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Product Description: William Hickling Prescott (1796-1859) was one of those rare historians who effectively melded history and literature in an elegant, compelling writing style that appealed to the casual reader, while still meeting the strict criteria of the scholar...read more

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9781476665337 | McFarland & Co Inc Pub, June 24, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: William Hickling Prescott (1796-1859) was one of those rare historians who effectively melded history and literature in an elegant, compelling writing style that appealed to the casual reader, while still meeting the strict criteria of the scholar.

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Product Description: Edited by southern historians Orville Vernon Burton and Eldred E. Prince, Jr., Becoming Southern Writers pays tribute to South Carolinian Charles Joyner’s fifty year career as a southern historian, folklorist, and social activist...read more

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9781611176520 | Univ of South Carolina Pr, May 15, 2016, cover price $39.99 | About this edition: Edited by southern historians Orville Vernon Burton and Eldred E.

Originally published in 1993, Worlds Ago is not only about the politics of the times, but also about the world into which Walter Laqueur was born and raised and the world that shaped him: pre-war Germany in 1921, where he witnessed the rise of the Nazi party. It is a story of families, friendships, and early love; achievements and disappointments; and facing and surviving dangerous circumstances in which many of those close to him lost their lives. It was a world where calm seas and waters were rare and survivors were lucky to escape the engines of war. This memoir further recounts his experience as an agricultural laborer on a kibbutz, in what was Palestine at the time, living among Bedouin and Arab herdsmen, sharing their labor and lifestyle. Laqueur became a journalist and writer in his twenties, and witnessed dramatic events in the Middle East and the emergence of Israel in the aftermath of World War II. He came to know many of the leading figures on both sides who were involved in the establishment of the State of Israel. Walter Laqueur went on to become one of the leading historians and interpreters of the Weimar period in Germany. This new edition, revised to tell his story up until 1948, also includes a new preface and conclusion.

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9781412863223 | Transaction Pub, February 10, 2016, cover price $69.95 | About this edition: Originally published in 1993, Worlds Ago is not only about the politics of the times, but also about the world into which Walter Laqueur was born and raised and the world that shaped him: pre-war Germany in 1921, where he witnessed the rise of the Nazi party.

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9781412862752 | Transaction Pub, February 10, 2016, cover price $29.95

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Product Description: With his policy of containment, US diplomat George F. Kennan (1904–2005) devised a way to resist the Soviet Union’s attempt to conquer the world for Communism. That way was to go to the brink of war to prevent war. His idea was first expressed in his famous Long Telegram from Moscow on February 22, 1946...read more

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9781412856881 | Transaction Pub, October 6, 2015, cover price $49.95 | About this edition: With his policy of containment, US diplomat George F.

C. Vann Woodward was one of the most prominent and respected American historians of the twentieth century. He was also a very gifted and frequent writer of letters, from his earliest days as a young student in Arkansas and Georgia to his later days at Yale when he became one of the arbiters of American intellectual culture. For the first time, his sprightly, wry, sympathetic, and often funny letters are published, including those he wrote to figures as diverse as John Kennedy, David Riesman, Richard Hofstadter, and Robert Penn Warren. The letters shed new light not only on Woodward himself, but on what it meant to be an American radical and public intellectual, as well as on the complex politics and discourse of the historical profession and the anxious modulations of Southern culture.
By Michael O'Brien (editor)

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9780300185348 | Yale Univ Pr, September 24, 2013, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: C.

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9780300216707 | Yale Univ Pr, September 29, 2015, cover price $30.00

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Product Description: When J. Edgar Hoover declared Herbert Aptheker "the most dangerous Communist in the United States," the notorious FBI director misconstrued his true significance. In this first book-length biography of Aptheker (1915–2003), Gary Murrell provides a balanced yet unflinching assessment of the controversial figure who was at once a leading historian of African America, radical political activist, literary executor of W...read more
By Bettina Aptheker (other contributor)

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9781625341532 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, August 31, 2015, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: When J.

