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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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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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The Real History of the Civil War: A New Look at the Past
Alan Axelrod.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781402763908.  Daedalus Item Code: 41186
 
From the roots of the conflict in a Constitution unresolved on the issue of slavery to the failures of Reconstruction to rebuild or rehabilitate the South, the author of The Real History of the ... (Read More)
 
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The Rector and The Rogue
W.A. Swanberg.
Publisher: McSweeney's Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781936365234.  Daedalus Item Code: 41709
 
The escapade began quietly enough one morning in February 1880, with a mutton-chopped Acme Safe Company salesman knocking on the door of Reverend Morgan Dix, the starchiest clergyman in Manhattan's ... (Read More)
 
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Red Cloud: The Greatest Warrior Chief of the American West
Bob Drury & Tom Clavin.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849546324.  Daedalus Item Code: 43078
 
(Named a Best Book of 2013 by Salon and a Best Biography of the Year by True West magazine) The great Sioux warrior-statesman Red Cloud was the only American Indian in history to ... (Read More)
 
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