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The Quest for C: Mansfield Cumming and the Founding of the Secret Service
Alan Judd.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780006530251.  Daedalus Item Code: 38494
 
A retired naval officer, Mansfield Cumming was 50 when he was invited to form Britain's secret service in 1909. At first he had no staff, subsidized operations from his own pocket, and mounted them ... (Read More)
 
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The Quick and the Dead: Fallen Soldiers and Their Families in the Great War
Richard van Emden.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780747597797.  Daedalus Item Code: 40186
 
By the end of the World War I, more than 192,000 British wives had lost their husbands (an appalling one in eight wives died within a year of receiving that news) and nearly 400,000 children had lost ... (Read More)
 
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The Ralph Nader Reader
Ralph Nader. Barbara Ehrenreich, foreword.
Publisher: Seven Stories.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781583220573.  Daedalus Item Code: 40818
 
Since the 1960s Ralph Nader has challenged corporations, government agencies, and institutions to be more accountable to the public. From fighting for car safety to coordinating anti-nuclear ... (Read More)
 
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Ramesside Ostraca
R.J. Demaree.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714119458.  Daedalus Item Code: 34277
 
Ostraca are shards of ancient pottery whose fragmentary texts and illustrations often yield valuable information on their respective cultures. This book examines the British Museum's collection of ... (Read More)
 
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The Real Life Downton Abbey: How Life Was Really Lived in Stately Homes a Century Ago
Jacky Hyams.
Publisher: John Blake.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843589556.  Daedalus Item Code: 49024
 
Fans of Julian Fellowes's Downton Abbey can visit the privileged world of the English aristocrat from a century ago in this social history of the Edwardian period. Using the characters and ... (Read More)
 
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Revolution!: The Atlantic World Reborn
Thomas Bender, Laurent Dubois, & Richard Rabinowitz, eds.
Publisher: D. Giles.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781904832942.  Daedalus Item Code: 33662
 
Profiling three globally influential revolutions—in America, France, and Haiti—this book takes a broad view of the enormous transformations in the world's politics and culture between the 1763 ... (Read More)
 
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Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence
Joseph J. Ellis.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307701220.  Daedalus Item Code: 38568
 
This outstanding single-volume history of the American Revolution, from the author of the Pulitzer Prize winner Founding Brothers and the National Book Award winner American Sphinx, ... (Read More)
 
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The Riddle of the Labyrinth: The Quest to Crack an Ancient Code
Margalit Fox.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062228833.  Daedalus Item Code: 38867
 
Excavating the ruins of a lavish palace on Crete at the turn of the 20th century, Victorian archaeologist Arthur Evans unearthed clay tablets inscribed with a mysterious alphabet that included ... (Read More)
 
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The Road to Victory: From Pearl Harbor to Okinawa
Dale Dye, foreword. Robert O'Neill, ed.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849087162.  Daedalus Item Code: 38101
 
This overview of the War in the Pacific focuses on 10 of its defining struggles—including Midway, Guadalcanal, the Leyte Gulf, and Iwo Jima—providing an in-depth look at some of the most brutal ... (Read More)
 
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Robert Burns and the Hellish Legion
John Burnett.
Publisher: NMS Publishing.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781905267316.  Daedalus Item Code: 21378
 
Recognizing that folk takes and beliefs are as important a part of cultural history as novels or organized religion, this book examines the lives and the supernatural beliefs of the country people of ... (Read More)
 
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Roger Williams and the Creation of the American Soul: Church, State, and the Birth of Liberty
John M. Barry.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670023059.  Daedalus Item Code: 36304
 
For hundreds of years, Americans have wrestled with the relationship between church and state, and between a free individual and the state. These debates began with the extraordinary thought and ... (Read More)
 
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Roman Fort: Fly on the Wall
Mick Manning & Brita Granstrom.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845071240.  Daedalus Item Code: 32129
 
In this sketchbook-style illustrated history, Smarties Book Prize winners Mick Manning and Brita Granstrom take readers 6 to 9 to the British frontier of the Roman Empire with Vespian's centurions as ... (Read More)
 
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