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1 The Story of Our Time -- Encyclopedia Yearbook 1948
NY Grolier Society Leatherette very good+ No Jacket 8vo --9.75 in Tall 
431 pp. on coated stock, with numerous b& w photos. No markings. Upper corners bumped, slight wear on spine edges. Condensed chronology of world events, plus developments summarized for many industries and fields. Ideal gift for someone born in that year. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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2 Adams, Charles Kendall and Trent , William P. A History of the United States
Boston Allyn and Bacon 1913 Revised Edition Cloth Fair No Jacket Textbook 8vo -- 7.5 In Tall 
566 pp. Binding loose, a few pages detached but laid in. Preliminary blank pages filled with pencil notes. A few scattered pencil notes within text. Spine edges rubbed, dark gray cloth covers rubbed and titling partly gone. Brownish stain in center of pp. 46 to 71. Still satisfactory as a reading or reference copy. Frontispiece shows Gilbert Stuart's oval portrait of George Washington. Manny pastel colored maps of US. This is a genuine high-school textbook circa 1913, not a print-on-demand fascimile. Text is divided into 725 chronological topics, each about a page or half-page .Period covered extends from explorers' voyages in 15th, 16th and 17th centuries to the Taft administration. Additional rear matter includes texts of Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. Numerous head-and-shoulders illustrations of U.S. leaders. Co-author Trent in a preface said the late C.K. Adams wanted a history textbook that included more favorable viewpoints about British imperialists, Confederate rebels and the importance of westward migration. However, the authors weren't reticent about inserting their own opinions throughout the textbook. For example, they commended Theodore Roosevelt for taking military control of Cuba in 1906, noting that many Cuban planters favored complete annexation by the U.S. (Topic 695) This book was part of the Allyn and Bacon Textbook Series. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Adams, Charles Kendall and Trent , William P. A History of the United States
Boston Allyn and Bacon 1922 Revised Edition Cloth Good No Jacket Textbook 8vo -- 7.5 In Tall 
572 pp. plus 50 pp. additional appendices and index. Rear endpapers cracked, but textblock still loosely attached. Pencil diagram on rear endpaper, otherwise nearly clean. PP. 96-97 has brownish stain from a pressed flower. Light speckling of disclored dots on front cover. Dark gray cloth covers rubbed and spine titling mostly gone. Later edition that covers US presidential admilnistrations through Harding. Frontispiece shows Gilbert Stuart's oval portrait of George Washington. Manny pastel colored maps of US. This is a genuine high-school textbook of the 1920s, not a print-on-demand fascimile. Text is divided into 730 chronological topics, each about a page or half-page .Period covered extends from explorers' voyages in 15th, 16th and 17th centuries to the Harding administration. Additional rear matter includes texts of Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. Numerous head-and-shoulders illustrations of U.S. leaders. Co-author Trent in a preface said the late C.K. Adams wanted a history textbook that included more favorable viewpoints about British imperialists, Confederate rebels and the importance of westward migration. However, the authors weren't reticent about inserting their own opinions throughout the textbook. For example, they commended Theodore Roosevelt for taking military control of Cuba in 1906, noting that many Cuban planters favored complete annexation by the U.S. (Topic 695) This book was part of the Allyn and Bacon Textbook Series. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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4 Allison, Graham T. Essence of Decision: Explaining the Cuban Missile Crisis
Boston Little Brown 1971 9th Printing Trade Paperback Very Good -  8vo -- 8,25 in. Tall 
336 pp. No markings, clean, firm. Spine slanted. A Harvard professor presents a chronicle of the Cuban missile crisis of October 1962, analyzed through three different frames of reference to stir fresh thinking about the episode.  
Price: 3.38 USD
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5 Ambrose, Stephen E. To America: Personal Reflections of an Historian
NY Simon & Schuster 2002 0743202759 / 9780743202756 First Edition Boards Very Good  Good + Remainder 8vo - 9.25 in. 
265 pp., index. Remainder slash on bottom edge. DJ has dullish spot on acetate finish of lower corner. Otherwise nearly new, no markings on endpapers or in text. Tight, bright. Ambrose looks at recent currents of American history through his personal experiences.  
Price: 4.32 USD
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6 American Heritage Magazine Editors A Guide to America's Greatest Historic Places
NY American Heritage 1985 Revised Trade Paperback Very Good No Jacket 8vo -- 8.5 In 
94 pp. Binding sturdy. A few small check marks on several pages. A compendium of 150 of America's most notable landmarks. The editors concede their guide is far from comprehensive. Every state is included but many sites in the Northeast are omitted. 
