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Tutankhamun's Funeral
Herbert E. Winlock.
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art/Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300167351.  Daedalus Item Code: 12708
 
In 1907, more than a decade before the discovery of Tutankhamun's tomb, archaeologists unearthed remains from the mummification and funeral of the pharaoh, who ruled ancient Egypt in the 14th century ... (Read More)
 
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Twelve Desperate Miles: The Epic World War II Voyage of the SS Contessa
Tim Brady.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307590374.  Daedalus Item Code: 41067
 
Before General Patton could invade Morocco in Operation Torch, which would then enable the Allied invasion of Nazi Europe through Italy, he needed 500 tons of airplane fuel and 900 tons of bombs ... (Read More)
 
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Twelve Turning Points of the Second World War
P.M.H. Bell.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300148855.  Daedalus Item Code: 32727
 
The Battle of Britain, Pearl Harbor, Stalingrad, D-Day, Hiroshima—these defining events of World War II exemplify both the heroic efforts and grievous costs of this greatest cataclysm of humanity. ... (Read More)
 
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Twilight at the World of Tomorrow: Genius, Madness, Murder, and the 1939 World's Fair on the Brink of War
James Mauro.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345512147.  Daedalus Item Code: 33206
 
A brief window between the Great Depression and World War II, the summer of 1939 was, for America, the last season of hope for peace and prosperity, perhaps best symbolized by the New York World's ... (Read More)
 
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The Twilight Years: The Paradox of Britain Between the Wars
Richard Overy.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670021130.  Daedalus Item Code: 23420
 
The Wolfson Prize–winning author of The Dictators offers this remarkable analysis of how the fear of war shaped modern England. Britain had become a laboratory for modernity after World War ... (Read More)
 
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An Unexpected Light: Travels in Afghanistan
Jason Elliot.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312622053.  Daedalus Item Code: 33138
 
Before his superb Mirrors of the Unseen: Journeys in Iran, Jason Elliot gave us this remarkable debut, describing two trips he made to Afghanistan—as an idealistic teenager hoping to join the ... (Read More)
 
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Vanquished: Crushing Defeats from Ancient Rome to the 21st Century
Mir Bahmanyar.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846033278.  Daedalus Item Code: 23466
 
The battle of Cannae in 216 BC, where Hannibal annihilated a Roman army, has become legend, inspiring military strategists ever since to analyze and attempt this feat. Yet such battles are rare, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Victorian Railway
Jack Simmons.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780500288108.  Daedalus Item Code: 41324
 
Britain's national railway system remains in many ways the archetypal creation of the Victorian age. It transformed the entire social, economic, and intellectual fabric of Britain; influenced ... (Read More)
 
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A Visitor's Guide to Colonial & Revolutionary Mid-Atlantic America: Interesting Sites to Visit: Lodging, Dining, Things to Do
Patricia & Robert Foulke.
Publisher: Countryman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780881506891.  Daedalus Item Code: 31424
 
Touring sites in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and Maryland, this guidebook explores the formative years of the United States, from the 1600s through the colonial era, the French and ... (Read More)
 
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The Voice That Challenged a Nation: Marian Anderson and the Struggle for Civil Rights
Russell Freedman.
Publisher: Clarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618159765.  Daedalus Item Code: 34255
 
(Newbery Honor Book) Though not a crusader or a spokesperson by nature, Marian Anderson came to stand for all black artists—and for all Americans of color—when, with the help of such prominent ... (Read More)
 
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Voices from the Titanic: The Epic Story of the Tragedy from the People Who Were There
Geoff Tibballs, ed.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849015219.  Daedalus Item Code: 40392
 
The graphic, eyewitness story of the disastrous maiden voyage of RMS Titanic is told here by the survivors themselves. The story of the sinking of the great liner has been told countless times ... (Read More)
 
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The Wandering Gene and the Indian Princess: Race, Religion, and DNA
Jeff Wheelwright.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393081916.  Daedalus Item Code: 38076
 
When a vibrant young Hispanic woman named Shonnie Medina inherits a breast-cancer mutation that is characteristic of Jews, it sparks a doctor's fascinating investigation of cultural history and the ... (Read More)
 
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