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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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Outrage, Passion and Uncommon Sense: How Editorial Writers Have Taken on the Great American Issues of the Past 150 Years
Michael Gartner and the Newseum.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780792241973.  Daedalus Item Code: 30893
 
Mining newspaper files and the archives of the interactive Newseum located in Washington, D.C., this book examines decisive issues and events in U.S. history, as well as the flavor of American life, ... (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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Pretensions to Empire: Notes on the Criminal Folly of the Bush Administration
Lewis H. Lapham.
Publisher: New Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781595582294.  Daedalus Item Code: 34985
 
Collecting political commentaries from his National Magazine Award–winning "Notebook" column in Harper's Magazine, editor emeritus Lewis Lapham here provides a critical perspective to the ... (Read More)
 
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Pursuit: The Chase, Capture, Persecution & Surprising Release of Jefferson Davis
Clint Johnson.
Publisher: Citadel.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780806528915.  Daedalus Item Code: 36300
 
The author of Civil War Blunders and seven other books on the Civil War, Clint Johnson here looks at one of the more dramatic episodes at the end of the conflict. In the weeks following the ... (Read More)
 
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The Quiet World: Saving Alaska's Wilderness Kingdom 1879–1960
Douglas Brinkley.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062005960.  Daedalus Item Code: 22322
 
This riveting history of some of America's most beautiful natural resources, by the author of the National Outdoor Book Award–winning The Wilderness Warrior, documents the heroic fight waged ... (Read More)
 
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The Ralph Nader Reader
Ralph Nader. Barbara Ehrenreich, foreword.
Publisher: Seven Stories.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781583220573.  Daedalus Item Code: 40818
 
Since the 1960s Ralph Nader has challenged corporations, government agencies, and institutions to be more accountable to the public. From fighting for car safety to coordinating anti-nuclear ... (Read More)
 
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