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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's Choice
Richard Berleth. James Watling, illus.
Publisher: Albert Whitman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780807572191.  Daedalus Item Code: 33911
 
Samuel is a 14-year-old slave in 1776 Brooklyn when the fighting between the British and the colonists reaches his doorstep, in this story for readers 8 to 12. Many of Samuel's friends and family are ... (Read More)
 
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Sea Struck
W.H. Bunting.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780884482659.  Daedalus Item Code: 43352
 
Coastal New Englanders seem to be born with salt water in their veins, and for certain young men at the turn of the last century, going to sea was as much a rite of passage as the "season abroad" is ... (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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The Shape of Things to Come: Prophecy and the American Voice
Greil Marcus.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374104382.  Daedalus Item Code: 90547
 
"[Greil] Marcus, perhaps America's most imaginative social critic, here attempts to define America as 'a story told more in art than in politics' by yoking together the works of several disparate ... (Read More)
 
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Smithsonian Institution Secretary, Charles Doolittle Walcott
Ellis Leon Yochelson.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780873386807.  Daedalus Item Code: 34290
 
A highly respected figure in the history of geology and paleontology, Charles Doolittle Walcott (1850–1927) is perhaps most notable for his discovery of the Middle Cambrian Burgess Shale, one of 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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Stop the Revolution: America in the Summer of Independence and the Conference for Peace
Thomas J. McGuire.
Publisher: Stackpole.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780811705875.  Daedalus Item Code: 43674
 
Only nine weeks after the Declaration of Independence, British General Richard Lord Howe met with John Adams, Ben Franklin, and Edward Rutledge of the Continental Congress in an attempt to bring a ... (Read More)
 
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Sweet Land of Liberty: The Forgotten Struggle for Civil Rights in the North
Thomas J. Sugrue.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812970388.  Daedalus Item Code: 42332
 
The struggle for racial equality in the North has usually been little more than a footnote in books about civil rights in America. Thomas Sugrue's epic account of the quest for justice in states from ... (Read More)
 
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Tarnished Victory: Finishing Lincoln's War
William Marvel.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780547428062.  Daedalus Item Code: 43268
 
In this fourth and final book in his revisionist analysis of the Northern conduct of the Civil War, following Mr. Lincoln Goes to War, Lincoln's Darkest Year, and The Great Task ... (Read More)
 
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