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A Fire of Straw In Bureau County: The Forgotten Utopian Dream of Lamoille's Rosemont Domain

by Robert J. Glaser

<p>The prairie of Bureau Co., Illinois in the 1840s could hardly be thought of as the location for a planned utopian settlement. This is especially true if the motivation for the effort was the complex and controversial writings of a French ...

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A Firebell in the Night

by Lee A. Drake

<p>When searching for books about black lives in St. Louis most books start around the 1940’s or 50’s. They reflect the lives of black folks who went to Beaumont, Vashon, Soldan, or other institutions that they were able to attend in what was a ...

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A First Glance at St. Thomas Aquinas

A Handbook for Peeping Thomists

by Ralph McInerny

<p>Thomism is solidly based on the assumption that we know the world first through our senses and then through concepts formed on the basis of our sense experience. In this informally discursive introduction to St. Thomas Aquinas, Ralph McInerny

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A Forgotten Front

Florida during the Civil War Era

by Seth A. Weitz, Lauren K. Thompson, Jonathan C. Sheppard & others

<p><strong>An examination of the understudied, yet significant role of Florida and its populace during the Civil War.</strong><br />  <br /> In many respects Florida remains the forgotten state of the Confederacy. Journalist Horace Greeley ...

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A Fortunate Life

by Fred H. Rohn

<p>Author Fred H. Rohn grew up on Hurden Street in Hillside, New Jersey, a place that played a pivotal role in his upbringing.</p> <p>From bike rides and street games in Hillside, to marriage and children in the town of Madison, Rohn shares his

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A Foxhole Closer to Home

Wwii Letters Home Love, Bob

by Robin Crawford-Robbins

<p><em><strong>A Foxhole Closer to Home is a personal, heartfelt and witty account of the months leading up to, during and after the landing of Normandy in WWII. Letters written during basic training, in many a foxhole, during and in the midst ...

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A Frontier Documentary

Sonora and Tucson, 1821–1848

by Kieran McCarty

<p><strong>When Mexico won its independence</strong> from Spain in 1821, citizens and missionaries in the northwestern reaches of the new nation were without the protection of Spanish military forces for the first time. Beset by hostile Apaches ...

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A Future in Ruins

UNESCO, World Heritage, and the Dream of Peace

by Lynn Meskell

<p>Best known for its World Heritage program committed to &quot;the identification, protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage around the world considered to be of outstanding value to humanity,&quot; the United Nations ...

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A Gay History of Italy

by Paul Knobel

<p>This is the chapter on Italy from the author's A Gay History of the World/Human Male Homosexuality; A World History. A Gay History of the World has a chapter for each of the world's 193 countries and there are thus 193 chapters. The whole ...

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A Gay History of the United States

by Paul Knobel

<p>This is the chapter on the United States from the author's A Gay History of the World/Human Male Homosexuality; A World History. A Gay History of the World has a chapter for each of the world's 193 countries and there are thus 193 chapters. ...

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A Genealogy of Terror in Eighteenth-Century France

by Ronald Schechter

<p>In contemporary political discourse, it is common to denounce violent acts as “terroristic.” But this reflexive denunciation is a surprisingly recent development. In <em>A Genealogy of Terror in Eighteenth-Century France,</em> Ronald ...

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A Generation 'Bloodied but Unbowed'

We Will not Acquiesce Ignobly!

by Owen Collins

<FONT face="Times New Roman"> <P>Powerful political families controlled the jobs and expression of thought in eastern Kentucky and subjects were careful not to alienate the power brokers during much of the 20</FONT><FONT face="Times New Roman" ...

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A Genesis Journal

A Fresh Reading of Genesis 1–12

by Stanley V. Udd

<p>This book is based on a solid commitment to the truth of Gods revelation. We would not know how this world came into being unless God had told us. The sequence of events would remain a mystery without an accurate record of Creation. This book

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A Gift from Tartary

by Gary Magallon

<p>A Gift From Tartary, whose central character, a Benedictine monk in the service of the Papacy, is unwillingly thrust into the Mongol whirlwind. The main character and other key players are fictitious, as are particular events relating to ...

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A Global Conceptual History of Asia, 1860–1940

by Hagen Schulz-Forberg

<p>Contributors to this volume explore the changing concepts of the social and the economic during a period of fundamental change across Asia. They challenge accepted explanations of how Western knowledge spread through Asia and show how ...

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A Good Master Well Served

Masters and Servants in Colonial Massachusetts, 1620-1750

by Lawrence William Towner

<p>First published in 1998. Early American historians are finding connections between the bonded status of African American slaves, European indentured servants, convicts, and sailors. An excellent starting point for this inquiry is this ...

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A Grandfather's Gift

by Jean Porter

<p><br /> If you love historical homes, powerful political figures, steamships, trains, brilliant business people, renovations, interior design, gardens in pink and secrets, then welcome to Glencairn Hall. Built in 1832, perched on the edge of ...

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A Great Basin Mosaic

The Cultures of Rural Nevada

by James W. Hulse

<p>The Nevada of lesser-known cities, towns, and outposts deserve their separate chronicles, and here Hulse fills a wide gap. He contributes in a text rich with memories tramping through rural Nevada as a child, then as a journalist seeking news

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A Great Fear

Luís de Onís and the Shadow War against Napoleon in Spanish America, 1808–1812

by Timothy Hawkins

<p><strong>An exploration of the Spanish colonial reaction to the threat of Napoleonic subversion</strong></p> <p><em>A Great Fear: Luís de Onís and the Shadow War against Napoleon in Spanish America, 1808–1812</em> explores why Spanish ...

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A Greek Reader for Chase and Phillips

Selections from Antiquity

by Brian Schmisek

<p>This companion reader to Chase and Phillips, A New Introduction to Greek, (Harvard University Press: Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1961) is a compilation of slightly edited &quot;real Greek&quot; from Plato, Xenophon, Plutarch, Diogenes Laertius,

ISBN: 9781498238519

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