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    The Corpus Hermeticum

    Hermes Trismegistus
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    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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    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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    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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    Operation Market-Garden 1944 (3) - The...

    Ford,Ken
    (10129675)

    Field Marshal Montgomery'apos;s plan to get Second British Army behind the fortifications of the German Siegfried Line in 1944 led to the hugely ambitions Operation Market-Garden. Part of this plan called for a rapid advance from Belgium through...

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

    Dunstan,Simon
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    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 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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    Heinz Guderian

    Battistelli,Pier Paolo
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    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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    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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    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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    The Russian Army of the Napoleonic Wars (1) -...

    Haythornthwaite,Philip
    (10130373)

    In 1795 the Russian army was as vast as the territory from which it was drawn. The College of War calculated that the regular army amounted to 541,741 men, plus 46,601 enrolled cossacks, and at least a further 100,000 irregular cavalry which could be...

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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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    Crusade of the Left - The Lincoln Battalion...

    Robert Rosenstone
    (10121264)

    Between 1936 and 1938, some 3,000 young Americans sailed to France and crossed the Pyrenees to take part in the brutal civil war raging in Spain. Virtually all joined the International Brigades, formed under the auspices of the Soviet-led Comintern...

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    The Hermann Göring Division

    Williamson,Gordon
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    Each of Germany's World War II armed services could claim one unit which earned a unique combat reputation, and which consequently was enlarged and developed far beyond the size originally planned. Hermann Göring, commander-in-chief of the air force,...

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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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    Historical Memory and Clerical Activity in...

    Linehan,Peter
    (10112210)

    This fourth Variorum collection of articles by Peter Linehan comprises items largely from the past decade. The studies represent further investigation of themes broached in earlier works, in particular the latest report on the movements of Cardinal...

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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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    Samurai 1550-1600

    Anthony J Bryant
    (10130281)

    This title details the culture, weapons, armour and training of the elite samurai warrior class in the fascinating Age of Battles period (1550-1600). This was a period of vital importance not only because of the political effects of the chaos but...

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    Browning .30-caliber Machine Guns

    Rottman,Gordon L.
    (10130105)

    First adopted in 1917, the rugged and reliable Browning .30-caliber machine gun remained in US service into the Vietnam era, and is still occasionally found in use elsewhere even today. Produced in both water-cooled and air-cooled versions, it has...

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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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    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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    French Soldier in Egypt 1798-1801 - The Army...

    Crowdy,Terry
    (10131564)

    This book concentrates on the dramatic experiences of Napoleon's Army of the Orient in Egypt and the Holy Land. The fighting of the Mamelukes and Turks are covered in depth, detailing desert combat, siege warfare, cavalry skirmishes and the...

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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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    The Prussian Army of the Lower Rhine 1815

    Peter Hofschröer
    (10130786)

    The Prussian Army of the Lower Rhine, led by Blücher in 1815, played a crucial part in the Allied victory at Waterloo, and was involved in intense fighting at Wavre and Ligny. Delving into original sources, including eyewitness accounts and...

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    Humber Light Reconnaissance Car 1941-45

    Doherty,Richard
    (10130636)

    The iconic vehicle of the British Army's Reconnaissance Corps during World War II, the Humber Light Reconnaissance Car (LRC) saw service in several theatres of war between 1941 and 1945. The Humber LRC gave excellent service to the Reconnaissance...

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    Samurai Armour - Volume I: The Japanese...

    Trevor Absolon
    (10130076)

    For beauty, precision and strength, nothing has ever matched the combination of form and function found in the armour of the samurai. For a samurai, the consummate warrior, his suit of armour was so much more than'apos;just'apos; protective equipment...

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    Armies of the War of the Triple Alliance...

    Gabriele Esposito
    (10129945)

    The War of the Triple Alliance is the largest single conflict in the history of South America. Drawing Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay and Paraguay into conflict the war was characterized by extraordinarily high casualty rates, and was to shape the future...

