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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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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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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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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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Vietnam Airborne

Vietnam Airborne by Gordon RottmanOsprey's examination of airborne units of the Vietnam War (1955-1975). The Airborne units that fought against the Viet Cong in Vietnam were a select brotherhood. Their ability to respond and move rapidly by air transport or helicopter, combined with their
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US World War II Amphibious Tactics

US World War II Amphibious Tactics by Gordon RottmanOsprey's study of the United States' naval tactics during World War II (1939-1945
). The US armed forces were responsible for many tactical innovations during the years 1941–45, but in no field was US mastery more complete than amphibious warfare.
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US Marine Rifleman 1939-45

US Marine Rifleman 1939-45 by Gordon RottmanOsprey's study of United States Marine Corps riflemen during World War II (1939-1945). It is sometimes a basic assumption that a US Marine Corps rifleman was essentially trained, uniformed, equipped, and armed much the same as a US Army rifleman during
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Gordon Rottman9 Sep 2012$14.95

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US Army Infantryman in Vietnam 1965-73

US Army Infantryman in Vietnam 1965-73 by Gordon RottmanThis book tells the compelling story of the average US infantryman in the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Beginning with conscription, enlistment, Basic Training, and Advanced Individual Training at the Armed Forces Induction Center at Fort Polk (the infamous
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Japanese Infantryman 1937-45

Japanese Infantryman 1937-45 by Gordon RottmanThis book examines in detail the Japanese Infantryman who was, despite comparisons with the notorious German Waffen SS of World War II (1939-1945), an enigma to Westerners. Brutal in its treatment of prisoners as well as the inhabitants of the areas that
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Japanese Paratroop Forces of World War II

Japanese Paratroop Forces of World War II by Gordon RottmanOsprey's examination of Japan's parachute units of World War II (1939-1945). For the first time in English, this book offers a concise but fact-packed account of the organization, equipment, and all operations of Japan's small but elite wartime parachute
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US Marine Corps 1941-45

US Marine Corps 1941-45 by Gordon RottmanWhile the US Marine Corps was one of the smallest of American armed services in World War II (1939-1945), its contribution to the final victory cannot be overstated. The US Marine Corps may have only comprised 5 percent of America's armed forces, but it
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US Army Air Force (2)

US Army Air Force (2) by Gordon RottmanWhile the most conspicuous components of the US Army Air Forces in World War II (1939-1945) were the air units, there were also hundreds of ground units and organisations. Besides assigned military personnel the AAF also employed thousands of civilians.
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Panama 1989-90

Panama 1989-90 by Gordon RottmanIn December 1989 US Army forces, supported by the US Air Force and US Navy, participated in Operation 'Just Cause'--the invasion of Panama. A combination of airborne, helicopter and ground assaults quickly secured key objectives and eliminated organized
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US Army Airborne 1940-90

US Army Airborne 1940-90 by Gordon RottmanOsprey's examination of the US Army's airborne division in various conflicts, such as World War II (1939-1945) and the Vietnam War (1955-1975). The first 50 years of the US Army airborne arm is a story of continuing battles with the nation's enemies, of
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World Special Forces Insignia

World Special Forces Insignia by Gordon RottmanThere exists among the world's armies a proliferation of special forces groups. Today's smaller armies, especially those of developing nations, demand maximum efficiency in force structure and employment. Mountain, jungle, arctic and desert areas require
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Inside the US Army

Inside the US Army by Gordon RottmanWhen conscription was eliminated in the early 1970s, the US Army found itself with a very different kind of soldier. While the personality of the Army remained the same, the organization of its higher levels of command and combat formations, and the internal
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Frozen in Time: The Fate of the Franklin Expedition

Frozen in Time: The Fate of the Franklin Expedition by Owen Beattie & John Geiger

"Simply Compelling" -- Mordecai Richler

Available for the first time as an e-book, Frozen in Time tells the dramatic story of how Sir John Franklin's elite naval forces came within sight of the Northwest Pasage, only to succumb to unimaginable horrors.

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City of Oranges: An Intimate History of Arabs and Jews in Jaffa

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

A profoundly human take on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, seen through the eyes of six families, three Arab and three Jewish.

The millennia-old port of Jaffa, now part of Tel Aviv, was once known as the "Bride of Palestine," one of the truly cosmopolitan
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The 9/11 Commission Report: The Attack from Planning to Aftermath

The 9/11 Commission Report: The Attack from Planning to Aftermath by National Commission on Terrorist Attacks"A document of historic sweep and almost unprecedented detail."-Washington Post
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Sun Tzu's The Art of War: Bilingual Edition Complete Chinese and English Text

Sun Tzu's The Art of War: Bilingual Edition Complete Chinese and English Text by Sun TzuThe oldest known military treatise, Sun Tzu's the Art of War is still one of the world's most influential writings on strategic thought. Applicable everywhere from the boardroom to the bedroom, from the playing field to the battlefield, its wisdom has
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Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis

Thirteen Days: A Memoir of the Cuban Missile Crisis by Robert F. Kennedy

"A minor classic in its laconic, spare, compelling evocation by a participant of the shifting moods and maneuvers of the most dangerous moment in human history."-Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

In October 1962, when the United States confronted the Soviet

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The Money Men: Capitalism, Democracy, and the Hundred Years' War Over the American Dollar

The Money Men: Capitalism, Democracy, and the Hundred Years' War Over the American Dollar by H. W. BrandsAn "insightful" (Publishers Weekly) history of the development of American capitalism and the men who made it great.
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Newton and the Counterfeiter: The Unknown Detective Career of the World's Greatest Scientist

Newton and the Counterfeiter: The Unknown Detective Career of the World's Greatest Scientist by Thomas LevensonIn 1695, Isaac Newton—already renowned as the greatest mind of his age—made a surprising career change. He left quiet Cambridge, where he had lived for thirty years and made his earth-shattering discoveries, and moved to London to take up the
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Redcoat Officer

Redcoat Officer by Stuart ReidThe commissioned officer ranks in the British Army from 1740-1815 were almost entirely composed of the affluent and educated - the sons of the landed gentry, the wealthy, and other professional people. This title looks at the enlistment, training, daily
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US Paratrooper 1941-45

US Paratrooper 1941-45 by Carl SmithIn Sicily, Normandy, and in the frozen hills of the Ardennes, America's airborne warriors proved themselves some of the toughest and most determined soldiers of World War II (1939-1945). What made these soldiers so special? How were they recruited, how
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German Infantryman (3) Eastern Front 1943-45

German Infantryman (3) Eastern Front 1943-45 by David WestwoodThis third volume of a successful mini-series examines the German Infantryman in the latter part of World War II. Despite being constantly in retreat, often short of equipment, sometimes hungry, cold and wet, and the overwhelming numbers of Soviet troops
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German Infantryman (2) Eastern Front 1941-43

German Infantryman (2) Eastern Front 1941-43 by David WestwoodIn this second volume examining the German infantryman before and during World War 2, post-1941 training, weapons, equipment, combat experiences and medical care are examined. The 'faceless' German soldier who struggled through bitter fighting up to and
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German Infantryman (1) 1933-40

German Infantryman (1) 1933-40 by David WestwoodThe common German infantryman played a crucial role in the events that led to the outbreak of World War II (1939-1945), and the burden of duty lay on his shoulders during the opening moves of the conflict, in the invasion of Poland, the conquest of Norway
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Vietnam Airmobile Warfare Tactics

Vietnam Airmobile Warfare Tactics by Gordon RottmanOsprey's study of airmobile tactics used in the Vietnam War (1955-1975).

• With its first major use in battle during the Vietnam War, the helicopter ushered in a radically different way of fighting, despite its proven vulnerability to ground fire.

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North Vietnamese Army Soldier 1958-75

North Vietnamese Army Soldier 1958-75 by Gordon RottmanThe North Vietnamese Army is often forgotten by the histories of the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Commonly mistaken for the locally raised Viet Cong guerrillas, the NVA was in fact an entirely different force for the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. After first
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The Man Who Made Vermeers: Unvarnishing the Legend of Master Forger Han van Meegeren

The Man Who Made Vermeers: Unvarnishing the Legend of Master Forger Han van Meegeren by Jonathan LopezIt's a story that made Dutch painter Han van Meegeren famous worldwide when it broke at the end of World War II: A lifetime of disappointment drove him to forge Vermeers, one of which he sold to Hermann Goering in mockery of the Nazis. And it's a story
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Mustang: The Saga of the Wild Horse in the American West

Mustang: The Saga of the Wild Horse in the American West by Deanne StillmanMustang is the sweeping story of the wild horse in the culture, history, and popular imagination of the American West. It follows the wild horse across time, from its evolutionary origins on this continent to its return with the conquistadors, its bloody
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Soldier from the War Returning

Soldier from the War Returning by Thomas ChildersOne of our most enduring national myths surrounds the men and women who fought in the so-called "Good War." The Greatest Generation, we're told by Tom Brokaw and others, fought heroically, then returned to America happy, healthy and well-adjusted. They
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Elephant Destiny: Biography Of An Endangered Species In Africa

Elephant Destiny: Biography Of An Endangered Species In Africa by Martin MeredithAn illuminating history of one of the earth's most magnificent creatures—and a passionate plea to save it from extinction
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A Daughter's Love: THOMAS MORE AND HIS DEAREST MEG

A Daughter's Love: THOMAS MORE AND HIS DEAREST MEG by John GuyWith the novelistic vividness that made his National Book Critics Circle Award finalist Queen of Scots “a pure pleasure to read" (Washington Post BookWorld), John Guy brings to life Thomas More and his daughter Margaret— his confidante and collaborator
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Torture and Impunity: The U.S. Doctrine of Coercive Interrogation

Torture and Impunity: The U.S. Doctrine of Coercive Interrogation by Alfred W. McCoyMany Americans have condemned the "enhanced interrogation" techniques used in the War on Terror as a transgression of human rights. But the United States has done almost nothing to prosecute past abuses or prevent future violations. Tracing this knotty
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A Slave No More: Two Men Who Escaped to Freedom, Including Their Own Narratives of Emancipation

A Slave No More: Two Men Who Escaped to Freedom, Including Their Own Narratives of Emancipation by David W. BlightSlave narratives, some of the most powerful records of our past, are extremely rare, with only fifty-five post–Civil War narratives surviving. A mere handful are first-person accounts by slaves who ran away and freed themselves. Now two newly uncovered

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Life in the French Foreign Legion: How to Join and What to Expect When You Get There

Life in the French Foreign Legion: How to Join and What to Expect When You Get There by Evan McGormanForget all your preconceptions about the French Foreign Legion. Many of the legends you grew up with no longer apply, so whatever you've heard probably does not reflect the reality of service today. Evan McGorman explains in detail how to apply to get
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Water Must Flow Uphill Adventures in University Administration

Water Must Flow Uphill Adventures in University Administration by Roger MakanjuolaWater Must Flow Uphill Adventures in University Administration Roger Makanjuola This is a riveting story of triumph against great odds and tragedies in the ivory tower. The author, once the Chief Medical Director of the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching
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The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story

The Zookeeper's Wife: A War Story by Diane AckermanThe New York Times bestseller: a true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands.
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The Plantation

The Plantation by Edgar Tristram ThompsonThe first complete publication of an overlooked gem in American intellectual history
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Inside the Red Mansion: On the Trail of China's Most Wanted Man

Inside the Red Mansion: On the Trail of China's Most Wanted Man by Oliver AugustThe notorious gangster Lai Changxing started out as an illiterate farmer, but in the tumult of China's burgeoning economy, he seized the opportunity to remake himself as a bandit king. A newly minted billionaire of outsized personality and even greater
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Are We Rome? The Fall of an Empire and the Fate of America

Are We Rome? The Fall of an Empire and the Fate of America by Cullen MurphyThe rise and fall of ancient Rome has been on American minds from the beginning of our republic.

Today we focus less on the Roman Republic than on the empire that took its place. Depending on who's doing the talking, the history of Rome serves as either

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Hello, Everybody! The Dawn of American Radio

Hello, Everybody! The Dawn of American Radio by Anthony Rudel

Long before the internet, another young technology was transformed--with help from a colorful collection of eccentrics and visionaries--into a mass medium with the power to connect millions of people.

