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In the Shadow of the Civil War: Passmore Williamson and the Rescue of Jane Johnson
Nat Brandt with Yanna Kroyt Brandt.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570036873.  Daedalus Item Code: 32801
 
Six years before the onset of the Civil War, two courageous figures—one a free white man and one an enslaved black woman—risked personal liberty to ensure each other's freedom in an explosive episode ... (Read More)
 
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Independence: A Guide to Historic Philadelphia
Geroge W. Boudreau.
Publisher: Westholme/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594161438.  Daedalus Item Code: 40482
 
From its beginning as a haven for English Quakers in William Penn's colony, the city of Philadelphia prospered, becoming a leading port in the English Atlantic world. The city was grounded in ... (Read More)
 
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The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride
Daniel James Brown.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061348112.  Daedalus Item Code: 23953
 
In April 1846, 21-year-old Sarah Graves set out west from Illinois with her new husband, her parents, and eight siblings. Seven months later, after joining a party of emigrants led by George Donner, ... (Read More)
 
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The Intellectual Devotional American History: Revive Your Mind, Complete Your Education, and Converse Confidently About Out 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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Into Dust and Fire: Five Young Americans Who Went First to Fight the Nazi Army
Rachel S. Cox.
Publisher: NAL.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780451234759.  Daedalus Item Code: 33404
 
In the spring of 1941, Britain stood alone against the Nazi onslaught in Europe. The United States remained wary of joining another costly and destructive conflict, but for five extraordinary young ... (Read More)
 
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It Happened on Washington Square
Emily Kies Folpe.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780801870880.  Daedalus Item Code: 34979
 
The heart of New York City's Greenwich Village—lined by elegant townhouses and anchored by Stanford White's iconic Washington Arch—Washington Square Park has been a vital public space for nearly two ... (Read More)
 
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Jack Kennedy: Elusive Hero
Chris Matthews.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451635096.  Daedalus Item Code: 40802
 
"What was he like?" Jack Kennedy said that the reason people read biography is to answer that basic question. What was he like, this man whose own wife called him "that elusive, unforgettable man?" ... (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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James Madison and the Making of America
Kevin R.C. Gutzman.
Publisher: St. Martin's/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312625009.  Daedalus Item Code: 38047
 
Renowned as the "Father of the Constitution," James Madison was skeptical that the document would endure, and doubted the necessity of the Bill of Rights. This critical biography explains how Madison ... (Read More)
 
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Kearny's March: The Epic Creation of the American West, 1846–1847
Winston Groom.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307270962.  Daedalus Item Code: 34161
 
In June 1846, following the U.S. annexation of Texas and the Mexican declaration of war, General Stephen Watts Kearny rode out of Fort Leavenworth with 2,000 soldiers, bound for California with ... (Read More)
 
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Kentucky Rising: Democracy, Slavery, and Culture from the Early Republic to the Civil War
James A. Ramage & Andrea S. Watkins.
Publisher: Kentucky/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780813134406.  Daedalus Item Code: 38049
 
As they began a pivotal chapter in our westward expansion, Kentucky's first settlers brought with them a dedication to democracy and great optimism about the future. Far from being provincial, ... (Read More)
 
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Killer Colt: Murder, Disgrace, and the Making of an American Legend
Harold Schechter.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345476814.  Daedalus Item Code: 21858
 
The author of The Devil's Gentleman returns to the sinister shadows of gaslit New York City in this gripping true-crime account, beginning in 1841 with the last moments of the life of ... (Read More)
 
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