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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
 
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
 
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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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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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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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Military History's Most Wanted: The Top 10 Book of Improbable Victories, Unlikely Heroes, and Other Martial Oddities
M. Evan Brooks.
Publisher: Brassey's.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781574885095.  Daedalus Item Code: 44305
 
Did you know that the highest-ranking American casualty of World War II was a Lieutenant General killed by friendly fire? Or that Andrei Vlasov is known as the "Russian Benedict Arnold"? And what ... (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 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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