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  • Religion and American Politicsby Mark A. Noll; Luke E. Harlow

    Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 20.99

    This collection, which includes revisions of the original essays as well as entirely new material, presents works by seventeen of America's leading historians and social scientists, including John Murrin, Harry Stout, John F. Wilson, Daniel Walker Howe, Bertram Wyatt-Brown, Robert Swierenga, Martin Mary, Robert Wuthnow, and George Marsden . Together,... more...

  • A Concise History of Brazilby Boris Fausto; Sergio Fausto

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    The second edition of A Concise History of Brazil features a new chapter that covers the critical time period from 1990 to the present. more...

  • Police in Urban America, 1860–1920by Eric H. Monkkonen

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 29.00

    This book examines the rapid spread of uniformed police forces throughout late nineteenth-century urban America. more...

  • The Penguin History of the United States of Americaby Hugh Brogan

    Penguin Books Ltd 2001; US$ 21.14

    This new edition of Brogan's superb one-volume history - from early British colonisation to the Reagan years - captures an array of dynamic personalities and events. In a broad sweep of America's triumphant progress. Brogan explores the period leading to Independence from both the American and the British points of view, touching on permanent features... more...

  • The Printing Revolution in Early Modern Europeby Elizabeth L. Eisenstein

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 16.00

    Summarises the initial changes introduced by the establishment of printing shops and discusses how printing affected major cultural movements. more...

  • With the Old Breedby E.B. Sledge

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 8.99

    “Eugene Sledge became more than a legend with his memoir, With The Old Breed . He became a chronicler, a historian, a storyteller who turns the extremes of the war in the Pacific—the terror, the camaraderie, the banal and the extraordinary—into terms we mortals can grasp.”—Tom Hanks NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER In The Wall Street Journal , Victor... more...

  • Heretics and Heroesby Thomas Cahill

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 16.95

    From the inimitable bestselling author Thomas Cahill, another popular history—this one focusing on how the innovations of the Renaissance and the Reformation changed the Western world. A truly revolutionary book.   In Volume VI of his acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill guides us through the thrilling period of the Renaissance and the Reformation... more...

  • Western Union and the Creation of the American Corporate Order, 1845–1893by Joshua D. Wolff

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 25.00

    Chronicles the rise of Western Union Telegraph from the early years of telecommunications to its apogee as the first nationwide corporate monopoly in American history. more...

  • Conquistadorsby Michael Wood

    Ebury Publishing 2015; US$ 14.09

    The Spanish conquest of the Americas in the 16th century was one of the most important and cataclysmic events in history. Spanish expeditions endured incredible hardships in order to open up the lands of the 'New World', and few stories in history can match these for drama and endurance. In Conquistadors , Michael Wood follows in the footsteps of... more...

  • American Gospelby Jon Meacham

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00

    NEW YORK TIMES  BESTSELLER • In a fascinating book that’s perfect for Father’s Day, Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham reveals how the Founding Fathers viewed faith—and how they ultimately created a nation in which belief in God is a matter of choice. At a time when our country seems divided by extremism, American Gospel draws on the past... more...