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Arab American Almanac (The Most Comprehensive Reference Book on Arab Americans)

By: Joseph R. Haiek

Price: $34.55

Publisher: Glendale, CA, The News Circle Publishing House: 2010

Edition: Sixth Edition

Seller ID: 4343641

ISBN: 0915652293

Condition: Used As New


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The Legacy of George Mason (The George Mason Lectures)

By: Josephine F. Pacheco

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cranberry, NJ, Mason University Press: 1983

Seller ID: 6060911

ISBN: 0913969001

Condition: Very Good


The dust jacket has some wear and tear an the back and front. View more info

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The Way of Duty: A Woman and Her Family in Revolutionary America

By: Joy Day Buel And Richard Buel Jr.

Price: $2.05

Publisher: NY, Norton And Company: 1984

Seller ID: 999763

ISBN: 039301762

Condition: Good


Light fading on page edges. Combining the skills of a gifted writer and a scholar's grasp of early America, The Way of Duty draws readers into a vividly evoked world. The Buels have used a rich trove of documents to tell the story of a Connecticut woman, Mary Fish Silliman (1736–1818), whose adventures illuminate the day-to-day realities of living through the American Revolution. View more info

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The Grolier Library of North American Biographies Complete 10 Volume Set

By: Julia Banks (editor)

Price: $71.55

Publisher: Danbury, CT, Grolier Educational Corporation: 1994

Seller ID: 4343424

ISBN: 071727246X

Condition: Very Good


This set consists of brief biographical sketches of more than 2,000 North Americans of the past and present, written for middle- and high-school students. Most are one or two pages in length, with only the very famous (e.g., Abraham Lincoln, Thomas Edison) occupying three pages. Each volume focuses on a broad subject area, such as activists, athletes, entrepreneurs and inventors, performing artists, and political and military leaders. The basis for assigning a biography to a particular volume is not always obvious. William Howard Taft, for instance, is included in the Scholars and Educators... View more info

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Mark Twain and His Wolrd: America's Greatest Writer and Wit

By: Justin Kaplan

Price: $2.55

Publisher: New York, NY, Crescent Books: 1982

Seller ID: 011770

ISBN: 0517388634

Condition: Very Good


An illustrated study of Mark Twain's seventy-five years and the social, intellectual, and political climate of America during his lifetime View more info

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Everything in Its Path: Destruction of Community in the Buffalo Creek Flood

By: Kai T. Erikson

Price: $2.30

Publisher: New York, Touchstone: 1976

Seller ID: 5454409

ISBN: 0671240676

Condition: Fine


Several underlines. Light wear. Previous owner's name is inside the front cover. The 1977 Sorokin Award–winning story of Buffalo Creek in the aftermath of a devastating flood. On February 26, 1972, 132-million gallons of debris-filled muddy water burst through a makeshift mining-company dam and roared through Buffalo Creek, a narrow mountain hollow in West Virginia. Following the flood, survivors from a previously tightly knit community were crowded into trailer homes with no concern for former neighborhoods. The result was a collective trauma that lasted longer than the individual trauma... View more info

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First Friend: Thomas Jefferson: The Original Social Networker (Wakestone Legacy Series)

By: Kathleen Reid

Price: $8.05

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Wakestone Press: 2011

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 333111

ISBN: 1609560124

Condition: Good


Thomas Jefferson developed the first social network 200 years before the founders of MySpace, Facebook and LinkedIn were born. He wrote more than 20,000 letters to thousands of friends during his lifetime. His network was the foundation of a lifelong commitment to learning that left a legacy we all benefit from today. First Friend brings Thomas Jefferson, third president of the United States, author of the Declaration of Independence, author of the Statutes of Virginia for Religious Freedom and founder of the University of Virginia… to just cite a few of his prodigious accomplishments… to ... View more info

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Front Line of Freedom: African Americans and the Forging of the Underground Railroad in the Ohio Valley

