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Coasting Schooner
Coasting Schooner

The Four-Masted Albert F Paul

Burgess, Robert H.

Relatively little has been recorded about the activities of the hundreds of coasting schooners that operated along the east coast of North America in the first part of the...


Best New Poets 2008
Best New Poets 2008

50 Poems from Emerging Writers

Strand, Mark

The only publication of its kind, this annual anthology is made up exclusively of work by writers who have not yet published a full-length book. The poems included in this...


Journal of a Residence in Chile during the Year 1822, and a Voyage from Chile to Brazil
Journal of a Residence in Chile during the Year 1822, and a Voyage from Chile to Brazil
Graham, Maria, Hayward, Jennifer

In 1821, Maria Dundas Graham sailed for South America on H.M.S. Doris, a ship sent to protect British mercantile interests in that volatile region. After her husband, the ship’...


Tigers and Sails and ABC Tales
Tigers and Sails and ABC Tales
Twiggs, Ruth

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Great Road Style
Great Road Style

The Decorative Arts Legacy of Southwest Virginia and Northeast Tennessee

White, Betsy

Linked historically, culturally, and geographically, the counties that make up southwestern Virginia and northeastern Tennessee are also connected by a shared decorative arts...


The Bastards
The Bastards
Juminer, Bertne

This is a novel of education: social, political, radical, and medical. The protagonist is collective, a group of medical students from French Guiana at the University of...


Exquisite History
Exquisite History

The Land of Wandering

The first of a three-volume project titled Exquisite History, The Land of Wandering offers a combination of art and poetry centered around desire, nostalgia, and the...


Character and Mourning
Character and Mourning

Woolf, Faulkner, and the Novel Elegy of the First World War

Penner, Erin

In response to the devastating trauma of World War I, British and American authors wrote about grief. The need to articulate loss inspired moving novels by Virginia Woolf and...


Almanac of Virginia Politics 2008
Almanac of Virginia Politics 2008
Travis, Toni-Michelle C.

Published since 1977 and updated every two years, the Almanac of Virginia Politics is the leading source of information on the legislative process and key players in...


The Blood of Paradise
The Blood of Paradise
Goodwin, Stephen

Stephen Goodwin's second novel is an emblematic tale of the sixties, of a sophisticated couple going back to the land. The restlessness that compels Anna and Steadman to move...


Thomas Jefferson American Humanist
Thomas Jefferson American Humanist
Lehman, Karl

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Jefferson the President
Jefferson the President

First Term, 1801-1805

Malone, Dumas

Dumas Malone’s classic six-volume biography Jefferson and His Time was awarded the Pulitzer Prize in history and became the standard work on Jefferson’s life.

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The View across the River
The View across the River

Harriette Colenso and the Zulu Struggle against Imperialism

Guy, Jeff

This narrative aims to show how after its conquest, the Zulu kingdom was destroyed by the imperial policies of divide and rule, and how the Colenso family, especially the...


Freedom Has a Face
Freedom Has a Face

Race, Identity, and Community in Jefferson's Virginia

von Daacke, Kirt

In his examination of a wide array of court papers from Albemarle County, a rural Virginia slaveholding community, Kirt von Daacke argues against the commonly held belief that...


Bibliography of New Orleans Imprints, 1764 - 1864

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The Papers of George Washington
The Papers of George Washington
Revolutionary War Series, vol. 28

28 August–27 October 1780

Washington, George

In late August 1780, Gen. George Washington was buoyed by expectations that French reinforcements would participate in an attack on New York City and that a southern army was...


Boston Furniture, 1700-1900
Boston Furniture, 1700-1900
Jobe, Brock, Ward, Gerald W. R.

New Perspectives on Boston Furniture gathers together nineteen essays first delivered at the Winterthur Museum’s 2013 Furniture Forum. It amply illustrates how research...


The Vulgarization of Art
The Vulgarization of Art

The Victorians and Aesthetic Democracy

Dowling, Linda

In this major reinterpretation of the Victorian Aesthetic Movement, Linda Dowling argues that such classic works of Victorian art writing such as Ruskin's Stones of Venice of...


The Struggle of Democracy against Terrorism
The Struggle of Democracy against Terrorism

Lessons from the United States, the United Kingdom, and Israel

Gross, Emanuel

Radically different from other struggles covered by the international laws of war, the war on terrorism continues to create new legal challenges and grave moral dilemmas for...


A Little Child Shall Lead Them
A Little Child Shall Lead Them

A Documentary Account of the Struggle for School Desegregation in Prince Edward County, Virginia

Daugherity, Brian J., Grogan, Brian

In the twentieth-century struggle for racial equality, there was perhaps no setting more fraught and contentious than the public schools of the American south. In Prince Edward...


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