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The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914
by David McCullough
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Winner of the National Book Award From the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of Truman, here is the national bestselling epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal. In The Path Between the Seas, acclaimed historian David McCullough delivers a first... (read more)

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Notes to the Future: Words of Wisdom
Notes to the Future: Words of Wisdom
by Nelson Mandela
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andlt;Bandgt;andlt;Iandgt;and#8220;The book that you hold in your hands is nothing short of a miracle.and#8221; and#8212;Desmond Tutu, from the Introductionandlt;/Iandgt;andlt;/Bandgt; andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;The authorized record of Nelson... (read more)

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Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East: 1776 to the Present
Power, Faith, and Fantasy: America in the Middle East: 1776 to the Present
by Michael B Oren
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This best-selling history is the first fully comprehensive history of America"s involvement in the Middle East from George Washington to George W. Bush. As Niall Ferguson writes, 'If you think America"s entanglement in the Middle East began with... (read more)

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1215: The Year of Magna Carta
1215: The Year of Magna Carta
by Danny Danziger and John Gillingham
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Surveying a broad landscape through a narrow lens, 1215 sweeps readers back eight centuries in an absorbing portrait of life during a time of global upheaval, the ripples of which can still be felt today. At the center of this fascinating period is the... (read more)

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The House of Medici: Its Rise and Fall
The House of Medici: Its Rise and Fall
by Christopher Hibbert
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It was a dynasty with more wealth, passion, and power than the houses of Windsor, Kennedy, and Rockefeller combined. It shaped all of Europe and controlled politics, scientists, artists, and even popes, for three hundred years. It was the house of Medici,... (read more)

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The Yellow Wind: With a New Afterword by the Author
The Yellow Wind: With a New Afterword by the Author
by David Grossman
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The Israeli novelist David Grossmans impassioned account of what he observed on the West Bank in early 1987—not only the misery of the Palestinian refugees and their deep-seated hatred of the Israelis but also the cost of occupation for both... (read more)

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The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge (Touchstone Books)
The Great Bridge: The Epic Story of the Building of the Brooklyn Bridge (Touchstone Books)
by David McCullough
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This monumental book tells the enthralling story of one of the greatest accomplishments in our nations history, the building of what was then the longest suspension bridge in the world. The Brooklyn Bridge rose out of the expansive era following the... (read more)

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The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany
The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany
by William L Shirer
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The fiftieth anniversary edition of the National Book Award–winning bestseller that is the definitive study of Adolf Hitler, the rise of Nazi Germany, the Holocaust, and World War II. This special edition now features a new introduction by Ron... (read more)

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To Marry an English Lord
To Marry an English Lord
by Gail Maccoll
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AMERICAN HEIRESSES TAKE ON THE PEERAGE In 1895, nine American girls, including a Vanderbilt (railroads), LaRoche (pharmaceuticals), Rogers (oil) and Whitney (New York trolleys), married peers of the British realmoXamong them, a duke, an earl, three... (read more)

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The Poison King: The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome's Deadliest Enemy
The Poison King: The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome's Deadliest Enemy
by Adrienne Mayor
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"Mithradates should be a household name alongside his fellow rebels Hannibal, Cleopatra, Spartacus, and Attila. This detailed, juicy, entertaining, yet painstaking work of superb scholarship should finally give Mithradates the recognition he deserves... (read more)

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The Men Who Would Be King: Suitors to Queen Elizabeth I
The Men Who Would Be King: Suitors to Queen Elizabeth I
by Josephine Ross
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The story of the many suitors of Elizabeth I—one of the most eligible brides in 16th century Europe In the only history available on this ever-fascinating subject, readers will meet the many men who competed fruitlessly for Elizabeth's hand and... (read more)

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Wait for Me!: Memoirs
Wait for Me!: Memoirs
by Deborah Mitford
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Deborah Mitford, Duchess of Devonshire, is the youngest of the famously witty brood of six daughters and one son that included the writers Jessica and Nancy, who wrote, when Deborah was born, “How disgusting of the poor darling to go and be a girl.... (read more)

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1421: The Year China Discovered America (P.S.)
1421: The Year China Discovered America (P.S.)
by Gavin Menzies
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On March 8, 1421, the largest fleet the world had ever seen set sail from China to "proceed all the way to the ends of the earth to collect tribute from the barbarians beyond the seas." When the fleet returned home in October 1423, the emperor had fallen,... (read more)

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The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom
The Long Walk: The True Story of a Trek to Freedom
by Slavomir Rawicz
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MORE THAN HALF A MILLION COPIES SOLD The classic adventure story that inspired the new major motion picture The Way Back, directed by Peter Weir *** I hope The Long Walk will remain as a memorial to all those who live and die for freedom, and for all... (read more)

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Wild Swans Three Daughters of China
Wild Swans Three Daughters of China
by Jung Chang
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Blending the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history, andlt;Iandgt;Wild Swansandlt;/Iandgt; has become a bestselling classic in thirty languages, with more than ten million copies sold. The story of three generations in twentieth-... (read more)

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A Rhyming History of Britain: 55 B.C.- 1966 A.D.
A Rhyming History of Britain: 55 B.C.- 1966 A.D.
by James Muirden
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This cheerful poem has been written To tell the history of Britain; For People puzzled by the Past— If this means YOU, heres help at last! From Celts to Churchill, it relates (With all the most Important Dates) Our countrys convoluted course... (read more)

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A Day in the Life: One Family, the Beautiful People, and the End of the Sixties
A Day in the Life: One Family, the Beautiful People, and the End of the Sixties
by Robert Greenfield
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A Day in the Life is the story of how the ideal marriage between two young and extraordinarily beautiful members of the English upper class fell apart as the psychedelic dreams of the sixties gave way to the harsh, hard-rock reality of the seventies. A... (read more)

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Motherland a Philosophical History of Russia
Motherland a Philosophical History of Russia
by Lesley Chamberlain
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Trade paperback. Radical new interpretation of Russian history examining its philosophy and religion.... (read more)

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A Brief History of Bolivia (Brief History)
A Brief History of Bolivia (Brief History)
by Waltraud Queisr Morales
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Recent decades have witnessed major reform within Bolivia: an impressive democratic and economic... (read more)

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Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood
Dreams of Trespass: Tales of a Harem Girlhood
by Fatima Marnissi
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”I was born in a harem in 1940 in Fez, Morocco...” So begins Fatima Mernissi in this exotic and rich narrative of a childhood behind the iron gates of a domestic harem. In Dreams of Trespass, Mernissi weaves her own memories with the dreams... (read more)

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