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The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
John Demos.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780679455103.  Daedalus Item Code: 63405
 
(Nominated for the 2014 National Book Award for Nonfiction) Historian John Demos, winner of the Bancroft Prize for Entertaining Satan and the Francis Parkman Prize for The Unredeemed ... (Read More)
 
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A History of Marriage
Elizabeth Abbott.
Publisher: Duckworth Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780715641705.  Daedalus Item Code: 73939
 
(Finalist for the 2010 Governor General's Award) What did getting married mean to ordinary people 100—or 500—years ago? How long did an average marriage last and what were a couple's ... (Read More)
 
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The Hour of Peril: The Secret Plot to Murder Lincoln Before the Civil War
Daniel Stashower.
Publisher: Minotaur.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250042668.  Daedalus Item Code: 71014
 
(Winner of the 2013 Agatha Award and 2014 Edgar Award for nonfiction; one of the Washington Post's Notable Nonfiction Books of 2013) In this "history that reads like a ... (Read More)
 
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Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940s
Anne Sebba.
Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781474601733.  Daedalus Item Code: 73373
 
Paris under Nazi occupation was a place of fear, power, aggression, courage, deprivation, secrets, and betrayals. Danger lurked on every corner, and while Parisian men were fighting at the front or ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln's Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness
Joshua Wolf Shenk.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780618773442.  Daedalus Item Code: 74078
 
(A 2005 New York Times Book Review Notable Book of the Year and winner of an Abraham Lincoln Institute Book Award) Following seven years of research and his own experience with ... (Read More)
 
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The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom
Slavomir Rawicz.
Publisher: Robinson.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781845296445.  Daedalus Item Code: 73713
 
First published in 1956, this is the incredible account of Slavomir Rawicz, a young Polish cavalry officer arrested by the Soviet secret police in 1939 after the Red Army and the Nazis invaded ... (Read More)
 
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A Man of Misconceptions: The Life of an Eccentric in an Age of Change
John Glassie.
Publisher: Riverhead.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594488719.  Daedalus Item Code: 43117
 
(A Scientific American Best Science Book of 2012 and a New York Times Book Review "Editor's Choice") The interests of 17th-century priest-scientist Athanasius Kircher knew no ... (Read More)
 
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The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941–1942
Nigel Hamilton.
Publisher: Biteback Publishing.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781785900563.  Daedalus Item Code: 73190
 
(Nominated for the 2014 National Book Award) Also the biographer of John F. Kennedy, General Bernard "Monty" Montgomery, and Bill Clinton, Nigel Hamilton here gives us a dramatic account of ... (Read More)
 
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The Maps of the Bristoe Station and Mine Run Campaigns: An Atlas of the Battles and Movements in the Eastern Theater after Gettysburg, Including Rappahannock Station, Kelly's Ford, and Morton's Ford, July 1863–February 1864
Bradley M. Gottfried.
Publisher: Savas Beatie.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611211528.  Daedalus Item Code: 62147
 
Superbly illustrated with 87 color battle maps, this Civil War history explores the critical though rarely considered months following the Battle of Gettysburg, during which both the Army of Northern ... (Read More)
 
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Native American Myths and Legends
Edward S. Curtis et al., illus.
Publisher: Arcturus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781784287177.  Daedalus Item Code: 73684
 
From creation myths to epic legends of heroes and gods, the traditional stories of America's indigenous peoples show a remarkable diversity from tribe to tribe, even as certain common themes emerge ... (Read More)
 
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Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality
Danielle Allen.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780871406903.  Daedalus Item Code: 71746
 
(Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize and the Zócalo Book Prize and a finalist for the 2015 PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award) In just 1,337 words, the Declaration of Independence altered the ... (Read More)
 
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Pacific: The Ocean of the Future
Simon Winchester.
Publisher: William Collins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780008162399.  Daedalus Item Code: 73435
 
(Named one of Library Journal’s 10 Best Books of 2015) The author of Atlantic and The Men Who United the States here gives us a colorful and provocative biography of the ... (Read More)
 
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