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    Shackleton's Whisky: A Spirit of Discovery: Ernest Shackleton's 1907 Antarctic Expedition, and the Rare Malt Whisky He Left Behi by Neville Peat    The Canal at Sault Ste Marie - The South Shore Quarry's Contribution to Canadian History by Shirley Hoskins    Reforging the Iron Cross: The Search for Tradition in the West German Armed Forces by Donald Abenheim    5 Steps to a 5 AP World History, 2015 Edition by Peggy Martin    The RAF and Aircraft Design: Air Staff Operational Requirements 1923-1939 by Colin S. Sinnott    No Parachute: A Classic Account of War in the Air in WWI by Arthur Gould Lee    Montaigne and the Quality of Mercy: Ethical and Political Themes in the "Essais" by David Quint    Behind the Iron Curtain: A Teacher's Guide to East Germany and Cold War Activities by Jeffrey M. Byford    Junkers Ju 87 Stuka by Mike Guardia    Urban Society in an Age of War: Nordlingen 1580-1720 by Christopher R. Friedrichs    Gulag Town, Company Town: Forced Labor and Its Legacy in Vorkuta by Alan Barenberg    The Dreyfus Affair in French Society and Politics by Eric Cahm    The Transmission of Liberalism in Late Nineteenth-Century Mexico by Charles A. Hale    The French Generation of 1820 by Alan Barrie Spitzer    The French at War, 1934-1944 by Nicholas Atkin    The Stolen Village: Baltimore and the Barbary Pirates by Des Ekin    Simulating War: Studying Conflict through Simulation Games by Philip Sabin    Albion's People: English Society 1714-1815 by John Rule    Doj Corruption Enabled Al Qaeda Attacks by Rodney Stich    Pacific Citizens: Larry and Guyo Tajiri and Japanese American Journalism in the World War II Era by Larry Tajiri    The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live In by Hugh Kennedy    Assignment: Oswald by James P. Hosty & Thomas Hosty    The Cold War and After: History, Theory, and the Logic of International Politics by Marc Trachtenberg    Gender in Eighteenth-Century England: Roles, Representations and Responsibilities by Hannah Barker & Elaine Chalus    Napoleon by Geoffrey Ellis    Historical Dictionary of the Barack Obama Administration by Michael J. Pomante II & Scot Schraufnagel    The Industrialisation of the Continental Powers 1780-1914 by Clive Trebilcock    Venice: The Anthology Guide by Milton Grundy    Canvas Under the Sky by Robin Binckes    North America: Volume I by Anthony Ed Trollope    Tacitus and the Tacitean Tradition by Torrey James Luce    The Pflp's Changing Role in the Middle East by Harold M. Cubert    Italy's Margins: Social Exclusion and Nation Formation Since 1861 by David Forgacs    French Provincial Police and the Fall of the Second Republic: Social Fear and Counterrevolution by Thomas R. Forstenzer    Slavery and Slaving in African History by Sean Stilwell    Science Advances by J. B. S. Haldane    Muslims Under Latin Rule, 1100-1300 by James M. Powell    Nehru by Judith M. Brown    Army and Society in Ptolemaic Egypt by Christelle Fischer-Bovet    The War on Drugs: A Failed Experiment by Paula Mallea    Exile and Religious Identity, 1500-1800 by Jesse Spohnholz    The Owl That Fell from the Sky: Stories of a Museum Curator by Brian Gill    Jihad in the Arabian Sea by Camille Pecastaing    Paper Promises: Debt, Money, and the New World Order by Philip Coggan    Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography by Theodore Roosevelt    Pillboxes and Tank Traps by Bernard Lowry    Maiden Voyage: The Senzaimaru and the Creation of Modern Sino-Japanese Relations by Joshua A. Fogel    Classical Mathematics from Al-Khwarizmi to Descartes by Roshdi Rashed    The Touring Caravan by Andrew Jenkinson    A Time Such as There Never Was Before: Canada After the Great War by Alan Bowker
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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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The Theft of History by Jack Goody
The Theft of History

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Who's Buried in Grant's Tomb by Brian Lamb
Who's Buried in Grant's Tomb

Some presidents have been larger than life but none of them have been larger than death. Brian Lamb has visited the gravesites of every American president, living and dead, in order to put together this book, with assistance from the staff of C-SPAN.
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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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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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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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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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Leslie Wilson17 Apr 2012$19.95

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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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John Ed Pearce21 Apr 2012$19.95

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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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Timothy McCarthy25 Apr 2012$19.95

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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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Jonathan Israel28 Apr 2012$19.95

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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, QuakersÂ' spiritual values and social habits
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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 resonatesùThere'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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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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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 exposé 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 Buñuel: The Red Years, 1929-1939 by
Luis Buñuel: The Red Years, 1929-1939

The turbulent years of the 1930s were of profound importance in the life of Spanish film director Luis Buñuel (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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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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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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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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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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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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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 & Cristián 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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Gerald Altoff
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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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Lislie Rose31 Oct 2012$19.95

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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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Dinéjí Na`nitin: Navajo Traditional Teachings and History by Robert S. McPherson
Dinéjí 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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Karl E. Meyer &
Shareen Blair Brysac
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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 Väyrynen & 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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Raimo Väyrynen &
David Cortright
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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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Scott Carmichael16 Dec 2012$19.95

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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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Stan Hoig19 Jan 2013$19.95

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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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Sandra Lazo de la Vega &
Timothy J. Steigenga
19 Mar 2013$19.95

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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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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, José 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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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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Desmond Seward &
Susan Mountgarret
22 May 2013$19.95

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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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Fidel Castro14 Jun 2013$19.95

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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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Eric B. Schultz &
Michael J. Tougias
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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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Phillip F. Nelson26 Jun 2013$19.95

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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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Edmund S. Morgan17 Jul 2013$19.95

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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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Paul E. Hoffman21 Jul 2013$19.95

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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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Scott Patchan29 Aug 2013$19.95

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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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John Wesley Coulter29 Aug 2013$19.95

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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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Ronald J. Olive30 Aug 2013$19.95

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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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Fritz Stern &
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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.

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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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Sarah Raine31 Oct 2013$19.95

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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.

The

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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 RwandaÂ'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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 Mâle
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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Emile Mâle3 Feb 2014$19.95

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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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Lord Charnwood3 Feb 2014$19.95

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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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Wilbur H. Siebert3 Feb 2014$19.95

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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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George Francis Dow &
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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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J. Frazer Smith3 Feb 2014$19.95

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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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Vincent F. Seyfried &
William Asadorian
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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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James A. Ramage17 Feb 2014$19.95

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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 countryÂ's achievements in the lethal arts." The name of this substance was
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Joel A. Vilensky21 Feb 2014$19.95

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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—or 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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Lucky 7: A Cowman's Autobiography by Will Tom Carpenter
Lucky 7: A Cowman's Autobiography

"No. 7"-as Carpenter, the youngest of seven children, called himself-was born in Missouri in 1854 and moved west with his family, first to Kansas, then to the settlements near Pikes Peak, and finally, in 1872, to Texas with his elder brother. From the
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Tejano Religion and Ethnicity: San Antonio, 1821-1860 by Timothy M. Matovina
Tejano Religion and Ethnicity: San Antonio, 1821-1860

