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Remembering the Good War: Minnesota's Greatest Generation
Thomas Saylor.
Publisher: Minnesota Hist. Society.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780873516051.  Daedalus Item Code: 24127
 
Historian Thomas Saylor crisscrossed Minnesota gathering the colorful, heroic, and at times tragic stories of more than a hundred diverse individuals swept up in World War II. Betty Wall Strohfus of ... (Read More)
 
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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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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year
David Von Drehle.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805079708.  Daedalus Item Code: 41685
 
As 1862 dawned, the federal government appeared overwhelmed, the U.S. Treasury was broke, and the Union's top general was gravely ill. The Confederacy, with its booming economy and expert military ... (Read More)
 
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Rise to Greatness: Abraham Lincoln and America's Most Perilous Year
David Von Drehle.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805079708.  Daedalus Item Code: 51541
 
As 1862 dawned, the federal government appeared overwhelmed, the U.S. Treasury was broke, and the Union's top general was gravely ill. The Confederacy, with its booming economy and expert military ... (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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Rothstein: The Life, Times, and Murder of the Criminal Genius Who Fixed the 1919 World Series
David Pietrusza.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465029389.  Daedalus Item Code: 51792
 
"If the name Arnold Rothstein is recognized today, it's as the man who fixed the 1919 World Series.... But the Black Sox scandal was only one item on Rothstein's resume. In this scrupulously sourced ... (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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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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A Slave in the White House: Paul Jennings and the Madisons
Elizabeth Dowling Taylor. Annette Gordon-Reed, foreword.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780230341982.  Daedalus Item Code: 52093
 
Paul Jennings was born into slavery on the plantation of James and Dolley Madison in Virginia, and became part of the Madison household staff at the White House. After he was finally emancipated by ... (Read More)
 
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The Slaves' Gamble: Choosing Sides in the War of 1812
Gene Allen Smith.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780230342088.  Daedalus Item Code: 52257
 
We tend to view African Americans in our nation's history through the lens of the Civil War—either as free men living in the North or slaves living in the South. But less than 100 years earlier their ... (Read More)
 
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