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12 Years a Slave: Movie Tie-In Edition
Solomon Northup. Steve McQueen, foreword. Ira Berlin, intro. Henry Louis Gates Jr., ed.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143125419.  Daedalus Item Code: 49103
 
The inspiration for the multiple Oscar and Golden Globe Award–winning motion picture by British director Steve McQueen and starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, this is the memoir of Solomon Northup, a black ... (Read More)
 
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Abraham Lincoln: The Illustrated Edition: The Prairie Years and the War Years
Carl Sandburg.
Publisher: Sterling.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781402781308.  Daedalus Item Code: 32766
 
Using primary sources and his own poetic eye for detail, Carl Sandburg distilled his Pulitzer Prize–winning biographies into a single volume, tracing Abraham Lincoln's journey from country lawyer to ... (Read More)
 
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Alger Hiss: Why He Chose Treason
Christina Shelton.
Publisher: Threshold.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781451655421.  Daedalus Item Code: 30632
 
In 1948 former U.S. State Department official Alger Hiss, a participant at the Yalta Conference and the formation of the United Nations, was accused of having been a Soviet spy in the 1930s. Because ... (Read More)
 
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Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers, and the Schism in the American Soul
Patrick A. Swan, ed.
Publisher: ISI Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781882926855.  Daedalus Item Code: 31143
 
"In August 1948, Alger Hiss, a former State Department bureaucrat, was accused of being a Soviet spy.... The case quickly became a cause célèbre, the center of the bitter battle between conservatives ... (Read More)
 
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An American Betrayal: Cherokee Patriots and the Trail of Tears
Daniel Blake Smith.
Publisher: Henry Holt.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780805089554.  Daedalus Item Code: 33068
 
After George Washington declared that Indian lands could no longer be taken without the "free consent" of native peoples, the Cherokees' embrace of Anglo culture was rapid, marked by the first Indian ... (Read More)
 
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The American Civil War: A Military History
John Keegan.
Publisher: Knopf/BOMC.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307263438.  Daedalus Item Code: 38056
 
Here the late British historian John Keegan—former senior lecturer in military history at the Royal Military Academy and author of The First World War, The Face of Battle, and The ... (Read More)
 
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American Dreams: The United States Since 1945
H.W. Brands.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781594202629.  Daedalus Item Code: 36260
 
For a brief, bright moment in 1945, America stood at its apex, looking back on victory not only against the Axis powers but also against the Great Depression, and looking ahead to seemingly limitless ... (Read More)
 
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American Emperor: Aaron Burr's Challenge to Jefferson's America
David O. Stewart.
Publisher: Simon & Schuster.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439157183.  Daedalus Item Code: 33650
 
In this vivid biography of an enigmatic founding father, David Stewart depicts Aaron Burr, the third vice president, as a daring, perhaps deluded figure who shook the nascent United States. In 1805 ... (Read More)
 
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The American Future: A History
Simon Schama.
Publisher: Ecco.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780060539238.  Daedalus Item Code: 38254
 
In this perspective on the 2008 presidential campaign and its importance for reclaiming America's original ideals, National Book Critics Circle Award–winning historian Simon Schama looks at the ... (Read More)
 
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American Passage: The History of Ellis Island
Vincent J. Cannato.
Publisher: Harper Perennial.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780060742737.  Daedalus Item Code: 33163
 
For many American families, Ellis Island looms far larger in the foundation of their America than does Plymouth Rock. For historian Vincent Cannato, that gateway (which admitted 12 million new ... (Read More)
 
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American Presidential China
Susan Gray Detweiler. David L. Barquist, introduction.
Publisher: Philadelphia Museum of Art.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780876331927.  Daedalus Item Code: 32721
 
The china used by the First Families—at the White House and in their private residences—sheds a light on trends in taste, style, and modes of entertaining as they have evolved in the United States. ... (Read More)
 
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Angel in the Forest: A Fairy Tale of Two Utopias
Marguerite Young.
Publisher: Dalkey Archive.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781564780546.  Daedalus Item Code: 33931
 
The rise and fall of two utopian societies in 19th-century Indiana form the basis of this 1945 history by the author of Miss Macintosh, My Darling. Father George Rapp's celibate community ... (Read More)
 
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