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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 Blood of Heroes: The 13-Day Struggle for the Alamo—and the Sacrifice That Forged a Nation
James Donovan.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316053747.  Daedalus Item Code: 51237
 
On February 23, 1836, an army led by Mexican dictator Santa Anna laid siege to a makeshift garrison of some 200 Texas settlers—among them, Davy Crockett, James Bowie, and William Barret Travis—who ... (Read More)
 
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The Blood Telegram: Nixon, Kissinger, and a Forgotten Genocide
Gary J. Bass.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307700209.  Daedalus Item Code: 53382
 
(Winner of the Lionel Gelber Prize, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and named a Notable Book or Best Book of 2013 by the New York Times, the Washington Post, the Economist, ... (Read More)
 
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Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
Jill Lepore.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780307948830.  Daedalus Item Code: 59759
 
(Finalist for the 2013 National Book Award for Nonfiction, a New York Times Notable Book, and named a Best Book of 2013 by the Washington Post, the Boston Globe, and NPR) ... (Read More)
 
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A Boy Named FDR: How Franklin D. Roosevelt Grew Up to Change America
Kathleen Krull. Steve Johnson & Lou Fancher, illus.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780375857164.  Daedalus Item Code: 33496
 
Growing up in a wealthy and privileged family, Franklin Delano Roosevelt would later become the champion of the downtrodden. As Kathleen Krull's inspiring story for readers 4 to 8 shows, though, the ... (Read More)
 
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The Brilliant Disaster: JFK, Castro, and America's Doomed Invasion of Cuba's Bay of Pigs
Jim Rasenberger.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416596509.  Daedalus Item Code: 32253
 
The United States–backed military invasion of Cuba in 1961 remains one of the most ill-fated military blunders in American history, with echoes of the event reverberating even today. Despite the ... (Read More)
 
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The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416547877.  Daedalus Item Code: 51461
 
(Winner of the 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction) As she did in her enormously popular Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln and her Pulitzer ... (Read More)
 
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The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism
Doris Kearns Goodwin.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781416547860.  Daedalus Item Code: 53383
 
(Winner of the 2014 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction) As she did in her Lincoln Prize winner Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln and her Pulitzer ... (Read More)
 
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Bundling: Its Origins, Progress, & Decline in America
Henry Reed Stiles.
Publisher: Chapman Billies.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780939218233.  Daedalus Item Code: 42778
 
Physician and genealogist Henry Reed Stiles (1832–1909) wrote a number of histories and biographies; this curious little treatise from 1871 remains one of his better known books. Bundling—the ... (Read More)
 
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The Burglary: The Discovery of J. Edgar Hoover's Secret FBI
Betty Medsger.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307962959.  Daedalus Item Code: 53384
 
Breaking in at the FBI office in Media, Pennsylvania, in 1971, a group of eight unlikely activists—quiet, hardworking Americans—confirmed what some had long suspected: that J. Edgar Hoover was ... (Read More)
 
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Camelot's Court: Inside the Kennedy White House
Robert Dallek.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062065841.  Daedalus Item Code: 51652
 
In 2003 Bancroft Prize–winning presidential historian Robert Dallek gave us An Unfinished Life: John F. Kennedy, 1917–1963, a book that led the New York Times to call Dallek "Kennedy's ... (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: 53552
 
The date on the earliest known authentic map of North American is 1500, note Italian cartographic historians Pierluigi Portinaro and Franco Knirsch, and the map was painted on oxhide by Juan de la ... (Read More)
 
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