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We Were Soldiers Once...and Young: Ia Drang: The Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam
We Were Soldiers Once...and Young: Ia Drang: The Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam
by Harold G. Moore and Joseph L. Galloway
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In November 1965, some 450 men of the 1st Battalion, 7th Cavalry, under the command of Lt. Col. Hal Moore, were dropped by helicopter into a small clearing in the Ia Drang Valley. They were immediately surrounded by 2,000 North Vietnamese soldiers... (read more)

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Vietnam Reader : the Definitive Collection of American Fiction and Nonfiction on the War (98 Edition)
Vietnam Reader : the Definitive Collection of American Fiction and Nonfiction on the War (98 Edition)
by Stweart Onan
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Definitive and authoritative, The Vietnam Reader is a groundbreaking collection of the finest fiction, nonfiction, poetry, drama, film, still photographs, and popular song lyrics depicting the American war in Vietnam. All the strongest work is here, from... (read more)

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The Fourth World of the Hopis: The Epic Story of the Hopi Indians as Preserved in Their Legends and Traditions
The Fourth World of the Hopis: The Epic Story of the Hopi Indians as Preserved in Their Legends and Traditions
by Harold Courlander
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Here the noted folklorist brings together traditional accounts of epic events and adventures in the life of Hopi clans and villages, from legendary to historical times. The setting of these various adventures and events is not the Southwest as we know it... (read more)

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Colonial America: Essays in Politics and Social Development (6TH 11 Edition)
Colonial America: Essays in Politics and Social Development (6TH 11 Edition)
by Stanley Katz
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Now in its sixth edition, Colonial America is the most respected and well-known anthology of readings by top scholars in the field of early American history. The collection offers an insightful and critical view of the colonial period, and exposes... (read more)

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Barbarossa: The Russian-German Conflict, 1941-45
Barbarossa: The Russian-German Conflict, 1941-45
by Alan Clark
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Chapter One: The State of the Wehrmacht On the afternoon of Sunday, 5th November, 1939, it wa's raining in Berlin. Through the empty streets a single black Mercedes, without escort, brought the Commander in Chief of the German Army from Zossen to the... (read more)

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A History of the Indians of the United States
A History of the Indians of the United States
by Angie Debo
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In 1906 when the Creek Indian Chitto Harjo was protesting the United States government's liquidation of his tribe's lands, he began his argument with an account of Indian history from the time of Columbus, "for, of course, a thing has to have a root... (read more)

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Inventing Vietnam: The War in Film and Television (Culture & the Moving Image)
Inventing Vietnam: The War in Film and Television (Culture & the Moving Image)
by Michael Anderegg
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Michael Anderegg is Professor of English at the University of North Dakota, and author of two other books: William Wyler and David Lean.... (read more)

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Turbulent Era : Riot and Disorder in Jacksonian America (80 Edition)
Turbulent Era : Riot and Disorder in Jacksonian America (80 Edition)
by Michael Feldberg
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Using the Philadelphia Native American Riots of 1844 as his model, Professor Feldberg analyzes and contrasts the varieties of collective violence--ethnic, religious, racial, economic, political, vigilante--that beset American cities during the first half... (read more)

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The Barbarous Years: The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600-1675
The Barbarous Years: The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600-1675
by Bernard Bailyn
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Bernard Bailyn gives us a compelling account of the first great transit of people from Britain, Europe, and Africa to British North America, their involvements with each other, and their struggles with the indigenous peoples of the eastern seaboard... (read more)

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Major Problems in Era Amer Revol
Major Problems in Era Amer Revol
by Richard D. (edt) Brown
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This text delves into the many facets of the colonial uprising and its aftermath, concluding with the ratification of the Bill of Rights. The volume combines primary sources, analytical essays, chapter introductions, and headnotes to encourage students... (read more)

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Trail of Tears: The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation
Trail of Tears: The Rise and Fall of the Cherokee Nation
by John Ehle
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Understanding Vietnam (95 Edition)
Understanding Vietnam (95 Edition)
by Neil L. Jamieson
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The American experience in Vietnam divided us as a nation and eroded our confidence in both the morality and the effectiveness of our foreign policy. Yet our understanding of this tragic episode remains superficial because, then and now, we have never... (read more)

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Finding the West: Explorations with Lewis and Clark (Histories of the American Frontier)
Finding the West: Explorations with Lewis and Clark (Histories of the American Frontier)
by James P Ronda
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Documents not only the stories that Lewis and Clark offered about their "road across the continent," but also the large and important stories by and about the Native peoples whose trails they followed and whose lands they described in their journals.... (read more)

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V Was for Victory : Politics and American Culture During World War II (76 Edition)
V Was for Victory : Politics and American Culture During World War II (76 Edition)
by John Morton Blum
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A distinguished historian examines the nations involvement in a war that most americans thought necessary and righteous. He focuses on the home front: how our culture and politics affected the course of the war and how the war in turn affected us. Index.... (read more)

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Single Roll of the Dice (12 Edition)
Single Roll of the Dice (12 Edition)
by Parsi
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Have the diplomatic efforts of the Obama administration toward Iran failed? Was the Bush administration's emphasis on military intervention, refusal to negotiate, and pursuit of regime change a better approach? How can the United States best address the... (read more)

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Crow Dog : Four Generations of Sioux Medicine Men (95 Edition)
Crow Dog : Four Generations of Sioux Medicine Men (95 Edition)
by Leonard Crow Dog
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I am Crow Dog "Look at things not with the eyes in your face but with the eyes in your heart." --Leonard Crow Dog read more)

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Slavery and Servitude in Colonial North America : a Short History (00 Edition)
Slavery and Servitude in Colonial North America : a Short History (00 Edition)
by Kenneth Morgan
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In Slavery and Servitude in Colonial North America, Kenneth Morgan shows how the institutions of indentured servitude and black slavery interacted in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. He covers all aspects of the two labor systems, including... (read more)

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Battle of Midway (11 Edition)
Battle of Midway (11 Edition)
by Craig L. Symonds
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There are few moments in American history in which the course of events tipped so suddenly and so dramatically as at the Battle of Midway. At dawn of June 4, 1942, a rampaging Japanese navy ruled the Pacific. By sunset, their vaunted carrier force (the... (read more)

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Facing East From Indian Country : Native History of Early America (01 Edition)
Facing East From Indian Country : Native History of Early America (01 Edition)
by Daniel K. Richter
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Finalist, 2002 Pulitzer Prize for... (read more)

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The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution
The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution
by Bernard Bailyn
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Bernard Bailyn is a 2010 National Humanities Medal... (read more)

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