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Deadly Blue: Battle Stories of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command by Fred Pushies
Deadly Blue: Battle Stories of the U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command

The story of any military operation revolves not just around strategies and equipment, but around people. Now for the first time, readers will get an intimate look at the people behind CAS-Close Air Support. Their work is both delicate and deadly
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Stories of the Irish in the US Civil War by Damian Shiels
Stories of the Irish in the US Civil War

This is the story of the forgotten role of the 200,000 Irish men and women who were involved in various ways in the US Civil War. This book is based on several years of research by the author, a professional historian, who has put together a series of
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Meeting the Enemy: The Human Face of the Great War by Richard van Emden
Meeting the Enemy: The Human Face of the Great War

A British soldier walked over to the German front line to deliver newspapers; British women married to Germans became ?enemy aliens? in their own country; a high-ranking British POW discussed his own troops? heroism with the Kaiser on the battlefield.
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The Official CIA Manual of Trickery and Deception by H. Keith Melton & Robert Wallace
The Official CIA Manual of Trickery and Deception

Magic or spycraft? In 1953, against the backdrop of the Cold War, the CIA initiated a top-secret program, code-named MKULTRA, to counter Soviet mind-control and interrogation techniques. Realizing that clandestine officers might need to covertly deploy

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Britannia: 100 Documents that Shaped a Nation by Graham Stewart
Britannia: 100 Documents that Shaped a Nation

In Britannia Graham Stewart traces two thousand years of an island's story - from Roman province to twenty-first century European nation-state - through one hundred historic documents. From the eighth-century Lindisfarne Gospels to the great testament
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Graham Stewart 16 Jul 2012 $14.57

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Battles of the Revolutionary War, 1775-1781 by William J. Wood
Battles of the Revolutionary War, 1775-1781

The 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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William J. Wood 20 May 2012 $14.95

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

"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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Terry Eagleton 25 Feb 2013 $14.95

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On American Soil: How Justice Became a Casualty of World War II by Jack Hamann
On American Soil: How Justice Became a Casualty of World War II

On 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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Jack Hamann 6 Jan 2014 $14.95

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Three Sisters by Bi Feiyu
Three Sisters

The second novel from Bi Feiyu, this time dealing with the voyage of three sisters through contemporary China.
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Bi Feiyu 27 Sep 2012 $14.99

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The Error World: An Affair with Stamps by Mr. Simon Garfield
The Error World: An Affair with Stamps

From the author of Mauve, an obsessively readable memoir that brings the mania for stamp collecting to life From the Penny Red to the Blue Mauritius, generations of collectors have been drawn to the mystique of rare stamps.
Once a widespread pastime of
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Mr. Simon Garfield 19 Oct 2012 $14.99

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Amalia's Tale: A Poor Peasant, an Ambitious Attorney, and a Fight for Justice by David I. Kertzer
Amalia's Tale: A Poor Peasant, an Ambitious Attorney, and a Fight for Justice

This quintessential David-and-Goliath saga tells the story of a wholly unexpected triumph of the poor against the rich and of a crusading city attorney who fought on behalf of an impoverished peasant.
Amalia Bagnacavalli, an illiterate young peasant from
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David I. Kertzer 5 Jan 2013 $14.99

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A Very English Hero: The Making of Frank Thompson by Peter J. Conradi
A Very English Hero: The Making of Frank Thompson

An untold story of love, idealism and courage in the Second World War
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Peter J. Conradi 10 Aug 2013 $14.99

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The Great Depression: A Diary by James Ledbetter & B. Roth Daniel
The Great Depression: A Diary

Benjamin Roth was born in New York City in 1894 and moved shortly thereafter to Youngstown, Ohio. He received a law degree and moved back to Youngstown after serving as an Army officer during World War I. When the stock market crashed in 1929, he had
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Sniper: A Novel by Nicolai Lilin
Sniper: A Novel

Poised to stand among the great war novels, the harrowing chronicle of a sniper during the Chechen War.

"The saboteurs? Holy Christ, what happened? What did you do to deserve that?" a fellow soldier responds when he hears that Nicolai Lilin has been assigned
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Nicolai Lilin 6 Sep 2012 $15.95

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Lincoln's Way: How Six Great Presidents Created American Power by Richard Striner
Lincoln's Way: How Six Great Presidents Created American Power

The debate is as old as the American Republic and as current as this morning's headlines. Should a president employ the powers of the federal government to advance our national development and increase the influence and power of the United States aroundthe
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Richard Striner 6 Aug 2010 $15.99

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Lincoln's Way by Richard Striner
Lincoln's Way

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A Movable Feast by Kenneth F. Kiple
A Movable Feast

This book, based largely on the Cambridge World History of Food, provides a look at the globalization of food from the days of the hunter-gatherers to present-day genetically modified plants and animals. The establishment of agriculture and the domestication
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To Be a U. S. Navy Seal by Cliff Hollenbeck
To Be a U. S. Navy Seal

This is an introduction into what it really means to be a U.S. Navy SEAL in today's U.S. Navy-in the sea, in the air, and on the land. The U.S. Navy's elite specialists are among the most highly trained forces capable of undertaking dangerous missions
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To Be a U.S. Marine by S. F. (Steve) Tomajczyk
To Be a U.S. Marine

Comprised of smart, highly adaptable men and women, the Marine Corps serves as the aggressive tip of the U.S. military spear. Theirs is a smaller, more dynamic force than any other in the American arsenal, and the only forward-deployed force designed for
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No Enchanted Palace: The End of Empire and the Ideological Origins of the United Nations by Mark Mazower
No Enchanted Palace: The End of Empire and the Ideological Origins of the United Nations

No Enchanted Palace traces the origins and early development of the United Nations, one of the most influential yet perhaps least understood organizations active in the world today. Acclaimed historian Mark Mazower forces us to set aside the popular myth
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Mark Mazower 12 Jun 2010 $17.95

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No Enchanted Palace: The End of Empire and the Ideological Origins of the United Nations by Mark Mazower
No Enchanted Palace: The End of Empire and the Ideological Origins of the United Nations

No Enchanted Palace traces the origins and early development of the United Nations, one of the most influential yet perhaps least understood organizations active in the world today. Acclaimed historian Mark Mazower forces us to set aside the popular

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Mark Mazower 10 Jan 2013 $17.95

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Because It Is Wrong: Torture, Privacy and Presidential Power in the Age of Terror by Charles Fried & Gregory Fried
Because It Is Wrong: Torture, Privacy and Presidential Power in the Age of Terror

Elevating the torture and privacy debate, this book brilliantly challenges the knee-jerk responses of those in media and government.
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Charles Fried &
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Capitalism and the Jews by Jerry Z. Muller
Capitalism and the Jews

The unique historical relationship between capitalism and the Jews is crucial to understanding modern European and Jewish history. But the subject has been addressed less often by mainstream historians than by anti-Semites or apologists. In this book Jerry
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Jerry Z. Muller 14 Jun 2010 $19.95

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General Sherman's Christmas by Stanley Weintraub
General Sherman's Christmas

Historian Stanley Weintraub, author of Silent Night, combines two winning topicsâ€"Christmas and the Civil Warâ€"in General Sherman's Christmas, new from Smithsonian Books. Focusing on the holiday season of 1864, when General Sherman relentlessly
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Stanley Weintraub 24 Oct 2009 $19.99

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The Longest Decade by George Megalogenis
The Longest Decade

Arguing that Paul Keating and John Howard are the twin architects of a political, economic, and social revolution, this investigation tells the story of how these two politicians carried Australia through a period of trauma and on to an era of unprecedented
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George Megalogenis 19 May 2012 $19.99

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Two Planks and a Passion: The Dramatic History of Skiing by Roland Huntford
Two Planks and a Passion: The Dramatic History of Skiing

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

That it has developed into the leisure
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Roland Huntford 11 Jan 2013 $19.99

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Rethinking the 1950s by Jennifer A. Delton
Rethinking the 1950s

Historians generally portray the 1950s as a conservative era when anticommunism and the Cold War subverted domestic reform, crushed political dissent, and ended liberal dreams of social democracy. These years, historians tell us, represented a turn to
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Jennifer A. Delton 10 Oct 2013 $22.00

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Medieval Mysteries: A Guide to History, Lore, Places and Symbolism by Karen Ralls
Medieval Mysteries: A Guide to History, Lore, Places and Symbolism

Journey into twelve of the world's favorite medieval mysteries and cross the threshold into the world of the High Middle Ages. From Chaucer's Canterbury Tales to Umberto Eco's Name of the Rose to Dan Brown's bestselling The Da Vinci Code, the medieval

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Karen Ralls 16 Jul 2013 $22.95

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A Nation of Immigrants by Susan F. Martin
A Nation of Immigrants

Immigration makes America what it is and is formative for what it will become. America was settled by three different models of immigration, all of which persist to the present. The Virginia Colony largely equated immigration with the arrival of laborers,
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Susan F. Martin 9 Apr 2012 $23.00

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Men-of-War: Life in Nelson's Navy by Patrick O'Brian
Men-of-War: Life in Nelson's Navy

A concise overview, richly illustrated, of the historical background to the acclaimed Aubrey/Maturin novels.

This book is a companion to Patrick O'Brian's sea novels, a straightforward exploration of what daily life in Nelson's navy was really like, for
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Patrick O'Brian 30 Apr 2013 $23.00

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What Went Wrong by Bernard Lewis
What Went Wrong

The New York Times bestselling history of the encounter between Islam and the West and what happed to Islamic civilization in the modern era.
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Bernard Lewis 17 Jul 2013 $23.00

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An Environmental History of Russia by Paul Josephson & Nicolai Dronin & Ruben Mnatsakanian
An Environmental History of Russia

The former Soviet empire spanned eleven time zones and contained half the world's forests; vast deposits of oil, gas and coal; various ores; major rivers such as the Volga, Don and Angara; and extensive biodiversity. These resources and animals, as well
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The Primacy of Politics by Sheri E. Berman
The Primacy of Politics

Political history in the industrial world has indeed ended, argues this pioneering study, but the winner has been social democracy - an ideology and political movement that has been as influential as it has been misunderstood. Berman looks at the history
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Sheri E. Berman 14 Aug 2013 $23.00

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War Is A Force That Gives Us Meaning by Chris Hedges
War Is A Force That Gives Us Meaning

War Is A Force That Gives Us Meaning
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Chris Hedges 18 Aug 2013 $23.00

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Ancient Persia by Matt Waters
Ancient Persia

The Achaemenid Persian Empire, at its greatest territorial extent under Darius I (r.522-486 BCE), held sway over territory stretching from the Indus River Valley to southeastern Europe and from the western Himalayas to northeast Africa. In this book, Matt
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Matt Waters 6 Dec 2013 $23.00

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Witch Craze by Lyndal Roper
Witch Craze

From the gruesome ogress in Hansel and Gretel to the hags at the sabbath in Faust, the witch has been a powerful figure of the Western imagination. In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries thousands of women confessed to being witches—of making

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Lyndal Roper 17 Dec 2013 $23.00

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Reversing Sail by Michael A. Gomez
Reversing Sail

This 2005 book examines the global unfolding of the African Diaspora, the migrations and dispersals of the people of Africa, from antiquity to the modern period. Their exploits, challenges, and struggles are discussed over a wide expanse of time in ways
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Michael A. Gomez 17 Dec 2013 $23.00

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Uprooted and Unwanted: Bosnian Refugees in Austria and the United States by Barbara Franz
Uprooted and Unwanted: Bosnian Refugees in Austria and the United States

Franz studied Bosnian refugees who settled in Vienna, Austria, and New York City, and offers here an analysis of the strategies, skills, and informal networks they used to adapt to policies in their host societies.
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Barbara Franz 28 Dec 2013 $23.00

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A Concise History of France by Roger Price
A Concise History of France

This is the most up-to-date and comprehensive study of French history available ranging from the early middle ages to the present. Amongst its central themes are the relationships between state and society, the impact of war, competition for power, and
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Roger Price 17 Jan 2014 $23.00

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Design for a New Europe by John Gillingham
Design for a New Europe

How did the process of European integration break down; how can it be repaired? In European Integration, 1950 2003, John Gillingham reviewed the history of the European project and predicted the rejection of the European constitution. Now the world's leading
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John Gillingham 28 Mar 2014 $23.00

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Purifying Empire by Deana Heath
Purifying Empire

Purifying Empire explores the material, cultural and moral fragmentation of the boundaries of imperial and colonial rule in the British Empire in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It charts how a particular bio-political project, namely
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Deana Heath 29 Mar 2014 $23.00

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A Concise History of Finland by David Kirby
A Concise History of Finland

Few countries in Europe have undergone such rapid social, political and economic changes as Finland has during the last fifty years. David Kirby here sets out the fascinating history of this northern country, for centuries on the east-west divide of Europe,
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Secret Intelligence and the Holocaust: Collected Essays from the Colloquium at the City University of New York by David Bankier
Secret Intelligence and the Holocaust: Collected Essays from the Colloquium at the City University of New York

The ultimate proof of the ongoing massacre of the Jews and how the Allies found out.
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The Murder of Maxim Gorky: A Secret Execution by Arkadi Vaksberg
The Murder of Maxim Gorky: A Secret Execution

A fascinating view of the Soviet system at the beginning of the Stalin Terror among intellectuals.
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Peter Paul Galligan: "One of the Most Dangerous Men in the Rebel Movement" by Kevin Galligan
Peter Paul Galligan: "One of the Most Dangerous Men in the Rebel Movement"

The stories of the leading figures of the Irish revolution – Michael Collins, Eamon de Valera, and guerrillas like Tom Barry and Ernie O'Malley – have been well told. But many other senior-ranking activists were equally committed. However, their
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Kevin Galligan 29 Jun 2012 $23.26

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UnRoman Britain: Exposing the Great Myth of Britannia by Miles Russell & Stuart Laycock
UnRoman Britain: Exposing the Great Myth of Britannia

