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Samuel Adams: A Life
Ira Stoll.
Publisher: Free Press.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780743299121.  Daedalus Item Code: 64216
 
In this stirring biography, Samuel Adams is brought into the first tier of founding fathers—a rank, argues Ira Stoll, that he has long deserved. With eloquence equal to that of Thomas Jefferson and ... (Read More)
 
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Secret Yankees: The Union Circle in Confederate Atlanta
Thomas G. Dyer.
Publisher: Johns Hopkins.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780801868153.  Daedalus Item Code: 61710
 
Despite the unified front projected by the Confederacy, Union sympathizers remained in Atlanta for the duration of the American Civil War, posits Thomas Dyer. Drawing upon a little-known diary by ... (Read More)
 
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Shadow Warfare: The History of America's Undeclared Wars
Larry Hancock, with Stuart Wexler.
Publisher: Counterpoint.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781619024731.  Daedalus Item Code: 72353
 
Covert operations have been ordered by every president and every administration since World War II, and have often relied on surrogate fighters, with American personnel involved only at a distance, ... (Read More)
 
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Shipwreck of the Whaleship Essex
Owen Chase. Tim Cahill, foreword. Paul Lyons, intro.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781784871260.  Daedalus Item Code: 70849
 
A superb companion to Nathaniel Philbrick's In the Heart of the Sea (made into a gripping feature film in 2015)—and an outstanding evocation of the whaling life in its own right—this is the ... (Read More)
 
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The Society for Useful Knowledge: How Benjamin Franklin and Friends Brought the Enlightenment to America
Jonathan Lyons.
Publisher: Bloomsbury.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781608195725.  Daedalus Item Code: 72423
 
Decades before American colonists took up arms to secure their freedom from British rule, Benjamin Franklin began a revolution of a different sort, introducing the ideals of the European ... (Read More)
 
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The Sphinx: Franklin Roosevelt, the Isolationists, and the Road to World War II
Nicholas Wapshott.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780393088885.  Daedalus Item Code: 71733
 
With the United States still mired in the Great Depression and Adolf Hitler consolidating his power, Franklin Roosevelt in 1938 faced the question that would prove one of the most defining in ... (Read More)
 
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A Strange Engine of War: The "Winans" Steam Gun and the Civil War in Maryland
John W. Lamb.
Publisher: Chesapeake Book Co..   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780982304921.  Daedalus Item Code: 62116
 
In the spring of 1861, with Southern states seceding and Baltimore occupied by nervous Union troops, rumors emerged that Southern sympathizers in the city possessed a terrible weapon of mass ... (Read More)
 
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Strangers on a Bridge: The Case of Colonel Abel and Francis Gary Powers
James B. Donovan. Jason Matthews, foreword.
Publisher: Scribner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781501118784.  Daedalus Item Code: 61854
 
On the morning of February 10, 1962, James B. Donovan began his walk down Glienicke Bridge, which then linked West Berlin to East Berlin. With him walked master spy Rudolf Ivanovich Abel, for years ... (Read More)
 
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Such Troops as These: The Genius and Leadership of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson
Bevin Alexander.
Publisher: Berkley Caliber.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780425271292.  Daedalus Item Code: 71068
 
The author of MacArthur's War and How Hitler Could Have Won World War II, decorated war veteran and military historian Bevin Alexander here considers the strategies of Thomas J. ... (Read More)
 
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Supreme City: How Jazz Age Manhattan Gave Birth to Modern America
Donald L. Miller.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781416550204.  Daedalus Item Code: 72424
 
Through the Roaring 20s, midtown Manhattan was the center of a construction boom that changed the character of the city. The area around Grand Central Terminal became home to the tallest skyscrapers ... (Read More)
 
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Swastika Nation: Fritz Kuhn and the Rise and Fall of the German-American Bund
Arnie Bernstein.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781250056016.  Daedalus Item Code: 70055
 
In the late 1930s, America was still officially neutral, but chemist Fritz Kuhn and the German American Bund—a small but vociferous anti-Semitic movement—hoped to see the U.S. under Nazi ... (Read More)
 
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Tell It With Pride: The 54th Massachusetts Regiment and Augustus Saint-Gaudens' Shaw Memorial
Sarah Greenough & Nancy K. Anderson. Lindsay Harris & Reneé Ater, contributors. Richard J. Powell, foreword.
Publisher: Yale/National Gallery of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780300197730.  Daedalus Item Code: 62714
 
On July 18, 1863, six months after Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, the African American troops of the Massachusetts 54th Volunteer Infantry stormed Fort Wagner in South ... (Read More)
 
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