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Navajos Wear Nikes by Jim Kristofic
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Queen Elizabeth in the Garden: A Story of Love, Rivalry, and Spectacular Gardens by Trea Martyn
Queen Elizabeth in the Garden: A Story of Love, Rivalry, and Spectacular Gardens

Taking a fresh and original approach to the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth I, this book tells the incredible story of her great passion for gardens, and how the two most powerful men in England during her reign fought a decade-long duel for their queen's
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Planning A Tragedy: The Americanization of the War in Vietnam by Larry Berman
Planning A Tragedy: The Americanization of the War in Vietnam

"Takes an historically important decision, places it in its immediate stream of policy development, perceptions and events and adds what was missing from the Pentagon Papers."-Richard E. Neustadt, Harvard University

"A thoroughly researched and highly
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Rhode Island: A History (States and the Nation) by William McLoughlin
Rhode Island: A History (States and the Nation)

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

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

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

Pause for a moment before a gallery of fading portraits, and you will sense the beginnings of Alabama's
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The Liberal Tradition in America by Louis Hartz
The Liberal Tradition in America

Hartz's influential interpretation of american political thought since the Revolution. He contends that americanca gave rise to a new concept of a liberal society, a "liberal tradition" that has been central to our experience of events both at home and
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The Cycles of American History by Jr. " Arthur M. "Schlesinger
The Cycles of American History

Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., first revealed the sequences that governed American politics over the past two centuries in The Cycles of American History. In this updated edition, the prominent political historian continues to reflect on the "recurring struggle
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To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done For America - A History by Lillian Faderman
To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done For America - A History

This landmark work of lesbian history focuses on how certain late-nineteenth-century and twentieth-century women whose lives can be described as lesbian were in the forefront of the battle to secure the rights and privileges that large numbers of Americans
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Sheba: Through the Desert in Search of the Legendary Queen by Nicholas Clapp
Sheba: Through the Desert in Search of the Legendary Queen

Three thousand years ago, a dusky queen swept into the court of King Solomon, and from that time to the present day, her tale has been told and retold. Who was this queen? Did she really exist? In a quixotic odyssey that takes him to Ethiopia, Arabia,
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Aristotle's Children by Richard E. Rubenstein
Aristotle's Children

Europe was in the long slumber of the Middle Ages, the Roman Empire was in tatters, and the Greek language was all but forgotten, until a group of twelfth-century scholars rediscovered and translated the works of Aristotle. His ideas spread like wildfire
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The Export of Communism: And the Missionary of Central Europe by Heiko Bubholz
The Export of Communism: And the Missionary of Central Europe

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

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

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

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

A splendid history... If Americans want to be convinced of the benefits of empire, as well as apprised of its costs, they need merely pick up Ferguson's dazzling book.-Weekly Standard
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Texas Ranger Tales: Stories That Need Telling by Mike Cox
Texas Ranger Tales: Stories That Need Telling

They were men who could not be stampeded, said the late Colonel Homer Garrison Jr. of the men who wore the badge of the Texas Rangers. Colonist Stephen F. Austin, during the earliest days of Anglo settlement in Texas, wrote that he would employ 10 men
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Texas Ranger Tales: Stories That Need Telling by Mike Cox
Texas Ranger Tales: Stories That Need Telling

They were men who could not be stampeded, said the late Colonel Homer Garrison Jr. of the men who wore the badge of the Texas Rangers. Colonist Stephen F. Austin, during the earliest days of Anglo settlement in Texas, wrote that he would employ 10 men
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When Darkness Falls: Tales of San Antonio Ghosts and Hauntings by Docia Shultz Williams
When Darkness Falls: Tales of San Antonio Ghosts and Hauntings

Once again, well-known ghost story writer Docia Williams brings us an all-new book about recent ghost sightings and mysterious happenings in the Alamo City. A chilling book for those wanting a guide to places where spirits are known to rendezvous or for
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Texas Tales Your Teacher Never Told You by C. F. Eckhardt
Texas Tales Your Teacher Never Told You

Charlie Eckhardt, a newspaper columnist and owner of the Lone Star Barber Shop in Seguin, Texas, spins his tales as only Charlie can. This book covers such topics as the little-known first Texas revolution and the counterrevolution of 1838-1840; the Linville
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Texas Indian Myths & Legends by Jane Arcger
Texas Indian Myths & Legends

Step into a colorful pageantry of the powerful people who once ruled and still influence the great state of Texas. From the Caddo in the Piney Woods, the Lipan Apache in the Southwest, the Wichita at the Red River, and the Comanche across the Great
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Texas Ranger Tales II by Mike Cox
Texas Ranger Tales II

Texas Ranger Tales II continues the amazing saga of the legendary Rangers with new stories that include accounts from the days when Big Foot Wallace, legendary Ranger hero, was a serious force to be reckoned with; little know but extraordinary tales of
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Mike Cox12 Jun 2013$17.99

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Texas Ranger Tales II by Mike Cox
Texas Ranger Tales II

Texas Ranger Tales II continues the amazing saga of the legendary Rangers with new stories that include accounts from the days when Big Foot Wallace, legendary Ranger hero, was a serious force to be reckoned with; little know but extraordinary tales of
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Lawmen of the Old West: The Bad Guys: The Bad Guys by Del Cain
Lawmen of the Old West: The Bad Guys: The Bad Guys

The lawmen in this book were serious offenders against the laws they had at one time sworn to uphold. Their skills were honed in range wars and family feuds and polished along the cattle trails, in the saloons and banks, and on the trains of the West.
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Singin' a Lonesome Song: Texas Prison Tales by Gary Brown
Singin' a Lonesome Song: Texas Prison Tales

These prison tales include chain-bus drivers, wild bull riders, and a prison baseball team that took on the Texas semi-pro champions in Houston's old Buff Stadium. They include inmates and prisoners of war supplying materials to the Confederate army and
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Gary Brown27 Jun 2013$17.99

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Irish Catholics in Canadian and American Historiography by Jana Berger
Irish Catholics in Canadian and American Historiography

'Tir na-Og,' the land of eternal youth, lying far out in the ocean, is a part of Irish mythology since the day the ancient legends were told for the first time. Judging from the numbers, the Irish as a people seem to have found this land on the North American
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Jana Berger22 Jul 2013$17.99

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German Reparation Issue by Heiko Bubholz
German Reparation Issue

The period of the Weimar Republic is one of the most piquant chapters in German history. Apart from the tyrannical Nazi regime it might be the most elaborated fraction of Germany's modern history. The reason appears in retrospective: the stormy times of
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Heiko Bubholz23 Jul 2013$17.99

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Cuba and the Missile Crisis: The Soviet Decision to Deploy Nuclear Missiles by Ralf Käcks
Cuba and the Missile Crisis: The Soviet Decision to Deploy Nuclear Missiles

It might perhaps be correct to say that never in history has any historical event assembled such great importance in all of its aspects, and been studied in such depth. I believe that is fully understandable, because never before had humankind been so
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Ralf Käcks23 Jul 2013$17.99

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Texas Gulag: The Chain Gang Years 1875-1925 by Gary Brown
Texas Gulag: The Chain Gang Years 1875-1925

For fifty years prison inmates in Texas were leased out to railroads, coal mines, farm plantations, and sawmill crews with terrible incidences of brutality, cruelty, injury, and death to the prisoners. It was a period in which the state prison system was
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Gary Brown26 Jul 2013$17.99

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Jon McConal's Texas by Jon McConal
Jon McConal's Texas

The native Texan writes about a wide variety of subjects including ghost, cemeteries, celebrations, pets, veterans, and personal stories.
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Was the victory over Hitler in the Great Patriotic War achieved inspite of Stalins policies ? by Maximilian Spinner
Was the victory over Hitler in the Great Patriotic War achieved inspite of Stalins policies ?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Essay aus dem Jahr 2003 im Fachbereich Geschichte - I. Weltkrieg, Weimarer Republik, Note: B+, Juniata College, PA, USA, Veranstaltung: Uncovering the Past, Sprache: Englisch.
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Thomas Löwer17 Oct 2013$17.99

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Die Judenräte (Jewish Council) by Thomas Löwer
Die Judenräte (Jewish Council)

Essay aus dem Jahr 2003 im Fachbereich Geschichte - Nationalsozialismus, II. Weltkrieg, Note: B+, Juniata College, PA, USA, Veranstaltung: The Holocaust, Sprache: Englisch.
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Liverpool's Own by Christine Dawe
Liverpool's Own

Liverpool has been the birthplace or home to literally hundreds of extraordinary men and women. In this book Christine Dawe features a great many of them - from all eras and walks of life. Locally noteworthy figures, such as Kitty Wilkinson, who started
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Black Country Ghosts by Anthony Poulton-Smith
Black Country Ghosts

Local author Anthony Poulton-Smith takes the reader on a fascinating A-Z tour of the haunted places of the Black Country. Contained within the pages of this book are strange tales of spectral sightings, active poltergeists and restless spirits appearing
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How I Didn't Become a Beatle: Liverpool in the 1950s and 60s by Brian J. Hudson
How I Didn't Become a Beatle: Liverpool in the 1950s and 60s

In the late 1950s and early 1960s Liverpool was an exciting place to be a university student. For Yorkshire-born Brian Hudson, schooled in the south of England, it was a joy to be back in the north, and on Merseyside at a time when the Cavern Club was
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Square Mile Bobbies: The City of London Police 1839-1949 by Stephen Wade
Square Mile Bobbies: The City of London Police 1839-1949

Square Mile Bobbies is a history and casebook of the City of London Police between 1839, when the force was first established after general recognistion that London was not being policed effectively, and the Second World War. During this time the City
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Hanged at Pentonville by Steve Fielding
Hanged at Pentonville

Over the years the high walls of London's Pentonville Prison have contained some of the most infamous criminals. Taking over from the dreaded Newgate Gaol at the turn of the century as the place of execution for north London and surrounding counties, over
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My Lancashire Childhood by Catherine Rothwell
My Lancashire Childhood

Catherine Rothwell grew up in Lancashire in the 1920s and 30s, and this charming account of her childhood is a valuable insight into another world. Here we read about daily life in the county, family, schooldays, cinemas, holidays on the coast and in the
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Hanged At Liverpool by Steve Fielding
Hanged At Liverpool

Over the years the high walls of Liverpool's Walton Gaol have contained some of the infamous criminals from the north of England. Fully illustrated with photographs, cuttings and engravings, this title is suitable for anyone interested in the darker side
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Hanged At Durham by Steve Fielding
Hanged At Durham

For decades the walls of Durham Gaol have contained some of the country's most infamous criminals. Until hanging was abolished in the 1960s it was also the main centre of execution for convicted killers from all over the north east. A total of 76 people
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Criminal Liverpool by Daniel K. Longman
Criminal Liverpool

Criminal Liverpool is an entertaining and informative round-up of some of the strangest, most bloodthirsty, despicable and comical crimes that took place in and around Liverpool from the Victorian era up to the mid-twentieth century. Daniel Longman's painstaking
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A Paignton Scrapbook by Peggy Parnell
A Paignton Scrapbook

Peggy Parnell has lived in Paignton all her life, and has been fascinated by the town's history for as long as she can remember. Her new book is neither a volume of old photographs nor a chronological history; rather, it's a lucky-dip into the past - telling
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Suffolk Strange But True by Robert Halliday
Suffolk Strange But True

Suffolk Strange But True illustrates and describes people, places and incidents that are unusual, odd or extraordinary. We discover the truth about 'the fasting woman of Shottisham', who was alleged not to have eaten for three months; the 'tithe war' of
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Wirral: Tragic Tales by Dan Longman
Wirral: Tragic Tales

Fresh from his researches into the dark side of Wirral's history, in his first book Criminal Wirral, Dan Longman has plunged back into a brand new selection of terrible and tragic tales. Rather than focusing on crime, he looks at accidents and disasters
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Front-Line Kent by Michael Foley
Front-Line Kent

Kent has been on England's first line of defence. Many people in the county have lived closer to the enemy in Europe than they did to London. This book delves into the long history of military Kent, from Roman forts to Martello towers, from the ambitious
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Literary Buckinghamshire by Paul Wreyford
Literary Buckinghamshire

Poet John Betjemen was not the only scribe 'beckoned out to lanes in beechy Bucks'. Many of the country's most famous writers shared his fondness for the county and sought solace within its boundaries. John Milton came herer to escape the plague in London;
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Criminal Wirral by Daniel K. Longman
Criminal Wirral

A collection of some of the strangest, most despicable and comical crimes that took place on the Wirral peninsula throughout the Victorian era and the early twentieth century. It sheds light on local causes celebres. It is suitable for those who have an
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Southend Memories by Dee Gordon
Southend Memories

Including many conversations with Southendians, this title aims to recall life in their town, during the 1950s and 60s. It focuses on social change, as well as school days, work and play, transport, and entertainment. It also includes memories of the late
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Edie's Tale: Growing Up In Darlaston by Edith Rushton
Edie's Tale: Growing Up In Darlaston

A personal memoir of an ordinary working-class woman who grew up in the back streets of Darlaston between the wars. Illustrated with family photos and 25 images of between-the-wars Darlaston, this book captures the spirit of an era.
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Infamous Cheshire by Bob Burrows
Infamous Cheshire

Explores the darker side of the Cheshire county, where murders in sleepy villages, royal scandals ancient and modern and the antics of showbiz personalities reveal that all is not as tranquil as it may seem.
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Veterans' Voices: Coventry's Unsung Heroes of the Second World War by Caroline Freeman-Cuerden
Veterans' Voices: Coventry's Unsung Heroes of the Second World War

Turning the focus away from the city itself, Caroline Freeman-Cuerden has listened to the memories of 23 veterans, just a few of the thousands of Coventry men and women who served and fought in World War II. Their stories are recounted here in their own
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Derbyshire's Own by Nicola Rippon
Derbyshire's Own

Did you know that Derbyshire can boast at least three Nobel Laureates and numerous Olympians? That Catherine Booth, co-founder of the Salvation Army, was born in Ashbourne? This book features more than 100 of the most interesting and influential people
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Aintree Days by Alexander Tulloch
Aintree Days

Presents an autobiographical account of Alexander Tulloch. This book recounts his life in Liverpool from 1945 to 1962, when he was growing up with his sister, parents and grandparents in a small terraced house in Aintree. It is also accompanied by an atmospheric
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Hertfordshire A to Z by Pamela Shields
Hertfordshire A to Z

Home to many 'firsts', such as the English Pope, the Garden City and the New Town, Hertfordshire was also home to many famous people, from King Offa to Laurence Olivier, George Orwell, Graham Greene and Henry Moore. Suitable for residents, visitors and
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Country Boy: Growing Up in Norfolk 1940-60 by Colin Miller
Country Boy: Growing Up in Norfolk 1940-60

Colin Miller chronicles developments of the 1940s and 50s through the eyes of a Norfolk schoolboy and teenager.
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The Day Peace Broke Out: The VE-Day Experience by Mike Brown
The Day Peace Broke Out: The VE-Day Experience

Mike Brown examines the milestone events that led to the nation's progressive change of heart from paranoia and defeatism in the early years of World War II, to the growing confidence that followed El Alamein in 1942. - See more at: http://www.thehist
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Harrow A to Z by Don Walter
Harrow A to Z

Harrow A to Z is for anyone interested in the borough's local history. Twenty-six entertaining subjects are covered, from archery to Zeppelins, including along the way personalities, buildings, local institutions and industries. The book is fully illustrated
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Tales of London's Docklands by Henry T. Bradford
Tales of London's Docklands

Presents an anthology of true stories, drawn from the author's personal experience as a Registered Docker in the Port of London. This work is an attempt to preserve the memories of day to day life of the docklands in the past. It is of interest to those
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The Green Man in Britain by Fran Doel & Geoff Doel
The Green Man in Britain

The Green Man has many facets, many dimensions. He peers through his leaf mask in hundreds of church misericords and stone carvings. His innate link with the changing seasons and fertility is revealed in the medieval poem Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
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The Will To Survive: Three and a Half Years as a Prisoner of the Japanese by Arthur Godman
The Will To Survive: Three and a Half Years as a Prisoner of the Japanese

Taken prisoner after the fall of Singapore in 1942, Arthur Godman spent the next three and a half years on the Burma-Siam railway, living in camps along the River Kwai. Like other PoWs, he experienced disease and malnutrition and witnessed the painful
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Children of Bethnal Green by Doris M. Bailey
Children of Bethnal Green

Bethnal Green is at the heart of London's East End, infamous as the stamping ground of gangland bosses the Kray Twins. In this book the world of Bethnal Green's back streets in the 1920s, 1930s and during the Second World War is vividly recalled including
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Got Any Gum Chum: The GIs in World War II by Helen D. Milligate
Got Any Gum Chum: The GIs in World War II

An insight into the impact Gis had on the British during the Second World War - from stockings to gum.
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In the Highest Traditions of the Royal Navy: The Life of Captain John Leach MVO DSO by Matthew B. Wills
In the Highest Traditions of the Royal Navy: The Life of Captain John Leach MVO DSO

On 10 December 1941, the Royal Navy battleship HMS Prince of Wales was sunk by Japanese bombers in the South China Sea. Amongst the several hundred men who went down with her was her Captain, John Leach, who had fought against frightful odds and to the
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The History of Saudi Arabia by Alexei Vassiliev
The History of Saudi Arabia

How has Saudi Arabia managed to maintain its Arab and Islamic values while at the same time adopting Western technology and a market economy? How have its hereditary leaders, who govern with a mixture of political pragmatism and religious zeal, managed
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Storming the Eagle's Nest: Hitler's War in the Alps by Jim Ring
Storming the Eagle's Nest: Hitler's War in the Alps

From the Fall of France in June 1940 to Hitler's suicide in April 1945, the swastika flew from the peaks of the High Savoy in the western Alps to the passes above Ljubljana in the east. The Alps as much as Berlin were the heart of the Third Reich.

