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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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The Memory Palace: A Book of Lost Interiors
Edward Hollis.
Publisher: Portobello.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846273254.  Daedalus Item Code: 53600
 
From the old Palace of Westminster to Louis XV's Petit Trianon at Versailles, and from the set of Gone with the Wind to his own grandmother's sitting room, the author of The Secret Lives of ... (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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Modernism: The Lure of Heresy
Peter Gay.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393052053.  Daedalus Item Code: 61182
 
Beginning his epic study in the 1840s with Charles Baudelaire, whose lurid poetry scandalized French stalwarts, Peter Gay traces the revolutionary path of modernism from its Parisian origins to its ... (Read More)
 
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Monty and Rommel: Parallel Lives
Peter Caddick-Adams.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590207253.  Daedalus Item Code: 42205
 
Two men came to personify Allied and German generalship in World War II: Field Marshals Bernard Montgomery and Erwin Rommel, both revered as two of the great commanders of their age. Born four years ... (Read More)
 
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The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Robert M. Edsel, with Brett Witter.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316240055.  Daedalus Item Code: 61413
 
From 1943 to 1951, 350 men and women from 13 Allied nations served in the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives section (MFAA) of the Allied armed forces, the first and most ambitious effort in history ... (Read More)
 
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Mrs. Charles Darwin's Recipe Book: Revived and Illustrated
Dusha Bateson & Weslie Janeway. Janet Browne, preface. Nach Waxman, foreword.
Publisher: Glitterati.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780980155730.  Daedalus Item Code: 41192
 
While her husband's book On the Origin of Species changed the way we viewed the rise of life on earth, Emma Wedgwood Darwin herself gave us a book that now sheds light on Victorian style, ... (Read More)
 
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Music & Monarchy: A History of Britain in Four Movements
David Starkey & Katie Greening.
Publisher: BBC Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849906814.  Daedalus Item Code: 52367
 
Showcasing a monarch's power, prestige, and taste, music has been the lifeblood of many a royal dynasty. Featuring 16 pages of color illustrations, this history by the author of Royal River ... (Read More)
 
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My American Revolution: A Modern Expedition Through History's Forgotten Battlegrounds
Robert Sullivan.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250037701.  Daedalus Item Code: 54531
 
We tend to think of the American Revolution as a Massachusetts-based event orchestrated by Virginians, but in fact the war took place mostly in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. In this attempt ... (Read More)
 
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My Story: Frontier Classics Series
Anson Mills. John D. McDermott, intro.
Publisher: Stackpole.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780811724814.  Daedalus Item Code: 61707
 
A U.S. Army soldier from the outset of the Civil War, Anson Mills (1834–1924) saw frontier service in Arizona and Kansas against the Apache and the Cheyenne, and in Montana during the Great Sioux ... (Read More)
 
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Napoleon
Alan Forrest.
Publisher: Quercus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784297596.  Daedalus Item Code: 54248
 
Born the son of a Corsican attorney, Napoleon Bonaparte became the most powerful man in Europe, a leader whose charisma and legacy endures even to this day. In this 2011 biography, Alan Forrest ... (Read More)
 
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