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The Return of George Washington: 1783–1789
Edward J. Larson.
Publisher: William Morrow.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062248671.  Daedalus Item Code: 49628
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate over Science and Religion, as well as the ... (Read More)
 
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Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence
Joseph J. Ellis.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307701220.  Daedalus Item Code: 38568
 
This outstanding single-volume history of the American Revolution, from the author of the Pulitzer Prize winner Founding Brothers and the National Book Award winner American Sphinx, ... (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's Navy: The Education of a Warrior President, 1882–1920
James Tertius de Kay.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605982854.  Daedalus Item Code: 33806
 
Also the biographer of Commodore Stephen Decatur, James Tertius de Kay here gives us a rarely seen picture of Franklin Roosevelt as Woodrow Wilson's Assistant Secretary of the Navy. Evolving from ... (Read More)
 
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History
Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307700230.  Daedalus Item Code: 49740
 
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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Samuel Adams: A Life
Ira Stoll.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743299121.  Daedalus Item Code: 50644
 
In this stirring biography, Samuel Adams is brought into the first tier of founding fathers—a rank, argues Ira Stoll, that he has long deserved. With eloquence equal to that of Thomas Jefferson and ... (Read More)
 
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The Seventeen Traditions: Lessons from an American Childhood
Ralph Nader.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062210647.  Daedalus Item Code: 33557
 
The activist, humanitarian, and former presidential candidate named one of the 100 most influential figures in American history by The Atlantic, Ralph Nader looks back at his small-town ... (Read More)
 
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Seward: Lincoln's Indispensable Man
Walter Stahr.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439121160.  Daedalus Item Code: 51058
 
William Henry Seward was one of the most important Americans of the 19th century, posits Walter Stahr—also the biographer of first Supreme Court Chief Justice John Jay. Seward, the progressive ... (Read More)
 
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Shanghaied in San Francisco
Bill Pickelhaupt. Kevin Starr, foreword.
Publisher: Mystic Seaport.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780964731226.  Daedalus Item Code: 44015
 
From 1850 to 1910, the practice of shanghaiing—drugging and kidnapping men for conscripted labor on ships—was a disturbing and persistent trend in San Francisco. As Bill Pickelhaupt shows, the ... (Read More)
 
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Snow-Storm in August: Washington City, Francis Scott Key, and the Forgotten Race Riot of 1835
Jefferson Morley.
Publisher: Nan A. Talese.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385533379.  Daedalus Item Code: 41991
 
In 1835 the nation's capital simmered with racial tension as newly freed African Americans from the South poured in, outnumbering slaves in the city for the first time. Among the enslaved was ... (Read More)
 
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Snow-Storm in August: The Struggle for Freedom and Washington's Race Riot of 1835
Jefferson Morley.
Publisher: Anchor.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307477484.  Daedalus Item Code: 38571
 
In 1835 the nation's capital simmered with racial tension as newly freed African Americans from the South poured in, outnumbering slaves in the city for the first time. Among the enslaved was ... (Read More)
 
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The Sound of Freedom: Marian Anderson, the Lincoln Memorial, and the Concert That Awakened America
Raymond Arsenault.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781608190560.  Daedalus Item Code: 31924
 
On Easter Sunday 1939, Marian Anderson sang before a throng of 75,000 listeners at the Lincoln Memorial. She was at the peak of a dazzling career, yet she had recently been barred from performing at ... (Read More)
 
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