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Criminal Women: Famous London Cases
John J. Eddleston.
Publisher: Wharncliffe Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781845631116.  Daedalus Item Code: 63043
An authority on British criminal history, John Eddleston here explores how criminal women were viewed and treated under the law, vividly reconstructing dozens of dramatic cases in London from the ... (Read More)
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Cross-Channel Attack: U.S. Army in World War II: European Theater of Operations
Gordon A. Harrison. Jerry D. Morelock, foreword.
Publisher: Whitman Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780794837396.  Daedalus Item Code: 41043
Two years of Allied preparations were put to the ultimate test on D-Day, June 6th, 1944. This book details their meticulous planning, the Normandy invasion, and the tactical operations of the ensuing ... (Read More)
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Crossing the Borders of Time: A True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed
Leslie Maitland.
Publisher: Other Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590514962.  Daedalus Item Code: 51354
On a pier in Marseille in 1942, with desperate refugees pressing to board one of the last ships to escape France before the Nazis closed its ports, an 18-year-old German Jewish girl named Janine was ... (Read More)
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A Culture of Freedom: Ancient Greece and the Origins of Europe
Christian Meier. Kurt Raaflaub, foreword.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199588039.  Daedalus Item Code: 51801
Europe began with the ancient Greeks, posits Christian Meier. But do we really know who the ancient Greeks were, or what made their culture so special? Meier—recipient of the prestigious Jacob Grimm ... (Read More)
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A Curious History of Food and Drink
Ian Crofton.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781623658250.  Daedalus Item Code: 63128
Did you know that vindaloo was introduced to India by the Portuguese? That Samuel Pepys liked nothing better than a dish of cow's udder? Or that sawdust, grass cuttings, and mud have all had their ... (Read More)
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Dark Bargain: Slavery, Profits, and the Struggle for the Constitution
Lawrence Goldstone.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802715074.  Daedalus Item Code: 53879
The author or co-author of such titles as The Friar and the Cipher and Used and Rare: Travels in the Book World, constitutional historian Lawrence Goldstone here casts new light on the ... (Read More)
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Death and the Virgin Queen: Elizabeth I and the Dark Scandal That Rocked the Throne
Chris Skidmore.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250001603.  Daedalus Item Code: 50477
The author of Edward VI: The Lost King of England, British MP Chris Skidmore returns with this investigation into one of the most scandalous episodes of Elizabeth I's rule. Robert Dudley was ... (Read More)
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Defiant Brides: The Untold Story of Two Revolutionary-Era Women and the Radical Men They Married
Nancy Rubin Stuart.
Publisher: Beacon Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780807001172.  Daedalus Item Code: 63173
When Peggy Shippen, a celebrated blonde belle of Philadelphia, defied her family to marry American military hero Benedict Arnold in 1779, she anticipated a life of fame and fortune, but financial ... (Read More)
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Delivered from Evil: True Stories of Ordinary People Who Faced Monstrous Mass Killers and Survived
Ron Franscell.
Publisher: Fair Winds.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781592334407.  Daedalus Item Code: 61389
From a 12-year-old boy and his mother who endured the 1984 San Ysidro McDonalds massacre to a man shot twice by the University of Texas clock tower sniper in 1966, these ten true stories of survivors ... (Read More)
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The Diary of Lena Mukhina: A Girl's Life in the Siege of Leningrad
Lena Mukhina. Amanda Love Darragh, trans.
Publisher: Macmillan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447284352.  Daedalus Item Code: 63045
In May 1941 Lena Mukhina was an ordinary teenage girl, worrying in her diary about her homework and whether Vova—the boy she liked—liked her. Then in June, Hitler broke his pact with Stalin and ... (Read More)
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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
Glynis Ridley.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307463524.  Daedalus Item Code: 23501
An herbologist in 18th-century France and the lover of botanist Philibert Commerson, Jeanne Baret disguised herself as a man to accompany him on the first French circumnavigation of the world. Glynis ... (Read More)
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Double Agent: The First Hero of World War II and How the FBI Outwitted and Destroyed a Nazi Spy Ring
Peter Duffy.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451667950.  Daedalus Item Code: 61225
"In the years preceding the U.S. entry into WWII, Germany had set up a sophisticated and productive espionage ring, effectively utilizing well-placed German Americans. They were able to infiltrate ... (Read More)
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