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38 Nooses: Lincoln, Little Crow, and the Beginning of the Frontier's End
Scott W. Berg.
Publisher: Pantheon.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9780307377241.  Daedalus Item Code: 43095
 
In August 1862, after decades of broken treaties and encroachment on their lands, a group of Dakota warriors convened a council at the tepee of their leader Taoyateduta, or Little Crow. He counseled ... (Read More)
 
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Across the Pond: An Englishman's View of America
Terry Eagleton.
Publisher: Norton.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780393349405.  Daedalus Item Code: 49501
 
Americans have long been fascinated with the oddness of the English, but Britons find their transatlantic neighbors just as strange, says literary critic Terry Eagleton in this quirky journey through ... (Read More)
 
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The Adventuress: Murder, Blackmail, and Confidence Games in the Gilded Age
Virginia A. McConnell.
Publisher: Kent State.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781606350348.  Daedalus Item Code: 42658
 
A young woman from New Orleans who began her life of crime when she was only 16 years old, Minnie Walkup was raised in multiple boardinghouses owned by her mother, and at one of them, met her first ... (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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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 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 Second World ... (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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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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The Americas in the Age of Revolution, 1750–1850
Lester D. Langley.
Publisher: Yale.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780300077261.  Daedalus Item Code: 42501
 
This unique comparative history of three revolutions in the Americas—the American Revolution of 1776, the 1791 slave revolt in the French colony that became Haiti, and the prolonged Spanish American ... (Read More)
 
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And the Pursuit of Happiness
Maira Kalman.
Publisher: Penguin.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780143122036.  Daedalus Item Code: 43097
 
Energized and inspired by the 2008 elections, New Yorker illustrator Maira Kalman traveled to Washington, D.C., and began a year-long series investigating American democracy and its workings. ... (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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