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Bleak House

by Charles Dickens

<p>Charles Dickens was an English writer, novelist and essayist. The classic of the world literature. The Dickens' creations are referred to heights of realism, but in his novels he reflects sentimental and fabulous origins. Charles Dickens is ...

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Bloomberg

A Billionaire's Ambition

by Chris McNickle

<p><strong>Examine the Bipartisan Legacy of a Remarkable Billionaire Politician</strong></p> <p><em>Bloomberg: A Billionaire’s Ambition</em> tells the story of how one of America’s most successful entrepreneurs was elected mayor of New York ...

ISBN: 9781510722590

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Bob Crow: Socialist, Leader, Fighter

A Political Biography

by Gregor Gall

<p>Bob Crow was the most high-profile and militant union leader of his generation. This biography focuses on his leadership of the RMT union, examining and exposing a number of popular myths created about him by political opponents. Using the ...

ISBN: 9781526100306

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Bognor Bill

A Grey County Maverick

by Pegg & Ron

<i><p>I knew I wanted a front-row seat on [Bill’s] re-election campaign in 2003. The man was a local legend, and my journalistic curiosity naturally drove me to question how much of it was myth. To the outsiders, the riding of Bruce-Grey-Owen ...

ISBN: 9781486613175

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Bolivar I, La Forja del Héroe

by Alberto Miramón

<p>El abogado y escritor colombiano Alberto Mi-ramón escribió un relato historiográfico del Libertador Simón Bolívar, contextualizado en dos Volúmenes, titulados La Forja del Héroe identificado con el número 1 y el Prometeo Criollo con el número

ISBN: 1230002223759

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Boss of Black Brooklyn

The Life and Times of Bertram L. Baker

by Ron Howell

<p>Remarkable, important, and beautifully written book about a key figure at the forefront of black politics in Brooklyn in the 1940s.</p> ...

ISBN: 9780823281008

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Botswana Governance and Political History

by Vincent Lawal

<p>Botswana Governance and Political History, Towards the turn of the 19th century, the people who resided in the area known as Botswana, made up at least eight ethnic Chiefdoms whose peoples shared a common language and history, and co-existed ...

ISBN: 9781370671755

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BRIDGE BUILDER

A Look Back At My First Term As Judge/Executive of McCreary County, Kentucky

by Jimmie W. Greene with Samuel D. Perry

<p>BRIDGE BUILDER is the story of a man and his dream to move<br />his home county into the modern era. His stubborn pursuit of openness and<br />accountability provoked hostility from some, but admiration from most. His<br />populist idealism ...

ISBN: 9781456745356

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Building a Nation on Rock or Sand

Groen Van Prinsterer for Today

by H. Smitskamp & Harmen Boersma

<p>Netherlandic parliamentarian Guillaume Groen van Prinsterer concluded that a nation can be built on rock or sand. He sorted through years of documents comparing the spirit of the people with the development of the nation. He discovered that ...

ISBN: 9781460008911

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Building Bridges

by Victor C. Goldbloom

<p>A pediatrician, provincial politician, and pioneer of interfaith dialogue, Victor Goldbloom (b. 1923) has led a rich and varied life. Deeply committed to social issues, his dedication to reconciliating French and English, federalists and ...

ISBN: 9780773583108

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Building the City of Spectacle

Mayor Richard M. Daley and the Remaking of Chicago

by Costas Spirou & Dennis R. Judd

<p>By the time he left office on May 16, 2011, Mayor Richard M. Daley had served six terms and more than twenty-two years at the helm of Chicago's City Hall, making him the longest serving mayor in the city’s history. Richard M. Daley was the ...

ISBN: 9781501706837

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Bulletins from Dallas

Reporting the JFK Assassination

by Bill Sanderson

<p><strong>An in-depth look at Pulitzer Prize–winning White House reporter Merriman Smith and his biggest story: the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.</strong></p> <p>Thanks to one reporter’s skill, we can fix the exact moment on ...

ISBN: 9781510712652

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Burke

by John Morley

According to Wikipedia: "Edmund Burke PC (12 January [NS] 1729 9 July 1797) was an Anglo-Irish statesman, author, orator, political theorist, and philosopher who, after relocating to England, served for many years in the House of Commons of ...

ISBN: 9781455313242

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Burning the Grass

At the Heart of Change in South Africa, 1990-2011

by Wojciech Jagielski

<p>In the great modern narrative nonfiction tradition of Ryszard Kapuscinski, <em>Burning the Grass</em> is a literary masterpiece of true crime based on the April 2010 murder of Eugène Terre'Blanche, firebrand leader of the far-right AWB ...

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Burundi Political Conflict, and Governance

by John Uwaka

<p>Burundi Political Conflict, and Governance. The assessment of the Burundian crisis to be developed in this paper takes as its starting point conclusions reached by notable scholars of the region like Prunier (1995), Lemarchand (1994), ...

ISBN: 9781370321919

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By This Shall We Be Known

Interpreting the Voice, Vision and Message of Martin Luther King Jr.

by Terriel R. Byrd

<p>By This Shall We Be Known: Interpreting the Voice, Vision, and Message of Martin Luther King Jr. draws out the simple truths and practical wisdom woven throughout the legacy of this twentieth century pioneer of civil rights. Author Terriel R.

ISBN: 9781948864053

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Byron

by John Nichol

<p>This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction. First published in 1880, this biography explores the life of Lord Byron (1788-1824), one of Britain's greatest poets. Setting Byron's work in an historical context, Nichol shows how he was idolised ...

ISBN: 9788892510524

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Call Me Giambattista

A Personal and Political Journey

by John Ciaccia

<p>What draws a person to the political life? In Call Me Giambattista, John Ciaccia recounts his immigration to Canada from Italy as a small child in 1937 to his retirement from the National Assembly of Quebec in 1998. After studying at McGill ...

ISBN: 9780773597433

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Call The Briefing

A Memoir: Ten Years In The White House With Presidents Reagan and Bush

by Marlin Fitzwater

<P>For a decade, Marlin Fitzwater was White House spokesman for Presidents Reagan and Bush, a remarkably long sojourn in that high pressure post.  His longevity was a testament to the unique combination of talents he brought to the job.  And his

ISBN: 9781465315984

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Capitol Women

Texas Female Legislators, 1923-1999

by Nancy Baker Jones & Ruthe Winegarten

Along with bar rooms and bordellos, there has hardly been a more male-focused institution in Texas history than the Texas Legislature. Yet the eighty-six women who have served there have made a mark on the institution through the legislation ...

ISBN: 9780292788534

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