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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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The New York Times Front Page File Folder Set: 6 File Folders (2 Each of 3 Designs)

Publisher: Libretto Group.   Format: .
Daedalus Item Code: 46612
 
Let's see—is that filed under King Tut, or Charles Lindbergh? Make sure your personal files are newsworthy with this set of six tabbed business folders from the New York Times. The ... (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 the Map: A Mind-Expanding Exploration of the Way the World Looks
Simon Garfield.
Publisher: Gotham Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781592407798.  Daedalus Item Code: 43120
 
The author of Mauve and Just My Type, Simon Garfield returns with a delightfully enlightening and entertaining treatise sure to put cartography on the literary map. Where would we be ... (Read More)
 
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Once Upon a Secret: My Hidden Affair with JFK
Mimi Alford.
Publisher: Hutchinson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780091931759.  Daedalus Item Code: 34387
 
In the summer of 1962, 19-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived in Washington, D.C., to begin an internship in the White House press office. Within days she was introduced to President Kennedy himself, and ... (Read More)
 
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