With its colonial period too often glossed over in histories of both early America and the city itself, St. Louis merits a new treatment. The first modern book devoted exclusively to the history of colonial St. Louis, The World, the Flesh, and the Devil illuminates how its people loved, fought, worshipped, and traded.
Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power gives us Jefferson the politician and president, a great and complex human being forever engaged in the wars of his era. Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Jefferson’s genius was that he was both and could do both, often simultaneously. Such is the art of power.
Celebrate your family recipes and record the precious memories those recipes hold for you–whether they’re hilarious anecdotes about a disastrous dish or tender reflections about time spent cooking with a loved one. The foods we eat tell us so much about who we are, where we live and the era we live in. The same is true for the foods our ancestors ate. This book will show you how to uncover historical recipes and food traditions, offering insight into your ancestors’ everyday lives and clues to your genealogy.
This book tells the stories of some of the 165,000 people who were transported to Australia under the British Convict Transportation program. Their lives impacted on the dynamics of Australian society and made a significant contribution to molding the Australian character.
Reporting the Revolutionary War is a stunning collection of primary sources, sprinkled with modern analysis from 37 historians. Featuring Patriot and Loyalist eyewitness accounts from newspapers printed on both sides of the Atlantic, readers will experience the revolution as it happened with the same immediacy and uncertainty of the colonists.
App of the Year in 2011, Pixelmator is an affordable, yet fully-functionaly image editing app for the Mac. With it you can touch up or enhance your photos, draw or paint, apply gorgeous effects and share them through Facebook, Flickr or Twitter – right from the app.
Not sure why you need to be blogging your genealogy? Amy’s new book not only tells you why but gives you tons of great ideas for things to blog about.
Finally–the only guidebook devoted exclusively to research in America’s courthouses. Full of essentials starting with preparation, interacting with the clerks, using the indexes, and what to expect to find in each courthoiuse office.
Not simple retellings of the tried and true stories of buccaneers on the high seas, this book focuses on pirating tactics of the 1500s through 1800s to give the reader a view of how pirates functioned through history.