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

    McNab,Chris
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    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
    (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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    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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    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 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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    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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    Opening Skinner'apos;s Box - Great...

    Slater,Lauren
    (10131944)

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

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    Humber Light Reconnaissance Car 1941-45

    Doherty,Richard
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    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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    French Soldier in Egypt 1798-1801 - The Army...

    Crowdy,Terry
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    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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    A Teacher's Guide to Founding Mothers

    Roberts,Cokie; Amy Jurskis
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    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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    The Hermann Göring Division

    Williamson,Gordon
    (10131815)

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    The Zulu War

    McBride,Angus
    (10130284)

    By the end of the nineteenth century the fame of the Zulu was world-wide, and their army was one of the few non-European military organisations to have become the subject of serious historical study. Their very name is still synonymous with bravery,...

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    F-117 Stealth Fighter Units of Operation...

    Thompson,Warren
    (10131713)

    During the final years of the 20th century, the most significant break-through in military weaponry was the concept of Stealth technology, and the first mass-produced weapon to utilize this to perfection was the F-117 Nighthawk. Originally delivered...

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    The Middle Ages without Feudalism - Essays in...

    Reynolds,Susan
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    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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    Women, Crime, and Forgiveness in Early Modern...

    Darlene Abreu-Ferreira
    (9487172)

    Looking at the experiences of women in early modern Portugal in the context of crime and forgiveness, this study demonstrates the extent to which judicial and quasi-judicial records can be used to examine the implications of crime in women's lives,...

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    Nine Divisions in Champagne - The Second...

    Patrick Takle
    (9466595)

    The book explains how the Allies, after a series of swingeing defeats, sank their differences and came together to turn the tide against the German Army in the Summer of 1918. Although it is a detailed history of the fighting by British divisions, it...

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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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    M113 APC 1960-75 - US, ARVN, and Australian...

    Jamie Prenatt
    (10130098)

    The M113 is the most widely used and versatile armoured vehicle in the world. Fielded in 1960 as a simple'apos;battlefield taxi'apos;, over 80,000 M113s would see service with 50 nations around the world and 55 years later, many thousands are still...

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    Vietnam Infantry Tactics

    Rottman,Gordon L.
    (10131766)

    This book reveals the evolving US, Viet Cong and NVA tactics at battalion level and below throughout the Vietnam War. Beginning with a description of the terrain, climate and the unique nature of operations in this theatre of war, the author, a...

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    Napoleon'apos;s Line Infantry

    Haythornthwaite,Philip
    (10131806)

    Napoleon's line infantry was founded upon that of the Ancien Régime. A total re-organisation began on 1 January 1791 with the abolition of the old regimental titles, and over the next two years an increasing number of conscript and volunteer...

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    Frederick the Great'apos;s Army (2) -...

    Haythornthwaite,Philip
    (10131587)

    Throughout the wars undertaken by Frederick the Great, probably his greatest resource was his infantry. It is a mark of the king's determination that despite wars which almost destroyed both Prussia and its army (such as the Seven Years' War), he was...

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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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    Gladiator vs CR.42 Falco - 1940-41

    Ludovico Slongo
    (10130421)

    Both the Gloster Gladiator and the Fiat CR.42 Falco represented the peak in the development of the biplane fighter, which could trace its lineage back to World War I. However, by the time both aircraft entered service in the late 1930s, they were...

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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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    The 1950s American Home

    Boucher,Diane
    (10131883)

    Modern living began with the homes of the 1950s. Casting aside the privations of the Second World War, American architects embraced the must-have mod-cons: they wrapped fitted kitchens around fridges, washing machines, dishwashers and electric ovens,...

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