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The Silent and the Damned: The Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank by Frey Seitz Frey & Nancy Thompson-Frey
The Silent and the Damned: The Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank

This is the chilling and unforgettable story of the sensational trial, unjust conviction, and lynching of Leo Frank for the murder of his thirteen-year-old employee Mary Phagan.
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The Silent and the Damned: The Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank by Frey Seitz Frey & Nancy Thompson-Frey
The Silent and the Damned: The Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank

This is the chilling and unforgettable story of the sensational trial, unjust conviction, and lynching of Leo Frank for the murder of his thirteen-year-old employee Mary Phagan.
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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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A Flame of Pure Fire: Jack Dempsey and the Roaring '20s by Roger Kahn
A Flame of Pure Fire: Jack Dempsey and the Roaring '20s

Jack Dempsey was perfectly suited to the time in which he fought, the time when the United States first felt the throb of its own overwhelming power. For eight years and two months after World War I, Dempsey, with his fierce good looks and matchless dedication
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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 Road to Ubar: Finding the Atlantis of the Sands by Nicholas Clapp
The Road to Ubar: Finding the Atlantis of the Sands

No one thought that Ubar, the most fabled city of ancient Arabia, would ever be found-if it even existed. Buried in the desert without a trace, it had become known as "the Altantis of the Sands." Many had searched for Ubar, including Lawrence of Arabia.
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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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Fratricide in the Holy Land: A Psychoanalytic View of the Arab-Israeli Conflict by Avner Falk
Fratricide in the Holy Land: A Psychoanalytic View of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

This is the first English-language book ever to apply psychoanalytic knowledge to the understanding of the most intractable international struggle in our world today—the Arab-Israeli conflict. Two ethnic groups fight over a single territory that both
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The Imperial Presidency by Arthur M. Schlesinger
The Imperial Presidency

From two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr., comes one of the most important and influential investigations of the American presidency. The Imperial Presidency traces the growth of presidential power over two centuries, from
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The Jewish Radical Right: Revisionist Zionism and Its Ideological Legacy by Eran Kaplan
The Jewish Radical Right: Revisionist Zionism and Its Ideological Legacy

The Jewish Radical Right is the first comprehensive analysis of Zionist Revisionist thought in the 1920s and 1930s, and of its ideological legacy in modern-day Israel. The Revisionists, under the leadership of Ze'ev Jabotinsky, offered a radical view of
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Highway 12 by Christian Probasco
Highway 12

Highway 12 is undoubtedly one of not only America's but the world's most scenic highways. From its intersection on the west with Highway 89 south of Panguitch, Utah, it runs up through Red Canyon onto the Paunsagunt Plateau and across Bryce Canyon National

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Mormon Vanguard Brigade Of 1847: Norton Jacob's Record by Ronald Barney
Mormon Vanguard Brigade Of 1847: Norton Jacob's Record

There are no historical events that have more iconic significance for the people of Utah than the trek of the vanguard company of Mormons west in 1847. Its meaning may vary, but overall, the march has a highly symbolic and seminal historical importance
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New Heavens by Boris Senior
New Heavens

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The History and Romance of the Horse by Arthur Vernon
The History and Romance of the Horse

A sweeping panorama of horse-related history and lore that will appeal to readers of all ages, this book profiles race horses, working and war horses, various breeds, and much more.
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The Great Airship of 1897: A Provocative Look at the Most Mysterious Aviation Event in History by J. Allan Danelek
The Great Airship of 1897: A Provocative Look at the Most Mysterious Aviation Event in History

In November of 1896 residents of California watched a mysterious bright light-often described as being suspended beneath a "cigar shaped" craft of considerable size-pass slowly over their cities on several occasions, sparking a media frenzy. A few months
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The Depression Years as Photographed by Arthur Rothstein by Arthur Rothstein
The Depression Years as Photographed by Arthur Rothstein

Outstanding 1930s photos: famous dust storm photo, ragged children, the unemployed, much more. 120 photographs. Captions.
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An Album of Maya Architecture by Tatiana Proskouriakoff
An Album of Maya Architecture

36 sites from Central America and southern Mexico as they appeared more than a thousand years ago: Temple of the Cross, Palenque; Acropolis and Maya sweat bath, Piedras Negras; more. 95 illustrations.
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New York Life at the Turn of the Century in Photographs by Joseph Byron
New York Life at the Turn of the Century in Photographs

Here are 120 wonderful vintage views — street scenes, parks, restaurants, commercial interiors, Easter Parade, Blizzard of '99, Coney Island, a dinner for Mark Twain, etc. Informative text.
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Joseph Byron25 Jan 2014$16.95

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Washington's God: Religion, Liberty, and the Father of Our Country by Michael Novak & Jana Novak
Washington's God: Religion, Liberty, and the Father of Our Country

An exploration of George Washington's religious life
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Ozark Magic and Folklore by Vance Randolph
Ozark Magic and Folklore

Includes eye-opening information on yarb doctors, charms, spells, witches, ghosts, weather magic, crops and livestock, courtship and marriage, pregnancy and childbirth, animals and plants, death and burial, and more.
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Vance Randolph28 Jan 2014$16.95

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Not I: Memoirs of a German Childhood by Joachim C. Fest
Not I: Memoirs of a German Childhood

A portrait of an intellectually rigorous German household opposed to the Nazis and how its members suffered for their political stance

Few writers have deepened our understanding of the Third Reich as much as German historian, biographer, journalist,

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London to Ladysmith & Ian Hamilton's March by Winston Churchill
London to Ladysmith & Ian Hamilton's March

A vivid, personal account of the conditions under which the Boer War was fought, this volume contains dispatches the future statesman wrote in 1899 and 1900 as a newspaper correspondent.
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Arab Society in the Time of The Thousand and One Nights by Edward William Lane
Arab Society in the Time of The Thousand and One Nights

Intriguing account of Islamic society as it existed during the Middle Ages describes the importance of religion, literature, festivals, education, slavery, role of women in society, and rituals observed for the dead.
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Edward William Lane31 Jan 2014$16.95

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General Idea of the Revolution in the Nineteenth Century by P. -J. Proudhon
General Idea of the Revolution in the Nineteenth Century

Influential 1851 work, the basis for later radical and anarchist theory, posits an ideal society in which frontiers are abolished, national states eliminated, and authority decentralized among communes or locality associations.
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P. -J. Proudhon31 Jan 2014$16.95

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The Psychology of Revolution by Gustave le Bon
The Psychology of Revolution

The author examines the psychology of revolutions in general, both religious and political, with a particular emphasis on the personalities and events of the French Revolution.
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The Long Island Rail Road in Early Photographs by Ron Ziel
The Long Island Rail Road in Early Photographs

Over 220 rare photos, informative text document 1844 origin and development of rail service on Long Island. Vintage views of early trains, locomotives, stations, passengers, crews, much more. Captions.
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Ron Ziel31 Jan 2014$16.95

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Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians, Volume II by George Catlin
Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians, Volume II

Volume 2 of the classic account of life among Plains Indians; ceremonies, hunt, warfare, etc. Total in set: 312 plates.
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George Catlin31 Jan 2014$16.95

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Life and Work in Medieval Europe by P. Boissonade
Life and Work in Medieval Europe

Erudite yet readable work traces the economic evolution of Europe from 5th to 15th century. Focusing on working people, it covers breakup of feudal estates, development of small craft and large capitalist industries, and more.
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With Napoleon in Russia by Armand de Caulaincourt
With Napoleon in Russia

Comprehensive picture of the supreme crisis of Napoleon's career, with graphic accounts of French army's advance into Russia, occupation of Moscow, and the horrors of retreat. 5 illustrations. 1 map.
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Indian Tribes of the Lower Mississippi Valley and Adjacent Coast of the Gulf of by John R. Swanton
Indian Tribes of the Lower Mississippi Valley and Adjacent Coast of the Gulf of

Richly illustrated study of Natchez, Muskhogean, Tunican, Chitimacha and Atakapa Indians, with comprehensive discussions of tribes' material culture, religion, language, social organization, as well as accounts of war, marriage, medicine, and other cu
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The Face of the Ancient Orient: Near Eastern Civilization in Pre-Classical Times by Sabatino Moscati
The Face of the Ancient Orient: Near Eastern Civilization in Pre-Classical Times

Fascinating study examines Sumerians, Babylonians, Egyptians, Hittites, Canaanites, Israelites, Persians, others. "...a valuable introduction, perhaps the best available in English." — American Historical Review. 32 halftones. 5 figures. 1 m
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Athletics in the Ancient World by E. Norman Gardiner
Athletics in the Ancient World

Concise, convincing book emphasizes relationship between Greek and Roman athletics and religion, art, and education. Colorful descriptions of the pentathlon, foot-race, wrestling, boxing, ball playing, and more. 137 black-and-white illustrations.
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The Lincoln-Douglas Debates by Abraham Lincoln & Stephen A. Douglas
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates

Complete texts for all 7 debates between the incumbent Democratic senator from Illinois and the 1858 nominee of the infant Republican party, plus a major speech by each.
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Navaho Weaving: Its Technic and History by Charles Avery Amsden
Navaho Weaving: Its Technic and History

First in-depth technical study of Navaho weaving—dyes, looms, other aspects. Over 230 illustrations, including more than 100 excellent photographs.
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Principles of Maritime Strategy by Julian S. Corbett
Principles of Maritime Strategy

This brilliant exposition by a great strategist proposes that the key to maritime dominance lies in effective use of sea lines for communications and in denying that use to the enemy.
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Symbols, Signs and Signets by Ernst Lehner
Symbols, Signs and Signets

1,355 signs, seals, symbols: Babylonia, Egypt, Greece, Rome, Germanic, Byzantine, Renaissance, Aztec, Hindu, Islamic, Chinese, Japanese, others. Astrological, alchemical, magical, early Christian, masonic, heraldic, crests, goldsmiths' marks, watermar
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The Ancient City: A Study of the Religion, Laws, and Institutions of Greece and Rome by Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges
The Ancient City: A Study of the Religion, Laws, and Institutions of Greece and Rome

This influential survey synthesizes ancient documents and physical evidence to build an account of religious, family, and civic life of Periclean Athens and Rome during the time of Cicero.
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Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings by Edward S. Morse
Japanese Homes and Their Surroundings

In this book the author writes about the more than 4 years he spent visiting hundreds of Japanese homes and learning as much as possible about their construction, design, furnishings, and relative merits. 307 illustrations.
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History of the Civil War, 1861-1865 by James Ford Rhodes
History of the Civil War, 1861-1865

1917 Pulitzer Prize–winner is widely regarded as one of the most outstanding studies — and first unbiased history — of the Civil War. "...very attractive volume." — American Historical Review. Notes. 2 maps. Introduction.
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The Architect, or Practical House Carpenter (1830) by Asher Benjamin
The Architect, or Practical House Carpenter (1830)

The superbly illustrated and detailed handbook that popularized the use of classic Greek architectural style in America in the early and middle 1800s. 271 illustrations.
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Specimen Days & Collect by Walt Whitman
Specimen Days & Collect

Diaries, notes and essays dealing with Whitman's ancestry, boyhood, Civil War experiences, nature, literary subjects and more.
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American Indian Design & Decoration by Le Roy H. Appleton
American Indian Design & Decoration

Full text, plus more than 700 precise drawings of basketry, sculpture, painting, pottery, sand paintings, metal, much more. 4 plates in color. Text gives lore and tradition behind the designs.
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On Witchcraft by Cotton Mather
On Witchcraft

The famous 18th-century minister of Boston's Old North Church provides readers with guidelines for discovering witches, explains how good Christians are tempted, and describes how to resist such temptation. 15 woodcuts.
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The Frontier in American History by Frederick Jackson Turner
The Frontier in American History

This 1893 survey ranks among the most important books about the impact of frontier life on U.S. society. It examines the frontier's role in promoting self-reliance, independence, democracy, immigration, and westward expansion.
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Frederick Jackson Turner5 Feb 2014$16.95

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New York Then and Now by Edward B. Watson & Edmund V. Gillon
New York Then and Now

Early Manhattan sites are set against more modern photos taken from same position: Times Square, Wall Street, Fifth Avenue, many more. Includes 83 early photographs from 1875 to 1925 contrasted with photos taken in 1976.
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Edward B. Watson &
Edmund V. Gillon
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How the Other Half Lives by Jacob Riis
How the Other Half Lives

This famous journalistic record of the filth and degradation of New York's slums at the turn of the century is a classic in social thought and of early American photography. Over 100 photographs.
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The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan by Winston Churchill
The River War: An Account of the Reconquest of the Sudan

Churchill recounts the operations directed by Lord Kitchener on the Upper Nile from 1896 to 1899, offering valuable insights into a historic clash of Western and Arabic cultures.
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My Dearest Wife: The Private and Public Lives of James David Edgar and Matilda Ridout Edgar by Maud J. McLean & Robert Stamp
My Dearest Wife: The Private and Public Lives of James David Edgar and Matilda Ridout Edgar

The Edgars' lives symbolized the increasing complexity of Toronto society as older generations gradually gave way to a new generation of "outsiders" seeking prominence.
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Pearls and Pebbles by Catharine Parr Traill
Pearls and Pebbles

An unusual book with a lasting charm, with a broad focus ranging from observations on the natural environment to the early settlement of Upper Canada.
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When We Both Got to Heaven: James Atkey Among the Anishnabek at Colpoy's Bay by Mel Atkey
When We Both Got to Heaven: James Atkey Among the Anishnabek at Colpoy's Bay

James Atkey (18051868) arrived on the shores of Georgian Bay at the time of treaty negotiations between the First Nations people of the area and the colonial government.
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Worth Travelling Miles to See: Diary of a Survey Trip to Lake Temiskaming, 1886 by A. H. Telfer
Worth Travelling Miles to See: Diary of a Survey Trip to Lake Temiskaming, 1886

In the 1880s the provincial government dispatched land surveyors to explore the northern Ontario hinterland in preparation for settlement.
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The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag by Chol-hwan Kang & Pierre Rigoulot
The Aquariums of Pyongyang: Ten Years in the North Korean Gulag

Part horror story, part historical document, part memoir, part political tract, one man's suffering gives eyewitness proof to an ongoing sorrowful chapter of modern history.
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Chol-hwan Kang &
Pierre Rigoulot
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The Spirit of Renewal: Finding Faith after the Holocaust by Edward Feld
The Spirit of Renewal: Finding Faith after the Holocaust

Helps the modern reader understand events that span almost 4,000 years of the history of Judaism and the Jewish people. This profound and engaging meditation opens the way to a powerful new understanding of the nature of God and the spiritual life.
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Edward Feld17 Feb 2014$16.95

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Biodiesel Power: The Passion, the People, and the Politics of the Next Renewable Fuel by Lyle Estill
Biodiesel Power: The Passion, the People, and the Politics of the Next Renewable Fuel

Whether we are nearing the end of oil or merely nearing the end of inexpensive oil, it is becoming increasingly clear that we need to find alternative ways to meet our energy needs. Biodiesel is one such alternative-and is one of the fastest-growing s
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Lyle Estill21 Feb 2014$16.95

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Light from the East: A Gathering of Asian Wisdom by Frank MacHovec
Light from the East: A Gathering of Asian Wisdom

The most important teachings of Asian thought and religion in a single, accessible volume.
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We Have Capture: Tom Stafford and the Space Race by Thomas P. Stafford & Michael Cassutt
We Have Capture: Tom Stafford and the Space Race

What an amazing career. Tom Stafford attained the highest speed ever reached by a test pilot (28,547 mph), carried a cosmonaut's coffin with Soviet Secretary Leonid Brezhnev, led the team that designed the sequence of missions leading to the original lunar
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Bananas: An American History by Virginia Jenkins
Bananas: An American History

Before 1880 most Americans had never seen a banana. By 1910 bananas were so common that streets were littered with their peels. Today Americans eat on average nearly seventy-five per year. More than a staple of the American diet, bananas have gained a
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Virginia Jenkins24 Feb 2014$16.95

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Women In Utah History: Paradigm Or Paradox? by Patricia Lyn Scott
Women In Utah History: Paradigm Or Paradox?

