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Holocaust: The Events and Their Impact on Real People

By: Angela Gluck Wood

Price: $10.00

Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.: January 0001

Seller ID: 117848

ISBN: 0756638585

Condition: Used - Good


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The Berlin Airlift

By: Ann Tusa, John Tusa

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Atheneum: December 1988

Seller ID: 84317

ISBN: 068911513X

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Daughters of the West

By: ANNE SEAGRAVES

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Wesanne Pubns: February 1996

Seller ID: 112621

ISBN: 0961908858

Condition: Used - Good


Free-wheeling ladies on high-stepping horses, daring cowgirls, Wells Fargo women and adventurous schoolmarms brighten these pages. View more info

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Worlds at War: The 2,500-Year Struggle Between East and West

By: Anthony Pagden

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: March 2009

Seller ID: 95989

ISBN: 0812968905

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Spanning two and a half millennia, Anthony Pagden's mesmerizing "Worlds at War" delves deep into the roots of the "clash of civilizations" between East and West that has always been a battle over ideas. It begins with ancient Greece and its epic fight against the Persian Empire, then sweeps to Rome, which created the modern concepts of citizenship and the rule of law. Pagden dramatizes the birth of Christianity in the East and its use in the West as an instrument of gove... View more info

The Arms Bazaar: From Lebanon to Lockheed.

By: Anthony Sampson

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Viking Adult: July 1977

Seller ID: 100713

ISBN: 0670132632

Condition: Used - Good


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Mary Queen of Scots

By: Antonia Fraser

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Delacorte Press: January 1978

Seller ID: 83785

ISBN: 0440052610

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The Weaker Vessel

By: Antonia Fraser

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Knopf: August 1984

Seller ID: 120968

ISBN: 0394513517

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A Study of History, Vol. 1: Abridgement of Volumes I-VI

By: Arnold J. Toynbee

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: December 1987

Seller ID: 119865

ISBN: 0195050800

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Arnold Toynbee's A Study of History has been acknowledged as one of the greatest achievements of modern scholarship. A ten-volume analysis of the rise and fall of human civilizations, it is a work of breath-taking breadth and vision. D.C. Somervell's abridgement, in two volumes, of this magnificent enterprise, preserves the method, atmosphere, texture, and, in many instances, the very words of the original. Originally published in 1947 and 1957, these two volumes are the... View more info

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A Study of History, Vol. 2: Abridgement of Volumes VII-X

By: Arnold J. Toynbee

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: December 1987

Seller ID: 119866

ISBN: 0195050819

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Acknowledged as one of the greatest achievements of modern scholarship, Arnold Toynbee's A Study of History is a ten-volume analysis of the rise and fall of human civilizations. Contained in two volumes, D.C. Somervell's abridgement of this magnificent enterprise preserves the method, atmosphere, texture, and, in many instances, the very words of the original. First published in 1947 and 1957, these two volumes are themselves a great historical achievement. Volume 2, whi... View more info

Midway

By: Arthur James Barker

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Gallery Books: May 1988

Seller ID: 110591

ISBN: 0831759437

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A Thousand Days : John F. Kennedy in the White House

By: Arthur M. Schlesinger

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Andre Deutsch Ltd.: January 1965

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: 95725

ISBN: B002BVIIPA

Condition: Used - Good


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Wild Women : Crusaders, Curmudgeons, and Completely Corsetless Ladies in the Otherwise Virtuous Victorian Era

By: AUTUMN STEPHENS

Price: $6.50

Publisher: N/A: November 1992

Seller ID: 101100

ISBN: 0943233364

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A fascinating and hilarious glimpse into the lives of 150 nineteenth-century American women who refused to whittle themselves down to the Victorian model of proper womanhood. View more info

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Civil War Treasury of Tales, Legends and Folklore

By: B. A. BOTKIN, BENJAMIN ALBERT BOTKIN

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bbs Pub Corp: February 1985

Seller ID: 108797

ISBN: 0883940493

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This book contains a rich sampling of Civil War storytelling of all types -- personal narratives, anecdotes, hero tales, jests, strange tales, and fables. Culled from a wide variety of contemporary sources -- letters, diaries, newspapers, periodicals, and pamphlets -- readers will discover how the people of the times speak to us in voices that are still fresh and meaningful to us today. Voices are those of Abe Lincoln and Robert E. Lee, of slaves, scouts, and spies of th... View more info

The proud tower: A portrait of the world before the War, 1890-1914 (Bantam matrix editions)

By: Barbara W Tuchman

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Bantam: January 1970

Seller ID: 32223

ISBN: 0553055992

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THE PROUD TOWER, A PORTRAIT OF THE WORLD BEFORE THE WAR 1890-1941

By: Barbara W Tuchman

Price: $8.00

Publisher: MacMIllan and Co: January 1966

Seller ID: 109312

ISBN: B000WE49QA

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The March of Folly: From Troy to Vietnam

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books: February 1985

Seller ID: 18995

ISBN: 0345308239

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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Barbara W. Tuchman, author of the World War I masterpiece "The Guns of August, " grapples with her boldest subject: the pervasive presence, through the ages, of failure, mismanagement, and delusion in government. Drawing on a comprehensive array of examples, from Montezuma's senseless surrender of his empire in 1520 to Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor, Barbara W. Tuchman defines folly as the pursuit by government of policies contrary t... View more info

Stillwell and the American Experience in China 1911-45

By: BARBARA W. TUCHMAN

Price: $8.00

Publisher: THE MACMILLAN COMPANY: January 1977

Seller ID: 109311

ISBN: B000O68WQE

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The Proud Tower: A Portrait of the World Before the War, 1890-1914

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Price: $7.25

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: September 1996

Seller ID: 115439

ISBN: 0345405013

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" Barbara W. Tuchman's] Pulitzer Prize-winning "The Guns of August "was an expert evocation of the first spasm of the 1914-1918 war. She brings the same narrative gifts and panoramic camera eye to her portrait of the antebellum world."--"Newsweek"" " During the fateful quarter century leading up to World War I, the climax of a century of rapid, unprecedented change, a privileged few enjoyed Olympian luxury as the underclass was "heaving in its pain, its power,... View more info

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The First Salute

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks: September 1989

Seller ID: 123277

ISBN: 0345336674

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From Barbara W. Tuchman, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "The Guns of August, "comes history with a wide-angle The Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the classic work "The Guns of August, "Barbara W. Tuchman, turns her sights homeward with this brilliant, insightful narrative of the Revolutionary War. In "The First Salute, " one of America's consummate historians crafts a rigorously original view of the American Revolution. Barbara W. Tuchman places the Revolution in... View more info

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Return to Treasure Island and the Search for Captain Kidd

By: Barry Clifford, Paul Perry

Price: $9.00

Publisher: William Morrow: November 2003

Seller ID: 90765

ISBN: 0060185090

Condition: Used - Good


When history's most famous pirate, Captain Kidd, was hanged in 1701, he left behind a trail of treasure and treachery that stretched halfway around the world. For undersea explorer Barry Clifford, the biggest prize of all would be to find the Adventure Galley, Kidd's legendary pirate ship. In the world of pirate archaeology, it was the Holy Grail.With the help of the Discovery Channel, Clifford fields an expedition that includes some of America's top experts in shi... View more info