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  • Democracy in America

    Alexis de Tocqueville
    $74.95
    Alexis de Tocqueville came to America in 1831 to see what a great republic was like. What struck him most was the country's equality of conditions, its democracy. The book he wrote on his return to France, Democracy in America, is both the best ever written on democracy and the […]
  • The World Before Us

    The World Before Us

    Tom Higham
    $69.95
    Fifty thousand years ago, Homo sapiens was not the only species of humans in the world. There were also Neanderthals in what is now Europe, the Near East, and parts of Eurasia; Hobbits on the island of Flores in Indonesia; and Denisovans in Siberia and eastern Eurasia. Tom Higham investigates what we […]
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    4 volume American History Collection

    Gordon Wood
    $249.95
    This 4 volume collection includes the following American History works by Gordon Wood: The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787 (Signed by Gordon Wood) - won the Bancroft Prize and the John H. Dunning Prize in 1970 Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815 (Signed by Gordon […]
  • The Oak and Serpent

    The Oak and Serpent

    comprehensive history of the O’Sullivan / Sullivan Clan
    $99.95
    The Oak and Serpent is a 718-page, comprehensive history of the O'Sullivan / Sullivan Clan, from its mythological origin as revealed in the ancient annals, through the Middle Ages, and up to the twenty-first century. A detailed history and genealogy of all the O'Sullivan sub-septs is provided, including the O'Sullivan […]
  • The Political Culture of the American Whigs

    The Political Culture of the American Whigs

    Daniel Walker Howe
    $69.95
    From 1834-1854, the Whigs were one of America’s two major political parties. Although dissolved just before the Civil War, the Whigs produced a number of prominent leaders, including Henry Clay and Abraham Lincoln, and advocated a program of economic modernization for America. Yet according to Howe: “Whiggery was as much […]
  • Lincoln Unbound

    Rich Lowry - SIGNED
    $79.95
    Revered today across the political spectrum, Abraham Lincoln believed in a small but active government in a nation defined by aspiration. All his life, he preached a gospel of work and discipline toward the all-important ends of self-improvement and individual advancement.  As a Whig and then a Republican, he worked to smash […]
  • Augustus

    Augustus

    E. S. Shuckburgh
    $69.95
    Augustus was perhaps the most successful ruler in history. He found his world on the verge of collapse. He evoked order out of chaos, established what was practically a new form of government without too violent breach with the past, breathed fresh meaning into old names and institutions, and could […]
  • The Radicalism of the American Revolution

    The Radicalism of the American Revolution

    Gordon Wood - SIGNED
    $79.95
    In a grand and readable synthesis of historical, political, cultural, and economic analysis, Gordon Wood describes the events that made the American Revolution. Wood depicts a revolution that was about much more than a break from England, rather it transformed an almost feudal society into a democratic one, whose emerging […]
  • Dante Santagata leather

    Dante: The Story of His Life

    Marco Santagata
    $69.95
    Marco Santagata's 'Dante: The Story of His Life' illuminates one of the world's supreme poets from many angles—writer, philosopher, father, courtier, political partisan. Santagata brings together a vast body of Italian scholarship on Dante's medieval world, untangles a complex web of family and political relationships, and shows how the composition of the 'Commedia' was […]

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