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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 Voices: Memories of a Vanished Way of Life
Gilda O'Neill.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099498360.  Daedalus Item Code: 52845
 
In the 1940s, nearly a quarter of a million East Londoners—mostly women and children—decamped annually for the hop fields of Kent. The women viewed these excursions as a holiday or a side job, or ... (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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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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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 Magnificent Spilsbury and the Case of the Brides in the Bath
Jane Robins.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848541085.  Daedalus Item Code: 50914
 
In the dark opening months of World War I, Britain became engrossed by a horror closer to home. Bessie Mundy, Alice Burnham, and Margaret Lofty had at least one thing in common: they were spinsters ... (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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A Map of Tudor London, 1520
Historic Towns Trust. Caroline Barron, intro.
Publisher: Old House.   Format: .
ISBN: 9781908402516.  Daedalus Item Code: 59184
 
Beautifully portraying London in the time of King Henry VIII, this 38 x 23-inch map depicts the capital city from the Savoy in the west to the Tower and St. Katherine's Hospital in the East, from the ... (Read More)
 
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Mapping the New World: Renaissance Maps from the American Museum in Britain
Anne Armitage & Laura Beresford.
Publisher: Scala.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781857598223.  Daedalus Item Code: 52723
 
Spurred on by thoughts of treasure, European travelers changed the shape of the New World as they mapped the Americas from the 15th through the 17th centuries. As seen in this book's more than 125 ... (Read More)
 
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Medical Meddlers, Mediums and Magicians: The Victorian Age of Credulity
Keith Souter. Laura Matine, illus.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752461151.  Daedalus Item Code: 52436
 
The Victorian thirst for knowledge drove them to explore unchartered corners of the world, pursue scientific explanation and discovery, and create engineering and architectural marvels. Yet this ... (Read More)
 
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