Category: History - United States - 18th Century.


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Undaunted courage

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1997, c1996.:

Seller ID: BB0232198

ISBN: 0684826976

Condition: g

In this sweeping adventure story, Stephen E. Ambrose, the bestselling author od "D-Day, " presents the definitive account of one of the most momentous journeys in American history. Ambrose follows the Lewis and Clark Expedition from Thomas Jefferson's hope of finding a waterway to the Pacific, through the heart-stopping moments of the actual trip, to Lewis's lonely demise on the Natchez Trace. Along the way, Ambrose shows us the American West as Lewis saw it -- wild, awsome, and pristinely beautiful. "Undaunted Courage" is a stunningly told action tale that will delight readers for generations... View more info

This Was America: As Recorded By European Travelers in the Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth Centuries

By: Handlin, Oscar

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harper Torchbooks:

Seller ID: BB0246583

ISBN: BBC0000045431

Condition: vg-

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Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin

By: Lepore, Jill

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, 10-113:

Seller ID: BB0259278

ISBN: 0307958345

Condition: vg/vg

National Book Award Finalist From one of our most accomplished and widely admired historians, a revelatory portrait of Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister and a history of history itself. Like her brother, Jane Franklin was a passionate reader, a gifted writer, and an astonishingly shrewd political commentator. Unlike him, she was a mother of twelve. Benjamin Franklin, who wrote more letters to his sister than he wrote to anyone else, was the original American self-made man; his sister spent her life caring for her children. They left very different traces behind. Making use of an a... View more info

Bourbon and Stuart

By: Miller, John H.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : F. Watts, 1987.:

Seller ID: BB0243104

ISBN: 0531150526

Condition: Very Good

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The Invention of Air: A Story of Science, Faith, Revolution, and the Birth of America

By: Steven Johnson

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA), December 2008:

Seller ID: BB0252771

ISBN: 1594488525

Condition: vg/vg

Bestselling author Steven Johnson recounts--in dazzling, multidisciplinary fashion--the story of the brilliant man who embodied the relationship between science, religion, and politics for America's Founding Fathers. "The Invention of Air" is a book of world-changing ideas wrapped around a compelling narrative, a story of genius and violence and friendship in the midst of sweeping historical change that provokes us to recast our understanding of the Founding Fathers. It is the story of Joseph Priestley--scientist and theologian, protege of Benjamin Franklin, friend of Thomas Jefferson... View more info