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Tapestries of Hope, Threads of Love: The Arpillera Movement in Chile

by Marjorie Agosin & Isabel Allende

This new edition of Tapestries of Hope, Threads of Love, updated for students, includes a reaction to the death of General Pinochet, a chronology of Chile, many testimonies from arpilleristas in their own words,...


America's Second Crusade

by William Henry Chamberlin

In this work William Henry Chamberlin offers his perspective as a seasoned journalist on the United States’ involvement in World War II. Written only five years after the unconditional surrenders of Germany...


Battle Story: Hastings 1066

by Jonathan Trigg

In 1066 the most significant battle on English soil – and arguably the most important in British history – took place some six miles northwest of Hastings. A king would die on the battlefield and a new dynasty...


Chinese Folk Tales

by Chinese Folklore

'Chinese Folk Tales ' Chinese folklore . Simple and cheap translation . ( in english language ) . Have 20 and more chines folk tales .


Latino Stats: American Hispanics by the Numbers

by Idelisse Malavé & Esti Giordani

At a time when politics is seemingly ruled by ideology and emotion and when immigration is one of the most contentious topics, it is more important than ever to cut through the rhetoric and highlight, in numbers,...


The Apple Family: Scenes from Life in the Country

by Richard Nelson

A Chekhovian quartet of plays examining the contemporary American experience.


Napoleon's Mameluke: The Memoirs of Roustam Raeza

by Roustam Raza & Jonathan North

The colorful memoirs of Napoleon’s bodyguard, translated for the first time, provide a vivid picture of the general and emperor.


Lists of Note

by Shaun Usher

Humans have been making lists for even longer than they've been writing letters. They are the shorthand for what really matters to us: our hopes and aspirations; likes and dislikes; rules for living and loving;...


100 Years of Memories: Woman's Club of Stuart

by Reba E. Shepard

On 14 October 1913, 29 women met to form a Club. A year later, the town of Stuart was established and they became the Woman's Club of Stuart. They met on Wednesday because on Monday they washed, Tuesday they...


Countess Daisy

by Arne Handberg Jakobsen

A historical novel about the young Danish Countess' dramatic life, which brought her to St. John in the Danish West Indies to grow coffee like her cousin Karen Blixen did in Kenya.


The Age of the Crisis of Man: Thought and Fiction in America, 1933-1973

by Mark Greif

In a midcentury American cultural episode forgotten today, intellectuals of all schools shared a belief that human nature was under threat. The immediate result was a glut of dense, abstract books on the "nature...


A History of Belarus

by Lubov Bazan

Rare materials on Belarus are a potential treasure trove for the English language reader. A blank spot on the map for many, Belarus is an undiscovered mystery in the heart of Europe - undiscovered, because little...


India and Tibet

by Sir Francis Younghusband

One of the last great imperial adventurers, Sir Francis Younghusband (1863–1942) was a British army officer whose explorations yielded major contributions to geographical research. In addition to charting...


Officers' Handbook

by United States Maritime Service

US Maritime Service Officers' Handbook originally published in 1944 detailing service etiquette and customs, commission requirements, rank insignia, uniform wear and care, decorations and regulations for their...


Camp-Lore and Woodcraft

by Daniel Beard

Known to millions of Boy Scouts as "Uncle Dan," Daniel Beard was also a Progressive-era reformer, a naturalist, illustrator, and author. Among his many "how-to" books is this entertaining collection of camp...


Empire of Corruption: The Russian National Pastime

by Vladimir Soloviev

Empire of Corruption is Vladimir Soloviev's attempt to share his opinions on Russia's ways of dealing with corruption. With a certain irony, Soloviev calls the issue 'the Russian national pastime', explaining...


A Shattered Peace: Versailles 1919 and the Price We Pay Today

by David A. Andelman & Sir Harold Evans

For more than half a century, it has been widely recognized that the Treaty of Versailles created the circumstances that led inevitably to World War II. Less acknowledged and understood is the treaty's profound...


Popology: The Music of the Era in the Lives of Four Icons of the 1960s

by Timothy English

Popology: The Music of the Era in the Lives of Four Icons of the 1960s is the first book to examine how the music of those days impacted the lives of John F. Kennedy, Martin Luther King, Robert F. Kennedy and...


Bannockburn: Scotland's Greatest Victory

by Peter Reese

1314. On a marsh-fringed plain south of Stirling Castle, King Robert the Bruce led the Scottish army in a singularly devastating victory over the English. Bannockburn was Scotland's greatest battlefield triumph,...


Robert The Bruce: King Of Scots

by Ronald McNair Scott

Robert the Bruce had himself crowned King of Scots at Scone on a frozen March morning in 1306. After years of struggle, Scotland had been reduced to a vassal state by Edward I of England and its people lived...