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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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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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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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The Fourth of July: And the Founding of America
Peter de Bolla.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585679331.  Daedalus Item Code: 70227
 
The Declaration of Independence was not written solely by Thomas Jefferson, it was not an attempt to forge a new nation, and shockingly, the document was signed on the second day of July. ... (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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From Battlefields Rising: How the Civil War Transformed American Literature
Randall Fuller.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199360710.  Daedalus Item Code: 60913
 
In the first half of the 19th century, America's leading writers had been integral to helping the young nation imagine itself, assert its beliefs, and realize its immense potential; when the Civil ... (Read More)
 
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