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The Many Loves of Buffalo Bill: The True Story of Life on the Wild West Show
Chris Enss. Peter Sherayko. foreword.
Publisher: TwoDot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762748150.  Daedalus Item Code: 41882
 
Buffalo Bill Cody's charismatic personality and popular road shows made him the emblem of the Wild West in the eyes of the public. The author of A Beautiful Mine looks beyond the legend, to ... (Read More)
 
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A Map of Tudor London, 1520
Historic Towns Trust. Caroline Barron, intro.
Publisher: Old House.   Format: .
ISBN: 9781908402516.  Daedalus Item Code: 59184
 
Beautifully portraying London in the time of King Henry VIII, this 38 x 23-inch map depicts the capital city from the Savoy in the west to the Tower and St. Katherine's Hospital in the East, from the ... (Read More)
 
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Mary Boleyn: The Mistress of Kings
Alison Weir.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780345521347.  Daedalus Item Code: 42321
 
The author of The Lady in the Tower—about the more famous Boleyn sister, Anne—as well as a string of highly regarded histories and novels of Tudor England, Alison Weir looks here to the older ... (Read More)
 
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Mathematics in Victorian Britain
Raymond Flood, Adrian Rice & Robin Wilson.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199601394.  Daedalus Item Code: 50944
 
During the Victorian era, industrial and economic growth led to an unprecedented rise in productivity and invention, and that spirit of creativity and ingenuity was reflected in the expansion in ... (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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Memory of the World: The Treasures that Record Our History from 1700 BC to the Present Day
Irina Bokova, foreword.
Publisher: Collins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: B0092HPZ2K.  Daedalus Item Code: 51222
 
From the Gutenberg Bible to the diary of Anne Frank, and from the Bayeux Tapestry to Fritz Lang’s Metropolis, this UNESCO publication documents 244 important events, discoveries, or inventions ... (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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The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible
Simon Winchester.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062079602.  Daedalus Item Code: 39010
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) For more than two centuries, E pluribus unum has appeared on America's seals and currency. Here the author of The Meaning of Everything, ... (Read More)
 
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A Merciless Place: The Fate of Britain's Convicts After the American Revolution
Emma Christopher.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199782550.  Daedalus Item Code: 30724
 
From the Australian historian who gave us Slave Trade Sailors and Their Captive Cargoes, this story begins with the American War of Independence, until which many British convicts were shipped ... (Read More)
 
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The Mistresses of Henry VIII
Kelly Hart.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752458526.  Daedalus Item Code: 40059
 
At the time of his 1509 coronation, 17-year-old Henry VIII was assessed as a "youngling" who cared for nothing but girls and hunting. Over the years, this did not change much, notes Kelly Hart, a ... (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, who came to be revered as two of the great commanders of their age. Born ... (Read More)
 
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