World History, General
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The Good Old Days--They Were Terrible!
The Good Old Days--They Were Terrible!
Paperback      ISBN: 0394709411
Looks at the crime, pollution, disease and general human misery prevailing in the much romanticized years of the late nineteenth century
The Wives of Henry VIII
The Wives of Henry VIII
Paperback      ISBN: 067973001x
The author of The Warrior Queens presents a multiple biography of the six unfortunate wives of Henry VIII--from Catherine of Aragon, a woman of learning and dignity, to religious reformer Catherine Parr. Reprint. 75,000 first printing.
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
Chief Left Hand: Southern Arapaho
Chief Left Hand
Southern Arapaho
Paperback      ISBN: 0806120304
Recounts the life of the Arapaho chief, diplomat, and linguist, describes the experiences of his tribe during the nineteenth century, and clears up misconceptions about the Sand Creek massacre
The Great Cat Massacre: And Other Episodes in French Cultural History
The Great Cat Massacre
And Other Episodes in French Cultural History
Paperback      ISBN: 0394729277
Examines the history and culture of eighteenth-century France as it provides a view of the people of the cities, towns, and countryside during the Age of Enlightenment
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.
Paperback      ISBN: 0679721037
The classic tale of the day the first atom bomb was dropped offers a haunting evocation of the memories of survivors and an appeal to the conscience of humanity
Before Freedom, When I Just Can Remember: Twenty-Seven Oral Histories of Former South Carolina Slaves
Before Freedom, When I Just Can Remember
Twenty-Seven Oral Histories of Former South Carolina Slaves
Paperback      ISBN: 089587069x
Shares personal accounts of what it was like to live under slavery
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo: A Legacy of Conflict
The Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
A Legacy of Conflict
Paperback      ISBN: 0806124784
Signed in 1848, the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo ended the war between the United States and Mexico and gave a large portion of Mexico’s northern territories to the United States. The language of the treaty was designed to deal fairly with the people who became residents of the United States by default. However, as Richard Griswold del Castillo points out, articles calling for equality and protection of civil and property rights were either ignored or interpreted to favor those involved in the westward expansion of the United States rather than the Mexicans and Indians living in the conquered territories.
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