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Bill Lambert
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 276

Bill Lambert

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2016-08-16
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  • Publisher: McFarland

World War I fighter pilot William C. Lambert of Ironton, Ohio, flew for the British Royal Air Force in 1918. When he left the Western Front in August, he had 22 victories--then the most achieved by any American pilot. (By the time of the Armistice in November, his total was surpassed by Eddie Rickenbacker, the former race car driver from Columbus, Ohio, with 26 victories.) Lambert survived the war and lived into his eighties, unwilling until late in life to seek public acclaim for his war record. This book examines his life and the wartime experiences that defined it.

Bitter Feast
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 399

Bitter Feast

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1993
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  • Publisher: UBC Press

This innovative interdisciplinary study offers a comprehensive analysis of the French, Dutch and English colonization of northeastern North America during the early and middle decades of the seventeenth century. It is the first book to pay serious attention to the European economic and political factors which promoted colonization, and it argues that the prime determinant was the uneven development of agricultural systems in western Europe.

A Covenant with Color
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 320

A Covenant with Color

Spanning three centuries of Brooklyn history from the colonial period to the present, A Covenant with Color exposes the intricate relations of dominance and subordination that have long characterized the relative social positions of white and black Brooklynites. Craig Steven Wilder -- examining both quantitative and qualitative evidence and utilizing cutting-edge literature on race theory -- demonstrates how ideas of race were born, how they evolved, and how they were carried forth into contemporary society. In charting the social history of one of the nation's oldest urban locales, Wilder contends that power relations -- in all their complexity -- are the starting point for understanding Br...

Colonial Identity in the Atlantic World, 1500-1800
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 290

Colonial Identity in the Atlantic World, 1500-1800

The description for this book, Colonial Identity in the Atlantic World, 1500-1800, will be forthcoming.

The Long Island Historical Journal
  • Language: en

The Long Island Historical Journal

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2000
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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The Publishers' Trade List Annual
  • Language: en

The Publishers' Trade List Annual

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1975
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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