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BLOODING AT GREAT MEADOWS : YOUNG GEORGE

By: ALAN AXELROD

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Somewhere between chopping down the cherry tree and crossing the Delaware River-a triumph of the will that changed the course of the American Revolution-George Washington had the epiphany that turned him into one of the world's greatest tacticians and leaders. Alan Axelrod presents a riveting argument that it happened at Great Meadows, a remote western Pennsylvania battlefield where the inexperienced 22-year-old lieutenant colonel from Virginia met a highly skilled Frenc... View more info

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DEMOCRACY IN AMERICA

By: ALEXIS DE TOCQUEVILLE

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ISBN: 0553214640

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From America's call for a free press to its embrace of the capitalist system, Democracy in America--first published in 1835--enlightens, entertains, and endures as a brilliant study of our national government and character. Philosopher John Stuart Mill called it "among the most remarkable productions of our time." Woodrow Wilson wrote that de Tocqueville's ability to illuminate the actual workings of American democracy was "possibly without rival." View more info

ORDEAL OF THE UNION :A HOUSING DIVIDE 18

By: ALLAN NEVINS

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ISBN: 0684104245

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FIRST SALUTE

By: BARBARA W. TUCHMAN

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ISBN: 0394553330

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AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

By: BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

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ISBN: 1199197130

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THOMAS JEFFERSON AND THE TRIPOLI PIRATES

By: BRIAN KILMEADE

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ISBN: 0143129430

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HE OPENED THE DOOR OF JAPAN: Townsend Harris and t

By: CARL CROW

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ISBN: 1199238562

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He Opened the Door of Japan: Townsend Harris and the Story of His Amazing Adventures in Establishing American Relations with the Far East View more info

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MIRACLE AT PHILADELPHIA : THE STORY OF T

By: CATHERINE DRINKER BOWEN

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ISBN: 0316103985

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This book is a history of the Federal Convention in Philadelphia that resulted in the Constitution of the United States. View more info

LEE CHRONICLE LEES OF VIRGINIA

By: CAZENOVE GARDNER LEE

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ISBN: 1199392731

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slipcase with pastedown labels wear along the edges. View more info

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LOVE AND HATE IN JAMESTOWN : JOHN SMITH

By: DAVID A. PRICE

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ISBN: 1400031729

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A "New York Times" Notable Book and a"San Jose Mercury News" Top 20 Nonfiction Book of 2003In 1606, approximately 105 British colonists sailed to America, seeking gold and a trade route to the Pacific. Instead, they found disease, hunger, and hostile natives. Ill prepared for such hardship, the men responded with incompetence and infighting; only the leadership of Captain John Smith averted doom for the first permanent English settlement in the New World.The Jamestown co... View more info

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JOHN ADAMS

By: DAVID MCCULLOUGH

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ISBN: 0684813637

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In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot -- "the colossus of independence," as Thomas Jefferson called him -- who spared nothing in his zeal for the American Revolution; who rose to become the second President of the United States and saved the country from blundering into an unnecessary war; who was learned beyond all but a few... View more info

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1776

By: DAVID MCCULLOUGH

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ISBN: 0743226720

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In this masterful book, David McCullough tells the intensely human story of those who marched with General George Washington in the year of the Declaration of Independence -- when the whole American cause was riding on their success, without which all hope for independence would have been dashed and the noble ideals of the Declaration would have amounted to little more than words on paper. Based on extensive research in both American and British archives, 1776 is a p... View more info

HANDS OFF : HISTORY OF THE MONROE DOCTRI

By: DEXTER PERKINS

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ISBN: 1199099325

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JEFFERSON THE PRESIDENT: Second Term 1805-1809

By: DUMAS MALONE

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ISBN: 1199233595

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JEFFERSON AND THE RIGHTS OF MAN

By: DUMAS MALONE

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ISBN: 1199121096

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JEFFERSON THE PRESIDENT: FIRST TERM, 1801-1805

By: DUMAS MALONE

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ISBN: 1199121088

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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

By: EDMUND S. MORGAN

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ISBN: 0300095325

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The greatest statesman of his age, Benjamin Franklin was also a pioneering scientist, a successful author, the first American postmaster general, a printer, a bon vivant. In addition, he was a man of vast contradictions. This bestselling biography by one of our greatest historians offers a compact and provocative new portrait of America's most extraordinary patriot. View more info

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REBELS AND DEMOCRATS : THE STRUGGLE FOR

By: ELISHA P. DOUGLASS

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ISBN: 092958712X

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While the American colonists fought to break the tie with England, a less privileged group within Revolutionary ranks was determined to win equal political rights for all adult males and a government in which the will of a majority of citizens would prevail. Farmers and artisans saw the Revolution not as an end in itself but as a means of building a new, truly democratic society. When they demanded democratic reforms they were confronted by men of substance who, though d... View more info

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FUR FORTUNE AND EMPIRE : THE EPIC HIST

By: ERIC JAY DOLIN

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ISBN: 0393067106

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As Henry Hudson sailed up the broad river that would one day bear his name, he grew concerned that his Dutch patrons would be disappointed in his failure to find the fabled route to the Orient. What became immediately apparent, however, from the Indians clad in deer skins and "good furs" was that Hudson had discovered something just as tantalizing. The news of Hudson's 1609 voyage to America ignited a fierce competition to lay claim to this uncharted continent, teeming w... View more info

NARRATIVE OF MY CAPTIVITY AMONG THE SIOUX INDIANS

By: FANNY KELLY

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ISBN: 1199376701

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BOUND FOR CANAAN : THE UNDERGROUND RAILR

By: FERGUS BORDEWICH

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ISBN: 0060524308

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An important book of epic scope on America's first racially integrated, religiously inspired movement for changeThe civil war brought to a climax the country's bitter division. But the beginnings of slavery's denouement can be traced to a courageous band of ordinary Americans, black and white, slave and free, who joined forces to create what would come to be known as the Underground Railroad, a movement that occupies as romantic a place in the nation's imagination ... View more info

ADAMS AN AMERICAN DYNASTY

By: FRANCIS RUSSELL

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ISBN: 007054302X

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WITH AXE AND MUSKET AT PLYMOUTH

By: GLEASON L. ARCHER

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ISBN: 1199232130

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AMERICANIZATION OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN

By: GORDON WOOD

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ISBN: 0143035282

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From the most respected chronicler of the early days of the Republic--and winner of both the Pulitzer and Bancroft prizes--comes a landmark work that rescues Benjamin Franklin from a mythology that has blinded generations of Americans to the man he really was and makes sense of aspects of his life and career that would have otherwise remained mysterious. In place of the genial polymath, self-improver, and quintessential American, Gordon S. Wood reveals a figure much m... View more info

BOSTON

By: HENRY CABOT LODGE

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ISBN: 192915416X

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