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1 (Woodward, C. Vann). Roper, John Herbert C. VANN WOODWARD: Southerner
Athens and London: The University of Georgia Press, (1987). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. 
This influential Southern historian wrote the civil rights masterpiece, THE STRANGE CAREER OF JIM CROW, which was very controversial in his native South. 393 pages, appendices, notes, bibliography, and an index. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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2 Cummings, Homer & McFarland, Carl FEDERAL JUSTICE: Chapters in the History of Justice and the Federal Executive
New York: The Macmillan Company, 1937. First edition. Presentation copy: inscribed and SIGNED by McFarland to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Small split to the upper spine, two tiny tears to the heel of the spine, gilt spine titles and spine faded, else a very good plus copy in red cloth with gilt titles and rules; lacking the dust jacket. 
A key work on the history of the Attorney General. Inscribed in the year of publication to the ex-Montana Senator and vice-presidential candidate Burton K. Wheeler and SIGNED by Carl McFarland, former Assistant Attorney General of the U.S. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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3 Fabricant, Solomon, assisted by Lipsey, Robert E. THE TREND OF GOVERNMENT ACTIVITY IN THE UNITED STATES SINCE 1900
New York: National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc., 1952. 0527030171 / 9780527030179 First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in dark blue cloth with spine titles gilt; in an age-toned dust jacket with wear to the spine panel that includes two tears, a small hole, tanning, and a few dampstains. [268] pages; appendices, and an index. Illustrated with 28 text tables. 
Publications of the National bureau of Economic Research, Inc.: Number 56. This study provides a comprehensive analysis of what happened to the scope and functions of government in the United States during the period 1900-1950. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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4 Hackett, David G. THE RUDE HAND OF INNOVATION: Religion and Social Order in Albany, New York 1652-1836
New York: Oxford University Press, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Fine, crisp, and clean in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
This study analyzes the social and religious changes of Albany from the town's colonial origins through industrialization in the nineteenth century. This was awarded the Frank S. and Elizabeth D. Brewer prize by the American Society of Church History. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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5 Harder, Kelsie B., editor ILLUSTRATED DICTIONARY OF PLACE NAMES: United States and Canada
New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold Company, (1976). First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in pictorial dust jacket. 
A lively, informative dictionary of North American place names that includes the origin, meaning, and historic importance of over 15,000 names, as well as a listing of each locality derived from the name. 631 pages; bibliography, 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Lanza, Michael L. AGRARIANISM AND RECONSTRUCTION POLITICS: The Southern Homestead Act
Baton Rouge and London: Louisiana State University Press, (1989). 0807115452 / 9780807115459 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in yellow cloth; in an illustrated dust jacket. 153 pages, abbreviations, bibliography, and an index. 
A study of the history of the Southern Homestead Act of 1866 and the impact it had on the southern states during the Reconstruction, including the conception, evolution, and demise of the Act and an evaluation of the reasons it was not successful. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Montague, Gilbert Holland THE RISE AND PROGRESS OF THE STANDARD OIL COMPANY
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1903. First edition. From Arthur Hoe library, with his distinctive bookplate to pastedown. Hardcover. Paper label residue to spine, light wear to spine ends and corners, owner's rubber stamp to front pastedown, name to front endpaper, nicked abrasion to upper board, else a very good copy with gilt lettering to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 
A study of the Standard Oil Company, by Montague, a Ricardo Scholar in Economics at Harvard University. The sources of this history are the reports of official investigating commissions from New York State and the U.S. government. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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8 Robbins, William G. LUMBERJACKS AND LEGISLATORS: Political Economy of the U.S. Lumber Industry, 1890-1941
College Station, Texas: Texas A & M University Press, (1982). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Number five in the Environmental History Series, this reveals a sharply revisionist view of the lumber industry in the first half of the twentieth century, a period of drastic growth and change. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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