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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 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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The Millionaire and the Mummies: Theodore Davis's Gilded Age in the Valley of the Kings
John M. Adams.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250026699.  Daedalus Item Code: 60810
 
A confederate of Boss Tweed, friend of Teddy Roosevelt, and rival of J.P. Morgan, Theodore Davis was a self-made man of the Gilded Age, making millions through corruption and fraud and sharing his ... (Read More)
 
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Miss Anne in Harlem: The White Women of the Black Renaissance
Carla Kaplan.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780060882389.  Daedalus Item Code: 53528
 
(Winner of the Julia Ward Howe Prize, a New York Times Notable Book of 2013,and named a Best Book of the Year by Publishers Weekly and NPR) As she was writing Zora Neale ... (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. Wilson's War: From the Assassination of McKinley to the Defeat of the League of Nations
John Dos Passos.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781626362383.  Daedalus Item Code: 60763
 
The 20-year period covered in this lucid 1962 narrative by John Dos Passos was crucial to America's course through the 20th century, and foremost in the cast of characters is Woodrow Wilson. The shy, ... (Read More)
 
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My American Revolution: A Modern Expedition Through History's Forgotten Battlegrounds
Robert Sullivan.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250037701.  Daedalus Item Code: 54531
 
We tend to think of the American Revolution as a Massachusetts-based event orchestrated by Virginians, but in fact the war took place mostly in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. In this attempt ... (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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Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power
Robert Dallek.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060722319.  Daedalus Item Code: 22319
 
In this New York Times bestseller Robert Dallek uncovers details about the tumultuous personal relationship between two of the most compelling, contradictory, and powerful figures in recent ... (Read More)
 
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