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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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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 Prison Cookbook
Peter Higginbotham.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752454238.  Daedalus Item Code: 52439
 
In this follow-up to The Workhouse Cookbook, Peter Higginbotham lifts the lid on the real story of prison food in Britain. He traces the history of prison catering from the Middle Ages—when ... (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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Protecting the Flank at Gettysburg: The Battles for Brinkerhoff's Ridge and East Cavalry Field, July 2–3, 1863
Eric J. Wittenberg.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611210941.  Daedalus Item Code: 54764
 
Upon his belated arrival at Gettysburg on July 2, 1863, Jeb Stuart and his men were just in time to witness the climax of the fighting at Brinkerhoff's Ridge. Stuart hoped to defeat Brig. Gen. David ... (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 Bee of Tuscany: The Redoubtable Janet Ross
Ben Downing.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374239718.  Daedalus Item Code: 54541
 
(A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2013) Born into a distinguished intellectual family in 1842 and raised among such luminaries as Dickens and Thackeray, Janet Ross married at 18 ... (Read More)
 
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The Queen's Bed: An Intimate History of Elizabeth's Court
Anna Whitelock.
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374239787.  Daedalus Item Code: 54542
 
Queen Elizabeth I acceded to the throne in 1558, and for more than 40 years her bedchamber was the heart of her court. Elizabeth's private life was of public concern—her body represented the state ... (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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