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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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Some Talk of Alexander: A Journey Through Space and Time in the Greek World
Frederic Raphael.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500512883.  Daedalus Item Code: 36211
 
In this blend of sex, politics, history, and mythology, Academy Award–winning screenwriter Frederic Raphael offers a vivid, wide-ranging, often surprising take on the classical world, infused with ... (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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The Spy Who Loved: The Secrets and Lives of Christine Granville
Clare Mulley.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250049766.  Daedalus Item Code: 49540
 
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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A Storm in Flanders: The Ypres Salient, 1914–1918: Tragedy and Triumph on the Western Front
Winston Groom.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802139986.  Daedalus Item Code: 49350
 
The Ypres Salient in Belgian Flanders was the most dreaded battlefield in all of World War I, and probably of any war in history. It was said that you could smell the stench of death for miles before ... (Read More)
 
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The Story of Che Guevara
Lucia Alvarez de Toledo.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849160407.  Daedalus Item Code: 38476
 
Focusing on the man rather than the cultural icon, and including interviews with Che Guevara's family and those who knew him intimately, this accessible biography shows how an idealistic medical ... (Read More)
 
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Surviving the Skies: A Night Bomber Pilot in the Great War
Joe Bamford.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752476841.  Daedalus Item Code: 40062
 
Captain Stephen Wynn Vickers joined the Cheshire Regiment at the outset of World War I, but after being badly wounded, he was reassigned to the RFC (Royal Flying Corps). While other young pilots were ... (Read More)
 
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Swoon: Great Seducers and Why Women Love Them
Betsy Prioleau.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068375.  Daedalus Item Code: 42207
 
Contrary to popular myth and dogma, the men who consistently beguile women are not the saturnine rake, the alpha male, Mr. Nice, or the big spender. As the author of Seductress and Circle ... (Read More)
 
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