By: Keith P. Griffler

Price: $16.05

Publisher: Lexington, KY, The University Press of Kentucky: 2004

Seller ID: 4343477

ISBN: 0813122988

Condition: Very Good


The Underground Railroad, an often misunderstood antebellum institution, has been viewed as a simple combination of mainly white "conductors" and black "passengers." Keith P. Griffler takes a new, battlefield-level view of the war against American slavery as he reevaluates one of its front lines: the Ohio River, the longest commercial dividing line between slavery and freedom. In shifting the focus from the much discussed white-led "stations" to the primarily black-led frontline struggle along the Ohio, Griffler reveals for the first time the crucial importance of the freedom movement in the r... View more info

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Brothers of the Forest

By: Ken Henderson

Price: $24.54

Publisher: Pounding Mill, VA, Henderson Publishing: 2005

Inscription: Signed with a note by the author

Seller ID: 4343530

ISBN: 189102907x

Condition: Used As New


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Brothers of the Forest: An Early American Adventure

By: Ken Henderson

Price: $14.52

Publisher: Pounding Mill, VA, Henderson Publishing: 2005

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 4646119

ISBN: 189102907x

Condition: Used As New


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Assault on Liberty - Rebirth of the Fairness Doctrine

By: Kenneth C. Hill

Price: $12.54

Publisher: Kenneth C. Hill: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 22318

ISBN: 0980115213

Condition: New


"In this book, Dr Hill exposes the reader to the history of abuse by regulators when they were armed with the so-called Fairness Doctrine. He also gives rationale as to why we must oppose any possibility of the imposition of a new 'Fairness Doctrine' and its danger to our freedom of speech." - David Davis, R-TN -- US House of Reprentatives View more info

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Dark Horse: The Surprise Election and Political Murder of President James A. Garfield

By: Kenneth D. Ackerman

Price: $2.55

Publisher: New York, Carroll & Graf: 2004

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 4242866

ISBN: 0786713968

Condition: Good


Sturdy. Light creasing on the bottom corner of the front cover. Capitol Hill veteran Kenneth Ackerman re-creates an American political landscape where fierce battles for power unfolded against a chivalrous code of honor in a country struggling to emerge from the long shadow of the Civil War. James Garfield's 1880 dark horse campaign after the longest-ever Republican nominating convention, his victory in the closest-ever popular vote for president, his struggle against bitterly feuding factions once elected, and the public's response to his assassination is the most dramatic presidential odysse... View more info

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Hollywood Party: How Communism Seduced the American Film Industry in the 1930s and 1940s

By: Kenneth Lloyd Billingsley

Price: $14.55

Publisher: Rocklin, CA, Forum: 1998

Seller ID: 5454700

ISBN: 0761513760

Condition: Used Like New


Clean, sturdy and unmarked. In the fall of 1997 some of the biggest names in show business filled the Motion Picture Academy theater in Beverly Hills for Hollywood Remembers the Blacklist, a lavish production worthy of an Oscar telecast. In song, film, and live performances by stars such as Billy Crystal, Kevin Spacey, and John Lithgow, the audience relived a time some fifty years before, when, as the story has always been told, courageous writers and actors stood firm against a witch-hunt and blacklist that wrecked lives and destroyed careers. Left untold that night, and ignored in books and... View more info

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Making Sense of the Molly Maguires

By: Kevin Kelly

Price: $4.55

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1998

Seller ID: 19760

ISBN: 0965354946

Condition: Very Good w/ light wear


Twenty Irish immigrants, suspected of belonging to a secret terrorist organization called the Molly Maguires, were executed in Pennsylvania in the 1870s for the murder of sixteen men. Ever since, there has been enormous disagreement over who the Molly Maguires were, what they did, and why they did it, as virtually everything we now know about the Molly Maguires is based on hostile descriptions of their contemporaries. Arguing that such sources are inadequate to serve as the basis for a factual narrative, Making Sense of the Molly Maguires examines the ideology behind the contemporary eviden... View more info

