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  • January (1776 Season 1 Episode 1)by Sid Moody

    Serial Box Publishing LLC 2018; US$ 0.00

    This is the 1st episode of 1776: The World Turned Upside Down , a 12-episode serial by Serial Box Publishing in partnership with The Associated Press. In collaboration with The Associated Press, Serial Box presents 1776: The World Turned Upside Down. Our first nonfiction series tells the month-by-month story of the most important year in American... more...

  • American Nightmaresby Joel Best

    University of California Press 2018; US$ 29.95

    In an accessible and droll style, well-known sociologist Joel Best shines a light on how we navigate these anxious, insecure social times. While most of us still strive for the American Dream—to graduate from college, own a home, work toward early retirement—recent generations have been told that the next generation will not be able to achieve these... more...

  • River of Lost Soulsby Jonathan P. Thompson

    Torrey House Press 2018; US$ 9.99

    An award–winning investigative environmental journalist digs up the real story behind the Gold King Mine disaster of 2015. more...

  • A Woman Lived Hereby Allison Vale

    Little, Brown Book Group 2018; US$ 15.99

    At the last count, the Blue Plaque Guide honours 903 Londoners, and a walking tour of these sites brings to life the London of a bygone era. But only 111 of these blue plaques commemorate women. Over the centuries, London has been home to thousands of truly remarkable women who have made significant and lasting impacts on every aspect of modern life:... more...

  • The First Export Era Revisitedby Sandra Kuntz-Ficker

    Springer International Publishing 2018; US$ 146.76

    This book challenges the wide-ranging generalizations that dominate the literature on the impact of export-led growth upon Latin America during the first export era. The contributors to this volume contest conventional approaches, stemming from structuralism and dependency theory, which portray a rather negative view of the impact of nineteenth-century... more...

  • Revival: Roosevelt and His America (1933)by Bernard Fay

    Taylor and Francis 2018; US$ 64.95

    President Roosevelt gave an opportunity to study American energy and initiative and its freedom from all formulas and methods. During the eventful months of 1933 the President and the people of the United States proved that they were able to discard the past entirely – everything, even the most valuable and cherished tradition – to keep life and activity... more...

  • The Rosewood Massacreby Edward González-Tennant

    University Press of Florida 2018; US$ 79.95 US$ 67.96

    "An innovative, forward-thinking, and sensitive account. The use of multiple lines of evidence, combined with a strong GIS component, significantly advances knowledge about racially motivated violence and speaks directly to cultural resilience in the face of power and domination."--Charles E. Orser Jr., author of The Archaeology of Race and Racialization... more...

  • The Stowawayby Laurie Gwen Shapiro

    Simon & Schuster 2018; US$ 13.99

    The spectacular, true story of a scrappy teenager from New York’s Lower East Side who stowed away on the Roaring Twenties’ most remarkable feat of science and daring: an expedition to Antarctica. It was 1928: a time of illicit booze, of Gatsby and Babe Ruth, of freewheeling fun. The Great War was over and American optimism was higher than the stock... more...

  • Stirring the Pot with Benjamin Franklinby Rae Katherine Eighmey

    Smithsonian 2018; US$ 21.95

    In this remarkable work, Rae Katherine Eighmey presents Franklin's delight and experimentation with food throughout his life. At age sixteen, he began dabbling in vegetarianism. In his early twenties, citing the health benefits of water over alcohol, he convinced his printing-press colleagues to abandon their traditional breakfast of beer ... more...

  • The Perfect Scoutby George W. Quimby; Anne Sarah Rubin; Stephen Murphy

    University of Alabama Press 2018; US$ 29.95 US$ 25.46

    A rare and dramatic first-person account by a Union scout who served General William Tecumseh Sherman on his “march to the sea.”   After his father-in-law passed away, Stephen Murphy found, among the voluminous papers left behind, an ancestral memoir. Murphy quickly became fascinated with the recollections of George W. Quimby (1842–1926), a... more...