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peter-o-lalor's picture
Aug.29.2012
Focusing on the impact on Constitutional interpretation, and the precedents that were established, during the early 1790s, The History of Virtue and Corruption: Western Civilization, from Athens to America, focuses on the much neglected, critical, and political developments, which have altered...
william-dietrich's picture
Feb.10.2010
The third volume in the Ethan Gage series, in which Ethan - after an unwise dalliance with Bonaparte's married sister -  is sent to the American West by Napoleon and Jefferson to spy on the British, investigate rumors of early Norse explorers, and keep an eye out for woolly mammoths. In short order...
john-y-cole's picture
Dec.16.2008
The popular, well-illustrated 103-page book, first published in 1993 and reprinted in 1998, provides basic information about the Library's history, collections and buildings. It is available for $11 only from the Library of Congress Sales Shop, Washington, DC 20540-4985. To order by credit card,...
robert-j-miller's picture
Mar.20.2008
Manifest Destiny, as a term for westward expansion, was not used until the 1840s. Its predecessor was the Doctrine of Discovery, a legal tradition by which Europeans and Americans laid legal claim to the land of the indigenous people that they "discovered." In the United States, the...
marc-leepson's picture
Feb.29.2008
A History of Monticello, focusing on what happened to the house after Jefferson died, and concentrating on the Levy family, which saved the house from ruin on two different occasions.
mark-london-williams's picture
Jan.17.2008
Fresh from a dangerous time-traveling mission, Eli Sands and his friends Clyne, the dinosaur, and Thea, the scholar from Alexandria, are thrown into nineteenth-century America. While Clyne is stranded alone, Thea and Eli pop up at the start of the Lewis and Clark expedition, where Thea is mistaken...