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201 HOFSTADTER, RICHARD. Great Issues In American History: From The Revolution To The Civil War, 1765-1865 (volume II).
Vintage Books, New York: 1960. 0394705416 / 9780394705415 s Softcover. Good condition. 
Gathers significant documents from a hundred years of fervent debate, from the Jacksonian era up to the Civil War. Includes an Index. 
Price: 14.25 USD
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202 HOGG, IAN; BATCHELOR, JOHN. Armies Of The American Revolution.
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs: 1975. 0130465739 / 9780130465733 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 22.56 USD
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203 HOLT, MICHAEL F. The Fate Of Their Country: Politicians, Slavery Extension, And The Coming Of The Civil War.
Hill and Wang, New York: 2004. 0809095181 / 9780809095186 First Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket in protective mylar cover. Good condition. There is a tear in the front top by spine. Library discard. 

Price: 27.79 USD
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204 HOLT, MICHAEL F. The Rise And Fall Of The American Whig Party: Jacksonian Politics And The Onset Of The Civil War.
Oxford University Press, Oxford: 2003. 0195161041 / 9780195161045 Reprint Edition. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Here, Michael F. Holt gives us the only comprehensive history of the Whigs ever written. He offers a panoramic account of the tumultuous antebellum period, a time when a flurry of parties and larger-than-life politicians--Andrew Jackson, John C. Calhoun, Martin Van Buren, and Henry Clay--struggled for control as the U.S. inched towards secession. It was an era when Americans were passionately involved in politics, when local concerns drove national policy, and when momentous political events--like the Annexation of Texas and the Kansas-Nebraska Act--rocked the country. Amid this contentious political activity, the Whig Party continuously strove to unite North and South, emerging as the nation's last great hope to prevent secession. "The Rise and Fall of the Whig Party is a magesterial work, one that cannot be neglected by nineteenth-century historians even if their particular emphasis is not political history. While it is intended to be the history of a political party, it has something worthwhile to say about almost every major issue in United States history from the nullification controversy of 1832 to the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854."- Civil War History , March 2000 Includes an Index. 
Price: 56.00 USD
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205 HOWE, IRVING & LIBO, KENNETH. How We Lived: A Documentary History Of Immigrant Jews In America 1880 - 1930.
Richard Marek Publishers, New York: 1979. 0399900519 / 9780399900518 h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket has slight chips and tears. 
Evokes an intimate yet objective sense of life in the immigrant Jewish milieu during the late years of the nineteenth century and the early years of the twentieth century. 
Price: 11.40 USD
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206 HUBERMAN, LEO. We The People.
Harper & Bros., New York: 1947. Revised Edition. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 

Price: 13.78 USD
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207 IRVING, WASHINGTON. Washington Irving's Works: Astoria Or Anecdotes Of An Enterprise Beyond The Rocky Mountains / Salmagundi / The Adventures Of Captain Bonneville.
Frank F. Lovell and Company, New York. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Fair condition. 
This nineteenth century edition has marbelized end papers. Unlike Washington Irving's most famous stories, these are non-fiction works. 
Price: 37.53 USD
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208 ISAACS, ARNOLD R. Without Honor: Defeat In Vietnam And Cambodia.
Vintage Books, New York: October 1984. 0394725956 / 9780394725956 First Vintage Books Edition. s Softcover. Very good reading copy. 
This stunning, authoritative account of one of the century's most harrowing human catastrophes - the fall of South Vietnam - was written by a journalist who spent the last years of the war in Indochina. Based on firsthand observations, recently declassified data, interviews and field reports, it brings to light previously unreported aspects of the Vietnam story. Includes an Index. 
Price: 16.39 USD
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209 JACKSON, DONALD DALE & THE EDITORS OF TIME-LIFE BOOKS. Twenty Million Yankees: The Northern Home Front.
Time-Life Books, Alexandria: 1985. 0809447533 / 9780809447534 The Civil War Series. Reinforced Library Binding. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Here is a highly graphic view of the American Civil War from a Northern perspective. It shows that the North was far from monolithic with regard to the war. Includes an Index. 
Price: 25.89 USD
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210 JACKSON, DONALD DALE & THE EDITORS OF TIME-LIFE BOOKS. Twenty Million Yankees: The Northern Home Front.
Time-Life Books, Alexandria: 1985. 0809447533 / 9780809447534 The Civil War Series. Reinforced Library Binding. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Here is a highly graphic view of the American Civil War from a Northern perspective. It shows that the North was far from monolithic with regard to the war. Includes an Index. 
Price: 27.08 USD
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211 JACKSON, DONALD DALE & THE EDITORS OF TIME-LIFE BOOKS. Twenty Million Yankees: The Northern Home Front.
Time-Life Books, Alexandria: 1985. 0809447533 / 9780809447534 The Civil War Series. Reinforced Library Binding. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good condition. 
Here is a highly graphic view of the American Civil War from a Northern perspective. It shows that the North was far from monolithic with regard to the war. Includes an Index. 
Price: 28.98 USD
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212 JEFFERSON, THOMAS; KOCH, ADRIENNE & PEDEN, WILLIAM (EDITED, AND WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY). The Life And Selected Writings Of Thomas Jefferson.
