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Mankind: The Story of All of Us
Pamela D. Toler. Ian Morris, foreword.
Publisher: Running Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762447039.  Daedalus Item Code: 50648
This abundantly illustrated companion volume to the popular History Channel series is a fast-moving chronicle of human progress, filled with more than 300 color maps, artworks, and photos from the ... (Read More)
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Mapping America: Exploring the Continent
Fritz Kessler. Frank Jacobs, intro.
Publisher: Black Dog.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781907317088.  Daedalus Item Code: 53154
This multifaceted portrait of the United States and North America explores our physical and cultural landscape through more than 120 geographic, demographic, historical, artistic, and infographic ... (Read More)
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Mapping the New World: Renaissance Maps from the American Museum in Britain
Anne Armitage & Laura Beresford.
Publisher: Scala.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781857598223.  Daedalus Item Code: 52723
Spurred on by thoughts of treasure, European travelers changed the shape of the New World as they mapped the Americas from the 15th through the 17th centuries. As seen in this book's more than 125 ... (Read More)
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Master of War: The Life of General George H. Thomas
Benson Bobrick.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743290258.  Daedalus Item Code: 53506
The author of Testament: A Soldier's Story of the Civil War, historian Benson Bobrick here vividly portrays one of the Union's most underappreciated generals in the Civil War, arguing that ... (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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Medieval Cartularies of Great Britain and Ireland
G.R.C. Davis. Revised by Claire Breay, Julian Harrison & David M. Smith.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712350389.  Daedalus Item Code: 53630
A cartulary is a medieval institution's manuscript volume or roll that was used to record its rights, privileges, and properties. First published in 1958, this book provides a full listing for more ... (Read More)
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Medieval Sieges & Siegecraft
Geoffrey Hindley.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781626361409.  Daedalus Item Code: 52145
In this vivid reconstruction of siege warfare in the medieval world, with detailed descriptions of weapons and tactics, Geoffrey Hindley serves us the history of military sieges from every angle. The ... (Read More)
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Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant
Ulysses S. Grant. John Kirk, ed.
Publisher: JG Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781464300769.  Daedalus Item Code: 52200
Fast-paced, colorful, and laced with flashes of humor, Ulysses S. Grant's 1885 memoirs provide authoritative accounts of such pivotal Civil War events as the Battle of Shiloh, the Vicksburg and ... (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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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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