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Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World (Politics of Place)
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mpn: 42556516, ean: 9781501121463, isbn: 9781501121463,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
In the bestselling tradition of Why Nations Fail and The Revenge of Geography, an award-winning journalist uses ten maps of crucial regions to explain the geo-political strategies of the world powers.All leaders of nations are constrained by geograph...
The Battle for Las Vegas: The Law vs. The Mob
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ean: 9780929712376, isbn: 0929712374,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 11 reviews
From the 1970s through the mid-1980s, the Chicago Outfit dominated organized crime in Las Vegas. Unreported revenue, known as the "skim," from Outfit-controlled casinos made its way out of Vegas by the bagful, ending up in the coffers of the Windy Ci...
AP® World History All Access Book + Online + Mobile (Advanced Placement (AP) All Access)
By Research & Education Association
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mpn: black & white illustrations, black & whi, ean: 9780738610252, isbn: 9780738610252,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 30 reviews
All Access for the AP® World History ExamBook + Web + Mobile Everything you need to prepare for the Advanced Placement® exam, in a study system built around you!There are many different ways to prepare for an Advanced Placement® exam. What’s bes...
Lies My Teacher Told Me: Everything Your American History Textbook Got Wrong
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ean: 9781565841000, isbn: 156584100X,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 38 reviews
A tenth-anniversary commemorative edition of the award-winning history of America begins with pre-Columbian history and covers a diverse range of events, from the Reconstruction and the life of Helen Keller to the first Thanksgiving and the Mai Lai m...
Barbarossa Derailed. Volume 4: Atlas
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mpn: 120 colour maps, ean: 9781909982833, isbn: 9781909982833,
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At dawn on 10 July 1941, massed tanks and motorized infantry of German Army Group Center's Second and Third Panzer Groups crossed the Dnepr and Western Dvina Rivers, beginning what Adolf Hitler, the Fuhrer of Germany's Third Reich, and most German of...
Money Rock: A Family’s Story of Cocaine, Race, and Ambition in the New South
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ean: 9781620973271, isbn: 1620973278,
4.5 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
This book would pair well with Richard Rothstein’s The Color of Law. . . . Incisive. . . . Highly recommended.”Library Journal (starred review)Kelley could have written a fine book about Charlotte’s drug trade in the ’80s and ’90s, fi...
Friday Night Lights, 25th Anniversary Edition: A Town, a Team, and a Dream
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mpn: 9780306824210, ean: 9780306824210, isbn: 0306824213,
4.4 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
With a new afterword by the authorReturn once again to the timeless account of the Permian Panthers of Odessa--the winningest high-school football team in Texas history. Odessa is not known to be a town big on dreams, but the Panthers help keep the h...
Smoketown: The Untold Story of the Other Great Black Renaissance
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ean: 9781501122392, isbn: 1501122398,
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“Smoketown brilliantly offers us a chance to see this other black renaissance and spend time with the many luminaries who sparked it…It’s thanks to such a gifted storyteller as Whitaker that this forgotten chapter of American history can finall...
How to Be a Victorian: A Dawn-to-Dusk Guide to Victorian Life
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mpn: 131 illustrations, 8 pages of color, ean: 9781631491139, isbn: 163149113X,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
A “revelatory” (Wall Street Journal) romp through the intimate details of Victorian life, by an historian who has cheerfully endured them all. Lauded by critics, How to Be a Victorian is an enchanting manual for the insatiably curious, the “the...
World History: From the Ancient World to the Information Age
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ean: 9781465462404, isbn: 9781465462404,
4.7 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Discover the events that have shaped our world, from the dawn of prehistoric civilization to the digital age, brought to life with contemporary photographs, maps, paintings, and artifacts that place each event in a wider social and historical context...
Archaeology: Theories, Methods, and Practice (Seventh Edition)
mpn: 23073345, ean: 9780500292105, isbn: 0500292108,
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The best-selling archaeology textbook in the world, revised and updated, and now in its seventh edition Since its first edition, Renfrew and Bahn’s Archaeology: Theories, Methods, and Practice has been the leading academic source on what archaeolog...
The English and Their History
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ean: 9781101873366, isbn: 1101873361,
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Named a Book of the Year by the Daily Telegraph, Times Literary Supplement, The Times, Spectator, and The EconomistThe English first materialized as an idea, before they had a common ruler and before the country they lived in even had a name. From th...
Revolution: The History of England from the Battle of the Boyne to the Battle of Waterloo
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ean: 9781250003645, isbn: 1250003644,
4.1 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
The fourth volume of Peter Ackroyd's enthralling History of England, beginning in 1688 with a revolution and ending in 1815 with a famous victory.In Revolution, Peter Ackroyd takes readers from William of Orange's accession following the Glorious Rev...
Chicano Movement For Beginners
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ean: 9781939994646, isbn: 9781939994646,
4.0 out of 5 stars with 22 reviews
As the heyday of the Chicano Movement of the late 1960s to early 70s fades further into history and as more and more of its important figures pass on, so too does knowledge of its significance. Thus, Chicano Movement For Beginners is an important att...
1947: Where Now Begins
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ean: 9781590518960, isbn: 9781590518960,
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“One of the best books, certainly the best nonfiction book, that I've read recently.” —Nancy Pearl on NPR’s Morning Edition “An extraordinary achievement.” —New York Times Book ReviewAn award-winning writer captures a year that def...
The Story of America: Essays on Origins
By Princeton University Press
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mpn: 9780691159591, ean: 9780691159591, isbn: 0691159599,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
In The Story of America, Harvard historian and New Yorker staff writer Jill Lepore investigates American origin stories--from John Smith's account of the founding of Jamestown in 1607 to Barack Obama's 2009 inaugural address--to show how American dem...
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