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The Encyclopedia of Crime
Oliver Cyriax, Colin Wilson and Damon Wilson.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585677634.  Daedalus Item Code: 40921
 
Separating the facts, history, and science of crime from the media reportage surrounding major cases, this illustrated encyclopedia surveys a broad history of criminal acts. The entries range from ... (Read More)
 
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Favorite Movies of the 90s: Two-Volume Set
Jürgen Müller, ed.
Publisher: Taschen.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9783836532631.  Daedalus Item Code: 50157
 
The film industry experienced something of a golden age in the 1990s, producing a plethora of engaging, artistic films in practically every genre. This slipcased, two-volume set profiles 144 of the ... (Read More)
 
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Final Victory: FDR's Extraordinary World War II Presidential Campaign
Stanley Weintraub.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306821134.  Daedalus Item Code: 52567
 
When the wartime 1944 presidential election campaign began, Franklin D. Roosevelt had already occupied the White House longer than any other president. Sensing an opportunity, the Republicans and ... (Read More)
 
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From Bloody Shirt to Full Dinner Pail: The Transformation of Politics and Governance in the Gilded Age
Charles W. Calhoun.
Publisher: Hill & Wang.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780809047949.  Daedalus Item Code: 30660
 
In the wake of civil war, American politics were racially charged and intensely sectionalist, with politicians waving the proverbial bloody shirt and encouraging their constituents, as Republicans ... (Read More)
 
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From Lucy to Language: Revised, Updated, and Expanded
Donald Johanson & Blake Edgar. David Brill, photos.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743280648.  Daedalus Item Code: 50640
 
In 1974 paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson discovered "Lucy"—at more than three million years old the earliest skeleton of any erect-walking human yet known—in a remote region of Ethiopia, prompting ... (Read More)
 
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Gender: Antiquity and Its Legacy
Brooke Holmes.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195380835.  Daedalus Item Code: 43584
 
Gender has now become a pervasive topic in the humanities and social sciences, posits classics scholar Brooke Holmes. Yet despite its familiarity within universities and colleges, some have argued ... (Read More)
 
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The Good Rat: A True Story
Jimmy Breslin.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060856694.  Daedalus Item Code: 51309
 
In a history every bit as compelling as The Godfather, the Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Branch Rickey and The Gang That Couldn't Shoot Straight gives us a look through the ... (Read More)
 
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Grand Pursuit: The Story of Economic Genius
Sylvia Nasar.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780684872988.  Daedalus Item Code: 23934
 
In this sweeping narrative, the author of A Beautiful Mind takes us on a journey through the past two centuries with men and women whose work has affected the lives of virtually everyone on ... (Read More)
 
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The Happiness of Pursuit: What Neuroscience Can Teach Us About the Good Life
Shimon Edelman.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465022243.  Daedalus Item Code: 43871
 
When fishing for happiness, catch and release, says psychology professor Shimon Edelman. Also the author of Computing the Mind and Representation and Recognition in Vision, Edelman ... (Read More)
 
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Hard Choices
Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476751443.  Daedalus Item Code: 49428
 
In the aftermath of her 2008 run for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination, Hillary Rodham Clinton expected to return to representing New York in the U.S. Senate. To her surprise, the newly ... (Read More)
 
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Hello, Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand
William J. Mann.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544104464.  Daedalus Item Code: 43547
 
In 1960, Barbra Streisand was just a 17-year-old Brooklyn kid with plenty of talent but no connections and certainly no money; her mother brought her soup to make sure she stayed fed as she took ... (Read More)
 
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How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter
Sherwin B. Nuland.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679742449.  Daedalus Item Code: 51959
 
(Winner of the 1993 National Book Award and a Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award) This edition of surgeon Sherwin Nuland's incisive examination of the end ... (Read More)
 
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