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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: 70,88
    
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: 63,13
    
Why New Orleans Matters
 The Great Deluge Douglas G. Brinkley Douglas Brinkley 9780061148491

In the span of five violent hours on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina destroyed major Gulf Coast cities and flattened 150 miles of coastline. But it was only the first stage of a shocking triple tragedy. On the heels of one of the three strongest hurricanes ever to make landfall in the United States came the storm-surge flooding, which submerged a half-million homes--followed by the human...

cena: 78,48
    
The Great Deluge
 Dixie Rising Pa 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: 93,53
    
Dixie Rising Pa
 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: 618,26
    
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: 384,12
    
Political Culture and Secession in Mississippi: Masculinity, Honor, and the Antiparty Tradition, 1830-1860
 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: 62,39
    
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: 165,89
    
Landon Carter's Uneasy Kingdom: Revolution and Rebellion on a Virginia Plantation
 New Orleans: A Cultural History Louise McKinney 9780195301366
Founded in 1718 by two French-Canadian brothers for French King Louis XIV, New Orleans grew from its roots as a Euro-Caribbean port city at the nexus of North, Central and South America. Situated at the bottom of the Mississippi River Delta, the city became "Paris on the Mississippi," the fashionable cultural capital of the American South, home to America's first opera house and birthplace of...
cena: 170,99
    
New Orleans: A Cultural History
 Away Down South: A History of Southern Identity James C. Cobb 9780195315813
From the seventeenth century Cavaliers and Uncle Tom's Cabin to Civil Rights museums and today's conflicts over the Confederate flag, here is a brilliant portrait of southern identity, served in an engaging blend of history, literature, and popular culture. In this insightful book, written with dry wit and sharp insight, James C. Cobb explains how the South first came to be seen--and...
cena: 78,33
    
Away Down South: A History of Southern Identity
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