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The History of the World: From the Dawn of Humanity to the Modern Age
Frank Welsh.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782061090.  Daedalus Item Code: 43914
 
In a narrative beginning almost 1.5 million years ago with the emergence of Homo erectus, the author of Battle for Christendom takes the reader from the Middle Ages to the ... (Read More)
 
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A History of America in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps
Chris West.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250043689.  Daedalus Item Code: 49522
 
In this delightful follow-up to A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps ("a lovely book ... and not just for philatelists," said the Cleveland Plain Dealer), English stamp ... (Read More)
 
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How We Elected Lincoln: Personal Recollections
Abram J. Dittenhoefer. Kathleen Hall Jamieson, foreword.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812219142.  Daedalus Item Code: 40298
 
Young South Carolinian abolitionist Abram Dittenhoefer encountered Abraham Lincoln in New York City on February 27, 1860, establishing a mutual friendship and trust. Soon, Dittenhoefer became a ... (Read More)
 
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How Paris Became Paris: The Invention of the Modern City
Joan DeJean.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620407684.  Daedalus Item Code: 59696
 
At the beginning of the 17th century, Paris was still emerging from its medieval walls, though within a century the city would be transformed. Joan DeJean here shows us that the Parisian model for ... (Read More)
 
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Hunt for the Southern Continent
James Cook. Philip Edwards, ed.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141025438.  Daedalus Item Code: 32320
 
On the second of his three great voyages, Captain James Cook was to sail farther south than any previous explorer seeking a rumored southern continent, to be settled by the British. Cook found ... (Read More)
 
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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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Imperial Footprints: Henry Morton Stanley's African Journeys
James L. Newman.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574887235.  Daedalus Item Code: 42073
 
"Dr. Livingstone, I presume?" The man who uttered those famous words was compared with Christopher Columbus in his day and became one of the late 19th-century's most newsworthy figures. Yet 100 years ... (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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Inferno: The World at War, 19391945
Max Hastings.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307273598.  Daedalus Item Code: 40112
 
One of Britain's top journalists and the author of more than 20 books, including Winston's War and the Somerset Maugham Award winner Bomber Command, Max Hastings here gives us what many ... (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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Inspector Minahan Makes a Stand: Or the Missing Girls of England
Bridget O'Donnell.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780330544641.  Daedalus Item Code: 52839
 
In Victorian London, the age of consent was just 13. Unwitting girls were regularly enticed or tricked and sold into prostitution, and could be trafficked to Brussels, Paris, or beyond. The official ... (Read More)
 
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In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette
Hampton Sides.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307946911.  Daedalus Item Code: 59148
 
(Named one of the Best Books of 2014 by the Washington Post, Minneapolis Star Tribune, and Miami Herald) This is Hampton Sides's evocative and gripping account of a ... (Read More)
 
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