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Colonial Period (1600-1775)

  • The Information Nexusby Steven Marks

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 22.00 US$ 18.04

    A provocative new book calling into question everything we thought we knew about capitalism and what makes it unique. more...

  • Federal Taxation in Americaby W. Elliot Brownlee

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This book provides an analysis of the dramatic shifts in American taxation through crises from the American Revolution through to the 'Great Recession'. more...

  • Liking Ikeby David Haven Blake

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 34.99 US$ 30.09

    Liking Ike offers a behind-the-scenes look at how advertising agencies parternered with political strategists to involve celebrities in Dwight Eisenhower's presidential campaigns, setting the stage for future presidential contests. more...

  • Hospital Politics in Seventeenth-Century Franceby Tim McHugh

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95

    The seventeenth century witnessed profound reforms in the way French cities administered poor relief and charitable health care. New hospitals were built to confine the able bodied and existing hospitals sheltering the sick poor contracted new medical staff and shifted their focus towards offering more medical services. Whilst these moves have often... more...

  • A Calculating Peopleby Patricia Cline Cohen

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 43.95

    Now back in print, A Calculating People reveals how numeracy profoundly shaped the character of society in the early republic and provides a wholly original perspective on the development of modern America. more...

  • The California Gold Rushby Mark A. Eifler

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 34.95

    In January of 1848, James Marshall discovered gold at Sutter's Mill in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada. For a year afterward, news of this discovery spread outward from California and started a mass migration to the gold fields. Thousands of people from the East Coast aspiring to start new lives in California financed their journey West on the... more...

  • University, Court, and Slaveby Alfred L. Brophy

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21

    University, Court, and Slave reveals long-forgotten connections between universities and pro-slavery thought. Proslavery faculty wrote about the economic and historical importance of slavery and helped shape a proslavery jurisprudence that made it harder to free slaves and pushed the South towards Civil War. more...

  • Law and Religion in American Historyby Mark Douglas McGarvie

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 24.00 US$ 19.68

    This is a sweeping history of the relationship between law and religion in America from the colonial era to the present day. more...

  • Capitalism and the American Political Idealby Grenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 47.95

    This practical handbook has been revised to provide in-depth coverage of the Office of Thrift and Supervision rules as well as those of the OCC. It includes up-to-date information on every of trust compliance, as it applies in 2000. more...

  • The Hidden Campaign: FDR's Health and the 1944 Electionby Hugh E. Evans

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 158.00

    In early 1944, with the outcome of World War II by no means certain, many in the United States felt that FDR, as wartime Commander-in-Chief, was an indispensable part of prosecuting the war to a victorious conclusion. Yet although only 62, Roosevelt was mortally ill with congestive heart disease - a fact that was carefully shielded from the American... more...