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A History of the World in 12 Maps
Jerry Brotton.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143126027.  Daedalus Item Code: 59038
 
Maps are objects of endless fascination, and the urge to map is a basic human instinct, posits Jerry Brotton. A leading expert in the history of maps and Renaissance cartography, and the author of ... (Read More)
 
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The House: The History of the House of Representatives
Robert V. Remini.
Publisher: Smithsonian.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061341113.  Daedalus Item Code: 23950
 
The U.S. House of Representatives has long played a central role in shaping the nation's destiny. This single-volume history from National Book Award winner Robert Remini, published in association ... (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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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 figuresóone a free white man and one an enslaved black womanórisked 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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Insider's Guide to Gettysburg: 2nd Edition
Kate Hertzog.
Publisher: Insiders' Guide.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762750313.  Daedalus Item Code: 41875
 
Remembered as the site of the defining July 1863 Civil War battle that occurred around and in the town, Gettysburg today is a charming town and a premier destination for history buffs. The ... (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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