Browse by Subject: American

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Big Dish: Building America's Deep Space Connection to the Planets

International politics, intrigue, and amazing scientific feats create the story behind NASA’s quest to communicate in deep space via the development of the massive communications grid built between remote sites in California, Spain, and Australia.

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Britain and America Go to War: The Impact of War and Warfare in Anglo-America, 1754-1815

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Myths of the Plantation Society: Slavery in the American South and the West Indies

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The Making of a Modern City: Philanthropy, Civic Culture, and the Baltimore YMCA

Explores the relationship among religion, government, business, and nonprofit organizations in the development of charitible activities and pre-new deal social welfare programs in an important American industrial city.

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Myth, Memory, and the Making of the American Landscape

Focusing on material culture, the authors in the collection explore the tensions that exist among various groups-elite landowners, the National Park Service, preservationists, minority groups-who compete for control over the interpretation of American pub

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The Search for Thomas F. Ward, Teacher of Frederick Delius

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Jewish Farmers of the Catskills: A Century of Survival

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The Life and Travels of John Bartram: From Lake Ontario to the River St. John