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Gilded Youth: Three Lives in France's Belle Époque
Kate Cambor.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374532246.  Daedalus Item Code: 21693
They were the celebrity heirs and heiresses of belle époque France, the children and grandchildren of such famous 19th-century men of letters and science as writer Alphonse Daudet, neurologist ... (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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God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World
Cullen Murphy.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547844589.  Daedalus Item Code: 62516
Instituted by the Catholic Church in 1231, the Inquisition conducted its last execution in 1826; the victim was a Spanish schoolmaster convicted of heresy. But as Cullen Murphy shows in this ... (Read More)
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The Great and Holy War: How World War I Became a Religious Crusade
Philip Jenkins.
Publisher: HarperOne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062105097.  Daedalus Item Code: 54073
Fought by the world's leading Christian nations in an era of emerging mass media, World War I was accompanied by a steady stream of patriotic and militaristic rhetoric, using language that spoke of ... (Read More)
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The Great Oil Conspiracy: How the US Government Hid the Nazi Discovery of Abiotic Oil from the American People
Jerome R. Corsi.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781629143750.  Daedalus Item Code: 61901
At the end of World War II, U.S. intelligence agents confiscated thousands of Nazi documents on what was known as the Fischer-Tropsch Process, developed by German chemists to create synthetic fuel ... (Read More)
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The Great Stink of Paris and the Nineteenth-Century Struggle against Filth and Germs
David S. Barnes.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780801883491.  Daedalus Item Code: 63237
Late in the summer of 1880, a wave of odors emanated from the sewers of Paris; as the stench lingered, outraged residents feared that the foul air would breed an epidemic. Some 15 years later—when ... (Read More)
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Great War Britain: The First World War at Home
Lucinda Gosling.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752491882.  Daedalus Item Code: 54405
The declaration of war in August 1914 was to change British society irrevocably as the conflict came to dominate almost every aspect of civilian life over the next four years. Targeted at a ... (Read More)
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The Great War Unseen Archives: Rare and Unseen Photographs and Facsimile Reports—The Complete Story of the First World War
Robert Hamilton.
Publisher: Atlantic Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909242333.  Daedalus Item Code: 61505
Illustrated with color battle maps, archival photos from London's Daily Mail, and reproductions of maps and articles published in the day, this visual chronicle of World War I depicts ... (Read More)
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Heir to the Empire City: New York and the Making of Theodore Roosevelt
Edward P. Kohn.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465024292.  Daedalus Item Code: 54283
Theodore Roosevelt is remembered as America's "cowboy" president—a Rough Rider who derived his political wisdom from a youth spent in the untamed American West. But while the great outdoors certainly ... (Read More)
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Henry Clay: America's Greatest Statesman
Harlow Giles Unger.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306823916.  Daedalus Item Code: 62318
The only freshman congressman ever elected Speaker of the House, Henry Clay served in public office from 1806 to 1852, bringing with him an arsenal of rhetorical weapons to subdue feuding members of ... (Read More)
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Henry VIII: The Charismatic King Who Reforged a Nation
Kathy Elgin.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782122159.  Daedalus Item Code: 60290
A man of deep contradictions, Henry VIII struggled to maintain royal pomp, even as he ruthlessly eliminated everyone whom he believed stood against him. Featuring 175 black and white illustrations, ... (Read More)
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The Heretics: Adventures with the Enemies of Science
Will Storr.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330535861.  Daedalus Item Code: 61290
Why do obviously intelligent people believe things in spite of the evidence against them? Journalist Will Storr has traveled across the world to meet an extraordinary cast of modern heretics in order ... (Read More)
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