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Freedom's Gardener: James F. Brown, Horticulture, and the Hudson Valley in Antebellum America
Myra B. Young Armstead.
Publisher: NYU.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780814705100.  Daedalus Item Code: 41802
 
In 1793 James F. Brown was born a slave; in 1868 he died a free man. Just shy of his 34th birthday, he ran away from his native Maryland and spent the remainder of his life in New York's Hudson ... (Read More)
 
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The Freedoms We Lost: Consent and Resistance in Revolution by America
Barbara Clark Smith.
Publisher: New Press.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781595581808.  Daedalus Item Code: 34938
 
The American Revolution is widely taught and understood as having ushered in a new age of "freedom" in our country, placing voting at the center of American democracy. In a sharp break from this ... (Read More)
 
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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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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 and Benedict Arnold: A Tale of Two Patriots
Dave R. Palmer.
Publisher: Regnery History.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596980204.  Daedalus Item Code: 33744
 
By the time the Continental Army's two greatest soldiers parted company in 1780, one was on course to become the father of his nation, while the other became America's most reviled traitor. In this ... (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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George Washington's Military Genius
Dave R. Palmer.
Publisher: Regnery/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781596987913.  Daedalus Item Code: 42285
 
Some military historians dismiss George Washington as merely lucky, winning the Revolutionary War by sheer persistence against a half-hearted British enemy that decided the prize wasn’t worth the ... (Read More)
 
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Ghost, Thunderbolt, and Wizard: Mosby, Morgan, and Forrest in the Civil War
Robert W. Black.
Publisher: Stackpole.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780811702034.  Daedalus Item Code: 41937
 
Speed, boldness, and controversy marked the careers of this trio of Confederate cavalrymen who are the focus of this history. John Singleton Mosby teamed with J.E.B. Stuart to conduct the famous 1862 ... (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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