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The Embrace of Unreason: France, 1914–1940
Frederick Brown.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307595157.  Daedalus Item Code: 62891
 
Spanning the turbulent decades between the World Wars, this book from the author of For the Soul of France, Zola, and the National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Flaubert ... (Read More)
 
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Emergence of a Free Press
Leonard W. Levy.
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566635608.  Daedalus Item Code: 33688
 
What did "freedom of the press" really mean to the framers of the First Amendment and their contemporaries? Pulitzer Prize–winning constitutional historian Leonard Levy scrupulously examines that ... (Read More)
 
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Empire of Secrets: British Intelligence, the Cold War, and the Twilight of Empire
Calder Walton.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781468307153.  Daedalus Item Code: 61755
 
Against the backdrop of the Cold War and the looming specter of Soviet dominance in Britain's dwindling colonial possessions, the imperial intelligence service MI5 played a crucial but virtually ... (Read More)
 
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Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Gary Krist.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780770437060.  Daedalus Item Code: 63717
 
(Selected as one of the Top 10 Books of 2014 by the Washington Post, Seattle Times, and Library Journal) In his follow-up to City of Scoundrels and The White ... (Read More)
 
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Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune
Bill Dedman & Paul Clark Newell Jr.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345534521.  Daedalus Item Code: 63718
 
When Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Bill Dedman noticed in 2009 a grand home for sale—a mansion that had been unoccupied for nearly 60 years—he had stumbled onto a compelling mystery. The house ... (Read More)
 
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England, Arise: The People, The King & The Great Revolt of 1381
Juliet Barker.
Publisher: Abacus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780349123820.  Daedalus Item Code: 61261
 
In the summer of 1381, England erupted in a violent popular uprising as unexpected as it was unprecedented. Even at this critical moment, contemporaries dismissed vast swaths of people as "the ... (Read More)
 
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The English Lakes: A History
Ian Thompson.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408809587.  Daedalus Item Code: 52394
 
With its towering peaks and wide-open spaces, Great Britain's Lake District is one of the nation's favorite getaways, but this was not always the case, as the author of The Sun King's Garden ... (Read More)
 
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The Eternal Nazi: From Mauthausen to Cairo, the Relentless Pursuit of SS Doctor Aribert Heim
Nicholas Kulish & Souad Mekhennet.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385532433.  Daedalus Item Code: 60487
 
Despite having worked at the Mauthausen concentration camp for only a few months in 1941, Aribert Heim killed hundreds of prisoners in grotesque medical experiments, earning him the nickname "Dr. ... (Read More)
 
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Excavating Voices: Listening to Photographs of Native Americans
Michael Katakis, ed.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780924171574.  Daedalus Item Code: 61992
 
Within the extensive photographic collection of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology are ethnographic photos of Native Americans, made by such photographers as Edward ... (Read More)
 
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The Explorer's Eye: First-Hand Accounts of Adventure & Exploration
Fergus Fleming & Annabel Merullo, eds. Michael Palin, intro.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585677665.  Daedalus Item Code: 41268
 
In the 18th century, exploration entered a new phase; the greatest explorers were motivated more by scientific inquiry than by commercial interest, and they set out to make a full record of ... (Read More)
 
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Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air
Richard Holmes.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307379665.  Daedalus Item Code: 62892
 
(One of Time Magazine's Top Ten Nonfiction Books of 2013) "The dream of flight is to see the world differently," posits the National Book Critics Circle Award–winning author of The ... (Read More)
 
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Family Album: Edwardian Life in the Lake Counties
John Satchell. Margaret Shaw, photog.
Publisher: Sutton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750910491.  Daedalus Item Code: 42645
 
This is a remarkable collection of some 200 photographs taken between 1900 and 1908 in Kendal and the Lake District in northwest England. The photographer, Margaret Shaw, was the daughter of an ... (Read More)
 
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