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Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America

Candacy Taylor · Abrams Press
Pages: 360
Format: Hardcover

The first book to explore the historical role and residual impact of the Green Book, a travel guide for black motorists Published from 1936 to 1966, the Green Book was hailed as the "black travel guide to America." At that time, it was very dangerous and di cult for African-Americans...
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We the People: Portraits of Veterans in America

Mary Whyte · University of South Carolina Press
Pages: 128
Format: Hardcover

We the people -- these words embody the ethos of what it means to be an American citizen. As individuals we are a tapestry of colors and creeds; united we are a nation committed to preserving our hard-earned freedom. In this heart-stirring collection of watercolor portraits of military...
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DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Florida

Dk Travel · DK Eyewitness Travel
Pages: 336
Format: Paperback

DK Eyewitness travel guides: award-winning guidebooksDiscover Florida with this essential travel guide, designed to help you create your own unique trip and to transport you to the Sunshine State before you've even packed your case - sample Miami's vibrant nightlife, take a boat...
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The History of Philosophy

Grayling, A. C. · Penguin Press
Pages: 704
Format: Hardcover

The first authoritative and accessible single-volume history of philosophy to cover both Western and Eastern traditions, from one of the world's most eminent thinkersThe story of philosophy is the story of who we are and why. An epic tale, spanning civilizations and continents, it explores...
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Surprise, Kill, Vanish: The Secret History of CIA Paramilitary Armies, Operators, and Assassins

Annie Jacobsen · Little, Brown and Company
Pages: 560
Format: Hardcover

*The USA Today bestseller* Surprise... your target.Kill... your enemy.Vanish... without a trace.From Pulitzer Prize finalist Annie Jacobsen, the untold story of the CIA's secret paramilitary units. When diplomacy fails, and war is unwise, the president calls on the CIA's Special...
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Trianon and the Queen's Hamlet at Versailles: Jacques Moulin with contributions by Yves Carlier; Photography by Francis Hammond

Jacques Moulin · Flammarion
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

Exceptional new photography brings readers behind the scenes of the Trianons and Marie Antoinette's Hamlet at Versailles--including areas usually closed to the public.Life in the Chteau de Versailles was dense with pomp and circumstance, and the royals often craved a quiet moment with...
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The Russian Job: The Forgotten Story of How America Saved the Soviet Union from Ruin

Douglas Smith · Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

An award-winning historian reveals the harrowing, little-known story of an American effort to save the newly formed Soviet Union from disasterAfter decades of the Cold War and renewed tensions, in the wake of Russian meddling in the 2016 election, cooperation between the United States and Russia...
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DK Eyewitness Caribbean

DK Eyewitness · DK Eyewitness Travel
Pages: 480
Format: Paperback

Escape to islands infused with vivacious culture.Whether you want to join the world's biggest street party in Trinidad, cruise around the Virgin Islands or admire Havana's yesteryear architecture, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that the Caribbean has to offer.The...
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Environmental Accounting, Sustainability and Accountability

Somnath Debnath · SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd
Pages: 424
Format: Hardcover

The study of the interactions between business organizations and their natural environments has gained momentum recently under the aegis of social and environmental accounting and reporting (SEAR) , and as a diluted form of response in corporate social responsibility (CSR) . Environmental...
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America Is Immigrants

Sara Novic · Random House
Pages: 304
Format: Hardcover

A gorgeously illustrated collection featuring inspiring immigrants from every country in the world, celebrating the incredible range of what it means to be an American This dazzling volume brings American immigrant stories to life in short biographies written by award-winning writer Sara...
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