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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 225.00
This two-volume book is a documentary history of Russias 19th-century settlement in California. It contains 492 documents, mostly translated from the Russian for the first time, fully annotated, and with an extensive historical introduction. This broad range of primary sources provides a comprehensive and detailed history of the Russian Empires... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00
Covering more than four decades of American social and political history, The Loneliness of the Black Republican examines the ideas and actions of black Republican activists, officials, and politicians, from the era of the New Deal to Ronald Reagan?s presidential ascent in 1980. Their unique stories reveal African Americans fighting for an alternative... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 14.99
Winner of the 2001 Whitbread Biography Award: Diana Souhami?s gripping true story of the man and the island that inspired Robinson Crusoe This action-filled biography follows Alexander Selkirk, an eighteenth-century Scottish buccaneer who sailed the South Seas plundering for gold. But an ill-fated expedition in 1703 led to shipwreck on remote... more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 29.99
A richly illustrated history of The Rideau Club, which was founded 150 years ago by Sir John A. Macdonald and Sir George E. Cartier. A highly accessible account of the Club's history and enduring place in the nation's capital, and the story of its evolution with vignettes of how certain members made and continue to make it a very special place. more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99
Henrietta Marchant Liston?s journal writing evokes a sense of immediacy that enables readers to understand and appreciate not only the difficulties of travel and communication, but also to hear first-hand of the political conflicts experienced by the young United States over two hundred years ago. more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 14.99
The natural history of Lake Nipigon, the primary watershed feeding the Great Lakes, is explored, as well as the evolving human history of the area , from its aboriginal prehistory, through first European contact, the fur-trade era, resource development, and ultimately to the communities that exist there today. more...
- Savas Beatie 2014; US$ 13.99
This revised Sesquicentennial edition of Noah Andre Trudeaus The Last Citadel, which includes updated text, redrawn maps, and new material, is a groundbreaking study of the most extensive military operation of the Civil Warthe investment of Petersburg, Virginia.The Petersburg campaign began on June 9, 1864, and ended on April 3, 1865, when... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
This primary source reader assembles key documents and firsthand accounts that are emblematic of American life from the end of World War II to the present. Designed to complement a core text for a typical post-1945 U.S. history course, the book offers conciseness and selectivity with balanced coverage of domestic and foreign, societal and cultural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 158.00
For folklorists, students, as well as general readers, this is the most comprehensive survey of American folktales and legends currently available. It offers an amazing variety of American legend and lore - everything from Appalachian Jack tales, African American folklore, riddles, trickster tales, tall tales, tales of the supernatural, legends of... more...