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    Monstrous Births and Visual Culture in Sixteenth-Century Germany by Jennifer Spinks    Letters to a Friend by Rabindranath Tagore    Out of Time in Wan Chai by Tong Fan    Of Limits and Growth by Stephen Macekura    The Social Sex: A History of Female Friendship by Marilyn Yalom & Theresa Donovan Brown    Diagnostic Imaging of Child Abuse by Paul K. Kleinman    At the Mind's Limits: Contemplations by a Survivor on Auschwitz and Its Realities by Jean Amery    A Century of Ambivalence: The Jews of Russia and the Soviet Union, 1881 to the Present by Zvi Gitelman    More Than Chattel: Black Women and Slavery in the Americas by David Barry Gaspar    Mass Culture in Soviet Russia: Tales, Poems, Songs, Movies, Plays, and Folklore, 1917-1953 by James Von Geldern    Village Life in Late Tsarist Russia by Olga Semyonova Tian-Shanskaia    Servants of Satan: The Age of the Witch Hunts by Joseph Klaits    Sixteen Cowries: Yoruba Divination from Africa to the New World by William W. Bascom    The General and the Genius: Groves and Oppenheimer ? The Unlikely Partnership that Built the Atom Bomb by James Kunetka    Inside/Outside: Six Plays from Palestine and the Diaspora by Ismail Khalidi    Scotland and Poland: Historical Encounters, 1500-2010 by Tom Devine    Essays About American Indian Cultures and Traditions by Roberto Miguel Rodriguez    Essays About the Revolution In Nicaragua and a Psychological Profile of Ernesto Che Guevara by Roberto Miguel Rodriguez    Drink in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries by Barbara Schmidt-Haberkamp    Jewish Immigrants in London, 1880-1939 by Susan L. Tananbaum    Celestial Wonders in Reformation Germany by Ken Kurihara    Religious Diaspora in Early Modern Europe: Strategies of Exile by Timothy G. Fehler    Interpreting Sexual Violence, 1660-1800 by Anne Leah Greenfield    Gender and Space in Rural Britain, 1840-1920 by Charlotte Mathieson    Electing Cromwell: The Making of a Politician by Andrew Barclay    Priestly Resistance to the Early Reformation in Germany by Jourden Travis Moger    The Immigrant A Journey of Good Hope by Jennie Gungiah    The Fifth Age of the Tree of Life Calendar, the True Christ Revealed by Dennis J. Foley    The Nivelle Offensive and the Battle of the Aisne 1917: A Battlefield Guide to the Chemin des Dames by Andrew Uffindell    Labor Camp Socialism: The Gulag in the Soviet Totalitarian System: The Gulag in the Soviet Totalitarian System by Galina Mikhailovna Ivanova & Donald J. Raleigh & Galina Mikhailovna    Commercial Networks and European Cities, 1400-1800 by Andrea Caracausi    Patriotism Perverted: Captain Ramsay, the Right Club, and British Anti-Semitism, 1939-1940 by Richard Griffiths    Old Age and Disease in Early Modern Medicine by Daniel Sch?fer    Radicals in America by Howard Brick & Christopher Phelps    Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World by Seth M. Siegel    The Crime and the Silence: Confronting the Massacre of Jews in Wartime Jedwabne by Anna Bikont    The Seed of Immortality: Mahjong at Changshou Shan by Goodman Wayne    The Neanderthal Legacy: An Archaeological Perspective from Western Europe by Paul A. Mellars    Nations and Citizens in Yugoslavia and the Post-Yugoslav States: One Hundred Years of Citizenship by Igor ??tiks    Freedom and Civilization by Bronislaw Malinowski    Origin Myth of Me: Reflections of Our Origins Creation of the Lulu by S. J. Toole    Antioch on the Orontes: A History and a Guide by J?rgen Christensen-Ernst    The Greek War of Independence: The Struggle for Freedom and the Birth of Modern Greece by David Brewer    Suicide Squads: The Men and Machines of World War II Special Operations by Richard O'Neill    The Vietnam War: The History of America's Conflict in Southeast Asia by General William C. Westmoreland    The Pacific War: The Story of the Bitter Struggle in the Pacific Theatre of World War II by Bernard C. Nalty    The Battle of Britain: The Greatest Battle in the History of Air Warfare by Bickers Richard Townshend    Warfare in the Classical World: War and the Ancient Civilisations of Greece and Rome by John Warry    Warfare and the Third Reich: The Rise and Fall of Hitler's Armed Forces by Christopher Chant    Death By Mustard Gas: How Military Secrecy and Lost Weapons Can Kill by Geoff Plunkett & Army History Unit & Australia. Department of Defence
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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.

The book begins in the Old Prussia

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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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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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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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Hunting Pirate Heaven

Hunting Pirate Heaven by Kevin RushbyHitching rides on a motley assortment of freighters, dhows, yachts, and fishing smacks, Kevin Rushby sailed up the east coast of Africa in search of the lost pirate settlements that, in the sixteenth century, were established on the islands and atolls
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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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The Pessimist's Guide to History 3e

The Pessimist's Guide to History 3e by Doris Flexner

The classic irreverent look at the past—now updated with even more appalling facts!

Fourteen billion or so years ago, the Big Bang exploded—and it's been downhill from there. For every spectacular discovery throughout history, there have been hundreds

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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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Barbara Winter23 Dec 2010$13.00

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East Yorkshire Folk Tales

East Yorkshire Folk Tales by Ingrid BartonEast Yorkshire is ripe with tales of fairy gold and illusive characters. The county's folklore is engrained in every port, cliff and bridge, passed on through whispered accounts of witches long dead, legends of strange creatures or the bawdy tales of adventuring
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Merseyside Tales: Curious and Amazing True Stories from History

Merseyside Tales: Curious and Amazing True Stories from History by Ken PyeThis fantastic collection of true tales celebrates the strange and curious secrets of Merseyside history. The fifty stories inside - from the tight-rope walking lion at the zoo to the twelve young women 'smothered by the incurable malady they caught of
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Dublin Urban Legends: The Drowned Bus and Other Stories

Dublin Urban Legends: The Drowned Bus and Other Stories by Brendan NolanWho stole the Irish crown jewels? Is there a secret tunnel in O'Connell Street? And did the word 'quiz' originate in Dublin as the result of a bet? Urban legends are the funny and frightening folklore people share today. Just like the early folk tales
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Corduroy

Corduroy by Adrian Bell

Corduroy was first published in 1930. It was followed by Silver Ley in 1931 and The Cherry Tree

in 1932. Together they form a trilogy that has been described as 'the classic account of a twentieth-century Englishman's conversion to rural life'.

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Admirals

Admirals by Andrew LambertA riveting account of the men who built Britain's astounding fighting force on the seas.
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Morocco under King Hassan

Morocco under King Hassan by Stephen HughesWritten by a foreign correspondent resident in Morocco since 1952, "Morocco under King Hassan" is an impartial chronicle of all the major events in the North African kingdom during this period, relating how the king, who claimed to be a direct descendent
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The Sleep of Reason: The James Bulger Case

The Sleep of Reason: The James Bulger Case by David James Smith & David James Smith

Friday, February 12 1993. Two outwardly unremarkable ten-year-old boys, Robert Thompson and Jon Venables, began their day playing truant and ended it running an errand for a local video shop. In between they abducted and killed the toddler James Bulger.

