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The Home Front : Germany (World War II Series)

By: Charles Whiting, Time-Life Books

Price: $14.59

Publisher: Time-Life Books: January 1982

Seller ID: 49604

ISBN: 0809434199

Condition: Used - Good


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Will the Boat Sink the Water?: The Life of China's Peasants

By: Chen Guidi, Wu Chuntao

Price: $7.50

Publisher: PublicAffairs: April 2007

Seller ID: 115319

ISBN: 1586484419

Condition: Used - Good


The Chinese economic miracle is happening despite, not because of, China's 900 million peasants. They are missing from the portraits of booming Shanghai, or Beijing. Many of China's underclass live under a feudalistic system unchanged since the fifteenth century. They are truly the voiceless in modern China. They are also, perhaps, the reason that China will not be able to make the great social and economic leap forward, because if it is to leap it must carry the 900 mil... View more info

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The Memories: JFK 1961-1963

By: Chester V. Clifton, Cecil Stoughton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: May 1980

Seller ID: 76686

ISBN: 0393009858

Condition: Used - Good


In 1961 President John F. Kennedy's friend and military aide, General Chester V. (Ted) Clifton, assigned Captain Cecil Stoughton of the Army Signal Corps to the full-time job of keeping a photographic record of President Kennedy's days in the White House. Captain Stoughton had extraordinary opportunities to photograph JFK as president, as father, as husband, in moments of crisis and tension, of joy and relaxation, of stern responsibility and of love. Hugh Sidey, the Time... View more info

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The Sword And The Shield: The Mitrokhin Archive And The Secret History Of The KGB

By: Christopher Andrew, Vasili Mitrokhin

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Basic Books: November 1999

Seller ID: 118943

ISBN: 0465003109

Condition: Used - Good


"The Sword and the Shield" is based on one of the most extraordinary intelligence coups of recent times: a secret archive of top-level KGB documents smuggled out of the Soviet Union which the FBI has described, after close examination, as the "most complete and extensive intelligence ever received from any source." Its presence in the West represents a catastrophic hemorrhage of the KGB's secrets and reveals for the first time the full extent of its worldwide network.Vas... View more info

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Our Man in Charleston:: Britain's Secret Agent in the Civil War South

By: Christopher Dickey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: HighBridge Company: July 2015

Seller ID: 111631

ISBN: 1622317696

Condition: Used - Good


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Mothers in the Fatherland: Women, the Family, and Nazi Politics

By: Claudia Koonz

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Martin's: January 1987

Seller ID: 75992

ISBN: 0224021486

Condition: Used - Good


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MACARTHUR: Korea and the Undoing of an American Hero

By: Clay Blair Jr.

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Pocket: July 1977

Seller ID: 19397

ISBN: 0671812009

Condition: Used - Good


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Jefferson Davis: A Biography

By: Clement Eaton

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Free Press: December 1979

Seller ID: 72792

ISBN: 0029087406

Condition: Used - Good


Previous owner's library stamp inside. No highlighting or creased page corners. View more info

The Longest Day

By: Cornelius Ryan

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Fawcett Popular Library: January 1967

Seller ID: 120151

ISBN: 0445083808

Condition: Used - Good


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The Egyptians (Ancient Peoples and Places Series)

By: Cyril Aldred

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Thames & Hudson: March 1987

Seller ID: 123476

ISBN: 0500273456

Condition: Used - Good


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What the Orangutan Told Alice

By: Dale Smith

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Deer Creek publishing: October 2001

Seller ID: 18792

ISBN: 096514528X

Condition: Used - Good


This carefully researched adventure story is about two teenagers who wander into a Borneo rain forest where they encounter endangered orangutans and scientists working to save them from extinction. The teens become inspired to educate others about the challenges the orangutans face due to poaching, the illegal pet trade, and loss of habitat. View more info

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History Lessons: How Textbooks from Around the World Portray U.S. History

By: Dana Lindaman, Kyle Ward

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New Press: July 2004

Seller ID: 93925

ISBN: 1565848942

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- China- France- Russia- Saudi Arabia- Canada- Mexico- North Korea- Egypt- Cuba- Great Britain- South Africa- Iran- India View more info

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The Americans: The Colonial Experience

By: Daniel J. Boorstin

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Vintage: April 1964

Seller ID: 97547

ISBN: 0394705130

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The Indifferent Stars Above: The Harrowing Saga of a Donner Party Bride

By: Daniel James Brown

Price: $7.00

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: June 2010

Seller ID: 119579

ISBN: 0061348112

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In April of 1846, twenty-one-year-old Sarah Graves, intent on a better future, set out west from Illinois with her new husband, her parents, and eight siblings. Seven months later, after joining a party of emigrants led by George Donner, they reached the Sierra Nevada Mountains as the first heavy snows of the season closed the pass ahead of them. In early December, starving and desperate, Sarah and fourteen others set out for California on snowshoes and, over the next... View more info

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The Ordeal of the Longhouse: The Peoples of the Iroquois League in the Era of European Colonization (Institute of Early American History & Culture)

By: Daniel K. Richter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press: December 1992

Seller ID: 118340

ISBN: 0807843946

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Richter examines a wide range of primary documents to survey the responses of the peoples of the Iroquois League--the Mohawks, Oneidas, Onondagas, Cayugas, Senecas, and Tuscaroras--to the challenges of the European colonialization of North America. He demonstrates that by the early eighteenth century a series of creative adaptations in politics and diplomacy allowed the peoples of the Longhouse to preserve their cultural autonomy in a land now dominated by foreign powers... View more info

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1215: The Year of Magna Carta

By: Danny Danziger, John Gillingham

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Touchstone: June 2005

Seller ID: 120332

ISBN: 0743257782

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Surveying a broad landscape through a narrow lens, "1215" sweeps readers back eight centuries in an absorbing portrait of life during a time of global upheaval, the ripples of which can still be felt today. At the center of this fascinating period is the document that has become the root of modern freedom: the Magna Carta. It was a time of political revolution and domestic change that saw the Crusades, Richard the Lionheart, King John, and -- in legend -- Robin Hood all ... View more info

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The First Eden: The Mediterranean World and Man

By: David Attenborough

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Little Brown & Co (T): March 1990

Seller ID: 17186

ISBN: 0316057509

Condition: Used - Good


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The Billion Dollar Spy: A True Story of Cold War Espionage and Betrayal

By: David E. Hoffman

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Anchor: May 2016

Seller ID: 119676

ISBN: 0345805976

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The Good Soldiers

By: David Finkel

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sarah Crichton Books: September 2009

Seller ID: 82761

ISBN: 0374165734

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It was the last-chance moment of the war. In January 2007, President George W. Bush announced a new strategy for Iraq. He called it the surge. "Many listening tonight will ask why this effort will succeed when previous operations to secure Baghdad did not. Well, here are the differences," he told a skeptical nation. Among those listening were the young, optimistic army infantry soldiers of the 2-16, the battalion nicknamed the Rangers. About to head to a vicious area ... View more info

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The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon (Vintage Departures)

By: David Grann

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Vintage: January 2010

Seller ID: 77184

ISBN: 1400078458

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A "New York Times," "USA Today," "Wall Street Journal," "Washington Post," "Boston Globe," "San Francisco Chronicle," "Los Angeles Times," and "Denver Post" Bestseller In 1925, the legendary British explorer Percy Fawcett ventured into the Amazon jungle, in search of a fabled civilization. He never returned. Over the years countless perished trying to find evidence of his party and the place he called "The Lost City of Z." In this masterpiece of narrative nonfiction,... View more info