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Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States
Crabgrass Frontier
The Suburbanization of the United States
Paperback      ISBN: 0195049837
Traces the development of American suburbs, suggests reasons for their growth, compares American residential patterns with those of Europe and Japan, and looks at future trends
Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made
Roll, Jordan, Roll
The World the Slaves Made
Paperback      ISBN: 0394716523
A definitive account of slave life in the Old South and the role of the slaves in fashioning a Black national culture.
Bring Warm Clothes: Letters and Photos from Minnesota's Past
Bring Warm Clothes
Letters and Photos from Minnesota's Past
by Meier
Paperback      ISBN: 0932272061
The Day Lincoln Was Shot
The Day Lincoln Was Shot
Hardcover      ISBN: 0517446499
Describes the last twenty-four hours of President Lincoln's life and how his assassin spent those hours
Old Jules
Old Jules
Paperback      ISBN: 0803251734
Recreates the life of a Swiss-born Nebraska homesteader, while reflecting on the character of the people who shaped the American nation
Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy
Crossfire
The Plot That Killed Kennedy
Paperback      ISBN: 0881846481
Purports to uncover new evidence proving the conspiracy theory about the late President's assassination, tying the FBI, the CIA, the Mafia, the Cubans, the United States military, and others to the killing
The Puzzle Palace: A Report on America's Most Secret Agency
The Puzzle Palace
A Report on America's Most Secret Agency
Paperback      ISBN: 0140067485
Describes and assesses the activities of the National Security Agency, the nation's most secret government agency--established in secrecy, many times larger than the CIA, and in control of a huge budget and a vast technology
Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
Paperback      ISBN: 0060801328
Examines the life, character, and career of Andrew Jackson evaluating his military, political, and diplomatic abilities
The Colonel's Lady on the Western Frontier: The Correspondence of Alice Kirk Grierson
The Colonel's Lady on the Western Frontier
The Correspondence of Alice Kirk Grierson
Paperback      ISBN: 0803279299
Collects the letters of the wife of Civil War major general Benjamin H. Grierson, describing daily life and hardships at frontier posts like Fort Riley, Fort Concho, Fort Davis, and Fort Grant
The Civil War: A Narrative : Fredericksburg to Meridian
The Civil War
A Narrative : Fredericksburg to Meridian
Paperback      ISBN: 039474621x
Follows the course of the war from 1862 to 1864, discusses the strategies of both sides in major battles, and assesses the performance of the Union generals