While the flags of Spain, Mexico, the Republic of Texas, and the United States successively flew over San Antonio, its Tejano community (Texans of Spanish or Mexican descent) formed a distinct ethnic identity that persisted despite rapid social and cultural
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A Farewell to Justice by Joan Mellen
A Farewell to Justice

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I Would Rather Sleep in Texas: A History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the People of the Santa Anita Land Grant by Mary Amberson & James A. McAllen & Margaret H. McAllen
I Would Rather Sleep in Texas: A History of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the People of the Santa Anita Land Grant

This superb work of history tells the story of the Lower Rio Grande Valley and the people who struggled to make this daunting land their home. Spanish conquistadors and Mexican revolutionaries, cowboys and ranchers, Texas Rangers and Civil War generals,
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Mary Amberson &
James A. McAllen &
Margaret H. McAllen
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U-Boat Ace: The Story of Wolfgang Luth by Jordan Vause
U-Boat Ace: The Story of Wolfgang Luth

An exceptional figure in the history of the German Navy, Wolfgang Luth was one of only seven men in the Wehrmacht to win Germany's highest combat decoration, the Knight's Cross with Oak Leaves, Swords, and Diamonds. At one time or another he operated in
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Engaging Modernity: Muslim Women and the Politics of Agency in Postcolonial Niger by Ousseina Alidou
Engaging Modernity: Muslim Women and the Politics of Agency in Postcolonial Niger

Engaging Modernity is Ousseina AlidouÂ's rich and compelling portrait of Muslim women in Niger as they confront the challenges and opportunities of the twentieth century. Contrary to Western stereotypes of passive subordination, these women are taking
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Germany's Last Mission to Japan: The Failed Voyage of U-234 by Joseph Mark Scalia
Germany's Last Mission to Japan: The Failed Voyage of U-234

When U-234 slipped out of a Norwegian harbor on her maiden voyage in March 1945, the submarine carried a precious assortment of armaments and a select group of officials destined for Japan. En route came word that Germany had surrendered, and the boat's
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Spanish Film Under Franco by Virginia Higginbotham
Spanish Film Under Franco

How does a totalitarian government influence the arts, and how do the arts respond? Spanish Film Under Franco raises these important questions, giving English speakers a starting point in their study of Spanish cinema. After a brief overview of Spanish
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Making Men in Ghana by Stephan F. Miescher
Making Men in Ghana

By featuring the life histories of eight senior men, "Making Men in Ghana" explores the changing meaning of becoming a man in modern Africa. Stephan F. Miescher concentrates on the ideals and expectations that formed around men who were prominent in their
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MiG Master: The Story of the F-8 Crusader by Barrett Tillman
MiG Master: The Story of the F-8 Crusader

To be equally enjoyed by professional aviators and aviation buffs with limited technical knowledge, this biography brings to life the legendary aircraft that scored the highest kill ratio of any U.S. fighter aircraft in the Vietnam War. The book is filled
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"One Hell of a Gamble": Krushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964 by Aleksandr Fursenko & Timothy Naftali
"One Hell of a Gamble": Krushchev, Castro, and Kennedy, 1958-1964

Based on classified Soviet archives, including the files of Nikita Khrushchev and the KGB, "One Hell of a Gamble" offers a riveting play-by-play history of the Cuban missile crisis from American and Soviet perspectives simultaneously.

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Timothy Naftali
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Under the Sign of the Big Fiddle: The R.S. Williams Family, Manufacturers and Collectors of Musical Instruments by Ladislav Cselenyi-Granch
Under the Sign of the Big Fiddle: The R.S. Williams Family, Manufacturers and Collectors of Musical Instruments

This book describes one of the leading firms in the music industry in Canada in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
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Ladislav Cselenyi-Granch5 Mar 2014$19.95

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Historical Evidence and Argument by David Henige
Historical Evidence and Argument

Historians know about the past because they examine the evidence. But what exactly is Â"evidence,Â" how do historians know what it means—and how can we trust them to get it right? Historian David Henige tackles such questions of historical reliability
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The First Waco Horror: The Lynching of Jesse Washington and the Rise of the NAACP by Patricia Bernstein
The First Waco Horror: The Lynching of Jesse Washington and the Rise of the NAACP

In 1916, in front of a crowd of ten to fifteen thousand cheering spectators watched as seventeen-year-old Jesse Washington, a retarded black boy, was publicly tortured, lynched, and burned on the town square of Waco, Texas. He had been accused and convicted
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Patricia Bernstein8 Mar 2014$19.95

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Literary and Artistic Patronage in Ancient Rome by Barbara K. Gold
Literary and Artistic Patronage in Ancient Rome

Virgil, Horace, Catullus, Propertius-these are just a few of the poets whose work we would be without today were it not for the wealthy and powerful patrons upon whose support the Roman cultural establishment so greatly depended. Who were these patrons?
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Sherwood Anderson: A Writer in America, Volume 1 by Walter B. Rideout
Sherwood Anderson: A Writer in America, Volume 1

Sherwood Anderson: A Writer in America is the definitive biography of this major American writer of novels and short stories, whose work includes the modern classic Winesburg, Ohio. In the first volume of this monumental two-volume work, Walter Rideout
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Glasnost-Soviet Cinema Responds by Nicholas Galichenko
Glasnost-Soviet Cinema Responds

With the coming of glasnost to the Soviet Union, filmmakers began to explore previously forbidden themes, and distributors released films that were suppressed by pre-glasnost-era censors. Soviet cinema underwent a revolution, one that mirrors and helps
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Philip Freneau: Champion of Democracy by Jacob Axelrad
Philip Freneau: Champion of Democracy

Philip Freneau was a poet, editor, and mariner. A graduate of Princeton, he was the roommate of James Madison and a classmate of Hugh Henry Brackenridge and Aaron Burr. When the colonies rebelled against England, he supported his newly born nation as a
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Jacob Axelrad12 Mar 2014$19.95

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Legends In Their Time: Young Heroes and Victims of Canada by George Sherwood
Legends In Their Time: Young Heroes and Victims of Canada

This book chronicles the early lives of 18 young people who influenced the direction of the history of Canada.
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Vasconcelos of Mexico: Philosopher and Prophet by John H. Haddox
Vasconcelos of Mexico: Philosopher and Prophet

José Vasconcelos-lawyer, politician, writer, educator, philosopher, prophet, and mystic-was one of the most influential and controversial figures in the intellectual life of twentieth-century Mexico.

