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    The Master Plant: Tobacco in Lowland South America by Andrew Russell    Rainforest Cowboys: The Rise of Ranching and Cattle Culture in Western Amazonia by Jeffrey Hoelle    Social Identities in the Classic Maya Northern Lowlands: Gender, Age, Memory, and Place by Traci Ardren    Paddling & Pastimes: 6 Midwest Cities: The Rivers that Made Them the Baseball Teams that Entertained Them by Doc Fletcher    Rendezvous: Forbidden Land of the 'Nicobar Islands' by HPS Virk    Socks from Bungendore by Martha Rutledge    Egypt in the Future Tense: Hope, Frustration, and Ambivalence before and after 2011 by Samuli Schielke    Mapping Jewish Loyalties in Interwar Slovakia by Rebekah Klein-Pej?ov    Carlson's Marine Raiders - Makin Island 1942 by Gordon L. Rottman    Black London: The Imperial Metropolis and Decolonization in the Twentieth Century by Marc Matera    Another Little Piece of My Heart: My Life of Rock and Revolution in the '60s by Richard Goldstein    The Madman and the Assassin: The Strange Life of Boston Corbett, the Man Who Killed John Wilkes Booth by Scott Martelle    Printed Icon by Lisa Pon    Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land by Sandy Tolan    Fighting Hard: The Victorian Aborigines Advancement League by Richard Broome    Abe & Fido: Lincoln's Love of Animals and the Touching Story of His Favorite Canine Companion by Matthew Algeo    Liberty's First Crisis: Adams, Jefferson, and the Misfits Who Saved Free Speech by Charles Slack    A-3 Skywarrior Units of the Vietnam War by Rick Morgan    Master Thieves: The Boston Gangsters Who Pulled Off the World's Greatest Art Heist by Stephen Kurkjian    Season of '42: Joe D, Teddy Ballgame, and Baseball?s Fight to Survive a Turbulent First Year of War by Jack Cavanaugh    Armies of the War of the Triple Alliance 1864-70: Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay & Argentina by Gabriele Esposito    Lincoln and Grant: The Westerners Who Won the Civil War by Edward H. Bonekemper III    Appomattox 1865: Lee's Last Campaign by Ron Field    Cherbourg 1944: The first Allied victory in Normandy by Steven J. Zaloga    Mauser Military Rifles by Neil Grant    Gallipoli: Command Under Fire by Edward J. Erickson    Islamabad and the Politics of International Development in Pakistan by Markus Daechsel    Figure Skating in the Formative Years: Singles, Pairs, and the Expanding Role of Women by James R. Hines    US Standard-type Battleships 1941-45 (1): Nevada, Pennsylvania and New Mexico Classes by Mark Stille    Company of Heroes: A Forgotten Medal of Honor and Bravo Company's War in Vietnam by Eric Poole    A Perilous Catch: The History of Commercial Fishing by Mike Smylie    Forging Rivals by Reuel Schiller    Cold War Germany, the Third World, and the Global Humanitarian Regime by Young-Sun Hong    Victims and Warriors: Violence, History, and Memory in Amazonia by Casey High    Scots Who Made America by Rick Wilson    The Invisible Spirit: A Life of Post-War Scotland 1945-75 by Kenneth Roy    A Cross of Thorns: The Enslavement of California's Indians by the Spanish Missions by Elias Castillo    Allies in Memory by Sam Edwards    Economic Development in Early Modern France by Jeff Horn    Paddington' Pollaky, Private Detective: The Mysterious Life and Times of the Real Sherlock Holmes by Bryan Kesselman    Regimes of Historicity: Presentism and Experiences of Time by Fran?ois Hartog    Tacitus: Agricola by Tacitus    A History of Early Modern Southeast Asia, 1400 1830 by Barbara Watson Andaya & Leonard Y. Andaya    London Cemeteries: An Illustrated Guide and Gazetteer by Hugh Meller & Brian Parsons    Milicianas: Women in Combat in the Spanish Civil War by Lisa Lines    The Cambridge History of the Cold War by Melvyn P. Leffler    A History of Modern Burma by Michael W. Charney    The Fall of Napoleon by Michael V. Leggiere    The Dutch Republic in the Seventeenth Century by Maarten Prak    The Leper King and his Heirs by Bernard Hamilton
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The Airmen and the Headhunters: A True Story of Lost Soldiers, Heroic Tribesmen and the Unlikeliest Rescue of World War II by Judith M. Heimann
The Airmen and the Headhunters: A True Story of Lost Soldiers, Heroic Tribesmen and the Unlikeliest Rescue of World War II

November 1944: Their B-24 bomber shot down on what should have been an easy mission off the Borneo coast, a scattered crew of Army airmen cut themselves loose from their parachutes—only to be met by loincloth-wearing natives silently materializing
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Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day by Stephan Talty
Agent Garbo: The Brilliant, Eccentric Secret Agent Who Tricked Hitler and Saved D-Day

The little known World War II espionage story of Spaniard Juan Pujol, who convinced Hitler's Abwehr that he had a ring of spies in Britain, only to pull off one of the greatest feats of any double agent: he fooled Hitler and disguised D-Day.

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Totalitarianism: Part Three of The Origins of Totalitarianism by Hannah Arendt
Totalitarianism: Part Three of The Origins of Totalitarianism

In the final volume, Arendt focuses on the two genuine forms of the totalitarian state in history-the dictatorships of Bolshevism after 1930 and of National Socialism after 1938. Index.
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To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918 by Adam Hochschild
To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918

In a riveting, suspenseful narrative with haunting echoes for our own time, Adam Hochschild brings WWI to life as never before, focusing on the long-ignored moral drama of its critics, alongside its generals and heroes. A brilliant new history of the

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Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic by David Howard
Lost Rights: The Misadventures of a Stolen American Relic

A thrilling blend of history and detective story, LOST RIGHTS takes us inside the world of historical documents—a world of obsessives, con men, archivists, and thieves—through the incredible story of an original copy of the Bill of Rights,
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Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi by Neal Bascomb
Hunting Eichmann: How a Band of Survivors and a Young Spy Agency Chased Down the World's Most Notorious Nazi

The first complete narrative of the pursuit and capture of Adolf Eichmann, based on groundbreaking new information and interviews and featuring rare, neverpublished Mossad surveillance photographs When the Allies stormed Berlin in the last days of the
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One Man Great Enough by John C. Waugh
One Man Great Enough

The award-winning historian John C.Waugh takes us on Lincoln's road to the CivilWar. From Lincoln's first public rejection of slavery to his secret arrival in the capital, from his stunning debates with Stephen Douglas to his more contemplative moments,Waugh
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Red Mutiny: Eleven Fateful Days on the Battleship Potemkin by Neal Bascomb
Red Mutiny: Eleven Fateful Days on the Battleship Potemkin

In 1905 more than seven hundred Russian sailors mutinied against their officers aboard the battleship Potemkin, one of the most powerful battleships in the world. Led by the charismatic firebrand Matyushenko, they risked their lives to take control of
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The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down by Colin Woodard
The Republic of Pirates: Being the True and Surprising Story of the Caribbean Pirates and the Man Who Brought Them Down

Welcome to the Pirate Republic—the early-eighteenth-century home to some of the great pirate captains, including Blackbeard, "Black Sam" Bellamy, and Charles Vane. Along with their fellow pirates—former sailors, indentured servants, and runaway
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Shanghai's Schemozzle by Sapajou
Shanghai's Schemozzle

A classic of old Shanghai, first published in 1937 and featuring a host of superb and rarely seen Sapajou cartoons. Lovingly reproduced with volumes 1 and 2 together and a foreword by China scholar Richard Rigby. Nowhere has Shanghai's golden age of the
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Ambitious Brew: The Story of American Beer by Maureen Ogle
Ambitious Brew: The Story of American Beer

In the first-ever history of American beer, Maureen Ogle tells its epic story, from the immigrants who invented it to the upstart microbrewers who revived it. Beer might seem as American as baseball, but that has not always been true: Rum and whiskey
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Discovering the Hidden Listener: An Empirical Assessment of Radio Liberty and Western Broadcasting to the USSR during the Cold W by R. Eugene Parta
Discovering the Hidden Listener: An Empirical Assessment of Radio Liberty and Western Broadcasting to the USSR during the Cold W

This overview of the impact of Western radio and Radio Liberty—from the listeners' perspective—addresses questions of audience size and listening trends over time, listeners' demographic traits and attitudes, and more. Based on more than 50,000
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Collecting Colditz: A Unique Pictorial Record of Life Behind the Walls by Michael Booker
Collecting Colditz: A Unique Pictorial Record of Life Behind the Walls

Over forty years of research has resulted in this exceptional photographic history of life within Colditz Castle, the infamous Second World War prisoner of war camp in Germany, which housed such illustrious names as Douglas Bader, Lorne Welch, Micky Burns
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Turning Points in Ending the Cold War by Kiron K. Skinner
Turning Points in Ending the Cold War

The expert contributors examine the end of détente and the beginning of the new phase of the cold war in the early 1980s, Reagan's radical new strategies aimed at changing Soviet behavior, the peaceful democratic revolutions in Poland and Hungary, the
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Lenin's Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives by Paul R. Gregory
Lenin's Brain and Other Tales from the Secret Soviet Archives

An enlightening look into the once-secret Soviet state and party archives that Western scholars first gained access to in the early 1990s. Paul Gregory breaks down a decades-old wall of secrecy to reveal intriguing new information on such subjects as Stalin's
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Tiger Territory: The Untold Story of the Royal Australian Navy from 1948 to 1971 by Ian Pfennigwerth
Tiger Territory: The Untold Story of the Royal Australian Navy from 1948 to 1971

Between 1948 and 1971 ships and men of the Royal Australian Navy served with almost unnoticed distinction in defending the newly emerging nations of Malaya, Malaysia and Singapore. In this period of intense diplomatic and military activity in a potentially
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Ancient Greece by Mike Paine
Ancient Greece

Western civilization began with the Greeks. From the highpoint of the 5th century BC through the cultural triumphs of the Alexandrian era to their impact on the developing Roman empire, the Greeks shaped the philosophy, art, architecture, and literature

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Walter White: The Dilemma of Black Identity in America by Thomas Dyja
Walter White: The Dilemma of Black Identity in America

The day Walter White was buried in 1955 the New York Times called him "the nearest approach to a national leader of American Negroes since Booker T. Washington." For more than two decades, White, as secretary of the NAACP, was perhaps the nation's
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Walter White: The Dilemma of Black Identity in America by Thomas Dyja
Walter White: The Dilemma of Black Identity in America

The day Walter White was buried in 1955 the New York Times called him "the nearest approach to a national leader of American Negroes since Booker T. Washington." For more than two decades, White, as secretary of the NAACP, was perhaps the nation's
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Hell on Earth: Dramatic First Hand Experiences of Bomber Command at War by Mel Rolfe
Hell on Earth: Dramatic First Hand Experiences of Bomber Command at War

A collection of 20 true stories of bravery, survival, and good and bad luck, involving bomber command during World War II. The following extracts illustrate the drama in this book. 'It is believed that when Dacey realised the aircraft was on fire he grabbed
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The Spitfire Smiths: A Unique Story of Brothers in Arms by Rod Smith
The Spitfire Smiths: A Unique Story of Brothers in Arms

In late 2001 Rod Smith died tragically at his own hand, leaving behind a part-written autobiography and many notes. At the request of his family, his friend, the historian Christopher Shores, took on the task of seeking to complete the story as nearly
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Richard Hillary: The Authorised Biography of a Second World War Fighter Pilot and Author of "The Last Enemy" by David Ross
Richard Hillary: The Authorised Biography of a Second World War Fighter Pilot and Author of "The Last Enemy"

Richard Hillary was born in Australia in 1919 and brought up in England. Oxford educated, he was a writer foremost who was also a fighter pilot. When World War Two came he joined 603 Sqn and became an ace in the Battle of Britain. His life changed when
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David Ross8 May 2014$14.99

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The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman by Nancy Marie Brown
The Far Traveler: Voyages of a Viking Woman

Five hundred years before Columbus, a Viking woman named Gudrid sailed off the edge of the known world. She landed in the New World and lived there for three years, giving birth to a baby before sailing home. Or so the Icelandic sagas say. Even after archaeologists
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Nancy Marie Brown9 May 2014$14.99

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Booker T. Washington: Black Leadership in the Age of Jim Crow by Raymond W. Smock
Booker T. Washington: Black Leadership in the Age of Jim Crow

From the time of his famous Atlanta address in 1895 until his death in 1915, Booker T. Washington was the preeminent African-American educator and race leader. But to historians and biographers of the last hundred years, Washington has often been described
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Raymond W. Smock14 May 2014$14.99

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Royal Australian Navy & MacArthur by Ian Pfennigwerth
Royal Australian Navy & MacArthur

By 1945, General MacArthur's forces had advanced from Papua to the Philippines and to Borneo. The vast majority of the troops, supplies, and equipment for this campaign were transported by sea, and MacArthur's success was based on 22 amphibious assaults.
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Ian Pfennigwerth16 May 2014$14.99

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The Welsh Castles of Edward I by A. J. Taylor
The Welsh Castles of Edward I

Arnold Taylor, the leading expert on the subject, provides an authoritative guide to the castles, begun between 1277 and 1295, in a short compass. He deals with their joint and individual features, dates, planning and construction.
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Tinder Box: The Iroquois Theatre Disaster 1903 by Anthony P. Hatch
Tinder Box: The Iroquois Theatre Disaster 1903

This the 100th anniversary of one of worst man-made disasters of the 20th century. When the Iroquois Theatre opened in Chicago on November 23, 1903, it was considered one of the grandest structures of its day, a monument to modern design and technology,
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The Myth of the Great Satan: A New Look at America's Relations with Iran by Abbas Milani
The Myth of the Great Satan: A New Look at America's Relations with Iran

This critical review of the history of America's relations with Iran shows how little of the two countries' long and complicated relationship is reflected in the foundational axioms of the "Great Satan" myth. The author explains why meaningful and equitable
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Abbas Milani11 Jun 2014$14.99

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RAF Little Rissington: The Central Flying School 1946 - 76 by R. Deacon & A. Pollock & M. Thomas
RAF Little Rissington: The Central Flying School 1946 - 76

In the three decades between 1946 and 1976, the Central Flying School which was based at Little Rissington, produced over 6000 fledgling Qualified Flying Instructors and continually endeavoured to monitor and improve the wider Royal Air Force's standards
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Arctic Naturalist: The Life of J. Dewey Soper by Anthony Dalton
Arctic Naturalist: The Life of J. Dewey Soper

J. Dewey Soper was the last of the great pioneer naturalists in Canada, spending many years in the Arctic where he discovered the breeding grounds of the blue goose and charted the final unknown region of Baffin Islands coastline.
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Lifting the Silence: A World War II RCAF Bomber Pilot Reunites with his Past by David Scott Smith & Sydney Percival Smith
Lifting the Silence: A World War II RCAF Bomber Pilot Reunites with his Past

At a time of great sacrifice in Canadian history, we are welcomed into the homes, the hearts, and the minds of mothers, sons, fathers, and friends as we follow Syd Smith and his high-school brotherhood of 13 when they answer the call to duty in 1941.
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Zinn For Beginners by David Cogswell
Zinn For Beginners

Zinn For Beginners describes the life and work of the most vital historian of our time. Howard Zinn led a revolution in the writing of history by telling the story not from the standpoint of conquerors and rulers, but from the side of the ordinary people
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The Rule of Law in South Korea by Jongryn Mo
The Rule of Law in South Korea

Expert contributors examine the challenges of fully implementing the rule of law in South Korea's fledgling democracy and market economy. The expert contributors detail the obstacles that must be overcome, such as corruption in politics and corporate governance
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Jongryn Mo26 Jun 2014$14.99

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The Wave: Man, God, and the Ballot Box in the Middle East by Reuel Marc Gerecht
The Wave: Man, God, and the Ballot Box in the Middle East

Middle East expert Reuel Marc Gerecht argues that the Middle East may actually be at the beginning of a momentous democratic wave whose convulsions could become the region's defining theme during Obama's presidency. He describes the powerful Middle Eastern
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The End of Modern History in the Middle East by Bernard Lewis
The End of Modern History in the Middle East

Bernard Lewis looks at the new era in the Middle East. With the departure of imperial powers, the region must now, on its own, resolve the political, economic, cultural, and societal problems that prevent it from accomplishing the next stage in the advance
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Cliffsnotes ASVAB Cram Plan by American Bookworks Corporation & American Bookworks Corporation
Cliffsnotes ASVAB Cram Plan

A plan to ace the exam—no matter how much time you have left.
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American Bookworks Corporation
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Canada 1911: The Decisive Election that Shaped the Country by David MacKenzie & Patrice Dutil
Canada 1911: The Decisive Election that Shaped the Country

In 1911, Canadians went to the polls to decide the fate of their country in an election that raised issues vital to Canadas national independence and its place in the world. Canada 1911 revisits and re-examines this momentous turn in Canadian history,
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Lakota Portraits: Lives of the Legendary Plains People by Joseph Agonito
Lakota Portraits: Lives of the Legendary Plains People

A moving, thoughtful, beautifully illustrated look at the lives of men and women who helped shape the history of the Lakota people and the American West.
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Pirates: The Complete History from 1300 BC to the Present Day by Angus Konstam
Pirates: The Complete History from 1300 BC to the Present Day

A rollicking, in-depth look at the bloody world of pirates. Konstam sails through the brutal history of piracy, separating myth from legend and fact from fiction. Pirates takes you into the depths of the pirate's dark world, examining the many colorful

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Voyages of the Discovery: An illustrated history of Scott's Ship by Ann Savours
Voyages of the Discovery: An illustrated history of Scott's Ship

Discovery was built for Captain Scott's first Antarctic expedition of 1901-04 and was launched more than 100 years ago in 1901, at Dundee. She had a long and intriguing career before her final voyage back there in 1986; this book tells the story of that
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The Avro Type 698 Vulcan: The Secrets Behind its Design and Development by David W. Fildes
The Avro Type 698 Vulcan: The Secrets Behind its Design and Development

The Avro Vulcan was the last V Bomber to see active service in its primary role during the Falklands conflict. It is the most popular of the three and one aircraft has recently become airborne again after a long period of rejuvenation. It has always been
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The Earth Shook, the Sky Burned: A Photographic Record of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire by William Bronson
The Earth Shook, the Sky Burned: A Photographic Record of the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

The Earth Shook, The Sky Burned has mesmerized San Francisco tourists and residents for decades. Illustrated with more than four hundred on-the-scene photographs, this definitive book tells the dramatic story of the four days of upheaval and destruction
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The Annotated Two Years Before the Mast by Richard Henry Dana Jr.
The Annotated Two Years Before the Mast

Two Years Before the Mast is a classic travel narrative which inspired canonical works like Moby Dick and Sailing Alone Around the World. As he follows Richard Henry Dana (a Harvard dropout-turned-sailor) on his voyages around North America
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American Missiles: The Complete Smithsonian Field Guide by Brian Nicklas
American Missiles: The Complete Smithsonian Field Guide

This remarkable guide provides for the first time an illustrated listing of almost 200 of America's most powerful missiles. With information on all aspects of the missile's specifications, including the speed and capacity of the explosives used in its
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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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Roger Kahn7 Aug 2014$14.99

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100 of the Worst Ideas in History: Humanity's Thundering Brainstorms Turned Blundering Brain Farts by Eric Kasum & Michael N. Smith
100 of the Worst Ideas in History: Humanity's Thundering Brainstorms Turned Blundering Brain Farts

What were they thinking?

