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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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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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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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Outside Looking In: Adventures of an Observer
Garry Wills.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143119890.  Daedalus Item Code: 30344
 
Illuminating and provocative, this memoir from the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and historian who gave us Lincoln at Gettysburg is a chronicle of an original thinker at work in remarkable ... (Read More)
 
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Paris 1919: Six Months That Changed the World
Margaret MacMillan. Richard Holbrooke, foreword.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375760525.  Daedalus Item Code: 62290
 
(Winner of the Samuel Johnson Prize, Governor-General's Prize, PEN Hessell Tiltman Prize, and Duff Cooper Prize, and a finalist for the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award) Margaret MacMillan's ... (Read More)
 
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Perilous Question: The Drama of the Great Reform Bill 1832
Antonia Fraser.
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780297864301.  Daedalus Item Code: 64482
 
Evoked in the novels of Trollope and Thackeray, and described by cub reporter Charles Dickens, the reign of William IV in Britain is often thought to be little more than the "pre-Victorian" era. Yet ... (Read More)
 
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Pharaonic Civilization: History and Treasures of Ancient Egypt
Giorgio Ferreo, text.
Publisher: American University in Cairo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789774161391.  Daedalus Item Code: 51674
 
Illustrated with 280 color photos up to 22 × 12 1/2 inches—including sweeping views of extant ruins and beautifully lit museum pieces—this book explores the numerous funerary items, paintings and ... (Read More)
 
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A Philadelphia Perspective: The Civil War Diary of Sidney George Fisher
Sidney George Fisher. Jonathan W. White, ed.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823227280.  Daedalus Item Code: 64065
 
A member of a prominent Philadelphia family and a prolific man of letters, Sidney George Fisher (1809–71) kept a diary for much of his adult life, and his entries during the Civil War provide a ... (Read More)
 
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A Plague of Informers: Conspiracy and Political Trust in William III's England
Rachel Weil.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300171044.  Daedalus Item Code: 62752
 
Stories of plots and sham plots—and the citizen informers who discovered (or fabricated) them—are at the center of this study of the turbulent decade following the "Glorious" Revolution of 1688. ... (Read More)
 
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The Playboy Princes: The Apprentice Years of Edward VII and Edward VIII
Peter J. Beer.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720615906.  Daedalus Item Code: 64770
 
Edward VII (1841–1910) and his grandson Edward VIII (1894–1972) were born half a century apart, yet it is illuminating to compare the early and middle years of these two princes of Wales as kings in ... (Read More)
 
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