The Sixties: Years of Hope, Days of Rage

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Sleeping Where I Fall: A Chronicle

In this intelligent memoir, actor Peter Coyote relives his 15 year ride through a fascinating period in American history illustrations.

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It's Not about the Bike: My Journey Back to Life

It is such an all American story A lanky kid from Plano, Texas, is raised by a feisty, single parent who sacrifices for her son, who becomes one of our country s greatest athletes Given that background, it is understandable why Armstrong was able to channel his boundless energy toward athletic end

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Black Awakening in Capitalist America: An Analytical History

A classic study of the Black Liberation Movement of the 1960s.

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A People's History of the United States

Library Journal calls Howard Zinn s iconic A People s History of the United States a brilliant and moving history of the American people from the point of view of those whose plight has been largely omitted from most histories Packed with vivid details and telling quotations, Zinn s award winning

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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West

Now a special 30th anniversary edition in both hardcover and paperback, the classic bestselling history The New York Times called Original, remarkable, and finally heartbreakingImpossible to put down Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee is Dee Brown s eloquent, fully documented account of the systema

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Les Américains

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Les Américains, tome 1 : Naissance et essor des Etats-Unis, 1607-1945

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The Perils of Prosperity, 1914-1932

Beginning with Woodrow Wilson and U.S entry into World War I and closing with the Great Depression, The Perils of Prosperity traces the transformation of America from an agrarian, moralistic, isolationist nation into a liberal, industrialized power involved in foreign affairs in spite of itself Wi

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One Nation Divisible: Class, Race, and Ethnicity in the United States Since 1938;Revised Edition

Since its birth the United States has been proclaimed a classless and unified nation, as typified by the myth of the American melting pot This book seeks to demonstrate that the reality is very different it is a country divided along the fault lines of class, race, and ethnic identity Beginning

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The Transplanted: A History of Immigrants in Urban America

an excellent broad overview Journal of Social History powerfully argued Moses Rischin imaginative and soundly based Choice Highly recommended Library Journal an outstanding major contribution to the literature on immigration history History a

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The Conquest of Cool: Business Culture, Counterculture, and the Rise of Hip Consumerism

While the youth counterculture remains the most evocative and best remembered symbol of the cultural ferment of the 1960s, the revolution that shook American business during those boom years has gone largely unremarked In this fascinating and revealing study, Thomas Frank shows how the youthful rev

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A Consumers' Republic: The Politics of Mass Consumption in Postwar America

In this signal work of history, Bancroft Prize winner and Pulitzer Prize finalist Lizabeth Cohen shows how the pursuit of prosperity after World War II fueled our pervasive consumer mentality and transformed American life.Trumpeted as a means to promote the general welfare, mass consumption quickly

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