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Gloucester Murder & Crime by Jill Evans
Gloucester Murder & Crime

This chilling collection of cases delves into the villainous deeds that have taken place in Gloucester during its long history. Among those featured are a French sailor stabbed to death outside a Gloucester pub, a boy drowned in the Gloucester and Berkeley
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Peacemaking, 1919 by Harold Nicolson
Peacemaking, 1919

'Of all branches of human endeavour, diplomacy is the most protean.' That is how Harold Nicolson begins this book. It is an apt opening. The Paris Conference of 1919, attended by thirty-two nations, had the supremely challenging task of attempting to

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Blackpool at War: A History of the Flyde Coast during the Second World War by John Ellis
Blackpool at War: A History of the Flyde Coast during the Second World War

Although it escaped bombing raids, Blackpool played an important rolle in the Second World War as a centre for training - with numerous airfields and factories surrounding the area. This book is the first to offer a dedicated history of the town in the
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The Quack Doctor: Historical Remedies For All Your Ills by Caroline Rance
The Quack Doctor: Historical Remedies For All Your Ills

From the harangues of mountebanks to the dubious advertisements in Victorian newspapers, quackery sports a colourful history. Featuring entertaining advertisements from historical newspapers, this book investigates the inventive ways in which quack remedies
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Skipping to School: Memories of a Liverpool Girlhood, 1937-1948 by Doris Calder
Skipping to School: Memories of a Liverpool Girlhood, 1937-1948

Skipping to School is the true story of a childhood spent in Liverpool before, during and after the Second World War. It recalls the fabric of everyday life on the home front and the impact of war on both family life and the local community. At home in
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The Severn Tsunami? The Story of Britain's Greatest Natural Disaster by Mike Hall
The Severn Tsunami? The Story of Britain's Greatest Natural Disaster

On 30 January 1607 a huge wave, over 7m high, swept up the River Severn, flooding the land on either side. The wall of water reached as far in land as Bristol and Cardiff. It swept away everything in its path, devastating communities and killing thousands
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They Did Not Grow Old: Teenage Conscripts on the Western Front 1918 by Tim Lynch
They Did Not Grow Old: Teenage Conscripts on the Western Front 1918

in June 1918, 130 teenagers arrived in France as just another draft of replacements among the thousands sent to reinforce the British Expeditionary Force on the Western Front. Within the next five months, one in four would be dead, over half of them wounded.
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Madam Ataturk: The First Lady of Modern Turkey by Ipek Calislar
Madam Ataturk: The First Lady of Modern Turkey

Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is hailed as one of the most charismatic political leaders of the twentieth century, but little is known today about his one and only wife, Latife Hanim. A multilingual intellectual educated at the Sorbonne, Latife's marriage to Atatürk
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Capital of Discontent by Eric J. Hewitt
Capital of Discontent

The Industrial Revolution was a period of exceptional change for the whole of Britain, not only in technology but in law and order as well. However, in Manchester, 'capital of discontent', events related to the Plug Plots, Peterloo and the Chartists created
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Farewell to the Horses by Robert Elverstone
Farewell to the Horses

Cady Hoyte, like many other young lads of his generation, proudly joined the army in 1915 to fight for his King and Country. From the Warwickshire town of Nuneaton, he joined the Warwickshire Yeomanry as a gunner in the Machine Gun Corps and quickly found
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The River Hamble by David Chun
The River Hamble

The Hamble rises at Bishop's Waltham in Hampshire and flows into Southampton Water. It is a relatively small river but it has an interesting and varied history. Above Botley the Hamble powered a number of mills, and in the seventeenth century plans to
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Yours Ever, Charlie': A Worcestershire Soldier's Journey to Gallipoli by Ann Crowther & Al Murray
Yours Ever, Charlie': A Worcestershire Soldier's Journey to Gallipoli

Yours Ever, Charlie' is the fascinating account of Charles Crowther, one of many British men who volunteered to fight for king and country in the First World War. When Charles was volunteered he was almost forty-three and devoted to his family; this book
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1943: The Victory That Never Was by John Grigg
1943: The Victory That Never Was

On June 6 1944 - 'D-Day' - Allied troops landed in France, opening a way to eventual victory. In this provocative reappraisal of the Second World War, John Grigg suggests that the Allied invasion could have been launched successfully in the previous year,

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A Grim Almanac of Shropshire by Samantha Lyon
A Grim Almanac of Shropshire

A Grim Almanac of Shropshire is a day-by-day catalogue of 366 macabre moments from the county's past. Featured here are such diverse tales as mining disasters, suicides, miscarriages of justice, axe murders, executions and tragic accidents, including the
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Voices of Stanley by Jo Bath
Voices of Stanley

Voices of Stanley is a remarkable compilation of extracts drawn from the extensive Beamish Museum Oral History collection, recalling life in the area between 1880 and 1950. Vivid memories are recounted, including childhood and schooldays, work and play,
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Blitz Boy: An Evacuee's Story by Alf Townsend
Blitz Boy: An Evacuee's Story

Blitz Boy is a fascinating recollection of life in the Blitz and of evacuation to Cornwall. Charismatic author Alf Townsend tells the harrowing and touching tale of what it was like for a young inner-city child to suffer the trials of war at first hand.
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SOE's Ultimate Deception: Operation Periwig by Fredric Boyce
SOE's Ultimate Deception: Operation Periwig

In the closing months of the Second World War, General Eisenhower exhorted the Western Allied forces to redouble their efforts to break the German will to resist. In considering this appeal, General Gubbins, whose Special Operations Executive was making
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Fredric Boyce21 Jan 2014$18.94

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The Forgotten Battle of 1066, Fulford by Charles Jones
The Forgotten Battle of 1066, Fulford

A history of the forgotten third battle of 1066, the battlefield of which until recently remained undiscovered. Three weeks and three days before the epic clash at Hastings in 1066 between Harold II and William of Normandy, a battle of the same size and
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Byzantium: A History by John F. Haldon
Byzantium: A History

John Haldon's beautifully illustrated book tracks the checkered history of an oriental enigma, a 'lost empire' which stood for 1,000 years against the might of Islam. He retells the story of the cycle of conquest and re-conquest of its lands by Goths,
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The Norwich Plaque Guide by Michael Chandler
The Norwich Plaque Guide

The Norwich Plaque Guide includes handy maps and photographs, this illustrated guide tells the story behind the many and varied plaques to be found adorning buildings, monuments and statues around the city of Norwich. This is a unique publication, featuring
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Oceans Apart: Stories of Overseas Evacuees in World War Two by Penny Starns
Oceans Apart: Stories of Overseas Evacuees in World War Two

From May 1940 many British parents moved their children to safety abroad to Australia, South Africa, Canada and New Zealand. Over 200,000 applications had been made by the time the scheme closed just four months later, and these 'Seavacs' as they became
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Manchester at War, 1939-45: The People's Story by Graham Phythian
Manchester at War, 1939-45: The People's Story

This book is a remarkable and moving account of life on the home front in Manchester during the Second World War. Based on transcripts of recorded interviews with senior civilians and former members of the Armed Services, this book provides a first-hand
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A Tommy in the Family: First World War Family History Tales and Research Tips by Keith Gregson
A Tommy in the Family: First World War Family History Tales and Research Tips

Genealogist and historian Keith Gregson takes the reader on a whistle-stop tour of First World War family stories, from the heart-warming to the tear-jerking. The entries tell the story behind each discovery and then offer an insight into how the researcher
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Helen Suzman: Bright Star in a Dark Chamber: The Biography by Robin Renwick
Helen Suzman: Bright Star in a Dark Chamber: The Biography

Helen Suzman was the voice of South Africa's conscience during the darkest days of apartheid. She stood alone in parliament, confronted by a legion of highly chauvinist male politicians. Armed with the relentless determination and biting wit for which
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History's Daughter: A Memoir from the only child of Terence MacSwiney by Maire MacSwiney Brugha
History's Daughter: A Memoir from the only child of Terence MacSwiney

Máire MacSwiney Brugha is the only child of Terence MacSwiney, one of the greatest figures in Ireland's history, who died after seventy-three days on hunger strike in Brixton Prison on 25 October 1920. His death became worldwide news. MacSwiney is reputed
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War Classics: The Remarkable Memoir of Scottish Scholar Christina Keith on the Western Front by Flora Johnston
War Classics: The Remarkable Memoir of Scottish Scholar Christina Keith on the Western Front

Christina Keith came from the small town of Thurso on the far north coast of Scotland. Highly intelligent and ambitious, she became a lecturer in Classics at a time when that was still a brave and unusual choice for a woman. Towards the end of the First
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The Battle of Montevideo: Celtic Under Siege by Brian Belton
The Battle of Montevideo: Celtic Under Siege

The 1967 World Club Championship decider between Celtic and Racing Club of Buenos Aires was one of the most violent and controversial matches of all time. Three Celtic players and two from Racing Club were sent off in total. A fourth Celtic player was
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Debunking History: 150 Popular Myths Exploded by Ed Rayner & Ron Stapeley
Debunking History: 150 Popular Myths Exploded

History is full of myths, legends, fables, folklore, misinformation and misconceptions. Whether they have come about inadvertently or deliberately, many have become part of the public imagination. This book presents some of the popular of these myths from
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Bannockburn 1314: A New History by Chris Brown
Bannockburn 1314: A New History

Bannockburn 1314 is a history of the most celebrated battle between Scotland and England, in which a mere 7,000 followers of Robert the Bruce defeated more than 15,000 of Edward II's troops. The Battle of Bannockburn, fought over two days on 23 and 24
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Terence MacSwiney: The Hunger Strike that Rocked an Empire by Dave Hannigan
Terence MacSwiney: The Hunger Strike that Rocked an Empire

At the end of his court-martial on August 16th, 1920, Terence MacSwiney, the Lord Mayor of Cork, greeted his sentence of two years in jail by declaring: ‘I have decided the term of my imprisonment … I shall be free, alive or dead, within a month.'
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Patrick Bronte: Father of Genius by Dudley Green
Patrick Bronte: Father of Genius

Patrick Bronte (1777-1861) was the father of the famous 'Bronte Sisters,' Anne, Charlotte and Emily, three of Victorian England's greatest novelists, but he was a fascinating man in his own right and not nearly such an unsympathetic character as Elizabeth
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Dudley Green26 Jun 2014$18.94

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Churchill's German Army by Helen Fry
Churchill's German Army

Presents the story of the 10,000 Germans and Austrians who fled Nazi persecution and joined the British forces in their fight against Hitler during the Second World War. This title documents the stories of those who fought for King and adopted country
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Jewish Brigade: An Army with Two Masters 1944-45 by Morris Beckman
Jewish Brigade: An Army with Two Masters 1944-45

A brigade was formed in 1944 as part of the British Army and fought with distinction in Italy. It was the first all Jewish 'army', and knowledge of its existence and its role in defeating the Nazis gave an immense boost to Jews everywhere. After the war
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1970s London: Discovering the Capital by Alec Forshaw
1970s London: Discovering the Capital

Following a sheltered childhood and a sequestered education in Cambridge, and having missed out on the swinging sixties, Alec Forshaw was ready for a dose of the wider world. London in the early 1970s was where the lights shone brightest. In reality, it
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Every Dark Hour: A History of Kilmainham Jail by Niamh O'Sullivan
Every Dark Hour: A History of Kilmainham Jail

Kilmainham Jail is perhaps the most important building in modern Irish history. A place of incarceration since its construction in the late eighteenth century, it housed a succession of petty criminals, including sheep rustlers and, during the Famine,
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If It Moves, Salute It! Confessions of a 1950s Royal Navy Conscript by Michael Perris
If It Moves, Salute It! Confessions of a 1950s Royal Navy Conscript

If It Moves, Salute It relays the uproarious experiences of a young man in the navy during the twilight years of National Service, the late 1950s. A series of encounters help to influence his progress from raw recruit to reluctant adulthood, encompassing
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Now the War is Over: A Social History of Britain, 1945?1951 by Paul Addison
Now the War is Over: A Social History of Britain, 1945?1951

'An excellent book.' Angus Calder, London Review of Books First published in 1985, based on an acclaimed BBC TV series, Paul Addison's Now The War is Over examines the great changes in British society that followed hard upon what had been the most destructive
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The Lost Novel of F W Harvey: A War Romance by F. W. Harvey
The Lost Novel of F W Harvey: A War Romance

Published to coincide with performances of the play 'Will Harvey's War' at the Everyman Theatre in Cheltenham from 30th July to 2nd August 2014. Part of the Gloucestershire Remembers World War I programme. Discovered only recently, this unpublished novel
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Britain and Joseph Chamberlain by Michael Balfour
Britain and Joseph Chamberlain

After all the endeavours that combined to make Britain the first great industrial nation, that dominant position was then relinquished. Joseph Chamberlain (1836-1914), the driven and self-made Birmingham businessman who shifted his energies formidably
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Shropshire Railways by Geoff Cryer
Shropshire Railways

An examination of four hundred years of railways in Shropshire, from the primitive wagonways of the pre-railway age to the county's current rail network and services. Fully illustrated with almost two hundred monochrome and colour photos, Shropshire Railways
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The Race for the Rhine Bridges 1940, 1944, 1945 by Alexander McKee
The Race for the Rhine Bridges 1940, 1944, 1945

The River Rhine and its delta in Holland, protecting Germany's vital industrial area of the Ruhr, helped dictate the course of events in three land campaigns of the Second World War. Some towns and bridges were so important that they were fought over two
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Our Street: A Chronicle Written in the Heart of Fascist Germany by Jan Petersen
Our Street: A Chronicle Written in the Heart of Fascist Germany

