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TIME: 100 Ideas that Changed the World
Richard Lacayo, ed.
Publisher: Time Home Entertainment.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603201704.  Daedalus Item Code: 52096
From Galileo's telescopes to Henry Ford's assembly line, and from Hammurabi's Code of Law to the World Wide Web, this book surveys mankind's most momentous inventions, ideas, and discoveries. ... (Read More)
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The Time Traveler's Guide to Elizabethan England
Ian Mortimer.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125631.  Daedalus Item Code: 49556
In this much-desired follow-up to The Time Traveler's Guide to Medieval England, Ian Mortimer takes us through the world of Shakespeare and Elizabeth I as though it will be our next vacation ... (Read More)
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Titanic: The Last Night of a Small Town
John Welshman.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199595570.  Daedalus Item Code: 50956
In his classic account A Night to Remember, Walter Lord described the sinking of the Titanic as "the last night of a small town." Here the author of Churchill's Children ... (Read More)
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Titanic Style: Dress and Fashion on the Voyage
Grace Evans.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781620871997.  Daedalus Item Code: 52153
Illustrated with vintage advertisements and catalog photos throughout, this surprising perspective on the Titanic disaster views the ship as a microcosm of post-Edwardian society, seen through ... (Read More)
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To the Edge of the World: The Story of the Trans-Siberian Railway
Christian Wolmar.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857890382.  Daedalus Item Code: 53606
The author of Engines of War; Blood, Iron, and Gold; and The Great Railway Revolution, Christian Wolmar here portrays the Trans-Siberian railway as an unparalleled engineering ... (Read More)
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The Tomb in Ancient Egypt: Royal and Private Sepulchres from the Early Dynastic Period to the Romans
Aidan Dodson & Salima Ikram.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500051399.  Daedalus Item Code: 50420
From the pyramids and royal burial ground in the Valley of the Kings, and the tombs of queens like Ramesses II's consort Nefertari, to the far more numerous private tombs of such nobles as Rekhmire ... (Read More)
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Tools of the Trade: Takenaka Carpentry Museum—Kobe
M.K. Shankar.
Publisher: FormAsia.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9627283770.  Daedalus Item Code: 43754
Every bit as beautifully constructed and decorated as the fine products they were used to produce, the traditional tools in this book were the essential heart of any Japanese woodworker's shop; ... (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 Jr. leaps from Richard Wright to Spike Lee, from Pat Buchanan to Frantz Fanon, and ultimately to the source of ... (Read More)
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The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II
Jan Jarboe Russell.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693669.  Daedalus Item Code: 51915
From 1942 to 1948, thousands of foreign-born American civilians were sent to an internment camp in Crystal City, Texas, where they were sometimes exchanged for other American POWs in Japan and ... (Read More)
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The Training Ground: Grant, Lee, Sherman, and Davis in the Mexican War, 1846–1848
Martin Dugard.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803228122.  Daedalus Item Code: 43181
Ulysses S. Grant and Robert E. Lee are forever linked by history as the great military rivals of the Civil War. Yet less than two decades earlier they had been comrades—both West Point graduates, ... (Read More)
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Traitor to the Crown: The Untold Story of the Popish Plot and the Conspiracy Against Samuel Pepys
James Long & Ben Long.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590202647.  Daedalus Item Code: 41711
In 1679, England is awash with suspicions of conspiracy and religious terrorism. Samuel Pepys, Secretary of the Admiralty, finds himself in a position few people then or now would have expected: ... (Read More)
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Treasury of Roman Love: Poems, Quotations & Proverbs in Latin and English
Richard A. Branyon, ed.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781803090.  Daedalus Item Code: 52181
"Suns when they sink can rise again, / But we, when our brief light has shone, / Must sleep through the long night ... // Nobody can do evil to us / By keeping count of our kisses." So wrote Catullus ... (Read More)
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