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Divided Loyalties: Kentucky's Struggle for Armed Neutrality in the Civil War
James W. Finck. William C. Davis, foreword.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611211023.  Daedalus Item Code: 54755
 
On May 16, 1861, the Kentucky state legislature passed an ordinance declaring its neutrality in the American Civil War, but the slave state's alleged support for the Union was at odds with its social ... (Read More)
 
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Dominion from Sea to Sea: Pacific Ascendancy and American Power
Bruce Cumings.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300168006.  Daedalus Item Code: 62762
 
(One of the Atlantic's Best Books of 2009) Bordering on the world's two greatest oceans gives America a competitive advantage that is often overlooked by historians focused primarily on ... (Read More)
 
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Dustbowl Desperados: Gangsters of the Dirty '30s
Stone Wallace.
Publisher: Folk Lore.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781894864107.  Daedalus Item Code: 63538
 
Born of the Great Depression and hard times in America, as drought and crop failures ravaged the West and jobless drifters swarmed the country searching for work, a new breed of criminal emerged, the ... (Read More)
 
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The Earth Is Weeping: The Epic Story of the Indian Wars for the American West
Peter Cozzens.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307958044.  Daedalus Item Code: 69398
 
(First Edition, Signed Bookplate) With the end of the Civil War, the United States recommenced its expansion onto traditional Indian tribal lands, setting off a wide-ranging, multifaceted ... (Read More)
 
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Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848–1877
Brenda Wineapple.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061234576.  Daedalus Item Code: 52561
 
Broadly surveying the most tumultuous decades in America's history, the author of the National Book Critics Circle Award finalist White Heat vividly brings to life the secession crisis, the ... (Read More)
 
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Edward Bancroft: Scientist, Author, Spy
Thomas J. Schaeper.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300118421.  Daedalus Item Code: 32738
 
(A Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2011) Born in Massachusetts in 1745, Edward Bancroft moved to England in the 1760s and became a scientist and man of letters, elected to the ... (Read More)
 
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Elihu Washburne: The Diary and Letters of America's Minister to France During the Siege and Commune of Paris
Michael Hill. David McCullough, foreword.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451665284.  Daedalus Item Code: 38259
 
A congressman from Illinois and a confidante of Lincoln and Grant during the Civil War, Elihu Washburne was appointed Minister to France in 1869, arriving in Europe shortly before the outbreak of the ... (Read More)
 
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Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief
James M. McPherson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204975.  Daedalus Item Code: 64371
 
(A New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2014) History has not been kind to Jefferson Davis; in his own time and in later generations he has been variously deemed an incompetent ... (Read More)
 
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Emergence of a Free Press
Leonard W. Levy.
Publisher: Ivan R. Dee.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781566635608.  Daedalus Item Code: 33688
 
What did "freedom of the press" really mean to the framers of the First Amendment and their contemporaries? Pulitzer Prize–winning constitutional historian Leonard Levy scrupulously examines that ... (Read More)
 
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Emperor of Liberty: Thomas Jefferson's Foreign Policy
Francis D. Cogliano.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300179934.  Daedalus Item Code: 62708
 
Considered by many to be the archetypal "philosopher-king," Thomas Jefferson was capable of being pragmatic—and when necessary, forceful—in his dealings with other nations, suggests Francis Cogliano ... (Read More)
 
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Empire of Sin: A Story of Sex, Jazz, Murder, and the Battle for Modern New Orleans
Gary Krist.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780770437060.  Daedalus Item Code: 63717
 
(Selected as one of the Top 10 Books of 2014 by the Washington Post, Seattle Times, and Library Journal) In his follow-up to City of Scoundrels and The White ... (Read More)
 
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Empty Mansions: The Mysterious Life of Huguette Clark and the Spending of a Great American Fortune
Bill Dedman & Paul Clark Newell Jr.
Publisher: Ballantine.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780345534521.  Daedalus Item Code: 63718
 
When Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist Bill Dedman noticed in 2009 a grand home for sale—a mansion that had been unoccupied for nearly 60 years—he had stumbled onto a compelling mystery. The house ... (Read More)
 
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