||Daniel Walker Howe is a fine
and historian of ideas.
From the end of the War of 1812 through the first railroads and telegraphs, the Mexican-American War which shifted America's center of gravity to the slaveowning south. Meanwhile, evangelism, temperance (anti-alcohol) and anti-slavery movements stirred up the country.
|If you haven't read it yet, maybe now is a good time, and guess what, it's a best-seller which means Amazon is discounting it big. Accept no substitutes (esp. from anybody named Beck).|
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R.U.L. (ALEX) HV4046.N5330
R.U.L. (KLMR) HV4046.N6O4 1970
NYPL: IRH 84-343 IRGC (Five Points Mission, New York City. Old brewery) 7-IRGC (Five Points Mission, New York City. Old brewery) AZ 97-8471
P:$0.50+nj-tx; SBS 11/20/98 (v1,2)
Micrographic reproduction of the full 2nd Ed., OED, 1989.
Abridgement of OED (still 2500 large pages of smallish type).
Copyright 1998 by Hal Morris, Secaucus, NJ
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