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Aluminum Upcycled

Sustainable Design in Historical Perspective

by Carl A. Zimring

<p>Besides being the right thing to do for Mother Earth, recycling can also make money—particularly when it comes to upcycling, a zero waste practice where discarded materials are fashioned into goods of greater economic or cultural value. In ...

ISBN: 9781421421872

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America and the World

Culture, Commerce, Conflict

by Lawrence A. Peskin & Edmund F. Wehrle

<p>Although the twenty-first century may well be the age of globalization, this book demonstrates that America has actually been at the cutting edge of globalization since Columbus landed here five centuries ago.</p> <p>Lawrence A. Peskin and ...

ISBN: 9781421403366

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America at the Ballot Box

Elections and Political History

by Gareth Davies & Julian E. Zelizer

<p>Elections are, and always have been, the lifeblood of American democracy. Often raucous and sharply contentious, sometimes featuring grand debates about the nation's future, and invariably full of dramatic moments, elections offer insight ...

ISBN: 9780812291360

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America Bewitched

The Story of Witchcraft After Salem

by Owen Davies

<p>America Bewitched is the first major history of witchcraft in America - from the Salem witch trials of 1692 to the present day. The infamous Salem trials are etched into the consciousness of modern America, the human toll a reminder of the ...

ISBN: 9780191625152

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America in 1857

A Nation on the Brink

by Kenneth M. Stampp

<p>It was a year packed with unsettling events. The Panic of 1857 closed every bank in New York City, ruined thousands of businesses, and caused widespread unemployment among industrial workers. The Mormons in Utah Territory threatened rebellion

ISBN: 9780199879472

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America in European Consciousness, 1493-1750

by Karen Ordahl (ed.) Kupperman

ISBN: 9780807845103

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America in the Great War

The Rise of the War Welfare State

by Ronald Schaffer

<p>After such conflicts as World War II, Vietnam, and now the Persian Gulf, the First World War seems a distant, almost ancient event. It conjures up images of trenches, horse-drawn wagons, and old-fashioned wide-brimmed helmets--a conflict ...

ISBN: 9780199923311

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America in the World

The Historiography of American Foreign Relations since 1941

by Frank Costigliola & Michael J. Hogan

<p>This volume includes historiographical surveys of American foreign relations since 1941 by some of the country's leading historians. Some of the essays offer sweeping overviews of the major trends in the field of foreign/international ...

ISBN: 9781316020821

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America Walks into a Bar

A Spirited History of Taverns and Saloons, Speakeasies and Grog Shops

by Christine Sismondo

<p>When George Washington bade farewell to his officers, he did so in New York's Fraunces Tavern. When Andrew Jackson planned his defense of New Orleans against the British in 1815, he met Jean Lafitte in a grog shop. And when John Wilkes Booth ...

ISBN: 9780199752935

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America's Communal Utopias

by Donald E. Pitzer

ISBN: 9780807846094

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America's Dirty Wars

Irregular Warfare from 1776 to the War on Terror

by Russell Crandall

<p>This book examines the long, complex experience of American involvement in irregular warfare. It begins with the American Revolution in 1776 and chronicles big and small irregular wars for the next two and a half centuries. What is readily ...

ISBN: 9781139904131

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America's Failing Economy and the Rise of Ronald Reagan

by Eric R. Crouse

<p>This book examines one of the most important economic outcomes in American history—the breakdown of the Keynesian Revolution. Drawing on economic literature, the memoirs of economists and politicians, and the popular press, Eric Crouse ...

ISBN: 9783319705453

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America's Forgotten Colony

Cuba's Isle of Pines

by Michael E. Neagle

<p>America's Forgotten Colony examines private US citizens' experiences on Cuba's Isle of Pines to show how American influence adapted and endured in republican-era Cuba (1902–58). This transnational study challenges the notion that US ...

ISBN: 9781316727263

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America's Forgotten Pandemic

The Influenza of 1918

by Alfred W. Crosby

<p>Between August 1918 and March 1919 the Spanish influenza spread worldwide, claiming over 25 million lives - more people than perished in the fighting of the First World War. It proved fatal to at least a half-million Americans. Yet, the ...

ISBN: 9781107385931

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America's Middlemen

Power at the Edge of Empire

by Eric Grynaviski

<p>Throughout American political history, the US government has formed alliances with militias, tribes, and rebels. Sometimes, these alliances have been successful, dramatically reshaping the battlefield. But these alliances have also risked ...

ISBN: 9781108340496

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America's Political Inventors

The Lost Art of Legislation

by George W. Liebmann

<p>Recent American political developments, including the election of Donald Trump, reveal profound disquiet with the highly centralized political regime based on discretionary allocation of funds and powers to interest groups that has developed ...

ISBN: 9781786723017

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America's Vietnam War and Its French Connection

by Frank Cain

<p>That America was drawn into the Vietnam War by the French has been recognized, but rarely explored. This book analyzes the years from 1945 with the French military reconquest of Vietnam until 1963 with the execution of the French-endorsed ...

ISBN: 9781315459158

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America, Britain and Pakistan’s Nuclear Weapons Programme, 1974-1980

A Dream of Nightmare Proportions

by Malcolm M. Craig

<p>This book analyses US and UK efforts to shut down Pakistan’s nuclear programme in the 1970s, between the catalytic Indian nuclear test of May 1974 and the decline of sustained non-proliferation activity from mid-1979 onwards. It is a tale of ...

ISBN: 9783319518800

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America: From White Settlement to World Hegemony

by Victor Kiernan

<p>While there have been many analyses of American imperialism, both before and since, few have equalled the breadth or insight of this seminal text, one of the first to provide a historical perspective on the origins of the American empire. ...

ISBN: 9781783606009

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American Bandstand

Dick Clark and the Making of a Rock 'n' Roll Empire

by John Jackson

<p>&quot;I don't make culture, I sell it&quot; Dick Clark once remarked. Indeed, the man who reigned as host of <em>American Bandstand</em> for nearly four decades may not have invented rock 'n' roll, but he sold it to the American public better

ISBN: 9780190284909

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