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    "Negro President" : Jefferson and the Slave Power
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    by Houghton Mifflin
    Hardcover (01 November, 2003)
    (11 reviews) 3.64 out of 5 stars
    Editorial Review: Garry Wills' "Negro President": Jefferson and the Slave Power, despite its title, is not a profile of the Jefferson Presidency. Rather, the book offers a richly detailed study of the United States' tragic constitutional bargain with slavery,
    100 Decisive Battles: From Ancient Times to the Present
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    by Oxford University Press
    Paperback (01 June, 2001)
    (7 reviews) 4.29 out of 5 stars
    Editorial Review: Sometimes a battle, such as the one that raged along France's MarneRiver in 1918, involves hundreds of thousands of soldiers and costs many lives. Sometimes, as in the case of Tippecanoe, a battle involves only a few hundred fighters.

    1001 Things Everyone Should Know About Irish-American History
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    by Broadway
    Paperback (26 February, 2002)
    (5 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: A Good Book, and a Great Gift Item: Overall a very good book and a very scholarly work. The book's Introduction provides us a brief insight into O'Donnell's motive for embarking on this work:This book ..
    A Collector's Guide to the '03 Springfield
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    by Andrew Mowbray Pub
    Paperback (01 June, 1989)
    (2 reviews) 4.5 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: I liked it...: I liked this book in that it gave me a basic knowledge of the M1903 rifle - that's what I was looking for. It didn't go as deep as Scott Duff did in his books on the Garand,

    A Cultural History of Causality : Science, Murder Novels, and Systems of Thought
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    by Princeton University Press
    Hardcover (02 August, 2004)
    A Gentle Madness : Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books
    list: $20.00 - our price: $13.60
    by Owl Books
    Paperback (15 March, 1999)
    (13 reviews) 4.62 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: Outstanding!! Like reading a AA Handbook and seeing yourself: Just finished. Five stars. I am trying to email the author to thank him.

    A History of the Crusades: Volume 1, The First Crusade and the Foundation of the
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    by Cambridge University Press
    Paperback (03 December, 1987)
    (10 reviews) 4.6 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: must have it: So you didn't like history either ? After being crammed withuseless dates and uninteresting facts about the decaying kings andkingdoms I never expected to ever pick up a history book again.
    A Life With History
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    by University Press of Kansas
    Hardcover (01 July, 2004)

    A Military History and Atlas of the Napoleonic Wars
    list: $80.00 - our price: $50.40
    by Greenhill Books
    Hardcover (01 July, 1999)
    (16 reviews) 4.56 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: Perfect for It's Intentions!: I had heard through sources that this was an indispensable book and I purchased it with eager though guarded optimism,
    A Pocket Guide to Writing in History
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    by Bedford/St. Martin's
    Paperback (25 June, 2003)
    (4 reviews) 4.75 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: great guide by a great teacher: Dr. Rampolla is one of my favorite teachers, but i'm not biased at all when it comes to this book.

    A Short Guide to Writing About History (4th Edition)
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    by Longman
    Paperback (05 November, 2001)
    (5 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: Extremely helpful book: Marius has written an extremely readable and informative book on the writing of history. He proceeds from showing readers what questions to ask in doing historical research into types of historical writing can be done,
    A Small Corner of Hell : Dispatches from Chechnya
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    by University of Chicago Press
    Hardcover (03 October, 2003)
    (2 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: America is more interested in Martha Stewart and Britney: This book was an easy read, but a sad one. The plight of the Chechen people is virtually unknown in the U.S

    A Study of History: Abridgement of Volumes 1-VI (Study of History)
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    by Oxford University Press
    Paperback (01 December, 1987)
    (10 reviews) 4.1 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: And you thought Nostrodomus was a prophet!: A Study of History is an excellent, lifetime study of how and why civilization progresses through time.
    A Thousand Years of Nonlinear History
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    by Zone Books
    Paperback (18 September, 2000)
    (11 reviews) 4.64 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: A really good book.....: De Landa's take on history is that it is a product of complexity and self-organization much more than we are prone to believe;

    Afghanistan : A Short History of Its People and Politics
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    by Perennial
    Paperback (17 September, 2002)
    (7 reviews) 4.14 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: A country ravaged by centuries of war: This is a great history of Afghanistan, easily written for those who do not lknow much about the area.
    Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience
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    by Basic Civitas Books
    Hardcover (01 November, 1999)
    (17 reviews) 4.35 out of 5 stars
    Editorial Review: Legendary scholar-activist W.E.B. Du Bois labored to complete an "Encyclopedia Africana" before his death in 1963. Just over 35 years later, two Harvard educators, Henry Louis Gates Jr. and Ghanaian-born Kwame Anthony Appiah,

