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South by Ernest Shackleton
South

This astonishing memoir of Shackleton's final voyage explores courage, tenacity and unflagging hope in the face of adversity. South remains one of the greatest adventures of the twentieth century.
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Tales of the Seven Seas: The Escapades of Captain Dynamite Johnny O'Brien by Dennis M. Powers
Tales of the Seven Seas: The Escapades of Captain Dynamite Johnny O'Brien

Captain Dynamite Johnny O'Brien sailed the seven seas for over sixty years, from the late 1860s in India until the early 1930s on the U.S. West Coast. He sailed every type of ship imaginable, but this book is more than the story of Captain O'Brien's incredible
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Ship of Miracles: 14,000 Lives and One Miraculous Voyage by Bill Gilbert
Ship of Miracles: 14,000 Lives and One Miraculous Voyage

It was a miracle worthy of the season. When Captain Leonard La Rue spied from his twelve-man merchant ship, the Meredith Victory, the throng of Korean refugees on the docks of a city in flames, he didn't hesitate to do what others would consider impossible.
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Britannia: 100 Documents that Shaped a Nation by Graham Stewart
Britannia: 100 Documents that Shaped a Nation

In Britannia Graham Stewart traces two thousand years of an island's story - from Roman province to twenty-first century European nation-state - through one hundred historic documents. From the eighth-century Lindisfarne Gospels to the great testament
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More Powerful Than Dynamite by Thai Jones
More Powerful Than Dynamite

In the year that saw the start of World War I, the United States was itself on the verge of revolution: industrial depression in the east, striking coal miners in Colorado, and increasingly tense relations with Mexico. "There was blood in the air that
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Thai Jones20 Apr 2012$14.99

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Five Myths About Nuclear Weapons by Ward Wilson
Five Myths About Nuclear Weapons

Expanded from an article that created a stir in foreign policy circles, Five Myths About Nuclear Weapons makes an explosive case that these weapons just don't work.
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In Search of Captain Moonlite: Bushranger, conman, warrior, lunatic by Paul Terry
In Search of Captain Moonlite: Bushranger, conman, warrior, lunatic

He was the gun-toting man of God who enthralled and appalled the nation for more than a decade. This is the story of the notorious bushranger, Captain Moonlite.
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Canberra Red: Stories from the bush capital by David Headon & Andrew MacKenzie
Canberra Red: Stories from the bush capital

From the humble red brick houses scattered around the lake to the grand monuments designed to reflect the aspirations of a new nation, it is one of the great planned cities of the world. This collection explores the stories of the people and institutions
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Jack's Journey: An Anzac's descent into death, disaster and controversy at Gallipoli by Kit Cullen
Jack's Journey: An Anzac's descent into death, disaster and controversy at Gallipoli

The moving and extraordinary story of an unheralded and virtually unknown Anzac action that occurred in Death Trap Valley on May 1st and 2nd 1915 during the period of the landing at Gallipoli and how the truth of what happened was corrupted by a noted
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The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict by Linda J. Bilmes & Joseph E. Stiglitz
The Three Trillion Dollar War: The True Cost of the Iraq Conflict

The true cost of the Iraq War is $3 trillion-and counting-rather than the $50 billion projected by the White House.
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Joseph E. Stiglitz
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Uncommon Soldier: Brave, compassionate and tough, the making of our modern Diggers by Chris Masters
Uncommon Soldier: Brave, compassionate and tough, the making of our modern Diggers

The result of a six year immersive investigation, this is a penetrating and significant exploration of the nature of the modern Australian soldier - fighter, peacekeeper, street-level diplomat, aid worker.
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The Society for Useful Knowledge: How Benjamin Franklin and Friends Brought the Enlightenment to America by Jonathan Lyons
The Society for Useful Knowledge: How Benjamin Franklin and Friends Brought the Enlightenment to America

With the "first Drudgery" of settling the American colonies now well and truly past, Benjamin Franklin announced in 1743, it was high time that the colonists set about improving the lot of humankind through collaborative inquiry. From Franklin's idea emerged
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Jonathan Lyons2 Jan 2014$18.99

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The Longest Decade by George Megalogenis
The Longest Decade

Arguing that Paul Keating and John Howard are the twin architects of a political, economic, and social revolution, this investigation tells the story of how these two politicians carried Australia through a period of trauma and on to an era of unprecedented
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Two Planks and a Passion: The Dramatic History of Skiing by Roland Huntford
Two Planks and a Passion: The Dramatic History of Skiing

Roland Huntford's brilliant history begins 20,000 years ago in the last ice age on the icy tundra of an unformed earth. Man is a travelling animal, and on these icy slopes skiing began as a means of survival.

That it has developed into the leisure
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Mathew Brady: Portraits of a Nation by Robert Wilson
Mathew Brady: Portraits of a Nation

In the 1840s and 1850s, "Brady of Broadway" was one of the most successful and acclaimed Manhattan portrait galleries. Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, Dolley Madison, Henry James as a boy with his father, Horace Greeley, Edgar Allan Poe, the Prince of Wales,
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Robert Wilson29 Sep 2013$19.99

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Keeping the Faith: A Cultural History of the U.S. Supreme Court by John E. Semonche
Keeping the Faith: A Cultural History of the U.S. Supreme Court

This ambitious and accessible history of the nation's highest court contains information important for every American to know.
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The Boys of Shakespeare's School in the First World War by Richard Pearson
The Boys of Shakespeare's School in the First World War

Like many young men of the time, the boys of King Edward VI School saw the outbreak of the First World War as an opportunity for bravery and excitement. By the time the Armistice was signed in late 1918, thirty-one Old Boys and one Master had been killed.
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Katyn 1940: The Documentary Evidence of the West's Betrayal by Eugenia Maresch
Katyn 1940: The Documentary Evidence of the West's Betrayal

The mass murder of 22,000 Poles by the Soviet NKVD at Katyn is one of the most shocking events of the Second World War and its political implications are still being felt today. This book draws on intelligence reports, witness statements, memoranda and
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All the Kaiser's Men: The Life and Death of the German Soldier on the Western Front by Ian Passingham
All the Kaiser's Men: The Life and Death of the German Soldier on the Western Front

Convinced that both God and the Kaiser were on their side, the officers and men of the German Army went to war in 1914, confident that they were destined for a swift and crushing victory in the West. The vaunted Schlieffen Plan on which the anticipated
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The White Africans: From Colonisation To Liberation by Gerald L'Ange
The White Africans: From Colonisation To Liberation

The negotiated transfer of power in apartheid South Africa was the last act in the dismantling of white supremacy on the African continent. While opening a new era for the whites in Africa, it closed an earlier one that contains some of the most colourful

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Gerald L'Ange25 Oct 2012$21.88

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Rebels All! A Short History of the Conservative Mind in Postwar America by Kevin Mattson
Rebels All! A Short History of the Conservative Mind in Postwar America

Do you ever wonder why conservative pundits drop the word “faggot” or talk about killing and then Christianizing Muslims abroad? Do you wonder why the rightâ€s spokespeople seem so confrontational, rude, and over-the-top recently? Does it
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Pichn by Carlos Moore
Pichn

Remarkable yet true, this engaging autobiography chronicles the development of one man's racial and political consciousness and his search for purpose in life. Vivid descriptions of Moore's poverty-stricken childhood-one steeped in social exclusion, racial
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A Crooked Line: From Cultural History to the History of Society by Geoff Eley
A Crooked Line: From Cultural History to the History of Society

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The Zinn Reader: Writings on Disobedience and Democracy by Howard Zinn
The Zinn Reader: Writings on Disobedience and Democracy

No other radical historian has reached so many hearts and minds as Howard Zinn. His A People's History of the United States has gone into more than twenty-five printings and sold over 400,000 copies. It is rare that a historian of the Left has managed
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Howard Zinn30 May 2010$21.95

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Surveillance Means Security: Remixed War Propaganda by Micah Ian Wright
Surveillance Means Security: Remixed War Propaganda

Subversive and incendiary,this full-color poster book reworks classic war propaganda to comment on corporate corruption,domestic spying,election fraud,gay marriage,blind patriotism,the ‘War on Terror,'and surveillance in America tod
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Omaha Beach: D-Day, June 6, 1944 by Joseph Balkoski
Omaha Beach: D-Day, June 6, 1944

A detailed account of the fighting on Omaha Beach on D-Day
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Joseph Balkoski21 Oct 2010$21.95

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Blossoming Silk Against the Rising Sun: U.S. and Japanese Paratroopers at War in the Pacific in World War II by Gene Eric Salecker
Blossoming Silk Against the Rising Sun: U.S. and Japanese Paratroopers at War in the Pacific in World War II

From the attack on Pearl Harbor through Japan's surrender, the Americans and Japanese conducted a total of twelve combat parachute drops in the Pacific theater of World War II. Filling a glaring gap in the historical record of the war, Gene Eric Salecker
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Gene Eric Salecker3 Nov 2010$21.95

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Panzer Aces III: German Tank Commanders in Combat in World War II by Franz Kurowski
Panzer Aces III: German Tank Commanders in Combat in World War II

With the same drama and attention to detail that made Panzer Aces (978-0-8117-3173-7) and Panzer Aces II (978-0-8117-3175-1) such thrilling reads, Franz Kurowski tells the stories of more German armored officers during World War II. Extensively researched,
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American Revolution 100 by Michael Lanning
American Revolution 100

The American Revolution 100 brings you to the charred battlefields and inside the maneuverings of the greatest leaders of the war that gave birth to America.
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Michael Lanning26 Jan 2011$21.95

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The Gentrification of the Mind by Sarah Schulman
The Gentrification of the Mind

In this gripping memoir of the AIDS years (1981-1996), Sarah Schulman recalls how much of the rebellious queer culture, cheap rents, and a vibrant downtown arts movement vanished almost overnight to be replaced by gay conservative spokespeople and mainstream
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Tea by Laura Martin
Tea

Camellia sinensis, commonly known as tea, is grown in tea gardens and estates around the world. A simple beverage, served either hot or iced, tea has fascinated and driven us, calmed and awoken us, for well over two thousand years.

Tea: The Drink that

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Hold the Westwall: The History of Panzer Brigade 105, September 1944 by Timm Hassler
Hold the Westwall: The History of Panzer Brigade 105, September 1944

This is the first book in English on Germany's failed experiment with independent armored brigades in World War II. Hassler offers a dramatic story of Panzer Brigade 105, one of ten such units, and its formation, deployment (including its defense of the
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Timm Hassler10 Jan 2012$21.95

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In the Lion's Mouth: Hood's Tragic Retreat from Nashville, 1864 by Derek Smith
In the Lion's Mouth: Hood's Tragic Retreat from Nashville, 1864

Smith offers this spellbinding account of the Confederates' retreat after their crushing defeat at the Battle of Nashville in December 1864. The 12-day, 100-mile retreat took place during one of the worst winters on record with Union forces in hot pursuit.
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Battle of the Bulge, Vol. 2: Hell at Btgenbach/Seize the Bridges by Hans Wijers
Battle of the Bulge, Vol. 2: Hell at Btgenbach/Seize the Bridges

On the second day of the Battle of the Bulge, armored divisions of the Sixth SS Panzer Army rolled down the road to Bütgenbach, where, over the course of six days, the 26th Infantry Regiment of the U.S. 1st Infantry Division held out against constant
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What's Wrong with Anzac? The Militarisation of Australian History by Marilyn Lake & Henry Reynolds
What's Wrong with Anzac? The Militarisation of Australian History

Brave and controversial, this account argues that Australians' collective obsession with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) has distorted their perception of national history. Delving into the history of ANZAC and the mythologies surrounding
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Henry Reynolds
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Masquerade and Postsocialism by Gerald W. Creed
Masquerade and Postsocialism

Mumming and modernity in rural Bulgaria
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A Warrior's Guide to Psychology and Performance by George Mastroianni & Barbara Palmer
A Warrior's Guide to Psychology and Performance

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Before the Normans by Barbara Kreutz
Before the Normans

Kreutz writes the first modern study in English of the land, political structures, and cultures of southern Italy in the two centuries before the Norman conquest.
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Through Veterans' Eyes by Larry Minear
Through Veterans' Eyes

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Come Up and Get Me by Joe Kittinger & Craig Ryan
Come Up and Get Me

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Becoming King by Troy Jackson
Becoming King

Without question, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is the face of the civil rights revolution that reshaped the social and political landscape of the United States. Although many biographers and historians have examined Dr. King's activism, few have recognized
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The Enduring Reagan by Charles W. Dunn
The Enduring Reagan

A former Sunday school teacher and Hollywood actor, Ronald Reagan was an unlikely candidate for president. His charisma, conviction, and leadership earned him the governorship of California, from which he launched his successful bid to become the fortieth
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Charles W. Dunn21 Apr 2012$21.95

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The Battle of the Bulge, Vol. 1: The Losheim Gap/Holding the Line by Hans Wijers
The Battle of the Bulge, Vol. 1: The Losheim Gap/Holding the Line

Most accounts of the Battle of the Bulge focus on Bastogne, but the Germans' main thrust actually occurred to the north, where Sepp Dietrich's Sixth SS Panzer Army stormed through the Losheim Gap. In this region of thick forests and tiny villages, U.S.
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Ranger Dawn: The American Ranger from the Colonial Era to the Mexican War by Col. Robert W. Black
Ranger Dawn: The American Ranger from the Colonial Era to the Mexican War

Robert W. Black adds a new chapter to his story of the American Rangers, beginning with the birth of the Ranger idea in the 1600s and following Ranger forces through the Mexican War of 1846-48.
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Col. Robert W. Black29 Apr 2012$21.95

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The USS Flier by Michael Sturma
The USS Flier

The fate of the USS Flier is one of the most heroic stories of the Second World War. On August 13, 1944, the submarine struck a mine and sank to the bottom of the Sulu Sea in less than one minute, leaving only fourteen of its eighty-six crewmen alive.
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Face of Courage, The: The 98 Men Who Received the Knight's Cross and the Close-Combat Clasp in Gold by Florian Berger
Face of Courage, The: The 98 Men Who Received the Knight's Cross and the Close-Combat Clasp in Gold

Berger profiles the 98 German soldiers--out of millions--who received both the Knight's Cross (for extreme bravery) and the Close-Combat Clasp in Gold (for at least 50 days of hand-to-hand fighting) during World War II. This book includes hundreds of previously
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Ramblings of a Lowcountry Game Warden by Ben McC. Moise
Ramblings of a Lowcountry Game Warden

Career-spanning tales of a coastal crimefighter, ranging from the treacherous to the hilarious
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The Day the Johnboat Went Up the Mountain: Stories from My Twenty Years in South Carolina Maritime Archaeology by Carl Naylor
The Day the Johnboat Went Up the Mountain: Stories from My Twenty Years in South Carolina Maritime Archaeology

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From Citizen to Refugee: Uganda Asians Come to Britain by Mahmood Mamdani
From Citizen to Refugee: Uganda Asians Come to Britain

In a gripping personal account of the Asians' last days in Uganda following their expulsion by Idi Amin in 1972, this book interweaves an examination of the country's colonial history with the subsequent evolution of postindependence politics. Expelled

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Mahmood Mamdani14 Jun 2012$21.95

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The Art of Command by Harry S. Laver
The Art of Command

What essential leadership lessons do we learn by distilling the actions and ideas of great military commanders such as George Washington, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Colin Powell? The Art of Command illustrates that great leaders become great through a commitment
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Harry S. Laver17 Jun 2012$21.95

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Flammable Cities: Urban Conflagration and the Making of the Modern World by Greg Bankoff
Flammable Cities: Urban Conflagration and the Making of the Modern World

In most cities today, fire has been reduced to a sporadic and isolated threat. But throughout history the constant risk of fire has left a deep and lasting imprint on almost every dimension of urban society. This volume, the first truly global study of

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Greg Bankoff23 Jun 2012$21.95

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The Origins of Israel, 1882-1948: A Documentary History by Eran Kaplan
The Origins of Israel, 1882-1948: A Documentary History

In 1880 the Jewish community in Palestine encompassed some 20,000 Orthodox Jews; within sixty-five years it was transformed into a secular proto-state with well-developed political, military, and economic institutions, a vigorous Hebrew-language culture,

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Eran Kaplan23 Jun 2012$21.95

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The Japanese Tea Ceremony: Cha-No-Yu by A. L. L. Sadler
The Japanese Tea Ceremony: Cha-No-Yu

First published in 1933 as Cha-No-Yu, or The Japanese Tea Ceremony, this classic remains the gold standard for books on the five-centuries-old tea ceremony, which is itself "an epitome of Japanese civilization."
The Japanese Tea Ceremony is a fascinating
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A. L. L. Sadler14 Jul 2012$21.95

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A People's History of Poverty in America by Stephen Pimpare
A People's History of Poverty in America

In A People's History of Poverty in America, political scientist Stephen Pimpare brings the human lives and real-life stories of those who struggle with poverty in America to the foreground, vividly describing life as poor and welfare-reliant Americans
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Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement by Brian Doherty
Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement

This illuminating, lively history of an influential political movement—told through the life stories of its standard bearers— casts new light on the intellectual and political history of postwar America
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Hard Times: An Illustrated Oral History of the Great Depression by Studs Terkel
Hard Times: An Illustrated Oral History of the Great Depression

First published in 1970, Studs Terkel's bestselling Hard Times has been called “a huge anthem in praise of the American spirit" (Saturday Review) and “an invaluable record" (The New York Times). With his trademark grace and compassion,
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A Gallant Defense: The Siege of Charleston, 1780 by Carl P. Borick
A Gallant Defense: The Siege of Charleston, 1780

A detailed account of the tactics, strategy, and far-reaching consequences of a pivotal Revolutionary War campaign
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The Soul of Creative Writing by Richard Goodman
The Soul of Creative Writing

"I have a faith in language," said the poet W. S. Merwin. "It's the ultimate achievement that we as a species have evolved so far." Language is a deep ocean of living words, as varied as undersea life. It is a gift inherited by

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Nine Months to Gettysburg: Stannard's Vermonters and the Repulse of Pickett's Charge by Howard Coffin
Nine Months to Gettysburg: Stannard's Vermonters and the Repulse of Pickett's Charge

The story of the brave Vermont brigade that helped win the Civil War.

