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161 GIBSON, ALAN. Understanding The Founding: The Crucial Questions.
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence: . Second Edition, Revised and Expanded. American Political Thought Series. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
The first edition of Alan Gibson's Understanding the Founding is widely regarded as an invaluable guide to the last century's key debates surrounding America's founding. This new edition retains all of the strengths of the original while adding a substantial new section addressing a major but previously unaddressed issue and also significantly revising Gibson's invaluable conclusion and bibliography. In the original edition, which built upon his previous work in Interpreting the Founding, Gibson addressed four key questions: Were the Framers motivated by their economic interests? How democratic was the Framers' Constitution? Should we interpret the Founding using philosophical or strictly historical approaches? What traditions of political thought were most important to the Framers? He focused especially on the preconceptions that scholars brought to these questions, explored the deepest sources of scholars' disagreements over them, and suggested new and thoughtful lines of interpretation and inquiry. His incisive analysis brought clarity to the complex and sprawling debates and shed new light on the institutional and intellectual foundations of the American political system. Gibson has now added a path-breaking new chapter entitled "How Could They Have Done That? Founding Scholarship and the Question of Moral Responsibility," which reprises and critiques one of the most important and most vexing contemporary debates on the American founding. The new chapter focuses on how the men who fought a revolution in the name of liberty and declared to the world that "all men are created equal" could have supported the institution of slavery and even owned slaves themselves, accepted the legal and social subordination of women, and been responsible for Indian removal and genocide against Native Americans. Efforts to criticize or defend the Founders on these issues now constitute a daunting body of scholarship addressing what David Brion Davis has called the "dilemmas of slaveholding revolutionaries." Gibson's astute and fair-minded analysis of this scholarship offers keen insights into how we might move toward more mature and responsible evaluations of the Founders. 
Price: 23.70 USD
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162 GIBSON, ALAN. Understanding The Founding: The Crucial Questions.
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence: . Second Edition, Revised and Expanded. American Political Thought Series. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The first edition of Alan Gibson's Understanding the Founding is widely regarded as an invaluable guide to the last century's key debates surrounding America's founding. This new edition retains all of the strengths of the original while adding a substantial new section addressing a major but previously unaddressed issue and also significantly revising Gibson's invaluable conclusion and bibliography. In the original edition, which built upon his previous work in Interpreting the Founding, Gibson addressed four key questions: Were the Framers motivated by their economic interests? How democratic was the Framers' Constitution? Should we interpret the Founding using philosophical or strictly historical approaches? What traditions of political thought were most important to the Framers? He focused especially on the preconceptions that scholars brought to these questions, explored the deepest sources of scholars' disagreements over them, and suggested new and thoughtful lines of interpretation and inquiry. His incisive analysis brought clarity to the complex and sprawling debates and shed new light on the institutional and intellectual foundations of the American political system. Gibson has now added a path-breaking new chapter entitled "How Could They Have Done That? Founding Scholarship and the Question of Moral Responsibility," which reprises and critiques one of the most important and most vexing contemporary debates on the American founding. The new chapter focuses on how the men who fought a revolution in the name of liberty and declared to the world that "all men are created equal" could have supported the institution of slavery and even owned slaves themselves, accepted the legal and social subordination of women, and been responsible for Indian removal and genocide against Native Americans. Efforts to criticize or defend the Founders on these issues now constitute a daunting body of scholarship addressing what David Brion Davis has called the "dilemmas of slaveholding revolutionaries." Gibson's astute and fair-minded analysis of this scholarship offers keen insights into how we might move toward more mature and responsible evaluations of the Founders. 
Price: 47.50 USD
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163 GOLDMAN, ERIC F. Rendezvous With Destiny: A History Of Modern American Reform.
Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1952. First Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
A history of political reform from a liberal point of view commencing after the United States Civil War. "No one can come away from this important book without a new sense of the variety and flexibility and strength, the vanity and the gullibility, the shame and glory of American liberalism." Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. 