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Illustrated History Of Surgery

By: Knut Haeger

Price: $2.55

Publisher: New York, Bell Publishing Company: 1988

Seller ID: 4646082

ISBN: 0517665743

Condition: Very Good


A note was written on the first blank page. View more info

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Full Body Burden: Growing Up In The Nuclear Shadow Of Rocky Flats [VCU Summer Reading Program]

By: Kristen Irersen

Price: $4.55

Publisher: New York, Crown: 2012

Seller ID: 33369

ISBN: 038534709X

Condition: Very Good


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God in the Trenches: A History of How God Defends Freedom When America Is At War

By: Larkin Spivey

Price: $5.05

Publisher: Washington, DC, Allegiance Press: 2001

Seller ID: 5454015

ISBN: 1931232733

Condition: Very Good


Spivey shows when the nation's survival seemed uncertian, even doubtful,fate seemed to turn America's way, giving way to mysterious--if not miraculous events. These events altered the course of history, leading to victory for the American military and enduring freedom for America's citizens. View more info

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What Ever Happened to the American Dream

By: Larry Burkett

Price: $1.35

Publisher: Moody: 1993

Seller ID: 002995

ISBN: 0802471757

Condition: Very Good


At one time Americans valued hard work, ethics, and education. Today, many of these values seemed to have been replaced by the pursuit of easy money and materialism. In this book, Larry Burkett tells readers not only why we face this problem, but how to solve it--and how to recapture the lost American Dream. View more info

Native North America

By: Larry J. Zimmerman

Price: $2.05

Publisher: London, England, Duncan Baird Publishers: 2008

Seller ID: 011385

ISBN: 97813451065154

Condition: Very Good


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Image for Bacteriological Warfare: a Major Threat to North America, What You and Your Family Can Do Before and After

Bacteriological Warfare: a Major Threat to North America, What You and Your Family Can Do Before and After

By: Larry Wayne Harris

Price: $4.55

Publisher: Larry Wayne Harris: 1995

Inscription: Signed by the Author

Seller ID: 3838241

ISBN: 0964786052

Condition: Very Good


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Minerals of the Washington D.C. area (Educational series / Department of Natural Resources, Maryland Geological Survey)

By: Lawrence R. Bernstein

Price: $14.05

Publisher: Dept of Nat. Resources: 1980

Seller ID: 4545306

Condition: Very Good


Very light wear. View more info

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Roanoke: Solving The Mystery Of The Lost Colony

By: Lee Miller

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Penguin Books: 2000

Seller ID: 9918682

ISBN: 0142002283

Condition: Very Good


In November of 1587, a report reached London claiming Sir Walter Raleigh's expedition to land English settlers in America had foundered. The colony on Roanoke Island off of the coast of North Carolina-115 men, women, and children-had disappeared without a trace. For four hundred years, the question of what became of the doomed settlers has remained unanswered. Where did they go? What really happened? Why were they on Roanoke Island in the first place, as that was not their destination? Using her consummate skills as an anthropologist and ethnohistorian, Lee Miller casts new light on the previo... View more info

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Jamestown Heritage Readers: Book H

By: Lee Mountain

Price: $29.54

Publisher: Providence, RI, Jamestown Publishers: 1995

Seller ID: 3720

ISBN: 0890617724

Condition: Very Good


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Faith of Our Founding Fathers

By: Leo Godzich

Price: $5.20

Publisher: Pheonix, AR, National Headquarters: 1989

Seller ID: 4869

ISBN: 0971284725

Condition: Very Good


Several highlights on the first 11 pages. View more info

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Faith of Our Founding Fathers

By: Leo Godzich

Price: $2.55

Publisher: Phoenix, AZ, NAME:

Seller ID: 3838240

ISBN: 0971284725

Condition: New


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Religions of America: Ferment and Faith in an Age of Crisis

