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The Italian Renaissance

J H Plumb

Spanning an age that witnessed great achievements in the arts and sciences, this definitive overview of the Italian Renaissance will both captivate ordinary readers and challenge specialists. Dr. Plumbs impressive and provocative narrative is accompanied... (read more)


Anthropology
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How To Speak Dutchified English, Volume 1

Gary Gates

So who has time to prepare food these days We timestarved cooks need recipes that are guaranteed to beQuick to fix Easy for anyone to make whether yoursquo;re a cook or not Delicious and satisfying. The solution FixIt and Forgetit 5Ingredient Favorites... (read more)


Canada
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The perfection of the morning :an apprenticeship in nature

Sharon Butala

Includes bibliographical references; p. 192-193.... (read more)


American Studies
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Manufacturing Discontent: The Trap of Individualism in Corporate Society

Michael Perelman

Corporate power has a huge impact on the rights and privileges of individuals -- as workers, consumers, and citizens. This book explores how the myth of individualism reinforces corporate power by making people perceive themselves as having choices, when... (read more)


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Mo' Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove

Ahmir Thompson

"When you live your life through records, the records are a record of your life." Drummer, DJ, producer, and cofounder of the legendary Roots crew, Ahmir "Questlove" (a.k.a. "?uestlove" and "Questo") Thompson is one of the music world's most virtuosic... (read more)


World History
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The Italian Renaissance

J H Plumb

Spanning an age that witnessed great achievements in the arts and sciences, this definitive overview of the Italian Renaissance will both captivate ordinary readers and challenge specialists. Dr. Plumbs impressive and provocative narrative is accompanied... (read more)


Americana
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Tennessee's Radical Army: The State Guard and Its Role in Reconstruction, 1867-1869

Ben H. Severance

In Tennessee?s Radical Army, author Ben H. Severance draws upon a wealth of newresearch to argue that the State Guard successfully enforced the Reconstruction policiesof the Radical Republican government from 1867 until its dissolution in 1869.Historians... (read more)


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Right to Exist: A Moral Defense of Israel's Wars

Yaacov Lozowick

INTRODUCTION Why I Voted for Sharon The war against the Jews goes on. Jewish children are shot in their beds, and the shooters are celebrated as heroes. Jewish teenagers are blown up, and the mothers of their murderers exult. Elderly Jews are burned to... (read more)


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