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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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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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Sister Queens: The Noble, Tragic Lives of Katherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Castile
Julia Fox.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345516046.  Daedalus Item Code: 41015
 
The author of Jane Boleyn: The True Story of the Infamous Lady Rochford, Julia Fox here gives us a fascinating dual portrait of Katherine and Juana, the daughters of Spain's King Ferdinand and ... (Read More)
 
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The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914
Christopher Clark.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061146664.  Daedalus Item Code: 49127
 
(Nominated for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and one of the New York Times Book Review's 10 Best Books of 2013) On the morning of June 28, 1914, before Austrian Archduke Franz ... (Read More)
 
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Smithsonian Institution Secretary, Charles Doolittle Walcott
Ellis Leon Yochelson.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780873386807.  Daedalus Item Code: 34290
 
A highly respected figure in the history of geology and paleontology, Charles Doolittle Walcott (1850–1927) is perhaps most notable for his discovery of the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale, one of the ... (Read More)
 
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Snow Squall: The Last American Clipper Ship
Nicholas Dean.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780884482314.  Daedalus Item Code: 40089
 
In the mid-19th century American clipper ships were the "greyhounds of the sea," built for speed to bring back valuable cargoes like tea, spices, and silk from exotic seaports. None of those American ... (Read More)
 
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