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The Murder of Cleopatra: History's Greatest Cold Case
Pat Brown.
Publisher: Prometheus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616146504.  Daedalus Item Code: 43836
 
Pharaoh Cleopatra VII has long been portrayed as a defeated monarch who desperately ended her own life with the bite of an asp, as her nemesis—the Roman general Octavian, later the emperor known as ... (Read More)
 
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Mussolini and Fascism: Interlink Illustrated Histories
Marco Palla. Arthur Figliola & Claudia Rattazzi Papka, trans.
Publisher: Interlink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566563406.  Daedalus Item Code: 42394
 
By the mid-1920s, Benito Mussolini had ruthlessly crushed all opposition to his bid for power, becoming the sovereign head of a fascist Italy. As shown in this book, Italy's territorial incursions ... (Read More)
 
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Naples Declared: A Walk Around the Bay
Benjamin Taylor.
Publisher: Putnam.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780399159176.  Daedalus Item Code: 44361
 
A city of seemingly irreconcilable opposites, Naples is simultaneously "glorious and ghastly" as Ben Taylor acknowledges. And yet such is his affection for the place that Taylor—also the much-praised ... (Read More)
 
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Native Americans
James Lagomarsino.
Publisher: Taj.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781844063161.  Daedalus Item Code: 51641
 
This abundantly illustrated survey of Native American peoples moves region-by-region through the United States and Canada, describing tribal groups and nations in the Arctic and subarctic, the ... (Read More)
 
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Necropolis: London and Its Dead
Catharine Arnold.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849835541.  Daedalus Item Code: 33607
 
Layer upon layer of London soil reveals burials from prehistoric, pagan, Roman, medieval, and modern times in this history, the first in Catharine Arnold's London trilogy. The city is viewed as one ... (Read More)
 
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New York Immigrant Experience: A Guided Tour Through History
Randi Minetor. Nic Minetor, photos.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762757435.  Daedalus Item Code: 34922
 
This illustrated history of immigration in America's most international city—ranging from colonial times to the mid-19th-century Irish Potato Famine, and from Ellis Island to the present day—provides ... (Read More)
 
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Ninja: 1,000 Years of the Shadow Warrior
John Man.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062222022.  Daedalus Item Code: 42987
 
Ninjas today are the stuff of legend—stock assassins appearing in comics, movies, and games—but they are based on real warriors of medieval Japan. Employed as spies and saboteurs, their ability to ... (Read More)
 
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Nueva York 1613–1945
Edward J. Sullivan, ed.
Publisher: New York Historical Society.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781857596397.  Daedalus Item Code: 30850
 
The population of New York City is now nearly one-third Hispanic, marking a demographic transformation that will have a huge impact on the city's culture, daily life, and its future, notes art ... (Read More)
 
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Old World, New World: Great Britain and America from the Beginning
Kathleen Burk.
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871139719.  Daedalus Item Code: 13919
 
(Winner of the Henry Adams Prize) America's close bond with Great Britain seems inevitable, given our shared language and heritage. But as Berkeley- and Oxford-educated historian Kathleen Burk ... (Read More)
 
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On an Irish Island
Robert Kanigel.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269591.  Daedalus Item Code: 43877
 
The author of the National Book Critics Circle Award and Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist The Man Who Knew Infinity, Robert Kanigel offers this love letter to a vanished way of ... (Read More)
 
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Once Upon a Secret: My Hidden Affair with JFK
Mimi Alford.
Publisher: Hutchinson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780091931759.  Daedalus Item Code: 34387
 
In the summer of 1962, 19-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived in Washington, D.C., to begin an internship in the White House press office. Within days she was introduced to President Kennedy himself, and ... (Read More)
 
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One Bloody Thing After Another: The World's Gruesome History
Jacob F. Field.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843178842.  Daedalus Item Code: 51572
 
You think life is scary and unpredictable these days? This book will make you glad you didn't live anywhere near 15th-century Wallachia, where Prince Vlad III would be only too eager to impale you ... (Read More)
 
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