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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 Sieges and 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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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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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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Mrs Zigzag: The Extraordinary Life of a Secret Agent's Wife
Betty Chapman & Ronald L. Bonewitz. Nigel West, foreword.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752488134.  Daedalus Item Code: 43020
 
When Betty Farmer married double agent Eddie Chapman—famously known as Agent Zigzag—she knew her life would never be ordinary. Yet even before their marriage, her life involved incendiary bombs, ... (Read More)
 
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Mrs. Adams in Winter: A Journey in the Last Days of Napoleon
Michael O'Brien.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312681142.  Daedalus Item Code: 44048
 
Early in 1815, Louisa Adams left Saint Petersburg in a Russian carriage on a difficult journey—through eastern Europe and Prussia, and into a France experiencing the tumultuous events surrounding ... (Read More)
 
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Mud: A Military History
C.E. Wood.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781597970037.  Daedalus Item Code: 44306
 
Napoleon delayed his attack at Waterloo to allow the mud to dry. In November 1942, Russian mud stopped the Germans, who could not advance again until the temperature dropped low enough to freeze the ... (Read More)
 
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The Murder of Cleopatra: History's Greatest Cold Case
Pat Brown.
Publisher: Prometheus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616146504.  Daedalus Item Code: 43836
 
Pharaoh Cleopatra VII has long been portrayed as a defeated monarch who desperately ended her own life with the bite of an asp, as her nemesis—the Roman general Octavian, later the emperor known as ... (Read More)
 
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