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              978-0-521-07088-1   Amy Bridges            A City in the Republic   Antebellum New York                                     PB       28-Aug-2008   USD                          20C American        Yes         This study of the emergence of machine politics in New York City during the antebellum years
                                                                                  and the Origins of                                                             30.99                        history                         sheds light on the origins of a system that was the characteristic form of government in United
                                                                                  Machine Politics                                                                                                                            States cities from the mid-nineteenth until well into the twentieth century.




              978-0-521-44030-1   Gary Warrick           A Population History                                                             HB       11-Feb-2008   USD     Studies in North     History of native               The Wendat-Tionontaté, or the Huron-Petun, occupied southern Ontario, Canada, when they
                                                         of the Huron-Petun,                                                                                     85.99   American Indian      American                        were contacted by the French in the early seventeenth century. This book provides the first
                                                         A.D. 500–1650                                                                                                   History              peoples                         population history of a Native American group from their recognizable origins to their first
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              contact with Europeans.




              978-0-521-72211-7   Richard M. Abrams;     America Transformed Sixty Years of                                               PB       03-Mar-2008   USD                          20C American        Yes         This book examines the period 1941-2001 during which time the character of American life
                                  University of                              Revolutionary                                                                       23.99                        history                         changed rapidly, culminating in the shattering of the liberal Democratic coalition. Revolutions in
                                  California, Berkeley                       Change, 1941–2001                                                                                                                                the areas of affluence, foreign policy, the military, business system, racial relations, gender
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              roles, sexual behavior and attitudes, and disregard for privacy are discussed.




              978-0-521-85711-6   Alan L. Olmstead;      Creating Abundance       Biological Innovation                                   HB       08-Sep-2008   USD                          American history                This book demonstrates that American agricultural development was far more dynamic than
                                  University of                                   and American                                                                   83.99                        (general)                       generally portrayed. In the two centuries before World War II, a stream of biological innovations
                                  California, Davis                               Agricultural                                                                                                                                revolutionized the crop and livestock sectors, increasing both land and labor productivity.
                                                                                  Development




              978-0-521-67387-7   Alan L. Olmstead;      Creating Abundance       Biological Innovation                                   PB       08-Sep-2008   USD                          American history                This book demonstrates that American agricultural development was far more dynamic than
                                  University of                                   and American                                                                   23.99                        (general)                       generally portrayed. In the two centuries before World War II, a stream of biological innovations
                                  California, Davis                               Agricultural                                                                                                                                revolutionized the crop and livestock sectors, increasing both land and labor productivity.
                                                                                  Development




              978-0-521-72857-7   Mark A. Graber;        Dred Scott and the                                                               PB       31-Mar-2008   USD     Cambridge Studies on Early republic      Yes         Dred Scott and the Problem of Constitutional Evil offers a new interpretation of the constitutional
                                  University of          Problem of                                                                                              24.99   the American         and antebellum                  law and politics of slavery. The Taney Court's conclusions that former slaves could not be
                                  Maryland, College      Constitutional Evil                                                                                             Constitution         history                         American citizens and that slavery could not be banned in American territories was a plausible
                                  Park                                                                                                                                                                                        interpretation of the antebellum constitution.




              978-0-521-72858-4   Wilson D. Miscamble; From Roosevelt to          Potsdam, Hiroshima,                                     PB       31-Mar-2008   USD                          American history Yes            Was there essential continuity in policy from FDR to Truman or did Truman's arrival in the Oval
                                  University of Notre  Truman                     and the Cold War                                                               27.99                        after 1945                      Office prompt a sharp reversal away from the approach of his illustrious predecessor? This
                                  Dame, Indiana                                                                                                                                                                               study explores this controversial issue and in the process casts important light on the outbreak
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              of the Cold War.




