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I Lie for a Living: Greatest Spies of All Time
Anthony Shugaar. Stephen Guarnaccia, illus. Peter Earnest, foreword.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780792253167.  Daedalus Item Code: 38957
 
A who's who of spydom from biblical days to recent times, this book from the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., introduces a rogue's gallery of history's most accomplished intriguers and ... (Read More)
 
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An Imam in Paris: Account of a Stay in France by an Egyptian Cleric
Rifa'a Rafi' al-Tahtawi. Daniel L. Newman, trans.
Publisher: SAQI.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780863564079.  Daedalus Item Code: 50332
 
In the 1820s, young Muslim cleric Rifa'a Rafi' al-Tahtawi traveled to Paris as a member of the first Egyptian educational mission; during a stay of five years, he documented his observations on ... (Read More)
 
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In Pursuit of the Absolute Art of the Ancient World: The George Ortiz Collection
George Ortiz. John Boardman, intro.
Publisher: Benteli.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9783716510261.  Daedalus Item Code: 32653
 
For more than 60 years the Paris-born collector George Ortiz has assiduously traveled the world in search of the finest ancient art. The fruits of his labors are shown here in 291 color ... (Read More)
 
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The Inheritor's Powder: A Tale of Arsenic, Murder, and the New Forensic Science
Sandra Hempel.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393349887.  Daedalus Item Code: 59001
 
In the first half of the 19th century, an epidemic of arsenic poisoning swept through Europe. Available at any corner shop for a few pence, arsenic was undetectable in food or drink, and came to be ... (Read More)
 
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In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
Erik Larson.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307408853.  Daedalus Item Code: 59312
 
A mild-mannered professor from Chicago, William Dodd became America's first ambassador to Hitler's Germany in 1933. In this nonfiction narrative that reads like a political thriller, from the author ... (Read More)
 
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In the Wake of the Plague: The Black Death & the World It Made
Norman F. Cantor.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781476797748.  Daedalus Item Code: 59160
 
The Black Death was the 14th century's equivalent of a nuclear war, assays medieval history professor Norman Cantor. It wiped out one-third of Europe's population, and radically changed the lives of ... (Read More)
 
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Israel: Past and Present
D. Bahat, text. S. Rotem, illus.
Publisher: Vision Roma.   Format: spiral.
ISBN: 9788881620838.  Daedalus Item Code: 41574
 
Visiting major archaeological sites in Israel and the Holy Land, this intriguing visual history allows you to compare today's landscapes and ruins with reconstructions of the grand edifices that ... (Read More)
 
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It Happened in Massachusetts: Second Edition
Larry B. Pletcher.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762748990.  Daedalus Item Code: 41879
 
From the real story of the witch hysteria that raged through Salem Village in 1692 to the hot August day in 1892 when Lizzie Borden "took an axe," this brisk tour of Massachusetts profiles horrible ... (Read More)
 
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J.A. Froude's The Reign of Mary Tudor
J.A. Froude. Eamon Duffy, intro.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781441186850.  Daedalus Item Code: 42578
 
"Great historical writing, perhaps all historical writing, holds a mirror up to two different worlds: the age it sets out to describe, and the age in which it is written," explains Eamon Duffy in his ... (Read More)
 
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Jack the Ripper
Mark Whitehead & Miriam Rivett.
Publisher: Pocket Essentials.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781842438411.  Daedalus Item Code: 43075
 
The series of vicious murders and mutilations committed in the run-down Whitechapel area of London's East End in 1888 so shocked Victorian Britain that the mysterious perpetrator—only later dubbed ... (Read More)
 
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Joanna: The Notorious Queen of Naples, Jerusalem & Sicily
Nancy Goldstone.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753826843.  Daedalus Item Code: 41648
 
"Resilient Queen Joanna of Naples (1326–1382) weathered overwhelming political challenges, financial ruin and a papal-run murder trial for the death of her Hungarian husband—all by age 22. Nancy ... (Read More)
 
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July 1914: Countdown to War
Sean McMeekin.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465060740.  Daedalus Item Code: 49136
 
Conventional wisdom holds that it was an ambitious and warlike German Empire that largely precipitated Europe's spiral into World War I, following the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and ... (Read More)
 
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