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The War Lovers: Roosevelt, Lodge, Hearst, and the Rush to Empire, 1898
Evan Thomas.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316004091.  Daedalus Item Code: 23354
 
On February 15th, 1898, the USS Maine mysteriously exploded in the Havana Harbor. News of the blast quickly reached U.S. shores, where it was met by some not with alarm but great enthusiasm. ... (Read More)
 
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Washington: The Indispensable Man: The Illustrated Edition
James Thomas Flexner.
Publisher: Sterling/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781454904847.  Daedalus Item Code: 42214
 
Historian James Thomas Flexner won both a National Book Award and a special Pulitzer Prize citation for his four-volume biography of George Washington, in which the author moved beyond what he termed ... (Read More)
 
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The Way We Were: New York: Nostalgic Images of the Empire State
M.J. Howard & Greg Dinkins.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762754540.  Daedalus Item Code: 22945
 
New York City is indelibly etched as a land of skyscrapers and taxi horns, yet the city—and the state beyond—has undergone constant change. Here you'll find newly dug subway tunnels and parts of ... (Read More)
 
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We Have the War Upon Us: The Onset of the Civil War, November 1860–April 1861
William J. Cooper.
Publisher: Knopf/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400042005.  Daedalus Item Code: 42215
 
Between Abraham Lincoln’s election in November 1860 and the firing on Fort Sumter in April 1861, a long tradition of political compromise broke down, and a rapid succession of events led to the Civil ... (Read More)
 
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When Did Big Ben First Bong?: 101 Questions Answered About the Greatest City on Earth
David Long.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780752455846.  Daedalus Item Code: 43023
 
From the truth about "Handel's ugly ears" to hippos running wild in Trafalgar Square, from the reason why 640 people drowned in the Thames in a single night to the tale of how Primrose Hill nearly ... (Read More)
 
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When They Come for Us, We'll Be Gone: The Epic Struggle to Save Soviet Jewry
Gal Beckerman.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547577470.  Daedalus Item Code: 31512
 
At the end of World War II, nearly three million Jews were trapped inside the Soviet Union, unwanted by a repressive Stalinist state yet forbidden to leave. Telling the full and inspiring story of ... (Read More)
 
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Where We Worked: A Celebration of America's Workers and the Nation They Built
Jack Larkin.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781599219608.  Daedalus Item Code: 22947
 
This remarkable visual history of the American laborer presents 400 captioned images—sepia, black and white, and hand-colored photographs, as well as engravings, art, and ephemera—portraying wheat ... (Read More)
 
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A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico
Amy S. Greenberg.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307592699.  Daedalus Item Code: 43146
 
Often overlooked today, our 1846 war with Mexico was one of false starts, atrocities, and back-channel negotiations; it divided the nation and paved the way for the Civil War a generation later, but ... (Read More)
 
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Wild Bill Donovan: The Spy Who Created the OSS and Modern American Espionage
Douglas Waller.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416567448.  Daedalus Item Code: 34453
 
A mythic figure whose legacy is still intensely debated, "Wild Bill" Donovan was director of the Office of Strategic Services (the country's first national intelligence agency) and the father of ... (Read More)
 
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Wild Romance: A Victorian Story of a Marriage, a Trial, and a Self-Made Woman
Chloe Schama.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717368.  Daedalus Item Code: 31930
 
In 1852, on a steamer from France to England, 19-year-old Theresa Longworth met a soldier, William Charles Yelverton, later the Viscount of Avonmore. Their flirtation became an epistolary affair, and ... (Read More)
 
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William Clark and the Shaping of the West
Landon Y. Jones.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803226975.  Daedalus Item Code: 43182
 
Between 1803 and 1806, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark co-captained the most famous expedition in American history. But while Lewis ended his life just three years later, Clark, as the ... (Read More)
 
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William H. Prescott's History of the Conquest of Mexico
William H. Prescott. J.H. Elliott, intro.
Publisher: Continuum.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781441146991.  Daedalus Item Code: 42598
 
Originally published in 1843, William Prescott's concise history of Cortés's struggle for control in the New World is vividly imagined and has the narrative drive of a novel. This description of a ... (Read More)
 
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