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NEW DEAL AND THE GREAT DEPRESSION

By: AARON D. PURCELL

Price: $15.00

Publisher: KENT STATE UNIV PR:

Seller ID: IM396845

ISBN: 1606352202

Condition: NEW


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SPEARHEADS FOR REFORM

By: ALLEN F. DAVIS

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Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM427477

ISBN: 1199112119

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FORGOTTEN MAN : A NEW HISTORY OF THE GRE

By: AMITY SHLAES

Price: $7.50

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ISBN: 0060936428

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In The Forgotten Man, Amity Shlaes, one of the nation's most-respected economic commentators, offers a striking reinterpretation of the Great Depression. She traces the mounting agony of the New Dealers and the moving stories of individual citizens who through their brave perseverance helped establish the steadfast character we recognize as American today. View more info

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FORGOTTEN MAN : A NEW HISTORY OF THE GRE

By: AMITY SHLAES

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HARPER COLLINS TRADE DIVISION:

Seller ID: IM15078

ISBN: 0060936428

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


In The Forgotten Man, Amity Shlaes, one of the nation's most-respected economic commentators, offers a striking reinterpretation of the Great Depression. She traces the mounting agony of the New Dealers and the moving stories of individual citizens who through their brave perseverance helped establish the steadfast character we recognize as American today. View more info

COMING OF THE NEW DEAL

By: ARTHUR M. SCHLESINGER

Price: $6.00

Publisher: SENTRY INDUSTRIES INC.:

Seller ID: IM461269

ISBN: 1199459992

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RISE OF THE CITY 1878-1898

By: ARTHUR M. SCHLESINGER

Price: $7.00

Publisher: MACMILLAN COMPANY:

Seller ID: IM460174

ISBN: 1199448907

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POLITICS OF UPHEAVAL

By: ARTHUR M. SCHLESINGER

Price: $8.00

Publisher: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN:

Seller ID: IM448490

ISBN: 1199329819

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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FROM THE SECRET FILES OF J. EDGAR HOOVER

By: ATHAN THEOHARIS

Price: $10.00

Publisher: DEE IVAN R. INC. PUBLISHER:

Seller ID: IM366109

ISBN: 1566630177

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Documents uncovered from the late FBI director's secret files reveal for the first time the shocking extent of FBI activities in collecting and using derogatory information about prominent Americans and political groups. Historian Athan Theoharis charges that Hoover was an "indirect blackmailer," exploiting the FBI's resources to serve the political interests of the White House and to advance his own political and moral agenda. None of the documents in five separate secr... View more info

DIES COMMITTEE UN-AMERICAN ACTIVITIES

By: AUGUST RAYMON OGDEN

Price: $20.00

Publisher: CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF AMERICA:

Seller ID: IM445406

ISBN: 1199298050

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


A study of the Special House Committee for the Investigatio n of Un-American Activities 1938-1944 jacket with darkenin g along the edges minor wear at the extremities. View more info

PERSONAL NIXON : STAYING ON THE SUMMIT

By: BARUCH KORFF

Price: $2.00

Publisher: FAIRNESS PUBLISHING:

Seller ID: IM427315

ISBN: 1199110426

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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AMERICAN HISTORY SINCE 1865

By: BIRDSALL S. VIAULT

Price: $6.00

Publisher: MCGRAW-HILL COMPANIES:

Seller ID: IM32115

ISBN: 0070674523

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GREAT REVOLT AND ITS LEADERS

By: CARLETON BEALS

Price: $8.00

Publisher: ABELARD-SCHUMAN:

Seller ID: IM461565

ISBN: 1199463116

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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INVISIBLE SCAR

By: CAROLINE BIRD

Price: $4.00

Publisher: POCKET BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM461162

ISBN: 1199458880

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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PROFILES IN COURAGE FOR OUR TIME

By: CAROLINE KENNEDY

Price: $12.00

Publisher: HYPERION:

Seller ID: IM493200

ISBN: 0786867930

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


In the spirit of John F. Kennedy's Pulitzer Prize-winning Profiles in Courage, 13 essays honoring modern-day political heroes, penned by a collection of stellar authors.Nearly half a century after then-Senator John F. Kennedy was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Profiles in Courage, his masterful portrait of American heroes, the words "politician" and "courage" are rarely uttered in the same breath. But, as this celebration of modern political bravery amply demonstrates... View more info

