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AMERICAN NEGRO SLAVERY

By: PHILLIPS, ULRICH B.

Price: ¥2,300.00

Publisher: Louisiana State University P.: 1966

Seller ID: RWARE0000010766

Condition: Very Good


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

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HAWAII TRUTH STRANGER THAN FICTION

By: Piercy, LaRue

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Mutual Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000024781

ISBN: 1566473284

Condition: Near Fine


A clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-library book. View more info

THE BOY, ME, AND THE CAT

By: Plummer, Henry

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Narrative Press, The: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000045718

ISBN: 1589762266

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. Author's cruise from October 1912 through June 1913 with his son and cat aboard a catboat from Massachusetts to Florida and back. View more info

NORTHERN MAIDU

By: Potts, Marie

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Naturegraph Pub: 1971

Seller ID: RWARE0000043655

ISBN: 0879610700

Condition: Very Good


Marie Potts, Maidu traditionalist, at eighty-one, looks back to the days of her childhood to give an unforgettable and personal account of the history and culture of the Northern Maidu. Their territory approximated what is to day the California counties of Lassen, Butte, and Plumas. Barbara Brown not es: I loved Marie, strongly wishing she were my real grandmother, as we cam ped, cooked and laughed together over campfires. View more info

THE NEGRO IN THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

By: Quarles, Benjamin

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Published for the Institute: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000000902

ISBN: 0807808334

Condition: Very Good


Bibliography: p. [201]-223. View more info

ONE-NIGHT STAND AMERICAN HISTORY

By: Richard, Shenkman

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS: 1980

Seller ID: RWARE0000042039

ISBN: 0688035736

Condition: Good


These and other remarkable facts are recorded--and documented--in this fasc inating treasure trove of little-known facts about American history. Based on exhaustive research, this irreverent collection will startle, amuse, ent ertain, and inform--and every word is true. Includes bibliographical references and index. View more info

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DEAD CERTAINTIES

By: Schama, Simon

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Vintage, 1992: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000021023

ISBN: 0140140425

Condition: Very Good


Simon Schama, the author of "The Embarrassment of Riches" and "Citizens", s ets out to tell the history of two certainties, of two deaths. In discussin g the "speculations" surrounding them, he finds himself involved in a histo ry he cannot classify - the unpredictable history of stories. On 13 Septemb er 1759, General James Wolfe, having led the British troops up the St Lawre nce to victory in the Battle of Quebec, died on the Heights of Abraham. Sch ama examines this death, and how Wolfe was made to die again - through the spectacular painting by Benjamin West, and th... View more info

AN AMERICAN POSTAL PORTRAIT: A PHOTOGRAPHIC LEGACY

By: Service, The U.S. Postal

Price: ¥2,500.00

Publisher: Collins Reference: 2000

Seller ID: RWARE0000029963

ISBN: 0060199008

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. The mail has a powerful connection with the American people. Who hasn't sha red the experience of waiting eagerly for a letter to arrive or felt the ru sh of excitement at hearing footsteps near the door signaling the arrival o f a delivery? This first-ever photographic history of the United States Postal Service pa ys tribute to the everyday people who have worked through rain, sleet, and snow to bring mail to American families. In over 200 rarely ... View more info

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I LOVE PAUL REVERE, WHETHER HE RODE OR NOT

By: Shenkman, Richard

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1991

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000017724

ISBN: 0060163461

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A crisp first edition (as stated)no markings throughout: From the writer of Shenkman's Legends, Lies & Cherished Myths of American History , this sequel is a more conventional history, although debunkery is once again the author's mission. Readers learn that flag worship is a relatively new phenomenon in the U.S., that the colonists (even in theocratic enclaves) were not especially devout and that the great industrialists of the late 19th century were neither daring nor innovative. Readers will discover also that Thoreau was no recluse at Walden Pond, Hemingway never fought in a war and Horati... View more info

THE AMERICAN COLONIES: FROM SETTLEMENT TO INDEPENDENCE

By: Simmons, R. C.

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Longman: 1976

Seller ID: RWARE0000045399

ISBN: 0582127793

Condition: Good/Good


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THE NEW WOMAN: FEMINISM IN GREENWICH VILLAGE, 1910-1920

By: Sochen, June

Price: ¥850.00

Publisher: Quadrangle Books: 1972

Seller ID: RWARE0000042673

ISBN: 0812902572

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. Book by Sochen, June The experience of those feminists who lived in New York's Greenwich Village during the 1910's suggests at least two larger perspectives: first, it symbolizes the "new woman" who emerged in the early part of this century -- a woman who left the home for the factory, a career, and the marketplace; second, it illustrates the dilemma of the cultural reformer in American society. Feminists wanted a wholesale revolution in Ame... View more info

