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UNITED STATES HISTORY.

UNITED STATES HISTORY.

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1 Charters Of Freedom: Founding Documents Of American Democracy.
Konecky & Konecky, Old Saybrook: 2012. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
An invalable collction of the documents that shaped the history of the United States including: The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution, The Federalist Papers, The Emancipation Proclamation and Gettysburg Address, Key Inaugural Addresses, Congressional Acts, and Supreme Court Decisions. 
Price: 12.09 USD
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2 ADAMS, HENRY; HARBERT, EARL (NOTES). History Of The United States Of America During The Administrations Of Thomas Jefferson.
Library of America: 1986. 0940450348 / 9780940450349 Seventh Printing. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Like new. Comes in sturdy cardboard slipcase. 
Adams' famous history of the US during Jefferson's presidency. Includes index chronology and notes. 
Price: 38.48 USD
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3 ALLEN, DANIELLE. OUR DECLARATION: A READING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE IN DEFENSE OF EQUALITY.
W. W. Norton, New York: .2015. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Featured on the front page of the New York Times, Our Declaration is already regarded as a seminal work that reinterprets the promise of American democracy through our founding text. Combining a personal account of teaching the Declaration with a vivid evocation of the colonial world between 1774 and 1777, Allen, a political philosopher renowned for her work on justice and citizenship reveals our nation's founding text to be an animating force that not only changed the world more than two-hundred years ago, but also still can. Challenging conventional wisdom, she boldly makes the case that the Declaration is a document as much about political equality as about individual liberty. Beautifully illustrated throughout, Our Declaration is an "uncommonly elegant, incisive, and often poetic primer on America's cardinal text" (David M. Kennedy). Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize, Society of American Historians Danielle Allen, a professor of social science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, is a political philosopher widely known for her work on justice and citizenship in both ancient Athens and modern America. She lives in Princeton with her husband and two children. The book is a tour de force of close textual analysis. --Gordon S. Wood, New York Review of Books Our Declaration is an artful, often elegiac meditation on the meaning of Jefferson's famous words for our time. Allen brings the analytical skills of a philosopher, the voice of a gifted memorialist, and the spirit of a soulful humanist to the task at hand, and manages to do something quite rare, find new meaning in Jefferson s understanding of equality. -- Joseph J. Ellis, author of Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence Our Declaration sets forth a bold thesis & Allen s passion for each of the Declaration s 1,337 words is admirable. -- Steven B. Smith, New York Times Book Review This wise and rich book is what we need in these troubled times a robust and persuasive defense of equality and liberty grounded in our national scripture. Danielle Allen is a towering political philosopher of the democratic art of being and a force for good! -- Cornel West, author of Democracy Matters: Winning the War on Imperialism --Danielle Allen celebrates the Declaration of Independence by reading it closely line by line, comma by comma and invites her fellow citizens to do the same. The result is a richly rewarding book that demonstrates the pleasures of slow reading, the power of words to shape events, and the importance of equality to democratic life. -- Michael Sandel, author of What Money Can t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets Danielle Allen's poignant and personal reflection on the Declaration of Independence is a rare and singular work &[S]he has written a book that throws open a door to a large circle of readers: anyone with a stake in democracy. Her observations about the importance of language in building and sustaining a republic are especially resonant and worthy of the towering rhetoric of the Declaration. Our Declaration holds the promise of both discovery and rediscovery whether you've never read the Declaration or have memorized each of its 1,337 words. --Ann Marie Lipinski, curator, Nieman Foundation for Journalism, Harvard University Our Declaration is a primer on all that we have been missing & Not just an invaluable civics lesson but also a poignant personal memoir & Allen is an evangelist for this romantic moment in American history when men of uncommon vision and political deftness stated their case and listed their grievances against the most powerful nation on Earth. --Thane Rosenbaum, The Washington Post An astounding new book that should reinvigorate public understanding of the founding document of the United States & Reading Ms. Allen makes reading the Declaration meaningful and enjoyable a powerful enough lesson it is't own right. -- Sarah J. Purcell, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette At once simple, sharp and deftly executed. -- Kirkus Reviews 
Price: 16.10 USD
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4 ALLEN, DANIELLE. OUR DECLARATION: A READING OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE IN DEFENSE OF EQUALITY.
W. W. Norton, New York: .2015. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Featured on the front page of the New York Times, Our Declaration is already regarded as a seminal work that reinterprets the promise of American democracy through our founding text. Combining a personal account of teaching the Declaration with a vivid evocation of the colonial world between 1774 and 1777, Allen, a political philosopher renowned for her work on justice and citizenship reveals our nation's founding text to be an animating force that not only changed the world more than two-hundred years ago, but also still can. Challenging conventional wisdom, she boldly makes the case that the Declaration is a document as much about political equality as about individual liberty. Beautifully illustrated throughout, Our Declaration is an "uncommonly elegant, incisive, and often poetic primer on America's cardinal text" (David M. Kennedy). Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize, Society of American Historians Danielle Allen, a professor of social science at the Institute for Advanced Study in Princeton, New Jersey, is a political philosopher widely known for her work on justice and citizenship in both ancient Athens and modern America. She lives in Princeton with her husband and two children. The book is a tour de force of close textual analysis. --Gordon S. Wood, New York Review of Books Our Declaration is an artful, often elegiac meditation on the meaning of Jefferson's famous words for our time. Allen brings the analytical skills of a philosopher, the voice of a gifted memorialist, and the spirit of a soulful humanist to the task at hand, and manages to do something quite rare, find new meaning in Jefferson s understanding of equality. -- Joseph J. Ellis, author of Revolutionary Summer: The Birth of American Independence Our Declaration sets forth a bold thesis & Allen s passion for each of the Declaration s 1,337 words is admirable. -- Steven B. Smith, New York Times Book Review This wise and rich book is what we need in these troubled times a robust and persuasive defense of equality and liberty grounded in our national scripture. Danielle Allen is a towering political philosopher of the democratic art of being and a force for good! -- Cornel West, author of Democracy Matters: Winning the War on Imperialism --Danielle Allen celebrates the Declaration of Independence by reading it closely line by line, comma by comma and invites her fellow citizens to do the same. The result is a richly rewarding book that demonstrates the pleasures of slow reading, the power of words to shape events, and the importance of equality to democratic life. -- Michael Sandel, author of What Money Can t Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets Danielle Allen's poignant and personal reflection on the Declaration of Independence is a rare and singular work &[S]he has written a book that throws open a door to a large circle of readers: anyone with a stake in democracy. Her observations about the importance of language in building and sustaining a republic are especially resonant and worthy of the towering rhetoric of the Declaration. Our Declaration holds the promise of both discovery and rediscovery whether you've never read the Declaration or have memorized each of its 1,337 words. --Ann Marie Lipinski, curator, Nieman Foundation for Journalism, Harvard University Our Declaration is a primer on all that we have been missing & Not just an invaluable civics lesson but also a poignant personal memoir & Allen is an evangelist for this romantic moment in American history when men of uncommon vision and political deftness stated their case and listed their grievances against the most powerful nation on Earth. --Thane Rosenbaum, The Washington Post An astounding new book that should reinvigorate public understanding of the founding document of the United States & Reading Ms. Allen makes reading the Declaration meaningful and enjoyable a powerful enough lesson it is't own right. -- Sarah J. Purcell, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette At once simple, sharp and deftly executed. -- Kirkus Reviews 
Price: 26.55 USD
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5 ALLEN, FREDERICK LEWIS. Only Yesterday: An Informal History Of The Nineteen-twenties.
Perennial Library, New York: 1964. 0060800046 / 9780060800048 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 2.85 USD
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6 ALLEN, FREDERICK LEWIS. Only Yesterday: An Informal History Of The Nineteen-twenties.
Perennial Library, New York: 1964. 0060800046 / 9780060800048 s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 

