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Mr. Las Vegas Has a Bad Knee: and Other Tales of the People, Places, and Peculiarities of the Modern American Southwest

Smith, Martin J.
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(2017)  | 9781493028443 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 208pp
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Discover the Weird, Weird West For more than thirty years, journalist and authorMartin J. Smith traveled the American West, chasing offbeat stories that wereoften bizarre, always compelling, and at times profound. His journey throughthat oft-idealized and misunderstood landscape has made him a witness...

Artifacts from modern america.

Sheumaker, Helen.
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(2017)  | 9781440846823 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Objects of everyday life tell stories about the ways everyday Americans lived. Some are private or personal thingssuch as Maidenform brassiere or a pair of patched blue jeans. Some are public by definition, such as the bus Rosa Parks boarded and refused to move back for a white passenger. Some material...

The civil war and reconstruction eras : documents decoded.

Vile, John R.
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(2017)  | 9781440854286 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 308pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Both the Civil War and Reconstruction were pivotal moments in American history that have shaped race relations, perceptions of national power, and the relations between the national government and the states. Powerful political figures, who were often guided by lofty motives, found themselves caught...

Robert Love's Warnings: Searching for Strangers in Colonial Boston

Dayton, Cornelia H. Salinger, Sharon V.
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(2017)  | 9780812224047 | Univ of Pennsylvania Press | pbk. | book | 272pp
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In colonial America, the system of "warning out" was distinctive to New England,a way for a community to regulate those to whom it would extend welfare. RobertLove's Warnings animates this nearly forgotten aspect of colonial life, richlydetailing the moral and legal basis of the practice and the religious...

The new era of the 1920s : key themes and documents.

Olson, James S. Olson, James. , Gumpert, Mariah.
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(2017)  | 9781440860249 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 333pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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The 1920s, despite President Harding's "return to normalcy," were a time of both great cultural and social advancement as well as various forms of oppression in the United States. Bookended in history by two world wars, this period saw the rise of tabloid journalism and mass media; the banning and reinstatement...

The Western Delaware Indian Nation, 1730–1795: Warriors and Diplomats

Grimes, Richard S.
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(2017)  | 9781611462241 | Lehigh University Press | hbk. | book | 354pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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During the early eighteenth century, three phratries or tribes (Turtle, Turkey,and Wolf) of Delaware Indians left their traditional homeland in the DelawareRiver watershed and moved west to the Allegheny Valley of western Pennsylvaniaand eventually across the Ohio River into the Muskingum River valley....

Sex, Drugs, and Rock 'n' Roll: The Rise of America’s 1960s Counterculture

Cottrell, Robert C.
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(2017)  | 9781538111116 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 452pp
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Sex, Drugs, and Rock ‘n Roll: The American Counterculture of the 1960s offersa unique examination of the cultural flowering that enveloped the United Statesduring that early postwar decade. Robert C. Cottrell provides an enthrallingview of the counterculture, beginning with an examination of American...

When america liked ike : how moderates won the 1952 presidential election and reshaped american politics.

Donaldson, Gary.
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(2017)  | 9781442211766 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | vii, 137pp
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Paying Freedom's Price: A History of African Americans in the Civil War

Escott, Paul David. David Escott, Paul.
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(2017)  | 9781442255746 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 182pp | Availability last checked: 20/4/2017
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A History of African Americans and the Civil War provides a comprehensive yet brief and readable history of the role of African Americans--both slave and free--from the decade leading up to the Civil War until its immediate aftermath. Rather than focusing on black military service, the white-led abolitionist...

Massachusetts Disasters: True Stories of Tragedy and Survival

Pletcher, Larry.
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(2017)  | 9781493028764 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 232pp
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Facing Unimaginable Events With Courage It's only human to be fascinated bydisasters--and uplifted by reports of survival in the face of overwhelmingcircumstances. This book takes you back to Massachusetts' most catastrophicevents, vividly re-creating the moments that changed the state forever. Thetwenty-five...

North : finding place in alaska.

