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Комическая мультипликационная история США, которая повествует о главных событиях страны (ее основании, войне за независимость, гражданской войне между Севером и Югом), но больше сосредоточена на этнических взаимоотношениях (белые и индейцы, белые и афроамериканцы)
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First published anonymously, March 1880, and soon in various unauthorized editions. It wasn't until the 1925 edition that Adams was listed as author. Henry Adams remarked (ironically as usual), "The wholesale piracy of Democracy was the single real triumph of my life."-it was very popular, as readers tried to guess who the author was and who the characters really were....
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Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. — 612 p. More than perhaps any other president, Andrew Jackson’s story mirrored that of the United States; from his childhood during the American Revolution, through his military actions against both Native Americans and Great Britain, and continuing into his career in politics. As president, Jackson attacked the Bank of the United States, railed against...
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Future Publishing Limited, 2019. – 134 p. – (buukazine series) Martha Washington set many standards for American First Ladies, but from Abigail Adams and Eleanor Roosevelt to Hillary Clinton and Melania Trump, each has left her mark on the office.
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Oxford University Press, UK, USA, 2015. — 100 p. — (Very Short Introductions) — ISBN 0190225068. Here is a brisk, accessible, and vivid introduction to arguably the most important event in the history of the United States Cthe American Revolution. Between 1760 and 1800, the American people cast off British rule to create a new nation and a radically new form of government based on...
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Тома 1–3 Greenwood Press. 2006. 893 страниц. Энциклопедия. Один из самых полных сводов знаковых персон, мест и символов Америки Обширный иллюстративный материал и научный аппарат.
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Военная история США (издана в 1989 г. Центром военной истории армии США). На английском. Introduction. The Beginnings. The American Revolution: First Phase. The Winning of Independence, 1777-1783. The Formative Years, 1783-1812. The War of 1812. The Thirty Years Peace. The Mexican War and After. The Civil War, 1861. The Civil War, 1862. The Civil War, 1863. The Civil War,...
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Johns Hopkins University Press, 2002. — 481 p. — (Creating the North American Landscape). Planner and originator of the Appalachian Trail and a cofounder of the Wilderness Society, Benton MacKaye (1879-1975) was a pioneer in linking the concepts of preservation and recreation. Spanning three-quarters of a century, his long and productive career had a major impact on emerging...
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[New Jersey]: [no publisher], n.d. [c. 1975]. - 32 pgs. A booklet guide to the history of Sandy Hook, New Jersey, site of an historic light house and Fort Hancock. The first light was built in 1764 and since then greatly improved and added to. During the Revolutionary War two officers and twelve men from the Royal Navy died in a blizzard on Sandy Hook when searching for deserters....
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Ten Speed Press, 2017. — 144 с. — ISBN: 0399578757 Язык: английский Книга "Соединенные Штаты абсурдности" представлет короткие, познавательные и веселые истории о самых диковинных (но настоящих) людях, событиях и многом другом из истории Соединенных Штатов. Комедианты Дэйв Энтони и Гарет Рейнольдс рассказывают странные истории, которые вы не изучали по истории, такие как...
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Ten Speed Press, 2017. — 144 с. — ISBN: 0399578757 Язык: английский Книга "Соединенные Штаты абсурдности" представлет короткие, познавательные и веселые истории о самых диковинных (но настоящих) людях, событиях и многом другом из истории Соединенных Штатов. Комедианты Дэйв Энтони и Гарет Рейнольдс рассказывают странные истории, которые вы не изучали по истории, такие как...
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Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, 2006. - 1020 pages. Обе части архива извлечь в одну папку. The compelling story of American history since reconstruction The American Republic Since 1877 presents the rich saga of American history after the Civil War. Adapted from the modern history portion of The American Vision, this program features the same exceptional scholarship, accurate maps,...
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Glencoe/McGraw-Hill, 2006. — 1020 p. Обе части архива извлечь в одну папку. The compelling story of American history since reconstruction The American Republic Since 1877 presents the rich saga of American history after the Civil War. Adapted from the modern history portion of The American Vision, this program features the same exceptional scholarship, accurate maps,...
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Center of Military History, United States Army, Washington, D. C., 1987 - 813 p. ISBN10: 0160359589 ISBN13: 9780160359583 (eng) At the outbreak of the Korean War in June 1950, the U.S. Army combat units nearest the scene were the four infantry divisions performing occupation duties in Japan. When the Army of the Republic of Korea, supported only by U.S. air and naval forces,...
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Princeton University Press, 2008. — 368 p. Why is the United States the only advanced capitalist country with no labor party? This question is one of the great enduring puzzles of American political development, and it lies at the heart of a fundamental debate about the nature of American society. Tackling this debate head-on, Robin Archer puts forward a new explanation for why...
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Oxford University Press, 2015. — 288 p. Part geographical location, part time period, and part state of mind, the American West is a concept often invoked but rarely defined. Though popular culture has carved out a short and specific time and place for the region, author and longtime Californian Stephen Aron tracks "the West" from the building of the Cahokia Mounds around 900 AD...
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New York: F.A. Stokes and Co., 1902. — 557 p. Thanks to the administrative talents of Alexander Hamilton the thirteen rebellious Colonies were enabled to achieve the unity necessary to borrow from Europe and hence consolidate the gains of the Revolution. Gertrude Atherton , who was related to Benjamin Franklin , wrote on a variety of subjects particularly California . She was an...
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New York: The Macmillan Company, 1921. — 298 p. First published in 1921, the book was lauded by critics as a perfect example of an introductory history to the United States of America. Well-researched at every juncture, the central thesis of this text is that economic power is what shapes the destiny and path of history. The book supports this hypothesis by referencing the...
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New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc, 2002. — 560 p. The majority believes that the number of wars involving the United States can "count on one hand. " However, it is not. Author of 50 books, Alan Axelrod has written a detailed guide to the wars that took place in North America or involving the United States. The author provides a summary of each military conflict since the...
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Lyons Press, 2019. — 315 p. — ISBN 10 1493037439, 13 978-1493037438. 100 Turning Points in American History is the first in a series of books about the critical decisions, events, inventions, and discoveries that shaped our nation, our world, and our civilization. Each volume presents the stories of 100 decisions/events/ breakthroughs in chronological order and includes, as a...
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Alpha Books, 2009. — 279 p. Who's on first? (50,000 B.C. - 1500 A.D.) Columbus days (1451 - 1507) New Spain, same old Spaniards (1400 - 1600s) England's errands (1497 - 1608) A rock and a hard place (1608 - 1733) They could've been contenders (1608 - 1680s) Fires in the wilderness (1636 - 1748) Global war - American style (1749 - 1763) Invitation to a tea party (1763 - 1775) The...
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Princeton University Press, 2016. - 368 p. How do American Jews envision their role in the world? Are they tribal—a people whose obligations extend solely to their own? Or are they prophetic—a light unto nations, working to repair the world? The Star and the Stripes is an original, provocative interpretation of the effects of these worldviews on the foreign policy beliefs of...
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Killing for land in early California: Native American blood at Round Valley, 1856-1863 / Frank H. Baumgardner, III. Summary: This is a history of the clash between the White settlers and the Native Americans in what is now an affluent county in California. The frontier wars gave land and gold to Whites and reservations to the Native Americans. Eyewitness accounts and extensive...
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New York: Macmillan company, 1921. — 396 p. The Great Migration to America. The Agencies of American Colonization. The Colonial Peoples. The Process of Colonization. Colonial Agriculture, Industry, and Commerce. The Land and the Westward Movement. Industrial and Commercial Development. Social and Political Progress. The Leadership of the Churches. Schools and Colleges. The...
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Историко-политический трактат, считается классическим изложением идеологии либеральной демократии и «первым глубоким анализом американской политической жизни». Tableau de Moeurs Americaines. Paris: Charles Gosselin, 1840. Une édition électronique réalisée à partir de l'ouvrage de Gustave de Beaumont (1802-1866), Marie ou L’esclavage aux États-Unis. Tableau de mœurs...
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Harrisburg: Stackpole Books, 1972. - 164 pages. This book gives the official and unofficial designations, organizational history, commanding officers, and ethnic composition for every unit of the Continental Army for which these facts are known. Discussed in detail are the internal organization of staff departments, infantry, light dragoons, artillery, and rangers. There is a...
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Greenwood Press, 2008. — 328 p. Series Foreword Preface Chronology Overview: Immigration by the Numbers, 1820–1870 Leaving Home, 1820–1845 Across the Atlantic and into America, 1820–1845 Immigration at High Tide, 1845–1854 Developing Immigrant Communities, 1820–1855 Changing Immigrant Cultures, 1820–1855 Political Turmoil and War, 1850–1865 Into a New Era,...
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2 edition. — Wadsworth Publishing, 2000. — 730 p. — ISBN 0618044272. With an accessible reading style abundant pedagogy, and reasonable price tag, Making America, Brief , is the perfect choice for inexperienced students and cost-conscious professors. The Second Edition features chapter-opening maps, timelines, and chronology charts that emphasize key developments, enhance...
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Princeton University Press, 2012. - 234 p. - (Princeton Economic History of the Western World ) Although political and legal institutions are essential to any nation's economic development, the forces that have shaped these institutions are poorly understood. Drawing on rich evidence about the development of the American states from the mid-nineteenth to the late twentieth...
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Princeton University Press, 2012. - 234 p. - (Princeton Economic History of the Western World ) Although political and legal institutions are essential to any nation's economic development, the forces that have shaped these institutions are poorly understood. Drawing on rich evidence about the development of the American states from the mid-nineteenth to the late twentieth...
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The Belknap Press of Harvard university press, 1998. — x, 497 p. — isbn 0-674-81092-9. Today most Americans, black and white, identify slavery with cotton, the deep South, and the African-American church. But at the beginning of the nineteenth century, after almost two hundred years of African-American life in mainland North America, few slaves grew cotton, lived in the deep...
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San Rafael, California: Presidio Press, 1977. - 260 pgs. When President James Polk authorized the raising of a regiment of volunteers in New York after the 1846 declaration of war between the United States and Mexico, Jonathan Stevenson, a man with proper Democratic Party credentials, was named to recruit and lead its members. Donald Biggs, former director of the California...
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USA: Greenwood Press, 2008. — 264 p. Language: English. Scandals in American History Series. The first part is broken down into three chapters, each devoted to one of these recurrent themes (politics and the media, race and religion, and sexuality and morality). These themes were there at the start of the nation—built right into the foundation—and they, in all likelihood,...
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Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000. — 253 p. — (Creating the North American Landscape). In Petrolia, Brian Black offers a geographical and social history of a region that was not only the site of America's first oil boom but was also the world's largest oil producer between 1859 and 1873. Against the background of the growing demand for petroleum throughout and immediately...
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Anchor Books, 2009. — 574 p. In this groundbreaking historical expose, Douglas A. Blackmon brings to light one of the most shameful chapters in American history—an “Age of Neoslavery” that thrived from the aftermath of the Civil War through the dawn of World War II.Using a vast record of original documents and personal narratives, Douglas A. Blackmon unearths the lost stories...
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The John Hopkins University Press, 2006. — 256 p. For many Americans at the turn of the twentieth century and into the 1920s, the city of New York conjured dark images of crime, poverty, and the desperation of crowded immigrants. In How New York Became American, 1890–1924 Angela Blake explores how advertising professionals and savvy business leaders "reinvented" the city,...
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University of California Press, 1991 - 315 p. More comprehensive than any other book on this topic, Los Angeles and the Automobile places the evolution of Los Angeles within the context of American political and urban history. ISBN10: 0520073959 ISBN13: 9780520073951 (eng)
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Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2005. — 128 p. What was once home to the native tribe known as the Ohlone, and functioning as guardian of the San Francisco Bay under Spanish, Mexican, and American flags, the Presidio has served as outpost as well as cultural barometer of the vast changes this country and the state of California have seen. For almost a century...
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Princeton University Press, 2015 - 281 p. The specific social and historical role of the immigrant is considered. Originally published in 1966. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of...
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Oxford University Press, Inc., 2012. — 182 p. — (Very Short Introductions). — ISBN 019538914X. This brief history of America will span the earliest migrations to the present, reflecting Paul S. Boyer's interests in social, intellectual, and cultural history, including popular culture and religion. It will reflect his personal view of American history, in which a sense of...
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Basic Books, 2009. — 640 p. From agriculture to big business, from medicine to politics, The Cigarette Century is the definitive account of how smoking came to be so deeply implicated in our culture, science, policy, and law. No product has been so heavily promoted or has become so deeply entrenched in American consciousness. The Cigarette Century shows in striking detail how...
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Oxford University Press, 2016. - 320 p. On the evening of August 21, 1831, Nat Turner and six men launched their infamous rebellion against slaveholders. The rebels swept through Southampton County, Virginia, recruiting slaves to their ranks and killing nearly five dozen whites-more than had ever been killed in any slave revolt in American history. Although a hastily assembled...
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15th Edition. — New York, USA: McGraw-Hill Education, 2015. — 1010 p. — ISBN 978-0073513294. The latest iteration of Alan Brinkley’s American History, a comprehensive U.S. History program, transforms the learning experience through proven, adaptive technology helping students better grasp the issues of the past while providing instructors greater insight on student performance....
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Beacon Press, 2011. — 240 p. — ASIN: B004NNUYCO. The first book to cover the entirety of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history, from pre-1492 to the present. In the 1620s, Thomas Morton broke from Plymouth Colony and founded Merrymount, which celebrated same-sex desire, atheism, and interracial marriage. Transgender evangelist Jemima Wilkinson, in the early 1800s,...
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Beacon Press, 2011. — 240 p. — ASIN: B004NNUYCO. The first book to cover the entirety of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender history, from pre-1492 to the present. In the 1620s, Thomas Morton broke from Plymouth Colony and founded Merrymount, which celebrated same-sex desire, atheism, and interracial marriage. Transgender evangelist Jemima Wilkinson, in the early 1800s,...
