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For Adam's Sake: A Family Saga in Colonial New England
Allegra di Bonaventura.
Publisher: Liveright.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780871407764.  Daedalus Item Code: 71742
 
Joshua Hempstead was a well-respected farmer and tradesman in New London, Connecticut. As his remarkable diary (1711–58) reveals, he also owned a slave, Adam Jackson, for more than 30 years. In this ... (Read More)
 
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Garden Guide: New York City: Revised Edition
Nancy Berner & Susan Lowry. Joseph De Sciose, photos.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: flexi-binding.
ISBN: 9780393733075.  Daedalus Item Code: 63205
 
If you know where to look, unexpected and often extraordinary gardens are nestled in just about every corner of New York City. With color photos throughout (many filling the page), this pocketable ... (Read More)
 
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General Jo Shelby's March
Anthony Arthur.
Publisher: Random House/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781400068302.  Daedalus Item Code: 70228
 
General Jo Shelby had been a daring and ruthless cavalry commander, renowned and notorious for his slashing forays behind Union lines. After Appomattox, Shelby declared that he would never surrender, ... (Read More)
 
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The Great Task Remaining Before Us: Reconstruction as America's Continuing Civil War
Paul A. Cimbala & Randall M. Miller, eds.
Publisher: Fordham University.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780823232031.  Daedalus Item Code: 64058
 
The American Civil War did not necessarily end with Robert E. Lee's surrender at Appomattox, suggest Paul Cimbala and Randall Miller in the preface to this anthology, positing instead that ... (Read More)
 
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Harpers Ferry: A Crossroads in Time
Jim Kirby.
Publisher: Mountain Trail.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780979917172.  Daedalus Item Code: 71492
 
Perched on a point of land where the Shenandoah and Potomac rivers converge, and where Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia meet, Harpers Ferry is a town both surrounded by natural splendor and ... (Read More)
 
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Heartland: The Plains and the Prairie
David Plowden.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393070606.  Daedalus Item Code: 73052
 
Walt Whitman placed our midwestern prairies and plains ahead of more dramatic sights like Yellowstone or Yosemite, celebrating the wide spaces as "North America's characteristic landscape." When ... (Read More)
 
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The House with Sixteen Handmade Doors: A Tale of Architectural Choice and Craftsmanship
Henry Petroski. Catherine Petroski, photos.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393242041.  Daedalus Item Code: 71720
 
When civil engineer Henry Petroski—author of To Engineer is Human and The Pencil—and his wife Catherine bought a modest though charming six-decades-old island retreat in coastal Maine, ... (Read More)
 
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Hudson Valley Faces & Places
Patricia Edwards Clyne.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781590203422.  Daedalus Item Code: 72823
 
From Ulysses S. Grant to Aaron Copland, and from Emily Post to Ed Wood, the Hudson Valley has been home to an astonishingly diverse array of individuals. Shedding light on this region's rich cultural ... (Read More)
 
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The Hunted Whale
James McGuane.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393069129.  Daedalus Item Code: 71721
 
Before the coming of steamships with instruments of mechanized slaughter, the hunt for sperm whales was a relatively even contest between two wily mammals. A photographer and filmmaker as well as a ... (Read More)
 
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Lincoln's Citadel: The Civil War in Washington, DC
Kenneth J. Winkle.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393349429.  Daedalus Item Code: 71726
 
In the late 1840s, Representative Abraham Lincoln resided on Capitol Hill at Mrs. Sprigg's boardinghouse, known as "Abolition House," where congressional boarders held lively dinner-table debates of ... (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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