THE ERA OF RECONSTRUCTION, 1865-1877

By: Stampp, Kenneth M.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1967

Seller ID: RWARE0000004753

ISBN: 039470388X

Condition: Very Good


"... [Kenneth M. Stampp] has woven the strands of a complicated story, and given the radical Reconstructionists a fair hearing without oversimplifying their motives. That this book is also excellent reading will not surprise those who know Mr. Stampp's other distinguished works about the Civil War." -- Willie Lee Rose, The New York Times Book Review "... [Mr. Stampp] knows his specialty holds vital information for our own t ime, and he feels an obligation to give it general currency, especially the Reconstruction years 1865-1877 where dangerous myths still abound. The res ult of ... View more info

THE UNTOLD HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

By: Stone, Oliver

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Brilliance Audio: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000046653

ISBN: 0091949319

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. "At last the world knows America as the savior of the world!" --Woodrow Wilson  The notion of American exceptionalism, dating back to John Winthrop's 1630 sermon aboard the Arabella, still warps Americans' understanding of their n ation's role in the world. Most are loathe to admit that the United States has any imperial pretensions. But history tells a different story as filmma ker Oliver Stone and historian Peter Kuznick reveal in this riv... View more info

MANHUNT: THE 12-DAY CHASE FOR LINCOLN'S KILLER (P.S.)

By: Swanson, James L.

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: 2007

Seller ID: RWARE0000039900

ISBN: 0060518502

Condition: Good


The murder of Abraham Lincoln set off the greatest manhunt in American hist ory. From April 14 to April 26, 1865, the assassin, John Wilkes Booth, led Union cavalry and detectives on a wild twelve-day chase through the streets of Washington, D.C., across the swamps of Maryland, and into the forests o f Virginia, while the nation, still reeling from the just-ended Civil War, watched in horror and sadness. James L. Swanson's Manhunt is a fascinating tale of murder, intrigue, and betrayal. A gripping hour-by-hour account told through the eyes of the hunted and the hunters, this is history as you... View more info

DOUBLE VICTORY: A MULTICULTURAL HISTORY OF AMERICA IN WORLD WAR II

By: Takaki, Ronald

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Back Bay Books: 2001

Seller ID: RWARE0000041616

ISBN: 0316831565

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. From a Navajo code talker to a Tuskegee pilot, Takaki examines the many contributions and sacrifices of America's minorities--blacks, Chinese, Native Americans and others--during World War II. Photos. View more info

BECOMING BRAVE: THE PATH TO NATIVE AMERICAN MANHOOD

By: Thom, Compiler) Laine (Author

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000043526

ISBN: 0811801632

Condition: Very Good


Vivid photographs and detailed descriptions of weapons, clothing, and hunti ng tools reveal the central events and myths around which Native American m en shaped their lives. These important objects recount the intertribal warf are, adolescent rites of passage, hunting and equestrian prowess, and survi val skills of Native Americans in the American West. In addition to an intr oduction, bibliography, and index, the book recounts a war party legend, tw o stories involving the famous battles at Wounded Knee and Little Bighorn, and an excerpt from Black Elk Speaks. A haunting evocation of the war... View more info

DANCING COLORS: PATHS OF THE NATIVE AMERICAN WOMAN

By: Thom, Laine (Compiler)

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Chronicle Books: 1992

Seller ID: RWARE0000043525

ISBN: 0811801659

Condition: Very Good


In the best-selling tradition of The Spirit of Native America, this beautif ully illustrated volume showcases the elaborate artistry of Native American women's clothing and explores the ritual custom, and skill inherent in its design. From exquisitely beaded buckskin dresses in scarlet and yellow hue s to carefully executed moccasins, leggings, breast- plates, and cradle boa rds; from intricately woven sashes and shawls that rival the finest contemp orary works of art to superbly crafted bone and silver jewelry inlaid with semiprecious stones, Dancing Colors portrays a wealth of ceremonial clo... View more info

THE FIRST SALUTE: A VIEW OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION

By: Tuchman, Barbara W.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Random House: 2011

Seller ID: RWARE0000046876

ISBN: 0345336674

Condition: 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. Barbara W. Tuchman, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the classic The Gu ns of August, turns her sights homeward with this brilliant, insightful nar rative of the Revolutionary War. In The First Salute, one of America's consummate historians crafts a rigoro usly original view of the American Revolution. Barbara W. Tuchman places th e Revolution in the context of the centuries-long conflicts between England and both France and Holland, demonstratin... View more info

FREEDOMS FERMENT:PHASES OF AMERICAN SOCIAL HISTORY FROM THE COLONIAL PERIOD TO THE OUTBREAK OF THE CIVIL WAR

By: Tyler, Alice Felt

Price: ¥1,500.00

Publisher: HARPER TORCHBOOKS: 1962

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000010128

Condition: Near Fine


Tiny creasing to spine, other a tight clean copy. View more info

ENEMIES: A HISTORY OF THE FBI

By: Weiner, Tim

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperback: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000048031

ISBN: 0812979230

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 hidden history of the FBI and its hundred-year war against terrorists, spies, and anyone it deemed subversive--including even American presidents. NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NOW A SHOWTIME ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY SERIES "Turns the long history of the FBI into a story that is as compelling, and important, as today's headlines."--Jeffrey Toobin, author of American Heire ss Enemies is the first definitive history of the FBI's secret int... View more info