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    The Big Spenders: The Epic Story of the Rich Rich, the Grandees of America and the Magnificoes, and How They Spent Their Fortune by Lucius Beebe    Toward A Better Life: America's New Immigrants in Their Own Words From Ellis Island to the Present by Peter Morton Coan    War Games: Inside the World of Twentieth-Century War Reenactors by Jenny Thompson    Partition and the South Asian Diaspora: Extending the Subcontinent by Papiya Ghosh    Song of Wrath: The Peloponnesian War Begins by J. E. Lendon    The Truth About Roman Catholicism: What Every Catholic Needs to Know by Steve Urick    Arnhem: Nine Days of Battle by Chris Brown    Caught in the Crossfire: Kerry Thornley, Oswald and the Garrison Investigation by Adam Gorightly    Islam Through Western Eyes: From the Crusades to the War on Terrorism by Jonathan Lyons    The Old Straight Track by Alfred Watkins    Legacy of Worship: Sacred Places in Rural Saskatchwan by Margaret Hyrniuk    Britain's Band of Brothers by Tom Keene & General Julian Thompson    Pearl Harbor: FDR Leads the Nation Into War by Steven M. Gillon    A Thief in the Night: And Other Adventures of the Septimus Society by Stephen Wade    The Church-State Debate: Religion, Education and the Establishment Clause in Post War America by Emma Long    Social Networks and Regional Identity in Bronze Age Italy by Emma Blake    A New York Memoir by Richard Goodman    The Housekeeper's Tale - Hannah MacKenzie's Story: The Women Who Really Ran the English Country House by Tessa Boase    Las Maquiladoras: Assembly and Manufacturing Plants on the United States-Mexico Border: An International Guide by Martin Sable    Gerasa and the Decapolis by David Kennedy    Great War Britain: The First World War At Home by Lucinda Gosling    Late Classical and Early Hellenistic Corinth: 338-196 BC by Michael D. Dixon    Thoughts on Indian Discontents (Routledge Revivals) by Edwyn Bevan    Life on the Canal by Anthony Burton    The Narrowboats Story by Nick Corble    Who Will Remember Us? by John Paul Davis    Jewish Philosophical Politics in Germany, 1789-1848 by Sven-Erik Rose    Crown, Covenant and Cromwell: The Civil Wars in Scotland 1639-1651 by Stuart Reid    British Battleships 1914-18 (2): The Super Dreadnoughts by Angus Konstam    The Look of the Past: Visual and Material Evidence in Historical Practice by Ludmilla Jordanova    Crusading and Warfare in the Middle Ages: Realities and Representations. Essays in Honour of John France by Simon John    Demilitarization in the Contemporary World by Peter Stearns    Understanding the Black Flame and Multigenerational Education Trauma: Toward a Theory of the Dehumanization of Black Students by June Cara Christian    The Way I Saw It by Ken Wiley    The Merchant Bankers by Joseph Wechsberg    China, the United States, and South-East Asia: Contending Perspectives on Politics, Security, and Economics by Sheldon W. Simon    British Policy in Mesopotamia, 1903-1914 by Stuart Cohen    Britain in the Age of the French Revolution: 1785 - 1820 by Jennifer Mori    Autonomy and Disintegration in Indonesia by Harry Aveling    It Had to be Tough by James Dunning    Marblehead: Home of An Americana Medicine Show Family by Ron Stock    The Corners: A Country Crossroads Becomes Walnut Creek by Thomas Francis O'Leary    CampFires in the Canadian Rockies by William T. Hornaday    The Housekeeper's Tale - Sarah Wells's Story: The Women Who Really Ran the English Country House by Tessa Boase    12 Years A Slave by Solomon Northup    The Last Victorians: A Daring Reassessment of Four Twentieth Century Eccentrics by W. Sydney Robinson    The League on Trial (Routledge Revivals): A Journey to Geneva by Max Beer    The Age Of Terror: America And The World After September 11 by Strobe Talbott & Nayan Chanda    Imperial Britain: The Empire in British Politics, c. 1880-1932 by Andrew S. Thompson    Witnessing Partition: Memory, History, Fiction by Tarun K. Saint
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Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady by Kate Summerscale
Mrs. Robinson's Disgrace: The Private Diary of a Victorian Lady

"I think people marry far too much; it is such a lottery, and for a poor woman--bodily and morally the husband's slave--a very doubtful happiness." -Queen Victoria to her recently married daughter Vicky

Headstrong, high-spirited, and already widowed,
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Austerity Britain, 1945-1951 by David Kynaston
Austerity Britain, 1945-1951

As much as any country, England bore the brunt of Germany's aggression in World War II, and was ravaged in many ways at the war's end. Celebrated historian David Kynaston has written an utterly original, and compellingly readable, account of the following
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Queen Elizabeth in the Garden: A Story of Love, Rivalry, and Spectacular Gardens by Trea Martyn
Queen Elizabeth in the Garden: A Story of Love, Rivalry, and Spectacular Gardens

Taking a fresh and original approach to the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth I, this book tells the incredible story of her great passion for gardens, and how the two most powerful men in England during her reign fought a decade-long duel for their queen's
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Rhode Island: A History (States and the Nation) by William McLoughlin
Rhode Island: A History (States and the Nation)

With a Historical Guide prepared by the editors of the American Association for State and Local History.

High atop the Rhode Island capitol in Providence, a bronze likeness of "The Independent Man" keeps watch over a state that historically has put the
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Alabama: A History by Virginia Van Der Veer Hamilton
Alabama: A History

Alabama's is a story, believes author Virginia V. Hamilton, that bears scrutiny by Alabamians and outsiders alike if they would understand the present.

Pause for a moment before a gallery of fading portraits, and you will sense the beginnings of Alabama's
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The RAF Pathfinders: Bomber Command's Elite Squadron by Martyn Chorlton
The RAF Pathfinders: Bomber Command's Elite Squadron

The formation of the Pathfinder Force in August 1942 produced a steady but certain change in the fortunes of Bomber Command. During the early years of the war, aerial photographs showed that less than one third of the aircraft were successfully placing
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The Liberal Tradition in America by Louis Hartz
The Liberal Tradition in America

Hartz's influential interpretation of american political thought since the Revolution. He contends that americanca gave rise to a new concept of a liberal society, a "liberal tradition" that has been central to our experience of events both at home and
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Absent Without Leave: The private war of Private Stanley Livingston by Paul Livingston
Absent Without Leave: The private war of Private Stanley Livingston

A touching, surprising, controversial and original family memoir, from the unique mind of well-known comedy figure Paul Livingston - aka Flacco.
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Crossing the Borders of Time by Leslie Maitland
Crossing the Borders of Time

On a pier in Marseille in 1942, with desperate refugees pressing to board one of the last ships to escape France before the Nazis choked off its ports, an 18-year-old German Jewish girl was pried from the arms of the Catholic Frenchman she loved and promised

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The Export of Communism: And the Missionary of Central Europe by Heiko Bubholz
The Export of Communism: And the Missionary of Central Europe

Seminar paper aus dem Jahr 2002 im Fachbereich Geschichte - Ausland, Note: 1,0 (A), Uniwersytet Jagiellonski w Krakowie (Centre for European Studies), Veranstaltung: History of International Relations between Russia and Central Europe, 26 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis,
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British-American relations in the 1920s by Erik Beck
British-American relations in the 1920s

I) Introduction:
Answering the above question one must look back to the First World War. Various scholars have shown that the origins of tensions in Anglo-American relations derive mostly from problems centred on issues of the Great War. Therefore research
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Was German expansionism which led to World War II simply an extension of the war aims of 1914-18? by Carsten Lietz
Was German expansionism which led to World War II simply an extension of the war aims of 1914-18?

Were it only the exceptional ideas and plans of Adolf Hitler and his NSDAP that led to World War II or did the F√ľhrer only succeed in the old aims of German foreign - and in the end - war policy of the former empire? If yes, it would not be only Hitler's
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Did Stalin have a consistent national policy? by Maximilian Spinner
Did Stalin have a consistent national policy?

This essay outlines the development of Stalin's policies on Soviet ethnic and national groups. Based on selected writings by Stalin and other original sources it shows when, how and why his approach to the national question changed over time.
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Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power by Niall Ferguson
Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global Power

A splendid history... If Americans want to be convinced of the benefits of empire, as well as apprised of its costs, they need merely pick up Ferguson's dazzling book.-Weekly Standard
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Irish Catholics in Canadian and American Historiography by Jana Berger
Irish Catholics in Canadian and American Historiography

'Tir na-Og,' the land of eternal youth, lying far out in the ocean, is a part of Irish mythology since the day the ancient legends were told for the first time. Judging from the numbers, the Irish as a people seem to have found this land on the North American
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German Reparation Issue by Heiko Bubholz
German Reparation Issue

The period of the Weimar Republic is one of the most piquant chapters in German history. Apart from the tyrannical Nazi regime it might be the most elaborated fraction of Germany's modern history. The reason appears in retrospective: the stormy times of
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Cuba and the Missile Crisis: The Soviet Decision to Deploy Nuclear Missiles by Ralf Kšcks
Cuba and the Missile Crisis: The Soviet Decision to Deploy Nuclear Missiles

It might perhaps be correct to say that never in history has any historical event assembled such great importance in all of its aspects, and been studied in such depth. I believe that is fully understandable, because never before had humankind been so
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Was the victory over Hitler in the Great Patriotic War achieved inspite of Stalins policies ? by Maximilian Spinner
Was the victory over Hitler in the Great Patriotic War achieved inspite of Stalins policies ?

This essay discusses Stalin's domestic policies during World War II and whether they contributed to or impeded Soviet victory in the war.
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The revolutionary potential of anti-Stalinist uprisings: Berlin 1953 and Budapest 1956 by Maximilian Spinner
The revolutionary potential of anti-Stalinist uprisings: Berlin 1953 and Budapest 1956

This essay compares the revolutionary character of two anti-Stalinist uprisings in the communist bloc. Based on different social theories of revolution it closely compares the cases Berlin 1953 and Budapest 1956 - the former being a worker's rising, the
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To what extent do you agree that the Gesta Francorum is a simple soldier's straightforward account of the First Crusade by Michael Gšrtner
To what extent do you agree that the Gesta Francorum is a simple soldier's straightforward account of the First Crusade

In the eleventh century the Christian lands of Western Europe were in trouble.
Afflicted by the repeated invasions from North and South and East, by the collapse of
internal order, by brutal oppression of the weak, by the laxity and ignorance of the
clergy,
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What role did the Freikorps play in the Weimar Republic? by Michael Gšrtner
What role did the Freikorps play in the Weimar Republic?

In this essay I shall examine the role of the Freikorps in the Weimar Republic and show how they
changed from loyal government troops in 1918 - 1920, to reactionary forces by 1923. To some
historians, the Freikorps have no place in political history, but
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Nottingham:from garden town to industrial slum (1750-1830) by Anne Sophie GŁnzel
Nottingham:from garden town to industrial slum (1750-1830)

Seminar paper aus dem Jahr 2004 im Fachbereich Geschichte - Ausland, Note: 70% in England und 1,0 in D, University of Nottingham (School of History), Veranstaltung: Advanced Seminar, Sprache: Englisch.
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The 'Ostpolitik' of the social-liberal coalition by Arne Noack
The 'Ostpolitik' of the social-liberal coalition

The rising threat of a nuclear war
The conflict between the two superpowers eventually emerging after the second World War, brought the world on the verge of a nuclear war during the Cuban Missile crisis 1962. During these five days between 22.-27. 10.
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The Greek struggle for independence: War of national liberation or social revolution? by Nico S. Koppo
The Greek struggle for independence: War of national liberation or social revolution?

Armed uprisings, revolutions or civil wars do not come out of the blue. But what were the main reasons of the Greek war of independence? Some scholars have tried to explain this event as a war of national liberation, driven by a strong national identity
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Hitler's Bayreuth - The Bayreuth Festival during the 'Third Reich': The Bayreuth Festival during the 'Third Reich' by Helmut Strauss
Hitler's Bayreuth - The Bayreuth Festival during the 'Third Reich': The Bayreuth Festival during the 'Third Reich'

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Since its founding in 1876, the Bayreuth Festival had been a locus of representation for
politically prominent figures; among the guests of the first Festival were the German Emperor
Wilhelm I and the Brazilian Emperor Dom Pedro II2. In the years
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The Christmas Truce by Thomas LŲwer
The Christmas Truce

Essay aus dem Jahr 2003 im Fachbereich Geschichte - I. Weltkrieg, Weimarer Republik, Note: B+, Juniata College, PA, USA, Veranstaltung: Uncovering the Past, Sprache: Englisch.
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Die Judenršte (Jewish Council) by Thomas LŲwer
Die Judenršte (Jewish Council)

Essay aus dem Jahr 2003 im Fachbereich Geschichte - Nationalsozialismus, II. Weltkrieg, Note: B+, Juniata College, PA, USA, Veranstaltung: The Holocaust, Sprache: Englisch.
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Lyndon Johnson's War: The Road to Stalemate in Vietnam by Larry Berman
Lyndon Johnson's War: The Road to Stalemate in Vietnam

"Stunning...

The portrait of the embattled and unyielding president that emerges is vivid and memorable."-Publishers Weekly

By 1968, the United States had committed over 525,000 men to Vietnam and bombed virtually all military targets recommended by
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A Pilgrim's Path: Freemasonry and the Religious Right by John J. Robinson
A Pilgrim's Path: Freemasonry and the Religious Right

It's a masterpiece...if you're interested in American Masonry and its impact on our country, this book is for you.-Brent Morris, The Scottish Rite Journal
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Riots in the Cities: Popular Politics and the Urban Poor in Latin America 1765-1910 by Servando Ortoll
Riots in the Cities: Popular Politics and the Urban Poor in Latin America 1765-1910

The goal of Riots in the Cities, editors Silvia Marina Arrom and Servando Ortoll contend, is to encourage Latin Americanists to rethink standard notions of urban politics before the populist era. The actual political power wielded by the underprivileged
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Texas Justice, Bought and Paid For by Mona D. Sizer
Texas Justice, Bought and Paid For

Everyone loves a good murder mystery, and in this case, the murders and the outcomes are both quite real. Justice, it seems, like everything else, has its price. There is a long history of prominent Texans who have bought their way out of the heinous criminal
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Vindicating the Founders: Race, Sex, Class, and Justice in the Origins of America by Thomas G. West
Vindicating the Founders: Race, Sex, Class, and Justice in the Origins of America

This controversial, convincing, and highly original book is important reading for everyone concerned about the origins, present, and future of the American experiment in self-government.
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Texas Guide to Haunted Restaurants, Taverns, and Inns by Robert Wlodarski
Texas Guide to Haunted Restaurants, Taverns, and Inns

Loaded with tangy tales of spirits who inhabit places where you can spend a night or have a bite to eat. Listed by city, each haunted locale provides in-depth history about the spirited occupants, current facts and additional references.
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Robert Wlodarski26 Jun 2013$18.99

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The African American Experience in Vietnam: Brothers in Arms by James E. Westheider
The African American Experience in Vietnam: Brothers in Arms

In this book James E. Westheider explores the social and professional paradoxes facing African-American soldiers in Vietnam. Service in the military started as a demonstration of the merits of integration as blacks competed with whites on a near equal
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A Great and Good Man: George Washington in the Eyes of His Contemporaries by John P. Kaminski
A Great and Good Man: George Washington in the Eyes of His Contemporaries

A Great and Good Man presents a lively collection of contemporary letters, poems, addresses and newspaper reports that demonstrate the remarkable esteem in which Washington was held. Washington would become, after his death, a true symbol of the American
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The Making of a Quagmire: America and Vietnam During the Kennedy Era by David Halberstam
The Making of a Quagmire: America and Vietnam During the Kennedy Era

Pulitzer-prize winning author David Halberstam's eyewitness account of the most critical political period of U.S. involvement in Vietnam—the Kennedy/Diem era—remains as fresh and stimulating today as when it was first published in 1965.
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Benedict Arnold's Army: The 1775 American Invasion of Canada During the Revolutionary War by Arthur S. Lefkowitz
Benedict Arnold's Army: The 1775 American Invasion of Canada During the Revolutionary War

A brilliant American combat officer and this country's most famous traitor, Benedict Arnold is one of the most fascinating and complicated people to emerge from American history. His contemporaries called Arnold "the American Hannibal" after he successfully
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1939: The Alliance That Never Was and the Coming of World War II by Michael Jabara Carley
1939: The Alliance That Never Was and the Coming of World War II

At a crucial point in the twentieth century, as Nazi Germany prepared for war, negotiations between Britain, France, and the Soviet Union became the last chance to halt Hitler's aggression. Michael Carley's gripping account of these negotiations
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Jihad and Genocide by Richard L. Rubenstein
Jihad and Genocide

This book examines the relationship between jihad and genocide, past and present. Richard L. Rubenstein, a respected scholar in the field of genocide studies, takes a close look at the violent interpretations of jihad and how they have played out in the
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Best Little Stories from the Civil War: More than 100 true stories by C. Brian Kelly
Best Little Stories from the Civil War: More than 100 true stories

"This fascinating book will make the Civil War come alive with thoughts and feelings of real people."

