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- UNP - Nebraska 2014; US$ 29.95
Carlos Arnaldo Schwantes has revised and expanded the entire work, which is still the most comprehensive and balanced history of the region. This edition contains significant additional material on early mining in the Pacific Northwest, sea routes to Oregon in the early discovery and contact period, the environment of the region, the impact of the... more...
- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 12.99
In Sleuthing the Alamo , historian James E. Crisp draws back the curtain on years of mythmaking to reveal some surprising truths about the Texas Revolution--truths that are often obscured by both racism and political correctness. This engaging first-person account of historical detective work illuminates the methods of the serious historian who searches... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95
This collection of biographical essays, written by thirty-four noted historians and political scientists, chronicles the times, careers, challenges, leadership, and legacies of the fifty-seven men and one woman who have served as the state's highest elected official. The book is organized chronologically into six sections that cover Alabama's years... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2014; US$ 13.95
"A landmark collection of documents by the field's leading scholar. This reader includes beautifully written introductions and a fascinating array of never-before-published primary documents. These treasures from the archives offer a new picture of colonial Saint-Domingue and the Haitian Revolution. The translations are lively and colorful." --Alyssa... more...
- Taylor Trade Publishing 2014; US$ 15.99
This eBook collection is geared for history buffs who shy away from white knights and do-gooders. W. C. Jameson?s exploration of outlaws and criminals from the 20th century goes deep within the wrinkles of time, uncovering long-kept secrets, misinformed facts, and what became of these outlaws in the end. The set includes Butch Cassidy , John... more...
- Dzanc Books 2015; US$ 3.99
Join B.J. Hollars as he takes readers on a whirlwind tour of destruction: from Fort Wayne?s almost-obliteration at the hands of Adolf Hitler, to Tuscaloosa?s 2011 tornado, and finally, to a triple lynching that occurred in Duluth in the summer of 1920. Spanning nearly a continent and a century, Hollars re-reports the details of these destructions,... more...
- Counterpoint 2009; US$ 24.99
These essays include meditations and arguments on becoming a writer; on old-growth forest and the practice of clear-cutting; on the fluid dynamics and biotic diversity and mythic resonance of rivers; on the writers Ken Kesey and Wallace Stegner; on the literary genre of creative nonfiction?; on death and dying and the consolations of mortality; on... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 90.00
The book examines the 'Pink Tide' of leftist governments in Latin America struggling against neoliberal hegemony from a critical International Political Economy perspective. Focusing particularly on Venezuela and Brazil, it evaluates the transformative and emancipatory potentials of their political projects domestically, regionally and globally. more...
- Museyon 2015; US$ 15.99
James Roman is the author of Chronicles of Old Las Vegas and Chronicles of Old New York and served as editorial contributor to New York Living magazine for six years. He contributes regularly to publications that document emerging technology, and he appeared on the HBO television series Six Feet Under . He lives in Los Angeles. more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2008; US$ 13.99
It Happened in Connecticut tells more than two dozen true tales of famous--and infamous--people and events from the state's past, ranging from witchcraft trials to the Wiffle ball, from mass murder for profit to the modern game of football. more...