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Reporting The Revolutionary War: Before It Was History, It Was News
Todd Andrlik.
Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402269677.  Daedalus Item Code: 53371
 
The Boston Massacre. Bunker Hill. Washington crossing the Delaware River. Although we tend to visualize the American Revolution in larger-than-life tableaux, this tumultuous period also consisted of ... (Read More)
 
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Rise and Defend: The United States Air Force at Manston 1950–1958
Duncan Curtis.
Publisher: Flight Recorder Publications.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780954560553.  Daedalus Item Code: 60059
 
Taken over by the U.S. Air Force in 1950 as a direct result of the Cold War, the ex-RAF station at Manston in Kent served as a forward air base from which American aircraft could be rapidly deployed ... (Read More)
 
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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year
David Von Drehle.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805079708.  Daedalus Item Code: 51541
 
As 1862 dawned, the federal government appeared overwhelmed, the U.S. Treasury was broke, and the Union's top general was gravely ill. The Confederacy, with its booming economy and expert military ... (Read More)
 
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The Rogue Republic: How Would-Be Patriots Waged the Shortest Revolution in American History
William C. Davis.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780151009251.  Daedalus Item Code: 34130
 
In 1810 the wilds of West Florida—today parts of Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama, as well as Florida's panhandle—were populated by a mix of former British colonials, Spanish royalists, and ... (Read More)
 
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Roosevelt and the Holocaust: How FDR Saved the Jews and Brought Hope to a Nation
Robert L. Beir, with Brian Josepher.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781620876268.  Daedalus Item Code: 54008
 
A scholar of both Franklin Roosevelt and the Holocaust, Robert Beir first experienced anti-Semitism in 1932 at the age of 14; his own experiences were a microcosm for anti-Semitism among the majority ... (Read More)
 
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Roosevelt's Centurions: FDR and the Commanders He Led to Victory in World War II
Joseph E. Persico.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400064434.  Daedalus Item Code: 60450
 
All American presidents are commanders-in-chief; few perform as such in practice. Historian Joseph Persico reveals here how Franklin D. Roosevelt seized the levers of wartime power through World War ... (Read More)
 
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Geoffrey C. Ward. Ken Burns, preface.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307700230.  Daedalus Item Code: 60819
 
The Emmy and Peabody Award–winning director of such PBS documentaries as The Civil War, Ken Burns once again teamed up with historian Geoffrey Ward—whose biography of Franklin Roosevelt won ... (Read More)
 
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Sherman: A Solider's Life
Lee Kennett.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060930745.  Daedalus Item Code: 60586
 
Also the author of Marching Through Georgia: The Story of Soldiers and Civilians During Sherman's Campaign, Lee Kennett here offers an interpretation of the general's life and career that ... (Read More)
 
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The Shining Sea: David Porter and the Epic Voyage of the U.S.S. Essex during the War of 1812
George C. Daughan.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465019625.  Daedalus Item Code: 60510
 
A few months after the outbreak of the War of 1812, Captain David Porter set out in the USS Essex on a 17-month cruise to the South Seas, an odyssey related in swashbuckling detail by the ... (Read More)
 
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Ships of the Civil War 1861–1865: An Illustrated Guide to the Fighting Vessels of the Union and the Confederacy
Kevin J. Dougherty.
Publisher: Amber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781909160675.  Daedalus Item Code: 60365
 
Although noted for its land battles, the American Civil War's marine engagements announced a new kind of naval warfare, with the first-time use of ironclads, submarines, and torpedoes. Here the ... (Read More)
 
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The Shipwreck Cannibals: Captain John Deane and the Boon Island Flesh Eating Scandal
Adam Nightingale.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780752487236.  Daedalus Item Code: 60071
 
In August 1710, the British merchant ship Nottingham Galley sailed for New England until a storm shipwrecked the 14 crewmen on Boon Island, a barren stretch of rock off the coast of Maine. Two ... (Read More)
 
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A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons
Elizabeth Dowling Taylor. Annette Gordon-Reed, foreword.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780230341982.  Daedalus Item Code: 52093
 
Paul Jennings was born into slavery on the plantation of James and Dolley Madison in Virginia, and became part of the Madison household staff at the White House. After he was finally emancipated by ... (Read More)
 
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