When amateur enthusiasts began sending fuzzy signals

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Rescuing the Children: A Holocaust Memoir

Rescuing the Children: A Holocaust Memoir by Vivette SamuelRescuing the Children is the memoir of Vivette Samuel, who at age twenty-two began working for the Œuvre de secours aux enfants (OSE, or Society for Assistance to Children). The OSE and similar organizations saved 86 percent of Jewish children
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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage by Alfred LansingThe astonishing saga of polar explorer Ernest Shackleton's survival for over a year on the ice-bound Antarctic seas, as Time magazine put it, "defined heroism." Alfred Lansing's scrupulously researched and brilliantly narrated book -- with over 200,000
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Sassanian Elite Cavalry AD 224-642

Sassanian Elite Cavalry AD 224-642 by Kaveh FarrokhThe Sassanians ruled the last great imperial Empire of Persia before the Arab conquests of the 7th century. Rome's only equal in the classical world, the Sassanian Empire had an enormous impact on the development of architecture, mythology, arts, music,
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Wehrmacht Combat Helmets 1933-45

Wehrmacht Combat Helmets 1933-45 by Brian BellThe German Stahlhelm is perhaps the most recognizable image of World War II (1939-1945). Manufactured in its millions, it was used or copied by many countries. It is still one of the most collected relics of the war; but despite its relative availability,
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World War II Street-Fighting Tactics

World War II Street-Fighting Tactics by Stephen BullOsprey's study of street-fighting tactics during World War II (1939-1945). In a continuation of the tactics mini-series, this new book describes and analyzes the physical tactics of the close-quarter fighting that took place in the ruined cities on both
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The Medicine Crow Indians

The Medicine Crow Indians by NoneThe Medicine Crow Indians is a history of the Crow Nation. The tribe as a whole were always friendly to the United Staates, save one chief who fought a war. The Mountain Crow especially volunteered to fight as U.S.Army scouts. Their didtinguished service
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A Promise at Sobibór: A Jewish Boy's Story of Revolt and Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland

A Promise at Sobibór: A Jewish Boy's Story of Revolt and Survival in Nazi-Occupied Poland by Philip "Fiszel" Bialowitz & Joseph BialowitzA Promise at Sobibór is the story of Fiszel Bialowitz, a teenaged Polish Jew who escaped the Nazi gas chambers. Between April 1942 and October 1943, about 250,000 Jews from European countries and the Soviet Union were sent to the Nazi death camp at Sobibór
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An Armenian Sketchbook

An Armenian Sketchbook by Vasily GrossmanAn NYRB Classics Original

Few writers had to confront as many of the last century's mass tragedies as Vasily Grossman, who wrote with terrifying clarity about the Shoah, the Battle of Stalingrad, and the Terror Famine in the Ukraine. An Armenian Sketchbook,

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World War II Desert Tactics

World War II Desert Tactics by Paddy GriffithOsprey's study of desert tactics employed in North Africa during World War II (1939-1945). In 1940-43 North Africa saw the first major desert campaign by modern mechanized armies. The British, Italians, German Afrika Korps and US Army all addressed and
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South African Special Forces

South African Special Forces by Robert PittaThis book provides a highly detailed account of the history, organisation, uniforms and insignia of South African Special Forces from their origins up to the early 90s – units such as the 44 Parachute Brigade, the Hunter Group and the infamous SWA
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Early Samurai AD 200-1500

Early Samurai AD 200-1500 by Anthony BryantWar played a central part in the history of Japan. Warring clans controlled much of the country. The wars were usually about land, the struggle for control of which eventually gave rise to perhaps the most formidable warriors of all time: the Samurai.
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Ardennes 1944 Peiper & Skorzeny

Ardennes 1944 Peiper & Skorzeny by Jean-Paul PalludFrom the earliest planning stages of the German counter-offensive in the Ardennes during World War II (1939-1945), Hitler was convinced of the importance of taking the Meuse bridges. He resolved that, when his forces broke through the US lines, one special
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Kampfflieger: Bomber Crewman of the Luftwaffe 1939-45

Kampfflieger: Bomber Crewman of the Luftwaffe 1939-45 by Robert StedmanThe Kampfflieger are relatively unknown within aviation circles, although many of them had careers as distinguished as those of their fighter-pilot counterparts. The men of the bomber crews did not enjoy the luxury of combat tours – they flew until
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Hubert's Freaks: The Rare-Book Dealer, the Times Square Talker, and the Lost Photos ofDiane Arbus

Hubert's Freaks: The Rare-Book Dealer, the Times Square Talker, and the Lost Photos ofDiane Arbus by Gregory GibsonFrom the moment Bob Langmuir, a down-and-out rare book dealer, spies some intriguing photographs in the archive of a midcentury Times Square freak show, he knows he's on to something. It turns out he's made the find of a lifetime--never-before-seen prints
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Tamarack River Ghost: A Novel

Tamarack River Ghost: A Novel by Jerry AppsWhen journalist Josh Wittmore moves from the Illinois bureau of Farm Country News to the newspaper's national office in Wisconsin, he encounters the biggest story of his young career—just as the paper's finances may lead to its closure.
Josh's
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Across the Pond: An Englishman's View of America

Across the Pond: An Englishman's View of America by Terry Eagleton

"Terry Eagleton has a gift for the kind of generalizations that at first appear outrageous but seem, on reflection, annoyingly perceptive. Were I one of the expressive Americans he describes, I'd call this book awesome; as a constipated Brit, I'm inclined

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World War II Tactical Camouflage Techniques

World War II Tactical Camouflage Techniques by Gordon RottmanThis book explains and illustrates the actual materials and techniques adopted (both successfully and unsuccessfully) by tactical units – i.e. the concealment of personnel, weapons, equipment, field positions, and movement by infantry riflemen and
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Father, Soldier, Son: Memoir of a Platoon Leader In Vietnam

Father, Soldier, Son: Memoir of a Platoon Leader In Vietnam by Nathaniel TrippFather, Soldier, Son will stand as one of the finest soldier memoirs of the Vietnam War . . . If all that has been written about the war in Vietnam, in fiction and nonfiction, has made it a familiar story to some, Tripp overcomes cliché by individualizing
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The Yugoslav Wars (2): Bosnia, Kosovo and Macedonia 1992-2001

The Yugoslav Wars (2): Bosnia, Kosovo and Macedonia 1992-2001 by Nigel Thomas & K. MikulanOsprey's examination of Bosnia, Kosovo and Macedonia's involvement in the Yugoslav Wars (1991-1995), as well as their involvement in the conflicts of the years that followed. Following the death of the Yugoslavian strongman President Tito in 1980, the
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Afrikakorps Soldier 1941-43

Afrikakorps Soldier 1941-43 by Pier BattistelliThis book explores the experiences of the German Afrika Korps soldier during the North Africa campaign of World War II (1939-1945), from the Korps' arrival in the North African theater in February 1941 to its eventual surrender in Tunisia in May 1943,
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Office of Strategic Services 1942-45: The World War II Origins of the CIA

Office of Strategic Services 1942-45: The World War II Origins of the CIA by Eugene LiptakOsprey's elite series title for the origins of the CIA during World War II (1939-1945). The Office of Strategic Services, the forerunner of the Central Intelligence Agency, was founded in 1942 by William 'Wild Bill' Donovan under the direction of President
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Irish Volunteer Soldier 1913-23

Irish Volunteer Soldier 1913-23 by Gerry WhiteThe political situation in Ireland at the beginning of the 20th century was characterised by crisis and change. Armed rebellion against the British Crown, the prosecution of the Anglo-Irish War, the emergence of the Irish Free State, and the eruption of
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Roosevelt's Rough Riders

Roosevelt's Rough Riders by Alejandro QuesadaOsprey's examination of the brief but colorful history of the 1st US Volunteer Cavalry, detailing the rich experiences of the men who fought in its ranks. Founded in May 1898, the unit's actions in Cuba during the Spanish-American War (1898) have passed
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Samurai 1550-1600

Samurai 1550-1600 by Anthony BryantThis title details the culture, weapons, armour and training of the elite samurai warrior class in the fascinating Age of Battles period (1550-1600). This was a period of vital importance not only because of the political effects of the chaos but also
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Mau-Mau Warrior

Mau-Mau Warrior by Abiodun AlaoThe Mau-Mau uprising (1952-60) remains a controversial conflict, waged by warriors about whom many myths have been formed, but little truth has been written. Condemned by history as a brutal rag-tag force engaged in oath-taking, cannibalism and witchcraft,
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US Army Long-Range Patrol Scout in Vietnam 1965-71

US Army Long-Range Patrol Scout in Vietnam 1965-71 by Gordon RottmanOsprey's survey of the Long-Range Patrol Scouts of the US Army during the Vietnam War (1955-1975). The Vietnamese knew the Long-Range Patrol Scouts as "the men with green faces," a reference to the camouflage paint that they used. Operating in patrols
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World War II Allied Sabotage Devices and Booby Traps

World War II Allied Sabotage Devices and Booby Traps by Gordon RottmanOsprey's elite title dealing with various sabotage devices and booby traps that were used by the British and the Americans during World War II (1939-1945). Following Churchill's directive to set occupied Europe ablaze, the SOE and later its American sister
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Homage to Catalonia

Homage to Catalonia by George OrwellIn 1936 Orwell went to Spain to report on the Civil War and instead joined the fight against the Fascists. This famous account describes the war and Orwell's experiences. Introduction by Lionel Trilling.
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The Atlantic Slave Trade: A Census

The Atlantic Slave Trade: A Census by Philip Curtin
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Joe McCarthy and the Press

Joe McCarthy and the Press by Edwin R. BayleyThis is a book for historians, journalists—and for all of us who need to remember this turbulent time on our nation's past, and its lessons for today.
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The Theatre of the Holocaust, Volume 1: Four Plays

The Theatre of the Holocaust, Volume 1: Four Plays by Robert SklootThis is real theatre in the real sense of the word: eternal and universal. WorldLiterature Today?Deeply moving, forceful, remarkable. Detroit Jewish News I applaud the publication of this collection. Jewish Currents
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Irish Peasants: Violence and Political Unrest, 1780-1914

Irish Peasants: Violence and Political Unrest, 1780-1914 by Samuel Clark

"The strength of this volume cannot be conveyed by an itemisation of its contents; for what it provides is an incisive commentary on the newly-recognised landmarks of Irish agrarian history in the modern period. . . . The importance, even indispensability,

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Roman Legionary AD 69-161

Roman Legionary AD 69-161 by Ross CowanBetween AD 69 and 161 the composition of the Roman legions was transformed. Italians were almost entirely replaced by provincial recruits, men for whom Latin was at best a second language, and yet the 'Roman-ness' of these Germans, Pannonians, Spaniards,
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American War of Independence Commanders

American War of Independence Commanders by Rene ChartrandThe commanders who led the opposing armies of the American War of Independence (1775–1783) came from remarkably different backgrounds. They included not only men from Britain and America, but from Germany, France and Spain as well. Some were from
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Spanish Guerrillas in the Peninsular War 1808-14

Spanish Guerrillas in the Peninsular War 1808-14 by Rene ChartrandConstant Spanish guerrilla activity so drained the resources and diverted the attention of the French military that Wellington was able to advance against and overcome a numerically superior enemy. So many French soldiers were being used to counter the
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The Jews of Islam

The Jews of Islam by Bernard Lewis
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The Darkness We Carry: The Drama of the Holocaust

The Darkness We Carry: The Drama of the Holocaust by Robert SklootOffering an informed critical approach, Skloot discusses more than two dozen plays and one film that confront the issues and stories of the Holocaust.
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Growing Up in the Oil Patch

Growing Up in the Oil Patch by John SchmidtThis book chronicles the adventures of a cast of colourful, ambitious people: statesmen, scoundrels, visionaries, and developers, all participants in the growing oil patch!
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Herbie and Friends: Cartoons In Wartime

Herbie and Friends: Cartoons In Wartime by Barry D. RowlandThe favourite cartoon character of Canada's overseas troops during the Second World War, "Herbie" got into some of the most bizarre predicaments imaginable.
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Peasant Intellectuals: Anthropology and History in Tanzania

Peasant Intellectuals: Anthropology and History in Tanzania by M. Feierman Steven
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Foundations of Faith: Historic Religious Buildings of Ontario

Foundations of Faith: Historic Religious Buildings of Ontario by Violet M. HolroydThe Ontario landscape is dotted with places of worship. Behind each lie personal stories of exceptional individuals and historical events.
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No Condition Is Permanent: The Social Dynamics of Agrarian Change in Sub-Saharan Africa

No Condition Is Permanent: The Social Dynamics of Agrarian Change in Sub-Saharan Africa by S. Berry Sara
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In the Land of Israel

In the Land of Israel by Amos OzOz traveled throughout Israel and the West Bank in the 1980s and spoke with many people about the past, present, and future of his country. What he found is memorably set down here. New Author's Note and Postscript; map. Translated by Maurie Goldberg-Bartura.
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Men from Under the Sky: The Arrival of Westerners in Fiji

Men from Under the Sky: The Arrival of Westerners in Fiji by Stanley BrownThis gripping and unique history of Fiji by Stanley Brown, a well-known Fiji "old-timer and historian, is woven around the lives of eleven Western "giants," Europeans and Americans who had the greatest impact on each epoch. Not all these Westerners lived
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Terraced Hell: A Japanese Memoir of Defeat & Death in Northern Luzon, Philippines

Terraced Hell: A Japanese Memoir of Defeat & Death in Northern Luzon, Philippines by Tetsuro OgawaThis is an honest and straightforward account of defeat and death in the Philippines, described by a Japanese teacher who survived the horrible ordeal. He questioned a system which demanded death rather than surrender when defeat was imminent and all hope
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Conversos, Inquisition, and the Expulsion of the Jews from Spain

Conversos, Inquisition, and the Expulsion of the Jews from Spain by Norman RothThe Jewish community in Spain was the largest and most important in the West for almost a thousand years, participating fully in cultural and political affairs with Christian and Muslim neighbors. Norman Roth traces the chain of events that led to mass
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People of the Plow: An Agricultural History of Ethiopia, 1800-1990

People of the Plow: An Agricultural History of Ethiopia, 1800-1990 by C. McCann James
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Masada Myth: Collective Memory and Mythmaking in Israel

Masada Myth: Collective Memory and Mythmaking in Israel by Nachman Ben-YehudaIn 73 A.D., legend has it, 960 Jewish rebels under siege in the ancient desert fortress of Masada committed suicide rather than surrender to a Roman legion. Recorded in only one historical source, the story of Masada was obscure for centuries. In The Masada
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A History of Fascism, 1914-1945

A History of Fascism, 1914-1945 by Stanley G. Payne

"A History of Fascism is an invaluable sourcebook, offering a rare combination of detailed information and thoughtful analysis. It is a masterpiece of comparative history, for the comparisons enhance our understanding of each part of the whole. The

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In Her Majesty's Name: Steampunk Skirmish Wargaming Rules

In Her Majesty's Name: Steampunk Skirmish Wargaming Rules by Craig CartmellIt is 1895 and the world is in turmoil. In the decades to come, historians will reflect upon the cause of this state of affairs and many will point squarely at Charles Babbage. The perfection of first his Difference Engine, and then his Analytical Engine,
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New Kingdom Egypt

New Kingdom Egypt by Mark HealyOsprey's examination of the New Kingdom of Egypt (16th - 11th Century BC) and it's people. Builders of the Pyramids and most ancient of all the powers of the biblical world, the Egyptians remain one of history's most fascinating and enigmatic peoples.
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Vietnam Infantry Tactics

Vietnam Infantry Tactics by Gordon RottmanOsprey's study of the evolving US, Viet Cong and NVA tactics at battalion level and below throughout the Vietnam War (1955-1975). Beginning with a description of the terrain, climate and the unique nature of operations in this theater of war, author Gordon
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French Foreign Legion Paratroops

