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The Dawn of Innovation: The First American Industrial Revolution
Charles R. Morris.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781610393577.  Daedalus Item Code: 51298
 
(A 2012 Wall Street Journal Best Business Book of the Year) In the first few decades of the 19th century, America went from being a largely rural economy to a fledgling industrial ... (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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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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The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Erik Larson.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780375725609.  Daedalus Item Code: 59311
 
(Finalist for the National Book Award) The author of In the Garden of Beasts, Thunderstruck, and Isaac's Storm brings turn-of-the-century Chicago to vivid life in this ... (Read More)
 
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Discovering the Civil War
The National Archives. David S. Ferriero, contrib. Ken Burns, foreword. Sharon Barry, ed.
Publisher: D. Giles.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781904832911.  Daedalus Item Code: 50083
 
Illustrated with far more than just period photos—although there are plenty of those here, including many previously unpublished images—this visual history from the National Archives in Washington, ... (Read More)
 
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The Dogs of War: 1861
Emory M. Thomas.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195174700.  Daedalus Item Code: 50823
 
In 1861, Americans thought that should civil war break out, the fighting would be brief; none foresaw that they were embarking on a four-year bloodbath that would cost the lives of some 700,000 ... (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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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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Eisenhower: The White House Years
Jim Newton.
Publisher: Doubleday.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385523530.  Daedalus Item Code: 41977
 
The President Eisenhower of popular imagination is a benign figure, armed with a putter, a winning smile, and little else. The Eisenhower in this biography from the author of Justice for All: Earl ... (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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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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Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History
S.C. Gwynne.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416591061.  Daedalus Item Code: 51920
 
(Pulitzer Prize Finalist) This vivid historical account of the 40-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West describes the remarkable fighting ... (Read More)
 
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