If ever a book had an unusual genesis. It belongs to that hybrid category 'faction', but the choice wasn't a literary contrivance, it was dictated by life-threatening circumstances. In the author's own words: 'I know what will happen to me if I fall into
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Landlords to London: The Story of a Capital and Its Growth by Simon Jenkins
Landlords to London: The Story of a Capital and Its Growth

Landlords to London was originally published in 1975, the first book by Simon Jenkins, later to be editor of the London Evening Standard and the Times, and in 2008 the Chairman on the National Trust. The book is a collective biography of the men who mapped
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D-Day Diary: Life on the Front Line in the Second World War by Carol Harris
D-Day Diary: Life on the Front Line in the Second World War

6 June 1944 is one of the most memorable dates of the Second World War. It marked the beginning of the end of the conflict as Allied forces invaded Normandy and fought their way into Nazi-occupied Europe. Operation Overlord, as the invasion was codenamed,
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Voices of Geordie Childhood: Growing Up in Tyne and Wear by Jo Bath
Voices of Geordie Childhood: Growing Up in Tyne and Wear

Voices of Geordie Childhood is a remarkable compilation of oral history extracts drawn from the extensive Beamish Museum Audio Archive, recalling what childhood was like as recalled by over one hundred Tynesiders born at the turn of the century. Vivid
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A 1950s Holiday in Bognor Regis by Sylvia Endacott & Shirley Lewis
A 1950s Holiday in Bognor Regis

Bognor boasts a top spot in the national sunshine league, and has always provided all the attributes for a charming seaside resort. According to a 1950s town guide, 'few are the resorts anywhere which vie with Bognor Regis for sand and bathing'. Many people
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Wooden Fishing Boats of Scotland by James A. Pottinger
Wooden Fishing Boats of Scotland

With the gradual phasing out of wooden fishing boats in Scotland it is timely to record some of these handsome vessels. The general opinion is that in the era 1960-80 builders produced some of the most shapely and graceful craft, a testament to the skill
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Malcolm: Soldier, Diplomat, Ideologue of British India by John Malcolm
Malcolm: Soldier, Diplomat, Ideologue of British India

Highly regarded in India to this day, Sir John Malcolm is remarkably little known in his native Scotland. This book describes his extraordinary journey from humble origins to become a leading player in the transformation of the East India Company from
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Smersh: Stalin's Secret Weapon by Vadim Birstein
Smersh: Stalin's Secret Weapon

SMERSH is the award-winning account of the top-secret counterintelligence organisation that dealt with Stalin's enemies from within the shadowy recesses of Soviet government. As James Bond's nemesis in Ian Fleming's novels, SMERSH and its operatives were
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Capri: Island of Pleasure by James Money
Capri: Island of Pleasure

The air of Capri has had an extraordinary effect on many remarkable people down the centuries - as if the island had come to the collective decision that it was made for pleasure, a commodity that foreign visitors have always found there in spades. It
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Great War Britain: Shropshire: Remembering 1914-18 by Janet Doody
Great War Britain: Shropshire: Remembering 1914-18

The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Shropshire offers an intimate portrayal of the county and its people living in the shadow of the 'war to end all wars'. A beautifully
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Great War Britain Birmingham: Remembering 1914-1918 by Sian Roberts
Great War Britain Birmingham: Remembering 1914-1918

The First World War claimed over 995,000 British lives, and its legacy continues to be remembered today. Great War Britain: Birmingham offers an intimate portrayal of the city and its people living in the shadow of the 'war to end all wars'. A beautifully
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German Assault Troops of the First World War: Stosstrupptaktik - The First Stormtroopers by Stephen Bull
German Assault Troops of the First World War: Stosstrupptaktik - The First Stormtroopers

To many it would later seem as if the rule book of war had been torn up and thrown away. The First World War is usually characterised as a static war of attrition, but by its end a new doctrine of fire and movement emerged with the squad as the key tactical
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Britain in India, 1858 1947 by Lionel Knight
Britain in India, 1858 1947

‘Britain in India, 1858–1947' seeks to trace the last 90 years of British rule in the light of modern historical debates. The volume examines the ambiguities of British rule that followed from the post-Mutiny settlement: the tensions between
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The Conservative Party From Peel to Major by Robert Blake
The Conservative Party From Peel to Major

There was no more appropriate person to write this book. Robert Blake was the doyen of Tory historians being most famous for his unsurpassed biography of Disraeli (to be reissued in Faber Finds). His history of the Conservative Party was first published
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Calcutta by Geoffrey Moorhouse
Calcutta

In the foreword to the first edition Geoffrey Moorhouse wrote: 'In a sense, the story of Calcutta is the story of India . . . It is the story of how and why Empire was created and what happened when Empire finished . . . The imperial residue of Calcutta,
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Horse Power and Magic by George Ewart Evans
Horse Power and Magic

The pioneering oral historian, George Ewart Evans, began to record the farming ways of East Anglia in the 1950s by listening to old men and women whose memories went back more than fifty or sixty years. Many were agricultural labourers, born before the
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Britain by Mass Observation
Britain

Britain, although not the first Mass Observation title, was the one that made its name. Britain was published as Penguin Special and is reported as selling over 100, 000 in ten days. It was published in January 1939, and seventy years on Faber Finds are
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Roads to Ruin: The Shocking History of Social Reform by E. S. Turner
Roads to Ruin: The Shocking History of Social Reform

'It is a salutary thing to look back at some of the reforms which have long been an accepted part of our life, and to examine the opposition, usually bitter and often bizarre, sometimes dishonest but all too often honest, which had to be countered by the
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What the Butler Saw: Two Hundred and Fifty Years of the Servant Problem by E. S. Turner
What the Butler Saw: Two Hundred and Fifty Years of the Servant Problem

'A book which goes on a special shelf in my library.' P.G. Wodehouse What the Butler Saw (1962) is one of E.S. Turner's most pertinent and illuminating 'social histories', an exploration of the 'upstairs/downstairs' relationship across three centuries
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Tig's Boys: Letters to Sir from the Trenches by David Hilliam
Tig's Boys: Letters to Sir from the Trenches

The Lost Generation of the First World War were boys who had barely left school before they found themselves living in trenches, drowning in mud and living in constant fear of death. This unique collection of letters from a group of schoolboys who attended
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Lost Battlefields of Britain by Martin Hackett
Lost Battlefields of Britain

The British Isles have witnessed hundreds of battles in 2000 years of history. Some are well known, due to their far-reaching consequences, sheer scale of the involvement of famous protagonists. Others, however, have never been properly investigated. In
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God and Race in American Politics: A Short History by Mark A. Noll
God and Race in American Politics: A Short History

Religion has been a powerful political force throughout American history. When race enters the mix the results have been some of our greatest triumphs as a nation--and some of our most shameful failures. In this important book, Mark Noll, one of the most
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Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow by Jacqueline Jones
Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow

A powerful account of the changing role of American black women in the labor force and in the family.
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Hiking the Road to Ruins: Day Trips and Camping Adventures to Iron Mines, Old Military Sites, and Things Abandoned in the New Yo by David A. Steinberg
Hiking the Road to Ruins: Day Trips and Camping Adventures to Iron Mines, Old Military Sites, and Things Abandoned in the New Yo

In this user-friendly, beautifully illustrated, and occasionally eccentric guidebook, David A. Steinberg blazes the trail to more than twenty unusual landmarks and hard-to-find destinationsâ€Â"all within a two-hour drive of New York City. Geared for
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SURGE: A MILITARY HISTORY: A Military History by Kimberly Kagan
SURGE: A MILITARY HISTORY: A Military History

Understanding the role of combat in the Iraq war is essential for both the American people and the U.S. military. Recognizing the objectives of both sides and the plans developed to attain those objectives provides the context for understanding the war.
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Deckhand: Life on Freighters of the Great Lakes by Nelson Haydamacker & Alan D. Millar
Deckhand: Life on Freighters of the Great Lakes

Long before popular television shows such as Dirty Jobs and The Deadliest Catch, everyday men and women---the unsung heroes of the job world---toiled in important but mostly anonymous jobs. One of those jobs was deckhand on the ore boats. With numerous
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Circus and Carnival Ballyhoo: Sideshow Freaks, Jabbers and Blade Box Queens by A. W. Stencell
Circus and Carnival Ballyhoo: Sideshow Freaks, Jabbers and Blade Box Queens

From Lentini the three-legged man and Siamese twins to equipment caravans and big top architects, this captivating collection lifts the striped curtain to reveal the larger-than-life world of circuses, carnivals, and freak shows in post-World War II America.
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Bleeding Afghanistan: Washington, Warlords, and the Propaganda of Silence by Sonali Kolhatkar & James Ingalls
Bleeding Afghanistan: Washington, Warlords, and the Propaganda of Silence

In the years following 9/11, U.S. policy in Afghanistan has received little scrutiny, either from the media or the public. Despite official claims of democracy and women's freedom, Afghanistan has yet to emerge from the ashes of decades-long war. Through
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Vaccine A: The Covert Government Experiment That's Killing Our Soldiers - and Why GI's Are Only the First Victims by Gary Matsumoto
Vaccine A: The Covert Government Experiment That's Killing Our Soldiers - and Why GI's Are Only the First Victims

In this provocative look at the US military from the Persian Gulf War through the 2003 invasion of Iraq, investigative journalist Gary Matsumoto contends that an anthrax vaccine dispensed by the Department of Defense was the cause of Gulf War Syndrome
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The Long Road to Baghdad: A History of U.S. Foreign Policy from the 1970s to the Present by Lloyd C. Gardner
The Long Road to Baghdad: A History of U.S. Foreign Policy from the 1970s to the Present

A sweeping and authoritative narrative, The Long Road to Baghdad places the Iraq War in the context of U.S. foreign policy since Vietnam, casting the conflict as a chapter in a much broader story of American diplomatic and military moves in the region.
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Knight's Cross Panzers: The German 35th Tank Regiment in World War II by Hans Schäufler
Knight's Cross Panzers: The German 35th Tank Regiment in World War II

Join the German soldiers of the 35th Tank Regiment as they drive their tanks into battle from the beginning of World War II to the very end. As part of the 4th Panzer Division, the regiment invaded Poland in 1939, France in 1940, and Russia in 1941. It
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Religion in American Politics: A Short History by Frank Lambert
Religion in American Politics: A Short History

The delegates to the 1787 Constitutional Convention blocked the establishment of Christianity as a national religion. But they could not keep religion out of American politics. From the election of 1800, when Federalist clergymen charged that deist Thomas
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SEAL of Honor by Gary Williams
SEAL of Honor

Lt. Michael Patrick Murphy, commander of Navy SEAL Team 10, posthumously received the Congressional Medal of Honor for his heroic actions on 28 June 2005 during a fierce battle with Taliban fighters in the remote mountains of eastern Afghanistan. Michael
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A History of Japan by Richard Mason & John Caiger
A History of Japan

A fascinating look at Japan from its early pre-history through the post-cold War period to the collapse of the Bubble Economy in the early 1990's. Recent findings shed additional light on the origins of Japanese civilization and the birth of Japanese culture.
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Richard Mason &
John Caiger
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The Handy President's Answer Book by David L. Hudson
The Handy President's Answer Book

Offering an engaging overview of the U.S. presidency and all past presidents, this valuable tome asks a variety of questions, from the trivial to the topical, that further expands one's understanding of America's highest office. With an intriguing range
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A People's History of World War II by Marc Favreau
A People's History of World War II

The most destructive war in human history World War II continues to generate an astonishingly rich trove of historical material writings and first-person recollections which are essential to any appreciation of this most pivotal of historical events.

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Finding Amelia by Ric Gillespie
Finding Amelia

In the seventy years since the disappearance of Amelia Earhart and her navigator Fred Noonan during a flight over the Central Pacific, their fate has remained one of history's most debated mysteries. Dozens of books have offered a variety of so
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Navigating the Seven Seas by Melvin Sr. Williams & Melvin Williams Jr.
Navigating the Seven Seas

Two high-achieving African-Americans in the U.S. Navy share their leadership experiences over nearly sixty consecutive years of service. Melvin G. Williams Sr. served in the Navy from 1951 to 1978 with a final assignment as a Command Master Chief. Hi
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The Studs Terkel Reader by Studs Terkel
The Studs Terkel Reader

With a foreword by Robert Coles and a preface by Calvin Trillin.

The Studs Terkel Reader: My American Century collects the best interviews from eight of Terkel's classic oral histories together with his wonderful original introduction

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The Good War by Studs Terkel
The Good War

The Good War for which Terkel won the Pulitzer Prize is a testament not only to the experience of war but to the extraordinary skill of Terkel as interviewer. As always Terkel's subjects are open and unrelenting in their analyses of themselves and their
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The Night Wanderers by Wojciech Jagielski
The Night Wanderers

On an average night in northern Uganda, tens of thousands of children head for the city centers to avoid capture by the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA). They find refuge on the floors of aid agencies or in the streets. In recent years, the civil society was
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From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend by Priscilla Murolo & A. B. Chitty
From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend

Hailed in a starred Publishers Weekly review as a work of "impressive even-handedness and analytic acuity . . . that gracefully handles a broad range of subject matter," From the Folks Who Brought You the Weekend is the first comprehensive look at
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The Awful Grace of God by Stuart Wexler & Larry Hancock
The Awful Grace of God

The Awful Grace of God chronicles a multi-year effort to kill Martin Luther King Jr. by a group of the nation's most violent right-wing extremists. Impeccably researched and thoroughly documented, this examines figures like Sam Bowers, head of the White
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Larry Hancock
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Cyclops in the Jungle: A One-Eyed LRP in Vietnam by Staff Sergeant David P. Walker (Ret. )
Cyclops in the Jungle: A One-Eyed LRP in Vietnam

In January 1968, barely a month after arriving in Vietnam, Dave Walker received a debilitating shrapnel wound to his eye. Medically discharged and sent home, Walker-now missing an eye-maneuvered his way back into the army and back to Vietnam in 1970, where
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Red Hand: American by Blood by Robert Henri Ross
Red Hand: American by Blood

As the warriors rode into camp covered with the blood of the 7th Cavalry, the Sioux princess held her new born high into the air. He would be a witness to this victory; he would remember his legacy. She would call him Red Hand. Beginning in the 1870's,
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Luftwaffe Fighter Ace: From the Eastern Front to the Defense of the Homeland by Norbert Hanning
Luftwaffe Fighter Ace: From the Eastern Front to the Defense of the Homeland

An action-packed memoir of aerial combat inside the cockpits of Bf 109, Fw 190, and Me 262 fighters. Includes candid photos taken by the author himself.
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The Siegfried Line: The German Defense of the West Wall, September - December 1944 by Samuel W. Mitcham Jr.
The Siegfried Line: The German Defense of the West Wall, September - December 1944

Built as a series of forts, bunkers, and tank traps, the West Wall--known as the Siegfried Line to the Allies--stretched along Germany's western border. After D-Day in June 1944, as the Allies raced across France and threatened to pierce into the Reich,
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The Poison King by Adrienne Mayor
The Poison King

Machiavelli praised his military genius. European royalty sought out his secret elixir against poison. His life inspired Mozart's first opera, while for centuries poets and playwrights recited bloody, romantic tales of his victories, defeats, intrigues,

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Muddling Through: The Remarkable Story of the Barr Colonists by Lynne Bowen
Muddling Through: The Remarkable Story of the Barr Colonists

Muddling Through
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Descent into Darkness by USN Edward C. C. Raymer
Descent into Darkness

On December 7, 1941, as the great battleships Arizona, Oklahoma, and Utah lie paralyzed and burning in the aftermath of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, a crack team of U.S. Navy salvage divers headed by Edward C. Raymer are hurriedly flown to
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A Secret Life by Benjamin Weiser
A Secret Life

