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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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The Fall of the House of Dixie: The Civil War and the Social Revolution that Transformed the South
Bruce Levine.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812978728.  Daedalus Item Code: 49574
 
In 1860 the American South was a vast, wealthy region where a small minority had amassed great political power and enormous fortunes through a system of enslaved labor; by the end of 1865 that wealth ... (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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The Final Invasion: Plattsburgh, the War of 1812's Most Decisive Battle
David G. Fitz-Enz.
Publisher: Bison.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780803227941.  Daedalus Item Code: 43177
 
Determined to assert our national identity and autonomy in the face of trade blockades, impressment of American sailors, and support of Indian nations, the United States entered its "second war of ... (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 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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Forgotten Valor: The Memoirs, Journals & Civil War Letters of Orlando B. Willcox
Orlando B. Willcox. Robert Garth Scott, ed.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780873386289.  Daedalus Item Code: 42661
 
The papers of Major General Orlando Bolivar Willcox, one of the most prominent division commanders in the Union army during the Civil War, were rediscovered locked in a trunk in a Washington, D.C., ... (Read More)
 
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Founding Myths: Stories That Hide Our Patriotic Past: Revised Tenth-Anniversary Edition
Ray Raphael.
Publisher: New Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781595589491.  Daedalus Item Code: 49576
 
In 2004, following A People's History of the American Revolution and The First American Revolution, Ray Raphael's Founding Myths continued his argument that the true history of ... (Read More)
 
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