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Food for the Flames: Idols and Missionaries in Central Polynesia
David Shaw King. David Attenborough, foreword.
Publisher: Beak Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781907372162.  Daedalus Item Code: 60035
 
In 1797—barely 25 years after Captain Cook's Pacific voyages—the London Missionary Society sent its first representatives to the South Seas. Although their express goal was to spread the Gospel and ... (Read More)
 
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Fortune's Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth
Terry Alford.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195054125.  Daedalus Item Code: 63874
 
(Finalist for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Prize for Best Biography) Arguably the most reviled man in American history, John Wilkes Booth has for 150 years been seen entirely in the ... (Read More)
 
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Four Years on the Western Front: November 1914–November 1918
Aubrey Smith.
Publisher: Endeavour.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781911445180.  Daedalus Item Code: 70489
 
Defying long odds, Aubrey Smith of the London Rifle Brigade served for nearly the entirety of the Great War and survived intact; his prolific correspondence—woven here into a narrative—therefore ... (Read More)
 
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The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis
David G. Coleman.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393084412.  Daedalus Item Code: 61177
 
This fly-on-the-wall narrative from historian David Coleman, director of the Miller Center's Presidential Recordings Program, takes us into the Oval Office in the wake of the Cuban Missile Crisis, ... (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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Franco's Crypt: Spanish Culture and Memory Since 1936
Jeremy Treglown.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374534653.  Daedalus Item Code: 62026
 
Much of what the English-speaking world knows about life in Spain under General Francisco Franco's four decades of totalitarian rule has been filtered through such outsider accounts as George ... (Read More)
 
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Freedom Struggle: The Anti-Slavery Movement in America 1830–1865
Ann Rossi.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780792280613.  Daedalus Item Code: 51443
 
Chronicling the abolition movement in Civil War–era America, this illustrated history for readers 8 to 11 describes the injustices and cruelties of life as a slave and profiles leaders of the ... (Read More)
 
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From Cape Wrath to Finisterre
Björn Larsson. Tom Geddes, trans.
Publisher: Armchair Traveller.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781904950271.  Daedalus Item Code: 63295
 
On the long sailing trip between Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Brittany, and the Spanish coast of Galicia, novelist Björn Larsson talked to many fishermen, seafarers, and adventurers who were waiting for ... (Read More)
 
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From Churchill's War Rooms: Letters of a Secretary 1943–45
Joanna Moody. Phil Reed, foreword.
Publisher: Tempus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752446080.  Daedalus Item Code: 62214
 
The period from 1943 to 1945 saw some of the most significant events of World War II, though few citizens were privy to the decisions that were to affect the outcome of this global conflict, or how ... (Read More)
 
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From Pole to Pole: Roald Amundsen’s Journey in Flight
Garth James Cameron.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781629146997.  Daedalus Item Code: 60754
 
For his 1911 attainment of the South Pole, Roald Amundsen used dog sleds, but 15 years later, the forward-thinking Norwegian used an airship to become the first to reach the North Pole. Garth James ... (Read More)
 
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Gandhi Before India
Ramachandra Guha.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385532297.  Daedalus Item Code: 63399
 
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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George Kennan: A Writing Life
Lee Congdon.
Publisher: ISI Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781933859712.  Daedalus Item Code: 31151
 
There were two George Kennans, posits history professor Lee Congdon: the first was a diplomat and ambassador to the Soviet Union and Yugoslavia, a tough political realist who gained fame as the ... (Read More)
 
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