THEODORE ROOSEVELT : TYPICAL AMERICAN

By: CHARLES E. BANKS

Price: $12.50

Publisher: UNKNOWN PUBLISHER:

Seller ID: IM426718

ISBN: 1199104167

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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IN THE GREAT MAELSTROM

By: CHARLES J. HOLDEN

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Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA:

Seller ID: IM369138

ISBN: 1570034761

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


Conservatives in Post-Civil War South Carolina. View more info

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TIP AND THE GIPPER: When Politics Worked

By: CHRIS MATTHEWS

Price: $8.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM511719

ISBN: 1451695993

Condition: FAIR COCKED


"TIP AND THE GIPPER" is a magnificent personal history of a time when two great political opponents served together for the benefit of the country. Chris Matthews was an eyewitness to this story as a top aide to Speaker of the House Tip O'Neill, who waged a principled war of political ideals with President Reagan from 1980 to 1986. Together, the two men forged compromises that shaped America's future and became one of history's most celebrated political pairings--the epi... View more info

AMERICANS : THE NATIONAL EXPERIENCE

By: DANIEL J. BOORSTIN

Price: $6.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS:

Seller ID: IM452255

ISBN: 1199367915

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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LAST CALL: THE RISE AND FALL OF PROHIBITION

By: DANIEL OKRENT

Price: $8.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM231252

ISBN: 0743277023

Condition: VERY GOOD CLIPPED JACKET


A brilliant, authoritative, and fascinating history of America's most puzzling era, the years 1920 to 1933, when the U.S. Constitution was amended to restrict one of America's favorite pastimes: drinking alcoholic beverages. From its start, America has been awash in drink. The sailing vessel that brought John Winthrop to the shores of the New World in 1630 carried more beer than water. By the 1820s, liquor flowed so plentifully it was cheaper than tea. That Americans... View more info

RIGHTS IN CONFLICT

By: DANIEL WALKER

Price: $10.00

Publisher: E.P. DUTTON:

Seller ID: IM428545

ISBN: 1199122998

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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NAUGHTY NINETIES: The Triumph of the American Libi

By: DAVID FRIEND

Price: $16.00

Publisher: TWELVE (HA):

Seller ID: IM509917

ISBN: 0446556297

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


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FIFTIES

By: DAVID HALBERSTAM

Price: $7.50

Publisher: BALLANTINE/FAWCETT:

Seller ID: IM470187

ISBN: 0449909336

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FIFTIES

By: DAVID HALBERSTAM

Price: $7.50

Publisher: BALLANTINE/FAWCETT:

Seller ID: IM155394

ISBN: 0449909336

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


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BEST AND THE BRIGHTEST : 20TH ANNIVERSARY Edition

By: DAVID HALBERSTAM

Price: $9.00

Publisher: BALLANTINE/FAWCETT:

Seller ID: IM155363

ISBN: 0449908704

Condition: GOOD CONDITION


" A rich, entertaining, and profound reading experience." -- The New York Times" The] most comprehensive saga of how America became involved in Vietnam. It is also the Iliad of the American empire and the Odyssey of this nation's search for its idealistic soul. THE BEST AND THE BRIGHTEST is almost like watching an Alfred Hitchcock thriller." -- The Boston Globe" Deeply moving . . . We cannot help but feel the compelling power of this nar... View more info

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AMERICAN PEOPLE IN THE GREAT DEPRESSION: Freedom f

By: DAVID M. KENNEDY

Price: $9.50

Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM54649

ISBN: 0195168925

Condition: VERY GOOD CONDITION


On October 24, 1929, America met the greatest economic devastation it had ever known. In this first installment of his Pulitzer Prize-winning Freedom from Fear, Kennedy tells how America endured, and eventually prevailed, in the face of that unprecedented calamity. Kennedy vividly demonstrates that the economic crisis of the 1930s was more than a reaction to the excesses of the 1920s. For more than a century before the Crash, America's unbridled industrial revolution... View more info