  • The Midwest Book Review

The Civil WAR You Never Knew...
Behind the bloody battles, strategic marches, and decorated generals lie more than

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The Age of Total War, 1860-1945 by Jeremy Black
The Age of Total War, 1860-1945

What is total war? Definitions abound, but one thing is certain—the concept of total war has come to be seen as a defining concept of the modern age. In The Age of Total War, celebrated historian Jeremy Black explores the rise and demise of
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Best Little Stories from World War II: More than 100 true stories by C. Brian Kelly
Best Little Stories from World War II: More than 100 true stories

BEHIND THE GREAT POWERS , global military conflict, and infamous battles are more than 100 incredible stories that bring to life the Second World War.
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The Age of Airpower: The Modern History of a Troubled Land by Martin Van Creveld
The Age of Airpower: The Modern History of a Troubled Land

A renowned military historian tells the story of airpower's rise in the twentieth century-- and argues that its great days are over
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Canada 2014 by Wayne C. Thompson
Canada 2014

The contents in this volume are organized into sections dealing with
  • Canada's culture;
  • geography;
  • people;
  • history;
  • political system (including the constitution, monarchy, parliament, legal and court system, federalism and the provinces,
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The Handy Civil War Answer Book by Samuel Willard Crompton
The Handy Civil War Answer Book

Beginning with the economic, political, and social forces behind the conflict, continuing to the first shots fired at Fort Sumter, the military strategies, battles, and people, and following Lee's surrender at Appomattox to the reconstruction and modern
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Samuel Willard Crompton15 Aug 2014$18.99

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Petersburg Campaign, The: The Western Front Battles, September 1864 - April 1865, Volume 2 by Edwin Bearss & Bryce Suderow
Petersburg Campaign, The: The Western Front Battles, September 1864 - April 1865, Volume 2

The wide-ranging and largely misunderstood series of operations around Petersburg, Virginia, were the longest and most extensive of the entire Civil War. The fighting that began in early June 1864 when advance elements from the Union Army of the Potomac
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The Lieutenant Don't Know: One Marine's Story of Warfare and Combat Logistics in Afghanistan by Jeffrey Clement
The Lieutenant Don't Know: One Marine's Story of Warfare and Combat Logistics in Afghanistan

In our wars since 2001 the term "front line" has long since lost its meaning, and the true combats have waged throughout the countries we've invaded, especially along the supply routes. Our opponents have not been able to stand with conventional forces,
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East and Southeast Asia 2014 by Steven Leibo
East and Southeast Asia 2014

Updated annually, East & Southeast Asia provides just enough historical background on the evolution of modern East & Southeast Asia to help readers understand contemporary developments in this vital region.
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Guidebook for the Scientific Traveler: Visiting Astronomy and Space Exploration Sites Across America by Duane S. Nickell
Guidebook for the Scientific Traveler: Visiting Astronomy and Space Exploration Sites Across America

A one-of-a-kind guidebook for planning astronomy and space-themed trips across America 50 space-related and astronomical attractions grouped by theme; state-by-state index of destinations; detailed descriptions, visitor information and websites for every
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Deserter Country: Civil War Opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians by Robert Sandow
Deserter Country: Civil War Opposition in the Pennsylvania Appalachians

During the Civil War, there were throughout the Union explosions of resistance to the war -from the deadly Draft Riots in New York City to other, less well-known outbreaks. In Deserter Country, Robert Sandow explores one of these least known "inner civil
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From Rebellion to Reform in Bolivia by Jeffery Webber
From Rebellion to Reform in Bolivia

An accessible, yet insightful, look into the promise, potential, and political contradictions of Evo Morales' first term.
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Truman, MacArthur and the Korean War by Dennis D. Wainstock
Truman, MacArthur and the Korean War

The best concise military history of the first year of the Korean War and the Truman-MacArthur crisis.
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Ours to Master and to Own by Dario Azzellini
Ours to Master and to Own

Capitalism would have us believe we need our bosses. This volume reveals the history of workers who dare to disagree
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Frontsoldaten by Stephen Fritz
Frontsoldaten

" Alois Dwenger, writing from the front in May of 1942, complained that people forgot "the actions of simple soldiers...

I believe that true heroism lies in bearing this dreadful everyday life." In exploring the reality of the Landser, the average German

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Target Hitler by James P. Duffy & Vincent Ricci
Target Hitler

The most thorough study of all the attempts to kill Adolf Hitler, in its first paperback edition.
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The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb by Dennis D. Wainstock
The Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb

A clear and concise narrative of all the key elements of President Truman's most controversial decision leading to Japan's surrender.
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Frontsoldaten by Stephen G. Fritz
Frontsoldaten

" Alois Dwenger, writing from the front in May of 1942, complained that people forgot "the actions of simple soldiers?.

I believe that true heroism lies in bearing this dreadful everyday life." In exploring the reality of the Landser, the average German

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Beyond the Miracle Worker by Kim E. Nielsen
Beyond the Miracle Worker

After many years, historian and Helen Keller expert Kim Nielsen realized that she, along with other historians and biographers, had failed Anne Sullivan Macy. While Macy is remembered primarily as Helen Keller's teacher and mythologized as a straightforward
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The Generals Of Gettysburg: the Leaders Of America's Greatest Battle by Larry Tagg
The Generals Of Gettysburg: the Leaders Of America's Greatest Battle

A classic, indispensable, and entertaining reference work covering every command-level combat general at the battle of Gettysburg.
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The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt
The Origins of Totalitarianism

Hannah Arendt's definitive work on totalitarianism and an essential component of any study of twentieth-century political history

The Origins of Totalitarianism begins with the rise of anti-Semitism in central and western Europe in the 1800s and

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Marina and Lee: The Tormented Love and Fatal Obsession Behind Lee Harvey Oswald's Assassination of John F. Kennedy by Priscilla Johnson Mcmillan
Marina and Lee: The Tormented Love and Fatal Obsession Behind Lee Harvey Oswald's Assassination of John F. Kennedy

The inside story of Lee Harvey Oswald's path to killing John. F. Kennedy. Reissued to mark the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, Marina and Lee is an indispensable account of one of America's most traumatic events, and a classic work of
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Top Nazi: SS General Karl Wolff by Jochen von Lang
Top Nazi: SS General Karl Wolff

The only biography of General Karl Wolff, Heinrich Himmler's assistant in the notorious SS
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The Battle of the Casbah: Terrorism and Counterterrorism in Algeria 1955-1957 by General Paul Aussaresses
The Battle of the Casbah: Terrorism and Counterterrorism in Algeria 1955-1957

This book is particularly relevant to the current debate on terrorism. That story constitutes the main part of this book. It details the methods used, including torture and summary executions, and the results obtained by the paratrooper commando units
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Solovki: The Story of Russia Told Through Its Most Remarkable Islands by Roy R. Robson
Solovki: The Story of Russia Told Through Its Most Remarkable Islands

The tragedies and triumphs of the Russian past are viewed through the lens of isolated islands that served as both monastery and Gulag camp. Located in the northernmost reaches of Russia, the islands of Solovki are among the most remote in the world. And
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Greatest Ballpark Ever, The: Ebbets Field and the Story of The Brooklyn Dodgers by Bob McGee
Greatest Ballpark Ever, The: Ebbets Field and the Story of The Brooklyn Dodgers

Generations after its demise, iconic Ebbets Field remains the single most colorful and enduring image of a baseball park, with a treasured niche in the game√ʬĬs legacy and the American imagination. In this lively story of sports, politics, and the talented,
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The Constitutional Origins of the American Revolution by Jack P. Greene
The Constitutional Origins of the American Revolution

Using the British Empire as a case study, this succinct study argues that the establishment of overseas settlements in America created a problem of constitutional organization. The failure to resolve the resulting tensions led to the thirteen continental
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Hitler's Gift to France: The Return of the Remains of Napoleon II by Georges Poisson
Hitler's Gift to France: The Return of the Remains of Napoleon II

A mystery of the Nazi occupation of France is at last explained by new research.
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The Conquests of Alexander the Great by Waldemar Heckel
The Conquests of Alexander the Great

Waldemar Heckel provides a revisionist overview of the conquests of Alexander the Great. Emphasising the aims and impact of his military expeditions, the political consequences of military action, and the use of propaganda, both for motivation and justification,
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Spy Lost: Caught Between the KGB and the FBI by Kaarlo Tuomi
Spy Lost: Caught Between the KGB and the FBI

A true Cold War story of espionage and betrayal
Based on the memoir of a Soviet spy
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Election Year 1968: The Turning Point by Dennis D. Wainstock
Election Year 1968: The Turning Point

Election year 1968 revisited and analyzed.
The candidates were Richard Nixon, Hubert Humphrey, George Wallace.
Riots in Chicago streets.
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The Shortest History of Europe by John Hirst
The Shortest History of Europe

Celebrated historian John Hirst offers a fascinating exploration of the qualities that made Europe a world-changing civilisation.

The Shortest History of Europe begins with a rapid overview of European civilisation, describing its birth from an unlikely

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Peace Process in the Holy Land, World Peace and Justice, and the Future Architecture of the Universe: The Philastinins are Not O by James T. Jacob
Peace Process in the Holy Land, World Peace and Justice, and the Future Architecture of the Universe: The Philastinins are Not O

The Old and New Testaments and Qur'an all agree that the Philastinians are the "Ten 'Lost' Tribes" of Israel, and rightfully, Jews, and not Arabs. They are Ephraim: "doubly fruitful; fruitful to the Jews and fruitful to the Arabs". After a temporary "partition/separation"
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The Albigensian Crusade by Jonathan Sumption
The Albigensian Crusade

In twelfth century Languedoc a subversive heresy of Eastern origin flourished to an extraordinary degree. The Albingenses believed that the world was created by an evil spirit, and that all worldly things - including the Church - were by nature sinful.
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Chronicles of 55 Squadron R.F.C. and R.A.F. by Leonard Miller
Chronicles of 55 Squadron R.F.C. and R.A.F.

This is an unusual unit history in that it was written at speed early in 1919 soon after the events it recounts. The author's history of his squadron from its inception and training at Castle Bromwich in 1916, down to the Armistice in November 1918 after
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Social and Cultural Effects of the First World War on British Society by Rohland Schuknecht
Social and Cultural Effects of the First World War on British Society

Essay aus dem Jahr 2000 im Fachbereich Geschichte - Ausland, Note: very good, King`s College London University of London (Department of History), Veranstaltung: British History 1850-1990, 9 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Englisch.
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Italian and Chinese Immigration in the USA - A Comparison: A Comparison by Rohland Schuknecht
Italian and Chinese Immigration in the USA - A Comparison: A Comparison

Introduction
If one examines the vast bulk of literature on the subject of immigration it is astonishing that the term 'assimilation' appears with such regularity. The question when, how, and why immigrants actually became integrated into American society
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Popular Imperialism and British Expansion in Africa 1880-1900 by Rohland Schuknecht
Popular Imperialism and British Expansion in Africa 1880-1900

Seminar paper aus dem Jahr 2000 im Fachbereich Geschichte - Ausland, Note: 75 = very good, King`s College London University of London (Department of History), Veranstaltung: British History c1850-1990, 20 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Engl
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The Impact of Charles Darwin's Origin of Species on Mid-Victorian Society by Rohland Schuknecht
The Impact of Charles Darwin's Origin of Species on Mid-Victorian Society

Essay aus dem Jahr 1999 im Fachbereich Geschichte - Ausland, Note: 70 = very good, King`s College London University of London (Department of History), Veranstaltung: British History c1850-1990, 13 Quellen im Literaturverzeichnis, Sprache: Englisch.
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The Abandonment of Radical Reconstruction after the American Civil War - A Northern Perspective: A Northern Perspective by Rohland Schuknecht
The Abandonment of Radical Reconstruction after the American Civil War - A Northern Perspective: A Northern Perspective

The year 1877 marked the final stage of the great experiment of reconstruction. The new Republican president Hayes ordered the withdrawal of the last federal troops from the American South. The remaining Republican governments in South Carolina, Florida,
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Racial Thinking in British Society from 1850-1870 by Rohland Schuknecht
Racial Thinking in British Society from 1850-1870

The 1850s and 1860s are perceived as a turning point with regard to Victorian attitudes to 'race'. Several scholars emphasise the significance of colonial uprisings as the Indian 'Mutiny' and the Morant Bay Rebellion in Jamaica and their impact on British
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Habits of Whiteness: A Pragmatist Reconstruction by Terrance MacMullan
Habits of Whiteness: A Pragmatist Reconstruction

Confronts major issues that have impeded racial understanding
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Ugly War, Pretty Package: How CNN and Fox News Made the Invasion of Iraq High Concept by Deborah Lynn Jaramillo
Ugly War, Pretty Package: How CNN and Fox News Made the Invasion of Iraq High Concept

Understanding media coverage of the Iraq war
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The Mind of Thomas Jefferson by Peter S. Onuf
The Mind of Thomas Jefferson

In The Mind of Thomas Jefferson, one of the foremost historians of Jefferson and his time, Peter S. Onuf, offers a collection of essays that seeks to historicize one of our nation's founding fathers. Challenging current attempts to appropriate Jefferson
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Roosevelt, the Great Depression, and the Economics of Recovery by Elliot A. Rosen
Roosevelt, the Great Depression, and the Economics of Recovery

Historians have often speculated on the alternative paths the United Stages might have taken during the Great Depression: What if Franklin D. Roosevelt had been killed by one of Giuseppe Zangara's bullets in Miami on February 17, 1933? Would there have

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Social Service Reform in the Postcommunist State: Decentralization in Poland by Janelle A. Kerlin
Social Service Reform in the Postcommunist State: Decentralization in Poland

The politics of reform development—including political deals, exclusionary tactics, and hidden maneuvers by Polish policymakers—prevented any significant upgrade of social services in postcommunist Poland. Kerlin shows how conflicting ideologies
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The 1933 Chicago World's Fair: A Century of Progress by Cheryl R. Ganz
The 1933 Chicago World's Fair: A Century of Progress

From fan dancers to fan belts--the compelling, untold stories of Chicago's 1933 world fair
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After the Coup: An Ethnographic Reframing of Guatemala 1954 by Timothy J. Smith
After the Coup: An Ethnographic Reframing of Guatemala 1954

This exceptional collection revisits the aftermath of the 1954 coup that ousted the democratically elected Guatemalan president Jacobo Arbenz. Contributors frame the impact of 1954 not only in terms of the liberal reforms and coffee revolutions of the
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Timothy J. Smith7 Dec 2012$19.80

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Afghanistan in the Cinema by Mark Graham
Afghanistan in the Cinema

In this timely critical introduction to the representation of Afghanistan in film, Mark Graham examines the often surprising combination of propaganda and poetry in films made in Hollywood and the East. Through the lenses of postcolonial theory and historical
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Me Against My Brother: At War in Somalia, Sudan and Rwanda by Scott Peterson
Me Against My Brother: At War in Somalia, Sudan and Rwanda

"Peterson melds his eyewitness accounts with considerable research. His reporting is fresh with colorful observation - it makes for powerful reading." - Mark Bowden, author of Black Hawk Down

As a foreign correspondent, Scott Peterson witnessed

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Freedom Facts and Firsts: 400 Years of the African American Civil Rights Experience by Jessie Carney Smith
Freedom Facts and Firsts: 400 Years of the African American Civil Rights Experience

Spanning nearly 400 years from the early abolitionists to the present, this guide book profiles more than 400 people, places, and events that have shaped the history of the black struggle for freedom. Coverage includes information on such mainstay figures
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Harry Truman's Excellent Adventure: The True Story of a Great American Road Trip by Matthew Algeo
Harry Truman's Excellent Adventure: The True Story of a Great American Road Trip

From Missouri to New York and back again, this recounting of an amazing journey chronicles the road trip of a former president and his wife and their amusing, failed attempts to keep a low profile. Diners, bellhops, and cabbies shouted out "Hiya, Harry!"
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A Caravan Holiday in 1932 by Tim Paul Barlass
A Caravan Holiday in 1932

A nostalgic true diary of rural England in the 1930s containing approximately 70 watercolors painted by the author (an accredited war artist)and many photographs taken during a holiday with his wife,two friends and a dog. A charming story which is a real
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Imperium and Cosmos: Augustus and the Northern Campus Martius by Paul Rehak
Imperium and Cosmos: Augustus and the Northern Campus Martius

Caesar Augustus promoted a modest image of himself as the first among equals (princeps), a characterization that was as recognized with the ancient Romans as it is with many scholars today. Paul Rehak argues against this impression of humility and suggests
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A Nation of Politicians: Gender, Patriotism, and Political Culture in Late Eighteenth-Century Ireland by Padhraig Higgins
A Nation of Politicians: Gender, Patriotism, and Political Culture in Late Eighteenth-Century Ireland

In late eighteenth-century Ireland, groups that had previously been excluded from the political sphere-farmers, shopkeepers, and other members of the laboring and agrarian classes-gained an increasing interest and voice in politics. This politicization
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A Story in Stones: Portugal's influence on culture and architecture in the Highlands of Ethiopia 1493-1634 by John Jeremy Hespeler-Boultbee
A Story in Stones: Portugal's influence on culture and architecture in the Highlands of Ethiopia 1493-1634

A Story in Stones explores the relationship between Portugal and Ethiopia during the 16th and 17th centuries from a unique perspective. Through historical research and many years of fieldwork J.J. Hespeler-Boultbee reveals Portugal's early Renaissance
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Sacred Stories by Mark D. Steinberg
Sacred Stories

Examines religious narratives, beliefs, and practices in late Imperial Russia
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Observing America: The Commentary of British Visitors to the United States, 1890-1950 by Robert Frankel
Observing America: The Commentary of British Visitors to the United States, 1890-1950

Beginning with Alexis de Tocqueville and Frances Trollope, visitors to America have written some of the most penetrating and, occasionally, scathing commentaries on U.S. politics and culture. Observing America focuses on four of the most insightful British
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Deployed: How Reservists Bear the Burden of Iraq by Michael Craig Musheno & Susan M. Ross
Deployed: How Reservists Bear the Burden of Iraq

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Guerrilla Girl by Helen D. Gamanya
Guerrilla Girl

A Girl's Echoing Voice in the Zimbabwe Chimurenga Guerrilla Girl is a historical novel, set amidst the backdrop of the struggle for liberation of Zimbabwe. Whilst the names of the characters are fictitious, the majority of events and places are true. The
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African perspectives on China in Africa by Firoze Manji
African perspectives on China in Africa

Almost every African country today bears the stamp of China's emerging presence, from oil fields in the east and west, to farms in the south, to mines in the centre of the continent. China has cultural agreements with 42 African countries. US$30 billion
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Firoze Manji15 Jan 2010$19.95

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An Agenda for Regional History by Bill Lancaster
An Agenda for Regional History

Questions of boundaries, identities, cultural landscapes, and economic regions are addressed in these 19 essays aimed at academics and students interested in regional history. The recent flourish in regional history bears striking parallels with the emergence
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1536: The Year that Changed Henry VIII by Suzannah Lipscomb
1536: The Year that Changed Henry VIII

Henry VIII is known stereotypically as a corpulent, covetous, and cunning king whose appetite for worldly goods met few parallels, whose wives met infamously premature ends, and whose religion was largely political in intent. By focusing on a pivotal year
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Surgery Junkies: Wellness and Pathology in Cosmetic Culture by Victoria Pitts-Taylor
Surgery Junkies: Wellness and Pathology in Cosmetic Culture

Despite the increasing prevalence of cosmetic surgery, there are still those who identify individuals who opt for bodily modifications as dupes of beauty culture, as being in conflict with feminist ideals, or as having some form of psychological weakness.
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Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus by Rick Perlstein
Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus

Before the Storm begins in a time much like the present - the tail end of the 1950s, with America affluent, confident, and convinced that political ideology was a thing of the past.

