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Snow-Storm in August: Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835
Jefferson Morley.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385533379.  Daedalus Item Code: 41991
 
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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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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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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Spartacus Road: A Journey Through Ancient Italy
Peter Stothard.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590203231.  Daedalus Item Code: 40925
 
Spartacus is remembered as the Thracian gladiator who rose up from slavery in 73 BC and defeated every Roman army sent to destroy him. We tend to see his struggle as a fight for freedom, but it had ... (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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A Splintered History of Wood: Belt-Sander Races, Blind Woodworkers and Baseball Bats
Spike Carlsen.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061373572.  Daedalus Item Code: 51269
 
In a world without wood, we might not be here at all. We wouldn't have had the fire, heat, and shelter that allowed us to expand into the planet's colder regions. If civilization somehow did develop, ... (Read More)
 
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