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War Effects

by Obi Nnanna Nwabugwu

'War Effects' tells in a daring way, the realities of the Nigerian situation about the Biafran War.

A Concise History of Modern Europe

by David S. Mason

Highlighting the key events, ideas, and individuals that have shaped modern Europe, this fresh and lively book provides a concise history of the continent from the Enlightenment to the present. Drawing on the...

Apostle of the East

by Russell M. Lawson

In 18th century America, Daniel Little became known as the "Apostle of the East" by his contemporaries and admirers for his many missionary journeys along Maine's eastern frontier.  He spent much of his life...

Tales of Bilaal Ibn Rabaah the Great Muslim Warrior from Africa

by Muhammad Vandestra

Whenever Umar lbn Al khattaab mentioned Abu Bakr he would say, "Abu Bakr is our master and the emancipator of our master." That is to say, Bilaal.Indeed, the man to whom `Umar would give the agnomen "Our Master"...

Chinese Folklore The Man With Golden Heart  Bilingual Edition English & French

by Maya Aminah Sakura

In a certain well-known and populous city in one of the north-western provinces of China, there once resided a man of the name of Meng. Everyone knew about him. His fame had spread not only throughout the town,...

The Teahouse under Socialism

by Di Wang

To understand a city fully, writes Di Wang, we must observe its most basic units of social life. In The Teahouse under Socialism, Wang does just that, arguing that the teahouses of Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan...

An Economic and Demographic History of São Paulo, 1850-1950

by Francisco Vidal Luna & Herbert S. Klein

São Paulo, by far the most populated state in Brazil, has an economy to rival that of Colombia or Venezuela. Its capital city is the fourth largest metropolitan area in the world. How did São Paulo, once a...

The Proper Order of Things

by Heather L. Ferguson

The "natural order of the state" was an early modern mania for the Ottoman Empire. In a time of profound and pervasive imperial transformation, the ideals of stability, proper order, and social harmony were...

Broken Lives

by Konrad H. Jarausch

Broken Lives is a gripping account of the twentieth century as seen through the eyes of ordinary Germans who came of age under Hitler and whose lives were scarred and sometimes destroyed by what they saw and...

Unfabling the East

by Jürgen Osterhammel & Robert Savage

During the long eighteenth century, Europe's travelers, scholars, and intellectuals looked to Asia in a spirit of puzzlement, irony, and openness. In this panoramic and colorful book, Jürgen Osterhammel tells...

Trail North

by Ken Mather

A revealing history of the ancient trail that served as a major transportation route between Washington and British Columbia and shaped the cultural and economic ties between the two jurisdictions.

Trails are...

Against the Current

by Cathy Converse

The first book on Agnes Deans Cameron, BC’s first female principal, itinerant traveller, and journalist.

Agnes Deans Cameron was an extraordinary woman who was ahead by a century. Born in Victoria in 1863,...

What Is Islam Religion? (????????????) Bilingual Edition English & Japanese

by Muhammad Vandestra

Among the blessings and favors that God has bestowed upon humanity is that He endowed them with an innate ability to recognize and acknowledge His existence. He placed this awareness deep in their hearts as...

The Third Bank of the River

by Chris Feliciano Arnold

During the 2014 World Cup, an isolated Amazonian tribe emerged from the jungle on the misty border of Peru and Brazil, escaping massacre at the hands of illegal loggers. A year later, in the jungle capital of...

The Ecocentrists

by Keith Makoto Woodhouse

Disenchanted with the mainstream environmental movement, a new, more radical kind of environmental activist emerged in the 1980s. Radical environmentalists used direct action, from blockades and tree-sits to...

Bible Culture and Authority in the Early United States

by Seth Perry

Early Americans claimed that they looked to "the Bible alone" for authority, but the Bible was never, ever alone. Bible Culture and Authority in the Early United States is a wide-ranging exploration of the place...

How the Other Half Looks

by Sara Blair

New York City's Lower East Side, long viewed as the space of what Jacob Riis notoriously called the "other half," was also a crucible for experimentation in photography, film, literature, and visual technologies....

9 Rules of Engagement

by Harris Faulkner

The Emmy award-winning news anchor of Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner and co-host of the talk show Outnumbered shares the lessons she learned growing up in a military family paying homage to the military...

Cornish Folk Tales for Children

by Mike O'Connor & Michelle O'Connor

Join Jamie, the son of a travelling Droll-Teller, as he journeys across Cornwall, a land steeped in myth and legend. Along the way we will hear twenty tales – specially chosen to be enjoyed by 7-11 year old...

DC Jazz

by Maurice Jackson & Blair A. Ruble

The familiar history of jazz music in the United States begins with its birth in New Orleans, moves upstream along the Mississippi River to Chicago, then by rail into New York before exploding across the globe....