By: Leo Rosten

Price: $2.55

Publisher: New York, NY, Simon and Schuster: 1975

Seller ID: 010945

ISBN: 0671219715

Condition: Fine


This fascinating new book reflects the results of the turmoil and change in the religions of America since Leo Rosten first wrote about them. The first section consists of nineteen articles by distinguished men, each one a recognized authority on the creed for which he speaks, setting forth the clear and candid stories of our own faiths and those of our neighbors. All religions are covered, from the major established groups to the "charismatic" cults. There are also chapters about the agnostic, the non-churchgoer and what he believes, and the scientist. A multitude of questions are raised a... View more info

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Pioneers and Trailblazers: Adventures of the Old West

By: Leonard J. Mathews

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Derrydale Books: 1990

Seller ID: 60606276

ISBN: 051702537X

Condition: Very Good


Clean and sturdy. Very light wear. Examines the exploration and settlement of the West through the experiences of settlers, gunfighters, cowboys, Indians, trailblazers, and soldiers. View more info

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Jackson Square: Through The Years

By: Leonard V. Huber

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Orleans, Friends Of The Cabildo: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 888203

Condition: Good


Has highlighting on the first four pages. Sturdy. Very light wear. View more info

The Allagash

By: Lew Dietz

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Down East Books: 1968

Seller ID: 9918463

ISBN: 089272515X

Condition: Good


Has a note written on the first page. View more info

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The Allagash

By: Lew Dietz

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Down East Books: 1968

Seller ID: 9918487

ISBN: 089272515X

Condition: Very Good


No underlining, has a note from the previous owner. Clean and sturdy. The wild and scenic Allagash River flows northward a hundred miles through uplands of unbroken forest. A skilled writer links us to this remote and beautiful area. View more info

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The Modern American Presidency

By: Lewis L. Gould

Price: $2.55

Publisher: Lawrence, KS, University Press of Kansas: 2003

Seller ID: 15518

ISBN: 0700612521

Condition: Very Good


In 1896, the White House employed just six stenographers and a handful of clerks and secretaries. A century later, the staff had swelled to thousands. How this change occurred-and what it did to the presidency-is the subject of Gould's astute primer in executive power and privilege. The focus is on bureaucracy: how each president assembled a staff, coordinated with Congress and projected his agenda (and image) to the press. Gould (The Presidency of Theodore Roosevelt) sees William McKinley as the unrecognized father of the modern presidency: the first to appear on film, build a war room and us... View more info

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Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

By: Linda Brent

Price: $2.55

Publisher: San Diego, CA, A Harvest Book: 1983

Seller ID: 5252071

ISBN: 0156443503

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's name is inside the front cover. An authentic autobiographical account of slave life in the South from the 1820s to the 1840s. To escape sexual exploitation by her master, Brent ran away and hid in an attic crawl space that became her home for seven years of unbelievable physical hardship. Edited by L. Maria Child; Introduction by Walter Teller. View more info

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Colorado River Briefs for a Trip Through the Grand Canyon (Updated Edition)

By: Linda Lou Lindemann

Price: $49.54

Publisher: Page, AZ, Linda Lou Lindemann: 2000

Edition: Updated Edition

Seller ID: 5050137

Condition: Used As New


Illustrated guide, with maps, to the 225 miles of river between Lee's Ferry and Diamond Creek. History, place names, hiking information/grading, campsite information, and much more. View more info

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Blood Feud: The Hatfields And The Mccoys: The Epic Story Of Murder And Vengeance

By: Lisa Alther

Price: $3.30

Publisher: Guilford, CT, Lyons Press: 2012

Seller ID: 80548

ISBN: 0762779187

Condition: Very Good


America's most notorious family feud began in 1865 with the murder of a Harmon McCoy, a Union soldier, by a Confederate Hatfield. But Southern grudges run long and deep. More than a decade later tempers flared over stolen hogs. This accusation triggered years of bloody violence and retribution that led to a tragic Romeo-and-Juliet interlude, a Supreme Court ruling, and a public hanging. The final feud trial took place in 1898, but the rivalry didn't end there. Its legend continues to have an enormous impact on the popular imagination and the people of the region. Here is a fascinating new look... View more info

