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Cultivating the Rosebuds : the Education of Women At the Cherokee Female Seminary, 1851-1909 (93 Edition)
Cultivating the Rosebuds : the Education of Women At the Cherokee Female Seminary, 1851-1909 (93 Edition)
by Devon A. Mihesuah
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Established by the Cherokee Nation in 1851 in present-day eastern Oklahoma, the nondenominational Cherokee Female Seminary was one of the most important schools in the history of American Indian education. Devon Mihesuah explores its curriculum, faculty,... (read more)

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New Worlds, Ancient Texts : the Power of Tradition and the Shock of Discovery (92 Edition)
New Worlds, Ancient Texts : the Power of Tradition and the Shock of Discovery (92 Edition)
by Anthony Grafton
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1992 Professional/Scholarly Publishing Award of the Association of American Publishers, History... (read more)

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The Work Ethic in Industrial America, 1850-1920
The Work Ethic in Industrial America, 1850-1920
by Daniel T Rodgers
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"Rodgers's book is a study of how technology affects ideas. That is the issue to which Rodgers always returns: how did men and women react to the economy of unprecedented plenty that the 19th-century revolution in power and machines had produced... (read more)

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First Person Past : American Autobiographies, Volume 1 (2ND 03 Edition)
First Person Past : American Autobiographies, Volume 1 (2ND 03 Edition)
by Irwin Unger
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The novelist William Dean Howells described autobiography as the most democratic of American literary genres. Autobiography has offered a voice to women, African Americans, Native Americans, and others whose writings have often been excluded from the... (read more)

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Fierce Communion: Family and Community in Early America
Fierce Communion: Family and Community in Early America
by Helena M Wall
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Helena Wall shows what life was like in colonial America, a culture where individuals and family were subordinated to the demands of the community. Using local town, church, and especially court records from every colony, she examines the division of... (read more)

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African-american Odyssey, Volume 1-history Notes (4TH 08 Edition)
African-american Odyssey, Volume 1-history Notes (4TH 08 Edition)
by Darlene Clark Hine
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More than any other text, The African-American Odyssey illuminates the central place of African Americans in U.S. history – not only telling the story of what it has meant to be black in America, but also how African-American history is inseparably... (read more)

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Strangers from a different shore :a history of Asian Americans
Strangers from a different shore :a history of Asian Americans
by Ronald Takaki
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In an extraordinary blend of narrative history, personal recollection, and oral testimony, the author presents a sweeping history of Asian Americans. He writes of the Chinese who laid tracks for the transcontinental railroad, of plantation laborers in... (read more)

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Promises to Keep: African-Americans and the Constitutional Order, 1776 to the Present (Organization of American Historians Bicentennial Essays on the Bill of Rights)
Promises to Keep: African-Americans and the Constitutional Order, 1776 to the Present (Organization of American Historians Bicentennial Essays on the Bill of Rights)
by Donald G Nieman
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African-Americans have had an ambivalent relationship with the Constitution for more than two hundred years. Throughout most of American history, racist interpretations of the Constitution have sanctioned a legal system supportive of slavery, marked... (read more)

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Montana's Indians : Yesterday and Today (2ND 96 Edition)
Montana's Indians : Yesterday and Today (2ND 96 Edition)
by William L. Bryan
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150 colorful photos and a chapter on each of Montana's reservations give readers a complete view of each of the ten tribes, past, present and future.... (read more)

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Loyal Till Death : Indians and the Northwest Rebellion (97 Edition)
Loyal Till Death : Indians and the Northwest Rebellion (97 Edition)
by W. A. Waiser
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Nominee, Governor General's Literary Award for Non-Fiction This startling retelling of the North-West Rebellion explodes the myth of a grand Indian-MA(c)tis alliance and delves into the reasons why Indians have been branded as traitors and rebels in both... (read more)

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Negotiators of Change : Historical Perspectives on Native American Women (95 Edition)
Negotiators of Change : Historical Perspectives on Native American Women (95 Edition)
by Nancy Shoemaker
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"Negotiators of Change" is one of the most original and innovative volumes to explore the terrain of Native American women's history. The essays included span the period between the seventeenth century and the present, focusing on the significance of... (read more)

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Redeeming Culture : American Religion in an Age of Science, 1925-1962 (97 Edition)
Redeeming Culture : American Religion in an Age of Science, 1925-1962 (97 Edition)
by James Burkhart Gilbert
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In this intriguing history, James Gilbert examines the confrontation between modern science and religion as these disparate, sometimes hostile modes of thought clashed in the arena of American culture. Beginning in 1925 with the infamous Scopes trial... (read more)

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American Indian Lacrosse: Little Brother of War
American Indian Lacrosse: Little Brother of War
by Thomas Vennum
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Featuring rare archival illustrations, Vennum presents the richest available account of the native American history of a game that, far more than recreation alone, has functioned in Indian life as a surrogate or "little brother" of war, as a healing... (read more)

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Ghost Dance : Ethnohistory and Revitalization (2ND 06 Edition)
Ghost Dance : Ethnohistory and Revitalization (2ND 06 Edition)
by Alice Beck Kehoe
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The Southeastern Indians
The Southeastern Indians
by Charles M Hudson
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The Censored War: American Visual Experience During World War II
The Censored War: American Visual Experience During World War II
by George H Jr Roeder
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America in Vietnam (78 Edition)
America in Vietnam (78 Edition)
by Guenter Lewy
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Transformation and Reaction
Transformation and Reaction
by Glen Jeansonne
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Final Days Classic Behind the Scenes Acc
Final Days Classic Behind the Scenes Acc
by Bob Woodward
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To Reason Why: the Debate About the Causes of U. S. Involvement in the Vietnam War (05 Edition)
To Reason Why: the Debate About the Causes of U. S. Involvement in the Vietnam War (05 Edition)
by Jeffrey P. Kimball
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