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The Penny Post: 1680–1918
Frank Staff.
Publisher: Lutterworth.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780718828783.  Daedalus Item Code: 52458
 
An authoritative account of the growth of Britain's Penny Post, originally published in 1964, this book is illustrated throughout with black and white images of cards, stamps, documents, and ... (Read More)
 
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Perilous Question: Reform or Revolution? Britain on the Brink, 1832
Antonia Fraser.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781610393317.  Daedalus Item Code: 54293
 
Evoked in the novels of Trollope and Thackeray, and described by cub reporter Charles Dickens, the reign of William IV in Britain is often thought to be little more than the "pre-Victorian" era. Yet ... (Read More)
 
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The Phantom of Fifth Avenue: The Mysterious Life and Scandalous Death of Heiress Huguette Clark
Meryl Gordon.
Publisher: Grand Central.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781455512638.  Daedalus Item Code: 64812
 
Born in 1906, Huguette Clark grew up in her family's Beaux Arts mansion in New York City and became one of the leading celebrities of her day. Her father, copper magnate William Andrews Clark, was ... (Read More)
 
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Pleasure Bound: Victorian Sex Rebels and the New Eroticism
Deborah Lutz.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068320.  Daedalus Item Code: 23891
 
In her smart, provocative account of the erotic undercurrent beneath the surface of Victorian London, Deborah Lutz reveals a daring group of artists and thinkers who defied propriety to explore their ... (Read More)
 
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Poilu: The World War I Notebooks of Corporal Louis Barthas, Barrelmaker 1914–1918
Louis Barthas. Edward M. Strauss, trans. Robert Cowley, foreword.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300191592.  Daedalus Item Code: 72194
 
Along with millions of other Frenchmen, Louis Barthas, a 35-year-old cooper from a small wine-growing town, was conscripted to fight the Germans in the opening days of World War I, and spent the next ... (Read More)
 
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Poor Robin's Prophecies: A Curious Almanac, and the Everyday Mathematics of Georgian Britain
Benjamin Wardhaugh.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199605422.  Daedalus Item Code: 50952
 
Author, astrologer, journalist, satirist, and "well-willer to the mathematics," Poor Robin of Saffron Walden was an invented figure of British popular culture from the Restoration to the end of the ... (Read More)
 
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Powering the Dream: The History and Promise of Green Technology
Alexis Madrigal.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306820991.  Daedalus Item Code: 60504
 
Our relationship with green technology is hardly a recent development; Americans have been imagining and inventing cheap and renewable energy solutions for more than a century. Here Atlantic ... (Read More)
 
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The Red and the White: A Family Saga of the American West
Andrew R. Graybill.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871404459.  Daedalus Item Code: 71749
 
Beginning in 1844 with the marriage of Montana fur trader Malcolm Clarke and his Piegan Blackfeet bride Coth-co-co-na, western historian Andrew Graybill traces the family from the mid-19th century, ... (Read More)
 
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The Red Man's Bones: George Catlin, Artist and Showman
Benita Eisler.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066166.  Daedalus Item Code: 71729
 
In this "elegant, thoughtful new biography" (Boston Globe), Benita Eisler—biographer of Lord Byron, Frédéric Chopin, George Sand, and Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz together—gives us ... (Read More)
 
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The Remarkable Education of John Quincy Adams
Phyllis Lee Levin.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781137279620.  Daedalus Item Code: 71574
 
A patriot by birth, the first son of John and Abigail Adams, John Quincy Adams (1767–1848) was virtually foreordained for public life. Here the author of Abigail Adams chronicles our sixth ... (Read More)
 
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Remembering the Good War: Minnesota's Greatest Generation
Thomas Saylor.
Publisher: Minnesota Hist. Society.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780873516051.  Daedalus Item Code: 24127
 
Historian Thomas Saylor crisscrossed Minnesota gathering the colorful, heroic, and at times tragic stories of more than a hundred diverse individuals swept up in World War II. Betty Wall Strohfus of ... (Read More)
 
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Representing Justice: Invention, Controversy, and Rights in City-States and Democratic Courtrooms
Judith Resnik & Dennis Curtis.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300110968.  Daedalus Item Code: 62739
 
(A 2011 Choice Outstanding Academic Title in the U.S. Politics category) She stands in various stately poses, usually robed and often holding a sword, with scales held aloft and a cloth ... (Read More)
 
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