Price: 24.23 USD
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164 GOODWIN, DORIS KEARNS. No Ordinary Time - Franklin And Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front In World War II.
Simon and Schuster, New York: 1994. 0671642405 / 9780671642402 Fourth printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
A compelling chronicle of a nation and its leaders during the period when modern America was created. Presenting an aspect of American history that has never been fully told, Doris Kearns Goodwin writes a brilliant narrative account of how the United States of 1940, an isolationist country divided along class lines, still suffering the ravages of a decade-long depression and woefully unprepared for war, was unified by a common threat and the extraordinary leadership of Franklin Roosevelt to become, only five years later, the preeminent economic and military power in the world. Includes photos and an Index. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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165 GOODWYN, LAWRENCE. The Populist Moment: A Short History Of The Agrarian Revolt In America.
Oxford University Press, New York: 1978. 0195024176 / 9780195024173 s Softcover. Brand new book. 
This condensed version of Lawrence Goodwyn's Democratic Promise, the highly-acclaimed study on American Populism which the Civil Liberties Review called "a brilliant, comprehensive study," offers new political language designed to provide a fresh means of assessing both democracy and authoritarianism today. Lawrence Goodwyn is a Professor of History at Duke University. "A history of Populism that will be the new standard against which all future efforts must be measured." - The Progressive 
Price: 18.95 USD
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166 GORDON, IRVING L. American Studies: A Conceptual Approach.
Amsco School Publications, New York: 1979. 0877206031 / 9780877206033 Revised Edition. s Softcover. Reading copy. 
Presents the traditional topics - government, economy, and foreign policy - but with new perspectives and insights. Focuses attention upon significant developments and concepts. The text uses a uses a case study approach. Contains much illustrative material and an Index. 
Price: 5.42 USD
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167 GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE. Commemoration Ceremony In Honor Of The Two Hundredth Anniversary Of The First Continental Congress.
Government Printing Office, Washington D.C.: 1975. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 37.53 USD
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168 GRIMES, ALAN P. The Puritan Ethic And Woman Suffrage.
Oxford University Press, New York: 1967. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Investigates the women's suffrage movement in the two states where it was first adopted in the 1870s and the 1880s: Utah and Wyoming. The author also takes a close look at the voting record of Congressmen on the issues of woman's rights, Prohibition, and immigrant restriction at the time, just before World War I, when the issues were being fiercely debated in Congress. Includes an Index. 
Price: 20.85 USD
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169 GURA, PHILIP F. The American Antiquarian Society, 1812-2012: A Bicentennial History.
American Antiquarian Society, Worcester: 2012. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Founded in Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1812 by Isaiah Thomas, the patriot printer and leading publisher of the new nation, the American Antiquarian Society reflects his vision for the printed record of America's history-its preservation and its interpretation. Over two centuries, beginning with Thomas's gift of his own extensive library of books and newspapers, this learned society has become widely recognized as a national treasure. The collections are an indispensable resource for everyone interested in studying the United States to 1876. Scholars, artists, and writers benefit from the library collections and its fellowship programs to conduct research resulting in books and other works that frequently earn national awards. The Society also offers lectures, seminars and conferences, programs for teachers, and a rich website for diverse audiences. This volume traces the development of the library and the role the Society's librarians have played as collectors, scholars of American writing and publishing, and stewards of the nation's history. Readers will meet Isaiah Thomas and his successors at the Society's helm: Christopher Columbus Baldwin, Samuel Foster Haven, Edmund Mills Barton, Clarence Brigham, Clifford K. Shipton, Marcus A. McCorison, and Ellen S. Dunlap. Each has moved the Society forward by deftly matching the institution's needs with local and national developments. The Society celebrates its bicentennial as a leading independent research library, a pioneer in the digitization of its collections, and a center of scholarship for the study of American history and culture. The American Antiquarian Society-pride and joy of its founder Isaiah Thomas-holds the DNA of our shared national patrimony. On the occasion of its bicentennial, this uniquely American library has published a copiously illustrated history that is at once scholarly in purpose, rich in probing insight, and brimming with narrative detail. While keenly alert to the evolution of the Society, Philip F. Gura's guiding approach has been more finely focused on its intellectual development as a cultural repository of extraordinary consequence, with careful attention given to the people who have shaped and nurtured it into the twenty-first century. The founding spirit of this remarkable institution-a bookman for the ages "touched early by the gentlest of infirmities, bibliomania"-would be mightily pleased, I am certain, with this magisterial tribute to his enduring legacy. -Nicholas A. Basbanes, author of A World of Letters: Yale University Press, 1908-2008 and A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books. Philip F. Gura, William S. Newman Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture since 2000, has taught at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill since 1987. Widely recognized for his scholarship, Gura, who first visited the American Antiquarian Society as a reader in 1971, considers his election to membership in 1988 one of his highest honors. He is the author of many books, including American Transcendentalism: A History (2007), finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award (nonfiction) and Truth's Ragged Edge: The Rise of the American Novel (forthcoming in 2013). 
