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    The House the Rockefellers Built: A Tale of Money, Taste, and Power in Twentieth-Century America by Robert F. Dalzell & Lee Baldwin Dalzell    Desperate Engagement: How a Little-Known Civil War Battle Saved Washington, D.C., and Changed American History by Marc Leepson    The Culture of Defeat: On National Trauma, Mourning, and Recovery by Wolfgang Schivelbusch    Ranger Knowledge: The All-Inclusive Study Guide for Rangers by Erik Larsen & Jack Murphy & Sofrep    Africa Lost: Rhodesia's COIN Killing Machine by Dan Tharp & Sofrep & Brandon Webb    The Flag: The Basis for the CNN Films Documentary by David Friend    A History of Ancient Egypt: From the First Farmers to the Great Pyramid by John Romer    Let Freedom Ring: Stanley Tretick's Iconic Images of the March on Washington by Kitty Kelley    Brotherhood of the Bomb: The Tangled Lives and Loyalties of Robert Oppenheimer, Ernest Lawrence, and Edward Teller by Gregg Herken    Democracy Reborn: The Fourteenth Amendment and the Fight for Equal Rights in Post-Civil War America by Garrett Epps    Marianne in Chains: Daily Life in the Heart of France During the German Occupation by Robert Gildea    Frederick the Great: A Life in Deed and Letters by Giles MacDonogh    The Pirate Wars by Peter Earle    Tecumseh: A Life by John Sugden    The Virus and the Vaccine: Contaminated Vaccine, Deadly Cancers, and Government Neglect by Debbie Bookchin & Jim Schumacher    The Burning: Massacre, Destruction, and the Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 by Tim Madigan    The Manor: Three Centuries at a Slave Plantation on Long Island by Mac Griswold    The Invention of Murder: How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime by Judith Flanders    The Terror: The Shadow of the Guillotine: France 1792 - 1794 by Graeme Fife    Never Done: A History of American Housework by Susan Strasser    Bringing It All Back Home: An Oral History of New York City's Vietnam Veterans by Philip F. Napoli    Nelson: The Sword of Albion by John Sugden    Survivor: Auschwitz, the Death March and My Fight for Freedom by Sam Pivnik    The Twelve Caesars: The Dramatic Lives of the Emperors of Rome by Matthew Dennison    The Spy Who Loved: The Secrets and Lives of Christine Granville by Clare Mulley    One Palestine, Complete: Jews and Arabs Under the British Mandate by Tom Segev    The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945 by Rick Atkinson    The Woman Before Wallis: Prince Edward, the Parisian Courtesan, and the Perfect Murder by Andrew Rose    Shakespeare's Pub: A Barstool History of London as Seen Through the Windows of Its Oldest Pub - The George Inn by Pete Brown    The Story of Spanish by Jean-Benoit Nadeau & Julie Barlow    Earned in Blood: My Journey from Old-Breed Marine to the Most Dangerous Job in America by Thurman Miller    Back in the Fight: The Explosive Memoir of a Special Operator Who Never Gave Up by Joseph Kapacziewski & Charles W. Sasser    The Way West: True Stories of the American Frontier by James A. Crutchfield    The Pity of It All: A Portrait of the German-Jewish Epoch, 1743-1933 by Amos Elon    Brutal Journey: The Epic Story of the First Crossing of North America by Paul Schneider    The Genius of Earth Day: How a 1970 Teach-In Unexpectedly Made the First Green Generation by Adam Rome    Baby Meets World: Suck, Smile, Touch, Toddle: A Journey Through Infancy by Nicholas Day    Trident K9 Warriors: My Tale from the Training Ground to the Battlefield with Elite Navy SEAL Canines by Mike Ritland & Gary Brozek    Paris Reborn: Napol?on III, Baron Haussmann, and the Quest to Build a Modern City by Stephane Kirkland    Pepper: A History of the World's Most Influential Spice by Marjorie Shaffer    The Fighting Irish: The Story of the Extraordinary Irish Soldier by Tim Newark    The Secretary: A Journey with Hillary Clinton from Beirut to the Heart of American Power: A Journey with Hillary Clinton from Be by Kim Ghattas    A Long Day at the End of the World: A Story of Desecration and Revelation in the Deep South by Brent Hendricks    The Devouring Dragon: How China's Rise Threatens Our Natural World by Craig Simons    Picking Up: On the Streets and Behind the Trucks with the Sanitation Workers of New York City by Robin Nagle    Battle Ready: Memoir of a SEAL Warrior Medic by Mark L. Donald & Scott Mactavish    The Faithful Executioner: Life and Death, Honor and Shame in the Turbulent Sixteenth Century by Joel F. Harrington    The Year Without Summer: 1816 and the Volcano That Darkened the World and Changed History by William K. Klingaman & Nicholas P. Klingaman    The Golden Shore: California's Love Affair with the Sea by David Helvarg    Where the Cherry Tree Grew: The Story of Ferry Farm, George Washington's Boyhood Home by Philip Levy
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Of Great Character

Of Great Character by Joseph A. ByrneOf Great Character is a social thriller. It demonstrates the principle that true greatness is often found in ordinary circumstances. The book uses the often thrilling events of the pea harvest to illustrate this principle.

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Every Trail Has a Story: Heritage Travel in Canada

Every Trail Has a Story: Heritage Travel in Canada by Bob HendersonCanada is packed with intriguing destinations where heritage and landscape interact. Bob Henderson captures our living history and its relationship to the land.
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America Sold

America Sold by Ira J. LyonsA politically powerful, organized group of thieves have conned people out of the deeds for their homes and land. This is occurring in Virginia and North Carolina and very likely happening throughout the United States of America. Amazingly, this is part
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Degenerate Art Exhibition Guide 1937 - Bilingual edition German - English

Degenerate Art Exhibition Guide 1937 - Bilingual edition German - English by Fritz KaiserFor the first time the Degenerate Art Exhibition Guide has been translated and published as a bilingual edition. The English speaking world finally has access to a key text from a dark period of art history. Many of the paintings described as degenerate
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Walking with Lincoln

Walking with Lincoln by Thomas FreilingAbraham Lincoln faced many serious challenges during his life. Yet he rose above it all--and his faith in God was the indispensible ingredient in his life's journey. Even generations later we can still learn from Lincoln's faith-filled principles to overcome
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1918 Year of Victory

1918 Year of Victory by Ashley EkinsWorld War I, 'The Great War' involved the mobilisation of some 70 million soldiers worldwide. It produced images of such pervasive horror on the Western Front that it defined warfare in human memory long into the twentieth century. The war also left a
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War Wounds

War Wounds by Ekins AshleyThe history of warfare and the history of medicine are closely intertwined. The major wars of the last hundred years - from the First World War to more recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan - have driven advances in treatments for wounds and pain management,
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American History-Student

American History-Student by James P. Stobaugh

Respected Christian educator, Dr. James Stobaugh, offers an entire year of high school American history curriculum in an easy to teach and comprehensive volume. American History: Observations & Assessments from Early Settlement to Today provides challenging

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British History-Student

British History-Student by James P. StobaughRespected Christian educator, Dr. James Stobaugh, offers an entire year of high school British history curriculum in an easy to teach and comprehensive volume. British History: Observations & Assessments from Early Cultures to Today provides challenging
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Unveiling the Kings of Israel

Unveiling the Kings of Israel by David DownUnearth the history of the small nation of Israel – the troubled and devastating periods of loss and exile – once lost to time. Far from being a book of myths, the Bible is an amazing historical record, and each year, more archaeological discoveries
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Retribution

Retribution by Carmen RodríguezWhen Vancouver-based artist Tania receives a letter suggesting that her biological father may not be the man she has always known as such, her world turns upside down. As she struggles to understand the implications of this news and delves into her family's
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Lone Wolf Terror and the Rise of Leaderless Resistance

Lone Wolf Terror and the Rise of Leaderless Resistance by George MichaelOn July 22, 2011, Anders Behring Breivik detonated a car bomb in downtown Oslo, Norway. He didn't stop there, traveling several hours from the city to ambush a youth camp while the rest of Norway was distracted by his earlier attack. That's where the facts
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Doing Time for Peace: Resistance, Family, and Community

Doing Time for Peace: Resistance, Family, and Community by Rosalie G. RiegleIn this compelling collection of oral histories, more than seventy-five peacemakers describe how they say no to war-making in the strongest way possible--by engaging in civil disobedience and paying the consequences in jail or prison. These courageous
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Reckoning Day: Race, Place, and the Atom Bomb in Postwar America

Reckoning Day: Race, Place, and the Atom Bomb in Postwar America by Jacqueline FoertschToo often lost in our understanding of the American Cold War crisis, with its nuclear brinkmanship and global political chess game, is the simultaneous crisis on the nation's racial front. Reckoning Day is the first book to examine the relationship of
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The Federalist Society: How Conservatives Took the Law Back from Liberals

The Federalist Society: How Conservatives Took the Law Back from Liberals by Michael Avery & Danielle McLaughlinOver the last thirty years, the Federal Society for Law and Public Policy Studies has grown from a small group of disaffected conservative law students into an organization with extraordinary influence over American law and politics. Although the organization
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Chomsky's Challenge to American Power: A Guide for the Critical Reader

Chomsky's Challenge to American Power: A Guide for the Critical Reader by Anthony F. GrecoNoam Chomsky is a pioneering scholar in the field of linguistics, but he is better known as a public intellectual: an iconoclastic, radical critic of US politics and foreign policy. Chomsky's Challenge examines most of the major subjects Chomsky has
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Toxic War: The Story of Agent Orange

Toxic War: The Story of Agent Orange by Peter SillsThe war in Vietnam, spanning more than twenty years, was one of the most divisive conflicts ever to envelop the United States, and its complexity and consequences did not end with the fall of Saigon in 1975. As Peter Sills demonstrates in Toxic War,
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Traumatic States: Gendered Violence, Suffering, and Care in Chile

Traumatic States: Gendered Violence, Suffering, and Care in Chile by Nia ParsonThe end of the Pinochet regime in Chile saw the emergence of an organized feminist movement that influenced legal and social responses to gender-based violence, and with it new laws and avenues for reporting violence that never before existed. What emerged
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The Treaty: Every New Zealander's Guide to the Treaty of Waitangi

The Treaty: Every New Zealander's Guide to the Treaty of Waitangi by Marcia Stenson

A clear and concise explanation of the Treaty of Waitangi for everyday readers.This book covers the history of the Treaty — from the events leading up to the signing, the signing and the Maori and English versions — and it also looks at the wider

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Songs Sung Red, White, and Blue

Songs Sung Red, White, and Blue by Ace Collins

Throughout our nation's history, patriotic songs have lifted our spirits during hard times and brought us closer to our heritage and to each other. Behind these "songs sung red, white, and blue" are unforgettable stories that will enrich your appreciation

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City of Oranges: Arabs and Jews in Jaffa

City of Oranges: Arabs and Jews in Jaffa by Adam LeBor

Jaffa - famed for its orange groves - was for centuries a city of traders, merchants, teachers and administrators, home to Muslims, Christians and Jews alike. That is, until the founding of the state of Israel, which was simultaneously a moment of

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War Against the Taliban: Why It All Went Wrong in Afghanistan

War Against the Taliban: Why It All Went Wrong in Afghanistan by Sandy GallAfghanistan's strategically significant lands have long been fought over by foreign invaders. Today, as yet another generation risks life and limb in this inhospitable territory, an ever-rising death toll puts back under the spotlight the way the modern
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The Taste of Apple

The Taste of Apple by James LaidlerWinner, IP Picks Best First Book, 2010 Pedro Jones is lost. Abandoned by his father and forced into commission housing with his Filipino immigrant mother, the future seems bleak. But when Pedro meets the 'mad' street busker, Johnny Lazzaro, and gets involved
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How the States Got Their Shapes

How the States Got Their Shapes by Mark SteinWhy does Oklahoma have that panhandle? Did someone make a mistake?

We are so familiar with the map of the United States that our state borders seem as much a part of nature as mountains and rivers. Even the oddities - the entire state of Maryland(!)

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Moondust

Moondust by Andrew Smith

The Apollo lunar missions of the 1960s and 1970s have been called the last optimistic acts of the twentieth century. Twelve astronauts made this greatest of all journeys and were indelibly marked by it, for better or for worse. Journalist Andrew Smith

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Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival

Astoria: John Jacob Astor and Thomas Jefferson's Lost Pacific Empire: A Story of Wealth, Ambition, and Survival by Peter Stark

In the tradition of The Lost City of Z and Skeleton in the Zahara, Astoria is the thrilling, true-adventure tale of the 1810 Astor Expedition, an epic, now forgotten, three-year journey to forge an American empire on the Pacific Coast. Peter Stark

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The Most Dangerous Man in Australia?

The Most Dangerous Man in Australia? by Barbara WinterWho was "the most dangerous man in Australia" in the years before World War II? Was it the geologist who obtained nickel and molybdenite to prolong the life of Krupp guns and help "our dear Führer" to win the next war? Or perhaps the journalist who took
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Aboriginals and the Mining Industry: Case studies of the Australian experience

Aboriginals and the Mining Industry: Case studies of the Australian experience by David Cousins & John NieuwenhuysenAboriginals and the Mining Industry reviews the participation of Aborigines in mining company employment. It examines the contribution of land rights legislation to protecting Aboriginal interests, and it asks how far the growth of mining in remote parts
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Arabs & Israel For Beginners

Arabs & Israel For Beginners by Ron DavidArabs & Israel For Beginners covers the Middle East from ancient times to the present, tells the truth in plain English, and is one of the few non-scholarly books that is relentlessly fair to both Jews and Arabs. If you want to continue to believe fairy
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A Comrade Lost and Found: A Beijing Memoir

A Comrade Lost and Found: A Beijing Memoir by Jan Wong

In the early 1970s, at the height of the Cultural Revolution, Jan Wong traveled from Canada to become one of only two Westerners permitted to study at Beijing University. One day a fellow student, Yin Luoyi, asked for help getting to the United States.

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Doctor Goebbels: His Life and Death

Doctor Goebbels: His Life and Death by Roger Manvell & Heinrich FraenkelQuite possibly the most dangerous and intelligent member of the Nazi hierarchy, Joseph Goebbels's flair for propaganda and spectacular organization ensured the fu¨hrer's rise to power. As founder of the Reich Chamber of Culture, gauleiter of Berlin, and
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Cooper's Creek: Tragedy and Adventure in the Australian Outback

Cooper's Creek: Tragedy and Adventure in the Australian Outback by Alan MooreheadIn 1860, an expedition set out from Melbourne, Australia, into the interior of the country, with the mission to find a route to the northern coast. Headed by Robert O'Hara Burke and William John Wills, the party of adventurers, scientists, and camels set
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African History For Beginners

African History For Beginners by Herb BoydAfrican History For Beginners explores the rich history of this continent of contrasts. Discover the glory of the Pharaohs and Towers of Zimbabwe, the cosmology of the Yoruba, the courage of the Masai and the golden wonders of Mali, the art treasures
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The Poker Bride: The First Chinese in the Wild West

The Poker Bride: The First Chinese in the Wild West by Christopher CorbettWhen Gold Rush fever gripped the globe in 1849, thousands of Chinese came through San Francisco to seek fortune. In The Poker Bride, Christopher Corbett uses a legend of one extraordinary woman as a lens into this experience. Before 1849, the Chinese
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Harry Tiebout: The Collected Writings

Harry Tiebout: The Collected Writings by AnonymousOne of the first psychiatrists to describe alcoholism as a disease rather than a moral failing or criminal activity, Harry M. Tiebout was also one of the first to wholeheartedly endorse Alcoholics Anonymous as an effective force in the struggle against
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Drummer Boy: Isaiah Van Horn Revolutionary War Veteran and Pioneer of Indiana County Pennsylvania

Drummer Boy: Isaiah Van Horn Revolutionary War Veteran and Pioneer of Indiana County Pennsylvania by J. Derald Morgan PE PhD

This is a book about the ancestors and descendants of Isaiah Van Horn a Pioneer of Indiana County and Drummer Boy in his father's Bucks County, Pennsylvania Malitia. The book delineates all of the descendants that the author could locate and includes

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Prohibition: Thirteen Years That Changed America

Prohibition: Thirteen Years That Changed America by Edward BehrFrom the bestselling author of The Last Emperor comes this rip-roaring history of the government's attempt to end America's love affair with liquor—which failed miserably. On January 16, 1920, America went dry. For the next thirteen years, the
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The Templars: The Secret History Revealed

The Templars: The Secret History Revealed by Barbara FraleBarbara Frale gives us an explosive, exhaustively researched history of the medieval world's most powerful military order, the Templars. At its height, the Order of the Knights Templar rivaled the kingdoms of Europe in military might, economic power, and
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D-Day

D-Day by Martin Gilbert"The Allied landings in 1944 had all the prospects for disaster. Churchill thought he would be woken up to be told of massive casualties. Eisenhower prepared a somber broadcast announcing that the enterprise had failed.

The specter of failure was always

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The Immaculate Invasion

The Immaculate Invasion by Bob ShacochisWidely celebrated upon its original publication in 1999, National Book Award–winning writer Bob Shacochis's The Immaculate Invasion is a gritty, poetic, and revelatory look at the American intervention in Haiti in 1994.

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Hitler: The Memoir of the Nazi Insider Who Turned Against the Fuhrer

Hitler: The Memoir of the Nazi Insider Who Turned Against the Fuhrer by Ernst HanfstaenglOf American and German parentage, Ernst Hanfstaengl graduated from Harvard and ran the family business in New York for a dozen years before returning to Germany in 1921. By chance he heard a then little-known Adolf Hitler speaking in a Munich beer hall
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Feminism and Pop Culture: Seal Studies

Feminism and Pop Culture: Seal Studies by Andi ZeislerWhether or not we like to admit it, pop culture is a lens through which we alternately view and shape the world around us. When it comes to feminism, pop culture aids us in translating feminist philosophies, issues, and concepts into everyday language,
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200,000 Heroes: Italian Partisans and the American OSS in WWII

200,000 Heroes: Italian Partisans and the American OSS in WWII by Leon WecksteinItaly, July 1944. The unendurable insult to Italy's inherently genial way of life brought about by Hitler's storm-troopers and Mussolini's Fascist toadies was both taking its toll on the people of Italy and creating a fledgling underground Resistance movement
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History of the Byzantine Empire, 324-1453, Volume II

History of the Byzantine Empire, 324-1453, Volume II by Alexander A. Vasiliev"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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Antisemitism: Part One of The Origins of Totalitarianism

Antisemitism: Part One of The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah ArendtThe first volume of Arendt's celebrated three-part study of the philosophical origins of the totalitarian mind. This volume focuses on the rise of antisemitism in Europe in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Index.
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Disasters at Sea: A Visual History of Infamous Shipwrecks

Disasters at Sea: A Visual History of Infamous Shipwrecks by Liz MechemA fully illustrated collection of the most thrilling shipwrecks of all time!

