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Empire of the Summer Moon (10 Edition)
Empire of the Summer Moon (10 Edition)
by S. C. Gwynne
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andlt;Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;In the tradition of andlt;Iandgt;Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, andlt;/Iandgt;a stunningly vivid historical account of the forty-year battle between Comanche Indians and white settlers for control of the American West... (read more)

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The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend
The Searchers: The Making of an American Legend
by Glenn Frankel
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In 1836 in East Texas, nine-year-old Cynthia Ann Parker was kidnapped by Comanches. She was raised by the tribe and eventually became the wife of a warrior. Twenty-four years after her capture, she was reclaimed by the U.S. cavalry and Texas Rangers and... (read more)

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American History: Connecting with the Past Volume 2
American History: Connecting with the Past Volume 2
by Alan Brinkley
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Connect students to the experience of history. Connect students to success in history.American History shows students that history is not just a collection of names and dates, but an ongoing story, which teaches us about the present as well as the past... (read more)

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Measuring America
Measuring America
by Andro Linklater
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In 1790, America was in enormous debt, having depleted what money it had during its fight for independence. "Measuring America" tells the fascinating story of how the nation gained the American Customary System.... (read more)

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Shoemaker and Tea Party : Memory and the American Revolution (99 Edition)
Shoemaker and Tea Party : Memory and the American Revolution (99 Edition)
by Alfred F. Young
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George Robert Twelves Hewes, a Boston shoemaker who participated in such key events of the American Revolution as the Boston Massacre and the Tea Party, might have been lost to history if not for his longevity and the historical mood of the 1830's. When... (read more)

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Born for Liberty: A History of Women in America
Born for Liberty: A History of Women in America
by Sara M Evans
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The most concise and comprehensive one-volume history of American women--from the indigenous women of the 16th-century wilderness to the dual-role career women and mothers of contemporary times--this book brings American womanhood to center stage... (read more)

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West
by Dee Brown
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Immediately recognized as a revelatory and enormously controversial book since its first publication in 1971, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is universally recognized as one of those rare books that forever changes the way its subject is perceived. Now... (read more)

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Coming to America (Second Edition): A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life
Coming to America (Second Edition): A History of Immigration and Ethnicity in American Life
by Roger Daniels
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With a timely new chapter on immigration in the current age of globalization, a new Preface, and new appendixes with the most recent statistics, this revised edition is an engrossing study of immigration to the United States from the colonial era to the... (read more)

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Highbrow Lowbrow: The Emergence of Cultural Hierarchy in America
Highbrow Lowbrow: The Emergence of Cultural Hierarchy in America
by Lawrence W Levine
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In this unusually wide-ranging study, spanning more than a century and covering such diverse forms of expressive culture as Shakespeare, Central Park, symphonies, jazz, art museums, the Marx Brothers, opera, and vaudeville, a leading cultural historian... (read more)

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Henry's Freedom Box (07 Edition)
Henry's Freedom Box (07 Edition)
by Ellen Levine
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Learn about the courageous Americans who journeyed on the Oregon Trail in this picture book perfect for the Common Core Its 1848, and brave families band together in covered wagons to head west. Each spread introduces a different speaker to tell his or... (read more)

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Democracy in America (06 Edition)
Democracy in America (06 Edition)
by Alexis De Tocqueville
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The complete edition based on the revised and corrected text of the 1961 French edition Originally penned in the mid-eighteenth century by Frenchman Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America remains the most penetrating and astute picture of American... (read more)

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A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies (Penguin Classics)
A Short Account of the Destruction of the Indies (Penguin Classics)
by Bartolome De Las Casas
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No work is a stronger, more exacting, heartbreaking record of the Spanish atrocities in the genocidal enterprise of colonization in the Americas. This account provides an eyewitnessÆs history of the process in the territory of Columbus.... (read more)

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The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It
The Nixon Defense: What He Knew and When He Knew It
by John W. Dean.
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Based on Nixons previously overlooked secret recordings—a revelatory new look at Watergate by one of its key figures   Watergate forever changed American politics, and in light of the revelations about the NSAs wide­spread surveillance... (read more)

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The Korean War
The Korean War
by Max Hastings
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It was the first war we could not win. At no other time since World War II have two superpowers met in battle. Now Max Hastings, preeminent military historian takes us back to the bloody bitter struggle to restore South Korean independence after the... (read more)

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Victors and the Vanquished : Spanish and Nahua Views of the Conquest of Mexico (00 Edition)
Victors and the Vanquished : Spanish and Nahua Views of the Conquest of Mexico (00 Edition)
by Stuart B. Schwartz
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In 1519 Hernán Cortés and a small band of Spanish conquistadors overthrew the mighty Mexican empire of the Aztecs. Using excerpts primarily drawn from Bernal Diaz's 1632 account of the Spanish victory and testimonies &#8212... (read more)

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Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989
Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989
by Michael R Beschloss
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andlt;iandgt;Presidential Courageandlt;/iandgt; is a brilliantly readable and inspiring saga about crucial times in American history when a courageous President dramatically changed our future. Like Beschloss's previous book, andlt;iandgt;The... (read more)

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Give Me Liberty!, Volume 1: An American History: To 1877
Give Me Liberty!, Volume 1: An American History: To 1877
by Eric Foner
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Give Me Liberty! is the leading textbook in the market because it works in the classroom. A single-author book, Give Me Liberty! offers students a consistent approach, a single narrative voice, and a coherent perspective throughout the text. Threaded... (read more)

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Moundbuilders : Ancient Peoples of Eastern North America (04 Edition)
Moundbuilders : Ancient Peoples of Eastern North America (04 Edition)
by George R. Milner
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Thousands of these mounds were discovered in the plains and forestssome up to a hundred feet high, some overgrown hillocks, some conical, others flat-topped. Speculation was rife as to the identity of the moundbuilders. As George Milner shows, research... (read more)

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First Along the River: A Brief History of the U.S. Environmental Movement
First Along the River: A Brief History of the U.S. Environmental Movement
by Benjamin Kline
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First Along the River provides students with a balanced, historical perspective on the history of the environmental movement in relation to major social and political events in U.S. history, from the pre-colonial era to the present. The book highlights... (read more)

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Personal Memoirs (Modern Library War)
Personal Memoirs (Modern Library War)
by Ulysses S Grant
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"One of the most unflinching studies of war in our literature."  --William McFeeley Among the autobiographies of great military figures, Ulysses S. Grant's is certainly one of the finest, and it is arguably the most notable literary... (read more)

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