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  • The Oxford Handbook of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe and Colonial America by Brian P. Levack

    The Oxford Handbook of Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe and Colonial America by Brian P. Levack

    £40.70
    The essays in this Handbook, written by leading scholars working in the rapidly developing field of witchcraft studies, explore the historical literature regarding witch beliefs and witch trials in Europe and colonial America between the early fifteenth...
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  • The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry 9780143036494

    The Great Influenza: The Story of the Deadliest Pandemic in History by John M. Barry 9780143036494

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    At the height of WWI, history's most lethal influenza virus erupted in an army camp in Kansas, moved east with American troops, then exploded, killing as many as 100 million people worldwide. It killed more people in twenty-four months than AIDS killed...
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  • Moorish [muurish] Treaties II: Melanated Treaties & Declarations of the Diaspora by Bandele Yobachi El-Amin 9781718836563

    Moorish [muurish] Treaties II: Melanated Treaties & Declarations of the Diaspora by Bandele Yobachi El-Amin 9781718836563

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781718836563Author Bandele Yobachi El-AminFormat PaperbackPage Count 248Imprint Createspace Independent Publishing PlatformPublisher Createspace Independent...
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  • American Exodus: The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California by James N. Gregory 9780195071368

    American Exodus: The Dust Bowl Migration and Okie Culture in California by James N. Gregory 9780195071368

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    Fifty years ago, John Steinbeck's now classic novel, The Grapes of Wrath, captured the epic story of an Oklahoma farm family driven west to California by dust storms, drought, and economic hardship. It was a story that generations of Americans have also...
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  • When in the Course of Human Events: Arguing the Case for Southern Secession by Charles Adams

    When in the Course of Human Events: Arguing the Case for Southern Secession by Charles Adams

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    "When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bonds which have connected them with one another, and to assume among the Powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature...
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  • Tomorrow, the World: The Birth of U.S. Global Supremacy by Stephen Wertheim 9780674248663

    Tomorrow, the World: The Birth of U.S. Global Supremacy by Stephen Wertheim 9780674248663

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    A Foreign Affairs Best Book of the YearA new history explains how and why, as it prepared to enter World War II, the United States decided to lead the postwar world.For most of its history, the United States avoided making political and military...
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  • The Ground Breaking: An American City and its Search for Justice by Scott Ellsworth

    The Ground Breaking: An American City and its Search for Justice by Scott Ellsworth

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    ** Chosen by Oprah Daily as one of the Best Books to Pick Up in May 2021 **'Fast-paced but nuanced ... impeccably researched ... a much-needed book' The Guardian''[S]o dystopian and apocalyptic that you can hardly believe what you are reading. ... But...
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  • Indigenous Continent: The Epic Contest for North America by Pekka Hamalainen

    Indigenous Continent: The Epic Contest for North America by Pekka Hamalainen

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    American history and self-understanding have long depended on the notion of a "colonial America", an era that-according to prevailing accounts-laid the foundation for the modern United States. In Indigenous Continent, the acclaimed historian Pekka...
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  • What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 by Daniel Walker Howe 9780195078947

    What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 by Daniel Walker Howe 9780195078947

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    The Oxford History of the United States is by far the most respected multi-volume history of our nation. The series includes two Pulitzer Prize winners, two New York Times bestsellers, and winners of the Bancroft and Parkman Prizes. Now, in What Hath God...
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  • Slave Wales: The Welsh and Atlantic Slavery, 1660-1850 by Chris Evans

    Slave Wales: The Welsh and Atlantic Slavery, 1660-1850 by Chris Evans

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    Atlantic slavery does not loom large in the traditional telling of Welsh history. Yet Wales, like many regions of Europe, was deeply affected by the forced migration of captive Africans. This book looks at Slave Wales between 1660 and 1850. It casts...
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  • Daily Life of the Aztecs: People of the Sun and Earth by David Carrasco 9780872209336

    Daily Life of the Aztecs: People of the Sun and Earth by David Carrasco 9780872209336

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    Based on the most recent archaeological discoveries, this volume offers a balanced interpretation of the complex relationships between Aztec cultural practices, social order, and religious myths and symbols. In addition to examining such topics as the...
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  • Peru: a journey through time by Cecilia Pardo

    Peru: a journey through time by Cecilia Pardo

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    'The exhibition is now over, but the splendid book lives on.' 'A delightful, very readable eyecandy dive in the history of the cultures of Peru' 'An excellent book as you would expect from the British Museum, and a delight to dive into.' -- Sacred Hoop...
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  • A History of the English-Speaking Peoples: One Volume Abridged Edition by Sir Sir Winston S. Churchill

    A History of the English-Speaking Peoples: One Volume Abridged Edition by Sir Sir Winston S. Churchill

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    'This history will endure; not only because Sir Winston has written it, but also because of its own inherent virtues - its narrative power, its fine judgment of war and politics, of soldiers and statesmen, and even more because it reflects a tradition of...
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  • A Compendium of Medieval World Sovereigns by Timothy Venning