When we think of Roman Britain we tend to think of a land of togas and richly decorated palaces with Britons happily going about their much improved daily business under the benign gaze of Rome. This image is to a great extent a fiction. In fact, Britons
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An Imam in Paris: Account of a Stay in France by an Egyptian Cleric (1826-1831) by Daniel L. Newman
An Imam in Paris: Account of a Stay in France by an Egyptian Cleric (1826-1831)

In the 1820s, Rifa'a Rafi' al-Tahtawi, a young Muslim cleric, was a leading member of the first Egyptian educational mission to Paris, where he remained for five years, documenting his observations of European culture. His account, Takhlis al-Ibriz fi
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Daniel L. Newman 30 Aug 2012 $23.32

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Last Trains: Dr Beeching and the death of rural England by Charles Loft
Last Trains: Dr Beeching and the death of rural England

During the course of the 1950s England lost confidence in its rulers and convinced itself it must modernise. The bankrupt, steam-powered railway, run by a Colonel Blimp, symbolised everything that was wrong with the country; the future lay in motorways
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Charles Loft 31 Mar 2013 $23.32

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Tommy at War: 1914-1918 The Soldiers' Own Stories by John Sadler & Rosie Serdiville
Tommy at War: 1914-1918 The Soldiers' Own Stories

2014 marks the centenary of the outbreak of the Great War, arguably the definitive conflict in the history of Europe. Never before or since has such a great swell of popular sentiment produced such a patriotic rush to arms. In the trenches and on the battlefield,
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John Sadler &
Rosie Serdiville
3 Jun 2013 $23.33

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To Battle for God and the Right: The Civil War Letterbooks of Emerson Opdycke by Glenn V. Longacre
To Battle for God and the Right: The Civil War Letterbooks of Emerson Opdycke

As a lieutenant and later a commander, Opdycke played pivotal roles in some of major battles of the western theater, including Chickamauga, Chattanooga, and Missionary Ridge. His brigade saved the Union Army from defeat at the Battle of Franklin. Opdycke's
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Glenn V. Longacre 31 Aug 2013 $23.36

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Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 6 by Peter Cozzens
Battles and Leaders of the Civil War: Volume 6

The first four volumes of Battles and Leaders of the Civil War, published in the late nineteenth century, became the best-selling and most frequently cited works ever published on the Civil War. Volume 6 (like Volume 5), assembled by the acclaimed military
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Peter Cozzens 27 Oct 2013 $23.36

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Gulf Women by Amira Sonbol
Gulf Women

This ground-breaking collection of fifteen essays provides a greater understanding of the history of the Gulf and the Arab world as well as the history of Muslim women.

The result of a project aimed at finding sources and studying the history of women
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Amira Sonbol 17 Feb 2012 $23.39

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Pre-Gay L.A.: A Social History of the Movement for Homosexual Rights by C. Todd White
Pre-Gay L.A.: A Social History of the Movement for Homosexual Rights

This book explores the origins and history of the modern American movement for homosexual rights, which originated in Los Angeles in the late 1940s and continues today. Part ethnography and part social history, it is a detailed account of the history of
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C. Todd White 10 Dec 2012 $23.40

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A Red Family: Junius, Gladys, and Barbara Scales by Mickey Friedman
A Red Family: Junius, Gladys, and Barbara Scales

One of the few publicly known communists in the South, Junius Scales organized textile workers, fought segregation, and was the only American to be imprisoned under the membership clause of the Smith Act during the McCarthy years. This compact collective
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Mickey Friedman 10 Dec 2012 $23.40

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Sex Goes to School: Girls and Sex Education before the 1960s_x000B_ by Susan K. Freeman
Sex Goes to School: Girls and Sex Education before the 1960s_x000B_

When seeking approaches for sex education, few look to the past for guidance. But Susan K. Freeman's investigation of the classrooms of the 1940s and 1950s offers numerous insights into the potential for sex education to address adolescent challenges,
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Susan K. Freeman 10 Dec 2012 $23.40

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German Film after Germany: Toward a Transnational Aesthetic by Randall Halle
German Film after Germany: Toward a Transnational Aesthetic

What is the work of film in the age of transnational production? To answer that question, Randall Halle focuses on the film industry of Germany, one of Europe's largest film markets and one of the world's largest film-producing nations. In the 1990s Germany
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Everything Was Better in America: Print Culture in the Great Depression by David Welky
Everything Was Better in America: Print Culture in the Great Depression

As a counterpart to research on the 1930s that has focused on liberal and radical writers calling for social revolution, David Welky offers this eloquent study of how mainstream print culture shaped and disseminated a message affirming conservative middle-class
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Choosing Revolution: Chinese Women Soldiers on the Long March by Helen Praeger Young
Choosing Revolution: Chinese Women Soldiers on the Long March

What happened to babies born to women soldiers in Chinese communist armies in the mid-1930s? This chilling question and many others are answered in this book about the dozens of women who participated in the Long March. . . . The book will fascinate readers
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Spectres of 1919: Class and Nation in the Making of the New Negro by Barbara Foley
Spectres of 1919: Class and Nation in the Making of the New Negro

With the New Negro movement and the Harlem Renaissance, the 1920s was a landmark decade in African American political and cultural history, characterized by an upsurge in racial awareness, artistic creativity, and anticapitalist radicalism. In Spectres
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From Concentration Camp to Campus: Japanese American Students and World War II by Allan W. Austin
From Concentration Camp to Campus: Japanese American Students and World War II

In the aftermath of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor and the systematic exile and incarceration of thousands of Japanese Americans, the National Japanese American Student Relocation Council was born. Created to facilitate the movement of Japanese American
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The Rural Face of White Supremacy: Beyond Jim Crow by Mark Roman Schultz
The Rural Face of White Supremacy: Beyond Jim Crow

Mark Schultz entered rural Hancock County expecting to confirm the standard expectations about race relations in the South, an area characterized by frequent lynchings, systematic segregation, and universal black poverty. What he found undermined and confounded
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Qualifying Times: Points of Change in U.S. Women's Sport by Jaime Schultz
Qualifying Times: Points of Change in U.S. Women's Sport

How technologies and trends challenge the boundaries for women in sport
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Reinventing The People: The Progressive Movement, the Class Problem, and the Origins of Modern Liberalism by Shelton Stromquist
Reinventing The People: The Progressive Movement, the Class Problem, and the Origins of Modern Liberalism

In this much needed comprehensive study of the Progressive movement, its reformers, their ideology, and the social circumstances they tried to change, Shelton Stromquist contends that the persistence of class conflict in America challenged the very defining
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The Era of Education: The Presidents and the Schools, 1965-2001 by Lawrence J. McAndrews
The Era of Education: The Presidents and the Schools, 1965-2001

This study of educational policy from Lyndon Johnson through Bill Clinton focuses on three specific issues--public school aid, non-public (especially Catholic) school aid, and school desegregation--that speak to the proper role of the federal government
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Righteous Indignation: Religion and the Populist Revolution by Joseph W. Creech Jr.
Righteous Indignation: Religion and the Populist Revolution

Righteous Indignation uncovers what motivated conservative, mostly middle-class southern farmers to revolt against the Democratic Party by embracing the radical, even revolutionary biracial politics of the Peoples Party in the 1890s. While other historians
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Journals of Sieges Carried On by The Army under the Duke of Wellington, in Spain, during the Years 1811 to 1814 - Volume III: Wi by Major-General Sir John T. Jones
Journals of Sieges Carried On by The Army under the Duke of Wellington, in Spain, during the Years 1811 to 1814 - Volume III: Wi

The classic, immensely detailed description of the many sieges of the long drawn-out war that was Britain's major land contribution to the defeat of Napoleon. Sir John Jones was an officer of the Royal Engineers with Wellington in Portugal and Spain and
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Journals of Sieges Carried On by The Army under the Duke of Wellington, in Spain, during the Years 1811 to 1814 - Volume II: Wit by Major-General Sir John T. Jones
Journals of Sieges Carried On by The Army under the Duke of Wellington, in Spain, during the Years 1811 to 1814 - Volume II: Wit

The classic, immensely detailed description of the many sieges of the long drawn-out war that was Britain's major land contribution to the defeat of Napoleon. Sir John Jones was an officer of the Royal Engineers with Wellington in Portugal and Spain and
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Journals of Sieges Carried On by The Army under the Duke of Wellington, in Spain, during the Years 1811 to 1814 - Volume I: With by Major-General Sir John T. Jones
Journals of Sieges Carried On by The Army under the Duke of Wellington, in Spain, during the Years 1811 to 1814 - Volume I: With

The classic, immensely detailed description of the many sieges of the long drawn-out war that was Britain's major land contribution to the defeat of Napoleon. Sir John Jones was an officer of the Royal Engineers with Wellington in Portugal and Spain and
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The Cross of Sacrifice: The Officers, Men and Women of the Merchant Navy and MFA 1914-1919 by S. D. & D. B. Jarvis
The Cross of Sacrifice: The Officers, Men and Women of the Merchant Navy and MFA 1914-1919

More than 2,500 merchant ships and auxiliaries were sunk during the war, by far the greatest majority by U boats. This volume contains the names of all who died serving in the merchant marine and in auxiliaries, armed merchant cruisers, hospital ships
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The 1914 Star to the Royal Navy and Royal Marines by WH Fevyer & JW Wilson
The 1914 Star to the Royal Navy and Royal Marines

The Royal Navy's entitlement to the 1914 Star was almost exclusively restricted to the RN Division though personnel from a few other minor units - including, for example, Sick Berth staff from HMS Pembroke - also qualified. To qualify one had to have served
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WH Fevyer &
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History of the King's Regiment (Liverpool) 1914-1919 Volume III by Everard Wyrall
History of the King's Regiment (Liverpool) 1914-1919 Volume III

Volume III of III This is an impressive history by the most prolific author of Great War divisional and regimental histories, a fine tribute to a regiment that contributed 49 battalions to the nation's war effort, 26 of them served overseas, including
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History of the King's Regiment (Liverpool) 1914-1919 Volume II by Everard Wyrall
History of the King's Regiment (Liverpool) 1914-1919 Volume II

Volume II of III This is an impressive history by the most prolific author of Great War divisional and regimental histories, a fine tribute to a regiment that contributed 49 battalions to the nation's war effort, 26 of them served overseas, including the
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History of the King's Regiment (Liverpool) 1914-1919 Volume I by Everard Wyrall
History of the King's Regiment (Liverpool) 1914-1919 Volume I

Volume I of III This is an impressive history by the most prolific author of Great War divisional and regimental histories, a fine tribute to a regiment that contributed 49 battalions to the nation's war effort, 26 of them served overseas, including the
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Unflinching Courage: Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texas by Kay Bailey Hutchison
Unflinching Courage: Pioneering Women Who Shaped Texas

In Unflinching Courage, former United States Senator and New York Times bestselling author Kay Bailey Hutchison brings to life the incredible stories of the resourceful and brave women who shaped the state of Texas and influenced American history.

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What's in a Surname? A Journey from Abercrombie to Zwicker by David McKie
What's in a Surname? A Journey from Abercrombie to Zwicker

Surnames are much more than convenient identity tags; they are windows into our families' pasts. Some suggest ancestral trades (Butcher, Smith, Roper) or physical appearance (Long, Brown, Thynne). Some provide clues to where we come from (McDonald, Evans,

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Sword of Rome by Douglas Jackson
Sword of Rome

'The story I now commence is rich in vicissitudes, grim with warfare, torn by civil strife, a tale of horror even during times of peace.' Tacitus, The Histories

AD 68. The Emperor Nero's erratic and bloody reign is in its death throes when

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Women and Islamic Revival in a West African Town by Adeline Masquelier
Women and Islamic Revival in a West African Town

How religious issues shape gender and domestic life in West Africa
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Russian Empire by Jane Burbank
Russian Empire

Presents a new conception of the Russian empire
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Heroes and Victims: Remembering War in Twentieth-Century Romania by Maria Bucur
Heroes and Victims: Remembering War in Twentieth-Century Romania

The cultural politics of commemorating war
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How Colonialism Preempted Modernity in Africa by Olfmi Tw
How Colonialism Preempted Modernity in Africa

Challenges the idea that colonialism brought modernity to Africa
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Bush on the Home Front: Domestic Policy Triumphs and Setbacks by John D. Graham
Bush on the Home Front: Domestic Policy Triumphs and Setbacks

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Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace: Patterns, Problems, Possibilities, 2nd Ed. by Laura Zittrain Eisenberg & Neil Caplan
Negotiating Arab-Israeli Peace: Patterns, Problems, Possibilities, 2nd Ed.

