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A Bridge Too Far

The true story of the Battle of Arnhem

by Cornelius Ryan

<p><strong>The true story of the greatest battle of World War II and the basis of the 1977 film of the same name, directed by</strong> <strong>Richard Attenborough.</strong></p> <p>The Battle of Arnhem, one of the most dramatic battles of World

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A Brief History of Death

by W. M. Spellman

<p>As humans, death—its certainty, its inevitability—consumes us. We make it the subject of our literature, our art, our philosophy, and our religion. Our feelings and attitudes toward our mortality and its possible afterlives have evolved ...

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A Brief History of Nakedness

by Philip Carr-Gomm

<p>As one common story goes, Adam and Eve, the first man and woman, had no idea that there was any shame in their lack of clothes; they were perfectly confident in their birthday suits among the animals of the Garden of Eden. All was well until ...

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A Brief History of Pharmacy

Humanity's Search for Wellness

by Bob Zebroski

<p>Pharmacy has become an integral part of our lives. Nearly half of all 300 million Americans take at least one prescription drug daily, accounting for $250 billion per year in sales in the US alone. And this number doesn't even include the ...

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A Brief History of Pirates and Buccaneers

by Tom Bowling

<p>From Stevenson's Treasure Island to <i>Pirates of the Caribbean</i>, the romantic image of pirates in popular culture has long been with us. But pirates are not all as charming as Johnny Depp. In ancient times Thracians, Cilicians and ...

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A Brief History of Radio Astronomy in the USSR

A Collection of Scientific Essays

by S. Y. Braude, B. A. Dubinskii, N. L. Kaidanovskii & others

<p>This translation of <em>A Brief History of Radio Astronomy in the USSR</em> makes descriptions of the antennas and instrumentation used in the USSR, the astronomical discoveries, as well as interesting personal backgrounds of many of the ...

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A Brief History of the English Language and Literature

by John Miller Dow Meiklejohn

<p>The book, which is worthy of the wide reputation and ripe experience of the eminent author, is distinguished throughout by clear, brief, and comprehensive statement and illustration. It is especially suited for private students or for classes

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A Brief History of the Huguenots

by Herbert Stein-Schneider

<p>A brief history of the French Protestants. Largely Calvinist, the Huguenots suffered severe persecution at the hands of the Catholic majority, and many thousands emigrated from France.</p> ...

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A Brief History of the Saugeen Peninsula

by David D Plain

<p>A Brief History of the Saugeen Peninsula is historical non-fiction and as the title suggests it is by no means exhaustive. It is a treatise that presents the history and culture in broad strokes covering the early history of the Anishnaabek ...

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A Calculating People

The Spread of Numeracy in Early America

by Patricia Cline Cohen

<p>Now back in print, <em>A Calculating People</em> reveals how numeracy profoundly shaped the character of society in the early republic and provides a wholly original perspective on the development of modern America.</p> ...

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A Century of Banking Consolidation in Europe

The History and Archives of Mergers and Acquisitions

by Manfred Pohl & Teresa Tortella

<p>From the late nineteenth century to the late twentieth century the European banking sector experienced countless mergers and acquisitions. The outcome of this century of consolidation is strikingly similar across the continent, with the ...

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A Century of Change

Beijing's Urban Structure in the 20th Century

by Yi Wang

<p>This book provides a comprehensive overview of the evolution of Beijing’s urban structure in the 20th century, analyzing essential social and economic changes in the housing sector. Focusing on the urban changes that took place under the ...

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A Century of Dishonor

by Helen Hunt Jackson

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A Century of Jewish Life In Dixie

The Birmingham Experience

by Mark H. Elovitz

<p>First published in 1973, Elovitz provides the first substantial history of the Jews in the industrial south, starting with the establishment of the Jewish community in Birmingham, Alabama, during Reconstruction and continuing through the ...

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A Century of Maritime Science

The St. Andrews Biological Station

by Jennifer M. Hubbard, David Wildish & Robert L. Stephenson

<p>Located on the Bay of Fundy, the St. Andrews Biological Station is Canada’s oldest permanent marine research institution. <em>A Century of Maritime Science</em> reviews the fisheries, environmental, oceanographic, and aquaculture research ...

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A Century Too Soon

by John Roy Musick

ISBN: 1230000504034

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A Child's History of England

by Charles Dickens

<p>Dickens wrote this book for his own children trying to cultivate interest in both history and literature. A Child's History was included in the curricula of British schoolchildren for more than a hundred years, well into the 20th ...

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A Child's History of England

by Charles Dickens

<p>Charles Dickens wrote this book for his own children hoping to help them bye and bye, to read with interest larger and better books on the same subject. The history covers the period between 50 BC and 1689, ending with a chapter summarising ...

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A Child's History of England

by Charles Dickens

<p>Charles Dickens wrote this book for his own children hoping to help them bye and bye, to read with interest larger and better books on the same subject. The history covers the period between 50 BC and 1689, ending with a chapter summarising ...

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A Christmas Carol

by Charles Dickens

The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publishing house. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient Books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction, philosophy, science, Religion, ...

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