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Mussolini and Fascism: Interlink Illustrated Histories
Marco Palla. Arthur Figliola & Claudia Rattazzi Papka, trans.
Publisher: Interlink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566563406.  Daedalus Item Code: 42394
 
By the mid-1920s, Benito Mussolini had ruthlessly crushed all opposition to his bid for power, becoming the sovereign head of a fascist Italy. As shown in this book, Italy's territorial incursions ... (Read More)
 
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Nancy: The Story of Lady Astor
Adrian Fort.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312599034.  Daedalus Item Code: 43009
 
When Virginian divorcée Nancy Langhorne Shaw married Englishman Waldorf Astor, she joined one of the richest families in the world. Not content to be a hostess, Lady Astor became the first female ... (Read More)
 
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Necropolis: London and Its Dead
Catharine Arnold.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849835541.  Daedalus Item Code: 33607
 
Layer upon layer of London soil reveals burials from prehistoric, pagan, Roman, medieval, and modern times in this history, the first in Catharine Arnold's London trilogy. The city is viewed as one ... (Read More)
 
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New York Diaries: 1609 to 2009
Teresa Carpenter, ed.
Publisher: Modern Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679643326.  Daedalus Item Code: 38424
 
A Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and former editor at the Village Voice, Teresa Carpenter is also a lifelong diary enthusiast. Perhaps it was kismet, then, that she should dream up this ... (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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Nicholas and Alexandra: The Classic Account of the Fall of the Romanov Dynasty
Robert K. Massie.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345438317.  Daedalus Item Code: 43508
 
Naïve and self-absorbed, Nicholas II and his wife Alexandra were the last Romanov rulers of Russia, losing their lives as the Communists seized power in 1917. As this history by the Pulitzer ... (Read More)
 
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Ninja: 1,000 Years of the Shadow Warrior
John Man.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062222022.  Daedalus Item Code: 42987
 
Ninjas today are the stuff of legend—stock assassins appearing in comics, movies, and games—but they are based on real warriors of medieval Japan. Employed as spies and saboteurs, their ability to ... (Read More)
 
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Nothing Daunted: The Unexpected Education of Two Society Girls in the West
Dorothy Wickenden.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781439176597.  Daedalus Item Code: 43462
 
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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Now the Hell Will Start: One Soldier's Flight from the Greatest Manhunt of World War II
Brendan I. Koerner.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143115335.  Daedalus Item Code: 36293
 
Herman Perry, traumatized by the hardships of the Indo-Burmese jungle in World War II and also by the blatant racism of his white commanding officers, found solace in opium and marijuana. On one ... (Read More)
 
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Nueva York 1613–1945
Edward J. Sullivan, ed.
Publisher: New York Historical Society.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781857596397.  Daedalus Item Code: 30850
 
The population of New York City is now nearly one-third Hispanic, marking a demographic transformation that will have a huge impact on the city's culture, daily life, and its future, notes art ... (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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