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Atkins, Annette
Each chapter of this innovative state history focuses on a telling detail, a revealing incident, or a meaningful issue that illuminates a larger event, social trends, or politics during a period in Minnesota's history. A three-act play about Minnesota's statehood vividly depicts the competing interests of Natives, traders, and politicians who lived in the same territory but moved in different worlds. Oranges are the focal point of a chapter about railroads and transportation: how did a St Paul family manage to celebrate their 1898 Christmas with fruit that grew no closer than 1,500 miles from their home? A photo essay brings to life three communities of the 1920s, seen through the lenses of local and itinerant photographers. The much-sought state fish helps to explain the new Minnesota, where pan-fried walleye and walleye quesadillas coexist on the same north woods menu.In "Creating Minnesota" Atkins invites readers to experience the texture of people's lives through the decades, offering a fascinating and unparalleled approach to the history of the state.
Minnesota Historical Press, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. . . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 087351596X
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Inventory #17792
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Hurst, A.A.
N.B. Rear board slightly marked and faded. Previous owners stamp on ffep. Head and tail of D/J spine chipped. Closed tear to bottom edge of front D/J. 160pp.
Hennel Locke Limited, 1960, Cloth, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: Poor. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #23425
Price: £ 12.50 GBP ($ 16.29 approx. - € 13.81 approx.)
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Edited By Colodny, Robert G.
288pp. N.B. Light foxing to foredge of pages. Some fading to D/J.
George Allen & Unwin Ltd, 1964, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First UK Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN:
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Inventory #28419
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 13.03 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Edited By Alexander, Hanan
This book presents an international, multicultural and interfaith forum concerning the philosophical, theological and practical foundations of ethics in spiritual education for a rapidly changing world.244pp.
Sussex Academic Press, 2004, Paperback, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Paperback Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1903900077
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Inventory #20773
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.55 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Thomas, Andrew Peyton
In this unauthorised biography, the most authoritative ever written about the controversial Supreme Court Justice, Andrew Peyton Thomas (no relation) explores Clarence Thomas' remarkable rise from a childhood of poverty in segregated Georgia to the nation's highest court. In his attempt to understand what drives the elusive and sometimes enigmatic Justice, the author located and conducted the first-ever interview with Clarence Thomas' father, as well as interviews with his mother, sister, and other relatives and friends. He follows Thomas up from Jim Crow and traces the important decisions of his youth -- why he chose not to become a Catholic priest, why he engaged in radical protests as a college student. We see Clarence Thomas in the full as a young lawyer in Missouri and then as a rising star in Washington. This book peels away all the cliches about its subject in giving us a vivid and balanced account of a remarkable American life. 661pp.
Encounter Books, 2001, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 1893554368
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Inventory #3905
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.77 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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