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San Francisco Then and Now
Dennis Evanosky & Eric J. Kos.
Publisher: Thunder Bay Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781607105817.  Daedalus Item Code: 62487
 
Despite its history of catastrophic earthquakes and fires, San Francisco endures as one of the most beautiful cities in America, with remarkable features like the iconic Golden Gate Bridge, bustling ... (Read More)
 
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The Savage City: Race, Murder, and a Generation on the Edge
T.J. English.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061824586.  Daedalus Item Code: 62329
 
(Finalist for the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime) Following up The Westies, Born to Kill, Paddy Whacked, and Havana Nocturne, T.J. English's gripping account of ... (Read More)
 
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Scott of the Antarctic: The Definitive Biography
David Crane.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007450442.  Daedalus Item Code: 41310
 
Since Robert Falcon Scott's death in 1912, he has been the subject of innumerable books, some declaring him a hero, others dismissing him as an irresponsible fool. In either case, the man behind the ... (Read More)
 
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The Secret Architecture of Our Nation's Capital: The Masons and the Building of Washington, D.C.
David Ovason.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060953683.  Daedalus Item Code: 62553
 
There are more than 20 complete zodiac images incorporated into the public architecture of Washington, D.C., each one pointing to an extraordinary mystery. In this richly illustrated text, David ... (Read More)
 
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The Secret Life of Bletchley Park: The WWII Codebreaking Centre and the Men and Women Who Worked There
Sinclair McKay.
Publisher: Aurum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781781315866.  Daedalus Item Code: 62944
 
Bletchley Park looked like any other sprawling country estate in wartime England, yet it housed Britain's top-secret Government Code and Cypher School, where Nazi Germany's vaunted Enigma code was ... (Read More)
 
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The Secret War in Italy: Special Forces, Partisans and Covert Operations 1943–45
William Fowler.
Publisher: Ian Allan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780711035287.  Daedalus Item Code: 52375
 
In this fine account of the war in Italy and the role of special forces there in the final years of World War II, William Fowler spotlights the last operational airborne combat drop of the war, ... (Read More)
 
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Secret Yankees: The Union Circle in Confederate Atlanta
Thomas G. Dyer.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780801868153.  Daedalus Item Code: 61710
 
Despite the unified front projected by the Confederacy, Union sympathizers remained in Atlanta for the duration of the American Civil War, posits Thomas Dyer. Drawing upon a little-known diary by ... (Read More)
 
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Selkirk's Island
Diana Souhami.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782060314.  Daedalus Item Code: 61314
 
(Winner of the 2001 Whitbread Biography Award) The author of Gertrude and Alice, Greta and Cecil, and The Trials of Radclyffe Hall, Diana Souhami here gives us a singular ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare's Restless World: A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects
Neil MacGregor.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670026340.  Daedalus Item Code: 63445
 
Though we feel as though we know the world of Hamlet or Macbeth through Shakespeare's vivid characters, we cannot understand them as his contemporaries did. In this brilliant work of historical ... (Read More)
 
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A Short History of the 20th Century
Geoffrey Blainey.
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781566636872.  Daedalus Item Code: 52491
 
From the death of Queen Victoria through the September 11th attacks, the author of Sea of Dangers chronicles the century that—perhaps more than any other—is difficult to sum up in one volume; ... (Read More)
 
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The Siege of Washington: The Untold Story of the Twelve Days that Shook the Nation
John Lockwood & Charles Lockwood.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199931187.  Daedalus Item Code: 60958
 
On April 14, 1861, the day Fort Sumter fell to Confederate forces, Washington, D.C.—surrounded by slave states and minimally defended—was ripe for invasion. Drawing upon rarely seen primary ... (Read More)
 
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The Sites of Ancient Greece
Georg Gerster, photog. Paul Cartledge, intro.
Publisher: Phaidon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714860848.  Daedalus Item Code: 54401
 
Much as he did in The Past From Above, Georg Gerster uses aerial photography to create a new perspective on historical sites, and Greece boasts an impressive number of iconic structures and ... (Read More)
 
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