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How the States Got Their Shapes Too
How the States Got Their Shapes Too
Written by Mark Stein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588343147
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How the States Got Their Shapes Too
The People Behind the Borderlines
Written by Mark Stein


Format: Hardcover, 352 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $24.95

Was Roger Williams too pure for the Puritans, and what does that have to do with Rhode Island?  Why did Augustine Herman take ten years to complete the map that established Delaware?  How did Rocky Mountain rogues help create the state of Colorado?  All this and more is explained in Mark... Read more >
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How the States Got Their Shapes Too
The People Behind the Borderlines
Written by Mark Stein


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: June 7, 2011
Price: $16.95

Was Roger Williams too pure for the Puritans, and what does that have to do with Rhode Island?  Why did Augustine Herman take ten years to complete the map that established Delaware?  How did Rocky Mountain rogues help create the state of Colorado?  All this and more is explained in Mark... Read more >
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Banned in Boston
The Watch and Ward Society?s Crusade against Books, Burlesque, and the Social Evil
Written by Neil Miller


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: October 13, 2010
Price: $26.95

“I want to be intelligent, even if I do live in Boston.”
—an anonymous Bostonian, 1929
 
In this spectacular romp through the Puritan City, Neil Miller relates the scintillating story of how a powerful band of Brahmin moral crusaders helped make Boston the most straitlaced city in America, forever linked with the infamous...

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The Land of Little Rain
The Land of Little Rain
Written by Mary Austin, Introduction by Robert Hass
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ISBN: 9780307758880
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The Land of Little Rain

Written by Mary Austin
Introduction by Robert Hass


Format: eBook, 160 pages
On Sale: July 28, 2010
Price: $2.99

“Between the high Sierras south from Yosemite—east and south over a very great assemblage of broken ranges beyond Death Valley, and on illimitably into the Mojave Desert” is the territory that Mary Austin calls the Land of Little Rain. In this classic collection of meditations on the wonders of this region... Read more >
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Lost States
Lost States
Written by Michael J. Trinklein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781594744105
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Lost States
True Stories of Texlahoma, Transylvania, and Other States That Never Made It
Written by Michael J. Trinklein


Format: Hardcover, 160 pages
On Sale: February 1, 2010
Price: $24.95

Everyone knows the fifty nifty united states—but what about the hundreds of other statehood proposals that never came to pass? Lost States is a tribute to such great unrealized dreams as West Florida, Texlahoma, Montezuma, Rough and Ready, and Yazoo. Some of these states came remarkably close to joining the Union... Read more >
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Traitor to His Class
Traitor to His Class
Written by H.W. Brands
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ISBN: 9780307277947
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Traitor to His Class
The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Written by H.W. Brands


Format: Trade Paperback, 912 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $22.00

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A brilliant evocation of the qualities that made FDR one of the most beloved and greatest of American presidents.
 
Drawing on archival material, public speeches, correspondence and accounts by those closest to Roosevelt early in his career and during his presidency, H. W. Brands shows how Roosevelt transformed American government during...

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How Barack Obama Won
How Barack Obama Won
Written by Chuck Todd and Sheldon Gawiser
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ISBN: 9780307473660
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How Barack Obama Won
A State-by-State Guide to the Historic 2008 Presidential Election
Written by Chuck Todd and Sheldon Gawiser


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
On Sale: January 6, 2009
Price: $12.95

This detailed overview and analysis of the results of Barack Obama’s historic 2008 presidential win gives us the inside state-by-state guide to how Obama achieved his victory, and allows us to see where the country stood four years ago.
 
 Although much has changed in the nearly four years since, How...