Jacket not    978-0-521-88748-9   Lizabeth Cohen;        Making a New Deal        Industrial Workers in                                   HB       14-Jan-2008   USD                          20C American                    This book examines what it meant for ordinary factory workers to become effective unionists
available                         Harvard University,                             Chicago, 1919–1939                                                             73.99                        history                         and national political participants by the mid-1930s. Through decisions such as whether to
                                  Massachusetts                                                                                                                                                                               attend ethnic benefit society meetings or go to the movies, they declared their loyalty in ways
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              that would ultimately have political significance.




              978-0-521-71535-5   Lizabeth Cohen;        Making a New Deal        Industrial Workers in                                   PB       07-Jan-2008   USD                          20C American                    This book examines what it meant for ordinary factory workers to become effective unionists
                                  Harvard University,                             Chicago, 1919–1939                                                             24.99                        history                         and national political participants by the mid-1930s. Through decisions such as whether to
                                  Massachusetts                                                                                                                                                                               attend ethnic benefit society meetings or go to the movies, they declared their loyalty in ways
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              that would ultimately have political significance.




              978-0-521-08403-1   Stephen B. Adams       Manufacturing the        A History of Western                                    PB       14-Oct-2008   USD                          American history Yes            Manufacturing the Future: A History of Western Electric is the first full-length history of the
                                                         Future                   Electric                                                                       36.99                        (general)                       Western Electric Company, the manufacturing arm of the Bell System. As manufacturer in the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              communications revolutions in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Western Electric made
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              new products such as telegraphs, telephones, an early computing machine, radios, radar, and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              transistors. The book demonstrates, through Western's 1882 acquisition by Bell Telephone, that
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              vertical integration was a lengthy process rather than a single event. It also shows the coming of
                                                                                                                                                                                                                              age of industrial psychology and describes the advent of civil rights in corporate America.
             978-0-521-51322-7   Raymond L. Cohn;          Mass Migration under European Immigration      HB   15-Dec-2008   USD     Early republic     Dr. Cohn provides a comprehensive analysis of the economic history of European immigration
                                 Illinois State University Sail                 to the Antebellum                            85.00   and antebellum     to the antebellum United States. This analysis centers on the three most important source
                                                                                United States                                        history            countries – Ireland, Germany, and Great Britain – and examines the volume of immigration;
                                                                                                                                                        where the immigrants came from within each country; their trip to the United States, including
                                                                                                                                                        estimates of mortality on the Atlantic crossing; and the economic effects on both the immigrants
                                                                                                                                                        and the United States.



             978-0-521-89493-7   Jennifer R. Green;     Military Education and                            HB   15-Sep-2008   USD     Early republic     Green argues that military education was an important institution in the development of the
                                 Central Michigan       the Emerging Middle                                                  80.00   and antebellum     southern middle class in the late antebellum years. She explores class formation,
                                 University             Class in the Old South                                                       history            professionalization, and social mobility in the 1840s and 1850s to define the middle class on a
                                                                                                                                                        national level, while identifying regionally specific characteristics of the emerging southern
                                                                                                                                                        middle class.




             978-0-521-89762-4   Asaf Siniver;          Nixon, Kissinger, and     The Machinery of        HB   25-Aug-2008   USD     American history   Siniver examines the workings of the Washington Special Actions Group during four Nixon-era
                                 University of          U.S. Foreign Policy       Crisis                                     80.00   after 1945         foreign policy crises. His examination of previously classified material about group reveals much
                                 Birmingham             Making                                                                                          about the linkage between structures, processes, and personalities in crisis decision-making,
                                                                                                                                                        and potential its impact on the quality and outcome of foreign policy decisions.




             978-0-521-40253-8   Daniel Pope            Nuclear Implosions        The Rise and Fall of    HB   04-Feb-2008   USD     American history   In the 1970s, a small public agency in Washington State undertook one of the most ambitious
                                                                                  the Washington Public                      91.99   after 1945         construction projects in the nation: the building of five large nuclear power plants. Fraught with
                                                                                  Power Supply System                                                   problems, the agency eventually defaulted on a $2.25 billion of municipal bonds and highlighted
                                                                                                                                                        the nation’s troubled attempts to resolve conflict through complex legal cases.




