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The Boxer's Story: Fighting for My Life in the Nazi Camps
Nathan Shapow, with Bob Harris.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849541909.  Daedalus Item Code: 62118
 
As a teenager in Latvia, Nathan Shapow had little on his mind other than becoming a champion boxer. But the Nazi invasion of Europe forced him into a different sort of fight, in which his talents ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Cleopatra: Last Pharaoh of Egypt
M.J. Trow.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762448012.  Daedalus Item Code: 51769
 
She was variously deemed a reincarnation of the goddess Isis, a fabled beauty, the last pharaoh, a seductress, and a harlot. For 2,000 years we have been telling stories about Cleopatra, yet few ... (Read More)
 
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British Pop Invasion: How British Music Conquered the World in the 1960s
Alan Whiticker, ed.
Publisher: New Holland.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781742576282.  Daedalus Item Code: 63042
 
Though British pop music had already made inroads in America by February 1964, it was the arrival of the Beatles in New York City that truly launched the "British Invasion," overturning the American ... (Read More)
 
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Brothers in Arms: The Kennedys, the Castros, and the Politics of Murder
Gus Russo & Stephen Molton.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781596916456.  Daedalus Item Code: 61628
 
Built on 30 years of intense research—including discoveries that have rekindled CIA and State Department interest in the Kennedy assassination—this is a vivid, character-driven, almost cinematic ... (Read More)
 
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Buffalo Bill's British Wild West
Alan Gallop.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752450605.  Daedalus Item Code: 43937
 
The flamboyant showman Buffalo Bill was legendary in his time for spellbinding re-creations of life on the American frontier, and during his three-decade career he made four extremely successful ... (Read More)
 
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The Busiest Man in England: A Life of Joseph Paxton, Gardener, Architect, and Victorian Visionary
Kate Colquhoun.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567923018.  Daedalus Item Code: 61669
 
Today one would be hard pressed to choose a "preeminent Victorian," but among the Victorians themselves it was agreed that one figure towered above most. Joseph Paxton (1803–65) stood atop the worlds ... (Read More)
 
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The Cathars: The Rise and Fall of the Great Heresy
Sean Martin.
Publisher: Pocket Essentials.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843443360.  Daedalus Item Code: 62368
 
Flourishing principally in France's Languedoc region and Italy, the medieval sect known as the Cathars taught that the world is evil and must be transcended through a simple life of prayer, work, ... (Read More)
 
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A Century of Carrier Aviation: The Evolution of Ships and Shipborne Aircraft
David Hobbs.
Publisher: Naval Institute.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781591140238.  Daedalus Item Code: 38378
 
Written by a retired fleet air arm pilot in the Royal Navy, this is a thorough and detailed overview of the history of aircraft at sea and the ships designed to carry them, heavily illustrated with ... (Read More)
 
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A Child of Christian Blood: Murder and Conspiracy in Tsarist Russia: The Beilis Blood Libel
Edmund Levin.
Publisher: Schocken.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805242997.  Daedalus Item Code: 61551
 
On March 20, 1911, in a cave near Kiev, the body of 13-year-old Andrei Yushchinsky was found with dozens of stab wounds. Russian police arrested Mendel Beilis, a brick factory clerk and father of ... (Read More)
 
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China: Empire of Living Symbols
Cecilia Lindqvist. Joan Tate, trans.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306816093.  Daedalus Item Code: 63534
 
The pictorial origins of Chinese ideographs—the many thousands of seemingly abstract forms representing sounds and whole words—were all but forgotten until 1899, when a scholar went to an apothecary ... (Read More)
 
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The Chronicle of War: A Year-By-Year Account of Conflict from 1854 to the Present Day
Paul Brewer.
Publisher: Marks & Spencer.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844422029.  Daedalus Item Code: 52353
 
Military history editor Paul Brewer here presents a novel illustrated survey of warfare in the modern age, which he defines by the introduction of photography to the battlefield. Decade by decade, ... (Read More)
 
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Churchill's Bomb: How the United States Overtook Britain in the First Nuclear Arms Race
Graham Farmelo.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465021956.  Daedalus Item Code: 61629
 
Perhaps no scientific development has shaped the course of modern history as much as the harnessing of nuclear energy, yet the 20th century might have turned out differently had it been first ... (Read More)
 
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