Price: 2.50 USD
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7 American Historical Association American Historical Review -- October 2010 Issue
Washington D.C. AHA 2010 Vol. 115, No. 4 Trade Paperback Very Good + Academic Journal 4to -- 10.25 in Tall 
Approx 400 pp. Light wear, still close to new. Articles include "Out of the Land of Bondage: the English Revolution and the Atlantic origins of abolition," by John Donaghue. Also, "Getting out of Iraq -- in 1932: the League of Nations and the Road to Normative Statehood. Plus a forum of articles on the theme of "Intimate Life and Sexuality in Mid-Century France." 
Price: 7.00 USD
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8 American Historical Association American Historical Review -- October 2009 Issue
Chicago AHA / University of Chicago Press 2009 Trade Papeback Very Good Academic Journal 4to -- 10 in 
Approx 330 pp. plus advertising matter. Clean text, lower corners thumbed. Spine uncreased. Issue has 2 main collections of articles:themes: Reconciliation in History and Martin Luther King's life. The Truth and Reconciliation Forum grouping includes: "Introduction" by Elazar Barkan; "On Reconciling the History of Two Chosen Peoples" by David Engel; "Truth in Telling: Reconciling Realities in the Genocide of the Ottoman" by Ronald Grigor Suny; "Confronting the Yugoslav Controversies: The Scholars' Initiative" by Charles Ingrao; and "Settling Account? An Americanist Perspective on Historical Reconciliation" buy James T. Campbell. The Forum on "Taylor Branch's America in the King Years" includes "Martin Luther King Jr and the Meaning of the 1960s" by Michael Kazin; "The Biography Branch Might Have Written" by Clayborne Carson and "The Black Power Movement, Democracy and America in the King Years" by Peniel E. Joseph. 
Price: 8.50 USD
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9 American Historical Association American Historical Review October 2010 Issue
Washington D.C. AHA 2010 Vol. 115, No. 4 Trade Paperback Very Good + Academic Journal 4to -- 10.25 in Tall 
Approx 400 pp. Light wear, still close to new. Articles include "Out of the Land of Bondage: the English Revolution and the Atlantic origins of abolition," by John Donaghue. Also, "Getting out of Iraq -- in 1932: the League of Nations and the Road to Normative Statehood. Plus a forum of articles on the theme of "Intimate Life and Sexuality in Mid-Century France." 
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10 American Historical Association The American Historical Review -- December 2008 Issue
Washington D.C. AHA 2008 Vol. 113, No. 5 Trade Paper Very Good + No Jacket Academic Journal 4to -- 10.25 in Tall 
Approx 379 pp. of text. Light thumbing and overall wear. Pencilled circle on contents page, otherwise no markings. Featured articles on minority protection treaties, environmental history and gender analysis in history. Also dozens of book reviews. 
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11 American Historical Association The American Historical Review -- December 2008 Issue
Washington D.C. AHA 2008 Vol. 113, No. 5 Trade Paper Very Good + No Jacket Academic Journal 4to -- 10.25 in Tall 
Approx 379 pp. of text. Light thumbing and overall wear. Pencilled circle on contents page, otherwise no markings. Featured articles on minority protection treaties, environmental history and gender analysis in history. Also dozens of book reviews. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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The Knight, Baker, Alan
12 Baker, Alan The Knight
Hoboken, N.J. Wiley 2003 0471251356 / 9780471251354 First Edition Boards Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
217 pp., with bibliography, index. Publication press release laid in. New, unread. Baker examines medieval culture, focusing on the knights, dispelling some of the mythology and romanticism surrounding their fame. A highly readable historical overview. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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13 Barry, John M. Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How it Changed America
NY Touchstone (Simon & Schuster) 1998 06848400023 12th Printing Trade Paperback Near Fine 8vo -- 9.25 in. Tall 
524 pp., extensive notes, bibliography, index, glossy b&w photos. Close to new, spine uncreased. No markings. An epic history of the 1927 flood of the Mississippi, which displaced 1 million people, sent many blacks north to Chicago, and deeply influenced state and national politics. The NY Times Review calls it "an accomplished and important social history, magisterial in its scope." Author Barry lives in New Orleans. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Casting Her Own Shadow: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Shaping of Postwar Liberalism, Black, Allida M.
