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Prisons and Prisoners in Victorian Britain
Neil R. Storey.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752452692.  Daedalus Item Code: 23165
 
Featuring stories of crime and misdeeds, this is an illustrated tour of the Victorian prison system and the daily experiences of those on both sides of the bars, including food, divine service, ... (Read More)
 
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The Quiet World: Saving Alaska's Wilderness Kingdom 1879–1960
Douglas Brinkley.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062005960.  Daedalus Item Code: 22322
 
This riveting history of some of America's most beautiful natural resources, by the author of the National Outdoor Book Award–winning The Wilderness Warrior, documents the heroic fight waged ... (Read More)
 
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A Rainbow in the Night: The Tumultuous Birth of South Africa
Dominique Lapierre.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306818820.  Daedalus Item Code: 21889
 
In 1652 a group of Dutch Calvinist farmers landed on the southernmost tip of Africa with a mandate from the Dutch India Company simply to grow vegetables and supply ships rounding the cape. The ... (Read More)
 
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The Rambler's Countryside Companion: A Collection of Unusual and Interesting Facts from Relics of the Past to Countryside Oddments, Curios, Customs, and Wisdom
E. Mansell.
Publisher: Bounty Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780753719749.  Daedalus Item Code: 40740
 
"Years ago, I was asked by a member of a Rambling Club to which I belonged, what was the meaning of the word Lychgate. Not being able to give an explanation, I took the first opportunity of looking ... (Read More)
 
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Random Acts of Politeness: Eccentric, Quirky and Occasionally Suicidal Examples of Selflessness and Courtesy
Andrew Taylor.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752459776.  Daedalus Item Code: 43021
 
In his uplifting tribute to the finest qualities of humankind, filled with amusing, occasionally astounding examples of kind and selfless acts from the worlds of sports, fashion, military, and daily ... (Read More)
 
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Reader's Digest War Stories: Daring First-Hand Accounts of World War II from the Magazine Archives
Jock Stirrup, foreword. Jo Bourne, ed.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781780201016.  Daedalus Item Code: 42865
 
Reproduced directly from the magazine's pages—including original photos and illustrations, short items to fill out a page, and several "Humor in Uniform" entries—this anthology collects 23 pieces ... (Read More)
 
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Recipes From an Edwardian Country House: A Stately English Home Shares Its Classic Tastes
Jane Fearnley-Whittingstall.
Publisher: Marble Arch Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781476730332.  Daedalus Item Code: 42981
 
The author of Britain's Good Granny guides and numerous gardening books (as well as the mother of television chef and organic local food advocate Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall), "Granny Jane" ... (Read More)
 
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Religion in America: A Comprehensive Guide to Faith, History, and Tradition
Harold Rabinowitz & Greg Tobin, ed. Jane I. Smith, foreword.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402743016.  Daedalus Item Code: 43302
 
In this outstanding illustrated encyclopedia to more than 30 religions, denominations, and belief systems in America, readers will find an introduction to each faith's basic tenets and structure. ... (Read More)
 
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Remember, Remember (The Fifth of November): The History of Britain in Bite-Sized Chunks
Judy Parkinson.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781843173199.  Daedalus Item Code: 42882
 
The author of the entertaining mnemonic review i before e (except after c), Judy Parkinson offers another contribution to the popular genre of school refresher books like I Used to Know ... (Read More)
 
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Rendezvous with Destiny: How Franklin D. Roosevelt and Five Extraordinary Men Took America into the War and into the World
Michael Fullilove.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204357.  Daedalus Item Code: 43128
 
A former prime ministerial adviser in Australia, now the executive director of the Lowy Institute in Sydney and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., Michael Fullilove ... (Read More)
 
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The Richest Woman in America: Hetty Green in the Gilded Age
Janet Wallach.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385531979.  Daedalus Item Code: 43130
 
America's first female tycoon, Hetty Green was mocked for her Quaker ways, her unfashionable frugality, and other eccentricities. But as Janet Wallach reveals in this entertaining profile, those who ... (Read More)
 
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The Riddle and the Knight: In Search of Sir John Mandeville, the World's Greatest Traveller
Giles Milton.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312421298.  Daedalus Item Code: 34986
 
Before he gave us Nathaniel's Nutmeg and Big Chief Elizabeth, Giles Milton's first book was this sparkling travelogue in the legendary footsteps of Sir John Mandeville, the ... (Read More)
 
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