Price: 56.05 USD
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170 HAIRR, JOHN. Guilford Courthouse: Nathaniel Greene's Defeat, March 15, 1781.
DaCapo Press, Cambridge: 2002. 0306811715 / 9780306811715 First Edition. s Softcover. Very good condition. 

Price: 17.15 USD
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171 HAMBY, ALONZO L. The Imperial Years: The United States Since 1939.
Longman Inc., New York: 1978. 0582281016 / 9780582281011 Fourth Printing. s Softcover. Good condition with previous owner's name label on front end paper and stamped on top edge. Slight stain on edge. 
An extensive and analytical look back at the course of American history since 1939. Includes an Index. 
Price: 23.51 USD
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172 HAMILTON, ALEXANDER, JAMES MADISON & JOHN JAY; BOURNE, EDWARD GAYLORD (WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY). The Federalist: A Commentary On The Constitution Of The United States.
Tudor Publishing Co., New York: 1947. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good reading copy. 
Includes The Federalist in two books, an appendix containing the Constitution and the Articles of Confederacy, and an Index. Dark green binding with gold lettering. 
Price: 19.48 USD
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173 HAMLIN, TALBOT FAULKNER. The Yale Pageant Of America: The American Spirit In Architecture, Volume Xiii.
United States Publishers Association, New York: 1976. Independence Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 

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174 HANDLIN, OSCAR; SCHLESINGER, ARTHUR MEIER; MORISON, SAMUEL ELIOT; MERK, FREDERICK; SCHLESINGER, JR., ARTHUR MEIR; BUCK, PAUL HERMAN. Harvard Guide To American History.
The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge: 1966. Fifth Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket with protective mylar covering. Good reading copy. Library discard. 
Addressed to the intelligent general reader, to the writer, to the student, and to the scholar. A truly comprehensive guide to the whole field of American history since its Discovery. Includes an Index. 
Price: 17.34 USD
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175 HARGREAVES, ROBERT. Superpower: A Portrait Of America In The 70's.
St. Martin's, NY: 1973. First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
Attempts to bring America back to Americans, by surveying the extraordinary diversity and vitality of this country in a single volume. Includes an Index. 
Price: 11.16 USD
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176 HARLOW, RALPH VOLNEY. The United States: From Wilderness To World Power.
Henry Holt and Company, New York: 1949. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition considering its age. 

