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Empire Without End: Antiquities Collections in Renaissance Rome, c. 1350–1527
Kathleen Wren Christian.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300154214.  Daedalus Item Code: 52732
 
In the early 15th century, when peasants discovered ancient marble sculptures among the ruins of Rome, they often melted them into mortar; a hundred years later, antique marbles had assumed their ... (Read More)
 
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The Encyclopedia of Jewish Life (Three-Volume Set): Before and During the Holocaust
Shmuel Spector & Geoffrey Wigoder, eds. Elie Wiesel, foreword.
Publisher: New York University.   Format: set.
ISBN: 9780814793565.  Daedalus Item Code: 52113
 
(Winner of the 2001 National Jewish Book Award for Reference and named the Best Reference Book of 2001 by the Association of Jewish Libraries and Library Journal) Today throughout much ... (Read More)
 
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The Encyclopedia of the Indian Diaspora
Brij V. Lal, general ed. Peter Reeves, executive ed. Rajesh Rai, assistant ed.
Publisher: Hawaii.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780824831462.  Daedalus Item Code: 50746
 
With color and black and white photos, maps, or artwork on every page, this remarkable reference volume traces the influence of Indian communities in Africa, Asia, Europe, North and South America, ... (Read More)
 
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Engineers of Victory: The Problem Solvers Who Turned the Tide in the Second World War
Paul Kennedy.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400067619.  Daedalus Item Code: 52564
 
The author of The Parliament of Man and The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers here provides a nuts-and-bolts account of how solving specific problems led to improving strategic factors ... (Read More)
 
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Engineers of the Soul: In the Footsteps of Stalin's Writers
Frank Westerman.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099461647.  Daedalus Item Code: 40134
 
This is the story of two journeys—one literal, one imaginary—through contemporary Russia and through Soviet-era literature. Writers of renown, described by Stalin as "engineers of the soul," were ... (Read More)
 
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Engines of War: How Wars Were Won & Lost on the Railways
Christian Wolmar.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848871731.  Daedalus Item Code: 38321
 
A symbol of the Industrial Revolution and a cornerstone of modern commerce, the railroad has also been one of the most powerful weapons of modern war. As British transport writer and broadcaster ... (Read More)
 
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England: An Illustrated History
Henry Weisser.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781807517.  Daedalus Item Code: 53052
 
In 39 brief entries, this palm-sized illustrated chronicle traces England's history from its pre-Roman days to the turn of the 21st century, highlighting important political and social developments, ... (Read More)
 
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The English Lakes: A History
Ian Thompson.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408809587.  Daedalus Item Code: 52394
 
With its towering peaks and wide-open spaces, Great Britain's Lake District is one of the nation's favorite getaways, but this was not always the case, as the author of The Sun King's Garden ... (Read More)
 
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Escape From Germany: The Greatest POW Break-Out of the First World War
Neil Hanson.
Publisher: Corgi.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780552155496.  Daedalus Item Code: 41266
 
Surrounded by steel palisades and barbed-wire fences, patrolled by dogs and heavily armed guards, Germany's Holzminden prisoner-of-war camp was run by the brutal Kommandant Karl Niemeyer. The British ... (Read More)
 
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The Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure & Exploration
Fergus Fleming & Annabel Merullo, eds. Michael Palin, intro.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585677665.  Daedalus Item Code: 41268
 
In the 18th century, exploration entered a new phase; the greatest explorers were motivated more by scientific inquiry than by commercial interest, and they set out to make a full record of ... (Read More)
 
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Explorers Emigrants Citizens: A Visual History of the Italian American Experience from the Collections of the Library of Congress
Linda Barrett Osborne & Paolo Battaglia. Martin Scorsese, foreword. Mario B. Mignone & Antonio Canovi, intro.
Publisher: Anniversary Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9788896408148.  Daedalus Item Code: 50879
 
The immigrant experience and cultural contribution of Italian Americans are celebrated here in a remarkable visual history, illustrated with 500 photographs, documents, and ephemera from the Library ... (Read More)
 
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Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954–1965
Juan Williams. Julian Bond, intro.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143124740.  Daedalus Item Code: 38945
 
From the Montgomery bus boycott to the Little Rock Nine and the Selma-Montgomery march, thousands of ordinary people made up the American civil rights movement in its founding decade. Their stories ... (Read More)
 
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