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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 men, and Dary tells it with an engaging styl e and an eye for the telling detail. Dary also charts the evolution of Amer ica... View more info

DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT HISTORY - UPDATED AND REVISED EDITION

By: Davis, Kenneth C.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Random House Audio: 2005

Seller ID: RWARE0000044019

ISBN: 0739317717

Condition: Good


A new, completely revised, expanded and updated edition of the million-sell ing New York Times bestseller that launched the entire Don't Know Much Abou t® series. When Don't Know Much About® History first appeared, it created a sensation. With humor, great stories, and a trademark conversational style, the book brought Americans a fresh new take on history. Davis proved Americans don't hate history-they just hate the dull version they were force-fed in school . In his irreverent and popular question-and-answer style, Davis now returns with a completely revised edition that brings history r... View more info

DON'T KNOW MUCH ABOUT HISTORY: EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT AMERICAN H ISTORY BUT NEVER LEARNED

By: Davis, Kenneth C.

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000046652

ISBN: 0060083824

Condition: Very Good


Who really discovered America? What was "the shot heard 'round the world"? Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: Did he or didn't he? From the arrival of Columbus through the bizarre election of 2000 and beyond, Davis carries readers on a rollicking ride through more than 500 years of American history. In this updated edition of the classic anti-textbook, he debunks, recounts, and serves up the real story behind the myths and fallacies of American history. View more info

THE UNREDEEMED CAPTIVE: A FAMILY STORY FROM EARLY AMERICA

By: Demos, John

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000045041

ISBN: 0679759611

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. The setting for this haunting and encyclopedically researched work of histo ry is colonial Massachusetts, where English Puritans first endeavoured to " civilize" a "savage" native populace. There, in February 1704, a French and Indian war party descended on the village of Deerfield, abducting a Purita n minister and his children. Although John Williams was eventually released , his daughter horrified the family by staying with her cap... View more info

CUSTER AND THE LITTLE BIGHORN: THE MAN, THE MYSTERY, THE MYTH

By: Donovan, Jim

Price: ¥5,000.00

Publisher: Crestline:

Seller ID: RWARE0000045392

ISBN: 0785825894

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. This is the first major illustrated book to examine the life of this comple x figure and this equally complex battle. Besides being lavishly illustrate d and the first true photographic history of Custer, his Civil War exploits , and his Last Stand, this detailed narrative includes the latest groundbre aking research and analysis of the most fiercely debated battle in our nati on's history. On June 25, 1876, George Armstrong Custer and his famed U.S.... View more info

THE EARTH IS OUR MOTHER: A GUIDE TO THE INDIANS OF CALIFORNIA, THEIR LOCALE S AND HISTORIC SITES

By: Eargle, Dolan

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Trees Co Pr: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000043642

ISBN: 0937401099

Condition: Very Good


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THAT DARK AND BLOODY RIVER

By: Eckert, Allan W.

Price: ¥750.00

Publisher: Bantam: 1996

Seller ID: RWARE0000045813

ISBN: 0553378651

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. An epic novel by an award-winning author chronicles the settling of the Ohi o River Valley, home to the defiant Shawnee Indians, who vow to defend thei r land against the seemingly unstoppable. They came on foot and by horseback, in wagons and on rafts, singly and by t he score, restless, adventurous, enterprising, relentless, seeking a footho ld on the future. European immigrants and American colonists, settlers and speculators, soldiers and mission... 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

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT IN AMERICAN HISTORY

By: Friedman, Lawrence

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Basic Books: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000046810

ISBN: 0465014879

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. In a panoramic history of our criminal justice system from Colonial times to today, one of our foremost legal thinkers shows how America fashioned a system of crime and punishment in its own image. View more info

THE DEVIL'S DOMINION: MAGIC AND RELIGION IN EARLY NEW ENGLAND / EDITION 1

By: Godbeer, Richard

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000044695

ISBN: 0521466709

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. Early New Englanders used magical techniques to divine the future, to heal the sick, to protect against harm and to inflict harm. Protestant ministers of the time claimed that religious faith and magical practice were incompatible, and yet, as Richard Godbeer shows, there were significant affinities between the two that enabled layfolk to switch from one to the other without any immediate sense of wrongdoing. Godbeer argues that the different perspect... View more info

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 removed both in time and genealogy, it survives in the hearts of many of the region's resi dents and often in national newspa... View more info

DEC. 7, 1941: THE DAY THE JAPANESE ATTACKED PEARL HARBOR

By: Goldstein, Donald M.

