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The History of Human Space Flight

Beginning with the invention of balloons that lifted early explorers into the stratosphere, Ted Spitzmiller describes how humans first came to employ lifting gasses such as hydrogen and helium. He traces the influence of science fiction writers on the development of rocket science, looks at the role of rocket societies in the early twentieth century, and discusses the use of rockets in World War II warfare.

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Entangling Migration History: Borderlands and Transnationalism in the United States and Canada

By including local, national, and transnational perspectives, the editors emphasize the value of tracking connections over large spaces and political boundaries and, in so doing, present rich new scholarship to the field.

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Calling Me Home: Gram Parsons and the Roots of Country Rock

The musically formative years of an American genius

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Indians and British Outposts in Eighteenth-Century America

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The U.S. Coast Guard's War on Human Smuggling

Puts a human face on both undocumented migrants and those who enforce policy

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In Katrina's Wake: The U.S. Coast Guard and the Gulf Coast Hurricanes of 2005

Meet the heroes of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita

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American Railroad Labor and the Genesis of the New Deal, 1919-1935

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Lucky 73: USS Pampanito's Unlikely Rescue of Allied POWs in WWII

A harrowing true story of capture, torture, shipwreck, and survival