Price: 2.85 USD
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7 ALLEN, FREDERICK LEWIS. The Big Change.
Harper & Bros. Publishers, NY: 1952. Book Club Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is quite worn. 
A new and hopeful kind of history - the story of how great changes in the United States have affected everyone. Includes index and appendix. 
Price: 3.80 USD
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8 ALLEN, LESLIE. Liberty: The Statue And The American Dream.
Summit Books, New York: 1986. 0671611739 / 9780671611736 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
A book that was put out during the commemoration of the Statue of Liberty. It is quite descriptive and the pictures come from the archives of the Ellis Island Foundation. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.88 USD
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9 ANDERSON, NANCY SCOTT; ANDERSON, DWIGHT. The Generals; Ulysses S. Grant And Robert E. Lee.
Wings Books, New York: 1987. 0517118858 / 9780517118856 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
This full-scale, engrossing dual biography follows the two men from their childhoods through West Point, the Army, The Mexican War, the 1850's....and through the years of the Civil War. Includes an Index. 
Price: 31.11 USD
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10 ANDREWS, CHARLES M. Our Earliest Colonial Settlements.
Great Seal Books, Cornell University Press, Ithaca: 1959. First Great Seal Press Printing. s Softcover. Reading copy. Undelining on some pages. 
Focus is on the 17th century, with separate chapters on Sir Walter Raleigh, Virginia, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and Maryland. Includes index. 
Price: 5.70 USD
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11 ANDREWS, SIDNEY; RICHARDSON, HEATHER COX (ABRIDGED WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION BY). The South Since The War: As Shown By Fourteen Weeks Of Travel And Observations In Georgia And The Carolinas
Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge: 2004 0807129577 / 9780807129579 First Printing. s Softcover. Very good condition 
Five months after the end of the Civil War, a northern journalist Sidney Andrews toured the former Confederacy to report on the political, economic, and social conditions in the aftermath of the South's defeat. This picture of the postwar South is a true classic and an excellent, accessible primary resource. Includes an Index. 
Price: 27.08 USD
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12 APPLEBY, JOYCE O. (EDITOR) Materialism And Morality In The American Past: Themes And Sources, 1600-1860.
Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Reading: 1974. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 28.50 USD
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13 ARNOF, DOROTHY S. A Sense Of The Past: Readings In American History.
Macmillan Publishing Company, New York: 1967. Revised Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. Front and back cover are dogeared. 

