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The Story of America: Essays on Origins
By Princeton University Press
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mpn: 9780691159591, ean: 9780691159591, isbn: 0691159599,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
In The Story of America, Harvard historian and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore investigates American origin stories--from John Smith's account of the founding of Jamestown in 1607 to Barack Obama's 2009 inaugural address--to show how American democracy is bound up with the history of print. Over the centuries, Americans have read and written their way into a political culture of ink and type. Part civics primer, part cultural history, The Story of America excavates the origins of everything

Archaeology Essentials: Theories, Methods, and Practice (Third Edition)
By Thames & Hudson
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9780500291597, isbn: 0500291594,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 89 reviews
The concise version of the bestselling introduction to archaeology, updated and in full colorArchaeology Essentials, already the most authoritative and accessible introduction on the market, has been updated with new discoveries, new technological innovations, revised pedagogical features, and improved illustrations. Written for today’s students, Archaeology Essentials is rigorous without being over-technical and thorough without being overwhelming. The only truly global archaeology textbook

The Big Ones: How Natural Disasters Have Shaped Us (and What We Can Do About Them)
By Doubleday
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ean: 9780385542708, isbn: 0385542704,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 145 reviews
By the world-renowned seismologist, a riveting history of natural disasters, their impact on our culture, and new ways of thinking about the ones to comeEarthquakes, floods, tsunamis, hurricanes, volcanoes--they stem from the same forces that give our planet life. Earthquakes give us natural springs; volcanoes produce fertile soil. It is only when these forces exceed our ability to withstand them that they become disasters. Together they have shaped our cities and their architecture; elevated

AP U.S. History Crash Course, 4th Ed., Book + Online (Advanced Placement (AP) Crash Course)
By Research & Education Association
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ean: 9780738612263, isbn: 073861226X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 37 reviews
Publisher’s Note: For updates to the first printing of the 4th edition of REA’s Crash Course® for AP® United States History, please visit www.rea.com/apush2018updateAP® U.S. History Crash Course® –A Higher Score in Less Time! 4th Edition – Fully Aligned with the Latest Exam Framework REA's AP® U.S. History Crash Course® is the top choice for the last-minute studier or any APUSH student who wants a quick refresher on the course. Are you crunched for time? Have you started studying

The English and Their History
By Vintage
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ean: 9781101873366, isbn: 1101873361,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
Named a Book of the Year by the Daily Telegraph, Times Literary Supplement, The Times, Spectator, and The EconomistThe English first materialized as an idea, before they had a common ruler and before the country they lived in even had a name. From the armed Saxon bands that descended onto Roman-controlled Britain in the fifth century to the travails of the Eurozone plaguing the prime-ministership of today's multicultural England, acclaimed historian Robert Tombs presents a momentous and

Archaeology: Theories, Methods, and Practice (Seventh Edition)
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mpn: 23073345, ean: 9780500292105, isbn: 0500292108,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
The best-selling archaeology textbook in the world, revised and updated, and now in its seventh edition Since its first edition, Renfrew and Bahn’s Archaeology: Theories, Methods, and Practice has been the leading academic source on what archaeologists do and how they do it. This indispensable book is a comprehensive introduction to archaeology in the field, the laboratory, and the library. Archaeology is organized around the key questions that archaeologists ask about the past and details

The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas
By Harvard University Press
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ean: 9780674976436, isbn: 0674976436,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
A moving account of a little-known period of state-sponsored racial terror inflicted on ethnic Mexicans in the Texas-Mexico borderlands.Between 1910 and 1920, vigilantes and law enforcement―including the renowned Texas Rangers―killed Mexican residents with impunity. The full extent of the violence was known only to the relatives of the victims. Monica Muñoz Martinez turns to the keepers of this history to tell this riveting and disturbing untold story.Operating in remote rural areas

National Geographic Infographics (Multilingual Edition)
By Wiedemann Julius
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mpn: 45052412, ean: 9783836545952, isbn: 9783836545952,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 123 reviews
A history of knowledge The best infographics from the National Geographic archives Back in the days when the information age was a distant dream and the world a more mysterious place, National Geographic began its mission to reveal the wonders of history, popular science, and culture to eager audiences around the globe. Since that 1888 launch, the world has changed; empires have risen and crumbled and a galaxy of information is today only the click of a mouse away. But National Geographic

The Historiography of Contemporary Science, Technology, and Medicine: Writing Recent Science (Routledge Studies in the History of Science, Technology and Medicine)
By Brand: Routledge
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ean: 9781403998972, isbn: 1403998973,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews
As historians of science increasingly turn to work on recent (post 1945) science, the historiographical and methodological problems associated with the history of contemporary science are debated with growing frequency and urgency. Bringing together authorities on the history, historiography and methodology of recent and contemporary science, this book reviews the problems facing historians of technology, contemporary science and medicine, and explores new ways forward. With contributions

1947: Where Now Begins
By Other Press
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ean: 9781590518960, isbn: 9781590518960,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
“One of the best books, certainly the best nonfiction book, that I've read recently.” —Nancy Pearl on NPR’s Morning Edition  “An extraordinary achievement.” —New York Times Book ReviewAn award-winning writer captures a year that defined the modern world, intertwining historical events around the globe with key moments from her personal history.The year 1947 marks a turning point in the twentieth century. Peace with Germany becomes a tool to fortify the West against the threats

