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Passchendaele: The Sacrificial Ground
Nigel Steel & Peter Hart.
 
Publisher: Cassell
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780304359752
Daedalus Item Code: 51179
 
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Constellation of Genius: 1922: Modernism and All that Jazz
Kevin Jackson.
 
Publisher: Windmill Books
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099559023
Daedalus Item Code: 51081
 
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Those Angry Days: Roosevelt, Lindbergh, and America's Fight Over World War II, 1939–1941
Lynne Olson.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069743.  Daedalus Item Code: 51060
 
(A 2013 New York Times Notable Book of the Year) In this gripping, in-depth account, the author of Citizens of London describes a bitter, sometimes violent clash of personalities ... (Read More)
 
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Memory of the World: The Treasures that Record Our History from 1700 BC to the Present Day
Irina Bokova, foreword.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: B0092HPZ2K.  Daedalus Item Code: 51222
 
From the Gutenberg Bible to the diary of Anne Frank, and from the Bayeux Tapestry to Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, this UNESCO publication documents 244 important events, discoveries, or inventions ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Pearl Heist: London’s Greatest Thief and Scotland Yard’s Hunt for the World’s Most Valuable Necklace
Molly Caldwell Crosby.
Publisher: Berkley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780425253731.  Daedalus Item Code: 51245
 
In the summer of 1913, under the cover of London's perpetual smoggy dusk, two brilliant minds—a celebrated gentleman thief and a talented Scotland Yard detective—pit themselves against each other in ... (Read More)
 
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Seeds, Sex and Civilization: How the Hidden Life of Plants has Shaped Our World
Peter Thompson.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500251706.  Daedalus Item Code: 51106
 
When speaking of the great builders of civilization, few people think first of rice, wheat, coffee, nuts, peas, beans, or olives. Yet man's relationship with such seeds has for millennia influenced ... (Read More)
 
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The Classical Tradition
Anthony Grafton, Glenn W. Most & Salvatore Settis, eds.
Publisher: Harvard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780674035720.  Daedalus Item Code: 51216
 
How do we get from the polis to the police? Or from Odysseus’s sirens to an ambulance’s? The legacy of ancient Greece and Rome has been imitated, misunderstood, and reworked by every Western culture ... (Read More)
 
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Let Our Fame Be Great: Journeys Among the Defiant People of the Caucasus
Oliver Bullough.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465021840.  Daedalus Item Code: 51051
 
Though recognized today as the site of atrocities in Chechnya and the 2008 war between Russia and Georgia, the jagged peaks of the Caucasus Mountains, stretching across the isthmus between the ... (Read More)
 
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Flight from Monticello: Thomas Jefferson at War
Michael Kranish.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199837328.  Daedalus Item Code: 50830
 
When Thomas Jefferson wrote his epitaph, he listed as his accomplishments his authorship of the Declaration of Independence and the Virginia statute of religious freedom, and his founding of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Civil War Lover's Guide to New York City
Bill Morgan.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611211221.  Daedalus Item Code: 50575
 
Though few Americans might associate New York City with the Civil War, the city is filled with scores of monuments, historical sites, and resources related to those turbulent years, from Ulysses S. ... (Read More)
 
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Sir Richard Burton's Travels in Arabia and Africa: Four Lectures from a Huntington Library Manuscript
Richard Burton. John Hayman, ed.
Publisher: Huntington Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780873282093.  Daedalus Item Code: 51002
 
Explorer, linguist, anthropologist, Richard Burton was one of the most fascinating figures of the Victorian era. In 1866, while serving as British consul in Brazil, he gave four lectures on the ... (Read More)
 
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The Library of Congress Illustrated Timeline of the Civil War
Margaret E. Wagner. Gary W. Gallagher, intro.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316120685.  Daedalus Item Code: 51253
 
An outstanding introduction to the Civil War for the student or general reader, this handsome oversized volume offers more than 350 intriguing and rarely seen images of the era, so that even seasoned ... (Read More)
 
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