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  • Searching for Freedom after the Civil Warby Guy W. Hubbs

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    Winner of the Gulf South Historical Association's Michael Thomas Book Award. In Searching for Freedom after the Civil War: Klansman, Carpetbagger, Scalawag, and Freedman , G. Ward Hubbs uses a stark and iconic political cartoon to illuminate postwar conflicts over the meaning of freedom in the American South.   The cartoon first appeared... more...

  • Stephen Russell Malloryby Rodman L. Underwood

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2010; US$ 35.00

    Just as Confederate naval action is commonly overshadowed by the land battles of the Civil War, the navy's originator, Stephen Mallory, is often overlooked in favor of more famous leaders. Mallory had served as one of Florida's U.S. senators for ten years before becoming navy secretary in the Confederate government, challenged to create a valid... more...

  • Reconstruction: A Reference Guideby Paul Teed; Melissa Teed

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 63.00

    Reconstruction: A Reference Guide covers the entire period of Reconstruction (1863?1877) with a special emphasis on the struggle for social and political equality in the post-Civil War South. The book's analytical essays, selection of primary documents, and biographies of key participants give readers an understanding of social, political, and economic... more...

  • Democracy on the Edgeby Terry A. AmRhein

    Publish Green 2015; US$ 9.99

    Trying to make sense of political issues in the United States can be challenging, especially with the "spin" placed on so many issues by media and politicians. If you are fed up with lies and half-truths and want real answers, look no further! Democracy on the Edge discusses these important issues: • The Supreme Court’s decision... more...

  • Grantby Jean Edward Smith

    Simon & Schuster 2001; US$ 22.00

    Ulysses S. Grant was the first four-star general in the history of the United States Army and the only president between Andrew Jackson and Woodrow Wilson to serve eight consecutive years in the White House. As general in chief, Grant revolutionized modern warfare. Rather than capture enemy territory or march on Southern cities, he concentrated on... more...

  • The Rough Ridersby Theodore Roosevelt

    Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 15.00

    In 1898, as the Spanish-American War was escalating, Theodore Roosevelt assembled an improbable regiment of Ivy Leaguers, cowboys, Native Americans, African-Americans, and Western Territory land speculators. This group of men, which became known as the Rough Riders, trained for four weeks in the Texas desert and then set sail for Cuba. Over the course... more...

  • Puerto Rican Jamby Frances Negron-Muntaner; Ramon Grosfoguel

    University of Minnesota Press 1997; US$ 60.00

    These discussions elaborate alternatives to dominant postcolonial theories, and include essays written from the perspectives of groups that are not usually represented, such as gays and lesbians, youth, blacks, and women. more...

  • The Diaries of John Gregory Bourkeby John G. Bourke; Charles M Robinson

    University of North Texas Press 2005; US$ 44.00

    John Gregory Bourke kept a monumental set of diaries as aide-de-camp to Brigadier General George Crook. This second volume opens as Crook prepares for the expedition that would lead to his infamous and devastating Horse Meat March. It continues with the Powder River Expedition and ends with a retrospective of his service in Tucson, Arizona. more...

  • The Populist Visionby Charles Postel

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 16.99 US$ 14.61

    The Populist Visionn offers an innovative reevaluation, It offers that the Populists were modern people, rejecting the notion that Populism opposed modernity and progress. Looking at Populism as a national movement, Postel focuses on farmers but also wage-earners and bohemian urbanites. He examines topics from technology, business, and women's rights,... more...

  • Impeachedby David O. Stewart

    Simon & Schuster 2009; US$ 15.00

    In 1868 Congress impeached President Andrew Johnson of Tennessee, the man who had succeeded the murdered Lincoln, bringing the nation to the brink of a second civil war. Enraged to see the freed slaves abandoned to brutal violence at the hands of their former owners, distraught that former rebels threatened to regain control of Southern state governments,... more...