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A Brief History of the Amazons: Women Warriors in Myth and History
Lyn Webster Wilde.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781472136770.  Daedalus Item Code: 63763
 
"Golden-shielded, silver-sworded, man-loving, male-child slaughtering Amazons," is how 5th-century Greek historian Hellanicus described the legendary Amazons. For centuries, conventional scholarship ... (Read More)
 
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Bright Young Things: A Modern Guide to the Roaring Twenties
Alison Maloney.
Publisher: Potter Style.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780385345255.  Daedalus Item Code: 60482
 
"The flapper awoke from her lethargy of sub-deb-ism, bobbed her hair, put on her choicest pair of earrings and a great deal of audacity and rouge and went into battle," wrote Zelda Fitzgerald in ... (Read More)
 
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Brothers in Arms: The Kennedys, the Castros, and the Politics of Murder
Gus Russo & Stephen Molton.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781596916456.  Daedalus Item Code: 61628
 
Built on 30 years of intense research—including discoveries that have rekindled CIA and State Department interest in the Kennedy assassination—this is a vivid, character-driven, almost cinematic ... (Read More)
 
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The Busiest Man in England: A Life of Joseph Paxton, Gardener, Architect, and Victorian Visionary
Kate Colquhoun.
Publisher: Godine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781567923018.  Daedalus Item Code: 61669
 
Today one would be hard pressed to choose a "preeminent Victorian," but among the Victorians themselves it was agreed that one figure towered above most. Joseph Paxton (1803–65) stood atop the worlds ... (Read More)
 
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Catastrophe: 1914: Europe Goes to War
Max Hastings.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307597052.  Daedalus Item Code: 54683
 
(A New York Times Notable Book of 2013 and a Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of 2013) The standard image of World War I is that of muddy trenches and blasted fields, where ... (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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Cheese, Pears & History in a Proverb
Massimo Montanari.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780231152518.  Daedalus Item Code: 62021
 
Intrigued by the Italian expression "Do not let the peasant know how good cheese is with pears," Massimo Montanari set out to unravel the phrase's origin and utility. Perusing archival cookbooks, ... (Read More)
 
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A Child of Christian Blood: Murder and Conspiracy in Tsarist Russia: The Beilis Blood Libel
Edmund Levin.
Publisher: Schocken.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805242997.  Daedalus Item Code: 61551
 
On March 20, 1911, in a cave near Kiev, the body of 13-year-old Andrei Yushchinsky was found with dozens of stab wounds. Russian police arrested Mendel Beilis, a brick factory clerk and father of ... (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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Churchill
Ashley Jackson.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781623658045.  Daedalus Item Code: 63127
 
In this follow-up to The British Empire and the Second World War, Ashley Jackson paints an unvarnished portrait of Winston Churchill, who attracted far more criticism alive than he has since ... (Read More)
 
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Churchill's Bomb: How the United States Overtook Britain in the First Nuclear Arms Race
Graham Farmelo.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465021956.  Daedalus Item Code: 61629
 
Perhaps no scientific development has shaped the course of modern history as much as the harnessing of nuclear energy, yet the 20th century might have turned out differently had it been first ... (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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