Jacket not   978-0-521-87901-9   Thavolia Glymph;       Out of the House of       The Transformation of   HB   30-Jun-2008   USD     Early republic     This book views the plantation household as a site of production where competing visions of
available                        Duke University, North Bondage                   the Plantation                             73.99   and antebellum     gender were wielded as weapons in class struggles between black and white women.
                                 Carolina                                         Household                                          history            Mistresses were powerful beings in the hierarchy of slavery, and Glymph challenges previous
                                                                                                                                                        depictions of mistresses as "friends" and "allies" of slaves.




             978-0-521-70398-7   Thavolia Glymph;       Out of the House of       The Transformation of   PB   30-Jun-2008   USD     Early republic     This book views the plantation household as a site of production where competing visions of
                                 Duke University, North Bondage                   the Plantation                             24.99   and antebellum     gender were wielded as weapons in class struggles between black and white women.
                                 Carolina                                         Household                                          history            Mistresses were powerful beings in the hierarchy of slavery, and Glymph challenges previous
                                                                                                                                                        depictions of mistresses as "friends" and "allies" of slaves.




Jacket not   978-0-521-51554-2   Robert McCluer         Political Moderation in                           HB   22-Sep-2008   USD     Colonial           Political Moderation in America's First Two Centuries corrects the popular misconception of
available                        Calhoon; University of America's First Two                                                  94.99   American history   moderation as timidity and caution. The author examines the structure of moderate political
                                 North Carolina,        Centuries                                                                                       thought; analyzes moderate apprehensions, values, and visions of the future; and depicts
                                 Greensboro                                                                                                             moderation, not as a lifelong conviction, but as a journey from other political stances toward the
                                                                                                                                                        moral center of politics.




             978-0-521-73416-5   Robert McCluer         Political Moderation in                           PB   22-Sep-2008   USD     Colonial           Political Moderation in America's First Two Centuries corrects the popular misconception of
                                 Calhoon; University of America's First Two                                                  24.99   American history   moderation as timidity and caution. The author examines the structure of moderate political
                                 North Carolina,        Centuries                                                                                       thought; analyzes moderate apprehensions, values, and visions of the future; and depicts
                                 Greensboro                                                                                                             moderation, not as a lifelong conviction, but as a journey from other political stances toward the
                                                                                                                                                        moral center of politics.




             978-0-521-88436-5   Jane E. Calvert;       Quaker                                            HB   08-Dec-2008   USD     Colonial           Seventeenth-century Quakers originated a unique strain of constitutionalism, based on their
                                 University of Kentucky Constitutionalism and                                                99.00   American history   theology and ecclesiology. They imagined a permanent, written constitution that was amendable
                                                        the Political Thought                                                                           through popular peaceful protest, something that most scholars believe did not exist until the
                                                        of John Dickinson                                                                               American Founding. Out of this theory came the practice of civil disobedience.




             978-0-521-89700-6   Elizabeth Fox-         Slavery in White and      Class and Race in the   HB   27-Oct-2008   USD     Colonial           In the Old South a doctrine emerged-- “Slavery in the Abstract,” which declared enslavement the
                                 Genovese               Black                     Southern                                   80.00   American history   best possible condition for all labor regardless of race. They joined the Socialists in believing
                                                                                  Slaveholders' New                                                     that the free-labor system, wracked by worsening class warfare, was collapsing. This book asks,
                                                                                  World Order                                                           to what extent did the people of the several social classes of the South accept so extreme a
                                                                                                                                                        doctrine?
             978-0-521-72181-3   Elizabeth Fox-         Slavery in White and   Class and Race in the                            PB   27-Oct-2008   USD                             Colonial               In the Old South a doctrine emerged-- “Slavery in the Abstract,” which declared enslavement the
                                 Genovese               Black                  Southern                                                            22.99                           American history       best possible condition for all labor regardless of race. They joined the Socialists in believing
                                                                               Slaveholders' New                                                                                                          that the free-labor system, wracked by worsening class warfare, was collapsing. This book asks,
                                                                               World Order                                                                                                                to what extent did the people of the several social classes of the South accept so extreme a
                                                                                                                                                                                                          doctrine?