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University Of Chicago Press, 2015. — 550 p. When Thomas Jefferson struck a deal for the Louisiana Purchase in 1803, he knew he was adding a new national power to those specified in the Constitution, but he also believed his actions were in the nation’s best interest. His successors would follow his example, setting their own constitutional precedents. Tracing the evolution and...
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New York: Alfred A.Knopf, 2010. — 1059 p. — ISBN 978—0—307—59518—8. Prologue In Barbary Honour's Shoals " A Defense Worthy of the Republicans " " The Present War, Unexpected, Unnecessary, and Ruinous " Love of Fame Is a Noble Passion Walls of Wood " You Shall Not Feel the Effects of War " The Far Side of the War " My Country I Fear Has Forgot Me " Fortunes of...
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Knopf, 2014. — 448 p. Written from a strikingly fresh perspective, this new account of the Boston Tea Party and the origins of the American Revolution shows how a lethal blend of politics, personalities, and economics led to a war that few people welcomed but nobody could prevent. In this powerful but fair-minded narrative, British author Nick Bunker tells the story of the...
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Facts on File, 2008. — 461 p. Disasters, accidents, and crises have profoundly shaped American history - from the "starving time" at Jamestown, the smallpox epidemic during the Revolutionary War, and the "year without a summer" in 1816 to the assassination of Abraham Lincoln, the San Francisco earthquake, and the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Not only have these...
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New York: Facts On File — Infobase Publishing, 2009. — XI, 291 p. — ISBN: 978-1-4381-2700-2 This series of handbooks looks at the questions of daily life from the perspective of social and cultural history, going well beyond the affairs of government to examine the fabric and texture of what people in the American past experienced in their homes and their families, in their...
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Vintage, 1975. — 1344 p. One of the most acclaimed books of our time, winner of both the Pulitzer and the Francis Parkman prizes, The Power Broker tells the hidden story behind the shaping (and mis-shaping) of twentieth-century New York (city and state) and makes public what few have known: that Robert Moses was, for almost half a century, the single most powerful man of our...
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Crown Archetype, 2013. — 512 p. Here Is Where chronicles Andrew Carroll’s eye-opening – and at times hilarious -- journey across America to find and explore unmarked historic sites where extraordinary moments occurred and remarkable individuals once lived. Sparking the idea for this book was Carroll’s visit to the spot where Abraham Lincoln’s son was saved by the brother of...
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Harper Collins, 2005. — 352 p. Strictly off limits to the public, Plum Island is home to virginal beaches, cliffs, forests, ponds -- and the deadliest germs that have ever roamed the planet. Lab 257 blows the lid off the stunning true nature and checkered history of Plum Island. It shows that the seemingly bucolic island in the shadow of New York City is a ticking biological time...
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Cambridge Uuniversity Press, 2006. — 100 p. The data collection of most ground positions of work and welfare of the Americans during XIX-XX centures.
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Sourcebooks, 2011. - 384 Pages. ISBN: 140226268X Reprint edition Former journalist Chadwick (The General and Mrs. Washington) deals with much more than the previously underappreciated year of 1858 in this engagingly written book. By focusing on the men who drove crucial historical events, Chadwick provides plenty of pre-1858 background to make his case that the events of that...
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Chatto&Windus, 1919. 180 p. The English colonies Arms and the rights of man We the people The mantle of Washington The virginian dynasty The jacksonian revolution The spoils of Mexico The slavery question Secession and Civil War The Black Terror The new problems Index
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New York: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1988. — 398 p. Нашумевшее в своё время расследование американского историка и журналиста Кристофера Симпсона о деятельности по вербовке нацистов на службу в США ("Рикошет") "Как ЦРУ, так и Государственный департамент, и военная разведка США, каждый в отдельности, создали специальные программы со специфической целью привлечения отобранных бывших...
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Routledge, 2015. — 1238 p. Thoroughly revised and expanded, this is the definitive reference on American immigration from both historic and contemporary perspectives. It traces the scope and sweep of U.S. immigration from the earliest settlements to the present, providing a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to all aspects of this critically important subject. Every major...
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University of Illinois Press, 2015. — 304 p. Food historian Cynthia Clampitt pens the epic story of what happened when Mesoamerican farmers bred a nondescript grass into a staff of life so prolific, so protean, that it represents nothing less than one of humankind's greatest achievements. Blending history with expert reportage, she traces the disparate threads that have woven...
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Cambridge University Press, 1995. — 300 p. This is an elegant and concise history of American foreign relations during the Cold War era, based on the most recent American, Chinese, and Soviet literature, written from a post-Cold War perspective. All of the major foreign policy issues, including the origins of the Soviet-American conflict; the extension of the confrontation to...
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[n.s.]: Communist Research Cluster, 2016. — 438 p. This is the second installation of the Communist Interventions series, following up on the first volume which addresses European socialism and communism. The third volume, which incidentally has already been released, concerns revolutionary feminism. Further volumes on other subjects should follow, as well. We hope that these...
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[n.s.]: Communist Research Cluster, 2016. — 438 p. This is the second installation of the Communist Interventions series, following up on the first volume which addresses European socialism and communism. The third volume, which incidentally has already been released, concerns revolutionary feminism. Further volumes on other subjects should follow, as well. We hope that these...
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[n.s.]: Communist Research Cluster, 2016. — 438 p. This is the second installation of the Communist Interventions series, following up on the first volume which addresses European socialism and communism. The third volume, which incidentally has already been released, concerns revolutionary feminism. Further volumes on other subjects should follow, as well. We hope that these...
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Vintage Books, 2001. — 622 p. — ISBN 978—1—4000—3309—6. Acclaimed journalist Ted Conover sets a new standard for bold, in-depth reporting in this first-hand account of life inside the penal system.When Conover’s request to shadow a recruit at the New York State Corrections Officer Academy was denied, he decided to apply for a job as a prison officer. So begins his odyssey at...
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Regnery History, 2016. — 352 p. It's unimaginable today, even for a generation that saw the Twin Towers fall and the Pentagon attacked. It's unimaginable because in 1814 enemies didn't fly overhead, they marched through the streets; and for 26 hours in August, the British enemy marched through Washington, D.C. and set fire to government buildings, including the U.S. Capitol and...
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OpenStax, 2017. — 1046 р. U.S. History is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of most introductory courses. The text provides a balanced approach to U.S. history, considering the people, events, and ideas that have shaped the United States from both the top down (politics, economics, diplomacy) and bottom up (eyewitness accounts, lived experience). U.S. History...
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University of Missouri, 2006. - 360 p. Unlike many cities farther north, Kansas City, Missouri — along with its sister city in Kansas — had a significant African American population by the midnineteenth century and also served as a way station for those migrating north or west. “Take Up the Black Man’s Burden” focuses on the people and institutions that shaped the city’s black...
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Routledge, 2008. — 362 p. — ISBN-10 0415990300; ISBN-13 978-0415990301. While the later history of the New York Mafia has received extensive attention, what has been conspicuously absent until now is an accurate and conversant review of the formative years of Mafia organizational growth. David Critchley examines the Mafia recruitment process, relations with Mafias in Sicily,...
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Oxford University Press, 2015. — 319 p. — (Very Short Introductions). The Founding Fathers who drafted the United States Constitution in 1787 distrusted political parties, popular democracy, centralized government, and a strong executive office. Yet the country's national politics have historically included all those features. In American Political History: A Very Short...
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Chicago; London: The University of Chicago Press, 2018. — 479 p. — ISBN-13: 978-0-226-30096-2 (e-book) Building the American Republic combines centuries of perspectives and voices into a fluid narrative of the United States. Throughout their respective volumes, Harry L. Watson and Jane Dailey take care to integrate varied scholarly perspectives and work to engage a diverse...
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Chicago; London: The University of Chicago Press, 2018. — 479 p. — ISBN-13: 978-0-226-30096-2 (e-book) Building the American Republic combines centuries of perspectives and voices into a fluid narrative of the United States. Throughout their respective volumes, Harry L. Watson and Jane Dailey take care to integrate varied scholarly perspectives and work to engage a diverse...
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McDougal Littell, 2008. - 1168 p. ISBN-10: 0-618-55671-0 ISBN-13: 978-0-618-55671-7 McDougal Littell American History is a comprehensive, easy-to-use program that presents the history of the United States in a way that middle school students understand. Research shows that students are much more motivated to study history when they are actively involved in their learning....
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McDougal Littell, 2006. — 1141 p. ISBN: 0618689877 The Americans: Reconstruction to the 21st Century provides in-depth analysis of the events of the 20th century. Its chronological and thematic approach explores topics such as cultural diversity, democracy, immigration, science and technology, and women in the United States.
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Knopf, 2014. — 448 p. From the revered historian, the long-awaited conclusion of the magisterial history of slavery and emancipation in Western culture that has been nearly fifty years in the making. David Brion Davis is one of the foremost historians of the twentieth century, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Bancroft Prize, and nearly every award...
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Liveright, 2017. — 608 p. The tragic collision between civilization and nature in the Gulf of Mexico becomes a uniquely American story in this environmental epic. When painter Winslow Homer first sailed into the Gulf of Mexico, he was struck by its "special kind of providence." Indeed, the Gulf presented itself as America’s sea―bound by geography, culture, and tradition to the...
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HarperCollins e-book, 2009. - 288 pages. ISBN: 0061118192. Kenneth C. Davis, author of the phenomenal New York Times bestseller Don't Know Much About History, presents a collection of extraordinary stories, each detailing an overlooked episode that shaped the nation's destiny and character. Davis's dramatic narratives set the record straight, busting myths and bringing to light...
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Harper Collins Publishers, 2003. 380 p. Preface Brave New World Say You Want a Revolution Growth of a Nation: From the Creation of the Constitution to Manifest Destiny Apocalypse Then: To Civil War and Reconstruction When Monopoly Wasn't a Game: The Growing Empire from Wild West to World War I Boom to Bust to Big Boom: From the Jazz Age and the Great Depression to Hiroshima...
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Lawrence, Kansas: University of Kansas Press, 1999. - 325 pgs. In 1846–1847, a ragtag army of 800 American volunteers marched 3,500 miles across deserts and mountains, through Indian territory and into Mexico. There they handed the Mexican army one of its most demoralizing defeats and helped the United States win its first foreign war. Their leader Colonel Alexander Doniphan, also...
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University of California Press, 2016. - 310 p. "In America's historical imagination, toil and triumph against nature and overwhelming odds characterizes such achievements as the Erie Canal and the transcontinental railroad. Triumph transformed canal and railroad entrepreneurs into visionaries whose work brought the nation bountiful riches and did the Lord's bidding. Celebrated...
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Yale University Press, 1999. — 262 p. The Boston Tea Party, the Order of Red Men, Camp Fire Girls, Boy Scouts, Grateful Dead concerts are just a few examples of the American tendency to appropriate Indian dress and act out Indian roles. This provocative book explores how white Americans have used their ideas about Indians to shape national identity in different eras - and how...
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The Rowman & Littlefeld Publishing Group, Inc. — 265 c. — ISBN 978-1-4930-3351-5. The Forgotten Trail to Appomattox: Hidden Civil War Sites and Destinations Across America
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Transaction Publishers, 1999. — 568 p. Preface to the Second Edition Introduction War and American Freedom Classical Republicanism and the Right to Bear Arms Defenders of the Republic: The Anti-Interventionist Tradition in American Politics America's Two Just Wars: 1775 and 1861 Rethinking Lincoln Did the South Have to Fight? War, Reconstruction, and the End of the Old Republic...
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Grey House Publishing, 2000. — 566 p. The widespread panorama of the rate of wealth, mentlity, cultural skills and self-identificaion of working americans throughout two centures.
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Grey House Publishing, Inc.,2001. - 598p. The widespread panorama of the rate of wealth, mentlity, cultural skills and self-identificaion of working americans throughout two centures.
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Grey House Publishing, Inc.,2001. - 586p. The widespread panorama of the rate of wealth, mentlity, cultural skills and self-identificaion of working americans throughout two centures.
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Grey House Publishing, Inc.,2002. - 588p. The widespread panorama of the rate of wealth, mentlity, cultural skills and self-identificaion of working americans throughout two centures.
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Crown Publishers, 2016. — 418 p. Sociologist Matthew Desmond takes us into the poorest neighborhoods of Milwaukee to tell the story of eight families on the edge. Arleen is a single mother trying to raise her two sons on the 20 dollars a month she has left after paying for their rundown apartment. Scott is a gentle nurse consumed by a heroin addiction. Lamar, a man with no legs...
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Purdue University Press, 2018. — 257 p. — ISBN 1557538360, 9781557538369 American and Jewish historians have long shied away from the topic of Jews and business. Avoidance patterns grew in part from old, often negative stereotypes that linked Jews with money, and the perceived ease and regularity with which they found success with money, condemning Jews for their desires for...
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10th ed. — Boston: Pearson Education, 2013. — 465 p. America: Past and Present integrates the social and political dimensions of American history into one chronological narrative, providing students with a full picture of the scope and complexity of the American past. Written by award-winning historians, it tells the story of all Americans–elite and ordinary, women and men,...
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10th ed. — Boston: Pearson Education, 2013. — 527 p. America: Past and Present integrates the social and political dimensions of American history into one chronological narrative, providing students with a full picture of the scope and complexity of the American past. Written by award-winning historians, it tells the story of all Americans–elite and ordinary, women and men,...
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TBR, 2000 - 249 p. (eng) From the end of World War II, the American CIA imported thousands of Nazis into the United States to work for them, many on the list of wanted war criminals One of the most important of these was Heinrich Mueller, once head of Hitler's Gestapo. Mueller was recruited by Colonel James Critchfield who ran the CIA's "Gehnel Organization' in Munich....
