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Product Description: Nineteenth-century New York City was one of the most magnificent cities in the world, but also one of the most deadly. Without any real law enforcement for almost 200 years, the city was a lawless place where the crime rate was triple what it is today and the murder rate was five or six times as high...read more

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9781250082589 | Thomas Dunne Books, April 25, 2017, cover price $28.99 | About this edition: Nineteenth-century New York City was one of the most magnificent cities in the world, but also one of the most deadly.

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Product Description: Winner of the Texas Institute of Letters's Carr P. Collins AwardA New York Times BestsellerOne of Book Riot Best Book of the YearIn nineteenth-century Austin, Texas, a ruthless murderer terrorized the city in what would soon become a story more shocking than any fiction...read more

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9780805097672 | Henry Holt & Co, April 5, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A sweeping narrative history of a terrifying serial killer--America's first--who stalked Austin, Texas in 1885In the late 1800s, the city of Austin, Texas was on the cusp of emerging from an isolated western outpost into a truly cosmopolitan metropolis.
9780387168876, titled "Cadmo 86: Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Aided Design, Manufacture and Operation in the Marine and Offshore Industries, Wash" | Springer Verlag, February 1, 1987, cover price $130.90 | also contains Cadmo 86: Proceedings of the International Conference on Computer Aided Design, Manufacture and Operation in the Marine and Offshore Industries, Wash

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9781250118493 | Reprint edition (Picador USA, April 11, 2017), cover price $16.00 | About this edition: Winner of the Texas Institute of Letters's Carr P.

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Product Description: Thousands of newcomers flocked into the Upper Mississippi country in the decades leading up to the Civil War. Illinois, Wisconsin, Iowa, Missouri, and Minnesota received immigrants from most areas of Europe, as well as Americans from the Upper South, New England, and the Middle Atlantic states...read more

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9780830410231 | Burnham Inc Pub, January 1, 1984, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Thousands of newcomers flocked into the Upper Mississippi country in the decades leading up to the Civil War.

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9780809335565, titled "Immigrants in the Valley: Irish, Germans, and Americans in the Upper Mississippi Country 1830-1860" | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, November 9, 2016, cover price $24.50 | About this edition: Thousands of newcomers flocked into the Upper Mississippi country in the decades leading up to the Civil War.

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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.

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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: The instant New York Times bestseller!Dodge City, Kansas, is a place of legend. The town that started as a small military site exploded with the coming of the railroad, cattle drives, eager miners, settlers, and various entrepreneurs passing through to populate the expanding West...read more

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9781250071484 | St Martins Pr, February 28, 2017, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The instant New York Times bestseller!

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Product Description: In When Lincoln Came to Egypt, George W. Smith provides a detailed record of Abraham Lincoln’s travel in the southernmost region of Illinois, commonly referred to as Egypt. These visits began in 1830, before Lincoln had held public office, and continued through 1858, when he debated Stephen A...read more
By Daniel Stowell (foreword by)

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9780809335527 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, September 12, 2016, cover price $20.50 | About this edition: In When Lincoln Came to Egypt, George W.

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Product Description: Daniel Harmon Brush came to southern Illinois from Vermont with his parents in the 1820s and found a frontier region radically different from his native New England. In this memoir, Brush, the eventual founder of Carbondale, Illinois, describes his early life in the northeast, his pioneer family’s move west, and their settlement near the Illinois River in Greene County, Illinois...read more
By Michael C. Batinski (foreword by)

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9780809335480 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, October 5, 2016, cover price $22.50 | About this edition: Daniel Harmon Brush came to southern Illinois from Vermont with his parents in the 1820s and found a frontier region radically different from his native New England.

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Product Description: Before the Civil War, the American people did not have to worry about a federal tax collector coming to their door. The reason why was the tariff, taxing foreign goods and imports on arrival in the United States. Tariff Wars and the Politics of Jacksonian America attempts to show why the tariff was an important part of the national narrative in the antebellum period...read more

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9780826521361 | Vanderbilt Univ Pr, February 15, 2017, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Before the Civil War, the American people did not have to worry about a federal tax collector coming to their door.

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9780826521378 | Reprint edition (Vanderbilt Univ Pr, February 15, 2017), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Before the Civil War, the American people did not have to worry about a federal tax collector coming to their door.

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Product Description: This volume's 598 documents span 22 April 1818 to 31 January 1819. Jefferson spends months preparing for a meeting to choose the site of the state university. He drafts the Rockfish Gap Report recommending the location of the University of Virginia at Charlottesville as well as legislation confirming this decision...read more

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9780691172835 | Princeton Univ Pr, February 7, 2017, cover price $145.00 | About this edition: This volume's 598 documents span 22 April 1818 to 31 January 1819.