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Morocco under King Hassan

Morocco under King Hassan by Stephen HughesWritten by a foreign correspondent resident in Morocco since 1952, "Morocco under King Hassan" is an impartial chronicle of all the major events in the North African kingdom during this period, relating how the king, who claimed to be a direct descendent
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Royal Murders

Royal Murders by Dulcie AshdownThis book examines the motives, means and consequences of the murders among members of Europe's ruling families over the last 1,000 years. Plucking true stories due to their historical significance and sheer intrigue, this book relates violent deaths amid
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Ein Volk, Ein Reich: Nine Lives Under the Nazis

Ein Volk, Ein Reich: Nine Lives Under the Nazis by Louis HagenWhen Louis Hagen returned to Berlin immediately after the war, having survived not only incarceration and torture in a German concentration camp but also the Battle of Arnhem, it was through a desire to see the great German eagle toppled, its talons drawn.
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Eleanor the Secret Queen: The Woman Who put Richard III on the Throne

Eleanor the Secret Queen: The Woman Who put Richard III on the Throne by John Ashdown-HillWhen Edward IV died in 1483, the Yorkist succession was called into question by doubts about the legitimacy of his son, Edward (one of the 'Princes in the Tower'). The crown therefore passed to Edward's undoubtedly legitimate younger brother, Richard,
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Anne Neville: Queen to Richard III

Anne Neville: Queen to Richard III by Michael HicksAnne Neville was queen to England's most notorious king, Richard III. She was immortalised by Shakespeare for the remarkable nature of her marriage, a union which brought together a sorrowing widow with her husband's murderer. Anne's misfortune did not
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Kings, Queens, Bones & Bastards: Who's Who in the English Monarchy from Egbert to Elizabeth II

Kings, Queens, Bones & Bastards: Who's Who in the English Monarchy from Egbert to Elizabeth II by David HilliamWho invented the 'House of Windsor' as a royal name? Who founded Westminster Abbey? Which king had twenty-one illegitimate children? David Hilliam answers all of these questions and more. Here is a continuous history of the English monarchy, showing how
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Poland Alone: Britain, SOE and the Collapse of the Polish Resistance 1944

Poland Alone: Britain, SOE and the Collapse of the Polish Resistance 1944 by Jonathan WalkerPoland was the 'tripwire' that brought Britain into the Second World War but neither Britain, nor Poland's older ally, France, had the material means to prevent Poland being overrun. The broadcast, 'Poland is no longer alone' had a distinctly hollow ring.
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The Grail Chronicles: Tracing the Holy Grail from the Last Supper to its Current Location

The Grail Chronicles: Tracing the Holy Grail from the Last Supper to its Current Location by E. C. ColemanThis is the story of a plain silver chalice from the first century AD that now rests in the heart of England. From its momentous beginnings as the cup used by Christ at the Last Supper, and as the vessel used to catch His blood at the Crucifixion, to its
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Richard III and the Murder in the Tower

Richard III and the Murder in the Tower by Peter HancockRichard III is accused of murdering his nephews (the 'Princes in the Tower') in order to usurp the throne of England. Since Tudor times he has been painted as the 'black legend', the murderous uncle. However, the truth is much more complicated and interesting.
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Working for Victory: A Diary of Life in a Second World War Factory

Working for Victory: A Diary of Life in a Second World War Factory by Sue BruleyDuring the Second World War, over 1.5 million women found themselves thrust into the previously male dominated domain of the workplace, having to learn new skills within a matter of weeks. Their contribution to the war effort often remains unheralded,
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SOE's Secret Weapons Centre: Station 12

SOE's Secret Weapons Centre: Station 12 by Des TurnerThe full story of Aston House in the Second World War has never been told before. Its activities were top secret and as important to the Allied war effort as those of Bletchley Park, but in a different way. Situated near Stevenage, Aston House was one
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Last of the Ten Fighter Boys

Last of the Ten Fighter Boys by Jimmy CorbinIn 1940, against the backdrop of the Battle of Britain, 66 Squadron's commanding officier, Squadron Leader Athol Forbes, asked ten of his pilots to record their experiences of flying one of the greatest aerial battles ever waged. The Ten Fighter Boys,
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Harold: The Last Anglo-Saxon King

Harold: The Last Anglo-Saxon King by Ian WalkerKing Harold Godwineson (c.1022-66) is one of history's shadowy figures, known mainly for his defeat and death at the Battle of Hastings. His true status and achievements have been overshadowed by the events of October 1066 and by the bias imposed by the
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Flying for Freedom: The Allied Air Forces in the RAF 1939-45

Flying for Freedom: The Allied Air Forces in the RAF 1939-45 by Alan BrownAfter the Dunkirk debacle in May 1940, Britain's primary weapon of defence was her air force. The exploits of the RAF's bomber crews and fighter pilots featured almost nightly on the radio and in the cinema newsreels; the men themselves were the objects
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The Great British Christmas

The Great British Christmas by Maria HubertThis book presents a delightful history of how Christmas has been celebrated in Britain over the past 2,000 years from the legend of Arthur pulling the sword from the stone one Christmas day, to when the Puritan Parliament tried to 'ban' Christmas, through
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Joan of Arc: A Military Leader

Joan of Arc: A Military Leader by Kelly DeVriesIn 1428 a young girl from a small French village approached the royal castle of Vaucouleurs with a now famous tales. Heavenly voices, she said, had told her to seek out the Dauphin, Charles, so that he might give her an army with which to deliver France
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Katherine Swynford: The History of a Medieval Mistress

Katherine Swynford: The History of a Medieval Mistress by Jeannette LucraftKatherine Swynford -- sexual temptress or powerful woman at the centre of the medieval court? This book unravels the many myths and legacies of this fascinating woman, to show her in a whole new life. Katherine was sister-in-law to Geoffrey Chaucer and
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Goering and Goering: Hitler's Henchman and his anti-Nazi Brother

Goering and Goering: Hitler's Henchman and his anti-Nazi Brother by James WyllieThey were the most unlikely siblings -- one, Adolf Hitler's most trusted henchman, the other a fervent anti-Nazi. Hermann Goering was a founder member of the Nazi Party, who became commander of the Luftwaffe, ordering the terror bombing of civilians and
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Mr Brown's War: A Diary from the Home Front

Mr Brown's War: A Diary from the Home Front by Helen MillgateRichard Brown kept a personal diary throughout the whole of the Second World War. He used it to record the course of the conflict as he perceived it, gleaned from the newspapers, the wireless and hearsay. As well as describing the development of the war,
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War's Forgotten Women: British Widows of the Second World War

War's Forgotten Women: British Widows of the Second World War by Helen Millgate & Maureen ShawThe Second World War widows were the 'forgotten women', largely ignored by the government and the majority of the population. The men who died in the service of their country were rightly honoured, but the widows and orphans they left behind were soon
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Random Acts of Politeness: Eccentric, Quirky and Occasionally Suicidal Examples of Selflessness and Courtesy

Random Acts of Politeness: Eccentric, Quirky and Occasionally Suicidal Examples of Selflessness and Courtesy by Andrew TaylorDrawn from many sources, this engaging collection demonstrates that 'gentlemanly behaviour' transcends all barriers, from gender and wealth to age and class - here are noble acts by footballers and fashionistas, television personalities and teenagers,
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Pleasures and Pastimes in Tudor England

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SOE: The Scientific Secrets

SOE: The Scientific Secrets by Frederic Boyce & Douglas EverettThe history of the Special Operations Executive during World War II has been the subject of many books down the years. This is a detailed account of the development of equipment and techniques upon which the success of its subversive activities relied.
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The Silver Tassie

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Ireland, World War One. Dashing Harry Heegan leads his football team to victory, arriving home in swaggering celebration before he grabs his kit and heads for the trenches. A nightmare world awaits, the men, reduced to cannon fodder, speaking in mangled

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Enduring Song

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France, 1096. Matthew, a young French knight, sets out on the First Crusade. Behind him he leaves a broken family, a crumbling ancestral farm and a teenage sister who must save it all from ruin. From the fields of France to the churches of Antioch and

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Druze, The: Culture, History, Prospects

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The Lost Distilleries of Ireland

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A Social History of the Fool

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Essex Ghost Tales

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Little Book of Carmarthenshire

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The P G Wodehouse Miscellany

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The Little Book of the 1970s

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Frogley, Cockhead & Crutch: A Celebration of Humorous Names from Oxfordshire's History

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Chasing Black Gold: The Incredible True Story of a Fuel Smuggler in Africa

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Love and War in the WRNS: Letters Home 1940-46

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The Little Book of Cardiff

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This New Noise: The Extraordinary Birth and Troubled Life of the BBC

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Scotland and Poland: Historical Encounters, 1500-2010

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The Town That Died: The story of the world's greatest man-made explosion before Hiroshima

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The Legend of Napoleon

The Legend of Napoleon by Sudhir HazareesinghDrawing on archival research, the author traces the emergence of the Napoleonic myth and how it developed into a potent political culture. This book is a study of why the fascination with Napoleon has endured for two centuries.
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Gays and the Military: Joseph Steffan Versus the United States

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The Korean War: An International History

The Korean War: An International History by William StueckThis first truly international history of the Korean War argues that by its timing, its course, and its outcome it functioned as a substitute for World War III. Stueck draws on recently available materials from seven countries, plus the archives of the
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The Board Game on the Phaistos Disk: Its siblings Senet and Snake Game, and its surviving sequel the Royal Game of the Goose