14 Black, Allida M. Casting Her Own Shadow: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Shaping of Postwar Liberalism
NY Columbia Univ Press 1996 0231104049 / 9780231104043 First Edition Cloth & Boards Very Good Very Good + Ex-Library 8vo-- 9.25 in Tall 
295 pp., with extensive notes, bibliography, index, 10 pp. glossy b&w historical photos, some never previously published. Actual text about 200 pp. Ex-library copy with usual stampings. Lightly used, but text block is cracked in mid section. Binding still sturdy and all page intact. No text markings. Historian Black examines Eleanor Roosevelt's role as a Democratic Party power broker in post-war America, admonishing JFK and others to show greater commitment to civil rights. 
Price: 4.40 USD
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15 Boorstin, Daniel J. The Americans: The Colonial Experience
NY Random House 1958 3rd Printing Cloth Good No Jacket Ex-Library 8vo - 9.25 in. 
434 pp. Dark blue cloth, dampstain on upper corner. upper cover corners bumped. Considerable foxing of endpapers.text only slightly toned. "Withdrawn" library stamping on endpaper. Previous owner's name on endpaper, no markings in text. Page 212 rough cut with an extra flap on bottom edge. Slight edgewear, binding solid. An incisive survey of the varieties of American colonial experience. Major sections include: A City Upon a Hill: The Puritans of Massachusetts Bay; The Inward Plantation: the Quakers of Pennsylvania; Victims of Philanthropy: The Settlers of Georgia; Transplanters: The Virginians and 9 additional sections. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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The Baby Train & Other Lusty Urban Legends , Brunvand, Jan Harold
16 Brunvand, Jan Harold The Baby Train & Other Lusty Urban Legends
NY WW Norton & Co. 1993 0393312089 / 9780393312089 2nd Printing Trade Paperback Near Fine  8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
367 pp. Firm, clean, no markings. A fascinating anthology of modern urban legends and their antecedents in folklore.  
Price: 4.05 USD
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17 Cahill, Thomas The Gifts of the Jews
NY Doubleday 1999 0385482492 1st Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Very Good +  8vo-- 8 in Tall 
291 pp., index. slight thumbing of corners. Still nearly new, spine uncreased, no markings. Cahill writes a popular history of Jewish thought, showing how the religion introduced ideas of progress and the unfoldling of a cosmic plan. Part of the Hinges of History series.  
Price: 4.50 USD
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18 Christian Science Monitor (Foell, Earl W., Ed.) Understanding Our Century: Commemmorating the 75th Anniversary of the Christian Science Monitor
Boston Christian Science Publishing Society 1983 087510147X / 9780875101477 Cloth Good Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
124 pp. Seven essays on how U.S. society and the world has changed since World War 1. Contributors are longtime Christian Science Monitor writers: Earl W. Foell, Joseph C. Harsch, Richard A. Nenneman, Charlotte Saikowski, Robert C. Cowen, Melvin Maddocks, Robert Peel. 
Price: 3.00 USD
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19 Clark, Peter, and Murfin, Lyn The History of Maidstone : The Making of a Modern County Town
Stroud, Gloucestershire, UK Alan Sutton Publishing 1995 0750911034 / 9780750911030 First Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Near Fine 8v0 -- 9.5 In. Tall 
261 pp.on coated stock. Close to new, previous owner's bookplate on inside cover. No markings in text. Several statistical tables on the Maidstone economy, many b&w historical photos. A comprehensive history of Maidstone and its industrial economy from pre-Roman times through post WW2, with emphasis on Victorian industrial expansion. Commissioned by the Maidstone Borough Council. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The African American Heritage of Florida, Colburn, David R. And Landers, Jane, Eds.
20 Colburn, David R. And Landers, Jane, Eds. The African American Heritage of Florida
Gainesville, Florida Univ Press of Florida 1995 0813014123 / 9780813014128 2nd Printing Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo -- 9 in Tall 
392 pp, bibliography, index. Lightly thumbed, pencil underlinings and check marks on a half-dozen pages, "used" stamping on bottom edge. Otherwise clean. "A Florida Sesquicentennial Book." Thirteen scholarly articles on several facets of Florida history, providing fresh research on its black slaves and freemen settlers, and their descendants. Titles include: "Traditions of African American Freedom and Community in Spanish Colonial America" by Jane Landers; "African Religious Retentions in Florida" by Robert Hall; "African Americans in British East Florida, 1763-1784" byDaniel L. Schafer; "Blacks and the Seminole Removal Debate 1821-1835," byGeorge Kloss; "LaViulla Florida" by Patricia L. Kenney." "Groveland, Florida's Little Scottsboro" by Steven Lawson, David Colburn and Darryl Paulson, and more.. 
Price: 5.50 USD
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