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De Tocqueville
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Democracy in America (Penguin Classics)

Alexis De Tocqueville

In 1831 Alexis de Tocqueville, a young French aristocrat and ambitious civil servant, made a nine-month journey throughout America. The result was Democracy in America, a monumental study of the life and institutions of the evolving nation. Tocqueville... (read more)

Colonial America
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More Letters from the American Farmer: An Edition of the Essays in English Left Unpublished by Crevecoeur

J. Hector St John De Crevecoeur

Dennis D. Moore, an associate professor of English at Florida State University, is immediate past president of the Society of Early Americanists and organizer of the American Studies Association's Early American Matters Caucus.... (read more)

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Life of Andrew Jackson President of the United States of America

William Cobbett

This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishings Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we... (read more)

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Courage and Consequence: My Life as a Conservative in the Fight

Karl Rove

From the moment he set foot on it, Karl Rove has rocked Americaand#8217;s political stage. He ran the national College Republicans at twenty-two, and turned a Texas dominated by Democrats into a bastion for Republicans. He launched George W. Bush to... (read more)

US Presidency
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Tip and the Gipper: When Politics Worked

Chris Matthews

The andlt;Iandgt;New York Times andlt;/Iandgt;bestseller about the historic dealings between Ronald Reagan and Tip Oand#8217;Neilland#8212;and#8220;A superb tribute to the neglected art of compromiseand#8221; (andlt;Iandgt;Daily News andlt;/Iandgt;(New... (read more)

21st Century
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The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals

Jane Mayer

One of The New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year National BestsellerWith a New AfterwordNational Book Critics Circle Award Finalist A Best Book of the Year: Salon, Slate, The Economist, The Washington Post, Cleveland Plain-DealerThe Dark Side is a... (read more)

1860 to 1920
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After Lincoln: How the North Won the Civil War and Lost the Peace

A J Langguth

A brilliant evocation of the post-Civil War era by the acclaimed author of andlt;Iandgt;Patriotsandlt;/Iandgt; and andlt;Iandgt;Union 1812andlt;/Iandgt;. andlt;Iandgt;After Lincolnandlt;/Iandgt; tells the story of the Reconstruction, which set back black... (read more)

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