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Grand Central Publishing: 1989

Seller ID: RWARE0000031681

ISBN: 0446389978

Condition: Good


With all the dramatic readability of a novel, Prange provides a richly deta iled, chronological account of the day the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. Advertising in Army, Navy, Air Force Times, Military History and World War II magazines. View more info

SOVIET PENETRATION OF LATIN AMERICA

By: Goure, Leon

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Center for Advanced Internat: 1975

Seller ID: RWARE0000006386

Condition: Good


Includes bibliographical references and index. View more info

KILLERS OF THE FLOWER MOON: OIL, MONEY, MURDER AND THE BIRTH OF THE FBI

By: Grann, David

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK: 2017

Seller ID: RWARE0000045543

ISBN: 1471140261

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. View more info

BY CHEYENNE CAMPFIRES

By: Grinnell, George Bird

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: UNP - Nebraska: 1971

Seller ID: RWARE0000043654

ISBN: 0803257465

Condition: Very Good


Here are the folk tales of the Cheyenne-stories of their heroes, their wars , their relationships with supernatural powers-as told to George Bird Grinn ell during the winter months in Cheyenne tipis. "Of all the books written a bout Indians," say Margaret Mead and Ruth L. Benzel in The Golden Age of Am erican Anthropology, "none comes closer to their everyday life than Grinnel l's classic monograph on the Cheyenne. Reading it, one can smell the buffal o grass and the wood fires, feel the heavy morning dew on the prairie." View more info

740 PARK: THE STORY OF THE WORLD'S RICHEST APARTMENT BUILDING

By: Gross, Michael

Price: ¥1,300.00

Publisher: Broadway Books: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000043998

ISBN: 0385512090

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. From a bestselling author and journalist renowned for his access to the ric h and famous comes the epic story of the last great apartment building erec ted on Manhattan's Gold Coast--home to countless 20th Century icons includi ng Bouviers, Rockefellers and Chryslers, as well as modern Midases like Edg ar Bronfman, Henry Kravis, Ronald O. Perelman and Saul Steinberg. Seven-forty Park Avenue is the best known and most lusted-after co-op apart ment bui... View more info

HOOPESTON

By: Hicks, Carol

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Arcadia Publishing: 2015

Seller ID: RWARE0000042473

ISBN: 1467114243

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. Hoopeston is the second-largest rural town in northern Vermilion County. It was founded in 1871 but was not incorporated until 1874. The area was originally settled as three towns: Hoopeston, North Hoopeston, and Leeds. Today, it has the distinction of being the only town by this name in the United States. Big Ten basketball coach Thad Matta, a former graduate of Hoopeston High School, and Frank Gustine, who played for the Pittsburgh Pirates when he t... View more info

RIOT AND REMEMBRANCE: THE TULSA RACE WAR AND ITS LEGACY

By: Hirsch, James S.

Price: ¥850.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000046423

ISBN: 0618108130

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. Drawing on period documents and interviews with survivors and their descendants, the author of Hurricane offers a definitive account of the 1921 race riot that destroyed the Greenwood section of Tulsa, Oklahoma, leaving hundreds of black residents dead, and describes the battle for belated justice and reparations to the victims. 40,000 first printing. View more info

GREAT ISSUES IN AMERICAN HISTORY: FROM RECONSTRUCTION TO THE PRESENT DAY, 1 864-1981

By: Hofstadter, Richard

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing G.: 1982

Seller ID: RWARE0000039943

ISBN: 0394708423

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. Great Issues in American History: From Reconstruction to the Present Day, 1 864-1981 by Richard Hofstadter The third volume in Great Issues In American History, From Reconstruction t o the Present Day is now updated and revised to include another decade of A merican history. Beatrice K. Hofstadter, wife of the late Richard Hofstadte r and herself an historian who worked with him closely on the original edit ion, has added a new section covering 1970 ... View more info