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A Genius for Deception: How Cunning Helped the British Win Two World ...
Nicholas Rankin.
 
Publisher: Oxford
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780199769179
Daedalus Item Code: 43585
 
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Rebellion: The History of England from James I to the Glorious ...
Peter Ackroyd.
 
Publisher: Thomas Dunne
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781250003638
Daedalus Item Code: 49564
 
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The Time Traveler's Guide to Elizabethan England
Ian Mortimer.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125631.  Daedalus Item Code: 49556
 
In this much-desired follow-up to The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England, Ian Mortimer takes us through the world of Shakespeare and Elizabeth I as though it will be our next vacation ... (Read More)
 
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The Oxford Companion to Archaeology: Three-Volume Set: Second Edtion
Neil Asher Silberman, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: 3 set.
ISBN: 9780199735785.  Daedalus Item Code: 43604
 
Exploring the many advances in the field of archaeology since the first edition was published in 1996, this thoroughly updated second edition provides more than 700 entries on sites, civilizations, ... (Read More)
 
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Echoes of the Mexican-American War
Krystyna M. Libura et al.
Publisher: Groundwood.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780888995827.  Daedalus Item Code: 43727
 
The Mexican-American War (1846–48) was an event of major consequences, not only for the countries involved but also for the entire North American continent. It was also the first war to be documented ... (Read More)
 
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The Making of a Patriot: Benjamin Franklin at the Cockpit
Sheila L. Skemp.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195386578.  Daedalus Item Code: 43599
 
On January 29, 1774, Benjamin Franklin was called to appear before the Privy Council—a select group of the king's advisors—in an octagonal-shaped room in Whitehall Palace known as the Cockpit. ... (Read More)
 
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The Best and the Brightest
David Halberstam.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780449908709.  Daedalus Item Code: 43824
 
Using portraits of America's flawed policy makers and accounts of the forces that drove them, Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist David Halberstam here reckons with the abiding question: why did ... (Read More)
 
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The Religious Roots of the First Amendment: Dissenting Protestants and the Separation of Church and State
Nicholas P. Miller. Mark Noll, foreword.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199858361.  Daedalus Item Code: 43610
 
America's separation of church and state is often attributed to the founders' Enlightenment views and the republican ethos of citizenship. In this history, Nicholas Miller argues that dissenting ... (Read More)
 
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The Village: 400 Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues, a History of Greenwich Village
John Strausbaugh.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062078216.  Daedalus Item Code: 49667
 
From Dutch settlers to Washington Square patricians, from the studios of abstract expressionists to the hangouts of the Beats, from the Triangle Shirtwaist Fire to the Stonewall riots, John ... (Read More)
 
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The State vs. Nelson Mandela: The Trial that Changed South Africa
Joel Joffe. Nelson Mandela, foreword.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851686384.  Daedalus Item Code: 43773
 
On July 11, 1963, a dry-cleaning van drove up to a rural farm near Johannesburg, South Africa; within seconds, heavily armed police burst out and arrested the entire high command of the armed wing of ... (Read More)
 
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The Plains of Mars: European War Prints, 1500–1825
James Clifton & Leslie M. Scattone.
Publisher: Yale/MFA Houston.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780890901670.  Daedalus Item Code: 43423
 
From the 15th through the 19th century, Europe remained in an almost perpetual state of war, and printed images during this time served a variety of functions—commemorative, propagandistic, ... (Read More)
 
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Dangerous Games: The Uses and Abuses of History
Margaret MacMillan.
Publisher: Modern Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812979961.  Daedalus Item Code: 43826
 
The author of Nixon and Mao, Women of the Raj, and Paris 1919—which won the Duff Cooper Prize, the Samuel Johnson Prize for nonfiction, and the Governor-General's prize for ... (Read More)
 
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Doris Kearns Goodwin.
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Adrian Fort.
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3. A Country of Vast Designs: James K. Polk, the Mexican War, and the Conquest of the American Continent
Robert W. Merry.
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4. The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
Edmund Morris.
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5. A Covert Affair: When Julia and Paul Child Joined the OSS
Jennet Conant.
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6. Escape from the Deep: The True Story of Courage and Survival During World War II
Alex Kershaw.
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7. SAS and Elite Forces Guide: Ropes and Knots: Essential Rope Skills from the World's Elite Units
Charles Stronge.
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8. Franklin and Lucy: Mrs. Rutherfurd and the Other Remarkable Women in Roosevelt's Life
Joseph E. Persico.
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9. World War II Secret Operations Handbook: S.O.E., O.S.S. & Maquis Guide to Sabotaging the Nazi War Machine
Stephen Hart & Chris Mann.
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10. The Spanish Civil War: Interlink Illustrated Histories
Gabriele Ranzato. Janet Sethre Paxia, trans.
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