             978-0-521-71369-6   John Ashworth;         Slavery, Capitalism                             Volume 2, The           PB   07-Jan-2008   USD                             Early republic         This book asks why the United States experienced a civil war in 1861 and analyses the descent
                                 University of          and Politics in the                             Coming of the Civil                        34.99                           and antebellum         into war in the final decade of peace. The book systematically surveys southern extremists,
                                 Nottingham             Antebellum Republic                             War, 1850–1861                                                             history                Republicans, Democrats, Whigs, temperance advocates and Know Nothings.




             978-0-521-80305-2   Edited by Christopher The Cambridge                                    Volume 1, Early         HB   28-Apr-2008   USD      The Cambridge          American history       Volume I of the Cambridge History of Law in America begins the account of law in America with
                                 Tomlins; University of History of Law in                               America (1580–1815)                        125.99   History of Law in      (general)              the very first moments of European colonization and settlement of the North American
                                 California, Irvine     America                                                                                             America                                       landmass. It follows those processes across two hundred years to the eventual creation and
                                                                                                                                                                                                          stabilization of the American republic.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Cambridge History of Law in America has been made possible by the generous support of
                                                                                                                                                                                                          the American Bar Foundation.


             978-0-521-80307-6   Edited by Christopher The Cambridge                                    Volume 3, The           HB   28-Apr-2008   USD      The Cambridge          American history       Volume III of the Cambridge History of Law in America covers the period from 1920 to the
                                 Tomlins; University of History of Law in                               Twentieth Century and                      125.99   History of Law in      (general)              present. Starting with the period after World War I, this volume charts a century of legal
                                 California, Irvine     America                                         After (1920–)                                       America                                       transformations in both domestic and internationall affairs. It shows how, politically, socially
                                                                                                                                                                                                          and culturally, law became ubiquitous in American life.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Cambridge History of Law in America has been made possible by the generous support of
                                                                                                                                                                                                          the American Bar Foundation.


             978-0-521-80306-9   Edited by Christopher The Cambridge                                    Volume 2, The Long      HB   28-Apr-2008   USD      The Cambridge          American history       Volume II of the Cambridge History of Law in America focuses on the long nineteenth century
                                 Tomlins; University of History of Law in                               Nineteenth Century                         125.99   History of Law in      (general)              (1789-1920). It deals with the formation of the distinctly American state system, the
                                 California, Irvine     America                                         (1789–1920)                                         America                                       establishment and growth of systematic legal education, the spread of the legal profession,
                                                                                                                                                                                                          developments in criminal justice, the growing density of legal institutions and their interaction
                                                                                                                                                                                                          with political and social action, home and abroad.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Cambridge History of Law in America has been made possible by the generous support of
                                                                                                                                                                                                          the American Bar Foundation.

             978-0-521-80304-5   Edited by Christopher The Cambridge                                                            WX   21-Apr-2008   USD      The Cambridge          American history       Since the 1950s, American historians have devoted increasing attention to the role across time
                                 Tomlins; University of History of Law in                                                                          314.99   History of Law in      (general)              of law and legal institutions in American life. They have produced an extraordinarily rich and
                                 California, Irvine     America 3 Volume                                                                                    America                                       diverse literature. The Cambridge History of Law in America has been designed to summarize
                                                        Hardback Set                                                                                                                                      and synthesize this knowledge. This is the most comprehensive and authoritative account
                                                                                                                                                                                                          possible of the history of American law.

                                                                                                                                                                                                          The Cambridge History of Law in America has been made possible by the generous support of
                                                                                                                                                                                                          the American Bar Foundation.

