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1Title:  The Oxford handbook of science and medicine in the classical world   
 Creator:  Keyser, Paul T. (Paul Turquand), 1957- | Scarborough, John 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  xv, 1045 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm. 
 Subjects:  Science, Ancient | Medicine, Ancient | Medicine, Ancient | Science, Ancient | Medizin | Naturwissenschaften | Science history | History, Ancient | Arab World | Western World

 
Collection:  Johns Hopkins University Library 
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2Title:  Sneaking a look at God's cards: unraveling the mysteries of quantum mechanics   
 Alt. Title:  Occhiata alle carte di Dio. English   
 Creator:  Ghirardi, G. C. 
 Publication:  Princeton University Press, Princeton, N.J, c2005. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 473-476) and index. 
 Extent:  xix, 488 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Science -- Miscellanea | Sciences Mélanges | Kwantummechanica | Grondslagen

 
Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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3Title:  The Classical world of H.D   
 Creator:  Swann, Thomas Burnett. 
 Publication:  University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, 1962. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliography. 
 Extent:  217 p. 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  H. D. -- (Hilda Doolittle), -- 1886-1961

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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4Title:  Hellas and Rome: the classical world in pictures   
 Creator:  Zschietzschmann, Willy, 1900-1976 | Schnabl, Hedi. 
 Publication:  Universe Books, New York, [1960, c1959] 
 Extent:  lxvi p., 304 plates. 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Greece -- Civilization | Rome -- Civilization

 
Collection:  University of Oklahoma 
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5Title:  The classical world of H.D   
 Creator:  Swann, Thomas Burnett. 
 Publication:  University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, 1962. 
 Notes:  Includes index. Bibliography: p. 201-206. 
 Extent:  217 p. ; 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  H. D. -- (Hilda Doolittle), -- 1886-1961 -- Criticism and interpretation

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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6Title:  The periphery of the classical world in ancient geography and cartography   
 Creator:  Podosinov, A. V. (Aleksandr Vasilʹevich) 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. "Dedicated to the problems of centre and periphery in the ancient world in their historical and geographical aspects. These problems are discussed here within a broad chronological scope: from the Mycenaean period, through the flourishing of geographical science in Hellenistic times, to the Roman period, represented by the names of Strabo, Pomponius Mela, Pliny and Ptolemy."--Publishers website. 
 Extent:  vi, 164 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Classical geography | Geography, Ancient | Cartography -- History | Cartography | Classical geography | Geography, Ancient | History

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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7Title:  The encyclopedia of the classical world   
 Alt. Title:  Elseviers encyclopedie van de antieke wereld. English   
 Creator:  Croon, J. H. 
 Publication:  Prentice-Hall, Englewood Cliffs, N.J, 1965. 
 Notes:  "A Spectrum book"--Cover. 
 Extent:  vii, 239 p., 14 leaves of plates : ill. ; 21 cm. 
 Subjects:  Classical dictionaries

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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8Title:  The dawn of astrology: A cultural history of western astrology   
 Creator:  Campion, Nicholas. 
 Publication:  Continuum, London, Eng, [c2008] 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  v. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Astrology -- History

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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9Title:  Challenges of mapping the classical world   
 Creator:  Talbert, Richard J. A., 1947- 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  viii, 201 pages, 12 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 25 cm 
 Subjects:  Classical geography | Cartography -- History -- To 1500 | Cartography | Classical geography | History

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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10Title:  The legacy of Egypt   
 Creator:  Glanville, S. R. K. (Stephen Ranulph Kingdon), 1900-1956 
 Publication:  Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1942. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographies. 
 Extent:  xx, 424 p. illus. (incl. plans) 34 pl. (incl. map) on 19 l. 19 cm. 
 Subjects:  Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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11Title:  Deforesting the earth : from prehistory to global crisis   
 Creator:  Williams, Michael, 1935-2009 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 579-661). 
 Extent:  xxvi, 689 pages : illustrations, maps ; 26 cm 
 Subjects:  Forests and forestry -- History | Clearing of land -- History | Deforestation -- History

 
Collection:  Drexel University 
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12Title:  The legacy of Egypt   
 Creator:  Glanville, S. R. K. (Stephen Ranulph Kingdon), 1900-1956 
 Publication:  Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1942. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographies. 
 Extent:  xx, 424 p. illus. (incl. plans) 34 pl. (incl. map) on 19 l. 19 cm. 
 Subjects:  Egypt -- Civilization -- To 332 B.C

 
Collection:  NY Academy of Medicine 
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13Title:  Thomas Jefferson, the classical world, and early America   
 Creator:  Onuf, Peter S. | Cole, Nicholas, 1978- 
 Publication:  University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville, 2011. 
 Notes:  "This volume comprises a selection of essays presented at a conference held at the American Academy in Rome on October 13-14, 2008 ... "--Pref. Includes bibliographical references and index. 
 Extent:  x, 314 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Jefferson, Thomas, -- 1743-1826 -- Political and social views -- Congresses | Jefferson, Thomas, -- 1743-1826 -- Knowledge and learning -- Congresses | United States -- Civilization -- Classical influences -- Congresses | Classicism -- United States -- History -- 18th century | Political science -- United States -- History -- 18th century -- Congresses

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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14Title:  Western medicine: an illustrated history   
 Creator:  Loudon, Irvine. 
 Publication:  Oxford University Press, Oxford, New York, 1997. 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. 307-315) and index. 
 Extent:  xvi, 347 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), facsims. (some col.), maps, ports. (some col.) ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Medicine -- History | History of Medicine

