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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 Illustrious Dead: The Terrifying Story of How Typhus Killed Napoleon's Greatest Army
Stephan Talty.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307394040.  Daedalus Item Code: 12132
 
In a dual narrative pitting human ambition and achievement against the supremacy of nature, the author of Empire of Blue Water and Mulatto America here tells the story of a mighty ... (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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In Titanic's Shadow: The World's Worst Merchant Ship Disasters
David L. Williams.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752471228.  Daedalus Item Code: 43019
 
The 1,503 victims of the Titanic sinking certainly represent a horrendous loss of life. Yet here maritime expert David Williams catalogues more then 40 disasters at sea that claimed more ... (Read More)
 
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India: The Rise of an Asian Giant
Dietmar Rothermund.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300158274.  Daedalus Item Code: 32742
 
With growing economic might, new political influence, and changing social dynamics, India is emerging as a major world power in the 21st century—a dynamic witnessed for almost half a century by South ... (Read More)
 
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India: A Portrait
Patrick French.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307272430.  Daedalus Item Code: 32594
 
Second only to China in the magnitude of its economic miracle and second to none in its potential to shape the new century, India has for some time been undergoing a momentous transformation. In this ... (Read More)
 
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The Intellectual Devotional—American History: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Converse Confidently About Our Nation's Past
David S. Kidder & Noah H. Oppenheim.
Publisher: Rodale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781609614676.  Daedalus Item Code: 41164
 
Modeled after bedside books of prayer and contemplation, David Kidder and Noah Oppenheim's original Intellectual Devotional offered secular wisdom and cerebral nourishment through a year's ... (Read More)
 
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The Intimate World of Abraham Lincoln
C.A. Tripp. Jean Baker, intro.
Publisher: Thunder's Mouth.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781560259275.  Daedalus Item Code: 43473
 
Originally published in 2005, from a manuscript completed just weeks before the author passed away in 2003, this controversial analysis by sexual psychologist C.A. Tripp considers Abraham Lincoln's ... (Read More)
 
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Into Dust and Fire: Five Young Americans Who Went First to Fight the Nazi Army
Rachel S. Cox.
Publisher: NAL.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780451234759.  Daedalus Item Code: 33404
 
In the spring of 1941, Britain stood alone against the Nazi onslaught in Europe. The United States remained wary of joining another costly and destructive conflict, but for five extraordinary young ... (Read More)
 
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The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures
Edward Ball.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385525756.  Daedalus Item Code: 43934
 
Here the author of the National Book Award winner Slaves in the Family offers a riveting account of the men who made us into a society of watchers—a biography and true crime narrative of the ... (Read More)
 
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