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Notorious Prisons of the World
Stephen Wade.
Publisher: Wharncliffe Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781845631642.  Daedalus Item Code: 63049
 
The first prisons were in the dungeons of empires and castles, places of neglect and sheer oblivion; every civilization, however, has had its dissenters and its "deviants"—criminals as well as ... (Read More)
 
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The Nuns of Sant'Ambrogio: The True Story of a Convent in Scandal
Hubert Wolf. Ruth Martin, trans.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780804169806.  Daedalus Item Code: 69036
 
In 1858, a German princess recently inducted into the convent of Sant'Ambrogio in Rome, wrote a frantic letter to her cousin, a confidant of the Pope, claiming that she feared for her life. A ... (Read More)
 
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Odd Tom Coryate: The English Marco Polo
R.E. Pritchard.
Publisher: Sutton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780750934169.  Daedalus Item Code: 71217
 
One of the great early travelers, Thomas Coryate (1576–1617) opened up Europe, the eastern Mediterranean, the Holy Land, and Mughal India to his amazed (and sometimes disgusted) readers. In 1608 he ... (Read More)
 
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The Odes of Horace
Horace. Jeffrey H. Kaimowitz, trans. Ronnie Ancona, intro.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780801889967.  Daedalus Item Code: 63330
 
This new translation of Horace by a specialist in classical Roman poetry renders The Odes in modern, metrical English verse rather than the more common free verse found in many other ... (Read More)
 
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On London
Charles Dickens.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843916154.  Daedalus Item Code: 53757
 
The sense of place was of the utmost importance to Charles Dickens, and nowhere is more associated with him than London; Dickens spent several hours a day exploring its streets and inhabitants, and ... (Read More)
 
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On the Edge of Freedom: The Fugitive Slave Issue in South Central Pennsylvania, 1820–1870
David G. Smith.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823263790.  Daedalus Item Code: 64091
 
A social historian exploring the intersection of war, societal conflict, and race, David Smith here breaks new ground examining the unique development of antislavery sentiment in south-central ... (Read More)
 
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Operation Long Jump: Stalin, Roosevelt, Churchill, and the Greatest Assassination Plot in History
Bill Yenne.
Publisher: Regnery History.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781621573463.  Daedalus Item Code: 70233
 
In 1943, at the height of World War II, Nazi military intelligence thought they had an opportunity to deal a death blow to the Allied war effort when they discovered that Franklin Roosevelt, Winston ... (Read More)
 
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The Orpheus Clock: The Search for My Family's Art Treasures Stolen by the Nazis
Simon Goodman.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451697636.  Daedalus Item Code: 64286
 
Growing up, Simon Goodman knew that his affluent, German-Jewish grandparents had perished in the Holocaust, but when he reviewed his late father's personal files, a riveting story began to emerge. ... (Read More)
 
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Our Supreme Task: How Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech Defined the Cold War Alliance
Philip White.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781610390590.  Daedalus Item Code: 52578
 
In 1945 Communism was on the march; the people of Bulgaria, Romania, Yugoslavia, and Poland all found themselves in the grip of the Soviets, the Red Army occupied a large German territory, and the ... (Read More)
 
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Outnumbered: Incredible Stories of History's Most Surprising Battlefield Upsets
Cormac O'Brien.
Publisher: Crestline.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780785830597.  Daedalus Item Code: 62793
 
There may be strength in numbers, but on various occasions throughout human history, smaller armies have prevailed against the odds on account of their leadership, tenacity, or luck. In this ... (Read More)
 
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Owning the Earth: The Transforming History of Land Ownership
Andro Linklater.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408855430.  Daedalus Item Code: 64469
 
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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The Oxford Handbook of Canadian Politics
John C. Courtney & David E. Smith, eds.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195335354.  Daedalus Item Code: 63948
 
Although Canada's political system is widely commended for its stability and fairness, it is nonetheless extremely complex; within the past six decades, Canada has undergone considerable social and ... (Read More)
 
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