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Operation Sunrise

By: Bradley F. Smith,Elena Agarossi

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Basic Books, Inc., Publishers: June 1979

Seller ID: 127653

ISBN: 0465052908

Condition: Used - Good


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Jeb Stuart: The Last Cavalier

By: Burke Davis

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Gramercy: February 2000

Seller ID: 127923

ISBN: 0517185970

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From the author of "They Called Him Stonewall," Definitive biography of the dashing Confederate general is history at its best: fascinating, colorful, provocative. Includes portraits of Stuart's early life, training at West Point, the fateful decision to side with the South and action-packed battle scenes. 7 maps. 8 pages of photos. 470 pages. View more info

A Coffin for King Charles

By: C. V. Wedgwood

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Akadine Pr: October 2001

Seller ID: 127622

ISBN: 1585790338

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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and The War Years 3 Volume Boxed Set

By: Carl Sandburg

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dell Publishing: January 1960

Seller ID: 128099

ISBN: B002RMISX0

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Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time

By: Dava Sobel

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Walker & Company: October 2007

Seller ID: 128451

ISBN: 080271529X

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Anyone alive in the eighteenth century would have known that "the longitude problem" was the thorniest scientific dilemma of the day--and had been for centuries. Lacking the ability to measure their longitude, sailors throughout the great ages of exploration had been literally lost at sea as soon as they lost sight of land. Thousands of lives and the increasing fortunes of nations hung on a resolution. One man, John Harrison, in complete opposition to the scientific community, dared to imagine a mechanical solution--a clock that would keep precise time at sea, something no clock had ever been ... View more info

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John Adams

By: David McCullough

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: September 2002

Seller ID: 128630

ISBN: 0743223136

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In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot who spared nothing in his zeal for the American Revolution; who rose to become the second president of the United States and saved the country from blundering into an unnecessary war; who was learned beyond all but a few and regarded by some as "out of his senses"; and whose marriage to the wise and valiant Abigail Adams is one of the moving love stories in American history. This is history on a grand scal... View more info

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Robert E. Lee: A Biography

By: Emory Thomas

Price: $5.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: June 1997

Seller ID: 127924

ISBN: 0393316319

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The life of Robert E. Lee is a story not of defeat but of triumph triumph in clearing his family name, triumph in marrying properly, triumph over the mighty Mississippi in his work as an engineer, and triumph over all other military men to become the towering figure who commanded the Confederate army in the American Civil War. But late in life Lee confessed that he "was always wanting something." In this probing and personal biography, Emory Thomas reveals more than the man himself did. Robert E. Lee has been, and continues to be, a symbol and hero in the American story. But in life, Thomas wr... View more info

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Give Me Liberty!: An American History (Seagull Fourth Edition) (Vol. 2)

By: Eric Foner

Price: $5.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: October 2013

Edition: 4

Seller ID: 127748

ISBN: 0393920313

Condition: Used - Good


Clear, concise, integrated, and up-to-date, Give Me Liberty is a proven success with teachers and students. Eric Foner pulls the pieces of the past together into a cohesive picture, using the theme of freedom throughout. The Fourth Edition features stronger coverage of American religion and a reinforced pedagogical program aimed at fostering effective reading and study skills. The Seagull Edition includes the full text of the regular edition in a compact volume, for an affordable price. View more info

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1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance

By: Gavin Menzies

Price: $5.00

Publisher: William Morrow: June 2008

Seller ID: 127790

ISBN: 0061492175

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The New York Times bestselling author of 1421 offers another stunning reappraisal of history, presenting compelling new evidence that traces the roots of the European Renaissance to Chinese exploration in the fifteenth centuryThe brilliance of the Renaissance laid the foundation of the modern world. Textbooks tell us that it came about as a result of a rediscovery of the ideas and ideals of classical Greece and Rome. But now bestselling historian Gavin Menzies makes the startling argument that in the year 1434, China--then the world's most technologically advanced civilization--provided ... View more info

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In Deadly Combat: A German Soldier's Memoir of the Eastern Front (Modern War Studies (Paperback))

By: Gottlob Herbert Bidermann

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Univ Pr of Kansas: June 2000

Seller ID: 127662

ISBN: 0700611223

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In the hell that was World War II, the Eastern Front was its heart of fire and ice. Gottlob Herbert Bidermann served in that lethal theater from 1941 to 1945, and his memoir of those years recaptures the sights, sounds, and smells of the war as it vividly portrays an army marching on the road to ruin. A riveting and reflective account by one of the millions of anonymous soldiers who fought and died in that cruel terrain, In Deadly Combat conveys the brutality and horrors of the Eastern Front in detail never before available in English. It offers a ground soldier's perspective on life and death... View more info

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A Short History of the World