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177 HARRIS III, CHARLES H. & SADLER, LOUIS R. The Great Call-up: The Guard, The Border, And The Mexican Revolution.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2015. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
On June 18, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson called up virtually the entire army National Guard, some 150,000 men, to meet an armed threat to the United States: border raids covertly sponsored by a Mexican government in the throes of revolution. The Great Call-Up tells for the first time the complete story of this unprecedented deployment and its significance in the history of the National Guard, World War I, and U.S.-Mexico relations. Often confused with the regular-army operation against Pancho Villa and overshadowed by the U.S. entry into World War I, the great call-up is finally given due treatment here by two premier authorities on the history of the Southwest border. Marshaling evidence drawn from newspapers, state archives, reports to Congress, and War Department documents, Charles H. Harris III and Louis R. Sadler trace the call-up's state-based deployment from San Antonio and Corpus Christi, along the Texas and Arizona borders, to California. Along the way, they tell the story of this mass mobilization by examining each unit as it was called up by state, considering its composition, missions, and internal politics. Through this period of intensive training, the Guard became a truly cohesive national, then international, force. Some units would even go directly from U.S. border service to the battlefields of World War I France, remaining overseas until 1919. Balancing sweeping change over time with a keen eye for detail, The Great Call-Up unveils a little-known yet vital chapter in American military history. Contains 35 black and white illustrations, 2 maps, 1 table. Charles H. Harris III, professor emeritus of history at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. He has coauthored half a dozen books, including The Texas Rangers and the Mexican Revolution: The Bloodiest Decade, 1910-1920, The Secret War in El Paso: Mexican Revolutionary Intrigue, 1906-1920, and The Plan de San Diego: Tejano Rebellion, Mexican Intrigue. Louis R. Sadler, professor emeritus of history at New Mexico State University, Las Cruces. He has coauthored half a dozen books, including The Texas Rangers and the Mexican Revolution: The Bloodiest Decade, 1910-1920, The Secret War in El Paso: Mexican Revolutionary Intrigue, 1906-1920, and The Plan de San Diego: Tejano Rebellion, Mexican Intrigue. "This superbly researched book will be the definitive source for the study of military and border history. With lively writing and encyclopedic coverage, the authors chronicle the first mobilization of the twentieth century, detailing the challenges facing the new soldiers as they were posted to remote stations along the 2,000-mile U.S.-Mexican border. Motivated by fears of war with Mexico, The Great Call-Up was a tremendous challenge and served as a dress rehearsal for U.S. entry into World War I."—Richard Griswold del Castillo, Professor Emeritus of History, San Diego State University, and coauthor of Csar Chavez: A Triumph of Spirit "In The Great Call-Up, authors Charles Harris III and Louis R. Sadler, provide the first historical account of the 1916 mobilization of nearly all the National Guard units—some 100,000 men placed along the U.S. border with Mexico. A lively narrative about the officers and men and their adventures and misadventures patrolling the frontier with Mexico, The Great Call-Up is fundamental reading for anyone curious about the events in the borderlands during the early Mexican revolution, and for anyone attempting to place today's U.S.-Mexican border policies into historical perspective."—William H. Beezley, author of Mexico in World History and Judas at the Jockey Club and Other Episodes of Porfirian Mexico 
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178 HARRIS, BENJAMIN BUTLER; DILLON, RICHARD H. (EDITOR & ANNOTATOR). The Gila Trail: The Texas Argonauts And The California Gold Rush.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 1984 0806118822 / 9780806118826 Second Printing. s Softcover. Good condition with date on free end paper. 
Reminiscences of experiences on the Gila Trail and in the Mother Lode mining camps of 1849-50 make first rate reading for western Americana enthusiasts. Includes an Index. 
Price: 66.50 USD
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179 HAWTHORNE, JULIAN. The History Of The United States From 1492 To 1912-- Volume II.
P.F. Collier and Son, New York: 1912. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Fair condition. Top of spine has been chipped off. 
Covers from the Batle of Bunker Hill on June 17. 1775 to the Annexation of Texas on Marcjh 1, 1845 
Price: 14.25 USD
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180 HAWTHORNE, JULIAN. The History Of The United States From 1492 To 1913--3 Vol.
P.F. Collier and Son, New York: 1913. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. The binding is severely broken and on the verge of coming apart from the book proper. 
A History, witrh some drawings of the history of the United States up until the year 1913. 
Price: 18.76 USD
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