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Colonial Towns
Verna Fisher.
Publisher: Nomad Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781936313617.  Daedalus Item Code: 31210
 
Entertainment, transportation, and urban living are all discussed in this book about town life during colonial times, including how it varied from one area of the country to another, and how colonial ... (Read More)
 
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Colonial Traditions
Verna Fisher.
Publisher: Nomad Press.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9781936313631.  Daedalus Item Code: 31212
 
From barn raising and corn husking parties to feasts of thanksgiving and oral histories, this book surveys the traditions of the colonial period, how they varied across the country, and how colonial ... (Read More)
 
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Connecticut: Mapping the Nutmeg State Through History
Vincent Virga & Diana Ross McCain.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762760053.  Daedalus Item Code: 41865
 
From the first depiction of "Connittekock" in a 1690 map by Dutch cartographer Nicholaes Visscher (which included the better part of New York and New Jersey in the territory) to 1961 plans for a new ... (Read More)
 
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A Counterfeiter's Paradise: The Wicked Lives and Surprising Adventures of Three Early American Moneymakers
Ben Tarnoff.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143120773.  Daedalus Item Code: 41947
 
Few nations have as rich a counterfeiting history as the United States, and get-rich-quick schemes are as old as America itself. In this history, Ben Tarnoff chronicles the lives of three ... (Read More)
 
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A Country of Vast Designs: James K. Polk, the Mexican War, and the Conquest of the American Continent
Robert W. Merry.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743297448.  Daedalus Item Code: 42690
 
(A 2009 New York Times Book Review Notable Book) When James K. Polk was elected president in 1844, the United States was locked in a diplomatic struggle with Britain over the rich lands ... (Read More)
 
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Courage Under Fire: Profiles in Bravery from the Battlefields of the Civil War
Wiley Sword.
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780312673703.  Daedalus Item Code: 36272
 
Through diaries and letters written on Civil War battlefields, in camps, and on the deathbeds of fighters from the North and South, Pulitzer Prize nominee Wiley Sword writes of the complex working of ... (Read More)
 
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The Cowboys: How The West Was Won
Bruce Wexler.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616085735.  Daedalus Item Code: 30830
 
The glory days of the Old West cowboy lasted for only a couple of decades, but as this companion volume to The Gunfighters explains, during this short time the cowboy's reputation became a ... (Read More)
 
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The Cranberry: Hard Work and Holiday Sauce
Stephen Cole & Lindy Gifford.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780884483168.  Daedalus Item Code: 43342
 
Transformed from a wild fruit into a cultivated commodity, the American cranberry has become a holiday fixture and the source of a popular juice. As Stephen Cole and Lindy Gifford show in this ... (Read More)
 
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Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression
Morris Dickstein.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393072259.  Daedalus Item Code: 41468
 
(2009 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist) In this wide-ranging series of essays, theater and English professor Morris Dickstein looks at the literature, arts, and popular culture of ... (Read More)
 
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A Day's Work: A Sampler of Historic Maine Photographs, 18601920: Part II
W.H. Bunting, ed.
Publisher: Tilbury House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780884482062.  Daedalus Item Code: 43343
 
The world of late-19th and early 20th-century Maine is documented in this anthology of 225 black and white photographs, each flanked by a short but detailed text on the historical and cultural ... (Read More)
 
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Defying Empire: Trading with the Enemy in Colonial New York
Thomas M. Truxes.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300164251.  Daedalus Item Code: 32743
 
(Finalist for the 2009 Francis Parkman Prize) Ignoring British prohibitions intended to end North America's trade with the French during the Seven Years' War (also known as the French and ... (Read More)
 
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The Depths of Courage: American Submariners at War with Japan, 19411945
Flint Whitlock & Ron Smith. Albert Konetzni, foreword.
Publisher: Berkeley.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780425223703.  Daedalus Item Code: 36276
 
In the days after Pearl Harbor, the small, ill-equipped arm of the Navy known as the Submarine Force stood between the shattered U.S. Pacific Fleet and the might of the Japanese navy. Here military ... (Read More)
 
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