For almost a decade, Col. Ryszard Kuklinski betrayed the Communist leadership of Poland, cooperating with the CIA in one of the most extraordinary human intelligence operations of the Cold War. Now that Poland is free, a riddle remains: Was Kuklinski a
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The Handy Presidents Answer Book by David L. L. Hudson Jr.
The Handy Presidents Answer Book

Offering an engaging overview of the U.S. presidency and all past presidents, this valuable tome asks a variety of questions, from the trivial to the topical, that further expands one's understanding of America's highest office. With an intriguing range

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David L. L. Hudson Jr.18 May 2012$18.95

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1920 by David Pietrusza
1920

A vivid portrait of the election that shaped modern America
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The Palmetto State by Jack Bass & W. Scott Poole
The Palmetto State

A concise approach to the major themes and events that define contemporary South Carolina
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Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do by Studs Terkel
Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do

WITH A NEW FOREWORD BY ADAM COHEN OF THE NEW YORK TIMES

Perhaps Studs Terkel's best-known book, Working is a compelling look at jobs and the people who do them. Consisting of over one hundred interviews with everyone from a gravedigger to a studio

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The Last Lincoln Conspirator: John Surratt's Flight from the Gallows by Andrew Jampoler
The Last Lincoln Conspirator: John Surratt's Flight from the Gallows

Despite all that has been written about the April 1865 assassination of President Abraham Lincoln, the story of John Surratt—the only conspirator who got away—remains untold and largely unknown. The capture and shooting of John Wilkes Booth
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Lessons in the Art of War: Martial Strategies for the Successful Fighter by Martina Sprague
Lessons in the Art of War: Martial Strategies for the Successful Fighter

War is a human activity, not one that is limited by geographic location. And the principles of war are the same, regardless of place or number of participants. An army of ten thousand engaged in battle uses the same basic strategies that two people in
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A Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution by Samar Yazbek
A Woman in the Crossfire: Diaries of the Syrian Revolution

A devastating and personal first-hand account of the ongoing uprising in Syria from a prominent Syrian journalist now in hiding
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Big History: From the Big Bang to the Present by Cynthia Stokes Brown
Big History: From the Big Bang to the Present

When it was first published to rave reviews in 2007, Big History quickly became one of the foundational texts for a paradigm-shifting new movement: the understanding of world history from a radically expansive, interdisciplinary perspective. Praised
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The Condor Years: How Pinochet And His Allies Brought Terrorism To Three Continents by John Dinges
The Condor Years: How Pinochet And His Allies Brought Terrorism To Three Continents

Throughout the 1970s, six Latin American governments led by Chile formed a military alliance called Operation Condor to carry out kidnappings, torture, and political assassinations across three continents. It was an early “war on terror" initially
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MASH Angels by Richard C. Kirkland
MASH Angels

Kirkland's account of his experiences as a pioneering pilot of air-evac helicopters in the Korean War.
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Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Salutes the Armed Forces by Bathroom Readers' Institute
Uncle John's Bathroom Reader Salutes the Armed Forces

Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines, and the Coast Guard! The patriotic folks at the BRI have stormed the proverbial beaches of Normandy and beyond to bring you this salute to the greatest force for good on planet Earth! Make your way through the ranks and
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Deep in the Heart of San Antonio: Land and Life in South Texas by Char Miller
Deep in the Heart of San Antonio: Land and Life in South Texas

Char Miller's essays cover a wide range of South Texas topics, from natural and environmental history to urban development to San Antonio's future. Miller uses simple subjects—the First Friday Art Walks in South Town, for example—as a springboard
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The Future of Warfare by Bevin Alexander
The Future of Warfare

"With the planet no longer cleanly divided into 'us' and 'them,' leaders are distracted by a thousand conflicting claims and ambitions. We inhabit a much more disorderly world. Disputes within and between nations are frequently violent, divisive, and

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Standing at Armageddon: A Grassroots History of the Progressive Era by Nell Irvin Painter
Standing at Armageddon: A Grassroots History of the Progressive Era

"A consistently engrossing, occasionally irreverent, always smoothly written history of America's painful entry into the modern age."-Kirkus Reviews
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Geopolitics: From the Cold War to the 21st Century by Francis P. Sempa
Geopolitics: From the Cold War to the 21st Century

Writers, observers, and practitioners of international politics frequently invoke the term "geopolitics" to describe, explain, or analyze specific foreign policy issues and problems. Such generalized usage ignores the fact that geopolitics as

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Kingmakers: The Invention of the Modern Middle East by Shareen Blair Brysac & Karl E. Meyer
Kingmakers: The Invention of the Modern Middle East

A brilliant narrative history tracing today's troubles back to the grandiose imperial overreach of Great Britain and the United States.

Kingmakers is the gripping story of how the modern Middle East came to be, as told through the lives of the Britons
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Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression by Morris Dickstein
Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression

From Agee to Astaire, Steinbeck to Ellington, the creative energies of the Depression against a backdrop of poverty and economic disaster.
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The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family

Winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize: "[A] commanding and important book."-Jill Lepore, The New Yorker
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Tragedy at Honda by Charles Lockwood
Tragedy at Honda

Known to seafarers as the Devil's Jaw, Point Honda has lured ships to its dangerous rocks on the coast of California for centuries, but its worst disaster occurred on 8 September 1923. That night nine U.S. Navy destroyers ran into Honda's fog-wrapped reefs.
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Howard Zinn Speaks: Collected Speeches 1963 to 2009 by Howard Zinn
Howard Zinn Speaks: Collected Speeches 1963 to 2009

"Howard Zinn—there was no one like him. And to hear him speak was like listening to music that you loved—lyrical, uplifting, honest."—Michael Moore

"Zinn's speeches . . . are a joy and an inspiration."—Marisa Tomei

"Collected

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Ask the Chief: Backbone of the Navy by John F. Leahy
Ask the Chief: Backbone of the Navy

Whenever sailors are confronted with 'unsolvable' problems--be it a fouled anchor or paint that won't dry--they often throw up their hands and exclaim, 'We'd better ask the Chief.' That refrain, heard for generations throughout the Navy, is the theme for
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Red Sun Setting: The Battle of the Philippine Sea by William T. Y'Blood
Red Sun Setting: The Battle of the Philippine Sea

Many regard this work as the definitive account of a controversial conflict of the war in the Pacific, the June 1944 battle known as the "Great Marianas Turkey Shoot." Drawing on ten years of research and told from the viewpoint of the fliers and sailors
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Billy Durant: Creator of General Motors by Lawrence R. Gustin
Billy Durant: Creator of General Motors

Praise for the first edition: "A fascinating book [and] a sympathetic look at the man who glued General Motors together and in the process made Flint one of the great industrial centers of America." ---Detroit Free Press "It is refreshing to report that
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Lawrence Of Arabia by B. H. Liddell Hart
Lawrence Of Arabia

"T. E. Shaw, better known as Lawrence of Arabia, was one of the most romantic, heroic, and enigmatic figures of his day. The subject of myth and hagiography, he was equally accomplished in several fiel"
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The South Carolina Encyclopedia Guide to the Counties of South Carolina by Walter Edgar
The South Carolina Encyclopedia Guide to the Counties of South Carolina

Historical and political sketches on the counties that make up the Palmetto State
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The South Carolina Encyclopedia Guide to the Governors of South Carolina by Walter Edgar
The South Carolina Encyclopedia Guide to the Governors of South Carolina

Biographical entries on all of those who have held South Carolina's highest office
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The South Carolina Encyclopedia Guide to the American Revolution in South Carolina by Walter Edgar
The South Carolina Encyclopedia Guide to the American Revolution in South Carolina

An introduction to the major locations, events, and personalities of the Revolutionary War in South Carolina
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Target Switzerland: Swiss Armed Neutrality In World War II by Stephen P. Halbrook
Target Switzerland: Swiss Armed Neutrality In World War II

A fascinating and enlightening explanation of the dilemma Switzerland found itself in during the 1930's and 1940's. --Publishers Weekly
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Thunder At Twilight: Vienna 1913/1914 by Frederic Morton
Thunder At Twilight: Vienna 1913/1914

From the author of A Nervous Splendor, a dazzling portrait of the epicenter of the apocalypse that was World War I
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On the Road to Freedom by Charles E. Cobb Jr.
On the Road to Freedom

This in-depth look at the civil rights movement goes to the places where pioneers of the movement marched, sat-in at lunch counters, gathered in churches; where they spoke, taught, and organized; where they were arrested, where they lost their lives,

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Charles E. Cobb Jr.21 Nov 2012$18.95

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Joshua Chamberlain: The Solider And The Man by Edward G. Longacre
Joshua Chamberlain: The Solider And The Man

The definitive and complete biography of General Joshua Chamberlain-hero of Gettysburg-by one of America's top Civil War historians
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Edward G. Longacre26 Nov 2012$18.95

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Bobby and J. Edgar: The Historic Face-Off Between the Kennedys and J. Edgar Hoover that Transformed America by Burton Hersh
Bobby and J. Edgar: The Historic Face-Off Between the Kennedys and J. Edgar Hoover that Transformed America

The history of one of the most admired (Bobby Kennedy) and one of the most reviled (J. Edgar Hoover) are entwined with that of Joseph Kennedy
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Burton Hersh29 Nov 2012$18.95

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Panzer Operations: The Eastern Front Memoir of General Raus, 1941-1945 by Erhard Raus & Steven H. Newton
Panzer Operations: The Eastern Front Memoir of General Raus, 1941-1945

A significant postwar memoir written by one of Germany's best field commanders and a brilliant panzer tank general.
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Four Days in November: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy by Vincent Bugliosi
Four Days in November: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy

"As good a second-by-second reconstruction of the assassination and its aftermath as I've read."-Bryan Burrough, New York Times
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Old Dominion, New Commonwealth: A History of Virginia, 1607-2007 by Ronald L. Heinemann & John G. Kolp & Anthony S. Parent Jr.
Old Dominion, New Commonwealth: A History of Virginia, 1607-2007

"On the morning of 26 April 1607, three small ships carrying 143 Englishmen arrived off the Virginia coast of North America, having spent four months at sea... All hoped for financial success and perhaps a little adventure; as it turned out, their tiny

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Che: A Memoir by Fidel Castro
Che: A Memoir

Fidel Castro writes with great candor and affection of his extraordinary partnership with Che Guevara
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Adak: The Rescue of Alfa Foxtrot 586 by Andrew C. A. Jampoler
Adak: The Rescue of Alfa Foxtrot 586

In the tradition of great tales of men against the sea, this story offers a compelling look at courage and commitment in the face of certain tragedy. It is a powerful blend of human drama and real-life naval operations, but unlike most books in the genre,
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Six Frigates: The Epic History of the Founding of the U.S. Navy by Ian W. Toll
Six Frigates: The Epic History of the Founding of the U.S. Navy

"A fluent, intelligent history...give[s] the reader a feel for the human quirks and harsh demands of life at sea."-New York Times Book Review
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The Kennedys: America's Emerald Kings: A Five-Generation History of the Ultimate Irish-Catholic Family by Thomas Maier
The Kennedys: America's Emerald Kings: A Five-Generation History of the Ultimate Irish-Catholic Family

A portrait of the country's favorite political dynasty as the ultimate Irish Catholic family-and a revelatory look at how the American immigrant experience shaped both their stunning success and spectacular tragedies.
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Italian Navy and Air Force Elite Units and Special Forces 1940-45 by Piero Crociani
Italian Navy and Air Force Elite Units and Special Forces 1940-45

This volume assesses the formidable Special Forces fielded by Italy's navy and air force in World War II. Italian Navy Special Forces were particularly active and respected in the Mediterranean, where 10th Motor-Torpedo Boat Flotilla used frogmen, 'two-man
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The Stammering Century by Gilbert Seldes
The Stammering Century

Gilbert Seldes, the author of The Stammering Century, writes:

This book is not a record of the major events in Ameri­can history during
the nineteenth century. It is concerned with minor movements, with the
cults and manias of that period. Its personages

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The Angel and Sorcerer: The Remarkable Story of the Occult Origins of Mormonism and the Rise of Mormons in American Politics by Peter Levenda
The Angel and Sorcerer: The Remarkable Story of the Occult Origins of Mormonism and the Rise of Mormons in American Politics

Based on Levenda's research into Mormonism, Freemasonry, and esoteric societies over the past thirty years, this book is intended for an audience that is curious about Mormonism in light of the fact that at the beginning of 2012 there were two Mormons

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Journal of William Ellis by William Ellis
Journal of William Ellis

The Journal of William Ellis is a classic of Pacific literature, ranking with the journals of Captain Cook and his men as a record of life and customs of the traditional Hawaiians. No other book rivals it as an account of the life of the Hawaiians in
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The Crisis of the European Mind: 1680-1715 by Paul Hazard
The Crisis of the European Mind: 1680-1715

Paul Hazard's magisterial, widely influential, and beloved intellectual history offers an unforgettable account of the birth of the modern European mind in all its dynamic, inquiring, and uncertain glory. Beginning his story in the latter half of the seventeenth
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Under Two Flags: The American Navy in the Civil War by William M. Fowler
Under Two Flags: The American Navy in the Civil War

Vividly written and well researched by a noted historian of the period, this succinct history credits the Union Navy as an essential element in the northern victory. Neither ponderous nor hagiographic, the work presents characters and events that have
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Michigan Legends: Folktales and Lore from the Great Lakes State by Sheryl James
Michigan Legends: Folktales and Lore from the Great Lakes State

Over the course of its history, the state of Michigan has produced its share of folktales and lore. Many are familiar with the Ojibwa legend of Sleeping Bear Dunes, and most have heard a yarn or two told of Michigan's herculean lumberjack, Paul Bunyan.
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The International Economy Since 1945 by Sidney Pollard
The International Economy Since 1945

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Thatcher and Thatcherism by Eric J. Evans
Thatcher and Thatcherism

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Brothers at War: The Unending Conflict in Korea by Sheila Miyoshi Jager
Brothers at War: The Unending Conflict in Korea

A major historical account of the Korean War, its origins, and its evolving impact on the world.

