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From Bloody Shirt to Full Dinner Pail: The Transformation of Politics and Governance in the Gilded Age
Charles W. Calhoun.
Publisher: Hill & Wang.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780809047949.  Daedalus Item Code: 30660
 
In the wake of civil war, American politics were racially charged and intensely sectionalist, with politicians waving the proverbial bloody shirt and encouraging their constituents, as Republicans ... (Read More)
 
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Frost/Nixon: Behind the Scenes of the Nixon Interviews
David Frost & Bob Zelnick.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061445866.  Daedalus Item Code: 23948
 
The basis for the Tony Award–winning West End and Broadway play of the same name, Frost/Nixon is the extraordinary account of how journalist David Frost landed the biggest interview of his ... (Read More)
 
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Fur, Fortune, and Empire: The Epic History of the Fur Trade in America
Eric Jay Dolin.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393067101.  Daedalus Item Code: 23878
 
(Winner of the New England Historical Association's James P. Hanlan Award) "In Fur, Fortune, and Empire, Eric Jay Dolin ranges far and wide over land and sea, searching for the beating ... (Read More)
 
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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 F. Kennan: An American Life
John Lewis Gaddis.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594203121.  Daedalus Item Code: 44340
 
(Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award) In the late 1940s George Kennan wrote two documents, the "Long Telegram" and the "X Article," which set out the ... (Read More)
 
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George Washington's America: A Biography Through His Maps
Barnet Schecter.
Publisher: Walker.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780802717481.  Daedalus Item Code: 43838
 
From his teenage years and throughout the rest of his life, the maps George Washington drew and purchased were always central to his work. After his death, many of the most important maps he had ... (Read More)
 
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The Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II
Denise Kiernan.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451617528.  Daedalus Item Code: 42917
 
From 1942 to 1945, the population of what would be called Oak Ridge, Tennessee, grew from a few farming families to more than 75,000 people—many of them women answering a government call for wartime ... (Read More)
 
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Goddess of the Market: Ayn Rand and the American Right
Jennifer Burns.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199832484.  Daedalus Item Code: 43587
 
Idealized by her fans, denounced by her political opponents, and forever shadowed by controversy and scandal, novelist and philosopher Ayn Rand was a powerful thinker whose views on government and ... (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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