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222.973 A nation of religions:  The politics of pluralism in multireligious America.  The University of North Carolina Press 2006
299 Scientology. James R. Lewis,ed. Oxford University Press 2009
302.23 Hillstrom, Laurie Collier.  Television in American society. Primary sources.  Thomson/Gale 2007.
303.48 Pursell, Carroll.  The machine in America. A social history of technology. 2nd ed.  The Johns Hopkins University Press 2007
Bloemraad, Irene.  Becoming a citizen:  incorporating immigrants and refugees in the U.S. and Canada.  University of California Press 2006
305.8 Contemporary ethnic geographies in America.  Ines M. Miyares, ed.  Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. 2007
R 305.8 The new Americans: a guide to immigration since 1965. Mary C. Waters & Reed Ueda eds..  Harvard University Press 2007
305.9 Peter Orner, ed.  Underground America. Narratives of undocumented lives.  McSweeney Books 2008
306.0973 McGough, Michael. A field guide to the culture wars. The battle over values from the campaign trail to the classroom. Praeger 2009
320.5 American conservatism:  an encyclopedia.  Bruce Frohnen, ed.  ISI Books 2006
From pews to polling places. Faith and politics in the American religious mosaic. J. Matthew Wilson, ed. Georgetown University Press 2007
Jackson, Thomas F.  From civil rights to human rights: Martin Luther King, Jr., and the struggle for economic justice.  University of Pennsylvania Press 2007
Benenson, Bob. Elections A to Z. 3rd. rev. ed. CQ Press 2008
Bark, Dennis L. Americans and Europeans dancing in the dark: on our differences and affinities, our interests, and our habits of life. Hoover Institution Press 2007


Guide to political campaigns in America.  Paul S. Herrnson ed. CQ Press 2005
333.72 Natural protest. Essays on the history of American environmentalism.  Michael Egan, ed. Routledge 2009
Herring, George C. From colony to superpower. U.S. foreign relations since 1776.  Oxford University Press 2008
Bookstaber, Richard. A demon of our own design: markets, hedgefunds, and the perils of financial innovation.  John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2007
Melville, Greg.  Greasy rider. Two dudes, one fry-oil-powered car, and a cross-country search for a greener future.  Alonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2008
R 362.1 Rovner, Julie. Health care policy nd politics A to Z.    CQ Press 2009
Klyza, Christopher McGrory.  American environmental policy, 1990-2006: beyond gridlock,  The MIT Press 2008.
Jeffreys-Jones, Rhodri.  The FBI: a history.  Yale University Press 2007
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Hillstrom, Laurie Collier. The Thanksgiving book: a companion to the holiday covering its history...  Omnigraphics 2008
O'Conner, Patricia T. Origins of the specious: myths and misconceptions of the English language.  Random House 2009
American food writing.  An anthology with classic recipes.  Edited by Molly O'Neill.  The Library of America 2007
Marquand, William.  Wal-mart. McGraw-Hill 2007
Jonaitis, Aldona.  Art of the Northwest coast.  University of Washington Press 2006
Biel, Steven.  American Gothic:  a life of America's most famous painting.  W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. 2005
Morgan, Marcy Liena H. The real hiphop. Battling for knowledge, power, and respect in the LA underground.  Duke University Press 2009
American earth. Environmental writing since Thoreau.  Bill McKibben, ed. The Library of America 2008
Goodman, Richard.  The soul of creative writing.  Transaction Publishers 2008
970 Johansen, Bruce E.  The Praeger handbook on contemporary issues in Native America.  Praeger 2007
Bender, Thomas.  A nation among nations:  America's place in world history.  Hill and Wang 2006
973 Berman, Morris.  The twilight of American culture.  W.W. Norton & Company 2006
973 Culture and customs of the United States.  Benjamin F. Shearer, ed. Greenwood Press 2008
The new negro.  Readings on race, representation, and African American culture, 1892-1938.  Henry Louis Gates, Jr., ed.  Princeton University Press 2007
Tyrell, Ian.  Transnational nation. United States history in global perspective since 1789.  Palgrave Macmillan 2007
973.917 Taylor, Nick.  American made. The enduring legacy of the WPA. When FDR put the nation to work.  Bantam Books 2009
973.91 Jacoby, Susan.  The age of American unreason.   Rev. ed. Vintage Books 2008
Jensen, Richard J.  Reagan at Bergen-Belsen and Bitburg.  Texas A&M University Press 2007
973.931 Schier, Steven E. Panorama of a presidency: how George W. Bush acquired and spent his political capital.  M.E. Sharpe 2009
973.931 Ball, Howard.  Bush, the detainees, and the Constitution: the battle over presidential power in the War on Terror. The University Press of Kentucky 2008 c2007
Obama, Barack.  The audacity of hope.  Thoughts on reclaiming the American Dream.  Crown Publishers 2006
Obama, Barack.  Dreams from my father.  Three Rivers Press c1995 2004
Thomas, Evan.  A long time coming. The inspiring, combative 2008 campaign and the historic election of Barack Obama.  Public Affairs 2009
McCain, John.  Why courage matters. The way to a braver life. Random House 2004
The New York Intellectuals reader.  Neil Jumonville, ed.  Routledge 2007
974.7 Writing New York. A literary anthology. Phillip Lopate, ed. The Library of America 2008
975 Beck, John J.  Southern culture.  An introduction.  Carolina Academic Press 2007
R 977 The American Midwest.  An interpretive encyclopedia.  Indiana University Press 2007
978 Etulain, Richard W.  Beyond the Missouri.  The story of the American West.  University of New Mexico Press 2006
978 Tate, Michael L.  Indians and emigrants:  encounters on the Overland trails.  University of Oklahoma Press 2006