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"An excellent treatise on Mississippi River steamboating, circa 1854 - 1863. A very well-done piece of the delightful Americana [that] give the reader the Proverbial "window" into the Life and Times of a unique and romantic chapter of our national History." (Amazon.com)
50 Core American Documents invites teachers and citizens alike to join in the American political dialogue. Edited by Christopher Burkett, Associate Professor of Political Science at Ashland University and Co-Director of the Ashbrook Scholar Program.
"A revelatory briefing on what sets the USMC apart and the consequences of its superiority during a postvCold War era when, for all the talk of peace dividends, the wider world remains an armed and dangerous place." (Kirkus Reviews)
"Part social history, part brash generational statement, part comeback story, A $500 House in Detroit "shines [in its depiction of] the 'radical neighborliness' of ordinary people in desperate circumstances" (Publishers Weekly)
A gripping New York Times bestselling autobiography by acclaimed author Hyeonseo Lee! "A picaresque tale of incredible, suspenseful, and truly death-defying adventures. Remarkable bravery fluently recounted." (Kirkus Reviews)
"A story of a simple people inspired by an ardent faith to a dauntless courage in danger, a resourcefulness in dealing with new problems, an impregnable fortitude in adversity that exalts and heartens when courage falters and faith grows dim." (Samuel Eliot Morison)
"This is an easy, pleasant, often touching read which gives a very interesting account of the Civil War as viewed by a man who saw it from its beginning to its end, always in the thick of the action." (Amazon.com)