Experience the mystery and wonder of the bottom of the sea with over sixty accounts of shipwreck catastrophes. Illustrated with detailed maps and shipwreck locations, Disasters

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Ulysses S Grant

Ulysses S Grant by Mark LardasUlysses Grant was the United States greatest general since George Washington. Like Washington, Grant's battlefield performance in the Civil War was the only factor standing between the United States continuing as one, indivisible nation. Grant was the
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La Salle: Explorer of the North American Frontier

La Salle: Explorer of the North American Frontier by Anka MuhlsteinRobert Chevalier de la Salle, the French historian Anka Muhlstein writes, stands indisputably among Europe's most accomplished explorers. In the 1670s and '80s he crossed over most of what is now French Canada and the middle United States and charted the
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Avenging Angel-John Brown#s Raid on Harpers Ferry 1859

Avenging Angel-John Brown#s Raid on Harpers Ferry 1859 by Ron FieldThe Harpers Ferry raid confirmed for many Southerners the existence of a widespread Northern plot against slavery. In fact, Brown had raised funds for his raid from Northern abolitionists. To arm the slaves, he ordered one thousand pikes from a Connecticut
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On the Seven Seas: Wargames Rules for the Age of Piracy and Adventure c.1500-1730

On the Seven Seas: Wargames Rules for the Age of Piracy and Adventure c.1500-1730 by Chris PeersOn the Seven Seas is a set of wargames rules covering the high adventure and low morals of the world of the pirate. From Drake and his sea-rovers to Blackbeard, the Barbary Corsairs and the Wo-k'ou of the Far East, pirates have haunted seas across the
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Napoleonic Wars: The Essential Bibliography

Napoleonic Wars: The Essential Bibliography by Frederick C. SchneidThe essential bibliography of the Napoleonic Wars
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Soviet Partisan 1941-44

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The Chinese People's Liberation Army since 1949: Ground Forces

The Chinese People's Liberation Army since 1949: Ground Forces by Benjamin LaiThe Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) is the largest army in the world. China is predicted to be on the brink of overtaking the USA as the world's largest economy, and China's military capabilities and global ambitions are the single greatest long-term
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Oveta Culp Hobby: Colonel, Cabinet Member, Philanthropist

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Spymistress: The True Story of the Greatest Female Secret Agent of World War II

Spymistress: The True Story of the Greatest Female Secret Agent of World War II by William Stevenson

She was beautiful. She was ruthless. She had a steel trap for a mind and a will of iron. Born Vera Maria Rosenberg in Bucharest, she became Vera Atkins, legendary spy and holder of the Legion of Honor. Recruited by William Stevenson—the spymaster

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Assignment: Oswald

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Special Agent James Hosty began investigating Lee Harvey Oswald in October 1963, a full month before the JFK assassination. From November 22 on, Hosty watched as everyone from the Dallas Police, the FBI, the CIA, Naval Intelligence, and the State Department

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The British Army since 2000

The British Army since 2000 by James TannerFrom the First Gulf War in Iraq to the ongoing war in Afganistan the British Army has undergone massive changes in everything from mission capabilities to equipment.

Fully illustrated and written by an insider, this engaging book traces the major transformations

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Lion Rampant - Medieval Wargaming Rules

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Africa: A Beginner's Guide

Africa: A Beginner's Guide by Tom YoungVast, diverse, dynamic, and turbulent, the true nature of Africa is often obscured by its poverty-stricken image. In this controversial guide, Tom Young cuts through the emotional hype to critically analyse the continent's political history and the factors
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American Politics: A Beginner's Guide

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Strange and Obscure Stories of the Civil War

Strange and Obscure Stories of the Civil War by Tim Rowland

Strange and Obscure Stories of the Civil War is an entertaining look at the Civil War stories that don't get told, and the misadventures you haven't read about in history books. Share in all the humorous and strange events that took place behind the

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Iran: A Beginner's Guide

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The Northern Ireland Conflict: A Beginner's Guide

The Northern Ireland Conflict: A Beginner's Guide by Aaron Edwards & Cillian McGrattanThe Northern Ireland conflict was the most protracted campaign of terrorist violence in modern history. This landmark introduction uses interviews and the latest archival material to chart the history of “The Troubles" and examine their legacy. Exploring
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Magic: A Beginner's Guide

Magic: A Beginner's Guide by Robert RalleyTracing magic's fascinating history back to its earliest beginnings, Robert Ralley reveals its influence on religion, science, and society. From charms and curses to rites and spells, spanning the black magic of demons to David Blaine's endurance tests,
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The French Revolution: A Beginner's Guide

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The Enlightenment: A Beginner's Guide

The Enlightenment: A Beginner's Guide by Kieron O'HaraBlamed for the disasters of the 20th century: Auschwitz, globalisation, Islamic terrorism; heralded as the harbinger of reason, equality, and the end of arbitrary rule, the Enlightenment has been nothing if not divisive. To this day historians disagree
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Crimes Against Humanity: A Beginner's Guide

Crimes Against Humanity: A Beginner's Guide by Adam JonesMurder, extermination, enslavement, ethnic cleansing, rape, and torture: when carried out in a widespread or systematic way, these constitute ‘crimes against humanity'. And the international community still has a long way to go to eradicate them.
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The Cold War: A Beginner's Guide

The Cold War: A Beginner's Guide by Merrilyn ThomasThis guide exposes the reality behind the war between capitalism and communism, two ideologies divided by the Iron Curtain. New revelations show that what was once regarded as simply a struggle between good and evil was in fact a far more complex affair.
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When We Were the Kennedys: A Memoir from Mexico, Maine

When We Were the Kennedys: A Memoir from Mexico, Maine by Monica Wood

Monica Wood's moving memoir of the season in 1963 Mexico, Maine, as she, her mother, and her three sisters healed after the loss of their mill-worker father and then the nation's loss of its handsome young Catholic president.

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God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World

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The Tigress of Forli: Renaissance Italy's Most Courageous and Notorious Countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici

The Tigress of Forli: Renaissance Italy's Most Courageous and Notorious Countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici by Elizabeth Lev

A Rome-based American historian tells the extraordinary story of Caterina Sforza, perhaps the most prominent woman of Renaissance Italy, who was a wife, a mother, a leader, and a warrior with the courage to battle a Borgia pope, the charm to beguile a

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The Real Hornblower: The Life and Times of Admiral Sir James Gordon

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Captivity of the Oatman Girls: Being an Interesting Narrative of Life among the Apache and Mohave Indians

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In 1851, on route to California in a covered wagon, the Oatman family was brutally attacked by Apache Indians. Six family members were murdered on sight, one boy was left for dead, who escaped

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Anti-Semitism: A Disease of the Mind

Anti-Semitism: A Disease of the Mind by Theodore Isaac RubinA groundbreaking work on the psychodynamics of bigotry and anti-Semitism.

As a child, Ted Rubin could not understand why some people hated him and his family only because they were Jews. He soon discovered that other groups were hated and that bigotry

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Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft

Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft by Thor Heyerdahl“One of the great adventures of our time." —Life

“Am going to cross Pacific on a wooden raft to support a theory that the South Sea islands were peopled from Peru. Will you come? . . . Reply at once." That is how six brave and inquisitive

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The Middle East: A Beginner's Guide

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The Palestine-Israeli Conflict: A Beginner's Guide

The Palestine-Israeli Conflict: A Beginner's Guide by Dan Cohn-Sherbok & Dawoud El-AlamiWith coverage of all the recent events, the new edition of this best-selling book gives a thorough and accessible account of the history behind the Palestine-Israeli conflict, its roots, and the possibilities for the future. The book is divided into two
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Apache Warrior 1860-86

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La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West

La Salle and the Discovery of the Great West by Francis ParkmanRené-Robert Cavelier de La Salle (1643-1687), one of the most legendary explorers of the New World, is best known for claiming the entire Louisiana Territory for France in 1682. Two years later, he was given the order to colonize and govern the great expanse
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Worth the Fighting For: A Memoir

Worth the Fighting For: A Memoir by Mark Salter & John MccainIn 1999, John McCain wrote one of the most acclaimed and bestselling memoirs of the decade, Faith of My Fathers. That book ended in 1972, with McCain's release from imprisonment in Vietnam. This is the rest of his story, about his great American journey
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Wolf of the Deep: Raphael Semmes and the Notorious Confederate Raider CSS Alabama

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In July, 1862, Semmes received orders to take command of a secret new

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Lightning Out of Lebanon: Hezbollah Terrorists on American Soil

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Down Range: Navy SEALs in the War on Terrorism

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Stealing God's Thunder: Benjamin Franklin's Lightning Rod and the Invention of America

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Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2

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Our Town: A Heartland Lynching, a Haunted Town, and the Hidden History of White America

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First Into Nagasaki: The Censored Eyewitness Dispatches on Post-Atomic Japan and Its Prisoners of War

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Keats: Poems

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Daughters of Ireland: The Rebellious Kingsborough Sisters and the Making of a Modern Nation

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Last Train to Paradise: Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean

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Home Fires Burning: Married to the Military-for Better or Worse

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The Distancers

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Wild Grass: Three Stories of Change in Modern China

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Turning Point: A Candidate, a State, and a Nation Come of Age

Turning Point: A Candidate, a State, and a Nation Come of Age by Jimmy CarterThe former president's personal tale of political intrigue and social conflict during his first campaign for public office. Iluminates the origins of his commitment to human rights and bears further witness to the accomplishments of an extraordinary man.


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Anne Frank's Family: The Extraordinary Story of Where She Came From, Based on More Than 6,000 Newly Discovered Letters, Document

Anne Frank's Family: The Extraordinary Story of Where She Came From, Based on More Than 6,000 Newly Discovered Letters, Document by Mirjam Pressler


The story is one that is envisioned by many: a relative, an old woman who has lived in the same home for a lifetime, passes away, her death prompting the inevitable task of sorting through her effects by her surviving family. But in the attic in this

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Nature Wars: The Incredible Story of How Wildlife Comebacks Turned Backyards into Battlegrounds

Nature Wars: The Incredible Story of How Wildlife Comebacks Turned Backyards into Battlegrounds by Jim Sterba

This may be hard to believe but it is very likely that more people live in closer proximity to more wild animals, birds and trees in the eastern United States today than anywhere on the planet at any time in history. For nature lovers, this should be

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The Peopling of British North America: An Introduction

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The Missing of the Somme

The Missing of the Somme by Geoff Dyer

Geoff Dyer's classic The Missing of the Somme is part travelogue, part meditation on remembrance—and completely, unabashedly, unlike any other book about the First World War. Through visits to battlefields and memorials, he examines the way that

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August 1944: The Campaign for France

August 1944: The Campaign for France by Robert A. MillerRobert A. Miller has written an exciting and well-documented account of a month that changed history. It is a true and accurate picture of the war as it was fought - day by day. In the tradition of Cornelius Ryan, this is popular military history at its
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Great Issues in American History, Vol. III: From Reconstruction to the Present Day, 1864-1981

Great Issues in American History, Vol. III: From Reconstruction to the Present Day, 1864-1981 by Richard HofstadterThe third volume in Great Issues In American History, From Reconstruction to the Present Day is now updated and revised to include another decade of American history. Beatrice K. Hofstadter, wife of the late Richard Hofstadter and herself an historian
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Great Issues in American History, Vol. II: From the Revolution to the Civil War, 1765-1865

Great Issues in American History, Vol. II: From the Revolution to the Civil War, 1765-1865 by Richard HofstadterVolume II gathers documents from the period of the Revolution through the Jacksonian era, up to the Civil War and the Emancipation. To fit both Colonial and Early National courses, documents covering 1765-1776 appear at the beginning of this volume and
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The Life and Writings of Abraham Lincoln

The Life and Writings of Abraham Lincoln by Abraham LincolnAbraham Lincoln, the greatest of all American presidents, left us a vast legacy of writings, some of which are among the most famous in our history. Lin-
coln was a marvelous writer--from the humblest letter to his great speeches, including his inaugural
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The Age of Reform

The Age of Reform by Richard HofstadterThis book is a landmark in American political thought. It examines the passion for progress and reform that colored the entire period from 1890 to 1940 -- with startling and stimulating results. it searches out the moral and emotional motives of the reformers
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Pilgrim's Wilderness: A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier

Pilgrim's Wilderness: A True Story of Faith and Madness on the Alaska Frontier by Tom Kizzia

Into the Wild meets Helter Skelter in this riveting true story of a modern-day homesteading family in the deepest reaches of the Alaskan wilderness—and of the chilling secrets of its maniacal, spellbinding patriarch.

When Papa Pilgrim, his

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The Question of Hu

The Question of Hu by Jonathan D. SpenceThis lively and elegant book by the acclaimed historian Jonathan D. Spence reconstructs an extraordinary epsiode in the early intercourse between China and Europe. It is the story of John Hu, a lowly but devout Chinese Catholic who in 1722 accompanied
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How Capitalism Saved America: The Untold History of Our Country, from the Pilgrims to the Present

How Capitalism Saved America: The Untold History of Our Country, from the Pilgrims to the Present by Thomas DilorenzoWhether it's Michael Moore or the New York Times, Hollywood or academia, a growing segment in America is waging a war on capitalism. We hear that greedy plutocrats exploit the American public; that capitalism harms consumers, the working class, and the
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City Fights: Selected Histories of Urban Combat from World War II to Vietnam

City Fights: Selected Histories of Urban Combat from World War II to Vietnam by John AntalCITY FIGHTS
Selected Histories of Urban Combat from World War II to Vietnam

Edited by Colonel John Antal and Maj. Bradley Gericke


"Urban terrain will likely be the predominant battlefield of future wars."

As September 11 and Somalia proved, hostile

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MacArthur's Victory: The War in New Guinea, 1943-1944

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In March 1942, General Douglas MacArthur faced an enemy who, in the space of a few months, captured Malaya, Burma, the Philippines, the Dutch East Indies, and, from their base at Raubaul in New Britain, threaten
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City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago

City of Scoundrels: The 12 Days of Disaster That Gave Birth to Modern Chicago by Gary KristThe masterfully told story of twelve volatile days in the life of Chicago, when an aviation disaster, a race riot, a crippling transit strike, and a sensational child murder transfixed and roiled a city already on the brink of collapse.

When 1919 began,

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Representative Men: Seven Lectures

Representative Men: Seven Lectures by Ralph Waldo EmersonIntroduction by Brenda Wineapple

In 1845 Ralph Waldo Emerson began a series of lectures and writings in which he limned six figures who embodied the principles and aspirations of a still-young American republic. Emerson offers timeless meditations on

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Race of the Century: The Heroic True Story of the 1908 New York to Paris Auto Race

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How America Got It Right: The U.S. March to Military and Political Supremacy

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Left-wing critics—both at home and abroad—relish blasting our country for being the world's sole superpower, or

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The Mongols: A History

The Mongols: A History by Jeremiah CurtinThe Mongols
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Every Drop for Sale (pb reprint)

Every Drop for Sale (pb reprint) by Jeffrey RothfederAn investigative journalist explores our world on the brink of running out of usable water.

Less than .0008 percent of the total water on Earth is fit for human consumption, but global consumption of fresh water is doubling every twenty years. Water has

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The Secrets of Inchon

The Secrets of Inchon by Eugene Franklin ClarkMore information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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Hitler's Gladiator: The Life and Wars of Panzer Army Commander Sepp Dietrich

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Lee's Last Campaign: The Story of Lee and His Men Against Grant-1864

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The Search for Cleopatra: The True Story of History's Most Intriguing Woman

The Search for Cleopatra: The True Story of History's Most Intriguing Woman by Michael Foss

Cleopatra is wreathed by so many outsized myths that it is sometimes difficult to tell the woman from the legend. For centuries, historians have scarcely deviated from the occidental, Horatian portrayal of an Eastern temptress bent on bringing down the

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Hitler's Last Secretary: A Firsthand Account of Life with Hitler

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Nehru: The Invention of India

Nehru: The Invention of India by Shashi TharoorShashi Tharoor delivers an incisive biography of the great secularist who—alongside his spiritual father, Mahatma Gandhi—led the movement for India's independence from British rule and ushered his newly independent country into the modern world.

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Wallenberg: The Incredible True Story of the Man Who Saved the Jews of Budapest

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If the Allies Had Fallen: Sixty Alternate Scenarios of World War II

If the Allies Had Fallen: Sixty Alternate Scenarios of World War II by Harold C. Deutsch & Dennis E. ShowalterWhat if Stalin had signed with the West in 1939? What if the Allies had been defeated on D-Day? What if Hitler had won the war?

From the Munich crisis and the dropping of the first atom bomb to Hitler's declaration of war on the United States and the D-Day

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The Etiquette of Freemasonry: A Handbook for the Brethren

The Etiquette of Freemasonry: A Handbook for the Brethren by An Old Past MasterFirst written in 1890, The Etiquette of Freemasonry is a timeless window into the mysterious traditions and practices of one of history's most intriguing secret societies. This straightforward guide blends instruction with philosophical reasoning to
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Hitler's Gift: The True Story of the Scientists Expelled by the Nazi Regime

Hitler's Gift: The True Story of the Scientists Expelled by the Nazi Regime by Jean Medawar & David PykeBetween 1901 and 1932, Germany won a third of all the Nobel prizes for science. With Hitler's rise to power and the introduction of racial laws, starting with the exclusion of all Jews from state institutions, Jewish professors were forced to leave their
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Voices from the Titanic: The Epic Story of the Tragedy from the People Who Were There

Voices from the Titanic: The Epic Story of the Tragedy from the People Who Were There by Geoff TibballsThis is the graphic, first-hand story of the maiden voyage and disastrous sinking of the RMS Titanic, told by the survivors themselves. The story of the sinking of the great liner has been told countless times since that fateful night on April 14, 1912,
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Warriors of Disinformation: How Lies, Videotape, and the USIA Won the Cold War

Warriors of Disinformation: How Lies, Videotape, and the USIA Won the Cold War by Alvin A. SnyderHave you ever thought about what really goes on behind the walls of the White House or the Pentagon? Particularly in times of political upheaval, it often seems that the government and the media work together to keep the voting public confused and distracted.

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Seven Days: The Emergence of Robert E. Lee and the Dawn of a Legend

Seven Days: The Emergence of Robert E. Lee and the Dawn of a Legend by Clifford DowdeyThe Seven Days Campaign was a series of battles fought near Richmond at the end of June 1862. General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia had routed General George B. McClellan's Army of the Potomac. Depriving McClellan of a military decision meant
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Whore Stories: A Revealing History of the World's Oldest Profession

Whore Stories: A Revealing History of the World's Oldest Profession by Tyler Stoddard Smith

A Working History of Working Girls (and Guys)

Have you ever wondered how Heidi Fleiss came to be the face of upscale prostitution or if Casanova really was the world's greatest lover? How about why Latin playboy Rubi Rubirosa got the nickname "The

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The European Union: A Beginner's Guide

The European Union: A Beginner's Guide by Alasdair BlairThe world's greatest importer and exporter, the European Union is an economic superpower with a GDP even larger than th US. It is America's most important trading partner and a key ally on the world stage, but how much do we really know about the nature
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South: Shackleton's Endurance Expedition

South: Shackleton's Endurance Expedition by Ernest ShackletonIn 1914, as Europe braces for an unfathomably deadly war, explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton sets sail for Antarctica to do the impossible: traverse the continent. He has a ship (the aptly named Endurance), a head brimming with optimism, and 28 men willing
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The Railway Man: A POW's Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness

The Railway Man: A POW's Searing Account of War, Brutality and Forgiveness by Eric Lomax

Now a Major Motion Picture Starring Colin Firth and Nicole Kidman.

The Railway Man is a remarkable memoir of forgiveness—a tremendous testament to the courage that propels one toward remembrance, and finally, peace with the past. Eric Lomax, sent
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Victorian Murderesses: A True History of Thirteen Respectable French and English Women Accused of Unspeakable Crimes

Victorian Murderesses: A True History of Thirteen Respectable French and English Women Accused of Unspeakable Crimes by Mary S. HartmanRiveting combination of true crime and social history examines a dozen famous cases, offering illuminating details of the accused women's backgrounds, deeds, and trials. "Vividly written, meticulously researched." — Choice.
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Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era

Music-Study in Germany: The Classic Memoir of the Romantic Era by Amy FayFamous letters by a young American pianist, dating from 1869 to 1875, uniquely describe study with Liszt, Tausig, and other luminaries. Fay offers firsthand impressions of performances by Rubinstein, Clara Schumann, Wagner (as conductor), Joachim, and
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Blood, Money, & Power: How LBJ Killed JFK

Blood, Money, & Power: How LBJ Killed JFK by Barr McClellanBlood, Money, & Power exposes the secret, high-level conspiracy in Texas that led to President John F. Kennedy's death and the succession of Lyndon B. Johnson as president in 1963. Attorney Barr McClellan, a former member of L.B.J.'s legal team, uses
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Buffalo Soldiers: The Colored Regulars in the United States Army

Buffalo Soldiers: The Colored Regulars in the United States Army by T. G. StewardThis history by a chaplain of the Twenty-fifth Infantry includes firsthand accounts of the Spanish-American War as well as an overview of African-American contributions to prior wars and conflicts.
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Voices from D-Day: Eyewitness Accounts from the Battle for Normandy

Voices from D-Day: Eyewitness Accounts from the Battle for Normandy by Jon E. LewisVoices From D-Day features classic accounts by soldiers such as Rommel and Bradley, together with frontline reports by some of the world's finest authors and war correspondents, including Ernest Hemingway and Alan Melville. Published to celebrate the
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Mountains and Molehills: Or Recollections from a Burnt Journal

Mountains and Molehills: Or Recollections from a Burnt Journal by Frank MarryatAfter a tragic fire in San Francisco destroyed many of his possessions, including his journals, Frank Marryat rewrote, from memory, much of what he had documented during his time in California in the middle of the gold craze of 1850. This historical treasure,
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The Frost Weeds: Vietnam: 1964-1965

The Frost Weeds: Vietnam: 1964-1965 by James OliveriDuring the early years of the Vietnam War, a small group of American soldiers carried the fight to the Viet Cong and the North Vietnamese Army, often under difficult circumstances. Their sacrifices generally went unrecognized and unappreciated by a mostly
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Sleep with Angels

Sleep with Angels by Lorene HumpalLonging to return to beer halls and boys, a teenager gives birth to a daughter during the Great Depression, but shows the ultimate lack of maternal instinct when her baby goes missing. Though she claims that a nurse abducted the newborn, the infant and
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What Would Ben Say? Poorer Richard's America

What Would Ben Say? Poorer Richard's America by Tom BlairWhat would Ben Franklin say if he could see us today? For decades, Benjamin Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack provided sage advice and commentary on eighteenth-century America. Now, a modern businessman reflects—writing as Benjamin Franklin—on
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The Prairie Traveler: A Handbook for Overland Expeditions: A Handbook for Overland Expeditions

The Prairie Traveler: A Handbook for Overland Expeditions: A Handbook for Overland Expeditions by Randolph B. MarcyThe first and finest handbook for travelers of the Old American West.

