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Fashion Beyond Versailles: Consumption and Design in Seventeenth-Century France
Donna J. Bohanan.
Publisher: Louisiana State.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780807145210.  Daedalus Item Code: 44470
 
Epicenters of style and innovation, Paris and Versailles dominate studies of consumerism in 17th-century France, while little scholarship exists on the material culture, fashion, and consumption ... (Read More)
 
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Fidel & Gabo: A Portrait of the Legendary Friendship Between Fidel Castro and Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Angel Esteban & Stephanie Panichelli.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605982588.  Daedalus Item Code: 22145
 
Few contemporary writers are more revered by Americans than the late Gabriel García Márquez, the Nobel Prize–winning Colombian author of Love in the Time of Cholera and One Hundred Years of ... (Read More)
 
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Fighting for Life
S. Josephine Baker. Helen Epstein, intro.
Publisher: New York Review Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590177068.  Daedalus Item Code: 52223
 
In the 1890s, New York's Lower East Side was the most densely populated square mile on Earth, and one third of its children died of such scourges as typhus and smallpox before their fifth birthday. ... (Read More)
 
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Founding Myths: Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past: Revised Tenth-Anniversary Edition
Ray Raphael.
Publisher: New Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781595589491.  Daedalus Item Code: 49576
 
In 2004, following A People's History of the American Revolution and The First American Revolution, Ray Raphael's Founding Myths continued his argument that the true history of ... (Read More)
 
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Franklin and Lucy: Mrs. Rutherfurd and the Other Remarkable Women in Roosevelt's Life
Joseph E. Persico.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812974966.  Daedalus Item Code: 42906
 
While Franklin Delano Roosevelt's official circle was predominantly male, it was his relationships with women—particularly with Lucy Mercer Rutherfurd—that most vividly bring to light the human being ... (Read More)
 
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Freeing Charles: The Struggle to Free a Slave on the Eve of the Civil War
Scott Christianson.
Publisher: Illinois.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780252076886.  Daedalus Item Code: 50095
 
Recounting the life and dramatic rescue of fugitive slave Charles Nalle, Scott Christianson follows him from his ownership by the Hansborough family in Culpeper, Virginia, through his escape via the ... (Read More)
 
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CGT: The French Line: A History in Postcards
Alan Crisp.
Publisher: Tabella.   Format: hardcover.
Daedalus Item Code: 50302
 
In 1855, brothers Émile and Isaac Péreire created the shipping company which later became the Compagnie Générale Transatlantique (CGT)—also known as the French Line. In addition to recounting the ... (Read More)
 
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From Bloody Shirt to Full Dinner Pail: The Transformation of Politics and Governance in the Gilded Age
Charles W. Calhoun.
Publisher: Hill & Wang.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780809047949.  Daedalus Item Code: 30660
 
In the wake of civil war, American politics were racially charged and intensely sectionalist, with politicians waving the proverbial bloody shirt and encouraging their constituents, as Republicans ... (Read More)
 
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From Lucy to Language: Revised, Updated, and Expanded
Donald Johanson & Blake Edgar. David Brill, photos.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743280648.  Daedalus Item Code: 50640
 
In 1974 paleoanthropologist Donald Johanson discovered "Lucy"—at more than three million years old the earliest skeleton of any erect-walking human yet known—in a remote region of Ethiopia, prompting ... (Read More)
 
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Gallipoli
Alan Moorehead.
Publisher: Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060937089.  Daedalus Item Code: 49353
 
When Turkey unexpectedly sided with Germany in World War I, Winston Churchill, then Britain's First Lord of the Admiralty, conceived a plan to smash through the Dardanelles and reopen the Straits to ... (Read More)
 
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Games for the Gods: The Greek Athlete and the Olympic Spirit
John J. Herrmann Jr & Christine Kondoleon. Bill Littlefield, foreword.
Publisher: MFA, Boston.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780878466818.  Daedalus Item Code: 43317
 
The athletes' excitement in the heat of competition and the public's adoration of champions—the modern-day Olympics are much the same as they were in ancient Greece. This exhibition catalog—which ... (Read More)
 
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Global Crisis: War, Climate Change & Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century
Geoffrey Parker.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300153231.  Daedalus Item Code: 51986
 
(The London Sunday Times History Book of the Year in 2013) Extending from England to Japan, and from the Russian Empire to the Americas, the calamities of the mid-17th century—which ... (Read More)
 
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