Vasconcelos was driven by the desire to gain a complete

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The Dauntless Dive Bomber of World War Two by Barrett Tillman
The Dauntless Dive Bomber of World War Two

Popularly known as the Douglas Dauntless, the U.S. Navy's SBD dive bomber was well named. Though considered obsolete at the time of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Dauntless turned the tide of war in the Pacific with the destruction of four Japanese carriers
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Friedrich Schleiermacher: The Evolution of a Nationalist by Jerry F. Dawson
Friedrich Schleiermacher: The Evolution of a Nationalist

Nationalism was a driving, moving spirit in the nineteenth-century Germany of Friedrich Schleiermacher. Jerry F. Dawson, through his thoughtful and well-wrought study of Friedrich Schleiermacher, provides an insight into contemporary nationalistic movements
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Semites and Anti-Semites: An Inquiry into Conflict and Prejudice by Bernard Lewis
Semites and Anti-Semites: An Inquiry into Conflict and Prejudice

"A powerful book. It combines the coolness of scholarship with conclusions that cannot fail to engage the passions."—Saul Bellow

The Arab-Israeli conflict has unsettled the Middle East for over half a century. This conflict is primarily political,
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Cosmopolitanism and Solidarity: Studies in Ethnoracial, Religious, and Professional Affiliation in the United States by David A. Hollinger
Cosmopolitanism and Solidarity: Studies in Ethnoracial, Religious, and Professional Affiliation in the United States

"Who are we?" is the question at the core of these fascinating essays from one of the nation's leading intellectual historians. With old identities increasingly destabilized throughout the world—the result of demographic migration, declining empires,
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Untold Valor by Rob Morris
Untold Valor

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Dangerous Passage: Issues in the Arctic by Gerard Kenney
Dangerous Passage: Issues in the Arctic

The story of the opening up of the Northwest Passage and the ensuing potential risks to the Arctic environment and Canadian sovereignty are explored.
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The Highway War by Maj. Seth W. B. Folsom
The Highway War

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Gender and War in Twentieth-Century Eastern Europe by Nancy M. Wingfield
Gender and War in Twentieth-Century Eastern Europe

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Divided Cyprus by Yiannis Papadakis
Divided Cyprus

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The Legacy of Américo Paredes by José R. López Morín
The Legacy of Américo Paredes

Américo Paredes (1915–99) is one of the seminal figures in Mexican American studies. With this first book-length biography of Paredes, author José R. López Morín offers fresh insight into the life and work of this influential scholar, as well as
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To Be a Crime Scene Investigator by Henry M. Holden
To Be a Crime Scene Investigator

If the devil's in the details, then the crime scene investigator's got him: conducting searches, collecting evidence, photographing, scrutinizing, analyzing—pursuing the culprit right down to the last scrap of proof. Whether you'd like to become a
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Israeli and Palestinian Narratives of Conflict by Robert I. Rotberg
Israeli and Palestinian Narratives of Conflict

Why does Hamas refuse to recognize the legitimacy of the state of Israel? Why do Israeli settlers in the West Bank insist that Israel has a legitimate right to that territory? What makes the Israeli-Palestinian conflict so intractable? Reflecting both
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Spymaster by Ted Shackley & Richard A. Finney
Spymaster

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Leading at the Speed of Light by Daniel M. Gerstein
Leading at the Speed of Light

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Hitler's Bandit Hunters by Philip W. Blood
Hitler's Bandit Hunters

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The Mellah of Marrakesh by Emily Gottreich
The Mellah of Marrakesh

The lively history of the Jewish quarter of Marrakesh and its complex ties to Morocco's Muslim population
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The Color of Empire by Michael L. Krenn
The Color of Empire

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Witness to Gettysburg: Inside the Battle That Changed the Course of the Civil War by Richard Wheeler
Witness to Gettysburg: Inside the Battle That Changed the Course of the Civil War

From the events that led to the clash at Gettysburg in July 1863 to the retreat of Robert E. Lee's defeated Confederates, Richard Wheeler uses the words of participants--both Northern and Southern--to bring one of the Civil War's bloodiest, most pivotal
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A Soldier to the Last by Edward G. Longacre
A Soldier to the Last

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Wildcats Over Casablanca by M. T. Wordell
Wildcats Over Casablanca

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The National Guard by Michael D. Doubler & John W. Listman
The National Guard

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The Forgotten Terrorist by Mel Ayton
The Forgotten Terrorist

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Founding Sisters and the Nineteenth Amendment by Eleanor Clift
Founding Sisters and the Nineteenth Amendment

"An extraordinary new series intended to capture extraordinary moments in history."
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TURNING POINTS features preeminent writers offering fresh, personal perspectives on the defining events of our time.

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Eagles of the Third Reich: Men of the Luftwaffe in WWII by Samuel W. Mitcham Jr.
Eagles of the Third Reich: Men of the Luftwaffe in WWII

From its secret post World War I beginnings to its virtual destruction by the Allied air forces, the story of the German air force is best told by examining its leaders--brilliant, ambitious, ruthless, and deceitful men like Hermann Goering, the drug-addicted
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The Last Comanche Chief: The Life and Times of Quanah Parker by Bill Neeley
The Last Comanche Chief: The Life and Times of Quanah Parker

Critical acclaim for The Last Comanche Chief

"Truly distinguished. Neeley re-creates the character and achievements of this most significant of all Comanche leaders." -- Robert M. Utley author of The Lance and the Shield: The Life and Times of Sitting

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How the Cold War Began by Amy Knight
How the Cold War Began

On September 5, 1945, Soviet cipher clerk Igor Gouzenko severed ties with his embassy in Ottawa, Canada, reporting allegations to authorities of a Soviet espionage network in North America. His defection — the first following the end of WWII, occurring
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A Consumer's Guide to Mental Health Services by K. Edwards
A Consumer's Guide to Mental Health Services

With over 250 models of counseling and psychotherapy currently used to treat emotional problems and serious mental illness, figuring out where to look for the right services can be a daunting task. A Consumer's Guide to Mental Health Services offer
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K. Edwards22 Apr 2014$19.95

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The Battle for Okinawa by Hiromichi  Yahara
The Battle for Okinawa

Critical acclaim for The Battle for Okinawa

"An indispensable account of the fighting and of Okinawa's role in the Japanese defense of the home islands." --The Wall Street Journal

"A fascinating, highly intelligent glance behind the Japanese lines." --Kirkus

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The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas by John Buchanan
The Road to Guilford Courthouse: The American Revolution in the Carolinas

A brilliant account of the proud and ferocious American fighters who stood up to the British forces in savage battles crucial in deciding both the fate of the Carolina colonies and the outcome of the war.

"A tense, exciting historical account of a little

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Power in Colonial Africa: Conflict and Discourse in Lesotho, 1870-1960 by Elizabeth A. Eldredge
Power in Colonial Africa: Conflict and Discourse in Lesotho, 1870-1960

Even in its heyday European rule of Africa had limits. Whether through complacency or denial, many colonial officials ignored the signs of African dissent. Displays of opposition by Africans, too indirect to counter or quash, percolated throughout the
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Elizabeth A. Eldredge27 Apr 2014$19.95

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Derzhavin: A Biography by Vladislav Khodasevich
Derzhavin: A Biography

Russian poet, soldier, and statesman Gavriil Derzhavin (1743–1816) lived during an epoch of momentous change in Russia—imperial expansion, peasant revolts, war with Turkey, and struggle with Napoleon—and he served three tsars, including
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America Declares Independence by Alan Dershowitz
America Declares Independence

The Declaration of Independence as you've never seen it before

Some of us cherish it with near-scriptural reverence. Others simply take it for granted. In this contentious new look at the Declaration of Independence, however, celebrated attorney Alan Dershowitz

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Ice Blink: The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklin's Lost Polar Expedition by Scott Cookman
Ice Blink: The Tragic Fate of Sir John Franklin's Lost Polar Expedition

"Absorbing.artfully narrat[es] a possible course of events in the expedition's demise, based on the one official note and bits of debris (including evidence of cannibalism) found by searchers sent to look for Franklin in the 1850s. Adventure readers will
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The Fate of the Romanovs by Greg King & Penny Wilson
The Fate of the Romanovs

