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Peppermint Kings A Rural American History
ISBN: HB: 9780300236828, Yale University Press, August 2020
288 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 1 black&white illus.
This unconventional history relates the engaging and unusual stories of three families in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries whose involvement in the peppermint oil industry provides insights into the perspectives and concerns of rural...
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£30,00
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Year of Peril America in 1942
ISBN: HB: 9780300233780, Yale University Press, July 2020
384 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 25 black&white illus.
The Second World War exists in the American historical imagination as a time of unity and optimism. In 1942, however, after a series of defeats in the Pacific and the struggle to establish a beachhead on the European front, America seemed to be on th...
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£25,00
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Unlikely General "Mad" Anthony Wayne and the Battle for America
ISBN: PB: 9780300251876, Yale University Press, June 2020
376 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 22 black&white illus.
In the spring of 1792, President George Washington chose "Mad" Anthony Wayne to defend America from a potentially devastating threat. Native forces had decimated the standing army and Washington needed a champion to open the country stretching from t...
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£18,00
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American Catholics A History
ISBN: HB: 9780300219647, Yale University Press, June 2020
416 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 15 black&white illus.
This comprehensive survey of Catholic history in what became the United States spans nearly five hundred years, from the arrival of the first Spanish missionaries to the present. Distinguished historian Leslie Tentler explores lay religious practice...
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£22,50
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They Knew They Were Pilgrims Plymouth Colony and the Contest for American Liberty
ISBN: HB: 9780300225501, Yale University Press, May 2020
456 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 28 black&white illus.
In 1620, separatists from the Church of England set sail across the Atlantic aboard the Mayflower. Understanding themselves as spiritual pilgrims, they left to preserve their liberty to worship God in accordance with their understanding of the Bible....
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£22,50
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Lonely Crowd A Study of the Changing American Character
ISBN: PB: 9780300246735, Yale University Press, May 2020
376 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
Considered by many to be one of the most influential books of the twentieth century, "The Lonely Crowd" opened exciting new dimensions in our understanding of the problems confronting the individual in twentieth-century America. Richard Sennett's new...
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£14,99
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People's Revolt Texas Populists and the Roots of American Liberalism
ISBN: HB: 9780300100976, Yale University Press, May 2020
592 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 37 black&white illus.
In the years after the Civil War, the banks, railroads, and industrial corporations of Gilded?Age America, abetted by a corrupt political system, concentrated vast wealth in the hands of the few and made poverty the fate of many. In response, a group...
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£30,00
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Woman on the Windowsill A Tale of Mystery in Several Parts
ISBN: HB: 9780300234282, Yale University Press, April 2020
296 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 32 black&white illus.
On the morning of July 1, 1800, a surveyor and mapmaker named Cayetano Diaz opened the window of his study in Guatemala City to find a horrific sight: a pair of severed breasts. Offering a meticulously researched and evocative account of the quest to...
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£25,00
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City on a Hill A History of American Exceptionalism
ISBN: HB: 9780300229752, Yale University Press, April 2020
392 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 19 black&white illus.
In this illuminating book, Abram Van Engen shows how the phrase "City on a Hill", from a 1630 sermon by Massachusetts Bay governor John Winthrop, shaped the story of American exceptionalism in the twentieth century. By tracing the history of Winthro...
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£25,00
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They Were Her Property White Women as Slave Owners in the American South
ISBN: PB: 9780300251838, ISBN: HB: 9780300218664, Yale University Press, February 2020
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 9 black&white illus.
Bridging women's history, the history of the South, and African American history, this book makes a bold argument about the role of white women in American slavery. Historian Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers draws on a variety of sources to show that slave?...
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£14,99
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£20,00
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