    After the Fact: The Art of Historical Detection
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    by Mcgraw-Hill College
    Paperback (02 August, 2004)
    Ambivalent Conquests : Maya and Spaniard in Yucatan, 1517-1570 (Cambridge Latin American
    list: $18.00
    by Cambridge University Press
    Paperback (27 January, 1989)
    (4 reviews) 4.25 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: Good for Historiography: The Spanish Conquest of the Americas has primarily been discussed in militaristic terms. Cortes and his small band of Spaniards,

    America on My Mind: The Best of America in Words and Photographs
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    by Globe Pequot
    Hardcover (01 December, 2001)
    American Colonies (The Penguin History of the United States, 1)
    list: $34.95
    by Viking Books
    Hardcover (08 November, 2001)
    (20 reviews) 4.55 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: A MUST read for Ethnocentrics & those interested in America: Alan Taylor has painted for the reader, in his book American Colonies,

    American Heritage's Great Minds of American History
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    by Simon & Schuster Audio
    Audio Cassette (01 March, 1999)
    (2 reviews) 4.5 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: A MUST for All Americans--not just history buffs: This is the very best audio tape I've ever listened to. While some interviews are better (Stephen Ambrose) than others (Richard White),
    Asimov's Chronology of the World
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    by HarperResource
    Hardcover (06 November, 1991)
    (13 reviews) 4.85 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: The blood, the sweat, the HUMANITY!: Isaac Asimov was a man of amazing intelligence, curiosity, humor, and encyclopedic knowledge.

    Atlas of World History
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    by Oxford University Press
    Hardcover (01 October, 1999)
    (8 reviews) 4.5 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: I Rate and Compare World History Atlas Books: As a reader I like to have quick reference books at my finger tips including a new version of the Oxford English Dictionary about 3500 pages long - that I use almost daily.
    Battleships of World War Two: An International Encyclopedia
    list: $85.00 - our price: $53.55
    by Naval Institute Press
    Hardcover (01 March, 1999)
    (5 reviews) 3.6 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: Whitley being Whitley: I love the way Whitley compresses it all into one volume that won't chew a hole in your wallet. This is not the last word in battleship references,

    Boats by Purdy
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    by Tiller Publishing
    Paperback (July, 2003)
    (1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: sleek wooden boats built by true craftsmen: A well documented history of the Purdy Boat Company from the early 1900's written by the grandson and grandnephew of the Ned and Gil Purdy.
    Bringing the War Home : The Weather Underground, the Red Army Faction, and Revolutionary
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    by University of California Press
    Paperback (15 April, 2004)
    (1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: An Incredible Look Into the Heart of the Anti-War Movement: I bought this book thinking it was a companion to the very gooddocumentary recently on PBS.

    Cartoon History of the Universe 1 (Cartoon History of the Universe)
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    by Main Street Books
    Paperback (10 September, 1997)
    (39 reviews) 4.77 out of 5 stars
    Editorial Review: One of the beautiful things about comics is that it is possibly the best medium for combining education and entertainment. No one knows this better than Larry Gonick, whose Cartoon History series spans many subjects.W
    Cartoon History of the Universe 2
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    by Main Street Books
    Paperback (18 September, 1994)
    (28 reviews) 4.82 out of 5 stars
    Editorial Review: Continuing right where the first book left off, The Cartoon History of the Universe II once again combines Gonick's superb cartooning with the lessons of history. Find out what Lynn Johnston, creator of For Better of Worse,

    Castles and Palaces of Europe
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    by DUMONT monte
    Hardcover (01 June, 2002)
    (1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: Beautiful book for castle lovers: A huge very colorful book of castles and palaces.Includes sites from all over Europe. Most of the castles featured are newer fancier types,n
    Chasing the Dragon : A Veteran Journalist's Firsthand Account of the 1949 Chinese
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    by The Lyons Press
    Hardcover (01 July, 2004)

    CLEP History of the United States II (REA) - The Best Test Prep for the CLEP (Test
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    by Research & Education Association
    Paperback (11 August, 2003)
    Companion to Roman Britain (Blackwell Companions to British History)
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    by Blackwell Publishers
    Hardcover (01 December, 2003)

    Conflict in Afghanistan: A Historical Encyclopedia (Roots of Modern Conflict)
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    by ABC-Clio Inc
    Hardcover (01 December, 2003)
    Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810-1860
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    by University of North Carolina Press
    Hardcover (01 March, 2004)

    Constructing the Holocaust: A Study in Historiography
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    by Mitchell Vallentine & Company
    Paperback (01 July, 2003)
    Costume in Detail: 1730-1930
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    by Costume & Fashion Press
    Paperback (01 November, 1997)
    (9 reviews) 4.89 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: Very detailed: I would have loved to had seen the pieces of the garment drawn in their pattern shapes, but otherwise an excellent book with much detail written about each garment.

