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When the River Ran Wild! : Indian Traditions on the Mid-columbia and the Warm Springs Reservation (05 Edition)
When the River Ran Wild! : Indian Traditions on the Mid-columbia and the Warm Springs Reservation (05 Edition)
by George W. Aguilar
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Nearly seventy-five years of my lifetime have come and gone since hearing of the sparse historical events from the old-timers," American Indian elder George Aguilar tells us. "It's my turn now." When the River Ran Wild! is Aguilar's recounting of events... (read more)

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Division Street : America (06 Edition)
Division Street : America (06 Edition)
by Studs Terkel
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Chronicles the thoughts and feelings of some seventy people from widely varying backgrounds in terms of class, race and personal history all inhabitants of a single city in Chicago as a microcosm of the nation at large.... (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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Embers of War
Embers of War
by Fredrik Logevall
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ONE OF THE MOST ACCLAIMED WORKS OF HISTORY IN RECENT YEARS Winner of the Pulitzer Prize • Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize from the Society of American Historians • Shortlisted for the American Library in Paris Book Award &bull... (read more)

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Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis
Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis
by Graham T Allison
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One of the most influental political science works written in the post World War II era, the original edition of Essence of Decision is a unique and fascinating examination of the pivotal event of the cold Cold War. Not simply revised, but completely re-... (read more)

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Over There: The United States in the Great War, 1917-1918
Over There: The United States in the Great War, 1917-1918
by Byron Farwell
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Within two weeks the French troops had mutinied, leaving the Western Front practically undefended. In the same month, Lenin arrived in Moscow on the heels of the Russian Revolution and vowed to make peace with Germany. To make matters worse, the Allies... (read more)

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The World Turned Upside Down: Indian Voices from Early America (Bedford Series in History & Culture)
The World Turned Upside Down: Indian Voices from Early America (Bedford Series in History & Culture)
by Colin G Calloway
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Colin G. Calloway, associate professor at the University of Wyoming, is the recipient of the 1993 John P. Ellbogen Meritorious Teaching Award. His most recent books are Dawnland Encounters: Indians and Europeans in Northern New England (1991) and The... (read more)

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The Ohlone Way: Indian Life in the San Francisco-Moterey Bay Area
The Ohlone Way: Indian Life in the San Francisco-Moterey Bay Area
by Malcolm Margolin
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Nonfiction. Two hundred years ago herds of elk and antelope dotted the hills of the San Francisco-Monterey Bay area. Grizzly bears lumbered down to the creeks to fish for salmon and steelhead trout. From the vast marshlands, geese, ducks, and other birds... (read more)

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The Gathering of Zion: The Story of the Mormon Trail
The Gathering of Zion: The Story of the Mormon Trail
by Wallace Stegner
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Wallace Stegner tells about a thousand-mile migration marked by hardship and sudden death—but unique in American history for its purpose, discipline, and solidarity. Other Bison Books by Wallace Stegner include... (read more)

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The American Mind in the Mid-Nineteenth Century (American History Series)
The American Mind in the Mid-Nineteenth Century (American History Series)
by Irving H Bartlett
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"The half century between the War of 1812 and the Civil War was above all an age of expansiveness in America. Whether measured in terms of population, territory, urbanization, economic growth, technological development, democratization, or nationalism... (read more)

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Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam
Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam
by Nick Turse
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Based on classified documents and first-person interviews, a startling and sure to be controversial history of the American war on Vietnamese civilians Americans have long been taught that events such as the notorious My Lai massacre were "isolated... (read more)

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Crossing the Postmodern Divide
Crossing the Postmodern Divide
by Albert Borgmann
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In this eloquent guide to the meanings of the postmodern era, Albert Borgmann charts the options before us as we seek alternatives to the joyless and artificial culture of consumption. Borgmann connects the fundamental ideas driving his understanding of... (read more)

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The State of Native America: Genocide, Colonization, and Resistance (Race & Resistance Series)
The State of Native America: Genocide, Colonization, and Resistance (Race & Resistance Series)
by M Annette Jaimes
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This unprecedented anthology has quickly become the classic text for all who want to understand the problems confronted by native people in North America. Includes, among other topics, treaty rights and international status, self-governance, U.S... (read more)

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In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors
In Harm's Way: The Sinking of the USS Indianapolis and the Extraordinary Story of Its Survivors
by Doug Stanton
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Now available for the first time in trade paperback, the bestselling account of Americas worst naval disasterand of the heroism of the men who, against all odds, survived On July 30, 1945, the USS Indianapolis was torpedoed in the South Pacific by a... (read more)

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Vietnam and America : a Documented History Rev. and Enlarged (2ND 95 Edition)
Vietnam and America : a Documented History Rev. and Enlarged (2ND 95 Edition)
by Marvin E. Gettleman
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No single event since World War II has marked this countrys foreign policy and national image as deeply as did the war in Vietnam. Vietnam and America is a complete history of the war, as documented in essays by leading experts and in original source... (read more)

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Indian Nations of Wisconsin : Histories of Endurance and Renewal (01 - Old Edition)
Indian Nations of Wisconsin : Histories of Endurance and Renewal (01 - Old Edition)
by Patty Loew
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From origin stories to contemporary struggles over treaty rights and sovereignty issues, Indian Nations of Wisconsin: Histories of Endurance and Renewal explores Wisconsin’s rich Native tradition. Each chapter is a compact tribal history of one of... (read more)

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Haunted By Empire : Geographies of Intimacy in North American History (06 Edition)
Haunted By Empire : Geographies of Intimacy in North American History (06 Edition)
by Ann Laura Stoler
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A milestone in U.S. historiography, Haunted by Empire brings postcolonial critiques to bear on North American history and draws on that history to question the analytic conventions of postcolonial studies. The contributors to this innovative collection... (read more)

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American Indians in U. S. History: Seco (2ND 14 Edition)
American Indians in U. S. History: Seco (2ND 14 Edition)
by Nichols Roger
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This concise survey, tracing the experiences of American Indians from their origins to the present, has proven its value to both students and general readers in the decade since its first publication. Now the second edition, drawing on the most recent... (read more)

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Hanoi's War: an International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam (12 Edition)
Hanoi's War: an International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam (12 Edition)
by Lien-hang T. Nguyen
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While most historians of the Vietnam War focus on the origins of U.S. involvement and the Americanization of the conflict, Lien-Hang T. Nguyen examines the international context in which North Vietnamese leaders pursued the war and American intervention... (read more)

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From Resistance To Revolution : Colonial Radicals and the Development of American Opposition To Britain, 1765-1776 (91 Edition)
From Resistance To Revolution : Colonial Radicals and the Development of American Opposition To Britain, 1765-1776 (91 Edition)
by Pauline Maier
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In this classic account of the American revolution, Pauline Maier traces the step-by-step process through which the extra-legal institutions of the colonial resistance movement assumed authority from the British. She follows the American Whigs as they... (read more)

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