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The Desert War: The Classic Trilogy on the North African Campaign 1940-43 by Alan Moorehead
The Desert War: The Classic Trilogy on the North African Campaign 1940-43

In 1940, Alan Moorehead was sent to cover the North Africa campaign by the Daily Express, and he followed its dramatic course all the way to 1943. The three books he subsequently wrote about the Desert War – later collected as his ‘African Trilogy'
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City Under Siege: Richmond in the Civil War by Mike Wright
City Under Siege: Richmond in the Civil War

An account of Richmond during the Civil War.
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The Moon Opera by Bi Feiyu
The Moon Opera

The debut novel of one of China's rising young literary talents—a gem of a book that takes a piercing look into the world of Chinese opera and its female stars In a fit of diva jealousy, Xiao Yanqiu, star of The Moon Opera, disfigures her understudy
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Imperialism: Part Two Of The Origins Of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt
Imperialism: Part Two Of The Origins Of Totalitarianism

This middle volume focuses on the curious and cruel epoch of declining European colonial imperialism from 1884 to the outbreak of the First World War in 1914. Index.
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The Politics of Upheaval: 1935-1936, The Age of Roosevelt, Volume III by Jr. " Arthur M. "Schlesinger
The Politics of Upheaval: 1935-1936, The Age of Roosevelt, Volume III

The Politics of Upheaval, 1935-1936, volume three of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and biographer Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.'s Age of Roosevelt series, concentrates on the turbulent concluding years of Franklin D. Roosevelt's first term. A measure of
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King Ranch Story: Truth and Myth by Mona D. Sizer
King Ranch Story: Truth and Myth

The King Ranch Story is the love story of an ambitious young man and his dream of creating a great empire on Texas land. It's about the love between a man and woman, Captain Richard King and his wife Henrietta Chamberlain, the driving force behind King's
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Comfort Woman: A Filipina's Story of Prostitution and Slavery Under the Japanese Military by Maria Rosa Henson
Comfort Woman: A Filipina's Story of Prostitution and Slavery Under the Japanese Military

In April 1943, fifteen-year-old Maria Rosa Henson was taken by Japanese soldiers occupying the Philippines and forced into prostitution as a comfort woman. In this simply told yet powerfully moving autobiography, Rosa recalls her childhood as the illegitimate
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Texas Boys In Gray by Evault Boswell
Texas Boys In Gray

Based on a 1912 publication about Texans who fought for the South in the Civil War, Texas Boys in Gray presents a collection of fascinating remembrances of those who were there. Sometimes humorous and sometimes heartbreaking, the experiences of these men
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Japanese Submarine Raiders 1942 by Steven L. Carruthers
Japanese Submarine Raiders 1942

Just over three months after the surprise air raid over Darwin in 1942, Australians were once again shaken when the Japanese launched a surprise midget submarine attack on Sydney Harbour, the heart of Australia's premier city. It occurred at a time when
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The History Buff's Guide to the Presidents: Top Ten Rankings of the Best, Worst, Largest, and Most Controversial Facets of the A by Thomas R. Flagel
The History Buff's Guide to the Presidents: Top Ten Rankings of the Best, Worst, Largest, and Most Controversial Facets of the A

Did you know that Warren G. Harding played poker in the White House at least once a week? Or that Richard Nixon was a Quaker? The History Buff's Guide to the Presidents takes a peek behind the scenes, revealing everything you ever wanted to know about

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The History Buff's Guide to World War II: Top Ten Rankings of the Best, Worst, Largest, and Most Lethal People and Events of Wor by Thomas R. Flagel
The History Buff's Guide to World War II: Top Ten Rankings of the Best, Worst, Largest, and Most Lethal People and Events of Wor

Did you know that neither Hitler nor Stalin graduated from high school? Or that the Allies often employed teenage girls as spies? In The History Buff's Guide to World War II, Thomas R. Flagel leaves no stone unturned as he presents dozens of top ten lists

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The Sinking of The Titanic: An Ice-Pilots Perspective by Captain Marmaduke Collins
The Sinking of The Titanic: An Ice-Pilots Perspective

Few human events have stirred the imagination, inspired myths and movies and had such a hold upon the weste world as the sinking of the unsinkable ship, the RMS Titanic. In his convincing analysis of the facts and evidence, experienced ice-pilot Captain
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Sword of the Border: Major General Jacob Jennings Brown, 1775-1830 by John D. Morris
Sword of the Border: Major General Jacob Jennings Brown, 1775-1830

Jacob Jennings Brown may well be the most successful, yet forgotten, general of his time. Born into a Pennsylvania Quaker family on the eve of the American Revolution, Brown worked as a Quaker schoolteacher and surveyor and was a pioneer settler of northern
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Anzio: The Gamble that Failed by Martin Blumenson
Anzio: The Gamble that Failed

Historian Blumenson examines the 1943 Battle of Anzio, which turned into a disaster for the Allies.
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How We Lost the Vietnam War by Nguyen Cao Ky
How We Lost the Vietnam War

Ky, the former Prime Minister of South Vietnam, gives an insider's account of the disputes and corruption within the South Vietnamese government, and the diplomatic struggles with the U. S. government during the war.
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A Waterloo County Album: Glimpses of the Way We Were by Stephanie Kirkwood Walker
A Waterloo County Album: Glimpses of the Way We Were

A photographic history of the linked cities of Kitchener, Waterloo, and Cambridge, with images from as early as 1880.
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The Black Seminoles: History of a Freedom-Seeking People by Kenneth W. Porter
The Black Seminoles: History of a Freedom-Seeking People

This story of a remarkable people, the Black Seminoles, and their charismatic leader, Chief John Horse, chronicles their heroic struggle for freedom.

Beginning with the early 1800s, small groups of fugitive slaves living in Florida joined the Seminole

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Alaska Days with John Muir by Samuel Hall Young
Alaska Days with John Muir

An engaging record of Samuel Hall Young's friendship with naturalist John Muir that was grounded in the shared wonders of Alaska's wild landscapes.
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Africa 2013 by J. Tyler Dickovick
Africa 2013

The World Today Series: Africa provides necessary information on all the countries on the African continent, providing an overview of political and economic histories, current events, and emerging trends. Published annually, this work covers the latest
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The Akron Offering: A Ladies' Literary Magazine, 1849-1852 by Jon Miller
The Akron Offering: A Ladies' Literary Magazine, 1849-1852

"I am not ambitious, I seek only to please for the present moment, leaving the glory of posthumous fame, to the thousand little celebrities of the day," writes Lizzie, one of the regular contributors to The Akron Offering, a literary magazine of mid-nineteenth
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With reference to the sources and relevant secondary literature examine the reasons for the success of the First Crusade. by Michael Gärtner
With reference to the sources and relevant secondary literature examine the reasons for the success of the First Crusade.

Before we can consider the reasons for the success of the First Crusade, we have to first ask
some initial questions that should be kept in mind throughout my essay. To begin with, we
have to raise the question if the crusade was a success. To do so we
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Propaganda and censorship in Gulf War I by Thomas Müller-Kulmann
Propaganda and censorship in Gulf War I

'The Bush Administration achieved a five-month-long commercial for militarism and individual weapon systems. The American people were seduced into the celebration of a slaughter by controlled propaganda demonizing Iraq, assuring the world no harm would
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Magna Carta - the later constitutional significance by Michael Gärtner
Magna Carta - the later constitutional significance

England is rightfully seen as the birthplace of parliamentarinism, which reaches back
to the Magna Carta. Even the Anglo Saxon period knew an early form of parliament,
the 'witenagemont'1. This was the council of the elders and it did not end with the
invasion by William the Conqueror - instead a council2 of the crown vassals was
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How did the Pharaohs of the Saite Period deploy and use Greek mercenaries? What evidence is available? by Michael Gärtner
How did the Pharaohs of the Saite Period deploy and use Greek mercenaries? What evidence is available?

Early Saite Pharaohs possibly employed Greek mercenaries, but there is no validated
confirmation1 of this. Moreover, in the 26th dynasty, Egypt entered a period of unquestionable
artistic brilliance and prosperity and became a powerful state. The primary
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Ulysses S. Grant by Nils Urban
Ulysses S. Grant

'What General Lee's feelings were I do not know. As he was a man of much
dignity, with an impassable face, it was impossible to say whether he felt
inwardly glad that the end had finally come, or felt sad over the result, and was
too manly to show it.
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The Breakdown of the USSR by Maximilian Spinner
The Breakdown of the USSR

The collapse of the Soviet Union has been one of the most controversially discussed issues
among historians and social scientists throughout the last decade. Paradoxically the imminent
collapse of communism had been predicted frequently by Western observers
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Maximilian Spinner4 Sep 2013$16.99

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From Munich to Pearl Harbor: Roosevelt's America and the Origins of the Second World War by David Reynolds
From Munich to Pearl Harbor: Roosevelt's America and the Origins of the Second World War

Arguing that the period from 1938 to 1941 was a turning point in modern American history, Mr. Reynolds shows how Franklin Roosevelt led Americans into a new global perspective on foreign policy.
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Russia and The Commonwealth of Independent States 2013 by M. Wesley Shoemaker
Russia and The Commonwealth of Independent States 2013

Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States deals with the twelve independent republics that became members of the Commonwealth of Independent States following the collapse of the Soviet Union in December 1992.
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Fall of an Arrow by Murray Peden
Fall of an Arrow

A detailed account of the CF-105 Arrow, the plane that was supposed to put Canada on the map as a leader in supersonic flight technology.
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Creating People of Plenty by Sayur Shimizu
Creating People of Plenty

"There is no doubt that the Eisenhower administration accomplished one of its paramount Cold War strategic objectives: to rebuild Japan's economy and reinstate the nation as a stabilizing, pro-capitalist member in the new world order that had come out
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Sayur Shimizu14 Sep 2013$16.99

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Death Throes of a Dynasty by E. G. (Jay) Ruoff
Death Throes of a Dynasty

The letters of Charles and Bessie Ewing provide eyewitness accounts of the social upheaval and warfare that shook turn-of-the-century China. In addition to discussing their missionary activities in the villages of North China and their struggle to master
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Scapegoats: Thirteen Victims of Military Injustice by Michael Scott
Scapegoats: Thirteen Victims of Military Injustice

Thirteen fascinating diverse case studies offer a unique and human take on military history and the figure of the military scapegoat

Beginning with defining the scapegoat and examining the conditions needed to qualify, this book then shares a history

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Ironclad Captain: Seth Ledyard Phelps and the U.S. Navy, 1841-1864 by Jay Slagle
Ironclad Captain: Seth Ledyard Phelps and the U.S. Navy, 1841-1864

Seth Ledyard Phelps was of the Old Navy and the New. As a midshipman and junior officer he served under sail off West Africa, in the War with Mexico, and in the Mediterranean and Caribbean. As a senior office in the river squadrons of the Civil War he
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Old New York in Picture Postcards: 1900-1945 by Jack H. Smith
Old New York in Picture Postcards: 1900-1945

Views of early twentieth-century New York with accompanying text for the city buff and postcard collector alike.
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Jack H. Smith27 Sep 2013$16.99

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A Light and Uncertain Hold: History of the Sixty Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry by David Thackery
A Light and Uncertain Hold: History of the Sixty Sixth Ohio Volunteer Infantry

Curiosity piqued by two poems written by his great-great-grandmother, one recounting the pride and anxiety of a young woman as she witnessed her brother going off to fight in a war to save the Union, and the other telling the story of his death in battle
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David Thackery30 Sep 2013$16.99

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The USA and The World 2013 by David M. Keithly
The USA and The World 2013

USA and the World endeavors to describe not only what happened, but to put events in the context of the past and to criticize policy actions as appropriate. The result goes deeper than most of what appears in current publications.
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David M. Keithly6 Oct 2013$16.99

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East and Southeast Asia 2013 by Steven Leibo
East and Southeast Asia 2013

Updated annually, East & Southeast Asia provides just enough historical background on the evolution of Modern East & Southeast Asia to help readers understand contemporary developments in this vital region.
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A state of transition. Shipboard diaries as narratives of transformation by David Glowsky
A state of transition. Shipboard diaries as narratives of transformation

New Zealand today is a settler society. Until far into the 20th century all immigrants had to travel to their new home by ship. Until steamers were used, a journey would take more than three months. Immigration was often irreversible, a step that determined
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The Ultimate Book of Impostors: Over 100 True Stories of the Greatest Phonies and Frauds by Ian Graham
The Ultimate Book of Impostors: Over 100 True Stories of the Greatest Phonies and Frauds

Think You Know Who Your Friends Are?
Think again...

From Mata Hari to D. B. Cooper, history is littered with people pretending to be someone else. Some go undetected for years, cultivating their false identities so skillfully, even their spouses

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Mr. Selden's Map of China: Decoding the Secrets of a Vanished Cartographer by Timothy Brook
Mr. Selden's Map of China: Decoding the Secrets of a Vanished Cartographer

From the author of the award-winning Vermeer's Hat, a historical detective story decoding a long-forgotten link between seventeenth century Europe and China.

Timothy Brook's award-winning Vermeer's Hat unfolded the early history of globalization,
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One of Custer's Wolverines: The Civil War Letters of Brevet Brigadier General James H. Kidd, 6th Michigan Infantry by Eri J. Wittenberg
One of Custer's Wolverines: The Civil War Letters of Brevet Brigadier General James H. Kidd, 6th Michigan Infantry

Primarily known for his postwar exploits, most famously his 1876 defeat at Little Big Horn, George Armstrong Custer is receiving renewed interest for his successful Civil War generalship. He led the Michigan Cavalry Brigade in more than sixty battles and
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Eri J. Wittenberg6 Nov 2013$16.99

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Surrounded by Heroes: Six Campaigns with Divisional Headquarters, 82d Airborne, 1942 - 1945 by Leonard Lebenson
Surrounded by Heroes: Six Campaigns with Divisional Headquarters, 82d Airborne, 1942 - 1945

When the author was inducted into the U.S. Army in 1942 he had no reason to expect special treatment. Instead, because he was a typist and draftsman, he was grabbed up by an outfit desperately in need of those skills. It was the G-3 (Operations) Section
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Leonard Lebenson7 Nov 2013$16.99

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Hunt and Kill: U-505 and the Battle of the Atlantic by Theodore Savas
Hunt and Kill: U-505 and the Battle of the Atlantic

One of WWII's pivotal events was the capture of U-505 on June 4, 1944. The top secret seizure of this massive Type IX submarine provided the Allies with priceless information on German technology and innovation. After the war U-505 was transported to Chicago,
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Theodore Savas13 Nov 2013$16.99

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Adventures in My Youth: A German Soldier on the Eastern Front 1941-45 by Armin Scheiderbauer
Adventures in My Youth: A German Soldier on the Eastern Front 1941-45

The author could be described as a 'veteran' in every sense of the word, even though he was only aged 21 when the war ended. Armin Scheiderbauer served as an infantry officer with the 252nd Infantry Division, German Army, and saw four years of bitter combat
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Armin Scheiderbauer13 Nov 2013$16.99

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Gun Control in the Third Reich: Disarming the Jews and "Enemies of the State" by Stephen P. Halbrook
Gun Control in the Third Reich: Disarming the Jews and "Enemies of the State"

Based on newly discovered secret documents from German archives, diaries, and newspapers of the time, Gun Control in the Third Reich presents the definitive yet hidden history of how the Nazi dictatorship made use of gun control to disarm and repress

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Stephen P. Halbrook14 Nov 2013$16.99

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Gun Control in the Third Reich: Disarming the Jews and "Enemies of the State" by Stephen P. Halbrook
Gun Control in the Third Reich: Disarming the Jews and "Enemies of the State"

Based on newly discovered secret documents from German archives, diaries, and newspapers of the time, Gun Control in the Third Reich presents the definitive yet hidden history of how the Nazi dictatorship made use of gun control to disarm and repress

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Stephen P. Halbrook14 Nov 2013$16.99

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Big Coal: Australia's Dirtiest Habit by Guy Pearse & David McKnight & Bob Burton
Big Coal: Australia's Dirtiest Habit

A look at the underbelly of an industry whose power continues to soar even as its expansion feeds catastrophic climate change, this work dissects the Australian coal industry's influence to publicly, and behind closed doors, get its way. The book exposes

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Guy Pearse &
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Jungvolk: The Story of a Boy Defending Hitler's Reich by Wilhelm R. Gehlen & Don A. Gregory
Jungvolk: The Story of a Boy Defending Hitler's Reich

This is the wartime memoir of a boy named Will, who happened to be the nephew of the head of Nazi Germany's intelligence agency, Foreign Armies East. After reading this book, the reader will wonder who had the most exciting time during World War II. Will
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Behind Bayonets: The Civil War in Northern Ohio by David D. Van Tassel
Behind Bayonets: The Civil War in Northern Ohio

Eminent Cleveland historian David Van Tassel had undertaken the challenge of writing an illustrated history of the Cleveland homefront during the Civil War. Unfortunately, he died in 2000 before completing his manuscript. Historian John Vacha completed
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Secret Channel to Berlin: The Masson-Schellenberg Connection and Swiss Intelligence in World War II by PierreTh Braunschweig
Secret Channel to Berlin: The Masson-Schellenberg Connection and Swiss Intelligence in World War II

This book focuses on the delicate connection between the head of Swiss Intelligence, Colonel Roger Masson, and the German Chief of Espionage, SS General Walter Schellenberg. The author had access to hitherto inaccessible documents, including newly discovered
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PierreTh Braunschweig12 Dec 2013$16.99

