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The First Well: A Bethlehem Boyhood
Jabra Ibrahim Jabra. Mohammad Shaheen, foreword. Issa J. Boullata, trans.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843913719.  Daedalus Item Code: 53699
 
As a child in British Mandate Palestine, poet and translator Jabra Ibrahim Jabra (1920–94) enjoyed proximity to a rich confluence of cultures in Bethlehem and Jerusalem. In this 1987 memoir, Jabra ... (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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Food for the Flames: Idols and Missionaries in Central Polynesia
David Shaw King. David Attenborough, foreword.
Publisher: Beak Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781907372162.  Daedalus Item Code: 60035
 
In 1797—barely 25 years after Captain Cook's Pacific voyages—the London Missionary Society sent its first representatives to the South Seas. Although their express goal was to spread the Gospel and ... (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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Francis Bacon and Nazi Propaganda
Martin Hammer.
Publisher: Tate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849760737.  Daedalus Item Code: 62974
 
Often depicting sinister or agonized figures in enclosed spaces, the paintings of Francis Bacon (1909–92) have been viewed as highly personal expressions of this towering figure in British art, but ... (Read More)
 
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Freedom Struggle: The Anti-Slavery Movement in America 1830–1865
Ann Rossi.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780792280613.  Daedalus Item Code: 51443
 
Chronicling the abolition movement in Civil War–era America, this illustrated history for readers 8 to 11 describes the injustices and cruelties of life as a slave and profiles leaders of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Freemasons: The Illustrated Book of an Ancient Brotherhood
Michael Johnstone.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782121947.  Daedalus Item Code: 64237
 
Illustrated with color photos and reproductions of art throughout, this history of the Freemasons explores a fraternity that has been alternately praised for its contributions to society and vilified ... (Read More)
 
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Officers and Soldiers of the French Army: Volume I: 1914 (August–December)
André Jouineau.
Publisher: Histoire & Collections.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9782352501046.  Daedalus Item Code: 62144
 
In its first major conflict of the 20th century, the French army wore uniforms that still retained a certain Napoleonic elegance, including the beloved red trousers that unfortunately made the ... (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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From Cape Wrath to Finisterre: Sailing the Celtic Fringe
Björn Larsson. Tom Geddes, trans.
Publisher: Armchair Traveller.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781907973185.  Daedalus Item Code: 63296
 
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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From Pole to Pole: Roald Amundsen’s Journey in Flight
Garth James Cameron.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781629146997.  Daedalus Item Code: 60754
 
For his 1911 attainment of the South Pole, Roald Amundsen used dog sleds, but 15 years later, the forward-thinking Norwegian used an airship to become the first to reach the North Pole. Garth James ... (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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