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How to Survive the Titanic: The Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay
Frances Wilson.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062094544.  Daedalus Item Code: 23952
 
This original and gripping history looks at the sinking of the Titanic through the prism of the life and lost honor of J. Bruce Ismay, the ship's owner. While many of the men aboard lit ... (Read More)
 
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How We Elected Lincoln: Personal Recollections
Abram J. Dittenhoefer. Kathleen Hall Jamieson, foreword.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812219142.  Daedalus Item Code: 40298
 
Young South Carolinian abolitionist Abram Dittenhoefer encountered Abraham Lincoln in New York City on February 27, 1860, establishing a mutual friendship and trust. Soon, Dittenhoefer became a ... (Read More)
 
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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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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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In Titanic's Shadow: The World's Worst Merchant Ship Disasters
David L. Williams.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752471228.  Daedalus Item Code: 43019
 
The 1,503 victims of the Titanic sinking certainly represent a horrendous loss of life. Yet here maritime expert David Williams catalogues more then 40 disasters at sea that claimed more ... (Read More)
 
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India: The Rise of an Asian Giant
Dietmar Rothermund.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300158274.  Daedalus Item Code: 32742
 
With growing economic might, new political influence, and changing social dynamics, India is emerging as a major world power in the 21st century—a dynamic witnessed for almost half a century by South ... (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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Inside Havana
Julio Cesar Perez Hernandez. Gianni Basso, photog. Angelika Taschen, ed.
Publisher: Taschen.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9783836531771.  Daedalus Item Code: 31722
 
Celebrating the relics of Cuba's revolutionary glory days, this book explores everything from the kinds of interiors seen in the film Buena Vista Social Club to luxury hotel furnishings and ... (Read More)
 
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The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures
Edward Ball.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385525756.  Daedalus Item Code: 43934
 
Here the author of the National Book Award winner Slaves in the Family offers a riveting account of the men who made us into a society of watchers—a biography and true crime narrative of the ... (Read More)
 
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