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DEATH IN SALEM

By: DIANE E. FOULDS

Price: $7.50

Publisher: GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS:

Seller ID: IM497026


Salem witchcraft will always have a magnetic pull on the American psyche. During the 1692 witch trials, more than 150 people were arrested. An estimated 25 million Americans--including author Diane Foulds--are descended from the twenty individuals executed. What happened to our ancestors? "Death in Salem" is the first book to take a clear-eyed look at this complex time, by examining the lives of the witch trial participants from a personal perspective. Massachusetts sett... View more info

American Slavery, American Freedom: The Ordeal of

By: EDMUND S. MORGAN

Price: $6.00

Publisher: NORTON W.W. & COMPANY, INC.:

Seller ID: IM495777


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LITTLE COMMONWEALTH

By: JOHN DEMOS

Price: $6.00

Publisher: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM53406


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LAND WHERE OUR FATHERS DIED

By: MARION L. STARKEY

Price: $10.00

Publisher: DOUBLEDAY (RH):

Seller ID: IM440934


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IN THE DEVIL'S SNARE

By: MARY BETH NORTON

Price: $15.00

Publisher: ALFRED A. KNOPF:

Seller ID: IM494134


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MAYFLOWER: STORY OF COURAGE

By: NATHANIEL PHILBRICK

Price: $8.00

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM473029


Nathaniel Philbrick became an internationally renowned author with his National Book Award? winning "In the Heart of the Sea," hailed as ?spellbinding? by "Time" magazine. In "Mayflower," Philbrick casts his spell once again, giving us a fresh and extraordinarily vivid account of our most sacred national myth: the voyage of the "Mayflower" and the settlement of Plymouth Colony. From the "Mayflower"'s arduous Atlantic crossing to the eruption of King Philip's War between ... View more info

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MAYFLOWER: STORY OF COURAGE

By: NATHANIEL PHILBRICK

Price: $8.50

Publisher: PENGUIN:

Seller ID: IM46594


Nathaniel Philbrick became an internationally renowned author with his National Book Award? winning "In the Heart of the Sea," hailed as ?spellbinding? by "Time" magazine. In "Mayflower," Philbrick casts his spell once again, giving us a fresh and extraordinarily vivid account of our most sacred national myth: the voyage of the "Mayflower" and the settlement of Plymouth Colony. From the "Mayflower"'s arduous Atlantic crossing to the eruption of King Philip's War between ... View more info

JEFFERSONIAN REPUBLICANS IN POWER

By: NOBLE CUNNINGHAM

Price: $15.00

Publisher: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA:

Seller ID: IM274147


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Witches

By: STACY SCHIFF

Price: $18.04

Publisher: BACK BAY BOOKS:

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Iron Tears: Rebellion in America, 1775-1783

By: STANLEY WEINTRAUB

Price: $8.00

Publisher: SIMON & SCHUSTER:

Seller ID: IM494274


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NEW ENGLAND PURITANS

By: SYDNEY V. JAMES

Price: $7.00

Publisher: HARPER AND ROW:

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St. Augustine Pirates and Privateers

By: Theodore Corbett

Price: $8.50

Publisher: HISTORY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM498863


Entrenched on Florida's Atlantic Coast since the sixteenth century, the Spanish presidio of St. Augustine was a prime target for piracy. For the colonial governors of Great Britain, France and Spain, privateering--and its rogue form, piracy--was a type of warfare used to enhance the limited resources of their colonies. While the citizens of St. Augustine were victims of this guerrilla war, they also struck back at their enemies using privateers such as Francisco Menendez... View more info

Of Plymouth Plantation 1620-1647

By: WILLIAM BRADFORD

Price: $6.00

Publisher: MODERN LIBRARY:

Seller ID: IM494250


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CAPTORS' NARRATIVE : CATHOLIC WOMEN AND

By: WILLIAM HENRY FOSTER

Price: $10.00

Publisher: CORNELL UNIVERSITY PRESS:

Seller ID: IM262443


Between 1690 and 1760, close to two thousand New Englanders were taken captive by French Canadians and their Native American allies during five intercolonial wars. Puritan propagandists reacted by evoking the vulnerability of New England's homes and Protestant faith with images of captive women in sexual peril, a titillating vision only amplified in popular Victorian and modern portrayals of female captives as stock literary figures. In The Captors' Narrative, William... View more info