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Controversy and Hope: The Civil Rights Photographs of James Karales
Julian Cox et al. Andrew Young, foreword.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611171587.  Daedalus Item Code: 51029
 
With 93 reproductions of his photographs and an additional 28 illustrations, this book commemorates the civil rights legacy of James Karales (1930–2002), a professional photojournalist who documented ... (Read More)
 
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A Corkscrew Is Most Useful: The Travellers of Empire
Nicholas Murray.
Publisher: Abacus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780349119267.  Daedalus Item Code: 50908
 
The 19th century saw an enormous surge in travel—particularly from Britain to the Continent—spurred by the exploits of adventurers and explorers and furthered by such handy guides as Bradshaw's ... (Read More)
 
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A Corner of a Foreign Field: The Illustrated Poetry of the First World War
Fiona Waters, ed.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909242487.  Daedalus Item Code: 44270
 
For some the only possible reaction of the rational mind to the insanity of war is to distill their feeling in poetry. The slaughter of a generation of young men in World War I produced some of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Craft of Intelligence: America's Legendary Spy Master on the Fundamentals of Intelligence Gathering for a Free World
Allen W. Dulles.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781592282975.  Daedalus Item Code: 39062
 
Originally published in 1963 and later revised by the author, Allen Dulles's classic analysis of spycraft is based on his incomparable experience as a diplomat, international lawyer, high-ranking ... (Read More)
 
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The Crimes of Paris: A True Story of Murder, Theft, and Detection
Dorothy & Thomas Hoobler.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803234321.  Daedalus Item Code: 43185
 
Paris at the turn of the 20th century was populated with painters, scientists, revolutionaries, and poets at the vanguard of political, scientific, and cultural progress. It was also a violent, ... (Read More)
 
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The Criminal Conversation of Mrs Norton
Diane Atkinson.
Publisher: Arrow.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099556480.  Daedalus Item Code: 51082
 
Married at 19 to bullying Tory lawyer George Norton, Caroline Sheridan had become a respected poet and a celebrated society beauty when she separated from her husband. He then accused her of ... (Read More)
 
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Criminal London: A Sightseer's Guide to the Capital of Crime
Kris & Nina Hollington.
Publisher: Aurum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845137786.  Daedalus Item Code: 50660
 
From Sherlock Holmes's Baker Street and Jack the Ripper's Whitechapel to the East End of the Krays and white-collar crooks of the City, London has played silent witness to countless crimes both real ... (Read More)
 
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Crossing the Rhine: Breaking Into Nazi Germany, 1944 and 1945—The Greatest Airborne Battles in History
Lloyd Clark.
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871139894.  Daedalus Item Code: 13868
 
In September 1944, with the Allies eager to finish the job begun with the Normandy landings, 35,000 U.S. and British troops parachuted into Nazi territory in the Netherlands. The controversial ... (Read More)
 
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Cry Havoc: The Arms Race and the Second World War 1931–1941
Joe Maiolo.
Publisher: John Murray.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780719565205.  Daedalus Item Code: 41826
 
Was a series of arms races in the 1930s the primary cause of World War II? The author of The Royal Navy and Nazi Germany, 1933–1939 and winner of the Julian Corbett Award in Modern Naval ... (Read More)
 
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Curing Hiccups with Small Fires: A Delightful Miscellany of Great British Eccentrics
Karl Shaw.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330512923.  Daedalus Item Code: 41417
 
An 18th-century French scholar once attributed the British tendency toward eccentricity to a "mixture of fogs, beef, and beer ... aggravated by the tedium of the English Sunday." Whatever the reason, ... (Read More)
 
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Custer
Larry McMurtry.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451626209.  Daedalus Item Code: 50985
 
In this lavishly illustrated volume, the Pulitzer Prize–winning chronicler of the American West profiles one of its most iconic figures. When General George Armstrong Custer and his 7th Cavalry ... (Read More)
 
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Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression
Morris Dickstein.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393072259.  Daedalus Item Code: 41468
 
(2009 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist) In this wide-ranging series of essays, theater and English professor Morris Dickstein looks at the literature, arts, and popular culture of ... (Read More)
 
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