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    Mein Kampf (James Murphy Translation)

    Hitler,Adolf

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    (9786938)

    Hitler's Mein Kampf combines elements of autobiography with an exposition of his political ideology. Hitler began the book while imprisoned for "political crimes" after his failed government take-over. Though he received many visitors earlier on, he...

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    Idade Média Bárbaros, cristãos e muçulmanos

    Umberto Eco
    (4890265)

    Umberto Eco, com a colaboração dos mais importantes medievalistas de diversas disciplinas, acompanha-nos nesta viagem envolvente e surpreendente através da sociedade, arte, história, literatura, música, filosofia e ciência deste período intenso da...

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    The Complete Folk& Fairy Tales of the...

    Grimm,Wilhelm; Jacob Grimm
    (9454181)

    This is the complete and authoritative edition of the folk and fairy tales of the brothers Grimm, with 212 tales, and including the tale of The Starving Children (which was removed after the 1819 edition).THE FOLK & FAIRY TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM...

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    What Will Be With the Planet, After Nuclear...

    William Gore
    (9454855)

    Presently the nuclear warfare represents the most serious environmental hazard. Simultaneous action of such factors as fall of temperature and illumination, reduction of level of an atmospheric precipitation, the ionizing radiation, increase in level...

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    Common Sense (Wisehouse Classics Edition)

    Thomas Paine
    (9800250)

    COMMON SENSE is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine in 1775-76 that inspired people in the Thirteen Colonies to declare and fight for independence from Great Britain in the summer of 1776. The pamphlet explained the advantages of and the need for...

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    The Coolie Speaks - Chinese Indentured...

    Yun,Lisa
    (2988072)

    The Coolie Speaks focuses on Chinese laborers who worked side by side with African slaves in Cuba and wrote of their experiences of new bondage. Examining these narratives of resistance, the book reconceptualizes diasporic representations and...

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    In Pursuit of Military Excellence - The...

    Shimon Naveh
    (9650919)

    This book offers a scientific interpretation of the field of military knowledge situated between strategy and tactics, better known as operational art', and traces the evolution of operational awareness and its culmination in a full-fledged theory....

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    Understanding Military Doctrine - A...

    Hoiback,Harald
    (4989752)

    This book puts military doctrine into a wider perspective, drawing on military history, philosophy, and political science. Military doctrines are institutional beliefs about what works in war; given the trauma of 9/11 and the ensuing 'apos;War on...

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    Illustrated Manual of Sniper Skills

    Spicer,Mark
    (9468368)

    This heavily illustrated manual provides a timely, in-depth review of the art of sniping in war and anti-terrorist environments. Drawing on a vast, firsthand knowledge of sniper skills, former British Army sniper and sniper instructor Mark Spicer...

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    Maginot Line Gun Turrets - And French gun...

    Donnell, Clayton
    (10108827)

    The Maginot Line was one of the most advanced networks of fortifications in history. Built in the aftermath of World War I, and stretching along the French eastern border from Belgium to Switzerland, it was designed to prevent German troops from ever...

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    Cryptic Concrete - A Subterranean Journey...

    Ian Klinke
    (10105152)

    Cryptic Concrete explores bunkered sites in Cold War Germany in order to understand the inner workings of the Cold War state. A scholarly work that suggests a reassessment of the history of geo- and bio-politics Attempts to understand the material...

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    The English Armada - The Greatest Naval...

    Luis Gorrochategui Santos
    (10108948)

    During the year between July 1588, when the Spanish Armada set sail from Spain and July 1589, when the survivors of the English counterpart of this fleet, the little-known English Armada, reached port in England, two of history'apos;s worst naval...

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    The'apos;Broomhandle'apos; Mauser

    (10108818)

    At a time when most handguns were limited to six rounds, the ten-shot Mauser caught the attention of the world for its unprecedented firepower and formidable high-velocity 7.63×25mm cartridge. This saw its ultimate expression in the first-ever...

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    Periclean Athens

    (10108943)

    In the second and third quarters of the fifth century BC, when Athens became both politically and culturally dominant in the Greek world, Pericles was the leading figure in the city'apos;s public life. At this time Athens developed an empire of a...

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    The Rural Cemetery Movement - Places of...

    Jeffrey Smith
    (10109211)

    This study provides a cultural history of cemeteries and their changing role from the 1830s through the early twentieth century. The author examines how cemeteries became places for leisure, communing with nature, and crafting collective memory and...

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    A Short History of Western Ideology - A...

    (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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    Augustan Rome

    Andrew Wallace-Hadrill
    (10108974)

    A concise introduction to Rome in the age of Augustus.

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    Paris Fashion - A Cultural History

    (10108868)

    Paris has been the international capital of fashion for more than 300 years. Even before the rise of the haute couture, Parisians were notorious for their obsession with fashion, and foreigners eagerly followed their lead. From Charles Frederick...

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    Shrewsbury 1403 - Struggle for a Fragile...

    Dickon Whitewood
    (10108830)

    The battle of Shrewsbury in 1403 is one of the most important battles in English history. King Henry IV faced his erstwhile ally Henry Percy Earl of Northumberland in a bloody contest on a field outside the Shropshire town of Shrewsbury where two...

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    Inside Lenin'apos;s Government - Ideology,...

    Lara Douds
    (10108900)

    Lara Douds examines the practical functioning and internal political culture of the early Soviet government cabinet, the Council of People'apos;s Commissars (Sovnarkom), under Lenin. This study elucidates the process by which Sovnarkom'apos;s...

