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Franklin and Lucy: Mrs. Rutherfurd and the Other Remarkable Women in Roosevelt's Life
Joseph E. Persico.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812974966.  Daedalus Item Code: 42906
 
While Franklin Delano Roosevelt's official circle was predominantly male, it was his relationships with women—particularly with Lucy Mercer Rutherfurd—that most vividly bring to light the human being ... (Read More)
 
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Freedom by the Sword: The U.S. Colored Troops, 1862–1867
William A. Dobak.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616088392.  Daedalus Item Code: 52129
 
During the Civil War, the federal government accepted more than 180,000 black men as soldiers. Known collectively as the United States Colored Troops and organized in segregated regiments led by ... (Read More)
 
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Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861–1865
James Oakes.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393065312.  Daedalus Item Code: 50423
 
(Winner of the 2013 Lincoln Prize and nominated for the National Book Award) Also the author of the 2008 Lincoln Prize winner The Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham ... (Read More)
 
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Freedom Struggle: The Anti-Slavery Movement in America 1830–1865
Ann Rossi.
Publisher: National Geographic.   Format: laminated cover.
ISBN: 9780792280613.  Daedalus Item Code: 51443
 
Chronicling the abolition movement in Civil War–era America, this illustrated history for readers 8 to 11 describes the injustices and cruelties of life as a slave and profiles leaders of the ... (Read More)
 
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Freeing Charles: The Struggle to Free a Slave on the Eve of the Civil War
Scott Christianson.
Publisher: Illinois.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780252076886.  Daedalus Item Code: 50095
 
Recounting the life and dramatic rescue of fugitive slave Charles Nalle, Scott Christianson follows him from his ownership by the Hansborough family in Culpeper, Virginia, through his escape via the ... (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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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 Washington's Surprise Attack: A New Look at the Battle That Decided the Fate of America
Phillip Thomas Tucker.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781628736526.  Daedalus Item Code: 52130
 
That George Washington crossed the Delaware River on Christmas night in 1776 and caught the hungover Hessians at Trenton completely unprepared is one of the most iconic episodes of early American ... (Read More)
 
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The Gettysburg Address and Other Writings
Abraham Lincoln.
Publisher: Fall River.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9781435146006.  Daedalus Item Code: 51878
 
On the seemingly straightforward occasion of eulogizing the Confederate and Union soldiers who had lost their lives in the Battle of Gettysburg, Abraham Lincoln gave a short speech on November 19, ... (Read More)
 
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Go Down Together: The True Untold Story of Bonnie & Clyde
Jeff Guinn.
Publisher: Pocket.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781471134029.  Daedalus Item Code: 51172
 
Revealing recently discovered and surprising material, Jeff Guinn separates bank robbers Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow from their legend to portray them as two kids from a filthy Dallas slum who ... (Read More)
 
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