Abundant, newly discovered sources shatter long-held beliefs

The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 revealed, among many other things, a hidden wealth of archival documents relating to the imprisonment and eventual murder of Tsar Nicholas II, his wife

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Jackson's Way: Andrew Jackson and the People of the Western Waters by John Buchanan
Jackson's Way: Andrew Jackson and the People of the Western Waters

Praise for Jackson's Way

"A compelling account of Jackson's Indian-fighting days . . . as well a grand sweep of the conquest of the trans-Appalachian West, a more complex, bloody, and intrigue-filled episode than is generally appreciated. . . . Mr. Buchanan

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Furies and Fireflies over Korea: The Story of the Men and Machines of the Fleet Air Arm, RAF and Commonwealth who Defended South by Graham Thomas
Furies and Fireflies over Korea: The Story of the Men and Machines of the Fleet Air Arm, RAF and Commonwealth who Defended South

With the outbreak of the Korean War, the UN Security Council called on its members to act and 16 nations did, with Britain sending aircraft carriers such as HMS Truimph, from which piston engined Sea Fury fighters and Fairey Firefly fighter-bombers operated.
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The History Detectives Explore Lincoln's Letter, Parker's Sax, and Mark Twain's Watch: And Many More Mysteries of America's Past by Barbara Karg
The History Detectives Explore Lincoln's Letter, Parker's Sax, and Mark Twain's Watch: And Many More Mysteries of America's Past

Explore the secrets of America's past with the official companion to PBS's History Detectives

Could a Civil War POW have fashioned a working camera from a tin can, a spyglass lens, and a pine plank? What can an ancient and battered banjo reveal about America's

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Pox: Genius, Madness, And The Mysteries Of Syphilis by Deborah Hayden
Pox: Genius, Madness, And The Mysteries Of Syphilis

From Beethoven to Oscar Wilde, from Van Gogh to Hitler, Deborah Hayden throws new light on the effects of syphilis on the lives and works of seminal figures from the fifteenth to the twentieth centuries.

Writing with remarkable insight and narrative flair,

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Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era by Elaine May
Homeward Bound: American Families in the Cold War Era

The classic book on private life during the Cold War—fully revised and updated for the twentieth anniversary edition.
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The History of the Incas by Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa
The History of the Incas

The History of the Incas may be the best description of Inca life and mythology to survive Spanish colonization of Peru. Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa, a well-educated sea captain and cosmographer of the viceroyalty, wrote the document in Cuzco, the capital
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The Greenpeace to Amchitka: An Environmental Odyssey by Robert Hunter
The Greenpeace to Amchitka: An Environmental Odyssey

The exciting story of how Greenpeace came to be.
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Poison Arrows: North American Indian Hunting and Warfare by David E. Jones
Poison Arrows: North American Indian Hunting and Warfare

Biological warfare is a menacing twenty-first-century issue, but its origins extend to antiquity. While the recorded use of toxins in warfare in some ancient populations is rarely disputed (the use of arsenical smoke in China, which dates to at least 1000
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Hijos del Pueblo: Gender, Family, and Community in Rural Mexico, 1730-1850 by Deborah E. Kanter
Hijos del Pueblo: Gender, Family, and Community in Rural Mexico, 1730-1850

The everyday lives of indigenous and Spanish families in the countryside, a previously under-explored segment of Mexican cultural history, are now illuminated through the vivid narratives presented in Hijos del Pueblo ("offspring of the village"). Drawing
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Politicas: Latina Public Officials in Texas by Sonia R. Garcia & Valerie Martinez-Ebers & Irasema Coronado
Politicas: Latina Public Officials in Texas

In the decades since Latinas began to hold public office in the United States in the late 1950s, they have blazed new trails in public life, bringing fresh perspectives, leadership styles, and policy agendas to the business of governing cities, counties,
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El Narcotraficante: Narcocorridos and the Construction of a Cultural Persona on the U.S.-Mexico Border by Mark Cameron Edberg
El Narcotraficante: Narcocorridos and the Construction of a Cultural Persona on the U.S.-Mexico Border

Since the late 1970s, a new folk hero has risen to prominence in the U.S.-Mexico border region and beyond-the narcotrafficker. Celebrated in the narcocorrido, a current form of the traditional border song known as the corrido, narcotraffickers are often
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Homage to Caledonia: Scotland and the Spanish Civil War by Daniel Gray
Homage to Caledonia: Scotland and the Spanish Civil War

The Spanish civil war was a call to arms for 2,300 British volunteers, of which over 500 were from Scotland. The first book of its kind, 'Homage to Caledonia' examines Scotland's role in the conflict, detailing exactly why Scottish involvement was so profound.
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Daniel Gray16 May 2014$19.95

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Queer Issues in Contemporary Latin American Cinema by David William Foster
Queer Issues in Contemporary Latin American Cinema

Viewing contemporary Latin American films through the lens of queer studies reveals that many filmmakers are exploring issues of gender identity and sexual difference, as well as the homophobia that attempts to defeat any challenge to the heterosexual
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Spanish Water, Anglo Water: Early Development in San Antonio by Charles R. Porter
Spanish Water, Anglo Water: Early Development in San Antonio

Porter offers a meticulous chronicling of the origins and often-contentious development of water rights in San Antonio from its Spanish settlement through the beginning of the twentieth century.

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The Leadership of George Bush: An Insider's View of the Forty-first President by Roman Popadiuk
The Leadership of George Bush: An Insider's View of the Forty-first President

In this important volume, Roman Popadiuk examines the ways in which the personal leadership style of George Bush influenced the formation and execution of policy.

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Waiting: One Wife's Year of the Vietnam War by Linda Moore-Lanning
Waiting: One Wife's Year of the Vietnam War

The first-ever book from the perspective of a wife on the home front during the Vietnam war, Waiting is the deeply personal account of Linda Moore-Lanning's year as a waiting wife.

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Israeli Culture Between the Two Intifadas: A Brief Romance by Yaron Peleg
Israeli Culture Between the Two Intifadas: A Brief Romance

Over the past two decades, profound changes in Israel opened its society to powerful outside forces and the dominance of global capitalism. As a result, the centrality of Zionism as an organizing ideology waned, prompting expressions of anxiety in Israel
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The Polio Years in Texas: Battling a Terrifying Unknown by Heather Green Wooten
The Polio Years in Texas: Battling a Terrifying Unknown

In The Polio Years in Texas, Heather Green Wooten draws on extensive archival research as well as interviews conducted over a five-year period with Texas polio survivors and their families. This is a detailed and intensely human account of not only the
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Ortona: Canada's Epic World War II Battle by Mark Zuehlke
Ortona: Canada's Epic World War II Battle

In one furious week of fighting in December 1943, the First Canadian Infantry Division took Ortona, Italy, from elite German paratroopers ordered to hold the medieval port at all costs. When the battle was over, the Canadians emerged victorious despite
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Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West by William Cronon
Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West

"Magnificent... the best work of economic and business history I've ever read."—Paul Krugman

In this groundbreaking work, William Cronon gives us an environmental perspective on the history of nineteenth-century America. By exploring the ecological
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Across the Top of the World: The Quest for the Northwest Passage by James Delgado
Across the Top of the World: The Quest for the Northwest Passage

