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The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia
The China Mirage: The Hidden History of American Disaster in Asia
by James Bradley
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From the bestselling author of Flags of our Fathers, Flyboys, and The Imperial Cruise, a riveting, revisionist history of US-China relations from the 19th century to the dawn of World War II. In each of his books, James Bradley has exposed the hidden... (read more)

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One of Us: The Story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre in Norway
One of Us: The Story of Anders Breivik and the Massacre in Norway
by Asne Seierstad
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A harrowing and thorough account of the massacre that upended Norway, and the trial that helped put the country back together On July 22, 2011, Anders Behring Breivik detonated a bomb outside government buildings in central Oslo, killing eight people. He... (read more)

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At the Hearth of the Crossed Races: A French-Indian Community in Nineteenth-Century Oregon, 1812-1859
At the Hearth of the Crossed Races: A French-Indian Community in Nineteenth-Century Oregon, 1812-1859
by Melinda Marie Jette
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Despite the force of Oregonandrsquo;s founding mythology, the Willamette Valley was not an empty Eden awaiting settlement by hardy American pioneers. Rather, it was, as Melinda Jettandeacute; explores in At the Hearth of the Crossed Races, one of the... (read more)

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Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy: A True Account of Life on the Last Great Cattle Frontier
Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy: A True Account of Life on the Last Great Cattle Frontier
by Richmond P. Hobson, Jr.
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Richmond P. Hobson Jr. (1907-1966) was born in Washington, DC, where he worked with pack outfits, survey crews, and construction gangs, saving, all the while, to buy a cattle ranch. He came to Canada after the stock market crash of the late 1920s. He and... (read more)

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Ancient Greek Warfare: A Sourcebook (Bloomsbury Sources in Ancient History)
Ancient Greek Warfare: A Sourcebook (Bloomsbury Sources in Ancient History)
by Matthew Trundle
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Warfare was of central importance to ancient societies and recent years have seen an explosion of interest in almost every aspect of ancient warfare. This book, however, will fill an important gap, by providing a broad selection of source material with... (read more)

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The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited
The People's Republic of Amnesia: Tiananmen Revisited
by Louisa Lim
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"One of the best analyses of the impact of Tiananmen throughout China in the years since 1989." --The New York Times Book Review On June 4, 1989, People's Liberation Army soldiers opened fire on unarmed civilians in Beijing, killing untold hundreds of... (read more)

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Nathan the Wise (Dover Thrift Editions)
Nathan the Wise (Dover Thrift Editions)
by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
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Set in Jerusalem during the Third Crusade, this 1779 play constitutes an appeal for religious tolerance and cooperation among Christians, Jews, and Muslims. Banned by the church during the author's lifetime, the highly influential drama's timeless... (read more)

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A Peculiar Imbalance: The Fall and Rise of Racial Equality in Minnesota, 1837-1869 (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage)
A Peculiar Imbalance: The Fall and Rise of Racial Equality in Minnesota, 1837-1869 (Fesler-Lampert Minnesota Heritage)
by William D. Green
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A Peculiar Imbalance is the little-known history of the black experience in Minnesota in the mid-1800s, a time of dramatic change in the region. William D. Green explains how, as white progressive politicians pushed for statehood, black men who had been... (read more)

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They Dared to Dream: Florida Women Who Shaped History
They Dared to Dream: Florida Women Who Shaped History
by Doris Weatherford
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andldquo;Well-crafted and in-depth, They Dared to Dream has moved women, their experiences, and their contributions to the forefront of Floridaandrsquo;s history and heritage. This is a long-overdue and much-needed turning point in understanding our... (read more)

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Loeb Classical Library #522: Fragments of the Histories. Letters to Caesar
Loeb Classical Library #522: Fragments of the Histories. Letters to Caesar
by Sallust
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Sallust, Gaius Sallustius Crispus (86-35 BCE), a Sabine from Amiternum, acted as tribune against Cicero and Milo in 52, joined Caesar after being expelled from the Senate in 50, was restored to the Senate by Caesar and took part in his African campaign... (read more)

