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In Spies We Trust: The Story of Western Intelligence
Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199580972.  Daedalus Item Code: 50173
 
Why did we ever start trusting spies? It started about a hundred years ago, posits the author of The CIA and American Democracy and The FBI: A History. First we put our faith in them to ... (Read More)
 
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In the Shadow of the Civil War: Passmore Williamson and the Rescue of Jane Johnson
Nat Brandt with Yanna Kroyt Brandt.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570036873.  Daedalus Item Code: 32801
 
Six years before the onset of the Civil War, two courageous figures—one a free white man and one an enslaved black woman—risked personal liberty to ensure each other's freedom in an explosive episode ... (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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Insider's Guide to Gettysburg: 2nd Edition
Kate Hertzog.
Publisher: Insiders' Guide.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762750313.  Daedalus Item Code: 41875
 
Remembered as the site of the defining July 1863 Civil War battle that occurred around and in the town, Gettysburg today is a charming town and a premier destination for history buffs. The ... (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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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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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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Killer Colt: Murder, Disgrace, and the Making of an American Legend
Harold Schechter.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345476814.  Daedalus Item Code: 21858
 
The author of The Devil's Gentleman returns to the sinister shadows of gaslit New York City in this gripping true-crime account, beginning in 1841 with the last moments of the life of ... (Read More)
 
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The King's Revenge: Charles II and the Greatest Manhunt in British History
Michael Walsh & Don Jordan.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408703281.  Daedalus Item Code: 43991
 
Following the beheading of his father Charles I in January 1649, the exiled 19-year-old Prince of Wales vowed to "pursue and bring to their due punishment those bloody traitors who were either actors ... (Read More)
 
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