The current Arab-Israeli peace process and its historical context
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Laughing Mad: The Black Comic Persona in Post-Soul America by Bambi Haggins
Laughing Mad: The Black Comic Persona in Post-Soul America

Prior to the civil rights movement, comedians performed for audiences that were clearly delineated by race. Black comedians performed (primarily) for black audiences and white comedians performed for whites. Yet during the past forty-five years, black
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Like a Meteor Blazing Brightly: The Short but Controversial Life of Colonel Ulric Dahlgren by Eric J. Wittenberg
Like a Meteor Blazing Brightly: The Short but Controversial Life of Colonel Ulric Dahlgren

The only biography on Ulric Dahlgren, a brilliant, ambitious young man who became the youngest full colonel in the United States Army at the age of 21 yet died before his 22nd birthday, this account chronicles his full life story. Offering evidence of
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Anarchy and Art: From the Paris Commune to the Fall of the Berlin Wall by Allan Antliff
Anarchy and Art: From the Paris Commune to the Fall of the Berlin Wall

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Public Health: The Development of a Discipline, From the Age of Hippocrates to the Progessive Era, Volume One by Sharon Harley
Public Health: The Development of a Discipline, From the Age of Hippocrates to the Progessive Era, Volume One

Globalization is not a new phenomenon; women throughout the world have been dealing with the circumstances and consequences of an international economy long before the advent of the transnational corporate conglomerate. However, in a mercenary example
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Clothing Gandhi's Nation by Lisa N. Trivedi
Clothing Gandhi's Nation

How an ordinary country cloth became a symbol of the Indian nation
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Midway Inquest by Dallas W. Isom
Midway Inquest

The definitive account of Midway and the causes for the Japanese defeat
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Tower Stories: An Oral History of 9/11 by Damon DiMarco
Tower Stories: An Oral History of 9/11

Including follow-up interviews which track contributors' lives since 9/11, as well as never-before-published photographs, this expanded second edition of a literary time capsule preserves a monumental tragedy in American history through the voices of the
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Taken Hostage: The Iran Hostage Crisis and America's First Encounter with Radical Islam by David Farber
Taken Hostage: The Iran Hostage Crisis and America's First Encounter with Radical Islam

On November 4, 1979, Iranian militants stormed the United States Embassy in Tehran and took sixty-six Americans captive. Thus began the Iran Hostage Crisis, an affair that captivated the American public for 444 days and marked America's first confrontation
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Final Verdict by Walter Schneir
Final Verdict

"Walter Schneir's willingness to acknowledge his own mistakes in the interest of historical truth makes all the more powerful his posthumous argument that new evidence throws light on precisely what Julius and Ethel Rosenberg did and didn't do. And Miriam
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Nobody Turn Me Around by Charles Euchner
Nobody Turn Me Around

"A sweeping, comprehensive look at a pivotal march in American history."
—Vanessa Bush, Booklist

"A short but dynamic account of the landmark 1963 protest march that ended with Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have a Dream" speech."
Kirkus Reviews,

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Scorched Earth by Fred A. Wilcox
Scorched Earth

Scorched Earth is the first book to chronicle the effects of chemical warfare on the Vietnamese people and their environment, where, even today, more than 3 million people-including 500,000 children-are sick and dying from birth defects, cancer, and other
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The Imaginary Indian by Daniel Francis
The Imaginary Indian

A new edition of a classic North American text on the image of the Native in non-Native culture.
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A Man Without a Country by Kurt Vonnegut
A Man Without a Country

A Man Without a Country is Kurt Vonnegut's hilariously funny and razor-sharp look at life ("If I die-God forbid—I would like to go to heaven to ask somebody in charge up there, 'Hey, what was the good news and what was the bad news?"), art ("To practice
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Savage or Civilised? Manners in Colonial Australia by Penny Russell
Savage or Civilised? Manners in Colonial Australia

In colonial Australia, manners marked the difference between savagery and civilization, vulgarity and refinement. An intriguing account chronicling behavior, respect, and etiquette, this record answers questions such as When a New South Wales political
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Zombie Myths of Australian Military History by Craig Stockings
Zombie Myths of Australian Military History

In this fascinating account, leading Australian military historians tackle 10 of the most enduring historical zombies, or national myths, that have staggered their way through the halls of military history for more than 200 years. From Aboriginal resistance
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Craig Stockings 14 Apr 2012 $23.95

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Contagious Capitalism by Mary Elizabeth Gallagher
Contagious Capitalism

One of the core assumptions of recent American foreign policy is that China's post-1978 policy of "reform and openness" will lead to political liberalization. This book challenges that assumption and the general relationship between economic liberalization

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The People of the Book: Philosemitism in England, From Cromwell to Churchill by Gertrude Himmelfarb
The People of the Book: Philosemitism in England, From Cromwell to Churchill

The history of Judaism has for too long been dominated by the theme of antisemitism, reducing Judaism to the recurrent saga of persecution and the struggle for survival. The history of philosemitism provides a corrective to that abysmal view, a reminder
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Judgements on History and Historians by Jacob Burckhardt
Judgements on History and Historians

Western Civilisation was in its pomp when Jacob Burckhardt delivered his Judgements on History and Historians; European Empires spanned the globe, while the modern age was being forged in the nationalist revolutions of 1848. As a tutor to the young

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The House on Lemon Street: Japanese Pioneers and The American Dream by Mark Rawitsch
The House on Lemon Street: Japanese Pioneers and The American Dream

In 1915, Jukichi and Ken Harada purchased a house on Lemon Street in Riverside, California. Close to their restaurant, church, and children's school, the house should have been a safe and healthy family home. Before the purchase, white neighbors objected
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An American Provence by Thomas P. Huber
An American Provence

"I have talked about luscious wines and succulent fruit and exquisite dinners. But there may be no more evocative experience of the two valleys than the smell of new-mown hay in the fields at dusk. If a person were to close their eyes, they could not tell
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Enduring Legacies by Reiland Rabaka & Elisa Facio & Daryl Maeda
Enduring Legacies

Traditional accounts of Colorado's history often reflect an Anglocentric perspective that begins with the 1859 Pikes Peak Gold Rush and Colorado's establishment as a state in 1876. Enduring Legacies expands the study of Colorado's past and present by adopting
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Phase Line Green: The Battle for Hue, 1968 by Nicholas Warr
Phase Line Green: The Battle for Hue, 1968

The bloody monthlong battle for the Citadel in Hue pitted U.S. Marines against an entrenched North Vietnamese Army force. By official accounts it was a tactical and moral victory for the Marines and the United States. But here survivor Nicholas Warr describes
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Grace Hopper: Admiral of the Cyber Sea by Kathleen Broome Williams
Grace Hopper: Admiral of the Cyber Sea

When grace Hooper retired as a rear admiral from the U.S. Navy in 1986, she was the first woman restricted line officer to reach flag rank and, at the age of seventy-nine, the oldest serving officer in the Navy. A mathematician by training who became a
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The Japanese Submarine Force and World War II by Carl Boyd & Akihiko Yoshida Yoshida
The Japanese Submarine Force and World War II

When first published in 1995, this book was hailed as an absolutely indispensable contribution to the history of the Pacific War. Drawing heavily from Japanese sources and American wartime intercepts of secret Japanese radio messages, a noted American
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No Higher Honor: Saving the USS Samuel Roberts in the Persian Gulf by Bradley Peniston
No Higher Honor: Saving the USS Samuel Roberts in the Persian Gulf

Like its World War II namesake of Leyte Gulf fame, USS Samuel B. Roberts (FFG 58) was a small combatant built for escort duty. But its skipper imbued his brand-new crew with a fighting spirit to match their forebears, and in 1988 when the guided missile
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Devil Dogs: Fighting Marines of World War I by George B. Clark
Devil Dogs: Fighting Marines of World War I

In telling the story of the extraordinary contributions of the U.S. Marines in World War I, this now-classic history examines the Corps' entire experience in France. Now available in paperback, the book is a valuable resource for data, especially details
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Skinned: Selected Poems by Antjie Krog
Skinned: Selected Poems

One of South Africa's greatest living poets selects from her most recent poems and also from the poems and the themes that best represent her from across her long career.

Part One of Skinned contains poems about writing, family and love poems. The poems

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The Lost Battalion of Tet: The Breakout of 2/12th Cavalry at Hue by Charles A. Krohn
The Lost Battalion of Tet: The Breakout of 2/12th Cavalry at Hue

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The Snow Lion and the Dragon: China, Tibet, and the Dalai Lama by Melvyn C. Goldstein
The Snow Lion and the Dragon: China, Tibet, and the Dalai Lama

Tensions over the "Tibet Question"-the political status of Tibet-are escalating every day. The Dalai Lama has gained broad international sympathy in his appeals for autonomy from China, yet the Chinese government maintains a hard-line position against
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The Fifth French Republic: Presidents, Politics and Personalities by Philip Malcolm Waller Thody
The Fifth French Republic: Presidents, Politics and Personalities

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Colorado: A History of the Centennial State, Fifth Edition by Carl Abbott
Colorado: A History of the Centennial State, Fifth Edition

Since 1976, newcomers and natives alike have learned about the rich history of the magnificent place they call home from Colorado: A History of the Centennial State. In the fifth edition, coauthors Carl Abbott, Stephen J. Leonard, and Thomas J. Noel

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Angel of Dien Bien Phu: The Lone French Woman at the Decisive Battle for Vietnam by Genevieve de Galard
Angel of Dien Bien Phu: The Lone French Woman at the Decisive Battle for Vietnam

As the only French woman among some 11,000 defenders at Dien Bien Phu, Genevive de Galard had a unique perspective of the siege and fall of the French fortress. This memoir about her years as a flight nurse for the French air force offers previously unknown
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The Routledge Companion to Historical Studies by Alun Munslow
The Routledge Companion to Historical Studies

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The Two Red Flags by David Childs
The Two Red Flags

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At Sea in the City: New York from the Water's Edge by William Kornblum
At Sea in the City: New York from the Water's Edge

New York is a city of few boundaries, a city of well-known streets and blocks that ramble on and on, into our literature, dreams, and nightmares. We know the city by the byways that split it, streets like Broadway and Madison and Flatbush and Delancey.
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The Superpowers by Paul Dukes
The Superpowers

The Superpowers traces the development of the USA and Russia from 1898 through to 2000, placing the cold war, from inception to ending, into the wider social, economic and political context.
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Journey to the Heart of Cuba: Life as Fidel Castro by Montaner
Journey to the Heart of Cuba: Life as Fidel Castro

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A Tactical Ethic: Moral Conduct in the Insurgent Battlespace by Dick Couch
A Tactical Ethic: Moral Conduct in the Insurgent Battlespace

Following the success of his recent book on Navy SEALs in Iraq, The Sheriff of Ramadi, bestselling author and combat veteran Dick Couch now examines the importance of battlefield ethics in effectively combating terrorists without losing the battle for
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A Question Of Intent: A Great American Battle With A Deadly Industry by David Kessler
A Question Of Intent: A Great American Battle With A Deadly Industry

From the controversial former FDA commissioner: the surprisingly gripping, suspenseful, inside story of how the FDA confronted the tobacco industry
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Stranded in the Philippines: Professor Bell's Private War Against the Japanese by Scott A. Mills
Stranded in the Philippines: Professor Bell's Private War Against the Japanese

American missionaries Henry Roy Bell and his wife Edna had been teaching in the Philippines at Silliman University for twenty years when the Japanese invaded the islands after the attack on Pearl Harbor. This is the story of their guerilla war against
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Diary of a Combatant: The Diary of the Revolution that Made Che Guevara a Legend by Ernesto Che Guevara
Diary of a Combatant: The Diary of the Revolution that Made Che Guevara a Legend

Che Guevara's original, unpublished diaries from the guerrilla war in Cuba's Sierra Maestra.
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S & L Hell: The People and the Politics Behind the $1 Trillion Savings and Loan Scandal by Kathleen Day
S & L Hell: The People and the Politics Behind the $1 Trillion Savings and Loan Scandal

The savings and loan debacle is the costliest scandal in the country's history. How could such a catastrophe have occurred?

The most remarkable thing about the collapse of the savings and loan industry is that so many of the major participants--the regulators,
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The Battle of the Otranto Straits by Paul G. Halpern
The Battle of the Otranto Straits

The little-known story of the largest naval engagement in the Mediterranean during the First World War.
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American Dictators: Frank Hague, Nucky Johnson, and the Perfection of the Urban Political Machine by Steven Hart
American Dictators: Frank Hague, Nucky Johnson, and the Perfection of the Urban Political Machine

American Dictators is the dual biography of two legendary New Jersey political bosses: Frank Hague, who intimidated presidents and wielded unchallenged power for over three decades, and Enoch "Nucky" Johnson, the inspiration for the hit HBO series,

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The Walrus and the Elephants: John Lennon's Years of Revolution by James Mitchell
The Walrus and the Elephants: John Lennon's Years of Revolution

In late 1971 John Lennon left London behind and moved to New York, eager to join a youth movement rallying for social justice and an end to the Vietnam War. Lennon was quickly embraced by radicals and revolutionaries, the hippies and Yippies at odds with
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Wolfpack Warriors: The Story of World War II's Most Successful Fighter Outfit by Roger Freeman
Wolfpack Warriors: The Story of World War II's Most Successful Fighter Outfit

In the later years of the Second World War Germany was subjected to a tremendous onslaught by the bomber commands of both the RAF and USAAF, as well as being assaulted by land. For these twin strategies to succeed the Allies had to obtain and hold air
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Lighthouses & Keepers: The U.S. Lighthouse Service and its Legacy by Dennis L. Noble
Lighthouses & Keepers: The U.S. Lighthouse Service and its Legacy

From the East Coast to the West Coast, the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico and Hawaiian Islands, this handsome book helps explain the lure of lighthouses in the United States. Among the most recognized structures of the maritime world, these lonely sentinels
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The War Comes to Plum Street by Bruce C. Smith
The War Comes to Plum Street

The War Comes to Plum Street brings to life the Second World War through the eyes of a small group of neighbors from a Midwestern town. Bruce C. Smith presents their stories just as they happened, without explanation or interpretation. To experience the
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Einstein on Race and Racism by Prof. Fred Jerome & Rodger Taylor
Einstein on Race and Racism

Nearly fifty years after his death, Albert Einstein remains one of America's foremost cultural icons. A thicket of materials, ranging from scholarly to popular, have been written, compiled, produced, and published about his life and his teachings. Among
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American Confluence by Stephen Aron
American Confluence

A bold new history of Missouri--the region where the American West begins.
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The Scorpion's Sting: Antislavery and the Coming of the Civil War by James Oakes
The Scorpion's Sting: Antislavery and the Coming of the Civil War

An award-winning historian illuminates the strategy for ending slavery that precipitated the crisis of civil war.

