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Snow-Storm in August: The Struggle for Freedom and Washington's Race Riot of 1835
Jefferson Morley.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307477484.  Daedalus Item Code: 38571
In 1835 the nation's capital simmered with racial tension as newly freed African Americans from the South poured in, outnumbering slaves in the city for the first time. Among the enslaved was ... (Read More)
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Some Girls, Some Hats and Hitler: A True Story
Trudi Kanter. Linda Grant, intro.
Publisher: Virago.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781844088089.  Daedalus Item Code: 43997
In 1938, beautiful and charismatic Trudi Kanter—a hat designer for the best-dressed women in Vienna—fell in love with businessman Walter Ehrlich. But as Hitler's tanks rolled into Austria, the world ... (Read More)
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Song of Wrath: The Peloponnesian War Begins
J.E. Lendon.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465015061.  Daedalus Item Code: 43887
Recounting the rise of democratic Athens to great-power status in the 5th century B.C. and the resulting indignation of authoritarian Sparta, J.E. Lendon portrays the causes and strategy of the Ten ... (Read More)
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Song Without Words: The Photographs & Diaries of Countess Sophia Tolstoy
Leah Bendavid-Val.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781426201738.  Daedalus Item Code: 53875
Married to a titan of the literary world in pre-revolutionary Russia, Sophia Tolstoy was a deeply religious and traditional woman as well as a rebellious and remarkably modern one. For 48 years she ... (Read More)
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The South Pole: A Narrative History
Anthony Brandt, ed.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780792267973.  Daedalus Item Code: 51453
"Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions," wrote Robert Falcon Scott in his 1912 diary of the Terra Nova expedition. "These rough ... (Read More)
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Southampton's Children of the Blitz
Andrew Bissell.
Publisher: Centenar.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781907680014.  Daedalus Item Code: 40064
Southampton, the major port on the southern coast of England from which Titanic sailed, received some of the most ferocious German bombing in World War II. From Gwen Hughes's memory of being ... (Read More)
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Spies: The Rise and Fall of the KGB in America
John Earl Haynes, Harvey Klehr & Alexander Vassiliev.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300164381.  Daedalus Item Code: 50808
In 1993, former KGB officer Alexander Vassiliev was permitted unique access to Stalin-era records of intelligence operations against the United States; years later, living in Britain, he was able to ... (Read More)
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Spies of the First World War: Under Cover for King and Kaiser
James Morton.
Publisher: National Archives.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781905615469.  Daedalus Item Code: 51108
Beginning with the spy panic in pre-war Britain that prompted the creation of the fledgling MI5 and MI6 in a common set of rooms, this book tells how modern spycraft evolved during World War I, from ... (Read More)
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Spies & Spymasters of the Civil War: Revised Edition
Donald E. Markle.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 0781807611.  Daedalus Item Code: P8765
"The history of Civil War espionage is usually mentioned only in passing in general accounts of the war. Lying under a cloud of romanticism, its details have had to be ferreted out in specialized ... (Read More)
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The Spirit of London
Paul Cohen-Portheim. Simon Jenkins, foreword.
Publisher: Batsford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849940283.  Daedalus Item Code: 51870
This delightful snapshot of the British capital before World War II was originally published in 1935, and offers a singular look at urban life and attitudes of the day. Curiously, it was written not ... (Read More)
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S.P.Q.R.: A History of Ancient Rome
Mary Beard.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871404237.  Daedalus Item Code: 59389
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) Think you know Roman history? Here a leading classicist presents a new way of seeing the Roman Empire, which promises to become the standard. Mary ... (Read More)
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A Spy Among Friends: Kim Philby and the Great Betrayal
Ben Macintyre. John Le Carré, afterword.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408851722.  Daedalus Item Code: 54668
Quite possibly the greatest spy in history, Kim Philby was a brilliant and charming man who rose to head Britain's counterintelligence against the Soviet Union during the height of the Cold War, ... (Read More)
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