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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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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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A Terrible Glory: Custer and the Little Bighorn: The Last Great Battle of the American West
James Donovan.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316067478.  Daedalus Item Code: 43135
 
In June of 1876, on a desolate hill above the Little Bighorn River, George Armstrong Custer and the 210 soldiers with him were annihilated by almost 2,000 Sioux and Cheyenne warriors. When those ... (Read More)
 
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Theodore Rex
Edmund Morris.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812966008.  Daedalus Item Code: 42905
 
(Winner of the 2002 Los Angeles Times Book Award for Biography) Following the new president Theodore "TR" Roosevelt as he comes down from Mount Marcy, New York, to take his emergency ... (Read More)
 
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Theodore Roosevelt: A Strenuous Life
Kathleen Dalton.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679767336.  Daedalus Item Code: 42909
 
Theodore Roosevelt inherited both a sense of entitlement and obligation from his patrician New York family, yet eventually came to see his own class as suspect. He was famously militaristic, yet ... (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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These Few Precious Days: The Final Year of Jack with Jackie
Christopher Andersen.
Publisher: Gallery.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476732329.  Daedalus Item Code: 42385
 
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: 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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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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Thomas Jefferson: The American Presidents Series
Joyce Appleby.
Publisher: Times Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805069242.  Daedalus Item Code: 42623
 
Although widely admired for writing the Declaration of Independence, orchestrating the Louisiana Purchase, and dispatching the Lewis and Clark expedition, Thomas Jefferson the man has always been one ... (Read More)
 
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