French Foreign Legion Paratroops by Martin WindrowThe decision, in Spring 1948, to form two battalions of Foreign Legion paratroopers was prompted by the requirement for enlarged airborne forces in the First Indochina War (1946), and the healthy recruitment then employed by the Legion. There were some
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The British Wars, 1637-1651

The British Wars, 1637-1651 by Peter GauntA concise history of events in England and Wales, Scotland and Ireland during the 1640s. Gaunt explores the relationship between the kingdoms and assesses whether the wars can be seen as a single conflict or inter-related, separate conflicts.
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The Weimar Republic 1919-1933

The Weimar Republic 1919-1933 by Ruth Henig
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Letters of a Woman Homesteader

Letters of a Woman Homesteader by Elinore Pruitt Stewart"Peopled with the kinds of characters most novelists only dream of"(Christian Science Monitor), this classic account of American frontier living captures the rambunctious spirit of a pioneer who set out in 1909 to prove that a woman could ranch. Stewart's
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Early Aegean Warrior 5000-1450 BC

Early Aegean Warrior 5000-1450 BC by Raffaele D'AmatoThe civilisations of the Greece in the Ancient World have inspired and fascinated throughout European history. The stories of Homer, later reinforced by the pioneering archaeological work carried out by men such as Heinrich Schliemann at Mycenae and Sir
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Franklin D. Roosevelt

Franklin D. Roosevelt by M. J. HealeFranklin D. Roosevelt, America's longest serving president, is considered one of the most important political figures of the 20th century. This book assesses his personality and his political and economic policies in war and peace.
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Nelson's Officers and Midshipmen

Nelson's Officers and Midshipmen by Gregory Fremont-BarnesImmortalized in literature through such characters as C. S. Forester's 'Horatio Hornblower' and Patrick O'Brian's 'Jack Aubrey', the officers and midshipmen of the Royal Navy during the Revolutionary (1792-1802) and Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815) ran the
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Che (Movie Tie-In Edition): The Diaries of Ernesto Che Guevara

Che (Movie Tie-In Edition): The Diaries of Ernesto Che Guevara by Ernesto Che Guevara"Che symbolizes not selling out, staying true to what you believe in."--Benicio Del Toro
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The Korean War

The Korean War by Donald M. Goldstein & Harry J. Maihafer
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U-Boat Crews 1914-45

U-Boat Crews 1914-45 by Gordon WilliamsonOsprey's study of the U-Boat and its crews during World War I (1914-1918) and World War II (1939-1945). If one single weapon in Germany's arsenal can be said to have come closest to winning the war for the Third Reich, it was without doubt the U-Boat.
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Civil War Memories: Nineteen Stories of Battle, Bravery, Love, and Tragedy

Civil War Memories: Nineteen Stories of Battle, Bravery, Love, and Tragedy by S. T. Joshi

Civil War Memories is a collection of nineteen stories of the Civil War written in the late 1800's, giving them a ring of authenticity. The voices are both Northern and Southern, male and female, angry and melancholy, serious and comic; but they all

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A Wasp Among Eagles: A Woman Military Test Pilot in World War II

A Wasp Among Eagles: A Woman Military Test Pilot in World War II by Ann CarlBefore World War II most Americans did not believe that the average woman could fly professionally, but during the war more than a thousand women pilots proved them wrong. These were the Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs), who served as military flyers
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The First World War

The First World War by Ian CawoodExamines the outbreak, events themselves and the aftermath of the Great War, and the political, social and economic effects on the European countries involved.
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The House on Dream Street: Memoir of an American Woman in Vietnam

The House on Dream Street: Memoir of an American Woman in Vietnam by Dana SachsDana Sachs went to Hanoi when tourist visas began to be offered to Americans; she was young, hopeful, ready to immerse herself in Vietnamese culture. She moved in with a family and earned her keep by teaching English, and she soon found that it was impossible

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The SS Dirlewanger Brigade: The History of the Black Hunters

The SS Dirlewanger Brigade: The History of the Black Hunters by Christian Ingrao"An important look at the singularity of Nazi barbarism." -L'Humanité The Dirlewanger Brigade was an anti-partisan unit of the Nazi army, reporting directly to Heinrich Himmler. The first members of the brigade were mostly poachers who were released from
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Fighting for the Future: Will America Triumph?

Fighting for the Future: Will America Triumph? by Ralph PetersHighly acclaimed military strategist and writer Ralph Peters challenges America's defense establishment and national leadership with startling insights and no-holds-barred criticism. His radical assessment of the future of conflict and the kinds of enemies
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Culture on the Margins

Culture on the Margins by Jon Cruz
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In Search of the True West: Culture, Economics, and Problems of Russian Development

In Search of the True West: Culture, Economics, and Problems of Russian Development by Esther Kingston-MannThis ground-breaking work documents Russian efforts to appropriate Western solutions to the problem of economic backwardness since the time of Catherine the Great. Entangled then as now with issues of cultural borrowing, educated Russians searched for
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The Furies: Violence and Terror in the French and Russian Revolutions

The Furies: Violence and Terror in the French and Russian Revolutions by Arno J. MayerThe great romance and fear of bloody revolution--strange blend of idealism and terror--have been superseded by blind faith in the bloodless expansion of human rights and global capitalism. Flying in the face of history, violence is dismissed as rare, immoral,
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The Great Famine: Northern Europe in the Early Fourteenth Century

The Great Famine: Northern Europe in the Early Fourteenth Century by William Chester JordanThe horrors of the Great Famine (13151322), one of the severest catastrophes ever to strike northern Europe, lived on for centuries in the minds of Europeans who recalled tales of widespread hunger, class warfare, epidemic disease, frighteningly high
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Imperiled Innocents: Anthony Comstock and Family Reproduction in Victorian America

Imperiled Innocents: Anthony Comstock and Family Reproduction in Victorian America by Nicola BeiselMoral reform movements claiming to protect children began to emerge in the United States over a century ago, most notably when Anthony Comstock and his supporters crusaded to restrict the circulation of contraceptive devices, information on the sexual
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Cultures in Flux: Lower-Class Values, Practices, and Resistance in Late Imperial Russia

Cultures in Flux: Lower-Class Values, Practices, and Resistance in Late Imperial Russia by Stephen P. FrankThe popular culture of urban and rural tsarist Russia revealed a dynamic and troubled world. Stephen Frank and Mark Steinberg have gathered here a diverse collection of essays by Western and Russian scholars who question conventional interpretations and
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Desire in the Renaissance

Desire in the Renaissance by Valeria FinucciDrawing on a variety of psychoanalytic approaches, ten critics engage in exciting discussions of the ways the "inner life" is depicted in the Renaissance and the ways it is shown to interact with the "external" social and economic spheres. Spurred by the
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Mercenaries, Pirates, and Sovereigns

Mercenaries, Pirates, and Sovereigns by Janice E. ThomsonThe contemporary organization of global violence is neither timeless nor natural, argues Janice Thomson. It is distinctively modern. In this book she examines how the present arrangement of the world into violence-monopolizing sovereign states evolved
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America's Mission: The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy in the Twentieth Century

America's Mission: The United States and the Worldwide Struggle for Democracy in the Twentieth Century by Tony SmithThe strength and prestige of democracy worldwide at the end of the twentieth century are due in good measure to the impact of America on international affairs, argues Tony Smith. Here for the first time is a book that documents the extraordinary history
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Wild Lily, Prairie Fire: China's Road to Democracy, Yan'an to Tian'anmen, 1942-1989

Wild Lily, Prairie Fire: China's Road to Democracy, Yan'an to Tian'anmen, 1942-1989 by Alan Hunter & Gregor BentonGregor Benton and Alan Hunter provide here a source book of documents of democratic dissent under Chinese Communism, most of them previously untranslated and difficult to find in the West. Ranging from eye-witness accounts of a massacre to theoretical
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Financing the American Dream: A Cultural History of Consumer Credit

Financing the American Dream: A Cultural History of Consumer Credit by Lendol G. CalderOnce there was a golden age of American thrift, when citizens lived sensibly within their means and worked hard to stay out of debt The growing availability of credit in this century, however, has brought those days to an end -- undermining traditional
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Russia and Germany Reborn: Unification, the Soviet Collapse, and the New Europe

Russia and Germany Reborn: Unification, the Soviet Collapse, and the New Europe by Angela StentThe relationship between Russia and Germany has been pivotal in some of the most fateful events of the twentieth century: the two World Wars, the Cold War, and the emergence of a new Europe from the ashes of communism. This is the first book to examine
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Mountain of Fame: Portraits in Chinese History

Mountain of Fame: Portraits in Chinese History by John E. Wills Jr.Through biographies of China's most colorful and famous personalities, John Wills displays the five-thousand-year sweep of Chinese history from the legendary sage emperors to the tragedy of Tiananmen Square. This unique introduction to Chinese history
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Founding Myths of Israel: Nationalism, Socialism, and the Making of the Jewish State

Founding Myths of Israel: Nationalism, Socialism, and the Making of the Jewish State by Zeev SternhellThe well-known historian and political scientist Zeev Sternhell here advances a radically new interpretation of the founding of modern Israel. The founders claimed that they intended to create both a landed state for the Jewish people and a socialist society.
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Modern Greek Lessons

Modern Greek Lessons by James D. FaubionThrough a blend of lively detail and elegant narration, James Faubion immerses us in the cosmopolitan intellectual life of Athens, a centerless city of multiplicities and fragmentations, a city on the "margins of Europe" recovering from the repressive
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Dissolution: The Crisis

Dissolution: The Crisis by Charles S. MaierAgainst the backdrop of one of the great transformations of our century, the sudden and unexpected fall of communism as a ruling system, Charles Maier recounts the history and demise of East Germany. Dissolution is his poignant, analytically provocative
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Society and Sentiment: Genres of Historical Writing in Britain, 1740-1820

Society and Sentiment: Genres of Historical Writing in Britain, 1740-1820 by Mark Salber PhillipsA deepening interest in both social and interior experience was a distinguishing feature of the cultural life of eighteenth-century Britain, influencing writers in all genres from fiction to philosophy. Focusing on this interplay of ideas and genres, Mark
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Manufacturing Ideology: Scientific Management in Twentieth-Century Japan

Manufacturing Ideology: Scientific Management in Twentieth-Century Japan by William M. TsutsuiJapanese industry is the envy of the world for its efficient and humane management practices. Yet, as William Tsutsui argues, the origins and implications of "Japanese-style management" are poorly understood. Contrary to widespread belief, Japan's acclaimed
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Napoleonic Heavy Cavalry & Dragoon Tactics

Napoleonic Heavy Cavalry & Dragoon Tactics by Philip HaythornthwaiteDuring the Napoleonic Wars the supreme battlefield shock weapon was the heavy cavalry - the French cuirassiers, and their British, Austrian, Prussian and Russian counterparts. Big men mounted on big horses, the heavy cavalry were armed with swords nearly
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French Musketeer 1622-1775

French Musketeer 1622-1775 by Rene ChartrandThe works of French novelist Alexandre Dumas have been reproduced time and again on stage and screen. Based on a genuine memoir by an officer named D'Artagnan, Dumas published The Three Musketeers. The King's Musketeers were formed in 1622 and were populated
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After Hegemony

After Hegemony by Robert O. Keohane
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Kipling

Kipling by Jad AdamsA reappraisal of a deeply controversial though great writer, as deeply hated as he was loved.
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Journey to the Arctic: The True Story of the Disastrous 1871 Mission to the North Pole

Journey to the Arctic: The True Story of the Disastrous 1871 Mission to the North Pole by Euphemia Vale BlakeAn astonishing tale of being stranded in the Arctic Ice. "While floating down on the ice-floe, in the midst of dirt and darkness, hungry and cold... I wondered at myself that I could have learned, in a few short months, to have eaten such things, and submitted
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Great Jobs for History Majors

Great Jobs for History Majors by Stephen E. LambertGreat Jobs for History Majors helps students explore career options within their field of study. Every aspect of the job-search process is covered, including assessing talents and skills, exploring options, making a smooth transition from college to career,
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35 Days to Gettysburg: The Campaign Diaries of Two American Enemies

35 Days to Gettysburg: The Campaign Diaries of Two American Enemies by Mark NesbittNesbitt details the story of two youthful combatants caught up in one of the most famous and important campaigns in all history. After two years of war and thirty-five days of intense marching along a hundred miles of hot summer roads, Thomas Ware, a Confederate
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Powder Puff Derby of 1929: The True Story of the First Women's Crossâ¿¿Country Air Race

Powder Puff Derby of 1929: The True Story of the First Women's Crossâ¿¿Country Air Race by Gene Nora JessenThe unforgettable true story of the 1929 air race that legitimized female pilots. In 1929, nineteen women set out from Santa Monica, California, in flimsy, propeller driven planes, with a missionâ€Â"to be the first to cover the 2,759 mile course to Cleveland,
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Ronin - Skirmish Wargames in the Age of the Samurai

Ronin - Skirmish Wargames in the Age of the Samurai by Craig WoodfieldRonin is a set of skirmish wargame rules set in late 16th century feudal Japan. Players build small warbands of models and battle each other as well as non-player factions in duels and skirmishes. Ronin is historically accurate, but also pays tribute
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Russian Security and Paramilitary Forces since 1991

Russian Security and Paramilitary Forces since 1991 by Mark GaleottiWhilst under Putin's regime the size of Russia's regular forces has shrunk recently and will continue to do so, its security and paramilitary elements have become increasingly powerful. In fact, recently they have proliferated - as have their special uniforms
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French Revolutionary Infantryman 1791-1802

French Revolutionary Infantryman 1791-1802 by Terry CrowdyThis title, a prequel to Warrior 57 French Napoleonic Infantryman 1803-15, concentrates on the period from the storming of the Bastille in 1789 until Bonaparte's election as Consul for Life in 1802. The meticulously researched text provides an authentic
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Union Infantryman 1861-65

Union Infantryman 1861-65 by John LangellierA Union supporter once said, "What is a man's life worth if our glorious union is to be shattered by traitors?" President Lincoln's volunteers and conscripted soldiers expanded the permanent Union army to include 1,700 regiments of foot soldiers during
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World War II Jungle Warfare Tactics

World War II Jungle Warfare Tactics by Stephen BullOsprey's examination of jungle warfare tactics of World War II (1939-1945).

