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Lost Photographs of Captain Scott: Unseen Images from the Legendary Antarctic Expedition
David M. Wilson.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316178501.  Daedalus Item Code: 33371
 
Robert Falcon Scott remains an icon of fortitude and courage, arriving at the South Pole in 1912—a month later than his rival Amundsen—and perishing with his fellow explorers. His story has been ... (Read More)
 
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Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic
David Howard.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618826070.  Daedalus Item Code: 21012
 
April 1865: Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox, John Wilkes Booth assassinates Abraham Lincoln, and General Sherman's army marches into the vanquished city of Raleigh. Sometime in that tumultuous ... (Read More)
 
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Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic
David Howard.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547520216.  Daedalus Item Code: 34233
 
April 1865: Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox, John Wilkes Booth assassinates Abraham Lincoln, and General Sherman's army marches into the vanquished city of Raleigh. Sometime in that tumultuous ... (Read More)
 
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The Lost Spy: An American in Stalin's Secret Service
Andrew Meier.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393335354.  Daedalus Item Code: 23884
 
For half a century the case of Isaiah Oggins, a 1920s New York intellectual brutally murdered on Stalin's orders in 1947, remained hidden in the secret file of the Soviet and American intelligence ... (Read More)
 
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Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution
Mary Gabriel.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316066112.  Daedalus Item Code: 33372
 
(Finalist for the 2011 National Book Award, the Pulitzer Prize, and the National Book Critics Circle Award; Named One of the Year's Best Nonfiction Books by the Washington Post, Boston ... (Read More)
 
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Margaret Sanger: A Life of Passion
Jean H. Baker.
Publisher: Hill & Wang/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780809094981.  Daedalus Item Code: 38052
 
After abandoning her family, nurse-midwife Margaret Sanger (1879–1966) devoted herself to the cause of birth control, believing it an essential cornerstone for women's rights and the best way to ... (Read More)
 
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Magic: The Western Tradition
Francis King.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500810088.  Daedalus Item Code: 40755
 
From the earliest human civilizations to the present day, magic has been a fixture in our culture, encompassing everything from alchemy and witchcraft to astrology and the Kabbalah. This history ... (Read More)
 
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A Magnificent Obsession: Victoria, Albert, and the Death that Changed the British Monarchy
Helen Rappaport.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312621056.  Daedalus Item Code: 38032
 
During his 20-year marriage to Queen Victoria, Prince Albert increasingly performed the functions of King in all but name, and the outpouring of grief after Albert's 1861 death was so extreme that ... (Read More)
 
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Maidens' Trip: A Wartime Adventure on the Grand Union Canal
Emma Smith.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408801253.  Daedalus Item Code: 41293
 
(Winner of the 1949 John Llewellyn Rhys Memorial Prize) Emma Smith's first book (her second was the James Tait Black Memorial Prize winner The Far Cry) is a now-classic memoir about her ... (Read More)
 
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Making Haste from Babylon: The Mayflower Pilgrims and Their World: A New History
Nick Bunker.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307266828.  Daedalus Item Code: 21737
 
The Pilgrims were entrepreneurs and political radicals as much as they were Christian reformers and idealists. Within a decade, despite crisis and catastrophe, they built a thriving settlement at New ... (Read More)
 
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Making Our Democracy Work: A Judge's View
Stephen Breyer.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269911.  Daedalus Item Code: 36289
 
The Supreme Court is one of the most extraordinary institutions in our system of government, with the responsibility of interpreting the Constitution and the power to strike down laws enacted by our ... (Read More)
 
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The Man Who Ate His Boots: The Tragic History of the Search for the Northwest Passage
Anthony Brandt.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307263926.  Daedalus Item Code: 21661
 
After the triumphant end of the Napoleonic Wars in 1815, the British took it upon themselves to complete something they had been trying to do since the 16th century: find the fabled Northwest ... (Read More)
 
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