A project of the Utah Women's History Association and cosponsored by the Utah State Historical Society, Paradigm or Paradox provides the first thorough survey of the complicated history of all Utah women. Some of the finest historians studying Utah examine
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Patricia Lyn Scott25 Feb 2014$16.95

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The Comfort Women: Japan's Brutal Regime of Enforced Prostitution in the Second World War by George Hicks
The Comfort Women: Japan's Brutal Regime of Enforced Prostitution in the Second World War

"The most extensive record available in English of the ugly story."—Elisabeth Rubinfein, New York Newsday

Over 100,000 women across Asia were victims of enforced prostitution by the Japanese Imperial Forces during World War II. Until as recently
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Where We Stand: 30 Reasons for Loving Our Country by Roger Rosenblatt
Where We Stand: 30 Reasons for Loving Our Country

In these 30 essays, Roger Rosenblatt draws on his 27 years of reporting and commenting on America to reaffirm the core values of our complex and wonderful country. Famous for his ability to put wise and important ideas into witty and instructive prose,
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Pushing the Envelope: The Career of Fighter Ace and Test Pilot Marion Carl by Marion Carl & Barrett Tillman
Pushing the Envelope: The Career of Fighter Ace and Test Pilot Marion Carl

First published in 1994, this stirring autobiography of a fighter and test pilot takes readers full throttle through Carl's imposing list of "firsts." Beginning with his World War II career, he gained such commendations as first Marine Corps ace, among
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The Butcher's Tale: Murder and Anti-Semitism in a German Town by Helmut Walser Smith
The Butcher's Tale: Murder and Anti-Semitism in a German Town

One of the most dramatic explorations of a German town in the grip of anti-Semitic passion ever written.

In 1900, in a small Prussian town, a young boy was found murdered, his body dismembered, the blood drained from his limbs. The Christians of the town
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Three Chinas by Bill Purves
Three Chinas

Three Chinas looks at three Chinese friends of Bill Purves living in Taiwan, Hong Kong and mainland China. Andrew is a computer science professor; Pat works in administration at a private club; and Dr. Su works in a hospital. An intimate look at the

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Steeped In Tradition: A Celebration of Tea by Frances Hoffman
Steeped In Tradition: A Celebration of Tea

From drawing rooms of Victorian Britain to Ontario kitchens, rituals of afternoon tea have always delighted.
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The Hallway Trilogy by Adam Rapp
The Hallway Trilogy

A harrowing trilogy from the OBIE Award-winning author of Red Light Winter.
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Epic Revisionism: Russian History and Literature as Stalinist Propaganda by Kevin M. F. Platt
Epic Revisionism: Russian History and Literature as Stalinist Propaganda

Focusing on a number of historical and literary personalities who were regarded with disdain in the aftermath of the 1917 revolution—figures such as Peter the Great, Ivan the Terrible, Alexander Pushkin, Leo Tolstoy, and Mikhail Lermontov—Epic Revisionism
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Nachituti's Gift: Economy, Society, and Environment in Central Africa by David M. Gordon
Nachituti's Gift: Economy, Society, and Environment in Central Africa

Nachituti's Gift challenges conventional theories of economic development with a compelling comparative case study of inland fisheries in Zambia and Congo from pre- to postcolonial times. Neoclassical development models conjure a simple, abstract progression
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Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves by Adam Hochschild
Bury the Chains: Prophets and Rebels in the Fight to Free an Empire's Slaves

From the author of the widely acclaimed King Leopold's Ghost comes the taut, gripping account of one of the most brilliantly organized social justice campaigns in history -- the fight to free the slaves of the British Empire. In early 1787, twelve men
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Order Without Power: An Introduction to Anarchism: History and Current Challenges by Normand Baillargeon
Order Without Power: An Introduction to Anarchism: History and Current Challenges

With the rise of the global protestor—from Arab Spring to the Occupy movement—the term "anarchist" has been littered throughout mainstream media as never before. But just as frequently, its definition is skewed or left wanting: anarchists are
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Capitalism: A Ghost Story by Arundhati Roy
Capitalism: A Ghost Story

With anger and compassion, Roy exposes the sordid underbelly and dark inhumanity of capitalism in India and around the globe.
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Secdef by Charles A. Stevenson
Secdef

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The God That Did Not Fail: How Religion Built and Sustains the West by Robert Royal
The God That Did Not Fail: How Religion Built and Sustains the West

Secular humanists and other “progressives" have been predicting the demise of religion for the past 250 years. But they keep running into a problem: those who were supposed to be liberated by the secular gospel that God is Dead aren't buying it. Except
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Robert Royal27 Mar 2014$16.95

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The Battle of Blair Mountain: The Story of America's Largest Labor Uprising by Robert Shogan
The Battle of Blair Mountain: The Story of America's Largest Labor Uprising

This long-neglected slice of American history is a saga of the conflicting political, economic, and cultural forces that shaped the power structure of twentieth-century America.
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Rum: A Social and Sociable History of the Real Spirit of 1776 by Ian Williams
Rum: A Social and Sociable History of the Real Spirit of 1776

Ian Williams describes in captivating detail how Rum and the molasses that it was made from was to the 18th century what oil is today.

Rum was used by the colonists to clear Native American tribes and to buy slaves. To make it, they regularly traded with

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Ian Williams1 Apr 2014$16.95

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When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America by Ira Katznelson
When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America

A groundbreaking work that exposes the twisted origins of affirmative action.

In this "penetrating new analysis" (New York Times Book Review) Ira Katznelson fundamentally recasts our understanding of twentieth-century American history and demonstrates
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Slow is Beautiful: New Visions of Community, Leisure and Joie de Vivre by Cecile Andrews
Slow is Beautiful: New Visions of Community, Leisure and Joie de Vivre

We're hammered, we're slammed, we're out of control. Happiness is on the decline in the most affluent country in the world, and Americans are troubled by the destructiveness of a lifestyle devoted to money and status. Yet no one seems to have a clue how
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Cecile Andrews5 Apr 2014$16.95

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Viet Nam: Borderless Histories by Nhung Tuyet Tran
Viet Nam: Borderless Histories

Moving beyond past histories of Viet Nam that have focused on nationalist struggle, this volume brings together work by scholars who are re-examining centuries of Vietnamese history. Crossing borders and exploring ambiguities, the essays in Viet Nam: Borderless
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Nhung Tuyet Tran8 Apr 2014$16.95

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A Power Governments Cannot Suppress by Howard Zinn
A Power Governments Cannot Suppress

Zinn's upbeat look at our political moment and inspiring flashes of democracy, resistance, and hope.
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Who Is a Jew? Conversations, Not Conclusions by Meryl Hyman
Who Is a Jew? Conversations, Not Conclusions

Explores the timely and controversial question of "Who is a Jew?" with leaders from all parts of the Jewish world, eminent scholars and other from all spectrums of belief.
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Broken Shackles: Old Man Henson From Slavery to Freedom by Peter Meyler
Broken Shackles: Old Man Henson From Slavery to Freedom

First published in 1889 under a pseudonym, this unique book documents the flight to Canada from the perspective of a fugitive slave from Maryland.
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Hard Power: The New Politics of National Security by Kurt Campbell & Michael O'Hanlon
Hard Power: The New Politics of National Security

Two of Washington's go-to policy experts show why when it comes to elections, national security is a fundamental issue--and what the Democrats need to do to make it their own
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The Complete Art Of War: Sun Tzu/sun Pin by Tzu Sun & Pin Sun
The Complete Art Of War: Sun Tzu/sun Pin

This book is the only single-volume edition available of the classic essays on strategy by the great Sun Tzu and his descendant, Sun Pin, translated by the world's foremost authority on ancient Chinese strategic thought. With Sawyer's thoughtful chapter-by-chapter
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Tzu Sun &
Pin Sun
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Confronting Iran: The Failure of American Foreign Policy and the Next Great Crisis in the Middle East and the Next Gre by Ali Ansari
Confronting Iran: The Failure of American Foreign Policy and the Next Great Crisis in the Middle East and the Next Gre

An authoritative account of failed foreign policy, this book will be essential reading for anyone seeking to understand this explosive region
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Homeland: The Illustrated History of the State of Israel by Marv Wolfman & Mario Ruiz & William J. Rubin
Homeland: The Illustrated History of the State of Israel

Depicting the history of Israel from biblical Abraham to the present, this sophisticated, four-color graphic adaptation is academically grounded, guiding readers through highlights both in historical detail and from Israel's world view. History, religion,
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Marv Wolfman &
Mario Ruiz &
William J. Rubin
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The Man Who Invented Fidel: Castro, Cuba, and Herbert L. Matthews of The New York Times by Anthony DePalma
The Man Who Invented Fidel: Castro, Cuba, and Herbert L. Matthews of The New York Times

This dramatic story of how a New York Times reporter helped Castro come to power offers illuminating insight into the fraught history of Cuban-American relations and the precarious balance between truth and myth
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Anthony DePalma15 Apr 2014$16.95

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The Few and the Proud: Marine Corps Drill Instructors in Their Own Words by Larry Smith
The Few and the Proud: Marine Corps Drill Instructors in Their Own Words

The New York Times bestseller: From the sands of Iwo Jima to the deserts of Iraq, the riveting, real-life stories of training young marines.

Beginning with interviews with the last surviving drill instructors of World War II, this powerful oral history
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Larry Smith15 Apr 2014$16.95

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Politics of Truth: Inside the Lies That Put the White House on Trial and Betrayed My Wife's CIA Identity by Joseph Wilson
Politics of Truth: Inside the Lies That Put the White House on Trial and Betrayed My Wife's CIA Identity

With a new investigative epilogue by a prominent Washington journalist and a new F the author. Ambassador Joseph Wilson recounts more than two decades of foreign service to our country in this unprecedented look at the life of an American diplomat and
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Hollow Earth: The Long and Curious History of Imagining Strange Lands, Fantastical Creatures, Advanced Civilizatio by David Standish
Hollow Earth: The Long and Curious History of Imagining Strange Lands, Fantastical Creatures, Advanced Civilizatio

A remarkable cultural history of what might exist under the Earth's surface-as reflected in mythology, religion, science, literature, and good old crackpottery
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Epic Rivalry: Inside the Soviet and American Space Race by Von Hardesty & Gene Eisman
Epic Rivalry: Inside the Soviet and American Space Race

When Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walked on the moon in 1969, they personified an almost unimaginable feat—the incredibly complex task of sending humans safely to another celestial body. This extraordinary odyssey, which grew from the rivalry between
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Gene Eisman
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Warlords: An Extraordinary Re-creation of World War II through the Eyes and Minds of Hitler, Churchill, Roosev by Simon Berthon & Joanna Potts
Warlords: An Extraordinary Re-creation of World War II through the Eyes and Minds of Hitler, Churchill, Roosev

A fascinating “you-are-there" look at World War II
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Simon Berthon &
Joanna Potts
21 Apr 2014$16.95

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Jerusalem in the Twentieth Century by Martin Gilbert
Jerusalem in the Twentieth Century

From one of the world's most revered historians, the first major history of contemporary Jerusalem

"Gilbert is a first-rate storyteller." -The Wall Street Journal

"Fascinating and admirably readable . . . unmatched for sheer breadth of acutely observed

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Undercover Tales of World War II by William B. Breuer
Undercover Tales of World War II

Critical acclaim for William B. Breuer
"A first-class historian." --The Wall Street Journal

Vendetta!
"A wealth of insights."--Los Angeles Times Book Review

Unexplained Mysteries of World War II
"Anyone interested in twists of fate should find this book

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Marye's Heights: Fredericksburg by Victor Brooks
Marye's Heights: Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg
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Worshipping the Myths of World War II by Edward W. Wood Jr.
Worshipping the Myths of World War II

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A Land So Strange: The Epic Journey of Cabeza de Vaca by Andre Resendez
A Land So Strange: The Epic Journey of Cabeza de Vaca

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The Superpower Myth: The Use and Misuse of American Might by Nancy Soderberg
The Superpower Myth: The Use and Misuse of American Might

"For eight years, Nancy Soderberg served with distinction and creativity at the highest levels of American government. She is uniquely positioned to explain how the world works in this new era-and when it's in danger of breaking down."
-Dr. Madeleine K.
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The New Chinese Empire: And What It Means For The United States by Ross Terrill
The New Chinese Empire: And What It Means For The United States

By looking at China's past, Terrill has provided an excellent road map for understanding its future.- BusinessWeek
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Ross Terrill12 May 2014$16.95

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Enigma: The Battle for the Code by Hugh Sebag-Montefiore
Enigma: The Battle for the Code

"cracking stuff . . . vivid and hitherto unknown details."-Sunday Times (London)

The complete untold story of the cracking of the infamous Nazi code

Most histories of the cracking of the elusive Enigma code focus on the work done by the codebreakers at

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Hugh Sebag-Montefiore13 May 2014$16.95

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Small Wars Manual by United States Marine Corps.
Small Wars Manual

Originally published in 1940 by the U.S. Marine Corps, this book examines the practical and philosophical aspects of low-intensity conflicts, which were then referred to as 'Small Wars.' This is one of the best books on military peacekeeping and counterinsurgency
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United States Marine Corps.15 May 2014$16.95

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Inventing the Job of President: Leadership Style from George Washington to Andrew Jackson by Fred I. Greenstein
Inventing the Job of President: Leadership Style from George Washington to Andrew Jackson

From George Washington's decision to buy time for the new nation by signing the less-than-ideal Jay Treaty with Great Britain in 1795 to George W. Bush's order of a military intervention in Iraq in 2003, the matter of who is president of the United States

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Fred I. Greenstein16 May 2014$16.95

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Gilded: How Newport Became America's Richest Resort by Deborah Davis
Gilded: How Newport Became America's Richest Resort

A beautifully written history of high society in Newport, Rhode Island, from the acclaimed author of Party of the Century

Newport is the legendary and beautiful home of American aristocracy and the sheltered super-rich. Many of the country's most famous

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Deborah Davis16 May 2014$16.95

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When the School Horse Was King by John Charyk
When the School Horse Was King

The gentle and faithful school pony was both companion and guide to countless thousands of children, and school horses made a real, though frequently unrecognized, contribution to the development and progess of education in rural Canada from the 1880s
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John Charyk19 May 2014$16.95

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A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the World by William J. Bernstein
A Splendid Exchange: How Trade Shaped the World

Acclaimed by readers and critics around the globe, A Splendid Exchange is a sweeping narrative history of world trade—from Mesopotamia in 3000 B.C. to the firestorm over globalization today—that brilliantly explores trade's colorful and contentious
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William J. Bernstein19 May 2014$16.95

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Madness, Betrayal and the Lash: The Epic Voyage of Captain George Vancouver by Stephen Bown
Madness, Betrayal and the Lash: The Epic Voyage of Captain George Vancouver

From 1792 to 1795, George Vancouver sailed the Pacific as the captain of his own expedition — and as an agent of imperial ambition. To map a place is to control it, and Britain had its eyes on America's Pacific coast. And map it Vancouver did. His
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Stephen Bown21 May 2014$16.95

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Saving Israel: How the Jewish People Can Win a War That May Never End by Daniel Gordis
Saving Israel: How the Jewish People Can Win a War That May Never End

Is Israel worth saving, and if so, how do we secure its future?

