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- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 21.99
It was sung at Ronald Reagan's funeral, and adopted with new lyrics by labor radicals. John Updike quoted it in the title of one of his novels, and George W. Bush had it performed at the memorial service in the National Cathedral for victims of September 11, 2001. Perhaps no other song has held such a profoundly significant--and contradictory--place... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 33.00
The ultimate electrical equipment troubleshooting pocket guide Designed for quick reference at any job site, the Electrician's Troubleshooting and Testing Pocket Guide enables electricians using portable meters to test, maintain, and troubleshoot all types of electrical equipment and systems. This updated classic now features: Expert guidance... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 12.95
My Bondage and My Freedom ,? writes John Stauffer in his Foreword, ?[is] a deep meditation on the meaning of slavery, race, and freedom, and on the power of faith and literacy, as well as a portrait of an individual and a nation a few years before the Civil War.? As his narrative unfolds, Frederick Douglass?abolitionist, journalist, orator, and one... more...
- Library of America 2014; US$ 7.95
One of the greatest works of American autobiography, in a definitive Library of America text: Published seven years after his escape from slavery, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave (1845) is a powerful account of the cruelty and oppression of the Maryland plantation culture into which Frederick Douglass was born. It... more...
- The New Press 2012; US$ 22.95
The campaign to abolish slavery in the United States was the most powerful and effective social movement of the nineteenth century and has served as a recurring source of inspiration for every subsequent struggle against injustice. But the abolitionist story has traditionally focused on the evangelical impulses of white, male, middle-class reformers,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.95
New York Times bestselling author Sally Jenkins and distinguished Harvard professor John Stauffer mine a nearly forgotten piece of Civil War history and strike gold in this surprising account of the only Southern county to secede from the Confederacy. The State of Jones is a true story about the South during the Civil War?the real South. Not... more...
- LSU Press 2015; US$ 28.00
During Reconstruction, former abolitionists in the North had a golden opportunity to pursue true racial justice and permanent reform in America. But after the sacrifice made by thousands of Union soldiers to arrive at this juncture, the moment soon slipped away, leaving many whites throughout the North and South more racist than before. Edward J. Blum... more...