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New York: New York University Press, 1971. - 272 pgs. The author examines the active diplomacy of the United States that sought protection from involvement in European conflicts and the promotion of American interests in the Western Hemisphere. American diplomacy tried to maintain, or if necessary-restore, the balance of power in Europe. To that end, it played one side out against...
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Louisiana State University Press, 2014. — 408 p. Perhaps no conflict in American history is more important yet more overlooked and misunderstood than the War of 1812. Begun by President James Madison after decades of humiliating British trade interference and impressment of American sailors, the war in many ways was the second battle for United States independence. At the climax...
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A. C. McClukg & Co., 1908. — 265 p. Herein is Written The Forethought Of our Spiritual Strivings Of the Dawn of Freedom Of Mr. Booker T. Washington and Others Of the Meaning of Progress the Wings op Atalanta Of the Training of Black Men the Black Belt 110 Of the Quest of the Golden Fleece Of the Sons of Master and Man the Faith of the Fathers Of the Passing of the First-Born...
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Youngstown, New York: Old Fort Niagara Association, 1991. — 64 pgs. This is a history of the physical change of the fortifications at Niagara, based on maps originally prepared by Fort Niagara's French, British, and United States engineers. Information is also presented on the fort's garrisons. Emphasis is on the period of the French and Indian War.
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Chelsea House, 2010. — 129 p. List of Illustrations Reader’s Guide to Progressivism Milestones in Progressivism (1880s–1933) Preface What Is Progressivism? Progressivism from A to Z Viewpoints About Progressivism List of Illustrations Photos Glossary of Key Terms Selected Bibliography Index
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Pantheon, 2017. — 320 с. — ISBN: 0307379906 Язык: английский Книга Роджера Экирха начинается в 1797 году с самого кровавого мятежа, когда-либо перенесенного Королевским флотом, - на британском фрегате Hermione, в четырех тысячах миль от берегов Англии, у западного побережья Пуэрто-Рико. В разгар самой легендарной эпохи в истории британского мореплавания мятеж нанес удар в самое...
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Pantheon, 2017. — 320 с. — ISBN: 0307379906 Язык: английский Книга Роджера Экирха начинается в 1797 году с самого кровавого мятежа, когда-либо перенесенного Королевским флотом, - на британском фрегате Hermione, в четырех тысячах миль от берегов Англии, у западного побережья Пуэрто-Рико. В разгар самой легендарной эпохи в истории британского мореплавания мятеж нанес удар в самое...
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New York: P. F. Collier & Son Corporation, 1916. – 462 p. — (The Harvard Classics Series, Volume 43). With Introductions and Notes. Contents The Voyages to Vinland The Letter of Columbus to Luis de Sant Angel Announcing His Discovery Amerigo Vespucci's Account of His First Voyage John Cabot's Discovery of North America First Charter of Virginia The Mayflower Compact...
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Praeger. An Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, 2011. - 257 p. ISBN: 0313365091 A History of the Birth Control Movement in America tells the extraordinary story of a group of reformers dedicated to making contraception legal, accessible, and acceptable. The engrossing tale details how Margaret Sanger's campaign beginning in 1914 to challenge anti-obscenity laws criminalizing the...
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Cambridge University Press, 1996. - 500 р. This volume surveys the economic history of British North America, including Canada and the Caribbean, and of the early United States, from early settlement by Europeans to the end of the eighteenth century. The book includes chapters on the economic history of Native Americans (to 1860), and also on the European and African...
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Cambridge University Press, 2000. - 1008 р. Volume 2 surveys the economic history of the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean during the nineteenth century. Five main themes frame the economic changes described in the volume: the migration of labor and capital from Europe, Asia, and Africa to the Americas; westward expansion; slavery and its aftermath; the process of...
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Cambridge University Press, 2000. - 1200 р. Volume 3 surveys the economic history of the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean during the twentieth century. Its chapters trace the century's major events, notably the Great Depression and the two world wars, as well as its long-term trends, such as changing technology, the rise of the corporate economy, and the development of...
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University of Texas Press, 2016. — 262 p. Today the United States leads the world in incarceration rates. The country increasingly relies on the prison system as a “fix” for the regulation of societal issues. Captivity Beyond Prisons is the first full-length book to explicitly link prisons and incarceration to the criminalization of Latina (im)migrants. Starting in the...
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1998. — 352 p. When three-month-old Lia Lee Arrived at the county hospital emergency room in Merced, California, a chain of events was set in motion from which neither she nor her parents nor her doctors would ever recover. Lia's parents, Foua and Nao Kao, were part of a large Hmong community in Merced, refugees from the CIA-run "Quiet War" in Laos....
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Penguin, 2009. — 339 p. Is America the new world Empire? The US government emphatically denies it. Despite the conquest of two sovereign states in as many years, despite the presence of more than 750 military installations across two-thirds of the world's countries and despite his stated intention "to extend the benefits of freedom - to every corner of the world," George W....
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University of Missouri, 2005. — 152 p. ISBN10: 0826215947 ISBN13: 9780826215949 (eng) During American participation in World War I, many events caught the public’s attention, but none so much as the plight of the Lost Battalion. Comprising some five hundred men of the Seventy-seventh Division, the so-called battalion was entrapped on the side of a ravine in the Argonne Forest...
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Thomson Gale, 2006. — xxix, 498 pages. — ISBN 0-684-31347-2; ISBN 0-684-31469-X. Vol 1: Abolition of Slavery in the North to Exploration and Explorers Traces the development of the ideas, customs, and institutions that constitute the American cultural identity through 670 articles by specialists in history, law, religion, literature, art, music, African American studies,...
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Thomson Gale, 2006. —iv, 579 pages. — ISBN 0-684-31348-0; ISBN 0-684-31469-X. Vol 2: Fairs to Poverty Traces the development of the ideas, customs, and institutions that constitute the American cultural identity through 670 articles by specialists in history, law, religion, literature, art, music, African American studies, women's studies, and science and technology.
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Thomson Gale, 2006. — iv, 501 pages. — ISBN 0-684-31440-1; ISBN 0-684-31469-X. Vol 3: Presbyterians to Yorktown, Battle of Traces the development of the ideas, customs, and institutions that constitute the American cultural identity through 670 articles by specialists in history, law, religion, literature, art, music, African American studies, women's studies, and science...
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Oxford University Press, 1989 – 946 p. – ISBN 978-0-19-506905-1. This fascinating book is the first volume in a projected cultural history of the United States, from the earliest English settlements to our own time. It is a history of American folkways as they have changed through time, and it argues a thesis about the importance for the United States of having been British in its...
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Oxford University Press, Inc., 2005. — 862 p. Introduction A Conversation with Captain Preston Early America Visions of the Founders, 1607-1775 A republic united The Search for a Common Vision, 1776-1840 A nation divided Freedom against Liberty, 1840-1912 A world at war A Free Society and Its Enemies, 1916-1945 A people among others Global Visions of Liberty and Freedom, 1945-2004...
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New York: The Devin Adar Company, 1948. — 448 p. One of the earliest tour de force paper that reveil all controversy of Franklin Delano Rooservelt presidentship. The New Dealer Takes the Deck. The Hundred Days. The Banking Crisis. The New New Deal. The Rabbits Go Back in the Hat. The Dance of the Crackpots. An Enemy Is Welcomed. The Ride of the Wild Rabbit. The Coming American...
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University Alabama Press, 2004. — 624 p. An authoritative popular history that places the state in regional and national context. Alabama is a state full of contrasts. On the one hand, it has elected the lowest number of women to the state legislature of any state in the union yet according to historians it produced two of the ten most important American women of the 20th...
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W.W. Norton & Company, 1989. — 539 р. Эта книга подытоживает исследования выдающегося американского историка и экономиста, лауреата Нобелевской премии 1993 года, одного из основателей клиометрики Роберта Фогеля по проблеме истории рабства в Новом Свете, в особенности на Юге США. Аргументированно ставя под сомнение концепции своих предшественников, Фогель доказывает, что...
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W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 1992. — 406 p. The leading volume of this series included absorbing assessments of the efforts of slaves to shape their own culture, and traced the growth of the abolitionists from a handful of religious people, not given countenance by their church or government, into a powerful political force. Fogel delved deeply into the moral currents that first...
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W. W. Norton & Company, 2010. — 1211 p.(Third Edition) A clear, concise, up to date, authoritative history by one of the leading historians in the country.Give Me Liberty! is the leading book in the market because it works in the classroom. A single-author book, Give Me Liberty! offers students a consistent approach, a single narrative voice, and a coherent perspective...
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4th edition. — W. W. Norton & Company, 2014. — 640 p. — ISBN 978-0-393-92033-8. Give Me Liberty! is the #1 book in the U.S. history survey course because it works in the classroom. A single-author text by a leader in the field, Give Me Liberty! delivers an authoritative, accessible, concise, and integrated American history.
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W. W. Norton & Company, 2007. — 720 p. ISBN10: 0393930289 ISBN13: 9780393930283 (eng) Adopted at over 600 universities, colleges, and schools across the country, Eric Foner's Give Me Liberty! is making a difference in the American history survey course.Featuring a single author and a single, comprehensive theme, Give Me Liberty! presents American history with unparalleled...
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2nd Edition. — W. W. Norton & Company, 2008. — 717 p. — ISBN 978-0-393-11273-3. Adopted at over 600 universities, colleges, and schools across the country, Eric Foner's Give Me Liberty! is making a difference in the American history survey course.Featuring a single author and a single, comprehensive theme, Give Me Liberty! presents American history with unparalleled clarity and...
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New York, 1945. — 632 p. The writings of Thomas Paine helped shape the American nation and left their imprint on democratic thought all over the world. These volumes represent an attempt to make these writings available to both the general reader and the student. Volume one contains Paine's major works: Common Sense, The American Crisis, Rights of Man, The Age of Reason, and...
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New York: International Publishers, 1969. — 138 p. The whole world has long admired the courageous life of Helen Keller, the deaf, mute, and blind girl who rose from despair and frustration to become one of America’s great women of inspiration to millions around the world. In recent years, a number of books, movies and plays have celebrated Helen Keller's story with its...
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New York: International Publishers, 1969. — 138 p. The whole world has long admired the courageous life of Helen Keller, the deaf, mute, and blind girl who rose from despair and frustration to become one of America’s great women of inspiration to millions around the world. In recent years, a number of books, movies and plays have celebrated Helen Keller's story with its...
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The University of North Carolina Press, 2002. — 240 p. The Mexican-American War (1846-48) found Americans on new terrain. A republic founded on the principle of armed defense of freedom was now going to war on behalf of Manifest Destiny, seeking to conquer an unfamiliar nation and people. Through an examination of rank-and-file soldiers, Paul Foos sheds new light on the war and...
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Marshall Cavendish Corporation, USA, 2010. — 52 p. — ISBN: 0761442561. Students visit some of the most critical moments of United States history in this exciting new series. Contents . An Ancient Dream. The Space Age Begins. Step by Step toward the Moon. Planning the First Manned Lunar Landing. The Trip to the Moon. “One Giant Leap for Mankind”. A Turning Point....
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Marshall Cavendish Benchmark, 2010. - 52 p. President Thomas Jefferson wanted to purchase the mysterious territory west of the Mississippi, owned by France. How would his officials be able to convince Napoleon to sell it—and how would America pay for it? The biggest real-estate deal in history would more than double the size of the United States in 1803, making the young nation...
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Santa Barbara, Denver, Oxford: ABC-CLIO, 2011. - 372 p. The United States Marine Corps: A Chronology, 1775 to the Present touches upon all aspects of the Continental and U.S. Marine Corps since their inception. All major battles in all major wars are covered, along with innumerable smaller clashes and deployments abroad. The evolution of amphibious doctrine, so essential to...
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Монография. Издательство: Enslow Publishers, 2014. 128 p. Аннотация: The loyalty of Japanese Americans was questioned after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, simply because of their ancestry. Author David K. Fremon looks at the events behind this unfortunate episode from American history, highlighting the personal accounts of many Japanese Americans who were forced to live...
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Chicago, IL: Lake Claremont Press, 2008. — 401 p. — ISBN 978-1-893121-30-0. The impetus for this book was a visit by a Chicago Maritime Society member some years ago to do a little informal research on the city's waterways. The member, Deane Tank Sr., was surprised to learn that precious few such books had ever been written on the topic. There were plenty of general histories of...
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252pp; Oxford University Press, USA (June 14, 1999) Jefferson Davis's Generals is one of the most complete examinations of the Confederate president's relationship with his top military officers. A collection of essays edited by Gettysburg College professor Gabor S. Boritt, it benefits from a variety of viewpoints and concise interpretations. Davis's reputation as a wartime...
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Monograph.N.Y.,"Oxford University Press",2009.-427 p.On September 16,1920 a bomb planted on a horse-drawn wagon exploded into the lunchtime crowd at Wall Street,killing thirty-eight people and wounding hundreds more.Until the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995,it was the worst act of terror in American history.Erupting at the heart of financial capitalism,the Wall Street explosion...
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New York: Military Press, 1986. - 352 pgs. In 1957 a new system of reorganization was designed to meet the army's need for a flexible regimental structure and provide a coherent historical lineage for each unit. This books has a description of each coat-of-arms including shield, crest, and motto. There is complete and up-to-date list (through the Vietnam War) of campaigns in which...
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Johns Hopkins University Press, 2016. — 320 p. In September 1868, the remains of Jacob and Nancy Jane Young were found lying near the banks of Indiana’s White River. It was a gruesome scene. Part of Jacob’s face had been blown off, apparently by the shotgun that lay a few feet away. Spiders and black beetles crawled over his wound. Smoke rose from his wife’s smoldering body,...
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Facts on File, 2008. - 1162 Pages. Designed to meet the needs of high school and college students as well as members of the general public seeking clear explanations of basic government and political topics, "Encyclopedia of American Government and Civics" is a comprehensive resource that is divided into nine sections containing more than 400 essay-length entries. Articles in...
