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Snakes with Wings & Gold-Digging Ants
Herodotus. Aubrey de Selincourt & John Marincola, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141025339.  Daedalus Item Code: 32345
 
Because so much of what we know of the ancient world comes from Herodotus, writing in the 5th century BC, he will always remain, as Cicero deemed him, the Father of Historians. At the same time, a ... (Read More)
 
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Snapshot Chronicles: Inventing the American Photo Album
Barbara Levine, curator.
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781568985572.  Daedalus Item Code: 62931
 
Today, the photo album is something we practically take for granted, and scrapbooking is a billion-dollar industry with its own television network, but it was not always so. George Eastman's 1900 ... (Read More)
 
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A Soldier's Story
Omar N. Bradley. A.J. Liebling, intro. Caleb Carr, series editor.
Publisher: Modern Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375754210.  Daedalus Item Code: 70352
 
D-Day, the Battle of the Bulge, the liberation of Paris, the relentless drive through Germany toward Allied victory: Omar Bradley, the "GI General," was there for every major engagement in the ... (Read More)
 
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Soldiers of the Queen: Victorian Colonial Conflict in the Words of Those Who Fought
Stephen Manning.
Publisher: Spellmount.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752449845.  Daedalus Item Code: 64772
 
The reach of Victorian Britain's power across the queen's vast empire has always been impressive, but as this book shows, the feat was very nearly miraculous in light of the conditions under which ... (Read More)
 
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The Spartacus War
Barry Strauss.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753826980.  Daedalus Item Code: 63828
 
Starting with a barracks escape of some 70 men, armed with kitchen knives, the revolt led by the Thracian gladiator Spartacus in 73 BC grew into a full-scale rebellion against Rome, the most famous ... (Read More)
 
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The Spy Who Changed The World: Klaus Fuchs and the Secrets of the Nuclear Bomb
Mike Rossiter.
Publisher: Headline.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780755365647.  Daedalus Item Code: 54210
 
In "a gripping espionage story that might have been penned by the master of Cold War spy fiction, John le Carré" (Daily Express, London), the author of I Sank the Bismarck and Target ... (Read More)
 
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The Spy's Bedside Book: An Undercover Collection of Fiction, Memoir, and Tricks of the Trade from All-Time Masters of Espionage
Graham Greene & Hugh Greene, eds.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780553385908.  Daedalus Item Code: 70354
 
For anyone who's ever wondered what it really takes to be a spy, former British intelligence agent Graham Greene (author of The Third Man, Our Man in Havana, and The End of the ... (Read More)
 
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Spying for the Führer: Hitler's Espionage Machine
Christer Jörgensen.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780785830870.  Daedalus Item Code: 64609
 
From the fledgling beginnings of the Nazi SA Stormtroopers in the 1930s, Nazi Germany developed an espionage machine to rival any in the world. The SD, Abwehr, and Gestapo all were German ... (Read More)
 
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State of the Union: New York & the Civil War
Harold Holzer, ed. Jeff Shaara, foreword.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823221400.  Daedalus Item Code: 64075
 
Originating in a 1999 symposium focusing on New York State during the Civil War, this anthology takes an in-depth look at the crucial—and sometimes conflicted—role that the state played in the war. ... (Read More)
 
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The State vs. Nelson Mandela: The Trial that Changed South Africa
Joel Joffe. Nelson Mandela, foreword.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851686384.  Daedalus Item Code: 43773
 
On July 11, 1963, a dry-cleaning van drove up to a rural farm near Johannesburg, South Africa; within seconds, heavily armed police burst out and arrested the entire high command of the armed wing of ... (Read More)
 
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Steeped in History: The Art of Tea
Beatrice Hohenegger, ed.
Publisher: Fowler Museum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780977834419.  Daedalus Item Code: 60025
 
After water, tea is the most frequently consumed beverage in the world, and has played a central role in everything from the ritual pursuit of enlightenment in Japan to political protests in Colonial ... (Read More)
 
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Strangers on a Bridge: The Case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers
James B. Donovan. Jason Matthews, foreword.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781501118784.  Daedalus Item Code: 61854
 
On the morning of February 10, 1962, James B. Donovan began his walk down Glienicke Bridge, which then linked West Berlin to East Berlin. With him walked master spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel, for years ... (Read More)
 
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