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AMERICAN HISTORY.

AMERICAN HISTORY.

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1 ANGLE, PAUL M. The American Reader.
Fawcett Publication, Greenwich: 1964. s Softcover. Vol. 3 only, The Nation Divided, selected from The American Reader. Reading copy with water stains. 
THE AMERICAN READER is a vividly unique portrait of our nation's past-a treaury of eyewitness accounts from contemporary letters, diaries, newspaper stories and other writings describing the important events in American history. The present volume, THE NATION DIVIDED, chronicles the turbulent period of the Civil War, and the bitter postwar era of Reconstruction. 
Price: 4.75 USD
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2 BANKS, PHILIP. Chrono-topical American History.
Cambridge Book Company, New York: 1954. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Presents a distinctive narration of the story of American history. Compleying with recommended procedures of educational authorities in the field of history, the author employed a chronological framework for relating essential facts about American colonial, political, military, economic and cultural history. Includes an index. 
Price: 4.80 USD
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3 BRADFORD, WILLIAM; WISH, HARVEY (EDITED AND INTRODUCTION BY). Of Plymouth Plantation.
Capricorn Books, New York: 1962. s Softcover. Good condition. Underlining and margin notes on some pages. 
Classic eyewitness accounts of the Mayflower, establishment of Thanksgiving, the destruction of Merry Mount and the Pilgrim Fathers of New England. 
Price: 12.59 USD
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4 BROKAW, TOM. The Greatest Generation Speaks: Letters And Reflections.
Random House, New York: 1999. 0375503943 / 9780375503948 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
"When I wrote about the men and women who came out of the Depression, who won great victories and made a lasting sacrifice in World War II and then returned home begin building the world we have today - the people I call the Greatest Generation - it was my way of saying thank you. But I was not prepared for the avalanche of letters and responses touched off by that book - more stories and wisdom from that generation and time. I had written a book about America, and now America was writing back." - Tom Brokaw, 
Price: 3.33 USD
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5 BURNS, JAMES MACGREGOR. The American Experiment: The Vineyard Of Liberty.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1983. 0394716299 / 9780394716299 First Vintage Books Edition. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. Stains on the top edges. 
The sunburst of leadership, political and intellectual, that marked the founding and shaping of the American nation-and the breakdown of leadership in the crisis that led to the Civil War. Includes an Index. "Burns succeedsin doing what every great Historian should do: enable the reader to know what it was like to have been there." - John Patrick Diggins, Los Angeles Times 
Price: 4.27 USD
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6 BUSHMAN, RICHARD L. The Refinement Of America Persons, Houses, Cities.
Random House, New York: 1993. 0679744142 / 9780679744146 s Softcover. Good condition. 
"The scope of this book is enormous... Bushman is a skilled researcher, and he has combed the archives of historical museums for his evidence, which he arranges neatly and intelligently." - Los Angelos Times Book Review. Includes an Index. 
Price: 14.92 USD
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7 DENEVI, DON; BERGEN, PHILIP. Alcatraz '46: The Anatomy Of A Classic Prison Tragedy.
Leswing Press, San Rafael: 1974. 0883392968 / 9780883392966 Eleventh Printing. s Softcover. Good condition. 
In superb style, brutally dramatic, DeNevi has reconstructed the famous Battle of Alcatraz and brought back vividly the mind-searing experience of that tragic incident. The author has fused desperation, violence, tragedy, and death in a book that you can't put down. 
Price: 8.41 USD
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8 GILL, WILLIAM J. The Ordeal Of Otto Otepka.
Arlington House, New Rochelle: 1969. 0870000543 / 9780870000546 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 7.84 USD
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9 JOHNSON, THOMAS H.; WISH, HARVEY (IN CONSULTATION WITH). The Oxford Companion To American History.
Oxford University Press, New York: 1966. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. Library discard. 
Most of the articles included are summaries of lives, events, and places significant in the founding and growth of the United States. There are 4,710 entries, 1,835 of which are biographical. The reader will find a convenient and reliable source of information on any point of importance in the history of the American nation. 
Price: 13.54 USD
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10 LERNER, MAX. America As A Civilization: Life And Thought In The Unites States Today.
Simon and Schuster, New York: 1957. Fourth Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. Dustjacket is worn and torn 
This author's emphasis is primarily on the inner meaning of contemporary American civilization and its relation to the world today. He sees America as a towering technology and culture with huge economic, military and political power, the only rival power-mass being Russia. Includes an index. 
Price: 3.94 USD
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11 LODGE, HENRY CABOT. Alexander Hamilton.