Ever since Adam snacked on the forbidden fruit and was chased naked out of the Garden of Eden, mankind has bitten off a bevy of bad ideas.

From skinny-dipping Presidents to toxic tooth fillings to singing pop stars who can't

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Irish Boston, 2nd: A Lively Look at Boston's Colorful Irish Past by Michael Quinlin
Irish Boston, 2nd: A Lively Look at Boston's Colorful Irish Past

The fascinating story of the Irish in Boston unfolds in this engagingly written history-cum-guidebook. Full of heroism and romance, politics and brawls, it tells the stories behind the well-known history and vividly portrays what life was like for the
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The Slopes of Lebanon by Amos Oz
The Slopes of Lebanon

From one of Israel's preeminent writers comes a superb collection of essays offering Oz's cogent views on Israel's offensive into Lebanon in 1982; fanaticism of all stripes; the PLO; Israeli terrorism; the new militarism and the growing intolerance toward

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Lest We Forget: Masterpieces of Patriotic Jewelry and Military Decorations by Judith Price
Lest We Forget: Masterpieces of Patriotic Jewelry and Military Decorations

Lest We Forget serves as a tribute to our men and women in service both past and present. It derives its title from the poem "Recessional" by Rudyard Kipling, often used as a tribute in war memorials, while its contents chronicle our military history
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Hiking Colorado's Front Range, 2nd by Bob D'Antonio
Hiking Colorado's Front Range, 2nd

Profiles of 55 great hikes along the Rocky Mountain front, from Fort Collins south to Colorado Springs. Experts and novice hikers alike will find overnights and day hikes with spectacular scenery, abundant wildlife, wildflowers, and fascinating landscapes.
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Life on the Old Farm by Tom Quinn
Life on the Old Farm

Life on the Old Farm takes you back to a time, not so long ago, when country life in Britain followed a pattern that had remained largely unchanged for centuries. In this series of fascinating reminiscences, farmers from all over Britain reveal their

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Impressions of Cape Breton by Brian Douglas Tennyson
Impressions of Cape Breton

Impressions of Cape Breton includes descriptive impressions of Cape Breton Island, by an eclectic cast of characters - from explorers to entrepreneurs, settlers to surveyors, military officers to travel writers - from the 17th to 20th centuries.
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We Are Many: Reflections on Movement Strategy from Occupation to Liberation by Kate Khatib
We Are Many: Reflections on Movement Strategy from Occupation to Liberation

The only book on Occupy written by organizers, for organizers! Essential lessons from key movement strategists.
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September Evening: The Life and Final Combat of the 48-Victory Ace Werner Voss by Barry Diggens
September Evening: The Life and Final Combat of the 48-Victory Ace Werner Voss

This is the first full-length biography ever written on the life and death of the nineteen-year-old Werner Voss, who was a legend in his own lifetime and the youngest recipient of the Pour le Mérite, Germany's highest award for bravery in WWI. At the
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Millville's Mac - The Life Story of a World War I I Combat Marine by John J. McNamara
Millville's Mac - The Life Story of a World War I I Combat Marine

Known for his quick wit, charm, and compassion, John McNamara has told the story of his life, family and war in a compelling, and honest manner. One reviewer said "Johnny Mac's book tells it like it was and makes the terror, the drudgery, the camaraderie,
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Mike Filey's Toronto Sketches, Books 10-11 by Mike Filey
Mike Filey's Toronto Sketches, Books 10-11

This special collection gathers the volumes ten and eleven of the Toronto Sketches series, a fascinating compendium of Mike Filey's columns about the people and history of Toronto. These are essential reading for history buffs and for people who want to
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A Landscape History of Great Comberton by Kate Collingwood
A Landscape History of Great Comberton

Kate Collingwood is a landscape architect specialising in environmental impact assessment and historic landscape character assessment. She is a co-author of guidance for the English Heritage and the Highways Agency on how to evaluate historic landscapes
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Sessy's Journey by Shirley Sanders
Sessy's Journey

Sessy's Journey is a gritty account about the life of an African/Native American woman born in Mississippi during the Great Depression. Sessy's Journey keeps you flipping the pages to find out what happens next in her tumultuous life of struggles as a
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Jihad in the Arabian Sea by Camille Pecastaing
Jihad in the Arabian Sea

Camille Pecastaing looks at the twenty-first-century challenges facing the region around the Bab el Mandeb-the tiny strait that separates the Red Sea from the Indian Ocean-from civil war, piracy, radical Islamism, terrorism and the real risk of environmental
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Gold: Firsthand Accounts from the Rush That Made the West by John Richard Stephens
Gold: Firsthand Accounts from the Rush That Made the West

The Gold Rush era was an amazing time in our country's history. California had just been occupied during the Mexican-American War and wasn't officially a U.S. territory yet when gold was discovered in 1848. Suddenly the whole world was electrified by the

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Lost Memories by Rebecca Sørensen
Lost Memories

I am not a professional writer and I wrote this to the best of my ability with the information I have discovered. It took thousands of people to make just one you. Some travelled from distant lands, stayed in their native lands, experienced hardships,
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Murder in the High Himalaya: Loyalty, Tragedy, and Escape from Tibet by Jonathan Green
Murder in the High Himalaya: Loyalty, Tragedy, and Escape from Tibet

An intrepid journalist's investigation of coldblooded murder in Chinese-occupied Tibet leads him deep within a lawless world in the land of the snows
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The Word at War: World War Two in 100 Phrases by Philip Gooden & Peter Lewis
The Word at War: World War Two in 100 Phrases

War words have embedded themselves in our collective psyche; British politicians are fond of invoking the �Dunkirk spirit� whenever the country is faced with major crisis or even minor adversity, and Roosevelt�s famous description of Pearl Harbor
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Polar Winds: A Century of Flying the North by Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail
Polar Winds: A Century of Flying the North

With historical research and rare interviews, explore the highs and lows of aviation north of the 60th parallel. This journey takes readers from hot air balloons above the Klondike gold fields, to international bids for the North Pole, to high-profile
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An Air Fighter's Scrapbook by Ira Jones
An Air Fighter's Scrapbook

Ira "Taffy" Jones was a well-known air fighter during the First World War, having scored about 40 victories flying SE5 scouts in France with 74 Squadron. Well known in flying circles, Jones recorded stories drawn from his own experiences during the war
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Richmond Redeemed: The Siege at Petersburg, The Battles of Chaffin's Bluff and Poplar Spring Church, September 29 - October 2, 1 by Richard Sommers
Richmond Redeemed: The Siege at Petersburg, The Battles of Chaffin's Bluff and Poplar Spring Church, September 29 - October 2, 1

Richmond Redeemed pioneered study of Civil War Petersburg. The original (and long out of print) award-winning 1981 edition conveyed an epic narrative of crucial military operations in early autumn 1864 that had gone unrecognized for more than 100 years.
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Missouri's War: The Civil War in Documents by Silvana R. Siddali
Missouri's War: The Civil War in Documents

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Ohio's War: The Civil War in Documents by Christine Dee
Ohio's War: The Civil War in Documents

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Marching with the Tigers: The History of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment 1955 - 1975 by Michael Goldschmidt
Marching with the Tigers: The History of the Royal Leicestershire Regiment 1955 - 1975

As the definitive final volume of the history of The Royal Leicestershire Regiment Marching with The Tigers covers events in that Regiment and its successor, the 4th Battalion The Royal Anglian Regiment, over the years 1955-75. During this period the Battalions
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A Choice Not an Echo: Updated and Expanded 50th Anniversary Edition by Phyllis Schlafly
A Choice Not an Echo: Updated and Expanded 50th Anniversary Edition

Over 3 Million Copies Sold!

Celebrate 50 years since the release of Phyllis Schlafly's monumental A Choice Not an Echo, the book that launched the conservative resurgence of the late 20th century. This special updated and expanded edition contains

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The Flying Tiger: The True Story of General Claire Chennault and the U.S. 14th Air Force in China by Jack Samson
The Flying Tiger: The True Story of General Claire Chennault and the U.S. 14th Air Force in China

The Flying Tigers and the U.S. Fourteenth will be the subject of a huge upcoming film from IMAX and director John Woo. The film is scheduled to start shooting in spring 2011 with no firm release date stated yet. The role of Chenault in the film is likely
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America Sold by Ira J. Lyons
America Sold

A politically powerful, organized group of thieves have conned people out of the deeds for their homes and land. This is occurring in Virginia and North Carolina and very likely happening throughout the United States of America. Amazingly, this is part
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Ira J. Lyons17 Sep 2014$14.99

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First Person: A Biography of Cairine Wilson Canada's First Woman Senator by Valerie Knowles
First Person: A Biography of Cairine Wilson Canada's First Woman Senator

First Person is an engaging account of a colourful and powerful politician; a fighter whose efforts were recognized by the highest officials in the land, and whose sculpted image adorns the foyer of the Canadian Senate.
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Valerie Knowles17 Sep 2014$14.99

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Sustainability: A Cultural History by Ulrich Grober
Sustainability: A Cultural History

From diets to economic growth, everything these days has to be sustainable, and in clear and thought-provoking terms, Ulrich Grober reassesses the concept of sustainability using a range of fascinating historical instances of its application. He considers

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The Syrian Rebellion by Fouad Ajami
The Syrian Rebellion

Fouad Ajami offers a detailed historical perspective on the current rebellion in Syria. Focusing on the similarities and differences in skills between former dictator Hafez al-Assad and his successor son, Bashar, Ajami explains how an irresistible force
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Open Cockpit by Arthur Stanley Gould Lee & Arthur Gould Lee
Open Cockpit

Thanks to a broken leg during flight school, Arthur Stanley Gould Lee gained valuable additional time flying trainers before he was posted to France during World War I. In November 1917 during low level bombing and strafing attacks, he was shot down three
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Arthur Stanley Gould Lee &
Arthur Gould Lee
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Deterrence: Its Past and Future¿Papers Presented at Hoover Institution, November 2010 by George P. Shultz
Deterrence: Its Past and Future¿Papers Presented at Hoover Institution, November 2010

Drawn from the third in a series of conferences the Hoover Institution at Stanford University on the nuclear legacy of the cold war, this report examines the importance of deterrence, from its critical function in the cold war to its current role. Recognizing
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Adventurous Empires: The Story of the Short Empire Flying-Boats by Phillip E. Sims
Adventurous Empires: The Story of the Short Empire Flying-Boats

This is a story from a bygone age recalling the most successful flying-boat airliner ever built. Designed to a specification for Imperial Airways, then Britain's national airline, it carried passengers and, more importantly, mail throughout the British
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Libertines and Harlots by Norman Milne
Libertines and Harlots

One of the clubs explored in this book is The Calf's Head Club who celebrated the death of Charles I every year on the 30th January. A book of this nature would also be incomplete without the Earl of Rochester, the Duke of Wharton, Sir Francis Dashwood
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The Roman Empire by Philip Matyszak
The Roman Empire

No other political entity has shaped the modern world like the Roman Empire. Encompassing close to 60 million people and 3 million square kilometers of land, it represented an incredibly diverse and dynamic collection of nations, states, and tribes, all
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The Russian Revolution: A Beginner's Guide by Abraham Ascher
The Russian Revolution: A Beginner's Guide

1917: the year a series of rebellions toppled three centuries of autocratic rule and placed a group of political radicals in charge of a world power. Here, suddenly, was the first modern socialist state, “a kingdom more bright that any heaven had
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Traumatic States: Gendered Violence, Suffering, and Care in Chile by Nia Parson
Traumatic States: Gendered Violence, Suffering, and Care in Chile

The end of the Pinochet regime in Chile saw the emergence of an organized feminist movement that influenced legal and social responses to gender-based violence, and with it new laws and avenues for reporting violence that never before existed. What emerged
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Oakville's Flower: The History of the HMCS Oakville by Sean E. Livingston
Oakville's Flower: The History of the HMCS Oakville

A detailed look at a Canadian World War II corvette HMCS Oakville and its legacy. Corvettes, humble heroes of the war in the Atlantic, played a pivotal role for the Royal Canadian Navy. Both at sea and to the people of its namesake town, Oakville
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How to Be Secular: A Call to Arms for Religious Freedom by Jacques Berlinerblau
How to Be Secular: A Call to Arms for Religious Freedom

Equally tired of faith tests for politicians and atheist polemics about the crimes of religion? In How to be Secular, Jacques Berlinerblau issues a rousing defense of America's secular roots as our nation's best way of protecting religious freedom for

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World War II: A Beginner's Guide by Christopher Catherwood
World War II: A Beginner's Guide

With over sixty million casualties, World War II was the bloodiest conflict in history. In this incisive introduction, esteemed academic Christopher Catherwood covers all the key battles and campaigns, while also giving the larger story behind them, putting
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Did She Kill Him? A Victorian Tale of Deception, Adultery, and Arsenic by Kate Colquhoun
Did She Kill Him? A Victorian Tale of Deception, Adultery, and Arsenic

In the summer of 1889, young Southern belle Florence Maybrick stood trial for the alleged arse-nic poisoning of her much older husband, Liverpool cotton merchant James Maybrick. The "Maybrick Mystery" had all the makings of a sensation: a pretty, flirtatious
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Cracking the AP European History Exam, 2015 Edition by Princeton Review
Cracking the AP European History Exam, 2015 Edition

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP European History Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 2 full-length
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Princeton Review27 Oct 2014$14.99

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Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2015 Edition by Princeton Review
Cracking the AP World History Exam, 2015 Edition

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP World History Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every question type, and 2 full-length
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The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat in Medieval France by Eric Jager
The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat in Medieval France

As the huge crowd seethed with pent-up excitement, the two deadly enemies studied each other intently, their breath hot behind their visors. Each sought the other's death as fire and water seek each other's annihilation. The walled field, at first a prison,
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Escape from Alcatraz by J. Campbell Bruce
Escape from Alcatraz

In 1963, just weeks before the original publication of this book, the last prisoner was escorted off Devil's Island and Alcatraz ceased to be a prison. Author J. Campbell Bruce chronicles in spellbinding detail the Rock's transition from a Spanish fort
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Blood Done Sign My Name: A True Story by Timothy B. Tyson
Blood Done Sign My Name: A True Story

"Daddy and Roger and 'em shot 'em a nigger."

Those words, whispered to ten-year-old Tim Tyson by one of his playmates in the late spring of 1970, heralded a firestorm that would forever transform the small tobacco market town of Oxford, North Carolina.

