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Byzantium: An Illustrated History
Sean McLachlan.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781810333.  Daedalus Item Code: 52169
 
Long after Rome fell to the Germanic tribes, its culture lived on in Constantinople, the glittering capital of the Byzantine Empire. From the fourth through the 15th century, Byzantium was one of the ... (Read More)
 
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Cemetery John: The Undiscovered Mastermind of the Lindbergh Kidnapping
Robert Zorn. John Douglas & Mark Olshaker, foreword.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590208564.  Daedalus Item Code: 42673
 
The kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh's infant son has haunted the American psyche for more than 80 years. To many investigators, logic and the evidence available cast doubt on the idea that ... (Read More)
 
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A Century of Royalty
Ed West.
Publisher: Shire.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780747812739.  Daedalus Item Code: 49245
 
From the 1910 funeral of King Edward VII, which began the modern era inaugurated by his successor George V, to the birth of Prince George to Prince William and Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, in ... (Read More)
 
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Chasing the Sun: The Epic Story of the Star That Gives Us Life
Richard Cohen.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400068753.  Daedalus Item Code: 20565
 
In the grand tradition of the scholar-adventurer, swordsman and publisher Richard Cohen takes us around the world to illuminate our relationship with the star that gives us life in this erudite, ... (Read More)
 
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The Children
David Halberstam.
Publisher: Fawcett.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780449004395.  Daedalus Item Code: 51953
 
As young black activists in Nashville began their lunch counter sit-ins in February 1960, eight college students—trained in nonviolent confrontation by minister and activist James Lawson—found ... (Read More)
 
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Children of the Days: A Calendar of Human History
Eduardo Galeano. Mark Fried, trans.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846147661.  Daedalus Item Code: 52499
 
Unfurling like a medieval book of days, each page of this fragmentary history from Lannan Prize winner Eduardo Galeano has an illuminating story that takes inspiration from that date of the calendar ... (Read More)
 
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The China Tea Book
Luo Jialin.
Publisher: Earth Aware.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608871568.  Daedalus Item Code: 34446
 
Originating in China 5,000 years ago, tea became a deeply ingrained part of Chinese culture before spreading throughout the world. Luo Jialin surveys the four main varieties of tea—green, black, ... (Read More)
 
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The Chinatown War: Chinese Los Angeles and the Massacre of 1871
Scott Zesch.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199758760.  Daedalus Item Code: 50816
 
In October 1871, a simmering, small-scale turf war involving three Chinese gangs exploded into a riot that engulfed the small but growing town of Los Angeles. A large mob of white Angelenos, spurred ... (Read More)
 
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Chronicles: The Civil War, 1861 to 1865: Hardback Book, Archive Collection, Wall Chart
Rob Morris & Paul Marcello.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9781464302978.  Daedalus Item Code: 50612
 
From the political, social, and economic disputes between the antebellum South and the Northern United States to the first shots fired at Fort Sumter, South Carolina—and the four devastating years of ... (Read More)
 
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Circulation: William Harvey's Revolutionary Idea
Thomas Wright.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099552697.  Daedalus Item Code: 51560
 
(Winner of the 2012 Wellcome Trust Book Prize) William Harvey's theory of circulation was as controversial in 1628 as Copernicus's idea that the earth revolved around the sun. Unleashing ... (Read More)
 
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City of Sin: London and Its Vices
Catharine Arnold.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781847373519.  Daedalus Item Code: 32300
 
If Paris is the city of love, then London is the city of lust, says Catharine Arnold in her third book on the capital, in which she turns her gaze to the city's relationship with vice through the ... (Read More)
 
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Cleopatra: The Last Queen of Egypt
Joyce Tyldesley.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465018925.  Daedalus Item Code: 32968
 
She was the last ruler of the Macedonian dynasty of the Ptolemies, who had led Egypt for three centuries. Highly educated (she was the only one of the Ptolemies to read and speak ancient Egyptian as ... (Read More)
 
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