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Double Agent: The First Hero of World War II and How the FBI Outwitted and Destroyed a Nazi Spy Ring
Peter Duffy.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451667950.  Daedalus Item Code: 53000
"In the years preceding the U.S. entry into WWII, Germany had set up a sophisticated and productive espionage ring, effectively utilizing well-placed German Americans. They were able to infiltrate ... (Read More)
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Dynamite, Treason & Plot: Terrorism in Victorian & Edwardian London
Simon Webb.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752463780.  Daedalus Item Code: 40056
Although Britons may think of terrorism as a relatively recent phenomenon, it has been a feature of London life for more than 150 years. In this history, Simon Webb reveals the schemes—perpetrated by ... (Read More)
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The East, the West, and Sex: A History of Erotic Encounters
Richard Bernstein.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375414091.  Daedalus Item Code: 13680
In this rich and seductive narrative of the powerful erotic pull the East has always had for the West—a pervasive yet often ignored aspect of their long historical relationship—Richard Bernstein ... (Read More)
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Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848–1877
Brenda Wineapple.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061234576.  Daedalus Item Code: 52561
Broadly surveying the most tumultuous decades in America's history, the author of the National Book Critics Circle Award finalist White Heat vividly brings to life the secession crisis, the ... (Read More)
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Edge of Empire: Conquest and Collecting in the East 1750–1850
Maya Jasanoff.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007180110.  Daedalus Item Code: 31039
(Winner of the 2005 Duff Cooper Prize and a Book of the Year in the Economist, the Guardian and the Sunday Times) The talented historian who also wrote 2011 Samuel Johnson ... (Read More)
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Eighty Days: Nellie Bly and Elizabeth Bisland's History-Making Race Around the World
Matthew Goodman.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345527264.  Daedalus Item Code: 52562
On November 14, 1889, crusading reporter Nellie Bly left New York City by steamship on a quest to break the record for the fastest trip around the world. Also departing from New York that day—and ... (Read More)
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Elixir: A History of Water and Humankind
Brian Fagan.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608190034.  Daedalus Item Code: 54032
The chief component of the Earth and the human body, water has been viewed in differing ways throughout history. The author of The Great Warming and Journey Through an Ancient Land ... (Read More)
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Elizabeth in the Garden: A Story of Love, Rivalry and Spectacular Design
Trea Martyn.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571217014.  Daedalus Item Code: 52425
A historian of gardens, Trea Martyn here offers the beguiling story of how Elizabeth I's two great courtiers fought a lifelong duel for her affections by creating ever more lavish gardens for their ... (Read More)
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Elizabeth's Bedfellows: An Intimate History of the Queen's Court
Anna Whitelock.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408836613.  Daedalus Item Code: 53282
Queen Elizabeth I acceded to the throne in 1558, and for more than 40 years her bedchamber was the heart of her court. Elizabeth's private life was of public concern—her body represented the state ... (Read More)
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The Elizabethans
A.N. Wilson.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099547143.  Daedalus Item Code: 52594
This sweeping panorama of the Elizabethan age from the author of The Victorians and Dante in Love reveals a time of strange and remarkable personages and vast political and social ... (Read More)
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Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World
Alison Weir.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345521378.  Daedalus Item Code: 59183
She was the first Tudor queen, and the namesake of her granddaughter Elizabeth I. Elizabeth of York was the first-born child of King Edward IV, and like her brothers, the Princes in the Tower, she ... (Read More)
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Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis and the Confederate Civil War
James M. McPherson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143127758.  Daedalus Item Code: 59825
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2014) History has not been kind to Jefferson Davis; in his own time and in later generations he has been variously deemed an incompetent ... (Read More)
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