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America the Ingenious: How a Nation of Dreamers, Immigrants, and Tinkerers Changed the World
Kevin Baker. Chris Dent, illus.
Publisher: Artisan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781579656942.  Daedalus Item Code: 69689
 
From the Panama Canal, the Hoover Dam, the Golden Gate Bridge, and Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater to the oil rig, the modern airliner, the MRI machine, and the telephone, here are 76 of the most ... (Read More)
 
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Arts & Crafts of the Native American Tribes
Michael G. Johnson & Bill Yenne.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781554079025.  Daedalus Item Code: 72607
 
Reminding us yet again that the term "Native American" encompasses vastly different groups that have adapted to every climate, this generously illustrated book examines these peoples through their ... (Read More)
 
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Asylum: A Survivor's Flight from Nazi-Occupied Vienna Through Wartime France
Moriz Scheyer. P.N. Singer, trans.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316272896.  Daedalus Item Code: 69737
 
As arts editor for one of Vienna's principal newspapers, Moriz Scheyer knew many of the city's foremost artists, and was himself an important literary journalist, until the Nazi occupation of Austria ... (Read More)
 
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The Atomic Bazaar: Dispatches from the Underground World of Nuclear Trafficking
William Langewiesche.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374531324.  Daedalus Item Code: 71171
 
Once the domain of major powers with massive defense budgets, the ability to build nuclear weapons is following an inexorable drift from the hands of the rich to the hands of the poor. In this ... (Read More)
 
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The Avenue of Spies: A True Story of Terror, Espionage, and One American Family's Heroic Resistance in Nazi-Occupied Paris
Alex Kershaw.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780804140034.  Daedalus Item Code: 72490
 
The author of The Bedford Boys, The Few, and The Envoy here brings to life the true story of an American doctor and his family in Paris, and their heroic espionage efforts during ... (Read More)
 
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The B-Side: The Death of Tin Pan Alley and the Rebirth of the Great American Song
Ben Yagoda.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594488498.  Daedalus Item Code: 71645
 
Somewhere around 1950, the stream of great music known collectively as the American Songbook more or less dried up; all of a sudden, what came over the radio wasn't Gershwin, Porter, and Berlin, but ... (Read More)
 
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Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America
Glenn Hubbard & Tim Kane.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476700250.  Daedalus Item Code: 64690
 
From the Ming Dynasty to Ottoman Turkey, and from imperial Spain to colonial Britain, many nations have emerged as the greatest economic, political, and military forces of their time, only to ... (Read More)
 
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Band of Giants: The Amateur Soldiers Who Won America's Independence
Jack Kelly.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781137278777.  Daedalus Item Code: 72419
 
Too often the American Revolution is viewed only as a clash of ideologies, ignoring the substantial contributions of the men who fought the war, suggests Jack Kelly in this history. Here Kelly ... (Read More)
 
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The Battle for Norway, 19401942: Despatches from the Front
John Grehan & Martin Mace.
Publisher: Pen & Sword.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781783462322.  Daedalus Item Code: 72882
 
Despite Norway's neutrality in World War II, German forces invaded the tiny nation in April 1940, subduing Norwegian forces only after a contentious two-month struggle. This vital yet little-known ... (Read More)
 
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The Bible: A History: The Making and Impact of the Bible
Stephen M. Miller & Robert V. Huber.
Publisher: Good Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781561484140.  Daedalus Item Code: 64507
 
From the time of oral tradition through the first written scriptures, and from the era of illuminated manuscripts through the Good Book's adaptation for motion pictures, the Bible has had a history ... (Read More)
 
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The Big Book of Jack the Ripper: The Most Complete Compendium of Ripper Stories Ever Assembled
Otto Penzler, ed.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781101971130.  Daedalus Item Code: 69401
 
Of all the serial killers whose gruesome deeds have splashed across headlines, few have reached the near-mythical status of Jack the Ripper. Terrorizing London with a sudden rash of violent murders ... (Read More)
 
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Bird's Eye Views: Historic Lithographs of North American Cities
John W. Reps.
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781568981468.  Daedalus Item Code: 63865
 
As new towns and cities spread across the American frontier in the 19th century, itinerant artists followed, documenting these growing urban centers by drawing aerial perspectives, also known as ... (Read More)
 
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