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The Martial Arts of Ancent Greece: Modern Fighting Techniques from the Age of Alexander
Kostas Dervenis & Nektarios Lykiardopoulos.
Publisher: Destiny Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781594771927.  Daedalus Item Code: 64264
 
Much as we tend to associate the martial arts with East Asia, Greece has its own tradition of personal combat whose history extends back thousands of years to the time of Alexander the Great and even ... (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 & 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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