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Franklin D. Roosevelt: A Rendezvous with Destiny
Frank Freidel.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316292610.  Daedalus Item Code: 43869
 
From Franklin Roosevelt's patrician origins through his Navy career, and from his role as wartime Commander-in-Chief through final burial amid hedges he had played in as a boy, this ... (Read More)
 
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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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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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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 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 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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The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge
David McCullough.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780671457112.  Daedalus Item Code: 44144
 
Twice a winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, and the Francis Parkman Prize, David McCullough here tells the story of one of our nation's greatest engineering achievements. In 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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