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Age of Betrayal (07 Edition)
Age of Betrayal (07 Edition)
by Jack Beatty
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Age of Betrayal is a brilliant reconsideration of America's first Gilded Age, when war-born dreams of freedom and democracy died of their impossibility. Focusing on the alliance between government and railroads forged by bribes and campaign contributions,... (read more)

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America's War in Vietnam : a Short Narrative History (00 Edition)
America's War in Vietnam : a Short Narrative History (00 Edition)
by Larry H. Addington
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"This book has been long needed: a concise, complete and dispassionate survey of the Vietnam War.... Best of all, the no-nonsense approach answers questions as soon as they arise in the reader's mind." --Kliatt "If there is such a thing as an objective... (read more)

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Spitting Image
Spitting Image
by Jerry Lembcke
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Long hair in the 60s, Afros in the early 70s, bobs in the 80s, fuschia in the 90s. Hair is one of the first attributes to catch our eye, not only because it reflects perceptions of attractiveness or unattractiveness, but also because it conveys important... (read more)

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Suspect Relations : Sex, Race, and Resistance in Colonial North Carolina (02 Edition)
Suspect Relations : Sex, Race, and Resistance in Colonial North Carolina (02 Edition)
by Kirsten Fischer
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During the course of the 18th century, says Fischer (history, U. of Minnesota) most European Americans came to believe that race, revealed the moral and intellectual capacities of people, and subsequently believed that they had always thought so. She... (read more)

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Sixties (99 - Old Edition)
Sixties (99 - Old Edition)
by Terry H. Anderson
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The Sixties explores the significant political, foreign policy and social events from the 1960 Greensboro sit-ins and presidential campaign to the high tide of women's liberation and U.S. withdrawal from Vietnam in 1973. By examining the dramatic era... (read more)

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Conservatives in Power (Bedford Series in History and Culture)
Conservatives in Power (Bedford Series in History and Culture)
by Meg Jacobs
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Ronald Reagan's election to the presidency in 1980 marked a victory for conservatism. But, as Meg Jacobs and Julian Zelizer point out in their introduction, once in power, conservatives discovered that implementing their agenda and reversing the... (read more)

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Indians, Settlers and Slaves in a Frontier Exchange Economy : Lower Mississippi Valley Before 1783 (92 Edition)
Indians, Settlers and Slaves in a Frontier Exchange Economy : Lower Mississippi Valley Before 1783 (92 Edition)
by Daniel H. Usner
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In this pioneering book Daniel Usner examines the economic and cultural interactions among the Indians, Europeans, and African slaves of colonial Louisiana, including the province of West Florida. Rather than focusing on a single cultural group or on a... (read more)

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Florida Indians and the Invasion From Europe (95 Edition)
Florida Indians and the Invasion From Europe (95 Edition)
by Jerald T. Milanich
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When the conquistadors arrived in Florida in the early sixteenth century, as many as 350,000 native Americans lived in the territory. For more than twelve centuries their ancestors had resided there, fishing, hunting, gathering wild plants, and sometimes... (read more)

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A Bubble in Time: America During the Interwar Years, 1989-2001
A Bubble in Time: America During the Interwar Years, 1989-2001
by William Oneill
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The all-too-brief period of relative tranquility that extended from the end of the Cold War to the beginning of the War on Terror is the subject of William L. O'Neill's brilliant new study of recent American history. Mr. O'Neill's sharp eye for the... (read more)

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Spring Forward: The Annual Madness of Daylight Saving
Spring Forward: The Annual Madness of Daylight Saving
by Michael Downing
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Downing is obsessed with Daylight Saving, the loopy idea that became the most persistent political controversy in American history. "Spring Forward" is his portrait of public policy in the 20th century, a perennially boiling cauldron of unsubstantiated... (read more)

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The Old Neighborhood: What We Lost in the Great Suburban Migration, 1966-1999
The Old Neighborhood: What We Lost in the Great Suburban Migration, 1966-1999
by Ray Suarez
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"Life in the city, for the millions who lived it, was once something less than the sum of their lifestyle choices: they woke up, they ate, they shoveled coal, loved, hated, prayed, mated, reproduced, died. For most, the home was not a display object but... (read more)

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American Indians of the Southwest
American Indians of the Southwest
by Bertha P Dutton
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More than providing a compendium of southwestern Indian history and culture, this remarkable book gives the reader an understanding of and appreciation for the unique lifeways of these peoples whose philopophy, the author believes, may be our one great... (read more)

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Era of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1933-1945 : a Brief History With Documents (00 Edition)
Era of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1933-1945 : a Brief History With Documents (00 Edition)
by Richard D. Polenberg
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The era of Franklin D.Roosevelt and the New Deal was a time of depression and despair, economic rebirth and renewal, and mobilization for a war in both the East and the West. Richard Polenberg's introduction to this new volume provides an engaging... (read more)

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Threshold of War : Franklin D. Roosevelt and the American Entry Into World War II (88 Edition)
Threshold of War : Franklin D. Roosevelt and the American Entry Into World War II (88 Edition)
by Waldo H. Jr. Heinrichs
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For Franklin D. Roosevelt, the spring of 1941 was a time of uncertainty and fear. Hitler's armies were poised to strike, but no one was sure where the next attack would come. The United States had begun its military build-up, but as yet the Army and Navy... (read more)

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Legacy of Mesoamerica : History and Culture of a Native American Civilization (2ND 07 Edition)
Legacy of Mesoamerica : History and Culture of a Native American Civilization (2ND 07 Edition)
by Robert M. Carmack
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This reader summarizes and integrates information on the origins, historical development, and current situations of the indigenous peoples of Mesoamerica. Legacy of Mesoamerica, The: History and Culture of a Native American Civilization, 2e... (read more)

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High Noon in the Cold War: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis
High Noon in the Cold War: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis
by Max Frankel
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One of the giants of American journalism now re-creates an unforgettable time–in which the whole world feared extinction. High Noon in the Cold War captures the Cuban Missile Crisis in a new light, from inside the hearts and minds of the famous men... (read more)

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The Great American Citizenship Quiz: Revised and Updated
The Great American Citizenship Quiz: Revised and Updated
by Solomon M Skolnick
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The ultimate civics lesson for citizens and would-be citizens alike—now completely revised and updated for the new citizenship test. Do you think you know American history? You might be surprised. T he Great American Citizenship Quiz, which has now... (read more)

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Jacksonian Promise : America, 1815-1840 (95 Edition)
Jacksonian Promise : America, 1815-1840 (95 Edition)
by Daniel Feller
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In Jacksonian Promise historian Daniel Feller offers a fresh look at the United States in the tumultuous Age of Jackson. Viewing the era through the eyes of people who lived in it, Feller's account captures the optimism and energy that filled America... (read more)

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A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World
A Voyage Long and Strange: Rediscovering the New World
by Tony Horwitz
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With the same sly humor and neighborly curiosity he brought to Confederates in the Attic and Blue Latitudes, in A Voyage Long and Strange Tony Horwitz roams the New World, surveying the destinations of history's foremost explorers: Leif Eiriksson... (read more)

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Cycles of Conquest: The Impact of Spain, Mexico, and the United States on the Indians of the Southwest, 1533-1960
Cycles of Conquest: The Impact of Spain, Mexico, and the United States on the Indians of the Southwest, 1533-1960
by Edward Holla Spicer
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CONTENTS<BR><BR>INTRODUCTION - CULTURAL FRONTIERS<BR><B>The Overlapping Conquests of North America</B><BR><B>The Indians of Northwestern New Spain About... (read more)

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