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The Way of the Knife: The CIA, a Secret Army, and a War at the Ends of the Earth
Mark Mazzetti.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125013.  Daedalus Item Code: 60470
 
A national security correspondent for the New York Times and the winner of a George Polk Award and a shared Pulitzer Prize, Mark Mazzetti here gives us a riveting account of the CIA's ... (Read More)
 
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We Have the War Upon Us: The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860–April 1861
William J. Cooper.
Publisher: Knopf/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400042005.  Daedalus Item Code: 42215
 
Between Abraham Lincoln’s election in November 1860 and the firing on Fort Sumter in April 1861, a long tradition of political compromise broke down, and a rapid succession of events led to the Civil ... (Read More)
 
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We'll Meet Again: Britain at War: A Tribute to the Spirit of the People in What Was Britain's Darkest, and Its Finest, Hour
Maureen Hill.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909242500.  Daedalus Item Code: 52854
 
A behind-the-scenes look at World War II and a tribute to the British people, this book documents life on the home front in London. These 350 captioned, black and white images from the archives of ... (Read More)
 
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The Western Front Experience: 1914–1918
Gary Sheffield.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781847329172.  Daedalus Item Code: 51759
 
From the early battles of Mons and Loos through the shocking carnage of the Somme, Arras, and Passchendaele, to the climactic victories of the Hundred Days in 1918, this slipcased album chronicles ... (Read More)
 
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A Whaling Captain's Life: The Exciting True Account by Henry Acton for His Son, William
Henry Acton.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781596294172.  Daedalus Item Code: 60298
 
First published in 1838, Henry Acton's guide to the whaling life was written to satisfy the curiosity of his young son, William. Along with a meticulous description of how whales are hunted, killed, ... (Read More)
 
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What People Wore When: A Complete Illustrated History of Costume from Ancient Times to the Nineteenth Century for Every Level of Society
Melissa Leventon, consultant ed.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312383213.  Daedalus Item Code: 59844
 
Essential for costumers, clothing designers, and anyone with an eye for fashion or who's interested in the everyday history of how people dressed, this abundantly illustrated volume compiles two ... (Read More)
 
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When Washington Burned: An Illustrated History of the War of 1812
Arnold Blumberg.
Publisher: Casemate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781612001012.  Daedalus Item Code: 44508
 
Illustrated with more than 100 color photos, reproductions of period art, and maps, this book vividly and succinctly traces the War of 1812, our "second war of independence," through the roots of the ... (Read More)
 
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White Shotgun: The Sicilian Mafia in Their Own Words
Attilio Bolzoni. Shaun Whiteside, trans.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330528214.  Daedalus Item Code: 54843
 
For more than 30 years, prize-winning Sicilian journalist Attilio Bolzoni has reported on the shadowy activities of Cosa Nostra, and in this anthology he compiles interviews, court proceedings, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Witches: Salem, 1692
Stacy Schiff.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316200608.  Daedalus Item Code: 59743
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) The author of Cleopatra: A Life, the Pulitzer Prize winner Véra, the Pulitzer Prize finalist Saint-Exupéry, A Biography, and the George ... (Read More)
 
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The Woman Before Wallis: Prince Edward, the Parisian Courtesan, and the Perfect Murder
Andrew Rose.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250040695.  Daedalus Item Code: 54564
 
Prince Edward's relationship with American divorcée Wallis Simpson sparked an international scandal that led to his abdication of the throne of England, and yet he narrowly missed being embroiled in ... (Read More)
 
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Women of Consequence: Heroines Who Shaped the World
Xavière Gauthier. David Radzinowicz, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080300911.  Daedalus Item Code: 53028
 
This illustrated encyclopedia profiles some of the 20th century's most accomplished women in the fields of sports, the arts, politics, social justice, and the sciences. Here are familiar names and ... (Read More)
 
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The Women of the Cousins' War: The Duchess, the Queen, and the King's Mother
Philippa Gregory, David Baldwin & Michael Jones.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451629545.  Daedalus Item Code: 54029
 
This is a fascinating historical omnibus by three experts on early Tudor history and the Wars of the Roses, introducing three of England's most powerful women. In her essay on Jacquetta, Philippa ... (Read More)
 
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