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- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 16.99
A reporter?s account of the people, culture, and terrain of Texas in the mid-1800s. Frederick Olmsted was a journalist when he made his journey through Texas. Tasked with covering the state of slavery during the quiet years before the Civil War, he took copious notes about the people, places, and cultures of the Texas of his day. These notes, in... more...
- Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 24.99
One Thursday in 2008 the price of gold went above a thousand dollars an ounce for the first time in history. All over the world, at least in countries with gold-bearing soil, people with no experience of prospecting began shopping for shovels and pickaxes, gold pans, tents, generators and all manner of equipment they had no idea how to use. And off... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 49.95
Douglas W. Richmond is a professor emeritus of history at the University of Texas at Arlington. He is the author of The Mexican Nation: Historical Continuity and Modern Change and coeditor of The Mexican Revolution: Conflict and Consolidation, 1910?1940 and Dueling Eagles: Reinterpreting the U.S.-Mexican War, 1846?1848 , among other works.... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available
Contents Foreword: A Life of Service Lori Sturdevant 1. ?Miss Pep? 2. Student Days 3. Staff Sergeant Swain 4. Back to Campus 5. Mac 6. Holman Field 7. Ticket Man 8. Come to St. Paul 9. A Royal Kiss 10. Floyd and Judy at the Centennial 11. The Wager 12. Showboat 13. Skĺl, Vikings?and Stay, Twins 14. Elmer for Governor 15. Right Hand to the Governor... more...
- Atlantic Books Ltd 2015; US$ 16.03
Francisco Goldman is the author of four novels: The Long Night of White Chickens which was a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award; The Ordinary Seaman , a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize; The Divine Husband; and, most recently , Say Her Name , winner of the Prix Femina Etranger. His non-fiction work The Art of Political Murder:... more...
- Dry Climate Studios 2015; US$ 7.99
This book is specially designed in Amazon's fixed-layout KF8 format with region magnification. Double-tap on an area of text to zoom and read. Locals and visitors alike will appreciate the beautiful artwork of Boston?s most popular icons With vivid, design-centric illustrations that and short whimsical rhymes, B Is for Boston shows off the... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2015; US$ 29.95
William E. Whittaker is a research archaeologist at the Office of the State Archaeologist, University of Iowa. The author of many scholarly articles on Iowa archaeology and history, he is also the editor of Frontier Forts of Iowa (Iowa, 2009) and the Journal of the Iowa Archeological Society . Thousands of his photographs of the remains of small... more...
- Counterpoint 2015; US$ 18.95
An ordained practitioner of Zen Buddhism and a politically engaged actor, Peter Coyote began his work in street theater and political organizing in San Francisco. In addition to acting in over 140 films, and working with directors such as Martin Ritt, Steven Spielberg and Roman Polanski, Coyote has won an Emmy for narrating the award-winning documentary... more...