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Tradition and the Black Atlantic: Critical Theory in the African Diaspora
Henry Louis Gates Jr.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465014101.  Daedalus Item Code: 32999
In this conversational tour through the halls of theory, Henry Louis Gates Jr. leaps from Richard Wright to Spike Lee, from Pat Buchanan to Frantz Fanon, and ultimately to the source of ... (Read More)
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The Train to Crystal City: FDR's Secret Prisoner Exchange Program and America's Only Family Internment Camp During World War II
Jan Jarboe Russell.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451693669.  Daedalus Item Code: 51915
From 1942 to 1948, thousands of foreign-born American civilians were sent to an internment camp in Crystal City, Texas, where they were sometimes exchanged for other American POWs in Japan and ... (Read More)
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Traitor to the Crown: The Untold Story of the Popish Plot and the Conspiracy Against Samuel Pepys
James Long & Ben Long.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590202647.  Daedalus Item Code: 41711
In 1679, England is awash with suspicions of conspiracy and religious terrorism. Samuel Pepys, Secretary of the Admiralty, finds himself in a position few people then or now would have expected: ... (Read More)
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Treasury of Roman Love: Poems, Quotations & Proverbs in Latin and English
Richard A. Branyon, ed.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780781803090.  Daedalus Item Code: 52181
"Suns when they sink can rise again, / But we, when our brief light has shone, / Must sleep through the long night ... // Nobody can do evil to us / By keeping count of our kisses." So wrote Catullus ... (Read More)
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The True Benjamin Franklin: An Illuminating Look into the Life of One of Our Greatest Founding Fathers
Sydney George Fisher.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781629144030.  Daedalus Item Code: 54011
Seeking to resurrect Benjamin Franklin, the man, from the shroud of myth that had enveloped the Founding Fathers, this 1898 biography from Philadelphia lawyer and colonial historian Sydney George ... (Read More)
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The Trust: The Private and Powerful Family Behind The New York Times
Susan E. Tifft & Alex S. Jones.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316836319.  Daedalus Item Code: 21313
(National Book Critics Circle Award finalist) Throughout the 20th century and into the 21st, a single family has controlled America's newspaper of record, setting the agenda not only for the ... (Read More)
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Twelve Years a Slave
Solomon Northup. Dolen Perkins-Valdez, intro.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476767345.  Daedalus Item Code: 54590
The inspiration for the triple Oscar-winning film of the same name, this is the 1853 memoir of Solomon Northup, a black man born free in upstate New York who was drugged, beaten, and sold in the ... (Read More)
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Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption (Movie Tie-In Edition)
Laura Hillenbrand.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812987119.  Daedalus Item Code: 59113
He was a prankster, a free spirit, and a hell-raising kid on the streets of Torrance, California, in the 1930s, but Louie Zamperini found a purpose in running; his blazing performance at the 1936 ... (Read More)
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Underground in Berlin: A Young Woman's Extraordinary Tale of Survival in the Heart of Nazi Germany
Marie Jalowicz Simon. Anthea Bell, trans. Hermann Simon, foreword & afterword.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316382090.  Daedalus Item Code: 59549
A piece of undiscovered history as gripping as any thriller, this new memoir is the account of a young Jewish woman who survived the Holocaust in World War II by hiding out in the Nazi capital. Even ... (Read More)
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The Undivided Past: Humanity Beyond Our Differences
David Cannadine.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307269072.  Daedalus Item Code: 43970
Investigating the six major categories of human identity and confrontation—religion, nation, class, gender, race, and civilization—the author of The Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy ... (Read More)
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Unfamiliar Fishes
Sarah Vowell.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594487873.  Daedalus Item Code: 53263
From the author of The Wordy Shipmates comes this examination of Hawaii as the place where "Manifest Destiny" got a sunburn. While many think of 1776 as the defining year of American history, ... (Read More)
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Unknown Soldiers: The American Expeditionary Forces in Memory & Remembrance
Mark A. Snell, ed.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780873389402.  Daedalus Item Code: 42667
This anthology of essays surveys how Americans have remembered, commemorated, and interpreted the history of World War I's AEF (American Expeditionary Forces) and its soldiers, shedding light on how ... (Read More)
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