On

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The Great Work: Our Way into the Future by Thomas Berry
The Great Work: Our Way into the Future

Thomas Berry is one of the most eminent cultural historians of our time. Here he presents the culmination of his ideas and urges us to move from being a disrupting force on the Earth to a benign presence. This transition is the Great Work -- the most necessary
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Mistresses: A History of the Other Woman by Elizabeth Abbott
Mistresses: A History of the Other Woman

She has been called the "kept woman," the "fancy woman," and the "other woman." She exists as both a fictional character and as a flesh-and-blood human being. But who is she, really? Why do women become mistresses, and what is it like to have a private
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A Few Bloody Noses by Robert Harvey
A Few Bloody Noses

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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Deadline Artists: America's Greatest Newspaper Columns by John P. Avlon
Deadline Artists: America's Greatest Newspaper Columns

America's story has always been best told in its newspapers. From the local and mundane-crime blotters, crop prices, and Sunday sermons-to the Federalist Papers and Watergate, the press has played an outsized role in our nation's culture and history. Newspapers
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Churchill's War Lab: Codebreakers, Scientists, and the the Mavericks Churchill Led to Victory by Taylor Downing
Churchill's War Lab: Codebreakers, Scientists, and the the Mavericks Churchill Led to Victory

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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Bitter Waters: America's Forgotten Naval Mission to the Dead Sea by David Haward Bain
Bitter Waters: America's Forgotten Naval Mission to the Dead Sea

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Deadline Artists - Scandals, Tragedies and Triumphs:: More of America's Greatest Newspaper Columns by John P. Avlon & Jesse Angelo & Errol Louis
Deadline Artists - Scandals, Tragedies and Triumphs:: More of America's Greatest Newspaper Columns

We are living in a time when obituaries for the newspaper industry are being written every day. And yet, opinion writing is finding new life online as never before. A new generation deserves access to the best of the past, to classic newspaper writing
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Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon's Downfall by Elizabeth Drew
Washington Journal: Reporting Watergate and Richard Nixon's Downfall

Forty years after the tumultuous events that led to Richard Nixon's historic downfall, a new edition of the legendary Elizabeth Drew's Washington Journal, featuring a brilliant new afterword
Originally published soon after Richard Nixon's resignation,
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Drinking Water: A History by James Salzman
Drinking Water: A History

When we turn on the tap or twist open a tall, cold plastic bottle, we might not give a second thought to where our drinking water comes from. But how it gets from the ground to the glass is far more complex than we might think. With concerns over pollution
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Band of Angels: The Forgotten World of Early Christian Women by Kate Cooper
Band of Angels: The Forgotten World of Early Christian Women

In this inspiring new history of the early Christian movement, award-winning historian Kate Cooper reveals a vivid picture of the triumphs and hardships of the first mothers of the infant church. As far as recorded history is concerned, women in the ancient
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Naval Battles of the Twentieth Century by Richard Hough
Naval Battles of the Twentieth Century

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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History Will Prove Us Right: Inside the Warren Commission Report on the Assassination ofJohn F. Kennedy by Howard P. Willens
History Will Prove Us Right: Inside the Warren Commission Report on the Assassination ofJohn F. Kennedy

On November 22, 1963, President John F. Kennedy was murdered in front of hundreds of onlookers. Everything was over in mere seconds, but the events of that day have been the subject of heated debate for five decades. The presidential commission tasked
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The Imperial Capitals of China: A Dynastic History of the Celestial Empire by Arthur Cotterell
The Imperial Capitals of China: A Dynastic History of the Celestial Empire

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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Empire of Secrets: British Intelligence, the Cold War, and the Twilight of Empire by Calder Walton
Empire of Secrets: British Intelligence, the Cold War, and the Twilight of Empire

Against the backdrop of the Cold War and the looming specter of Soviet dominance in Britain's dwindling colonial possessions, the imperial intelligence service MI5 played a crucial but virtually unseen role in tipping the scales in favor of America and
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Calder Walton6 Nov 2014$14.99

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America's Longest Siege: Charleston, Slavery, and the Slow March Toward Civil War by Joseph Kelly
America's Longest Siege: Charleston, Slavery, and the Slow March Toward Civil War

In 1863, Union forces surrounded the city of Charleston. Their vice-like grip on the harbor would hold the city hostage for nearly two years, becoming the longest siege in the history of modern warfare. But for almost two centuries prior, a singular ideology
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Joseph Kelly6 Nov 2014$14.99

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Whisperers: The Secret History of the Spirit World by J. H. Brennan
Whisperers: The Secret History of the Spirit World

Is it possible that major world events are affected by spirits--even if one doesn't believe in them? Can it be that everything from decisions about peace and war to the food we eat and the gods we pray to may have roots in the disembodied voices whispering
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Indiana's War: The Civil War in Documents by Richard F. Nation
Indiana's War: The Civil War in Documents

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Kansas's War: The Civil War in Documents by Pearl T. Ponce
Kansas's War: The Civil War in Documents

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Hitler: Beyond Evil and Tyranny by R. H. S. Stolfi
Hitler: Beyond Evil and Tyranny

This fascinating and richly detailed new biography of Hitler reinterprets the known facts about the Nazi Fuehrer to construct a convincing, realistic portrait of the man. In place of the hollow shell others have made into an icon of evil, the author sees
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Territories in Resistance: A Cartography of Latin American Social Movements by Raúl Zibechi
Territories in Resistance: A Cartography of Latin American Social Movements

A thoughtful examination of social relations in Latin America, from one of the region's foremost political analysts.
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Illinois's War: The Civil War in Documents by Mark Hubbard
Illinois's War: The Civil War in Documents

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Rolling Home by William Morris Barnes
Rolling Home

Barnes was born in 1850 into a shipowning family in St Johns, Newfoundland, and first went to sea while still a schoolboy. His career seemed predestined, and by the age of 14 he was apprenticed to a Liverpool company, serving in their sailing ships working
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American Mafia: Chicago: True Stories of Families Who Made Windy City History by William Griffith
American Mafia: Chicago: True Stories of Families Who Made Windy City History

Everyone knows stories about the American Mafia and its varied forms of crime, from racketeering to stock manipulation to murder. American Mafia: Chicago explores the Windy City, strolling through its neighborhoods and imagining scenes from the past—telling

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Black and Proud: The Story of an Iconic AFL Photo by Matthew Klugman & Gary Osmond
Black and Proud: The Story of an Iconic AFL Photo

On April 17, 1993, after an Australian Football League match between St. Kilda and Collingwood marred by racist chanting, victorious St. Kilda star Nicky Winmar faced the opposition fans, lifted his shirt and, pointing to his chest, declared, "I'm black

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Fury on the Bliss Farm at Gettysburg by John M. Archer
Fury on the Bliss Farm at Gettysburg

The odd grassy mound between the long ridges south of Gettysburg might arouse the curiosity of a visitor, but the site of the Bliss Farm lies hundreds of yards from modern tour routs. Certainly, more infamous sites on the battlefield vie for one's attention,
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Aircraft Salvage in the Battle of Britain and the Blitz: Rare photographs from wartime archives by Andy Saunders
Aircraft Salvage in the Battle of Britain and the Blitz: Rare photographs from wartime archives

Aircraft Salvage in the Battle of Britain and Blitz will comprise of some 140-150 images of the work of RAF and civilian salvage squads during the Battle of Britain, the Blitz and beyond. The images will depict losses across Britain, both RAF and German,
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British Music Hall: An Illustrated History by Richard Anthony Baker
British Music Hall: An Illustrated History

The music hall ...had no place for reticence; it was downright, it shouted, it made noise, it enjoyed itself and made the people enjoy themselves as well.' W.J. MACQUEEN POPE Music Hall lies at the root of all modern popular entertainment. With stars such
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... and the Policeman Smiled: 10,000 Children Escape from Nazi Europe by Bloomsbury Publishing
... and the Policeman Smiled: 10,000 Children Escape from Nazi Europe

For ten months before the Second World War, there was an organised movement of mainly Jewish children out of Nazi Europe. The children were bundled onto trains, waved goodbye to their parents and set off across Germany and Holland to the ferries which
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Luftwaffe Bombers in the Battle of Britain: Rare photographs from wartime archives by Andy Saunders
Luftwaffe Bombers in the Battle of Britain: Rare photographs from wartime archives

Luftwaffe Bombers in the Battle of Britain will contains some 140-150 images of German bomber aircraft during the summer of 1940. The images will cover the entirety of the battle and will depict losses across Britain during this period. Each picture will
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The English Civil Wars: A Beginner's Guide by Patrick Little
The English Civil Wars: A Beginner's Guide

The political upheaval of the mid-17th century has no parallel in English history. Other events have changed the occupancy and the powers of the throne, but the conflict of 1640 to 1660 was more dramatic: the monarchy and the House of Lords were abolished,
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The Highland Brigadier: A World War II Novel by Abbott A. Brayton
The Highland Brigadier: A World War II Novel

Abbott Brayton follows up his successful debut novel, Outpost Scotland, with another historically and geographically accurate story of David McKenna's World War II adventures. McKenna's participation in the disastrous raid on Dieppe provides the backdrop
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Outpost Scotland: A World War II Novel by Abbott A. Brayton
Outpost Scotland: A World War II Novel

Colonel David McKenna, a retired officer of the Black Watch, is recalled to active service to develop a plan for securing the Highlands from German invasion. Author Abbott Brayton captures a remarkable period in World War II and peoples it with characters
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Carlisle in the Great War by David Carter
Carlisle in the Great War

How the experience of war impacted on the town, from the initial enthusiasm for sorting out the German kaiser in time for Christmas 1914, to the gradual realization of the enormity of human sacrifice the families of Carlisle were committed to as the war
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Beneath the Big Top: A Social History of the Circus in Britain by Steve Ward
Beneath the Big Top: A Social History of the Circus in Britain

Beneath the Big Top is a social history of the circus, from its ancient roots to the rise of the 'modern' tented travelling shows. A performer and founder of a circus group, Steve Ward draws on eye-witness accounts and contemporary interviews to explore
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Swansea in the Great War by Bernard Lewis
Swansea in the Great War

The Great War left an indelible mark on almost every town and village in Britain and this extensively researched book looks in detail at how that war affected the town of Swansea and its people.

Themes covered in the book include recruitment and the
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Denby Dale, Skelmanthorpe, Clayton West and District: A Denby & District Archive Photograph Album by Chris Heath
Denby Dale, Skelmanthorpe, Clayton West and District: A Denby & District Archive Photograph Album

Prepare to take a stroll back through time in and around the villages of Denby Dale, Skelmanthorpe, Clayton West, High Hoyland, Cumberworth, Scissett and more.

This book is a wonderful visual celebration of the villages and hamlets of the Upper Dearne
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Armoured Warfare in the Vietnam War: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives by Michael Green
Armoured Warfare in the Vietnam War: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

Historian and collector Michael Green shows in this fascinating and graphically illustrated book that the two wars that engulfed Indochina and North and South Vietnam over 30 years were far more armoured in nature than typically thought of. By skilful
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The Retreat from Mons 1914: South: The Western Front by Car, by bike and on Foot by Jon Cooksey & Jerry Murland
The Retreat from Mons 1914: South: The Western Front by Car, by bike and on Foot

The Retreat from Mons 1914: South is the second volume in Pen & Sword's Battle Lines series to cover the opening campaign of the Great War. It is the essential companion for every visitor who is keen to retrace the path taken by the British Expeditionary
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A Short History of the First World War by Gary Sheffield
A Short History of the First World War

Synthesizing the latest scholarship, acclaimed military historian Gary Sheffield cuts to the heart of the conflict that involved every major economic power in the world. With an emphasis on the Western Front, Sheffield explores such key issues as the causes
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My War in the Air 1916: Memoirs of a Great War Pilot by Captain Alan Bott MC
My War in the Air 1916: Memoirs of a Great War Pilot

Originally published under the title An Airman's Outing, this magnificent title chronicles the daily life of the Flying Officer during the Great War. Touchingly dedicated to 'The Fallen of Umpty Squadron R.F.C.', Bott chronicles the lives and losses of
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The John A. Macdonald Retrospective 2-Book Bundle: Macdonald at 200 / John A. Macdonald by Ged Martin
The John A. Macdonald Retrospective 2-Book Bundle: Macdonald at 200 / John A. Macdonald

This 2-book bundle presents both an insightful biography of Canada's first prime minister and series of essays examining his legacy and ideas from a modern perspective.
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We Also Served: The Forgotten Women of the First World War by Vivien Newman
We Also Served: The Forgotten Women of the First World War

We Also Served is a social history of women's involvement in the First World War. Dr Vivien Newman disturbs myths and preconceptions surrounding women's war work and seeks to inform contemporary readers of countless acts of derring-do, determination, and
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Coastal Command's Air War Against the German U-Boats: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives by Norman Franks
Coastal Command's Air War Against the German U-Boats: Rare Photographs from Wartime Archives

This book summarises the story of how RAF Coastal Command overcame the German U-boat danger during the Second World War and how the escalation of the U-boat war promoted the development of anti-submarine warfare, leading to victory over this menace in
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Escaping from the Kaiser: The Dramatic Experiences of a Tommy POW by H. W. Tustin
Escaping from the Kaiser: The Dramatic Experiences of a Tommy POW

Only a week after joining the 8th Durhams in April 1915 Private Herbert Tustin was captured at the Battle of Ypres. He describes the horror of trench warfare, his treatment on being taken a POW and the three day train journey into Germany.

There followed
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Letters from the Trenches: The First World War by Those Who Were There by Jacqueline Wadsworth
Letters from the Trenches: The First World War by Those Who Were There

A history of the First World War told through the letters exchanged by ordinary British soldiers and their families.

Letters from the Trenches reveals how people really thought and felt during the conflict and covers all social classes and groups
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The Royal Navy and the War at Sea 1914-1919 by Martin Mace
The Royal Navy and the War at Sea 1914-1919

Germany's attempts to build a battleship fleet to match that of the United Kingdom, the dominant naval power on the 19th-century and an island country that depended on seaborne trade for survival, is often listed as a major reason for the enmity between
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A History of Adoption in England and Wales 1850- 1961 by Gill Rossini
A History of Adoption in England and Wales 1850- 1961

Adoption is one of the most emotive and complex subjects in social and family history. Gill Rossini's social history of adoption between 1850 and 1961 uncovers the perspectives of all those concerned in adoption: children, birth relatives, adoptive families,
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Hurricane Squadron Ace: The Story of Battle of Britain Ace, Air Commodore Peter Brothers, CBE, DSO, DFC and Bar by Nick Thomas
Hurricane Squadron Ace: The Story of Battle of Britain Ace, Air Commodore Peter Brothers, CBE, DSO, DFC and Bar

Air Commodore Peter Malam 'Pete' Brothers CBE, DSO, DFC, and Bar (1917-2008) was one of the most heroic and highly praised pilots of the Second World War. Decorated extensively, he secured a total of 16 'kills' over the course of the conflict, with 10
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Steel on Steel: Inside the battle for the future of Australia's biggest railroad by Stephen Baines
Steel on Steel: Inside the battle for the future of Australia's biggest railroad

The inside story of the privatisation of the freight arm of Queensland Rail and one of the most extraordinary transformations of a company in the history of Australian business. An icon that touched every part of life in the state, Queensland Rail (QR)
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The Compassionate Englishwoman: Emily Hobhouse in the Boer War by Robert Eales
The Compassionate Englishwoman: Emily Hobhouse in the Boer War

In London, the upper class Emily Hobhouse hears that women and children caught in the Boer War are having a difficult time. Concerned, she goes to South Africa - by herself and at her own initiative - to investigate and assist. She travels thousands of
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The First Balloon-Expandable Coronary Stent: An Expedition That Changed Cardiovascular Medicine by Gary S. Roubin
The First Balloon-Expandable Coronary Stent: An Expedition That Changed Cardiovascular Medicine

The premise of this intriguing book is technical innovation and scientific development. It is about coronary and vascular stenting, a technique that has improved the plight of patients who have unfortunately succumbed to the most devastating epidemic facing
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Boston Strong: A City's Triumph over Tragedy by Casey Sherman & Dave Wedge
Boston Strong: A City's Triumph over Tragedy

The story of the Boston Marathon bombing through the eyes of those most intimately affected
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Kings and Queens of Early Britain by Geoffrey Ashe
Kings and Queens of Early Britain

Geoffrey Ashe skillfully weaves all the different accounts, legends, literature, historical documents into one continuous narrative that recreates in intriguing detail all the rulers and events, real or mythical, that are part of the rich tapestry of early
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David Ferrie: Mafia Pilot, Participant in Anti-Castro Bioweapon Plot, Friend of Lee Harvey Oswald and Key to the JFK Assassinati by Judyth Vary Baker
David Ferrie: Mafia Pilot, Participant in Anti-Castro Bioweapon Plot, Friend of Lee Harvey Oswald and Key to the JFK Assassinati

Of the all the people surrounding the assassination of President Kennedy, few are more mysterious and enigmatic than David William Ferrie of New Orleans. Author Judyth Vary Baker knew David Ferrie personally and worked with him in a covert project in

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Lake Nipigon: Where the Great Lakes Begin by Nancy Scott
Lake Nipigon: Where the Great Lakes Begin

The natural history of Lake Nipigon, the primary watershed feeding the Great Lakes, is explored, as well as the evolving human history of the area , from its aboriginal prehistory, through first European contact, the fur-trade era, resource development,
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The Last Escaper by Peter Tunstall
The Last Escaper

The riveting untold story of the legendary World War II bomber pilot, "cooler king," and arch escape artist

The product of a lifetime's reflection, The Last Escaper is Peter Tunstall's unforgettable memoir of his days in the British Royal Air Force

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Warfare in the Medieval World by Brian Todd Carey
Warfare in the Medieval World

Warfare in the Medieval World explores how civilizations and cultures made war on the battlefields of the Near East and Europe in the period between the fall of Rome and the introduction of reliable gunpowder weapons during the Thirty Years War. Through
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The Crusades: A Beginner's Guide by Andrew Jotischky
The Crusades: A Beginner's Guide

In 1095 Pope Urban II launched the First Crusade to recover Jerusalem from the Seljuq Turks. Tens of thousands of people joined his cause, making it the single largest event of the Middle Ages. The conflict would rage for over 200 years, poisoning Christian
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Nipissing: Historic Waterway, Wilderness Playground by Fran?oise No
Nipissing: Historic Waterway, Wilderness Playground

The Lake Nipissing area is best known as a voyageur route between the Ottawa River and Georgian Bay visited by explorers, missionaries, and fur traders. All of these travellers, however, were on a journey elsewhere. This book focuses on the less well-known
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The Christmas Match: Football in No Man's Land 1914 by Pehr Thermaenius
The Christmas Match: Football in No Man's Land 1914

After four months of intense fighting, the war in Flanders between German and British soldiers fell silent on Christmas Eve 1914. The soldiers started singing instead of shooting. On Christmas Day they came out of their trenches and met in No Man's Land.
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Frontier Justice: A History of the Gulf Country to 1900 by Tony Roberts
Frontier Justice: A History of the Gulf Country to 1900

“Frontier Justice is a very powerful and important book. It appears at a particularly significant time given the intense current debate about Aboriginal history. It is essential reading for anyone with an interest in the story of the Australian frontier."
Professor
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Fever and Thirst: An American Doctor Among the Tribes of Kurdistan, 1835-1844 by Gordon Taylor
Fever and Thirst: An American Doctor Among the Tribes of Kurdistan, 1835-1844

This is “an enthralling account" (Booklist) of an American missionary doctor and his unprecedented adventures in Iraq, Iran and Kurdistan in the mid 19th century. The amazing thing about reading this richly detailed and absorbing account of the life
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Voices of the Lusitania by Diana Preston
Voices of the Lusitania

Diana Preston curates a spectacular and harrowing collection of voices from the Lusitania tragedy. Eyewitness accounts capture the ship's sinking in real-life detail as more than half the ship's crew and passengers were drowned when a German U-boat torpedoed
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The Footloose American: Following the Hunter S. Thompson Trail Across South America by Brian Kevin
The Footloose American: Following the Hunter S. Thompson Trail Across South America

An adventure-filled and thought-provoking travelogue along Hunter S. Thompson's forgotten route through South America

In 1963, twenty-five-year-old Hunter S. Thompson completed a yearlong journey across South America, filing a series of dispatches for

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Brian Kevin2 Mar 2015$14.99

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Lincoln's Gift: How Humor Shaped Lincoln's Life and Legacy by Gordon Leidner
Lincoln's Gift: How Humor Shaped Lincoln's Life and Legacy

"Simply the best book that has been published on this great president's humor and stories...

