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Philadelphia, PA: International Publishing Co., 1896. Hardcover. 644 pages. Illustrations, frontis illustration. Text somewhat darkened. Pencil notation inside front flyleaf. Boards somewhat soiled and worn. Edward Sylvester Ellis (April 11, 1840 – June 20, 1916) was an American author who was born in Ohio and died at Cliff Island, Maine. Ellis was a teacher, school administrator, journalist, and the author of hundreds of books and magazine articles that he produced by his name and by a number of noms de plume.
Place_Pub: Claremont, CA: Regina Books, 1982. Second Printing. 165, wraps, footnotes, bibliography, index, some wear to cover edges, soiling on rear cover, seal & ink notes on title page ink check marks on a few footnotes and on bibliography entries. Theodore Roosevelt's role in world politics. During an era of isolationist sentiment in America, Theodore Roosevelt employed secret diplomacy to placate rivalries without involving his country in commitments abroad. The author emphasizes Roosevelt's role in the first Moroccan Crisis and in the growing Anglo-German rivalry.
Austin, TX: Texas Monthly Press, c1986. First Printing. Hardcover. 24 cm,xi, , 263 pages, notes, index. Foreword by Dan Rather. Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr. (born Jesse Louis Burns; October 8, 1941) is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, and politician. He was a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination in 1984 and 1988 and served as a shadow U.S. Senator for the District of Columbia from 1991 to 1997. He is the founder of the organizations that merged to form Rainbow/PUSH. In the primaries, Jackson, who had been written off by pundits as a fringe candidate with little chance at winning the nomination, surprised many when he took third place behind Senator Gary Hart and former Vice President Walter Mondale, who eventually won the nomination. Jackson garnered 3,282,431 primary votes, or 18.2 percent of the total, in 1984, and won five primaries and caucuses, including Louisiana, the District of Columbia, South Carolina, Virginia, and one of two separate contests in Mississippi. As he had gained 21% of the popular vote but only 8% of delegates, he afterwards complained that he had been handicapped by party rules. While Mondale (in the words of his aides) was determined to establish a precedent with his vice presidential candidate by picking a woman or visible minority, Jackson criticized the screening process as a "p.r. parade of personalities"