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Feather in the Storm

Feather in the Storm by Emily WuEmily WuÂ's account of her childhood under Mao opens on her third birthday, as she meets her father for the first time in a concentration camp. A well-known academic, her father had been designated an Â"ultra-rightistÂ" and class enemy. As a result, WuÂ's
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The Everything Irish History & Heritage Book: From Brian Boru and St. Patrick to Sinn Fein and the Troubles, All You Need to Kno

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The Everything American History Book: People, Places, and Events That Shaped Our Nation

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The Everything Pirates Book: A Swashbuckling History of Adventure on the High Seas

The Everything Pirates Book: A Swashbuckling History of Adventure on the High Seas by Barb Karg & Arjean SpaiteFrom the corsairs of the Barbary Coast to Blackbeard to Jean Lafitte, pirates have been a part of every culture for centuries. Sometimes terrifying but always colorful characters, their history is as rich with controversy as it is with gold doubloons.
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The Stillborn God

The Stillborn God by Mark LillaChapter One: The Crisis

The kingdom of God is among you.
—LUKE 17:21

My kingdom is not of this world.
—JOHN 18:36


The revolt against political theology in the West was directed against a Christian tradition of thought. It began, in the

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Nigerian Television: Fifty Years of Television in Africa

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Gateway of the Gods: An Investigation of Fallen Angels, the Nephilim, Alchemy, Climate Change, and the Secret Destiny of the Hum

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The California Gold Rush and the Coming of the Civil War (E-Book)

The California Gold Rush and the Coming of the Civil War (E-Book) by Leonard L. Richards
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A Shining Thread of Hope

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Obscene in the Extreme: The Burning and Banning of John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath

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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

Hero of the Pacific tells the dramatic, compelling, and all-but-forgotten life story of a small-town

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Extraordinary Comebacks

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The Billionaire's Vinegar

The Billionaire's Vinegar by Benjamin WallaceChapter 1

Lot 337

A hush had come over the West Room. Photographers' flashes strobed the standing-room-only crowd silently, and the lone sound was the crisp voice of the auctioneer. To the world, Michael Broadbent projected a central-casting British cool,

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Salvation on Sand Mountain: Salvation on Sand Mountain

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The Rhetoric of Economics

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Of God and Gods: Egypt, Israel, and the Rise of Monotheism

Of God and Gods: Egypt, Israel, and the Rise of Monotheism by Jan AssmannFor thousands of years, our world has been shaped by biblical monotheism. But its hallmark-a distinction between one true God and many false gods-was once a new and radical idea. Of God and Gods explores the revolutionary newness of biblical theology against
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Purity In Print, 2nd Ed: Book Censorship In America From The

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Spirits of Earth: The Effigy Mound Landscape of Madison and the Four Lakes

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No Debate: How the Republican and Democratic Parties Secretly Control the Presidential Debates

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The Secrets of Mariko

The Secrets of Mariko by Elisabeth Bumiller"A rich, sustained look at real life in middle-class Tokyo...full of cultural insight... Her discussions of [Japanese society] are clear, well-reported and skillfully interwoven with the portrait of Mariko"--Kyoko Mori, The New York Times Book Review


From

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Cold War Armored Fighting Vehicles

Cold War Armored Fighting Vehicles by George BradfordThis volume of scale drawings of military vehicles covers the Cold War, from the end of World War II through 1990. Included here are the armored fighting vehicles that fought in Korea and Vietnam, in the Arab-Israeli wars, and in other conflicts around
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The Witness House

The Witness House by Christiane KohlChristiane Kohl has worked as a correspondent to the Cologne Express, a press officer for the Environment Ministry in Hessen, and, from 1988 to 1998, an editor with Der Spiegel. She worked for several years in Rome for Munich's Süddeutsche Zeitung
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1914-1938 Armored Fighting Vehicles

1914-1938 Armored Fighting Vehicles by George BradfordGeorge Bradford's latest collection of scale drawings of armored fighting vehicles focuses on the years from World War I to the eve of World War II, a period of fast-paced AFV development around the world. The volume is filled with detailed diagrams of
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Footprints & Footnotes An Autobiography of Ladipo Akinkugbe

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The Horse Indians

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Howard Zinn on Race

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French Foreign Legionnaire 1890-1914

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The Revenge of the 47 Ronin - Edo 1703

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US Mechanized Infantryman in the First Gulf War

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Pirate: The Golden Age

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US Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam

US Helicopter Pilot in Vietnam by Gordon RottmanOne of the most enduring and vivid images of Vietnam is the helicopter. There is little doubt that the helicopter revolutionized warfare and how the war in Vietnam (1955-1975) was fought. Helicopters lifted troops, supplies, material, equipment, and vehicles.
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US MACV-SOG Reconnaissance Team in Vietnam

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World War II US Armored Infantry Tactics

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Real Common Sense

Real Common Sense by Brian KahnAmerica's extreme Right falsely claims the Founding Fathers as allies for their radical agenda. Pundit Glenn Beck has gone so far as to use the title of Tom Paine's famous 1776 pamphlet Common Sense for his own book-a book that attacks the political, social
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World War II Axis Booby Traps and Sabotage Tactics

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The Bay of Pigs

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World War II Japanese Tank Tactics

World War II Japanese Tank Tactics by Gordon RottmanOsprey's examination of Japan's tank figting tactics during World War II (1939-1945). In this book expert author and tactician Gordon L Rottman provides the first English-language study of Japanese Army and Navy tank units, their tactics and how they were
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The Atlantic Wall (2)

The Atlantic Wall (2) by Steven ZalogaGermany's Atlantic Wall was the most ambitious military fortification program of World War II. Following its conquest of Western Europe, Germany had to defend some 5,000 kilometers of Atlantic coastline from the Spanish border to the Arctic Circle. The
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US World War II and Korean War Field Fortifications 1941-53

US World War II and Korean War Field Fortifications 1941-53 by Gordon RottmanThe US Army and Marine Corps in World War II considered themselves highly mobile, offensive forces. Their mobile-warfare doctrine envisioned field fortifications and obstacles as temporary in nature. As a result, their design was simple and made use of
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Forts of the American Frontier 1776-1891

Forts of the American Frontier 1776-1891 by Ron FieldWith the violent separation between the United States and Britain which began in 1776, the new 'Americans' set off to fulfill their manifest destiny and rule their new land from coast to coast. As they pushed westward, they came into conflict with both
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Prussian Napoleonic Tactics 1792-1815

Prussian Napoleonic Tactics 1792-1815 by Peter HofschröerWritten by an expert on the Prussian army of the Napoleonic era, this is a fascinating insight into the 18th-century evolution of the Prussian forces into the war-winning troops of the final battles against Napoleon. Using contemporary materials including
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Hitler's Armies

Hitler's Armies by Chris McnabThe definitive work on Hitler's war machine charting its evolution from the formidable force which won stunning victories during the Blitzkrieg in 1940, to the hard campaigns it fought in the deserts of North Africa and the frozen wastelands of the Soviet
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Special Forces Camps in Vietnam 1961-70

Special Forces Camps in Vietnam 1961-70 by Gordon RottmanIn 1961 US Special Forces units began entering remote areas of Vietnam dominated by the Viet Cong. Their task was to organize local defense and strike forces aimed at stopping the enemy from gaining further control of such areas. The Green Berets set up
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Italian Army Elite Units & Special Forces 1940-43

Italian Army Elite Units & Special Forces 1940-43 by Pier BattistelliItalian military historian Pier Paolo Battistelli examines the elite and specialforces units of the Italian Army during World War II. This includes a vast array of troop types, including paratroopers, assault engineers, sea-landing and swimmer units, long-range
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The Storied Ice: Exploration, Discovery, and Adventure in Antarctica's Peninsula Region

The Storied Ice: Exploration, Discovery, and Adventure in Antarctica's Peninsula Region by Joan N. BootheThe Storied Ice: Exploration, Discovery, and Adventure in Antarctica's Peninsula Region recounts mankind's dramatic history - from Magellan through the first years of the twenty-first century - in the part of the Antarctic regions below South America
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100 Dogs Who Changed Civilization

100 Dogs Who Changed Civilization by Sam Stall100 Dogs Who Made a Difference

If you don't believe that one dog has the power to alter civilization, then you've obviously never heard of Peritas (p. 166), the dog who saved Alexander the Great from being trampled by an elephant. Or Biche (p. 57), the

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100 Cats Who Changed Civilization

100 Cats Who Changed Civilization by Sam Stall100 Cats Who Made a Difference

If you don't believe that one cat has the power to alter civilization, then you've obviously never heard of Tibbles (p. 12), the cat who single-handedly wiped out an entire species. Or Ahmedabad (p. 61), a Siamese kitten