Suffocating heat, tropical rain and hostile jungle terrain were but a few of the treacherous obstacles that confronted the Allies when they fought against the Imperial Japanese

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American Civil War Marines 1861-65

American Civil War Marines 1861-65 by Ron FieldThe part played in the Civil War (1861-1865) by the small Marine Corps of the United and Confederate States is overshadowed by the confrontations of the great armies. Nevertheless, the coastal and riverine campaigns were of real importance, given the strategic
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The Australian Army in World War II

The Australian Army in World War II by Mark JohnstonOsprey's examination of the Australian army and its involvement in World War II (1939-1945). The Australian infantry were amongst the Commonwealth's toughest and most widely traveled infantry, serving in campaigns including Syria, Greece, Cyprus, Crete,
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US Army Tank Crewman 1941-45: European Theater of Operations (ETO) 1944-45

US Army Tank Crewman 1941-45: European Theater of Operations (ETO) 1944-45 by Steven ZalogaRevealing what it was like to live and fight in a medium tank during World War II (1939-1945), this book is structured around the career of a single tanker from 37th Tank Battalion, 4th Armored Division. The focus is largely on the crew of an M4 Sherman,
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World War II Infantry Anti-Tank Tactics

World War II Infantry Anti-Tank Tactics by Gordon RottmanThe battlefield interaction between infantry and tanks was central to combat on most fronts in World War II (1939-1945). The first 'Blitzkrieg' campaigns saw the tank achieve a new dominance. New infantry tactics and weapons – some of them desperately
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Trades and Crafts of Old Japan: Leaves from a Contemporary Album

Trades and Crafts of Old Japan: Leaves from a Contemporary Album by Eric KaemmererMore than three centuries ago, not long after Japan had entered the period of seclusion decreed by her Tokugawa rulers, an unknown artist, or perhaps a group of artists, painted a series of pictures for an album portraying contemporary trades and crafts.
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Disaster at D-Day: The Germans Defeat the Allies, June 1944

Disaster at D-Day: The Germans Defeat the Allies, June 1944 by Peter G. TsourasWhat might have been if the Allied invasion of Europe in June 1944 didn't have the same outcome? In Disaster at D-Day, historian Peter G. Tsouras shows us what could have been, if only a few things had happened differently. From the slight repositioning

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The History of the Knights Templars

The History of the Knights Templars by Charles G. Addison

The history of the Knights Templars is a remarkable story of triumphs and defeats, marked with controversies and tragedy. From their rise to their demise, Charles G. Addison captivatingly chronicles the various characters that played a role in shaping

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The Vatican Pimpernel: The World War II Exploits of the Monsignor Who Saved Over 6,500 Lives

The Vatican Pimpernel: The World War II Exploits of the Monsignor Who Saved Over 6,500 Lives by Brian FlemingDuring the German occupation of Rome from 1942–1944, Irishman Monsignor Hugh O'Flaherty ran an escape organization for Allied POWs and civilians, including Jews. Safe within the Vatican state, he regularly ventured out in disguise to continue his

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100 Headlines That Changed the World

100 Headlines That Changed the World by James MaloneyHere are the incredible newspaper headlines that document history's most important moments—headlines so momentous that anyone reading them knew that the world as they knew it had been changed irrevocably. Headlines That Changed the World looks

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Germany and its Gypsies: A Post-Auschwitz Ordeal

Germany and its Gypsies: A Post-Auschwitz Ordeal by Gilad MargalitHistorian Gilad Margalit eloquently fills a tragic gap in the historical record with this sweeping examination of the plight of Gypsies in Germany before, during, and since the era of the Third Reich. Germany and Its Gypsies reveals the painful record
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The Dalton Brothers: And Their Astounding Career of Crime

The Dalton Brothers: And Their Astounding Career of Crime by An Eye Witness

Being an outlaw in the Old West was a dangerous, grisly business—twenty-three gunshot wounds and living to tell the tale, falling out of a moving train, decapitation due to a hanging gone wrong, life on the lam, horse thievery, illegal alcohol trade,

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World War II River Assault Tactics

World War II River Assault Tactics by Gordon RottmanOn the major European and Russian fronts throughout World War II, the challenge of crossing rivers and other water obstacles under fire was absolutely central to any advance. The Panzers that crossed the Meuse at Sedan in May 1940 cut the French Army in
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Pirates 1660-1730

Pirates 1660-1730 by Angus KonstamThis book gives an accurate picture of the pirates who sailed in the waters of the Caribbean and off the American coastline during the 'golden age' of piracy between 1660 and 1730. It traces the origins of piratical activity in the 16th century and examines
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Blue Division Soldier 1941-45: Spanish Volunteer on the Eastern Front

Blue Division Soldier 1941-45: Spanish Volunteer on the Eastern Front by Carlos JuradoOsprey's survey of the Blue Division soldiers of World War II (1939-1945). The all-volunteer 'Blue Division' was a formation that allowed Franco's technically neutral Spain to support Nazi Germany's invasion of Russia. Following initial training in Germany,
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Italian Blackshirt 1935-45

Italian Blackshirt 1935-45 by Pier BattistelliThe Blackshirt legions were raised under army control from 1928, and were employed in 1933 in Libya in counterinsurgency operations against the Senussi tribes; from 1935 in Italy's war against Ethiopia; and during the Spanish Civil War. Following the outbreak
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Accessories After the Fact: The Warren Commission, the Authorities & the Report on the JFK Assassination

Accessories After the Fact: The Warren Commission, the Authorities & the Report on the JFK Assassination by Sylvia MeagherOriginally published in 1967, Meagher's masterful dissection of the Warren Report, based on the Warren Commission's own evidence, has stood the test of time. In some cases, declassifications of government records have corroborated the author's suspicions
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Oswald in New Orleans: A Case for Conspiracy with the CIA

Oswald in New Orleans: A Case for Conspiracy with the CIA by Harold WeisbergHarold Weisberg was foremost among the early trailblazers who saw the inadequacy of the Warren Report's solution to the crime of the century. He tirelessly petitioned the government and used the courts to force release of withheld documents, and wrote
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Frame-Up: The Assassination of Martin Luther King

Frame-Up: The Assassination of Martin Luther King by Harold WeisbergBack in print with its original title, Harold Weisberg's detailed and devastating analysis of the Martin Luther King assassination is as timely as ever. Originally published in 1970, this book examines the circumstances of the murder, accused assassin
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Never Again! The Government Conspiracy in the JFK Assassination

Never Again! The Government Conspiracy in the JFK Assassination by Harold WeisbergOriginally published in 1995, and in the same classic investigative style of Whitewash and Case Open, Harold Weisberg turns his sharp investigative eye towards the events surrounding the autopsy of John F. Kennedy. Inside Never Again! you'll find:
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Oswald, Mexico, and Deep Politics: Revelations from CIA Records on the Assassination

Oswald, Mexico, and Deep Politics: Revelations from CIA Records on the Assassination by Peter Dale ScottPeter Dale Scott has written extensively on the Kennedy assassination and other dark corners of the American political scene. His encyclopedic knowledge enables him to connect the dots among the players, the organizations, and the unacknowledged collusions—the
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New Mexico: A History

New Mexico: A History by Marc Simmons

Today, as much as ever before, the red-rock, pinon-covered state of New Mexico remains tierra encantada, "the land of enchantment," to Indians, Anglos, and descendants of the conquistadores.

New Mexico's long history of intermingling peoples and of efforts
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North Carolina: A History

North Carolina: A History by William Powell

Described by an early visitor as "the Goodliest Soile Under the Cope of Heaven," the land that would become North Carolina presented its first settlers with the promise of prosperity, wealth, and--with luck--liberty, too.

Since North Carolina's beginnings,
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Guam Past and Present

Guam Past and Present by Charles BeardsleyIn concise and highly readable style author Beardsley—himself a sometime resident of Guam—introduces the reader to the island in three stages. Part One, "The Island in Profile," furnishes practical information on the geography, flora, fauna,
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South Carolina: A Bicentennial History (States and the Nation)

South Carolina: A Bicentennial History (States and the Nation) by Louis Booker Wright

Louis Wright's masterful telling of South Carolina's story will fascinate residents and non-residents alike.

A land whose people knew the joy of great victories and the sadness of bitter defeats, South Carolina gave us the first Americans cowboys, the
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Ohio: A Bicentennial History (States and the Nation)

Ohio: A Bicentennial History (States and the Nation) by Walter Havighurst

Historically, Ohio seems to have had everything--great physical beauty; rich resources of coal, oil, gas, and fertile soil; a central location with easy means of transportation by land and water; inventive and dynamic people; and the kind of national

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Wyoming: A Bicentennial History (States and the Nation)

Wyoming: A Bicentennial History (States and the Nation) by Taft Alfred Larson

For centuries Wyoming was a land no one wanted--high, dry, and remote--more often a thoroughfare on the way to some place else than a final destination. Many of the sweeping developments that overtook the rest of the nation simply passed it by, leaving

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Oklahoma: A History

Oklahoma: A History by H. Wayne Morgan

Few other states can match Oklahoma's reputation as a last frontier.

Indians, pioneers, land rushes, and oil dominate many an American's picture of Oklahoma's history. Incomplete as such an impression is, the frontier experience did leave a heritage of
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Utah: A History

Utah: A History by Charles S. Peterson

A place apart, Utah began as an undefined land in the middle of the continent, a place that meant little to the few natives who lived there and even less to the fewer travelers who passed through.

Utah is a land whose geographical isolation would forever

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Oregon: A History

Oregon: A History by Gordon B. Dodds

To many Americans, Oregon is an idyllic, fruitful garden on the northwestern shore of a troubled urban nation. But, as author Gordon B. Dodds explains in this thoughtful history, behind that image lies the story of a state that has retained many of the

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Pennsylvania: A History

Pennsylvania: A History by Thomas C. Cochran

Who would have guessed, three centuries ago, that William Penn's "greene" province and "countrie towne" on the Delaware would become the keystone of American industrialization and the source of some of the nation's most important business institutions?

Penn's
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Mississippi: A Bicentennial History (States and the Nation)

Mississippi: A Bicentennial History (States and the Nation) by John Ray Skates

What life has really been like for most Mississippians is the story told in this intriguing history.

To many Americans, Mississippi means Natchez and Vicksburg, white columns and cotton. For the people who have lived there, however, Mississippi has been
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New York: A Bicentennial History (States and the Nation)

New York: A Bicentennial History (States and the Nation) by Bruce Bliven

From the Big Apple to Niagara Falls, the state of New York has always had enormous fascination for Americans.

From the Empire State have come major influences on almost every aspect of American life. Particularly advantageous landforms and waterways enabled
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Louisiana: A History

Louisiana: A History by Joe Gray Taylor

From the earliest colonists through the latest Mardi Gras, Louisiana has had a history as exotic as that of any state. Even its political corruption--extending from French governors for whom office was exploitable property through the "Louisiana Hayride"

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Florida: A History

Florida: A History by Gloria Jahoda

"For four hundred years Florida has been North America's ranking treasure hunt, a national Never-Never land."

Gloria Jahoda unfolds the colorful story in this book, from the gold-seeking conquistadores of Spain, and the alleged search for a fountain

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West Virginia: A History (States and the Nation)

West Virginia: A History (States and the Nation) by John Alexander Williams

John Alexander Williams's West Virginia: A History is widely considered one of the finest books ever written about the state.

In his clear, eminently readable style, Williams organizes the tangled strands of West Virginia's past around a few dramatic
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Hawaii: A History

Hawaii: A History by Ruth M. Tabrah

To most Americans, Hawaii means ukuleles and native dancers, Waikiki and Diamond Head.

Hawaii is a romantic image learned from travel posters and the movies, and much of it, surprisingly, is true. But Hawaii is more than that. The people who have come
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Vermont: A History

Vermont: A History by Charles T. Morrissey

For many Americans, Vermont still seems what the United States at least in myth once was--a bucolic landscape of wooded hills, neat farms, and handsome villages--before modern forces transformed our agrarian nation into an urban-industrial giant.

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Michigan: A Bicentennial History (States and the Nation)

Michigan: A Bicentennial History (States and the Nation) by Bruce Catton

The late Pulitzer-Prize-winning historian Bruce Catton is known to millions of readers for his absorbing works on the Civil War. In this book, he turns to his native Michigan to tell a story of what happened when a primitive wilderness changed into a

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Nevada: A Bicentennial History (States and the Nation)

Nevada: A Bicentennial History (States and the Nation) by Robert Laxalt

Sagebrush and neon, shepherds and gangsters, a crossroads and a refuge, Nevada is a state that "didn't deserve to be."

