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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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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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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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Paris Between the Wars 1919–1939: Art, Life & Culture
Vincent Bouvet & Gerard Durozoi.
Publisher: Vendome.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780865652521.  Daedalus Item Code: 53453
During the années folles—the crazy years—following World War I, Paris underwent a creative fever that attracted artists and intellectuals from around the world. The bohemian charms of ... (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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Passchendaele: The Sacrificial Ground
Nigel Steel & Peter Hart.
Publisher: Cassell.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780304359752.  Daedalus Item Code: 51179
"If you don't get killed on Monday, you can go over the top again on Tuesday and so on till you get outed." At the end of July 1917, British forces attempted to seize the initiative in the Great War ... (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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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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