Houghton, Mifflin and Company, Boston and New York: 1899. Standard Library Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
This is a volume in the "American Statesman Series." Chapters are "Boyhood and Youth," "The Revolution," "Law and Politics," "The Constitution," "The Treasury and the Financial Policy," "The Results of the Financial Policy," "Party Contests," "Foreign Relations and the Maintenance of the Authority of the Government," "The Jay Treaty and the Adams Administration," "Professional Life-Duel and Death." Included are an appendix and an index. 
Price: 42.04 USD
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12 MAY, HENRY F. The End Of American Innocence: A Study Of The First Years Of Our Own Time, 1912-1917.
Quadrangle Paperbacks, Chicago: 1964. First Quadrangle Paperbacks Edition. s Softcover. Good Condition. 
A brilliant and original interpretation of the years just before World War I, when, the United States underwent a drastic revolution in taste, manners, morals, and ideas. The standards of the nineteenth century were toppled, and when the war was over, a new, less confident culture had emerged. Includes an index. 
Price: 6.81 USD
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13 MOEHLMAN, CONRAD HENRY. School And Church: The American Way: An Historical Approach To The Problem Of Religious Instruction In Public Education.
Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York and London: 1944. Third Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. Cover is somewhat shopworn, but text is clean. 
Chapters are "The American Protestant Age," "The Fundamental Surrenders of the Protestant Age," "On the Way to the Constitution," "The Radicalism of the First Amendment," "The Collapse of Protestant Parochial Education," "Is the Parochial School an Island Within American Life?," "The Sectarian School of Yesterday and the Free School of Today," "Can the Bible Return to the Classroom," and "Facing the Facts." Also includes notes, bibliography, and an index. 
Price: 16.15 USD
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14 PATERSON, THOMAS (EDITED BY). Major Problems In American Foreign Policy: Documents And Essays, Volume II Since 1914.
D. C. Heath & Co., Lexington: 1984. 0669064491 / 9780669064490 Second Edition. s Softcover. Good reading copy with underlining. 
Each chapter addresses a major theme or question over which contemporaries and scholars and writers have differed. 
Price: 14.49 USD
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15 PATERSON, THOMAS (EDITED BY). Major Problems In American Foreign Policy: Documents And Essays, Volume II Since 1914.
D. C. Heath & Co., Lexington: 1984. 0669064491 / 9780669064490 s Softcover. Good reading copy with underlining. 
Each chapter of book addresses a major theme or question over which contemporaries and scholars and writers have differed. 
Price: 14.25 USD
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16 PERRETT, GEOFFREY. Days Of Sadness, Years Of Triumph: The American People 1939-1945.
Coward-McCann, New York: 1973. 0698104889 / 9780698104884 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Reading copy. Ex library with usual stamps. Last page torn from book. 
Chronicles the history of the American people to reveal how a nation that stumbled into 1939 shaken, divided, confused and unhappy was, in a sense, remade, to emerge six years later strong, whole, and confident. Includes an Index. 
Price: 20.43 USD
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17 ROSE, LISLE A. The Cold War Comes To Main Street: America In 1950.
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence: 1999. 0700609288 / 9780700609284 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Engagingly written, this is a sophisticated synthesis that cuts to the core of a half-century of postwar national paranoia. It calls into question the assumptions of several generations of scholars about foreign affairs and domestic policies and will force readers to reconsider their assumptions about just when-and how-the nation lost its sense of community, confidence, and civility. 
Price: 17.29 USD
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18 SITKOFF, HARVARD. The Struggle For Black Equality 1954- 1980.
Farrar, Straus & Giroux, New York: 1981. 0809001446 / 9780809001446 s Softcover. Fair reading copy. Cover is slightly bent. Underlining on some pages. 
Sitkoff's book is a useful survey of the struggle for racial equality and justice from the Brown decision to 1980. Includes an Index. 
Price: 6.41 USD
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19 STARR, S. FREDERICK; BRANTLEY, ROBERT S. AND BRANTLEY, JAN WHITE (PHOTOGRAPHS BY). Southern Comfort: The Garden District Of New Orleans.
Princeton Architectural Press, New York: 1998. 1568981473 / 9781568981475 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition. 
"Southern Comfort is a multifaceted study of the Garden District from its inception in the early 1800's until the end of the 19th century...The book is a valuable contribution to Southern History and to the history of both American architecture and American cities.... 'Southern Comfort' is a landmark piece of scholarship on the area."-Anne Rice 
Price: 64.60 USD
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20 WOODWARD, BOB. The Agenda: Inside The Clinton White House.
Simon & Schuster, New York: 1994. 0671864866 / 9780671864866 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Very good condition with slight wear to the dustjacket. 
Working behind the scenes for the eighteen months following Bill Clinton's election. conducting hundreds of interviews with administration insiders and other key officials, and gaining access to confidential internal memos, diaries, and meeting notes, Woodward has discovered how the Clinton White House really worked. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.26 USD
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