Surrounded by a ring of fire, the scorpion stings itself to death. The image, widespread among antislavery leaders before the Civil War,

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A Great and Noble Scheme: The Tragic Story of the Expulsion of the French Acadians from their American Homeland by John Mack Faragher
A Great and Noble Scheme: The Tragic Story of the Expulsion of the French Acadians from their American Homeland

"Altogether superb; a worthy memorial to the victims of two and a half centuries past."--Kirkus Reviews, starred review

In 1755, New England troops embarked on a "great and noble scheme" to expel 18,000 French-speaking Acadians ("the neutral French")
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Murder in Marrakesh by Jonathan G. Katz
Murder in Marrakesh

A true and intriguing story that exposes French colonial motives in Morocco
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Forgotten Raiders of '42 by Tripp Wiles
Forgotten Raiders of '42

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Buccaneer Boys: True Tales by those who Flew the 'Last all- British Bomber' by Graham Pitchfork
Buccaneer Boys: True Tales by those who Flew the 'Last all- British Bomber'

Twenty-four aircrew who flew the iconic aircraft with the Fleet Air Arm, the Royal Air Force and the South African Air Force (SAAF) relate their experiences and affection for the Blackburn Buccaneer. Arranged in chronological order, the book traces the
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Battle of Surigao Strait by Anthony P. Tully
Battle of Surigao Strait

A radical reassessment of this important World War II naval battle
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Eve - Sex, Childbirth and Motherhood Through the Ages by Petrina Brown
Eve - Sex, Childbirth and Motherhood Through the Ages

To relieve sore breasts, drink mouse dung diluted with rainwater and ass's milk . In Eve, Petrina Brown explores the changing facets of sex and relationships; the influence of religion and folklore; the changing role of the midwife; and the development
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A Troubled Dream: The Promise and Failure of School Desegregation in Louisiana by Bankston Carl L. III & Stephen J. Caldas
A Troubled Dream: The Promise and Failure of School Desegregation in Louisiana

Examines the failed desegregation efforts in Louisiana as a case study to show how desegregation has followed the same unsuccessful pattern across the United States.
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Bankston Carl L. III &
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The Human Tradition in the Black Atlantic, 1500-2000 by Mamigonian/racine
The Human Tradition in the Black Atlantic, 1500-2000

Like snapshots of everyday life in the past, the compelling biographies in this book document the making of the Black Atlantic world since the sixteenth century from the point of view of those who were part of it. Centering on the diaspora caused by the
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D-Day in the Pacific by Harold J. Goldberg
D-Day in the Pacific

A dramatic account of the bloody fight for Saipan, June 1944
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The End of the American Century by David S. Mason
The End of the American Century

This compelling and persuasive book is the first to explore all of the interrelated aspects of America's decline. Hard-hitting and provocative, yet measured and clearly written, The End of the American Century demonstrates the phases of social, economic,
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War and Genocide: A Concise History of the Holocaust by Doris L. Bergen
War and Genocide: A Concise History of the Holocaust

In examining one of the defining events of the 20th century, Doris Bergen situates the Holocaust in its historical, political, social, cultural, and military contexts. Unlike many other treatments of the Holocaust, this revised, second edition discusses
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The Quest for Justice by Ken Crispin
The Quest for Justice

Enlightening and thought-provoking, this volume considers the strengths and weaknesses of the Australian legal system with clarity and compassion. A definitive guide to the justice system, this account answers questions such as What is justice? How does
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Subhas Chandra Bose In Nazi Germany by Romain Hayes
Subhas Chandra Bose In Nazi Germany

On April 3, 1941, a man claiming to be an Italian diplomat arrived in Berlin, demanding a meeting with Ernst Woermann, the German undersecretary of state. Woermann admitted the man and listened carefully to his plans. The diplomat spoke of establishing
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The Deeds of the Franks and Other Jerusalem-Bound Pilgrims by Nirmal Dass
The Deeds of the Franks and Other Jerusalem-Bound Pilgrims

This new translation offers a faithful yet accessible English-language rendering of the twelfth-century Gesta Francorum et aliorum Hierosolomitanorum, the earliest known Latin account of the First Crusade. Although an anonymous work, it has become the
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Thorps in a Changing Landscape by Paul Cullen & Richard Jones & David Parsons
Thorps in a Changing Landscape

Considering the minor settlements of England's Danelaw-villages known as thorps or throps-this history demonstrates how place-name evidence can be used to understand early cultures. By integrating linguistic and archaeological approaches, it establishes
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Ming China, 1368-1644 by John Dardess
Ming China, 1368-1644

This engaging, deeply informed book provides the first concise history of one of ChinaOs most important eras. Leading scholar John Dardess offers a thematically organized political, social, and economic exploration of China from 1368 to 1644. He examines
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Ming China, 1368-1644 by John Dardess
Ming China, 1368-1644

This engaging, deeply informed book provides the first concise history of one of ChinaOs most important eras. Leading scholar John Dardess offers a thematically organized political, social, and economic exploration of China from 1368 to 1644. He examines
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Excellence for All by Jack Schneider
Excellence for All

By the early twentyfirst century, a startling consensus had emerged about the overall aim of American school reform. In an era of political discord, and in a field historically known for contentiousness, the notion of promoting educational excellence for
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Jack Schneider 7 Dec 2011 $23.99

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Deserted Villages Revisited by Christopher Dyer & Richard Jones
Deserted Villages Revisited

Assembling leading experts on the subject, this account explores the circumstances surrounding the disappearance of thousands of villages and smaller settlements in England and Wales between 1340 and 1750. By revisiting the deserted villages, this breakthrough
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Christopher Dyer &
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Hesitation Kills by Jane Blair
Hesitation Kills

This riveting memoir is the first book written by a female Marine about the war in Iraq, and one of the only books written by a woman who has experienced combat first hand. Throughout her deployment, Jane kept a journal of her and her fellow lieutenants'
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The Human Tradition in the Black Atlantic, 1500-2000 by Beatriz Mamigonian
The Human Tradition in the Black Atlantic, 1500-2000

Like snapshots of everyday life in the past, the compelling biographies in this book document the making of the Black Atlantic world since the sixteenth century from the point of view of those who were part of it. Centering on the diaspora caused by the
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Loud and Clear by Iftach Spector
Loud and Clear

A recently retired Israeli Air Force general and its second-highest-scoring fighter ace, Iftach Spector is one of Israel's living legends. He was the leader of the flight that attacked the USS Liberty in 1967. After the 1967 and 1973 wars, in which he

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Mr. Churchill's Profession: The Statesman as Author and the Book That Defined the "Special Relationship" by Peter Clarke
Mr. Churchill's Profession: The Statesman as Author and the Book That Defined the "Special Relationship"

In 1953, Winston Churchill received the Nobel Prize-for Literature. In fact, Churchill was a professional writer before he was a politician, and published a stream of books and articles over the course of two intertwined careers. Now historian Peter Clarke
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Jewish Masculinities: German Jews, Gender, and History by Benjamin Maria Maria Baader
Jewish Masculinities: German Jews, Gender, and History

Stereotyped as delicate and feeble intellectuals, Jewish men in German-speaking lands in fact developed a rich and complex spectrum of male norms, models, and behaviors. Jewish Masculinities explores conceptions and experiences of masculinity among Jews
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The Deeds of the Franks and Other Jerusalem-Bound Pilgrims: The Earliest Chronicle of the First Crusade by Nirmal Dass
The Deeds of the Franks and Other Jerusalem-Bound Pilgrims: The Earliest Chronicle of the First Crusade

This new translation offers a faithful yet accessible English-language rendering of the twelfth-century Gesta Francorum et aliorum Hierosolomitanorum, the earliest known Latin account of the First Crusade. Although an anonymous work, it has become

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The Columbia Documentary History of Religion in America Since 1945 by Paul Harvey
The Columbia Documentary History of Religion in America Since 1945

This unique documentary history brings together manifestos, Supreme Court decisions, congressional testimonies, speeches, articles, book excerpts, pastoral letters, interviews, song lyrics, memoirs, and poems reflecting the vitality, diversity, and changing

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Transnational Desires: Brazilian Erotic Dancers in New York by Suzana Maia
Transnational Desires: Brazilian Erotic Dancers in New York

Migrant sex workers are commonly cast as victims, moved by desperation to flee poverty and hopelessness in their home country. The Brazilian erotic dancers Suzana Maia presents in Transnational Desires, however, are women from the Brazilian middle classsome
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The Cinema of Latin America by Alberto Elena
The Cinema of Latin America

The Cinema of Latin America is the first volume in the new 24 Frames series of studies of national and regional cinema. In taking an explicitly text-centered approach, the books in this series offer a unique way of considering the particular concerns,
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Anne Frank Unbound: Media, Imagination, Memory by Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett
Anne Frank Unbound: Media, Imagination, Memory

As millions of people around the world who have read her diary attest, Anne Frank, the most familiar victim of the Holocaust, has a remarkable place in contemporary memory. Anne Frank Unbound looks beyond this young girl's words at the numerous ways people
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Fever Season: The Story of a Terrifying Epidemic and the People Who Saved a City by Jeanette Keith
Fever Season: The Story of a Terrifying Epidemic and the People Who Saved a City

While the American South had grown to expect a yellow fever breakout almost annually, the 1878 epidemic was without question the worst ever. Moving up the Mississippi River in the late summer, in the span of just a few months the fever killed more than
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Zumwalt: The Life and Times of Admiral Elmo Russell "Bud" Zumwalt, Jr. by Larry Berman
Zumwalt: The Life and Times of Admiral Elmo Russell "Bud" Zumwalt, Jr.

Admiral Elmo Russell Zumwalt, Jr., the charismatic chief of naval operations (CNO) and "the navy's most popular leader since WWII" (Time), was a man who embodied honor, courage, and commitment. In a career spanning forty years, he rose to the top echelon

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Sowing Change: The Making of Havana's Urban Agriculture by Adriana Premat
Sowing Change: The Making of Havana's Urban Agriculture

Following the dissolution of the Soviet bloc, Cuba found itself struggling to find its place in a new geopolitical context, while dealing with an unprecedented agricultural and food crisis that experts feel foreshadows the future of many countries across
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American Conservatism: Thinking It, Teaching It by Paul Lyons
American Conservatism: Thinking It, Teaching It

This book offers a rare opportunity to read about how a scholar's teaching informs his research, in this case an examination of the nature of American conservatism. It is based on an interdisciplinary senior seminar Lyons taught in Spring 2006. His teaching
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China's Tibet? Autonomy or Assimilation by Warren W. Smith Jr.
China's Tibet? Autonomy or Assimilation

This groundbreaking book explores China's efforts to assimilate Tibet, in the process rewriting Tibetan history to conform to its own goals. Warren Smith argues that Beijing fears any genuine autonomy or dialogue with the Dalai Lama, convinced that it
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Highlife Saturday Night: Popular Music and Social Change in Urban Ghana by Nathan Plageman
Highlife Saturday Night: Popular Music and Social Change in Urban Ghana

Highlife Saturday Night captures the vibrancy of Saturday nights in Ghana-when musicians took to the stage and dancers took to the floor-in this penetrating look at musical leisure during a time of social, political, and cultural change. Framing dance
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China's Tibet? Autonomy or Assimilation by Warren W. Smith Jr.
China's Tibet? Autonomy or Assimilation

This groundbreaking book explores China's efforts to assimilate Tibet, in the process rewriting Tibetan history to conform to its own goals. Warren Smith argues that Beijing fears any genuine autonomy or dialogue with the Dalai Lama, convinced that it
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Warren W. Smith Jr. 7 Dec 2012 $23.99

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A Choice of Enemies by Lawrence Freedman
A Choice of Enemies

A renowned historian and security analyst sheds new light on America's quintessential foreign policy dilemma: our recent engagement in the Middle East
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The Colorado Mountain Companion: A Potpourri of Useful Miscellany from the Highest Parts of the Highest State by John Fayhee
The Colorado Mountain Companion: A Potpourri of Useful Miscellany from the Highest Parts of the Highest State

A treasure trove of useful (and just plain fun) information about Colorado's mountain country. A handy-dandy, comprehensive, wide-ranging reference guide to settling (good-naturedly) any arguments about Colorado's high country. We're not just talking about
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John Fayhee 12 Jan 2013 $23.99

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The Die-Hards in the Great War: Vol. 1 by Everard Wyrall
The Die-Hards in the Great War: Vol. 1

The 'Die-Hards' is the nickname of the Middlesex Regiment, earned at the battle of Albuera in the Peninsular War in May 1811. The Regiment was one of five that had four regular battalions before the outbreak of war, it also had two Special Reserve battalions
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The Die-Hards in the Great War: Vol. 2 by Everard Wyrall
The Die-Hards in the Great War: Vol. 2

The 'Die-Hards' is the nickname of the Middlesex Regiment, earned at the battle of Albuera in the Peninsular War in May 1811. The Regiment was one of five that had four regular battalions before the outbreak of war, it also had two Special Reserve battalions
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Demystifying China: New Understandings of Chinese History by Naomi Standen
Demystifying China: New Understandings of Chinese History

For westerners, China's history is often reduced to a choice between timeless Confucian ideals or incomprehensible barbarisms such as footbinding or mass slaughter. This engaging and deeply knowledgeable book vigorously counters such oversimplifications.
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The Mtis of Senegal: Urban Life and Politics in French West Africa by Hilary Jones
The Mtis of Senegal: Urban Life and Politics in French West Africa

The Mtis of Senegal is a history of politics and society among an influential group of mixed-race people who settled in coastal Africa under French colonialism. Hilary Jones describes how the mtis carved out a niche as middleman traders for European
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Language and Power in the Early Middle Ages by Patrick J. Geary
Language and Power in the Early Middle Ages

Language and ideology in the scholarship of the late Middle Ages
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The Arab Revolts: Dispatches on Militant Democracy in the Middle East by David McMurray
The Arab Revolts: Dispatches on Militant Democracy in the Middle East

The 2011 eruptions of popular discontent across the Arab world, popularly dubbed the Arab Spring, were local manifestations of a regional mass movement for democracy, freedom, and human dignity. Authoritarian regimes were either overthrown or put on notice
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Becoming Soviet Jews: The Bolshevik Experiment in Minsk by Elissa Bemporad
Becoming Soviet Jews: The Bolshevik Experiment in Minsk

