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Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America
Peter C. Mancall.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300164220.  Daedalus Item Code: 32741
 
Richard Hakluyt the younger, a contemporary of William Shakespeare, advocated the creation of English colonies in the New World at a time when the advantages of this idea were far from self-evident. ... (Read More)
 
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Half Moon: Henry Hudson and the Voyage That Redrew the Map of the New World
Douglas Hunter.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596916807.  Daedalus Item Code: 31899
 
The year 2009 marked the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's discovery of the majestic river that bears his name. Commissioned by the Dutch East India Company to find a northeastern passage over ... (Read More)
 
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Henry Hudson: Dreams and Obsession: The Tragic Legacy of the New World's Least Understood Explorer
Corey Sandler.
Publisher: Citadel.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780806528533.  Daedalus Item Code: 44343
 
Was Henry Hudson one of the boldest explorers of all time, or was he merely an accidental tourist who stumbled into history? Was he the world's worst ship's captain, master of four failed expeditions ... (Read More)
 
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A History of America in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps
Chris West.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250043689.  Daedalus Item Code: 49522
 
In this delightful follow-up to A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps ("a lovely book ... and not just for philatelists," said the Cleveland Plain Dealer), English stamp ... (Read More)
 
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The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War
Daniel Stashower.
Publisher: Minotaur.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312600228.  Daedalus Item Code: 42763
 
(Winner of the 2013 Agatha Award and 2014 Edgar Award for nonfiction; one of the Washington Post's Notable Nonfiction Books of 2013) In this "history that reads like a ... (Read More)
 
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How to Lose the Civil War: Military Mistakes of the War Between the States
Bill Fawcett, ed.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061807275.  Daedalus Item Code: 51359
 
For four years in the mid-19th century, brother fought brother in the terrible conflict between the Union and the Confederacy, an epic historical drama indelibly marked by a remarkable cast of ... (Read More)
 
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How We Elected Lincoln: Personal Recollections
Abram J. Dittenhoefer. Kathleen Hall Jamieson, foreword.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812219142.  Daedalus Item Code: 40298
 
Young South Carolinian abolitionist Abram Dittenhoefer encountered Abraham Lincoln in New York City on February 27, 1860, establishing a mutual friendship and trust. Soon, Dittenhoefer became a ... (Read More)
 
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I Used to Know That: Civil War: Stuff You Forgot from School
Fred DuBose.
Publisher: Reader's Digest.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781606522448.  Daedalus Item Code: 50451
 
From the Dred Scott Decision to the attack on Fort Sumter, and from the Gettysburg Address to the Reconstruction, the Civil War can sometimes seem like a daunting array of names and dates. Featuring ... (Read More)
 
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Ike's Bluff: President Eisenhower's Secret Battle to Save the World
Evan Thomas.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316091046.  Daedalus Item Code: 52571
 
Upon assuming the presidency in 1953, Dwight Eisenhower set about to make good on his campaign promise to end the Korean War. Yet while the genial, grandfatherly Eisenhower would come to be viewed by ... (Read More)
 
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Imperfect Presidents: Tales of Misadventure and Triumph
Jim Cullen.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780230605787.  Daedalus Item Code: 52886
 
In this humorous yet informative reappraisal of the American presidency, Jim Cullen takes 12 presidents down from their pedestals by examining key missteps in their careers—and how they transcended ... (Read More)
 
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In Darkest Alaska: Travel and Empire Along the Inside Passage
Robert Campbell.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812220483.  Daedalus Item Code: 40299
 
Even before the great Klondike Gold Rush of 1897, Alaska loomed large in the American imagination as a land of unknown wonders. Thousands of adventurers journeyed along the Inside Passage—the nearly ... (Read More)
 
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Independence: The Struggle to Set America Free
John Ferling.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608190089.  Daedalus Item Code: 53220
 
No event in American history was more pivotal—or more furiously contested—than Congress's decision to declare independence in July 1776. In this history, the author of A Leap in the Dark and ... (Read More)
 
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