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Traitor to His Class
Traitor to His Class
Written by H.W. Brands, Read by Patrick Egan
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ISBN: 9780739369494
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Traitor to His Class
The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Written by H.W. Brands
Read by Patrick Egan


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $20.00

A sweeping, magisterial biography of the man generally considered the greatest president of the twentieth century, admired by Democrats and Republicans alike. Traitor to His Class sheds new light on FDR's formative years, his remarkable willingness to champion the concerns of the poor and disenfranchised, his combination of political genius, firm... Read more >
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Traitor to His Class
Traitor to His Class
Written by H.W. Brands
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ISBN: 9780385528382
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Traitor to His Class
The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Written by H.W. Brands


Format: eBook, 896 pages
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $14.99

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

A brilliant evocation of the qualities that made FDR one of the most beloved and greatest of American presidents.
 
Drawing on archival material, public speeches, correspondence and accounts by those closest to Roosevelt early in his career and during his presidency, H. W. Brands shows how Roosevelt transformed American government during...

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Traitor to His Class
Traitor to His Class
Written by H.W. Brands, Read by Mark Deakins
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415956670
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Traitor to His Class
The Privileged Life and Radical Presidency of Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Written by H.W. Brands
Read by Mark Deakins


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: November 4, 2008
Price: $37.50

A sweeping, magisterial biography of the man generally considered the greatest president of the twentieth century, admired by Democrats and Republicans alike. Traitor to His Class sheds new light on FDR's formative years, his remarkable willingness to champion the concerns of the poor and disenfranchised, his combination of political genius, firm...

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The Bottom of the Harbor
The Bottom of the Harbor
Written by Joseph Mitchell
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ISBN: 9780307377630
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The Bottom of the Harbor

Written by Joseph Mitchell


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2008
Price: $12.99

On the centennial of Joseph Mitchell's birth, here is a new edition of the classic collection containing his most celebrated pieces about New York City. Fifty years after its original publication, The Bottom of the Harbor is still considered a fundamental New York book. Every story Mitchell tells, every person he... Read more >
Last Unspoiled Place
Last Unspoiled Place
Written by Michael S. Sweeney
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781426202827
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Last Unspoiled Place
Exploring Utah's Logan Canyon
Written by Michael S. Sweeney


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: June 17, 2008
Price: $15.95

Americans have always been passionately bound to the land: It has shaped our history, our ideas, and our art. In Last Unspoiled Place, the magnificent confines of Logan Canyon, Utah, prove the perfect landscape for exploring these beliefs. In brilliant photographs and vivid anecdotes that range from poignant to exhilarating to... Read more >
Song of Brooklyn
Song of Brooklyn
Written by Marc Eliot
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780767929998
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Song of Brooklyn
An Oral History of America's Favorite Borough
Written by Marc Eliot


Format: eBook, 368 pages
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $14.99

The voices of Brooklyn:

“I’m a Brooklyn guy, it’s in my bones and it’s there in Brooklyn. There’s a certain rhythm you get growing up there. Every Brooklyn kid has it. Always on the right beat. The Bronx, no; Queens, you were out of it; but Brooklyn, that was it.”
Mel Brooks, Williamsburg

“Everyone... Read more >
California
California
Written by Kevin Starr
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307430755
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California
A History
Written by Kevin Starr


Format: eBook, 400 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

California has always been our Shangri-la–the promised land of countless pilgrims in search of the American Dream. Now the Golden State’s premier historian, Kevin Starr, distills the entire sweep of California’s history into one splendid volume. From the age of exploration to the age of Arnold, this is the story of... Read more >
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Into the West
Into the West
Written by Walter Nugent
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307426420
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Into the West
The Story of Its People
Written by Walter Nugent


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Acclaimed historian Walter Nugent brings us what is perhaps the most comprehensive and fascinating account to date of the peopling of the American West. In this epic social-demographic history, Nugent explores the populations of the West as they grow, change and intersect from the Paleo-Indians, the Spanish Conquistadors, to displaced Okies... Read more >
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The Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail
Written by David Dary
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307429117
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The Oregon Trail
An American Saga
Written by David Dary


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $21.99

A major one-volume history of the Oregon Trail from its earliest beginnings to the present, by a prize-winning historian of the American West.