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Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2006. — 79 p. For the past 40 years, military historians and coauthors Anthony Gero and Roger Sturcke have been collecting, researching, writing, and publishing on the militia and National Guard of New York State. As elected fellows of the Company of Military Historians, they have been recognized nationally for their achievements...
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Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2006. — 128 p. Dedicated to the state's citizen soldiers, New York State National Guard reveals the sweeping vista of the often turbulent years from 1860 to 1960. This exciting history documents the faces, dress, and overall activity of New York's militia and National Guard with compelling images that have rarely, if ever, been...
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Routledge, 2006. — 115 p. Preface Maps Early years Independence The twenty-first century
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London and New York, 2006. - 114 р. Атлас представляет краткий обзор истории США от появления первого индейского поселения до 20 века. (на английском языке)
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Bantam Book, 1987. — 424 p. — ISBN: 0-553-37212-2. Say "the Sixties" and the images start coming, images of a time when all authority was defied and millions of young Americans thought they could change the world - either through music, drugs, and universal love or by "putting their bodies on the line" against injustice and war. Todd Gitlin, the highly regarded writer, media...
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Gettysburg, Pennsylvania: Thomas Publications, 1993. — 230 p. William A. Gladstone, better known as Bill, or by his "sad pebble" email address, died in 2012 at 83, a preeminent collector of black militaria. This book is the culmination of his research and collecting of historical items relating to colored troops in the Civil War. The text is basic but wide ranging, leaving...
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Charles Scribner's Sons & Thomson Gale, 2002. — 880 p. ISBN10: 0684312263 ISBN13: 9780684312262 (eng) An essential resource for all American history buffs, this monumental work offers a comprehensive narrative history of the American presidency from the institution of the office in 1789 to the election of Bill Clinton to his second term in 1996. Each chapter is essentially a...
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Metropolitan Books, 2019. — 384 p., Ever since this nation’s inception, the idea of an open and ever-expanding frontier has been central to American identity. Symbolizing a future of endless promise, it was the foundation of the United States’ belief in itself as an exceptional nation―democratic, individualistic, forward-looking. Today, though, America hasa new symbol: the border...
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Cambridge University Press, 2012. - 472 pages. ISBN: 0521612799, 0521848253 Born out of violence and the aspirations of its early settlers, the United States of America has become one of the world's most powerful nations, even as its past continues to inform its present and to mould its very identity as a nation. The search for nationhood and the ambiguities upon which the...
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Random House Large Print, 2018. — 819 p. Where does innovation come from, and how does it spread through a society? And why do some eras see the fruits of innovation spread more democratically, and others, including our own, see the opposite? InCapitalism in America, Alan Greenspan distils a lifetime of grappling with these questions into a master reckoning with the decisive...
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Yale: Yale University Press, 2009. — 536 p. Shortly before 8 a.m. on 16 March 1968, C-Company, First Battalion, Twentieth Infantry, Eleventh Brigade, Americal Division, on a search-and-destroy mission in Quang Ngai Province, South Vietnam, entered the small hamlet of My Lai. By noon every living being the troops could find was dead--about 500 women, children and old men had...
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New York: Cambridge University Press, 2005. — 248 p. This book explores the evolution of early Americans’ first ways of making war to show how war waged against enemy noncombatant populations and agricultural resources ultimately defined Americans’ military heritage. Grenier explains the significance of Americans’ earliest wars with both Indians and Europeans, from the...
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Revised edition — Republic of Texas Press, 2001. — 288 p. None of the participants on the Texas side during the Battle of the Alamo were remembering the Alamo in the months and years following the famous siege and fight of February 23 - ­March 6, 1836. All were dead. But there were a few noncombatant survivors inside the old mission, and on the victorious Mexican side, there were,...
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Naval Historical Center, 1997 - 811 p. ISBN10: 0945274343 ISBN13: 9780945274346 (eng) The fourth edition of United States Naval Aviation 1910–1995 is a testimony to Naval Aviation’s achievements as it prepares to enter the 21st century and its first one hundred years of service. The Naval Historical Center’s Aviation History Office has expanded on previous editions to make this...
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Harvard University Press, 2017. — 512 p. By focusing on the experiences of ordinary Mexicans and Americans, The Dead March offers a clearer historical picture than we have ever had of the brief, bloody war that redrew the map of North America. Peter Guardino invites skepticism about the received view that the United States emerged victorious in the Mexican-American War (1846–1848)...
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Chicago: Charles H.Kerr & Company, 1910. — 296 p. History of the Great American Fortunes by Gustavs Mayers. Vol 1. Part 1: Conditions in settlement and colonial times. Part 2: The great land fortunes.
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Chicago: Charles H.Kerr & Company, 1910. — 296 p. History of the Great American Fortunes by Gustavs Mayers. Vol 2. Great Fortunes from Railroads.
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Chicago: Charles H.Kerr & Company, 1910. — 296 p. History of the Great American Fortunes by Gustavs Mayers. Vol 3. Great Fortunes from Railroads (continued).
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Cambridge University Press, 2007. — 353 p. Nicholas Guyatt offers a completely new understanding of a central question in American history: How did Americans come to think that God favored the United States above other nations? Tracing the story of American providentialism from the founding of Virginia to the collapse of Reconstruction, this book uncovers the British roots of...
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Shippensburg, PA: White Mane Publishing, 1992. - 393 pgs. This is a reference book of muster rolls along with narrative pages designed to provide a connection to the data. Archivist Randy Hackenburg has used period newspapers, eyewitness accounts, official records, and original documents in the Pennsylvania Archives, as a supplement to the story of troops who left Pittsburgh on...
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Smithsonian Institution Scholarly Press, 2019. — 450 p. This collection of essays explores the way history itself has become a contested element within the national legal debate about firearms. The debate over the Second Amendment has unveiled new and useful information about the history of guns and their possession and meaning in the United States of America. History itself has...
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Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. — 298 p. This book is distinctive because it will be a political science oriented introduction to The Federalist Papers. As most of the editions have introductions by historians, and some of them quite good, there is no readily available edition with a political science focus. Such a focus would not ignore the historical dimensions of the founding and...
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Henry Holt and Company, 1918. — 225 p. A compendium of president Woodrow Wilson`s most notable speeches and adresses during presidentship.
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Cambridge University Press, 2007. — 376 p. Alexander Hamilton (1757-1804) was an illegitimate West Indian emigrant who became the first U.S. Secretary of the Treasury. American Machiavelli focuses on Hamilton's controversial activities as foreign policy adviser and aspiring military leader. In the first major study of his foreign policy role in 30 years, John Lamberton Harper...
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Bedford/St. Martin's, 2007. - 1184 pages. "How did that happen?" students wonder about their past. America’s History provides a clear explanation. Instructors rely on America’s History to help them teach that history matters — this means helping their students understand not only what happened, but also why. For the new, sixth edition, the authors took a hard look at all...
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4th edition. — New York—Boston: Bedford/St. Martin's, 2010. — 1202 p. — ISBN 978-9-312-48541-2. The Creation American Society, 1450—1763. The New Respublic, 1763—1820. Economic Revolution and Sectional Strife, 1820—1877. A Maturing Industrial Society, 1877—1914. The Modern State and Society, 1914—1945. The Age of Cold War Liberalism, 1945—1980. A Divided Nation in a...
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The Foreign Policy Research Institute — First Division Museum at Cantigny , August 2013. — 258 p. A Resource for Teachers and Students. Teaching America’s military history is an important civic duty because “We the People” are responsible for the common defense and therefore should know something about it. At the Foreign Policy Research Institute (FPRI), we encourage teachers to...
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Bedford/St. Martin'sр 2014. — 496 p. Exploring American Histories, Value Edition , presents Nancy Hewitt and Steven Lawson's new U.S. history narrative in a two-color trade format with selected maps and images from the full-length text. The authors explore a variety of racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic perspectives and recognize the political, social, and economic contributions of...
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Bison Books, 2007. — 428 p. ISBN10: 0803260393 ISBN13: 9780803260399 (eng) Nebraska author Mari Sandoz remarked that most people see Nebraska as that long flat state that sets between me and any place I want to go. If so, they’re missing plenty, as this entertaining volume makes abundantly clear. Susan A. Wunder and John R. Wunder’s new, expanded, and updated edition of Donald...
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PM Press - 2009 - 73 p. - ISBN 978-1-60486-106-8 An alternative and unorthodox view of the colonization of the Americas by Europeans is offered in this concise history. Eurocentric studies of the conquest of the Americas present colonization as a civilizing force for good, and the native populations as primitive or worse. Colonization is seen as a mutually beneficial process, in...
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Bureau of census, 1960. - 800p. Main statistic materials of nature wealth, life standarts, consumption rate of the american people.
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Bureau of the Census, 1975. — 659 p. Acknowledgments for Chapter Contributions. Introduction. Chapter. Population. Vital Statistics and Health and Medical Care. Migration. Labor. Prices and Price Indexes. National Income and Wealth. Consumer Income and Expenditures. Social Statistics. Land, Water, and Climate. Agriculture. Forestry and Fisheries. Minerals. Appendix: Contributors...
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Bureau of the Census, 1975. — 640 p. Acknowledgments for Chapter Contributions. Introduction. Chapter. Construction and Housing. Manufactures. Transportation. Communications. Energy. Distribution and Services. International Transactions and Foreign Commerce. Business Enterprise. Productivity and Technological Development. Financial Markets and Institutions. Government. Colonial...
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3rd Edition. — Editors. — Imagine Publishing, 2019. — 144 р. — (All about history). Book of the United States
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Boston: Wadsworth, 2011. — 512 p. ISBN: 0495915130. 3 edition Designed to encourage critical thinking about history, the MAJOR PROBLEMS IN AMERICAN HISTORY series introduces readers to both primary sources and analytical essays on important topics in U.S. history. This collection serves as a primary anthology for introductory U.S. history, covering the subject’s entire...
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Boston: Beacon Press, 1955. — 252 p. Contents The coming of darwinism The Vogue of Spencer William Graham Sumner Lester Ward Evolution, ethics and society The dissenters The current of pragmatism Trend in social theory 1890-1945 Racism and imperialism Conclusion Bibliography Notes
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Princeton University Press, 2018. — 960 p. American Empire is a panoramic work of scholarship that presents a bold new global perspective on the history of the United States. Drawing on his expertise in economic history and the imperial histories of Britain and Europe, A. G. Hopkins takes readers from the colonial era to today to show how, far from diverging, the United States and...
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Princeton University Press, 2018. — 960 p. American Empire is a panoramic work of scholarship that presents a bold new global perspective on the history of the United States. Drawing on his expertise in economic history and the imperial histories of Britain and Europe, A. G. Hopkins takes readers from the colonial era to today to show how, far from diverging, the United States and...
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Greenwood, 2011. — 1010 p. ISBN10: 0313341125 ISBN13: 9780313341120 (eng) African American populations are established in every area of the United States, including Hawaii and Alaska (more than10 percent of the population of Fairbanks, Alaska, is African American). Black Americans have played an invaluable role in creating our great nation in myriad ways, including their...
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1663. – 1 fol. В 60-х годах XVII века английские колонисты из Коннектикута и Массачусетса на востоке и северо-востоке и из Мэриленда и Виргинии на юге и юго-западе все чаще стали посягать на территории голландской колонии Новые Нидерланды, которая располагалась на территории современного Нью-Йорка, Нью-Джерси, Делавэра и Коннектикута. Данное обращение, или жалоба, опубликованное в...
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Oxford University Press, 2007. — 944 p. — ISBN 978—0—19—507894—7. The Oxford History of the United States is by far the most respected multi-volume history of our nation. In this Pulitzer prize-winning, critically acclaimed addition to the series, historian Daniel Walker Howe illuminates the period from the battle of New Orleans to the end of the Mexican-American War, an era...
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019. — 528 p. — ISBN 978-0374172145. We are familiar with maps that outline all fifty states. And we are also familiar with the idea that the United States is an “empire,” exercising power around the world. But what about the actual territories―the islands, atolls, and archipelagos―this country has governed and inhabited? In How to Hide an Empire,...
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Cambridge University Press, 1995. — 256 p. The book describes the history of the foreign relations of the United States during 1913-1945, the period of two world wars as well as of momentous changes that brought to an end the period of European domination. The United States emerged as the key global power, actively participating in wars but also promoting trade and investment...
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London. John Murray, Albemarle Street. 1886. Sixth Edition. “The Hawaiian Archipelago” is a great eyewitness account of Hawaii in 1863, by one of the era's most intrepid travelers, after it had been impacted by its collision with the American and European powers but while it was still a robust independent Kingdom and before its forced assimilation into the USA. Isabella Bird...
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Viking, 2016. — 480 p. In her groundbreaking history of the class system in America, extending from colonial times to the present, Nancy Isenberg takes on our comforting myths about equality, uncovering the crucial legacy of the ever-present, always embarrassing––if occasionally entertaining––poor white trash The wretched and landless poor have existed from the time of the...
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New York: Vintage Books, 1992. — 474 p. A direct and fundamentally optimistic indictment of the short-sightedness and intellectual arrogance that has characterized much of urban planning in this century, The Death and Life of Great American Cities has, since its first publication in 1961, become the standard against which all endeavors in that field are measured. In prose of...
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Metropolitan Books, 2004. — 1087 p. — ISBN 0—8050—7442—2. Revolutionary Secularism. The Age of Reason and Unreason. Lost Connections : Anticlericalism, Abolitionism, and Feminism. The Belief and Unbelief of Abraham Lincoln. Evolution and Its Discontents. The Great Agnostic and the Golden Age of Freethought. Dawn of the Culture Wars. Unholy Trinity: Atheists, Reds,...
