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Crossfire: The Plot That Killed Kennedy
Crossfire
The Plot That Killed Kennedy
Paperback      ISBN: 0881846481
Purports to uncover new evidence proving the conspiracy theory about the late President's assassination, tying the FBI, the CIA, the Mafia, the Cubans, the United States military, and others to the killing
The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future
The Chalice and the Blade
Our History, Our Future
Paperback      ISBN: 0062502891
Argues that there was a prehistoric shift in human society to patriarchy and at present society is beginning to shift away from patriarchy
The Long Walk
The Long Walk
Paperback      ISBN: 1558216847
Describes the four-thousand-mile journey across the Gobi Desert and the Himalayas of seven men who escaped from a Siberian prison camp
Berlin Diaries, 1940-1945
Berlin Diaries, 1940-1945
Paperback      ISBN: 0394757777
A personal account of the Second World War by a White Russian princess who lived in Berlin and Vienna with insights into the ever-harsher conditions of civilian life and the ethical dilemma of upper-class anti-Nazis
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
African Diary: The Day-By-Day Account of an Incredible Adventure
African Diary
The Day-By-Day Account of an Incredible Adventure
Hardcover      ISBN: 0937552313
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
The Creators/a History of Heroes of the Imagination
The Creators/a History of Heroes of the Imagination
Paperback      ISBN: 0679743758
Chronicles the history of the arts and includes biographies of important figures ranging from Homer to Stravinsky incorporated into a mosaic of creativity that spans three thousand years
English Society in the Eighteenth Century
English Society in the Eighteenth Century
Paperback      ISBN: 0140138196
A portrait of 18th century England, from its princes to its paupers, from its metropolis to its smallest hamlet. The topics covered include - diet, housing, prisons, rural festivals, bordellos, plays, paintings, and work and wages.
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.