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Product Description: For most Americans, Iowa brings to mind endless acres of corn fields, one of the country’s longest-running state fairs, and American Gothic, but few may know how it serendipitously became the birthplace of the most iconic apple, why thousands of cyclists brave the Midwestern heat and humidity to cross the entire state one week each year, or how a former Des Moines sports announcer became one of the White House’s most popular residents...read more

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9780762764402 | Twodot, May 1, 2017, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: For most Americans, Iowa brings to mind endless acres of corn fields, one of the country’s longest-running state fairs, and American Gothic, but few may know how it serendipitously became the birthplace of the most iconic apple, why thousands of cyclists brave the Midwestern heat and humidity to cross the entire state one week each year, or how a former Des Moines sports announcer became one of the White House’s most popular residents.

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9781620409152 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, January 5, 2016, cover price $28.00

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9781620409176 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, April 4, 2017, cover price $18.00

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9781250104557 | Thomas Dunne Books, March 21, 2017, cover price $29.99

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9781625342539 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, February 28, 2017, cover price $90.00

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9781625342546 | Reprint edition (Univ of Massachusetts Pr, February 28, 2017), cover price $32.95

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By Kwadwo Amo-mensah (illustrator)

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9781939994707, titled "American Presidency for Beginners" | For Beginners, February 14, 2017, cover price $15.95
9781939994288 | For Beginners, February 1, 2016, cover price $15.95

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Product Description: The world will always remember Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin for their first steps on the moon, yet few today hold in respect the sites that made these and other astronauts' journeys possible. Across the American landscape and on the lunar surface, many facilities and landing sites linked to the Apollo program remain unprotected...read more

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9780813062464 | Univ Pr of Florida, February 7, 2017, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The world will always remember Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin for their first steps on the moon, yet few today hold in respect the sites that made these and other astronauts' journeys possible.

Forget all you think you know about the Kennedy years. With narrative flair and sparkling storytelling, acclaimed historian John Boyko explores the crucial period when America and its allies were fighting the Cold War's most treacherous battles, Canadians were trading sovereignty for security, and everyone feared a nuclear holocaust.At the centre of this story are three leaders. President John F. Kennedy pledged to pay any price to advance his vision for America's defence and needed Canada to step smartly in line. Fighting him at every turn was Conservative prime minister John Diefenbaker, an unapologetic nationalist trying to bolster Canada's autonomy. Liberal leader Lester Pearson, the Nobel Prize-winning diplomat, sought a middle ground.      Boyko employs meticulous research and newly released documents to present shocking revelations. During the Cuban Missile Crisis, Canadian warships guarded America's Atlantic coast and Canada suffered a silent coup d'état. Canada was involved in Kennedy's sliding America into Vietnam. Kennedy knew the nuclear missiles he was forcing on Canada would be decoys, there only to draw Soviet nuclear fire. Kennedy's pollster and political adviser travelled to Ottawa under a fake passport to help defeat the Canadian government. And, perhaps most startlingly, if not for Diefenbaker, Kennedy may have survived the bullets in Dallas.

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9780345808936 | Knopf Canada, February 2, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Forget all you think you know about the Kennedy years.

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9780345808943 | Vintage, February 7, 2017, cover price $21.00

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Product Description: From the Marxist-tinged anarchism of the Haymarket martyrs to the Occupy Wall Street movement, these essays give a vibrant sense of the central role of the Left in social movements and struggles of the past and present, and highlights some of the amazing individuals, whose unstoppable energies generated remarkable transformations...read more

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9781608466825 | Haymarket Books, February 14, 2017, cover price $22.00 | About this edition: From the Marxist-tinged anarchism of the Haymarket martyrs to the Occupy Wall Street movement, these essays give a vibrant sense of the central role of the Left in social movements and struggles of the past and present, and highlights some of the amazing individuals, whose unstoppable energies generated remarkable transformations.

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Product Description: “This absolutely splendid book is a triumph on every level. A first-rate history of the United States, it is beautifully written, deeply researched, and filled with entertaining stories. For anyone who wants to see our democracy flourish, this is the book to read...read more

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9780674971455 | Belknap Pr, January 9, 2017, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: “This absolutely splendid book is a triumph on every level.

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Product Description: What did Abraham Lincoln envision when he talked about "reconstruction?" Assassinated in 1865, the president did not have a chance to begin the work of reconciling the North and South, nor to oversee Reconstruction as an official postwar strategy...read more

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9780190218393 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 2, 2015, cover price $24.95

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9780190620097 | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, February 1, 2017), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: What did Abraham Lincoln envision when he talked about "reconstruction?

