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The Human Tradition in Antebellum America

This new book consists of mini-biographies of 15 Americans who lived during the Antebellum period in American history. Part of The Human Tradition in America series, the anthology paints vivid...


Portraits of African American Life Since 1865

Portraits of African American Life since 1865 is an intimate study of the lives of 14 African Americans since the end of the Civil War. Written by established and rising scholars, these diverse...


The Human Tradition in America Since 1945

The period since 1945 has been one of enormous change and tribulation in the United States. The country emerged from World War II as a superpower, yet is still confronted by threats from abroad. On...


The Human Tradition in America Since 1945

The period since 1945 has been one of enormous change and tribulation in the United States. The country emerged from World War II as a superpower, yet is still confronted by threats from abroad. On...


Portraits of African American Life Since 1865

Portraits of African American Life since 1865 is an intimate study of the lives of 14 African Americans since the end of the Civil War. Written by established and rising scholars, these diverse...


The Mosby Myth

Confederate Colonel John Singleton Mosby (1833-1916) was only one of a number of heroes to emerge during the Civil War, yet he holds a singular place in the American imagination. He is the...


Anna Chennault

She held few government posts, yet she was a strong influence on the course of U.S.-Asian relations in the last half of the twentieth century. The Chinese-born wife of General Claire Chennault of...


Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Lives

These original biographical sketches provide an excellent introduction to both the contrasts and continuities of American women's experiences through nearly four centuries. Major subjects and themes...


Writing Against the Wind

This biography of Canadian journalist Zoe Bieler explores many of the historical and social issues that have confronted women in the twentieth century. Written by Bieler's daughter, anthropologist...


Writing Against the Wind

This biography of Canadian journalist Zoe Bieler explores many of the historical and social issues that have confronted women in the twentieth century. Written by Bieler's daughter, anthropologist...


Voices Unbound

Socrates. Virgil. Sir Francis Bacon. While over time, the concept of the great thinker has evolved and redefined itself, it has not evolved to formally include women in its exclusive circle of...


Ordinary Women, Extraordinary Lives

These original biographical sketches provide an excellent introduction to both the contrasts and continuities of American women's experiences through nearly four centuries. Major subjects and themes...


The Human Tradition in Antebellum America

This new book consists of mini-biographies of 15 Americans who lived during the Antebellum period in American history. Part of The Human Tradition in America series, the anthology paints vivid...


Undocumented in Latin America

Yamileth's own words. From start to finish, Undocumented in L.A.: An Immigrant's Story is testimonial literature at its best. This eye-opening work will show the reader the opposition and...


Women and Autobiography

Autobiography, as evidenced by best-seller lists, is one of the most popular literary genres. However, because critics have long dismissed it as subpar literature, little attention has been paid to...


The Human Tradition in the Civil War and Reconstruction

The Human Tradition in the Civil War and Reconstruction brings alive this decisive period in American history by taking the reader beyond the realm of generals, presidents, and the other towering...


Women and Autobiography

Autobiography, as evidenced by best-seller lists, is one of the most popular literary genres. However, because critics have long dismissed it as subpar literature, little attention has been paid to...


American Women in a World at War

This title brings together twenty-five writings by women who share their rich and varied World War II experiences, from serving in the military to working on the home front to preparing for the...


Women Reshaping Human Rights

In Women Reshaping Human Rights ,ordinary yet extraordinary women tell their stories, in their own words. Their deeds span continents and have profoundly affected millions worldwide.Readers will meet...


Gorbachev and Glasnost

Translations of 33 articles which first appeared in the Soviet press between 1987-1988. They provide an insight into issues such as foreign policy and economic reform under the presidency of Mikhail...


Dwight D. Eisenhower

Not only the lives of this century's presidents, but also the figures and events that surround them are covered by the works in this series. This particular volume covers the lives and times of...


Woodrow Wilson

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Carl Friedrich Gauss

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An Annotated Calendar of the Letters of Charles Darwin in the Library of the American Philosophical Society

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From Small Organic Molecules to Large

Herman Mark was internationally known for his research on the synthesis, structure, characterization, reactions, and properties of natural and synthetic polymers. In this volume he describes not only...


To See the Obvious

Arthur Birch, esteemed Australian organic chemist, was Professor of Organic Chemistry at Manchester, England, before returning to his home country to help establish the Research School of Chemistry...


Fifty Years of Free Radicals

This volume is the autobiography of Cheves Walling, famous American organic chemist and previously Professor of Chemistry at Columbia University and the University of Utah. Noted for his discoveries...


Fourth and One

With his Washington Redskins' crushing 37-24 victory over the Buffalo Bills in the 1992 Super Bowl, Joe Gibbs became one of the winningest coaches in Super Bowl history. In Fourth and One you will...


Irrepressible Reformer

Drawing from rare archival materials researched over a period of 15 years, preeminent Dewey historian Wayne Wiegand has produced the first frank and comprehensive biography of the man behind the...


George Moore

Traces the influences of London literary salons, Paris studios and cafes, Dublin drawing rooms, and Irish country houses and cottages on the works of George Moore. Notes the frequent changes in...