Starting with an overview of Oregon Country in the early 1800s, a vast area then the object of international rivalry among Spain, Britain, Russia, and the United States, David... Read more >
California
California
Written by Kevin Starr
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ISBN: 9780812977530
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California
A History
Written by Kevin Starr


Format: Trade Paperback, 400 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2007
Price: $16.00

California has always been our Shangri-la–the promised land of countless pilgrims in search of the American Dream. Now the Golden State’s premier historian, Kevin Starr, distills the entire sweep of California’s history into one splendid volume. From the age of exploration to the age of Arnold, this is the story of... Read more >
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Power Failure
Power Failure
Written by Diana Dillaway
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781591024002
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Power Failure
Politics, Patronage, And the Economic Future of Buffalo, New York
Written by Diana Dillaway


Format: Hardcover, 266 pages
On Sale: April 4, 2006
Price: $25.99

At the turn of the 20th century, Buffalo, NY, was one of the world’s great industrial cities. In 1901, it played host to the prestigious Pan American Exhibition, which attracted millions of visitors to the city; its thriving downtown area was graced by buildings and mansions designed by some of the... Read more >
Coast of Dreams
Coast of Dreams
Written by Kevin Starr
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ISBN: 9780679740728
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Coast of Dreams

Written by Kevin Starr


Format: Trade Paperback, 804 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2006
Price: $18.95

From O.J. to Arnold Schwarzenegger, earthquakes to rolling blackouts, silicon valley to riots in the street, California state historian Kevin Starr has assembled the history of the Golden Gate State since 1990 to create a vivid snapshot of a state constantly on the edge of tomorrow.

Coast of Dreams captures an... Read more >
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Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
Written by H.W. Brands, Read by Chuck Montgomery
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ISBN: 9780739321706
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Andrew Jackson
His Life and Times
Written by H.W. Brands
Read by Chuck Montgomery


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 4, 2005
Price: $19.98

The extraordinary story of Andrew Jackson—the colorful, dynamic, and forceful president who ushered in the Age of Democracy and set a still young America on its path to greatness—told by the bestselling author of The First American.

The most famous American of his time, Andrew Jackson is a seminal figure in American... Read more >
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Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
Written by H.W. Brands, Read by John H. Mayer
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415939956
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Andrew Jackson
His Life and Times
Written by H.W. Brands
Read by John H. Mayer


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: September 13, 2005
Price: $40.00

The extraordinary story of Andrew Jackson—the colorful, dynamic, and forceful president who ushered in the Age of Democracy and set a still young America on its path to greatness—told by the bestselling author of The First American.

The most famous American of his time, Andrew Jackson is a seminal figure in American... Read more >
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Lone Star Nation
Lone Star Nation
Written by H.W. Brands
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ISBN: 9781400030705
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Lone Star Nation
The Epic Story of the Battle for Texas Independence
Written by H.W. Brands


Format: Trade Paperback, 608 pages
On Sale: February 8, 2005
Price: $19.00

In Lone Star Nation, Pulitzer Prize finalist H. W. Brands demythologizes Texas’s journey to statehood and restores the genuinely heroic spirit to a pivotal chapter in American history.

From Stephen Austin, Texas’s reluctant founder, to the alcoholic Sam Houston, who came to lead the Texas army in its hour of crisis and... Read more >
Lone Star Nation
Lone Star Nation
Written by H.W. Brands
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9781400096343
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Lone Star Nation

Written by H.W. Brands


Format: eBook
On Sale: February 8, 2005
Price: $12.99

In Lone Star Nation, Pulitzer Prize finalist H. W. Brands demythologizes Texas’s journey to statehood and restores the genuinely heroic spirit to a pivotal chapter in American history.

From Stephen Austin, Texas’s reluctant founder, to the alcoholic Sam Houston, who came to lead the Texas army in its hour of crisis and... Read more >
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