But when John F. Kennedy was elected President in 1960, conservatives-editor

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Slight Epidemic, A: The Government Cover-Up of Black Plague in Los Angeles: What Happened and Why It Matters by Frank Feldinger
Slight Epidemic, A: The Government Cover-Up of Black Plague in Los Angeles: What Happened and Why It Matters

The dramatic true story of the last outbreak of bubonic plague in North America-and the first detailed account of the biggest public health cover-up in U.S. history.
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Frank Feldinger16 Feb 2010$19.95

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The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States by Alexander Keyssar
The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States

"The Right to Vote" is the first comprehensive history of suffrage in the United States in more than eighty years. In this revised edition, Alexander Keyssar chronicles the surprisingly complex and slow evolution of the right to vote from the American
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Hope in Shadows: Stories and Photographs of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside by Brad Cran
Hope in Shadows: Stories and Photographs of Vancouver's Downtown Eastside

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Writers In Paris: Literary Lives in the City of Light by David Burke
Writers In Paris: Literary Lives in the City of Light

No city has attracted so much literary talent, launched so many illustrious careers, or produced such a wealth of enduring literature as Paris. From the 15th century through the 20th, poets, novelists, and playwrights, famed for both their work and th
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Ann Arbor Observed: Selections from Then and Now by Grace Shackman
Ann Arbor Observed: Selections from Then and Now

Twenty-five years ago Grace Shackman began to document the history of Ann Arbor's buildings, events, and people in the Ann Arbor Observer. Soon Shackman's articles, which depicted every aspect of life in Ann Arbor during the city's earlier eras, became
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Category 5: The Story of Camille, Lessons Unlearned from America's Most Violent Hurricane by Judith A. Howard & Ernest Zebrowski
Category 5: The Story of Camille, Lessons Unlearned from America's Most Violent Hurricane

The epic story of the real victims of a perfect storm-overwhelmingly the poor-left behind in the aftermath of a deadly hurricane "A riveting new book." -Tallahassee Democrat "Not simply an historical account of a storm thirty-seven years ago but a living,
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Justice in Middlesex: A Brief History of the Uxbridge Magistrates' Court by Eileen M. Bowlt
Justice in Middlesex: A Brief History of the Uxbridge Magistrates' Court

This unusual book about the history of just one of the magistrates' courts in England and Wales also looks at the rich underlying backdrop of a part of the country that is central to the English legal system. The connection between Middlesex, London and
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Perfect Heroes: The World War II Parachutists and the Making of Israeli Collective Memory by Judith Baumel-Schwartz
Perfect Heroes: The World War II Parachutists and the Making of Israeli Collective Memory

During World War II, the British military dropped several dozen parachutists from Palestine, including three women, behind enemy lines in Eastern Europe and the Balkans. These young soldiers, most of whom had fled Europe only a few years earlier, faced
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The Leaders We Deserved (and a Few We Didn't): Rethinking the Presidential Rating Game by Alvin S. Felzenberg
The Leaders We Deserved (and a Few We Didn't): Rethinking the Presidential Rating Game

It's a perennial pastime to rate U.S. presidents on an all-time ranking: Certain presidents were "Great," others were "Near-Great," and so on down to "Failures" and "Unmitigated Disasters." (OK, we made that last category up.) But as Alvin Felzenberg points
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HAMMER! Making Movies Out of Sex and Life by Barbara Hammer
HAMMER! Making Movies Out of Sex and Life

HAMMER! is the first book by influential filmmaker Barbara Hammer, whose life and work have inspired a generation of queer, feminist, and avant-garde artists and filmmakers. The wild days of non-monogamy in the 1970s, the development of a queer aesthetic
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Sicily: Three Thousand Years of Human History by Sandra Benjamin
Sicily: Three Thousand Years of Human History

Tourists, armchair travelers, and historians will all delight in this fluid narrative that can be read straight through, dipped into over time, or used as a reference guide to each period in Sicily's fascinating tale. Emigration of people from Sicily often
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Empire for Liberty: A History of American Imperialism from Benjamin Franklin to Paul Wolfowitz by Richard H. Immerman
Empire for Liberty: A History of American Imperialism from Benjamin Franklin to Paul Wolfowitz

How could the United States, a nation founded on the principles of liberty and equality, have produced Abu Ghraib, torture memos, Plamegate, and warrantless wiretaps? Did America set out to become an empire? And if so, how has it reconciled its imperialism--and
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Marcus Aurelius: Marcus Aurelius by Frank McLynn
Marcus Aurelius: Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius (121-180 AD) is one of the great figures of antiquity who still speaks to us today, more than two thousand years after his death. His Meditations has been compared by John Stuart Mill to the Sermon on the Mount. A guide to how we should
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Frank McLynn12 Jun 2010$19.95

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A Revolution of the Mind: Radical Enlightenment and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Democracy by Jonathan Israel
A Revolution of the Mind: Radical Enlightenment and the Intellectual Origins of Modern Democracy

Democracy, free thought and expression, religious tolerance, individual liberty, political self-determination of peoples, sexual and racial equality--these values have firmly entered the mainstream in the decades since they were enshrined in the 1948 U.N.
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From Eve to Dawn, A History of Women in the World English, Volume III: Infernos and Paradises, The Triumph of Capitalism in the by Marilyn French
From Eve to Dawn, A History of Women in the World English, Volume III: Infernos and Paradises, The Triumph of Capitalism in the

Writing about what she calls the "most cheering period in female history," international best-selling author Marilyn French recounts how nineteenth century women living under imperialism, industrialization, and capitalism organized for their own education,
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From Eve to Dawn, A History of Women in the World English, Volume IV: Revolutions and the Struggles for Justice in the 20th Cent by Marilyn French
From Eve to Dawn, A History of Women in the World English, Volume IV: Revolutions and the Struggles for Justice in the 20th Cent

From the author of The Women's Room, the best-selling novel that defined the issues that ignited the women's movement, comes a vibrant history of the political revolutions of the twentieth century, ending with a thoughtful investigation into feminist movements
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Kill Khalid: The Failed Mossad Assassination of Khalid Mishal and the Rise of Hamas by Paul McGeough
Kill Khalid: The Failed Mossad Assassination of Khalid Mishal and the Rise of Hamas

√ʬĬú[P]roviding a fly-on-the-wall vantage of the rising diplomatic panic that sent shudders through world capitals√Ę¬Ä¬Ě (Toronto Star), Kill Khalid unfolds as a masterpiece of investigative journalism. In 1997, the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad
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National Dreams: Myth, Memory, and Canadian History by Daniel Francis
National Dreams: Myth, Memory, and Canadian History

As Canadians, we remember the stories told to us in high-school history class as condensed images of the past--the glorious Mountie, the fearsome Native, the Last Spike. National Dreams is an incisive study of the most persistent icons and stories in Canadian
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Unfinished Revolution: Daniel Ortega and Nicaragua's Struggle for Liberation by Kenneth E. Morris
Unfinished Revolution: Daniel Ortega and Nicaragua's Struggle for Liberation

The first full-length biography of Daniel Ortega in any language, this exhaustive account draws from a wealth of untapped sources to tell the story of Nicaragua's continuing struggle for liberation through the prism of the Revolution's most emblematic
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Voices from the Grave: Two Men's War in Ireland by Moloney Ed
Voices from the Grave: Two Men's War in Ireland

The dawning of peace in Northern Ireland has not brought with it much truth about what happened during √ʬĬėthe long war'. Very few of the paramilitary leaders on either side have ever spoken candidly about their role in that bloody conflict. But here,
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Moloney Ed12 Oct 2010$19.95

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Scottish Culture and Traditions by Norman C. Milne
Scottish Culture and Traditions

This book gives an insight to what life was like in Scotland during the late 17th and early 18th centuries. What folk ate, drank, their music and general way of life. Clan tartans did not exist until the early 1800s and this book explains in detail the
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The Whites of Their Eyes: The Tea Party's Revolution and the Battle over American History by Jill Lepore
The Whites of Their Eyes: The Tea Party's Revolution and the Battle over American History

Americans have always put the past to political ends. The Union laid claim to the Revolution--so did the Confederacy. Civil rights leaders said they were the true sons of liberty--so did Southern segregationists. This book tells the story of the centuries-long
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Petersburg/Petersburg: Novel and City, 1900-1921 by Olga Matich
Petersburg/Petersburg: Novel and City, 1900-1921

Since its founding three hundred years ago, the city of Saint Petersburg has captured the imaginations of the most celebrated Russian writers, whose characters map the city by navigating its streets from the aristocratic center to the gritty outskirts.
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Bitterly Divided: The South's Inner Civil War by David Williams
Bitterly Divided: The South's Inner Civil War

Bitterly Divided skillfully shows that from the Confederacy's very beginnings white Southerners were as likely to have opposed secession as supported it, and they undermined the Confederate war effort at nearly every turn. In just one of many telling examples
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David Williams16 Nov 2010$19.95

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Cuba Lost and Found by Edward J. Neyra
Cuba Lost and Found

From 1990 to 2000, the Hispanic population increased nearly 60 percent and is one of the nation's largest minority group In 1962, eleven-year-old Edward Neyra left his homeland of Cuba as part of a secret operation that relocated 14,000 children to the
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The Mystifications of a Nation: "The Potato Bug" and Other Essays on Czech Culture by VladimŪr Macura
The Mystifications of a Nation: "The Potato Bug" and Other Essays on Czech Culture

A keen observer of culture, Czech writer Vladim√≠r Macura (1945–99) devoted a lifetime to illuminating the myths that defined his nation. The Mystifications of a Nation, the first book-length translation of Macura's work in English, offers essays
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Spain: A Unique History by Stanley G. Payne
Spain: A Unique History

From bloodthirsty conquest to exotic romance, stereotypes of Spain abound. This new volume by distinguished historian Stanley G. Payne draws on his half-century of experience to offer a balanced, broadly chronological survey of Spanish history from the
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Darker Nations: The Story Behind the U.S. Racial Wealth Divide by Vijay Prashad
Darker Nations: The Story Behind the U.S. Racial Wealth Divide

Here, from a brilliant young writer, is a paradigm-shifting history of both a utopian concept and global movement√ʬĬ"the idea of the Third World. The Darker Nations traces the intellectual origins and the political history of the twentieth century attempt
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From Eve to Dawn, A History of Women in the World English, Volume II: The Masculine Mystique: From Feudalism to the French Revol by Marilyn French
From Eve to Dawn, A History of Women in the World English, Volume II: The Masculine Mystique: From Feudalism to the French Revol

Analyzing feudalism in Europe and Japan and European expropriation of lands and peoples across the globe, Marilyn French poses a provocative question: how and why did women, with no power or independence, nourish and preserve the family unit and their
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Silent Killing - Nazi Counters To Fairbairn-Sykes Techniques: The Annotated English Tranlation of the Classic German World War I by Phil Matthews
Silent Killing - Nazi Counters To Fairbairn-Sykes Techniques: The Annotated English Tranlation of the Classic German World War I

"Silent Killing" was the name given to the lethal techniques for dispatching Nazi sentries and other German troops that close-combat masters W.E. Fairbairn and E.A. Sykes taught to Allied soldiers, paratroopers and commandos during World War II. These
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Phil Matthews14 Jan 2011$19.95

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A Savage War of Peace by Alistair Horne
A Savage War of Peace

The Algerian War lasted from 1954 to 1962. It brought down six French governments, led to the collapse of the Fourth Republic, returned de Gaulle to power, and came close to provoking a civil war on French soil. More than a million Muslim Algerians died
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Alistair Horne20 Feb 2011$19.95

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The Quotable Thoreau by Jeffrey S. Cramer
The Quotable Thoreau

Few writers are more quotable than Henry David Thoreau. His books, essays, journals, poems, letters, and unpublished manuscripts contain an inexhaustible treasure of epigrams and witticisms, from the famous ("The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation")

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Ataturk by M. Sukru Hanioglu
Ataturk

When Mustafa Kemal Atatürk became the first president of Turkey in 1923, he set about transforming his country into a secular republic where nationalism sanctified by science--and by the personality cult Atatürk created around himself--would

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M. Sukru Hanioglu8 Mar 2011$19.95

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It by Joseph Roach
It

A consumer's guide to iconic celebrity and ageless glamour "Strikingly original, wickedly witty, and thoroughly learned, Roach's anatomy of abnormally interesting people and the vicarious pleasure we take in our modern equivalents to gods and royals will
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Joseph Roach4 Apr 2011$19.95

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World History: The Basics by Peter N. Stearns
World History: The Basics

Written by one of the founders of the field and addressing all of the major issues, World History: The Basics is both an ideal introduction to world history and an important statement about the past, present and future of the field.

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The Victorious Counterrevolution by Michael Seidman
The Victorious Counterrevolution

This groundbreaking history of the Spanish Civil War (1936–39) examines, for the first time in any language, how General Francisco Franco and his Nationalist forces managed state finance and economic production, and mobilized support from elites
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Michael Seidman22 Apr 2011$19.95

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Is Journalism Worth Dying For? by Anna Politkovskaya
Is Journalism Worth Dying For?

A collection of final dispatches by the famed journalist, including the first translation of the work that may have led to her murder

Anna Politkovskaya won international fame for her courageous reporting. Is Journalism Worth Dying For? is a long-awaited

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Osama Bin Laden: A Case Study by Sandia National Laboratories
Osama Bin Laden: A Case Study

This study prepared by Sandia National Laboratories in 1999 provided an open-source examination of the threat posed by Osama bin Laden, his al Qaeda organiation, and allied terrorist organizations. It includes a summary of the relevant history, the lessons
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Sandia National Laboratories24 May 2011$19.95

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Reveille in Washington by Margaret Leech
Reveille in Washington

1860: The American capital is sprawling, fractured, squalid, colored by patriotism and treason, and deeply divided along the political lines that will soon embroil the nation in bloody conflict. Chaotic and corrupt, the young city is populated by bellicose
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Margaret Leech25 Jul 2011$19.95

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Egypt by Robert L. Tignor
Egypt

This is a sweeping, colorful, and concise narrative history of Egypt from the beginning of human settlement in the Nile River valley 5000 years ago to the present day. Accessible, authoritative, and richly illustrated, this is an ideal introduction and

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Robert L. Tignor12 Aug 2011$19.95

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The Burma Delta by Michael Adas
The Burma Delta

In the decades following its annexation to the Indian Empire in 1852, Lower Burma (the Irrawaddy-Sittang delta region) was transformed from an underdeveloped and sparsely populated backwater of the Konbaung Empire into the world's largest exporter of

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Michael Adas31 Aug 2011$19.95

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Signing Their Rights Away by Denise Kiernan & Joseph D'Agnese
Signing Their Rights Away

Unfold Book Jacket for a Full-Color Reproduction of the U.S. Constitution

With their book Signing Their Lives Away, Denise Kiernan and Joseph D'Agnese introduced readers to the 56 statesmen (and occasional scoundrels!) who signed the Declaration of Independence.

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Samurai Tales by Romulus Hillsborough & Kiyoharu Omino
Samurai Tales

Samurai Tales is about the legendary men reborn from the samurai class who fought for the helm of power in 19th century Japan. In an internecine war that was unique in its scope and character, Hillsborough gives us a rare and fascinating look at the
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Romulus Hillsborough &
Kiyoharu Omino
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A Little History of the Australian Labor Party by Frank Bongiorno & Nick Dyrenfurth
A Little History of the Australian Labor Party

Celebrating the 120th anniversary of the Australian Labor Party (ALP)-one of the oldest labor parties in the world and the first to form a government-this short and lively book recounts ALP's history from its origins during the late 19th century through
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Dangerous Economies by Serena Zabin
Dangerous Economies

This history of New York culture and commerce in the first two thirds of the eighteenth century tells how the volatile forces of imperial politics and commerce created a fluid society in which establishing one's own status or verifying another's was a
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Serena Zabin13 Dec 2011$19.95

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The Way of Tea by Aaron Fisher
The Way of Tea

In today's world, the lives of ancient tea masters, living in mountainside huts and picking tea leaves fresh off wild plants, seem inapplicable to our hectic lives. The Way of Tea shows modern readers how you can bring this serenity to your
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Aaron Fisher29 Dec 2011$19.95

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Against the Wall: The Art of Resistance in Palestine by William Parry
Against the Wall: The Art of Resistance in Palestine

Featuring the work of acclaimed artists such as Banksy, Ron English, and Blu, as well as Palestinian artists and activists, the photographs in this collection express outrage, compassion, and touching humor while illustrating the lives and livelihoods
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William Parry29 Dec 2011$19.95

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Interview With A Boomer by Vince Stella
Interview With A Boomer

Interview With A Boomer
Living Through A Phenomenon

Do you can recall where you were, what you were doing, and who you were doing it with when President John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King was assassinated.