The Jewish State must end, say its enemies, from intellectuals like Tony Judt to hate-filled demagogues like Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Even average Israelis are wondering if they wouldn't be

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Alexander's Tomb: The Two-Thousand Year Obsession to Find the Lost Conquerer by Nicholas Saunders
Alexander's Tomb: The Two-Thousand Year Obsession to Find the Lost Conquerer

Alexander the Great is a towering figure in world history, but despite our long-held fascination with him, his burial site is unknown. The search for Alexander's tomb began soon after his untimely death in 323 B.C. and continues even today. The epic pursuit
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Nicholas Saunders19 Jun 2014$16.95

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Lying About Hitler by Richard Evans
Lying About Hitler

An illumination of one of the most explosive and publicized "holocaust trials" since that of Adolf Eichmann, by a leading historian who acted as chief adviser to the defense
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Richard Evans20 Jun 2014$16.95

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The Principled Politician: Governor Ralph Carr and the Fight against Japanese American Internment by Adam Schrager
The Principled Politician: Governor Ralph Carr and the Fight against Japanese American Internment

The inspiring story of Governor Ralph Carr and his fight for Japanese American rights.
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Adam Schrager21 Jun 2014$16.95

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The French Foreign Legion: A Complete History of the Legendary Fighting Force by Douglas Porch
The French Foreign Legion: A Complete History of the Legendary Fighting Force

The French Foreign Legion is a complete, captivating study of the famed fighting force, from its inception in 1831 to modern times. Historian Douglas Porch chronicles the Legion's involvement in Spain, Mexico, Indochina, Madagascar, WWI, Vietnam, and
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Douglas Porch25 Jun 2014$16.95

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Iraq and the Lessons of Vietnam: Or, How Not to Learn from the Past by Lloyd Gardner
Iraq and the Lessons of Vietnam: Or, How Not to Learn from the Past

From the launch of the "Shock and Awe" invasion in March 2003 through President George W. Bush's declaration of "Mission Accomplished" two months later, the war in Iraq was meant to demonstrate definitively that the United States had learned the lessons
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Lloyd Gardner15 Jul 2014$16.95

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The Women Who Wrote the War: The Compelling Story of the Path-breaking Women War Correspondents of World War II by Nancy Caldwell Sorel
The Women Who Wrote the War: The Compelling Story of the Path-breaking Women War Correspondents of World War II

Here's how a hundred brave American women left their families and entered the combat-zone to chronicle what they saw. Nancy Sorel's portrait pays homage to these unsung heroes. They came from Boston, New York, Milwaukee, and St. Louis; from Yakima, Washington;
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Nancy Caldwell Sorel15 Jul 2014$16.95

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Apples from the Desert: Selected Stories by Savyon Liebrecht
Apples from the Desert: Selected Stories

Finely wrought stories of private lives that shed light on a terrifying political conflict.--New York Times Book Review
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Savyon Liebrecht20 Jul 2014$16.95

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Feisty First Ladies and Other Unforgettable White House Women by Autumn Stephens
Feisty First Ladies and Other Unforgettable White House Women

First ladies are supposed to be dignified background figures, quietly supportive of their husbands' agendas. Above all, they're not supposed to act out or cause even a whiff of scandal. Of course, reality often overrides conventional wisdom, and this book
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Autumn Stephens21 Jul 2014$16.95

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Secret Lives of the Civil War: What Your Teachers Never Told You about the War Between the States by Cormac O'Brien
Secret Lives of the Civil War: What Your Teachers Never Told You about the War Between the States

Legendary Heroes of U.S. History—As You've Never Seen Them Before!

Secret Lives of the Civil War features irreverent and uncensored profiles of men and women from the Union and the Confederacy—complete with hundreds of little-known and downright

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Cormac O'Brien3 Aug 2014$16.95

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What You Should Know About Politics . . . But Don't: A Non-Partisan Guide to the Issues That Matter by Jessamyn Conrad
What You Should Know About Politics . . . But Don't: A Non-Partisan Guide to the Issues That Matter

Now in its second edition, here is one of the first and only issue-based nonpartisan guides to contemporary American politics. It's a very exciting time in American politics. Voter turnout in primaries and caucuses across the nation has shattered old records.

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Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians, Volume I by George Catlin
Manners, Customs, and Conditions of the North American Indians, Volume I

Volume 1 of the classic account of life among Plains Indians includes fascinating information on ceremonies, rituals, the hunt, warfare, and much more. Total in set: 312 plates.
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When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail by Eric Jay Dolin
When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail

Ancient China collides with newfangled America in this epic tale of opium smugglers, sea pirates, and dueling clipper ships.

Brilliantly illuminating one of the least-understood areas of American history, best-selling author Eric Jay Dolin now traces
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The Hitler Virus: The Insidious Legacy of Adolph Hitler by Peter Wyden
The Hitler Virus: The Insidious Legacy of Adolph Hitler

More than a half-century after Adolf Hitler committed suicide in a Berlin bunker, the dictator's legacy and influence lives on, precisely as he predicted before putting the gun to his head. In the spring of 1945, as it became increasingly clear that the

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The Nightless City: Geisha and Courtesan Life in Old Tokyo by J. E. De Becker
The Nightless City: Geisha and Courtesan Life in Old Tokyo

This unsurpassed study from 100 years ago ventured into Tokyo's red-light district to survey geisha and courtesan life and offer meticulous descriptions of training, dress, social hierarchy, and erotic practices. 49 black-and-white illustrations; 2 ma
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Roman's Journey: An Extraordinary Odyssey of Holocaust Survival by Roman Halter
Roman's Journey: An Extraordinary Odyssey of Holocaust Survival

Roman Halter was a spirited, optimistic schoolboy in 1939 when he and his family gathered behind the curtains to watch the Volksdeutsche (German Polish) neighbors of their small town in western Poland greet the arrival of Hitler's armies with kisses and
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A Thousand Deer: Four Generations of Hunting and the Hill Country by Rick Bass
A Thousand Deer: Four Generations of Hunting and the Hill Country

In November, countless families across Texas head out for the annual deer hunt, a ritual that spans generations, ethnicities, socioeconomics, and gender as perhaps no other cultural experience in the state. Rick Bass's family has returned to the same hardscrabble
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Defiant Courage: A WWII Epic of Escape and Endurance by Astrid Karlsen Scott & Tore Haug
Defiant Courage: A WWII Epic of Escape and Endurance

The incredible true story of one man's escape from Nazis in Norway.

“I remember reading We Die Alone in 1970 and I could never forget it. Then when we went to Norway to do a docudrama, people told us again and again that certain parts were pure

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Cocaine Nation: How the White Trade Took Over the World by Thomas Feiling
Cocaine Nation: How the White Trade Took Over the World

Cutting through the myths about the white trade, this is the story of cocaine as it's never been told before.

Cocaine is big business and getting bigger. Governments spend millions on a losing war against it, yet it's still the drug of choice in the

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The Complete Art Of War: Sun Tzu/sun Pin by Tzu Sun & Pin Sun
The Complete Art Of War: Sun Tzu/sun Pin

The Complete Art of War
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The American Invasion of Canada: The War of 1812's First Year by Pierre Berton
The American Invasion of Canada: The War of 1812's First Year

How could a nation of eight million fail to subdue a struggling British colony of 300,000? In this remarkable account of the war's first year, Pierre Burton transforms history into an engrossing narrative that reads like a fast-paced novel. Drawing on
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One and Only: The Untold Story of On the Road by Gerald Nicosia & Anne Marie Santos
One and Only: The Untold Story of On the Road

Beloved by both Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady, Lu Anne Henderson's story has never been told.

Lu Anne was a beautiful 15-year-old girl in Denver in 1945 when she met Neal, a fast-talking hurricane of male sexuality and vast promises. The two married, and

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War Stories II: Heroism in the Pacific by Oliver L. North
War Stories II: Heroism in the Pacific

When it comes to sheer savagery endured by the American fighting man, few combat theaters could match the Pacific in WorldWar II: the sodden malarial and Japanese infested jungles of New Guinea and Guadalcanal, the kamikaze pilots for whom death was no
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The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable: A True Tale of Passion, Poison and Pursuit by Carol Baxter
The Peculiar Case of the Electric Constable: A True Tale of Passion, Poison and Pursuit

Quaker John Tawell's trial became a sensation, involving poison and sexual scandal. It helped to secure the telegraph's fame — and usher in the modern communication age. A true tale of murder and scientific revolution, The Peculiar Case of the Electric
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War Stories III: The Heroes Who Defeated Hitler by Oliver L. North
War Stories III: The Heroes Who Defeated Hitler

It was the Greatest Generation's greatest moment: when heroes at home and abroad, united in common purpose as soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines—under the leadership of generals like Patton, Eisenhower, Marshall, and Bradley—rescued Europe
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Omar Bradley: General at War by Jim DeFelice
Omar Bradley: General at War

The First In-Depth Biography of America's Last Five-Star General

He was known as "the G.I. General"— humble, self-effacing, hard-working, reflecting the small-town virtues of the America whose uniform he wore. But those very virtues have led historians

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Founding Rivals: Madison vs. Monroe, The Bill of Rights, and The Election that Saved a Nation by Chris DeRose
Founding Rivals: Madison vs. Monroe, The Bill of Rights, and The Election that Saved a Nation

The Amazing True Story of the Election That Saved the Constitution

In 1789, James Madison and James Monroe ran against each other for Congress—the only time that two future presidents have contested a congressional seat.

But what was at stake,

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How I Stopped Being a Jew by Shlomo Sand
How I Stopped Being a Jew

Shlomo Sand was born in 1946, in a displaced person's camp in Austria, to Jewish parents; the family later migrated to Palestine. As a young man, Sand came to question his Jewish identity, even that of a "secular Jew." With this meditative and thoughtful
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Visible Bones: Journeys Across Time in the Columbia River Country by Jack Nisbet
Visible Bones: Journeys Across Time in the Columbia River Country

How can you know a place? Historian and naturalist Jack Nisbet-author of Sources of the River: Tracking David Thompson Across Western North America—looks to the relics of a region to connect the present moment to the distant past. In the vast Western
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Tupperware: The Promise of Plastic in 1950s America by Alison J. Clarke
Tupperware: The Promise of Plastic in 1950s America

From Wonder Bowls to Ice-Tup molds to Party Susans, Tupperware has become an icon of suburban living. Tracing the fortunes of Earl Tupper's polyethylene containers from early design to global distribution, Alison J. Clarke explains how Tupperware tapped
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Behind the Burly Q: The Story of Burlesque in America by Leslie Zemeckis
Behind the Burly Q: The Story of Burlesque in America

By the director of the hit documentary Behind the Burly Q comes the first ever oral history of American Burlesque--as told by the performers who lived it, often speaking out here for the first time. By telling the intimate and surprising stories from its
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Jack: A Life Like No Other by Geoffrey Perret
Jack: A Life Like No Other

Previous biographies of John F. Kennedy have been based almost entirely on newspaper files and personal recollections. Geoffrey Perret's Jack is both the first comprehensive one-volume biography of JFK and the first account of his life based on the extensive
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Norman Rockwell by Laura Claridge
Norman Rockwell

Norman Rockwell's tremendously successful, prolific career as a painter and illustrator has rendered him a twentieth-century American icon. However, the very popularity and accessibility of his idealized, nostalgic depictions of middleclass life have caused
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Stardust Lost: The Triumph, Tragedy, and Meshugas of the Yiddish Theater in America by Stefan Kanfer
Stardust Lost: The Triumph, Tragedy, and Meshugas of the Yiddish Theater in America

In Stardust Lost, Stefan Kanfer brings the colorful Yiddish stage roaring back to life.

Born of ancient traditions stretching back to the drama of the Old Testament, the Yiddish theater was a vibrant part of the immigrant experience. Kanfer invokes the

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Heroes: A History of Hero Worship by Lucy Hughes-Hallett
Heroes: A History of Hero Worship

Beginning beneath the walls of Troy and culminating in 1930s Europe, a magisterial exploration of the nature of heroism in Western civilization.

In this riveting and insightful cultural history, Lucy Hughes-Hallett brings to life eight exceptional men

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Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended by Jack Matlock
Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended

In Reagan and Gorbachev, Jack F. Matlock, Jr., gives an eyewitness account of how the Cold War ended, with humankind declared the winner. As Reagan's principal adviser on Soviet and European affairs, and later as the U.S. ambassador to the U.S.S.R.,
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The Mars Mystery: The Secret Connection Between Earth and the Red Planet by Graham Hancock
The Mars Mystery: The Secret Connection Between Earth and the Red Planet

An asteroid transformed Mars from a lush planet with rivers and oceans into a bleak and icy hell. Is Earth condemned to the same fate, or can we protect ourselves and our planet from extinction?

