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 Savage Kingdom: The True Story of Jamestown, 1607, and the Settlement of America Benjamin Woolley 9780060090579

Four centuries ago, and thirteen years before the Mayflower, a group of men--led by a one-armed ex-pirate, an epileptic aristocrat, a reprobate cleric, and a government spy--arrived in Virginia aboard a fleet of three ships and set about trying to create a settlement on a tiny island in the James River. Despite their shortcomings, and against the odds, they built Jamestown, a...

cena: 73,91
    
Savage Kingdom: The True Story of Jamestown, 1607, and the Settlement of America
 Why New Orleans Matters Tom Piazza 9780061124839

Every place has its history. But what is it about New Orleans that makes it more than just the sum of the events that have happened there? What is it about the spirit of the people who live there that could produce a music, a cuisine, an architecture, a total environment, the mere mention of which can bring a smile to the face of someone who has never even set foot there?

What is the...

cena: 65,79
    
Why New Orleans Matters
 My Soul Is Rested: Movement Days in the Deep South Remembered Howell Raines 9780140067538
The almost unfathomable courage and the undying faith that propelled the Civil Rights Movement are brilliantly captured in these moving personal recollections. Here are the voices of leaders and followers, of ordinary people who became extraordinary in the face of turmoil and violence. From the Montgomery Bus Boycott in 1956 to the death of Martin Luther King, Jr., in 1968, these are the peeople...
cena: 77,93
    
My Soul Is Rested: Movement Days in the Deep South Remembered
 The Storm: What Went Wrong and Why During Hurricane Katrina--The Inside Story from One Louisiana Scientist Ivor Va Mike Bryan Ivor Va 9780143112136
An epic of cutting-edge science and systemic bureaucratic failure, this book from an outspoken scientist and major figure in the Katrina disaster is a riveting narrative that brings expertise, passion, and a human viewpoint to Americas greatest natural disaster.
cena: 69,97
    
The Storm: What Went Wrong and Why During Hurricane Katrina--The Inside Story from One Louisiana Scientist
 Dixie Rising: How the South Is Shaping American Values, Politics, and Culture Peter Applebome 9780156005500
In one of the best portrayals of the South in years (Washington Post), the Atlanta bureau chief of the New York Times travels from catfish farms and neo-Confederate gatherings to casinos and country music festivals and examines the reasons behind the region s growing influence. Index.
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cena: 97,63
    
Dixie Rising: How the South Is Shaping American Values, Politics, and Culture
 Political Culture and Secession in Mississippi: Masculinity, Honor, and the Antiparty Tradition, 1830-1860 Christopher J. Olsen 9780195131475
This groundbreaking study of the politics of secession combines traditional political history with current work in anthropology and gender and ritual studies. Christopher J. Olsen has drawn on local election returns, rural newspapers, manuscripts, and numerous county records to sketch a new picture of the intricate and colorful world of local politics. In particular, he demonstrates how the move...
cena: 535,57
    
Political Culture and Secession in Mississippi: Masculinity, Honor, and the Antiparty Tradition, 1830-1860
 Political Culture and Secession in Mississippi: Masculinity, Honor, and the Antiparty Tradition, 1830-1860 Christopher J. Olsen 9780195160970
This groundbreaking study of the politics of secession combines traditional political history with current work in anthropology and gender and ritual studies. Christopher J. Olsen has drawn on local election returns, rural newspapers, manuscripts, and numerous county records to sketch a new picture of the intricate and colorful world of local politics. In particular, he demonstrates how the move...
cena: 284,87
    
Political Culture and Secession in Mississippi: Masculinity, Honor, and the Antiparty Tradition, 1830-1860
 
Ever since its publication twenty-five years ago, "Myne Owne Ground" has challenged readers to rethink much of what is taken for granted about American race relations.
During the earliest decades of Virginia history, some men and women who arrived in the New World as slaves achieved freedom and formed a stable community on the Eastern shore. Holding their own with white neighbors...
cena: 217,73
    
"Myne Owne Ground": Race and Freedom on Virginia's Eastern Shore, 1640-1676
 Nat Turner: A Slave Rebellion in History and Memory Kenneth S. Greenberg 9780195177565
Nat Turner's name rings through American history with a force all its own. Leader of the most important slave rebellion on these shores, variously viewed as a murderer of unarmed women and children, an inspired religious leader, a fanatic--this puzzling figure represents all the terrible complexities of American slavery. And yet we do not know what he looked like, where he is buried, or even...
cena: 165,03
    
Nat Turner: A Slave Rebellion in History and Memory
 Landon Carter's Uneasy Kingdom: Revolution and Rebellion on a Virginia Plantation Rhys Isaac 9780195189087
Landon Carter, a Virginia planter, left behind one of the most revealing of all American diaries. In this astonishingly rich biography, Isaac mines this remarkable document--and many other sources--to reconstruct Carter's interior world as it plunged into revolution.
The aging patriarch, though a fierce supporter of American liberty, was deeply troubled by the rebellion and its threat to...
cena: 173,39
    
Landon Carter's Uneasy Kingdom: Revolution and Rebellion on a Virginia Plantation
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