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World War II US Cavalry Units: Pacific Theater

World War II US Cavalry Units: Pacific Theater by Gordon RottmanOsprey's elite series title for all cavalry units that participated in World War II (1939-1945). At the time of Pearl Harbor, the United States Army still had ten cavalry regiments that were mounted on horses. One, the 26th (Filipino Scouts) fought on
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US Coast Guard in World War II

US Coast Guard in World War II by Alejandro QuesadaAlex de Quesada reveals the full history of the US Coast Guard throughout World War II (1939-1945) in this Elite title. In particular, the book draws attention to the little-known history of how the US Coast Guard ran a number of the landing craft throughout
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Japanese Castles 1540-1640

Japanese Castles 1540-1640 by Stephen TurnbullThe landscape of 16th- and 17th-century Japan was dominated by the graceful and imposing castles constructed by the powerful 'daimyo' of the period. In this the most turbulent era in Japanese history, these militarily sophisticated structures provided
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Crusader Castles of the Teutonic Knights (1)

Crusader Castles of the Teutonic Knights (1) by Stephen TurnbullThroughout their stormy history the Teutonic Knights of Germany have always been the most controversial brotherhood ever to call themselves 'Knights of Christ'.

They were the most warlike of the religious orders, and this is reflected in the architecture

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Crusader Castles of the Teutonic Knights (2)

Crusader Castles of the Teutonic Knights (2) by Stephen TurnbullThe original forced conversion of pagan Livonia, what is now the Baltic states of Latvia and Estonia, was carried out by a military order known as the Brethren of the Sword. In 1236 this order was incorporated into the Teutonic Knights following a catastrophic
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Defense of Japan 1945

Defense of Japan 1945 by Steven ZalogaIn 1945, with her fleet destroyed and her armies beaten, the only thing that stood between Japan and an Allied invasion was the numerous coastal defence positions that surrounded the islands. This is the first book to take a detailed look at the Japanese
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Tunnel Rat in Vietnam

Tunnel Rat in Vietnam by Gordon RottmanIn 1965, soon after the first US combat troops had arrived in Vietnam, it was realized that in some areas the Viet Cong had developed vast tunnel complexes in which to hide from the enemy. It was long known that such complexes existed, but it was not realized
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Phantom in the River

Phantom in the River by Foster Gary WayneOn May 14, 1967, a US Navy F-4B Phantom II jet, flown by Ev Southwick and Jack Rollins, launched from the USS Kitty Hawk. Their F-4 was rendered disabled while flying a mission against the formidable air defenses of the Thanh Hoa Bridge in North Vietnam.
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The Things We Do to Make It Home

The Things We Do to Make It Home by Beverly GologorskyAn emotionally charged story of passionate love, unfulfilled desire, and an American dream gone totally awry, Beverly Gologorsky's poignant, unadorned novel lays bare the destructive impact of the Vietnam War on the wives, lovers, and children of veterans.
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A Convenient Hatred

A Convenient Hatred by Phyllis GoldsteinA Convenient Hatred chronicles a very particular hatred through powerful stories that allow readers to see themselves in the tarnished mirror of history. It raises important questions about the consequences of our assumptions and beliefs and the ways
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The British Fleet Air Arm in World War II

The British Fleet Air Arm in World War II by Mark BarberThis is a concise history of the Royal Navy's air arm during World War II (1939-1945), from the Arctic convoys, to the battle for Malta, to the last raids on Japan. The contribution of British Naval aviation to the ultimate Allied victory cannot be underestimated.
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Royal Naval Air Service Pilot 1914-18

Royal Naval Air Service Pilot 1914-18 by Mark BarberOsprey's survey of the Royal Naval Air Service pilot during World War I (1914-1918). In 1914 the Naval Wing of the Royal Flying Corps was subsumed into the Royal Naval Air Service (RNAS). With the bulk of the Royal Flying Corps engaged in France, the aircraft
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African American Troops in World War II

African American Troops in World War II by Alexander BielakowskiOsprey's study of the African Americans' involvement in World War II (1939-1945). Despite the contribution of black units to the American Expeditionary Force in World War I (1914-1918), and the commissioning of hundreds of black officers to lead them,
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US Doughboy 1916-19

US Doughboy 1916-19 by Thomas HoffDedicated to the life of the average US soldier during World War I, this book follows the doughboy during the course of the war: from conscription, arrival at a training facility, transportation to Europe, and finally into combat in the trenches. The evolution
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Washington on Foot, Fifth Edition

Washington on Foot, Fifth Edition by John J. ProtopappasThe best way to see—really see—any city is on foot. The perennial favorite Washington on Foot has been compeltely revised and updated to offer 24 walking tours of Washington's neighborhoods. Familiar monuments and museums are all here,
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Japanese Naval Aviation Uniforms and Equipment 1937#45

Japanese Naval Aviation Uniforms and Equipment 1937#45 by Gary NilaThis long awaited title provides a fantastic reference resource on the uniforms, dress, flight gear and personal weaponry of the Imperial Japanese Navy airmen of World War II (1939-1945). It includes detailed descriptions of flight gear, including manufacture
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The Kaiser's Warlords

The Kaiser's Warlords by Ronald PawlyOsprey's study of the German commanders of World War I (1914-1918). The turn of the 20th century saw Imperial Germany as essentially a militarist state, whose growing industrial resources and wealth were harnessed to the task of increasing German military
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Napoleon#s Imperial Headquarters (1)

Napoleon#s Imperial Headquarters (1) by Ronald PawlyOsprey's detailed study of the entourage which enabled Napoleon to move hundreds of thousands of troops right across Europe during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). The 'military machine' by which Napoleon and his indispensable chief of staff Marshal Berthier
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Napoleon#s Imperial Headquarters (2)

Napoleon#s Imperial Headquarters (2) by Ronald PawlyFollowing Elite 115 – which described the composition of Napoleon's military and civil 'households', and Marshal Berthier's army general headquarters – this title offers an intimate glimpse of the Emperor's entourage in the field during the
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US Marine Corps Tank Crewman 1965-70

US Marine Corps Tank Crewman 1965-70 by Oscar GilbertBy 1960, following Korea, tanks and their crews had proved themselves to be a fundamental part of the Marine Corps' combined arms team. When the Marines were ordered to Vietnam in 1965, they took their tanks with them. This book explores this decision,
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Native American Code Talker in World War II

Native American Code Talker in World War II by Ed GilbertOsprey's examination of the Native Americans' participation in World War II (1939-1945). Ed Gilbert uses personal interviews with veterans to tell their fascinating story. Beginning with the first operational use of Native American languages in World War
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US Marine Corps Raider 1942-43

US Marine Corps Raider 1942-43 by Ed GilbertOsprey's study of the US Marine Raiders (an 'elite within an elite') during World War II (1939-1945). The US Marine Raiders were modeled on the British Commandos and, in the 2nd Battalion, also on Communist Chinese guerillas. They were organized to conduct
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Frontier Militiaman in the War of 1812

Frontier Militiaman in the War of 1812 by Ed Gilbert"He who relies on militia leans upon a broken cane." (George Washington)

Osprey's survey of militiamen of the War of 1812. The great military effectiveness of semi-trained local militia is one of the enduring myths of American military history. In this

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British Cavalryman 1792-1815

British Cavalryman 1792-1815 by Philip HaythornthwaiteIn the campaigns of the French Revolutionary (1792-1802) and Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), the deserved reputation of the British infantry has tended to overshadow the contribution of the cavalry, but in fact they did form an integral part of the army,
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Nelson's Navy

Nelson's Navy by Philip HaythornthwaiteDespite the many celebrated victories of the British Army during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815), the role of the Royal Navy should never be overlooked. The 'wooden walls' formed the country's first and most important line of defence, and ranged throughout
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Border Reiver 1513-1603

Border Reiver 1513-1603 by Keith DurhamStretching from the North Sea to the Solway Firth, the Border region has a sharply diverse landscape and was a battleground for over 300 years as the English and Scottish monarchs encouraged their subjects to conduct raids across their respective borders.
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US Navy SEALs

US Navy SEALs by Mir BahmanyarAfter the United States' failures in special operations missions during the late 1970s and 1980, a decision was made to revamp its unconventional military capabilities. The subsequent reorganization and redesignation in 1983 created the SEALs as they are
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US Army Ranger 1983-2002