With so much of our personal history

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Vince Stella6 Jan 2012$19.95

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Jungle Patrol, the Story of the Philippine Constabulary (1901-1936) by Vic Hurley
Jungle Patrol, the Story of the Philippine Constabulary (1901-1936)

"Always Out-Numbered, Never Out-Fought!" .... the Philippine Constabulary This is the story of an obscure and heroic quasi-military force that began as a disguised arm of American colonial policy and became a respected Philippine institution. The book
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Vic Hurley8 Jan 2012$19.95

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Lincoln on Trial by Burrus Carnahan
Lincoln on Trial

In light of recent controversies and legal actions related to America's treatment of enemy prisoners in the Middle East and Guant√°namo Bay, the regulation of government during wartime has become a volatile issue on the global scene. By today's standards,
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Burrus Carnahan23 Jan 2012$19.95

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Something's Rising by Silas House
Something's Rising

Something's Rising collects oral histories from a diverse group of individuals from Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee, and Virginia who are fighting mountaintop removal, an ecologically devastating form of coal mining. Taken together, these voices stand
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Silas House1 Feb 2012$19.95

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John Ledyard's Journey through Russia and Siberia, 1787-1788 by Stephen D. Watrous
John Ledyard's Journey through Russia and Siberia, 1787-1788

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Stephen D. Watrous3 Feb 2012$19.95

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Signing Their Lives Away by Joseph D'Agnese & Denise Kiernan
Signing Their Lives Away

In the summer of 1776, fifty-six men risked their lives and livelihood to defy King George III and sign the Declaration of Independence—yet how many of them do we actually remember? Signing Their Lives Away introduces readers to the eclectic group
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Joseph D'Agnese &
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Revolutionary Days: A Chronological History of the Mexican Revolution by Ray Acosta
Revolutionary Days: A Chronological History of the Mexican Revolution

Scholars, students and general readers have always been frustrated by the sheer complexity of the Mexican Revolution. Sprawling across the length and breadth of the country and spanning far more than a decade, the "wind that swept Mexico" has baffled students
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Ray Acosta13 Feb 2012$19.95

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Kentucky Lawyer by Mac Swinford
Kentucky Lawyer

Presenting the most humorous, enlightening, and touching moments of a remarkable fifty-year career, Kentucky Lawyer provides an authoritative and enjoyable portrayal of the legal profession. Mac Swinford, a legend of the Kentucky bar and bench, tackles
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Mac Swinford15 Feb 2012$19.95

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A Concise History of Kentucky by James Klotter
A Concise History of Kentucky

To most people, the word "Kentucky" is likely to inspire thoughts of Derby Day, burley tobacco fields, feuding Appalachian families, coal mines, and Colonel Sanders' famous fried chicken. There is much more, however, to the Bluegrass State's rich but often
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Mumbai Fables by Gyan Prakash
Mumbai Fables

A place of spectacle and ruin, Mumbai exemplifies the cosmopolitan metropolis. It is not just a big city but also a soaring vision of modern urban life. Millions from India and beyond, of different ethnicities, languages, and religions, have washed up

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Gyan Prakash18 Feb 2012$19.95

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The Social History of Bourbon by Gerald Carson
The Social History of Bourbon

The distinctive beverage of the Western world, bourbon is Kentucky's illustrious gift to the world of spirits. Although the story of American whiskey is recorded in countless lively pages of our nation's history, the place of bourbon in the American cultural
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Gerald Carson20 Feb 2012$19.95

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The Hank Adams Reader by David Wilkins
The Hank Adams Reader

In his own words, the political legacy of Hank Adams.
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Studs Terkel's Chicago by Studs Terkel
Studs Terkel's Chicago

In the tradition of E. B. White's bestselling Here Is New York, Chicago a tribute to the "Second City"—part history, part memoir, and 100% Studs Terkel—infused with anecdotes, memories, and reflections that celebrate the great city.

Chicago

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Feeding the Russian Fur Trade by James R. Gibson
Feeding the Russian Fur Trade

James R. Gibson offers a detailed study that is both an account of this chapter of Russian history and a full examination of the changing geography of the Okhotsk Seaboard and the Kamchatka Peninsula over the course of two centuries.

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Siberian Journey by Perry McDonough Collins
Siberian Journey

Perry McDonough Collins was the first American to journey through Siberia and down the 2,690-mile Amur River to the Pacific Ocean. In 1860 he wrote A Voyage Down the Amoor, an account of his adventures, and his book proved so popular that it was reissued

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Tourism, Landscape, and the Irish Character by William Williams
Tourism, Landscape, and the Irish Character

Picturesque but poor, abject yet sublime in its Gothic melancholy, the Ireland perceived by British visitors during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries did not fit their ideas of progress, propriety, and Protestantism. The rituals of Irish Catholicism,

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William Williams28 Mar 2012$19.95

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A Spy's Guide to Santa Fe and Albuquerque by E. B. Held
A Spy's Guide to Santa Fe and Albuquerque

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The Ties That Buy by Ellen Hartigan-O'Connor
The Ties That Buy

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Swish of the Kris, Authorized and Enhanced Edition by Vic Hurley
Swish of the Kris, Authorized and Enhanced Edition

This newly enhanced edition of Hurley's 1936 work traces the story of the Moros from pre-history to modern times, and is acknowledged to be a key to the understanding of the development of their culture. The book now contains photographs from the author's
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The Capture of Constantinople by Alfred Andrea
The Capture of Constantinople

The armies of the Fourth Crusade that left Western Europe at the beginning of the thirteenth century never reached the Holy Land to fight the Infidel; they stopped instead at Byzantium and sacked that capital of eastern Christendom. Much of what we know

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Sea Gypsy Journal - Classics by Barry J. Warburton
Sea Gypsy Journal - Classics

Sea Gypsy Journal - Classics is a compilation of great sea stories from the past. The Sea Gypsy Journal provides a venue where classic sea-tales, like those in these pages, are presented alongside new classics told by modern day seafarers. We hope the
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Research Methods: The Basics by Nicholas Walliman
Research Methods: The Basics

Research Methods: The Basics is an accessible, user-friendly introduction to the different aspects of research theory, methods and practice.

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Roy & Me by Maurice Yacowar
Roy & Me

Maurice Yacowar challenges genre and form in Roy & Me, a cross between memoir and fiction, truth and distortion. It is the exploration of Yacowar's relationship with Roy Farran-soldier, politician, author, mentor-and his conflict with Farran's anti-Semitic
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Alexander the Great and His Empire by Pierre Briant
Alexander the Great and His Empire

This is the first publication in English of Pierre Briant's classic short history of Alexander the Great's conquest of the Persian empire, from the Mediterranean to Central Asia. Eschewing a conventional biographical focus, this is the only book in any

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Political Hypocrisy by David Runciman
Political Hypocrisy

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China's New Confucianism by Daniel A. Bell
China's New Confucianism

What is it like to be a Westerner teaching political philosophy in an officially Marxist state? Why do Chinese sex workers sing karaoke with their customers? And why do some Communist Party cadres get promoted if they care for their elderly parents? In

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True Stories by Inga Clendinnen
True Stories

Inga Clendinnen believes that democratic people need true stories about their past. In these engaging essays, based on her 1999 Boyer Lectures, she argues for the rejection of any single, simple account of the Australian past and looks towards a deeper
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Americana: Readings in Popular Culture, Revised Edition by Leslie Wilson
Americana: Readings in Popular Culture, Revised Edition

Americana: Readings in Popular Culture, Revised Edition, is a collection of essays examining American culture from 1900 to present. Dozens of scholars investigates five aspects of our society offering unique and original insights into "What We Hear," "What
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Capitalism and the Jews by Jerry Z. Muller
Capitalism and the Jews

The unique historical relationship between capitalism and the Jews is crucial to understanding modern European and Jewish history. But the subject has been addressed less often by mainstream historians than by anti-Semites or apologists. In this book

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A Harvest of Reluctant Souls by Baker H. Morrow
A Harvest of Reluctant Souls

The most thorough account ever written of southwestern life in the early seventeenth century, this engaging book was first published in 1630 as an official report to the king of Spain by Fray Alonso de Benavides, a Portuguese Franciscan who was the third
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Days of Darkness by John Ed Pearce
Days of Darkness

Among the darkest corners of Kentucky's past are the grisly feuds that tore apart the hills of eastern Kentucky from the late nineteenth century until well into the twentieth. Now, from the tangled threads of conflicting testimony, John Ed Pearce weaves
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The Dentist of Auschwitz by Benjamin Jacobs
The Dentist of Auschwitz

" In 1941 Berek Jakubowicz (now Benjamin Jacobs) was deported from his Polish village and remained a prisoner of the Reich until the final days of the war. His possession of a few dental tools and rudimentary skills saved his life. Jacobs helped assemble
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The Dentist of Auschwitz by Benjamin Jacobs
The Dentist of Auschwitz

" In 1941 Berek Jakubowicz (now Benjamin Jacobs) was deported from his Polish village and remained a prisoner of the Reich until the final days of the war. His possession of a few dental tools and rudimentary skills saved his life. Jacobs helped assemble
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The Indispensable Zinn by Timothy McCarthy
The Indispensable Zinn

When the historian Howard Zinn died in early 2010, millions mourned the loss of one of our foremost intellectual and political guides: a historian, activist, and truth-teller who, in the words of the New york Times's Bob Herbert, "peel[ed] back the rosy
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A Revolution of the Mind by Jonathan Israel
A Revolution of the Mind

Democracy, free thought and expression, religious tolerance, individual liberty, political self-determination of peoples, sexual and racial equality--these values have firmly entered the mainstream in the decades since they were enshrined in the 1948

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World War II Reflections: An Oral History of Pennsylvania's Veterans by Brian Lockman
World War II Reflections: An Oral History of Pennsylvania's Veterans

Thirty veterans of World War II from Pennsylvania recall their time of service in France, Italy, Burma, Guadalcanal, the Philippines, and the Pacific in this new volume based on Pennsylvania Cable Network's award-winning series World War II--In Their Own
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Imaginary Friends: Representing Quakers in American Culture, 1650-1950 by James Emmett Ryan
Imaginary Friends: Representing Quakers in American Culture, 1650-1950

When Americans today think of the Religious Society of Friends, better known as Quakers, they may picture the smiling figure on boxes of oatmeal. But since their arrival in the American colonies in the 1650s, Quakers¬' spiritual values and social habits
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James Emmett Ryan30 Apr 2012$19.95

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Blood and Faith by Matthew Carr
Blood and Faith

In April 1609, King Philip III of Spain signed an edict denouncing the Muslim inhabitants of Spain as heretics, traitors, and apostates. Later that year, the entire Muslim population of Spain was given three days to leave Spanish territory, on threat of
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Matthew Carr5 May 2012$19.95

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Marcus Aurelius by Frank McLynn
Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius (121-180 AD) is one of the great figures of antiquity who still speaks to us today, more than two thousand years after his death. His Meditations has been compared by John Stuart Mill to the Sermon on the Mount. A guide to how we should
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Frank McLynn5 May 2012$19.95

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There's More to New Jersey than the Sopranos by Marc Mappen
There's More to New Jersey than the Sopranos

In this lively romp through history from the primitive past to the present day, MarcMappen's message resonatesýThere's More to New Jersey than the Sopranos. Real tales, wise tales, tall tales abound throughout the pages of Mappen's collection, filled
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Marc Mappen6 May 2012$19.95

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The Middle East and Islamic World Reader by Marvin E. E. Gettleman
The Middle East and Islamic World Reader

In this insightful anthology, historians Marvin E. Gettleman and Stuart Schaar have assembled a broad selection of documents and contemporary scholarship to give a view of the history of the peoples from the core Islamic lands, from the Golden Age of Islam
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Marvin E. E. Gettleman10 May 2012$19.95

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Colonial Crucible: Empire in the Making of the Modern American State by Francisco A. McCoy
Colonial Crucible: Empire in the Making of the Modern American State

At the end of the nineteenth century the United States swiftly occupied a string of small islands dotting the Caribbean and Western Pacific, from Puerto Rico and Cuba to Hawaii and the Philippines. Colonial Crucible: Empire in the Making of the Modern
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Francisco A. McCoy13 May 2012$19.95

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Listen to Ngarrindjeri Women Speaking: Kungun Ngarrindjeri Miminar Yunnan by Diane Bell
Listen to Ngarrindjeri Women Speaking: Kungun Ngarrindjeri Miminar Yunnan

The Ngarridjeri women of South Australia reveal their thoughts, daily challenges, and visions for the future in this moving book. The stories range from charming and delightful to jarring and shocking, and delve into matters both social and personal—including
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Diane Bell19 May 2012$19.95

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First Kill Your Family: Child Soldiers of Uganda and the Lord's Resistance Army by Peter Eichstaedt
First Kill Your Family: Child Soldiers of Uganda and the Lord's Resistance Army

Told through the voices of those who have suffered, this illuminating exposť examines how a forgotten region of one of Africa's most promising nations—Uganda, dubbed "the pearl" of Africa by Winston Churchill—has been systematically destroyed
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Peter Eichstaedt26 May 2012$19.95

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Gods, Gachupines and Gringos: A People's History of Mexico by Richard Grabman
Gods, Gachupines and Gringos: A People's History of Mexico

A complete, accessible, and nonacademic history of Mexico for general readers, this volume is a solidly researched introduction to a surprisingly multicultural, multifaceted nation. Presenting Mexico as it is and often with a refreshing wit and humor,

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Quotable Quotes Of Mwalimu Julius K Nyerere. Collected from Speeches and Writings by Christopher C. Liundi
Quotable Quotes Of Mwalimu Julius K Nyerere. Collected from Speeches and Writings

President Juliys Kambarge Nyerere was the first President of the United Republic of Tanzania and Founder of the Nation. He came into power through the ballot - a democratic process held in 1961, and remained in power for more than two decades. Mwalimu
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Eastern Front Combat: The German Soldier in Battle from Stalingrad to Berlin by Hans Wijers
Eastern Front Combat: The German Soldier in Battle from Stalingrad to Berlin

Appearing for the first time in English, these are original accounts by German soldiers who fought on the Eastern Front in World War II. Included are stories from a panzer crewman who survived the fighting at Stalingrad as well as a paratrooper making
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The Elusive Empire: Kazan and the Creation of Russia, 1552-1671 by Matthew P. P. Romaniello
The Elusive Empire: Kazan and the Creation of Russia, 1552-1671

In 1552, Muscovite Russia conquered the city of Kazan on the Volga River. It was the first Orthodox Christian victory against Islam since the fall of Constantinople, a turning point that, over the next four years, would complete Moscow's control over

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Luis BuŮuel: The Red Years, 1929-1939 by
Luis BuŮuel: The Red Years, 1929-1939

The turbulent years of the 1930s were of profound importance in the life of Spanish film director Luis BuŮuel (1900–1983). He joined the Surrealist movement in 1929 but by 1932 had renounced it and embraced Communism. During the Spanish Civil War

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The End of the West: The Once and Future Europe (New in Paper) by David Marquand
The End of the West: The Once and Future Europe (New in Paper)

Has Europe's extraordinary postwar recovery limped to an end? It would seem so. The United Kingdom, Belgium, France, Italy, and former Soviet Bloc countries have experienced ethnic or religious disturbances, sometimes violent. Greece, Ireland, and Spain

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David Marquand26 Jun 2012$19.95

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The Japanese Way of the Artist: Living the Japanese Arts & Ways, Brush Meditation, The Japanese Way of the Flower by H. E. E. Davey
The Japanese Way of the Artist: Living the Japanese Arts & Ways, Brush Meditation, The Japanese Way of the Flower

Now in a single volume, three essential works on Japanese aesthetics, spirituality, and meditation
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H. E. E. Davey29 Jun 2012$19.95

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Island of Java by John Joseph Joseph Stockdale
Island of Java

Originally published in 1811, Island of Java was the first popular work in English to describe what for many centuries was the most important island in the vast Indonesian archipelago. The book enjoyed a great popularity and quickly passed into a second
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John Joseph Joseph Stockdale1 Jul 2012$19.95

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Where the South Lost the War: An Analysis of the Fort Henry-Fort Donelson Campaign, February 1862 by Kendall D. D. Gott
Where the South Lost the War: An Analysis of the Fort Henry-Fort Donelson Campaign, February 1862

With the collapse of the Confederate defenses at Forts Henry and Donelson on the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers, the entire Tennessee Valley was open to Union invasion and control. These Northern victories set up the 1864 Atlanta Campaign that cut the
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Kendall D. D. Gott17 Jul 2012$19.95

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Burnside's Bridge: The Climactic Struggle of the 2nd and 20th Georgia at Antietam Creek by Phillip Thomas Thomas Tucker
Burnside's Bridge: The Climactic Struggle of the 2nd and 20th Georgia at Antietam Creek

Before the heroic stand of the 20th Maine at Little Round Top, the 2nd and 20th Georgia infantries, led by Brig. Gen. Robert Toombs, held off a veritable Yankee juggernaut and triumphed at Burnside's Bridge on Antietam Creek in 1862. This detailed account
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Phillip Thomas Thomas Tucker17 Jul 2012$19.95

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Hunters of Kentucky, The: A Narrative History of America's First Far West, 1750-1792 by Ted Franklin Franklin Belue
Hunters of Kentucky, The: A Narrative History of America's First Far West, 1750-1792

The Hunters of Kentucky covers a wide range of frontier existence, from daily life and survival to wars, exploits, and even flora and fauna, the pioneers and their lives are profiled in biographical sketches, giving a rich sampling of the personalities
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Ted Franklin Franklin Belue17 Jul 2012$19.95

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Endless War: Middle-Eastern Islam vs. Western Civilization by Ralph Peters
Endless War: Middle-Eastern Islam vs. Western Civilization

Ralph Peters, hailed by Fred Smoler of the New York Post as "one of the most remarkable American strategists of our time," covers the toughest security issues of our time in this sweeping collection that ranges from Muslim military triumphs a thousand
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Wars of Blood and Faith: Conflicts That Will Shape the Twenty-First Century by Ralph Peters
Wars of Blood and Faith: Conflicts That Will Shape the Twenty-First Century

In the no-holds-barred tradition that has won him so many fans across the nation and around the world, best-selling author and strategist Ralph Peters confronts the crucial security issues of our time--and the troubled times to come. With his trademark
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Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles by Richard Dowden
Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles

After a lifetime's close observation of the continent, one of the world's finest Africa correspondents has penned a landmark book on life and death in modern Africa. It takes a guide as observant, experienced, and patient as Richard Dowden to reveal its
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War in the Aegean: The Campaign for the Eastern Mediterranean in World War II by Peter C. C. Smith
War in the Aegean: The Campaign for the Eastern Mediterranean in World War II

Both Winston Churchill and Adolf Hitler wanted the Aegean Sea in 1943. The British prime minister saw an opportunity to force neutral Turkey into the Allied camp and tie up German forces as the war in Europe gained speed, while the Nazi leader wanted to
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Peter C. C. Smith27 Jul 2012$19.95

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A Ditch in Time: The City, the West and Water by Patricia Nelson Nelson Limerick & Jason Hanson
A Ditch in Time: The City, the West and Water

A study of water and its unique role and history in the West, as well as in the nation.

