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The Nazi Officer's Wife: How One Jewish Woman Survived the Holocaust
Edith H. Beer, with Susan Dworkin.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780688177768.  Daedalus Item Code: 54038
An outspoken young woman in 1930s Vienna, law student Edith Hahn was forced into a ghetto and then into a labor camp. Obtaining permission to return to Vienna, she went underground, using identity ... (Read More)
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New York Immigrant Experience: A Guided Tour Through History
Randi Minetor. Nic Minetor, photos.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762757435.  Daedalus Item Code: 34922
This illustrated history of immigration in America's most international city—ranging from colonial times to the mid-19th-century Irish Potato Famine, and from Ellis Island to the present day—provides ... (Read More)
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New York City in 3D: In the Gilded Age
Esther Crain.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9781579129576.  Daedalus Item Code: 59373
New York City in the last decades of the 19th century was the epitome of what Mark Twain called the Gilded Age—a time of extravagance, innovation, and enormous social transformation. Manhattan ... (Read More)
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The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It
John W. Dean.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143127383.  Daedalus Item Code: 59156
Former White House Counsel John Dean, one of the last major surviving figures of Watergate, draws on his own transcripts of almost 1,000 conversations, a wealth of Richard Nixon's secretly recorded ... (Read More)
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Noise: A Human History of Sound and Listening
David Hendy.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062283078.  Daedalus Item Code: 53238
What if history had a sound track? What would it tell us about ourselves? Based on a BBC Radio series, Noise explores human dramas from the perspective of sound at various times in the last ... (Read More)
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Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West
Dorothy Wickenden.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439176580.  Daedalus Item Code: 54027
In the summer of 1916, Smith College graduates and best friends Dorothy Woodruff and Rosamond Underwood left their Auburn, New York, hometown to embark on the adventure of a lifetime, taking teaching ... (Read More)
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Old Man River: The Mississippi River in North American History
Paul Schneider.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805091366.  Daedalus Item Code: 54536
The author of The Enduring Shore and the New York Times Notable Book The Adirondacks here takes us down the Mississippi River and shows how it has shaped America. Paul Schneider ... (Read More)
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Old World, New World: Great Britain and America from the Beginning
Kathleen Burk.
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871139719.  Daedalus Item Code: 13919
(Winner of the Henry Adams Prize) America's close bond with Great Britain seems inevitable, given our shared language and heritage. But as Berkeley- and Oxford-educated historian Kathleen Burk ... (Read More)
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On an Irish Island
Robert Kanigel.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269591.  Daedalus Item Code: 43877
The author of the National Book Critics Circle Award and Los Angeles Times Book Prize finalist The Man Who Knew Infinity, Robert Kanigel offers this love letter to a vanished way 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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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: 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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