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Holding the Line: The Third Tennessee Infantry, 1861-1864 by Robert Ferrell
Holding the Line: The Third Tennessee Infantry, 1861-1864

FLAVEL C. BARBER'S memoir of his service with the Third Tennessee provides a rare contemporary history of a Confederate regiment. Major Barber's imprisonment after the surrender of Fort Donelson spurred him to take pen in hand. What began as a way to "while
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Miami: City of the Future by T. D. Allman
Miami: City of the Future

With trenchant observations and witty prose, T. D. Allman takes readers on a tour of Miami's people, cultures, politics, and neighborhoods. In doing so he lays out a portrait of the profound changes overtaking American life everywhere. This twenty-fifth-anniversary
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Nation-Building projects in Norway during the 19th century by Henriette Maye
Nation-Building projects in Norway during the 19th century

In the following assignment I want to explain a couple of Nation-Building projects which could be observed in Norway during the 19th century. Therefore I refer to Øystein Sørensens book Jakten På Det Norske later. First of all, the term Nation-Building
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The Crimean War and its Impacts on Britain and Europe by Christian Pfeiffer
The Crimean War and its Impacts on Britain and Europe

Historians consider the Crimean War from 1854 to 1856 as the turning point in the politics of the great European powers in the 19th century. The historian David Wetzel calls it 'the most important of all the wars fought in Europe in the century'.1 Paul
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Christian Pfeiffer24 Dec 2013$16.99

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With the Red Devils at Arnhem: Personal Experiences with the 1st Polish Parachute Brigade 1944 by Marek Swiecicki
With the Red Devils at Arnhem: Personal Experiences with the 1st Polish Parachute Brigade 1944

The Battle of Arnhem remains a much-studied and discussed battle, with an uninterrupted flow of books being published about it. Helion are bringing back into print a fascinating eyewitness account that has remained overlooked since it was last published
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Defending Heaven: China's Mongol Wars, 1209-1370 by James Waterson
Defending Heaven: China's Mongol Wars, 1209-1370

The Defence of Heaven brings together, for the first time in one volume, a complete history of the Jin, Song and Ming dynasties' wars fought against the Mongols. Lasting nearly two centuries, these wars, fought to defend Chinese civilization against a
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James Waterson31 Dec 2013$16.99

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The Role of the Soviet Union in the Second World War: A Re-examination by Boris Sokolov
The Role of the Soviet Union in the Second World War: A Re-examination

This book investigates several controversial issues regarding the role of the Soviet Union and the performance of the Soviet government and Red Army, to which the author provides some provocative answers. The primary question explored by the author, however,
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War: A Short History by Jeremy Black
War: A Short History

In this concise history of war, Jeremy Black ranges widely, giving due attention to non-western as well as western traditions. The history of war is inextricably bound to the history of the world. Through a detailed exploration of 'world-scale' issues
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Our Young Soldier: Lieutenant Francis Simcoe 6 June 1791-6 April 1812 by Mary Beacock Fryer
Our Young Soldier: Lieutenant Francis Simcoe 6 June 1791-6 April 1812

Through journals and letters, Fryer charts the brief life and career of Francis Simcoe, the son of the first lieutenant-governor of Upper Canada.
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To Be a U.S. Naval Aviator by Jay A. Stout
To Be a U.S. Naval Aviator

For anyone with the will to become a U.S. naval aviator, the future begins now. Marine fighter pilot and combat veteran Jay Stout shows us just what it takes to be a U.S. naval aviator in the twenty-first century, conducting us through every step of training
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Jay A. Stout24 Feb 2014$16.99

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Thunder at Twilight: Vienna 1913/1914 by Frederic Morton
Thunder at Twilight: Vienna 1913/1914

With a new introduction by the author marking the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I.
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The American Bible-Whose America Is This? How Our Words Unite, Divide, and Define a Nation by Stephen Prothero
The American Bible-Whose America Is This? How Our Words Unite, Divide, and Define a Nation

Bestselling author Stephen Prothero addresses the question of "Whose America is this," by exploring American political discourse and the significant texts that make up the living history of the American people.

American politics is broken because we

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The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia by Edward Steers Jr.
The Lincoln Assassination Encyclopedia

"In this encyclopedia of Lincoln's assassination, Edward Steers, Jr., the foremost scholar of the assassination, has assembled knowledge of the subject scattered in documents and writings over a period of nearly a century and a half, organized it authoritatively

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The German Genius: Europe's Third Renaissance, the Second Scientific Revolution, and the Twentieth Century by Peter Watson
The German Genius: Europe's Third Renaissance, the Second Scientific Revolution, and the Twentieth Century

The German Genius is a virtuoso cultural history of German ideas and influence, from 1750 to the present day, by acclaimed historian Peter Watson (Making of the Modern Mind, Ideas). From Bach, Goethe, and Schopenhauer to Nietzsche, Freud, and Einstein,
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Sexplosion: From Andy Warhol to A Clockwork Orange - How a Generation of Pop Rebels Broke All the Taboos by Robert Hofler
Sexplosion: From Andy Warhol to A Clockwork Orange - How a Generation of Pop Rebels Broke All the Taboos

After the sexual revolution came the sexual explosion

The six years between 1968 and 1973 saw more sexual taboos challenged than ever before. Film, literature, and theater simultaneously broke through barriers previously unimagined, giving birth to what

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Robert Hofler19 Mar 2014$16.99

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The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture & Style by Nelson George
The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture & Style

An authoritative history of the groundbreaking syndicated television show that has become an icon of American pop culture, from acclaimed author and filmmaker Nelson George, "the most accomplished black music critic of his generation" (Washington Post

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Nelson George20 Mar 2014$16.99

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Priscilla: The Hidden Life of an Englishwoman in Wartime France by Nicholas Shakespeare
Priscilla: The Hidden Life of an Englishwoman in Wartime France

Priscilla: The Hidden Life of an Englishwoman in Wartime France by Nicholas Shakespeare is a transcendent work of narrative nonfiction in the vein of The Hare with Amber Eyes.

When Nicholas Shakespeare stumbled across a trunk full of his late aunt's

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The Modern Mind: An Intellectual History of the 20th Century by Peter Watson
The Modern Mind: An Intellectual History of the 20th Century

From Freud to Babbitt, from Animal Farm to Sartre to the Great Society, from the Theory of Relativity to counterculture to Kosovo, The Modern Mind is encyclopedic, covering the major writers, artists, scientists, and philosophers who produced the

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Peter Watson21 Mar 2014$16.99

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Three Roads to the Alamo by William C. Davis
Three Roads to the Alamo

Three Roads to the Alamo is the definitive book about the lives of David Crockett, James Bowie and William Barret Travis—the legendary frontiersmen and fighters who met their destiny at the Alamo in one of the most famous and tragic battles in

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William C. Davis22 Mar 2014$16.99

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Once an Eagle by Anton Myrer
Once an Eagle

Once An Eagle is the story of one special man, a soldier named Sam Damon, and his adversary over a lifetime, fellow officer Courtney Massengale. Damon is a professional who puts duty, honor, and the men he commands above self interest. Massengale, however,

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Anton Myrer23 Mar 2014$16.99

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The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War by Andrew Roberts
The Storm of War: A New History of the Second World War

"Roberts'spopulist approach makes for a rollicking good read and never comes at theexpense of accuracy. His mastery of the huge variety of subjects is trulyimpressive and his ability to marshal these subjects into a single compellingnarrative stunning."

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Andrew Roberts24 Mar 2014$16.99

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The Reagan Diaries by Ronald Reagan
The Reagan Diaries

During his two terms as the fortieth president of the United States, Ronald Reagan kept a daily diary in which he recorded, by hand, his innermost thoughts and observations on the extraordinary, the historic, and the routine day-to-day occurrences of

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Ronald Reagan25 Mar 2014$16.99

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Battle of Monroe's Crossroads: The Civil War's Last Campaign by Eric Wittenberg
Battle of Monroe's Crossroads: The Civil War's Last Campaign

The Battle of Monroe's Crossroads, fought March 10, 1865, was one of most important but least known engagements of William T. Sherman's Carolinas Campaign. Confederate cavalry, led by Lt. Gen. Wade Hampton and Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler, launched a savage
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Eric Wittenberg28 Mar 2014$16.99

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Chicago Lives: Men and Women Who Shaped Our City by Chicago Tribune
Chicago Lives: Men and Women Who Shaped Our City

A unique journey through the 20th century in Chicago, this work reveals the characters whose lives put an indelible stamp on the city. Some were famous, like Richard J. Daley and Harold Washington, while others were infamous or unacknowledged, living

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To Be a U.S. Secret Service Agent by Henry Holden
To Be a U.S. Secret Service Agent

The Secret Service was established after the Civil War by the Treasury Department, originally to protect American currency against counterfeiters. After the assassination of President William McKinley in 1901, Congress directed the Secret Service to protect

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Henry Holden28 Mar 2014$16.99

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Best Castles: The Essential Guide for Visiting and Enjoying by various
Best Castles: The Essential Guide for Visiting and Enjoying

This is the ultimate book for days out with the family, visiting Britain and Ireland's greatest architectural and historical treasures. Many of the castles featured offer a wealth of things to see and do, from their beautiful settings and manicured gardens,
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various4 Apr 2014$16.99

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Pittsburgh Lives: Men and Women Who Shaped Our City by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Pittsburgh Lives: Men and Women Who Shaped Our City

Taking readers on a unique journey through the 20th century in the Steel City, Pittsburgh Lives reveals the characters that left indelible marks on the western Pennsylvania city's history. It's not just legendaries such as Andy Warhol, Andrew Carnegie
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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette4 Apr 2014$16.99

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Heroic Endeavour: The Remarkable Story of One Pathfinder Force Attack, a Victoria Cross and 206 Brave Men by Sean Feast
Heroic Endeavour: The Remarkable Story of One Pathfinder Force Attack, a Victoria Cross and 206 Brave Men

It is 23rd December 1944 and a heroic yet dreadful action is about to take place over Cologne, involving the bravest of the brave - The Pathfinder Force. In the log book of one of that force, Flight Sergeant George Owen, are the details of his 29 operations.
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Go to School, You're a Little Black Boy: The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: A Memoir by Lincoln Alexander & Herb Shoveller
Go to School, You're a Little Black Boy: The Honourable Lincoln M. Alexander: A Memoir

The inspiring story of Lincoln Alexander, whose exemplary life has involved military service, a successful political career, a thriving law practice, and vocal advocacy.
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D-Day with the Screaming Eagles by George Koskimaki
D-Day with the Screaming Eagles

Many professional historians have recorded the actions of D-Day but here is an account of the airborne actions as described by the actual men themselves in eyewitness detail. Participants range from division command personnel to regimental, battalion,
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George Koskimaki12 Apr 2014$16.99

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Voices of the Code Breakers: Personal Accounts of the Secret Heroes of World War II by Michael Paterson
Voices of the Code Breakers: Personal Accounts of the Secret Heroes of World War II

This title offers a comprehensive look at the undercover war, revealing just how much of WWII was won away from the battlefields and how each side desperately tried to get into the 'mind set' of their enemies' code makers.

From the British cryptologists

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Michael Paterson13 Apr 2014$16.99

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Unless Victory Comes: Combat With a Machine Gunner in Patton's Third Army by Gene Garrison
Unless Victory Comes: Combat With a Machine Gunner in Patton's Third Army

Gene Garrison spent a terrifying nineteenth birthday crammed into a muddy foxhole near the German border in the Saar. He listened helplessly to cries of wounded comrades as exploding artillery shells sent deadly shrapnel raining down on them. The date
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Battle Yet Unsung: The Fighting Men of the 14th Armored Division in World War II by Timothy O'Keeffe
Battle Yet Unsung: The Fighting Men of the 14th Armored Division in World War II

While headline writers in the ETO were naturally focused on events in Normandy and the Bulge in the north, equally ferocious combats were taking place in southern France and Germany during 1944-45, which are now finally getting their due. The US 14th Armored
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Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care by Jennifer Block
Pushed: The Painful Truth About Childbirth and Modern Maternity Care

A provocative and incisive analysis of medical intervention at childbirth-an experience that has become the American norm, even as women seek more choice
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Jennifer Block21 Apr 2014$16.99

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Presidential Doodles: Two Centuries of Scribbles, Scratches, Squiggles, and Scrawls from the Oval Office squiggles & scraw by Cabinet magazine
Presidential Doodles: Two Centuries of Scribbles, Scratches, Squiggles, and Scrawls from the Oval Office squiggles & scraw

Cabinet magazine's collection of the finest examples of Presidential Doodles
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Cabinet magazine24 Apr 2014$16.99

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To Be a Military Sniper by Gregory Mast & Hans Halberstadt
To Be a Military Sniper

Aside from nerves of steel, pinpoint precise targeting skills, and uncanny adaptability, what does it take to be a military sniper? This book lays out the details of training and traits of character that make for success in one of the most challenging

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First Jihad: Khartoum, and the Dawn of Militant Islam by Daniel Allen Butler
First Jihad: Khartoum, and the Dawn of Militant Islam

Before there was Osama bin Laden, Abu al-Zarqawi or Ayatollah Khomeini, there was the Mahdi-the "Expected One"-who raised the Arabs in pan-tribal revolt against infidels and apostates in the late 19th-century Sudan. Born on the Nile in 1844, Muhammed Ahmed
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Daniel Allen Butler30 Apr 2014$16.99

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Roma Holocaust by Martin Weiser
Roma Holocaust

The 20th century is sometimes called the 'centrury of genocide'. Never before have people been killing each other on such a scale, with so sophisticated methods and techniques, for so many reasons and seemingly without any scrupules or mercy. Untold masses
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Martin Weiser1 May 2014$16.99

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How the Pro-Choice Movement Saved America: Sex, Virtue, and the Way We Live Now by Christina Page
How the Pro-Choice Movement Saved America: Sex, Virtue, and the Way We Live Now

A young activist reveals that the Pro-Life Movement's real agenda is a war on contraception, family planning, and sexual freedom
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Christina Page7 May 2014$16.99

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British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714-1792: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates by Rif Winfield
British Warships in the Age of Sail 1714-1792: Design, Construction, Careers and Fates

The new Hanoverian dynasty that came to power with the accession of George I in 1714 inherited the largest navy in the world. In the course of the century, this force would see a vast amount of action against nearly every major navy, reaching a pinnacle
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Rif Winfield7 May 2014$16.99

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Lancaster Down! The Extraordinary Tale of Seven Young Bomber Aircrew at War by Steve Darlow
Lancaster Down! The Extraordinary Tale of Seven Young Bomber Aircrew at War

The grandfather of the author was a pilot in a squadron made up of Britons and Canadians. The story of this crew, from 1942 onwards, is so special because, collectively, they experienced everything possible: dangerous flights, the crash, imprisonment and
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British Warships 1860-1906: A Photographic Record by Nicholas Dingle
British Warships 1860-1906: A Photographic Record

Illustrated with 200 official admiralty photographs, many of them previously unpublished, this book traces the development of Royal Naval ship design in a period of immense change. Opening with the Crimean War, this period saw the gradual transition from
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Nicholas Dingle16 May 2014$16.99

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1938: Hitler's Gamble by Giles MacDonogh
1938: Hitler's Gamble

The acclaimed author of After the Reich narrates the events of 1938, the year that the Third Reich came of age, and Hitler graduated from ruthless dictator to international menace.
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Modernity, Capitalism and the Pathologies of Jewish Health: Anti-Semitic Elements of Fin-De-Siècle Medical Discourse by Pavel Vasilyev
Modernity, Capitalism and the Pathologies of Jewish Health: Anti-Semitic Elements of Fin-De-Siècle Medical Discourse

While we are generally eager to recognize the importance of medicine and medical discourse in the contemporary world, it is not always easy to connect the history of medicine with the study of anti-Semitism. Indeed, this topic has received relatively little
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Pavel Vasilyev25 May 2014$16.99

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Securing Civil Rights: Freedmen, the Fourteenth Amendment, and the Right to Bear Arms by Stephen P. Halbrook
Securing Civil Rights: Freedmen, the Fourteenth Amendment, and the Right to Bear Arms

Unique and well-researched, this study concentrates on the right to keep and bear arms and analyzes the incorporation of the Bill of Rights into the Fourteenth Amendment. Examining the history of the recognition of the right of freedmen to keep and bear

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Stephen P. Halbrook31 May 2014$16.99

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William H. Prescott's History of the Conquest of Mexico: Continuum Histories by Bloomsbury Publishing
William H. Prescott's History of the Conquest of Mexico: Continuum Histories

This book contains a substantial extract from William H. Prescott's major work A History of the Conquest of Mexico. Prescott lived from 1796-1859 and his book was a pioneering view of the Aztec civilization.
The country of the ancient Mexicans or Aztecs,
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Bloomsbury Publishing4 Jun 2014$16.99

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Lord Macaulay's History of England: Continuum Histories by Bloomsbury Publishing
Lord Macaulay's History of England: Continuum Histories

Thomas Babington Macaulay's History of England from the Accession of James II was his masterwork and one of the great enduring classics of English historical writing. This volume contains the celebrated third chapter, which inherently contributed to
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J.A. Froude's Mary Tudor: Continuum Histories by Bloomsbury Publishing
J.A. Froude's Mary Tudor: Continuum Histories