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Empire for Liberty: A History of American Imperialism from Benjamin Franklin to Paul Wolfowitz by Richard H. H. Immerman
Empire for Liberty: A History of American Imperialism from Benjamin Franklin to Paul Wolfowitz

How could the United States, a nation founded on the principles of liberty and equality, have produced Abu Ghraib, torture memos, Plamegate, and warrantless wiretaps? Did America set out to become an empire? And if so, how has it reconciled its imperialism--and

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I Must Resist: Bayard Rustin's Life in Letters by Bayard Rustin
I Must Resist: Bayard Rustin's Life in Letters

Bayard Rustin's life story told in his own words through his intimate correspondence, published on the centennial of his birth.
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The Cage: The Fight for Sri Lanka and the Last Days of the Tamil Tigers by Gordon Weiss
The Cage: The Fight for Sri Lanka and the Last Days of the Tamil Tigers

An incisive first account of the formation, history, and bloody dissolution of the rebel Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka.
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The Rumrunners: A Prohibition Scrapbook by Marty Gervais
The Rumrunners: A Prohibition Scrapbook

On its way to selling 10000 copies in Canada, it is essential to understanding Prohibition in the US.
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Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion by Robert Morgan
Lions of the West: Heroes and Villains of the Westward Expansion

From Thomas Jefferson's birth in 1743 to the California Gold Rush in 1849, America's westward expansion comes to life in the hands of a writer fascinated by the way individual lives link up, illuminate one another, and collectively impact history.

Jefferson,
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To Cook a Continent: Destructive Extraction and Climate Crisis in Africa by Nnimmo Bassey
To Cook a Continent: Destructive Extraction and Climate Crisis in Africa

Arguing that the climate crisis confronting the world today is rooted mainly in the wealthy economies' abuse of fossil fuels, indigenous forests, and global commercial agriculture, this important book investigates how Africa has been exploited and how

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Nnimmo Bassey25 Aug 2012$19.95

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Indians of the Pacific Northwest: From the Coming of the White Man to the Present Day by Vine Deloria Jr. Jr.
Indians of the Pacific Northwest: From the Coming of the White Man to the Present Day

The definitive and moving account of the Pacific Northwest tribes and their struggle to maintain their culture and traditional homelands.
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Vine Deloria Jr. Jr.27 Aug 2012$19.95

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Fifty Years of the Texas Observer by Char Miller
Fifty Years of the Texas Observer

The Texas Observer began publishing in Austin in 1954, and in the past five decades it has been an important voice in Texas culture and politics. Following in the muckraking tradition of George Seldes and I. F. Stone, the Observer has championed honest
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A People's History of London by Lindsey German & John Rees
A People's History of London

The forgotten history of London: the world capital of revolution.

In the eyes of Britain's heritage industry, London is the traditional home of empire, monarchy and power, an urban wonderland for the privileged, where the vast majority of Londoners feature

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The Eitingons: A Twentieth Century Story by Mary-Kay Wilmers
The Eitingons: A Twentieth Century Story

A family history that explores the KGB, the fur trade, Freud and the assassination of Trotsky.

Mary-Kay Wilmers began looking into aspects of her remarkable family twenty years ago. The result is a book of astonishing scope and originality that throws
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Civil War Road Trip, Volume II: A Guide to Virginia & Maryland, 1863-1865 by Michael Weeks
Civil War Road Trip, Volume II: A Guide to Virginia & Maryland, 1863-1865

In this second volume of Michael Weeks' thoroughly researched guide to the battlefields of the Civil War, you will find complete tours of every major military campaign in the region from 1863 to 1865.

In this second volume of Michael Weeks' thoroughly
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Dreamers of a New Day: Women Who Invented the Twentieth Century by Sheila Rowbotham
Dreamers of a New Day: Women Who Invented the Twentieth Century

The acclaimed exploration of the women who revolutionized American and British life.

From the 1880s to the 1920s, a profound social awakening among women extended the possibilities of change far beyond the struggle for the vote. Amid the growth of globalized
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Sheila Rowbotham20 Sep 2012$19.95

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The Invention of Paris: A History in Footsteps by Eric Hazan
The Invention of Paris: A History in Footsteps

A radical guide to Paris through art, literature and revolution.
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Parallel Worlds: The Remarkable Gibbs-Hunts and the Enduring (In)significance of Melanin by Adele Logan Alexander
Parallel Worlds: The Remarkable Gibbs-Hunts and the Enduring (In)significance of Melanin

When William Henry Hunt married Ida Alexander Gibbs in the spring of 1904, their wedding was a dazzling Washington social event that joined an Oberlin-educated diplomat's daughter and a Wall Street veteran who could trace his lineage to Jamestown. Their

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Adele Logan Alexander21 Sep 2012$19.95

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Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East: 1776 to the Present by Michael B. Oren
Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East: 1776 to the Present

"Will shape our thinking about America and the Middle East for years."-Christopher Dickey, Newsweek

This best-selling history is the first fully comprehensive history of America's involvement in the Middle East from George Washington to George W. Bush.
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Khrushchev's Cold War: The Inside Story of an American Adversary by Aleksandr Fursenko & Timothy Naftali
Khrushchev's Cold War: The Inside Story of an American Adversary

"Contains unsettling insights into some of the most dangerous geopolitical crises of the time."-The Economist
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Around the World Submerged: The Voyage of the Triton by Edward L. Beach
Around the World Submerged: The Voyage of the Triton

When the nuclear-powered submarine USS Triton was commissioned in November 1959, its commanding officer, Captain Edward L. Beach, planned a routine shakedown cruise in the North Atlantic. Two weeks before the scheduled cruise, however, Beach was summoned
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Palestine Inside Out: An Everyday Occupation by Saree Makdisi
Palestine Inside Out: An Everyday Occupation

"A compelling account . . . and a reminder that a true peace can be built only on justice."-Desmond M. Tutu
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Chicago Whispers: A History of LGBT Chicago before Stonewall by St. Sukie de la Croix
Chicago Whispers: A History of LGBT Chicago before Stonewall

Chicago Whispers illuminates a colorful and vibrant record of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgendered people who lived and loved in Chicago from the city's beginnings in the 1670s as a fur-trading post to the end of the 1960s. Journalist St. Sukie

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The Gift of Correspondence in Classical Rome: Friendship in Cicero's Ad Familiares and Seneca's Moral Epistles by Amanda Wilcox
The Gift of Correspondence in Classical Rome: Friendship in Cicero's Ad Familiares and Seneca's Moral Epistles

Amanda Wilcox offers an innovative approach to two major collections of Roman letters—Cicero's Ad Familiares and Seneca's Moral Epistles—informed by modern cross-cultural theories of gift-giving.
By viewing letters and the practice of

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Burn After Reading: The Espionage History of World War II by Ladislas Farago
Burn After Reading: The Espionage History of World War II

Fought under the cover of elaborate deceptions and ruthless lies, the deadly intelligence operations of World War II produced victories and defeats that were often as important as any reached on the battlefield. A behind-the-scenes history of the war,
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Those Damned Rebels: The American Revolution As Seen Through British Eyes by Michael Pearson
Those Damned Rebels: The American Revolution As Seen Through British Eyes

A re-creation of the American Revolution from the British point of view --and a dramatically different picture of the birth of our nation.
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Ute Indians of Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico by Virginia McConnell Simmons
Ute Indians of Utah, Colorado, and New Mexico

Using government documents, archives, and local histories, Simmons has painstakingly separated the often repeated and often incorrect hearsay from more accurate accounts of the Ute Indians.
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Riding the High Wire by Robert A. Trennert
Riding the High Wire

Riding the High Wire is the first comprehensive history of aerial mine tramways in the American West, describing their place in the evolution of mining after 1870. Robert A. Trennert shows how the mid-nineteenth century development of wire rope manufacturing
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Histories of Infamy by Scott Sessions & CristiŠn A. Roa-de-la-Carrera
Histories of Infamy

In Histories of Infamy, Cristián Roa-de-la-Carrera explores Francisco López de Gómara's (1511-ca.1559) attempt to ethically reconcile Spain's civilizing mission with the conquistadors' abuse and exploitation of Native peoples. The most widely read account
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Distant Bugles, Distant Drums by Flint Whitlock
Distant Bugles, Distant Drums

Distant Bugles, Distant Drums brings to life the epic march of 1,000 men recruited from Colorado's towns, farms, and mining camps to fight 3,000 Confederate soldiers in New Mexico.
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A Tenderfoot In Colorado by Richard Baxter Townshend
A Tenderfoot In Colorado

Now back in print, A Tenderfoot in Colorado is R. B. Townshend's classic account of his time in the wild frontier territory known as Colorado. Townshend arrived in the Rockies in 1869, fresh from Cambridge, England, with $300 in his pockets. He found friends
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Genocide Lives in Us: Women, Memory, and Silence in Rwanda by Jennie E. Burnet
Genocide Lives in Us: Women, Memory, and Silence in Rwanda

In the aftermath of the 1994 genocide, Rwandan women faced the impossible—resurrecting their lives amidst unthinkable devastation. Haunted by memories of lost loved ones and of their own experiences of violence, women rebuilt their lives from "less

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Perfidy and Passion: Reintroducing the Iliad by Mark Buchan
Perfidy and Passion: Reintroducing the Iliad

Homer's Iliad is often considered a poem of blunt truthfulness, his characters' motivation pleasingly simple. A closer look, however, reveals a complex interplay of characters who engage in an awful lot of lies. Beginning with Achilles, who hatches

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Black Cat Raiders of WW II by Richard C. Knott
Black Cat Raiders of WW II

Thanks to the PBY's daring pilots and their effective tactics, the slow outdated Catalina patrol bombers became the scourge of Japanese shipping in the South Pacific during World War II. Painted black and hunting at night, the Black Cats, as they were
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A Signal Victory: The Lake Erie Campaign, 1812-1813 by David C. Skaggs & Gerald Altoff
A Signal Victory: The Lake Erie Campaign, 1812-1813

The Battle of Lake Erie on 10 September 1813 is considered by many to be the most important naval confrontation of the War of 1812. Made famous by the American fleet commander Oliver Hazard Perry's comment, "We have met the enemy and they are ours," the
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The Ship that Held the Line: The U.S.S. Hornet and the First Year of the Pacific War by Lislie Rose
The Ship that Held the Line: The U.S.S. Hornet and the First Year of the Pacific War

The American fleet aircraft carrier Hornet is widely acknowledged for the contributions she made to the war effort. The Doolittle Raid, launched from the Hornet's deck, inaugurated America's Pacific counteroffensive and transformed the aircraft carrier
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Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome by Victor Davis Hanson
Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome

In this prequel to the now-classic Makers of Modern Strategy, Victor Davis Hanson, a leading scholar of ancient military history, gathers prominent thinkers to explore key facets of warfare, strategy, and foreign policy in the Greco-Roman world. From

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1536: The Year that Changed Henry VIII by Suzannah Lipscomb
1536: The Year that Changed Henry VIII

Henry VIII is known stereotypically as a corpulent, covetous, and cunning king whose appetite for worldly goods met few parallels, whose wives met infamously premature ends, and whose religion was largely political in intent. By focusing on a pivotal

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Sherman and the Burning of Columbia by Marion Brunson Lucas
Sherman and the Burning of Columbia

Investigates who really burned South Carolina's capital in 1865
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Hooligans in Khrushchev's Russia: Defining, Policing, and Producing Deviance during the Thaw by Brian LaPierre
Hooligans in Khrushchev's Russia: Defining, Policing, and Producing Deviance during the Thaw

Swearing, drunkenness, promiscuity, playing loud music, brawling—in the Soviet Union these were not merely bad behavior, they were all forms of the crime of "hooliganism." Defined as "rudely violating public order and expressing clear disrespect

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The Wizards Of Langley: Inside The Cia's Directorate Of Science And Technology by Jeffrey T. Richelson
The Wizards Of Langley: Inside The Cia's Directorate Of Science And Technology

A uniquely detailed and engrossing look at the individuals, scientific innovation, and bureaucratic warfare behind the scenes at the CIA's Directorate of Science and Technology
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Jeffrey T. Richelson18 Nov 2012$19.95

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Alone on Guadalcanal: A Coastwatcher's Story by Martin W. Clemens
Alone on Guadalcanal: A Coastwatcher's Story

This remarkable memoir tells the compelling story of the near-mythic British district officer who helped shape the first great Allied counteroffensive. Scottish-born and Cambridge-educated, Martin Clemens managed to survive months behind Japanese lines
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DinťjŪ Na`nitin: Navajo Traditional Teachings and History by Robert S. McPherson
DinťjŪ Na`nitin: Navajo Traditional Teachings and History

"It is rare that an Anglo scholar could understand the in-depth meaning of the Navajo worldview and its implications. It is even rarer for him to interpret it in Western [narrative] form without losing meaning and integrity. . . Robert S. McPherson has

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Sunlight At Midnight St. Petersburg And The Rise Of Modern Russia by Bruce Lincoln
Sunlight At Midnight St. Petersburg And The Rise Of Modern Russia

A fitting testament to [Lincoln's] literary skill. It evokes vividly the unconscionable gulf between the life of the city's aristocratic patrons and the misery of the masses.--New York Times
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Tournament of Shadows: The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Central Asia by Karl E. Meyer & Shareen Blair Brysac
Tournament of Shadows: The Great Game and the Race for Empire in Central Asia

In this updated edition, the authors reflect on Central Asia's history since the end of the Russo-Afghan war, and particularly in the wake of 9/11.
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Sanctions as Grand Strategy by Brendan Taylor
Sanctions as Grand Strategy

Economic sanctions are becoming increasingly central to shaping strategic outcomes in the twenty-first century. They afford great powers a means by which to seek to influence the behaviour of states, to demonstrate international leadership and to express

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Towards Nuclear Zero by Raimo Všyrynen & David Cortright
Towards Nuclear Zero

Rarely in the atomic age have hopes been raised as high as they are now for genuine progress toward disarmament. The new receptivity reflected in the policy declarations of many governments was sparked by a wave of private initiatives led by former senior

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Transforming Pakistan: Ways Out of Instability by Hilary Synnott
Transforming Pakistan: Ways Out of Instability

This book argues that any strategy for dealing with Pakistan requires an understanding of the country's complex and turbulent history and of the weaknesses of its political and other institutions. It describes how, in the absence of an inherent national

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Never Ask Permission: Elisabeth Scott Bocock of Richmond, A Memoir by Mary Buford Hitz by Mary Buford Hitz
Never Ask Permission: Elisabeth Scott Bocock of Richmond, A Memoir by Mary Buford Hitz

Some cities, through hardship or glory or a combination of both, produce extraordinary women. Richmond in the early twentieth century, dominated by its prominent families and still haunted by the ghosts of its Confederate past, produced a galaxy of such

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True Believer: Inside the Investigation and Capture of Ana Montes, Cuba's Master Spy by Scott Carmichael
True Believer: Inside the Investigation and Capture of Ana Montes, Cuba's Master Spy

Ana Montes appeared to be a model employee of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA). Known to her coworkers as the Queen of Cuba, she was an overachiever who advanced quickly through the ranks of Latin American specialists to become the intelligence community's
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Law, Justice and Mediation: The Legend of St Yves by Bryan Gibson
Law, Justice and Mediation: The Legend of St Yves

The Legend of St Yves is not widely known in Britain, even though he is the patron saint of lawyers (among other things). In this informative account, Bryan Gibson places St Yves - born Erwan Helouri - on a par with Robin Hood, Jessie James and Ned Kelly
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Breaking the Maya Code (Third Edition) by Michael D. Coe
Breaking the Maya Code (Third Edition)

The inside story of one of the great intellectual breakthroughs of our time—the first great decipherment of an ancient script—now revised and updated.

