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    Western Civilization: A Global and Comparative Approach: Since 1600: Volume II: Since 1600 by Kenneth C. Campbell    Women of the Kakawin World: Marriage and Sexuality in the Indic Courts of Java and Bali: Marriage and Sexuality in the Indic Cou by Helen Creese    The Women of Colonial Latin America by Susan Migden Socolow    Dandyism and Transcultural Modernity: The Dandy, the Flaneur, and the Translator in 1930s Shanghai, Tokyo, and Paris by Hsiao-yen Peng    Furnishing the Eighteenth Century: What Furniture Can Tell Us About the European and American Past by Dena Goodman & Kathryn Norberg    Fighting the Flames: The Spectacular Performance of Fire at Coney Island by Lynn Kathleen Sally    Gypsies: An Interdisciplinary Reader by Diane Tong    Medieval Islamic Civilization: An Encyclopedia by Josef W. Meri    Wars Of Imperial Conquest by Bruce Vandervort    Student Politics in Communist Poland: Generations of Consent and Dissent by Tom Junes    On the Importance of Being an Individual in Renaissance Italy: Men, Their Professions, and Their Beards by Douglas Biow    Honest History Volume Three by Garrison Clifford Gibson    The Wounds of War by Gary Blinco    The La Salle Expedition to Texas: The Journal of Henri Joutel, 1684-1687 by William Foster    The Muslim Question and Russian Imperial Governance by Elena I. Campbell    Confidence and Character: The Religious Life of George Washington by James A. Pingel II    Illustrated Encyclopedia of Small Arms by Rupert Matthews    Roman Girlhood and the Fashioning of Femininity by Lauren Caldwell    Sacrificing Childhood: Children and the Soviet State in the Great Patriotic War by Julie K. deGraffenried    The U.S. Navy: A History, Third Edition by Nathan Miller    One Country, Two Systems In Crisis: Hong Kong's Transformation since the Handover by Wong    Alaska's History: The People, Land, and Events of the North Country by Harry Ritter    Aden Insurgency: The Savage War in Yeman 1962-67 by Jonathan Walker    The Merchant Republics by Mary Lindemann    Nelson's Mediterranean Command by Denis Orde    Ovid's Early Poetry: From His Single Heroides to His Remedia Amoris by Thea S. Thorsen    French Colonial Soldiers in German Captivity During World War II by Raffael Scheck    The Washingtons: A Family History: Volume 6 (Part One): Generation Ten of the Presidential Branch by Justin Glenn    Tunnelling to Freedom: The Story of the World's Most Persistent Escaper by John Fancy    Helsinki: A Cultural History by Neil Kent    Battleships of the Scharnhorst Class: Warships of the Kriegsmarine by Gerard Koop & Klaus-Peter Schmolke    Four Square Leagues: Pueblo Indian Land in New Mexico by Malcolm Ebright & Rick Hendricks & Richard W. Hughes    Sicily: A Cultural History by Joseph Farrell    With the Tanks 1916-1918: Memoirs of a British Tank Commander in the Great War by W. H. L. Watson    Understanding the Victorians: Politics, Culture and Society in Nineteenth-Century Britain by Susie L. Steinbach    Believer: My Forty Years in Politics by David Axelrod    Sea Flight: The Wartime Memoirs of a Fleet Air Arm Pilot by Hugh Popham    Stand by for Action: The Memoirs of a Small Ship Commander in World War II by William Donald    Birds in the Ancient World from A to Z by W. Geoffrey Arnott    Din?: A History of the Navajos by Peter Iverson    Teachers and Texts in the Ancient World: Philosophers, Jews and Christians by H. Greg Snyder    Serendipity: The Genealogy of Tomes,Steel, Raymaley and Schaeffer, Witmeyer and Burger by James Steel Tomes    History of the Muslims of Regina, Saskatchewan, and Their Organizations: Islamic Association ,Canadian Council of Muslim Women, by Naiyer Habib & Mahlaqa Naushaba Habib    Cults and Rites in Ancient Greece by Michael H. Jameson    Goering Cross-Examined by Jacqueline George    The Australian Army from Whitlam to Howard by John Blaxland    Res Gestae Divi Augusti by Augustus & Alison E. Cooley    Why Switzerland? by Jonathan Steinberg    Disdain, Distrust and Dissolution: The Surge of Support for Independence in Catalonia by Germ?|| Bel    Fighting the Kaiser's War: The Saxons in Flanders 1914-1918 by Andrew Lucas & Jurgen Schmieschek
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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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Ordeal by Hunger by George R. Stewart
Ordeal by Hunger

The tragedy of the Donner party constitutes one of the most amazing stories of the American West. In 1846 eighty-seven people -- men, women, and children -- set out for California, persuaded to attempt a new overland route. After struggling across the
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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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Martin Mace28 Nov 2014$14.99

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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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Fran?oise No23 Jan 2015$14.99

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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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Albert Jack28 Mar 2009$15.00

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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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Derrick M. Nault7 May 2009$15.00

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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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James Hornfischer10 May 2009$15.00

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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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Harold Holzer16 Apr 2010$15.00

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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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Matthew Goodman8 May 2010$15.00

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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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Haruki Murakami10 Aug 2010$15.00

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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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Timothy Garton Ash16 Sep 2010$15.00

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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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Elie Wiesel27 Sep 2010$15.00

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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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Kati Marton29 Sep 2010$15.00

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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.

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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.


