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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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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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Ethan Allen: His Life and Times
Willard Sterne Randall.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393076653.  Daedalus Item Code: 41474
 
Ethan Allen has become legendary in the annals of the Revolutionary era, not least for his daring raid on Fort Ticonderoga in the predawn hours of May 10, 1775. But lost in his myth is the fact that ... (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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The Fall of the House of Walworth: A Tale of Madness and Murder in Gilded Age America
Geoffrey O'Brien.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805081152.  Daedalus Item Code: 32746
 
A poet and cultural historian as well as the editor in chief for the Library of America, Geoffrey O'Brien crafts an unforgettable true story of greed, corruption, and madness that came to light in ... (Read More)
 
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A Few Good Women: America's Military Women from World War I to the Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
Evelyn M. Monahan & Rosemary Neidel-Greenlee.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400044344.  Daedalus Item Code: 21068
 
This history of the U.S. women's military corps surveys the changing role of women in warfare and profiles women who fought for the right to serve in our armed forces, from the 57 army nurses who ... (Read More)
 
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A Fiery Peace in a Cold War: Bernard Schriever and the Ultimate Weapon
Neil Sheehan.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679422846.  Daedalus Item Code: 21510
 
"As he did unforgettably in A Bright Shining Lie, [Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winner Neil] Sheehan here tells the story both of a warrior and of a war, in this case a cold one. The ... (Read More)
 
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Flapper: A Madcap Story of Sex, Style, Celebrity, and the Women Who Made America Modern
Joshua Zeitz.
Publisher: Three Rivers.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400080540.  Daedalus Item Code: 49009
 
Flinging aside the Victorian manners that kept her mother corseted, the New Woman of the 1920s puffed cigarettes, snuck gin, danced the Charleston, and necked in roadsters. She also earned her own ... (Read More)
 
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The Flight of the Century: Charles Lindberg and the Rise of American Aviation
Thomas Kessner.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780195320190.  Daedalus Item Code: 30740
 
In May 1927 an unassuming 25-year-old airmail pilot named Charles Lindbergh stunned the world by making the first nonstop transatlantic flight, from New York to Paris—a spectacular feat of individual ... (Read More)
 
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The Floor of Heaven: A True Tale of the Last Frontier and the Yukon Gold Rush
Howard Blum.
Publisher: Crown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307461728.  Daedalus Item Code: 31057
 
Twice nominated for a Pulitzer Prize for investigative reporting at the New York Times, as well as the Edgar Award–winning author of American Lightning, Howard Blum here gives us a ... (Read More)
 
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Forever Dixie: A Field Guide to Southern Cemeteries & Their Residents
Douglas Keister.
Publisher: Gibbs Smith.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781423603146.  Daedalus Item Code: 30781
 
When Douglas Keister's Stories in Stone was published in 2004, Sunset magazine proclaimed, "Keister has done for cemetery exploration what Audubon did for birding." Here he presents an ... (Read More)
 
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