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Regional & national history books

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The Measure of Our Days Writings of William F. Winter by Andrew P. Mullins The Measure of Our Days Writings of William F. Winter

Unlike most public figures, William F. Winter wrote all of his own speeches. The Measure of Our Days: Writings of William F. Winter presents a collection of the governor's most thoughtful writings on his home state, the South, and America...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/09/2017

Connecting Jersey A History of Electronic Communications in the Channel Islands by Graeme Marett Connecting Jersey A History of Electronic Communications in the Channel Islands

A History of Electronic Communications in the Channel Islands.
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/09/2017

The Un-Polish Poland, 1989 and the Illusion of Regained Historical Continuity by Tomasz Kamusella The Un-Polish Poland, 1989 and the Illusion of Regained Historical Continuity

This book discusses historical continuities and discontinuities between the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, interwar Poland, the Polish People's Republic, and contemporary Poland. The year 1989 is seen as a clear point-break that allowed the Poles and their country to regain a `natural...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

Death on the Lonely Llano Estacado The Assassination of J. W. Jarrott, a Forgotten Hero by Bill Neal, Chuck Lanehart Death on the Lonely Llano Estacado The Assassination of J. W. Jarrott, a Forgotten Hero
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In the winter of 1901, James W. Jarrott led a band of twenty-five homesteader families toward the Llano Estacado in far West Texas, newly opened for settlement by a populist Texas legislature. But frontier cattlemen who had been pasturing their...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

Getting Out of the Mud The Alabama Good Roads Movement and Highway Administration, 1898-1928 by Martin T. Olliff, David O. Whitten Getting Out of the Mud The Alabama Good Roads Movement and Highway Administration, 1898-1928
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Recounts the history of the Good Roads Movement that arose in progressive-era Alabama, how it used the power of the state to achieve its objectives of improving market roads for farmers and highways for automobilists, and how state and federal...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/06/2017

The Lithuanian Family in its European Context, 1800-1914 Marriage, Divorce and Flexible Communities by Dalia Leinarte The Lithuanian Family in its European Context, 1800-1914 Marriage, Divorce and Flexible Communities

This book investigates marriage and divorce in the nineteenth-century European territories of the Russian Empire. It uncovers the way a peasant community employed unsanctioned marital behaviour, such as cohabitation and bigamy, among others, in order to respond to the external...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/06/2017

Richmond's Priests and Prophets Race, Religion, and Social Change in the Civil Rights Era by Douglas E. Thompson Richmond's Priests and Prophets Race, Religion, and Social Change in the Civil Rights Era

Presents a compelling study of religious leaders' impact on the political progression of Richmond, Virginia, during the time of desegregation. Scrutinizing this city as an entry point into white Christians' struggles with segregation during the 1950s, Douglas E. Thompson analyses...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/06/2017

On Homesickness A Plea by Jesse Donaldson On Homesickness A Plea


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

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Revolution! Writing from Russia 1917 by Pete Ayrton Revolution! Writing from Russia 1917


Format: Paperback - Released: 30/09/2017

Along Ukraine's River A Social and Environmental History of the Dnipro (Dnieper) by Roman Adrian Cybriwsky Along Ukraine's River A Social and Environmental History of the Dnipro (Dnieper)

The River Dnipro (formerly better known by the Russian name of Dnieper) is intimately linked to the history and identity of Ukraine. Cybriwsky discusses the history of the river, from when it was formed and its many uses and modifications...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Eleanor Baldwin and the Woman's Point of View New Thought Radicalism in Portland's Progressive Era by Lawrence M. Lipin Eleanor Baldwin and the Woman's Point of View New Thought Radicalism in Portland's Progressive Era

Eleanor Baldwin and the Woman's Point of View is an intellectual biography of a long-forgotten radical female journalist in Portland, whose daily women's columns provide a window into the breadth of intellectual radicalism in Progressive Era journalism. Baldwin was one...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017

European Empires in the American South Colonial and Environmental Encounters by Joseph P. Ward European Empires in the American South Colonial and Environmental Encounters

Examines the process of European expansion into a region that has come to be known as the American South. For those curious about how the broad processes of historical change influenced particular people and places, the contributors offer key examples...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/10/2017