Sixty years after North Korean troops crossed the 38th parallel into South Korea, the Korean War has not yet ended. Sheila Miyoshi Jager presents the first

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Brave Ship, Brave Men by Arnold S. Lott
Brave Ship, Brave Men

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Sabres Over MiG Alley: The F-86 and the Battle for Air Superiority in Korea by Kenneth P. Werrell
Sabres Over MiG Alley: The F-86 and the Battle for Air Superiority in Korea

This is the story of the first jet versus jet war, the largest in number of victories and losses, and one of the few military bright spots in the Korean War. It tells how an outnumbered force of F-86 Sabres limited by range and restricted by the rules
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China Under Communism by Alan Lawrance
China Under Communism

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Conflict and Reconciliation in the Contemporary World by David J. Whittaker
Conflict and Reconciliation in the Contemporary World

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Blackbeard's Last Fight - Pirate Hunting in North Carolina 1718 by Angus Konstam
Blackbeard's Last Fight - Pirate Hunting in North Carolina 1718

In April 1713 the War of the Spanish Succession came to an end. During the conflict hundreds of privateers - licenced pirates - preyed on enemy shipping throughout the Caribbean. These privateers now found themselves out of a job, and many turned to piracy.
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Desperate Deception by Thomas E. Mahl
Desperate Deception

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Red Scorpion: The War Patrols of the USS Rasher by Peter T. Sasgen
Red Scorpion: The War Patrols of the USS Rasher

The USS Rasher was one of America's most successful Word War II submarines, and her wartime exploits earned her three Presidential Unit Citations. Accordingly, the Rasher sank eighteen enemy ships and destroyed 99,901 tons, which was the second highest
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US Foreign Policy Since 1945 by Alan Dobson
US Foreign Policy Since 1945

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The Mazinaw Experience: Bon Echo and Beyond by John Campbell
The Mazinaw Experience: Bon Echo and Beyond

The Mazinaw District in eastern Ontario is famous for Bon Echo Rock. This book traces the presence of human habitation from the areas earliest beginnings to the present.
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States and Nationalism in Europe Since 1945 by Malcolm Anderson
States and Nationalism in Europe Since 1945

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Dividing and Uniting Germany by Bill Thomaneck
Dividing and Uniting Germany

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Croatia: A Nation Forged in War Second Edition by Marcus Tanner
Croatia: A Nation Forged in War Second Edition

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The New Black: What Has Changed - and What Has Not - with Race in America by Kenneth W. Mack
The New Black: What Has Changed - and What Has Not - with Race in America

The election and reelection of Barack Obama ushered in a litany of controversial perspectives about the contemporary state of American race relations. In this incisive volume, some of the country's most celebrated and original thinkers on race—historians,
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Barksdale's Charge: The True High Tide of the Confederacy at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863 by Phillip Thomas Tucker
Barksdale's Charge: The True High Tide of the Confederacy at Gettysburg, July 2, 1863

On the third day of Gettysburg, Robert E. Lee launched a magnificent attack. For pure pageantry it was unsurpassed, and it also marked the centerpiece of the war, both time-wise and in terms of how the conflict had turned a corner-from persistent Confederate
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Special Operations in the American Revolution by Robert Tonsetic
Special Operations in the American Revolution

When the American Revolution began, the colonial troops had little hope of matching His Majesty's highly trained, experienced British and German legions in confrontational battle. Indeed, Washington's army suffered defeat after defeat in the first few
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Fifty Key Medieval Thinkers by G. R. Evans
Fifty Key Medieval Thinkers

Focusing on individuals whose ideas shaped intellectual life between 400 and 1500, Fifty Key Medieval Thinkers is an accessible guide to those religious, philosophical and political concepts central to the medieval worldview.
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John Bell Hood: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of a Confederate General by Stephen Hood
John Bell Hood: The Rise, Fall, and Resurrection of a Confederate General

John Bell Hood was one of the Confederacy's most successful-and enigmatic-generals. He died at 48 after a brief illness in August of 1879, leaving behind the first draft of his memoirs Advance and Retreat: Personal Experiences in the United States and
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General Grant and the Rewriting of History: How the Destruction of General William S. Rosecrans Influenced Our Understanding of by Frank Varney
General Grant and the Rewriting of History: How the Destruction of General William S. Rosecrans Influenced Our Understanding of

In 1885, a former president of the United States published one of the most influential books ever written about the Civil War. An entire generation of Americans had eagerly awaited his memoirs and it has remained so popular that it has never gone out of
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Chancellorsville's Forgotten Front: The Battles of Second Fredericksburg and Salem Church, May 3, 1863 by Chris Mackowski & Kristopher White
Chancellorsville's Forgotten Front: The Battles of Second Fredericksburg and Salem Church, May 3, 1863

By May of 1863, the Stone Wall at the base of Marye's Heights above Fredericksburg loomed large over the Army of the Potomac, haunting its men with memories of slaughter from their crushing defeat there the previous December. They would assault it again
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Divided Loyalties: Kentucky's Struggle for Armed Neutrality in the Civil War by James Finck
Divided Loyalties: Kentucky's Struggle for Armed Neutrality in the Civil War

On May 16, 1861, the Kentucky state legislature passed an ordinance declaring its neutrality, which the state's governor, Beriah Magoffin, confirmed four days later.  Kentucky's declaration and ultimate support for the Union stood at odds with the
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Lyndon Johnson's War: The Road to Stalemate in Vietnam by Larry Berman
Lyndon Johnson's War: The Road to Stalemate in Vietnam

"Stunning...

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

By 1968, the United States had committed over 525,000 men to Vietnam and bombed virtually all military targets recommended by
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Misguided Weapons by Azriel Lorber
Misguided Weapons

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America's First Frogman: The Draper Kauffman Story by Elizabeth Kauffman Bush
America's First Frogman: The Draper Kauffman Story

Although bad eyesight kept him from receiving a commission in the U.S. Navy when he graduated from the Naval Academy in 1933, Draper Kauffman became a hero of underwater demolition in World War II and went on to a distinguished naval career. Today Admiral
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Great War to Great Escape: The Two Wars of Flight Lieutenant Bernard 'Pop' Green MC by Laurence Green
Great War to Great Escape: The Two Wars of Flight Lieutenant Bernard 'Pop' Green MC

Bernard Green managed to survive both the First and Second World War - just. In the first global conflict of the Twentieth Century he endured mud, destruction and death in the trenches of the Western Front; suffering serious injury yet serving with distinction,
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On Wings of Fortune: A Bomber Pilot's War by Richard Pinkham & Steve Darlow
On Wings of Fortune: A Bomber Pilot's War

Royal Air Force veteran Wing Commander Richard Pinkham DFC presents the extraordinary and graphic account of his experiences flying 62 World War Two bombing operations. He tells his story with candor and without pulling punches, although the occasional
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The Autobiography of a Yankee Mariner by Michael J. Crawford
The Autobiography of a Yankee Mariner

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Hearts and Minds: A People's History of Counterinsurgency by Hannah Gurman
Hearts and Minds: A People's History of Counterinsurgency

The first book of its kind, Hearts and Minds is a scathing response to the grand narrative of U.S. counterinsurgency, in which warfare is defined not by military might alone but by winning the "hearts and minds" of civilians. Dormant as a tactic since
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What Jefferson Read, Ike Watched, and Obama Tweeted: 200 Years of Popular Culture in the White House by Tevi Troy
What Jefferson Read, Ike Watched, and Obama Tweeted: 200 Years of Popular Culture in the White House

From Cicero to Snooki, the cultural influences on our American presidents are powerful and plentiful. Thomas Jefferson famously said "I cannot live without books," and his library backed up the claim, later becoming the backbone of the new Library of Congress.
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Vietnam Memoirs: A Passage to Sorrow by J. Robert Falabella
Vietnam Memoirs: A Passage to Sorrow

A U.S. Army chaplain for the 25th Infantry Division recounts his experiences sharing the hardships and dangers that made up the daily routine of a combat soldier in Vietnam. Chaplain Falabella, decorated for his bravery under fire, offers eyewitness accounts
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Sole Survivors of the Sea by James E. Wise Jr.
Sole Survivors of the Sea

The incredible stories of twenty-two lone survivors of maritime disasters are presented in this collection of war and peacetime incidents. The dramatic accounts--including those of a British sailor who survived 133 days at sea on an open raft and a German
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The Tragedy of Great Power Politics by John J. Mearsheimer
The Tragedy of Great Power Politics

"A superb book...

Mearsheimer has made a significant contribution to our understanding of the behavior of great powers."-The National Interest, Barry R. Posen

A decade after the cold war ended, policy makers and academics foresaw a new era of peace
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The Shadow Warriors of Nakano by Stephen C. Mercado
The Shadow Warriors of Nakano

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Battleship Sailor by Theodore C. Mason
Battleship Sailor

Vigorous and highly readable, this portrait of the enlisted man's life aboard the U.S. battleship California depicts the devastation at Pearl Harbor from the hazardous vantage point of the open "birdbath" atop the mainmast.

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The Azerbaijani Turks: Power and Identity under Russian Rule by Audrey L. Alstadt
The Azerbaijani Turks: Power and Identity under Russian Rule

The first comprehensive account of Azerbaijan's rich and tumultuous history up to the present time.
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Turning Points: The Detroit Riot of 1967, A Canadian Perspective by Herb Colling
Turning Points: The Detroit Riot of 1967, A Canadian Perspective

The Detroit Riot of 1967 marked a turning point in the attitudes and behaviour of people in all walks of life in the Border Cities. As the citizens of Windsor watched their nearest neighbour burn, the way they felt about Detroit changed radically.
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Snake Pilot by Randy R. Zahn
Snake Pilot

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American Slavery, American Freedom by Edmund S. Morgan
American Slavery, American Freedom

"Thoughtful, suggestive and highly readable."-New York Times Book Review

"If it is possible to understand the American paradox, the marriage of slavery and freedom, Virginia is surely the place to begin," writes Edmund S. Morgan in American Slavery,
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The Spy Who Spent the War in Bed: And Other Bizarre Tales from World War II by William B. Breuer
The Spy Who Spent the War in Bed: And Other Bizarre Tales from World War II

A rare treat for World War II history buffs and fans of the strange, absurd, and unexplained

Acclaimed military historian William Breuer takes readers on a trip through the looking glass to acquaint them with the weirder side of World War II. Featuring

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Stealth Boat: Fighting the Cold War in a Fast Attack Submarine by Gannon McHale
Stealth Boat: Fighting the Cold War in a Fast Attack Submarine

The mission of the U.S. Navy's fast attack submarines during the Cold War was a closely guarded secret for many years, but this look back at the period and the part played by those submarines in winning the war gives readers a close-up view of life in
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Japan by W. Scott Morton
Japan

Once a star of postwar industrial production and methods, Japan has encountered serious trouble with market forces in recent years. Social changes and departures from tradition are becoming more common in this conservative country. The revised edition
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Weather Warfare by Jerry E. Smith
Weather Warfare

In April 1997, United States Secretary of Defense William Cohen declared that there are terrorists at work who "... are engaging even in an eco-type of terrorism whereby they can alter the climate, set off earthquakes, volcanoes remotely through the use
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Cruise of the Lanikai: Incitement to War by Kemp Tolley
Cruise of the Lanikai: Incitement to War

In early December 1941 in the Philippines, a young Navy ensign named Kemp Tolley was given his first ship command, an old 76-foot schooner that had once served as a movie prop in John Ford's "The Hurricane." Crewed mostly by Filipinos who did not speak
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The Last Hot Battle of the Cold War: South Africa vs. Cuba in the Angolan Civil War by Peter Polack
The Last Hot Battle of the Cold War: South Africa vs. Cuba in the Angolan Civil War

As the Soviet Union teetered on the edge of collapse during the late 1980s, and America prepared to claim its victory, a bloody war still raged in Southern Africa, where proxy forces from both sides vied for control of Angola. The result was the largest
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General Gordon Granger: The Savior of Chickamauga and the Man Behind "Juneteenth" by Robert Conner
General Gordon Granger: The Savior of Chickamauga and the Man Behind "Juneteenth"

This is the first full-length biography of the Civil War general who saved the Union army from catastrophic defeat at the Battle of Chickamauga, and went on to play major roles in the Chattanooga and Mobile campaigns. Immediately after the war, as commander
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Unsung Eagles: True Stories of America's Citizen Airmen in the Skies of World War II by Jay Stout
Unsung Eagles: True Stories of America's Citizen Airmen in the Skies of World War II

The nearly half-million American aircrewmen who served during World War II have almost disappeared. And so have their stories. Award-winning writer and former fighter pilot Jay A. Stout uses Unsung Eagles to save an exciting collection of those accounts
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Monte Cristo by Philip Woodhouse
Monte Cristo

* Meticulously researched, engagingly written stories * Filled with historical photographs The Monte Cristo area, pocketed in spectacularly beautiful mountains in the Pacific Northwest, has long intrigued visitors with its colorful history, rooted in the
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Parry Sound: Gateway to Northern Ontario by Adrian Hayes
Parry Sound: Gateway to Northern Ontario

Parry Sound, Ontario, at the mouth of the Seguin River on Georgian Bay, traces its history back to William Beatty Jr. and the purchase of timber rights.
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Taught to Kill by John B. Babcock
Taught to Kill

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Colt Terry, Green Beret by Charles D. Patton
Colt Terry, Green Beret

Through one man's career, Colt Terry, Green Beret portrays the birth and development of America's most elite fighting unit. The 10th Special Forces Group was the first of the Green Beret units.
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Europa, Europa by Solomon Perel
Europa, Europa

The Inspiration Behind The Golden Globe-Winning Film

"An engrossing and memorable tale."-Jewish Book World
"The sheer emotion of telling the tale is palpable. The whole is moving, and strange beyond belief." -The Times (London)

International acclaim

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Solomon Perel16 Jan 2014$18.95

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A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy by Isaac Husik
A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy

Enlightening study by noted scholar elucidates distinguishing characteristics of works of Moses Maimonides, Isaac Israeli, Judah Halevi, Abraham Ibn Daud, Hillel ben Samuel, Levi ben Gerson, many others.
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The Devil's General: The Life of Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz - the "Panzer Graf" by Raymond Bagdonas
The Devil's General: The Life of Hyazinth Graf Strachwitz - the "Panzer Graf"

This is the story of the most highly decorated German regimental commander of World War II, known as the "Panzer Graf" (Armored Count). An aristocratic Silesian, whose ancestors had faced the Mongols at Leipzig, Strachwitz first won the Iron Cross in the
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Fighting Fox Company: The Battling Flank of the Band of Brothers by Bill Brown & Terry Poyser
Fighting Fox Company: The Battling Flank of the Band of Brothers

Easy Company of the 506th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division has become one of the most famous small units in U.S. history, thanks to Stephen Ambrose's superb book Band of Brothers, followed by portrayals in film. However, to date
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Guns of the Old West: An Illustrated Guide by Charles Edward Chapel
Guns of the Old West: An Illustrated Guide

Dramatic story of shoulder arms, hand guns, and other weapons also describes the men who used them. Detailed descriptions and illustrations of the Kentucky and Sharps rifle, Colt revolver, and much more. 499 black-and-white illustrations.
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Charles Edward Chapel31 Jan 2014$18.95

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The Sword Through the Centuries by Alfred Hutton
The Sword Through the Centuries

Engrossing survey details the uses of such weapons as the two-hand sword, the rapier and its auxiliaries, dagger and small sword, broadsword, duelling sword, and sabre. 48 black-and-white illustrations.
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Oriental Armour by H. Russell Robinson
Oriental Armour

Detailed, scholarly study, enhanced with over 400 illustrations, surveys defensive armor of Persia, Turkey, India, China, Ceylon, the Philippines, Korea, Tibet, and other regions. Splendid overview brings together much previously inaccessible material
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Jewish Life in the Middle Ages by Israel Abrahams
Jewish Life in the Middle Ages

Topics include social functions of the synagogue, communal organizations, love, courtship and marriage, monogamy and home life, trades and occupations, medieval pastimes and personal relations between Christians and Jews.
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Chicago at the Turn of the Century in Photographs: 122 Historic Views from the Collections of the Chicago Historical Society by Larry A. Viskochil
Chicago at the Turn of the Century in Photographs: 122 Historic Views from the Collections of the Chicago Historical Society

Rare large-format prints offer detailed views of City Hall, State Street, the Loop, Hull House, Union Station, many other landmarks, circa 1904-1913. Introduction. Captions. Maps.
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Galapagos: World's End by William Beebe
Galapagos: World's End

More than 100 splendid illustrations enhance this fascinating firsthand account of a 1923 expedition to survey the wildlife of the Galápagos Islands. "High romance, exact science, fascinating history, wild adventure." — Nation.
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Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant by Ulysses Simpson Grant
Personal Memoirs of U. S. Grant

Intelligent, deeply moving firsthand account of Civil War campaigns, considered by many the finest military memoirs ever written. Includes Grant's letters to his wife, photographs by Mathew Brady, maps, more.
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A History of the Vikings by T. D. Kendrick
A History of the Vikings

Enthralling, well-documented, and vivid account by a leading authority on the subject chronicles the activities of those bold sea raiders of the North who terrorized Europe from the 8th to the 11th centuries.
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Charles de Salaberry: Soldier of the Empire, Defender of Quebec by J. Patrick Wohler
Charles de Salaberry: Soldier of the Empire, Defender of Quebec

Charles de Salaberry (1778-1829) was a brilliant military figure who played a vital role in the War of 1812. A French-Canadian, he attained both rank and honour in the British army. He was a hero of Chateauguay and instrumental in the formation of the
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English Bloods: In the Backwoods of Muskoka, 1878 by Frederick de la Fosse & Scott D. Shipman
English Bloods: In the Backwoods of Muskoka, 1878

An illuminating and humorous biographical account of the "English Bloods" - young men sent to learn farming skills in Muskoka in pioneer times.
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Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History (Updated) by Bruce Cumings
Korea's Place in the Sun: A Modern History (Updated)

"Passionate, cantankerous, and fascinating. Rather like Korea itself."--Nicholas D. Kristof, New York Times Book Review

Korea has endured a "fractured, shattered twentieth century," and this updated edition brings Bruce Cumings's leading history of
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The Japan Journals: 1947-2004 by Donald Richie
The Japan Journals: 1947-2004

"Wonderfully evocative and full of humor, but also honest, introspective, and often poignant."--The New York Times
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The Handy History Answer Book by Rebecca Ferguson
The Handy History Answer Book

All things must pass. In an understatement of historic proportions, quite a few things have passed since the end of the last millennium. Some of the history-making events include the election of George W. Bush, the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001,
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Enduring the Freedom by Sean M. Maloney
Enduring the Freedom

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Flying Through Time by Jim Doyle
Flying Through Time

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Tales of My Time by Raymond Baxter
Tales of My Time

Raymond Baxter, WW2 fighter pilot, postwar radio and TV commentator at major events from motor races to great State occasions, was later the famous presenter of television's Tomorrow's World. Here he tells his action-packed life story with a wry and amusing
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Dust on the Sea by Edward L. Beach
Dust on the Sea

In 1972, following the huge success of Run Silent, Run Deep, Edward L. Beach's second novel of submarine warfare was published to great acclaim. Like its predecessor, Dust on the Sea was lauded for its authentic portrayal of what it meant to be a submariner
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The Carthaginians 6th-2nd Century BC by Andrea Salimbeti
The Carthaginians 6th-2nd Century BC

Carthage became Rome's greatest and most legendary enemy under the generalship of Hannibal in battles like Cannae. During the Punic Wars, Carthage's elite mercenary-professional army was ultimately defeated by Roman endurance and Scipio's genius.

