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Time: America: An Illustrated History
Kelly Knauer, ed.
Publisher: Time Inc.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781933821245.  Daedalus Item Code: 44033
 
This lush visual chronicle of the United States brings an immediacy to American history through large reproductions of art and often-startling archival photos in color and black and white. Here are ... (Read More)
 
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American Dreams: The United States Since 1945
H.W. Brands.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594202629.  Daedalus Item Code: 36260
 
For a brief, bright moment in 1945, America stood at its apex, looking back on victory not only against the Axis powers but also against the Great Depression, and looking ahead to seemingly limitless ... (Read More)
 
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The American Far West in the 20th Century
Earl Pomeroy. Howard R. Lamar, foreword.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300158526.  Daedalus Item Code: 52782
 
Although the American West is often considered a somewhat mythical place that was utterly transformed by settlers at the turn of the 20th century, it has actually remained in flux, posits Earl ... (Read More)
 
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American Rose: A Nation Laid Bare: The Life and Times of Gypsy Rose Lee
Karen Abbott.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812978513.  Daedalus Item Code: 51943
 
A strutting, bawdy, yet surprisingly erudite stripper, Gypsy Rose Lee possessed a gift for delivering exactly what America needed to forget about the Great Depression. Karen Abbott, author of Sin ... (Read More)
 
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American Uprising: The Untold Story of America's Largest Slave Revolt
Daniel Rasmussen.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061995217.  Daedalus Item Code: 53175
 
Historian Daniel Rasmussen reveals the long-buried story of the New Orleans slave revolt of 1811, the largest act of armed resistance against slavery in the history of the United States. In an epic, ... (Read More)
 
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The American Civil War: 365 Days
The Library of Congress & Margaret E. Wagner. Gary W. Gallagher, intro.
Publisher: Abrams.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780810958470.  Daedalus Item Code: P7611
 
This thick brick of a book presents a tidal wave of Civil War imagery—much of it rarely seen—in color and black and white images, paired with lengthy captions.

"Introducing this calendar of Civil ... (Read More)

 
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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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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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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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Betrayal: The True Story of J. Edgar Hoover and the Nazi Saboteurs Captured During WWII
David Alan Johnson.
Publisher: Hippocrene.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780781811736.  Daedalus Item Code: 52168
 
In 1942, eight German saboteurs came ashore in Florida, intending to unleash a wave of terror attacks against America. They might have succeeded, were it not for a traitor in their ranks: distrustful ... (Read More)
 
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The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire That Saved America
Timothy Egan.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780547394602.  Daedalus Item Code: 51432
 
In his National Book Award winner The Worst Hard Time, Timothy Egan put the environmental disaster of the Dust Bowl at the center of a rich history told through real characters he brought to ... (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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