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- 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...
- 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 Courts decision... more...
- HarperCollins 2015; US$ 11.24
From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" ( New York Times Book Review ), a newly updated AND abridged edition of the prizewinning classic on the post?Civil War period that shaped modern America In this updated edition of the abridged Reconstruction , Eric Foner redefines how the post-Civil War period was viewed. Reconstruction chronicles... more...
- 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...
- Random House Publishing Group 2000; US$ 3.49
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 16.99
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...
- 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...
- University of Alabama Press 2007; US$ 49.95
A scholarly narrative of UAB from its nascent beginnings through the mid 1990s. While the economy and culture of the post?World War II South changed from an era of material capital (e.g., cotton and iron ore) to a period of social capital (intellectual development and networked approaches to social change), one of the most important components... more...