By: John M. Roberts

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: July 1997

Seller ID: 128347

ISBN: 019511504X

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Here is a compact and affordable edition of J. M. Robert's acclaimed world history. Vividly written and beautifully illustrated, it brings the outstanding breadth of scholarship and international scope of the larger volume within the grasp of most readers. Completely up-to-date, comprehensive yet succinct, it takes readers on an amazing journey from the first appearance of Homo sapiens to recent chapters in the exploration of space. Informative, beautifully rendered maps, photographs of key archaeological finds, and stunning reproductions of important artwork (some in full color) bring the pas... View more info

The Subjection of Women (Hackett Classics Series)

By: John Stuart Mill

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.: April 1988

Seller ID: 112881

ISBN: 087220054X

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A Narrative of a Revolutionary Soldier: Some Adventures, Dangers, and Sufferings of Joseph Plumb Martin (Signet Classics)

By: Joseph Plumb Martin

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Signet Classics: June 2010

Seller ID: 81153

ISBN: 0451531582

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With a new afterword by William Chad Stanley Here a private in the Continental Army of the Revolutionary War narrates his adventures in the army of a newborn country. View more info

Early Man in the New World.

By: Jr. Kenneth MacGowan and Joseph A. Hester

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Doubleday Anchor: January 1962

Seller ID: 75430

ISBN: B001377T58

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The Autobiography of Henry VIII: With Notes By His Fool, Will Somers

By: Margaret George

Price: $5.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Press: January 1986

Seller ID: 128024

ISBN: 0312061455

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The King's Speech: How One Man Saved the British Monarchy

By: Mark Logue,Peter Conradi

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Sterling: November 2010

Seller ID: 115977

ISBN: 140278676X

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Patton: The Man Behind the Legend, 1885-1945

By: Martin Blumenson

Price: $5.00

Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks: January 1985

Seller ID: 127714

ISBN: 0688137954

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This magnificent biography by the world's foremost expert on the life of George S. Patton portrays the many faces of the general with uncompromising insight: the gruff, demanding public front known (and feared) by millions; the sensitive, intellectual visage shown to intimates; and the self-conscious, emotional, religious man only a handful of people ever met. Martin Blumenson deftly explores the life of this American hero, a paradoxical man who inspired others to greatness but who sometimes questioned the greatness within himself.Illustrated with 64 photographs, many from the Patton fam... View more info

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Great Gambles of the Civil War

By: Philip Katcher

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Castle Books: March 2003

Seller ID: 127928

ISBN: 0785815902

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In this masterly account of thirteen dramatic military gambles, Katcher shows how on each occasion, the odds for success or failure were finely calculated and the desperate chance then taken. View more info

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Louis XIV and Twenty Million Frenchmen: A New Approach, Exploring the Interrelationship Between the People of a Country and the Power of Its King

By: Pierre Goubert

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Vintage Books: April 1972

Seller ID: 127623

ISBN: 0394717511

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Life With Grandfather - A Diary 1852 - 1905 (Hopkinsville, KY)

By: R.H. McGaughey

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Self Published: January 1981

Seller ID: 127664

ISBN: B003IGWL50

Condition: Used - Good


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Special Operations in the American Revolution

By: Robert L. Tonsetic

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Casemate: July 2013

Seller ID: 127625

ISBN: 1612001653

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When the American Revolution began, the colonial troops had little hope of matching His Majesty s highly trained, experienced British and German legions in confrontational battle. Indeed, Washington s army suffered defeat after defeat in the first few years of the war, fighting bravely but mainly trading space for time. However, the Americans did have a trump, in a reservoir of tough, self-reliant frontier fighters, who were brave beyond compare, and entirely willing to contest the King s men with unconventional tactics. In this book, renowned author, and former U.S. Army Colonel, Robert Tonse... View more info

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The Victors: Eisenhower and His Boys: The Men of World War II

By: Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: November 1998

Seller ID: 127713

ISBN: 068485628X

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From America's preeminent military historian, Stephen E. Ambrose, comes a brilliant telling of the war in Europe, from D-Day, June 6, 1944, to the end, eleven months later, on May 7, 1945. This authoritative narrative account is drawn by the author himself from his five acclaimed books about that conflict, most particularly from the definitive and comprehensive "D-Day" and "Citizen Soldiers," about which the great Civil War historian James McPherson wrote, If there is a better book about the experience of GIs who fought in Europe during World War II, I have not read it. "Citizen Soldiers"... View more info

Endgame: The Inside Story of Salt II

By: Strobe Talbott

Price: $5.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: September 1979

Seller ID: 127654

ISBN: 0060142138

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The Twelve Caesars (Penguin Classics)

By: Suetonius

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: May 2003

Seller ID: 120511

ISBN: 0140449213

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Translated by Robert Graves and Revised with an Introduction by Michael Grant. View more info

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The Annals of Imperial Rome (Penguin Classics)

By: Tacitus

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics: June 1956

Seller ID: 104466

ISBN: 0140440607

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A Night to Remember

By: Walter Lord

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Bantam: September 1991

Seller ID: 113036

ISBN: 0553278274

Condition: Used - Good


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