In his most riveting and revealing book yet, Graham Hancock

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Blood & Oil: A Prince's Memoir of Iran, from the Shah to the Ayatollah by Manucher Farmanfarmaian & Roxane Farmanfarmaian
Blood & Oil: A Prince's Memoir of Iran, from the Shah to the Ayatollah

PEN/West Award Finalist


" Told with energy, perception and great charm. . . . For anyone who wants to . . . gain insight into the great cultural and political richness of Iran, past, present and future, this book is a marvelous introduction."
--Fred

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The Survivor: Bill Clinton in the White House by John F. Harris
The Survivor: Bill Clinton in the White House

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The definitive account of one of the most accomplished, controversial, and polarizing figures in American history

Bill Clinton is the most arresting leader of his generation. He transformed American politics, and his eight

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Patriotic Fire by Winston Groom
Patriotic Fire

December 1814: its economy in tatters, its capital city of Washington, D.C., burnt to the ground, a young America was again at war with the militarily superior English crown. With an enormous enemy armada approaching New Orleans, two unlikely allies teamed
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Orientalism by Edward W. Said
Orientalism

The noted critic and a Palestinian now teaching at Columbia University,examines the way in which the West observes the Arabs.
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Imperial Grunts: On the Ground with the American Military, from Mongolia to the Philippines to Iraq and Beyond by Robert D. Kaplan
Imperial Grunts: On the Ground with the American Military, from Mongolia to the Philippines to Iraq and Beyond

A fascinating, unprecedented first-hand look at the soldiers on the front lines on the Global War on Terror. Plunging deep into midst of some of the hottest conflicts on the globe, Robert D. Kaplan takes us through mud and jungle, desert and dirt to the
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In Search of Zarathustra: Across Iran and Central Asia to Find the World's First Prophet by Paul Kriwaczek
In Search of Zarathustra: Across Iran and Central Asia to Find the World's First Prophet

Long before the first Hebrew temple, before the birth of Christ or the mission of Muhammad, there lived in Persia a prophet to whom we owe the ideas of a single god, the cosmic struggle between good and evil, and the Apocalypse. His name was Zarathustra,
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The Confident Hope of a Miracle: The True Story of the Spanish Armada by Neil Hanson
The Confident Hope of a Miracle: The True Story of the Spanish Armada

The real story of the Spanish Armada.

In the winter of 1587 the Spanish Armada, the largest force of warships ever assembled, set sail to crush the English navy. This breathtaking overview of one of the most fascinating campaigns in European history begins

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Witnesses of War: Children's Lives Under the Nazis by Nicholas Stargardt
Witnesses of War: Children's Lives Under the Nazis

Children were at the center of the Nazi ideology; now we have their history of those years. In this groundbreaking study–based on a wide range of new sources–Nicholas Stargardt details what happened to children of all nationalities and religions
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Looking for History: Dispatches from Latin America by Alma Guillermoprieto
Looking for History: Dispatches from Latin America

From the esteemed New Yorker correspondent comes an incisive volume of essays and reportage that vividly illuminates Latin America's recent history. Only Alma Guillermoprieto, the most highly regarded writer on the region, could unravel the complex
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Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship by Jon Meacham
Franklin and Winston: An Intimate Portrait of an Epic Friendship

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

The most complete portrait ever drawn of the complex emotional connection between two of history's towering leaders

Franklin Roosevelt and Winston Churchill were the greatest leaders of "the Greatest Generation." In Franklin

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Arsenals of Folly by Richard Rhodes
Arsenals of Folly

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Richard Rhodes delivers a riveting account of the nuclear arms race and the Cold War.

In the Reagan-Gorbachev era, the United States and the Soviet Union came within minutes of nuclear war, until Gorbachev boldly launched

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One Summer: America, 1927 by Bill Bryson
One Summer: America, 1927

A Chicago Tribune Noteworthy Book
A GoodReads Reader's Choice

In One Summer Bill Bryson, one of our greatest and most beloved nonfiction writers, transports readers on a journey back to one amazing season in American life.

The summer of 1927 began

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You Are Not Forgotten: The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home by Bryan Bender
You Are Not Forgotten: The Story of a Lost World War II Pilot and a Twenty-First-Century Soldier's Mission to Bring Him Home

An inspiring and epic tale of loss and redemption about two American servicemen: a Marine Corps pilot who was shot down in WWII and the modern-day soldier determined to bring home his remains six decades later

Major George Eyster V comes from a long

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The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures by Edward Ball
The Inventor and the Tycoon: A Gilded Age Murder and the Birth of Moving Pictures

From the National Book Award-winning author of Slaves in the Family, a riveting true life/true crime narrative of the partnership between the murderer who invented the movies and the robber baron who built the railroads.

One hundred and thirty years

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Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an: Islam and the Founders by Denise A. Spellberg
Thomas Jefferson's Qur'an: Islam and the Founders

In this original and illuminating book, Denise A. Spellberg reveals a little-known but crucial dimension of the story of American religious freedom—a drama in which Islam played a surprising role. In 1765, eleven years before composing the Declaration

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Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy by Eri Hotta
Japan 1941: Countdown to Infamy

A groundbreaking history that considers the attack on Pearl Harbor from the Japanese perspective and is certain to revolutionize how we think of the war in the Pacific.

When Japan launched hostilities against the United States in 1941, argues Eri Hotta,

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Gettysburg: The Last Invasion by Allen C. Guelzo
Gettysburg: The Last Invasion

From the acclaimed Civil War historian, a brilliant new history—the most intimate and richly readable account we have had—of the climactic three-day battle of Gettysburg (July 1–3, 1863), which draws the reader into the heat, smoke,

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1491 (Second Edition): New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann
1491 (Second Edition): New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

In this groundbreaking work of science, history, and archaeology, Charles C. Mann radically alters our understanding of the Americas before the arrival of Columbus in 1492.

Contrary to what so many Americans learn in school, the pre-Columbian Indians

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Heavenly Intrigue: Johannes Kepler, Tycho Brahe, and the Murder Behind One of History's Greatest Scientific Discoveries by Joshua Gilder & Anne-Lee Gilder
Heavenly Intrigue: Johannes Kepler, Tycho Brahe, and the Murder Behind One of History's Greatest Scientific Discoveries

Heavenly Intrigue is the fascinating, true account of the seventeenth-century collaboration between Johannes Kepler and Tycho Brahe that revolutionized our understanding of the universe–and ended in murder.

One of history's greatest geniuses,

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When Hollywood Had a King: The Reign of Lew Wasserman, Who Leveraged Talent into Power and Influence by Connie Bruck
When Hollywood Had a King: The Reign of Lew Wasserman, Who Leveraged Talent into Power and Influence

In When Hollywood Had a King, the distinguished journalist Connie Bruck tells the sweeping story of MCA and its brilliant leader, a man who transformed the entertainment industry— businessman, politician, tactician, and visionary Lew Wasserman.


The

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The Russia Hand: A Memoir of Presidential Diplomacy by Strobe Talbott
The Russia Hand: A Memoir of Presidential Diplomacy

During the past ten years, few issues have mattered more to America's vital interests or to the shape of the twenty-first century than Russia's fate. To cheer the fall of a bankrupt totalitarian regime is one thing; to build on its ruins a stable democratic
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Prisoners by Jeffrey Goldberg
Prisoners

During the first Palestinian uprising in 1990, Jeffrey Goldberg – an American Jew – served as a guard at the largest prison camp in Israel. One of his prisoners was Rafiq, a rising leader in the PLO. Overcoming their fears and prejudices, the
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New York Burning: Liberty, Slavery, and Conspiracy in Eighteenth-Century Manhattan by Jill Lepore
New York Burning: Liberty, Slavery, and Conspiracy in Eighteenth-Century Manhattan

Pulitzer Prize Finalist
Anisfield-Wolf Award Winner

Over a frigid few weeks in the winter of 1741, ten fires blazed across Manhattan. With each new fire, panicked whites saw more evidence of a slave uprising. In the end, thirteen black men were burned

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American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies by Michael W. Kauffman
American Brutus: John Wilkes Booth and the Lincoln Conspiracies

It is a tale as familiar as our history primers: A deranged actor, John Wilkes Booth, killed Abraham Lincoln in Ford's Theatre, escaped on foot, and eluded capture for twelve days until he met his fiery end in a Virginia tobacco barn. In the national hysteria
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The Island at the Center of the World by Russell Shorto
The Island at the Center of the World

When the British wrested New Amsterdam from the Dutch in 1664, the truth about its thriving, polyglot society began to disappear into myths about an island purchased for 24 dollars and a cartoonish peg-legged governor. But the story of the Dutch colony
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Into the West: The Story of Its People by Walter Nugent
Into the West: The Story of Its People

Acclaimed historian Walter Nugent brings us what is perhaps the most comprehensive and fascinating account to date of the peopling of the American West. In this epic social-demographic history, Nugent explores the populations of the West as they grow,
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A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan by Michael Kazin
A Godly Hero: The Life of William Jennings Bryan

Politician, evangelist, and reformer William Jennings Bryan was the most popular public speaker of his time. In this acclaimed biography–the first major reconsideration of Bryan's life in forty years–award-winning historian Michael Kazin illuminates
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Bury Us Upside Down: The Misty Pilots and the Secret Battle for the Ho Chi Minh Trail by Don Shepperd & Rick Newman
Bury Us Upside Down: The Misty Pilots and the Secret Battle for the Ho Chi Minh Trail

They had the most dangerous job n the Air Force. Now Bury Us Upside Down reveals the never-before-told story of the Vietnam War's top-secret jet-fighter outfit–an all-volunteer unit composed of truly extraordinary men who flew missions from which
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Don Shepperd &
Rick Newman
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Yiddish Civilisation: The Rise and Fall of a Forgotten Nation by Paul Kriwaczek
Yiddish Civilisation: The Rise and Fall of a Forgotten Nation

Paul Kriwaczek begins this illuminating and immensely pleasurable chronicle of Yiddish civilization during the Roman empire, when Jewish culture first spread to Europe. We see the burgeoning exile population disperse, as its notable diplomats, artists
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A Farther Shore: Ireland's Long Road to Peace by Gerry Adams
A Farther Shore: Ireland's Long Road to Peace

He's been imprisoned, shot at, denounced, shunned, and banned, yet Sinn Fin president Gerry Adams remains resolute in his belief that peace is the only viable option for the Irish people. Adams led the oldest revolutionary movement in Ireland on an extraordinary
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Love and Hate in Jamestown: John Smith, Pocahontas, and the Start of a New Nation by David A. Price
Love and Hate in Jamestown: John Smith, Pocahontas, and the Start of a New Nation

A New York Times Notable Book and aSan Jose Mercury News Top 20 Nonfiction Book of 2003In 1606, approximately 105 British colonists sailed to America, seeking gold and a trade route to the Pacific. Instead, they found disease, hunger, and hostile
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Unknown Soldiers: The Story of the Missing of the First World War by Neil Hanson
Unknown Soldiers: The Story of the Missing of the First World War

The First World War was a conflict of unprecedented ferocity. After the last shot was fired and the troops marched home, approximately three million soldiers remained unaccounted for. An unassuming English chaplain first proposed a symbolic burial in memory
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Warriors: Portraits from the Battle Field by Max Hastings
Warriors: Portraits from the Battle Field

Heroism in battle has been celebrated throughout history, yet it is one of the least understood virtues. What makes some men and women perform extraordinary deeds on the battlefield? What makes them risk their lives in the pursuit of victory?Max Hastings,
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Cuba Confidential: Love and Vengeance in Miami and Havana by Ann Louise Bardach
Cuba Confidential: Love and Vengeance in Miami and Havana

From America's number one Cuba reporter, PEN award–winning investigative journalist Ann Louise Bardach, comes the big book on Cuba we've all been waiting for. An incisive and spirited portrait of the twentieth century's wiliest political survivor
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Captives: Britain, Empire, and the World, 1600-1850 by Linda Colley
Captives: Britain, Empire, and the World, 1600-1850

In this path-breaking book Linda Colley reappraises the rise of the biggest empire in global history. Excavating the lives of some of the multitudes of Britons held captive in the lands their own rulers sought to conquer, Colley also offers an intimate
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Selected Speeches and Writings of Theodore Roosevelt by Theodore Roosevelt
Selected Speeches and Writings of Theodore Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt (1858–1919) was our most published president with an incredible output of writing including forty books, over a thousand articles, and countless speeches and letters.

Collected here in one volume are examples of Roosevelt's voluminous

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Revolutionary Founders: Rebels, Radicals, and Reformers in the Making of the Nation by Alfred F. Young
Revolutionary Founders: Rebels, Radicals, and Reformers in the Making of the Nation

In twenty-two original essays, leading historians reveal the radical impulses at the founding of the American Republic. Here is a fresh new reading of the American Revolution that gives voice and recognition to a generation of radical thinkers and doers
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Troublemaker: A Memoir From the Front Lines of the Sixties by Bill Zimmerman
Troublemaker: A Memoir From the Front Lines of the Sixties

The political memoir as rousing adventure story—a sizzling account of a life lived in the thick of every important struggle of the era.

April 1973: snow falls thick and fast on the Badlands of South Dakota. It has been more than five weeks since

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Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity by Sarah Pomeroy
Goddesses, Whores, Wives, and Slaves: Women in Classical Antiquity

"The first general treatment of women in the ancient world to reflect the critical insights of modern feminism. Though much debated, its position as the basic textbook on women's history in Greece and Rome has hardly been challenged."--Mary Beard, Times
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A Writer at War: A Soviet Journalist with the Red Army, 1941-1945 by Vasily Grossman
A Writer at War: A Soviet Journalist with the Red Army, 1941-1945

When the Germans invaded Russia in 1941, Vasily Grossman became a special correspondent for the Red Star, the Soviet Army's newspaper, and reported from the frontlines of the war. A Writer at War depicts in vivid detail the crushing conditions on the
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A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico by Amy S. Greenberg
A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico

Often forgotten and overlooked, the U.S.-Mexican War featured false starts, atrocities, and daring back-channel negotiations as it divided the nation, paved the way for the Civil War a generation later, and launched the career of Abraham Lincoln. Amy

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India: A Portrait by Patrick French
India: A Portrait

A monumental biography of the subcontinent from the award-winning author of The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V. S. Naipaul.