Random House, New York: 1944. Modern Library Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Edges of dustjacket edges chipped. Some marks in the text. Reading copy. 
Includes Thomas Jefferson's Autobiography, the complete Anas, the Travel Journals, the essay on Anglo-Saxon, Biographical Sketches of Famous Men, Notes on Virginia, and a number of Letters. Includes an index. 
Price: 29.30 USD
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213 JENNINGS, N. A.; PROCTER, BEN ( EDITED BY). A Texas Ranger.
R. R. Donnelley & Son's Company, Chicago: 1992. The Lakeside Classics Series. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
"In mid-June, 1865, although the Confederacy had capitulated two months earlier and organized military resistance had ended, not one Union soldier was on Texas soil. Yet the ravages of war and the humiliation of defeat were readily apparent. And so begins A Texas Ranger. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.31 USD
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214 JENNINGS, N. A.; PROCTER, BEN ( EDITED BY). A Texas Ranger.
R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company, Chicago: 1992. The Lakeside Classics Series. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
"In mid-June, 1865, although the Confederacy had capitulated two months earlier and organized military resistance had ended, not one Union soldier was on Texas soil. Yet the ravages of war and the humiliation of defeat were readily apparent. And so begins A Texas Ranger. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.31 USD
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215 JENNINGS, N. A.; PROCTER, BEN ( EDITED BY). A Texas Ranger.
R. R. Donnelley & Son's Company, Chicago: 1992. The Lakeside Classics Series. h Hardcover no dustjacket. Good reading copy has slight marks on cover. 
"In mid-June, 1865, although the Confederacy had capitulated two months earlier and organized military resistance had ended, not one Union soldier was on Texas soil. Yet the ravages of war and the humiliation of defeat were readily apparent. And so begins A Texas Ranger. Includes an Index. 
Price: 8.31 USD
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216 JENSEN, OLIVER (EDITOR IN CHARGE). The Nineties: Glimpses Of A Lost But Lively World.
American Heritage Press, New York: 1967. First Edition (Unstated). h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Contains "1890" by W. A. Swanberg, "Chicago" by Robert S. Gallagher, "The Making of the President, 1896" by Stephen Hess, "Lights and Shadows" a collection of photographs, "Morgan to the Rescue" by Āndy Logan, "When Everyone Knew What He Liked" by David G. Lowe, A Nineties Reader,"A Boyhood in the Nineties" by Gerard E. Jensen, "Innocent Merriment (More or Less) by Heywood Hale Broun, "A Fling at Empire," "The Spanish Fleet Comes Out To Die" by Walter Millis, "On the Making of Splendid Little Wars" by Ralph Andrist, "Hapless Horatio, The Gilded Hack" by Robert S. Gallagher, "The Nineties Look to the Future" by H. G. Wells, and "Who Cares?" by Charles Dana Gibson. 
Price: 8.98 USD
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217 JENSEN, OLIVER (EDITOR). American Heritage: The Magazine Of History, October 1963, Volume 14, Number 6.
American Heritage Press, New York: 1963. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Articles include: "Nature's God and the Founding Fathers" by E. M. Halliday; "The Tragic Dream of Jean Ribaut" by Sherwood Harris; "The Cowhand" by Ona Lee McKeen; "'Old Abe' The Battle of Eagle" by Bruce Catton; "The Steamboat's Charter of Freedom" by George Dangerfield; "The Strike that made a President" by Francis Russell; "Niihau: A Shoal of Time" by Gavan Daws and Timothy Head; "Faces From the Past -XII" by Richard M. Ketchum; "The Parlor" by Russell Lynes; "In the Name of the Great Jehovah and the Continental Congress!" by Kenneth S. Davis; and "Reading, Writing, and History" by Bruce Catton. 
Price: 28.50 USD
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218 JILLSON, CAL. The American Dream: In History, Politics, And Fiction.
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence: 2016. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness: these words have long represented the promise of America, a "shimmering vision of a fruitful country open to all who come, learn, work, save, invest, and play by the rules." In 2004, Cal Jillson took stock of this vision and showed how the nation's politicians deployed the American Dream, both in campaigns and governance, to hold the American people to their program. "Full of startling ideas that make sense," NPR's senior correspondent Juan Williams remarked, Jillson's book offered the fullest exploration yet of the origins and evolution of the ideal that serves as the foundation of our national ethos and collective self-image. Nonetheless, in the dozen years since Pursuing the American Dream was published, the American Dream has fared poorly. The decline of social mobility and the rise of income inequality—to say nothing of the extraordinary social, political, and economic developments of the Bush and Obama presidencies—have convinced many that the American Dream is no more. This is the concern that Jillson addresses in his new book, The American Dream: In History, Politics, and Fiction, which juxtaposes the claims of political, social, and economic elite against the view of American life consistently offered in our national literature. Our great novelists, from Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville to John Updike, Philip Roth, Toni Morrison, and beyond highlight the limits and challenges of life—the difficulty if not impossibility of the dream—especially for racial, ethnic, and religious minorities as well as women. His book takes us through the changing meaning and reality of the American Dream, from the seventeenth century to the present day, revealing a distinct, sustained separation between literary and political elite. The American Dream, Jillson suggests, took shape early in our national experience and defined the nation throughout its growth and development, yet it has always been challenged, even rejected, in our most celebrated literature. This is no different in our day, when what we believe about the American Dream reveals as much about its limits as its possibilities. About the Author Cal Jillson is professor of political science at Southern Methodist University. "Everyone knows about the American dream—but no one has ever explored it quite like Jillson in this bold, luminous, smart, and splendid book. "—James A. Morone, author of The Devils We Know: Us and Them in America's Raucous Political Culture "Jillson has done us all a tremendous service. He also challenges us to consider whether we are currently living up to the historic promise of the American Dream in an era of both increasing diversity and inequality. " —Robert Wuthnow, author of Poor Richard's Principle: Recovering the American Dream 
Price: 23.70 USD
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219 JILLSON, CAL. The American Dream: In History, Politics, And Fiction.