First published in 1859, The Prairie Traveler was the indispensable book for looking to follow the American dream, pull up stakes, head into the wilderness of the frontier, and build

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The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ

The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ by Roger Stone & Mike ColapietroFind out how and why LBJ had JFK assassinated.

The Man Who Killed Kennedy: The Case Against LBJ hit the New York Times bestseller list the week of the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Consummate political insider

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Tracks and Tracking: The Classic Guide to Seeing and Reading Animal Signs

Tracks and Tracking: The Classic Guide to Seeing and Reading Animal Signs by Josef BrunnerThe most comprehensive guide to reading the signs and tracks of dozens of animals!

“To derive the greatest pleasure from the pursuit of game," Brunner writes in the foreword to this classic hunting guide, “it is necessary to be versed in the

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The Evolution of Modern Liberty: An Insightful Study of the Birth of American Freedom and How It Spread Overseas

The Evolution of Modern Liberty: An Insightful Study of the Birth of American Freedom and How It Spread Overseas by George L. SchergerPublished for the first time in 1904, The Evolution of Modern Liberty was originally intended to be a comparison study of the American and French bills of rights. However, Scherger expanded his volume into much more—a timeless look at the modern
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The Vigilantes of Montana: Popular Justice in the Rocky Mountains

The Vigilantes of Montana: Popular Justice in the Rocky Mountains by Thomas J. DimsdaleThe classic Old West narrative of the chase, trial, capture, and execution of outlaw Henry Plummer and his road agent band.

In the gold rush–era of Virginia City, Montana, crime was afoot and justice shaky. Lawlessness ran amok in the form of gamblers,

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Texas Crossings: The Lone Star State and the American Far West, 1836-1986

Texas Crossings: The Lone Star State and the American Far West, 1836-1986 by Howard R. Lamar"Texas is not a place, it is a commotion!" exclaimed one early visitor to the state, underscoring the mobility and "get-ahead" spirit that have always characterized Texas and its people. In these thought-provoking essays, Howard R. Lamar looks specifically
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India and Tibet

India and Tibet by Sir Francis YounghusbandOne of the last great imperial adventurers, Sir Francis Younghusband (1863–1942) was a British army officer whose explorations yielded major contributions to geographical research. In addition to charting a new route across the Gobi Desert, Younghusband
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Kiss the Boys Goodbye: How the United States Betrayed Its Own POWs in Vietnam

Kiss the Boys Goodbye: How the United States Betrayed Its Own POWs in Vietnam by Monika Jensen-Stevenson & William StevensonThe classic account of the abandonment of American POWs in Vietnam by the US government.

For many Americans, the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan bring back painful memories of one issue in particular: American policy on the rescue of and negotiation

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Journey on the James: Three Weeks through the Heart of Virginia

Journey on the James: Three Weeks through the Heart of Virginia by Earl Swift

From its beginnings as a trickle of icy water in Virginia's northwest corner to its miles-wide mouth at Hampton Roads, the James River has witnessed more recorded history than any other feature of the American landscape -- as home to the continent's first

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World War I Battlefield Artillery Tactics

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Latino Stats: American Hispanics by the Numbers

Latino Stats: American Hispanics by the Numbers by Idelisse Malav? & Esti GiordaniAt a time when politics is seemingly ruled by ideology and emotion and when immigration is one of the most contentious topics, it is more important than ever to cut through the rhetoric and highlight, in numbers, the reality of the broad spectrum of Latino
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Fifty States: Every Question Answered

Fifty States: Every Question Answered by Lori Baird & Marcel Brousseau & Amber RoseWhat was the last state to join the Union? What does the state quarter for Alabama look like? What is the state bird of Texas? All the answers are contained in Fifty States: Every Question Answered! Whether you're a student or just a history buff, this
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The Assembled Parties

The Assembled Parties by Richard GreenbergA funny, heartwarming play about the way time changes those we love.
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90 Minutes at Entebbe: The Full Inside Story of the Spectacular Israeli Counterterrorism Strike and the Daring Rescue of 103 Hos

90 Minutes at Entebbe: The Full Inside Story of the Spectacular Israeli Counterterrorism Strike and the Daring Rescue of 103 Hos by William Stevenson & Uri DanThe incredible story of an Israeli mission that rescued 103 hostages from a hijacked jetliner.

On June 27, 1976, Air France Flight 139 was hijacked by terrorists and flown to Entebbe Airport in Uganda. In the following agonizing days, Israeli passengers

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Equal Means Equal: Why the Time for an Equal Rights Amendment Is Now

Equal Means Equal: Why the Time for an Equal Rights Amendment Is Now by Jessica NeuwirthWhen the Equal Rights Amendment was first passed by Congress in 1972, Richard Nixon was president and All in the Family's Archie Bunker was telling his feisty wife Edith to stifle it. Over the course of the next ten years, an initial wave of enthusiasm
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The History and Lives of Notorious Pirates and Their Crews

The History and Lives of Notorious Pirates and Their Crews by Captain Charles JohnsonThere is a fascination surrounding the subject of pirates and pirate lore that centers around the romanticized impression of lawless, brutal ruffians pillaging ships, hunting for gold and treasure, and traveling in massive ships waving the skull-and-bones
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Tin Sky

Tin Sky by Ben PastorUkraine 1943: the Germans regroup after Stalingrad. A Wehrmacht officer investigates the death of two Russian generals held as POWs.
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British Paratrooper 1940-45

British Paratrooper 1940-45 by Rebecca SkinnerThis new history of the British Paratrooper, from 1940 to 1945, details the unique training, weapons and equipment used by these elite troops. Inspired by the exploits of the German Fallschirmj?ger in the blitzkrieg campaigns, Winston Churchill called
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History and Utopia

History and Utopia by E. M. Cioran"Only a monster can allow himself the luxury of seeing things as they are," writes E. M. Cioran, the Romanian-born philosopher who has rightly been compared to Samuel Beckett.

In History and Utopia, Cioran the monster writes of politics in its broadest

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Eldorado: Adventures in the Path of Empire

Eldorado: Adventures in the Path of Empire by Bayard TaylorA journalist's eyewitness account of the explosive 1849 California gold rush and his travels through Mexico.

In 1849, a young, wide-eyed reporter from New York ventured West not to seek riches, but to report on the madness and exuberance of the California

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Wah-To-Yah and the Taos Trail: The Classic History of the American Indians and the Taos Revolt

Wah-To-Yah and the Taos Trail: The Classic History of the American Indians and the Taos Revolt by Lewis H. GarrardThe classic account and history of the Taos Revolt and the Cheyenne Indians.

In the bright morning of his youth, Lewis H. Garrard traveled into the wild and free Rocky Mountain West and left us this fresh and vigorous account, which, says A. B. Guthrie

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Sleeping Dragon, Rising Sun: A Companion for In Her Majesty's Name

Sleeping Dragon, Rising Sun: A Companion for In Her Majesty's Name by Craig Cartmell & Charles MurtonWith new equipment, Talents, Mystical Powers, scenario options and a host of Adventuring Companies, Sleeping Dragon, Rising Sun reveals the mysteries of the East to players of In Her Majesty's Name. In the West, the Great Powers send their agents into
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Absaraka, Home of the Crows: A Military Wife's Journal Retelling Life on the Plains and Red Cloud's War

Absaraka, Home of the Crows: A Military Wife's Journal Retelling Life on the Plains and Red Cloud's War by Margaret CarringtonThe classic journal and firsthand account of one of the most disastrous military battles of the American frontier.

On July 17, 1866, two soldiers and six wagoners were killed by Sioux Indians. In the next two weeks, fourteen more men died in Sioux attacks.

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A Hangman's Diary: The Journal of Master Franz Schmidt, Public Executioner of Nuremberg, 1573?1617

A Hangman's Diary: The Journal of Master Franz Schmidt, Public Executioner of Nuremberg, 1573?1617 by Franz SchmidtFrom 1573 to 1617, Master Franz Schmidt was the executioner for the towns of Bamberg and Nuremberg. During that span, he personally executed more than 350 people while keeping a journal throughout his career.

A Hangman's Diary is not only a collection

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Party Like a President: True Tales of Inebriation, Lechery, and Mischief From the Oval Office

Party Like a President: True Tales of Inebriation, Lechery, and Mischief From the Oval Office by Brian AbramsThere's the office: President of the United States. And then there's the man in the office—prone to temptation and looking to unwind after a long day running the country. Celebrating the decidedly less distinguished side of the nation's leaders,
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Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age Mediterranean c.1400 BC-1000 BC

Sea Peoples of the Bronze Age Mediterranean c.1400 BC-1000 BC by Raffaele D'AmatoSea Peoples of the Bronze Age and Mediterranean features the latest historical and archaeological research into the mysterious and powerful confederations of raiders who troubled the Eastern Mediterranean in the last half of the Bronze Age. Research
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The Hand Grenade

The Hand Grenade by Gordon L. RottmanThe Hand Grenade is the dramatic story, covering its origins, development, use - in the World Wars and into the present day - and lasting influence on close-quarter combat and infantry tactics.

Allowing the user to inflict damage on his opponent within

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The Adventures of Big-Foot Wallace: The Texas Ranger and Hunter

The Adventures of Big-Foot Wallace: The Texas Ranger and Hunter by John C. DuvalThe thrilling adventures of traveler, rancher, and fighter “Big-Foot" Wallace in a bygone era of the American frontier.

Amid the embroiling conflicts of frontiersmen, Mexicans, and war in Texas, 1837, William “Big-Foot" Wallace left his hometown

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The Confidence Trap: A History of Democracy in Crisis from World War I to the Present

The Confidence Trap: A History of Democracy in Crisis from World War I to the Present by David Runciman

Why do democracies keep lurching from success to failure? The current financial crisis is just the latest example of how things continue to go wrong, just when it looked like they were going right. In this wide-ranging, original, and compelling book,

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Life Among the Apaches: The Classic History of Native American Life on the Plains

Life Among the Apaches: The Classic History of Native American Life on the Plains by John C. CremonyOne of the original seventeenth-century historical accounts of the Apaches and the southwestern American Indians.

John C. Cremony's first encounter with the Indians of the Southwest occurred in the early 1850s, when he accompanied John R. Bartlett's

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Irish Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Ireland

Irish Miscellany: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Ireland by Dermot McEvoyWith Irish Miscellany, author Dermot McEvoy lets you revel in the fun and fascinating explanations behind Irish traditions and folklore. He offers the answers to questions you've always had—or never knew you had—as he covers all aspects of
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The Life of George Washington

The Life of George Washington by John MarshallAmerica's first president has captivated our interest for more than two centuries, but no biographer of George Washington knew him with the authenticity, intimacy, and depth of understanding as John Marshall exhibited in his book The Life of George Washington.

This

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Auschwitz Report

Auschwitz Report by Primo Levi & Leonardo De BenedettiAmong the first written accounts of the concentration camps—a major literary and historical discovery.

While in a Russian-administered holding camp in Katowice, Poland, in 1945, Primo Levi was asked to provide a report on living conditions in Auschwitz.

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The Anatomy of Eleven Towns in Michoac

The Anatomy of Eleven Towns in Michoac by Dan StanislawskiIn this book, Dan Stanislawski studies the geography of various small towns in one Mexican state. He discusses the factors-landscape, buildings, culture groups, and so forth-that create a unique personality for each of these towns.
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The Other Texas Frontier

The Other Texas Frontier by Harry Huntt Ransom"One is tempted to say that wherever there was a frontier in America there was a counterfrontier and that the main purpose of this counterfrontier was not only to help man grow or dig or catch or kill his livng but also to put this man in communication
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Letters to Palestine: Writers Respond to War and Occupation

Letters to Palestine: Writers Respond to War and Occupation by Vijay PrashadOperation Protective Edge, Israel's seven-week bombing campaign and ground invasion of Gaza in the summer of 2014, resulted in half a million displaced Gazans, tens of thousands of destroyed homes, and more than 2,000 deaths—and, yet, it was only
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Frank's Home

Frank's Home by Richard NelsonThe latest work of a celebrated American playwright.
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Virtual Government: CIA Mind Control Operations in America

Virtual Government: CIA Mind Control Operations in America by Alex ConstantineInvestigations into intelligence agencies' involvement in mind control.
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Samuel de Champlain

Samuel de Champlain by Francine LegaréThrough his fierce defense of New France to those in power in France, Chaplain ensured the birth of the country that today is Canada. He is undisputedly the Father of New France.
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My Sixty Years on the Plains: Trapping, Trading, and Indian Fighting

My Sixty Years on the Plains: Trapping, Trading, and Indian Fighting by William T. HamiltonIn these days, when the experience of living right up against nature are fast becoming a thing of the past, the story is of special interest. The mountaineers as a class were unique. Life itself had little value in their estimation. They were adventurous
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The Death of Meriwether Lewis: A Historic Crime Scene Investigation

The Death of Meriwether Lewis: A Historic Crime Scene Investigation by James E. Starrs & Kira GaleNearly two centuries later, mystery continues to surround Meriwether Lewis's death-did the famous explorer commit suicide or was he murdered? Recently revealed truths and deconstructed myths are woven together in this fascinating account to form an unforgettable
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Water

Water by Steven SolomonFar more than oil, the control of water wealth throughout history has been pivotal to the rise and fall of great powers, the achievements of civilization, the transformations of society's vital habitats, and the quality of ordinary daily lives. In Water,
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Libby Prison Breakout

Libby Prison Breakout by Joseph WheelanWhile many books have been inspired by the horrors of Andersonville prison, none have chronicled with any depth or detail the amazing tunnel escape from Libby Prison in Richmond. Now Joseph Wheelan examines what became the most important escape of the
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Aussie Soldier Up Close and Personal

Aussie Soldier Up Close and Personal by Denny Neae & Craig SmithCompassion, Mateship, Courage, Initiative, Loyalty, Integrity and Trust. These core values are the backbone of the soldier and are highlighted in the personal anecdotes and stories recounted in Aussie Soldier. From World War One to the modern day confl
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Combat Medic - an eyewitness account of the Kibeho massacre

Combat Medic - an eyewitness account of the Kibeho massacre by Terry PickardOn the 22nd of April 1995 more than 4,000 Rwandans were massacred and thousands more injured in a place called Kibeho. Terry Pickard, a seasoned soldier and medic, was one of a 32-strong force of Australian UN peacekeepers in Kibeho on that terrible Saturday.
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Cambridge University Student Union International 2003-2004: International Students' Struggle For Representation In The United Ki

Cambridge University Student Union International 2003-2004: International Students' Struggle For Representation In The United Ki by Christian KimThis new book (CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY STUDENT UNION INTERNATIONAL 2003-2004: INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS' STRUGGLE FOR REPRESENTATION IN THE UNITED KINGDOM) by Christian Kim is very interesting. The struggles of international students at Cambridge University
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The Ancestry of the Earl of Wigton

The Ancestry of the Earl of Wigton by F. Lawrence FlemingThe essays contained in this volume concern the early history of the Fleming family of the British Isles. My main motivation in writing these essays has been my moral obligation to compliment with additional information my two earlier publications: A Genealogical
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Digesting History

Digesting History by Hal M. FriedmanNaval War College Historical Monograph Series, 17. Studies the contribution of the Naval War College, especially in the presidency of Admiral Raymond Spruance, to strategic thought during the first critical postwar yearsthat is, between the end of the
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Helping Others, Helping Ourselves

Helping Others, Helping Ourselves by Laura Tuennerman-Kaplan"This study dramatically opens the door to viewing philanthropy in terms of who gives, the nature of those gifts, and the motivation of the givers. It becomes clear that no group could claim a monopoly on giving and that the poor, working class and middle
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So Terrible a Storm

So Terrible a Storm by Curt Brown

"Not since Sebastian Junger in The Perfect Storm has a writer captured so well the fury of the seas as Curt Brown." —The Maritime Executive Through masterful research and elegant prose, Curt Brown traces the devastating intersection of nature's

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If Chaos Reigns

If Chaos Reigns by Flint Whitlock"Gentlemen, do not be daunted if chaos reigns; it undoubtedly will." So said Brigadier S. James Hill, commanding officer of the British 3rd Parachute Brigade, in an address to his troops shortly before the launching of Operation Overlord-the D-Day invasion
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Day the World Was Shocked

Day the World Was Shocked by John ProtasioBy far the most controversial sinking during the First World War was that of the Lusitania. As opposed to the loss of the Titanic several years earlier, which could be attributed to nature, the destruction of the passenger-liner Lusitania came at the hands
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Amazing & Extraordinary Facts About Kings & Queens

Amazing & Extraordinary Facts About Kings & Queens by Malcolm Day"Amazing & Extraordinary Facts about Kings and Queens" unearths a wealth of fascinating truths about British monarchs from pre-Roman times to the present day. Discover revealing stories about the lives and personalities of each monarch and how they have
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Tales From The Front Line: D-Day

Tales From The Front Line: D-Day by Jonathan Bastable"Tales From the Front Line: D - Day" is a chronicle of the build-up and aftermath of the most decisive battle of World War II, told through the tales of the participants who recorded their experiences in letters or diaries, or recounted them after the
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Red Rock: The Long, Strange March of Chinese Rock & Roll

Red Rock: The Long, Strange March of Chinese Rock & Roll by Jonathan CampbellRebellious, individualistic, and explosive, rock and roll seems incongruent with modern Chinese society. However, as the music has evolved from a Western import into something uniquely Chinese, it has been shaped by the nation's unique system and its relationship
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A Guide to Post-War Scottish By-Elections to the UK Parliament

A Guide to Post-War Scottish By-Elections to the UK Parliament by Richard RamsayThis book documents Scottish by-elections since the war - the facts, figures, personalities, successes, failures and the many indiscretions. This comprehensive account includes all by-election numbers, including turnout and percentage changes. The author
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The House of Wisdom

The House of Wisdom by Jonathan LyonsFor centuries following the fall of Rome, western Europe was a benighted backwater, a world of subsistence farming, minimal literacy, and violent conflict. Meanwhile Arab culture was thriving, dazzling those Europeans fortunate enough to catch even a glimpse
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Amazing & Extraordinary Facts About the English Countryside

Amazing & Extraordinary Facts About the English Countryside by Ruth Binney"Amazing & Extraordinary Facts about the English Countryside" explores the flora and fauna, customs and traditions that give the English countryside its unique charm and special identity. From the standing stones and carvings of our ancestors to the modern
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Terror on the Tracks: A Rhodesian Story

Terror on the Tracks: A Rhodesian Story by Tom BryerThe story tells of two men, one (Matthew Kumalo) bent on disrupting the stretch of Rhodesia Railways track south of Victoria Falls and towards Bulawayo in the south, harassing and murdering railway staff, and the other in protecting the same and keeping
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Wolf Pack

Wolf Pack by Gordon WilliamsonGermany's World War II U-Boat fleet represented the elite of their naval personnel. In terms of technology, training, tactics and combat successes, the U-Boat Waffe was far superior to that of any other combatant nation. In this comprehensive book, the
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Popes and Bankers

Popes and Bankers by Jack Cashill

The first accessible, upbeat, engaging and even amusing history of the endlessly fascinating topic of credit and debt, which has shaped civilization in ways even bankers cannot begin to imagine.