J.A. Froude was one of the finest English literary stylists of the Victorian age. But he was highly critical of Mary Tudor, whose reign he viewed as something of a disaster. Eamon Duffy takes a very different view and so this book will spark off even more
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Bloomsbury Publishing4 Jun 2014$16.99

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A Land As God Made It: Jamestown and the Birth of America by James Horn
A Land As God Made It: Jamestown and the Birth of America

On the eve of the 400th anniversary of the founding of the Jamestown colony, this authoritative history argues that Jamestown-not Plymouth-was the true birthplace of the American experience
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Blood Clot: In Combat with the Patrols Platoon, 3 Para, Afghanistan 2006 by Jake Scott
Blood Clot: In Combat with the Patrols Platoon, 3 Para, Afghanistan 2006

"As you know 'blood clot' means blood cells coming together to form a strong clot that forms and sticks together to keep the wound sealed enabling it to repair. The Parachute Regiment's 'blood clot' acts the same, whether downtown scrapping or in some
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Jake Scott20 Jun 2014$16.99

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Medieval Intrigue: Decoding Royal Conspiracies by Ian Mortimer
Medieval Intrigue: Decoding Royal Conspiracies

Ian Mortimer examines some of the most controversial questions in medieval history, outlining his ground-breaking approach to historical evidence. An important work from one of today's most original and popular medieval historians.
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Ian Mortimer21 Jun 2014$16.99

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Signalman Jones by Tim Parker & Geoffrey Holder Jones
Signalman Jones

In 1939, young English naval signalman Geoffrey Holder-Jones began his career by surviving a German mine attack in the Thames estuary. World War II took him as naval officer to Iceland, the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, and the United States. Commissioned
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Twilight of the Vuvuzelas by Stephen Francis
Twilight of the Vuvuzelas

Several strips of South Africa's most popular comic, Madam & Eve, are collected in this satirical compendium. It follows the motley crew of Madam, Eve, Thandi, and Mother Anderson—who are like old friends to most South Africans—as they dash

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Greece and Rome at War by Peter Connolly
Greece and Rome at War

In this sumptuous guide to twelve centuries of military development, Peter Connolly combines a detailed account of the arms and armies of Greece and Rome with his superb full-color artwork. Making use of fresh archeological evidence and new material on
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Peter Connolly1 Aug 2014$16.99

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Great Lakes Holocaust: First Congo War, 1996-1997 by Tom Cooper
Great Lakes Holocaust: First Congo War, 1996-1997

Great Lakes Holocaust' is the first in two volumes covering military operations in Zaire - as the Congo was named from 1971 until 1997 - and the Democratic Republic of Congo at the turn of the 21st century. This volume explores the events of the 1980s
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Great Lakes Conflagration: Second Congo War, 1998-2003 by Tom Cooper
Great Lakes Conflagration: Second Congo War, 1998-2003

Great Lakes Conflagration' is the second in two volumes covering military operations in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) at the turn from the 21st century. This volume explores developments in the DRC that led to the outbreak of violence in August
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Young Citizen Old Soldier". From boyhood in Antrim to Hell on the Somme: The Journal of Rifleman James McRoberts, 14th Battalion by David Truesdale
Young Citizen Old Soldier". From boyhood in Antrim to Hell on the Somme: The Journal of Rifleman James McRoberts, 14th Battalion

For almost 43 years three school notebooks lay in obscurity in the County Armagh home of sixty two-year old James McRoberts. The closely filled pages recorded just over two years in his life in uniform as he played his part in what was then known as the
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Somalia: US Intervention, 1992-1994 by Peter Baxter
Somalia: US Intervention, 1992-1994

The end of the Cold War introduced an altered global dynamic. The old bond of East/West patronage in Africa was broken, weakening the first crop of independent revolutionary leadership on the continent who no longer had the support of one or other of the
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SAAF's Border War: The South African Air Force in Combat 1966-89 by Peter Baxter
SAAF's Border War: The South African Air Force in Combat 1966-89

South African Mirages and Cuban MiG-21s dogfighting over Cuito Cuanavale, the largest tank battle on African soil since El Alamein; Puma troopships shot out of the skies by Strela missiles and RPG-7 rockets; Alouette III gunships hovering menacingly above
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Belfast Diaries: A Gunner In Northern Ireland 1971-74 by Steve Corbett
Belfast Diaries: A Gunner In Northern Ireland 1971-74

"It's a very weird sensation to be shot at... Very often you see the gunman when it's too late or you don't see him at all. You might as well just be targets on a rifle range. I often wondered if I would get through this tour ok, and even now I still do...
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The Flechas: Insurgent Hunting in Eastern Angola, 1965-1974 by John Cann
The Flechas: Insurgent Hunting in Eastern Angola, 1965-1974

In 1961, Portugal found itself fighting a war to retain its colonial possessions and preserve the remnants of its empire. It was almost completely unprepared to do so, and this was particularly evident in its ability to project power and to control the
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Striking Inside Angola with 32 Battalion by Marius Scheepers
Striking Inside Angola with 32 Battalion

Join 'The Terrible Ones' on clandestine operations and in conventional warfare during the harsh bush war that raged through southern Angola in the 1980s. The conflict ended with the last major battle of the Cold War, one of the largest land battles of
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Für Volk and Führer: The Memoir of a Veteran of the 1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler by Erwin Bartmann
Für Volk and Führer: The Memoir of a Veteran of the 1st SS Panzer Division Leibstandarte SS Adolf Hitler

Like many Germans, Berlin schoolboy Erwin Bartmann fell under the spell of the Zeitgeist cultivated by the Nazis. Convinced he was growing up in the best country in the world, he dreamt of joining the Leibstandarte, Hitler's elite Waffen SS unit. Tall,
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Titanic Survivor by Violet Jessop
Titanic Survivor

Violet Jessop survived the sinking of both the Titanic and Britannic, and her lively and well-rounded memoir including her first-hand account of the two disasters offers the reader a unique vantage on both the catastrophes and the socioeconomic climate
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Chicken Street: Afghanistan before the Taliban: Clearing the Deadly Remnants of War by John Lane
Chicken Street: Afghanistan before the Taliban: Clearing the Deadly Remnants of War

This captivating work tells of Afghanistan before the Taliban - a land of majestic mountains and arid plains, terrain contaminated by the deadly remnants of war; landmines and unexploded ordnance, silent killers ready to kill and maim the innocent and
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Futebol Nation: The Story of Brazil through Soccer by David Goldblatt
Futebol Nation: The Story of Brazil through Soccer

No nation is as closely identified with the game of soccer as Brazil. For over a century, Brazil's people, politicians, and poets have found in soccer the finest expression of the nation's collective potential. Since the team's dazzling performance in
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The Black War: Fear, Sex and Resistance in Tasmania by Nicholas Clements
The Black War: Fear, Sex and Resistance in Tasmania

Between 1825 and 1831 close to 200 Britons and 1000 Aborigines died violently in Tasmania's Black War. It was by far the most intense frontier conflict in Australia's history, yet many Australians know little about it. The Black War takes a unique approach
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Paper Promises: Debt, Money, and the New World Order by Philip Coggan
Paper Promises: Debt, Money, and the New World Order

From the Economist's award-winning Buttonwood columnist comes a timely and incisive analysis of debt: the defining feature of our financial era
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Out of the Depths: An Unforgettable WWII Story of Survival, Courage, and the Sinking of the USS Indianapolis by Edgar USMC Harrell & David Harrell
Out of the Depths: An Unforgettable WWII Story of Survival, Courage, and the Sinking of the USS Indianapolis

A WWII hero's courageous, inspiring true story of survival against all odds after the sinking of the USS Indianapolis.
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Jacob's Cane: A Jewish Family's Journey from the Four Lands of Lithuania to the Ports of London and Baltimore A M by Elisa New
Jacob's Cane: A Jewish Family's Journey from the Four Lands of Lithuania to the Ports of London and Baltimore A M

A five-generation family memoir that poignantly captures the Jewish American immigrant story
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The Abacus and the Cross: The Story of the Pope Who Brought the Light of Science to the Dark Ages by Nancy Marie Brown
The Abacus and the Cross: The Story of the Pope Who Brought the Light of Science to the Dark Ages

An acclaimed science writer tells the story of Pope Sylvester II, the erstwhile mathematician, astronomer, and spy, who brought Islamic science to the West before the year 1000
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Blood Diamonds: Tracing the Deadly Path of the World's Most Precious Stones by Greg Campbell
Blood Diamonds: Tracing the Deadly Path of the World's Most Precious Stones

Journalist Greg Campbell leads the reader down the international diamond trail of brutality, horror, and profit - providing an on-the-ground and in-the-mines story of global consequence
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Gone with the Glory: The Civil War in Cinema by Brian Steel Wills
Gone with the Glory: The Civil War in Cinema

From Birth of a Nation to Cold Mountain, Hollywood has used the Civil War to create compelling cinema with each generation resolving the tug of war between entertainment value and historical accuracy differently. Wills looks at the portrayal
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The Great Escape: A Canadian Story by Ted Barris
The Great Escape: A Canadian Story

One night in 1944, eighty airmen escaped a German POW compound in Poland. The event became known as "The Great Escape." Ted Barris writes of the planners, task leaders, and key players in the escape attempt, those who got away, those who didn't, and their
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Handbook of Upper Canadian Chronology: Revised Edition by Frederick H. Armstrong
Handbook of Upper Canadian Chronology: Revised Edition

A revised and greatly expanded edition of this important and long out of print reference book on Upper Canada to 1841. The new edition includes the basic population statistics, a completely revised list of the events of the War of 1812 and new lists of
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A History of London in 100 Places by David Long
A History of London in 100 Places

Shaped by invasion, occupation, and immigration, by upheavals as diverse as the Great Fire, the Blitz, and the Big Bang, London's history is unmatched for variety and drama. Choosing 100 places that best tell this incredible story, David Long shares his
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The Cruise of the Corwin: Journal of the Arctic Expedition of 1881 in search of De Long and the Jeannette by John Muir
The Cruise of the Corwin: Journal of the Arctic Expedition of 1881 in search of De Long and the Jeannette

John Muir agreed in 1881 to sail aboard the Corwin, whose fruitless mission it was to search for the missing scientific research vessel Jeannette, which itself became icebound while exploring the distant and mysterious Wrangell Land in the higher latitudes
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Hobart by Peter Timms
Hobart

A journey through Hobart—Australia's smallest, most southerly, least prosperous, but arguably most beautiful state capital—this updated edition reveals a city in transition, shaking off its dark and troubled past to claim its special place
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The Accidental Captives: The Story of Seven Women Alone in Nazi Germany by Carolyn Gossage
The Accidental Captives: The Story of Seven Women Alone in Nazi Germany

In April 1941, a passenger ship sailing from New York to Cape Town was attacked and sunk by a German raider. The passengers were pulled from the water and transported to Nazi-occupied France, where the majority were released. Among those left behind were
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Turkey: The Quest for Identity by Feroz Ahmad
Turkey: The Quest for Identity

This concise history tells the story of Turkey, a country caught between the ideologies of East and West. Feroz Ahmad provides a full survey of Turkey's checkered past, from its beginnings as a disparate group of tribes to its status as the first secular
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Alice + Freda Forever: A Murder in Memphis by Alexis Coe
Alice + Freda Forever: A Murder in Memphis

In 1892, America was obsessed with a teenage murderess, but it wasn't her crime that shocked the nation—it was her motivation. Nineteen-year-old Alice Mitchell had planned to pass as a man in order to marry her seventeen-year-old fiancée Freda Ward,

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The State vs. Nelson Mandela: The Trial that Changed South Africa by Joel Joffe
The State vs. Nelson Mandela: The Trial that Changed South Africa

On July 11, 1963, a seemingly harmless dry cleaning van drew up outside a rural farm near Johannesburg, South Africa. Within seconds, heavily armed police had burst out and arrested the entire high command of the armed wing of the African National Congress
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Hammer from Above by Jay Stout
Hammer from Above

In Operation Iraqi Freedom, the Marine CorpsÂ' ground campaign up the Tigris and Euphrates was notable for speed and aggressiveness unparalleled in military history. Little has been written, however, of the air support that guaranteed the driveÂ's success.
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Neighborhood Challenge: The European Union and Its Neighbors by Birgul Demirtas-Coskun & Bezen Balamir-Coskun
Neighborhood Challenge: The European Union and Its Neighbors

One of the intriguing questions of the post-Cold War era has been whether the EU will play a major global role in world politics as non-traditional threats and challenges came to the forefront. Launching new policies such as the Common Foreign and Security
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To Test or Not to Test: A Guide to Genetic Screening and Risk by Doris Teichler-Zallen
To Test or Not to Test: A Guide to Genetic Screening and Risk

Genetic tests of our risks for disease offer practical medical benefits for some while for others, they do not prove useful. Often they raise many medical, ethical, and psychological concerns. To Test or Not to Test arms readers with questions that should
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Community Health Centers: A Movement and the People Who Made It Happen by Bonnie Lefkowitz
Community Health Centers: A Movement and the People Who Made It Happen

America has set ambitious goals for improving health, but they are doomed to failure unless we address persistent and in some cases widening disparities by income and race. This book tells the story of one groundbreaking approach that attacks the problem
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Women's Labor in the Global Economy: Speaking in Multiple Voices by Timothy J. Steigenga
Women's Labor in the Global Economy: Speaking in Multiple Voices

A massive religious transformation has unfolded over the past forty years in Latin America and the Caribbean. In a region where the Catholic Church could once claim a near monopoly of adherents, religious pluralism has fundamentally altered the social
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Justice and Science: Trials and Triumphs of DNA Evidence by George "Woody" Clarke
Justice and Science: Trials and Triumphs of DNA Evidence

George "Woody" Clarke has been renowned for years in legal circles and among the news media because of his expertise in DNA evidence. In this memoir, Clarke chronicles his experiences in some of the most disturbing and notorious sexual assault and murder
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American Cinema of the 1990s: Themes and Variations by Murray Pomerance
American Cinema of the 1990s: Themes and Variations

New York, more than any other city, has held a special fascination for filmmakers and viewers. In every decade of Hollywood filmmaking, artists of the screen have fixated upon this fascinating place for its tensions and promises, dazzling illumination
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Worlds at War by Anthony Pagden
Worlds at War

Spanning two and a half millennia, Anthony Pagden's mesmerizing Worlds at War delves deep into the roots of the "clash of civilizations" between East and West that has always been a battle over ideas, and whose issues have never been more urgent.

Worlds

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Conversion of a Continent: Religious Identity and Change in Latin America by Ina Rae Hark
Conversion of a Continent: Religious Identity and Change in Latin America

Probably no decade saw as many changes in the Hollywood film industry and its product as the 1930s did. At the beginning of the decade, the industry was still struggling with the transition to talking pictures. Gangster films and naughty comedies starring
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Sacred Assemblies and Civic Engagement: How Religion Matters for America's Newest Immigrants by Fred Kniss & Paul D. Numrich
Sacred Assemblies and Civic Engagement: How Religion Matters for America's Newest Immigrants

Immigration to the United States has been a major source of population growth and cultural change throughout much of Americaâ€Âs history. Currently, about 40 percent of the nationâ€Âs annual population growth comes from the influx of foreign-born individuals
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Privatization and Foreign Investments in Nigeria by Lawrence Okechukwu Azubuike
Privatization and Foreign Investments in Nigeria

Nigeria's political economy has straddled the ideological divide between socialism and capitalism. The country produces oil, and at some point in its existence, it embarked on robust state involvement in the economy. This was marked by the acquisition,
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Naked Truth, The: Why Hollywood Doesn't Make X-Rated Movies by Kevin S. Sandler
Naked Truth, The: Why Hollywood Doesn't Make X-Rated Movies

From parents and teachers to politicians and policymakers, there is a din of voices participating in the debate over how young people are affected by violence, strong language, and explicit sexual activity in films. The Motion Picture Association of America
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Just Don't Get Sick: Access to Health Care in the Aftermath of Welfare Reform by Karen Seccombe & Kim A. Hoffman
Just Don't Get Sick: Access to Health Care in the Aftermath of Welfare Reform

Drawing upon statistical data and in-depth interviews with over five hundred families in Oregon, Karen Seccombe and Kim Hoffman assess the ways in which welfare reform affects the well-being of adults and children who leave welfare for work. We hear of
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Big Prisons, Big Dreams: Crime and the Failure of the United States Prison System to Control Crime by Michael J. Lynch
Big Prisons, Big Dreams: Crime and the Failure of the United States Prison System to Control Crime

The American prison system has grown tenfold since the 1970s, but crime rates in the United States have not decreased. Michael J. Lynch, a critical criminologist, argues that our oversized prison system is a product of our consumer culture, the publicâ€Âs
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One Minute to Midnight by Michael Dobbs
One Minute to Midnight

Advance praise for Michael Dobbs's One Minute to Midnight:

"One Minute to Midnight is nothing less than a tour de force, a dramatic, nail-biting page-turner that is also an important work of scholarship. Michael Dobbs combines the skills of an experienced

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The Race Beat by Gene Roberts & Hank Klibanoff
The Race Beat

An unprecedented examination of how news stories, editorials and photographs in the American press—and the journalists responsible for them—profoundly changed the nation's thinking about civil rights in the South during the 1950s and '60s.