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Product Description: Since the birth of our nation and the election of the first president, groups of organized plotters or individuals have been determined to assassinate the chief executive. From the Founding Fathers to the Great Depression, three presidents have been assassinated: Abraham Lincoln, James Garfield, and William McKinley...read more

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9781612348568 | Potomac Books Inc, February 1, 2017, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Since the birth of our nation and the election of the first president, groups of organized plotters or individuals have been determined to assassinate the chief executive.

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Product Description: A New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice “A brilliant and complicated portrait of a brilliant and complicated president.”—Salon Michael Eric Dyson dives deep into the true meaning of Barack Obama’s historic presidency and its effects on the changing landscape of race and blackness in America...read more

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9780544387669 | 1 edition (Houghton Mifflin, February 2, 2016), cover price $27.00

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9780544811805 | Mariner Books, January 31, 2017, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A New York Times Book Review Editor’s Choice “A brilliant and complicated portrait of a brilliant and complicated president.

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Product Description: An incisive portrait of the American landscape that shows how geography continues to determine America’s role in the world—from the bestselling author of The Revenge of Geography and Balkan GhostsAs a boy, Robert D. Kaplan listened to his truck-driver father tell evocative stories about traveling across America in his youth, travels in which he learned to understand the country literally from the ground up...read more

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9780399588211 | Random House Inc, January 24, 2017, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: An incisive portrait of the American landscape that shows how geography continues to determine America’s role in the world—from the bestselling author of The Revenge of Geography and Balkan GhostsAs a boy, Robert D.

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“An absorbing portrait...Breen’s superb chronicle offers glimpses into Washington’s love of his country and its people, and his willingness to meet them on their own terms to secure the unity of the new republic.” —Publishers Weekly (starred review) This is George Washington in the surprising role of political strategist.T.H. Breen introduces us to a George Washington we rarely meet. During his first term as president, he decided that the only way to fulfill the Revolution was to take the new federal government directly to the people. He organized an extraordinary journey carrying him to all thirteen states. It transformed American political culture. For Washington, the stakes were high. If the nation fragmented, as it had almost done after the war, it could never become the strong, independent nation for which he had fought. In scores of communities, he communicated a powerful and enduring message—that America was now a nation, not a loose collection of states. And the people responded to his invitation in ways that he could never have predicted.

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9781451675429 | Simon & Schuster, January 12, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: “An absorbing portrait.

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9781451675436 | Reprint edition (Simon & Schuster, January 17, 2017), cover price $17.00

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Product Description: The fierce polarization of contemporary politics has encouraged Americans to read back into their nation's past a perpetual ideological struggle between liberals and conservatives. However, in this timely book, David S. Brown advances an original interpretation that stresses the critical role of moderate statesmen, ideas, and alliances in making our political system work...read more

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9781469629230 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, January 16, 2017, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The fierce polarization of contemporary politics has encouraged Americans to read back into their nation's past a perpetual ideological struggle between liberals and conservatives.

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Product Description: Kaplan's SAT Subject Test U.S. History is the most up-to-date guide on the market with the essential content, practice, and strategies students need for success on Test Day. Kaplan's expert tips and focused review will help you ace the test and give your college applications a boost...read more
By Kaplan (corporate author)

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9781506209258 | 10th edition (Kaplan, January 3, 2017), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Kaplan's SAT Subject Test U.

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Product Description: Every four years Americans embark on the ultimate carnival, the Super Bowl of democracy: a presidential election campaign filled with endless speeches, debates, handshakes, and passion.   But what about the candidates themselves?    In Fit for the Presidency? Seymour Morris Jr...read more

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9781612348506 | Potomac Books Inc, January 1, 2017, cover price $32.95 | About this edition: Every four years Americans embark on the ultimate carnival, the Super Bowl of democracy: a presidential election campaign filled with endless speeches, debates, handshakes, and passion.

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Product Description: The Cold War forced scientists to reconcile their values of internationalism and objectivity with the increasingly militaristic uses of scientific knowledge. For decades, antinuclear scientists pursued nuclear disarmament in a variety of ways, from grassroots activism to transnational diplomacy and government science advising...read more

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9781625342430 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, December 31, 2016, cover price $90.00 | About this edition: The Cold War forced scientists to reconcile their values of internationalism and objectivity with the increasingly militaristic uses of scientific knowledge.

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9781625342447 | Reprint edition (Univ of Massachusetts Pr, December 31, 2016), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: The Cold War forced scientists to reconcile their values of internationalism and objectivity with the increasingly militaristic uses of scientific knowledge.

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Product Description: America's many presidents, both famous and obscure, have been as varied as the history of the country they have ruled. Over two centuries the presidential seat has been occupied by soldiers and school teachers, judges and journalists, haberdashers, Hollywood actors, professors, postmasters and even, believe it or not, a peanut farmer...read more

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9781445656502 | Amberley Pub Plc, December 31, 2016, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: America's many presidents, both famous and obscure, have been as varied as the history of the country they have ruled.

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