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The Fabric of America: How Our Borders and Boundaries Shaped the Country and ...

Andro Linklater - History - 2009 - 336 pages
Linklater opens with America's greatest surveyor, Andrew Ellicott, measuring the contentious boundary between Pennsylvania and Virginia in the summer of 1784; and he ends ...
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Cotton and Conquest: How the Plantation System Acquired Texas

Roger G. Kennedy - History - 2013 - 368 pages
This sweeping work of history explains the westward spread of cotton agriculture and slave labor across the South and into Texas during the decades before the Civil War. In ...
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Mr. Jefferson's Lost Cause: Land, Farmers, Slavery, and the Louisiana Purchase

Roger G. Kennedy - History - 2003 - 376 pages
Thomas Jefferson advocated a republic of small farmers--free and independent yeomen. And yet as president he presided over a massive expansion of the slaveholding plantation ...
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PrairyErth: (a Deep Map)

William Least Heat Moon - History - 1999 - 640 pages
Chronicles the author's eight-year research into the people, geology, legends, and history of a tiny cross-section of the Great Plains--Chase County, Kansas--to unearth some of ...
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Mountaineering Literature: A Bibliography of Material Published in English

Jill Neate - History - 1998 - 296 pages
Long established as a standard reference work worldwide, this is a thorough bibliography of all mountaineering books that are of practical use to climbers or for reading ...
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Ceremonies of Possession in Europe's Conquest of the New World, 1492-1640

Patricia Seed - History - 1995 - 199 pages
This work of comparative history explores the array of ceremonies that the English, the Spanish, the French, the Portuguese and the Dutch performed to enact their taking ...
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