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- Chicago Review Press 2011; US$ 13.99
An extraordinary yet almost unknown chapter in American history is revealed in this extensively researched exposť. On July 1, 1893, President Grover Cleveland boarded a friend?s yacht and was not heard from for five days. During that time, a team of doctors removed a cancerous tumor from the president?s palate along with much of his upper jaw. When... more...
- Andrews UK 2011; US$ 6.99
This excellent biography by Walter Allen charts the war-hero turned president Ulysses S. Grant's life. From his youngest years through to his term as one of the most fondly remembered presidents of the United States of America, Grant's life is a fascnating one. This excellent eBook edition of this highly-rated title has been specially formatted... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 40.00
A critical assessment of Herbert Croly's influential account of Abraham Lincoln in his 1909 boo k, The Promise of American Life, which argued that Progressivism was a continuation of the spirit of Lincoln's political thought. This book argues for the first time that Croly's praise of Lincoln is highly problematic. 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...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
This innovative study presents a new, integrated view of the Civil War and Reconstruction and the history of the western United States. Award-winning historians such as Steven Hahn, Martha Sandweiss, William Deverell, Virginia Scharff, and Stephen Kantrowitz offer original essays on lives, choices, and legacies in the American West, discussing the... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69
Edward L. Ayers monumental history, Promise of the New South , was praised by the eminent historian Bertram Wyatt-Brown as "A work of frequently stunning beauty," who added "The elegance and sensitivity that he achieves are typical of few historical works." Winner of the James A. Rawley Prize for Best Book on American Race Relations from the Organization... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.95
Age of Betrayal is a brilliant reconsideration of America's first Gilded Age, when war-born dreams of freedom and democracy died of their impossibility. Focusing on the alliance between government and railroads forged by bribes and campaign contributions, Jack Beatty details the corruption of American political culture that, in the words of Rutherford... more...
- The New Press 2010; US$ 19.99
In 1877, a decade after the Civil War, not only was the United States gripped by a deep depression, but the country was also in the throes of nearly unimaginable violence and upheaval marking the end of the brief period known as Reconstruction and a return to white rule across the South. In the wake of the contested presidential election of 1876,... more...
- University of Tennessee Press 2011; US$ 49.95
?Bergeron has written a very original book quite unlike any modern study of Johnson. Bound to create quite a bit of controversy among scholars and Civil War enthusiasts, Bergeron seeks to provide a balanced analysis of this much-vilified figure.? ?John David Smith, Charles H. Stone Distinguished Professor of American History, UNC Charlotte ?This... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson University Press 2014; US$ 44.99
This documentary history is intended for specialist and non-specialist alike. The introductions to the book?s sections, together with introductions to each document, provide a general history of the war. The contents cover the pre-war, war, and post-war periods in Cuba, Guam, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Spain, the Philippines, and the United States. Included... more...