History Of The Northwest Coast

Author: Hubert Howe Bancroft
Publisher: Theclassics.Us
ISBN: 9781230428543
Size: 54.75 MB
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: .

Two Years Before The Mast

Author: Jr. Dana
Publisher: Cosimo, Inc.
ISBN: 1616401494
Size: 72.83 MB
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Indeed, this work is important not only for its treatment of naval life but for its rare depiction of early California, both before and after the Gold Rush.

The Elusive Eden

Author: Richard B. Rice
Publisher: Waveland Press
ISBN: 1478635223
Size: 22.60 MB
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California is a region of rich geographic and human diversity. The authors of The Elusive Eden masterfully balance the varying environmental and cultural forces that have shaped the history of the most populous of the United States.

The Comanche Empire

Author: Pekka Hämäläinen
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300151179
Size: 13.78 MB
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A study that uncovers the lost history of the Comanches shows in detail how the Comanches built their unique empire and resisted European colonization, and why they were defeated in 1875.

Edgar Allan Poe

Author: Arthur Hobson Quinn
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421404915
Size: 10.20 MB
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Based on exhaustive research in the Poe family archive, Quinn extracts the life from the legend, and describes how they both were distorted by prior biographies. "