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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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H. C. Kim27 Jan 2011$15.00

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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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Ann Hulbert29 Jan 2011$15.00

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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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Shelby Foote13 Feb 2011$15.00

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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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Martin Walker1 Mar 2011$15.00

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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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Victor Serge11 Dec 2011$15.00

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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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Mike Davis14 Apr 2012$15.00

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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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Rian Malan19 Apr 2012$15.00

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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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Alex Beam10 May 2012$15.00

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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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Richard S. S. Hill19 May 2012$15.00

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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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Lieve Joris10 Aug 2012$15.00

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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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Elise Forbes Tripp21 Aug 2012$15.00

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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 &
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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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Alan Baker18 Nov 2012$15.00

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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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Denis Avey &
Rob Broomby
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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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Simon Kleinig22 Nov 2012$15.00

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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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James Weinstein30 Nov 2012$15.00

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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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Jason Healey13 Aug 2013$15.00

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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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Nick Kotz26 Dec 2013$15.00

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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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Murray Pomerance27 Dec 2013$15.00

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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,
former president
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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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Geoffrey Gray29 Oct 2014$15.00

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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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Paddy Griffin29 Oct 2014$15.00

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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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Pauline Maier30 Oct 2014$15.00

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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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Michael Herr31 Oct 2014$15.00

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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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Dick Lehr &
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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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Eleanor Herman
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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

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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

More information to be announced soon on this forthcoming title from Penguin USA
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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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Scandalous Women: The Lives and Loves of History's Most Notorious Women by Elizabeth Kerri Mahon
Scandalous Women: The Lives and Loves of History's Most Notorious Women

Throughout history women have caused wars, defied the rules, and brought men to their knees. The famous and the infamous, queens, divorcées, actresses, and outlaws have created a ruckus during their lifetimes-turning heads while making waves. Scandalous
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Elizabeth Kerri Mahon10 Nov 2014$15.00

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Combat Swimmer: Memoirs of a Navy SEAL by Robert A. Gormly
Combat Swimmer: Memoirs of a Navy SEAL

For the first time in trade paperback-a classic memoir of Navy SEALs in action.

In gripping prose, Captain Robert A. Gormly tells about his days as a leader in the Navy SEALs- taking readers into the night, into the water, and into battle on some of

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Hellcats: The Epic Story of World War II's Most Daring Submarine Raid by Peter Sasgen
Hellcats: The Epic Story of World War II's Most Daring Submarine Raid

"Sasgen vividly recounts the pulsating drama of the Hellcats." - Naval History

In 1945, American sub force commanders believed that if the Japanese merchant fleet was sunk, the enemy would be forced to surrender. The problem: the ships were protected

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Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of Community by Brenda J. Child
Holding Our World Together: Ojibwe Women and the Survival of Community

A groundbreaking exploration of the remarkable women in Native American communities

In this well-researched and deeply felt account, Brenda J. Child, a professor and a member of the Red Lake Ojibwe tribe, gives Native American women their due, detailing

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101 Things You Thought You Knew About the Titanic . . . butDidn't! by Tim Maltin & Eloise Aston
101 Things You Thought You Knew About the Titanic . . . butDidn't!

April 15th, 2012, will be the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic.

People have an endless fascination with the Titanic, yet much of what they know today is a mixture of fact and fiction. In one hundred and one brief and engaging chapters,

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Slinging Mud: Rude Nicknames, Scurrilous Slogans, and Insulting Slang from Two Centuries of American Politics by Rosemarie Ostler
Slinging Mud: Rude Nicknames, Scurrilous Slogans, and Insulting Slang from Two Centuries of American Politics

Two Centuries of Scandalous Rumors, Over-the-Top Insults, and Low-Down Slurs.

We bemoan the loss of civility in public discourse these days, but mudslinging is an American tradition as old as the republic. Not everyone admired the Father of Our Country.

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Rosemarie Ostler11 Nov 2014$15.00

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An Unlikely Conservative: The Transformation Of An Ex-liber by Linda Chavez
An Unlikely Conservative: The Transformation Of An Ex-liber

An Unlikely Conservative
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Linda Chavez13 Nov 2014$15.00

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Chasing Churchill: The Travels of Winston Churchill by Celia Sandys
Chasing Churchill: The Travels of Winston Churchill

Chasing Churchill
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Celia Sandys13 Nov 2014$15.00

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Signor Marconi's Magic Box: The Most Remarkable Invention Of The 19th Century & The Amateur Inventor Whose Genius Sparked A Revo by Gavin Weightman
Signor Marconi's Magic Box: The Most Remarkable Invention Of The 19th Century & The Amateur Inventor Whose Genius Sparked A Revo

The extraordinary and often bizarre story of an amateur inventor and how his "magic box" changed the world
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Gavin Weightman13 Nov 2014$15.00

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The Great Equal Society: Confucianism, China and the 21st Century by Young-oak Kim & Jung-kyu Kim
The Great Equal Society: Confucianism, China and the 21st Century

Confucianism is the guiding creed for a quarter of mankind, yet hardly anyone has explained it in plain terms — until now. Written in a style both intelligible and enjoyable for the global audience, The Great Equal Society distils the core ideas

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Black McIntosh to Gold by Lois Shepheard
Black McIntosh to Gold

An exquisitely detailed portrayal of settlement Australia in the 1800s, Black McIntosh to Gold spans a century as it traces a family's migration from a fishing village in the far north of Scotland to the goldfields of New South Wales. One after another,
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Lois Shepheard20 Nov 2014$15.00

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With the Beatles by Lewis Lapham
With the Beatles

Halfway between the summer of love and the Tet offensive, the Beatles went to India to study with the Maharishi—and Lewis Lapham, esteemed Harper's editor and award-winning writer, was there. WITH THE BEATLES is a remarkable book of cultural commentary
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Lewis Lapham20 Nov 2014$15.00

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Black McIntosh to Gold by Lois Shepheard
Black McIntosh to Gold

An exquisitely detailed portrayal of settlement Australia in the 1800s, Black McIntosh to Gold spans a century as it traces a family's migration from a fishing village in the far north of Scotland to the goldfields of New South Wales. One after another,
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Lois Shepheard21 Nov 2014$15.00

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Our Stories, Their Stories: Captured Moments of Canadian History Gifted to Us by Canadian Seniors by Natalie Patricia Fraser
Our Stories, Their Stories: Captured Moments of Canadian History Gifted to Us by Canadian Seniors

Our elders are our teachers. They have much wisdom to share, gained from the experience of their lives. HelpAge Canada is proud to present Our Stories, Their Stories to give our seniors an opportunity have their voice heard. This collection contains truly
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Natalie Patricia Fraser2 Dec 2014$15.00

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Old Burnside by Harriette Simpson Arnow
Old Burnside

In the early years of this century, Burnside, Kentucky, was a bustling community perched on and above the floodplain formed by the Cumberland River and the South Fork. It was a center for shipping by rail and steamboat packet, and its lumber mills sent

