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Other Women: The History of the Mistress
Fiona McDonald.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752465388.  Daedalus Item Code: 54406
 
The author of Gentleman Rogues & Wicked Ladies here portrays a number of women who belonged to a separate part of society. The mistress is typically invisible and often unacceptable in ... (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: paperback.
ISBN: 9781610392433.  Daedalus Item Code: 51789
 
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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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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Out of Order: Stories from the History of the Supreme Court
Sandra Day O'Connor.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812993929.  Daedalus Item Code: 53245
 
The first woman ever to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court, Sandra Day O'Connor here gives us a fascinating look at the history and evolution of the court, along with portraits of its most important ... (Read More)
 
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Outlaws!: Adventures of Pirates, Scoundrels, and Other Rebels
Laurent Maréchaux. Louise Lalaurie Rogers, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080301079.  Daedalus Item Code: 41354
 
The French seem to have a certain weakness for the outlaw—the man or woman of action who, ill-suited to the strictures and reprobation of society, chooses to live by his own rules. Indeed, the author ... (Read More)
 
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Outnumbered, Outgunned, Undeterred: Twenty Battles Against All Odds
Rob Johnson.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500251874.  Daedalus Item Code: 54746
 
From George Washington's rebuilding of the patriot army in the Revolutionary War to the U.S. defense of the Philippines in 1941–42, from Simón Bolívar's liberation of South America to the U.S. Army ... (Read More)
 
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Pacific: Silicon Chips and Surfboards, Coral Reefs and Atom Bombs, Brutal Dictators, Fading Empires, and the Coming Collision of the World's Superpowers
Simon Winchester.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062315410.  Daedalus Item Code: 59745
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) The author of Atlantic and The Men Who United the States here gives us a colorful and provocative biography of the Pacific Ocean and its role in ... (Read More)
 
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Pagan Spain
Richard Wright.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061450198.  Daedalus Item Code: 23401
 
A master chronicler of the African American experience, Richard Wright brilliantly expanded his literary horizons with Pagan Spain, originally published in 1957. Francisco Franco's Spain in ... (Read More)
 
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Papillon
Henri Charrière. Patrick O'Brian, trans.
Publisher: HarperCollins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007876235.  Daedalus Item Code: 54748
 
An immediate sensation in France upon its publication in 1969, Papillon is a vivid memoir of brutal penal colonies, daring prison breaks, and seafaring adventures in shark-infested waters. ... (Read More)
 
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Paradise: A History of the Idea that Rules the World
Kevin Rushby.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845294847.  Daedalus Item Code: 51104
 
The paradise myth has been one of the most powerful motivators in human history, from the Assassins of 12th-century Persia to the Puritan founders of America. The hope for an earthly paradise drives ... (Read More)
 
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The Parthenon Sculptures
Ian Jenkins. Ivor Kerslake & Dudley Hubbard, photos.
Publisher: Harvard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780674026926.  Daedalus Item Code: 40052
 
The senior curator of Greek and Roman antiquities in the British Museum, Ian Jenkins here surveys the Museum's Parthenon sculptures as prime examples of classical Greek art, as well as how they have ... (Read More)
 
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The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb
Philip Taubman.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061744006.  Daedalus Item Code: 33194
 
Offering a clear analysis of the present danger of nuclear terrorism and how it can be prevented, Philip Taubman—a former New York Times bureau chief for both Washington and Moscow—sheds light ... (Read More)
 
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