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38 Hours to Montreal

William Weller and the Governor General's Race of 1840

by Dan Buchanan

<p>Governor General Charles Poulett Thomson is in a hurry. In response to the Rebellion of 1837-38, he has been urgently tasked by his masters in England to modernize and improve the governments in the Canadian colonies. In just three months in ...

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50 Ways to Die

Homicides, Accidents, Suicides, Infanticides and Acts of Mother Nature

by Jerry L. West

<p><i>50 Ways To Die</i> is a compendium of death and sometimes violent crimes occurring in the county, and the social trends that surround them.</p> <p>West’s research centered on records of Coroner’s Inquest and microfilm of the newspaper, ...

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50 Years at Yuma

A History of Military Testing and Civilian Bureaucracy

by J. L. Wymer

<p>50 Years at Yuma<br /> By: J. L. Wymer</p> <p>J. L. Wymer provides a personal look at the U.S. Army and its test operations from the 1950s to the 21st century in an isolated location in the Arizona desert. 50 Years at Yuma: A History of ...

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6 Tips That Will Make You Guru In Black History

by Betty Kimberly

<p>Black history has been a progressive climb from without the lowest echelons of society during slavery to the highest. When you think of black history, we often think of the civil rights movement, of John Brown’s violent protests, of the ...

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7 Children's True Stories 1

by Oldiees Publishing & Edward R. Shaw

<p>Children's&nbsp;true&nbsp;stories of the <strong>brave and daring explorers</strong> who ventured into the unknown. This collection features 7 integrated text and audio narrated by&nbsp;Laura Caldwell.<br /> <br /> <strong>AMERIGO VESPUCCI<br

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7 Children's True Stories 2

by Oldiees Publishing & Edward R. Shaw

<p>Children's&nbsp;true&nbsp;stories of the <strong>brave and daring explorers</strong> who ventured into the unknown. This collection features 7 integrated text and audio narrated by&nbsp;Laura Caldwell.<br /> <br /> <strong>BALBOA<br /> ...

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A 20th Century Thinker

by Robert Gray Ogden

<p>Have you ever wondered how our lives got to be so good during the 20th Century? I have and then I start thinking about all the inventions that were created primarily by Americans and the U.S. had made it easy for patents to be granted and ...

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A 4 F Goes to War With the 100th Infantry Division

by John C. Angier III

<p>Merriam Press World War 2 Memoir. We join Sergeant Angier and his men of the 399th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division, in the Vosges Mountains of France, as they advance towards Alsace in the face of bitter and determined German ...

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A Beautiful, Cruel Country

by Eva Antonia Wilbur-Cruce

<p>Arizona's Arivaca Valley lies only a short distance from the Mexican border and is a rugged land in which to put down stakes. When Arizona Territory was America's last frontier, this area was homesteaded by Anglo and Mexican settlers alike, ...

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A Bibliography of Museum Studies

by Simon J. Knell

<p>A comprehensive bibliographic reference for students and others wishing to investigate the contemporary literature on museums and collections. The references are systematically arranged into sections including collections management, ...

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A Billion Voices: China's Search for a Common Language: Penguin Specials

China's Search for a Common Language

by David Moser

<p>Mandarin, Guoyu or Putonghua? 'Chinese' is a language known by many names, and China is a country home to many languages. Since the turn of the twentieth century linguists and politicians have been on a mission to create a common language for

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A Biography of Elihu Benjamin Washburne Congressman, Secretary of State, Envoy Extraordinary

Volume Seven: Presidential Candidate and End of Life

by Mark Washburne

<p>This seventh and final volume explores the life of the Civil War congressman, secretary of state, and the American minister to France, Elihu Washburnefrom his retirement from public office to his death in 1887. During this final chapter in ...

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A Blockaded Family

Life in Southern Alabama During the Civil War

by Parthenia Hague

<p><strong>A memorable and fascinating glimpse into the Civil War home front.</strong></p> <p>Parthenia Hague experienced the Civil War while employed as a schoolteacher on a plantation near Eufaula, Alabama. This book recounts how a frightened

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A Book of North Wales

by Sabine Baring-Gould

ISBN: 1230001051841

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A Book of the Pyrenees

by S. Baring-Gould

<p>The Pyrenees stand up as a natural wall of demarcation between two nations, the French and the Spaniards, just as the mountains of Dauphiné sever the French from the Italians. It has been remarked that these natural barriers are thrown up to ...

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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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