Carthage,

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There Goes Maine! by John Gould
There Goes Maine!

Maine's nationally acclaimed chronicler proves here that "the entire history of North America began in Maine."

Long before Columbus sold Isabella his idea of a passage to Cathay, Irish fishermen went ashore in Maine to dry their cod. It's all here in
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Bunker Hill To Bastogne by Briton C. Busch
Bunker Hill To Bastogne

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Winning the Un-War by Charles Pea
Winning the Un-War

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Honor: A History by James Bowman
Honor: A History

The importance of honor is present in the earliest records of civilization. Today, while it may still be an essential concept in Islamic cultures, in the West, honor has been disparaged and dismissed as obsolete. In this lively and authoritative book,
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The Star Wars Enigma by Nigel Hey
The Star Wars Enigma

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Bernard Fall by Dorothy Fall
Bernard Fall

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2012 Mayan Year of Destiny by Adrian Gilbert
2012 Mayan Year of Destiny

Join Adrian Gilbert on an exciting look at the Mayan Calendar and the many mysteries it holds. Discover why the year 2012 is predicted to be a year of exciting and extreme changes and the reasoning behind these changes. Learn why and how the ancient Maya,
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The Pearl Harbor Myth by George Victor
The Pearl Harbor Myth

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Kremlin Rising by Peter Baker & Susan Glasser
Kremlin Rising

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Secret Societies: Illuminati, Freemasons, and the French Revolution by Una Birch
Secret Societies: Illuminati, Freemasons, and the French Revolution

The greatest success of the Bavarian Illuminati conspiracy was the French Revolution of 1789. The profound impact of that Revolution is felt to this day in the political destinies of billions of people worldwide. The Illuminati had declared war against
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Una Birch13 Apr 2014$18.95

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Epochs of Chinese and Japanese Art: An Outline History of East Asiatic Design (Volumes 1 and 2) (v. 1) by Ernest F. Fenollosa
Epochs of Chinese and Japanese Art: An Outline History of East Asiatic Design (Volumes 1 and 2) (v. 1)

Still regarded as a monumental survey of Eastern art, this comprehensive volume was intended for art collectors and general readers as well as travelers and scholars. It covers China and Korea in addition to Japan, and places a special emphasis on Buddhist
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Stay off the Skyline by Laura Homan Lacey
Stay off the Skyline

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The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution, and Revenge (Revised and Expanded Edition) by Paul Preston
The Spanish Civil War: Reaction, Revolution, and Revenge (Revised and Expanded Edition)

The definitive work on the Spanish Civil War, a classic of modern historical scholarship and a masterful narrative.

Paul Preston is the world's foremost historian of Spain. This surging history recounts the struggles of the 1936 war in which more than
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Contrary Notions: The Michael Parenti Reader by Michael Parenti
Contrary Notions: The Michael Parenti Reader

Michael Parenti's most lucid and penetrating writings on power, history, politics and culture.
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Down to Earth: A Fighter Pilot's Experiences of Surviving Dunkirk, The Battle of Britain, Dieppe and D-Day by Kenneth Butterworth McGlashan
Down to Earth: A Fighter Pilot's Experiences of Surviving Dunkirk, The Battle of Britain, Dieppe and D-Day

In Down to Earth, Squadron Leader McGlashan reflects honestly on his enthralling and diverse RAF career, one that began with the rag and tube of Hawker biplanes in 1939 and closed in the jet era of the late 1950s. Shot down over the beaches of Dunkirk
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Triumph of Hope: From Theresienstadt and Auschwitz to Israel by Ruth Elias
Triumph of Hope: From Theresienstadt and Auschwitz to Israel

Triumph of Hope From Theresienstadt and Auschwitz to Israel
Now available in English, here is the award-winning and internationally acclaimed testament of a Jewish woman who was taken to Auschwitz while several months pregnant, where she was forced to
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The Handy Supreme Court Answer Book by David L. Hudson
The Handy Supreme Court Answer Book

From the origins of the court to modern practical matters—including the federal judiciary system, the Supreme Court's session schedule, and the argument, decision, and appeal process—this resource provides detailed answers on all aspects of the
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David L. Hudson23 Apr 2014$18.95

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Notorious New Jersey: 100 True Tales of Murders and Mobsters, Scandals and Scoundrels by Jon Blackwell & MR Jon Blackwell
Notorious New Jersey: 100 True Tales of Murders and Mobsters, Scandals and Scoundrels

It's a common complaint in New Jersey: We're not taken seriously. New York City is the place of skyscrapers, glitz, and glamour; New Jersey gets mocked as the land of swamps and malls. But there is one area in which our often-overlooked state deserves
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Dragon Rising: An Inside Look at China Today by Jasper Becker
Dragon Rising: An Inside Look at China Today

No nation on Earth is as newsworthy as 21st-century China—and no book could be timelier than Dragon Rising, as world attention focuses on China's all-out effort to present itself as a modern world power and on the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Becker is
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Tobacco: A Cultural History of How an Exotic Plant Seduced Civilization by Iain Gately
Tobacco: A Cultural History of How an Exotic Plant Seduced Civilization

Tobacco was first cultivated and enjoyed by the indigenous inhabitants of the Americas, who used it for medicinal, religious, and social purposes long before the arrival of Columbus. But when Europeans began to colonize the American continents, it became
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Old Dominion, New Commonwealth: A History of Virginia, 1607-2007 by Ronald L. Heinemann & John G. Kolp & Anthony S. Parent Jr.
Old Dominion, New Commonwealth: A History of Virginia, 1607-2007

"On the morning of 26 April 1607, three small ships carrying 143 Englishmen arrived off the Virginia coast of North America, having spent four months at sea... All hoped for financial success and perhaps a little adventure; as it turned out, their tiny

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Broadsides: The Age of Fighting Sail, 1775-1815 by Nathan Miller
Broadsides: The Age of Fighting Sail, 1775-1815

Praise for BROADSIDES

"Pace the pitching black deck with a sleepless Admiral Nelson the night before battle bestows eternal rest and peerless immortality upon him; envision with Mahan the storm-tossed and ever-watchful ships-of-the-line that kept England

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Flying into Hell: The Bomber Command Offensive as Seen Through the Experiences of Twenty Crews by Mel Rolfe
Flying into Hell: The Bomber Command Offensive as Seen Through the Experiences of Twenty Crews

Best-selling author Mel Rolfe brings the reader vivid real-life stories of bomber command at war with his new book Flying into Hell. Following the success of his two previous books for Grub Street, To Hell and Back, and Hell on Earth this contains more
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How We Got Here: The 70s The Decade That Brought You Modern Life - For Better Or Worse by David Frum
How We Got Here: The 70s The Decade That Brought You Modern Life - For Better Or Worse

A sweeping condemnation of the decline of American culture since the 1970s by one of America's leading conservative writers.
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Men of Fire: Grant, Forrest, and the Campaign That Decided the Civil War by Jack Hurst
Men of Fire: Grant, Forrest, and the Campaign That Decided the Civil War

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Texas Monthly on . . .: Texas Women by Editors Of Texas Monthly
Texas Monthly on . . .: Texas Women

Since 1973, Texas Monthly has spotlighted hundreds of Texans who, for better or worse, make this state like no place else. TEXAS MONTHLY On . . . Texas Women profiles thirteen women who are not only fascinating in their own right, but also representative
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Religion in American Politics: A Short History by Frank Lambert
Religion in American Politics: A Short History

The delegates to the 1787 Constitutional Convention blocked the establishment of Christianity as a national religion. But they could not keep religion out of American politics. From the election of 1800, when Federalist clergymen charged that deist Thomas

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Operation PLUM: The Ill-fated 27th Bombardment Group and the Fight for the Western Pacific by Adrian R. Martin & Larry W. Stephenson
Operation PLUM: The Ill-fated 27th Bombardment Group and the Fight for the Western Pacific

They went in as confident young warriors. They came out as battle-scarred veterans, POW camp survivors . . . or worse. The Army Air Corps' 27th Bombardment Group arrived in the Philippines in November 1941 with 1,209 men; one year later, only twenty returned
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Ariel by Jose Enrique Rodo
Ariel

First published in 1900 Uruguay, Ariel is Latin America's most famous essay on esthetic and philosophical sensibility, as well as its most discussed treatise on hemispheric relations. Though Rodó protested the interpretation, his allegorical conflict
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Inside Sudan: Political Islam, Conflict, And Catastrophe by Donald Petterson
Inside Sudan: Political Islam, Conflict, And Catastrophe

A former U.S. ambassador provides the most authoritative account of the twists and turns of Sudan's interactions with America, its devastating civil war, and its close connections to global terrorism
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Kings of Texas: The 150-Year Saga of an American Ranching Empire by Don Graham
Kings of Texas: The 150-Year Saga of an American Ranching Empire

Praise for KINGS OF TEXAS

"Kings of Texas is a fresh and very welcome history of the great King Ranch. It's concise but thorough, crisply written, meticulous, and very readable. It should find a wide audience."
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Joshua Chamberlain: The Solider And The Man by Edward Longacre
Joshua Chamberlain: The Solider And The Man

Joshua Chamberlain
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History of the Byzantine Empire, 324-1453, Volume I by Alexander A. Vasiliev
History of the Byzantine Empire, 324-1453, Volume I

"This is the revised English translation from the original work in Russian of the history of the Great Byzantine Empire. It is the most complete and thorough work on this subject. From it we get a wonderful panorama of the events and developments of the
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Roman Soldier vs Germanic Warrior: 1st Century AD by Lindsay Powell
Roman Soldier vs Germanic Warrior: 1st Century AD

From the annals of Tacitus we get a one-sided vision of the Romano-Germanic wars. More recent scholarship, including Osprey's Teutoburg Forest Campaign book, paints a more balanced picture. Yet, there's still a lot of ground to cover on the subject.

The

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Lindsay Powell8 Aug 2014$18.95

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Founders and Famous Families of Cincinnati by Wendy Hart Beckman
Founders and Famous Families of Cincinnati

Bringing to life the founding families' histories, Founders and Famous Families of Cincinnati shares these intertwined and fascinating tales with readers near and far. This approachable overview of Cincinnati is a charming history of lives lived large
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Soviet Submachine Guns of World War II: PPD-40, PPSh-41 and PPS by Chris McNab
Soviet Submachine Guns of World War II: PPD-40, PPSh-41 and PPS

The Russian PPD-40, PPSh-41, and PPS family of SMGs were a key part of Soviet infantry assault doctrine in World War II and beyond.

Featuring expert analysis and an array of specially commissioned full-color artwork, this engaging study explains the history,

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The Ugly Wife Is a Treasure at Home: True Stories of Love and Marriage in Communist China by Melissa Margaret Schneider
The Ugly Wife Is a Treasure at Home: True Stories of Love and Marriage in Communist China

ôThe ugly wife is a treasure at homeö is not just an idle expression in China. For centuries, Chinese marriage involved matchmakers, child brides, dowries, and concubines, until the PeopleÆs Republic of China was established by Mao Zedong and his Communist

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Jagdpanther vs SU-100: Eastern Front 1945 by David Higgins
Jagdpanther vs SU-100: Eastern Front 1945

The culmination of big-gun German and Soviet tank destroyer design can be found in their clashes in Hungary in the spring of 1945.

As World War II in Europe reached its end, armor development and doctrine had experienced several years of massively accelerated

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David Higgins16 Aug 2014$18.95

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Battles Of The Revolutionary War: 1775-1781 by Wood Wood
Battles Of The Revolutionary War: 1775-1781

Battles Of The Revolutionary War
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Nieuport 11/16 Bébé vs Fokker Eindecker: Western Front 1916 by Jon Guttman
Nieuport 11/16 Bébé vs Fokker Eindecker: Western Front 1916

The Nieuport 11 boasts an important place in the technology race against German aircraft in World War I aerial warfare. It eventually led Nieuport to produce the first plane flown in large numbers in aerial combat by the United States.

The appearance in

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US Army Paratrooper in the Pacific Theater, 1943-45 by Gordon Rottman
US Army Paratrooper in the Pacific Theater, 1943-45

The two major Army units that operated in the Pacific – the 11th Airborne Division and the 503rd Parachute Regimental Combat Team (PRCT) launched small-scale operations on extremely difficult, if not, outright dangerous, terrain, while also conducting
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Gordon Rottman16 Aug 2014$18.95

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Spitfire V vs C.202 Folgore: Malta 1942 by Donald Nijboer
Spitfire V vs C.202 Folgore: Malta 1942

The inability of the Italians and Germans to invade Malta proved decisive for Allied victory in the Mediterranean during World War II, as the islands provided the Allies with a base from which to project air power. Early Italian efforts to pound the islands
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Donald Nijboer20 Aug 2014$18.95

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5 Steps to a 5 AP World History, 2015 Edition by Peggy Martin
5 Steps to a 5 AP World History, 2015 Edition

This easy-to-follow study guide includes a complete course review, full-length practice tests, and access to online quizzes and an AP Planner app!

