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Guns of the Wild West: A Photographic Tour of the Guns That Shaped Our Country's History
David Kennedy. Bruce Curtis, photos.
Publisher: Konecky & Konecky.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781568527888.  Daedalus Item Code: 72842
 
From the first guns used by European explorers to the Colt revolver, and from the "chicken coop" shotgun to modern air rifles, guns have always been an essential part of the Old West's mystique. ... (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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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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Hell Before Breakfast: America's First War Correspondents Making History and Headlines, from the Battlefields of the Civil War to the Far Reaches of the Ottoman Empire
Robert H. Patton.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307377210.  Daedalus Item Code: 61639
 
Here the author of Patriot Pirates celebrates America's early war correspondents—legends in their time, though largely forgotten today—who learned their trade in the Civil War and went on to ... (Read More)
 
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Heroines of Mercy Street: The Real Nurses of the Civil War
Pamela D. Toler. Ridley Scott, foreword.
Publisher: Little, Brown.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780316392075.  Daedalus Item Code: 73568
 
The nurses of the American Civil War ushered in a new era for medicine during a time of great hardship, and the women who worked at the Mansion House in Alexandria, Virginia—inspiration for the ... (Read More)
 
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A History of America in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps
Chris West.
Publisher: Picador.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250043689.  Daedalus Item Code: 70057
 
In this delightful follow-up to A History of Britain in Thirty-Six Postage Stamps ("a lovely book ... and not just for philatelists," said the Cleveland Plain Dealer), English stamp ... (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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How the Irish Won the West
Myles Dungan.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781616081003.  Daedalus Item Code: 71841
 
Without the Irish, says radio broadcaster and historian Myles Dungan, the American frontier may never have been tamed. Into this colorful history he weaves accounts of the Breen and Murphy ... (Read More)
 
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How the World Moves: The Odyssey of an American Indian Family
Peter Nabokov.
Publisher: Viking.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780670024889.  Daedalus Item Code: 72479
 
Born in 1861 in New Mexico's Acoma Pueblo, Edward Proctor Hunt followed tribal traditions that had been unchanged for centuries; after attending government schools, however, he became a shopkeeper ... (Read More)
 
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How the World Was Won: The Americanization of Everywhere
Peter Conrad.
Publisher: Thames & Hudson.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780500252086.  Daedalus Item Code: 73710
 
When America suddenly emerged as a global power after World War II, much of the world was happy to be remade in its image; America dazzled—and sometimes intimidated—older, less dynamic cultures. The ... (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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