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This collection features the voices of twenty Chief Executives, from George Washington's 1789 oration to the 2009 speech by Barack Obama. #doverthrift #inauguraladdress

This collection features the voices of twenty Chief Executives, from George Washington's 1789 oration to the 2009 speech by Barack Obama. #doverthrift #inauguraladdress

An Abraham Lincoln Tribute by Charles Turzak  From a humble backwoods cabin to the highest office in the land, this graphic art biography chronicles Abraham Lincoln's path from obscurity to immortality. Its thirty-six striking woodcuts, each accompanied by a brief caption, depict scenes from the life of the sixteenth president. Original and imaginative in their stark beauty, these images offer fresh perspectives on the familiar tale of Lincoln's progress from rail-splitter and...

An Abraham Lincoln Tribute

An Abraham Lincoln Tribute by Charles Turzak From a humble backwoods cabin to the highest office in the land, this graphic art biography chronicles Abraham Lincoln's path from obscurity to immortality. Its thirty-six striking woodcuts, each accompanied by a brief caption, depict scenes from the life of the sixteenth president. Original and imaginative in their stark beauty, these images offer fresh perspectives on the familiar tale of Lincoln's progress from rail-splitter and...

Confederate Lives by Gamaliel Bradford  The distinguished historian Gamaliel Bradford, Jr.--author of Lee, the American and other acclaimed Civil War biographies--offers portraits of eight key leaders of the Confederacy. Bradford's skills at compiling concise profiles are at their finest in these compelling sketches of prominent figures in the Southern Cause.Commanding officers include Joseph E. Johnston, the highest-ranking U.S. Army officer to resign and join the...

Confederate Lives

Confederate Lives by Gamaliel Bradford The distinguished historian Gamaliel Bradford, Jr.--author of Lee, the American and other acclaimed Civil War biographies--offers portraits of eight key leaders of the Confederacy. Bradford's skills at compiling concise profiles are at their finest in these compelling sketches of prominent figures in the Southern Cause.Commanding officers include Joseph E. Johnston, the highest-ranking U.S. Army officer to resign and join the...

The Shame of the Cities by Lincoln Steffens  This muckraking classic attacked corrupt election practices and shady dealings in businesses and city governments across the nation. Taking a hard look at the unprincipled lives of political bosses, police corruption, graft payments, and other notorious political abuses of the time, the book set the style for future investigative reporting.

The Shame of the Cities

The Shame of the Cities by Lincoln Steffens This muckraking classic attacked corrupt election practices and shady dealings in businesses and city governments across the nation. Taking a hard look at the unprincipled lives of political bosses, police corruption, graft payments, and other notorious political abuses of the time, the book set the style for future investigative reporting.

Seven Firefights in Vietnam by John A. Cash  Based on official U.S. Army records, these eyewitness chronicles of seven horrific battles offer an unparalleled glimpse of the day-to-day reality of the Vietnam conflict. From a fierce fight on the banks of the Ia Drang River in November 1965 to a May '68 gunship mission, these highly charged reports convey the heroism and horror of modern warfare.Each of these compelling narratives reflects events that took place throughout Vietnam...

Seven Firefights in Vietnam

Seven Firefights in Vietnam by John A. Cash Based on official U.S. Army records, these eyewitness chronicles of seven horrific battles offer an unparalleled glimpse of the day-to-day reality of the Vietnam conflict. From a fierce fight on the banks of the Ia Drang River in November 1965 to a May '68 gunship mission, these highly charged reports convey the heroism and horror of modern warfare.Each of these compelling narratives reflects events that took place throughout Vietnam...

Chronicles of the Crusades by Geoffrey Villehardouin  This book features two eyewitness accounts of the Crusades: Villehardouin's Chronicle of the Fourth Crusade and the Conquest of Constantinople and Joinville's Chronicle of the Crusade of St. Lewis. A pair of engrossing narratives by actual participants, these are among the most authoritative accounts available of the medieval Holy Wars. They recount terrifying scenes from the battlefields that recapture the...

Chronicles of the Crusades

Chronicles of the Crusades by Geoffrey Villehardouin This book features two eyewitness accounts of the Crusades: Villehardouin's Chronicle of the Fourth Crusade and the Conquest of Constantinople and Joinville's Chronicle of the Crusade of St. Lewis. A pair of engrossing narratives by actual participants, these are among the most authoritative accounts available of the medieval Holy Wars. They recount terrifying scenes from the battlefields that recapture the...

Army Life in a Black Regiment by Thomas Wentworth Higginson  This book — originally a series of essays — was written by a Union colonel from New England, in charge of black troops training off the coast of the Carolinas. It offers a refreshing portrait of life in the Union Army as the narrator captures the raw humor that develops among the men in combat.

Army Life in a Black Regiment

Army Life in a Black Regiment by Thomas Wentworth Higginson This book — originally a series of essays — was written by a Union colonel from New England, in charge of black troops training off the coast of the Carolinas. It offers a refreshing portrait of life in the Union Army as the narrator captures the raw humor that develops among the men in combat.

Three Great African-American Novels: The Heroic Slave, Clotel and Our Nig (Dover Books on Literature & Drama) by Frederick Douglass

Three Great African-American Novels: The Heroic Slave, Clotel and Our Nig (Dover Books on Literature & Drama) by Frederick Douglass

An Encyclopedia of Battles by David Eggenberger  Essential details of every major battle on land and sea in recorded history, from the first battle of Megiddo in 1479 B.C. to the Grenada conflict in 1984. Included: strategic situations, roles played by political/military leaders, troop numbers and training, tactics and objectives, casualties and losses and military/political consequences. Index. 99 illustrations.

An Encyclopedia of Battles

An Encyclopedia of Battles by David Eggenberger Essential details of every major battle on land and sea in recorded history, from the first battle of Megiddo in 1479 B.C. to the Grenada conflict in 1984. Included: strategic situations, roles played by political/military leaders, troop numbers and training, tactics and objectives, casualties and losses and military/political consequences. Index. 99 illustrations.

Famous Civil War Documents and Speeches by Bob Blaisdell  'We must have peace, not only in Atlanta, but in all America,' declared General Sherman to the civic leaders who protested against the evacuation and burning of their city. 'We don't want your Negroes, or your horses, or your lands, or anything you have, but we do want and will have a just obedience to the laws of the United States. That we will have, and if it involves the destruction of... #classiclit #doverthrift #civilwar ...

Famous Civil War Documents and Speeches

Famous Civil War Documents and Speeches by Bob Blaisdell 'We must have peace, not only in Atlanta, but in all America,' declared General Sherman to the civic leaders who protested against the evacuation and burning of their city. 'We don't want your Negroes, or your horses, or your lands, or anything you have, but we do want and will have a just obedience to the laws of the United States. That we will have, and if it involves the destruction of... #classiclit #doverthrift #civilwar ...

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