On the Fourth of July, 1863, reporting on the aftermath of the Civil War's most crucial battle, the New York Times wrote: "A Vermont brigade held the key position at Gettysburg and
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Mau Mau's Children: The Making of Kenya's Postcolonial Elite by David P. Sandgren
Mau Mau's Children: The Making of Kenya's Postcolonial Elite

In 1963 David P. Sandgren went to Kenya to teach in a small, rural school for boys, where he remained for the next four years. These were heady times for Kenyans, as the nation gained its independence, approved a new constitution, and held its first elections.

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Thailand's Political Peasants: Power in the Modern Rural Economy by Andrew Walker
Thailand's Political Peasants: Power in the Modern Rural Economy

When a populist movement elected Thaksin Shinawatra as prime minister of Thailand in 2001, many of the country's urban elite dismissed the outcome as just another symptom of rural corruption, a traditional patronage system dominated by local strongmen

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Andrew Walker17 Oct 2012$21.95

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Little Ship, Big War: The Saga of DE343 by Edward P. Stafford
Little Ship, Big War: The Saga of DE343

Manned almost entirely by reservists, the USS Abercrombie (DE343) and her sister ships did the dirty work of the Pacific War. They escorted convoys, chased submarines, picked up downed pilots, and led the landing craft to the invasion beaches, yet they
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Hunter-Killer: U.S. Escort Carriers in the Battle of the Atlantic by William T. Y'Blood
Hunter-Killer: U.S. Escort Carriers in the Battle of the Atlantic

The pursuit of German U-boats in the Battle of the Atlantic has long been considered one of the most exciting stories of World War II. This definitive study takes readers into the cockpits and onto the flight decks of the versatile and hardy U.S. escort
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William T. Y'Blood23 Oct 2012$21.95

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Twenty Million Tons Under the Sea by Daniel V. Gallery
Twenty Million Tons Under the Sea

In June 1944, U.S. Navy Task Group 22.3, a "hunter-killer" force commanded by Daniel Gallery to track down German submarines, boarded and captured U-505 off the coast of Africa. It was the first time that an enemy ship of war had been captured on the high
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Daniel V. Gallery23 Oct 2012$21.95

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The Invasion of Indian Country in the Twentieth Century by Donald L. Fixico
The Invasion of Indian Country in the Twentieth Century

The Invasion of Indian Country in the Twentieth Century, Second Edition is updated through the first decade of the twenty-first century and contains a new chapter challenging Americans--Indian and non-Indian--to begin healing the earth. This analysis of
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Mexico's Indigenous Communities by Ethelia Ruiz Medrano & Russ Davidson
Mexico's Indigenous Communities

A rich and detailed account of indigenous history in central and southern Mexico from the sixteenth to the twenty-first centuries, Mexico's Indigenous Communities is an expansive work that destroys the notion that Indians were victims of forces beyond
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Deep Freeze by Dian Olson Belanger
Deep Freeze

In Deep Freeze, Dian Olson Belanger tells the story of the pioneers who built viable communities, made vital scientific discoveries, and established Antarctica as a continent dedicated to peace and the pursuit of science, decades after the first explorers
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Big Wonderful by Kevin Holdsworth
Big Wonderful

In this unconventional memoir, Kevin Holdsworth vividly portrays life in remote, unpredictable country and ruminates on the guts - or foolishness - it takes to put down roots and raise a family in a merciless environment. Growing up in Utah, Holdsworth
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A Remarkable Curiosity by Amos Jay Cummings
A Remarkable Curiosity

In 1873, Amos Jay Cummings, a decorated Civil War veteran and journalist for the New York Sun newspaper, set out on a westward journey aboard the newly completed transcontinental railroad. For some time, miners, settlers, and entrepreneurs had already
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The Crash of TWA Flight 260 by Charles M. Williams
The Crash of TWA Flight 260

Williams documents the tragic crash of TWA Flight 260 in the Sandia Mountains in 1955 and the fifty years that he has spent unraveling the mysteries of the crash, many still unresolved today.
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How Difficult It Is to Be God: Shining Path's Politics of War in Peru, 1980-1999 by Carlos Ivn|Stern Steve J. Degregori
How Difficult It Is to Be God: Shining Path's Politics of War in Peru, 1980-1999

The revolutionary war launched by Shining Path, a Maoist insurgency, was the most violent upheaval in modern Peru's history, claiming some 70,000 lives in the 1980s–1990s and drawing widespread international attention. Yet for many observers, Shining
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Carlos Ivn|Stern Steve J. Degregori24 Jan 2013$21.95

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The Long Life and Swift Death of Jewish Rechitsa: A Community in Belarus, 1625-2000 by Albert Kaganovitch & Albert Kaganovich
The Long Life and Swift Death of Jewish Rechitsa: A Community in Belarus, 1625-2000

Located on the Dnieper River at the crossroads of Belarus, Russia, and Ukraine, the town of Rechitsa had one of the oldest Jewish communities in Belarus, dating back to medieval times. By the late nineteenth century, Jews constituted more than half of
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Channeling the Past: Politicizing History in Postwar America by Erik Christiansen
Channeling the Past: Politicizing History in Postwar America

After the turmoil of the Great Depression and World War II, Americans looked to the nation's more distant past for lessons to inform its uncertain future. By applying recent and emerging techniques in mass communication—including radio and television
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Erik Christiansen29 Jan 2013$21.95

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Witness in Our Time, Second Edition: Working Lives of Documentary Photographers by Ken Light
Witness in Our Time, Second Edition: Working Lives of Documentary Photographers

Witness in Our Time traces the recent history of social documentary photography in the words of twenty-nine of the genre's best photographers, editors, and curators, showing how the profession remains vital, innovative, and committed to social change.
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The Shackled Continent: Power, Corruption, and African Lives by Robert Guest
The Shackled Continent: Power, Corruption, and African Lives

A former Africa editor for The Economist, Robert Guest addresses the troubled continent's thorniest problems: war, AIDS, and above all, poverty. Newly updated with a preface that considers political and economic developments of the past six years, The
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The Shadow of a Year: The 1641 Rebellion in Irish History and Memory by John Gibney
The Shadow of a Year: The 1641 Rebellion in Irish History and Memory

In October 1641 a rebellion broke out in Ireland. Dispossessed Irish Catholics rose up against British Protestant settlers whom they held responsible for their plight. This uprising, the first significant sectarian rebellion in Irish history, gave rise
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Human Rights and Transnational Solidarity in Cold War Latin America by Jessica Stites Mor
Human Rights and Transnational Solidarity in Cold War Latin America

With the end of the global Cold War, the struggle for human rights has emerged as one of the most controversial forces of change in Latin America. Many observers seek the foundations of that movement in notions of rights and models of democratic institutions
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Jessica Stites Mor19 Feb 2013$21.95

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San Diego in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to America's Finest City by Federal Writers Project of the Works Pro
San Diego in the 1930s: The WPA Guide to America's Finest City

San Diego in the 1930s offers a lively account of the city's culture, roadside attractions, and history-from the days of the Spanish missions to the pre-Second World War boom. The guide is revealing both in the opinions it embodies and in the juicy details
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From the Womb to the Body Politic: Raising the Nation in Enlightenment Russia by Anna Kuxhausen
From the Womb to the Body Politic: Raising the Nation in Enlightenment Russia

In Russia during the second half of the eighteenth century, a public conversation emerged that altered perceptions of pregnancy, birth, and early childhood. Children began to be viewed as a national resource, and childbirth heralded new members of the
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Anna Kuxhausen13 Mar 2013$21.95

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The Citizen's Guide to the U. S. Navy by Thomas J. Cutler
The Citizen's Guide to the U. S. Navy

Most Americans know little about their Navy and learning about it can be daunting. But this informative yet highly accessible guide explains the sometimes strange ways of the U.S. Navy in terms civilians can understand. It addresses such things as the
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Storm Landings: Epic Amphibious Battles in the Central Pacific by Joseph H. Alexander
Storm Landings: Epic Amphibious Battles in the Central Pacific

The Pacific War changed abruptly in November 1943 when Admiral Chester Nimitz unleashed a new offensive across the Central Pacific, spearheaded by fast carrier task forces and U.S. Marines. The sudden American proclivity for bold amphibious assaults into
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Joseph H. Alexander1 Apr 2013$21.95

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The Galloping Ghost: The Extraordinary Life of Submarine Legend Eugene by Carl P. LaVO
The Galloping Ghost: The Extraordinary Life of Submarine Legend Eugene

Eugene Fluckey was one of the great naval heroes of World War II. His exploits as captain of the submarine USS Barb revolutionized undersea warfare and laid the groundwork for a nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine fleet. He retired as a rear admiral
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Carl P. LaVO1 Apr 2013$21.95

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Tales of a Helicopter Pilot by Richard C. Kirkland
Tales of a Helicopter Pilot

Richard Kirkland is legendary for his P-38 Lightning missions in the South Pacific theater during WWII. After the war, he realized the potential of Igor Sikorsky's new flying machine, and he traded in his fighter-pilot wings for rotors. The nerve-racking
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Roots of Strategy: Book 1 by Brig. Gen. Thomas R. Gen. Thom Phillips
Roots of Strategy: Book 1

Writings of Sun Tzu, Vegetius, Marshal Maurice de Saxe, Frederick the Great, and Napoleon are introduced by Brigadier General Phillips and provide insight into leadership, strategy and the technology of weapons.
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Spanish Peru, 1532-1560: A Social History by James Lockhart
Spanish Peru, 1532-1560: A Social History

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Silver Rights by Constance Curry
Silver Rights

With an introduction by Marian Wright Edelman. This is a true story from the front lines of the civil rights struggle--the story of the Carter family of Sunflower County, Mississippi. African-American sharecroppers and the parents of thirteen children,
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Constance Curry27 Apr 2013$21.95

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The Day the Sun Rose Twice: The Story of the Trinity Site Nuclear Explosion, July 16, 1945 by Ferenc Szasz
The Day the Sun Rose Twice: The Story of the Trinity Site Nuclear Explosion, July 16, 1945

The prize-winning history of the Manhattan Project.
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Submarine Stories: Recollections from the Diesel Boats by Paul L. Stillwell
Submarine Stories: Recollections from the Diesel Boats

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Studying British Cultures by Susan Bassnett
Studying British Cultures

A collection of essays devoted to British Cultural Studies, covering most of the key areas in literature, language, media and culture. Bassnett provides a substantial and accessible introduction to map out the territory.
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Susan Bassnett13 May 2013$21.95

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Into the Tiger's Jaw: America's First Black Marine Aviator by Frank E. Peterson Jr. & J. Alfred Phelps
Into the Tiger's Jaw: America's First Black Marine Aviator

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Defense Logistics for the 21st Century by William Tuttle Jr.
Defense Logistics for the 21st Century

The last comprehensive study of defense logistics was published in 1959. In the ensuing forty-five years a revolutionary change in information technology and defense strategy has swept the field and mandated a new understanding of the objectives and principles
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William Tuttle Jr.20 May 2013$21.95

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The Boy Travellers in Australasia by Thomas W. Knox
The Boy Travellers in Australasia

Here is humor, especially in many of the illustrations; nostalgia and escapism. The author was one of the most colorful and popular figures on the New York scene at the height of his career in the 1880's. This fine book is just one of his many legacies,
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Fascism in Spain, 1923-1977 by Stanley G. Payne
Fascism in Spain, 1923-1977

Fascism in Spain, 1923–1977, by celebrated historian Stanley G. Payne, is the most comprehensive history of Spanish fascism to appear in any language. This authoritative study offers treatment of all the major doctrines, personalities, and defining

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Urban Politics in Early Modern Europe by Christopher R. Friedrichs
Urban Politics in Early Modern Europe

Takes a fascinating comparative approach to the nature of conflict and conflict resolution in early modern communities throughout Europe.
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Battle Exhortation: The Rhetoric of Combat Leadership by Keith Yellin
Battle Exhortation: The Rhetoric of Combat Leadership

A commanding study of the motivational speech of military leaders across the centuries.
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Serpent in the Sky: The High Wisdom of Ancient Egypt by John Anthony West
Serpent in the Sky: The High Wisdom of Ancient Egypt

John Anthony West's revolutionary reinterpretation of the civilization of Egypt challenges all that has been accepted as dogma concerning Ancient Egypt. In this pioneering study West documents that:

Hieroglyphs carry hermetic messages that convey the subtler

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I Still Believe Anita Hill by Amy Richards
I Still Believe Anita Hill

The nation's most notable feminists, organizers, and scholars reflect on sexual harassment twenty years after the Clarence Thomas hearings.
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Through a Land of Extremes: The Littledales of Central Asia by Elizabeth Clinch & Nicholas Clinch
Through a Land of Extremes: The Littledales of Central Asia

For thirty years, St. George Littledale and his wife Teresa mounted expeditions in North America and Asia. Through a Land of Extremes gives a taste for a bygone time of travel into uncharted, unknown territory, when adventurers lived by a combination of
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Elizabeth Clinch &
Nicholas Clinch
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Owen Sound: The Port City by Paul White
Owen Sound: The Port City

Owen Sound begins with the Native Peoples of the area and moves through pioneer settlement to the creation of a city in north central Ontario.
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Ancient Near East: The Basics by Daniel C. Snell
Ancient Near East: The Basics

Ancient Near East: The Basics surveys the history of the ancient Middle East from the invention of writing to Alexander the Great's conquest. The book introduces both the physical and intellectual environment of those times, the struggles of state-building

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Daniel C. Snell30 Jun 2013$21.95

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Inventing the People: The Rise of Popular Sovereignty in England and America by Edmund S. Morgan
Inventing the People: The Rise of Popular Sovereignty in England and America

"The best explanation that I have seen for our distinctive combination of faith, hope and naiveté concerning the governmental process." -Michael Kamman, Washington Post

This book makes the provocative case here that America has remained politically
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First Class: Women Join the Ranks at the Naval Academy by Sharon H. Disher
First Class: Women Join the Ranks at the Naval Academy

When Sharon Hanley Disher entered the U.S. Naval Academy with eighty other young women in 1976, she helped end a 131-year all-male tradition at Annapolis. Her entertaining and shocking account of the women's four-year effort to join the academy's elite
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America's Public Holidays by Ellen M. Litwicki
America's Public Holidays

From the revered Memorial Day to the forgotten Lasties Day, America's Public Holidays is a timely and thoughtful analysis of how the civic culture of America has been fashioned. By analyzing how holidays became a forum for expressing patriotism, how
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Lusitania: Saga and Myth by David Ramsay
Lusitania: Saga and Myth

An objective and enthralling account of the sinking of the Lusitania, which unravels many of the myths and, for the first time, explains the true significance of that terrible disaster.

The saga of the Lusitania is one of the most remarkable in the annals
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The Architecture of Leadership by Donald T. Phillips & James M. Loy
The Architecture of Leadership

The Architecture of Leadership is a simple but effective toolkit for leaders, whose main theme is "preparation = performance." Using the elements of architecture, they begin with a foundation of character and values, move to a floor representing a drive
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James M. Loy
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Palmetto Profiles: The South Carolina Encyclopedia Guide to the South Carolina Hall of Fame by W. Eric Emerson
Palmetto Profiles: The South Carolina Encyclopedia Guide to the South Carolina Hall of Fame

An introduction to the inspirational lives of extraordinary South Carolinians recognized for their lasting legacies to the Palmetto State and beyond.
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Minnesota: A History (Second Edition) (States and the Nation) by William E. Lass
Minnesota: A History (Second Edition) (States and the Nation)

A comprehensive history of a state thought by many to be the most livable.