Through a turbulent history, Nevada has searched for an identity to call its own. How well it has succeeded is the subject of Robert
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Missouri: A Bicentennial History (States and the Nation)

Missouri: A Bicentennial History (States and the Nation) by Paul C. Nagel

Missourians could hardly have made a more appropriate decision than to name their capital city after Thomas Jefferson. A meeting-place of major rivers, Missouri became a gateway to the promised land--the beckoning West opened up to Americans by Jefferson's

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Montana: A Bicentennial History (States and the Nation)

Montana: A Bicentennial History (States and the Nation) by Clark C. Spence

At three times the size of Pennsylvania, with a county bigger than the whole state of Connecticut, Montana is a large place, once described as "bounded on the west by the Japan current, on the north by the aurora borealis, on the south by Price's Army,

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The Middle of Everywhere

The Middle of Everywhere by Mary PipherOver the past decade, Mary Pipher has been a great source of wisdom, helping us to better understand our family members. Now she connects us with the newest members of the American family--refugees. In cities all over the country, refugees arrive daily.
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War Is a Racket: The Antiwar Classic by America's Most Decorated Soldier

War Is a Racket: The Antiwar Classic by America's Most Decorated Soldier by Smedley Darlington ButlerWar Is a Racket is the title of two works, a speech and a booklet, by retired US Marine Corps Major General and two-time Medal of Honor recipient Smedley Darlington Butler. In these works, Butler frankly discusses from his experience as a career military
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Murderers, Robbers & Highwaymen: True Tales of Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth-Century England

Murderers, Robbers & Highwaymen: True Tales of Crime and Punishment in Eighteenth-Century England by Stephen BrennanDespite the frequency with which criminals were sentenced to death, crime was still on the rise in England in the mid-1700s. Men were thrown in jail daily for everything from associating with gypsies to cutting down fruit trees and stealing sheep. Although

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Whitewash IV: The Top Secret Warren Commission Transcript of the JFK Assassination

Whitewash IV: The Top Secret Warren Commission Transcript of the JFK Assassination by Harold WeisbergWhitewash IV tells the story of Harold Weisberg's fight for public disclosure of the Warren Commission executive session transcript of January 27, 1964. This epic battle of one man against the state is a significant part of the larger story of the Freedom
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Whitewash III: The Photographic Whitewash of the JFK Assassination

Whitewash III: The Photographic Whitewash of the JFK Assassination by Harold WeisbergInfluential assassination researcher Harold Weisberg revolves the third installment in his Whitewash series around the photographic evidence available to government officials investigating the death of John F. Kennedy. Given the materials and photographs
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Whitewash II: The FBI-Secret Service Cover-Up

Whitewash II: The FBI-Secret Service Cover-Up by Harold WeisbergWeisberg's first volume in the Whitewash series dissected the Warren Report and its failure to confront evidence of conspiracy in the JFK assassination. In this sequel he shows how the agencies of the investigation—the FBI, the Secret Service, the
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Whitewash: The Report on the Warren Report

Whitewash: The Report on the Warren Report by Harold WeisbergHarold Weisberg's Whitewash was originally self-published in 1965, at a time when few publishing houses would consider a book challenging the Warren Report. Written in Harold's fiercely passionate yet scrupulously honest style, and relying on the government's
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Union Cavalryman 1861-65

Union Cavalryman 1861-65 by Philip KatcherThe bombardment by Confederate artillery of Fort Sumter on 12 April 1861 was the spark that finally ignited the American Civil War (1861-1865), quickly bringing thousands of eager volunteers for the Union cause. It proved especially easy to raise cavalry,
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Of Gods and Mortals - Mythological Wargame Rules

Of Gods and Mortals - Mythological Wargame Rules by Andrea SfiligoiFactions represented in the rulebook include: Greco-Roman, Egyptian, Japanese, Aztecs, Pre-Islamic Arabs (Arabian Nights), Norse, Celts and Chinese. For every army list, a list suitable models from various manufacturers and scales will be included. New
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Confederate Artilleryman 1861-65

Confederate Artilleryman 1861-65 by Philip KatcherIn the heady days of the rush to arms in 1861, comparatively few Southern men volunteered for service in the artillery: most preferred the easily accessible glory of the infantry or cavalry. Yet those that did, quickly earned the respect of their fellow
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The Condor Legion: German Troops in the Spanish Civil War

The Condor Legion: German Troops in the Spanish Civil War by Carlos JuradoOsprey's examination of German forces prior to World War II (1939-1945). The Condor Legion was the expeditionary force of soldiers and airmen sent by Hitler to aid Franco's Nationalists in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). The Germans used the war as
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The Mexican Revolution 1910-20

The Mexican Revolution 1910-20 by Philip JowettSome of the most famous Western movies have been set against the background of the Mexican Revolution of the early 20th century. Now, for the first time in English, Osprey offer a concise but fact-packed account of the events, armies, uniforms and weapons
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Witnessing the Disaster: Essays on Representation and the Holocaust

Witnessing the Disaster: Essays on Representation and the Holocaust by Richard GlejzerWitnessing the Disaster examines how histories, films, stories and novels, memorials and museums, and survivor testimonies involve problems of witnessing: how do those who survived, and those who lived long after the Holocaust, make clear to us what happened?
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Some Survived: An Eyewitness Account of the Bataan Death March and the Men Who Lived through It

Some Survived: An Eyewitness Account of the Bataan Death March and the Men Who Lived through It by Manny LawtonManny Lawton was a twenty-three-year-old Army captain on April 8, 1942, when orders came to surrender to the Japanese forces invading the Philippine Islands. The next day, he and his fellow American and Filipino prisoners set out on the infamous Bataan
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Guinness: The Greatest Brewery on Earth - Its History, People, and Beer

Guinness: The Greatest Brewery on Earth - Its History, People, and Beer by Tony CorcoranThere is no other company, industry, or premises more closely aligned—indeed almost synonymous—with its hometown than Guinness's St. James's Gate Brewery and the city of Dublin. From the company's modest beginnings in 1759 to its heyday in

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This Heated Place: Encounters in the Promised Land

This Heated Place: Encounters in the Promised Land by Deborah CampbellThis Heated Place takes readers into twenty-first century Israel and the occupied territories. Journalist Deborah Campbell, previously a foreign student in Tel Aviv during the Gulf War, returned to the region in fall 2001 to seek insights into one of the
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Inextricably Bonded: Israeli Arab and Jewish Writers Re-Visioning Culture

Inextricably Bonded: Israeli Arab and Jewish Writers Re-Visioning Culture by Rachel Feldhay BrennerAn innovative examination of the fiction of three noted Israeli Jewish authors and three prominent Israeli Arab writers, this book offers new insight into the painful Arab Israeli conflict and affirms the insoluble ties between the two communities, identifying
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Heroes, Villains and Fiends: A Companion for In Her Majesty's Name

Heroes, Villains and Fiends: A Companion for In Her Majesty's Name by Charles MurtonIt is 1895 and the future depends not upon the actions of governments but upon those of the Adventuring Companies, and will be shaped by countless engagements in city streets, ancient ruins, dense jungles, high mountains and boundless deserts. In America,
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Riot and Great Anger: Stage Censorship in Twentieth-Century Ireland

Riot and Great Anger: Stage Censorship in Twentieth-Century Ireland by Fitzpatrick Dean JoanUnder the strict rule of twentieth century Irish censorship, creators of novels, films, and most periodicals found no option but to submit and conform to standards. Stage productions, however, escaped official censorship. The theater became a "public space"-a
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Tennessee: A Bicentennial History

Tennessee: A Bicentennial History by Wilma Dykeman

Tennessee, the long, thin state stretching from the Great Smoky Mountains to the Mississippi River, is as richly varied in history as in terrain. And from Davy Crockett, "Old Hickory" Andrew Jackson, and presidential candidate Estes Kefauver's coonskin

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Nebraska: A History

Nebraska: A History by Dorothy Weyer Creigh

Frugal but generous, stubborn but innovative, trusting but cautious, Nebraskans are a people who chose to live in a harsh, semiarid land, from which they coaxed abundance. They may be, writes author Dorothy Weyer Creigh, the last of their kind.

Nebraskans
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North Dakota: A History

North Dakota: A History by Robert P. Wilkins & Wynona H. Wilkins

The area's extreme remoteness, great size, and sparse population have shaped the North Dakota character from the beginning of settlement a century ago.

Theirs was not an easy land to master; and of those who tried, it demanded strength, endurance, and
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Wild Irish Roses: Tales of Brigits, Kathleens, and Warrior Queens

Wild Irish Roses: Tales of Brigits, Kathleens, and Warrior Queens by Trina Robbins

Forget the myth of the sweet Irish Colleen. Real Irish women were no cream-puff debs. From the ancient warrior queens Marrigan, Macha, and Badbh to the labor-movement maven Mother Jones, Irish women have backbones of steel. Wild Irish Roses is a fascinating

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Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics

Napoleonic Light Cavalry Tactics by Philip HaythornthwaiteDuring the Napoleonic Wars, all the major combatants fielded large numbers of light cavalry as Hussars, Dragoons, Chasseurs, Lancers, or even Cossacks. Ridley Scott's 1977 feature film debut The Duelists portrayed French Hussars. Light cavalry provided
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The Palestinian Right of Return Under International Law

The Palestinian Right of Return Under International Law by Boyle Francis A.The just resolution of the Palestinian right of return is at the very heart of the Middle East peace process. Nonetheless, the Obama administration intends to impose a comprehensive peace settlement upon the Palestinians that will force them to give up
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Palestine, Palestinians and International Law

Palestine, Palestinians and International Law by Boyle Francis A.A leading US expert applies the norms and standards of international law to the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, addressing Palestinian statehood, the negotiation and failure of the Oslo Accords, the status of Jerusalem, the Al Aqsa Intifada, the right of
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Travis & Muldoon - Adventures On The Santa Fe Trail

Travis & Muldoon - Adventures On The Santa Fe Trail by John S. UnderhillA couple of modern middle-aged men saddle up to ride the Santa Fe Trail in the middle of July. They get some low mileage riding horses, a pack animal, strap on the little they need and head West following the Cimarron Cutoff. Sam is a failed Westerns writer,
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Customs and Culture of the Philippines

Customs and Culture of the Philippines by Gladys ZabilkaGaldys Zabilka, author of Customs and Culture of Okinawa, has once again created an informal and interesting compilation for the overseas traveler or the armchair tourist, this time on the colorful Philippines. The reader will be introduced to quaint
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New Hampshire: A History

New Hampshire: A History by Elizabeth Forbes Morison

On New Hampshire's thin, cold soil, strewn with rocks, generations of resourceful, tough, independent men and women created a landscape of meadows and pastures, of stone walls and weathered barns and clapboard houses, that has affected the American imagination.

This
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Texas: A History

Texas: A History by Joe Bertram Frantz

Texas is blood and violence, right? It is cowboys and longhorns, the Alamo and the Astrodome, wheeling and dealing and bragging, right?

Right. And also wrong, says the author of this book, Joe B. Frantz.

This is the story of how a myth began, with the
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Confronting History: A Memoir

Confronting History: A Memoir by George L. MosseJust two weeks before his death in January 1999, George L. Mosse, one of the great American historians, finished writing his memoir, a fascinating and fluent account of a remarkable life that spanned three continents and many of the major events of the
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Old Landmarks and Historic Personages of Boston

Old Landmarks and Historic Personages of Boston by Samuel Adams Drake"Your Old Landmarks of Boston is a perfect storehouse of Information," Henry W. Longfellow told Samuel Adams Drake almost a century ago. That being true a hundred years ago, the praise is even more relevant today, when many of the old and venerated landmarks
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Aaron's Leap

Aaron's Leap by Magdaléna PlatzováA multigenerational saga inspired by Bauhaus artists and the impact of the Holocaust's lingering legacy on their children and protégés
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Looking Forward: A Dream of the United States of the Americas in 1999

Looking Forward: A Dream of the United States of the Americas in 1999 by Arthur Bird“The author respectfully submits it as his firm and immovable conviction, that the United States of America, in the years to come, will govern the entire Western Hemisphere."

These words, written by Arthur Bird in 1899, were his premonition as to

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Baghdad Burning: Girl Blog from Iraq

Baghdad Burning: Girl Blog from Iraq by RiverbendIn August 2003, the World English gained access to a remarkable new voice: a blog written by a 25-year-old Iraqi woman living in Baghdad, whose identity remained concealed for her own protection. Calling herself Riverbend, she offered searing eyewitness
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African Tales

African Tales by Harold ScheubThe latest work from Harold Scheub, one of the world's leading scholars of African folktales, is the broadest collection yet assembled with tales from the entire continent of Africa, north to south. It brings together mythic, fantastic, and coming-of-age
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On American Soil: How Justice Became a Casualty of World War II

On American Soil: How Justice Became a Casualty of World War II by Jack HamannOn a hot August night in 1944, a soldier's body was discovered hanging by a rope from a cable spanning an obstacle course at Seattle's Fort Lawton. The body was identified as Private Guglielmo Olivotto, one of the thousands of Italian prisoners of war
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Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir

Holy Land: A Suburban Memoir by D. J. Waldie

"Infinitely moving and powerful, just dead-on right, and absolutely original."-Joan Didion

Since its publication in 1996, Holy Land has become an American classic. In "quick, translucent prose" (Michiko Kakutani, New York Times) that is at once lyrical
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Over the Beach: The Air War in Vietnam

Over the Beach: The Air War in Vietnam by Zalin Grant

"The Right Stuff without the hype, Yeager without the ego."-Washington Post Book World

"While the jet-jockey competitiveness, the undercurrent of fear, the victories and foul-ups of jet sweeps have been described many times, few such chronicles have
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Roman Guardsman 62 BC-AD 324

Roman Guardsman 62 BC-AD 324 by Ross CowanFor four centuries, from the civil wars of the Late Republic to Constantine's bloody reunification of the Empire, elite corps of guardsmen were at the heart of every Roman army. Whether as bodyguards or as shock troops in battle, the fighting skills of
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US World War II Parachute Infantry Regiments

US World War II Parachute Infantry Regiments by Gordon RottmanFrom North Africa, Sicily, and Italy, to Normandy and Holland, the Battle of the Bulge, into the heart of Nazi Germany, and also in jungle battles in the Pacific the parachute infantry regiments were among the most highly decorated US Army units of World
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The Book of the Sword: A History of Daggers, Sabers, and Scimitars from Ancient Times to the Modern Day

The Book of the Sword: A History of Daggers, Sabers, and Scimitars from Ancient Times to the Modern Day by Richard Francis Burton“The history of the sword," the author writes in his introduction, “is the history of humanity." For centuries, the sword has been a symbol of power, strength, liberty, and courage. In the Middle Ages, the image of a sword was used to signify
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Caliban's Shore: The Wreck of the Grosvenor and the Strange Fate of Her Survivors

Caliban's Shore: The Wreck of the Grosvenor and the Strange Fate of Her Survivors by Stephen Taylor

"This incredible true story reads like the wildest fiction."-Booklist

In the summer of 1783 the grandees of the East India Company were horrified to learn that one of their finest ships, the 741-ton Grosvenor, had been lost on the wild and unexplored
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Flowers in the Blood: The Story of Opium

Flowers in the Blood: The Story of Opium by Jeff Goldberg & Dean LatimerThe incredible and complex history of opium throughout the world.