It is altogether appropriate that the term applied to

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Tales from the Front Line Trafalgar

Tales from the Front Line Trafalgar by Editors of David & CharlesThis title offers a unique insight into the most significant naval battle in history, told through the accounts of those who were actually there. Here you will find original accounts from the great military leaders of the time - including Nelson - as well
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Life on the Old Farm

Life on the Old Farm by Editors of David & Charles
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Life on the Old Railways

Life on the Old Railways by Editors of David & Charles
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An American Amnesia

An American Amnesia by Bruce HerschensohnJanuary 27th, 1973: the United States, South Vietnam, North Vietnam, and the Viet Cong sign the Paris Peace Accords, guaranteeing the right of self-determination to the South Vietnamese people.
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Axis Sally

Axis Sally by Richard LucasOne of the most notorious Americans of the twentieth century was a failed Broadway actress turned radio announcer named Mildred Gillars (1900-1988), better known to American GIs as "Axis Sally." Despite the richness of her life story, there has never been
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Beyond Suiseki

Beyond Suiseki by Manette Gerstle
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Bridge Builder

Bridge Builder by Walther Leisler KiepWalther Leisler Kiep is one of the most independent and influential German post-war politicians. He is also a successful entrepreneur and longtime chairman of Atlantik-Bru?cke, the influential German-American friendship organization, which he now serves
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Crowns, Crosses, and Stars

Crowns, Crosses, and Stars by Sibylle Sarah Baroness von NiemoellerThis is the story of a remarkable life and a journey, from the privileged world of Prussian aristocracy, through the horrors of World War II, to high society in the television age of postwar America. It is also an account of a spiritual voyage, from a
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When Hell was in Session

When Hell was in Session by Admiral Jeremiah Denton
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RMS Segwun

RMS Segwun by Andrew Hind & Maria Da Silva

Built as a paddlewheeler in 1887, the Royal Mail Ship Segwun, a Muskoka icon, saw her initial career suspended in the 1950s when the ship ceased operations. Fortunately, the ship began a new life in 1974 when she was lovingly restored to serve as a

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Playing with the Enemy

Playing with the Enemy by Gary MooreForeword by baseball legend Jim Morris, former Major League pitcher with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. It was true in the 1940s, and it is still true today: if you have talent, someone will notice. In Gene Moore's case, that someone was the Brooklyn Dodgers.
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The Anarchist Collectives

The Anarchist Collectives by Sam DolgoffA highly important study that reveals a very different understanding of the nature of radical social change, and the means of achieving it.
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Valley Thunder

Valley Thunder by Charles KnightCharles R. Knight's 'Valley Thunder' is the first full-length account in more than three decades to examine the combat at New Market on May 15, 1864-the battle that opened the pivotal 1864 Shenandoah Valley Campaign. Lt. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, who set
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The Revolutionary Paul Revere

The Revolutionary Paul Revere by Joel Miller

"Quick in the saddle and fast out of town." Watch one of America's most remarkable heroes come alive through fast-paced prose and gripping storytelling.

The Revolutionary Paul Revere starts at a gallop and never slows down. Follow Revere's adventure-filled

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Weapons of Delta Force

Weapons of Delta Force by Fred J. Pushies

America's elite counterterrorist organization, Delta Force, is a handpicked group of the U.S. Army's finest soldiers. The group specializes in hostage rescues and other difficult procedures to protect the lives of Americans throughout the world. Delta

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The White Horse King

The White Horse King by Benjamin Merkle

Sometimes the heroes of history are truly worthy of the golden reputations they carry. 

 

King Alfred united Anglo-Saxon England against a Viking invasion, led the English into battle against the Danish hordes, created a renaissance of literature

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Five Cities that Ruled the World

Five Cities that Ruled the World by Douglas Wilson

The gripping and illuminative story of how five cities-Jerusalem, Athens, Rome, London, and New York-shaped the course of global history.

History unfolds in a wide tapestry, but some patterns and threads stand out from the others for their brilliance

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When Hell was in Session

When Hell was in Session by Admiral Jeremiah Denton & Ed Brandt
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Commemorative Medals of The Queen's Reign in Canada, 1952-2012

Commemorative Medals of The Queen's Reign in Canada, 1952-2012 by Christopher McCreeryA short, accessible, full-colour book that provides the reader with an interesting and informative study of the commemorative medals that have recognized nearly a quarter of a million Canadians during the 60 years of Queen Elizabeth II's reign
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Flying Fury

Flying Fury by James McCuddenThe day-to-day insights of a brilliantly daring World War I ace that only ends with his death at the age of 23 . . . James McCudden was an outstanding British fighter ace of World War I, whose daring exploits earned him a tremendous reputation and, ultimately,
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Knight of Germany

Knight of Germany by Johannes WernerThe story of the fighter pilot the Red Baron himself sought to emulate . . . German air ace Oswald Boelcke was a national hero during World War I, and was the youngest captain in the German air force, decorated with the Pour Ie Merite while still only
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Cotton and Race in the Making of America

Cotton and Race in the Making of America by Gene DattelSince the earliest days of colonial America, the relationship between cotton and the African-American experience has been central to the history of the republic. America's most serious social tragedy, slavery and its legacy, spread only where cotton couldbe
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Dancing Plague

Dancing Plague by John WallerA gripping tale of one of history's most bizarre events, and what it reveals about the strange possibilities of human nature In the searing July heat of 1518, Frau Troffea stepped into the streets of Strasbourg and began to dance. Bathed in sweat, she
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For All the People: Uncovering the Hidden History of Cooperation, Cooperative Movements, and Communalism in America

For All the People: Uncovering the Hidden History of Cooperation, Cooperative Movements, and Communalism in America by John Curl & Ishmael ReedSeeking to reclaim a history that has remained largely ignored by historians, this dramatic and stirring account examines each of the definitive American cooperative movements for social changefarmer, union, consumer, and communalistthat have been all
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Ride the Thunder

Ride the Thunder by Richard BotkinIn Ride the Thunder: A Vietnam War Story of Honor and Triumph, Richard Botkin breaks new ground in telling the heroic story of a few American and Vietnamese Marines who fought brilliantly and turned the tide of the Vietnam War.

Botkin recounts the exploits

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King of Airfighters

King of Airfighters by Ira JonesA penetrating study of Britain's top fighter ace in the Great War . . . Ira Jones' biography of Britain's top scoring ace of World War I has become the subject of some controversy over the last few years, most notably as it is the source of the claim of
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Immelmann the Eagle of Lille

Immelmann the Eagle of Lille by Frantz ImmelmannThe story of one of Germany's pioneers in aerial combat . . . Max Immelmann was born in Dresden, the son of a container factory owner. When World War I started, Immelmann was recalled to active service, transferred to the Luftstreitkäfte and was sent
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Watergate Exposed: A Confidential Informant Reveals How the President of the United States and the Watergate Burglars Were Set-U

Watergate Exposed: A Confidential Informant Reveals How the President of the United States and the Watergate Burglars Were Set-U by Robert Merritt

Disclosing new factual material about the Watergate scandal, this provocative exposé of the famed break-in of the Democratic National Committee headquarters in 1972, reveals that the burglars were set up, and explains how our historical consciousness

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Jewish Women in Pre-State Israel: Life History, Politics, and Culture

Jewish Women in Pre-State Israel: Life History, Politics, and Culture by Ruth KarkA critical look at the history and culture of women of the Yishuv and a call for a new national discourse
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Sky My Kingdom

Sky My Kingdom by Hanna ReitschThe Sky My Kingdom is the fascinating autobiography of the famous World War test pilot - Hanna Reitsch (March 29, 1912 - August 24, 1979). As the war progressed, Reitsch was invited to fly many of Germany's latest (and increasingly desperate) designs,
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Hanna Reitsch24 May 2012$14.99

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Beyond the Blue Horizon: How the Earliest Mariners Unlocked the Secrets of the Oceans

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This is not a tale of Columbus or Hudson, but of much earlier mariners. From

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Ghosty Men

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Homer and Langley Collyer moved into their handsome brownstone in white, upper-class Harlem in 1909. By 1947, however, when the fire department had to
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All Power to the Councils! A Documentary History of the German Revolution of 1918-1919

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smoke signals & wagon tracks

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Fighting Words

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Stone Artifacts of Texas Indians

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So Long, Shea: Five Decades of Stadium Memories

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America Speaks: The Historic 2008 Election

America Speaks: The Historic 2008 Election by ABC News & USA TodayA comprehensive wrap-up of the historic 2008 Presidential election, this book is packed with gorgeous color photographs and buoyed by the insightful journalism of two of the world's news giants This must-have book examines every aspect of the riveting
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Armies of the Bear: Soviet Rifle Regiments 1939-1945

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The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued their Bosses and Changed the Workplace

The Good Girls Revolt: How the Women of Newsweek Sued their Bosses and Changed the Workplace by Lynn Povich

The untold story of an uprising that transformed the Mad Men office culture: its bittersweet impact on the women involved, and what has—and hasn't—changed

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History of the 4th Battalion The Somerset Light Infantry (Prince Albert's): in the Campaign in North-West Europe June, 1944-May,

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The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways

The Big Roads: The Untold Story of the Engineers, Visionaries, and Trailblazers Who Created the American Superhighways by Earl Swift

A history of the planning, construction, and impact of the U.S. interstate highway system.

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Pity for The Guy: A Biography of Guy Fawkes

Pity for The Guy: A Biography of Guy Fawkes by John Paul DavisThe first fully-rounded portrait of the man behind the Gunpowder Plot For hundreds of years Guy Fawkes has been portrayed as perhaps too extreme a figure—a rabid, bloodthirsty Catholic who not only tried to bomb British Parliament but threatened
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Conspiracy of Secrets

Conspiracy of Secrets by Bobbie NeateTracing family histories is a popular pursuit and everyone loves the idea of discovering where they really come from. But when Bobbie Neate began to investigate her own family's past, she made some shocking discoveries which would cause shockwaves within
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Pacific Time on Target: Memoirs of a Marine Artillery Officer, 1943-1945

Pacific Time on Target: Memoirs of a Marine Artillery Officer, 1943-1945 by Christopher Donner & Jack McCallThe gritty combat memoir of a Marine Corps artilleryman and forward observerAs a married man and Stanford graduate student nearing thirty, Christopher Donner would likely have qualified for an exemption from the draft. Like most of his generation, however,
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Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, and Their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans

Go Like Hell: Ford, Ferrari, and Their Battle for Speed and Glory at Le Mans by A. J. BaimeBy the early 1960s, Ford Motor Company, built to bring automobile transportation to the masses, was falling behind. Baby boomers were taking to the roads in droves, looking for speed not safety, style not comfort, and Ford didn't offer what these young
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Cold War Casualty

Cold War Casualty by George F. HofmannNew research data gathered through the Freedom of Information Act and the first use of the Grow files provide the framework for this absorbing account of the general court-martial of one of General George S. Patton's famous armored division commanders
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April '65: Confederate Covert Action in the American Civil War

April '65: Confederate Covert Action in the American Civil War by William A. TidwellWILLIAM A. TIDWELL establishes the existence of a Confederate Secret Service and clarifies the Confederate decision making process to show the role played by Jefferson Davis in clandestine operations. While the book focuses on the Confederate Secret Service's
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Lincoln: A President for the Ages

Lincoln: A President for the Ages by Participant MediaThe First American. Frontiersman and backwoods attorney. Teller of bawdy tales and a spellbinding orator. A champion of liberty some called a would-be tyrant. Savior of the Union and the Great Emancipator. All these are Abraham Lincoln—in his time
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Bitter Brew: The Rise and Fall of Anheuser-Busch and America's Kings of Beer

Bitter Brew: The Rise and Fall of Anheuser-Busch and America's Kings of Beer by William Knoedelseder

The engrossing, often scandalous saga of one of the wealthiest, longest-lasting, and most colorful family dynasties in the history of American commerce—a cautionary tale about prosperity, profligacy, hubris, and the blessings and dark consequences

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Classrooms in the Shade

Classrooms in the Shade by Shanthee Manjoo

From the opening Sanskrit mantra to the final act of voting in South Africa's first democratic elections, this lyrical memoir provides a unique perspective on South Africa's modern history. The account shows how a young Hindu woman of Indian ancestry,

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The Great Divide: Nature and Human Nature in the Old World and the New

The Great Divide: Nature and Human Nature in the Old World and the New by Peter Watson

Exploring the development of humankind between the Old World and the New—from 15,000 BC to AD 1500—the acclaimed author of Ideas and The German Genius offers a groundbreaking new understanding of human history.

Why did Asia and Europe develop

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Bond of Secrecy: My Life with CIA Spy and Watergate Conspirator E. Howard Hunt

Bond of Secrecy: My Life with CIA Spy and Watergate Conspirator E. Howard Hunt by Saint John HuntA father's last confession to his son about the CIA, Watergate, and the plot to assassinate President John F. Kennedy, this is the remarkable true story of St. John Hunt and his father E. Howard Hunt, the infamous Watergate burglar and CIA spymaster. In
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Richmond: Living in the Shadow of Death

Richmond: Living in the Shadow of Death by Andrew Ragavaloo

A true story, this gripping narrative reads like a political thriller as it describes one South African town's year of terror in the early days of the new post-apartheid government. Sifiso Nkabinde, the regional leader of the African National Congress

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Crisis and Leviathan: Critical Episodes in the Growth of American Government

Crisis and Leviathan: Critical Episodes in the Growth of American Government by Robert Higgs

Discussing how government has continually grown in size and scope during the past century, this account demonstrates that the main reason lies in government's responses to national "crises" (real or imagined), including economic upheavals and, especially,

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Crisis and Leviathan: Critical Episodes in the Growth of American Government

Crisis and Leviathan: Critical Episodes in the Growth of American Government by Robert Higgs

Discussing how government has continually grown in size and scope during the past century, this account demonstrates that the main reason lies in government's responses to national "crises" (real or imagined), including economic upheavals and, especially,

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The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down

The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down by Colin WoodardWelcome to the Pirate Republic—the early-eighteenth-century home to some of the great pirate captains, including Blackbeard, "Black Sam" Bellamy, and Charles Vane. Along with their fellow pirates—former sailors, indentured servants, and runaway
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The Ancient History of the Newbold Revel Villages in Warwickshire - Normans to the Hanoverians

The Ancient History of the Newbold Revel Villages in Warwickshire - Normans to the Hanoverians by Colin CookThis booklet commemorates the Diamond Jubilee on 4th, June 2012 of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, with a collection of the Ancient histories of those villages within the area known as THE REVEL. Find out how the topography makes it an ideal area for settlement
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Nine-tenths of the Law: Property and Resistance in the United States

Nine-tenths of the Law: Property and Resistance in the United States by Hannah DobbzA toolbox for housing justice, a guide to American property law, and the squatter-rebels that dot our landscape.
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Amazing & Extraordinary Facts About Great Britain

Amazing & Extraordinary Facts About Great Britain by Stephen Halliday"Amazing & Extraordinary Facts about Great Britain" unearths the hidden legends, laws, landscapes, discoveries, adventures and locations that have shaped Britain's compelling, and at times, tumultuous past. Explore how Britain was formed - its geology
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Empire of the Sikhs: Revised edition

Empire of the Sikhs: Revised edition by Patwant Singh & Jyoti M. Rai

The definitive biography of Ranjit Singh, contemporary of Napoleon and one of the most powerful and charismatic Indian rulers of his age

Ranjit Singh has been largely written out of accounts of the subcontinent's past by recent Western historians,

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Who Shot JFK?

Who Shot JFK? by Robin RamsayAfter nearly 1,000 books, half a dozen journals, two official inquiries, several million pages of declassified documents, dozens of TV documentaries, and hundreds of websites, is there anything left to say about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy?
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Medical Histories of Union Generals

Medical Histories of Union Generals by Jack D. Welsh MD
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A Few Small Candles: War Resisters of World War II Tell Their Stories

A Few Small Candles: War Resisters of World War II Tell Their Stories by Larry Gara & Lenna Mae GaraLittle is known about those who openly refused to enter military service in World War II because of their convictions against killing. While many of those men accepted alternative civilian service, more than 6,000 were incarcerated with sentences ranging
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A University of Tradition: The Spirit of Purdue

A University of Tradition: The Spirit of Purdue by Purdue Reamer ClubA University of Tradition is a fascinating compilation of history, customs, pictures, and facts about Purdue University from its founding in 1869 to the present day. Covering all aspects of Purdue, from the origin of the nickname of its students and alumni-Boilermakers-to
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A History of Weapons: Crossbows and Lots of Other Things that Can Seriously Mess You Up

A History of Weapons: Crossbows and Lots of Other Things that Can Seriously Mess You Up by John O'BryanOne day a prehistoric guy picked up a rock and threw it at something. And the history of weapons began. Comedy writer and weapon nerd John O'Bryan relays the freaky highlights of man's centuries-old obsession with weaponry. He hilariously explains the
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Summer of '68: The Season That Changed Baseball - and America - Forever

Summer of '68: The Season That Changed Baseball - and America - Forever by Tim WendelThe extraordinary story of the 1968 baseball season--when the game was played to perfection even as the country was being pulled apart at the seams
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Veni Vadi Vici

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The Genealogist's U.S. History Pocket Reference: Quick Facts & Timelines of American History to Help Understand Your Ancestors

The Genealogist's U.S. History Pocket Reference: Quick Facts & Timelines of American History to Help Understand Your Ancestors by Nancy Hendrickson

Unlock new records in your family history research by understanding the historic events of your ancestors' eras. This quick and convenient guide outlines the major political, military and social events in the United States from the colonial era through

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Pen of Fire: John Moncure Daniel

Pen of Fire: John Moncure Daniel by Peter BridgesDuring his short and stormy life, John Moncure Daniel served as U.S. diplomat, journalist, Confederate officer, and conscience of the Confederacy. Strongly pro-slavery, fiercely loyal to the Confederacy, and an outspoken opponent of Jefferson Davis, Daniel
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A Secret Order: Investigating the High Strangeness and Synchronicity in the JFK Assassination

A Secret Order: Investigating the High Strangeness and Synchronicity in the JFK Assassination by H. P. Albarelli Jr.

Reporting new and never-before-published information about the assassination of John F. Kennedy, this investigation dives straight into the deep end, and seeks to prove the CIA's involvement in one of the most controversial topics in American history.

