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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 stories for herself that helped her build a sympathetic clientele among New York City's elite, and she further captivated her cu... 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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Democracy In America: Abridged Edition (penguin Books For History: U.s.)

By: De Tocqueville, Alexis

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Signet, 1956:

Seller ID: BB0256451

ISBN: 0451628012

Condition: vg


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The Irish Americans: A History

By: Dolan, Jay P.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Press:

Seller ID: BB0256512

ISBN: 159691419X

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A history of the Irish in America from the eighteenth century to the present, by one of the nation's most eminent scholars of the immigrant experience. Jay Dolan of the University of Notre Dame is one of America's most acclaimed scholars of immigration and ethnic history. In "The Irish Americans," he caps his decades of writing and teaching with a magisterial history of the Irish experience in the United States--the first general-reader's account to be published since the 1960s. Dolan draws on his own original research and much other recent other scholarship to weave a fresh and vivid... View more info

Mystery Of Sacajawea Indian Girl With Lewis And Clark

By: Howard, Harold P.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Fenwinn Press, 2003:

Seller ID: BB0261463

ISBN: 9130622948

Condition: vg


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Sin in the Second City

By: Karen, Abbott

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Random House:

Seller ID: BB0256503

ISBN: 0739491857

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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 "American Brutus," Michael W. Kauffman, one of the foremost Lincoln assassination authorities, takes familiar history to a de... View more info

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The Journals of Lewis and Clark

By: Lewis, Meriwether

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Signet Classics:

Seller ID: BB0256509

ISBN: 0451528344

Condition: vg


In the spring of 1805, Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark, with a small band of men and a Shoshone woman, set out on a journey to explore the Western frontier-land of America, from the Missouri River to the northern Pacific coast and back. Written by the explorers themselves, these journals remain the most vivid depiction of their epic trek. View more info

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In the Heart of the Sea

By: Philbrick, Nathaniel

Price: $7.50

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

Seller ID: BB0262300

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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National Geographic Guide To The Lewis And Clark Trail

By: Schmidt, Thomas

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Cengage Learning, 2002:

Seller ID: BB0261829

ISBN: 0792264711

Condition: vg


In 1804-1806 Lewis and Clark made the most important and widely known expedition in American history. Now their journey is recreated is recreated in the bicentennial edition of the best-selling "National Geographic Guide to the Lewis & Clark Trail. Along with major television and film events, this book will feature prominently in National Geographic' s upcoming celebration of the expedition' s anniversary. This is the only full-color guide to Lewis and Clark' s America, and its lavishly illustrated photographs and maps are evocative of the landscapes, animals, and native people of an unspoiled... View more info

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The War Lovers

By: Thomas, Evan

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company:

Seller ID: BB0247999

ISBN: 031600409X

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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" falsely heralded that Spain's "secret infernal machine" had destroyed the battleship as Hearst himself saw great potential in ... View more info

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A great and shining road

By: Williams, John H.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Lincoln, [Neb.] : University of Nebraska Press, 1996.:

Seller ID: BB0256511

ISBN: 0803297890

Condition: vg


The Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads were officially joined on May 10, 1869 at Promontory Point, Utah, with the driving of a golden spike. This historic ceremony marked the completion of the first transcontinental railroad. Spanning the Sierras and the "Great American Desert," the tracks connected San Francisco to Council Bluffs, Iowa. "A Great and Shining Road" is the exciting story of a mammoth feat that called forth entrepreneurial daring, financial wizardry, technological innovation, political courage and chicanery, and the heroism of thousands of laborers. View more info

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April 1865: The Month That Saved America

By: Winik, Jay

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Harper Perennial, 2002:

Seller ID: BB0261464

ISBN: 0060930888

Condition: vg


The New York Times bestselling chronicle of the Civil War's final days that will forever change the way we see the war's end and the nation's new beginning. It was a month that could have unravelled the American nation. Instead, it saved it. In April 1865, Jay Winik masterfully breathes new life into the end of a war and the events we only thought we knew. This gripping, panoramic narrative takes readers on a breathless ride through these tumultuous thirty days, showing that the nation's future rested on a few crucial decisions and twists of fate. Here is Richmond's dramatic fall, Lee's ... View more info