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The 50 States by Patricia Levy published by Parragon Publishing (2000) [Hardcover]

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Price: $1.95

Publisher: Parragon Publishing: January 2000

Seller ID: 43699

ISBN: B009OC5T9M

Condition: Used - Good


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Hidden in Plain View: A Secret Story of Quilts and the Underground Railroad

By: Jacqueline L. Tobin,Raymond G. Dobard

Price: $2.95

Publisher: Anchor: January 2000

Seller ID: 47055

ISBN: 0385497679

Condition: Used - Good


The fascinating story of a friendship, a lost tradition, and an incredible discovery, revealing how enslaved men and women made encoded quilts and then used them to navigate their escape on the Underground Railroad. "A groundbreaking work."--"Emerge" In Hidden in Plain View, historian Jacqueline Tobin and scholar Raymond Dobard offer the first proof that certain quilt patterns, including a prominent one called the Charleston Code, were, in fact, essential tools for escape along the Underground Railroad. In 1993, historian Jacqueline Tobin met African American quilter Ozella Williams am... View more info

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Don't Know Much About American History

By: Kenneth C. Davis

Price: $2.95

Publisher: HarperCollins: April 2003

Seller ID: 46591

ISBN: 0064408361

Condition: Used - Good


Was Columbus the first European in the Americas?What sport became more popular after the Civil War?Were the Little Rock Nine a rock-and-roll band? As best-selling author Kenneth C. Davis knows, history can be fun, fascinating, and memorable. When his don't know much about(R) history was published in 1990, it was a sensation. The book delivered a fresh take on history with its wit and unusual detail. Davis now does for young people what his earlier book did for adults. In his trademark question-and-answer style -- peppered with surprising facts, historic reproductions, and Matt Faul... View more info

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Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World

By: Liaquat Ahamed

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Penguin Press: January 2009

Seller ID: 47576

ISBN: 159420182X

Condition: Used - Good


Winner of the 2010 Pulitzer Prize With penetrating insights for today, this vital history of the world economic collapse of the late 1920s offers unforgettable portraits of the four men whose personal and professional actions as heads of their respective central banks changed the course of the twentieth century It is commonly believed that the Great Depression that began in 1929 resulted from a confluence of events beyond any one person's or government's control. In fact, as Liaquat Ahamed reveals, it was the decisions taken by a small number of central bankers that were the primary ... View more info

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The Giant Joshua

By: Maurine Whipple

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Western Epics: July 1976

Seller ID: 49019

ISBN: 0914740172

Condition: Used - Good


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