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Florida's Past, Vol 3: People and Events That Shaped the State

by Gene Burnett

Virtually every month for fourteen years, Gene Burnett wrote a history piece under the title "Florida's Past" for Florida Trend, Florida's respected magazine of business and finance. This first volume of collected...


Florida's Past, Vol 2: People and Events That Shaped the State

by Gene Burnett

Full of essays dealing with Florida's history in Gene Burnett's easygoing style. Careful research and eclectic choice of topics make history good reading that educates and entertains. Each volume divides Florida's...


Florida's Past, Vol 1: People and Events That Shaped the State

by Gene Burnett

Virtually every month for fourteen years, Gene Burnett wrote a history piece under the title "Florida's Past" for Florida Trend, Florida's respected magazine of business and finance. This first volume of collected...


Dreamers, Schemers and Scalawags

by Stuart B. McIver

Florida has been the home of many unusual characters throughout the years. Meet Ned Buntline, Laura Riding, Wilson Mizner, Sam Jones, and many others. Storytellers, lawbreakers, movers and shakers, sportsmen,...


Spanish Pathways in Florida, 1492-1992: Caminos Españoles en La Florida, 1492-1992

by Ann L. Henderson

Florida served as one of the great meeting grounds of the planet, a place where peoples from Indian America, Latin America, Africa, the Caribbean and Europe converged. This book features essays in both Spanish...


Manhattan in Maps 1527-2014

by Paul E. Cohen, Robert T. Augustyn & Eric W. Sanderson

More than 400 years of history unfold in the pages of this lavishly illustrated volume, which presents sixty-five full-color maps of America's oldest major city. This is Manhattan's first atlas of historical...


Lincoln's Enduring Legacy: Perspective from Great Thinkers, Great Leaders, and the American Experiment

by Robert P. Watson, Frank J. Williams, William D. Pederson & Norman W. Provizer et al.

This collection of highly readable and accessible essays on Lincoln's legacy offers a wide array of perspectives on the enduring impact of the nation's greatest president on leaders, thinkers, and American history....


On Doing Local History

by Carol Kammen

This is the third edition of a book that has become a classic in the public history field. First published in 1986, revised in 2003, On Doing Local History offers not only discussion of practical matters, but...


Nifty Fifty State Facts for Fun! Book 2

by Wyatt Michaels

Geography games are rare, and games that aren't on pictures on flashcards are even rarer. That's why a nifty-fifty interactive book is such a great investment. There's a treasure trove of facts and information...


Nifty Fifty State Facts for Fun! Book 1

by Wyatt Michaels

Geography games are rare, and games that aren't on pictures on flashcards are even rarer. That's why a nifty-fifty interactive book is such a great investment. There's a treasure trove of facts and information...


The New York World's Fair, 1939/1940: in 155 Photographs by Richard Wurts and Others

by Richard Wurts & Stanley Appelbaum

Photographic tour of best-loved world's fair: the 700-foot-tall Trylon, the 200-foot-wide Perisphere, GM's Futurama ride, 3-D movies, Elektro the 7-foot-tall robot, artwork by Dali and Calder, much more. 155...


Memoirs, Episodes in New Mexico History, 1892-1969: Facsimile of 1969 Edition

by William A. Keleher

William A. Keleher always had an active curiosity and this made him an outstanding newspaperman and an indefatigable researcher of historical events. It led him into many intellectual adventures that resulted...


The Tennessee: The Old River: Frontier to Secession

by Donald Davidson

From the landing of Federal troops at the Tennessee-Ohio confluence to the new river of the TVA, whose dams "stand athwart the valley in Egyptian impassivity," this volume completes the story of the transformation...


Watergate: The Hidden History: Nixon, The Mafia, and The CIA

by Lamar Waldron

While Richard Nixon's culpability for Watergate has long been established—most recently by PBS in 2003—what's truly remarkable that after almost forty years, conventional accounts of the scandal still don't...


In The Boat With LBJ

by John L. Bullion

When Waddy Bullion refers to his experience working for LBJ as a tax attorney and business advisor, he calls it "being in the boat." LBJ was the captain; the crew either met his standards for effort and excellence...


The USA and The World 2013

by David M. Keithly

USA and the World endeavors to describe not only what happened, but to put events in the context of the past and to criticize policy actions as appropriate. The result goes deeper than most of what appears in...


Colonial Chesapeake: New Perspectives

by Debra Meyers & Melanie Perreault

Colonial Chesapeake: New Perspectives examines the Chesapeake region from historical, sociological, anthropological, archaeological, and literary perspectives. The anthology uses these perspectives to represent...


Pennsylvania Land Records: A History and Guide for Research

by Donna Bingham Munger

The genealogist trying to locate families, the surveyor or attorney researching old deeds, or the historian seeking data on land settlement will find Pennsylvania Land Records an indispensable aid. The land...


A Place to Remember: Using History to Build Community

by Robert R. Archibald

Well-known public historian Robert Archibald's personal exploration of the intersections of history, memory, and community reveals how we participate in the making and sustaining of community as well as how...


Maine: The Dynamics of Political Change

by Christian P. Potholm

A political insider for more than thirty years, Christian P. Potholm addresses the dynamics of political change in the Pine Tree State by using qualitative analysis and anecdotal situations.