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How to Be a Victorian: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Victorian Life
Ruth Goodman.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781631491139.  Daedalus Item Code: 59857
A historian who believes in getting her hands dirty, Ruth Goodman here draws on her own adventures living in re-created Victorian conditions to serve as our bustling and fanciful guide to life in ... (Read More)
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I Used to Know That: Civil War: Stuff You Forgot from School
Fred DuBose.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781606522448.  Daedalus Item Code: 50451
From the Dred Scott Decision to the attack on Fort Sumter, and from the Gettysburg Address to the Reconstruction, the Civil War can sometimes seem like a daunting array of names and dates. Featuring ... (Read More)
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I Wish I'd Been There, Book Two: European History
Byron Hollinshead & Theodore K. Rabb, eds.
Publisher: Doubleday/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385519083.  Daedalus Item Code: 10491
Paul Kennedy, John Keegan, Ross King, Freeman Dyson, Katherine Duncan-Jones, and 15 other respected historians take readers to such key events in Western and European history as the signing of Magna ... (Read More)
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I Lie for a Living: Greatest Spies of All Time
Anthony Shugaar. Stephen Guarnaccia, illus. Peter Earnest, foreword.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780792253167.  Daedalus Item Code: 38957
A who's who of spydom from biblical days to recent times, this book from the International Spy Museum in Washington, D.C., introduces a rogue's gallery of history's most accomplished intriguers and ... (Read More)
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The Imperial War Museum Book of 1914: The Men Who Went to War
Malcolm Brown.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447270331.  Daedalus Item Code: 42361
When England's summer of 1914 was shattered by an assassination in the Balkans, thousands of British boys signed up to fight for His Majesty in Europe, in a war they all expected would be glorious ... (Read More)
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In Darkest Alaska: Travel and Empire Along the Inside Passage
Robert Campbell.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812220483.  Daedalus Item Code: 40299
Even before the great Klondike Gold Rush of 1897, Alaska loomed large in the American imagination as a land of unknown wonders. Thousands of adventurers journeyed along the Inside Passage—the nearly ... (Read More)
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In Praise of Flattery
Willis Goth Regier.
Publisher: Nebraska.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780803239692.  Daedalus Item Code: 43184
Where would we be without flattery? Alexander the Great applied it as imperial policy, Caesar and Cleopatra were masters of it, and Napoleon devoured it, although Cicero called flattery "the handmaid ... (Read More)
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Inherently Unequal: The Betrayal of Equal Rights by the Supreme Court, 1865–1903
Lawrence Goldstone.
Publisher: Walker & Company.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717924.  Daedalus Item Code: 53223
The author of Dark Bargain: Slavery, Profits, and the Struggle for the Constitution, Lawrence Goldstone argues that the Supreme Court bears the responsibility for plunging the United States ... (Read More)
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Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York
Richard Zacks.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385519724.  Daedalus Item Code: 41984
The author of The Pirate Hunter, An Underground Education, and History Laid Bare here paints a vivid portrait of the lewd underbelly of 1890s New York, and of Theodore Roosevelt ... (Read More)
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The Island at the Center of the World: The Epic Story of Dutch Manhattan and the Forgotten Colony that Shaped America
Russell Shorto.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400078677.  Daedalus Item Code: 59749
When the British wrested New Amsterdam from the Dutch in 1664, the truth about its thriving, polyglot society began to disappear into myths about a cartoonish peg-legged governor and an island ... (Read More)
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The Italian American Cookbook: A Feast of Food from a Great American Cooking Tradition
John Mariani & Galina Mariani.
Publisher: Harvard Common Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781558321663.  Daedalus Item Code: 33429
Presenting 250 recipes for Italian-American kitchens, as well as generous helpings of culinary lore, John Mariani (author of The Dictionary of Italian Food and Drink) and his wife Galina (food ... (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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