Weinstock's: Sacramento's Finest Department Store by Annette Kassis

By Annette Kassis

In 1874, David Lubin hung a provocative signal over a 10 via twelve-foot area at the nook of Fourth and ok Streets in Sacramento, California: "D. Lubin: One Price." therefore started the dry items shop that might evolve into Weinstock, Lubin, and Co., one in every of Sacramento's landmark companies and at last a local significant. whereas many Sacramentans will have in mind Weinstock's remarkable Christmas screens, the signature kid's milk bar and the gala openings of suburban shops at nation membership Plaza and dawn Mall, historian Annette Kassis is going past the storefront to discover the philosophy that positioned Weinstock's on the leading edge of commercial innovation. greater than a retail institution, Weinstock's one-hundred-year legacy introduced haute couture, revolutionary politics and the vanguard of modernization to California's Capital City.

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Chicano Popular Culture, Second Edition: Que Hable el Pueblo by Charles M. Tatum

By Charles M. Tatum

Chicano pop culture, moment Edition presents a desirable, well timed, and obtainable creation to Chicano cultural expression and illustration. New sections speak about track, with an emphasis on hip-hop and rap; cinema and filmmakers; media, together with the contributions of Jorge Ramos and María Hinojosa; and celebrations and different well known traditions, together with quinceañeras, cincuentañeras, and César Chávez Day.

 

This variation features:Chicanas within the Chicano circulate and Chicanos because the Chicano MovementNew fabric on renowned authors corresponding to Denise Chávez, Alfredo Vea, Luis Alberto Urrea, and Juan Felipe HerreraSuggested Readings to complement each one chapterTheoretical methods to pop culture, together with the views of Norma Cantú, Alicia Gaspar de Alba, Pancho McFarland, Michelle Habell-Pallán, and Víctor Sorell 

With transparent examples, an interesting writing variety, and invaluable dialogue questions, Chicano pop culture, moment Edition invitations readers to find and revel in Mexican American renowned culture.

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Legends, Lore & True Tales of the Chattahoochee (American by Michelle Smith

By Michelle Smith

The Chattahoochee hint in southeast Alabama and west Georgia is steeped in local, African and early American tradition--stories frequently deeply rooted in folklore. strange beasts reminiscent of the Kolowa, the Wampus Cat or even Bigfoot roam the world. Crossroads magic, hoodoo and Huggin' Molly make their houses within the storied zone. The local American trickster rabbit, the Nunnehi Cherokee watchers, the stories of the Indian mounds and the saga of Brookside force are perpetually etched in Chattahoochee lore. From the Creek wars to Indian elimination and Sherman's March to the ocean, the legends of "the Hooch" have left an indelible mark on Georgia and Alabama. subscribe to writer Michelle Smith as she finds some of the unfamiliar beings and myths that sing "the tune of the Chattahoochee."

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Seneca County and the Civil War (Civil War Series) by Walter Gable

By Walter Gable

notwithstanding countless numbers of miles clear of the dying and destruction of the battlefield, Seneca County, big apple, contributed greater than its percentage for the maintenance of the Union. Many courageous males left domestic to struggle, soreness hardships and casualties. John Hoster used to be captured in 1864 and held on the notorious Andersonville felony camp, and his magazine has supplied important perception into what squaddies held there continued. At domestic, Seneca farmers fed Lincoln's hungry military, and the legend of the Scythe Tree is a reminder of these who by no means again from conflict. After the battle, Waterloo's occasion in remembrance of fallen infantrymen used to be mimicked round the nation, and Waterloo is famous because the reliable birthplace of Memorial Day. neighborhood historian Walter Gable recounts the notable tale of Seneca County throughout the Civil War.

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Encyclopedia of Florida Indians by Donald Ricky

By Donald Ricky

there's a good deal of data at the local peoples of the us, which exists principally in nationwide courses. on account that a lot of local American historical past happened prior to statehood, there's a desire for info on local americans of the sector to totally comprehend the heritage and tradition of the local peoples that occupied Florida and the encompassing components. Encyclopedia of Florida Indians fills this void that exists in lots of library collections. Articles on tribes and international locations indigenous to, or linked to, the country and area are incorporated during this paintings. Biographies, everyday life and common topic articles of local americans are incorporated during this detailed set. Many recorded Indian Treaties with the govt of the U.S. from as early because the 1700s also are integrated during this work.

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The Annotated Works of Henry George: Progress and Poverty: 2 by Francis K. Peddle,William S. Peirce,Alexandra W. Lough

By Francis K. Peddle,William S. Peirce,Alexandra W. Lough

Henry George (1839–1897) rose to popularity as a social reformer and economist amid the commercial and highbrow turbulence of the overdue 19th century. His best-selling Progress and Poverty (1879) captures the ravages of privileged monopolies and the woes of industrialization in a language of eloquent indignation. His reform schedule resonates as powerfully at the present time because it did within the Gilded Age, and his impassioned prose and compelling idea encouraged such diversified figures as Leo Tolstoy, John Dewey, solar Yat-Sen, Winston Churchill, and Albert Einstein. This six-volume version of The Annotated Works of Henry George assembles all his significant works for the 1st time with new introductions, serious annotations, large bibliographical fabric, and finished indexing to supply a wealth of assets for students and reformers.

