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Civil War Period (1850-1877)

  • The Army of the Potomac in the Overland and Petersburg Campaignsby Steven E. Sodergren

    LSU Press 2017; US$ 47.95

    The final year of the Civil War witnessed a profound transformation in the practice of modern warfare, a shift that produced unprecedented consequences for the soldiers fighting on the front lines. In The Army of the Potomac in the Overland and Petersburg Campaigns , Steven E. Sodergren examines the transition to trench warfare, the lengthy campaigns... more...

  • Six For The Tolpuddle Martyrsby Alan Gallop

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 16.44

    In 1834 six farm laborers from the Dorset hamlet of Tolpuddle fell foul of draconian Victorian laws prohibiting ‘assembly’. Today the names of George Loveless and his brother James, Thomas Standfield and his son John, James Brine and James Hammett, who made up the Tolpuddle Martyrs, stand high on the roll of British men who have been victimized... more...

  • Lincoln's Pathfinderby John Bicknell

    Chicago Review Press 2017; US$ 26.99

    The 1856 presidential race was the most violent peacetime election in American history. War between proslavery and antislavery settlers raged in Kansas; a congressman shot an Irish immigrant at a Washington hotel; and another congressman beat a US senator senseless on the floor of the Senate. But amid all the violence, the campaign of the new Republican... more...

  • Counting Americansby Paul Schor

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 72.99

    Tracing the evolutions of the categories used by the US census to classify Americans from the first census (1790) to 1940, this book shows the centrality of power relations and of racial ideologies in census-taking, with an emphasis on slavery, segregation, and immigration. more...

  • Mexicoby Roderic Ai Camp

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 10.99

    In the fully updated second edition of Mexico: What Everyone Needs to Know® , Roderic Ai Camp will take readers through the myriad issues confronting Mexico domestically and internationally. Informed and contextualized by Camp's deep knowledge of Mexican political and cultural history, the book will address Mexican security and violence, economic... more...

  • International Women's Yearby Jocelyn Olcott

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 23.99

    A rich narrative of the 1975 International Women's Year Conference in Mexico City, where the idiom "sisterhood is powerful" was fractured by global feminism. more...

  • An Entertainment for Angels (Icon Science)by Patricia Fara

    Icon Books Ltd 2017; US$ 8.99

    Benjamin Franklin?s Enlightenment world of philosophy, spectacle and electricity more...

  • No Surrender: Asymmetric Warfare in the Reconstruction South, 1868?1877by Keith Dickson

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 60.00

    The end of the Civil War may have marked the end of the official fighting, but the Congressional strategy to remake the South during Reconstruction led to a new period of warfare?asymmetric warfare in which the defeated Confederacy became the Southern resistance. Despite all the power at its disposal, the North failed to change the South after nearly... more...

  • Caddo Landscapes in the East Texas Forestsby Tim Perttula

    Oxbow Books 2017; US$ 16.01

    In this major, highly illustrated, new study Tim Perttula explores the cultural and social landscape of the Caddo Indian peoples (hayaanuh) for about 1000 years between c. 900 and 1900 AD. There were continual changes in the character and extent of ancestral landscapes, through times of plenty, risk, and hardship, as well as in relationships between... more...

  • The Ideology of Creole Revolutionby Joshua Simon

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 24.00

    This book explores the surprising similarities in the political ideas of the American and Latin American independence movements. more...