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Pendleton County,

Rick Toothman · Heritage Books Inc.
Format: Book

This is the second collection of diverse genealogical records for Pendleton County compiled by Rick Toothman. Most appraisals contain inventories of personal property including household items, utensils, slaves and more books in particular have been iden,
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National Geographic Concise History of Science and Invention: An Illustrated Time Line

National Geographic · National Geographic
Format: Hardcover

From the ancient conquest of fire and the first turn of a wheel to the latest in scientific leaps toward the stars, this easy-access history offers a panoramic perspective on humankind’s restless quest for the laws, theories, and tools by which we can grasp and master our universe.This...
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American Empire: The Rise of a Global Power, the Democratic Revolution at Home 1945-2000

Joshua Freeman · Viking Adult; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

A compelling look at the movements and developments that propelled America to world dominanceIn this landmark work, acclaimed historian Joshua Freeman has created an epic portrait of a nation both galvanized by change and driven by conflict. Beginning in 1945, the economic juggernaut awakened...
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It Looked Good on Paper: Bizarre Inventions, Design Disasters, and Engineering Follies

Bill Fawcett · Harper
Pages: 350
Format: Paperback

A remarkable compendium of wild schemes, mad plans, crazy inventions, and truly glorious disastersEvery phenomenally bad idea seemed like a good idea to someone. How else can you explain the Ford Edsel or the sword pistol - absolutely absurd creations that should have never made it off the drawing...
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The Sultan's Shadow: One Family's Rule at the Crossroads of East and West

Christiane Bird · Random House; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

A story virtually unknown in the West, about two of the Middle East’s most remarkable figures—Oman’s Sultan Said and his rebellious daughter Princess Salme—comes to life in this narrative. From their capital on the sultry African island of Zanzibar, Sultan Said and his descendants...
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The Civil War and American Art

Eleanor Jones Harvey · Yale University Press; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

The Civil War redefined America and forever changed American art. Its grim reality, captured through the new medium of photography, was laid bare. American artists could not approach the conflict with the conventions of European history painting, which glamorized the hero on the battlefield....
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Marconi: The Man Who Networked the World

Marc Raboy · Oxford University Press
Pages: 872
Format: Print book

A little over a century ago the world went wireless. Cables and all their limiting inefficiencies gave way to a revolutionary means of transmitting news and information almost everywhere, instantaneously. By means of "Hertzian waves," as radio waves were initially known, ships...
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The Unconquered: In Search of the Amazon's Last Uncontacted Tribes

Scott Wallace · Broadway Paperbacks
Pages: 494
Format: Paperback

THE UNCONQUERED TELLS THE EXTRAORDINARY TRUE STORY OF A JOURNEY INTO THE DEEPEST RECESSES OF THE AMAZON TO TRACK ONE OF THE PLANET'S LAST UNCONTACTED IN DIGENOUS TRIBES. Even today there remain tribes in the far reaches of the Amazon rainforest that have avoided contact with modern...
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Courage After Fire: Coping Strategies for Troops Returning from Iraq and Afghanistan and Their Families

Keith Armstrong · Ulysses Press; 1 edition
Pages: 239
Format: Paperback

The bravery displayed by our soldiers at war is commonly recognized. However, often forgotten is the courage required by veterans when they return home and suddenly face reintegration into their families, workplaces, and communities. Authored by three mental health professionals with many...
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The People of Ireland, 1600-1699: Part One

Kit Dobson · Clearfield
Format: Paperback

This work draws on primary sources, such as published government records, together with references found in Irish, English, Scottish, and Dutch archives. The single most important source used in this work are the many volumes of the published Calendar of State Papers relating to Ireland....
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Escape from Camp 14: One Man's Remarkable Odyssey from North Korea to Freedom in the West

Blaine Harden · Viking Adult
Format: Hardcover

A New York Times bestseller, the shocking story of one of the few people born in a North Korean political prison to have escaped and survived. North Korea is isolated and hungry, bankrupt and belligerent. It is also armed with nuclear weapons. Between 150,000 and 200,000 people are being...
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Marco Polo: The Journey that Changed the World

John Man · William Morrow Paperbacks; First Edition edition
Format: Print book

"I have read everything written on Marco Polo, and John Man's book is, by far, my favorite work on the subject. It's not only an over-due and important historical study, it's an entertaining ride every step of the way." - John Fusco, Creator of the Netflix original...
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Titanic's Last Secrets: The Further Adventures of Shadow Divers John Chatterton and Richie Kohler

Brad Matsen · Twelve; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

After rewriting history with their discovery of a Nazi U-boat off the coast of New Jersey, legendary divers John Chatterton and Richie Kohler decided to investigate the great enduring mystery of historys most notorious shipwreck Why did Titanic sink as quickly as it did? To answer the question,...
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