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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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Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War
James R. Gilmore.
Publisher: Stackpole.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780811702614.  Daedalus Item Code: 41710
 
Long out of print—and for years found only in rare bookshops—James Gilmore's 1898 portrait of Abraham Lincoln is available again with this reprint edition. Gilmore (1822–1903), who wrote for the ... (Read More)
 
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Picking Up the Reins: America, Britain and the Postwar World
Norman Moss.
Publisher: Overlook/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590201022.  Daedalus Item Code: 12968
 
After the devastation of World War II and the realization that the damage to Europe was irreparable, the balance of world power shifted across the Atlantic from Europe to the United States. Historian ... (Read More)
 
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Pinkerton's Great Detective: The Amazing Life and Times of James McParland
Beau Riffenburgh.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025466.  Daedalus Item Code: 43123
 
The operatives of the Pinkerton National Detective Agency were renowned for their subterfuge, infiltration, and investigation—none more so than James McParland, whose reputation mirrored the agency's ... (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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The Pursuit of the Nazi Mind: Hitler, Hess, and the Analysts
Daniel Pick.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199541683.  Daedalus Item Code: 50953
 
Exploring the use of psychoanalysis in the war against Nazi Germany, historian and practicing psychoanalyst Daniel Pick chronicles both clinical encounters with leading Nazis and the Allies' broader ... (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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