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In Search of the Promised Land: A Slave Family in the Old South
Oxford University Press (2005)
AU$17.73

Based on family letters and other first-hand evidence, this remarkable piece of detective work...

Sleuthing the Alamo: Davy Crockett's Last Stand and Other Mysteries of the Texas Revolution

Sleuthing the Alamo

Davy Crockett's Last Stand and Other Mysteries of the Texas Revolution

Oxford University Press (2004)
AU$19.18

In Sleuthing the Alamo , historian James E. Crisp draws back the curtain on years of mythmaking to...

Wild Men: Ishi and Kroeber in the Wilderness of Modern America

Wild Men

Ishi and Kroeber in the Wilderness of Modern America

Oxford University Press (2010)
AU$17.73

When Ishi, "the last wild Indian," came out of hiding in August 1911, he was quickly whisked away by...

"To Everything There is a Season": Pete Seeger and the Power of Song

"To Everything There is a Season"

Pete Seeger and the Power of Song

Oxford University Press (2009)
AU$26.78

Author or coauthor of such legendary songs as "If I Had a Hammer," "Where Have All the Flowers...

Escaping Salem: The Other Witch Hunt of 1692

Escaping Salem

The Other Witch Hunt of 1692

Oxford University Press (2004)
AU$17.73

The Salem witch hunt of 1692 is among the most infamous events in early American history; however,...

The Gentle Subversive: Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, and the Rise of the Environmental Movement

The Gentle Subversive

Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, and the Rise of the Environmental Movement

Oxford University Press (2007)
AU$20.67

Rachel Carson's Silent Spring antagonized some of the most powerful interests in the...

The Making of a Confederate: Walter Lenoir's Civil War
Oxford University Press (2007)
AU$22.14

Despite the advances of the civil rights movement, many white southerners cling to the faded glory...