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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

ISBN: 0801490596

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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

ISBN: 080611617X

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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

ISBN: 1586482440

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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 proportion of the population in favor of a perspective that was predominantly white, male and Protestant. That flaw would becom... 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

ISBN: 0374159777

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