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One Summer

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One Summer
America 1927

Author: Bill Bryson
Publication Date: 22 May 2014

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In summer 1927, America had a booming stock market, a president who worked just four hours a day, a sensational murder trial, and an unknown aviator named Charles Lindbergh who became the most famous man on earth. This book brings to life a forgotten summer when America came of age, took centre stage, and changed the world.

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daily Life of the aztecs

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daily Life of the aztecs

Author: Jacques Soustelle
Publication Date: 1 Jan 0000

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New Deal

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The New Deal
Depression Years, 1933-40

Author: A.J. Badger
Publication Date: 1 November 1989

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This is a study of recent case studies of the New Deal which assesses the impact of the depression and New Deal programmes on businessmen, industrial workers and the unemployed. It explains the political and ideological constraints which limited the changes wrought by the New Deal.

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America

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America
A Narrative History

Author: George Brown Tindall
Publication Date: 19970300

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This work covers all aspects of American history: political and military, social, cultural, immigration and the Frontier. There is more emphasis on popular culture, such as tavern life and the rise of spectator sports.

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Anxious Decades

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Anxious Decades
America in Prosperity and Depression, 1920-1941

Author: Michael E. Parrish
Publication Date: 29 June 1994

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Illustrates American life in the 1920s and '30s when the mass consumer culture of cars, motion pictures and advertising changed the way people lived; when the Great Depression shook the country's faith in traditional values and institutions; and when women first did battle for equal rights.

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Railroads and Cowboys in the American West

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Railroads and Cowboys in the American West

Author:  Currie
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1974

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Short but very interesting book with first hand accounts and photos of the real Wild West....

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Real Deadwood

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The Real Deadwood
True Life Histories of Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Outlaw Towns, and Other Characters of the Lawless West

Author: John Ames
Publication Date: 4 January 2005

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FATHERALONG

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FATHERALONG

Author: JOHN WIDEMAN
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1996

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The author, who is African-American, takes us back from blue-collar Pittsburgh to his ancestors who were slaves in South Carolina.As the Times Literary Supplement review by A.Robert Lee said "Rarely has there been a more invigorating assault on the ideology of race"Picador paperback....

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End of Barbary Terror

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The End of Barbary Terror
America's 1815 War Against the Pirates of North Africa

Author: Frederick Leiner
Publication Date: 1 April 2006

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Focuses on the fledgling American nation's diplomatic and naval campaign in 1812 to break the Barbary pirates, rogue states of North Africa.

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Winter Soldiers

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The Winter Soldiers

Author: Richard Ketchum
Publication Date: 1 January 1991

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My Life

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My Life

Author: Bill Clinton
Publication Date: 22 June 2004

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An autobiography of Bill Clinton. Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe IV on August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas. In 1998, as a result of issues surrounding personal indiscretions with a young woman White House intern, Clinton was the second US president to be impeached by the House of Representatives.

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9/11 Revealed

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9/11 Revealed

Author: Rowland Morgan
Publication Date: 11 August 2005

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Bringing together research with the work of independent journalists, this work reveals that important parts of the official story are not tenable. It tells that elections have been won, laws have been passed, and wars have been fought because of 9/11 and tells that this is the time to decide whether this is the world one lives in.

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Rough Crossings

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Rough Crossings

Author: Simon Schama
Publication Date: 4 May 2006

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Tells the story of the struggle to freedom by thousands of African-American slaves who fled the plantations to fight behind British lines in the American War of Independence. This work follows the escaped blacks into the fires of the war, and into freezing, inhospitable Nova Scotia.

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Deterring Democracy

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Deterring Democracy

Author: Noam Chomsky
Publication Date: 3 January 1998

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From World War II until the 1980s, the United States reigned supreme as both the economic and the military leader of the world. This book offers a devastating analysis of American Imperialism, drawing alarming connections between its repression of information inside the US and its aggressive empire-building abroad.

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D-Day

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D-Day
June 6, 1944: The Battle for the Normandy Beaches

Author: Stephen E. Ambrose
Publication Date: 5 June 2002

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The gripping and heroic story of D-Day from the Number One bestselling author of BAND OF BROTHERS, Stephen E Ambrose.

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee
An Indian History of the American West

Author: Dee Brown
Publication Date: 3 January 1998

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Describes how the American Indians lost their land and lives to a dynamically expanding white society. This book described the opening of the West from the Indians' viewpoint. It focuses on a national disgrace.

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Patton's Last Battle

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Patton's Last Battle

Author: Charles Whiting
Publication Date: 1 May 2001

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Patton's last battle

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Christopher Columbus and the participation of the Jews in the Spanish and Portugese discoveries

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Christopher Columbus and the participation of the Jews in the Spanish and Portugese discoveries

Author: Meyer Kayserling
Publication Date: 1 Jan 2007

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The classic work by the great German historian on the contributions of the Jews to the epic voyages of Christopher Columbus, Prince Henry the Navigator, Vasco Da Gama, and other explorers who transformed the world. This book was commissioned by the Spanish government on the 400th anniversary of the discovery of America by Columbus....

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Big Chief Elizabeth

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Big Chief Elizabeth
How England's Adventurers Gambled and Won the New World

Author: Giles Milton
Publication Date: 20000803

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In 1586, Queen Elizabeth I was enthralled by captive American Indian Manteo. Manteo was returned to his homeland as Governor, a gamble that resulted in the first English settlement in the New World. Using first-hand accounts, this book tells a story that was to have an extraordinary twist.

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Out of Our Past

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Out of Our Past
Forces That Shaped Modern America

Author: Carl N. Degler
Publication Date: 1 February 1984

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Interpretation of American history.

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Alistair Cooke: The Essential Letters from America: The 70s

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Alistair Cooke: The Essential Letters from America: The 70s

Author: Alistair Cooke
Publication Date: 11 September 2008

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Alistair Cooke was a radio legend, entertaining millions of listeners for over fifty years in his weekly "Letter from America". This selection of Letters includes Cooke's reports on momentous events such as Richard Nixon and the Watergate scandal, the ceasefire in Vietnam and the assassination attempt on Gerald Ford.

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Letters from an American Farmer, introduction by Warren Barton Blake (Everyman's Library 640)

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Letters from an American Farmer, introduction by Warren Barton Blake (Everyman's Library 640)

Author: J. Hector Crevecoeur
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1962

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Letters and Notes on the North American Indians

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Letters and Notes on the North American Indians

Author:  Catlin
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1995

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Originally published in 1841 in two volumes. This edition, illustrated with Catlin's portraits and line drawings, preserves the best of his description and anecdote....

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American Revolution

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The American Revolution

Author: Edward Countryman
Publication Date: 1 January 2003

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This book is not only a highly accessible account of the Revolution; it also breaks new ground in showing what the struggle ...

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Bush at War

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Bush at War

Author: Bob Woodward
Publication Date: 7 July 2003

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Award-winning author and journalist Bob Woodward gives the dramatic inside story of President Bush's response to the earth shattering events of September 11.

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