Second only to China in the magnitude of its economic miracle and second to none in its potential to shape

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The Arabs: Journeys Beyond the Mirage by David Lamb
The Arabs: Journeys Beyond the Mirage

The Arabs is widely considered one of the essential books for understanding the Middle East and the peoples who live there. David Lamb, who spent years as a correspondent in Cairo, explores the Arabs' religious, political, and cultural views, noting
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A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial Disasters by Scott Reynolds Nelson
A Nation of Deadbeats: An Uncommon History of America's Financial Disasters

The story of America is a story of dreamers and defaulters. It is also a story of dramatic financial panics that defined the nation, created its political parties, and forced tens of thousands to escape their creditors to new towns in Texas, Florida,

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Scott Reynolds Nelson30 Oct 2014$16.95

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The First Four Notes: Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination by Matthew Guerrieri
The First Four Notes: Beethoven's Fifth and the Human Imagination

A TIME Magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of 2012
A New Yorker Best Book of the Year
Los Angeles Magazine's #1 Music Book of the Year

A unique and revelatory book of music history that examines in great depth what is perhaps the best-known and most-popular
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Blackett's War: The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-Boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare by Stephen Budiansky
Blackett's War: The Men Who Defeated the Nazi U-Boats and Brought Science to the Art of Warfare

The exciting history of a small group of British and American scientists who, during World War II, developed the new field of operational research to turn back the tide of German submarines—revolutionizing the way wars are waged and won.

In March

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The Ordinary Acrobat: A Journey into the Wondrous World of the Circus, Past and Present by Duncan Wall
The Ordinary Acrobat: A Journey into the Wondrous World of the Circus, Past and Present

The extraordinary story of a young man's plunge into the unique and wonderful world of the circus—taking readers deep into circus history and its renaissance as a contemporary art form, and behind the (tented) walls of France's most prestigious

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The Undivided Past: Humanity Beyond Our Differences by David Cannadine
The Undivided Past: Humanity Beyond Our Differences

From one of our most acclaimed historians, a wise and provocative call to re-examine the way we look at the past: not merely as the story of incessant conflict between groups but also of human solidarity throughout the ages.

Investigating the six

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Faces of Revolution: Personalities & Themes in the Struggle for American Independence by Bernard Bailyn
Faces of Revolution: Personalities & Themes in the Struggle for American Independence

Pulitzer-Prize-winning author Bernard Bailyn brings us a book that combines portraits of American revolutionaries with a deft exploration of the ideas that moved them and still shape our society today.
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This Hallowed Ground: A History of the Civil War by Bruce Catton
This Hallowed Ground: A History of the Civil War

First published in 1955, Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Bruce Catton's classic account of the Civil War simultaneously captures the dramatic scope and intimate experience of that epic struggle in one brilliant volume.

Covering events from the prelude

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Bad Land: An American Romance by Jonathan Raban
Bad Land: An American Romance

Seduced by the government's offer of 320 acres per homesteader, Americans and Europeans rushed to Montana and the Dakotas to fulfill their own American dream in the first decade of this century. Raban's stunning evocation of the harrowing, desperate reality
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Forever Free: The Story of Emancipation and Reconstruction by Eric Foner
Forever Free: The Story of Emancipation and Reconstruction

From one of our most distinguished historians, a new examination of the vitally important years of Emancipation and Reconstruction during and immediately following the Civil War–a necessary reconsideration that emphasizes the era's political and
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Eric Foner30 Oct 2014$16.95

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Treatise on the Gods by H. L. Mencken
Treatise on the Gods

"I am quite convinced that all religions, at bottom, are pretty much alike. On the surface they may seem to differ greatly, but what appears on the surface is not always religion. Go beneath it, and one finds invariably the same sense of helplessness before
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Panther Soup: Travels Through Europe in War and Peace by John Gimlette
Panther Soup: Travels Through Europe in War and Peace

Beautifully blending contemporary travel writing and military history, John Gimlette travels across Europe in the footsteps of one of the greatest armies ever assembled: the United States forces of 1944-45. In 2004, John Gimlette set off across Europe
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Corregidor, The Rock Force Assault, 1945 by E. M. Flanagan Jr.
Corregidor, The Rock Force Assault, 1945

"The two-week battle for Corregidor was complicated by the American's gross underestimation of enemy strength: expecting a few hundred demoralized defenders, they encountered more than 6,000 Japanese soldiers and marines deployed in tunnels and caves,
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China Wakes: The Struggle for the Soul of a Rising Power by Nicholas D. Kristof & Sheryl Wudunn
China Wakes: The Struggle for the Soul of a Rising Power

The definitive book on China's uneasy transformation into an economic and political superpower by two Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporters. An insightful and thought-provoking analysis of daily life in China, China Wakes is an exemplary work
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Sheryl Wudunn
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Eisenhower: The White House Years by Jim Newton
Eisenhower: The White House Years

"Newton's contribution is as cogent an inventory of Eisenhower's White House years as I've ever read. He blends masterful writing with historic detail and provides the value-added of Ike as the man and the leader."
—Chuck Hagel, Distinguished Professor,
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Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin, & the Great Depression by Alan Brinkley
Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin, & the Great Depression

The study of two demagogues, whose vast popularity explains much about Depression-era America.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Sex and the Citadel: Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World by Shereen El Feki
Sex and the Citadel: Intimate Life in a Changing Arab World

**Kirkus Best Books of the Year (2013)**

If you really want to know a people, start by looking inside their bedrooms.

As political change sweeps the streets and squares, the parliaments and presidential palaces of the Arab world, Shereen El Feki

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Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey by Lillian Schlissel
Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey

An expanded edition of one of the most original and provocative works of American history of the last decade, which documents the pioneering experiences and grit of American frontier women.
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Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard
Destiny of the Republic: A Tale of Madness, Medicine and the Murder of a President

James A. Garfield was one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president. Born into abject poverty, he rose to become a wunderkind scholar, a Civil War hero, and a renowned and admired reformist congressman. Nominated for president against his will,
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Flash Point North Korea: The Pueblo and EC-121 Crisis by Richard Mobley
Flash Point North Korea: The Pueblo and EC-121 Crisis

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The Bonfire Of Berlin by Helga Schneider
The Bonfire Of Berlin

Abandoned by her mother, who left to pursue a career as a camp guard at Auschwitz-Birkenau, loathed by her step-mother, cooped up in a cellar, starved, parched, lonely amidst the fetid crush of her neighbours, Helga Schneider endured the horrors of wartime
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Helga Schneider11 Aug 2014$16.98

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Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1933-1945 by Saul Friedlander
Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1933-1945

Nazi Germany and the Jews, 1933-1945 is an abridged edition of Saul Friedländer's definitive Pulitzer Prize-winning two-volume history of the Holocaust: Nazi Germany and the Jews: The Years of Persecution, 1933-1939 and The Years of Extermination:

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Saul Friedlander28 Mar 2009$16.99

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Rough Crossings by Simon Schama
Rough Crossings

If you were black in America at the start of the Revolutionary War, which side would you want to win?

When the last British governor of Virginia declared that any rebel-owned slave who escaped and served the king would be emancipated, tens of thousands

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Simon Schama1 May 2009$16.99

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The Sistine Secrets by Benjamin Blech
The Sistine Secrets

Five hundred years ago Michelangelo began work on a painting that became one of the most famous pieces of art in the worldâ€"the Sistine Chapel ceiling. Every year millions of people come to see Michelangelo's Sistine ceiling, which is the largest fresco
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Benjamin Blech24 Oct 2009$16.99

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The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land by Thomas Asbridge
The Crusades: The Authoritative History of the War for the Holy Land

From a renowned historian who writes with "maximum vividness" (The New Yorker) comes the most authoritative, readable single-volume history of the brutal struggle for the Holy Land.

Nine hundred years ago, a vast Christian army, summoned to holy war

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Thomas Asbridge28 Mar 2010$16.99

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Pure Massacre - Soldiers Reflect on Rwandan Genocide by Kevin O'Halloran
Pure Massacre - Soldiers Reflect on Rwandan Genocide

Rwanda is no stranger to violence. In 1994, an orgy of killing swept across the tiny land-locked nation and genocide, the size and magnitude unseen since the Hitler horrors of WWII, erupted. Around one million men, women and children were mercilessly shot,
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Kevin O'Halloran2 Jun 2010$16.99

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Murder City: Ciudad Juarez and the Global Economy's New Killing Fields by Charles Bowden
Murder City: Ciudad Juarez and the Global Economy's New Killing Fields

Ciudad Juárez lies just across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas. A once-thriving border town, it now resembles a failed state. Infamously known as the place where women disappear, its murder rate exceeds that of Baghdad. Last year 1,607 people were
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Charles Bowden3 Jun 2010$16.99

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Museum of Thieves by Lian Tanner
Museum of Thieves

Separation Day

Goldie Roth hated the punishment chains. She hated them more than anything--except perhaps for the Blessed Guardians. As the heavy brass cuffs snapped around her wrists and the weight of the chains fell on her shoulders, she stared sullenly

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Lian Tanner2 Oct 2010$16.99

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History of the Mafia by Salvatore Lupo
History of the Mafia

When we think of the Italian Mafia, we think of Marlon Brando, Tony Soprano, and the Corleones—iconic actors and characters who give shady dealings a mythical pop presence. Yet these sensational depictions take us only so far. The true story of the
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Salvatore Lupo17 Nov 2010$16.99

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Engines of War: How Wars Were Won & Lost on the Railways by Christian Wolmar
Engines of War: How Wars Were Won & Lost on the Railways

The dramatic 100-year history of how trains became weapons, and transformed forever the nature of war
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Christian Wolmar17 Nov 2010$16.99

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The Attack on Pearl Harbor by Alan Zimm
The Attack on Pearl Harbor

The December 7th, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor has been portrayed by historians as a dazzling success, "brilliantly conceived and meticulously planned." With most American historians concentrating on command errors and the story of participants' experiences,
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Alan Zimm10 Sep 2011$16.99

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Sacrifice on the Steppe by Hope Hamilton
Sacrifice on the Steppe

When Germany's Sixth Army advanced to Stalingrad in 1942, its long-extended flanks were mainly held by its allied armies-the Romanians, Hungarians, and Italians. But as history tells us, these flanks quickly caved in before the massive Soviet counter-offensive
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Hope Hamilton10 Sep 2011$16.99

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Fogg in the Cockpit by Richard P. Fogg & Janet R. Fogg
Fogg in the Cockpit

Renowned for decades as the world's foremost railroad artist, Howard Fogg's career spanned half a century and some twelve hundred paintings. However, while his art has been welcomed for decades, few of his enthusiasts have been aware of his prior career,
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Richard P. Fogg &
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Erich Von Manstein by Benoit Lemay
Erich Von Manstein

A selection of the Military Book Club To many close students of World War II, von Manstein is already considered to be the greatest commander of the war, if not the entire 20th century. He devised the plan that conquered France in 1940, thence led an infantry
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Benoit Lemay11 Sep 2011$16.99

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Holy Wars by Gary L. Rashba
Holy Wars

Today's Arab-Israeli conflict, ever-present in the news, is merely the latest iteration of an unending history of violence in the Holy Land-a region that is unsurpassed as witness to a kaleidoscopic military history involving forces from across the world
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Gary L. Rashba12 Sep 2011$16.99

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Plenty of Blame to Go Around by Eric Wittenberg & J. David Petruzzi
Plenty of Blame to Go Around

June 1863. The Gettysburg Campaign is in its opening hours. Harness jingles and hoofs pound as Confederate cavalryman James Ewell Brown (JEB) Stuart leads his three brigades of veteran troopers on a ride that triggers one of the Civil War's most bitter
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America: The Last Best Hope (Volume III) by William J. Bennett
America: The Last Best Hope (Volume III)

Author, historian, and educator William J. Bennett examines America's last two decades.

Twenty years ago, John McCain was serving his second year in the Senate, and Colin Powell had just been promoted to chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. There

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William J. Bennett24 Oct 2011$16.99

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Embracing Israel/Palestine by Michael Lerner
Embracing Israel/Palestine

A major modern conundrum is how the Arab/Israel conflict remains unresolved and, seemingly, unresolvable. In this inspirational book, Rabbi Michael Lerner suggests that a change in consciousness is crucial. With clarity and honesty, he examines how the
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Michael Lerner25 Nov 2011$16.99

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Nothing Will Separate Us by Charlotte Rogers Brown
Nothing Will Separate Us

Nothing Will Separate Us is the story of Donna Killoughey Bird whose husband, Gary, was the only resident of Arizona killed in the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11. More than a memoir, it is a testament to the enduring connections
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Charlotte Rogers Brown5 Dec 2011$16.99

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Divided We Stand by Eric Darton
Divided We Stand

A perspective on urban culture in the latter part of the 20th century through the lens of the World Trade Center.
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Eric Darton12 Dec 2011$16.99

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Rashness of That Hour by Robert Wynstra
Rashness of That Hour

No commander in the Army of Northern Virginia suffered more damage to his reputation at Gettysburg than did Brig. Gen. Alfred Holt Iverson. In little more than an hour during the early afternoon of July 1, 1863, much of his brigade (the 5th, 12th, 20th,
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Robert Wynstra12 Dec 2011$16.99

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First Battle by Otto Lehrack
First Battle

The First Battle is a graphic account of the first major clash of the Viet Nam War. On August 18, 1965, regiment fought regiment on the Van Tuong Peninsula near the new Marine base at Chu Lai. On the American side were three battalions of Marines under
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Otto Lehrack7 Jan 2012$16.99

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Exodus from the Alamo by Phillip Tucker
Exodus from the Alamo

A Selection of the Military and History Book Clubs A startling new analysis of one of America's most glorious battles . . . Contrary to movie and legend, we now know that the defenders of the Alamo in the war for Texan independence-including Davy Crockett,
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Phillip Tucker24 Jan 2012$16.99

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Reaping the Whirlwind by Nigel Cawthorne
Reaping the Whirlwind

This title offers an amazing insight into the events of World War II through the eyes of those who fought against the Allied forces in all theatres of the war.