             978-0-521-81997-8   Nicholas J. Cull;      The Cold War and the American Propaganda                                HB   30-Jun-2008   USD                             American history       Published at a time when the U.S. government’s public diplomacy is in crisis, this book provides
                                 University of Southern United States        and Public Diplomacy,                                                 133.99                          after 1945             an exhaustive account of how it used to be done. The United States Information Agency was
                                 California             Information Agency   1945–1989                                                                                                                    created in 1953 to “tell America’s story to the world” and, by engaging the world through
                                                                                                                                                                                                          information, broadcasting, culture and exchanges, became an essential element of American
                                                                                                                                                                                                          foreign policy during the Cold War.




Jacket not   978-0-521-83096-6   Rebecca M.              The Crisis of         Protest, Politics, and                           HB   03-Mar-2008   USD      Cambridge Historical   American history       America’s prison-based system of punishment has not always enjoyed the widespread political
available                        McLennan; University Imprisonment             the Making of the                                                   78.00    Studies in American    (general)              and moral legitimacy it has today. Unearthing fresh evidence from prison and state archives,
                                 of California, Berkeley                       American Penal State,                                                        Law and Society                               McLennan shows how, in each of three distinct periods of crisis, widespread dissent culminated
                                                                               1776–1941                                                                                                                  in the dismantling of old systems of imprisonment.




             978-0-521-53783-4   Rebecca M.              The Crisis of         Protest, Politics, and                           PB   04-Mar-2008   USD      Cambridge Historical   American history       America’s prison-based system of punishment has not always enjoyed the widespread political
                                 McLennan; University Imprisonment             the Making of the                                                   24.99    Studies in American    (general)              and moral legitimacy it has today. Unearthing fresh evidence from prison and state archives,
                                 of California, Berkeley                       American Penal State,                                                        Law and Society                               McLennan shows how, in each of three distinct periods of crisis, widespread dissent culminated
                                                                               1776–1941                                                                                                                  in the dismantling of old systems of imprisonment.




             978-0-521-73263-5   John Grenier           The First Way of War   American War Making                              PB   15-Sep-2008   USD                             Colonial         Yes   This book explores the evolution of Americans' first way of war, to show how war waged again
                                                                               on the Frontier,                                                    24.99                           American history       Indian noncombatant population and agricultural resources became the method early
                                                                               1607–1814                                                                                                                  Americans' employed and, ultimately, defined their military heritage.
978-0-521-88957-5   Andrew J. F. Morris;   The Limits of         Charity and Welfare   HB   15-Dec-2008   USD     20C American           This book demonstrates how charities embraced public welfare in the era following the New
                    Union College, New     Voluntarism           from the New Deal                        80.00   history                Deal. Relieved of providing money to the needy, charities instead offered counseling and other
                    York                                         through the Great                                                       therapeutic services. Morris traces the creation and erosion of this public/private division of labor
                                                                 Society                                                                 and suggests its implications for contemporary public policy.




978-0-521-73817-0   Alden T. Vaughan;      Transatlantic         American Indians in   PB   24-Nov-2008   USD     Colonial         Yes   Transatlantic Encounters highlights the remarkably disparate men, women, and children who
                    Columbia University,   Encounters            Britain, 1500–1776                       24.99   American history       went as captive showpieces (common in the early years), slaves (especially in the middle
                    New York                                                                                                             years), or ambassadors to the British monarcy (numerous after 1710). Many died abroad, but
                                                                                                                                         most survived for months or years and retuned to America with vital information to impart and
                                                                                                                                         heightened influence to use for--or against--the British Empire.




978-0-521-88619-2   Wilma A. Dunaway;      Women, Work and                             HB   10-Mar-2008   USD     Early republic         This is the first study of 19th-century Appalachian women. Wilma A. Dunaway moves beyond
                    Virginia Polytechnic   Family in the                                                  85.99   and antebellum         the black-white dichotomy and the preoccupation with affluent females, and argues that the
                    Institute and State    Antebellum Mountain                                                    history                nature of a woman’s work was determined by her race, ethnicity, and/or class positions.
                    University             South

				
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