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Fortune's Spear: A Forgotten Story of Genius, Fraud, and Finance in the Roaring Twenties
Martin Vander Weyer.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781634502788.  Daedalus Item Code: 73613
 
Arrogant, persuasive, and highly cultured, Gerard Lee Bevan married into money and exploited a glittering range of social connections as part of one of London's most respectable banking families. ... (Read More)
 
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Francis Bacon and Nazi Propaganda
Martin Hammer.
Publisher: Tate.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849760737.  Daedalus Item Code: 62974
 
Often depicting sinister or agonized figures in enclosed spaces, the paintings of Francis Bacon (1909–92) have been viewed as highly personal expressions of this towering figure in British art, but ... (Read More)
 
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Freedom of Speech: Mightier Than the Sword
David K. Shipler.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307957320.  Daedalus Item Code: 71646
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Arab and Jew and The Working Poor, as well as a former New York Times foreign correspondent, David Shipler here explores critical challenges ... (Read More)
 
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From 221B Baker Street to the Old Curiosity Shop: A Guide to London's Literary Landmarks
Stephen Halliday.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780752470245.  Daedalus Item Code: 73282
 
From the days of Chaucer to J.K. Rowling, London has been an unrivaled source of inspiration for writers; here Stephen Halliday explores the city both from the viewpoint of the novelists who have ... (Read More)
 
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From Ice Floes to Battlefields: Scott's 'Antarctics' in the First World War
Anne Strathie.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780750961783.  Daedalus Item Code: 73204
 
February, 1912. Harry Pennell and the Terra Nova—an expedition to aid Robert Scott in his quest to reach the South Pole—were turned back by storms; they were soon informed that Roald Amundsen ... (Read More)
 
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From Rocks to Rockets: A Humorous History of Warfare
William Gilkerson.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846034978.  Daedalus Item Code: 40180
 
As a boy William Gilkerson—now a painter, sailor, historian, and winner of Canada's Governor General's Literary Award—used to draw little soldiers, an addiction that led to this tongue-in-cheek ... (Read More)
 
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The Garments of Court and Palace: Machiavelli and the World That He Made
Philip Bobbitt.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802120748.  Daedalus Item Code: 52628
 
Written by Florentine public servant and political theorist Niccolò Machiavelli in the early 16th century, The Prince is considered one of the most influential books on politics and power in ... (Read More)
 
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General Jo Shelby's March
Anthony Arthur.
Publisher: Random House/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400068302.  Daedalus Item Code: 70228
 
General Jo Shelby had been a daring and ruthless cavalry commander, renowned and notorious for his slashing forays behind Union lines. After Appomattox, Shelby declared that he would never surrender, ... (Read More)
 
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Gandhi Before India
Ramachandra Guha.
Publisher: Allen Lane.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846142666.  Daedalus Item Code: 52938
 
Although we tend to visualize Mohandas Gandhi in his old age—a peaceful sage leading India on its path toward its independence—many of his ideas and tactics were developed much earlier during his ... (Read More)
 
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God's Philosophers: How the Medieval World Laid the Foundations of Modern Science
James Hannam.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848311503.  Daedalus Item Code: 73511
 
(Nominated for the Royal Society Prize for History) It is a common misconception that the medieval era was characterized by universal ignorance and intolerance, posits James Hannam in this ... (Read More)
 
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The Goddess Pose: The Audacious Life of Indra Devi, the Woman Who Helped Bring Yoga to the West
Michelle Goldberg.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307593511.  Daedalus Item Code: 73564
 
When Russian aristocrat Eugenie Peterson was born in 1899, yoga was virtually unknown outside of India; by the time of her death in 2002, it was a worldwide phenomenon. In this "elegant and richly ... (Read More)
 
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The Golden Thread: The Story of Writing
Ewan Clayton.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781619024724.  Daedalus Item Code: 72325
 
From the simple representative shapes used to record transactions of goods and services in ancient Mesopotamia, to the sophisticated typographical resources available to the 21st-century users of ... (Read More)
 
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