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Gandhi Before India
Ramachandra Guha.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385532297.  Daedalus Item Code: 63399
 
Although we tend to visualize Mohandas Gandhi in his old age—a peaceful sage leading India on its path toward its independence—many of his ideas and tactics were developed much earlier during his ... (Read More)
 
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George Kennan: A Writing Life
Lee Congdon.
Publisher: ISI Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781933859712.  Daedalus Item Code: 31151
 
There were two George Kennans, posits history professor Lee Congdon: the first was a diplomat and ambassador to the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia, a tough political realist who gained fame as the ... (Read More)
 
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The Glorious Art of Peace: From the Iliad to Iraq
John Gittings.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199575763.  Daedalus Item Code: 50942
 
Human progress and prosperity depend on a peaceful environment, and people generally have always sought to live in peace, yet our perception of the past is too often dominated by a narrative ... (Read More)
 
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Grant's Final Victory: Ulysses S. Grant's Heroic Last Year
Charles Bracelen Flood.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306820281.  Daedalus Item Code: 51779
 
Shortly after losing all of his wealth in an 1884 swindle, Ulysses S. Grant learned that he had terminal throat and mouth cancer. To protect his family from financial hardship, a determined Grant ... (Read More)
 
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Great Battles of the Civil War
John MacDonald. John Keegan, foreword.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780785830955.  Daedalus Item Code: 71161
 
Fought by massive armies on a wide variety of terrains, the American Civil War can be difficult to visualize, and its key players are numerous. Individually discussing 17 battles—among them Shiloh, ... (Read More)
 
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Great Harry's Navy: How Henry VIII Gave England Seapower
Geoffrey Moorhouse.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407248677.  Daedalus Item Code: 51173
 
If he is best remembered for his six wives and gluttonous appetite, Henry VIII's complex domestic life overshadows an all-but-forgotten fact: he founded what would become the Royal Navy. His vision ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Task Remaining Before Us: Reconstruction as America's Continuing Civil War
Paul A. Cimbala & Randall M. Miller, eds.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823232031.  Daedalus Item Code: 64058
 
The American Civil War did not necessarily end with Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox, suggest Paul Cimbala and Randall Miller in the preface to this anthology, positing instead that ... (Read More)
 
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The Greater Journey: Americans in Paris: Unabridged Selections
David McCullough. Edward Herrmann, reader.
Publisher: Encore.   Format: 7 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9781442387812.  Daedalus Item Code: 70639
 
Two-time Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner David McCullough here tells the story of the adventurous American artists, writers, doctors, politicians, architects, and others of high ... (Read More)
 
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Guide to Military Operations Other Than War: Tactics, Techniques & Procedures for Stability & Support Operations: Domestic & International
Keith E. Bonn & Anthony E. Baker.
Publisher: Stackpole.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780811729390.  Daedalus Item Code: 43670
 
Although the news outlets generally televise the latest airstrikes and invasions, many of the military's most crucial operations involve such meaningful but low-profile functions as civilian ... (Read More)
 
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The Handy American History Answer Book
David L. Hudson Jr.
Publisher: Visible Ink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781578594719.  Daedalus Item Code: 64666
 
This question-and-answer history takes a walk through the economic, political, and social forces that built the United States, as well as the military conflicts that forged it as a nation and have ... (Read More)
 
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The Handy Civil War Answer Book
Samuel Willard Crompton.
Publisher: Visible Ink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781578594764.  Daedalus Item Code: 64668
 
How did the Mexican-American War influence 1850s America? What was Robert E. Lee's connection to George Washington? What was so important about the Homestead Act? Would North and South have been ... (Read More)
 
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Heroes, Rascals, & Rogues: A Compendium of Notable Historical Characters, Who Have Made Their Names ... By Foul Means or Fair
Rupert Matthews & John Birdsall.
Publisher: AA Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780749558888.  Daedalus Item Code: 42870
 
Heavily illustrated and compulsively readable, this book of popular biography packs in hundreds of profiles of famous, infamous, and all-but-forgotten figures of ancient and recent times, from ... (Read More)
 
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