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    The Corpus Hermeticum

    Hermes Trismegistus
    (9539095)

    The Corpus Hermeticum are Egyptian-Greek wisdom texts from which are mostly presented as dialogues in which a teacher enlightens a disciple. The texts form the basis of Hermeticism. They discuss the divine, the cosmos, mind, and nature. Some touch...

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    A Cloister on Trial - Religious Culture and...

    Gabriella Erdélyi
    (9487119)

    In 1517, the usually tranquil friary in the Hungarian town of Körmend found itself at the centre of controversy when its Augustinian friars, charged with drunkenness, sexual abuses and liturgical negligence, were driven out and replaced with...

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    Opening Skinner'apos;s Box - Great...

    Slater,Lauren
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    A brilliant account of the twentieth century'apos;s key psychological experiments, by the author of Prozac Diary

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    Power to the People - The World of the Black...

    Bobby Seale
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    In words and photographs, Power to the People is the story of the controversial Black Panther Party, founded 50 years ago in 1966 by Bobby Seale and Huey P. Newton.   The words are Seale’s, with contributions by other former party members; the...

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    The Middle Ages without Feudalism - Essays in...

    Reynolds,Susan
    (10112112)

    This volume brings together articles (including two hitherto unpublished pieces) that Susan Reynolds has written since the publication of her Fiefs and Vassals (1994). There she argued that the concepts of the fief and of vassalage, as generally...

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    Heinz Guderian

    Battistelli,Pier Paolo
    (10130715)

    This book gives a focused, military biography of Heinz Guderian, perhaps the most highly respected tank commander of World War II. Guderian was a typical product of the Prussian military elite; the son of a general in the army, there was little doubt...

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    Israel'apos;s Lightning Strike - The raid on...

    Dunstan,Simon
    (10130684)

    The Israeli Special Forces' operation at Entebbe goes down in history as one of the most audacious counter-terrorist assaults ever conducted. On 27 June 1976, four terrorists - two of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and two of the...

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    The Barrett Rifle - Sniping and anti-materiel...

    McNab,Chris
    (10129845)

    The Barrett M82A1 and its derivatives are among the most successful sniping rifles ever manufactured. Now entering its fourth decade of service, the short-recoil, semi-automatic system is capable of firing a devastating .50-caliber round with lethal...

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    The Boulton Paul Defiant - Day and Night...

    Listemann,Phil H.
    (10121480)

    Turret equipped fighters became operational with the Royal Air Force during WW2 as the result of the British Government’s ongoing concern about German aerial attacks on the United Kingdom during World War One. The possibility of enemy bombers, and...

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    The Debasement of Human Rights - How Politics...

    Rhodes,Aaron
    (10125289)

    The idea of human rights began as a call for individual freedom from tyranny, yet today it is exploited to rationalize oppression and promote collectivism. How did this happen? Aaron Rhodes, recognized as 'quot;one of the leading human rights...

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    The Bonanza Trail - Ghost Towns and Mining...

    Wolle,Muriel Sibell
    (10129560)

    Searching for gold in the American West was not for the faint of heart. To reach the fabled gold fields of California, prospectors penetrated the boundless high Sierras and the Rockies and crossed the desert wastes of Arizona, Utah, and Nevada. Waves...

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    A Teacher's Guide to Founding Mothers

    Roberts,Cokie; Amy Jurskis
    (8535549)

    For teachersWe know that the Common Core State Standards are encouraging you to reevaluate the books that you assign to your students. To help you decide which books are right for your classroom, each free ebook in this series contains a Common...

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    Allied Jet Killers of World War 2

    Thomas,Andrew
    (10108824)

    Allied fighter pilots began encountering German jets - principally the outstanding Me 262 fighter - from the autumn of 1944. Stunned by the aircraft'apos;s speed and rate of climb, it took USAAF and RAF units time to work out how to combat this...

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    A Short History of Western Ideology - A...

    Rolf Petri
    (10108865)

    We are arguably living in a'apos;postideological'apos; era. However, when we tune into the TV news we can hear political leaders talk about 'apos;advanced'apos; societies, geopolitical experts suggest 'apos;humanitarian'apos; interventions, and sober...

