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Louder Than Words: Ways of Seeing Women Workers in Eighteenth-Century France
Geraldine Sheridan.
Publisher: Texas Tech.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780896726222.  Daedalus Item Code: 44004
In an era when trade guilds in France largely excluded women as members in their own right, the images depicted in Denis Diderot's Encyclopédie and other contemporary French sources reveal ... (Read More)
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Mad, Bad and Dangerous: The Eccentricity of Tyrants
Tom Ambrose.
Publisher: Peter Owen.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780720614473.  Daedalus Item Code: 62998
From Roman emperor Nero to Syrian president Assad, from Ivan the Terrible to Muammar Gaddafi, this book considers what has driven some of the most tyrannical and fanatical figures in history. Through ... (Read More)
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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change
John Glassie.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594488719.  Daedalus Item Code: 43117
(A Scientific American Best Science Book of 2012 and a New York Times Book Review "Editor's Choice") The interests of 17th-century priest-scientist Athanasius Kircher knew no ... (Read More)
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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
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The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941–1942
Nigel Hamilton.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544227842.  Daedalus Item Code: 60785
(Nominated for the 2014 National Book Award) Also the biographer of John F. Kennedy, General Bernard "Monty" Montgomery, and Bill Clinton, Nigel Hamilton here gives us a dramatic account of ... (Read More)
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The Maps of the Bristoe Station and Mine Run Campaigns: An Atlas of the Battles and Movements in the Eastern Theater after Gettysburg, Including Rappahannock Station, Kelly's Ford, and Morton's Ford, July 1863–February 1864
Bradley M. Gottfried.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611211528.  Daedalus Item Code: 62147
Superbly illustrated with 87 color battle maps, this Civil War history explores the critical though rarely considered months following the Battle of Gettysburg, during which both the Army of Northern ... (Read More)
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Masterpieces/Classical Art
Dyfri Williams.
Publisher: British Museum Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780714122540.  Daedalus Item Code: 62975
From carved Cycladic figures some 5,000 years old, magnificent Minoan gold pendants, and exquisite painted pottery from 5th century BC Athens to friezes and figures from the Parthenon, Roman silver ... (Read More)
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Medical Meddlers, Mediums and Magicians: The Victorian Age of Credulity
Keith Souter. Laura Matine, illus.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752461151.  Daedalus Item Code: 52436
The Victorian thirst for knowledge drove them to explore unchartered corners of the world, pursue scientific explanation and discovery, and create engineering and architectural marvels. Yet this ... (Read More)
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Medical Muses: Hysteria in Nineteenth-Century Paris
Asti Hustvedt.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393025606.  Daedalus Item Code: 23885
Blanche, Augustine, and Geneviève were each admitted to the hysteria ward of the Salpêtrière Hospital in 1870s Paris, where their care was directed by the prominent neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot. ... (Read More)
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Medicine: Perspectives in History and Art
Robert E. Greenspan.
Publisher: Ponteverde Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780972448604.  Daedalus Item Code: 42780
This magisterial history of medicine, dentistry, and even quackery is conveyed by physicians and their patients through anecdotes, letters, and art. The discipline's discoveries and controversies, as ... (Read More)
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Men of Color to Arms!: Black Soldiers, Indian Wars, and the Quest for Equality
Elizabeth D. Leonard.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393060393.  Daedalus Item Code: 50427
In 1863, at the height of the Civil War, Frederick Douglass assured African Americans that serving in the military offered a sure path to freedom. Once a black man became a soldier, he declared, ... (Read More)
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Men, Women and Manners in Colonial Times
Sydney Fisher. Wayne LaPierre, intro.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781629145020.  Daedalus Item Code: 63993
The author of such early American histories as The Evolution of the Constitution of the United States, Sydney George Fisher (1856–1927) here gives us the customs and character of the colonies, ... (Read More)
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