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Historical Viewpoints Volume One to 1877: Notable Articles from American Heritage

By Garraty, John A., Editor

NY: NY: Harper & Row, 1979, 1979. Book. Good. Trade Paperback. 3rd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Trade Paperback. Good/No Jacket. 3rd Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. 361 pp. Covers amateurishly reinforced with cardboard backing. Light dampness stain on title page, a front endpaper has been cut out. Text is intact and clean; binding is sturdy. Fine as a reading copy. A thoughtful selection of articles by historians and others on America's early history. Contents include: "Myths that Hide the American Indians" by Oliver LaFarge; "The Frontier and the American Character," by Ray Allen Billington; "The Search for a Usable Past" by Henry Steele Commager; "Samuel Slater Imports a Revolution," by Arnold Welles, and "The Useless Conflict" by Allen Nevins..

$3.66

Day of Terror, September 11, 2001
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Day of Terror, September 11, 2001

By Shangle, Barbara

NY: Amer Products Publishing Corp., 2001. Book. Illus. by Wide World Photos, Associated Press. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. 1st Printing Stated.. 48 glossy pp. Lightly thumbed and slight creases in lower right corners of text. No markings. Mostly full page color photos showing jetliners crashing into the World Trade Center in lower Manhattanm and resulting damage. A few pages show the Pentagon attack (but no images of an aircraft at the Pentagon site.) Brief captions comprise the text. Size: 4to -- 11in Tall.

$6.18

Shanghai: Crucible of Modern China

By Wei, Betty Peh-T'i

Hong Kong: Oxford University Press, 1987. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Reprint.. 299 pp. 16 pp. of historical photos and illustrations, glossary, bibliography. Glossy stiff wraps showing a color cartoon of Chinese and British negotiating at Tientsin in 1858. Light wear, Previous owner's name on endpaper. Light creasing of spine. A few notes and marks in red ink in margins of a few pages toward the rear, text mostly clean. A short political and economic history of a key Chinese trading center, as it dealt with western nations in the 19th and 20th centuries. Maps of Shanghai and China on the endpapers. Size: 8vo -- -- 8.5 In Tall.

$4.32

Three Tenant Families: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men

By Agee, James

NY: Ballantine, 1969. Book. Illus. by Evans, Walker, Photog.. Good +. Mass Market Paperback. Reprint.. 428 pp. Moderate toning of text, light edgewear, spine crease. Text clean, textblock still tight. No markings. About 60 full-page b&w photos by Evans form an unpaginated introduction to the text. A pioneering report on poverty among sharecroppers during the Great Depression in the Deep South. Fortune magazine originally commissioned the project but then rejected it, leaving it to Houghton Mifflin to publish the material in 1941. The book was mostly ignored until the 1960s, as LBJ's War on Poverty gained momentum. Size: 12mo -- 7 in.

$14.25

American Historical Review-- October 2010 Issue

By American Historical Association

Chicago: American Historical Assn, 2010. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. Approx 350 pp. Lightly used, spine uncreased. Text clean. Centerpiece is a quartet of articles on sexuality and intimacy in mid-2oth-century France, including a piece by Mary Louise Roberts on US soldiers fighting in France during WW 2. Other articles: The English Revolution and the Atlantic Origins of Abolition, by John Donahue; Getting Out of Iraq -- In 1932, by Susan Pederson. Dozens of book reviews. Postcard sketch on front cover shows a U.S. GI in his Jeep, being welcomed by two French women. Size: 4to -- 10.25 in..

$5.70

Village of Secrets

By Moorehead, Caroline

NY: Harper Perennial, 2015. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Paperback Edition.. 274 pp. Thumbed but light wear, spine uncreased. Small marker slash on top edge near spine With maps, chronology. A closer look at the Resistance efforts that hid Jews from Nazis in Le Chambon-sur-Lignon during France's Vichy period. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$4.75

Ohio History -- 1983 Annual

By Ohio Historical Society (Daughterty, Robert L., Ed)

Columbus Ohio: Ohio Historical Society, 1983. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. Volume 92.. 232 pp. Close to new, cover corner curled. Text clean. Contents include articles on the Goodyear strike of 1936; decline of the Knights of Labor; the Squier-Davis controversy; the Ohio Board of Charities and travel notes of Joseph Gibbon. Plus about 70 pp. of book reviews. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$7.60

The Yellowstone National Park
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The Yellowstone National Park

By Hiram Martin Chittenden

Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, 1976. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. 6th Printing of Reprint.. 208 pp. Bibliogrqaphy, index. With 16 pp. of numerous b&w historical photos of white explorers and Native American chiefs. Several maps. Previous owner's embossed stamp on title page, else close to new. Spine uncreased. Richard A. Bartlett edited this 1976 reprint of Chittenden's history, first published in 1895. An Army engineer's classic account of Yellowstone's discovery by white men in the early 1800s, and its protection by federal law about 60 years later. Size: 8vo 8.5 In Tall.

$8.55

A History of the United States

By Adams, Charles Kendall and Trent , William P.

Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1922. Textbook. Good. Cloth. Revised Edition.. 572 pp. plus 50 pp. additional appendices and index. Rear endpapers cracked, but textblock still loosely attached. Pencil diagram on rear endpaper, otherwise nearly clean. PP. 96-97 has brownish stain from a pressed flower. Light speckling of disclored dots on front cover. Dark gray cloth covers rubbed and spine titling mostly gone. Later edition that covers US presidential admilnistrations through Harding. Frontispiece shows Gilbert Stuart's oval portrait of George Washington. Manny pastel colored maps of US. This is a genuine high-school textbook of the 1920s, not a print-on-demand fascimile. Text is divided into 730 chronological topics, each about a page or half-page .Period covered extends from explorers' voyages in 15th, 16th and 17th centuries to the Harding administration. Additional rear matter includes texts of Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. Numerous head-and-shoulders illustrations of U.S. leaders. Co-author Trent in a preface said the late C.K. Adams wanted a history textbook that included more favorable viewpoints about British imperialists, Confederate rebels and the importance of westward migration. However, the authors weren't reticent about inserting their own opinions throughout the textbook. For example, they commended Theodore Roosevelt for taking military control of Cuba in 1906, noting that many Cuban planters favored complete annexation by the U.S. (Topic 695) This book was part of the Allyn and Bacon Textbook Series. Size: 8vo -- 7.5 In Tall.

$17.10

The Revolutionary War

By McDowell, Bart

Washingon, D.C.: National Geographic Society, 1980. Book. Very Good. Cloth. 4th Printing.. 197 pp. on glossy stock. Previous owner's gift inscription on endpaper, no other markings. Light chipping and small closed tear to jacket. A National Geographic photo book that follows a young family as they tour various battlefields and landmarks of the American Revolution. Many full-page color photos. Easy to read text. Size: 4to -- 10.25 in Tall.

$4.28

A History of the American People

By McLaughhlin, Andrew C.

NY: D. Appleton & Co., 1904. Textbook. Good +. Cloth. 3rd Printing.. 587 pp., plus advertising matter in rear. Index. Frontispiece is a colored map of US. Also contains scores of b&w illustrations, mostly busts of major leaders., and many regional maps. Brown cloth cover has just light wear, with bumping of corners. Light pencil notes on endpapers and frontispiece map. Nearly all text pages clean, a few marginal notes in pencil. A history textbook for high school students. McLaughlin notes in his preface that his history primarily is a political narrative, mostly organized by presidential administrations. It covers the period from Columbus's voyages to 1899. Pre-columbian visits and settlements are condensed to just 10 pages. An appendix containing the U.S. Constitution includes just the first 15 amendments. Boldface topic labels on most pages make it easy to look up particular events or leaders. A useful volume for tracing nationalistic and imperial values as they were being cultivated by US school systems at the close of the 19th Century. This book was part of Appleton's Twentieth Century Text-books series. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$11.40

The Story of Modern Progress

By West, Willis Mason

Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1926. Textbook. Good +. Cloth. Early Printing.. 701 pp., plus additional pages for reading list, index. Numerous b&w photos, several full-color illustrations. Moderate wear, and fading of titling, but binding still strong. Pencil notes on front and rear blank pages. Text clean. Edition not stated but AAA label is on copyright page. West, in his preface, notes that W.W. 1 has vindicated his earlier criticism of Germany and Bismark's ambitions. The high-school textbook is an overview of European history, with emphasis on Britain, Germany and France. Part of West's Histories series -- his 7th title Size: 12mo -- 7.75 in Tall.

$17.58

America Goes to Press

By Greene, Laurence

Indianapolis: Bobbs Merrill, 1936. Book. Good +. Cloth. First Edition Stated.. 375 pp. red cloth with gilt titling, still mostly bright. Corners bumped, one inch slit along spine exposes backing strip. Spine darkened. Text clean. A look at U.S. history as reported as breaking news in excerpts from various newspapers -- from colonial times up until the breakout of World War 1. The book shows how initial jopurnalistic reporting of events can shape political attitudes. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$7.60

The American Historical Review -- December 2008 Issue

By American Historical Association

Washington D.C.: AHA, 2008. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paper. Vol. 113, No. 5.. Approx 379 pp. of text. Light thumbing and overall wear. Pencilled circle on contents page, otherwise no markings. Featured articles on minority protection treaties, environmental history and gender analysis in history. Also dozens of book reviews. Size: 4to -- 10.25 in Tall.

$7.60

American Historical Review -- October 2010 Issue

By American Historical Association

Washington D.C.: AHA, 2010. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. Vol. 115, No. 4.. Approx 400 pp. Light wear, still close to new. Articles include "Out of the Land of Bondage: the English Revolution and the Atlantic origins of abolition," by John Donaghue. Also, "Getting out of Iraq -- in 1932: the League of Nations and the Road to Normative Statehood. Plus a forum of articles on the theme of "Intimate Life and Sexuality in Mid-Century France." Size: 4to -- 10.25 in Tall.

