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How the Underdog Korea Has Emerged from War to Economic Power: From Ashes to Flames (Chandos Asian Studies: Contemporary Issues and Trends)
How the Underdog Korea Has Emerged from War to Economic Power: From Ashes to Flames (Chandos Asian Studies: Contemporary Issues and Trends)
by Sang H. Nam
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Korea has emerged from one of the poorest countries of the 1960s to an economic power within a few decades. Often called the miracle of the Han River, Koreas rapid ascension to an economic power is one of the most remarkable ‘rags to riches stories... (read more)

Available April 2015
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Confessions of A D.C. Madam: The Politics of Sex, Lies, and Blackmail
Confessions of A D.C. Madam: The Politics of Sex, Lies, and Blackmail
by Henry Vinson
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A firsthand account of how public officials and other well-connected individuals have been compromised or blackmailed by their sexual improprieties, Confessions of a D.C. Madame relates the authors time running the largest gay escort service in... (read more)

Available November 2014
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Tell It to the World: International Justice and the Secret Campaign to Hide Mass Murder in Kosovo
Tell It to the World: International Justice and the Secret Campaign to Hide Mass Murder in Kosovo
by Eliott Behar
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On April 5, 1999, local police in Serbia found a truck floating half-submerged in the Danube River. There was no sign of the driver, but a stone was sitting on the gas pedal. When the police finally managed to pull the truck out and open the cargo hold... (read more)

Available January 2015
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The Edge of Africa: Second Edition
The Edge of Africa: Second Edition
by Francisco Dallmeier
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ALFONSO ALONSO is a conservation biologist and Director of the Field Programs at the Center for Conservation Education and Sustainability of the Smithsonian Conservation Biology Institute. Since 1996 he has established strategic partnerships for... (read more)

Available December 16, 2014
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RAF and Usaaf Airfields in the UK During the Second World War: A Complete Gazetteer
RAF and Usaaf Airfields in the UK During the Second World War: A Complete Gazetteer
by Geoff Mills
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Chronicling the airfields in Britain from 1939 to 1945, details such as code, opened/closed, control tower, builder, hangers, lighting, accommodation and personnel are included. Also, it reveals an insight into what happened at each airfield, some of... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Scotland: A History
Scotland: A History
by Jenny Wormald
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Scotland has long had a romantic appeal which has tended to be focused on a few over-dramatized personalities or events, notably Mary Queen of Scots, Bonnie Prince Charlie, the Highland Clearances - the failures and the sad - though more positively... (read more)

Available December 2014
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The Last Great Walk: The True Story of a 1909 Walk from New York to San Francisco, and Why It Matters Today
The Last Great Walk: The True Story of a 1909 Walk from New York to San Francisco, and Why It Matters Today
by Wayne Curtis
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In 1909, Edward Payson Weston walked from New York to San Francisco, covering around 40 miles a day and greeted by wildly cheering audiences in every city. The New York Times called it the "first bona-fide walk . . . across the American continent," and... (read more)

Available September 9, 2014
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From Pole to Pole: Roald Amundsen's Journey in Flight
From Pole to Pole: Roald Amundsen's Journey in Flight
by Garth James Cameron
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Roald Amundsen was the most successful polar explorer of his era using sledges, dogs, skis, and ships. He is mainly remembered for being the first man to reach the South Pole on December 14, 1911. What is less often remembered is that he was also the... (read more)

Available November 2014
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The Divided Dominion: Social Conflict and Indian Hatred in Early Virginia
The Divided Dominion: Social Conflict and Indian Hatred in Early Virginia
by Ethan A. Schmidt
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In The Divided Dominion, Ethan A. Schmidt examines the social struggle that created Bacon's Rebellion, focusing on the role of class antagonism in fostering violence toward native people in seventeenth-century Virginia. This provocative volume places a... (read more)

Available December 2014
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The Pliny the Elder, the Natural History Book VII
The Pliny the Elder, the Natural History Book VII
by Pliny The Elder
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Pliny the Elder's The Natural History is a vast encyclopedia, surveying natural phenomenon from astronomy to zoology. Observation, speculation and common thought are combined to present a key snapshot of ancient thought and the Romans' perspective on the... (read more)

