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  • Producing Predatorsby Michael D. Wise

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 45.00

    In Producing Predators , Michael D. Wise argues that contestations between Native and non-Native people over hunting, labor, and the livestock industry drove the development of predator eradication programs in Montana and Alberta from the 1880s onward. The history of these anti-predator programs was significant not only for their ecological effects,... more...

  • The Information Nexusby Steven Marks

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 22.00 US$ 18.04

    A provocative new book calling into question everything we thought we knew about capitalism and what makes it unique. more...

  • Federal Taxation in Americaby W. Elliot Brownlee

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This book provides an analysis of the dramatic shifts in American taxation through crises from the American Revolution through to the 'Great Recession'. more...

  • Liking Ikeby David Haven Blake

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09

    Liking Ike offers a behind-the-scenes look at how advertising agencies parternered with political strategists to involve celebrities in Dwight Eisenhower's presidential campaigns, setting the stage for future presidential contests. more...

  • Canada 2016-2017by Wayne C. Thompson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 18.99

    This is an annually updated presentation of Canada past and present. The contents in this volume are organized into sections dealing with Canada?s culture; Geography; people; history (from New France to the constitutional debates in the late 20th century); political system (including the constitution, monarchy, parliament,... more...

  • A Calculating Peopleby Patricia Cline Cohen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 43.95

    Now back in print, A Calculating People reveals how numeracy profoundly shaped the character of society in the early republic and provides a wholly original perspective on the development of modern America. more...

  • The California Gold Rushby Mark A. Eifler

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 34.95

    In January of 1848, James Marshall discovered gold at Sutter's Mill in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. For a year afterward, news of this discovery spread outward from California and started a mass migration to the gold fields. Thousands of people from the East Coast aspiring to start new lives in California financed their journey West on the... more...

  • Captain Lightfootby Michael Martin; Frederick W. Waldo

    Dover Publications 2016; US$ 9.95

    A desperado in the shadow of the gallows recounts his life of crime in this rollicking seventeenth-century memoir. Michael Martin, better known as Captain Lightfoot, confessed his history of highway robbery to a Boston reporter shortly before his execution. Martin had cut a dashing figure as Captain Lightfoot, renowned for his courtly manners and his... more...

  • Lincoln: A Book of Quotationsby Bob Blaisdell; Bob Blaisdell

    Dover Publications 2016; US$ 5.00

    "All I have learned, I learned from books," declared Abraham Lincoln ? and this book offers ample learning from the sixteenth president's wise and often witty remarks. Drawn from speeches, letters, and other sources, these thoughts and opinions range from considerations of human nature and spirituality to the burdens and privileges of the presidency... more...

  • University, Court, and Slaveby Alfred L. Brophy

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    University, Court, and Slave reveals long-forgotten connections between universities and pro-slavery thought. Proslavery faculty wrote about the economic and historical importance of slavery and helped shape a proslavery jurisprudence that made it harder to free slaves and pushed the South towards Civil War. more...