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Sin in the Second City: Madams, Ministers, Playboys, and the Battle for America's Soul

By: Abbott, Karen

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group, June 2008:

Seller ID: BB0247073


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The Accidental Historian

By: Akers, Monte

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Texas Tech University Press:

Seller ID: BB0238527


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The Bounty

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics):

Seller ID: BB0227996


More than two centuries after Master's Mate Fletcher Christian led a mutiny against Lieutenant William Bligh on a small, armed transport vessel called Bounty, the true story of this enthralling adventure has become obscured by the legend. Combining vivid characterization and deft storytelling, Caroline Alexander shatters the centuries-old myths surrounding this story. She brilliantly shows how, in a desperate attempt to save one man from the gallows and another from igno... View more info

To America

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, c2002.:

Seller ID: BB0227713


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Unsolved Mysteries of American History

By: Aron, Paul

Price: $5.00

Publisher: MJF Books:

Seller ID: BB0234712


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Flappers, bootleggers, "Typhoid Mary," & the bomb

By: Boardman, Barrington

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : Perennial Library, 1989, c1988.:

Edition: 1981

Seller ID: BB0215626


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The Time of Our Lives: A Conversation about America: Who We Are, Where We've Been, and Where We Need to Go Now, to Recapture the American Dream

By: Brokaw, Tom

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group, 11-111:

Seller ID: BB0245580


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The Chinese in America

By: Chang, Iris

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Viking, c2003.:

Edition: Book Club edition.

Seller ID: BB0209779


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Born in the country

By: Danbom, David B.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.:

Seller ID: BB0240969


Throughout most of its history, American has been a rural nation, largely made up of farmers, and yet recent historians have not successfully surveyed American social history from that perspective. Now David B. Danbom, historian and former president of the Agricultural History Society, has written the first book to offer a comprehensive history of rural America. Ranging from pre-Columbian times to the enormous changes of the twentieth century, Born in the Country mast... View more info

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Collapse

By: Diamond, Jared M.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York : Viking Pengiun, 2005.:

Seller ID: BB0215791


In his runaway bestseller "Guns, Germs, and Steel," Jared Diamond brilliantly examined the circumstances that allowed Western civilizations to dominate much of the world. Now he probes the other side of the equation: What caused some of the great civilizations of the past to fall into ruin, and what can we learn from their fates? Using a vast historical and geographical perspective ranging from Easter Island and the Maya to Viking Greenland and modern Montana, Diamond tr... View more info

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Guns, germs, and steel: the fates of human societies

By: Diamond, Jared M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : W. W. Norton & Company c1999.:

Seller ID: BB0247516


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Natives and strangers

By: Dinnerstein, Leonard

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.:

Edition: 4

Seller ID: BB0226037


Now in its fourth edition, Natives and Strangers explores various aspects of minority group history, describing the impact America has had on minority peoples and cultures--and vice versa--and providing some understanding of the different conditions, conflicts, and contradictions that members of American minority groups experienced. Beginning with the American Indian migration throughout the United States, the book discusses the variety of Indian cultures that Europeans ... View more info

Born for liberty: a history of women in America

By: Evans, Sara M.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York : Free Press ; c1989.:

Seller ID: BB0227360


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America's prophet

By: Feiler, Bruce S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c2009.:

Seller ID: BB0240263


The exodus story is America's story. Moses is our real founding father. The pilgrims quoted his story. Franklin and Jefferson proposed he appear on the U.S. seal. Washington and Lincoln were called his incarnations. The Statue of Liberty and Superman were molded in his image. Martin Luther King, Jr., invoked him the night before he died. Ronald Reagan and Barack Obama cited him as inspiration. For four hundred years, one figure inspired more Americans than any othe... View more info

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Bury me standing

By: Fonseca, Isabel

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1996, c1995.:

Seller ID: BB0227926


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West of the River: A History

By: Gardiner, Dorothy

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Apollo Editions:

Seller ID: BB0215853


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Myth in American history

By: Gerster, Patrick

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Encino, Calif. : Glencoe Press, 1977.:

Seller ID: BB0215152


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Cartoon History of the United States

By: Gonick, Larry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HarperReference, 1991:

Seller ID: BB0248655


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Tracing your ancestry

By: Helmbold, F. Wilbur

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Oxmoor House, c1976.:

Seller ID: BB0232133


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The Invention of tradition

By: Hobsbawm, E. J.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1992.:

Seller ID: BB0227626


Many of the traditions which we think of as very ancient in their origins were not in fact sanctioned by long usage over the centuries, but were invented comparatively recently. This book explores examples of this process of invention - the creation of Welsh and Scottish 'national culture'; the elaboration of British royal rituals in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries; the origins of imperial rituals in British India and Africa; and the attempts by radical movements ... View more info