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Southwestern: A University's Transformation

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Southwestern University:

Our Product Number: 603865


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The New Eden: James Kilbourne and the Development of Ohio

By: Berquist Jr., Goodwin; Bowers, Paul C.

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Washington Island, WI, Jackson Harbor Press:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 602099


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The Age of Gold: The California Gold Rush and the New American Dream

By: Brands, H.W.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Doubleday:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 608800


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Tan boards with black spine imprinted in gold with title and author. Map on endpapers. SIGNED by the AUTHOR on thetitle Full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. 547 pages. Signed by Author. When gold was first discovered on the American River above Sutter's Fort in January 1848, California was sparsely populated frontier territory not yet ceded to the United States from Mexixo. The discovery triggered a massive influx as h... View more info

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

By: Burnett, Gene

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Sarasota, FL, Pineapple Press:

Our Product Number: 604363


280 pages. •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 people and events into Achievers and Pioneers, Villains and Characters, Heroes and Heroines, War and Peace, and Calamities and Social Turbulence •Many essays were originally published in Florida Trend—a bit of Florida history in e... View more info

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Portraits of the Pecos Frontier

By: Dearen, Patrick

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Lubbock, TX, Texas Tech University Press:

Our Product Number: 605125


358 pages. Forward by Elmer Kelton. View more info

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Franklin: America's "Lost State"

By: Gerson, Noel B

Price: $17.50

Publisher: New York, Crowell-Collier Pr.:

Our Product Number: 604091


Protected in a removable archival cover. . 167 pages View more info

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Kings of Texas: The 150-Year Saga of an American Ranching Empire

By: Graham, Don

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Wiley:

Our Product Number: 604398


304 pages. Kings of Texas is the sprawling saga of the larger-than-life characters who founded, built, and expanded the most famous cattle ranch in American history. Renowned Texas scholar, writer, and storyteller Don Graham weaves a compelling multigenerational family drama into the complex social history of South Texas. The result is an intricate tapestry laced with thrilling tales drawn from decades of conflict arising from the Mexican War, the Civil War, and countles... View more info

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900 Miles on the Butterfield Trail

By: Greene, A. C.

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Denton, TX, University of North Texas Press:

Our Product Number: 605843


No spine crease. Maps. 304 pages. "Remember, boys, nothing on God's earth must stop the United States mail!" said John Butterfield to his drivers. Short as the life of the Southern Overland Mail turned out to be (1858 to 1861), the saga of the Butterfield Trail remains a high point in the westward movement. A. C. Greene offers a history and guide to retrace that historic and romantic Trail, which stretches 2800 miles from the Mississippi River to the Pacific coas... View more info

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Grand Old Texas Theaters: That Won't Quit

By: Hall, Joan Upton

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Plano, TX, Republic of Texas:

Our Product Number: 605246


SIGNED by both AUTHORS. 284 pages. Signed by All Authors. The authors combed the state to locate the best of historical theaters that wont give up the ghost (sometimes literally). Their research and interviews showcase these theaters and preserve an important part of the history of performing arts in Texas. View more info

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Historic Ranches of the Old West

By: O'Neal, Bill

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Austin, Eakin Press:

Our Product Number: 603845


362 pages View more info

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The Amish on the Iowa Prairie, 1840 to 1910

By: Reschly, Professor Steven D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Baltimore, The Johns Hopkins University Press:

Our Product Number: 604420


288 pages. Center Books in Anabaptist Studies. The Amish on the Iowa Prairie, 1840 to 1910 tells the story of how the Amish integrated themselves into a mid-American society, even as they preserved their own culture. Steven D. Reschly traces the Amish in Iowa from their initial settlement in the 1840s, through the community's experiences at the close of the nineteenth century when the rural economy of the United States had matured, and into the early part of the t... View more info

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Jazz-Age Boomtown

By: Rodnitzky, Jerry; Rodnitzky, Shirley

Price: $10.50

Publisher: College Station, TX, TAMU Press:

Our Product Number: 604614


160 pages. Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Texas Photography Series. The 1920s oil boom changed every aspect of life in the sleepy town of Breckenridge, Texas - employment, social activities, housing, religion, and education - and with these changes came the beginnings of modern American culture. Jazz-Age Boomtown depicts the social history of small-town America and the oil boom phenomenon in a stunning photographic essay. Photographer Basil Clemons photographed not... View more info

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King Ranch Story Truth and Myth

By: Sizer, Mona D.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lanham, MD, Republic of Texas Press:

Our Product Number: 608296


Genealogical table. 234 pages. The King Ranch Story is the love story of an ambitious young man and his dream of creating a great empire on Texas land. It's about the love between a man and woman, Captain Richard King and his wife Henrietta Chamberlain, the driving force behind King's success. It's a story of passion and power and success on a scale never seen before on this continent. King began his great enterprise with 15,500 acres of arid land called Rincon de Santa ... View more info

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Pioneers, Peddlers and Tsadikim: The Story of the Jews in Colorado

By: Uchill, Ida Libert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Ida Libert Uchill:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 605423


SIGNED and dated by AUTHOR . 327 pages. Signed by Author. The Story of the Jews in Colorado would be no different from the story of the Jews in any other place in America, nor would it differ greatly from that of their non-Jewish neighbors, were it not for the unexcelled climate of the region. A natural stage was provided in the arid country for the Jews upon which they were to enact their ancient drama of Tsdokoh (righteousness), the traditional concept of charity that ... View more info

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Lone Star Justice: The First Century of the Texas Rangers

By: Utley, Robert M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 605232


370 pages. Signed by Author. From The Lone Ranger to Lonesome Dove, the Texas Rangers have been celebrated in fact and fiction for their daring exploits in bringing justice to the Old West. In Lone Star Justice, best-selling author Robert M. Utley captures the first hundred years of Ranger history, in a narrative packed with adventures worthy of Zane Grey or Larry McMurtry. The Rangers began in the 1820s as loose groups of citizen soldiers, banding together to chase Indi... View more info

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Friday Harbor Then and Now

By: Van Cleve, F. H.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Friday Harbor, WA, Longhouse Printcrafters and Publishers:

Our Product Number: 605516


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A Room for the Night: Hotels of the Old West

By: Van Orman, Richard A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press:

Our Product Number: 604131


162 pages View more info

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Tusculum College

By: Wheeler, Frank T.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing:

Inscription: Signed by Author

Our Product Number: 605326


Inscribed to previous owner, dated and SIGNED by the AUTHOR . 128 pages. (College History Series). Signed by Author. A few years prior to Tennessee’s induction into statehood, two pioneering Presbyterian ministers, Hezekiah Balch and Samuel Doak, both educated at the College of New Jersey (now Princeton), formed schools in the fledgling United States’ southwestern frontier, now known as East Tennessee. Besides enriching the early Scotch-Irish settlers’ spiritual li... View more info

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Defending the Borders: The Texas Rangers, 1848-1861

By: Wilkins, Frederick

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Austin, TX, State House Press:

Our Product Number: 604395


208 pages. The second book in this critically acclaimed series discusses many of Texas' indomitable characters such as Rip Ford, Sam Houston, and Sul Ross. View more info