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The Best American Sports Writing 2005 (The Best American Series)

By: Lupica, Mike

Price: $10.98

Publisher: Mariner Books: October 2005

Seller ID: 7227

ISBN: 0618470204

Condition: Used - Very Good


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I Wanted Wings: The Autobiography of Leonard M. Thompson

By: N/A

Price: $7.98

Publisher: Media Publishing Ltd.: June 1995

Seller ID: 35363

ISBN: 0932265383

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Southern Political Party Activists: Patterns of Conflict and Change, 1991-2001

By: Prysby, Charles L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The University Press of Kentucky: September 2004

Seller ID: 44958

ISBN: 0813191165

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" The South continues to be the most distinctive region in American politics. Over the last half century, Democratic dominance in the South has given way to the emergence of a truly competitive two-party system that leans Republican in presidential elections. In some ways, the region is increasingly like the rest of the country, yet even the degree of change and the speed with which it occurred give the South a distinctive air. The contributors to Southern Political P... View more info

Frontiersman Stamp Album: For Postage Stamps of the United States of America

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Whitman Publishing Co.: January 9999

Seller ID: 53011

ISBN: B003V59VT2

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Texas Tears and Texas Sunshine: Voices of Frontier Women (The Centennial Series of the Association of Former Students, No. 17)

By: Exley, Jo Ella Powell

Price: $4.00

Publisher: TAMU Press: September 1990

Seller ID: 103123

ISBN: 089096453X

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Texas Tears and Texas Sunshine are the names of popular quilt patterns, and in this volume, now in its seventh printing, sixteen pioneer women describe how they pieced together a life for their families on the harsh frontier. Their first-person narratives, selected and edited by Jo Ella Powell Exley, provide a gripping, highly personal history of the state from Stephen F. Austin's original settlement through the taming of its last frontier in the west. The stories in Tex... View more info

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Impeach the President: The Case Against Bush and Cheney

By: Loo, Dennis

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Seven Stories Press: October 2006

Seller ID: 104192

ISBN: 1583227431

Condition: Used - Very Good


This brilliantly argued and wonderfully written collection by twenty-two of the best political analysts in the US analyzes the extraordinary and unprecedented threat the White House and its allies present to civil liberties, civil rights, the Constitution, international law, and the future of the planet.Impeach the President unearths the stories behind election fraud in 2000 and 2004, the overt lies used to justify pre-emptive war on Iraq, the extensive, ongoing comm... View more info

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Written by Herself: Autobiographies of American Women: An Anthology

By: Conway, Jill Ker

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Vintage: November 1992

Seller ID: 104639

ISBN: 0679736336

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Immigration Reconsidered: History, Sociology, and Politics

By: Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundatio

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: November 1990

Seller ID: 108741

ISBN: 019505511X

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Providing an interdisciplinary and global perspective on immigration to the United States, this collection of essays brings together the work of leading scholars in the field--including the work of such distinguished historians, sociologists, and political scientists as Charles Tilly, Philip Curtin, Kirby Miller, Sucheng Chan, Alejandro Portes, Lawrence Fuchs, and Aristide Zolberg--and represents an important step forward in the development of immigration studies. The bo... View more info

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The State of Afro-American History: Past, Present, Future

By: Hine, D. C.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: LSU Press: August 1989

Seller ID: 108742

ISBN: 0807115819

Condition: Used - Very Good


In the fall of 1983 a group of scholars met at Purdue University for the American Historical Association Conference on the Study and Teaching of Afro-American history. This group included some of the most prominent historians and educators in their professions, and at this landmark meeting they assessed and evaluated the entire field of Afro-American history-its past, present, and future. The sponsorship of the American Historical Association officially acknowledged the ... View more info

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Wit and Wisdom of the American Presidents: A Book of Quotations (Dover Thrift Editions,)

By: Dover Thrift Editions

Price: $1.50

Publisher: Dover Publications: December 2000

Seller ID: 108873

ISBN: 0486414272

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Over 400 memorable quotes expressed by America's chief executives, among them U.S. Grant's "I know only two tunes. One of them is 'Yankee Doodle' and the other isn't," Jimmy Carter's "Whatever starts in California unfortunately has an inclination to spread," and George Bush's "Read my lips: no new taxes." View more info

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The Pilgrim's Guide to Santiago de Compostela

By: Melczer, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Italica Press: September 2008

