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Sacred Britannia: The Gods and Rituals of Roman Britain

Miranda J Aldhouse-Green · Thames & Hudson
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

A compelling new account of religion in Roman Britain, weaving together the latest archaeological research and a new analysis of ancient literature to illuminate parallels between past and presentTwo thousand years ago, the Romans sought to absorb into their empire what they regarded as a remote,...
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Fighting Jets

Robert J Serling · Time Life
Format: Hardcover

Traces the history of jet combat aircraft and discusses the use of jet fighter planes in the Korean War, Vietnamese War, and battles in the Middle East --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Witcraft: The Invention of Philosophy in English

Jonathan Rée · Yale University Press
Pages: 768
Format: Hardcover

An ambitious new history of philosophy in English that broadens the canon to include many lesser-known figures Ludwig Wittgenstein once wrote that "philosophy should be written like poetry." But philosophy has often been presented more prosaically as a long trudge through canonical...
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Five for Freedom: The African American Soldiers in John Brown's Army

Eugene L Meyer · Chicago Review Press
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

On October 16, 1859, John Brown and his band of eighteen raiders descended on Harpers Ferry. In an ill-fated attempt to incite a slave insurrection, they seized the federal arsenal, took hostages, and retreated to a fire engine house where they barricaded themselves until a contingent of US Marines...
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Northland: A 4,000-Mile Journey Along America's Forgotten Border

Porter Fox · W. W. Norton & Company
Pages: 272
Format: Hardcover

A quest to rediscover America's other border -- the fascinating but little-known northern one.

America's northern border is the world's longest international boundary, yet it remains obscure even to Americans. The northern border was America's primary border for centuries -- much...

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Horse Soldiers: The Extraordinary Story of a Band of US Soldiers Who Rode to Victory in Afghanistan

Doug Stanton · Scribner; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

From the New York Times bestselling author of In Harm's Way comes a true-life story of American soldiers overcoming great odds to achieve a stunning military victory.Horse Soldiers is the dramatic account of a small band of Special Forces soldiers who secretly entered Afghanistan following...
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Between XX and XY: Intersexuality and the Myth of Two Sexes

Gerald N Callahan · Chicago Review
Pages: 208
Format: Print book

"On October 10, 1970, the day she was born, she was named Dorothy Maree Alaniz--a baby girl. Curiously, though, no one filled out a birth certificate that day. When the certificate was finally filed on November 5, the name on it was Rudolph Andrew Alaniz. Within less than one month...
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Reckoning: The Epic Battle Against Sexual Abuse and Harassment

Linda Hirshman · Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages: 336
Format: Hardcover

The first history - incisive, witty, fascinating - of the fight against sexual harassment, from the author of the New York Times bestseller Sisters in Law

In Reckoning, Linda Hirshman, acclaimed historian of social change movements, delivers the sweeping story...

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