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41 BILL, ALFRED HOYT. Rehearsal For Conflict: The War With Mexico 1846-1848.
History Book Club, New York: 1947. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
The Mexican War was a significant and colorful incident in the waxing internal conflict that eventually led to the United States Civil War. Here it is detailed in a highly readable, rich, and informative book. Not only will the reader gain a deep understanding of the forces involved in the Mexican War, but numerous portraits are included of its outstanding figures on both sides (and they include such men as Winfield Scott, Zachary Taylor, and James Knox Polk among the conquerors, and the wholly fantastic figure of Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna on that of the defeated). Includes an Index. 
Price: 51.92 USD
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42 BILLINGTON, RAY ALLEN WITH THE COLLABORATION OF HILL, C. P., JOHNSTONE II, ANGUS., MOWAT, C. L. & MULLETT, CHARLES F. The Historian's Contribution To Anglo- American Misunderstanding: Report Of A Committee On National Bias In Anglo- American History Textbooks.
Hobbs, Dorman & Co., New York: 1966. Reprint. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. 
For three years, a team of historians - two British and three Americans - undertook a study of national bias in secondary school history textbooks of the United States. The prime consideration was the influence of history texts upon the six through eighteen age group - the school level at which the influence of teacher and text are paramount. Three specific periods contributing to Anglo-American misunderstanding were finally selected for intensive analysis: The American Revolution, The War of 1812 and The First World War. Includes an Index. 
Price: 26.84 USD
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43 BILLINGTON, RAY ALLEN. Westward Expansion: A History Of The American Frontier.
The Macmillan Company, New York: 1960. Second Edition, First Printing. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition. Dustjacket is worn and torn. 

Price: 14.25 USD
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44 BINDAS, KENNETH J. Modernity And The Great Depression: The Transformation Of American Society, 1930-1941.
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence: 2017. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Brand new book. 
Order, planning, and reason—in the depths of the Great Depression, with the nation teetering on the brink of collapse, this was what was needed. And this, Kenneth J. Bindas suggests, was what the ideas and ideals of modernity offered—a way to make sense of the chaos all around. In Modernity and the Great Depression, Bindas offers a new perspective on the provenance and power of modernist thought and practice in early twentieth-century America. In the midst of a terrible economic, social, and political crisis, modernism provided an alternative to the response of many traditional moralists and religious leaders. Promoting a faith based in reason, organization, and planning, modernists espoused a salvation that was not eternal but rather temporal, tangible, and, for a generation with so little to hold onto, eminently practical—one that found virtue in pleasure and private pursuits. After surveying the contested definitional terrain of "modernism" and "modernity," Bindas tracks their course and influence through such government programs as the Civilian Conservation Corps and the National Youth Administration; in the massive American Expositions and World's Fairs that heralded progress and a better future; on the efforts of women interior decorators to update and enhance the comforts of the modern home; and—thanks to the proliferation of electricity and radio—on the popular and high-culture musical recordings and broadcasts that reinforced a shift away from traditional modes of performance and reception. In the transformation he describes, Bindas also locates the limits of modernism's influence, as later generations confronted the spiritual shortcomings of its ultra-rationalist and materialist paradigm. Kenneth J. Bindas is professor of history at Kent State University and author of Remembering the Great Depression in the Rural South; Swing, That Modern Sound: The Cultural Context of Swing Music in America, 1935-1947; and All of This Music Belongs to the Nation: The WPA's Federal Music Project and American Society, 1935-1939. Choice Outstanding Academic Title "Bindas's provocative and imaginative interpretation of a crucial moment in the development of contemporary America is both thoughtful and thought provoking, opening new avenues of inquiry for future historians." —Journal of Southern History "A thoughtful, wonderfully well-researched, and cogently written study. Major programs, such as the Works Progress Administration and the Civilian Conservation Corps, are a prominent part of the story, as are concerns often given less attention, such as women's rights and music and the arts. Highly recommended." —Choice 
Price: 37.95 USD
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45 BISHOP, JIM. The Day Kennedy Was Shot.
Funk & Wagnalls, New York: 1968. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition Library reject with usual stamping. 
An uncensored minute-by-minute account of November 22, 1963. Includes an Index. 
Price: 6.41 USD
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46 BISHOP, JIM. The Day Kennedy Was Shot.
Funk & Wagnalls, New York: 1968. Book Club Edition. h Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition Library reject with usual stamping. 
An uncensored minute-by-minute account of November 22, 1963. Includes an Index. 
Price: 4.51 USD
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47 BISHOP, JIM. The Day Lincoln Was Shot.
Harper & Row, New York: 1964. Perennial Library Edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Minute-by-minute The Day Lincoln Was Shot chronicles the movements of Abraham Lincoln and his assassin until the almost unbearable suspense snaps with a single gunshot and a leap to the stage. From a thousand bits and scraps of information Jim Bishop has fashioned an unforgettable tale of tragedy more gripping than fiction, more alive than any newspaper account. Includes an Index. 
Price: 2.85 USD
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48 BISHOP, JIM. The Day Lincoln Was Shot.
Harper & Brothers, New York: 1955. h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Reading copy. 
Minute-by-minute The Day Lincoln Was Shot chronicles the movements of Abraham Lincoln and his assassin until the almost unbearable suspense snaps with a single gunshot and a leap to the stage. From a thousand bits and scraps of information Jim Bishop has fashioned an unforgettable tale of tragedy more gripping than fiction, more alive than any newspaper account. Includes an Index. 
Price: 12.83 USD
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49 BISHOP, JIM. The Day Lincoln Was Shot.
Harper & Brothers, New York: 1955 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Good condition. 