It features many previously unpublished accounts of the war from German and Japanese soldiers,

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Nigel Cawthorne3 Feb 2012$16.99

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Sustainable Rose Garden by Pat Shanley & Peter Kukielski
Sustainable Rose Garden

The guide to creating a NEW generation of American roses . . . This work brings together experts from around the world to inform gardeners about developments in the new-irresistible yet long overdue-trend toward creating environmentally friendly yet enduring
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Pat Shanley &
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After the War by David E. Hardin
After the War

"Show me a hero and I will write you a tragedy," said F. Scott Fitzgerald. Perhaps no event in American history better illustrates this view than the Civil War and its principal players in the years after the conflict. The value of military glory and tiesto
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David E. Hardin15 Feb 2012$16.99

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Burden of Guilt by Daniel Allen Butler
Burden of Guilt

The conflagration that consumed Europe in August 1914 had been a long time in coming-and yet it need never have happened at all. For though all the European powers were prepared to accept a war as a resolution to the tensions which were fermenting across
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Daniel Allen Butler17 Feb 2012$16.99

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Unknown Soldiers by Mark A. Snell
Unknown Soldiers

The Great War remembered -- "This book is not a history of World War I, nor is it a history of the American Expeditionary Forces (AEF) on the Western Front. Rather, it is a collection of essays that examines how the wartime generation and those that followed
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Mark A. Snell31 Mar 2012$16.99

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Scars to Prove It by Craig Warren
Scars to Prove It

History as fiction's muse -- "When the first cannon sounded over Charleston Harbor in 1861, it announced the beginning of an American literary phenomenon. Readers North and South hungered for imaginative writing about the escalating war, and canny publishers
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Craig Warren1 Apr 2012$16.99

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Barrel of a Gun by Al Venter
Barrel of a Gun

"Anybody who says that the pen is mightier than the sword hasn't spent time in Somalia, or in Beirut during its bloody heyday." So begins this fascinating memoir of a journalist, filmmaker, and just plain raconteur who has made a career of examining warfare-on
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LBJ's Hired Gun by John Gebhart & Aa
LBJ's Hired Gun

Many Vietnam memoirs have appeared in recent years, but not a single one has the humor, pathos, poignancy, and often sheer hilarity of John J. Gebhart's riveting LBJ'S Hired Gun. As Gebhart tells it, he was a "smart-mouthed college boy" who joined the
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Eastern Inferno by Hans Roth
Eastern Inferno

This book presents the remarkable personal journals of a German soldier who participated in Operation Barbarossa and subsequent battles on the Eastern Front, revealing the combat experience of the German-Russian War as seldom seen before. Hans Roth was
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Leader Born by Alton Gilbert
Leader Born

John S. 'Slew' McCain was an old-school sailor. Wiry, profane, a cusser and a gambler, he reminded more than one observer of 'Popeye.' He was also a pioneer in the hard-hitting naval tactics that brought Imperial Japan to its knees. McCain graduated from
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Abraham Lincoln and the Structure of Reason by David Hirsch & Dan Van Haften
Abraham Lincoln and the Structure of Reason

The authors broke "Lincoln's code" regarding how he wrote his speeches. Unknown to previous Lincoln scholars, he used a regular template and it is replicatable. Anyone can do it. We prove it in our book, explain it line by line, and show you how it is
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Luftwaffe Fighter Ace by Norbert Hanning
Luftwaffe Fighter Ace

Herr Norbert Hanning's wartime career makes for fascinating and highly informative reading on an aspect of the 1939-45 air war not often covered in the English language; primarily that of the campaign against the Soviet Union. He was one of the midwar-generation
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Africa's Liberation: The Legacy of Nyerere by Chambi Chachage
Africa's Liberation: The Legacy of Nyerere

Julius Kambarage Nyerere, the first president of Tanzania, was a Pan-Africanist and an internationalist, and this book includes contributions from leading commentators-those who worked and fought imperialism alongside Nyerere, members of a younger generation,
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American Guerrilla by Mike Guardia
American Guerrilla

A main selection of the Military Book Club and a selection of the History Book Club. With his parting words "I shall return," General Douglas MacArthur sealed the fate of the last American forces on Bataan. Yet one young Army Captain named Russell Volckmann
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Musket and Tomahawk by Michael O. Logusz
Musket and Tomahawk

A comprehensive look at the brutal wilderness war that secured America's independence . . . With Musket and Tomahawk is a vivid account of the American and British struggles in the sprawling wilderness region of the northeast during the Revolutionary War.
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Michael O. Logusz16 Apr 2012$16.99

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Strangling the Confederacy by Kevin Dougherty
Strangling the Confederacy

A selection of the Military Book Club While the Civil War is mainly remembered for its epic battles between the Northern and Southern armies, the Union was simultaneously waging another campaign-dubbed "Anaconda"-that was gradually depriving the South
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Kevin Dougherty16 Apr 2012$16.99

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Jump Commander by Mark Alexander
Jump Commander

A selection of the Military Book Club Col. Mark James Alexander was the only airborne officer to lead three different battalions into combat in World War II, successively commanding the 2d and 1st Battalions, 505 Parachute Infantry Regiment, and the 2nd
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Marine Corps Tank Battles in Korea by Oscar Gilbert
Marine Corps Tank Battles in Korea

The outbreak of the Korean conflict caught America (and the Marine Corps) unprepared. The Corps' salvation was the existence of its Organized Reserve (an organization rich in veterans of the fighting in World War II), the availability of modern equipment
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Oscar Gilbert19 Apr 2012$16.99

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Tirpitz by Niklas Zetterling & Michael Tamelander
Tirpitz

The story of the battleship Tirpitz-Bismarck's sister ship-and the desperate Allied efforts to destroy it . . . After the Royal Navy's bloody high seas campaign to kill the mighty Bismarck, the Allies were left with an uncomfortable truth-the German behemoth
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Niklas Zetterling &
Michael Tamelander
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Forsaken Warriors by Robert Tonsetic
Forsaken Warriors

An inside account of the South Vietnamese elites who strove to carry on the war against the Communists during the U.S. Army's withdrawal . . . The book is a personal memoir of the author's service as a US Army advisor during the end-stages of America's
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Dancing in the Glory of Monsters by Jason Stearns
Dancing in the Glory of Monsters

At the heart of Africa is Congo, a country the size of Western Europe, bordering nine other nations, that since 1996 has been wracked by a brutal and unstaunchable war in which millions have died. And yet, despite its epic proportions, it has received

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The American Revolution 100 by Michael Lanning & Michael Lanning
The American Revolution 100

The American Revolution 100 brings to life the monumental moments, bloody battles, and influential leaders who gave birth to a great nation.
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Michael Lanning &
Michael Lanning
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Ghosts of the ETO by Jonathan Gawne
Ghosts of the ETO

No history of the war in Europe has ever taken into account the actions of the men of the US 23rd Special Troops. These men took part in over 22 deception operations against the German Army. Some of these operations had tremendous impact upon how the battles
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Jonathan Gawne22 Apr 2012$16.99

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Men of Barbarossa by Samuel Mitcham
Men of Barbarossa

The story of history's greatest military operation and the commanders who nearly led it to success . . . This book not only tells the story of Operation Barbarossa but describes the expertise, skills, and decision-making powers of the men who directed
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Samuel Mitcham23 Apr 2012$16.99

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Aid to Africa: Redeemer or Coloniser? by Hakima Abbas
Aid to Africa: Redeemer or Coloniser?

The current global economic crisis resurges the debate on aid to Africa-the largest global recipient-and this comprehensive volume explores the premise, history, and foundation upon which the concept of aid is based. It considers aid's relationship to
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Those Who Have Borne the Battle by James Wright
Those Who Have Borne the Battle

At the heart of the story of America's wars are our "citizen soldiers"—those hometown heroes who fought and sacrificed from Bunker Hill at Charlestown to Pointe du Hoc in Normandy, and beyond, without expectation of recognition or recompense. Americans

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James Wright25 Apr 2012$16.99

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Kennedy and the Berlin Wall by W. Smyser
Kennedy and the Berlin Wall

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Kennedy and the Berlin Wall by W. R. Smyser
Kennedy and the Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall Crisis dominated the presidency of John F. Kennedy from his inauguration in 1961 until his historic trip to the city in June 1963. W.R. Smyser's Kennedy and the Berlin Wall offers new insights into the Berlin events that riveted global
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Two Soldiers, Two Lost Fronts by Don A. Gregory & William R. Gehlen
Two Soldiers, Two Lost Fronts

On sand and snow for Hitler . . . This book is built around two recently discovered war diaries-one by a member of the 23rd Panzer Division which served under Manstein in Russia, and the other by a member of Rommel's AfrikaKorps. Together, along with detailed
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William R. Gehlen
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Twilight of the Gods by Thorolf Hillblad
Twilight of the Gods

Few new personal accounts by Waffen-SS soldiers appear in English; even fewer originate from the multitude of non-German European volunteers who formed such an important proportion of this service's manpower. Twilight of the Gods was originally written
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Thorolf Hillblad11 May 2012$16.99

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Maps of First Bull Run by Bradley Gottfried
Maps of First Bull Run

Bradley M. Gottfried's The Maps of First Bull Run: An Atlas of the First Bull Run (Manassas) Campaign, including the Battle of Ball's Bluff, June - October 1861 is the eagerly awaited companion volume to his bestselling The Maps of Gettysburg (2007, two
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Unpopular Mr. Lincoln by Larry Tagg
Unpopular Mr. Lincoln

Today, Abraham Lincoln is a beloved American icon, widely considered to be our best president. It was not always so. Larry Tagg's The Unpopular Mr. Lincoln is the first study of its kind to concentrate on what Lincoln's contemporaries actually thought
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Bismarck by Niklas Zetterling & Michael Tamelander
Bismarck

A gripping tale of heroism -and doom-on the high seas . . . The sinking of the German battleship Bismarck-a masterpiece of engineering, well-armored with a main artillery of eight 15-inch guns-was one of the most dramatic events of World War II. She left
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Niklas Zetterling &
Michael Tamelander
14 May 2012$16.99

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Colin Powell by Christopher O'Sullivan
Colin Powell

In this exploration of Colin Powell's career and character, Christopher D. O' Sullivan reveals several broad themes crucial to American foreign policy and yields insights into the evolution of American foreign and defense policy in the post-Vietnam, post
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Christopher O'Sullivan17 May 2012$16.99

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Portugal: The Impossible Revolution? by Maurice Brinton & Phil Mailer
Portugal: The Impossible Revolution?

This is the story of the political revolution in Portugal between April 25, 1974, and November 25, 1975, as seen and felt by a deeply committed participant. After the military coup in Portugal on April 25, 1974, the overthrow of almost 50 years of fascist
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Phil Mailer
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It Happened in Italy by Elizabeth Bettina
It Happened in Italy

One woman's discovery---and the incredible, unexpected journey it takes her on---of how her grandparent's small village of Campagna, Italy, helped save Jews during the Holocaust.

Take a journey with Elizabeth Bettina as she discovers much to her surprise,

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Reclaiming African History by Jacques Depelchin
Reclaiming African History

The thought-provoking essays in this volume show that it is possible to reconnect the histories of those who have been disconnected in Africa: shack dwellers, the poor, and the dispossessed. This analysis of African history demonstrates how people have
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Jacques Depelchin26 May 2012$16.99

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Footsoldier for Patton by Michael Bilder & James Bilder
Footsoldier for Patton

A brutally honest depiction of day-to-day combat in World War II . . . A rarely frank account of the U.S. infantry experience in northern Europe, A Foot Soldier for Patton takes the reader from the beaches of Normandy through the giddy drive across France,
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Michael Bilder &
James Bilder
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La Roja by Jimmy Burns
La Roja

La Roja takes us on a journey through some of the extraordinary characters, games and other activities that have defined Spanish soccer, from the early days when a few enthusiasts developed their talent, to the emergence of rival giants, FC Barcelona
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Front Burner by Kirk Lippold
Front Burner

The former Commander of the USS Cole tells the full story of the deadly terrorist attack on his ship and its frustrating, fateful aftermath
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Save the Last Bullet for Yourself by Rob Krott
Save the Last Bullet for Yourself

The down-to-earth memoir of a modern mercenary via Harvard . . . This is the tale of Rob Krott, a U.S. Army officer who after leaving active duty found adventure in the early days of the wars in Croatia, Bosnia and Somalia. Stripped of the glamour and
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Finland's War of Choice by Henrik Lunde
Finland's War of Choice

A selection of the Military Book Club. This book describes the odd coalition between Germany and Finland in World War II, and their joint military operations from 1941 to 1945. This is a topic often missing in English, though in stark contrast to the numerous
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Failure in the Saddle by David Powell
Failure in the Saddle

Confederate cavalry has a storied and favorable relationship with the history of the Civil War. Tales of raids and daring exploits create a whiff of lingering romance about the horse soldiers of the Lost Cause. Sometimes, however, romance obscures history.
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David Powell26 Jun 2012$16.99

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The Bang-Bang Club, movie tie-in: Snapshots From a Hidden War by Greg Marinovich & Joao Silva
The Bang-Bang Club, movie tie-in: Snapshots From a Hidden War

A gripping story of four remarkable young men—photographers, friends and rivals—who band together for protection in the final, violent days of white rule in South Africa.

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Greg Marinovich &
Joao Silva
28 Jun 2012$16.99

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The Assassin's Accomplice: Mary Surratt and the Plot to Kill Abraham Lincoln by Kate Clifford Clifford Larson
The Assassin's Accomplice: Mary Surratt and the Plot to Kill Abraham Lincoln

The true story of Mary Surratt, a shadowy figure behind the assassination of Abraham Lincoln-and the first woman executed by the federal government
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Kate Clifford Clifford Larson28 Jun 2012$16.99

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Haiti After the Earthquake by Paul Farmer
Haiti After the Earthquake

The acclaimed New York Times and IndieBound bestseller: “Farmer's passionate book bring(s) Haiti's appalling tragedy back to the world's attention" —Foreign Affairs
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Titanic: One Newspaper, Seven Days, and the Truth That Shocked the World by Stephen Hines
Titanic: One Newspaper, Seven Days, and the Truth That Shocked the World

Montreal, Monday (6.00 a.m.) April 15, 1912

TITANIC STRUCK AN ICEBERG. SENDS MARCONIGRAM ASKING FOR ASSISTANCE. VIRGINIAN GOING TO HER RESCUE.