The centuries-long quest for the fabled Northwest Passage rivals the story of Antarctic exploration for heroism, drama, and tragedy. Expedition after expedition set off in search of a sea route connecting Europe with Asia's riches; each expedition suffered
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The Liri Valley: Canada's World War II Breakthrough to Rome by Mark Zuehlke
The Liri Valley: Canada's World War II Breakthrough to Rome

For the Allied armies fighting their way up the Italian boot in early 1944, Rome was the prize that could only be won through a massive offensive. Military historian Mark Zuehlke returns to the Mediterranean theater of World War II with this gripping
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A Young Palestinian's Diary, 1941-1945: The Life of Sami 'Amr by Kimberly Katz
A Young Palestinian's Diary, 1941-1945: The Life of Sami 'Amr

Writing in his late teens and early twenties, Sāmī 'Amr gave his diary an apt subtitle: The Battle of Life, encapsulating both the political climate of Palestine in the waning years of the British Mandate as well as the contrasting joys and troubles
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Kimberly Katz23 May 2014$19.95

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Danger Close by Steve Call
Danger Close

"America had a secret weapon," writes Steve Call of the period immediately following September 11, 2001, as planners contemplated the invasion of Afghanistan. This weapon consisted of small teams of Special Forces operatives trained in close air support
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Politically Incorrect Guide To The Constitution by Kevin
Politically Incorrect Guide To The Constitution

The Constitution of the United States created a representative republic marked by federalism and the separation of powers. Yet numerous federal judges--led by the Supreme Court--have used the Constitution as a blank check to substitute their own views
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The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal by Robert
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Great Depression and the New Deal

In this timely new P.I. Guide, Murphy reveals the stark truth: free market failure didn't cause the Great Depression and the New Deal didn't cure it. Shattering myths and politically correct lies, he tells why World War II didn t help the economy or get
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The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Sixties by Jonathan
The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Sixties

Get ready to break on through to the other side as critically-acclaimed playwright and journalist Jonathan Leaf reveals the politically incorrect truth about one of the most controversial decades in history--the 1960s. Life was more "square" than "groovy"
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Tejano Leadership in Mexican and Revolutionary Texas by Jesús F. De la Teja
Tejano Leadership in Mexican and Revolutionary Texas

Tejanos (Texans of Mexican heritage) were instrumental leaders in the life and development of Texas during the Mexican period, the war of independence, and the Texas Republic.

Jesús F. de la Teja and ten other scholars examine the lives, careers, and

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The Texas City Disaster, 1947 by Hugh W. Stephens
The Texas City Disaster, 1947

On April 16, 1947, a small fire broke out among bags of ammonium nitrate fertilizer in the hold of the ship Grandcamp as it lay docked at Texas City, Texas. Despite immediate attempts to extinguish the fire, it rapidly intensified until the Grandcamp exploded
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Contemporary Theatre in Mayan Mexico: Death-Defying Acts by Tamara L. Underiner
Contemporary Theatre in Mayan Mexico: Death-Defying Acts

From the dramatization of local legends to the staging of plays by Shakespeare and other canonical playwrights to the exploration of contemporary sociopolitical problems and their effects on women and children, Mayan theatre is a flourishing cultural institution
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The Wrecking of La Salle's Ship Aimable and the Trial of Claude Aigron by Robert S. Weddle
The Wrecking of La Salle's Ship Aimable and the Trial of Claude Aigron

When Robert Cavelier, sieur de La Salle, landed on the Texas coast in 1685, bent on founding a French colony, his enterprise was doomed to failure. Not only was he hundreds of miles from his intended landfall-the mouth of the Mississippi-but his supply
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Freedom Colonies: Independent Black Texans in the Time of Jim Crow by Thad Sitton & James H. Conrad
Freedom Colonies: Independent Black Texans in the Time of Jim Crow

In the decades following the Civil War, nearly a quarter of African Americans achieved a remarkable victory-they got their own land. While other ex-slaves and many poor whites became trapped in the exploitative sharecropping system, these independence-seeking
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Maya Intellectual Renaissance: Identity, Representation, and Leadership by Victor D. Montejo
Maya Intellectual Renaissance: Identity, Representation, and Leadership

When Mayan leaders protested the celebration of the Quincentenary of the "discovery" of America and joined with other indigenous groups in the Americas to proclaim an alternate celebration of 500 years of resistance, they rose to national prominence in
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Iranian Intellectuals in the Twentieth Century by Ali Gheissari
Iranian Intellectuals in the Twentieth Century

Since the middle of the nineteenth century, Iranian intellectuals have been preoccupied by issues of political and social reform, Iran's relation with the modern West, and autocracy, or arbitrary rule. Drawing from a close reading of a broad array of primary
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Diodorus Siculus, Books 11-12.37.1: Greek History, 480-431 BC - The Alternative Version by Peter Green
Diodorus Siculus, Books 11-12.37.1: Greek History, 480-431 BC - The Alternative Version

Sicilian historian Diodorus Siculus (ca. 100-30 BCE) is our only surviving source for a continuous narrative of Greek history from Xerxes' invasion to the Wars of the Successors following the death of Alexander the Great. Yet this important historian has
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Guns, Drugs, and Development in Colombia by Jennifer S. Holmes & Sheila Amin Gutierrez De Pineres & Kevin M. Curtin
Guns, Drugs, and Development in Colombia

For decades, Colombia has contended with a variety of highly publicized conflicts, including the rise of paramilitary groups in response to rebel insurgencies of the 1960s, the expansion of an illegal drug industry that has permeated politics and society
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The Colonial Spanish-American City: Urban Life in the Age of Atlantic Capitalism by Jay Kinsbruner
The Colonial Spanish-American City: Urban Life in the Age of Atlantic Capitalism

The colonial Spanish-American city, like its counterpart across the Atlantic, was an outgrowth of commercial enterprise. A center of entrepreneurial activity and wealth, it drew people seeking a better life, with more educational, occupational, commercial,
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Women's Lives in Colonial Quito: Gender, Law, and Economy in Spanish America by Kimberly Gauderman
Women's Lives in Colonial Quito: Gender, Law, and Economy in Spanish America

What did it mean to be a woman in colonial Spanish America? Given the many advances in women's rights since the nineteenth century, we might assume that colonial women had few rights and were fully subordinated to male authority in the family and in society-but
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The Invention of the Jewish Gaucho: Villa Clara and the Construction of Argentine Identity by Judith Noemi Freidenberg
The Invention of the Jewish Gaucho: Villa Clara and the Construction of Argentine Identity

By the mid-twentieth century, Eastern European Jews had become one of Argentina's largest minorities. Some represented a wave of immigration begun two generations before; many settled in the province of Entre Ríos and founded an agricultural colony. Taking
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The Politics of Sentiment: Imagining and Remembering Guayaquil by O. Hugo Benavides
The Politics of Sentiment: Imagining and Remembering Guayaquil

Between 1890 and 1930, the port city of Guayaquil, Ecuador, experienced a liberal revolution and a worker's movement-key elements in shaping the Ecuadorian national identity. In this book, O. Hugo Benavides examines these and other pivotal features in
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The Laws of Slavery in Texas: Historical Documents and Essays by Randolph B. Campbell
The Laws of Slavery in Texas: Historical Documents and Essays

The laws that governed the institution of slavery in early Texas were enacted over a fifty-year period in which Texas moved through incarnations as a Spanish colony, a Mexican state, an independent republic, a part of the United States, and a Confederate
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Early Modern Jewry: A New Cultural History by David B. Ruderman
Early Modern Jewry: A New Cultural History