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New York: Allison & Busby, 1985. — 178 p. Political theorist and cultural critic, novelist and cricket enthusiast, C. L. R. James (1901 - 1989) was a brilliant polymath who has been described by Edward Said as "a centrally important 20th-century figure." Through such landmark works as The Black Jacobins, Beyond a Boundary, and American Civilization, James's thought continues to...
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Wiley Publishing Inc., 2005. - 354 p. 6 edition A complete guide to two of Texas's most diverse and exciting cities Shows visitors how to have a great time in San Antonio, a multicultural city with a rich history (the Alamo) and lots of contemporary attractions (including over forty golf courses) Reveals San Antonio's most memorable experiences-from a stroll along the San...
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Oxford University Press, 2006. — 344 p. Decade of Nightmares: The End Of The Sixties and the Making of Eighties America In a timely account, Jenkins (Dream Catchers) argues that between 1975 and 1986, Americans reacted against '60s radicalism, setting the stage for conservatism's triumphs in the 1980s. During these years, Americans panicked: about angel dust, the Equal Rights...
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Oxford University Press, 1988. — 384 p. For mid-19th-century Americans, the Mexican War was not only a grand exercise in self-identity, legitimizing the young republic's convictions of mission and destiny to a doubting world; it was also the first American conflict to be widely reported in the press and to be waged against an alien foe in a distant and exotic land. It provided a...
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Poison Vine Books, 2009. — 102 p. These are a few of the lies we must believe if America’s political system, culture and world dominance is to endure. Our faith in them insures we never question who we are, how we live or the world we have made. They are essential. We can’t live as we do without them. This list is for all Americans—progressive, conservative, moderate or...
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Oxford University Press, 2007. — 349 p. — (Very Short Introductions). The American founding fathers were dedicated to the project of creating a government both functional and incapable of devolving into tyranny. To do this, they intentionally decentralized decision making among the legislative, executive, and judiciary branches. They believed this separation of powers would force...
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Hardcover: 740 pages Publisher: ABC-CLIO (March 20, 2007) Language: English ISBN-10: 1851095446 ISBN-13: 978-1851095445 A comprehensive, contextual presentation of all aspects―social, political, and economic―of slavery in the United States, from the first colonization through Reconstruction. • Ten major essays and 300 A–Z entries cover all aspects of slavery • Over 100...
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Tampere: University of Eastern Finland, 2016. — 206 p. — ISBN: 97S-952-61-2240-3; ISBN: 978-952-61-2231-1 — (Dissertations in Social Sciences and Business Studies, No 130) The behavior and deeds of American statesman Robert Morris (1734-1806) in his political and financial actions were already very controversial issues among his eighteenth-century contemporaries, and even nowadays...
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Infobase Publishing, 2006. — 112 p. — (Slavery in the Americas). Journeying to a New Land In order to fully understand American history, it is essential to know that for nearly two centuries, Americans bought imported Africans and kept them and their descendants in bondage in the 13 colonies and the United States. Slavery lasted so long and controlled so many lives that its sad...
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Alfred A Knopf, 2006. — 527 p. ISBN10: 0375411054 ISBN13: 9780375411052 (eng) From the author of the immensely influential and best-selling Of Paradise and Power—a major reevaluation of America’s place in the world from the colonial era to the turn of the twentieth century. Robert Kagan strips away the myth of America’s isolationist tradition and reveals a more complicated...
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Athabasca University Press, 2011. — 388 p. Amer-European settlement of the Great Plains transformed bountiful Native soil into pasture and cropland, distorting the prairie ecosystem that the peoples who originally populated the land had long understood and were able to use wisely. Settlers justified this transformation with the unexamined premise of deficiency, according to which...
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Pearson Education, 2011. - 1040 Pages. ISBN: 0205092667 2nd Edition See history. Understand history. Praised by instructors and students alike, the first edition of Visions of America has brought history to life for a generation of visual learners–and has shown how competing visions of America have shaped our nation’s past. We’ve made the second edition of this program...
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Oxford University Press, 2009. — 384 p. Hailed in The New York Times Book Review as "the single best book written in recent years on the sweep of American political history," this groundbreaking work divides our nation's history into three "regimes," each of which lasts many, many decades, allowing us to appreciate as never before the slow steady evolution of American politics,...
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Oxford University Press, 2005. — 320 p. ISBN10: 0195181344 ISBN13: 9780195181340 Volume I (eng) The two volumes of Kelley and Lewis's To Make Our World Anew integrate the work of eleven leading historians into the most up-to-date and comprehensive account available of African American history, from the first Africans brought as slaves into the Americas, right up to today's...
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Holbrook, Massachusetts: Adams Media Corporation, 1995. - 268 pgs. The history of Massachusetts is American history. Beyond the classic schoolbook milestones-the Salem Witch Trials, the Boston Tea Party, and the midnight ride of Paul Revere-Massachusetts has been a hotbed of social reform and political upheaval, and a center of progressive development in the arts and sciences ever...
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Oxford University Press, 2001. — 992 p. — ISBN 0—19—503834—7. A grand historical synthesis...this is the kind of book prizes are made for."--Chicago Tribune"This is modern America's story--modern America's most thrilling, most irresistible, and most significant story--and in this massive volume, David M. Kennedy makes it his story in a way that no one has before. Freedom From...
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Yale University Press, 2016. — 344 p. Thomas Kidd, a widely respected scholar of colonial history, deftly offers both depth and breadth in this accessible, introductory text on the American Colonial era. Interweaving primary documents and new scholarship with a vivid narrative reconstructing the lives of European colonists, Africans, and Native Americans and their encounters in...
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Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2014. — 128 pgs. This is a photographic history containing more than 200 images paired with a descriptive narrative that follows the illustrious story of more than 150 years of wartime service. The book highlights little-known facts about the leaders, soldiers, and units that shaped Wisconsin’s military history. It begins with...
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Greenwood - ABC-CLIO, 2018. — 1034 p. Throughout the Antebellum Era resonated the theme of change: migration, urban growth, the economy, and the growing divide between North and South all led to great changes to which Americans had to respond. By gathering the important aspects of antebellum Americans' lives into an encyclopedia, The World of Antebellum America provides readers...
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Harper Perennial, 2013. — 464 p. In 1949, Florida's orange industry was booming, and citrus barons got rich on the backs of cheap Jim Crow labor. To maintain order and profits, they turned to Willis V. McCall, a violent sheriff who ruled Lake County with murderous resolve. When a white seventeen-year-old Groveland girl cried rape, McCall was fast on the trail of four young...
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A famous speech of Martin Luther King in english. Martin Luther King, Jr. named Michael King at birth(January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African-American Civil Rights Movement.He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King has become a national icon in the...
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Office of Curriculum and Professional Development Department of Social Studies, 2008. - 198p. Table of contents. The Planning Framework. How This Unit Was Developed. Teacher Background: Colonial America and The American Revolution. Brainstorm Web. Essential Question. Sample Daily Planner. Learning and Performance Standards. Social Studies Scope and Sequence. Principles...
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Center of Military History United States Army Washington, D.C., 2011. — 295 p. Documenting Military History Through Artists’ Eyes and in Their Own Words. We can look at an artist’s work and try to visualize what the artist had in mind when he or she was creating the picture. When the artist’s thoughts are available to us, they open a window into the creative process. This book,...
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University of Minnesota Press, 2015. — 225 p. What do our myths say about us? Why do we choose to believe stories that have been disproven? David M. Krueger takes an in-depth look at a legend that held tremendous power in one corner of Minnesota, helping to define both a community’s and a state’s identity for decades. In 1898, a Swedish immigrant farmer claimed to have...
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Boston, Chicago: W.A. Wilde Company, 1920. — 135 p. Stories of the Lives of Those Whom Every Child Should Know.
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AMACOM books, 2009. — 544 p. Ever since the first colonists landed in “The New World,” Americans have forged ahead in their quest to make good on the promises of capitalism and independence. This book vividly illustrates the history of business in the United States from the point of view of the enterprising men and women who made it happen. Weaving together vivid narrative with...
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Harvard: Harvard University Press, 1966. — 460 p. History of political concerns over Communism in the United States from the New Deal of the 1930s to the Red Scare of the 1940s-1950s. Earl Latham presents the first scholarly analysis of the origins, events, and aftermath of one of the most turbulent and controversial periods in American political history—the “McCarthy era.” Part...
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Harmony Books, 1991. — 324 p. A tour guide to battlefields, monuments, historic homes, and other sites, with maps and some 150 photographs and illustrations. Supplementary information includes a chronology of the war, organization of both governments and armies with capsule biographies of leaders, and a source guide to Civil War publications, videos, libraries, and collections.
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Penguin Press, 2013. - 304 р. In the heart of America, a metropolis is quietly destroying itself. Detroit, once the richest city in the nation, is now its poorest. Once the vanguard of America’s machine age—mass production, automobiles, and blue-collar jobs—Detroit is now America’s capital for unemployment, illiteracy, foreclosure, and dropouts. A city the size of San Francisco...
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Spiegel & Grau, 2015. — 384 p. On a warm spring evening in South Los Angeles, a young man was shot and killed on a sidewalk minutes away from his home, one of hundreds of young men slain in LA every year. His assailant ran down the street, jumped into an SUV, and vanished, hoping to join the vast majority of killers in American cities who are never arrested for their crimes....
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University of California Press, 1997. — 372 p. This book analyzes the triangle of interactions among the medical profession, state authorities, and women in the practice, policing, and politics of abortion during the era when abortion was a crime. As individual women consulted with doctors, they made them understand their needs. Sympathy for their female patients drew...
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Reference USA, 2000. - 3200 p. This new edition admirably continues the standard set in 1986 of providing high-quality, insightful, and thorough essays by leading constitutional scholars, law school professors, judges, historians, and political scientists on practical and theoretical topics dealing with every aspect of constitutional law in the U.S., from the Constitutional...
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New York: Avon Books, 1995. - 423 pgs. "You cannot understand the twentieth century without Hiroshima." So begins this profound and transforming book about the aftermath of America's use of the atomic bomb against Japan at the end of World War II. The authors, who have studied the atomic bombings for decades, illuminate what really happened on August 6, 1945, the day the city of...
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Oxford University Press, 2008. — 197 p. Why has it been so long since an American president has effectively and consistently presented well-crafted, intellectually substantive arguments to the American public? Why have presidential utterances fallen from the rousing speeches of Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, Wilson, and FDR to a series of robotic repetitions of talking points and...
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Taylor Trade Publishing, 2003. — 320 p. Destined to be a controversial history of one of the most popular Americna landmarks, Alamo Traces is Thomas Ricks Lindley's masterpiece. Fifteen years of research makes this critical examination of the Alamo story a volume of historical truth and accuracy. The author burrows deep into the records and shovels away deposits of myth, folklore,...
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Yale University Press, 2015. — 360 p. — (New Directions in Narrative History). Andrew Lipman’s eye-opening first book is the previously untold story of how the ocean became a “frontier” between colonists and Indians. When the English and Dutch empires both tried to claim the same patch of coast between the Hudson River and Cape Cod, the sea itself became the arena of contact...
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Second Edition. 2007, 468 pages. ISBN-13: 978-0-7432-9628-1. "Every teacher, every student of history, every citizen should read this book. It is both a refreshing antidote to what has passed for history in our educational system and a one-volume education in itself.". Howard Zinn, author of A Peopled History of the United States. Contents: . Introduction to the Second...
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New York: Random House, 2012. — 864 p. Качество: изначально электронное This is an outstanding piece of scholarship on the subject of France's war in Indochina and how it became America's war in Vietnam. It is also an exceedingly well-written piece of literature. Avoiding theoretical constructs and academic language, Logevall has provided a first-rate history that will appeal...
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Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2005. — 277 p. — ISBN-13 978-0-471-44415-2. As a new century dawned, a newly elected U.S. president was forced to confront a grave threat to the nation — an escalating series of unprovoked attacks on Americans by Muslim terrorists sworn to carry out jihad against all Western powers. Worse still, these fanatics operated under the protection and...
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The Arthur H. Clark Company, 2016. — 312 p. By 1870, only one group of American Indians in the 300,000 square miles of the Dakota and Montana Territories still held firm against being placed on reservations: a few thousand Teton Sioux and Northern Cheyennes, all followers of the charismatic Sitting Bull. It was then that Philadelphia’s Jay Cooke, “the financier of the Civil War,”...
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Ludwell Denny. We Fight for Oil. N-Y-L. 1928. The United States became an economic empire, circling seas and continents, penetrating the very capitals of older empires. Now no major development can occur in any foreign country without touching some American interest. With Europe poor from the war, with undeveloped continents opening to exploitation, America's surplus...
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Washington, D.C.: The Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1945. — 129 p. На англ. языке; качество местами посредственное. Рассекреченные материалы разведслужб США о нефтедобывающей и нефтеперерабатывающей промышленности стран Оси, обобщенные сотрудниками Enemy Oil Committee. Приведена переписка об использовании этих материалов.
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New York: D.Appleton and Co., 1901. — 1490 p. History often has to consider events which did not occur equally with those which did. When in 1803 Napoleon sold the vast Louisiana territories to the United States he anticipated the creation within a few years of a new maritime power capable of challenging the naval supremacy of England. It was not though until 1880-1920 that the US...
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University Of Chicago Press, 2010. — 219 p. On August 5, 1949, a crew of fifteen of the United States Forest Service's elite airborne firefighters, The Smoke Jumpers, stepped into the sky above a remote forest fire in the Montana wilderness. Two hours after their jump, all but three of these men were dead or mortally burned from a "blowup" -- an explosive, 2,000-degree...
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ABC-Clio, 2015. — 2279 p. — ISBN-10: 1610694295. — ISBN-13: 978-1610694292 This four-volume encyclopedia chronicles the historical roots of the United States' current military dominance, documenting its growth from continental expansionism to hemispheric hegemony to global empire. Overviews the history of American imperialism through chronologically arranged entries that are...
