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  • The Education of Henry Adamsby Henry Adams

    The Floating Press 1918; US$ 7.99

    The Education of Henry Adams is the autobiography of the Bostonian Henry Adams. As he approached his seventieth birthday when "the mind wakes to find itself looking blankly into the void of death," Adams wrote and privately printed 100 copies of his "Education", a reflection on the incredible events of the 19th century. Adams meditates... more...

  • Historic Adventuresby Rupert S. Holland

    The Floating Press 2013; US$ 3.99

    Who needs fictional flights of fancy when the truth of the matter is so wild, weird, and fascinating? In Historic Adventures: Tales From American History, author Rupert Holland guides readers through a treasure trove of true-to-life tales about the people, places, and events that helped form America. Pirates, pigs, revolutionaries and conspirators... more...

  • What They Didn't Teach You in American History Classby Mike Henry

    R&L Education 2014; US$ 36.99

    Even though in most cases, the names and events in the book will be recognizable, most of the stories about them will be new to the reader. If you're a young teacher, perhaps you'll find some material to help you get through those less-than-exciting areas of your textbook. If you hated history as a student, maybe you'll find some of these tales entertaining.... more...

  • U.S. History For Dummiesby Steve Wiegand

    Wiley 2014; US$ 19.99

    Ace your next history test with this concise, easy-to-read guide U.S. History for Dummies, 3 rd Edition fills the need to improve high school proficiency in history by providing a complete history of the United States, presented in an accessible, reader-friendly format designed to engage students while reinforcing lessons learned in class. The... more...

  • American Political and Cultural Perspectives on Japanby John H. Miller

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 79.99

    American Political and Cultural Perspectives on Japan: From Perry to Obama presents a panoramic survey of American images and ideas about Japan?past, present, and future. more...

  • On Doing Local Historyby Carol Kammen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 31.99

    This is the third edition of a book that has become a classic in the public history field. First published in 1986, revised in 2003, On Doing Local History offers not only discussion of practical matters, but also a deeper reflection on local, public history, what it means, and why it is done. It is used in classrooms and found on the shelves... more...

  • Passing of the Frontierby Emerson Hough

    The Floating Press 2011; US$ 3.99

    Midwesterner Emerson Hough nurtured a life-long interest in the Wild West, and after receiving his law degree, he set up shop as an attorney in a rural town in New Mexico. Based on his experiences in the region, he penned a series of histories of the Old West. This volume contains a series of insightful essays about the meaning of the frontier and... more...

  • Wie die Europäer ihre Zukunft sehenby Ulrich Reinhardt; George T. Roos

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 27.99

    Hauptbeschreibung Wie wird Europa im Jahr 2030 aussehen? Wie wird sich die Arbeit entwickeln? Wie die Bildung? Welche Familienformen wird es geben? Wird die Spaltung der Gesellschaft in Arm und Reich weiter fortschreiten? Auf diese und andere Fragen antworten 20 Zukunftsforscher aus ganz Europa. Basis der Untersuchung sind Repräsentativbefragungen... more...

  • Die Plünderung des Yuanming yuanby Ines Eben v. Racknitz

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 55.54

    <P>Waren Plünderungen und Kunstraub während der Kolonialfeldzüge des 19. Jahrhunderts gesetzlich sanktioniert, und wie gingen sie vor sich? Die Plünderung und anschließende Verbrennung des Yuanming yuan während des britisch-französischen Chinafeldzuges von 1860 gilt als einer der spektakulärsten Fälle von Kulturvandalismus im 19. Jahrhundert.... more...

  • Nordamerika aus süddeutscher Perspektiveby Rainald Becker

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 71.74

    <P>Gab es süddeutsche Amerika-Bilder? Rainald Becker nimmt die (Nord-)Amerika-Wahrnehmungen im Süddeutschland des "langen" 18. Jahrhunderts von 1648 bis 1776 in den Blick. Obwohl hier keine koloniale Basis bestand, spielten sie für das zeitgenössische Bewusstsein eine dominante Rolle. Insbesondere die Kommunikationsmilieus der gelehrten... more...