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  • American History: A Very Short Introduction
    American History: A Very Short Introduction (English, Paperback) Paul S. Boyer

    In a miracle of concision, Paul S. Boyer provides a wide-ranging and authoritative history of America, capturing in a compact space the full story of our nation. Ranging from the earliest Native American settlers to the presidency of Barack Obama, this Very Short Introduction offers an illuminating account of politics, diplomacy, and war as well as the full spectrum of social, cultural, and...

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  • The Trashing of Margaret Mead
    The Trashing of Margaret Mead (English, Paperback) Paul Shankman

    Explores the dimensions of the Mead-Freeman controversy as it developed publicly and as it played out privately, including the personal relationships, professional rivalries, and larger-than-life personalities that drove it. This book reviews key questions about Samoan sexuality, the alleged hoaxing of Mead, and the meaning of the controversy.

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  • The Oxford Companion to United States History
    The Oxford Companion to United States History (English, Hardback) Paul S. Boyer

    This text is a one-volume, alphabetically-arranged encyclopedia offering comprehensive coverage of US history from pre-contact Native Americans to the end of the 20th century.

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  • Salem Village Witchcraft
    Salem Village Witchcraft (English, Paperback) Paul S. Boyer, Stephen Nissenbaum

    Drawing on extensive primary documents, this book allows the reader to participate in historical analysis of this explosive period in history

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  • The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History
    The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History (English, Hardback) Professor Joan Shelley Rubin

    The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Cultural and Intellectual History brings together in one two-volume set the record of the nation's values, aspirations, anxieties, and beliefs as expressed in both everyday life and formal bodies of thought.

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  • By the Bomb's Early Light
    By the Bomb's Early Light (English, Paperback) Paul S. Boyer

    Originally published in 1985, By the Bomb's Early Light is the first book to explore the cultural "fallout" in America during the early years of the atomic age. The book is based on a wide range of sources, including cartoons, opinion polls, radio programs, movies, literature, song lyrics, slang, and interviews with leading opinion-makers of the time.

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  • Purity in Print
    Purity in Print (English, Paperback) Paul S. Boyer

    A literary, social and ethical history of book censorship in the USA. The first edition documented censorship from the 1870s to the 1930s. This second edition includes two new chapters that carry this history forward to the beginning of the 21st century.

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  • Thoreau's Democratic Withdrawal
    Thoreau's Democratic Withdrawal (English, Paperback) Shannon L. Mariotti

    Best known for his two-year sojourn at Walden Pond in Massachusetts, Henry David Thoreau is often considered a recluse who emerged from solitude only occasionally to take a stand on the issues of his day. This book explores Thoreau's nature writings to offer a way of understanding the unique politics of the so-called hermit of Walden Pond.

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  • Picturing Indians
    Picturing Indians (English, Paperback) Steven D. Hoelscher

    A tourist mecca, the area known as the Wisconsin Dells was once wilderness - and a gathering place for the region's Native peoples, the Ho-Chunk. This title places H H Bennett within the context of contemporary artists and photographers of American Indians and examines the receptions of this legacy by the Ho-Chunk.

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  • Reagan as President
    Reagan as President (English, Paperback) Paul S. Boyer

    Domestic programs and foreign policies-and the man himself-explored in almost a hundred articles and essays, with expert commentary. "Paul Boyer has caught the essence of the pros and cons of Reagan and his presidency...A thoughtful and absorbing introduction."-Frank Freidel.

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  • Religion and the Culture of Print in Modern America
    Religion and the Culture of Print in Modern America (English, Paperback) Charles Lloyd Cohen

    Explores how a variety of print media - religious tracts, newsletters, cartoons, pamphlets, self-help books, mass-market paperbacks, and editions of the Bible from the King James Version to contemporary "Bible-zines" - have shaped and been shaped by experiences of faith since the Civil War.

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  • Seaway to the Future
    Seaway to the Future (English, Hardback) Alexander Missal

    Unfolds a cultural history of the Panama Canal project, revealed in the texts and images of the era's policymakers and commentators. This book examines various images of the Panama Canal project and shows how they reflected popular attitudes toward an evolving modern world.

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  • Fallout
    Fallout (English, Paperback) Paul S. Boyer

    Fallout offers the reflections and observations of historian Paul Boyer on the fascinating and complex impact of the bomb in American life from the special perspective of a person who experienced and participated in the events and movements about which he writes. Boyer provides us with a rich understanding of nuclear reality in American thought and culture after 1945....

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  • The Enduring Vision: From 1865 v. 2
    The Enduring Vision: From 1865 v. 2 (Paperback) Paul S. Boyer

    Features a narrative that emphasises political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. This US history survey text incorporates attention to cultural history, and includes coverage of the West and the environment. The full-colour format offers illustrative maps and artwork.

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  • The Enduring Vision
    The Enduring Vision (English, Hardback) Paul S. Boyer, Clifford Edward Clark

    The Enduring Vision features an engaging narrative that integrates political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. The first U.S. history survey to incorporate sustained attention to cultural history, the text is also known for its innovative coverage of public health, the environment, and the West?including Native American history.The Sixth Edition presents increased...

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  • The Enduring Vision
    The Enduring Vision (English, Hardback) Paul S Boyer

    THE ENDURING VISION's engaging narrative integrates political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. Known for its focus on the environment and the land, the text is also praised for its innovative coverage of cultural history, public health and medicine, and the West--including Native American history. The eighth edition incorporates new scholarship throughout, includes a...

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  • The Enduring Vision: To 1877 v. 1
    The Enduring Vision: To 1877 v. 1 (English, Paperback) Paul S. Boyer, Clifford Edward Clark

    The Enduring Vision features an engaging narrative that integrates political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. The first U.S. history survey to incorporate sustained attention to cultural history, the text is also known for its innovative coverage of public health, the environment, and the West--including Native American history. The Sixth Edition presents increased...

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  • The Enduring Vision
    The Enduring Vision (English, Paperback) Paul S Boyer

    THE ENDURING VISION's engaging narrative integrates political, social, and cultural history within a chronological framework. Known for its focus on the environment and the land, the text is also praised for its innovative coverage of cultural history, public health and medicine, and the West--including Native American history. The eighth edition incorporates new scholarship throughout, and...

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