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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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Reporting The Revolutionary War: Before It Was History, It Was News
Todd Andrlik.
Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402269677.  Daedalus Item Code: 43483
 
The Boston Massacre. Bunker Hill. Washington crossing the Delaware River. Although we tend to visualize the American Revolution in larger than life tableaux, this tumultuous period also consisted of ... (Read More)
 
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The Revenge of Geography: What the Map Tells Us About Coming Conflicts and the Battle Against Fate
Robert D. Kaplan.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069835.  Daedalus Item Code: 43129
 
The author of Monsoon and Balkan Ghosts, and twice named by Foreign Policy magazine as one of the world's "Top 100 Global Thinkers," Robert Kaplan here offers a revelatory prism ... (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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The Rise of Female Kings in Europe, 1300–1800
William Monter.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300173277.  Daedalus Item Code: 42497
 
In this lively bit of distaff history, William Monter sketches Europe's increasing acceptance of autonomous female rulers between the late Middle Ages and the French Revolution—despite the fact that ... (Read More)
 
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The Rise of Rome: The Making of the World's Greatest Empire
Anthony Everitt.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400066636.  Daedalus Item Code: 42435
 
The "decline and fall" of Rome has long fascinated historians and storytellers as a central drama of the ancient world. Here the author of Cicero, Augustus, and Hadrian and the ... (Read More)
 
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