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Glensheen's Daughter: The Marjorie Congdon Story
Glensheen's Daughter
The Marjorie Congdon Story
Paperback      ISBN: 1893088340
Elisabeth Congdon, an heiress beloved in her community, is found smothered in her bed. Her night nurse has been bludgeoned to death with a candlestick. Evidence points to Roger Caldwell and her adopted daughter Marjorie. This is the inside story of Marjorie Caldwell and the stream of mysterious arsons and murders that have followed in her wake.
Paperback      ISBN: 068482535x
Draws extensively on Lincoln's personal papers and legal writings to present a biography of the president
The Issue Is Power: Essays on Women, Jews, Violence and Resistance
The Issue Is Power
Essays on Women, Jews, Violence and Resistance
Paperback      ISBN: 1879960168
"Here is a book for everyone who dares to want to help make history. Melanie Kaye/Kantrowitz is passionate, strategic, pithy, generous, realistic, controversial, unquenchable--a lifelong doer, she gives us reasons to believe in achievable justice, and maps for acting on that belief."--Adrienne Rich
Common Sense
Common Sense
Paperback      ISBN: 0140390162
Presents the text of Paine's political pamphlet that called for America to declare independence from Great Britain, and includes background information on the American Revolution.
The Letters of Sacco and Vanzetti
The Letters of Sacco and Vanzetti
Paperback      ISBN: 0141180269
Contains letters written by Italian immigrants Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, who were executed for murder and robbery on August 23, 1927 in Boston amidst much controversy and debate.
Keeping the Rabble in Line: Interviews With David Barsamian
Keeping the Rabble in Line
Interviews With David Barsamian
Paperback      ISBN: 1567510329
Interviews from the early 1990s discuss issues such as health care and crime, foreign affairs, and the role of business in society, provide recommendations for change, and explain Chomsky's theories
Civil Disobedience and Other Essays
Civil Disobedience and Other Essays
Paperback      ISBN: 0486275639
Representative sampling of Thoreau's most frequently read and cited essays: "On the Duty of Civil Disobedience" (1849), "Life without Principle" (1863), "Slavery in Massachusetts" (1854), "A Plea for Captain John Brown" (1869) and "Walking" (1862).
The Origins of the American Constitution: A Documentary History
The Origins of the American Constitution
A Documentary History
Paperback      ISBN: 0140087443
Describes the evolution of the American Constitution by analyzing material from state constitutions, the Articles of Confederation, the Federalist and Anti-Federalist Papers, and the personal correspondence of Convention delegates
A Rough Ride to Albany: Teddy Runs for Governor
A Rough Ride to Albany
Teddy Runs for Governor
Hardcover      ISBN: 096615701x
A historian provides an account of Roosevelt's fight for the governorship of New York State, a four-month struggle beginning with his military triumph in Cuba and culminating in his election as governor. Corry addresses his campaign strategy, political trade-offs, and the many personalities involved in Roosevelt's political milieu. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
The Prince
The Prince
Paperback      ISBN: 0451527461
The classic handbook of statecraft written four centuries ago by an Italian nobleman recommends guile and craftiness to attain and maintain political power. Reprint. BAKER & TAYLOR Bks