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The Sister's Story: Saint Marys Hospital--Mayo Clinic 1889 to 1939

By: Whelan, Sister Ellen

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education & Resea: January 0001

Seller ID: 35476

In 1883 a tornado devastated the frontier town of Rochester, Minnesota--with extraordinary consequences. Responding to the tragedy, a group of Catholic Sisters built a hospital in a comfield and asked a family of doctors to staff it. A handshake, not a legal document, sealed the agreement and symbolized the mutual trust that continues today between the world-acclaimed hospital and Mayo Clinic. This book tells the human story behind Saint Marys Hospital founded by the Sis... View more info

The Age of Reconnaissane (Mentor 1964)

By: N/A

Price: $4.75

Publisher: A Mentor Book: January 1964

Seller ID: 49712

Heavy highlighting on pages 33 to 78 in pink. cover has small wedge shaped piece missing from bottom of front cover. View more info

Liberty, Equality, Power a History of the American People Volume 1: To 1877 (Concise Second Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace: January 2001

Seller ID: 64306

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Elizabeth the Great

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: N/A: January 2000

Seller ID: 69332

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The Titanic Disaster Hearings

By: Smith, William Alden

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pocket: March 1998

Seller ID: 85603

Merely a day after "Titanic" survivors arrived in port in New York City, a United States Senate committee began an investigation into the wreck of the great "unsinkable" ship. For the first time in book form, here is the dramatic testimony of crew and passengers from all walks of life, as they recall the sights and sounds of the night of April 14, 1912.From the manners of the day to the conduct fo those boarding the lifeboats, from acts of kindness to palpable greed, ... View more info

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Dear Mr. President: Letters to the Oval Office from the Files of the National Archives

By: Williams, Brian

Price: $6.00

Publisher: National Geographic: January 2007

Seller ID: 90438

"The letters provide a nostalgic timeline of American history told through the words and feelings of Americans, from regular folks to kings." --"Star Gazette, " Elmira, NY, Dec. '05 "There are more than 80 letters, reflecting both our history and our very American sense that when we speak, our president should listen." --"The Arizona Republic, " Dec. '05 Drawn from the extensive holdings of the National Archives--which includes all of the Presidential libraries--... View more info

Oxford the Desk Encyclopedia of World History

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: January 2006

Seller ID: 90707

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The Social Fabric: American Life from 1607 to the Civil War

By: Cary, John H.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company: January 1981

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 96249

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Voices of Freedom: A Documentary History (Third Edition) (Vol. 1)

By: Foner, Eric

Price: $7.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: August 2010

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 96258

An invaluable supplement to the text, all the primary source documents address the theme of American freedom in its many dimensions. It is a compact, unintimidating collection, with documents of reasonable length. Each primary source is accompanied by a headnote and critical thinking questions written by Eric Foner. New selections in the Third Edition, approximately 15 percent of the total, reflect the global theme in Give Me Liberty These additional readings place Amer... View more info

Egypt: A Country Study (Area Handbook Series)

By: Metz, Helen Chapin

Price: $9.50

Publisher: United States Government Printing: March 1992

Edition: 5

Seller ID: 97068

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Food: An Oxford Anthology

By: Allen, Brigid

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: March 1995

Seller ID: 101315

Food, glorious food. It's a basic requirement of daily life, more essential--and some would even say more comforting--than religion, love, or sex. Its considerable pleasures, not to mention the deeper emotional, psychological, religious, and social resonances connected with it, have long been celebrated and explored by writers in novels, poetry, drama, biography, diaries, and letters. Now, in Food: An Oxford Anthology, Brigid Allen brings together a splendid, soup-to-nut... View more info

Timeline of War

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: N/A: January 2008

Seller ID: 101854

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The Red Meat Survivors: A Century of Cowboy Memories

By: Hadley, C. J.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Purple Coyote Corp. / Range Magazine: January 2010

Seller ID: 104655

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History and Conquests of Ancient Rome

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Anness Publishing: January 2004

Seller ID: 105209

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Vanity Fair's Presidential Profiles: Defining Portraits, Deeds, and Misdeeds of 43 Notable Americans--And What Each One Really Thought About His Predecessor

By: Carter, Graydon

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Abrams: February 2010

Seller ID: 112691

Forty-three men have held the highest office in the United States, making up an exclusive club of statesmen and sinners, grinds and slackers, winners and losers, Boy Scouts and rogues. They are profiled in incisive and entertaining commentaries written by Vanity Fair contributors Judy Bachrach, David Friend, David Kamp, Todd S. Purdum, and Jim Windolf that tell of their deeds, plumb their characters, and dispense the essential dish about their personal lives. Portraits n... View more info

Eyewitness to History

By: Carey, John

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: August 1988

Seller ID: 113269

Civilization's most momentous events come vibrantly alive in this magnificent collection of over three hundred eyewitness accounts spanning twenty-four turbulent centuries--remarkable recollections of battles, atrocities, disasters, coronations, assassinations, and discoveries that shaped the course of history, all related in vivid detail by ovservers on the scene. View more info

The Oxford Illustrated History of New Zealand

By: Sinclair, Keith

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA: November 1990

Seller ID: 117688

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World War II; Six Years that changed the world: 1939 -1945 as recorded in the [newspapers] of Lancaster, Pa

By: Antonucci, Thomas

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Historical Briefs, Incorporated: January 0001

Seller ID: 118693

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The Reader's Companion to the American Presidency

By: Brinkley, Alan

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt: February 2000

Seller ID: 121355

What makes some presidents triumphant leaders and others disastrous failures? How has the presidency evolved from the institution established by the Founding Fathers? Which president was the first to be elected with no previous political experience? In this wonderfully engaging book, readers will discover the answers to such questions and gain a rich understanding of the personalities, policies, and tragic flaws of our nation's chief executives. With forty-one essays in ... View more info

The mysteries of the great pyramids: The luminous horizons of Khoufou

By: A Pochan

Price: $1.50

Publisher: Avon: January 1978

Seller ID: 61085

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