In this volume, William Lass tells the story of Minnesota, a state that evolved from many cultures, from its beginnings to the present. This history not only provides descriptions
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The Many-Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic by Peter Linebaugh & Marcus Rediker
The Many-Headed Hydra: Sailors, Slaves, Commoners, and the Hidden History of the Revolutionary Atlantic

Winner of the International Labor History Award

Long before the American Revolution and the Declaration of the Rights of Man, a motley crew of sailors, slaves, pirates, laborers, market women, and indentured servants had ideas about freedom and equality

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Peter Linebaugh &
Marcus Rediker
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Journey to the Heart of Aikido: The Teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei by Linda Holiday
Journey to the Heart of Aikido: The Teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei

Journey to the Heart of Aikido presents the teachings of Motomichi Anno Sensei, one of the few remaining direct students of Morihei Ueshiba, the legendary founder of Aikido. After a lifetime of practice and teaching in Japan, the United States, and Europe,
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For Self and Country: For the Wounded in Vietnam the Journey Home Took More Courage Than Going into Battle by Rick Eilert
For Self and Country: For the Wounded in Vietnam the Journey Home Took More Courage Than Going into Battle

Just a few months after enlisting in the Marine Corps and being sent to Vietnam, nineteen-year-old Rick Eilert was seriously injured in combat and transferred to Great Lakes Naval Hospital in Illinois for a long and painful recovery. Eilert tells not only
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The Devil's Brigade by Robert H. Adelman & George H. Walton
The Devil's Brigade

The 'Devil's Brigade' was the name given to US/Canadian special forces in World War II, who saw action in the Aleutian Islands, Italy and the south of France. This account was co-written by a brigade veteran and includes profiles of many of his comrades
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Robert H. Adelman &
George H. Walton
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21st Century Mahan: Sound Military Conclusions for the Modern Era by Benjamin Armstrong
21st Century Mahan: Sound Military Conclusions for the Modern Era

Alfred Thayer Mahan's The Influence of Seapower upon History is well known to students of naval history and strategy, but his other writings are often dismissed as irrelevant to today's problems. This collection of five of Mahan's essays, along with Benjamin
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In Danger Undaunted: The Anti-Interventionist Movement of 1940-1941 as Revealed in the Papers of the America First Commit by Justus D. Doenecke
In Danger Undaunted: The Anti-Interventionist Movement of 1940-1941 as Revealed in the Papers of the America First Commit

In Danger Undaunted, based on 338 manuscript boxes deposited in 1942 in the archives of the Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and peace, conveys the logic, complexity, and passion of the anti-interventionist movement. The book illustrates the dramatic
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The Cultural Cold War: The CIA and the World of Arts and Letters by Frances Stonor Saunders
The Cultural Cold War: The CIA and the World of Arts and Letters

During the Cold War, freedom of expression was vaunted as liberal democracy's most cherished possession—but such freedom was put in service of a hidden agenda. In The Cultural Cold War, Frances Stonor Saunders reveals the extraordinary efforts of
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Deep Ellum: The Other Side of Dallas by Alan B. Govenar & Jay F. Brakefield
Deep Ellum: The Other Side of Dallas

Deep Ellum, on the eastern edge of downtown Dallas, retains its character as an alternative to the city's staid image with loft apartments, art galleries, nightclubs, and tattoo shops. It first sprang up as a ramshackle business district with saloons and
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Russian Sideshow by Robert L. Willett
Russian Sideshow

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The Graves County Boys: A Tale of Kentucky Basketball, Perseverance, and the Unlikely Championship of the Cuba Cubs by Marianne Walker
The Graves County Boys: A Tale of Kentucky Basketball, Perseverance, and the Unlikely Championship of the Cuba Cubs

In 1952, a year when Coach Adolph Rupp's University of Kentucky Wildcats won their third national championship in four years, an unlikely high school basketball team from rural Graves County, Kentucky, stole the spotlight and the media's attention. Inspired

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A Special Valor: The U.S. Marines and the Pacific War by Richard Wheeler
A Special Valor: The U.S. Marines and the Pacific War

If the U.S. Marines gave birth to a legend in the halls of Montezuma in the nineteenth century, they added glorious luster to it with their heroism and victories against the Japanese in World War II. For this vivid, foxhole view of the Marines' war, Richard
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Living a Big War in a Small Place: Spartanburg, South Carolina, during the Confederacy by Philip N. Racine
Living a Big War in a Small Place: Spartanburg, South Carolina, during the Confederacy

An exposé of the scarcity, high prices, uncertainty, and fear in rural Civil War town
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Innocence and Victimhood: Gender, Nation, and Women's Activism in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina by Elissa Helms
Innocence and Victimhood: Gender, Nation, and Women's Activism in Postwar Bosnia-Herzegovina

The 1992–95 war in Bosnia-Herzegovina following the dissolution of socialist Yugoslavia became notorious for "ethnic cleansing" and mass rapes targeting the Bosniac (Bosnian Muslim) population. Postwar social and political processes have continued
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Lessons from the Northern Ireland Peace Process by Timothy J. White
Lessons from the Northern Ireland Peace Process

From the early 1970s through the mid-1990s, Northern Ireland was the site of bitter conflict between those struggling for reunification with the rest of Ireland and those wanting the region to remain a part of the United Kingdom. After years of strenuous
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To Be a U.S. Air Force Pilot by Henry Holden
To Be a U.S. Air Force Pilot

To Be A U.S. Air Force Pilot details every step of training for those with the skill and daring to "cross into the blue" as an elite U.S. Air Force pilot. The book traces the growth of aspiring young recruits, starting with grueling physical and mental
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Stephen Decatur: A Life Most Bold and Daring by Spencer C. Tucker
Stephen Decatur: A Life Most Bold and Daring

Brave, energetic, intensely patriotic, Stephen Decatur is America's first great naval hero after John Paul Jones. His short and dramatic life is a story of triumph and tragedy told by the noted historian and author of some twenty books, Spencer Tucker.
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Ruff's War: A Navy Nurse on the Frontline in Iraq by K. Sue Roper & Cheryl Lynn Ruff
Ruff's War: A Navy Nurse on the Frontline in Iraq

Twenty-five years in the Navy had made Cheryl Ruff an independent, resilient, strong woman - and a master at providing patient care while serving at various Navy hospitals around the world. But nothing prepared her mind, body, soul, and spirit for what
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Sea of Sharks: A Sailor's World War II Survival Story by Elmer Renner & Ken Birks
Sea of Sharks: A Sailor's World War II Survival Story

Caught off Okinawa in the fiercest typhoon in history at the end of World War II. Elmer Renner, then a young officer aboard a US minesweeper, recounts the horror of his ship sinking. Renner and eight other sailors clung to a small raft for days, battling
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Wade Hampton by Walter Brian Cisco
Wade Hampton

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Zionism: The Real Enemy of the Jews, Volume 3: Conflict Without End? by Hart Alan
Zionism: The Real Enemy of the Jews, Volume 3: Conflict Without End?

Conflict Without End, Volume III of Hart's multi-volume work, ZIONISM, THE REAL ENEMY OF THE JEWS takes the story from the 1967 war and the creation of Greater Israel to the present and the question: Will President Obama be allowed to deliver an acceptable
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Zionism: The Real Enemy of the Jews, Volume 2: David Becomes Goliath by Hart Alan
Zionism: The Real Enemy of the Jews, Volume 2: David Becomes Goliath

David Becomes Goliath, Volume II of Hart's multi-volume work, ZIONISM, THE REAL ENEMY OF THE JEWS, reveals in well-documented detail starting from 1948 how the assertion that Israel has lived in constant danger of annihilation, of the "driving into the
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Zionism: The Real Enemy of the Jews, Volume 1: The False Messiah by Hart Alan
Zionism: The Real Enemy of the Jews, Volume 1: The False Messiah

The False Messiah is Volume I of a monumental history of the Israel-Palestine conflict , Zionism: The Real Enemy of the Jews, by a seasoned reporter with a vast first-hand knowledge of the Middle East. It is the first book to put the struggle for Palestine
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Corsair: The F4U in World War II and Korea by Barrett Tillman
Corsair: The F4U in World War II and Korea

This is the remarkable story of an airplane that became a legend--with a sleek silhouette and bent wings, it doubled as a day and night fighter, could fly off carriers or from land, and served both as a dive bomber and reconnaissance plane. Filled with
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Swift, Silent, and Deadly: Marine Amphibious Reconnaissance in the Pacific, 1942-1945 by Bruce Meyers
Swift, Silent, and Deadly: Marine Amphibious Reconnaissance in the Pacific, 1942-1945

An experienced reconnaissance Marine officer, Bruce Meyers paints a colorful and accurate picture of the special recon landings that preceded every major amphibious operation in the Pacific War. Credited with saving countless lives, these Marine scouts
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A Polish Son in the Motherland: An American's Journey Home by Leonard Kniffel
A Polish Son in the Motherland: An American's Journey Home

Searching for the remnants of his family, Leonard Kniffel left Chicago in 2000 to live in Poland. A Polish Son in the Motherland is the story of a search for roots and for the reasons why one family's ties were severed more than fifty years ago. Along
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Mount McKinley: Icy Crown of North America by Fred Becky
Mount McKinley: Icy Crown of North America

* A classic of mountaineering literature * Beckey's name is synonymous with mountaineering in Alaska, Canada and the western US * Peppered with personal anecdotes and unique photographs This biography of Alaska's Mount McKinley presents a complete history
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Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen: A Culinary View of Lincoln's Life and Times by Rae Katherine Eighmey
Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen: A Culinary View of Lincoln's Life and Times

Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen is a culinary biography unlike any before. The very assertion of the title--that Abraham Lincoln cooked--is fascinating and true. It's an insight into the everyday life of one of our nation's favorite and most esteemed
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Terrorism: From Robespierre to the Weather Underground by Albert Parry
Terrorism: From Robespierre to the Weather Underground

From the genesis of the Great Terror to Stalin, Hitler, and Mao, to the Symbionese Liberation Army, this carefully researched study remains an unsurpassed work on a timely topic. 30 black-and-white illustrations.
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The Battle with the Slum by Jacob A. Riis
The Battle with the Slum

Classic work of reportage documents life of the urban poor at the turn of the century. Real-life tales and rare photographs celebrate efforts to demolish breeding grounds of crime and improve conditions in schools and tenements.
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Medieval Russian Ornament in Full Color: From Illuminated Manuscripts by Moscow Museum of Art
Medieval Russian Ornament in Full Color: From Illuminated Manuscripts

Over 1,000 motifs reprinted from a rare book of design first published in France in 1870. Ornate Cyrillic and Greek letters, corners, borders, page heads, and more as they appeared in illuminated Russian manuscripts.
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The Styles of Ornament by Alexander Speltz
The Styles of Ornament

Largest collection of decorated artifacts, all in line; prehistoric, Egyptian, Islamic, Baroque, Victorian, other areas, times. 3,700 illustrations.
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A General History of the Pyrates by Daniel Defoe
A General History of the Pyrates

Considered the major source of information about piracy in the early 18th century, this fascinating history by the author of Robinson Crusoe profiles the deeds of Edward (Blackbeard) Teach, Captain Kidd, Anne Bonny, others.
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Ships of Wood and Men of Iron: A Norwegian-Canadian Saga of Exploration in the High Arctic by Gerard Kenney
Ships of Wood and Men of Iron: A Norwegian-Canadian Saga of Exploration in the High Arctic

A history of explorations of the Arctic in Canada, beginning with Otto Sverdrups 18981902 Norwegian expedition.
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Envisioning Brazil: A Guide to Brazilian Studies in the United States by Marshall C. Eakin
Envisioning Brazil: A Guide to Brazilian Studies in the United States

Envisioning Brazil is a comprehensive and sweeping assessment of Brazilian studies in the United States. Focusing on synthesis and interpretation and assessing trends and perspectives, this reference work provides an overview of the writings on Brazil

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Brown, Not White: School Integration and the Chicano Movement in Houston by Guadalupe San Miguel
Brown, Not White: School Integration and the Chicano Movement in Houston

Strikes, boycotts, rallies, negotiations, and litigation marked the efforts of Mexican-origin community members to achieve educational opportunity and oppose discrimination in Houston schools in the early 1970s. These responses were sparked by the effort
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Guadalupe San Miguel22 Feb 2014$21.95

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Land With No Sun: A Year in Vietnam with the 173rd Airborne by CSM Ted G. Arthurs
Land With No Sun: A Year in Vietnam with the 173rd Airborne

You know it's going to be hot when your brigade is referred to as a Fireball unit. From May 1967 through May 1968, Ted Arthurs was in the thick of it, humping an eighty-pound rucksack through triple canopy jungle, chasing down the Viet Cong and North Vietnamese
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The Hostile Sky: A Hellcat Flyer in World War II by James Vernon
The Hostile Sky: A Hellcat Flyer in World War II

In the summer of 1942 Jim Vernon, a nineteen-year-old college student in Butte, Montana, joined the U.S. Navy's aviation cadet training program and by the spring of 1945 was flying F6F Hellcats from the USS Ticonderoga off of the coast of Japan. This memoir
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The Alamo Remembered: Tejano Accounts and Perspectives by Timothy M. Matovina
The Alamo Remembered: Tejano Accounts and Perspectives

As Mexican soldiers fought the mostly Anglo-American colonists and volunteers at the Alamo in 1836, San Antonio's Tejano population was caught in the crossfire, both literally and symbolically. Though their origins were in Mexico, the Tejanos had put down
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Shadowed Ground: America's Landscapes of Violence and Tragedy by Kenneth E. Foote
Shadowed Ground: America's Landscapes of Violence and Tragedy

Shadowed Ground explores how and why Americans have memorialized-or not-the sites of tragic and violent events spanning three centuries of history and every region of the country. For this revised edition, Kenneth Foote has written a new concluding chapter
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The Slow Failure: Population Decline and Independent Ireland, 1920-1973 by Mary E. Daly
The Slow Failure: Population Decline and Independent Ireland, 1920-1973

Today Ireland's population is rising, immigration outpaces emigration, most families have two or at most three children, and full-time farmers are in steady decline. But the opposite was true for more than a century, from the great famine of the 1840s

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Enough Blood Shed: 101 Solutions to Violence, Terror and War by Mary-Wynne Ashford & Guy Dauncey
Enough Blood Shed: 101 Solutions to Violence, Terror and War

Enough Blood Shed confronts the reality of a world awash in weapons and the belief that war is inevitable, with people powerless to change the system. It provides an alternative perspective based on solutions known to be successful because they have b
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Les cossais: The Pioneer Scots of Lower Canada, 1763-1855 by Lucille H. Campey
Les cossais: The Pioneer Scots of Lower Canada, 1763-1855

This is the first fully documented account produced in modern times of the migration of Scots to Lower Canada, which began in the late eighteenth century.
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The Story of Britain: From the Romans to the Present: A Narrative History by Rebecca Fraser
The Story of Britain: From the Romans to the Present: A Narrative History

"A beautifully written story, a box of delights, a treasure trove: final proof of truth's superiority over fiction."-Andrew Roberts

Rebecca Fraser's dramatic portrayal of the larger-than-life characters who forged Britain's national institutions is an
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Decline & Fall: Europes Slow Motion Suicide by Bruce S. Thornton
Decline & Fall: Europes Slow Motion Suicide

Once a colossus dominating the globe, Europe today is a doddering convalescent. Sluggish economic growth, high unemployment, an addiction to expensive social welfare entitlements, a dwindling birth-rate among native Europeans, and most important, an increasing
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Grant Wins the War: Decision at Vicksburg by James R. Arnold
Grant Wins the War: Decision at Vicksburg

Vicksburg is the key. . . . Let us get Vicksburg, and all that country is ours.--President Abraham Lincoln, 1862

In a brilliantly constructed and powerfully rendered new account, James R. Arnold offers a penetrating analysis of Grant's strategies and actions

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Pathfinders: A Global History of Exploration by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto
Pathfinders: A Global History of Exploration

"A brilliant and readable book...a rich study of humankind's restless spirit."-Candice Millard, New York Times Book Review

Greeted with coast-to-coast acclaim on publication, Fernández-Armesto's ambitious history of world exploration sets a new standard.
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Until the Last Trumpet Sounds: The Life of General of the Armies John J. Pershing by Gene Smith
Until the Last Trumpet Sounds: The Life of General of the Armies John J. Pershing

Critical Praise for Gene Smith On Until the Last Trumpet Sounds

"The best recent compact study of the commander of the American Expeditionary Force of World War I." Booklist

"A six-star effort . . . captures Pershing better than anyone has before." The

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A Place Apart: A Cape Cod Reader by Robert Finch
A Place Apart: A Cape Cod Reader

A Place Apart features essays and firsthand accounts of notable experiences throughout Cape Cod, including native Wampanoag creation myths; eyewitness accounts of the landing of the Pilgrims in 1620; candid stories of early life in the Old Colony; fascinating

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Defying Dixie: The Radical Roots of Civil Rights: 1919-1950 by Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore
Defying Dixie: The Radical Roots of Civil Rights: 1919-1950

"Remarkable . . . an eye-opening book [on] the freedom struggle that changed the South, the nation, and the world." —Washington Post

The civil rights movement that looms over the 1950s and 1960s was the tip of an iceberg, the legal and political
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Terror in Chechnya: Russia and the Tragedy of Civilians in War by Emma Gilligan
Terror in Chechnya: Russia and the Tragedy of Civilians in War

Terror in Chechnya is the definitive account of Russian war crimes in Chechnya. Emma Gilligan provides a comprehensive history of the second Chechen conflict of 1999 to 2005, revealing one of the most appalling human rights catastrophes of the modern

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Reconciliation: First Nations Treaty Making in British Columbia by Tony Penikett
Reconciliation: First Nations Treaty Making in British Columbia

Reconciliation examines why First Nations treaty making has stalled in British Columbia—and what we can do about it, from one of Canada's most experienced and skilled negotiators.
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Ten Hills Farm: The Forgotten History of Slavery in the North by C. S. Manegold
Ten Hills Farm: The Forgotten History of Slavery in the North

Ten Hills Farm tells the powerful saga of five generations of slave owners in colonial New England. Settled in 1630 by John Winthrop--who would later become governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony--Ten Hills Farm was a six-hundred-acre estate just

