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London Bridge in America: The True Story of a Transatlantic Crossing
Travis Elborough.
Publisher: Jonathan Cape.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780224096256.  Daedalus Item Code: 51174
 
In 1968 the world's largest antique went to America. But how do you transport a 130-year-old bridge across 4300 miles of ocean and sand? Why did oil baron and chainsaw-manufacturing king Robert ... (Read More)
 
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Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic
David Howard.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547520216.  Daedalus Item Code: 34233
 
April 1865: Robert E. Lee surrenders at Appomattox, John Wilkes Booth assassinates Abraham Lincoln, and General Sherman's army marches into the vanquished city of Raleigh. Sometime in that tumultuous ... (Read More)
 
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The Making of a Patriot: Benjamin Franklin at the Cockpit
Sheila L. Skemp.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195386578.  Daedalus Item Code: 50847
 
In January 1774, Benjamin Franklin was called to appear before the Privy Council in London—in a room in Whitehall Palace known as the Cockpit—where he was accused of harboring "secret designs" to win ... (Read More)
 
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Mania: The Story of the Outraged & Outrageous Lives That Launched a Cultural Revolution
Ronald K.L. Collins & David M. Skover.
Publisher: Top Five.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781938938023.  Daedalus Item Code: 43192
 
By the time 19-year-old Lucien Carr stabbed his obsessive pursuer David Kammerer to death on the banks of the Hudson River in August 1944, it was clear that the hard-partying teenager who had brought ... (Read More)
 
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Many Identities, One Nation: The Revolution and Its Legacy in the Mid-Atlantic
Liam Riordan.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812220506.  Daedalus Item Code: 51032
 
Neither as homogenous as Puritan New England nor as demarcated as the slaveholding South, the richly diverse mid-Atlantic region of Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New Jersey became highly politicized in ... (Read More)
 
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The Many Loves of Buffalo Bill: The True Story of Life on the Wild West Show
Chris Enss. Peter Sherayko. foreword.
Publisher: TwoDot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762748150.  Daedalus Item Code: 41882
 
Buffalo Bill Cody's charismatic personality and popular road shows made him the emblem of the Wild West in the eyes of the public. The author of A Beautiful Mine looks beyond the legend, to ... (Read More)
 
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Massachusetts Troublemakers: Rebels, Reformers, and Radicals from the Bay State
Paul Della Valle.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762748501.  Daedalus Item Code: 41883
 
Stirring up trouble has a long and illustrious history in the Bay State. From such famous figures as brewer-turned-patriot Samuel Adams to more obscure personalities like Joe Palmer—who was ... (Read More)
 
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Master of the Mountain: Thomas Jefferson and His Slaves
Henry Wiencek.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780374534028.  Daedalus Item Code: 50456
 
Having previously assessed George Washington's ambiguous stance on slavery in An Imperfect God, the National Book Critics Circle Award–winning author of The Hairstons here turns his ... (Read More)
 
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Men of Color to Arms!: Black Soldiers, Indian Wars, and the Quest for Equality
Elizabeth D. Leonard.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393060393.  Daedalus Item Code: 50427
 
In 1863, at the height of the Civil War, Frederick Douglass assured African Americans that serving in the military offered a sure path to freedom. Once a black man became a soldier, he declared, ... (Read More)
 
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The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics, and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible
Simon Winchester.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062079619.  Daedalus Item Code: 49475
 
For more than two centuries, E pluribus unum has appeared on America's seals and currency. Here the author of The Meaning of Everything, Krakatoa, and Atlantic considers ... (Read More)
 
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The Men Who United the States: America's Explorers, Inventors, Eccentrics and Mavericks, and the Creation of One Nation, Indivisible
Simon Winchester.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062079602.  Daedalus Item Code: 39010
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) For more than two centuries, E pluribus unum has appeared on America's seals and currency. Here the author of The Meaning of Everything, ... (Read More)
 
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The Merchant of Power: Sam Insull, Thomas Edison, and the Creation of the Modern Metropolis
John F. Wasik.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780230609525.  Daedalus Item Code: 44045
 
This rags-to-riches story from business journalist and Bloomberg News columnist John Wasik recounts how Sam Insull—right hand to Thomas Edison—became one of the richest men in the world as a pivotal ... (Read More)
 
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