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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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A Singular People: Images of Zoar
Kathleen M. Fernandez.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780873387675.  Daedalus Item Code: 34289
 
The Ohio community of Zoar has been a tourist attraction since it was founded in 1817, due in part to its uncommon experiment in Separatist Christian communal living, its German heritage, and its ... (Read More)
 
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Sisters of Fortune: America's Caton Sisters at Home and Abroad
Jehanne Wake.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451607611.  Daedalus Item Code: 23939
 
As gripping as any great historical novel, this is the true story of Marianne, Bess, Louisa, and Emily Caton, the exuberant American sisters who enthralled English Regency society. Descended from ... (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: 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 Soldier from Independence: A Military Biography of Harry Truman
D.M. Giangreco. Alonzo L. Hamby, foreword.
Publisher: Zenith.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780760332092.  Daedalus Item Code: 33719
 
Although Harry Truman authorized the dropping of the atomic bomb and oversaw the end of World War II, his critics have sometimes dismissed him as "the Kansas City haberdasher," declaring his military ... (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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Starving the South: How the North Won the Civil War
Andrew F. Smith.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312601812.  Daedalus Item Code: 33534
 
Did hunger defeat the Confederacy? In April 1861, Lincoln ordered a blockade of Southern ports used for the importation of food. In time, lack of provisions eroded the rebels' morale and led to ... (Read More)
 
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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln (Film Tie-In Edition)
Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451688092.  Daedalus Item Code: 40805
 
(Winner of the Lincoln Prize) In this multifaceted history—the inspiration for Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning film Lincoln, starring Daniel Day-Lewis—Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates ... (Read More)
 
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Team of Rivals: Lincoln Film Tie-In Edition
Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451688092.  Daedalus Item Code: 38768
 
(Winner of the Lincoln Prize) In this multifaceted history—the inspiration for Steven Spielberg's Oscar-winning film Lincoln—Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Abraham Lincoln's stunning ... (Read More)
 
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Theodore Roosevelt's History of the United States: His Own Words
Selected and arranged by Daniel Ruddy. Edmund Morris, foreword.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061834325.  Daedalus Item Code: 31131
 
Theodore Roosevelt was a prolific writer, having penned enough for 20 volumes of collected works and written, it's estimated, more than 150,000 letters. From this ample source material, Daniel Ruddy ... (Read More)
 
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