US Army Ranger 1983-2002 by Mir BahmanyarThis study of the US Army Ranger takes the reader through the distinct stages of training and acceptance, including the Ranger Indoctrination Program and Ranger Battalion training, and details the developments in Ranger weaponry, equipment and clothing
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Darby's Rangers 1942-45

Darby's Rangers 1942-45 by Mir BahmanyarThis title follows one recruit through commando, raiding and amphibious training in Scotland, and into action. It shows how the Rangers differed from the standard infantryman in both their combat mission and their combat skills, and how tactics were modified
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Heroines of the Soviet Union 1941-45

Heroines of the Soviet Union 1941-45 by Henry SakaidaOsprey's examination of Soviet women who fought in World War II (1939-1945). When the Great Patriotic War began, many women volunteered for the armed forces, but most of them were rejected. They were steered towards nursing or other supportive roles. Many
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Heroes of the Soviet Union 1941-45

Heroes of the Soviet Union 1941-45 by Henry SakaidaOsprey's examination of Soviet heroes of the Great Patriotic War portion of World War II (1939-1945). The Great Patriotic War began on 22 June 1941, when the Germans invaded the Soviet Union. Over 10 million Soviet soldiers took part in the war and of
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British Redcoat 1740-93

British Redcoat 1740-93 by Stuart ReidDuring this period, the British army earned itself a formidable reputation as a fighting force. However, due to its role as a police force at home, and demonisation by American propaganda during the American Revolution (1763-1776), the army was viewed
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Hanging by a Thread

Hanging by a Thread by Craig M. Wilson

This full-color book of photographs records Wisconsin from an unusual viewpoint: a camera suspended from a kite and controlled by photographer Craig M. Wilson from the ground. Taken from fifty to a few hundred feet in the air, Wilson's photos capture

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Fortress of My Youth

Fortress of My Youth by Jana Renée Friesová

Jana Renée Friesová was fifteen when she was imprisoned by the Nazis in the Czech ghetto town of Terezín. Her memoir tells the poignantly familiar story of a young girl who, even under the most abominable circumstances, engages in intense adolescent friendships,

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Zacarias, My Brother

Zacarias, My Brother by Abd Samad MoussaouiZacarias Moussaoui was arrested in the United States in August 2001. He is currently in a federal prison in Virginia, charged with "conspiring with Osama bin Laden and Al-Qaeda to murder thousands of innocent people in New York, Virginia, and Pennsylvania."
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Anti-Capitalism

Anti-Capitalism by Ezequiel AdamovskyIn Anti-Capitalism, activist and scholar Ezequiel Adamovsky tells the story of the long-standing effort to build a better world, one without an abusive system at its heart. Backed up by arresting, lucid images from the radical artist group United Illustrators,
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Tea of Ulaanbaatar

Tea of Ulaanbaatar by Christopher R. HowardNational Magazine Award finalist Christopher Howard's debut novel, Tea of Ulaanbaatar, tells the story of disaffected Peace Corps volunteer Warren, who flees life in late-capitalist America to find himself stationed in the post-Soviet industrial hell of
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Angel of Auschwitz

Angel of Auschwitz by Tarra LightNatasza Pelinski is a young Polish Jew taken to Auschwitz. Her childhood stolen from her, she quickly matures and in the process discovers she has psychic gifts. She develops a relationship with the ghost of a professor, who becomes her spirit guide. He
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The Everything Toltec Wisdom Book

The Everything Toltec Wisdom Book by Allan Hardman
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Blackfeet Raiders, Nomads of the North

Blackfeet Raiders, Nomads of the North by Robert David BolenFort Boise Publishing Company is proud to announce the recent publication of Blackfeet Raiders Nomads of the North by Robert D.Bolen The Blackfeet Indians came out of Canada into Montana, along the Upper Missouri River. They dominated the tribes on the
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American Indian Tribes of Idaho

American Indian Tribes of Idaho by Robert David BolenAmerican Indian Tribes of Idaho is one of the few books written to date that covers all of the sedentary tribes in prehistoric Idaho. In this book, the author describes the lives and culture of the Bannock, Coeur d†Alene, Kalispel, Kutenai, Nez Perce,
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Because We Are Canadians: A Battlefield Memoir

Because We Are Canadians: A Battlefield Memoir by Charles KippThis is the story of one man's war—the memoirs of Sgt. Charles D. Kipp, who served with the Canadian army on active duty in Europe during the bloody days and weeks following D-Day. What makes this work stand out from other Second World War battlefield
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War in European History, 1660û1792

War in European History, 1660û1792 by Jeremy Black
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Axis Armored Fighting Vehicles

Axis Armored Fighting Vehicles by George BradfordFilled with 1:72-scale drawings of armored vehicles from Germany, Japan, Italy, Hungary, and Romania, including: Tiger I and II heavy tanks and their variants (Germany), Jagdpanther tank destroyer (Germany), Maus super-heavy tank (Germany), Toldi IIa medium
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Allied Armored Fighting Vehicles

Allied Armored Fighting Vehicles by George BradfordFilled with 1:72-scale drawings of armored vehicles from the U.S., Britain, Canada, and Russia, including: M4 Sherman medium tank (U.S.), T1E3 Aunt Jemima mine exploder (U.S.), M18 Hellcat tank destroyer (U.S.), Crocodile flamethrower (Britain), Ram I
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The Flowers of Edo

The Flowers of Edo by Michael Dana KennedyIn the climactic closing months of World War II, Allied Intelligence officers are summoned to the Malcañan Palace in Manila to be briefed by General MacArthur's Intelligence Staff on the optimal conclusion to the conflict in the Pacific Theater. Intelligence
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Knight's Cross and Oak-Leaves Recipients 1939-40

Knight's Cross and Oak-Leaves Recipients 1939-40 by Gordon WilliamsonOsprey's survey of the recipients of the Knight's Cross and Oak-Leaves awards during World War II (1939-1945). In 1939 a new grade in the Iron Cross series was introduced, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross (Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes). It was
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German Mountain & Ski Troops 1939-45

German Mountain & Ski Troops 1939-45 by Gordon WilliamsonOsprey's study of Germany's mountain and ski troops of World War II (1939-1945). Fighting in every theatre from the burning sands of North Africa to the icy wastes above the arctic circle the German Army's Gebirgstruppen troops were some of the most effective
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Pike and Shot Tactics 1590-1660

Pike and Shot Tactics 1590-1660 by Keith RobertsOsprey's examiantion of pike and shot tactics employed in various wars of the 17th century. Throughout the 17th century, large parts of Europe were depopulated during wide-ranging and savage wars of religion and dynasty involving all of the major powers.
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Marine Recon 1940-90

Marine Recon 1940-90 by Charles MelsonIn 1976 Maj. James Capers Jr. welcomed new men and their families into a force reconnaissance company. 'Only the most capable Marines are selected for this duty due to rigid mental and physical demands. A very thorough screening of each applicant is conducted
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Vietnam Marines 1965-73

Vietnam Marines 1965-73 by Charles MelsonOsprey's survey of Marines during the second half of the Vietnam War (1955-1975). The period following World War II (1939-1945) saw a number of associated Marine Corps, three of whom fought together during the war in Vietnam from 1965 to 1973. These Corps
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Elite Forces of India and Pakistan

Elite Forces of India and Pakistan by Kenneth ConboyInfluenced by the German use of paratroopers early in World War II (1939-1945), General Sir Robert Cassels, the Commander-in-Chief India, ordered the formation of an airborne cadre in October 1940. Thus marked the origins of India's first élite units.
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The NVA and Viet Cong

The NVA and Viet Cong by Kenneth ConboyIn 1940 Japan placed Vietnam under military occupation, restricting the local French administration to a figurehead authority. Seizing the opportunity, the Communists organised a Vietnamese independence league, the Viet Minh, whose armed forces became
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South-East Asian Special Forces

South-East Asian Special Forces by Kenneth ConboyElite units have long been prominent in the armies of South-East Asia and, given the turmoil in the region since the 1960s, these forces have had ample opportunity to be tested in combat. Acknowledged expert on South-East Asia Ken Conboy outlines the history,
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The Conquistador

The Conquistador by John PohlMany accounts portray the conquest of the New World as a remarkable military achievement, with Cortéeacute;s' vastly outnumbered but better armed Spaniards defeating hordes of superstitious savages. However, the reality of these events is far more complex
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Aztec Warrior

Aztec Warrior by John PohlAccording to one popular image, the Aztec army was a ruthless and efficient war machine, that established an empire by convincingly overwhelming its neighbors, sacrificing thousands to bloodthirsty gods along the way. From a contrasting perspective, its
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British Napoleonic Infantry Tactics 1792-1815