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Lets Roll: Ordinary People Extraordinary Courage

By: Lisa Beamer

Price: $1.55

Publisher: Wheaton, IL, Tyndale: 2002

Seller ID: 004059

ISBN: 0842373195

Condition: As New


It has the first owners name on the inside of the first cover. Lisa Beamer was thrust into the national spotlight after her husband, Todd, led a counterattack against terrorists on United Flight 93. He--and all the other passenger heroes--lost their lives in a Pennsylvania field. But that plane was the only one of the four hijacked planes on 9-11 that didn't hit its target--most likely the White House or the Capitol. Todd's last known words, "Let's roll!" have become a rallying cry for the entire American nation to move ahead in hope, courage, and faith, despite today's troubled times, and to... View more info

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Let's Roll! Ordinary People, Extraordinary Courage

By: Lisa Beamer

Price: $0.80

Publisher: Wheaton, IL, Tyndale House Publishers: 2002

Seller ID: 16048

ISBN: 0842373195

Condition: Very Good


Lisa Beamer was thrust into the national spotlight after her husband, Todd, led a counterattack against terrorists on United Flight 93. He--and all the other passenger heroes--lost their lives in a Pennsylvania field. But that plane was the only one of the four hijacked planes on 9-11 that didn't hit its target--most likely the White House or the Capitol. Todd's last known words, "Let's roll!" have become a rallying cry for the entire American nation to move ahead in hope, courage, and faith, despite today's troubled times, and to live real life...right now. View more info

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Worcester (The Old Photographs Series)

By: Lois R. Yeulenski

Price: $3.05

Publisher: Augusta, ME, Alan Sutton: 1994

Seller ID: 4646277

ISBN: 0752400762

Condition: Good


Light creasing on cover front and back bottom corners. Since the development of photography in the mid-nineteenth century, the camera has been used as a tool of both discovery and preservation. Photographs bring alive our image of the past and can open a floodgate of memories and nostalgia or inspire curiosity and a sense of history. In this fascinating visual history we see Worcester through the eyes of those who have lived, worked, and played there for the last 120 years. We are led on a journey down Main Street of the past, and watch it grow and expand along with the surrounding community. ... View more info

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13 Days to Glory: The Siege of the Alamo (Southwest Landmarks)

By: Lon Tinkle

Price: $2.55

Publisher: Texas A&M University Press: 2010

Seller ID: 4545914

ISBN: 0890967075

Condition: Very Good


In thirteen chapters, Lon Tinkle tells the day-by-day story of how 182 men fought a losing battle but won for their cause an almost unparalleled measure of fame. The familiar figures appear on these pages: stern young Colonel William Barret Travis; the middle-aged fighter Jim Bowie, who contested the young upstart’s comand; famous frontiersman Davy Crockett, soon to have his stock in legend rise even higher. Echoing the shot heard round the world in 1776, the volleys fired by the Alamo defenders were aimed at the large and well-outfitted army of Santa Anna, self-styled “Napoleo... View more info

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Abraham Lincoln

By: Lord Charnwood

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Garden City, New York, Dodo Press: 1916 (reprint)

Seller ID: 4646015

ISBN: 1406514349

Condition: Used As New


An accurate biography about the American politician who was elected the 16th President of the United States and became best known for ending slavery. View more info

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Governor Reagan: His Rise To Power

By: Lou Cannon

Price: $3.05

Publisher: New York, PublicAffairs: 2003

Seller ID: 484876

ISBN: 158648284x

Condition: Very Good


In Governor Reagan, Lou Cannon offers--through recent interviews and research drawn from his unique access to the cabinet minutes of Reagan's first years as governor of California--a fresh look at the development of a master politician. At first, Reagan suffered from political amateurism, an inexperienced staff, and ideological blind spots. But he quickly learned to take the measure of the Democrats who controlled the State Legislature and surprised friends and foes alike by agreeing to a huge tax increase, which made it possible for him to govern for eight years without additional tax hike... View more info

