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Churchill/a Major New Assessment of His Life in Peace and War
Churchill/a Major New Assessment of His Life in Peace and War
Hardcover      ISBN: 0393034097
A look at the life and accomplishments of the former prime minister presents essays by twenty-nine renowned contributors that examine all phases of Churchill's life--from his youth in the aristocracy to his career in Parliament.
From Puritanism to Postmodernism: A History of American Literature
From Puritanism to Postmodernism
A History of American Literature
Paperback      ISBN: 0140144358
A survey of American literature analyzes its social and historical contexts, assessing American literature in terms of both its European roots and its uniquely American institutions and attitudes
Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream
Lyndon Johnson and the American Dream
Paperback      ISBN: 0312060270
Explores the thirty-sixth President's background, his personal outlook and behavior, his political career, and the political system that fostered his rise
Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph
Seven Pillars of Wisdom
A Triumph
Paperback      ISBN: 0385418957
The classic account of the Arab tribes' guerrilla warfare against Turkish forces during World War II and of Lawrence's part in and reflections on that warfare
Centuries of Childhood: A Social History of Family Life
Centuries of Childhood
A Social History of Family Life
Paperback      ISBN: 0394702867
The modern concept of family life is traced through the paintings and diaries of the last four centuries
The Age of Empire 1875-1914
The Age of Empire 1875-1914
Paperback      ISBN: 0679721754
Looks at the forces shaping the world during the forty years prior to World War I, and explains why the British Empire declined
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 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
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