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Women and Social Movements in Latin America: Power from Below by Lynn Stephen
Women and Social Movements in Latin America: Power from Below

Women's grassroots activism in Latin America combines a commitment to basic survival for women and their children with a challenge to women's subordination to men. Women activists insist that issues such as rape, battering, and reproductive control cannot
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Red Sniper on the Eastern Front: The Memoirs of Joseph Pilyushin by Joseph Pilyushin
Red Sniper on the Eastern Front: The Memoirs of Joseph Pilyushin

Joseph Pilyushin, a top Red Army sniper in the ruthless fight against the Germans on the Eastern Front, was an exceptional soldier and he has a remarkable story to tell. His first-hand account of his wartime service gives a graphic insight into his lethal
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Taming the Nueces Strip: The Story of McNelly's Rangers by George Durham & Clyde Wantland
Taming the Nueces Strip: The Story of McNelly's Rangers

Only an extraordinary Texas Ranger could have cleaned up bandit-plagued Southwest Texas, between the Nueces River and the Rio Grande, in the years following the Civil War. Thousands of raiders on horseback, some of them Anglo-Americans, regularly crossed
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Texian Iliad: A Military History of the Texas Revolution, 1835-1836 by Stephen L. Hardin
Texian Iliad: A Military History of the Texas Revolution, 1835-1836

Hardly were the last shots fired at the Alamo before the Texas Revolution entered the realm of myth and controversy. French visitor Frederic Gaillardet called it a "Texian Iliad" in 1839, while American Theodore Sedgwick pronounced the war and its resulting
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Iona Dreaming: The Healing Power of Place by Clare Cooper Marcus
Iona Dreaming: The Healing Power of Place

A journey of healing takes Clare Cooper Marcus on a 6-month long solitary retreat to the remote Scottish Island of Iona. Here she experiences a mirroring of her soul and reflects and reviews the life that brought her here to this magical place. Her compelling

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Coronado's Children: Tales of Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of the Southwest by J. Frank Dobie
Coronado's Children: Tales of Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of the Southwest

Written in 1930, Coronado's Children was one of J. Frank Dobie's first books, and the one that helped gain him national prominence as a folklorist. In it, he recounts the tales and legends of those hardy souls who searched for buried treasure in the Southwest
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History of the Inca Empire: An Account of the Indians' Customs and Their Origin, Together with a Treatise on Inca Legends, Histo by Father Bernabe Cobo
History of the Inca Empire: An Account of the Indians' Customs and Their Origin, Together with a Treatise on Inca Legends, Histo

The Historia del Nuevo Mundo, set down by Father Bernabe Cobo during the first half of the seventeenth century, represents a singulary valuable source on Inca culture. Working directly frorn the original document, Roland Hamilton has translated that part
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Narrative of the Incas by Juan De Betanzos
Narrative of the Incas

One of the earliest chronicles of the Inca empire was written in the 1550s by Juan de Betanzos. Although scholars have long known of this work, only eighteen chapters were actually available until the 1980s when the remaining sixty-four chapters were discovered
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Let Me Tell You What I've Learned: Texas Wisewomen Speak by Pj Pierce
Let Me Tell You What I've Learned: Texas Wisewomen Speak

Barbara Jordan spoke for many Texas women when she told a reporter, "I get from the soil and spirit of Texas the feeling that I, as an individual, can accomplish whatever I want to, and that there are no limits, that you can just keep going, just keep
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Lizards on the Mantel, Burros at the Door: A Big Bend Memoir by Etta Koch & June Cooper Price
Lizards on the Mantel, Burros at the Door: A Big Bend Memoir

A woman who went West with her husband in the 1840s must have expected hardships and privation, but during the 1940s, when Etta Koch stopped off in Big Bend with her young family and a 23-foot travel trailer in tow, she anticipated no more than a civilized
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Life on the Texas Range by J. Evetts Haley
Life on the Texas Range

First published in 1953, this photographic record of the real life and work of cowboys remains a perennial favorite. Erwin E. Smith was the outstanding cowboy photographer of the West, and these eighty photographs were among those he chose for an exhibit
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The Winged Prophet: From Hermes to Quetzalcoatl by Carol Miller & Guadalupe Rivera
The Winged Prophet: From Hermes to Quetzalcoatl

The Winged Prophet from Hermes to Quetzalcoatl, provides the first ever introduction to the deities of MesoAmerica as they relate to classical European mythology and the archetypes contained in the major arcana of the tarot cards.
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Spirits of Just Men: Mountaineers, Liquor Bosses, and Lawmen in the Moonshine Capital of the World by Charles D. Thompson Jr
Spirits of Just Men: Mountaineers, Liquor Bosses, and Lawmen in the Moonshine Capital of the World

Spirits of Just Men tells the story of moonshine in 1930s America, as seen through the remarkable location of Franklin County, Virginia, a place that many still refer to as the "moonshine capital of the world." Local characters come alive through this
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Devil's Sanctuary: An Eyewitness History of Mississippi Hate Crimes by James L. Dickerson
Devil's Sanctuary: An Eyewitness History of Mississippi Hate Crimes

Recalling the state's shameful racist history of lynching, arson, denial of rights, false imprisonment, and other heinous crimes, this riveting narrative explores how Mississippi became a safe haven for the most violent and virulent racists, who were immune
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The African American Experience During World War II by Neil A. Wynn
The African American Experience During World War II

Drawing on more than thirty years of teaching and research, Neil A. Wynn combines narrative history and primary sources as he locates the World War II years within the long-term struggle for African Americans' equal rights. It is now widely accepted thatthese
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Witchcraft in Early North America by Alison Games
Witchcraft in Early North America

Witchcraft in Early North America investigates European, African, and Indian witchcraft beliefs and their expression in colonial America. Alison Games's engaging book takes us beyond the infamous outbreak at Salem, Massachusetts, to look at how witchcraft
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East Asia Before the West: Five Centuries of Trade and Tribute by David C. Kang
East Asia Before the West: Five Centuries of Trade and Tribute

From the founding of the Ming dynasty in 1368 to the start of the Opium Wars in 1841, China has engaged in only two large-scale conflicts with its principal neighbors, Korea, Vietnam, and Japan. These four territorial and centralized states have otherwise
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Last Man Standing by Dick Camp
Last Man Standing

One of the bloodiest battles in Marine Corps history, Operation Stalemate, as Peleliu was called, was overshadowed by the Normandy landings. It was also, in time, judged by most historians to have been unnecessary; though it had been conceived to protect

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Backroads of Minnesota by Shawn Perich
Backroads of Minnesota

This updated 2nd edition of the popular Backroads of Minnesota (2002) comes in a new portable size, making it easy to tote in your car and head out to a new destination in beautiful Minnesota. Have you driven on the Gunflint and Arrowhead trails? Have

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Shawn Perich26 May 2011$21.99

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Speaking Out: A Congressman's Lifelong Fight Against Bigotry, Famine, and War by Paul Findley
Speaking Out: A Congressman's Lifelong Fight Against Bigotry, Famine, and War

In his 22 years as an Illinois congressman and in the years since he left office, Paul Findley has fought to eradicate famine, end wars, and eliminate bigotry in U.S. foreign policy. This sweeping political memoir opens with Findley's early days in Pittsfield,
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The Will to Survive by Bryan Cartledge
The Will to Survive

Despite its relatively small size, Hungary has shown remarkable resilience in its long and difficult history, resisting hostile neighbours and the pressures of two massive neighbouring empires. Subjected to invasion, occupation, and frequent historical
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India in Africa: Changing Geographies of Power by Emma Mawdsley
India in Africa: Changing Geographies of Power

In one of the first analyses of contemporary Indian-African relations, this detailed book draws upon a collection of case studies that explore interrelated topics such as trade, investment, development aid, civil society relations, security, and geopolitics.
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No Land! No House! No Vote! Voices from Symphony Way by Symphony Way Pavement Dwellers
No Land! No House! No Vote! Voices from Symphony Way

Early in 2007, hundreds of families living in shacks in Cape Town were moved into houses they had been waiting for since the end of the apartheid. But soon they were told that the move had been illegal, and they were kicked out of their new homes. They
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The South Korean Film Renaissance by Jinhee Choi
The South Korean Film Renaissance

How a homegrown cinema took on Hollywood and dazzled Cannes
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Jinhee Choi26 Jan 2012$21.99

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Chinese and African Perspectives on China in Africa by Axel Harneit-Siever
Chinese and African Perspectives on China in Africa

The deepening engagement of China in Africa since the end of the cold war has led to debates about the evolving nature of this relationship, yet the focus of analysis has largely been confined to the interactions between states. Little attention has been
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Axel Harneit-Siever18 Feb 2012$21.99

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Mahatma Gandhi by Dennis Dalton
Mahatma Gandhi

First published in 1993, Dennis Dalton's iconoclastic account of Gandhi's political and intellectual development gained prominence for its balance and extensive research, as well as its portrayal of Gandhi as a deeply human and complex force. Focusing
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Dennis Dalton10 Mar 2012$21.99

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That's What They Want You to Think by Paul Simpson
That's What They Want You to Think

You don't need to be wearing a tinfoil hat to accept that Lincoln was assassinated by a conspiracy - it's a historical fact. But these days the phrase "conspiracy theory" has become synonymous with labyrinthine plots and nebulous clues hidden in blown-up

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Women and Security Governance in Africa by Funmi Olonisakin
Women and Security Governance in Africa

Debates about security governance in Africa and about the place of women within it have moved in parallel despite their interconnection. In this book, the authors align the debates, locating African-specific and feminist analysis within the security d
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Funmi Olonisakin5 Apr 2012$21.99

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Fighting the Devil in Dixie: How Civil Rights Activists Took on the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama by Wayne Greenhaw
Fighting the Devil in Dixie: How Civil Rights Activists Took on the Ku Klux Klan in Alabama

Examining the growth of the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) following the birth of the civil rights movement, this book is filled with tales of the heroic efforts to halt their rise to power. Shortly after the success of the Montgomery bus boycott, the KKK-determined
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An Outline of a Theory of Civilization by Yukichi Fukuzawa
An Outline of a Theory of Civilization

Yukichi Fukuzawa rose from low samurai origins to become one of the finest intellectuals and social thinkers of modern Japan. Through his best-selling works, he helped transform an isolated feudal nation into a full-fledged international force.

In Outline

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Women Pirates and the Politics of the Jolly Roger by Ulrike Klausman & Marion Meinzerin
Women Pirates and the Politics of the Jolly Roger

Written with passion and humor, but without romanticizing,or ignoring the unsavory side, a book that turns history on its head.
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Tamb by Nanette de Jong
Tamb

As contemporary Tambú music and dance evolved on the Caribbean island of Curaçao, it intertwined sacred and secular, private and public cultural practices, and many traditions from Africa and the New World. As she explores the formal contours of Tambú,

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Nanette de Jong19 Apr 2012$21.99

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The African American Experience During World War II by Neil Wynn
The African American Experience During World War II

World War II was crucial in the development

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Fall of the House of Roosevelt: Brokers of Ideas and Power from FDR to LBJ by Michael Janeway
Fall of the House of Roosevelt: Brokers of Ideas and Power from FDR to LBJ

Drawing on his intimate knowledge of events as the son of one of the participants, historian and journalist Michael Janeway has crafted a riveting account of the exercise of power during the New Deal and its aftermath.
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Michael Janeway6 May 2012$21.99

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America in Vietnam by Herbert Y. Schandler
America in Vietnam

This controversial and timely book about the American experience in Vietnam provides the first full exploration of the perspectives of the North Vietnamese leadership before, during, and after the war. Herbert Y. Schandler offers unique insights into themindsets
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Herbert Y. Schandler6 May 2012$21.99

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Hoping for the Best, Preparing for the Worst by Dorothy Duncan
Hoping for the Best, Preparing for the Worst

This book explores the web of human relationships that developed in Upper Canada following the American Revolution in the years leading up to the War of 1812 and during the conflict that raged for two years between the young United States and Britain,
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Dorothy Duncan8 May 2012$21.99

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Epistolary Korea by JaHyun Haboush
Epistolary Korea

By expanding the definition of "epistle" to include any writing that addresses the intended receiver directly, JaHyun Kim Haboush introduces readers to the rich epistolary practice of Chos?n Korea. The Chos?n dynasty (1392-1910) produced an abundance

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After the Reich by Giles MacDonogh
After the Reich

When Hitler's government collapsed in 1945, Germany was immediately divided up under the control of the Allied Powers and the Soviets. A nation in tatters, in many places literally flattened by bombs, was suddenly subjected to brutal occupation by vengeful
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Giles MacDonogh27 May 2012$21.99

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Racial Imperatives: Discipline, Performativity, and Struggles against Subjection by Nadine Ehlers
Racial Imperatives: Discipline, Performativity, and Struggles against Subjection

Nadine Ehlers examines the constructions of blackness and whiteness cultivated in the U.S. imaginary and asks, how do individuals become racial subjects? She analyzes anti-miscegenation law, statutory definitions of race, and the rhetoric surrounding the
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At War With The Wind by David Sears
At War With The Wind

A Main Selection of the Military Book Club
and a Featured Alternate of the History Book Club

In the last days of World War II, a new and baffling weapon terrorized the United States Navy in the Pacific. To the sailors who learned to fear them, the

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History and Repetition by Kojin Karatani
History and Repetition

Kojin Karatani, one of Japan's most influential thinkers, wrote the essays collected in History and Repetition during a period of radical historical change, triggered by the collapse of the Cold War order and the death of the Sh?wa emperor in 1989. Through
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Lineages of Political Society: Studies in Postcolonial Democracy by Partha Chatterjee
Lineages of Political Society: Studies in Postcolonial Democracy

Partha Chatterjee, a pioneering theorist, is known for his wide disciplinary range, incorporating the concerns of South Asian studies, postcolonialism, the social sciences, and the humanities with remarkable dexterity. His versatility made his early work,
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Partha Chatterjee15 Jul 2012$21.99

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Memory, Trauma, and History: Essays on Living with the Past by Michael Roth
Memory, Trauma, and History: Essays on Living with the Past

Intellectual historian Michael S. Roth has spent more than two decades exploring the way we make meaning out of the past. This collection features his most influential essays, in which he uses psychoanalysis to build a richer understanding of history,
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Michael Roth15 Jul 2012$21.99

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Being Lucky: Reminiscences and Reflections by Herman B. Wells
Being Lucky: Reminiscences and Reflections

In this absorbing autobiography, Herman B Wells, the legendary former president of Indiana University, recalls his small-town boyhood, the strong influence of his parents, his pioneering work with Indiana banks during the Great Depression, and his connection
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Killing the Poormaster: A Saga of Poverty, Corruption, and Murder in the Great Depression by Holly Metz
Killing the Poormaster: A Saga of Poverty, Corruption, and Murder in the Great Depression

On February 25, 1938, in the early days of the welfare system, the reviled poormaster Harry Barck—wielding power over who would receive public aid—died from a paper spike thrust into his heart. Barck was murdered, the prosecution would assert,
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Holly Metz24 Aug 2012$21.99

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Fighting to Serve: Behind the Scenes in the War to Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" by Alexander Nicholson
Fighting to Serve: Behind the Scenes in the War to Repeal "Don't Ask, Don't Tell"

Revealing the backstage dealings that led to the 2010 repeal of the Pentagon's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" (DADT) policy, Fighting to Serve offers a detailed, no-holds-barred account of the negotiations from an insider's perspective. In early 2006, Alexander
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Alexander Nicholson6 Sep 2012$21.99

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All the King's Cooks: The Tudor Kitchens of King Henry VIII at Hampton Court Palace by Peter Brears
All the King's Cooks: The Tudor Kitchens of King Henry VIII at Hampton Court Palace

Highlighting the world's first professional kitchen, this volume showcases the massive galleys at Hampton Court Palace. Illustrating how kitchens originally built to supply the entire household of King Henry VIII were run, this guide dispells many of

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Peter Brears11 Sep 2012$21.99

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Kennedy v. Nixon: The Presidential Election of 1960 by Edmund F. Kallina Jr.
Kennedy v. Nixon: The Presidential Election of 1960

Kennedy v. Nixon is a book for everyone who thinks they know what happened in the pivotal election year of 1960. For fifty years we've accepted Theodore White's premise (from The Making of the President, 1960) that Kennedy ran a brilliant campaign

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Edmund F. Kallina Jr.26 Sep 2012$21.99

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The Ice Chronicles: The Quest to Understand Global Climate Change by Paul Andrew Mayewski & Frank White
The Ice Chronicles: The Quest to Understand Global Climate Change

An exciting account of revolutionary new discoveries for understanding the earth's climate, and their implications for future scientific research and global environmental policy.
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Paul Andrew Mayewski &
Frank White
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Politics with Purpose: Occasional Observations on Public and Private Life by Lindsay Tanner
Politics with Purpose: Occasional Observations on Public and Private Life

Written by Lindsay Tanner—whose parliamentary career spans 18 years, culminating in his position as the minister for finance and deregulation in the Rudd–Gillard governments—this edited selection of his press articles, speeches, and

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Lindsay Tanner27 Sep 2012$21.99

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Gods in the Desert: Religions of the Ancient Near East by Glenn S. Holland
Gods in the Desert: Religions of the Ancient Near East

Gods in the Desert explores the fascinating religious cultures of the ancient Near East. From the mysterious pyramids, tombs, and temples of Egypt to the powerful heroes, gods, and legends of Mesopotamia, Glenn Holland guides readers through the early
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Glenn S. Holland19 Oct 2012$21.99

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Tiger Tanks at War by Michael Green & James D. Brown
Tiger Tanks at War

The first prototype for the Tiger tank was set to be ready for Hitlers birthday on April 20, 1942. The Henschel Company, competing with Porsche, produced the superior model, and by August of that year the formidable Tiger--or Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger

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Michael Green &
James D. Brown
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Above the Din of War: Afghans Speak About Their Lives, Their Country, and Their Future-and Why America Should Listen by Peter Eichstaedt
Above the Din of War: Afghans Speak About Their Lives, Their Country, and Their Future-and Why America Should Listen

What will happen when international forces finally vacate Afghanistan? The answer to that question is unknown, but if there is any hope for Afghanistan, veteran journalist Peter Eichstaedt asserts, it is with its people.

