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  • The Economic and Social History of Brazil since 1889by Francisco Vidal Luna; Herbert S. Klein

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 26.00

    This is the first complete economic and social history of Brazil in the modern period in any language. more...

  • State Power and Democracyby Andrew Kolin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2011; US$ 33.00

    Torture. Secret prisons. Wiretaps on Americans. Even with a new president in the White House, daily headlines contain disturbing revelations about how the United States conducts itself in the "war on terror." While other books have analyzed specific, shocking issues about the war on terror, there is a surprising disconnect in them: they don't connect... more...

  • Access to History for the IB Diploma: The Great Depression and the Americas 1929-39by Peter Clements

    Hodder Education 2012; US$ 17.58

    This series has taken the clarity, accessibility, reliability and in-depth analysis of our best-selling Access to History series and tailor-made it for the History IB Diploma. more...

  • Great Plainsby Ian Frazier

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2001; US$ 9.99

    National Bestseller With his unique blend of intrepidity, tongue-in-cheek humor, and wide-eyed wonder, Ian Frazier takes us on a journey of more than 25,000 miles up and down and across the vast and myth-inspiring Great Plains . A travelogue, a work of scholarship, and a western adventure, Great Plains takes us from the site of Sitting Bull?s... more...

  • The Warmth of Other Sunsby Isabel Wilkerson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 12.99

    One of The New York Times Book Review ?s 10 Best Books of the Year In this epic, beautifully written masterwork, Pulitzer Prize?winning author Isabel Wilkerson chronicles one of the great untold stories of American history: the decades-long migration of black citizens who fled the South for northern and western cities, in search of a better life.... more...

  • Game Changeby John Heilemann; Mark Halperin

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.99

    ?It?s one of the best books on politics of any kind I?ve read. For entertainment value, I put it up there with Catch 22 .? ? The Financial Times   ?It transports you to a parallel universe in which everything in the National Enquirer is true?.More interesting is what we learn about the candidates themselves: their frailties, egos and... more...

  • The River Flows Onby Walter C. Rucker

    LSU Press 2008; US$ 19.95

    The River Flows On offers an impressively broad examination of slave resistance in America, spanning the colonial and antebellum eras in both the North and South and covering all forms of recalcitrance, from major revolts and rebellions to everyday acts of disobedience. Walter C. Rucker analyzes American slave resistance with a keen understanding... more...

  • Lee's Last Retreatby William Marvel

    The University of North Carolina Press 2002; US$ 23.99

    Lee's Last Retreat: The Flight to Appomattox more...

  • America's Response to Chinaby Warren I. Cohen

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 27.99

    America's Response to China has long been the standard resource for a succinct, historically grounded assessment of an increasingly complicated relationship. Written by one of America's leading diplomatic historians, this book analyzes the concerns and conceptions that have shaped U.S.-China policy and examines their far-reaching outcomes. Warren... more...

  • The Battle of Yorktown, 1781: A Reassessmentby John D. Grainger

    Boydell & Brewer 2005; US$ 99.00

    An accessible and authoritative account of the battle of Yorktown (1781), the last major battle in the American War of Independence, where an outnumbered British Army surrendered to American forces under George Washington and their French allies. more...