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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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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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