Everyone interested in Abraham Lincoln will want to read this."-William C. Harris, author of Lincoln and the Border States

Abraham Lincoln has long been admired

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Season of '42: Joe D, Teddy Ballgame, and Baseball?s Fight to Survive a Turbulent First Year of War by Jack Cavanaugh
Season of '42: Joe D, Teddy Ballgame, and Baseball?s Fight to Survive a Turbulent First Year of War

Big league baseball would seem to have been a hard sell in 1942. World War II was not going well for the United States in the Pacific and not much better in Europe. Moreover, the country was in drastically short supply of ships, planes, submarines, torpedoes,
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Cassidy's Run: The Secret Spy War Over Nerve Gas by David Wise
Cassidy's Run: The Secret Spy War Over Nerve Gas

Cassidy's Run is the riveting story of one of the best-kept secrets of the Cold War -- an espionage operation mounted by Washington against the Soviet Union that ran for twenty-three years. At the highest levels of the government, its code name was

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Jerusalem 1913: The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict by Amy Dockser Marcus
Jerusalem 1913: The Origins of the Arab-Israeli Conflict

A Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter examines the true history of the discord between Israel and Palestine with surprising results.

Though the origins of the Arab-Israeli conflict have traditionally been traced to the British Mandate (1920-1948) that
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Lead On by Dave Oliver
Lead On

Informal, even conversational in style, Lead On! is nevertheless a serious handbook where aspiring leaders can learn how to achieve seemingly impossible goals. The ebook is replete with examples from the author's experience and from the history of the
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Loch Ness Monsters and Raining Frogs by Albert Jack
Loch Ness Monsters and Raining Frogs

The Famous Aurora Spaceship Mystery

Did a UFO really crash in a small town in Texas over a century ago?

When it comes to spaceships and little green men from Mars, most people's thoughts turn to the notorious events at Roswell, New Mexico, where in 1947

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Development in Asia: Interdisciplinary, Post-Neoliberal, and Transnational Perspectives by Derrick M. Nault
Development in Asia: Interdisciplinary, Post-Neoliberal, and Transnational Perspectives

"Development" is one of the most ubiquitous yet least understood concepts of our age. It is something all governments claim to be engaged in and is considered desirable by scholars, activists, policymakers, and laypeople alike. Yet it is also a highly
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The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors by James Hornfischer
The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors

Â"This will be a fight against overwhelming odds from which survival cannot be expected. We will do what damage we can.Â" With these words, Lieutenant Commander Robert W. Copeland addressed the crew of the destroyer escort USS Samuel B. Roberts on the
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Into the Crucible by James Woulfe
Into the Crucible

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Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team by John Steinbeck
Bombs Away: The Story of a Bomber Team

A magnificent volume of short novels and an essential World War II report from one of America's great twentieth-century writers

On the heels of the enormous success of his masterwork The Grapes of Wrath - and at the height of the American war effort

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John Steinbeck21 Aug 2009$15.00

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Parting the Desert by Zachary Karabell
Parting the Desert

Zachary Karabell was educated at Columbia; Oxford, where he received a degree in Modern Middle Eastern Studies; and Havard, where he received his Ph.

D. in 1996. He has taught at Harvard, the University of Massachusetts at Boston, and Dartmouth. He is

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Notorious Royal Marriages by Leslie Carroll
Notorious Royal Marriages

A funny, raucous, and delightfully dirty 900-year history of the royal marriages of Europe's most famous-and infamous-monarchs.

Since time immemorial, royal marriages have had little to do with love- and almost everything to do with diplomacy and dynasty.

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Leslie Carroll30 Nov 2009$15.00

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Improving State of the World, The: Why We're Living Longer, Healthier, More Comfortable Lives on a Cleaner Planet by Indur Goklany
Improving State of the World, The: Why We're Living Longer, Healthier, More Comfortable Lives on a Cleaner Planet

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Diario de Oaxaca: A Sketchbook Journal of Two Years in Mexico by Peter Kuper
Diario de Oaxaca: A Sketchbook Journal of Two Years in Mexico

Painting a vivid, personal portrait of social and political upheaval in Oaxaca, Mexico, this unique memoir employs comics, bilingual essays, photos, and sketches to chronicle the events that unfolded around a teachers' strike and led to a seven-month
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The Mayflower Papers: Selected Writings of Colonial New England by Nathaniel Philbrick
The Mayflower Papers: Selected Writings of Colonial New England

National Book Award winner Nathaniel Philbrick and his father, Thomas Philbrick, present the most significant and readable original works that were used in the writing of Mayflower, offering a definitive look at a crucial era of America's history. The
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Okinawa by Robert Leckie
Okinawa

"Leckie's smooth narrative deals with all aspects of the Okinawa battle...and his style adds some nice touches, including autobiographical flashes that go back as fas as Guadalcanal."-Washington Post Book World.
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Prehistory by Colin Renfrew
Prehistory

Colin Renfrew was professor of archaeology from 1981 to 2004, at Cambridge University where he is now a Fellow of the McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research. Also a Fellow of the British Academy, he has won numerous international medals and pr
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The Lincoln-Douglas Debates: The First Complete, Unexpurgated Text by Harold Holzer
The Lincoln-Douglas Debates: The First Complete, Unexpurgated Text

The seven debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas held during the Illinois senatorial race of 1858 are among the most important statements in American political history, dramatic struggles over the issues that would tear apart the nation in
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Summers with Lincoln: Looking for the Man in the Monuments by Harold Holzer
Summers with Lincoln: Looking for the Man in the Monuments

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

A few years ago, anticipating the bicentennial

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The Sun and the Moon: The Remarkable True Account of Hoaxers, Showmen, Dueling Journalists, and Lunar Man-Bats in Nineteenth-Cen by Matthew Goodman
The Sun and the Moon: The Remarkable True Account of Hoaxers, Showmen, Dueling Journalists, and Lunar Man-Bats in Nineteenth-Cen

The Sun and the Moon tells the delightful, entertaining, and surprisingly true story of how in the summer of 1835 a series of articles in the Sun, the first of the city's "penny papers," convinced the citizens of New York that the moon was inhabited. Six
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Degenerate Art Exhibition Guide 1937 - Bilingual edition German - English by Fritz Kaiser
Degenerate Art Exhibition Guide 1937 - Bilingual edition German - English

For the first time the Degenerate Art Exhibition Guide has been translated and published as a bilingual edition. The English speaking world finally has access to a key text from a dark period of art history. Many of the paintings described as degenerate
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Fritz Kaiser2 Jun 2010$15.00

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The U.S. Army Stability Operations Field Manual: U.S. Army Field Manual No. 3-07 by Caldwell IV William B
The U.S. Army Stability Operations Field Manual: U.S. Army Field Manual No. 3-07

Field Manual 3-07, Stability Operations, represents a milestone in Army doctrine. With a focus on transforming conflict, managing violence when it does occur and maintaining stable peace, The U.S. Army Stability Operations Field Manual (otherwise known
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Caldwell IV William B16 Jun 2010$15.00

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Underground by Haruki Murakami
Underground

TOKYO METROPOLITAN SUBWAY LINE
CHIYODA LINE
TRAIN A725K

Two men were assigned to drop sarin gas on the Chiyoda Line: Ikuo Hayashi and Tomomitsu Niimi. Hayashi was the principal criminal, Niimi the driver-accomplice.

Why Hayashi--a senior medical doctor

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The Magic Lantern by Timothy Garton Ash
The Magic Lantern

"[Garton Ash's] own involvement in these events, intellectual and emotional, is of such intensity that he can speak...from the inside as well as from the outside. Yet the sense of historic dimension...is never lost. And the quality of the writing places
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Jew Today by Elie Wiesel
Jew Today

In this powerful and wide-ranging collection of essays, letters and diary entries, weaving together all the periods of the author's life -- from his childhood in Transylvania to Auschwitz and Buchenwald, Paris, New York -- Elie Wiesel, acclaimed as one
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Hidden Power by Kati Marton
Hidden Power

Author and journalist Kati Marton was born in Hungary and has spent two decades writing and reporting from the United States, Europe, and the Far East. Ms. Marton is a director and former chairperson of the board of the Committee to Protect Journalists
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The Last Great Revolution by Robin Wright
The Last Great Revolution

On the dusty highway south from bustling Tehran, an enormous gold dome rises importantly across the horizon. Heat from the surrounding desert makes it shiver like a mirage, even in winter. Four spiny minarets quiver rhythmically alongside it.

The most

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Robin Wright17 Oct 2010$15.00

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Creating a Movement with Teeth: A Documentary History of the George Jackson Brigade by Daniel Burton-Rose
Creating a Movement with Teeth: A Documentary History of the George Jackson Brigade

This panoramic overview chronicles the activities of the George Jackson Brigade, a radical, 1970s, multiracial and sexually diverse organization-veterans of prisoners', women's, gay, and black liberation movements. The Brigade embraced bank robberies and
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Rebel Literacy: Cuba's National Literacy Campaign and Critical Global Citizenship by Mark Abendroth
Rebel Literacy: Cuba's National Literacy Campaign and Critical Global Citizenship

Rebel Literacy is a look at Cuba's National Literacy Campaign of 1961 in historical and global contexts. The Cuban Revolution cannot be understood without a careful study of Cuba's prior struggles for national sovereignty. Similarly, an understanding of
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The River of Doubt by Candice Millard
The River of Doubt

CHAPTER 1


Defeat


The line outside Madison Square Garden started to form at 5:30 p.m., just as an orange autumn sun was setting in New York City on Halloween Eve, 1912. The doors were not scheduled to open for another hour and a half, but the excitement

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Stride Toward Freedom by Martin Luther King
Stride Toward Freedom

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. (1929–-1968), Nobel Peace Prize laureate and architect of the nonviolent civil rights movement, was among the twentieth century's most influential figures. One of the greatest orators in U.S. history, Dr. King is the
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How the Irish Saved Civilization by Thomas Cahill
How the Irish Saved Civilization

Thomas Cahill is the author of Desire of the Everlasting Hills and The Gifts of the Jews. He divides his time between New York City and Rome.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Israel and Europe by Howard M. Sachar
Israel and Europe

Howard M. Sachar is the author of thirteen earlier books on Middle Eastern and Jewish history, including the internationally acclaimed A History of Israel (revised 1996). Based in Washington, D.C., where he is Professor of Modern History at George Washington
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Indian Givers by Jack Weatherford
Indian Givers

JACK WEATHERFORD holds the DeWitt Wallace Chair of Anthropology at Macalester College in Minnesota and an honorary position at Chinggis Khaan University in Mongolia. In 2007 he received the Order of the Polar Star, the highest award for service to the
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The Plantation Mistress by Catherine Clinton
The Plantation Mistress

"The Plantation Mistress challenges and reinterprets a host of issues related to the Old South. The result is a book that forces us to rethink some of our basic assumptions about two peculiar institutions -- the slave plantation and the nineteenth-century
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Catherine Clinton26 Dec 2010$15.00

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On Looking Into the Abyss by Gertrude Himmelfarb
On Looking Into the Abyss

In these provocative essays, one of our most distinguished historians looks into the abyss of the present. Himmelfarb exposes the intellectual and spiritual impoverishment of some of our most fashionable current ideas--and shows how the vogue for historical
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Gertrude Himmelfarb28 Dec 2010$15.00

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The Old Regime and the French Revolution by Alexis De Tocqueville
The Old Regime and the French Revolution

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Valkyrie by Philip Freiher Von Boeselager & Florence Fehrenbach & Jerome Fehrenbach
Valkyrie

When the Second World War broke out, Philipp Freiherr von Boeselager, then 25-years-old, fought enthusiastically for Germany as a cavalry officer. But after discovering Nazi crimes, von Boeselager's patriotism quickly turned to disgust, and he joined a
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Rev. Sang-Dong Han, The Founder of the Presbyterian Church in Korea (Koshin): A Biography by Koon Sik Shim
Rev. Sang-Dong Han, The Founder of the Presbyterian Church in Korea (Koshin): A Biography

Korea has had a miraculous history of Christian church growth. But it came at a price of much suffering, death, persecution, and hardship. Korean Church history of modern times has been intertwined with American history, such as involving World War 2,
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Koon Sik Shim19 Jan 2011$15.00

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Korean-American Voices of Youth in New Jersey by Esther Hah
Korean-American Voices of Youth in New Jersey

Korean-American teenagers from New Jersey write about their own experiences and reflections. This book, containing 9 essays by Korean-American youths from Junior and Senior High Schools in New Jersey, gives an excellent picture of the hopes and fears of
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Esther Hah27 Jan 2011$15.00

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Are English Jews Responsible for 9/11? An Examination of the History, Problems, and Causes by Devdas Pradesh
Are English Jews Responsible for 9/11? An Examination of the History, Problems, and Causes

ARE ENGLISH JEWS RESPONSIBLE FOR 9/11? AN EXAMINATION OF THE HISTORY, PROBLEMS, AND CAUSES is a timely book for understanding Global Terrorism. In a daring foray into examining causes for the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States of
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Devdas Pradesh27 Jan 2011$15.00

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The Korean Spirit: Poems by H. C. Kim
The Korean Spirit: Poems

THE KOREAN SPIRIT: POEMS is a collection of poems that captures the hopes and the fears of ethnic Koreans around the world. Korean anxiety heightened by the inclusion of North Korea as an axis of evil power impeding the Korean aspiration for a united Korea
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Raising America by Ann Hulbert
Raising America

Since the beginning of the twentieth century, millions of anxious parents have turned to child-rearing manuals for reassurance. Instead, however, they have often found yet more cause for worry. In this rich social history, Ann Hulbert analyzes one hundred
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William Marshal by Georges Duby
William Marshal

Recreates in detail the life of this advisor to the Plantagnets and knight extraordinaire.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Chickamauga by Shelby Foote
Chickamauga

Shelby Foote's monumental historical trilogy, "The Civil War: A Narrative," is our window into the day-by-day unfolding of our nation's defining event. Now Foote reveals the deeper human truth behind the battles and speeches through the fiction he has
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Behind the Palace Doors by Michael Farquhar
Behind the Palace Doors

Spanning 500 years of British history, a revealing look at the secret lives of some great (and not-so-great) Britons, courtesy of one of the world's most engaging royal historians

Beleaguered by scandal, betrayed by faithless spouses, bedeviled by ambitious

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Michael Farquhar17 Feb 2011$15.00

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Operacion Pedro Pan by Yvonne Conde
Operacion Pedro Pan

Poco despuéeacute;s de establecer su dictadura en 1959, y el caos social que resultóoacute; de la misma, corrieron rumores que Fidel Castro decretaríiacute;a que la potestad de todos los niñntilde;os cubanos seríiacute;a asumida
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Yvonne Conde26 Feb 2011$15.00

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Havana Dreams by Wendy Gimbel
Havana Dreams

A fascinating, powerfully evocative story of four generations of Cuban women, through whose lives the author illuminates a vivid picture--both personal and historical--of Cuba in our century.

"When I want to read a culture," writes Wendy Gimbel in her

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America Reborn by Martin Walker
America Reborn

Here is the story of America in the twentieth century as told through the lives of twenty-six of its most remarkable and historically crucial men and women.

