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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
Synopsis
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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Medieval Monsters
Medieval Monsters
by Damien Kempf
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The medieval world was teeming with monsters--on the edges of manuscript pages, on the fringes of maps, not to mention crowding in from all sides of the known world. Believed to dwell in exotic, remote areas, these inexplicable parts of Godand#39;s... (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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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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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
About the Author
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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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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Holocaust Remembrance Between the National and the Transnational: The Stockholm International Forum and the First Decade of the International Task For
Holocaust Remembrance Between the National and the Transnational: The Stockholm International Forum and the First Decade of the International Task For
by Larissa Allwork
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Holocaust Remembrance Between the National and the Transnational provides a key study of the remembrance of the Jewish Catastrophe and the Nazi-era past in the world arena. It uses a range of primary documentation from the restitution conferences... (read more)

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Blue Remembered Hills: The Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Blue Remembered Hills: The Shropshire Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
by Keith Pybus
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The Shropshire Hills are alive with great stories, although too few of them are known to the casual visitor, or even the interested resident. But each year, a few dozen will hear these weird and wonderful tales as they accompany landscape detective Keith... (read more)

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Shi'i Cosmopolitanisms in Africa: Lebanese Migration and Religious Conversion in Senegal (Public Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa)
Shi'i Cosmopolitanisms in Africa: Lebanese Migration and Religious Conversion in Senegal (Public Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa)
by Mara A. Leichtman
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Mara A. Leichtman offers an in-depth study of Shi'i Islam in two very different communities in Senegal: the well-established Lebanese diaspora and Senegalese "converts" from Sunni to Shi'i Islam of recent decades. Sharing a minority religious status in a... (read more)

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Erased from Space and Consciousness: Israel and the Depopulated Palestinian Villages of 1948
Erased from Space and Consciousness: Israel and the Depopulated Palestinian Villages of 1948
by Noga Kadman
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Hundreds of Palestinian villages were left empty across Israel when their residents became refugees after the 1948 war. Most of these villages were razed by the new State of Israel, their lands and property confiscated, but in dozens of others... (read more)

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Magna Carta in 20 Places
Magna Carta in 20 Places
by Derek Taylor
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Magna Carta: Twenty Places that Made the Myth is an extraordinary journey from the palaces and villages of England, through the castles and towns of France, via the Middle East and ending in the United States today. Along the way, the book dispels the... (read more)

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