Online State Local Books

ISBN: 0801879892, 9780801879890
Authors: George Keller,
Publisher: The Johns Hopkins University Press
Keywords: college, national, distinction, climb, little, story, transforming, strategic
Pages: 136
Published: 2004-09-01
Category: State & Local, United States, Americas, History,
List Price: 32.00 USD
  • Rating: 60%


Forty years ago, North Carolina's Elon College was struggling to attract students and remain solvent. Today Elon enrolls students from 46 states and 40 foreign countries. Since 1988, it has erected a new library, student center, football stadium, ......
ISBN: 0815605080, 9780815605089
Authors: A. G. Mojtabai,
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Keywords: amarillo, texas, bomb, home, assurance, blessed
Pages: 272
Published: 1997-11
Category: State & Local, United States, Americas, History,
List Price: 19.95 USD
  • Rating: 80%


Amarillo, a Bible-belt city in the Texas Panhandle, is the home of Pantex, the final assembly plant for all nuclear weapons in the United States. Through the microcosm of this city, A. G. Mujtabai takes a hard look at our nation and our habits of nuc......
ISBN: 0738584010, 9780738584010
Authors: Cathy Duling Shouse, fairmount Historical Museum,
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Keywords: images, america, publishing, arcadia, fairmount
Pages: 128
Published: 2010-07-21
Category: State & Local, United States, Americas, History,
List Price: 21.99 USD
  • Rating: 100%


Settled in 1829 by antislavery Quakers from the south, Fairmount benefited from the many travelers going between Fort Wayne and Indianapolis and became known as a station on the Underground Railroad. From these humble beginnings, a tight-knit communi......
ISBN: 087417760X, 9780874177602
Authors: Steven Avella,
Publisher: University Of Nevada Press
Keywords: urban, west, series, city, capital, catholic, church, shaping, sacramento
Pages: 384
Published: 2008-08-22
Category: State & Local, United States, Americas, History,
List Price: 39.95 USD

This book examines the interplay between the city of Sacramento, California, and the Catholic Church from the city’s beginnings to the twenty-first century, to illustrate the sometimes hidden ways religious communities help form and sustain urba......
ISBN: 0879389850, 9780879389857
Authors: Steve Pace,
Publisher: Zenith Press
Keywords: color, enthusiast, edwards, planes
Pages: 96
Published: 1995-06-11
Category: State & Local, United States, Americas, History,
List Price: 15.95 USD
  • Rating: 80%


Todays hot new prototypes! Explore the X-planes at Edwards Air Force Base, test site for the worlds advanced military fighter prototypes. This extensive color photo collection provides full details of the planes, from the days when Chuck Yeager ......
ISBN: 073855152X, 9780738551524
Authors: Robert A. Packer,
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Keywords: america, illinois, images, synagogues, forgotten, chicago
Pages: 128
Published: 2007-11-07
Category: State & Local, United States, Americas, History,
List Price: 19.99 USD

The disappearing history of Chicago’s Jewish past can be found in the religious architecture of its stately synagogues and communal buildings. Whether modest or majestic, wood or stone, the buildings reflected their members’ views on faith and ......
ISBN: 0806302100, 9780806302102
Authors: Virgil A. Lewis,
Publisher: Clearfield Publishing Company
Keywords: war, indian, west, mexico, england, second, addenda, insurrection, civil, virginians, relating, later, lord, french, virginia, dunmore, revolution, wars, soldiery, whiskey
Pages: 232
Published: 2006-01-01
Category: State & Local, United States, Americas, History,
List Price: 26.50 USD

This is the most comprehensive compilation of West Virginia soldiers in the Revolution and other wars, containing rosters and, in many cases, service records of thousands of soldiers, with narratives on the various wars. The rosters and rolls, here......
ISBN: 0826517560, 9780826517562
Authors: Jeremy Wells,
Publisher: Vanderbilt University Press
Keywords: plantation, american, literature, empire, race, man, burden, romances
Pages: 264
Published: 2011-05-06
Category: State & Local, United States, Americas, History,
List Price: 55.00 USD

"Take up the white man's burden!" So wrote the English writer Rudyard Kipling in 1899, in a poem aimed at Americans at a time when colonial ambitions were particularly high. The poem proved especially popular among white southern men, who saw in its ......
ISBN: 0738530662, 9780738530666
Authors: Edythe J. Greene, elizabeth Hepler,
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing
Keywords: america, images, elsinore, lake
Pages: 128
Published: 2005-10-10
Category: State & Local, United States, Americas, History,
List Price: 19.99 USD

At the foot of the Ortega Mountains on the flank of Cleveland National Forest, the 3,300-acre Lake Elsinore is one of Southern California's more spectacular natural wonders. It is also the region's only large natural lake. The city of the same name o......
ISBN: 0788421212, 9780788421211
Authors: Jeannette Tillotson Acklen,
Publisher: Heritage Books Inc.
Keywords: records, bonds, marriage, bible, tennessee
Pages: 542
Published: 2009-05-01
Category: State & Local, United States, Americas, History,
List Price: 39.50 USD

This work contains a large collection of Bible records from private families throughout Tennessee. The Bible records found in these pages list marriages, births and deaths. Some of the entries include deeds, wills and obituaries, historical notes, bi......
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