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For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World's Favorite Drink and Changed History
Sarah Rose.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143118749.  Daedalus Item Code: 39074
 
By the middle of the 19th century, the British East India Company faced the loss of its monopoly on its lucrative tea trade with China, prompting them to send Scottish botanist Robert Fortune to ... (Read More)
 
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Forever Dixie: A Field Guide to Southern Cemeteries & Their Residents
Douglas Keister.
Publisher: Gibbs Smith.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781423603146.  Daedalus Item Code: 30781
 
When Douglas Keister's Stories in Stone was published in 2004, Sunset magazine proclaimed, "Keister has done for cemetery exploration what Audubon did for birding." Here he presents an ... (Read More)
 
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A Free Man: A True Story of Life and Death in Delhi
Aman Sethi.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224096904.  Daedalus Item Code: 42012
 
Every morning in Sadar Bazaar, one of the oldest markets in Delhi, men gather looking for work in the building trade. For five years, Aman Sethi visited them and talked about their lives, and in ... (Read More)
 
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Freedom's Gardener: James F. Brown, Horticulture, and the Hudson Valley in Antebellum America
Myra B. Young Armstead.
Publisher: NYU.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780814705100.  Daedalus Item Code: 41802
 
In 1793 James F. Brown was born a slave; in 1868 he died a free man. Just shy of his 34th birthday, he ran away from his native Maryland and spent the remainder of his life in New York's Hudson ... (Read More)
 
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The French Century: An Illustrated History of Modern France
Brian Moynahan.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080300157.  Daedalus Item Code: 41360
 
Exploring the history of France from the end of the 19th century to the turn of the 21st, this history encapsulates everything from political events and scientific discoveries to cultural ... (Read More)
 
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From Bloody Shirt to Full Dinner Pail: The Transformation of Politics and Governance in the Gilded Age
Charles W. Calhoun.
Publisher: Hill & Wang.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780809047949.  Daedalus Item Code: 30660
 
In the wake of civil war, American politics were racially charged and intensely sectionalist, with politicians waving the proverbial bloody shirt and encouraging their constituents, as Republicans ... (Read More)
 
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From Rocks to Rockets: A Humorous History of Warfare
William Gilkerson.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846034978.  Daedalus Item Code: 40180
 
As a boy William Gilkerson—now a painter, sailor, historian, and winner of Canada's Governor General's Literary Award—used to draw little soldiers, an addiction that led to this tongue-in-cheek ... (Read More)
 
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Frost/Nixon: Behind the Scenes of the Nixon Interviews
David Frost & Bob Zelnick.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061445866.  Daedalus Item Code: 23948
 
The basis for the Tony Award–winning West End and Broadway play of the same name, Frost/Nixon is the extraordinary account of how journalist David Frost landed the biggest interview of his ... (Read More)
 
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The Fuhrer
Konrad Heiden. Richard Overy, intro.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616086084.  Daedalus Item Code: 31812
 
Journalist Konrad Heiden was among the first to hear the young Adolf Hitler’s rousing orations and to recognize his political ingenuity and perverse, self-serving ideology. As a staff reporter on the ... (Read More)
 
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The Future of History
John Lukacs.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300169560.  Daedalus Item Code: 42097
 
For more than 60 years, the author of June 1941 and George Kennan has been writing, teaching, and reading about the past. In this book, John Lukacs reflects on his discipline, arguing ... (Read More)
 
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Gentlemen Rogues & Wicked Ladies: A Guide to British Highwaymen & Highwaywomen
Fiona McDonald.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752463766.  Daedalus Item Code: 41634
 
The author of Other Women: The History of the Mistress here conducts a tour of rogues whose exploits entailed a cheeky disregard for the law, narrow escapes, and many romantic side roads. Here ... (Read More)
 
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Genuine and Fake: Coins, Banknotes, and Electronic Money
Bruno Buratti, Gerardo Severino, & Fiorenzo Catalli.
Publisher: Libreria Dello Stato.   Format: Slipcased, pap.
ISBN: 9788824010429.  Daedalus Item Code: 33642
 
A practical spotter's guide to counterfeits in Italian coins, banknotes, and electronic money, this large slipcased volume is rather more valuable to most of us as a visual chronicle of some of the ... (Read More)
 
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