Early Modern Jewry boldly offers a new history of the early modern Jewish experience. From Krakow and Venice to Amsterdam and Smyrna, David Ruderman examines the historical and cultural factors unique to Jewish communities throughout Europe, and how

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U.S. Army Weapons Systems 2010-2011 by Army
U.S. Army Weapons Systems 2010-2011

From the Advanced Threat Infrared Countermeasures to the XM320 grenade launcher, this comprehensive guide profiles nearly every weapon currently in use by the U.S. Army. In addition, it covers cutting-edge technology that will soon be employed by soldiers
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Reconstructing Beirut: Memory and Space in a Postwar Arab City by Aseel Sawalha
Reconstructing Beirut: Memory and Space in a Postwar Arab City

Once the cosmopolitan center of the Middle East, Beirut was devastated by the civil war that ran from 1975 to 1991, which dislocated many residents, disrupted normal municipal functions, and destroyed the vibrant downtown district. The aftermath of the
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Guatemalan Journey by Stephen Connely Benz
Guatemalan Journey

Guatemala draws some half million tourists each year, whose brief visits to the ruins of ancient Maya cities and contemporary highland Maya villages may give them only a partial and folkloric understanding of Guatemalan society. In this vividly written
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The Way I Heard It: Tales of the Big Bend by Walter Fulcher
The Way I Heard It: Tales of the Big Bend

The folklore of Texas' Big Bend region was still in the making during Walter Fulcher's lifetime. Born in Lampasas County in 1887, he worked on the Martin Ranch near Sheffield when a young man. There he witnessed events in the last outlaw activities of
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War, Women, and Druids: Eyewitness Reports and Early Accounts of the Ancient Celts by Philip Freeman
War, Women, and Druids: Eyewitness Reports and Early Accounts of the Ancient Celts

"The ancient Celts capture the modern imagination as do few other people of classical times. Naked barbarians charging the Roman legions, Druids performing sacrifices of unspeakable horror, women fighting beside their men and even leading armies-these,
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Silent Looms: Women and Production in a Guatemalan Town by Tracy Bachrach Ehlers
Silent Looms: Women and Production in a Guatemalan Town

Based on new fieldwork in 1997, Tracy Bachrach Ehlers has updated her classic study of the effects of economic development on the women weavers of San Pedro Sacatepéquez. Revisiting many of the women she interviewed in the 1970s and 1980s and revising
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They Called Them Greasers: Anglo Attitudes Toward Mexicans in Texas, 1821-1900 by Arnoldo de Leon
They Called Them Greasers: Anglo Attitudes Toward Mexicans in Texas, 1821-1900

Tension between Anglos and Tejanos has existed in the Lone Star State since the earliest settlements. Such antagonism has produced friction between the two peoples, and whites have expressed their hostility toward Mexican Americans unabashedly and at times
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The Civil War Memories of Elizabeth Bacon Custer: Reconstructed from Her Diaries and Notes by Elizabeth Bacon Custer
The Civil War Memories of Elizabeth Bacon Custer: Reconstructed from Her Diaries and Notes

In her first year of marriage (1864-1865) to General George Armstrong Custer, Libbie Custer witnessed the Civil War firsthand. Her experiences of danger, hardship, and excitement made ideal material for a book, one that she worked on for years in later
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In the Shadow of the Mexican Revolution: Contemporary Mexican History, 1910-1989 by Hector Aguilar Camin & Lorenzo Meyer
In the Shadow of the Mexican Revolution: Contemporary Mexican History, 1910-1989

Héctor Aguilar Camín and Lorenzo Meyer, two of Mexico's leading intellectuals, set out to fill a void in the literature on Mexican history: the lack of a single text to cover the history of contemporary Mexico during the twentieth century. A la sombra
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Tejano Journey, 1770-1850 by Gerald E. Poyo
Tejano Journey, 1770-1850

A century before the arrival of Stephen F. Austin's colonists, Spanish settlers from Mexico were putting down roots in Texas. From San Antonio de Bexar and La Bahia (Goliad) northeastward to Los Adaes and later Nacogdoches, they formed communities that
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Cinema of Anxiety: A Psychoanalysis of Italian Neorealism by Vincent F. Rocchio
Cinema of Anxiety: A Psychoanalysis of Italian Neorealism

The "new" realism of Italian cinema after World War II represented and in many ways attempted to contain the turmoil of a society struggling to rid itself of Fascism while fighting off the threat of radical egalitarianism at the same time. In this boldly
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Classical and Modern Interactions: Postmodern Architecture, Multiculturalism, Decline, and Other Issues by Karl Galinsky
Classical and Modern Interactions: Postmodern Architecture, Multiculturalism, Decline, and Other Issues

Postmodernism, multiculturalism, the alleged decline of the United States, deconstruction, leadership, and values-these topics have been at the forefront of contemporary intellectual and cultural debate and are likely to remain so for the near future.
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Soldaderas in the Mexican Military: Myth and History by Elizabeth Salas
Soldaderas in the Mexican Military: Myth and History

Since pre-Columbian times, soldiering has been a traditional life experience for innumerable women in Mexico. Yet the many names given these women warriors-heroines, camp followers, Amazons, coronelas, soldadas, soldaderas, and Adelitas-indicate their
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The Illusion of Inclusion: The Untold Political Story of San Antonio, Texas by Rodolfo Rosales
The Illusion of Inclusion: The Untold Political Story of San Antonio, Texas

To many observers, the 1981 election of Henry Cisneros as mayor of San Antonio, Texas, represented the culminating victory in the Chicano community's decades-long struggle for inclusion in the city's political life. Yet, nearly twenty years later, inclusion
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East Los Angeles: History of a Barrio by Richardo Romo
East Los Angeles: History of a Barrio

This is the story of the largest Mexican-American community in the United States, the city within a city known as "East Los Angeles." How did this barrio of over one million men and women-occupying an area greater than Manhattan or Washington D.C.-come
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The Zoot-Suit Riots: The Psychology of Symbolic Annihilation by Mauricio Mazon
The Zoot-Suit Riots: The Psychology of Symbolic Annihilation

Los Angeles, the summer of 1943. For ten days in June, Anglo servicemen and civilians clashed in the streets of the city with young Mexican Americans whose fingertip coats and pegged, draped trousers announced their rebellion. At their height, the riots
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Mauricio Mazon14 Jun 2014$19.95

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The Story of Big Bend National Park by John Jameson
The Story of Big Bend National Park

A breathtaking country of rugged mountain peaks, uninhabited desert, and spectacular river canyons, Big Bend is one of the United States' most remote national parks and among Texas' most popular tourist attractions. Located in the great bend of the Rio
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John Jameson14 Jun 2014$19.95

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Texans in Revolt: The Battle for San Antonio, 1835 by Alwyn Barr
Texans in Revolt: The Battle for San Antonio, 1835

While the battles of 1836-the Alamo, Goliad, and San Jacinto-are wellknown moments in the Texas Revolution, the battle for Bexar in the fall of 1835 is often overlooked. Yet this lengthy siege, which culminated in a Texan victory in December 1835, set
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Alwyn Barr14 Jun 2014$19.95

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Bombing Civilians: A Twentieth-Century History by Yuki Tanaka & Marilyn Young
Bombing Civilians: A Twentieth-Century History

