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Hitler's Secret Jewish Psychic: And Other Strange and Obscure History
Phil Mason.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781629147734.  Daedalus Item Code: 52135
In this treasury of anecdotes about small, everyday events that have had enormous consequences for history and culture, Phil Mason gives us everything from the birth of Picasso, who would not breathe ... (Read More)
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Hitlerland: American Eyewitnesses to the Nazi Rise to Power
Andrew Nagorski.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439191002.  Daedalus Item Code: 42037
A former bureau chief for Newsweek and the director of public policy at New York's EastWest Institute, Andrew Nagorski chronicles Adolf Hitler's rise to power, and Germany's march to the ... (Read More)
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How to Lose the Civil War: Military Mistakes of the War Between the States
Bill Fawcett, ed.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061807275.  Daedalus Item Code: 51359
For four years in the mid-19th century, brother fought brother in the terrible conflict between the Union and the Confederacy, an epic historical drama indelibly marked by a remarkable cast of ... (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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How to Be a Victorian: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Victorian Life
Ruth Goodman.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781631491139.  Daedalus Item Code: 59857
A historian who believes in getting her hands dirty, Ruth Goodman here draws on her own adventures living in re-created Victorian conditions to serve as our bustling and fanciful guide to life in ... (Read More)
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I Used to Know That: Civil War: Stuff You Forgot from School
Fred DuBose.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781606522448.  Daedalus Item Code: 50451
From the Dred Scott Decision to the attack on Fort Sumter, and from the Gettysburg Address to the Reconstruction, the Civil War can sometimes seem like a daunting array of names and dates. Featuring ... (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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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 Imperial War Museum Book of 1914: The Men Who Went to War
Malcolm Brown.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447270331.  Daedalus Item Code: 42361
When England's summer of 1914 was shattered by an assassination in the Balkans, thousands of British boys signed up to fight for His Majesty in Europe, in a war they all expected would be glorious ... (Read More)
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In Darkest Alaska: Travel and Empire Along the Inside Passage
Robert Campbell.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812220483.  Daedalus Item Code: 40299
Even before the great Klondike Gold Rush of 1897, Alaska loomed large in the American imagination as a land of unknown wonders. Thousands of adventurers journeyed along the Inside Passage—the nearly ... (Read More)
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In Praise of Flattery
Willis Goth Regier.
Publisher: Nebraska.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780803239692.  Daedalus Item Code: 43184
Where would we be without flattery? Alexander the Great applied it as imperial policy, Caesar and Cleopatra were masters of it, and Napoleon devoured it, although Cicero called flattery "the handmaid ... (Read More)
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Indigo: In Search of the Color That Seduced the World
Catherine E. McKinley.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608195053.  Daedalus Item Code: 53221
For almost five millennia, in every culture and in every major religion, indigo—a blue pigment obtained from the small green leaf of a parasitic shrub through a complex process that even scientists ... (Read More)
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