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The Burdens of Progress, 1900-1929, Abrams, Richard M.
1 Abrams, Richard M. The Burdens of Progress, 1900-1929
Glenview, Illinois Scott Foresman & Co. 1978 067305778X / 9780673057785 First Edition Softcover Very Good- 
Card covers show edge wear, chipping, creasing. ; tight solid book, text unmarked; Scott, Foresman American history series; B&W Illustrations; 9.10 X 6.10 X 0.50 inches; 199 pages 
Price: 17.50 CDN
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Pacific Connections  The Making of the U.S.-Canadian Borderlands, Chang, Kornel
2 Chang, Kornel Pacific Connections The Making of the U.S.-Canadian Borderlands
Berkeley, CA University of California Press 2012 0520271696 / 9780520271692 First Paperback Edition Softcover Near Fine 
Card covers show slight wear.; A bright, solid book. As new; B&W Illustrations; 8.90 X 5.90 X 0.80 inches; 171 pages; "In the late nineteenth century the borderlands between the United States, the British Empire in Canada, and the Asia-Pacific Rim emerged as a crossroads of the Pacific world. In Pacific Connections, Kornel Chang tells the dramatic stories of the laborers, merchants, smugglers, and activists who crossed these borders into the twentieth century, and the American and British empire-builders who countered them by hardening racial and national lines. But even as settler societies attempted to control the processes of imperial integration, their project fractured under its contradictions. Migrant workers and radical activists pursued a transnational politics through the very networks that made empire possible. Charting the U.S.-Canadian borderlands from above and below, Chang reveals the messiness of imperial formation and the struggles it spawned from multiple locations and through different actors across the Pacific world. " 
Price: 22.95 CDN
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Not Above the Law  The Battles of Watergate Prosecutors Cox and Jaworski- A Behind-the-Scenes Account, Doyle, James
3 Doyle, James Not Above the Law The Battles of Watergate Prosecutors Cox and Jaworski- A Behind-the-Scenes Account
New York William Morrow & Co. 1977 0688031927 / 9780688031923 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
DJ shows some soiling, shelf wear with short tears, chipping. Small corner bump to top of back board. ; A tight solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped.; 9.10 X 5.90 X 1.50 inches; 420 pages; In the midst of the turmoil of the present (Donald Trump) administration, it might be advisable to educate oneself about the proceedings surrounding and the investigators involved in the resignation of Richard Nixon. 
Price: 24.95 CDN
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DANGEROUS NATION  AMERICA IN THE WORLD 1600-1900, KAGAN, ROBERT
4 KAGAN, ROBERT DANGEROUS NATION AMERICA IN THE WORLD 1600-1900
London ATLANTIC BOOKS 2006 1843545306 / 9781843545309 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
Only slight wear ; A bright, solid book, dustjacket in Mylar, unclipped. ; 9.29 X 6.54 X 1.97 inches; 5827 pages; From the DJ flap: "In this ground-breaking book Kagan sets the historical record straight and explodes some of the most powerful - and enduring - myths about America's attitude to the rest of the world. In the process Kagan reveals an America that is as ambitious as it is expansionist." Most Americans believe the United States had been an isolationist power until the twentieth century. This is wrong. In a riveting and brilliantly revisionist work of history, Robert Kagan, bestselling author of Of Paradise and Power, shows how Americans have in fact steadily been increasing their global power and influence from the beginning. Driven by commercial, territorial, and idealistic ambitions, the United States has always perceived itself, and been seen by other nations, as an international force. This is a book of great importance to our understanding of our nationís history and its role in the global community. 
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