 
Collection:  College of Physicians of Philadelphia 
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15Title:  The Influence of the classical world on medieval literature, architecture, music, and culture: a collection of interdisciplinary studies   
 Creator:  Fajardo-Acosta, Fidel. 
 Publication:  E. Mellen Press, Lewiston, N.Y, c1992. 
 Notes:  Papers of a conference held Jan. 19, 1992 at the University of Colorado, Boulder. Includes bibliographical references. 
 Extent:  166 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Civilization, Medieval -- Classical influences -- Congresses

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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16Title:  Decoherence and the appearance of a classical world in quantum theory   
 Creator:  Giulini, D. (Domenico), 1959- 
 Publication:  Springer, Berlin, New York, [c1996] 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (p. [335]-366). 
 Extent:  ix, 366 p. : ill., charts, tables ; 24 cm. 
 Subjects:  Quantum theory | Quantum field theory | Coherent states

 
Collection:  American Philosophical Society 
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17Title:  Atlas of the classical world   
 Alt. Title:  Atlas van de antieke wereld. English   
 Creator:  Heyden, A. A. M. van der. | Scullard, H. H. (Howard Hayes), 1903-1983 
 Publication:  Nelson, London, New York, 1959. 
 Notes:  Includes index. 
 Extent:  221 p. : ill., col. maps (1 fold.) ; 36 cm. 
 Subjects:  Classical geography -- Maps | Geography, Ancient -- Maps | Historical geography -- Maps | Greece -- Civilization -- Pictorial works | Rome -- Civilization -- Pictorial works

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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18Title:  Arthurianism in Early Plantagenet England: from Henry II to Edward I   
 Creator:  Berard, Christopher Michael 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (pages 309-347) and index. The precedent of empire and the promise of return lay at the heart of King Arthur's appeal in the Middle Ages. Both ideas found fullness of expression in the twelfth century: monarchs and magnates sought to recreate an Arthurian golden age that was as wondrous as the biblical and classical worlds, but less remote. Arthurianism, the practice of invoking and emulating the legendary Arthur of post-Roman Britain, was thus an instance of medieval medievalism. This book provides a comprehensive history of the first 150 years of Arthurianism, from its beginnings under Henry II of England to a highpoint under Edward I. It contends that the Plantagenet kings of England mockingly ascribed a literal understanding of the myth of King Arthur's return to the Brittonic Celts whilst adopting for themselves a figurative and typological interpretation of the myth. A central figure in this work is Arthur of Brittany (1187-1203), who, for more than a generation, was the focus of Arthurian hopes and their disappointment. 
 Extent:  viii, 363 pages : genealogical table ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Arthur, -- King -- Influence | Arthurian romances -- Appreciation -- Great Britain -- History | Great Britain -- History -- Medieval period, 1066-1485 | Arthur, King | Arthurian romances Appreciation | Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) | Great Britain | History

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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19Title:  Mercenaries in the classical world: to the death of Alexander   
 Creator:  English, Stephen | Roger S. Baskes Collection (Newberry Library) 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (pages [201]-206) and index. Mercenaries were a significant factor in many of the wars of the Classical world, being employed in large numbers by many states. By far the most famous were Xenophon's 'Ten Thousand', who had to cut their way out of the Persian Empire after the death of their employer and such Greek infantry were for long the most dominant type (even a Spartan king hiring himself out in one case), but there was a wide variety of mercenaries available. Some, such as Celts and Thracians were hired largely for their love of fighting, while others were valued for their specialist skills, such as Cretan archers or slingers from Rhodes or the Balearic Islands. 
 Extent:  xvi, 212 pages : illustrations, 1 map ; 24 cm 
 Subjects:  Mercenary troops -- Greece -- History -- To 1500 | Mercenary troops -- History -- To 1500 | Military history, Ancient | Military art and science -- History -- To 1500 | Mercenary troops | Military art and science | Military history, Ancient | Greece | History

 
Collection:  Newberry Library 
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20Title:  Revolt and Resistance in the Ancient Classical World and the Near East: In the Crucible of Empire   
 Creator:  Collins, John J. (John Joseph), 1946- | Manning, Joseph Gilbert 
 Notes:  Includes bibliographical references (pages 253-292) and index. This collection of essays contains a state of the field discussion about the nature of revolt and resistance in the ancient world. While it does not cover the entire ancient world, it does focus in on the key revolts of the pre-Roman imperial world. Regardless of the exact sequence, it was an undeniable fact that the area we now call the Middle East witnessed a sequence of extensive empires in the second half of the last millennium BCE. At first, these spread from East to West (Assyria, Babylon, Persia). Then after the campaigns of Alexander, the direction of conquest was reversed. Despite the sense of inevitability, or of divinely ordained destiny, that one might get from the passages that speak of a sequence of world-empires, imperial rule was always contested. The essays in this volume consider some of the ways in which imperial rule was resisted and challenged, in the Assyrian, Persian, and Hellenistic (Seleucid and Ptolemaic) empires. Not every uprising considered in this volume would qualify as a revolution by this definition. Revolution indeed was on the far end of a spectrum of social responses to empire building, from resistance to unrest, to grain riots and peasant rebellions. The editors offer the volume as a means of furthering discussions on the nature and the drivers of resistance and revolution, the motivations for them as well as a summary of the events that have left their mark on our historical sources long after the dust had settled. 
 Extent:  vi, 304 pages : illustration, map ; 25 cm. 
 Subjects:  Revolutions -- Middle East -- History | Middle East -- History -- To 622 | Middle East -- Foreign relations | Diplomatic relations | Revolutions | Middle East

 
Collection:  Yale University 
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