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RISE TO GLOBALISM: AMERICAN FOREIGN POLICY SINCE 1938; FIFTH REVISED EDITIO N.

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1988

Seller ID: RWARE0000015335

ISBN: 0140228268

Condition: Very Good


This complete revision looks at American foreign policy from 1938 to, rough ly, the end of the first Reagan administration in 1984. It revises the cove rage of postwar American foreign policy in the light of recent scholarship and current events - for example the Lebanon invasion by Marines in the mid -1950s receives increased coverage in the light of the American debacle the re in 1983. View more info

GANGS OF NEW YORK

By: Asbury, Herbert

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Arrow Books Ltd: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000011283

ISBN: 0099436744

Condition: Good


The classic book about gangs in 19th-century New York, now filmed by Martin Scorsese. The story tells of the city's dire abysmal poverty and violence, researched from stories, memory and police records. View more info

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THE WHITE HOUSE : AN HISTORIC GUIDE

By: Association, White House Historical

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Washington ; White House His:

Seller ID: RWARE0000019667

Condition: Very Good


Minor rubbing to covers, otherwise a crisp clean softcover, no markings thr oughout: Eds. from ed. 11 (1973)- cataloged as monographs by LC DLC. View more info

BRAZIL: THE FORGING OF A NATION, 1798-1852 [ILLUSTRATED]

By: Barman, Roderick

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000015104

ISBN: 0804723303

Condition: Fine


A crisp clean softcover. 'Barman's pungent analysis of what is, by any standard, an extraordinarily complicates political and constitutional history ... is a broad synthesis t hat will necessarily inform all subsequent efforts to make sense of the ori gins of the modern Brazilian state.'Canadian Journal of History Review "The author's selection of materials from the vast stock of primary sources and his judicious reanalysis of conflicting interpretations are impress... View more info

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RISE TO GREATNESS: THE HISTORY OF CANADA FROM THE VIKINGS TO THE PRESENT

By: Black, Conrad

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: McClelland & Stewart: 2014

Seller ID: RWARE0000040264

ISBN: 077101354X

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Masterful, ambitious, and groundbreaking, this is a major new history of ou r country by one of our most respected thinkers and historians -- a book ev ery Canadian should own. From the acclaimed biographer and historian Conrad Black comes the definiti ve history of Canada -- a revealing, groundbreaking account of the people a nd events that shaped a nation. Spanning 874 to 2014, and beginning from Canada's first inhabitants and the early explorers, this masterful histor... View more info

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AGE OF REVOLUTION AND REACTION 1789-1850

By: Breunig, Charles

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 1977

Seller ID: RWARE0000015036

ISBN: 0393091430

Condition: Very Good+


A tight clean softcover, no markings throughout. View more info

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THE GREATEST GENERATION SPEAKS : LETTERS AND REFLECTIONS

By: Brokaw, Tom

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Random House: 1999

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000004815

ISBN: 0375503943

Condition: Very GoodVery Good


The popularity and credibility of charismatic news anchor Tom Brokaw ensure d bestseller status for The Greatest Generation, Brokaw's homage to the Ame ricans who survived and overcame the depression and World War II. The Great est Generation Speaks expands his thesis that we owe a huge debt of gratitu de to those tough and courageous men and women for ensuring the freedoms an d comforts that Americans enjoy today. Their stories, culled from letters, interviews, and pers... View more info

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THE AMERICAN CENTURY: VARIETIES OF CULTURE IN MODERN TIMES

By: Cantor, Norman F.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000035610

ISBN: 006017451X

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Distinguished scholar Norman Cantor presents an absorbing, readable, and op inionated overview of 20th-century culture which covers the arts, philosoph y, science, and political movements. Featuring 35 percent new material, The American Century is the magnum opus of a historian, teacher, and author of great distinction. of photos. View more info

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PEARL HARBOR EXTRA: A NEWSPAPER ACCOUNT OF THE UNITED STATES' ENTRY INTO WO RLD WAR II

By: Caren, Eric C.

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Castle Books: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000036151

ISBN: 0785813411

Condition: Very Good


The catastrophic events in the Pacific leading up to the US entering World War II are reported as they happened in the local and national newspapers. Read about the attack in the December 7, 1941 edition of Honolulu Star Bull etin for a bird's eye view of the events. Both the US and Japanese papers a re represented, accentuating the vast difference of perspective of both sid es. View more info

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ASK NOT: THE INAUGURATION OF JOHN F. KENNEDY AND THE SPEECH THAT CHANGED AM ERICA

By: Clarke, Thurston

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000030434

ISBN: 0805072136

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. A close-up on one of American history's most magical events, JFK's inaugura l week, and the creation of the speech that inspired a generation and broug ht hope to a nation "Ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your cou ntry." On the January morning when John F. Kennedy assumed the presidency... View more info

