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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: 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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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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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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Terrible Swift Sword: The Life of General Philip H. Sheridan
Joseph Wheelan.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306820274.  Daedalus Item Code: 42208
 
Alongside Ulysses S. Grant and William Tecumseh Sherman, Philip H. Sheridan is the least known of the triumvirate of generals most responsible for winning the Civil War. Before Sherman's famous march ... (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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