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"Daddy's Gone to War"

The Second World War in the Lives of America's Children

by William M. Tuttle, Jr.

<p>Looking out a second-story window of her family's quarters at the Pearl Harbor naval base on December 7, 1941, eleven-year-old Jackie Smith could see not only the Rising Sun insignias on the wings of attacking Japanese bombers, but the faces ...

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1919, The Year of Racial Violence

How African Americans Fought Back

by David F. Krugler

<p>1919, The Year of Racial Violence recounts African Americans' brave stand against a cascade of mob attacks in the United States after World War I. The emerging New Negro identity, which prized unflinching resistance to second-class ...

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1960s Austin Gangsters

Organized Crime That Rocked the Capital

by Jesse Sublett

Timmy Overton of Austin and Jerry Ray James of Odessa were football stars who traded athletics for lives of crime. The original rebels without causes, nihilists with Cadillacs and Elvis hair, the Overton gang and their associates formed a ragtag

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1st Grade American History: Early Pilgrims of America

First Grade Books

by Baby Professor

Did you know that children are more photographic than they are textual? Science says so; therefore, it important to use the right resources that would tap their interest. With that, a good tool to use when teaching about history is a picture ...

ISBN: 9781682807835

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2nd Grade History: The Mayan Civilization

Second Grade Books

by Baby Professor

Learning about the Mayan Civilization can become quite boring when you're just reading about it. There is little interaction with texts compared to seeing pictures. That is why this educational book has carefully selected images to complement ...

ISBN: 9781682807934

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2nd Grade US History: Native Americans to Early Settlers

Second Grade Books

by Baby Professor

Why is it important to know who the early settlers were? To trace our culture and traditions, of course! This educational book presents what would otherwise be a boring subject for young children. The use of pictures creates a definite scenario ...

ISBN: 9781682807927

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4th Grade History Book: Mayans and Incas of South America

Fourth Grade Books Ancient Civilizations

by Baby Professor

The Mayans and Incas of South America were influential people in the region's culture and tradition. Learn about them through this attention-grabbing educational book. By using more pictures and only a few select texts, children are able to ...

ISBN: 9781682809327

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6th Grade American History: Founding Fathers and Leaders

American Revolution Kids Sixth Grade Books

by Baby Professor

Make history fun even with all the dates and information in tact with the use of this accurately summarized history book. The use of pictures and select texts attract the attention and make the lesson much more memorable. Since the presentation ...

ISBN: 9781682809457

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A Bloodless Victory

The Battle of New Orleans in History and Memory

by Joseph F. Stoltz III

<p>Once celebrated on par with the Fourth of July, January 8th—the anniversary of the Battle of New Orleans—is no longer a day of reverence for most Americans. Although the United States’ stunning 1815 defeat of the British army south of New ...

ISBN: 9781421423036

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A Calculating People

The Spread of Numeracy in Early America

by Patricia Cline Cohen

<p>Now back in print, <em>A Calculating People</em> reveals how numeracy profoundly shaped the character of society in the early republic and provides a wholly original perspective on the development of modern America.</p> ...

ISBN: 9781134958955

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A Choice Of Enemies

America Confronts The Middle East

by Lawrence Freedman

<p><strong>Prize-winning historian Lawrence Freedman takes an exceptionally clear-eyed look at America's strategic predicament in the Middle East, over the past 30 years.</strong></p> <p>The United States is locked into three prolonged ...

ISBN: 9780297856153

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A Civil War of Words

The Cultural Impact of the Great War in Catalonia, Spain, Europe and a Glance at Latin America

by Maximiliano Fuentes, Francesc Montero & Xavier Pla

<p>The Great War did not only mark the history of the twentieth century: to a large extent, the conflict also affected culture and literature in Europe and the rest of the world. This collection of essays aims to provide the reader with a broad ...

ISBN: 9783035395907

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A Concise History of Bolivia

by Herbert S. Klein

<p>In its first Spanish edition, Herbert Klein's A Concise History of Bolivia won immediate acceptance within Bolivia as the new standard history of this important nation. Surveying Bolivia's economic, social, cultural and political evolution ...

ISBN: 9781107386730

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A Concise History of Mexico

by Brian R. Hamnett

<p>The second edition of this accessible study of Mexico includes two new features: an examination of cultural developments since Independence from Spain in 1821 and a discussion of contemporary issues up to the time of publication. Several new ...

ISBN: 9781107486317

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A Concise History of the New Deal

by Jason Scott Smith

<p>During the 1930s, Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal carried out a program of dramatic reform to counter the unprecedented failures of the market economy exposed by the Great Depression. Contrary to the views of today's conservative critics, ...

ISBN: 9781139984751

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A Concise History of the United States of America

by Susan-Mary Grant

<p>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. The book begins in colonial America as the first Europeans arrived, lured by the promise of ...

ISBN: 9781139209410

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A Coney Island Reader

Through Dizzy Gates of Illusion

by John Parascandola & Louis Parascandola

<p>Featuring a stunning gallery of portraits by the world's finest poets, essayists, and fiction writers--including Walt Whitman, Stephen Crane, José Martí, Maxim Gorky, Federico García Lorca, Isaac Bashevis Singer, E. E. Cummings, Djuna Barnes,

ISBN: 9780231538190

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A Cultural History of the Atlantic World, 1250–1820

by John K. Thornton

<p>A Cultural History of the Atlantic World, 1250–1820 explores the idea that strong links exist in the histories of Africa, Europe and North and South America. John K. Thornton provides a comprehensive overview of the history of the Atlantic ...

ISBN: 9781139539678

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A Government Out of Sight

The Mystery of National Authority in Nineteenth-Century America

by Brian Balogh

<p>While it is obvious that America's state and local governments were consistently active during the nineteenth century, a period dominated by laissez-faire, political historians of twentieth-century America have assumed that the national ...

ISBN: 9781107385788

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A Greene Country Towne

Philadelphia’s Ecology in the Cultural Imagination

by Alan C. Braddock & Laura Turner Igoe

<p>An unconventional history of Philadelphia that operates at the threshold of cultural and environmental studies, <em>A Greene Country Towne</em> expands the meaning of community beyond people to encompass nonhuman beings, things, and ...

ISBN: 9780271078922

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