Minute-by-minute The Day Lincoln Was Shot chronicles the movements of Abraham Lincoln and his assassin until the almost unbearable suspense snaps with a single gunshot and a leap to the stage. From a thousand bits and scraps of information Jim Bishop has fashioned an unforgettable tale of tragedy more gripping than fiction, more alive than any newspaper account. Includes an Index. 
Price: 9.03 USD
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50 BLACK, JEREMY. The War Of 1812 In The Age Of Napoleon.
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman: 2009. s Softcover. Brand new book. 
The War of 1812 is etched into American memory with the burning of the Capitol and the White House by British forces, The Star-Spangled Banner, and the decisive naval battle of New Orleans. Now a respected British military historian offers an international perspective on the conflict to better gauge its significance. In The War of 1812 in the Age of Napoleon, Jeremy Black provides a dramatic account of the war framed within a wider political and economic context than most American historians have previously considered. In his examination of events both diplomatic and military, Black especially focuses on the actions of the British, for whom the conflict was, he argues, a mere distraction from the Napoleonic War in Europe. Black describes parallels and contrasts to other military operations throughout the world. He stresses the domestic and international links between politics and military conflict; in particular, he describes how American political unease about a powerful executive and strong army undermined U.S. military efforts. He also offers new insights into the war in the West, amphibious operations, the effects of the British blockade, and how the conflict fit into British global strategy. For those who think the War of 1812 is a closed book, this volume brims with observations and insights that better situate this "American" war on the international stage. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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51 BLUM, JOHN M.; MORGAN, EDMUND S.; ROSE, WILLIE LEE; SCHLESINGER JR., ARTHUR M.; STAMPP, KENNETH M.; WOODWARD, C. VANN. The National Experience: A History Of The United States Since 1865.--- Part Two
Harcourt Brace Javanovich Inc., New York: 1977 0155656821 / 9780155656826 4th edition. s Softcover. Fair condition. Some underlining and notes 
Contains textbook descriptions of the United States of America after the Civil War, with leading people from certain universities in the USA giving editorials and descriptions of events. Includes an Index. 
Price: 17.05 USD
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52 BOARDMAN JR., FON W. America And The Jazz Age: A History Of The 1920's.
Henry Z. Walck, Inc., New York: 1968. 0809830728 / 9780809830725 h Hardcover, no dustjacket. Very good reading copy 
A clearly written account of this exciting time. Includes an Index. 
Price: 9.50 USD
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53 BODE, CARL. Antebellum Culture.
Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale: 1970. 0809304619 / 9780809304615 Arcturus Books Edition. Reprint edition. s Softcover. Good condition. 
Deals with those who enjoyed briefly a great vogue and are now for the most part forgotten. Takes into account the historical, economic, and social forces as well as the artistic, and is a convincing evocation of a maturing culture. Includes an Index and 16 pages of illustrations. 
Price: 21.85 USD
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54 BOORSTIN, DANIEL J. Democracy And Its Discontents: Reflections On Everyday America.
Vintage Books, New York: 1975. 0394715012 / 9780394715018 s Softcover. Reading copy. Pages are discolored. Pen marks on pages. 
The Pulitzer-Prize-winning author of The Americans takes a provocative look at the two hundred years of American democracy in an honest, ruthless effort to see the price tag that history has placed on our civilization. Includes an Index. 
Price: 3.09 USD
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55 BOORSTIN, DANIEL J. Democracy And Its Discontents: Reflections On Everyday America.
Vintage Books, New York: 1975. 0394715012 / 9780394715018 s Softcover. Reading copy. Pages are discolored. Pen marks on pages. 
The Pulitzer-Prize-winning author of The Americans takes a provocative look at the two hundred years of American democracy in an honest, ruthless effort to see the price tag that history has placed on our civilization. Includes an Index. 
Price: 3.33 USD
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56 BOORSTIN, DANIEL J. The Americans: The Colonial Experience.
Random House, New York: 1958. Vintage Books Editon. s Softcover. Reading copy. Some highlighting. 
A superb panorama of life in the United States from the first settlements on through the white-hot days of the Revolution. ncludes an Index. "One of the most thoughtful, learned, provocative and illuminating studies of its kind that I have ever seen." - Henry Steele Commager 
Price: 3.33 USD
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57 BOORSTIN, DANIEL J. The Americans: The Colonial Experience.
Random House, New York: 1958. Vintage Books Editon. s Softcover. Fair condition. Pages are discolored. Cover has slight water stains. 
A superb panorama of life in the United States from the first settlements on through the white-hot days of the Revolution. ncludes an Index. "One of the most thoughtful, learned, provocative and illuminating studies of its kind that I have ever seen." - Henry Steele Commager 
Price: 3.33 USD
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58 BOORSTIN, DANIEL J. The Americans: The Colonial Experience.
Random House, New York: 1958. Vintage Books Editon. s Softcover. Fair condition. Pages are discolored. Cover has slight water stains. 
A superb panorama of life in the United States from the first settlements on through the white-hot days of the Revolution. ncludes an Index. "One of the most thoughtful, learned, provocative and illuminating studies of its kind that I have ever seen." - Henry Steele Commager 
Price: 3.33 USD
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59 BOORSTIN, DANIEL J. The Americans: The National Experience.
Random House, New York: 1965. Vintage Books Editon. s Softcover. Good condition. 
A superb panorama of life in the United States during the 19th century. Includes an index. "The most exciting and stimulating book on what Americans are up to that I have seen in many years." - Bruce Catton 
Price: 1.43 USD
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60 BOORSTIN, DANIEL J. The Americans: The National Experience.
Random House, New York: 1965. Vintage Books Editon. s Softcover. Good reading copy. 
A superb panorama of life in the United States during the 19th century. Includes an index. "The most exciting and stimulating book on what Americans are up to that I have seen in many years." - Bruce Catton 
Price: 2.61 USD
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