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Ar'n't I a Woman?: Female Slaves in the Plantation South
Ar'n't I a Woman?: Female Slaves in the Plantation South
by Deborah Gray White
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Living with the dual burdens of racism and sexism, slave women in the plantation South assumed roles within the family and community that contrasted sharply with traditional female roles in the larger American society. This new edition of Ar'n't I a... (read more)

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Sweetness and Power : the Place of Sugar in Modern History (85 Edition)
Sweetness and Power : the Place of Sugar in Modern History (85 Edition)
by Sidney W. Mintz
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"Shows how the intelligent analysis of the history of a single commodity can be used to pry open the history of an entire world of social relationships and human behavior."—The New York Review of Books.... (read more)

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Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans Au Of...
Strangers from a Different Shore: A History of Asian Americans Au Of...
by Ronald Takaki
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In a blend of narrative history, personal recollection, and oral testimony, Ronald Takaki presents a sweeping history of Asian Americans. He writes of the Chinese who laid tracks for the transcontinental railroad, of plantation laborers in the canefields... (read more)

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The Village
The Village
by Bing West
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In Black Hawk Down, the fight went on for a day. In We Were Soldiers Once & Young, the fighting lasted three days. In The Village, one Marine squad fought for 495 days -- half of them died. Few American battles have been so extended, savage and... (read more)

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Since Yesterday : the 1930's in America (40 Edition)
Since Yesterday : the 1930's in America (40 Edition)
by Frederick L. Allen
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Filled with hundreds of specific examples and organized into a coherent framework of practical concepts that can be applied by managers and entrepreneurs at all levels, Built to Last provides a master blueprint for building organizations that will... (read more)

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Don't Know Much About History (11 Edition)
Don't Know Much About History (11 Edition)
by Kenneth C. Davis
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More than 1.6 million copies sold! Who really discovered America? What was "the shot heard 'round the world"? 9/11: What really happened? How did America elect its first black president? From the arrival of Columbus through the historic election of... (read more)

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Steal This Book
Steal This Book
by Abbie Hoffman
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A driving force behind the social revolution of the 1960s and 1970s, Hoffman inspired a generation to challenge the status quo. Meant as a practical guide for the aspiring hippie, Steal This Book captures Hoffman's puckish tone and became a cult classic... (read more)

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A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
by Neil Sheehan
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Sheehan's tragic biography of John Paul Vann is also a sweeping history of America's seduction, entrapment and disillusionment in Vietnam.... (read more)

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Generations: The History of America's Future, 1584 to 2069
Generations: The History of America's Future, 1584 to 2069
by William Strauss
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Hailed by national leaders as politically diverse as former Vice President Al Gore and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Generations has been heralded by reviewers as a brilliant, if somewhat unsettling, reassessment of where America is heading... (read more)

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Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt: The Complete History of Presidential Drinking
Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt: The Complete History of Presidential Drinking
by Mark Will-weber
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In the more than two-hundred-year history of the American presidency, there has been one element present in each and every administration: alcohol. In the beginning, there was George Washington, who sold whiskey distilled at Mount Vernon and preferred to... (read more)

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Fire in the Lake : the Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam (72 Edition)
Fire in the Lake : the Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam (72 Edition)
by Frances Fitzgerald
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [479]-485) and index.... (read more)

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American West
American West
by Dee Brown
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andlt;Iandgt;The American Westandlt;/Iandgt; centers on three subjects: Native Americans, settlers, and ranchers. Dee Brown re-creates these groups struggles for their place in this new landscape and illuminates the history of the old West in a single... (read more)

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Flags of Our Fathers: Heroes of Iwo Jima
Flags of Our Fathers: Heroes of Iwo Jima
by J Bradley
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New York Times bestseller, now adapted for young readers, Flags of Our Fathers is the unforgettable chronicle of perhaps the most famous moment in American military history: the raising of the U.S. flag at Iwo Jima. Here is the true story behind the... (read more)

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Lost Prophet : Life and Times of Bayard Rustin (03 Edition)
Lost Prophet : Life and Times of Bayard Rustin (03 Edition)
by John Demilio
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One of the most important figures of the American civil rights movement, Bayard Rustin taught Martin Luther King Jr. the methods of Gandhi, spearheaded the 1963 March on Washington, and helped bring the struggle of African Americans to the forefront of a... (read more)

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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln
by Doris Kearns Goodwin
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Winner of the Lincoln Prize This brilliant multiple biography is centered on Lincoln's mastery of men and how it shaped the most significant presidency in the nation's history.... (read more)

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Unruly Americans and the Origins of the Constitution
Unruly Americans and the Origins of the Constitution
by Woody Holton
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Average Americans Were the True Framers of the Constitution Woody Holton upends what we think we know of the Constitutions origins by telling the history of the average Americans who challenged the framers of the Constitution and forced on them the... (read more)

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Give Me Liberty!: An American History
Give Me Liberty!: An American History
by Eric Foner
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Unlike so many textbooks that overwhelm beginning students with encyclopedic detail, Give Me Liberty!presents the events of American history in a nimble chronological narrative that equips students to understand their significance. It is a textbook that... (read more)

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The Frontiersmen
The Frontiersmen
by Allan W. Eckert
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Against the background of such names as George Rogers Clark, Daniel Boone. Arthur St. Clair, Anthony Wayne, Simon Girty, and William Henry Harrison, Eckert has recreated the life of one of America's most outstanding heroes, Simon Kenton. Kenton's role in... (read more)

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A Patriot's History of the United States: From Columbus's Great Discovery to the War on Terror
A Patriot's History of the United States: From Columbus's Great Discovery to the War on Terror
by Larry Schweikart
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The bestselling historians turn their focus to Americas role in the world since the end of World War II   Schweikart, author of the number one New York Times bestseller A Patriots History of the United States, and Dougherty take a critical look at... (read more)

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Declarations of Independence Cross Exami
Declarations of Independence Cross Exami
by Howard Zinn
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The acclaimed author of A People's History of the United States (more than 200,000 copies sold) presents an honest and piercing look at American political ideology.... (read more)

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