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Alexander Hamilton: A Life
Willard Sterne Randall.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060954666.  Daedalus Item Code: 53516
 
From a less than auspicious start in 1755 on the Caribbean Island of Nevis to his untimely death in a duel with his old enemy Aaron Burr in 1804, Alexander Hamilton—despite his short life—left a huge ... (Read More)
 
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Alexander the Corrector: The Tormented Genius Whose Cruden's Concordance Unwrote the Bible
Julia Keay.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781585678013.  Daedalus Item Code: 22279
 
Cruden's Concordance to the Bible, a combination index, dictionary, and analysis of the Bible, was a monumental achievement; at 2.5 million words, it is four times the length of the Bible ... (Read More)
 
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America Aflame: How the Civil War Created a Nation
David Goldfield.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596917026.  Daedalus Item Code: 53174
 
The author of Still Fighting the Civil War and Black, White, and Southern, historian David Goldfield here explores what he argues is a hugely significant yet overlooked force driving ... (Read More)
 
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Time: America: An Illustrated History
Kelly Knauer, ed.
Publisher: Time Inc.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781933821245.  Daedalus Item Code: 44033
 
This lush visual chronicle of the United States brings an immediacy to American history through large reproductions of art and often-startling archival photos in color and black and white. Here are ... (Read More)
 
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The American Far West in the 20th Century
Earl Pomeroy. Howard R. Lamar, foreword.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300158526.  Daedalus Item Code: 52782
 
Although the American West is often considered a somewhat mythical place that was utterly transformed by settlers at the turn of the 20th century, it has actually remained in flux, posits Earl ... (Read More)
 
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Ancient American Art: In Detail
Colin McEwan.
Publisher: Harvard.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780674033153.  Daedalus Item Code: 40043
 
Gorgeously illustrated with items of jade, turquoise, featherwork, wood, stone, metalwork, ceramics, and textiles from Mexico and Central and South America—including lifelike Olmec figures in kaolin ... (Read More)
 
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Ancient Egypt on Five Deben a Day
Donald P. Ryan.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500251485.  Daedalus Item Code: 52387
 
If ever a troublesome time warp should send you back to the 13th century BC, this is the only guide you'll need to navigate your way around the Egypt of Ramesses the Great. Sail up the Nile and visit ... (Read More)
 
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Ancient Israel: The Former Prophets: Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings
Robert Alter.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393082692.  Daedalus Item Code: 50421
 
Chronicling a golden age for ancient Israel and its subsequent decadence and defeat, the biblical books Joshua, Judges, Samuel, and Kings are rendered into contemporary English by the PEN Center ... (Read More)
 
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The Ancient Paths: Discovering the Lost Map of Celtic Europe
Graham Robb.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781447229766.  Daedalus Item Code: 53107
 
In this book, published in the United States as The Discovery of Middle Earth, the author of the Duff Cooper and Ondaatje Prize winner The Discovery of France uncovers evidence of one ... (Read More)
 
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Antony and Cleopatra
Adrian Goldsworthy.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300165340.  Daedalus Item Code: 32728
 
The author of How Rome Fell, The Roman Army at War, and In the Name of Rome, Adrian Goldsworthy here turns to the almost mythical political romance of Antony and Cleopatra. In ... (Read More)
 
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Around the World in 500 Days: The Circumnavigation of the Merchant Bark Charles Stewart, 1883–1884
Hattie Atwood Freeman. Curtis Dahl, ed.
Publisher: Mystic Seaport.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780913372906.  Daedalus Item Code: 52867
 
In an era when young women would have rarely undertaken such a trip, 17-year-old Hattie Atwood Freeman set sail on her father's ship for a merchant expedition that took her around the globe. First ... (Read More)
 
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An Artist in Treason: The Extraordinary Double Life of General James Wilkinson
Andro Linklater.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802777713.  Daedalus Item Code: 31868
 
For almost two decades, through the War of 1812, James Wilkinson was the senior general in the United States Army. He was also a spy for the Spanish secret service—a position all the more remarkable ... (Read More)
 
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