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The Gate of Heavenly Peace: The Chinese and Their Revolution 1895-1980
The Gate of Heavenly Peace
The Chinese and Their Revolution 1895-1980
Paperback      ISBN: 0140062793
Chronicles the history of the Chinese Revolution, focusing on the people and events of modern Chinese history, the writings of modern Chinese authors, the issues facing the People's Republic, and more
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
The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers: Economic Change and Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000
The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers
Economic Change and Military Conflict from 1500 to 2000
Paperback      ISBN: 0679720197
Surveys global politics over the past five hundred years and discusses current problems facing the major powers
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
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
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
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
Andrew Jackson
Andrew Jackson
Paperback      ISBN: 0060801328
Examines the life, character, and career of Andrew Jackson evaluating his military, political, and diplomatic abilities
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
My Folks Don't Want Me to Talk About Slavery
My Folks Don't Want Me to Talk About Slavery
Paperback      ISBN: 0895870398
Individuals discuss their experiences as slaves in North Carolina