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Founding sisters and the Nineteenth Amendment

By: Clift, Eleanor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2003.:

Seller ID: BB0240370

ISBN: 0471426121

Condition: vg/vg


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The Murder of Helen Jewett: The Life and Death of a Prostitute in Ninetenth-Century New York

By: Cohen, Patricia Cline

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, June 1999:

Seller ID: BB0252676

ISBN: 0679740759

Condition: vg


In 1836, the murder of a young prostitute made headlines in New York City and around the country, inaugurating a sex-and-death sensationalism in news reporting that haunts us today. Patricia Cline Cohen goes behind these first lurid accounts to reconstruct the story of the mysterious victim, Helen Jewett. From her beginnings as a servant girl in Maine, Helen Jewett refashioned herself, using four successive aliases, into a highly paid courtesan. She invented life sto... View more info

Sword of San Jacinto

By: De Bruhl, Marshall

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Random House, c1993.:

Seller ID: BB0232208

ISBN: 0679753028

Condition: g


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Lone Star Unionism, Dissent, and Resistance: Other Sides of Civil War Texas

By: De La Teja, Jesus

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press, 2016:

Seller ID: BB0252240

ISBN: 0806151838

Condition: vg


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American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies

By: Kauffman, Michael W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Random House Publishing Group, October 2005:

Seller ID: BB0252707

ISBN: 0375759743

Condition: vg


It is a tale as familiar as our history primers: A deranged actor, John Wilkes Booth, killed Abraham Lincoln in Ford's Theatre, escaped on foot, and eluded capture for twelve days until he met his fiery end in a Virginia tobacco barn. In the national hysteria that followed, eight others were arrested and tried; four of those were executed, four imprisoned. Therein lie all the classic elements of a great thriller. But the untold tale is even more fascinating. Now, in ... View more info

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The Journals of Lewis and Clark

By: Lewis, Meriwether

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Signet:

Seller ID: BB0232515

ISBN: 0451626702

Condition: vg


A fine warm day. We met with a Frenchman, by the name of Jussome, whom we employ as an interpreter. This man has a wife and children in the village. Great numbers on both sides flocked down to the bank to view us as we passed. Captain Lewis, with the interpreter, walked down to the village below our camp. After delaying one hour, he returned and informed me the Indians had returned to their village. View more info

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The Journals of Lewis and Clark

By: Lewis, Meriwether

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Signet:

Seller ID: BB0239505

ISBN: 0451626702

Condition: vg


A fine warm day. We met with a Frenchman, by the name of Jussome, whom we employ as an interpreter. This man has a wife and children in the village. Great numbers on both sides flocked down to the bank to view us as we passed. Captain Lewis, with the interpreter, walked down to the village below our camp. After delaying one hour, he returned and informed me the Indians had returned to their village. View more info

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The legacy of conquest

By: Limerick, Patricia Nelson

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York : Norton, 1988, c1987.:

Seller ID: BB0238378

ISBN: 0393304973

Condition: vg


A nice clean copy. View more info

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In the Heart of the Sea

By: Philbrick, Nathaniel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A; Penguin USA:

Seller ID: BB0233103

ISBN: 0143126814

Condition: vg


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Powell's Canyon Voyage

By: Rusho, W. L.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Filter Press, LLC, May 1969:

Seller ID: BB0250098

ISBN: 0910584125

Condition: vg


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The War Lovers

By: Thomas, Evan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company:

Seller ID: BB0247999

ISBN: 031600409X

Condition: vg/vg


On February 15th, 1898, the American ship USS "Maine "mysteriously exploded in the Havana Harbor. News of the blast quickly reached U.S. shores, where it was met by some not with alarm but great enthusiasm. A powerful group of war lovers agitated that the United States exert its muscle across the seas. Theodore Roosevelt and Henry Cabot Lodge were influential politicians dismayed by the "closing" of the Western frontier. William Randolph Hearst's New York" Journal" f... View more info