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The First Blitz: Bombing London in the First World War
Ian Castle.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781472815293.  Daedalus Item Code: 63256
 
The Blitz of World War II was not the first time German bombs fell on London; 25 years earlier, at the height of World War I, war on the "Home Front" began when zeppelins crossed the English Channel ... (Read More)
 
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The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
T.J. Stiles.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400031740.  Daedalus Item Code: 62272
 
(Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, as well as a New York Times Notable Book of 2009 and named of the Best Books of the Year by The New Yorker, the Boston ... (Read More)
 
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The First World War in Photographs
Richard Holmes.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch/IWM.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780233004198.  Daedalus Item Code: 60012
 
From the mud of Flanders to the beaches of Gallipoli, all of the major battles, theaters of operations, and nationalities of the Great War are commemorated in this chronological survey. These black ... (Read More)
 
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The Fishing Fleet: Husband-Hunting in the Raj
Anne de Courcy.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062290083.  Daedalus Item Code: 59520
 
In the late 19th and early 20th century, many of Britain's young women adventurously set out for India, where—outnumbered four to one by eligible men—this "fishing fleet" could be sure of finding ... (Read More)
 
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Four-Handed Monsters: Four-Hand Piano Playing and Nineteenth-Century Culture
Adrian Daub.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199981779.  Daedalus Item Code: 63898
 
Frequently understood as a socially acceptable way of flirting, a flurry of hands that made touching—often of men and women—not just acceptable but necessary, four-hand piano playing became a central ... (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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From Cape Wrath to Finisterre
Björn Larsson. Tom Geddes, trans.
Publisher: Armchair Traveller.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781904950271.  Daedalus Item Code: 63295
 
On the long sailing trip between Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Brittany, and the Spanish coast of Galicia, novelist Björn Larsson talked to many fishermen, seafarers, and adventurers who were waiting for ... (Read More)
 
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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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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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George Washington Is Cash Money: A No-Bullshit Guide to the United Myths of America
Cory O'Brien. Soren Melville, illus.
Publisher: Perigee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399173486.  Daedalus Item Code: 61558
 
The author of Zeus Grants Stupid Wishes and host of the website BetterMyths.com, Cory O'Brien is back to regale us with his blog-style take on American history and myth—which are the same ... (Read More)
 
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