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Building a New Jerusalem: John Davenport, a Puritan in Three Worlds
Francis J. Bremer.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300179132.  Daedalus Item Code: 62703
 
The co-founder of the colony of New Haven (later folded into Connecticut), clergyman John Davenport has been neglected in studies that view early New England primarily from a Massachusetts viewpoint. ... (Read More)
 
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By the Rivers of Water: A Nineteenth-Century Atlantic Odyssey
Erskine Clarke.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465002726.  Daedalus Item Code: 60483
 
In 1834, aristocratic southerners—and former slave owners—John Leighton and Jane Wilson explored the coastline of West Africa, establishing the first American mission in the region. Over the next 17 ... (Read More)
 
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Calamity at Chancellorsville: The Wounding and Death of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson
Mathew W. Lively.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611211382.  Daedalus Item Code: 62142
 
On May 2, 1863, Confederate General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson led his Second Corps on a daring flank march around the unsuspecting Army of the Potomac, leading to the rout of a Union corps in one of ... (Read More)
 
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The Captain Who Burned His Ships: Captain Thomas Tingey, 1750–1829
Gordon S. Brown.
Publisher: Naval Institute.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781612510446.  Daedalus Item Code: 64288
 
Former ambassador and advisor Gordon Brown here gives us the first full biography of Thomas Tingey, a seminal figure in the early development of the U.S. Navy, as well as a history of the first ... (Read More)
 
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The Cartography of North America, 1500–1800: Mapping the New World
Pierluigi Portinaro & Franco Knirsch.
Publisher: JG Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781464304859.  Daedalus Item Code: 71286
 
The date on the earliest known authentic map of North America is 1500, note Italian cartographic historians Pierluigi Portinaro and Franco Knirsch; that map was painted on oxhide by Juan de la Cosa, ... (Read More)
 
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China 1945: Mao's Revolution and America's Fateful Choice
Richard Bernstein.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307595881.  Daedalus Item Code: 70986
 
As 1945 opened, America was on surprisingly congenial terms with China's Communist rebels; their soldiers treated their American counterparts as heroes, rescuing airmen shot down over enemy ... (Read More)
 
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The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia
James Bradley.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316196673.  Daedalus Item Code: 70602
 
The author of Flags of Our Fathers, Flyboys, and The Imperial Cruise, James Bradley here explores the turbulent history of U.S.-China relations from the 1850s to the 1950s. He ... (Read More)
 
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Cities of Empire: The British Colonies and the Creation of the Urban World
Tristram Hunt.
Publisher: Metropolitan Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805093087.  Daedalus Item Code: 70044
 
At its peak, the British Empire was an urban civilization of epic proportions, leaving behind a network of cities that now stand as economic and cultural powerhouses of the 21st century. In this ... (Read More)
 
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Citizens of London: The Americans Who Stood with Britain in Its Darkest, Finest Hour
Lynne Olson.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812979350.  Daedalus Item Code: 62264
 
"Like any good history book, this is a reminder: a reminder of how some Americans came to London and rallied to Britain's cause in 1940 and 1941—before Pearl Harbor, when Hitler's Germany came very ... (Read More)
 
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City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York
Tyler Anbinder.
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780544104655.  Daedalus Item Code: 69555
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) (A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2016) With more than three million foreign-born residents today, New York City has been America's ... (Read More)
 
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The Civil War: The Definitive Reference: a Chronology of Events, an Encyclopedia, and the Memoirs of Grant and Lee
Phillip Shaw Paludan, intro. John S. Bowman, ed.
Publisher: JG Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781464303289.  Daedalus Item Code: 61801
 
With more than 2500 color and black and white illustrations and maps throughout, this oversized, highly visual Civil War history is essentially several different histories in one volume. It begins ... (Read More)
 
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The Civil War: Voices of Hope, Sacrifice, and Courage
Gordon Leidner, ed.
Publisher: Cumberland House.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781402292651.  Daedalus Item Code: 61919
 
"Those who deny freedom to others deserve it not for themselves," wrote Abraham Lincoln. This handsome, pocketable book gathers more than 220 quotes from both Union and Confederate soldiers and ... (Read More)
 
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