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In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam
Robert S. McNamara, with Brian VanDeMark.
Publisher: Vintage.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780679767497.  Daedalus Item Code: 72580
 
Written 20 years after the end of the Vietnam War, this controversial memoir from former Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara answers lingering questions that have surrounded this disastrous episode ... (Read More)
 
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In the Very Thickest of the Fight: The Civil War Service of the 78th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Steve Raymond.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762782833.  Daedalus Item Code: 70020
 
Historian, book reviewer, and former newspaper editor Steve Raymond here tells the story of a little-known Union Army regiment that fought at the center of many of the Civil War's most critical ... (Read More)
 
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Insurrections of the Mind: 100 Years of Politics and Culture in America
Franklin Foer, ed.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780062340399.  Daedalus Item Code: 63515
 
Founded in 1914 to give voice to the growing progressive movement, The New Republic has charted and shaped the state of American liberalism, publishing many of the 20th century's most forward ... (Read More)
 
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The Invisible Bridge: The Fall of Nixon and the Rise of Reagan
Rick Perlstein.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476782416.  Daedalus Item Code: 72705
 
In the wake of the Watergate scandal that forced Richard Nixon from office, his successor Gerald Ford declared that, "Our long national nightmare is over"; the subsequent fall of South Vietnam, a CIA ... (Read More)
 
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Iron Horses: America's Race to Bring the Railroads West
Walter R. Borneman.
Publisher: Back Bay.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780316371773.  Daedalus Item Code: 71020
 
The completion of the first transcontinental railroad in 1869 marked the start of a greater challenge: to build a faster, more direct line from Chicago to Los Angeles through the southern part of the ... (Read More)
 
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James & Dolley Madison: America's First Power Couple
Bruce Chadwick.
Publisher: Prometheus.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781616148355.  Daedalus Item Code: 71993
 
Historians have sometimes criticized James Madison for a lackluster presidency and for initiating a pointless war, but the author of 1858 and The General and Mrs. Washington argues here ... (Read More)
 
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Jefferson's Shadow: The Story of His Science
Keith Thomson.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300205930.  Daedalus Item Code: 62777
 
Although Thomas Jefferson's boundless curiosity has often been noted, here Keith Thomson goes further to suggest that science was a decisive influence on the third president's views on politics, ... (Read More)
 
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Jerks in New York History: Speaking Ill of the Dead
Kara Hughes.
Publisher: Globe Pequot.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780762760329.  Daedalus Item Code: 62346
 
From rabid moralist Anthony Comstock (1844–1915), the "Jerk Most Likely to Send You to Prison for No Good Reason," to Southern sympathizer and corrupt city mayor Fernando Wood (1812–81), the "Jerk ... (Read More)
 
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JFK Remembered
Jacques Lowe. Arthur Schlesinger Jr, foreword.
Publisher: Gramercy.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780385364164.  Daedalus Item Code: 71758
 
While still in his twenties, Jacques Lowe was assigned to photograph up-and-coming Washington attorney Robert Kennedy and his brother, U.S. Senator John F. Kennedy, and his low-key demeanor and ... (Read More)
 
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Lady Bird and Lyndon: The Hidden Story of a Marriage that Made a President
Betty Boyd Caroli.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439191224.  Daedalus Item Code: 64137
 
The conventional story goes that Lyndon Johnson married Lady Bird for her money and demeaned her by his many affairs, and that her only legacy was protecting the nation's wildflowers. But here the ... (Read More)
 
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Land of the Free: Wargames Rules for North America 1754–1815
Joe Krone.
Publisher: Osprey.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781472801128.  Daedalus Item Code: 70231
 
Though we tend to focus on the Revolutionary War as the founding crucible of the United States, the first stirrings of a nationalist movement began with the international contest of the French and ... (Read More)
 
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The Last Castle: The Epic Story of Love, Loss, and American Royalty in the Nation's Largest Home
Denise Kiernan.
Publisher: Touchstone.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476794044.  Daedalus Item Code: 79683
 
(Autographed First Edition) In her follow-up to The Girls of Atomic City—one of our favorite nonfiction books of 2013—Denise Kiernan takes us back to the turn of the 20th century ... (Read More)
 
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