Opium has played a dramatic and varied role in human history, inspiring religious veneration, scientific exploration, the bitterest rancor, and the most fanciful ecstasy. Now, authors

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Behind Japanese Lines: With the OSS in Burma

Behind Japanese Lines: With the OSS in Burma by Richard DunlopIn early 1942, with World War II going badly, President Roosevelt turned to General William “Wild Bill" Donovan, now known historically as the “Father of Central Intelligence," with orders to form a special unit whose primary mission was to prepare
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Concepts of Space: The History of Theories of Space in Physics: Third, Enlarged Edition

Concepts of Space: The History of Theories of Space in Physics: Third, Enlarged Edition by Max JammerHistorical surveys consider Judeo-Christian notions of space, Newtonian absolute space, perceptions from 18th century to the present, more. Numerous quotations and references. "Admirably compact and swiftly paced style." — Philosophy of Science
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Arms and Armor: A Pictorial Archive from Nineteenth-Century Sources

Arms and Armor: A Pictorial Archive from Nineteenth-Century Sources by Carol Belanger GraftonOver 750 detailed, high-quality illustrations from rare 19th-century sources: suits of armor, chain mail, swords, helmets, knives, crossbows and other implements, along with scenes of battle, soldiers, horses, artillery and more.
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The Battles that Changed History

The Battles that Changed History by Fletcher PrattHistorian profiles 16 crucial conflicts, ancient to modern, that changed the course of Western civilization. Gripping accounts of battles led by Alexander the Great, Joan of Arc, Ulysses S. Grant, other commanders. 27 maps.
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Patterns for Guernseys, Jerseys & Arans

Patterns for Guernseys, Jerseys & Arans by Gladys ThompsonFully illustrated guide features 82 patterns for traditional fishermen's sweaters. Collected from sources throughout the British Isles, these sweaters and cardigans for men and women range from lightweight jerseys to heavier guernseys.
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Patterns and Ceremonials of the Indians of the Southwest

Patterns and Ceremonials of the Indians of the Southwest by Ira Moskowitz & John CollierClassic text-and-picture record includes over 100 lithographs and drawings of dances, fiestas, processions, chants and daily life among Zuni, Navajo, Apache, other tribes.
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A Man Called Intrepid: The Incredible True Story of the Master Spy Who Helped Win World War II

A Man Called Intrepid: The Incredible True Story of the Master Spy Who Helped Win World War II by William StevensonThe classic real-life story of the superspy whose vast intelligence network helped defeat the Nazis in World War II.

A Man Called Intrepid is the account of the world's first integrated intelligence operation and of its master, William Stephenson.

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The Rosetta Stone

The Rosetta Stone by E. A. Wallis BudgeFascinating account of great linguistic detective story — discovery of Stone, history of the decipherment of Egyptian hieroglyphics; work of Young, Champollion, other scholars; much more. 23 photographs. Bibliography.
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History of Philosophy

History of Philosophy by Julian MariasThorough and lucid survey of Western philosophy from pre-Socratics to mid 20th century — major figures, currents, trends. Valuable section on contemporary philosophy — Brentano, Ortega, Heidegger, others. "Brevity and clarity of exposition..."
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Kill Rommel! - Operation Flipper 1941

Kill Rommel! - Operation Flipper 1941 by Gavin MortimerBritish Commandos attempted to assassinate Rommel, the Desert Fox, in a daring special forces raid in North Africa during World War II.

On the night of 13 November 1941 two British submarines surfaced off the Libyan coast 250 miles behind German lines.

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A Fistful of Kung Fu - Hong Kong Movie Wargame Rules

A Fistful of Kung Fu - Hong Kong Movie Wargame Rules by Andrea SfiligoiRecreate scenes from Hong Kong action cinema like Enter the Dragon, Kill Bill, Big Trouble in Little China, Crouching Tiger - Hidden Dragon, and Hard Boiled.

A Fistful of Kung Fu is set in a modern world walking a precarious line between the

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The Story of the Malakand Field Force

The Story of the Malakand Field Force by Winston ChurchillThe great statesman was also a Nobel Prize–winning author. His first book chronicles an 1897 British military campaign against the tribes of the Northwest Frontier, in the vicinity of modern Pakistan and Afghanistan.
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Algonquin Legends

Algonquin Legends by Charles G. LelandClassic study of the myths and folklore of the Micmac, Passamaquoddy and Penobscot tribes. Glooskap, the divinity; Lox, the mischief-maker; Master Rabbit, more. 12 black-and-white illustrations.
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The Story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

The Story of the Lewis and Clark Expedition by Noah BrooksExciting narrative follows a band of courageous men as they explore the American Northwest in the early 1800s, threading their way through Indian territory, crossing the Great Divide, and descending the Pacific slope.
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Lewis and Clark: Partners in Discovery

Lewis and Clark: Partners in Discovery by John BakelessFirst authoritative biography of two great explorers, based on original research and diaries of expedition members. Danger, hardships, Indian customs and lore, much more. 29 illustrations. 7 maps.
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Pugin's Gothic Ornament: The Classic Sourcebook of Decorative Motifs with 100 Plates

Pugin's Gothic Ornament: The Classic Sourcebook of Decorative Motifs with 100 Plates by Augustus C. PuginOne hundred plates of royalty-free Gothic designs, meticulously reproduced from rare 19th-century engravings. Many are floral and foliate designs rendered from panels, capitals, borders, brackets, friezes, grotesques, and other decorative elements.
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Chronicles of the Crusades

Chronicles of the Crusades by Geoffrey Villehardouin & Jean de JoinvilleThe two most authoritative accounts of the Holy Wars — Villehardouin's Conquest of Constantinople and Joinville's Chronicle of the Crusade of St. Lewis — offer firsthand testimony of battles and their religious and political context.
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Egyptian Tales and Legends: Ancient, Christian, Muslim

Egyptian Tales and Legends: Ancient, Christian, Muslim by E. A. Wallis BudgeTreasury of Egyptian folklore encompasses 36 beguiling stories. First part contains tales originally written in hieratic characters; second part documents Christian influence; third part recounts stories of Muslims who succeeded Copts.
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Zion in America: The Jewish Experience from Colonial Times to the Present

Zion in America: The Jewish Experience from Colonial Times to the Present by Henry L. FeingoldScholarly survey covers Old World origins; profiles of New World cultures of German and Eastern European Jews; the effects of changing political and economic climates; and immigrant settlement on the Lower East Side settlement.
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Medieval Tales and Stories: 108 Prose Narratives of the Middle Ages

Medieval Tales and Stories: 108 Prose Narratives of the Middle Ages by Stanley AppelbaumWide-ranging stories offer glimpse into witchcraft, magic, Crusaders, astrology, alchemy, pacts with the Devil, chivalry, trial by torture, church councils, mercantile life, other elements of Middle Ages.
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Hero-Tales of Ireland

Hero-Tales of Ireland by Jeremiah CurtinThis extraordinary volume features 24 authentic tales of Fin MacCool. Each exciting story centers around superhuman heroes battling dragons and giants, outwitting sorcerers, and even overcoming death itself.
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Eavesdropping on Hell: Historical Guide to Western Communications Intelligence and the Holocaust, 1939-1945

Eavesdropping on Hell: Historical Guide to Western Communications Intelligence and the Holocaust, 1939-1945 by Robert J. HanyokThis official government publication explains the archival organization of wartime records for the U.S. Army's Signal Intelligence Service and Britain's Government Code and Cypher School. In addition, it summarizes Holocaust-related information intercepted
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Native American Creation Myths

Native American Creation Myths by Jeremiah CurtinTraditional American Indian life revolved around communication with divinity, and these authentic stories about the origin of the earth and its creatures embody every facet of their culture — customs, institutions, and art.
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The Harem: Inside the Grand Seraglio of the Turkish Sultans

The Harem: Inside the Grand Seraglio of the Turkish Sultans by N. M. PenzerThis survey features photographs and floor plans of Topkapi Palace as well as profiles of the harem's women, their eunuch guards, and court manners, dress, and politics. 42 black-and-white illustrations.
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Sacajawea: Guide and Interpreter of Lewis and Clark

Sacajawea: Guide and Interpreter of Lewis and Clark by Grace Raymond HebardRemarkable study, based on exacting research, unravels the tangled threads of Sacajawea's family life, describes her personal traits, and significant services she rendered during a grand adventure that would forever alter American history.
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A Short History of Costume & Armour: Two Volumes Bound as One

A Short History of Costume & Armour: Two Volumes Bound as One by Francis M. Kelly & Randolph SchwabeMeticulously researched, well-illustrated history of fashion covers 800 years of style: civilian and military clothing of English upper classes for both sexes, 11th–19th centuries, plus accessories. 342 black-and-white illustrations.
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The Bone Hunters: The Heroic Age of Paleontology in the American West

The Bone Hunters: The Heroic Age of Paleontology in the American West by Url LanhamLucid nontechnical study recalls astounding 19th-century fossil discoveries of dinosaurs, other prehistoric animals. 51 halftones.
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My First Travels in North America

My First Travels in North America by Isabella L. BirdOne of the 19th century's most adventurous travel writers offers vivid accounts of her journeys through Canada and the United States, from scenic vistas to dark encounters with cholera and slavery.
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Legends of the Egyptian Gods: Hieroglyphic Texts and Translations

Legends of the Egyptian Gods: Hieroglyphic Texts and Translations by E. A. Wallis Budge9 of the most interesting Egyptian legends in hieroglyphic texts with literal translations on facing pages. The Legend of Creation, The Legend of the Destruction of Mankind, 7 more. 19 illustrations.
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Pictorial Encyclopedia of Historic Architectural Plans, Details and Elements: With 1880 Line Drawings of Arches, Domes, Doorways

Pictorial Encyclopedia of Historic Architectural Plans, Details and Elements: With 1880 Line Drawings of Arches, Domes, Doorways by John Theodore HanemanSourcebook of inspiration for architects, designers, others. 1880 line drawings on 70 plates. Bibliography. Captions.
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Ancient Egyptian, Mesopotamian & Persian Costume

Ancient Egyptian, Mesopotamian & Persian Costume by Mary G. HoustonOver 250 illustrations, drawn in the artistic style of the period, depict apparel worn by Egyptian royalty, manual workers, and military, as well as by ancient Sumerians, Babylonians, and Assyrians. Flat patterns show cut of the garments.
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An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States

An Economic Interpretation of the Constitution of the United States by Charles A. BeardThis classic study — one of the most influential in the area of American economic history — questioned the founding fathers' motivations and prompted new perceptions of the supreme law of the land.
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Castles and Warfare in the Middle Ages

Castles and Warfare in the Middle Ages by Eugene-Emmanuel Viollet-le-DucProfusely illustrated, detailed descriptions of dungeons, keeps, battlements, and drawbridges, plus artillery, trenches, battering rams, more. "Will enthrall anyone interested in architecture, military, or medieval history." — History in Review
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The Bridges of New York

The Bridges of New York by Sharon ReierStirring text-and-picture tribute to over 75 New York City bridges — among them the Brooklyn Bridge, Throgs Neck, Verrazano Narrows, Whitestone, George Washington, and other splendid structures.
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Anarchism: A Collection of Revolutionary Writings

Anarchism: A Collection of Revolutionary Writings by Peter KropotkinIncludes "Law and Authority," arguing social control through custom and education, and "Prisons and Their Moral Influence on Prisoners," expressing the evils of the prison system, and other documents.
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Essential Works of Lenin: "What Is to Be Done?" and Other Writings

Essential Works of Lenin: "What Is to Be Done?" and Other Writings by Vladimir Ilyich LeninFour most significant works, also including "The Development of Capitalism in Russia," "Imperialism, the Highest State of Capitalism," and "The State and Revolution."
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Child Life in Colonial Times

Child Life in Colonial Times by Alice Morse EarleA pioneering historian chronicles the everyday details of growing up in Colonial America in this engaging classic. Meticulously researched, it paints a vivid picture of infancy, toys, schooling, and more. 128 illustrations.
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Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative

Two Years Before the Mast: A Personal Narrative by Richard Henry DanaIn 1834, a Harvard student enlisted as a common seaman, resulting in this adventure classic. Crackling with realism, it offers memorable views of a dangerous voyage, plus fascinating historical details.
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Doré's London: All 180 Illustrations from London, A Pilgrimage

Doré's London: All 180 Illustrations from London, A Pilgrimage by Gustave DoreAll drawings from the 1872 classic, including perceptive sketches of workaday London, thieves gambling, flower girls, waifs and strays, prisoners in the Newgate exercise yard, and a wedding at the Abbey.
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Arms and Equipment of the Civil War

Arms and Equipment of the Civil War by Jack CogginsFrom iron-clads, submarine torpedoes, and military balloons to pontoon bridges, grenades, and siege artillery, this excellent work describes what materiel was available to the armies and navies of both sides. Over 500 black-and-white illustrations.
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Celtic Mythology

Celtic Mythology by John Arnott MacCullochIllustrations from rare sources enhance this treasury detailing the strife and mythic powers of the gods, their loves and aid to mortals, and of famed heroes, pagans, and Christians.
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Jews and Arabs: A Concise History of Their Social and Cultural Relations

Jews and Arabs: A Concise History of Their Social and Cultural Relations by S. D. GoiteinFascinating study by eminent scholar explores 3,000 years of relations between Jews and Arabs. Topics include Jewish traditions in Islam, Islamic influence on Jewish philosophy, Jewish and Islamic mysticism and poetry.
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Reflections on Violence

Reflections on Violence by Georges SorelA noted revolutionary voices his belief in class warfare as a means of effecting lasting social change. His searching inquiry extends to the functions of violence, the sources of political power, and more.
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The Book of the Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage

The Book of the Sacred Magic of Abramelin the Mage by S. L. Macgregor MathersMedieval manuscript of ceremonial magic. Basic document in Aleister Crowley, Golden Dawn groups.
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Syllables of Recorded Time: The Story of the Canadian Authors Association 1921-1981

Syllables of Recorded Time: The Story of the Canadian Authors Association 1921-1981 by Lyn Harrington

Syllables of Recorded Time is a lively look at the development over the last six decades of a national authors' association, with all its problems and foibles.

