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The British Are Coming: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777

Rick Atkinson · Henry Holt and Co.
Pages: 800
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of the Liberation Trilogy comes the extraordinary first volume of his new trilogy about the American Revolution

Rick Atkinson, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning An Army at Dawn and two other superb books about World War II, has long been admired...

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Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of the Big Bend

W C Jameson · Garlic Press Publishing
Pages: 190
Format: Paperback

The Big Bend of Texas is at once compelling and mysterious. It has been described as a rich and varied land of history, myth and legend, danger, ghosts, rugged landscapes, aridity, remoteness, spectacular vistas, and wildlife that either bit, stung, or clawed. The Big Bend has been visited...
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Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South

Brenda E. Stevenson · Oxford University Press
Pages: 496
Format: Hardcover

Life in the old South has always fascinated Americans--whether in the mythical portrayals of the planter elite from fiction such as Gone With the Wind or in historical studies that look inside the slave cabin. Now Brenda E. Stevenson presents a reality far more gripping than popular legend,...
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A Field Guide to Stone Artifacts of Texas Indians

Ellen Sue Turner · Gulf Co.
Pages: 396
Format: Book

A Field Guide to Stone Artifacts of Texas Indians identifies and describes more than 200 dart and arrow projectile points and stone tools used by prehistoric Native Americans in Texas.
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Entrada: The Legacy of Spain and Mexico in the United States

Bernard L. Fontana · Western Natl Parks Assoc
Pages: 286
Format: Paperback

This landmark book chronicles and celebrates a prodigious historical and cultural legacy, and directs readers to more than four dozen parks from Maine to Alaska, where this aspect of our American heritage is preserved and interpreted. Illustrated with nearly 100 black and white contemporary...
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The Lost Ark of the Covenant: Solving the 2,500-Year-Old Mystery of the Fabled Biblical Ark

Tudor Parfitt · HarperOne
Format: Hardcover

After 2,500 Years of Mystery, the Truth About the Ark of the Covenant Is Revealed The Lost Ark of the Covenant is the real-life account of an astounding quest—professor Tudor Parfitt's effort to recover the revered artifact that contained the Ten Commandments, sacred to Judaism,...
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Polio: An American Story

David M. Oshinsky
Format: Hardcover

Here David Oshinsky tells the gripping story of the polio terror and of the intense effort to find a cure, from the March of Dimes to the discovery of the Salk and Sabin vaccines--and beyond. Drawing on newly available papers of Jonas Salk, Albert Sabin and other key players, Oshinsky...
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The Timeline of the Civil War

John D Wright · Thunder Bay Press
Pages: 224
Format: Book

The American Civil War remains to this day, one of the bloodiest battles ever waged - three million fought and 600,000 died. In the beginning, it split apart the country; in the end, it united it. Now armchair soldiers can explore this endlessly fascinating era in the Timeline of the Civil...
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Wesselhoeft: Traded to the Enemy

Shirley Anderson Wesselhoeft · CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Pages: 190
Format: Paperback

Wesselhoeft is the story of an innocent six-year-old American boy who was caught up in the events of World War II. No longer playing on the beach in Chicago, going to school and reciting the Pledge of Allegiance, he and his parents were suddenly taken away to a desolate internment camp...
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