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A Population History of the United States

by Herbert S. Klein

<p>The first full-scale, one-volume survey of the demographic history of the United States has been fully updated here. From the arrival of humans in the Western Hemisphere to the current century, Klein analyses the basic demographic trends in ...

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A Prehistory of Polymer Science

by Gary Patterson Carnegie Mellon University

<p>Polymer science is now an active and thriving community of scientists, engineers and technologists, but there was a time, not so long ago, when there was no such community. The prehistory of polymer science helps to provide key insights into ...

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A Primer of Dutch Seventeenth Century Overseas Trade

by David William Davies

<p>This volume is an attempt to give the American reader an idea of the extent of the Dutch network of trade in the seventeenth century. Although some effort is made to sketch out, however briefly, the activities of the Dutch in various regions ...

ISBN: 9789401576123

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A Private Empire

by Stephen Foster

<i>A Private Empire </i>explores Britain's imperial past through the eyes and experiences of a single family. Historian Stephen Foster focuses on the Macphersons of Blairgowrie in Scotland, who recorded their private and public lives through ...

ISBN: 9781742668925

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A Protestant Purgatory

Theological Origins of the Penitentiary Act, 1779

by Laurie Throness

<p>How did the penitentiary get its name? Why did the English impose long prison sentences? Did class and economic conflict really lie at the heart of their correctional system? In a groundbreaking study that challenges the assumptions of modern

ISBN: 9781351961998

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A Reason To Smile

African Caribbean African-American History In Poetry The Story of the Struggles, Sacrifices and Sufferings of Africans for Survival and Success in America.

by Lloyd E. Afflick

We are one! Oh children of Africa - Scattered throughout the Diaspora. Separated we are by land and sea, The tragic result of history. Focused we are on nationality, Contrary to the thoughts of Marcus Garvey. These were his words to you and to ...

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A Record of Buddhistic kingdoms: being an account by the Chinese monk Fa-hsien of travels in India and Ceylon (A.D. 399-414) in search of the Buddhist books of discipline

by Faxian

<p>A Record of Buddhistic kingdoms: being an account by the Chinese monk Fa-hsien of travels in India and Ceylon (A.D. 399-414) in search of the Buddhist books of discipline</p> ...

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A Reference Guide to Stoicism

A Compilation of the Principle Stoic Writings on Various Topics

by John L. Bowman

<p>Stoicism is a 2,300 year-old Greek and Roman philosophy that addressed human happiness. This book is a compendium of principal Stoic philosophers Cicero, Seneca, Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius writings arranged by topic. On escape Seneca wrote

ISBN: 9781496900166

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A Reflection on the Homeostasis of Human Heritage

by Marie Elizabeth Fogarty

<p>A Reflection on the Homeostasis of Human Heritage<br /> By: Marie Elizabeth Fogarty</p> <p>A Reflection on the Homeostasis of Human Heritage is an assessment of how human rights were appreciated or abused throughout the history of Genus ...

ISBN: 9781480971875

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A Region in Turmoil

South Asian Conflicts since 1947

by Rob Johnson

<p>South Asia has been the setting for some of the century's most violent invasions, the Western world's bloodiest defeats, and a volatile geopolitical brew of religions, ethnicities, and nationalism that sends unsettling ripples through the ...

ISBN: 9781861894205

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A Relic of the Revolution

by Charles Herbert

<p>&nbsp;Containing a Full and Particular Account of the Sufferings and Privations of All the American Prisoners Captured on the High Seas, and Carried Into Plymouth, England, During the Revolution of 1776; With the Names of the Vessels Taken ...

ISBN: 1230000889094

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A Remarkable Achievement: The Story of the Presser Hall Restoration Society of Mexico, Missouri

by The Presser Performing Arts Center Board of Directors

<p>Presser Hall (completed in 1927) was one of the showcase buildings on the campus of Hardin College, in Mexico, Missouri. But only five years after the stunning auditorium was built, the college closed amidst the Great Depression. Orphaned by ...

ISBN: 9781483440101

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A Return to the ’Boro

Life in a Southern Town During Depression and War

by George G. Suggs Jr.

In this book, the author recaptures life as he lived and observed it during the Great Depression and World War II in the small southern town of Bladenboro, North Carolina. Despite this being a troublesome era, it was the author’s good fortune to

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A Rocky Mountain Sailor In Teddy Roosevelt's Navy

by Rodney G. Tomlinson

<p>An avid reader of naval history since my father's service in World War II, I had been struck by the marked contrast between the touching personal depictions of WW II photo-journalism and the dearth of portrayals of sailors as persons, not ...

ISBN: 9780429721021

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A Rum Affair

A True Story of Botanical Fraud

by Karl Sabbagh

<p>‘An exciting scientific detective story' – Times Literary Supplement<br /> ‘A breezy ride . . . informative and amusing' – Washington Post Book World</p> <p>In the 1940s, the eminent British botanist John Heslop Harrison proposed a ...

ISBN: 9780857909060

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A Sack Full of Blood

by Michael Lee King

<p>A Sack Full of Blood is the historical remembrance of events concerning the obedience of a former twelve year old, runaway boy named Leroy Mills, which later combined with the obedience of a former twelve year old, runaway girl named Hattie ...

ISBN: 9781491818954

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A Sailor Remembers

by Benny J. Hornsby

<p>This book is a collection of 50 articles which have appeared occasionally in the Hattiesburg American (MS) newspaper over the past five years (2010-2015).<br> The author appeals to a wide range of individuals who are interested in travel, ...

ISBN: 9781634915137

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A Salute to Our Veterans

Vignettes of Those Who Served Side-By-Side for Our American Freedom - 1918 - 2007

by Irene J. Dumas

<p>A Salute To Our Veterans is about war stories never told before, compiled and documented from 35 United States Military Veterans that served in the military during World War One, World War Two, the Koren War, the Vietnam War, and the Gulf ...

ISBN: 9781490716480

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A Scandinavian Story: Two Families Allied in Art and Marriage

Two Families Allied in Art and Marriage

by Teresita Sparre Currie

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ISBN: 9781477174593

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A Seabee’s Story: Tinian and Okinawa, B-29s and the Air War Against Japan

by George A. Larson

<p>Merriam Press World War 2 Biography/History. This is more than the story of the invasion of Tinian and Okinawa, the Seabees who built the bases there, the Boeing B-29 Superfortress, the air war against Japan, culminating in the production of ...

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