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- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 9.95
Thomas Jefferson is most famous for the writing of the Declaration of Independence, which espouses the general principles of freedom and democracies that Americans hold dear. Now, collected here for the first time, is this historical American document, as well as several of his other famous writings. Included in this book are excerpts from his only... more...
- Hesperus Press Ltd. 2013; US$ 6.99
A powerful and riveting condemnation of American slavery, 12 Years a Slave is the harrowing true story of Solomon Northup who was kidnapped and sold into slavery, enduring unimaginable degradation and abuse until his rescue twelve years later. Steve McQueen’s powerful film adaptation starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Brad Pitt, Michael Fassbender... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 138.00
First published in 1996. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- Thunder Bay Press 2014; US$ 4.99
Born into slavery in Talbot County, Maryland, Frederick Douglass became a champion of the abolitionist movement after escaping to the North in 1838. Douglass later remarked upon his arrival in New York, “I have often been asked how I felt when I first found myself on free soil. And my readers may share the same curiosity.? Readers did indeed share... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 171.00
First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...
- Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 30.52
Ab dem 16. Jahrhundert wurden schwarze Sklaven aus Afrika von den europäischen Kolonialmächten in der Karibik eingesetzt. Von dort kam die Institution auch nach Nordamerika. Udo Sautter schildert die Entwicklung der Sklaverei auf dem Gebiet der heutigen Vereinigten Staaten vom Beginn der Kolonisierung im frühen 17. Jahrhundert bis zu ihrem Ende im... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
What would Ben Franklin say if he could see us today? For decades, Benjamin Franklin?s Poor Richard?s Almanack provided sage advice and commentary on eighteenth-century America. Now, a modern businessman reflects?writing as Benjamin Franklin?on what America has become. Federal and personal debt are ballooning beyond sustainable levels. Our futures... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 115.00
This fifth volume of The Papers of James Monroe presents many important and never-before published documents relating to the critical years 1803?1811, providing a documentary record of the early American Republic as well as of a future president of the United States. more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 19.95
What is slavery? It seems a simple enough question. Despite the long history of the institution and its widespread use around the globe, many people still largely associate slavery, outside of the biblical references in the Old Testament, to the enslavement of Africans in America, particularly the United States. Slavery proved to be essential to the... more...