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More Toronto Sketches: The Way We Were

More Toronto Sketches: The Way We Were by Mike FileyThese 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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Toronto Sketches 3: "The Way We Were"

Toronto Sketches 3: "The Way We Were" by Mike FileyThese 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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Navy Pier: A Chicago Landmark

Navy Pier: A Chicago Landmark by Douglas BukowskiAn entertaining, abundantly illustrated history of a Chicago landmark, inspired by Daniel Burnham and a feat of engineering, now a grand locale for public recreation.
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Northern Algoma: A People's History

Northern Algoma: A People's History by Daniel G. V. DouglasNorthern Algoma is a vast wilderness north of Lake Superior and a land rich in natural resources -- fur, gold, iron ore, endless tracts of forests. Its modern history began in the eighteenth century with the fur traders. Then came the gold-seekers, folowed
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Tales from the Great Lakes: Based on C.H.J. Snider's "Schooner days"

Tales from the Great Lakes: Based on C.H.J. Snider's "Schooner days" by Robert B. Townsend

For more than two hundred years, thousands of giant sailing ships traversed the Great Lakes carrying cargo and passengers. The memory of the romance and elegance of these beautiful ships has almost been forgotten in the search for greater efficiency and

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Ludwig Leichhardt

Ludwig Leichhardt by Hans Finger WilhelmOn 14 February 1842 Leichhardt arrived in Sydney, Australia. His aim was to explore inland Australia and he was hopeful of a government appointment in his fields of interest. In 1848 Ludwig Leichhardt and his companions vanished during his second attempt
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Destruction and Reconstruction: Personal Experiences of the Late War

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Beyond the Call of Duty: Army Flight Nursing in World War II

Beyond the Call of Duty: Army Flight Nursing in World War II by Judith BargerAt the height of World War II, five hundred Army flight nurses served with the Army Air Forces as members of thirty-one medical air evacuation squadrons located throughout the world on both the European and Pacific fronts. Their work was not insignificant-over
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Confederate Wizards of the Saddle

Confederate Wizards of the Saddle by Bennett H. YoungThe Confederate cavalrymen, with their chivalric manners and death-defying exploits, were the last of their kind to take part in large-scale military conflict. Included are chapters on J. E. B. Stuart, Nathan Bedford Forrest, Wade Hampton, John Mosby,
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The History of Fort St. Joseph

The History of Fort St. Joseph by Graeme MountIn 1812, Fort St. Joseph's garrison captured American Fort Mackinac, ensuring British control of the Upper Great Lakes for the duration of the War of 1812.
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Island Practice: Cobblestone Rash, Underground Tom, and Other Adventures of a Nantucket Doctor

Island Practice: Cobblestone Rash, Underground Tom, and Other Adventures of a Nantucket Doctor by Pam BelluckA spirited true story of a colorful, contrarian doctor on Nantucket, a world-famous yet strikingly offbeat corner of America. Dr. Timothy Lepore often holds the life of the island in his hands.
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To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done For America - A History

To Believe in Women: What Lesbians Have Done For America - A History by Lillian FadermanThis 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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Reporting the Revolution: Before It Was History, It Was News

Reporting the Revolution: Before It Was History, It Was News by Todd Andrlik"This is 'you are there' history at its best...[Reporting the Revolutionary War] lets us see and feel how events unfolded for the people who lived them."-American History

For the colonists of the new world, the years of the American Revolution were

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Angels in the Outback

Angels in the Outback by Max GriffithsJust before World War I when the Australian outback suffered with the decline of its goldmines and the hard times on its pastoral runs, a young Victorian arrived to see how he could help. The white inhabitants of Central Australia were few, and were rarely
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Memoir of a Cold War Soldier

Memoir of a Cold War Soldier by Richard E. MackFifty years after America's involvement in the Korean War began, Richard E. Mack's memories of his time spent on the front lines are still strong and clear. A career soldier, Mack served in the U.S. Army until 1976 when he retired as a colonel. In Memoir
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OSS Against the Reich

OSS Against the Reich by Nelson D. LankfordOSS against the Reich presents the previously unpublished World War II diaries of Colonel David K.E. Bruce, London branch chief of America's first secret intelligence agency, as he observed the war against Hitler. The entries include eyewitness accounts
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Radio Daze: Stories From the Front in Cleveland's FM Air Way

Radio Daze: Stories From the Front in Cleveland's FM Air Way by Mike OlszewskiCleveland has long enjoyed its reputation as one of the hottest music centers in the country and as the Rock 'n' Roll Capital of the World. Trends started or gained major recognition in Cleveland and were fueled by local radio stations and their disc jockeys,
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Democracy and Religion: Free Exercise and Diverse Visions

Democracy and Religion: Free Exercise and Diverse Visions by David Odell-ScottCompiled from papers delivered at the third annual Kent State University Symposium on Democracy held in spring 2002, Democracy and Religion explores the interrelations of politics and religion. Discussions include an explanation of the complexities of
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Ohio and Its People: Bicentennial Edition

Ohio and Its People: Bicentennial Edition by George Knepper"A finely crafted comprehensive history of the Buckeye State, whose dominant theme is the representative character of the Ohio story to the national experience. Knepper captures the panorama of the Ohio experience from its prehistoric and historic Indian
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Standing Tall

Standing Tall by Andy ReidAt about 0600 hours on Tuesday, October 13, 2009 while leading a patrol in Helmand Province, Afghanistan, Corporal Andy Reid, 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment, was blown up by a Taliban improvised explosive device (IED). Airlifted back to the UK that
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On Another Man's Wound

On Another Man's Wound by Ernie O'MalleyCaptures the feel of Ireland more than any other book.
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The Lotus People

The Lotus People by Aziz HassimThis tour-de-force debut novel represents not only one family's journey from India to South Africa, but also a valuable source of information about the experiences, struggles, feelings and thoughts of the South African Indian community.
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A Very English Hero: The Making of Frank Thompson

A Very English Hero: The Making of Frank Thompson by Peter J. ConradiAn untold story of love, idealism and courage in the Second World War
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William Cox

William Cox by Richard CoxWilliam Cox (1764-1837) was a soldier, road builder, and pioneering pastoralist in the colony of New South Wales. He made his name building the road across the Blue Mountains in 1814. In just over six months, his team of 30 convicts hacked out 163 kilometres
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Amazing North Carolina

Amazing North Carolina by Theresa Jensen LaceyAmazing North Carolina offers a rare glimpse into unusual and sometimes bizarre people and events in North Carolina's 200-year history. Reading like the Tarheel State's own version of Ripley's Believe It or Not, this book explores hundreds of incredible
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The Battle for Jerusalem

The Battle for Jerusalem by John Hagee

Newly updated and revised with the most current information about the events in the Middle East, Pastor John Hagee explains how the Israeli and Palestinian conflict will affect global politics, America's energy supply, and the world economy. The Battle

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George B. McClellan and Civil War History: In the Shadow of Grant and Sherman

George B. McClellan and Civil War History: In the Shadow of Grant and Sherman by Thomas J. RowlandPerhaps no other Union commander's legacy in the Civil War has been the subject of as much controversy as George B. McClellan's. Since the midpoint of this century, however, he has emerged as the complex general who, though gifted with administrative and
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The New Deal & Modern American Conservatism: A Defining Rivalry

The New Deal & Modern American Conservatism: A Defining Rivalry by Gordon Lloyd & David DavenportProviding an often-overlooked historical perspective, Gordon Lloyd and David Davenport show how the New Deal of the 1930s established the framework for today's U.S. domestic policy and the ongoing debate between progressives and conservatives. They examine
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Building the Continental Empire: American Expansion from the Revolution to the Civil War

Building the Continental Empire: American Expansion from the Revolution to the Civil War by William Earl WeeksA new, succinct history of American expansion from the Revolution to the Civil War, showing how an aggressive foreign policy went hand in hand with the rise of nationalism.
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Across the Sea to War: Australian & New Zealand Troop Convoys from 1865 through two World Wars...

Across the Sea to War: Australian & New Zealand Troop Convoys from 1865 through two World Wars... by Peter PlowmanThis book is an in-depth coverage of the troops convoys sent by ANZ to overseas conflicts. In WWII these convoys included such great liners as Queen Elizabeth, Queen Mary, Aquitania and Mauretania. They also included humble Tasmanian ferries.
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Tolstoy: Tales of Courage and Conflict

Tolstoy: Tales of Courage and Conflict by Count Leo Tolstoy36 stories by one of the world's masters of literature, Count Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910)
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Forgotten War

Forgotten War by Henry Reynolds

Australia is dotted with memorials to soldiers who fought in wars overseas, but there are no official commemorations of the battles fought on Australian soil between Aborigines and white colonists. Delving into why it is more controversial to talk about

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Denmark Vesey's Revolt: The Slave Plot that Lit a Fuse to Fort Sumter

Denmark Vesey's Revolt: The Slave Plot that Lit a Fuse to Fort Sumter by John Lofton & Peter C. HofferIn 1822, Denmark Vesey was found guilty of plotting an insurrection-what would have been the biggest slave uprising in U.S. history. A free man of color, he was hanged along with 34 other African Americans in Charleston, South Carolina, in what historians
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Fizz: How Soda Shook Up the World

Fizz: How Soda Shook Up the World by Tristan Donovan

This social, cultural, and culinary history charts soda's remarkable, world-changing journey from awe-inspiring natural mystery to ubiquity. Off-the-wall and offbeat stories abound, including how quack medicine peddlers spawned some of the world's biggest

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A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution

A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution by Carol BerkinWe know--and love--the story of the American Revolution, from the Declaration of Independence to Cornwallis's defeat. But our first government was a disaster and the country was in a terrible crisis. So when a group of men traveled to Philadelphia in the
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Iran's Nuclear Option: Tehran's Quest for the Atom Bomb

Iran's Nuclear Option: Tehran's Quest for the Atom Bomb by Al VenterAt a time when international terrorism is the focal point of our concerns, a far more pressing threat has arisen to the balance of power in the world and ultimately to the security of our country. Since the Islamic Republic of Iran admitted, just two years
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Jazz in American Culture

Jazz in American Culture by Burton W. PerettiThe first compact history of jazz to place it within broader context. With an eye on the music, the musicians, and the audience, Mr. Peretti traces the emergence of jazz and follows its progress to the present, showing how it has reflected shifting American
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Building the St. Helena II: Rebirth of a Nineteenth-Century Canal Boat

Building the St. Helena II: Rebirth of a Nineteenth-Century Canal Boat by Carrol GantzBuilding the St. Helena II tells the story of the 1970 reconstruction of an authentic, operational 1825 canal boat. The narrative unfolds in the small village of Canal Fulton, Ohio, along the surviving one-mile section of the 333-mile Ohio & Erie Canal,
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Democratic Narrative, History, and Memory

Democratic Narrative, History, and Memory by Carole A. BarbatoThe essays in this volume explore the complex relationships among events, memory, and portrayal of those events and the deepest questions of human experience, all viewed through a range of disciplinary lenses but grouped into three sections, each with
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Conflict and Command

Conflict and Command by John HubbellFifteen groundbreaking essays from Albert Castel, Gary Gallagher, Mark Neely, Richard M. McMurry, and othersFor more than fifty years the journal Civil War History has presented the best original scholarship in the study of America's greatest struggle.
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Jefferson Davis: His Rise and Fall

Jefferson Davis: His Rise and Fall by Allen TateWritten early in Tate's career, this study of the Confederacy's fallen leader is highly critical of his flaws yet ultimately sympathetic to the Southern cause.
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Waterloo: Napoleon's Last Campaign

Waterloo: Napoleon's Last Campaign by Christopher HibbertWaterloo was the climax of almost twenty years of war in Europe. It dramatically ended Napoleon's dream of a lasting empire. Through the skillful use of original source material, noted historian Hibbert recreates the events and drama surrounding the famous
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Race and Recruitment: Civil War History Readers, Vol. 2

Race and Recruitment: Civil War History Readers, Vol. 2 by John David SmithFor more than fifty years the journal Civil War History has presented the best original scholarship in the study of America's greatest struggle. The Kent State University Press is pleased to present this second volume in its multivolume series reintroducing
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Interpreting American History The Age of Andrew Jackson

Interpreting American History The Age of Andrew Jackson by Brian D. McKnightHistorians possess the power to shape the view of history for those who come after them. Their efforts to illuminate significant events of the past often result in new interpretations, which frequently conflict with ideas proposed by earlier historians.
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Survivor's Guilt: The Secret Service and the Failure to Protect President Kennedy

Survivor's Guilt: The Secret Service and the Failure to Protect President Kennedy by Vincent Michael Palamara

Painstakingly researched by an authority on the history of the Secret Service and based on primary, firsthand accounts from more than 80 former agents, White House aides, and family members, this is the definitive account of what went wrong with John

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The Economics of Forced Labor: The Soviet Gulag

The Economics of Forced Labor: The Soviet Gulag by Paul R. Gregory & Valery LazarevUntil now, there has been little scholarly analysis of the Soviet Gulag as an economic, social, and political institution, primarily owing to a lack of data. This collection presents the results of years of research by Western and Russian scholars. The
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Cadwallader Colden: A Biography

Cadwallader Colden: A Biography by Seymour I. SchwartzThe first complete biography of Cadwallader Colden (1688-1776), the longest-serving Lieutenant Governor of New York and a brilliant intellectual, multifaceted colonial Renaissance man, and consummate royalist.

This is the first complete biography of
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The Outlaws: Tales of Bad Guys Who Shaped the Wild West

The Outlaws: Tales of Bad Guys Who Shaped the Wild West by Robert Barr SmithThe people who pushed west were mostly ordinary folks, the guts of the young United States, tough, ambitious, hardworking, and anxious to leave the world better for their kids than it had been for them. Those who did not come of that hardy stock did not
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The Elusive State of Jefferson: A Journey through the 51st State

The Elusive State of Jefferson: A Journey through the 51st State by Peter Laufer

By 1941, a nascent statehood movement began to coalesce into an active and explicit secession campaign seeking to carve from Northern California and Southern Oregon a new State of Jefferson. Yreka, California, home of the secession movement, was named

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Gettysburg

Gettysburg by Stephen W. SearsStephen W. Sears has delivered a masterwork in Gettysburg, his single-volume history of the Civil War's greatest campaign. Drawing on original source material, from soldiers' letters to the Official Records of the war, Sears offers dramatic and informed
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Bomb Girls: Britain's Secret Army: The Munitions Women of World War II

Bomb Girls: Britain's Secret Army: The Munitions Women of World War II by Jacky HyamsThey were the unsung heroines of World War II; the wives, mothers, and teenage girls, all "doing their bit" for the war effort, clocking in daily to work in vast munitions factories, helping make the explosives, bullets, and war machines that would ensure
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Self-Portrait of a Scoundrel

Self-Portrait of a Scoundrel by Chauncey Holt

Released for the first time 16 years after his death, this startling autobiography by one of the so-called "three tramps" from the John F. Kennedy assassination reveals the details of Chauncey Marvin Holt's many claims. Much mystery and suspicion still

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1813: Empire at Bay: The Sixth Coalition and the Downfall of Napoleon

1813: Empire at Bay: The Sixth Coalition and the Downfall of Napoleon by Jonathon Riley1813 was a critical year in the world war that ended with the downfall of Napoleon. In a series of major battles, the converging armies of the Sixth Coalition drove the French forces back. This was the year in which the balance of power tipped decisively
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Military Discipline

Military Discipline by Geoff Barr"The mythology surrounding the Australian digger in World War One (WWI) and his inability to adhere to military discipline is legendary. In this book I explore the myth of the digger, and draw on primary sources to expose the Australian Expeditionary Force
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A Bold and Ambitious Enterprise: The British Army in the Low Countries, 1813-1814

A Bold and Ambitious Enterprise: The British Army in the Low Countries, 1813-1814 by Andrew BamfordThe British campaign in the Low Countries in 1813-14 in support of the Dutch revolt against the French is one of the lesser-known campaigns of the Napoleonic Wars, but one, which the great historian of the British Army Sir John Fortescue wrote that it
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Sheba: Through the Desert in Search of the Legendary Queen

Sheba: Through the Desert in Search of the Legendary Queen by Nicholas ClappThree 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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A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution

A Brilliant Solution: Inventing the American Constitution by Carol BerkinWe know--and love--the story of the American Revolution, from the Declaration of Independence to Cornwallis's defeat. But our first government was a disaster and the country was in a terrible crisis. So when a group of men traveled to Philadelphia in the
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Jefferson's Second Revolution: The Election Crisis of 1800 and the Triumph of Republicanism

Jefferson's Second Revolution: The Election Crisis of 1800 and the Triumph of Republicanism by Susan DunnThe election of 1800 was a revolution in the modern sense of a radical new beginning, but it was also a revolution in the sense of a return to the point of origin, to the principles of 1776. Federalist incumbent John Adams, and the elitism he represented,
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Aristotle's Children

Aristotle's Children by Richard E. RubensteinEurope 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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Gettysburg

Gettysburg by Stephen W. SearsStephen W. Sears has delivered a masterwork in Gettysburg, his single-volume history of the Civil War's greatest campaign. Drawing on original source material, from soldiers' letters to the Official Records of the war, Sears offers dramatic and informed
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Ohio Outback: Learning to Love the Great Black Swamp

Ohio Outback: Learning to Love the Great Black Swamp by Claude Clayton SmithA collection that reveals the surprising variety of life in northwest Ohio Ohio Outback is a unique compilation of writings by Claude Clayton Smith about his experiences of living in Ohio for the past twenty-two years. Smith offers a vibrant, humorous
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They Have Left Us Here to Die: The Civil War Prison Diary of Sgt. Lyle G. Adair, 111th U.S. Colored Infantry

They Have Left Us Here to Die: The Civil War Prison Diary of Sgt. Lyle G. Adair, 111th U.S. Colored Infantry by Glenn RobinsThe chronicle of a Union soldier's seven months in captivityBesides the risks of death or wounding in combat, the average Civil War soldier faced the constant threat of being captured by the enemy. It is estimated that one out of every seven soldiers was
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"We Only Come Here to Struggle": Stories from Berida's Life

"We Only Come Here to Struggle": Stories from Berida's Life by Berida Ndambuki & Claire Cone RobertsonHere is the life history of Berida Ndambuki, a Kenyan woman trader born in 1936, who speaks movingly of her experiences under the turbulences of late British colonialism and independence. A poverty survivor, Berida overcame patriarchal constraints to reclaim
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Blue Nose Master: The Memoirs of Captain Ernest K. Hartling

Blue Nose Master: The Memoirs of Captain Ernest K. Hartling by Ernest K. HartlingCaptain Ernest Hartling, born in Spanish Ship Bay, Nova Scotia, in 1906, takes us on a voyage through a life crammed with adventure, colour, and excitement.
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Spanish John: Being a Narrative of the Early Life of Colonel John M'Donell of Scottos

Spanish John: Being a Narrative of the Early Life of Colonel John M'Donell of Scottos by John McDonellAn unashamedly prejudiced account of the atmosphere of the aftermath of "the 45" the fierce loyalties and bitter hatreds, the high principles and barefaced villainy.
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Silent Sentinels: A Reference Guide to the Artillery at Gettysburg

Silent Sentinels: A Reference Guide to the Artillery at Gettysburg by George NewtonArtillery played an important and perhaps decisive role at the July 1863 Battle of Gettysburg. Although many hundreds of books have been published on the battle, few have focused on the artillery. Silent Sentinels fills this flaring gap in the literature.
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26.2 Miles to Boston: A Journey into the Heart of the Boston Marathon

26.2 Miles to Boston: A Journey into the Heart of the Boston Marathon by Michael Connelly

117 years Strong…and Counting!

This all-new edition, which follows the Boston Marathon into the 21st century and through the tragedy of the 2013 race, is a colorful and moving portrait of what it feels like to run the world's oldest annual marathon,

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Prisoner of the Vatican: The Popes, the Kings, and Garibaldi's Rebels in the Struggle to Rule Modern Italy

Prisoner of the Vatican: The Popes, the Kings, and Garibaldi's Rebels in the Struggle to Rule Modern Italy by David I. KertzerPraise for David Kertzer and Prisoner of the Vatican:

"Kertzer once again proves himself a truly compelling historian." -- André Aciman

"Prisoner of the Vatican reads like exciting fiction. And it has astounding contemporary relevance." -- Alfred Uhry

"Kertzer's

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Australian Migrant Ships

Australian Migrant Ships by Peter PlowmanIn 1945 Arthur Calwell announced a new immigration policy for Australia requiring an influx of 70,000 migrants a year, and it was hoped that all of them would come from Britain. When insufficient Britons applied the Australian government looked to Italy
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The Coronation: A Royal History

The Coronation: A Royal History by Annie BullenOn June 2, 1953, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II was crowned in Westminster Abbey. In 2013 - 60 years later - a nation comes together once more to celebrate that special event.
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Hirohito And The Making Of Modern Japan

Hirohito And The Making Of Modern Japan by Herbert P. Bix

Winner of the Pulitzer Prize

In this groundbreaking biography of the Japanese emperor Hirohito, Herbert P. Bix offers the first complete, unvarnished look at the enigmatic leader whose sixty-three-year reign ushered Japan into the modern world. Never

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Secret History of the Iraq War

Secret History of the Iraq War by Yossef Bodansky

In the months leading up to March 2003, fresh from its swift and heady victory in Afghanistan, the Bush administration mobilized the United States armed forces to overthrow the government of Iraq. Eight months after the president declared an end to major

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The Great Deluge

The Great Deluge by Douglas Brinkley

In the span of five violent hours on August 29, 2005, Hurricane Katrina destroyed major Gulf Coast cities and flattened 150 miles of coastline. But it was only the first stage of a shocking triple tragedy. On the heels of one of the three strongest hurricanes

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The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris

The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris by Peter Beinart

"Why do we succumb to hubris? Peter Beinart has written a highly intelligent and wonderfully readable book that answers the question by looking at a century of American foreign policy. As with everything Beinart writes, it is lucid, thoughtful and strikingly

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Redeemers

Redeemers by Enrique Krauze

In Redeemers, acclaimed historian Enrique Krauze presents the major ideas that have formed the modern Latin American political mind during the late nineteenth and twentieth centuries—and looks closely at how these ideas were expressed in the lives

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George Washington's War: The Saga of the American Revolution

George Washington's War: The Saga of the American Revolution by Robert LeckieAn exciting trip back in time to the American Revolution, "a reminder of what history can be when written by a master."--Publishers Weekly
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Artists in Exile

Artists in Exile by Joseph Horowitz

During the first half of the twentieth century—decades of war and revolution in Europe—an "intellectual migration" relocated thousands of artists and thinkers to the United States, including some of Europe's supreme performing artists, filmmakers,

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The Great Upheaval

The Great Upheaval by Jay Winik

It is an era that redefined history. As the 1790s began, a fragile America teetered on the brink of oblivion, Russia towered as a vast imperial power, and France plunged into revolution. But in contrast to the way conventional histories tell it, none

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Mormon America - Rev. Ed.

