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Death and the Dolce Vita: The Dark Side of Rome in the 1950s
Stephen Gundle.
Publisher: Canongate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847676542.  Daedalus Item Code: 33722
 
In April 1953, attractive, 21-year-old Wilma Montesi went missing from her family home in Rome; when her body was found washed up on a neglected beach, the incident was attributed to either suicide ... (Read More)
 
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The Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy
David Cannadine.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375703683.  Daedalus Item Code: 49022
 
At the outset of the 1870s, the British aristocracy could rightly consider themselves the most fortunate people on earth, as they held the lion's share of land, wealth, and power in the world's ... (Read More)
 
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The Devil and Mr. Casement: One Man's Battle for Human Rights in South America's Heart of Darkness
Jordan Goodman.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312680589.  Daedalus Item Code: 33229
 
In September 1910, diplomat and activist Roger Casement was sent to the Amazonian jungle by the British government to investigate human rights abuses in the forests along the Putumayo River. Casement ... (Read More)
 
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Dreaming of East: Western Women and the Exotic Allure of the Orient
Barbara Hodgson.
Publisher: Greystone.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781553652045.  Daedalus Item Code: 41209
 
When Lady Mary Wortley Montagu visited the baths in Turkey in 1717, she was so tightly corseted that the women bathing there were convinced that her husband had locked her into some devious machine. ... (Read More)
 
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Earls of Paradise: England & the Dream of Perfection
Adam Nicolson.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780007240524.  Daedalus Item Code: 33596
 
In the Arcadian vision, tomorrow would always be the same as yesterday—a dream that became ever more alluring as the changes of approaching modernity accelerated through 16th- and 17th-century ... (Read More)
 
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The Eitingons (IMPORT): A Twentieth-Century Story
Mary-Kay Wilmers.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780571234721.  Daedalus Item Code: 32671
 
In this stunning family saga that mixes the fur trade, psychoanalysis, and Trotsky, Leonid Eitingon was a KGB assassin who dedicated his life to the Soviet regime. He was in China in the early 1920s, ... (Read More)
 
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Eleanor and Franklin
Joseph P. Lash. Franklin D. Roosevelt Jr., intro. Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., foreword.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393349757.  Daedalus Item Code: 49638
 
(Winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize) In his extraordinary 1971 biography of the major political couple of the 20th century, Eleanor Roosevelt's longtime secretary and ... (Read More)
 
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Elizabeth's Spy Master: Francis Walsingham and the Secret War that Saved England
Robert Hutchinson.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781407244570.  Daedalus Item Code: 38387
 
Francis Walsingham, principal secretary to Elizabeth I, was the first modern "spymaster," using methods that anticipated those of MI5 and MI6 and maintaining a network of spies across Europe, ... (Read More)
 
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The End: The Defiance and Destruction of Hitler's Germany, 1944–1945
Ian Kershaw.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594203145.  Daedalus Item Code: 38246
 
The winner of the Elizabeth Longford Prize for Historical Biography for Making Friends with Hitler, as well as the Wolfson Literary Award and the inaugural British Academy Prize for his ... (Read More)
 
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Engineers of the Soul: In the Footsteps of Stalin's Writers
Frank Westerman.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099461647.  Daedalus Item Code: 40134
 
This is the story of two journeys—one literal, one imaginary—through contemporary Russia and through Soviet-era literature. Writers of renown, described by Stalin as "engineers of the soul," were ... (Read More)
 
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Every Man a Speculator: A History of Wall Street in American Life
Steve Fraser.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780066620497.  Daedalus Item Code: 33791
 
Americans have had a love-hate relationship with the stock market for 200 years; long an object of suspicion, fear, and even revulsion, Wall Street eventually came to be seen as a pathway to immense ... (Read More)
 
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Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954–1965
Juan Williams. Julian Bond, intro.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143124740.  Daedalus Item Code: 38945
 
From the Montgomery bus boycott to the Little Rock Nine and the Selma-Montgomery march, thousands of ordinary people made up the American civil rights movement in its founding decade. Their stories ... (Read More)
 
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