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Only Yesterday: An Informal History of the 1920s
Frederick Lewis Allen.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060956653.  Daedalus Item Code: 49029
 
Prohibition, Al Capone, the scandals of the Harding administration, jazz singers, seismic shifts in manners and morals, all capped off by Black Tuesday—these are just a few facets of the tumultuous ... (Read More)
 
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Operation Fortitude: The Story of the Spy Operation that Saved D-Day
Joshua Levine.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007313532.  Daedalus Item Code: 38487
 
In addition to the enormous amount of planning and training that went into the Allied invasion of Normandy on June 6, 1944, the success of D-Day was due in large part to an ingenious and complex web ... (Read More)
 
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Our Supreme Task: How Winston Churchill's Iron Curtain Speech Defined the Cold War Alliance
Philip White.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781610390590.  Daedalus Item Code: 43880
 
In 1945 Communism was on the march; the people of Bulgaria, Romania, Yugoslavia, and Poland all found themselves in the grip of the Soviets, the Red Army occupied a large German territory, and the ... (Read More)
 
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Outlaws!: Adventures of Pirates, Scoundrels, and Other Rebels
Laurent Marechaux. Louise Lalaurie Rogers, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080301079.  Daedalus Item Code: 41354
 
The French seem to have a certain weakness for the outlaw—the man or woman of action who, ill-suited to the strictures and reprobation of society, chooses to live by his own rules. Indeed, the author ... (Read More)
 
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The Oxford Companion to Archaeology: Three-Volume Set: Second Edtion
Neil Asher Silberman, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: 3 set.
ISBN: 9780199735785.  Daedalus Item Code: 43604
 
Exploring the many advances in the field of archaeology since the first edition was published in 1996, this thoroughly updated second edition provides more than 700 entries on sites, civilizations, ... (Read More)
 
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Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941–1942
Ian W. Toll.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068139.  Daedalus Item Code: 23887
 
On the first Sunday in December 1941, an armada of Japanese warplanes appeared suddenly over Pearl Harbor and devastated the U.S. Pacific Fleet. Only six months later, in a sea fight north of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Pacific War Uncensored: A War Correspondent's Unvarnished Account of the Fight Against Japan
Harold Guard. John Tring, ed.
Publisher: Casemate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781612000640.  Daedalus Item Code: 38099
 
Released from the British Navy after sustaining a leg injury, Harold Guard became a correspondent for the United Press, obtaining a front row seat for many of the most dramatic battles of World War ... (Read More)
 
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Pagan Spain
Richard Wright.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061450198.  Daedalus Item Code: 23401
 
A master chronicler of the African-American experience, Richard Wright brilliantly expanded his literary horizons with Pagan Spain, originally published in 1957. Francisco Franco's Spain in ... (Read More)
 
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Paris Reborn: Napoléon III, Baron Haussmann, and the Quest to Build a Modern City
Stephane Kirkland.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312626891.  Daedalus Item Code: 43881
 
It is difficult to imagine Paris without its wide boulevards and glittering buildings, often deemed to be the vision of Napoleon III's prefect of the Seine, Baron Georges-Eugène Haussmann—yet up to ... (Read More)
 
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Paris at the End of the World: The City of Light During the Great War, 1914–1918
John Baxter.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062221407.  Daedalus Item Code: 49439
 
An expatriate Australian and a preeminent writer on Paris—including four memoirs: The Perfect Meal, The Most Beautiful Walk in the World, Immoveable Feast, and We'll Always ... (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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