Decker, Julie.
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(2017)  | 9780295741840 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 304pp
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North: An Anthology of Place explores the various facets of Alaska through the lenses of exhibitions and artifacts at the Anchorage Museum and the words of a diverse selection of writers, curators, historians, anthropologists, and artists.

The bioarchaeology of social control : assessing conflict and cooperation in pre-contact puebloan society.

Harrod, Ryan P.
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(2017)  | 9783319595153 | Springer | hbk. | book | xix, 172pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Taking a bioarchaeological approach, this book examines the Ancestral Pueblo culture living in the Four Corners region of the United States during the late Pueblo I through the end of the Pueblo III period (AD 850-1300). During this time, a vast system of pueblo villages spread throughout the region...

Defining Memory: Local Museums and the Construction of History in America's Changing Communities

Adair, Joshua G. Levin, Amy K.
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(2017)  | 9781538107874 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 346pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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This updated edition of Defining Memory: Local Museums and the Construction ofHistory in America’s Changing Communities offers readers multiple lenses forviewing and discussing local institutions. New chapters are included in asection titled “Museums Moving Forward,” which analyzes the ways in...

Interpreting the Civil War at Museums and Historic Sites

LEVIN, Kevin M. , Levin, Kevin M.
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(2017)  | 9781442273689 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 136pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Public historians working at museums and historic sites focused on the Civil Warera are tasked with interpreting a period of history that remains deeplycontroversial. Many visitors have strong connections to historic sites such asbattlefields and artifacts as well as harbor strong convictions about...

Interpreting the Civil War at Museums and Historic Sites

LEVIN, Kevin M. , Levin, Kevin M.
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(2017)  | 9781442273696 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 120pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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Public historians working at museums and historic sites focused on the Civil Warera are tasked with interpreting a period of history that remains deeplycontroversial. Many visitors have strong connections to historic sites such asbattlefields and artifacts as well as harbor strong convictions about...

Border Odyssey: Travels along the U.S./Mexico Divide

Thompson, Charles D. Jr.
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(2017)  | 9781477314005 | University Of Texas Press | pbk. | book | 328pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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1. Evidence of Things Not Seen2. The Border Etched in Bones3. Traveling the Valley of the Shadow4. Two Kinds of Flight5. Of Roads, Fences, and Neighbors6. Boca Chica Sunset7. The Ghosts of Palmito Ranch8. El Ranchero9. Border Guards10. Brownsville Raids11. Rio Grande Guardians12. Progress?13. World’s...

The Jonesport Raffle

Gould, John.
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(2017)  | 9781608935543 | Down East Books | pbk. | book | 222pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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Beginning with the legendary story of a man in Jonesport (or was it Dexter orWaterford or Litchfield?) who raffled off his horse, which incidentally had beendead for some time, these twenty-nine tales cover the length and breadth ofMaine and extend back to the sixteenth-century fishing camps that were...

Al Capone and the 1933 World's Fair: The End of the Gangster Era in Chicago

Hazelgrove, William Elliott.
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(2017)  | 9781442272262 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 280pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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Al Capone and the 1933 World’s Fair: The End of the Gangster Era in Chicago isa historical look at Chicago during the darkest days of the Great Depression.The story of Chicago fighting the hold that organized crime had on the city tobe able to put on The 1933 World's Fair. William Hazelgrove provides...

Sharp knife : andrew jackson and the american indians.

Cave, Alfred A. Cave, Alfred.
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(2017)  | 9781440860393 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 241pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Contrary to popular belief--and to many textbook accounts--in 1830, Congress did not authorize the forcible seizure of Indian land and the deportation of the legal owners of that land. In actuality, U.S. President Andrew Jackson violated the terms of the Indian Removal Act of 1830, choosing to believe...

America's changing neighborhoods [3 volumes] : an exploration of diversity through places.

Ueda, Reed. , Ueda, Reed.
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(2017)  | 9781440828645 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 1277pp | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Race, ethnicity, and immigrants' lives and identity: these are all key topics that Americans need to study in order to fully understand U.S. culture, society, politics, economics, and history. Learning about "place" through our own historical and contemporary neighborhoods is an ideal way to better...

America's changing neighborhoods : an exploration of diversity through places.

