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  • The Making of the President 1964by Theodore H. White

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 12.74

    ?[White] revolutionized the art of political reporting.? ?William F. Buckley A national bestseller, The Making of the President 1964 is the critically acclaimed account of the 1964 presidential campaign, from the assassination of JFK though the battle for power between Lyndon B. Johnson and Barry Goldwater. Author Theodore H. White made history... more...

  • Trouble in Mindby Leon F. Litwack

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 20.00

    "The stain of Jim Crow runs deep in 20th-century America. . . . Its effects remain the nation's most pressing business. Trouble in Mind is an absolutely essential account of its dreadful history and calamitous legacy."  --The Washington Post "The most complete and moving account we have had of what the victims of the Jim Crow South suffered and somehow... more...

  • The Great Merger Movement in American Business, 1895?1904by Naomi R. Lamoreaux

    Cambridge University Press 1988; US$ 32.00

    Between 1895 and 1904 a great wave of mergers swept through the manufacturing sector of the United States' economy. This book explores the causes of the mergers, arguing that there was nothing natural or inevitable about turn-of-the-century combinations. Despite this conclusion, the author does not accept the view that they were necessarily a threat... more...

  • Subverting Scotland's Pastby Colin Kidd

    Cambridge University Press 1993; US$ 36.00

    This book examines how the intellectual developments of the Scottish Enlightenment undermined Scotland's sense of nationalism. more...

  • Peasant and Frenchby James R. Lehning

    Cambridge University Press 1995; US$ 36.00

    Describes the negotiation of French national identity during the nineteenth century in terms of the relationship between the French and their rural cultures. more...

  • The Origins of Organ Transplantationby Thomas Schlich

    Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 80.00

    A history of the little-known or forgotten academic origins of modern organ transplant surgery. more...

  • Abraham Lincoln and the Second American Revolutionby James M. McPherson

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 13.99

    The Civil War was the single most transforming and defining experience in American history, and Abraham Lincoln remains the most important figure in the pantheon of our mythology. These graceful essays, written by one of America's leading historians, offer fresh and unusual perspectives on both. more...

  • IB History of the Americasby Tom Leppard; Alexis Mamaux; Mark Rogers

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 45.60

    Designed for IB Higher Level History option 3, this book will provide students with in-depth material for 7 of the 12 units that make up the option (1, 2, 5, 7, 9, 10 and 12). Written by five experienced IB teachers, examiners, workshop leaders and curriculum writers. more...

  • Uncertain Empireby Joel Isaac; Duncan Bell

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 22.99

    Uncertain Empire brings debates over national, global, and transnational history into focus and offers students of the Cold War a new framework for considering recent developments in the field. more...

  • Frozen in Timeby Mitchell Zuckoff

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 11.99

    #1 New York Times bestseller Frozen in Time is a gripping true story of survival, bravery, and honor in the vast Arctic wilderness during World War II, from the author of New York Times bestseller Lost in Shangri-La . On November 5, 1942, a US cargo plane slammed into the Greenland Ice Cap. Four days later, the B-17 assigned to the search-and-rescue... more...