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Detachment and the Writing of History: Essays and Letters

By: Becker, Carl L.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Cornell University Press, 1968:

Seller ID: BB0245017


Ownership markings inside front cover and on title page, else text is clean and unmarked. View more info

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What ifs? of American history

By: Cowley, Robert L. S.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : G.P. Putnam's, c2003.:

Seller ID: BB0230450


An all-American collection of essays on the pivotal moments in our nation's history by award-winning historians, the third in the bestselling series. The "what if" concept is one of the most original and engaging on the current history bookshelf. The essays are chock-full of provocative ideas; they are as accessible to the general reader as they are to the scholar; and they are the perfect gift for the dedicated history buff on anyone's list. In this new collec... View more info

Comparative Frontiers: A Proposal for Studying the American West

By: Jerome O. Steffen

Price: $6.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press, 1980:

Seller ID: BB0246033


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The Bedford glossary for European history

By: Johnson, Eric J.

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Boston, MA : Bedford/St. Martins, c2007.:

Seller ID: BB0227639


Expanding upon the standard glossaries found in history survey textbooks, "The Bedford Glossary for European History" offers historically contextualized definitions for hundreds of terms -- from Abbasids to Zionism -- that students will encounter in lectures, reading, and exams. View more info

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The Bedford Glossary for U.S. History

By: Menzin, Marion

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's:

Seller ID: BB0227640


Expanding upon the standard glossaries found in U.S. history survey textbooks, "The Bedford Glossary for U.S. History" offers historically contextualized definitions for over 500 terms -- from abolition to zoot suit -- that students will encounter in lectures, reading, and exams. View more info

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Past Imperfect Facts, Fictions, Frauds - American History From Bancroft And Parkman To Ambro...

By: Peter Hoffer

Price: $8.00

Publisher: PublicAffairs,U.S., 2004:

Seller ID: BB0246022


Woodrow Wilson, a practicing academic historian before he took to politics, defined the importance of history: "A nation which does not know what it was yesterday, does not know what it is today." He, like many men of his generation, wanted to impose a version of America's founding identity: it was a land of the free and a home of the brave. But not the braves. Or the slaves. Or the disenfranchised women. So the history of Wilson's generation omitted a significant propor... View more info

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A Pocket Guide to Writing in History

By: Rampolla, Mary Lynn

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Bedford/St. Martin's:

Edition: 5

Seller ID: BB0227638


Its concise yet comprehensive coverage of every step of the research and writing process--with detailed advice on documenting sources and avoiding plagiarism -- have made "A Pocket Guide to Writing in History" a best-seller over four editions. For the fifth edition, Mary Lynn Rampolla -- who is active in the fields of both history and composition -- provides more practical help with basic skills and new coverage of more sophisticated critical-thinking skills such as anal... View more info

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The future of the past

By: Stille, Alexander

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2002., 2002:

Seller ID: BB0244388


Former owner's name on front endpaper. View more info