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American Family of the Civil War Era Paper Dolls in Full Color (Dover Paper Dolls)

About the Author One of the leading authorities on fashion history, Tom Tierney created over 150 paper doll books for Dover Publications. With subjects ranging from U.S. Presidents to popular mov [...]

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The Streets Are Blue: True Tales of Service from the Front Lines of the Los Angeles Police Department

About the Author Gary Farmer served on the Los Angeles Police Department from 1975 to 2007. His thirty-plus years included assignments in patrol, vice, gangs, and detectives, and he worked Wilshi [...]

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The 'Colored Hero' of Harper's Ferry: John Anthony Copeland and the War against Slavery

Review 'In this vivid account of John Anthony Copeland and his times, Steven Lubet has recovered from unjust obscurity the story of a young man of deep passion and moral commitment. With both nar [...]

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The Grand Old Man of Maine: Selected Letters of Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain, 1865-1914 (Civil War America)

Review 'Anyone with an interest in Chamberlain, the Civil War, Bowdoin College, postwar Maine, or any combination thereof, will enjoy it.' -- York County Coast Star, December 16, 2004'Goulka's in [...]

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Diesels to Park Avenue: The FL9 Story

Review Authors LaMay and Snopek have done an admirable job of Capturing all aspects of these fascinating beasts. They manage to combine Fine all color photography from a number of well-known lens [...]

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Murder & Mayhem on Ohio's Rails

About the Author Jane Ann Turzillo writes about Ohio history and true crime. Wicked Women of Northeast Ohio combines both. She was one of the original owners of the West Side Leader, a large nort [...]

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Woodmont On The Sound, CT (Postcard History)

About the Author Katherine Krauss Murphy has been a Woodmont resident for more than half her life. In Woodmont on the Sound, postcards from her personal collection and from friends and neighbors, [...]

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Francisco Pizarro and His Brothers: Illusion of Power in Sixteenth-Century Peru

About the Author Rafael Varen Gabai has taught Latin American history in England, the United States, and Peru and presently is researcher at the Institute for Peruvian Studies in Lima. He is the [...]

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The Brooklyn Heights Promenade

Review '...a nostalgic record of a special place.' --Brooklyn Daily Eagle Read more About the Author A native of Finland, Henrik [...]

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Journey to Jerusalem

A probe into the lives of people of different faiths, as well as some with no faith. The intent is to show the issues that divide them, get involved with them at work, at home, at school, at play. Jerusalem also stars in [...]

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What a World Reading 3: Amazing Stories from Around the Globe (2nd Edition) (What a World Reading: Amazing Stories from Around the Globe)

From the Back Cover ? What a World: Amazing Stories from Around the Globe, is a?six-book series that explores many fascinating topics from around the world and across history. The stories in W [...]

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CliffsComplete Frankenstein

From the Back Cover All-In-One Resource! from the creators of CliffsNotes?Plus Exclusive character map ? Handy review exercises ? Additional resources Visit the Student Resource Center at cliffsn [...]

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Selected Letters of Dashiell Hammett

Amazon.com Review Penzler Pick, : What seems a long overdue volume is finally making its appearance. (After all, The Selected Letters of Raymond Chandler was published 20 years ago.) Here, in mor [...]

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The Art of Poetry Writing: A Guide For Poets, Students, & Readers

Review 'By now the number of how-to books about poetry is beyond count, yet there is hardly a classic among them. Packard's book qualifies.' --Karl Shapiro'William Packard surely must be one of t [...]

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Young Eliot: From St. Louis to The Waste Land

Review ?Assiduous . . . Crawford has done exceptional spadework in turning up clues that takes us deeper into Eliot's symbolic landscapes.? ?David Yezzi, The New York Times Book Review?Impressive [...]

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Reading Journal: For Book Lovers

With checklists of award-winning novels and recommended reading for every genre (spy novels, romance, sci-fi, humor), this classic reading journal also includes plenty of pages for keeping track of all the books you've r [...]

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The Satires (Oxford World's Classics)

Review 'Translation captures very well the tone and spirit of the original text. Does better than previous editions in dealing with the original text's disputed passages.'--William T. Wehrle, Col [...]

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Superman: The High-Flying History of America's Most Enduring Hero

Amazon.com Review A Letter from Author Larry Tye Larry Tye?s previous books include Home Lands, Rising from the Rails, The Father of Spin, and the bestselling Satchel: The Life and Times of an A [...]

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The Blacker the Ink: Constructions of Black Identity in Comics and Sequential Art

Review 'This volume provides what has been lacking in some previous work?variety of content, precision of approach and execution, and depth of analyses ? The Blacker the Ink advances the study of [...]

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Henry Thoreau: A Life of the Mind

From Publishers Weekly Emerson described his friend Thoreau as 'the bachelor of thought and nature,' and in this absorbing and sparklingly fresh biography, which examines and relates the private [...]

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Cracking the AP European History Exam, 2015 Edition (College Test Preparation)

EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO SCORE A PERFECT 5. Equip yourself to ace the AP European History Exam with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including thorough content reviews, targeted strategies for every q [...]

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The World Encyclopedia of Military Helicopters: Featuring over 80 helicopters with 500 historical and modern photographs

About the Author Francis Crosby has had a deep interest in aviation from an early age. After qualifying and working as an archaeologist, in 1985 he joined the Imperial War Museum's branch at Duxf [...]

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The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Uniforms of World War I: An expert guide to the uniforms of Britain, France, Russia, America, Germany and Austro-Hungary with over 450 colour illustrations

About the Author North-Specialist in Napoleonic historyJeremy Black is a professor of history at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom. He is, or has been, on numerous editorial boards, [...]

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Dictionary of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

From Booklist This text is based on a French publication, Shalom, Salam: Dictionnaire pour une meilleure approche du conflit Israelo-Palestinien, published in 2002. New entries and new informatio [...]

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Speeches That Changed the World

About the Author Simon Sebag Montefiore read history at Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge. He is the author of Potemkin: Prince of Princes and the award-winning Stalin: The Court of the Red Tsa [...]

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The Second World War

Review Boldly written and fair-minded. ('The New York Times Book Review') Analytical, concise, and coherent ... If you want to know how it happened, read Keegan's thoughtful and elegant prose. (' [...]

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History and Material Culture: A Student's Guide to Approaching Alternative Sources (Routledge Guides to Using Historical Sources)

Review 'This collection of essays by eleven leading historians ... offers a wealth of new insights into the burgeoning field of material culture studies.' ? Ann E. McCleary, University of West Ge [...]

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Pirate Dictionary, The

From the Back Cover We hear the terms 'steer clear of,' 'hit the deck,' 'don't rock the boat,' and 'to harbor a grudge' and give little thought to their origin. Left together on ships for months, [...]

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World War II: The Encyclopedia of the War Years, 1941-1945 (Dover Military History, Weapons, Armor)

From Library Journal Compiling an encyclopedia is one thing, but doing the job well is quite another. The authors have succeeded in producing an attractive and very nearly comprehensive compendiu [...]

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Rob Roy

About the Author Walter Scott (1771 ? 1832) was a Scottish historical novelist, playwright, and poet, popular throughout much of the world in the 19th century. Scott was the first English-languag [...]

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