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I Sank the Bismarck: Memoirs of a Second World War Navy Pilot
John Moffat & Mike Rossiter.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780593063514.  Daedalus Item Code: 41420
 
Late in the evening of May 26, 1941, a dozen Swordfish torpedo bombers from the HMS Ark Royal took off in pursuit of the German battleship Bismarck, using radar to find the massive ... (Read More)
 
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Ike's Spies: Eisenhower and the Espionage Establishment
Stephen E. Ambrose.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307946607.  Daedalus Item Code: 38956
 
During his time in office, President Dwight D. Eisenhower projected the image of a genial bureaucrat, yet he oversaw an espionage agenda that included the overthrow of governments, assassination ... (Read More)
 
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I Lie for a Living: Greatest Spies of All Time
Anthony Shugaar. Stephen Guarnaccia, illus. Peter Earnest, foreword.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780792253167.  Daedalus Item Code: 38957
 
A who's who of spydom from biblical days to recent times, this book from the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., introduces a rogue's gallery of history's most accomplished intriguers and ... (Read More)
 
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An Imam in Paris: Account of a Stay in France by an Egyptian Cleric
Rifa'a Rafi' al-Tahtawi. Daniel L. Newman, trans.
Publisher: SAQI.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780863564079.  Daedalus Item Code: 50332
 
In the 1820s, young Muslim cleric Rifa'a Rafi' al-Tahtawi traveled to Paris as a member of the first Egyptian educational mission; during a stay of five years, he documented his observations on ... (Read More)
 
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In Pursuit of the Absolute Art of the Ancient World: The George Ortiz Collection
John Boardman, intro.
Publisher: Benteli.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9783716510261.  Daedalus Item Code: 32653
 
For more than 60 years the Paris-born collector George Ortiz has assiduously traveled the world in search of the finest ancient art. The fruits of his labors are shown here in 291 color ... (Read More)
 
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In the Shadow of the Civil War: Passmore Williamson and the Rescue of Jane Johnson
Nat Brandt with Yanna Kroyt Brandt.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570036873.  Daedalus Item Code: 32801
 
Six years before the onset of the Civil War, two courageous figures—one a free white man and one an enslaved black woman—risked personal liberty to ensure each other's freedom in an explosive episode ... (Read More)
 
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The Inheritor's Powder: A Tale of Arsenic, Murder, and the New Forensic Science
Sandra Hempel.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393349887.  Daedalus Item Code: 59001
 
In the first half of the 19th century, an epidemic of arsenic poisoning swept through Europe. Available at any corner shop for a few pence, arsenic was undetectable in food or drink, and came to be ... (Read More)
 
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Irresistible North: From Venice to Greenland on the Trail of the Zen Brothers
Andrea di Robilant.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269850.  Daedalus Item Code: 32595
 
In the 14th century, Nicolò and Antonio Zen journeyed from Venice to the North Atlantic, encountering warrior princes, fighting savage natives and, just possibly, reaching the New World a century ... (Read More)
 
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Israel: Past and Present
D. Bahat, text. S. Rotem, illus.
Publisher: Vision Roma.   Format: spiral.
ISBN: 9788881620838.  Daedalus Item Code: 41574
 
Visiting major archaeological sites in Israel and the Holy Land, this intriguing visual history allows you to compare today's landscapes and ruins with reconstructions of the grand edifices that ... (Read More)
 
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J.A. Froude's The Reign of Mary Tudor
J.A. Froude. Eamon Duffy, intro.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781441186850.  Daedalus Item Code: 42578
 
"Great historical writing, perhaps all historical writing, holds a mirror up to two different worlds: the age it sets out to describe, and the age in which it is written," explains Eamon Duffy in his ... (Read More)
 
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Jack the Ripper
Mark Whitehead & Miriam Rivett.
Publisher: Pocket Essentials.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781842438411.  Daedalus Item Code: 43075
 
The series of vicious murders and mutilations committed in the run-down Whitechapel area of London's East End in 1888 so shocked Victorian Britain that the mysterious perpetrator—only later dubbed ... (Read More)
 
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The Joaquín Band: The History Behind the Legend
Lori Lee Wilson.
Publisher: Nebraska.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780803234611.  Daedalus Item Code: 43180
 
After the 1846–48 U.S.–Mexican War, gold was discovered in California, prompting thousands of Mexicans and Americans to race to the newly acquired U.S. territory. The inevitable conflict between the ... (Read More)
 
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