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THE AMERICAN HOME FRONT: 1941-1942

By: Cooke, Alistair

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Atlantic Monthly Press: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000042499

ISBN: 0871139391

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


From the famous BBC correspondent and television host comes a remarkably in sightful and detailed firsthand portrait of America during the early days o f World War II. Shortly after the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, Alistair Cooke, a newly naturalized American citizen, set out to see his country as it was undergoing monumental change. Cooke traveled small highways, with t heir advertising signs and their local topography, in an age before the int erstate highway syste... View more info

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THE WAY WE NEVER WERE: AMERICAN FAMILIES AND THE NOSTALGIA TRAP

By: Coontz, Stephanie

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000029061

ISBN: 0465090974

Condition: Very Good


The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The Way We Never Were examines two centuries of American family life and shatters a series of myths and half-truths that burden modern families. Placing current family dilemmas in the context of far-reaching economic, political, and demographic changes, Coontz sheds new light on such contemporary concerns as parenting, privacy, lo... View more info

ALWAYS IN PURSUIT : FRESH AMERICAN PERSPECTIVES

By: Crouch, Stanley

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Pantheon: 1998

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000004816

ISBN: 0375401539

Condition: Very Good/No DJ


In Always in Pursuit iconoclastic essayist and columnist Stanley Crouch col lects some of his best work from 1995 through 1997. His interests are far-r eaching, but Crouch's central concern is how U.S. residents work to further American democracy. He takes heart that so few believed Susan Smith, the w hite South Carolina woman who murdered her children and then said a black m an had done it; chides Jesse Jackson for failing to live up to his potentia l as a leader; and s... View more info

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CAMELOT'S COURT: INSIDE THE KENNEDY WHITE HOUSE

By: Dallek, Robert

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS: 2014

Seller ID: RWARE0000040316

ISBN: 0062065858

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Fifty years after John F. Kennedy's assassination, presidential historian R obert Dallek, whom The New York Times calls "Kennedy's leading biographer," delivers a riveting new portrait of this president and his inner circle of advisors-their rivalries, personality clashes, and political battles. In C amelot's Court, Dal... View more info

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FRONTIER MEDICINE: FROM THE ATLANTIC TO THE PACIFIC, 1492-1941 (VINTAGE INT ERNATIONAL)

By: Dary, David

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Vintage: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000029066

ISBN: 0307455424

Condition: Very Good


The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. In this intriguing narrative, David Dary charts how American medicine has e volved since 1492, when New World settlers first began combining European r emedies with the traditional practices of the native populations. It's a st ory filled with colorful characters, from quacks and con artists to heroic healers and ingenious medicine... View more info

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THE SANTA FE TRAIL: ITS HISTORY, LEGENDS, AND LORE

By: Dary, David

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000034743

ISBN: 0142000582

Condition: Very Good


From 1610 to the 1860s the Santa Fe Trail, which ran from Missouri and Kans as to New Mexico, was a principal artery to and from the Southwest. Drawing from letters, journals, expedition reports, and newspaper articles, David Dary opens a window into the lives of the people who forged this trail and opened commerce with Spanish America. These firsthand accounts from Native Americans, mountain men, traders, trappers, freighters, surveyors, and sold iers reveal the spectac... View more info

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TO STEAL A KINGDOM: PROBING HAWAIIAN HISTORY

By: Dougherty, Michael

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Island Style Pr: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000035723

ISBN: 096334840X

Condition: Very Good


History of the overthrow of the Hawaiian Kingdom 1893. View more info

AMERICA AND THE AMERICANS

By: Fawcett, Edmund

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Fontana: 1983

Seller ID: RWARE0000004751

ISBN: 0006366147

Condition: Very Good


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SLAVERY AND THE FOUNDERS : RACE AND LIBERTY IN THE AGE OF JEFFERSON

By: Finkelman, Paul

Price: ¥1,350.00

Publisher: M.E. Sharpe: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000004813

ISBN: 1563245914

Condition: Very Good+


Finkelman, a leading American expert on the law of slavery, places the prob lem of slavery in the context of early American politics and constitution-m aking. He demonstrates that slavery was one of the central issues at the Co nstitutional Convention, and points to the first fugitive slave law as evid ence that debate on slavery in national politics predated the antebellum pe riod. View more info

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STILL FIGHTING THE CIVIL WAR: THE AMERICAN SOUTH AND SOUTHERN HISTORY

By: Goldfield, David

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: LSU Press: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000035144

ISBN: 0807129607

Condition: Near Fine


In excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlig hting. The spine remains undamaged. Newcomers to the South often remark that southerners, at least white southe rners, are still fighting the Civil War -- a strange preoccupation consider ing that the war formally ended more than one hundred and thirty-five years ago and fewer than a third of southerners today can claim an ancestor who actually fought in the conflict. But even if the war is far ... View more info