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Archer, Richard

Summary: Perhaps nothing did more to foment anti-British sentiment than the armed occupation of Boston. This is Richard Archer's narrative of those critical months between October 1, 1768 and the winter of 1770 when Boston was an occupied town. Archer moves deftly between the governor's mansion and cobblestoned back-alleys as he traces the origins of the colonists' conflict with Britain. He reveals the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.3 ARC

Labunski, Richard E.

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Summary: "The Constitution is so exalted that many Americans fail to realize it was just barely approved as the supreme law of the land. In Virginia, the most influential state at the time, the debate over ratification developed into a titanic struggle between political heavyweights Madison and Patrick Henry"--Container.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2006

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McPherson, James M.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2002

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.7 MCP

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.733 MCP

Fischer, David Hackett

Summary: Six months after the Declaration of Independence, the American Revolution was all but lost. A powerful British force had routed the Americans at New York, occupied three colonies, and advanced within sight of Philadelphia.Yet, as David Hackett Fischer recounts in this riveting history, George Washington--and many other Americans--refused to let the Revolution die. Fischer's richly textured...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.332 FIS

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.332 Fischer

Jones, Howard

Summary: Jones provides a concise, incisive, and dramatic account of President Eisenhower's disastrous attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro. He deftly examines the train of missteps and self-deceptions that led to the invasion of U.S.-trained exiles at the Bay of Pigs.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 972.9106 JON

Patterson, James T.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 344.0798 PAT

Altschuler, Glenn C.

Contents: All shook up : popular music and American culture, 1945-1955 -- Brown-eyed handsome man : rock 'n' roll and race -- Great balls of fire : rock 'n' roll and sexuality -- Yakety yak, don't talk back : rock 'n' roll and generational conflict -- Roll over Beethoven, tell Tchaikovsky the news : rock 'n' roll and the pop culture wars -- The day the music died : rock 'n' roll's lull and revival --...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 781.5 ALT

Arsenault, Raymond.

Summary: They were black and white, young and old, men and women. In the spring and summer of 1961, they put their lives on the line, riding buses through the American South to challenge segregation in interstate transport. Their story is one of the most celebrated episodes of the civil rights movement, yet a full-length history has never been written until now. In these pages, acclaimed historian...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 323 ARS

Labunski, Richard E.

Contents: The Philadelphia Convention -- The reluctant candidate -- The road to Richmond -- The Virginia Ratifying Convention -- The ratification vote -- The anti-federalists fight back -- The election -- Madison introduces the Bill of Rights -- Congress proposes the Bill of Rights -- Ratification of the Bill of Rights.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2006

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 342.73 LAB

West, Elliott

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.83 WES