Family Networks and the Russian Revolutionary Movement, 1870-1940 by Katy Turton Family Networks and the Russian Revolutionary Movement, 1870-1940

This book explores the role played by families in the Russian revolutionary movement and the first decades of the Soviet regime. While revolutionaries were expected to sever all family ties or at the very least put political concerns before personal...
Format: Hardback - Released: 05/11/2017

The Gilded Age Overture to the American Century by Alan Axelrod The Gilded Age Overture to the American Century

The Gilded Age is the name coined by Mark Twain to refer to the era of rapid economic growth in the United States between the 1870s and about 1900. This book looks at how this period presaged our own time....
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/11/2017

British Humanitarian Activity in Russia, 1890-1923 by Luke Kelly British Humanitarian Activity in Russia, 1890-1923

This study analyses the humanitarian facets of the Anglo-Russian relationship, something yet to be addressed in existing scholarship in a systematic way. It focuses on the humanitarian aid offered between the flowering of Russophilia in the 1880s up until Stalin's...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/11/2017

Other books in this genre

The Salem Clique Oregon's Founding Brothers by Barbara S. Mahoney The Salem Clique Oregon's Founding Brothers

During the decade of the 1850s, the Oregon Territory progressed toward statehood in an atmosphere of intense political passion and conflict. Editors of rival newspapers blamed a group of young men whom they named the Salem Clique for the bitter...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/05/2017

The Lynching of Mexicans in the Texas Borderlands by Villanueva Nicholas The Lynching of Mexicans in the Texas Borderlands

This book argues that ethnic and racial tension brought on by the fighting in the borderland made Anglo-Texans feel justified in their violent actions against Mexicans.
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/05/2017

The Arkansas Post of Louisiana by Morris S. Arnold The Arkansas Post of Louisiana

Arkansas Post, the first European settlement in what would become Jefferson's Louisiana, had an important mission as the only settlement between Natchez and the Illinois Country. The Arkansas Post of Louisiana covers the essential aspects of the Post's history, including...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/05/2017

The Tunnel under the Lake The Engineering Marvel That Saved Chicago by Benjamin Sells The Tunnel under the Lake The Engineering Marvel That Saved Chicago

Recounts the gripping story of how the young city of Chicago, under the leadership of an audacious engineer named Ellis Chesbrough, constructed a two-mile tunnel below Lake Michigan in search of clean water. Benjamin Sells narrates in vivid detail the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/05/2017

Scattering the Seeds of Knowledge The Words and Works of Indiana's Pioneer County Extension Agents by Frederick Whitford Scattering the Seeds of Knowledge The Words and Works of Indiana's Pioneer County Extension Agents

Chronicles the tales of the first county Extension agents, from 1912 to 1939. Their story brings readers back to a day when Extension was little more than words on paper, when county agents traveled the muddy back roads, stopping at...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/05/2017

North Carolina and the Great War, 1914-1918 by Jessica A. Bandel North Carolina and the Great War, 1914-1918


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/04/2017

Storm Over the Bay The People of Corpus Christi and Their Port by Mary Jo O'Rear Storm Over the Bay The People of Corpus Christi and Their Port

Since the late 1830s, the natural harbor at the mouth of South Texas' Nueces River has been a center of regional maritime trade. But by the early 1900s, a storm of political wrangling, cronyism, and corruption was threatening to scuttle...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2017

The Boatman Henry David Thoreau's River Years by Robert M. Thorson The Boatman Henry David Thoreau's River Years

Robert Thorson gives readers a Thoreau for the Anthropocene. The boatman and backyard naturalist was keenly aware of the way humans had altered the waterways and meadows of his beloved Concord River Valley. Yet he sought out for solace and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 24/04/2017

The Formation of Turkish Republicanism by Banu Turnaoglu The Formation of Turkish Republicanism

Turkish republicanism is commonly thought to have originated with Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and the founding of modern Turkey in 1923, and understood exclusively in terms of Kemalist ideals, characterized by the principles of secularism, nationalism, statism, and populism. Banu Turnao?lu...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/04/2017

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