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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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Illinois: Mapping the Prairie State Through History: Rare and Unusual Maps from the Library of Congress
Vincent Virga & Scotti McAuliff Cohn.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762760114.  Daedalus Item Code: 22924
 
French-Canadian fur trapper and explorer Louis Jolliet depicts the Great Lakes region as a land of endless forest in his 1674 map, which names Lake Michigan "Lac des Illinois." The history of the ... (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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Independence: A Guide to Historic Philadelphia
Geroge W. Boudreau.
Publisher: Westholme/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594161438.  Daedalus Item Code: 40482
 
From its beginning as a haven for English Quakers in William Penn's colony, the city of Philadelphia prospered, becoming a leading port in the English Atlantic world. The city was grounded in ... (Read More)
 
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The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride
Daniel James Brown.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061348112.  Daedalus Item Code: 23953
 
In April 1846, 21-year-old Sarah Graves set out west from Illinois with her new husband, her parents, and eight siblings. Seven months later, after joining a party of emigrants led by George Donner, ... (Read More)
 
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It Happened on Washington Square
Emily Kies Folpe.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780801870880.  Daedalus Item Code: 34979
 
The heart of New York City's Greenwich Village—lined by elegant townhouses and anchored by Stanford White's iconic Washington Arch—Washington Square Park has been a vital public space for nearly two ... (Read More)
 
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Ivory's Ghosts: The White Gold of History and the Fate of Elephants
John Frederick Walker.
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781615233991.  Daedalus Item Code: 23473
 
Long before gold and gems were known and coveted, humans have desired ivory tusks, the "jewels of the elephant," for their beauty, rarity, and ability to be finely carved. The author who championed ... (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 Corbett, Mariner
A.S. Hatch.
Publisher: Quantuck Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780971454828.  Daedalus Item Code: 31432
 
In 1849 the future financier Alfredrick Hatch was a delicate and slightly asthmatic youth, who was dispatched to sea by his physician father to "either cure him or kill him." He signed onto a ... (Read More)
 
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Jane Austen's London
Roy & Lesley Adkins.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670785841.  Daedalus Item Code: 39170
 
This cultural snapshot of everyday life in the world of Jane Austen, from the authors of Nelson's Trafalgar and The War for All the Oceans, explores the customs and culture of Austen's ... (Read More)
 
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Judgment Before Nuremberg: The Holocaust in the Ukraine and the First Nazi War Crimes Trial
Greg Dawson.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605982908.  Daedalus Item Code: 42735
 
The first trials for Nazi war crimes were not held in Nuremberg in 1945; they were in Kharkov, Ukraine, in December 1943—a year and a half before the end of World War II in Europe. Three Nazi ... (Read More)
 
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