Available June 2015
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Prevail: The Inspiring Story of Ethiopia's Victory Over Mussolini's Invasion, 1935-1941
Prevail: The Inspiring Story of Ethiopia's Victory Over Mussolini's Invasion, 1935-1941
by Jeff Pearce
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It was the war that changed everything, and yet its been mostly forgotten: in 1935, Italy invaded Ethiopia. It dominated newspaper headlines and newsreels. It inspired mass marches in Harlem, a play on Broadway, and independence movements in Africa. As... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Political Economy of Corporate Responsibility in India (Chandos Asian Studies: Contemporary Issues and Trends)
Political Economy of Corporate Responsibility in India (Chandos Asian Studies: Contemporary Issues and Trends)
by Bimal Arora
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The overall socio-economic development experience in India under different economic governance frameworks since the 1950s has given rise to a large number of interrelated concerns, including: impacts on employment and distribution of income, emergence of... (read more)

Available April 2015
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Woodcraft
Woodcraft
by George W. Sears
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Legendary canoeing guide, conservationist in the 1800s, and one of the first proponents of the hyper popular “ultra-light” camping style, George Washington “Nessmuk” Sears was a true American mountain man. Using a 9-foot-long, 10... (read more)

Available February 2015
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British Fascist Antisemitism and Jewish Responses, 1932-40 (Modern History of Politics and Violence)
British Fascist Antisemitism and Jewish Responses, 1932-40 (Modern History of Politics and Violence)
by Daniel Tilles
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British Fascist Antisemitism and Jewish Responses, 1932-40 explores both the British Union of Fascists' antisemitism and Anglo-Jewish responses to it in far greater breadth and depth than any previous study; it also examines the two alongside one another... (read more)

Available January 2015
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The Third Duke of Buccleuch and Adam Smith: Estate Management and Improvement in Enlightenment Scotland (Scottish Historical Review Monographs)
The Third Duke of Buccleuch and Adam Smith: Estate Management and Improvement in Enlightenment Scotland (Scottish Historical Review Monographs)
by Brian Bonnyman
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This book examines the career of Henry Scott, third Duke of Buccleuch (1746-1812), with particular focus on his relationship with his tutor and friend, the philosopher Adam Smith, and the management of his extensive Scottish estates.Main DescriptionHenry... (read more)

Available August 2014
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London's Deadliest Sins: A Tour Through the Heart of London's Historical Underworld
London's Deadliest Sins: A Tour Through the Heart of London's Historical Underworld
by Trevor Bond
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London is a city of millennia. A city of power, ingenuity and industry. A city unlike any other. But it is also a city of sin. The city of sin. It is the city where a simple complaint about blocked drains ends with the discovery of human remains in the... (read more)

Available January 2019
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The Greatest Knight
The Greatest Knight
by Thomas Asbridge
About the Author
Thomas Asbridge is Reader in Medieval History at Queen Mary, University of London, and the author of The First Crusade. He lives in England.... (read more)

Available December 2014
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Burke County Through Time: America Through Time (America Through Time)
Burke County Through Time: America Through Time (America Through Time)
by Lainey E. Mcdaniel
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Join budding writer Lainey McDaniel in a journey through Georgias Burke County then and now, from the cotton field of the 19th century to its 21st century nuclear power plant that provides electricity for people who live and work in Americas growing... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Dead Men Risen: The Welsh Guards' Heroic Struggle in the War in Afghanistan
Dead Men Risen: The Welsh Guards' Heroic Struggle in the War in Afghanistan
by Toby Harnden
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Dead Men Risen, winner of the 2012 Orwell Prize for Books, is an epic and visceral story of war. It is the tale of a beleaguered British battle group fighting desperately to prevent the Taliban seizing control of Afghanistan's Helmand province before the... (read more)

Available September 2014
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Brunei and Malaysia: Why Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Refused to Join the Federation
Brunei and Malaysia: Why Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin Refused to Join the Federation
by Isa Ibrahim
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Brunei, officially the State of Brunei Darussalam, is an oil-rich sovereign state in Southeast Asia, with 5th highest GDP per capita in the world. Formerly a British protectorate, in 1963 Brunei defied expectations and declined to join the federation of... (read more)

Available October 30, 2014
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