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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 Atrocities of the Pirates: A Faithful Narrative of the Unparalleled Suffering of the Author During His Captivity Among the Pirates
Aaron Smith.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616081942.  Daedalus Item Code: 71828
 
Originally published in 1824, this firsthand account describes how young English seaman Aaron Smith was taken captive by Cuban pirates in 1822 when his ship was boarded en route from Jamaica to ... (Read More)
 
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The Audacious Crimes of Colonel Blood: The Spy Who Stole the Crown Jewels & Became the King's Secret Agent
Robert Hutchinson.
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780226101.  Daedalus Item Code: 71219
 
One morning in May 1671, a man daringly seized the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London and, even more astoundingly, managed to escape with his haul before being apprehended. Yet he was not executed ... (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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Banner in the West: A Spiritual History of Lewis and Harris
John MacLeod.
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781841588520.  Daedalus Item Code: 73470
 
The largest island of Scotland's Outer Hebrides, Lewis and Harris hosts a small population that treasures its isolation, and its religious fervor has earned the region the nickname "Britain's last ... (Read More)
 
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The Battle of Bellewaarde: June 1915
Carole McEntee-Taylor. Martin Clift, intro. Peter Doyle, foreword.
Publisher: Pen & Sword.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781783400522.  Daedalus Item Code: 72886
 
In 1915, the second of the seemingly endless succession of battles at Ypres drew to a close, ending with a particularly grim defeat for British forces. As Carole McEntee-Taylor relates here, British ... (Read More)
 
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Battlefields in Britain
C.V. Wedgwood.
Publisher: Uniform Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781910065198.  Daedalus Item Code: 73244
 
Many times over the past thousand years, Great Britain has been at war, and its momentous conflicts have altered its own history and that of the wider world. Originally published in 1944, this ... (Read More)
 
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The Beatons: A Medical Kindred in the Classical Gaelic Tradition
John Bannerman.
Publisher: John Donald Short Run Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781906566920.  Daedalus Item Code: 73465
 
From the 14th through the 17th centuries, the Scottish clan known variously as Beaton and MacBeth produced a long lineage of physicians, with fathers passing down the profession to their eldest sons. ... (Read More)
 
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Bombing Hitler: The Story of the Man Who Almost Assassinated the Führer
Hellmut G. Haasis. William Odom, trans.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616087418.  Daedalus Item Code: 42222
 
Carpenter Georg Elser was an ordinary citizen living in 1939 Munich, who single-handedly attempted to assassinate Adolf Hitler, nearly ending the war at its outset. Elser constructed a bomb and hid ... (Read More)
 
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A Brief History of Medieval Warfare: The Rise and Fall of English Supremacy at Arms, 1314–1485
Peter Reid.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845295349.  Daedalus Item Code: 63151
 
From 1314 to 1485, England fought an almost continuous war with its neighbors, a period that saw the unprecedented supremacy of the English armies over those of Scotland and France. The former ... (Read More)
 
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Byzantium: Capital of an Ancient Empire
Giles Morgan.
Publisher: Pocket Essentials.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843445951.  Daedalus Item Code: 71861
 
Today it is Istanbul, the city at the crossroads of Europe and Asia, yet for more than a thousand years it was Constantinople, eastern capital of the Roman Empire, and for a thousand years before ... (Read More)
 
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