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Gene Roberts &
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The Process by Uri Savir
The Process

Uri Savir was Israel's chief negotiator with the PLO from 1993 to 1996. He was the first Israeli official to negotiate secretly with a senior representative of the PLO. From their first meeting up until the signing of the Interim Agreement in September
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Jesse James by T. J. Stiles
Jesse James

"So carefully researched, persuasive, and illuminating that it is likely to reshape permanently our understanding of its subject's life and times." -The New York Times Book Review

"After reading this biography . . . can doubt that the driving force of

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T. J. Stiles28 Oct 2010$17.00

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Plagues and Peoples by William Mcneill
Plagues and Peoples

Upon its original publication, Plagues and Peoples was an immediate critical and popular success, offering a radically new interpretation of world history as seen through the extraordinary impact--political, demographic, ecological, and psychological--of
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The Great Depression by Robert S. Mcelvaine
The Great Depression

One of the classic studies of the Great Depression, featuring a new introduction by the author with insights into the economic crises of 1929 and today.

In the twenty-five years since its publication, critics and scholars have praised historian Robert

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The Murder of Helen Jewett by Patricia Cline Cohen
The Murder of Helen Jewett

Patricia Cline Cohen is Professor of History and Acting Dean of the Humanities and Fine Arts at the University of California, Santa Barbara. From 1991 to 1996 she chaired the Women's Studies Program there. She is the author of A Calculating People: The
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Summers with Lincoln by Harold Holzer
Summers with Lincoln

Across the country, in the middle of busy city squares and hidden on quiet streets, there are nearly 200 statues erected in memory of Abraham Lincoln. No other American has ever been so widely commemorated.

A few years ago, anticipating the bicentennial

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Netherland by Joseph O'Neill & President Barak Obama's AMERICA: A Historical-Literary Examination by Heerak Christian Kim
Netherland by Joseph O'Neill & President Barak Obama's AMERICA: A Historical-Literary Examination

Joseph O'Neill's novel, Netherland, has won many prestigious awards and recognitions, including the PEN/Faulker Award and The New York Times Book Review's "Best Book of the Year." This book, written and published in the first decade of the 21st century,
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Hong Kong by Jan Morris
Hong Kong

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Survive the Bomb by Eric G. Swedin
Survive the Bomb

The launch of Russia's Sputnik satellite in 1957 began an era where American citizens were haunted by fears of annihilation. Baby Boomers will remember Bert the Turtle, who instructed them how to "duck and cover." Survive the Bomb documents other U.S.

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The Illustrated Australasian Bee Manual And Complete Guide to Modern Bee Culture in the Southern Hemisphere by Isaac Hopkins
The Illustrated Australasian Bee Manual And Complete Guide to Modern Bee Culture in the Southern Hemisphere

I chose to reprint this book because it is one of the most practical beekeeping books I know of. Isaac Hopkins obviously had a lot of real life experience and not just a lot of book knowledge. This book was probably the most influential book on beekeeping
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Between the Lines: Israel, the Palestinians, and the U.S. War on Terror by Tikva Honig-Parnass
Between the Lines: Israel, the Palestinians, and the U.S. War on Terror

This compilation of essays, edited by a Palestinian writer and an Israeli journalist, constitutes a challenge to critically rethink the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. • Between the Lines presents a groundbreaking study that brings together insights from
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Tikva Honig-Parnass14 May 2012$17.00

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Sowing Crisis by Rashid Khalidi
Sowing Crisis

Acclaimed historian and political commentator Rashid Khalidi presents the compelling case that U.S. and Soviet intervention in the Middle East not only exacerbated civil wars and provoked the breakdown of fragile democracies, but continues to this day
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Rashid Khalidi27 May 2012$17.00

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Valkyrie by Hans Gisevius
Valkyrie

When on July 20, 1944, a bomb—boldly placed inside Hitler's headquarters by Colonel Count Claus von Stauffenberg— exploded without killing the Führer, the subsequent coup d'état against the Third Reich collapsed. The conspirators were summarily
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American Insurgents: A Brief History of American Anti-Imperialism by Richard Seymour
American Insurgents: A Brief History of American Anti-Imperialism

From Mark Twain, to the movement against the war in Vietnam, this is the story of ordinary Americans challenging empire.
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Vietnam, Now by David Lamb
Vietnam, Now

Now in paperback: the extraordinary portrait of post-war Vietnam told by a journalist who covered the war and returned thirty years later to cover the peace
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Humanity by Jonathan Glover
Humanity

Renowned moral philosopher Jonathan Glover confronts the brutal history of the twentieth century to unravel the mystery of why so many atrocities occurred. In a new preface, Glover brings the book through the post-9/11 era and into our own time—and

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The Alamo And The Texas War For Independence by Alber A. Nofi
The Alamo And The Texas War For Independence

Reissued on the 165th anniversary of the War: A strategic examination of one of America's most dramatic battles
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Alber A. Nofi16 Oct 2012$17.00

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African Struggles Today: Social Movements Since Independence by Peter Dwyer & Leo Zeilig
African Struggles Today: Social Movements Since Independence

This groundbreaking analysis examines the gains, contradictions, and frustrations of twenty-first century prodemocracy struggles across Southern Africa
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The Balkan Wars by Andre Gerolymatos
The Balkan Wars

A sweeping history of the Balkans that probes the ancient roots of the genocidal passions in modern Europe's most volatile region.
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Inheriting the Trade: A Northern Family Confronts Its Legacy as the Largest Slave-Trading by Thomas Norman Dewolf
Inheriting the Trade: A Northern Family Confronts Its Legacy as the Largest Slave-Trading

In 2001, Thomas DeWolf discovered that he was related to the most successful slave-trading family in U.S. history, responsible for transporting at least ten thousand Africans. This is his memoir of the journey in which ten family members retraced their
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Money Jungle: Imagining the New Times Square by Benjamin Chesluk
Money Jungle: Imagining the New Times Square

For more than a century, Times Square has mesmerized the world with the spectacle of its dazzling supersigns, its theaters, and its often-seedy nightlife. New York Cityâ€Âs iconic crossroads has drawn crowds of revelers, thrill-seekers, and other urban
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The Crisis of the Old Order: 1919-1933, The Age of Roosevelt, Volume I by Jr. " Arthur M. "Schlesinger
The Crisis of the Old Order: 1919-1933, The Age of Roosevelt, Volume I

The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933, volume one of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and biographer Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.'s Age of Roosevelt series, is the first of three books that interpret the political, economic, social, and intellectual history
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Who Rules the Net? Internet Governance and Jurisdiction by Clyde Wayne Crews Jr.
Who Rules the Net? Internet Governance and Jurisdiction

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Social Security and Its Discontents: Perspectives on Choice by Michael D. Tanner
Social Security and Its Discontents: Perspectives on Choice

A guide to how human well-being has steadily improved with economic growth, technological change, and free trade combining to power a Â"cycle of progressÂ" that has led to unprecedented improvements in human well-bein
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Michael D. Tanner7 Nov 2013$17.00

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The Last Days of the Sioux Nation: Second Edition by Robert M. Utley
The Last Days of the Sioux Nation: Second Edition

This fascinating account tells what the Sioux were like when they first came to their reservation and how their reaction to the new system eventually led to the last confrontation between the Army and the Sioux at the Battle of Wounded Knee Creek. A classic
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Rescued from the Reich: How One of Hitler's Soldiers Saved the Lubavitcher Rebbe by Bryan Mark Rigg
Rescued from the Reich: How One of Hitler's Soldiers Saved the Lubavitcher Rebbe

Riggs tells the dramatic story of the rescue of a Jewish leader during World War II and the German-Jewish soldier who led the mission.
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Building Diaspora: Filipino Cultural Community Formation on the Internet by Emily Noelle Ignacio
Building Diaspora: Filipino Cultural Community Formation on the Internet

The dramatic growth of the Internet in recent years has provided opportunities for a host of relationships and communitiesâ€Â"forged across great distances and even timeâ€Â"that would have seemed unimaginable only a short while ago. In Building Diaspora,
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Emily Noelle Ignacio15 Dec 2013$17.00

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Hidden Victims: The Effects of the Death Penalty on Families of the Accused. Critical Issues in Crime and Society by Susan F. Sharp
Hidden Victims: The Effects of the Death Penalty on Families of the Accused. Critical Issues in Crime and Society

Murderers, particularly those sentenced to death, are considered by most to be unusually heinous, often sub-human, and entirely different from the rest of us. In Hidden Victims, sociologist Susan F. Sharp challenges this culturally ingrained perspective
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Who Owns Culture? Appropriation and Authenticity in American Law. Rutgers Series on the Public Life of the Arts by Susan Scafidi
Who Owns Culture? Appropriation and Authenticity in American Law. Rutgers Series on the Public Life of the Arts

Americans are cultural copycats. White suburban youths perform rap music, New York fashion designers ransack the worldâ€Âs closets for inspiration, and Euro-American authors adopt the voice of a geisha or shaman. The ownership of these art forms, however,
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Navigating Interracial Borders: Black-White Couples and Their Social Worlds by Erica Chito Childs
Navigating Interracial Borders: Black-White Couples and Their Social Worlds

Is love color-blind, or at least becoming increasingly so? Todayâ€Âs popular rhetoric and evidence of more interracial couples than ever might suggest that it is. But is it the idea of racially mixed relationships that we are growing to accept or is
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Negotiating Ethnicity: Second-Generation South Asian Americans Traverse a Transnational World by Bandana Purkayastha
Negotiating Ethnicity: Second-Generation South Asian Americans Traverse a Transnational World

In the continuing debates on the topic of racial and ethnic identity in the United States, there are some that argue that ethnicity is an ascribed reality. To the contrary, others claim that individuals are becoming increasingly active in choosing and
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Bandana Purkayastha22 Dec 2013$17.00

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Bridges of New Jersey, The: Portraits of Garden State Crossings by Steven M. Richman
Bridges of New Jersey, The: Portraits of Garden State Crossings

New Jersey is sandwiched between the Hudson and Delaware Rivers, with the Raritan, Passaic, and Navesink cutting swaths across it. In spite of the stateâ€Âs relatively small size, over six thousand bridges span its varied landscape. They traverse rivers,
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Beasts of the Earth: Animals, Humans, and Disease by E. Fuller Torrey MD & Robert H. Yolken MD
Beasts of the Earth: Animals, Humans, and Disease

Humans have lived in close proximity to other animals for thousands of years. Recent scientific studies have even shown that the presence of animals has a positive effect on our physical and mental health. People with pets typically have lower blood pressure,
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Women Together/Women Apart: Portraits of Lesbian Paris by Tirza True Latimer
Women Together/Women Apart: Portraits of Lesbian Paris

What does it mean to look like a lesbian? Though it remains impossible to conjure a definitive image that captures the breadth of this highly nuanced term, today at least we are able to consider an array of visual representations that have been put into
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Tirza True Latimer22 Dec 2013$17.00

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Local Acts:Community-Based Performance in the United States by Jan Cohen-Cruz
Local Acts:Community-Based Performance in the United States

An eclectic mix of art, theater, dance, politics, experimentation, and ritual, community-based performance has become an increasingly popular art movement in the United States. Forged by the collaborative efforts of professional artists and local residents,
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The Politics of Upheaval: 1935-1936, The Age of Roosevelt, Volume III by Arthur M. Schlesinger
The Politics of Upheaval: 1935-1936, The Age of Roosevelt, Volume III

The Politics of Upheaval, 1935-1936, volume three of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and biographer Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.'s Age of Roosevelt series, concentrates on the turbulent concluding years of Franklin D. Roosevelt's first term. A measure of
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Bees in America by Tammy Horn
Bees in America

"Queen Bee," "busy as a bee," and "the land of milk and honey" are expressions that permeate the language within American culture. Music, movies, art, advertising, poetry, children's books, and literature all incorporate the dynamic image of the tiny,
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Different Paths of Buddhism, The: A Narrative Historical Introduction by Carl Olson
Different Paths of Buddhism, The: A Narrative Historical Introduction

For centuries, Buddhist teachers and laypeople have used stories, symbols, cultural metaphors, and anecdotes to teach and express their religious views. In this introductory textbook, Carl Olson draws on these narrative traditions to detail the development
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Kamishibai Man by Allen Say
Kamishibai Man

The Kamishibai man used to ride his bicycle into town where he would tell stories to the children and sell them candy, but gradually, fewer and fewer children came running at the sound of his clappers. They were all watching their new televisions instead.
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Allen Say25 Jan 2014$17.00

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Democratic Discourses: The Radical Abolition Movement and Antebellum American Literature by Michael Bennett
Democratic Discourses: The Radical Abolition Movement and Antebellum American Literature

In this path-breaking study, Michael Bennett departs from tradition to argue that the democratic ideal of equality and the actual ways in which it has been practiced are grounded less in the fledgling government documents written by a handful of white
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Be Not Deceived: The Sacred and Sexual Struggles of Gay and Ex-Gay Christian Men by Michelle Wolkomir
Be Not Deceived: The Sacred and Sexual Struggles of Gay and Ex-Gay Christian Men

Homosexuality has become increasingly accepted in mainstream America over the past two decades. Yet despite indications of progress that can be found everywhere from academia to popular culture, gay men and women remain the target of much discrimination
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Michelle Wolkomir6 Mar 2014$17.00

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Living with Cancer: A Practical Guide by Dave Visel
Living with Cancer: A Practical Guide

You've got cancer. Now what? It is one among the myriad of daunting questions that the more than 1.3 million Americans who are diagnosed with invasive cancer each year find themselves asking. There is, of course, no simple answer. Cancer does not come
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New Roots in America's Sacred Ground: Religion, Race, and Ethnicity in Indian America by Khyati Y. Joshi
New Roots in America's Sacred Ground: Religion, Race, and Ethnicity in Indian America

What does race have to do with religion? According to Khyati Y. Joshi, quite a bit. In this compelling look at the ways that second generation Indian Americans develop and change their sense of ethnic identity, she reveals how race and religion interact,
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Gay TV and Straight America by Ron Becker
Gay TV and Straight America

After decades of silence on the subject of homosexuality, television in the 1990s saw a striking increase in programming that incorporated and, in many cases, centered on gay material. In shows including "Friends", "Seinfeld", "Party of Five", "Homicide",
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Ron Becker6 Mar 2014$17.00

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You Should See Yourself: Jewish Identity in Postmodern American Culture by Vincent Brook
You Should See Yourself: Jewish Identity in Postmodern American Culture

During the latter half of the twentieth century, federal funding in the United States for scientific research and development increased dramatically. Yet, despite the infusion of public funds into research centers, the relationship between public policy
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Vincent Brook6 Mar 2014$17.00

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Environmental Endgame, The: Mainstream Economics, Ecological Disaster, and Human Survival by Robert L. Nadeau
Environmental Endgame, The: Mainstream Economics, Ecological Disaster, and Human Survival

For decades, scholars have warned of an impending global environmental crisis. Yet, politicians, particularly in the United States, have consistently shown through their actions towards crucial "green" policies that they are not taking the threat seriously.
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Girls in Trouble with the Law. The Rutgers Series in Childhood Studies by Laurie Schaffner
Girls in Trouble with the Law. The Rutgers Series in Childhood Studies

Juvenile arrest rates in the United States have declined over the past decade, yet the percentage of girls in trouble with the law increased. Girls now are also more likely to enter the juvenile legal system as a result of violent events, rather than for
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Laurie Schaffner6 Mar 2014$17.00

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Being Jewish in the New Germany by Jeffrey M. Peck
Being Jewish in the New Germany

Germany today boasts the fastest growing population of Jews in Europe. The streets of Berlin abound with signs of a revival of Jewish culture, ranging from bagel shops to the sight of worshipers leaving synagogue on Saturday. With the new energy infused
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Jeffrey M. Peck6 Mar 2014$17.00

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Science and Technology Policy in the United States: Open Systems in Action by Sylvia Kraemer
Science and Technology Policy in the United States: Open Systems in Action

After more than 500 years of marginalization, Latin America's forty million Indians have recently made major strides in gaining political recognition and civil rights. In this book, social scientists explore the important role of religion in indigenous
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Sylvia Kraemer6 Mar 2014$17.00

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Beyond the Foster Care System: The Future for Teens by Betsy Krebs & Paul Pitcoff
Beyond the Foster Care System: The Future for Teens

Each year tens of thousands of teenagers are released from the foster care system in the United States without high school degrees or strong family relationships. Two to four years after discharge, half of these young people still do not have either a
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Hasheesh Eater, The: Being Passages from the Life of a Pythagorean. Subterranean Lives: Chronicles of Alternative America. by Fitz Hugh Ludlow
Hasheesh Eater, The: Being Passages from the Life of a Pythagorean. Subterranean Lives: Chronicles of Alternative America.

