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Thunder in the Harbor Fort Sumter, Charleston, and the American Civil War
ISBN: PB: 9781611211856, Savas Beatie, February 2019
168 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 150 black&white illus., 4 maps
At 4:30 a.m. on Friday, April 12, 1861, Confederate batteries opened fire. Thirty-four hours later, with their supplies running low but their honor satisfied, Federal forces lowered their tattered flag. The only casualty – an accidental death – came...
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£8,00
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Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Volume 43 August 16, 1784, through March 15, 1785
ISBN: HB: 9780300236064, Yale University Press, February 2019
640 pp., 20.4x14.6 cm, 8 black&white illus.
In August 1784, Franklin, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson began their congressional commission to negotiate commercial treaties with twenty nations. Their treaty proposal, which Prussia alone would consider, contained unprecedented humanitarian arti...
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£95,00
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Broken Bargain Bankers, Bailouts, and the Struggle to Tame Wall Street
ISBN: HB: 9780300223323, Yale University Press, February 2019
440 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 15 black&white illus.
In the 1930s, battered and humbled by the Great Depression, the U.S. financial sector struck a grand bargain with the federal government. Bankers gained a safety net in exchange for certain curbs on their freedom: transparency rules, record-keeping a...
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£25,00
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Shaped by the State Toward a New Political History of the Twentieth Century
ISBN: PB: 9780226596327, ISBN: HB: 9780226596297, University of Chicago Press, February 2019
384 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
American political history has been built around narratives of crisis, in which what "counts" are the moments when seemingly stable political orders collapse and new ones rise from the ashes. No doubt the history of American politics is filled with s...
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£26,00
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£79,00
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Dust Bowls of Empire Imperialism, Environmental Politics, and the Injustice of "Green" Capitalism
ISBN: HB: 9780300230208, Yale University Press, January 2019
256 pp., 21x14 cm
The 1930s witnessed a harrowing social and ecological disaster, defined by the severe nexus of drought, erosion, and economic depression that ravaged the U.S. southern plains. Known as the Dust Bowl, this crisis has become a major referent of the cli...
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£25,00
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Forgotten Americans An Economic Agenda for a Divided Nation
ISBN: HB: 9780300230369, Yale University Press, January 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 black&white graphs
One of the country's leading scholars on economics and social policy, Isabel Sawhill addresses the enormous divisions in American society – economic, cultural, and political – and what might be done to bridge them. Widening inequality and the loss of...
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£20,00
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History of the Future in Colonial Mexico
ISBN: HB: 9780300233933, Yale University Press, January 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 12 black&white illus.
Going against the grain of most existing scholarship, Matthew D. O'Hara explores the archives of colonial Mexico to uncover a history of "futuremaking." While historians and historical anthropologists of Latin America have long focused on historical...
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£27,00
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Stay and Fight it Out The Second Day at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863, Culp's Hill and the North End of the Battlefield
ISBN: PB: 9781611213317, Savas Beatie, December 2018
192 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 10 maps, 150 illus.
July 1, 1863, had gone poorly for the Union army's XI Corps. Shattered in battle north of the Pennsylvania town of Gettysburg, the battered and embarrassed unit ended the day hunkered at the crest of a cemetery-topped hill south of the village. Reinf...
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£11,00
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And We Were Young Oundle School and the Great War
ISBN: HB: 9781912174195, Helion and Company, December 2018
432 pp., 24.5x17 cm, 300 black&white photos
"A boy, he spent his boy's dear life for England". These words from a poem of 1916 were written in reaction to the news that a young boy, who had left Oundle School just two years earlier, had shot himself, whilst stranded in the Libyan Desert. With...
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£29,00
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Fighting for General Lee Confederate General Rufus Barringer and the North Carolina Cavalry Brigade
ISBN: PB: 9781611213850, Savas Beatie, December 2018
312 pp., 22.9x15.2 cm, 21 images, 10 maps
Rufus Barringer fought on horseback during the Civil War with General Lee's Army of Northern Virginia, and rose to lead the North Carolina Cavalry Brigade in some of the war's most difficult combats. Now in paperback, Fighting for General Lee: Confed...
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£15,00
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