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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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Indians: A Photographic Portfolio (English/German Languages)
Edward S. Curtis, photog.
Publisher: Ear Books.   Format: hardcover & CDs.
ISBN: 9788863500004.  Daedalus Item Code: 52014
 
Featuring the sepia photos of Edward S. Curtis—some of them appearing as startlingly personal portraits in these large reproductions—this book explores the more mythic aspect of the Native American ... (Read More)
 
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The Intellectual Devotional—American History: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Converse Confidently About Our Nation's Past
David S. Kidder & Noah H. Oppenheim.
Publisher: Rodale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781609614676.  Daedalus Item Code: 41164
 
Modeled after bedside books of prayer and contemplation, David Kidder and Noah Oppenheim's original Intellectual Devotional offered secular wisdom and cerebral nourishment through a year's ... (Read More)
 
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Island of Vice: Theodore Roosevelt's Doomed Quest to Clean Up Sin-Loving New York
Richard Zacks.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385519724.  Daedalus Item Code: 41984
 
The author of The Pirate Hunter, An Underground Education, and History Laid Bare here paints a vivid portrait of the lewd underbelly of 1890s New York, and of Theodore Roosevelt ... (Read More)
 
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Jacobs Beach: The Mob, the Fights, the Fifties
Kevin Mitchell.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781605982731.  Daedalus Item Code: 40262
 
"British sportswriter [Kevin] Mitchell offers an anecdotal survey of boxing in the 1950s, often considered the sport's golden age…. It’s a fascinating story, full of great fighters (Robinson, ... (Read More)
 
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JFK in Ireland: Four Days that Changed a President
Ryan Tubridy.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762772575.  Daedalus Item Code: 41880
 
"This is not the land of my birth, but it is the land for which I hold the greatest affection," said John F. Kennedy in June 1963, as he visited Limerick during a memorable trip to his ancestral ... (Read More)
 
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John F. Kennedy: The Life, the Presidency, the Assassination
Ian Shircore & David Southwell.
Publisher: Andre Deutsch.   Format: slipcased.
ISBN: 9780233003979.  Daedalus Item Code: 51731
 
His life and presidency were tragically cut short, but John F. Kennedy's legacy looms large even today. From his wartime heroism to the controversial 1960 election, and from the Cuban Missile Crisis ... (Read More)
 
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