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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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Mapping the Silk Road and Beyond: 2,000 Years of Exploring the East
Kenneth Nebenzahl.
Publisher: Phaidon.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780714863207.  Daedalus Item Code: 42417
 
From Alexander the Great's 323 BC map of the world to maps from the 19th century by French and Dutch explorers, the history of European exploration and its lasting effects upon the East are traced ... (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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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 Maps of the Holy Land
P.D.A. Harvey.
Publisher: British Library.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780712358248.  Daedalus Item Code: 44384
 
Largely neglected for more than a century, the eight known medieval maps of the Holy Land provide great insight into how these regions were perceived by Western Europe in the age of the Crusades. ... (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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Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid that Sparked the Civil War
Tony Horwitz.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805091533.  Daedalus Item Code: 44286
 
(A New York Times Notable Book for 2011, a Library Journal Top Ten Best Book of 2011, and a Boston Globe Best Nonfiction Book of 2011) The author of A Voyage Long and ... (Read More)
 
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The Minutemen and Their World: 25th-Anniversary Edition
Robert A. Gross. Alan M. Taylor, foreword.
Publisher: Hill & Wang.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780809001200.  Daedalus Item Code: 44111
 
(Winner of the Bancroft Prize) First published in 1976, this gripping history takes readers back to the Old North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts, on April 19, 1775, and the first battle of ... (Read More)
 
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The Mississippi River in Maps & Views: From Lake Itasca to The Gulf of Mexico
Robert A. Holland.
Publisher: Rizzoli.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780847830718.  Daedalus Item Code: 42077
 
This celebration of "America's Main Street" features more than 80 full color maps dating from as early as 1524, documenting the European discovery and exploration of the river and the extraordinary ... (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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