Fitz Hugh Ludlow was a recent graduate of Union College in Schenectady, New York, when he vividly recorded his hasheesh-induced visions, experiences, adventures, and insights. During the mid-nineteenth century, the drug was a legal remedy for lockjaw and
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American Cinema of the 1970s: Themes and Variations by Lisa Gail Collins
American Cinema of the 1970s: Themes and Variations

During the 1960s and 1970s, a cadre of poets, playwrights, visual artists, musicians, and other visionaries came together to create a renaissance in African American literature and art. This charged chapter in the history of African American culture -
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Race and Religion Among the Chosen Peoples of Crown Heights by Henry Goldschmidt
Race and Religion Among the Chosen Peoples of Crown Heights

In August of 1991, the Brooklyn neighborhood of Crown Heights was engulfed in violence following the deaths of Gavin Cato and Yankel Rosenbaum - a West Indian boy struck by a car in the motorcade of a Hasidic spiritual leader and an orthodox Jew stabbed
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Neither Victim Nor Villain: Empowerment and Agency among Women Substance Abusers by Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo
Neither Victim Nor Villain: Empowerment and Agency among Women Substance Abusers

Religion has jumped into the sphere of global and domestic politics in ways that few would have imagined a century ago. Some expected that religion would die as modernity flourished. Instead, it now stares at us almost daily from the front pages of newspapers
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Pierrette Hondagneu-Sotelo6 Mar 2014$17.00

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The Iron Cage: The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood by Rashid Khalidi
The Iron Cage: The Story of the Palestinian Struggle for Statehood

At a time when a lasting peace between the Palestinians and the Israelis seems virtually unattainable, understanding the roots of their conflict is an essential step in restoring hope to the region. In The Iron Cage, Rashid Khalidi, one of the most respected
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The Boston Italians: A Story of Pride, Perseverance, and Paesani, from the Years of the Great Immigration to the Present Day by Steve Puleo
The Boston Italians: A Story of Pride, Perseverance, and Paesani, from the Years of the Great Immigration to the Present Day

In this lively and engaging history, Stephen Puleo tells the story of the Boston Italians from their earliest years, when a largely illiterate and impoverished people in a strange land recreated the bonds of village and region in the cramped quarters of
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The Mafia and the Allies: Sicily 1943 and the Return of the Mafia by Ezio Costanzo
The Mafia and the Allies: Sicily 1943 and the Return of the Mafia

Mafia returns to Sicily with the Allies in 1943. The story told by a Sicilian historian.
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Ezio Costanzo21 Apr 2014$17.00

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Utopia, New Jersey: Travels in the Nearest Eden by Perdita Buchan
Utopia, New Jersey: Travels in the Nearest Eden

Utopia. New Jersey. For most peopleâ€Â"even the most satisfied New Jersey residentsâ€Â"these words hardly belong in the same sentence. Yet, unbeknown to many, history shows that the state has been a favorite location for utopian experiments for more
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Perdita Buchan24 Apr 2014$17.00

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When Asia Was the World: Traveling Merchants, Scholars, Warriors, and Monks Who Created the "Riches of the "East" by Stewart Gordon
When Asia Was the World: Traveling Merchants, Scholars, Warriors, and Monks Who Created the "Riches of the "East"

While European civilization stagnated in the "Dark Ages," Asia flourished as the wellspring of science, philosophy, and religion. Linked together by a web of spiritual, commercial, and intellectual connections, the distant regions of Asia's vast civilization,
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When Asia Was the World: Traveling Merchants, Scholars, Warriors, and Monks Who Created the "Riches of the "East" by Stewart Gordon
When Asia Was the World: Traveling Merchants, Scholars, Warriors, and Monks Who Created the "Riches of the "East"

While European civilization stagnated in the "Dark Ages," Asia flourished as the wellspring of science, philosophy, and religion. Linked together by a web of spiritual, commercial, and intellectual connections, the distant regions of Asia's vast civilization,
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Jonathan Edwards's "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God": A Casebook by Wilson H. Kimnach
Jonathan Edwards's "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God": A Casebook

Designed specifically for the classroom, this volume presents the accurate and definitive version of Sinners, accompanied by the tools necessary to study and teach this famous American sermon. With an introduction aimed at students and teachers and

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Memoirs of the Original Rolling Stone by Andy Anderson & Erika Celeste
Memoirs of the Original Rolling Stone

Long before the days of the popular British rock band, a group of boys from Mississippi started the original Rolling Stones. In those days the music they played was so new, it was difficult to find records of it or hear it on the radio. Each time they
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Resurrecting Empire: Western Footprints and America's Perilous Path in the Middle East by Rashid Khalidi
Resurrecting Empire: Western Footprints and America's Perilous Path in the Middle East

Begun as the United States moved its armed forces into Iraq, Rashid Khalidi's powerful and thoughtful new book examines the record of Western involvement in the region and analyzes the likely outcome of our most recent Middle East incursions. Drawing on
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Shenakht-e Donya-ye Gharb by Mirahmad Hashemifard MD
Shenakht-e Donya-ye Gharb

"Shenakht-e Donya-ye Gharb" (Understanding the Western World) is a 670 page book that will take you on a journey through numerous history-making events in the Western world from ancient times leading to the contemporary period. This multi-dimensional

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The British Isles: A History of Four Nations by Hugh Kearney
The British Isles: A History of Four Nations

Hugh Kearney's classic account of the history of the British Isles from pre-Roman times to the present is distinguished by its treatment of English history as part of a wider 'history of four nations'. Not only focusing on England, it attempts to deal
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Nations and Nationalism since 1780 by E. J. Hobsbawm
Nations and Nationalism since 1780

Nations and Nationalism since 1780 is Eric Hobsbawm's widely acclaimed and highly readable enquiry into the question of nationalism. Events in the late twentieth century in Eastern Europe and the Soviet republics have since reinforced the central importance
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The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live In by Hugh Kennedy
The Great Arab Conquests: How the Spread of Islam Changed the World We Live In

From a leading expert in Arabic history, an engaging history of the great Islamic expansion that carved out an empire from Spain to Asia
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What Was History? The Art of History in Early Modern Europe by Anthony Grafton
What Was History? The Art of History in Early Modern Europe

From the late fifteenth century onwards, scholars across Europe began to write books about how to read and evaluate histories. These pioneering works grew from complex early modern debates about law, religion and classical scholarship. Anthony Grafton's
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The Conquests of Alexander the Great by Waldemar Heckel
The Conquests of Alexander the Great

In this book, Waldemar Heckel traces the rise and eventual fall of one of the most successful military commanders in history. In 325 BCE, Alexander and his conquering army prepared to return home, after overcoming everything in their path: armies, terrain,
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The Greatest Generation by Tom Brokaw
The Greatest Generation

"In the spring of 1984, I went to the northwest of France, to Normandy, to prepare an NBC documentary on the fortieth anniversary of D-Day, the massive and daring Allied invasion of Europe that marked the beginning of the end of Adolf Hitler's Third Reich.

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The Seekers: The Story of Man's Continuing Quest to Understand His World by Daniel J. Boorstin
The Seekers: The Story of Man's Continuing Quest to Understand His World

Throughout history, from the time of Socrates to our own modern age, the human race has sought the answers to fundamental questions of life: Who are we? Why are we here?

In his previous national bestsellers, The Discoverers and The Creators , Daniel J.

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Women Sailors and Sailors' Women: Adventures of Pirate Queens, Female Stowaways, and Sailors' Wives by David Cordingly
Women Sailors and Sailors' Women: Adventures of Pirate Queens, Female Stowaways, and Sailors' Wives

For centuries the sea has been regarded as a male domain. Fisherman, navy officers, pirates, and explorers roamed the high seas while their wives and daughters stayed on shore. Oceangoing adventurers and the crews of their ships were part of an all-male
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Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny by Robert Wright
Nonzero: The Logic of Human Destiny

In his bestselling The Moral Animal, Robert Wright applied the principles of evolutionary biology to the study of the human mind. Now Wright attempts something even more ambitious: explaining the direction of evolution and human history–and discerning
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Robert Wright25 Oct 2014$17.00

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The Naval War of 1812: (A Modern Library E-Book) by Theodore Roosevelt
The Naval War of 1812: (A Modern Library E-Book)

Published when Theodore Roosevelt was only twenty-three years old, The Naval War of 1812 was immediately hailed as a literary and scholarly triumph, and it is still considered the definitive book on the subject. It caused considerable controversy for
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The Jesus Mysteries: Was the "Original Jesus" a Pagan God? by Peter Gandy & Timothy Freke
The Jesus Mysteries: Was the "Original Jesus" a Pagan God?

This astonishing book completely undermines the traditional history of Christianity that has been perpetuated for centuries by the Church. Drawing on the cutting edge of modern scholarship, authors Tim Freke and Peter Gandy present overwhelming evidence
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Batavia's Graveyard: The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History's Bloodiest Meeting by Mike Dash
Batavia's Graveyard: The True Story of the Mad Heretic Who Led History's Bloodiest Meeting

From the bestselling author of Tulipomania comes Batavia's Graveyard, the spellbinding true story of mutiny, shipwreck, murder, and survival.

It was the autumn of 1628, and the Batavia, the Dutch East India Company's flagship, was loaded with a king's

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The Words That Made Australia: How Australia Made Its Own Luck - And Could Now Throw It All Away by Chris Feik
The Words That Made Australia: How Australia Made Its Own Luck - And Could Now Throw It All Away

This is not a book of documents, snippets or worthy speeches. Instead it presents the original essays and the moments of insight that told us what Australia is and could be.

These are the essential statements - from historians, reporters, novelists, mavericks

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Hitler's Alpine Headquarters by James Wilson
Hitler's Alpine Headquarters

Hitler's Alpine Headquarters look at the development of the Obersalzberg from a small, long established farming community, into Hitler's country residence and the Nazis' southern headquarters. Introducing new images and additional text, this book is a
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James Wilson29 Jul 2014$17.25

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Comet! The World's First Jet Airliner by Graham Simons
Comet! The World's First Jet Airliner

This new volume from the respected and well-regarded aviation historian and author Graham Simons is sure to appeal to all aviation enthusiasts, including as it does a wide array of historical sources and archival information drawn together into one consolidated
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A Yorkshire Lass at the Court of Thatcher by Elizabeth Peacock
A Yorkshire Lass at the Court of Thatcher

Elizabeth Peacock served as MP for Batley and Spen for 14 years and was one of the most outspoken politicians during her time at Westminster.

Famed for her 'no nonsense, just common sense' approach, Elizabeth won many admirers along with a reputation
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Three German Invasions of France: The Summers Campaigns of 1830, 1914, 1940 by Douglas Fermer
Three German Invasions of France: The Summers Campaigns of 1830, 1914, 1940

Tension and rivalry between France and Germany shaped the history of Western Europe in the century from 1860. Three times that hostility led to war and the invasion of France - in 1870, 1914 and 1940. The outcomes of the battles that followed reset the
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Douglas Fermer6 Aug 2014$17.25

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Fighting with the Fourteenth Army in Burma: Original War Summaries of the Battle Against Japan 1943-1945 by James Luto
Fighting with the Fourteenth Army in Burma: Original War Summaries of the Battle Against Japan 1943-1945

The Fourteenth Army was one of the most successful British and Commonwealth forces of the Second World War. It was not only the largest of the Commonwealth armies but was also the largest single army in the world with around half a million men under its
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James Luto6 Aug 2014$17.25

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Public Schools and The Great War by Anthony Seldon & Prof. David Walsh
Public Schools and The Great War

In this pioneering and original book, Anthony Seldon and David Walsh study the impact that the public schools had on the conduct of the Great War, and vice versa. Drawing on fresh evidence from 200 leading public schools and other archives, they challenge
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Into Touch: Rugby Internationals Killed in the Great War by Nigel McCrery
Into Touch: Rugby Internationals Killed in the Great War

Many thousands of men died during the Great War. They came from every place and class. The very cream of the Nation joined up thinking it a great adventure but, all too often, never returned. This book is dedicated to the memory of an elite few of such
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British Battles of the Crimean Wars 1854-1856: Despatches from the Front by John Grehan & Martin Mace
British Battles of the Crimean Wars 1854-1856: Despatches from the Front

The Crimean War was the most destructive armed conflict of the Victorian era. It is remembered for the unreasoning courage of the Charge of the Light Brigade, for the precise volleys of the Thin Red Line and the impossible assaults upon Sevastopol's Redan.
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John Grehan &
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Limbang Rebellion: Seven Days in December 1962 by Eileen Chanin
Limbang Rebellion: Seven Days in December 1962

In early December 1962 there was a surprise rebel uprising in northern Borneo. The leader of the anti-colonialist North Kalimantan National Army, Sheikh Azahari, mounted the insurrection that became known as the Brunei Revolt. It aimed to thwart Britain
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Eileen Chanin8 Aug 2014$17.25

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The Road to Dunkirk: The British Expeditionary Force and the Battle of the Ypres-Comines Canal, 1940 by Charles More
The Road to Dunkirk: The British Expeditionary Force and the Battle of the Ypres-Comines Canal, 1940

This is an important reassessment of a critical period in the British Expeditionary Force's fight against the German armies invading France in 1940. On 25 May Lord Gort, the British commander, took the decision to move 5th Division north in order to plug
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Charles More14 Aug 2014$17.25

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1835: The Founding of Melbourne & the Conquest of Australia by James Boyce
1835: The Founding of Melbourne & the Conquest of Australia

In 1835 an illegal squatter camp was established on the banks of the Yarra River. In defiance of authorities in London and Sydney, Tasmanian speculators began sending men and sheep across Bass Strait - and so changed the shape of Australian history. Before
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Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World by Nicholas Ostler
Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World

Nicholas Ostler's Empires of the Word is the first history of the world's great tongues, gloriously celebrating the wonder of words that binds communities together and makes possible both the living of a common history and the telling of it. From the

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Beneath Hill 60 by Will Davies
Beneath Hill 60

The story of the Australian miners and soldiers who tunnelled under Hill 60 near Ypres and eventually broke through to create a new frontline.On 7 June 1917, 19 massive mines shattered the Messines ridge near Ypres. Ten thousand German soldiers died

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Will Davies5 Jun 2014$17.46

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Somme Mud by E. P. F. Lynch
Somme Mud

Written with dignity, candour and surprising wit, this soldier's story of the horror of the Western Front trenches is a testament to the power of the human spirit.It's the end of the 1916 winter and the conditions are almost unbelievable. We live in

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E. P. F. Lynch7 Jun 2014$17.46

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In The Footsteps Of Private Lynch by Will Davies
In The Footsteps Of Private Lynch

Retrace Australia's role in the First World War from the trenches of Somme Mud to the wider war on the Western Front.

Imagine this. You are a country boy and just eighteen. The war has been raging for two years and because of your age, you have not

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Will Davies12 Jul 2014$17.46

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The Stewarts by Richard Oram
The Stewarts

This is an accessible, illustrated history of the Stewart royal family, kings and queens of the Scots from Robert II (1371-90) to James VI (1567-1625), the last Stewart monarch to really know and understand the Scots.
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The Egyptian Campaigns, 1882 to 1885, and the Events that Led to Them - Volume 1 by Charles Royle
The Egyptian Campaigns, 1882 to 1885, and the Events that Led to Them - Volume 1

Volume 1 of 2. This is the standard, two-volume history of one of the classic, albeit largely disastrous, campaigns of Victorian military history - the attempt to impose British rule or influence on Egypt and the trackless wastes of the Sudan which, then
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A Contemptible Little Flying Corps by I. McInnes & J. V. Webb
A Contemptible Little Flying Corps

Many books have been written about pilots of the Royal Flying Corps but the men on the ground, who kept the planes in the air and the guns firing, have been sadly neglected - and yet their role was a vital one. This truly remarkable book, the production
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The Fortune Hunter: A German Prince in Regency England by Peter James Bowman
The Fortune Hunter: A German Prince in Regency England

The two decades after Waterloo marked the great age of foreign fortune hunters in England. Each year brought a new influx of impecunious Continental noblemen to the world's richest country, and the more brides they carried off, the more alarmed society
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The Rise and Fall of a Palestinian Dynasty: The Huyaynis 1700 - 1948 by Ilan Pappé
The Rise and Fall of a Palestinian Dynasty: The Huyaynis 1700 - 1948

In this political biography, Ilan Pappe traces the rise of the Husayni family of Jerusalem, who dominated Palestinian history from the early 1700s until the second half of the twentieth century. Viewing this sweeping saga through the prism of one family,
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Campaigning Experiences in Rajpootana and Central India: During the Suppression of the Mutiny 1857-1858 by Mrs. Henry Duberly
Campaigning Experiences in Rajpootana and Central India: During the Suppression of the Mutiny 1857-1858

Frances 'Fanny' Duberly was a famous - and in some quarters infamous - Victorian lady. A Wilitshire banker's daughter, she was married to Henry Duberly, paymaster of the 8th KIng's Irish Hussars, one of the component units of the famous Light Brigade in
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Campaign of the Indus: in a Series of Letters from an Officer of the Bombay Division by T. W. E. Holdsworth & A. H. Holdsworth
Campaign of the Indus: in a Series of Letters from an Officer of the Bombay Division

This book consists of a series of letters (13 in all) from a young officer of the Queen's Regiment (2nd Foot) to members of his family, describing his experiences in the First Afghan War (1839). T.W.E Holdsworth (and that is how he signs himself at the
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Giants: The Dwarfs of Auschwitz by Eilat Negev & Yehuda Koren
Giants: The Dwarfs of Auschwitz

During the 1930s and 40s the Lilliput Troupe, a beloved and successful family of singers and actors, dazzled with their vaudeville programme and unique performances. The only all-dwarf show of the time, their small stature earned them fame – and,
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Iron Hulls, Iron Hearts: Mussolini's Elite Armoured Divisions in North Africa by Ian Walker
Iron Hulls, Iron Hearts: Mussolini's Elite Armoured Divisions in North Africa

The campaign in North Africa during World War Two was one of the most important of the conflict. The allies fought for control of North Africa against the German Afrika Korps led by Rommel. But the part played by Mussolini's Italian troops, and in particular
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Ian Walker18 Jun 2013$17.49

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The Battle for Britain: Scotland and the Independence Referendum by David Torrance
The Battle for Britain: Scotland and the Independence Referendum

On 18 September 2014, Scots will decide their future: should the country quit the United Kingdom and take control of its own destiny, or should it remain part of what advocates call the most successful political and economic union of modern times? Everyone
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David Torrance18 Nov 2013$17.49