Personalities such as Bliss Carman, Nellie McClung, Stephen Leacock, B.K. Sandwell, W.A.

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Interest Groups and Elections in Canada: Volume 2

Interest Groups and Elections in Canada: Volume 2 by F. Leslie Seidle

The two studies in Interest Groups and Elections in Canada explore the nature and influence of special interest groups. They consider different aspects of the question, "In the context of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, how can the laws

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Ships of Discovery and Exploration

Ships of Discovery and Exploration by Lincoln P. PaineLincoln P. Paine's SHIPS OF THE WORLD: AN HISTORICAL HISTORICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA was honored as one of the best reference books of the year by the New York Public Library, and Library Journal described it as "clearly the most fascinating book of the year."
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Erotic Utopia: The Decadent Imagination in Russia's Fin de Siècle

Erotic Utopia: The Decadent Imagination in Russia's Fin de Siècle by Olga MatichThe first generation of Russian modernists experienced a profound sense of anxiety. What made them unique was their utopian prescription for overcoming the inevitability of decline and death. They theorized their defiance of death by suggesting the immortalization
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Babes Remember: Unforgettable People, Places, and Things from the 50s and 60s

Babes Remember: Unforgettable People, Places, and Things from the 50s and 60s by Jill Larson Sundberg & Michael Larson

Sometimes we forget the goofy things that made us happy or the simplicity and possibility that was our past. Our lives are made up of fleeting moments--moments we wish we could've written down. Babes Remember is just that: a list of songs, people, ideas,

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World War II Glider Assault Tactics

World War II Glider Assault Tactics by Gordon RottmanFrom Eben Emael to Crete, Sicily, Market Garden, the Rhine, and Burma, glider-borne paratroopers brought extra firepower to bear using techniques that helicopter troops adapted for modern air cavalry techniques.

This book explains the development and organization

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Expatriate Paris: A Cultural and Literary Guide to Paris of the 1920s

Expatriate Paris: A Cultural and Literary Guide to Paris of the 1920s by Arlen J. HansenParis has long been a storied center of art and culture, and of romance, but in the 1920s its magnetism was especially irresistible. From around the world writers, artists, and composers steamed in, to visit or linger, some to reside. For travelers, Francophiles
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Nightmare¿s Fairy Tale: A Young Refugee's Home Fronts, 1938-1948

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Prostitutes and Courtesans in the Ancient World

Prostitutes and Courtesans in the Ancient World by Christopher A. FaraoneProstitutes and Courtesans in the Ancient World explores the implications of sex-for-pay across a broad span of time, from ancient Mesopotamia to the early Christian period. In ancient times, although they were socially marginal, prostitutes connected
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Cynicism and the Evolution of the American Dream

Cynicism and the Evolution of the American Dream by Wilber W. Caldwell
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War in European History, 1494û1660

War in European History, 1494û1660 by Jeremy Black
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Sacred Mushrooms of the Goddess: Secrets of Eleusis

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Pretext for Mass Murder: The September 30th Movement and Suharto's Coup d'État in Indonesia

Pretext for Mass Murder: The September 30th Movement and Suharto's Coup d'État in Indonesia by John RoosaIn the early morning hours of October 1, 1965, a group calling itself the September 30th Movement kidnapped and executed six generals of the Indonesian army, including its highest commander. The group claimed that it was attempting to preempt a coup, but
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The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl

The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan

In a tour de force of historical reportage, Timothy Egan's National Book Award–winning story rescues an iconic chapter of American history from the shadows.

The dust storms that terrorized the High Plains in the darkest years of the Depression

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One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer

One Bullet Away: The Making of a Marine Officer by Nathaniel C. FickIf the Marines are “the few, the proud," Recon Marines are the fewest and the proudest. Nathaniel Fick's career begins with a hellish summer at Quantico, after his junior year at Dartmouth. He leads a platoon in Afghanistan just after 9/11 and advances
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Among the Righteous

Among the Righteous by Robert SatloffWas there an Arab "Schindler?" The neverbefore- told story of the Holocaust in the Arab lands of North Africa, and one man's quest to find the truth
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While They're At War: The True Story of American Families on the Homefront

While They're At War: The True Story of American Families on the Homefront by Kristin HendersonMany Americans will never experience the gut-wrenching act of sending a loved one off to war, or the joy and stress of welcoming him or her home. Still less known to most of us are the anxiety-ridden moments between these two scenes, the day-to-day reality
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The Places in Between

The Places in Between by Rory StewartIn January 2002 Rory Stewart walked across Afghanistan-surviving by his wits, his knowledge of Persian dialects and Muslim customs, and the kindness of strangers. By day he passed through mountains covered in nine feet of snow, hamlets burned and emptied
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The Accidental President of Brazil: A Memoir

The Accidental President of Brazil: A Memoir by Fernando CardosoWhat is it like to govern one of the world's most notoriously ungovernable, most vibrant countries? Brazil's former president offers a candid, wry, illuminating view.
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The Death of Hitler: The Full Story with New Evidence from Secret Russian Archives

The Death of Hitler: The Full Story with New Evidence from Secret Russian Archives by Ada Petrova & Peter Watson

"Revealing and well-written. . . . A significant book."—Houston Chronicle

It is one of the most enduring mysteries of the twentieth century: how, exactly, Adolf Hitler died and what happened to his remains. With access to the Russians' Hitler
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The Mikado's Empire: A History of Japan from the Age of Gods to the Meiji Era (660 BC - AD 1872)

The Mikado's Empire: A History of Japan from the Age of Gods to the Meiji Era (660 BC - AD 1872) by William Elliot Griffis"A series of brilliant tableaux."-Harper's (1876). In its day the most popular book on the then-mysterious nation of Japan, this volume covers the history and culture of Japan from the earliest times to the Meiji Restoration of 1868. Included in literature,
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A Diplomat in Japan: The Inner History of the Critical Years in the Evolution of Japan When the Ports Were Opened and the Monarc

A Diplomat in Japan: The Inner History of the Critical Years in the Evolution of Japan When the Ports Were Opened and the Monarc by Ernest Mason SatowBased on the author's detailed diary, personal encounters, and keen memory, this book is a record of the inner history of the critical years of social and political upheaval that accompanied Japan's first encounters with the West around the time of the
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The Mirror at Midnight: A South African Journey

The Mirror at Midnight: A South African Journey by Adam HochschildHistory lies heavily on South Africa, and Adam Hochschild brings to bear a lifetime's familiarity with the country in an eye-opening work that blends history and reportage. Hochschild looks at the tensions of modern South Africa through a dramatic prism:
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The Millionaires' Unit: The Aristocratic Flyboys Who Fought the Great War and Invented American Air Power

The Millionaires' Unit: The Aristocratic Flyboys Who Fought the Great War and Invented American Air Power by Marc WortmanThe never-before-told true story of six friends, young men of privilege, who risked it all when history called them to fight for the allies in World War I
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The Armed Forces Officer

The Armed Forces Officer by U. S. Department of Defense
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Island of the Lost: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World

Island of the Lost: Shipwrecked at the Edge of the World by Joan DruettAuckland Island is a godforsaken place in the middle of the Southern Ocean, 285 miles south of New Zealand. With year-round freezing rain and howling winds, it is one of the most forbidding places in the world. To be shipwrecked there means almost certain
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The Wonga Coup: Guns, Thugs, and a Ruthless Determination to Create Mayhem in an Oil-Rich Corner of Africa

The Wonga Coup: Guns, Thugs, and a Ruthless Determination to Create Mayhem in an Oil-Rich Corner of Africa by Adam RobertsA real life version of THE DOGS OF WAR in which a band of mercenaries plots to over throw a venal government of the newly oil-rich nation of Equatorial Guinea
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The Americano: Fighting with Castro for Cuba's Freedom

The Americano: Fighting with Castro for Cuba's Freedom by Aran Shetterly"Why do I fight here in this land so foreign to my own? Why did I come here far from my home and family?...

Is it because I seek adventure? No...

I am here because I believe that the most important thing for free men to do is to protect the freedom of

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Spalding's World Tour: The Epic Adventure that Took Baseball Around the Globe - And Made it America's Game

Spalding's World Tour: The Epic Adventure that Took Baseball Around the Globe - And Made it America's Game by Mark LamsterFor Father's Day and the baseball season: This Gilded Age adventure of a great showman, an extraordinary voyage, and 19th century baseball could well be titled "Around the World in Eighty Games"
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Bombing Iran-Osirak And Beyond -Analysis - News - Views And Statistics ( A Special Report )

Bombing Iran-Osirak And Beyond -Analysis - News - Views And Statistics ( A Special Report ) by David PeacemanThis is a special report about Iran's nuclear ambitions and how the world would be look like if Iran acquires a WMD and how the world can stop them acquiring WMD. Tehran denies that it has military ambitions for its nuclear activities and it has pledged
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Founding Fathers: The Essential Guide to the Men Who Made America

Founding Fathers: The Essential Guide to the Men Who Made America by Encyclopedia BritannicaAn authoritative, accessible guide to the figures who shaped a nation

How did upstart colonists solidify the ideas celebrated in the Declaration of Independence and defeat the powerful British army? How did thinkers from disparate backgrounds shape a government

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Infernal Device: Machinery of Torture and Execution

Infernal Device: Machinery of Torture and Execution by Erik RuhlingErik Ruhling assembles an unmatched array of torture tools invented exclusively for the infliction of pain and the ending of life, each carefully researched with an accompanying full-color, highly detailed rendering. This beautifully presented book features
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The Fall of the Berlin Wall

The Fall of the Berlin Wall by William F. Buckley"Eloquent . . . immensely readable . . . the saga of the victory of capitalism over the brutal and irrational fraud that was state socialism."
-The Baltimore Sun

"Buckley's lucid account celebrates the tenacity of the human spirit and the will to achieve

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False Alarm: The Truth about the Epidemic of Fear

False Alarm: The Truth about the Epidemic of Fear by Marc SiegelLife today for citizens of the developed world is safer, easier, and healthier than for any other people in history thanks to modern medicine, science, technology, and intelligence. So why is an epidemic of fear sweeping America? The answer, according
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As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Escape from a Siberian Labor Camp and His 3-Year Trek

As Far as My Feet Will Carry Me: The Extraordinary True Story of One Man's Escape from a Siberian Labor Camp and His 3-Year Trek by Josef M. BauerIn 1944, German paratrooper Clemens Forell was captured by the Soviets and sentenced to twenty-five years of labor in a Siberian lead mine. In the Gulags, this was virtually a death sentence. Driven to desperation by the brutality of the prison camp, he
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Into the House of the Ancestors: Inside the New Africa

Into the House of the Ancestors: Inside the New Africa by Karl MaierExperience Africa's vibrant and volatile struggle at the crossroads between tradition and modernity . . .

INTO THE HOUSE OF THE ANCESTORS

"Rich . . . fascinating." --The New York Times Book Review

"A master of eyewitness description and of the telling

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The Knights of Bushido: A History of Japanese War Crimes During World War II

The Knights of Bushido: A History of Japanese War Crimes During World War II by Russell of LiverpoolThe war crimes trials at Nuremberg and Tokyo meted out the Allies' official justice; Lord Russell of Liverpool's sensational bestselling books on the Axis' war crimes decided the public's opinion. The Knights of Bushido, Russell's shocking account of
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The N Word: Who Can Say It, Who Shouldn't, and Why

The N Word: Who Can Say It, Who Shouldn't, and Why by Jabari AsimThe debate over the N word touches almost every aspect of American popular culture. Does it ever have an appropriate place in the media? Are rappers justified in using it? Should Huckleberry Finn, which repeats it 215 times, be taught in high school?
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The Truth About Camp David: The Untold Story About the Collapse of the Middle East Peace Process

The Truth About Camp David: The Untold Story About the Collapse of the Middle East Peace Process by Clayton E. SwisherThe collapse of both sets of Arab-Israeli negotiations in 2000 led not only to recrimination and bloodshed, with the outbreak of the second intifada, but to the creation of a new myth. Syrian and Palestinian intransigence was blamed for the current disastrous
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Baghdad Burning II: More Girl Blog from Iraq

Baghdad Burning II: More Girl Blog from Iraq by RiverbendGripping portraits of life under the occupation, insurgency and suicide bombings by internationally acclaimed Iraqi blogger.
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Save the Deli: In Search of Perfect Pastrami, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jewish Delicatessen

Save the Deli: In Search of Perfect Pastrami, Crusty Rye, and the Heart of Jewish Delicatessen by David SaxThe story of the Jewish deli follows the story of the Jewish diaspora. But delis and their food have fallen dramatically in number and quality over the past few decades. David Sax set out on a mission to find out why--and whether there is any hope to SAVE
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September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows: Turning Tragedy into Hope for a Better World

September 11th Families for Peaceful Tomorrows: Turning Tragedy into Hope for a Better World by David PotortiThe Nobel Peace Prize-nominated families of 9-11 victims organizing for peace, against the war on Iraq.
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Playing President: My Close Ecounters with Nixon, Carter, Bush I, Reagan, and Clinton - and How They Did Not Prepare Me for Geor

Playing President: My Close Ecounters with Nixon, Carter, Bush I, Reagan, and Clinton - and How They Did Not Prepare Me for Geor by Robert ScheerAward-wnning L.A. Times columnist Scheer offers unique insider perspectives on every president from Nixon to Bush Jr.
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Hero of the Pacific: The Life of Marine Legend John Basilone

Hero of the Pacific: The Life of Marine Legend John Basilone by James BradyFrom New York Times bestselling author James Brady-the story of Marine legend John Basilone, one of three main characters in HBO's The Pacific

Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone was a Marine legend who received the Medal of Honor for holding off 3,000

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My Life as an Indian: The Story of a Red Woman and a White Man in the Lodges of the Blackfeet

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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.