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Harvard University Press, 2003. - 358 Pages. This subtle, wide-ranging study examines changing attitudes towards insolvency and their importance to the economy and self-image of the early American republic. Mann, a professor of law and history at the University of Pennsylvania, shows how debtor-relief movements like Shay's Rebellion, a post-Revolution wave of business failures...
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Simon & Schuster, 2003. — 592 p. Here is the epic story of Vietnam and thesixties told through the events of a few tumultuous days in October 1967. David Maraniss takes the reader on an unforgettable journey to the battlefields of war and peace. With meticulous and captivating detail, They Marched Into Sunlight brings that catastrophic time back to life while examining...
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University Press of Florida, 2015. — 392 p. Historical and archaeological evidence shows that racism defined the social fabric of the northeastern states as much as it did the Deep South. This collection of essays looks at both new sites and well-known areas to explore race, resistance, and white supremacy in the region. With essays covering rural communities, small towns, and...
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Oxford University Press, Inc., 2000. — 369 p. Preface How to use this book American woman`s history Important dates Museums and historical sites Further reading Index
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Doubleday, 2016. — 464 p. Why is America living in an age of profound economic inequality? Why, despite the desperate need to address climate change, have even modest environmental efforts been defeated again and again? Why have protections for employees been decimated? Why do hedge-fund billionaires pay a far lower tax rate than middle-class workers? The conventional answer...
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Denton, TX: University of North Texas Press, 1997. - 185 pgs. Lieutenant Theodore Laidley, a West Point graduate whose army career spanned forty years until his retirement as a colonel in 1882, was a young officer during the Mexican War. Like so many of his fellow soldiers he wrote long letters home describing new and unusual sights and events. Laidley landed at Veracruz in March...
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Regnery History, 2017. — 320 p. He's the subject of a hit Broadway musical, the face on the ten-dollar bill, and one of the most popular founding fathers. But what do you really know about Alexander Hamilton? Hamilton was no American hero, says author Brion McClanahan. In fact, he spent his life working to make sure citizens and states could not hold the federal government...
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Intercollegiate Studies Institute, 2000. - 102 pages. No nation in modern history has had a more powerful sense of its own distinctiveness than the United States. Yet few Americans understand the immensely varied sources of that sense and the fascinating debates that have always swirled around our attempts to define America with greater precision. In this introduction to the...
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University of Wisconsin Press, 2009. — 705 p. At the end of the nineteenth century the United States swiftly occupied a string of small islands dotting the Caribbean and Western Pacific, from Puerto Rico and Cuba to Hawaii and the Philippines. "Colonial Crucible: Empire in the Making of the Modern American State" reveals how this experiment in direct territorial rule subtly but...
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Harvard University Press, 2010. — 456 p. The story of the Confederate States of America, the proslavery, antidemocratic nation created by white Southern slaveholders to protect their property, has been told many times in heroic and martial narratives. Now, however, Stephanie McCurry tells a very different tale of the Confederate experience. When the grandiosity of Southerners'...
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Oxford University Press, 1999. - 230 pgs. The First Battle of Manassas claimed the lives of approximately 878 soldiers and wounded another 2, 489. With a battlefield stretching nearly five miles, 15,000 Union and 14,000 Confederate soldiers clashed for four fateful days, many of them young and terrified and receiving their first taste of a long and bitter war. Their courage,...
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HarperCollins, 2004. — 456 p. — ISBN 978—0—06—182466—1. A powerful reinterpretation of the founding of America, by a Pulitzer Prize -- winning historian "The creation of the United States of America is the central event of the past four hundred years," declares Walter McDougall in his preface to Freedom Just Around the Corner. With this statement begins McDougall's most...
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Thompson, 2003. - 1134 pages. Grade 9 Up–This comprehensive, accessible set will serve as a useful supplement for research. Myriad aspects of the crisis are covered in almost 550 alphabetically arranged, cross-referenced articles written by hundreds of international scholars. About 200 of the articles are biographies. Topics are easily located via a practical outline in volume...
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Cambridge University Press, 1990. — 392 p. The living resources of California's rivers and coastal waters are among the most varied and productive in the world. They also offer a laboratory example of the mismanagement and waste that have attended the settlement and development of the North American continent. The Fisherman's Problem is a study of the interaction among resource...
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Harvard University Press, 2009. — 384 p. Книга на английском языке. In a meticulously researched and engagingly written narrative, Brian McGinty rescues the story of Abraham Lincoln and the Supreme Court from long and undeserved neglect, recounting the compelling history of the Civil War president's relations with the nation's highest tribunal and the role it played in...
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Charleston, South Carolina: Acadia Publishing, 2004. - 128 pgs. The Images of America series celebrates the history of neighborhoods, towns, and cities across the country using archival photographs. This volume is dedicated to Fort Riley, Kansas, founded in 1853 to protect merchants and settlers on the Santa Fe and Oregon-California Trails. Fort Riley kept the peace during the...
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Harper, 1997. — 352 p. "The war in Vietnam was not lost in the field, nor was it lost on the front pages of the New York Times or the college campuses. It was lost in Washington, D.C." -- H. R. McMaster (from the Conclusion) Dereliction Of Duty is a stunning new analysis of how and why the United States became involved in an all-out and disastrous war in Southeast Asia. Fully and...
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Harper, 1997. — 352 p. "The war in Vietnam was not lost in the field, nor was it lost on the front pages of the New York Times or the college campuses. It was lost in Washington, D.C." -- H. R. McMaster (from the Conclusion) Dereliction Of Duty is a stunning new analysis of how and why the United States became involved in an all-out and disastrous war in Southeast Asia. Fully and...
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Chelsea House Publications, 2010. - 136 pages. "Discovering U.S. History" spans the complex and varied history of the United States from prehistoric times to the present day. This new chronological set can be read as a whole, providing readers with a comprehensive history, or as standalone volumes, with each title serving as a time capsule of a particular era. Each title brings...
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Chelsea House Publications, 2010. - 136 pages. "Discovering U.S. History" spans the complex and varied history of the United States from prehistoric times to the present day. This new chronological set can be read as a whole, providing readers with a comprehensive history, or as standalone volumes, with each title serving as a time capsule of a particular era. Each title brings...
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Chelsea House Publications, 2010. - 128 pages. "Discovering U.S. History" spans the complex and varied history of the United States from prehistoric times to the present day. This new chronological set can be read as a whole, providing readers with a comprehensive history, or as standalone volumes, with each title serving as a time capsule of a particular era. Each title brings...
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Chelsea House Publications, 2010. - 144 pages. "Discovering U.S. History" spans the complex and varied history of the United States from prehistoric times to the present day. This new chronological set can be read as a whole, providing readers with a comprehensive history, or as standalone volumes, with each title serving as a time capsule of a particular era. Each title brings...
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Chelsea House Publications, 2010. - 136 pages. "Discovering U.S. History" spans the complex and varied history of the United States from prehistoric times to the present day. This new chronological set can be read as a whole, providing readers with a comprehensive history, or as standalone volumes, with each title serving as a time capsule of a particular era. Each title brings...
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Chelsea House Publications, 2010. - 136 pages. "Discovering U.S. History" spans the complex and varied history of the United States from prehistoric times to the present day. This new chronological set can be read as a whole, providing readers with a comprehensive history, or as standalone volumes, with each title serving as a time capsule of a particular era. Each title...
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Chelsea House Publications, 2010. - 136 pages. "Discovering U.S. History" spans the complex and varied history of the United States from prehistoric times to the present day. This new chronological set can be read as a whole, providing readers with a comprehensive history, or as standalone volumes, with each title serving as a time capsule of a particular era. Each title brings...
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Chelsea House Publications, 2010. — 128 p. "Discovering U.S. History" spans the complex and varied history of the United States from prehistoric times to the present day. This new chronological set can be read as a whole, providing readers with a comprehensive history, or as standalone volumes, with each title serving as a time capsule of a particular era. Each title brings to...
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Chelsea House Publications, 2010. - 136 pages. "Discovering U.S. History" spans the complex and varied history of the United States from prehistoric times to the present day. This new chronological set can be read as a whole, providing readers with a comprehensive history, or as standalone volumes, with each title serving as a time capsule of a particular era. Each title...
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Chelsea House Publications, 2010. - 144 pages. "Discovering U.S. History" spans the complex and varied history of the United States from prehistoric times to the present day. This new chronological set can be read as a whole, providing readers with a comprehensive history, or as standalone volumes, with each title serving as a time capsule of a particular era. Each title brings...
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Chelsea House Publications, 2010. - 136 pages. "Discovering U.S. History" spans the complex and varied history of the United States from prehistoric times to the present day. This new chronological set can be read as a whole, providing readers with a comprehensive history, or as standalone volumes, with each title serving as a time capsule of a particular era. Each title brings...
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Purdue University Press, 2009. — 157 p. Contents Acknowledgments This book describes what Josiah E. DuBois, Jr., did to help bring about the rescue of Jews from the Holocaust. It is neither a biography of DuBois nor a comprehensive history of the War Refugee Board, the U.S. government rescue agency that he helped bring into existence and of which he was a leader. Those are...
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New York: Oxford University Press, 2013. — 275 р. This is a surprisingly singular study of the U.S. Presidents who somehow didn't make it into the common history of our nation. Michael Gerhardt's objective seems to be to prove that they are an essential part of our constitutional history, even if they are not remembered by most of us. But "forgotten'' is a relative term here....
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Wiley-Blackwell, 2011. The book provides updated and revised coverage of the background, founding, and development of the thirteen English North American colonies. Fully revised and expanded fourth edition, with updated bibliography. Includes new coverage of the simultaneous development of French, Spanish, and Dutch colonies in North America, and extensively re-written and...
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Ulysses Press, 2011. — 240 p. — ISBN-10 1569758603. Americans have been taught that their nation is civilized and humane. But, too often, U.S. actions have been uncivilized and inhumane. — Howard Zinn. Shedding light on 500 years of suppression, this shocking exposé reveals the pivotal role in American history played by its most invisible minority—zombies. From colonization and...
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Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1989. - 232 pgs. The account of the American army soldiers who deserted to fight in the Mexican army. The author uncovers the reasons for these desertions, presenting the soldiers' stories as they are revealed in records of the time. Many of these deserters were immigrant Irishmen, but the Saint Patrick's Battalion included men of a dozen...
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University of North Texas Press, 2006. — 440 p. This second volume of the "Savage Frontier" series focuses on two of the bloodiest years of fighting in the young Texas Republic, 1838 and 1839. By early 1838, the Texas Rangers were in danger of disappearing altogether. Stephen L. Moore shows how the major general of the new Texas Militia worked around legal constraints in order to...
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Zenith Press, 2011. - 163 p. The history of African Americans and the military is complicated by blacks' efforts to fight for recognition as citizens to be able to serve in the military as well as the rigors of fighting overseas once in the military. Morris, the grandson of two decorate army officers, offers a sweeping look at the history of the American military service by...
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Последний салют: Гражданские и военные похороны 1921-1969. Department of the Army, Washington, 1991. 456 стр. Язык английский. 134 рис., много таблиц, более 200 фотографий. Книга рассказывает о всех похоронах значительных граждан Америки в годы 1921-1969.
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Yale University Press, 2009 - 368 p. ISBN10: 0300152760 ISBN13: 9780300152760 (eng) According to the prevailing view of counterinsurgency, the key to defeating insurgents is selecting methods that will win the people’s hearts and minds. The hearts-and-minds theory permeates not only most counterinsurgency books of the twenty-first century but the U.S. Army/Marine Corps...
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The University of North Carolina Press, 2007. - 214 p. ISBN: 978-0-8078-3173-1 Review "Excellent evidence-driven research. . . . [A] valuable contribution." -American Studies "[A] clearly written history. . . . A close and nuanced reading of the hunt for Japanese American disloyalty during World War II. . . . Points to new areas of profitable research for historians of...
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Crown Publishing Group, 2012. — 416 p. — ISBN: 0307453421, From the bestselling author of Losing Ground and The Bell Curve, this startling long-lens view shows how America is coming apart at the seams that historically have joined our classes. In Coming Apart, Charles Murray explores the formation of American classes that are different in kind from anything we have ever...
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1998, ISBN: 0844770949, 50 pages. This work examines the relationship between economic inequality and Intelligence Quotient (IQ), to see how much of observed income inequality is attributable to differences in earning capabilities that are closely associated with differences in cognitive ability.
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Cambridge University Press, 2013. — 304 p. — (Political Economy of Institutions and Decisions). This book offers an analytical explanation for the origins of and change in property institutions on the American frontier during the nineteenth century. Its scope is interdisciplinary, integrating insights from political science, economics, law, and history. This book shows how...
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Infobase Publishing, 2010. — 5195 p. With its release in 2003, the Encyclopedia of American History relegated many similar titles to the realm of obsolescence. Drawing on a wealth of current scholarly study, this revision not only contains new entries for the years since 2003 (the entry for Barack Obama, for example) but, with several hundred additional entries and revisions,...
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2nd Revised edition. — Amsco School Publications, 2010. — 768 p. Covers the process of preparing for the Advanced Placement U.S. history exam, from deciding on a strategy and evaluating strengths and weaknesses through practice exams and reviewing the subject area.
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Washington: United States Government printing office, 2005. — 389 p. Contents Page Biography Funeral Services for the Late Ronald Reagan, Held at— U.S. Capitol Rotunda Washington National Cathedral Ronald Reagan Presidential Library Memorial Tributes in the House of Representatives of the United States Memorial Tributes in the Senate of the United States Index
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Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1952. — 99 p. Preface The Ironic Element in the American Situation The Innocent Nation in an Innocent World Happiness, Prosperity and Virtue The Master of Destiny The Triumph of Experience Over Dogma The International Class Struggle The American Future The Significance of Irony
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USA: Oxford University Press, 1989. — 416 p. How do religion and politics interact in America? Why is it that at certain periods in American history, religious and political thought have followed a parallel course while at other times they have moved in entirely different directions? To what extent have minority perspectives challenged the majority position on the religious and...