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Harriette Simpson Arnow21 Jan 2015$15.00

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The Three Kentucky Presidents: Lincoln, Taylor, Davis by Holman Hamilton
The Three Kentucky Presidents: Lincoln, Taylor, Davis

The three Kentucky presidents -- Abraham Lincoln, Zachary Taylor, and Jefferson Davis -- were profoundly shaped by their experiences in Kentucky, poised as it was on the border between the North and the South, the East and the Western Frontier. Holman
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Holman Hamilton21 Jan 2015$15.00

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Time, Narrative, and History by David Carr
Time, Narrative, and History

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The Men of the North: The Britons of Southern Scotland by Tim Clarkson
The Men of the North: The Britons of Southern Scotland

The North Britons are the least-known among the inhabitants of early medieval Scotland. Like the Picts and Vikings they played an important role in the shaping of Scottish history during the first millennium AD but their part is often neglected or ignored.
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Tim Clarkson10 Oct 2012$15.21

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From an Antique Land: Visual Representations of the Highlands and Islands 1700-1880 by Anne MacLeod
From an Antique Land: Visual Representations of the Highlands and Islands 1700-1880

This book looks at visual images as an alternative and undervalued source of evidence for ideas about the Scottish Gaidhealtachd in the period 1700 - 1880. Illustrated with 100 plates, it brings together many little known and previously unrelated images.
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Anne MacLeod1 Apr 2013$15.21

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Scotland: Mapping the Nation by Chris Fleet & Margaret Wilkes & Charles W. J. Withers
Scotland: Mapping the Nation

Whilst documents and other written material are obvious resources that help shape our view of the past, maps too can say much about a nation's history. This is the first book to take maps seriously as a form of history, from the earliest representations
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Boswell's Edinburgh Journals: 1767-1786 by Hugh M. Milne
Boswell's Edinburgh Journals: 1767-1786

James Boswell's relish for life, unflinching honesty and wide social contacts make him one of the raciest and most entertaining of all diarists.

This is a one-volume edition of the journals he kept while making his living as an advocate in eighteenth-century

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A New Race of Men: Scotland 1815¿1914 by Michael Fry
A New Race of Men: Scotland 1815¿1914

War opened and closed Scotland's greatest century: a pitiless part in the defeat of Naploeon in 1815, a huge blood-sacrifice for the sake of victory from 1914. In between came the greatest contributions to the progress and happiness of the rest of mankind
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Blood and Rage: History of Terrorism by Michael Burleigh
Blood and Rage: History of Terrorism

In this sweeping and deeply penetrating work, distinguished historian Michael Burleigh explores the nature of terrorism from its origins in the West to the current global threat fueled by fundamentalists. Burleigh takes us from the roots of terrorism

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Michael Burleigh29 Oct 2014$15.22

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Before the Ivy: The Cubs' Golden Age in Pre-Wrigley Chicago by Laurent Pernot
Before the Ivy: The Cubs' Golden Age in Pre-Wrigley Chicago

The indomitable Cubs of baseball's early years
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Laurent Pernot13 Jan 2015$15.25

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We Fought at Arnhem by Mike Rossiter
We Fought at Arnhem

Operation Market Garden: a plan to capture the bridge over the Rhine at Arnhem and outflank the German front.

In all twelve thousand airborne troops were to land, either by parachute or glider, at three drop zones and move towards their objective.

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We Remember D-Day by Frank Shaw & Joan Shaw
We Remember D-Day

'On leaving the plane I can only say I felt very lonely, except that the sky was full of bullets coming upwards. Fortunately, it wasn't long before my feet hit the ground with a thud. Almost as soon as my feet touched the ground, I was to find that I

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Frank Shaw &
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One Night in Turin: The Inside Story of a World Cup that Changed our Footballing Nation Forever by Pete Davies
One Night in Turin: The Inside Story of a World Cup that Changed our Footballing Nation Forever

NOW ALSO A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE.

It was the World Cup semi-finals. On 4th July, 1990, in a stadium in Turin, Gazza cried, England lost and football changed forever.

This is the inside story of Italia '90 - we meet the players, the hooligans, the agents,

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Siege of Kustrin 1945: Gateway to Berlin by Tony Le Tissier
Siege of Kustrin 1945: Gateway to Berlin

The unexpected arrival of Soviet troops at the end of January 1945 at the ancient fortress and garrison town of Küstrin came as a tremendous shock to the German High Command-the Soviets were now only 50 miles from Berlin itself. The Red Army needed the
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Magnum! The Wild Weasels in Desert Storm: The Elimination of Iraq's Air Defence by Braxton R. Eisel & James A. Schreiner
Magnum! The Wild Weasels in Desert Storm: The Elimination of Iraq's Air Defence

This book is based upon a journal Jim Schreiner kept during his deployment to the Persian Gulf region for Operations DESERT SHIELD and DESERT STORM. Building upon that record and the recollections of other F-4G Wild Weasel aircrew, the authors show a slice
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Braxton R. Eisel &
James A. Schreiner
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Underground Warfare 1914-1918 by Simon Jones
Underground Warfare 1914-1918

Simon Jones's graphic history of underground warfare during the Great War uses personal reminiscences to convey the danger and suspense of this unconventional form of conflict. He describes how the underground soldiers of the opposing armies engaged in
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Simon Jones10 Jun 2014$15.39

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Killing the Bismarck: Destroying the Pride of Hitler's Fleet by Iain Ballantyne
Killing the Bismarck: Destroying the Pride of Hitler's Fleet

In May 1941, the German battleship Bismarck, accompanied by heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen, broke out into the Atlantic, to attack Allied shipping. The Royal Navy's pursuit and subsequent destruction of Bismarck was an epic of naval warfare. In this new account
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Iain Ballantyne16 Jun 2014$15.39

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The Rise and Fall of the Japanese Imperial Naval Air Service by Peter J. Edwards
The Rise and Fall of the Japanese Imperial Naval Air Service

This book describes in considerable detail the people, events ships and aircraft that shaped the Air Service from its origins in the late 19th century to its demise in 1945. The formative years began when a British Naval Mission was established in Japan
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Peter J. Edwards25 Jun 2014$15.39

