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This work reveals the monumentally influential friendship between America’s sixteenth president and Gustav Koerner, a German revolutionary who settled on the Illinois frontier. With research based in unique correspondence previously ignored by Lincoln and Civil War scholars, this innovative volume sheds light on an unexamined aspect of Abraham Lincoln’s life.
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On days where dark clouds hang low and ominous, where life’s stresses and woes seem like an unending downpour, like nothing but dread looms on the horizon, sometimes all it takes is a kind thought and word to light the way through the gloom. This book seeks to remind readers that, even when life is at its most difficult, the spirit of grace lives within all things. It provides everyday reassurances meant to inspire hope at times when hope seems far away.
In this exciting new cookbook, Miller invites the adventurous cook into the kitchens of the Mayans from the Yucatan peninsula of Mexico. As an introduction for a cook who has never experienced the tastes from south of the border, this book offers everything needed to start learning. The author provides a description of what ingredients are common in Mayan foods and why, along with a list of necessary utensils and special techniques for preparation and cooking. Paperback.
Originally published in celebration of the centennial of the United Slavonian Benevolent Association in 1974, Yugoslavs in Louisiana details the surge of immigration in the 1820s and 1830s, and the influences of the people in the years that followed. Written by a twentieth-century Yugoslav immigrant, this illustrated work documents the story of his Slovenian predecessors in Louisiana and their role in the development of the modern state.
This collection of vivid, humorous paintings by self-taught artist Earl Hébert takes the reader into the real heart of Cajun culture—the back-road music halls, the small-town family gatherings, and the all-important, spicy, local cuisine. With its evocative text, authentic Cajun recipes, and enclosed music cd, Zydeco Shoes celebrates the joie de vivre of South Louisiana and its people. Hardcover.
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