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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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Born to Battle: Grant and Forrest—Shiloh, Vicksburg, and Chattanooga: The Campaigns that Doomed the Confederacy
Jack Hurst.
Publisher: Basic Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780465020188.  Daedalus Item Code: 51765
 
Opposing generals who overcame humble beginnings through sheer talent and tenacity, Ulysses S. Grant and Nathan Bedford Forrest squared off in some of the most critical campaigns of the Civil War. As ... (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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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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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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Cemetery John: The Undiscovered Mastermind of the Lindbergh Kidnapping
Robert Zorn. John Douglas & Mark Olshaker, foreword.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781590208564.  Daedalus Item Code: 42673
 
The kidnapping and murder of Charles Lindbergh's infant son has haunted the American psyche for more than 80 years. To many investigators, logic and the evidence available cast doubt on the idea that ... (Read More)
 
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Chasing Icarus: The Seventeen Days in 1910 That Forever Changed American Aviation
Gavin Mortimer.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717115.  Daedalus Item Code: 31877
 
By 1910, just seven years after the Wright brothers first took off at Kitty Hawk, America and the world were transfixed by the challenge of mastering the air. Dirigibles, balloons, and airplanes vied ... (Read More)
 
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The Children
David Halberstam.
Publisher: Fawcett.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780449004395.  Daedalus Item Code: 51953
 
As young black activists in Nashville began their lunch counter sit-ins in February 1960, eight college students—trained in nonviolent confrontation by minister and activist James Lawson—found ... (Read More)
 
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The Chinatown War: Chinese Los Angeles and the Massacre of 1871
Scott Zesch.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780199758760.  Daedalus Item Code: 50816
 
In October 1871, a simmering, small-scale turf war involving three Chinese gangs exploded into a riot that engulfed the small but growing town of Los Angeles. A large mob of white Angelenos, spurred ... (Read More)
 
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Chronicles: The Civil War, 1861 to 1865: Hardback Book, Archive Collection, Wall Chart
Rob Morris & Paul Marcello.
Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: box.
ISBN: 9781464302978.  Daedalus Item Code: 50612
 
From the political, social, and economic disputes between the antebellum South and the Northern United States to the first shots fired at Fort Sumter, South Carolina—and the four devastating years of ... (Read More)
 
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