In the past dozen years, Maya decipherment has made great strides, in part due to the Internet,
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Never Quit the Fight by Ralph Peters
Never Quit the Fight

Drawing on his global experiences from Africa to Iraq, author Ralph Peters attacks today's crucial issues of our time head-on, with the clear eye and blunt voice that has won him a devoted following. In this book he continues to ask tough questions: Is
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Cowtown Wichita and the Wild, Wicked West by Stan Hoig
Cowtown Wichita and the Wild, Wicked West

A new look at the colorful history of the Peerless Princess of the Plains.
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U.S. Army Weapons Systems 2013-2014 by Department of the Army
U.S. Army Weapons Systems 2013-2014

An up-to-date and in-depth look at the weapons used today by the United States Army.
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The Ascent of Humanity: Civilization and the Human Sense of Self by Charles Eisenstein
The Ascent of Humanity: Civilization and the Human Sense of Self

Charles Eisenstein explores the history and potential future of civilization, tracing the converging crises of our age to the illusion of the separate self. In this limited hardcover edition of Eisenstein's landmark book, he argues that our disconnection
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Walter Benjamin by Gershom Scholem
Walter Benjamin

Gershom Scholem is celebrated as the twentieth century's most profound student of the Jewish mystical tradition; Walter Benjamin, as a master thinker whose extraordinary essays mix the revolutionary, the revelatory, and the esoteric. Scholem was a precocious
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Glider Infantryman: Behind Enemy Lines in World War II by Donald J. Rich & Kevin William Brooks
Glider Infantryman: Behind Enemy Lines in World War II

A member of the famed Screaming Eagles of the 101st Airborne Division, Donald J. Rich went ashore on D-Day at Utah Beach, was wounded in the bloody conflict at Carentan, landed in a flimsy plywood-and-canvas glider on the battlefields of Holland, and survived
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Kentucky Bourbon: The Early Years of Whiskeymaking by Henry G. Crowgey
Kentucky Bourbon: The Early Years of Whiskeymaking

Kentucky Bourbon: The Early Years of Whiskeymaking tells the story of bourbon's evolution, debunking many popular myths along the way. Back in print for the first time in twenty five years, Kentucky Bourbon looks at a variety of subjects from the role
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Against the Tide: Immigrants, Day Laborers, and Community in Jupiter, Florida by Sandra Lazo de la Vega & Timothy J. Steigenga
Against the Tide: Immigrants, Day Laborers, and Community in Jupiter, Florida

Across the United States, the issue of immigration has generated rancorous debate and divided communities. Many states and municipalities have passed restrictive legislation that erodes any sense of community. Against the Tide tells the story of Jupiter,
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Timothy J. Steigenga
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We Will Stand by You: Serving in the Pawnee, 1942-1945 by Theodore C. Mason
We Will Stand by You: Serving in the Pawnee, 1942-1945

An enlisted radioman recalls his years of action in the Pacific with candor and humor.
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Yangtze Patrol: The U.S. Navy in China by Kemp Tolley
Yangtze Patrol: The U.S. Navy in China

In this entertaining history of the Yangtze Patrol, Tolley gives a lively presentation of the Chinese political situation over the past century and describes the bombing of the Panay, the siege of Shanghai, the battle of Wanhsien, and the Nanking incident.
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With the Lapps in the High Mountains: A Woman among the Sami, 1907-1908 by Emilie Demant Hatt
With the Lapps in the High Mountains: A Woman among the Sami, 1907-1908

With the Lapps in the High Mountains is an entrancing true account, a classic of travel literature, and a work that deserves wider recognition as an early contribution to ethnographic writing. Published in 1913 and available here in its first English
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Unsung Davids: Ten Men Who Battled Goliath Without Glory by Ben Barrack
Unsung Davids: Ten Men Who Battled Goliath Without Glory

The story of David vs. Goliath is perhaps the best personification of the fight between good and evil. Righteousness was overmatched and evil was overconfident. Each of the ten men featured in this book knows what it's like to be engaged in such a battle.
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Dog Company Six by Edwin Howard Simmons
Dog Company Six

A Marine who wielded both pen and sword in a long, distinguished career captures the heroism and horror of the early days of the Korean War in this gripping novel. As a young man--with his own experiences in the war still vivid in his mind--Simmons wrote
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From Omaha to Okinawa: The Story of the Seabees by William Bradford Huie
From Omaha to Okinawa: The Story of the Seabees

In this rousing sequel to his classic Can Do! The Story of the Seabees, William Bradford Huie continues the saga of the combat trained civilian plumbers, carpenters, heavy equipment operators, wharf builders, and civil engineers who served in the U.S.
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Worse than the Devil: Anarchists, Clarence Darrow, and Justice in a Time of Terror by Dean A. Strang
Worse than the Devil: Anarchists, Clarence Darrow, and Justice in a Time of Terror

In 1917 a bomb exploded in a Milwaukee police station, killing nine officers and a civilian. Those responsible never were apprehended, but police, press, and public all assumed that the perpetrators were Italian. Days later, eleven alleged Italian anarchists
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Dean A. Strang15 Apr 2013$19.95

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Castles in Japan by Morton S. Schmorleitz
Castles in Japan

Armed with Castles in Japan, the traveler who wants to explore beyond superficial, flashy tourist attractions will learn where to go to discover Japan as it was. As a guidebook, this volume is a pleasure; as an addition to discriminating literature on
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Roots of Strategy: Book 3 by Brig. Gen. Thomas R. Gen. Thom Phillips
Roots of Strategy: Book 3

Von Leeb's Defense, von Freytag-Loringhoven's The Power of Personality in War, and Erfuth's Surprise are edited and introduced by Brigadier General Phillips.
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French Dreams by Steven Rothfeld & Richard Reeves
French Dreams

In 90 photographs a young artist named Steven Rothfeld evokes a dream of France that is exactly as we want to remember it--or imagine it to be.

Taken over seven years of travel, here are landscapes, portraits, still lifes, vignette
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Opportunity Road: Yonge Street 1860-1939 by F. R. (Hamish) Berchem
Opportunity Road: Yonge Street 1860-1939

This stylishly illustrated work promises to be a worthy sequel to Berchem's earlier book, The Yonge Street Story 1793-1860.
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Michael Collins and the Troubles by Ulick O'Connor
Michael Collins and the Troubles

When Asquith introduced his bill for Home Rule for Ireland in 1912, he sparked a decade of turbulence and violence for Ireland and her people.

Michael Collins played a crucial role in rekindling Ireland's aspirations for freedom. A leading figure in the
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A Voyage to Virginia in 1609: Two Narratives: Strachey's "True Reportory" and Jourdain's Discovery of the Bermudas by William Strachey & Silvester Jourdain
A Voyage to Virginia in 1609: Two Narratives: Strachey's "True Reportory" and Jourdain's Discovery of the Bermudas

To celebrate its fiftieth anniversary, the University of Virginia Press reissues its first-ever publication. The volume's two accounts of the 1609 wreck of a Jamestown-bound ship offer a gripping sea adventure from the earliest days of American colonization,

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Way of Death: Merchant Capitalism and the Angolan Slave Trade, 1730-1830 by Calder Miller Joseph
Way of Death: Merchant Capitalism and the Angolan Slave Trade, 1730-1830

This acclaimed history of Portuguese and Brazilian slaving in the southern Atlantic is now available in paperback. "A landmark study in the history of the Atlantic slave trade. It will be an essential reference for anyone who writes on the trade, from
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Calder Miller Joseph7 May 2013$19.95

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Jose Antonio Navarro: In Search of the American Dream in Nineteenth-Century Texas by David R. McDonald
Jose Antonio Navarro: In Search of the American Dream in Nineteenth-Century Texas

The first biography to appear in more than a generation on the most influential Tejano leader of the nineteenth century, Josť Antonio Navarro: In Search of the American Dream in Nineteenth-Century Texas fills one of the most glaring gaps in the current

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Sister: An African American Life in Search of Justice by Sylvia Bell White & Jody LePage
Sister: An African American Life in Search of Justice

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National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism by Melvin A. Goodman
National Insecurity: The Cost of American Militarism

Former CIA analyst reveals why pumping more money into US military spending destabilizes both the economy and long-term national security
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Native American in the Land of the Shogun: Ranald MacDonald and the Opening of Japan by Frederik L. Schodt
Native American in the Land of the Shogun: Ranald MacDonald and the Opening of Japan

A wide-ranging, readable account of an eccentric and exceptional man who crossed cultures and changed history.
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Frederik L. Schodt16 May 2013$19.95

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The First Team: Pacific Naval Air Combat from Pearl Harbor to Midway by John B. Lundstrom
The First Team: Pacific Naval Air Combat from Pearl Harbor to Midway

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The Ghosts that Died at Sunda Strait by Walter G. Winslow
The Ghosts that Died at Sunda Strait

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An Armchair Traveller's History of Apulia by Desmond Seward & Susan Mountgarret
An Armchair Traveller's History of Apulia

A historical guide to the landscapes, cave towns, frescoed churches, Romanesque cathedrals, and Gothic castles of Apulia.
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Imperial Russia by Jane Burbank
Imperial Russia

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The Sudan-Contested National Identities by Ann Mosely Lesch
The Sudan-Contested National Identities

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Viking: The Norse Warrior's [Unofficial] Manual by John Haywood
Viking: The Norse Warrior's [Unofficial] Manual

Combines the latest research and discoveries with a humorous eye to take us inside the Viking world

So you want to be a Viking?
Vikings are the lords of the northern seas. Fame, glory, and wealth await those who brave storms and enemy spears to plunder
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Cold War University: Madison and the New Left in the Sixties by Matthew Levin
Cold War University: Madison and the New Left in the Sixties

As the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union escalated in the 1950s and 1960s, the federal government directed billions of dollars to American universities to promote higher enrollments, studies of foreign languages and cultures, and,
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The Black History of the White House by Clarence Lusane
The Black History of the White House

The untold history and politics of the White House from the perspective of African Americans.
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Call Sign Rustic: The Secret Air War over Cambodia, 1970-1973 by Richard Wood
Call Sign Rustic: The Secret Air War over Cambodia, 1970-1973

President Richard Nixon could not keep American ground troops in Cambodia beyond June 1970 without authorization from Congress, which was not forthcoming. Not wanting to desert the anti-communist Lon Nol regime, he ordered top-secret, round-the-clock air
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Fidel Castro Reader by Fidel Castro
Fidel Castro Reader

The powerful voice of the most outspoken political figure of our time.
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Battleship Bismarck: A Survivor's Story by Burkard Baron Von Mullenheim-Rechberg
Battleship Bismarck: A Survivor's Story

Originally published to much acclaim in 1980, this is the story of the legendary German battleship that sunk the pride of the Royal Navy, HMS Hood, on May 24, 1941, and three days later was hunted down and sunk by the British during one of the most dramatic
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Strike and Hold by T. Moffatt Burriss
Strike and Hold

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Liberty's Fallen Generals: Leadership and Sacrifice in the American War of Independence by Steven E. Siry
Liberty's Fallen Generals: Leadership and Sacrifice in the American War of Independence

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King Philip's War: The History and Legacy of America's Forgotten Conflict by Eric B. Schultz & Michael J. Tougias
King Philip's War: The History and Legacy of America's Forgotten Conflict

King Philip's War--one of America's first and costliest wars--began in 1675 as an Indian raid on several farms in Plymouth Colony, but quickly escalated into a full-scale war engulfing all of southern New England.

At once an in-depth history of this pivotal
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LBJ: The Mastermind of the JFK Assassination by Phillip F. Nelson
LBJ: The Mastermind of the JFK Assassination

The case against Lyndon B. Johnson and his role in Kennedy's assassination has never been sounder. LBJ aims to prove that Vice President Johnson played an active role in the assassination of President Kennedy and that he began planning his takeover of
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Korea: A History by Bong-youn Choy
Korea: A History

There has long been the need for a detailed, scholarly history of Korea. The author has satisfied this need with a comprehensive political and socioeconomic history of Korea from 57 B.C. to modern times, including both the northern and southern regimes
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Americans All! Foreign-born Soldiers in World War I by Nancy Gentile Ford
Americans All! Foreign-born Soldiers in World War I

During the first World War, nearly half a million immigrant draftees from forty-six different nations served in the U.S. Army. Ford shows how the war department drew on progressive social welfare reformers, efficiency experts, and ethnic community leaders
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The Venona Secrets: Exposing Soviet Espionage and America's Traitors by Herbert Romerstein & Eric Breindel
The Venona Secrets: Exposing Soviet Espionage and America's Traitors

Praise for The Venona Secrets

The Venona Secrets . . . is the most authoritative account yet of the hidden mysteries unveiled by the decoding of thousands of secret diplomatic messages between the Soviet Union and its operatives here. . . .

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Once They Were Eagles: The Men of the Black Sheep Squadron by Frank Walton
Once They Were Eagles: The Men of the Black Sheep Squadron

" Marine Corps Fighter Squadron 214 was hastily organized in the field during World War II to meet the urgent need for another combat squadron in the South Pacific. The squadron, self-named the "Black Sheep," went on under the leadership of the swashbuckling
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Bougainville, 1943-1945: The Forgotten Campaign by Harry A. Gailey
Bougainville, 1943-1945: The Forgotten Campaign

" The 1943 invasion of Bougainville, largest and northernmost of the Solomon Islands, and the naval battles during the campaign for the island, contributed heavily to the defeat of the Japanese in the Pacific War. Here Harry Gailey presents the definitive
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Seal Team One by Dick Couch
Seal Team One

This now-classic tale of SEAL combat action in Vietnam marked Dick Couch's debut as a novelist in 1990 and sold more than 100,000 copies. Hailed for its authenticity, it was the first novel about Navy SEALs to be written by one of their own. Couch, a SEAL
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Tennessee Frontiers by John R. Finger
Tennessee Frontiers

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Renaissance in Japan: A Cultural Survey of the Seventeenth Century by Kenneth P. Kirkwood
Renaissance in Japan: A Cultural Survey of the Seventeenth Century

The publication of this second edition of Kenneth Kirkwood's Renaissance in Japan will be welcomed by students of human affairs. This book is of interest to a wide circle: to specialists of Japanese history; to students of the relations between the modern
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The Challenge of the American Revolution by Edmund S. Morgan
The Challenge of the American Revolution

This volume presents an eminent historian's progress over thirty years in trying to understand the American Revolution. Here is the historian at his best-beginning with the assumption that things are not always as they appear to be, delighting in the

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Florida's Frontiers by Paul E. Hoffman
Florida's Frontiers

Florida has had many frontiers. Imagination, greed, missionary zeal, disease, war, and diplomacy have shaped its historical boundaries. Bodies of water, soils and their associated floral and faunal ecology, the patterns of Native American occupation, and
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Alfie's War: A World War II Fleet Air Arm Lieutenant's Exciting Exploits on HMS Illustrious, in Greece and Crete by Richard Pike
Alfie's War: A World War II Fleet Air Arm Lieutenant's Exciting Exploits on HMS Illustrious, in Greece and Crete

Written in three parts, and as a sequel to Seven Seas, Nine Lives, Richard Pike continues the remarkable experiences of Captain AWF 'Alfie' Sutton CBE DSC and bar RN. During events which come as close to fiction as is imaginable, the first part describes
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Submarine Diary: The Silent Stalking of Japan by Corwin Mendenhall
Submarine Diary: The Silent Stalking of Japan

A vividly detailed account of life aboard U.S. submarines in the Pacific during World War II.
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Decolonial Voices by Arturo J. Aldama
Decolonial Voices

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Desperate Hours: The Epic Rescue of the Andrea Doria by Richard Goldstein
Desperate Hours: The Epic Rescue of the Andrea Doria

"A stupendous feat of reportage."
-Ron Powers, cowriter of Flags of Our Fathers

Praise for Desperate Hours

"Goldstein's book is packed with detail. . . . This description of the Doria's sinking is especially moving."
-The New York Times

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Pacific War Remembered: An Oral History Collection by John T. Mason Jr.
Pacific War Remembered: An Oral History Collection

In this remarkable oral history collection, thirty-three participants in the turbulent epic that began with the day of infamy at Pearl Harbor and ended with the signing of the surrender documents in Tokyo Harbor tell their stories. Their remembrances of
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Pathfinder Cranswick: 50th Anniversary Edition by Michael Cumming
Pathfinder Cranswick: 50th Anniversary Edition

In 1962 Michael Cumming's account of the extraordinary story of one of the RAF's most notable Second World War bomber pilots, Alec Cranswick DSO, DFC, came to the attention of the public with the release of Pathfinder Cranswick. Since then the biography
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Spitfire Mark I P9374: The extraordinary Story of Recovery, Restoration and Flight by Andy Saunders
Spitfire Mark I P9374: The extraordinary Story of Recovery, Restoration and Flight

Andy Saunders relates the fascinating story of the recovery of this Battle of France Spitfire Mk1 from the sands of Calais during the early 1980s and its subsequent return to the UK for rebuild and restoration to flying condition. The full history of the
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Taking the Measure: The Presidency of George W. Bush by Donald R. Kelley
Taking the Measure: The Presidency of George W. Bush

Some of today's most prominent experts on the American presidency offer their perspectives, commentary, and analyses in this volume of studies, commissioned by the Fulbright Institute of International Relations and the Blair Center of Southern Politics
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Donald R. Kelley13 Aug 2013$19.95

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River of Enterprise by Kim M. Gruenwald
River of Enterprise

River of Enterprise explores the world of merchants in the Ohio River valley and the way commerce underlay the development of a regional identity, before the politics of slavery split the region in two, north and south of the river.
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Kim M. Gruenwald15 Aug 2013$19.95

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Columbus in the Americas by William Least Heat Moon
Columbus in the Americas

A stirring tale of adventure and tragedy

"They brought balls of spun cotton and parrots and javelins and other little things that it would be tiresome to write down, and they gave everything for anything that was given to them. I was attentive and labored

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China and the Legacy of Deng Xiaoping by Michael E. Marti
China and the Legacy of Deng Xiaoping

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Ancient Chinese Thought, Modern Chinese Power (New in Paperback) by Xuetong Yan
Ancient Chinese Thought, Modern Chinese Power (New in Paperback)

The rise of China could be the most important political development of the twenty-first century. What will China look like in the future? What should it look like? And what will China's rise mean for the rest of world? This book, written by China's most

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Lafayette by Harlow Giles Unger
Lafayette

