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American Tempest: How the Boston Tea Party Sparked a Revolution
Harlow Giles Unger.
Publisher: DaCapo.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780306819629.  Daedalus Item Code: 43861
 
On the night of December 16, 1773, an estimated seven dozen men dumped an enormous amount of tea in Boston Harbor, unleashing a political firestorm that provoked a reign of terror in Boston, and ... (Read More)
 
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The Americas in the Age of Revolution, 1750–1850
Lester D. Langley.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300077261.  Daedalus Item Code: 42501
 
This unique comparative history of three revolutions in the Americas—the American Revolution of 1776, the 1791 slave revolt in the French colony that became Haiti, and the prolonged Spanish American ... (Read More)
 
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The Amistad Rebellion: An Atlantic Odyssey of Slavery and Freedom
Marcus Rediker.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670025046.  Daedalus Item Code: 43862
 
Four days after the Spanish slave schooner Amistad set sail from Havana on June 28, 1839, the captive Africans rose up, killed the captain, and seized control of the ship. The escapees were ... (Read More)
 
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And the Dead Shall Rise: The Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank
Steve Oney.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679764236.  Daedalus Item Code: 43488
 
(2004 National Jewish Book Award winner) In 1913, 13-year-old Mary Phagan was found brutally murdered in the basement of the Atlanta pencil factory where she worked. The factory manager, a ... (Read More)
 
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Angel in the Forest: A Fairy Tale of Two Utopias
Marguerite Young.
Publisher: Dalkey Archive.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781564780546.  Daedalus Item Code: 33931
 
The rise and fall of two utopian societies in 19th-century Indiana form the basis of this 1945 history by the author of Miss Macintosh, My Darling. Father George Rapp's celibate community ... (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 Western history. From humble origins in Manchester, ... (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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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: hardcover.
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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