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The Reckoning: Financial Accountability and the Making and Breaking of Nations
Jacob Soll.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846146411.  Daedalus Item Code: 61513
 
Also the author of Publishing "The Prince" and The Information Master, Jacob Soll here shows how the use or misuse of financial bookkeeping has determined the fates of entire societies, ... (Read More)
 
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Red Nile: A Biography of the World's Greatest River
Robert Twigger.
Publisher: Phoenix.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780220932.  Daedalus Item Code: 70098
 
Variously awarded the Newdigate Prize for poetry, the Somerset Maugham Award for Literature, and the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award for his writing, poet, adventurer, and outdoor writer ... (Read More)
 
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Relics of the Past: Treasures of the Greek Orthodox Church and the Population Exchange, The Benaki Museum Collections (French/English Languages)
Anna Ballian, ed.
Publisher: 5 Continents.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9788874395750.  Daedalus Item Code: 52706
 
Following the forced Population Exchange between Greece and Turkey in 1923, Greek Orthodox Christians of Eastern Thrace, Cappadocia, and the Pontos came to Greece as refugees, bringing with them a ... (Read More)
 
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Religion and Profit: Moravians in Early America
Katherine Carté Engel.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812221855.  Daedalus Item Code: 61995
 
The Moravians, a Protestant sect founded in 1727 by Count Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf and based in Germany, were key players in the rise of international evangelicalism, notes historian Katherine ... (Read More)
 
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Reporting World War II: The 75th-Anniversary Edition Boxed Set
Edward R. Murrow, E.B. White, Margaret Bourke-White, Gertrude Stein, Ernie Pyle, Martha Gellhorn, Bill Mauldin & others.
Publisher: Library of America.   Format: 2 vols..
ISBN: 9781598535105.  Daedalus Item Code: 69408
 
This deluxe two-volume set from Library of America depicts a world at war through the eyes of a generation's greatest journalists. Nearly 200 pieces by 80 writers describe events from the birth of ... (Read More)
 
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Rescue at Los Baños: The Most Daring Prison Camp Raid of World War II
Bruce Henderson.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062325068.  Daedalus Item Code: 63735
 
In February 1945, as U.S. victory in the Pacific drew near, Japanese soldiers at Los Baños Internment Camp in the Philippines became increasingly sadistic to their prisoners—men, women, and children ... (Read More)
 
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The Return of George Washington: 1783–1789
Edward J. Larson.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062248671.  Daedalus Item Code: 71145
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate over Science and Religion, as well as the inaugural Scholar-in-Residence at the ... (Read More)
 
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Roads of Arabia: The Archaeological Treasures of Saudi Arabia
Ute Franke & Joachim Gierlichs, eds.
Publisher: Wasmuth.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9783803033567.  Daedalus Item Code: 61153
 
From a Neolithic arrowhead to a bronze camel crafted two millennia ago, and from a 10th-century basalt tombstone to a fabulously ornate curtain used to cover the Kaaba door, this exhibition catalogue ... (Read More)
 
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The Rogue Republic: How Would-Be Patriots Waged the Shortest Revolution in American History
William C. Davis.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151009251.  Daedalus Item Code: 34130
 
In 1810 the wilds of West Florida—today parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama, as well as Florida's panhandle—were populated by a mix of former British colonials, Spanish royalists, and ... (Read More)
 
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Roman Britain: Heritage Series
Gillian Hovell.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590776.  Daedalus Item Code: 51837
 
For 400 years Rome ruled Britain, combating invasions and uprisings and leaving behind a legacy that persists to the present day. Packed with bite-sized facts, places of interest, and colorful ... (Read More)
 
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Round About the Earth: Circumnavigation from Magellan to Orbit
Joyce E. Chaplin.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416596202.  Daedalus Item Code: 64217
 
"All the voyagers who have ventured fearful into the vast unknown spaces of our planet have a patron saint: Harvard historian Joyce Chaplin. Did she, like them, really appreciate what she was getting ... (Read More)
 
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Rust: The Longest War
Jonathan Waldman.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451691603.  Daedalus Item Code: 70067
 
(Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; A Wall Street Journal Best Book of the Year) Destroying cars, ships, and bridges, rust costs America more than $400 billion per ... (Read More)
 
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