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Diary of a Nursing Sister: Eyewitness Accounts
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781445641973.  Daedalus Item Code: 62959
By the time of the First World War, nursing had become vital, as the quality of medical care available to British soldiers had improved immeasurably since the days of Florence Nightingale. This ... (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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A Disease in the Public Mind: A New Understanding of Why We Fought the Civil War
Thomas Fleming.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306822957.  Daedalus Item Code: 63389
In his character-driven history, Thomas Fleming takes readers back to the mid-19th century to trace the "diseases in the public mind"—the distortions of reality propagated by politicians, ... (Read More)
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Disobeying Hitler: German Resistance After Valkyrie
Randall Hansen.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199927920.  Daedalus Item Code: 60909
On July 20, 1944, Colonel Claus Schenk Graf von Stauffenberg was executed in the courtyard of the Third Reich's military headquarters in Berlin for attempting to assassinate Adolf Hitler. Most ... (Read More)
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Domestic Affairs: Intimacy, Eroticism, and Violence Between Servants and Masters in Eighteenth-Century Britain
Kristina Straub.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780801890499.  Daedalus Item Code: 63232
From Daniel Defoe's Family Instructor to William Godwin's political novel Caleb Williams, British literature written for and about servants tells a hitherto veiled story about the ... (Read More)
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Double Entry: How the Merchants of Venice Created Modern Finance
Jane Gleeson-White.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393088960.  Daedalus Item Code: 61176
In a surprisingly entertaining history filled with colorful characters, Jane Gleeson-White takes us from the ancient origins of accounting in Mesopotamia to the frontiers of modern finance. At the ... (Read More)
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The Duchess of Northumberland's Little Book of Poisons, Potions and Aphrodisiacs
The Duchess of Northumberland.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752494517.  Daedalus Item Code: 54404
The founder of the notorious Poison Garden at Alnwick Castle and author of The Poison Diaries, the current Duchess of Northumberland, Jane Percy, gives us this lovely little handbook on potent ... (Read More)
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Dustbowl Desperados: Gangsters of the Dirty '30s
Stone Wallace.
Publisher: Folk Lore.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781894864107.  Daedalus Item Code: 63538
Born of the Great Depression and hard times in America, as drought and crop failures ravaged the West and jobless drifters swarmed the country searching for work, a new breed of criminal emerged, the ... (Read More)
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Dynamite, Treason & Plot: Terrorism in Victorian & Edwardian London
Simon Webb.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752463780.  Daedalus Item Code: 40056
Although Britons may think of terrorism as a relatively recent phenomenon, it has been a feature of London life for more than 150 years. In this history, Simon Webb reveals the schemes—perpetrated by ... (Read More)
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Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848–1877
Brenda Wineapple.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061234576.  Daedalus Item Code: 52561
Broadly surveying the most tumultuous decades in America's history, the author of the National Book Critics Circle Award finalist White Heat vividly brings to life the secession crisis, the ... (Read More)
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Elizabeth of York: A Tudor Queen and Her World
Alison Weir.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345521361.  Daedalus Item Code: 62050
She was the first Tudor queen, and the namesake of her granddaughter Elizabeth I. Elizabeth of York was the first-born child of King Edward IV, and like her brothers, the Princes in the Tower, she ... (Read More)
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