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Skating on the Edge: A Memoir and Journey through a Metamorphosis of the CIA
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Skating on the Edge: A Memoir and Journey through a Metamorphosis of the CIA

The memoir of a German-born immigrant, his early schooling in the UK, and his recruitment by a CIA feverishly gearing up to meet the new Soviet threat. . The book provides a

Booksurge Publishing - 9781419649028

John Hawkwood: An English Mercenary in Fourteenth-Century Italy
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John Hawkwood: An English Mercenary in Fourteenth-Century Italy

John Hawkwood was fourteenth-century Italy's most notorious and successful soldier. A man known for cleverness and daring, he was the most feared mercenary in Renaissance Italy. Born in England, Hawkood began his

The Johns Hopkins University Press - 9780801883231

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

Robert Ryan: A Biography and Critical Filmography
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Robert Ryan: A Biography and Critical Filmography

This first in-depth Ryan work has two parts: The biographical provides behind-the-scenes information and never-before-published interviews with Ryan's children. The reference part contains a filmography (70+ films: plot lines, themes, technical aspects,

Mcfarland & Company - 9780786404766

Bill Clinton's Pre-presidential Career: An Annotated Bibliography (Bibliographies and Indexes in American History)
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Bill Clinton's Pre-presidential Career: An Annotated Bibliography (Bibliographies and Indexes in American History)

Bill Clinton's own writings and speeches, as well as journal and newspaper articles about him, reflect his consistent long-term interest in key policy issues, such as job growth, economic development, worker training,

Greenwood Press - 9780313292859

Alexander the Great
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Alexander the Great

Tarn’s Alexander the Great, first published in 1948, has become a classic and its importance for subsequent Alexander studies can hardly be exaggerated. Based on a lifetime’s work and elegantly and persuasively

Cambridge University Press - 9780521531375

Father Charles E. Coughlin: Surrogate Spokesman for the Disaffected (Great American Orators)
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Father Charles E. Coughlin: Surrogate Spokesman for the Disaffected (Great American Orators)

As Americans moved from farms and small towns to large cities, they tended to lose a hallmark of their earlier life: comparatively direct participation in the discourse of pragmatic affairs. The ubiquitous

Greenwood Press - 9780313290404

Labored Relations: Law, Politics, and the NLRB--A Memoir
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Labored Relations: Law, Politics, and the NLRB--A Memoir

"This book is about the relationship between law, a quasi-judicial administrative agency, and politics, in the volatile arena of labor policy and the balance of power between labor and management. . .

The Mit Press - 9780262072052

Thinking of Home: William Faulkner's Letters to His Mother and Father, 1918-1925
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Thinking of Home: William Faulkner's Letters to His Mother and Father, 1918-1925

"How often have I lain beneath rain on a strange roof, thinking of home," says Darl Bundren in William Faulkner's As I Lay Dying. How much Faulkner himself is speaking may be

W. W. Norton & Company - 9780393321234

The United States Army, A Historical Dictionary (Historical Dictionaries of War, Revolution, and Civil Unrest, No. 20)
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The United States Army, A Historical Dictionary (Historical Dictionaries of War, Revolution, and Civil Unrest, No. 20)

The volume profiles the leaders and the accomplishments of the U.S. Army from the beginning of its 226-year history to the present.

The Scarecrow Press, Inc. - 9780810843110

Eddie Cantor: A Bio-Bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies in the Performing Arts)
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Eddie Cantor: A Bio-Bibliography (Bio-Bibliographies in the Performing Arts)

Born Isidore Iskowitz in 1892, Eddie Cantor became one of the greatest entertainers of Depression-era America. The star of such films as Roman Scandals (1933) and Kid Millions (1934), he symbolized the

Greenwood Press - 9780313295560

Mahatma Gandhi the Journalist
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Mahatma Gandhi the Journalist

This work chronicles Mohandas Gandhi's work as a free-lance journalist, editor, and sponsor. "The purpose of this book," in the author's own words, "is to bring his contributions in this sphere to

Greenwood Press Reprint - 9780313244612

The Papers of Woodrow Wilson Vol. 14
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The Papers of Woodrow Wilson Vol. 14

This massive collection includes all important letters, speeches, interviews, press conferences, and public papers on Woodrow Wilson. The volumes make available as never before the materials essential to understanding Wilson's personality, his

Princeton University Press - 9780691046143

All Music Guide to Country: The Experts' Guide to the Best Recordings in Country Music (All Music Guide to Country)
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All Music Guide to Country: The Experts' Guide to the Best Recordings in Country Music (All Music Guide to Country)

The newest addition to Miller Freeman?s ?All Music Guide? series, this book is the most complete guide to the best CD?s, albums & tapes in all genres of country. Over 500 pages

Backbeat Books - 9780879304751

Brendan Behan: A Life
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Brendan Behan: A Life

Brendan Behan was already a legend of the literary world when he died in 1964 at the age of 41. Today his stature as a celebrated writer and wit, rebel and rake

Roberts Rinehart Publishers - 9781568331874

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