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Lipstick Traces: A Secret History of the 20th Century
Lipstick Traces
A Secret History of the 20th Century
Paperback      ISBN: 0674535812
Explores the avant-garde history of twentieth-century Europe through the lifestyle and music of the Sex Pistols
Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers: A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America
Odd Girls and Twilight Lovers
A History of Lesbian Life in Twentieth-Century America
Paperback      ISBN: 0140171223
An account of lesbian life in the twentieth century traces the evolution of lesbian identity, discussing the establishment of lesbian subcultures in each decade, examines how feminism and gay liberation have destigmatized lesbianism, and more. Reprint.
On the Aesthetic Education of Man
On the Aesthetic Education of Man
Paperback      ISBN: 019815786x
Schiller's 1795 essay on the educative function of art is one of the most important contributions to the history of ideas in modern times. This English-German parallel text edition includes a long analytical introduction and extensive notes.
The Korean War
The Korean War
Paperback      ISBN: 067166834x
The author, a distinguished military historian, recounts the sequence of military events that formed the war and, based on personal accounts and interviews with hundreds of vets, vividly depicts combat action
Intellectuals
Intellectuals
Paperback      ISBN: 0060916575
The lives of leading intellectuals--including Rousseau, Shelley, Karl Marx, James Baldwin, and others--are explored in light of the "heartlessness of ideas" that the author finds endemic to much of intellecturalism
Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
Paperback      ISBN: 0060801328
Examines the life, character, and career of Andrew Jackson evaluating his military, political, and diplomatic abilities
Bad Blood: The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment
Bad Blood
The Tuskegee Syphilis Experiment
Paperback      ISBN: 0029166764
An account of the experiment conducted by the U.S. Public Health Service describes how medical treatment was withheld from Black sharecroppers infected with syphilis
The Colonel's Lady on the Western Frontier: The Correspondence of Alice Kirk Grierson
The Colonel's Lady on the Western Frontier
The Correspondence of Alice Kirk Grierson
Paperback      ISBN: 0803279299
Collects the letters of the wife of Civil War major general Benjamin H. Grierson, describing daily life and hardships at frontier posts like Fort Riley, Fort Concho, Fort Davis, and Fort Grant
Journal I: 1945-1955
Journal I
1945-1955
Hardcover      ISBN: 0226204162
Recounts the first ten years of the religious historian's life in Paris after leaving Romania following his first wife's death and the Soviet takeover of his homeland
The History of the Franks
The History of the Franks
Paperback      ISBN: 0140442952
Describes the history of France after the collapse of Roman control of Western Europe in the sixth century.