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General Boy: The Life of Lieutenant General Sir Frederick Browning by Richard Mead
General Boy: The Life of Lieutenant General Sir Frederick Browning

This is the first biography of 'Boy' Browning, whose name is inextricably linked with the creation and employment of Britain's airborne forces in the Second World War. Commissioned into the Grenadier Guards, Browning served on the Western Front, earning
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Wavell - Soldier and Statesman by Victoria Schofield
Wavell - Soldier and Statesman

Archibald Wavell's life and career makes a marvelous subject. Not only did he reach the highest rank (Field Marshal) and become an Earl and Viceroy of India but his character was complex. He joined the Black Watch in 1901. He stood out during the Great
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Victoria Schofield6 Jul 2014$15.39

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Very Fine Commander, A: The Memories of General 'Nap' Murray GCB KBE DSO by John Donovan
Very Fine Commander, A: The Memories of General 'Nap' Murray GCB KBE DSO

The contrast between soldiering in peace and war is well illustrated by 'Nap' Murray's experiences. It took him 16 years to reach the substantive rank of Major in 1938 but by 1944 he was an acting Lieutenant General. His fascinating memoirs, skillfully
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John Donovan6 Jul 2014$15.39

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Charging Against Wellington: The French Cavalry in the Peninsular War, 1807-1814 by Robert Burnham
Charging Against Wellington: The French Cavalry in the Peninsular War, 1807-1814

Like the author's previous book, The British Army Against Napoleon, Charging Against Wellington draws heavily on primary sources, manuals, memoirs, and regimental histories to bring to life the officers and men of the regiments that fought. The book is
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First in the Field: 651 Squadron Army Air Corps by Guy Warner
First in the Field: 651 Squadron Army Air Corps

651 was the first Air Observation Post (AOP) Squadron, formed at Old Sarum on August 1 1941 to work closely with army units in artillery spotting and liaison. It was still part of the RAF but all the pilots, drivers and signalers were from the Royal Artillery,
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Japan's Last Bid for Victory: The Invasion of India, 1944 by Robert Lyman
Japan's Last Bid for Victory: The Invasion of India, 1944

Robert Lyman's deep knowledge and understanding of the war in Burma, and the great battles at Kohima and Imphal in 1944, are well known. In this book he uses original documents, published works and personal accounts to weave together an enthralling account
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Harry Smith's Last Throw: The Eight Cape Frontier War 1850-1853 by Keith Smith
Harry Smith's Last Throw: The Eight Cape Frontier War 1850-1853

The War of Mlanjeni was the longest conflict in South African history until the second Anglo-Boer War. The loss of life was substantially heavier than that of the Zulu War of 1879 and the political after-effects of it were significantly greater than those
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Tunnel Rats: The larrikin Aussie legends who discovered the Vietcong's secret weapon by Jimmy Thomson & Sandy MacGregor
Tunnel Rats: The larrikin Aussie legends who discovered the Vietcong's secret weapon

The thrilling story of the young Australian Army engineers of 3 Field Troop who were the first allied soldiers to risk their lives in the darkness of the Vietcong tunnels of South Vietnam.
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Jimmy Thomson &
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Aboriginals and the Mining Industry: Case studies of the Australian experience by David Cousins & John Nieuwenhuysen
Aboriginals and the Mining Industry: Case studies of the Australian experience

Aboriginals and the Mining Industry reviews the participation of Aborigines in mining company employment. It examines the contribution of land rights legislation to protecting Aboriginal interests, and it asks how far the growth of mining in remote parts
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David Cousins &
John Nieuwenhuysen
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Innocence and War by Ian Strathcarron
Innocence and War

In 1867 the Daily Alta California commissioned Mark Twain to cover the story of the world's first luxury cruise, a six-month round tour to the Holy Land from New York on board the Quaker City, an ex-Civil War Mississippi side-wheel paddle steamer. The
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The Northern Conquest: Vikings in Britain and Ireland by Katherine Holman
The Northern Conquest: Vikings in Britain and Ireland

Most historical accounts examine the Viking Age in one part rather than the whole region of the British Isles and Ireland. Very few pay attention to the continued contact between England and Scandinavia in the post-Norman Conquest period. This book aims
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Katherine Holman4 Aug 2012$15.49

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The Portuguese: A Portrait of a People by Barry Hatton
The Portuguese: A Portrait of a People

Portugal is an established member of the European Union, one of the founders of the euro currency and a founder member of NATO. Yet it is an inconspicuous and largely overlooked country on the continent's south-west rim. In the fifteenth- and sixteenth-century
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Enduring Freedom: An Afghan Anthology by Ryan Gearing
Enduring Freedom: An Afghan Anthology

This brand new anthology has been compiled to commemorate 10 years in Afghanistan. Announced in November 2010, contributions for a book of war poems were sought, and aided by appeals in the media, including BFBS Radio, the Army Families Federation and
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More Than Cowboys: Travels Through the History of the American West by Tim Slessor
More Than Cowboys: Travels Through the History of the American West

So many books about the American West leave out the more intriguing details: When, in 1803, the young USA doubled its size with the purchase from France of an unexplored vastness called La Louisiane, it was a British bank which lent the Americans most
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Tim Slessor27 Jul 2013$15.49

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Mr. Lincoln Goes to War by William Marvel
Mr. Lincoln Goes to War

"The Civil War's master historical detective" reveals how Lincoln blundered into war.

