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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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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 Hiding: The Life of Manuel Cortes
Ronald Fraser.
Publisher: Verso.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844675968.  Daedalus Item Code: 38441
 
In this oral history from the author of Blood of Spain, originally published in 1972, Ronald Fraser unearths the story of Manuel Cortés, a socialist and the Republican mayor of the village of ... (Read More)
 
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In Mania's Memory
Lisa Birnie.
Publisher: Read Leaf.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781897476796.  Daedalus Item Code: 50788
 
A Jewish girl from Poland, Mania Fishel Kroll was seven years old when World War II began, and 11 when she saw her mother die at Auschwitz. Later transferred to the Reichenbach work camp, Mania would ... (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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India: A Portrait
Patrick French.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307272430.  Daedalus Item Code: 32594
 
Second only to China in the magnitude of its economic miracle and second to none in its potential to shape the new century, India has for some time been undergoing a momentous transformation. In this ... (Read More)
 
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Indians: A Photographic Portfolio (English/German Languages)
Edward S. Curtis, photog.
Publisher: Ear Books.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9788863500004.  Daedalus Item Code: 52014
 
Featuring the sepia photos of Edward S. Curtis—some of them appearing as startlingly personal portraits in these large reproductions—this book explores the more mythic aspect of the Native American ... (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 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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