Category: History - United States - Special Topics.


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The men who stare at goats

By: Ronson, Jon

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2006.:

Seller ID: BB0242800

ISBN: 0743270606

Condition: Good

Light shelf-wear. View more info

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American Aurora

By: Rosenfeld, Richard N.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1997.:

Seller ID: BB0237314

ISBN: 0312150520

Condition: g

Richard Rosenfeld's dramatic epic traces the incendiary history of the young American nation in the 1790s, and chronicles the birth and near-death of civil liberties in that turbulent decade. Rosenfeld, who has exhaustively examined the Philadelphia Aurora, has chosen as his heroes its two young editors, Benjamin Bache, Benjamin Franklin's grandson, and William Duane, who fearlessly Waged a decade-long campaign to keep America's Founding Fathers true to their original mi... View more info

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Wicked river

By: Sandlin, Lee

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York : Pantheon Books, c2010.:

Seller ID: BB0233754

ISBN: 0307378519

Condition: vg/vg

From award-winning journalist Lee Sandlin comes a riveting look at one of the most colorful, dangerous, and peculiar places in America's historical landscape: the strange, wonderful, and mysterious Mississippi River of the nineteenth century. Beginning in the early 1800s and climaxing with the siege of Vicksburg in 1863, "Wicked River" takes us back to a time before the Mississippi was dredged into a shipping channel, and before Mark Twain romanticized it into myt... View more info

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American Gas Station: History and Folklore of Gas Stations in America

By: Witzel, Michael K.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Motorbooks International, 1998:

Seller ID: BB0253316

ISBN: 0760306494

Condition: vg

Our best-selling book on American car culture is now available in this new paperback edition The American Gas Station is a nostalgic history of the service station and the American car culture it helped create. An exceptional chronicle of the birth of roadside architecture, the development of gasoline pumps, corporate trademarks, and gas station memorabilia. View more info

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Terra cognita

By: Zerubavel, Eviatar

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c1992.:

Seller ID: BB0232534

ISBN: 0813518989

Condition: vg

A nice clean copy. View more info