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On the Subjection of Women
John Stuart Mill. Fay Weldon, foreword.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843916031.  Daedalus Item Code: 50394
Convinced that the subordination of women is an irrational and outmoded social custom with no grounds for continuation, philosopher and economist John Stuart Mill (1806–73) frequently made the case ... (Read More)
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Out of Order: Stories from the History of the Supreme Court
Sandra Day O'Connor.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812993929.  Daedalus Item Code: 53245
The first woman ever to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court, Sandra Day O'Connor here gives us a fascinating look at the history and evolution of the court, along with portraits of its most important ... (Read More)
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The Partnership: Five Cold Warriors and Their Quest to Ban the Bomb
Philip Taubman.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061744006.  Daedalus Item Code: 33194
Offering a clear analysis of the present danger of nuclear terrorism and how it can be prevented, Philip Taubman—a former New York Times bureau chief for both Washington and Moscow—sheds light ... (Read More)
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The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable: A True Tale of Passion, Poison & Pursuit
Carol Baxter.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780742434.  Daedalus Item Code: 43737
A sincere Quaker if a sinning one, John Tawell had been convicted of forgery and transported to Sydney; he returned to England a wealthy man, having become Australia's first pharmacist, though he ... (Read More)
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The Physics of Wall Street: A Brief History of Predicting the Unpredictable
James Owen Weatherall.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544112438.  Daedalus Item Code: 51437
During the economic meltdown of 2008, many of the mathematicians and software engineers on Wall Street were baffled when their abstract concepts failed in practice. Taking us from fin-de-siècle Paris ... (Read More)
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Politics: Antiquity and Its Legacy
Kostas Vlassopoulos.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195380897.  Daedalus Item Code: 13728
Ancient Greece is famous as the civilization that "gave" the world democracy. Democracy has in modern times become the rallying cry of liberation from supposed totalitarianism and dictatorship. It is ... (Read More)
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Pop Sixties: Magnum Photos
Anthony Decurtis, intro.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780810995260.  Daedalus Item Code: 43067
Culled from the archives of Magnum Photos, this panoramic view of the 1960s encompasses the era's larger-than-life stars (Marilyn Monroe, Muhammed Ali, the Beatles); the influential (Bob Dylan, Andy ... (Read More)
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Practice to Decieve
Ann Rule.
Publisher: Gallery.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416544623.  Daedalus Item Code: 53845
On Christmas Day 2003, Russel Douglas was found shot between the eyes in his car on the idyllic Whidbey Island in Puget Sound. The police doubt that they will find the perpetrator, but a vital clue ... (Read More)
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The Price of Civilization: Reawakening American Virtue and Prosperity
Jeffrey D. Sachs.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812980462.  Daedalus Item Code: 42324
(Named One of the Best Books of the Year by the London Guardian and Publishers Weekly) Jeffrey Sachs's 2011 follow-up to The End of Poverty and Common Wealth is an ... (Read More)
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The Prosperous Heart: Creating a Life of "Enough"
Julia Cameron, with Emma Lively.
Publisher: Tarcher.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585428977.  Daedalus Item Code: 53254
(Winner of the 2013 Nautilus Gold Book Award for Best Inner Prosperity/Right Livelihood Book) The author of The Artist's Way and other books on the creative process, Julia Cameron has ... (Read More)
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The Ralph Steadman Book of Dogs
Ralph Steadman.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848876750.  Daedalus Item Code: 32858
The creator of the distinctive labels for Flying Dog Brewery (as well as the favorite illustrator of Hunter S. Thompson), Ralph Steadman is both a longtime dog lover and a longtime dog drawer, ... (Read More)
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The Road to Character
David Brooks.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812993257.  Daedalus Item Code: 59527
"I wrote this book not sure I could follow the road to character, but I wanted at least to know what the road looks like and how other people have trodden it," notes David Brooks. Also the author of ... (Read More)
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