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  • I Alone Can Fix It

    I Alone Can Fix It

    Övrigt - 1900 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593300626

  • Vi hade makten i åtta år : en amerikansk tragedi

    Vi hade makten i åtta år : en amerikansk tragedi
    av Ta-Nehisi Coates

    Inbunden - 2019 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789113085388

    Åren 2008-2016 markerar inte bara en unik period för det nordamerikanska presidentskapet utan är också en dramatisk tid för politik, aktivism, kultur och arv. På många sätt omdefinierade dessa år USA som nation - samtidigt har motreaktionen med Trum…

  • Killers of the flower moon : olja, pengar, mord och FBI:s födelse

    Killers of the flower moon : olja, pengar, mord och FBI:s födelse
    av David Grann

    Pocket - 2020 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789178932535

    VINNARE: Edgar Award (Bästa true crime) NOMINERAD: CWA Gold Dagger (Bästa fackbok) »David Grann är en mästare. Det här är en bok som bränner i själen.« | The New York Times »En bok utan motstycke, spännande som en deckare.« | Göran Everdahl, Go…

  • Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century

    Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century
    av Charles King

    Häftad - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780525432326

    2020 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award Winner Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award From an award-winning historian comes a dazzling history of the birth of cultural anthropology and the adventurous scientists who pioneered it--a sweeping chro…

  • Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century

    Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century
    av Charles King

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385542197

    2020 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award Winner Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award From an award-winning historian comes a dazzling history of the birth of cultural anthropology and the adventurous scientists who pioneered it--a sweeping chro…

  • Renegades

    Renegades

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241561249

    Two long-time friends share an intimate and urgent conversation about life, music and their enduring love of America, with all its challenges and contradictions, in this stunningly-produced expansion of their ground-breaking Higher Ground podcast, f…

  • The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties

    The Age of Entitlement: America Since the Sixties
    av Christopher Caldwell

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501106910

  • Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

    Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty
    av Patrick Radden Keefe

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780385545686

    NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER - A grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, famed for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was destroyed by OxyContin. From the prize-winning and bestse…

  • Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty

    Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty
    av Patrick Radden Keefe

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593416280

    NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER - A grand, devastating portrait of three generations of the Sackler family, famed for their philanthropy, whose fortune was built by Valium and whose reputation was destroyed by OxyContin. From the prize-winning and bestse…

  • Caste

    Caste
    av Isabel Wilkerson

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241486511

    THE TIME NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR 'Required reading for all of humanity' Oprah Winfrey 'It could not have come at a more urgent time' Fatima Bhutto, Guardian 'An instant American classic' Dwight Garner, The New York Times 'The hierarchy of cast…

  • Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA

    Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA
    av Tim Weiner

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780307389008

    A New York Times reporter offers a powerful indictment of the CIA and its intelligence-gathering capabilities as he traces the history of the organization from the end of World War II to Iraq, in a study that condemns the CIA for its record, its ina…

  • Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton
    av Ron Chernow

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781800244399

    You've seen the show, you've sung the songs, now read the full story of America's most misunderstood founding father. 'I was swept up by the story. I thought it 'out-Dickens' Dickens in the unlikeliness of this man's rise from his humble beginnings…

  • Alexander Hamilton

    Alexander Hamilton
    av Ron Chernow

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781786690036

    Alexander Hamilton was an illegitimate, largely self-taught orphan from the Caribbean who overcame all the odds to become George Washington's aide-de-camp and the first Treasury Secretary of the United States. Few figures in American history are mor…

  • 102 Minutes

    102 Minutes
    av Jim Dwyer, Kevin Flynn, Jim Dwyer

    Inbunden - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780805094213

    At 8:46 a.m. that morning, fourteen thousand people were inside the World Trade Centre just starting their workdays, but over the next 102 minutes, each would become part of a drama for the ages. Of the millions of words written about this wrenching…

  • A History of the United States

    A History of the United States
    av Philip Jenkins

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137573520

    This textbook offers an insightful, introductory overview of the history of American society from its inception right up to present day. With coverage starting at the European Settlement in 1492 right through to the 2016 Presidential Election, this…

