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Civil War Period (1850-1877)

  • "...the real war will never get in the books"by Louis P. Masur

    Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 34.99

    This volume brings together the thoughts and considerations of 14 of America's most sensitive writers of the Civil War era. Taken from essays, journal entries and diaries, these writings present an interior view of the war. more...

  • "Aid and Comfort"by Henry Mark Holzer; Erika Holzer

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2006; US$ 25.00

    Jane Fonda's visit to Hanoi in July 1972 and her pro-North Vietnamese, anti-American conduct, especially her pose with an anti-aircraft gun used to shoot down American planes and her propaganda broadcasts directed toward American troops, angered many Americans. In their eyes, she was guilty of treason, but she was never charged by the American... more...

  • "An Empire of Ideals"by Justin D. Garrison

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.95

    Justin D. Garrison provides an original and groundbreaking analysis of Ronald Reagan?s imagination as it was expressed mainly in his presidential speeches. He argues that the predominant strain of Reagan?s imagination is "chimeric," that is, imbued with a high degree of optimism, romantic dreaminess, naiveté, and illusion.  Reagan spoke often about... more...

  • "C" Force to Hong Kongby Brereton Greenhous

    Dundurn 1997; US$ 12.99

    The book recounts the formation of the ?C? Force and its departure to Hong Kong where it arrived just three weeks before the Japanese attack. It outlines the course of the battle from December 8, 1941, until the inevitable surrender of the garrison on Christmas Day. more...

  • "Commy"by G. W. Axelson; Marty McGee; Gary Mitchem

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2003; US$ 33.00

    This biography of Charles "Commy" Comiskey is one of the earliest and most important--and, up to now, one of the hardest for baseball researchers to get their hands on--in the baseball canon. Comiskey spent half a century in the big leagues as a successful player-manager and owner, his clubs winning nine pennants along the way. But the dark... more...

  • "Fire From the Midst of You"by Louis A Jr. Decaro

    NYU Press 2002; US$ 22.95

    This biography offers fresh insight into the life and actions of this renowned figure in American history. more...

  • "Gypsies" in European Literature and Cultureby Valentina Glajar; Domnica Radulescu

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    This book traces representations of "Gypsies" that have become prevalent in the European imagination and culture and influenced the perceptions of Roma in Eastern and Western European societies. more...

  • "Happiness Is Not My Companion"by David M. Jordan

    Indiana University Press 2001; US$ 29.99

    "Happiness Is Not My Companion" The Life of General G. K. Warren David M. Jordan The valorous but troubled career of the Civil War general, best known for his quick action to defend Little Round Top and avert a Union defeat at Gettysburg. Gouverneur K. Warren, a brilliant student at West Point and a topographical engineer, earned early acclaim... more...

  • 'Holy' Johnson, Pioneer of African Nationalism, 1836-1917by E.A. Ayandele

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    A biography of one of the great 19th-century Africans and an insightful analysis of one of the earlier phases of African nationalism. more...

  • "I Am a Man"by Joe Starita

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 17.99

    In 1877, Chief Standing Bear's Ponca Indian tribe was forcibly removed from their Nebraska homeland and marched to what was then known as Indian Territory (now Oklahoma), in what became the tribe's own Trail of Tears. "I Am a Man" chronicles what happened when Standing Bear set off on a six-hundred-mile walk to return the body of his only son to... more...