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Bum Fodder: An Absorbing History of Toilet Paper
Richard Smyth.
Publisher: Souvenir.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780285641143.  Daedalus Item Code: 61056
 
In medieval China it was cutting-edge technology. For 19th-century Americans it was a newfangled alternative to dried corncobs and the Sears & Roebuck catalogue, while wits in Georgian London ... (Read More)
 
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Butterfly's Sisters: The Geisha in Western Culture
Yoko Kawaguchi.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300115215.  Daedalus Item Code: 62722
 
Exploring the Western portrayal of Japanese women—and geishas in particular—from the mid-19th century to the present, Yoko Kawaguchi argues that in the West, these women have come to embody certain ... (Read More)
 
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Cannibalism, Headhunting and Human Sacrifice in North America: A History Forgotten: A Vivid Account of the Barbaric Practices of Both Native Americans and European Explorers and Colonists
George Franklin Feldman.
Publisher: Alan Hood.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780911469332.  Daedalus Item Code: 61130
 
Much as we'd like to think that cannibalism is associated only with far-flung corners of the globe and the prehistoric past, this unsavory practice has a long history in North America, suggests ... (Read More)
 
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Capital Crimes: Seven Centuries of London Life and Murder
Max Décharné.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099539025.  Daedalus Item Code: 51078
 
London has changed dramatically since the 14th century, from walled medieval settlement to bustling modern metropolis, notes writer and musician Max Décharné, yet throughout its history the city has ... (Read More)
 
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A Century of Carrier Aviation: The Evolution of Ships and Shipborne Aircraft
David Hobbs.
Publisher: Naval Institute.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781591140238.  Daedalus Item Code: 38378
 
Written by a retired fleet air arm pilot in the Royal Navy, this is a thorough and detailed overview of the history of aircraft at sea and the ships designed to carry them, heavily illustrated with ... (Read More)
 
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Chancellorsville
Stephen W. Sears.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780395877449.  Daedalus Item Code: 59585
 
(Winner of the 1996 Fletcher Pratt Award, a Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year, and a History Book Club Main Selection) One of the most dramatic battles of the Civil War, ... (Read More)
 
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Christendom Destroyed: Europe 1517–1648
Mark Greengrass.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143127918.  Daedalus Item Code: 69016
 
From peasants to princes, no one was untouched by the spiritual and intellectual upheaval of the 16th century. Martin Luther's challenge to church authority forced Christians to examine their ... (Read More)
 
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The Chronicle of War: A Year-By-Year Account of Conflict from 1854 to the Present Day
Paul Brewer.
Publisher: Marks & Spencer.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781844422029.  Daedalus Item Code: 52353
 
Military history editor Paul Brewer here presents a novel illustrated survey of warfare in the modern age, which he defines by the introduction of photography to the battlefield. Decade by decade, ... (Read More)
 
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City: A Guidebook for the Urban Age
P.D. Smith.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408824436.  Daedalus Item Code: 61467
 
In the 21st century, more than half of the world's population live in cities, and declaring that "cities are our greatest creation," P.D. Smith takes a fresh look at what makes them—and their ... (Read More)
 
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City Fashion Paris
Christine Anna Bierhals.
Publisher: h.f.ullmann.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9783833161551.  Daedalus Item Code: 33868
 
A fashion journalist and stylist in Europe, Christine Anna Bierhals takes us on a vividly illustrated tour of the thriving Paris fashion scene here. Under headings of Amazing Fashion, Luxury Fashion, ... (Read More)
 
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City of Gold: The Archaeology of Polis Chrysochous, Cyprus
William A.P. Childs, Joanna S. Smith & J. Michael Padgett, eds.
Publisher: Yale/Princeton Art Museum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300174397.  Daedalus Item Code: 52772
 
The modern Cypriot town of Polis Chrysochous—City of Gold—lies above the city of Arsinoe and the earlier city-kingdom of Marion, whose archaeological excavation began in 1885. The Princeton Cyprus ... (Read More)
 
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Civil War: Fort Sumter to Appomattox
Gary Gallagher, Stephen Engle, Robert Krick & Joseph Glatthaar. James McPherson, foreword.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782006435.  Daedalus Item Code: 53542
 
From its outbreak at Fort Sumter in April 1861 until its conclusion at the Appomattox Court House four years later, the Civil War encompassed more than 10,000 battles, engagements, and skirmishes, ... (Read More)
 
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