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The Greatest Storm: Britain's Night of Destruction, November 1703 by Martin Brayne
The Greatest Storm: Britain's Night of Destruction, November 1703

All but forgotten now, the Great Storm of 26/27 November 1703 was the worst storm experienced in recorded history in the British Isles. Over 8000 people died and the losses of property and shipping were immense. Martin Brayne tells in vivid detail the
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Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots by Margaret Swain
Needlework of Mary Queen of Scots

Although a large body of needlework has always been attributed to Mary Queen of Scots, little attempt was made to authenticate these pieces or to explain how so energetic and impetuous a woman could have found pleasure in the meticulous craft of embroidery.
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Margaret Swain1 Aug 2014$17.49

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Dear Old Blighty by E. S. Turner
Dear Old Blighty

'So the recruiters, rolling up their sleeves, varied the appeal to pride, honour, manliness and vengeance with warnings to eschew shame, disgrace, betrayal, sloth and cowardice. From a poster showing the ruins of Belgium a woman asked, 'Will you go or
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Summits: Six Meetings That Shaped the Twentieth Century by David Reynolds
Summits: Six Meetings That Shaped the Twentieth Century

From Neville Chamberlains disastrous appeasement of Hitler in Munich to Reagans pivotal encounter with Gorbachev in Geneva, this is the history of the 20th century as told through its most fateful summit meetings.
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David Reynolds13 Feb 2010$17.50

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Lion of Liberty: Patrick Henry and the Call to a New Nation by Harlow Unger
Lion of Liberty: Patrick Henry and the Call to a New Nation

In this action-packed history, award-winning author Harlow Giles Unger unfolds the epic story of Patrick Henry, who roused Americans to fight government tyranny-both British and American. Remembered largely for his cry for "liberty or death," Henry was
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The Secret Life of the Seine by Mort Rosenblum
The Secret Life of the Seine

From the author of A Goose in Toulouse, the lush and personal tale of a journey along the Seine, guiding the reader through history and the heart of France
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Legacy Of The Prophet: Despots, Democrats, And The New Politics Of Islam by Anthony Shadid
Legacy Of The Prophet: Despots, Democrats, And The New Politics Of Islam

Offers a controversial argument that the main currents of political Islam, despite recent world events, are rejecting militancy for the sake of democratic politics – a shift of historical importance
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Anthony Shadid25 Oct 2012$17.50

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We Survived: Fourteen Histories Of The Hidden And Hunted In Nazi Germany by Eric H. Boehm
We Survived: Fourteen Histories Of The Hidden And Hunted In Nazi Germany

First published in 1949 and now brought up-to-date, We Survived offers a dramatic and historical documentation of personal survival under the terror and persecution of the Third Reich
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Eric H. Boehm25 Oct 2012$17.50

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The Tsar's Last Armada by Constantine Pleshakov
The Tsar's Last Armada

A stirring reconstruction of one of history's great--and least known --naval battles... Fascinating stuff. A boon for students of military history and naval warfare.--Kirkus Reviews (starred review).
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Constantine Pleshakov21 Nov 2012$17.50

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Lords Of The Harvest: Biotech, Big Money, And The Future Of Food by Dan Charles
Lords Of The Harvest: Biotech, Big Money, And The Future Of Food

A riveting tale of the battle over genetically engineered foods, and an inside look at a biotech food empire.
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Dan Charles24 Nov 2012$17.50

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Michelangelo in Ravensbruck: One Woman's War Against the Nazis by Karolina Lanckoronska
Michelangelo in Ravensbruck: One Woman's War Against the Nazis

An inspiring memoir that records a neglected side of World War II
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The Dead will Arise: Nongqawuse and the great Xhosa cattle killing 1856-7 by Jeff Peires
The Dead will Arise: Nongqawuse and the great Xhosa cattle killing 1856-7

The Dead Will Arise tells the story of Nongqawuse, the young Xhosa girl whose prophecy of the resurrection of the dead lured an entire people to death by starvation. The Great Cattle-Killing of 1856-57, which she initiated, is one of the most extraordinary

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Jeff Peires25 Jun 2013$17.50

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Casualty of War: A Childhood Remembered by Luisa Lang Owen
Casualty of War: A Childhood Remembered

In the wake of World War II, Yugoslavia purged its territory of ethnic Germans by exporting them to concentration camps, where many were murdered or died from the harsh conditions. Like thousands of other Germans in the Danube Valley, Owen and her family
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Running the World: The Inside Story of the National Security Council and the Architects of American Power by David Rothkopf
Running the World: The Inside Story of the National Security Council and the Architects of American Power

Running the World
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The Pyramids: The Mystery, Culture, and Science of Egypt's Great Monuments by Miroslav Verner
The Pyramids: The Mystery, Culture, and Science of Egypt's Great Monuments

Hailed by Science News as "the new seminal text," The Pyramids is the most up-to-date, comprehensive record of Egypt's ancient monuments to become available in the last six decades. Distinguished Egyptologist Miroslav Verner draws from the research of
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Miroslav Verner19 May 2014$17.50

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Ancient Rome: The Archaeology of the Eternal City by J. C. Coulston & Hazel Dodge
Ancient Rome: The Archaeology of the Eternal City

A major new book on the archaeology of Rome. The chapters, by an impressive list of contributors, are written to be as up-to-date and useful as possible, detailing lots of new research. There are new maps for the topography and monuments of Rome, a huge
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Saddling the Dogs: Journeys Through Egypt and the Near East by Deborah Manley
Saddling the Dogs: Journeys Through Egypt and the Near East

In the absence of horses, saddle the dogs. This Arab proverb, suggesting the uncompromising determination of nomads to keep moving, whatever the obstacles, epitomizes also the travelling ethos of many early visitors to the 'exotic East'. The journeys examined
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Deborah Manley29 May 2014$17.50

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Pacific Air: How Fearless Flyboys, Peerless Aircraft, and Fast Flattops Conquered the Skies in the War with Japan by David Sears
Pacific Air: How Fearless Flyboys, Peerless Aircraft, and Fast Flattops Conquered the Skies in the War with Japan

The exhilarating epic story of the heroic fighter pilots whose fast-flying, hard-turning planes turned the tide in the Pacific theater during World War II.
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David Sears3 Sep 2014$17.50

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How They Won the War in the Pacific: Nimitz and His Admirals by Edwin P. Hoyt
How They Won the War in the Pacific: Nimitz and His Admirals

This meticulous study is a concentrated look at Naval Admiral Chester W. Nimitz and his subordinate leaders—fighting men under stress—and the relationship of fighting admirals to their top leaders and each other. Bull Halsey, "The Patton of
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Edwin P. Hoyt24 Sep 2014$17.50

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Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka by Yitzhak Arad
Belzec, Sobibor, Treblinka

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The Life of a Russian Woman Doctor by Anna Nikolaevna Bek
The Life of a Russian Woman Doctor

The Life of a Russian Woman Doctor by Anna Bek (1869-1954) yields rich insights into the lives of a generation of Russian women who lived at a time of revolutionary change, extraordinary challenges, and unprecedented opportunities. Written in a lively
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The Darkest Dawn by Thomas Goodrich
The Darkest Dawn

It was one of the most tragic events in American history. The famous president, beloved by many, reviled by some, murdered while viewing a play at FordÂ's Theater in Washington. The frantic search for the perpetrators. The nation in mourning. The solemn
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Anzac Fury: The Battle of Crete 1941 by Peter Thompson
Anzac Fury: The Battle of Crete 1941

From Tobruk to the Battle of Crete - the new bestseller from the author of Pacific Fury. Anzac Fury commemorates the 65th anniversary of the end of World War II in Europe when 8900 Anzac prisoners of war captured in Greece and Crete were released

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Pacific Fury by Peter Thompson
Pacific Fury

How Australia and her allies defeated the Japanese. Pearl Harbor; The Fall of Singapore; Curtin's Fight With Churchill; The Bombing Of Darwin; POW Camps; The Battle of Midway; Kokoda; Buna; Kamikaze Pilots; Hiroshima... These words alone are enough

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Wings Of Ice: The Air Race To The Poles by Jeff Maynard
Wings Of Ice: The Air Race To The Poles

Was American Richard Byrd really the first to fly to the North Pole? And why did enigmatic Australian explorer Sir Hubert Wilkins disappear from the history books?With the rise of aviation at the beginning of the twentieth century, daring men were finally

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Jeff Maynard7 Jun 2014$17.74

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A Look at Lady Liberty by Julia Bellish
A Look at Lady Liberty

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James Madison: Founding Father by Lynn George
James Madison: Founding Father

Students will be introduced to the "Father of the Constitution" in this fascinating biography. Readers will follow Madison's life from his childhood in Virginia through the Revolutionary War to the presidency with the help of full color art and a detailed
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Lynn George13 Aug 2013$17.81

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You'll Never Take Me Alive by Nick Bleszynski
You'll Never Take Me Alive

A classic tale of betrayal, injustice and vengeance from the roaring days of the Victorian gold rush.'I'm not a criminal. I've been driven to this life ... I was held for a month in gaol, an innocent man. While I was away me wife ran away with a policeman
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King George V Shipcraft by Roger Chesneau
King George V Shipcraft

The 'ShipCraft' series provides in-depth information about building and modifying model kits of famous warship types. Lavishly illustrated, each book takes the modeller through a brief history of the subject class, highlighting differences between sister-ships
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Roger Chesneau17 Jul 2014$17.90

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Duty, Honor, Country: A History of West Point by Stephen E. Ambrose
Duty, Honor, Country: A History of West Point

This new ebook edition of Stephen E. Ambrose's highly regarded history of the United States Military Academy features the original foreword by Dwight D. Eisenhower and a new afterword by former West Point superintendent Andrew J. Goodpaster.
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Stephen E. Ambrose17 Oct 2008$17.95

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The American Idea: The Best of the Atlantic Monthly by Robert Vare
The American Idea: The Best of the Atlantic Monthly

"What is 'the American idea'?

It is the fractious, maddening approach to the conduct of human affairs that values equality despite its elusiveness, that values democracy despite its debasement, that values pluralism despite its messiness, that values

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The Age of Gold by H. W. Brands
The Age of Gold

Â"I have found it.Â" These words, uttered by the man who first discovered gold on the American River in 1848, triggered the most astonishing mass movement of peoples since the Crusades. CaliforniaÂ's gold drew fortune-seekers from the ends of the earth.
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The Three Meter Zone by J. D. Pendry
The Three Meter Zone

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Own Goals by Roger Marston
Own Goals

This book argues that whilst the overriding purpose of counter-insurgency is political the actual campaign is invariably seen as military. The expense, death and trauma of the military action usually mean that political purposes come a poor second in terms
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Retribution by Max Hastings
Retribution

"Spectacular . . . Searingly powerful. Hastings makes important points about the war in the East that have been all too rarely heard."
--Andrew Roberts, The Sunday Telegraph

"A triumph . . . The key to the book's success lies not in its accessibility,

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Urban Meltdown: Cities, Climate Change and Politics-as-Usual by Clive Doucet
Urban Meltdown: Cities, Climate Change and Politics-as-Usual

In 1950, only 30 percent of the world's population lived in cities. By 2007, the planet's population has doubled, and today, as many people live in cities as populated the entire planet in 1950. Eighty percent of the planet's greenhouse gases are crea
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BETRAYAL: FRANCE THE ARABS AND THE JEWS: France, the Arabs, and the Jews by David Pryce-Jones
BETRAYAL: FRANCE THE ARABS AND THE JEWS: France, the Arabs, and the Jews

From the author of "The Closed Circle: An Interpretation of the Arabs" comes this exploration of the damage that France has done to the Middle East.
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Tycoon's War: Tycoon's War by Stephen Dando-Collins
Tycoon's War: Tycoon's War

Written by a master storyteller, Tycoon's War is the remarkable account of an epic imperialist duel-a violent battle of the capitalist versus the idealist, money versus ambition, and a monumental clash of egos that resulted in the deaths of thousands of
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Project Lessons from The Great Escape (Stalag Luft III) by Mark Kozak-Holland
Project Lessons from The Great Escape (Stalag Luft III)

While you might think your project plan is perfect, would you bet your life on it? In World War II, a group of 220 captured airmen did just that -- they staked the lives of everyone in the camp on the success of a project to secretly build a series of
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Strong Men Armed: The United States Marines Against Japan by Robert Leckie
Strong Men Armed: The United States Marines Against Japan

Strong Men Armed relates the U.S. Marines' unprecedented, relentless drive across the Pacific during World War II, from Guadalcanal to Okinawa, detailing their struggle to dislodge from heavily fortified islands an entrenched enemy who had vowed to fight
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Twilight and History by Nancy Reagin
Twilight and History

The first look at the history behind Stephenie Meyer's bestselling Twilight series, timed to release with the third movie, Eclipse

The characters of the Twilight Saga carry a rich history that shapes their identities and actions over the course

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Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution (Vintage) by Jack N. Rakove
Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution (Vintage)

What did the U.S. Constitution originally mean, and who has comprehended its meaning best? Jack Rakove, professor of history at Stanford University, now approaches the debates surrounding the framing and ratification of the Constitution from the vantage
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Protest Nation: Words That Inspired a Century of American Radicalism by Amartya Sen
Protest Nation: Words That Inspired a Century of American Radicalism

America has recently re-awakened to the idea that real change is possible. Yet this present moment is just a point on a journey that extends over a century of activism and struggleâ€Â"one that has been kept alive by a powerful American tradition of inspiring
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LD: Mayor Louis Taylor and the Rise of Vancouver by Daniel Francis
LD: Mayor Louis Taylor and the Rise of Vancouver

LD is the colourful biography of Louis Taylor, the longest-serving mayor in Vancouver's history; he was first elected mayor in 1910, and served off and on until 1934, for a total of eleven years. Taylor's story is also the story of Vancouver in the early
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The Americans: The National Experience by Daniel J. Boorstin
The Americans: The National Experience

Explores problems of community and the search for a national identity. Winner of the Francis Parkman Prize. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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Clear the Bridge! The War Patrols of the U.S.S. Tang by Richard O'Kane
Clear the Bridge! The War Patrols of the U.S.S. Tang

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The China Reader by Orville Schell
The China Reader

Current Affairs/Asian Studies

Perhaps no nation in recent history has undergone as total a transformation as China has in the past twenty-five years. For Chinese leaders, the death of Mao Zedong, the rise of Deng Xiaoping, and unprecedented economic growth

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Comanches by T. R. Fehrenbach
Comanches

Authoritative and immediate, this is the classic account of the most powerful of the American Indian tribes. T.R. Fehrenbach traces the Comanches' rise to power, from their prehistoric origins to their domination of the high plains for more than a century
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The Haunted Land by Tina Rosenberg
The Haunted Land

The Pulitzer Prize-winning look at the collapse of Communism in Eastern Europe


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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The Battle for Christmas by Stephen Nissenbaum
The Battle for Christmas

"Fascinating."

--The New York Times Book Review

Anyone who laments the excesses of Christmas might consider the Puritans of colonial Massachusetts: they simply outlawed the holiday. The Puritans had their reasons, since Christmas was once an occasion

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The Class of 1846 by John Waugh
The Class of 1846

No single group of men at West Point--or possibly any academy--has been so indelibly written into history as the class of 1846. The names are legendary: Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson, George B. McClellan, Ambrose Powell Hill, Darius Nash Couch, George Edward
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John Waugh29 Dec 2010$17.95

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Big History: From the Big Bang to the Present by Cynthia Stokes Brown
Big History: From the Big Bang to the Present

Big History represents a new kind of history, one that skillfully interweaves historical knowledge and cutting-edge science. In an age of global warming, when the fate of the earth hangs in the balance, scientific advances permit us to see the universe
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428 Ad by Giusto Traina
428 Ad

This is a sweeping tour of the Mediterranean world from the Atlantic to Persia during the last half-century of the Roman Empire. By focusing on a single year not overshadowed by an epochal event, 428 AD provides a truly fresh look at a civilization

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The Shooting Salvationist by David R. Stokes
The Shooting Salvationist

The Shooting Salvationist chronicles what may be the most famous story you have never heard. In the 1920's, the Reverend J. Frank Norris railed against vice and conspiracies he saw everywhere to a congregation of more than 10,000 at First Baptist Church
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Hope in a Jar by Kathy Peiss
Hope in a Jar

How did powder and paint, once scorned as immoral, become indispensable to millions of respectable women? How did a "kitchen physic," as homemade cosmetics were once called, become a multibillion-dollar industry? And how did men finally take over that

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Jfk & Ufo by Kenn Thomas
Jfk & Ufo

A witness to the first UFO sighting in modern times was also believed by Jim Garrison to have shot JFK!

