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Angel in the Whirlwind: The Triumph of the American Revolution
Benson Bobrick.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781451626995.  Daedalus Item Code: 40107
 
Overwhelmed with debt following its victory in the French and Indian Wars, England began imposing harsh tariffs and taxes on the colonies in the 1760s. An independence movement grew in strength, ... (Read More)
 
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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 the 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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As If an Enemy's Country: The British Occupation of Boston and the Origins of Revolution
Richard Archer.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199895779.  Daedalus Item Code: 34478
 
Nothing did more to foment anti-British sentiment in the period leading to the American Revolution than the armed occupation of Boston, posits Richard Archer. His gripping narrative of those critical ... (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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The Assassin's Accomplice: Mary Surratt and the Plot to Kill Abraham Lincoln
Kate Clifford Larson.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780465018932.  Daedalus Item Code: 32940
 
In this account, historian Kate Clifford Larson—who also gave us the "astonishingly good" (Dallas Morning News) biography of Harriet Tubman, Bound for the Promised Land—tells the ... (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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A Beautiful Mine: Women Prospectors of the Old West
Chris Enss.
Publisher: TwoDot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762743728.  Daedalus Item Code: 41861
 
Working alongside men in the American West, female miners made their fortunes panning and mining, while facing countless hardships in the mountains of Colorado, California, and Alaska. This history ... (Read More)
 
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Benjamin Franklin and the Birth of America: Franklin's French Adventure 1776–85
Stacy Schiff.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780747579632.  Daedalus Item Code: 42712
 
(Winner of the 2006 George Washington Book Prize, a Best Book of the Year for the Chicago Tribune and Economist, and a New York Times Notable Book) When Benjamin Franklin ... (Read More)
 
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