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The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI
Betty Medsger.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307962959.  Daedalus Item Code: 53384
Breaking in at the FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, in 1971, a group of eight unlikely activists—quiet, hardworking Americans—confirmed what some had long suspected: that J. Edgar Hoover was ... (Read More)
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Capital Crimes: Seven Centuries of London Life and Murder
Max Décharné.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099539025.  Daedalus Item Code: 51078
London has changed dramatically since the 14th century, from walled medieval settlement to bustling modern metropolis, notes writer and musician Max Décharné, yet throughout its history the city has ... (Read More)
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Caravans and Wedding Bands: Memories of a Romany Life
Eva Petulengro.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447209447.  Daedalus Item Code: 52832
In this sequel to her heartwarming memoir The Girl in the Painted Caravan, Eva Petulengro tells how she married outside her Romany culture in 1964, giving up her gypsy caravan for life with a ... (Read More)
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The Cartography of North America, 1500–1800: Mapping the New World
Pierluigi Portinaro & Franco Knirsch.
Publisher: JG Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781464304859.  Daedalus Item Code: 53552
The date on the earliest known authentic map of North American is 1500, note Italian cartographic historians Pierluigi Portinaro and Franco Knirsch, and the map was painted on oxhide by Juan de la ... (Read More)
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Cartoons of World War II
Tony Husband, ed.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781784043100.  Daedalus Item Code: 52665
In the days of World War II, before the Internet and even before there were televisions in most homes, the editorial cartoon was one of the most powerful visual opinion-makers in the media. Magazines ... (Read More)
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Catherine of Aragon: The Spanish Queen of Henry VIII
Giles Tremlett.
Publisher: Walker & Company.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802779168.  Daedalus Item Code: 53187
The image of Catherine of Aragon has always paled when compared to the vivacious sexuality of Anne Boleyn. But when Henry VIII married Catherine, she was a passionate auburn-haired beauty. As Giles ... (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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Chancellorsville, 1863: The Souls of the Brave
Ernest B. Furgurson.
Publisher: Vintage Civil War Library.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679728313.  Daedalus Item Code: 53612
Originally published in 1992, this first Civil War history from the author of Freedom Rising, Not War but Murder, and Ashes of Glory established Ernest Furgurson as an author of ... (Read More)
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Chasing Icarus: The Seventeen Days in 1910 That Forever Changed American Aviation
Gavin Mortimer.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717115.  Daedalus Item Code: 31877
By 1910, just seven years after the Wright brothers first took off at Kitty Hawk, America and the world were transfixed by the challenge of mastering the air. Dirigibles, balloons, and airplanes vied ... (Read More)
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Chasing the Rose: An Adventure in the Venetian Countryside
Andrea di Robilant. Nina Fuga, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307962928.  Daedalus Item Code: 53881
As he did with A Venetian Affair; Lucia: A Venetian Life in the Age of Napoleon; and Irresistible North: From Venice to Greenland on the Trail of the Zen Brothers, Andrea di ... (Read More)
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The Chelyuskin Adventure: (English/Russian Language)
R.E.G. Davies, with Yuri Salnikov. Mike Machat, illus.
Publisher: Paladwr Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781888962239.  Daedalus Item Code: 52846
In the summer of 1933, the Soviet ship Chelyuskin set out to find a practical route from European Russia to the Far East, only to become lodged in Arctic ice before sinking. The valiant crew ... (Read More)
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