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Consider the Fork: A History of How We Cook and Eat
Bee Wilson.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465056972.  Daedalus Item Code: 51353
 
Since prehistory, our culinary tools have shaped what we eat, says Bee Wilson, but they have also transformed how we consume, and how we think about, our food. Wilson, BBC Radio's Food Writer of the ... (Read More)
 
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Constantine: Unconquered Emperor, Christian Victor
Paul Stephenson.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780857381668.  Daedalus Item Code: 42351
 
In 312 AD, Constantine—one of four Roman emperors ruling a divided empire—marched on Rome to establish his sole control of its western half. Having had a vision of a glowing cross in the sky, ... (Read More)
 
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Constellation of Genius: 1922: Modernism and All that Jazz
Kevin Jackson.
Publisher: Windmill Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780099559023.  Daedalus Item Code: 51081
 
1922 was the spectacular year that F. Scott Fitzgerald chose as a backdrop for The Great Gatsby. It was also the year in which James Joyce's Ulysses and T.S. Eliot's The Waste ... (Read More)
 
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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 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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Criminal Ancestors: A Guide to Historical Criminal Records in England and Wales
David T. Hawkings.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750950572.  Daedalus Item Code: 52501
 
The author of Pauper Ancestors and Railway Ancestors here offers practical, in-depth guidelines for researching criminal ancestors in the British family tree, many of whom were ... (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 Borders of Time: A True Story of War, Exile, and Love Reclaimed
Leslie Maitland.
Publisher: Other Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590514962.  Daedalus Item Code: 51354
 
On a pier in Marseille in 1942, with desperate refugees pressing to board one of the last ships to escape France before the Nazis closed its ports, an 18-year-old German Jewish girl named Janine was ... (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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