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Product Description: Learn psychology YOUR Way with PSYCH! PSYCH's easy-reference, paperback textbook presents course content through visually-engaging chapters as well as Chapter Review Cards that consolidate the best review material into a ready-made study tool...read more

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9780030016080 | 3rd edition (Harcourt School, July 1, 1987), cover price $39.90 | also contains Villanova University 1842-1992: American-Catholic-Augustinian | About this edition: This best-selling text not only explores psychological theory and research, but also emphasizes their application to the lives of students.

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9781305662704 | 5 pap/psc edition (Cengage Learning, February 3, 2017), cover price $75.00 | About this edition: Learn psychology YOUR Way with PSYCH!

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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 | About this edition: What did Abraham Lincoln envision when he talked about "reconstruction?

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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: Charles Redd Center Phi Alpha Theta Book Award for the Best Book on the American West 2018 Francis Armstrong Madsen Best Book Award from the Utah State Historical Society 2018 Best First Book Award from the Mormon History Association Newly created territories in antebellum America were designed to be extensions of national sovereignty and jurisdiction...read more

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9780803276772 | Univ of Nebraska Pr, February 1, 2017, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Charles Redd Center Phi Alpha Theta Book Award for the Best Book on the American West 2018 Francis Armstrong Madsen Best Book Award from the Utah State Historical Society 2018 Best First Book Award from the Mormon History Association Newly created territories in antebellum America were designed to be extensions of national sovereignty and jurisdiction.

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9780803295858 | Reprint edition (Univ of Nebraska Pr, February 1, 2017), cover price $32.00 | About this edition: Charles Redd Center Phi Alpha Theta Book Award for the Best Book on the American West 2018 Francis Armstrong Madsen Best Book Award from the Utah State Historical Society 2018 Best First Book Award from the Mormon History Association Newly created territories in antebellum America were designed to be extensions of national sovereignty and jurisdiction.

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Product Description: In 1836, Samuel Colt changed the face of warfare with the production of the first of a series of iconic and influential single-action revolvers, including the .44-caliber Colt Walker and the seminal .45-caliber Colt Single Action Army, which remains in production today...read more
By Alan Gilliland (illustrator)

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9781472810984 | Osprey Pub Co, January 24, 2017, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: In 1836, Samuel Colt changed the face of warfare with the production of the first of a series of iconic and influential single-action revolvers, including the .

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Product Description: In this powerful book, Brook Thomas revisits the contested era of Reconstruction. He evokes literature’s immediacy to recreate arguments still unresolved today about state versus federal authority, the government’s role in education, the growing power of banks and corporations, the paternalism of social welfare, efforts to combat domestic terrorism, and the difficult question of who should rightly inherit the nation’s past...read more

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9781421421322 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, January 17, 2017, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: In this powerful book, Brook Thomas revisits the contested era of Reconstruction.

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Product Description: Shaped by the West is a two-volume primary source reader that rewrites the history of the United States through a western lens. America’s expansion west was the driving force for issues of democracy, politics, race, freedom, and property...read more

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9780520291416 | Univ of California Pr, January 16, 2017, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: Shaped by the West is a two-volume primary source reader that rewrites the history of the United States through a western lens.

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Product Description: In the years just before the Civil War, during the most intensive phase of American slave-trade suppression, the U.S. Navy seized roughly 2,000 enslaved Africans from illegal slave ships and brought them into temporary camps at Key West and Charleston...read more

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9781469630021 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, January 16, 2017, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In the years just before the Civil War, during the most intensive phase of American slave-trade suppression, the U.

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Product Description: Disapproving scolds. Sexist condescension. Odd theories about the effect of exercise on reproductive organs. Though baseball began as a gender-neutral sport, girls and women of the nineteenth century faced many obstacles on their way to the diamond...read more

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9780252040375 | Univ of Illinois Pr, January 15, 2017, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Disapproving scolds.

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9780252081866 | Reprint edition (Univ of Illinois Pr, January 15, 2017), cover price $25.95 | About this edition: Disapproving scolds.

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Product Description: The Patrons of Husbandry—or the Grange—is the longest-lived US agricultural society and, since its founding shortly after the Civil War, has had immeasurable influence on social change as enacted by ordinary Americans. The Grange sought to relieve the struggles of small farmers by encouraging collaboration...read more
By Paul Finkelman (foreword by)

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9780821422366 | Ohio Univ Pr, January 15, 2017, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: The Patrons of Husbandry—or the Grange—is the longest-lived US agricultural society and, since its founding shortly after the Civil War, has had immeasurable influence on social change as enacted by ordinary Americans.

