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  • A Living Treasureby Robert C. Knudsen

    Potomac Books 2012; US$ 34.95

    Walking through Arlington National Cemetery is an experience like no other. A quiet sense of respect persists, and the beauty is overwhelming. It is the final resting place of thousands of our nation’s war heroes, with more added every day in poignant and moving ceremonies. Robert C. Knudsen presents the majesty and dignity of this national cemetery... more...

  • Unlikely Dissentersby Anne Stefani

    University Press of Florida 2015; US$ 74.95

    “An eye-opening account of southern white women who worked to challenge racial segregation. . . . Highly recommended.”—Choice“Brings to life a small but important group of women who worked hard to change the South. . . . It will help to more fully explicate the motivation and experiences of women willing to challenge expected behavior in order to bring... more...

  • Fighting Monsters in the Abyssby Harvey F. Kline

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 54.95

    Fighting Monsters in the Abyss offers a deeply insightful analysis of the efforts by the second administration of Colombian President Álvaro Uribe Vélez (2006–2010) to resolve a decades-long Marxist insurgency in one of Latin America’s most important nations. Continuing work from his prior books about earlier Colombian presidents and yet written... more...

  • Showing Teeth to the Dragonsby Harvey F. Kline

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    Kline argues that the first administration of Colombian President Álvaro Uribe Vélez marks a decisive break in a seemingly endless cycle of civil war. Not only were the levels of homicide and kidnapping dramatically reduced, but the state took the offensive against the insurgents, strengthening the armed forces which in turn demonstrated clear support... more...

  • Carryin' Onby R. Scott Brunner

    Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 13.98

    Pat Conroy said that R. Scott Brunner’s Due South “delivers the goods and delivers them Southern fried”; Rick Bragg said that Brunner “writes like people down here talk, with beauty.” Carryin’ On more than delivers on the promise of its predecessor, with more of the disarming and hilarious insights that made Due South an instant classic. Here... more...

  • Archaeology and Created Memoryby Paul A. Shackel

    Springer US 2006; US$ 115.29

    Archaeology can either bolster memory and tradition, or contradict the status quo and provide an alternative view of the past. An archaeology of Harpers Ferry's wartime and Victorian eras confronts time-honored historical interpretations of the past (created and perpetuated by such interest groups as historians and the National Park Service) and... more...

  • Cavalier and Yankeeby William R. Taylor

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 87.99

    William Taylor's Cavalier and Yankee was one of the most famous works of American history written in the 1960s. The book is an intellectual history of the South before the Civil War, the perception of it in the North, and the effect it had upon the nation in the years from 1800 to 1860. First published in 1961 and out of print for several years,... more...

  • The Politics of Military Rule in Brazil, 1964-1985by Thomas E. Skidmore

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 45.00

    The largest and most important country in Latin America, Brazil was the first to succumb to the military coups that struck that region in the 1960s and the early 1970s. In this authoritative study, Thomas E. Skidmore, one of America's leading experts on Latin America and, in particular, on Brazil, offers the first analysis of more than two decades... more...

  • Jamestown Colony: A Political, Social, and Cultural Historyby Frank Grizzard; Daniel Smith

    ABC-CLIO 2007; US$ 105.00

    Four centuries after its founding, Jamestown has become the stuff of movies, legend, and tourism. This important work treats the reality behind the legends—Pocahontas, John Rolfe, Powhatan, John Smith, and others—and puts the stories into a broader context. More than 250 A–Z entries detail the colonial strategies, military considerations, political... more...

  • The Promised Land?by Patricia L. Goerman

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.43

    Through analysis of in-depth interviews with seventy-three Hispanic immigrants in Central Virginia, this book offers a rare in-depth look at the views and circumstances of immigrants in a new receiving area. It provides an examination of the new migration trend including an analysis of immigrants' living and working conditions, their family life, and... more...