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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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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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Ireland: An Illustrated History
Henry Weisser.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781806930.  Daedalus Item Code: 52172
 
Though it may be easy to appreciate the natural beauty of Ireland, the history of this island country is a long and complex one, worthy of study. Henry Weisser—an American historian of Ireland who ... (Read More)
 
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Isaac's Army: A Story of Courage and Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland
Matthew Brzezinski.
Publisher: Head of Zeus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781781851104.  Daedalus Item Code: 42872
 
As early as 1939, disparate Jewish underground movements in World War II coalesced around the shared goal of liberating Poland from Nazi occupation, including the Jewish Fighting Organization, ... (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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Jerusalem: The Illustrated History of the Holy City
Joseph Millis.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9780233003603.  Daedalus Item Code: 51730
 
A holy center for the three major Abrahamic religions—Judaism, Christianity, and Islam—Jerusalem has a history stretching back more than three millennia. This immersive portrait of the city takes the ... (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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Battle Story: Kabul 1841–42
Edmund Yorke.
Publisher: Spellmount.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752479361.  Daedalus Item Code: 51195
 
The 1841–42 battle and retreat from Kabul, Afghanistan, was one of the most complete British military disasters of all time, and saw the massacre of thousands of British and allied men, women, 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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