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Don't Know Much About the Civil War: Everything You Need to Know About America's Greatest Conflict but Never Learned
Kenneth C. Davis.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780380719082.  Daedalus Item Code: 60582
 
Why did Abraham Lincoln sneak into Washington for his inauguration? Was the Gettysburg Address really written on the back of an envelope? Did General Sherman really say, "War is Hell?" And where did ... (Read More)
 
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Down to the Crossroads: Civil Rights, Black Power, and the Meredith March Against Fear
Aram Goudsouzian.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374192204.  Daedalus Item Code: 54498
 
In 1962 James Meredith became a civil rights hero when he enrolled as the first African American student at the University of Mississippi. Four years later he would make the news again when he ... (Read More)
 
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
Tom Wicker. Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr., general ed.
Publisher: Times Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805069075.  Daedalus Item Code: 53102
 
A bona fide American hero at the close of World War II, General Dwight Eisenhower rode an enormous wave of popularity into the Oval Office seven years later, and Americans still tend to view the ... (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 and the Confederate Civil War
James M. McPherson.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143127758.  Daedalus Item Code: 59825
 
(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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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: 60801
 
(Number 1 New York Times Bestseller) 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 ... (Read More)
 
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Explorers Emigrants Citizens: A Visual History of the Italian American Experience from the Collections of the Library of Congress
Linda Barrett Osborne & Paolo Battaglia. Martin Scorsese, foreword. Mario B. Mignone & Antonio Canovi, intro.
Publisher: Anniversary Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9788896408148.  Daedalus Item Code: 50879
 
The immigrant experience and cultural contribution of Italian Americans are celebrated here in a remarkable visual history, illustrated with 500 photographs, documents, and ephemera from the Library ... (Read More)
 
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Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954–1965
Juan Williams. Julian Bond, intro.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143124740.  Daedalus Item Code: 38945
 
From the Montgomery bus boycott to the Little Rock Nine and the Selma-Montgomery march, thousands of ordinary people made up the American civil rights movement in its founding decade. Their stories ... (Read More)
 
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Falling Upwards: How We Took to the Air
Richard Holmes.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307379665.  Daedalus Item Code: 60489
 
(One of Time Magazine's Top Ten Nonfiction Books of 2013) "The dream of flight is to see the world differently," posits the National Book Critics Circle Award–winning author of The ... (Read More)
 
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