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    Savannah 1779 - The British turn south

    Martin,Scott
    (10108816)

    In 1778 Great Britain launched a second invasion of the southern colonies as part of the'quot;southern strategy†? for victory in the American Revolutionary War. A force of 3,000 British soldiers, Hessians and Loyalists was dispatched from New York...

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    Periclean Athens

    Rhodes, P. J.
    (10108946)

    In the second and third quarters of the fifth century BC, when Athens became both politically and culturally dominant in the Greek world, Pericles was the leading figure in the city'apos;s public life. At this time Athens developed an empire of a...

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    The Imperial History Wars - Debating the...

    Dane Kennedy
    (10108919)

    The history of the British Empire, a subject that had slipped into obscurity when the empire came to an end, has since made a stunning comeback, generating a series of heated debates about the causes, character, and consequences of empire. In this...

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    Rome - A Sourcebook on the Ancient City

    Fanny Dolansky
    (10109098)

    The ancient city of Rome was the site of daily activities as well as famous historical events. It was not merely a backdrop, but rather an active part of the experiences of its inhabitants, shaping their actions and infusing them with meaning. During...

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    Environmental Applications of Digital Terrain...

    Wilson, John P.
    (10105137)

    A digital elevation model (DEM) is a digital representation of ground surface topography or terrain. It is also widely known as a digital terrain model (DTM). A DEM can be represented as a raster (a grid of squares) or as a vector based triangular...

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    The Anti-Tank Rifle

    Zaloga, Steven J.
    (10108825)

    The emergence of the tank in World War I led to the development of the first infantry weapons to defend against tanks. Anti-tank rifles became commonplace in the inter-war years and in the early campaigns of World War II in Poland and the Battle of...

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    The Semiotics of Caesar Augustus

    Elina Pyy
    (10108913)

    Gaius Julius Caesar Octavianus, better known as Augustus, was the first Roman emperor and is one of the most iconic figures in world history. Two thousand years after his death, Augustus remains a strong presence in modern culture.The Semiotics of...

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    The Struggle for Power in Colonial America,...

    Nester,William
    (10109206)

    This study provides a broad examination of the overlapping conflicts and power struggles among the indigenous population, colonists, and other European peoples that shaped the American colonies. The author analyzes the origins, development, and...

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    Rome - A Sourcebook on the Ancient City

    Fanny Dolansky
    (10108969)

    The ancient city of Rome was the site of daily activities as well as famous historical events. It was not merely a backdrop, but rather an active part of the experiences of its inhabitants, shaping their actions and infusing them with meaning. During...

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    Forming the Early Chinese Court - Rituals,...

    Luke Habberstad
    (10109391)

    Forming the Early Chinese Court builds on new directions in comparative studies of royal courts in the ancient world to present a pioneering study of early Chinese court culture. Rejecting divides between literary, political, and administrative texts...

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    Augustan Rome

    Andrew Wallace-Hadrill
    (10108973)

    A concise introduction to Rome in the age of Augustus.

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    The Language of the Past

    Wilson, Ross
    (10109126)

    The Language of the Past analyzes the use of history in discourses within the political, media and the public sphere. It examines how particular terms, phrases and allusions first came into usage, developed and how they are employed today. To speak...

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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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    Saigon Kids - An American Military Brat Comes...

    Les Arbuckle
    (10108795)

    This incendiary memoir reads like 'Good Morning, Vietnam' meets The Quiet American. A behind-the-scenes look at life in Vietnam for American boy in the early phase of the Vietnam War timed to release in conjunction with Ken Burn docuseries 'Vietnam.'...

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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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    Roman Legionary 109-58 BC - The Age of Marius...

    Cowan,Ross
    (10108820)

    The Roman centurion, holding the legionaries steady before the barbarian horde and then leading them forward to victory, was the heroic exemplar of the Roman world. This was thanks to the Marian reforms, which saw the centurion, although inferior in...

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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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    Television, Democracy, and the Mediatization...

    Harry L. Simón Salazar
    (10109209)

    This study examines Chile’s 1988 Franja Electoral, the month-long nationally televised political program that gave space to both sides ahead of the country’s national plebiscite. The author argues that the “mediatization” of Chilean politics through...

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    Purity and Compromise in the Soviet...

    Daniel Stotland
    (10109270)

    This study examines the decision-making paradigm of the Soviet party-state during the Second World War and its aftermath. It analyzes the conflict among the political elite between practical and ideological demands and the emergence of a consensus in...

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    Historicizing Race

    Quine,Maria Sophia
    (10109105)

    The idea of race may be outdated, as many commentators and scholars, working in a broad range of different fields in the sciences and humanities, have argued over many years. Nevertheless, it remains one of the most persistent forms of human...

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    The English Armada - The Greatest Naval...

    Luis Gorrochategui Santos
    (10108945)

    During the year between July 1588, when the Spanish Armada set sail from Spain and July 1589, when the survivors of the English counterpart of this fleet, the little-known English Armada, reached port in England, two of history'apos;s worst naval...

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    The Kuban 1943 - The Wehrmacht'apos;s last...

    Forczyk, Robert
    (10108817)

    In the summer of 1942, the Wehrmacht invaded the Caucasus in order to overrun critical oil production facilities at Maikop, Grozny and Baku. However, the Red Army stopped the Germans short of their objectives and then launched a devastating winter...

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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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    Women, Warfare and Representation - American...

    (10108877)

    Women, Warfare and Representation considers the various ways the American servicewoman has been represented throughout the 20th century and how those representations impact the roles she is permitted to inhabit. While women have a relatively short...

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