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Jewish First Names
David C. Gross.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781807272.  Daedalus Item Code: 62607
 
This handsome, gift-worthy little handbook lists more than 1300 Jewish first names for boys and girls, taken from Hebrew, Yiddish, Aramaic, and various European languages. It provides the origin and ... (Read More)
 
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Keywords for Modern India
Craig Jeffrey & John Harriss.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199665648.  Daedalus Item Code: 60922
 
What have such English terms as "civil society," "democracy," "development," or "nationalism" come to mean in an independent India, and how have their meanings and uses changed over time? Why are ... (Read More)
 
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Kings & Queens: Heritage Series
Vicky Wood.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590752.  Daedalus Item Code: 51836
 
Covering ten centuries of civil wars, executions, abdications, and royal weddings, this little book profiles every reigning English king or queen since Alfred the Great. Here too are events from the ... (Read More)
 
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Lao-English/English-Lao Dictionary and Phrasebook: Romanized
James Higbie.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781808583.  Daedalus Item Code: 62608
 
Designed for travelers or people living in Laos and Northeastern Thailand, this dictionary and phrasebook features the phrases and vocabulary of modern Lao, or Isan, a language with more than 15 ... (Read More)
 
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Learning Chinese: A Foundation Course in Mandarin: Intermediate Level
Julian K. Wheatley.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300141184.  Daedalus Item Code: 62778
 
This second, intermediate volume of Learning Chinese provides stimulating material designed to improve conversational ability and literary skills in Mandarin. Conversational lessons are ... (Read More)
 
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The Lexicographer's Dilemma: The Evolution of "Proper" English, from Shakespeare to South Park
Jack Lynch.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717009.  Daedalus Item Code: 31909
 
In its long history, the English language has had many lawmakersóthose who have tried to regulate, politicize, or otherwise organize the way we speak. English professor and Samuel Johnson scholar ... (Read More)
 
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Life Skills: How to Do Almost Anything
Editors of the Chicago Tribune.
Publisher: Midway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781572841499.  Daedalus Item Code: 64278
 
How do you gracefully pick up the dinner check? What's the best way to fix a clogged drain? And how should you really wash wine glasses? With step-by-step instructions and illustrations, this book ... (Read More)
 
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
Marie Kondo.
Publisher: Ten Speed.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781607747307.  Daedalus Item Code: 69562
 
(One of Daedalus's 25 Books to Read by Labor Day) Despite constant efforts to de-clutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts? Do clothes pile up like a tangled mess of ... (Read More)
 
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Loaded Words
Marjorie Garber.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823242054.  Daedalus Item Code: 64067
 
Suggesting that words are intoxicating, highly charged, and even dangerous, Marjorie Garber invites us on this exploration of language. Ranging freely through such subjects as Mad magazine to ... (Read More)
 
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The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps
Michael Blanding.
Publisher: Gotham Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781592408177.  Daedalus Item Code: 63726
 
(Winner of the 2015 New England Society Book Award for History and Biography) Affable and deeply knowledgeable, E. Forbes Smiley III was well-liked and well-trusted in the reading rooms and ... (Read More)
 
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Mastering Russian
Erika Haber.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780781802703.  Daedalus Item Code: 62610
 
Originally intended as a companion to an audio recording, this book provides lessons and practice for those who have some foundation in reading and speaking Russian. It provides extensive vocabulary ... (Read More)
 
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Mental Floss Presents Be Amazing: Glow in the Dark, Control the Weather, Perform Your Own Surgery, Get Out of Jury Duty, Identify a Witch, Colonize a Nation, Impress a Girl, Make a Zombie, Start Your Own Religion
Maggie Koerth-Baker, with Will Pearson & Mangesh Hattiekudur.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061251481.  Daedalus Item Code: 63514
 
Go aheadóbe amazing. Who says you can't? Certainly not Will Pearson and Mangesh Hattikudur, who met as freshmen at Duke University and parlayed their cafeteria conversations into the first issue of ... (Read More)
 
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