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  • American Creationby Joseph J. Ellis

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00

    From the first shots fired at Lexington to the signing of the Declaration of Independence to the negotiations for the Louisiana Purchase, Joseph J. Ellis guides us through the decisive issues of the nation?s founding, and illuminates the emerging philosophies, shifting alliances, and personal and political foibles of our now iconic leaders?Washington,... 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...

  • A Fierce Discontentby Michael McGerr

    Free Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    The Progressive Era, a few brief decades around the turn of the last century, still burns in American memory for its outsized personalities: Theodore Roosevelt, whose energy glinted through his pince-nez; Carry Nation, who smashed saloons with her axe and helped stop an entire nation from drinking; women suffragists, who marched in the streets until... more...

  • Language, Discourse and Power in African American Cultureby Marcyliena Morgan

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 36.00 US$ 29.52

    Covers the entire field of African American language in the United States. more...

  • The Stolen Villageby Des Ekin

    The O'Brien Press 2012; US$ 11.65

    In 1631 Barbary pirates kidnapped the inhabitants of Baltimore, West Cork in a daring night time raid. Only two of them ever returned. Here is the story of their kidnap, sale in the slave markets of Algiers and the political fallout from the attack. more...

  • Rethinking the Gay and Lesbian Movementby Marc Stein

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 39.95

    Rethinking the Gay and Lesbian Movement provides a new narrative history of U.S. gay and lesbian activism, drawing on primary research in the field and the best scholarship on the history of the gay and lesbian movement. Focusing on four decades of social, cultural, and political change in the second half of the twentieth century, Stein examines... more...

  • Dropping the Torchby Nicholas Evan Sarantakes

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    Dropping the Torch: Jimmy Carter, the Olympic Boycott, and the Cold War offers a diplomatic history of the 1980 Olympic boycott. 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...

  • An Economic History of Europeby Karl Gunnar Persson

    Cambridge University Press 1753; US$ 30.00 US$ 24.60

    This concise introduction is the only textbook students will need to understand Europe's unique economic development and its global context. more...

  • Factional Competition and Political Development in the New Worldby Elizabeth M. Brumfiel; John W. Fox

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 47.00 US$ 38.54

    This volume examines how factional competition in ancient New World societies led to the development of chiefdoms, states and empires. more...