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Ancient and Medieval Siege Weapons

A Fully Illustrated Guide To Siege Weapons And Tactics

ISBN: 9780762782642 Pub Date: 09/04/2012 Price: $19.95  
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Arctic Crossing

One Man's 2,000-Mile Odyssey Among The Inuit

Jonathan Waterman's 2,200-mile journey across the roof of North America took him through Inuit communities in Alaska to Nunavut, Canada's new, self-governed territory. His story offers firsthand observations of Inuit life, language, and bel...

ISBN: 9781585747306 Pub Date: 09/01/2002 Price: $16.95  
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Beyond Repair

The Decline And Fall Of The Cia

An insider’s account of why the CIA is ill prepared to protect America, and why it must be replaced without delayPraise for Beyond Repair “If you want to know what’s wrong with today’s CIA—and how to fix it&mda...

ISBN: 9781599218519 Pub Date: 10/08/2009 Price: $22.95  
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Boy in the Box

The Unsolved Case Of America's Unknown Child

A riveting true account of the infamous child-murder mystery that has gripped Philadelphia and all of America for more than 50 years On February 25, 1957, the nude, badly bruised body of a young boy was found in a cardboard box in trash-str...

ISBN: 9781599212692 Pub Date: 09/02/2008 Price: $16.95  
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Brief History of History

Great Historians And The Epic Quest To Explain The Past

THE REMARKABLE EVOLUTION OF HISTORY THROUGH THE AGES What began as a minor literary genre in ancient Greece stands today as perhaps the most successful monument to the global spread of Western civilization, rivaling even science in its ubiq...

ISBN: 9781599211220 Pub Date: 10/03/2008 Price: $27.95  
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Classic American Locomotives

The 1909 Classic On Steam Locomotive Technology

Anyone who has watched in anticipation as a hundred tons of hot, black, smoky iron rolls into the station—or who thrills at the smell of creosote and the plaintive blue note of a steam whistle—will revel in Charles McShane’s detailed ...

ISBN: 9781599214795 Pub Date: 12/16/2008 Price: $22.95  
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Craft of Intelligence

America's Legendary Spy Master On The Fundamentals Of Intelligence Gathering For A Free World

If the experts could point to any single book as a source for understanding twentieth-century intelligence, that book would be Allen W. Dulles's The Craft of Intelligence. This classic of spycraft is based on Dulles's incomparable experienc...

ISBN: 9781592282975 Pub Date: 04/01/2006 Price: $18.95  
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Encyclopaedia of Celtic Myth and Legend

A Definitive Sourcebook of Magic, Vision, and Lore

In The Encyclopaedia of Celtic Myth and Legend, authors John and Caitlin Matthews have compiled one of the most comprehensive collections of Celtic lore ever, drawing from every known source from the Celts' well-known classics, to neglected...

ISBN: 9781592283026 Pub Date: 03/01/2004 Price: $49  
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A Collision Of Power, Privilege, And Public Health

The dramatic account of a typhoid epidemic in Ithaca, New York, in 1903, and its dark underside—with lessons for today. From the Prelude: June 16, 1903 All the dead young men and women in Ithaca, and especially at Cornell Univers...

ISBN: 9780762760084 Pub Date: 02/01/2011 Price: $22.95  
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Fatal Depth

Deep Sea Diving, China Fever, And The Wreck Of The Andrea Doria

At 11:10 p.m. on July 25, 1956, the luxurious Italian ocean liner Andrea Doria collided with the Stockholm forty-five miles south of Nantucket. Half a century later the wreck of the Andrea Doria is still claiming lives.Professional and amat...

ISBN: 9781592283040 Pub Date: 06/01/2004 Price: $14.95  
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