5 Steps to a 5: AP World History features an effective, 5-step plan to guide your preparation program

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Peggy Martin22 Aug 2014$18.95

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Caught in the Crossfire: Kerry Thornley, Oswald and the Garrison Investigation by Adam Gorightly
Caught in the Crossfire: Kerry Thornley, Oswald and the Garrison Investigation

The strange saga of Lee Harvey Oswald's Marine Corps pal, Kerry Thornley, and his connections to the JFK assassination conspiracy.
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The Essential Mae Brussell: Investigations of Fascism in America by Mae Brussell
The Essential Mae Brussell: Investigations of Fascism in America

Fascinating research from the woman who inspired an entire generation of anti-Fascist conspiratorial investigations.
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Transmission Difficulties: Franz Boas and Tsimshian Mythology by Ralph Maud
Transmission Difficulties: Franz Boas and Tsimshian Mythology

Ralph Maud delves into the mystery of Boas's alleged “translations" of the stories gathered by his Tsimshian informant, Henry Tate.
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The Long Shadow of Little Rock: A Memoir by Daisy Bates
The Long Shadow of Little Rock: A Memoir

At an event honoring Daisy Bates as 1990's Distinguished Citizen then-governor Bill Clinton called her "the most distinguished Arkansas citizen of all time." Her classic account of the 1957 Little Rock School Crisis, The Long Shadow of Little Rock, couldn't
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5 Steps to a 5 AP Us History, 2015 Edition by Stephen Armstrong & Daniel Murphy
5 Steps to a 5 AP Us History, 2015 Edition

This easy-to-follow study guide includes a complete course review, full-length practice tests, and access to an AP Planner app!

5 Steps to a 5: AP U.S. History features an effective, 5-step plan to guide your preparation program and help you build

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Stephen Armstrong &
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Crossed Currents: Navy Women in a Century of Change by Jean Ebbert
Crossed Currents: Navy Women in a Century of Change

This new, revised edition of the path-breaking first history of the female members of the U.S. Navy has been updated to include the recent integration of Navy women into the crews of combaant shops and tactical aviation squadrons, and the contributions
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Jean Ebbert10 Sep 2014$18.95

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My Men are My Heroes: The Brad Kasal Story by Nathaniel R. Helms
My Men are My Heroes: The Brad Kasal Story

My Men Are My Heroes introduces its readers to a living standard of Marine Corps esprit de corps and military decorum. Sergeant Major Bradley Kasal, the pride of Iowa, is a small town boy who wanted to be a United States Marine even before a poster perfect
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Nathaniel R. Helms21 Sep 2014$18.95

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Apartheid: The History of Apartheid: Race vs. Reason - South Africa from 1948 - 1994 by Michael Morris
Apartheid: The History of Apartheid: Race vs. Reason - South Africa from 1948 - 1994

The one thing that looms largest in South Africa's future is South Africa's past – most especially the nearly five decades of division and conflict at the heart of one of the twentieth century's most infamous social experiments. Apartheid, An Illustrated

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In Scripture: The First Stories of Jewish Sexual Identities by Lori Hope Lefkovitz
In Scripture: The First Stories of Jewish Sexual Identities

Applying psychoanalytic and gender theory to selected Biblical narratives from Genesis to the Book of Ruth, Lefkovitz interprets the Bible's stories as foundation texts in the development of sexual identities. In Scripture is an exploration of the B
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Lori Hope Lefkovitz20 Jan 2010$18.99

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The Silence and the Scorpion: The Coup Against Chavez and the Making of Modern Venzuela by Brian A. Nelson
The Silence and the Scorpion: The Coup Against Chavez and the Making of Modern Venzuela

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Brian A. Nelson16 Feb 2010$18.99

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First Along the River by Benjamin Kline
First Along the River

First Along the River provides students with a balanced, historical perspective on the history of the environmental movement in relation to major social and political events in U.S. history, from the pre-colonial era to the present. The book highlights
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Benjamin Kline17 Feb 2011$18.99

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This Great Struggle by Steven E. Woodworth
This Great Struggle

Referring to the war that was raging across parts of the American landscape, Abraham Lincoln told Congress in 1862, "We shall nobly save, or meanly lose, the last best hope on earth." Lincoln recognized what was at stake in the American Civil War: not
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Steven E. Woodworth23 Mar 2011$18.99

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Best Little Stories from the American Revolution by C. Brian Kelly & C. Brian Kelly
Best Little Stories from the American Revolution

Prize-winning journalist C. Brian Kelly has collected the most riveting letters, diaries, and autobiographies from the people who lived during the Revolutionary War, weaving in pertinent historical background details to create this compelling collection
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Defeating Lee by Lawrence A. Kreiser Jr.
Defeating Lee

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Where Ya' Been Mate by Herb Wharton
Where Ya' Been Mate

Unforgettable characters emerge from this vintage Herb Wharton collection which ranges from city to bush, from tall tales to amusing parables. There's Rainbow Jack the opal digger; Dr Roo, who when the dingbats are upon him boxes his own shadow; and stockmen
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Smuggling by Alan Karras
Smuggling

Exploring the history of smuggling around the world, Alan L. Karras traces all aspects of this pervasive and enduring crime. Through a compelling set of cases drawn from a rich array of historical and contemporary sources, Karras shows how smuggling of
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Alan Karras22 Apr 2012$18.99

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The Conservative Century by Gregory L. Schneider
The Conservative Century

This concise history focuses on the development of American conservatism in the twentieth century up to the present. Gregory Schneider traces the course of a once-reactionary movement opposed to progressive reform and the New Deal and describes how it
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Smuggling by Alan L. Karras
Smuggling

In this lively book, Alan L. Karras traces the history of smuggling around the world and explores all aspects of this pervasive and enduring crime. Through a compelling set of cases drawn from a rich array of historical and contemporary sources, Karras
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Alan L. Karras23 Apr 2012$18.99

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Spies and Commissars by Robert Service
Spies and Commissars

The dramatic story of the power struggle between the Bolsheviks and the West as the Russian Revolution erupted-and the characters from both sides who sought to affect the outcome
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Sherman's March in Myth and Memory by Edward Caudill
Sherman's March in Myth and Memory

General William Tecumseh Sherman's devastating "March to the Sea" in 1864 burned a swath through the cities and countryside of Georgia and into the history of the American Civil War. As they moved from Atlanta to Savannah-destroying homes, buildings, andcrops;
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Edward Caudill30 Apr 2012$18.99

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To Ask for an Equal Chance by Cheryl Lynn Greenberg
To Ask for an Equal Chance

The Great Depression hit Americans hard, but none harder than African Americans and the working poor. To Ask for an Equal Chance explores black experiences during this period and the intertwined challenges posed by race and class. "Last hired, firstfired,"
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Cheryl Lynn Greenberg7 May 2012$18.99

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Tiananmen Moon by Philip J. Cunningham
Tiananmen Moon

This compelling book provides a vivid firsthand account of the student demonstrations and massacre in Tiananmen Square in 1989. Uniquely placed as a Western observer drawn into active participation through Chinese friends in the uprising, Philip J Cunningham
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Philip J. Cunningham12 May 2012$18.99

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The Wounded Warrior Handbook: A Resource Guide for Returning Veterans by Don Philpott & Janelle Hill
The Wounded Warrior Handbook: A Resource Guide for Returning Veterans

The Wounded Warrior Handbook provides our wounded heroes and their families with quick, straightforward answers to the questions they suddenly face and guides them through the deluge of processes, procedures, and policies they must adhere to in order to
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Foundations of Sephardic Spirituality: The Inner Life of Jews of the Ottoman Empire by Rabbi Marc D. Angel
Foundations of Sephardic Spirituality: The Inner Life of Jews of the Ottoman Empire

Along with presenting the historical framework and folklore of Jewish life in the Ottoman Empire, Rabbi Angel focuses on what you can learn from the Sephardic sages and from their folk wisdom that can help you live a stronger, deeper spiritual life.
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Floods, Famines, and Emperors: El Nino and the Fate of Civilizations by Brian Fagan
Floods, Famines, and Emperors: El Nino and the Fate of Civilizations

Reissued and updated ten years after its original publication, a dazzlingly original book—far ahead of its time—explains how the world's best-known climate event affect ed the rise and fall of civilizations
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The Yellow Briar: A Story of the Irish on the Canadian Countryside by Patrick Slater
The Yellow Briar: A Story of the Irish on the Canadian Countryside

The charming remembrance of an Irish orphan who escapes the Great Famine of 1840s Ireland and comes to the New World to seek a fresh start in the pioneer hinterland of Canada West (Ontario). Slater captures perfectly the lilt of the Irish and the wry wisdom
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Patrick Slater19 Jul 2012$18.99

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Stealing Secrets: How a Few Daring Women Deceived Generals, Impacted Battles, and Altered the Course of the Civil War by H. Donald Donald Winkler
Stealing Secrets: How a Few Daring Women Deceived Generals, Impacted Battles, and Altered the Course of the Civil War

Clandestine missions. Clever, devious, daring. Passionately committed to a cause.

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H. Donald Donald Winkler21 Jul 2012$18.99

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The History of Coast Artillery in the British Army by Colonel K. W. Maurice-Jones
The History of Coast Artillery in the British Army

A concise history of Britain's coastal artillery defences from the death of Elizabeth I to the formal disbanding of the Coastal Artillery arm in 1956. The book, therefore, covers the rise and fall of the British Empire, and as such it is as much concerned
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Colonel K. W. Maurice-Jones4 Aug 2012$18.99

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History of 99 Squadron: Independent Force - Royal Air Force: March 1918 - November 1918 by L. A. Pattinson
History of 99 Squadron: Independent Force - Royal Air Force: March 1918 - November 1918

A squadron history strictly based on the unit's diary of operations on the Western Front in the final year of the Great War, and written by the squadron commander. 99 was a bombing squadron, equipped with DH9s, and employed on long-distance raids both
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The End of the Holocaust by Alvin H. Rosenfeld
The End of the Holocaust

In this provocative work, Alvin H. Rosenfeld contends that the proliferation of books, films, television programs, museums, and public commemorations related to the Holocaust has, perversely, brought about a diminution of its meaning and a denigration
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FDR, Dewey, and the Election of 1944 by David M. Jordan
FDR, Dewey, and the Election of 1944

Although the presidential election of 1944 placed FDR in the White House for an unprecedented fourth term, historical memory of the election itself has been overshadowed by the war, Roosevelt's health and his death the following April, Truman's ascendancy,
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David M. Jordan17 Aug 2012$18.99

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Hitler's Commanders: Officers of the Wehrmacht, the Luftwaffe, the Kriegsmarine, and the Waffen-SS by Samuel W. Mitcham Jr. & Gene Mueller
Hitler's Commanders: Officers of the Wehrmacht, the Luftwaffe, the Kriegsmarine, and the Waffen-SS

Now in an expanded edition that includes biographies of the generals of Stalingrad and a new chapter on the panzer commanders, this book offers rare insight into the men who ran Nazi Germany's war machine. Going beyond common stereotypes, Samuel W.
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Samuel W. Mitcham Jr. &
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Hitler's Commanders: Officers of the Wehrmacht, the Luftwaffe, the Kriegsmarine, and the Waffen-SS by Samuel W. Mitcham Jr. & Gene Mueller
Hitler's Commanders: Officers of the Wehrmacht, the Luftwaffe, the Kriegsmarine, and the Waffen-SS

Now in an expanded edition that includes biographies of the generals of Stalingrad and a new chapter on the panzer commanders, this book offers rare insight into the men who ran Nazi Germany's war machine. Going beyond common stereotypes, Samuel W.
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Samuel W. Mitcham Jr. &
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The Handy History Answer Book by David L. Hudson Jr.
The Handy History Answer Book

A concise guide to all things historical, this feast of facts and compelling stories recounts the revolutionary ideas, acts, and inventions that have changed the world. Beginning with a section on historical eras, this popular reference source tracks

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David L. Hudson Jr.23 Sep 2012$18.99

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Mr. Rockefeller's Roads: The Untold Story of Acadia's Carriage Roads, 2nd Edition by Ann Rockefeller Roberts
Mr. Rockefeller's Roads: The Untold Story of Acadia's Carriage Roads, 2nd Edition

In this fascinating history, first published in 1990, Ann Roberts, the granddaughter of John D. Rockefeller, Jr., recounts the story of "the Rockefeller Roads of Acadia National Park," and of a man ahead of his time. This second edition includes an entirely
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Spy Handler: Memoir of a KGB Officer: The True Story of the Man Who Recruited Robert Hanssen and Aldrich Ames by Victor Cherkashin & Gregory Feifer
Spy Handler: Memoir of a KGB Officer: The True Story of the Man Who Recruited Robert Hanssen and Aldrich Ames

In a memoir more chilling than a John le Carre novel, we meet the senior KGB officer who recruited and handled two of America's most dangerous traitors, and whose career spanned four continents
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America's Beginnings: The Dramatic Events that Shaped a Nation's Character by Tony Williams
America's Beginnings: The Dramatic Events that Shaped a Nation's Character

At a time when surveys reveal that Americans know less and less about our past, Tony Williams provides entertaining and informative descriptions of 50 key events-some known and some forgotten—that shaped colonial and revolutionary America, from
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Empire of the Sikhs: The Life and Times of Maharaja Ranjit Singh by Patwant Singh & Jyoti M. Rai
Empire of the Sikhs: The Life and Times of Maharaja Ranjit Singh

Ranjit Singh has been largely written out of accounts of India's past by British historians, yet he was one of the most powerful and charismatic figures in Indian history. He unified the warring chiefdoms of the Punjab into an extraordinary northern empire,
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Gospel of Freedom: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Letter from Birmingham Jail and the Struggle That Changed a Nation by Jonathan Rieder
Gospel of Freedom: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Letter from Birmingham Jail and the Struggle That Changed a Nation

"I am in Birmingham because injustice is here," declared Martin Luther King, Jr. He had come to that city of racist terror convinced that massive protest could topple Jim Crow. But the insurgency faltered. To revive it, King made a sacrificial act on Good
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Battlefields of Canada by Mary Beacock Fryer
Battlefields of Canada

Fryer encompasses 300 years of history highlighting 16 of the most significant Canadian battles, including Batoche, Louisbourg, and the Plains of Abraham.
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Stonewall Jackson: The Good Soldier by Allen Tate
Stonewall Jackson: The Good Soldier

In this vivid portrait of one of the South's ablest (and most enigmatic) commanders, Allen Tate portrays the warrior whom Lee would mourn as "his right arm." Southern Classics Series.
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The Ku Klux Klan in the City, 1915-1930 by Kenneth T. Jackson
The Ku Klux Klan in the City, 1915-1930

Revising conventional wisdom about the Klan, Mr. Jackson shows that its roots in the 1920s can also be found in the burgeoning cities. "Comprehensively researched, methodically organized, lucidly written...a book to be respected."-Journal of American
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Exploring Alamo Legends by Wallace Chariton
Exploring Alamo Legends

After years of researching all available Alamo records, including primary letters and accounts by participants, government documents from the period, newspaper articles, diary entries, and even receipts, Wallace O. Chariton has answered these and many
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From the Secret Files of J. Edgar Hoover by Athan Theoharis
From the Secret Files of J. Edgar Hoover

Documents from the late FBI director's secret files reveal for the first time the shocking extent of FBI activities in spying on prominent Americans and political groups. "A grimly fascinating-and profoundly disturbing-self-exposure by one of the false
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From the Secret Files of J. Edgar Hoover by Athan Theoharis
From the Secret Files of J. Edgar Hoover

Documents from the late FBI director's secret files reveal for the first time the shocking extent of FBI activities in spying on prominent Americans and political groups. "A grimly fascinating-and profoundly disturbing-self-exposure by one of the false
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A Pilgrim's Path: Freemasonry and the Religious Right by John J. Robinson
A Pilgrim's Path: Freemasonry and the Religious Right

It's a masterpiece...if you're interested in American Masonry and its impact on our country, this book is for you.-Brent Morris, The Scottish Rite Journal
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Victorian Minds: A Study of Intellectuals in Crisis and Ideologies in Transition by Gertrude Himmelfarb
Victorian Minds: A Study of Intellectuals in Crisis and Ideologies in Transition

A study of intellectuals in crisis and of ideologies in transition, elegant in style and thought. "Few works that I know convey the excitement of the intellectual life of 19th-century England as immediately...