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The Great Fire: One American's Mission to Rescue Victims of the 20th Century's First Genocide

By: Lou Ureneck

Price: $9.35

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 2015

Seller ID: 4343895

ISBN: 0062259881

Condition: Very Good


Several highlights. The harrowing story of a Methodist Minister and a principled American naval officer who helped rescue more than 250,000 refugees during the genocide of Armenian and Greek Christians—a tale of bravery, morality, and politics, published to coincide with the genocide’s centennial. The year was 1922: World War I had just come to a close, the Ottoman Empire was in decline, and Asa Jennings, a YMCA worker from upstate New York, had just arrived in the quiet coastal city of Smyrna to teach sports to boys. Several hundred miles to the east in Turkey’s interior, tensions be... View more info

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Richmond on the James (VA) (Postcard History Series)

By: Louis H. Manarin

Price: $8.05

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2001

Seller ID: 999350

ISBN: 0738513849

Condition: Very Good


One of the nation's most historic cities, Richmond was first visited by colonists in 1607 and officially established as a town in 1742. Throughout its long and lively history, Richmond's landscape has been dotted with notable monuments and statues, prestigious institutions of higher learning, lush parks, tranquil cemeteries, and thriving commercial and residential communities. Images preserved on early twentieth-century postcards reveal many facets of this remarkable city, from the original State Capitol building designed by Thomas Jefferson to the nineteenth-century Governor's Mansion, which ... View more info

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Bramwell: A Town Of Millionaires (Images of America)

By: Louise Dawson Stoker And Dana Stoker Cochran

Price: $16.30

Publisher: Chicago, Arcadia Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 778825

ISBN: 0738518263

Condition: Very Good


Bramwell, "the pride of West Virginia's southern tip," sprang up almost overnight as a result of the 1800s coal-mining boom. It boasted more millionaires per capita than any other town in this country. These vintage photographs tell of devastation by the 1890 flood and the 1910 fire. In 1957, a warm January caused the Bluestone River to cover Main Street and limited transportation to rowboats. Herein, stories unfold of the early days when coal was king and cash flowed as freely as the river. A few old-timers remember watching the bank janitor as he pushed a cart full of money down Main Street ... View more info

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Celebrations of a Nation: Early American Holidays

By: Lucile Johnston

Price: $4.05

Publisher: Arlington, VA, Johnston Bicentennial Foundation: 1987

Seller ID: 13585

ISBN: 0962034312

Condition: Good


"Great for gifts", this lively Christian history of America’s first holidays — Thanksgiving, The Fourth of July, and Presidents Day — is a compelling journey into the origins of our democracy. Thoroughly researched, Johnston’s third book grabs our attention with exciting stories and painting reproductions and gives us the sense of being there when this nation began. Celebrations of a Nation explores the education, vision, struggles and triumphs of our forefathers in their own words, and ties them together in a colorful, novel-like way. Informative and inspiring, we learn how the Chris... View more info

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Freedom and Faith: The Impact of Law on Religious Freedom

By: Lynn R. Buzzard

Price: $1.80

Publisher: Westchester, IL, Crossway Books: 1982

Seller ID: 000867

ISBN: 0891072306

Condition: Fine


Light discoloration on the page edges. Sturdy. Probes the concept of religious freedom, the impact of governmental policies on religious liberty in America, and the growing trend toward secularism which is undermining religious values and leads to the negation of constitutionally insured rights View more info

The Memorial War Book

By: Major George F. Williams

Price: $6.05

Publisher: New York, Arno Press: 1979

Seller ID: 33597

ISBN: 0405122934

Condition: Very Good


610 pages. Includes two thousand illustrations. Large book. View more info

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Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of SEAL Team 10