After spending 2004 in Afghanistan

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The Tennessee: The New River: Civil War to TVA by Donald Davidon
The Tennessee: The New River: Civil War to TVA

From the landing of Federal troops at the Tennessee-Ohio confluence to the new river of the TVA, whose dams "stand athwart the valley in Egyptian impassivity," this volume completes the story of the transformation of a river and of the culture it nourished.
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Donald Davidon22 Apr 2013$21.99

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Night Rider by Robert Penn Warren
Night Rider

Warren's first novel, set during the "tobacco wars" that raged in Kentucky and Tennessee in the early part of this century. Percy Munn is one of Warren's innocent idealists whose delusions become murderous as he attempts to define himself by action in
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None Shall Look Back by Caroline Gordon
None Shall Look Back

A study of the hero in his archetypal struggle against death, this novel follows the Civil War in the West through the career of Confederate Rivers Allard, a Kentuckian who rides with Forrest. Southern Classics Series.
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Caroline Gordon22 Apr 2013$21.99

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Bedford Forrest: and His Critter Company by Andrew Nelson Lytle
Bedford Forrest: and His Critter Company

This biography of the Confederacy's greatest cavalry leaders is considered by many to be the best. Southern Classics Series.
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Andrew Nelson Lytle25 Apr 2013$21.99

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Mosby's Memoirs by John S. Mosby
Mosby's Memoirs

The Confederate guerrilla cavalry chieftain relates the history of his daredevil command in this memoir. "No other figure of the Civil War became during his lifetime such a storybook legend as John Mosby."-Edmund Wilson. Southern Classics Series.
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John S. Mosby29 Apr 2013$21.99

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Writing History at the Ottoman Court: Editing the Past, Fashioning the Future by H. Erdem Cipa
Writing History at the Ottoman Court: Editing the Past, Fashioning the Future

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H. Erdem Cipa12 May 2013$21.99

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The Logic of Japanese Politics: Leaders, Institutions, and the Limits of Change by Gerald Curtis
The Logic of Japanese Politics: Leaders, Institutions, and the Limits of Change

Curtis surveys the current state of Japanese politics and predicts what events are likely to transpire in Japan in the coming years. This book offers a unique perspective into Japanese political identity through the lens of its relation to worldwide political

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Buddhism in America by Richard Hughes Seager
Buddhism in America

Buddhism has influenced American culture since the American Transcendentalist movement in the 1830s and '40s; only recntly, however, has this transplanted philosophy begun to blossom into a full-fledged American religion. Seager offers a perceptive and

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Richard Hughes Seager28 Jun 2013$21.99

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The Royal Book of Lists: An Irreverent Romp through British Royal History by Matt Richardson
The Royal Book of Lists: An Irreverent Romp through British Royal History

Covering over a thousand years of royal history, Matt Richardson highlights the triumphs, tragedies, and scandals that are central to this rich heritage.
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Matt Richardson10 Jul 2013$21.99

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Star of Courage: Recognizing the Heroes Among Us by John Melady
Star of Courage: Recognizing the Heroes Among Us

They are Canada's heroes, recipients of the prestigious Star of Courage, and these are the stories of their bravery.
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John Melady14 Jul 2013$21.99

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Greatcoats and Glamour Boots: Canadian Women at War, 1939-1945, Revised Edition by Carolyn Gossage
Greatcoats and Glamour Boots: Canadian Women at War, 1939-1945, Revised Edition

The colourful story of Canada's "forgotten women" who volunteered for service during the Second World War.
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Carolyn Gossage16 Jul 2013$21.99

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The Little Immigrants: The Orphans Who Came to Canada by Kenneth Bagnell
The Little Immigrants: The Orphans Who Came to Canada

The story of the 100,000 impoverished children who travelled from the British Isles to Canada to solve the farm labour shortage.
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Kenneth Bagnell16 Jul 2013$21.99

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The British Imperial Century, 1815-1914: A World History Perspective by Timothy Parsons
The British Imperial Century, 1815-1914: A World History Perspective

Ideal for adoption in introductory and upper-level classes in European and world history, this book provides a concise narrative account of the rise and fall of British imperialism. Focusing on the transition from informal to formal empire which broadened
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Timothy Parsons21 Jul 2013$21.99

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Last Chance for Justice: How Relentless Investigators Uncovered New Evidence Convicting the Birmingham Church Bombers by T. K. Thorne
Last Chance for Justice: How Relentless Investigators Uncovered New Evidence Convicting the Birmingham Church Bombers

Revealing the story of the reopening of the case of the Birmingham, Alabama, church bombing of 1963, this insider's account divulges the ins and outs of the investigation led by detective Ben Herren of the Birmingham Police Department and special agent

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T. K. Thorne29 Jul 2013$21.99

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The British Imperial Century, 1815-1914: A World History Perspective by Timothy Parsons
The British Imperial Century, 1815-1914: A World History Perspective

Ideal for adoption in introductory and upper-level classes in European and world history, this book provides a concise narrative account of the rise and fall of British imperialism. Focusing on the transition from informal to formal empire which broadened
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Timothy Parsons1 Aug 2013$21.99

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The Human Tradition in Premodern China by Kenneth J. Hammond
The Human Tradition in Premodern China

The Human Tradition in Premodern China is a collection of biographical essays revealing the variety and complexity of human experience in China from the earliest historical times to the dawn of the modern age.
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Kenneth J. Hammond19 Aug 2013$21.99

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The Human Tradition in Premodern China by Kenneth J. Hammond
The Human Tradition in Premodern China

The Human Tradition in Premodern China is a collection of biographical essays revealing the variety and complexity of human experience in China from the earliest historical times to the dawn of the modern age.
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Kenneth J. Hammond19 Aug 2013$21.99

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The Godwins: The Rise and Fall of a Noble Dynasty by Frank Barlow
The Godwins: The Rise and Fall of a Noble Dynasty

The family of Earl Godwin of Wessex stands among the most famous in English history, whose most famous son was King Harold.

Frank Barlow charts the family through to Harold - the last Anglo-Saxon king - and finally the crowning of William the Conqueror

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Cinema and Development in West Africa: Film as a Vehicle for Liberation by James E. Genova
Cinema and Development in West Africa: Film as a Vehicle for Liberation

Cinema and Development in West Africa shows how the film industry in Francophone West African countries played an important role in executing strategies of nation building during the transition from French rule to the early postcolonial period. James E.
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The Conclave: A Sometimes Secret and Occasionally Bloody History of Papal Elections by Michael Walsh
The Conclave: A Sometimes Secret and Occasionally Bloody History of Papal Elections

Prominent Catholic historian Michael Walsh takes readers through the history of conclaves, the highly secretive combination of rituals and politics designed to select a new leader for the world's Catholic population. The Conclave is a great story, a
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Donn Piatt: Gadfly of the Gilded Age by Peter Bridges
Donn Piatt: Gadfly of the Gilded Age

Born in 1819 in Cincinnati, Donn Piatt died in 1891 at the Piatt Castles that still stand in western Ohio. He was a diplomat, historian, journalist, judge, lawyer, legislator, lobbyist, novelist, playwright, poet, and politician-and a well-known humorist,
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Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence by Heros von Borcke
Memoirs of the Confederate War for Independence

A stirring account of von Borcke's service in the cavalry of the army of Northern Virginia. "Von Borcke's book is one that no student of Confederate history will forget."-Douglas Southall Freeman.
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George Washington: Uniting a Nation by Don Higginbotham
George Washington: Uniting a Nation

In George Washington: Uniting a Nation, Don Higginbotham argues that Washington's greatest contribution to American life was creating a sense of American unity. In clear and concise prose, Higginbotham shows that as Revolutionary War commander,
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George Washington: Uniting a Nation by Don Higginbotham
George Washington: Uniting a Nation

In George Washington: Uniting a Nation, Don Higginbotham argues that Washington's greatest contribution to American life was creating a sense of American unity. In clear and concise prose, Higginbotham shows that as Revolutionary War commander,
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The Two Koreas: Revised And Updated A Contemporary History by Don Oberdorfer & Robert Carlin
The Two Koreas: Revised And Updated A Contemporary History

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The Civil War Battlefield Guide by Frances H. Kennedy
The Civil War Battlefield Guide

This new edition of the definitive guide to Civil War battlefields is really a completely new book. While the first edition covered 60 major battlefields, from Fort Sumter to Appomattox, the second covers all of the 384 designated as the "principal battlefields"
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Snow Hill: In the Shadows of the Ephrata Cloister by Denise Seachrist
Snow Hill: In the Shadows of the Ephrata Cloister

A fascinating exploration of a now-lost communal society During the first half of the eighteenth century, Pennsylvania became home to a variety of German-speaking sectarians who rebelled against the oppression of European state-church establishments and
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Race and Medicine in Nineteenth-and Early-Twentieth-Century America by Todd Savitt
Race and Medicine in Nineteenth-and Early-Twentieth-Century America

An examination of the medical experiences of African AmericansDuring the days of slavery in America, racism and often-faulty medical theories contributed to an atmosphere in which African Americans were seen as chattel: some white physicians claimed that
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Inside Connecticut and the Civil War: Essays on One State's Struggles by Matthew Warshauer
Inside Connecticut and the Civil War: Essays on One State's Struggles

How a small state struggled, survived, and remains connected to its past
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Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka: The Operation Reinhard Death Camps by Yitzhak Arad
Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka: The Operation Reinhard Death Camps

"... Mr. Arad reports as a controlled and effective witness for the prosecution... Mr. Arad's book, with its abundance of horrifying detail, reminds us of how far we have to go."-New York Times Book Review

"... some of the most gripping chapters I have

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The Fishing Fleet: Husband-Hunting in the Raj by Anne de Courcy
The Fishing Fleet: Husband-Hunting in the Raj

From the author of the critically acclaimed biographies Diana Mosley and The Viceroy's Daughters comes a fascinating, hugely entertaining account of the Victorian women who traveled halfway around the world on the hunt for a husband.

By the late

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Saddling Up Anyway: The Dangerous Lives of Old-Time Cowboys by Patrick Dearen
Saddling Up Anyway: The Dangerous Lives of Old-Time Cowboys

Whether destined to be remembered or forgotten, a cowhand clung to life with all the zeal with which he approached his trade. He was the most loyal of employees, repeatedly putting his neck on the line for a mere dollar a day. Patrick Dearen has brought
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The Tet Offensive: A Concise History by James Willbanks
The Tet Offensive: A Concise History

In the Tet Offensive of 1968, Viet Cong and North Vietnamese forces launched a massive countrywide attack on South Vietnam. Though the Communists failed to achieve their tactical and operational objectives, James Willbanks claims Hanoi won a strategic

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The Marxism of Che Guevara: Philosophy, Economics, Revolutionary Warfare by Michael Lwy
The Marxism of Che Guevara: Philosophy, Economics, Revolutionary Warfare

In this seminal exploration of Che Guevara's contributions to Marxist thinking, Michael Lswy traces Che's ideas about Marxism both as they related to Latin America and to more general philosophical, political, and economic issues. Now revised and updated,
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The Marxism of Che Guevara: Philosophy, Economics, Revolutionary Warfare by Michael Lowy
The Marxism of Che Guevara: Philosophy, Economics, Revolutionary Warfare

In this seminal exploration of Che Guevara's contributions to Marxist thinking, Michael Lswy traces Che's ideas about Marxism both as they related to Latin America and to more general philosophical, political, and economic issues. Now revised and updated,
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Much to Be Done: Private Life in Ontario From Victorian Diaries by Frances Hoffman & Ryan Taylor
Much to Be Done: Private Life in Ontario From Victorian Diaries

Much To Be Done provides accounts of everyday life and special occasions in Victorian Ontario, drawn from diary accounts of both the gentry and the ordinary individual.

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Molotov Remembers: Inside Kremlin Politics by V. M. Molotov & Feliz Chuev
Molotov Remembers: Inside Kremlin Politics

In conversations with the poet-biographer Felix Chuev, Molotov offers an incomparable view of the politics of Soviet society and the nature of Kremlin leadership under communism. Filled with startling insights and indelible portraits, the book is an historical
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The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia: Refugees, Boundaries, Histories by Vazira Zamindar
The Long Partition and the Making of Modern South Asia: Refugees, Boundaries, Histories

Nation-states often shape the boundaries of historical enquiry, and thus silence the very histories that have sutured nations to territorial states. "India" and "Pakistan" were drawn onto maps in the midst of Partition's genocidal violence and one of the
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War of Annihilation: Combat and Genocide on the Eastern Front, 1941 by Geoffrey P. Megargee
War of Annihilation: Combat and Genocide on the Eastern Front, 1941

In War of Annihilation, noted military historian Geoffrey P. Megargee provides a clear, concise history of the Germans' opening campaign of conquest and genocide in 1941. By drawing on the best of military and Holocaust scholarship, Megargee
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Beneath a Northern Sky: A Short History of the Gettysburg Campaign by Steven E. Woodworth
Beneath a Northern Sky: A Short History of the Gettysburg Campaign

Of all the places and events in this nation's history, Gettysburg may well be the name best known to Americans. In Beneath a Northern Sky, eminent Civil War historian Steven E. Woodworth offers a balanced and thorough overview of the entire battle, its
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Live All You Can: Alexander Joy Cartwright and the Invention of Modern Baseball by Jay Martin
Live All You Can: Alexander Joy Cartwright and the Invention of Modern Baseball

Laying waste to the notion that Abner Doubleday established the modern game of baseball, acclaimed biographer Jay Martin makes a bold case for A. J. Cartwright (1820-1892), an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and avid ballplayer whose keen perception and

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Judaism in America by Marc Raphael
Judaism in America

Judaism in America
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Belfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together in the First World War by Richard S. Grayson
Belfast Boys: How Unionists and Nationalists Fought and Died Together in the First World War

This is the story of men from either side of West Belfast's sectarian divide during the Great War. Richard S. Grayson follows the volunteers of the 36th and 16th divisions who fought on the Somme and side-by-side at Messines, recovering the forgotten West
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Witchcraft in Early North America by Alison Games
Witchcraft in Early North America

Witchcraft in Early North America investigates European, African, and Indian witchcraft beliefs and their expression in colonial America. Alison Games's engaging book takes us beyond the infamous outbreak at Salem, Massachusetts, to look at how witchcraft
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Swords and Swordsmen by Mike Loades
Swords and Swordsmen

This magnificent book tells the story of the evolution of swords, how they were made, how they were used, and the people that used them. It doesn't claim to give comprehensive coverage but instead takes certain surviving examples as landmarks on a fascinating
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New Thoughts on the Black Arts Movement by Marcus Bullock
New Thoughts on the Black Arts Movement

Aftermaths offers compelling new ideas on exile, migration, and diaspora. Ten contributorsâ€"well-established scholars and promising new voicesâ€"working in different disciplines and drawing from diverse backgrounds present rich case studies from
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Medical Research for Hire: The Political Economy of Pharmaceutical Clinical Trials. Critical Issues in Health and Medicine. by Jill A. Fisher
Medical Research for Hire: The Political Economy of Pharmaceutical Clinical Trials. Critical Issues in Health and Medicine.

Today, more than 75 percent of pharmaceutical drug trials in the United States are being conducted in the private sector. Once the sole province of academic researchers, these important studies are now being outsourced to non-academic physicians.

According

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The Physiology of New York Boarding-Houses by Thomas Butler Gunn
The Physiology of New York Boarding-Houses

The American boardinghouse once provided basic domestic shelter and constituted a uniquely modern world view for the first true generation of U.S. city-dwellers. Thomas Butler Gunn's classic 1857 account of urban habitation, The Physiology of New York
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Hope for a Heated Planet: How Americans are Fighting Global Warming and Building a Better Future by Robert K. Musil
Hope for a Heated Planet: How Americans are Fighting Global Warming and Building a Better Future

Rejecting cries of gloom and doom, Hope for a Heated Planet shows how the fight against global warming can be won by the grassroots efforts of individuals. Robert K. Musil, who led the Nobel Peace Prizeâ€"winning organization Physicians for Social Responsibility,
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Black Robes, White Coats: The Puzzle of Judicial Policymaking and Scientific Evidence by Rebecca C. Harris
Black Robes, White Coats: The Puzzle of Judicial Policymaking and Scientific Evidence

Scientific evidence is commonplace in todayâ€s criminal trials. From hair and handwriting analysis to ink and DNA fingerprints, scientists have brought their world to bear on the justice system. Combining political analysis, scientific reasoning, and
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Horrors of Slavery: Or, The American Tars in Tripoli by William Ray
Horrors of Slavery: Or, The American Tars in Tripoli

Barbary pirates in Africa targeted sailors for centuries, often taking slaves and demanding ransoms in exchange.

