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Colorado's Colorful Characters

By: Bueler, Gladys, R

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Pruett Publishing Company: 1975

Our Product Number: 602761


0.39 x 8.35 x 5.51 Inches View more info

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Unsolved Texas Mysteries

By: Chariton, Wallace O.; Young, Kevin; Eckhardt, Charlie

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Plano, TX, Wordware Publishing: 1992

Edition: Fourth Printing

Our Product Number: 605062


For about as long as there has been a Texas there have been Texas mysteries, and many of them remain unsolved. What happened to the documents captured in the Alamo? Does a ghost actually haunt the state capitol in Austin? Did the U.S. Army secretly bury hundreds of guns in North Texas after WWII? Was John Wilkes Booth killed or did he escape and flee to Central Texas? The authors present the known facts and circumstances of these and other mysteries. View more info

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Atlas of American History

By: Gilbert, Martin

Price: $7.34

Publisher: Dorset Press: 1985

Edition: Revised Edition

Our Product Number: 606728


Previous owner's name on free front end page; 115 pages View more info

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Freedom: A History of US

By: Hakim, Joy; Bush, George W.; Bush, Laura

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, USA: 2004

Our Product Number: 604284


416 pages; Master storyteller Joy Hakim has excited millions of young minds with the great drama of American history in her award-winning series A History of US. Hailed by historians, educators, and parents for its exciting, thought-provoking narrative, the books have been recognized as a break-through tool in teaching history and critical reading skills to young people. And the kids themselves agree: Hakim has piles of fan letters as testimony. Beginning in January, PB... View more info

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An Autumn of War: What America Learned from September 11 and the War on Terrorism

By: Hanson, Victor Davis

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Anchor: 2002

Edition: Paperback Original. Third Printing

Our Product Number: 601948


On September 11, 2001, hours after the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, the eminent military historian Victor Davis Hanson wrote an article in which he asserted that the United States, like it or not, was now at war and had the moral right to respond with force. >An Autumn of War, which opens with that first essay, will stimulate readers across the political spectrum to think more deeply about the attacks, the war, and their lessons for all of us. View more info

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The Capture of New Orleans, 1862

By: Hearn, Chester G.

Price: $17.50

Publisher: Baton Rouge, Louisiana State University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Our Product Number: 602830


Appendix (listing ships, commanders, and armaments), bibliog., illus., index, maps. Stated First Printing.; 1.1 x 9.31 x 6.31 Inches; 292 pages; On April 24, 1862, Federal gunboats made their way past two Confederate forts to ascend the Mississippi River, and the Union navy captured New Orleans. News of the loss of the Crescent City came to Jefferson Davis as an absolute shock. In this exhaustive study, Chester G. Hearn examines the decisions, actions, individuals, and e... View more info

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Vicksburg: 47 Days of Siege

By: Hoehling, A.A.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Fairfax Press: (1969) 1991

Edition: Reprint. First Printing

Our Product Number: 602833


Recounts a crucial battle in the Civil War and offers public and private documents discussing the major operations in Vicksburg, Mississippi View more info

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Jamestown, the Buried Truth

By: Kelso, William M.

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, University of Virginia Press: 2006

Edition: Fourth Printing

Our Product Number: 604532


What was life really like for the band of adventurers who first set foot on the banks of the James River in 1607? Important as the accomplishments of these men and women were, the written records pertaining to them are scarce, ambiguous, and often conflicting, and those curious about the birthplace of the United States are left to turn to dramatic and often highly fictionalized reports. In Jamestown, the Buried Truth, William Kelso takes us literally to the soil w... View more info

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Larousse Dictionary of North American History

By: Lenman, Bruce; Editors of Larousse

Price: $6.50

Publisher: New York, Larousse: 1995

Edition: Second Printing

Our Product Number: 603286


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A Time of War: A Northern Chronicle of the Civil War

By: Murray, Stuart

Price: $18.95

Publisher: Lee, MA, Berkshire House Publishers: 2001

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Our Product Number: 602543


No spine crease. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. ; ; 288 pages; This vivid portrait of the war's horrors and glories will fascinate residents of New England and all Civil War buffs. View more info

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The Black Seminoles: History of a Freedom-Seeking People

By: Porter, Kenneth W.; revised and edited by Alcione M. Amos and Thomas P. Senter

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Gainesville, FL, University Press of Florida: 1996

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Our Product Number: 607247


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The Old Pike: A History of the National Road with Incidents, Accidents, and Anecdotes Thereon

By: Searight, Thomas B.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Westminster, MD, Heritage Books: (1894) 2006

Edition: Reprint

Our Product Number: RMH175


408 pages; This road, opened in 1818, began at Cumberland, Maryland, and ended in Illinois. Until the coming of the railroads west of the Allegheny mountains in 1852, the National Road was the one great highway over which passed the bulk of trade and travel, and mails between East and West. This work covers many aspects of life on the road, and names many of the people involved with the building of the road, and the people who made their living from the road. Illustratio... View more info

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The Heritage of America

By: Skarmeas, Nancy J.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Nashville, Ideals Publications: 1994

Our Product Number: 602472


Several faint surface scratches ; ; 160 pages; From the Mayflower that reached unknown shores to the Eagle that landed on the moon, there is no more uplifting story than that of America's priceless heritage and the ideals that have guided its people every step of the way. This is a story beyond dates. It is the moving, human story of ordinary people accomplishing extraordinary things while overcoming seemingly impossible challenges. Ideals has compiled not only a histor... View more info

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One Drop: History of an American Family From the Mayflower to the Millennium

By: Speth, Marcia Ann

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Los Angeles, Olive Grove Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition. First Printing

Our Product Number: 602704


A multicultural history of the United States from one woman's perspective. Using family artifacts and fascinating tidbits of American history, the book provides a broad portrayal of the early years of our country with detailed chapters on the last five decades of the twentieth century. The basic theme interwoven throughout the narrative is "One Drop," the concept that anyone possessing any black blood is considered to be black. View more info

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Our town, Redmond

By: Way, Nancy

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Redmond, WA, Marymoor Museum: 1989

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Our Product Number: 602506


Two closed tears - each 1/2 inch. Price-clipped ; 182 pages View more info

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Polk's Folly: An American Family History

By: William R. Polk,

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Anchor: 2001

Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing

Our Product Number: 607832


Spine crease; 510 pages; The grand saga of American history told through the story of one remarkable family--a chronicle of pioneers and generals, presidents and scoundrels, cowboys and killers, Southern belles and civil rights heroes. In 1680, a Scots-Irish mercenary named Robert Pollok fled war-torn Ireland with his family, in search of safe haven and a better life in the New World. When Robert (now using the name "Polk") arrived in Maryland, the only land avai... View more info