The essays are remarkable no less for the

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Riots in the Cities: Popular Politics and the Urban Poor in Latin America 1765-1910 by Servando Ortoll
Riots in the Cities: Popular Politics and the Urban Poor in Latin America 1765-1910

The goal of Riots in the Cities, editors Silvia Marina Arrom and Servando Ortoll contend, is to encourage Latin Americanists to rethink standard notions of urban politics before the populist era. The actual political power wielded by the underprivileged
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The Torment of Secrecy: The Background and Consequences of American Secruity Policies by Edward Shils
The Torment of Secrecy: The Background and Consequences of American Secruity Policies

One of the few minor classics to emerge from the cold war years of McCarthyism-an essay in sociological analysis and political philosophy that considers the cold war preoccupation with espionage, sabotage, and subversion at home, and the agitation so wildly
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I Remember Sunnyside by Mike Filey
I Remember Sunnyside

This book captures the spirit of the best of times - a magical era that can be captured only in memory and photographs.
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Abstraction and Empathy: A Contribution to the Psychology of Style by Wilhelm Worringer
Abstraction and Empathy: A Contribution to the Psychology of Style

Worringer's classic study argues that in historical periods of anxiety and uncertainty, man seeks to abstract objects from their unpredictable state and transform them into absolute, transcendental forms. With an introduction by Hilton Kramer.
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Wilhelm Worringer17 May 2013$18.99

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The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers Movement by Susan Ferriss & Ricardo Sandoval
The Fight in the Fields: Cesar Chavez and the Farmworkers Movement

A "vivid, well-documented account of the farmworkers movement"(Philadelphia Inquirer) and its prime mover, Cesar Chavez. Edited by Diana Hembree with a foreword by Gary Soto and essays by Carey McWilliams, Victor Villaseñor, Alfredo Véa, Jr., Peter Matthiessen,
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Slavery in the Arab World by Murray Gordon
Slavery in the Arab World

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A comprehensive portrait of slavery in the Islamic world from earliest times until today..."-Arab Book World

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Slavery in the Arab World by Murray Gordon
Slavery in the Arab World

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A comprehensive portrait of slavery in the Islamic world from earliest times until today..."-Arab Book World

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The South Side: The Racial Transformation of an American Neighborhood by Louis Rosen
The South Side: The Racial Transformation of an American Neighborhood

A powerful and moving story of the racial transformation of an American neighborhood, told in memoir and oral narrative. "It deserves to become a classic...

This text needs to be understood and performed at least as regularly as Thornton Wilder's Our

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A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide by Samantha Power
A Problem From Hell: America and the Age of Genocide

A character-driven study of some of the darkest moments in our national history, when America failed to prevent or stop 20th-century campaigns to exterminate Armenians, Jews, Cambodians, Iraqi Kurds, Bosnians, and Rwandans .
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Samantha Power12 Jun 2013$18.99

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Cartoon History of Texas by Evault Boswell
Cartoon History of Texas

Based on a 1912 publication about Texans who fought for the South in the Civil War, Texas Boys in Gray presents a collection of fascinating remembrances of those who were there. Sometimes humorous and sometimes heartbreaking, the experiences of these men
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Evault Boswell13 Jun 2013$18.99

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A Field Guide to Stone Artifacts of Texas Indians by Ellen Sue Turner & Thomas R. Hester
A Field Guide to Stone Artifacts of Texas Indians

This book identifies and describes more than 200 dart and arrow projectile points and stone tools used by prehistoric Native Americans in Texas.
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Thomas R. Hester
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Texas Justice, Bought and Paid For by Mona D. Sizer
Texas Justice, Bought and Paid For

Everyone loves a good murder mystery, and in this case, the murders and the outcomes are both quite real. Justice, it seems, like everything else, has its price. There is a long history of prominent Texans who have bought their way out of the heinous criminal
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American Beliefs: What Keeps a Big Country and a Diverse People United by John Harmon McElroy
American Beliefs: What Keeps a Big Country and a Diverse People United

Why do so many different people with widely dissimilar ideas and customs get along as Americans? In American Beliefs, John McElroy identifies and explains those essential ideas that keep a big country and a diverse people united, tracing them historically
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American Beliefs: What Keeps a Big Country and a Diverse People United by John Harmon McElroy
American Beliefs: What Keeps a Big Country and a Diverse People United

Why do so many different people with widely dissimilar ideas and customs get along as Americans? In American Beliefs, John McElroy identifies and explains those essential ideas that keep a big country and a diverse people united, tracing them historically
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The 100 Most Important Events in Christian History by A. Kenneth Curtis & J. Stephen Lang & Randy Petersen
The 100 Most Important Events in Christian History

Brush up on the people, places, and events every Christian should know about with this fascinating, accessible guide. Ideal for pastors and speakers.
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J. Stephen Lang &
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The Holocaust in American Life by Peter Novick
The Holocaust in American Life

Prize-winning historian Peter Novick illuminates the reasons Americans ignored the Holocaust for so long -- how dwelling on German crimes interfered with Cold War mobilization; how American Jews, not wanting to be thought of as victims, avoided the subject.
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Vindicating the Founders: Race, Sex, Class, and Justice in the Origins of America by Thomas G. West
Vindicating the Founders: Race, Sex, Class, and Justice in the Origins of America

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

Loaded with tangy tales of spirits who inhabit places where you can spend a night or have a bite to eat. Listed by city, each haunted locale provides in-depth history about the spirited occupants, current facts and additional references.
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Nimrod: Rise and Fall by Tony Blackman
Nimrod: Rise and Fall

The scrapping of the Nimrod program has been one of the most controversial events in the military aviation world for many a year. For most of its operational life, from 1969 to date, its contribution to the defense of the realm and its role in offensive
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Tony Blackman13 Jul 2013$18.99

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Edge of the World: Ross Island, Antarctica A Personal and Historical Narrative of Exploration, Adventure, Tragedy, and Survival by Charles Neider
Edge of the World: Ross Island, Antarctica A Personal and Historical Narrative of Exploration, Adventure, Tragedy, and Survival

Author and Antarctic explorer Neider recounts the history of expeditions to the South Pole along with his own adventure stranded on Mt. Erebus after a near-fatal helicopter crash.
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I Am Soldier of Fortune: Dancing with Devils by Lt. Col. Robert Brown & Vann Spencer
I Am Soldier of Fortune: Dancing with Devils

Robert K. Brown, former Green Beret, after a bizarre military career that succeeded in getting him kicked out of Special Forces not once but twice, and completing the Command and General Staff College without a security clearance, while meantime being
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Hearst Over Hollywood: Power, Passion, and Propaganda in the Movies by Louis Pizzitola
Hearst Over Hollywood: Power, Passion, and Propaganda in the Movies

Hollywood—crossroads of filmmaking, mythmaking, and politics—was dominated by one man more than any other for most of its history. It was William Randolph Hearst who understood how to use cinema to exploit the public's desire for entertainment
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Best Little Stories from the White House: More Than 100 True Stories by C. Brian Kelly
Best Little Stories from the White House: More Than 100 True Stories

Behind the White House's impressive facade lies the long history of the men who have lived and governed within it's walls. From births to deaths, weddings to funerals, the White House has seen it all. In Best Little Stories from the White House, author

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C. Brian Kelly29 Jul 2013$18.99

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Flying Canucks II: Pioneers of Canadian Aviation by Peter Pigott
Flying Canucks II: Pioneers of Canadian Aviation

In his second book about Canadian aviation, Peter Pigott examines the lives of several of these innovators.
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Race and Revolution by Gary B. Nash
Race and Revolution

Race and Revolution is a trenchant study of the revolutionary generation's early efforts to right the apparent contradiction of slavery and of their ultimate compromises that not only left the institution intact, but provided it with the protection of
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Race and Revolution by Gary B. Nash
Race and Revolution

Race and Revolution is a trenchant study of the revolutionary generation's early efforts to right the apparent contradiction of slavery and of their ultimate compromises that not only left the institution intact, but provided it with the protection of
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Six Women of Salem: The Untold Story of the Accused and Their Accusers in the Salem Witch Trials by Marilynne K. Roach
Six Women of Salem: The Untold Story of the Accused and Their Accusers in the Salem Witch Trials

A narrative that allows readers to experience the history of the Salem witch trials through the eyes of those who lived it
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Alamo Traces: New Evidence and New Conclusions by Thomas Ricks Lindley
Alamo Traces: New Evidence and New Conclusions

Never wavering in its search for the bedrock of fact, this book is a methodical, piece-by-piece dismantling of what we thought we knew and a convincing speculation about what might have really happened during that courageous fight for independence.
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Toronto Sketches 7: The Way We Were by Mike Filey
Toronto Sketches 7: The Way We Were

These are collections of Mike Filey's best work from his popular and long-running Toronto Sun column, "The Way We Were."
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The War the Women Lived by Walter Sullivan
The War the Women Lived

Selections from the Civil War diaries and memoirs of twenty-three Southern women form an account of the war as it was lived and endured on the domestic front in the South.
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Yoshimasa and the Silver Pavilion: The Creation of the Soul of Japan by Donald Keene
Yoshimasa and the Silver Pavilion: The Creation of the Soul of Japan

During Yoshimasa's reign, the aesthetic taste of the Japanese was shaped: the nõ theater flourished, Japanese gardens were developed, and the tea ceremony had its origins in a small room at the Silver Pavilion. Flower arrangement, ink painting, and shoin-zukuri

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Donald Keene9 Oct 2013$18.99

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Inverting The Pyramid: The History of Soccer Tactics by Jonathan Wilson
Inverting The Pyramid: The History of Soccer Tactics

“An outstanding work … the [soccer] book of the decade." —Sunday Business Post

Inverting the Pyramid is a pioneering soccer book that chronicles the evolution of soccer tactics and the lives of the itinerant coaching geniuses who have

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Jonathan Wilson15 Oct 2013$18.99

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Chamberlain and the Lost Peace by John Charmley
Chamberlain and the Lost Peace

An important new reappraisal of the immediate origins of World War II. "Entertaining and absorbing...

Chamberlain hardly emerges a hero from these pages, but at least there is no excuse left for regarding him as no more than a wimp in a wing-collar."

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John Charmley18 Oct 2013$18.99

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Handy African American History Answer Book by Jessie Carney Smith
Handy African American History Answer Book

Walking readers through a rich but often overlooked part of American history, this compendium addresses the people, times, and events that influenced and changed African American history. An overview of major biographical figures and history-making events

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Jessie Carney Smith30 Oct 2013$18.99

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Behind the Facade of Stalin's Command Economy: Evidence from the Soviet State and Party Archives by Paul Gregory
Behind the Facade of Stalin's Command Economy: Evidence from the Soviet State and Party Archives

The "red files" revealed. Examining the period from the early 1930s through Stalin's death in 1953—the height of the Stalinist regime—this enlightening book reveals what we have learned from the archives, what has surprised us, and what has confirmed
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De Imperio: An Extract 27-45 by Cicero
De Imperio: An Extract 27-45

De Imperio Cn. Pompeii (in support of Pompey), or Pro Lege Manilia, (in favour of the Manilian law) was Cicero's first speech on public affairs. Delivered in 66 AD when Cicero was praetor, he argued in support of a proposal from Manilius, the tribune
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Cicero30 Nov 2013$18.99

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BEYOND COURAGE: Air Sea Rescue by Walrus Squadrons in the Adriatic, Mediterranean and Tyrrhenian Seas 1942-1945 by Norman Franks
BEYOND COURAGE: Air Sea Rescue by Walrus Squadrons in the Adriatic, Mediterranean and Tyrrhenian Seas 1942-1945

This new book covers the adventures of 283, 284, 293 and 294 Walrus Squadrons, operating from North Africa, Sicily, Italy and Sardinia. The pilots, like their counterparts in England, knew of the dangers of landing on the sea. It was a daunting task attempting
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Norman Franks18 Dec 2013$18.99

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Slavery in Colonial America, 1619-1776 by Betty Wood
Slavery in Colonial America, 1619-1776

Distinguished scholar Betty Wood clearly explains the evolution of the transatlantic slave trade and compares the regional social and economic forces that affected the growth of slavery in early America. In addition, Wood provides a window into the reality
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Slavery in Colonial America, 1619-1776 by Betty Wood
Slavery in Colonial America, 1619-1776

Distinguished scholar Betty Wood clearly explains the evolution of the transatlantic slave trade and compares the regional social and economic forces that affected the growth of slavery in early America. In addition, Wood provides a window into the reality
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Anniversary Compulsion: Canada's Centennial Celebrations, A Model Mega-Anniversary by Peter H. Aykroyd
Anniversary Compulsion: Canada's Centennial Celebrations, A Model Mega-Anniversary

Whether it is birthdays, wedding anniversaries, Thanksgiving dinners or New Year's celebrations, we humans demonstrate a peculiar compulsion to celebrate the continuing cycle of the recurrent calendar dates that mark our lives.

Public events of the same

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Why Stop? A Guide to Texas Roadside Historical Markers by Awbrey & Dooley
Why Stop? A Guide to Texas Roadside Historical Markers

This guide to more than 2,500 Texas roadside markers features historical events; famous and infamous Texans; origins of towns, churches, and organizations; battles, skirmishes, and gunfights; and settlers, pioneers, Indians, and outlaws. This fifth
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Awbrey &
Dooley
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Discover Texas Dinosaurs: Where They Lived, How They Lived, and the Scientists Who Study Them by Charles E. Finsley & Dr. Wann Langston
Discover Texas Dinosaurs: Where They Lived, How They Lived, and the Scientists Who Study Them

Go behind the scenes and into the vaults of Texas dinosaur study. Through photos and narrative, many of Texas' most dedicated scientists show you actual specimens of native and nonnative dinosaur material. This book features photos of the fossilized bones
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Charles E. Finsley &
Dr. Wann Langston
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The Admirals: Canada's Senior Naval Leadership in the Twentieth Century by Michael Whitby & Richard H. Gimblett & Peter Haydon
The Admirals: Canada's Senior Naval Leadership in the Twentieth Century

A biographical compendium of articles on the officers who led Canada's navy from 1910 to 1968.
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Michael Whitby &
Richard H. Gimblett &
Peter Haydon
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Dawn Over Suez: The Rise of American Power in the Middle East, 1953-1957 by Steven Z. Freiberger
Dawn Over Suez: The Rise of American Power in the Middle East, 1953-1957

The most definitive account of the Suez affair to date, based on newly opened archives.
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Dawn Over Suez: The Rise of American Power in the Middle East, 1953-1957 by Steven Z. Freiberger
Dawn Over Suez: The Rise of American Power in the Middle East, 1953-1957

The most definitive account of the Suez affair to date, based on newly opened archives.
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The African American Experience in Vietnam: Brothers in Arms by James E. Westheider
The African American Experience in Vietnam: Brothers in Arms

In this book James E. Westheider explores the social and professional paradoxes facing African-American soldiers in Vietnam. Service in the military started as a demonstration of the merits of integration as blacks competed with whites on a near equal
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The African American Experience in Vietnam: Brothers in Arms by James E. Westheider
The African American Experience in Vietnam: Brothers in Arms

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Beginning with the economic, political, and social forces behind the conflict, continuing to the first shots fired at Fort Sumter, the military strategies, battles, and people, and following Lee's surrender at Appomattox to the reconstruction and modern
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Petersburg Campaign, The: The Western Front Battles, September 1864 - April 1865, Volume 2 by Edwin Bearss & Bryce Suderow
Petersburg Campaign, The: The Western Front Battles, September 1864 - April 1865, Volume 2

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

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

Updated annually, East & Southeast Asia provides just enough historical background on the evolution of modern East & Southeast Asia to help readers understand contemporary developments in this vital region.
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