First published in 1808, Horrors of Slavery is the tale of one such sailor, captured during the United Statesâ€s first military encounter

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Theorizing Scriptures: New Critical Orientations to a Cultural Phenomenon by Christine Holmlund
Theorizing Scriptures: New Critical Orientations to a Cultural Phenomenon

With the U.S. economy booming under President Bill Clinton and the cold war finally over, many Americans experienced peace and prosperity in the nineties. Digital technologies gained popularity, with nearly one billion people online by the end of the decade.
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The Making of Peace by Williamson Murray
The Making of Peace

The Making of Peace represents a unique contribution to the study of war: namely, the difficulties that statesmen have confronted in attempting to put back together the pieces after a major conflict. These essays examine how Western belligerents have addressed
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A Short History of Film by Wheeler Dixon & Gwendolyn Foster
A Short History of Film

The history of international cinema is now available in a concise, conveniently sized, and affordable volume. Succinct yet comprehensive, A Short History of Film provides an accessible overview of the major movements, directors, studios, and genres from
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Wheeler Dixon &
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Youth, Crime, and Justice: A Global Inquiry by Clayton Hartjen
Youth, Crime, and Justice: A Global Inquiry

Close to half of the worldâ€s population is below the age of criminal jurisdiction in most countries. Many of these young people are living in poverty and under totalitarian regimes. Given their deprived and often abject circumstances, it is not surprising
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The Comanche Empire by Hamalainen (Hamalainen) Pekka
The Comanche Empire

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Native American Place Names in Mississippi by Keith A. Baca
Native American Place Names in Mississippi

Biloxi. Tunica. Pascagoula. Yazoo. Tishomingo. Yalobusha. Tallahatchie. Itta Bena. Yockanookany. Bogue Chitto. These and hundreds of other place names of Native American origin are scattered across the map of Mississippi. Described by writer Willie Morris
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Zora Neale Hurston: Collected Plays by Zora Hurston
Zora Neale Hurston: Collected Plays

Though she died penniless and forgotten, Zora Neale Hurston is now recognized as a major figure in African American literature. Best known for her 1937 novel Their Eyes Were Watching God, she also published numerous short stories and essays, three other
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Nazi Palestine: The Plans for the Extermination of the Jews in Palestine by Klaus-Michael Mallmann & Martin Cuppers
Nazi Palestine: The Plans for the Extermination of the Jews in Palestine

The planned extermination of the Jews living in Palestine was only weeks away . . . In 1941-42 Nazi Germany appeared to be invincible in North Africa, and many Arab nationalists looked to a leader, the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Haj Amin el-Husseini, for
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Women on Their Own: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Being Single by Barry Grant
Women on Their Own: Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Being Single

The profound cultural and political changes of the 1960s brought the United States closer to social revolution than at any other time in the twentieth century. The country fragmented as various challenges to state power were met with increasing and violent
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Louisiana Rambles by Ian McNulty
Louisiana Rambles

After Hurricane Katrina laid bare the fragility and environmental peril of south Louisiana, author Ian McNulty set out on a series of daytrips to delve into the area's diverse cultural landscapes. He explored communities staked up and down the Mississippi

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Holsters For Combat And Concealed Carry by R. K. Campbell
Holsters For Combat And Concealed Carry

This book has everything you need to know about choosing the best holster for your weapon and your lifestyle. In-depth analysis of the pros and cons of assorted holster materials and styles, instruction on determining the proper mechanics for your draw
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Battling Pornography by Carolyn Bronstein
Battling Pornography

Pornography catapulted to the forefront of the American women's movement in the 1980s. In Battling Pornography, Carolyn Bronstein locates the origins of anti-pornography sentiment in the turbulent social and cultural history of the late 1960s and 1970s.
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Sunday by Craig Harline
Sunday

Yale University Press, 2011. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 235 x 156 mm. Brand New Book with Free Worldwide Delivery. The mere mention of Sunday will immediately conjure up a rich mixture of memories, associations and ideas for anyone of any age. Whatever
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Miracles at the Jesus Oak by Craig Harline
Miracles at the Jesus Oak

In the tradition of The Return of Martin Guerre and The Great Cat Massacre, Miracles at the Jesus Oak is a rich, evocative journey into the past and the extraordinary events that transformed the lives of ordinary people.

In the musty archive of
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Poverty, War, and Violence in South Africa by Clifton Crais
Poverty, War, and Violence in South Africa

Poverty and violence are issues of global importance. In Poverty, War, and Violence in South Africa Clifton Crais explores the relationship between colonial conquest and the making of South Africa's rural poor. Based on a wealth of archival sources, this
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Fatal Self-Deception by Eugene D. Genovese & Elizabeth Fox-Genovese
Fatal Self-Deception

Slaveholders were preoccupied with presenting slavery as a benign, paternalistic institution in which the planter took care of his family and slaves were content with their fate. In this book, Eugene D. Genovese and Elizabeth Fox-Genovese discuss how slaveholders
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The Hatfields and the McCoys by Otis Rice
The Hatfields and the McCoys

The Hatfield-McCoy feud has long been the most famous vendetta of the southern Appalachians. Over the years it has become encrusted with myth and error. Scores of writers have produced accounts of it, but few have made any real effort to separate fact
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Mass Appeal by Edward D. Berkowitz
Mass Appeal

Mass Appeal describes the changing world of American popular culture from the first sound movies through the age of television. In short vignettes, the book reveals the career patterns of people who became big movie, TV, or radio stars. Eddie Cantor and
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An Introduction to Greek Tragedy by Ruth Scodel
An Introduction to Greek Tragedy

This book provides a brief and accessible introduction to Greek tragedy for students and general readers alike. Whether readers are studying Greek culture, performing a Greek tragedy, or simply interested in reading a Greek play, this book will help them
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Ruth Scodel19 Feb 2012$22.00

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Asia Journal of Global Studies: Vol. 4, Nos. 1-2 by Derrick M. Nault
Asia Journal of Global Studies: Vol. 4, Nos. 1-2

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American Police by Thomas Reppetto
American Police

The only book to trace the origins and development of the American police.
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Religions of the Ancient Near East by Daniel C. Snell
Religions of the Ancient Near East

This book is a history of religious life in the Ancient Near East from the beginnings of agriculture to Alexander the Great's invasion in the 300s BCE. Daniel C. Snell traces key developments in the history, daily life and religious beliefs of the people
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The Trumpet of Conscience by Martin Luther King Jr.
The Trumpet of Conscience

In November and December 1967, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., delivered five lectures for the renowned Massey Lecture Series of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. The collection was immediately released as a book under the title Conscience for Change,

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America's Economic Way of War by Hugh Rockoff
America's Economic Way of War

How did economic and financial factors determine how America waged war in the twentieth century? This important new book exposes the influence of economics and finance on the questions of whether the nation should go to war, how wars would be fought, how
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The Old Regime and the Haitian Revolution by Malick W. Ghachem
The Old Regime and the Haitian Revolution

The Haitian Revolution (1789-1804) was an epochal event that galvanized slaves and terrified planters throughout the Atlantic world. Rather than view this tumultuous period solely as a radical rupture with slavery, Malick W. Ghachem's innovative study
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Richard M. Nixon by Conrad Black
Richard M. Nixon

The acclaimed biographer of Franklin Delano Roosevelt takes on Richard Nixon in the first full biography in a generation, bringing a unique perspective to the life and politics of one of America's most controversial public figures
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Conrad Black18 Jun 2012$22.00

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A Concise History of Canada by Margaret Conrad
A Concise History of Canada

Margaret Conrad's history of Canada begins with a challenge to its readers. What is Canada? What makes up this diverse, complex and often contested nation-state? What was its founding moment? And who are its people? Drawing on her many years of experience
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Margaret Conrad27 Jun 2012$22.00

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Spheres of Liberty: Changing Perceptions of Liberty in American Culture by Michael Kammen
Spheres of Liberty: Changing Perceptions of Liberty in American Culture

Liberty, one of the most consequential words in our language, is one of the most treasured concepts in American thought--and one of the most intensely debated. Its meaning is constantly shifting, changing not only from one culture to another but also,

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The Cambridge Companion to Gandhi by Judith M. Brown
The Cambridge Companion to Gandhi

Even today, six decades after his assassination in January 1948, Mahatma Gandhi is still revered as the father of the Indian nation. His intellectual and moral legacy, and the example of his life and politics, serve as an inspiration to human rights and
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From Africa to Brazil by Walter Hawthorne
From Africa to Brazil

From Africa to Brazil traces the flows of enslaved Africans from the broad region of Africa called Upper Guinea to Amazonia, Brazil. These two regions, though separated by an ocean, were made one by a slave route. Walter Hawthorne considers why planters
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She-Wolf by Cristina Mazzoni
She-Wolf

Since antiquity, the she-wolf has served as the potent symbol of Rome. For more than two thousand years, the legendary animal that rescued Romulus and Remus has been the subject of historical and political accounts, literary treatments in poetry and prose,
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The 900 Days: The Siege Of Leningrad by Harrison Salisbury
The 900 Days: The Siege Of Leningrad

"A magnificent book...a nonfiction masterpiece." --New York Times Book Review
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Cataclysm: The First World War as Political Tragedy by David Stevenson
Cataclysm: The First World War as Political Tragedy

"David Stevenson's widely acclaimed history of World War I changes forever our understanding of that pivotal conflict. Countering the commonplace assumption that politicians lost control of events, and"
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Inside The Mirage: America's Fragile Partnership with Saudi Arabia by Thomas W. Lippman
Inside The Mirage: America's Fragile Partnership with Saudi Arabia

"The relationship between the United States and Saudi Arabia has always been a marriage of convenience, not affection. In a bargain cemented by President Roosevelt and Saudi Arabia's founding king in 1"
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The Future of Nostalgia by Svetlana Boym
The Future of Nostalgia

What happens to Old World memories in a New World order? Svetlana Boym opens up a new avenue of inquiry: the study of nostalgia.
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The Great Crusade by H. P. Willmott
The Great Crusade

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Nations by Azar Gat
Nations

What are the origins of nationalism and why is it capable of arousing such intense emotions? In this major study, Azar Gat counters the prevailing fashionable theories according to which nations and nationalism are modern and contrived or 'invented'. He
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Immigration, Ethnicity, and National Identity in Brazil, 1808 to the Present by Jeffrey Lesser
Immigration, Ethnicity, and National Identity in Brazil, 1808 to the Present

Immigration, Ethnicity, and National Identity in Brazil, 1808 to the Present examines the immigration to Brazil of millions of Europeans, Asians and Middle Easterners beginning in the nineteenth century. Jeffrey Lesser analyzes how these newcomers and
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The Somme by Robin Prior
The Somme

In the long history of the British Army, the Battle of the Somme was its bloodiest encounter. Between July 1 and mid-November 1916, 432,000 of its soldiers became casualties--about 3,600 for every day of battle. German casualties were far fewer despite

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Foreign Intervention in Africa by Elizabeth Schmidt
Foreign Intervention in Africa

Foreign Intervention in Africa chronicles the foreign political and military interventions in Africa from 1956 to 2010, during the periods of decolonisation and the Cold War, as well as during the periods of state collapse and the 'global war on terror'.
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Woman of the River by Richard Westwood
Woman of the River

Georgie White Clark-adventurer, raconteur, eccentric--first came to know the canyons of the Colorado River by swimming portions of them with a single companion. She subsequently hiked and rafted portions of the canyons, increasingly sharing her love of
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New Jersey Cemeteries and Tombstones: History in the Landscape by Richard F. Veit & Mark Nonestied
New Jersey Cemeteries and Tombstones: History in the Landscape

In this sweeping tour of New Jerseyâ€s burial sites from the seventeenth century through the dawn of the twenty-first, readers will discover how headstones are much more than place markers for the deceased. From the earliest memorials that were once
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Millennial Makeover: MySpace, YouTube & the Future of American Politics by Morley and Hais Michael D. Winograd
Millennial Makeover: MySpace, YouTube & the Future of American Politics

It happens in America every four decades and it is about to happen again. Americaâ€s demand for change in the 2008 election will cause another of our countryâ€s periodic political makeovers. This realignment, like all others before it, will result
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Black Athena: The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization by Tammy Anderson
Black Athena: The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization

Female drug addicts are often stereotyped either as promiscuous, lazy, and selfish, or as weak, scared, and trapped into addiction. These depictions typify the “pathology and powerlessness” narrative that has historically characterized popular
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Trapped! The Story of Floyd Collins by Robert K. Murray & Roger W. Brucker
Trapped! The Story of Floyd Collins

"When Floyd Collins became trapped in a cave in southern Kentucky in early 1925, the sensationalism and hysteria of the rescue attempt generated America's first true media spectacle, making Collins's story one of the seminal events of the century. The
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The German Worker by Alfred Kelly
The German Worker

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State and Peasant in Contemporary China by Jean C. Oi
State and Peasant in Contemporary China

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We Saw Lincoln Shot: One Hundred Eyewitness Accounts by Timothy S. Good
We Saw Lincoln Shot: One Hundred Eyewitness Accounts

On the evening of 14 April 1865 when President Abraham Lincoln was assassinated in Ford's Theatre, an entire audience was witness to the tragedy. From diaries, letters, depositions, affidavits, and periodicals, here is a collection of accounts from a variety
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Cambridge Street-Names by Ronald Gray & Derek Stubbings
Cambridge Street-Names

This book draws on the great wealth of associations of street-names in Cambridge. It is not a dictionary, but it provides a series of entries on such topics as the Reformation, George IV and his wife, twentieth-century British scientists, businessmen,
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A Concise History of Switzerland by Clive H. Church & Randolph C. Head
A Concise History of Switzerland

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In Another Time by Harold Schindler
In Another Time

An illustrated collection of historical articles originally published in the Salt Lake Tribune from 1993 to 1996, In
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Dead On: The Long-Range Marksman'S Guide To Extreme Accuracy by Tony M. Noblitt & Warren Gabrilska
Dead On: The Long-Range Marksman'S Guide To Extreme Accuracy

This hands-on manual walks the shooter through every step required to become a true long-range marksman, from understanding minute-of-angle principles and selecting a rifle, caliber and cartridge to mounting and zeroing a scope, estimating wind values,
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The Question of German Guilt: Modern Spiritual Autobiography by Karl Jaspers
The Question of German Guilt: Modern Spiritual Autobiography

Shortly after the Nazi government fell, a philosophy professor at Heidelberg University lectured on a subject that burned the consciousness and conscience of thinking Germans. "Are the German people guilty?" These lectures by Karl Jaspers, an outstanding
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Blood on the Moon by Edward Steers Jr.
Blood on the Moon

Winner of the 2001 The Lincoln Group of New York's Award of Achievement A History Book Club Selection The assassination of Abraham Lincoln is usually told as a tale of a lone deranged actor who struck from a twisted lust for revenge. This is not only too
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Counterinsurgency by Douglas Porch
Counterinsurgency

Counterinsurgency has staked its claim in the new century as the new American way of war. Yet, the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq have revived a historical debate about the costs - monetary, political and moral - of operations designed to eliminate insurgents
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European Colonialism since 1700 by James Lehning
European Colonialism since 1700

This masterful synthesis provides a much-needed, complete survey of European colonialism from 1700 to decolonization in the twentieth century. Written by an award-winning author, this advanced undergraduate and graduate level textbook bridges, for the
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A History of Modern Israel by Colin Shindler
A History of Modern Israel

Colin Shindler's remarkable history begins in 1948, as waves of immigrants arrived in Israel from war-torn Europe to establish new cities, new institutions, and a new culture founded on the Hebrew language. Optimistic beginnings were soon replaced with
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The Gentleman's Daughter: Women`s Lives in Georgian England by Amanda Vickery
The Gentleman's Daughter: Women`s Lives in Georgian England

What was the life of an eighteenth-century British genteel woman like? In this lively and controversial book, Amanda Vickery invokes women's own accounts of their intimate and their public lives to argue that in the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries
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Rethinking the 1950s by Jennifer A. Delton
Rethinking the 1950s

Historians generally portray the 1950s as a conservative era when anticommunism and the Cold War subverted domestic reform, crushed political dissent, and ended liberal dreams of social democracy. These years, historians tell us, represented a turn to
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The Ideas That Conquered The World: Peace, Democracy, And Free Markets In The Twenty-first Century by Michael Mandelbaum
The Ideas That Conquered The World: Peace, Democracy, And Free Markets In The Twenty-first Century

One of America's leading foreign policy thinkers provides an "important and compelling" look at today's new power realities
Thomas L. Friedman, The New York Times
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Tannenberg by Dennis Showalter
Tannenberg

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The Measure of Reality by Alfred W. Crosby
The Measure of Reality

Western Europeans were among the first, if not the first, to invent mechanical clocks, geometrically precise maps, double-entry bookkeeping, precise algebraic and musical notations, and perspective painting. By the sixteenth century more people were thinking
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Slavery, Race, and Conquest in the Tropics by Robert E. May
Slavery, Race, and Conquest in the Tropics

