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History of William the Conqueror
Jacob Abbott.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616088477.  Daedalus Item Code: 52132
 
First published in 1849 as part of Jacob Abbott's Illustrated Histories series, this sweeping narrative details the remarkable life of William the Conqueror, the first Norman King of England. Born in ... (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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The Holocaust Encyclopedia
Walter Laqueur & Judith Tydor Baumel, eds.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300084320.  Daedalus Item Code: 52752
 
This reference provides both a reflective overview of the Holocaust and concise yet informative entries on related events, policies, cities, and individuals. Featuring 276 black and white photographs ... (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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I Never Knew That About Britain: The Quiz Book
Christopher Winn.
Publisher: Ebury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780091933043.  Daedalus Item Code: 51411
 
What iconic British auto went on sale in 1959 for a mere £500? Which English cathedral was the first building in the world to exceed the height of the Great Pyramid? What Scottish family name comes ... (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 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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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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