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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 & 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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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 Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity Toward Truth, Justice and Freedom
Michael Shermer.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805096910.  Daedalus Item Code: 64568
 
From Galileo and Isaac Newton to Thomas Hobbes and Martin Luther King Jr., many important thinkers have consciously employed scientific techniques to better understand the disciplines of politics, ... (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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Mrs. Mattingly's Miracle: The Prince, the Widow, and the Cure that Shocked Washington City
Nancy Lusignan Schultz.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300205893.  Daedalus Item Code: 62776
 
In 1824 in Washington, D.C., Ann Mattingly, widowed sister of the city's mayor, was miraculously cured of a ravaging cancer. Just days from her predicted demise, she arose from her sickbed free from ... (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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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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Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War
Joseph E. Johnston.
Publisher: Endeavour.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781911445111.  Daedalus Item Code: 64316
 
Respected by his Union opponents but at odds with Jefferson Davis and other Confederate leaders, General Joseph Johnston remains a controversial figure, more than 150 years after the end of the ... (Read More)
 
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Native American Survival Skills: How to Make Primitive Tools and Crafts from Natural Materials
W. Ben Hunt.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781629145976.  Daedalus Item Code: 63998
 
Artist and educator W. Ben Hunt—whose Sioux name was Tasunka Witko—traveled throughout the Midwest in the early 20th century, occasionally living with Native American tribes and meeting with their ... (Read More)
 
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