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A Tale of Two Murders: Passion and Power in Seventeenth-Century France
James R. Farr.
 
Publisher: Duke
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780822334712
Daedalus Item Code: 51280
 
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The Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo—and the ...
James Donovan.
 
Publisher: Little, Brown
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780316053747
Daedalus Item Code: 51237
 
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Valverde's Gold: A True Tale of Greed, Obsession and Grit
Mark Honigsbaum.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330491150.  Daedalus Item Code: 51401
 
In 1887 two British sailors landed on the coast of Ecuador and set off across the Andes to locate an immense hoard of Inca gold, lost for centuries in a remote and mysterious mountain range. Armed ... (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 Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America
Timothy Egan.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547394602.  Daedalus Item Code: 51432
 
In his National Book Award winner The Worst Hard Time, Timothy Egan put the environmental disaster of the Dust Bowl at the center of a rich history told through real characters he brought to ... (Read More)
 
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Stupid Wars: A Citizen's Guide to Botched Putsches, Failed Coups, Inane Invasions, and Ridiculous Revolutions
Ed Strosser & Michael Prince.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061258473.  Daedalus Item Code: 51270
 
Be prepared to laugh out loud—and gasp in horror—at the painfully idiotic warfare strategies, alliances, and decisions profiled here by best friends and history buffs Ed Strosser and Michael Prince. ... (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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Franco and Hitler: Spain, Germany, and World War II
Stanley G. Payne.
Publisher: Yale/BOMC.   Format: as is, hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300122824.  Daedalus Item Code: 51376
 
Was Francisco Franco sympathetic to Nazi Germany? Why didn't Spain enter World War II? In what ways did Spain collaborate with the Third Reich? And how much did Spain assist Jewish refugees? Stanley ... (Read More)
 
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Time: Gettysburg: Turning Point of the Civil War: 150th-Anniversary Tribute
Jeff Shaara, prologue. Richard Stengal & Kelly Knauer, eds.
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781618930538.  Daedalus Item Code: 51471
 
The turning point of the Civil War and arguably the most momentous struggle fought on American soil, the battle of Gettysburg inspires a unique reverence among military historians and the general ... (Read More)
 
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The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
Timothy Egan.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618773473.  Daedalus Item Code: 51425
 
(National Book Award winner) Pulitzer Prize winner Timothy Egan presents this cautionary epic about a horrific, man-made environmental disaster that coincided with the Great Depression, and ... (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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