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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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The Classical Compendium: A Miscellany of Scandalous Gossip, Bawdy Jokes, Peculiar Facts, and Bad Behavior from the Ancient Greeks and Romans
Philip Matyszak.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500051627.  Daedalus Item Code: 50414
Pliny did it, Plutarch did it, Xenophon did it—in fact most ancient writers were incorrigible collectors of miscellany, lively anecdotes, and after-dinner jokes, says historian Philip Matyszak. In ... (Read More)
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Cleopatra of Egypt: From History to Myth
Susan Walker & Peter Higgs, eds.
Publisher: Princeton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780691088358.  Daedalus Item Code: 21452
Fabled for her sexual allure and cunning intelligence, Cleopatra VII of Egypt has fascinated generations of admirers and detractors since her tumultuous life ended in suicide in 30 BC. This lavishly ... (Read More)
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Colonial Encounters in a Native American Landscape: The Spanish and Dutch in North America
Nan A. Rothschild.
Publisher: Smithsonian.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781588341389.  Daedalus Item Code: 51181
In this unique comparative study of colonial encounters between the Spanish in New Mexico and the Dutch in New York, anthropologist Nan Rothschild explores key questions about 17th-century North ... (Read More)
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The Color of War: How One Battle Broke Japan and Another Changed America
James Campbell.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307461216.  Daedalus Item Code: 40712
The author of The Ghost Mountain Boys here looks at July 1944, a pivotal month in the Pacific Theater of World War II, and pairs two great if often overlooked battles. The taking of Saipan was ... (Read More)
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Conscience: Two Soldiers, Two Pacifists, One Family—A Test of Will and Faith in World War I
Louisa Thomas.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594202940.  Daedalus Item Code: 33211
The great-granddaughter of six-time Socialist presidential candidate Norman Thomas, Louisa Thomas presents a remarkable portrait of Norman and his three brothers and the crucible that divided and ... (Read More)
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Controversy and Hope: The Civil Rights Photographs of James Karales
Julian Cox et al. Andrew Young, foreword.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611171587.  Daedalus Item Code: 51029
With 93 reproductions of his photographs and an additional 28 illustrations, this book commemorates the civil rights legacy of James Karales (1930–2002), a professional photojournalist who documented ... (Read More)
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Crossing the Rhine: Breaking Into Nazi Germany, 1944 and 1945—The Greatest Airborne Battles in History
Lloyd Clark.
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871139894.  Daedalus Item Code: 13868
In September 1944, with the Allies eager to finish the job begun with the Normandy landings, 35,000 U.S. and British troops parachuted into Nazi territory in the Netherlands. The controversial ... (Read More)
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The Deadly Sisterhood: A Story of Women, Power, and Intrigue in the Italian Renaissance, 1427–1527
Leonie Frieda.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061563089.  Daedalus Item Code: 43866
In this epic chronicle, illustrated with 24 pages of color plates, the biographer of Catherine de Medici traces the lives of eight women who encompass the spectacle, opportunity, and depravity of the ... (Read More)
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Death from the Heavens: A History of Strategic Bombing
Kenneth P. Werrell.
Publisher: Naval Institute.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781591149408.  Daedalus Item Code: 38380
In his illustrated survey of the history of strategic bombardment, Kenneth Werrell considers specific aircraft and air combat campaigns within the greater context of bomber warfare, from its ... (Read More)
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Defying Empire: Trading with the Enemy in Colonial New York
Thomas M. Truxes.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300164251.  Daedalus Item Code: 32743
(Finalist for the 2009 Francis Parkman Prize) Ignoring British prohibitions intended to end North America's trade with the French during the Seven Years' War (also known as the French and ... (Read More)
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The Discovery of Jeanne Baret: A Story of Science, the High Seas, and the First Woman to Circumnavigate the Globe
Glynis Ridley.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307463524.  Daedalus Item Code: 23501
An herbologist in 18th-century France and the lover of botanist Philibert Commerson, Jeanne Baret disguised herself as a man to accompany him on the first French circumnavigation of the world. Glynis ... (Read More)
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