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Quelch's Gold: Piracy, Greed, and Betrayal in Colonial New England

By: Beal, Clifford

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Dulles, VA, Potomac Books Inc.:

Our Product Number: 605470


272 pages. In May 1704 an eighty-ton brigantine, the Charles, quietly slipped into the cove at Marblehead, Massachusetts. Her sudden and unexpected appearance, some ten months after she had left Marblehead under mysterious circumstances, started tongues wagging down at the docks and in the town’s dim, cramped, seafront taverns. During the following three weeks, a drama played out involving the crew of the Charles; her commander, John Quelch; and the colon... View more info

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The Genuine Article: A Historian Looks at Early America

By: Morgan, Edmund S.

Price: $13.45

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton & Co.:

Our Product Number: 606932


Deckle-edged. 315 pages View more info

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Storm over Texas: The Annexation Controversy and the Road to Civil War

By: Silbey, Joel H.

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press, USA:

Our Product Number: 606299


Full number line 1 3 5 7 9 10 8 6 4 2. 256 pages. Pivotal Moments in American History. In the Spring of 1844, a fiery political conflict erupted over the admission of Texas into the Union, a hard-fought and bitter controversy that profoundly changed the course of American history. Indeed, as Joel Silbey argues in Storm Over Texas, the battle over Texas marked the crucial moment when partisan differences were transformed into a North-vs-South antagonism, and the mo... View more info