British Napoleonic Infantry Tactics 1792-1815 by Philip HaythornthwaiteOsprey's study of Britain's infantry tactics used during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). The British Army's major campaigns against Napoleon were fought between 1808 and 1813 in the Peninsula (Portugal, Spain, and finally southern France), followed in
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US Commanders of World War II (1)

US Commanders of World War II (1) by James ArnoldTo be a successful commander requires experience, character, tenacity and boldness: the ability to establish a good rapport with both your staff and your men is also vital. The real test comes in combat though, where a large proportion of luck is involved
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US Commanders of World War II (2)

US Commanders of World War II (2) by James ArnoldThis title, the second of two looking at US commanders of World War II (1939-1945), examines the combat careers, personalities, uniforms, dress and appearance of the key US naval and Marine commanders. These men played a crucial role in the defeat of the
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The Scottish Jacobite Army 1745-46

The Scottish Jacobite Army 1745-46 by Stuart ReidOsprey's examination of the Scottish Jacobite army during the Jacobite Rising of 1745. The heart of this book is the story of Bonnie Prince Charlie's army at Culloden. It strips away the myth and exposes the realities of life in the Jacobite rebel army.
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The German Home Front 1939-45

The German Home Front 1939-45 by Brian DavisOsprey's examination of Germany's home front situation during World War II (1939-1945). At the outbreak of war in 1939 Germany was committed to the concept of Blitzkrieg - a swift and decisive war. Yet, the reality became something very different as every
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Shadowplay

Shadowplay by Clare AsquithA revelatory new look at how Shakespeare secretly addressed the most profound political issues of his day, and how his plays embody a hidden history of England.
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Mugabe

Mugabe by Martin MeredithBy the author of The Fate of Africa: an updated and fully revised edition of "the best argued and best written indictment (of Mugabe) yet."—The Economist
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Battles of the Revolutionary War, 1775-1781

Battles of the Revolutionary War, 1775-1781 by William J. WoodThe Americans didn't simply outlast the British, nor was the war just a glorified guerrilla action with sporadic skirmishes, says W. J. Wood. Americans won their independence on the battlefield by employing superior strategies, tactics, and leadership
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Locust: The Devastating Rise and Mysterious Disappearance of the Insect that Shaped the American Frontier

Locust: The Devastating Rise and Mysterious Disappearance of the Insect that Shaped the American Frontier by Lockwood Jeffrey A.In 1876, the U.S. Congress declared the locust "the single greatest impediment to the settlement of the country between Mississippi and the Rocky Mountains." Throughout the nineteenth century, swarms of locusts regularly swept across the American continent,
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Naples '44: A World War II Diary of Occupied Italy

Naples '44: A World War II Diary of Occupied Italy by Norman LewisAs a young intelligence officer stationed in Naples following its liberation from Nazi forces, Norman Lewis recorded the lives of a proud and vibrant people forced to survive on prostitution, thievery, and a desperate belief in miracles and cures. The
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Masters of Chaos

Masters of Chaos by Linda RobinsonA journalist with unique access tells the gripping, never-before-told, inside story of America's elite troops in action--from the nadir of their reputation after Vietnam to their preeminence today as the frontline against terrorism around the world
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The Case for Goliath

The Case for Goliath by Michael MandelbaumOne of the nation's leading foreign policy thinkers provides an eye-opening look at America's new role in the world, the responsibilities it has undertaken, and the challenges it faces.
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The US Marine Corps since 1945

The US Marine Corps since 1945 by Lee RussellLee E Russell utilises his expert knowledge to guide us through the post-WWII history of the Marines, chronicling their involvement in Korea, Vietnam, Lebanon and Grenada. The account includes such remarkable exploits as the gruelling Chosin Reservoir
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Imperial Japanese Naval Aviator 1937-45

Imperial Japanese Naval Aviator 1937-45 by Osamu TagayaThe fateful attack on Pearl Harbor forced the Western world to revise its opinion of Japan's airmen. Before World War II (1939-1945), Japanese aviators had been seen as figures of ridicule and disdain; yet the ruthless skill and efficiency of their performance
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Native American Mounted Rifleman 1861-65

Native American Mounted Rifleman 1861-65 by Mark LardasSeveral thousand Native Americans fought on both sides during the American Civil War (1861-1865). They came from various tribes in the Indian Territory of present-day eastern Oklahoma. They were organized into regiments of mounted riflemen - troops that
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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 Army Air Force (1)

US Army Air Force (1) by Gordon RottmanIn June 1941 the US Army's air organisations were consolidated under a single command, the Army Air Forces or AAF. Its expansion was rapid and massive, and its contribution to the war effort was substantial. Books abound describing the AAF's impressive
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US Combat Engineer 1941-45

US Combat Engineer 1941-45 by Gordon RottmanAt its peak in World War II (1939-1945), the United States Army contained over 700 engineer battalions, along with numerous independent brigades and regiments. The specialized soldiers of the Engineers were tasked with a wide variety of crucially important
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Green Beret in Vietnam

Green Beret in Vietnam by Gordon RottmanVietnam was the US Special Forces' most complex and controversial mission, one that began in 1957 and ended in 1973. Camp strike forces, mobile strike forces, mobile guerrilla forces, special reconnaissance projects, training missions and headquarters
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Hatamoto

Hatamoto by Stephen TurnbullOsprey's elite series title for Japan's samurai horse and foot guards, from 1540 to 1724. Each great samurai warlord, or daimyo, had a 'household division' of troops, known as the Hatamoto - 'those who stand under the flag'. The Hatamoto included the personal
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Samurai Commanders (2)

Samurai Commanders (2) by Stephen TurnbullThis second volume about Japan's samurai commanders covers the generals of the later years of the Age of the Warring States (Sengoku period), a period when only the most able leaders survived. This was a time when the prowess of a commander was measured
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Samurai Heraldry

Samurai Heraldry by Stephen TurnbullThe dazzling spectacle presented by the armies of medieval Japan owed much to the highly developed family and personal heraldry of samurai society. From simple personal banners, this evolved over centuries of warfare into a complex system of flags worn
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Samurai Commanders (1)

Samurai Commanders (1) by Stephen TurnbullOsprey's examination of Samurai commanders during the Gempei Wars (1180–1185), the Onin War (1467–1477), and the early Sengoku period. The samurai were the military elite of medieval and early modern Japan, and the men who led them were hailed
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Japanese Warrior Monks AD 949-1603

Japanese Warrior Monks AD 949-1603 by Stephen TurnbullFrom the 10th to the mid-17th century, religious organisations played an important part in the social, political and military life in Japan. Known as sohei ('monk warriors') or yamabushi ('mountain warriors'), the warrior monks were anything but peaceful
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German Security and Police Soldier 1939-45

German Security and Police Soldier 1939-45 by Gordon WilliamsonThe security units of the Third Reich were many and diverse, yet often an oversimplified view is projected of these organisations. This title provides a detailed and informed picture of the variety of operations and duties, as well as the motivation and
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Panzer Crewman 1939-45

Panzer Crewman 1939-45 by Gordon WilliamsonIn World War II (1939-1945), the Panzer crews spearheaded every major campaign or battle from the invasions of Poland and France to the last great counter-offensive in the Ardennes. Germany's Panzer crews fought on every front and along the way earned
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German Seaman 1939-45

German Seaman 1939-45 by Gordon WilliamsonWhen re-armament came after World War I, the German Navy was forced to build anew, so the Reichsmarine and its successor, the Kriegsmarine, found itself in possession of some of the most modern, powerful and technically advanced vessels in the world. Germany
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Grey Wolf

Grey Wolf by Gordon WilliamsonThe scourge of Allied shipping during World War II, the U-Boot Waffe was one of the most feared components of Hitler's war machine, yet the Kriegsmarine was the least political branch of the Third Reich. The sailors of the U-boat arm were courageous, highly
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German Special Forces of World War II

German Special Forces of World War II by Gordon WilliamsonOsprey's study of the troops that made up Germany's elite special forces of World War II (1939-1945). Such forces included the legenday Skorzeny Commandos who carried out such audacious tasks as the glider-borne rescue of Mussolini, and the kidnapping
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Jagdflieger: Luftwaffe Fighter Pilot 1939-45