By: Marcus Luttrell

Price: $3.05

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown and Company: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5252316

ISBN: 0316067598

Condition: Very Good


On a clear night in late June 2005, four U.S. Navy SEALs left their base in northern Afghanistan for the mountainous Pakistani border. Their mission was to capture or kill a notorious al Qaeda leader known to be ensconced in a Taliban stronghold surrounded by a small but heavily armed force. Less then twenty-four hours later, only one of those Navy SEALs remained alive. This is the story of fire team leader Marcus Luttrell, the sole survivor of Operation Redwing, and the desperate battle in the mountains that led, ultimately, to the largest loss of life in Navy SEAL history. But it is al... View more info

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Around Herndon (VA) (Images of America)

By: Margaret C. Peck

Price: $2.85

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishers: 2004

Seller ID: 4646356

ISBN: 0738516813

Condition: Very Good


The town of Herndon is situated on the western edge of Virginia's picturesque Fairfax County. In the 18th and early 19th centuries, this part of Fairfax County was primarily agricultural, and as additional settlers arrived farming flourished. Early residents found woods, flat open fields, outcroppings of rocks, and workable soil throughout the region. By 1857, the installation of the railroad line brought summer residents, commuters, and real estate developers to the area. Residential growth continued into the 20th century, as more Washington, D.C. workers chose Herndon as a convenient town fr... View more info

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At the Falls: Richmond, Virginia, and Its People

By: Marie Tyler-Mcgraw

Price: $19.55

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, The University of North Carolina Press: 1994

Seller ID: 31312

ISBN: 0807844764

Condition: Very Good


In this richly illustrated book, Marie Tyler-McGraw presents almost 400 years of Richmond's history, covering a rich and complex past that stretches from Powhatan's encounter with English adventurers to the inauguration of attorney Douglas Wilder as the nation's first elected African American governor. Lying at the fall line of the James River, Richmond was a transshipment point for the products of colonial plantation agriculture, an important slave market, and an early center of southern industrialization. More so than for most cities, the history of Richmond is a national history. Three t... View more info

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It Happened in San Antonio

By: Marilyn Bennett

Price: $3.05

Publisher: Guilford, CT, The Globe Pequot Oress: 2006

Seller ID: 10358

ISBN: 076273955X

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's name is written on 1st and 2nd blank pages. From Rough Riders to outlaws to Chili Queens, It Happened in San Antonio offers a unique look at intriguing people and episodes from the history of San Antonio. Find out what it took to move the historic Fairmount Hotel just six blocks. Learn what happened when a congressman “rolled” into the San Antonio River. And discover what’s been happening at the Alamo since Davy Crockett, James Bowie, and Col. William Barret Travis met their fate. In an easy-to-read style that’s entertaining and informative, author Marilyn Bennett re... View more info

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The Birmingham District: An Industrial History and Guide

By: Marjorie Longenecker White

Price: $38.55

Publisher: Birmingham Historical Society: 1981

Seller ID: 5454064

Condition: Very Good


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The Reunited States of America: How We Can Bridge the Partisan Divide

By: Mark Gerzon

Price: $9.55

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Berrett-Koehler Publishers: 2016

Seller ID: 5151577

ISBN: 1626566585

Condition: Used Like New


There is a lightly creased corner on one page. Clean and sturdy. Out of Many, One In this era of poisonous partisanship, The Reunited States of America is a lifesaving antidote. At a time when loyalty to party seems to be overpowering love of country, it not only explains how we can bridge the partisan divide but also tells the untold story of how our fellow citizens already are doing it. This book, a manifesto for a movement to reunite America, will help us put a stop to the seemingly endless Left-Right fistfight while honoring the vital role of healthy political debate. Mark Gerzon des... View more info

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America Alone: The End of the World As We Know It

