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A. Lincoln: A Biography
Ronald C. White Jr.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812975703.  Daedalus Item Code: 62256
 
(Winner of the Christopher Award and named a Best Book of the Year by the Washington Post, Philadelphia Inquirer, and St. Louis Post-Dispatch) The author of The ... (Read More)
 
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Alexander Hamilton
Ron Chernow.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143034759.  Daedalus Item Code: 69377
 
(2004 National Book Critics Circle Award Nominee) The winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his biography Washington: A Life and the National Book Award for The House of Morgan, Ron ... (Read More)
 
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America Walks Into a Bar: A Spirited History of Taverns, Saloons, Speakeasies and Grog Shops
Christine Sismondo.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199324484.  Daedalus Item Code: 63968
 
(A Boston Globe Best Nonfiction Book of 2011) "America, as we know it, was born in a bar," Christine Sismondo provocatively declares in this fascinating history of a locale often ... (Read More)
 
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The American Circus
Susan Weber, Kenneth L. Ames & Matthew Wittmann.
Publisher: Yale/Bard Graduate Center.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300185393.  Daedalus Item Code: 64118
 
(A Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2013) In its heyday in American culture, the circus was a sophisticated combination of theater and business, and made effective use of ... (Read More)
 
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The American Senate: An Insider's History
Neil MacNeil and Richard A. Baker.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780190231965.  Daedalus Item Code: 63936
 
(Winner of the 2013 George Pendleton Prize of the Society for History in the Federal Government) The U.S. Senate has fallen on hard times, note Neil MacNeil and Richard Baker. Once known as ... (Read More)
 
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American Revolutions: A Continental History, 1750–1804
Alan Taylor.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393082814.  Daedalus Item Code: 69553
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) Following his National Book Award finalist and Pulitzer Prize winner The Internal Enemy, Alan Taylor here recasts our thinking about America's founding ... (Read More)
 
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American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses S. Grant
Ronald C. White.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069026.  Daedalus Item Code: 69412
 
(First Edition, Autographed) In his time, Ulysses S. Grant was grouped with George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in the "Trinity of Great American Leaders," yet fell out of favor in the 20th ... (Read More)
 
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Appomattox: Victory, Defeat, and Freedom at the End of the Civil War
Elizabeth R. Varon.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780190217860.  Daedalus Item Code: 63973
 
(Winner of the Library of Virginia Literary Award for Nonfiction) Robert E. Lee's April 1865 surrender to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Court House remains a moment that transcended politics, ... (Read More)
 
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Bird's Eye Views: Historic Lithographs of North American Cities
John W. Reps.
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781568981468.  Daedalus Item Code: 63865
 
As new towns and cities spread across the American frontier in the 19th century, itinerant artists followed, documenting these growing urban centers by drawing aerial perspectives, also known as ... (Read More)
 
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Byzantium and Islam: Age of Transition
Helen C. Evans & Brandie Ratliff, eds.
Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300179507.  Daedalus Item Code: 61827
 
The world was changing in the 7th-century Byzantine remnants of the Roman Empire. Byzantium's southern provinces—North Africa and the eastern Mediterranean—were already vibrant and diverse cultural ... (Read More)
 
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Catastrophe: 1914: Europe Goes to War
Max Hastings.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307597052.  Daedalus Item Code: 54683
 
(A New York Times Notable Book of 2013 and a Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of 2013) The standard image of World War I is that of muddy trenches and blasted fields, where ... (Read More)
 
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City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York
Tyler Anbinder.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544104655.  Daedalus Item Code: 69555
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) With more than three million foreign-born residents today, New York City has been America's defining port of entry for nearly four centuries. In his follow-up ... (Read More)
 
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