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Gandhi Before India
Ramachandra Guha.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846142666.  Daedalus Item Code: 52938
 
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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Gingerbread for Liberty!: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution
Mara Rockliff. Vincent X. Kirsch, illus.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544130012.  Daedalus Item Code: 60326
 
When the American Revolution breaks out, German-born baker Christopher Ludwick of Philadelphia is ready to help defend his adopted homeland, but everyone says he's "too old and too fat." But in this ... (Read More)
 
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The Glorious Art of Peace: From the Iliad to Iraq
John Gittings.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199575763.  Daedalus Item Code: 50942
 
Human progress and prosperity depend on a peaceful environment, and people generally have always sought to live in peace, yet our perception of the past is too often dominated by a narrative ... (Read More)
 
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Go Down Together: The True Untold Story of Bonnie & Clyde
Jeff Guinn.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781471134029.  Daedalus Item Code: 51172
 
Revealing recently discovered and surprising material, Jeff Guinn separates bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow from their legend to portray them as two kids from a filthy Dallas slum who ... (Read More)
 
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A Good Place to Hide: How One French Community Saved Thousands of Lives During World War II
Peter Grose.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781681771243.  Daedalus Item Code: 69141
 
Nobody asked questions, nobody demanded money. In Le Chambon-sur-Lignon, an isolated community in the upper reaches of the Loire Valley, villagers conspired, lied, covered up, procrastinated, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Divide: Nature and Human Nature in the Old World and the New
Peter Watson.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061672460.  Daedalus Item Code: 60806
 
Exploring the development of humankind between the Old World and the New—from 15,000 BC to 1500 AD, when the two came together—the author of The Medici Conspiracy and The Modern Mind ... (Read More)
 
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The Great American Hall of Wonders: Art, Science, and Invention in the Nineteenth Century
Claire Perry.
Publisher: Smithsonian/Giles.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780979067891.  Daedalus Item Code: 42518
 
Vividly illustrated with rarely seen prints, survey photographs, zoological and botanical illustrations, patent models, and engineering diagrams, this is a survey of the vision that energized ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Manchurian Plague of 1910–1911: The Geopolitics of an Epidemic Disease
William C. Summers.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300183191.  Daedalus Item Code: 52762
 
When plague broke out in Manchuria in 1910 as a result of transmission from marmots to humans, it struck a region struggling with the introduction of Western medicine, as well as with the political ... (Read More)
 
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The Guest List: How Manhattan Defined American Sophistication—from the Algonquin Round Table to Truman Capote's Ball
Ethan Mordden.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312540241.  Daedalus Item Code: 61240
 
From the 1920s to the early 1960s, Manhattan was America's beacon of sophistication, from the theaters of Broadway to the lobby of the Algonquin Hotel and tables at the Stork Club. Alexander ... (Read More)
 
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Harvest of the Cold Months: The Social History of Ice and Ices
Elizabeth David. Jill Norman, ed.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670859757.  Daedalus Item Code: 54877
 
The author of cookery classics like French Provincial Cooking, Elizabeth David found the literature of gastronomy to be as absorbing as the practical side, and produced such in-depth studies ... (Read More)
 
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He Was My Chief: The Memoirs of Adolf Hitler's Secretary
Christa Schroeder. Roger Moorhouse & Anton Joachimsthaler, intro. Geoffrey Brooks, trans.
Publisher: Frontline.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848326316.  Daedalus Item Code: 61478
 
Having served as Adolph Hitler's secretary from 1933 to 1945, Christa Schroeder was part of the führer's inner circle, giving her unique access to the enigmatic dictator and his associates. Published ... (Read More)
 
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Heracles to Alexander the Great: Treasures from the Royal Capital of Macedon, a Hellenic Kingdom in the Age of Democracy
Angeliki Kottaridi, Robin Lane Fox, Miltiades Hatzopoulos, Yannis Galanakis, Elena Kountouri & Ioannes Graekos.
Publisher: Ashmolean Museum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781854442543.  Daedalus Item Code: 60377
 
The modern-day Greek town of Vergina was the seat of the ancient Macedonian kingdom of Philip II and Alexander the Great, who purportedly traced their lineage back to Heracles. In the past six ... (Read More)
 
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