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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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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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Thucydides: The Reinvention of History
Donald Kagan.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670021291.  Daedalus Item Code: 21766
 
"Yale professor of classics [Donald] Kagan thoroughly examines Thucydides' life and work to successfully demonstrate that the Athenian historian was the first to utilize a truly professional (i.e., ... (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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Traditional Crafts of Ireland
David Shaw-Smith.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500511428.  Daedalus Item Code: 31454
 
Since the 1960s, Dublin-born independent film producer David Shaw-Smith has documented skilled practitioners of more than 40 traditional Irish crafts for the Irish National Archives, from ... (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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The Truth Will Out: Unmasking the Real Shakespeare
Brenda James & William D. Rubinstein.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061146497.  Daedalus Item Code: 31187
 
For more than 150 years academics have questioned how William Shakespeare of Stratford—a man with limited schooling who apparently never traveled abroad—wrote such a rich body of work, displaying a ... (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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The Unreliable Life of Harry the Valet: The Great Victorian Jewel Thief
Duncan Hamilton.
Publisher: Windmill Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099537953.  Daedalus Item Code: 34395
 
On October 17, 1898, on a train headed to Gare du Nord in Paris, the Dowager Duchess of Sutherland's jewels—more than 40 pieces, worth millions today—were stolen from her carriage. Who would have ... (Read More)
 
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