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Old World, New World: Great Britain and America from the Beginning
Kathleen Burk.
Publisher: Atlantic Monthly.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871139719.  Daedalus Item Code: 13919
 
(Winner of the Henry Adams Prize) America's close bond with Great Britain seems inevitable, given our shared language and heritage. But as Berkeley- and Oxford-educated historian Kathleen Burk ... (Read More)
 
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Once Upon a Secret: My Hidden Affair with JFK
Mimi Alford.
Publisher: Hutchinson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780091931759.  Daedalus Item Code: 34387
 
In the summer of 1962, 19-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived in Washington, D.C., to begin an internship in the White House press office. Within days she was introduced to President Kennedy himself, and ... (Read More)
 
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One Drop in a Sea of Blue: The Liberators of the Ninth Minnesota
John B. Lundstrom.
Publisher: Minnesota Hist. Society/BOMC.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780873518215.  Daedalus Item Code: 42206
 
In November 1863, 38 men of the Minnesota Ninth Regiment responded to a fugitive slave's desperate plea by holding a train at gunpoint and liberating his family, who were being shipped off to be ... (Read More)
 
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One Summer: America, 1927
Bill Bryson.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780767919418.  Daedalus Item Code: 49538
 
Beloved on both sides of the Atlantic and Down Under for such insightful books as Notes from a Small Island, I'm a Stranger Here Myself, In a Sunburned Country, and A Short ... (Read More)
 
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Osceola and the Great Seminole War: A Struggle for Justice and Freedom
Thom Hatch.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312355913.  Daedalus Item Code: 42768
 
The author of Black Kettle, the 2005 biography of a Cheyenne chief that earned the Spur Award from the Western Writers of America, Thom Hatch here profiles Osceola, a Seminole leader who was ... (Read More)
 
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Pacific Crucible: War at Sea in the Pacific, 1941–1942
Ian W. Toll.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393068139.  Daedalus Item Code: 23887
 
On the first Sunday in December 1941, an armada of Japanese warplanes appeared suddenly over Pearl Harbor and devastated the U.S. Pacific Fleet. Only six months later, in a sea fight north of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Painter's Chair: George Washington and the Making of American Art
Hugh Howard.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596912441.  Daedalus Item Code: 41011
 
In 1732, when George Washington was born, the New World had virtually no fine artists. Yet over the course of his life and career, a cultural transformation occurred, and nowhere is it more evident ... (Read More)
 
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Pearl Harbor: FDR Leads the Nation into War
Steven M. Gillon.
Publisher: Basic/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465021390.  Daedalus Item Code: 38094
 
Following Japan's bombing raid of the U.S. fleet in Pearl Harbor, Franklin D. Roosevelt proclaimed December 7, 1941, to be "a date which will live in infamy." Indeed, the events of that day ended the ... (Read More)
 
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The People's War: Original Voices of the American Revolution
Noel Rae.
Publisher: Lyons Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762770700.  Daedalus Item Code: 34923
 
Drawing on thousands of primary sources—diaries, letters, memoirs, newspapers, and even pension applications—the American Revolution is brought to life here by the words of the soldiers who fought it ... (Read More)
 
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The Perils of Peace: America's Struggle for Survival After Yorktown
Thomas Fleming.
Publisher: Smithsonian/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061139109.  Daedalus Item Code: 10507
 
On October 19, 1781, Great Britain's best army surrendered to George Washington at Yorktown, yet the future of the 13 former colonies was far from clear. George III had no intention of relinquishing ... (Read More)
 
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Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War
James R. Gilmore.
Publisher: Stackpole.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780811702614.  Daedalus Item Code: 41710
 
Long out of print—and for years found only in rare bookshops—James Gilmore's 1898 portrait of Abraham Lincoln is available again with this reprint edition. Gilmore (1822–1903), who wrote for the ... (Read More)
 
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Pinkerton's Great Detective: The Amazing Life and Times of James McParland
Beau Riffenburgh.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025466.  Daedalus Item Code: 43123
 
The operatives of the Pinkerton's National Detective Agency were renowned for their subterfuge, infiltration, and investigation—none more so than James McParland, whose reputation mirrored the ... (Read More)
 
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