Empire City: New York Through the Centuries

Empire City: New York Through the Centuries

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ISBN Code : 9780231109086
Book Author : Kenneth T. Jackson
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Total Pages : 268

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As perhaps never before in its extraordinary history, New York has captured the American imagination. This major anthology brings together not only the best literary writing about New York--from O. Henry, Theodore Dreiser, F. Scott Fitzgerald, John Steinbeck, Paul Auster, and James Baldwin, among many others--but also the most revealing essays by politicians, philosophers,

The No-Nonsense Guide to World History(No-Nonsense Guides)

The No-Nonsense Guide to World History(No-Nonsense Guides)

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ISBN Code : 9781926662497
Book Author : Chris Brazier
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Total Pages : 449

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Most peoples knowledge of world history is hazy and incomplete at best. This updated No-Nonsense Guide gives a full picture, revealing the hidden histories and communities left out of conventional history books--from the civilizations of Africa, Asia, and Latin America to the history of women. The new final chapter includes material on the financial crisis and the world r

Blackhawk Down

Blackhawk Down

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Book Author : Mark Bowden
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Total Pages : 268

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Already winning acclaim as one of the best accounts of combat ever written, Black Hawk Down is a minute-by-minute, heart-stopping account of the 1993 raid on Mogadishu, Somalia. Late in the afternoon of Sunday, October 3 1993, 140 elite US Soldiers abseiled from helicopters into a teeming market neighbourhood in the heart of the city. Their mission was to abduct two top li

Wall Street and FDR

Wall Street and FDR

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ISBN Code : 9780870003288
Book Author : Antony C. Sutton
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Total Pages : 345

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Franklin D. Roosevelt is frequently described as one of the greatest presidents in American history, remembered for his leadership during the Great Depression and Second World War. Antony Sutton challenges this received wisdom, presenting a controversial but convincing analysis. Based on an extensive study of original documents, he concludes that: * FDR was an elitist who

The Forgotten Man: a New History of the Great Depression

The Forgotten Man: a New History of the Great Depression

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Book Author : Amity Shlaes
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Total Pages : 370

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In The Forgotten Man, Amity Shlaes, one of the nations most-respected economic commentators, offers a striking reinterpretation of the Great Depression. She traces the mounting agony of the New Dealers and the moving stories of individual citizens who through their brave perseverance helped establish the steadfast character we recognize as American today.

Righteous Discontent: The Womens Movement in the Black Baptist Church, 1880-1920

Righteous Discontent: The Womens Movement in the Black Baptist Church, 1880-1920

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ISBN Code : 9780674769786
Book Author : Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham
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Total Pages : 361

Righteous Discontent: The Womens Movement in the Black Baptist Church, 1880-1920 Book Detail/ Review :

Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham gives us our first full account of the crucial role of black women in making the church a powerful institution for social and political change in the black community. Focusing on the National Baptist Convention, the largest religious movement among black Americans, Higginbotham shows us how women were largely responsible for making the church a f

At the End of an Age

At the End of an Age

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ISBN Code : 9780300101614
Book Author : John Lukacs
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Total Pages : 581

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At the End of an Age is a deeply informed and rewarding reflection on the nature of historical and scientific knowledge. Of extraordinary philosophical, religious, and historical scope, it is the product of a great historian�s lifetime of thought on the subject of his discipline and the human condition. While running counter to most of the accepted ideas and doctrines of o

The Bear: History of a Fallen King

The Bear: History of a Fallen King

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ISBN Code : 9780674047822
Book Author : Michel Pastoureau
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Total Pages : 478

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The oldest discovered statue, fashioned some fifteen to twenty thousand years ago, is of a bear. This title considers how this once venerated creature was deposed by the advent of Christianity and continued to sink lower in the symbolic bestiary before rising again in Pyrrhic triumph as a popular toy.

Before the Revolution: Americas Ancient Pasts

Before the Revolution: Americas Ancient Pasts

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ISBN Code : 9780674055803
Book Author : Daniel K. Richter
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Total Pages : 326

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America began, we are often told, with the Founding Fathers, the men who waged a revolution and created a unique place called the United States. We may acknowledge the early Jamestown and Puritan colonists and mourn the dispossession of Native Americans, but we rarely grapple with the complexity of the nations pre-revolutionary past. In this pathbreaking revision, Daniel

Athens, Its Rise and Fall; With Views of the Literature, Philosophy, and Social Life of the Athenian People. by Edward Lytton Bulwer. Vol. 1.: 1

Athens, Its Rise and Fall; With Views of the Literature, Philosophy, and Social Life of the Athenian People. by Edward Lytton Bulwer. Vol. 1.: 1

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Book Author : Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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Total Pages : 312

Athens, Its Rise and Fall; With Views of the Literature, Philosophy, and Social Life of the Athenian People. by Edward Lytton Bulwer. Vol. 1.: 1 Book Detail/ Review :

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

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