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- Hunter Publishing 2010; US$ 7.99
Jamestown, Williamsburg, and Yorktown collectively known as Virginia's Historic Triangle represent the beginning, middle and end of the Colonial period. Here the first English-speaking people settled and stayed, established a Colonial government, and fought the deciding battle in the War for Independence. Just a few miles south... more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Written with young audiences in mind, the volume Buccaneers and Pirates of Our Coasts is a rip-roaring tour through the history of the seagoing scallywags and outlaws who trolled the waters around what is now the United States. Though filled with interesting facts and historical nuggets, the narrative is engaging enough to ensnare the attention of... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 84.99
This book provides a vivid account of how the indigenous communities of Cauca in southwestern Colombia engaged with the Colombian central state . Troyan examines the state initiatives in the 1930s, ?50s, ?60s, and ?70s toward indigenous communities in Cauca, which sheds light on the political and social construction of Colombian indigenous... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2015; US$ 149.99
This third edition of H istorical Dictionary of Paraguay covers its history through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 1000 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, economy, foreign relations, religion, and culture. more...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 29.95
Beginning in the late 1950s political leaders in Venezuela built what they celebrated as Latin America?s most stable democracy. But outside the staid halls of power, in the gritty barrios of a rapidly urbanizing country, another politics was rising?unruly, contentious, and clamoring for inclusion. Based on years of archival and ethnographic research... more...
- University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 79.95
Stories of decline, endurance, invasion, and resistance have shaped southern identity. Whether they originate in chambers of commerce, neo-Confederate websites, jazz songs, or forces outside the region, the narratives and images that give shape to ?the South? have real social, political, and economic ramifications. Featuring interdisciplinary contributions... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2006; US$ 4.99
In revisiting his past, Thomas has come up with this brilliant piece. In a series of essays he has elucidated his experiences and observations. He narrates his goals, efforts and ideas as well as his successes and failures on the way. A memorable work! more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 56.77
Die Royal Navy war im frühen 19. Jahrhundert auf allen Weltmeeren präsent. Sie war nicht nur ein Instrument der Seekriegsführung, sondern auch dafür zuständig, die Wildnis Tasmaniens in einen Garten zu verwandeln und den malaysischen Piraten die Landwirtschaft nahezubringen. Die Vermessung der Welt, die »Verbesserung« der Natur und die Eingriffe in... more...
- Basic Books 2007; US$ 19.99
Susan Dunn is Professor of Humanities at Williams College. She is the author or editor of numerous books, including Something That Will Surprise the World: The Essential Writings of the Founding Fathers ; and Jefferson?s Second Revolution: The Election Crisis of 1800 and the Triumph of Republicanism . She lives in Williamstown, Massachusetts. more...
- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
Theodore Roosevelt's epic hunting adventures and journeys of exploration throughout North America are the stuff of legend, but what some readers may not know is that Roosevelt's insatiable love of adventure also took him to other parts of the world. This thoroughly entertaining account of Roosevelt's travels in Brazil is infused with the... more...