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The Forgotten History of America: Little Known Conflicts of Lasting Importance from the Earliest Colonists to the Eve of the Revolution

By: O'Brien, Cormac

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Crestline, 2013:

Seller ID: BB0231697

ISBN: 0785830588

Condition: g


This book depicts a continent emerging as both a bloody battleground between Native Americans and Europeans and a place where alien cultures began to mesh. This is the history they left out of the textbooks--thanks to Cormac O'Brien, the forgotten history of America will be forgotten no more. From the founding of the first permanent European settlement in North America (1565) to the bloody chaos of the British frontier in Pontiac's War (1763), this vividly written narrative spans the two centuries of American history before the Revolutionary War. These lesser known conflicts of the past ar... View more info

What Ifs? of American History : Eminent Historians Imagine What Might Have Bee

By: Robert Cowley (Editor)

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Berkley, 2003:

Seller ID: BB0252813

ISBN: 1101948396

Condition: vg/vg-


Light shelf-wear. View more info

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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


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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 mission. They claimed that George Washington was not the true "father of his country, " but a completely incompetent commander-... 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 myth. Drawing on an array of suspenseful and bizarre firsthand accounts, Sandlin brings to life a place where river pirates brus... 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