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Nine Decades of Adventure, Espionage, and Diplomacy in Asia
by James Lilley
by VAN DER ZIJPP BRIDGET
The Secret Story of an Unwanted Daughter
by Adeline Yen Mah
A Chinese proverb says, "Falling leaves return to their roots." In Chinese Cinderella, Adeline Yen Mah returns to her roots to tell the story of her painful childhood and her ultimate triumph and courage in the face of despair. Adeline's ...Audio Book
This book features two eyewitness accounts of the Crusades: Villehardouin's Chronicle of the Fourth Crusade and the Conquest of Constantinople and Joinville's Chronicle of the Crusade of St. Lewis. A pair of engrossing narratives by actual ...
The Pope's Secret War Against Hitler
by Mark Riebling
The British Empire and the Ravaging of India during World War II
by Madhusree Mukerjee
by John Marsden
It is a time of profound change for Ellie Linton. Enemies are everywhere. Some come crawling over the hills others drive in and knock on the front door. Sometimes her friends are there and sometimes they are not. Ellie fights every inch of the ...Audio Book
The Urban Imagination in Australia
by Graeme Davison
<p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;"><b></b></span></p><p><i><b>I became an urban historian because I believed that our cities deserved more of our curiosity and idealism.</b></i></p> <p></p> <p>In<i> City Dreamers </i>Graeme Davison ...
by Annear Robyn
The demolition firm of Whelan the Wrecker was a Melbourne institution for a hundred years (1892-1992). Its famous sign - 'Whelan the Wrecker is Here' on a pile of shifting rubble - was a laconic masterpiece and served as a vital sign of the ...
FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York
by Mason B. Williams
by SARA PINK
The City of London is the heart of the capital. The oldest part of London, its ancient relics include a Roman temple and the London Stone (a landmark since at least 1100 AD). It is the only city mentioned in the Magna Carta signed 800 years ...
by Adam Lebor
A new edition of this acclaimed history of Arabs and Jews in Jaffa, with a major new afterword. The ancient port of Jaffa, now part of Tel Aviv, was once known as the 'Bride of Palestine' . It was one of the great cosmopolitan cities of the ...
by Andrea Gibbons
<i>City of Segregation</i> traces one hundred years of the struggle against segregation in Los Angeles- from the struggles that together ended<i> de jure</i> segregation in 1948; to the campaign that resulted in the 1964 prohibition of <i>de ...
How New York Became New York
by Gerard Koeppel
by JOHN GRAFTON (ED.)
This splendid collection of more than 200 rare illustrations - selected from such periodicals as Harper's Weekly, Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper, and the Illustrated London News - captures the sweeping drama of the American Civil War as it
by BOB BLAISDELL
""The time for compromise has now passed. The South is determined to maintain her position, and make all who oppose her smell Southern power and feel Southern steel."" - Jefferson Davis.""Talk! Talk! Talk! That will never free the slaves. What ...
by FRANCIS A. LORD
This comprehensive reference will be invaluable to anyone requiring accurate data on the Civil War period. Indispensable for identifying, describing, and understanding the use of more than 800 items, the text is arranged alphabetically by topic,
by LOUISA MAY ALCOTT
Before her wider fame as the author of Little Women, Louisa May Alcott achieved recognition for her accounts of her work as a volunteer nurse in an army hospital. Written during the winter of 1862-63, her lively dispatches appeared in the ...
by SAUERS RICHARD A
William J. Bolton's Civil War journal is especially valuable since he served throughout most of the Civil War, steadily rising through the ranks from captain to colonel with the 51st Pennsylvania. Bolton's commander throughout most of the war ...
by BOB BLAISDELL
This fascinating anthology commemorates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with heartfelt letters by Union and Confederate sympathizers and soldiers of all ranks. Authentic illustrations accompany insightful missives by Lincoln, several ...