Acclaim for Lafayette

"I found Mr. Unger's book exceptionally well done. It's an admirable account of the marquis's two revolutions-one might even say his two lives-the French and the American. It also captures the private Lafayette and his remarkable

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The Last Battle of Winchester: Phil Sheridan, Jubal Early, and the Shenandoah Valley Campaign, August 7 - September 19, 1864 by Scott Patchan
The Last Battle of Winchester: Phil Sheridan, Jubal Early, and the Shenandoah Valley Campaign, August 7 - September 19, 1864

The Last Battle of Winchester is the first serious study to chronicle the largest, longest, and bloodiest battle fought in the Shenandoah Valley. The fighting began about daylight and did not end until dusk, when the victorious Union army routed the Confederates
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The Drama of Fiji: A Contemporary History by John Wesley Coulter
The Drama of Fiji: A Contemporary History

The Drama of Fiji is based on three periods of fieldwork in those islands at intervals over a period of 23 years, visit to northern India, and relevant literature. The last visit to Fiji, in 1960, was part of a large project in the South Pacific, made
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Capturing Jonathan Pollard: How One of the Most Notorious Spies in American History Was Brought to Justice by Ronald J. Olive
Capturing Jonathan Pollard: How One of the Most Notorious Spies in American History Was Brought to Justice

Jonathan Pollard, an intelligence analyst working in the U.S. Naval Investigative Service's Anti-Terrorist Alert Center, systematically stole highly sensitive secrets from almost every major intelligence agency in the United States. In just eighteen months
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Lady in the Navy: A Personal Reminiscence by Joy Bright Hancock
Lady in the Navy: A Personal Reminiscence

When legislation was passed in 1948 giving women permanent status in the regular and reserve Navy, it was largely due to the efforts of Joy Bright Hancock, the author of this revealing memoir. Her prominent role was acknowledged at the time by the secretary
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The Bridge at Dong Ha by John Grider Miller
The Bridge at Dong Ha

In his desperate attempt to blow up the bridge at Dong Ha and keep some 30,000 men and 200 tanks at bay, Ripley endured three hours of direct fire to rig some 500 pounds of explosives. Such a story of raw courage and personal resolve is rarely encount
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No Ordinary Men: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Hans von Dohnanyi, Resisters Against Hitler in Church and State by Fritz Stern & Elisabeth Sifton
No Ordinary Men: Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Hans von Dohnanyi, Resisters Against Hitler in Church and State

During the twelve years of Hitler's Third Reich, very few Germans took the risk of actively opposing his tyranny and terror, and fewer still did so to protect the sanctity of law and faith. In No Ordinary Men, Elisabeth Sifton and Fritz Stern focus on
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Hear No Evil: Politics, Science, and the Forensic Evidence in the Kennedy Assassination by Donald Byron Thomas
Hear No Evil: Politics, Science, and the Forensic Evidence in the Kennedy Assassination

Did a shot from the "grassy knoll" kill President Kennedy? If so, was Oswald part of a conspiracy or an innocent patsy? Why have scientific experts who examined the evidence failed to put such questions to rest? In 2001, scientist Dr. Donald Byron Thomas
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Meet Me in Munich: A Beer Lover's Guide to Oktoberfest by Moses Wolff
Meet Me in Munich: A Beer Lover's Guide to Oktoberfest

Munich's Oktoberfest, held each year since 1810 from late September through the first weekend in October, is one of the most famous events in Germany. It is a beer drinker's paradise—over the course of sixteen days, more than six million visitors
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First to Fight: An Inside View of the U.S. Marine Corps by Victor H. Krulak
First to Fight: An Inside View of the U.S. Marine Corps

Marine general Victor "Brute" Krulak offers here a riveting insiders's chronicle of U.S. Marines - their fights on the battlefield and off, and their extraordinary esprit de corps. He not only takes a close look at the Marine experience during World War
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The Future of Tradition: Customary Law, Common Law and Legal Pluralism by Leon Shaskolsky Sheleff
The Future of Tradition: Customary Law, Common Law and Legal Pluralism

First Published in 2000, Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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Burden of Empire: An Appraisal of Western Colonialism in Africa South of the Sahara by Peter Duignan & Lewis H. Gann
Burden of Empire: An Appraisal of Western Colonialism in Africa South of the Sahara

Since its publication in 1967, Burden of Empire has been widely praised and criticized for its controversial approach to the problem of colonialism in Africa. The authors have challenged the new "orthodoxy" about Africa—the belief that little but
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The Passions and the Interests: Political Arguments for Capitalism before Its Triumph (New in Paperback) by Albert O. Hirschman
The Passions and the Interests: Political Arguments for Capitalism before Its Triumph (New in Paperback)

In this volume, Albert Hirschman reconstructs the intellectual climate of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries to illuminate the intricate ideological transformation that occurred, wherein the pursuit of material interests--so long condemned as the

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Moving Europeans by Leslie Page Moch
Moving Europeans

Moving Europeans tells the story of the vast movements of people throughout Europe and examines the links between human mobility and the fundamental changes that transformed European life. This update of a classic text describes the Western European migration
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100 Missions North by Ken Bell
100 Missions North

In 100 Missions North, Ken Bell recounts the harrowing sorties that he and his comrades flew in F-105 Thunderchiefs, the famous Thud, in 1966-67, when pilots faced a 50 percent loss rate. What was it like to face these odds day after day? We learn that
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New Jersey by Thomas J. Fleming
New Jersey

When members of the colonial assembly warned Governor Philip Carteret in 1668 that he should abandon any expectations "that things must go according to your opinions," they struck a keynote for the New Jersey experience and suggested to author Thomas

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Understanding and Teaching the Vietnam War by John Day Tully
Understanding and Teaching the Vietnam War

Just as the Vietnam War presented the United States with a series of challenges, it presents a unique challenge to teachers at all levels. The war had a deep and lasting impact on American culture, politics, and foreign policy. Still fraught with controversy,
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Lines in Long Array: A Civil War Commemoration: Poems and Photographs, Past and Present by David C. Ward
Lines in Long Array: A Civil War Commemoration: Poems and Photographs, Past and Present

Lines in Long Array demonstrates the enduring impact of the Civil War on American culture by presenting poems and photographs from both the past and present, including 12 wholly new poems by contemporary poets created especially for this volume.

Includes

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Then They Started Shooting: Children of the Bosnian War and the Adults They Become by Lynne Jones
Then They Started Shooting: Children of the Bosnian War and the Adults They Become

An illuminating, decades-spanning analysis of children's experience during wartime and its reverberation into their adulthood
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China Clipper: The Age of the Great Flying Boats by Robert Gandt
China Clipper: The Age of the Great Flying Boats

When the China Clipper shattered aviation records on its maiden six-day flight from California to the Orient in 1935, the flying boat became an instant celebrity. This lively history by Robert Gandt traces the development of the great flying boats as both
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The Louisiana Purchase by Thomas Fleming
The Louisiana Purchase

From The Louisiana Purchase

Like many other major events in world history, the Louisiana Purchase is a fascinating mix of destiny and individual energy and creativity. . . . Thomas Jefferson would have been less than human had he not claimed a major share

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Trapped at Pearl Harbor: Escape from Battleship Oklahoma by Stephen Bower Young
Trapped at Pearl Harbor: Escape from Battleship Oklahoma

Stephen Bower Young was a seaman first class assigned to gunnery duty in turret no. 4 on the Oklahoma when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor. Struck by torpedoes, the battleship started to sink, and Young and others became trapped when it overturned.
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Westcountry History: Somerset by Muriel Searle
Westcountry History: Somerset

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Baseball in Blue and Gray: The National Pastime during the Civil War by George B. Kirsch
Baseball in Blue and Gray: The National Pastime during the Civil War

During the Civil War, Americans from homefront to battlefront played baseball as never before. While soldiers slaughtered each other over the country's fate, players and fans struggled over the form of the national pastime. George Kirsch gives us a color

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Beyond Terror: Strategy in a Changing World by Ralph Peters
Beyond Terror: Strategy in a Changing World

Acclaimed military strategist and author Ralph Peters assembles 18 essays, some written before and others after the September 11 attacks, that show his writing at its best. Always one step ahead of other military strategists, Peters evaluates the status
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Spice Islands by Ian Burnet
Spice Islands

Cloves and nutmeg are indigenous to the Spice Islands of Eastern Indonesia. The book tells of the many uses of these exotic spices and the history of their trade over a period of more than 2000 years. It describes how the Spice trade into Europe came to
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Lineages of Revolt: Issues of Contemporary Capitalism in the Middle East by Adam Hanieh
Lineages of Revolt: Issues of Contemporary Capitalism in the Middle East

In this illuminating and original work, Adam Hanieh demonstrates that the Arab Spring rebellions are about much more than democracy
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The Divine Wind: Japan's Kamikaze Force in World War II by Roger Pineau
The Divine Wind: Japan's Kamikaze Force in World War II

The authors were with the Japanese Naval Special Attack Force (Kamikaze Corps) from its inception in late 1944.
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Cousins: A Memoir by Athol Fugard
Cousins: A Memoir

A remarkable memoir of the author's coming of age as a writer.
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The Queen's Bush Settlement: Black Pioneers 1839-1865 by Linda Brown-Kubisch
The Queen's Bush Settlement: Black Pioneers 1839-1865

The Black pioneers who established the Queen's Bush settlement where present-day Waterloo and Wellington counties meet are the focus of this extensively researched book.
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Muslim Women in Postcolonial Kenya: Leadership, Representation, and Social Change by Ousseina D. Alidou
Muslim Women in Postcolonial Kenya: Leadership, Representation, and Social Change

In education, journalism, legislative politics, social justice, health, law, and other arenas, Muslim women across Kenya are emerging as leaders in local, national, and international contexts, advancing reforms through their activism. Muslim Women in
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Assassination! The Brick Chronicle of Attempts on the Lives of Twelve US Presidents by Brendan Powell Smith
Assassination! The Brick Chronicle of Attempts on the Lives of Twelve US Presidents

Creator of the bestselling The Brick Bible: A New Spin on the Old Testament and The Brick Bible: The New Testament, author Brendan Powell Smith offers a new take on American history. For more than a decade, Smith has honed his masterful work using
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The Age Of Globalization: Anarchists And The Anticolonial Imagination by Benedict Anderson
The Age Of Globalization: Anarchists And The Anticolonial Imagination

History is forged through the travel of ideas across continents—as well as by bombs. The Age of Globalization is an account of the unlikely connections that made up late nineteenth-century politics and culture, and in particular between militant
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Allies at War by Philip Gordon
Allies at War

"Masterful ... a timely demonstration that a new transatlantic compact is both possible and necessary for our common security."--Joseph R. Biden, Jr., Ranking Member, Senate Foreign Relations Committee A Detailed Examination of What Has Gone Wrong in the
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China's African Challenges by Sarah Raine
China's African Challenges

China's relations with African nations have changed dramatically over the past decade. African oil now accounts for more than 30% of China's oil imports, and China is Africa's second-largest single-country trading partner, as well as a leading lender

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The Indian Ideology by Perry Anderson
The Indian Ideology

Today, the Indian state claims to embody the values of a stable political democracy, a harmonious territorial unity, and a steadfast religious impartiality. Even many of those critical of the inequalities of Indian society underwrite such claims.

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The Utes Must Go! American Expansion and the Removal of a People by Peter Decker
The Utes Must Go! American Expansion and the Removal of a People

Tracing three centuries of Ute Indian history, "The Utes Must Go!" chronicles the policies and incidents that led to the involuntary removal of the Ute Indians from Colorado, New Mexico, and Wyoming. Historian Peter Decker unveils new critical informa
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The Montana Frontier: One Woman's West by Joyce Litz
The Montana Frontier: One Woman's West

Taken from the journals of a Victorian-era woman who followed her husband from New York to a small town in Montana, these reflections include birth control and child rearing, gambling and prostitution, education and health care in the Mountain West.
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Joyce Litz2 Nov 2013$19.95

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Reasonable Radicals and Citizenship in Botswana by Richard P. Werbner
Reasonable Radicals and Citizenship in Botswana

How elites forge good government and civil society in Botswana.
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Desert Dogs by Russ Bryant
Desert Dogs

Photos by Russ Bryant, Text by Amy Goodpaster StrebeAs America struggles to "win the peace" in Iraq, Desert Dogs: The Marines of Operation Iraqi Freedom highlights the human side of war, the day-in-the-life of U.S. Marines stationed in that volatile region.
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The Man Who Never Was: World War II's Boldest Counterintelligence Operation by Ewen Montagu
The Man Who Never Was: World War II's Boldest Counterintelligence Operation

As plans got under way for the Allied invasion of Sicily in June 1943, British counter-intelligence agent Ewen Montagu masterminded a scheme to mislead the Germans into thinking the next landing would occur in Greece. The innovative plot was so successful
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Conversations in Tehran by Jean-Daniel LaFond & Fred A. Reed
Conversations in Tehran

In early 2004, filmmaker Jean-Daniel Lafond (Salam Iran, a Persian Letter) and author Fred A. Reed (Persian Postcards: Iran after Khomeini) returned to Iran after a two-year absence—on the eve of the parliamentary elections that were to seal the
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China: Its History and Culture by W. Scott Morton & Charlton M. Lewis
China: Its History and Culture

"A wonderful job! So lucid, beautfully written, with greatrange and insight. This will set a new standard for shortgeneral histories of China."

—Michael Gasster,professor emeritus of history at Rutgers University

Newly updated and revised,

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The Eternal Paddy: Irish Identity and the British Press, 1798-1882 by Michael de Nie
The Eternal Paddy: Irish Identity and the British Press, 1798-1882

In The Eternal Paddy, Michael de Nie examines anti-Irish prejudice, Anglo-Irish relations, and the construction of Irish and British identities in nineteenth-century Britain. This book provides a new, more inclusive approach to the study of Irish identity

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Princesses Behaving Badly: Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings by Linda Rodriguez Mcrobbie
Princesses Behaving Badly: Real Stories from History Without the Fairy-Tale Endings

You think you know her story. You've read the Brothers Grimm, you've watched the Disney cartoons, you cheered as these virtuous women lived happily ever after. But the lives of real princesses couldn't be more different. Sure, many were graceful and benevolent
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The Canada Company and the Huron Tract, 1826-1853: Personalities, Profits and Politics by Robert C. Lee
The Canada Company and the Huron Tract, 1826-1853: Personalities, Profits and Politics

The Canada Company was responsible for the opening and settlement of over two million acres of land in Upper Canada, including the land known as the Huron Tract.
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Wars of the Iroquois: A Study in Intertribal Trade Relations by George T. Hunt
Wars of the Iroquois: A Study in Intertribal Trade Relations

Back in print.

George T. Hunt's classic 1940 study of the Iroquois during the middle and late seventeenth century presents warfare as a result of depletion of natural resources in the Iroquois homeland and tribal efforts to assume the role of middlemen

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Surmounting the Barricades by Carolyn Jeanne Eichner
Surmounting the Barricades

This book vividly evokes radical women's integral roles with France's revolutionary civil war known as the Paris Commune. It demonstrates the breadth, depth, and impact of communard feminist socialisms far beyond the 1871 insurrection. Examining the period
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Carolyn Jeanne Eichner27 Nov 2013$19.95

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Western Voices: 125 Years of Colorado Writing by Ben Fogelberg
Western Voices: 125 Years of Colorado Writing

The Colorado Historical Society is home to a mother lode of Colorado's literary legends. This compilation of the best of the best in Colorado writing commemorates 125 years of dedication to Colorado's history. *25 essays cover a panorama of people and
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Cavalry Raids of the Civil War by Col. Robert W. W. Black
Cavalry Raids of the Civil War

In war, the raid is the epitome of daring. Usually outnumbered, raiders launch surprise attacks behind enemy lines, taking prisoners, destroying communications, and seizing supplies. In the Civil War, these men marauded on horseback/ stunning opponents
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Refuge in Hell: How Berlin's Jewish Hospital Outlasted the Nazis by Daniel B. Silver
Refuge in Hell: How Berlin's Jewish Hospital Outlasted the Nazis

How did Berlin's Jewish Hospital, in the middle of the Nazi capital, survive as an institution where Jewish doctors and nurses cared for Jewish patients throughout World War II? How could it happen that when Soviet troops liberated the hospital in April
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The KGB Plays Chess: The Soviet Secret Police and the Fight for the World Chess Crown by Yuri Felshtinsky & Boris Gulko
The KGB Plays Chess: The Soviet Secret Police and the Fight for the World Chess Crown

The KGB Plays Chess is a unique book. For the first time it opens to us some of the most secret pages of the history of chess. The battles about which you will read in this book are not between chess masters sitting at the chess board, but between the
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A Coalescence of Interests: LBJ and Conspiracy to Kill Kennedy: A Coalescence of Interests by Joseph P. Farrell
A Coalescence of Interests: LBJ and Conspiracy to Kill Kennedy: A Coalescence of Interests

Best-selling, Oxford-educated investigative author Joseph P. Farrell takes on the Kennedy assassination and the involvement of Lyndon Baines Johnson and the Texas "machine" that he controlled. Farrell says that a coalescence of interests in the military
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The Colour of Injustice: The Mysterious Murder of the Daughter of a High Court Judge by John Hostettler
The Colour of Injustice: The Mysterious Murder of the Daughter of a High Court Judge

Based on actual (sometimes exclusive) materials, The Colour of Injustice raises questions about politics and the judiciary in post Second World War Northern Ireland. Describing parallel worlds of power and influence, this book - the first on the case -
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Rogue Cells / Carbon Harbour by Garry Thomas Morse
Rogue Cells / Carbon Harbour

A unique fusion of science fiction and surrealism—the poetic density of the prose is a hermeneutic test for adventurous readers.
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The Mystery of U-33: Hitler's Secret Envoy by Nigel Graddon
The Mystery of U-33: Hitler's Secret Envoy

