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Who Sank the Titanic?: The Final Verdict
Robert J. Strange.
Publisher: Pen & Sword.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848844704.  Daedalus Item Code: 44509
 
Trumpeted as the technological marvel of her age, the Titanic was purported to be the largest, strongest, safest ship of the early 20th century—a triumph of Great Britain's unrivaled ... (Read More)
 
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Why Homer Matters
Adam Nicolson.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781627791793.  Daedalus Item Code: 59114
 
He has written on the origins of the King James Bible, on navigating the battered Atlantic coast of Britain, and on his grandmother Vita Sackville-West's gardens at his ancestral home of ... (Read More)
 
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Wild Bill Donovan: The Spy Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage
Douglas Waller.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416567448.  Daedalus Item Code: 34453
 
A mythic figure whose legacy is still intensely debated, "Wild Bill" Donovan was director of the Office of Strategic Services (the country's first national intelligence agency) and the father of ... (Read More)
 
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Wild Romance: A Victorian Story of a Marriage, a Trial, and a Self-Made Woman
Chloë Schama.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717368.  Daedalus Item Code: 31930
 
In 1852, on a steamer from France to England, 19-year-old Theresa Longworth met a soldier, William Charles Yelverton, later the Viscount of Avonmore. Their flirtation became an epistolary affair, and ... (Read More)
 
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Winter King: Henry VII and the Dawn of Tudor England
Thomas Penn.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439191569.  Daedalus Item Code: 43690
 
By 1501, England had been ravaged for decades by conspiracy, violence, murders, coups, and countercoups. Through luck, guile, and ruthlessness, Henry VII, first of the Tudor kings, had clambered to ... (Read More)
 
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The Wordy Shipmates: Unabridged on 6 Audio CDs
Sarah Vowell. Read by the author and others.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audioworks.   Format: 6 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9780743578196.  Daedalus Item Code: 50988
 
To this day, America views itself as a Puritan nation of chosen people, blessed by God, says journalist and social commentator Sarah Vowell, author of Unfamiliar Fishes and Assassination ... (Read More)
 
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The World America Made
Robert Kagan.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307961310.  Daedalus Item Code: 43148
 
Is America really in decline? What would the world look like if America turned away from its role as a global leader to focus all of its energies on solving problems at home? The author of ... (Read More)
 
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The World Until Yesterday: What Can We Learn from Traditional Societies?
Jared Diamond.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143124405.  Daedalus Item Code: 51275
 
Most of us take for granted such aspects of our society as telecommunication, literacy, even obesity. Yet for millions of years human society had none of these things, as the Pulitzer Prize–winning ... (Read More)
 
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World War I Love Stories: Real-Life Romances from the War that Shook the World
Gill Paul. Adrian Gilbert, intro.
Publisher: Prospero Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781552679159.  Daedalus Item Code: 50549
 
These engaging accounts of wartime romances range widely, from daring stories of the Lafayette Escadrille, the legendary American arm of the French air force, who conquered hearts wherever they went, ... (Read More)
 
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World War II: 365 Days
Margaret E. Wagner. David M. Kennedy, intro. Athena Angelos, photo ed.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780810980440.  Daedalus Item Code: 50725
 
Presenting more than 500 entries, each with one or two captioned images on the right-hand page and a brief essay on the left, this illustrated history explores the epic conflict of World War II. Here ... (Read More)
 
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World War II: The Unseen Visual History
The Caen Memorial. Christopher Caines, trans.
Publisher: New Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781595586810.  Daedalus Item Code: 34942
 
This stirring account of World War II draws on a rich trove of historical images and artifacts collected in Caen, France, one of many cities devastated by that pivotal conflict. In the form of a ... (Read More)
 
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World War II in Photographs
David Boyle.
Publisher: Rebo International.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9789036618007.  Daedalus Item Code: 44438
 
Illustrated with 900 captioned archival photos—from sources in China, the Pacific islands, and the Soviet Union, as well as from Allied soldiers and civilians—this visual history covers every major ... (Read More)
 
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