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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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Confederate States Paper Money: Civil War Currency from the South, 11th Edition
George S. Cuhaj, ed.
Publisher: Krause.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780896897069.  Daedalus Item Code: 31672
 
With more than 350 color reproductions of actual notes, this is a beautifully illustrated and thoroughly annotated guide to the currency of the Confederacy during the Civil War and the Southern ... (Read More)
 
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Confederate Struggle for Command: General James Longstreet and the First Corps in the West
Alexander Mendoza.
Publisher: Texas A&M.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781603440523.  Daedalus Item Code: 42065
 
Though traditionally saddled with much of the blame for the Confederate loss at Gettysburg, General James Longstreet was actually a capable, resourceful, and brave commander, argues Alexander ... (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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Conquering the Sky: The Secret Flights of the Wright Brothers at Kitty Hawk
Larry E. Tise.
Publisher: Palgrave.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780230614901.  Daedalus Item Code: 42571
 
In the spring of 1908, the Wright brothers prepared for what they thought would be a season of secret flights at Kitty Hawk, the culmination of five years spent perfecting their planes. However, they ... (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
 
When James K. Polk was elected president in 1844, the United States was locked in a diplomatic struggle with Britain over the rich lands of the Oregon Territory, while the territories that would ... (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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Crazy Horse and Custer: The Epic Clash of Two Great Warriors at the Little Bighorn
Stephen E. Ambrose.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743468640.  Daedalus Item Code: 41221
 
This dual biography—from the historian who gave us Band of Brothers and other books on World War II, on Lewis and Clark, and on the opening of the West—looks at the two great warriors who ... (Read More)
 
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Cronkite
Douglas Brinkley.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061374265.  Daedalus Item Code: 41974
 
(Winner of the 2013 Sperber Prize for Best Book in Journalism) For decades he was "the most trusted man in America" (Chicago Tribune), yet few people knew the personal side of Walter ... (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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