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Fortune's Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth
Fortune's Fool: The Life of John Wilkes Booth
by Terry Alford
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With a single shot from a pistol small enough to conceal in his hand, John Wilkes Booth catapulted into history on the night of April 14, 1865, just as he hoped. But his murder of President Abraham Lincoln - one of the most familiar events in American... (read more)

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Scientists at War: The Ethics of Cold War Weapons Research
Scientists at War: The Ethics of Cold War Weapons Research
by Sarah Bridger
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Scientists at War examines the ethical debates that severely tested the American scientific community during the Cold War. Sarah Bridger highlights the contributions of scientists to military technologies and strategic policymaking, from the dawning... (read more)

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By the People: Volume 2 Plus New Myhistorylab for Us History -- Access Card Package
By the People: Volume 2 Plus New Myhistorylab for Us History -- Access Card Package
by James W. Fraser
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NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson'... (read more)

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By the People: Combined Edition Plus New Myhistorylab for Us History -- Access Card Package
By the People: Combined Edition Plus New Myhistorylab for Us History -- Access Card Package
by James W. Fraser
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NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson'... (read more)

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On Slavery and Abolitionism
On Slavery and Abolitionism
by Sarah Grimke
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Now the major motion picture that won the 2014 Academy Award for Best Picture, starringand#160;Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, andand#160;Lupita Nyongand#8217;o, and directed by Steve McQueen and#160; Perhaps the best written of all the slave... (read more)

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The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War
The Arsenal of Democracy: FDR, Detroit, and an Epic Quest to Arm an America at War
by A. J. Baime
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By the early 1960s, Ford Motor Company, built to bring automobile transportation to the masses, was falling behind. Baby boomers were taking to the roads in droves, looking for speed not safety, style not comfort, and Ford didnand#8217;t offer what these... (read more)

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Lincoln's Last Speech: Wartime Reconstruction and the Crisis of Reunion (Pivotal Moments in American History)
Lincoln's Last Speech: Wartime Reconstruction and the Crisis of Reunion (Pivotal Moments in American History)
by Louis P Masur
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What did Abraham Lincoln envision when he talked about "reconstruction?" Assassinated in 1865, the president did not have a chance to begin the work of reconciling the North and South, nor to oversee Reconstruction as an official postwar strategy. Yet... (read more)

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Who Freed the Slaves?: The Fight Over the Thirteenth Amendment
Who Freed the Slaves?: The Fight Over the Thirteenth Amendment
by Leonard L. Richards
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In the popular imagination, slavery in the United States ended with Abraham Lincolnand#8217;s Emancipation Proclamation. The Proclamation may have been limitedand#151;freeing only slaves within Confederate states who were able to make their way to Union... (read more)

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The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860
The Business of Slavery and the Rise of American Capitalism, 1815-1860
by Calvin Schermerhorn
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Calvin Schermerhornandrsquo;s provocative study views the development of modern American capitalism through the window of the nineteenth-century interstate slave trade. This eye-opening history follows money and ships as well as enslaved human beings to... (read more)

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Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History (Oxford Oral History)
Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History (Oxford Oral History)
by Michael L. Gillette
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Over a span of eighteen years, Lady Bird Johnson recorded forty-seven oral history interviews with Michael Gillette and his colleagues. These conversations, just released in 2011, form the heart of Lady Bird Johnson: An Oral History, an intimate story of... (read more)

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James Madison: A Life Reconsidered
James Madison: A Life Reconsidered
by Lynne Cheney
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A major new biography of the fourth U.S. president, from New York Times–bestselling author Lynne Cheney James Madison was a true genius of the early republic, the leader who did more than any other to create the nation we know today. This majestic... (read more)

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Out of Many, Volume 1 Plus New Myhistorylab for Us History -- Access Card Package
Out of Many, Volume 1 Plus New Myhistorylab for Us History -- Access Card Package
by Mari Jo Buhle
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NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson'... (read more)

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Appomattox: Victory, Defeat, and Freedom at the End of the Civil War
Appomattox: Victory, Defeat, and Freedom at the End of the Civil War
by Elizabeth R. Varon
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Winner, Library of Virginia Literary Award for Nonfiction Winner of the Dan and Marilyn Laney Prize of the Austin Civil War Round Table Finalist, Jefferson Davis Award of the Museum of the Confederacy Lee's surrender to Grant at Appomattox Court House... (read more)

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1865: America Makes War and Peace in Lincoln's Final Year
1865: America Makes War and Peace in Lincoln's Final Year
by Harold Holzer
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In 1865 Americans faced some of the most important issues in the nationandrsquo;s history: the final battles of the Civil War, the struggle to pass the Thirteenth Amendment, the peace process, reconstruction, the role of freed slaves, the tragedy of... (read more)

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Planning Democracy: Agrarian Intellectuals and the Intended New Deal (Yale Agrarian Studies)
Planning Democracy: Agrarian Intellectuals and the Intended New Deal (Yale Agrarian Studies)
by Jess Gilbert
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Late in the 1930s, the U.S. Department of Agriculture set up a national network of local organizations that joined farmers with public administrators, adult-educators, and social scientists. The aim was to localize and unify earlier New Deal programs... (read more)

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Louisa Catherine: The Other Mrs. Adams
Louisa Catherine: The Other Mrs. Adams
by Margery M Heffron
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Louisa Catherine Johnson Adams, wife and political partner of John Quincy Adams, became one of the most widely known women in America when her husband assumed office as sixth president in 1825. Shrewd, intellectual, and articulate, she was close to the... (read more)

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The Civil War in 50 Objects
The Civil War in 50 Objects
by Harold Holzer
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For the 150th anniversary, Harold Holzer (The Civil War in 150 Objects) presents an unprecedented firsthand chronicle of one of the most pivotal moments in American history. On April 14, 1865, Good Friday, the Civil War claimed its ultimate sacrifice... (read more)

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By the People: Volume 1 Plus New Myhistorylab for Us History -- Access Card Package
By the People: Volume 1 Plus New Myhistorylab for Us History -- Access Card Package
by James W. Fraser
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NOTE: Before purchasing, check with your instructor to ensure you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, and registrations are not transferable. To register for and use Pearson'... (read more)

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A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars
A War for the Soul of America: A History of the Culture Wars
by Andrew Hartman
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When Patrick Buchanan took the stage at the Republican National Convention in 1992 and proclaimed, “There is a religious war going on for the soul of our country,” his audience knew what he was talking about: the culture wars, which had raged... (read more)

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Talking with the President: The Pragmatics of Presidential Language
Talking with the President: The Pragmatics of Presidential Language
by John Wilson
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This book provides a pragmatic analysis of presidential language. Pragmatics is concerned with "meaning in context," or the relationship between what we say and what we mean. John Wilson explores the various ways in which U.S. Presidents have used... (read more)

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