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Verdun: The Lost History of the Most Important Battle of World War I, ...
John Mosier.
 
Publisher: NAL Caliber
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780451414625
Daedalus Item Code: 43143
 
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The World America Made
Robert Kagan.
 
Publisher: Knopf
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780307961310
Daedalus Item Code: 43148
 
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Lincoln's Generals
Gabor S. Boritt, ed.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803234543.  Daedalus Item Code: 43186
 
The founder of the Civil War Institute at Gettysburg College and a recipient of the National Humanities Medal, Gabor Boritt pilots this multifaceted study of the interaction between Abraham Lincoln ... (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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Pinkerton's Great Detective: The Amazing Life and Times of James McParland
Beau Riffenburgh.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025466.  Daedalus Item Code: 43123
 
The operatives of the Pinkerton's National Detective Agency were renowned for their subterfuge, infiltration, and investigation—none more so than James McParland, whose reputation mirrored the ... (Read More)
 
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A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico
Amy S. Greenberg.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307592699.  Daedalus Item Code: 43146
 
Often overlooked today, our 1846 war with Mexico was one of false starts, atrocities, and back-channel negotiations; it divided the nation and paved the way for the Civil War a generation later, but ... (Read More)
 
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Small Wars, Faraway Places: Global Insurrection and the Making of the Modern World, 1945–1965
Michael Burleigh.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025459.  Daedalus Item Code: 43134
 
Here the Samuel Johnson Prize–winning author of The Third Reich presents a sweeping history of the Cold War's many "hot" wars in the 20 years following the end of World War II. As once-great ... (Read More)
 
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The Civil War in 50 Objects
Harold Holzer. Eric Foner, intro.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670014637.  Daedalus Item Code: 43102
 
From a soldier's diary (with the pencil still attached) to John Brown's pike, from the Emancipation Proclamation to a Confederate Palmetto flag—and the leaves from Abraham Lincoln's bier—this is a ... (Read More)
 
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The Final Invasion: Plattsburgh, the War of 1812's Most Decisive Battle
David G. Fitz-Enz.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803227941.  Daedalus Item Code: 43177
 
Determined to assert our national identity and autonomy in the face of trade blockades, impressment of American sailors, and support of Indian nations, the United States entered its "second war of ... (Read More)
 
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The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways
Earl Swift.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618812417.  Daedalus Item Code: 43247
 
Perhaps nothing changed the face of America more than President Eisenhower's interstate highway system; at once man-made wonders, economic pipelines, agents of sprawl, and uniquely American promises ... (Read More)
 
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The Birth of Classical Europe: A History from Troy to Augustine
Simon Price & Peter Thonemann.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143120452.  Daedalus Item Code: 43099
 
In this engaging and well-illustrated look at the foundations of Western civilization, historians Simon Price and Peter Thonemann present a fresh perspective on classical culture in a book full of ... (Read More)
 
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The Cattlemen: From the Rio Grande Across the Far Marias, 2nd Edition
Mari Sandoz. Ron Hull, intro.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803229839.  Daedalus Item Code: 43176
 
Like The Buffalo Hunters and The Beaver Men, this 1958 book relates the history of the Great Plains to a particular animal that played a key role in its development. Mari Sandoz tells ... (Read More)
 
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4. Climbing the Stairs: Further Tales of a 1920s Kitchen Maid
Margaret Powell.
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5. The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II
Denise Kiernan.
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6. The Great War: A World War I Historical Collection
Robert J. Dalessandro & Erin R. Mahan.
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7. Bad History: How We Got the Past Wrong
Emma Marriott.
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8. Doomed Queens: Royal Women Who Met Bad Ends, From Cleopatra to Princess Di
Kris Waldherr.
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9. By Tank Into Normandy
Stuart Hills. Lord Deedes, foreword.
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10. Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion
Robert Morgan.
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