Citizens for Trump: The Inside Story of the People's by Jack Posobiec

By Jack Posobiec

electorate for Trump takes you behind-the-scenes of the people's circulate all through 2016 that elected Donald Trump to workplace, over the desires of Hillary Clinton, the institution of either Republican and Democrat events, and the mainstream media. Witness how social media used to be weaponized to chop during the narrative-driven information cycle. listen never-before-heard tales from front traces of the Trump revolution from anyone who lived it around the nation, and perhaps study a bit meme magic alongside the way.

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Vegas Gold: The Entertainment Capital of the World 1950-1980 by David Wills

By David Wills

An evocative, glamorous examine the golden years of Las Vegas, captured in additional than one hundred twenty five lush colour and black-and-white photographs.

"I love that city. No clocks. No locks. No restrictions."—Marlene Dietrich

The playground within the wasteland outfitted through the mob and reworked by means of Howard Hughes, the "fabulous, awesome madhouse," that's Las Vegas, Nevada, has lengthy been considered as the leisure Capital of the realm. through the post-war increase years, no position was once as attention-grabbing as Vegas. uncommon by way of thousands of colourful neon lighting, the sounds of rhumba tune, and the clink of silver funds, Vegas was once a leisure colony for Hollywood’s such a lot glamorous and a dream vacation spot for millions of normal american citizens.

Vegas Gold vividly showcases the glitz, glamour, and style of Sin City’s golden years, from the Fifties to the Eighties. An adoring ode to this final grownup playground, it celebrates the simplest of previous Las Vegas—the Sands resort, the Stardust, Fremont road, the Golden Nugget, the Riviera lodge, the wilderness lodge, and the Horseshoe—and its mythical headliners, together with Frank Sinatra, Marlene Dietrich, Elvis Presley, Liberace, Ann-Margret, Sammy Davis Jr., Eartha Kitt, Noel Coward, and naturally, the attractive Vegas showgirls. Framed by means of prices and brief essays that profile the marquee names that made Las Vegas the last word vacation spot, the mythical years of this magical urban survive in all their glory in Vegas Gold.

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Living with Lead: An Environmental History of Idaho's Coeur by Bradley D. Snow

By Bradley D. Snow

The Coeur d’Alenes, a twenty-five by way of ten mile component to the Idaho Panhandle, is domestic to at least one of the best mining districts in international historical past. traditionally the globe’s richest silver district and in addition one of many nation’s largest lead and zinc manufacturers, the Coeur d’Alenes’ legacy additionally contains environmental pollutants on an epic scale. for many years neighborhood waters have been fouled with tailings from the mining district’s a couple of hundred mines and turbines and the air surrounding Kellogg, Idaho used to be laced with lead and different poisonous heavy metals issuing from the Bunker Hill Company’s smelter. an analogous business strategies that broken the surroundings and harmed human overall healthiness, even if, additionally supplied monetary sustenance to hundreds of thousands of neighborhood citizens and a string of proud, working-class groups. Living with Lead endeavors to untangle the prices and merits of a century of mining, milling, and smelting in a small western urban and the zone that surrounds it.

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Old Charleston Originals: From Celebrities to Scoundrels by Margaret Middleton Rivers Eastman

By Margaret Middleton Rivers Eastman

previous Charleston Originals via prolific neighborhood writer Margaret Eastman revives tales from the Holy City's fantastic earlier. Preserved inside of those pages are stories from the swashbuckling early settlers, stories of the specific occasions thrown via Jockey membership, and the increase and fall of the maritime empire of George Alfred Trenholm, thought of the muse for the mythical blockade runner Rhett Butler. notice what triggered a close to bloodbath within the kingdom apartment, how decided Charleston women stopped a bulldozer, why a plantation domestic to be floated down the Cooper River and plenty of extra tales from Charleston's past.

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Carolina Cradle: Settlement of the Northwest Carolina by Robert W. Ramsey

By Robert W. Ramsey

This account of the payment of 1 phase of the North Carolina frontier -- the land among the Yadkin and Catawba rivers -- examines the method wherein the piedmont South used to be populated. via its creative use of thousands of resources and records, Robert Ramsey lines the stream of the unique settlers and their households from the time they stepped onto American seashores to their ultimate payment within the northwest Carolina territory. He considers the industrial, non secular, social, and geographical affects that led the settlers to Rowan County and describes how this frontier group was once prepared and supervised.

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Motives of Honor, Pleasure, and Profit: Plantation by Lorena S. Walsh

By Lorena S. Walsh

Lorena Walsh deals an enlightening historical past of plantation administration within the Chesapeake colonies of Virginia and Maryland, starting from the founding of Jamestown to the shut of the Seven Years' conflict and the tip of the "Golden Age" of colonial Chesapeake agriculture.

Walsh specializes in the operation of greater than thirty person plantations and at the judgements that giant planters made approximately how they'd run their farms. She argues that, within the mid-seventeenth century, Chesapeake planter elites intentionally selected to include slavery. sooner than 1763 the first cause of huge planters' debt was once their buy of capital assets--especially slaves--early of their careers. within the later phases in their careers, power indebtedness was once infrequent.

