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Frost/Nixon: Behind the Scenes of the Nixon Interviews
David Frost, with Bob Zelnick.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061445866.  Daedalus Item Code: 23948
The basis for the Tony Award–winning West End and Broadway play of the same name, Frost/Nixon is the extraordinary account of how journalist David Frost landed the biggest interview of his ... (Read More)
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The Future History of the Arctic
Charles Emmerson.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781586486365.  Daedalus Item Code: 51778
Long at the margins of global affairs, the Arctic has become emblematic of some of the most pressing challenges that the world faces in the 21st century, suggests Charles Emmerson, citing energy ... (Read More)
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Gandhi Before India
Ramachandra Guha.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385532297.  Daedalus Item Code: 63399
Although we tend to visualize Mohandas Gandhi in his old age—a peaceful sage leading India on its path toward its independence—many of his ideas and tactics were developed much earlier during his ... (Read More)
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Genuine and Fake: Coins, Banknotes, and Electronic Money
Bruno Buratti, Gerardo Severino, & Fiorenzo Catalli.
Publisher: Libreria Dello Stato.   Format: Slipcased, pap.
ISBN: 9788824010429.  Daedalus Item Code: 33642
A practical spotter's guide to counterfeits in Italian coins, banknotes, and electronic money, this large slipcased volume is rather more valuable to most of us as a visual chronicle of some of the ... (Read More)
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George Kennan: A Writing Life
Lee Congdon.
Publisher: ISI Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781933859712.  Daedalus Item Code: 31151
There were two George Kennans, posits history professor Lee Congdon: the first was a diplomat and ambassador to the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia, a tough political realist who gained fame as the ... (Read More)
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The Glorious Art of Peace: From the Iliad to Iraq
John Gittings.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199575763.  Daedalus Item Code: 50942
Human progress and prosperity depend on a peaceful environment, and people generally have always sought to live in peace, yet our perception of the past is too often dominated by a narrative ... (Read More)
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The Great Big Book of Horrible Things: The Definitive Chronicle of History's 100 Worst Atrocities
Matthew White. Steven Pinker, foreword.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393081923.  Daedalus Item Code: 61178
Evangelists of human progress meet their opposite in Matthew White's compulsively readable and utterly original account, an epic examination of history's one hundred most violent man-made events, ... (Read More)
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The Great Silence: Britain from the Shadow of the First World War to the Dawn of the Jazz Age
Juliet Nicolson.
Publisher: Grove.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802119445.  Daedalus Item Code: 32464
In this superb follow-up to her detailed snapshot of pre–World War I England, The Perfect Summer, Juliet Nicolson pieces together colorful personalities, historic moments, and intimate details ... (Read More)
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The Great Stink of Paris and the Nineteenth-Century Struggle against Filth and Germs
David S. Barnes.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780801883491.  Daedalus Item Code: 63237
Late in the summer of 1880, a wave of odors emanated from the sewers of Paris; as the stench lingered, outraged residents feared that the foul air would breed an epidemic. Some 15 years later—when ... (Read More)
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Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt
Edward P. Kohn.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465024292.  Daedalus Item Code: 54283
Theodore Roosevelt is remembered as America's "cowboy" president—a Rough Rider who derived his political wisdom from a youth spent in the untamed American West. But while the great outdoors certainly ... (Read More)
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Hell and Good Company: The Spanish Civil War and the World it Made
Richard Rhodes.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451696219.  Daedalus Item Code: 63356
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Making of the Atomic Bomb here chronicles the Spanish Civil War (1936–39) through the eyes of the reporters, writers, artists, doctors, and nurses who ... (Read More)
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Hitler's Europe Ablaze: Occupation, Resistance, and Rebellion During World War II
Philip Cooke & Ben H. Shepherd, eds.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781629145068.  Daedalus Item Code: 60755
Across Europe during World War II, local populations resisted occupation by German and Italian forces—including such tactics as non-cooperation, disinformation, sabotage, espionage, armed opposition, ... (Read More)
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