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A Hundred Little Hitlers the Death of a Black Man, the Trial of a White Racist, and the Rise of the Neo-Nazi Movement in America

By: Langer, Elinor

Price: $11.50

Publisher: New York, Metropolitan Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003361


On Saturday, November 12, 1988, a group of Portland, Oregon skinheads known as East Side White Pride met for an afternoon of beer and racial banter. That night, they handed out white supremacist newspapers, went to a party, and got thrown out of a friend's apartment. A short while later, three of the skinheads encountered three Ethiopians; a street fight broke out and Kenneth Mieske brutally beat Mulugeta Seraw with a bat. In the early morning hours, Seraw died. Drawing ... View more info

Richmond Burning; The Last Days of the Confederate Capital

By: Lankford, Nelson

Price: $9.66

Publisher: New York, NY, Viking Penguin: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003852


This is a fascinating book on history, meticulously researched by Nelson Lankford. He draws upon a treasure trove of diaries, letters, memoirs, and newspaper reports to create a narrative of novelistic immediacy that relives the experiences of the men and women, both black and white, who witnessed the tumultuous events that tore their city down. Includes the unforgettable scenes of Abraham Lincoln's voyage up the James River to the Confederate White House, and of Robert ... View more info

Taste of the States A Food History of America

By: Lee, Hilde Gabriel

Price: $18.40

Publisher: Charlottesville, VA, Howell Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 004472


The top edges of the jacket are slightly edgeworn and there is a 1' tear at the back gutter, repaired. There are two small worn spots on the jacket spine near the bottom; they are white. There are also two tiny worn spots on the bottom edge. ; This square cookbook 10" x 10", is a treasure. It includes 130 recipes from every state including Alaska and Hawaii! Along with the mouth-watering recipes are paintings by American artists reproduced in full color. The text... View more info

The Great Depression

By: Nishi, Dennis

Price: $9.20

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Greenhaven Press: 2001

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 4345


This is a very interesting book about The Great Depression. Written primarily for older children and teens, it walks one through a sort of timeline regarding how this began with Wall Street and progressed. It covers what presidents did and didn't do for the people, and documents how people got along, some men sleeping in the streets as they had nowhere else to go, having likely lost their home or apartment. Jobs were scarce, and some people committed petty crimes to end ... View more info

The Great Depression

By: Nishi, Dennis

Price: $9.20

Publisher: San Diego, CA, Greenhaven Press: 2001

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 004345


This is a very interesting book about The Great Depression. Written primarily for older children and teens, it walks one through a sort of timeline regarding how this began with Wall Street and progressed. It covers what presidents did and didn't do for the people, and documents how people got along, some men sleeping in the streets as they had nowhere else to go, having likely lost their home or apartment. Jobs were scarce, and some people committed petty crimes to end ... View more info

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Houdini: Art and Magic

By: Rapaport, Brooke Kamin

Price: $33.12

Publisher: Yale University Press: 2010

Edition: Unknown

Seller ID: 004441


The book is still in publishers shrinkwrap. This well-illustrated volume is a biography of Harry Houdini's life and work. Compiled in conjunction with the Jewish Museum, essays about Houdini are accompanied by interviews with novelist E. L. Doctorow, Teller, Kenneth Silverman, and more. One of Houdini's passions, aside from performing, was outing fake spiritualists. All is in this book with much more. ; B&W Photographs; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 280 pages View more info

The Trial of Mary Todd Lincoln

By: Rhodes, James A. and Jauchius, Dean

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, The Bobbs-Merrill Company Inc.: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 004475


Light wear at the spine ends with moderate to heavy wear at the corners. Also moderate wear to the front boards edges, light wear to the back board edges. ; Black quarter cloth with gold lettering on the spine. This fascinating book looks at Mary Todd Lincoln before and during her husband's presidency and after. Ten years after Lincoln's untimely death, she was arrested, taken into custody and brought into a courtroom in front of a jury already empaneled to judge her. Sh... View more info