The people Martin Walker has chosen to portray are presidents, industrialists, artists, thinkers,

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The Australian Guerrilla: The Scout by Ion L. Idriess
The Australian Guerrilla: The Scout

The scout is the eyes and ears of his army. No matter whether the fighting takes place in city or plain, on mountain or in desert or jungle, on mainland or island, through snow or swamp, every unit commander needs to know what is happening and where. In
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Ion L. Idriess26 Aug 2011$15.00

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German Secret Weapons of World War II by Anonymous
German Secret Weapons of World War II

Here is a remarkable look at exotic tanks, aircraft, rockets, U-boats and more, all based on actual German blueprints of World War II. Though many German secret weapons developed toward the end of WW II never made it further than the drawing board, some
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Anonymous26 Aug 2011$15.00

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Full-Auto Conversion Of The SKS Rifle by Powder Burns
Full-Auto Conversion Of The SKS Rifle

Learn how to modify the rifle's trigger assembly with simple hand tools, safely test the weapon for proper function and enjoy recreational full-auto fire. All BATF rules apply. This book is for academic study only! 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, softcover, photos, illus.,
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FBI Guide To Concealable Weapons by F. b. i.
FBI Guide To Concealable Weapons

After September 11, 2001, the FBI started collecting small, easily concealed knives and other potentially lethal objects, and compiled a catalog that has been distributed to airport screeners and law enforcement agencies across the country. In The FBI
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Witness to the German Revolution by Victor Serge
Witness to the German Revolution

In 1923 history stood at a cross roads. Serge unapologetically lent his pen to those fighting for international workers' revolution.
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The In Praise of Barbarians by Mike Davis
The In Praise of Barbarians

A bold collection of essays and polemics from the world-renowned social critic Mike Davis.
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My Traitor's Heart by Rian Malan
My Traitor's Heart

"Here is truth-telling at its most exemplary and courageous. The remorseless exercise of a reporter's anguished conscience gives us a South Africa we thought we knew all about: but we knew nothing." —John le Carré
My Traitor's Heart is an astonishing
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Gracefully Insane by Alex Beam
Gracefully Insane

An entertaining and poignant social history of McLean Hospital--temporary home to many of the troubled geniuses of our age--and of the evolution of the treatment of mental illness from the early 19th century to today
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Gracefully Insane by Alex Beam
Gracefully Insane

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Raupatu: The Confiscation of Maori Land by Richard Boast
Raupatu: The Confiscation of Maori Land

A groundbreaking collection of essays by leading academics and intellectuals, this record examines the confiscation of Maori land in 19th-century New Zealand and the broader imperial context. Based on a 2008 conference entitled Coming to Terms? Raupatu/Confiscation

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Richard Boast19 May 2012$15.00

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Maori and the State: Crown-Maori Relations in New Zealand/Aotearoa, 1950-2000 by Richard S. S. Hill
Maori and the State: Crown-Maori Relations in New Zealand/Aotearoa, 1950-2000

Presenting the most recent research and written by an expert in the field, this examination explores the principal interrelationships between the British Crown and the Maori people in the 1950s and 1960s when Crown assimilation policies intensified—and

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"They're Bankrupting Us!" by Bill Fletcher Jr.
"They're Bankrupting Us!"

From Wisconsin to Washington, DC, the claims are made: unions are responsible for budget deficits, and their members are overpaid and enjoy cushy benefits. The only way to save the American economy, pundits claim, is to weaken the labor movement, strip
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Bill Fletcher Jr.8 Aug 2012$15.00

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The Rebels' Hour by Lieve Joris
The Rebels' Hour

Lieve Joris has long been considered “one of the best journalists in the world" (Libération, France) and in The Rebels' Hour she illuminates the dark heart of contemporary Congo through the prism of one lonely, complicated man—a rebel leader
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Confessions of a Mullah Warrior by Masood Farivar
Confessions of a Mullah Warrior

Masood Farivar was ten years old when his childhood in peaceful and prosperous Afghanistan was shattered by the Soviet invasion of 1979. Although he was born into a long line of religious and political leaders who had shaped his nation's history for centuries,
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Ivory's Ghosts: The White Gold of History and the Fate of Elephants by John Frederick Walker
Ivory's Ghosts: The White Gold of History and the Fate of Elephants

Praised for the nuance and sensitivity with which it approaches one of the most fraught conservation issues we face today, John Frederick Walker's Ivory's Ghosts tells the astonishing story of the power of ivory through the ages, and its impact on elephants.
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The Last Stand of Fox Company: A True Story of U.S. Marines in Combat by Bob Drury & Tom Clavin
The Last Stand of Fox Company: A True Story of U.S. Marines in Combat

November 1950, the Korean Peninsula: After General MacArthur ignores Mao's warnings and pushes his UN forces deep into North Korea, his 10,000 First Division Marines find themselves surrounded and hopelessly outnumbered by 100,000 Chinese soldiers near
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Bob Drury &
Tom Clavin
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One Soldier's War by Arkady Babchenko
One Soldier's War

One Soldier's War is a visceral and unflinching memoir of a young Russian soldier's experience in the Chechen wars that brilliantly captures the fear, drudgery, chaos, and brutality of modern combat. An excerpt of the book was hailed by Tibor Fisher
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Arkady Babchenko20 Aug 2012$15.00

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American Veterans on War: Personal Stories from WW II to Afghanistan by Elise Forbes Tripp
American Veterans on War: Personal Stories from WW II to Afghanistan

The United States is embroiled in conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan—wars that seem as far from Americans' understanding as they are distant from our shores.

With American Veterans on War, Elise Forbes Tripp brings our current wars and their predecessors

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The Art of Political Murder: Who Killed the Bishop? by Francisco Goldman
The Art of Political Murder: Who Killed the Bishop?

Bishop Juan Gerardi, Guatemala's leading human rights activist, was bludgeoned to death in his garage on a Sunday night in 1998, two days after the presentation of a groundbreaking church-sponsored report implicating the military in the murders and disappearances
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Francisco Goldman21 Aug 2012$15.00

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The Dust Of Empire: The Race For Mastery In The Asian Heartland by Karl Meyer
The Dust Of Empire: The Race For Mastery In The Asian Heartland

A "rattling good"* inquiry into the historical impact of Western involvement with Central Asia, spelling out the implications for the United States and its allies today
*(New York Times Book Review)
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Karl Meyer21 Aug 2012$15.00

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Leon and Louise by Alex Capus
Leon and Louise

A tale of love's triumph against improbable odds and the vicissitudes of history, by one of European's great emerging novelists
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Chasing Churchill: The Travels of Winston Churchill by Celia Sandys
Chasing Churchill: The Travels of Winston Churchill

Sir Winston Churchill was a well-traveled man. By the time he was twenty-five, his thirst for adventure had taken him to Cuba, India's North-West frontier, the Sudan, and South Africa, as well as to battle, prison, and worldwide fame. During World War
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Celia Sandys15 Oct 2012$15.00

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Egypt on the Brink by Tarek Osman
Egypt on the Brink

Famous until the 1950s for its religious pluralism and extraordinary cultural heritage, Egypt is now seen as an increasingly repressive and divided land, home of the Muslim Brotherhood and an opaque regime headed by the aging President Mubarak.

In this

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Tarek Osman25 Oct 2012$15.00

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The Age Of Terror: America And The World After September 11 by Strobe Talbott & Nayan Chanda
The Age Of Terror: America And The World After September 11

An agenda-setting team of experts looks at how terrorism can be understood, contained, and ultimately defeated
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Strobe Talbott &
Nayan Chanda
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The Gladiator: The Secret History Of Rome's Warrior Slaves by Alan Baker
The Gladiator: The Secret History Of Rome's Warrior Slaves

Take "a lively, voyeuristic glimpse into the ancient world" of the gladiator (Publishers Weekly)
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The Man Who Broke Into Auschwitz: A True Story of World War II by Denis Avey & Rob Broomby
The Man Who Broke Into Auschwitz: A True Story of World War II

While millions would have done anything to escape, one remarkable British soldier smuggled himself into Auschwitz to witness the horror and tell others the truth.
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Frenchmans Cap by Simon Kleinig
Frenchmans Cap

Frenchmans Cap tells the story of Australia's most majestic mountain and 'one of the world's great wilderness walks' - a must for any modern day adventurer in Tasmania. Named by convicts in Macquarie Harbour's infamous prison in the 1820s, Frenchmans Cap
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The Long Detour: The History And Future Of The American Left by James Weinstein
The Long Detour: The History And Future Of The American Left

An engaging account of American socialism, past and future, as witnessed by a key historian and founder of one of the modern left's most important news magazines, In These Times
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The Perfect Summer: England 1911, Just Before the Storm by Juliet Nicolson
The Perfect Summer: England 1911, Just Before the Storm

The Perfect Summer chronicles a glorious English summer a century ago, when the world was on the cusp of irrevocable change. Through the tight lens of four months, Juliet Nicolson's rich storytelling gifts rivet us with the sights, colors, and feelings
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Along Navajo Trails: Recollections of a Trader 1898-1948 by Will Evans
Along Navajo Trails: Recollections of a Trader 1898-1948

Will Evans's writings should find a special niche in the small but significant body of literature from and about traders to the Navajos. Evans was the proprietor of the Shiprock Trading Company. Probably more than most of his fellow traders, he had a strong
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Legacy by Leigh Straw
Legacy

A brutal killing and a secret hidden for fifty years.
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Invisible Advantage Workbook: Ghillie Suit Construction Made Simple by Tom Forbes
Invisible Advantage Workbook: Ghillie Suit Construction Made Simple

The three-dimensional camouflage of the famed ghillie suit is unparalleled in its ability to conceal the outdoorsman. But preassembled suits are expensive, and kits can be both costly and time-consuming. Tom Forbes, author of the best-selling PVC Projects
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Europe's Deadlock: How the Euro Crisis Could Be Solved - And Why It Won't Happen by David Marsh
Europe's Deadlock: How the Euro Crisis Could Be Solved - And Why It Won't Happen

In this short, fiercely argued book, David Marsh explains how five years of continuous crisis management not only have failed to resolve the EurozoneÆs problems but have actually made things worse. While austerity-wracked southern states descend into
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Fugitive Days: Memoirs of an Antiwar Activist by William Ayers
Fugitive Days: Memoirs of an Antiwar Activist

Bill Ayers was born into privilege and is today a highly respected educator. In the late 1960s he was a young pacifist who helped to found one of the most radical political organizations in U.S. history, the Weather Underground. In a new era of antiwar
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A Fierce Domain: Conflict in Cyberspace, 1986 to 2012 by Jason Healey
A Fierce Domain: Conflict in Cyberspace, 1986 to 2012

A Fierce Domain: Conflict in Cyberspace, 1986-2012 is the first book of its kind- a comprehensive, accessible history of cyber conflict. A Fierce Domain reaches back to look at the major "wake-up calls," the major conflicts that have forced the realization
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Octopus by Kenn Thomas
Octopus

Investigator Danny Casolaro's 1991 death in a Martinsburg, West Virginia, hotel opened the door to a world of conspiracy and intrigue that continues to haunt today's headlines. This true account of his death is as harrowing as the best spy fiction.
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Unconditional Democracy: Education and Politics in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952 by Toshio Nishi
Unconditional Democracy: Education and Politics in Occupied Japan, 1945-1952

The difficult mission of a regime change: Toshio Nishi gives an account of how America converted the Japanese mindset from war to peace following World War II.
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On That Day, Everybody Ate: One Woman's Story of Hope and Possibility in Haiti by Paul Farmer
On That Day, Everybody Ate: One Woman's Story of Hope and Possibility in Haiti

Following her husband s untimely death, Margaret Trost visited Haiti to heal her broken heart through service. Struggling to make sense of the extreme poverty and touched by the warmth and resilience of those she met, she partners with a local community
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Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Laws That Changed America by Nick Kotz
Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Laws That Changed America

Opposites in almost every way, mortally suspicious of each other at first, Lyndon Baines Johnson and Martin Luther King, Jr., were thrust together in the aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination. Both men sensed a historic opportunity and began a delicate
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Johnny Depp Starts Here by Murray Pomerance
Johnny Depp Starts Here

From beloved bad-boy to cool and captivating maverick, Johnny Depp has inspired media intrigue and has been the source of international acclaim since the early 1990s. He has attracted attention for his eccentric image, his accidental acting career, his
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Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Laws That Changed America by Nick Kotz
Judgment Days: Lyndon Baines Johnson, Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Laws That Changed America

Opposites in almost every way, mortally suspicious of each other at first, Lyndon Baines Johnson and Martin Luther King, Jr., were thrust together in the aftermath of John F. Kennedy's assassination. Both men sensed a historic opportunity and began a delicate
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Beyond Choice: Reproductive Freedom In The 21st Century by Alexander Sanger
Beyond Choice: Reproductive Freedom In The 21st Century

The world has changed, but the pro-choice position hasn't. Now an internationally renowned pro-choice advocate--and grandson of Margaret Sanger--offers a compelling new basis for keeping abortion legal
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Escape From Leipzig by Harald Fritzsch
Escape From Leipzig

In the 1960s, Leipzig was the center of resistance in East Germany. Harald Fritzsch, then a physics student, contemplated escape. But before he left, he wanted to demonstrate to the government that they had gone too far when they destroyed St. Paul's
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Mysteries of Isis The Ancient Egyptian Philosophy of Self-Realization by Muata Ashby
Mysteries of Isis The Ancient Egyptian Philosophy of Self-Realization

The Ancient Egyptian Philosophy of Self-Realization - There are several paths to discover the Divine and the mysteries of the higher Self. This volume details the mystery teachings of the goddess Aset (Isis) from Ancient Egypt- the path of wisdom. It includes
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SACRED SEXUALITY: EGYPTIAN TANTRA YOGA: The Art of Sex Sublimation and Universal Consciousness by Muata Ashby
SACRED SEXUALITY: EGYPTIAN TANTRA YOGA: The Art of Sex Sublimation and Universal Consciousness

SACRED SEXUALITY: EGYPTIAN TANTRA YOGA: The Art of Sex Sublimation and Universal Consciousness This Volume will expand on the male and female principles within the human body and in the universe and further detail the sublimation of sexual energy into
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African Religion VOL. 1- ANUNIAN THEOLOGY THE MYSTERIES OF RA The Philosophy of Anu and The Mystical Teachings of The Ancient Eg by Muata Ashby
African Religion VOL. 1- ANUNIAN THEOLOGY THE MYSTERIES OF RA The Philosophy of Anu and The Mystical Teachings of The Ancient Eg

African Religion VOL. 1- ANUNIAN THEOLOGY THE MYSTERIES OF RA The Philosophy of Anu and The Mystical Teachings of The Ancient Egyptian Creation Myth Discover the mystical teachings contained in the Creation Myth and the gods and goddesses who brought creation
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EGYPT AND INDIA AFRICAN ORIGINS OF Eastern Civilization, Religion, Yoga Mysticism and Philosophy by Muata Ashby
EGYPT AND INDIA AFRICAN ORIGINS OF Eastern Civilization, Religion, Yoga Mysticism and Philosophy

EGYPT AND INDIA AFRICAN ORIGINS OF Eastern Civilization, Religion, Yoga Mysticism and Philosophy. Over the past several years I have been asked to put together in one volume the most important evidences showing the correlations and common teachings between
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The Egyptian Book of the Dead Mysticism of the Pert Em Heru by Muata Ashby
The Egyptian Book of the Dead Mysticism of the Pert Em Heru

19. THE EGYPTIAN BOOK OF THE DEAD MYSTICISM OF THE PERT EM HERU " I Know myself, I know myself, I am One With God!-From the Pert Em Heru "The Ru Pert em Heru" or "Ancient Egyptian Book of The Dead," or "Book of Coming Forth By Day" as it is more popularly
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Something Old, Something Bold: Bridal Showers and Bachelorette Parties by Beth Montemurro
Something Old, Something Bold: Bridal Showers and Bachelorette Parties

Contemporary weddings in the United States can be extravagant, highly ritualized, and costly affairs. From the intricate details of the wedding dress, to the painstaking selection of flowers, to the festively-packaged favors offered to guests, they are
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Public Native America: Tribal Self-Representations in Museums, Powwows, and Casinos by Mary Lawlor
Public Native America: Tribal Self-Representations in Museums, Powwows, and Casinos

Both glamorous and scandalous, the Native American casino and gaming industry has attracted the American public's attention to life on reservations to an unprecedented degree. At the same time, other tribal public venues, such as museums and powwows, have
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History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages, 11th Century, Book 7 by Ferdinand Gregorovius
History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages, 11th Century, Book 7

Ferdinand Gregorovius' History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages, Book Seven covers the Eleventh Century. It treats the relations of the Emperor and Pope to Rome; the rise of civic offices; the career of John Crescentius and the Tusculans; the rule
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History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages, 1260-1305, Book 10 by Ferdinand Gregorovius
History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages, 1260-1305, Book 10

Ferdinand Gregorovius' History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages, Book Ten covers the years 1260 to 1305. It treats the Hohenstaufen heirs of Frederick II: Manfred and Conradin; Guelph and Ghibelline conflict in Rome; Urban IV, Charles of Anjou and
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History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages, 1355-1420, Book 12 by Ferdinand Gregorovius
History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages, 1355-1420, Book 12

Ferdinand Gregorovius' History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages, Book Twelve covers the years 1355 to 1420. It treats Emperor Charles IV in Italy; Albornoz and the Roman constitution; Popes Urban V and Gregory XI; Bridget of Sweden and Catherine
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History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages, 12th Century, Book 8 by Ferdinand Gregorovius
History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages, 12th Century, Book 8

Ferdinand Gregorovius' History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages, Book Eight covers the Twelfth Century. It treats the continuing conflict over investiture and the Concordat of Worms; the reign of Emperor Henry V; the rise of the Norman Kingdom of
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History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages, 1200-1260, Book 9 by Ferdinand Gregorovius
History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages, 1200-1260, Book 9

Ferdinand Gregorovius' History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages, Book Nine covers the years 1200 to 1260. It treats the reign of Innocent III in Rome and abroad; the house of Conti; Emperor Frederick II; the papal crusade against the Hohenstaufen;
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History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages, 1305-1354, Book 11 by Ferdinand Gregorovius
History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages, 1305-1354, Book 11

Ferdinand Gregorovius' History of the City of Rome in the Middle Ages, Book Eleven covers the years 1305 to 1354. It treats the desertion of Rome; the Avignon Papacy; Emperor Henry VII in Italy, 1312-13; the Colonna and the Orsini; Fra Venturino da Bergamo;
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Florilegium Columbianum: Essays in Honor of Paul Oskar Kristeller by Selig Karl-Ludwig
Florilegium Columbianum: Essays in Honor of Paul Oskar Kristeller

Essays by Roger S. Bagnall, J.M.W. Bean, James Beck, Richard Brilliant, Alan Cameron, James Coulter, Robert W. Hanning, Arthur Hyman, Gillian Lindt, Eugene F. Rice Jr., David Rosand, Karl-Ludwig Selig, Robert Somerville, Leonardo Tarán, and David Yer
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Living in 1984: America's Flirtation with Fascism by Jolene Or Gregg Matson
Living in 1984: America's Flirtation with Fascism