Stephen Sears has called William Marvel "the Civil War's master historical detective," and in this groundbreaking book Marvel investigates the mystery of how the war

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Women in Utah History by Patricia Lyn Scott & Linda Thatcher
Women in Utah History

A project of the Utah Women's History Association and cosponsored by the Utah State Historical Society, Paradigm or Paradox provides the first thorough survey of the complicated history of all Utah women. Some of the finest historians studying Utah examine
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Patricia Lyn Scott &
Linda Thatcher
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American Notes by Charles Dickens
American Notes

American Notes is the fascinating travel journal of one of nineteenth-century America's most celebrated visitors: Charles Dickens. A lively chronicle of his five-month trip around the United States in 1842, the book records the author's adventures journeying
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Charles Dickens25 Oct 2014$15.50

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Bolt Of Fate: Benjamin Franklin And His Fabulous Kite by Tom Tucker
Bolt Of Fate: Benjamin Franklin And His Fabulous Kite

Bolt Of Fate
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Tom Tucker13 Nov 2014$15.50

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The Treaty: Every New Zealander's Guide to the Treaty of Waitangi by Marcia Stenson
The Treaty: Every New Zealander's Guide to the Treaty of Waitangi

A clear and concise explanation of the Treaty of Waitangi for everyday readers.This book covers the history of the Treaty — from the events leading up to the signing, the signing and the Maori and English versions — and it also looks at the wider

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Marcia Stenson19 Sep 2014$15.55

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Busy Families by Grace Pezzimenti
Busy Families

What does your family do each day? This eBook looks at what several families are doing at certain hours of the day. Along the way, it teaches an important math concept: how to tell time by the hour.
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How Many Cookies? Learning to Subtract 1 from One-Digit Numbers by Judi Austin
How Many Cookies? Learning to Subtract 1 from One-Digit Numbers

Delicious cookies are an excellent combination with basic math concepts. In this eBook, readers will learn to subtract 1 from one-digit numbers.
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Counting at the Store: Learning to Count from 6 to 10 by Elizabeth Kernan
Counting at the Store: Learning to Count from 6 to 10

Going to the store can be a great counting lesson. In this informative eBook, early readers will learn to count from 6 to 10.
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Count the Ways to Get Around: Learning to Count to 5 by Joan Chapman
Count the Ways to Get Around: Learning to Count to 5

There are a lot of ways to help people move from place to place. This eBook focuses on the different modes of transportation while teaching readers how to count to 5.
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Near and Far at the Beach: Learning Spatial Awareness Concepts by Amanda Boyd
Near and Far at the Beach: Learning Spatial Awareness Concepts

This eBook combines core math curriculum with the fun of a day at the beach. Labeled diagrams and colorful photographs make this an excellent learning resource for early math learners.
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On the Ball: Learning to Identify the Place Values of Ones and Tens by Autumn Leigh
On the Ball: Learning to Identify the Place Values of Ones and Tens

This eBook for developing readers and early math learners teaches important math concepts in a fun, real world setting. This eBook helps readers learn to identify the place values of ones and tens.
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Signs on the Road: Learning to Identify the Four Basic Geometric Shapes by Autumn Leigh
Signs on the Road: Learning to Identify the Four Basic Geometric Shapes

Signs on the road can impart valuable information to drivers and pedestrians. This eBook shows readers how to recognize and name the four basic geometric shapes using road signs.
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The Names of Numbers: Learning How Numbers Are Represented With Words by Bonnie Leech
The Names of Numbers: Learning How Numbers Are Represented With Words

This eBook for early readers and math students teaches how to represent numbers using words.
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Who's Short? Who's Tall? Learning to Compare Heights by Kailee Herbst
Who's Short? Who's Tall? Learning to Compare Heights

This eBook compares the heights of different people in a simple, fun math lesson. Well-labeled photographs and diagrams help make the lesson easy-to-follow.
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Lots of Clocks: Learning About Tools That Measure Time by Kailee Herbst
Lots of Clocks: Learning About Tools That Measure Time

This eBook for early readers and math learners explains the tools we use for measuring time: clocks.
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Let's Eat Lunch: Learning About Picture Graphs by Susan Vaughan
Let's Eat Lunch: Learning About Picture Graphs

Lunch can be one of the best parts of the day, especially when it's combined with a tasty math lesson. This eBook teaches readers how to read picture graphs with the help of well-labeled graphics and colorful photographs.
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Jobs Around Town: Learning to Sort and Classify by Eileen Cartogna
Jobs Around Town: Learning to Sort and Classify

This eBook for early math learners shows readers some of the jobs that people hold in their community. Along the way, they will learn the important math concepts of sorting and classifying.
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War To Make Peace: Machen Frieden by F. J. P O'Connell
War To Make Peace: Machen Frieden

People want and need to understand. What happened is what makes us who we are, what we do and most importantly how we do it. This book is in pursuance of that understanding.
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F. J. P O'Connell23 Jun 2014$15.66

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Claret and Blue Blood: Pumping Life into West Ham United by Ben Sharratt & Kirk Blows
Claret and Blue Blood: Pumping Life into West Ham United

From the World Cup-winning days of Bobby Moore, Geoff Hurst and Martin Peters to highly acclaimed modern-day heroes such as Joe Cole, Michael Carrick and Jermain Defoe, West Ham United supporters have always had the greatest affection for homegrown Hammers.

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The Victorians by Jeremy Paxman
The Victorians

Jeremy Paxman's unique portrait of the Victorian world takes readers on an exciting journey through the birth of modern Britain. Using the paintings of the era as a starting point, he tells us stories of urban life, family, faith, industry and empire

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Mary Queen of Scots: In My End is My Beginning by James Mackay
Mary Queen of Scots: In My End is My Beginning

In My End Is My Beginning is the story of Mary Queen of Scots (1542-87), the tragic heroine par excellence. Queen of an unfamiliar and troubled nation when she was a week old, it was her misfortune to be a pawn in the game of international politics

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Conflicts Of Interest: Diaries 1977-80 by Tony Benn
Conflicts Of Interest: Diaries 1977-80

In this, the fourth volume of Tony Benn's diaries, the Labour Government continues its fight for survival. Important developments are occurring both at home and internationally. In Britain, Benn as Secretary of State for Energy is directly involved with

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True Stories Of The Commandos: The British Army's Legendary Front line Fighting Force by Robin Hunter
True Stories Of The Commandos: The British Army's Legendary Front line Fighting Force

Raised in the dark, post-Dunkirk days of 1940 to carry the war to the enemy, in five short and violet years the British Army Commandos established a reputation that has made the name 'Commando' the mark of the fighting man.