Bombing Civilians examines a crucial question: why did military planning in the early twentieth century shift its focus from bombing military targets to bombing civilians? From the British bombing of Iraq in the early 1920s to the most recent policies
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Yuki Tanaka &
Marilyn Young
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Reagan at Westminster: Foreshadowing the End of the Cold War by Robert C. Rowland & John M. Jones
Reagan at Westminster: Foreshadowing the End of the Cold War

President Ronald Reagan's famous address to the Houses of Parliament is now considered to be the initial enunciation of his "Evil Empire" stance. In this important volume by two experienced rhetorical scholars, Robert C. Rowland and John M. Jones offer

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Renaissance Lives: Portraits Of An Age by Theodore Rabb
Renaissance Lives: Portraits Of An Age

Fifteen brilliantly potted biographies of the Renaissance era's most creative and vivid figures, fascinating individuals who embody the hopes, discoveries, and struggles of an age that gave birth to the modern world. Their stories make us see anew the
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Islam And Democracy: Fear Of The Modern World With New Introduction by Fatima Mernissi
Islam And Democracy: Fear Of The Modern World With New Introduction

From one of the world's foremost Islamic scholars, a revised edition of a classic and groundbreaking book on Islam
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Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World by Mark Pendergrast
Uncommon Grounds: The History of Coffee and How It Transformed Our World

Uncommon Grounds tells the story of coffee from its discovery on a hill in ancient Abyssinia to the advent of Starbucks. In this updated edition of the classic work, Mark Pendergrast reviews the dramatic changes in coffee culture over the past decade,
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Unfinished Revolution: The Early American Republic in a British World by Sam W. Haynes
Unfinished Revolution: The Early American Republic in a British World

After the War of 1812 the United States remained a cultural and economic satellite of the world's most powerful empire. Though political independence had been won, John Bull intruded upon virtually every aspect of public life, from politics to economic

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Sam W. Haynes25 Jun 2014$19.95

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Project Azorian: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129 by Norman C. Polmar & Michael White
Project Azorian: The CIA and the Raising of the K-129

Despite incredible political, military, and intelligence risks, and after six years of secret preparations, the CIA attempted to salvage the sunken Soviet ballistic missile submarine K-129 from the depths of the North Pacific Ocean in early August 1974.
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Norman C. Polmar &
Michael White
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Biotech: The Countercultural Origins of an Industry by Eric J. Vettel
Biotech: The Countercultural Origins of an Industry

Chronicling the birth of the biotechnology industry, Biotech shows how a cultural and political revolution in the 1960s resulted in a new scientific order—the practical application of biological knowledge supported by private investors expecting

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Eric J. Vettel27 Jun 2014$19.95

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Gender and Christianity in Medieval Europe: New Perspectives by Lisa M. Bitel
Gender and Christianity in Medieval Europe: New Perspectives

Gender and Christianity in Medieval Europe seeks to explain the convergence of religion and gender in medieval Christendom. Essays in the volume examine how Europeans identified themselves as women, men, and Christians, and how these identities influenced

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Dangerous to Know: Women, Crime, and Notoriety in the Early Republic by Susan Branson
Dangerous to Know: Women, Crime, and Notoriety in the Early Republic

This tale of kidnapping, betrayal, and murder follows the lives of two women on the margins of early nineteenth-century society, showing how they manipulated conventions to further their own ends while redefining what was possible for women in early American
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Susan Branson29 Jun 2014$19.95

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The Sky's The Limit: People v. Newton, The REAL Trial of the 20th Century? by Lise Pearlman
The Sky's The Limit: People v. Newton, The REAL Trial of the 20th Century?

A survey of 20th century trials to see which one was the "Trial of the Century."
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Ataturk: An Intellectual Biography by M. Sukru Hanioglu & M. Ukru Hanio Lu
Ataturk: An Intellectual Biography

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 reign supreme

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M. Ukru Hanio Lu
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The Mindset Lists of American History: From Typewriters to Text Messages, What Ten Generations of Americans Think Is Normal by Tom McBride & Ron Nief
The Mindset Lists of American History: From Typewriters to Text Messages, What Ten Generations of Americans Think Is Normal

Snapshots of the U.S.'s last nine generations-from the creators of the Mindset List media sensation

Just as high school graduates in 1957 couldn't imagine life without zippers, those of 2009 can't imagine having to enter phone booths and deposit coins

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Tom McBride &
Ron Nief
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The City of Mexico in the Age of Diaz by Michael Johns
The City of Mexico in the Age of Diaz

Mexico City assumed its current character around the turn of the twentieth century, during the dictatorship of Porfirio Díaz (1876-1911). In those years, wealthy Mexicans moved away from the Zócalo, the city's traditional center, to western suburbs where
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Landscape, Nature, and the Body Politic: From Britain's Renaissance to America's New World by Kenneth Robert Olwig
Landscape, Nature, and the Body Politic: From Britain's Renaissance to America's New World

Landscape, Nature, and the Body Politic explores the origins and lasting influences of two contesting but intertwined discourses that persist today when we use the words landscape, country, scenery, nature, national. In the first sense, the land is

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Kenneth Robert Olwig22 Jul 2014$19.95

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The Atlas of Military History: An Around-the-World Survey of Warfare Through the Ages by Amanda & Aaron
The Atlas of Military History: An Around-the-World Survey of Warfare Through the Ages

Aggression. Disruption. Violence. Mortality. The components of war are familiar to us all, but it's often hard to understand how these battles throughout history continue to affect us today. The story of our world, from its earliest beginnings thousands
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Amanda &
Aaron
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La Belle, the Ship That Changed History by James E. Bruseth
La Belle, the Ship That Changed History

fter two decades of searching for La Salle's lost ship La Belle, Texas Historical Commission (THC) divers in 1995 located a shipwreck containing historic artifacts of European origin in the silty bottom of Matagorda Bay, off the coast of Texas. The

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James E. Bruseth30 Jul 2014$19.95

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Trench: A History of Trench Warfare on the Western Front by Stephen Bull
Trench: A History of Trench Warfare on the Western Front

'Going up Beek trench on a dark night was no picnic. You started along a long narrow alley winding uphill, your hands feeling the slimy sandbag walls, your feet wary for broken duck boards; now and again a hot, stuff smell, a void space in the wall, and
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A Whisper in the Reeds: The Terrible Ones' - South Africa's 32 Battalion at War by Justin Taylor
A Whisper in the Reeds: The Terrible Ones' - South Africa's 32 Battalion at War

This amazing work relates the experiences of Justin Taylor who served as the Signals Officer for the South African Defense Force's infamous 32 Battalion - the 'Terrible Ones'! As a young officer he trained in the intricacies of Signaling before volunteering
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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry: From Flint Axes to Automatic Weapons by Chuck Willis
The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Weaponry: From Flint Axes to Automatic Weapons

When did hunting weapons begin to be used against humans instead of animals? What is the difference between the Plains Indian War Club and the Fijian War Club? What weapon is common to peoples in every part of the world? The Illustrated Encyclopedia of
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Philmont: A History of New Mexico's Cimarron Country by Lawrence R. Murphy
Philmont: A History of New Mexico's Cimarron Country

This classic account is the first and still the best comprehensive history of the Colfax County area of northeastern New Mexico.
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Lawrence R. Murphy2 Aug 2014$19.95

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Wasted Years, Wasted Lives Volume 1: The British Army in Northern Ireland 1975-77 by Ken Wharton
Wasted Years, Wasted Lives Volume 1: The British Army in Northern Ireland 1975-77

Over the past several years, Ken Wharton, himself a former soldier, has been prolific in his coverage of the Troubles, which spread their tentacles far from the streets, and fields of Northern Ireland. Over 4,000 people died in or as a consequence of them
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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into California by Bathroom Readers' Institute
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into California

From the redwood forest to the Mexican border, the Pacific coastline to the Mojave Desert, California is the most populous state in the Union and the eighth-largest economy in the world. And what better way to honor America's most influential state than
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Samurai: The Japanese Warrior's [Unofficial] Manual by Steve Turnbull
Samurai: The Japanese Warrior's [Unofficial] Manual

Combines the latest research with contemporary lives, descriptions, and reconstructions to provide a dramatic picture of what it was like to be a samurai.