Volume II of this sequence offers the unabridged textual content of Progress and Poverty, arguably the main influential paintings of Henry George. the unique textual content is supplemented through notes which clarify the adjustments George made in the course of his lifetime and the various references he made to heritage, literature, economics, and public coverage. a brand new index augments accessibility to the textual content and key words. The introductory essay, “The Rhetoric and the Remedy,” through sequence co-editor William S. Peirce, offers an outline of the ancient context for George’s philosophy of economics and summarizes the argument of Progress and Poverty in the framework of the industrial theories of his day. It then appears at a few of the early reactions by means of best economists and opinion makers to George’s fervent and eloquent demand fiscal justice.

Henry George wrote Progress and Poverty so as to establish and get to the bottom of the nice paradox of contemporary commercial lifestyles. How was once it attainable for abject poverty, monetary instability, and severe financial inequality to co-exist with emerging productiveness and technological growth? He analyzed and rejected the generally held ideals that poverty necessarily from the legislation of economics or from a Darwinian fight for survival of the fittest. George concluded that on the center of this quandary used to be how society taken care of ordinary assets, in particular city land. He didn't succumb to the panacea of arbitrarily confiscating estate or taking from the wealthy to offer to the bad. George argued that taxes on effective hard work and capital can be vastly diminished. His “sovereign therapy” declared that public items should be accurately funded from the returns to land and different average assets. The actions of society as an entire supply land its worth. it truly is consequently either equitable and effective for the group to tax or recapture land values to help the actions of government.

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The Hunters of Kentucky: A Narrative History of America's by Ted Franklin Belue

By Ted Franklin Belue

The Hunters of Kentucky covers quite a lot of frontier life, from lifestyle and survival to wars, exploits, or even wildlife. the pioneers and their lives are profiled in biographical sketches, giving a wealthy sampling of the personalities interested by the USA' westward growth. writer Ted Franklin Belue's colourful, bright prose brings those long-forgotten frontiersmen to life.

  • Covers the yank invasion and settling of the Kentucky frontier
  • Includes such frontier personalities as Daniel Boone, John Redd, Michael Cassidy, and Nicholas Cresswell
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    Selling Sex in the Silver Valley: A Business Doing Pleasure by Dr. Heather Branstetter

    By Dr. Heather Branstetter

    as soon as the most important silver manufacturer on the planet, Wallace grew to become infamous for hard work uprisings, demanding consuming, playing and prostitution. As overdue as 1991, unlawful brothels brazenly flourished simply because locals believed that intercourse paintings avoided rape and reinforced the economic climate, as long as it was once regulated and constrained to a specific quarter of city. The madams loved exceptional prestige as influential businesswomen, neighborhood leaders and philanthropists, whereas in different places a starting to be aversion to the intercourse alternate drove red-light districts underground. Dr. Heather Branstetter�s study positive factors formerly unpublished archival fabrics and oral histories as she relates the intimate info of this not likely story.

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    River of My Ancestors: The Rio Grande in Pictures by Noel Fletcher

    By Noel Fletcher

    Take a trip alongside the wild and rugged Rio Grande.

    Beautiful photos trap the essence of the recognized river and its value within the arid Southwest. local New Mexican author/photographer Noël Fletcher offers kinfolk tales and insights approximately frontier life.

    Follow the Rio Grande via deserts, wetlands, and rocky cliffs. adventure usual wonders, together with volcanic lands and river rapids, and stumble upon natural world similar to snakes, wolves, cranes, and bighorn sheep.
    With a hundred+ notable colour photographs, the publication features:
    * writer biography
    * Wild West history
    * attention-grabbing evidence approximately New Mexico, neighborhood tradition, and lifestyles alongside the Rio Grande
    * the world’s greatest cottonwood forest
    * the mythical Rio Grande Gorge
    * Spanish colonial irrigation systems
    * Bosque del Apache nationwide flora and fauna Refuge
    * targeted flora and fauna and plants
    * Oral culture from Spanish settlers and kinfolk stories

    This desirable ebook combines brilliant images and the written observe to inform a residing background of the well-known Rio Grande and the gorgeous wilderness land of recent Mexico.

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    The Making of Modern America: The Nation from 1945 to the by Gary A. Donaldson

    By Gary A. Donaldson

    The 3rd variation of Dr. Gary A. Donaldson’s hugely winning textbook The Making of recent America, introduces scholars to the cultural, social and political paths the USA has traveled from the tip of WWII to the current day. whereas deftly cataloguing the sweeping alterations and significant occasions in the United States from “Dewey Defeats Truman” during the election of Donald Trump, this newly up-to-date version by no means loses contact with that American historical past happening on the point of the folk. This version info not only the us’ wealthy cultural heritage, yet elegantly repositions it as essential to our realizing of any component to this country’s prior. Donaldson presents a actual beginning for college kids after which pushes them to interpret these evidence, framing the discussions necessary to any whole learn of yank background.

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