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HMC346
$16.99  
Paperback, 576pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780395859964
The Journals of Lewis and Clark are "the first report on the West, on the United States over the hill and beyond the sunset, on the province of the American future” (Bernard DeVoto).   In 1803, the great expanse of the Louisiana Purchase was an empty canvas. Keenly aware that the course...
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HRW153
$18.95  
Paperback, Daniel J. Sharfstein, 640pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780393355659
“Beautifully wrought and impossible to put down, Daniel Sharfstein’s   Thunder in the Mountains   chronicles with compassion and grace that resonant past we should never forget.”―Brenda Wineapple, author of   Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848–1877 After the Civil...
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HRW152
$17.99  
Paperback, Kent Nerburn, 448pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780061136085
Hidden in the shadow cast by the great western expeditions of Lewis and Clark lies another journey every bit as poignant, every bit as dramatic, and every bit as essential to an understanding of who we are as a nation - the 1,800-mile journey made by Chief Joseph and eight hundred Nez Perce men,...
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PGW175
$17.99  
Hardcover, Julie Bertagna, 128pages, 7 x 10, ISBN: 9781930238947
John Muir led an adventurous life, starting with his wild and playful boyhood in Scotland to his legendary exploits in America, where he became an inventor, a global explorer, and the first modern environmentalist—and even made friends with a president! His heart was always in the outdoors and...
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LPP024
$12.95  
Paperback, M. A. Macpherson, 240pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781551051642
The American frontier in its early days was a rough place where only the tough survived. Gold and cattle were king, and many took up stealing the former and rustling the latter. Stage coaches and trains presented themselves for the taking. Billy the Kid, the Daltons, Jesse James, the Reno...
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RAN509
$19.99  
Paperback, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, 480pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9781426217173
With nuanced observations from the star author and historian, here are the celebrated journals documenting Lewis and Clark's legendary expedition into the uncharted American West, abridged into a single volume and translated into modern English. At the start of the 19th century, Meriwether...
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QRT025
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Hardcover, Michael Karl Witzel, 208pages, 8 x 10, ISBN: 9780760354179
When you open  Strange 66,  take a look beyond the all-American sheen to the seedy, creepy, and just plain weird stories behind America's Mother Road. Route 66 conjures images of an  innocent golden age of car travel : shiny V8s powering down hot, two-lane blacktop, sucking 20-cent-a-gallon...
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PGW257
$20.00  
Paperback, Carrie Gibson, 480pages, 6 x 9, ISBN: 9780802124319
Ever since Christopher Columbus stepped off the  Santa Maria  and announced that he had arrived in the Orient, the Caribbean has been a stage for projected fantasies and competition between world powers. In  Empire’s Crossroads , historian Carrie Gibson offers a vivid, panoramic...
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CBP016
$9.95  
Paperback, Robin Johnson, 48pages, 7 x 10, ISBN: 50
Discusses the California Gold Rush in American history, describing the first discovery of gold, prospectors, boomtowns, and how the gold rush changed the landscape of America.
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PGN292
$17.00  
Paperback, Daniel James Brown, 404pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780143125471
The #1  New York Times –bestselling story about American Olympic triumph in Nazi Germany and now the inspiration for the PBS documentary “The Boys of ‘36” For readers of  Unbroken , out of the depths of the Depression comes an irresistible story about beating the odds and...
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PGN284
$17.00  
Paperback, Charles C. Mann, 541pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781400032051
In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492.   Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre-Columbian Indians were not sparsely settled in a...
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PGN282
$20.00  
Paperback, Peter Nabokov, 528pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780140281590
From the author of  How the World Moves --the classic collection of more than 500 years of Native American History In a series of powerful and moving documents, anthropologist  Peter Nabokov  presents a history of Native American and white relations as seen though Indian eyes...
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HMC342
$15.99  
Paperback, Andrés Reséndez, 448pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: Andrés Reséndez
“Long-awaited and important . . . No other book before has so thoroughly related the broad history of Indian slavery in the Americas.”— San Francisco Chronicle “A necessary work . . . [Reséndez’s] reportage will likely surprise you.”—NPR “One of the most profound contributions to...
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STL295
$14.95  
Paperback, Joseph A. Citro, 288pages, 8 x 8, ISBN: 9781402778421
It may seem like clambakes, the Red Sox, and the Patriots define New England, but boy did the Pilgrims land in one very strange spot! These six states are filled with odd curiosities and bizarre legends, such as the elusive Vermont hum, the hibernating hill folk, hillside whale tales, and the...
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PGN239
$18.95  
Paperback, Andrea Wulf, 368pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9780307390684
From the bestselling author of  The Invention of Nature , a fascinating look at the Founding Fathers like none you've seen before. For the Founding Fathers, gardening, agriculture, and botany were elemental passions: a conjoined interest as deeply ingrained in their characters as the...
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IPS010
$14.99  
Paperback, Richard F. Fleck, 124pages, 5.5 x 8.5, ISBN: 9781941821466
No two persons in the United States have written with as much passion and power about the bond between human beings and the natural world as Thoreau of WALDEN and Muir of MOUNTAINS OF CALIFORNIA. For both, Native Americans best exemplified the innate need of the human spirit to merge with the...
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