  • A History of the United States

    A History of the United States
    av Philip Jenkins

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781137573537

    This textbook offers an insightful, introductory overview of the history of American society from its inception right up to present day. With coverage starting at the European Settlement in 1492 right through to the 2016 Presidential Election, this…

  • The Black Jacobins

    The Black Jacobins
    av C L R James

    Pocket - 2001 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140299816

    In 1789 the West Indian colony of San Domingo supplied two-thirds of the overseas trade of France. The entire structure of what was arguably the most profitable colony in the world rested on the labour of half a million slaves. In 1791 the waves of…

  • Fight of the Century

    Fight of the Century

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501190414

    The American Civil Liberties Union partners with award-winning authors Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman in this “forceful, beautifully written” (Associated Press) collection that brings together many of our greatest living writers, each…

  • Fight of the Century

    Fight of the Century

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501190407

    To mark its 100-year anniversary, the American Civil Liberties Union partners with award-winning authors Michael Chabon and Ayelet Waldman to bring together many of our greatest living writers, each contributing an original piece inspired by a histo…

  • Time's Convert

    Time's Convert
    av Deborah Harkness

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781472262240

    Marcus Whitmore was made a vampire in the 18th century. Over 200 years later, he finds himself in love with Phoebe Taylor, a human who decides to become a vampire. And with tradition enforcing separation from Marcus, Phoebe's transformation will pro…

  • Open Veins of Latin America

    Open Veins of Latin America
    av Eduardo Galeano

    Häftad - 1996 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780853459910

    First published in 1973 as Las Venas Abiertas de AmTrica Latina by Siglo XXI Editores, Mexico, this analysis of the effects and causes of capitalist underdevelopment in Latin America presents a clear, passionate account of 500 years of Latin America…

  • Killers of the Flower Moon : olja, pengar, mord och FBI:s födelse

    Killers of the Flower Moon : olja, pengar, mord och FBI:s födelse
    av David Grann

    Inbunden - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789177811893

    VINNARE: Edgar Award (Bästa true crime) NOMINERAD: CWA Gold Dagger (Bästa fackbok) En av årets största succéböcker i USA - snart som film av Martin Scorsese med Leonardo DiCaprio»Årets hittills bästa bok.«Entertainment Weekly»Ett underverk av detekt…

  • Amerikanska inbördeskriget 1861-1865

    Amerikanska inbördeskriget 1861-1865
    av Thomas Sörensen

    Pocket - 2018 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789175456980

    En fängslande skildring av kriget som splittrade Amerika! »En lysande bok.« Skaraborgs Allehanda»En detaljerad och välskriven historik över ett krig som har kastat långa skuggor över det amerikanska samhället.« Tidskriften Respons »Vill du bättra på…

  • Empire of Cotton: A Global History

    Empire of Cotton: A Global History
    av Sven Beckert

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780375713965

    WINNER OF THE BANCROFT PRIZE PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST Winner of the Alfred and Fay Chandler Book Award The empire of cotton was, from the beginning, a fulcrum of constant global struggle between slaves and planters, merchants and statesmen, workers a…

  • After the Fall: Being American in the World We've Made

    After the Fall: Being American in the World We've Made
    av Ben Rhodes

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781984856050

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Why is democracy so threatened in America and around the world? And what can we do about it? A former White House aide and close confidant to President Barack Obama--and the author of The World as It Is--travels the globe…

  • After the Fall: Being American in the World We've Made

    After the Fall: Being American in the World We've Made
    av Ben Rhodes

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780593414118

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER - Why is democracy so threatened in America and around the world? And what can we do about it? A former White House aide and close confidant to President Barack Obama--and the author of The World as It Is--travels the globe…

  • History of Modern Latin America

    History of Modern Latin America
    av Teresa A. Meade

    Häftad - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781118772485

    Now available in a fully-revised and updated second edition, A History of Modern Latin America offers a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the rich cultural and political history of this vibrant region from the onset of independence to the…

  • The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down

    The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down
    av Colin Woodard

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780156034623

    Describes how a group of powerful pirate captains, led by Edward "Blackbeard" Teach and "Black Sam" Bellamy, joined forces to create not only a cadre of thieves but also to establish a distinctive form of democracy in the Bahamas, one that ultimatel…

  • 1491 (Second Edition): New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

    1491 (Second Edition): New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
    av Charles C. Mann

