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  • No Small Courageby Nancy F. Cott

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 16.99

    Enriched by the wealth of new research into women's history, No Small Courage offers a lively chronicle of American experience, charting women's lives and experiences with fascinating immediacy from the precolonial era to the present. Individual stories and primary sources-including letters, diaries, and news reports-animate this history of the domestic,... more...

  • Americaby Victor Kiernan; Eric Hobsbawm; John Trumpbour

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 21.95

    This pioneering study provides unparalleled insight into the history, culture, and politics of American imperialism. more...

  • Unbrokenby Laura Hillenbrand

    Random House Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER ? NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE ?  Look for special features inside. Join the Random House Reader?s Circle for author chats and more. In boyhood, Louis Zamperini was an incorrigible delinquent. As a teenager, he channeled his defiance into running, discovering a prodigious talent that had carried him to the Berlin... more...

  • Inside 9-11by Der Spiegel

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 6.79

    Some of the finest writing and reporting on the events of September 11 was done by Der Spiegel, Germany's magazine of record. With its main office in Hamburg, base of operations for terrorist ringleader Mohamed Atta and many of the others, Der Spiegel 's journalists were on the front lines of the earliest investigation into the identities of those... more...

  • Selected Writingsby Galileo; William R. Shea; Mark Davie

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 10.99

    This generous selection from Galileo's writings contains all the essential texts. Newly translated by Mark Davie and William R. Shea, the contents include full representation from his scientific masterpieces, his contributions to the debate on science and religion, and key documents from his trial before the Inquisition in 1633. more...

  • Understanding the British Empireby Ronald Hyam

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 40.00

    A study of key themes in the history of the British Empire by one of the senior figures in the field. more...

  • A New Introduction to American Studiesby Howard Temperley; Christopher Bigsby

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 66.95

    A New Introduction to American Studies provides a coherent portrait of American history, literature, politics, culture and society, and also deals with some of the central themes and preoccupations of American life. It will provoke students into thinking about what it actually means to study a culture. Ideals such as the commitment to liberty,... more...

  • Anne Orthwood's Bastardby John Ruston Pagan

    Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 17.99

    In 1663, an indentured servant, Anne Orthwood, was impregnated in a tavern in Northampton County, Virginia, an illegitimate pregnancy that sparked four related cases that came before the Northampton magistrates between 1664 and 1686. These cases illuminate the ways in which the Virginia colonists modified English common law traditions and began to... more...

  • Wall Streetby Charles R. Geisst

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 12.99

    A timely update of the authoritative, engaging history of Wall Street and its role in the economic history of the United States and the world. more...

  • The Best and the Brightestby David Halberstam

    Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 18.00

    David Halberstam?s masterpiece, the defining history of the making of the Vietnam tragedy, with a new Foreword by Senator John McCain. Using portraits of America?s flawed policy makers and accounts of the forces that drove them, The Best and the Brightest reckons magnificently with the most important abiding question of our country?s recent history:... more...