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America Firsthand, Volume 2: Readings from Reconstruction to the Present by Robert D. Marcus
Other People's Money and How the Bankers Use It by Louis D. Brandeis
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass an American Slave (Bedford Books in American History) by Frederick Douglass1993
Benjamin and William Franklin: Father and Son, Patriot and Loyalist by Sheila L. Skemp1994
Muckraking: Three Landmark Articles by Ellen F. Fitzpatrick1994
Plunkitt of Tammany Hall: A Series of Very Plain Talks on Very Practical Politics by William L. Riordan1994
Postwar Immigrant America: A Social History by Reed Ueda1994
The world turned upside down : Indian voices from early America by Colin G. Calloway1994
American Social Classes in the 1950s: Selections from Vance Packard's The Status Seekers by Vance Packard1995
The Cherokee removal : a brief history with documents by Theda Perdue1995
The Confessions of Nat Turner: and Related Documents by Kenneth S. Greenberg1995
Envisioning America: English Plans for the Colonization of North America, 1580-1640 by Peter C. Mancall1995
The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano: Written by Himself (Bedford Series in History & Culture) by Olaudah Equiano1995
Looking Backward, 2000-1887 (The Bedford Series in History and Culture) by Edward Bellamy1995
Lyndon B. Johnson and American Liberalism: A Brief Biography with Documents by Bruce J. Schulman1995
William Lloyd Garrison and the Fight Against Slavery: Selections from The Liberator by William Lloyd Garrison1995
Charles de Gaulle: A Brief Biography with Documents by Charles G. Cogan1996
Confronting Southern Poverty in the Great Depression: The Report on Economic Conditions of the South with Related Documents by David L. Carlton1996
The French Revolution and Human Rights: A Brief Documentary History by Lynn Hunt1996
How the Other Half Lives (The Bedford Series in History and Culture) by Jacob A. Riis1996
Muller v. Oregon: A Brief History with Documents by Nancy Woloch1996
Our Hearts Fell to the Ground: Plains Indian Views of How the West Was Lost by Colin G. Calloway1996
The Rebuilding of Old Commonwealths: and Other Documents of Social Reform in the Progressive Era South by William A. Link1996
A traveler from Altruria by William Dean Howells1996
Dred Scott v. Sandford: A Brief History with Documents by Paul Finkelman1997
The Japanese Discovery of America: A Brief History with Documents by Peter Duus1997
Margaret Fuller: A Brief Biography with Documents by Eve Kornfeld1997
The Nuremberg War Crimes Trial, 1945-46: A Documentary History by Michael R. Marrus1997
Plessy v. Ferguson by Brook Thomas1997
The Souls of Black Folk (The Bedford Series in History and Culture) by W. E. B. Du Bois1997
Southern Horrors and Other Writings; The Anti-Lynching Campaign of Ida B. Wells, 1892-1900 by Jacqueline Jones Royster1997
The Sovereignty and Goodness of God: with Related Documents (The Bedford Series in History and Culture) by Mary Rowlandson1997
America Views the Holocaust, 1933-45 : A Brief Documentary History by Robert H. Abzug1998
Andrew Jackson vs. Henry Clay: Democracy and Development in Antebellum America by Harry L. Watson1998
Brown v. Board of Education: A Brief History with Documents by Waldo E. Martin1998
Declaring Rights by Jack N. Rakove1998
The Diary and Life of Samuel Sewall by Mel Yazawa1998
Judith Sargent Murray: A Brief Biography with Documents by Sheila L. Skemp1998
The Lewis and Clark Expedition: Selections from the Journals, Arranged by Topic by Gunther Barth1998
The McGuffey Readers: Selections from the 1879 Edition by Elliott J. Gorn1998
My Lai: A Brief History with Documents by James S. Olson1998
Schools and Students in Industrial Society: Japan and the West, 1870-1940 by Peter N. Stearns1998
Women's Magazines, 1940-1960: Gender Roles and the Popular Press by Nancy A. Walker1998
Candide by Voltaire with Related Documents by Daniel Gordon1999
The Communist Manifesto: With Related Documents by Karl Marx1999
France and the Dreyfus Affair: A Brief Documentary History by Michael Burns1999
Pearl Harbor and the Coming of the Pacific War: A Brief History with Documents and Essays by Akira Iriye1999
The Trial of Mary Queen of Scots: A Brief History with Documents by Jayne Elizabeth Lewis1999
Twenty Years at Hull-House by Jane Addams1999
The Era of Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1933-1945: A Brief History with Documents by Richard D. Polenberg2000
Jefferson vs. Hamilton: Confrontations That Shaped a Nation by Noble E. Cunningham, Jr.2000
The Jesuit Relations: Natives and Missionaries in Seventeenth-Century North America by Allan Greer2000
Louis XIV and Absolutism: A Brief Study with Documents by William Beik2000
Victors and Vanquished by Stuart B. Schwartz2000
Women's Rights Emerges within the Anti-Slavery Movement, 1830-1870 by Kathryn Kish Sklar2000
Abraham Lincoln, Slavery, and the Civil War by Michael P. Johnson2001
Common Sense: and Related Writings by Thomas Paine2001
Creating an American Culture, 1775-1800: A Brief History with Documents by Eve Kornfeld2001
The Enlightenment: A Brief History with Documents by Margaret C. Jacob2001
Mao Zedong and China's Revolutions: A Brief History with Documents by Timothy Cheek2001
