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  • The Old World's New Worldby C. Vann Woodward

    Oxford University Press, USA 1992; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    No history of the European imagination, and no understanding of America's meaning, would be complete without a record of the ideas, fantasies, and misconceptions the Old World has formed about the New. Europe's fascination with America forms a contradictory pattern of hopes and fears, dreams and nightmares, yearnings and forebodings. America... more...

  • Mystic Chords of Memoryby Michael Kammen

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 25.00

    Mystic Chords of Memory "Illustrated with hundreds of well-chosen anecdotes and minute observations . . . Kammen is a demon researcher who seems to have mined his nuggets from the entire corpus of American cultural history . . . insightful and sardonic." ? Washington Post Book World In this ground-breaking, panoramic work of American cultural... more...

  • The Quarters and the Fieldsby Damian A. Pargas

    UPF 2010; US$ 69.95

    Offers a unique approach to the examination of slavery. Rather than focusing on slave work and family life on cotton plantations, Damian Pargas compares the practice of slavery among the other major agricultural cultures in the nineteenth-century South: tobacco, mixed grain, rice, and sugar cane. more...

  • Ladies For Libertyby John Blundell

    Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 22.95

    Throughout the United States' history, women have played an intrinsic role in the movement for liberty. John Blundell gives a lively portrait of more than 20 leading American women who spoke out, helping to shape the political and social fabric of the United States. Ladies for Liberty combats the myth that women want, and benefit from, big government.... more...

  • The Presidents and the Supreme Courtby James F. Simon

    Simon & Schuster 2012; US$ 37.99

    Collected together, James F. Simon?s books share the bitter struggles and compromises that have characterized the relationship between the presidents and the Supreme Court Chief Justices across US history. The bitter and protracted struggle between President Thomas Jefferson and Supreme Court Chief Justice John Marshall; the frustration and grudging... more...

  • Emma Goldman: A Documentary History of the American Years, Volume Twoby Emma Goldman; Candace Falk; Barry Pateman; Jessica M. Moran; Robert Cohen

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 65.00 US$ 52.00

    Emma Goldman: A Documentary History of the American Years redefines the historical memory of Emma Goldman and illuminates a forgotten yet influential facet in the history of American and European radicalism. This definitive multivolume work, which differs significantly from Goldman's autobiography, presents original texts?a significant group of which... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Local Historyby Carol Kammen; Amy H. Wilson

    AltaMira Press 2012; US$ 144.99

    The Encyclopedia of Local History addresses nearly every aspect of local history, including everyday issues, theoretical approaches, and trends in the field. The second edition highlights local history practice in each U.S. state and Canadian province. more...

  • The Outletby y Adams

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    The Civil War brought destruction and disaster to all walks of life in America. Adams has here touched upon one aspect rarely considered by other authors. The great cattle of Texas that was left uncared for and became a hazard to the owners and the government is the theme of this novel. He has dwelled on the heroic efforts made by many to solve this... more...

  • The Eve of the Revolutionby Carl Lotus Becker

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    The book chronicles the American Revolution in the most unusual way. Not a record of the events or the political ramifications of those events, but the intellectual response of the revolutionaries has been captured. It is not history in the exact sense of the word; it is history in the making! more...

  • The Famous Missions of Californiaby William Henry Hudson

    ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 3.99

    A detailed account of the historical events that took place in California. Missions that were undertaken in different times have been described in detail. The chronological information imparted in a dramatic style captures the attention of the reader. more...