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  • The Life And Adventures Of Calamity Janeby

    HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 1.99

    Originally sold by the traveling Kohl & Middleton Dime Museum as a short souvenir booklet, The Life and Adventures of Calamity Jane by Herself The Life and Adventures of Calamity Jane by Herself is as wild and outlandish as the author herself, offering a unique perspective into a woman who lived her life outside of the conventions of her time.... more...

  • A Photographer?s Guide to Ohioby Ian Adams; Guy L. Denny

    Ohio University Press 2015; US$ 23.99

    Ian Adams is perhaps the best-known landscape photographer in Ohio, and in the first volume of A Photographer?s Guide to Ohio, he shared his knowledge of what to photograph in the Buckeye State and how to photograph it. Now, in this second volume, Adams expands on his previous work, adding over 120 natural features, scenic rivers and byways, zoos... more...

  • Touring Vermont's Scenic Roadsby Kenneth Aiken

    Down East Books 1993; US$ 9.99

    Vermont is quintessential New England: lovely farms and villages, and curving roads and rolling mountains. Native Vermonter Ken Aiken reveals the best routes and includes fascinating history and anecdotes. more...

  • Lake Effectby Erika Alin

    University of Minnesota Press 2003; US$ 51.00

    In Lake Effect, writer Erika Alin explores both the natural and the human landscapes of Lake Superior, meditating on the rich geological, historical, and cultural events that have shaped the region. Alin?s engaging essays reveal a profound sensitivity to the natural world and a penetrating historical imagination. more...

  • City Watchby Jon Anderson

    University of Iowa Press 2001; US$ 20.00

    In forty-five years as one of Chicago's liveliest journalists for Time, Life, and the Chicago Tribune, Jon Anderson has established a reputation for picking up on what someone once called "the beauty of the specific fact." Part "Talk of the Town," part On the Road with Charles Kuralt, Anderson's twice-a-week "City Watch" columns in the Chicago Tribune... more...

  • Maria's Journeyby Ramon Arredondo; Trisha Hull Arredondo

    Indiana Historical Society Press 2013; US$ 9.95

    Born into the Mexican Revolution, Maria Perez entered an arranged marriage at age fourteen to Miguel Arredondo. The couple and their tiny daughter immigrated to the United States in the 1920s, living in a boxcar while Miguel worked for a Texas railroad and eventually settling in East Chicago, Indiana, where Miguel worked for Inland Steel. Their story... more...

  • City with a Chanceby Frank A Aukofer

    Marquette University Press 2007; US$ 20.00

    With unrest around the country and riots in Newark and Detroit, it became known as the long, hot summer of 1967. Milwaukee experienced a riot, too, and then became the biggest civil rights story in the nation as a white Catholic priest, along with a bunch of kids from the inner city, conducted marathon marches and demonstrations for an open housing... more...

  • Life Linesby Jean Bacon

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 64.99 US$ 55.89

    Asian Indians figure prominently among the educated, middle class subset of contemporary immigrants. They move quickly into residences, jobs, and lifestyles that provide little opportunity with fellow migrants, yet they continue to see themselves as a distinctive community within contemporary American society. In Life Lines Bacon chronicles the creation... more...

  • Mexican Hometown Associations in Chicagoacánby Xóchitl Bada

    Rutgers University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

     In this groundbreaking new book, Mexican Hometown Associations in Chicagoacán , Xóchitl Bada reveals how Mexican hometown associations, groups consisting of immigrants from the same small towns, have become a surprisingly powerful force for mobilizing social change in both the United States and Mexico. By giving voice to the members of a group of... more...

  • Indianapolisby M. Teresa Baer

    Indiana Historical Society Press 2013; US$ 8.95

    The booklet opens with the Delaware Indians prior to 1818. White Americans quickly replaced the natives. Germanic people arrived during the mid-nineteenth century. African American indentured servants and free blacks migrated to Indianapolis. After the Civil War, southern blacks poured into the city. Fleeing war and political unrest, thousands of eastern... more...