$6.65

The Development of American Political Thought: A Documentary History

By Jacobson, J. Mark

NY: D. Appleton & Co., 1932. Book. Very Good. Cloth. First Edition.. 723 pp. Spine sunned, one-inch rubbed spot along front joint. Several pages in later chapters have light pencil underlining and marginal notes; most of text clean. Previous owner's name in ink on endpaper. Exhaustive analysis of puritanism, federalism, democracy and other currents in American political philosophy. Perhaps the most interesting chapter is the final one, "America Comes of Age," addressing the progressive movement, immigration patterns, Americanization and the labor movement. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$8.55

A History of the United States

By Adams, Charles Kendall and Trent , William P.

Boston: Allyn and Bacon, 1913. Textbook. Fair. Cloth. Revised Edition.. 566 pp. Binding loose, a few pages detached but laid in. Preliminary blank pages filled with pencil notes. A few scattered pencil notes within text. Spine edges rubbed, dark gray cloth covers rubbed and titling partly gone. Brownish stain in center of pp. 46 to 71. Still satisfactory as a reading or reference copy. Frontispiece shows Gilbert Stuart's oval portrait of George Washington. Manny pastel colored maps of US. This is a genuine high-school textbook circa 1913, not a print-on-demand fascimile. Text is divided into 725 chronological topics, each about a page or half-page .Period covered extends from explorers' voyages in 15th, 16th and 17th centuries to the Taft administration. Additional rear matter includes texts of Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. Numerous head-and-shoulders illustrations of U.S. leaders. Co-author Trent in a preface said the late C.K. Adams wanted a history textbook that included more favorable viewpoints about British imperialists, Confederate rebels and the importance of westward migration. However, the authors weren't reticent about inserting their own opinions throughout the textbook. For example, they commended Theodore Roosevelt for taking military control of Cuba in 1906, noting that many Cuban planters favored complete annexation by the U.S. (Topic 695) This book was part of the Allyn and Bacon Textbook Series. Size: 8vo -- 7.5 In Tall.

$9.50

Life Magazine -- June 23, 1967 Issue

By Life Magazine

NY: Time-Life Inc., 1967. Magazine. Very Good. Magazine. Vol. 62, No. 23.. 96 pp. Lightly read. Remains of mailing label on lower left cover. "Wrap-Up of the Astounding War" (Six-Day War). Reporter Theodore White gives a colorful eye-witness account of battle action, relating it to various historical and spiritual landmarks of the Holy Land. Part of his account focuses on the valiant defense of Kibbutz Dan, northernmost Israeli settlement near Syria. Mostly middle-aged men managed to hold the village against Syrian invaders. Issue also includes a sidebar article about Jerusalem falling under full Israeli control. Color photos of wrecked vehicles in the Sinai desert. Also a feature on cosmetologist Erno Laszlo, skin consultant to the stars. Fashion spread on short-cut pantsuits. Travel piece on navigating French and German canals. Photo piece on Leslie Uggams wowing Broadway audiences in "Hallelujah, Baby" Size: Folio -- 13.75 in Tall..

$8.08

Historical Viewpoints: Notable Articles from American Heritage

By Garraty, John A.

NY: Harper & Row, 1979. Book. Fair +. Trade Papeback. Third Edition, Vol. 1 to 1877.. 361 pp. Softcover with stiff wraps reinforced with cardbound. Binding still firm. Water stain on title page. Text lightly rippled but mostly clean. A few pages have pale yellow highlighting. A collection of 30 short articles about the early years of the U.S.A, many by noted historians. A few examples: " Myths that Hide the American Indian" by Oliver La Farge; "The Frontier and American Character" by Ray Allen Billington; "The Constitution: Was It an Economic Document?" by Henry Steele Commager. and"The Needless Conflict" by Allan Nevins. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in High.

$7.60

American Historical Review -- October 2009 Issue

By American Historical Association

Chicago: AHA / University of Chicago Press, 2009. Book. Very Good. Trade Papeback. Approx 330 pp. plus advertising matter. Clean text, lower corners thumbed. Spine uncreased. Issue has 2 main collections of articles:themes: Reconciliation in History and Martin Luther King's life. The Truth and Reconciliation Forum grouping includes: "Introduction" by Elazar Barkan; "On Reconciling the History of Two Chosen Peoples" by David Engel; "Truth in Telling: Reconciling Realities in the Genocide of the Ottoman" by Ronald Grigor Suny; "Confronting the Yugoslav Controversies: The Scholars' Initiative" by Charles Ingrao; and "Settling Account? An Americanist Perspective on Historical Reconciliation" buy James T. Campbell. The Forum on "Taylor Branch's America in the King Years" includes "Martin Luther King Jr and the Meaning of the 1960s" by Michael Kazin; "The Biography Branch Might Have Written" by Clayborne Carson and "The Black Power Movement, Democracy and America in the King Years" by Peniel E. Joseph. Size: 4to -- 10 in.

$8.08

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