Browse by Subject: History

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Counterfeit Gentlemen: Manhood and Humor in the Old South

Reveals how early nineteenth-century Southern humorists addressed the anxieties felt by men seeking to chart a new path between the old honor culture and the new market culture

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Slavery in Florida: Territorial Days to Emancipation

Painstaking research went into this comprehensive volume of slavery in Florida from 1821 to 1865. Using a wealth of historic documents, personal papers, slave testimonies, and census and newspaper reports, Rivers offers new insights into Florida's

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Final Countdown: NASA and the End of the Space Shuttle Program

Final Countdown is a story of lost dreams, new hopes, and the ongoing conquest of space. Pat Duggins is NPR's resident "space expert." With 50 b&w illustrations.

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Voyages, the Age of Sail: Documents in American Maritime History, Volume I, 1492–1865

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Voyages, the Age of Engines: Documents in American Maritime History, Volume II, 1865–Present

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Attack Transport: USS Charles Carroll in World War II

Tells the service history of the "Lucky Chuck," which earned six battle stars during WWII

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Merchant Mariners at War: An Oral History of World War II

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Glazed America: A History of the Doughnut

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The Circus Kings: Our Ringling Family Story

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Darwin's Illness