    Counterinsurgency Lessons from Malaya and Vietnam: Learning to Eat Soup with a Knif
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    by Praeger Publishers
    Hardcover (30 October, 2002)
    (3 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: The clearest explanation of institutional learning available: John Nagl is not only a scholar of the first rank, a soldier with incomparable combat experience and author of the highest caliber,
    Covered Wagon Women: Diaries and Letters from the Western Trails, 1840-1849 (Covered
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    by University of Nebraska Press
    Paperback (01 October, 1995)
    (6 reviews) 4.83 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: Great Stories of the Overland Trails: The study of women's history has blossomed during the past several decades, and the result has been the production of several outstanding works on the subject.

    Datapedia of the United States: American History in Numbers (Datapedia of the United
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    by Bernan Press
    Hardcover (01 May, 2004)
    Days of Destiny: Crossroads in American History
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    by DK Publishing Inc
    Hardcover (01 October, 2001)
    (1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: Days of Destiny: Crossroads in American History: Days of Destiny: Crossroads in American History edited by James M. McPherson and Alan Brinkley is a book that brings thirty-one of todays best-selling and most respected historians together into a project that is engaging with unparalleled scholarship,

    Decline of the West: Volume I, Form and Actuality
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    by Knopf
    Hardcover (12 June, 1945)
    (28 reviews) 4.25 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: Challenging but Accessible.. with some effort: History ebbs and flows. The illusion that we are somehow at the 'end of history' and that civil organization and values as they now stand are beyond history's broader and deeper currents might be the great popular Myopia of our time.
    Doing Oral History: A Practical Guide
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    by Oxford University Press
    Paperback (01 July, 2003)
    (1 reviews) 4 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: The ABCs of Oral History: Ritchie covers the topic like a blanket. Everything from how to manage one's collection and stay out of legal trouble with the interviewee (and anyone you may discuss);

    Don Troiani's Regiments and Uniforms of the Civil War
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    by Stackpole Books
    Hardcover (28 November, 2002)
    (4 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: This book is a terrific time-sink!: Because I'm a working historian with a strong interest in material culture and artifacts, combined with a tourist's interest in Civil War battlefields,
    Don't Know Much About the Bible: Everything You Need to Know About the Good Book
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    by Perennial Currents
    Paperback (04 September, 2001)
    (109 reviews) 3.6 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: A historical approach to the Bible: (By Edward Trimnell, author of "Why You Need a Foreign Language & How to Learn One," ISBN:1591133343)From the reader's perspective,

    Don't Know Much About the Civil War : Everything You Need to Know About America's Greatest Conflict but Never Learned (Don't Know Much About..
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    by Perennial Currents
    Paperback (07 September, 1999)
    (36 reviews) 3.36 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: Excellent: I love American History, especially the events leading up to and resulting in the Civil War, but after about 10 years of being out of school I needed a refresher.
    Dreamworld and Catastrophe: The Passing of Mass Utopia in East and West
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    by The MIT Press
    Hardcover (15 May, 2000)
    (3 reviews) 4.33 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: Where's the Beast?: Having been raised in the ideological wasteland of 20th century America, I found this book an interesting read.

    Empire: The Rise and Demise of the British World Order and the Lessons for Global
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    by Basic Books
    Hardcover (01 April, 2003)
    (42 reviews) 3.5 out of 5 stars
    Editorial Review: At its peak in the nineteenth century, the British Empire was the largest empire ever known, governing roughly a quarter of the world's population. In Empire, Niall Ferguson explains how "an archipelago of rainy islands..
    Encyclopedia of Archaeology: History and Discoveries (3 Volumes)
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    by ABC-Clio Inc
    Library Binding (01 June, 2001)
    (1 reviews) 5 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: On stop reference source for a world wide glimpse of subject: I had already seen the first associated encyclopedic set, The Great Archaeologists.

    Encyclopedia of Genocide (2 Volumes)
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    by ABC-Clio Inc
    Library Binding (01 December, 1999)
    Encyclopedia of New Jersey (Encyclopedia of New Jersey)
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    by Rutgers University Press
    Hardcover (01 April, 2004)
    (4 reviews) 3.75 out of 5 stars
    Customer Review: Massive, attractively priced, and a bit disappointing: First, the good points: this work is huge, well illustrated, and priced at about one third of what a commercial publisher would have to charge for something comparable.

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