In 1994, the United States

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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

Soviet Partisan 1941-44 by Nik CornishThe partisan war in the Soviet Union from 1941 to 1944 has been the subject of considerable political manipulation in the decades following 1945. In great part this was due to the need to project the image of a country united behind Joseph Stalin and the
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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

Oveta Culp Hobby: Colonel, Cabinet Member, Philanthropist by Debra L. WinegartenOveta Culp Hobby (1905-1995) had a lifetime of stellar achievement. During World War II, she was asked to build a women's army from scratch-and did. Hobby became Director of the Women's Army Corps and the first Army woman to earn the rank of colonel. President
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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

Assignment: Oswald by James P. Hosty & Thomas Hosty

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

Lion Rampant - Medieval Wargaming Rules by Daniel MerseyLion Rampant is a set of rules designed for fighting historical or Hollywood battles in the medieval period from the Norman Conquest to the Hundred Years' War. This period is well suited to large skirmish gaming as played with Lion Rampant as it was
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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

American Politics: A Beginner's Guide by Jon RoperThis dynamic Beginner's Guide covers everything you need to know about American politics today. Exploring the principles enshrined in the Declaration of Independence and Constitution, Jon Roper asks whether the politics of personality have become too pervasive
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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

Iran: A Beginner's Guide by Homa KatouzianAs the Western-Iranian impasse continues to dominate international affairs, politicians and the media confidently proclaim Iran the greatest threat to the Western World. But this villainous mask obscures a far more complex identity formed by a vibrant
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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

The French Revolution: A Beginner's Guide by Peter DaviesBlending narrative with analysis, Peter Davies explores a time of obscene opulence, mass starvation, and ground-breaking ideals; where the streets of Paris ran red with blood, and when even the efficient guillotine was unable to despatch enough "counter-revolutionaries"
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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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The Real Hornblower: The Life and Times of Admiral Sir James Gordon

The Real Hornblower: The Life and Times of Admiral Sir James Gordon by Bryan PerrettFirst published in 1997, The Real Hornblower offers a comprehensive and engaging account of the life and times of this great naval admiral. Ever since C.S. Forester's fictional hero Horatio Hornblower began to delight and enthral readers, there has been
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Captivity of the Oatman Girls: Being an Interesting Narrative of Life among the Apache and Mohave Indians

Captivity of the Oatman Girls: Being an Interesting Narrative of Life among the Apache and Mohave Indians by Royal B. StrattonA dramatic true story of captivity on the American frontier.

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

The Middle East: A Beginner's Guide by Philip RobinsStuffed with historical background, real-life examples, profiles of key figures from Nasser to Gadaffi, and popular jokes from the region, The Middle East: A Beginner's Guide is easy-to-read and full of insight. Philip Robins is University Lecturer in
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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

Apache Warrior 1860-86 by Robert WattFocusing on the Chiricahua Apache, led by such famous warriors as Cochise Mangas Coloradas, Victorio, Nana and Geronimo, this book strips away the myths behind the history of some of the feared opponents of the US Army in the southwest United States. It
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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

Wolf of the Deep: Raphael Semmes and the Notorious Confederate Raider CSS Alabama by Stephen FoxThe electrifying story of Raphael Semmes and the CSS Alabama, the Confederate raider that destroyed Union ocean shipping and took more prizes than any other raider in naval history.

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

Lightning Out of Lebanon: Hezbollah Terrorists on American Soil by Barbara Newman & Tom DiazBefore September 11, 2001, one terrorist group had killed more Americans than any other: Hezbollah, the "Party of God." Today it remains potentially more dangerous than even al Qaeda. Yet little has been known about its inner workings, past successes,
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Down Range: Navy SEALs in the War on Terrorism

Down Range: Navy SEALs in the War on Terrorism by Dick CouchIn America's battle against al-Qaeda and their allies, the goal of the Navy SEALs is to be the best guns in the fight—stealthy, effective, professional, and lethal. Here for the first time is a SEAL insider's battle history of these Special Operations
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Stealing God's Thunder: Benjamin Franklin's Lightning Rod and the Invention of America

Stealing God's Thunder: Benjamin Franklin's Lightning Rod and the Invention of America by Philip Dray"We forget, living in this era of heavily patented research and closely guarded results, how wonderfully exciting the scientific world used to be. In Stealing God's Thunder, the story of Benjamin Franklin's invention of the lightening rod and the resulting
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Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2

Plutarch's Lives, Volume 2 by PlutarchPlutarch's Lives, written at the beginning of the second century A.D., is a brilliant social history of the ancient world by one of the greatest biographers and moralists of all time. In what is by far his most famous and influential work, Plutarch reveals
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Our Town: A Heartland Lynching, a Haunted Town, and the Hidden History of White America

Our Town: A Heartland Lynching, a Haunted Town, and the Hidden History of White America by Cynthia CarrThe brutal lynching of two young black men in Marion, Indiana, on August 7, 1930, cast a shadow over the town that still lingers. It is only one event in the long and complicated history of race relations in Marion, a history much ignored and considered
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First Into Nagasaki: The Censored Eyewitness Dispatches on Post-Atomic Japan and Its Prisoners of War

First Into Nagasaki: The Censored Eyewitness Dispatches on Post-Atomic Japan and Its Prisoners of War by George Weller & Anthony WellerGeorge Weller was a Pulitzer Prize–winning reporter who covered World War II across Europe, Africa, and Asia. At the war's end in September 1945, under General MacArthur's media blackout, correspondents were forbidden to enter both Nagasaki and Hiroshima.
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Keats: Poems

Keats: Poems by John KeatsThese Everyman's Library Pocket Poets hardcover editions are popular for their compact size and reasonable price which do not compromise content. Poems: Keats contains a full selection of Keats's work, including his lyric poems, narrative poems, letters,
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Daughters of Ireland: The Rebellious Kingsborough Sisters and the Making of a Modern Nation

Daughters of Ireland: The Rebellious Kingsborough Sisters and the Making of a Modern Nation by Janet ToddThey were known as the Ascendancy, the dashing aristocratic elite that controlled Irish politics and society at the end of the eighteenth century—and at their pinnacle stood Caroline and Robert King, Lord and Lady Kingsborough of Mitchelstown Castle.
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Last Train to Paradise: Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean

Last Train to Paradise: Henry Flagler and the Spectacular Rise and Fall of the Railroad that Crossed an Ocean by Les StandifordLast Train to Paradise is acclaimed novelist Les Standiford's fast-paced and gripping true account of the extraordinary construction and spectacular demise of the Key West Railroad—one of the greatest engineering feats ever undertaken, destroyed
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Home Fires Burning: Married to the Military-for Better or Worse

Home Fires Burning: Married to the Military-for Better or Worse by Karen HouppertAs taps echoes across the cookie-cutter housing areas of upstate New York's Fort Drum, the wives turn on the evening news, both hoping for and dreading word of their husbands overseas. It's a ritual played out on military bases across the nation as the
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The Distancers

The Distancers by Lee SandlinIn The Distancers, seven generations worth of joy and heartache is artfully forged into a family portrait that is at once universally American yet singularly Lee Sandlin's own. From the nineteenth century German immigrants who settled on a small Midwestern
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Wild Grass: Three Stories of Change in Modern China

Wild Grass: Three Stories of Change in Modern China by Ian JohnsonIn Wild Grass, Pulitzer Prize—winning journalist Ian Johnson tells the stories of three ordinary Chinese citizens moved to extraordinary acts of courage: a peasant legal clerk who filed a class-action suit on behalf of overtaxed farmers, a young
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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

The Peopling of British North America: An Introduction by Bernard BailynIn this introduction to his large-scale work The Peopling of British North America, Bernard Bailyn identifies central themes in a formative passage of our history: the transatlantic transfer of people from the Old World to the North American continent
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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

MacArthur's Victory: The War in New Guinea, 1943-1944 by Harry GaileyA GREAT WARRIOR AT THE PEAK OF HIS POWERS

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

Race of the Century: The Heroic True Story of the 1908 New York to Paris Auto Race by Julie M. FensterOn the morning of February 12, 1908, six cars from four different countries lined up in the swirling snow of Times Square, surrounded by a frenzied crowd of 250,000. The seventeen men who started the New York to Paris auto race were an international roster
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How America Got It Right: The U.S. March to Military and Political Supremacy

How America Got It Right: The U.S. March to Military and Political Supremacy by Bevin AlexanderAt last, a historian tells the truth about America's role in the world—refuting the lies of anti-American propagandists.

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

Hitler's Gladiator: The Life and Wars of Panzer Army Commander Sepp Dietrich by Charles MessengerA charismatic yet notorious character, Sepp Dietrich the man is impossible to separate from Sepp Dietrich the General, who was awarded twenty-four different honors during his service to the Nazi party and was known for his devotion to his men as he led
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Lee's Last Campaign: The Story of Lee and His Men Against Grant-1864

Lee's Last Campaign: The Story of Lee and His Men Against Grant-1864 by Clifford DowdeyBy May 1864, General Robert E. Lee had been transformed from a young soldier into a gray-haired patriarch of the Confederate cause. As Lee struggled to keep his ragged soldiers alive, he faced pressure from two fronts. Grant's Union Army not only had superior
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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

Hitler's Last Secretary: A Firsthand Account of Life with Hitler by Traudl JungeIn 1942 Germany, Traudl Junge was a young woman with dreams of becoming a ballerina when she was offered the chance of a lifetime. At the age of twenty-two she became private secretary to Adolf Hitler and served him for two and a half years, right up to
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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

Wallenberg: The Incredible True Story of the Man Who Saved the Jews of Budapest by Kati MartonA fearless young Swede whose efforts saved countless Hungarian Jews from certain death at the hands of Adolf Eichmann, Raoul Wallenberg was one of the true heroes to emerge during the Nazi occupation of Eu-rope. He left a life of privilege and, against
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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

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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.

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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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Out Of America: A Black Man Confronts Africa

Out Of America: A Black Man Confronts Africa by Keith RichburgNothing in Keith Richburg's long and respected journalistic career at the Washington Post prepared him for what he would encounter as the paper's correspondent in Africa. He found a continent where brutal murder had become routine, where dictators and
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Africa Doesn't Matter: How the West Has Failed the Poorest Continent and What We Can Do About It

Africa Doesn't Matter: How the West Has Failed the Poorest Continent and What We Can Do About It by Giles BoltonWhat happens to the billions of aid dollars given yearly? Why do trade rules that fail African countries also cost us at the checkout line? Why don't the African people matter? In this engaging, jargon-free, reader-friendly guide, longtime aid worker and
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The Ninja and Their Secret Fighting Art

The Ninja and Their Secret Fighting Art by Stephen HayesIn feudal Japan, ninja warriors were credited with supernatural powers of invisibility and ways of learning any secret. They also were feared for their skill in espionage and assassination. Behind these legends is the reality of an ancient, sophisticated,
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Blowgun Techniques: The Definitive Guide to Modern and Traditional Blowgun Techniques

Blowgun Techniques: The Definitive Guide to Modern and Traditional Blowgun Techniques by Amante Marinas Sr.Downloadable Media Included.

Blowgun Techniques is a complete introduction to one of the world's oldest weapons. It provides detailed explanations and instructions on all aspects of the blowgun's use—from grips and stances, to targets and trajectories,

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Asian Accents: Stunning Decorating and Entertaining Ideas

Asian Accents: Stunning Decorating and Entertaining Ideas by Lisa Kim-Tribolati & Martyne KupciunasAsian Accents fuses an Eastern tradition of serenity and balance with a Western sense of fun and curiosity. Experience the diversity and richness of Asian culture and welcome the exotic furnishings, textiles and flavors of Asia into your home.

From casual

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Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft

Kon-Tiki: Across the Pacific by Raft by Thor Heyerdahl“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 men came to seek a dangerous path to test a scientific theory.
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The Tower: A Chronicle of Climbing and Controversy on Cerro Torre

The Tower: A Chronicle of Climbing and Controversy on Cerro Torre by Kelly CordesPatagonia's Cerro Torre, considered by many the most beautiful peak in the world, draws the finest and most devoted technical alpinists to its climbing challenges. But controversy has swirled around this ice-capped peak since Cesare Maestri claimed first
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Analects

Analects by David HintonWhile Confucius failed in his lifetime to rescue a crumbling civilization with his teachings, he was to become the most influential sage in human history. His thought, still remarkably current and even innovative after 2500 years, survives here in The
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Chuang Tzu

Chuang Tzu by David HintonRevered for millennia in the Chinese spiritual tradition, Chuang Tzu stands alongside the Tao Te Ching as a founding classic of Taoism. The Inner Chapters are the only sustained section of this text widely believed to be the work of Chuang Tzu himself,
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Analects

Analects by David HintonWhile Confucius failed in his lifetime to rescue a crumbling civilization with his teachings, he was to become the most influential sage in human history. His thought, still remarkably current and even innovative after 2500 years, survives here in The
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Chuang Tzu

Chuang Tzu by David HintonRevered for millennia in the Chinese spiritual tradition, Chuang Tzu stands alongside the Tao Te Ching as a founding classic of Taoism. The Inner Chapters are the only sustained section of this text widely believed to be the work of Chuang Tzu himself,
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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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Jacobs Beach: The Mob, the Fights, the Fifties

Jacobs Beach: The Mob, the Fights, the Fifties by Kevin Mitchell

The story of New York in the fifties – of rat pack cool and the fading of the Mob's glamour, brilliantly told through the prism of Madison Square Garden.

New York in the Fifties was the most interesting and most vibrant city in the world. New York

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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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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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