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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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Parisians: An Adventure History of Paris
Graham Robb.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330452458.  Daedalus Item Code: 52371
 
This is Graham Robb's superb follow-up to his 2007 book The Discovery of France, which won the Duff Cooper Prize and the Ondaatje Prize. No one knows a city like the people who live there—so ... (Read More)
 
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Paris in 3D: In the Belle Époque
Bruno Fuligni.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9781579129583.  Daedalus Item Code: 59282
 
The turn of the 20th century was a time of great change in Europe, particularly in Paris, where a new city plan and constant technical and artistic innovation created a belle époque—a "beautiful ... (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 Past from Above: Aerial Photography of Archaeological Sites
Georg Gerster. Charlotte Trumpler, ed.
Publisher: Getty Museum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780892368754.  Daedalus Item Code: 41576
 
Known for such beautiful, utterly fascinating albums of aerial photography as Paradise Lost: Persia from Above and Swissair Posters, Georg Gerster here gives us the ancient world in 250 ... (Read More)
 
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The Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume I
Robert A. Caro.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679729457.  Daedalus Item Code: 52282
 
(Winner of the 1982 National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction and the 1983 Mencken Award) This opening volume in Robert Caro's Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning portrait ... (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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Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War
James R. Gilmore.
Publisher: Stackpole.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780811702614.  Daedalus Item Code: 41710
 
Long out of print—and for years found only in rare bookshops—James Gilmore's 1898 portrait of Abraham Lincoln is available again with this reprint edition. Gilmore (1822–1903), who wrote for the ... (Read More)
 
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