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  1. The Bizarre Careers of John R. Brinkley

    The Bizarre Careers of John R. Brinkley [Paperback]

    R. Alton Lee (Author)

    £14.50

    ISBN: 9780813195391
    Published by : University Press of Kentucky
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    By 1926, it seemed that John R. Brinkley's experimental rejuvenation cure - transplanting goat glands into aging men - had taken the nation by storm. Never mind that "Doc" Brinkley's medical credentials were shaky at best and that he prescribed me... .... Learn More
  2. Cahokia

    Cahokia: City of the Cosmos [Paperback]

    John E. Kelly (Author); James A. Brown (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

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    ISBN: 9781785708855
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
    Volume: 6
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    The large American Indian city of Cahokia sits amidst a diverse natural landscape within the larger central Mississippi river valley. Well positioned on the rich agricultural soils of the Mississippi river bottomlands of the Amercan Bottom it is ... .... Learn More
  3. Extracting Stone

    Extracting Stone: The Archaeology of Quarry Landscapes [Paperback]

    Anne S. Dowd (Author); Mary Beth D. Trubbitt (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781785706240
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: American Landscapes
    Volume: 5
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    This exciting new addition to the the American Landscapes series provides an in-depth account of how flintknappers obtained and used stone based on archaeological, geological, landscape, and anthropological data. Featuring case studies from three... .... Learn More
  4. Homestead

    Homestead: The Households of a Mill Town (2nd Edition) [Paperback]

    Margaret Byington (Author); Tom Waseleski (Author)

    £16.00

    ISBN: 9780822966845
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
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    Homestead, The Households of a Mill Town, was first published in 1910 as one volume in the classic Pittsburgh Survey, and describes daily life in a community that was dominated economically and physically by the giant Homestead Works of ... .... Learn More
  5. To Risk It All

    To Risk It All: The Capture of Fort Duquesne, and the Course of Empire in the Ohio Country [Hardback]

    Michael N. McConnell (Author)

    £27.00

    ISBN: 9780822946328
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    General John Forbes’s campaign against Fort Duquesne was the largest over-land expedition during the Seven Years’ War in America. While most histories of the time period include the Forbes Campaign as an aside, McConnell documents how and why... .... Learn More
  6. Paved Roads & Public Money

    Paved Roads & Public Money: Connecticut Transportation in the Age of Internal Combustion [Hardback]

    Richard DeLuca (Author)

    £25.95

    ISBN: 9780819573032
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Series: Driftless Connecticut
    Drawing on a wide array of primary material, civil engineer Richard DeLuca examines how land, law, and technology have shaped Connecticut and its transportation systems, including aviation, roads, bridges, ferries, steamboats, canals, railroads, e... .... Learn More
  7. "And So the Tomb Remained"

    "And So the Tomb Remained": Exploring Archaeology and Forensic Science within Connecticut's Historical Family Mausolea [Paperback]

    Nick Bellantoni (Author)

    £30.00

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    ISBN: 9781789255027
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Series: Studies in Funerary Archaeology
    Volume: 16
    Stone and brick tombs were repositories for the physical remains of many of Connecticut’s wealthiest and influential families. The desire was to be interred within burial vaults rather than have their wooden coffins laid into the earth in direct ... .... Learn More
  8. Duty, Honor, County

    Duty, Honor, County: The Life of Arthur McArthur Jr. [Hardback]

    A.K. Brackob (Author)

    £29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110247
    Published by : Vita Histria
    On September 15, 1906 Arthur MacArthur Jr. became the twelfth man in the history of the United States Army to be awarded the rank of Lieutenant General, the highest rank in the Army up to that time. This great honor, which marked the culmination o... .... Learn More
  9. Wealth, Waste, and  Alienation

    Wealth, Waste, and Alienation: Growth and Decline in the Connellsville Coke Industry [Paperback]

    Kenneth Warren (Author)

    £21.50

    ISBN: 9780822966210
    Published by : University of Pittsburgh Press
    The southwestern Pennsylvania town of Connellsville lay in the middle of a massive reserve of high quality coal. Connellsville coal was so soft and easily worked that one man and a boy could cut and load ten tons of it in ten hours. This region be... .... Learn More
  10. Forgotten Voices

    Forgotten Voices: The Hidden History of a New England Meetinghouse [Paperback]

    Carolyn Wakeman (Author)

    £18.50

    ISBN: 9780819579232
    Published by : Wesleyan University Press
    Told through the words of those whose lives the meetinghouse shaped, Facing the Past uncovers a hidden past. It begins with the displacement of Indigenous people in the area before Europeans arrived, continues with disputes over worship and witchc... .... Learn More

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