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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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Empire of the Summer Moon
S.C. Gwynne.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416591061.  Daedalus Item Code: 70001
 
(A finalist for the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Nonfiction and the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction) This vivid historical account of the 40-year battle between Comanche ... (Read More)
 
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An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America
Nick Bunker.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307594846.  Daedalus Item Code: 64799
 
(Winner of the 2015 George Washington Prize and Pulitzer Prize finalist) Written from a strikingly fresh perspective, this account of the Boston Tea Party and the origins of the American ... (Read More)
 
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Exploring Lincoln: Great Historians Reappraise Our Greatest President
Harold Holzer, Craig L. Symonds & Frank J. Williams, eds.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823265633.  Daedalus Item Code: 64073
 
More than 16,000 books have been written about Abraham Lincoln and monuments to him are legion, but a feeling persists that we do not truly know our 16th president, a genial yet elusive figure. ... (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: 62892
 
(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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The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic that Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics
Stephen Coss.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476783086.  Daedalus Item Code: 70611
 
In 1721, during the worst smallpox epidemic in Boston history, Puritan preacher Cotton Mather convinced Dr. Zabdiel Boylston to try a radical procedure: making an incision in the arm of a healthy ... (Read More)
 
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Fierce Patriot: The Tangled Lives of William Tecumseh Sherman
Robert L. O'Connell.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400069729.  Daedalus Item Code: 63397
 
The author of The Ghosts of Cannae, Of Arms and Men, and Soul of the Sword, military historian Robert O'Connell offers this bold, revisionist portrait of William Tecumseh ... (Read More)
 
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The Fight for the Four Freedoms: What Made FDR and the Greatest Generation Truly Great
Harvey J. Kaye.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451691436.  Daedalus Item Code: 64701
 
In his 1941 State of the Union speech, Franklin D. Roosevelt outlined his belief that people everywhere deserve freedom of speech and religion, as well as freedom from want and fear; 11 months later, ... (Read More)
 
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First Ladies: Presidential Historians on the Lives of 45 Iconic American Women
Susan Swain & C-SPAN. Richard Norton Smith, foreword.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781610395663.  Daedalus Item Code: 70175
 
The moderator for C-SPAN's First Ladies: Influence and Image, Susan Swain here presents a companion volume to the yearlong history series, with surprisingly intimate portraits of first ladies ... (Read More)
 
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