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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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Power at Sea: Three-Volume Set
Lisle A. Rose.
Publisher: Missouri.   Format: boxed set.
Daedalus Item Code: 61709
 
The 20th century was preeminently an age of warring states and collapsing empires, notes historian Lisle Rose in this three-volume, slipcased chronicle, tracing the emergence of sea power after the ... (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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Prairie Fever: How British Aristocrats Staked a Claim to the American West
Peter Pagnamenta.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393072396.  Daedalus Item Code: 61186
 
From the 1830s onward, a succession of well-born Britons headed west to the great American wilderness to find adventure and fulfillment, bringing along their dogs, sporting guns, valets, and all the ... (Read More)
 
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The President is a Sick Man: Wherein the Supposedly Virtuous Grover Cleveland Survives a Secret Surgery at Sea and Vilifies the Courageous Newspaperman Who Dared Expose the Truth
Matthew Algeo.
Publisher: Chicago Review.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781569763506.  Daedalus Item Code: 61749
 
On July 1, 1893, President Grover Cleveland boarded a friend's yacht, sailed into the calm blue waters of Long Island Sound, and seemingly disappeared for five days. What happened during those five ... (Read More)
 
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Prevail: The Inspiring Story of Ethiopia's Victory over Mussolini's Invasion, 1935–1941
Jeff Pearce. Richard Pankhurst, foreword.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781629145280.  Daedalus Item Code: 60767
 
Although Italy's 1935 invasion of Ethiopia was a major international incident at the time, it has largely been forgotten, eclipsed by the subsequent outbreak of World War II. The Italian military ... (Read More)
 
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The Profligate Son: Or, a True Story of Family Conflict, Fashionable Vice, and Financial Ruin in Regency England
Nicola Phillips.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199687534.  Daedalus Item Code: 51808
 
In early-19th-century England, charming young William Jackson racks up enormous debts as he attempts to keep up with his wealthy friends. Drawing heavily upon a detailed dossier compiled by Jackson's ... (Read More)
 
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Queen Anne: The Politics of Passion
Anne Somerset.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307962881.  Daedalus Item Code: 54294
 
When she assumed the throne of England in 1702, Queen Anne had to contend with the nation's political and religious strife, as well as an ongoing war with France. In this biography by the author of ... (Read More)
 
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Queen Anne: Patroness of the Arts
James Anderson Winn.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199372195.  Daedalus Item Code: 60949
 
The last of the Stuart line, Queen Anne (1665–1714) was a cultured monarch during a particularly fertile era for British art, music, and literature. As James Anderson Winn details in this biography, ... (Read More)
 
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Rabbit Stew and a Penny or Two: A Gypsy Family's Hard and Happy Times on the Road in the 1950s
Maggie Smith-Bendell.
Publisher: Abacus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780349123615.  Daedalus Item Code: 52416
 
Born on a Somerset pea field in 1941, the second of eight children in a Romani family, Maggie Smith-Bendell has lived through the years of greatest change in the travelling community's long history. ... (Read More)
 
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The Rambler's Countryside Companion: A Collection of Unusual and Interesting Facts from Relics of the Past to Countryside Oddments, Curios, Customs, and Wisdom
E. Mansell.
Publisher: Bounty Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780753719749.  Daedalus Item Code: 40740
 
"Years ago, I was asked by a member of a Rambling Club to which I belonged, what was the meaning of the word Lychgate. Not being able to give an explanation, I took the first opportunity of looking ... (Read More)
 
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Ramesses the Great
T.G.H. James.
Publisher: American University in Cairo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789774246494.  Daedalus Item Code: 51677
 
This oversized album is a gorgeous visual exploration of ancient Egypt's greatest pharaoh. User-Ma'at-Re Setpenre Ra-mes-su, better known to us as Ramesses II or Ramesses the Great, reigned for 67 ... (Read More)
 
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