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    Battle of the Bulge 1944 (2) - Bastogne

    Zaloga,Steven J.
    (10131582)

    The Ardennes offensive in December 1944, known to history as the 'Battle of the Bulge†?, was the decisive campaign of the war in North-West Europe. When the attack in the north by 6th Panzer Army failed, Hitler switched the focus of the offensive to...

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    We March Against England - Operation Sea Lion...

    Forczyk,Robert
    (10129624)

    In May 1940 Nazi Germany was master of continental Europe, the only European power still standing was Great Britain - and the all-conquering German armed forces stood poised to cross the Channel. Following the destruction of the RAF fighter forces,...

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    Reproducing Reality - 6% Epitaph

    Marsha Stewart
    (10120868)

    Self-Preservation is the first Law of Nature and a major threat of protection to self and family. Self-preservation changed history when this country was founded. Western scientists systematically favor European genes for reproduction and replacement...

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    Scapa Flow - The defences of Britain'apos;s...

    Konstam,Angus
    (10130658)

    A strategically important natural harbor in the Orkney Islands, Scapa Flow served as Britain's main fleet anchorage during World Wars I and II. In 1914 and again in 1939, the British began building a comprehensive defensive network by fortifying the...

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    China'apos;s Soft Power Diplomacy in South...

    Jain,B. M.
    (9741244)

    This book examines the Chinese version of soft power and explores its myriad implications for India and all of South Asia. It traces the origin of China’s engagement with South Asian states from historical, political, economic, and security...

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    New York 1776 - The Continentals'apos; first...

    Smith,David
    (10131659)

    General Sir William Howe's New York campaign gave the British their best chance of destroying the Continental Army and George Washington's resistance to colonial power. Howe succeeded in dividing the Continentals, defeated them on Long Island and...

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    Augustan Rome

    Andrew Wallace-Hadrill
    (10108974)

    A concise introduction to Rome in the age of Augustus.

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    Pages from the Past - Medieval Writing Skills...

    Parkes,M.B.
    (10112017)

    In the present collection of articles by Malcolm Parkes two overarching concerns emerge: the palaeography of manuscript books in relation to what Parkes has previously called the 'grammar of legibility'; and the importance of considering the...

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    The Falklands 1982 - Ground operations in the...

    Fremont-Barnes,Gregory
    (10131519)

    On 3 April 1982 British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher announced that Argentine armed forces had landed on British sovereign territory; had captured the men of Royal Marine detachment NP8901; had run up the Argentine flag; and had declared the...

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    German Battleships 1939-45

    Williamson,Gordon
    (10130397)

    In this, the first of a five volume series covering the capital ships of the German Navy of World War II, Gordon Williamson examines the design, development and operational use of the battleships used by the Kriegsmarine. The 'Schlesien' and...

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    Germany'apos;s Eastern Front Allies (2) -...

    Jurado,Carlos Caballero
    (10130763)

    The Baltic nations Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania enjoyed a brief independence between the World Wars before being annexed by the USSR in 1940. The grim experience of Soviet occupation made it inevitable that after the German invasion of Russia in...

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    Nuclear Security - The Problems and the Road...

    Shultz,George
    (10082094)

    Concern about the threat posed by nuclear weapons has preoccupied the United States and presidents of the United States since the beginning of the nuclear era. Nuclear Security draws from papers presented at the 2013 meeting of the American Nuclear...

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    Modelling the Messerschmitt Bf 109B/C/D/E

    Green,Brett
    (10131620)

    The Messerschmitt Bf 109 was the most prominent German fighter type of World War II - over 35,000 were built and it served in many different variants and roles throughout the course of the war. It was the true workhorse of the German Luftwaffe...

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    A Cold War In The Soviet Bloc - Polish-east...

    Anderson,Sheldon
    (10125158)

    In A Cold War in the Soviet Bloc, Sheldon Anderson uses recently declassified documents from Polish and East German communist party and foreign ministry archives to examine the interplay of national interests with the exigencies of communist party...

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    Vladimir Burtsev and the Struggle for a Free...

    Henderson,Robert
    (10108992)

    Vladimir Burtsev and the Struggle for a Free Russia examines the life of the journalist, historian and revolutionary, Vladimir Burtsev. The book analyses his struggle to help liberate the Russian people from tsarist oppression in the latter half of...

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    German Machine Guns of World War I - MG 08...