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9781625341549 | Univ of Massachusetts Pr, August 31, 2015, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: When J.

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Product Description: An acclaimed scholar tackles his greatest historical puzzle yet―his own abused past and tortured memory Born in Louisiana to a soon-to-be absent father and an alcoholic mother―who tried to drown him in a bathtub when he was three―Clifton Crais spent his childhood perched beside his mother on a too-tall bar stool, living with relatives too old or infirmed to care for him, or rambling on his own through New Orleans, a city both haunted and created by memory...read more

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9781468303681 | Overlook Pr, April 3, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Born in Louisiana to a soon-to-be absent father and an alcoholic mother―who tried to drown him in a bathtub when he was three―Clifton Crais spent his childhood perched beside his mother on a too-tall bar stool, living with relatives too old or infirmed to care for him, or rambling on his own through New Orleans, a city both haunted and created by memory.

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9781468310177 | Reprint edition (Overlook Pr, May 19, 2015), cover price $16.95 | About this edition: An acclaimed scholar tackles his greatest historical puzzle yet―his own abused past and tortured memory Born in Louisiana to a soon-to-be absent father and an alcoholic mother―who tried to drown him in a bathtub when he was three―Clifton Crais spent his childhood perched beside his mother on a too-tall bar stool, living with relatives too old or infirmed to care for him, or rambling on his own through New Orleans, a city both haunted and created by memory.
9780373441495, titled "Once upon a Tiara/Henry Ever After" | Harlequin Books, September 1, 2002, cover price $5.99 | also contains Once upon a Tiara/Henry Ever After | About this edition: Once Upon A Tiara / Henry Ever After (Harlequin Duets, No 83) (Mass Market Paperback) by Carrie Alexander

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Product Description: Finalist for the Colorado Book Award (History) In Old Blue’s Road, historian James Whiteside shares accounts of his motorcycle adventures across the American West. He details the places he has seen, the people he has met, and the personal musings those encounters prompted on his unique journeys of discovery...read more

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9781607323266 | Univ Pr of Colorado, January 15, 2015, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Finalist for the Colorado Book Award (History) In Old Blue’s Road, historian James Whiteside shares accounts of his motorcycle adventures across the American West.
9780373025732, titled "The Candleberry Tree" | Harlequin Books, September 1, 1983, cover price $1.75 | also contains The Candleberry Tree | About this edition: He saved her life, & for that she was grateful, but that didn't make her blind to his faults, he used women for his own pleasure, & had a dark secret

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Product Description: The second edition of A Woman's Dilemma: Mercy Otis Warren and the American Revolution updates Rosemarie Zagarri's biography of one of the most accomplished women of the Revolutionary era. The work places Warren into the social and political context in which she lived and examines the impact of Warren's writings on Revolutionary politics and the status of women in early America...read more

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9781118981139 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, January 20, 2015), cover price $82.95 | About this edition: The second edition of A Woman's Dilemma: Mercy Otis Warren and the American Revolution updates Rosemarie Zagarri's biography of one of the most accomplished women of the Revolutionary era.

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9781118775011 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, January 20, 2015), cover price $26.95 | About this edition: The second edition of A Woman's Dilemma: Mercy Otis Warren and the American Revolution updates Rosemarie Zagarri's biography of one of the most accomplished women of the Revolutionary era.
9780882959245 | Harlan Davidson, January 1, 1995, cover price $19.95

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Product Description: The discipline of black history has its roots firmly planted at 1538 Ninth Street, Northwest, in Washington, D.C. The Victorian row house in Black Broadway" was once the modest office-home of Carter G. Woodson. The home was also the headquarters of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History (ASNLH)...read more

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9781626196308 | History Pr, October 14, 2014, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The discipline of black history has its roots firmly planted at 1538 Ninth Street, Northwest, in Washington, D.

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Product Description: Alice and Staughton Lynd have devoted their lives to the struggle for social justice. Carl Mirra began the history of the Lynds with his biography, Admirable Radical: Staughton Lynd and Cold War Dissent, 1945 1970 (The Kent State University Press, 2010)...read more

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9781606352236 | Kent State Univ Pr, October 1, 2014, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Alice and Staughton Lynd have devoted their lives to the struggle for social justice.