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Wadsworth, Cengage Learning, 2012. - 947 pages. ISBN: 0495915254 9 edition A PEOPLE AND A NATION is a best-selling text offering a spirited narrative that tells the stories of all people in the United States. The authors' attention to race and racial identity and their inclusion of everyday people and popular culture brings history to life, engaging readers and encouraging them...
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Wadsworth, 2011. - 496 pages. The Brief Edition of "A People and a Nation" offers a succinct and spirited narrative that tells the stories of all people in the United States. The authors' attention to race and racial identity and their inclusion of everyday people and popular culture brings history to life, engaging readers and encouraging them to imagine what life was really...
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Turner Publishing, 2006. — 240 p. ISBN 1596522496. Origin of Harford County, Maryland. Sheriff of Harford County. The Sheriff's office. First female deputy sheriff in Maryland. Courthouse and jail. Accounts of happenings at the jail. Harford County Detention Center. Wardens. Correctional response team. Sheriff's role as executioner. Sheriff's office activities from the past....
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Oxford university press, 2010. - 161p. Contents. List of illustrations. Introduction. The predicament: the discontents of the Gilded Age. The crisis of the nineties, 1889–1901. Progressivism takes shape, 1901–1908. The high tide of Progressivism, 1908–1917. Calamities: World War I and the fl u epidemic, 1917–1919. Ebb tide, 1919–1921. References. Further reading. Index.
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CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2018. — 183 p. — ISBN 1722057696, 9781722057695. Are you interested in learning more about California? Sure, you've heard of Hollywood, but how much do you really know about the Golden State? Do you know how it got its nickname or what it was nicknamed first? There's so much to know about California that even people born in the state...
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Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, 2010. - 40 Pages. ISBN: 037583527X. In this tender, beautiful letter to his daughters, President Barack Obama has written a moving tribute to thirteen groundbreaking Americans and the ideals that have shaped our nation. From the artistry of Georgia O'Keeffe, to the courage of Jackie Robinson, to the patriotism of George Washington, President Obama...
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Boston: Reality Marketing Inc, 2005. - 224 p. ISBN-10: 0966016548 Trance Formation of America is the documented autobiography of a victim of government mind control Cathy O'Brien is the only vocal and recovered survivor of the Central Intelligence Agency's MK-Ultra Project Monarch mind control operation.
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Longman Group, 2004. — 146 p. An Illustrated History of the USA explores the development of the United States from its origins as a land inhabited by scattered Amerindian tribes to the culturally diverse but united country that we see today.
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Facts on File, 2001. — 214 p. — (Facts on File Library of American History). — ISBN 0-8160-3698-5. Made up of diverse groups who descend from speakers of the Spanish language, Hispanic Americans nonetheless share a complex history marked by both isolationism and empire-building, and in which distinctive local cultures absorbed and adapted new influences. Atlas of Hispanic-American...
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Oxford University Press, 2005. — 369 p. This is a dazzling read on how cultural, political, and scientific endeavor combine to battle an enemy of humanity, and how each of the three is elevated or diminished by personal psychological forces. It portrays the fight against a scourge of nature from both the individual and the societal perspective (for these are always the two that...
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006. — 512 p. Named one of the Best Books of 2005 by The New York Times, The Washington Post Book World, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle Book Review, The Los Angeles Times Book Review, The New York Times Book Review, USA Today, Time, and New York magazine. The Assassins’ Gate: America in Iraq recounts how the United...
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2006. — 512 p. Named one of the Best Books of 2005 by The New York Times, The Washington Post Book World, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The San Francisco Chronicle Book Review, The Los Angeles Times Book Review, The New York Times Book Review, USA Today, Time, and New York magazine. The Assassins’ Gate: America in Iraq recounts how the United...
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University Of Chicago Press, 2009. — 472 p. ISBN10: 0226644316 ISBN13: 9780226644318 (eng) Chicago has been called by many names. Nelson Algren declared it a City on the Make. Carl Sandburg dubbed it the City of Big Shoulders. Upton Sinclair christened it The Jungle, while New Yorkers, naturally, pronounced it the Second City. At last there is a book for all of us, whatever...
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Publisher: Chicago Review Press. Date : 2009. Pages : 224. Unlock and explore American history firsthand though this nation’s most important documents. Much more than a reference book, The Keys to American History tells the story of a growing, vibrant democracy through its laws, Supreme Court rulings, treaties, and presidential speeches, from colonial times to the present....
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N.Y.: Westview Press, 1990. — 195 p. — ISBN 0064301826. A concise, thoughtful study and analysis of American Negro slavery. "One could hardly imagine a more fair-minded, judicious evaluation of such a hotly contested subject."-Washington Post
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London: Pluto Press, 2019. — 273 p. In an age of political and economic uncertainty, from the Great Recession to the election of Donald Trump, it is essential to understand the ways capitalism and imperialism are central to the American way of life. The story told in this book brings together a new interpretation of American history beyond mainstream perspectives to chart the ways...
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Southern Illinois University Press, 2014. — 160 p. Disaster relief as we know it did not exist when the deadliest tornado in U.S. history gouged a path from southeast Missouri through southern Illinois and into southwestern Indiana. The tri-state tornado of 1925 hugged the ground for 219 miles, generated wind speeds in excess of 300 miles per hour, and killed 695 people....
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Harvard University Press, 2014. — 313 p. — (Studies in Modern History). One of the largest estuaries on the North Atlantic coast, Narragansett Bay served as a gateway for colonial expansion in the seventeenth century and the birthplace of American industrialization in the late eighteenth. Christopher Pastore presents an environmental history of this watery corner of the Atlantic...
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Oxford University Press, 1997. — 829 p. — ISBN 0—19—511797—2. Beginning in 1945, America rocketed through a quarter-century of extraordinary economic growth, experiencing an amazing boom that soared to unimaginable heights in the 1960s. At one point, in the late 1940s, American workers produced 57 percent of the planet's steel, 62 percent of the oil, 80 percent of the...
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Oxford University Press, 2005. — 480 p. — ISBN 978—0—19—512216—9. In Restless Giant, acclaimed historical author James Patterson provides a crisp, concise assessment of the twenty-seven years between the resignation of Richard Nixon and the election of George W. Bush in a sweeping narrative that seamlessly weaves together social, cultural, political, economic, and international...
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HarperCollins Publishers, Inc., 1997. — 640 р. — ISBN 0060168366 Writing a history of the American people, covering over 400 years, from the late 16th century to the end of the 20th, and dealing with the physical background and development of an immense tract of diverse territory, is a herculean task. It can be accomplished only by the ruthless selection and rejection of...
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The Great Courses, 2018. — 130 p. The office of the president of the United States of America is one that can shape not just a nation but the entire world. But what limits are there if any on presidential power? How do we keep such awesome responsibility in check? These 12 eyeopening, timely lectures examine the ins and outs of presidential investigations using past events as a...
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Lexington Books, 2018. — 430 p. Contrary to most academic commentary on The Federalist , this book contends that the most significant teachings of the work did not have to do with the institutions of government so much as with the non-institutional features of American constitutionalism, specifically its advocacy for greater union, the development of an unparalleled culture of...
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The Cambridge History of American Foreign Relations. Vol. 1: The Creation of a Republican Empire, 1776–1865 / ed. by B. Perkins. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1993. 272 p. Series The Cambridge History of American Foreign Relations Edited by Bradford Perkins Hardback ISBN-10 0521382092. Hardback ISBN-13 9780521382090 The Creation of a Republican Empire traces...
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Dutton Adult, 2007. - 371 pages ISBN : 978-0525950158 "The Secret History's" Prologue provides an outstanding summary of the dark side of American generosity as exemplified by the World Bank's actions. The U.S. holds veto power over major World Bank decisions, and its president is appointed by the U.S. president. Perkins asserts that the World Bank's mission quickly became...
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Brill, 2016. — 232 p. — (Studies in Critical Social Sciences. Critical Global Studies). This book concerns the form taken today by US imperialism in Latin America, with reference to the projection of US state power as a means of both advancing the economic interests of the US capitalist class in the region and maintaining its hegemony over the world capitalist system. In...
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Penguin Books, 2007. — 480 p. — ISBN 978—1—1012—1883—9. Nathaniel Philbrick became an internationally renowned author with his National Book Award? winning In the Heart of the Sea, hailed as ?spellbinding? by Time magazine. In Mayflower, Philbrick casts his spell once again, giving us a fresh and extraordinarily vivid account of our most sacred national myth: the voyage of the...
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T’Ansterdam gedruckt by Otto Barentsz, 1662. – 15 p. Питер Корнелис Плокхой, меннонит и общественный реформатор из Нидерландов, родился в городе Зирикзее примерно в 1625 году. Он переехал в Амстердам в 1648 году и довольно быстро приобрел широкую известность в интеллектуальных кругах города. В 1658 году он отправился в Лондон, где он безуспешно пытался заручиться поддержкой...
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TheCapitol.Net (2009). 52 pages. Declaration of Independence. The Constitution of the United States. The Bill of Rights Amendments XI–XXVII.
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Wiley-Blackwell, 2010. — 358 p. This student-friendly introduction combines both thematic andchronological approaches in exploring the pivotal role religionplayed in American history - and of its impact across a range of issues, from identity formation and politics, to race, gender, andclass. * A comprehensive introduction to American religious history thatsuccessfully combines...
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Facts on File, 2005. — 464 p. The transformation of the culture of the North American continent since the 15th century is one of the great historical events of the past 500 years. For good or bad, it has shaped the destinies of millions of people of all races, transformed the nature of international politics, and altered the concept of personal possibilities in every country....
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Basic Books, 2002. — 640 p. About this book:In 1993, as a 23-year-old correspondent covering the wars in the Balkans, I was initially comforted by the roar of NATO planes flying overhead. President Clinton and other western leaders had sent the planes to monitor the Bosnian war, which had killed almost 200,000 civilians. But it soon became clear that NATO was unwilling to...
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Basic Books, 2002. — 640 p. About this book:In 1993, as a 23-year-old correspondent covering the wars in the Balkans, I was initially comforted by the roar of NATO planes flying overhead. President Clinton and other western leaders had sent the planes to monitor the Bosnian war, which had killed almost 200,000 civilians. But it soon became clear that NATO was unwilling to...
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L.B.Prince and Co Ltd., 1961. — 75 p. Civil War Facts Pictures Uniforms Dates and places Recommended readings
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Berkeley, London, Los Angeles: University of California Press, 2006. — 346 p. Isbn0-520-24519-9. Part i. Race, Class, And activism. Race and Political Activism. Differential Racialization in Southern California. The Politicization of the Third World Left. Part iI. The third world left. Serving the People and Vanguard Politics: The Formation of the Third World Left in Los...
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Facts on File, 1999. - 400 Pages. Colonial America to 1763 provides libraries with a compendium of basic quantitative data from the most important government sources and scholarly studies. It includes more than statistical tables. It places this data in scholarly perspective with brief sketches or extended essays (as are appropriate) summarizing current ideas on the broadest...
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Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 1999. — 128 p. Fort Monroe: The Key to the South is a powerful pictorial portraying the exciting history of the only fort in the Upper South to remain under Union control throughout the Civil War. Strategically located on Old Point Comfort guarding the entrance to Hampton Roads and dominating the lower Chesapeake Bay, Fort...
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Bloomsbury Press , 2015. — 384 p. In fascinating detail, Sam Quinones chronicles how, over the past 15 years, enterprising sugar cane farmers in a small county on the west coast of Mexico created a unique distribution system that brought black tar heroin--the cheapest, most addictive form of the opiate, 2 to 3 times purer than its white powder cousin--to the veins of people...
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Vintage Books, 1997. — 384 p. Bad Land: An American Romance is a travelogue of Jonathan Raban's research, over a two-year period, into the settlement of southeastern Montana in the early 20th century. The focus of the book is on the least-populated and least-known area of the United States - the badland area between Marmarth, ND and Terry, MT along the route of the Milwaukee...
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New York: Palgrave Pivot, 2013. — 74 p. — ISBN-10: 113733908X; ISBN-13: 978-1137339089. This book explores two critical strands in American Studies: policy conversations on legal and illegal immigration and social and educational conversations on diversity and multiculturalism. As author Benjamin Railton shows, a fresh look at the Chinese Exclusion Act overturns much of the...
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Capitalistpig, 2018. — 222 p. — ASIN B07HNPHW45. Featuring never before released material from Ayn Rand... about politics! Most people have no idea what the United States represents. Ayn Rand did grasp America’s political essence down to its roots. World-famous as the author of Atlas Shrugged, Rand emigrated from Russia to the United States in 1926 at the age of twenty-one. Upon...
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Oxfordr: Oxford University Press — 2008 — 160 p. — ISBN-10: 0195326342; ISBN-13: 978-0195326345. The New Deal shaped our nation's politics for decades, and was seen by many as tantamount to the "American Way" itself. Now, in this superb compact history, Eric Rauchway offers an informed account of the New Deal and the Great Depression, illuminating its successes and failures....
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Harvard University Press, 2010. — 382 p. Drinking a glass of tap water, strolling in a park, hopping a train for the suburbs: some aspects of city life are so familiar that we don’t think twice about them. But such simple actions are structured by complex relationships with our natural world. The contours of these relationships—social, cultural, political, economic, and...
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Southern Illinois University Press, 2014. — 408 p. Disputing the so-called ghetto studies that depicted the early part of the twentieth century as the nadir of African American society, this thoughtful volume by Christopher Robert Reed investigates black life in turn-of-the-century Chicago, revealing a vibrant community that grew and developed on Chicago’s South Side in the...
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Reeves. Thomas C . Twentieth-century america. A brief History. Oxford university press. 2000. 322 страницы Книга. История Сша xx века. Монография С иллюстрациями, справочным аппаратом.