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The Memory Factory: The Forgotten Women Artists of Vienna 1900 by Julie M. Johnson
The Memory Factory: The Forgotten Women Artists of Vienna 1900

The Memory Factory introduces an English-speaking public to the significant women artists of Vienna at the turn of the twentieth century, each chosen for her aesthetic innovations and participation in public exhibitions. These women played important public
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Julie M. Johnson28 Jul 2012$16.99

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British Rifle Man: The Journals and Correspondence of Major George Simmons by Major George Simmons
British Rifle Man: The Journals and Correspondence of Major George Simmons

One of the best and most justly famous of the many memoirs of a serving British soldier during the Napoleonic Wars. Born in Beverley in east Yorkshire, George Simmons began his military life in 1805 as Assistant Surgeon in the LIncoln Militia. He subsequently
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Bombay Artillery List of Officers by Colonel F. W. M. Spring
Bombay Artillery List of Officers

The last and best of three lists of officers of the HEIC Artilleries. After opening with an outline chronology, provides long lists of officers in their various appointments in each Company and Troop. Further gives details for each unit showing its campaign
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Colonel F. W. M. Spring4 Aug 2012$16.99

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Campaign of 1866 in Germany - The Prussian Official History by Colonel Von Wright & M. Henry Hozier
Campaign of 1866 in Germany - The Prussian Official History

Official History of the campaign of 1866 (also known as the Seven Weeks War), betwen Prussian and Austria & her allies. Austria mustered support from the German states fearful of Prussia's growing power: Bavaria, Hanover, Saxony & Hesse and fought the
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Colonel Von Wright &
M. Henry Hozier
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The Bugle Sounds: Life in the Foreign Legion by Major Zinovi Pechkoff
The Bugle Sounds: Life in the Foreign Legion

No military unit - not even the SAS - has been more glamourised, fictionalised, or been the subject of more myth-making than the French Foreign Legion. But despite the hype, quality first-hand accounts of life in the ranks of France's cosmopolitan elite
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Bolos and Barishynas (Archangel 1919) by G. R. Singleton-Gates
Bolos and Barishynas (Archangel 1919)

The unusual title masks a barely remembered episode in British naval and military history. The Sadleir-Jackson Brigade and the Altham Flotilla were part of Britain's 'Forlorn Hope' forces - sent to Russia in a bid to reverse the 1917 Bolshevik revolution
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G. R. Singleton-Gates4 Aug 2012$16.99

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The Crisis in the Punjab from the 10th of May until the Fall of Delhi (1857) by Frederic Cooper
The Crisis in the Punjab from the 10th of May until the Fall of Delhi (1857)

A vivid account of the first four months of the Mutiny, detailing the fate met by many mutinous regiments including the annihilation of the disarmed 26th Bengal NI by the author's command: "ten by ten the sepoys were called forth. Their names having been
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Frederic Cooper4 Aug 2012$16.99

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The History of General Sir Charles Napier's Conquest of Scinde by Lieutenant-General Sir W. F. P. Napier
The History of General Sir Charles Napier's Conquest of Scinde

Peccavi' - the Latin for 'I have sinned' - was the punning one-word telegram with which General Sir Charles Napier announced to the world his 1843 capture of Scinde (or Sind). Napier, a much wounded 61-year-old veteran of the Peninsula War, was placed
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Ambushes and Surprises by Colonel G. B. Malleson
Ambushes and Surprises

Ambushes and surprise attacks are tactics as old as warfare itself. This instructive and interesting book, written by a distinguished Victorian soldier and military historian, describes and analyses some of history's most famous military ambushes - including
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The 54th Infantry Brigade: 1914-1918 by 54th Infantry
The 54th Infantry Brigade: 1914-1918

This book has a subtitle: 'Some Records of Battle and Laughter in France' which sets the tone of this history, the history of one of the most remarkable brigades that fought on the Western Front, part of one of the most remarkable divisions. The 18th (Eastern)
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In Abor Jungles: Being an Account of the Abor Expedition, the Mishmi Mission and the Miri Mission by Angus Hamilton
In Abor Jungles: Being an Account of the Abor Expedition, the Mishmi Mission and the Miri Mission

A full and comprehensive account of a classic punitive expedition to subdue and settle three tribes - the Abors, the Mishmis and the Miris - in and around Aborland on the frontiers of Assam and China in British-ruled India. The 1911 Abor Expedition under
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Angus Hamilton4 Aug 2012$16.99

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A Medico's Luck in the War: Being Reminiscences of R.A.M.C. Work with the 51st (Highland) Division by Colonel David Rorie
A Medico's Luck in the War: Being Reminiscences of R.A.M.C. Work with the 51st (Highland) Division

This memoir is subtitled 'Reminiscences of RAMC Work With The Highland Division.' The author was OC 1/2nd Highland Field Ambulance and later ADMS (Assistant Director of Medical Services) 51st Highland Division. The holder of that appointment was the senior
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Napoleon as a General - Volume II by Yorck von Wartenburg
Napoleon as a General - Volume II

There are many books about Napoleon, and some of them attempt to analyse his particular brand of military genius. Almost all these books owe a tremendous debt to Colonel Count Yorck von Wartenburg. His book was published at the end of the nineteenth Century
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Napoleon as a General - Volume I by Yorck von Wartenburg
Napoleon as a General - Volume I

There are many books about Napoleon, and some of them attempt to analyse his particular brand of military genius. Almost all these books owe a tremendous debt to Colonel Count Yorck von Wartenburg. His book was published at the end of the nineteenth Century
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Peninsular Sketches - Volume 2 by W. H. Maxwell
Peninsular Sketches - Volume 2

Volume 2 of 2. Eye-witness accounts and memoirs of the Peninsula War by ordinary soldiers who took part in the campaign have deservedly acquired a high reputation for the vivid picture they give us of life in Wellington's army and their insights into a
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Peninsular Sketches - Volume 1 by W. H. Maxwell
Peninsular Sketches - Volume 1

Volume 1 of 2. Eye-witness accounts and memoirs of the Peninsula War by ordinary soldiers who took part in the campaign have deservedly acquired a high reputation for the vivid picture they give us of life in Wellington's army and their insights into a
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The East India Company's Arsenals & Manufactories by Brigadier-General H. A. Young
The East India Company's Arsenals & Manufactories

To those who wonder how Britain's East India Company managed to dominate the vast Indian sub-continent, this book provides at least part of the answer. Written by a former Indian Army officer, it describes the company's military organisation in India,
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A Boy in the Peninsular War by Robert Blakeney
A Boy in the Peninsular War

The Peninsular War was the first of Britain's many foreign conflicts in which increasing literacy produced a bumper crop of memoirs, not only by Generals and senior officers, but by ordinary rankers and subalterns too. This book is one of the very best.
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Five Years in Turkey by Otto Liman von Sanders
Five Years in Turkey

Otto Liman von Sanders (1855-1929) will always be associated with the Dardanelles campaign in which he commanded the Turkish Fifth Army, the army that defended Gallipoli, defeated the allied invasion and, after a campaign lasting some eight months (April-December
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8th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry 1939-1945 by Major P. J. Lewis & Major I. R. English
8th Battalion The Durham Light Infantry 1939-1945

Few regiments in the British army played such a prominent and widespread part in the Second World War as the Durham Light Infantry. This is the full official account of the 8th battalion of the regiment's role in the conflict in which the DLI in general,
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Major P. J. Lewis &
Major I. R. English
5 Aug 2012$16.99

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The 4th (Queen's Own) Hussars in the Great War by Captain H. K. D. Evans & Major N. O. Laing
The 4th (Queen's Own) Hussars in the Great War

In his foreword to this book, Winston Churchill rightly calls it a 'plain yet careful record of the fortunes and services of the 4th (Queen's Own) Hussars in the Great War (which) deserves and will repay attentive study from those to whom the history of
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Captain H. K. D. Evans &
Major N. O. Laing
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8th (King's Royal Irish) Hussars - Diary of the South African War: 1900-1902 by J. W. Morton
8th (King's Royal Irish) Hussars - Diary of the South African War: 1900-1902

This diary is written from notes made daily by the author when he was signal sergeant to Lieutenant-Colonel P.L.Clowes, who commanded the regiment during the war until October 1901, and afterwards from notes made when he was a squadron sergeant-major and
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Forever Young: A Life of Adventure in Air and Space by John W. Young & James R. Hansen
Forever Young: A Life of Adventure in Air and Space

He walked on the Moon. He flew six space missions in three different programs--more than any other human. He served with NASA for more than four decades. His peers called him the "astronaut's astronaut."

Enthusiasts of space exploration have long waited

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John W. Young &
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Yiddish by Miriam Weinstein
Yiddish

This first-ever popular history of Yiddish is so full of life that it reads like a biography of the language.

For a thousand years Yiddish was the glue that held a people together. Through the intimacies of daily use, it linked European Jews with their

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Hacks, Sycophants, Adventurers, and Heroes: Madison's Commanders in the War of 1812 by Colonel David Fitz-Enz
Hacks, Sycophants, Adventurers, and Heroes: Madison's Commanders in the War of 1812

Often confused by advisors of little military talent, President James Madison put his trust and that of the people in the grasp of hacks, sycophants, adventurers, and a few good men. This is the story of the good, the bad, and the outrageous that held
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Bailouts: Public Money, Private Profit by Robert E. Wright
Bailouts: Public Money, Private Profit

Today's financial crisis is the result of dismal failures on the part of regulators, market analysts, and corporate executives. Yet the response of the American government has been to bail out the very institutions and individuals that have wrought such

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Robert E. Wright19 Aug 2012$16.99

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Sideshow: Dumbing Down Democracy by Lindsay Tanner
Sideshow: Dumbing Down Democracy

Under siege from commercial pressures and technological innovation, the Australian media are retreating into an entertainment frame that has little tolerance for complex social and economic issues. In turn, politicians and political parties are adapting
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Lindsay Tanner24 Aug 2012$16.99

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The Adventures of Dunsterforce by Major-General L. C. Dunsterville
The Adventures of Dunsterforce

Dunsterforce', named after its intrepid commander, Maj.-Gen. L.C. Dunsterville, was the small, secret expedition, known from its clandestine nature as 'the Hush-Hush army', sent to the Caucasus at the end of 1917 in a bid to nip Russia's Bolshevik revolution
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Major-General L. C. Dunsterville17 Sep 2012$16.99

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The Dardanelles by Maj-Gen Sir C. E. Callwell
The Dardanelles

This volume is one of a series entitled Campaigns and their Lessons. The author, C.E.Calwell (1859-1928) had retired as a colonel five years before the outbreak of war. He was recalled, promoted to Temp Major-General and appointed Director of Military
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The Cruise of the Pearl: with an Account of the Operations of the Naval Brigade in India 1857-1858 by Rev. E. A. Williams
The Cruise of the Pearl: with an Account of the Operations of the Naval Brigade in India 1857-1858

An exciting account of a unique episode in the Indian Mutiny of 1857-58. As the author, who was naval Chaplain aboard 'H.M.S Pearl', says in his introduction: 'This is, I believe, the only example in English history of officers and seamen of the Royal
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Myopic Grandeur: The Ambivalence of French Foreign Policy toward the Far East, 1919-1945 by John E. Dreifort
Myopic Grandeur: The Ambivalence of French Foreign Policy toward the Far East, 1919-1945

General Charles de Gaulle once said, France cannot be France without greatness. France's effort to maintain its presence as a great world power is the subject of Myopic Grandeur, the first major study of French foreign policy initiatives in the Far East
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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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Greg Campbell14 Oct 2012$16.99

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The Romance of History: Essays in Honor of Lawrence S. Kaplan by Scott L. Bills
The Romance of History: Essays in Honor of Lawrence S. Kaplan

The Romance of History is a collection of articles and essays which reflects the varied professional interests of eminent diplomatic historian Lawrence S. Kaplan. The collection is drawn largely from Kaplan's former students?accomplished scholars in their
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Labor Market Politics and the Great War: The Department of Labor, the States, and the First U.S. Employment Service, 1907-1933 by William J. Breen
Labor Market Politics and the Great War: The Department of Labor, the States, and the First U.S. Employment Service, 1907-1933

The Department of Labor seized the opportunity provided by the chaotic labor market conditions during World War I to expand the US Employment Service (USES) and to establish control of the national labor market. That attempt provoked a reaction on the
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William J. Breen20 Oct 2012$16.99

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The Life and Raigne of King Edward the Sixth by Barrett L. Beer
The Life and Raigne of King Edward the Sixth

Barrett Beer here presents the first scholarly edition of Sir John Hayward's Life and Raigne of King Edward VI, the earliest biography of the last Tudor king. Originally published in 1630 and again in 1636, Hayward's account was reprinted in White Kennett's
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Barrett L. Beer20 Oct 2012$16.99

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The Peace Corps in Cameroon by Julius A. Amin
The Peace Corps in Cameroon

The Peace Corps was established in 1961 during the Kennedy administration, symbolizing a new direction in foreign policymaking for the United States. Founded on large aid programs staffed by volunteers, the agency's primary goal was to help modernize Third
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Julius A. Amin20 Oct 2012$16.99

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The Israel Test: Why the World's Most Besieged State is a Beacon of Freedom and Hope for the World Economy by George Gilder
The Israel Test: Why the World's Most Besieged State is a Beacon of Freedom and Hope for the World Economy

In this book, George Gilder asserts that widespread antagonism toward the current state of Israel springs from, like anti-Semitism everywhere, envy of superior accomplishment. Israel's sudden rise as a world capitalist and technological power, he argues,
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George Gilder24 Oct 2012$16.99

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The USA and The World 2012 by David M. Keithly
The USA and The World 2012

Instant interpretive history is a difficult and demanding task, and certainly more of an art than some would suggest. 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
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David M. Keithly24 Oct 2012$16.99

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The Middle East and South Asia 2012 by Malcolm Russell
The Middle East and South Asia 2012

This volume is designed to place in context the passionate controversies and emotional attachments of the two billion people who live, study, work, love, and die in the Middle East and South Asia. Understanding these regions means more than annually-updated
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Malcolm Russell24 Oct 2012$16.99

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East and Southeast Asia 2012 by Steven Leibo
East and Southeast Asia 2012

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. Broad introductory regional and comparative
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Steven Leibo24 Oct 2012$16.99

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The Business of Captivity: Elmira and Its Civil War Prison by Michael Gray
The Business of Captivity: Elmira and Its Civil War Prison

Gray's study of the economic and social impact of the Union prison at Elmira, New York, on the host community offers new insights in the social history of the war. The author's conclusions are based on new, little-known, or never-used archival materials.
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Michael Gray8 Nov 2012$16.99

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Robert E. Lee and the Fall of the Confederacy, 1863-1865 by Ethan S. Rafuse
Robert E. Lee and the Fall of the Confederacy, 1863-1865

In this reexamination of the last two years of Lee's storied military career, Ethan S. Rafuse offers a clear, informative, and insightful account of Lee's ultimately unsuccessful struggle to defend the Confederacy against a relentless and determined foe.
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Ethan S. Rafuse28 Nov 2012$16.99

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Roer River Battles by David Higgins
Roer River Battles

A selection of the Military Book Club Following the Allied breakout from the Normandy beachhead in July 1944, the vaunted German Army seemed on the verge of collapse. As British and US forces fanned out across northwestern France, enemy resistance unexpectedly
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David Higgins30 Nov 2012$16.99

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American Influence in Greece, 1917-1929 by Louis P. Cassimatis
American Influence in Greece, 1917-1929

The diplomatic relations between Greece and the United States in the interwar period have received scant attention from historians, primarily because of the non-political and non-military role of the United States in that part of the world prior to the
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Three Days at Gettysburg: Essays on Confederate and Union Leadership by Gary Gallagher
Three Days at Gettysburg: Essays on Confederate and Union Leadership

No Civil War Military campaign has inspired as much controversy about leadership as has Gettysburg. Because it was a defining event for both the Army of the Potomac and the Army of Northern Virginia, the debates began almost immediately after the battle,
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Gary Gallagher6 Dec 2012$16.99

