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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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Men, Women & Manners in Colonial Times
Sydney Fisher. Wayne LaPierre, intro.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781629145020.  Daedalus Item Code: 63993
 
The author of such early American histories as The Evolution of the Constitution of the United States, Sydney George Fisher (18561927) here gives us the customs and character of the colonies, ... (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, both revered as two of the great commanders of their age. Born four years ... (Read More)
 
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The Monuments Men: Allied Heroes, Nazi Thieves, and the Greatest Treasure Hunt in History (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Robert M. Edsel, with Brett Witter.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316240079.  Daedalus Item Code: 70604
 
From 1943 to 1951, 350 men and women from 13 Allied nations served in the Monuments, Fine Arts, and Archives section (MFAA) of the Allied armed forces, the first and most ambitious effort in history ... (Read More)
 
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The Moral Arc: How Science and Reason Lead Humanity Toward Truth, Justice, and Freedom
Michael Shermer.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805096910.  Daedalus Item Code: 64568
 
From Galileo and Isaac Newton to Thomas Hobbes and Martin Luther King Jr., many important thinkers have consciously employed scientific techniques to better understand the disciplines of politics, ... (Read More)
 
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Mrs Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady
Kate Summerscale.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781408831243.  Daedalus Item Code: 64463
 
Headstrong, high-spirited, and already widowed, Isabella Walker became Mrs. Henry Robinson at age 31 in 1844. Henry was a successful civil engineer, and moved Isabella and their two sons to Edinburgh ... (Read More)
 
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Mrs. Charles Darwin's Recipe Book: Revived and Illustrated
Dusha Bateson & Weslie Janeway. Janet Browne, preface. Nach Waxman, foreword.
Publisher: Glitterati.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780980155730.  Daedalus Item Code: 41192
 
While her husband's book On the Origin of Species changed the way we viewed the rise of life on earth, Emma Wedgwood Darwin herself gave us a book that now sheds light on Victorian style, ... (Read More)
 
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Mrs. Mattingly's Miracle: The Prince, the Widow, and the Cure that Shocked Washington City
Nancy Lusignan Schultz.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300205893.  Daedalus Item Code: 62776
 
In 1824 in Washington, D.C., Ann Mattingly, widowed sister of the city's mayor, was miraculously cured of a ravaging cancer. Just days from her predicted demise, she arose from her sickbed free from ... (Read More)
 
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My American Revolution: A Modern Expedition Through History's Forgotten Battlegrounds
Robert Sullivan.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250037701.  Daedalus Item Code: 54531
 
We tend to think of the American Revolution as a Massachusetts-based event orchestrated by Virginians, but in fact the war took place mostly in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. In this attempt ... (Read More)
 
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Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War
Joseph E. Johnston.
Publisher: Endeavour.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781911445111.  Daedalus Item Code: 64316
 
Respected by his Union opponents but at odds with Jefferson Davis and other Confederate leaders, General Joseph Johnston remains a controversial figure, more than 150 years after the end of the ... (Read More)
 
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A Nation and Not a Rabble: The Irish Revolution 19131923
Diarmaid Ferriter.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781468312164.  Daedalus Item Code: 70024
 
A renowned historian of modern Ireland, Diarmaid Ferriter here presents a remarkably lucid chronicle and analysis of the Irish revolutionary period from 1913 1o 1923. It began as Irish home rule ... (Read More)
 
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A Nation of Nations: A Great American Immigration Story
Tom Gjelten.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476743851.  Daedalus Item Code: 64711
 
Since the 1965 Immigration and Nationality Act, the foreign-born population of the United States has tripled. Significantly, these immigrants are no longer primarily from Europe, but from all corners ... (Read More)
 
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