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1 BACON, JOSEPHINE. The Doubleday Atlas Of The United States Of America.
Doubleday and Company, Inc., New York: 1990. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Welcome to the United States of America. Come travel the fifty states for both up-close and bird's-eye views of everything this exciting country has to offer. Full-color maps lead the way, showing important cities, roads, and topography. Full-color photographs offer insight into the more personal details of each place. 
Price: 9.45 USD
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University Press of Kansas, Lawrence: . CultureAmerica Series. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Tucked between the activist Sixties and the conservative Eighties lies a largely misunderstood and still under-appreciated decade. Now nine leading scholars of postwar America offer a revealing look at the Seventies and their rightful place in the epic narrative of American history. This is the first major work to relate the economic decline and cultural despair of the Seventies to the creative efforts that would reshape American society. Dogged by economic and political crises at home and foreign policy failures abroad, Americans responded to a growing sense of uncertainty in a variety of ways. Some explored the new freedoms promised by the social change movements of the late Sixties. Some challenged the technological verities that ruled corporate America. Others sought to create autonomous zones in the ruins of decaying cities or on the bleak landscape of anomic suburbia. And, against a backdrop of massive economic dislocation and bicentennial celebrations, many Americans struggled to redefine patriotism and the meaning of the American dream. Focusing on how Americans made sense of their changing world by analyzing such sources as film, popular music, use of public space, advertising campaigns, and patriot rituals, these essays interweave the themes of economic transformation, identity reconfiguration, and cultural uncertainty. The contributors cover such topics as the public's increasing mistrust of government, the reshaping of working-class identity, and the tensions between the ideological and economic origins of changing gender roles. From existential despair in popular culture to the reactions of youth subcultures, these provocative articles plot the lives of Americans struggling to redefine themselves as their nation moved into an uncertain future. Together they recapture the essence and spirit of that era--for those who lived it and for curious readers who have come of age since then and struggle to understand their own time. 
Price: 16.10 USD
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3 BARLETT, DONALD L.; STEELE, JAMES B. America: What Went Wrong?
Andrews and McNeel, Kansas City: 1992. 0836270010 / 9780836270013 s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 

Price: 1.19 USD
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Verso, London / NewYork: 1988. 0860912205 / 9780860912200 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition but there is extensive underlining in pencil. 
France's leading philosopher of post-modernism takes to the freeways of the New World. Lyrical, caustic, witty and infuriating, America is a collection of traveller's tales from the land of hyperreality. Translated into English from the French by Chris Turner. 
Price: 33.25 USD
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5 BEICHMAN, ARNOLD. Nine Lies About America.
Pocket Books, New York: 1973. 0671782924 / 9780671782924 s Softcover. Good condition. 

Price: 6.41 USD
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6 BENDINER, ROBERT. The Riddle Of The State Department.
Farrar & Rinehart, NY: 1942. First edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good reading copy. 
Analyis of the State Department's policies, internal orgnization, personnel and relations with the president. Comes with comprehensive index. 
Price: 34.49 USD
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7 BOHMBACH, DWIGHT. What's Right With America: 1986, A Handbook For Americans.
Bantam Books, New York: 1986. 0553257110 / 9780553257113 s Softcover. Good condition. 
An inspiring profile of the people, places and promise of this great land of liberty. Includes an Index. 
Price: 3.80 USD
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8 BROKAW, TOM. The Time Of Our Lives.
Random House, New York: 2011. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
A conversation about America - who we are, where we've been, and where we need to go now, to recapture the American dream. Inviting us to foster a rebirth of family, community, and civic engagement as profound as the one that helped win World War II, built our postwar prosperity, and ushered in the Civil Rights era, Brokaw traces the exciting, unnerving changes in modern life - in values, education, public service, housing, the Internet, and more - that have transformed American society in the decades since the age of thrift in which he was raised. Includes an Index. 
Price: 24.51 USD
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The Viking Press, New York: 1959. First American Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition considering its age but dustjacket has some chips missing from it. 
"Either America is the hope of the world, or it is nothing. There are those who have begun to despair of the West. It is for them that I am writing." Thus the author states his intention. The result is a book - in the tradition of Tocqueville and Bryce - in which we see ourselves through the sympathetic, critical eyes of a Frenchman who as Chaplain General of the Resistance has seen the life of action and as scholar, author, and priest knows the life of the spirit. Translated into English from the French by C. G. Paulding and Virgilia Peterson. 
Price: 7.34 USD
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10 BUNKER, STEVENS DANA (TEXT). Alaska: A Photographic Journey.
Crescent Books, New York: 1990. 0517001780 / 9780517001783 Second Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
When Secretary of State William Seward committed his historic "folly" of purchasing a distant chunk of wasteland from Russia in 1867, the vast majority of United States citizens could have been forgiven for doubting his sanity. Alaska has come a long way since the heady, lawless days that followed, when sourdoughs arrived in droves to seek their fortunes. Not for nothing did the Aleut call this the "Great Land," and Alaska - A Photographic Journey is a celebration of that greatness. 
Price: 23.70 USD
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Reader's Digest Association, Inc., New York: 1982. 0895771039 / 9780895771032 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
This book includes 125 loop trips describe almost 1,500 of the most interesting, beautiful, historic, and scenic places in America. Includes an Index. 
Price: 4.28 USD
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Reader's Digest Association, Inc., New York: 1982. 0895771039 / 9780895771032 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
This book includes 125 loop trips describe almost 1,500 of the most interesting, beautiful, historic, and scenic places in America. Includes an Index. 