Ueda, Reed.
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(2017)  | 9781440846267 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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America's changing neighborhoods : an exploration of diversity through places.

Ueda, Reed.
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(2017)  | 9781440846274 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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The historian's narrative of frederick douglass : reading douglass's autobiography as social and cultural history.

Felgar, Robert.
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(2017)  | 9781440843099 | ABC CLIO Inc. | pbk. | Annotated,  | book | 143pp | Availability last checked: 1/8/2017
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Frederick Douglas was a slave, then a free man. He was an abolitionist, a writer, and an orator who became a great social reformer and statesman. Perhaps even more important, he served as a powerful counter-example to white Americans who believed black people could not be their equals. Douglass dedicated...

America's changing neighborhoods : an exploration of diversity through places.

Ueda, Reed.
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(2017)  | 9781440846250 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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The Indigenous Peoples of Mesoamerica and Central America: Their Societies, Cultures, and Histories

CARMACK, Robert M.
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(2017)  | 9781498558969 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | hbk. | book | 154pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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In The Indigenous Peoples of Mesoamerica and Central America, Robert Carmackfocuses on K’iche’ natives of Guatemala, Masayan peoples of Nicaragua, andthe native peoples of Buenos Aires and Costa Rica. Starting with ChristopherColumbus’ proclaimed “discovery” of Central America, Carmack illustratesthe...

The Making of Modern America: The Nation from 1945 to the Present

Donaldson, Gary A.
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(2017)  | 9781538104453 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | 3 ed.,  | book | 472pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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The third edition of Dr. Gary A. Donaldson’s highly successful textbook TheMaking of Modern America, introduces students to the cultural, social andpolitical paths the United States has traveled from the end of WWII to thepresent day. While deftly cataloging the sweeping changes and major events inAmerica...

The Making of Modern America: The Nation from 1945 to the Present

Donaldson, Gary A.
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(2017)  | 9781538104460 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | 3 ed.,  | book | 472pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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The third edition of Dr. Gary A. Donaldson’s highly successful textbook TheMaking of Modern America, introduces students to the cultural, social andpolitical paths the United States has traveled from the end of WWII to thepresent day. While deftly cataloguing the sweeping changes and major events...

The historian's narrative of frederick douglass : reading douglass's autobiography as social and cultural history.

Felgar, Robert. , Felgar, Robert.
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(2017)  | 9781440846861 | ABC CLIO Inc. | hbk. | book | 143pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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Frederick Douglas was a slave, then a free man. He was an abolitionist, a writer, and an orator who became a great social reformer and statesman. Perhaps even more important, he served as a powerful counter-example to white Americans who believed black people could not be their equals. Douglass dedicated...

Race and Masculinity in Southern Memory: History of Richmond, Virginia’s Monument Avenue, 1948–1996

Barbee, Matthew Mace.
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(2017)  | 9781498564236 | Lexington Books c/- Rowman & | pbk. | book | 208pp | Availability last checked: 20/8/2017
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In Race and Masculinity in Southern Memory Matthew Mace Barbee explores the longhistory of Richmond, Virginia’s iconic Monument Avenue. As a network ofimportant memorials to Confederate leaders located in the former capitol of theConfederacy, Monument Avenue has long been central to the formation...

Cultures@SiliconValley: Second Edition

English-Lueck, J. A.
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(2017)  | 9781503600232 | Stanford University Press | hbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
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Since the initial publication of Cultures@SiliconValley fourteen years ago, muchhas changed in Silicon Valley. The corporate landscape of the Valley hasshifted, with tech giants like Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter vying forspace with a halo of applications that connect people for work, play,...

Cultures@SiliconValley: Second Edition

English-Lueck, J. A.
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(2017)  | 9781503602922 | Stanford University Press | pbk. | 2 ed.,  | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 17/10/2017
AUD 43.95 (inc. GST), AUD 39.95 (ex. GST),
Since the initial publication of Cultures@SiliconValley fourteen years ago, muchhas changed in Silicon Valley. The corporate landscape of the Valley hasshifted, with tech giants like Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter vying forspace with a halo of applications that connect people for work, play,...

Meadow lake : gold town.