Minsk, the present capital of Belarus, was a heavily Jewish city in the decades between the world wars. Recasting our understanding of Soviet Jewish history, Becoming Soviet Jews demonstrates that the often violent social changes enforced by the communist

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China's Road to the Korean War: The Making of the Sino-American Confrontation by Chen Jian
China's Road to the Korean War: The Making of the Sino-American Confrontation

Why did China enter the Korean War? What made Mao Zedong, only one year after the establishment of the People's Republic of China, decide to assist North Korea in fighting a coalition of nearly all of the Western industrial powers? Many scholars have traditionally
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A Spy in Their Midst: The World War II Struggle of a Japanese-American Hero by Richard Sakakida & Wayne S. Kiyosaki
A Spy in Their Midst: The World War II Struggle of a Japanese-American Hero

A Japanese-American spy, captured by the Japanese in WWII, tells of his remarkable capture and survival.
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Encountering Morocco: Fieldwork and Cultural Understanding by David Crawford
Encountering Morocco: Fieldwork and Cultural Understanding

Encountering Morocco introduces readers to life in this North African country through vivid accounts of fieldwork as personal experience and intellectual journey. We meet the contributors at diverse stages of their careers-from the unmarried researcher
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Africas Ogun by Sandra T. Barnes
Africas Ogun

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The Supper Club Book: A Celebration of a Midwest Tradition by Dave Hoekstra
The Supper Club Book: A Celebration of a Midwest Tradition

The phenomenon of the supper club—as unique to the Upper Midwest as great lakes, cheese curds, and Curly Lambeau—is explored for the first time in this attractive and engaging book. Revealing the rich history behind these time-honored establishments,
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Canadian Nuclear Weapons: The Untold Story of Canada's Cold War Arsenal by John Clearwater
Canadian Nuclear Weapons: The Untold Story of Canada's Cold War Arsenal

Brings together until-recently secret information about the nature of the nuclear arsenal in Canada, from 1963 to 1984.
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A History of Antarctica by Stephen Martin
A History of Antarctica

This is a comprehensive history of Antarctica from the earliest human contact through to the present. It covers the early explorers (Polynesians), the flora and the fauna, geological features, and the amazing marine diversity. The author discusses the
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21: Every Day Was New Year's Eve by Peter H. Kriendler & Paul Jeffers
21: Every Day Was New Year's Eve

The story of New York's 21 Club is the story of American glamour in the twentieth century.
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The U.S.-Mexican Border in the Twentieth Century by David E. Lorey
The U.S.-Mexican Border in the Twentieth Century

The 2,000-mile-long international boundary between the United States and Mexico gives shape to a unique social, economic, and cultural entity. David Lorey here offers the first comprehensive treatment of the fascinating evolution of the region over the
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Jewish Poland Revisited: Heritage Tourism in Unquiet Places by Erica T. Lehrer
Jewish Poland Revisited: Heritage Tourism in Unquiet Places

Since the end of Communism, Jews from around the world have visited Poland to tour Holocaust-related sites. A few venture further, seeking to learn about their own Polish roots and connect with contemporary Poles. For their part, a growing number of Poles
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Debt: Ethics, the Environment, and the Economy by Peter Y. Paik
Debt: Ethics, the Environment, and the Economy

From personal finance and consumer spending to ballooning national expenditures on warfare and social welfare, debt is fundamental to the dynamics of global capitalism. The contributors to this volume explore the concept of indebtedness in its various
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War and Technology by Jeremy M. Black
War and Technology

In this engaging book, Jeremy Black argues that technology neither acts as an independent variable nor operates without major limitations. This includes its capacity to obtain end results, as technology's impact is far from simple and its pathways are
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The Last Warlord: The Life and Legend of Dostum, the Afghan Warrior Who Led US Special Forces to Topple the Taliban Re by Brian Glyn Williams
The Last Warlord: The Life and Legend of Dostum, the Afghan Warrior Who Led US Special Forces to Topple the Taliban Re

Chronicling the spectacular rise to power of General Abdul Rashid Dostum, this is an intimate profile of the one of the most powerful warlords to have dominated Afghanistan in the years since the Soviet withdrawal in the late 1980s. His rise from simple

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Debating the Origins of the Cold War: American and Russian Perspectives by Ralph B. Levering & Vladimir O. Pechatnov & Verena Botzenhart-Viehe
Debating the Origins of the Cold War: American and Russian Perspectives

Debating the Origins of the Cold War examines the coming of the Cold War through Americans' and Russians' contrasting perspectives and actions. In two engaging essays, the authors demonstrate that a huge gap existed between the democratic, capitalist,
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The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton: Victorian England's "Scandal of the Century" and the Fallen Socialite Who Changed Wome by Diane Atkinson
The Criminal Conversation of Mrs. Norton: Victorian England's "Scandal of the Century" and the Fallen Socialite Who Changed Wome

A forgotten heroine of the women's rights movement is rescued from obscurity in this biography of Caroline Norton, a respected poet, songwriter, and socialite whose 1836 adultery trial rocked Victorian England. When George Norton accused his wife of having

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Debating the Origins of the Cold War: American and Russian Perspectives by Ralph B. Levering & Vladimir O. Pechatnov & Verena Botzenhart-Viehe
Debating the Origins of the Cold War: American and Russian Perspectives

Debating the Origins of the Cold War examines the coming of the Cold War through Americans' and Russians' contrasting perspectives and actions. In two engaging essays, the authors demonstrate that a huge gap existed between the democratic, capitalist,
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Urbanism in the Aegean Bronze Age by Keith Branigan
Urbanism in the Aegean Bronze Age

State-formation and the emergence of civilization have been two of the major arenas of debate in Aegean prehistory for the last twenty five years. The process of urbanization has therefore been at the forefront of scholarly debate. Bronze Age towns, however,
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Room 1219: The Life of Fatty Arbuckle, the Mysterious Death of Virginia Rappe, and the Scandal That Changed Hol by Greg Merritt
Room 1219: The Life of Fatty Arbuckle, the Mysterious Death of Virginia Rappe, and the Scandal That Changed Hol

Part biography, part true-crime narrative, this painstakingly researched book chronicles the improbable rise and stunning fall of Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle from his early big screen success to his involvement in actress Virginia Rappe's death, and the resulting

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Robert E. Lee: A Life Portrait by David J. Eicher
Robert E. Lee: A Life Portrait

This book offers both a succinct biography and the definitive collection of nearly 350 photographs, important paintings, original ingravings, artifacts, and significant documents pertaining to the Confederate general.
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Roosevelt the Explorer: T.R.'s Amazing Adventures as a Naturalist, Conservationist, and Explorer by H. Paul Jeffers
Roosevelt the Explorer: T.R.'s Amazing Adventures as a Naturalist, Conservationist, and Explorer

Jeffers' book chronicles Theodore Roosevelt's lifelong quests and expeditions-thrilling and often dangerous journeys that produced much important scientific research and took him across North America, South America, and Africa.
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Remaking Italy in the Twentieth Century by Roy Palmer Domenico
Remaking Italy in the Twentieth Century

Although the unification of Italy in 1870 initially defined the nation's geographic boundaries, Italians faced the new challenge of determining their nation's social, political, and cultural identity as they entered the twentieth century. In Remaking Italy
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Remaking Italy in the Twentieth Century by Roy Palmer Domenico
Remaking Italy in the Twentieth Century

Although the unification of Italy in 1870 initially defined the nation's geographic boundaries, Italians faced the new challenge of determining their nation's social, political, and cultural identity as they entered the twentieth century. In Remaking Italy
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Philosophical Writings: Arthur Schopenhauer: Arthur Schopenhauer by Wolfgang Schirmacher
Philosophical Writings: Arthur Schopenhauer: Arthur Schopenhauer

As composer Richard Wagner noted, with Schopenhauer one may finally give voice to the secretly held belief that the world is bad. This blunt honesty was Schopenhauer's trademark. Perhaps no philosopher equaled him in relatinf metaphysical speculation to
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Wolfgang Schirmacher 26 Sep 2013 $23.99

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Palestine and the Palestinians in the 21st Century by Rochelle Davis
Palestine and the Palestinians in the 21st Century

Recent developments in Palestinian political, economic, and social life have resulted in greater insecurity and diminishing confidence in Israel's willingness to abide by political agreements or the Palestinian leadership's ability to forge consensus.
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Texas Women in World War II by Cindy Weigan
Texas Women in World War II

In this unique work, author Cindy Weigand chronicles the personal experiences of various female veterans during World War II. Now residing in Texas, these courageous women tell their individual stories, describing such experiences as enduring troop train
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Debating the Kennedy Presidency by James N. Giglio & Stephen G. Rabe
Debating the Kennedy Presidency

Debating the Kennedy Presidency examines the successes and failures of Kennedy's foreign and domestic policies. The differing viewpoints of the two authors, as well as the supplementary documents, allow readers to examine the issues and draw their own
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James N. Giglio &
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Rebels in Blue: The Story of Keith and Malinda Blalock by Peter F. Stevens
Rebels in Blue: The Story of Keith and Malinda Blalock

This Civil War story follows the real-life exploits of a married couple who fought side-by-side as soldiers for the North, the South, and finally for a band of marauding, pro-Union partisans.
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Debating the Kennedy Presidency by James N. Giglio & Stephen G. Rabe
Debating the Kennedy Presidency

Debating the Kennedy Presidency examines the successes and failures of Kennedy's foreign and domestic policies. The differing viewpoints of the two authors, as well as the supplementary documents, allow readers to examine the issues and draw their own
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James N. Giglio &
Stephen G. Rabe
5 Oct 2013 $23.99

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Where Were You? America Remembers the JFK Assassination by Gus Russo & Harry Moses
Where Were You? America Remembers the JFK Assassination

November 22, 1963. A policeman's wife was fetching their sick child from school. A young shoe store manager had no idea what lay in wait for him that day. A future president was tending to his farm. A future vice president was standing on the steps of
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Gus Russo &
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A Punishment on the Nation: An Iowa Soldier Endures the Civil War by Brian Craig Miller
A Punishment on the Nation: An Iowa Soldier Endures the Civil War

Private Silas W. Haven, a native New Englander transplanted to Iowa, enlisted in 1862 to fight in a war that he believed was God's punishment for the sin of slavery. Only through the war's purifying bloodshed, thought Haven, could the nation be redeemed
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The U.S.-Mexican Border in the Twentieth Century by David E. Lorey
The U.S.-Mexican Border in the Twentieth Century

The 2,000-mile-long international boundary between the United States and Mexico gives shape to a unique social, economic, and cultural entity. David E. Lorey here offers the first comprehensive treatment of the fascinating evolution of the region over
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The Tribes of Muriwhenua: Their Stories and Origins by Dorothy Urlich Cloher
The Tribes of Muriwhenua: Their Stories and Origins

This compilation of myths, legends, and oral histories from the far north of New Zealand is the story of the people who make up the tribes of Muriwhenua. The author provides whakapapa (genealogy and history) as well as a variety of lively and dramatic
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'Hauhau': The Pai Marire Search for Maori Identity by Paul Clark
'Hauhau': The Pai Marire Search for Maori Identity

To most New Zealanders, the word 'Hauhau' conjures up a picture of bloodthirsty fanaticism. This book, the definitive study of the Pai Marire or 'Hauhau' Māori movement in the 1860s, presents a different view. Pai Marire is shown as being a search
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Changing Times by Jenny Carlyon & Diana Morrow
Changing Times

From the "golden weather" of postwar economic growth, through the globalization, economic challenges, and protest of the 1960s and 1970s, to the free market revolution and new immigrants of the 1980s and 1990s and beyond, this account, the most complete

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Waihou Journeys by Caroline Phillips
Waihou Journeys

Drawing on archaeology, Maori oral history, European accounts, this is a fascinating study of cultural change and development by Maori in a single region of New Zealand.
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World Famous in New Zealand by Colin Campbell-Hunt
World Famous in New Zealand

How can NZ firms in a small economy at the edge of the world make it on the international stage? This pioneering study answers these questions based on close study of 10 world class NZ companies. By a respected team of researchers.
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Joyita by David Wright
Joyita

In 1955 the United States-owned ship Joyita mysteriously disappeared while sailing between Apia, Samoa, and Tokelau in the Pacific Ocean. The ship was discovered in poor condition near Fiji five weeks later, but no trace has ever been found of the 25
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David Wright 21 Nov 2013 $23.99

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Kinds of Peace by Keith Sinclair
Kinds of Peace

Admirably clear and concise in its account of the aftermath of the land wars, Kinds of Peace examines the political, religious and other reactions among Māori towards the coming of peace. It considers the effect of the wars on the Māori people
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The Nationbuilders: Shaping the NZ Nation 193184 by Brian Easton
The Nationbuilders: Shaping the NZ Nation 193184

This is a collection of linked essays on individuals and companies from 1931 to 1984 who contributed in major ways to building the New Zealand nation. It captures the intertwining of the lives of politicians, their advisers, and those influence them, as
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Brian Easton 26 Nov 2013 $23.99

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The Witch Hunts: A History of the Witch Persecutions in Europe and North America by Robert Thurston
The Witch Hunts: A History of the Witch Persecutions in Europe and North America

Tens of thousands of people were persecuted and put to death as witches between 1400 and 1700 - the great age of witch hunts. Why did the witch hunts arise, flourish and decline during this period? What purpose did the persecutions serve? Who was accused,

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Washington and Cornwallis: The Battle for America, 1775-1783 by Benton Rain Patterson
Washington and Cornwallis: The Battle for America, 1775-1783

Patterson chronicles the battles waged between Washington and Cornwallis, examines their methods of command and their controversial military decisions, and ultimately brings into focus the personalities of these two pivotal revolutionary War generals.
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The Golden Wave: Culture and Politics after Sri Lanka's Tsunami Disaster by Michele Ruth Gamburd
The Golden Wave: Culture and Politics after Sri Lanka's Tsunami Disaster

