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Washington: The Making of the American Capital

By: Bordewich, Fergus

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers, May 2008:

Seller ID: BB0244836


Washington, D.C., is home to the most influential power brokers in the world. But how did we come to call D.C.--a place one contemporary observer called a mere swamp "producing nothing except myriads of toads and frogs (of enormous size)," a district that was strategically indefensible, captive to the politics of slavery, and a target of unbridled land speculation--our nation's capital? In Washington, acclaimed and award-winning author Fergus M. Bordewich turns his ey... View more info

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The scratch of a pen

By: Calloway, Colin G.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York ; Oxford University Press, 2006.:

Seller ID: BB0241656


In this superb volume in Oxford's acclaimed Pivotal Moments series, Colin Calloway reveals how the Treaty of Paris of 1763 had a profound effect on American history, setting in motion a cascade of unexpected consequences, as Indians and Europeans, settlers and frontiersmen, all struggled to adapt to new boundaries, new alignments, and new relationships. Britain now possessed a vast American empire stretching from Canada to the Florida Keys, yet the crushing costs of ... View more info

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America at 1750

By: Hofstadter, Richard

Price: $2.25

Publisher: New York, Vintage Books [1973, c1971]:

Seller ID: BB0218579


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The New England Mind from Colony to Province

By: Miller, Perry

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Beacon Press:

Seller ID: BB0228038


Scattered underlining. View more info

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Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War

By: Philbrick, Nathaniel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin (Non-Classics):

Seller ID: BB0227351


Light shelf-wear. Former owner's name inside front cover. View more info

Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War

By: Philbrick, Nathaniel

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Viking, New York, 2006:

Seller ID: BB0247707


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Puritanism in Old and New England

By: Simpson, Alan

Price: $4.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press, 1955:

Seller ID: BB0245490


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The Founders' almanac

By: Spalding, Matthew

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Heritage Foundation, c2002.:

Seller ID: BB0241506


Invaluable sourcebook that includes biographical sketches, testimonials, useful quotes, and key historical documents. View more info

African Americans in the colonial era

By: Wright, Donald R.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Arlington, Heights, Ill. : Harlan Davidson, c1990., 1990:

Seller ID: BB0244812


A nice clean copy. View more info