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  • A People's History of Silicon Valley by Keith A. Spencer
    A People's History of Silicon Valley (English, Paperback) Keith A. Spencer

    Literary Nonfiction. A PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF SILICON VALLEY follows the history of the people exploited, displaced, and made obsolete by the tech industry, from the colonization of the Bay Area to the present day. From the first Macintosh to the rise of social media, A PEOPLE'S HISTORY OF SILICON VALLEY peels back the curtain on an industry that brands itself as visionary yet which may be chipping...

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  • An Indigenous Peoples' History Of The United States by Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz
    An Indigenous Peoples' History Of The United States (English, Paperback) Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz

    2015 Recipient of the American Book Award...

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  • Portrait of a Woman in Silk by Zara Anishanslin
    Portrait of a Woman in Silk (English, Paperback) Zara Anishanslin

    Through the story of a portrait of a woman in a silk dress, historian Zara Anishanslin embarks on a fascinating journey, exploring and refining debates about the cultural history of the eighteenth-century British Atlantic world. While most scholarship on commodities focuses either on labor and production or on consumption and use, Anishanslin unifies both, examining the worlds of four identifiable...

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  • America: The Farewell Tour by Chris Hedges
    America: The Farewell Tour (English, Hardback) Chris Hedges

    "A deep and troubling examination of the dark corners of working-class America, where unemployment and the loss of traditional jobs have produced an epidemic of drug abuse, bigotry, and even suicide, coupled with an urgent plea to rearrange our priorities to address the ills of middle America and emphasize the common good"--

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  • The Black Jacobins by C. L. R. James
    The Black Jacobins (English, Paperback) C. L. R. James

    In 1789 the West Indian colony of San Domingo supplied two-thirds of the overseas trade of France. The entire structure of what was arguably the most profitable colony in the world rested on the labour of half a million slaves.

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  • The Road to Jonestown by Jeff Guinn
    The Road to Jonestown (English, Paperback) Jeff Guinn

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  • Abolitionism by Richard S. Newman
    Abolitionism (English, Paperback) Richard S. Newman

    A fresh synthesis of the abolitionist movement and ideas in the Anglo-American world.

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  • The Soul of America by Jon Meacham
    The Soul of America (English, Hardback) Jon Meacham

    Shows readers moments throughout the nation's history, including the Civil War, Reconstruction, and the Civil Rights movements, to guide them in understanding American politics today.

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  • The Fourth Turning: an American Prophecy by William Strauss
    The Fourth Turning: an American Prophecy (English, Paperback) William Strauss, Neil Howe

    Predicts that the U.S. will face a crisis in the next millennium that will threaten the country's survival

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  • White Fury by Christer Petley
    White Fury (English, Hardback) Christer Petley

    The story of the struggle over slavery in the British empire - as told through the rich, expressive, and frequently shocking letters of one of the wealthiest British slaveholders ever to have lived.

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  • The Jamestown Brides by Jennifer Potter
    The Jamestown Brides (English, Hardback) Jennifer Potter

    The extraordinary story of the British women who made the perilous journey to Jamestown, Virginia, to become wives for tobacco planters in the New Colony.

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  • Nixonland by Rick Perlstein
    Nixonland (English, Paperback) Rick Perlstein

    Thebrilliant account of the Nixon era, from his 1968 election to his spectacular 1974 demise, now in paperback.

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  • American Web Equipment 1910-1967 by Martin J. Brayley
    American Web Equipment 1910-1967 (English, Paperback) Martin J. Brayley

    Gives an illustrated overview of the webbing straps, holsters, carriers and haversacks used by American combat troops from before World War One to the Vietnam War. This book is useful for students of American uniform and equipment, modellers, re-enactors and collectors.

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  • American Nations by Colin Woodard
    American Nations (English, Paperback) Colin Woodard

    ? A New Republic Best Book of the Year ? The Globalist Top Books of the Year ? Winner of the Maine Literary Award for Non-fiction ?...

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  • Empire by Invitation by Michel Gobat
    Empire by Invitation (English, Hardback) Michel Gobat

    Michel Gobat traces the first U.S. overseas empire to William Walker, a believer in the nation's manifest destiny to spread not only westward but abroad. In the 1850s Walker and a band of expansionists migrated to Nicaragua to free the masses from allegedly despotic elites. But what began with promises of liberation devolved into a reign of terror.

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  • The Lost History of Liberalism by Helena Rosenblatt
    The Lost History of Liberalism (English, Hardback) Helena Rosenblatt

    The changing face of the liberal creed from the ancient world to today...

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  • Crow Killer, New Edition by Raymond W. Thorp
    Crow Killer, New Edition (English, Paperback) Raymond W. Thorp, Robert Bunker

    "First Midland Book edition 1983"--Copyright page.

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  • The Maps of Fredericksburg by Bradley Gottfried
    The Maps of Fredericksburg (English, Hardback) Bradley Gottfried

    Break down the entire campaign into twenty-two map sets or "action sections," enriched with 122 detailed full-page color maps.

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  • Best And The Brightest by David Halberstam
    Best And The Brightest (English, Paperback) David Halberstam

    Highlights the political and military figures who rose to prominence in the sixties and examines their role in shaping domestic and foreign policies, centering on American involvement in Vietnam.

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  • Benjamin Franklin by Walter Isaacson
    Benjamin Franklin (English, Paperback) Walter Isaacson

    Rescuing Franklin from the cliche of the genial codger, the bestselling author of KISSINGER celebrates the most advanced and earthy of the founding fathers in a riveting biography that brings Benjamin Franklin to life.

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