The Commandos began as small-scale

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Roof of the World: Man's First Flight Over Everest by James Douglas-Hamilton
Roof of the World: Man's First Flight Over Everest

On the morning of 3 April 1933, two single-engine biplanes set off on a flight into history. From their base near the Indian border with the mystery country of Nepal, the two young pilots, one a British Marquis and a Scottish Member of Parliament, the

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We Remember the Battle of Britain by Frank Shaw & Joan Shaw
We Remember the Battle of Britain

'I was talking and laughing with a school friend in the street when suddenly there was the eerie wailing notes of the air raid siren filling the air. I can remember that our laughter stopped straight away, and I recall feeling chilled and scared. Doors

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The Celebrated Pedestrian and Other Historical Curiosities by BBC History Magazine
The Celebrated Pedestrian and Other Historical Curiosities

Who is the Downing of Downing Street? What did the first illuminated adverts in Piccadilly Circus advertise? Was Oliver Cromwell actually Welsh? Questions like these and many more are answered in this, the first ever miscellany from the editors of BBC

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We Remember Dunkirk by Frank Shaw & Joan Shaw
We Remember Dunkirk

'Yes we were scared. It could be seen on the faces of the men. No food didn't help. We stopped to suck pebbles during the day as our tongues began to swell through lack of water . We had an order come through to us one day. Every man for himself. And

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On the State of Egypt by Alaa Aswany
On the State of Egypt

On 25 January 2011, bestselling Egyptian novelist Alaa Al Aswany joined a million protestors in Tahrir Square calling for President Hosni Mubarak's departure. This was the moment he and other pro-democracy activists had been working towards, but could
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Scottish Samurai by Alexander McKay
Scottish Samurai

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Spy: The Inside Story of How the FBI's Robert Hanssen Betrayed America by David Wise
Spy: The Inside Story of How the FBI's Robert Hanssen Betrayed America

Four previous books have attempted to unravel the mystery of how and why FBI staffer Robert Hanssen was able to sell secrets to the KGB for almost 22 years. None, however, have been as penetrating as this account by veteran spy author Wise (The Invisible
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Untold Glory by Alan Govenar
Untold Glory

Untold Glory offers a fresh perspective on one of the most fundamental elements of American history - the conquest of new frontiers. In twenty-seven fascinating first-person accounts, African Americans from different eras, backgrounds, and occupations
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Alan Govenar13 Dec 2008$15.95

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The Real Lincoln by Thomas Dilorenzo
The Real Lincoln

A New Look at Abraham Lincoln, His Agenda, and an Unnecessary WarMost Americans consider Abraham Lincoln to be the greatest president in history. His legend as the Great Emancipator has grown to mythic proportions as hundreds of books, a national holiday,
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Thomas Dilorenzo28 Mar 2009$15.95

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Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams by Donald Bogle
Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams

In Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams, Donald Bogle tells–for the first time–the story of a place both mythic and real: Black Hollywood. Spanning sixty years, this deliciously entertaining history uncovers the audacious manner in which many blacks made a
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Choices Under Fire by Michael Bess
Choices Under Fire

World War II was the quintessential Â"good war.Â" It was not, however, a conflict free of moral ambiguity, painful dilemmas, and unavoidable compromises. Was the bombing of civilian populations in Germany and Japan justified? Were the Nuremberg and Tokyo
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Michael Bess28 Mar 2009$15.95

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There Goes My Everything by Jason Sokol
There Goes My Everything

During the civil rights movement, epic battles for justice were fought in the streets, at lunch counters, and in the classrooms of the American South. Just as many battles were waged, however, in the hearts and minds of ordinary white southerners whose
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Jason Sokol2 May 2009$15.95

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Out of the Flames by Lawrence Goldstone
Out of the Flames

Michael Servetus is one of those hidden figureheads of history who is remembered not for his name, but for the revolutionary deeds that stand in his place. Both a scientist and a freethinking theologian, Servetus is credited with the discovery of pulmonary
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The Dark Side by Jane Mayer
The Dark Side

Jane Mayer is the co-author of two bestselling and critically acclaimed narrative nonfiction books, Landslide: The Unmaking of the President, 1984-1988, and Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas, the latter of which was a finalist for the
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1959: The Year Everything Changed by Fred Kaplan
1959: The Year Everything Changed

Advance Praise for Fred Kaplan's 1959: The Year Everything Changed

"An engrossing story about not just where the '60s came from but the birth of the future. Kaplan does a masterful job of weaving together the strands - in politics, society, culture,

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Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts by Robert D. Kaplan
Hog Pilots, Blue Water Grunts

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Normandy by Shelagh Whitaker
Normandy

Â"It was the [allied armiesÂ'] valor, their endurance, and their ability to adapt that won the battle of Normandy and launched the liberation of Western Europe.Â" —from Normandy: The Real Story For decades, itÂ's been the conventional wisdom that Â"brute
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The Dream Palace of the Arabs by Fouad Ajami
The Dream Palace of the Arabs

"An important and illuminating book . . . a valuable testament to a tragic generation that tried to bridge the Arab past with modern ideals." --The New York Times

"The Dream Palace of the Arabs is an absorbing and sadly moving account of what political

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1898 by David Traxel
1898

In this remarkable evocation of the American past, David Traxel chronicles the extraordinary events of 1898--a year without rival in United States history for its extravagant adventure and far-reaching significance. Displaying a rare combination of graceful
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Lincoln's Labels: America's Best Known Brands and the Civil War by James M. Schmidt
Lincoln's Labels: America's Best Known Brands and the Civil War

From du Pont's gunpowder and Borden's condensed milk to Procter & Gamble's soap and Brooks Brothers' uniforms, this history investigates how today's familiar brand names served a vital role for the Union during the Civil War. Rarely told stories from the
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The Utility of Force (E-Book) by Rupert Smith
The Utility of Force (E-Book)

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Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World through Islamic Eyes by Tamim Ansary
Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World through Islamic Eyes

We in the west share a common narrative of world history-that runs from the Nile Valley and Mesopotomia, through Greece and Rome and the French Revolution, to the rise of the secular state and the triumph of democracy. But our story largely omits a wh
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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

Hans-Friedrich Mueller is the William D. Williams Professor of Classics at Union College in Schenectady, New York, and the author of Roman Religion in Valerius Maximus.