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781400032051

    A groundbreaking analysis of America prior to the European arrival in 1492 describes how the latest research of archaeologists and anthropologists has transformed long-held myths about the Americas, revealing that not only was the population of the…

  • Benjamin Franklin

    Benjamin Franklin
    av Walter Isaacson

    Pocket - 2004 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780743258074

    Chronicles the founding father's life and his multiple careers as a shopkeeper, writer, inventor, media baron, scientist, diplomat, business strategist, and political leader, while showing how his faith in the wisdom of the common citizen helped for…

  • The Only Plane in the Sky

    The Only Plane in the Sky
    av Garrett M. Graff

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781913183066

    THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "Incredibly evocative and compelling." The Washington Post "A hugely powerful new book." Dan Snow "The most moving and chilling oral history you will read." The Times "Astonishing book about an astonishing, terrifying…

  • Battle Cry of Freedom

    Battle Cry of Freedom
    av James M. McPherson

    Inbunden - 1988 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195038637

    This book covers one of the most turbulent periods of the USA's history, from the Mexican War in 1848 to the end of the Civil War in 1865. With a broad historical sweep, it traces the heightening sectional conflict of the 1850s: the growing estrange…

  • Battle Cry of Freedom

    Battle Cry of Freedom
    av James M. McPherson

    Pocket - 1990 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780140125184

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for History 'Read it. It will open your eyes about race history in America. It will shock you for what it tells you about politics in America today.' Richard Ford 'A remarkably wide-ranging synthesis of the history of t…

  • Battle Cry of Freedom

    Battle Cry of Freedom
    av James M. McPherson

    Häftad - 2005 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780195168952

    Now featuring a new Afterword by the author, this handy paperback edition of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Battle Cry of Freedom is without question the definitive one-volume history of the Civil War. James McPherson's fast-paced narrative fully integr…

  • The Federalist Papers

    The Federalist Papers
    av Alexander Hamilton

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780486496368

    An excellent reference for anyone who wants a better understanding of the Constitution, this compilation of eighty-five articles explains and defends the ideals behind the highest form of law in the United States. The essays were written and publish…

  • The Federalist Papers

    The Federalist Papers
    av Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, James Madison

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781536145847

  • The Federalist Papers

    The Federalist Papers

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780785839798

  • The Federalist Papers

    The Federalist Papers
    av Alexander Hamilton

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780192805928

    'A nation without a national government is an awful spectacle.' In the winter of 1787-8 a series of eighty-five essays appeared in the New York press; the purpose of the essays was to persuade the citizens of New York State to ratify the Constitutio…

  • The Federalist Papers

    The Federalist Papers
    av Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay

    Pocket - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780451528810

    Three early American statesmen defend the political principles and ideologies set forth in the Constitution of the United States, in a new edition of the classic, which is accompanied by a selected bibliography, historical glossary, new introduction…

  • American Legends: The Life of Barbra Streisand

    American Legends: The Life of Barbra Streisand
    av Charles River Editors

    Häftad - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781500448646

  • American Legends: The Life of Barbra Streisand

    American Legends: The Life of Barbra Streisand
    av Charles River Editors

    Häftad - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781986133371

    *Includes pictures *Includes Streisand's quotes about her life and career *Includes a bibliography for further reading "I was a personality before I became a person - I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy and driven…

  • I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World

    I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World
    av Martin Luther, Jr. King

    Inbunden - 2003 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780613437493

  • Forever Young

    Forever Young
    av John W. Young

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780813066042

    He walked on the Moon. He flew six space missions in three different programs--more than any other human. He served with NASA for more than four decades. His peers called him the ""astronaut's astronaut."" Enthusiasts of space exploration have long…

  • The Saddest Words

    The Saddest Words
    av Michael Gorra

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781631491702

    Michael Gorra asks provocative questions in this historic portrait of William Faulkner and his world. He explores whether William Faulkner should still be read in this new century and asks what his works tell us about the legacy of slavery and the A…

  • The Saddest Words

    The Saddest Words
    av Michael Gorra

    Häftad - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781324091011

    Michael Gorra asks provocative questions in this historic portrait of William Faulkner and his world. He explores whether William Faulkner should still be read in this new century and asks what his works tell us about the legacy of slavery and the A…

