Browse by Subject: American

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From Sun Cities to The Villages: A History of Active Adult, Age-Restricted Communities

Judith Ann Trolander has written the first book-length history of the "active adult" lifestyle. Examining the origins, development, failures, and challenges facing these communities as the baby boomer population continues to age, she offers a truly original defense of a sometimes controversial aspect of American life.

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The Quotable Edison

Offers a wealth of Edison's insightful, enlightening, and sometimes humorous comments and witticisms on a wide range of subjects, from business to politics, from religion to nutrition, from advice to boys to opinions on women’s clothing.

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Kennedy v. Nixon: The Presidential Election of 1960

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Trailblazing Mars: NASA's Next Giant Leap

Fulfilling the dream as NASA prepares to send astronauts to Mars

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Interstate 95: The Road to Sun and Sand

A road trip through time down the eastern seaboard

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Interstate 81: The Great Warriors Trace

A road trip through history and the heart of the first frontier

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New York Longshoremen: Class and Power on the Docks

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Onramps and Overpasses: A Cultural History of Interstate Travel

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Americanization in the States: Immigrant Social Welfare Policy, Citizenship, and National Identity in the United States, 1908–1929

Americanization in the States offers a comparative history of social welfare policies developed in four distinct regions with diverse immigrant populations: New York, California, Massachusetts, and Illinois.

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Theology of Hate: A History of the World Church of the Creator