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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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A Merciless Place: The Fate of Britain's Convicts After the American Revolution
Emma Christopher.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199782550.  Daedalus Item Code: 30724
 
From the Australian historian who gave us Slave Trade Sailors and Their Captive Cargoes, this story begins with the American War of Independence, until which many British convicts were shipped ... (Read More)
 
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Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid that Sparked the Civil War
Tony Horwitz.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805091533.  Daedalus Item Code: 44286
 
(A New York Times Notable Book for 2011, a Library Journal Top Ten Best Book of 2011, and a Boston Globe Best Nonfiction Book of 2011) The author of A Voyage Long and ... (Read More)
 
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The Mississippi River in Maps & Views: From Lake Itasca to The Gulf of Mexico
Robert A. Holland.
Publisher: Rizzoli.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780847830718.  Daedalus Item Code: 42077
 
This celebration of "America's Main Street" features more than 80 full color maps dating from as early as 1524, documenting the European discovery and exploration of the river and the extraordinary ... (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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Mud: A Military History
C.E. Wood.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781597970037.  Daedalus Item Code: 44306
 
Napoleon delayed his attack at Waterloo to allow the mud to dry. In November 1942, Russian mud stopped the Germans, who could not advance again until the temperature dropped low enough to freeze the ... (Read More)
 
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Music & Monarchy: A History of Britain in Four Movements
David Starkey & Katie Greening.
Publisher: BBC Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781849906814.  Daedalus Item Code: 52367
 
Showcasing a monarch's power, prestige, and taste, music has been the lifeblood of many a royal dynasty. Featuring 16 pages of color illustrations, this history by the author of Royal River ... (Read More)
 
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Mussolini and Fascism: Interlink Illustrated Histories
Marco Palla. Arthur Figliola & Claudia Rattazzi Papka, trans.
Publisher: Interlink.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566563406.  Daedalus Item Code: 42394
 
By the mid-1920s, Benito Mussolini had ruthlessly crushed all opposition to his bid for power, becoming the sovereign head of a fascist Italy. As shown in this book, Italy's territorial incursions ... (Read More)
 
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Naples Declared: A Walk Around the Bay
Benjamin Taylor.
Publisher: Putnam.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780399159176.  Daedalus Item Code: 44361
 
A city of seemingly irreconcilable opposites, Naples is simultaneously "glorious and ghastly" as Ben Taylor acknowledges. And yet such is his affection for the place that Taylor—also the much-praised ... (Read More)
 
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The Native American Experience
Jay Wertz.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780233003122.  Daedalus Item Code: 51741
 
From their prehistoric migration to North America through their contemporary contributions to the world of sports, art, and literature, the Native Americans are extensively profiled in this history. ... (Read More)
 
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Native Americans
James Lagomarsino.
Publisher: Taj.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781844063161.  Daedalus Item Code: 51641
 
This abundantly illustrated survey of Native American peoples moves region-by-region through the United States and Canada, describing tribal groups and nations in the Arctic and subarctic, the ... (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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