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Uriah Levy: Reformer of the Antebellum Navy (New Perspectives on Maritime History and Nautical Archaeology)

By: Ira Dye

Price: $39.95

Publisher: University Press of Florida: December 2006

Seller ID: 18165

ISBN: 0813030048

Condition: New


Uriah Levy's naval career spanned the age of sail to the era of steam-driven ironclads. As one of the few Jewish Americans in the U.S. Navy, Levy was the target of prejudice and was court-martialed six times for his response to perceived insults, yet he was the only Jew who reached the rank of Flag Officer. As an advocate for the enlisted soldier, he fought for and succeeded in putting an end to flogging in the Navy. As perhaps the first American historic preservationist, he bought and restored Jefferson's beloved but failing Monticello and opened it for public tours. In further tribute to his... View more info

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The Field of Blood: Violence in Congress and the Road to Civil War

By: Joanne B. Freeman

Price: $15.95

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: September 2018

Seller ID: 3674

ISBN: 0374154775

Condition: New


Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 480 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. With dust jacket. 480 p. Contains: Illustrations. Audience: General/trade. New condition, ships from Richmond, VA. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info

The Journals of Lewis and Clark (National Geographic Adventure Classics)

By: Meriwether Lewis,William Clark

Price: $13.95

Publisher: National Geographic: August 2003

Seller ID: 17636

ISBN: 079226620x

Condition: New


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A Line In The Sand: The Alamo in Blood and Memory

By: Randy Roberts,James S. Olson

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Free Press: January 2001

Seller ID: 18087

ISBN: 0684835444

Condition: New


In late February and early March of 1836, the Mexican Army under the command of General Antonio Lipez de Santa Anna besieged a small force of Anglo and Tejano rebels at a mission known as the Alamo. The defenders of the Alamo were in an impossible situation. They knew very little of the events taking place outside the mission walls. They did not have much of an understanding of Santa Anna or of his government in Mexico City. They sent out contradictory messages, they received contradictory communications, they moved blindly and planned in the dark. And in the dark early morning of March 6, th... View more info

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Andrew Jackson and His Indian Wars

By: Robert V. Remini

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Viking Adult: July 2001

Seller ID: 18121

ISBN: 0670910252

Condition: New


The removal of Native Americans to the Indian Territory beyond the Mississippi River remains one of the most controversial events in U.S. history, and the man most responsible and widely blamed for this policy is Andrew Jackson. Hailed by The New York Times as "the foremost Jacksonian scholar of our time", Robert Remini now turns his attention to the single most controversial aspect of Jackson's long career. The first history to trace Jackson's involvement in decades of Indian conflicts, this book takes us through Jackson's entire life, from his early years as an Indian fighter in South Caroli... View more info

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Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $11.95

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: January 1996

Seller ID: 17606

ISBN: 0684811073

Condition: New


Book is in new condition with clean text and tight binding except for a small tear (under one inch) in the dust jacket and mild shelfwear to dust jacket. Ships from Richmond, VA. NOT ex-library, BCE or remaindered. Order before 2PM EST any business day, we'll ship it same day with FREE tracking. Promise. View more info