Mormon America - Rev. Ed. by Richard Ostling & Joan K. Ostling

Who Are the Mormons?

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints:

  • Has over 12.5 million members worldwide and is one of the fastest-growing and most centrally controlled U.S.-based religions
  • Is by far the richest religion in the United States
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A New Religious America

A New Religious America by Diana L. Eck

Why Understanding America's Religious Landscape Is the Most Important Challenge Facing Us Today

  • The 1990s saw the U.S. Navy commission its first Muslim chaplain and open its first mosque.
  • There are presently more than three hundred temples in Los Angeles,
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Young Patriots

Young Patriots by Charles CeramiÂ"Cerami spins a good historical tale.Â" --Kirkus ReviewsSeven years after the revolution, America was in crisis. The government didn't work, but the citizens didn't care--or were in a state of rebellion. Then two unknown men, Hamilton and Madison (unknown
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Mr. Lincoln Goes to War

Mr. Lincoln Goes to War by William Marvel"The Civil War's master historical detective" reveals how Lincoln blundered into war.

Stephen Sears has called William Marvel "the Civil War's master historical detective," and in this groundbreaking book Marvel investigates the mystery of how the war

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Overcoming Drought: Adaptation Strategies for Andhra Pradesh, India

Overcoming Drought: Adaptation Strategies for Andhra Pradesh, India by World BankUsing recent advances in modeling climate-related risks and adjusting state of the art catastrophic risk modeling techniques to drought, the study conducts an innovative long-term assessment of drought risks in Andhra Pradesh, India, and suggests strategies
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50 Children: One Ordinary American Couple's Extraordinary Rescue Mission into the Heart of Nazi Germany

50 Children: One Ordinary American Couple's Extraordinary Rescue Mission into the Heart of Nazi Germany by Steven Pressman

Based on the acclaimed HBO documentary, the astonishing true story of how one American couple transported fifty Jewish children from Nazi-occupied Austria to America in 1939—the single largest group of unaccompanied refugee children allowed into

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Warriors Seven: Seven American Commanders, Seven Wars, and the Irony of Battle

Warriors Seven: Seven American Commanders, Seven Wars, and the Irony of Battle by Barney SneidermanWarriors Seven offers a fascinating collection of American commander "profiles" written in a lively and graphic style. The unique aspect of Dr. Sneiderman's approach is that each essay sketches the ironic twists of fate that befell these men at or near
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Triumph and Defeat: The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume 2

Triumph and Defeat: The Vicksburg Campaign, Volume 2 by Terrence WinschelThe study of the Civil War in the Western Theater is more popular now than ever before, and the center of that interest is the months-long Vicksburg Campaign, which is the subject of National Park Historian Terrence J. Winschel's new book Triumph & Defeat:
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Tropicana Nights: The Life and Times of the Legendary Cuban Nightclub

Tropicana Nights: The Life and Times of the Legendary Cuban Nightclub by Rosa Lowinger & Ofelia FoxAt Tropicana you could play the roulette wheel, dance to the latest mambo or rumba, or simply ogle the parading goddesses of the flesh. It was the brightest jewel in 1950s Cuban nightlife, and Nat “King" Cole, Liberace, Josephine Baker, and Carmen
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RAF Duxford: A History in Photographs from 1917 to the Present Day

RAF Duxford: A History in Photographs from 1917 to the Present Day by Richard SmithEstablished in 1917 to train Royal Flying Corps aircrew, during WWI Duxford was also the base for two United States Aero Squadrons, 137 and 159, and by the end was a mobilization airfield for three DH9 day bomber squadrons. During the 1920s and 30s, expansion
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The Moral Center: How Progressives Can Unite America Around Our Shared Values

The Moral Center: How Progressives Can Unite America Around Our Shared Values by David CallahanNothing's the matter with Kansas: Americans voting their values are responding to a real moral crisis. And in this forceful follow-up to The Cheating Culture, David Callahan argues that the problems for most Americans are not abortion and gay marriage
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New Zealand's Great War: New Zealand, the Allies and the First World War

New Zealand's Great War: New Zealand, the Allies and the First World War by John CrawfordThis book is a collection of essays arising out of the 'Zealandia's Great War' conference organised by the New Zealand Military History Committee in November 2003. In 32 essays by distinguished military historians from New Zealand and around the world,
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If the Creek Don't Rise: My Life Out West with the Last Black Widow of the Civil War

If the Creek Don't Rise: My Life Out West with the Last Black Widow of the Civil War by Rita WilliamsWhen Rita Williams was four, her mother died in a Denver boarding house. This death delivered Rita into the care of her aunt Daisy, the last surviving African American widow of a Union soldier and a maverick who had spirited her sharecropping family out
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House of War: The Pentagon and the Disastrous Rise of American Power

House of War: The Pentagon and the Disastrous Rise of American Power by James CarrollIn House of War, the best-selling author James Carroll has created a history of the Pentagon that is both epic and personal. Through Carroll we see how the Pentagon, since its founding, has operated beyond the control of any force in government or society,
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Nazi Millionaires: The Allied Search for Hidden SS Gold

Nazi Millionaires: The Allied Search for Hidden SS Gold by Kenneth AlfordDuring the final days of World War II, German SS officers crammed trains, cars, and trucks full of gold, currency, and jewels, and headed for the mountains of Austria. Fearful of arrest and determined to keep the stolen loot out of Allied hands, they concealed
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New Dawn: The Battles for Fallujah

New Dawn: The Battles for Fallujah by Richard LowryFallujah. Few names conjure up as many images of blood, sacrifice, and valor as does this ancient city in Al Anbar province forty miles west of Baghdad. This sprawling concrete jungle was the scene of two major U.S. combat operations in 2004. The first
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Praise from a Future Generation: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy and the First Generation Critics of the Warren Report

Praise from a Future Generation: The Assassination of John F. Kennedy and the First Generation Critics of the Warren Report by John KelinFinely written and meticulously documented, this book describes how—very early on—a small group of ordinary citizens began extraordinary efforts to demonstrate that the JFK assassination could not have happened the way the government said it
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Shanghai's Schemozzle

Shanghai's Schemozzle by SapajouA classic of old Shanghai, first published in 1937 and featuring a host of superb and rarely seen Sapajou cartoons. Lovingly reproduced with volumes 1 and 2 together and a foreword by China scholar Richard Rigby. Nowhere has Shanghai's golden age of the
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Ambitious Brew: The Story of American Beer

Ambitious Brew: The Story of American Beer by Maureen OgleIn the first-ever history of American beer, Maureen Ogle tells its epic story, from the immigrants who invented it to the upstart microbrewers who revived it. Beer might seem as American as baseball, but that has not always been true: Rum and whiskey
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Discovering the Hidden Listener: An Empirical Assessment of Radio Liberty and Western Broadcasting to the USSR during the Cold W

Discovering the Hidden Listener: An Empirical Assessment of Radio Liberty and Western Broadcasting to the USSR during the Cold W by R. Eugene PartaThis overview of the impact of Western radio and Radio Liberty—from the listeners' perspective—addresses questions of audience size and listening trends over time, listeners' demographic traits and attitudes, and more. Based on more than 50,000
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Collecting Colditz: A Unique Pictorial Record of Life Behind the Walls

Collecting Colditz: A Unique Pictorial Record of Life Behind the Walls by Michael BookerOver forty years of research has resulted in this exceptional photographic history of life within Colditz Castle, the infamous Second World War prisoner of war camp in Germany, which housed such illustrious names as Douglas Bader, Lorne Welch, Micky Burns
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Turning Points in Ending the Cold War

Turning Points in Ending the Cold War by Kiron K. SkinnerThe expert contributors examine the end of détente and the beginning of the new phase of the cold war in the early 1980s, Reagan's radical new strategies aimed at changing Soviet behavior, the peaceful democratic revolutions in Poland and Hungary, the
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Lenin's Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives

Lenin's Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives by Paul R. GregoryAn enlightening look into the once-secret Soviet state and party archives that Western scholars first gained access to in the early 1990s. Paul Gregory breaks down a decades-old wall of secrecy to reveal intriguing new information on such subjects as Stalin's
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Tiger Territory: The Untold Story of the Royal Australian Navy from 1948 to 1971

Tiger Territory: The Untold Story of the Royal Australian Navy from 1948 to 1971 by Ian PfennigwerthBetween 1948 and 1971 ships and men of the Royal Australian Navy served with almost unnoticed distinction in defending the newly emerging nations of Malaya, Malaysia and Singapore. In this period of intense diplomatic and military activity in a potentially
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Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece by Mike Paine

Western civilization began with the Greeks. From the highpoint of the 5th century BC through the cultural triumphs of the Alexandrian era to their impact on the developing Roman empire, the Greeks shaped the philosophy, art, architecture, and literature

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Walter White: The Dilemma of Black Identity in America

Walter White: The Dilemma of Black Identity in America by Thomas DyjaThe day Walter White was buried in 1955 the New York Times called him "the nearest approach to a national leader of American Negroes since Booker T. Washington." For more than two decades, White, as secretary of the NAACP, was perhaps the nation's
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Walter White: The Dilemma of Black Identity in America

Walter White: The Dilemma of Black Identity in America by Thomas DyjaThe day Walter White was buried in 1955 the New York Times called him "the nearest approach to a national leader of American Negroes since Booker T. Washington." For more than two decades, White, as secretary of the NAACP, was perhaps the nation's
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Hell on Earth: Dramatic First Hand Experiences of Bomber Command at War

Hell on Earth: Dramatic First Hand Experiences of Bomber Command at War by Mel RolfeA collection of 20 true stories of bravery, survival, and good and bad luck, involving bomber command during World War II. The following extracts illustrate the drama in this book. 'It is believed that when Dacey realised the aircraft was on fire he grabbed
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The Spitfire Smiths: A Unique Story of Brothers in Arms

The Spitfire Smiths: A Unique Story of Brothers in Arms by Rod SmithIn late 2001 Rod Smith died tragically at his own hand, leaving behind a part-written autobiography and many notes. At the request of his family, his friend, the historian Christopher Shores, took on the task of seeking to complete the story as nearly
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Richard Hillary: The Authorised Biography of a Second World War Fighter Pilot and Author of "The Last Enemy"

Richard Hillary: The Authorised Biography of a Second World War Fighter Pilot and Author of "The Last Enemy" by David RossRichard Hillary was born in Australia in 1919 and brought up in England. Oxford educated, he was a writer foremost who was also a fighter pilot. When World War Two came he joined 603 Sqn and became an ace in the Battle of Britain. His life changed when
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The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman

The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman by Nancy Marie BrownFive hundred years before Columbus, a Viking woman named Gudrid sailed off the edge of the known world. She landed in the New World and lived there for three years, giving birth to a baby before sailing home. Or so the Icelandic sagas say. Even after archaeologists
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Booker T. Washington: Black Leadership in the Age of Jim Crow

Booker T. Washington: Black Leadership in the Age of Jim Crow by Raymond W. SmockFrom the time of his famous Atlanta address in 1895 until his death in 1915, Booker T. Washington was the preeminent African-American educator and race leader. But to historians and biographers of the last hundred years, Washington has often been described
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Royal Australian Navy & MacArthur

Royal Australian Navy & MacArthur by Ian PfennigwerthBy 1945, General MacArthur's forces had advanced from Papua to the Philippines and to Borneo. The vast majority of the troops, supplies, and equipment for this campaign were transported by sea, and MacArthur's success was based on 22 amphibious assaults.
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The Welsh Castles of Edward I

The Welsh Castles of Edward I by A. J. TaylorArnold Taylor, the leading expert on the subject, provides an authoritative guide to the castles, begun between 1277 and 1295, in a short compass. He deals with their joint and individual features, dates, planning and construction.
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Tinder Box: The Iroquois Theatre Disaster 1903

Tinder Box: The Iroquois Theatre Disaster 1903 by Anthony P. HatchThis the 100th anniversary of one of worst man-made disasters of the 20th century. When the Iroquois Theatre opened in Chicago on November 23, 1903, it was considered one of the grandest structures of its day, a monument to modern design and technology,
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The Myth of the Great Satan: A New Look at America's Relations with Iran

The Myth of the Great Satan: A New Look at America's Relations with Iran by Abbas MilaniThis critical review of the history of America's relations with Iran shows how little of the two countries' long and complicated relationship is reflected in the foundational axioms of the "Great Satan" myth. The author explains why meaningful and equitable
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RAF Little Rissington: The Central Flying School 1946 - 76

RAF Little Rissington: The Central Flying School 1946 - 76 by R. Deacon & A. Pollock & M. ThomasIn the three decades between 1946 and 1976, the Central Flying School which was based at Little Rissington, produced over 6000 fledgling Qualified Flying Instructors and continually endeavoured to monitor and improve the wider Royal Air Force's standards
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Arctic Naturalist: The Life of J. Dewey Soper

Arctic Naturalist: The Life of J. Dewey Soper by Anthony DaltonJ. Dewey Soper was the last of the great pioneer naturalists in Canada, spending many years in the Arctic where he discovered the breeding grounds of the blue goose and charted the final unknown region of Baffin Islands coastline.
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Zinn For Beginners

Zinn For Beginners by David CogswellZinn For Beginners describes the life and work of the most vital historian of our time. Howard Zinn led a revolution in the writing of history by telling the story not from the standpoint of conquerors and rulers, but from the side of the ordinary people
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The Rule of Law in South Korea

The Rule of Law in South Korea by Jongryn MoExpert contributors examine the challenges of fully implementing the rule of law in South Korea's fledgling democracy and market economy. The expert contributors detail the obstacles that must be overcome, such as corruption in politics and corporate governance
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The Wave: Man, God, and the Ballot Box in the Middle East

The Wave: Man, God, and the Ballot Box in the Middle East by Reuel Marc GerechtMiddle East expert Reuel Marc Gerecht argues that the Middle East may actually be at the beginning of a momentous democratic wave whose convulsions could become the region's defining theme during Obama's presidency. He describes the powerful Middle Eastern
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The End of Modern History in the Middle East

The End of Modern History in the Middle East by Bernard LewisBernard Lewis looks at the new era in the Middle East. With the departure of imperial powers, the region must now, on its own, resolve the political, economic, cultural, and societal problems that prevent it from accomplishing the next stage in the advance
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Cliffsnotes ASVAB Cram Plan

Cliffsnotes ASVAB Cram Plan by American Bookworks Corporation & American Bookworks CorporationA plan to ace the exam—no matter how much time you have left.
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Lakota Portraits: Lives of the Legendary Plains People

Lakota Portraits: Lives of the Legendary Plains People by Joseph AgonitoA moving, thoughtful, beautifully illustrated look at the lives of men and women who helped shape the history of the Lakota people and the American West.
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Pirates: The Complete History from 1300 BC to the Present Day

Pirates: The Complete History from 1300 BC to the Present Day by Angus Konstam

A rollicking, in-depth look at the bloody world of pirates. Konstam sails through the brutal history of piracy, separating myth from legend and fact from fiction. Pirates takes you into the depths of the pirate's dark world, examining the many colorful

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The Avro Type 698 Vulcan: The Secrets Behind its Design and Development

The Avro Type 698 Vulcan: The Secrets Behind its Design and Development by David W. FildesThe Avro Vulcan was the last V Bomber to see active service in its primary role during the Falklands conflict. It is the most popular of the three and one aircraft has recently become airborne again after a long period of rejuvenation. It has always been
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The Earth Shook, the Sky Burned: A Photographic Record of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

The Earth Shook, the Sky Burned: A Photographic Record of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire by William BronsonThe Earth Shook, The Sky Burned has mesmerized San Francisco tourists and residents for decades. Illustrated with more than four hundred on-the-scene photographs, this definitive book tells the dramatic story of the four days of upheaval and destruction
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The Annotated Two Years Before the Mast

The Annotated Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana Jr.Two Years Before the Mast is a classic travel narrative which inspired canonical works like Moby Dick and Sailing Alone Around the World. As he follows Richard Henry Dana (a Harvard dropout-turned-sailor) on his voyages around North America
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American Missiles: The Complete Smithsonian Field Guide

American Missiles: The Complete Smithsonian Field Guide by Brian NicklasThis remarkable guide provides for the first time an illustrated listing of almost 200 of America's most powerful missiles. With information on all aspects of the missile's specifications, including the speed and capacity of the explosives used in its
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A Flame of Pure Fire: Jack Dempsey and the Roaring '20s

A Flame of Pure Fire: Jack Dempsey and the Roaring '20s by Roger KahnJack Dempsey was perfectly suited to the time in which he fought, the time when the United States first felt the throb of its own overwhelming power. For eight years and two months after World War I, Dempsey, with his fierce good looks and matchless dedication
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100 of the Worst Ideas in History: Humanity's Thundering Brainstorms Turned Blundering Brain Farts

100 of the Worst Ideas in History: Humanity's Thundering Brainstorms Turned Blundering Brain Farts by Eric Kasum & Michael N. Smith

What were they thinking?

Ever since Adam snacked on the forbidden fruit and was chased naked out of the Garden of Eden, mankind has bitten off a bevy of bad ideas.

