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Perilous Moon: Occupied France, 1944—The End Game
Stuart Nimmo.
Publisher: Casemate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781612001241.  Daedalus Item Code: 44500
 
Beginning with a pair of photographs of Scotsman Neil Nimmo and German Helmut Bergmann, each at the age of about nine or ten, this gripping personal history by Nimmo's son Stuart follows his father's ... (Read More)
 
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Perilous Question: Reform or Revolution? Britain on the Brink, 1832
Antonia Fraser.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781610393317.  Daedalus Item Code: 54293
 
Evoked in the novels of Trollope and Thackeray, and described by cub reporter Charles Dickens, the reign of William IV in Britain is often though to be little more than the "pre-Victorian" era. Yet ... (Read More)
 
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Pity for the Guy: A Biography of Guy Fawkes
John Paul Davis.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720613490.  Daedalus Item Code: 52427
 
The author of Robin Hood: The Unknown Templar returns here with a detailed portrait of the infamous figure behind the 1605 Gunpowder Plot. For hundreds of years Guy Fawkes has been portrayed ... (Read More)
 
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A Place Apart: A Cape Cod Reader
Robert Finch, ed.
Publisher: Countryman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780881508598.  Daedalus Item Code: 54650
 
Noted for its natural beauty and its rich history, Cape Cod also boasts a distinguished literary tradition. Encompassing fiction, poetry, memoir, and nature writing, this anthology collects more than ... (Read More)
 
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Playships of the World: The Naval Diaries of Admiral Dan Gallery, 1920–1924
Dan Gallery. Robert Shenk, ed.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570037221.  Daedalus Item Code: 41791
 
After touring the USS Pittsburgh off the French Riviera in 1926, James Thurber described it as the "Playship of the World." Dan Gallery, who would later be famous for capturing the German ... (Read More)
 
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Pleasure Bound: Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism
Deborah Lutz.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068320.  Daedalus Item Code: 23891
 
In her smart, provocative account of the erotic undercurrent beneath the surface of Victorian London, Deborah Lutz reveals a daring group of artists and thinkers who defied propriety to explore their ... (Read More)
 
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Politics: Antiquity and Its Legacy
Kostas Vlassopoulos.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195380897.  Daedalus Item Code: 13728
 
Ancient Greece is famous as the civilization that "gave" the world democracy. Democracy has in modern times become the rallying cry of liberation from supposed totalitarianism and dictatorship. It is ... (Read More)
 
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Poor Robin's Prophecies: A Curious Almanac, and the Everyday Mathematics of Georgian Britain
Benjamin Wardhaugh.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199605422.  Daedalus Item Code: 50952
 
Author, astrologer, journalist, satirist, and "well-willer to the mathematics," Poor Robin of Saffron Walden was an invented figure of British popular culture from the Restoration to the end of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Pope's Jews: The Vatican's Secret Plan to Save Jews from the Nazis
Gordon Thomas.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849545068.  Daedalus Item Code: 54851
 
Accused of being silent during the Holocaust, Pius XII has long been vilified as "Hitler's Pope." In this investigative history, the author of Voyage of the Damned delves into firsthand ... (Read More)
 
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The Pope's Last Crusade: How an American Jesuit Helped Pope Pius XI's Campaign to Stop Hitler
Peter Eisner.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062049148.  Daedalus Item Code: 52579
 
In 1938, Pope Pius enlisted American Jesuit John LaFarge to write a papal encyclical—the Vatican's strongest decree—publicly condemning Hitler, Mussolini, and their campaign against the Jews. In this ... (Read More)
 
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Portobello Road: Lives of a Neighborhood
Julian Mash.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780711234901.  Daedalus Item Code: 54330
 
Despite the waves of gentrification, soaring rents, and the recent arrival of High Street chains, the Bohemian, anarchic, creative spirit of London's celebrated Portobello Road still survives. Julian ... (Read More)
 
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Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology
Alexis Madrigal.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306820991.  Daedalus Item Code: 60504
 
Our relationship with green technology is hardly a recent development; Americans have been imagining and inventing cheap and renewable energy solutions for more than a century. Here Atlantic ... (Read More)
 
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