Walsh's narrative contains tales concerning the planters themselves, together with relations dynamics and relationships with enslaved employees. bills of private and family members fortunes one of the privileged minority and the fewer good documented debts of the ache, resistance, and low minor victories of the enslaved employees upload a private size to extra concrete measures of planter luck or failure.

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The Salem Witch Trials Reader by Frances Hill

By Frances Hill

Against the backdrop of a Puritan theocracy threatened through switch, in a inhabitants terrified not just of everlasting damnation yet of the earthly hazards of Indian massacres and recurrent smallpox epidemics, a small team of ladies denounces a black slave and others as worshipers of devil. inside years, twenty women and men are hanged or pressed to dying and over 100 others imprisoned and impoverished. In The Salem Witch Trials Reader, Frances Hill presents and astutely reviews upon the particular files from the trial--examinations of suspected witches, eyewitness debts of "Satanic influence," in addition to the testimony of these who retained their cause and defied the insanity. regularly drawing on firsthand records, she illustrates the ancient history to the witchhunt and indicates how the pains were represented, and infrequently distorted, through historians--and how they've got fired the imaginations of poets, playwrights, and novelists. For these occupied with the Salem witch trials, this is often compelling studying and the sourcebook.

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Contesting the Borderlands: Interviews on the Early by Deborah Lawrence,Jon Lawrence

By Deborah Lawrence,Jon Lawrence

clash and cooperation have formed the yankee Southwest for the reason that prehistoric occasions. for hundreds of years indigenous teams and, later, Spaniards, French, and Anglo-Americans met, fought, and collaborated with each other during this border zone stretching from Texas via southern California. To discover the region’s advanced earlier from prehistory to the U.S. takeover, this ebook makes use of an strange multidisciplinary process. In interviews with ten specialists, Deborah and Jon Lawrence speak about matters starting from war one of the earliest ancestral Puebloans to intermarriage and peonage between Spanish settlers and the Indians they encountered.

the students interviewed shape a exotic array of archaeologists, anthropologists, ethnohistorians, and historians: Juliana Barr, Brian hold up, Richard and Shirley Flint, John Kessell, Steven LeBlanc, Mark Santiago, Polly Schaafsma, David J. Weber, and Michael Wilcox. All converse forthrightly approximately advanced and debatable concerns, and so they accomplish that with minimum educational jargon and temporizing, bringing the main trustworthy details to endure on each topic they talk about. issues the authors handle contain the beginning and scope of conflicts among ethnic teams and the level of lodging, cooperation, and cross-cultural variation that still ensued. Seven interviews discover how Indians pressured colonizers to change their habit. all the specialists clarify how they take care of incomplete or biased assets to accomplish balanced interpretations.

because the authors indicate, no unmarried self-discipline presents an entire, actual historic photo. Spanish records has to be sifted for political and ideological distortion, the archaeological list is incomplete, and oral traditions erode and turn into corrupted over the years. via assembling the main articulate practitioners of all 3 ways, the authors have produced a booklet that might converse to normal readers in addition to students and scholars in numerous fields.

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Chandler (Images of America) by Jody A. Crago,Mari Dresner,Nate Meyers

By Jody A. Crago,Mari Dresner,Nate Meyers

Chandler is found 20 miles southeast of Phoenix and has been the house of leading edge, forward-thinking humans for lots of a long time. As Phoenix started to develop within the overdue nineteenth century, a tender veterinarian made up our minds to aquire numerous acres of the encircling land. Dr. Alexander J. Chandler took a number of enterprise gambles along with his new acquisition, and the 18,000 acres identified then as Chandler Ranch have been quickly break up into plenty and bought because the new city of Chandler. as soon as town used to be validated in 1912, Dr. Chandler trusted business agriculture and the recent, lavish San Marcos resort to draw new citizens. Later, Dr. Chandler introduced Frank Lloyd Wright to revamp downtown and construct a brand new resort. in the course of global battle II, a number of households and companies got here to the realm as a result of the new Williams Air strength Base. Following the warfare, high-tech companies and bioscience enterprises created a brand new economic climate in Chandler, which ended in a latest patchwork of people that signify Chandler today.

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Houston Heights (Images of Modern America) by Anne Sloan

By Anne Sloan

based in 1891, Houston Heights, one of many earliest and biggest deliberate groups within the nation of Texas, weathered the nationwide decline of city neighborhoods and has entered an period of progress, new development, and a denser use of its area. positioned nearly 3 miles from downtown Houston (the fourth-largest urban within the nation), Houston Heights is now leading genuine property. As townhomes, condos, and big house complexes stay equipped, the area�s �small-town believe� has develop into diluted. Houston Heights is suffering to keep up its walkability, citizens are attempting to stay hooked up to their friends, and preservationists are striving to avoid wasting its background. nearly every person who lives right here appreciates the quirkiness of the local, the visible influence of paintings that's a part of their day-by-day lives, the ethnic variety, and the dignity that citizens convey towards younger and the outdated. 3 urban of Houston old districts safeguard parts of the neighborhood�s conventional fabric.

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