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Hard Times by Studs Terkel
Hard Times

In this unique recreation of one of the most dramatic periods in modern American history, Studs Terkel recaptures the Great Depression of the 1930s in all its complexity. featuring a mosaic of memories from politicians, businessmen, artists, and writ
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The Road to Tahrir Square by Lloyd Gardner
The Road to Tahrir Square

When protesters in Egypt began to fill Cairo's Tahrir Square on January 25th—and refused to leave until their demand that Hosni Mubarak step down was met—the politics of the region changed overnight. And the United States' long friendship with
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Bf 109 Defence of the Reich Aces by John Weal
Bf 109 Defence of the Reich Aces

This volume tells the story of the daylight air battles over Germany through the eyes of the Bf 109 aces involved. It traces the development of the aerial defence of the Reich from its small beginnings to arguably the most savage and costliest campaign
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John Weal15 Jan 2012$17.95

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Bf 109 F/G/K Aces of the Western Front by John Weal
Bf 109 F/G/K Aces of the Western Front

The follow-on volume to Osprey Aircraft of the Aces 11 - Bf 109D/E Aces 1939-41, this book charts the story of the myriad aces who flew the later marks of Messerschmitt fighter through to VE-Day. As good as the Emil had been during the opening 18 months
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Aces of the Legion Condor by Robert Forsyth
Aces of the Legion Condor

By the outbreak of World War 2, the Luftwaffe had acquired effective tactical battlefield experience from its involvement in the Spanish Civil War in 1936-1939, centered around the operations conducted by the Legion Condor, a force of some 19,000 'volunteer'
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Reading Obama by James T. Kloppenberg
Reading Obama

Derided by the Right as dangerous and by the Left as spineless, Barack Obama puzzles observers. In Reading Obama, James T. Kloppenberg reveals the sources of Obama's ideas and explains why his principled aversion to absolutes does not fit contemporary

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Minefields of the Heart by Sue Diaz
Minefields of the Heart

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Sex and Punishment by Eric Berkowitz
Sex and Punishment

The "raging frenzy" of the sex drive, to use Plato's phrase, has always defied control. However, that's not to say that the Sumerians, Victorians, and every civilization in between and beyond have not tried, wielding their most formidable weapon: the law.
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The Party's Over by Heinberg Richard
The Party's Over

An updated edition of this bestselling book on the end of oil -- and its consequences.
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The Manhattan Project: The Birth of the Atomic Bomb in the Words of Its Creators, Eyewitnesses, and Historians by CynthiaC. Kelly
The Manhattan Project: The Birth of the Atomic Bomb in the Words of Its Creators, Eyewitnesses, and Historians

The first collection ever of the writings and insights of the original creators of the atomic bomb, along with pieces by the most important historians and interpreters of the subject. Born out of a small research program begun in 1939, the Manhattan Project
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Junius And Joseph: Presidential Politics and the Assassination of the First Mormon Prophet by Robert Wicks & Fred R. R. Foister
Junius And Joseph: Presidential Politics and the Assassination of the First Mormon Prophet

"Junius and Joseph examines Joseph Smith's nearly forgotten [1844] presidential bid, the events leading up to his assassination on June 27, 1844, and the tangled aftermath of the tragic incident. It... establishes that Joseph Smith's murder, rather than
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Webs of Power: Notes from the Global Uprising by Starhawk
Webs of Power: Notes from the Global Uprising

A dramatic account of the antiglobalization movement from the front lines.
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P-38 Lightning Aces of the 82nd Fighter Group by Steve Blake
P-38 Lightning Aces of the 82nd Fighter Group

When the 82nd Fighter Group was organised in March 1942, most of its initial pilot cadre was comprised of newly graduated staff sergeant pilots of Class 42-C - enlisted men! They learned to fly the P-38 at Muroc, in California's Mojave Desert, and then
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Afghanistan: A Military History from Alexander the Great to the War against the Taliban by Stephen Tanner
Afghanistan: A Military History from Alexander the Great to the War against the Taliban

An up-to-date edition of the only military history of Afghanistan, including the recent operations by American and Afghan forces fighting the Taliban insurgency
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Diamonds, Gold, and War: The British, the Boers, and the Making of South Africa by Martin Meredith
Diamonds, Gold, and War: The British, the Boers, and the Making of South Africa

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Valiant Units of the Cold War by Andrew Brookes
Valiant Units of the Cold War

The RAF's first Cold War strategic bomber, the Vickers Valiant, was procured as an insurance measure in case either the Vulcan or Victor was found to have a serious flaw. The Valiant was the equivalent of the US B-47 Stratojet, and it blazed the trail
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The Ottoman Empire 1326-1699 by Stephen Turnbull
The Ottoman Empire 1326-1699

The Ottoman Empire and its conflicts provide one of the longest continuous narratives in military history. Its rulers were never overthrown by a foreign power and no usurper succeeded in taking the throne. At its height under the reign of Suleiman the
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The Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West by Patricia Nelson Limerick
The Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West

"Limerick is one of the most engaging historians writing today." --Richard White
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The Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the Triumph of Antislavery Politics by James Oakes
The Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the Triumph of Antislavery Politics

"A great American tale told with a deft historical eye, painstaking analysis, and a supple clarity of writing."-Jean Baker
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Execution by Hunger: The Hidden Holocaust by Miron Dolot
Execution by Hunger: The Hidden Holocaust

Seven million people in the "breadbasket of Europe" were deliberately starved to death at Stalin's command. This story has been suppressed for half a century. Now, a survivor speaks.
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Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign by Michael K. Honey
Going Down Jericho Road: The Memphis Strike, Martin Luther King's Last Campaign

"The definitive appreciation of the Memphis garbage strike, one of the pivotal human-rights moments in late twentieth-century America."-David Levering Lewis
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Invisible Hands: The Businessmen's Crusade Against the New Deal by Kim Phillips-Fein
Invisible Hands: The Businessmen's Crusade Against the New Deal

"A compelling and readable story of resistance to the new economic order."-Boston Globe
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Mannerheim: President, Soldier, Spy by Jonathan Clements
Mannerheim: President, Soldier, Spy

The amazing life of Gustav Mannerheim, a life tragically and heroically intertwined with the twentieth century.
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God's Terrorists: The Wahhabi Cult and the Hidden Roots of Modern Jihad by Charles Allen
God's Terrorists: The Wahhabi Cult and the Hidden Roots of Modern Jihad

A compelling-and timely-history of the Wahhabi, a fundamentalist Islamic sect whose teachings today influence Osama bin Laden and the Taliban
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God's Crucible: Islam and the Making of Europe, 570-1215 by David Levering Lewis
God's Crucible: Islam and the Making of Europe, 570-1215

"A furiously complex age; a powerful narrative."--New York Times Book Review, Editor's Choice
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Roman Britain by David Shotter
Roman Britain

This revised edition of the classic text of the period provides both the student and the specialist with an informative account of post-Roman English society.

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Prairie Ghost by Richard E. McCabe & Bart W. O'Gara & Henry M. Reeves
Prairie Ghost

In this lavishly illustrated volume, Richard E. McCabe, Bart W. O'Gara and Henry M. Reeves explore the fascinating relationship of pronghorn with people in early America, from prehistoric evidence through the Battle of Little Bighorn in 1876. The only
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An Inca Account of the Conquest of Peru by Ralph Bauer
An Inca Account of the Conquest of Peru

Available in English for the first time, An Inca Account of the Conquest of Peru is a firsthand account of the Spanish invasion, narrated in 1570 by Diego de Castro Titu Cusi Yupanqui - the penultimate ruler of the Inca dynasty - to a Spanish missionary
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Ralph Bauer27 Oct 2012$17.95

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Bayou Salado by Virginia McConnell Simmons
Bayou Salado

Bayou Salado is an engaging look at the history of a high cool valley in the Rocky Mountains. Now known as South Park, Bayou Salado once attracted Ute and Arapaho hunters as well as European and American explorers and trappers. Virginia McConnell Simmons's
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And The World Closed Its Doors: The Story Of One Family Abandoned To The Holocaust by David Clay Large
And The World Closed Its Doors: The Story Of One Family Abandoned To The Holocaust

More clearly than many other books, Large's account depicts the tragic abandonment of the Jews by Western Nations.- Booklist
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No End in Sight: Iraq's Descent into Chaos by Charles Ferguson
No End in Sight: Iraq's Descent into Chaos

The basis for the award-winning documentary: "A clear, temperate, and devastating account of high-level arrogance and incompetence."
The New York Times
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Kings Mountain: The Defeat Of The Loyalists October 7, 1780 by Dave Dameron
Kings Mountain: The Defeat Of The Loyalists October 7, 1780

An important turning point in the American War for Independence.
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Lost Over Laos: A True Story Of Tragedy, Mystery, And Friendship by Richard Pyle & Horst Faas
Lost Over Laos: A True Story Of Tragedy, Mystery, And Friendship

"Deeply moving...an excellent short history of an important part of the Vietnam War...a fascinating insider's look at the rugged life of civilian photographers during wartime."-Publishers Weekly
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The Discovery of France: A Historical Geography by Graham Robb
The Discovery of France: A Historical Geography

"A witty, engaging narrative style...[Robb's] approach is particularly engrossing."-New York Times Book Review, front-page review.
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White Devil: A True Story of War, Savagery, and Vengeance in Colonial America by Stephen Brumwell
White Devil: A True Story of War, Savagery, and Vengeance in Colonial America

The true story behind the famous novel The Last of the Mohicans
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Dangerous Assignment, A: An Artillery Forward Observer in World War II by William B. B. Hanford
Dangerous Assignment, A: An Artillery Forward Observer in World War II

Cpl. Bill Hanford had one of the U.S. Army's most dangerous jobs in World War II: artillery forward observer (FO). Tasked with calling in heavy fire on the enemy, FOs accompanied infantrymen into combat, crawled into no-man's-land, and ascended observation
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The Battle to Save the Houston: October 1944 to March 1945 by John Grider Miller
The Battle to Save the Houston: October 1944 to March 1945

A World War II adventure story of epic proportions, this book tells the heroic tale of a dedicated band of men who refused to let their crippled ship sink to the bottom of the Pacific in late 1944. Based on over seventy eyewitness accounts and hundreds
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My Day: The Best Of Eleanor Roosevelt's Acclaimed Newspaper Columns, 1936-1962 by Eleanor Roosevelt & David Emblidge
My Day: The Best Of Eleanor Roosevelt's Acclaimed Newspaper Columns, 1936-1962

The very best of Eleanor Roosevelt's historic newspaper column, for the first time in a single volume-a dazzling diary of her life and times
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My Dear President by Gerard W. Gawalt
My Dear President

"I am very madly in love with you," wrote Lyndon Johnson to his future wife, Bird Taylor. James Madison sent off this plaintive line to his wife Dolley: "Every thing around and within reminds me that you are absent." In this inspiring collection of correspondence

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Illinois Politics: A Citizen's Guide by James D. Nowlan & Samuel K. Gove
Illinois Politics: A Citizen's Guide

Considered a microcosm of the nation, the state of Illinois stretches almost four hundred miles from its northern limit at the Wisconsin line to its southern tip at Cairo, nestled between Kentucky and Missouri. Its political culture is as intriguing as
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Back from the Deep: The Strange Story of the Sister Subs Squalus and Sculpin by Carl P. LaVO
Back from the Deep: The Strange Story of the Sister Subs Squalus and Sculpin

This epic World War II saga follows the USS Squalus and Sculpin as they play out their dramatic destinies in the Pacific. The author, a seasoned journalist, re-creates their entire perilous journey. The Squalus sank during a test dive in 1939, but thirty-three
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Etched in Purple by Frank J. Irgang
Etched in Purple

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Mirror of the Arab World: Lebanon in Conflict by Sandra Mackey
Mirror of the Arab World: Lebanon in Conflict

How the recent history of Lebanon provides insight into the many trials currently facing the larger Arab community.
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Polish Armies of the Partitions 1771-94 by Vincent Rospond
Polish Armies of the Partitions 1771-94

The tragic national epic of Polish history began in these late 18th-century wars. Under Poland's Saxon monarchy, Russia and Prussia constantly meddled in the affairs of the Kingdom. In 1768 a civil war broke out between pro-Russian 'Commonwealth' Poles
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The Nuremberg Trial by Ann Tusa
The Nuremberg Trial

Here is a gripping account of the major postwar trial of the Nazi hierarchy in World War II. The Nuremberg Trial brilliantly recreates the trial proceedings and offers a reasoned, often profound examination of the processes that created international law.
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Ann Tusa26 Jan 2013$17.95

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Madame de Pompadour by Nancy Mitford
Madame de Pompadour

When Madame de Pompadour became the mistress of Louis XV, no one expected her to retain his affections for long. A member of the bourgeoisie rather than an aristocrat, she was physically too cold for the carnal Bourbon king, and had so many enemies that
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A Knight's Own Book of Chivalry by Geoffroi de Charny
A Knight's Own Book of Chivalry

Composed at the height of the Hundred Years War by Geoffroi de Charny, one of the most respected knights of his age, A Knight's Own Book of Chivalry is an invaluable guide to fourteenth-century knighthood.

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The Aroostook War of 1839 by Gary Campbell
The Aroostook War of 1839

A little-known episode in North America's history, the 1839 Aroostook War was an undeclared war with no actual fighting. It had its roots in the 1793 Treaty of Paris, which ended the American Revolutionary War but left the border of Maine (then part of
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Overdue and Presumed Lost: The Story of the USS Bullhead by Martin Sheridan
Overdue and Presumed Lost: The Story of the USS Bullhead

The USS Bullhead was the last American naval vessel lost in World War II. This is the submarine's history - from launch to disappearance - as told by the only war correspondent allowed on a wartime submarine patrol. Narrow escapes from floating mines,
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Submarine! by Edward L. Beach
Submarine!

For the World War II submariner, every day was a life-or-death trial: going to sea for months at a time; existing in dank, claustrophobic conditions; enduring long stretches of monotonous silence punctuated by adrenaline-spiked episodes of paralyzing fear
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King of Thieves by George F. Walker
King of Thieves

Slink through 1920s NYC with master criminals and corrupt bankers. Cast of 13 men and 5 women.
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On the Beauty of Women by Agnolo Firenzuola & Konrad Eisenbichler
On the Beauty of Women

First published in 1548, On the Beauty of Women purports to record two conversations shared by a young gentleman, Celso, and four ladies of the upper bourgeoisie in the vicinity of Florence. One afternoon Celso and the ladies consider universal beauty.

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Star Trek and History by Nancy Reagin
Star Trek and History

A guide to the history that informs the world of Star Trek?just in time for the next JJ Abrams Star Trek movie

For a series set in our future, Star Trek revisits the past constantly. Kirk and Spock battle Nazis, Roman gladiators, and witness the

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Scattered: The Forced Relocation of Poland's Ukrainians after World War II by Diana Howansky Reilly
Scattered: The Forced Relocation of Poland's Ukrainians after World War II

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The Uniting of Europe by Stanley Henig
The Uniting of Europe

Stanley Henig offers a fresh analysis of European integration and places it within a worldwide context. He also gives a succint account of the different European institutions and assesses the evolution of the Community into the Union.
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Unwritten Histories by Craig Cormick
Unwritten Histories

Witty and satirical, this account of Australia's heroic past rediscovers the contributions of Indigenous Australians that have since remained unrecorded and unacknowledged. Drawing on original records of the time, it moves the spotlight away from its traditional
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On Yankee Station: The Naval Air War over Vietnam by John B. Nichols & Barrett Tillman
On Yankee Station: The Naval Air War over Vietnam

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The One that Got Away by Chris Ryan
The One that Got Away

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The Devil in the Shape of a Woman: Witchcraft in Colonial New England by Carol F. Karlsen
The Devil in the Shape of a Woman: Witchcraft in Colonial New England

"A pioneer work in . . . the sexual structuring of society. This is not just another book about witchcraft."--Edmund S. Morgan, Yale University

Confessing to "Familiarity with the Devils," Mary Johnson, a servant, was executed by Connecticut officials
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Rescue From Grampa Woo by Joan Skelton
Rescue From Grampa Woo

The dramatic story of the rescue of two men from a cruise ship on Lake Superior as it drifts out to sea in hurricane-force winds.
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Ar'n't I a Woman? Female Slaves in the Plantation South (Revised Edition) by Deborah Gray White
Ar'n't I a Woman? Female Slaves in the Plantation South (Revised Edition)

"This is one of those rare books that quickly became the standard work in its field. Professor White has done justice to the complexity of her subject."-Anne Firor Scott, Duke University

Living with the dual burdens of racism and sexism, slave women in
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The Cold War by David S. Painter
The Cold War

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Trade and Empire in the Atlantic 1400-1600 by David Birmingham
Trade and Empire in the Atlantic 1400-1600

An accessible and concise introduction to early European expansion overseas, explaining how and why western seafarers visited the Caribbean, South America and Africa.
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Red Shambhala: Magic, Prophecy, and Geopolitics in the Heart of Asia by Andrei Znamenski
Red Shambhala: Magic, Prophecy, and Geopolitics in the Heart of Asia

Many know of Shambhala, the Tibetan Buddhist legendary land of spiritual bliss popularized by the [date] film, Shangri-La. But few may know of the role Shambhala played in Russian geopolitics in the early twentieth century. Perhaps the only one on the
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Women and Political Power by Ruth Henig & Simon Henig
Women and Political Power

This essential new introduction examines why there are still so few women political leaders. It highlights, in particular, the continuing absence of women from leadership positions, and the concentration of women on social\welfare panels.
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Communism and its Collapse by Stephen White
Communism and its Collapse

A survey of communism from the Russian revolution of 1917 to the collapse of the late 1980s. Focusing particularly on the USSR and Eastern Europe this book examines the development of communist rule in historical and analytical terms.
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True Songs of Freedom: Uncle Tom's Cabin in Russian Culture and Society by John MacKay
True Songs of Freedom: Uncle Tom's Cabin in Russian Culture and Society

Harriet Beecher Stowe's 1852 antislavery novel Uncle Tom's Cabin was the nineteenth century's best-selling novel worldwide; only the Bible outsold it. It was known not only as a book but through stage productions, films, music, and commercial advertising
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John MacKay10 Jul 2013$17.95

