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Terra Nullius: A Journey Through No One's Land
Sven Lindqvist. Sarah Death, trans.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847080059.  Daedalus Item Code: 23627
 
Stretching from the formation of the Australian continent 600 million years ago to the 2002 hunger strikes in the Woomera detention camp, this is both a beautifully described journey across ... (Read More)
 
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Terrible Fate: Ethnic Cleansing in the Making of Modern Europe
Benjamin Lieberman.
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781566636469.  Daedalus Item Code: 33693
 
In the modern Greek city of Thessaloniki, the ruins of a vast Jewish cemetery lie buried under the city's university, while nearby is the site of the childhood home of one of the founders of the ... (Read More)
 
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Thomas Jefferson's Crème Brulee: How a Founding Father and His Slave James Hemings Introduced French Cuisine to America
Thomas J. Craughwell.
Publisher: Quirk.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594745782.  Daedalus Item Code: 40751
 
In 1784 Thomas Jefferson struck a deal with his slave James Hemings; Jefferson was traveling to Paris and wanted to bring Hemings along "for a particular purpose," as he put it—to master the art of ... (Read More)
 
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Titled Americans: The Real Heiresses' Guide to Marrying an Aristocrat
Eric Homberger, intro.
Publisher: Old House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781908402608.  Daedalus Item Code: 38853
 
"It has been estimated that 454 American heiresses married European aristocrats in the late 19th century, and thus acquired, at considerable expense, hereditary titles of nobility," notes Eric ... (Read More)
 
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Tracks To Murder: A Witty and Informative Look at Classic American Murder Cases
Jonathan Goodman.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780873388252.  Daedalus Item Code: 34291
 
On a 6,000-mile train trip from New York to the West Coast and back through the South, British crime historian Jonathan Goodman visits sites where notorious American murders occurred, in this ... (Read More)
 
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Treasures from the Attic: The Extraordinary Story of Anne Frank's Family
Mirjam Pressler.
Publisher: Doubleday/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781617933905.  Daedalus Item Code: 38134
 
This history of Anne Frank and the family that shaped her was made possible by a treasure trove of thousands of letters, poems, drawings, postcards, and photographs recently discovered by her last ... (Read More)
 
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Twilight at the World of Tomorrow: Genius, Madness, Murder, and the 1939 World's Fair on the Brink of War
James Mauro.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345512147.  Daedalus Item Code: 33206
 
A brief window between the Great Depression and World War II, the summer of 1939 was, for America, the last season of hope for peace and prosperity, perhaps best symbolized by the New York World's ... (Read More)
 
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An Unexpected Light: Travels in Afghanistan
Jason Elliot.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312622053.  Daedalus Item Code: 33138
 
Before his superb Mirrors of the Unseen: Journeys in Iran, Jason Elliot gave us this remarkable debut, describing two trips he made to Afghanistan—as an idealistic teenager hoping to join the ... (Read More)
 
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Unlikely Allies: How a Merchant, a Playwright, and a Spy Saved the American Revolution
Joel Richard Paul.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781594484872.  Daedalus Item Code: 33564
 
Silas Deane was a Connecticut merchant and delegate to the Continental Congress as the American colonies struggled to break with England. Caron de Beaumarchais was a successful playwright who wrote ... (Read More)
 
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Voices from the Titanic: The Epic Story of the Tragedy from the People Who Were There
Geoff Tibballs, ed.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849015219.  Daedalus Item Code: 40392
 
The graphic, eyewitness story of the disastrous maiden voyage of RMS Titanic is told here by the survivors themselves. The story of the sinking of the great liner has been told countless times ... (Read More)
 
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The Wandering Gene and the Indian Princess: Race, Religion, and DNA
Jeff Wheelwright.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393081916.  Daedalus Item Code: 38076
 
When a vibrant young Hispanic woman named Shonnie Medina inherits a breast-cancer mutation that is characteristic of Jews, it sparks a doctor's fascinating investigation of cultural history and the ... (Read More)
 
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War in the Pacific 1941–1945
Richard Overy. Dale Dye, foreword.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781849083942.  Daedalus Item Code: 40488
 
Taking a "you-are-there" approach to the war in the Pacific, this slipcased, visual history by the author of The Twilight Years and 1939: Countdown to War is brought to life by the ... (Read More)
 
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