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Desperate Sons: Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, John Hancock, and the Secret Bands of Radicals Who Led the Colonies to War
Les Standiford.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061899553.  Daedalus Item Code: 41442
 
In a gripping account that reads more like historical fiction, the author of Last Train to Paradise and Bringing Adam Home here recounts the courage and tenacity of the Sons of Liberty, ... (Read More)
 
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The Dinosaur Hunters: The Extraordinary Story of the Men and Women Who Discovered Prehistoric Life
Lowell Dingus. Mark Norell, ed.
Publisher: Carlton.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9781780971292.  Daedalus Item Code: 51721
 
Presented as a scrapbook of archaeologists' notes, specimens, sketches, and photos, this slipcased book chronicles the discovery of dinosaurs through the work of fossil collectors and ... (Read More)
 
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Discovering the Civil War
The National Archives. David S. Ferriero, contrib. Ken Burns, foreword. Sharon Barry, ed.
Publisher: D. Giles.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781904832911.  Daedalus Item Code: 50083
 
Illustrated with far more than just period photos—although there are plenty of those here, including many previously unpublished images—this visual history from the National Archives in Washington, ... (Read More)
 
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The Discovery of Middle Earth: Mapping the Lost World of the Celts
Graham Robb.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393349924.  Daedalus Item Code: 49505
 
The author of the Duff Cooper and Ondaatje Prize winner The Discovery of France as well as the biographies Rimbaud, Victor Hugo, and Balzac (all of which were New York ... (Read More)
 
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A Doctor in the Great War: Unseen Photographs of Life in the Trenches
Andrew Davidson.
Publisher: Marble Arch Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476777559.  Daedalus Item Code: 51841
 
Cameras were strictly forbidden by the War Office, and yet the 1st Cameronians—one of the first battalions sent to France with the British Expeditionary Force—achieved notoriety for selling the Great ... (Read More)
 
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Double Death: The True Story of Pryce Lewis, the Civil War's Most Daring Spy
Gavin Mortimer.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717696.  Daedalus Item Code: 31887
 
After an elderly man jumped from New York's World Building in 1911, his death made the front page of the New York Times: "World Dome Suicide a Famous War Spy." Although British expatriate and ... (Read More)
 
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The Double-Cross System: The Incredible Story of How Nazi Spies Were Turned Into Double Agents
J.C. Masterman.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762772810.  Daedalus Item Code: 51302
 
With great care and precise coordination, the British were often able to identify Nazi agents and induce many to defect, even while supplying false information to Germany about bombings, battles, and ... (Read More)
 
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Earls of Paradise: England & the Dream of Perfection
Adam Nicolson.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007240524.  Daedalus Item Code: 33596
 
In the Arcadian vision, tomorrow would always be the same as yesterday—a dream that became ever more alluring as the changes of approaching modernity accelerated through 16th- and 17th-century ... (Read More)
 
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Edward III and the Triumph of England
Richard Barber.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780713998382.  Daedalus Item Code: 51554
 
Long viewed as either a backwater or a French satellite, England nonetheless defeated the French army at Crécy in 1346 and subsequently captured Calais, signaling a major change in Europe's balance ... (Read More)
 
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Egyptian Fakes: Masterpieces that Duped the Art World and the Experts Who Uncovered Them
Jean-Jacques Fiechter. Susan Schneider, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080301116.  Daedalus Item Code: 41350
 
Egyptologists and forgers have been battling for more than a century—pitting the connoisseurs against ingenious artists who have found ways to "age" the artifacts they create. A market for Egyptian ... (Read More)
 
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Eisenhower: The White House Years
Jim Newton.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385523530.  Daedalus Item Code: 41977
 
The President Eisenhower of popular imagination is a benign figure, armed with a putter, a winning smile, and little else. The Eisenhower in this biography from the author of Justice for All: Earl ... (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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