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The Inheritor's Powder: A Tale of Arsenic, Murder, and the New Forensic Science
Sandra Hempel.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393349887.  Daedalus Item Code: 59001
 
In the first half of the 19th century, an epidemic of arsenic poisoning swept through Europe. Available at any corner shop for a few pence, arsenic was undetectable in food or drink, and came to be ... (Read More)
 
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Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America
Franklin Foer, ed.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062340399.  Daedalus Item Code: 63515
 
Founded in 1914 to give voice to the growing progressive movement, The New Republic has charted and shaped the state of American liberalism, publishing many of the 20th century's most forward ... (Read More)
 
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Inventing Freedom: How the English-Speaking Peoples Made the Modern World
Daniel Hannan.
Publisher: Broadside Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062231734.  Daedalus Item Code: 63411
 
By the 10th century, some thousand years ahead of most modern countries, England was a nation-state whose people were beginning to define themselves by inherited common-law rights. British politician ... (Read More)
 
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Island Story: Journeys Through Unfamiliar Britain
J.D. Taylor.
Publisher: Repeater.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781910924204.  Daedalus Item Code: 69474
 
What is life like these days on the island nation? With a tent and a rusty bike, J.D. Taylor set off to find out the health of Britain today. Skeptical and inquisitive, Taylor largely bypassed ... (Read More)
 
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A Just and Generous Nation: Abraham Lincoln and the Fight for American Opportunity
Harold Holzer & Norton Garfinkle.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465028306.  Daedalus Item Code: 63264
 
In this intriguing take on Abraham Lincoln's purpose in going to war when the South seceded from the Union, Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer and economist Norton Garfinkle posit that his guiding ... (Read More)
 
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Magna Carta: The Birth of Liberty
Dan Jones.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780525428299.  Daedalus Item Code: 63268
 
The Magna Carta is revered around the world as a founding document of Western liberty; its principles and its language can be found in our Bill of Rights and in the Constitution. But there is nothing ... (Read More)
 
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The Malaria Project: The U.S. Government's Secret Mission to Find a Miracle Cure
Karen M. Masterson.
Publisher: New American Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780451467324.  Daedalus Item Code: 63420
 
Science writer Karen Masterson here offers a fascinating—at times shocking—exposé of America's effort to combat malaria during World War II. Foreseeing the tactical need for a malaria drug, U.S. war ... (Read More)
 
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Masterpieces of Classical Art
Dyfri Williams.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714122540.  Daedalus Item Code: 62975
 
From carved Cycladic figures some 5,000 years old, magnificent Minoan gold pendants, and exquisite painted pottery from 5th century BC Athens to friezes and figures from the Parthenon, Roman silver ... (Read More)
 
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Midnight in Peking: How the Murder of a Young Englishwoman Haunted the Last Days of Old China
Paul French.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780143121008.  Daedalus Item Code: 62059
 
(Edgar Award Winner) Peking in 1937 was a vortex of privilege and scandal, opulence and opium dens, rumors and superstition, even as the Japanese prepared to invade. The discovery of ... (Read More)
 
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Mutiny on Board HMS Bounty
William Bligh. Pete Goss, foreword.
Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781472907219.  Daedalus Item Code: 63030
 
Perhaps the most famous mutiny in maritime history, the 1789 taking of the HMS Bounty by Fletcher Christian forced William Bligh and 18 other men to embark on a 3600-nautical-mile journey from ... (Read More)
 
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My Story: Frontier Classics Series
Anson Mills. John D. McDermott, intro.
Publisher: Stackpole.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780811724814.  Daedalus Item Code: 61707
 
A U.S. Army soldier from the outset of the Civil War, Anson Mills (1834–1924) saw frontier service in Arizona and Kansas against the Apache and the Cheyenne, and in Montana during the Great Sioux ... (Read More)
 
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The Not-So-Nude Ride of Lady Godiva: And Other Morsels of Misinformation from the History Books
David Haviland.
Publisher: Tarcher.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781585429394.  Daedalus Item Code: 63429
 
History may be written by the winners, but historically, the winners haven't always been the best historians. Fortunately, David Haviland is one of the best historians—or at the very least, one of ... (Read More)
 
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