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The Generals: American Military Command from World War II to Today
Thomas E. Ricks.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204043.  Daedalus Item Code: 43390
 
History has been kind to the American generals of World War II—Marshall, Eisenhower, Patton, and Bradley—and less kind to the generals of the wars that followed. The reason for this, suggests the ... (Read More)
 
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George Washington: The Crossing
Jack E. Levin. Mark R. Levin, preface.
Publisher: Threshold.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476731933.  Daedalus Item Code: 42382
 
On Christmas night, 1776, George Washington and his army crossed the Delaware River and took the mercenary Hessians by surprise. Although Emanuel Leutze's iconic painting has defined the event for ... (Read More)
 
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George Washington's First War: His Early Military Adventures
David A. Clary.
Publisher: S&S.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439181102.  Daedalus Item Code: 20920
 
"I heard the bullets whistle, and, believe me, there is something charming in the sound." So wrote the young George Washington to his brother, something that David Clary notes no veteran soldier ... (Read More)
 
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The Great American Railroad War: How Ambrose Bierce and Frank Norris Took On the Notorious Central Pacific Railroad
Dennis Drabelle.
Publisher: St. Martin's.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780312667597.  Daedalus Item Code: 42762
 
In the late 19th century, the Central Pacific Railroad became synonymous with monopolization and bribery; when its government loans came due, the company's last surviving founder managed to avoid ... (Read More)
 
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Great Britain and the Confederate Navy, 1861–1865
Frank J. Merli.
Publisher: Indiana.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780253217356.  Daedalus Item Code: 31947
 
Originally published in 1970, this book describes the frustrated, faltering, sometimes heroic attempts of the Confederacy to circumvent British neutrality and build a navy in Great Britain during the ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Divide: A Biography of the Rocky Mountains
Gary Ferguson.
Publisher: Countryman.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780881507072.  Daedalus Item Code: 41494
 
More than any other landscape, the Rocky Mountains have generated an ongoing procession of fierce, poetic American dreams, posits naturalist Gary Ferguson. From the rebellious sons of wealthy ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Hall of American Wonders: Art, Science, and Invention in the Nineteenth Century
Claire Perry.
Publisher: Smithsonian/Giles.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780979067891.  Daedalus Item Code: 42518
 
Vividly illustrated with rarely seen prints, survey photographs, zoological and botanical illustrations, patent models, and engineering diagrams, this is a survey of the vision that energized ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Upheaval: America and the Birth of the Modern World, 1788–1800
Jay Winik.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780060083144.  Daedalus Item Code: 30330
 
As the 1790s began, a fragile America teetered on the brink of oblivion, Russia towered as a vast imperial power, and France plunged into revolution. But in contrast to the way conventional histories ... (Read More)
 
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Hakluyt's Promise: An Elizabethan's Obsession for an English America
Peter C. Mancall.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300164220.  Daedalus Item Code: 32741
 
Richard Hakluyt the younger, a contemporary of William Shakespeare, advocated the creation of English colonies in the New World at a time when the advantages of this idea were far from self-evident. ... (Read More)
 
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Half Moon: Henry Hudson and the Voyage That Redrew the Map of the New World
Douglas Hunter.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596916807.  Daedalus Item Code: 31899
 
The year 2009 marked the 400th anniversary of Henry Hudson's discovery of the majestic river that bears his name. Commissioned by the Dutch East India Company to find a northeastern passage over ... (Read More)
 
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Haunted Greenwich Village: Bohemian Banshees, Spooky Sites, and Gonzo Ghost Walks
Retold by Tom Ogden.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762770380.  Daedalus Item Code: 41870
 
Collecting tales of ghostly goings-on and otherworldly encounters in Manhattan's bohemian Greenwich Village, practicing magician Tom Ogden introduces us to a colorful cast of spirits and specters, ... (Read More)
 
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Haunted U.S. Battlefields: Ghosts, Hauntings, and Eerie Events from America's Fields of Honor
Mary Beth Crain.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762749362.  Daedalus Item Code: 34495
 
The places of wartime horror often conjure up images that haunt the living for generations to come, but is there more to the story? Journalist Mary Beth Crain—also the author of A Widow, A ... (Read More)
 
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