  • The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age

    The Pope of Physics: Enrico Fermi and the Birth of the Atomic Age
    av Gino Segrè, Bettina Hoerlin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781250143792

    A New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice Named a Best Book of the Year by Bloomberg (Chosen by Philip Tetlock), Booklist's Top 10 Science Books of the Year, and Shortlisted for Physics World's Book of the Year A Major Biography of the Nobel Priz…

  • The Transgender-Industrial Complex

    The Transgender-Industrial Complex
    av Scott Howard

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781953730770

    In his debut book, Nebraskan author Scott Howard exposes the actors financing the institutionalization of transgenderism. Behind the medical research into gender transitioning of children, ubiquitous pride parades, and Drag Queen Story Hours is a lo…

  • The Transgender-Industrial Complex

    The Transgender-Industrial Complex

    Inbunden - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781953730466

    In his debut book, Nebraskan author Scott Howard exposes the actors financing the institutionalization of transgenderism. Behind the medical research into gender transitioning of children, ubiquitous pride parades, and Drag Queen Story Hours is a lo…

  • Proofs of a Conspiracy against all the Religions and Governments of Europe

    Proofs of a Conspiracy against all the Religions and Governments of Europe
    av John Robison

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9788027308835

  • Ages of Discord: A Structural-Demographic Analysis of American History

    Ages of Discord: A Structural-Demographic Analysis of American History
    av Peter Turchin

    Häftad - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780996139540

    WE ARE ON THE WRONG TRACK Seventy percent of Americans (and counting) think so. The real wage of a US worker today is less than it was 40 years ago-but there are four times as many multimillionaires. As inequality grows, the politics become more poi…

  • Democracy in America

    Democracy in America
    av Alexis De Tocqueville

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780451531605

    French nobleman Alexis de Tocqueville's classic treatise on the American way of life. Over 175 years ago, Alexis de Tocqueville, an astute political scientist, came to the United States to evaluate the meaning and actual functioning of democracy. He…

  • Democracy in America

    Democracy in America
    av Alexis de Tocqueville

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781153599597

  • Profiles in Courage

    Profiles in Courage
    av John F. Kennedy

    Häftad - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780060854935

    THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING CLASSIC OF POLITICAL INTEGRITY With a foreword by Robert F. Kennedy and introduction by Caroline Kennedy John F. Kennedy's enduring classic resounds with timeless lessons on the most cherished of virtues--courage and patri…

  • Profiles in Courage

    Profiles in Courage
    av John F. Kennedy

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062278791

    THE PULITZER PRIZE-WINNING CLASSIC OF POLITICAL INTEGRITYWith a foreword by Robert F. Kennedy and introduction by Caroline KennedyJohn F. Kennedy's enduring classic resounds with timeless lessons on the most cherished of virtues--courage and patriot…

  • Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal 1870 to 1914

    Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal 1870 to 1914
    av David Mccullough

    Pocket - 1978 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780671244095

    Describes all the events and personalities involved in the monumental undertaking which precipitated revolution, scandal, economic crisis, and a new Central American republic.

  • Wake

    Wake
    av Rebecca Hall

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780241523551

    'Not only a riveting tale of Black women's leadership of slave revolts but an equally dramatic story of the engaged scholarship that enabled its discovery' Angela Y. Davis Women warriors planned and led slave revolts on slave ships during the passag…

  • The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11

    The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11
    av Garrett M. Graff

    Inbunden - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781501182204

    NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "This is history at its most immediate and moving...A marvelous and memorable book." --Jon Meacham ​"Remarkable...A priceless civic gift...On page after page, a reader will encounter words that startle, or make him an…

  • The Civil War Soldier: Includes Over 700 Key Weapons, Uniforms, & Insignia

    The Civil War Soldier: Includes Over 700 Key Weapons, Uniforms, & Insignia
    av Angus Konstam

    Inbunden - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780789334336

    Specially commissioned photographs of more than 700 key artifacts and military equipment bring to life the experiences of Union and Confederate soldiers of all ranks, by exploring the uniforms, weapons, and objects carried by soldiers on both sides.…

  • Begrav mitt hjärta vid Wounded Knee : erövringen av Vilda Västern ur indianernas perspektiv

