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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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Shakespeare: Staging the World
Jonathan Bate & Dora Thornton.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199915019.  Daedalus Item Code: 40958
 
Almost as good as time-traveling back to Shakespeare's London to see one of his plays at the Globe Theatre, this heavily illustrated book gives us the streets, shops, and churches that the poet would ... (Read More)
 
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Shakespeare's Church: A Parish for the World
Val Horsler, Martin Gorick & Paul Edmondson. Jonathan Bate, intro.
Publisher: Third Millenium.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781906507336.  Daedalus Item Code: 34341
 
Known worldwide as the final resting place of William Shakespeare, Stratford-upon-Avon's Trinity Church has a colorful history extending back centuries before the birth of the Bard. With color ... (Read More)
 
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The Shipbuilder: 1906–1914, Volume 1
Mark D. Warren, ed.
Publisher: Blue Riband.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780964815308.  Daedalus Item Code: 42781
 
Some of the most famous passenger ships of all time—including the Cunard liner Mauretania, the White Star sister ships Olympic and Titanic, and the fast French liner ... (Read More)
 
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Shooting Victoria: Madness, Mayhem, and the Modernisation of the Monarchy
Paul Thomas Murphy.
Publisher: Head of Zeus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781781851272.  Daedalus Item Code: 42884
 
During Queen Victoria’s 64-year reign, no fewer than eight attempts were made on her life; the would-be assassins included a bartender dreaming of becoming an admiral, a hunchback longing for ... (Read More)
 
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Shooting Victoria: Madness, Mayhem, and the Rebirth of the British Monarchy
Paul Thomas Murphy.
Publisher: Pegasus/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620909102.  Daedalus Item Code: 42289
 
During Queen Victoria’s 64-year reign, no fewer than eight attempts were made on her life; the would-be assassins included a bartender dreaming of becoming an admiral, a hunchback longing for ... (Read More)
 
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Shopping in the Renaissance: Customer Cultures in Italy 1400–1600
Evelyn Welch.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300159851.  Daedalus Item Code: 42512
 
(Winner of the 2005 Wolfson Foundation History Prize) Shopping was as important in the Renaissance as it is today, posits Evelyn Welch. In this engaging and gorgeously illustrated study she ... (Read More)
 
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Shots of War: 150 Years of Dramatic Photography from the Battlefield
Paul Brewer.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847323651.  Daedalus Item Code: 32921
 
For centuries, warfare was glorified and romanticized in paintings and art; this began to change with the invention of photography in the 1850s, and the public became acquainted with the true nature ... (Read More)
 
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Sister Queens: The Noble, Tragic Lives of Katherine of Aragon and Juana, Queen of Castile
Julia Fox.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345516046.  Daedalus Item Code: 41015
 
The author of Jane Boleyn: The True Story of the Infamous Lady Rochford, Julia Fox here gives us a fascinating dual portrait of Katherine and Juana, the daughters of Spain's King Ferdinand and ... (Read More)
 
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