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Buck, Rinker, The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey, Simon and Schuster, 2015. (The author traveled the trail in a covered wagon and wrote this book about his experiences, a mix of memoir and history.)

Guroff, Margaret, The Mechanical Horse: How the Bicycle Reshaped American Life, Texas, 2016. (A survey of the history of the bicycle from the 19th to the 21st century.)

Mendieta, Ramiro Matos, and Barreiro, José, editors, The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire, National Museum of the American Indian in Association with Smithsonian Books, 2015. (A companion to an exhibit (2015-2018) of the same name, this book is a well-illustrated collection of 24 articles exploring the historical, structural, and cultural significance of the Inka road network.)

Updated: 04/27/2016
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