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Notes on the State of Virginia (Classic Reprint)

By: Thomas Jefferson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Forgotten Books: February 2017

Seller ID: 125227

ISBN: 1440099804

Condition: Used - Good


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Abraham Lincoln: A Life (Penguin Lives)

By: Thomas Keneally

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: December 2008

Seller ID: 100799

ISBN: 0143114751

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The ideal concise biography of an American icon- now available in paperback for the bicentennial of his birth The self -mad e man from a log cabin, the great orator, the Emancipator, the Savior of the Union, the martyr-Lincoln's story is at the very heart of American history. But who was he, really? In this outstanding biography, award-winning author Thomas Keneally follows Lincoln from his impoverished birth through his education and presidency. From the development of his political philosophy to his troubled family life and his actions during the Civil War, "Abraham Lincoln" is an incis... View more info

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From Beirut to Jerusalem

By: Thomas L. Friedman

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Anchor: August 1995

Seller ID: 89903

ISBN: 0385413726

Condition: Used - Acceptable


Winner of the 1989 National Book Award for nonfiction, this extraordinary bestseller is still the most incisive, thought-provoking book ever written about the Middle East. Thomas L. Friedman, twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting, and now the Foreign Affairs columnist on the op-ed page of the "New York Times," drew on his ten years in the Middle East to write a book that "The Wall Street Journal" called "a sparkling intellectual guidebook... an engrossing journey not to be missed." Now with a new chapter that brings the ever-changing history of the conflict in the Midd... View more info

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From Beirut to Jerusalem

By: Thomas L. Friedman

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Anchor: August 1995

Seller ID: 97339

ISBN: 0385413726

Condition: Used - Acceptable


Winner of the 1989 National Book Award for nonfiction, this extraordinary bestseller is still the most incisive, thought-provoking book ever written about the Middle East. Thomas L. Friedman, twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting, and now the Foreign Affairs columnist on the op-ed page of the "New York Times," drew on his ten years in the Middle East to write a book that "The Wall Street Journal" called "a sparkling intellectual guidebook... an engrossing journey not to be missed." Now with a new chapter that brings the ever-changing history of the conflict in the Midd... View more info

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The World Is Flat [Updated and Expanded]: A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

By: Thomas L. Friedman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: April 2006

Seller ID: 114237

ISBN: 0374292795

Condition: Used - Good


"The World Is Flat" is Thomas L. Friedman's account of the great changes taking place in our time, as lightning-swift advances in technology and communications put people all over the globe in touch as never before--creating an explosion of wealth in India and China, and challenging the rest of us to run even faster just to stay in place. This updated and expanded edition features more than a hundred pages of fresh reporting and commentary, drawn from Friedman's travels around the world and across the American heartland--from anyplace where the flattening of the world is being felt.In "The... View more info

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World Is Flat : A Brief History of the Twenty-first Century

By: THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN

Price: $8.50

Publisher: St Martins Pr: July 2006

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 18126

ISBN: 0312425074

Condition: Used - Good


A New Edition of the Phenomenal #1 Bestseller "One mark of a great book is that it makes you see things in a new way, and Mr. Friedman certainly succeeds in that goal," the Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz wrote in "The New York Times "reviewing "The World Is Flat "in 2005. In this new edition, Thomas L. Friedman includes fresh stories and insights to help us understand the flattening of the world. Weaving new information into his overall thesis, and answering the questions he has been most frequently asked by parents across the country, this third edition also includes two new chapters--... View more info

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Into Tibet: The CIA's First Atomic Spy and His Secret Expedition to Lhasa

By: Thomas Laird

Price: $7.75

Publisher: Grove Press: February 2003

Seller ID: 113838

ISBN: 080213999X

Condition: Used - Good


Into Tibet incredible story of a 1949-1950 American undercover expedition led by America's first atomic agent, Douglas S. Mackiernan--a covert attempt to arm the Tibetans and to recognize Tibet's independence months before China invaded. Thomas Laird reveals how the clas between the State Department and the CIA, as well as unguided actions by field agenst, hastened the Chinese invasion of Tibet. A gripping narrative of survival, courage, and intrigue amoong the nomads, princes, and warring armies of inner Asia, Into Tibet rewrites the accepted history behind the Chinese invasion of Tibet. View more info

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Seventeenth-Century Europe, Second Edition: State, Conflict and Social Order in Europe 1598-1700 (Macmillan History of Europe)

By: Thomas Munck

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: September 2005

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 128050

ISBN: 1403936196

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Tutankhamun, the Untold Story

By: Thomas Pearsall Field Hoving

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: January 1984

Seller ID: 16561

ISBN: 0671243705

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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 accuracy and a contempt for myth and romance in compiling this exhaustively factual record of the disastrous conflict that eventu... 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

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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

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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

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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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The Early History of Rome: )

By: Titus Livy

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: November 1960

Seller ID: 83830

ISBN: 0140441042

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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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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

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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

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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 out female ninjas, called "deadly flowers", in sixteenth-century Japan; and Zubayda, an Arab engineer who, when she wasn't bus... View more info

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American Knights: The Untold Story of the Legendary 601st Tank Destroyer Battalion (General Military)

By: Victor Failmezger

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Osprey Publishing: September 2015

Seller ID: 110597

ISBN: 1472809351

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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 that have influenced leaders in their choice of strategies in nation-building or economic development, political and economi... View more info