    A Compendium of Medieval World Sovereigns by Timothy Venning

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    The Compendium of World Sovereigns series contains three volumes: Ancient, Medieval, and Early Modern. These volumes provide students with easy-to-access 'who's who' with details on the identities and dates, ages and wives, where known, of heads of...
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  • Garibaldi in South America: An Exploration by Richard Bourne 9781787383135

    Garibaldi in South America: An Exploration by Richard Bourne 9781787383135

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    For over twelve years in the first half of the nineteenth century, Giuseppe Garibaldi, the hero of Italian unification, lived, learned and fought in South America. He was tortured, escaped death on countless occasions, and met his Brazilian wife, Anita,...
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  • The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap by Mehrsa Baradaran 9780674237476

    The Color of Money: Black Banks and the Racial Wealth Gap by Mehrsa Baradaran 9780674237476

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    "Read this book. It explains so much about the moment...Beautiful, heartbreaking work." -Ta-Nehisi Coates"A deep accounting of how America got to a point where a median white family has 13 times more wealth than the median black family."-The...
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  • Charlie Brown's America: The Popular Politics of Peanuts by Blake Scott Ball

    Charlie Brown's America: The Popular Politics of Peanuts by Blake Scott Ball

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    Despite--or because of--its huge popular culture status, Peanuts enabled cartoonist Charles Schulz to offer political commentary on the most controversial topics of postwar American culture through the voices of Charlie Brown, Snoopy, and the Peanuts...
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  • Norse America: The Story of a Founding Myth by Gordon Campbell

    Norse America: The Story of a Founding Myth by Gordon Campbell

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    The story of the Vikings in North America as both fact and fiction, from the westward expansion of the Norse across the North Atlantic in the tenth and eleventh centuries to the myths and fabrications about their presence there that have developed in...
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  • Love & Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class by Eric Lott 9780195320558

    Love & Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class by Eric Lott 9780195320558

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    For over two centuries, America has celebrated the very black culture it attempts to control and repress, and nowhere is this phenomenon more apparent than in the strange practice of blackface performance. Born of extreme racial and class conflicts, the...
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  • This Land Is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving by David J. Silverman

    This Land Is Their Land: The Wampanoag Indians, Plymouth Colony, and the Troubled History of Thanksgiving by David J. Silverman

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781632869258Author David J. SilvermanFormat PaperbackPage Count 528Imprint Bloomsbury Publishing USAPublisher Bloomsbury Publishing USAWeight(grams) 686g
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  • Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840 by Rana A. Hogarth 9781469632872

    Medicalizing Blackness: Making Racial Difference in the Atlantic World, 1780-1840 by Rana A. Hogarth 9781469632872

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    In 1748, as yellow fever raged in Charleston, South Carolina, doctor John Lining remarked, ""There is something very singular in the constitution of the Negroes, which renders them not liable to this fever."" Lining's comments presaged ideas about...
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  • Happy Dreams of Liberty: An American Family in Slavery and Freedom by R. Isabela Morales

    Happy Dreams of Liberty: An American Family in Slavery and Freedom by R. Isabela Morales

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    A poignant, multi-generational saga of a mixed-race family in the US West and South from the antebellum period through the rise of Jim Crow. When Samuel Townsend died at his home in Madison County, Alabama, in November 1856, the fifty-two-year-old...
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  • Access to History for the IB Diploma: The Cold War and the Americas 1945-1981 Second Edition by Vivienne Sanders

    Access to History for the IB Diploma: The Cold War and the Americas 1945-1981 Second Edition by Vivienne Sanders

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    A new edition for HL Option 2, History of the Americas, Topic 16: The Cold War and the Americas (1945-1981)The renowned IB Diploma History series, combining compelling narratives with academic rigor.An authoritative and engaging narrative, with the...
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  • Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution by Simon Schama

    Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution by Simon Schama

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    Rough Crossings is the astonishing story of the struggle to freedom by thousands of African-American slaves who fled the plantations to fight behind British lines in the American War of Independence. With gripping, powerfully vivid story-telling, Simon...
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  • The Human Factor: Gorbachev, Reagan, and Thatcher and the End of the Cold War by Archie Brown

    The Human Factor: Gorbachev, Reagan, and Thatcher and the End of the Cold War by Archie Brown

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    How the Cold War ended - and the people who made it happen In this penetrating analysis of the role of political leadership in the Cold War's ending, Archie Brown shows why the popular view that Western economic and military strength left the Soviet...
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  • American Business History: A Very Short Introduction by Walter A. Friedman 9780190622473

    American Business History: A Very Short Introduction by Walter A. Friedman 9780190622473

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    By the early twentieth century, it became common to describe the United States as a "business civilization." President Coolidge in 1925 said, "The chief business of the American people is business." More recently, historian Sven Beckert characterized...
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  • From Ranji To Rohan: Cricket and Indian Identity in Colonial Guyana 1890s-1960s by Clem Seecharan 9781906190279

    From Ranji To Rohan: Cricket and Indian Identity in Colonial Guyana 1890s-1960s by Clem Seecharan 9781906190279

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781906190279Author Clem SeecheramFormat PaperbackPage Count 311Imprint Hansib Publications LimitedPublisher Hansib Publications LimitedWeight(grams) 478g
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  • Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World by David Brion Davis 9780195339444

    Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World by David Brion Davis 9780195339444

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    David Brion Davis has long been recognized as the leading authority on slavery in the Western World. His books have won every major history award--including the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award--and he has been universally praised for his...
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  • Honest Answers about the Murder of President John F. Kennedy: A New Look at the JFK Assassination by Vincent Michael Palamara

    Honest Answers about the Murder of President John F. Kennedy: A New Look at the JFK Assassination by Vincent Michael Palamara

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    Thousands of books and articles have been written about the murder of JFK, many of which are large in volume and short on facts. Quite often, these works try to reinvent the wheel, attempting to cover every single area of the assassination, as well as...
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  • The Delectable Negro: Human Consumption and Homoeroticism within US Slave Culture by Vincent Woodard 9780814794623

    The Delectable Negro: Human Consumption and Homoeroticism within US Slave Culture by Vincent Woodard 9780814794623

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    Winner of the 2015 LGBT Studies Award presented by the Lambda Literary Foundation Unearths connections between homoeroticism, cannibalism, and cultures of consumption in the context of American literature and US slave culture that has largely been...
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  • American Colonies: The Settlement of North America to 1800 by Alan Taylor 9780142002100

    American Colonies: The Settlement of North America to 1800 by Alan Taylor 9780142002100

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    AMERICAN COLONIES starts with the earliest years of human colonization of the American continent and environs with the Siberian migrations across the Bering Strait 15,000 years ago. It ends in around 1800 when the rough outline of the contemporary North...
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  • The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Young Columbus and the Quest for a Universal Library by Edward Wilson-Lee

    The Catalogue of Shipwrecked Books: Young Columbus and the Quest for a Universal Library by Edward Wilson-Lee

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    WINNER OF THE 2019 PEN HESSELL-TILTMAN PRIZE The fascinating history of Christopher Columbus's illegitimate son Hernando, guardian of his father's flame, courtier, bibliophile and catalogue supreme, whose travels took him to the...
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  • Patagonia: A Cultural History by Chris Moss 9781904955382

    Patagonia: A Cultural History by Chris Moss 9781904955382

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    Patagonia is the ultimate landscape of the mind. Like Siberia and the Sahara, it has become a metaphor for nothingness and extremity. Its frontiers have stretched beyond the political boundaries of Argentina and Chile to encompass an evocative idea of...
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  • The Piri Reis Map of 1513 by Gregory C. McIntosh

    The Piri Reis Map of 1513 by Gregory C. McIntosh

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    One of the most beautiful maps to survive the Great Age of Discoveries, the 1513 world map drawn by Ottoman admiral Piri Reis is also one of the most mysterious. Gregory McIntosh has uncovered new evidence in the map that shows it to be among the most...
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  • Reconstruction: A Very Short Introduction by Allen C. Guelzo

    Reconstruction: A Very Short Introduction by Allen C. Guelzo

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    The era known as Reconstruction is one of the unhappiest times in American history. It succeeded in reuniting the nation politically after the Civil War but in little else. Among its chief failures was the inability to chart a progressive course for race...
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  • The Civil Rights Movement: A Very Short Introduction by Thomas C. Holt 9780190605421

    The Civil Rights Movement: A Very Short Introduction by Thomas C. Holt 9780190605421

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    The Civil Rights Movement was among the most important historical developments of the twentieth century and one of the most remarkable mass movements in American history. Not only did it decisively change the legal and political status of African...
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  • Trujillo: the Last Caesar by Arturo R Espaillat 9781014999054

    Trujillo: the Last Caesar by Arturo R Espaillat 9781014999054

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    Apologies but we at Booksplease don't have a full description for this book.Book InformationISBN 9781014999054Author Arturo R EspaillatFormat PaperbackPage Count 216Imprint Hassell Street PressPublisher Hassell Street PressWeight(grams)...
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  • The Fearless Benjamin Lay: The Quaker Dwarf Who Became the First Revolutionary Abolitionist by Marcus Rediker 9781786634726

    The Fearless Benjamin Lay: The Quaker Dwarf Who Became the First Revolutionary Abolitionist by Marcus Rediker 9781786634726

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    The Fearless Benjamin Lay chronicles the transatlantic life and times of a singular and astonishing man-a Quaker dwarf who became one of the first ever to demand the total, unconditional emancipation of all enslaved Africans around the world. He...
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  • Union Sharpshooter vs Confederate Sharpshooter by Gary Yee

    Union Sharpshooter vs Confederate Sharpshooter by Gary Yee

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    During the American Civil War, the Union and the Confederacy both fielded units of sharpshooters. Sometimes equipped with firearms no better than those of their infantry brethren, they fought in a manner reminiscent of Napoleonic-era light infantry...
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  • The Second Creation: Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Era by Jonathan Gienapp 9780674185043

    The Second Creation: Fixing the American Constitution in the Founding Era by Jonathan Gienapp 9780674185043

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    A stunning revision of our founding document's evolving history that forces us to confront anew the question that animated the founders so long ago: What is our Constitution?Americans widely believe that the United States Constitution was created when it...
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