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Ann the Word: The Story of Ann Lee, Female Messiah, Mother of the Shakers, the Woman Clothed with the Sun
Richard Francis.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611457957.  Daedalus Item Code: 42947
 
Believed by her followers to have been the second incarnation of Christ, Ann Lee may be one of the most extraordinary and mysterious women in Western history. From humble origins in Manchester, ... (Read More)
 
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The Archaeology of Home: An Epic Set on a Thousand Square Feet of the Lower East Side
Katharine Greider.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781586487126.  Daedalus Item Code: 32939
 
In January 2002, journalist Katharine Greider got a phone call as she was settling down with her sleeping children in her Manhattan co-op; the architect she'd hired to suggest fixes for the former ... (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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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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At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years 1965–68
Taylor Branch.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780684857138.  Daedalus Item Code: 32768
 
(Finalist for the 2006 National Book Award) Concluding the trilogy that began with the Pulitzer Prize–winning Parting the Waters, Taylor Branch focuses here on the turbulent last four ... (Read More)
 
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At the Edge of the Precipice: Henry Clay and the Compromise That Saved the Union
Robert V. Remini.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465012886.  Daedalus Item Code: 36261
 
In 1850, America hovered on the brink of disunion, as tensions between slaveholders and abolitionists mounted. The debate over slavery grew more rancorous when an influx of new territory prompted ... (Read More)
 
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Atlantic Cousins: Benjamin Franklin and His Visionary Friends
Jack Fruchtman Jr.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781560259626.  Daedalus Item Code: 32942
 
Ben Franklin was at the heart of the Enlightenment, living for extended periods in America, England, and France, and named some of the greatest minds of that time as his friends. Through engaging ... (Read More)
 
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The Beaver Men: Spearheads of Empire, Second Edition
Mari Sandoz. Andrew R. Graybill, intro.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803226562.  Daedalus Item Code: 43175
 
In her third book chronicling the history of the Great Plains through the impact of a particular animal (following The Buffalo Hunters and The Cattlemen), Mari Sandoz recounts the trade ... (Read More)
 
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The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways
Earl Swift.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780618812417.  Daedalus Item Code: 43247
 
Perhaps nothing changed the face of America more than President Eisenhower's interstate highway system; at once man-made wonders, economic pipelines, agents of sprawl, and uniquely American promises ... (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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The Bitter Waters of Medicine Creek: A Tragic Clash Between White and Native America
Richard Kluger.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307268891.  Daedalus Item Code: 32593
 
When appointed Washington’s first governor in 1853, Isaac Ingalls Stevens, an ambitious military man turned politician, had one goal—to persuade the Indians of the Puget Sound region to turn over ... (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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