Jagdflieger: Luftwaffe Fighter Pilot 1939-45 by Robert StedmanOsprey's survey of German fighter pilots of World War II (1939-1945). Fighter pilots have always been held in the highest regard and the Luftwaffe Fighter pilots or Experten were undoubtedly the best pilots in the world, often racking up huge scores
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Afrikakorps 1941-43

Afrikakorps 1941-43 by Gordon WilliamsonOsprey's study of the German Afrikakorps of World War II (1939-1945). The campaign in North Africa between September 1940 and May 1943 holds not only an enduring fascination for postwar generations; but also a perhaps unique degree of nostalgia for some
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Knight's Cross with Diamonds Recipients

Knight's Cross with Diamonds Recipients by Gordon WilliamsonOsprey's examination of the recipients of the Knight's Cross with Diamonds award of World War II (1939-1945). On 1 September 1939, the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross was created by Hitler. It could be distributed to all ranks within any branch of the
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Knight's Cross, Oak-Leaves and Swords Recipients 1941-45

Knight's Cross, Oak-Leaves and Swords Recipients 1941-45 by Gordon WilliamsonOn 21 June 1941, as the Wehrmachtstormed forward across the frontiers of the Soviet Union, Hitler instituted a new higher grade of the Knight's Cross decoration for gallantry and leadership: the silver clasp of the Oak-Leaves with Swords. It would be awarded
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German Commanders of World War II (1)

German Commanders of World War II (1) by Gordon WilliamsonThis first of two studies examines the careers and illustrates the appearance and uniforms of 19 of the German Army's leading field commanders in World War II (1939-1945). Their service covers the whole arc of that army's wartime experience, from stunning
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US Marine Corps Tank Crewman 1941-45

US Marine Corps Tank Crewman 1941-45 by Kenneth EstesThe ferocity of the Pacific war almost defied the available military technology. In this environment the evolving use of tanks by the US Marine Corps played a significant role; at the end of the Battle of Okinawa, Major General Lemuel Shepherd wrote in
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American Bomber Crewman 1941-45

American Bomber Crewman 1941-45 by Gregory BarnesGregory Fremont-Barnes examines the lives of the American Bomber Crewmen of the Eighth Air Force, "The Mighty Eighth", who crewed, maintained and repaired the Boeing B-17 Flying Fortresses and the B-24 Liberators that flew from the airfields of Norfolk
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Thu Apr 04 00:00:00 CST 1968: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Death and How it Changed America

Thu Apr 04 00:00:00 CST 1968: Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Death and How it Changed America by Michael Eric DysonOn April 4, 1968, at 6:01 p.m., while he was standing on a balcony at a Memphis hotel, Martin Luther King Jr. was shot and fatally wounded. Only hours earlier King ended his final speech with the words, â€Å"I may not get there with you, but I want you
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U-boat Tactics in World War II

U-boat Tactics in World War II by Gordon WilliamsonOsprey's elite title on Germany's U-Boat tactics during World War II (1939-1945). At the start of the war, German U-boat technology vastly out performed that possessed by the Allies, and under the pressure of the war continual development helped keep pace
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Timber! The Story of the Lumberjack World Championships

Timber! The Story of the Lumberjack World Championships by Lew Freedman

Each summer, men and women travel from all over the globe to the Lumberjack World Championships in Hayward, Wisconsin, to compete before thousands of spectators and prove who is the best at chopping and sawing wood, log rolling, and boom running. The

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Haunted Wisconsin

Haunted Wisconsin by Michael Norman

Grab a cozy blanket, light a few flickering candles, and enjoy the unnerving tales of Haunted Wisconsin. Gathered from personal interviews with credible eyewitnesses, on-site explorations, historical archives, newspaper reports, and other sources, these

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Keynes: The Return of the Master

Keynes: The Return of the Master by Robert SkidelskyIn the debris of the financial crash of 2008, the principles of John Maynard Keynes-that economic storms are a normal part of the market system, that governments need to step in and use fiscal ammunition to prevent these storms from becoming depressions,
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US Submarine Crewman 1941-45

US Submarine Crewman 1941-45 by Robert HargisThis book takes a close look at the "Dolphins" of the US Navy submarine force, it covers recruitment, training, service conditions and combat experiences, and discusses the effects of advances in torpedo technology on crew roles. The Japanese surprise
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US Naval Aviator

US Naval Aviator by Robert HargisThe US naval aviator of World War II played a pivotal part in the winning of the war. From the warm waters of the Pacific to the icy conditions of the Bering Sea (including the battle of Midway), the Naval aviator was on hand to fight the enemy in any
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Ironsides

Ironsides by John TinceyThe Ironside is symbolic of the one occasion when the army took an active role in British politics. He represents a unique period when ordinary people displaced the established order to take political control into their own hands. In the nineteenth century
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US Cavalryman 1891-1920

US Cavalryman 1891-1920 by Alexander BielakowskiFollowing the Battle of Wounded Knee in 1890, the US Cavalry were called into action again with the declaration of war against Spain in 1898. In the years that followed, cavalrymen saw action in a wide variety of theaters. This title takes a close look
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US Infantryman in World War II (3)

US Infantryman in World War II (3) by Robert RushThe ETO is seen by many as the major theater of World War II (1939-1945), with more infantry regiments serving there than any other. This title follows one soldier ("Joseph") as he is drafted in February 1941, trains with the 22d Infantry in the United
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US Infantryman in World War II (2)

US Infantryman in World War II (2) by Robert RushBetween November 1942 and May 1945, US Army infantry units fought in eight named campaigns in the Mediterranean Theater. This title follows one soldier from enlistment in 1942, through training in a Replacement Training Center, assignment to the 1st Battalion
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US Infantryman in World War II (1)

US Infantryman in World War II (1) by Robert RushThis title deals with the experiences of the American soldiers who fought the Japanese across the Pacific islands, and the specific nature of this combat environment. It follows a hypothetical soldier, 'Michael', through his enlistment into and training
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US Marine Rifleman in Vietnam 1965-73

US Marine Rifleman in Vietnam 1965-73 by Charles MelsonThis volume provides an in-depth look at the experience of the ordinary US marine 'grunt' in Vietnam. Organisation of the corps, weaponry, equipment, uniforms, training and medical arrangements are all discussed. However, where this book differs from other
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Fallschirmjäger

Fallschirmjäger by Bruce QuarrieFew of the combatants of World War II have captured the imagination as compulsively as the Fallschirmjäauml;ger. Boldness and courage were vital characteristics in the rigorous selection process, and their training was highly demanding. Hitler's airborne
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Finland at War 1939-45

Finland at War 1939-45 by Philip Jowett & Raffaele RuggeriIn the face of Soviet invasion in 1939–40, and once again in 1941–44, the armies raised by Finland – a tiny nation of only 4 million people - astonished the world by their effective resistance. At the end of both these campaigns –
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The British Home Front 1939-45

The British Home Front 1939-45 by Martin BrayleyOsprey's study of the British home front during World War II (1939-1945). The population of Britain was mobilized to support the war effort on a scale unseen in any other Western democracy – or in Nazi Germany. They endured long working shifts, shortages
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World War II US Cavalry Groups: European Theater

World War II US Cavalry Groups: European Theater by Gordon RottmanThe cavalry regiments of the US Army were in the process of being transformed into a mechanized force when the USA entered World War II. While those cavalry regiments deployed to the Pacific to fight the Japanese were turned into infantry units, those
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Spartan Warrior 735-331 BC

Spartan Warrior 735-331 BC by Duncan CampbellImmortalized through their exploits at the battle of Thermopylae under the legendary Leonidas, as well as countless other victories throughout the classical period, the Spartans were some of the best trained, organized, most feared and lethal warriors
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The Fall and Rise of the Islamic State: [New in Paper]

The Fall and Rise of the Islamic State: [New in Paper] by Noah Feldman

Perhaps no other Western writer has more deeply probed the bitter struggle in the Muslim world between the forces of religion and law and those of violence and lawlessness as Noah Feldman. His scholarship has defined the stakes in the Middle East today.