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Sports Culture in Latin American History (Pitt Latin American)
Sports Culture in Latin American History (Pitt Latin American)
by David M. K. Sheinin
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Perhaps no other activity is more synonymous with passion, identity, bodily ideals, and the power of place than sport. As the essays in this volume show, the function of sport as a historical and cultural marker is particularly relevant in Latin America.... (read more)

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Families in War and Peace: Chile from Colony to Nation
Families in War and Peace: Chile from Colony to Nation
by Sarah C. Chambers
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In Families in War and Peace Sarah C. Chambers places gender analysis and family politics at the center of Chileand#39;s struggle for independence and its subsequent state building. Linking the experiences of both prominent and more humble families to... (read more)

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Hesiod's Works and Days: How to Teach Self-Sufficiency
Hesiod's Works and Days: How to Teach Self-Sufficiency
by Lilah Grace Canevaro
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Greek poet Hesiod's canonical archaic text, the Works and Days, was performed in its entirety, but was also relentlessly excerpted, quoted, and reapplied. In this volume, Lilah Grace Canevaro situates the poem within these two modes of reading and argues... (read more)

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The Annals of Lampert of Hersfeld (Manchester Medieval Sources Mup)
The Annals of Lampert of Hersfeld (Manchester Medieval Sources Mup)
by Robinson I. S.
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This is the first English translation of the eleventh-century Annals of Lampert, monk of Hersfeld, often described as the foremost Latin chronicler of the Middle Ages. The work includes an introduction and a detailed commentary, particularly concerned... (read more)

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They All Love Jack LP: Busting the Ripper (Large Print)
They All Love Jack LP: Busting the Ripper (Large Print)
by Bruce Robinson
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Bruce Robinson is an Academy Award-nominated screenwriter of The Killing Fields and starred in the 1998 film Still Crazy. He wrote and directed the black comedy cult classic Withnail and I. He lives in London, England.... (read more)

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The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union 1385-1569: Volume I (Oxford History of Early Modern Europe)
The Making of the Polish-Lithuanian Union 1385-1569: Volume I (Oxford History of Early Modern Europe)
by Robert I. Frost
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The history of eastern European is dominated by the story of the rise of the Russian empire, yet Russia only emerged as a major power after 1700. For 300 years the greatest power in Eastern Europe was the union between the kingdom of Poland and the grand... (read more)

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Nineteenth-Century Spanish America: A Cultural History
Nineteenth-Century Spanish America: A Cultural History
by Christopher Conway
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Nineteenth-Century Spanish America: A Cultural History provides a panoramic and accessible introduction to the era in which Latin America took its first steps into the Modern Age. Including colorful characters like circus clowns, prostitutes... (read more)

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Popular Politics and Rebellion in Mexico: Manuel Lozada and La Reforma, 1855-1876
Popular Politics and Rebellion in Mexico: Manuel Lozada and La Reforma, 1855-1876
by Zachary Brittsan
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The political conflict during Mexico's Reform era in the mid-nineteenth century was a visceral battle between ideologies and people from every economic and social class. As Popular Politics and Rebellion in Mexico develops the story of this struggle, the... (read more)

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Horse Nations: The Worldwide Impact of the Horse on Indigenous Societies Post-1492
Horse Nations: The Worldwide Impact of the Horse on Indigenous Societies Post-1492
by Peter Mitchell
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The Native American on a horse is an archetypal Hollywood image, but though such equestrian-focused societies were a relatively short-lived consequence of European expansion overseas, they were not restricted to North America's Plains. Horse Nations... (read more)

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Fragile Politics: Weak States in the Greater Middle East
Fragile Politics: Weak States in the Greater Middle East
by Mehran Kamrava
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The 2011 Arab uprisings precipitated the relatively quick collapse of a number of Middle Eastern states once perceived as invincible. The Tunisian and Egyptian states succumbed to revolutionary upheavals early on, followed by that of Qadhafi's Libya... (read more)

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