Spartacus and the Slave Wars: A Brief History with Documents by Brent D. Shaw2001
Talking Back To Civilization: Indian Voices from the Progressive Era by Frederick E. Hoxie2001
Thomas Edison and Modern America: A Brief History with Documents by Theresa M. Collins2001
The age of McCarthyism : a brief history with documents by Ellen Schrecker2002
Cesar Chavez: A Brief Biography with Documents by Richard W. Etulain2002
The Scopes Trial : A Brief History with Documents by Jeffrey P. Moran2002
The 1912 Election and the Power of Progressivism: A Brief History with Documents by Brett Flehinger2003
The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin: with Related Documents by Benjamin Franklin2003
Black Protest and the Great Migration: A Brief History with Documents by Eric Arnesen2003
Defending Slavery: Proslavery Thought in the Old South: A Brief History with Documents by Paul Finkelman2003
The Federalist: The Essential Essays, by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay (Bedford Series in History & Culture) by Alexander Hamilton2003
July 1914: Soldiers, Statesmen and the Coming of the Great War by Samuel R. Williamson2003
The Secret: by Francesco Petrarch with Related Documents (Bedford Series in History & Culture) by Francesco Petrarca2003
To Secure These Rights: The Report of President Harry S. Truman's Committee on Civil Rights by Steven F. Lawson2003
Up from Slavery: with Related Documents by Booker T. Washington2003
Welfare Reform in the Early Republic: A Brief History with Documents by Seth Rockman2003
Childhood and Child Welfare in the Progressive Era: A Brief History with Documents by James Marten2004
Hospital Sketches (The Bedford Series in History and Culture) by Louisa May Alcott2004
Jimmy Carter and the Energy Crisis of the 1970s: The "Crisis of Confidence" Speech of July 15, 1979 by Daniel Horowitz2004
Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcolm X, and the Civil Rights Struggle of the 1950s and 1960s: A Brief History with Documents by David Howard-Pitney2004
The Movements of the New Left, 1950-1975: A Brief History with Documents by Van Gosse2004
Nathan the Wise (Bedford Series in History & Culture) by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing2004
The New York Conspiracy Trials of 1741: Daniel Horsmanden's Journal of the Proceedings, with Related Documents by Serena R. Zabin2004
The Public Art of Civil War Commemoration: A Brief History with Documents by Thomas J. Brown2004
The Black Death: The Great Mortality of 1348-1350: A Brief History with Documents by John Aberth2005
Christopher Columbus and the Enterprise of the Indies: A Brief History with Documents by Geoffrey Symcox2005
The Jungle (The Bedford Series in History and Culture) by Upton Sinclair2005
Power and the Holy in the Age of the Investiture Conflict: A Brief History with Documents by Maureen C. Miller2005
The Prince, with related documents by Niccolò Machiavelli2005
The Sacco and Vanzetti Case: A Brief History with Documents by Michael M. Topp2005
Attitudes Toward Sex in Antebellum America: A Brief History with Documents by Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz2006
Augustus and the Creation of the Roman Empire: A Brief History with Documents by Ronald Mellor2006
England's Glorious Revolution 1688-1689: A Brief History with Documents by Steven C. A. Pincus2006
Lenin and the Making of the Soviet State by Jeffrey Brooks2006
Slave Revolution in the Caribbean, 1789-1804: A Brief History with Documents by Laurent Dubois2006
U.S. Environmentalism since 1945: A Brief History with Documents by Steven Stoll2006
The 9/11 Commision Report with Related Documents (The Bedford Series in History and Culture) by Ernest R. May2007
The Harlem Renaissance: A Brief History with Documents by Jeffrey Brown Ferguson2007
Nietzsche and the Death of God: Selected Writings by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche2007
The Oil Crisis of 1973-1974: A Brief History with Documents by Karen R. Merrill2007
Pioneers of European Integration and Peace, 1945-1963: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Series in History & Culture) by Sherrill Brown Wells2007
Slavery, Freedom, and the Law in the Atlantic World: A Brief History with Documents by Sue Peabody2007
Title IX: A Brief History wtih Documents by Susan Ware2007
The U.S. War with Mexico: A Brief History with Documents by Ernesto Chavez2007
Crosscurrents in the Black Atlantic, 1770-1965: A Brief History with Documents by David Northrup2008
The Discovery of Guiana by Walter Ralegh2008
European Romanticism: A Brief History with Documents by Warren Breckman2008
The Great Awakening: A Brief History with Documents by Thomas S. Kidd2008
John Brown's Raid on Harper's Ferry: A Brief History with Documents by Jonathan Earle2008
The Lancaster Treaty of 1744: With Related Documents by James H. Merrell2008
Napoleon: Symbol for an Age by Rafe Blaufarb2008
Notes on the State of Virginia: with Related Documents (The Bedford Series in History and Culture) by Thomas Jefferson2008
On Liberty: With Related Documents by John Stuart Mill2008
The Rise of Conservatism in America, 1945-2000: A Brief History with Documents by Ronald Story2008
