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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 1913–1923
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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Native American Survival Skills: How to Make Primitive Tools and Crafts from Natural Materials
W. Ben Hunt.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781629145976.  Daedalus Item Code: 63998
 
Artist and educator W. Ben Hunt—whose Sioux name was Tasunka Witko—traveled throughout the Midwest in the early 20th century, occasionally living with Native American tribes and meeting with their ... (Read More)
 
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The Nazis Next Door: How America Became a Safe Haven for Hitler's Men
Eric Lichtblau.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544577886.  Daedalus Item Code: 63672
 
(A Newsweek Best Book of 2014) A Pulitzer Prize–winning investigative reporter with the Washington bureau of the New York Times and the author of Bush's Law: The Remaking of ... (Read More)
 
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A New Race of Men: Scotland 1815–1914
Michael Fry.
Publisher: Birlinn Ltd.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781780271422.  Daedalus Item Code: 63163
 
War opened and closed Scotland's greatest century, from a pitiless part in the defeat of Napoleon in 1815 to the huge blood sacrifice of World War I. In between came major Scottish contributions to ... (Read More)
 
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New York Immigrant Experience: A Guided Tour Through History
Randi Minetor. Nic Minetor, photos.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762757435.  Daedalus Item Code: 34922
 
This illustrated history of immigration in America's most international city—ranging from colonial times to the mid-19th-century Irish Potato Famine, and from Ellis Island to the present day—provides ... (Read More)
 
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Off the Map: Lost Spaces, Invisible Cities, Forgotten Islands, Feral Places, and What They Tell Us About the World
Alastair Bonnett.
Publisher: Aurum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781781316030.  Daedalus Item Code: 63164
 
From forgotten enclaves to floating islands, from hidden villages to New York City gutter spaces, this book charts some of the most remarkable yet least known locations on the planet. And while these ... (Read More)
 
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On Aristotle: Saving Politics from Philosophy
Alan Ryan.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871407061.  Daedalus Item Code: 64019
 
The author of On Politics as well as biographies of John Dewey and Bertrand Russell, political theorist Alan Ryan here offers an essential and accessible introduction to Plato's most famous ... (Read More)
 
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On London
Charles Dickens.
Publisher: Hesperus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781843916154.  Daedalus Item Code: 53757
 
The sense of place was of the utmost importance to Charles Dickens, and nowhere is more associated with him than London; Dickens spent several hours a day exploring its streets and inhabitants, and ... (Read More)
 
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Once in a Great City: A Detroit Story
David Maraniss.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476748382.  Daedalus Item Code: 64141
 
(Winner of the 2016 Robert F. Kennedy Book Award and one of the Economist's Best Books of 2015) This stirring portrait of Detroit in its heyday depicts a city of seemingly limitless ... (Read More)
 
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