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Creating Old World Wisconsin: The Struggle to Build an Outdoor History Museum of Ethnic Architecture by John D. Krugler
Creating Old World Wisconsin: The Struggle to Build an Outdoor History Museum of Ethnic Architecture

With its charming heirloom gardens, historic livestock breeds, and faithfully recreated farmsteads and villages that span nearly 600 acres, Old World Wisconsin is the largest outdoor museum of rural life in the United States. But this seemingly time-frozen
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Requiem for Battleship Yamato by Yoshida Mitsuru
Requiem for Battleship Yamato

A young ensign on the bridge of the fabled battleship Yamato during her final battle, recounts his experience.
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The Rescue: A True Story of Courage and Survival in World War II by Steven Trent Smith
The Rescue: A True Story of Courage and Survival in World War II

Advance Praise for The Rescue

"Steven Trent Smith grapples boldly with several big subjects: the Japanese occupation of the Philippines; the capture of Japan's 'Z Plan' (the decisive-battle strategy for destroying the U.S. Pacific Fleet); the rescue by

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Charlie Chasers: History of USAF AC-119 by Larry Elton Fletcher
Charlie Chasers: History of USAF AC-119

Charlie Chasers tells the amazing story of the AC-119 Shadow gunships and their crews who wreaked havoc on the enemy during the Vietnam War. The fixed-wing aircraft provided close fire support of U.S. and friendly troops with the ability to fire up to
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Of Dogs and Men by John Barrington
Of Dogs and Men

Early man would have been alert to wild, camp-following dogs warning of approaching danger. Present day people can be thankful for a much wider range of canine services. Part autobiography and part history, Of Dogs and Men is a celebration of our passion
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Fast Sailing and Copper-Bottomed: Aberdeen Sailing Ships and the Emigrant Scots They Carried to Canada, 1774-1855 by Lucille H. Campey
Fast Sailing and Copper-Bottomed: Aberdeen Sailing Ships and the Emigrant Scots They Carried to Canada, 1774-1855

Stories of the Aberdeen-built ships that carried emigrant Scots to Canada are documented in this account of early Scottish emigration.
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Calamity at Chancellorsville: The Wounding and Death of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson by Mathew Lively
Calamity at Chancellorsville: The Wounding and Death of Confederate General Stonewall Jackson

On May 2, 1863, Confederate General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson led his Second Corps around the unsuspecting Army of the Potomac on one of the most daring flank marches in history. His surprise flank attack-launched with the five simple words "You can
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Paths of Glory: Social Change in America from the Great War to Vietnam by Brian M. Downing
Paths of Glory: Social Change in America from the Great War to Vietnam

The Paths of Glory is a timely and engaging study of the effects of modern war on America. The World Wars and Vietnam, the author argues, formed the basic contours of much of twentieth-century American history - political, economic, social, and cultural.
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Twilight Warriors: Covert Air Operations Against the USSR by Curtis Peebles
Twilight Warriors: Covert Air Operations Against the USSR

From the start of the Cold War to the fall of Saigon, from the Congo to Tibet, from the Bay of Pigs to North Vietnam and Nicaragua, here is a comprehensive overview of U.S. air-supported covert operations against the Soviet bloc. Twilight Warriors brings
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Before Amelia by Eileen F. Lebow
Before Amelia

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The Silver Chief: Lord Selkirk and the Scottish Pioneers of Belfast, Baldoon and Red River by Lucille H. Campey
The Silver Chief: Lord Selkirk and the Scottish Pioneers of Belfast, Baldoon and Red River

Called "The Silver Chief" by the Native Chiefs with whom he negotiated a land treaty at Red River, the fifth Earl of Selkirk helped Scottish Highlanders relocate in Canada.
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Cemetery Hill: The Struggle For The High Ground, July 1-3, 1863 by Terry Jones
Cemetery Hill: The Struggle For The High Ground, July 1-3, 1863

The fight for Cemetery Hill was long and bloody--whoever controlled the hill would win the battle of Gettysburg.
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The Coming of the New Deal: 1933-1935, The Age of Roosevelt, Volume II by Arthur M. Schlesinger
The Coming of the New Deal: 1933-1935, The Age of Roosevelt, Volume II

The Coming of the New Deal, 1933-1935, volume two of Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and biographer Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.'s Age of Roosevelt series, describes Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first tumultuous years in the White House. Coming into office
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The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering by Norman G. Finkelstein
The Holocaust Industry: Reflections on the Exploitation of Jewish Suffering

It was not until the Arab-Israeli War of 1967, when Israel's evident strength brought it into line with US foreign policy, that memory of the Holocaust began to acquire the exceptional prominence it enjoys today. Leaders of America's Jewish community were
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Heaven On Earth: The Rise and Fall of Socialism by Joshua Muravchik
Heaven On Earth: The Rise and Fall of Socialism

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Socialism was man's most ambitious attempt to supplant religion with a doctrine claiming to ground itself in “science." Indeed, no religion ever spread so far so fast. Yet while socialism had established itself as a fact of life by the beginning

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Mexifornia: A State of Becoming by Victor Davis Hanson
Mexifornia: A State of Becoming

A large part of our nation's immigration problem, according to Victor Davis Hanson, is the opportunistic coalition that not only stymies reform but stifles an honest discussion of the growing problem. On the Right, corporations and agribusiness demand
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Freedom's Journey: African American Voices of the Civil War by Donald Yacovone
Freedom's Journey: African American Voices of the Civil War

The men and women represented in this book had the extraordinary opportunity of witnessing the end of a 200-year struggle for freedom: the Civil War. Gathered here are the stirring testimonies of many African Americans including slaves who endured their
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Scipio Africanus: Greater Than Napoleon by B. H. Liddell Hart
Scipio Africanus: Greater Than Napoleon

An intensely interesting book. --Spectator
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Faithful Transgressions In The American West: Six Twentieth-Century Mormon Women's Autobiographical Acts by Laura Bush
Faithful Transgressions In The American West: Six Twentieth-Century Mormon Women's Autobiographical Acts

The central issue Bush finds in these works is how their authors have dealt with the authority of Mormon Church leaders. As she puts it in her preface, "I use the phrase 'faithful transgression' to describe moments in the texts when each writer, explicitly

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Fragments of Grace by Pamela Constable
Fragments of Grace

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Encyclopedia of Assassinations: More than 400 Infamous Attacks that Changed the Course of History by Carl Sifakis
Encyclopedia of Assassinations: More than 400 Infamous Attacks that Changed the Course of History

Encyclopedia of Assassinations is the most comprehensive handbook on over 400 assassinations, attempts, and plots against political figures. The narrative entries detail history's most turbulent moments, including the date, location, and full description
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All The Stops: The Glorious Pipe Organ And Its American Masters by Craig Whitney
All The Stops: The Glorious Pipe Organ And Its American Masters

A distinguished New York Times editor explores the history of the pipe organ in America in a book that will intrigue and delight anyone interested in classical music and popular culture. Hear the sounds of some of the pipe organs featured in ALL THE
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Dreaming in the Rain: How Vancouver Became Hollywood North by Northwest by David Spaner
Dreaming in the Rain: How Vancouver Became Hollywood North by Northwest

Twenty years ago, Vancouver didn't exist on any map of the film world. Today, Vancouver is at the heart of two film worlds. The city's American-based film industry is powerful enough to inspire loathing and threats from Hollywood, and its Canadian-based
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Castle Valley America: Hard Land, Hard-won Home by Nancy Taniguchi
Castle Valley America: Hard Land, Hard-won Home

This is American history told through the stories of an atypical, for Utah, region. Castle Valley is roughly conterminous with two counties, Carbon and Emery, which together formed a rural, industrial enclave in a mostly desert environment behind the

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Doctor to the Resistance by Hal Vaughan
Doctor to the Resistance

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Chiefs and Generals: Nine Men Who Shaped the American West by Glenda Riley & Richard W. Etulain
Chiefs and Generals: Nine Men Who Shaped the American West

The fifth book in the Notable Westerners Series by Etulain and Riley, Chiefs and Generals presents a collection of newly written essays focusing on noteworthy Indian tribal and white military leaders of the nineteenth-century West. *Essays authored by
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A Bend in the Yarra: A History of the Merri Creek Protectorate Station and Merri Creek Aboriginal School 1841-1851 by Ian Clark & Toby Heydon
A Bend in the Yarra: A History of the Merri Creek Protectorate Station and Merri Creek Aboriginal School 1841-1851

Of great significance to Victorian Aboriginal people-particularly the Wurundjeri Aboriginal community- the Yarra Bend Park marks one of the most important postcontact places in the Melbourne metropolitan area. At this site was located the Merri Creek Aboriginal
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Building The Goodly Fellowship Of Faith: A History of the Episcopal Church in Utah, 1867-1996 by Frederick Quinn
Building The Goodly Fellowship Of Faith: A History of the Episcopal Church in Utah, 1867-1996

As this critical, independent history, which ends with the ordination of one of the first women bishops in the nation, shows, Utah Episcopalians have had, despite small numbers, a remarkably eventful and significant history, which included complex relations

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Frederick Quinn16 Dec 2013$17.95

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Heavy Metal by Capt Jason Conroy & Ron Martz
Heavy Metal

A no-holds-barred account from the tip of the Army's spear
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Soldiering by Henry G. Gole
Soldiering

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Queer Street: Rise and Fall of an American Culture, 1947-1985 by James Mccourt
Queer Street: Rise and Fall of an American Culture, 1947-1985

"A heroically imaginative account of gay metropolitan culture, an elegy and an apologia for a generation."-New York Times Book Review

A fierce critical intelligence animates every page of Queer Street. Its sentences are dizzying divagations. The postwar
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Soldiering for Freedom: A GI's Account of World War II by Herman J. Obermayer
Soldiering for Freedom: A GI's Account of World War II

Only a small percentage of the sixteen million servicemen called up during World War II saw front-line service. For the others, war involved training, reinforcement depots, tedious assignments, and lots of waiting. Herman J. Obermayer was one of those
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Petrodollar Warfare: Oil, Iraq and the Future of the Dollar by William R. Clark
Petrodollar Warfare: Oil, Iraq and the Future of the Dollar

The invasion of Iraq may well be remembered as the first oil currency war. Far from being a response to 9/11 terrorism or Iraq's alleged weapons of mass destruction, Petrodollar Warfare argues that the invasion was precipitated by two converging pheno
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War and Destiny by James Kitfield
War and Destiny

Analyses the genesis of, and flaws in, the Bush administration's truly revolutionary answer to the question underlying world affairs: How will America wield its predominant power?
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Al Qaeda's Great Escape by Philip G. Smucker
Al Qaeda's Great Escape

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Live Better South of the Border, 4th Ed: A Practical Guide for Living and Working by Mexico Mike Nelson
Live Better South of the Border, 4th Ed: A Practical Guide for Living and Working

An authoritative and humorous examination of both the pros and cons of living, working, and doing business in Mexico. It avoids boosterism and gives the reader realistic ways to determine if Mexico is for them or not. Provides practical information in
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Mexico Mike Nelson17 Jan 2014$17.95

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Freud And The Non-European by Edward Said
Freud And The Non-European

Banned by the Freud institute in Vienna, this controversial lecture eventually became Edward Said's final book. Freud and the Non-European builds on Said's abiding interest in the psychoanalyst's work to examine Freud's assumption that Moses was an Egyptian
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Women, Resistance and Revolution: A History Of Women And Revolution In The Modern World by Sheila Rowbotham
Women, Resistance and Revolution: A History Of Women And Revolution In The Modern World

This classic book provides a historical overview of feminist strands among the modern revolutionary movements of Russia, China and the Third World. Sheila Rowbotham shows how women rose against the dual challenges of an unjust state system and social-sexual
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The Maps of the Bristoe Station and Mine Run Campaigns: An Atlas of the Battles and Movements in the Eastern Theater after Getty by Bradley Gottfried
The Maps of the Bristoe Station and Mine Run Campaigns: An Atlas of the Battles and Movements in the Eastern Theater after Getty

The Maps of the Bristoe Station and Mine Run Campaigns is the fifth installment in the Savas Beatie Military Atlas Series. Few historians have examined what happened to the Army of Northern Virginia and the Army of the Potomac during the critical months
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Victorian London Street Life in Historic Photographs by John Thomson
Victorian London Street Life in Historic Photographs

Classic document of social realism contains 37 photographs by famed Victorian photographer Thomson, accompanied by texts offering sharply drawn vignettes of laborers, dustmen, street musicians, shoe blacks, and more.
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The New York World's Fair, 1939/1940: in 155 Photographs by Richard Wurts and Others by Richard Wurts
The New York World's Fair, 1939/1940: in 155 Photographs by Richard Wurts and Others

Photographic tour of best-loved world's fair: the 700-foot-tall Trylon, the 200-foot-wide Perisphere, GM's Futurama ride, 3-D movies, Elektro the 7-foot-tall robot, artwork by Dali and Calder, much more. 155 photographs, map.
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Painters of the Ashcan School: The Immortal Eight by Bennard B. Perlman
Painters of the Ashcan School: The Immortal Eight

Lively, scholarly, beautifully illustrated study of the 8 artists who brought a compelling new realism to American painting, 1870 to 1913. Henri, Glackens, Sloan, Luks, 4 more. 142 black-and-white illustrations.
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Bennard B. Perlman31 Jan 2014$17.95

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Scottish Tartans in Full Color by James Grant
Scottish Tartans in Full Color

The tartans of 72 Highland clans, each presented in a full-page, full-color, large-format illustration. With a new introduction to tartans by noted authority J. Charles Thompson.
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History of the Conquest of Peru by William H. Prescott
History of the Conquest of Peru

This gripping chronicle draws upon the firsthand accounts of eminent 16th-century captains and statesmen to relate the overthrow of the Inca empire by the conquistadors.
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From Medicine Man to Doctor: The Story of the Science of Healing by Howard W. Haggard
From Medicine Man to Doctor: The Story of the Science of Healing

Compelling and informative, this overview of medical history traces the development of modern-day medical practices from their roots in the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Greece, and Rome. 131 black-and-white illustrations. 16 plates.
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The Cowboy at Work by Fay E. Ward
The Cowboy at Work

Want to know how to throw a half-diamond hitch and wild a branding iron? Interested in the recipe for S. B. stew? This authoritative manual by an old-time cowboy explains it all. 600 black-and-white illustrations.
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Egyptian Hieroglyphic Reading Book for Beginners by E. A. Wallis Budge
Egyptian Hieroglyphic Reading Book for Beginners

20 Egyptian texts — c. 2400 BC to 250 BC — printed in hieroglyphics together with transliterations and a complete vocabulary. "The Tale of Two Brothers," "The Possessed Princess of Bekhten," more.
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Schools and Masters of Fencing: From the Middle Ages to the Eighteenth Century by Egerton Castle
Schools and Masters of Fencing: From the Middle Ages to the Eighteenth Century

The definitive work on fencing history and the art swordsmanship traces the sport from its rough beginnings to its latter-day refinement, focusing primarily on the 16th-century development of the rapier and its popularity in Italy.
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Old Brooklyn in Early Photographs, 1865-1929 by William Lee Younger
Old Brooklyn in Early Photographs, 1865-1929

157 photographs, many never before reprinted, show the vitality and variety of old Brooklyn: waterfront, Brooklyn Bridge, Fulton Street, Brooklyn Heights, Ebbets Field, Luna Park, Sheepshead Bay, Manhattan Beach Hotel, more.
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Guns on the Early Frontiers: From Colonial Times to the Years of the Western Fur Trade by Carl P. Russell
Guns on the Early Frontiers: From Colonial Times to the Years of the Western Fur Trade

Thoroughly documented reference identifies guns used in America during eastern settlement and westward expansion. The highly readable survey describes those who used and sold weapons as well as those who made them. 58 rare illustrations.
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Renaissance and Medieval Costume by Camille Bonnard
Renaissance and Medieval Costume

This illustrated study displays a detailed gallery of costumes worn in the 11th through the 15th centuries. The 120 full-color plates exhibit apparel worn by nobility, knights, soldiers, the bourgeois, ecclesiastics, and citizens of all classes.
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The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783 by A. T. Mahan
The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783

Influential classic of naval history and tactics still used as text in war colleges. Read by Kaiser Wilhelm, both Roosevelts, other leaders. First paperback edition. 4 maps. 24 battle plans.
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The London Underworld in the Victorian Period: Authentic First-Person Accounts by Beggars, Thieves and Prostitutes by Henry Mayhew
The London Underworld in the Victorian Period: Authentic First-Person Accounts by Beggars, Thieves and Prostitutes

The first and possibly the greatest sociological study of poverty in 19th-century London, this survey features true stories of degradation, horror, and desperation that rival Dickensian fiction.
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The Sacred Bee in Ancient Times and Folklore by Hilda M. Ransome
The Sacred Bee in Ancient Times and Folklore

Well-documented study of bees, hives, and beekeepers, along with rare illustrations as they appear in ancient paintings, sculpture, on coins, jewelry, and Mayan glyphs.
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Hilda M. Ransome6 Feb 2014$17.95

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Titanic Lessons for IT Projects by Mark Kozak-Holland
Titanic Lessons for IT Projects

Building upon the popularity of the first book in the Lessons from History series, this book presents lessons for IT project managers harvested from the project that designed, built, and launched the H.M.S. Titanic. Full of practical advice, this book
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