World History, General
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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.
Eisenhower: Soldier and President
Eisenhower
Soldier and President
Paperback      ISBN: 0671747584
Traces Eisenhower's rise to prominence and power in the military and in his political career
The Road from Coorain
The Road from Coorain
Paperback      ISBN: 0679724362
A woman of intellect and ambition describes growing up on an Australian ranch, coping with her father's death and her mother's depression, her intellectual awakening at the university, and her path to becoming Smith College's first woman president
Anarchism, and Other Essays
Anarchism, and Other Essays
Paperback      ISBN: 0486224848
Powerful, penetrating, prophetic essays on direct action, role of minorities, prison reform, puritan hypocrisy, violence, etc.
Pegasus Bridge
Pegasus Bridge
Paperback      ISBN: 0671671561
Recounts the initial airborne mission that paved the way for the Normandy landings, detailing the mission's preparations, hand-to-hand fighting, heroics, and importance
The Diary of a Napoleonic Foot Soldier
The Diary of a Napoleonic Foot Soldier
Paperback      ISBN: 0140165592
The only known memoir of the Napoleonic Wars written by a common foot soldier relates the hardships of campaigns against Prussia and Poland and the disaster of the Russian campaign of 1812
Zimmermann Telegram
Zimmermann Telegram
Paperback      ISBN: 0345324250
Documents the incidents surrounding a German diplomat's bid for international power that led to America's entry into World War I
Distant Mirror: The Calamitous Fourteenth Century
Distant Mirror
The Calamitous Fourteenth Century
Paperback      ISBN: 0345349571
The prize-winning historian traces the major currents of the fourteenth century, revealing the century's great historical rhythms and events and the texture of daily life at all levels of European society
Joan of Arc: By Herself and Her Witnesses
Joan of Arc
By Herself and Her Witnesses
Paperback      ISBN: 0812812603
One feels closer to Joan in these pages than in any modern biographies.--Saturday Review
March of Folly: From Troy to Vietnam
March of Folly
From Troy to Vietnam
Paperback      ISBN: 0345308239
Examines the irrationalities of governments through analysis of four crises of history--the fall of Troy, the Renaissance popes' provocation of the Protestant Reformation, Britain's loss of the American colonies, and America's involvement in Vietnam