How The States Got Their Shapes

Author: Mr. Mark Stein
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061899860
Size: 28.58 MB
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How the States Got Their Shapes examines: Why West Virginia has a finger creeping up the side of Pennsylvania Why Michigan has an upper peninsula that isn't attached to Michigan Why some Hawaiian islands are not Hawaii Why Texas and ...

American Panic

Author: Mark Stein
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1137464178
Size: 74.20 MB
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This book also devotes chapters to African Americans, Native Americans, Catholics, Mormons, Jews, Chinese and Japanese peoples, Communists, Capitalists, women, and a highly turbulent but largely forgotten panic over Freemasons.

Speaking American

Author: Josh Katz
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0544702522
Size: 67.57 MB
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Now a graphics editor, Katz harnessed the overwhelming response to that quiz to create Speaking American, an extraordinary and beautiful tour through the American vernacular. How do you pronounce "pecan"?

The Gypsy Saw Two Lives

Author: Rodica Mihalis
Publisher: Strategic Book Publishing
ISBN: 1618974912
Size: 45.86 MB
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Chronicles the defection & acculturation of a Romanian woman. She describes life under a totalitarian regime & adapting to freedom.

Lost States

Author: Michael J. Trinklein
ISBN: 9781306914949
Size: 57.75 MB
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Accompanying these tales are beautifully rendered maps detailing the proposed state boundaries, plus images of real-life artifacts and ephemera. Welcome to the world of "Lost States"!

The State Of Jefferson

Author: Bernita Tickner
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
ISBN: 9780738547695
Size: 23.98 MB
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As early as 1852, the hardy settlers of the self -proclaimed State of Jefferson began to rally against the California and Oregon governments.

Rebel Cities From The Right To The City To The Urban Revolution

Author: David Harvey
Publisher: Verso Books
ISBN: 1844678822
Size: 64.80 MB
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Explores cities as the origin of revolutionary politics, where social and political issues are always at the surface, using examples from such cities as New York City and Mumbai to examine how they can be better ecologically reorganized.

Vice Capades

Author: Mark Stein
Publisher: U of Nebraska Press
ISBN: 1612349277
Size: 37.37 MB
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From outlawing bowling in colonial America to regulating violent video games and synthetic drugs today, Mark Stein's Vice Capades examines the nation's relationship with the actions, attitudes, and antics that have defined morality.