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In the Wake of the Plague: The Black Death & the World It Made
Norman F. Cantor.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781476797748.  Daedalus Item Code: 59160
 
The Black Death was the 14th century's equivalent of a nuclear war, assays medieval history professor Norman Cantor. It wiped out one-third of Europe's population, and radically changed the lives of ... (Read More)
 
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Lavender Water & Snail Syrup: Miss Ambler's Household Book of Georgian Cures and Remedies
Nicola Lillie & Marilyn Yurdan. Laura Lillie, illus.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752489957.  Daedalus Item Code: 50757
 
Elizabeth Ambler started compiling her household book of cures—her "Physick Book"—in the early 18th century, and included much older treatments that had been passed down to her. Among these remedies ... (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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Natural Remedies: Self-Sufficiency
Melissa Corkhill.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616083489.  Daedalus Item Code: 50141
 
Many illnesses can be treated at home using natural remedies, suggests Melissa Corkhill, who introduces these plants and herbs and explains the disorders they can be used to treat. In this book ... (Read More)
 
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Orwell's Cough: Diagnosing the Medical Maladies & Last Gasps of the Great Writers
John Ross.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781851689514.  Daedalus Item Code: 43736
 
Did William Shakespeare's doctors addle his brain with cinnabar and mercury? Was Jane Eyre inspired by the plagued school that claimed the Brontë clan? Did writing 1984 kill George ... (Read More)
 
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The Pill Book: New and Revised 15th Edition
Harold M. Silverman, ed.
Publisher: Bantam.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385364089.  Daedalus Item Code: 43443
 
Since 1979, The Pill Book has been providing official, FDA-approved information on more than 1800 of the most commonly prescribed drugs in the United States, with guidelines from leading ... (Read More)
 
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Pollan on Food: The Omnivore's Dilemma; In Defense of Food; Cooked
Michael Pollan.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: 3 pap vols, boxed.
ISBN: 9780147514899.  Daedalus Item Code: 59002
 
Since The Omnivore's Dilemma appeared in 2006, Michael Pollan has been at the forefront of a movement to revolutionize how Americans eat—for health, for nutrition, and for satisfaction. This ... (Read More)
 
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The Road to a Healthy Heart Runs Through the Kitchen
Joseph C. Piscatella. Bernie Piscatella, contributor. William C. Roberts, foreword.
Publisher: Workman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780761135180.  Daedalus Item Code: 42557
 
Born of Joseph Piscatella's own experience of coming back from emergency bypass surgery—and his wife Bernie's determination to gather recipes and prepare foods that would keep her husband alive—this ... (Read More)
 
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Woman: An Intimate Geography
Natalie Angier.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780385498418.  Daedalus Item Code: 43530
 
(Finalist for the National Book Award) Here Pulitzer Prize–winning science writer Natalie Angier explores that most enigmatic of evolutionary masterpieces, the female body, considering ... (Read More)
 
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