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- Oxford University Press, USA 2012; US$ 9.99
In the traditional narrative of American colonial history, early European settlements, as well as native peoples and African slaves, were treated in passing as unfortunate aberrations in a fundamentally upbeat story of Englishmen becoming freer and more prosperous by colonizing an abundant continent of "free land." Over the last generation,... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 17.99
The official nonfiction companion to HISTORY?s dramatic series Texas Rising (created by the same team that made the ratings record-breaker Hatfields & McCoys ): a thrilling new narrative history of the Texas Revolution and the rise of the legendary Texas Rangers who patrolled the violent western frontier March 1836: The Republic of Texas, just... more...
- Seal Press 2009; US$ 14.95
Covering American transgender history from the mid-twentieth century to today, Transgender History takes a chronological approach to the subject of transgender history, with each chapter covering major movements, writings, and events. Chapters cover the transsexual and transvestite communities in the years following World War II; trans radicalism... more...
- Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2013; US$ 16.99
Finalist for the 2014 Weber-Clements Book Prize for the Best Non-fiction Book on Southwestern America In popular culture, Wyatt Earp is the hero of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral in Tombstone, Arizona, and a beacon of rough cowboy justice in the tumultuous American West. The subject of dozens of films, he has been invoked in battles against... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 13.00
An updated edition of a classic African American autobiography, with new supplementary materials The preeminent American slave narrative first published in 1845, Frederick Douglass?s Narrative powerfully details the life of the abolitionist from his birth into slavery in 1818 to his escape to the North in 1838, how he endured the daily physical... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2014; US$ 28.95
From respected historian John S. D. Eisenhower comes a surprising portrait of William Tecumseh Sherman, the Civil War general whose path of destruction cut the Confederacy in two, broke the will of the Southern population, and earned him a place in history as ?the first modern general.? Yet behind his reputation as a fierce warrior was a sympathetic... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 19.99
From the bestselling author of Hero Found comes the incredible true story of one of the greatest military rescues of all time, the 1945 World War II prison camp raid at Los Baños in the Philippines?a tale of daring, courage, and heroism that joins the ranks of Ghost Soldiers, Unbroken , and The Boys of Pointe du Hoc . In February 1945, as the... more...
- Open Road Media 2014; US$ 0.99
Solomon Northup (1808?1857) was a free-born African American from Saratoga Springs, New York. In 1841, he was kidnapped and forced into slavery for twelve years. With the help of his family and his father?s former master, Northup ultimately won his freedom and took the traders who betrayed him to court. He is best known for his autobiographical account... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 18.00
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER America?s Bitter Pill is Steven Brill?s acclaimed book on how the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, was written, how it is being implemented, and, most important, how it is changing?and failing to change?the rampant abuses in the healthcare industry. It?s a fly-on-the-wall account of the titanic fight to pass a 961-page... more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2015; Not Available
A groundbreaking investigation of how and why, from the 18th century to the present day, American resistance to our ruling elites has vanished. From the American Revolution through the Civil Rights movement, Americans have long mobilized against political, social, and economic privilege. Hierarchies based on inheritance, wealth, and political preferment... more...