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Off the Map: Lost Spaces, Invisible Cities, Forgotten Islands, Feral Places, and What They Tell Us About the World
Alastair Bonnett.
Publisher: Aurum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781781316030.  Daedalus Item Code: 63164
From forgotten enclaves to floating islands, from hidden villages to New York City gutter spaces, this book charts some of the most remarkable yet least known locations on the planet. And while these ... (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 Wheels
Michael Holroyd.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374226572.  Daedalus Item Code: 54538
As a child in World War II–era Britain, Michael Holroyd spent his best hours in his family's cramped garage, sitting in the back seat of a black, eight-horsepower Ford. The author of The Book of ... (Read More)
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Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s
Frederick Lewis Allen.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060956653.  Daedalus Item Code: 49029
Prohibition, Al Capone, the scandals of the Harding administration, jazz singers, seismic shifts in manners and morals, all capped off by Black Tuesday—these are just a few facets of the tumultuous ... (Read More)
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Operation Damocles: Israel's Secret War Against Hitler's Scientists, 1951–1967
Roger Howard.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605984384.  Daedalus Item Code: 62323
From 1951 to 1967 Egypt pursued a secret program to build military rockets capable of reaching Israel; but lacking the technical expertise, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser recruited numerous ... (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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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 or her own rules. Indeed, the ... (Read More)
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The Oxford Book of Days
Marilyn Yurdan.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780752465500.  Daedalus Item Code: 62356
Taking you through the year day by day, this eccentric book of days presents 366 quirky, amusing, and significant events and facts from the history of Oxford (the town, the university, and the ... (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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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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The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable: A True Tale of Passion, Poison & Pursuit
Carol Baxter.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780742434.  Daedalus Item Code: 43737
A sincere Quaker if a sinning one, John Tawell had been convicted of forgery and transported to Sydney; he returned to England a wealthy man, having become Australia's first pharmacist, though he ... (Read More)
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The Penny Post: 1680–1918
Frank Staff.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780718828783.  Daedalus Item Code: 52458
An authoritative account of the growth of Britain's Penny Post, originally published in 1964, this book is illustrated throughout with black and white images of cards, stamps, documents, and ... (Read More)
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