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To End a War: The Conflict in Yugoslavia--America's Inside Story--Negotiating with Milosevic (Modern Library Paperbacks)

Amazon.com Review Between 1991 and 1995 over a quarter million people died during the conflict in the Balkan states. Meanwhile, the rest of Europe did not understand--or chose not to understand-- [...]

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Queen Victoria an Illustrated Biography

An abridged, illustrated version of Benson's book, which was first published in 1935, reprinted on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of Queen Victoria's ascension to the throne. Read more [...]

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Grrreat Scottish Dogs

About the Author Alison Mary Fitt lives in Dundee. For many years she worked for DC Thomson, where she first met cartoonist and illustrator Bob Dewar. More recently Alison's poetry has appeared i [...]

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Becoming a Woman: A Biography of Christine Jorgensen (Sexual Minorities in Historical Context)

From Booklist The most famous transsexual before the term came into use, Christine Jorgensen caused a sensation in the 1950s when newspapers headlined her as the 'Sex-Change Freak.' She would now [...]

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In Person: The Prince and the Princess of Wales

Produced with the cooperation of their Royal Heinesses, the Prince and Princess of Wales. Full of photos of Princess Diana and young Prince William as a little child. Read more [...]

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The Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal: The Mortimer-Percy Volume

The present volume treats the descendants of Lady Elizabeth Mortimer, wife first of Henry, Lord Percy, K.G., called "Hotspur," and secondly, of Thomas, Lord Camoys, K.G. The plan followed is identical with that [...]

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I Love the Tudors: 400 Fantastic Facts Inside (I Love... 400 Fantastic Facts)

About the Author Mickey Mayhew is a writer and researcher from London. He has a PHD in Tudor history, and his previous books include The Little Book of Mary Queen of Scots. [...]

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A Horrid History of Christmas

About the Author Nicola Sly?teaches criminology and is the author of?more than 20?true crime titles, including Murder by Poison. Read more [...]

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The Gardens of the British Working Class

Review ??in this wonderfully rich study, Margaret Willes reveals the forgotten history of Britain?s working-class horticulturalists??PD Smith, the Guardian.? (P.D. Smith The Guardian 2015-06-27) [...]

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Hvidore - A Royal Retreat

A beautiful book about the home in exile in which Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna lived in Denmark. Beautifully illustrated! Read more [...]

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Women in the World of the Earliest Christians: Illuminating Ancient Ways of Life

From the Back Cover Many preconceptions exist about the role of women in the Greco-Roman and Jewish worlds at the time of Jesus. By taking us through the world of women at that time, Cohick offers a solid glimpse of firs [...]

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Schindler's Legacy: True Stories of the List Survivors

About the Author Thomas Keneally has won international acclaim for his novels Schindler's Ark, Confederates, Gossip from the Forest, Playmaker, Woman of the Inner Sea, and A River Town. He is mos [...]

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Being Human in a Buddhist World: An Intellectual History of Medicine in Early Modern Tibet

Review An amazing book and a stellar contribution to Columbia University Press's growing catalog of Tibetan and Tibetan Buddhist studies, for it will be the key book on medicine and religion in T [...]

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No Common Place: The Holocaust Testimony of Alina Bacall-Zwirn

Review 'Achingly honest and sensitively narrated, No Common Place is no common memoir. Weaving together testimony, dialogue, letters, and documents, it moves with grace between the past and the p [...]

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Los 7 Borgia (Spanish Edition)

About the Author Ana Martos (Espana). Read more [...]

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Nehemiah: Statesman and Sage

About the Author Dov S. Zakheim was Under Secretary of Defense (2001 2004) and Deputy Under Secretary of Defense (1985 1987) of the United States. He holds a BA from Columbia University and a D.Phil. from St. Antonys Col [...]

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Beautiful Loot: The Soviet Plunder of Europe's Art Treasures

From Publishers Weekly Art historians based in Moscow, Akinsha and Kozlov spent eight years working in Russian and German archives, tracking down the fate of a vast hoard of cultural valuables lo [...]

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With Christ In the Voting Booth

About the Author David Shedlock graduated from Central Bible College in Springfield, Missouri and received his Master s Degree in English as a Second Language from Minnesota State University (Mankato). He is a leading co [...]

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Francis of Assisi: A Model for Human Liberation

Review One of the most comprehensive and readable biographies or St Francis...Boffs work shows how Francis vision addresses the nearly identical issues of today with uncanny foresight. --Sojourners [...]

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Saints Behaving Badly: The Cutthroats, Crooks, Trollops, Con Men, and Devil-Worshippers Who Became Saints

From Publishers Weekly The stories Catholics often hear about the saints can give the impression these people emerged from the womb with halos. Craughwell, a well-respected Catholic diocesan newspaper columnist, provides [...]

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