    Begrav mitt hjärta vid Wounded Knee : erövringen av Vilda Västern ur indianernas perspektiv
    av Dee Brown

    Inbunden - 2008 - Svenska - ISBN: 9789185703197

    Begrav mitt hjärta vid Wounded Knee är en av de verkligt klassiska indianskildringarna. När boken först utkom 1970 väckte den stor uppmärksamhet och bidrog till att förändra synen på Nordamerikas urinvånare och deras historia. För första gången skil…

  • Breuer's Bohemia

    Breuer's Bohemia
    av James Crump

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781580935784

    Breuer's Bohemia explores a vibrant period of midcentury modern design and culture as seen through the influential New England houses designed by Marcel Breuer for his circle of clients and friends. The iconic twentieth-century architect Marcel Breu…

  • Vanderbilt

    Vanderbilt
    av Anderson Cooper

    Inbunden - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780062964618

    New York Times bestselling author and journalist Anderson Cooper teams with New York Times bestselling historian and novelist Katherine Howe to chronicle the rise and fall of a legendary American dynasty—his mother’s family, the Vanderbi…

  • 12 Years a Slave (Movie Tie-In)

    12 Years a Slave (Movie Tie-In)
    av Solomon Northup

    Häftad - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780143125419

    The official movie tie-in edition to the winner of the 2014 Academy Award for Best Picture, starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Fassbender, and Lupita Nyong'o, and directed by Steve McQueen New York Times bestseller "I could not believe that I had ne…

  • USA:s blodiga födelse

    USA:s blodiga födelse
    av Peter Krogh Andersen, Nadia Claudi, Else Christensen, Troels Ussing, Maria Skov Quistgaard

    Inbunden - 2013 - Svenska - ISBN: 9788253533001

    Amerikas väg från koloni till supermakt... Året är 1783, och kriget mot England är slut. Amerika ska hitta sig självt som nation, och supermaktens födelse är våldsam: Mexikanerna gör uppror, indianerna segrar i slaget vid Little Big Horn och oenighe…

  • Shadow: Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate

    Shadow: Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate
    av Bob Woodward

    Häftad - 2000 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780684852638

    A New York Times Notable Book of the Year Twenty-five years ago, after Richard Nixon resigned the presidency, Gerald Ford promised a return to normalcy. "My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over," President Ford declared. But it was…

  • The Battle of Blair Mountain

    The Battle of Blair Mountain
    av Robert Shogan

    Pocket - 2006 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780465077731

    In 1921, some 10,000 West Virginia coal miners- outraged over years of brutality and exploitation- picked up their Winchesters and marched against their tormentors, the powerful mine owners who ruled their corrupt state. For ten days the miners foug…

  • The Wall of Death: Carnival Motordromes

    The Wall of Death: Carnival Motordromes
    av David Gaylin

    Häftad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467127066

    In 1911, the operators of Coney Island's Luna Park premiered a miniature, radically banked racetrack for staged automobile races that seemed to defy gravity. For a fee, patrons would watch from the perimeter of the 85-foot wooden saucer as daredevil…

  • The Wall of Death: Carnival Motordromes

    The Wall of Death: Carnival Motordromes
    av David Gaylin

    Inbunden - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781540226747

    In 1911, the operators of Coney Island's Luna Park premiered a miniature, radically banked racetrack for staged automobile races that seemed to defy gravity. For a fee, patrons would watch from the perimeter of the 85-foot wooden saucer as daredevil…

  • The Wall of Death: Carnival Motordromes

    The Wall of Death: Carnival Motordromes
    av David Gaylin

    Lösblad - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781467127912

    In 1911, the operators of Coney Island's Luna Park premiered a miniature, radically banked racetrack for staged automobile races that seemed to defy gravity. For a fee, patrons would watch from the perimeter of the 85-foot wooden saucer as daredevil…

  • Spotted Tail's Folk

    Spotted Tail's Folk
    av George E. Hyde

    Häftad - 1976 - Engelska - ISBN: 9780806113807

    Spotted Tail, the great head chief of the Brule Sioux, was an intelligent and farseeing man who realized alone of all the Sioux that the old way of life was doomed and that to war with the white soldiers was certain suicide. Although he was branded…