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It Happened on Washington Square
Emily Kies Folpe.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780801870880.  Daedalus Item Code: 34979
 
The heart of New York City's Greenwich Village—lined by elegant townhouses and anchored by Stanford White's iconic Washington Arch—Washington Square Park has been a vital public space for nearly two ... (Read More)
 
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The Italian American Cookbook: A Feast of Food from a Great American Cooking Tradition
John Mariani & Galina Mariani.
Publisher: Harvard Common Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781558321663.  Daedalus Item Code: 33429
 
Presenting 250 recipes for Italian-American kitchens, as well as generous helpings of culinary lore, John Mariani (author of The Dictionary of Italian Food and Drink) and his wife Galina (food ... (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 Kennedy: Elusive Hero
Chris Matthews.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451635096.  Daedalus Item Code: 40802
 
"What was he like?" Jack Kennedy said that the reason people read biography is to answer that basic question. What was he like, this man whose own wife called him "that elusive, unforgettable man?" ... (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 Joaquín Band: The History Behind the Legend
Lori Lee Wilson.
Publisher: Nebraska.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780803234611.  Daedalus Item Code: 43180
 
After the 1846–48 U.S.–Mexican War, gold was discovered in California, prompting thousands of Mexicans and Americans to race to the newly acquired U.S. territory. The inevitable conflict between the ... (Read More)
 
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Joie de Vivre: Simple French Style for Everyday Living
Robert Arbor & Katherine Whiteside.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743223539.  Daedalus Item Code: 50641
 
When it comes to making the most of life, nobody does it better than the French. Restaurateur Robert Arbor proves that it's not about where you live or how much you spend—it's all about attitude. ... (Read More)
 
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The King and the Vice Queen: George IV's Last Scandalous Affair
Tom Ambrose.
Publisher: Sutton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780750934947.  Daedalus Item Code: 44433
 
Although King George IV's affair with Catholic widow Maria Fitzherbert is widely known, few seem to remember his last great love Elizabeth Conyngham, unkindly dubbed his "Vice Queen," who was his ... (Read More)
 
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King Arthur
Norma Lorre Goodrich.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060971823.  Daedalus Item Code: 44347
 
For centuries scholars have wondered whether or not the legendary King Arthur was real. Here the author of Ancient Myths and Medieval Myths—herself a scholar versed in 20 ancient and ... (Read More)
 
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The King's Grave: The Search for Richard III
Philippa Langley & Michael Jones.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781473605503.  Daedalus Item Code: 50247
 
"A horse! A horse! My kingdom for a horse!" Was Richard III the villain depicted by Shakespeare? Or was this last Plantagenet king, killed in battle on Bosworth Field in 1485, simply a victim of ... (Read More)
 
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The King's Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy
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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