In December 2004 the Indian Ocean tsunami devastated coastal regions of Sri Lanka. Six months later, Michele Ruth Gamburd returned to the village where she had been conducting research for many years and began collecting residents' stories of the disaster
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Women's Suffrage in New Zealand by Patricia Grimshaw
Women's Suffrage in New Zealand

The definitive account of the New Zealand suffrage movement, Women's Suffrage in New Zealand remains the only study of how New Zealand became the first country in the world to give women the vote. It tells the fascinating story of the courage and the
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Teaching, Learning, and the Holocaust: An Integrative Approach by Howard Tinberg & Ronald Weisberger
Teaching, Learning, and the Holocaust: An Integrative Approach

Classroom study of the Holocaust evokes strong emotions in teachers and students. Teaching, Learning, and the Holocaust assesses challenges and approaches to teaching about the Holocaust through history and literature. Howard Tinberg and Ronald Weisberger
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The Home Front 1914-1918: How Britain Survived the Great War by Ian F. W. Beckett
The Home Front 1914-1918: How Britain Survived the Great War

The Great War had a profound impact on Britain. Not only did families risk their sons in active combat; every member of society was required to make a contribution to the war effort. National initiatives like rationing affected all, and civilians were
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Friendly Fire: Nuclear Politics & the Collapse of ANZUS, 19841987 by Gerald Hensley
Friendly Fire: Nuclear Politics & the Collapse of ANZUS, 19841987

In 1984, the newly elected Labour Government's antinuclear policy collided with a United States foreign policy based on nuclear deterrence. After two years of angry meetings, fraught diplomacy, and free-wheeling press conferences, this outbreak of "friendly

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A Revolution in Eating: How the Quest for Food Shaped America by James E. McWilliams
A Revolution in Eating: How the Quest for Food Shaped America

Sugar, pork, beer, corn, cider, scrapple, and hoppin' John all became staples in the diet of colonial America. The ways Americans cultivated and prepared food and the values they attributed to it played an important role in shaping the identity of the
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The Deadly Bet: LBJ, Vietnam, and the 1968 Election by Walter LaFeber
The Deadly Bet: LBJ, Vietnam, and the 1968 Election

In The Deadly Bet, distinguished historian Walter LaFeber explores the turbulent election of 1968 and its significance in the larger context of American history. Looking through the eyes of the year's most important players—including Robert
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The Deadly Bet: LBJ, Vietnam, and the 1968 Election by Walter LaFeber
The Deadly Bet: LBJ, Vietnam, and the 1968 Election

In The Deadly Bet, distinguished historian Walter LaFeber explores the turbulent election of 1968 and its significance in the larger context of American history. Looking through the eyes of the year's most important players—including Robert
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Patched: The History of Gangs in New Zealand by Jarrod Gilbert
Patched: The History of Gangs in New Zealand

For more than five decades, gangs have played a pivotal role in New Zealand crime life, beginning with the bodgies and widgies of the 1950s. Based on 10 years of gang research, this book chronicles the rise of the Hell's Angels and other bike gangs in

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Extremist for Love: Martin Luther King Jr., Man of Ideas and Nonviolent Social Action by Rufus Burrow Jr.
Extremist for Love: Martin Luther King Jr., Man of Ideas and Nonviolent Social Action

In spite of extensive research and publishing on King, not nearly enough attention has been given to the convergence of ideas and action in his life. In an era where people are often sorted into the categories of 'thinker' and 'doer', King stands out-a
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The Great War: Myth and Memory by Dan Todman
The Great War: Myth and Memory

The First World War, with its mud and the slaughter of the trenches, is often taken as the ultimate example of the futility of war. Generals, safe in their headquarters behind the lines, sent millions of men to their deaths to gain a few hundred yards
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The Tet Offensive: Politics, War, and Public Opinion by David F. Schmitz
The Tet Offensive: Politics, War, and Public Opinion

In this new work, historian David F. Schmitz analyzes what is arguably the most important event in the history of the Vietnam conflict. Schmitz situates the Tet Offensive in the context of American foreign policy and the state of the war up to 1968 while
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The President's Devotional: The Daily Readings That Inspired President Obama by Joshua DuBois
The President's Devotional: The Daily Readings That Inspired President Obama

The President's Devotional lets you start each day with the words that have inspired President Barack Obama, collected by Joshua DuBois, President Obama's "Pastor-in-Chief" (Time magazine)—his spiritual advisor who also served as the

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The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words 1000 BC-1492 AD by Simon Schama
The Story of the Jews: Finding the Words 1000 BC-1492 AD

In this magnificently illustrated cultural history—the tie-in to the pbs and bbc series The Story of the Jews—simon schama details the story of the jewish people, tracing their experience across three millennia, from their beginnings as

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The Mighty Fallen: American War Memorials by Larry Bond & f-stop Fitzgerald
The Mighty Fallen: American War Memorials

The Mighty Fallen is a beautiful, evocative presentation of more than 150 never-before-seen photographs of the nation's greatest monuments and war memorials, along with text that describes the memorials and tells their stories. This extraordinary collection

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The Complete Angler: A Connecticut Yankee Follows in the Footsteps of Walton by James Prosek
The Complete Angler: A Connecticut Yankee Follows in the Footsteps of Walton

James Prosek has been called "the Audubon of the fishing world" by the New York Times. A passionate fisherman and talented artist from a young age, he published two illustrated books on fish and fishing while still an undergraduate at Yale. After winning

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Camelot's Court: Inside the Kennedy White House by Robert Dallek
Camelot's Court: Inside the Kennedy White House

Fifty years after John F. Kennedy's assassination, presidential historian Robert Dallek, whom The New York Times calls "Kennedy's leading biographer," delivers a riveting new portrait of this president and his inner circle of advisors—their rivalries,

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Why We Build: Power and Desire in Architecture by Rowan Moore
Why We Build: Power and Desire in Architecture

In an era of brash, expensive, provocative new buildings, a prominent critic argues that emotions—such as hope, power, sex, and our changing relationship to the idea of home—are the most powerful force behind architecture, yesterday and (especially)

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Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848-1877 by Brenda Wineapple
Ecstatic Nation: Confidence, Crisis, and Compromise, 1848-1877

A New York Times Notable Book of 2013

A Kirkus Best Book of 2013

A Bookpage Best Book of 2013

Dazzling in scope, Ecstatic Nation illuminates one of the most dramatic and momentous chapters in America's past, when the country dreamed

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Serving Victoria: Life in the Royal Household by Kate Hubbard
Serving Victoria: Life in the Royal Household

During her sixty-three-year reign, Queen Victoria gathered around herself a household dedicated to her service. For some, royal employment was the defining experience of their lives; for others it came as an unwelcome duty or as a prelude to greater things.

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Holy War: How Vasco da Gama's Epic Voyages Turned the Tide in a Centuries-Old Clash of Civilizations by Nigel Cliff
Holy War: How Vasco da Gama's Epic Voyages Turned the Tide in a Centuries-Old Clash of Civilizations

A sweeping historical epic and a radical new interpretation of Vasco da Gama's groundbreaking voyages, seen as a turning point in the struggle between Christianity and Islam

In 1498 a young captain sailed from Portugal, circumnavigated Africa, crossed

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The Village: 400 Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues, a History of Greenwich Village by John Strausbaugh
The Village: 400 Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues, a History of Greenwich Village

Cultural commentator John Strausbaugh's The Village is the first complete history of Greenwich Village, the prodigiously influential and infamous New York City neighborhood.

From the Dutch settlers and Washington Square patricians, to the Triangle

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The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future by Victor Cha
The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future

Former White House official Victor Cha has written the definitive volume on North Korea, arguably the world's most menacing and mysterious nation. In The Impossible State, Cha, a singular expert on the region, exposes North Korea's veiled past; sheds
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Black May: The Epic Story of the Allies' Defeat of the German U-Boats in May 1943 by Michael Gannon
Black May: The Epic Story of the Allies' Defeat of the German U-Boats in May 1943

In May 1943, Allied sea and air forces won a stunning, dramatic, and vital victory over the largest and most powerful submarine force ever sent to sea, sinking forty-one German U-boats and damaging thirty-seven others. It was the forty-fifth month of

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Sharon: The Life of a Leader by Gilad Sharon
Sharon: The Life of a Leader

Drawn from extensive personal archives and filled withstartling revelations, the definitive biography of Ariel Sharon illuminates hislife and work from the penetrating perspective of his youngest son, Gilad Sharon—one of his father's closest confidants.

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The Three Richards: Richard I, Richard II and Richard III by Nigel Saul
The Three Richards: Richard I, Richard II and Richard III


The three Richards who ruled England in the Middle Ages were among the most controversial and celebrated of its rulers. Richard I ('Coeur de Lion', 1189-99) was a great crusading hero; Richard II (1377-99) was an authoritarian aesthete deposed by his

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He Pitopito Korero no te Perehi Maori: Readings from the Maori-Language Press by Jenifer Curnow
He Pitopito Korero no te Perehi Maori: Readings from the Maori-Language Press

This anthology reproduces full-length news articles, letters, advertisements, and obituaries from 19th-century Maori-language newspapers alongside their English-language translations. An excellent resource for students of the Maori language and culture,
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The Whig World: 1760-1837 by Leslie Mitchell
The Whig World: 1760-1837

The Whigs were one of the two great English political parties in the 150 years after 1700, vastly influential whether in office or in opposition. Yet the Whigs were much more than simply a group of politicians. An exclusive set, composed of the greatest
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Debating Vietnam: Fulbright, Stennis, and Their Senate Hearings by Joseph A. Fry
Debating Vietnam: Fulbright, Stennis, and Their Senate Hearings

In the midst of the Vietnam War, two titans of the Senate, J. William Fulbright and John C. Stennis, held public hearings to debate the conflict's future. Their shared aim was to alter the Johnson administration's strategy and bring an end to the war-but
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The Education of Ronald Reagan: The General Electric Years and the Untold Story of His Conversion to Conservatism by Thomas W. Evans
The Education of Ronald Reagan: The General Electric Years and the Untold Story of His Conversion to Conservatism

Based on a newly discovered collection of private papers as well as interviews and corporate documents, Thomas W. Evans links the eight years (1954-1962) in which Reagan worked for General Electric-acting as host of its television program, GE Theater,

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Carpetbaggers, Cavalry, and the Ku Klux Klan: Exposing the Invisible Empire During Reconstruction by J. Michael Martinez
Carpetbaggers, Cavalry, and the Ku Klux Klan: Exposing the Invisible Empire During Reconstruction

This is the story of the rise and fall of the Reconstruction-era Klan, focusing especially on Major Merrill and the Seventh Cavalry's efforts to expose the secrets of the Ku Klux Klan to the light of day.
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Final Approaches: A Memoir by Gerald Hensely
Final Approaches: A Memoir

This memoir presents the life of a distinguished civil servant and gives a fascinating look into a dramatic political career spanning from Singapore to New York City. With an unerring eye for humor blended with thoughtful insight, this autobiography provides
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Over the Mountains of the Sea: Life on the Migrant Ships 18701885 by David Hastings
Over the Mountains of the Sea: Life on the Migrant Ships 18701885

Drawing upon more than 80 personal diaries and journals of those on board, this resource explores the rich experience and the trials and tribulations of hopeful Anglo-Celtic pilgrims headed to Australia and New Zealand aboard migrant ships in the late
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Nakba: Palestine, 1948, and the Claims of Memory by Frederic Samama
Nakba: Palestine, 1948, and the Claims of Memory

For outside observers, current events in Israel, Gaza, and the West Bank are seldom related to the collective memory of ordinary Palestinians. But for Palestinians themselves, the iniquities of the present are experienced as a continuous replay of the

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The First Modern Campaign: Kennedy, Nixon, and the Election of 1960 by Gary A. Donaldson
The First Modern Campaign: Kennedy, Nixon, and the Election of 1960

In this engaging book, Gary A. Donaldson tells the story of Kennedy versus Nixon with a sharp eye for the salient political developments and a keen sense of the drama of an election that was unlike any other the nation had experienced. The election
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Religion and Social Justice for Immigrants: by Winnifred R. Brown-Glaude
Religion and Social Justice for Immigrants:

Using case studies from universities throughout the nation, Doing Diversity in Higher Education examines the role faculty play in improving diversity on their campuses. The power of professors to enhance diversity has long been underestimated, their initiatives
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Flatlined: Resuscitating American Medicine by Guy L. Clifton
Flatlined: Resuscitating American Medicine

Flatlined lifts the veil of secrecy on twenty-first century health care and delves into the realities of good people caught in a bad medical system. Dr. Guy L. Clifton, a practitioner as well as a policy advocate, reveals first-hand accounts of needless
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Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters by Louis Begley
Why the Dreyfus Affair Matters

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The Great African War by Filip Reyntjens
The Great African War

This book examines a decade-long period of instability, violence and state decay in Central Africa from 1996, when the war started, to 2006, when elections formally ended the political transition in the Democratic Republic of Congo. A unique combination
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The Empire Project by John Darwin
The Empire Project

The British Empire, wrote Adam Smith, ëhas hitherto been not an empire, but the project of an empireí and John Darwin offers a magisterial global history of the rise and fall of that great imperial project. The British Empire, he argues, was much more
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City That Never Sleeps: New York and the Filmic Imagination by Joni Cherbo
City That Never Sleeps: New York and the Filmic Imagination

The arts and creative sector is one of the nationâ€s broadest, most important, and least understood social and economic assets, encompassing both nonprofit arts and cultural organizations, for-profit creative companies, such as advertising agencies,
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Breeding Contempt: The History of Coerced Sterilization in the United States by Mark A. Largent
Breeding Contempt: The History of Coerced Sterilization in the United States

Widespread sterilization programs are most closely associated with the Nazis and World War II atrocities. Less frequently are they recognized as efforts that were undertaken by American lawmakers, scientists, and health care providers. Mark A. Largent
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Security Disarmed: Critical Perspectives on Gender, Race, and Militarization by Barbara Sutton & Sandra Morgen
Security Disarmed: Critical Perspectives on Gender, Race, and Militarization