From skinny-dipping Presidents to toxic tooth fillings to singing pop stars who can't

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Irish Boston, 2nd: A Lively Look at Boston's Colorful Irish Past

Irish Boston, 2nd: A Lively Look at Boston's Colorful Irish Past by Michael QuinlinThe fascinating story of the Irish in Boston unfolds in this engagingly written history-cum-guidebook. Full of heroism and romance, politics and brawls, it tells the stories behind the well-known history and vividly portrays what life was like for the
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The Slopes of Lebanon

The Slopes of Lebanon by Amos Oz

From one of Israel's preeminent writers comes a superb collection of essays offering Oz's cogent views on Israel's offensive into Lebanon in 1982; fanaticism of all stripes; the PLO; Israeli terrorism; the new militarism and the growing intolerance toward

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Lest We Forget: Masterpieces of Patriotic Jewelry and Military Decorations

Lest We Forget: Masterpieces of Patriotic Jewelry and Military Decorations by Judith PriceLest We Forget serves as a tribute to our men and women in service both past and present. It derives its title from the poem "Recessional" by Rudyard Kipling, often used as a tribute in war memorials, while its contents chronicle our military history
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Hiking Colorado's Front Range, 2nd

Hiking Colorado's Front Range, 2nd by Bob D'AntonioProfiles of 55 great hikes along the Rocky Mountain front, from Fort Collins south to Colorado Springs. Experts and novice hikers alike will find overnights and day hikes with spectacular scenery, abundant wildlife, wildflowers, and fascinating landscapes.
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Life on the Old Farm

Life on the Old Farm by Tom Quinn

Life on the Old Farm takes you back to a time, not so long ago, when country life in Britain followed a pattern that had remained largely unchanged for centuries. In this series of fascinating reminiscences, farmers from all over Britain reveal their

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Impressions of Cape Breton

Impressions of Cape Breton by Brian Douglas TennysonImpressions of Cape Breton includes descriptive impressions of Cape Breton Island, by an eclectic cast of characters - from explorers to entrepreneurs, settlers to surveyors, military officers to travel writers - from the 17th to 20th centuries.
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We Are Many: Reflections on Movement Strategy from Occupation to Liberation

We Are Many: Reflections on Movement Strategy from Occupation to Liberation by Kate KhatibThe only book on Occupy written by organizers, for organizers! Essential lessons from key movement strategists.
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September Evening: The Life and Final Combat of the 48-Victory Ace Werner Voss

September Evening: The Life and Final Combat of the 48-Victory Ace Werner Voss by Barry DiggensThis is the first full-length biography ever written on the life and death of the nineteen-year-old Werner Voss, who was a legend in his own lifetime and the youngest recipient of the Pour le Mérite, Germany's highest award for bravery in WWI. At the
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Millville's Mac - The Life Story of a World War I I Combat Marine

Millville's Mac - The Life Story of a World War I I Combat Marine by John J. McNamaraKnown for his quick wit, charm, and compassion, John McNamara has told the story of his life, family and war in a compelling, and honest manner. One reviewer said "Johnny Mac's book tells it like it was and makes the terror, the drudgery, the camaraderie,
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Mike Filey's Toronto Sketches, Books 10-11

Mike Filey's Toronto Sketches, Books 10-11 by Mike FileyThis special collection gathers the volumes ten and eleven of the Toronto Sketches series, a fascinating compendium of Mike Filey's columns about the people and history of Toronto. These are essential reading for history buffs and for people who want to
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A Landscape History of Great Comberton

A Landscape History of Great Comberton by Kate CollingwoodKate Collingwood is a landscape architect specialising in environmental impact assessment and historic landscape character assessment. She is a co-author of guidance for the English Heritage and the Highways Agency on how to evaluate historic landscapes
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Sessy's Journey

Sessy's Journey by Shirley SandersSessy's Journey is a gritty account about the life of an African/Native American woman born in Mississippi during the Great Depression. Sessy's Journey keeps you flipping the pages to find out what happens next in her tumultuous life of struggles as a
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Jihad in the Arabian Sea

Jihad in the Arabian Sea by Camille PecastaingCamille Pecastaing looks at the twenty-first-century challenges facing the region around the Bab el Mandeb-the tiny strait that separates the Red Sea from the Indian Ocean-from civil war, piracy, radical Islamism, terrorism and the real risk of environmental
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Gold: Firsthand Accounts from the Rush That Made the West

Gold: Firsthand Accounts from the Rush That Made the West by John Richard StephensThe Gold Rush era was an amazing time in our country's history. California had just been occupied during the Mexican-American War and wasn't officially a U.S. territory yet when gold was discovered in 1848. Suddenly the whole world was electrified by the

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Lost Memories

Lost Memories by Rebecca SørensenI am not a professional writer and I wrote this to the best of my ability with the information I have discovered. It took thousands of people to make just one you. Some travelled from distant lands, stayed in their native lands, experienced hardships,
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Murder in the High Himalaya: Loyalty, Tragedy, and Escape from Tibet

Murder in the High Himalaya: Loyalty, Tragedy, and Escape from Tibet by Jonathan GreenAn intrepid journalist's investigation of coldblooded murder in Chinese-occupied Tibet leads him deep within a lawless world in the land of the snows
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The Word at War: World War Two in 100 Phrases

The Word at War: World War Two in 100 Phrases by Philip Gooden & Peter LewisWar words have embedded themselves in our collective psyche; British politicians are fond of invoking the �Dunkirk spirit� whenever the country is faced with major crisis or even minor adversity, and Roosevelt�s famous description of Pearl Harbor
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An Air Fighter's Scrapbook

An Air Fighter's Scrapbook by Ira JonesIra "Taffy" Jones was a well-known air fighter during the First World War, having scored about 40 victories flying SE5 scouts in France with 74 Squadron. Well known in flying circles, Jones recorded stories drawn from his own experiences during the war
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Richmond Redeemed: The Siege at Petersburg, The Battles of Chaffin's Bluff and Poplar Spring Church, September 29 - October 2, 1

Richmond Redeemed: The Siege at Petersburg, The Battles of Chaffin's Bluff and Poplar Spring Church, September 29 - October 2, 1 by Richard SommersRichmond Redeemed pioneered study of Civil War Petersburg. The original (and long out of print) award-winning 1981 edition conveyed an epic narrative of crucial military operations in early autumn 1864 that had gone unrecognized for more than 100 years.
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Missouri's War: The Civil War in Documents

Missouri's War: The Civil War in Documents by Silvana R. Siddali
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Ohio's War: The Civil War in Documents

Ohio's War: The Civil War in Documents by Christine Dee
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Marching with the Tigers: The History of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment 1955 - 1975

Marching with the Tigers: The History of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment 1955 - 1975 by Michael GoldschmidtAs the definitive final volume of the history of The Royal Leicestershire Regiment Marching with The Tigers covers events in that Regiment and its successor, the 4th Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment, over the years 1955-75. During this period the Battalions
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A Choice Not an Echo: Updated and Expanded 50th Anniversary Edition

A Choice Not an Echo: Updated and Expanded 50th Anniversary Edition by Phyllis SchlaflyOver 3 Million Copies Sold!

Celebrate 50 years since the release of Phyllis Schlafly's monumental A Choice Not an Echo, the book that launched the conservative resurgence of the late 20th century. This special updated and expanded edition contains

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The Flying Tiger: The True Story of General Claire Chennault and the U.S. 14th Air Force in China

The Flying Tiger: The True Story of General Claire Chennault and the U.S. 14th Air Force in China by Jack SamsonThe Flying Tigers and the U.S. Fourteenth will be the subject of a huge upcoming film from IMAX and director John Woo. The film is scheduled to start shooting in spring 2011 with no firm release date stated yet. The role of Chenault in the film is likely
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First Person: A Biography of Cairine Wilson Canada's First Woman Senator

First Person: A Biography of Cairine Wilson Canada's First Woman Senator by Valerie KnowlesFirst Person is an engaging account of a colourful and powerful politician; a fighter whose efforts were recognized by the highest officials in the land, and whose sculpted image adorns the foyer of the Canadian Senate.
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Sustainability: A Cultural History

Sustainability: A Cultural History by Ulrich Grober

From diets to economic growth, everything these days has to be sustainable, and in clear and thought-provoking terms, Ulrich Grober reassesses the concept of sustainability using a range of fascinating historical instances of its application. He considers

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The Syrian Rebellion

The Syrian Rebellion by Fouad AjamiFouad Ajami offers a detailed historical perspective on the current rebellion in Syria. Focusing on the similarities and differences in skills between former dictator Hafez al-Assad and his successor son, Bashar, Ajami explains how an irresistible force
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Open Cockpit

Open Cockpit by Arthur Stanley Gould Lee & Arthur Gould LeeThanks to a broken leg during flight school, Arthur Stanley Gould Lee gained valuable additional time flying trainers before he was posted to France during World War I. In November 1917 during low level bombing and strafing attacks, he was shot down three
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Deterrence: Its Past and Future¿Papers Presented at Hoover Institution, November 2010

Deterrence: Its Past and Future¿Papers Presented at Hoover Institution, November 2010 by George P. ShultzDrawn from the third in a series of conferences the Hoover Institution at Stanford University on the nuclear legacy of the cold war, this report examines the importance of deterrence, from its critical function in the cold war to its current role. Recognizing
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Adventurous Empires: The Story of the Short Empire Flying-Boats

Adventurous Empires: The Story of the Short Empire Flying-Boats by Phillip E. SimsThis is a story from a bygone age recalling the most successful flying-boat airliner ever built. Designed to a specification for Imperial Airways, then Britain's national airline, it carried passengers and, more importantly, mail throughout the British
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Libertines and Harlots

Libertines and Harlots by Norman MilneOne of the clubs explored in this book is The Calf's Head Club who celebrated the death of Charles I every year on the 30th January. A book of this nature would also be incomplete without the Earl of Rochester, the Duke of Wharton, Sir Francis Dashwood
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The Roman Empire

The Roman Empire by Philip MatyszakNo other political entity has shaped the modern world like the Roman Empire. Encompassing close to 60 million people and 3 million square kilometers of land, it represented an incredibly diverse and dynamic collection of nations, states, and tribes, all
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The Russian Revolution: A Beginner's Guide

The Russian Revolution: A Beginner's Guide by Abraham Ascher1917: the year a series of rebellions toppled three centuries of autocratic rule and placed a group of political radicals in charge of a world power. Here, suddenly, was the first modern socialist state, “a kingdom more bright that any heaven had
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Oakville's Flower: The History of the HMCS Oakville

Oakville's Flower: The History of the HMCS Oakville by Sean E. LivingstonA detailed look at a Canadian World War II corvette HMCS Oakville and its legacy. Corvettes, humble heroes of the war in the Atlantic, played a pivotal role for the Royal Canadian Navy. Both at sea and to the people of its namesake town, Oakville
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How to Be Secular: A Call to Arms for Religious Freedom

How to Be Secular: A Call to Arms for Religious Freedom by Jacques Berlinerblau

Equally tired of faith tests for politicians and atheist polemics about the crimes of religion? In How to be Secular, Jacques Berlinerblau issues a rousing defense of America's secular roots as our nation's best way of protecting religious freedom for

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World War II: A Beginner's Guide

World War II: A Beginner's Guide by Christopher CatherwoodWith over sixty million casualties, World War II was the bloodiest conflict in history. In this incisive introduction, esteemed academic Christopher Catherwood covers all the key battles and campaigns, while also giving the larger story behind them, putting
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Cracking the AP European History Exam, 2015 Edition

Cracking the AP European History Exam, 2015 Edition by Princeton ReviewEVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP European History Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 2 full-length
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Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2015 Edition

Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2015 Edition by Princeton ReviewEVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP World History Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 2 full-length
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The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat in Medieval France

The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat in Medieval France by Eric JagerAs the huge crowd seethed with pent-up excitement, the two deadly enemies studied each other intently, their breath hot behind their visors. Each sought the other's death as fire and water seek each other's annihilation. The walled field, at first a prison,
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Escape from Alcatraz

Escape from Alcatraz by J. Campbell BruceIn 1963, just weeks before the original publication of this book, the last prisoner was escorted off Devil's Island and Alcatraz ceased to be a prison. Author J. Campbell Bruce chronicles in spellbinding detail the Rock's transition from a Spanish fort
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Blood Done Sign My Name: A True Story

Blood Done Sign My Name: A True Story by Timothy B. Tyson"Daddy and Roger and 'em shot 'em a nigger."

Those words, whispered to ten-year-old Tim Tyson by one of his playmates in the late spring of 1970, heralded a firestorm that would forever transform the small tobacco market town of Oxford, North Carolina.

On

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The Great Work: Our Way into the Future

The Great Work: Our Way into the Future by Thomas BerryThomas Berry is one of the most eminent cultural historians of our time. Here he presents the culmination of his ideas and urges us to move from being a disrupting force on the Earth to a benign presence. This transition is the Great Work -- the most necessary
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Indiana's War: The Civil War in Documents

Indiana's War: The Civil War in Documents by Richard F. Nation
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Kansas's War: The Civil War in Documents

Kansas's War: The Civil War in Documents by Pearl T. Ponce
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Hitler: Beyond Evil and Tyranny

Hitler: Beyond Evil and Tyranny by R. H. S. StolfiThis fascinating and richly detailed new biography of Hitler reinterprets the known facts about the Nazi Fuehrer to construct a convincing, realistic portrait of the man. In place of the hollow shell others have made into an icon of evil, the author sees
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Territories in Resistance: A Cartography of Latin American Social Movements

Territories in Resistance: A Cartography of Latin American Social Movements by Raúl ZibechiA thoughtful examination of social relations in Latin America, from one of the region's foremost political analysts.
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Illinois's War: The Civil War in Documents

Illinois's War: The Civil War in Documents by Mark Hubbard
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American Mafia: Chicago: True Stories of Families Who Made Windy City History

American Mafia: Chicago: True Stories of Families Who Made Windy City History by William Griffith

Everyone knows stories about the American Mafia and its varied forms of crime, from racketeering to stock manipulation to murder. American Mafia: Chicago explores the Windy City, strolling through its neighborhoods and imagining scenes from the past—telling

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Black and Proud: The Story of an Iconic AFL Photo

Black and Proud: The Story of an Iconic AFL Photo by Matthew Klugman & Gary Osmond

On April 17, 1993, after an Australian Football League match between St. Kilda and Collingwood marred by racist chanting, victorious St. Kilda star Nicky Winmar faced the opposition fans, lifted his shirt and, pointing to his chest, declared, "I'm black

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Fury on the Bliss Farm at Gettysburg

Fury on the Bliss Farm at Gettysburg by John M. ArcherThe odd grassy mound between the long ridges south of Gettysburg might arouse the curiosity of a visitor, but the site of the Bliss Farm lies hundreds of yards from modern tour routs. Certainly, more infamous sites on the battlefield vie for one's attention,
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Aircraft Salvage in the Battle of Britain and the Blitz: Rare photographs from wartime archives

Aircraft Salvage in the Battle of Britain and the Blitz: Rare photographs from wartime archives by Andy SaundersAircraft Salvage in the Battle of Britain and Blitz will comprise of some 140-150 images of the work of RAF and civilian salvage squads during the Battle of Britain, the Blitz and beyond. The images will depict losses across Britain, both RAF and German,
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British Music Hall: An Illustrated History

British Music Hall: An Illustrated History by Richard Anthony BakerThe music hall ...had no place for reticence; it was downright, it shouted, it made noise, it enjoyed itself and made the people enjoy themselves as well.' W.J. MACQUEEN POPE Music Hall lies at the root of all modern popular entertainment. With stars such
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... and the Policeman Smiled: 10,000 Children Escape from Nazi Europe

... and the Policeman Smiled: 10,000 Children Escape from Nazi Europe by Bloomsbury PublishingFor ten months before the Second World War, there was an organised movement of mainly Jewish children out of Nazi Europe. The children were bundled onto trains, waved goodbye to their parents and set off across Germany and Holland to the ferries which
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Luftwaffe Bombers in the Battle of Britain: Rare photographs from wartime archives

Luftwaffe Bombers in the Battle of Britain: Rare photographs from wartime archives by Andy SaundersLuftwaffe Bombers in the Battle of Britain will contains some 140-150 images of German bomber aircraft during the summer of 1940. The images will cover the entirety of the battle and will depict losses across Britain during this period. Each picture will
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The English Civil Wars: A Beginner's Guide

The English Civil Wars: A Beginner's Guide by Patrick LittleThe political upheaval of the mid-17th century has no parallel in English history. Other events have changed the occupancy and the powers of the throne, but the conflict of 1640 to 1660 was more dramatic: the monarchy and the House of Lords were abolished,
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The Highland Brigadier: A World War II Novel

The Highland Brigadier: A World War II Novel by Abbott A. BraytonAbbott Brayton follows up his successful debut novel, Outpost Scotland, with another historically and geographically accurate story of David McKenna's World War II adventures. McKenna's participation in the disastrous raid on Dieppe provides the backdrop
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Outpost Scotland: A World War II Novel

Outpost Scotland: A World War II Novel by Abbott A. BraytonColonel David McKenna, a retired officer of the Black Watch, is recalled to active service to develop a plan for securing the Highlands from German invasion. Author Abbott Brayton captures a remarkable period in World War II and peoples it with characters
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Carlisle in the Great War

Carlisle in the Great War by David CarterHow the experience of war impacted on the town, from the initial enthusiasm for sorting out the German kaiser in time for Christmas 1914, to the gradual realization of the enormity of human sacrifice the families of Carlisle were committed to as the war
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Beneath the Big Top: A Social History of the Circus in Britain

Beneath the Big Top: A Social History of the Circus in Britain by Steve WardBeneath the Big Top is a social history of the circus, from its ancient roots to the rise of the 'modern' tented travelling shows. A performer and founder of a circus group, Steve Ward draws on eye-witness accounts and contemporary interviews to explore
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Swansea in the Great War

Swansea in the Great War by Bernard LewisThe Great War left an indelible mark on almost every town and village in Britain and this extensively researched book looks in detail at how that war affected the town of Swansea and its people.

Themes covered in the book include recruitment and the
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Denby Dale, Skelmanthorpe, Clayton West and District: A Denby & District Archive Photograph Album

Denby Dale, Skelmanthorpe, Clayton West and District: A Denby & District Archive Photograph Album by Chris HeathPrepare to take a stroll back through time in and around the villages of Denby Dale, Skelmanthorpe, Clayton West, High Hoyland, Cumberworth, Scissett and more.

This book is a wonderful visual celebration of the villages and hamlets of the Upper Dearne
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Armoured Warfare in the Vietnam War: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

Armoured Warfare in the Vietnam War: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives by Michael GreenHistorian and collector Michael Green shows in this fascinating and graphically illustrated book that the two wars that engulfed Indochina and North and South Vietnam over 30 years were far more armoured in nature than typically thought of. By skilful
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The Retreat from Mons 1914: South: The Western Front by Car, by bike and on Foot

The Retreat from Mons 1914: South: The Western Front by Car, by bike and on Foot by Jon Cooksey & Jerry MurlandThe Retreat from Mons 1914: South is the second volume in Pen & Sword's Battle Lines series to cover the opening campaign of the Great War. It is the essential companion for every visitor who is keen to retrace the path taken by the British Expeditionary
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A Short History of the First World War

A Short History of the First World War by Gary SheffieldSynthesizing the latest scholarship, acclaimed military historian Gary Sheffield cuts to the heart of the conflict that involved every major economic power in the world. With an emphasis on the Western Front, Sheffield explores such key issues as the causes
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My War in the Air 1916: Memoirs of a Great War Pilot

My War in the Air 1916: Memoirs of a Great War Pilot by Captain Alan Bott MCOriginally published under the title An Airman's Outing, this magnificent title chronicles the daily life of the Flying Officer during the Great War. Touchingly dedicated to 'The Fallen of Umpty Squadron R.F.C.', Bott chronicles the lives and losses of
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The John A. Macdonald Retrospective 2-Book Bundle: Macdonald at 200 / John A. Macdonald

The John A. Macdonald Retrospective 2-Book Bundle: Macdonald at 200 / John A. Macdonald by Ged MartinThis 2-book bundle presents both an insightful biography of Canada's first prime minister and series of essays examining his legacy and ideas from a modern perspective.
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We Also Served: The Forgotten Women of the First World War

We Also Served: The Forgotten Women of the First World War by Vivien NewmanWe Also Served is a social history of women's involvement in the First World War. Dr Vivien Newman disturbs myths and preconceptions surrounding women's war work and seeks to inform contemporary readers of countless acts of derring-do, determination, and
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Coastal Command's Air War Against the German U-Boats: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

Coastal Command's Air War Against the German U-Boats: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives by Norman FranksThis book summarises the story of how RAF Coastal Command overcame the German U-boat danger during the Second World War and how the escalation of the U-boat war promoted the development of anti-submarine warfare, leading to victory over this menace in
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Escaping from the Kaiser: The Dramatic Experiences of a Tommy POW

Escaping from the Kaiser: The Dramatic Experiences of a Tommy POW by H. W. TustinOnly a week after joining the 8th Durhams in April 1915 Private Herbert Tustin was captured at the Battle of Ypres. He describes the horror of trench warfare, his treatment on being taken a POW and the three day train journey into Germany.

There followed
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Letters from the Trenches: The First World War by Those Who Were There

Letters from the Trenches: The First World War by Those Who Were There by Jacqueline WadsworthA history of the First World War told through the letters exchanged by ordinary British soldiers and their families.

