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Paris at the End of the World: The City of Light During the Great War, 1914–1918
John Baxter.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062221407.  Daedalus Item Code: 49439
 
An expatriate Australian and a preeminent writer on Paris—including four memoirs: The Perfect Meal, The Most Beautiful Walk in the World, Immoveable Feast, and We'll Always ... (Read More)
 
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The Perfect Summer: Dancing into Shadow in 1911
Juliet Nicolson.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780719562433.  Daedalus Item Code: 43994
 
"The granddaughter of Bloomsbury notables Vita Sackville-West and Harold Nicolson chronicles the minutiae of the hot, sunny summer of 1911, when the rich crammed in a succession of parties as ... (Read More)
 
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Perilous Glory: The Rise of Western Military Power
John France.
Publisher: Yale/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300120745.  Daedalus Item Code: 33297
 
Ranging from the wars of the ancient Greeks through recent conflicts in the Middle East, John France suggests that the methods and conduct of war changed relatively little until the 19th century. ... (Read More)
 
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Pirates of Barbary: Corsairs, Conquests and Captivity in the 17th-Century Mediterranean
Adrian Tinniswood.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781594485442.  Daedalus Item Code: 40116
 
In a true story that's "bloody good entertainment" (NYTimes), the author of the Samuel Johnson Prize finalist The Verneys: A True Story of Love, War, and Madness in Seventeenth-Century ... (Read More)
 
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The Pity of War: Explaining World War I
Niall Ferguson.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465057122.  Daedalus Item Code: 49354
 
Taking a vastly different approach to the traditional accounts of World War I, Oxford historian Niall Ferguson makes a simple and provocative argument: the escalation of the Great War into global ... (Read More)
 
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Prairie Fever: British Aristocrats in the American West 1830–1890
Peter Pagnamenta.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393347081.  Daedalus Item Code: 49044
 
From the 1830s onward, a succession of well-born Britons headed west to the great American wilderness to find adventure and fulfillment, bringing along their dogs, sporting guns, valets, and all the ... (Read More)
 
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The Price of Glory: Verdun 1916
Alistair Horne.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780140170412.  Daedalus Item Code: 49344
 
Originally published in 1962 and continuously in print ever since, this is the second book in a landmark trilogy that, along with The Fall of Paris and To Lose a Battle, tells the story ... (Read More)
 
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The Pride of Place: Local Memories and Political Culture in Nineteenth-Century France
Stephane Gerson.
Publisher: Cornell.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780801488733.  Daedalus Item Code: 91904
 
Nineteenth-century France grew fascinated with the local past. Thousands of citizens embraced local archaeology, penned historical vignettes and monographs, staged historical pageants, and created ... (Read More)
 
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Priscilla: The Hidden Life of an Englishwoman in Wartime France
Nicholas Shakespeare.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062297044.  Daedalus Item Code: 59217
 
When Somerset Maugham Award winner Nicholas Shakespeare discovered a trunk full of his late aunt's personal belongings, he realized that the glamorous, reticent figure he remembered from his ... (Read More)
 
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Qaraqalpaqs of the Aral Delta
David & Sue Richardson.
Publisher: Prestel.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9783791347387.  Daedalus Item Code: 50089
 
A Turkic minority inhabiting the huge southern delta of Uzbekistan's rapidly shrinking Aral Sea, the nomadic Qaraqalpaq have watched their lands turn into desert. This book introduces the Qaraqalpaqs ... (Read More)
 
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The Queen's Bed: An Intimate History of Elizabeth's Court
Anna Whitelock.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250062307.  Daedalus Item Code: 59213
 
Queen Elizabeth I acceded to the throne in 1558, and for more than 40 years her bedchamber was the heart of her court. Elizabeth's private life was of public concern—her body represented the state ... (Read More)
 
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Quelch's Gold: Piracy, Greed, and Betrayal in Colonial New England
Clifford Beal.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781597972338.  Daedalus Item Code: 44307
 
In May 1704 the brigantine Charles quietly slipped into the cove at Marblehead, Massachusetts. Her sudden appearance some ten months after her mysterious departure started tongues wagging, and ... (Read More)
 
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