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- University of Chicago Press 2013; US$ 36.00
In the months after the end of the Civil War, there was one word on everyone’s lips: redemption. From the fiery language of Radical Republicans calling for a reconstruction of the former Confederacy to the petitions of those individuals who had worked the land as slaves to the white supremacists who would bring an end to Reconstruction in... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
This work delineates the impact of terrorism--and the American response--on the basic structure of international relations, the dimming prospects for global reform and the tendency to override the role of sovereign territorial states. Falk examines the changing role of the state, the relevance of institutions, the role of individuals and the importance... more...
- Wiley 2005; US$ 12.95
Experience explosive changes in American history with the people who witnessed them! From 1870 to 1950, America experienced an unprecedented era of rapid change and growth. A host of remarkable inventions led the way in transforming this nation into a major world power, and yet the forces of change often caused tremendous upheaval in people's lives.... more...
- Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 17.55
"... Boisseau recontextualizes U.S. feminism in the cinematic 20th century. White Queen challenges the narratives we have told about ourselves and illuminates the imperialism and celebrity worship that lurks within American feminism yet today." -- Lee Quinby, Harter Chair, Hobart and William ... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 55.00
The recent impeachment has sparked a resurgence of interest in Andrew Johnson. In spite of a successful political career spanning five decades, Johnson was one of the most unpopular of all American presidents. This work provides entries covering the people and events relevant to Johnson's life. more...
- HarperCollins 2006; US$ 12.99
This is the true story of America's first black dynasty. The years after the Civil War represented an astonishing moment of opportunity for African-Americans. The rush to build a racially democratic society from the ruins of slavery is never more evident than in the personal history of Blanche Kelso Bruce and his heirs. Born a slave in 1841,... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.95
Age of Betrayal is a brilliant reconsideration of America's first Gilded Age, when war-born dreams of freedom and democracy died of their impossibility. Focusing on the alliance between government and railroads forged by bribes and campaign contributions, Jack Beatty details the corruption of American political culture that, in the words of Rutherford... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 85.00
An A?Z encyclopedia covering the principal battles and campaigns, key military and political figures, and the political maneuvering during the Spanish-American and Philippine-American Wars. This comprehensive new reference work provides in depth information regarding the facts and myths of the conflict that propelled the United States onto the world... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 21.95
Aims to bring to life the brilliant military strategist, Ulysses S Grant. Grant never lost a battle, and ultimately became President of the reunited states. This biography reveals the man behind the military legend, showing how Grant's creativity and genius off the battlefield shaped him into one of America's greatest generals. more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2008; US$ 9.99
In June of 1876, on a desolate hill above a winding river called "the Little Bighorn," George Armstrong Custer and all 210 men under his direct command were annihilated by almost 2,000 Sioux and Cheyenne. The news of this devastating loss caused a public uproar, and those in positions of power promptly began to point fingers in order to avoid responsibility.... more...