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The Supreme Court: A C-SPAN Book, Featuring the Justices in their Own Words
Brian Lamb, Susan Swain, Mark Farkas, eds.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781586488352.  Daedalus Item Code: 32996
 
This outstanding portrait of the Supreme Court—its current members, its traditions, and its day-to-day workings—grew out of an unprecedented opportunity for C-SPAN founder Brian Lamb and president ... (Read More)
 
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Swoon: Great Seducers and Why Women Love Them
Betsy Prioleau.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068375.  Daedalus Item Code: 42207
 
Contrary to popular myth and dogma, the men who consistently beguile women are not the saturnine rake, the alpha male, Mr. Nice, or the big spender. As the author of Seductress and Circle ... (Read More)
 
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Temples, Tombs and Hieroglyphs: A Brief History of Ancient Egypt
Barbara Mertz.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849012805.  Daedalus Item Code: 31044
 
Elizabeth Peters, author of the Amelia Peabody series of archaeological mysteries, is in fact the internationally renowned Egyptologist Barbara Mertz. In this book, originally published in the 1960s ... (Read More)
 
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The Terminal Spy
Alan S. Cowell.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767928168.  Daedalus Item Code: 39057
 
After sipping tea in a London hotel, former KGB officer Alexander Litvinenko, a vocal critic of the Kremlin, fell ill and was rushed to the hospital. Within days he was dead, poisoned by a rare ... (Read More)
 
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These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie
Christopher Andersen.
Publisher: Gallery.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476732329.  Daedalus Item Code: 42385
 
They were the original power couple—rich, attractive, and endlessly fascinating. In this behind-the-scenes portrait of the Kennedys in their final year together—which features 16 pages of ... (Read More)
 
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They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine, Two Centuries of Innovators
Harold Evans, Gail Buckland & David Lefer.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316013857.  Daedalus Item Code: 21311
 
"[Harold] Evans extolls American moxie, that seemingly native mixture of initiative and luck that produced the Colt revolver, the FM radio, the Kodak camera, Mickey Mouse, and eBay. As a historian, ... (Read More)
 
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They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine: Two Centuries of Innovators
Harold Evans, Gail Buckland & David Lefer.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316277662.  Daedalus Item Code: 36238
 
The founding editor of Condé Nast Traveler magazine and the former editorial director of U.S. News and World Report and president of Random House, Harold Evans here looks at business ... (Read More)
 
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They Went Whistling: Women Wayfarers, Warriors, Runaways, and Renegades
Barbara Holland.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385720021.  Daedalus Item Code: 42333
 
Throughout history there have been women, endowed with curiosity and abundant spirit, who stepped out of their homes, cast off the shackles of expectation, and struck out for new territory. In this ... (Read More)
 
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Titled Americans: The Real Heiresses' Guide to Marrying an Aristocrat
Eric Homberger, intro.
Publisher: Old House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781908402608.  Daedalus Item Code: 38853
 
"It has been estimated that 454 American heiresses married European aristocrats in the late 19th century, and thus acquired, at considerable expense, hereditary titles of nobility," notes Eric ... (Read More)
 
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To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914–1918
Adam Hochschild.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547750316.  Daedalus Item Code: 22715
 
World War I was supposed to be the "war to end all wars," yet nations around the globe were sucked into the tempest and millions of men died on the battlefields, in what remains one of history's most ... (Read More)
 
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Together We Cannot Fail: FDR and the American Presidency in Years of Crisis
Terry Golway.
Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9781402217166.  Daedalus Item Code: 41397
 
This unique multimedia portrait shows a nation in crisis in the context of a president's direct communication with the public at the dawn of the media age. Historian Terry Golway examines how ... (Read More)
 
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Tradition and the Black Atlantic: Critical Theory in the African Diaspora
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465014101.  Daedalus Item Code: 32999
 
In this conversational tour through the halls of theory, Henry Louis Gates leaps from Richard Wright to Spike Lee, from Pat Buchanan to Frantz Fanon, and ultimately to the source of anticolonialist ... (Read More)
 
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