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Sisters of Fortune: America's Caton Sisters at Home and Abroad
Jehanne Wake.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451607611.  Daedalus Item Code: 23939
 
As gripping as any great historical novel, this is the true story of Marianne, Bess, Louisa, and Emily Caton, the exuberant American sisters who enthralled English Regency society. Descended from ... (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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Smoot's Ear: The Measure of Humanity
Robert Tavernor.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300143348.  Daedalus Item Code: 01792
 
Measures are the subject of this unusual book, in which Robert Tavernor offers a fascinating account of the various measuring systems that human beings have devised over two millennia. Tavernor urges ... (Read More)
 
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Snow-Storm in August: The Struggle for Freedom and Washington's Race Riot of 1835
Jefferson Morley.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307477484.  Daedalus Item Code: 38571
 
In 1835 the nation's capital simmered with racial tension as newly freed African Americans from the South poured in, outnumbering slaves in the city for the first time. Among the enslaved was ... (Read More)
 
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Soldiers: Army Lives and Loyalties from Redcoats to Dusty Warriors
Richard Holmes.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007225705.  Daedalus Item Code: 36163
 
From the redcoat who served Charles II to the modern, camouflage-clad guard at Camp Bastion, from battlefield to barrack-room, this is a sweeping social history of the British soldier told by one of ... (Read More)
 
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The Spy Who Loved: The Secrets and Lives of Christine Granville
Clare Mulley.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250030320.  Daedalus Item Code: 39030
 
In June 1952, a woman was murdered by an obsessed colleague in a hotel in the South Kensington district of London. Her death certificate accurately indicated that she died from a stab wound to her ... (Read More)
 
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Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsar
Simon Sebag Montefiore.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780221878.  Daedalus Item Code: 40387
 
Charismatic as well as brutal, Joseph Stalin was served by a large number of hangers-on who energetically did his bidding, even as they feared falling out of favor. In this biography—which features ... (Read More)
 
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Stalin's Secret Pogrom: The Postwar Inquisition of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee (Abridged Edition)
Joshua Rubenstein & Vladimir P. Naumov, eds. Laura Esther Wolfson, trans.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300104523.  Daedalus Item Code: 40130
 
(Winner of the National Jewish Book Award In the spring and summer of 1952, 15 Soviet Jews of the Jewish Anti-Fascist Committee—including five prominent Yiddish writers and poets—were falsely ... (Read More)
 
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Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer
Tim Jeal.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571221035.  Daedalus Item Code: 32347
 
2007 National Book Critics Circle Award; 2008 Independent Publisher Book Award, Silver Medal; Washington Post Best Books of 2008; New York Times Book Review 100 Best Books of 2007 Henry ... (Read More)
 
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Sterling Biographies: Harriet Tubman: Leading the Way to Freedom
Laurie Calkhoven.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402758003.  Daedalus Item Code: 41610
 
"If you are tired, keep going; if you are scared, keep going, if you are hungry, keep going; if you want to taste freedom, keep going." These are the words of Harriet Tubman, called the "Moses of her ... (Read More)
 
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Telling Lives in India: Biography, Autobiography, and Life History
David Arnold & Stuart Blackburn, eds.
Publisher: Indiana.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780253217271.  Daedalus Item Code: 31953
 
Life histories have a wide, if not universal, appeal, but what does it mean to narrate the story of a life—whether one's own or someone else's? Which lives are worth telling, and who should be ... (Read More)
 
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