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Jerks in New York History: Speaking Ill of the Dead
Kara Hughes.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762760329.  Daedalus Item Code: 62346
 
From rabid moralist Anthony Comstock (1844–1915), the "Jerk Most Likely to Send You to Prison for No Good Reason," to Southern sympathizer and corrupt city mayor Fernando Wood (1812–81), the "Jerk ... (Read More)
 
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Jerks in Washington, D.C. History: Speaking Ill of the Dead
Emilee Hines.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762760336.  Daedalus Item Code: 62347
 
Here are 17 badly behaved characters who shaped history from within the nation's capital, as well as the dark side of some famous and even revered figures from America's past. Meet Aaron Burr, the ... (Read More)
 
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Junius and Albert's Adventures in the Confederacy: A Civil War Odyssey
Peter Carlson.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781610391542.  Daedalus Item Code: 51315
 
Captured by Confederates and shuffled from one prison to another, journalists Junius Browne and Albert Richardson escaped and trekked across the snow-covered Appalachians with the help of slaves and ... (Read More)
 
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A Just and Generous Nation: Abraham Lincoln and the Fight for American Opportunity
Harold Holzer & Norton Garfinkle.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465028306.  Daedalus Item Code: 63264
 
In this intriguing take on Abraham Lincoln's purpose in going to war when the South seceded from the Union, Lincoln scholar Harold Holzer and economist Norton Garfinkle posit that his guiding ... (Read More)
 
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The Kennedy Men: 1901–1963
Laurence Leamer.
Publisher: Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060502881.  Daedalus Item Code: 70185
 
A political dynasty whose tremendous successes are counterbalanced by harrowing losses, the Kennedys are seen here through the lens of patriarch Joseph P. Kennedy's relationship with his family, in ... (Read More)
 
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La Gazette Françoise, 1780—1781: Revolutionary America's French Newspaper
Eugena Poulin & Claire Quintal, trans.
Publisher: University Press New England.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781584656630.  Daedalus Item Code: 44095
 
Published eight times between 1780 and 1781, La Gazette Françoise was created to satisfy the curiosity of 6,000 French soldiers stationed in Rhode Island about their American military ... (Read More)
 
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Lady Bird and Lyndon: The Hidden Story of a Marriage that Made a President
Betty Boyd Caroli.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439191224.  Daedalus Item Code: 64137
 
The conventional story goes that Lyndon Johnson married Lady Bird for her money and demeaned her by his many affairs, and that her only legacy was protecting the nation's wildflowers. But here the ... (Read More)
 
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Land of the Free: Wargames Rules for North America 1754–1815
Joe Krone.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781472801128.  Daedalus Item Code: 70231
 
Though we tend to focus on the Revolutionary War as the founding crucible of the United States, the first stirrings of a nationalist movement began with the international contest of the French and ... (Read More)
 
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The Last of the President's Men
Bob Woodward.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501116445.  Daedalus Item Code: 64138
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who, with Carl Bernstein, exposed the Watergate scandal in the Washington Post, Bob Woodward here follows up their 1974 book All the President's ... (Read More)
 
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Lee: A Biography
Clifford Dowdey.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781632207180.  Daedalus Item Code: 63997
 
Too often defined solely by his contributions to the Confederate cause, Robert E. Lee needs to be seen in the context of his entire, altogether remarkable life, avers the author of Lee and His Men ... (Read More)
 
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Letters from China: The Canton-Boston Correspondence of Robert Bennet Forbes, 1838–1840
Phyllis Forbes Kerr, ed.
Publisher: Mystic Seaport.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780913372777.  Daedalus Item Code: 52868
 
In the mid-19th century, captain Robert Bennet Forbes's trading expeditions took him from Boston to such far-flung locales as China, Hong Kong, and Macao. These letters he exchanged with his wife ... (Read More)
 
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The Letters of John F. Kennedy
John F. Kennedy. Martin W. Sandler, ed.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608192717.  Daedalus Item Code: 54287
 
From the 12-year-old John F. Kennedy's charming written plea to his father for a raise in his allowance, to a rather poetic RSVP to a July 1963 sailing event, the correspondence of the 35th president ... (Read More)
 
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