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A Book of Conquest

by Manan Ahmed Asif

<p>Manan Ahmed Asif shows that the Chachnama is a sophisticated work of political theory, embedded in both the Indic and Islamic ethos. His social and intellectual history of this text offers an important corrective to the divisions between ...

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A Brief History of Bashulia’s National Constitution

by Zhongjing Liu

<p>Extract: As Patrick Henry said in his speech, &quot;The next gale that sweeps from the north will bring to our ears the clash of resounding arms! &quot; The time when you can still choose is not long. When I was writing an article on Douban ...

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A Brief History of Entrepreneurship

The Pioneers, Profiteers, and Racketeers Who Shaped Our World

by Joe Carlen

<p><em>A Brief History of Entrepreneurship</em> charts how the pursuit of profit by private individuals has been a prime mover in revolutionizing civilization. Entrepreneurs often butt up against processes, technologies, social conventions, and ...

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A Brief History of the Knights Templar

by James Burnes

<p>It was in the year 1119, the twentieth of the Christian dominion in Syria, that nine pious and valiant Knights, the greater part of whom had been the companions of Godfrey de Bouillon, formed themselves into an association, the object of ...

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A Buddhist Bible

by Dwight Goddard

<p>A Buddhist Bible<br> by Dwight Goddard</p> <p>A wide selection of readings from Pali, Sanskrit, Chinese, Tibetan, and modern sources inteded to provide the reader with a foundation in classical Buddhist thought.</p> <p>The first book to ...

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A Century of Dishonor

by Helen Hunt Jackson

<p>I have been requested to write a preface to this sad story of &quot;A Century of Dishonor.&quot; I cannot refuse the request of one whose woman's heart has pleaded so eloquently for the poor Red men. The materials for her book have been taken

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A Century of Transnationalism

Immigrants and Their Homeland Connections

by Nancy L. Green & Roger Waldinger

<div>This collection of articles by sociologically minded historians and historically minded sociologists highlights both the long-term persistence and the continuing instability of home country connections. Encompassing societies of origin and ...

ISBN: 9780252098864

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A Chain of Events

A Black Woman’S Perspective on Our Rise to Prominence from Slavery to the White House

by Ruthie Green

<p>In October 2011, a ceremony was held at the Washington, DC mall to unveil a granite statue of our slain Civil Rights leader, Rev. MLK, Jr. The large piece of granite was 30 feet high and a light reddish-brown in color. It looked majestic in ...

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A Compendium of Decline and Distruction of Major Civilizations During Ancient Times

by Walter Whittemore

<p>My purpose in writing this compendium of ancient civilizations was to give a clear understanding of the major events which took place during ancient times so that junior and senior high school students would enjoy.</p> <p>From my personal ...

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A Concise History of World Population

by Massimo Livi Bacci

<p>This fifth edition of the essential history of world population is updated with the most recent and significant scholarship on the topic. Reworked sections analyze the impact of environmental and climate change, discuss declining fertility in

ISBN: 9781118273944

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A Cultural History of the Atlantic World, 1250-1820

by Thornton, John K.

A Cultural History of the Atlantic World, 1250-1820 explores the idea that strong links exist in the histories of Africa, Europe and North and South America. John K. Thornton provides a comprehensive overview of the history of the Atlantic Basin

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A Day of Pleasant Bread

A Christmas Story

by David Grayson

<p>A charming Christmas tale of a couple whose Christmas guests are unable to come, so they invite other last-minute guests to help them eat their holiday feast.</p> <p>Full of good spirit!</p> ...

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A Dweller On Two Planets

by Phylos The Thibetan

<p>A Dweller On Two Planets<br/>by Phylos the Thibetan</p> <p>A Dweller on Two Planets is one of the most important texts of the 19th Century Atlantis canon. The book was 'channeled' by Frederick S. Oliver. Oliver was born in Washington D.C. in

ISBN: 1230001467239

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A Free Agent

by Frederic Wakeman

<p>AN EXCITING, POWERFUL NOVEL ABOUT A DEDICATED UNDERCOVER MAN FOR WHOM THE COLD WAR IS A RED-HOT, EXPLOSIVE REALITY!</p> <p>From New Guinea to Athens to Africa, this sweeping, powerful novel traces the exciting and always dangerous career of ...

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A Gay History of the World/ Human Male Homosexuality: A World History

by Paul Knobel

<p>A gay history of the world/ Human male homosexuality: a world history is the first gay male history of the world. The work is organized by country and each of the 193 countries has a section. The text is arranged alphabetically by country ...

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A German-American Tale

Memoir of a German Immigrant

by Annika Romero

<p>A stormy, courageous, and incredible memoir of a German immigrant who crossed the Atlantic Ocean together with his two young daughters in 1834 in hope of finding a better life.</p> <p>As this book's title suggests, Gustav Streckfuss tells ...

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A Global History of Gold Rushes

by Benjamin Mountford & Stephen Tuffnell

<p>Nothing set the world in motion like gold. Between the discovery of California placer gold in 1848 and the rush to Alaska fifty years later, the search for the precious yellow metal accelerated worldwide circulations of people, goods, ...

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A Global History of Runaways

Workers, Mobility, and Capitalism, 1600–1850

by Marcus Rediker, Titas Chakraborty & Matthias van Rossum

<p>During global capitalism's long ascent from 1600–1850, workers of all kinds—slaves, indentured servants, convicts, domestic workers, soldiers, and sailors—repeatedly ran away from their masters and bosses, with profound effects. ...

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A Global History of Sexual Science, 1880–1960

by Ryan M. Jones, Veronika Fuechtner & Douglas E. Haynes

<p>Starting in the late nineteenth century, scholars and activists all over the world suddenly began to insist that understandings of sex be based on science. As Japanese and Indian sexologists influenced their German, British, and American ...

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A Global History of the Twentieth Century

Legacies and Lessons from Six National Perspectives

by Michael J. Green, Georgetown University & Nicholas Szechenyi

<p>In this volume, a distinguished group of scholars examine the national experiences of six major twentieth-century powers-- the United States, Japan, Turkey, China, India and Germany—to discern the centuries’ legacies for today and the lessons

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