By: Mark Steyn

Price: $2.55

Publisher: Washington, DC, Regnery: 2006

Seller ID: 4747107

ISBN: 0895260786

Condition: Very Good


Previous owner's name is written inside the front and back covers. It's the end of the world as we know it... Someday soon, you might wake up to the call to prayer from a muezzin. Europeans already are. And liberals will still tell you that "diversity is our strength"--while Talibanic enforcers cruise Greenwich Village burning books and barber shops, the Supreme Court decides sharia law doesn't violate the "separation of church and state," and the Hollywood Left decides to give up on gay rights in favor of the much safer charms of polygamy. If you think this can't happen, you haven't been pay... View more info

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The Life of Andrew Jackson

By: Marquis James

Price: $4.05

Publisher: New York, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1938

Seller ID: 002417

Condition: Good


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Vanished Arizona: Recollections of the Army life of a New England woman (A Rio Grande classic)

By: Martha Summerhayes

Price: $7.55

Publisher: Glorieta, NM, The Rio Grande Press: 1976

Seller ID: 5252698

ISBN: 0873801202

Condition: Very Good


A short note is written on the first blank page. In 1874, when Martha Summerhayes came as a bride to Fort Russell in Wyoming Territory, she "saw not much in those first few days besides bright buttons, blue uniforms, and shining swords," but soon enough the hard facts of army life began to intrude. Remonstrating with her husband, Jack, that she had only three rooms and a kitchen instead of "a whole house," she was informed that "women are not reckoned in at all in the War Department," which also failed to appreciate that "'lieutenants' wives needed quite as much as colonels’ wives." In fact,... View more info

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American Education in the Twentieth Century: A Documentary History (Classics in Education)

By: Marvin Lazerson

Price: $2.05

Publisher: New York, Teacher's College Press: 1987

Seller ID: 88788

ISBN: 0807728519

Condition: Good


Several underlines. Light cover wear. Previous owner's name is inside the front cover. Sturdy. View more info

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A Past To Remember, A Future To Mold: The Growing Years 1819-2000 Saran Lake, New York

By: Mary Catillaz and Mildred Keough

Price: $14.55

Publisher: Saran Lake, NY, Women's Civic Chamber: 2001

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 5252759

Condition: Very Good


Clean and sturdy. Very light wear. No markings. View more info

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Dear Ellen Bee: A Civil War Scrapbook Of Two Union Spies

By: Mary E. Lyons & Muriel M. Branch

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Scholastic : 2000

Seller ID: 5959747

ISBN: 0439406439

Condition: Good


Sturdy. Light wear on page/cover corners. No markings. View more info

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Hollywood Cemetery: The history of a southern shrine

By: Mary H. Mitchell

Price: $31.55

Publisher: Richmond, VA, Virginia State Library: 1985

Seller ID: 5353928

ISBN: 0884901092

Condition: Like New


Inspired by the international rural-cemetery movement, created amid controversy in the 1840s and 1850s, and challenged by the toll of the Civil War, Hollywood Cemetery is both an American and a southern landmark. Here lie United States presidents James Monroe and John Tyler as well as Confederate president Jefferson Davis. J. E. B. Stuart, George Pickett, and countless other southern officers and soldiers found their final rest in these grounds. Gracefully written after a decade of research in original records, Hollywood Cemetery will interest readers thoughout Virginia, the South, and the nat... View more info

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Hagerstown Railroad Around The Hub City

By: Mary H. Rubin

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Charleston, NC , Arcadia Publishing : 2003

Seller ID: 5959432

ISBN: 0738515078

Condition: Very Good


Clean, sturdy and unmarked. Hagerstown, Maryland's history is inextricably linked to the railroad. Hagerstown's nickname of the "Hub City" comes from the wheel-spoke effect that the many rail lines in and out of the city created. The first train cars from the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad reached the limits of Washington County on December 3, 1834, where the line crossed into Harper's Ferry, West Virginia. The railroad was instrumental in transporting both goods and passengers and helped spell the demise of the C & O Canal. Through the years, the railroads continued to ply the tracks through the c... View more info