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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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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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Irresistible North: From Venice to Greenland on the Trail of the Zen Brothers
Andrea di Robilant.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269850.  Daedalus Item Code: 32595
 
In the 14th century, Nicolò and Antonio Zen journeyed from Venice to the North Atlantic, encountering warrior princes, fighting savage natives and, just possibly, reaching the New World a century ... (Read More)
 
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Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York
Richard Zacks.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385519724.  Daedalus Item Code: 41984
 
The author of The Pirate Hunter, An Underground Education, and History Laid Bare here paints a vivid portrait of the lewd underbelly of 1890s New York, and of Theodore Roosevelt ... (Read More)
 
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It Happened on Washington Square
Emily Kies Folpe.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780801870880.  Daedalus Item Code: 34979
 
The heart of New York City's Greenwich Village—lined by elegant townhouses and anchored by Stanford White's iconic Washington Arch—Washington Square Park has been a vital public space for nearly two ... (Read More)
 
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The Italian American Cookbook: A Feast of Food from a Great American Cooking Tradition
John Mariani & Galina Mariani.
Publisher: Harvard Common Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781558321663.  Daedalus Item Code: 33429
 
Presenting 250 recipes for Italian-American kitchens, as well as generous helpings of culinary lore, John Mariani (author of The Dictionary of Italian Food and Drink) and his wife Galina (food ... (Read More)
 
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