WARNING: Reading this could be an act of thoughtcrime! In Living in 1984 - America's Flirtation with Fascism, Gregg Ward Matson asks if America, defender of liberty since its founding in the Age of Enlightenment, is becoming a neo-fascist state in its
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Healing the Criminal Heart: Ancient Egyptian Maat Philosophy and the Path to Spiritual Redemption by Muata Ashby
Healing the Criminal Heart: Ancient Egyptian Maat Philosophy and the Path to Spiritual Redemption

HEALING THE CRIMINAL HEART. Introduction to Maat Philosophy, Yoga and Spiritual Redemption Through the Path of Virtue Who is a criminal? Is there such a thing as a criminal heart? What is the source of evil and sinfulness and is there any way to rise above
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The Glorious Light Meditation System of Ancient Egypt by Muata Ashby
The Glorious Light Meditation System of Ancient Egypt

THE GLORIOUS LIGHT MEDITATION TECHNIQUE OF ANCIENT EGYPT New for the year 2000. This volume is based on the earliest known instruction in history given for the practice of formal meditation. Discovered by Dr. Muata Ashby, it is inscribed on the walls of
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African Dionysus: Ancient Egyptian Origins of Ancient Greek Myth, Culture, Religion and Philosophy by Muata Ashby
African Dionysus: Ancient Egyptian Origins of Ancient Greek Myth, Culture, Religion and Philosophy

AFRICAN DIONYSUS: FROM EGYPT TO GREECE: The Kamitan Origins of Greek Culture and Religion ISBN: 1-884564-47-X FROM EGYPT TO GREECE This insightful manual is a reference to Ancient Egyptian mythology and philosophy and its correlation to what later became
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African Religion Volume 4-Asarian Theology by Muata Ashby
African Religion Volume 4-Asarian Theology

AFRICAN RELIGION Volume 4: ASARIAN THEOLOGY: RESURRECTING OSIRIS The path of Mystical Awakening and the Keys to Immortality NEW REVISED AND EXPANDED EDITION! The Ancient Sages created stories based on human and superhuman beings whose struggles, aspirations,
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African Religion Volume 2: Theban Theology by Muata Ashby
African Religion Volume 2: Theban Theology

African Religion Volume 2- Theban Theology U.S. In this long awaited sequel to Egyptian Yoga: The Philosophy of Enlightenment you will take a fascinating and enlightening journey back in time and discover the teachings which constituted the epitome of
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THE AFRICAN ORIGINS Volume 1: AFRICAN ORIGINS OF CIVILIZATION, RELIGION AND YOGA SPIRITUALITY AND ETHICS PHILOSOPHY by Muata Ashby
THE AFRICAN ORIGINS Volume 1: AFRICAN ORIGINS OF CIVILIZATION, RELIGION AND YOGA SPIRITUALITY AND ETHICS PHILOSOPHY

Description is for all volumens in series-THE AFRICAN ORIGINS OF CIVILIZATION, RELIGION AND YOGA SPIRITUALITY AND ETHICS PHILOSOPHY HARD COVER EDITION Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 in one volume 683 Pages Hard Cover First Edition Three volumes in one. Over the
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Egyptian Mysteries Volume 1: Fundamental Principles of Neterian Religion of Ancient Egypt by Muata Ashby
Egyptian Mysteries Volume 1: Fundamental Principles of Neterian Religion of Ancient Egypt

Egyptian Mysteries: Vol. 1, Shetaut Neter What are the Mysteries? For thousands of years the spiritual tradition of Ancient Egypt, Shetaut Neter, "The Egyptian Mysteries," "The Secret Teachings," have fascinated, tantalized and amazed the world. At one
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African Religion Volume 3: Memphite Theology by Muata Ashby
African Religion Volume 3: Memphite Theology

African Religion VOL 3: Memphite Theology: MYSTERIES OF MIND Mystical Psychology & Mental Health for Enlightenment and Immortality based on the Ancient Egyptian Philosophy of Menefer -Mysticism of Ptah, Egyptian Physics and Yoga Metaphysics and the Hidden
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Egyptian Yoga: Postures of the Gods and Goddesses by Muata Ashby
Egyptian Yoga: Postures of the Gods and Goddesses

Discover the physical postures and exercises practiced thousands of years ago in Ancient Egypt which are today known as Yoga exercises. Discover the history of the postures and how they were transferred from Ancient Egypt in Africa to India through Buddhist
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The 42 Precepts of Maat and the Philosophy of Righteous Action of Ancient Egypt by Muata Ashby
The 42 Precepts of Maat and the Philosophy of Righteous Action of Ancient Egypt

THE FORTY TWO PRECEPTS OF MAAT, THE PHILOSOPHY OF RIGHTEOUS ACTION AND THE ANCIENT EGYPTIAN WISDOM TEXTS ADVANCED STUDIES This manual is designed for use with the 1998 Maat Philosophy Class conducted by Dr. Muata Ashby. This is a detailed study of Maat
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Introduction to Maat Philosophy of Ancient Egypt by Muata Ashby
Introduction to Maat Philosophy of Ancient Egypt

INTRODUCTION TO MAAT PHILOSOPHY: Spiritual Enlightenment Through the Path of Virtue Known as Karma Yoga in India, the teachings of MAAT for living virtuously and with orderly wisdom are explained and the student is to begin practicing the precepts of Maat
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Initiation Into Egyptian Yoga and Neterian Spirituality by Muata Ashby
Initiation Into Egyptian Yoga and Neterian Spirituality

Shedy: Spiritual discipline or program, to go deeply into the mysteries, to study the mystery teachings and literature profoundly, to penetrate the mysteries. You will learn about the mysteries of initiation into the teachings and practice of Yoga and
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The Mystic Path of Divine Love by Muata Ashby
The Mystic Path of Divine Love

The Process of Mystical Transformation and The Path of Divine Love This Volume focuses on the ancient wisdom teachings of "Neter Merri" -the Ancient Egyptian philosophy of Divine Love and how to use them in a scientific process for self-transformation.
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African Origins Volume 2: The African Origins of Western Civilization, Religion and Ethics Philosophy by Muata Ashby
African Origins Volume 2: The African Origins of Western Civilization, Religion and Ethics Philosophy

Description is for Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 Over the past several years I have been asked to put together in one volume the most important evidences showing the correlations and common teachings between Kamitan (Ancient Egyptian) culture and religion and
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The Secret Lotus: Poetry of Enlightenment by Muata Ashby
The Secret Lotus: Poetry of Enlightenment

THE SECRET LOTUS: Poetry of Enlightenment Discover the mystical sentiment of the Kemetic teaching as expressed through the poetry of Sebai Muata Ashby. The teaching of spiritual awakening is uniquely experienced when the poetic sensibility is present.
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Egyptian Mysteries Volume 3: Priests and Priestesses of Ancient Egypt by Muata Ashby
Egyptian Mysteries Volume 3: Priests and Priestesses of Ancient Egypt

EGYPTIAN MYSTERIES VOL. 3 The Priests and Priestesses of Ancient Egypt This volume details the path of Neterian priesthood, the joys, challenges and rewards of advanced Neterian life, the teachings that allowed the priests and priestesses to manage the
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Meditation: The Ancient Egyptian Path to Enlightenment by Muata Ashby
Meditation: The Ancient Egyptian Path to Enlightenment

MEDITATION The Ancient Egyptian Path to Enlightenment Many people do not know about the rich history of meditation practice in Ancient Egypt. This volume outlines the theory of meditation and presents the Ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphic text which give instruction
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EGYPTIAN MYSTERIES VOL 2- Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt by Muata Ashby
EGYPTIAN MYSTERIES VOL 2- Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt

EGYPTIAN MYSTERIES VOL 2: Dictionary of Gods and Goddesses This book is about the mystery of neteru, the gods and goddesses of Ancient Egypt (Kamit, Kemet). Neteru means "Gods and Goddesses." But the Neterian teaching of Neteru represents more than the
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Egyptian Yoga: The Philosophy of Enlightenment by Muata Ashby
Egyptian Yoga: The Philosophy of Enlightenment

An original, fully illustrated work, including hieroglyphs, detailing the meaning of the Egyptian mysteries, tantric yoga, psycho-spiritual and physical exercises. Egyptian Yoga is a guide to the practice of the highest spiritual philosophy which leads
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The Prince of the Marshes: And Other Occupational Hazards of a Year in Iraq by Rory Stewart
The Prince of the Marshes: And Other Occupational Hazards of a Year in Iraq

In August 2003, at the age of thirty, Rory Stewart took a taxi from Jordan to Baghdad. A Farsi-speaking British diplomat who had recently completed an epic walk from Turkey to Bangladesh, he was soon appointed deputy governor of Amarah and then Nasiriyah,
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A Special Mission: Hitler's Secret Plot to Seize the Vatican and Kidnap Pope Pius XII by Dan Kurzman
A Special Mission: Hitler's Secret Plot to Seize the Vatican and Kidnap Pope Pius XII

The shocking and incredible story behind Hitler's “special mission" to kidnap Pope Pius XII-kill him, if necessary-and the surprising result of its failure
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Let Me Finish by Roger Angell
Let Me Finish

Widely known as an original and graceful writer, Roger Angell has developed a devoted following through his essays in the New Yorker. Now, in Let Me Finish, a deeply personal, fresh form of autobiography, he takes an unsentimental look at his early days

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Halsey's Typhoon: The True Story of a Fighting Admiral, an Epic Storm, and an Untold Rescue by Bob Drury & Tom Clavin
Halsey's Typhoon: The True Story of a Fighting Admiral, an Epic Storm, and an Untold Rescue

Halsey's Typhoon is the story of World War II's most unexpected disaster at sea. In the final days of 1944, Admiral William “Bull" Halsey is the Pacific theater's most popular and colorful naval hero. After a string of victories, the “Fighting
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The American Home Front: 1941-1942 by Alistair Cooke
The American Home Front: 1941-1942

In nearly three thousand BBC broadcasts over fifty-eight years, Alistair Cooke reported on America, illuminating our country for a global audience. He was one of the most widely read and widely heard chroniclers of America—the Twentieth Century's
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1942: The Year That Tried Men's Souls by Winston Groom
1942: The Year That Tried Men's Souls

From the author of Forrest Gump and A Storm in Flanders comes a riveting chronicle of America's most critical hour. On December 6, 1941, an unexpected attack on American territory pulled an unprepared country into a terrifying new brand of warfare.
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The New Great Game: Blood and Oil in Central Asia by Lutz Kleveman
The New Great Game: Blood and Oil in Central Asia

In the tradition of The Prize, Lutz Kleveman gives us the twenty-first-century chapter on the history, passion, and politics of oil and gas resources, and the struggle to control them in a critical part of the world.
Using the concept of the "Great Game"
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Guests of the Ayatollah: The Iran Hostage Crisis: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam by Mark Bowden
Guests of the Ayatollah: The Iran Hostage Crisis: The First Battle in America's War with Militant Islam

From the best-selling author of Black Hawk Down comes a riveting, definitive chronicle of the Iran hostage crisis, America's first battle with militant Islam. On November 4, 1979, a group of radical Islamist students, inspired by the revolutionary Iranian
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The Choice by Zbigniew Brzezinski
The Choice

"American power and a pervasive globalization are the central realities of today's world, and the source of its thorniest dilemmas. Yet while America's unprecedented might should be the source of globa"
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Triangle: The Fire That Changed America by David von Drehle
Triangle: The Fire That Changed America

Triangle is a poignantly detailed account of the 1911 disaster that horrified the country and changed the course of twentieth-century politics and labor relations

On March 25, 1911, as workers were getting ready to leave for the day, a fire broke out in

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The Sword and the Cross: Two Men and an Empire of Sand by Fergus Fleming
The Sword and the Cross: Two Men and an Empire of Sand

Whether writing of the Alps, the high seas, or the North Pole, Fergus Fleming has won acclaim as one of today's most vivid and engaging historians of adventure and exploration. The Sword and the Cross takes us to the Sahara at the end of the nineteenth
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Crossing the Rhine: Breaking into Nazi Germany 1944 and 1945 - The Greatest Airborne Battles in History by Lloyd Clark
Crossing the Rhine: Breaking into Nazi Germany 1944 and 1945 - The Greatest Airborne Battles in History

In September 1944, with the Allies eager to break into Nazi Germany after Normandy, thirty-five thousand U.S. and British troops parachuted into Nazi held territory in the Netherlands. The controversial offensive, code named Operation Market Garden, was
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The Lantern Tower of Westminster Abbey 1060-2010: Reconstructing Its History and Architecture by Warwick Rodwell
The Lantern Tower of Westminster Abbey 1060-2010: Reconstructing Its History and Architecture

Westminster Abbey is one of the most important and well-known medieval buildings in Europe but, despite being studied by generations of scholars, there is still much to learn about its history and architecture. The lantern over the centre of the church
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Jimmy's Adventures In The Green Swamp by Me-Mon
Jimmy's Adventures In The Green Swamp

Jimmy's Adventures in the "Green Swamp" Is a fictionalized account of "Cracker " Lifestyle in the Central Florida area in the 1960s, it is written to enrich the study of Florida History. Each chapter is designed to stand-alone.
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Paradise Lust: Searching for the Garden of Eden by Brook Wilensky-Lanford
Paradise Lust: Searching for the Garden of Eden

It seems that ever since mankind was kicked out of the Garden of Eden for eating the forbidden fruit, we've been trying to get back in. Or at least, we've been wondering where the Garden might have been. St. Augustine had a theory, and so did medieval
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The King of Infinite Space: Euclid and His Elements by David Berlinski
The King of Infinite Space: Euclid and His Elements

Geometry defines the world around us, helping us make sense of everything from architecture to military science to fashion. And for over two thousand years, geometry has been equated with Euclid's Elements, arguably the most influential book in the history
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The Age Of Terror: America And The World After September 11 by Strobe Talbott & Nayan Chanda
The Age Of Terror: America And The World After September 11

The Age Of Terror
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Monastic Prisons and Torture Chambers: Crime and Punishment in Central European Monasteries, 1600-1800 by Ulrich L. Lehner
Monastic Prisons and Torture Chambers: Crime and Punishment in Central European Monasteries, 1600-1800

Following the Council of Trent (1545-1563), Catholic religious orders underwent substantial reform. Nevertheless, on occasion monks and nuns had to be disciplined and--if they had committed a crime--punished. Consequently, many religious orders relied
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The Long Detour: The History And Future Of The American Left by James Weinstein
The Long Detour: The History And Future Of The American Left

The Long Detour
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Faith of My Fathers by Mark Salter & John Mccain
Faith of My Fathers

John McCain is one of the most admired leaders in the United States government, but his deeply felt memoir of family and war is not a political one and ends before his election to Congress. With candor and ennobling power, McCain tells a story that, in
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Life Is So Good by Richard Glaubman & George Dawson
Life Is So Good

One man's extraordinary journey through the twentieth century and how he learned to read at age 98

"Things will be all right. People need to hear that. Life is good, just as it is. There isn't anything I would change about my life."—George Dawson

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Beyond the Edge of the Sea: Sailing with Jason and the Argonauts, Ulysses, the Vikings, and Other Explorers of the Ancient World by Mauricio Obregon
Beyond the Edge of the Sea: Sailing with Jason and the Argonauts, Ulysses, the Vikings, and Other Explorers of the Ancient World

The story of Jason and the Argonauts and Homer's tales of Ulysses' wanderings are among the greatest of the ancient epics, but they are not merely fiction. Following the clues in the classical texts, Mauricio Obregón here maps the likely routes of these
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The American Revolution: A History by Gordon S. Wood
The American Revolution: A History

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

"An elegant synthesis done by the leading scholar in the field, which nicely integrates the work on the American Revolution over the last three decades but never loses contact with the older, classic questions that we have
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Law in America: A Short History by Lawrence M. Friedman
Law in America: A Short History

"Law in America is a little gem. It is a peerless introduction to our legal history—concise, clear, tellingly told, and beautifully written. The greatest living historian of American law has done it again."
—Stanley N. Katz,
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Travels with Herodotus by Ryszard Kapuscinski
Travels with Herodotus

From the renowned journalist comes this intimate account of his years in the field, traveling for the first time beyond the Iron Curtain to India, China, Ethiopia, and other exotic locales.

In the 1950s, Ryszard Kapuscinski finished university in Poland

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Jawbreaker: The Attack on Bin Laden and Al Qaeda: A Personal Account by the CIA's Key Field Commander by Gary Berntsen & Ralph Pezzullo
Jawbreaker: The Attack on Bin Laden and Al Qaeda: A Personal Account by the CIA's Key Field Commander

In Jawbreaker Gary Berntsen, until recently one of the CIA's most decorated officers, comes out from under cover for the first time to describe his no-holds-barred pursuit of Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda.

With his unique mix of clandestine knowledge

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His Day Is Done: A Nelson Mandela Tribute by Maya Angelou
His Day Is Done: A Nelson Mandela Tribute

He was a son of Africa who became father to a nation and, for billions of people around the world, a beacon of hope, courage, and perseverance in the face of opposition. Now, acclaimed poet Maya Angelou honors the life and remarkable soul of Nelson Mandela,
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Who Cooked the Last Supper? The Women's History of the World by Rosalind Miles
Who Cooked the Last Supper? The Women's History of the World

Men dominate history because men write history. There have been many heroes, but no heroines. This is the book that overturns that "phallusy of history," giving voice to the true history of the world — which, always and forever, must include the
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Sub: An Oral History of US Navy Submarines by Mark Roberts
Sub: An Oral History of US Navy Submarines

True tales of life and death as told by those who fought in the briny depths.

