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Picture of Dawn of the Yellow Earth: Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection.

Dawn of the Yellow Earth: Ancient Chinese Ceramics from the Meiyintang Collection.

Krahl, Regina.

The Meiyintang Collection is one of the most comprehensive collections of ancient Chinese ...

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Picture of Black Lebeda: The Russian Famine Diary of ARA Kazan District Supervisor J. Rives Childs, 1921-1923.

Black Lebeda: The Russian Famine Diary of ARA Kazan District Supervisor J. Rives Childs, 1921-1923.

Cockfield, Jamie H. (ed.).

In 1921, after the Bolsheviks had gained control of Russia they suddenly came face to face...

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Picture of The Late Medieval Pope Prophecies: The Genus nequam Group.

The Late Medieval Pope Prophecies: The Genus nequam Group.

Fleming, Martha H.

Medieval and Renaissance scholars in the fields of history, literature, art history, and r...

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Picture of School for Citizens: Theatre and Civil Society in Imperial Russia.

School for Citizens: Theatre and Civil Society in Imperial Russia.

Frame, Murray.

Offers a new perspective on the history of theatre in imperial Russia, focusing on the ris...

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Picture of The Man Who Outshone the Sun King: A Life of Gleaming Opulence and Wretched Reversal in the Reign of Louis XIV.

The Man Who Outshone the Sun King: A Life of Gleaming Opulence and Wretched Reversal in the Reign of Louis XIV.

Drazin, Charles.

Nicolas Foucquet began his career as a tax collector in the French countryside. Through ch...

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Picture of Caliphate: The History of an Idea.

Caliphate: The History of an Idea.

Kennedy, Hugh.

Presents a historical overview and an introduction to the idea of Caliphate, what it means...

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Picture of The Plots Against Hitler.

The Plots Against Hitler.

Orbach, Danny.

He tells the story of the German resistance, shedding new light on its psychological, soci...

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Picture of Abraham Lincoln: Selected Speeches and Writings.

Abraham Lincoln: Selected Speeches and Writings.

Lincoln, Abraham.

Gore Vidal has written an introduction to this selection of writings by ‘the greatest writ...

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Picture of The Latin Chronicle of the Kings of Castile.

The Latin Chronicle of the Kings of Castile.

O'Callaghan, Joseph F (ed.).

Students and scholars with little or no knowledge of Latin will appreciate this translatio...

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Picture of John Burnet of Barns.

John Burnet of Barns.

Buchan, John.

Buchan’s first novel is written in the tradition of Robert Louis Stevenson, and narrates t...

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Picture of The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Stories.

The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher: Stories.

Mantel, Hilary.

These 10 stories are tantalising and disturbing. She writes about marriage, class, family,...

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Picture of The Bedford Triangle: Undercover Operations from England in World War II.

The Bedford Triangle: Undercover Operations from England in World War II.

Bowman, Martin W.

Milton Ernest Hall was the headquarters in Britain of the U.S. Army Air Force Service Comm...

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Picture of The British Airman of the Second World War.

The British Airman of the Second World War.

Hadaway, David and Hadaway, Stuart.

Men and women of the air forces served all over the world. This provides a brief introduct...

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Picture of Christianity and Secular Reason: Classical Themes and Modern Developments.

Christianity and Secular Reason: Classical Themes and Modern Developments.

Bloechl, Jeffrey (ed.).

This is a collection of essays by various writers each exploring a variety of areas within...

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Picture of The Empty Men: The Heroic Tradition of Ancient Israel.

The Empty Men: The Heroic Tradition of Ancient Israel.

Mobley, Gregory.

Draws upon Semitic and European heroic traditions about warriors and wild men, as well as ...

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Picture of Islamism: What it Means for the Middle East and the World.

Islamism: What it Means for the Middle East and the World.

Osman, Tarek.

The author explains the political and economic forces that are shaping political Islamism ...

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Picture of Passwords to Paradise: How Languages Have Re-invented World Religions.

Passwords to Paradise: How Languages Have Re-invented World Religions.

Ostler, Nicholas.

Missionaries of the great world religions face the challenge of projecting a common messag...

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Picture of Freud and False Memory Syndrome.

Freud and False Memory Syndrome.

Mollon, Phil.

False memories of childhood sexual abuse may have been fostered by psychotherapists, causi...

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Picture of Exploding Disk Cannons, Slimemobiles, and 32 Other Projects for Saturday Science.

Exploding Disk Cannons, Slimemobiles, and 32 Other Projects for Saturday Science.

Downie, Neil A.

Each of these projects and experiments illustrates principles and phenomena of science, ma...

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Picture of Medieval Constructions in Gender and Identity: Essays in Honor of Joan M. Ferrante.

Medieval Constructions in Gender and Identity: Essays in Honor of Joan M. Ferrante.

Barolini, Teodolinda (ed.).

The ten essays in this volume are by distinguished scholars who mirror Ferrante’s lifelong...

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