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The Politics of China 1949-1989

By: Macgarquhar, Roderick

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press, January 1994

Bringing together substantial essays by leading scholars, this volume offers a comprehensive introduction to and analysis of the politics of the People's Republic of China from 1949 to 1989. The first four chapters are drawn from the Cambridge History of China, Volumes 14 and 15. The last chapter, covering the events of the 1980s, has been written specifically for this volume. The particular strength of the volume is the depth of expert knowledge provided for each extrao... View more info

The Sister's Story: Saint Marys Hospital--Mayo Clinic 1889 to 1939

By: Whelan, Sister Ellen

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Mayo Foundation for Medical Education & Resea, January 0001

In 1883 a tornado devastated the frontier town of Rochester, Minnesota--with extraordinary consequences. Responding to the tragedy, a group of Catholic Sisters built a hospital in a comfield and asked a family of doctors to staff it. A handshake, not a legal document, sealed the agreement and symbolized the mutual trust that continues today between the world-acclaimed hospital and Mayo Clinic. This book tells the human story behind Saint Marys Hospital founded by the Sis... View more info

The Age of Reconnaissane (Mentor 1964)

By: N/A

Price: $4.75

Publisher: A Mentor Book, January 1964

Heavy highlighting on pages 33 to 78 in pink. cover has small wedge shaped piece missing from bottom of front cover. View more info

Liberty, Equality, Power a History of the American People Volume 1: To 1877 (Concise Second Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace, January 2001

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Elizabeth the Great

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: N/A, January 2000

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The Titanic Disaster Hearings

By: Smith, William Alden

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Pocket, March 1998

Merely a day after "Titanic" survivors arrived in port in New York City, a United States Senate committee began an investigation into the wreck of the great "unsinkable" ship. For the first time in book form, here is the dramatic testimony of crew and passengers from all walks of life, as they recall the sights and sounds of the night of April 14, 1912.From the manners of the day to the conduct fo those boarding the lifeboats, from acts of kindness to palpable greed, ... View more info

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Dear Mr. President: Letters to the Oval Office from the Files of the National Archives

By: Williams, Brian

Price: $6.00

Publisher: National Geographic, January 2007

"The letters provide a nostalgic timeline of American history told through the words and feelings of Americans, from regular folks to kings." --"Star Gazette, " Elmira, NY, Dec. '05 "There are more than 80 letters, reflecting both our history and our very American sense that when we speak, our president should listen." --"The Arizona Republic, " Dec. '05 Drawn from the extensive holdings of the National Archives--which includes all of the Presidential libraries--... View more info

Oxford the Desk Encyclopedia of World History

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, January 2006

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The Social Fabric: American Life from 1607 to the Civil War

By: Cary, John H.

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, January 1981

Edition: 3

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Voices of Freedom: A Documentary History (Third Edition) (Vol. 1)

By: Foner, Eric

Price: $7.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, August 2010

Edition: 3

An invaluable supplement to the text, all the primary source documents address the theme of American freedom in its many dimensions. It is a compact, unintimidating collection, with documents of reasonable length. Each primary source is accompanied by a headnote and critical thinking questions written by Eric Foner. New selections in the Third Edition, approximately 15 percent of the total, reflect the global theme in Give Me Liberty These additional readings place Amer... View more info

Eyewitness Testimonies: Appeals From the A-bomb Survivors (Second Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Hiroshima Peace Culture Foundation, January 0001

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Egypt: A Country Study (Area Handbook Series)

By: Metz, Helen Chapin

Price: $9.50

Publisher: United States Government Printing, March 1992

Edition: 5

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Food: An Oxford Anthology

By: Allen, Brigid

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA, March 1995

Food, glorious food. It's a basic requirement of daily life, more essential--and some would even say more comforting--than religion, love, or sex. Its considerable pleasures, not to mention the deeper emotional, psychological, religious, and social resonances connected with it, have long been celebrated and explored by writers in novels, poetry, drama, biography, diaries, and letters. Now, in Food: An Oxford Anthology, Brigid Allen brings together a splendid, soup-to-nut... View more info

Timeline of War

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: N/A, January 2008

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The Red Meat Survivors: A Century of Cowboy Memories

By: Hadley, C. J.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Purple Coyote Corp. / Range Magazine, January 2010

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