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HOUGOUMONT (Battleground Europe)
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HOUGOUMONT (Battleground Europe)

The successful defense of the fortified farmhouse of Hougoumont by Britain's Brigade of Guards might be described as the Little Roundtop of the battle of Waterloo. The farmhouse and grounds survive today

Pen And Sword - 9780850527162

Crossing Guadalupe Street: Growing up Hispanic and Protestant
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Crossing Guadalupe Street: Growing up Hispanic and Protestant

To grow up as a Mexican-American Methodist in a small town in south central Texas in the 1940s and 1950s was to be a minority within a minority. This account of a

University Of New Mexico Press - 9780826322319

The Colonel
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The Colonel

This is the acclaimed biography of a giant of American journalism. As editor-publisher of the Chicago Tribune, Robert R. McCormick came to personify his city. Drawing on McCormick's personal papers and years

Northwestern University Press - 9780810120396

Selected Writings of Girolamo Savonarola: Religion and Politics, 1490-1498 (Italian Literature and Thought)
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Selected Writings of Girolamo Savonarola: Religion and Politics, 1490-1498 (Italian Literature and Thought)

Five hundred years after his death at the stake, Girolamo Savonarola remains one of the most fascinating figures of the Italian Renaissance. This wide-ranging collection, with an introduction by historian Alison Brown,

Yale University Press - 9780300103267

China Pilot
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China Pilot

A pilot for the China-based airline reputed to be the most shot at in the world, Felix Smith recounts in vivid detail his experiences ferrying troops and equipment for the Nationalists during

Smithsonian - 9781560983989

Women in War and Resistance:: Selected Biographies of Soviet Women Soldiers
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Women in War and Resistance:: Selected Biographies of Soviet Women Soldiers

Together with the other books of the series provides the hitherto missing human dimension of the War on the Eastern Front. In addition to analyzing Soviet women combatants' contributions to World War

Focus Publishing/r. Pullins Company - 9781585101603

Front of the Class: How Tourette Syndrome Made Me the Teacher I Never Had
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Front of the Class: How Tourette Syndrome Made Me the Teacher I Never Had

As a child with Tourette's, Brad was ridiculed, beaten mocked, and shunned. This story of unwavering determination proves anyone can make their dreams come true. Ends with 20+ motivational tips on living

Vanderwyk & Burnham - 9781889242248

Canyon Solitude: A Woman's Solo River Journey Through the Grand Canyon (Adventura Books)
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Canyon Solitude: A Woman's Solo River Journey Through the Grand Canyon (Adventura Books)

"It's well known that Mother River doesn't like a smart aleck," says Patricia McCairen. Accordingly, she plies her oars with reverence and skill on a sometimes hair-raising solo rafting trip along the

Seal Press - 9781580050074

The Monks of Tibhirine: Faith, Love, and Terror in Algeria
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The Monks of Tibhirine: Faith, Love, and Terror in Algeria

Few Americans heard about it, but the story gripped Europe (and especially France) during the summer of 1996: The mysterious kidnapping and murder of seven Trappist monks living in the Algerian village

St. Martin's Griffin - 9780312302948

Sons Of The River
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Sons Of The River

A stunning introduction to the psychological meaning of rural Nebraska. Every geography emanates from within its own peculiar power of place. The essence of Elkhorn Valley in northeastern Nebraska is captured in

Canon Press - 9781885767677

The Autobiography of S.S. McClure
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The Autobiography of S.S. McClure

S. S. McClure was one of America’s greatest editors and publishers in the lively era of muckraking reform. He is remembered for McClure’s Magazine, which early in the twentieth century published the

University Of Nebraska Press - 9780803263734

Find Me
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Find Me

As she closes the door on her stunningly successful television show, Rosie O' Donnell opens her heart to the share the amazing experience that changed her life forever. Comedian. Actress. Talk-show host.

Warner Books - 9780446530071

They Were So Young: Montrealers Remember WWII (Dossier Quebec Series)
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They Were So Young: Montrealers Remember WWII (Dossier Quebec Series)

After visiting her cousin's grave in the Canadian military cemetery at Bretteville-sur-Laize in Normandy, Patricia Burns returned to Montreal with a determination to record the stories of veterans of World War II.

Vehicule Press - 9781550651676

The Unfinished Agenda of the Selma-Montgomery Voting Rights March (Landmarks in Civil Rights History)
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The Unfinished Agenda of the Selma-Montgomery Voting Rights March (Landmarks in Civil Rights History)

WHY A 56-MILE WALK FOR FREEDOM IN 1965 STILL CHALLENGES AMERICA TODAY THE VOTING RIGHTS ACT OF 1965 WAS THE CROWNING ACHIEVEMENT OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT, FOREVER CHANGING POLITICS IN

Wiley - 9780471710370

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