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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

Hayes, Derek

Summary: Explores the U.S.'s past from a geographical perspective, presenting more than five hundred historical maps from collections around the world and discussing important events and cultural changes.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2007

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1 available in Oversize, Call number: OVS 911 HAY

Hinding, Andrea.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Donning Co. 1988

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 267.3973 HIN

Mann, Robert

Summary: America's Descent into Vietnam, Given by Dr. JamesE. Archer.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2001

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 959.7 MAN

Bourgois, Philippe I.

Summary: This study immerses the reader in the world of homelessness and drug addiction in the contemporary United States. The authors followed a social network of heroin injectors and crack smokers on the streets of San Francisco, accompanying them as they scrambled to generate income through burglary, panhandling, recycling and day labour.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of California Press 2009

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 305.9084 BOU

Contents: Letter to America / Francisco Alarcon -- Lawd, dese Colored chillum / Fareedah Allah -- Powwow / Carroll Arnett/Gogisgi -- Song of the breed / Carroll Arnett/Gogisgi -- Late bus (after a series of hold-ups) / Russell Atkins -- So Mexicans are taking jobs from Americans / Jimmy Santiago Baca -- There are black / Jimmy Santiago Baca -- The old man's lazy / Peter Blue Cloud -- The lovers of the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Wayne State University Press 1995

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 811.54 LET

Chaich, John

Summary: Queer Threads: Crafting Identity and Community showcases twenty-nine artists who are moving through the narrow space that is gay or straight, biological or social, craft and fine art and doing so explicitly through their work in fiber and textile. Loaded with gender connotations and power hierarchies, fiber-based handicrafts such as crochet, embroidery, knitting, macrame, quilting, and sewing...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ammo 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 746 CHA

Davidson, Abraham A.

Contents: Beginnings of American painting -- History of America in paintings -- Notable American portraits -- American natural landscape -- Americans at work and play -- Visionary tradition -- American urban landscape -- Nonobjective painting -- Painting in the 1960s.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Abrams, Harry N. 1974

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 759.13 DAV

Duram, Leslie A.

Summary: A work describing a course of action, based on the best research available, to improve the health of agriculture of today.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Nebraska Press 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 631.584 DUR

Lukacs, Paul (Paul B.)

Contents: Introduction: Doubtless as good -- Eastern dreams -- California gold -- Wine as booze -- First families -- Machines in the garden -- Small is beautiful -- Beyond California -- The Rise of American cuisine -- The World comes knocking.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2005

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.22 LUK

Shlaes, Amity.

Summary: It's difficult today to imagine how America survived the Great Depression--only through the stories of the common people who struggled during that era can we really understand it. These people are at the heart of this reinterpretation of one of the most crucial events of the twentieth century. Author Shlaes presents the neglected and moving stories of individual Americans, and shows how through...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins Publishers 2007

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.9 SHL

Wright, Stephen L.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stackpole Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.54 WRI

Ahearn, Allen.

Summary: A guide to market values of collectible books in the United States as of 2001, featuring alphabetically arranged entries that list the author, title, place and date of publication, and other information as needed, and including discussion of how to identify first editions of books.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Quill & Brush 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 002.075 AHE

Atterbury, Paul.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Miller's 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 745.1 ATT

Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne)

Summary: A powerful study of the women's liberation movement in the U.S., from abolitionist days to the present, that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders. From the widely revered and legendary political activist and scholar Angela Davis.--Publisher website.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Vintage Books 1983

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 305.4 DAV

DiConsiglio, John.

Summary: Looks at changes in how news is gathered and reported over the course of history, from newspapers and magazines to the Internet, shares perspectives on political bias, social media, hype, and other topics, and includes case studies, featureboxes, and activities.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Raintree 2011

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 071 DIC

Kudlow, Lawrence.

Summary: "The fascinating, suppressed history of how JFK pioneered supply-side economics, "--Amazon.com.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Portfolio 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 339 KUD

Morris, Dick.

Summary: Now, for the first time, Fox News political analyst and former Clinton advisor Dick Morris turns his sharpe eyed gaze on Hillary, the longtime first lady, current New York senator, and bestselling author.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReganBooks 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.929 MOR

Porter, Michael E.

Summary: "Health care in the United States and other nations is on a collision course with patient needs and economic reality. Rising costs, mounting quality problems, and increasing numbers of citizens without health insurance are unacceptable--and unsustainable. In Redefining Health Care, Michael E. Porter and Elizabeth Olmstead Teisberg set forth a new vision of the health care system in which every...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harvard Business School Press 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 362.1068 POR

Cohen, Adam (Adam Seth)

Summary: "One of America's great miscarriages of justice, the Supreme Court's infamous 1927 Buck v. Bell ruling made government sterilization of "undesirable" citizens the law of the land New York Times bestselling author Adam Cohen tells the story in Imbeciles of one of the darkest moments in the American legal tradition: the Supreme Court's decision to champion eugenic sterilization for the greater...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2016

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Israel, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harry N. Abrams 1999

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 709 Israel

Manchester, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 1980

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 973.917 MAN

Megellas, James.

Summary: What World War II Lieutenant Megellas's memoir lacks in narrative force and elegance it makes up for in its unvarnished contribution to the historical record. Megellas was a senior at Ripon College in Ripon, Wis. during the Pearl Harbor attack; barely six months later, he had reported for duty and soon was enlisted in the storied 82nd Airborne Division. Landing in Italy on the eve of the Anzio...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Ballantine Books 2003

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 940.5421 MEG

National Writing Project (U.S.)

Summary: This book addresses an important but long-overlooked area of educational reform-the need to improve the teaching and practice of writing. Sponsored by the nation's most respected organization concerned with writing in schools, Because Writing Matters shows what school leaders, teachers, and other educators need to do to develop effective writing programs at all grade levels. It offers action...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Jossey-Bass 2006

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