Price: 4.04 USD
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14 ARON, PAUL. Unsolved Mysteries Of American History: An Eye-opening Journey Through 500 Years Of Discoveries, Disappearances And Baffling Events.
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York: 1997. 0471283681 / 9780471283683 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 18.76 USD
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15 ASBURY, HERBERT. The Gangs Of New York: An Informal History Of The Underworld.
Alfred Knopf, New York: 1928. Eighth Printing. April 1929 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good reading copy with underlining on some pages. B&W illustrated boards. Covers are slightly worn and chipped. 
History of gangs in New York in the 19th century and their influence on the underworld in the 20th century. Includes an Index. 
Price: 200.21 USD
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16 ATHEARN, ROBERT. American Heritage Illustrated History Of The United States, Volume 2: Colonial America.
Dell Publishing Company, New York: 1963. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. 

Price: 2.38 USD
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17 ATHEARN, ROBERT. American Heritage Illustrated History Of The United States, Volume 3: The Revolution.
Dell Publishing Company, New York: 1963. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. 

Price: 3.33 USD
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18 ATHEARN, ROBERT. American Heritage Illustrated History Of The United States, Volume 4: A New Nation.
Dell Publishing Company, New York: 1963. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. 

Price: 4.28 USD
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19 AYRES, THOMAS. That's Not In My American History Book: A Compilation Of Little-known Events And Forgotten Heroes.
Taylor Trade Publishing, Lanham: 2004. 0878331859 / 9780878331857 First Paerback Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 23.04 USD
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20 BABCOCK, C. MERTON. The American Frontier: A Social And Literary Record.
Holt, Rinehart & Winston, New York: 1965. s Softcover. Fair condition. Cover has slight chips and tears. 
Frontier America, which refuses to be fenced in by natural, social, or political barriers, is more properly thought of as a direction, or possibly a momentum, than as a geographical expanse or cultural region. 
Price: 8.55 USD
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