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Product Description: As thoroughly examined as the Civil War and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln have been, virtually no attention has been paid to the life of the Union cavalryman who killed John Wilkes Booth, an odd character named Boston Corbett...read more

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9781613730188 | Chicago Review Pr, April 1, 2015, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Union cavalryman Boston Corbett became a national celebrity after killing John Wilkes Booth, but as details of his odd personality became known, he also became the object of derision.

Paperback:

9781613736494 | Reprint edition (Chicago Review Pr, March 1, 2017), cover price $16.99 | About this edition: As thoroughly examined as the Civil War and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln have been, virtually no attention has been paid to the life of the Union cavalryman who killed John Wilkes Booth, an odd character named Boston Corbett.

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Product Description:  As the French Revolution gathered steam, the exact location of Jones’s grave—and, in fact, the exact location of St. Louis cemetery in Paris, where he was buried in 1792—was forgotten: information on his death and burial were destroyed in the Paris Commune and the few who had attended his burial had passed away...read more

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9781613747308 | Chicago Review Pr, May 1, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition:  As the French Revolution gathered steam, the exact location of Jones’s grave—and, in fact, the exact location of St.

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Product Description: At its heyday in the 1950s and 1960s, Detroit's status as epicenter of the American auto industry made it a vibrant, populous, commercial hub—and then the bottom fell out. Detroit: A Biography takes a long, unflinching look at the evolution of one of America's great cities and one of the nation's greatest urban failures...read more

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9781569765265 | Chicago Review Pr, April 1, 2012, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Detroit was established as a French settlement three-quarters of a century before the founding of this nation.

Paperback:

9781613748848 | Reprint edition (Chicago Review Pr, March 1, 2014), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: At its heyday in the 1950s and 1960s, Detroit's status as epicenter of the American auto industry made it a vibrant, populous, commercial hub—and then the bottom fell out.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781455128457 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 1, 2012), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: When we think of Detroit, we think first of the auto industry and its slow, painful decline, then maybe the sounds of Motown, or the long line of professional sports successes.
9781455128464 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 1, 2012), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [This is the MP3CD audiobook format in vinyl case.

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Product Description: [This is the Audiobook CASSETTE Library Edition in vinyl case.] When we think of Detroit, we think first of the auto industry and its slow, painful decline, then maybe the sounds of Motown, or the long line of professional sports successes...read more

CD/Spoken Word:

9781455128440, titled "Detroit: A Biography: Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 1, 2012), cover price $90.00 | About this edition: [This is the Audiobook CD Library Edition in vinyl case.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781455128433, titled "Detroit: A Biography, Library Edition" | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, April 1, 2012), cover price $59.95 | About this edition: [This is the Audiobook CASSETTE Library Edition in vinyl case.

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Product Description: Sixty years ago political divisions in the United States ran even deeper than today's name-calling showdowns between the left and right. Back then, to call someone a communist was to threaten that person's career, family, freedom, and, sometimes, life itself...read more

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9780813549385 | Rutgers Univ Pr, May 12, 2011, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Sixty years ago political divisions in the United States ran even deeper than today's name-calling showdowns between the left and right.

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Product Description: By early April 1914, Colorado Governor Elias Ammons thought the violence in his state’s strike-bound southern coal district had eased enough that he could begin withdrawing the Colorado National Guard, deployed six months earlier as military occupiers...read more

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9780813540627 | Rutgers Univ Pr, August 15, 2007, cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Offers an in-depth account of the violent strike that plagued Colorado's southern coal district, which in April 1914 culminated in a full-scale battle between armed strikers and the Colorado National Guard, the burning of the strikers' tent colony in Ludlow, and the deaths of two women and eleven children, and launched calls for vicious guerrilla warfare on the part of union supporters.

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9780813544199 | Rutgers Univ Pr, October 22, 2008, cover price $21.95 | About this edition: By early April 1914, Colorado Governor Elias Ammons thought the violence in his state’s strike-bound southern coal district had eased enough that he could begin withdrawing the Colorado National Guard, deployed six months earlier as military occupiers.

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