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The Book That Started It All: The Original Working Manuscript of Alcoholics Anonymous
By Anonymous
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mpn: 9781592859474, ean: 9781592859474, isbn: 9781592859474,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 106 reviews
An extraordinary reproduction of the original working manuscript of the Big Book of Alcoholics Anonymous, with an introduction and notes by a panel of celebrated AA historians. The many changes that were made in black, green, and red on each page are show.An extraordinary reproduction of the original working manuscript of Alcoholics Anonymous, with essays and notes by a panel of celebrated AA historians. The Book That Started It All offers fresh insights into the history and foundation of the

Rock And Roll: A Social History
By Brand: Westview Press
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9780813343068, isbn: 0813343062,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
Now updated with two new chapters and an extraordinary collection of photographs, this second edition of Paul Friedlander's Rock and Roll: A Social History is a smash hit. The social force of rock and roll music leaps off the page as Paul Friedlander provides impressive insights based on hits from Johnny B. Goode to Smells Like Teen Spirit and beyond. In this musical journey, Friedlander offers the melodious strains and hard-edged riffs of Elvis, the Beatles, The Who, Dylan, Clapton, Hendrix,

Conspiracy Theories
By Simon & Schuster
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mpn: 1499880472, ean: 9781499880472, isbn: 1499880472,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 135 reviews
Is the world as we know it a lie? Could the truth be something far different to what we're told it is? Whether it's the 1969 Moon landing, Shakespeare's true identity, or the secrets of the Illuminati, Conspiracy Theories has something to capture the curiosity and imagination of every reader. As well as well-known mysteries, such as the Loch Ness monster, this book considers the resurfacing of old beliefs, such as a flat Earth, current affairs, including Donald Trump, not to mention the

The Silk Roads: A New History of the World
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mpn: 980118165, ean: 9781101912379, isbn: 1101912375,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 147 reviews
Far more than a history of the Silk Roads, this book is truly a revelatory new history of the world, promising to destabilize notions of where we come from and where we are headed next. From the Middle East and its political instability to China and its economic rise, the vast region stretching eastward from the Balkans across the steppe and South Asia has been thrust into the global spotlight in recent years. Frankopan teaches us that to understand what is at stake for the cities and nations

Chicano Movement For Beginners
By For Beginners
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ean: 9781939994646, isbn: 9781939994646,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
As the heyday of the Chicano Movement of the late 1960s to early 70s fades further into history and as more and more of its important figures pass on, so too does knowledge of its significance. Thus, Chicano Movement For Beginners is an important attempt to stave off historical amnesia. It seeks to shed light on the multifaceted civil rights struggle known as “El Movimiento” that galvanized the Mexican American community, from laborers to student activists, giving them not only a political

Smoketown: The Untold Story of the Other Great Black Renaissance
By Simon & Schuster
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ean: 9781501122392, isbn: 1501122398,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 67 reviews
“Smoketown brilliantly offers us a chance to see this other black renaissance and spend time with the many luminaries who sparked it…It’s thanks to such a gifted storyteller as Whitaker that this forgotten chapter of American history can finally be told in all its vibrancy and glory.”—The New York Times Book Review The other great Renaissance of black culture, influence, and glamour burst forth joyfully in what may seem an unlikely place—Pittsburgh, PA—from the 1920s through the

Cracking the AP European History Exam 2019, Premium Edition: 5 Practice Tests + Complete Content Review (College Test Preparation)
By Princeton Review
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ean: 9780525567509, isbn: 052556750X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 75 reviews
PREMIUM PREP FOR A PERFECT 5! Ace the 2019 AP European History Exam with this Premium version of The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide. Includes 5 full-length practice exams, thorough content reviews, targeted test strategies, and access to online extras.Everything You Need to Know to Help Achieve a High Score.• Detailed coverage of the source-based multiple-choice questions and short-answer questions• Comprehensive guidance for the document-based question (DBQ) and long

Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World (Politics of Place)
By Scribner
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mpn: 42556516, ean: 9781501121463, isbn: 9781501121463,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
In the bestselling tradition of Why Nations Fail and The Revenge of Geography, an award-winning journalist uses ten maps of crucial regions to explain the geo-political strategies of the world powers.All leaders of nations are constrained by geography. Their choices are limited by mountains, rivers, seas, and concrete. To understand world events, news organizations and other authorities often focus on people, ideas, and political movements, but without geography, we never have the full picture.

Jerusalem, 1000-1400: Every People Under Heaven
By Ingramcontent
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mpn: 43190-713035, ean: 9781588395986, isbn: 1588395987,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 101 reviews
A comprehensive and timely exploration of the key role Jerusalem played in shaping the art and culture of the Middle Ages Medieval Jerusalem was a vibrant international center and home to multiple cultures, faiths, and languages.  Harmonious and dissonant influences from Persian, Turkish, Greek, Syrian, Armenian, Georgian, Coptic, Ethiopian, Indian, and European traditions invested Jerusalem with a key role in shaping the art of the Middle Ages.  Through compelling essays by international and

World History: From the Ancient World to the Information Age
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ean: 9781465462404, isbn: 9781465462404,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 118 reviews
Discover the events that have shaped our world, from the dawn of prehistoric civilization to the digital age, brought to life with contemporary photographs, maps, paintings, and artifacts that place each event in a wider social and historical context.With entries on more than 350 of history's most important events, World History looks at turning points throughout the ages and the key thinkers, leaders, ideas, and inventions involved, to chart the story of humanity's journey. Boxes and feature