    Bull,Stephen
    (10130303)

    World War I's defining weapon for many, Germany's MG 08 machine gun won a formidable reputation on battlefields from Tannenberg to the Somme. Although it was a lethally effective weapon when used from static positions, the MG 08 was far too heavy to...

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    F-15C Eagle vs MiG-23/25 - Iraq 1991

    Dildy,Doug
    (10130194)

    Designed following the relatively poor performance of America'apos;s multi-role fighters during the Vietnam War, the F-15 Eagle was conceived as a dedicated air superiority fighter. But, having trained for 15 years in the Eagle it wasn'apos;t Eastern...

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    Tiger Tank

    Cowper,Marcus
    (10130306)

    The most famous tank of World War II, the Tiger was a monster of a machine that dominated the battlefields of Europe and beyond. Originally conceived in response to the German Army'apos;s experience fighting British tanks in western Europe and North...

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    SEALs - The US Navy'apos;s Elite Fighting...

    Bahmanyar,Mir
    (10131809)

    Since their creation in 1983, the US Navy SEALs have been involved in unconventional warfare around the globe, undertaking crucial and clandestine missions. These have included traditional underwater missions such as in Panama in 1989, the taking...

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    Jagdgeschwader 1'apos;Oesau'apos; Aces...

    Forsyth,Robert
    (10108823)

    Formed shortly after the outbreak of World War 2, and equipped with Messerschmitt Bf 109Es,Jagdgeschwader 1 was initially tasked to defend the regional North Sea and Baltic coastal areas and Germany'apos;s main port cities and naval bases. The...

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    The British Industrial Revolution - An...

    Mokyr,Joel
    (10110446)

    The Industrial Revolution remains a defining moment in the economic history of the modern world. But what kind and how much of a revolution was it? And what kind of ?moment? could it have been? These are just some of the larger questions among the...

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    Made In Hawai'apos;i

    Doug W. Glenning
    (10121332)

    What started out as a fashion obsession turned into a long, hard look into the history and culture behind one of the most recognizable garments in history, one garment, shaped into an icon by the Hawaiian people and their amazing way of life.

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    The Cavalry Lance

    Henry Yallop
    (10108821)

    The development of cavalry firearms and the widespread disappearance of armour from the European battlefield saw a decline in the use of the cavalry lance in early modern warfare. However, by 1800 the lance, much changed from its medieval...

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    The Early Republic and Antebellum America

    Christopher G. Bates
    (10132475)

    First Published in 2015. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.

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    The Travels of Ibn Battuta, AD 1325-1354 -...

    C.F. Beckingham
    (10132291)

    This volume completes the translation of Ibn Battuta's narrative. Volume III ended with Ibn Battuta's appointment by the Sultan of Delhi to accompany an embassy to China. In Volume IV he describes his journey to the coast where he embarked near...

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    Kill Hitler - Operation Valkyrie 1944

    Short,Neil
    (10130603)

    Although far from a typical raid, the 20 July Plot - Operation Valkyrie - was still a daring and audacious attack undertaken by a small, very brave, group of individuals, determined to kill Hitler. Hitler was badly shaken by the blast and, despite...

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    Kill Rommel! - Operation Flipper 1941

    Mortimer,Gavin
    (10130156)

    In November 1941, a small party of British Commandos landed by submarine in Libya, tasked with the assassination of General Erwin Rommel, commander of the German forces in North Africa, who was believed to be staying in a villa near the coast. Three...

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    Windjammer

    Paul W Simpson
    (10123456)

    The Loch Sloy was built for Aitken, Lilburn & Co of Glasgow. She sailed between Britain and Australia for more than twenty years. In that time she established a reputation as a crack wool clipper. Windjammer, the story of the clipper ship Loch Sloy...

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    Introduction to the Bible

    Christine Hayes
    (9450976)

    This book examines the small library of 24 books common to all Jewish and Christian Bibles—books that preserve the efforts of diverse writers over a span of many centuries to make sense of their personal experiences and those of their people,...

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    Vladimir Burtsev and the Struggle for a Free...

    Henderson,Robert
    (10108991)

    Vladimir Burtsev and the Struggle for a Free Russia examines the life of the journalist, historian and revolutionary, Vladimir Burtsev. The book analyses his struggle to help liberate the Russian people from tsarist oppression in the latter half of...

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