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The Election of Andrew Jackson by Robert Vincent Remini1963
Lincoln and the First Shot by Richard Nelson Current1963
McKinley, Bryan, and the people by Paul W. Glad1964
Why Lenin? Why Stalin? A reappraisal of the Russian revolution, 1900-1930 by Theodore H. Von Laue1964
Labor in Crisis: The Steel Strike of 1919 by David Brody1965
The Long Fuse: An Interpretation of the Origins of World War I by Laurence Lafore1965
Irish-American nationalism, 1870-1890 by Thomas N. Brown1966
The Napoleonic Revolution by Robert B. Holtman1967
Race and Politics: "Bleeding Kansas" and the Coming of the Civil War by James A. Rawley1969
The End of Glory: An Interpretation of the Origins of World War II by Laurence Lafore1970
TVA and the Power Fight, 1933-1939 by Thomas K. McCraw1971
Darkness at the Dawning : Race and Reform in the Progressive South by Jack Temple Kirby1972
War and Society: The United States 1941-1945 by Richard Polenberg1972

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  1. Realigning America: McKinley, Bryan, and the Remarkable Election of 1896 (American Presidential Elections) by R. Hal Williams (2010)
  2. The Russian Revolution and Bolshevik victory, why and how? by Arthur E. Adams (1967)
  3. Home Front U.S.A.: America During World War II by Allan M. Winkler (1986)
  4. L'épisode napoléonien, aspects intérieurs, 1799-1815 by Louis Bergeron (1972)
  5. The Birth of Modern Politics: Andrew Jackson, John Quincy Adams, and the Election of 1828 by Lynn Hudson Parsons (2009)
  6. Europe's Last Summer: Who Started the Great War in 1914? by David Fromkin (2004)
  7. Total War: The Story of World War II by Peter Calvocoressi (1972)
  8. "The River Ran Red": Homestead 1892 by David P. Demarest (1992)
  9. Lincoln and His Party in the Secession Crisis by David M. Potter (1942)
  10. See How They Ran: The Changing Role of the Presidential Candidate, Revised and Explanded Edition by Gil Troy (1991)
  11. The Coming of the French Revolution by Georges Lefebvre (1947)
  12. The Ordeal of Total War, 1939–1945 by Gordon Wright (1968)
  13. Martin Van Buren and the Making of the Democratic Party by Robert Vincent Remini (1959)
  14. The Second American Party System: Party Formation in the Jacksonian Era by Richard Patrick McCormick (1966)
  15. Bryan: A Political Biography of William Jennings Bryan, by Louis William Koenig (1971)

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Also avoid publisher series, unless the publisher has a true monopoly over the "works" in question. So, the Dummies guides are a series of works. But the Loeb Classical Library is a series of editions, not of works.


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