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Hundred Days: The Campaign That Ended World War I

Nick Lloyd · Basic Books (AZ)
Pages: 350
Format: Hardcover

In the late summer of 1918, after four long years of senseless, stagnant fighting, the Western Front erupted. The bitter four-month struggle that ensued - known as the Hundred Days Campaign - saw some of the bloodiest and most ferocious combat of the Great War, as the Allies grimly worked...
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The Lion's Gate: On the Front Lines of the Six Day War

Steven Pressfield · Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Pages: 430
Format: Hardcover

"A brilliant look into the psyche of combat. Where he once took us into the Spartan line of battle at Thermopylae, Steven Pressfield now takes us into the sands of the Sinai, the alleys of Old Jerusalem, and into the hearts and souls of soldiers winning a spectacularly improbable victory...
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Charleston Syllabus: Readings on Race, Racism, and Racial Violence

Chad Louis Williams · The University of Georgia Press
Pages: 368
Format: Print book

On June 17, 2015, a white supremacist entered Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, and sat with some of its parishioners during a Wednesday night Bible study session. An hour later, he began expressing his hatred for African Americans, and soon after, he shot nine church members...
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Northmen: The Viking Saga AD 793-1241

John Haywood · Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press
Pages: 400
Format: Print book

From Finland to Newfoundland and Jelling to Jerusalem, follow in the wake of the Vikings -- a transformative story of a people that begins with paganism and ends in Christendom. In AD 800, the Scandinavians were just barbarians in longships. Though they held sway in the north, their power...
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The Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World

Greg Grandin · Holt & Company, Henry
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

From the acclaimed author of Fordlandia, the story of a remarkable slave rebellion that illuminates America's struggle with slavery and freedom during the Age of Revolution and beyondOne morning in 1805, off a remote island in the South Pacific, Captain Amasa Delano, a New England seal...
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The China Mirage: The Hidden History of

James Bradley · Little, Brown and Company
Format: Hardcover

From the bestselling author of Flags of our Fathers, Flyboys, and The Imperial Cruise, a spellbinding history of turbulent U.S.-China relations from the 19th century to World War II and Mao's ascent.In each of his books, James Bradley has exposed the hidden truths behind America's...
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Revolutionary Russia, 1891-1991: A History

Orlando Figes · Holt & Company, Henry
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

From the author of A People's Tragedy, an original reading of the Russian Revolution, examining it not as a single event but as a hundred-year cycle of violence in pursuit of utopian dreamsIn this elegant and incisive account, Orlando Figes offers an illuminating new perspective on the Russian...
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The Tomb of Tutankhamen: With 17 Color Plates and 65 Monochrome Illus. and 2 Appendices

Howard Carter · Dutton
Pages: 236
Format: Book

The leader of the excavation offers a firsthand description of the remarkable events surrounding the 1922 discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb in Egypt's Valley of Kings and of the unique and priceless treasures that were found there. Howard Carter did not live long enough to write further...
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The Phantom Killer: Unlocking the Mystery of the Texarkana Serial Murders: The Story of a Town in Terror

James Presley · Thorndike Press Large Print
Pages: 676
Format: Large Print Hardcover

The salacious and scandalous murders of a series of couples on Texarkana's "lovers' lanes" created a media maelstrom and cast a pall of fear over an entire region. What is even more surprising is that the case has remained cold for decades. Combining archival research...
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Gateway to freedom : the hidden history of the underground railroad

Eric Foner · W. W. Norton & Company, 2015.
Pages: 301
Format: Print book

The dramatic story of fugitive slaves and the antislavery activists who defied the law to help them reach freedom.More than any other scholar, Eric Foner has influenced our understanding of America's history. Now, making brilliant use of extraordinary evidence, the Pulitzer Prize-winning...
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The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution

Robert G Parkinson · Published for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture
Pages: 768
Format: Print book

When the Revolutionary War began, the odds of a united, continental effort to resist the British seemed nearly impossible. Few on either side of the Atlantic expected thirteen colonies to stick together in a war against their cultural cousins. In this pathbreaking book, Robert Parkinson...
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The American Plate: A Culinary History in 100 Bites

Libby O'Connell · Sourcebooks; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

"Like many miniencyclopedias, this one is studded with often intriguing facts." -- KirkusFrom the chief historian at HISTORY® comes a rich chronicle of the evolution of American cuisine and culture, from before Columbus's arrival to today.Did you know that the first graham...
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England and the discovery of America, 1481-1620,: From the Bristol voyages of the fifteenth century to the Pilgrim settlement at Plymouth: the ... colonization of North America by the English

David Beers Quinn · Knopf
Pages: 497
Format: Book

Tight binding, unmarked pages. Front of jacket has three small tears.
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