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All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt
John Taliaferro.
 
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781416597308
Daedalus Item Code: 52555
 
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Leon Trotsky: A Revolutionary's Life
Joshua Rubenstein.
 
Publisher: Yale
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780300137248
Daedalus Item Code: 51992
 
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The Native American Experience
Jay Wertz.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780233003122.  Daedalus Item Code: 51741
 
From their prehistoric migration to North America through their contemporary contributions to the world of sports, art, and literature, the Native Americans are extensively profiled in this history. ... (Read More)
 
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The Last of the Doughboys: The Forgotten Generation and Their Forgotten World War
Richard Rubin.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544290488.  Daedalus Item Code: 52909
 
Eight decades after the end of World War I, Richard Rubin set out to see if he could still find and talk to someone who had actually served in the American Expeditionary Forces during that colossal ... (Read More)
 
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Into the Jaws of Death: The True Story of the Legendary Raid on Saint-Nazaire
Robert Lyman.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782064442.  Daedalus Item Code: 52363
 
On the night of March 28, 1942, in one of the most audacious raids of World War II, 600 British commandos and seamen set out across the English Channel in a flotilla bound for occupied France. They ... (Read More)
 
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Imperfect Presidents: Tales of Misadventure and Triumph
Jim Cullen.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780230605787.  Daedalus Item Code: 52886
 
In this humorous yet informative reappraisal of the American presidency, Jim Cullen takes 12 presidents down from their pedestals by examining key missteps in their careers—and how they transcended ... (Read More)
 
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We'll Meet Again: Britain at War: A Tribute to the Spirit of the People in What Was Britain's Darkest, and Its Finest, Hour
Maureen Hill.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909242500.  Daedalus Item Code: 52854
 
A behind-the-scenes look at World War II and a tribute to the British people, this book documents life on the home front in London. These 350 captioned, black and white images from the archives of ... (Read More)
 
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The English Village: History and Traditions
Martin Wainwright.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843177128.  Daedalus Item Code: 52395
 
Immortalized by Thomas Hardy, Elizabeth Gaskell, and William Wordsworth, the English village has become one of the defining symbols of British history and tradition. Martin Wainwright looks at the ... (Read More)
 
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The Not-So-Nude Ride of Lady Godiva: And Other Morsels of Misinformation from the History Books
David Haviland.
Publisher: Tarcher.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781585429394.  Daedalus Item Code: 52923
 
History may be written by the winners, but historically, the winners haven't always been the best historians. Fortunately, David Haviland is one of the best historians—or at the very least, one of ... (Read More)
 
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The Holocaust Encyclopedia
Walter Laqueur & Judith Tydor Baumel, eds.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300084320.  Daedalus Item Code: 52752
 
This reference provides both a reflective overview of the Holocaust and concise yet informative entries on related events, policies, cities, and individuals. Featuring 276 black and white photographs ... (Read More)
 
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To Move the World: JFK's Quest for Peace
Jeffrey D. Sachs.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812994926.  Daedalus Item Code: 52585
 
The last great campaign of John F. Kennedy's life was to attempt to forge a sustainable peace with the Soviet Union. As economist Jeffrey Sachs posits here, four key speeches delivered between the ... (Read More)
 
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Camp Z: How British Intelligence Broke Hitler's Deputy
Stephen McGinty.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857380722.  Daedalus Item Code: 52831
 
On 10 May 1941, Rudolf Hess, then Adolf Hitler's deputy führer, parachuted into Scotland on a mission to meet with the Duke of Hamilton, ostensibly to broker a peace deal with the British government. ... (Read More)
 
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8. A Brief Guide to Private Life in Britain's Stately Homes: Masters and Servants in the Golden Age
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