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The Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure & Exploration
Fergus Fleming & Annabel Merullo, eds. Michael Palin, intro.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585677665.  Daedalus Item Code: 41268
 
In the 18th century, exploration entered a new phase; the greatest explorers were motivated more by scientific inquiry than by commercial interest, and they set out to make a full record of ... (Read More)
 
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Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air
Richard Holmes.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307379665.  Daedalus Item Code: 62892
 
(One of Time Magazine's Top Ten Nonfiction Books of 2013) "The dream of flight is to see the world differently," posits the National Book Critics Circle Award–winning author of The ... (Read More)
 
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Family Album: Edwardian Life in the Lake Counties
John Satchell. Margaret Shaw, photog.
Publisher: Sutton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750910491.  Daedalus Item Code: 42645
 
This is a remarkable collection of some 200 photographs taken between 1900 and 1908 in Kendal and the Lake District in northwest England. The photographer, Margaret Shaw, was the daughter of an ... (Read More)
 
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Fatal Rivalry: Flodden 1513: Henry VIII, James IV and the Battle for Renaissance Britain
George Goodwin.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393073683.  Daedalus Item Code: 71716
 
Following Fatal Colours: Towton 1461, historian George Goodwin here takes us back to Flodden in the northernmost corner of England, where the greatest and bloodiest Anglo-Scottish battle in ... (Read More)
 
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The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic that Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics
Stephen Coss.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476783086.  Daedalus Item Code: 70611
 
In 1721, during the worst smallpox epidemic in Boston history, Puritan preacher Cotton Mather convinced Dr. Zabdiel Boylston to try a radical procedure: making an incision in the arm of a healthy ... (Read More)
 
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Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Robert L. O'Connell.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069729.  Daedalus Item Code: 63397
 
The author of The Ghosts of Cannae, Of Arms and Men, and Soul of the Sword, military historian Robert O'Connell offers this bold, revisionist portrait of William Tecumseh ... (Read More)
 
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Fighting Men of World War II: Allied Forces Uniforms, Equipment & Weapons
David Miller.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780785828143.  Daedalus Item Code: 51622
 
From the classic KA-BAR knife carried by U.S. Marines to the felt overboots worn by Soviet soldiers in the Russian winter, this book surveys the arms, equipment, and uniforms of Allied soldiers in ... (Read More)
 
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Fighting Men of World War II: Axis Forces Uniforms, Equipment and Weapons
David Miller.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780785828150.  Daedalus Item Code: 51623
 
More than just weapons like Germany's iconic Walther P38 sidearm and Japan's shin gunto sword (modeled after traditional samurai designs), the military equipment of the Axis powers in World ... (Read More)
 
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Fire and Movement: The British Expeditionary Force and the Campaign of 1914
Peter Hart.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199989270.  Daedalus Item Code: 63920
 
The dramatic opening weeks of the Great War passed into legend before the conflict had even ended. And yet, as Peter Hart explains in this gripping and revisionary chronicle, Britain's part in the ... (Read More)
 
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The First Well: A Bethlehem Boyhood
Jabra Ibrahim Jabra. Mohammad Shaheen, foreword. Issa J. Boullata, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913719.  Daedalus Item Code: 53699
 
As a child in British Mandate Palestine, poet and translator Jabra Ibrahim Jabra (1920–94) enjoyed proximity to a rich confluence of cultures in Bethlehem and Jerusalem. In this 1987 memoir, Jabra ... (Read More)
 
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Flight from the Reich: Refugee Jews, 1933–1946
Debórah Dwork & Robert Jan van Pelt.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393342642.  Daedalus Item Code: 63540
 
The co-authors of Auschwitz and Holocaust here chronicle a different story of Jewish persecution by Nazi Germany, telling of those who fled the Third Reich. As Hitler came to power in ... (Read More)
 
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For Adam's Sake: A Family Saga in Colonial New England
Allegra di Bonaventura.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780871407764.  Daedalus Item Code: 71742
 
Joshua Hempstead was a well-respected farmer and tradesman in New London, Connecticut. As his remarkable diary (1711–58) reveals, he also owned a slave, Adam Jackson, for more than 30 years. In this ... (Read More)
 
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