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Daniel Walker Howe is a fine social historian 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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Tanner, John, The Falcon, A Narrative of the Captivity and Adventures of John Tanner During Thirty Years Residence Among the Indians in the Interior of North America, with an Introduction by Louise Erdrich (NY: Penguin 1994; Orig: G&C&H Carvill 1830)

P: ($0.25+nj-tx) - SBS 11/20/98

Tanner was "born on the KY River near or about 1780 and captured by the Shawnee when he was nine years old. He was sold to an Ojobwa family headed by the matriarche Net-no-kwa and raised [in] Minnesota, Michigan, Ontario, and up and down the Red River... married an Indian woman in 1800, returned home to KY in 1817, then rejoined his Ojibwa family the following year and for nearly 3 decades tried unsuccessfully to blend the Ojibwa way of life he'd learned with the ethnic identity into which he was born."

Part of Penguin Nature Library


Taylor, Alan, Liberty Men and Great Proprietors: The Revolutionary Settlement on the Maine Frontier, 1760-1820. (Chapel Hill 1990)


Taylor, Alan, William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic (New York, Knopf, 1995)

Winner of Bancroft and Pulitzer prizes.


Taylor, George Rogers, The Transportation Revolution, 1815-1860, (New York: Harper & Row, 1968)


Taylor, John 1753 - 1824


Taylor, John, Arator, Being a Series of Agricultural Essays, Practical and Political: In Sixty-Four Numbers (Liberty Classics, 1977; Orig: Petersburg, VA: John M. Carter (printer Whitworth &Yancy) 1818)

Edited and with an introduction by M.E. Bradford

P: ($0.25+nj-tx) - SBS 11/20/98

R.U.L. S441.T38 1977


Taylor, John, Tyranny Unmasked, (Liberty Classics, 1992; Orig: Washington City, Davis and Force, 1822)

R.U.L.: HF1754.T4

P: $3.25, SHEAR98

Written against the protective tariff. Forward and editorial additions by F. Thornton Miller. Contains a 2 page bibliography on Taylor and related topics.


Tharp, Louisa Hall, The Appletons of Beacon Hill (Boston, 1973)


These United States (Readers's Digest, Pleasantville, NY, 1868):

A typical sized atlas (11" x 16"); 236 pages.

60 pages of individual state maps, emphasizing geographical features, towns, cities, and counties (no roads); 90 pages of thematic maps with historic, economic, demographic, and other information in text and graphic form; 10 pages of highway maps; 50 pages containing the names of cities, towns, and counties, bodies of water, etc, and where to find them in the atlas; an 8-page general index.

Each state map gives a useful survey of about 1 page of the history and description of the state.


Thomas, Benjamin P. Abraham Lincoln (Barnes and Noble, 1984 paperback)

Appears to me to be a good single-volume biography (just over 500 pages), but written in 1952.


Thomas, Benjamin P. Lincoln's New Salem (Abraham Lincoln Bookshop, 1934,54,66, paperback)


Thomas, Benjamin P., Theodore Weld, Crusader for Freedom (New Brunswick, 1950):

Times Atlas of the World, Seventh Edition (Times Books: 1988)


Tocqueville, Alexis Charles de, Democracy in America (Harper and Row 1966,69)

Translated by George Lawrence; Edited by J. P. Mayer.


Trollope, Frances, Domestic Manners of the Americans (originally London, 1832); also "edited with a history of Mrs. Trollopes Adventures in America, by Donald Smalley (New York 1949):

One of the best of the travel accounts of Jacksonian America. Mark Twain said of her writing:

I have the Smalley edition which has a very informative 70 page partial biography of Mrs. Trollope, and the misadventures of the Trollopes in America.


Trumbull, J. Hammond, ed., Memorial History of Hartford County, 1633-1884, 2 vol (Boston 1886)

Cited in Niven, Welles.



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