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The Victory with No Name: The Native American Defeat of the First American Army

Colin G. Calloway · Oxford University Press; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

In 1791, General Arthur St. Clair led the United States army in a campaign to destroy a complex of Indian villages at the Maumee River in northwestern Ohio. Almost within reach of their objective, St. Clair's 1,400 men were attacked by about one thousand Indians. The U.S. force was decimated,...
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The Feminine Mystique

Betty Friedan · W. W. Norton & Company; 1st edition
Format: Hardcover

A th-anniversary edition of the trailblazing book that changed womenxs lives with a new introduction by Gail Collins Landmark groundbreaking classicxthese adjectives barely do justice to the pioneering vision and lasting impact of The Feminine Mystique Published in it gave a pitch-perfect...
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The official guide to the GRE revised general test

Educational Testing Service. · McGraw-Hill
Format:  Journal, magazine : English

v. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
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Cast of Characters: Wolcott Gibbs, E. B. White, James Thurber, and the Golden Age of the New Yorker

Thomas Vinciguerra · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 452
Format: Print book

The professional and personal lives of the pioneers of an enduring magazine.From its birth in 1925 to the early days of the Cold War, The New Yorker slowly but surely took hold as the country's most prestigious, entertaining, and informative general-interest periodical. In Cast of Characters,...
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Daughters of the Samurai: A Journey from East to West and Back

Janice P. Nimura · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

"Surprising and richly satisfying" (Megan Marshall) ; "beautifully crafted . . . subtle, polished, and poised" (Stacy Schiff) .In 1871, five young girls were sent by the Japanese government to the United States. Their mission: learn Western ways and return to help...
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The Today Show: Transforming Morning Television

Cathleen M. Londino · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 200
Format: Hardcover

In the early 1950s, when television networks did not broadcast regular programming before 11 a.m., radio and newspapers were the most popular and reliable ways for Americans to get their morning news. Then, Sylvester (Pat) Weaver, vice president of programming at NBC, pitched a bold new concept...
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Vikings: Life and Legend

Gareth Williams · Cornell University Press; 1 edition
Format: Paperback

In the ninth and tenth centuries, the Vikings created a cultural network that spanned four continents: from the Caspian Sea to the North Atlantic and from the Arctic Circle to the Mediterranean. The Viking Age was a period of major change as a result of the Vikings’ impact on neighboring...
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How to Write Anything: A Complete Guide

Laura Brown · W W Norton
Pages: 596
Format: Hardcover

A practical guide to everything you'll ever need to write -- at work, at school, and in your personal life. With more than two hundred how-to entries and easy-to-use models organized into three comprehensive sections on work, school, and personal life, How to Write Anything covers a wide...
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Building a Better Teacher: How Teaching Works

Elizabeth Green · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A 2014 New York Times Book Review Notable BookWe've all had great teachers who opened new worlds, maybe even changed our lives. What made them so great?Everyone agrees that a great teacher can have an enormous impact. Yet we still don't know what, precisely, makes a teacher great....
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From Bunker Hill to Baghdad: True Stories of America's Veterans

Patrick M. Mendoza · Libraries Unlimited
Format: Print book

Wars are generally started by those holding power—those whose names are recorded in history books—yet they are fought by the average citizen. In wartime, a single person's action can change the course of history. From Bunker Hill to Baghdad: True Stories of America's...
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Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability: Getting & Keeping Your Benefits

David A Morton · NOLO
Pages: 472
Format: Paperback

Nolo's Guide to Social Security Disability covers the criteria for getting disability benefits for back problems, heart and cardiovascular disease, diabetes, cancer, autoimmune diseases, mental issues like depression and anxiety, and 200 more medical conditions. Learn how to match the medical...
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The Concept of Anxiety: A Simple Psychologically Oriented Deliberation in View of the Dogmatic Problem of Hereditary Sin

Søren Kierkegaard · Liveright Publishing Corporation,
Pages: 216
Format: Hardcover

This first new translation of Kierkegaard's masterwork in a generation brings an essential work of modern philosophy to vivid life. Although Soren Kierkegaard's death in the fall of 1855 foreshadowed a lasting split between conservative Christians and young contemporaries who saw him as a revolutionary...
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The March on Washington: Jobs, Freedom, and the Forgotten History of Civil Rights

William P. Jones · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A brilliant history that goes beyond the dazzling “I Have a Dream” speech to explore the real significance of the massive march and the movement it inspired. It was the final speech of a long day, August 28, 1963, when hundreds of thousands gathered on the Mall for the March...
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Buckley and Mailer: The Difficult Friendship That Shaped the Sixties

Kevin M. Schultz · W. W. Norton & Company; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A lively chronicle of the 1960s through the surprisingly close and incredibly contentious friendship of its two most colorful characters.William F. Buckley, Jr., and Norman Mailer were the two towering intellectual figures of the 1960s, and they lived remarkably parallel lives. Both became...
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