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The Fever of 1721: The Epidemic that Revolutionized Medicine and American Politics
Stephen Coss.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476783086.  Daedalus Item Code: 70611
 
In 1721, during the worst smallpox epidemic in Boston history, Puritan preacher Cotton Mather convinced Dr. Zabdiel Boylston to try a radical procedure: making an incision in the arm of a healthy ... (Read More)
 
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The Fierce Urgency of Now: Lyndon Johnson, Congress, and the Battle for the Great Society
Julian E. Zelizer.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594204340.  Daedalus Item Code: 73075
 
In the first three years of his presidency, Lyndon Johnson spearheaded the Great Society—one of the most transformative agendas in American political history—presiding over the Civil Rights and ... (Read More)
 
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Fire and Light: How the Enlightenment Transformed Our World
James MacGregor Burns.
Publisher: Thomas Dunne.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781250024893.  Daedalus Item Code: 71996
 
The Pulitzer Prize– and National Book Award–winning author of Roosevelt: The Soldier of Freedom, among more than 20 other books, James MacGregor Burns here illuminates what he deems "the ... (Read More)
 
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First Ladies: Presidential Historians on the Lives of 45 Iconic American Women
Susan Swain & C-SPAN. Richard Norton Smith, foreword.
Publisher: PublicAffairs.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781610395663.  Daedalus Item Code: 72728
 
The moderator for C-SPAN's First Ladies: Influence and Image, Susan Swain here presents a companion volume to the yearlong history series, with surprisingly intimate portraits of first ladies ... (Read More)
 
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First Women: The Grace and Power of America's Modern First Ladies
Kate Andersen Brower.
Publisher: Harper.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780062439659.  Daedalus Item Code: 73562
 
One of the most underestimated and challenging positions in the world, the first lady of the United States must be many things: an inspiring leader, a savvy politician, a wife and mother operating ... (Read More)
 
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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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The Fourth of July: And the Founding of America
Peter de Bolla.
Publisher: Overlook.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781585679331.  Daedalus Item Code: 70227
 
The Declaration of Independence was not written solely by Thomas Jefferson, it was not an attempt to forge a new nation, and shockingly, the document was signed on the second day of July. ... (Read More)
 
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Freedom of Speech: Mightier Than the Sword
David K. Shipler.
Publisher: Knopf.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307957320.  Daedalus Item Code: 71646
 
The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of Arab and Jew and The Working Poor, as well as a former New York Times foreign correspondent, David Shipler here explores critical challenges ... (Read More)
 
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From Battlefields Rising: How the Civil War Transformed American Literature
Randall Fuller.
Publisher: Oxford.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780199360710.  Daedalus Item Code: 60913
 
In the first half of the 19th century, America's leading writers had been integral to helping the young nation imagine itself, assert its beliefs, and realize its immense potential; when the Civil ... (Read More)
 
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The Gatekeeper: Missy LeHand, FDR, and the Untold Story of the Partnership That Defined a Presidency
Kathryn Smith.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781501114960.  Daedalus Item Code: 73591
 
Sometimes considered America's first female chief of staff, Marguerite "Missy" LeHand was the right-hand woman to Franklin Delano Roosevelt—both personally and professionally—for more than 20 years. ... (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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Good Hunting: An American Spymaster's Story
Jack Devine & Vernon Loeb.
Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780374130329.  Daedalus Item Code: 72644
 
Once the CIA's top spymaster, Jack Devine ran Operation Cyclone (a.k.a. "Charlie Wilson's War") in Afghanistan, supplying the mujahedeen with anti-aircraft missiles during their war with the Soviets. ... (Read More)
 
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