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On Dupont Circle: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt and the Progressives Who Shaped Our World
James Srodes.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781582437163.  Daedalus Item Code: 53440
 
The biographer of John Z. DeLorean, Allen Dulles, and Benjamin Franklin, James Srodes here gives us a fascinating group portrait of a dozen Washington intellectuals—twelve young men and women who, on ... (Read More)
 
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On Wheels
Michael Holroyd.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374226572.  Daedalus Item Code: 54538
 
As a child in World War II–era Britain, Michael Holroyd spent his best hours in his family's cramped garage, sitting in the back seat of a black, eight-horsepower Ford. The author of The Book of ... (Read More)
 
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Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s
Frederick Lewis Allen.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060956653.  Daedalus Item Code: 49029
 
Prohibition, Al Capone, the scandals of the Harding administration, jazz singers, seismic shifts in manners and morals, all capped off by Black Tuesday—these are just a few facets of the tumultuous ... (Read More)
 
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Operation Paperclip: The Secret Intelligence Program that Brought Nazi Scientists to America
Annie Jacobsen.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316221047.  Daedalus Item Code: 54292
 
(A Boston Globe Best Book of 2014) The author of Area 51: An Uncensored History of America's Top Secret Military Base and The Pentagon's Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, ... (Read More)
 
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Out of Order: Stories from the History of the Supreme Court
Sandra Day O'Connor.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812993929.  Daedalus Item Code: 53245
 
The first woman ever to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court, Sandra Day O'Connor here gives us a fascinating look at the history and evolution of the court, along with portraits of its most important ... (Read More)
 
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Over Here: The First World War and American Society
David M. Kennedy.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195173994.  Daedalus Item Code: 49421
 
(1981 Pulitzer Prize Finalist) World War I presented the United States with one of its most wrenching crises, and also left a residue of disruption and disillusion that spawned an even more ... (Read More)
 
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Owning the Earth: The Transforming History of Land Ownership
Andro Linklater.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781408815748.  Daedalus Item Code: 60274
 
Barely two centuries ago, most of the world's productive land was held communally or else belonged to a monarch or church. But that pattern, and the ways of life that went with it, have been ... (Read More)
 
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Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World's Superpowers
Simon Winchester.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062315410.  Daedalus Item Code: 59745
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) The author of Atlantic and The Men Who United the States here gives us a colorful and provocative biography of the Pacific Ocean and its role in ... (Read More)
 
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Padua and the Tudors: English Students in Italy, 1485–1603
Jonathan Woolfson.
Publisher: James Clarke & Co..   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780227679425.  Daedalus Item Code: 52457
 
The University of Padua was one of Europe's great centers of learning in the pre-modern period, and its influence on Tudor England would be difficult to overestimate, notes Jonathan Woolfson. A ... (Read More)
 
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Papa Spy: Love, Faith, and Betrayal in Wartime Spain
Jimmy Burns.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717962.  Daedalus Item Code: 31917
 
With the declaration of war in 1939, a dashing young publisher named Tom Burns left his business for the Ministry of Information, the propaganda arm of the British secret services, and found himself ... (Read More)
 
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The Papyrus of Nebseni: Catalogue of the Books of the Dead in the British Museum, Vol. III
Gunther Lapp.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714119564.  Daedalus Item Code: 34276
 
The Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan in the British Museum preserves one of the most extensive collections outside Egypt of funerary papyri, among which the greatest number bear texts from the ... (Read More)
 
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Paradise: A History of the Idea that Rules the World
Kevin Rushby.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845294847.  Daedalus Item Code: 51104
 
The paradise myth has been one of the most powerful motivators in human history, from the Assassins of 12th-century Persia to the Puritan founders of America. The hope for an earthly paradise drives ... (Read More)
 
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