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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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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: 63718
 
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 had stumbled onto a compelling mystery. The house ... (Read More)
 
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Enemies: A History of the FBI
Tim Weiner.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812979237.  Daedalus Item Code: 62271
 
(Named one of the Best Books of 2012 by the Washington Post, New York Daily News, and Slate) Tim Weiner's absorbing follow-up to his National Book Award winner Legacy ... (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: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9788896408148.  Daedalus Item Code: 61571
 
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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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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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 First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
T.J. Stiles.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400031740.  Daedalus Item Code: 62272
 
(Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, as well as a New York Times Notable Book of 2009 and named of the Best Books of the Year by The New Yorker, the Boston ... (Read More)
 
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Fortune's Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth
Terry Alford.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195054125.  Daedalus Item Code: 63874
 
(Finalist for the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Prize for Best Biography) Arguably the most reviled man in American history, John Wilkes Booth has for 150 years been seen entirely in the ... (Read More)
 
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The Fourteenth Day: JFK and the Aftermath of the Cuban Missile Crisis
David G. Coleman.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393084412.  Daedalus Item Code: 61177
 
This fly-on-the-wall narrative from historian David Coleman, director of the Miller Center's Presidential Recordings Program, takes us into the Oval Office in the wake of the Cuban Missile Crisis, ... (Read More)
 
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Freedom Struggle: The Anti-Slavery Movement in America 1830–1865
Ann Rossi.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780792280613.  Daedalus Item Code: 51443
 
Chronicling the abolition movement in Civil War–era America, this illustrated history for readers 8 to 11 describes the injustices and cruelties of life as a slave and profiles leaders of the ... (Read More)
 
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