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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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J.A. Froude's The Reign of Mary Tudor
J.A. Froude. Eamon Duffy, intro.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781441186850.  Daedalus Item Code: 42578
"Great historical writing, perhaps all historical writing, holds a mirror up to two different worlds: the age it sets out to describe, and the age in which it is written," explains Eamon Duffy in his ... (Read More)
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Jack the Ripper
Mark Whitehead & Miriam Rivett.
Publisher: Pocket Essentials.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781842438411.  Daedalus Item Code: 43075
The series of vicious murders and mutilations committed in the run-down Whitechapel area of London's East End in 1888 so shocked Victorian Britain that the mysterious perpetrator—only later dubbed ... (Read More)
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Jacobs Beach: The Mob, the Fights, the Fifties
Kevin Mitchell.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605982731.  Daedalus Item Code: 40262
"British sportswriter [Kevin] Mitchell offers an anecdotal survey of boxing in the 1950s, often considered the sport's golden age…. It’s a fascinating story, full of great fighters (Robinson, ... (Read More)
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The Jewish Odyssey: An Illustrated History
Marek Halter.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080301550.  Daedalus Item Code: 53025
Charting the course of Judaism from its origins in Mesopotamia to its place in the world today, illustrated with reproductions of art and archival photos up to 19 x 12 inches, this book explains the ... (Read More)
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John Quincy Adams
Harlow Giles Unger.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306822650.  Daedalus Item Code: 51314
An ambassador, Secretary of State, congressman, and the sixth president of the United States, John Quincy Adams has rarely gotten his due as one of America's greatest statesmen, suggests the author ... (Read More)
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A Journey into Dorothy Parker's New York: Second Edition: ArtPlace Series
Kevin C. Fitzpatrick.
Publisher: Roaring Forties Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781938901072.  Daedalus Item Code: 53099
Take a journey into the city of theaters, bars, and hotel rooms where Dorothy Parker sharpened her wit, polished her writing, and captured the edgy mood of her times. Her life and work "were not only ... (Read More)
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A Journey into Michelangelo's Rome: ArtPlace Series
Angela K. Nickerson.
Publisher: Roaring Forties Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780977742912.  Daedalus Item Code: 53100
Part biography, part history, and part travel guide, this abundantly illustrated book explores the complex relationship between Michelangelo and the city he called home for most of his life. It ... (Read More)
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Journey to the Arctic: The True Story of the Disastrous 1871 Mission to the North Pole
E. Vale Blake, ed. Peter Stark, intro.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620875797.  Daedalus Item Code: 52137
In June of 1871, navigator George E. Tyson and the Polaris sailed forth from New York to pursue an American dream—to be the first to explore the North Pole. As these selections from Tyson's ... (Read More)
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The King's Speech
Mark Logue & Peter Conradi.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381118.  Daedalus Item Code: 22520
Lionel Logue was a self-taught and virtually unknown speech therapist. Yet it was this outgoing, amiable man who almost single-handedly turned the nervous, tongue-tied Duke of York into one of ... (Read More)
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Kings & Queens: Heritage Series
Vicky Wood.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590752.  Daedalus Item Code: 51836
Covering ten centuries of civil wars, executions, abdications, and royal weddings, this little book profiles every reigning English king or queen since Alfred the Great. Here too are events from the ... (Read More)
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Knights in History and Legend
Constance Brittain Bouchard, consultant.
Publisher: Firefly.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781740480284.  Daedalus Item Code: 42074
Examining both our fairy tale conception of knights and their somewhat more prosaic reality, this beautifully illustrated history traces the knights from their beginnings as military retainers a ... (Read More)
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