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Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris
Edmund White.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408820452.  Daedalus Item Code: 63303
Following the memoirs My Lives and City Boy, Edmund White here gives us one of the most essential periods in his life. When he moved to Paris in 1983 he was 43 years old, spoke no ... (Read More)
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Inspector Minahan Makes a Stand: Or the Missing Girls of England
Bridget O'Donnell.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780330544641.  Daedalus Item Code: 52839
In Victorian London, the age of consent was just 13. Unwitting girls were regularly enticed or tricked and sold into prostitution, and could be trafficked to Brussels, Paris, or beyond. The official ... (Read More)
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Inventing Freedom: How the English-Speaking Peoples Made the Modern World
Daniel Hannan.
Publisher: Broadside Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062231734.  Daedalus Item Code: 63411
By the 10th century, some thousand years ahead of most modern countries, England was a nation-state whose people were beginning to define themselves by inherited common-law rights. British politician ... (Read More)
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Island Story: Journeys Through Unfamiliar Britain
J.D. Taylor.
Publisher: Repeater.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781910924204.  Daedalus Item Code: 69474
What is life like these days on the island nation? With a tent and a rusty bike, J.D. Taylor set off to find out the health of Britain today. Skeptical and inquisitive, Taylor largely bypassed ... (Read More)
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Italy: An Illustrated History
Joseph F. Privitera.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781808194.  Daedalus Item Code: 53053
A history shorn of its cultural elements is not a true history of its people, notes Joseph Privitera. A former professor of Romance languages and representative of the U.S. Foreign Service with the ... (Read More)
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James Fitzjames: The Mystery Man of the Franklin Expedition
William Battersby.
Publisher: Dundurn.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781554887811.  Daedalus Item Code: 34980
Having already distinguished himself in combat, charismatic naval commander James Fitzjames joined Great Britain's 1845 Franklin Expedition, thinking he would make his name; instead the expedition ... (Read More)
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Jewish Property Claims Against Arab Countries
Michael R. Fischbach.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231135382.  Daedalus Item Code: 54811
(Runner-up for the 2009 British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize) In the 20 years that followed the Arab-Israeli war of 1948, 800,000 Jews left their homes in Syria, Egypt, Iraq, Yemen, ... (Read More)
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Johnny Appleseed: The Man, the Myth, the American Story
Howard Means.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781439178263.  Daedalus Item Code: 62643
"Former Washingtonian editor [Howard] Means employs extensive research to dig out facts buried in the mythic past about Johnny Appleseed, 'not only the best-known walker in American history ... (Read More)
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A Just and Generous Nation: Abraham Lincoln and the Fight for American Opportunity
Harold Holzer & Norton Garfinkle.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465028306.  Daedalus Item Code: 63264
In this intriguing take on Abraham Lincoln's purpose in going to war when the South seceded from the Union, Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer and economist Norton Garfinkle posit that his guiding ... (Read More)
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Keywords for Modern India
Craig Jeffrey & John Harriss.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199665648.  Daedalus Item Code: 60922
What have such English terms as "civil society," "democracy," "development," or "nationalism" come to mean in an independent India, and how have their meanings and uses changed over time? Why are ... (Read More)
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The King's Speech
Mark Logue & Peter Conradi.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381118.  Daedalus Item Code: 22520
Lionel Logue was a self-taught and virtually unknown speech therapist. Yet it was this outgoing, amiable man who almost single-handedly turned the nervous, tongue-tied Duke of York into one of ... (Read More)
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The Wild West and the Old Frontier: A Quiz Deck: Knowledge Cards
Susan Reyburn.
Publisher: Pomegranate.   Format: .
ISBN: 9780764959301.  Daedalus Item Code: 42807
Who was California's first Gold Rush millionaire? Why were women so hot to settle in Wyoming territory? What was in Wild Bill Hickok's hand when he was shot in the head? Using this deck, quiz ... (Read More)
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