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  • Cosmopolitanism and Nationhood in the Age of Jeffersonby Peter Nicolaisen; Hannah Spahn

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2014; US$ 36.07

    ?Cosmopolitanism and Nationhood in the Age of Jefferson? explores the origins of modern conceptions of world citizenship and the nation in Jeffersonian America. In today?s discussions of a transnational world, cosmopolitanism tends to be understood as a potential antidote to problematic aspects of nationhood ? indeed, cosmopolitanism is often treated... more...

  • A Companion to George Washingtonby Edward G. Lengel

    Wiley 2012; US$ 212.95

    Utilizing new primary source material from the Papers of George Washington, a documentary editing project dedicated to the transcription and publication of original documents, A Companion to George Washington features a collection of original readings from scholars and popular historians that shed new light on all aspects of the life of George Washington.... more...

  • George Washingtonby Don Higginbotham

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 21.99

    In George Washington: Uniting a Nation , Don Higginbotham argues that Washington's greatest contribution to American life was creating a sense of American unity. In clear and concise prose, Higginbotham shows that as Revolutionary War commander, proponent of the Constitution, and president, George Washington focused on building national identity... more...

  • A Great and Good Manby John P. Kaminski; Jill Adair McCaughan

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 18.99

    A Great and Good Man presents a lively collection of contemporary letters, poems, addresses and newspaper reports that demonstrate the remarkable esteem in which Washington was held. Washington would become, after his death, a true symbol of the American republic. This selection of materials, many reprinted for the first time since the eighteenth... more...

  • The Petticoat Affairby John F. Marszalek

    LSU Press 2000; US$ 20.95

    In The Petticoat Affair, prize-winning historian John F. Marszalek offers the first in--depth investigation of the earliest -- and perhaps greatest -- political sex scandal in American history. During Andrew Jackson's first term in office, Margaret Eaton, the wife of Secretary of State John Henry Eaton, was branded a "loose woman" for her unconventional... more...

  • The Final Invasionby Colonel David Fitz-Enz

    Cooper Square Press 2001; US$ 27.99

    Colonel David G. Fitz-Enz was a regular U. S. Army officer for thirty years, who helped set up and maintain the White House-Moscow "hot line." He is also the author of Why A Soldier? . He retired in 1993, and lives near Plattsburgh, New York. more...

  • The Age of Lincolnby Orville Vernon Burton

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2008; US$ 16.99

    Orville Vernon Burton , University Distinguished Teacher/Scholar at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, is the author or editor of ten books and the director of the Illinois Center for Computing in Humanities, Arts, and Social Science. more...

  • John Adamsby David McCullough

    Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 20.00

    The Pulitzer Prize?winning, bestselling biography of America?s founding father and second president that was the basis for the acclaimed HBO series, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough. In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often... more...

  • Saving Monticelloby Marc Leepson

    Free Press 2002; US$ 25.00

    When Thomas Jefferson died on the Fourth of July 1826 -- the nation's fiftieth birthday -- he was more than $100,000 in debt. Forced to sell thousands of acres of his lands and nearly all of his furniture and artwork, in 1831 his heirs bid a final goodbye to Monticello itself. The house their illustrious patriarch had lovingly designed in the Blue... more...

  • America in 1857by Kenneth M. Stampp

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 34.99

    It was a year packed with unsettling events. The Panic of 1857 closed every bank in New York City, ruined thousands of businesses, and caused widespread unemployment among industrial workers. The Mormons in Utah Territory threatened rebellion when federal troops approached with a non-Mormon governor to replace Brigham Young. The Supreme Court outraged... more...