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The Art of Betrayal: The Secret History of MI6: Life and Death in the British Secret Service
Gordon Corera.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605985282.  Daedalus Item Code: 60828
 
From its inception in 1909 to the present day, Britain's intelligence agency MI6 has been cloaked in secrecy and shrouded in myth, and our understanding of what it means to be a spy has been largely ... (Read More)
 
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The Art of War
Sun Tzu. Lionel Giles, trans. James Clavell, foreword.
Publisher: Hodder.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781444727364.  Daedalus Item Code: 61052
 
This book unravels the complexities of meaning found in the world's oldest existing military treatise, whose basic tenet is to know your enemy's strengths and weaknesses and turn them against him. In ... (Read More)
 
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Assassination Vacation
Sarah Vowell.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743260046.  Daedalus Item Code: 62632
 
Before she gave us The Wordy Shipmates, Sarah Vowell took a rather odd vacation, visiting sites associated with the assassinations of presidents Abraham Lincoln, James Garfield, and William ... (Read More)
 
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The Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story
Lily Koppel.
Publisher: Headline.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780755362622.  Daedalus Item Code: 61307
 
As the Mercury Seven astronauts were each launched into space, television cameras focused on the brave smiles of their young wives, transformed overnight from military spouses into American royalty. ... (Read More)
 
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Atlantis and the Silver City
Peter Daughtrey.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605984155.  Daedalus Item Code: 60829
 
First mentioned in print by Plato more than 2300 years ago, the concept of Atlantis has intrigued countless historians and writers through the ages, resulting in dozens of theories as to the island's ... (Read More)
 
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Avoiding Armageddon: From the Great War to the Fall of France, 1918–40
Jeremy Black.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781441157133.  Daedalus Item Code: 63121
 
This original account and analysis of a key period of military history not only links the two world wars but also anticipates the more complex nature of conflict following the Cold War. Historian and ... (Read More)
 
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Bali: Art, Ritual, Performace
Natasha Reichle, ed. Francine Brinkgreeve, Garrett Kam & David Stuart-Fox, essays.
Publisher: Asian Art Museum of San Francisco.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780939117567.  Daedalus Item Code: 60980
 
This substantive catalogue presents 130 items of Balinese art—including dramatic statuary and traditional shadow puppets, elaborately carved doors and sacrificial objects, superb brass and gold ... (Read More)
 
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Bannockburn: The Battle for a Nation
Alistair Moffat.
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781780272184.  Daedalus Item Code: 62210
 
Variously the director of the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Scottish Television, and BritainsDNA, as well as a former student-elected rector of the University of St. Andrews, Alistair Moffat was born ... (Read More)
 
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Bargaining with a Rising India: Lessons from the Mahabharata
Amrita Narlikar & Aruna Narlikar.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199698387.  Daedalus Item Code: 60899
 
As India's economic and political influence grows, so does the need to negotiate effectively with this emerging world power—and to understand the negotiating culture in which India's bargaining ... (Read More)
 
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The Battle of Barrosa 1811: Forgotten Battle of the Peninsular War
John Grehan & Martin Mace. Pete Jackson, foreword.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781628737240.  Daedalus Item Code: 60746
 
By early 1811, Napoleon Bonaparte had overrun most of Spain, and his brother Joseph sat on the throne in Madrid—but the Spanish government had taken refuge in the fortress-port of Cadiz, refusing to ... (Read More)
 
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Battling the Gods: Atheism in the Ancient World
Tim Whitmarsh.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307948779.  Daedalus Item Code: 69411
 
How new is atheism? Who first eschewed faith for reason? Atheists and their opponents both tend to see atheism as a result of the Enlightenment, when the logic of science and secularism broadly ... (Read More)
 
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Behemoth: The History of the Elephant in America
Ronald B. Tobias.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062244857.  Daedalus Item Code: 62883
 
In the 200 years since their arrival in America, elephants have worked on farms, mills, mines, and railroads, in Hollywood, and in professional baseball. They've also contributed to the national ... (Read More)
 
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