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Benjamin Franklin
Oxford University Press (2006)
£7.19

Here is truly one of the most extraordinary lives imaginable, a man who, with only two years of...

The U.S.-Mexican War: A Binational Reader
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. (2010)
£13.41

Drawing on a rich, interdisciplinary collection of U.S. and Mexican sources, this volume explores...

The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass: An American Slave
The Floating Press (2008)
£5.85

Frederick Douglass was an ex-slave and a great orator in early 19th-century USA. His autobiography...

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: 1706-1757
The Floating Press (2009)
£4.14

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin , which Franklin himself called his Memoirs, is the...

American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House

American Lion

Andrew Jackson in the White House

Random House Publishing Group (2008)
£17.08

The definitive biography of a larger-than-life president who defied norms, divided a nation, and...

The Long, Bitter Trail: Andrew Jackson and the Indians

The Long, Bitter Trail

Andrew Jackson and the Indians

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (2011)
£11.44

An account of Andrew Jackson's Indian Removal Act of 1830, which relocated Eastern Indians to the...

In Search of the Promised Land: A Slave Family in the Old South
Oxford University Press (2005)
£10.80

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

Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World

Inhuman Bondage

The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World

Oxford University Press (2006)
£13.49

A definitive history by a writer deeply immersed in the subject, Inhuman Bondage offers a...

Out of the House of Bondage: The Transformation of the Plantation Household

Out of the House of Bondage

The Transformation of the Plantation Household

Cambridge University Press (2008)
£19.50

Glymph challenges popular depictions of mistresses as 'friends' and 'allies' of slaves in the...

Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
Penguin Publishing Group (2000)
£12.49

One of the central firsthand accounts of slavery in America A haunting, evocative recounting of...