From the undersea warfare of World War II through the Cold War stand-offs in the deep to the cutting-edge technology of the modern U.S. Navy, submarines have evolved into the

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Bad Elements: Chinese Rebels from Los Angeles to Beijing by Ian Buruma
Bad Elements: Chinese Rebels from Los Angeles to Beijing

Who speaks for China? Is it the old men of the politbureau or an activist like Wei Jingshsheng, who spent eighteen years in prison for writing a democratic manifesto? Is China's future to be found amid the boisterous sleaze of an electoral campaign in
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Meet You in Hell: Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and the Bitter Partnership That Transformed America by Les Standiford
Meet You in Hell: Andrew Carnegie, Henry Clay Frick, and the Bitter Partnership That Transformed America

Here is history that reads like fiction: the riveting story of two founding fathers of American industry—Andrew Carnegie and Henry Clay Frick—and the bloody steelworkers' strike that transformed their fabled partnership into a furious rivalry.
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The Passions of Andrew Jackson by Andrew Burstein
The Passions of Andrew Jackson

Most people vaguely imagine Andrew Jackson as a jaunty warrior and a man of the people, but he was much more—a man just as complex and controversial as Jefferson or Lincoln. Now, with the first major reinterpretation of his life in a generation,
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Shah of Shahs by Ryszard Kapuscinski
Shah of Shahs

In Shah of Shahs Kapuscinski brings a mythographer's perspective and a novelist's virtuosity to bear on the overthrow of the last Shah of Iran, one of the most infamous of the United States' client-dictators, who resolved to transform his country into
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Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies by Ben Macintyre
Double Cross: The True Story of the D-Day Spies

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS

On June 6, 1944, 150,000 Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy and suffered an astonishingly low rate of casualties. A stunning military accomplishment, it was also a masterpiece

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Easter Island: Island of Enigmas by John Dos Passos
Easter Island: Island of Enigmas

Despite sickness in the final years of his life, Dos Passos presses on for adventure. He and his wife journey to Easter Island, where they explore the history behind the famous statues—called maois.

"When I was a small boy," Dos Passos says, "some

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Another River, Another Town: A Teenage Tank Gunner Comes of Age in Combat - 1945 by John P. Irwin
Another River, Another Town: A Teenage Tank Gunner Comes of Age in Combat - 1945

Many narrative accounts of men in combat during World War II have conveyed the horrors and emotions of warfare. However, not many reveal in such an intimate way the struggle of innocent youth to adapt to the primitive code of "kill or be killed," to transform
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High Noon in the Cold War: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis by Max Frankel
High Noon in the Cold War: Kennedy, Khrushchev, and the Cuban Missile Crisis

One of the giants of American journalism now re-creates an unforgettable time–in which the whole world feared extinction. High Noon in the Cold War captures the Cuban Missile Crisis in a new light, from inside the hearts and minds of the famous
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Osama: The Making of a Terrorist by Jonathan Randal
Osama: The Making of a Terrorist

How is it possible for one middle-aged Saudi millionaire to threaten the world's only superpower? This is the question at the center of Jonathan Randal's riveting, timely account of Osama bin Laden's life and role in the rise of terrorism in the Middle
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Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal by Ben Macintyre
Agent Zigzag: A True Story of Nazi Espionage, Love, and Betrayal

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF A SPY AMONG FRIENDS

A New York Times Notable Book of the Year
A Washington Post Best Book of 2007
One of the Top 10 Best Books of 2007 (Entertainment Weekly)
New York Times Best of the Year Round-Up
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Another Day of Life by Ryszard Kapuscinski
Another Day of Life

In 1975, Angola was tumbling into pandemonium; everyone who could was packing crates, desperate to abandon the beleaguered colony. With his trademark bravura, Ryszard Kapuscinski went the other way, begging his was from Lisbon and comfort to Luanda—once
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The End of the Peace Process: Oslo and After by Edward W. Said
The End of the Peace Process: Oslo and After

Soon after the Oslo accords were signed in September 1993 by Israel and Palestinian Liberation Organization, Edward Said predicted that they could not lead to real peace. In these essays, most written for Arab and European newspapers, Said uncovers the

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Defense of Hill 781: An Allegory of Modern Mechanized Combat by James R. Mcdonough
Defense of Hill 781: An Allegory of Modern Mechanized Combat

In the tradition of the humorous classic Defense of Duffer's Drift, our hero's escape lies in completing a successful mission.
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Gettysburg: The Final Fury by Bruce Catton
Gettysburg: The Final Fury

This classic work by Pulitzer Prize winner Bruce Catton, one of the great historians of the Civil War, takes an incisive look at the turning point of the war, when the great armies of the North and South came to Gettysburg in July 1863. Engaging and authoritative,
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Skyjack: The Hunt for D. B. Cooper by Geoffrey Gray
Skyjack: The Hunt for D. B. Cooper

"I have a bomb here and I would like you to sit by me."

That was the note handed to a stewardess by a mild-mannered passenger on a Northwest Orient flight in 1971. It was the start of one of the most astonishing whodunits in the history of American true

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Inventing Japan: 1853-1964 by Ian Buruma
Inventing Japan: 1853-1964

In a single short book as elegant as it is wise, Ian Buruma makes sense of the most fateful span of Japan's history, the period that saw as dramatic a transformation as any country has ever known. In the course of little more than a hundred years from
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Every Day by the Sun: A Memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi by Dean Faulkner Wells
Every Day by the Sun: A Memoir of the Faulkners of Mississippi

In Every Day by the Sun, Dean Faulkner Wells recounts the story of the Faulkners of Mississippi, whose legacy includes pioneers, noble and ignoble war veterans, three never-convicted mur­derers, the builder of the first railroad in north Mississippi,
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Forward into Battle: Fighting Tactics from Waterloo to the Near Future by Paddy Griffin
Forward into Battle: Fighting Tactics from Waterloo to the Near Future

The first edition (1981) took a critical look at the accepted wisdom of historians who interpreted battlefield events primarily by reference to firepower. It showed that Wellington's infantry had won by their mobility rather than their musketry, that the
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The Hitler of History by John Lukacs
The Hitler of History

In this brilliant, strikingly original book, historian John Lukacs delves to the core of Adolf Hitler's life and mind by examining him through the lenses of his surprisingly diverse biographers.

Since 1945 there have been more than one hundred biographies

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All Your Base Are Belong to Us: How Fifty Years of Videogames Conquered Pop Culture by Harold Goldberg
All Your Base Are Belong to Us: How Fifty Years of Videogames Conquered Pop Culture

Through the stories of gaming's greatest innovations and most beloved creations, journalist Harold Goldberg captures the creativity, controversy--and passion--behind the videogame's meteoric rise to the top of the pop-culture pantheon.

Over the last fifty

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On the State of Egypt: What Made the Revolution Inevitable by Alaa Al Aswany
On the State of Egypt: What Made the Revolution Inevitable

"Alaa Al Aswany is among the best writers in the Middle East today, a suitable heir to the mantle worn by Naguib Mahfouz, his great predecessor." –Jay Parini, The Guardian (UK)

From one of Egypt's most acclaimed novelists, here is a vivid chronicle

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The Bridge at Andau: The Compelling True Story of a Brave, Embattled People by James A. Michener
The Bridge at Andau: The Compelling True Story of a Brave, Embattled People

The Bridge at Andau is James A. Michener at his most gripping. His classic nonfiction account of a doomed uprising is as searing and unforgettable as any of his bestselling novels. For five brief, glorious days in the autumn of 1956, the Hungarian revolution

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American Daughter: Discovering My Mother by Elizabeth Kendall
American Daughter: Discovering My Mother

In this beautifully crafted book, Elizabeth Kendall tells the story of a family, of a passionate attachment between a mother and a daughter and the sudden tragedy that tears it apart. American Daughter is also a brilliant portrait of wellborn women's
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The Murder of Jim Fisk for the Love of Josie Mansfield: A Tragedy of the Gilded Age by H. W. Brands
The Murder of Jim Fisk for the Love of Josie Mansfield: A Tragedy of the Gilded Age

Even before he was shot dead on the stairway of the tony Grand Central Hotel in 1872, financier James "Jubilee Jim" Fisk, Jr., was a notorious New York City figure. From his audacious attempt to corner the gold market in 1869 to his battle for control

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How to Fight Presidents: Defending Yourself Against the Badasses Who Ran This Country by Daniel O'Brien
How to Fight Presidents: Defending Yourself Against the Badasses Who Ran This Country

Make no mistake: Our founding fathers were more bandanas-and-muscles than powdered-wigs-and-tea.

As a prisoner of war, Andrew Jackson walked several miles barefoot across state lines while suffering from smallpox and a serious head wound received
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Wars I Have Seen by Gertrude Stein
Wars I Have Seen

Wars I Have Seen is the American writer Gertrude Stein's memoir of her experiences during the Second World War. Gertrude Stein was living in Europe during the time of the war.
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Light-Horse Harry Lee by Charles Royster
Light-Horse Harry Lee

In Light Horse Harry Lee, Charles Royster tells the story of a man whose career embodies the visionary promises that inspired the American Revolution, as well as the inability of the revolutionary generation to put all its ideals into practice.

The man

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The Old Revolutionaries by Pauline Maier
The Old Revolutionaries

The "old revolutionaries" were Samuel Adams, Isaac Sears, Thomas Young, Richard Henry Lee and Charels Carroll, five men who played significant roles in the American Revolution, and who are usually overlooked in history books today. Of widely varying backgrounds
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One Generation After by Elie Wiesel
One Generation After

Twenty years after he and his family were deported from Sighet to Auschwitz, Elie Wiesel returned to his town in search of the watch—a bar mitzvah gift—he had buried in his backyard before they left.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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The Flamboya Tree: Memories of a Mother's Wartime Courage by Clara Kelly
The Flamboya Tree: Memories of a Mother's Wartime Courage

"The Flamboya Tree is a fascinating story that will leave the reader informed about a missing piece of the World War II experience, and in awe of one family's survival."
—Elizabeth M. Norman, author of We Band of Angels: The Untold Story of American
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Ten Letters: The Stories Americans Tell Their President by Eli Saslow
Ten Letters: The Stories Americans Tell Their President

Every day, President Obama reads ten representative letters among the thousands he receives from citizens across the land. The letters come from people of all ages, walks of life, and political points of view. Some are heart­breaking, some angry, some
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London Under: The Secret History Beneath the Streets by Peter Ackroyd
London Under: The Secret History Beneath the Streets

London Under is a wonderful, atmospheric, imagina­tive, oozing short study of everything that goes on under London, from original springs and streams and Roman amphitheaters to Victorian sewers, gang hideouts, and modern tube stations. The depths below
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Warrior Politics: Why Leadership Demands a Pagan Ethos by Robert D. Kaplan
Warrior Politics: Why Leadership Demands a Pagan Ethos

"The side that knows when to fight and when not will take the victory. There are roadways not to be traveled, armies not to be attacked, walled cities not to be assaulted." —Sun-Tzu


We live in dangerous times, when a new kind of leadership is required.

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China in Ten Words by Yu Hua
China in Ten Words

From one of China's most acclaimed writers, his first work of nonfiction to appear in English: a unique, intimate look at the Chinese experience over the last several decades, told through personal stories and astute analysis that sharply illuminate the

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Dispatches by Michael Herr
Dispatches

"He seems to have brought to this book the ear of a musician and the eye of a painter . . . the premier war correspondence of Vietnam."--Washington Post. "The best book I have ever read on men and war in our time."--John le Carre." . . . Dispatches puts
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Whitey: The Life of America's Most Notorious Mob Boss by Dick Lehr & Gerard O'Neill
Whitey: The Life of America's Most Notorious Mob Boss

From the bestselling authors of Black Mass comes the definitive biography of Whitey Bulger, the most brutal and sadistic crime boss since Al Capone.

Drawing on a trove of sealed files and previously classified material, Whitey digs deep into the

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The Last Seven Months of Anne Frank by Willy Lindwer
The Last Seven Months of Anne Frank

The "unwritten" final chapter of Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl tells the story of the time between Anne Frank's arrest and her death through the testimony of six Jewish women who survived the hell from which Anne Frank never retumed.


From the

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Borrow: The American Way of Debt by Louis Hyman
Borrow: The American Way of Debt

In this lively history of consumer debt in America, economic historian Louis Hyman demonstrates that today's problems are not as new as we think.

Borrow examines how the rise of consumer borrowing—virtually unknown before the twentieth century—has

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King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village by Peggielene Bartels & Eleanor Herman
King Peggy: An American Secretary, Her Royal Destiny, and the Inspiring Story of How She Changed an African Village

The charming real-life fairy tale of an American secretary who discovers she has been chosen king of an impoverished fishing village on the west coast of Africa. King Peggy has the sweetness and quirkiness of The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series
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Once Upon a Secret: My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath by Mimi Alford
Once Upon a Secret: My Affair with President John F. Kennedy and Its Aftermath

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

In the summer of 1962, nineteen-year-old Mimi Beardsley arrived in Washington, D.C., to begin an internship in the White House press office. After just three days on the job, the privileged but sheltered young

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March Was Made of Yarn: Reflections on the Japanese Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Meltdown by Elmer Luke
March Was Made of Yarn: Reflections on the Japanese Earthquake, Tsunami, and Nuclear Meltdown

In time for the one year anniversary of the 2011 earthquake in Japan, a collection of essays and stories by Japanese writers on the devastating disaster, its aftermath, and the resolve of a people to rebuild.

On March 11, 2011, a massive earthquake occurred

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Perla by Carolina De Robertis
Perla

A coming-of-age story, based on a recent shocking chapter of Argentine history, about a young woman who makes a devastating discovery about her origins with the help of an enigmatic houseguest.

Perla Correa grew up a privileged only child in Buenos Aires,

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Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power by Rachel Maddow
Drift: The Unmooring of American Military Power

The #1 New York Times bestseller that charts America's dangerous drift into a state of perpetual war.

Written with bracing wit and intelligence, Rachel Maddow's Drift argues that we've drifted away from America's original ideals and become a nation

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Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage: The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and Their World by Hugh Brewster
Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage: The Titanic's First-Class Passengers and Their World

Gilded Lives, Fatal Voyage takes us behind the paneled doors of the Titanic's elegant private suites to present compelling, memorable portraits of her most notable passengers. The intimate atmosphere onboard history's most famous ship is recreated
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Titanic: The Death and Life of a Legend by Michael Davie
Titanic: The Death and Life of a Legend

In this gripping, deeply researched exploration of the Titanic's tragic sinking, journalist Michael Davie investigates the events, controversies, and legends that have surrounded the disaster. Sifting through historical documents and survivors' accounts,
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Twelve Desperate Miles: The Epic World War II Voyage of the SS Contessa by Tim Brady
Twelve Desperate Miles: The Epic World War II Voyage of the SS Contessa

The Dirty Dozen meets Band of Brothers in this true story of how a rusty old New Orleans banana boat staffed with an unlikely crew of international merchant seamen, a gang of inmates from a local jail, and a French harbor pilot spirited out of Morocco
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The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr by Henry W. Brands
The Heartbreak of Aaron Burr

Though he was a hero of the Revolutionary War, a prominent New York politician, and vice president of the United States, Aaron Burr is today best remembered as the villain who killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel.

But as H. W. Brands demonstrates in this

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Darwin: Portrait of a Genius by Paul Johnson
Darwin: Portrait of a Genius

A "riveting" (The Wall Street Journal) biography of one of the most influential and controversial scientists in Western history

Acclaimed historian and biographer Paul Johnson turns his keen eye on Charles Darwin, the towering figure whose work continues

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The Order of Days: The Maya World and the Truth About 2012 by David Stuart
The Order of Days: The Maya World and the Truth About 2012

The world's foremost expert on Maya culture looks at 2012 hysteria and explains the truth about what the Maya meant and what we want to believe.

Apocalypse 2012: An Investigation into Civilizations End. The World Cataclysm in 2012. 2012: The return

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Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats by Kristen Iversen
Full Body Burden: Growing Up in the Nuclear Shadow of Rocky Flats

Full Body Burden is a haunting work of narrative nonfiction about a young woman, Kristen Iversen, growing up in a small Colorado town close to Rocky Flats, a secret nuclear weapons plant once designated "the most contaminated site in America." It's

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Road to Valour: A True Story of World War II Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation by Aili Mcconnon & Andres Mcconnon
Road to Valour: A True Story of World War II Italy, the Nazis, and the Cyclist Who Inspired a Nation

Road to Valor is the inspiring, against-the-odds story of Gino Bartali, the cyclist who made the greatest comeback in Tour de France history and secretly aided the Italian resistance during World War II.