Price: 4.28 USD
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Falcon Press, Helena and Billings: 1989. 0937959707 / 9780937959701 America On My Mind Series. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition. 
Here is a book for every who loves Minnesota. Here are photographs to delight the eye and lift the heart along with selected quotations from notable Minnesotans and others who love the state - Sinclair Lewis, Sigurd F. Olson, Frederick Manfred, Carol Bly, John Szarkowski, and many others. 
Price: 35.15 USD
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14 CLAGETT, JOHN. These Hallowed Grounds.
Hawthorn Books, New York: 1968. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Reading copy. Ex Library with usual stamping and labels. 
The American battle parks and monuments are important landmarks in American history. They are described here and much more is added. Includes an Index. 
Price: 23.75 USD
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15 CONLEY, PATRICK T.; CAMPBELL, PAUL. Providence: A Pictorial History.
Donning Company, Norfolk: 1982. 089865128X / 9780898651287 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 55.10 USD
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Sin Fronteras, Barcelona: 2001. 8466602518 / 9788466602518 1.a edicion. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Un recorrido por todo Estados Unidos, de la Costa Este a la Costa Oerste, desde grandes metropolis como Nueva York o Chicagi hasta parques naturales como Yellowstone, el Gran Canon o los volcanes de Hawai. Para disfrutar de paisaje, la cultura, la musica, la arquitectura o los espectaculos. 80 mapas y plans detallados, junto con la mejor seleccion de medios de transporte, alojamiento, restaurantes, espectaculos y compras. Inclye unpliego en color con fotografias de los lugares mas atractivos. 
Price: 24.46 USD
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17 COOKE, ALISTAIR. Alistair Cooke's America.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1973. 0394487265 / 9780394487267 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is worn and torn. 
Takes the story of the USA from before its discovery by Columbus up to the present day. The book is lavishly illustrated in color and black-and-white, with paintings, photographs and drawings which supplement the story. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.79 USD
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18 D'SOUZA, DINISH. What's So Great About America.
Regnery Publishing, Washington: 2001. 0895261537 / 9780895261533 Second Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
America is under attack as never before - not only from terrorists, but from people who provide a rationale for for terrorism. Islamic intellectuals declare America the "Great Satan." Europeans rail against American g"globalism" as embodied by McDonald's. D'Souza takes on all of America's critics and proves them wrong - as perhaps only a writer with an immigrant's understanding of this country can. Includes an Index. "This book is convincing, eye-opening, and ultimately uplifting. Buy it, and consider yourself lucky." - Ben Stein, TV host of Win Ben Stein's Money 
Price: 9.22 USD
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19 DE SEVERSKY, ALEXANDER P. America: Too Young To Die.
McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York: 1961. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 9.50 USD
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University of Chicago Press, Chicago and London: 2002. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Alexis de Tocqueville (1805-59) came to America in 1831 to see what a great republic was like. What struck him most was the country's equality of conditions, its democracy. The book he wrote on his return to France, Democracy in America, is both the best ever written on democracy and the best ever written on America. It remains the most often quoted book about the United States, not only because it has something to interest and please everyone, but also because it has something to teach everyone. When it was published in 2000, Harvey Mansfield and Delba Winthrop's new translation of Democracy in America—only the third since the original two-volume work was published in 1835 and 1840—was lauded in all quarters as the finest and most definitive edition of Tocqueville's classic thus far. Mansfield and Winthrop have restored the nuances of Tocqueville's language, with the expressed goal "to convey Tocqueville's thought as he held it rather than to restate it in comparable terms of today." The result is a translation with minimal interpretation, but with impeccable annotations of unfamiliar references and a masterful introduction placing the work and its author in the broader contexts of political philosophy and statesmanship. "The editors have written more than a mere introduction; they have written in fact a small book, a remarkably comprehensive and yet succinct study of Tocqueville's political thought. . . . Mansfield and Winthrop have made a remarkably comprehensive and tightly argued case for Tocqueville as the greatest political theorist of democracy, a theorist who is just as relevant today as he was in the nineteenth century." --Gordon S. Wood, New York Review of Books "It would be difficult to think of a greater service to the study of Tocqueville than the one performed by Mansfield and Winthrop in their impeccable new edition and translation of Democracy in America. . . . The publisher is justified in claiming that this version will henceforth be seen as the 'authoritative' edition in English." - Choice "The Mansfield-Winthrop work will henceforth be the preferred English version of Democracy in America not only because of the superior translation and critical apparatus, but also because of its long and masterly introductory essay, itself an important contribution to the literature on Tocqueville." --Roger Kimball, The New Criterion "If Tocqueville is an indispensable guide to understanding the American experience, Harvey C. Mansfield and Delba Winthrop are indispensable guides to Tocqueville himself. In the introduction to their fresh and limpid translation of Democracy in America—what will surely be the definitive translation for some time to come—they offer a helpful summary of Tocqueville's philosophical and political thought." --Thomas Pavel, Wall Street Journal "Democracy in America will continue to be read with profit as long as the United States survives as a republic and, indeed, as long as democracy endures. It deserves faithful translators, careful expositors and insightful commentators. In Mansfield and Winthrop it has found them." --Robert P. George, Times Literary Supplement "[A] major new translation. . . . Tocqueville's insights confirm his brilliance and remind us that many features of national character are virtually indestructible." --Robert J. Samuelson, Newsweek "This will be the English translation of Tocqueville for a long time, and it has the additional bonus that the introduction is as succinct an introduction to Tocqueville, or at least to the conservative view of him and his achievement, as one can find." --Adam Gopnik, The New Yorker 
Price: 20.90 USD
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