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Product Description: Twelve years have gone by since the passing of George L. Mosse, yet his work still provides essential tools for historical analysis and influences contemporary research. This volume provides a re-examination of his historiographical production and an analysis of his influence in the context of Italian history...read more
By Giorgio Caravale (editor)

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9781137448507 | Palgrave Macmillan, September 11, 2014, cover price $95.00 | About this edition: Twelve years have gone by since the passing of George L.

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Product Description: Bruce F. Pauley draws on his family and personal history to tell a story that examines the lives of Volga Germans during the eighteenth century, the pioneering experiences of his family in late nineteenth-century Nebraska, and the dramatic transformations that influenced the history profession during the second half of the twentieth century...read more

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9781612346960 | Potomac Books Inc, July 15, 2014, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Bruce F.

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Product Description: One of twelve children in a close-knit, affluent Catholic Belgian family, Jan Vansina began life in a seemingly sheltered environment. But that cocoon was soon pierced by the escalating tensions and violence that gripped Europe in the 1930s and 1940s...read more

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9780299299941 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, May 20, 2014, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: One of twelve children in a close-knit, affluent Catholic Belgian family, Jan Vansina began life in a seemingly sheltered environment.

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Product Description: A personal account by the Harvard Medical School lecturer, political activist and co-founder of psychohistory shares his insights into some of the past half-century's most disturbing events as experienced by its victims and perpetrators...read more

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9781416590767 | 1 edition (Free Pr, June 14, 2011), cover price $30.00 | About this edition: On a fateful day in the spring of 1954 Robert Jay Lifton, a young American psychiatrist just discharged from service in the Korean War, decided to stay in Hong Kong rather than return home—changing his life plans entirely—so that he could continue work that had enthralled him, interviewing people subjected to Chinese thought reform.

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9781416590781 | Free Pr, April 19, 2014, cover price $26.99 | About this edition: A personal account by the Harvard Medical School lecturer, political activist and co-founder of psychohistory shares his insights into some of the past half-century's most disturbing events as experienced by its victims and perpetrators.

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9781416597186 | Free Pr, May 3, 2011, cover price $18.99

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Product Description: Assembling the personal collection that became The Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley A bookseller in San Francisco during the gold rush, Hubert Howe Bancroft (1832 1918) rose to become the man who would define the early history of California and the West...read more

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9781597142489 | Heyday Books, January 15, 2014, cover price $18.00 | About this edition: Assembling the personal collection that became The Bancroft Library at the University of California, Berkeley A bookseller in San Francisco during the gold rush, Hubert Howe Bancroft (1832 1918) rose to become the man who would define the early history of California and the West.

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Product Description: From the late nineteenth century until World War I, a group of Columbia University students gathered under the mentorship of the renowned historian William Archibald Dunning (1857–1922). Known as the Dunning School, these students wrote the first generation of state studies on the Reconstruction―volumes that generally sympathized with white southerners, interpreted radical Reconstruction as a mean-spirited usurpation of federal power, and cast the Republican Party as a coalition of carpetbaggers, freedmen, scalawags, and former Unionists...read more
By Eric Foner (foreword by)

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9780813142258 | Univ Pr of Kentucky, October 18, 2013, cover price $40.00 | About this edition: From the late nineteenth century until World War I, a group of Columbia University students gathered under the mentorship of the renowned historian William Archibald Dunning (1857–1922).

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Product Description: Nationally renowned Georgia artist and historian Wilbur G. Kurtz launched his career by founding the Pen and Brush Club of Atlanta in 1913. The transplanted Yankee quickly became a premier authority on Old South Atlanta--Margaret Mitchell personally selected Kurtz as technical advisor and artistic director for Gone with the Wind...read more

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9781626193024, titled "The Art & Life of Atlanta Artist Wilbur G. Kurtz: Inspired by Southern History" | History Pr, October 15, 2013, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: Nationally renowned Georgia artist and historian Wilbur G.