Cracking the SAT Subject Test in U.S. History, 2nd Edition: Everything You Need to Help Score a Perfect 800 (College Test Preparation)
By Princeton Review
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ean: 9781524710835, isbn: 1524710830,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 130 reviews
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO HELP SCORE A PERFECT 800. Equip yourself to ace the SAT Subject Test in U.S. History with The Princeton Review's comprehensive study guide—including 3 full-length practice tests, detailed reviews of key U.S. history concepts, and targeted strategies for every question type.SAT U.S. History is a tough exam to prepare for—after all, there's a lot of history to remember! Written by the experts at The Princeton Review, Cracking the SAT Subject Test in U.S. History

The Last Madam: A Life In The New Orleans Underworld
By Da Capo Press
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mpn: 18 b&w photographs, ean: 9780306810121, isbn: 0306810123,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
The incredible life of French Quarter legend Norma Wallace--and a portrait of an era in New Orleans history rife with charm and decadence (''Wonderful...admirably recreates a slice of a life otherwise devoured by time''--Michael Lewis, New York Times Book Review)In 1916, at age fifteen, Norma Wallace arrived in New Orleans. Sexy and shrewd, she quickly went from streetwalker to madam and by 1920 had opened what became a legendary house of prostitution. There she entertained a steady stream of

Teotihuacan: City of Water, City of Fire
By University of California Press
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ean: 9780520296558, isbn: 0520296559,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 61 reviews
Founded in the first century BCE near a set of natural springs in an otherwise dry northeastern corner of the Valley of Mexico, the ancient metropolis of Teotihuacan was on a symbolic level a city of elements. With a multiethnic population of perhaps one hundred thousand, at its peak in 400 CE, it was the cultural, political, economic, and religious center of ancient Mesoamerica. A devastating fire in the city center led to a rapid decline after the middle of the sixth century, but Teotihuacan

Texas Blood: Seven Generations Among the Outlaws, Ranchers, Indians, Missionaries, Soldiers, and Smugglers of the Borderlands
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mpn: 980067133, ean: 9780307961402, isbn: 0307961400,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 9 reviews
In the tradition of Ian Frazier's Great Plains, and as vivid as the work of Cormac McCarthy, an intoxicating, singularly illuminating history of the Texas borderlands from their settlement through seven generations of Roger D. Hodge's ranching family. What brought the author's family to Texas? What is it about Texas that for centuries has exerted a powerful allure for adventurers and scoundrels, dreamers and desperate souls, outlaws and outliers? In search of answers, Hodge travels across his

The Rise and Fall of Ancient Egypt
By Tantor Audio
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In this landmark work, one of the world's most renowned Egyptologists tells the epic story of this great civilization, from its birth as the first nation-state to its final absorption into the Roman Empire - 3,000 years of wild drama, bold spectacle, and unforgettable characters. Award-winning scholar Toby Wilkinson captures not only the lavish pomp and artistic grandeur of this land of pyramids and pharaohs but for the first time reveals the constant propaganda and repression that were its

The Dead Sea Scrolls Translated: The Qumran Texts in English
By Eerdmans
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ean: 9780802841933, isbn: 0802841937,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
One of the world's foremost experts on the Dead Sea Scrolls and the Qumran community that produced them provides an authoritative new English translation of the two hundred longest and most important nonbiblical Dead Sea Scrolls found at Qumran, along with an introduction to the history of the discovery and publication of each manuscript and the background necessary for placing each manuscript in its actual historical context..

Revolution: The History of England from the Battle of the Boyne to the Battle of Waterloo
By Thomas Dunne Books
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ean: 9781250003645, isbn: 1250003644,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 97 reviews
The fourth volume of Peter Ackroyd's enthralling History of England, beginning in 1688 with a revolution and ending in 1815 with a famous victory.In Revolution, Peter Ackroyd takes readers from William of Orange's accession following the Glorious Revolution to the Regency, when the flamboyant Prince of Wales ruled in the stead of his mad father, George III, and England was―again―at war with France, a war that would end with the defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo.Late Stuart and Georgian England

Smithsonian: Great Maps (Dk Smithsonian)
By DK Publishing Dorling Kindersley
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mpn: illustrations, ean: 9781465424631, isbn: 9781465424631,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 117 reviews
The world's finest maps explored and explained. From Ptolemy's world map to the Hereford's Mappa Mundi, through Mercator's map of the world to the latest maps of the Moon and Google Earth, Great Maps provides a fascinating overview of cartography through the ages. Revealing the stories behind 55 historical maps by analyzing graphic close-ups, Great Maps also profiles key cartographers and explorers to look why each map was commissioned, who it was for and how they influenced navigation,

The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780190658533, isbn: 0190658533,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 124 reviews
More than 140 years ago, Mark Twain observed that the Civil War had ''uprooted institutions that were centuries old, changed the politics of a people, transformed the social life of half the country, and wrought so profoundly upon the entire national character that the influence cannot be measured short of two or three generations.'' In fact, five generations have passed, and Americans are still trying to measure the influence of the immense fratricidal conflict that nearly tore the nation

Defining Moments in Black History: Reading Between the Lies
By Amistad
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ean: 9780062448699, isbn: 0062448692,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
NAACP 2017 Image Award WinnerWith his trademark acerbic wit, incisive humor, and infectious paranoia, one of our foremost comedians and most politically engaged civil rights activists looks back at 100 key events from the complicated history of black America.A friend of luminaries including Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and Medgar Evers, and the forebear of today’s popular black comics, including Larry Wilmore, W. Kamau Bell, Damon Young, and Trevor Noah, Dick Gregory was a provocative and

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