From the history of state terrorism in Latin America, to state- and group-perpetrated plunder and genocide in Africa, to war and armed conflicts in the Middle East, militarizationâ€"the heightened role of organized aggression in societyâ€"continues
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Terranova: The Spanish Cod Fishery on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland in the Twentieth Century by Rosa Garcia-Orellan
Terranova: The Spanish Cod Fishery on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland in the Twentieth Century

Terranova is the story of Spain's twentieth-century industrial cod fishery on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland. It combines oral history (including interviews with over 300 participants in the fishery) with socio-political-economic history to describe how
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The Hollywood Sign by Leo Braudy
The Hollywood Sign

Hollywood's famous sign, constructed of massive white block letters set into a steep hillside, is an emblem of the movie capital it looms over and an international symbol of glamour and star power. To so many who see its image, the sign represents the
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Leo Braudy 27 Apr 2011 $24.00

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Prehistoric Projectile Points Found Along the Atlantic Coastal Plain: Third Edition by Wm Jack Hranicky
Prehistoric Projectile Points Found Along the Atlantic Coastal Plain: Third Edition

This publication was written to provide a source for archaeological projectile point typology for a region of the U.S. that over the years has been traditionally divided into: Northeast culture area, Middle Atlantic culture area, and Southeastern culture
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Wm Jack Hranicky 23 Aug 2011 $24.00

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Open Wound by Jason Karlawish
Open Wound

"This is an excellent historical novel, so real that the biting winds of the western frontier seem to flutter across its pages and cool our sweaty brows. Within this, however, is something much more profound---a dark and gripping morality play about friendship,
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Jason Karlawish 10 Oct 2011 $24.00

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Civil War in Europe, 1905-1949 by Stanley G. Payne
Civil War in Europe, 1905-1949

This is the first account in any language of the civil wars in Europe during the era of the world wars, from 1905 to 1949. It treats the initial confrontations in the decade before World War I, the confusing concept of 'European civil war,' the impact
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Stanley G. Payne 14 Nov 2011 $24.00

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The Assassinations by James DiEugenio
The Assassinations

The archaeology of our secret history.
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Military Effectiveness by Allan R. Millett
Military Effectiveness

This three-volume study examines the questions raised by the performance of the military institutions of France, Germany, Russia, the United States, Great Britain, Japan and Italy in the period from 1914 to 1945. Leading military historians deal with the
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Two Rings by Millie Werber & Eve Keller
Two Rings

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A Genealogy of Evil by David Patterson
A Genealogy of Evil

Based on extensive scrutiny of primary sources from Nazi and Jihadist ideologues, David Patterson argues that Jihadist anti-Semitism stems from Nazi ideology. This book challenges the idea that Jihadist anti-Semitism has medieval roots, identifying its
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Stalin's Man in Canada by David Levy
Stalin's Man in Canada

First book about key Soviet spy and Canadian communist. Fred Rose was deeply involved in atomic espionage.
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The People's State by Mary Fulbrook
The People's State

What was life really like for East Germans, effectively imprisoned behind the Iron Curtain? The headline stories of Cold War spies and surveillance by the secret police, of political repression and corruption, do not tell the whole story. After the unification

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Mary Fulbrook 5 Jun 2012 $24.00

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Cuba Since the Revolution of 1959: A Critical Assessment by Samuel Farber
Cuba Since the Revolution of 1959: A Critical Assessment

The Cuban Revolution's most informed and insightful historian critically assesses -- from the left -- its impact and legacy.
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Pearl Harbor Christmas: A World at War, December 1941 by Stanley Weintraub
Pearl Harbor Christmas: A World at War, December 1941

Preeminent historian Stanley Weintraub's compelling history of perhaps the most remarkable holiday season in twentieth-century history-December 1941
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Of Africa by Wole Soyinka
Of Africa

A member of the unique generation of African writers and intellectuals who came of age in the last days of colonialism, Wole Soyinka has witnessed the promise of independence and lived through postcolonial failure. He deeply comprehends the pressing problems
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Wole Soyinka 9 Oct 2012 $24.00

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Space and Society in the Greek and Roman Worlds by Michael Scott
Space and Society in the Greek and Roman Worlds

We cannot properly understand history without a full appreciation of the spaces through which its actors moved, whether in the home or in the public sphere, and the ways in which they thought about and represented the spaces of their worlds. In this book
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Michael Scott 6 Nov 2012 $24.00

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Fighting the Mau Mau by Huw Bennett
Fighting the Mau Mau

British Army counterinsurgency campaigns were supposedly waged within the bounds of international law, overcoming insurgents with the minimum force necessary. This revealing study questions what this meant for the civilian population during the Mau Mau
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In Search of Power by Brenda Gayle Plummer
In Search of Power

In Search of Power is a history of the era of civil rights, decolonization and Black Power. In the critical period from 1956 to 1974, the emergence of newly independent states worldwide and the struggles of the civil rights movement in the United States
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The Enlightenment by Dorinda Outram
The Enlightenment

Debate over the meaning of 'Enlightenment' began in the eighteenth century and still continues to this day. This period saw the opening of arguments on the nature of man, truth, the place of God and the international circulation of ideas, people and gold.
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Dorinda Outram 14 Dec 2012 $24.00

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A History of Modern Indonesia by Adrian Vickers
A History of Modern Indonesia

Since the Bali bombings of 2002 and the rise of political Islam, Indonesia has frequently occupied media headlines. Nevertheless, the history of the fourth largest country on earth remains relatively unknown. Adrian Vickers' book, first published in 2005,
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Spying for the People by Michael Schoenhals
Spying for the People

Since the end of the Cold War, the operations of secret police informers have come under the media spotlight and it is now common knowledge that vast internal networks of spies in the Soviet Union and East Germany were directed by the Communist Party.
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Michael Schoenhals 10 Jan 2013 $24.00

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Thucydides and US Foreign Policy Debates after the Cold War by John A. Bloxham
Thucydides and US Foreign Policy Debates after the Cold War

This thesis examines the reception of Thucydides' History of the Peloponnesian War in US foreign policy debates since the end of the Cold War. It begins with a background survey of Thucydides' use in foreign policy debates up to and during the Cold War,
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Dying Swans and Madmen: Ballet, the Body, and Narrative Cinema by Adrienne McLean
Dying Swans and Madmen: Ballet, the Body, and Narrative Cinema

From mid-twentieth-century films such as Grand Hotel, Waterloo Bridge, and The Red Shoes to recent box-office hits including Billy Elliot, Save the Last Dance, and The Company, ballet has found its way, time and again, onto the silver screen and into the
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Adrienne McLean 15 Feb 2013 $24.00

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Winning Wars Before They Emerge: From Kinetic Warfare to Strategic Communications as a Proactive and Mind-Centric Paradigm of th by Torsti Siren
Winning Wars Before They Emerge: From Kinetic Warfare to Strategic Communications as a Proactive and Mind-Centric Paradigm of th

To avoid preparing to wage battles against our opponents in future wars, we should proactively and continuously influence the narrative identity structures of our potential opponents by using Strategic Communications (StratCom). This book argues that nations
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Free Trade and Sailors' Rights in the War of 1812 by Paul A. Gilje
Free Trade and Sailors' Rights in the War of 1812

On 2 July 1812, Captain David Porter raised a banner on the USS Essex proclaiming 'a free trade and sailors rights', thus creating a political slogan that explained the War of 1812. Free trade demanded the protection of American commerce, while sailors'
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Prayer in Islamic Thought and Practice by Marion Holmes Katz
Prayer in Islamic Thought and Practice

The five daily prayers (Salat) that constitute the second pillar of Islam deeply pervade the everyday life of observant Muslims. Until now, however, no general study has analyzed the rules governing Salat, the historical dimensions of its practice and
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A History of Prejudice by Gyanendra Pandey
A History of Prejudice

This is a book about prejudice and democracy, and the prejudice of democracy. In comparing the historical struggles of two geographically disparate populations - Indian Dalits (once known as Untouchables) and African Americans - Gyanendra Pandey, the leading
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Unfinished Business by Morris Morley & Chris McGillion
Unfinished Business

The first comprehensive study of US policy towards Cuba in the post-Cold War era. Drawing on interviews with Bush and Clinton policymakers, congressional participants in the policy debate, and leaders of the anti-sanctions business community, it makes
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Heretic's Heart: A Journey through Spirit and Revolution by Margot Adler
Heretic's Heart: A Journey through Spirit and Revolution

Starting in 1964, writes Margot Adler in this dazzling memoir, "I found myself mysteriously at the center of extraordinary events." Now a correspondent for National Public Radio, Adler was a young woman determined to be taken seriously and to be an agent
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Evaluating Empire and Confronting Colonialism in Eighteenth-Century Britain by Jack P. Greene
Evaluating Empire and Confronting Colonialism in Eighteenth-Century Britain

This volume comprehensively examines how metropolitan Britons spoke and wrote about the British Empire during the short eighteenth century, from about 1730 to 1790. The work argues that following several decades of largely uncritical celebration of the
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Revelation, Resistance, and Mormon Polygamy: The Introduction and Implementation of the Principle, 1830-1853 by Merina Smith
Revelation, Resistance, and Mormon Polygamy: The Introduction and Implementation of the Principle, 1830-1853

In Revelation, Resistance, and Mormon Polygamy historian Merina Smith explores the introduction of polygamy in Nauvoo, a development that unfolded amid scandal and resistance. Smith considers the ideological, historical, and even psychological elements
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The Sword and the Shield: The Mitrokhin Archive and the Secret History of the KGB by Christopher Andrew
The Sword and the Shield: The Mitrokhin Archive and the Secret History of the KGB

Christopher Andrew's new book is based on one of the most extraordinary intelligence coups of recent times: the discovery of a treasure-trove of highly classified documents which the FBI has described, after close examination, as the "most complete and
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The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution by Alfred F. Young
The Shoemaker and the Tea Party: Memory and the American Revolution

George Robert Twelves Hewes, a Boston shoemaker who participated in such key events of the American Revolution as the Boston Massacre and the Tea Party, might have been lost to history if not for his longevity and the historical mood of the 1830's. When
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Baden-Powell: Founder of the Boy Scouts by Tim Jeal
Baden-Powell: Founder of the Boy Scouts

R.S.S. Baden-Powell, who founded the Boy Scouts movement in 1908, was a British military hero during the Boer War and an author, actor, artist, spy, sportsman, and female impersonator. In this absorbing and humane account of Baden-Powell's extraordinary
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Next Time We Strike by Allan Powell
Next Time We Strike

May 1, 1900 turned into a day of horror at Scofield, Utah, where a mine explosion killed two hundred men. In the traumatic days that followed, the surviving miners began to understand that they, too, might be called to make this ultimate sacrifice for
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The American State from the Civil War to the New Deal by Paul D. Moreno
The American State from the Civil War to the New Deal

This book tells the story of constitutional government in America during the period of the 'social question'. After the Civil War and Reconstruction, and before the 'second Reconstruction' and cultural revolution of the 1960s, Americans dealt with the
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A History of Modern Morocco by Susan Gilson Miller
A History of Modern Morocco

Morocco is notable for its stable and durable monarchy, its close ties with the West, its vibrant cultural life and its centrality to regional politics. This book, by distinguished historian Susan Gilson Miller, offers a richly documented survey of modern
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Antisemitism and the American Far Left by Stephen H. Norwood
Antisemitism and the American Far Left

Stephen H. Norwood has written the first systematic study of the American far left's role in both propagating and combating antisemitism. This book covers Communists from 1920 onward, Trotskyists, the New Left and its black nationalist allies, and the
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Studying Gender in Classical Antiquity by Lin Foxhall
Studying Gender in Classical Antiquity

This book investigates how varying practices of gender shaped people's lives and experiences across the societies of ancient Greece and Rome. Exploring how gender was linked with other socio-political characteristics such as wealth, status, age and life-stage,
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Lin Foxhall 4 Aug 2013 $24.00

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The Green and the Brown by Frank Uekoetter
The Green and the Brown

This study provides the first comprehensive discussion of conservation in Nazi Germany. Looking at Germany in an international context, it analyses the roots of conservation in the late nineteenth century, the gradual adaptation of racist and nationalist
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Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination by Robin D. G. Kelley
Freedom Dreams: The Black Radical Imagination

Kelley unearths freedom dreams in this exciting history of renegade intellectuals and artists of the African diaspora in the twentieth century. Focusing on the visions of activists from C. L. R. James to Aime Cesaire and Malcolm X, Kelley writes of the
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The Arabs of the Ottoman Empire, 1516 1918: A Social and Cultural History by Bruce Masters
The Arabs of the Ottoman Empire, 1516 1918: A Social and Cultural History

The Ottomans ruled much of the Arab World for four centuries. Bruce Masters's work surveys this period, emphasizing the cultural and social changes that occurred against the backdrop of the political realities that Arabs experienced as subjects of the
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Gaddafi's Harem: The Story of a Young Woman and the Abuses of Power in Libya by Annick Cojean
Gaddafi's Harem: The Story of a Young Woman and the Abuses of Power in Libya

Soraya was just fifteen, a schoolgirl in the coastal town of Sirte, when she was given the honor of presenting a bouquet of flowers to Colonel Gaddafi, “the Guide," on a visit he was making to her school the following week. This one meeting—a
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Iraq in Wartime by Dina Rizk Khoury
Iraq in Wartime

When US-led forces invaded Iraq in 2003, they occupied a country that had been at war for 23 years. Yet in their attempts to understand Iraqi society and history, few policy makers, analysts and journalists took into account the profound impact that Iraq's
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Islam in Context: Past, Present, and Future by Peter G. Riddell & Peter Cotterell
Islam in Context: Past, Present, and Future

Go behind recent crises and discover a way forward with this description of Islam's history, basic structure and beliefs, and divisions.
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The Coming of the Holocaust by Peter Kenez
The Coming of the Holocaust

