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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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Stalin's Secret Agents: The Subversion of Roosevelt's Government
M. Stanton Evans & Herbert Romerstein.
Publisher: Threshold.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439147689.  Daedalus Item Code: 51066
 
Many sinister events that transpired in the clash of the world's superpowers at the close of World War II and the ensuing Cold War era have been ignored, distorted, and kept hidden from the public, ... (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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Strangling the Confederacy: Coastal Operations in the American Civil War
Kevin Dougherty.
Publisher: Casemate.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781612000923.  Daedalus Item Code: 44505
 
While the Civil War is mainly remembered for its battles between the Northern and Southern armies, the Union was simultaneously waging another campaign—dubbed "Anaconda"—that blockaded Confederate ... (Read More)
 
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Supreme Power: Franklin Roosevelt vs. the Supreme Court
Jeff Shesol.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393338812.  Daedalus Item Code: 51038
 
Beginning in 1935, in a series of devastating decisions, the Supreme Court's conservative majority left much of Franklin Roosevelt's agenda in ruins. It was not just the New Deal but democracy itself ... (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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Testament: A Soldier's Story of the Civil War
Benson Bobrick.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743251136.  Daedalus Item Code: 50646
 
(A New York Times Notable Book of 2003) In August 1861 a 19-year-old Illinois farm boy named Benjamin W. ("Webb") Baker enlisted in the Union Army, answering one of Abraham Lincoln's ... (Read More)
 
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These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie
Christopher Andersen.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849545860.  Daedalus Item Code: 43079
 
They were the original power couple—rich, attractive, and endlessly fascinating. In this behind-the-scenes portrait of the Kennedys in their final year together—which features 16 pages of ... (Read More)
 
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They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine, Two Centuries of Innovators
Harold Evans, Gail Buckland & David Lefer.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316013857.  Daedalus Item Code: 21311
 
"[Harold] Evans extolls American moxie, that seemingly native mixture of initiative and luck that produced the Colt revolver, the FM radio, the Kodak camera, Mickey Mouse, and eBay. As a historian, ... (Read More)
 
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They Made America: From the Steam Engine to the Search Engine: Two Centuries of Innovators
Harold Evans, Gail Buckland & David Lefer.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316277662.  Daedalus Item Code: 36238
 
The founding editor of Condé Nast Traveler magazine and the former editorial director of U.S. News and World Report and president of Random House, Harold Evans here looks at business ... (Read More)
 
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