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Product Description: Published to great acclaim in hardcover, Martin Duberman’s Howard Zinn was described by Michael Kammen in the Los Angeles Review of Books as “biography at its best, written by a master of the craft and a man who has lived the activist life and combined that with serious scholarship and innovative teaching...read more

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9781595586780 | New Pr, October 2, 2012, cover price $26.95 | About this edition: Howard Zinn was perhaps the best-known and most widely celebrated popular interpreter of American history in the twentieth century, renowned as a bestselling author, a political activist, a lecturer, and one of America’s most recognizable and admired progressive voices.

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9781595589347 | New Pr, October 1, 2013, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Published to great acclaim in hardcover, Martin Duberman’s Howard Zinn was described by Michael Kammen in the Los Angeles Review of Books as “biography at its best, written by a master of the craft and a man who has lived the activist life and combined that with serious scholarship and innovative teaching.

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Product Description: Just two weeks before his death in January 1999, George L. Mosse, one of the great American historians, finished writing his memoir, a fascinating and fluent account of a remarkable life that spanned three continents and many of the major events of the twentieth century...read more
By Walter Laqueur (foreword by) and George L. Mosse

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9780299165802 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, July 1, 2000, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Just two weeks before his death in January 1999, George L.

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9780299165840 | Univ of Wisconsin Pr, September 10, 2013, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Just two weeks before his death in January 1999, George L.

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9781482911763 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 10, 2013), cover price $59.95

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Product Description: [Library Edition Audiobook CD in sturdy Vinyl case.] [Read by Malcolm Hillgartner] By the time Henry Kissinger was made secretary of state in 1973, he had become, according to a Gallup poll, the most admired person in America and one of the most unlikely celebrities ever to capture the world's imagination...read more

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9781482911794 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 10, 2013), cover price $160.00 | About this edition: [Library Edition Audiobook CD in sturdy Vinyl case.

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Product Description: [Read by Malcolm Hillgartner] By the time Henry Kissinger was made secretary of state in 1973, he had become, according to a Gallup poll, the most admired person in America and one of the most unlikely celebrities ever to capture the world's imagination...read more

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9780671663230 | Simon & Schuster, September 1, 1992, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: A biography of the political figure, based on more than 150 interviews with Kissinger and others, chronicles his childhood in Nazi Germany, his rise in politics, his political relationships, and more

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9780743286978 | Reissue edition (Simon & Schuster, September 1, 2005), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Complemented by a new introduction, a biography of the political figure, based on more than 150 interviews with Kissinger and others, chronicles his childhood in Nazi Germany, his rise in politics, his political relationships, and more.
9780684825571 | Touchstone Books, December 1, 1995, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A biography of the political figure, based on more than 150 interviews with Kissinger and others, chronicles his childhood in Nazi Germany, his rise in politics, his political relationships, and more
9780671872366 | Reissue edition (Simon & Schuster, October 1, 1993), cover price $25.00 | About this edition: A biography of the political figure, based on more than 150 interviews with Kissinger and others, chronicles his childhood in Nazi Germany, his rise in politics, his political relationships, and more

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9781482911787 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, July 10, 2013), cover price $49.95 | About this edition: [Read by Malcolm Hillgartner] By the time Henry Kissinger was made secretary of state in 1973, he had become, according to a Gallup poll, the most admired person in America and one of the most unlikely celebrities ever to capture the world's imagination.

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Product Description: The history of the Lone Star state is a narrative dominated by larger-than-life personalities and often-contentious legends, presenting interesting challenges for historians. Perhaps for this reason, Texas has produced a cadre of revered historians who have had a significant impact on the preservation (some would argue creation) of our state’s past...read more

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9780292745377 | Univ of Texas Pr, March 1, 2013, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The history of the Lone Star state is a narrative dominated by larger-than-life personalities and often-contentious legends, presenting interesting challenges for historians.

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