Category: History - United States - 19th Century.


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A great and shining road

By: Williams, John H.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Lincoln, [Neb.] : University of Nebraska Press, 1996.,

The Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads were officially joined on May 10, 1869 at Promontory Point, Utah, with the driving of a golden spike. This historic ceremony marked the completion of the first transcontinental railroad. Spanning the Sierras and the "Great American Desert," the tracks connected San Francisco to Council Bluffs, Iowa. "A Great and Shining Road" is the exciting story of a mammoth feat that called forth entrepreneurial daring, financial wizardr... View more info

A line in the sand

By: Roberts, Randy

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Free Press, c2001.,

In late February and early March of 1836, the Mexican Army under the command of General Antonio Lipez de Santa Anna besieged a small force of Anglo and Tejano rebels at a mission known as the Alamo. The defenders of the Alamo were in an impossible situation. They knew very little of the events taking place outside the mission walls. They did not have much of an understanding of Santa Anna or of his government in Mexico City. They sent out contradictory messages, they re... View more info

Demon of the waters

By: Gregory Gibson

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, c2002.,

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Fanny Wright

By: Morris, Celia

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, 1992.,

Scattered underlining, else a bright clean copy. View more info

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Founding sisters and the Nineteenth Amendment

By: Clift, Eleanor

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2003.,

Former owner's name on front endpaper. View more info

In the Heart of the Sea

By: Philbrick, Nathaniel

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A; Penguin USA,

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Sin in the Second City

By: Karen, Abbott

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Random House,

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Sword of San Jacinto

By: De Bruhl, Marshall

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Random House, c1993.,

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The Age of Gold: The California Gold Rush and the New American Dream

By: Brands, H. W.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Anchor,

A few scattered underlinings and margin notes. View more info

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The Big Spenders

By: Beebe, Lucius Morris

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Axios Press,

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The company of adventurers

By: Cowie, Isaac

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c1993.,

Light shelf-wear. Former owner's name inside front cover. View more info

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The Devil in the White City

By: Larson, Erik

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 2004, c2003.,

Erik Larson--author of #1 bestseller IN THE GARDEN OF BEASTS--intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of newly discovered history and the thrills of the best fiction. View more info

The Fist in the Wilderness: A Narrative History of the American Fur Trade

By: Lavender, David Sievert

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Doubleday, 1964,

A clean and sound copy. View more info

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The Irish Americans: A History

By: Dolan, Jay P.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury Press,

A history of the Irish in America from the eighteenth century to the present, by one of the nation's most eminent scholars of the immigrant experience. Jay Dolan of the University of Notre Dame is one of America's most acclaimed scholars of immigration and ethnic history. In "The Irish Americans," he caps his decades of writing and teaching with a magisterial history of the Irish experience in the United States--the first general-reader's account to be published si... View more info