Wednesday, November 23, 2011

40% off at Gilder Lehrman (@GLIAmericanHist) history shop


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Use Coupon Code HOLIDAY2011 at check out

Full-color, 22”x 30” posters
Choose from a selection of 39 posters featuring documents and images from the Gilder Lehrman Collection. Each is beautifully printed on semi-gloss ecru stock and includes a caption placing the image in historical context. Posters include: Civil War Recruiting Poster, African American History 1619–1897, 20th-Century Immigration, Suffragist Movement, and Patriotism in World War II, among others.

Sale price: $6 each
All 2012 Calendars
Our calendars feature daily historical facts and full-color portraits of leading figures in American history. The 2012 calendars are American Revolution and the Civil War.

Sale price: $5.97

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History in a Box: The Civil War
The Civil War (People, Places, Politics: History in a Box) provides multimedia resources for history classrooms, including documents and artwork by and about military and political leaders, soldiers and civilians, African Americans and women to help teachers and students examine the reasons for the Civil War and how Americans across the country experienced that terrible conflict and its legacy. Materials include a book and CD of chronologically organized documents and transcripts introduced by historian Robert Bonner; posters and placards of important people and events with questions for discussion; a booklet of the works of soldier-artists; a DVD with historian discussion and other publications.

Price: $175
at the History Shop's classroom resources page.

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Dec. 7, 2011 is the 70th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor
Read a letter by WILLIAM CZAKO, a young ensign from Fremont, Ohio, to his sister Helen on the morning of December 7, 1941, aboard the U.S.S. New Orleans. As he wrote, hundreds of Japanese Zeroes were bombarding the unsuspecting U.S. Pacific fleet in Pearl Harbor. Czako provided his sister with a dramatic, moment-by-moment description of what he and his fellow sailors were experiencing on that fateful morning. The following is an exclusive excerpt from the Simon & Schuster audiobook BEHIND THE LINES by Andrew Carroll, read by Frederick Weller. Get the transcript on Battle Lines.