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Magic: The Western Tradition
Francis King.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500810088.  Daedalus Item Code: 40755
 
From the earliest human civilizations to the present day, magic has been a fixture in our culture, encompassing everything from alchemy and witchcraft to astrology and the Kabbalah. This history ... (Read More)
 
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Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention
Manning Marable.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670022205.  Daedalus Item Code: 41956
 
Still a polarizing figure nearly 50 years after his death, Malcolm X became a criminal, a minister, a leader, and a legend, all before being felled by assassins' bullets at the age of 39. Indeed ... (Read More)
 
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A Man and His Ship: America's Greatest Naval Architect and His Quest to Build the S.S. United States
Steven Ujifusa.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451645071.  Daedalus Item Code: 41456
 
In the 1940s and 50s, William Francis Gibbs was America's best naval architect, and his quest to build the finest, fastest, most beautiful ocean liner of his time, the United States, was a ... (Read More)
 
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Manufacturing Hysteria: A History of Scapegoating, Surveillance, and Secrecy in Modern America
Jay Feldman.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375425349.  Daedalus Item Code: 33387
 
In his vital, engaging, sometimes troubling story of modern America's struggle to live up to its ideals, Jay Feldman takes us from World War I, with its pre-war anti-German hysteria and its postwar ... (Read More)
 
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Massachusetts: Mapping the Bay State Through History: Rare and Unusual Maps from the Library of Congress
Vincent Virga & Daniel Spinella.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762760268.  Daedalus Item Code: 22933
 
The rich history of the Bay State is depicted here in documents from the 1607 chart of the northeastern American coast, drawn on vellum by Samuel de Champlain, to the cheerful 2003 publication from ... (Read More)
 
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Meade's Army: The Private Notebooks of Lt. Col. Theodore Lyman
David W. Lowe, ed. John Y. Simon, foreword.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780873389013.  Daedalus Item Code: 42663
 
A Harvard-trained natural scientist by training, Theodore Lyman was exceptionally disciplined in recording the events, the players, and his surroundings during his wartime duty as aide-de-camp to ... (Read More)
 
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Mechanized Juggernaut or Military Anachronism?: Horses and the German Army of World War II
R.L. DiNardo.
Publisher: Stackpole.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780811735032.  Daedalus Item Code: 40780
 
One of the great misconceptions about World War II is that the German Army was fully mechanized, when in fact 75 percent of the German Army relied on horses for transport; in fact, horses played a ... (Read More)
 
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The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible
Simon Winchester.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062079602.  Daedalus Item Code: 39010
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) For more than two centuries, E pluribus unum has appeared on America's seals and currency. Here the author of The Meaning of Everything, ... (Read More)
 
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The Millionaires' Unit: The Aristocratic Flyboys Who Fought the Great War and Invented America's Air Power
Marc Wortman.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330440172.  Daedalus Item Code: 32901
 
In 1916—just 13 years after the Wright brothers' first flight at Kitty Hawk—a group of 28 college students, nearly all of them from Yale, formed a campus flying club. They had more than fun in mind, ... (Read More)
 
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Mission Accomplished: SOE and Italy 1943–1945
David Stafford.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847920652.  Daedalus Item Code: 32441
 
In May 1945, Italy was liberated from Nazism and Fascism by the British Eighth and American Fifth armies; by that time the Italian resistance movement, aided and abetted by the UK's Special ... (Read More)
 
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The Monuments of Egypt and Nubia
Ippolito Rosellini. Franco Serino, text.
Publisher: American University in Cairo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789774247897.  Daedalus Item Code: 38238
 
This oversized album reproduces the remarkable plates from Ippolito Rosellini's The Monuments of Egypt and Nubia, produced after his 1829 expedition with Rosetta Stone decipherer Jean-François ... (Read More)
 
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The Murder of Nikolai Vavilov: The Story of Stalin's Persecution of One of the Twentieth Century's Greatest Scientists
Peter Pringle.
Publisher: J.R.Books Ltd.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906217914.  Daedalus Item Code: 33919
 
The former Moscow bureau chief of London's Independent and the author of Food, Inc., Peter Pringle re-creates the extraordinary life and tragic end of a brilliant geneticist who fell ... (Read More)
 
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