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Doing Nothing: A History of Loafers, Loungers, Slackers, and Bums in America
Tom Lutz.
Publisher: FSG.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780865477377.  Daedalus Item Code: 41088
 
Couch potatoes, goof-offs, freeloaders, good-for-nothings—ever since the Industrial Revolution, when the work ethic as we know it was formed, there has been a chorus of do-nothings ridiculing or ... (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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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 1956: The President's Year of Crisis: Suez and the Brink of War
David A. Nichols.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439139332.  Daedalus Item Code: 23216
 
On October 29, 1956, Israel, Britain, and France invaded Egypt in reaction to Gamal Abdel Nasser's nationalization of the formerly British-controlled Suez Canal. Days later, Soviet troops and tanks ... (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: 40794
 
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 force that kept Spanish, French, and ... (Read More)
 
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Empires Apart: A History of American and Russian Imperialism
Brian Landers.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605981062.  Daedalus Item Code: 21594
 
The American road to empire started when the first English settlers landed in Virginia, posits business and public policy advisor Brian Landers. Simultaneously, the first Russians crossed the Urals ... (Read More)
 
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Encyclopedia of African American History 1896 to the Present: Five-Volume Set
Paul Finkelman, ed.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: set.
ISBN: 9780195167795.  Daedalus Item Code: 40951
 
Focusing on the making of modern African American society, from the 1896 "separate but equal" ruling of Plessy v. Ferguson up to the contemporary period, this five-volume encyclopedia traces ... (Read More)
 
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Every Man a Speculator: A History of Wall Street in American Life
Steve Fraser.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780066620497.  Daedalus Item Code: 33791
 
Americans have had a love-hate relationship with the stock market for 200 years; long an object of suspicion, fear, and even revulsion, Wall Street eventually came to be seen as a pathway to immense ... (Read More)
 
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Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954–1965
Juan Williams. Julian Bond, intro.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143124740.  Daedalus Item Code: 38945
 
From the Montgomery bus boycott to the Little Rock Nine and the Selma-Montgomery march, thousands of ordinary people made up the American civil rights movement in its founding decade. Their stories ... (Read More)
 
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