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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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Thomas Paine: Enlightenment, Revolution, and the Birth of Modern Nations
Craig Nelson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143112389.  Daedalus Item Code: 30064
 
Despite being a founder of both the U.S. and the French Republic, the creator of the phrase "United States of America," and author of three of the bestselling publications of 18th-century America, ... (Read More)
 
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Thomas Paine and the Promise of America
Harvey J. Kaye.
Publisher: Hill & Wang.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780809093441.  Daedalus Item Code: 21721
 
The revolutionary spirit that runs throughout American history is here traced back to founding father Thomas Paine. Harvey Kaye argues that Paine, one of the most remarkable political writers of the ... (Read More)
 
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To Drink or Not to Drink: Bona Fide Prohibition-Era Arguments For and Against Lawless Liquor

Publisher: Adams Media.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781440556371.  Daedalus Item Code: 34270
 
According to the Philadelphia Sunday Dispatch, in 1917, ten million people in the United States were dependent on the sale and consumption of alcohol to make a living—a strong argument to let ... (Read More)
 
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Together We Cannot Fail: FDR and the American Presidency in Years of Crisis
Terry Golway.
Publisher: Sourcebooks.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9781402217166.  Daedalus Item Code: 41397
 
This unique multimedia portrait shows a nation in crisis in the context of a president's direct communication with the public at the dawn of the media age. Historian Terry Golway examines how ... (Read More)
 
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Tracks To Murder: A Witty and Informative Look at Classic American Murder Cases
Jonathan Goodman.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780873388252.  Daedalus Item Code: 34291
 
On a 6,000-mile train trip from New York to the West Coast and back through the South, British crime historian Jonathan Goodman visits sites where notorious American murders occurred, in this ... (Read More)
 
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Twilight at the World of Tomorrow: Genius, Madness, Murder, and the 1939 World's Fair on the Brink of War
James Mauro.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345512147.  Daedalus Item Code: 33206
 
A brief window between the Great Depression and World War II, the summer of 1939 was, for America, the last season of hope for peace and prosperity, perhaps best symbolized by the New York World's ... (Read More)
 
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U.S. Sharpshooters: Berdan's Civil War Elite
Roy M. Marcot.
Publisher: Stackpole.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780811702713.  Daedalus Item Code: 40787
 
A brilliant inventor and a controversial commander, Colonel Hiram Berdan founded the U.S. SharpShooters, a specialized 2-regiment unit of marksmen recruited from the farming and backwoods communities ... (Read More)
 
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Underground Railroad in Pennsylvania: Second Edition
William J. Switala.
Publisher: Stackpole.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780811735186.  Daedalus Item Code: 40788
 
Organized in antebellum America to help slaves escape to freedom, the Underground Railroad was cloaked in secrecy and operated at great peril to everyone involved. The system was extremely active in ... (Read More)
 
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Unlikely Allies: How a Merchant, a Playwright, and a Spy Saved the American Revolution
Joel Richard Paul.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781594484872.  Daedalus Item Code: 33564
 
Silas Deane was a Connecticut merchant and delegate to the Continental Congress as the American colonies struggled to break with England. Caron de Beaumarchais was a successful playwright who wrote ... (Read More)
 
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Unnatural Rebellion: Loyalists in New York City During the Revolution
Ruma Chopra.
Publisher: Univ. Virginia Press/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780813931098.  Daedalus Item Code: 31667
 
Thousands of British American mainland colonists rejected the War for American Independence in the 1770s. Shunning rebel violence as unnecessary, unlawful, and unnatural, they emphasized the natural ... (Read More)
 
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