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Lost Gold of the Dark Ages: War, Treasure, and the Mystery of the Saxons
Caroline Alexander. Kevin Leahy, intro.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781426208140.  Daedalus Item Code: 32771
 
In July 2009 an amateur metal-detecting enthusiast made an astonishing find: 3500 pieces of bejeweled gold and silver artifacts, weapons, and armor dating back almost 1500 years, to an era when the ... (Read More)
 
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A Mad Catastrophe: The Outbreak of World War I and the Collapse of the Habsburg Empire
Geoffrey Wawro.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465028351.  Daedalus Item Code: 49356
 
After the assassination of the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand in June 1914, Germany goaded the Austro-Hungarian Empire into a war with Russia and Serbia, argues the author of Quicksand and ... (Read More)
 
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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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The Maid and the Queen: The Secret History of Joan of Arc
Nancy Goldstone.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670023332.  Daedalus Item Code: 33406
 
The story of Joan of Arc has been told in many ways over the past six centuries, but few of those tellings include the presence of another woman, one who made Joan's ascendancy possible. Politically ... (Read More)
 
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The Making of a Patriot: Benjamin Franklin at the Cockpit
Sheila L. Skemp.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195386578.  Daedalus Item Code: 43599
 
On January 29, 1774, Benjamin Franklin was called to appear before the Privy Council—a select group of the king's advisors—in an octagonal-shaped room in Whitehall Palace known as the Cockpit. ... (Read More)
 
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Mandela and America
Charlene Smith.
Publisher: David Philip.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780864867261.  Daedalus Item Code: 40599
 
To have seen Nelson Mandela and Bill Clinton together was like watching two kids, as broadcaster and journalist Charlene Smith portrays the great South African statesman here; they simply loved one ... (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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Masquerade: The Incredible True Story of How George Soros' Father Outsmarted the Gestapo
Tivadar Soros. Paul Soros & George Soros, forewords. Humphrey Tonkin, trans.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611450248.  Daedalus Item Code: 33023
 
This remarkable account of survival comes from a Jewish lawyer in Budapest, who secured fake Christian identities for himself, his wife, and his two children following the invasion of the Germans in ... (Read More)
 
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Men at War: A Soldier's-Eye View of the Most Important Battles in History
Bill Fawcett, ed.
Publisher: Berkeley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780425230138.  Daedalus Item Code: 31106
 
Offering a fresh perspective to military history, the authors of this collection bring to vivid life many of mankind's most momentous battles, told through the voices of soldiers on the front line ... (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 Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062079619.  Daedalus Item Code: 49475
 
For more than two centuries, E pluribus unum has appeared on America's seals and currency. Here the author of The Meaning of Everything, Krakatoa, and Atlantic considers ... (Read More)
 
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Middle East Conflicts: Interlink Illustrated Histories
Francois Massoulie. Angela Parker, trans.
Publisher: Interlink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566562379.  Daedalus Item Code: 42396
 
A land of economic contrasts and a bewildering array of religious, national, and social conflicts, the Middle East has rarely been at peace. This whirlwind tour of the tumultuous modern era examines ... (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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