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An Artist in Treason: The Extraordinary Double Life of General James Wilkinson
Andro Linklater.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802777713.  Daedalus Item Code: 31868
 
For almost two decades, through the War of 1812, James Wilkinson was the senior general in the United States Army. He was also a spy for the Spanish secret service—a position all the more remarkable ... (Read More)
 
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The Ascent of George Washington: The Hidden Political Genius of an American Icon
John Ferling.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596914650.  Daedalus Item Code: 31869
 
The biographer of George Washington and author of Almost a Miracle: The American Victory in the War for Independence and A Leap in the Dark: The Struggle to Create the American ... (Read More)
 
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Battle Scars: Gender and Sexuality in the American Civil War
Catherine Clinton & Nina Silber, eds.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780195174441.  Daedalus Item Code: 50812
 
When Divided Houses was published in 1992 it informed a new field of scholarship on gender and the Civil War; in this follow-up, editors Catherine Clinton and Nina Silber assemble further ... (Read More)
 
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Battleground New York City: Countering Spies, Saboteurs, and Terrorists Since 1961
Thomas A. Reppetto.
Publisher: Potomac.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781597976770.  Daedalus Item Code: 44294
 
From the bloody Civil War draft riots to the activities of German and Soviet spies in the 20th century, and more recent attacks by Islamic radicals, New York City has long been a breeding ground for ... (Read More)
 
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Ben Shahn's American Scene: Photographs, 1938
John Raeburn. Ben Shahn, photog.
Publisher: Illinois.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780252077159.  Daedalus Item Code: 50092
 
Though Ben Shahn is best remembered for his powerful political murals and graphic images, during Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal he worked under the Farm Security Administration, observing and ... (Read More)
 
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Benedict Arnold in the Company of Heroes: The Lives of the Extraordinary Patriots Who Followed Arnold to Canada at the Start of the American Revolution
Arthur S. Lefkowitz.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611211115.  Daedalus Item Code: 44538
 
Hundreds of men followed Colonel Benedict Arnold on his expedition to capture Quebec in December 1775, and after Arnold was injured these soldiers continued to fight bravely until their surrender was ... (Read More)
 
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Benjamin Franklin and the American Revolution
Jonathan R. Dull.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803230330.  Daedalus Item Code: 43179
 
The inventor, the ladies' man, the affable diplomat, and the author—we all know the charming, resourceful Benjamin Franklin; what is less appreciated is the importance of Franklin's part in the ... (Read More)
 
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Bitter Freedom: William Stone's Record of Service in the Freedmen's Bureau
Suzanne Stone Johnson & Robert Allison Johnson, eds. Lou Falkner Williams, intro.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781570037665.  Daedalus Item Code: 41398
 
In 1866, distinguished Civil War veteran Major William Stone of the 19th Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteers arrived in South Carolina to serve in the newly formed Freedmen's Bureau, supporting ... (Read More)
 
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Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City
Carla L. Peterson.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300162554.  Daedalus Item Code: 42091
 
While researching her genealogy, Carla Peterson delved into the lives of her 19th-century ancestors, uncovering the rich if underappreciated history of African American elites in New York City. ... (Read More)
 
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The Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo—and the Sacrifice That Forged a Nation
James Donovan.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316053747.  Daedalus Item Code: 51237
 
On February 23, 1836, an army led by Mexican dictator Santa Anna laid siege to a makeshift garrison of some 200 Texas settlers—among them, Davy Crockett, James Bowie, and William Barret Travis—who ... (Read More)
 
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Born on a Mountaintop: On the Road with Davy Crockett and the Ghosts of the Wild Frontier
Bob Thompson.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307720894.  Daedalus Item Code: 43954
 
Pioneer, congressman, King of the Wild Frontier, Martyr of the Alamo—over the years, Davy Crockett has been repeatedly reinvented by historians and popular storytellers. In this biography of Crockett ... (Read More)
 
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A Boy Named FDR: How Franklin D. Roosevelt Grew Up to Change America
Kathleen Krull. Steve Johnson & Lou Fancher, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375857164.  Daedalus Item Code: 33496
 
Growing up in a wealthy and privileged family, Franklin Delano Roosevelt would later become the champion of the downtrodden. As Kathleen Krull's inspiring story for readers 4 to 8 shows, though, the ... (Read More)
 
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