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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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Mr. and Mrs. Madison's War: America's First Couple and the Second War of Independence
Hugh Howard.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781608190713.  Daedalus Item Code: 38053
 
August 28, 1814. Smoke rises from the ruin of the Capitol after a British raiding party came up the Anacostia River and burned Washington City, while President James Madison ponders the future in ... (Read More)
 
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Mr. President: How and Why the Founders Created a Chief Executive
Ray Raphael.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307595270.  Daedalus Item Code: 43118
 
The author of A People's History of the American Revolution and Founding Myths here gives us the little-known yet dramatic story of the politics and personalities behind the creation of ... (Read More)
 
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Mrs. Adams in Winter: A Journey in the Last Days of Napoleon
Michael O'Brien.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312681142.  Daedalus Item Code: 44048
 
Early in 1815, Louisa Adams left Saint Petersburg in a Russian carriage on a difficult journey—through eastern Europe and Prussia, and into a France experiencing the tumultuous events surrounding ... (Read More)
 
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The Mutiny at Brandy Station: The Last Battle of the Hooker Brigade: A Controversial Army Reorganization, Courts Martial, and the Bloody Days that Followed
Frederick B. Arner.
Publisher: Howell.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780963852342.  Daedalus Item Code: 40781
 
In March 1864 Major General George Meade reorganized the Army of the Potomac, scattering the soldiers of the famed Hooker Brigade among unfamiliar units. When a small band of officers protested that ... (Read More)
 
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Nature and Renewal: Wild River Valley and Beyond
Dean B. Bennett, text and illus.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780884483250.  Daedalus Item Code: 43347
 
In the White Mountains of Maine and New Hampshire, Wild River Valley has been both the scene of an ecological disaster and demonstrated nature's ability to revitalize itself. In this history of the ... (Read More)
 
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New York at War: Four Centuries of Combat, Fear, and Intrigue in Gotham
Steven H. Jaffe.
Publisher: Basic/QPB.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620909744.  Daedalus Item Code: 42276
 
Beginning with an Indian attack on one of Henry Hudson's crewmen—who in 1609 became the first recorded fatality of an act of war in the region's history—historian Steven H. Jaffe offers an ... (Read More)
 
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New York Immigrant Experience: A Guided Tour Through History
Randi Minetor. Nic Minetor, photos.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762757435.  Daedalus Item Code: 34922
 
This illustrated history of immigration in America's most international city—ranging from colonial times to the mid-19th-century Irish Potato Famine, and from Ellis Island to the present day—provides ... (Read More)
 
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