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The Creation of Anne Boleyn: A New Look at England's Most Notorious Queen
Susan Bordo.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547834382.  Daedalus Item Code: 53319
Part biography, part cultural history, this book from the author of Unbearable Weight is a reconstruction of Anne Boleyn's life and an illuminating look at her afterlife in the popular ... (Read More)
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The New York Times Front Pages 1851–2012: Revised and Updated
Bill Keller, intro.
Publisher: Black Dog.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781603762977.  Daedalus Item Code: 51642
For over a century and a half the New York Times has offered "All the News That's Fit to Print" (although that famous slogan didn't appear until 1897). The front pages from those editions form ... (Read More)
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100 Greatest Military Photographs
Robert J. Dalessandro, Erin R. Mahan & Jerry D. Morelock.
Publisher: Whitman Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780794837730.  Daedalus Item Code: 44029
From the 1846–48 war with Mexico through the war in Iraq, America's military engagements are commemorated here with 100 outstanding black and white photographs, voted on by historians, artists, and ... (Read More)
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1775: A Good Year for Revolution
Kevin Phillips.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025121.  Daedalus Item Code: 52552
What if the year we have long commemorated as America's defining moment was in fact misleading? The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist The Cousins' Wars and the bestseller American ... (Read More)
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38 Nooses: Lincoln, Little Crow, and the Beginning of the Frontier's End
Scott W. Berg.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307377241.  Daedalus Item Code: 52553
In August 1862, after decades of broken treaties and encroachment on their lands, a group of Dakota warriors convened a council at the tepee of their leader Taoyateduta, or Little Crow. He counseled ... (Read More)
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5,000 Years of Royalty: Kings, Queens, Princes, Emperors & Tsars
Thomas J. Craughwell.
Publisher: Tess Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603761185.  Daedalus Item Code: 50570
This beautifully illustrated and highly browsable book is a pageant of important leaders throughout human history. More than 240 kings, queens, emperors, conquerors, sultans, chiefs, warriors, holy ... (Read More)
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Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy
John Julius Norwich.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812978841.  Daedalus Item Code: 43822
Following histories of Norman Sicily, Byzantium, Venice, and the Mediterranean, as well as explorations of Shakespeare's history plays, of music, and of architecture, John Julius Norwich here gives ... (Read More)
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Abundance of Valor: Resistance, Survival, and Liberation: 1944–45
Will Irwin.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345501769.  Daedalus Item Code: 21504
The World War II operation known as Market Garden—made famous in the book and film A Bridge Too Far—was the largest airborne assault in history up to that time, a high-risk Allied invasion of ... (Read More)
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African American National Biography: Two-Volume Set
Henry Louis Gates Jr. & Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, eds.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: 2 set.
ISBN: 9780199920785.  Daedalus Item Code: 43560
The 2008 publication of African American National Biography was perhaps the most thorough biographical series of its kind, but editors Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham ... (Read More)
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After Lincoln: How the North Won the Civil War and Lost the Peace
A.J. Langguth.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451617320.  Daedalus Item Code: 50962
This final book by journalist and historian A.J. Langguth follows Patriots, Union 1812, and Driven West, taking us into the post–Civil War era following Abraham Lincoln's ... (Read More)
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Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day
Stephan Talty.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547614816.  Daedalus Item Code: 43245
Before he remade himself as the master spy codenamed Garbo, Juan Pujol was known simply as a poultry farmer from Barcelona. Posing as the Nazis' only reliable spy inside England, however, he gave the ... (Read More)
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Alexander Hamilton: A Life
Willard Sterne Randall.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060954666.  Daedalus Item Code: 53516
From a less than auspicious start in 1755 on the Caribbean Island of Nevis to his untimely death in a duel with his old enemy Aaron Burr in 1804, Alexander Hamilton—despite his short life—left a huge ... (Read More)
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