Seller ID: 110101

ISBN: 0934977259

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"The Pilgrim's Guide to Santiago de Compostela" presents the first complete English translation of Book Five of the Liber Sancti Jacobi or Codex Calixtinus. This twelfth-century guidebook traces the route from southern France to Santiago de Compostela in northwestern Spain. The medieval Christian world knew three major pilgrimage sites - Jerusalem, Rome, and Santiago de Compostela. Between the eleventh and thirteenth centuries Santiago de Compostela was by far the most p... View more info

Gender, Citizenships and Subjectivities

By: Canning, Kathleen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: July 2002

Seller ID: 110105

ISBN: 1405100265

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This volume explores the relationship of citizenship and gender across a range of regions, nations and historical time periods. At the heart of each case study is an exploration of how gender shaped citizenship as a claims-making activity, and how women, often aligned with immigrants and minorities, took a leading role in articulating these claims. View more info

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The Appalachian Trail Reader (Official Guides to the Appalachian Trail)

By: Emblidge, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: November 1997

Seller ID: 110107

ISBN: 0195100905

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The longest continuously marked footpath in the world, the Appalachian Trail spans 2,140 miles across fourteen states--from Georgia to Maine--and travels through vastly different natural and social environments. Now, in a lively and eye-opening introduction to this national treasure, TheAppalachian Trail Reader collects trail diaries, historical and personal essays, and poems that reflect the meaning of this great wilderness trail across both time and geography. Her... View more info

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Captain John Smith: A Select Edition of His Writings (Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture and the University of North Carolina Press)

By: Smith, John

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Omohundro Institute and University of North Carolina Press: May 1988

Seller ID: 110153

ISBN: 0807842087

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Captain John Smith was one of the most insightful and colorful writers to visit America in the colonial period. While his first venture was in Virginia, some of his most important work concerned New England and the colonial enterprise as a whole.The publication in 1986 of Philip Barbour's three-volume edition of Smith's works made available the complete Smith opus. In Karen Ordahl Kupperman's new edition her intelligent and imaginative selection and thematic arrangeme... View more info

The War Lords: Military Commanders of the Twentieth Century

By: Carver, Michael

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Little Brown & Co: October 1976

Seller ID: 111171

ISBN: 0316130605

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Scratch Beginnings: Me, $25, and the Search for the American Dream

By: Adam Shepard

Price: $6.98

Publisher: SB Press: November 2007

Seller ID: 7120

ISBN: 0979692601

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Carrying only a sleeping bag, $25, and the clothes on his back, and restricted from using his contacts or his education, Adam Shepard sets out for a randomly selected city with one goal on his mind: work his way out of the realities of homelessness and into a life that will offer him the opportunity for success. Scratch Beginnings is Shepard's response to the now-famous books Nickel and Dimed and Bait and Switch, where Barbara Ehrenreich has written on the hopeless pursu... View more info

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I.O.U.S.A.: One Nation. Under Stress. In Debt.

By: Addison Wiggin, Kate Incontrera

Price: $7.30

Publisher: N/A: September 2008

Seller ID: 645

ISBN: 0470222778

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The United States has been spending its way deeper and deeper into the red, and saddling future generations with the mess-but who's paying attention? To answer that question, this companion book to the critically acclaimed documentary "I.O.U.S.A." talks with some of the most revered voices in the nation, including Warren Buffett; former Treasury Secretaries Paul O'Neill and Robert Rubin; and Pete Peterson, CEO of The Blackstone Group. Defiantly non-partisan, the empoweri... View more info

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I.O.U.S.A.: One Nation. Under Stress. In Debt.

By: Addison Wiggin, Kate Incontrera

Price: $9.98

Publisher: N/A: September 2008

Seller ID: 7210

ISBN: 0470222778

Condition: Used - Very Good


The United States has been spending its way deeper and deeper into the red, and saddling future generations with the mess-but who's paying attention? To answer that question, this companion book to the critically acclaimed documentary "I.O.U.S.A." talks with some of the most revered voices in the nation, including Warren Buffett; former Treasury Secretaries Paul O'Neill and Robert Rubin; and Pete Peterson, CEO of The Blackstone Group. Defiantly non-partisan, the empoweri... View more info

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Rush Limbaugh is a Big Fat Idiot And Other Observations

By: Al Franken

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Island Books: October 1996

Seller ID: 41122

ISBN: 044022330X

Condition: Used - Very Good


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Everything We Had

By: Al Santoli

Price: $1.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books: February 1982

Seller ID: 83197

ISBN: 0345303369

Condition: Used - Very Good


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