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The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Volume I (Rise & Fall of the Confederate Government)

From the Back Cover Davis devoted three years and extensive research to the writing of what he termed 'an historical sketch of the events which preceded and attended the struggle of the Southern [...]

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Boone: A Biography

From Publishers Weekly Many historical figures are more interesting in reality than in myth. Daniel Boone was one of them. Brilliant explorer, trapper and pathfinder, renowned marksman and revolu [...]

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Camp Ripley 1930-1960 (MN) (Images of America)

About the Author Sandra Alcott Erickson is the administrator of the Minnesota Military Museum, which is located on Camp Ripley. She has received the Department of the Army?s prestigious Commander [...]

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Liberal Opinions: My Life in the Stream of History

About the Author William A. Norris has been a practicing lawyer, political adviser and candidate, family man, naval corpsman, and ? most famously ? Ninth Circuit judge. He was born in Turtle Cree [...]

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Acres of Skin: Human Experiments at Holmesburg Prison

From Library Journal Relying on prisoners' firsthand reports, Hornblum (urban studies, Temple Univ.) has written a thorough account of the questionable medical experimentation carried out in Phil [...]

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The Arbitrary Indian: The Indian Arts and Crafts Act of 1990

From Library Journal Retired attorney Sheffield presents here a revised version of her Ph.D. dissertation in cultural anthropology, which was accepted by Tulane University in 1994. It focuses on [...]

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Civil Rights in the Texas Borderlands: Dr. Lawrence A. Nixon and Black Activism

Review 'Guzm?n adroitly opens a window onto the relations between African Americans, Mexican Americans, and Anglos while illuminating the challenges and barriers Dr. Nixon confronted as he labore [...]

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Hershey Park (Images of America)

About the Author Pamela Cassidy Whitenack, director of the Hershey Community Archives, has been researching and writing about Hershey for over 20 years. She is the coauthor of Hershey, also in th [...]

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The Long Haul: An Autobiography

From Publishers Weekly Horton's Highlander Folk School (now the Highland Research and Education Center) helped to mobilize black voter registration and to support unions and civil rights. 'A beli [...]

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Anarchist's Guide to Historic House Museums

Review 'The tone of the book is blunt, but I think that is necessary. The whole historic-preservation industry is so deeply rooted in either a 'Jackie Kennedy' faux-gentility or a dead-white-men' [...]

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Dictionary of American Family Names: 3-Volume Set

Product Description Where did your surname come from? Do you know how many people in the United States share it? What does it tell you about your lineage?From the editor of the highly acclaimed Dictionary of Su [...]

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