Letters from the Trenches reveals how people really thought and felt during the conflict and covers all social classes and groups
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The Royal Navy and the War at Sea 1914-1919

The Royal Navy and the War at Sea 1914-1919 by Martin MaceGermany's attempts to build a battleship fleet to match that of the United Kingdom, the dominant naval power on the 19th-century and an island country that depended on seaborne trade for survival, is often listed as a major reason for the enmity between
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A History of Adoption in England and Wales 1850- 1961

A History of Adoption in England and Wales 1850- 1961 by Gill RossiniAdoption is one of the most emotive and complex subjects in social and family history. Gill Rossini's social history of adoption between 1850 and 1961 uncovers the perspectives of all those concerned in adoption: children, birth relatives, adoptive families,
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Hurricane Squadron Ace: The Story of Battle of Britain Ace, Air Commodore Peter Brothers, CBE, DSO, DFC and Bar

Hurricane Squadron Ace: The Story of Battle of Britain Ace, Air Commodore Peter Brothers, CBE, DSO, DFC and Bar by Nick ThomasAir Commodore Peter Malam 'Pete' Brothers CBE, DSO, DFC, and Bar (1917-2008) was one of the most heroic and highly praised pilots of the Second World War. Decorated extensively, he secured a total of 16 'kills' over the course of the conflict, with 10
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Steel on Steel: Inside the battle for the future of Australia's biggest railroad

Steel on Steel: Inside the battle for the future of Australia's biggest railroad by Stephen BainesThe inside story of the privatisation of the freight arm of Queensland Rail and one of the most extraordinary transformations of a company in the history of Australian business. An icon that touched every part of life in the state, Queensland Rail (QR)
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The Compassionate Englishwoman: Emily Hobhouse in the Boer War

The Compassionate Englishwoman: Emily Hobhouse in the Boer War by Robert EalesIn London, the upper class Emily Hobhouse hears that women and children caught in the Boer War are having a difficult time. Concerned, she goes to South Africa - by herself and at her own initiative - to investigate and assist. She travels thousands of
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The First Balloon-Expandable Coronary Stent: An Expedition That Changed Cardiovascular Medicine

The First Balloon-Expandable Coronary Stent: An Expedition That Changed Cardiovascular Medicine by Gary S. RoubinThe premise of this intriguing book is technical innovation and scientific development. It is about coronary and vascular stenting, a technique that has improved the plight of patients who have unfortunately succumbed to the most devastating epidemic facing
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Boston Strong: A City's Triumph over Tragedy

Boston Strong: A City's Triumph over Tragedy by Casey Sherman & Dave WedgeThe story of the Boston Marathon bombing through the eyes of those most intimately affected
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Kings and Queens of Early Britain

Kings and Queens of Early Britain by Geoffrey AsheGeoffrey Ashe skillfully weaves all the different accounts, legends, literature, historical documents into one continuous narrative that recreates in intriguing detail all the rulers and events, real or mythical, that are part of the rich tapestry of early
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David Ferrie: Mafia Pilot, Participant in Anti-Castro Bioweapon Plot, Friend of Lee Harvey Oswald and Key to the JFK Assassinati

David Ferrie: Mafia Pilot, Participant in Anti-Castro Bioweapon Plot, Friend of Lee Harvey Oswald and Key to the JFK Assassinati by Judyth Vary Baker

Of the all the people surrounding the assassination of President Kennedy, few are more mysterious and enigmatic than David William Ferrie of New Orleans. Author Judyth Vary Baker knew David Ferrie personally and worked with him in a covert project in

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Warfare in the Medieval World

Warfare in the Medieval World by Brian Todd CareyWarfare in the Medieval World explores how civilizations and cultures made war on the battlefields of the Near East and Europe in the period between the fall of Rome and the introduction of reliable gunpowder weapons during the Thirty Years War. Through
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The Crusades: A Beginner's Guide

The Crusades: A Beginner's Guide by Andrew JotischkyIn 1095 Pope Urban II launched the First Crusade to recover Jerusalem from the Seljuq Turks. Tens of thousands of people joined his cause, making it the single largest event of the Middle Ages. The conflict would rage for over 200 years, poisoning Christian
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Nipissing: Historic Waterway, Wilderness Playground

Nipissing: Historic Waterway, Wilderness Playground by Fran?oise NoThe Lake Nipissing area is best known as a voyageur route between the Ottawa River and Georgian Bay visited by explorers, missionaries, and fur traders. All of these travellers, however, were on a journey elsewhere. This book focuses on the less well-known
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The Christmas Match: Football in No Man's Land 1914

The Christmas Match: Football in No Man's Land 1914 by Pehr ThermaeniusAfter four months of intense fighting, the war in Flanders between German and British soldiers fell silent on Christmas Eve 1914. The soldiers started singing instead of shooting. On Christmas Day they came out of their trenches and met in No Man's Land.
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Frontier Justice: A History of the Gulf Country to 1900

Frontier Justice: A History of the Gulf Country to 1900 by Tony Roberts“Frontier Justice is a very powerful and important book. It appears at a particularly significant time given the intense current debate about Aboriginal history. It is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the story of the Australian frontier."
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Fever and Thirst: An American Doctor Among the Tribes of Kurdistan, 1835-1844

Fever and Thirst: An American Doctor Among the Tribes of Kurdistan, 1835-1844 by Gordon TaylorThis is “an enthralling account" (Booklist) of an American missionary doctor and his unprecedented adventures in Iraq, Iran and Kurdistan in the mid 19th century. The amazing thing about reading this richly detailed and absorbing account of the life
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Voices of the Lusitania

Voices of the Lusitania by Diana PrestonDiana Preston curates a spectacular and harrowing collection of voices from the Lusitania tragedy. Eyewitness accounts capture the ship's sinking in real-life detail as more than half the ship's crew and passengers were drowned when a German U-boat torpedoed
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The Footloose American: Following the Hunter S. Thompson Trail Across South America

The Footloose American: Following the Hunter S. Thompson Trail Across South America by Brian KevinAn adventure-filled and thought-provoking travelogue along Hunter S. Thompson's forgotten route through South America

In 1963, twenty-five-year-old Hunter S. Thompson completed a yearlong journey across South America, filing a series of dispatches for

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Season of '42: Joe D, Teddy Ballgame, and Baseball?s Fight to Survive a Turbulent First Year of War

Season of '42: Joe D, Teddy Ballgame, and Baseball?s Fight to Survive a Turbulent First Year of War by Jack CavanaughBig league baseball would seem to have been a hard sell in 1942. World War II was not going well for the United States in the Pacific and not much better in Europe. Moreover, the country was in drastically short supply of ships, planes, submarines, torpedoes,
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Ronald Reagan: Decisions of Greatness

Ronald Reagan: Decisions of Greatness by Martin Anderson & Annelise AndersonRonald Reagan's Cold War strategy was well established in his first year in office and did not change throughout his presidency. It was to make absolutely sure in the minds of the Soviets that they too would be destroyed in a nuclear war—even
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Henry Thoreau and John Muir Among the Native Americans

Henry Thoreau and John Muir Among the Native Americans by Richard F. FleckThe first in-depth treatment of Henry Thoreau and John Muir, two great students of our natural America, to explore Native American influence on the development of America's natural philosophies and environmental awareness.
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The Patrol: Seven Days in the Life of a Canadian Soldier in Afghanistan

The Patrol: Seven Days in the Life of a Canadian Soldier in Afghanistan by Ryan Flavelle

In 2008, Ryan Flavelle, a reservist in the Canadian Army and a student at the University of Calgary, volunteered to serve in Afghanistan. For seven months, twenty-four-year-old Flavelle, a signaller attached to the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry,

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Rescuing Canada's Right: Blueprint for a Conservative Revolution

Rescuing Canada's Right: Blueprint for a Conservative Revolution by Tasha Kheiriddin & Adam Daifallah

Canadians everywhere are asking: what's wrong with the Conservative Party? The Liberal Party of Canada has held power for 70 of the past 100 years—a feat unrivaled by any other political party in the Western hemisphere. This dominance has caused

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Brave Battalion: The Remarkable Saga of the 16th Battalion (Canadian Scottish) in the First World War

Brave Battalion: The Remarkable Saga of the 16th Battalion (Canadian Scottish) in the First World War by Mark Zuehlke

Brave Battalion presents the story of four Canadian Highland regiments that were banded together as the 16th Battalion. Ninety years after the end of WWI, this work honours those soldiers and makes their stories a vivid reality. Focusing on the Canadian

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Post-Mortem: Justice at Last for Yvette Budram

Post-Mortem: Justice at Last for Yvette Budram by Jon WellsA jogger is running near the perimeter of the African Lion Safari theme park in southern Ontario when he stumbles across a near-mummified skeleton in a field. The skeletal remains are studied at the Hamilton morgue by a forensic pathologist, a forensic
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Friendly Fire: The Untold Story of the U.S. Bombing that Killed Four Canadian Soldiers in Afghanistan

Friendly Fire: The Untold Story of the U.S. Bombing that Killed Four Canadian Soldiers in Afghanistan by Mike Friscolanti

The text below is an excerpt from Friendly Fire.

It is the early morning of April 18, 2002, following the mayhem of a bomb attack on a section of the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry, outside Kandahar, Afghanistan. The Edmonton-based soldiers

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The Anatomist, the Barber-Surgeon, and the King: How the Accidental Death of Henry II of France Changed the World

The Anatomist, the Barber-Surgeon, and the King: How the Accidental Death of Henry II of France Changed the World by Seymour I. SchwartzThis unique study examines a critical juncture in the history of the Renaissance brought about by a freak accident. Combining both a history of sixteenth-century medicine and European politics, the author describes the far-reaching effects of the death
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The Plot to Seize the White House: The Shocking TRUE Story of the Conspiracy to Overthrow F.D.R.

The Plot to Seize the White House: The Shocking TRUE Story of the Conspiracy to Overthrow F.D.R. by Jules ArcherMany people might not know that in 1933, a group of wealthy industrialists—working closely with groups like the K.K.K. and the American Liberty League—planned to overthrow the U.S. government and run FDR out of office in a fascist coup. Readers
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Walking Towards Walden: A Pilgrimage in Search of Place

Walking Towards Walden: A Pilgrimage in Search of Place by John Hanson MitchellOn a fifteen-mile bushwhack, exploring the whole idea of place
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Trespassing: An Inquiry into the Private Ownership of Land

Trespassing: An Inquiry into the Private Ownership of Land by John Hanson MitchellAn exploration of the various systems of land control and the evolution of private property
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Operation Wide Receiver: An Informant's Struggle to Expose the Corruption and Deceit That Led to Operation Fast and Furious

Operation Wide Receiver: An Informant's Struggle to Expose the Corruption and Deceit That Led to Operation Fast and Furious by Mike DettyThe true and shocking story of an undercover smuggling operation.

Conducted under the umbrella of Project Gunrunner and intended to stem the flow of firearms to Mexico, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) ran a series of “gun

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Harry Worsfold (1839-1939): ?The life and times of a gentleman of Surrey'

Harry Worsfold (1839-1939): ?The life and times of a gentleman of Surrey' by Janet HilderleyIn my grandparents' front parlour there hung a portrait of my great-grandfather, Harry Worsfold. His tales of old Surrey together with its ghosts and superstitions enthralled me. Close by lay the great family Bible. In this he entered the birth of each
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The Wager Disaster: Mayem, Mutiny and Murder in the South Seas

The Wager Disaster: Mayem, Mutiny and Murder in the South Seas by C. H. LaymanThis is the astounding story of HMS Wager, driven ashore in foul weather onto the inhospitable coast of Patagonian Chile in 1741. Shipwreck was followed by murder, starvation, mutiny, and the fearful ordeal of 36 survivors out of about 140 men. Some were
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German S-Boats

German S-Boats by Steve WiperThe 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeller through a brief history of the subject class, highlighting differences between sister-ships
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Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy

Dancing in the Streets: A History of Collective Joy by Barbara Ehrenreich

From the bestselling social commentator and cultural historian, a fascinating exploration of one of humanity's oldest traditions: the celebration of communal joy


In the acclaimed Blood Rites, Barbara Ehrenreich delved into the origins of our species'

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The Peasant Prince: and the Age of Revolution

The Peasant Prince: and the Age of Revolution by Alex Storozynski

Thaddeus Kosciuszko, a Polish-Lithuanian born in 1746, was one of the most important figures of the modern world. Fleeing his homeland after a death sentence was placed on his head (when he dared court a woman above his station), he came to America one

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The Fate of Their Country: Politicians, Slavery Extension, and the Coming of the Civil War

The Fate of Their Country: Politicians, Slavery Extension, and the Coming of the Civil War by Michael F. Holt

How partisan politics lead to the Civil War

What brought about the Civil War? Leading historian Michael F. Holt convincingly offers a disturbingly contemporary answer: partisan politics. In this brilliant and succinct book, Holt distills a lifetime

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Clearing Land: Legacies of the American Farm

Clearing Land: Legacies of the American Farm by Jane Brox

Though few of us now live close to the soil, the world we inhabit has been sculpted by our long national saga of settlement. At the heart of our identity lies the notion of the family farm, as shaped by European history and reshaped by the vast opportunities

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Dear Mrs. Kennedy: The World Shares Its Grief, Letters November 1963

Dear Mrs. Kennedy: The World Shares Its Grief, Letters November 1963 by Jay Mulvaney & Paul De Angelis

From the bestselling author of Kennedy Weddings and Diana and Jackie comes a powerful and moving collection of the condolence letters Jacqueline Kennedy received after the assassination of John F. Kennedy

In the weeks and months following the assassination

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Katherine the Queen: The Remarkable Life of Katherine Parr, the Last Wife of Henry VIII

Katherine the Queen: The Remarkable Life of Katherine Parr, the Last Wife of Henry VIII by Linda PorterThe general perception of Katherine Parr is that she was a provincial nobody with intellectual pretensions who became queen of England because the king needed a nurse as his health declined. Yet the real Katherine Parr was attractive, passionate, ambitious,
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Lyndon Johnson's War: America's Cold War Crusade in Vietnam, 1945-1968

Lyndon Johnson's War: America's Cold War Crusade in Vietnam, 1945-1968 by Michael H. Hunt

The Hill and Wang Critical Issues Series: concise, affordable works on pivotal topics in American history, society, and politics.


Using newly available documents from both American and Vietnamese archives, Hunt reinterprets the values, choices, misconceptions,

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The Specter of Communism: The United States and the Origins of the Cold War, 1917-1953

The Specter of Communism: The United States and the Origins of the Cold War, 1917-1953 by Melvyn P. Leffler

The Hill and Wang Critical Issues Series: concise, affordable works on pivotal topics in American history, society, and politics.

The Specter of Communism is a concise history of the origins of the Cold War and the evolution of U.S.-Soviet relations,

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Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: Five Years in New York That Changed Music Forever

Love Goes to Buildings on Fire: Five Years in New York That Changed Music Forever by Will Hermes

Punk rock and hip-hop. Disco and salsa. The loft jazz scene and the downtown composers known as Minimalists. In the mid-1970s, New York City was a laboratory where all the major styles of modern music were reinvented--all at once, from one block to the

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Picking Up: On the Streets and Behind the Trucks with the Sanitation Workers of New York City

Picking Up: On the Streets and Behind the Trucks with the Sanitation Workers of New York City by Robin Nagle

America's largest city generates garbage in torrents--11,000 tons from households each day on average. But New Yorkers don't give it much attention. They leave their trash on the curb or drop it in a litter basket, and promptly forget about it. And why

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Cassidy's Run: The Secret Spy War Over Nerve Gas

Cassidy's Run: The Secret Spy War Over Nerve Gas by David Wise

Cassidy's Run is the riveting story of one of the best-kept secrets of the Cold War -- an espionage operation mounted by Washington against the Soviet Union that ran for twenty-three years. At the highest levels of the government, its code name was

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Lead On

Lead On by Dave OliverInformal, even conversational in style, Lead On! is nevertheless a serious handbook where aspiring leaders can learn how to achieve seemingly impossible goals. The ebook is replete with examples from the author's experience and from the history of the
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Loch Ness Monsters and Raining Frogs

Loch Ness Monsters and Raining Frogs by Albert JackThe Famous Aurora Spaceship Mystery

Did a UFO really crash in a small town in Texas over a century ago?

When it comes to spaceships and little green men from Mars, most people's thoughts turn to the notorious events at Roswell, New Mexico, where in 1947

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Development in Asia: Interdisciplinary, Post-Neoliberal, and Transnational Perspectives

Development in Asia: Interdisciplinary, Post-Neoliberal, and Transnational Perspectives by Derrick M. Nault"Development" is one of the most ubiquitous yet least understood concepts of our age. It is something all governments claim to be engaged in and is considered desirable by scholars, activists, policymakers, and laypeople alike. Yet it is also a highly
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Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team

Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team by John SteinbeckA magnificent volume of short novels and an essential World War II report from one of America's great twentieth-century writers

On the heels of the enormous success of his masterwork The Grapes of Wrath - and at the height of the American war effort

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Improving State of the World, The: Why We're Living Longer, Healthier, More Comfortable Lives on a Cleaner Planet

Improving State of the World, The: Why We're Living Longer, Healthier, More Comfortable Lives on a Cleaner Planet by Indur Goklany
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Diario de Oaxaca: A Sketchbook Journal of Two Years in Mexico

Diario de Oaxaca: A Sketchbook Journal of Two Years in Mexico by Peter KuperPainting a vivid, personal portrait of social and political upheaval in Oaxaca, Mexico, this unique memoir employs comics, bilingual essays, photos, and sketches to chronicle the events that unfolded around a teachers' strike and led to a seven-month
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Okinawa

Okinawa by Robert Leckie"Leckie's smooth narrative deals with all aspects of the Okinawa battle...and his style adds some nice touches, including autobiographical flashes that go back as fas as Guadalcanal."-Washington Post Book World.
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The Lincoln-Douglas Debates: The First Complete, Unexpurgated Text

The Lincoln-Douglas Debates: The First Complete, Unexpurgated Text by Harold HolzerThe seven debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas held during the Illinois senatorial race of 1858 are among the most important statements in American political history, dramatic struggles over the issues that would tear apart the nation in
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Summers with Lincoln: Looking for the Man in the Monuments

Summers with Lincoln: Looking for the Man in the Monuments by Harold HolzerAcross the country, in the middle of busy city squares and hidden on quiet streets, there are nearly 200 statues erected in memory of Abraham Lincoln. No other American has ever been so widely commemorated.

A few years ago, anticipating the bicentennial

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The Sun and the Moon: The Remarkable True Account of Hoaxers, Showmen, Dueling Journalists, and Lunar Man-Bats in Nineteenth-Cen

The Sun and the Moon: The Remarkable True Account of Hoaxers, Showmen, Dueling Journalists, and Lunar Man-Bats in Nineteenth-Cen by Matthew GoodmanThe Sun and the Moon tells the delightful, entertaining, and surprisingly true story of how in the summer of 1835 a series of articles in the Sun, the first of the city's "penny papers," convinced the citizens of New York that the moon was inhabited. Six
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The U.S. Army Stability Operations Field Manual: U.S. Army Field Manual No. 3-07

The U.S. Army Stability Operations Field Manual: U.S. Army Field Manual No. 3-07 by Caldwell IV William BField Manual 3-07, Stability Operations, represents a milestone in Army doctrine. With a focus on transforming conflict, managing violence when it does occur and maintaining stable peace, The U.S. Army Stability Operations Field Manual (otherwise known
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The Magic Lantern

The Magic Lantern by Timothy Garton Ash"[Garton Ash's] own involvement in these events, intellectual and emotional, is of such intensity that he can speak...from the inside as well as from the outside. Yet the sense of historic dimension...is never lost. And the quality of the writing places
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Jew Today

Jew Today by Elie WieselIn this powerful and wide-ranging collection of essays, letters and diary entries, weaving together all the periods of the author's life -- from his childhood in Transylvania to Auschwitz and Buchenwald, Paris, New York -- Elie Wiesel, acclaimed as one
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Creating a Movement with Teeth: A Documentary History of the George Jackson Brigade

Creating a Movement with Teeth: A Documentary History of the George Jackson Brigade by Daniel Burton-RoseThis panoramic overview chronicles the activities of the George Jackson Brigade, a radical, 1970s, multiracial and sexually diverse organization-veterans of prisoners', women's, gay, and black liberation movements. The Brigade embraced bank robberies and
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Rebel Literacy: Cuba's National Literacy Campaign and Critical Global Citizenship

Rebel Literacy: Cuba's National Literacy Campaign and Critical Global Citizenship by Mark AbendrothRebel Literacy is a look at Cuba's National Literacy Campaign of 1961 in historical and global contexts. The Cuban Revolution cannot be understood without a careful study of Cuba's prior struggles for national sovereignty. Similarly, an understanding of
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