Slavery, Race, and Conquest in the Tropics challenges the way historians interpret the causes of the American Civil War. Using Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas's famed rivalry as a prism, Robert E. May shows that when Lincoln and fellow Republicans
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Masters, Slaves, and Exchange by Kathleen M. Hilliard
Masters, Slaves, and Exchange

This book examines the political economy of the master-slave relationship viewed through the lens of consumption and market exchange. What did it mean when human chattel bought commodities, 'stole' property, or gave and received gifts? Forgotten exchanges,
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When Hollywood Was Right by Donald T. Critchlow
When Hollywood Was Right

Hollywood was not always a bastion of liberalism. Following World War II, an informal alliance of movie stars, studio moguls and Southern California business interests formed to revitalize a factionalized Republican Party. Coming together were stars such
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Magic in the Middle Ages by Richard Kieckhefer
Magic in the Middle Ages

How was magic practised in medieval times? How did it relate to the diverse beliefs and practices that characterised this fascinating period? In Magic in the Middle Ages Richard Kieckhefer surveys the growth and development of magic in medieval times.
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The Bulldozer in the Countryside by Adam Rome
The Bulldozer in the Countryside

The concern today about suburban sprawl is not new. In the decades after World War II, the spread of tract-house construction changed the nature of millions of acres of land, and a variety of Americans began to protest against the environmental costs of
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Conquest and Empire by A. B. Bosworth
Conquest and Empire

This book is an exploration of the process and consequences of the campaigns of Alexander the Great of Macedon (who reigned from 336 to 323 BC), focusing on the effect of his monarchy upon the world of his day. A detailed running narrative of the actual
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Decisions for War, 1914-1917 by Richard F. Hamilton & Holger H. Herwig
Decisions for War, 1914-1917

Decisions for War focuses on the choices made by small coteries in Austria-Hungary, Germany, Russia, France, Britain and elsewhere to address a common yet perplexing question: why did World War I happen? Several of the usual causes for the war are reviewed
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Richard F. Hamilton &
Holger H. Herwig
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The First Way of War by John Grenier
The First Way of War

This book explores the evolution of American war, showing how the first war waged against Indian noncombatant populations and their agricultural resources became the standard method of war employed by early Americans and which ultimately defined their
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The Neoconservative Revolution by Murray Friedman
The Neoconservative Revolution

This book suggests that Jews and Jewish intellectuals have played a considerable role in the development of modern American conservatism. The focus is on the rise of a group of Jewish intellectuals and activists known as neoconservatives who began to impact
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The Destruction of the Bison by Andrew C. Isenberg
The Destruction of the Bison

The Destruction of the Bison, first published in 2000, explains the decline of the North American bison population from an estimated 30 million in 1800 to fewer than a thousand a century later. In this wide-ranging, interdisciplinary study, Andrew C. Isenberg
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Mao's Little Red Book by Alexander C. Cook
Mao's Little Red Book

Mao Zedong's Little Red Book (Quotations from Chairman Mao) - a compilation of the Chinese leader's speeches and writings - is one of the most visible and ubiquitous symbols of twentieth-century radicalism. Published for the first time in 1964, it rapidly
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The Moral Corporation by Roy Vagelos & Louis Galambos
The Moral Corporation

Merck and the pharmaceutical industry are headline news today. Controversies over public safety, prices, and the ability of the industry to develop the new drugs and vaccines that society needs have been covered worldwide. Roy Vagelos, who was head of
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Flashback: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Suicide, and the Lessons of War by Penny Coleman
Flashback: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Suicide, and the Lessons of War

With the recent wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, once again America's men and women who have seen war close-up are suddenly expected to return seamlessly to civilian life. In Flashback, Penny Coleman tells the cautionary and timely story of posttraumatic
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America Transformed by Richard M. Abrams
America Transformed

America has seen a multitude of transformations since its very founding. This book examines the period 1941 2001 during which time the character of American life changed rapidly, culminating in the shattering of the Liberal Democratic coalition. Revolutions
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Law's Imagined Republic by Steven Wilf
Law's Imagined Republic

Laws Imagined Republic shows how the American Revolution was marked by the rapid proliferation of law talk across the colonies. This legal language was both elite and popular, spanned different forms of expression from words to rituals, and included simultaneously
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Knives Of War: An International Guide to Military Knives from World War I to the Present by Gordon Hughes
Knives Of War: An International Guide to Military Knives from World War I to the Present

This book has the widest array of international fighting knives ever assembled! Compiled by three of the most recognized names in historical military knives, Knives of War presents detailed line drawings, rare historical photos and fascinating facts and
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Habermas by Matthew G. Specter
Habermas

This book follows postwar Germany's leading philosopher and social thinker, J¸rgen Habermas, through four decades of political and constitutional struggle over the shape of liberal democracy in Germany. Habermas's most influential theories - of the public
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Inventing Great Neck: Jewish Identity and the American Dream by Judith Goldstein
Inventing Great Neck: Jewish Identity and the American Dream

Great Neck, New York, is one of Americaâ€s most fascinating suburbs. Since the mid-nineteenth century, generations have been attracted to this once quiet enclave for its easy access to New York City and its tranquil setting by the Long Island Sound.
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Early Evangelicalism by W. R. Ward
Early Evangelicalism

Evangelicalism contributed to the great transformation of ideas in the modern world. This book represents a pioneering study of discussions within the evangelical movements from Central Europe to the American colonies about what constituted evangelical
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Triumph Forsaken by Mark Moyar
Triumph Forsaken

Drawing on a wealth of new evidence from all sides, Triumph Forsaken overturns most of the historical orthodoxy on the Vietnam War. Through the analysis of international perceptions and power, it shows that South Vietnam was a vital interest of the United
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The African City by Bill Freund
The African City

This unique book is comprehensive both in terms of time coverage, from before the Pharaohs to the present moment and in that it tries to consider cities from the entire continent, not just Sub-Saharan Africa. Apart from factual information and rich description
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A Government Out of Sight by Brian Balogh
A Government Out of Sight

While it is obvious that Americaís state and local governments were consistently active during the nineteenth century, a period dominated by laissez-faire, political historians of twentieth-century America have assumed that the national government did
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National Security and Core Values in American History by William O. Walker III
National Security and Core Values in American History

There is no book quite like National Security and Core Values in American History. Drawing upon themes from the whole of the nationís past, William O. Walker III presents a new interpretation of the history of American exceptionalism, that is, of the
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To Cowboy: Juan Salinas, Rodeo Roper and Horseman by Ricardo D. Palacios
To Cowboy: Juan Salinas, Rodeo Roper and Horseman

One of the best tie-down calf ropers ever to come out of South Texas, Juan Salinas grew up on a 15,000-acre ranch near Laredo, with the finest of horses to ride and hundreds of head of cattle to practice on. He roped in Texas rodeos large and small from
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War and the Environment: Military Destruction in the Modern Age by Charles E. Closmann
War and the Environment: Military Destruction in the Modern Age

Eleven scholars explore, among other topics, the environmental ravages of trench warfare in World War I, the exploitation of Philippine forests for military purposes from the Spanish colonial period through 1945, William Tecumseh Sherman's scorched-earth
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Landmark Speeches on the Vietnam War by Gregory Allen Olson
Landmark Speeches on the Vietnam War

Beginning more than sixty years ago, speechmaking supported the U.S. commitment to South Vietnam. Rhetoric helped send more than a half-million troops to defend the Vietnamese government the United States had yet sponsored; that policy led to dissent,
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Gregory Allen Olson28 May 2014$22.00

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Holy Ground, Healing Water: Cultural Landscapes at Waconda Lake, Kansas by Donald J. Blakeslee
Holy Ground, Healing Water: Cultural Landscapes at Waconda Lake, Kansas

Most people would not consider north central Kansas' Waconda Lake to be extraordinary. The lake, completed in 1969 by the federal Bureau of Reclamation for flood control, irrigation, and water supply purposes, sits amid a region known—when it is
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White Women, Black Men by Martha Hodes
White Women, Black Men

This book is the first to explore the history of a powerful category of illicit sex in America's past: liaisons between Southern white women and black men. Martha Hodes tells a series of stories about such liaisons in the years before the Civil War, explores
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Kobzar by Taras Shevchenko
Kobzar

Masterfully fulfilled by Peter Fedynsky, Voice of America journalist and expert on Ukrainian studies, this first ever English translation of the complete Kobzar brings out Ukraine's rich cultural heritage. As a foundational text, The Kobzar has played
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Black France by Dominic Thomas
Black France

A dynamic view of the politics of cultural exchange between Africa and France
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Scholem, Arendt, Klemperer by Steven E. Aschheim
Scholem, Arendt, Klemperer

Through an examination of the remarkable diaries and letters of three extraordinary and distinctive German-Jewish thinkers - Gershom Scholem, Hannah Arendt, and Victor Klemperer, Steven E. Aschheim illuminates what these intimate writings reveal about
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Freeing Charles: The Struggle to Free a Slave on the Eve of the Civil War by Scott Christianson
Freeing Charles: The Struggle to Free a Slave on the Eve of the Civil War

Freeing Charles recounts the life and epic rescue of captured fugitive slave Charles Nalle of Culpeper, Virginia, who was forcibly liberated by Harriet Tubman and others in Troy, New York, on April 27, 1860. Scott Christianson follows Nalle from his enslavement
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The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience by Stephen Wade
The Beautiful Music All Around Us: Field Recordings and the American Experience

The Beautiful Music All Around Us presents the extraordinarily rich backstories of thirteen performances captured on Library of Congress field recordings between 1934 and 1942 in locations reaching from Southern Appalachia to the Mississippi Delta and
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Stephen Wade8 Dec 2012$22.46

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The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict by Donald R. Hickey
The War of 1812: A Forgotten Conflict

This comprehensive and authoritative history of the War of 1812, thoroughly revised for the 200th anniversary of the historic conflict, is a myth-shattering study that will inform and entertain readers alike. Donald R. Hickey explores the military, diplomatic,
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Bean Blossom: The Brown County Jamboree and Bill Monroe's Bluegrass Festivals by Thomas A. Adler
Bean Blossom: The Brown County Jamboree and Bill Monroe's Bluegrass Festivals

A long look back at the home of legendary bluegrass festivals and jamborees
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Seapower And Naval Warfare, 1650-1830 by Richard Harding
Seapower And Naval Warfare, 1650-1830

This new study of war in the age of sail examines the development of warships and battlefleets and the evolution of seapower over nearly two centuries. It shows how an unprecedented expansion of oceanic shipping and trade between 1660 and 1815 went hand
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Biographia Navalis - Volume 3 by John Carnock
Biographia Navalis - Volume 3

The only word to describe this work is monumental. It is a record of the services of more than 2200 naval officers across a span of nearly 140 years, drawn from the most authentic sources (according to the title page) and disposed in a chronological arrangement.
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Biographia Navalis - Volume 4 by John Charnock
Biographia Navalis - Volume 4

The only word to describe this work is monumental. It is a record of the services of more than 2200 naval officers across a span of nearly 140 years, drawn from the most authentic sources (according to the title page) and disposed in a chronological arrangement.
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Biographia Navalis - Volume 2 by John Charnock
Biographia Navalis - Volume 2

The only word to describe this work is monumental. It is a record of the services of more than 2200 naval officers across a span of nearly 140 years, drawn from the most authentic sources (according to the title page) and disposed in a chronological arrangement.
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Biographia Navalis - Volume 1 by John Charnock
Biographia Navalis - Volume 1

The only word to describe this work is monumental. It is a record of the services of more than 2200 naval officers across a span of nearly 140 years, drawn from the most authentic sources (according to the title page) and disposed in a chronological arrangement.
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European and Native American Warfare 1675-1795 by Armstrong Starkey
European and Native American Warfare 1675-1795

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Not Written in Stone: Learning and Unlearning American History Through 200 Years of Textbooks by Kyle Ward
Not Written in Stone: Learning and Unlearning American History Through 200 Years of Textbooks

Kyle Ward's celebrated History in the Making struck a chord among readers of popular history. “Interesting and useful,” according to Booklist, the book “convincingly illustrates how texts change as social and political attitudes evolve.”
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Bodies of Belief by Janet Lindman
Bodies of Belief

Bodies of Belief argues that the paradoxical evolution of the Baptist religion, specifically in Pennsylvania and Virginia, was simultaneously egalitarian and hierarchical, democratic and conservative.

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The Diary of Elizabeth Drinker by Elaine Crane
The Diary of Elizabeth Drinker

Focusing on different stages of Drinker's personal development within the domestic context, this abridged edition highlights four critical phases of her life cycle: youth and courtship, wife and mother, middle age in years of crisis, and grandmother and
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The March of Spare Time by Susan Currell
The March of Spare Time

Explores how and why leisure became an object of such intense interest, concern, and surveillance during the Great Depression.
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Christian Society and the Crusades, 1198-1229 by Edward Peters
Christian Society and the Crusades, 1198-1229

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Toussaint Louverture and the American Civil War by Matthew Clavin
Toussaint Louverture and the American Civil War

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The Sex Lives of Saints by Virginia Burrus
The Sex Lives of Saints

Virginia Burrus argues that the early accounts of the lives of saints are not anti-erotic but rather convey a sublimely transgressive "counter-eroticism" that resists the marital, procreative ethic of sexuality found in other strands of Christian trad
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The Three Circles of War by Heather S. Gregg
The Three Circles of War

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The Crusades and the Christian World of the East by Christopher MacEvitt
The Crusades and the Christian World of the East

In The Crusades and the Christian World of the East, Christopher MacEvitt marshals an impressive array of literary, legal, artistic, and archeological evidence to demonstrate how crusader ideology and religious difference gave rise to a mode of coexistence

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Upcountry South Carolina Goes to War by Tom Moore Craig Jr.
Upcountry South Carolina Goes to War

Civil War letters to and from Spartanburg rich with details on the battlefront and home front
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Fries's Rebellion: The Enduring Struggle for the American Revolution by Paul Newman
Fries's Rebellion: The Enduring Struggle for the American Revolution

Fries's Rebellion was the third in three popular uprisings immediately following the Revolution—after Shays's Rebellion and the Whiskey Rebellion—that directly challenged the still-fledgling federal government. This is the first book on the
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A Revolution Down on the Farm by Paul K. Conkin
A Revolution Down on the Farm

Agriculture is the most fundamental of all human activities. Today, those who till the soil or tend livestock feed a world population of approximately 6.5 billion. Fifty years ago, the planet could not have sustained such a large population, and according
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A Separate Civil War: Communities in Conflict in the Mountain South by Jonathan Dean Sarris
A Separate Civil War: Communities in Conflict in the Mountain South

Most Americans think of the Civil War as a series of dramatic clashes between massive armies led by romantic-seeming leaders. But in the Appalachian communities of North Georgia, things were very different. Focusing on Fannin and Lumpkin counties in the

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Ripples Of Hope: Great American Civil Rights Speeches by Josh Gottheimer
Ripples Of Hope: Great American Civil Rights Speeches

The only single source for civil rights speeches, spanning all of American history and representing the African-American, Asian-American, gay, Hispanic-American, and women's movements
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Josh Gottheimer30 Nov 2012$22.50

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Robert Ashley by Kyle Gann
Robert Ashley

_x000B_This book explores the life and works of the pioneering opera composer Robert Ashley, one of the leading American composers of the post-Cage generation. Ashley's innovations began in the 1960s when he, along with Alvin Lucier, Gordon Mumma, and
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Kyle Gann8 Dec 2012$22.50

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Becoming Mapuche: Person and Ritual in Indigenous Chile by Magnus Course
Becoming Mapuche: Person and Ritual in Indigenous Chile

Magnus Course blends convincing historical analysis with sophisticated contemporary theory in this superb ethnography of the Mapuche people of southern Chile. Based on many years of ethnographic fieldwork, Becoming Mapuche takes readers to the indigenous
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Echoes of Chongqing: Women in Wartime China by Danke Li
Echoes of Chongqing: Women in Wartime China

This collection of annotated oral histories records the personal stories of twenty Chinese women who lived in the wartime capital of Chongqing during China's War of Resistance against Japan during World War II. By presenting women's remembrances of the
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Danke Li10 Dec 2012$22.50

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Wanted Cultured Ladies Only! Female Stardom and Cinema in India, 1930s-1950s by Neepa Majumdar
Wanted Cultured Ladies Only! Female Stardom and Cinema in India, 1930s-1950s

Wanted Cultured Ladies Only! maps out the early culture of cinema stardom in India from its emergence in the silent era to the decade after Indian independence in the mid-twentieth century. Neepa Majumdar combines readings of specific films and stars with
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Sojourner Truth's America by Margaret Washington
Sojourner Truth's America

This fascinating biography tells the story of nineteenth-century America through the life of one of its most magnetic and influential characters: Sojourner Truth. In an in-depth account of this amazing activist, Margaret Washington unravels Truth's world
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Margaret Washington10 Dec 2012$22.50

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A New Language, A New World: Italian Immigrants in the United States, 1890-1945 by Nancy C. Carnevale
A New Language, A New World: Italian Immigrants in the United States, 1890-1945

An examination of Italian immigrants and their children in the early twentieth century, A New Language, A New World is the first full-length historical case study of one immigrant group's experience with language in America. Incorporating the interdisciplinary
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Dime Novel Desperadoes: The Notorious Maxwell Brothers by John E. Hallwas
Dime Novel Desperadoes: The Notorious Maxwell Brothers

