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The Penny Post: 1680–1918
Frank Staff.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780718828783.  Daedalus Item Code: 52458
 
An authoritative account of the growth of Britain's Penny Post, originally published in 1964, this book is illustrated throughout with black and white images of cards, stamps, documents, and ... (Read More)
 
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Perilous Moon: Occupied France, 1944—The End Game
Stuart Nimmo.
Publisher: Casemate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781612001241.  Daedalus Item Code: 44500
 
Beginning with a pair of photographs of Scotsman Neil Nimmo and German Helmut Bergmann, each at the age of about nine or ten, this gripping personal history by Nimmo's son Stuart follows his father's ... (Read More)
 
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Perilous Question: Reform or Revolution? Britain on the Brink, 1832
Antonia Fraser.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781610393317.  Daedalus Item Code: 54293
 
Evoked in the novels of Trollope and Thackeray, and described by cub reporter Charles Dickens, the reign of William IV in Britain is often though to be little more than the "pre-Victorian" era. Yet ... (Read More)
 
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Playships of the World: The Naval Diaries of Admiral Dan Gallery, 1920–1924
Dan Gallery. Robert Shenk, ed.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570037221.  Daedalus Item Code: 41791
 
After touring the USS Pittsburgh off the French Riviera in 1926, James Thurber described it as the "Playship of the World." Dan Gallery, who would later be famous for capturing the German ... (Read More)
 
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Pleasure Bound: Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism
Deborah Lutz.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068320.  Daedalus Item Code: 23891
 
In her smart, provocative account of the erotic undercurrent beneath the surface of Victorian London, Deborah Lutz reveals a daring group of artists and thinkers who defied propriety to explore their ... (Read More)
 
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The Pope's Last Crusade: How an American Jesuit Helped Pope Pius XI's Campaign to Stop Hitler
Peter Eisner.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062049148.  Daedalus Item Code: 52579
 
In 1938, Pope Pius enlisted American Jesuit John LaFarge to write a papal encyclical—the Vatican's strongest decree—publicly condemning Hitler, Mussolini, and their campaign against the Jews. In this ... (Read More)
 
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Postcards of Political Icons: Leaders of the Twentieth Century
Andrew Roberts, intro.
Publisher: Bodleian Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781851243273.  Daedalus Item Code: 43741
 
Opening in the reign of Kaiser Wilhelm II and continuing to the eve of the second Gulf War, this album tells the story of the 20th century through 51 postcard images of some of its most recognizable ... (Read More)
 
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The President is a Sick Man: Wherein the Supposedly Virtuous Grover Cleveland Survives a Secret Surgery at Sea and Vilifies the Courageous Newspaperman Who Dared Expose the Truth
Matthew Algeo.
Publisher: Chicago Review.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781569763506.  Daedalus Item Code: 61749
 
On July 1, 1893, President Grover Cleveland boarded a friend's yacht, sailed into the calm blue waters of Long Island Sound, and seemingly disappeared for five days. What happened during those five ... (Read More)
 
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Religion: Antiquity & Its Legacy
Jörg Rüpke.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195380774.  Daedalus Item Code: 50866
 
What triggered the spontaneous development of distinct religions throughout the ancient world? How do religions evoke the ultimate realities they claim to address? A comparative religion professor ... (Read More)
 
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Remembering the Good War: Minnesota's Greatest Generation
Thomas Saylor.
Publisher: Minnesota Hist. Society.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780873516051.  Daedalus Item Code: 24127
 
Historian Thomas Saylor crisscrossed Minnesota gathering the colorful, heroic, and at times tragic stories of more than a hundred diverse individuals swept up in World War II. Betty Wall Strohfus of ... (Read More)
 
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Rise and Defend: The USAF at Manston 1950–1958
Duncan Curtis.
Publisher: Flight Recorder Publications.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780954560553.  Daedalus Item Code: 60059
 
Taken over by the U.S. Air Force in 1950 as a direct result of the Cold War, the ex-RAF station at Manston in Kent served as a forward air base from which American aircraft could be rapidly deployed ... (Read More)
 
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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year
David Von Drehle.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805079708.  Daedalus Item Code: 51541
 
As 1862 dawned, the federal government appeared overwhelmed, the U.S. Treasury was broke, and the Union's top general was gravely ill. The Confederacy, with its booming economy and expert military ... (Read More)
 
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