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  • Californiaby Kevin Starr

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.15

    California has always been our Shangri-la?the promised land of countless pilgrims in search of the American Dream. Now the Golden State?s premier historian, Kevin Starr, distills the entire sweep of California?s history into one splendid volume. From the age of exploration to the age of Arnold, this is the story of a place at once quintessentially... more...

  • Leading the Historical Enterpriseby Bruce W. Dearstyne

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 36.99

    Leading the Historical Enterprise presents new ideas and strategies for leading and innovating in museums, historical societies, historic sites, and other state and local history programs. The book blends insights from the best practices of model historical programs and museums with themes from the best recent studies of leadership. more...

  • Restless Giantby James T. Patterson

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 16.99

    In Restless Giant , acclaimed historical author James Patterson provides a crisp, concise assessment of the twenty-seven years between the resignation of Richard Nixon and the election of George W. Bush in a sweeping narrative that seamlessly weaves together social, cultural, political, economic, and international developments. We meet the era's many... more...

  • Document-Based Assessment Activitiesby Cynthia Boyle; Kathleen Vest; Blane Conklin

    Shell Education 2009; US$ 99.99

    Take students beyond textbook history to explore various people and events from ancient Egypt through the 20th Century using primary sources. Students will develop critical-thinking and essay writing skills as they analyze the various documents including photographs, posters, letters, maps, and more. Multiple social studies topics are included for... 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...

  • On Doing Local Historyby Carol Kammen

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 35.99

    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...

  • Revolutions in the Atlantic Worldby Wim Klooster

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 25.00

    In the late eighteenth and early-nineteenth centuries, revolutions transformed the British, French, and Spanish Atlantic worlds. During this time, colonial and indigenous people rioted and rebelled against their occupiers in violent pursuit of political liberty and economic opportunity, challenging time-honored social and political structures on both... more...

  • A Place to Rememberby Robert R. Archibald

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 38.99

    Well-known public historian Robert Archibald's personal exploration of the intersections of history, memory, and community reveals how we participate in the making and sustaining of community as well as how we remember the community that shaped us. Writing in a rich literary narrative, Archibald blends local history, personal reminiscence, and an analysis... more...

  • Conspiracy Theories in American Historyby Peter Knight

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 185.00

    This work is a comprehensive history of conspiracies and conspiracy theories in the USA. It focuses on the motives and political and social origins of the people arguing the conspiracy. It covers assassinations and sneak attacks, political intrigues, and witch-hunts. more...