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- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 13.79
A gripping and deeply revealing history of an infamous slave rebellion that nearly toppled New Orleans and changed the course of American history In January 1811, five hundred slaves, dressed in military uniforms and armed with guns, cane knives, and axes, rose up from the plantations around New Orleans and set out to conquer the city. Ethnically... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 32.00
The first historical reexamination of the early years of the Cold War, tracing the evolution of the conflict. more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 64.99
In The Men Who Made the Constitution , constitutional scholar John R. Vile explores the lives and contributions of all delegates to the 1787 Constitutional Convention, including those who left before the Convention ended and those who stayed until the last day but refused to sign. Each biography records the delegate?s birth, education, previous... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 9.99
Rivers in the Desert is the quintessential American story. It follows the remarkable career of William Mulholland, the visionary who engineered the rise of Los Angeles as the greatest American city west of the Mississippi. He sought to transform the sparse and barren desert into an inhabitable environment by designing the longest aqueduct in the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 27.95
From Pulitzer Prize?winning American historian Joseph J. Ellis, the unexpected story of why the thirteen colonies, having just fought off the imposition of a distant centralized governing power, would decide to subordinate themselves anew. We all know the famous opening phrase of Lincoln?s Gettysburg Address: ?Four score and seven years ago our fathers... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 1984; US$ 12.99
The first comprehensive, fully documented biography of the most important woman suffragist and feminist reformer in nineteenth-century America, In Her Own Right restores Elizabeth Cady Stanton to her true place in history. Griffith emphasizes the significance of role models and female friendships in Stanton's progress toward personal and political... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 1997; US$ 16.99
Winner of Best Manuscript Award from the New York State Historical Association Artificial River reveals the human dimension of the story of the Erie Canal. Carol Sheriff's extensive, innovative archival research shows the varied responses of ordinary people-farmers, businessmen, government officials, tourists, workers-to this major environmental,... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2006; Not Available
"BAGHDAD WAS BURNING." With these words, Ambassador L. Paul "Jerry" Bremer begins his gripping memoir of fourteen danger-filled months as America's proconsul in Iraq. My Year in Iraq is the only senior insider's perspective on the crucial period following the collapse of Saddam Hussein's regime. In vivid, dramatic detail, Bremer reveals the... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 26.95
The star of Parks and Recreation and author of the New York Times bestseller Paddle Your Own Canoe returns with a second book that humorously highlights twenty-one figures from our nation?s history, from her inception to present day?Nick?s personal pantheon of ?great Americans.? To millions of people, Nick Offerman is America. Both Nick and... more...