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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
Glynis Ridley.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307463524.  Daedalus Item Code: 23501
An herbologist in 18th-century France and the lover of botanist Philibert Commerson, Jeanne Baret disguised herself as a man to accompany him on the first French circumnavigation of the world. Glynis ... (Read More)
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Do The Birds Still Sing In Hell?
Horace Greasley.
Publisher: John Blake.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782192275.  Daedalus Item Code: 52431
Horace "Jim" Greasley was 20 in the spring of 1939 when Nazi Germany invaded Czechoslovakia, followed by Poland. A year later Greasley was in a muddy field south of Cherbourg, France, with just 30 ... (Read More)
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Don't Know Much About Geography: Everything You Need to Know About the World but Never Learned
Kenneth C. Davis.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780380713790.  Daedalus Item Code: 51301
Who owns Antarctica? Where was the first city established? And was there really an Atlantis? Even if you do know something about geography, this book is still tantalizingly interesting. In addition ... (Read More)
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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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Earls of Paradise: England & the Dream of Perfection
Adam Nicolson.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007240524.  Daedalus Item Code: 33596
In the Arcadian vision, tomorrow would always be the same as yesterday—a dream that became ever more alluring as the changes of approaching modernity accelerated through 16th- and 17th-century ... (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 and Mary: Cousins, Rivals, Queens
Jane Dunn.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375708206.  Daedalus Item Code: 50340
The political and religious conflicts between Queen Elizabeth I and the doomed Mary, Queen of Scots, have for centuries captured our imagination and inspired memorable dramas played out on stage and ... (Read More)
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