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The Journey from Tollgate to Parkway: African Canadians in Hamilton by Adrienne Shadd
The Journey from Tollgate to Parkway: African Canadians in Hamilton

The Journey from Tollgate to Parkway examines the history of blacks in the Ancaster-Burlington-Hamilton area, their struggle for justice and equality in education and opportunity, and their achievements, presented in a fascinating and meticulously researched
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Adrienne Shadd17 Dec 2012$16.99

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Thunder on the River: The Civil War in Northeast Florida by Daniel L. Schafer
Thunder on the River: The Civil War in Northeast Florida

When the Civil War finally came to North Florida, it did so with an intermittent fury that destroyed much of Jacksonville and scattered its residents. The city was taken four separate times by Federal forces but abandoned after each of the first three

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Daniel L. Schafer24 Dec 2012$16.99

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Merchant Mariners at War by George J. Billy & Christine M. Billy
Merchant Mariners at War

Thousands of cargo ships sailed in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters of World War II manned by young men who braved blockades, torpedoes, and bombings to deliver vital supplies to the Allied forces and make victory possible. These mariners have received

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George J. Billy &
Christine M. Billy
26 Dec 2012$16.99

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The Bedford Boys: One American Town's Ultimate D-day Sacrifice by Alex Kershaw
The Bedford Boys: One American Town's Ultimate D-day Sacrifice

Gripping... It's through books like this that those brave men, who fought so others could be free, live on. --Dallas Morning News
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Alex Kershaw30 Dec 2012$16.99

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Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story Of American Submarine Espionage by Sherry Sontag & Christopher Drew & Annette Lawrence Drew
Blind Man's Bluff: The Untold Story Of American Submarine Espionage

This real-life Hunt for Red October is a story Naval Intelligence doesn't want you to know: the dramatic history of America's highly clandestine, dangerous, and sometimes deadly submarine espionage missions, from the Cold War thorough the Clinton ad
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Sherry Sontag &
Christopher Drew &
Annette Lawrence Drew
31 Dec 2012$16.99

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Wars Against Napoleon by General Michel Franceschi & Ben Weider
Wars Against Napoleon

Popular and scholarly history presents a one-dimensional image of Napoleon as an inveterate instigator of war who repeatedly sought large-scale military conquests. General Franceschi and Ben Weider dismantle this false conclusion in The Wars Against Napoleon,
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General Michel Franceschi &
Ben Weider
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Duke - Carolina - Volumes 1-5 The Blue Blood Rivalry, The Master Collection by Art Chansky
Duke - Carolina - Volumes 1-5 The Blue Blood Rivalry, The Master Collection

Famed sportswriter and Tobacco Road basketball historian Art Chansky is releasing a digital version of his award-winning book, Blue Blood. Blue Blood details one of sport's greatest rivalries, Duke University and the University of North Carolina at
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Art Chansky7 Jan 2013$16.99

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Canberra by Paul Daley
Canberra

Canberra, Australia, is a city of orphans. People arrive temporarily for work, but stay when they discover the unanticipated promise and opportunity Canberra has to offer. An exploration of the city Australia loves to hate, this book shows that there is
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Paul Daley15 Jan 2013$16.99

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Major General Robert E Rodes of the Army of Northern Virginia by Darrell Collins
Major General Robert E Rodes of the Army of Northern Virginia

Jedediah Hotchkiss, Stonewall Jackson's renowned mapmaker, expressed the feelings of many contemporaries when he declared that Robert Rodes was the best division commander in the Army of Northern Virginia. This well-deserved accolade is all the more remarkable
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Darrell Collins17 Jan 2013$16.99

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Jews in the Gym: Judaism, Sports, and Athletics by Leonard J. Greenspoon
Jews in the Gym: Judaism, Sports, and Athletics

For some, the connection between Jews and athletics might seem far-fetched. But in fact, as is highlighted by the fourteen chapters in this collection, Jews have been participating in-and thinking about-sports for more than two thousand years. The articles
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Leonard J. Greenspoon4 Feb 2013$16.99

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Truth, Lies, and O-Rings: Inside the Space Shuttle <i>Challenger</i> Disaster by Allan J. McDonald & James R. Hansen
Truth, Lies, and O-Rings: Inside the Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster

On a cold January morning in 1986, NASA launched the Space Shuttle Challenger, despite warnings against doing so by many individuals, including Allan McDonald. The fiery destruction of Challenger on live television moments after launch remains an

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Allan J. McDonald &
James R. Hansen
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From Exile to Eden: A Family Journal by Jadwiga Szelazek Morrison
From Exile to Eden: A Family Journal

Combining history and hardship, battles and betrayal, miraculous escapes and death-defying encounters, From Exile to Eden chronicles one family's journey from deportation in Siberia to safety and freedom in America.

On February 10, 1940, the Szelazek

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Jadwiga Szelazek Morrison19 Feb 2013$16.99

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The Dragon, the Lion, and the Eagle: Chinese-British-American Relations, 1949-1958 by Qiang Zhai
The Dragon, the Lion, and the Eagle: Chinese-British-American Relations, 1949-1958

The establishment of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in 1949 and the subsequent conclusion of the Sino-Soviet Alliance Treaty destroyed the old balance of power in East Asia and introduced new forces into the international system. These developments
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Qiang Zhai9 Mar 2013$16.99

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Rebellion and Riot: Popular Disorder in England during the Reign of Edward VI by Barrett Beer
Rebellion and Riot: Popular Disorder in England during the Reign of Edward VI

The short reign of Edward VI was a turbulent one, even by Tudor standards. The kingdom was threatened by widespread unrest, riots, and rebellions among the common people. In this study, Beer looks at these dramatic events from the viewpoint of the rebellious
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Barrett Beer9 Mar 2013$16.99

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Kindly Medicine: Physio-Medicalism in America, 1836-1911 by John S. Haller Jr
Kindly Medicine: Physio-Medicalism in America, 1836-1911

Between 1836 and 1911, thirteen physio-medical colleges opened, and then closed, their doors. These authentic American schools, founded on a philosophy of so-called Physio-Medicalism, substituted botanical medicines for allopathy's mineral drugs and promoted
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John S. Haller Jr9 Mar 2013$16.99

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Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe 1762-1850: A Biography by Mary Beacock Fryer
Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe 1762-1850: A Biography

The diaries, letters, and sketches of Elizabeth Simcoe are drawn upon as sources in this portrayal of the energetic and remarkable woman who came to Upper Canada with her husband when he was appointed lieutenant governor.
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Mary Beacock Fryer16 Apr 2013$16.99

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Born in Blood: The Lost Secrets of Freemasonry by John J. Robinson
Born in Blood: The Lost Secrets of Freemasonry

Its mysterious symbols and rituals had been used in secret for centuries before Freemasonry revealed itself in London in 1717. Once known, Freemasonry spread throughout the world and attracted kings, emperors, and statesmen to take its sacred oaths. But
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John J. Robinson18 Apr 2013$16.99

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Confederate Tide Rising: Robert E. Lee and the Making of Southern Strategy, 1861-1862 by Joseph L. Harsh
Confederate Tide Rising: Robert E. Lee and the Making of Southern Strategy, 1861-1862

In this re-examination of Confederate war aims, Joseph L. Harsh analyzes the military policy and grand strategy adopted by Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis in the first two years of the Civil War. Recent critics of Lee have depicted him as a general of
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Dungeon, Fire and Sword: The Knights Templar in the Crusades by John J. Robinson
Dungeon, Fire and Sword: The Knights Templar in the Crusades

One of the most magnificent books... putting it down is almost impossible. -Ocala Star-Banner
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Battle Diary: From D-Day and Normandy to the Zuider Zee and Ve by Charles Cromwell Martin & Roy Whitsed
Battle Diary: From D-Day and Normandy to the Zuider Zee and Ve

A fast-paced account by a soldier who was twice decorated. Charlie Martin, company sergeant-major in the Queen's Own, was with his beloved A Company in all of the significant Normandy actions.
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From Horse Power to Horsepower: Toronto: 1890-1930 by Mike Filey
From Horse Power to Horsepower: Toronto: 1890-1930

As horse gave way to machine, the look of Toronto and the lifestyles of its inhabitants were irrevocably altered.
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I'd Rather Live in Buxton by Karen Shadd-Evelyn
I'd Rather Live in Buxton

When current and former residents of Buxton gather for Homecoming, they share memories of fishing for smelt, practising for the North Buxton Maple Leaf Band, building the local museums; of Sunday School picnics and grandma's pumpkin pies.

Buxton residents

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Karen Shadd-Evelyn4 May 2013$16.99

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More Battlefields of Canada by Mary Beacock Fryer
More Battlefields of Canada

A continuation of Fryers thorough and lively examination of Canadas military history.
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Whisky and Ice: The Saga of Ben Kerr, Canada's Most Daring Rumrunner by C. W. Hunt
Whisky and Ice: The Saga of Ben Kerr, Canada's Most Daring Rumrunner

During the 1920s, Ben Kerr was known as the "King of the Rumrunners" and was put at the top of the most wanted list by the U.S. Coast Guard.
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C. W. Hunt4 May 2013$16.99

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Escaping Hell: The Story of a Polish Underground Officer in Auschwitz and Buchenwald by Kon Pierkarski
Escaping Hell: The Story of a Polish Underground Officer in Auschwitz and Buchenwald

Escaping Hell is the compelling and true story of a heroic young Polish officer who survived the terror of five years in the prisons of Auschwitz and Buchenwald - where violence was meaningless because human life had lost all value.

During World War

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Kon Pierkarski4 May 2013$16.99

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Canada's Parliament Buildings by Mark Bourrie
Canada's Parliament Buildings

Behind the scenes of Parliament Hill: examining the architecture, heraldry, and history of the buildings.
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Toronto Sketches 5: The Way We Were by Mike Filey
Toronto Sketches 5: The Way We Were

These are collections of Mike Filey's best work from his popular and long-running Toronto Sun column, "The Way We Were."
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Mike Filey17 May 2013$16.99

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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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Mona D. Sizer28 May 2013$16.99

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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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Maria Rosa Henson28 May 2013$16.99

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My Season on the Kenai River: Fishing Alaska's Greatest Salmon River by Lew Freedman
My Season on the Kenai River: Fishing Alaska's Greatest Salmon River

Award-winning journalist and author Lew Freedman shares personal experiences, true stories, and humorous folklore of the pursuit of kings, reds, pinks (or "humpies"), and silvers from April to October on this famous river.
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Lew Freedman28 May 2013$16.99

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Richard Nixon: A Psychobiography by Vamik D. Volkan
Richard Nixon: A Psychobiography

Despite an abundance of literature on Richard Nixon, the man behind the most spectacular crash-and-burn career of modern political history has remained an enigma. What lay behind his obsessive hunger for power and control, his attacks against enemies real
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Vamik D. Volkan28 May 2013$16.99

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Detroit Rock City: The Uncensored History of Rock 'n' Roll in America's Loudest City by Steve Miller
Detroit Rock City: The Uncensored History of Rock 'n' Roll in America's Loudest City

The definitive account of rock in the city that has produced louder, prouder, more in-your-face rock than anywhere else on Earth

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The War of 1812 by Henry Adams
The War of 1812

This unsurpassed work illuminates the unpopular, blunder-filled War of 1812.
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The Honored Society: A Portrait of Italy's Most Powerful Mafia by Petra Reski
The Honored Society: A Portrait of Italy's Most Powerful Mafia

In the early hours of an August 2007 morning a gunfight broke out in an Italian restaurant in Duisburg, Germany; in less than five minutes over seventy shots were fired into the bodies of six men. Both the victims and the assassins were members of the
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Tom Dodge Talks About Texas: Radio Vignettes and Other Observations 1989-1999 by Tom Dodge
Tom Dodge Talks About Texas: Radio Vignettes and Other Observations 1989-1999

Tom Dodge is at his best when he talks about Texas. This collection of writings over the past decade includes his most poignant and provocative National Public Radio vignettes as well as longer pieces from newspapers and magazines. Here are the wry, sometimes
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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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The Gentle Warrior: General Oliver Prince Smith, USMC by Clifton La Bree
The Gentle Warrior: General Oliver Prince Smith, USMC

hed army units to safety, leaving o wounded behind and, in the process, destroying the effectiveness of several Chinese units. His brilliant performance during this military crisis was the crowning achievement of a lifetime dedicated to the service of
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The War of 1812: The War That Both Sides Won 2nd Edition by Wesley B. Turner
The War of 1812: The War That Both Sides Won 2nd Edition

An expanded and updated edition of the original, this investigation of the war for North America unveils new research and archaeological discoveries.
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Major General John Alexander McClernand: Politican in Uniform by Richard L. Kiper
Major General John Alexander McClernand: Politican in Uniform

John A. McClernand was a leading Democratic congressman from Illinois who in 1861 became a brigadier general in the Union army. Although a political general, he proved himself on the battlefield until he ran around of Ulysses S. Grant and was relieved
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Texas Bad Girls: Hussie, Harlots, and Horse Thieves by Lee J. Butts
Texas Bad Girls: Hussie, Harlots, and Horse Thieves

Sometimes humorous, sometimes tongue-in-cheek, sometimes deeply sad and moving - such are the biographies of fifteen Texas bad girls. Husband killers, run-of-the-mill murderers, whorehouse madams, prostitutes, gamblers, bank robbers, floozies - each contributes
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Che Guevara: A Biography by Daniel James
Che Guevara: A Biography

James provides an in-depth look at the Latin American revolutionary's formative years, and proceeds to examine Guevara's successes and failures in his international battles, to his desperate hours as a dying soldier.
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Che Guevara: A Biography by Daniel James
Che Guevara: A Biography

James provides an in-depth look at the Latin American revolutionary's formative years, and proceeds to examine Guevara's successes and failures in his international battles, to his desperate hours as a dying soldier.
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Julius Streicher: Nazi Editor of the Notorious Anti-semitic Newspaper Der Sturmer by Randall Bytwerk
Julius Streicher: Nazi Editor of the Notorious Anti-semitic Newspaper Der Sturmer

A look at the life and work of Julius Streicher (1885-1946) the editor of Der Sturmer a widely read anti-semitic weekly newspaper
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Hitler's Wave-Breaker Concept: An Analysis of the German End Game in the Baltic by Henrik Lunde
Hitler's Wave-Breaker Concept: An Analysis of the German End Game in the Baltic

Among the many controversies of World War II, prominent is the debate over Germany's strategy in the north of the Soviet Union, as the tide of war turned, and gigantic Russian armies began to close in on Berlin. In this long-awaited work, Henrik Lunde-former
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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 Grtner
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 Mller-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 Grtner
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 Grtner
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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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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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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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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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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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 &
David McKnight &
Bob Burton
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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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Wilhelm R. Gehlen &
Don A. Gregory
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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