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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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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 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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Perilous Glory: The Rise of Western Military Power
John France.
Publisher: Yale/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300120745.  Daedalus Item Code: 33297
 
Ranging from the wars of the ancient Greeks through recent conflicts in the Middle East, John France suggests that the methods and conduct of war changed relatively little until the 19th century. ... (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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Picking Up the Reins: America, Britain and the Postwar World
Norman Moss.
Publisher: Overlook/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590201022.  Daedalus Item Code: 12968
 
After the devastation of World War II and the realization that the damage to Europe was irreparable, the balance of world power shifted across the Atlantic from Europe to the United States. Historian ... (Read More)
 
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Pinkerton's Great Detective: The Amazing Life and Times of James McParland
Beau Riffenburgh.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025466.  Daedalus Item Code: 43123
 
The operatives of the Pinkerton's National Detective Agency were renowned for their subterfuge, infiltration, and investigation—none more so than James McParland, whose reputation mirrored the ... (Read More)
 
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The Plantagenets: The Kings That Made Britain
Derek Wilson.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782069416.  Daedalus Item Code: 42879
 
England, 1154. As Henry II seizes the throne, following years of turmoil, a new dynasty is poised to drive his turbulent country out from the Dark Ages and transform it into the nation state we ... (Read More)
 
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Pleasure Bound: Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism
Deborah Lutz.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068320.  Daedalus Item Code: 23891
 
In her smart, provocative account of the erotic undercurrent beneath the surface of Victorian London, Deborah Lutz reveals a daring group of artists and thinkers who defied propriety to explore their ... (Read More)
 
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Politics: Antiquity and Its Legacy
Kostas Vlassopoulos.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195380897.  Daedalus Item Code: 13728
 
Ancient Greece is famous as the civilization that "gave" the world democracy. Democracy has in modern times become the rallying cry of liberation from supposed totalitarianism and dictatorship. It is ... (Read More)
 
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The Pope's Jews: The Vatican's Secret Plan to Save Jews from the Nazis
Gordon Thomas.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312604219.  Daedalus Item Code: 43882
 
Accused of being silent during the Holocaust, Pius XII has long been vilified as "Hitler's Pope." In this investigative history, the author of Voyage of the Damned delves into firsthand ... (Read More)
 
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