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Charters of Freedom: Founding Documents of American Democracy
James Underhill.
Publisher: Konecky & Konecky.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781568527826.  Daedalus Item Code: 72841
 
From Thomas Paine's 1776 manifesto Common Sense to the Bill of Rights, and from the Emancipation Proclamation to Plessy v. Ferguson, this substantial tome collects 25 essential documents that ... (Read More)
 
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Chasing the Sun: The Epic Story of the Star That Gives Us Life
Richard Cohen.
Publisher: Random House.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780812980929.  Daedalus Item Code: 70306
 
Also the author of By the Sword, publisher Richard Cohen set out to capture the sun itself in this wide-ranging and illustrated cultural exploration, traveling to 18 countries over seven years ... (Read More)
 
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Chaucer's Tale: 1386 and the Road to Canterbury
Paul Strohm.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670026432.  Daedalus Item Code: 71580
 
The Canterbury Tales remains a founding text of English literature, yet it only came about because Geoffrey Chaucer was all but ruined. In the politically and economically fraught London of ... (Read More)
 
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A Cheerful and Comfortable Faith: Anglican Religious Practice in the Elite Household of Eighteenth-Century Virginia
Lauren F. Winner.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300124699.  Daedalus Item Code: 72247
 
Examining the physical objects found in elite Virginia households of the 18th century (punch bowls, needlework, mourning jewelry, baptismal gowns, biscuit molds, cookbooks, and many other items), ... (Read More)
 
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Chivalry: The Path of Love

Publisher: Chronicle.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780811804646.  Daedalus Item Code: 52475
 
This beautifully illustrated little book illuminates the code of behavior that shaped courtly relations between the sexes in medieval times. Chivalry could bring together the ardent knight, willing ... (Read More)
 
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Christmas 1914: The First World War at Home and Abroad
John Hudson.
Publisher: History Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780750960281.  Daedalus Item Code: 62354
 
Expected by many people to be "over by Christmas," the Great War had in fact just begun by December 1914. Longing for the comforts of home, soldiers from opposing sides laid aside their weapons to ... (Read More)
 
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City of Ambition: FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York
Mason B. Williams.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393066913.  Daedalus Item Code: 71712
 
(A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice) The sweeping economic recovery programs enacted by Franklin Roosevelt would have been unworkable without the cooperation of state and ... (Read More)
 
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Civil War Sketch Book: Drawings from the Battlefront
Harry L. Katz & Vincent Virga. Alan Brinkley, preface.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393072204.  Daedalus Item Code: 63535
 
Though battlefield photography came of age during the Civil War, much of the fighting and fallout of the conflict was captured as war had been depicted for centuries—by the artist's pencil. ... (Read More)
 
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The Civil Wars of Julia Ward Howe: A Biography
Elaine Showalter.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451645903.  Daedalus Item Code: 70654
 
She wrote the lyrics for "The Battle Hymn of the Republic" after meeting Abraham Lincoln, but for much of her life poet Julia Ward Howe fought her own civil war at home, struggling against her ... (Read More)
 
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The Coming of the Comet: The Rise and Fall of the Paddle Steamer
Nick Robins.
Publisher: Seaforth.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781848321342.  Daedalus Item Code: 70935
 
From 1812, when Henry Bell's Comet began regularly carrying passengers on Scotland's Clyde River, through the end of the 19th century, the paddle-wheel steamer was synonymous with river travel ... (Read More)
 
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A Confederate Englishman: The Civil War Letters of Henry Wemyss Feilden
Henry Wemyss Feilden. W. Eric Emerson & Karen Stokes, eds.
Publisher: South Carolina.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781611171358.  Daedalus Item Code: 71461
 
The second son of the Baronet of Feniscowles, Henry Wemyss Feilden (1838–1921) was a young British officer when, in 1863, he resigned his commission and ran the Union blockade of Charleston to join ... (Read More)
 
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Countrymen: How Denmark's Jews Escaped the Nazis
Bo Lidegaard. Robert Maass, trans.
Publisher: Atlantic Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781782391487.  Daedalus Item Code: 72894
 
Denmark, under German occupation in World War II (though with its king and government intact), did something that no other European country attempted; learning that the Nazis were about to round up ... (Read More)
 
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