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Lost London 1870–1945
Philip Davies.
Publisher: Transatlantic.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780955794988.  Daedalus Item Code: 54182
 
Gloriously illustrated with more than 500 photographs of London (up to 19 x 11 1/2 inches) from the Archives of English Heritage, this large album reveals Elizabethan, Georgian, and Victorian London ... (Read More)
 
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The Lost Tribe of Coney Island: Headhunters, Luna Park, and the Man Who Pulled Off the Spectacle of the Century
Claire Prentice.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544262287.  Daedalus Item Code: 61880
 
In 1905, Coney Island's Luna Park featured an unprecedented attraction: the Igorrotes, a group of headhunting, dog-eating tribespeople brought to America from the Philippines by opportunistic showman ... (Read More)
 
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Lost Worlds: Ruins of the Americas
Arthur Drooker. Pico Iyer, foreword.
Publisher: Antique Collectors' Club.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781851497584.  Daedalus Item Code: 60374
 
Having previously captured the strange beauty of decaying stateside sites in American Ruins, Arthur Drooker here turns his infrared camera upon ancient locales in Central and South America. ... (Read More)
 
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Louder Than Words: Ways of Seeing Women Workers in Eighteenth-Century France
Geraldine Sheridan.
Publisher: Texas Tech.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780896726222.  Daedalus Item Code: 44004
 
In an era when trade guilds in France largely excluded women as members in their own right, the images depicted in Denis Diderot's Encyclopédie and other contemporary French sources reveal ... (Read More)
 
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Luftwaffe at War: Volume 2: Blitzkrieg in the West 1939–1940
E.R. Hooton.
Publisher: Classic Publication.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781857802726.  Daedalus Item Code: 61481
 
Continuing the story of the rise of Germany's Luftwaffe at the onset of World War II, defense journalist E.F. Hooton tells how Germany's innovative blitzkrieg tactical assault, honed by practical ... (Read More)
 
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The Mad Sculptor: The Maniac, the Model, and the Murder that Shook the Nation
Harold Schechter.
Publisher: New Harvest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544114319.  Daedalus Item Code: 61881
 
(2015 Edgar Award Nominee) On Easter Sunday in 1937, a posh Manhattan neighborhood was shocked by the discovery that 20-year-old model Veronica Gedeon, her mother, and their lodger had all ... (Read More)
 
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The Mafia: History and Legend
Marco Gasparini. Brian Eskenazi, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080301505.  Daedalus Item Code: 53026
 
This illustrated history of the Mafia explores this international criminal organization both as a cult subject and a social phenomenon. Movie classics like The Godfather epitomize our ... (Read More)
 
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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change
John Glassie.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594488719.  Daedalus Item Code: 43117
 
(A Scientific American Best Science Book of 2012 and a New York Times Book Review "Editor's Choice") The interests of 17th-century priest-scientist Athanasius Kircher knew no ... (Read More)
 
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The Man Who Saved the Union: Ulysses Grant in War and Peace
H.W. Brands.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385532419.  Daedalus Item Code: 54689
 
Despite having risen from obscurity to become an undeniably effective general in the American Civil War, Ulysses S. Grant has often been disparaged for his much less successful presidency. The author ... (Read More)
 
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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
 
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
 
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The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941–1942
Nigel Hamilton.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544227842.  Daedalus Item Code: 60785
 
(Nominated for the 2014 National Book Award) Also the biographer of John F. Kennedy, General Bernard "Monty" Montgomery, and Bill Clinton, Nigel Hamilton here gives us a dramatic account of ... (Read More)
 
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Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings
Alison Weir.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345521347.  Daedalus Item Code: 42321
 
The author of The Lady in the Tower—about the more famous Boleyn sister, Anne—as well as a string of highly regarded histories and novels of Tudor England, Alison Weir looks here to the older ... (Read More)
 
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