This thrilling historical true crime narrative recovers the long-forgotten story of Ed and Lon Maxwell, outlaw brothers from Illinois who once rivaled Jesse and Frank James in national notoriety. Growing up hard as the sons of a tenant farmer, the Maxwell
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John E. Hallwas10 Dec 2012$22.50

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Organized Crime in Chicago: Beyond the Mafia by Robert M. Lombardo
Organized Crime in Chicago: Beyond the Mafia

This book provides a comprehensive sociological explanation for the emergence and continuation of organized crime in Chicago. Tracing the roots of political corruption that afforded protection to gambling, prostitution, and other vice activity in Chicago
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Debt for Sale: A Social History of the Credit Trap by Brett Williams
Debt for Sale: A Social History of the Credit Trap

After September 11, 2001 ordinary Americans were urged to shop. Patriotic shopping would thwart terrorists, celebrate public life, and pull us back from the abyss of recession. We needed to be good citizen-consumers, but we knew that we could not really
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The Labor Question in America: Economic Democracy in the Gilded Age by Rosanne Currarino
The Labor Question in America: Economic Democracy in the Gilded Age

Rosanne Currarino traces the struggle to define the nature of democratic life in an era of industrial strife. As Americans confronted the glaring disparity between democracy's promises of independence and prosperity and the grim realities of economic want
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Rosanne Currarino25 Jan 2013$22.50

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Obama, Clinton, Palin: Making History in Election 2008 by Liette Gidlow
Obama, Clinton, Palin: Making History in Election 2008

Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and Sarah Palin smashed through some of the most enduring barriers to high political office, but their exceptional candidacies did not come out of nowhere. In these timely and accessible essays, a distinguished group of historians
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Liette Gidlow31 Jan 2013$22.50

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Commemorating Hell: The Public Memory of Mittelbau-Dora by Gretchen Schafft & Gerhard Zeidler
Commemorating Hell: The Public Memory of Mittelbau-Dora

This powerful, wide-ranging history of the Nazi concentration camp Mittelbau-Dora is the first book to analyze how memory of the Third Reich evolved throughout changes in the German regime from World War II to the present. Building on intimate knowledge
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Nikkei Baseball: Japanese American Players from Immigration and Internment to the Major Leagues by Samuel O. Regalado
Nikkei Baseball: Japanese American Players from Immigration and Internment to the Major Leagues

Nikkei Baseball examines baseball's evolving importance to the Japanese American community and the construction of Japanese American identity. Originally introduced in Japan in the late 1800s, baseball was played in the United States by Japanese immigrants
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Samuel O. Regalado12 Feb 2013$22.50

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The Head in Edward Nugent's Hand: Roanoke's Forgotten Indians by Michael Leroy Oberg
The Head in Edward Nugent's Hand: Roanoke's Forgotten Indians

Examines Ralegh's plan to create an English empire in the New World but also the attempts of native peoples to make sense of the newcomers who threatened to transform their world in frightening ways.
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Michael Leroy Oberg13 Feb 2013$22.50

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No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement by Susan Goodier
No Votes for Women: The New York State Anti-Suffrage Movement

An evenhanded look at the women who fought not to vote
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Chasing Newsroom Diversity: From Jim Crow to Affirmative Action by Gwyneth Mellinger
Chasing Newsroom Diversity: From Jim Crow to Affirmative Action

Missed opportunity in the newspaper industry's diversity efforts
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Kings for Three Days: The Play of Race and Gender in an Afro-Ecuadorian Festival by Jean Muteba Rahier
Kings for Three Days: The Play of Race and Gender in an Afro-Ecuadorian Festival

A vibrant study of symbol and social significance in one of Ecuador's black populations
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Complexities and Dangers of Remembering and Forgetting in Rwanda by Olivier Nyirubugara
Complexities and Dangers of Remembering and Forgetting in Rwanda

Can a society, a culture, a country, be trapped by its own memories? The question is not easy to answer, but it would not be a bad idea to cautiously say: 'It depends'. This book is about one society - Rwanda - and its culture, traditions, identities,
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Commanding the Storm: Civil War Battles in the Words of the Generals Who Fought Them by John Richard Stephens
Commanding the Storm: Civil War Battles in the Words of the Generals Who Fought Them

From Beauregard and Custer to Lee and Sherman, twelve commanders from each side vividly describe what they and their men experienced at twelve of the war's most legendary battles from Fort Sumter to Appomattox Court House in accounts gathered from letters,

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John Richard Stephens16 Jun 2013$22.50

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Arkansas Godfather: The Story of Owney Madden and How He Hijacked Middle America by Graham Nown
Arkansas Godfather: The Story of Owney Madden and How He Hijacked Middle America

Murder, mayhem, and a love story surround a feared mob boss
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Graham Nown15 Jul 2013$22.50

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Kennedy and Reagan: Why Their Legacies Endure by Scott Farris
Kennedy and Reagan: Why Their Legacies Endure

It's been fifty years since JFK's assassination and nearly twenty since Ronald Reagan disappeared from public life. While they never ran head-to-head, they developed their legacies in competing ways and those legacies battle each other even today. The

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Scott Farris5 Oct 2013$22.50

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The Master of Game by Edward of Norwich
The Master of Game

This first paperback edition ever of the oldest English book on hunting includes a hearty introduction by Theodore Roosevelt.
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Keeping the Faith: Russian Orthodox Monasticism in the Soviet Union, 1917-1939 by Jennifer Jean Wynot
Keeping the Faith: Russian Orthodox Monasticism in the Soviet Union, 1917-1939

Wynot presents a concise history of the trials and evolution of Russian Orthodox monasteries and convents and the important roles they have played in Russian culture, both spiritually and politically, from the abortive reforms of 1905 to the Stalinist
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Jennifer Jean Wynot3 Nov 2013$22.50

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Our One Common Country: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of 1865 by James B. Conroy
Our One Common Country: Abraham Lincoln and the Hampton Roads Peace Conference of 1865

Our One Common Country explores the most critical meeting of the Civil War. Given short shrift or overlooked by many historians, the Hampton Roads Conference of 1865 was a crucial turning point in the War between the States. In this well written and

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James B. Conroy22 Nov 2013$22.50

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From Ethnic Conflict to Stillborn Reform: The Former Soviet Union and Yugoslavia by Shale Horowitz
From Ethnic Conflict to Stillborn Reform: The Former Soviet Union and Yugoslavia

In this systematic analysis of post-communist ethnic conflict, Horowitz examines the consequences for democratization and market reform in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova, Tajikistan, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, and Serbia. Use of statistical evidence
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Shale Horowitz6 Jan 2014$22.50

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The Roots of Texas Music by Lawrence Clayton
The Roots of Texas Music

This volume celebrates the diverse sources o the music of the Lone Star State by gathering chapters by specialists on each of them—specialist whose views may not have dominated the perception of Texas music to date. The result is an original look
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Lawrence Clayton15 Feb 2014$22.50

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Keepers of the Flame: NFL Films and the Rise of Sports Media by Travis Vogan
Keepers of the Flame: NFL Films and the Rise of Sports Media

How NFL Films impacted U.S. culture and turned pro football into "America's Game"
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The History of the Counts of Guines and Lords of Ardres by Lambert Ardres
The History of the Counts of Guines and Lords of Ardres

The History of the Counts of Guines and Lords of Ardres, a work made famous by Georges Duby, now appears in an expert translation by Leah Shopkow.

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Nazi Science: Myth, Truth, And The German Atomic Bomb by Mark Walker
Nazi Science: Myth, Truth, And The German Atomic Bomb

In this book, Mark Walker - a historical scholar of Nazi science - brings to light the overwhelming impact of Hitler's regime on science and, ultimately, on the pursuit of the German atomic bomb. Walker meticulously draws on hundreds of original documents
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Texas Aggies Go to War: In Service of Their Country, Expanded Edition by Henry C. Dethloff & John A. Adams
Texas Aggies Go to War: In Service of Their Country, Expanded Edition

Texas Aggies have been in the forefront of the nation's armed forces, producing more officers than any other school outside the service academies. This first-ever compilation of the Aggies' distinguished war record features stories of individual soldiers
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Henry C. Dethloff &
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Seeking Inalienable Rights: Texans and Their Quests for Justice by Debra A. Reid
Seeking Inalienable Rights: Texans and Their Quests for Justice

In essays, scholars demonstrate that the history of Texans' quests to secure inalienable rights and expand government-protected civil rights has been one of stops and starts, successes and failures, progress and retrenchment.


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Debra A. Reid17 May 2014$22.50

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Selling the American Way: U.S. Propaganda and the Cold War by Laura A. Belmonte
Selling the American Way: U.S. Propaganda and the Cold War

Selling the American Way documents how U.S. officials defined and defended the "American Way of Life" in a quest to promote democratic capitalism and discredit communism, but faced great difficulties in reconciling their symbolic America with the complex

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Laura A. Belmonte27 Jun 2014$22.50

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These Fiery Frenchified Dames: Women and Political Culture in Early National Philadelphia by Susan Branson
These Fiery Frenchified Dames: Women and Political Culture in Early National Philadelphia

Susan Branson examines the avenues through which women's presence became central to the competition for control of the nation's political life in the post-Revolutionary era.
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Susan Branson27 Jun 2014$22.50

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Religion and Profit: Moravians in Early America by Katherine Carte Engel
Religion and Profit: Moravians in Early America

Catalysts in the birth of evangelicalism, the Moravians supported their religious projects through financial savvy, a distinctive communalism at Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, and transatlantic commercial networks. This book traces the Moravians' evolving projects,
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Katherine Carte Engel4 Jul 2014$22.50

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Zamumo's Gifts: Indian-European Exchange in the Colonial Southeast by Joseph M. Hall Jr.
Zamumo's Gifts: Indian-European Exchange in the Colonial Southeast

Zamumo's Gifts traces the evolution of Indian-European exchange, from gift giving as a diplomatic tool to the trade of commodities that bound colonists and Natives in commercial relations.

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Joseph M. Hall Jr.5 Jul 2014$22.50

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Generals South, Generals North: The Commanders of the Civil War Reconsidered by Alan Axelrod
Generals South, Generals North: The Commanders of the Civil War Reconsidered

With April 12, 2011, set to mark the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War at Fort Sumter, the time is ripe for a new assessment of the conflict's most influential and controversial military leaders. Generals South, Generals North highlights

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Aces, Warriors and Wingmen: The Firsthand Accounts of Canada's Fighter Pilots in the Second World War by Wayne Ralph
Aces, Warriors and Wingmen: The Firsthand Accounts of Canada's Fighter Pilots in the Second World War

A celebration and a tribute to the warriors of the air who as young men served their country with unselfish devotion. Hear their words. Join these young Canadians in combat.

AN EXCERPT FROM THE ACCOUNT OF GROUP CAPTAIN RAYNE SCHULTZ, 410 SQUADRON.

It was

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Beneath the Dardanelles: The Australian Submarine at Gallipoli by Vecihi Basarin & Hatice Basarin
Beneath the Dardanelles: The Australian Submarine at Gallipoli

AE2's daring passage through the Dardanelles on 25 April 1915 is a success story of the Gallipoli campaign. Ordered to run amuck', for five days AE2 avoided capture before being scuttled after a skirmish with the Turkish torpedo boat Sultanhisar.
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Death in Balibo, Lies in Canberra by Desmond Ball & Hamish McDonald
Death in Balibo, Lies in Canberra

For over two decades the deaths of five newsmen in Balibo, East Timor has nagged at consciences in Australia, Britain and New Zealand. This is a story of lies that reveal the workings of a clandestine system of deceit and names those involved in a 24-year
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Rockets: Sulfur, Sputnik and scramjets by Peter Macinnis
Rockets: Sulfur, Sputnik and scramjets

A history of rockets from their early Chinese origins to their modern use in the military, space exploration and commercial peacetime use.
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Tracy: The storm that wiped out Darwin on Christmas Day 1974 by Gary McKay
Tracy: The storm that wiped out Darwin on Christmas Day 1974

The extraordinary story of the cyclone that destroyed Darwin on Christmas Eve 1974 - in the words the people who survived. Now available in B-format paperback.
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Going Back: Australian veterans return to Viet Nam by Gary McKay
Going Back: Australian veterans return to Viet Nam

Gary McKay returns to Viet Nam with a group of other veterans to record their reactions when confronted by the past - and their former enemy.
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Waltzing Matilda: The Secret History of Australia's Favourite Song by Dennis O'Keeffe
Waltzing Matilda: The Secret History of Australia's Favourite Song

An expose of two cover-ups: one the death of a swagman by a billabong; the other, a torrid affair between Banjo Paterson and his fiancee's best friend, and how the two events come together in Australia's best-loved national song. Australians know Waltzing
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Keep Your Head Down: One Commando's Brutally Honest Account of Fighting in Afghanistan by Nathan Mullins
Keep Your Head Down: One Commando's Brutally Honest Account of Fighting in Afghanistan

A brutally honest, poignant, but at times hilarious account of fighting in Afghanistan with the 2 Commando Company of the Australian Army Reserve

Nathan Mullins deployed to Afghanistan as a Special Forces Commando. Spearheading Australia's Special

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Tasmanian Devil: A Unique and Threatened Animal by David Owen & David Pemberton
Tasmanian Devil: A Unique and Threatened Animal

Fascinating new insights into the famous Australian marsupial Packed with information that has only been published in scientific journals, if ever at all, this collection of biological facts challenges the misconceptions associated with Australia's most
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The Cruel City: Is Adelaide the Murder Capital of Australia? by Stephen Orr
The Cruel City: Is Adelaide the Murder Capital of Australia?

Why is it that Adelaide, a beautiful city of churches and lush gardens, a place renowned for its support of the arts and culture, has become better known as the epicenter of some of Australia's weirdest and most brutal crimes? One of its denizens seeks
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Bravest: Australia's Greatest War Heroes and How They Won Their Medals by Robert Macklin
Bravest: Australia's Greatest War Heroes and How They Won Their Medals

From the Boer War to the war in Vietnam, Bravest tells the story of 15 Australian war heroes and how they won the highest medals awarded for bravery. The Victoria Cross is the highest award for valor that can be won by an Australian; just 97 Australians
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Fire in the Sky: The Australian Flying Corps in the First World War by Michael Molkentin
Fire in the Sky: The Australian Flying Corps in the First World War

The first book in 90 years dedicated to the daring and courage of the airmen and mechanics of the Australian Flying Corps - a tale of a war fought thousands of feet above the trenches from which only one in two emerged unscathed.
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Private Journal of a Voyage to Australia by James Bell
Private Journal of a Voyage to Australia

Though intended only for the eyes of his beloved in England, this diary written by James Bell, sailor on the voyage of the good ship Planter to Australia in 1838, provides a unique insight into the experience of sailing to Australia in the middle of the
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Born in the Cattle: Aborigines in cattle country by Ann McGrath
Born in the Cattle: Aborigines in cattle country

Born in the Cattle is a major work of social history, describing the extensive involvement of Aboriginal people in the northern cattle industry and the texture of everyday life and work in the outback north before World War II.
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Battles of Monte Cassino: The campaign and its controversies by Glyn Harper & John Tonkin-Covell
Battles of Monte Cassino: The campaign and its controversies

The first thematic analysis of the Battles of Monte Cassino brings to light new and controversial ideas and information about some of the most critical battles of the Second World War.
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Best Australian Yarns: and other true stories by Jim Haynes
Best Australian Yarns: and other true stories

An omnibus from Jim Haynes about the true essence of what makes us Australians - our yarns, collected from every walk of life.
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Jungle Warriors: From Tobruk to Kokoda and beyond, how the Australian Army became the world's most deadly jungle fighting force by Adrian Threlfall
Jungle Warriors: From Tobruk to Kokoda and beyond, how the Australian Army became the world's most deadly jungle fighting force

Australians are acknowledged as being among the best, if not the best, jungle fighters. This fascinating and revealing history explores how the Australian soldier evolved from being trained for and fighting European and desert wars, fought in open country
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Tasmania's Convicts: How Felons Built a Free Society by Alison Alexander
Tasmania's Convicts: How Felons Built a Free Society

The story of the 72,000 convicts transported to Van Diemen's Land from 1803 to 1853, and the colony they built.
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Out of Luck: Poor Australians and Social Welfare 1788-1988 by Stephen Garton
Out of Luck: Poor Australians and Social Welfare 1788-1988

Out of Luck uncovers the history of the many who have always had to struggle hard to survive in this 'lucky' country and who have seldom shared in the rewards of a well endowed society. Stephen Garton draws on the findings of social history, welfare
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For All the People: Uncovering the Hidden History of Cooperation, Cooperative Movements, and Communalism in America by John Curl
For All the People: Uncovering the Hidden History of Cooperation, Cooperative Movements, and Communalism in America

Seeking to reclaim a history that has remained largely ignored by most historians, this dramatic and stirring account examines each of the definitive American cooperative movements for social change-farmer, union, consumer, and communalist-that have been
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Interfaith Encounters in America by Kate McCarthy
Interfaith Encounters in America

From its most cosmopolitan urban centers to the rural Midwest, the United States is experiencing a rising tide of religious interest. While terrorist attacks keep Americans fixed on an abhorrent vision of militant Islam, popular films such as The Passion
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