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Lives of Eminent Men
John Aubrey. Ruth Scurr, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843911616.  Daedalus Item Code: 53727
Gentleman scholar John Aubrey (1626–97) spent his life collecting anecdotes, gossip, and biographical details about his illustrious contemporaries, adding liberal doses of off-kilter British wit to ... (Read More)
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London Bridge in America: The True Story of a Transatlantic Crossing
Travis Elborough.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224096256.  Daedalus Item Code: 51174
In 1968 the world's largest antique went to America. But how do you transport a 130-year-old bridge across 4300 miles of ocean and sand? Why did oil baron and chainsaw-manufacturing king Robert ... (Read More)
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Loose Cannons: 101 Myths, Mishaps, and Misadventurers of Military History
Graeme Donald.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762777945.  Daedalus Item Code: 51364
From the author of Sticklers, Sideburns, and Bikinis comes this funny, often irreverent look at 2,000 years of lies, inaccuracies, propaganda, deceit, downright foolishness, and little-known ... (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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Lost Treasures: Civilization's Great Riches Rediscovered
Jane McIntosh.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847322999.  Daedalus Item Code: 53161
Beautifully illustrated with more than 250 captioned color photographs and reproductions of art, this book surveys the treasures of the world that have been sunk, buried, entombed, and otherwise ... (Read More)
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Louder Than Words: Ways of Seeing Women Workers in Eighteenth-Century France
Geraldine Sheridan.
Publisher: Texas Tech.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780896726222.  Daedalus Item Code: 44004
In an era when trade guilds in France largely excluded women as members in their own right, the images depicted in Denis Diderot's Encyclopédie and other contemporary French sources reveal ... (Read More)
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Madison and Jefferson
Andrew Burstein & Nancy Isenberg.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812979008.  Daedalus Item Code: 51965
The enduring friendship between the third and fourth presidents has long been the stuff of legend, with James Madison usually being relegated to the role of Thomas Jefferson's lieutenant. As this ... (Read More)
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The Mafia: History and Legend
Marco Gasparini. Brian Eskenazi, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080301505.  Daedalus Item Code: 53026
This illustrated history of the Mafia explores this international criminal organization both as a cult subject and a social phenomenon. Movie classics like The Godfather epitomize our ... (Read More)
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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change
John Glassie.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594488719.  Daedalus Item Code: 43117
(A Scientific American Best Science Book of 2012 and a New York Times Book Review "Editor's Choice") The interests of 17th-century priest-scientist Athanasius Kircher knew no ... (Read More)
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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
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Mankind: The Story of All of Us
Pamela D. Toler. Ian Morris, foreword.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762447039.  Daedalus Item Code: 50648
This abundantly illustrated companion volume to the popular History Channel series is a fast-moving chronicle of human progress, filled with more than 300 color maps, artworks, and photos from the ... (Read More)
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Mapping America: Exploring the Continent
Fritz Kessler. Frank Jacobs, intro.
Publisher: Black Dog.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781907317088.  Daedalus Item Code: 53154
This multifaceted portrait of the United States and North America explores our physical and cultural landscape through more than 120 geographic, demographic, historical, artistic, and infographic ... (Read More)
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