Gino Bartali is best known as an Italian

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Eat the City: A Tale of the Fishers, Foragers, Butchers, Farmers, Poultry Minders, Sugar Refiners, Cane Cutters, Beekeepers, Win by Robin Shulman
Eat the City: A Tale of the Fishers, Foragers, Butchers, Farmers, Poultry Minders, Sugar Refiners, Cane Cutters, Beekeepers, Win

New York is not a city for growing and manufacturing food. It's a money and real estate city, with less naked earth and industry than high-rise glass and concrete. Yet in this intimate, visceral, and beautifully written book, Robin Shulman introduces the
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The Great Game: The Myths and Reality of Espionage by Frederick P. Hitz
The Great Game: The Myths and Reality of Espionage

In this riveting insider's account, a former inspector general of the CIA compares actual espionage cases and practices with classic and popular spy fiction, showing that the real world of espionage is nearly always stranger and more complicated than even
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Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World by Jack Weatherford
Genghis Khan and the Making of the Modern World

The name Genghis Khan often conjures the image of a relentless, bloodthirsty barbarian on horseback leading a ruthless band of nomadic warriors in the looting of the civilized world. But the surprising truth is that Genghis Khan was a visionary leader
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The Travels of Marco Polo by Marco Polo
The Travels of Marco Polo

Marco Polo's account of his journey throughout the East in the thirteenth century was one of the earliest European travel narratives, and it remains the most important. The merchant-traveler from Venice, the first to cross the entire continent of Asia,
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Here Is Where: Discovering America's Great Forgotten History by Andrew Carroll
Here Is Where: Discovering America's Great Forgotten History

Here Is Where chronicles Andrew Carroll's eye-opening – and at times hilarious -- journey across America to find and explore unmarked historic sites where extraordinary moments occurred and remarkable individuals once lived. Sparking the idea

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Operation Storm: Japan's Top Secret Submarines and Its Plan to Change the Course of World War II by John Geoghegan
Operation Storm: Japan's Top Secret Submarines and Its Plan to Change the Course of World War II

The riveting true story of Japan's top secret plan to change the course of World War II using a squadron of mammoth submarines a generation ahead of their time

In 1941, the architects of Japan's sneak attack on Pearl Harbor planned a bold follow-up:

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Born on a Mountaintop: On the Road with Davy Crockett and the Ghosts of the Wild Frontier by Bob Thompson
Born on a Mountaintop: On the Road with Davy Crockett and the Ghosts of the Wild Frontier

Pioneer. Congressman. Martyr of the Alamo. King of the Wild Frontier. As with all great legends, Davy Crockett's has been retold many times. Over the years, he has been repeatedly reinvented by historians and popular storytellers. In Born on a Mountaintop,
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A Sense of Duty: My Father, My American Journey by Quang Pham
A Sense of Duty: My Father, My American Journey

A memoir by a former Vietnamese refugee who became a U.S. Marine, Quang Pham's A Sense of Duty is an affecting story of fate, hope, and the aftermath of the most divisive war the United States has ever fought. This heartfelt salute to the spirit of America
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To Begin the World Anew: The Genius and Ambiguities of the American Founders by Bernard Bailyn
To Begin the World Anew: The Genius and Ambiguities of the American Founders

Two time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Bernard Bailyn has distilled a lifetime of study into this brilliant illumination of the ideas and world of the Founding Fathers. In five succinct essays he reveals the origins, depth, and global impact of their
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Exploring Lewis and Clark: Reflections on Men and Wilderness by Thomas P. Slaughter
Exploring Lewis and Clark: Reflections on Men and Wilderness

This provocative work challenges traditional accounts of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark's expedition across the continent and back again. Uncovering deeper meanings in the explorers' journals and lives, Exploring Lewis and Clark exposes their self-perceptions
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Executioner's Current: Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse, and the Invention of the Electric Chair by Richard Moran
Executioner's Current: Thomas Edison, George Westinghouse, and the Invention of the Electric Chair

In this amazing story of high stakes competition between two titans, Richard Moran shows how the electric chair developed not out of the desire to be more humane but through an effort by one nineteenth-century electric company to discredit the other.

In

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Letters from Vietnam: Voices of War by Bill Adler
Letters from Vietnam: Voices of War

"No heroes, everyone did their part, and everyone was scared to death."

They are the words of soldier Mark W. Harms in 1968, summing up his combat experience during the Vietnam War. His stunning letter home is just one of hundreds featured in this
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Dreamland: Europeans and Jews in the Aftermath of the Great War by Howard M. Sachar
Dreamland: Europeans and Jews in the Aftermath of the Great War

By the end of World War I, in November 1918, Europe's old authoritarian empires had fallen, and new and seemingly democratic governments were rising from the debris. As successor states found their place on the map, many hoped that a more liberal Europe
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Soldiers and Slaves: American POWs Trapped by the Nazis' Final Gamble by Roger Cohen
Soldiers and Slaves: American POWs Trapped by the Nazis' Final Gamble

In February of 1945, 350 American POWs, selected because they were Jews, thought to resemble Jews or simply by malicious caprice, were transported by cattle car to Berga, a concentration camp in eastern Germany. Here, the soldiers were worked to death,
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The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama by Gwen Ifill
The Breakthrough: Politics and Race in the Age of Obama

In The Breakthrough, veteran journalist Gwen Ifill surveys the American political landscape, shedding new light on the impact of Barack Obama's stunning presidential victory and introducing the emerging young African American politicians forging a bold
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Lincoln in the World: The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power by Kevin Peraino
Lincoln in the World: The Making of a Statesman and the Dawn of American Power

A captivating look at how Abraham Lincoln evolved into one of our seminal foreign-policy presidents—and helped point the way to America's rise to world power.

This is the story of one of the most breathtaking feats in the annals of American foreign

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Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing by Anya von Bremzen
Mastering the Art of Soviet Cooking: A Memoir of Food and Longing

A James Beard Award-winning writer captures life under the Red socialist banner in this wildly inventive, tragicomic memoir of feasts, famines, and three generations

Born in 1963, in an era of bread shortages, Anya grew up in a communal Moscow apartment

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American Scoundrel: The Life of the Notorious Civil War General Dan Sickles by Thomas Keneally
American Scoundrel: The Life of the Notorious Civil War General Dan Sickles

Hero, adulterer, bon vivant, murderer and rogue, Dan Sickles led the kind of existence that was indeed stranger than fiction. Throughout his life he exhibited the kind of exuberant charm and lack of scruple that wins friends, seduces women, and gets people
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The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows by Brian Castner
The Long Walk: A Story of War and the Life That Follows

In the tradition of Michael Herr's Dispatches and works by such masters of the memoir as Mary Karr and Tobias Wolff, a powerful account of war and homecoming.

Brian Castner served three tours of duty in the Middle East, two of them as the commander
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Black Fire: The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer - and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-Era San Francisco by Robert Graysmith
Black Fire: The True Story of the Original Tom Sawyer - and of the Mysterious Fires That Baptized Gold Rush-Era San Francisco

The first biography of the little-known real-life Tom Sawyer (a friend of Mark Twain during his brief tenure as a California newspaper reporter), told through a harrowing account of Sawyer's involvement in the hunt for a serial arsonist who terrorized

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Geronimo: His Own Story: The Autobiography of a Great Patriot Warrior by Geronimo & S. M. Barrett
Geronimo: His Own Story: The Autobiography of a Great Patriot Warrior

In the early 1900s, when Geronimo was taken prisoner, Barrett commissioned an interpreter to interview the Native American warrior. Told in his own words, this is the story of his life and people.
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A World Apart: Imprisonment in a Soviet Labor Camp During World War II by Gustaw Herling
A World Apart: Imprisonment in a Soviet Labor Camp During World War II

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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A Short History of Financial Euphoria by John Kenneth Galbraith
A Short History of Financial Euphoria

The world-renowned economist offers "dourly irreverent analyses of financial debacle from the tulip craze of the seventeenth century to the recent plague of junk bonds."-The Atlantic.
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South: The Endurance Expedition by Ernest Shackleton
South: The Endurance Expedition

Veteran explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton's excruciating and inspiring expedition to Antarctica aboard the Endurance has long captured the public imagination. South is his own first-hand account of this epic adventure.

As war clouds darkened over Europe in

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A Russian Journal by John Steinbeck
A Russian Journal

Steinbeck and Capa's account of their journey through Cold War Russia is a classic piece of reportage and travel writing.

Just after the Iron Curtain fell on Eastern Europe, Pulitzer Prize-winning author John Steinbeck and acclaimed war photographer

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A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers by Henry David Thoreau
A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers

Thoreau's account of his 1839 boat trip is a finely crafted tapestry of travel writing, essays, and lyrical poetry. Thoreau interweaves descriptions of natural phenomena, the rural landscape, and local characters with digressions on literature and philosophy,
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Motherland: Beyond the Holocaust: A Mother-Daughter Journey to Reclaim the Past by Fern Schumer Chapman
Motherland: Beyond the Holocaust: A Mother-Daughter Journey to Reclaim the Past

One woman's moving story of her journey with her mother to find their past and the tragedy that haunts itIn 1937, Edith Westerfeld's parents--before being killed by the Nazis--sent her from Germany to live with relatives in America. Fifty-four years
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Mao Zedong: A Life by Jonathan D. Spence
Mao Zedong: A Life

"Spence draws upon his extensive knowledge of Chinese politics and culture to create an illuminating picture of Mao. . . . Superb." (Chicago Tribune)

From humble origins in the provinces, Mao Zedong rose to absolute power, unifying with an iron fist

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Iroquois Diplomacy on the Early American Frontier by Timothy J. Shannon
Iroquois Diplomacy on the Early American Frontier

The newest addition to the Penguin Library of American Indian History explores the most influential Native American Confederacy

More than perhaps any other Native American group, the Iroquois found it to their advantage to interact with and adapt to

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Call of Duty: My Life Before, During and After the Band of Brothers by Lynn Compton & Marcus Brotherton
Call of Duty: My Life Before, During and After the Band of Brothers

The national bestselling World War II memoir with a foreword by John McCain.

As part of the elite 101st Airborne paratroopers, Lt. Lynn "Buck" Compton fought in critical battles of World War II as a member of Easy Company, immortalized as the Band of

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Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies by Ian Buruma & Avishai Margalit
Occidentalism: The West in the Eyes of Its Enemies

Twenty-five years ago, Edward Said's Orientalism spawned a generation of scholarship on the denigrating and dangerous mirage of "the East" in the Western colonial mind. But "the West" is the more dangerous mirage of our own time, Ian Buruma and Avishai
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Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History by Patrick Hunt
Ten Discoveries That Rewrote History

The world's greatest archaeological finds and what they tell us about lost civilizations

Renowned archaeologist Patrick Hunt brings his top ten list of ancient archaeological discoveries to life in this concise and captivating book. The Rosetta Stone,

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When War Played Through: Golf During Wolrd War II by John Strege
When War Played Through: Golf During Wolrd War II

World War II transformed the American home front, and golf was no exception. The world-famous Masters course at Augusta National became a farm to ease food shortages. Ben Hogan and Sam Snead were drafted, and Bobby Jones enlisted. Rubber rationing forced
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Legion of the Lost: The True Experience of An American in the French Foreign Legion by Jaime Salazar
Legion of the Lost: The True Experience of An American in the French Foreign Legion

The son of underpaid Mexican immigrants, Jaime earned a degree in mechanical engineering from Purdue. But at twenty-three, he was disillusioned with the corporate fast track. So he became an outcast American in a hard-bitten group of recruits-men on the
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The Loss of the Ship Essex, Sunk by a Whale by Owen Chase & Thomas Nickerson
The Loss of the Ship Essex, Sunk by a Whale

The gripping first-hand narrative of the whaling ship disaster that inspired Melville's Moby-Dick and informed Nathaniel Philbrick's monumental history, In the Heart of the Sea.

In 1820, the Nantucket whaleship Essex was rammed by an angry sperm

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Bloody Roads to Germany: At Huertgen Forest and the Bulge - an American Soldier's Courageous Story of World War II by William F. Meller
Bloody Roads to Germany: At Huertgen Forest and the Bulge - an American Soldier's Courageous Story of World War II

He never planned on becoming a leader-or a hero . . .

In early October of 1944 Private William Meller was 20 years old. Joining I Company, 28th Divison as a rifleman, he was indoctrinated on the front line to the horrors of fighting the battle-hardened

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Pacific Alamo: The Battle for Wake Island by John Wukovits
Pacific Alamo: The Battle for Wake Island

It happened in the shadow of Pearl Harbor-mere hours after the first attack on the day that would "live in infamy." But few know the full story of Wake Island. Now a prominent military historian, breaking new ground on the assault, relates the compelling
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The Falcon by John Tanner
The Falcon

John Tanner's fascinating autobiography tells the story of a man torn between white society and the Native Americans with whom he identified.

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My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass
My Bondage and My Freedom

Ex-slave Frederick Douglass's second autobiography-written after ten years of reflection following his legal emancipation in 1846 and his break with his mentor William Lloyd Garrison-catapulted Douglass into the international spotlight as the foremost
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After the Fact: The Surprising Fates of American History's Heroes, Villains, and Supporting Characters by Owen J. Hurd
After the Fact: The Surprising Fates of American History's Heroes, Villains, and Supporting Characters

"Where Are They Now?" meets History 101.

We're all familiar with the seminal events and key players in our nation's history. But what about the lives lived after the fact?

Picking up where traditional histories leave off, After the Fact uncovers

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The Mystery of Olga Chekhova by Antony Beevor
The Mystery of Olga Chekhova

In his latest work, Antony Beevor—bestselling author of Stalingrad and The Fall of Berlin 1945 and one of our most respected historians of World War II—brings us the true, little-known story of a family torn apart by revolution and war. Olga
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The Real History of the End of the World: Apocalyptic Predictions from Revelation and Nostradamus to Y2K and 2012 by Sharan Newman
The Real History of the End of the World: Apocalyptic Predictions from Revelation and Nostradamus to Y2K and 2012

From the author of The Real History Behind the Templars--the origins and stories behind end-of-the-world predictions throughout history, from Revelations to 2012.

In entertaining and sharp prose, historian Sharan Newman explores theories of world

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The Lakotas and the Black Hills: The Struggle for Sacred Ground by Jeffrey Ostler
The Lakotas and the Black Hills: The Struggle for Sacred Ground

A concise and engrossing account of the Lakota and the battle to regain their homeland.

The Lakota Indians made their home in the majestic Black Hills mountain range during the last millennium, drawing on the hills' endless bounty for physical and spiritual

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Crazy Horse: A Life by Larry McMurtry
Crazy Horse: A Life

Legends cloud the life of Crazy Horse, a seminal figure in American history but an enigma even to his own people in his own day. This superb biography looks back across more than 120 years at the life and death of this great Sioux warrior who became a
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The Jasons: The Secret History of Science's Postwar Elite by Ann Finkbeiner
The Jasons: The Secret History of Science's Postwar Elite

The Jasons are a well-guarded group of world-class scientists, briefly outed in the Pentagon Papers during the Vietnam War, who have been meeting every summer since 1960 to tackle classified problems that the Defense Department cannot solve. Among many
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It's My Party Too: The Battle for the Heart of the GOP and the Future of America by Christine Todd Whitman
It's My Party Too: The Battle for the Heart of the GOP and the Future of America

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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Generation Kill by Evan Wright
Generation Kill

Read Evan Wright's posts on the Penguin Blog.

Read about the Penguin Group (USA) partnership with HBO in support of the Generation Kill Troop Drive here.They were called a generation without heroes.
Then they were called upon to be heroes.

Within

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The Cherokee Nation and the Trail of Tears by Theda Perdue & Michael Green
The Cherokee Nation and the Trail of Tears

In the early nineteenth century, the U.S. government shifted its policy from trying to assimilate American Indians to relocating them, and proceeded to forcibly drive seventeen thousand Cherokees from their homelands. This journey of exile became known
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The Long Road Home: A Story of War and Family by Martha Raddatz
The Long Road Home: A Story of War and Family

The First Cavalry Division came under surprise attack in Sadr City on April 4, 2004, now known as "Black Sunday." On the homefront, over 7,000 miles away, their families awaited the news for forty-eight hellish hours-expecting the worst. ABC News' chief
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The Real History Behind the Da Vinci Code by Sharan Newman
The Real History Behind the Da Vinci Code

Millions have been enthralled by The Da Vinci Code's fascinating historical speculations-and the blockbuster novel's audience has also made bestsellers of several books offering to separate the facts from the fiction.

This comprehensive, encyclopedic

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Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism by Cornel West
Democracy Matters: Winning the Fight Against Imperialism

In his major bestseller, Race Matters, philosopher Cornel West burst onto the national scene with his searing analysis of the scars of racism in American democracy. Race Matters has become a contemporary classic, still in print after ten years, having
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Onward We Charge: The Heroic Story of Darby's Rangers in World War II by H. Paul Jeffers
Onward We Charge: The Heroic Story of Darby's Rangers in World War II

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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The Shawnees and the War for America by Colin Calloway
The Shawnees and the War for America

With the courage and resilience embodied by their legendary leader Tecumseh, the Shawnees waged a war of territorial and cultural resistance for half a century. Noted historian Colin G. Calloway details the political and legal battles and the bloody fighting
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Battleground Atlantic: How the Sinking of a Single Japanese Submarine Assured the Outcome of WW II by Richard N. Billings
Battleground Atlantic: How the Sinking of a Single Japanese Submarine Assured the Outcome of WW II

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What Ifs? Of American History by Robert Cowley
What Ifs? Of American History

Did Eisenhower avoid a showdown with Stalin by not taking Berlin before the Soviets? What might have happened if JFK hadn't been assassinated? This new volume in the widely praised series presents fascinating "what if..." scenarios by such prominent historians
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Greetings From Afghanistan, Send More Ammo: Dispatches from Taliban Country by Benjamin Tupper
Greetings From Afghanistan, Send More Ammo: Dispatches from Taliban Country

"Raw, direct, and powerful...

This work is vitally important." -Ken Stern, former CEO of National Public Radio

Benjamin Tupper takes us inside the intricacies of the war, opening up a unique and multifaceted view of Afghan culture and warfare, and

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Cotton: The Biography of a Revolutionary Fiber by Stephen Yafa
Cotton: The Biography of a Revolutionary Fiber

In the tradition of Mark Kurlansky's Cod and Salt, this endlessly revealing book reminds us that the fiber we think of as ordinary is the world's most powerful cash crop, and that it has shaped the destiny of nations. Ranging from its domestication
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Ill Fares the Land by Tony Judt
Ill Fares the Land

A gift to the next generation of engaged citizens, from one of our most celebrated intellectuals.

As the economic collapse of 2008 made clear, the social contract that defined postwar life in Europe and America-the guarantee of security, stability,

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The Little Book of Heartbreak: Love Gone Wrong Through the Ages by Meghan Laslocky
The Little Book of Heartbreak: Love Gone Wrong Through the Ages

The perfect anti-valentine: a whirlwind tour through love's most crushing moments

What's the best way to mend a broken heart? Forget ice cream, wine, and sappy movies. Journalist Meghan Laslocky advises: Read through the pain. From forbidden love in 12th

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Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom inthe West by Blaine Harden
Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom inthe West

The heartwrenching New York Times bestseller about the only known person born inside a North Korean prison camp to have escaped

North Korea's political prison camps have existed twice as long as Stalin's Soviet gulags and twelve times as long as the

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