The incredible story of the mystery U-Boats of WWII! Graddon first chronicles the story of the mysterious U-33 that landed in Scotland in 1940 and involved the top-secret Enigma device. He then looks at U-Boat special missions during and after WWII, including
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Tin Can Sailor: Life Aboard the USS Sterett, 1939-1945 by Charles R. Calhoun
Tin Can Sailor: Life Aboard the USS Sterett, 1939-1945

More than eight hundred sailors served aboard the Sterett during her hazardous and demanding duties in World War II. This is the story of those men and their beloved ship, recorded by a junior officer who served on the famous destroyer from her commissioning
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Envoy to the Terror by Melanie Randolph Miller
Envoy to the Terror

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Manifesting Minds: A Review of Psychedelics in Science, Medicine, Sex, and Spirituality by Rick Doblin PhD
Manifesting Minds: A Review of Psychedelics in Science, Medicine, Sex, and Spirituality

Featuring essays and interviews with Timothy Leary, Aldous Huxley, Ram Dass, Albert Hofmann, Alexander (Sasha) Shulgin, Daniel Pinchbeck, Tim Robbins, Arne Naess, and electronic musician Simon Posford, as well as groundbreaking research and personal accounts,
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The Pagan Dream of the Renaissance by Joscelyn Godwin
The Pagan Dream of the Renaissance

The Pagan Dream of the Renaissance recounts the almost untold story of how the rediscovery of the pagan, mythological imagination during the Renaissance brought a profound transformation to European culture. This highly illustrated book, available for
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Joscelyn Godwin29 Dec 2013$19.95

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Robert E. Lee in War and Peace: The Photographic History of a Confederate and American Icon by Donald Hopkins
Robert E. Lee in War and Peace: The Photographic History of a Confederate and American Icon

Robert E. Lee is well known as a Confederate general and as an educator later in life, but most people are exposed to the same handful of images of one of America's most famous sons. It has been almost seven decades since anyone has attempted a serious
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Antecedents to Modern Rwanda: The Nyiginya Kingdom by Jan Vansina
Antecedents to Modern Rwanda: The Nyiginya Kingdom

To understand the genocide and other dramatic events of Rwanda¬'s recent past, one must understand the history of the earlier realm. Jan Vansina provides a critique of the history recorded by early missionaries and court historians and provides a bottom-up
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Oxbridge Men by Paul R. Deslandes
Oxbridge Men

The mythic status of the Oxbridge man at the height of the British Empire continues to persist in depictions of this small, elite world as an ideal of athleticism, intellectualism, tradition, and ritual. In his investigation of the origins of this myth,
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Napoleon's Troublesome Americans by Peter P. Hill
Napoleon's Troublesome Americans

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Chained Eagle by Anthony S. Pitch & Everett Alvarez Jr.
Chained Eagle

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Vitruvius Scoticus: Plans, Elevations, and Sections of Public Buildings, Noblemen's and Gentlemen's Houses in Scotland by William Adam
Vitruvius Scoticus: Plans, Elevations, and Sections of Public Buildings, Noblemen's and Gentlemen's Houses in Scotland

This classic portfolio features elevations, floor plans, and other line drawings by Scotland's first great classical architect. Only inexpensive edition of the volume that guided 19th-century American builders. 160 plates.
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William Adam12 Jan 2014$19.95

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Tales of Old Japan by A. B. Mitford
Tales of Old Japan

Tales of Old Japan is the famous collection of Japanese historical stories, fairy tales, customs, and traditions, compiled by one of the first foreign diplomats in Japan.
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Danny Boy: The Legend Of The Beloved Irish Ballad by Malachy McCourt
Danny Boy: The Legend Of The Beloved Irish Ballad

Everyone can hum this haunting Irish ballad that inevitably brings a tear to the eye. The most requested Irish song, it has been recorded by a variety of performers ranging from Elvis Presley, Bing Crosby, and Kate Smith to the Pogues. The complete story
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Malachy McCourt14 Jan 2014$19.95

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Comanche Society: Before the Reservation by Gerald Betty
Comanche Society: Before the Reservation

Once called the Lords of the Plains, the Comanches were long portrayed as loose bands of marauding raiders who capitalized on the Spanish introduction of horses to raise their people out of primitive poverty through bison hunting and fierce warfare. More
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Gerald Betty14 Jan 2014$19.95

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Nazi International: The Nazis' Postwar Plan to Control Finance, Conflict, Physics and Space by Joseph P. Farrell
Nazi International: The Nazis' Postwar Plan to Control Finance, Conflict, Physics and Space

Physicist and Oxford educated historian Joseph P. Farrell continues his best-selling series of exposés on secret Nazi technology, Nazi survival, and post-war Nazi manipulation of various manufacturing technologies, economies and whole countries. Beginning
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The History of Rome by Theodor Mommsen
The History of Rome

Abridged edition of Nobel Prize–winning scholar's multi-volume work rivals Gibbon, Macaulay, and Burckhardt in its scope and power. Chronicles Roman society and government from second century BC to end of the Republic.
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Theodor Mommsen22 Jan 2014$19.95

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New York in the Thirties by Berenice Abbott
New York in the Thirties

Nearly 100 classic images by noted photographer: Rockefeller Center on the rise, Bowery restaurants, dramatic views of the City's bridges, Washington Square, old movie houses, rows of old tenements, and many other landmarks.
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Berenice Abbott22 Jan 2014$19.95

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The Charles by Arthur Bernon Tourtellot
The Charles

Intriguing, amusing anecdotes highlight this history of the Charles River and its denizens. Appealing line drawings illustrate tales of colonial settlers and more recent residents in the Boston, Charlestown, and Cambridge areas.
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Meyrick's Medieval Knights and Armour by Samuel Rush Meyrick
Meyrick's Medieval Knights and Armour

Highlights from a magnificent three-volume survey of 9th- to 15th-century arms and armor feature 71 full-color and 7 black-and-white engravings in a panorama of paladins and their weapons.
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Samuel Rush Meyrick28 Jan 2014$19.95

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Tales of the Samurai by James S. de Benneville
Tales of the Samurai

A young lord undertakes the restoration of his family's fortunes and honor in this gripping retelling of a 15th-century Japanese epic. Gripping and evocative, this excellent translation recounts rebellions, plots, and battles.
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James S. de Benneville31 Jan 2014$19.95

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The Evolution of War: A Study of Its Role in Early Societies by Maurice R. Davie
The Evolution of War: A Study of Its Role in Early Societies

Highly informative and exhaustive study presents an exceptional collection of cases examining such topics as warfare as the business of one sex, religion as a cause of war, and war for the sake of glory.
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Maurice R. Davie31 Jan 2014$19.95

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The Medieval Village by G. G. Coulton
The Medieval Village

Exceptionally well-documented vivid study of serfdom, manorial customs, abbeys, village discipline, peasant revolts, justice, religious education, tithing, much more. Illustrated. "...a remarkable book..."—Times (London) Literary Supplement.
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G. G. Coulton31 Jan 2014$19.95

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Charleston Interiors by Samuel Chamberlain & Narcissa Chamberlain
Charleston Interiors

Splendid pictorial survey of 51 of South Carolina's historic homes. Over 300 photos, plus descriptive text — Ashley Hall, Crayton Hall, Joseph Manigault house, plus homes of Colonel William Rhett, John Edwards, others.
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Samuel Chamberlain &
Narcissa Chamberlain
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Annals of a Fortress: Twenty-two Centuries of Siege Warfare by Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc
Annals of a Fortress: Twenty-two Centuries of Siege Warfare

Written by a famous architect and military engineer, this chronicle of 2,000 years in the life of a fictional castle combines a novel's excitement with the authenticity of a historical document.
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Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc1 Feb 2014$19.95

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History of Greek Culture by Jacob Burckhardt
History of Greek Culture

Monumental survey explores regional variations, virtues, and faults of city-states, discusses the fine arts, examines poesy and music, and presents perceptive accounts of enduring Greek achievements in philosophy, science, and oratory. 80 photographs,
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Jacob Burckhardt1 Feb 2014$19.95

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My Life as an Indian by J. W. Schultz
My Life as an Indian

Firsthand memoir of a young white man's life among the Piegan Blackfeet in Montana Territory. Detailed accounts of religious ceremonies and customs, child-rearing, food, tanning hides, war parties, raids, and much else.
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J. W. Schultz1 Feb 2014$19.95

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The American Family in the Colonial Period by Arthur W. Calhoun
The American Family in the Colonial Period

This complete, fundamental, and authoritative classic — the result of years of research, analysis, and thought — describes the American family as a product of many factors, among them, the distinctive environment: a virgin continent.
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Arthur W. Calhoun1 Feb 2014$19.95

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Classic French Fashions of the Twenties by Atelier Bachwitz
Classic French Fashions of the Twenties

This fine reproduction of a 1929 catalog features fashions for all occasions, with 54 color plates showcasing everything from chiffon promenade dresses to a white alpaca jumper and a silk-and-lace evening gown.
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Atelier Bachwitz2 Feb 2014$19.95

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Indian Fairy Tales by Joseph Jacobs
Indian Fairy Tales

Classic compilation of 29 traditional tales by a leading British folklorist includes "The Lion and the Crane," "Sun, Moon, and Wind Go Out to Dinner," "The Prince and the Fakir," and other illustrated fables.
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Joseph Jacobs2 Feb 2014$19.95

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Victory in Europe, 1945: The Last Offensive of World War II by Charles B. MacDonald
Victory in Europe, 1945: The Last Offensive of World War II

Illustrated and accessible, this report by an eminent army historian recounts the crossing of the Rhine, the liberation of the concentration camps, the battle for Berlin, and other landmark events.
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Charles B. MacDonald2 Feb 2014$19.95

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Ancient Civilizations of Mexico and Central America by Herbert J. Spinden
Ancient Civilizations of Mexico and Central America

Classic study of pre-Columbian civilizations in the New World. Maya, Olmecs, Toltecs, Aztecs, many others. History, gods, calendars, religions, ceremonies, etc. 47 black-and-white plates. 86 text figures.
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Herbert J. Spinden2 Feb 2014$19.95

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Indian and Oriental Arms and Armour by Lord Egerton of Tatton
Indian and Oriental Arms and Armour

Includes factual accounts of events from 200 BC to 1824, with illustrated descriptions of swords, helmets, daggers, shields, sabers, matchlock guns, and much more. New Introduction. 350 halftones and line illustrations.
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Lord Egerton of Tatton2 Feb 2014$19.95

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The Colonial Craftsman by Carl Bridenbaugh
The Colonial Craftsman

Excellent study examines lives and work of American cabinetmakers, silversmiths, pewterers, printers, painters, blacksmiths, many other artisans, before 1775. Work, home, school, play, much more. ". . . fascinating study . . ."—The New Yorker.
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Carl Bridenbaugh2 Feb 2014$19.95

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The People Called Shakers by Edward D. Andrews
The People Called Shakers

Definitive study provides detailed coverage of origins, ideology, industry and art, mode of worship, internal organization of communities. Author's reliance on original manuscript material make this study especially useful. 33 illustrations.
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Religious Art in France of the Thirteenth Century by Emile M‚le
Religious Art in France of the Thirteenth Century

Classic by noted art historian focuses on French cathedrals of the 13th century as apotheosis of medieval style. Iconography, bestiaries, illustrated calendars, gospels, secular history, many other aspects. 190 black-and-white illustrations.
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Abraham Lincoln by Lord Charnwood
Abraham Lincoln

The stranger-than-fiction story of a self-taught backwoods lawyer's transformation into the savior of a nation. Well-researched, engaging biography, written in 1917 by an Englishman, was one of the first major works on Lincoln.
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The Damascus Chronicle of the Crusades: Extracted and Translated from the Chronicle of Ibn Al-Qalanisi by H. A. R. Gibb
The Damascus Chronicle of the Crusades: Extracted and Translated from the Chronicle of Ibn Al-Qalanisi

Remarkable contemporary account of early Crusades by one of Damascus' leading citizens covers events of 1097–1159. Based on both written and oral reports, colorful narrative relates every particular of life during wartime.
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Mexican Indian Folk Designs: 252 Motifs from Textiles by Irmgard Weitlaner-Johnson
Mexican Indian Folk Designs: 252 Motifs from Textiles

Incorporating abstract and geometric forms as well as highly stylized images of flowers, plants, animals, birds, and humans, these exacting illustrations represent more than 20 major Mexican Indian cultures.
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The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom: A Comprehensive History by Wilbur H. Siebert
The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom: A Comprehensive History

Interviews and excerpts from diaries, letters, biographies, memoirs, speeches, and other firsthand accounts shed much light on the origins of a system that provided aid to fugitive slaves. 46 black-and-white illustrations.
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The Pirates of the New England Coast 1630-1730 by George Francis Dow & John Henry Edmonds
The Pirates of the New England Coast 1630-1730

Meticulously researched study recounts lurid exploits, punishments of William Kidd, Charles Harris, Thomas Tew, John Phillips, other marauders. Enhanced with almost 50 contemporary engravings and rare maps. Introduction.
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Plantation Houses and Mansions of the Old South by J. Frazer Smith
Plantation Houses and Mansions of the Old South

Rich survey ranges from pioneer cabins to French Provincial and Neoclassic revivals. Extensive commentary on each building, with over 100 detailed illustrations, including 36 floor plans. Bibliography.
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The Mississippi Steamboat Era in Historic Photographs: Natchez to New Orleans, 1870-1920 by Joan W. Gandy
The Mississippi Steamboat Era in Historic Photographs: Natchez to New Orleans, 1870-1920

170 rare and valuable photographs of Mississippi River and its vessels: major steamboats, luxurious interiors, passenger portraits, cargoes, mail boats, capsized ships, much more. Informative text.
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Old Queens, N.Y., in Early Photographs: 261 Prints by Vincent F. Seyfried & William Asadorian
Old Queens, N.Y., in Early Photographs: 261 Prints

Recalls "good old days" in Maspeth, Jamaica, Astoria, Jackson Heights, other areas: DeWitt Clinton mansion, hotel where Washington slept (1790), plus recent landmarks — Astoria Studios, 1939 World's Fair, more. 261 prints.
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Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection, Vol. 1 by E. A. Wallis Budge
Osiris and the Egyptian Resurrection, Vol. 1

Volume 1 of the most comprehensive, scholarly work on Osiris. Includes translations of numerous texts and reproductions of classical Egyptian art.
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The World's Great Speeches: Fourth Enlarged (1999) Edition by Lewis Copeland
The World's Great Speeches: Fourth Enlarged (1999) Edition

Nearly 300 speeches provide public speakers with a wealth of quotes and inspiration, from Pericles' funeral oration and William Jennings Bryan's "Cross of Gold" speech to Malcolm X's powerful words on the Black Revolution.
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Myths of the Cherokee by James Mooney
Myths of the Cherokee

126 myths: sacred stories, animal myths, local legends, many more. Plus background on Cherokee history, notes on the myths and parallels. Features 20 maps and illustrations.
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The Lawless Decade: Bullets, Broads and Bathtub Gin by Paul Sann
The Lawless Decade: Bullets, Broads and Bathtub Gin

From the start of Prohibition to the Wall Street Crash, these lively vignettes portray the most noteworthy people and events of the 1920s. Hundreds of photographs depict gangsters, flappers, movie stars, other personalities.
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Fighter Pilot: The First American Ace of World War II by William R. Dunn
Fighter Pilot: The First American Ace of World War II

At the age of twelve, American William R. Dunn decided to become a fighter pilot. In 1939 he joined the Canadian Army and was soon transferred to the Royal Air Force. He was the first pilot in the famous Eagle Squadron of American volunteers to shoot down
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Behind Japanese Lines: An American Guerrilla in the Philippines by Ray C. Hunt & Bernard Norling
Behind Japanese Lines: An American Guerrilla in the Philippines

Behind Japanese Lines has a great deal to say about the relations with the Filipinos and about the problems of dealing with and fighting the Hukbalahaps, the communist guerrillas or, indeed, in opposing the Japanese. This book adds considerable insights
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George Rogers Clark and the War in the West by Lowell H. Harrison
George Rogers Clark and the War in the West

Much has been written about the famous conflicts and battlegrounds of the East during the American Revolution. Perhaps less familiar, but equally important and exciting, was the war on the western frontier, where Ohio Valley settlers fought for the land
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Philanthropy in America: A History by Olivier Zunz
Philanthropy in America: A History

American philanthropy today expands knowledge, champions social movements, defines active citizenship, influences policymaking, and addresses humanitarian crises. How did philanthropy become such a powerful and integral force in American society? Philanthropy

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Rebel Raider: The Life of General John Hunt Morgan by James A. Ramage
Rebel Raider: The Life of General John Hunt Morgan

"The first full biography of the famous Confederate cavalry leader from Kentucky. It provides fresh, unpublished information on all aspects of Morgan's life and furnishes a new perspective on the Civil War. In a highly original interpretation, Ramage portrays
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Dew of Death by Joel A. Vilensky
Dew of Death

In 1919, when the Great War was over, the New York Times reported on a new chemical weapon with "the fragrance of geranium blossoms," a poison gas that was "the climax of this country¬'s achievements in the lethal arts." The name of this substance was
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Jewish Scholarship and Culture in Nineteenth-Century Germany: Between History and Faith by Nils Roemer
Jewish Scholarship and Culture in Nineteenth-Century Germany: Between History and Faith

German Jews were fully assimilated and secularized in the nineteenth century¬óor so it is commonly assumed. In Jewish Scholarship and Culture in the Nineteenth Century, Nils Roemer challenges this assumption, finding that religious sentiments, concepts,
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Use History Like a Tool: An Unconventional Guide to Reading the Past and Managing the Future by Steven Levi
Use History Like a Tool: An Unconventional Guide to Reading the Past and Managing the Future

This survey of Western history focuses on the lessons of decision-making often overlooked by traditional historians.
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