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12 Years a Slave
Solomon Northup. Steve McQueen, foreword. Ira Berlin, intro. Henry Louis Gates Jr., ed.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125419.  Daedalus Item Code: 60462
 
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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1913: In Search of the World before the Great War
Charles Emmerson.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781610392563.  Daedalus Item Code: 54269
 
Today, 1913 is inevitably viewed as the last year before a war that would shatter the global political order, undermining Europe's stability for decades. In this reappraisal of the era, the author of ... (Read More)
 
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Walks Through Britain's History: Over 100 Walks Exploring Britain's Heritage
Ann Winterbotham, illus.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393323504.  Daedalus Item Code: 61190
 
Each of the 12 sections in this brightly illustrated guide contains eight mapped, circular walks, ranging from one and a half to ten miles in length. Also included is such information as the overall ... (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: 61698
 
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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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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Agincourt: The King, the Campaign, the Battle
Juliet Barker. Bernard Cornwell, intro.
Publisher: Abacus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780349119182.  Daedalus Item Code: 61306
 
"The Battle of Agincourt of 1415 has endured in popular awareness on the strength of Shakespeare's Henry the Fifth. The historical Henry V bears scant resemblance to Falstaff's royal drinking ... (Read More)
 
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Album of the Damned: Snapshots from the Third Reich
Paul Garson.
Publisher: Academy Chicago.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780897335768.  Daedalus Item Code: 61740
 
Among the most chilling perspectives on World War II that we've seen, this album presents nearly 400 personal photos from Nazi Germany; most were taken by German soldiers, while some were by ... (Read More)
 
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America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation
David Goldfield.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596917026.  Daedalus Item Code: 53174
 
The author of Still Fighting the Civil War and Black, White, and Southern, historian David Goldfield here explores what he argues is a hugely significant yet overlooked force driving ... (Read More)
 
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Ancient American Art: In Detail
Colin McEwan.
Publisher: Harvard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780674033153.  Daedalus Item Code: 40043
 
Gorgeously illustrated with items of jade, turquoise, featherwork, wood, stone, metalwork, ceramics, and textiles from Mexico and Central and South America—including lifelike Olmec figures in kaolin ... (Read More)
 
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Ancient Egypt on Five Deben a Day
Donald P. Ryan.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500251485.  Daedalus Item Code: 52387
 
If ever a troublesome time warp should send you back to the 13th century BC, this is the only guide you'll need to navigate your way around the Egypt of Ramesses the Great. Sail up the Nile and visit ... (Read More)
 
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Ancient Israel: The Former Prophets: Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings
Robert Alter.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393082692.  Daedalus Item Code: 50421
 
Chronicling a golden age for ancient Israel and its subsequent decadence and defeat, the biblical books Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings are rendered into contemporary English by the PEN Center ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of Betrayal: The Secret History of MI6: Life and Death in the British Secret Service
Gordon Corera.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605985282.  Daedalus Item Code: 60828
 
From its inception in 1909 to the present day, Britain's intelligence agency MI6 has been cloaked in secrecy and shrouded in myth, and our understanding of what it means to be a spy has been largely ... (Read More)
 
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