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An Illustrated Introduction to the Georgians
Mike Rendell.
Publisher: Amberley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781445636306.  Daedalus Item Code: 70389
 
This lavishly illustrated guide to the Georgian era examines key events of the period from 1714 to 1837. Beginning with the culture and style of the period, the book moves on to discuss important ... (Read More)
 
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The Imperial War Museum Book of 1914: The Men Who Went to War
Malcolm Brown.
Publisher: Pan.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447270331.  Daedalus Item Code: 42361
 
When England's summer of 1914 was shattered by an assassination in the Balkans, thousands of British boys signed up to fight for His Majesty in Europe, in a war they all expected would be glorious ... (Read More)
 
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Impressions of New York: Prints from the New-York Historical Society
Marilyn Symmes.
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781568984926.  Daedalus Item Code: 71329
 
From its founding as a trading outpost on the fringes of the Dutch empire to its place as the so-called Capital of the World, New York City has always captivated visual artists. The extraordinary ... (Read More)
 
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In Praise of Flattery
Willis Goth Regier.
Publisher: Nebraska.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780803239692.  Daedalus Item Code: 43184
 
Where would we be without flattery? Alexander the Great applied it as imperial policy, Caesar and Cleopatra were masters of it, and Napoleon devoured it, although Cicero called flattery "the handmaid ... (Read More)
 
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In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
Nathaniel Philbrick.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780141001821.  Daedalus Item Code: 71582
 
(Winner of the National Book Award for Nonfiction) Originally published in 2000, Nathaniel Philbrick's account of the incident that inspired Moby-Dick is a superb maritime narrative, ... (Read More)
 
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In the Hour of Victory: The Royal Navy at War in the Age of Nelson
Sam Willis.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393243147.  Daedalus Item Code: 71722
 
After Napoleon died in exile, the Lords of the Admiralty in Britain ordered that the original dispatches from seven major fleet battles of the Napoleonic era—The Glorious First of June, St. Vincent, ... (Read More)
 
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The Inheritor's Powder: A Tale of Arsenic, Murder, and the New Forensic Science
Sandra Hempel.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393239713.  Daedalus Item Code: 71723
 
In the first half of the 19th century, an epidemic of arsenic poisoning swept through Europe. Available at any corner shop for a few pence, arsenic was undetectable in food or drink, and came to be ... (Read More)
 
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Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris
Edmund White.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408837764.  Daedalus Item Code: 64444
 
Following the memoirs My Lives and City Boy, Edmund White here gives us one of the most essential periods in his life. When he moved to Paris in 1983 he was 43 years old, spoke no ... (Read More)
 
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Inside Pepys' London
Jonathan Bastable.
Publisher: David & Charles.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780715339145.  Daedalus Item Code: 64754
 
Thanks to the detailed private diary that Londoner Samuel Pepys kept from 1660 until 1669, we have an educated, firsthand account of the history of the city during the Restoration, a critical period ... (Read More)
 
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Inspector Minahan Makes a Stand: The Missing Girls of England
Bridget O'Donnell.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780330544658.  Daedalus Item Code: 64331
 
In Victorian London, the age of consent was just 13. Unwitting girls were regularly enticed or tricked and sold into prostitution, and could be trafficked to Brussels, Paris, or beyond. The official ... (Read More)
 
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Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America
Franklin Foer, ed.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062340399.  Daedalus Item Code: 63515
 
Founded in 1914 to give voice to the growing progressive movement, The New Republic has charted and shaped the state of American liberalism, publishing many of the 20th century's most forward ... (Read More)
 
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Into the Jaws of Death: The True Story of the Legendary Raid on Saint-Nazaire
Robert Lyman.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782064473.  Daedalus Item Code: 61312
 
On the night of March 28, 1942, in one of the most audacious raids of World War II, 600 British commandos and seamen set out across the English Channel in a flotilla bound for occupied France. They ... (Read More)
 
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