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Download Campaigns against corporal punishment: prisoners, sailors, by Myra Glenn PDF

By Myra Glenn

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Download The Napoleon of New York: Mayor Fiorello La Guardia by H. Paul Jeffers PDF

By H. Paul Jeffers

Compliment for H. Paul JeffersDiamond Jim Brady: Prince of the Gilded Age"One of the main exciting old enterprise narratives in contemporary reminiscence. the tale of this image of America's Gilded Age is full of such gusto and energy that even hardcore enterprise readers might be swept away."-Publishers Weekly"Superb historic biography of 1 of the extra colourful characters in American historical past . . . lively. . . . Jeffers deftly weaves jointly fascinating stage-setting causes of the age of robber barons, the crash of 1893, and that unforgettable period of unbridled wealth for the few in Nineties long island. As this extraordinary tale finds, Brady's lavish way of life embodies America's Gilded Age. hugely suggested for all libraries."-Library JournalAn sincere President: The lifestyles and Presidencies of Grover Cleveland"A well-written and well timed e-book that reminds us of Grover Cleveland's braveness, dedication, and honesty at a time whilst those characteristics are so missing in a lot of yankee politics."-James MacGregor Burns, winner of the Pulitzer Prize and nationwide e-book AwardColonel Roosevelt: Theodore Roosevelt is going to warfare, 1897--1898"A good-looking narrative of a very important interval within the profession of 1 of our country's such a lot colourful politicians."-Publishers Weekly

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Download California’s Channel Islands: The Archaeology of by Christopher S. Jazwa, Jennifer E. Perry PDF

By Christopher S. Jazwa, Jennifer E. Perry

California’s Channel Islands are a series of 8 islands that stretch alongside the state’s southern sea coast from Santa Barbara’s element notion to the Mexican border. renowned vacationer locations at the present time, those islands as soon as supported the various earliest human populations within the Americas; archaeological proof of maritime Paleo-Indian settlements at the northern islands dates again a few 13,000 years. The indigenous peoples of the islands—the Chumash of the northern islands and the Tongva of the southern islands—thrived into ancient occasions through depending upon the abundance and variety of marine and terrestrial assets on hand to them. California’s Channel Islands presents a definitive archaeological research of those targeted islands and their population, and is the 1st ebook to debate the islands and their peoples holistically instead of separately or by means of subgroup.

Tracing the human career of the islands from the earliest payment on the finish of the Pleistocene by means of marine-adapted foragers with refined stone device applied sciences to the tragic tale of old depopulation carrying on with into the 19th century, individuals talk about subject matters together with human cost styles on small and massive scales, prehistoric trails, using plant assets, and ceremonialism. additionally they tackle the choices that individuals made while faced with different and altering environments. by means of concentrating on precise points of human relationships with California’s Channel Islands via time, they inform a narrative of payment, subsistence, and formality at the coastal fringe of western North America.

This compendium of scholarship condenses many years of excavation and research right into a unmarried, illuminating quantity that might be essential for these attracted to the Channel Islands or New global historical past or archaeology.


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Download Bank Tellers Then and Now by Lisa Zamosky PDF

By Lisa Zamosky

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Download The Rural South Since World War II (History) by R. Douglas Hurt PDF

By R. Douglas Hurt

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Download Riverview Hospital staff manuals by Richard J. Wiseman PDF

By Richard J. Wiseman

3 employees manuals and handbooks from the adolescence of the Riverview health center for kids and early life, a groundbreaking psychiatric medical institution in Middletown, Connecticut. comprises the ABCD application, BLEU guide, and Sunburst instruction manual. those archival fabrics supply element that illuminates the therapy philosophy and techniques hired through the clinic employees through the hospital's formative years.

summary: 3 employees manuals and handbooks from the youth of the Riverview sanatorium for kids and early life, a groundbreaking psychiatric clinic in Middletown, Connecticut. contains the ABCD software, BLEU instruction manual, and Sunburst guide. those archival fabrics offer aspect that illuminates the therapy philosophy and strategies hired by means of the clinic employees throughout the hospital's youth

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Download Beautiful Stranger by Zoey Dean PDF

By Zoey Dean

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Download Southern Crossing: A History of the American South, by Edward L. Ayers PDF

By Edward L. Ayers

Edward L. Ayers huge historical past, Promise of the recent South, was once praised through the eminent historian Bertram Wyatt-Brown as "A paintings of often lovely beauty," who additional "The attractiveness and sensitivity that he achieves are average of few ancient works." Winner of the James A. Rawley Prize for most sensible booklet on American Race relatives from the association of yank Historians, and the Frank Lawrence Owsley and Harriett Chappell Owsley Award from the Southern ancient organization, and finalist for the 1992 nationwide ebook Award, the 1992 Pulitzer Prize for heritage, and the 1993 Southern ebook Award, Promise of the recent South proven Ayers as one of many most excellent students of the yankee South. Now, during this newly revised version, Ayers has distilled this impressive paintings to provide a good extra readable account of the recent South.Ranging from the Georgia coast to the Tennessee mountains, from the facility agents to tenant farmers, Ayers depicts a land of startling contrasts--a time of growth and repression, of latest industries and previous methods. Ayers takes us from distant Southern cities, revolutionized by means of the unfold of the railroads, to the statehouses the place Democratic "Redeemers" swept away the legacy of Reconstruction; from the small farmers, trapped into starting to be not anything yet cotton, to the recent industries of Birmingham; from abuse and intimacy within the kinfolk to tumultuous public conferences of the prohibitionists. He explores each point of society, politics, and the economic system, detailing the significance of every within the rising New South. here's the neighborhood Baptist congregation, the rustic shop, the tobacco-stained second-class railroad automobile, the increase of Populism: the teeming, nineteenth-century South involves existence in those pages. And principal to the whole tale is the function of race kinfolk, from alliances and friendships among blacks and whites to the unfold of Jim Crow legislation and disenfranchisement. Ayers weaves these types of info into the contradictory tale of the recent South, exhibiting how the quarter constructed the styles it used to be to persist with for the following fifty years.A bright portrait of a society present process the surprising disagreement of the guarantees, expenses, and outcomes of recent lifestyles, this can be an unforgettable account of the recent South--a land with one foot sooner or later and the opposite long ago.

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Download Russian Exploration in Southwest Alaska: The Travel Journals by James W. Vanstone, David Kraus PDF

By James W. Vanstone, David Kraus

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Download Murder and justice in frontier New Mexico, 1821-1846 by Jill Mocho PDF

By Jill Mocho

This quantity recounts 11 homicides in New Mexico in the course of the Mexican interval. In colorfully written vignettes, the writer explores the social and cultural tensions that erupted in deadly violence during this remoted Mexican territory. murder in frontier New Mexico was once the fruits of violence among relations, among buddies, and opposed to and through foreigners. the writer describes and analyzes the homicide, rationale, research, trial, and sentencing in every one case. Even in this distant frontier, civil specialists aggressively utilized their criminal instruments to deliver the violent offenders to justice, even if sentences have been not often completed. murder and its aftermath supply an intimate view of social and cultural heritage. The testimony of farmers, workers, and artisans unearths their fight to reside and prosper within the deserts and mountains of recent Mexico. previous each one bankruptcy is a case precis directory the homicide, investigators, alcaldes, prosecutors, defenders, attorneys, witnesses, and others.

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