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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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John Quincy Adams
Harlow Giles Unger.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780306822650.  Daedalus Item Code: 51314
 
An ambassador, Secretary of State, congressman, and the sixth president of the United States, John Quincy Adams has rarely gotten his due as one of America's greatest statesmen, suggests the author ... (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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Kidnapping the Enemy: The Special Operations to Capture Generals Charles Lee and Richard Prescott
Christian M. McBurney.
Publisher: Westholme/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594161834.  Daedalus Item Code: 53342
 
On the night of December 12, 1776, on a reconnaissance in New Jersey, officers of the British dragoons broke into a tavern and captured George Washington's second-in-command, Major General Charles ... (Read More)
 
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The King Years: Historic Moments in the Civil Rights Movement
Taylor Branch.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451678970.  Daedalus Item Code: 40445
 
Condensing his superlative three-volume history America in the King Years—the first book of which won the Pulitzer Prize—Taylor Branch here culls 18 pivotal dramas, beginning with the ... (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 Johnson: An Oral History
Michael L. Gillette.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199908080.  Daedalus Item Code: 50843
 
Over a span of 18 years, Lady Bird Johnson recorded 47 oral history interviews with Michael Gillette and his colleagues at the LBJ Library's Oral History Program. These conversations form the heart ... (Read More)
 
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Landscape Turned Red: The Battle of Antietam
Stephen W. Sears.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618344192.  Daedalus Item Code: 59586
 
(Winner of the 1983 Fletcher Pratt Award) The battle waged on September 17, 1862, at Antietam Creek, Maryland, was one of the bloodiest in American history; in this single day, the Civil War ... (Read More)
 
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Last Call: The Rise and Fall of Prohibition
Daniel Okrent.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780743277020.  Daedalus Item Code: 32252
 
(Winner of the American Historical Association's Albert J. Beveridge Prize) The author of the Pulitzer Prize finalist Great Fortune, as well as the New York Times's first public ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Confederate General: John C. Vaughn and His East Tennessee Cavalry
Larry Gordon.
Publisher: Zenith.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780760335178.  Daedalus Item Code: 53364
 
In the mid-19th century John Crawford Vaughn was one of the most famous men in Tennessee. He was the first man to raise a regiment in the state and the last Confederate general in the eastern theater ... (Read More)
 
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