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- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 25.00
Few mementoes remain of what Ohio was like before white people transformed it. The readings in this anthology -- the diaries of a trader and a missionary, the letter of a frontier housewife, the travel account of a wide-eyed young English tourist, the memoir of an escaped slave, and many others -- are eyewitness accounts of the Ohio frontier. They... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00
"Do unto others as ye would have them do unto you" are the words upon which Samuel M. Jones, self-made millionaire and mayor of Toledo, Ohio (1897-1904) organized his life, business, and political career. Unlike most progressive reformers, Jones was in a position to initiate real change. His factory workers shared in the profits and took advantage... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
Cincinnati in the 1870's was the largest inland city in the nation. Much of its prosperity and growth it owed to the commerce which floated along its Ohio River boundary on the way between Pittsburgh and New Orleans. This traffic also sustained a unique African American culture -- saloonkeepers, boardinghouse operators, entertainers, and women who... more...
- Jonathan Ball Publishers 2014; US$ 20.42
As a leading political journalist and newspaper editor, Hartley had the best seat in the house for the unfolding drama of the new South Africa, as well as privileged access to many key players, including Nelson Mandela himself. Admirably concise but rich in detail, drawing on a wide spectrum of interviews, documents and experiences, Ragged Glory... more...
- Portable Press 2014; US$ 19.95
Uncle John and the folks at the Bathroom Readers? Institute love all things Canadian and figure that just because we weren?t lucky enough to be born in the Great White North doesn?t mean we can?t devote an entire Bathroom Reader to the cause . . . and this time we?re doing it in Technicolor! Uncle John?s Plunges into Canada (Illustrated Edition)... more...
- Portable Press 2014; US$ 2.99
Uncle John takes the nation by storm in this hip new e-book of Bathroom Reader classics and some brand-new articles! Fads & Flops is overflowing with stories of unlikely successes and colossal failures. So whether you were weaned on bell bottoms, parachute pants, baggy pants, or skinny jeans, you?ll find the one thing that never goes out of style:... more...
- Portable Press 2014; US$ 2.99
The ancient Greeks had Zeus; today we have the Burger King…king. In Modern Mythology , you?ll meet the world?s most fascinating heroes, villains, and corporate spokesthingies. Featuring Bathroom Reader classics plus a few new treasures, you?ll discover truths and untruths, and learn the real stories behind some of today?s tallest tales. So sit back... more...