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The Historical Atlas of Judaism
Ian Barnes & Josephine Bacon.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780785827467.  Daedalus Item Code: 71385
 
With color photos and reproductions of art throughout, and more than 100 maps, this illustrated history surveys the 4,000-year heritage of the Jewish world from its emergence in ancient Palestine up ... (Read More)
 
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The House Servant's Directory: The American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection
Robert Roberts. Jessica Harris, intro.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781449431723.  Daedalus Item Code: 70206
 
First appearing in Boston in 1827, this is the first book written by an African American to be commercially published; the author was Robert Roberts, butler and major-domo at the country estate of ... (Read More)
 
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How to Sound Cultured: Master The 250 Names That Intellectuals Love To Drop Into Conversation
Thomas W. Hodgkinson & Hubert van den Bergh.
Publisher: Icon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781785780936.  Daedalus Item Code: 64323
 
Which philosopher had the maddest hairstyle? What novelist drank 50 cups of black coffee every day? And what on earth did Simone de Beauvoir see in Jean-Paul Sartre, anyway? Teaming with Thomas ... (Read More)
 
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How to Think Like da Vinci
Daniel Smith.
Publisher: Michael O'Mara.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781782434580.  Daedalus Item Code: 64324
 
The author of 100 Places You Will Never Visit and 100 Things They Don't Want You to Know, as well as How to Think Like Einstein and How to Think Like Sherlock, Daniel ... (Read More)
 
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I Before E (Except After C): Old-School Ways to Remember Stuff
Judy Parkinson.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781621451846.  Daedalus Item Code: 71309
 
Remember those handy rhymes and phrases from grade school—"i before e except after c," (vowels); "every good boy does fine," (lines on the music staff); and "thirty days hath September," (the lengths ... (Read More)
 
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I Dare Say: Inside Stories of the World's Most Powerful Speeches
Ferdie Addis.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781606524701.  Daedalus Item Code: 61596
 
A great speech can transform the mood of a nation, and sometimes even the world. This compact handbook recounts 35 such times when the words of a single person—priest, pope, peasant, slave, soldier, ... (Read More)
 
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Instant Genius: Fast Food for Thought: Bite Sized Morsels of Essential (and Not-So-Essential) Knowledge
The Knowledge Commons.
Publisher: Portable Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781592239153.  Daedalus Item Code: 70955
 
Did you know that chewing gum enhances memory, or that the name Pakistan is an anagram? Would you be surprised to learn that there are five kinds of fish migrations, or that the first bazooka was a ... (Read More)
 
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It's Been Said Before: A Guide to the Use and Abuse of Clichés
Orin Hargraves.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199315734.  Daedalus Item Code: 63919
 
We often use clichés for comedic effect in speaking, and take pains to avoid them when writing—but do we always recognize them? And why do they persist in our language? Lexicographer Orin Hargraves ... (Read More)
 
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Jewish First Names
David C. Gross.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781807272.  Daedalus Item Code: 62607
 
This handsome, gift-worthy little handbook lists more than 1300 Jewish first names for boys and girls, taken from Hebrew, Yiddish, Aramaic, and various European languages. It provides the origin and ... (Read More)
 
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Kings & Queens: Heritage Series
Vicky Wood.
Publisher: Crimson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781780590752.  Daedalus Item Code: 51836
 
Covering ten centuries of civil wars, executions, abdications, and royal weddings, this little book profiles every reigning English king or queen since Alfred the Great. Here too are events from the ... (Read More)
 
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Learn to Play the Guitar: A Beginner's Guide to Playing the Acoustic and Electric Guitar
Phil Capone.
Publisher: Chartwell.   Format: spiral.
ISBN: 9780785821892.  Daedalus Item Code: 71368
 
Learn to play the guitar following the simple, illustrated lessons in this guide. From choosing a guitar and reading tablature to learning picking patterns and playing power chords, London-based ... (Read More)
 
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Learning Chinese: A Foundation Course in Mandarin: Intermediate Level
Julian K. Wheatley.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300141184.  Daedalus Item Code: 62778
 
This second, intermediate volume of Learning Chinese provides stimulating material designed to improve conversational ability and literary skills in Mandarin. Conversational lessons are ... (Read More)
 
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