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  • Heroes of New York Harborby Marian Betancourt

    Globe Pequot Press 2016; US$ 17.99

    Today the Port of New York is where container ships and tankers park while waiting to reload and be on their way around the world. Long black tankers support layered white wheelhouses. Bright orange freighters with pink hulls and white cabins support deck cranes sitting like giant grasshoppers. The orange Staten Island ferries transverse the harbor,... more...

  • Under Lincoln's Hatby Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library Foundation

    Lyons Press 2016; US$ 22.99

    What is the oldest artifact linked to Abraham Lincoln? What does a poem written when he was just a schoolboy say about his character? Taking its cue from The History of the World in 100 Objects , the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum have selected 100 items from their extensive and rare collection that will give readers an intimate... more...

  • Greatest Escapes of World War IIby Col. Robert Barr Smith; Esq. Laurence J. Yadon

    Lyons Press 2016; US$ 17.99

    Throughout WWII, thousands of Allied prisoners dreamed of outwitting their captors and returning to war against the Axis. Their ingenuity knew no bounds: they went over the barbed wire surrounding them and under it as well; they built tunnels of enormous length and complexity, often working with only their bare hands. They concealed themselves in... more...

  • She Speaks to Meby Jill Stanford

    Globe Pequot Press 2016; US$ 15.99

    This anthology of ?Cowgirl? poets, and edited by Jill Charlotte Stanford (The Cowgirl's Cookbook, Keep Cookin' Cowgirl) features the words of a wide range of Western women poets chosen for this collection by real ranching women and cowgirls across the West as the poets whose words most speak to them and the Western experience. more...

  • Brave Heartsby Joseph Agonito

    TwoDot 2016; US$ 23.99

    The lives of Plains Indian women are revealed through this series of fascinating vignettes. Some of these women never knew anything but the old, nomadic way of life, while others lived on to suffer through the reservation years. Others were born on the reservation but did their to keep to the old ways. Some never left the reservation while others... more...

  • Crossroads for Libertyby William Jr. Watkins

    Independent Institute 2016; US$ 19.99

    What did the American Founders actually intend for the country, and does it even matter today? If America began as an idea, then what kind of idea? In a time of increasing turmoil over American history, politics, and society, Crossroads for Liberty: Recovering the Anti-Federalist Values of America's First Constitution takes a surprising and thought-provoking... more...

  • Rebuilding Shattered Worldsby Andrea L Smith; Anna Eisenstein

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 30.00

    Rebuilding Shattered Worlds explores the ways a demolished neighborhood in Easton, Pennsylvania, still resonates in the imaginations of displaced residents. Drawing on six years of ethnographic research, the authors highlight the intersecting languages of blight, race, and place as elderly interlocutors attempt to make sense of the world they lost... more...

  • Wolford's Cavalryby Dan Lee

    Potomac Books 2016; US$ 34.95

    Colonel Frank Wolford, the acclaimed Civil War colonel of the First Kentucky Volunteer Cavalry, is remembered today primarily for his unenviable reputation. Despite his stellar service record and widespread fame, Wolford ruined his reputation and his career over the question of emancipation and the enlistment of African Americans in the army.  ... more...

  • Políticaby Phillip B. Gonzales

    UNP - Nebraska 2016; US$ 90.00

    Política  offers a stunning revisionist understanding of the early political incorporation of Mexican-origin peoples into the U.S. body politic in the nineteenth century. Historical sociologist Phillip B. Gonzales reexamines the fundamental issue in New Mexico?s history, namely, the dramatic shift in national identities initiated by Nuevomexicanos when... more...

  • Italian Prisoners of War in Pennsylvaniaby Flavio G. Conti; Alan R. Perry

    Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2016; US$ 94.99

    Italian Prisoners of War in Pennsylvania examines the World War II experience of 1,200 Italian soldiers, detained at Letterkenny Army Depot near Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, who agreed to cooperate with the U.S. government and were organized into the 321st Italian Service Unit Battalion. In addition to providing valuable logistical, quartermaster,... more...