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Horaces's Odes and the Mystery of Do-Re-Mi: With Full Verse Translation of the Odes
Stuart Lyons.
Publisher: Aris & Phillips.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780856687907.  Daedalus Item Code: 44496
 
In this fully revised edition of his verse translation of Horace's Odes, Stuart Lyons provides new material about the 1st-century BC Roman poet and his work, along with a glossary of 400 ... (Read More)
 
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Hot Time in the Old Town: The Great Heat Wave of 1896 and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt
Edward P. Kohn.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465013364.  Daedalus Item Code: 23387
 
According to some polls, as many as 15 percent of American voters sided with Barack Obama in the 2012 election because of his swift relief actions for those devastated by Hurricane Sandy. History ... (Read More)
 
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The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War
Daniel Stashower.
Publisher: Minotaur.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312600228.  Daedalus Item Code: 42763
 
(Winner of the 2013 Agatha Award and 2014 Edgar Award for nonfiction; one of the Washington Post's Notable Nonfiction Books of 2013) In this "history that reads like a ... (Read More)
 
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The House: The History of the House of Representatives
Robert V. Remini.
Publisher: Smithsonian.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061341113.  Daedalus Item Code: 23950
 
The U.S. House of Representatives has long played a central role in shaping the nation's destiny. This single-volume history from National Book Award winner Robert Remini, published in association ... (Read More)
 
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I Sank the Bismarck: Memoirs of a Second World War Navy Pilot
John Moffat & Mike Rossiter.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780593063514.  Daedalus Item Code: 41420
 
Late in the evening of May 26, 1941, a dozen Swordfish torpedo bombers from the HMS Ark Royal took off in pursuit of the German battleship Bismarck, using radar to find the massive ... (Read More)
 
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I Wish I'd Been There, Book Two: European History
Byron Hollinshead & Theodore K. Rabb, eds.
Publisher: Doubleday/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385519083.  Daedalus Item Code: 10491
 
Paul Kennedy, John Keegan, Ross King, Freeman Dyson, Katherine Duncan-Jones, and 15 other respected historians take readers to such key events in Western and European history as the signing of Magna ... (Read More)
 
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Ian Fleming's Commandos: The Story of the Legendary 30 Assault Unit
Nicholas Rankin.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199782826.  Daedalus Item Code: 43595
 
The man who would invent James Bond, Lieutenant-Commander Ian Fleming, was the personal assistant to John Godfrey, Britain's Director of Naval Intelligence early in World War II (and the dynamic ... (Read More)
 
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Ike's Spies: Eisenhower and the Espionage Establishment
Stephen E. Ambrose.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307946607.  Daedalus Item Code: 38956
 
During his time in office, President Dwight D. Eisenhower projected the image of a genial bureaucrat, yet he oversaw an espionage agenda that included the overthrow of governments, assassination ... (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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The Illustrated Directory of the Old West
William C. Davis.
Publisher: Voyageur.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780760313411.  Daedalus Item Code: 43472
 
As he did with his Illustrated Encyclopedia of the Civil War, two-time Pulitzer Prize nominee William Davis here explores the western frontier in hundreds of illustrated entries, under such ... (Read More)
 
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The Illustrious Dead: The Terrifying Story of How Typhus Killed Napoleon's Greatest Army
Stephan Talty.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307394040.  Daedalus Item Code: 12132
 
In a dual narrative pitting human ambition and achievement against the supremacy of nature, the author of Empire of Blue Water and Mulatto America here tells the story of a mighty ... (Read More)
 
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Imagination, Books and Community in Medieval Europe
Gregory Kratzmann, ed.
Publisher: Macmillan.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781921394331.  Daedalus Item Code: 44497
 
The illustrations alone make this survey of medieval manuscripts remarkable, and the book includes numerous full-page reproductions and photos of stunning and rarely seen illuminations, icons, ... (Read More)
 
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