So you think you'd like to be a samurai?

It's 1615 and the samurai, Japan's elite fighting class,

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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Canada by Bathroom Readers' Institute
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Plunges into Canada

Uncle John and the folks at the Bathroom Readers' Institute love all things Canadian and figure that just because we weren't lucky enough to be born in the Great White North doesn't mean we can't devote an entire Bathroom Reader to the cause . . . and
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Ali: The Official Portrait of the "Greatest" by Nancy
Ali: The Official Portrait of the "Greatest"

Muhammad Ali was one of the greatest champions of all time. His boxing skills were unparalleled, and his words have never been forgotten. From his birth in 1942 in Louisville, Kentucky to his first Golden Gloves win to the Rumble in the Jungle and the
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Nancy7 Aug 2014$19.95

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The Zapatista Reader by Tom Hayden
The Zapatista Reader

The electrifying effect the Zapatista peasant rebellion has had on leading figures in the intellectual, political, and literary world since the Zapatistas woke them up on New Year's Day, 1994, has provided inspiration for activists all over the world.
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With Trumpet, Drum and Fife: A short treatise covering the rise and fall of military musical instruments on the battlefield by Mike Hall
With Trumpet, Drum and Fife: A short treatise covering the rise and fall of military musical instruments on the battlefield

With Trumpet, Drum and Fife' is described as a 'short treatise covering the rise and fall of military musical instruments on the battlefield'. Despite there being a plethora of books about military music, 'With Trumpet, Drum and Fife' stands out from the
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Decline and Fall: The End of Empire and the Future of Democracy in 21st Century America by John Michael Greer
Decline and Fall: The End of Empire and the Future of Democracy in 21st Century America

All empires fall, and America is no exception. What comes next?
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Every Sun That Rises: Wyatt Moore of Caddo Lake by Thad Sitton
Every Sun That Rises: Wyatt Moore of Caddo Lake

"What I done and what I been accused of covers everything, you put 'em both together." Wyatt Moore of Caddo Lake exaggerates, but perhaps not very much. During his long life at Caddo Lake, Moore was at various times a boat operator, commercial fisherman,
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James Stephen Hogg: A Biography by Robert C. Cotner
James Stephen Hogg: A Biography

No other governor has become so completely identified with Texas and its citizens as Jim Hogg, the first native Texan to hold the state's highest office. His fame was not, however, easily earned. Orphaned at twelve, he worked as farmhand, typesetter, and
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Duncan Hines: How a Traveling Salesman Became the Most Trusted Name in Food by Louis Hatchett
Duncan Hines: How a Traveling Salesman Became the Most Trusted Name in Food

Duncan Hines (1880--1959) may be best known for the cake mixes, baked goods, and bread products that bear his name, but most people forget that he was a real person and not just a fictitious figure invented for the brand. America's pioneer restaurant

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In the Shadow of Eagles: From Barnstormer to Alaska Bush Pilot, A Flyer's Story by Jim Rearden & Rudy Billberg
In the Shadow of Eagles: From Barnstormer to Alaska Bush Pilot, A Flyer's Story

In the Shadow of Eagles is a uniquely American saga. Rudy Billberg's story takes readers through the great age of aviation, from his first airplane ride in Minnesota in 1927 to his bush flying career in Alaska beginning in 1941. One of the authentic aviation
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The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit by Thomas J. Sugrue
The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit

Once America's "arsenal of democracy," Detroit is now the symbol of the American urban crisis. In this reappraisal of America's racial and economic inequalities, Thomas Sugrue asks why Detroit and other industrial cities have become the sites of persistent

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The Great Silent Majority: Nixon's 1969 Speech on Vietnamization by Karlyn Kohrs Campbell
The Great Silent Majority: Nixon's 1969 Speech on Vietnamization

In his televised and widely watched speech to the nation on November 3, 1969, Pres. Richard M. Nixon introduced a phrase-"silent majority"-and a policy-Vietnamization of the war effort-that echo down to the present day. Nixon's appearance on this night
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Still Counting the Dead: Survivors of Sri Lanka's Hidden War by Frances Harrison
Still Counting the Dead: Survivors of Sri Lanka's Hidden War

The tropical island of Sri Lanka is a paradise for tourists, but in 2009 it became a hell for its Tamil minority, as decades of civil war between the Tamil Tiger guerrillas and the government reached its bloody climax. Caught in the crossfire were hundreds
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The Drama of Russian Political History: System against Individuality by Alexander V. Obolonsky
The Drama of Russian Political History: System against Individuality

Obolonsky notes that Russian history and life are full of paradoxes, most of them sad. Why, he asks, have the Russians, who possess enormous natural, human, and intellectual resources and a great literary and scientific heritage, proven unable to realize
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The MagiCIAn: John Mulholland's Secret Life, 2nd Edition by Ben Robinson
The MagiCIAn: John Mulholland's Secret Life, 2nd Edition

The only biography of the master magician and spy instructor John Mulholland.
"John Mulholland is surely one of the most fascinating personalities in magic history. For his work to advance conjuring as a recognized art, he deserves tremendous respect,

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Just Doing My Job: Stories of Service from World War II by Jonna D. Hoppes
Just Doing My Job: Stories of Service from World War II

Preserving the personal histories of civilians and soldiers who united to defend America during the Second World War, this oral history tells the stories of ordinary citizens who left jobs and families behind to contribute to the war effort. Chronicling
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Egypt: Positive Results from Knowledge Sharing and Modest Lending - An IEG Country Assistance Evaluation 1999-2007 by World Bank
Egypt: Positive Results from Knowledge Sharing and Modest Lending - An IEG Country Assistance Evaluation 1999-2007

This report reviews World Bank support to Egypt from fiscal 1999 through fiscal 2007. It analyzes the objectives and content of the Bank's assistance program during this period. The Bank's assistance program largely met its objectives and contributed significantly
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World Bank22 Jun 2009$19.99

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Albanian Journal of Politics: 2006 by Altin Ilirjani
Albanian Journal of Politics: 2006

The Albanian Journal of Politics (AJP) is a peer reviewed academic publication of the Albanian Political Science Association (ALPSA). The purpose of the Journal is to provide a publication venue and an academic forum for the study of Albanian politics
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Altin Ilirjani30 Nov 2009$19.99

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America, Empire of Liberty by David Reynolds
America, Empire of Liberty

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