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The New York Times Front Pages 1851–2012: Revised and Updated
Bill Keller, intro.
Publisher: Black Dog.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603762977.  Daedalus Item Code: 51642
 
For over a century and a half the New York Times has offered "All the News That's Fit to Print" (although that famous slogan didn't appear until 1897). The front pages from those editions form ... (Read More)
 
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100 Greatest Military Photographs
Robert J. Dalessandro, Erin R. Mahan & Jerry D. Morelock.
Publisher: Whitman Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780794837730.  Daedalus Item Code: 44029
 
From the 1846–48 war with Mexico through the war in Iraq, America's military engagements are commemorated here with 100 outstanding black and white photographs, voted on by historians, artists, and ... (Read More)
 
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1616: The World in Motion
Thomas Christensen.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781619020672.  Daedalus Item Code: 51890
 
This fascinating exploration of the early modern world, from the author of The Discovery of America and Other Myths, focuses on a single year as a window into a restless, expansive era. From ... (Read More)
 
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5,000 Years of Royalty: Kings, Queens, Princes, Emperors & Tsars
Thomas J. Craughwell.
Publisher: Tess Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603761185.  Daedalus Item Code: 50570
 
This beautifully illustrated and highly browsable book is a pageant of important leaders throughout human history. More than 240 kings, queens, emperors, conquerors, sultans, chiefs, warriors, holy ... (Read More)
 
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Absolute Monarchs: A History of the Papacy
John Julius Norwich.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812978841.  Daedalus Item Code: 43822
 
Following histories of Norman Sicily, Byzantium, Venice, and the Mediterranean, as well as explorations of Shakespeare's history plays, of music, and of architecture, John Julius Norwich here gives ... (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: 21504
 
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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African American National Biography: Two-Volume Set
Henry Louis Gates Jr. & Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham, eds.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: 2 set.
ISBN: 9780199920785.  Daedalus Item Code: 43560
 
The 2008 publication of African American National Biography was perhaps the most thorough biographical series of its kind, but editors Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham ... (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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After the Fall: The End of the European Dream and the Decline of a Continent
Walter Laqueur.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250000088.  Daedalus Item Code: 44199
 
Ravaged by the world economic meltdown, increasingly dependent on imported oil and gas, and lacking a common foreign policy, Europe is in great danger, warns Walter Laqueur in this follow-up to his ... (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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Alexander the Corrector: The Tormented Genius Whose Cruden's Concordance Unwrote the Bible
Julia Keay.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781585678013.  Daedalus Item Code: 22279
 
Cruden's Concordance to the Bible, a combination index, dictionary, and analysis of the Bible, was a monumental achievement; at 2.5 million words, it is four times the length of the Bible ... (Read More)
 
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Alix and Nicky: The Passion of the Last Tsar and Tsarina
Virginia Rounding.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312381004.  Daedalus Item Code: 43860
 
There are perhaps few characters in history about whom opinion has been more divided than the last Tsar of Russia, Nicholas II, and his wife the Empress Alexandra Fyodorovna. While some have ... (Read More)
 
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