A History of the World in 100 Objects
By Penguin Books
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mpn: 9780143124153, ean: 9780143124153, isbn: 0143124153,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 141 reviews
''An enthralling and profoundly humane book that every civilized person should read.'' --The Wall Street Journal The blockbuster New York Times bestseller and the companion volume to the wildly popular radio seriesWhen did people first start to wear jewelry or play music? When were cows domesticated, and why do we feed their milk to our children? Where were the first cities, and what made them succeed? Who developed math--or invented money? The history of humanity is one of invention and

First Language Lessons for the Well-Trained Mind: Level 3 Student Workbook (First Language Lessons)
By Brand: Peace Hill Press
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mpn: 9781933339085, ean: 9781933339085, isbn: 193333908X,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
First Language Lessons is a simple-to-use, scripted guide to grammar and composition that makes successful teaching simple―for both parents and teachers. The Level 3 Student Workbook (Grades 2-4) for First Language Lessons, used alongside the teacher's Level 3 Instructor Guide, gives teachers everything they need to spend more time teaching their students―and less time preparing lessons, making copies, or gathering supplies. It's all right here: inside this book, you'll find poems for

Barbarossa Derailed. Volume 4: Atlas
By Helion and Company
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mpn: 120 colour maps, ean: 9781909982833, isbn: 9781909982833,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
At dawn on 10 July 1941, massed tanks and motorized infantry of German Army Group Center's Second and Third Panzer Groups crossed the Dnepr and Western Dvina Rivers, beginning what Adolf Hitler, the Fuhrer of Germany's Third Reich, and most German officers and soldiers believed would be a triumphal march on Moscow, the capital of the Soviet Union. Less than three weeks before, on 22 June Hitler had unleashed his Wehrmacht's massive invasion of the Soviet Union code-named Operation Barbarossa,

Callings: The Purpose and Passion of Work (A StoryCorps Book)
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ean: 9780143110071, isbn: 0143110071,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 110 reviews
Stories of passion, courage, and commitment, following individuals as they pursue the work they were born to do, from StoryCorps founder Dave IsayIn Callings, StoryCorps founder Dave Isay presents unforgettable stories from people doing what they love. Some found their paths at a very young age, others later in life; some overcame great odds or upturned their lives in order to pursue what matters to them. Many of their stories have never been broadcast or published by StoryCorps until now.We

Encyclopedia of Appalachia
By Brand: University of Tennessee Press
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ean: 9781572334564, isbn: 1572334568,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
Appalachia holds a curious place in the American psyche. There is a pervasive perception of the region as a hinterland inhabited by a backward and developmentally stunted people. Economically, culturally, and technologically suspended in an era gone by, this Appalachia is regarded as one of America's enduring social and economic problems. But there is another perception of Appalachia-home to the beautiful mountain system for which the region is named. It is a quaint retreat into the past,

Best Little Stories from the White House: More Than 100 True Stories
By Cumberland House
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ean: 9781402273704, isbn: 1402273703,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 144 reviews
Behind the White House's impressive facade lies the long history of the men who have lived and governed within it's walls. From births to deaths, weddings to funerals, the White House has seen it all. In Best Little Stories from the White House, author C. Brian Kelly takes us on a tour of the White House's fascinating history, giving us a glimpse of the most memorable presidential moments: Theodore Roosevelt 's children once snuck their pony upstairs in the White House elevator to cheer up

A People's History of the United States
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ean: 9780062693013, isbn: 9780062693013,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 39 reviews
With a new introduction by Anthony Arnove, this updated edition of the classic national bestseller reviews the book’s thirty-five year history and demonstrates once again why it is a significant contribution to a complete and balanced understanding of American history.Since its original landmark publication in 1980, A People's History of the United States has been chronicling American history from the bottom up, throwing out the official version of history taught in schools—with its

Money Rock: A Family’s Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition in the New South
By The New Press
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ean: 9781620973271, isbn: 1620973278,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 53 reviews
“This book would pair well with Richard Rothstein’s The Color of Law. . . . Incisive. . . . Highly recommended.”—Library Journal (starred review)“Kelley could have written a fine book about Charlotte’s drug trade in the ’80s and ’90s, filled with shoot-outs and flashy jewelry. What she accomplishes with Money Rock, however, is far more laudable.”—Charlotte Magazine“Pam Kelley knows a good story when she sees one―and Money Rock is a hell of a story. . . like a New South

Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
By The New Press
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ean: 9781565841000, isbn: 156584100X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
A tenth-anniversary commemorative edition of the award-winning history of America begins with pre-Columbian history and covers a diverse range of events, from the Reconstruction and the life of Helen Keller to the first Thanksgiving and the Mai Lai massacre. Reissue..

Archaeology: Down to Earth
By Brand: Cengage Learning
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mpn: colour illustrations, maps, diagrams, fi, ean: 9781133608646, isbn: 1133608647,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 21 reviews
This new brief edition pairs two of archaeology's most recognized names -- David Hurst Thomas of the American Museum of Natural History and Robert L. Kelly of the University of Wyoming. Their well-chosen examples show how archaeologists have worked through actual problems in the field and in the lab. After using this book, readers will be better able to ask questions, solve problems, and discern ''truth'' from ''fiction.'' They will learn about the nature of archaeological data and how

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