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9780821422373 | Reprint edition (Ohio Univ Pr, January 15, 2017), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The Patrons of Husbandry—or the Grange—is the longest-lived US agricultural society and, since its founding shortly after the Civil War, has had immeasurable influence on social change as enacted by ordinary Americans.

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Product Description: When Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address in 1863, he had broader aims than simply rallying a war-weary nation. Lincoln realized that the Civil War had taken on a wider significance—that all of Europe and Latin America was watching to see whether the United States, a beleaguered model of democracy, would indeed “perish from the earth...read more

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9780465029679 | Basic Books, December 30, 2014, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: When Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address in 1863, he had broader aims than simply rallying a war-weary nation.

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9780465096978 | Reprint edition (Basic Books, January 10, 2017), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: When Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address in 1863, he had broader aims than simply rallying a war-weary nation.

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Product Description: The United States has always proved an inviting home for boosters, sharp dealers, and outright swindlers. Worship of entrepreneurial freedom has complicated the task of distinguishing aggressive salesmanship from unacceptable deceit, especially on the frontiers of innovation...read more

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9780691164557 | Princeton Univ Pr, January 10, 2017, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The United States has always proved an inviting home for boosters, sharp dealers, and outright swindlers.

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Product Description: From the author of A Midwife's Tale, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize for History, and The Age of Homespun--a revelatory, nuanced, and deeply intimate look at the world of early Mormon women whose seemingly ordinary lives belied an astonishingly revolutionary spirit, drive, and determination...read more

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9780307594907 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 10, 2017, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: From the author of A Midwife's Tale, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Bancroft Prize for History, and The Age of Homespun--a revelatory, nuanced, and deeply intimate look at the world of early Mormon women whose seemingly ordinary lives belied an astonishingly revolutionary spirit, drive, and determination.

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Product Description: A highly engaging account of the developments—not only legal, but also socioeconomic, political, and cultural—that gave rise to Americans’ distinctively lawyer-driven legal culture When Americans imagine their legal system, it is the adversarial trial—dominated by dueling larger-than-life lawyers undertaking grand public performances—that first comes to mind...read more

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9780300198072 | Yale Univ Pr, January 10, 2017, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: A highly engaging account of the developments—not only legal, but also socioeconomic, political, and cultural—that gave rise to Americans’ distinctively lawyer-driven legal culture When Americans imagine their legal system, it is the adversarial trial—dominated by dueling larger-than-life lawyers undertaking grand public performances—that first comes to mind.

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9780300222258 | Reprint edition (Yale Univ Pr, January 10, 2017), cover price $45.00 | About this edition: A highly engaging account of the developments—not only legal, but also socioeconomic, political, and cultural—that gave rise to Americans’ distinctively lawyer-driven legal culture When Americans imagine their legal system, it is the adversarial trial—dominated by dueling larger-than-life lawyers undertaking grand public performances—that first comes to mind.

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By Donald R. Kennon (editor)

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9780821422274 | Ohio Univ Pr, December 15, 2016, cover price $45.00

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9780821422281 | Reprint edition (Ohio Univ Pr, December 15, 2016), cover price $29.95

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Product Description: Jon Gjerde Prize for Best Book in Midwestern History (Midwestern History Association), Honorable MentionMargaret Garner was the runaway slave who, when confronted with capture just outside of Cincinnati, slit the throat of her toddler daughter rather than have her face a life in slavery...read more

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9780821421598 | Ohio Univ Pr, December 15, 2016, cover price $55.00 | About this edition: Jon Gjerde Prize for Best Book in Midwestern History (Midwestern History Association), Honorable MentionMargaret Garner was the runaway slave who, when confronted with capture just outside of Cincinnati, slit the throat of her toddler daughter rather than have her face a life in slavery.

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9780821421604 | Reprint edition (Ohio Univ Pr, December 15, 2016), cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Jon Gjerde Prize for Best Book in Midwestern History (Midwestern History Association), Honorable MentionMargaret Garner was the runaway slave who, when confronted with capture just outside of Cincinnati, slit the throat of her toddler daughter rather than have her face a life in slavery.

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Product Description: Now, perhaps, only those enmeshed in 19th-century American history know his name; but when John Hay died in 1905, he was one of the most famous men in the world. And one of the most highly regarded. Abraham Lincoln’s private secretary during the Civil War, thereafter as a popular poet, novelist, newspaper editor, highly esteemed historian and biographer, diplomat, businessman, and secretary of state until his death, Hay enjoyed remarkable success in public and private life...read more

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9781442222816, titled "Walking With Giants: John Hay’s Friendships With Abraham Lincoln, Mark Twain, Henry James, and Theodore Roosevelt" | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 15, 2016, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: Now, perhaps, only those enmeshed in 19th-century American history know his name; but when John Hay died in 1905, he was one of the most famous men in the world.

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