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Jefferson's Shadow: The Story of His Science
Keith Thomson.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300205930.  Daedalus Item Code: 62777
 
Although Thomas Jefferson's boundless curiosity has often been noted, here Keith Thomson goes further to suggest that science was a decisive influence on the third president's views on politics, ... (Read More)
 
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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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Joshua L. Chamberlain: A Life in Letters
Thomas Desjardin, ed. James McPherson, foreword.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849085595.  Daedalus Item Code: 63065
 
Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (1828–1914) earned national fame following the Battle of Gettysburg for his key role in fending off the Confederates at Little Round Top on day two of the battle, ... (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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Lafayette in the Somewhat United States: Unabridged
Sarah Vowell. Fred Armisen, Bobby Cannavale, Alexis Denisof, John Hodgman, Stephanie March, Nicke Offerman, Patton Oswalt & John Slattery, readers.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Audioworks.   Format: 7 audio CDs.
ISBN: 9781442391086.  Daedalus Item Code: 70641
 
In another of her irreverent history lessons, the author of Unfamiliar Fishes and The Wordy Shipmates gives us an insightful and unconventional account of George Washington's trusted ... (Read More)
 
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Lafayette in the Somewhat United States
Sarah Vowell.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780399573101.  Daedalus Item Code: 69702
 
In another of her irreverent history lessons, the author of Unfamiliar Fishes and The Wordy Shipmates gives us an insightful and unconventional account of George Washington's trusted ... (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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