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Edwin O. Reischauer and the American Discovery of Japan
George R. Packard.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231143547.  Daedalus Item Code: 54806
 
In 1961, President Kennedy named Edwin Reischauer the U.S. Ambassador to Japan. Already deeply familiar with the country, Reischauer hoped to establish a more equal partnership with Japan, which had ... (Read More)
 
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Egypt: Art & Architecture
Matthias Seidel & Regine Schulz.
Publisher: h.f.ullmann.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9783833152818.  Daedalus Item Code: 61096
 
This heavily illustrated guidebook to the artifacts, art works, and architecture of ancient Egypt provides the visitor with a quick orientation and art-historical foundation for studying this ... (Read More)
 
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The Eitingons (IMPORT): A Twentieth-Century Story
Mary-Kay Wilmers.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571234721.  Daedalus Item Code: 32671
 
In this stunning family saga that mixes the fur trade, psychoanalysis, and Trotsky, Leonid Eitingon was a KGB assassin who dedicated his life to the Soviet regime. He was in China in the early 1920s, ... (Read More)
 
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Battle Story: El Alamein 1942
Pier Paolo Battistelli.
Publisher: Spellmount.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752462028.  Daedalus Item Code: 51198
 
The turning point in the desert campaign against Rommel's Afrika Korps, the 1942 battles at El Alamein heralded a great victory for the Allied forces in World War II. As Winston Churchill famously ... (Read More)
 
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An Empire of Ice: Scott, Shackleton, and the Heroic Age of Antarctic Science
Edward J. Larson.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300188219.  Daedalus Item Code: 61526
 
Knowledgeable and focused, Roald Amundsen has earned his place in history as the first to reach the South Pole. Robert Scott, on the other hand, has often been dismissed as a dashing incompetent who ... (Read More)
 
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Enemies: A History of the FBI
Tim Weiner.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812979237.  Daedalus Item Code: 62271
 
(Named one of the Best Books of 2012 by the Washington Post, New York Daily News, and Slate) Tim Weiner's absorbing follow-up to his National Book Award winner Legacy ... (Read More)
 
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The English Civil Wars 1640–1660
Blair Worden.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780753826911.  Daedalus Item Code: 51086
 
The political upheaval of the mid-17th century has no parallel in English history. The monarchy and the House of Lords were abolished, to be replaced by a republic and military rule. The Church of ... (Read More)
 
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The English Lakes: A History
Ian Thompson.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408809587.  Daedalus Item Code: 52394
 
With its towering peaks and wide-open spaces, Great Britain's Lake District is one of the nation's favorite getaways, but this was not always the case, as the author of The Sun King's Garden ... (Read More)
 
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Escape from Germany: True Stories of POW Escapes in WWII
Graham Pitchfork, intro.
Publisher: National Archives.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781905615490.  Daedalus Item Code: 52396
 
Prepared for Britain's Air Ministry in 1951 and written by a former prisoner of war who himself had tried to escape, this once-secret account of POW escapes draws upon firsthand experiences of ... (Read More)
 
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The Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure & Exploration
Fergus Fleming & Annabel Merullo, eds. Michael Palin, intro.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585677665.  Daedalus Item Code: 41268
 
In the 18th century, exploration entered a new phase; the greatest explorers were motivated more by scientific inquiry than by commercial interest, and they set out to make a full record of ... (Read More)
 
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Explorers Emigrants Citizens: A Visual History of the Italian American Experience from the Collections of the Library of Congress
Linda Barrett Osborne & Paolo Battaglia. Martin Scorsese, foreword. Mario B. Mignone & Antonio Canovi, intro.
Publisher: Anniversary Books.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9788896408148.  Daedalus Item Code: 61571
 
The immigrant experience and cultural contribution of Italian Americans are celebrated here in a remarkable visual history, illustrated with 500 photographs, documents, and ephemera from the Library ... (Read More)
 
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Exploring Art of the Ancient Americas: The John Bourne Collection
Dorie Reents-Budet. John Bourne, intro. Susan Tobin, photos.
Publisher: Walters Art Museum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780911886764.  Daedalus Item Code: 42001
 
Documenting more than 300 works of ancient American art collected by John Bourne—148 of which are photographed and described in detail—this book surveys his internationally renowned collection of ... (Read More)
 
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