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Cuba, America and the Sea: The Story of the Immigrant Boat Analuisa and 500 Years of History Between Cuba and America
Eric Paul Roorda.
Publisher: Mystic Seaport.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780939510986.  Daedalus Item Code: 44014
 
One night in August 1994, 19 people of the Cuadras family squeezed into the 20-foot fishing boat Analuisa and motored out of Mariel, Cuba, hoping to reach the coast of Florida, only 90 miles ... (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, 1860–1920: 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, 1941–1945
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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Desperate Sons: Samuel Adams, Patrick Henry, John Hancock, and the Secret Bands of Radicals Who Led the Colonies to War
Les Standiford.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780061899553.  Daedalus Item Code: 41442
 
In a gripping account that reads more like historical fiction, the author of Last Train to Paradise and Bringing Adam Home here recounts the courage and tenacity of the Sons of Liberty, ... (Read More)
 
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Doctor Franklin's Medicine
Stanley Finger.
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780812239133.  Daedalus Item Code: 40296
 
(Selected by Choice magazine as an Outstanding Academic Title) Among his many accomplishments, Benjamin Franklin was the cofounder of Pennsylvania Hospital, the first major civilian ... (Read More)
 
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Don Troiani's Civil War: Militia & Volunteers
Don Troiani, illus. Earl J. Coates, Michael J. McAfee & Don Troiani, text.
Publisher: Stackpole.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780811733199.  Daedalus Item Code: 43668
 
State militias were among the first troops to respond to the outbreak of the Civil War. Those who answered the call to arms represented a cross-section of the country, both North and South, and as ... (Read More)
 
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Don Troiani's Civil War: Zouaves, Chasseurs, Special Branches & Officers
Don Troiani, illus. Earl J. Coates, Michael J. McAfee & Don Troiani, text.
Publisher: Stackpole.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780811733205.  Daedalus Item Code: 43669
 
Perhaps the most famous—and certainly the most exotic—uniforms of the Civil War belonged to the Zouaves, troops of French derivation whose vibrant attire was accented by fezzes and baggy trousers. ... (Read More)
 
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Double Death: The True Story of Pryce Lewis, the Civil War's Most Daring Spy
Gavin Mortimer.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717696.  Daedalus Item Code: 31887
 
After an elderly man jumped from New York's World Building in 1911, his death made the front page of the New York Times: "World Dome Suicide a Famous War Spy." Although British expatriate and ... (Read More)
 
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Douglass and Lincoln: How a Revolutionary Black Leader and a Reluctant Liberator Struggled to End Slavery and Save the Union
Paul Kendrick & Stephen Kendrick.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780802716859.  Daedalus Item Code: 31094
 
Although Abraham Lincoln was by nature deeply opposed to the existence of slavery, he saw his mission throughout much of the Civil War as one of preserving the Union, with or without the "peculiar ... (Read More)
 
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Echoes of the Mexican-American War
Krystyna M. Libura et al.
Publisher: Groundwood.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780888995827.  Daedalus Item Code: 43727
 
The Mexican-American War (1846–48) was an event of major consequences, not only for the countries involved but also for the entire North American continent. It was also the first war to be documented ... (Read More)
 
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