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In Small Things Forgotten: An Archaeology of Early American Life

In Small Things Forgotten

An Archaeology of Early American Life

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2010)
CA$17.99

History is recorded in many ways. According to  author James Deetz, the past can be seen most...

Desperate Passage: The Donner Party's Perilous Journey West

Desperate Passage

The Donner Party's Perilous Journey West

Oxford University Press (2008)
CA$13.29

Drawing on fresh archaeological evidence, recent research on topics ranging from survival rates to...

The Grit Beneath the Glitter: Tales from the Real Las Vegas

The Grit Beneath the Glitter

Tales from the Real Las Vegas

University of California Press (2002)
CA$39.69

The Grit Beneath the Glitter is the first real look at the new Las Vegas from the inside. In it,...

The Age of Homespun: Objects and Stories in the Creation of an American Myth

The Age of Homespun

Objects and Stories in the Creation of an American Myth

Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group (2009)
CA$13.99

They began their existence as everyday objects, but in the hands of award-winning historian Laurel...

Once a King, Always a King: The Unmaking of a Latin King

Once a King, Always a King

The Unmaking of a Latin King

Chicago Review Press (2004)
CA$16.99

This riveting sequel to My Bloody Life traces Reymundo Sanchez’s struggle to create a normal” life...

Doc Holliday: The Life and Legend

Doc Holliday

The Life and Legend

Wiley (2011)
CA$22.99

Acclaim for Doc Holliday "Splendid . . . not only the most readable yet definitive study of...

The Fires of Jubilee: Nat Turner's Fierce Rebellion

The Fires of Jubilee

Nat Turner's Fierce Rebellion

HarperCollins (2009)
CA$11.99

The bloody slave rebellion led by Nat Turner in Virginia in 1831 and the savage reprisals that...

"Myne Owne Ground": Race and Freedom on Virginia's Eastern Shore, 1640-1676

"Myne Owne Ground"

Race and Freedom on Virginia's Eastern Shore, 1640-1676

Oxford University Press (2004)
CA$32.01

Ever since its publication twenty-five years ago, "Myne Owne Ground" has challenged...

California: A History
Random House Publishing Group (2007)
CA$13.99

“A California classic . . . California, it should be remembered, was very much the wild west, having...

Americas: The Changing Face of Latin America and the Caribbean

Americas (3rd ed.)

The Changing Face of Latin America and the Caribbean

University of California Press (2006)
CA$40.86

Stunning in its sweep, Americas is the most authoritative history available of contemporary Latin...