Daniel J. Boorstin, Pulitzer Prize–winning historian and Librarian of Congress

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The Foundation: A Great American Secret How Private Wealth is Changing the World by Joel FLEISHMAN
The Foundation: A Great American Secret How Private Wealth is Changing the World

Private foundations have been the dynamo of social change since their invention at the beginning of the last century. Yet just over 10 percent of the public knows they even exist; and for those who are aware of them, as well as even those who seek gra
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Tell Me How This Ends: General David Petraeus and the Search for a Way out of Iraq by Robinson Linda
Tell Me How This Ends: General David Petraeus and the Search for a Way out of Iraq

After many missteps made from the invasion in 2003 through 2006, the White House appointed General Petraeus as the top commander in Iraq, initiating a new strategy and a new approach to prosecuting the war. Tell Me How This Ends is an inside account of
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What This Cruel War Was Over (E-Book) by Chandra Manning
What This Cruel War Was Over (E-Book)

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Age of Betrayal (E-Book) by Jack Beatty
Age of Betrayal (E-Book)

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Enlightened Entrepreneurs: Business Ethics in Victorian Britain by Ian Bradley
Enlightened Entrepreneurs: Business Ethics in Victorian Britain

The Victorian values of Liberalism and nonconformity permeated all aspects of society, not excluding industry and business. This insightful study follows 10 remarkable Victorian industrialists who came from relatively humble origins and rose through hard
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Vienna 1814 by David King
Vienna 1814

"King reveals his talent for narrative flow and portraiture in a biography that will thoroughly inveigle history readers."
—Booklist

"A teeming...personality-rich panorama of the first truly international peace conference."
—Kirkus Reviews

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Escape from the Deep: Escape from the Deep by Alex Kershaw
Escape from the Deep: Escape from the Deep

In the early morning hours of October 24, 1944, the legendary U.S. Navy submarine Tang was hit by one of its own faulty torpedoes. The survivors of the explosion struggled to stay alive one hundred-eighty feet beneath the surface, while the Japanese dropped
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East to the Dawn: East to the Dawn by Susan Butler
East to the Dawn: East to the Dawn

Amelia Earhart captured the hearts of the nation after becoming the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic in 1928. And her disappearance on an around-the-world flight in 1937 is an enduring mystery. Based on ten years of research, East to the Dawn
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CAMELOT & THE CULTURAL REVOLUTION: HOW THE ASSASSI: How the Assassination of John F. Kennedy Shattered American Liberalism by James Piereson
CAMELOT & THE CULTURAL REVOLUTION: HOW THE ASSASSI: How the Assassination of John F. Kennedy Shattered American Liberalism

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This Is Your Country on Drugs: The Secret History of Getting High in America by Ryan Grim
This Is Your Country on Drugs: The Secret History of Getting High in America

Everything we know about drugsâ€"from acid to epidemics to DARE and salviaâ€"turns out to be wrong

Stock up on munchies and line up your water bottles: journalist Ryan Grim will take you on a cross-country tour of illicit drug use in the U.S.â€"from

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Harriet Tubman by Beverly Lowry
Harriet Tubman

Beverly Lowry is the author of six novels and the nonfiction works Crossed Over and Her Dream of Dreams. The recipient of the 2007 Richard Wright Literary Excellence Award, Lowry teaches at George Mason University. She lives in Austin, Texas.


From

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The Greatest Day in History by Nicholas Best
The Greatest Day in History

Unlike 1945, the First World War did not end neatly with the unconditional surrender of the Germans. After a dramatic week of negotiations, military offensives and the beginning of a Communist revolution, the German Imperial regime collapsed. The Allies
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Nicholas Best22 Mar 2010$15.95

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The War Before: The True Life Story of Becoming a Black Panther, Keeping the Faith in Prison, and Fighting for Those Left Behind by Safiya Bukhari
The War Before: The True Life Story of Becoming a Black Panther, Keeping the Faith in Prison, and Fighting for Those Left Behind

The War Before traces Bukhari's lifelong commitment as an advocate for the rights of the oppressed. Following her journey from middle-class student to Black Panther to political prisoner, these writings provide an intimate view of a woman wrestling with
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The Wandering Heart: A Novel by Mary Malloy
The Wandering Heart: A Novel

Historian Lizzie Manning didn't set out to become a sleuth, and she had no intention of becoming personally involved in a medieval mystery. Her expertise lay in eighteenth-century maritime voyages, and her assignment was to find a Tlingit Indian corpse
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O-bon in Chimunesu: A Community Remembered by Catherine Lang
O-bon in Chimunesu: A Community Remembered

O-Bon in Chimunesu: A Community Remembered is a moving tribute to a community of Japanese-Canadians and the way they lived their lives. Prior to the Second World War, when Canada's official policy of internment changed the lives of Japanese-Canadians forever,
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Chasing Oliver Hazard Perry: Travels in the Footsteps of the Commodore Who Saved America by Craig Heimbuch
Chasing Oliver Hazard Perry: Travels in the Footsteps of the Commodore Who Saved America

Chasing Oliver Hazard Perry chronicles Craig Heimbuch's journey through time and place in hopes of bringing to life a history that has haunted him since he was young â€Â" the story of Oliver Perry and the War of 1812. In the spirit of Tony Horwitz, Heimbuch
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1001 Things Everyone Should Know About WWII by Frank E. Vandiver
1001 Things Everyone Should Know About WWII

For the millions who want to know more about "The Greatest Generation" and the global struggle they fought and won, an essential work of popular reference.