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence: 2016. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness: these words have long represented the promise of America, a "shimmering vision of a fruitful country open to all who come, learn, work, save, invest, and play by the rules." In 2004, Cal Jillson took stock of this vision and showed how the nation's politicians deployed the American Dream, both in campaigns and governance, to hold the American people to their program. "Full of startling ideas that make sense," NPR's senior correspondent Juan Williams remarked, Jillson's book offered the fullest exploration yet of the origins and evolution of the ideal that serves as the foundation of our national ethos and collective self-image. Nonetheless, in the dozen years since Pursuing the American Dream was published, the American Dream has fared poorly. The decline of social mobility and the rise of income inequality—to say nothing of the extraordinary social, political, and economic developments of the Bush and Obama presidencies—have convinced many that the American Dream is no more. This is the concern that Jillson addresses in his new book, The American Dream: In History, Politics, and Fiction, which juxtaposes the claims of political, social, and economic elite against the view of American life consistently offered in our national literature. Our great novelists, from Nathaniel Hawthorne and Herman Melville to John Updike, Philip Roth, Toni Morrison, and beyond highlight the limits and challenges of life—the difficulty if not impossibility of the dream—especially for racial, ethnic, and religious minorities as well as women. His book takes us through the changing meaning and reality of the American Dream, from the seventeenth century to the present day, revealing a distinct, sustained separation between literary and political elite. The American Dream, Jillson suggests, took shape early in our national experience and defined the nation throughout its growth and development, yet it has always been challenged, even rejected, in our most celebrated literature. This is no different in our day, when what we believe about the American Dream reveals as much about its limits as its possibilities. About the Author Cal Jillson is professor of political science at Southern Methodist University. "Everyone knows about the American dream—but no one has ever explored it quite like Jillson in this bold, luminous, smart, and splendid book. "—James A. Morone, author of The Devils We Know: Us and Them in America's Raucous Political Culture "Jillson has done us all a tremendous service. He also challenges us to consider whether we are currently living up to the historic promise of the American Dream in an era of both increasing diversity and inequality. " —Robert Wuthnow, author of Poor Richard's Principle: Recovering the American Dream 
Price: 42.75 USD
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220 JOHNSTON, MATTHEW N. Narrating The Landscape: Print Culture And American Expansion In The Nineteenth Century.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2016. Volume 24 in Charles M. Russell Center Series on Art and Photography of the American West. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
The American nineteenth century saw a largely rural nation confined to the Eastern Seaboard conquer a continent and spawn increasingly dense commercial metropolises. This time of unprecedented territorial and economic growth has long been thought to find its most sweeping visual equivalent in the period's landscape paintings. But, as Matthew N. Johnston shows, the age's defining features were just as clearly captured in, and motivated by, visual material mass-produced through innovations in printing technology. Illustrated railroad and steamboat guidebooks, tourist literature, reports of geological surveys, ethnographic studies: all of these new print vehicles brought new meanings to the interplay of time, space, and place as American continental expansion peaked. Instrumental to that project of national and industrial growth, these commercial and scientific publications introduced readers, travelers, and citizens to a changing North American landscape made more accessible by new travel routes blazed between 1825 and 1875. More fundamentally, as Johnston shows in his nuanced analysis, by simulating new temporal frameworks through their presentation of landscape, these print materials established new models of consumption and new kinds of knowledge critical to expansion. Johnston relates these sources to traditional art historical subjects—the landscapes of the Hudson River school, luminist paintings by John Kensett and William Trost Richards, Native portraits painted by George Catlin, and photographs by Timothy O'Sullivan—to show how key discourses associated with expansion shifted away from picturesque strategies pairing imagery and narrative toward entirely new forms that gave temporal structure to viewers' experience of an emerging modernity. Revealing the crucial role of print and visual culture in shaping the nineteenth-century United States, Narrating the Landscape offers fresh insight into the landscapes Americans beheld and imagined in this formative era. 22 color and 70 black-and-white illustrations, 248 pages, 8.5" x 11". Matthew N. Johnston is Associate Professor of Art History at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. 
Price: 33.20 USD
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