United States History, Regional
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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
Rising Tide: The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America
Rising Tide
The Great Mississippi Flood of 1927 and How It Changed America
Paperback      ISBN: 0684840022
Provides an account of one of the greatest national disasters the United States has ever experienced and its consequences
Blue Ribbon: A Social and Pictorial History of the Mn State Fair
Blue Ribbon
A Social and Pictorial History of the Mn State Fair
Paperback      ISBN: 0873512529
Covers everything from prize animals to fair architecture to speeches to Pronto Pups.
The Johnstown Flood
The Johnstown Flood
Paperback      ISBN: 0671207148
A graphic account of the collapse of a poorly constructed dam and the resulting flood which killed 2,000 people and caused a nationwide scandal
Kafka Was the Rage: A Greenwich Village Memoir
Kafka Was the Rage
A Greenwich Village Memoir
Paperback      ISBN: 0679781269
The late New York Times critic and author of Intoxicated by My Illness offers a love letter to a post-World War II bohemian Greenwich Village, when Nin and Fromm were new and American culture was moving toward ever greater freedom. Reprint. 17,500 first printing.
Five Sisters: The Langhorne Sisters of Virginia
Five Sisters
The Langhorne Sisters of Virginia
Hardcover      ISBN: 0684808129
Chronicles the lives of the Langhorne sisters, who lived amid Virginia's high society from the end of the Civil War through World War II.
Bozeman and the Gallatin Valley: A History
Bozeman and the Gallatin Valley
A History
Paperback      ISBN: 1560445408
A lively and textured narrative history of the fertile Gallatin Valley and its urban hub, the city of Bozeman, Montana. Includes nearly 300 b&w photographs, etchings, and maps and makes good use of first-hand accounts such as memoirs, letters, and newspaper articles. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
The Drive-In, the Supermarket, and the Transformation of Commerical Space in Los Angeles, 1914-1941
The Drive-In, the Supermarket, and the Transformation of Commerical Space in Los Angeles, 1914-1941
Hardcover      ISBN: 0262122146
Longstreth explores the early development of two kinds of retail space that have become ubiquitous in the United States in the second half of the twentieth century.Richard Longstreth is one of the few historians to focus on ordinary commercial buildings
The Mayor of Castro Street: The Life and Times of Harvey Milk
The Mayor of Castro Street
The Life and Times of Harvey Milk
Paperback      ISBN: 0312019009
A biography of Harvey Milk, the first openly gay city official in the nation, recounts his public and personal life, and examines the emergence of the San Francisco gay community as a social and political force
Bad Land: An American Romance
Bad Land
An American Romance
Paperback      ISBN: 0679759069
Journeys beyond the myth of the American West to reveal the harsh and desperate realities of the homesteaders' lives, offering an incisive portrait of the American heartland that redefines the essence of the American dream. Reprint. 60,000 first printing. Tour. NYT.