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    Studies on the Melitian Schism in Egypt (AD...

    edited by Peter Van Nuffelen
    (10112184)

    The Melitian schism originated in the context of the Diocletianic persecution. In 306, under dramatic circumstances, Melitius of Lycopolis decided to challenge his superior, the bishop of Alexandria. An attempt at reconciliation proposed by the...

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    F-100 Super Sabre Units of the Vietnam War

    Davies,Peter E.
    (10131708)

    The F-100 Super Sabre may have been superseded by the superior technology of the F-105 Thunderchief and the F-4 Phantom by the Vietnam War it remained in service. The Super Sabre was deployed as an air defence fighter, and was later given nuclear...

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    French Revolutionary Infantry 1789-1802

    Crowdy,Terry
    (10131842)

    The years immediately following the French Revolution of 1789 saw an extraordinary transformation of the French army. From a distrusted instrument of the feudal power of the king and nobility, it became the symbol of liberty and citizenship. The...

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    World War I Battlefield Artillery Tactics

    Clarke,Dale
    (10130724)

    As the First World War bogged down across Europe resulting in the establishment of trench systems, artillery began to grow in military importance. Never before had the use of artillery been so vital, and to this day the ferocity, duration and...

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    US Navy Ships vs Kamikazes 1944-45

    Stille,Mark
    (10130210)

    The ineffectiveness of conventional air attacks on US Navy surface ships, particularly heavily defended targets like carrier task groups, forced the Japanese to re-evaluate their tactics in late 1944. The solution they arrived at was simple - crash...

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    Bradley vs BMP - Desert Storm 1991

    Guardia, Mike
    (10130287)

    In the mid-1960s, the Soviet Union unveiled the BMP, the first true infantry fighting vehicle. A revolutionary design, the BMP marked a significant departure from the traditional armoured personnel carrier, with a lower silhouette and heavier...

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    The Revenge of the 47 Ronin - Edo 1703

    Turnbull,Stephen
    (10131641)

    When Lord Kira brought about the death of Lord Asano, he made Asano's loyal samurai into ronin - masterless warriors. These men secretly plotted their revenge and one snowy winter's night, launched an ambitious raid against their enemy's mansion in...

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    The ANC'apos;s War against Apartheid -...

    Davis,Stephen R.
    (10123165)

    For nearly three decades, Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK), the armed wing of the African National Congress (ANC), waged a violent revolutionary struggle against the apartheid state in South Africa. Stephen Davis works with extensive oral testimonies and the...

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    Neo-Tories

    Bernhard Dietz
    (10123419)

    The danger to British democracy in the interwar period came from a different source to that which has thus far been assumed. It came from a network of radical conservatives who challenged the political system and sought to replace it with an...

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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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    A Fistful of Kung Fu - Hong Kong Movie...

    Sfiligoi,Andrea
    (10131576)

    A Fistful of Kung Fu brings the hyper-kinetic, bullet-spraying, demon-slaying, kung-fu-fighting action of Hong Kong movies and Asian cinema to the wargames tabletop. In a modern world walking a precarious line between the advances of next-generation...

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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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    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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    The Gregorian Mission to Kent in Bede'apos;s...

    Shaw,Richard
    (10112526)

    Historians have long relied on Bede'apos;s Ecclesiastical History for their narrative of early Christian Anglo-Saxon England, but what material lay behind Bede'apos;s own narrative? What were his sources and how reliable were they? How much was based...

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    Ironsides - English Cavalry 1588-1688

    Tincey,John
    (10131536)

    The Ironside is symbolic of the one occasion when the army took an active role in British politics. He represents a unique period when ordinary people displaced the established order to take political control into their own hands. In the nineteenth...

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    Cuban Insurrection 1952-1959

    Bonachea,Ramon L.
    (10121211)

    The Cuban Insurrection is an in-depth study of the first stage of the Cuban Revolution, the years from 1952 to 1959. The volume depicts the origins of the conflict, details the middle years, and ends with Fidel Castro'apos;s victorious arrival In...

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