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12 Years a Slave: Movie Tie-In Edition
Solomon Northup. Steve McQueen, foreword. Ira Berlin, intro. Henry Louis Gates Jr., ed.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125419.  Daedalus Item Code: 49103
 
The inspiration for the multiple Oscar and Golden Globe Award–winning motion picture by British director Steve McQueen and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, this is the memoir of Solomon Northup, a black ... (Read More)
 
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Abraham Lincoln: The Illustrated Edition: The Prairie Years and the War Years
Carl Sandburg.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402781308.  Daedalus Item Code: 32766
 
Using primary sources and his own poetic eye for detail, Carl Sandburg distilled his Pulitzer Prize–winning biographies into a single volume, tracing Abraham Lincoln's journey from country lawyer to ... (Read More)
 
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The Age of Airpower
Martin Van Creveld.
Publisher: PublicAffairs/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781586489816.  Daedalus Item Code: 38096
 
Airpower, more than any other factor, has shaped war in the past century, posits Martin Van Creveld. In addition to surveying the many accomplishments of airpower—including many of the most crucial ... (Read More)
 
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Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal
Ben Macintyre.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307353412.  Daedalus Item Code: 38958
 
(A Washington Post Best Book of 2007 and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year) Eddie Chapman was a charming criminal, a con man, and a philanderer. He was also one of the ... (Read More)
 
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Alexander the Great: Pocket Biographies
E.E. Rice.
Publisher: Sutton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750937641.  Daedalus Item Code: 32471
 
"It is a daunting task to write a biography of Alexander the Great," writes E.E. Rice in her introduction to this concise biography. (Not much is known, she adds, yet much scholarly information ... (Read More)
 
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Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers, and the Schism in the American Soul
Patrick A. Swan, ed.
Publisher: ISI Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781882926855.  Daedalus Item Code: 31143
 
"In August 1948, Alger Hiss, a former State Department bureaucrat, was accused of being a Soviet spy.... The case quickly became a cause célèbre, the center of the bitter battle between conservatives ... (Read More)
 
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American Presidential China
Susan Gray Detweiler. David L. Barquist, introduction.
Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780876331927.  Daedalus Item Code: 32721
 
The china used by the First Families—at the White House and in their private residences—sheds a light on trends in taste, style, and modes of entertaining as they have evolved in the United States. ... (Read More)
 
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Among the Bohemians: Experiments in Living 1900–1939
Virginia Nicholson.
Publisher: Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060548469.  Daedalus Item Code: 49049
 
(A San Francisco Chronicle Best Book of 2002) They ate garlic and didn't always bathe; they listened to Wagner and worshiped Diaghilev; they sent their children to coeducational ... (Read More)
 
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Ancient Civilizations: World Heritage Sites
Marco Cattaneo & Jasmina Trifoni.
Publisher: White Star Publishers.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9788854001756.  Daedalus Item Code: 38232
 
Showcasing World Heritage Sites protected under a 1972 UNESCO treaty, this sumptuously illustrated book tours the caves at Lascaux, Hadrian's Wall, the villas of Pompeii, the Acropolis, Carthage, the ... (Read More)
 
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Angel in the Forest: A Fairy Tale of Two Utopias
Marguerite Young.
Publisher: Dalkey Archive.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781564780546.  Daedalus Item Code: 33931
 
The rise and fall of two utopian societies in 19th-century Indiana form the basis of this 1945 history by the author of Miss Macintosh, My Darling. Father George Rapp's celibate community ... (Read More)
 
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Around the World with General Grant: Abridged Edition
John Russell Young. Michael Fellman, ed.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780801869501.  Daedalus Item Code: 34974
 
After leaving the office of the presidency in 1877, Ulysses S. Grant embarked on a two-and-a-half year, around-the-world tour that took him from Europe to the Middle East and Asia. Accompanying Grant ... (Read More)
 
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At Home—A Short History of Private Life: Special Illustrated Edition
Bill Bryson.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385537285.  Daedalus Item Code: 39031
 
As he did with A Short History of Nearly Everything (which earned him both the Aventis Prize and the Descartes Prize), Bill Bryson here reintroduces At Home—his lively history of the ... (Read More)
 
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