The Coming of the Holocaust aims to help readers understand the circumstances that made the Holocaust possible. Peter Kenez demonstrates that the occurrence of the Holocaust was not predetermined as a result of modern history but instead was the result
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An Ideal Theater: Founding Visions for a New American Art by Todd London
An Ideal Theater: Founding Visions for a New American Art

An inspiring collection of the dreams and visions of the founders of the American theatre movement.
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American Machiavelli by John Lamberton Harper
American Machiavelli

Alexander Hamilton rose from his humble beginnings as an illegitimate West Indian orphan and emigrant to become the premier statebuilder and strategic thinker of the American Founding generation. This is the first detailed narrative study of his foreign
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NATO's Gamble: Combining Diplomacy and Airpower in the Kosovo Crisis, 1998-1999 by Dag Henriksen
NATO's Gamble: Combining Diplomacy and Airpower in the Kosovo Crisis, 1998-1999

In this revealing work, Dag Henriksen discloses the origins and content of NATO's strategic and conceptual thinking on how the use of force was to succeed politically in altering the behavior of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (FRY). The air campaign,
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The Direction of War by Hew Strachan
The Direction of War

The wars since 9/11, both in Iraq and Afghanistan, have generated frustration and an increasing sense of failure in the West. Much of the blame has been attributed to poor strategy. In both the United States and the United Kingdom, public enquiries and
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Burma's Economy in the Twentieth Century by Ian Brown
Burma's Economy in the Twentieth Century

At the beginning of the twentieth century, Burma was among the most prosperous territories in the East. Yet since gaining independence in 1948, its economy has struggled. Burma's developmental failure has often been attributed to gross mismanagement of
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Ian Brown 19 Nov 2013 $24.00

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Over the Wall/After the Fall by Sibelan Forrester
Over the Wall/After the Fall

Over the Wall/After the Fall maps a new discourse on the evolution of cultural life in Eastern Europe following the end of communism. Departing from traditional binary views of East/West, the contributors to this volume consider the countries and the peoples
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The Many Panics of 1837 by Jessica M. Lepler
The Many Panics of 1837

In the spring of 1837, people panicked as financial and economic uncertainty spread within and between New York, New Orleans and London. Although the period of panic would dramatically influence political, cultural and social history, those who panicked
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The First Knowledge Economy by Margaret C. Jacob
The First Knowledge Economy

Ever since the Industrial Revolution debate has raged about the sources of the new, sustained western prosperity. Margaret Jacob here argues persuasively for the critical importance of knowledge in Europe's economic transformation during the period from
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African Voices of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Beyond the Silence and the Shame by Anne Bailey
African Voices of the Atlantic Slave Trade: Beyond the Silence and the Shame

It's an awful story. It's an awful story. Why do you want to bring this up now?--Chief Awusa of Atorkor

For centuries, the story of the Atlantic slave trade has been filtered through the eyes and records of white Europeans. In this watershed book, historian

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Behind Closed Eyes: Dreams and Nightmares in Ancient Egypt by Kasia Szpakowska
Behind Closed Eyes: Dreams and Nightmares in Ancient Egypt

Dreams and nightmares have long puzzled and fascinated, yet this is the first book to explore such visions in the Ancient Egyptian world. The author traces the evidence from the first half of Egypt's long history, the Old Kingdom through the New Kingdom,
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A History of Modern Tunisia by Kenneth Perkins
A History of Modern Tunisia

Kenneth Perkins's second edition of A History of Modern Tunisia carries the history of this country from 2004 to the present, with particular emphasis on the Tunisian revolution of 2011 - the first critical event of that year's Arab Spring and the inspiration
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Kenneth Perkins 12 Jan 2014 $24.00

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A Critical Introduction to Khomeini by Arshin Adib-Moghaddam
A Critical Introduction to Khomeini

As the architect of the Iranian Revolution of 1979, Ayatollah Khomeini remains one of the most inspirational and enigmatic figures of the twentieth century. The revolution placed Iran at the forefront of Middle East politics and the Islamic revival. Twenty
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Arshin Adib-Moghaddam 17 Jan 2014 $24.00

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The Israel-Palestine Conflict by James L. Gelvin
The Israel-Palestine Conflict

Now entering its third edition, James L. Gelvin's award-winning account of the conflict between Israelis and their forebears, on the one hand, and Palestinians and theirs, on the other, offers a compelling, accessible and current introduction for students
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India Arriving: How This Economic Powerhouse is Redefining Global Business by Rafiq Dossani
India Arriving: How This Economic Powerhouse is Redefining Global Business

Once the jewel in the crown of the formidable British Empire, India has been surrounded by myth for years. After gaining independence in 1948, this often misunderstood country found itself faced with a new sense of freedom - and along with it, enormous
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Asbestos and Fire: Technological Trade-Offs and the Body at Risk by Rachel Maines
Asbestos and Fire: Technological Trade-Offs and the Body at Risk

For much of the industrial era, asbestos was a widely acclaimed benchmark material. During its heyday, it was manufactured into nearly three thousand different products, most of which protected life and property from heat, flame, acids, and electricity.
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Typhoid Mary: Captive to the Public's Health by Judith Walzer Leavitt
Typhoid Mary: Captive to the Public's Health

She was an Irish immigrant cook. Between 1900 and 1907, she infected twenty-two New Yorkers with typhoid fever through her puddings and cakes; one of them died. Tracked down through epidemiological detective work, she was finally apprehended as she hid
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The Great War and the Origins of Humanitarianism, 1918-1924 by Bruno Cabanes
The Great War and the Origins of Humanitarianism, 1918-1924

The aftermath of the Great War brought the most troubled peacetime the world had ever seen. Survivors of the war were not only the soldiers who fought, the wounded in mind and body. They were also the stateless, the children who suffered war's consequences,
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History of Modern Indonesia by Adrian Vickers
History of Modern Indonesia

Although Indonesia has the fourth largest population in the world, its history is still relatively unfamiliar and understudied. Guided by the life and writings of the country's most famous author, Pramoedya Ananta Toer, Adrian Vickers takes the reader
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Everything is Wonderful: Memories of a Collective Farm in Estonia by Sigrid Rausing
Everything is Wonderful: Memories of a Collective Farm in Estonia

In 1993, Sigrid Rausing, a young student working on a PhD in Anthropology, went to spend a year living in Estonia, a remote Baltic State that had just gained independence from the recently collapsed Soviet Union. Armed with a notebook, rudimentary Estonian,
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Law and Justice in the Courts of Classical Athens by Adriaan Lanni
Law and Justice in the Courts of Classical Athens

Adriaan Lanni draws on contemporary legal thinking to present a new model of the legal system of classical Athens. She analyzes the Athenians' preference in most cases for ad hoc, discretionary decision-making, as opposed to what moderns would call the
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Adriaan Lanni 10 Mar 2014 $24.00

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CENTENNIAL RUMINATION on Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and The Spirit of Capitalism by Mark E. Isaacs
CENTENNIAL RUMINATION on Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and The Spirit of Capitalism

In 1904-1905 Max Weber published the sociological classic The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism. In this book Weber argues that religion, specifically "ascetic Protestantism" provided the essential social and cultural infrastructure that led
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A History of Modern Libya by Dirk Vandewalle
A History of Modern Libya

Libya is coming in from the cold, but for most of the three decades following the 1969 revolution, the country was labelled a pariah state by the West. Dirk Vandewalle, one of only a handful of western scholars to visit during the time, is intimately acquainted
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Dirk Vandewalle 26 Mar 2014 $24.00

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The Iraq Wars and America's Military Revolution by Keith L. Shimko
The Iraq Wars and America's Military Revolution

Many saw the United Statesí decisive victory in Desert Storm (1991) as not only vindication of American defense policy since Vietnam but also confirmation of a revolution in military affairs (RMA). Just as information-age technologies were revolutionizing
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Keith L. Shimko 28 Mar 2014 $24.00

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A Concise History of Poland by Jerzy Lukowski & Hubert Zawadzki
A Concise History of Poland

The second edition of this guide to Poland has been updated to take account of the years from 1989-2005. This period marked its liberation from the Soviet Union, the birth of Poland's 'Third Republic' and, recently, its accession to the European Union
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Jerzy Lukowski &
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Extremely Violent Societies by Christian Gerlach
Extremely Violent Societies

In this groundbreaking book Christian Gerlach traces the social roots of the extraordinary processes of human destruction involved in mass violence throughout the twentieth century. He argues that terms such as 'genocide' and 'ethnic cleansing' are too
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Christian Gerlach 5 Apr 2014 $24.00

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Chicanas of 18th Street: Narratives of a Movement from Latino Chicago by Leonard G. Ramirez
Chicanas of 18th Street: Narratives of a Movement from Latino Chicago

Overflowing with powerful testimonies of six female community activists who have lived and worked in the Pilsen neighborhood of Chicago, Chicanas of 18th Street reveals the convictions and approaches of those organizing for social reform. In chronicling
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Banded Together: Economic Democratization in the Brass Valley by Jeremy Brecher
Banded Together: Economic Democratization in the Brass Valley

Providing incisive commentary on the historical and contemporary American working class experience, Banded Together: Economic Democratization in the Brass Valley documents a community's efforts to rebuild and revitalize itself in the aftermath of deindustrialization.
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Troubled Ground: A Tale of Murder, Lynching, and Reckoning in the New South by Claude A. Clegg III
Troubled Ground: A Tale of Murder, Lynching, and Reckoning in the New South

Claude A. Clegg III revisits a violent episode in his hometown's history that made national headlines in the early twentieth century but disappeared from public consciousness over the decades. Moving swiftly between memory and history, between the personal
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Contesting Slavery: The Politics of Bondage and Freedom in the New American Nation by John Craig Hammond
Contesting Slavery: The Politics of Bondage and Freedom in the New American Nation

Recent scholarship on slavery and politics between 1776 and 1840 has wholly revised historians' understanding of the problem of slavery in American politics. Contesting Slavery builds on the best of that literature to reexamine the politics of slavery

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Culture and Liberty in the Age of the American Revolution by Michal Jan Rozbicki
Culture and Liberty in the Age of the American Revolution

In his new book, Michal Jan Rozbicki undertakes to bridge the gap between the political and the cultural histories of the American Revolution. Through a careful examination of liberty as both the ideological axis and the central metaphor of the age, he

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How Societies Are Born: Governance in West Central Africa before 1600 by Jan Vansina
How Societies Are Born: Governance in West Central Africa before 1600

Like stars, societies are born, and this story deals with such a birth. It asks a fundamental and compelling question: How did societies first coalesce from the small foraging communities that had roamed in West Central Africa for many thousands of years?

Jan

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Stamp of Australia: The story of our post - from Second Fleet to twenty-first century by Kelly Burke
Stamp of Australia: The story of our post - from Second Fleet to twenty-first century

A book to celebrate 200 years of one of Australia's greatest and most enduring institutions: Australia Post.
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Kelly Burke 30 Jan 2013 $24.50

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Malinche's Conquest by Anna Lanyon
Malinche's Conquest

An engrossing and evocative quest into Mexico's past, to uncover the story of the legendary Amerindian woman who became translator and concubine to Cortes in the Spanish Conquest.
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Anna Lanyon 2 Jun 2013 $24.50

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In Good Company: One man's war in Vietnam by Gary McKay
In Good Company: One man's war in Vietnam

An enthralling account of an Australian infantryman and his companions in the Vietnam War.
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Australia's Battlefields in Viet Nam: A traveller's guide by Gary McKay
Australia's Battlefields in Viet Nam: A traveller's guide

A traveller's guide to the Australian battlefields and cemeteries in Viet Nam written for people actually holidaying in Viet Nam as well as the wannabes who think they might go to Viet Nam.;
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Gary McKay 3 Oct 2013 $24.50

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Nicky Barr, An Australian Air Ace: A story of courage and adventure by Peter Dornan
Nicky Barr, An Australian Air Ace: A story of courage and adventure

A compelling personal account of an Australian fighter pilot in World War 2.
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Ned Kelly's Last Days: Setting the record straight on the death of an outlaw by Alex C. Castles
Ned Kelly's Last Days: Setting the record straight on the death of an outlaw

Australia's leading legal historian examines the chain of events that occurred between Ned Kelly's last stand at Glenrowan and the day he faced the public executioner revealing the truth behind the drama, intrigue, and pathos of the death of Australia's
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Alex C. Castles 18 Jan 2014 $24.50

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Similar But Different: Bell Beakers in Europe by Janusz Czebreszuk
Similar But Different: Bell Beakers in Europe

The book "Similar but Different. Bell Beakers in Europe" deals with a cultural phenomenon, known as the Bell Beaker culture, that during the 3rd millennium B.C. was present throughout Western and Central Europe. This development played an important role
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The Last Man Standing: Herb Ashby and the Battle of El Alamein by Peter Dornan
The Last Man Standing: Herb Ashby and the Battle of El Alamein

The story of Herb Ashby, an Australian soldier wounded in the siege of Tobruk and decorated for his leadership and bravery in the decisive Battle of El Alamein.
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Peter Dornan 2 Apr 2014 $24.50

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The Diamond Dakota Mystery by Juliet Wills
The Diamond Dakota Mystery

An extraordinary but true war-time tale of daring, mystery, luck and in excess of twenty million dollars worth of diamonds, and how they were lost, found and lost again.
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Six Feet Under or Up in Smoke: The Aussie way of death by Jim Eames
Six Feet Under or Up in Smoke: The Aussie way of death

From bush undertakers to ladies in white, this is a fascinating, yarn-filled and sometimes poignant look at how Australians experience the 'last great event'.
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Troubled Waters: Borders, boundaries and possession in the Timor Sea by Ruth Balint
Troubled Waters: Borders, boundaries and possession in the Timor Sea

The joint-winner of the 2003 The Australian/Vogel Literary Award - a lucid account of Australia's relationship with the Timor Sea, with Indonesian fishermen, with the relationship between those Island people and the Aboriginal communities of north-west
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