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My Father's Paradise: A Son's Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq

My Father's Paradise: A Son's Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq by Ariel SabarIn a remote and dusty corner of the world, forgotten for nearly three thousand years, lived an ancient community of Kurdish Jews so isolated that they still spoke Aramaic-the language of Jesus. Mostly illiterate, they were self-made mystics and gifted
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Travels in the East

Travels in the East by Donald RichieAdventures and contemplations throughout the world by a master storyteller, critic, and expatriate writer.
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Byzantine Imperial Guardsmen 925-1025

Byzantine Imperial Guardsmen 925-1025 by Raffaele D'AmatoThe hundred-year period ending in 1025, from the reign of the Emperor Constantine VII to that of Basil II 'the Bulgar-Slayer', encompassed the last great era of Byzantine aggression and dominance in the Near East and Balkans. During that time, a succession
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European Medieval Tactics (2)

European Medieval Tactics (2) by David NicolleBy about 1260 the steady rise of the European heavily armoured mounted knight to the predominant role in most pitched battles was complete. But though he dominated the actual day of battle, he did not dominate warfare - there were plenty of vital though
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A World Aflame # Interwar Wargame Rules 1918-39

A World Aflame # Interwar Wargame Rules 1918-39 by Paul EaglestoneOften called the "Pulp Era", the years between the two World Wars have seen a tremendous surge in interest among wargamers. A World Aflame captures the adventurous nature of the time period to present a fun, fast-paced set of tabletop miniatures rules
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Dux Bellorum # Arthurian Wargaming Rules AD367-793

Dux Bellorum # Arthurian Wargaming Rules AD367-793 by Daniel MerseyThe Dark Age of Britain, from the middle of the 4th century to the end of the 8th, was a time of violence and warfare, when charismatic warlords such as the fabled King Arthur could gather together armies and carve out their own kingdoms. With this new
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Ninja AD 1460-1650

Ninja AD 1460-1650 by Stephen TurnbullThe Ninja were the secret agents and assassins of feudal Japan and they remain a subject of enduring fascination. They first emerged during the power struggles of 9th and 10th century Japan, in response to the increasing demand for spies, informants and
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French Napoleonic Infantry Tactics 1792-1815

French Napoleonic Infantry Tactics 1792-1815 by Paddy GriffithOsprey's examination of French infantry tactics during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). For over 20 years France was the dominating, controlling and conquering power of the western world, a result not only of Napoleon's inspired leadership, but of the
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The US Navy in World War II

The US Navy in World War II by Mark HenryOsprey's examination of the United States Navy during World War II (1939-1945). In 1941 the US Navy had 17 battleships - of which eight would be knocked out on the first day of the war - four aircraft carriers, and about 340,000 men including reservists.
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American Civil War Railroad Tactics

American Civil War Railroad Tactics by Robert HodgesOsprey's study of the battles fought on America's railroads during the Civil War 91861-1865). The American Civil War was the world's first full-blown 'railroad war'. The well-developed network in the North was of great importance in serving the Union army's
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French Soldier in Egypt 1798-1801

French Soldier in Egypt 1798-1801 by Terry CrowdyThis book concentrates on the dramatic experiences of Napoleon's Army of the Orient in Egypt and the Holy Land. The fighting of the Mamelukes and Turks are covered in depth, detailing desert combat, siege warfare, cavalry skirmishes and the suppression
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Wellington's Foot Guards

Wellington's Foot Guards by Ian FletcherThe Guards fought in every major British campaign on the continent during the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). They carved their place in history under commanders such as Sir John Moore and Wellington from Corunna and Talavera during the Peninsular War (1807-1814)
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World War II Medal of Honor Recipients (2)

World War II Medal of Honor Recipients (2) by Starr SintonThe Medal of Honor is the highest award for valor in action against an enemy force that can be awarded to personnel in the United States' Armed Forces. From the early fighting in the Philippines through the D-Day landings in Northwest Europe to the final
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World War II Medal of Honor Recipients (1)

World War II Medal of Honor Recipients (1) by Robert HargisThe Medal of Honor is the highest military award that can be bestowed on personnel in the United States' Armed Forces. This book is the first of two titles looking at the recipients of the Medal of Honor during World War II (1939-1945). It covers Navy
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When We Were the Kennedys: A Memoir from Mexico, Maine

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

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

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

God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World by Cullen MurphyA narrative history of the Inquisition, and an examination of the influence it exerted on contemporary society, by the author of ARE WE ROME?
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The Tigress of Forli: Renaissance Italy's Most Courageous and Notorious Countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici

The Tigress of Forli: Renaissance Italy's Most Courageous and Notorious Countess, Caterina Riario Sforza de' Medici by Elizabeth LevA Rome-based American historian tells the extraordinary story of Caterina Sforza, perhaps the most prominent woman of Renaissance Italy, who was a wife, a mother, a leader, and a warrior with the courage to battle a Borgia pope, the charm to beguile a
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Feeding on Dreams: Confessions of an Unrepentant Exile

Feeding on Dreams: Confessions of an Unrepentant Exile by Ariel Dorfman

Acclaimed writer and human rights activist Ariel Dorfman delivers a memoir, tender and merciless, of his life of exile--of what it means to change deeply, because you have to

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Ballpoint

Ballpoint by Gyoergy MoldovaThe triumphs and the trials of the men who invented the modern ballpoint pen as they battled corporate greed, dark eras--and each other.

László Bíró's last name is, in much of the world, a synonym for his revolutionary writing tool. But few people know

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Pictish Warrior AD 297-841

Pictish Warrior AD 297-841 by Paul WagnerFirst mentioned by name in AD 297, the Picts inhabited Northern Britain from the end of the 3rd century AD to the 9th. They rose to power in the devastation following Emperor Septimus Severus's repression of the Caledonians in AD 208, and dominated Northern
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The Cosgrove Report: Being the Private Inquiry of a Pinkerton Detective into the Death of President Lincoln

The Cosgrove Report: Being the Private Inquiry of a Pinkerton Detective into the Death of President Lincoln by G. J. A. J. A. O'TooleThe Cosgrove Report is both a gripping historical thriller and a new and entirely plausible solution to that still unanswered question: Why was Abraham Lincoln murdered? Republished to coincide with the bicentennial of Lincoln's birth, this is a novel
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History of Japanese Literature

History of Japanese Literature by William George AstonThis complete reprint makes the rare original edition available to scholars, librarians, and laymen. It is a fascinating guide to Japanese literature.
The periods reviewed by Professor Aston range from the ancient days, when Japan's history was just dawning,
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US Army Special Forces 1952-84

US Army Special Forces 1952-84 by Gordon RottmanFrom its very inception the United States Army Special Forces has been enmeshed in controversy, its mission misunderstood to varying degrees, and its very existence opposed by some of the Army hierarchy. Nevertheless it continues to serve in a highly specialised
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RAF Fighter Command Pilot

RAF Fighter Command Pilot by Mark BarberThe recent 70th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, combined with the threat of significant cuts to the current RAF, have highlighted the importance of Fighter Command in the early days of World War II once more. The role of the "few", as described by
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US Marine Infantry Combat Uniforms and Equipment 2000-12

US Marine Infantry Combat Uniforms and Equipment 2000-12 by Kenneth EwaldThe US Marine Corps has been a key part of the US presence in a host of combat zones in the first years of the 21st century, from Iraq to Afghanistan. With a front-line strength of over 200,000 active-duty personnel, the USMC is significantly larger than
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Merrill's Marauders

Merrill's Marauders by Edward YoungMerrill's Marauders were the first American Army infantry unit to fight in the China-Burma-India theater, and one of the most renowned units to come out of World War II (1939-1945). The Marauders established a lasting reputation for hard fighting and tenacity
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Edward Young7 Sep 2012$14.95

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French Warship Crews 1789-1805

French Warship Crews 1789-1805 by Terry CrowdyThis book gives a detailed and authentic account of the life and experiences of French warship crews from the French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802) up to Trafalgar. It describes the recruitment and composition of crews, the different duties performed and
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First Special Service Force 1942-44

First Special Service Force 1942-44 by Bret WernerThis is a concise history of the unique integrated commando-style brigade of US and Canadian volunteers formed in 1942. Hand picked, and trained in airborne, amphibious, mountain and winter warfare, demolitions and close-quarter tactics, they left a combat
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Warsaw Pact Ground Forces

Warsaw Pact Ground Forces by Gordon RottmanOsprey's study of the ground forces of the Cold War (1946-1991). While much has been published on the armed forces of the USSR during the 1980s, surprisingly little is available on the forces supplied by the other member nations of the Warsaw Pact. Rivalling
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US Army Rangers & LRRP Units 1942-87

US Army Rangers & LRRP Units 1942-87 by Gordon RottmanRanger - the very word conjures up visions of small, highly trained units executing lightning-fast raids on an unexpecting enemy. It is also synonymous with high esprit de corps and excellence at arms. The US Army Rangers provide units of well-disciplined
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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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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

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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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Gordon Williamson12 Jun 2013$14.95

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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?

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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.

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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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