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HarperCollins e-book, 2008. — 383 p. Discovery and Settlement of the New World Manifest Destiny, Progressivism, War, Photographic Insert Inde pendence and Nation Building An Emerging Identity The Jacksonian Era The Dispute over Slavery, Secession, and the Civil War Reconstruction and the Gilded Age and the Roaring Twenties The Great Depression, the New Deal, and World War II The...
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Penguin, 2006. — 516 p. The definitive military chronicle of the Iraq war and a searing judgment on the strategic blindness with which America has conducted it, drawing on the accounts of senior military officers giving voice to their anger for the first time. Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post senior Pentagon correspondant Thomas E. Ricks's Fiasco is masterful and...
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Penguin, 2006. — 516 p. The definitive military chronicle of the Iraq war and a searing judgment on the strategic blindness with which America has conducted it, drawing on the accounts of senior military officers giving voice to their anger for the first time. Pulitzer Prize-winning Washington Post senior Pentagon correspondant Thomas E. Ricks's Fiasco is masterful and...
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M.E. Sharpe, 2008. - 279 pages. For any introductory American history instructor who wants to make the subject more appealing, this book is ideal. It's designed to supplement a main text, and focuses on personalized history presented through engaging biographies of figures from 1865 to the present. This book tells the history of the United States through the story of its...
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Oxford University Press, 2010. — 166 p. — (Very Short Introductions). In the second edition of The U.S. Congress, Donald A. Ritchie, a congressional historian for more than thirty years, takes readers on a fascinating, behind-the-scenes tour of Capitol Hill, pointing out the key players, explaining their behavior, and translating parliamentary language into plain English. No mere...
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Bedford/St. Martin’s: 2008 - 576 p. ISBN: 0312452934 The American Promise is more teachable and memorable than any other U.S. survey text. The balanced narrative braids together political and social history so that students can discern overarching trends as well as individual stories. The voices of hundreds of Americans — from Presidents to pipefitters, and sharecroppers to...
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Playaway, 2007. — 527 p. — ISBN 978—0—307—45594—9. This is the story of how America awakened to its race problem, of how a nation that longed for unity after World War II came instead to see, hear, and learn about the shocking indignities and injustices of racial segregation in the South—and the brutality used to enforce it. It is the story of how the nation’s press, after...
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Harvard University Press, 2003. — 336 p. On February 19, 1942, following the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor and Japanese Army successes in the Pacific, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed a fateful order. In the name of security, Executive Order 9066 allowed for the summary removal of Japanese aliens and American citizens of Japanese descent from their West Coast homes...
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University Of Chicago Press, 2006. — 200 p. In the late 1800s, Arctic Fever swept across the nation as dozens of American expeditions sailed north to the Arctic to find a sea route to Asia and, ultimately, to stand at the North Pole. Few of these missions were successful, and many men lost their lives en route. Yet failure did little to dampen the enthusiasm of new explorers or...
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Монография. Издательство: Referencepoint Press, 2013. 96 p. Аннотация: America’s entrance into World War II led to the government-ordered detainment of thousands of Japanese Americans and their families. Removed from their homes and held in internment camps where they faced discrimination and harsh living conditions, their story reflects the injustice of denying basic rights...
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Washington: Regnery History, 2001. — 593 p. The Venona Secrets presents one of the last great, untold stories of World War II and the Cold War. In 1995 the Venona documents secret Soviet cable traffic from the 1940s that the United States intercepted and eventually decrypted finally became available to American historians. Now, after spending more than five years researching...
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Radio addresses to the American people broadcast between 1933 and 1944.
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Cambridge University Press, 2003. — 408 p. (eng) Chicago, Boston, and Baltimore all suffered terrible fires in the late nineteenth or early twentieth century. Residents of these cities agreed that the destruction caused by the fires provided them with a special opportunity to improve their inadequately built cities. This book examines these rebuildings, using each to examine in...
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Baltimore: Bodine & Associates, 1983. - 119 pgs. Fort McHenry - birthplace of "The Star-Spangled Banner." That much everyone knows. But this book begins with the earliest days of Fort McHenry's site, before Revolutionary times when it was valued more for its iron ore than its strategic location, and continues through its history as a general hospital during World War I and a...
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Free Press, 2010. — 399 p. This is а new story. When American history was first written, it featured and often celebrated politicians, military leaders, inventors, explorers, and other "great men. Textbooks in high school and college credited those goliaths with creating аll the distinctive cultural and institutional characteristics of the United States. In this history from...
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New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1996. — 192 p. — ISBN 0-8109-6167 On August 18,1896A, dolph S. Ochs pur chased The New-York Times, a paper with a daily circulation of 9,000 and a regional audience. One hundred years later the paper has a circulation of over 1,150,000a nd is widely regarded as the preeminent American newspaper as well as one of the most prominent newspapers in...
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Text for History. 121. Northern Virginia Community College; Extended Learning Institute. Third Edition. Academic American History, 2010. 428 p. На англ. языке. Учебник по истории США в период 1607-1865 г., основанный на материалах авторского веб-сайта; изучается онлайн. Contents: Preface. History 121: U.S. History I Course Description & Objectives. Introduction to American...
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Routledge, 2013. — 376 p. — ISBN 978-0415879545, 041587954X. A New History of Asian America is a fresh and up-to-date history of Asians in the United States from the late eighteenth century to the present. Drawing on current scholarship, Shelley Lee brings forward the many strands of Asian American history, highlighting the distinctive nature of the Asian American experience while...
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Chelsea House, 2010. — 129p. List of Illustrations Reader’s Guide to Nationalism Milestones in Nationalism (1788–1869) Preface What Is Nationalism? Nationalism from A to Z Viewpoints About Nationalism List of Illustrations Maps Glossary of Key Terms Bibliography Index
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Oxford University Press, USA, 1994. — 264 p. ISBN:0195049047 After such conflicts as World War II, Vietnam, and now the Persian Gulf, the First World War seems a distant, almost ancient event. It conjures up images of trenches, horse-drawn wagons, and old-fashioned wide-brimmed helmets-a conflict closer to the Civil War than to our own time. It hardly seems an American war at...
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AВC-Cliо, 1999. — 924 p. — ISBN 0874369606. This book is a comprehensive compendium of biographies of leading women in U.S. politics, past and present, and an examination of the wide range of women’s movements. With this illustrated reference work, you can explore American women’s path to political power and social equality from the struggle for the right to vote and the abolition...
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Detroit: UXL, 2000 — 304 p. — ISBN-10: 0787637904; ISBN-13: 978-0787637903. Part of Gale's "American Revolution Reference Library," "American Revolution: Primary Sources," allows students and researchers to study the full text of or excerpts from 32 related Revolutionary era speeches, diary entries, newspaper and magazine articles, poems and other documents. Arranged in...
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Center of Military History United States Army, 1992. — 471 p. ISBN: 0160359554 Korean War 50th Anniversary. United States Army within the Korean War This volume describes the initial direction and strategy with the initial key although restricted war that the United States was to fight on the continent of Asia within the era of global tension that followed Globe War II. There...
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Facts on File, 2007. - 554 c. This work is the history of the enslavement of African Americans in North America stretches from the beginning of European colonization to the end of the Civil War. "Slavery in America" recounts this history, as well as the Reconstruction period that followed, by examining, chapter by chapter, many of its aspects: the slave catchers and their...
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Princeton studies of international finance, №61, July 1988. — 180 p. Acknowledgment Introduction The Current Debt Problem and the Weimar Precedent The Cyclical Phenomenon of Debt Delinquency The Volitional Component in Debt Delinquency Capital Flows under Weimar and Systemic Equilibrium How Germany become indebted to America The Reparations Burden Inflation...
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Facts on File, 2009. - 923 pages. The U.S. Constitution established a federated republic in the United States, which was structured according to a separation of powers - executive, legislative, and judicial - each with its own specific duties and powers. In more than 700 entries, "Encyclopedia of the United States Constitution" contains all the material high school students...
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Charles Scribner's Sons, 2006. - 1408 p. ISBN: 0684315130 This 3-volume set is a major revision of a classic in the field, one that has remained in print since its appearance in 1966, The Encyclopedia of the American Revolution by Mark M. Boatner. This A-Z ready-reference dictionary is the essential source for all military aspects of the American Revolutionary War in the...
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Oxford University Press, 2005. — 298 p. — (Oxford Historical Monographs). The United States was a debtor nation in the mid-nineteenth century, with half of its national debt held overseas. Lacking the resources to develop the nation and to fund the wars necessary to expand and then preserve it, the United States looked across the Atlantic for investment capital. The need to...
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Charleston, South Carolina: Arcadia Publishing, 2008. - 128 pgs. Organized on November 17, 1774, the First Troop Philadelphia City Cavalry is the oldest mounted unit in the United States Army and one of the oldest units in the National Guard. First City Troopers are adaptable and are just as comfortable patrolling the streets in combat boots as they are on horseback, dressed in...
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Первая часть одного из самых известных трудов о гражданской войне в США. Количество страниц: 856. Формат: pdf. Содержание: 1. Prologue - The Oponents. 2. First Blood$ New Conceptions. 3. The Thing Gets Under Way. 4. War Means Fightang. 5. Fighting Means Killing. 6. The Sun Shines South. 7. Two Advances; Two Retreats. 8. Last,Best Hope of Earth. List of Maps,...
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Первая часть одного из самых известных трудов о гражданской войне в США. Количество страниц: 856. Формат: fb2. Содержание: 1. Prologue - The Oponents. 2. First Blood$ New Conceptions. 3. The Thing Gets Under Way. 4. War Means Fightang. 5. Fighting Means Killing. 6. The Sun Shines South. 7. Two Advances; Two Retreats. 8. Last,Best Hope of Earth. List of Maps, Bibliographical Notes...
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Третья часть одного из самых известных трудов о гражданской войне в США. Количество страниц: 1128. Формат: fb2. Содержание: 1. Another Grand Design. 2. The Forty Days. 3. Red Clay Minuet. 4. War Is Cruelty... 5. You Cannot Refine It. 6. A Tightening Noose. 7. Victory, and Defeat. 8. Lucifer in Starlight. List of maps, bibliographicfl note, and index.
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Третья часть одного из самых известных трудов о гражданской войне в США. Количество страниц: 1128. Формат: pdf. Содержание: 1. Another Grand Design. 2. The Forty Days. 3. Red Clay Minuet. 4. War Is Cruelty... 5. You Cannot Refine It. 6. A Tightening Noose. 7. Victory, and Defeat. 8. Lucifer in Starlight. List of maps, bibliographicfl note, and index.
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Вторая часть одного из самых известных трудов о гражданской войне в США. Количество страниц: 1004. Формат: pdf. Содержание: 1. The Longest Journey. 2. Unhappy New Year. 3. Death of a Soldier. 4. The Beleaguered City. 5. Stars in their Courses. 6. Unvexed to the Sea. 7. Riot and Resurgence. 8. The Center Gives. 9. Spring Came on Forever.
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Вторая часть одного из самых известных трудов о гражданской войне в США. Количество страниц: 1004. Формат: fb2. Содержание: 1. The Longest Journey. 2. Unhappy New Year. 3. Death of a Soldier. 4. The Beleaguered City. 5. Stars in their Courses. 6. Unvexed to the Sea. 7. Riot and Resurgence. 8. The Center Gives. 9. Spring Came on Forever.
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Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2004. - 385p. Contents: Harry Gold. J. Edgar Hoover. Viktor Andreevich Kravchenko. Clyde Tolson and J. Edgar Hoover. Morton Sobell and the Rosenbergs. William Perl. Elizabeth Bentley. George Silverman. Klaus Fuchs. J. Robert Oppenheimer. Steve Nelson and Emmanuel H. Bloch. Haakon Chevalier. Anatoli Yakovlev. David Greenglass...
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Viking Press, New York, 1976. — 274 p. ISBN 0670741019 В книге написанной бригадным генералом Эдвином Г. Симмонсом рассматривается 200-летняя история Корпуса морской пехоты США, вооруженные конфликты и интервенции, в которых принимали участие морские пехотинцы на протяжении всей американской истории.
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Yale University Press, 2016. - 784 p. Received historical wisdom casts abolitionists as bourgeois, mostly white reformers burdened by racial paternalism and economic conservatism. Manisha Sinha overturns this image, broadening her scope beyond the antebellum period usually associated with abolitionism and recasting it as a radical social movement in which men and women, black...
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Historical Study. - New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2012. - 267 p. This book contributes significantly to moving beyond dead-end narratives of 'the Sixties' by demonstrating real continuities of activism stretching into 'the Seventies' (whatever one thinks those are) and the 1980s. Beyond that, it does something that few historians of the New Left have ventured: connect the...
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Washington: U.S. Marine Corps, 1975. — 507 p. (eng) On 10 November 1775 the Second Continental Congress authorized the raising of two battalions of Marines. From this small beginning we have seen the United States Marine Corps grow into a powerful force for the nation''s security. In this volume, through the actions and words of the participants, we read of a small Marine force...
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Kent, Ohio: Kent State University Press, 2001. - 95 pgs. Gustavus Woodson Smith's crisp, brief, narrative describes the Mexican War campaigns of the United States Company of sappers, miners, and pontooniers otherwise known as Company A, Corps of Engineers. In 1846 Congress authorized the company as the first of its kind in the United States. Capt. Alexander Swift assembled the...
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London: Brassey's, 1998. - 146 p. A detailed look at the uniforms and equipment of the regular army and the militai regiments. Features the American Indian Cavalry units. More than 150 photographs.
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University Press of Mississippi, 2010. — 304 p. ISBN10: 1604734299 ISBN13: 9781604734294 (eng) In Mississippi in the Civil War: The Home Front, Timothy B. Smith examines Mississippi's Civil War defeat by both outside and inside forces. The invading Union army dismantled the state's political system, infrastructure, economy, and fighting capability. The state saw extensive...
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