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Folk Tales from Simla: Stories from the Himalayas
Alice Elizabeth Dracott.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780781807043.  Daedalus Item Code: 62603
Originally published in 1906, this collection of folklore from the Himalayas contains 56 stories, each offering a glimpse into the fascinating culture of hill-folk of Northern India. Here are tales ... (Read More)
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A Free Man: A True Story of Life and Death in Delhi
Aman Sethi.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224096904.  Daedalus Item Code: 42012
Every morning in Sadar Bazaar, one of the oldest markets in Delhi, men gather looking for work in the building trade. For five years, Aman Sethi visited them and talked about their lives, and in ... (Read More)
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Gandhi Before India
Ramachandra Guha.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846142666.  Daedalus Item Code: 52938
Although we tend to visualize Mohandas Gandhi in his old ageóa peaceful sage leading India on its path toward its independenceómany of his ideas and tactics were developed much earlier during his ... (Read More)
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Gifts of the Sultan: The Arts of Giving at the Islamic Courts
Linda Komaroff.
Publisher: Yale/LACMA.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300171105.  Daedalus Item Code: 61528
At courts across the Islamic world, gift-giving often served as a nexus of art and diplomacy, religion, and interpersonal relations. This gorgeously photographed exhibit catalogue examines the ... (Read More)
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The Heart of a Woman
Maya Angelou.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812980325.  Daedalus Item Code: 49418
In this fourth memoir, covering the late 1950s and early 60s, Maya Angelou leaves California with her son Guy for New York City. There she enters the society of black artists and writers, reads her ... (Read More)
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High Above Egypt
Marcello Bertinetti. Omar Sharif, foreword.
Publisher: American University in Cairo.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9789774248733.  Daedalus Item Code: 51670
A pleasingly chunky little brick of beautiful photos, this coffee-table book has a modest footprint yet offers numerous panoramic images stretching 17 1/2 inches across two pages. Marcello ... (Read More)
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The Historical David: The Real Life of an Invented Hero
Joel Baden.
Publisher: HarperOne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062188311.  Daedalus Item Code: 53215
We know the biblical David as the brave young man who defeated Goliath, the first king of a united Israel, the composer of the beloved Psalms, and as the founder of the Davidic bloodline and an ... (Read More)
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Hot Flushes, Cold Science: A History of the Modern Menopause
Louise Foxcroft.
Publisher: Granta.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847081711.  Daedalus Item Code: 60548
(Winner of the Longman-History Today Book Award in 2009) Meticulously researched and always entertaining, British medical historian Louise Foxcroft here traces the history of "the ... (Read More)
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House of the Fortunate Buddhas
Jo„o Ubaldo Ribeiro. Clifford E. Landers, trans.
Publisher: Dalkey Archive.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781564785893.  Daedalus Item Code: 33985
When he was given a chance to contribute to a series of novels on the seven deadly sins, Jo„o Ubaldo Ribeiro chose lust. In this 1999 novel, a woman living in mid-20th-century provincial Brazil tries ... (Read More)
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I the Supreme
Augusto Roa Bastos. Helen Lane, trans.
Publisher: Dalkey Archive.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781564782472.  Daedalus Item Code: 33987
On his deathbed, Paraguay's "elected" dictator for life, Josť Gaspar Rodriguez de Francia, looks back on his brutal reign, in this 1974 novel by Cervantes Prize winner Augusto Roa Bastos. Without ... (Read More)
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Islamic Law and Civil Code: The Law of Property in Egypt
Richard A. Debs. Frank E. Vogel & Ridwan Al-Sayyid, forward.
Publisher: Columbia Univ. Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780231150446.  Daedalus Item Code: 54810
The past president of Morgan Stanley International and a former Federal Reserve official, Richard Debs here analyzes the classical Islamic law of property based on the Shari'ah, tracing its historic ... (Read More)
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Israeli Painting: From Post-Impressionism to Post-Zionism
Ronald Fuhrer.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780879518226.  Daedalus Item Code: 61757
Emerging from their artistic isolation in the early 20th century, Israeli artists have increasingly diversified in style and approach, and now enjoy a degree of recognition out of all proportion to ... (Read More)
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