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The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Making and Breaking of Nations
Jacob Soll.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846146411.  Daedalus Item Code: 61513
 
Also the author of Publishing "The Prince" and The Information Master, Jacob Soll here shows how the use or misuse of financial bookkeeping has determined the fates of entire societies, ... (Read More)
 
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Red Fortress: History and Illusion in the Kremlin
Catherine Merridale.
Publisher: Metropolitan.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805086805.  Daedalus Item Code: 61250
 
At the heart of the Russian state is the Kremlin, the fortress-city within Moscow whose blood-red walls have witnessed more than 800 years of political drama and violent uprising. It has been the ... (Read More)
 
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The Red Line: The Gripping Story of the RAF's Bloodiest Raid on Hitler's Germany
John Nichol.
Publisher: William Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780007486854.  Daedalus Item Code: 61083
 
A former RAF flight lieutenant who was himself shot down over Iraq in 1991, John Nichol here tells the story of March 30, 1944, the single bloodiest night in the history of the RAF. Nearly 800 ... (Read More)
 
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Relics of the Past: Treasures of the Greek Orthodox Chruch and the Population Exchange, The Benaki Museum Collections (French/English Languages)
Anna Ballian, ed.
Publisher: 5 Continents.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9788874395750.  Daedalus Item Code: 52706
 
Following the forced Population Exchange between Greece and Turkey in 1923, Greek Orthodox Christians of Eastern Thrace, Cappadocia, and the Pontos came to Greece as refugees, bringing with them a ... (Read More)
 
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Reluctant Witnesses: Survivors, Their Children, and the Rise of Holocaust Consciousness
Arlene Stein.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199733583.  Daedalus Item Code: 60950
 
Americans now learn about the Holocaust in high school, watch dramas and documentaries about it on television, and visit museums dedicated to preserving it in our social memory. But for the first two ... (Read More)
 
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Requiem for Steam: The Railroad Photographs of David Plowden
David Plowden, photog.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393079081.  Daedalus Item Code: 61187
 
A student of Aperture magazine founder Minor White, who once told him he possessed "the eye of a poet," David Plowden took his first photographs of railroads after receiving a Brownie box ... (Read More)
 
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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year
David Von Drehle.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805079708.  Daedalus Item Code: 51541
 
As 1862 dawned, the federal government appeared overwhelmed, the U.S. Treasury was broke, and the Union's top general was gravely ill. The Confederacy, with its booming economy and expert military ... (Read More)
 
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Roads of Arabia: The Archaeological Treasures of Saudi Arabia
Ute Franke & Joachim Gierlichs, eds.
Publisher: Wasmuth.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9783803033567.  Daedalus Item Code: 61153
 
From a Neolithic arrowhead to a bronze camel crafted two millennia ago, and from a 10th-century basalt tombstone to a fabulously ornate curtain used to cover the Kaaba door, this exhibition catalogue ... (Read More)
 
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The Rogue Republic: How Would-Be Patriots Waged the Shortest Revolution in American History
William C. Davis.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151009251.  Daedalus Item Code: 34130
 
In 1810 the wilds of West Florida—today parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama, as well as Florida's panhandle—were populated by a mix of former British colonials, Spanish royalists, and ... (Read More)
 
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Roman Army: The British Museum Pocket Dictionary
Richard Abdy.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714131269.  Daedalus Item Code: 41437
 
The Roman army supported the largest and most enduring empire of the classical world through its military prowess. What was the secret of its success? British Museum curator Richard Abdy here ... (Read More)
 
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Roman Art
Michael Siebler. Norbert Wolf, ed.
Publisher: Taschen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9783822854549.  Daedalus Item Code: 50162
 
As ancient Rome defeated her enemies one by one, the Roman people were amazed by the artworks and treasures of the conquered peoples as they were paraded through the city in triumph and later ... (Read More)
 
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Roman Britain: Heritage Series
Gillian Hovell.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590776.  Daedalus Item Code: 51837
 
For 400 years Rome ruled Britain, combating invasions and uprisings and leaving behind a legacy that persists to the present day. Packed with bite-sized facts, places of interest, and colorful ... (Read More)
 
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