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My American Revolution: A Modern Expedition Through History's Forgotten Battlegrounds
Robert Sullivan.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250037701.  Daedalus Item Code: 54531
 
We tend to think of the American Revolution as a Massachusetts-based event orchestrated by Virginians, but in fact the war took place mostly in New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. In this attempt ... (Read More)
 
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My Dad Had That Car: A Nostalgic Look at the American Automobile, 1920–1990
Tad Burness. Matt Stone, commentary.
Publisher: Black Dog & Leventhal.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780316430913.  Daedalus Item Code: 79308
 
From the 1970s, when he began publishing his encyclopedic car spotter's guides, Tad Burness's ongoing labor of love informed and excited generations of car fans in the years before the Internet made ... (Read More)
 
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Narrative of Military Operations During the Civil War
Joseph E. Johnston.
Publisher: Endeavour.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781911445111.  Daedalus Item Code: 64316
 
Respected by his Union opponents but at odds with Jefferson Davis and other Confederate leaders, General Joseph Johnston remains a controversial figure, more than 150 years after the end of the ... (Read More)
 
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The New England Economical Housekeeper, and Family Receipt Book: American Antiquarian Cookbook Collection
Esther A. Howland. Barbara Lynch, intro.
Publisher: Andrews McMeel.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9781449431747.  Daedalus Item Code: 72527
 
First published in 1844, Esther Howland's multifaceted regional cookbook has a strong emphasis on thrift and self-reliance in the home, themes that reflected her New England heritage; it is reprinted ... (Read More)
 
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New York Immigrant Experience: A Guided Tour Through History
Randi Minetor. Nic Minetor, photos.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780762757435.  Daedalus Item Code: 34922
 
This illustrated history of immigration in America's most international city—ranging from colonial times to the mid-19th-century Irish Potato Famine, and from Ellis Island to the present day—provides ... (Read More)
 
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No Better Friend: One Man, One Dog, and Their Extraordinary Story of Courage and Survival in WWII
Robert Weintraub.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316337069.  Daedalus Item Code: 73099
 
In a book hailed as "a canine version of Unbroken" (Maureen Corrigan), columnist Robert Weintraub tells the story of Army Air Force technician Frank Williams and Judy, a purebred pointer, who ... (Read More)
 
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The Noir Forties: The American People From Victory to Cold War
Richard Lingeman.
Publisher: Nation.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781568584362.  Daedalus Item Code: 72746
 
VJ Day, 1945. A laughing, screaming, yelling, dancing, singing, drinking, kissing crowd of more than 750,000 people packed Times Square in a spirit of celebration that was reflected throughout other ... (Read More)
 
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On Aristotle: Saving Politics from Philosophy
Alan Ryan.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871407061.  Daedalus Item Code: 64019
 
The author of On Politics as well as biographies of John Dewey and Bertrand Russell, political theorist Alan Ryan here offers an essential and accessible introduction to Plato's most famous ... (Read More)
 
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On the Origin of Tepees: Why Some Ideas Spread While Others Go Extinct
Jonnie Hughes.
Publisher: Oneworld.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851689439.  Daedalus Item Code: 72167
 
We humans have long prided ourselves on our capacity to have ideas, but perhaps this pride is misplaced—perhaps ideas have us. British science writer and filmmaker Jonnie Hughes here investigates the ... (Read More)
 
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On The Run: Deserters Through the Ages
Graeme Kent.
Publisher: Robson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781849545709.  Daedalus Item Code: 72111
 
For as long as there have been wars there have been those who have fled, sometimes precipitously, from the cannon's roar. The author of The Strongest Men on Earth and Olympic Follies, ... (Read More)
 
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One Minute to Midnight: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and Castro on the Brink of Nuclear War
Michael Dobbs.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781400078912.  Daedalus Item Code: 73012
 
(Finalist for the 2008 Los Angeles Times History Prize and a Washington Post and St. Louis Post-Dispatch Best Book of the Year) In October 1962, at the height of the Cold War, ... (Read More)
 
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Operation Damocles: Israel's Secret War Against Hitler's Scientists, 1951–1967
Roger Howard.
Publisher: Pegasus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781605984384.  Daedalus Item Code: 62323
 
From 1951 to 1967 Egypt pursued a secret program to build military rockets capable of reaching Israel; lacking the technical expertise, Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser recruited numerous West ... (Read More)
 
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