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The Knife Man: Blood, Body Snatching, and the Birth of Modern Surgery
Wendy Moore.
Publisher: Broadway.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767916530.  Daedalus Item Code: 42900
 
In an era when bloodletting was considered a cure for everything from colds to smallpox, pioneering surgeon John Hunter was an innovator and an eccentric. Wendy Moore gives us a man who ... (Read More)
 
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The Knight in History
Frances Gies.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060914134.  Daedalus Item Code: 51252
 
Emerging from the embattled early Middle Ages, the armored knight revolutionized warfare and quickly became a mythic figure in history. Medievalist Frances Gies takes us from the knight's earliest ... (Read More)
 
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La Gazette Françoise, 1780—1781: Revolutionary America's French Newspaper
Eugena Poulin & Claire Quintal, trans.
Publisher: University Press New England.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781584656630.  Daedalus Item Code: 44095
 
Published eight times between 1780 and 1781, La Gazette Françoise was created to satisfy the curiosity of 6,000 French soldiers stationed in Rhode Island about their American military ... (Read More)
 
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Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History
Michael L. Gillette.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199908080.  Daedalus Item Code: 50843
 
Over a span of 18 years, Lady Bird Johnson recorded 47 oral history interviews with Michael Gillette and his colleagues at the LBJ Library's Oral History Program. These conversations form the heart ... (Read More)
 
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Lady Worsley's Whim: An Eighteenth-Century Tale of Sex, Scandal and Divorce
Hallie Rubenhold.
Publisher: Chatto & Windus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780701179809.  Daedalus Item Code: 42649
 
She was a spirited young heiress. He was a handsome baronet with a promising career in government. The marriage of Lady Seymour Dorothy Fleming and Sir Richard Worsley had the makings of a fairy ... (Read More)
 
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Leningrad: Hero City: Images of War: Rare Photographs From Wartime Archives
Nik Cornish.
Publisher: Pen & Sword.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781848845145.  Daedalus Item Code: 38092
 
The entire course of history's deadliest siege is covered here, from the Germans' September 1941 encirclement of Leningrad, through the Red Army's desperate attempts to stave off the Wehrmacht, to ... (Read More)
 
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Leonardo's Legacy: How Da Vinci Reimagined the World
Stefan Klein. Shelley Frisch, trans.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306820083.  Daedalus Item Code: 43414
 
"With my Leonardo library that would require a truck scale to weigh, how did I miss Ludovico Sforza using a remote mill in Mora Bassa for trysts with the Lady with Ermine? The answer: ... (Read More)
 
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Lewis Coolidge and the Voyage of the Amethyst, 1806–1811
Evabeth Miller Kienast & John Phillip Felt, eds.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570038167.  Daedalus Item Code: 41790
 
Lewis Coolidge (1783–1871) was a nephew of Billy Dawes, the man who accompanied Paul Revere on his legendary midnight ride, and that adventurous spirit seems to have run in the family: in 1806 ... (Read More)
 
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The Life of Andrew Jackson: The Abridged Edition
Robert V. Remini.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061807886.  Daedalus Item Code: 33797
 
Abridged from his outstanding three-volume, National Book Award–winning study of Andrew Jackson, Robert Remini's one-volume biography of the seventh president of the United States distills the ... (Read More)
 
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Lijiang: The Imperiled Utopia
Peter Moss.
Publisher: FormAsia.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9627283916.  Daedalus Item Code: 50773
 
The remote city of Lijiang, in the far reaches of China's southern Yunnan Province, is a time capsule of ancient China; the city center has a history going back some eight centuries to the time of ... (Read More)
 
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Lion of Liberty: Patrick Henry and the Call to a New Nation
Harlow Giles Unger.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306818868.  Daedalus Item Code: 32983
 
Remembered largely for his cry for "liberty or death," Patrick Henry was actually the first (and most colorful) of America's Founding Fathers, as Harlow Giles Unger portrays him here—first to call ... (Read More)
 
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Listening In: The Secret White House Recordings of John F. Kennedy
Ted Widmer, ed. Caroline Kennedy, foreword.
Publisher: Hyperion.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9781401324568.  Daedalus Item Code: 36244
 
In July 1962, following the Bay of Pigs disaster, John F. Kennedy installed recording systems in the Oval Office and in the Cabinet Room, in an effort to preserve an accurate record of presidential ... (Read More)
 
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