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The History of the Peloponnesian War: Revised Edition (Penguin Classics)

By: Thucydides

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: September 1954

Seller ID: 85039

ISBN: 0140440399

Condition: Used - Acceptable


Written four hundred years before the birth of Christ, this detailed contemporary account of the struggle between Athens and Sparta stands an excellent chance of fulfilling the author's ambitious claim that the work "was done to last forever." The conflicts between the two empires over shipping, trade, and colonial expansion came to a head in 431 b.c. in Northern Greece, and the entire Greek world was plunged into 27 years of war. Thucydides applied a passion for accu... View more info

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Magellan

By: Tim Joyner

Price: $18.61

Publisher: International Marine Publishing: September 1994

Seller ID: 50994

ISBN: 0070331286

Condition: Used - Good


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One Man Against the World: The Tragedy of Richard Nixon

By: Tim Weiner

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.: July 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 92759

ISBN: 1627790837

Condition: Used - Good


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The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl

By: Timothy Egan

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Mariner Books: September 2006

Seller ID: 90518

ISBN: 0618773479

Condition: Used - Good


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The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl

By: Timothy Egan

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Mariner Books: September 2006

Seller ID: 100958

ISBN: 0618773479

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We the People

By: Timothy Garton Ash

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd: October 1999

Seller ID: 18932

ISBN: 0140283919

Condition: Used - Good


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The Early History of Rome: )

By: Titus Livy

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: November 1960

Seller ID: 83830

ISBN: 0140441042

Condition: Used - Acceptable


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An Album of Memories: Personal Histories from the Greatest Generation

By: Tom Brokaw

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Random House: May 2001

Seller ID: 110604

ISBN: 0375505814

Condition: Used - Good


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An Album of Memories: Personal Histories from the Greatest Generation

By: Tom Brokaw

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: April 2002

Seller ID: 124091

ISBN: 0375760415

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Battle Ready (Commanders')

By: Tom Clancy, General Tony Zinni

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Sidgwick & Jackson Ltd: June 2004

Seller ID: 109741

ISBN: 0283072849

Condition: Used - Good


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NAPOLEON'S PRIVATES~2,500 YEARS OF HISTORY UNZIPPED

By: TONY PERROTTET

Price: $6.00

Publisher: MJF BOOKS: January 2008

Seller ID: 109625

ISBN: 160671077X

Condition: Used - Good


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Uppity Women of the Renaissance

By: VICKI LEON

Price: $7.00

Publisher: N/A: March 1999

Seller ID: 97288

ISBN: 157324127X

Condition: Used - Good


The Renaissance is traditionally thought of as the exclusive province of a group of exceedingly talented males. But Vicki Leon's book shows that there were plenty of women of the time who gleefully repudiated stifling gender rules in favor of all manner of fun.Uppity Women of the Renaissance introduces readers to ex-nun Catalina de Erauso, who dueled, drank, and cross-dressed her way through Spain and North America; Chiyome, who started a profitable business renting o... View more info

The African Experience: An Introduction

By: Vincent B. Khapoya

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Prentice Hall College Div: January 1994

Seller ID: 45748

ISBN: 0130196622

Condition: Used - Acceptable


It emphasizes norms, values, and historical experience as the key variables that define who the people are, rather than labeling them as "tribes". Describes the main traditional cultural forms and institutions found in Africa. Explores the geography and demography of the African continent. Takes a critical look at how the Africans have done since they inherited or recovered political power from the European colonial masters -the problems they have encountered, the forces... View more info

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Royal Tombs of Sipan = Tumbas Reales De Sipan

By: Walter Alva, Christopher B. Donnan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University of California Los Angeles, Fowler: July 1993

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 19450

ISBN: 0930741307

Condition: Used - Good


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American Sketches: Great Leaders, Creative Thinkers, and Heroes of a Hurricane

By: Walter Isaacson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: November 2009

Seller ID: 94997

ISBN: 1439180644

Condition: Used - Good


In this collection of essays, Walter Isaacson reflects on the lessons to be learned from Benjamin Franklin, Albert Einstein, Bill Gates, Henry Kissinger, Ronald Reagan, Mikhail Gorbachev, Hillary Clinton and Bill Clinton, and various other larger-than-life characters he has chronicled as a biographer and a journalist. Isaacson reflects on how he became a writer, the lessons he learned from various people he met, and the challenges he sees for journalism in the digita... View more info

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Night To Remember

By: WALTER LORD

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Henry Holt & Co: December 2004

Edition: 50

Seller ID: 77290

ISBN: 0805077642

Condition: Used - Good


The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the "Titanic," in a 50th anniversary edition with a new introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick First published in 1955, "A Night to Remember" remains a completely riveting account of the "Titanic"'s fatal collision and the behavior of the passengers and crew, both noble and ignominious. Some sacrificed their lives, while others fought like animals for their own survival. Wives beseeched husbands to join them in lif... View more info

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Night Lives on: The Untold Stories & Secrets Behind the Sinking of the Unsinkable Ship-Titanic

By: Walter Lord

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Avon Books: March 1998

Seller ID: 54525

ISBN: 0380732033

Condition: Used - Good


The most awesome ocean-going vessel the world had ever seen, the mightly TITANIC struck an iceberg and sank on the night of April 14, 1912, carrying more than 1500 souls--and uncountable secrets--to the icy bottom of the mid-Atlantic. Why did the crew steam full speed ahead into dangerous waters despite six wireless warnings? How able was the doomed behemoths superb seaman Captain Smith? Why did the nearby ship Californian ignore Titanics distress signals? How could such... View more info

Lonely Vigil: Coastwatchers of the Solomons

By: Walter Lord

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Viking Adult: August 1977

Seller ID: 110242

ISBN: 0670437654

Condition: Used - Good


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Night To Remember

By: WALTER LORD

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Henry Holt & Co: December 2004

Edition: 50

Seller ID: 115002

ISBN: 0805077642

Condition: Used - Good


The classic minute-by-minute account of the sinking of the "Titanic," in a 50th anniversary edition with a new introduction by Nathaniel Philbrick First published in 1955, "A Night to Remember" remains a completely riveting account of the "Titanic"'s fatal collision and the behavior of the passengers and crew, both noble and ignominious. Some sacrificed their lives, while others fought like animals for their own survival. Wives beseeched husbands to join them in lif... View more info

Helicopters (Epic of Flight)

By: Warren R. Young

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Time Life Education: December 1982

Seller ID: 105268

ISBN: 0809433508

Condition: Used - Good


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