World War II was the most complex, geographically extensive, and momentous global conflict in
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The Girls Come Marching Home: Stories of Women Warriors Returning from the War in Iraq by Kirsten Holmstedt
The Girls Come Marching Home: Stories of Women Warriors Returning from the War in Iraq

True stories of female soldiers returning home from the war in Iraq
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A Stillness at Appomattox by Bruce Catton
A Stillness at Appomattox

When first published in 1953, Bruce Catton, our foremost Civil War historian was awarded both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for excellence in nonfiction. This final volume of The Army of the Potomac trilogy relates the final year of
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For Us Surrender Is Out of the Question: A Story from Burma's Never-Ending War by Mac McClelland
For Us Surrender Is Out of the Question: A Story from Burma's Never-Ending War

In 2006, Mac McClelland arrived as a volunteer in Thailand and found herself unexpectedly living with associates of a US-designated terrorist organization battling Burma's dictatorship. Her staggering story explores the world's longest-running war through
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The Age of American Unreason by Susan Jacoby
The Age of American Unreason

"There are few subjects more timely than the one tackled by Jacoby. . . . Her book is smart [and] well-researched." -Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times"Forceful. . . . Cogently argued. . . . An intellectual journey of the first order." -Chicago Tribune
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War Nerd: A Novel by Gary Brecher
War Nerd: A Novel

Self-described war nerd Gary Brecher knows he's not alone, that there's a legion of fat, lonely Americans, stuck in stupid, paper-pushing desk jobs, who get off on reading about war because they hate their lives. But Brecher writes about war, too. War
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Gary Brecher19 Jan 2011$15.95

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China Men by Maxine Hong Kingston
China Men

The author chronicles the lives of three generations of Chinese men in America, woven from memory, myth and fact. Here's a storyteller's tale of what they endured in a strange new land.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Maxine Hong Kingston29 Jan 2011$15.95

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Where We Were in Vietnam by Michael Kelley
Where We Were in Vietnam

Identifies the name, location and provides a brief historical synopsis of every military installation, firebase, landing zone, airfield, port, signal site, vessel and significant terrain feature of the American war in Vietnam. Additionally, includes a
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Michael Kelley25 May 2011$15.95

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The Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifle by Peter Smithurst
The Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifle

Throughout the Napoleonic Wars, there was a growing perception that a muzzle-loading rifle was more practical compared to the limitations of rifles then currently in use. This thinking ultimately resulted in the 1853 Enfield Pattern, a rifle which, for
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Modelling Scale Figures by Mark Bannerman
Modelling Scale Figures

Adding a figure to a kit or a vignette can really bring it to life - yet building and painting figures continues to be a source of frustration to many modelers, with the results all too disappointing. However, help is at hand. The aim of this book is to
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Modelling Armoured Vehicles by Gary Edmundson
Modelling Armoured Vehicles

A central resource to all armor modelers from the complete beginner to the more experienced modeler, this book details all the steps involved in creating a realistic and attractive model armored vehicle. Gary Edmundson and his colleagues take the reader
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Operation Pointblank 1944 by Steven Zaloga
Operation Pointblank 1944

Operation Pointblank was the code name for the United States Army Air Force's attempt to destroy German fighter capability through the use of daylight strategic bombing in advance of the D-Day landings. Launched in 1943, the operation immediately met with
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The Northern Ireland Troubles by Aaron Edwards
The Northern Ireland Troubles

No other modern British military campaign evokes as much emotion as the difficult and exceptionally lengthy operational deployment to Northern Ireland. Aaron Edward's new volume on the so-called 'Troubles' considers the strategic, operational and tactical
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The Fourth Crusade 1202-04 by David Nicolle
The Fourth Crusade 1202-04

The Fourth Crusade was the first and most famous of the 'diverted' crusades, that is, ones diverted from their originally intended target. It was also the first to be directed against a fellow Christian, though Orthodox, state. Initially preached (from
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P-40 Warhawk vs Bf 109 by Carl Molesworth
P-40 Warhawk vs Bf 109

Although the P-40 and the Bf 109 both joined the air war over North Africa at nearly the same time in early 1941, the venerable German fighter was already fully sorted with a combat career dating back to 1937 in Spain, while the American fighter was making
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King Tiger vs IS-2 by David Higgins
King Tiger vs IS-2

This book examines the technology and strategy that defined the outcome of the battles between the King Tiger and the IS-2. The Soviets had been quick to develop tanks that could fight the Tiger on an equal footing, but these were developed as part of
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La-5/7 vs Fw 190 by Dmitriy Khazanov
La-5/7 vs Fw 190

Soviet fighter aviation suffered terribly at the hands of the Jagdwaffe in the first year of the war in the east, and with the arrival of JG 51 and its Fw 190s on the Stalingrad Front in September 1942 things only got worse for the hard-pressed Red Army
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The Beretta M9 Pistol by Leroy Thompson
The Beretta M9 Pistol

In 1990 the Beretta M9 replaced the venerable Colt 1911 as the main pistol of choice for the US Army. At the time the decision was controversial particularly because it was perceived that a smaller caliber weapon such as the Beretta would lack the necessary
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Wake Island 1941 by Jim Moran
Wake Island 1941

On the same day that the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, they also launched air attacks on Wake Island, an American marine and naval base in the Pacific. Three days later a Japanese invasion force stormed the island, but were bloodily repulsed by the scratch
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Confederate Ironclad vs Union Ironclad by Ron Field
Confederate Ironclad vs Union Ironclad

The Ironclad was a revolutionary weapon of war. Although iron was used for protection in the Far East during the 16th century, it was the 19th century and the American Civil War that heralded the first modern armored self-propelled warships. With the parallel
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St Mihiel 1918 by David Bonk
St Mihiel 1918

The St Mihiel salient had been formed in 1914 as the Germans drove towards Paris. The French had attempted to recapture it in 1915 without success and in 1916 the Germans used the area as a base to attack Verdun. The bitter battle for Verdun had cost hundreds
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Wabash 1791 by John Winkler
Wabash 1791

Osprey's Campaign title for the battle that marked Major General Arthur St. Clair's downfall in the Northwest Indian War (1785-1795). In 1791, the US Army conducted its first important operation. St. Clair led an American army of about 2,000 into what
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The Uzi Submachine Gun by Chris Mcnab
The Uzi Submachine Gun

The Uzi submachine gun is one of the most recognizable weapons in history. Its familiarity stems in part from the sheer diversity of its users. Uzis have been seen gripped and fired by US secret service agents and SWAT teams, Israeli soldiers, European
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The M1 Carbine by Leroy Thompson
The M1 Carbine

The M1 Carbine was produced in more numbers than any other US small arm in World War II (1939-1945). In 1938 the US Chief of Infantry requested that the Ordnance Department develop a carbine or light rifle to be used by service and support troops, artillerymen,
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Interventions by Noam Chomsky
Interventions

Short, forceful commentaries on U.S. politics from Latin America to the Middle East.
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