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

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

ISBN: 0812975995

Condition: VG


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The Accidental Historian

By: Akers, Monte

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Texas Tech University Press:

Seller ID: BB0238527

ISBN: 0896727084

Condition: VG/VG-


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The Bounty

By: Alexander, Caroline

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics):

Seller ID: BB0227996

ISBN: 0142004693

Condition: g


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

Unsolved Mysteries of American History

By: Aron, Paul

Price: $5.00

Publisher: MJF Books:

Seller ID: BB0234712

ISBN: 1567316352

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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

ISBN: 0060915811

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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

ISBN: 1400064589

Condition: VG


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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

ISBN: 0670031232

Condition: vg/vg


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The Way We Never Were: American Families and the Nostalgia Trap

By: Coontz, Stephanie

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Basic Books, October 1993:

Seller ID: BB0250511

ISBN: 0465090974

Condition: VG


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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

ISBN: 0801850401

Condition: vg


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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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

ISBN: 0393317552

Condition: VG


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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

ISBN: 0195147731

Condition: vg


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

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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

ISBN: 0029030900

Condition: vg


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America's prophet

By: Feiler, Bruce S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : William Morrow, c2009.:

Seller ID: BB0240263

ISBN: 0060574887

Condition: vg/vg


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

ISBN: 067973743X

Condition: g


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West of the River: A History

By: Gardiner, Dorothy

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Apollo Editions:

Seller ID: BB0215853

ISBN: BBC0000015617

Condition: good


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Myth in American history

By: Gerster, Patrick

Price: $5.00

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

Seller ID: BB0215152

ISBN: 0024732907

Condition: vg


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Cartoon History of the United States

By: Gonick, Larry

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HarperReference, 1991:

Seller ID: BB0248655

ISBN: 0062730983

Condition: VG


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Tracing your ancestry

By: Helmbold, F. Wilbur

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Oxmoor House, c1976.:

Seller ID: BB0232133

ISBN: 084870486X

Condition: g


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The Invention of tradition

By: Hobsbawm, E. J.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 1992.:

Seller ID: BB0227626

ISBN: 0521437733

Condition: vg


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

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Rise of the Rocket Girls: The Women Who Propelled Us, from Missiles to the Moon to Mars

By: Holt, Nathalia

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, 2016:

Seller ID: BB0247373

ISBN: 0316338923

Condition: VG


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