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Past and Prologue Politics and Memory in the American Revolution
ISBN: HB: 9780300234961, Yale University Press, January 2021
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 5 black&white illus.
In "Past and Prologue", Michael Hattem shows how colonists' changing understandings of their British and colonial histories shaped the politics of the American Revolution and the origins of American national identity. Between the 1760s and 1800s, Ame...
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Aristocracy of Critics Luce, Hutchins, Niebuhr, and the Committee That Redefined Freedom of the Press
ISBN: HB: 9780300111897, Yale University Press, January 2021
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 19 black&white illus.
In 1943, Time Inc. editor-in-chief Henry R. Luce sponsored the greatest collaboration of intellectuals in the twentieth century. He and University of Chicago president Robert Maynard Hutchins summoned the theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, the Pulitzer-win...
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Last Slave Ships New York and the End of the Middle Passage
ISBN: HB: 9780300247336, Yale University Press, January 2021
312 pp., 21.6x14 cm, 21 black&white illus.
Long after the transatlantic slave trade was officially outlawed by every major slave trading nation in the early nineteenth century, merchants based in the United States were still sending hundreds of illegal slave ships from American ports to the A...
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Surviving Genocide Native Nations and the United States from the American Revolution to Bleeding Kansas
ISBN: PB: 9780300255362, ISBN: HB: 9780300218121, Yale University Press, November 2020
544 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 49 black&white illus.
In the first part of this sweeping two-volume history, Jeffrey Ostler investigates how American democracy relied on Indian dispossession and the federally sanctioned use of force to remove or slaughter Indians in the way of U.S. expansion. He charts...
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Lakota America A New History of Indigenous Power
ISBN: PB: 9780300255256, ISBN: HB: 9780300215953, Yale University Press, November 2020
544 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 54 black&white illus.
This first complete account of the Lakota Indians traces their rich and often surprising history from the early sixteenth to the early twenty?first century. Pekka Hنmنlنinen explores the Lakotas' roots as marginal hunter?gatherers and reveals how the...
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Nature Shock Getting Lost in America
ISBN: HB: 9780300227147, Yale University Press, October 2020
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 8 black&white illus.
The human species has a propensity for getting lost. The American people, inhabiting a mental landscape shaped by their attempts to plant roots and to break free, are no exception. In this engaging book, environmental historian Jon Coleman bypasses t...
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United States and Africa Relations, 1400s to the Present
ISBN: PB: 9780300234831, Yale University Press, October 2020
416 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 17 black&white illus.
Toyin Falola and Raphael Njoku reexamine the history of the relationship between Africa and the United States from the dawn of the trans-Atlantic slave trade to the present. Their broad, interdisciplinary book follows the relationship's evolution, tr...
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Journey to Freedom Richard Oakes, Alcatraz, and the Red Power Movement
ISBN: PB: 9780300255188, ISBN: HB: 9780300227819, Yale University Press, October 2020
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 50 black&white illus.
A revealing portrait of Richard Oakes, the brilliant, charismatic Native American leader who was instrumental in the takeovers of Alcatraz, Fort Lawton, and Pit River and whose assassination in 1972 galvanized the Trail of Broken Treaties march on Wa...
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Last Brahmin Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. and the Making of the Cold War
ISBN: HB: 9780300217803, Yale University Press, September 2020
544 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 31 black&white illus.
Few have ever enjoyed the degree of foreign-policy influence and versatility that Henry Cabot Lodge Jr. did – in the postwar era, perhaps only George Marshall, Henry Kissinger, and James Baker. Lodge, however, had the distinction of wielding that inf...
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States of Exception in American History
ISBN: PB: 9780226712321, ISBN: HB: 9780226712291, University of Chicago Press, August 2020
344 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm, 1 line drawing
"States of Exception in American History" brings to light the remarkable number of instances since the Founding in which the protections of the Constitution have been overridden, held in abeyance, or deliberately weakened for certain members of the p...
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