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A Naval History of the Peloponnesian War

Ships, Men and Money in the War at Sea, 431-404 BC

by Marc G de Santis

<p>Naval power played a vital role in the Peloponnesian War. The conflict pitted Athens against a powerful coalition including the preeminent land power of the day, Sparta. Only Athens’ superior fleet, her ‘wooden walls’, by protecting her vital

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A Negotiated Landscape

The Transformation of San Francisco’s Waterfront since 1950

by Jasper Rubin

<p><em>A Negotiated Landscape</em> examines the transformation of San Francisco’s iconic waterfront from the eve of its decline in 1950 to the turn of the millennium. What was once a major shipping port is now best known for leisure and ...

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A New Account of East India and Persia. Being Nine Years' Travels, 1672-1681, by John Fryer

Volumes I-III

by William Crooke

<p>Composed in the form of letters and first published in 1698. This volume, edited with notes and an introduction, contains Letters I-III. Continued in Second Series 20 and 39. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first ...

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A New Deal for Bronzeville

Housing, Employment, and Civil Rights in Black Chicago, 1935-1955

by Lionel Kimble

<p>Illinois State Historical Society Certificate of Excellence 2016</p> <p>During the Great Migration of the 1920s and 1930s, southern African Americans flocked to the South Side Chicago community of Bronzeville, the cultural, political, ...

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A New Life in America

The Struggles and Realities of a German Family on the Western Frontier

by Gary Damron

<p>This is a story of a family that had a vision and saw it through to the end. The Hankammer Family had no other choice but to give up their homeland and move to another country with only the possessions they could put into a travel trunk, in ...

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A New Pathway to World Peace

From American Empire to First Global Nation

by Ted Becker & Brian Polkinghorn

<p>Horrific changes are descending upon humanity, most of them man-made, all of them threatening the survival of humankind on Mother Earth. Forever wars, the threat of nuclear destruction, the ecology collapsing worldwide, swelling waves of ...

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A New Voyage and Description of the Isthmus of America, by Lionel Wafer

Surgeon on Buccaneering Expeditions in Darien, the West Indies, and the Pacific, from 1680 to 1688. With Wafer's Secret Report (1698), and Davis's Expedition to the Gold Mines (1704)

by L.E. Elliot Joyce

<p>The text of the 1699 edition, with slight changes, and additional material, edited with introduction, notes and appendices. This is a new print-on-demand hardback edition of the volume first published in 1934.</p> ...

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A New World of Animals

Early Modern Europeans on the Creatures of Iberian America

by Miguel de Asúa & Roger French

<p>Many Early Modern Europeans who during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries travelled to the New World left written or pictorial records of their encounters with a surprising fauna. The story told in this book is woven out of the threads ...

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A Nun, a Convent, and the German Occupation of Belgium

Mother Marie Georgine’s Diary of World War I

by Rene Kollar

<p>World War I has been recorded from many points of view: correspondent, poet, politician, and soldier. Comments from a nun living in a foreign country during the hostilities, however, can provide new insights. Isoline Jones was born in 1876 in

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A Paradise Inhabited by Devils

The Jesuits' Civilizing Mission in Early Modern Naples

by Jennifer D. Selwyn

<p>In recent years much scholarly attention has been focused on the encounter of cultures during the early modern period, and the global implications that such encounters held. As a result of this work, scholars have now begun to re-evaluate ...

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A Path to Freedom

by General Michael Collins

<p>This book gives a great insight into the brilliant mind of General Micheal Collins, a true revolutionary leader of Ireland.&nbsp; The book's chapters include "Advance and Use Our Liberties," "Alternative to the Treaty," "The Proof of ...

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A Pauper's History of England: 1000 Years of Peasants, Beggars and Guttersnipes

by Stubley, Peter

What would English history look like from the gutter? The past is traditionally told from the viewpoint of kings and queens, politicians and pioneers. But what about the people struggling to survive at the very lowest levels of society? Surely ...

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A Peaceful Conquest

Woodrow Wilson, Religion, and the New World Order

by Cara Lea Burnidge

<p>A century after his presidency, Woodrow Wilson remains one of the most compelling and complicated figures ever to occupy the Oval Office. A political outsider, Wilson brought to the presidency a distinctive, strongly held worldview, built on ...

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A People's History of the Russian Revolution

by Neil Faulkner

<p>The Russian Revolution may well be the most misunderstood event in modern history. In this fast-paced introduction, Neil Faulkner debunks the myths that continue to shroud it, showing how a mass movement of millions, organised in democratic ...

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A Perspective on How Our Government Was Built And Some Needed Changes

by Darrel A. Nash

<p>A Perspective on How Our Government Was Built And Some Needed Changes<br /> By: Darrel A. Nash</p> <p>What do we mean by “we the people?” Who are the people? Who claims authority to speak for the people? How seriously do we take the words ...

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A Physician's Tour in Soviet Russia

by James Purves-Stewart

<p>Originally published in 1933, this volume was written by a practicing physician who visited Russia during the summer of 1932. Although the book makes no claim to offer anything more than a transient view of the constantly changing condition ...

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A Pima Past

by Anna Moore Shaw

<p>&quot;In simple, unaffected prose, Mrs. Shaw constructs a moving saga of Native Americans caught between their tribal past and a Europeanized present. . . . Some of the most interesting passages deal with the wrenching realities of Indian ...

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A Pine Castle Anthology

The Collected Writings of Will Wallace Harney

by William S. Morgan, V

Will Wallace Harney (1832-1912) came to the Central Florida frontier in the years immediately following the Civil War, and established a homestead south of Orlando on the shores of Lake Conway. There he used the native timber to construct a ...

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A Political History of the Tariff 1789-1861

by William Edmunds Benson

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A Population History of India

From the First Modern People to the Present Day

by Tim Dyson

<p>A Population History of India provides an account of the size and characteristics of India's population stretching from when hunter-gatherer homo sapiens first arrived in the country - very roughly seventy thousand years ago - until the ...

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