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- Random House Publishing Group 2015; US$ 35.00 US$ 26.50
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? In this brilliant biography, Jon Meacham, the Pulitzer Prize?winning author, chronicles the life of George Herbert Walker Bush. Drawing on President Bush?s personal diaries, on the diaries of his wife, Barbara, and on extraordinary access to the forty-first president and his family, Meacham paints an intimate and... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 15.99
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Combining hard-hitting investigative journalism and a sweeping family narrative, this provocative true story reveals a little-known chapter of American history: the period after the Brown v. Board of Education decision when one Virginia school system refused to integrate. In the wake of the Supreme Court?s unanimous ... more...
- Orion 2015; US$ 21.67
It began in 1692, over an exceptionally raw Massachusetts winter, when a minister's daughter started to scream and convulse. It ended less than a year later, but not before nineteen men and women had been hanged and an elderly man crushed to death. The panic spread quickly, involving the most educated men and prominent politicians in the colony. Neighbours... more...
- Free Press 1989; US$ 22.95
An examination of how the concept of ?family? has been transformed over the last three centuries in the U.S., from its function as primary social unit to today?s still-evolving model. Based on a wide reading of letters, diaries and other contemporary documents, Mintz, an historian, and Kellogg, an anthropologist, examine the changing definition of... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 22.99
From the author of the prophetic national bestseller Blowback , a startling look at militarism, American style, and its consequences abroad and at home In the years after the Soviet Union imploded, the United States was described first as the globe's "lone superpower," then as a "reluctant sheriff," next as the "indispensable nation," and now,... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 7.99
Americans have come from every corner of the globe, and they have been brought together by a variety of historical processes--conquest, colonialism, the slave trade, territorial acquisition, and voluntary immigration. A thoughtful look at immigration, anti-immigration sentiments, and the motivations and experiences of the migrants themselves, this... more...
- UNP - Bison Books 2013; US$ 15.95
Crazy Horse, the legendary military leader of the Oglala Sioux whose personal power and social nonconformity contributed to his reputation as being ?strange,? fought in many famous battles, including the Little Bighorn, and held out tirelessly against the U.S. government?s efforts to confine the Lakotas to reservations. Finally, in the spring of 1877... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 1.99
This account of the Kennedy assassination ("the most riveting ever," says The New York Times ) is taken from Robert A. Caro's brilliant and bestselling The Passage of Power . Here is that tragic day in Dallas alive with startling details reported for the first time by the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Just as scandals that might end... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 18.99
The author of Last Train to Paradise tells the story of the largest public water project ever created?William Mulholland?s Los Angeles aqueduct?a story of Gilded Age ambition, hubris, greed, and one determined man who's vision shaped the future and continues to impact us today. In 1907, Irish immigrant William Mulholland conceived and built one... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 20.99
The definitive history of Asian Americans by one of the nation?s preeminent scholars on the subject. In the past fifty years, Asian Americans have helped change the face of America and are now the fastest growing group in the United States. But as award-winning historian Erika Lee reminds us, Asian Americans also have deep roots in the country. The... more...