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Travels through the Middle Settlements in North-America in the Years 1759 and 1760
With Observations upon the State of the Colonies
Andrew Burnaby
The Reverend Andrew Burnaby embarked on a two-year tour of the American colonies in 1759. Originally published in 1775, his account of his travels includes commentaries about people, politics, taxes, trade, and remains a valuable primary source.



Medicine and Society in America
1660–1860
Richard Harrison Shryock
First published in 1960, Richard Harrison Shryock's Medicine and Society in America: 1660–1860 remains a sweeping and informative introduction to the practice of medicine, the education of physicians, the understanding of health and disease, and the...



Parties and Politics in America
Clinton Lawrence Rossiter



Lafayette in the Age of the American Revolution—Selected Letters and Papers, 1776–1790
December 7, 1776–March 30, 1778
Le Marquis de Lafayette
Volume I



Lafayette in the Age of the American Revolution—Selected Letters and Papers, 1776–1790
April 1, 1781–December 23, 1781
Le Marquis de Lafayette
Volume IV



Historical Sociology
Philip Abrams
This book argues that history and sociology share the same vital preoccupation: the desire to unravel the puzzle of human agency.



Lafayette in the Age of the American Revolution—Selected Letters and Papers, 1776–1790
January 4, 1782–December 29, 1785
Le Marquis de Lafayette
Volume V



American Odyssey
Haitians in New York City
Michel S. Laguerre
Caribbean immigrants have now become part of the social landscape of many American cities. Few studies, however, have treated in detail the process of their integration in American society. American Odyssey assesses the development and adaptation, in...



Native and Cultivated Conifers of Northeastern North America
A Guide
Edward A. Cope
This useful manual provides a means for easy identification of the native and cultivated conifers of northeastern North America. The territory covered is roughly eastern Canada and the northeastern fourth of the United States, from Maine south to the...



The American College and the Culture of Aspiration, 1915–1940
David O. Levine
The first in-depth history of higher education during the era in which colleges and universities became arbiters of social and economic mobility.



The State and American Foreign Economic Policy
How has the U.S. government made the nation's foreign economic policy over the last hundred years? Social scientists have traditionally presented the American state as relatively weak, its policies as directly reflecting the domestic balance of...



A Guide to the Birds of Costa Rica
Gary Stiles, Alexander F. Skutch
Costa Rica, a country of no larger than West Virginia, hosts more than 830 species of birds, more than in all of North Amerian north of Mexico. It may well be the only country in the world with as many bird species and habitats to be found in such a...



Rhetorical Power
Steven Mailloux
In this provocative and forcefully written book, Steven Mailloux takes issue with the validity of a number of distinctions commonly made in contemporary literary theory and cultural studies—distinctions between theory and cultural studies, reader and...









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