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Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture, and Artifact
David P. Silverman, ed.
Publisher: Dallas Museum of Art.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781931707367.  Daedalus Item Code: 40555
 
This book presents a spectacular collection of archaeological and artistic treasures of ancient Egypt, documented and acquired by various expeditions of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of ... (Read More)
 
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The Secret Museum: Some Treasures Are Too Precious to Display
Molly Oldfield.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007455287.  Daedalus Item Code: 42734
 
A researcher and writer for the BBC's long-running comedy panel quiz show QI, hosted by Stephen Fry, as well as the author of the QI column in the Telegraph, Molly Oldfield is ... (Read More)
 
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Secret Lives of the Tsars: Three Centuries of Autocracy, Debauchery, Betrayal, Murder, and Madness from Romanov Russia
Michael Farquhar.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812979053.  Daedalus Item Code: 49577
 
"Michael Farquhar doesn't write about history the way, say, Doris Kearns Goodwin does," Washington Post columnist Gene Weingarten once opined. "He writes about history the way Doris Kearns ... (Read More)
 
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The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines
Cate Lineberry.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316220248.  Daedalus Item Code: 49618
 
(Edgar Award Finalist) When 26 American flight nurses and medics were sent to evacuate wounded and sick troops in November 1943, they didn't anticipate their transport plane crash-landing in ... (Read More)
 
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The Secrets of Tomb 10A: Egypt 2000 BC
Rita E. Freed, Lawrence M. Berman, Denise M. Doxey & Nicholas S. Picardo.
Publisher: MFA, Boston.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780878467488.  Daedalus Item Code: 33695
 
In 1915, a team of American archaeologists in Bersha, Egypt, blasted through solid rock to reach a tomb later to be designated as "10A." Inside this tomb they found a mummy, an exquisitely painted ... (Read More)
 
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Selling Hitler: His Classic Account of the Hitler Diaries
Robert Harris.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099562344.  Daedalus Item Code: 32444
 
April 1945: From the ruins of Berlin, a Luftwaffe transport plane takes off carrying secret papers belonging to Adolf Hitler. Half an hour later, it crashes in flames. April 1983: In a bank vault in ... (Read More)
 
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Servants: A Downstairs History of Britain from the Nineteenth Century to Modern Times
Lucy Lethbridge.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393241099.  Daedalus Item Code: 49038
 
In this "ridiculously diverting glimpse of downstairs life" (Salon.com), historian Lucy Lethbridge considers the evolution of the British domestic servant from the turn of the 20th century through ... (Read More)
 
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Servants' Hall: A Real Life Upstairs, Downstairs Romance
Margaret Powell.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250043450.  Daedalus Item Code: 49041
 
In this 1979 follow-up to her wildly popular memoir Below Stairs—a primary inspiration for Upstairs, Downstairs and Downton Abbey—Margaret Powell relates a true romantic story ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare's Church: A Parish for the World
Val Horsler, Martin Gorick & Paul Edmondson. Jonathan Bate, intro.
Publisher: Third Millenium.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906507336.  Daedalus Item Code: 34341
 
Known worldwide as the final resting place of William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon's Trinity Church has a colorful history extending back centuries before the birth of the Bard. With color ... (Read More)
 
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The Shape of Things to Come: Prophecy and the American Voice
Greil Marcus.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374104382.  Daedalus Item Code: 90547
 
"[Greil] Marcus, perhaps America's most imaginative social critic, here attempts to define America as 'a story told more in art than in politics' by yoking together the works of several disparate ... (Read More)
 
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Shooting Victoria: Madness, Mayhem, and the Rebirth of the British Monarchy
Paul Thomas Murphy.
Publisher: Pegasus/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620909102.  Daedalus Item Code: 42289
 
During Queen Victoria’s 64-year reign, no fewer than eight attempts were made on her life; the would-be assassins included a bartender dreaming of becoming an admiral, a hunchback longing for ... (Read More)
 
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Shots of War: 150 Years of Dramatic Photography from the Battlefield
Paul Brewer.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847323651.  Daedalus Item Code: 32921
 
For centuries, warfare was glorified and romanticized in paintings and art; this began to change with the invention of photography in the 1850s, and the public became acquainted with the true nature ... (Read More)
 
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