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- Oxford University Press 1999; US$ 39.95
Offering an analysis of the centrality of gender to politics in the United States from the days of the Whigs to the early 20th century, the author argues that women in the US participated actively and transformed forever the ideology of American party politics before they got the right to vote. more...
- Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 16.99
Winner of the Lincoln Prize Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and prairie lawyer rises from obscurity to prevail over three gifted rivals of national reputation to become president. On May 18, 1860, William H. Seward, Salmon P. Chase, Edward... more...
- HarperCollins 2013; US$ 13.99
A minute-by-minute narrative account of President John F. Kennedy?s assassination, The Day Kennedy Was Shot captures the action, mystery, and drama that unfolded on November 22, 1963. Author Jim Bishop?s trademark hour-by-hour suspenseful storytelling drives this account of an unforgettable day in American history. His retelling tracks all of... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1997; US$ 17.99
General John A. Wickham, commander of the famous 101st Airborne Division in the 1970s and subsequently Army Chief of Staff, once visited Antietam battlefield. Gazing at Bloody Lane where, in 1862, several Union assaults were brutally repulsed before they finally broke through, he marveled, "You couldn't get American soldiers today to make... more...
- Penguin Group US 2013; US$ 12.99
?As a Long Islander endlessly fascinated by events that happened in a place I call home, I hope with this book to give the secret six the credit they didn?t get in life. The Culper spies represent all the patriotic Americans who give so much for their country but, because of the nature of their work, will not or cannot take a bow or even talk about... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 26.00
Joe Scarborough?former Republican congressman and the always insightful host of MSNBC?s Morning Joe ?takes a nuanced and surprising look at the unexpected rise and self-inflicted fall of the Republican Party. Dominant in national politics for forty years under the influence of the conservative but pragmatic leadership of Dwight Eisenhower and Ronald... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2003; US$ 17.95
The Coming of the New Deal, 1933-1935, volume two of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and biographer Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.?s Age of Roosevelt series, describes Franklin Delano Roosevelt?s first tumultuous years in the White House. Coming into office at the bottom of the Great Depression, FDR told the American people that they have nothing to... more...
- Digital Scanning, Inc. 2000; US$ 4.95
During the Civil War, James Madison Page was a prisoner in different places in the South. Seven months of that time was spent at Andersonville. While there he became well acquainted with Major Wirz, or Captain Wirz, as he then ranked. Page takes the stand that Captain Wirz was unjustly held responsible for the hardship and mortality of Andersonville.... more...
- Digital Scanning, Inc. 2000; US$ 4.95
Unlike other books from this time period dealing with historical aspects of the Civil War, Capturing a Locomotive focuses not only on the well known battles but rather portrays the personal accounts of the Union soldiers who carried out the mission into Confederate territory. The story details the dangerous capture of a railway train, the exciting... more...