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Santa Anna of Mexico
Will Fowler.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803226388.  Daedalus Item Code: 43183
 
Antonio López de Santa Anna (1794–1876) remains one of the most famous—and infamous—figures in Mexican history. Six times the country's president, he is regularly depicted as a traitor, a turncoat, ... (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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Scott's Last Expedition
Steve Parker.
Publisher: Natural History Museum, London.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9780565092870.  Daedalus Item Code: 42004
 
In November 1910, Robert Falcon Scott set off on the greatest quest of the Heroic Age of Polar Exploration—to reach the South Pole in Antarctica. The author of Peacocks, Penguins, and Other ... (Read More)
 
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Sea Struck
W.H. Bunting.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780884482659.  Daedalus Item Code: 43352
 
Coastal New Englanders seem to be born with salt water in their veins, and for certain young men at the turn of the last century, going to sea was as much a rite of passage as the "season abroad" is ... (Read More)
 
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The Sea, The Sea
Xenophon. Rex Warner, trans.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141026312.  Daedalus Item Code: 32339
 
Born in Athens in the 5th century BC, devoted to Socrates and a supporter of Sparta, Xenophon produced an extraordinary eyewitness account of the attempt of a Greek mercenary army—the Ten Thousand—to ... (Read More)
 
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The Search for Ancient Greece
Roland & Francoise Etienne.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500300206.  Daedalus Item Code: 33633
 
Abundantly illustrated, with period engravings and reproductions of art, archival photos, or color photos on virtually every page, this book chronicles the excitement of rediscovery as works from ... (Read More)
 
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Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture, and Artifact
David P. Silverman, ed.
Publisher: Dallas Museum of Art.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781931707367.  Daedalus Item Code: 40555
 
This book presents a spectacular collection of archaeological and artistic treasures of ancient Egypt, documented and acquired by various expeditions of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of ... (Read More)
 
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The Secret History of MI6 1909–1949
Keith Jeffery.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594202742.  Daedalus Item Code: 33764
 
Britain's Secret Intelligence Service (commonly known as MI6) was born a century ago amid fears of the rising power of other countries, especially Germany. Although the next 40 years saw MI6 taking ... (Read More)
 
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The Secret Museum: Some Treasures Are Too Precious to Display
Molly Oldfield.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007455287.  Daedalus Item Code: 42734
 
A researcher and writer for the BBC's long-running comedy panel quiz show QI, hosted by Stephen Fry, as well as the author of the QI column in the Telegraph, Molly Oldfield is ... (Read More)
 
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The Secret Rescue: An Untold Story of American Nurses and Medics Behind Nazi Lines
Cate Lineberry.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316220248.  Daedalus Item Code: 49618
 
(Edgar Award Finalist) When 26 American flight nurses and medics were sent to evacuate wounded and sick troops in November 1943, they didn't anticipate their transport plane crash-landing in ... (Read More)
 
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The Seventeen Traditions: Lessons from an American Childhood
Ralph Nader.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062210647.  Daedalus Item Code: 33557
 
The activist, humanitarian, and former presidential candidate named one of the 100 most influential figures in American history by The Atlantic, Ralph Nader looks back at his small-town ... (Read More)
 
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The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific
J. Maarten Troost.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767915304.  Daedalus Item Code: 43519
 
Leaving behind his Western life for a South Seas island, travel writer Maarten Troost finds dolphin lagoons and stunning sunsets, and also relentless equatorial heat, a variety of deadly bacteria, ... (Read More)
 
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