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Old Peking Revisited
Nigel Cameron.
Publisher: FormAsia.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789627283690.  Daedalus Item Code: 43748
 
This book offers a portrait in words and black and white images of the Chinese capital of a century ago, when the overthrow of the last emperor and the institution of the Republic had not yet ... (Read More)
 
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Orani: My Father's Village
Claire A. Nivola.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374356576.  Daedalus Item Code: 44287
 
(Named one of the best nonfiction books of 2011 by both School Library Journal and Horn Book) Here the author of The Forest and Planting the Trees of Kenya gives ... (Read More)
 
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Outlaws!: Adventures of Pirates, Scoundrels, and Other Rebels
Laurent Marechaux. Louise Lalaurie Rogers, trans.
Publisher: Flammarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9782080301079.  Daedalus Item Code: 41354
 
The French seem to have a certain weakness for the outlaw—the man or woman of action who, ill-suited to the strictures and reprobation of society, chooses to live by his own rules. Indeed, the author ... (Read More)
 
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P is for Pakistan
Shazia Razzak. Prodeepta Das, photos.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781845074838.  Daedalus Item Code: 34370
 
From Jasmine to Rickshaw, and from Urdu to Water Buffalos, this alphabetic guide for kids up to 8 introduces Pakistan, a place where traditional values flourish alongside the practices of modern ... (Read More)
 
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P is for Pakistan
Shazia Razzak. Prodeepta Das, photos.
Publisher: Frances Lincoln.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781847800893.  Daedalus Item Code: 34371
 
From Jasmine to Rickshaw, and from Urdu to Water Buffalos, this alphabetic guide for kids up to 8 introduces Pakistan, a place where traditional values flourish alongside the practices of modern ... (Read More)
 
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Pacific Jewelry and Adornment
Roger Neich & Fuli Pereira. Kryzysztof Pfeiffer, photos.
Publisher: Hawaii.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780824828820.  Daedalus Item Code: 50748
 
This book showcases more than 250 of the finest examples of traditional jewelry from Micronesia, Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Fiji, Samoa, Tonga, Hawaii, Niue, the Marquesas, the Cook Islands, and New ... (Read More)
 
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Peking: Heart of the Celestial Empire, 1404–1949
Stella Dong.
Publisher: FormAsia.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9789627283942.  Daedalus Item Code: 43749
 
Illustrated throughout with captioned color reproductions of art and archival photos, this book chronicles the magnificent northern capital of China, founded in the early 15th century on the ruins of ... (Read More)
 
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The Poppy: A Cultural History from Ancient Egypt to Flanders Fields to Afghanistan
Nicholas J. Saunders.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781851687053.  Daedalus Item Code: 43738
 
Since the trench warfare of World War I, the poppy—sprouting across the killing fields of France and Belgium, and immortalized in John McCrae's "In Flanders Fields"—has become an international symbol ... (Read More)
 
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Qaraqalpaqs of the Aral Delta
David & Sue Richardson.
Publisher: Prestel.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9783791347387.  Daedalus Item Code: 50089
 
A Turkic minority inhabiting the huge southern delta of Uzbekistan's rapidly shrinking Aral Sea, the nomadic Qaraqalpaq have watched their lands turn into desert. This book introduces the Qaraqalpaqs ... (Read More)
 
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Reign of Terror: The Budapest Memoirs of Valdemar Langlet 1944–1945
Valdemar Langlet. Monika Langlet & Pieter Langlet, foreword. Sune Persson, intro.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781620878095.  Daedalus Item Code: 34076
 
During World War II, Swedish linguist and publisher Valdemar Langlet forged "letters of protection" for Jews and others at risk, saving thousands from Nazi persecution. In this memoir, Langlet ... (Read More)
 
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Roads to Berlin: Detours & Riddles in the Lands & History of Germany
Cees Nooteboom. Laura Watkinson, trans. Simone Sassen, photos.
Publisher: Maclehose Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780857050267.  Daedalus Item Code: 43171
 
In 1989, the Dutch-born author of Nomad Hotel and The Foxes Come at Night was living in Berlin, giving him a front row seat for the climax of the Cold War. These essays reflect Cees ... (Read More)
 
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The Rooster Prince of Breslov
Ann Redisch Stampler. Eugene Yelchin, illus.
Publisher: Clarion.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618989744.  Daedalus Item Code: 33438
 
When a spoiled prince tears off his clothes and starts acting like a rooster, his royal parents call in doctors and magicians to help him, in this traditional Yiddish folktale for readers 4 to 8. ... (Read More)
 
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