Publisher: National Geographic. Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781426208140. Daedalus Item Code: 32771
In July 2009 an amateur metal-detecting enthusiast made an astonishing find: 3500 pieces of bejeweled gold and silver artifacts, weapons, and armor dating back almost 1500 years, to an era when the ... (Read More)
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Having previously captured the strange beauty of decaying stateside sites in American Ruins, Arthur Drooker here turns his infrared camera upon ancient locales in Central and South America. ... (Read More)
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The lotus is the world's most iconic flower, a symbol of spiritual awakening and growth for many of the world's major religious disciplines. Inspired by receiving seeds from a 3,000-year-old lotus, ... (Read More)
Marie Vieux-Chauvet. Rose-Myriam Rejouis & Val Vinokur, trans.
Publisher: Modern Library. Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679643517. Daedalus Item Code: 12136
In a brilliant translation by Rose-Myriam Réjouis and Val Vinokur, Love, Anger, Madness is a scathing response to the struggles of race, class, and sex that have ruled Haiti. Suppressed upon ... (Read More)
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In this second historical novel, following Etta, Gerald Kolpan gives us a rollicking, riveting novel of love and adventure, as young Jewish immigrant Julius Meyer comes of age in the wild ... (Read More)
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From Alexander the Great's 323 BC map of the world to maps from the 19th century by French and Dutch explorers, the history of European exploration and its lasting effects upon the East are traced ... (Read More)
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Tivadar Soros. Paul Soros & George Soros, forewords. Humphrey Tonkin, trans.
Publisher: Skyhorse. Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611450248. Daedalus Item Code: 33023
This remarkable account of survival comes from a Jewish lawyer in Budapest, who secured fake Christian identities for himself, his wife, and his two children following the invasion of the Germans in ... (Read More)
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The course of Turkey's Meander River is so indirect that its name has come to signify digression; the author of Treachery at Sharpnose Point thought it would be a great place to take a one-man ... (Read More)
Blanche, Augustine, and Geneviève were each admitted to the hysteria ward of the Salpêtrière Hospital in 1870s Paris, where their care was directed by the prominent neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot. ... (Read More)
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