The American Women's Movement, 1945-2000: A Brief History with Documents by Nancy MacLean2009
Black Americans in the Revolutionary Era: A Brief History with Documents by Woody Holton2009
Democracy in America: Abridged with an Introduction by Michael Kammen (The Bedford Series in History and Culture) by Alexis de Tocqueville2009
Religious Transformations in the Early Modern World: A Brief History with Documents by Merry E. Wiesner-Hanks2009
The St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre: A Brief History with Documents by Barbara B. Diefendorf2009
The Triangle Fire: A Brief History with Documents by Jo Ann Argersinger2009
Violence in the West: The Johnson County Range War and Ludlow Massacre: A Brief History with Documents by Marilynn S. Johnson2009
1989: Democratic Revolutions at the Cold War's End: A Brief History with Documents by Padraic Kenney2010
A Brief Narrative of the Case and Tryal of John Peter Zenger: with Related Documents by Paul Finkelman2010
The Emancipation Proclamation: A Brief History with Documents by Michael Vorenberg2010
Herodotus and Sima Qian: The First Great Historians of Greece and China: A Brief History with Documents by Thomas R. Martin2010
Incidents in the Life of A Slave Girl, Written by Herself: With Related Documents by Harriet Jacobs2010
The Nazi State and German Society: A Brief History with Documents by Robert G. Moeller2010
The Scientific Revolution: A Brief History with Documents by Margaret C. C. Jacob2010
Charles Darwin and the Question of Evolution: A Brief History with Documents by Sandra Herbert2011
Conservatives in Power: The Reagan Years, 1981-1989: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Series in History & Culture) by Meg Jacobs2011
Discourse on the Origin and Foundations of Inequality among Men: by Jean-Jacques Rousseau with Related Documents (Bedford Series in History & Culture) by Jean-Jacques Rousseau2011
How the Other Half Lives (Bedford Series in History & Culture) by Jacob A. Riis2011
Napoleonic Foot Soldiers and Civilians: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Cultural Editions Series) by Rafe Blaufarb2011
The Salem Witch Hunt: A Brief History with Documents by Richard Godbeer2011
The German Reformation and the Peasants' War: A Brief History with Documents by Michael G. Baylor2012
Manifest Destiny and American Territorial Expansion: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Series in History and Culture) by Amy S. Greenberg2012
Samuel de Champlain: Founder of New France: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Series in History & Culture) by Gayle K. Brunelle2012
The Silk Roads: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Series in History & Culture) by Xinru Liu2012
Experiencing the Thirty Years War: A Brief History with Documents by Hans Medick2013
The Fascist Revolution in Italy: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Cultural Editions Series) by Marla Stone2013
The First World War: A Brief History with Documents by Susan R. Grayzel2013
Harriet Tubman and the Fight for Freedom: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Series in History & Culture) by Lois E. Horton2013
The Influenza Pandemic of 1918-1919 (Bedford Cultural Editions Series) by Susan K. Kent2013
Jerry Falwell and the rise of the religious right : a brief history with documents by Matthew Avery Sutton2013
Street Life in Renaissance Rome: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Series in History and Culture) by Rudolph M. Bell2013
The Urban Underworld in Late Nineteenth-Century New York: The Autobiography of George Appo: With Related Documents (Bedford Series in History & Culture) by Timothy Gilfoyle2013
Jackie Robinson and Race in America (Bedford Series in History and Culture) by Thomas W. Zeiler2014
The Kitchen Debate and Cold War Consumer Politics: A Brief History with Documents (The Bedford Series in History and Culture) by Sarah T. Phillips2014
Selections from The Cotton Kingdom by Frederick Law Olmsted (The Bedford Series in History and Culture) by Frederick Law Olmsted2014
The Seven Years' War in North America: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Series in History and Culture) by Timothy J. Shannon2014
The First Crusade: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Cultural Editions Series) by Jay Carter Rubenstein2015
Reconstruction Violence and the Ku Klux Klan Hearings: A Brief History with Documents (The Bedrford Series in History and Culture) by Shawn Alexander2015
Voices of Decolonization: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Cultural Editions) by Todd Shepard2015
Islam in the Indian Ocean World: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Series in History and Culture) by Omar H. Ali2016
Radical Reconstruction: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Cultural Editions) by K. Stephen Prince2016
Freedom Summer: A Brief History with Documents (Bedford Cultural Editions) by John Dittmer2017

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A series of short, edited historical document collections by Bedford/St. Martin's Press. Also includes some reprints of complete books, but they do not meet LT definition of series.
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