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Mary Ellen Snodgrass

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  • The Underground Railroad: An Encyclopedia of People, Places, and Operationsby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 210.00

    The culmination of years of research in dozens of archives and libraries, this fascinating encyclopedia provides an unprecedented look at the network known as the Underground Railroad - that mysterious "system" of individuals and organizations that helped slaves escape the American South to freedom during the years before the Civil War. In operation... more...

  • The Civil War Era and Reconstructionby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 155.00

    The encyclopedia takes a broad, multidisciplinary approach to the history of the period. It includes general and specific entries on politics and business, labor, industry, agriculture, education and youth, law and legislative affairs, literature, music, the performing and visual arts, health and medicine, science and technology, exploration, life... more...

  • Civil Disobedience: An Encyclopedic History of Dissidence in the United Statesby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 140.00

    Throughout American history, people with strong beliefs that ran counter to society's rules and laws have used civil disobedience to advance their causes. From the Boston Tea Party in 1773, to the Pullman Strike in 1894, to the draft card burnings and sit-ins of more recent times, civil disobedience has been a powerful force for effecting change in... more...

  • Richter's The Light in The Forestby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Wiley 2001; US$ 5.99

    Conrad Richter, one of American literature's preeminent authors on the American frontier, highlights family hardship, individual suffering, and societal breakup in The Light in the Forest. Impeccably researched, Richter's novel takes place at a time of rapid change in the 18th century. True Son/Johnny is the protagonist, a white boy captured at the... more...

  • American Poets of the 20th Centuryby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2000; US$ 12.95

    This literary companion carries you into the lives and poetic lines of 41 of America's most admired poets from the last century. From popular favorites such as Robert Frost and Carl Sandburg to the more esoteric T. S. Eliot and Ezra Pound, this handbook also introduces you to living poets, such as Rita Dove, who are still inscribing their places in... more...

  • Heilbroner's The Worldly Philosophersby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2001; US$ 5.99

    Heilbroner's The Worldy Philosophers is an engaging text covering the development of modern economic philosophy, including transitional periods like the scientific revolution, Renaissance, commercial revolution, and the Great Depression. This comprehensive guide supplements the text and covers the important concepts brought about by Adam Smith, Parson... more...

  • Atwood's The Handmaid's Taleby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1994; US$ 5.99

    The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also feature glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. In CliffsNotes on The Handmaid's Tale, you come to realize that for... more...

  • Melville's Bartleby The Scrivener & Benito Cerenoby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 1999; US$ 4.95

    These two longer short stories deal with men in commerce on Wall Street and men at sea, both involved in struggles for power and the creation of a livable ethic. more...

  • Melville's Billy Budd & Typeeby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Wiley 2004; US$ 5.99

    Explore two lively classic tales of adventure on the high seas with CliffsNotes Billy Budd & Typee , the study guide that can raise your insight as well as your test scores! Meet Billy Budd, the sailor that everyone likes . . . or do they? And then set sail through the wild side of the South Seas in Typee . You’ll be up to speed on all... more...

  • Greek classics notesby Mary Ellen Snodgrass

    Wiley 2004; US$ 9.99

    This sweeping survey of ancient Greek culture covers the greatest works of Greek poets, dramatists, philosophers, writers, and historians. These writings are the foundation of the way we think and act and are important to the student of the human condition. more...