Fatout, Paul.
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(2017)  | 9780253031150 | Indiana University Press | pbk. | book | 192pp | Availability last checked: 25/6/2017
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The inhabitants of Meadow Lake, California, dreamed as big as all the goldseekers of the far West, certain that their town, their mine was the "bigbonanza"—a place of legendary wealth that most prospectors believed reallyexisted somewhere. The dream took shape in 1865 when the Meadow Lake region ofeastern...

The Trump Phenomenon: How the Politics of Populism Won in 2016

Kivisto, Peter.
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(2017)  | 9781787143685 | EMERALD GROUP | pbk. | book | 139pp | Availability last checked: 20/9/2017
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On November 8, 2016, American voters surprised the world by electing a rankoutsider with no previous political experience, businessman and celebrity DonaldJ. Trump, to become the 45th President of the United States after one of themost divisive and contentious campaigns in recent history. In this short...

Cuba Libre: A 500-Year Quest for Independence

BRENNER, Eisner. Brenner, Philip. Eisner, Peter.
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(2017)  | 9780742566705 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 438pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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This timely book provides a balanced and deeply knowledgeable introduction toCuba since Christopher Columbus’s first arrival in 1492. With decades ofexperience studying and reporting on the island, Philip Brenner and Peter Eisnerprovide an incisive overview for all readers seeking to go beyond stereotypes...

Mountain Ranch

Crouser, Michael. Ehrlich, Gretel.
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(2017)  | 9781477312933 | University Of Texas Press | hbk. | book | 232pp
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"The ranches where Michael Crouser so affectionately captures these scenes tella story of staying power, of joy in the beauty of the world, of gratitude forthe working animals—the dogs and the horses—of midwifery and husbandry, ofseeing the seasons through. . . . It is a pleasure to be brought into...

Shades of Green: Irish Regiments, American Soldiers, and Local Communities in the Civil War Era

Keating, Ryan. Keating, Ryan W.
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(2017)  | 9780823276592 | Fordham University Press | hbk. | book | 328pp
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Drawing on records of about 5,500 soldiers and veterans, Shades of Green tracesthe organization of Irish regiments from the perspective of local communities inConnecticut, Illinois, and Wisconsin and the relationships between soldiers andthe home front. Research on the impact of the Civil War on Irish...

Shades of Green: Irish Regiments, American Soldiers, and Local Communities in the Civil War Era

Keating, Ryan. Keating, Ryan W.
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(2017)  | 9780823276608 | Fordham University Press | pbk. | book | 328pp
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Drawing on records of about 5,500 soldiers and veterans, Shades of Green tracesthe organization of Irish regiments from the perspective of local communities inConnecticut, Illinois, and Wisconsin and the relationships between soldiers andthe home front. Research on the impact of the Civil War on Irish...

Outline of U.S. History.

Clack, George. Sola, Neely Mildred. Hamby, Alonzo.
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(2017)  | 9781604564952 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | pbk. | book | 279pp
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This is a publication of the U.S. Department of State. The first edition (1949-50) was produced under the editorship of Francis Whitney, first of the State Department Office of International Information and later of the U.S. Information Agency. Richard Hofstadter, professor of history at Columbia University,...

Cuba Libre: A 500-Year Quest for Independence

Eisner, Peter. Brenner, Philip.
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(2017)  | 9780742566699 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | hbk. | book | 438pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
AUD 144.95 (inc. GST), AUD 131.77 (ex. GST),
This timely book provides a balanced and deeply knowledgeable introduction toCuba since Christopher Columbus’s first arrival in 1492. With decades ofexperience studying and reporting on the island, Philip Brenner and Peter Eisnerprovide an incisive overview for all readers seeking to go beyond stereotypes...

Canada 2017-2018

Thompson, Wayne C.
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(2017)  | 9781475835106 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | 33 Revised ed.,  | book | 224pp | Availability last checked: 3/10/2017
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This is an annually updated presentation of Canada past and present. Thecontents in this volume are organized into sections dealing with ·Canada’sculture; ·Geography; ·people; ·history (from New France to the constitutionaldebates in the late 20th century); ·political system (including theconstitution,...

 

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