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An Illustrated Encyclopedia of Military Uniforms of the 19th Century: An Expert Guide to the American Civil War, the Boer War, the Wars of German and Italian Unification and the Colonial Wars

The Crimean War is sometimes considered to be the first modern conflict and introduced technical changes which affected the future course of warfare. [...]

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Capital Streetcars: (General History)

Review '[DeFerrari's] chronology includes enough technological information to satisfy the most diehard transportation enthusiast, but his easy style. entertaining facts, and dozens of historical, [...]

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Bullock's Department Store (Images of America)

Review A nice review from Gary's Reviews at goodreadsBullock's Department StoreWhat a great history of Bullock's. Fantastic photos! Great details of the beginning of the store - as an offshoot of [...]

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Age of the Gunfighter: Men and Weapons on the Frontier, 1840-1900

From the Back Cover Joseph G. Rosa's vivid and expertly written tale of this violent time combines contemporary accounts with meticulous historical research and an unjaundiced appraisal of the fa [...]

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The Automobile Age

Review The Automobile Age should be required reading for all students of the automobile industry and its transforming impact on the economy, society, and popular culture of the United States. Th [...]

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Boeing Field (Images of Aviation: Washington)

About the Author Seattle resident Cory Graff is the author of several aviation books and is the assistant curator at the Museum of Flight, located on Boeing Field. Using photographs from Seattle- [...]

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Lambuth University (TN) (Campus History Series)

About the Author Lambuth is an independent, church-related, undergraduate institution supported by the Memphis Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church. Authors Pam Dennis, Library Direct [...]

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Hidden History of Ridgefield, Connecticut

About the Author A Connecticut native and Holy Cross graduate, Jack Sanders retired in 2014 after forty-three years as an editor of the Ridgefield Press. His books of history and natural history [...]

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Mary The Second Eve

About the Author John Henry Newman, C.O., was born in 1801 at London, England. After becoming an evangelical Calvinist, he converted to Catholicism from the Anglican Church in 1845, suffering broken relationships with hi [...]

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Milestones: Memoirs, 1927-1977

Review Here is Cardinal Ratzinger at his most surprising. Who imagines him a teenager risking his life escaping a Nazi forced-labor camp? Or a doctoral candidate shattered by rejection of his dissertation? Or a priest te [...]

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Turning Points: Decisive Moments in the History of Christianity

From the Back Cover This new edition of Mark Nolls classic introduction to church history isolates fourteen key moments that provide a framework for understanding the history of Christianity. This version includes a new [...]

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Henley's Twentieth Century Forrmulas, Recipes and Processes: Containing Ten Thousand Selected Household and Workshop Formulas, Recipes, Processes and ... Mechanics, Housekeepers and Home Workers

This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or w [...]

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Jewish Property Claims Against Arab Countries

Review An excellent in-depth piece of research into the Jewish assets issue. (Moshe Gat The Journal of Israeli History)It combines the best qualities of persistence and detachment in the research [...]

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Suburban Christianity: God's Work in Unhip Places

Review For almost a hundred years, Christians in America have been lauding the cultural sophistication of urban areas and the pastoral simplicity of rural life while denigrating anything associated with the culture of su [...]

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Church History, Volume One: From Christ to the Pre-Reformation: The Rise and Growth of the Church in Its Cultural, Intellectual, and Political Context

About the Author Everett Ferguson (PhD, Harvard) is professor emeritus of Bible and distinguished scholar-in-residence at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas, where he taught church history and Greek. He is th [...]

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Celluloid Sermons: The Emergence of the Christian Film Industry, 1930-1986

Review 'This will be a valuable addition to academic collections with strong religious studies and/or communications programs.'-S.B. Plate,CHOICE'highly informative volume'-American Studies??Reve [...]

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The Separation of Church and State: Writings on a Fundamental Freedom by America's Founders

Review ??A useful little volume . . . The separation of church and state is important, this collection suggests, because that?s how the country was conceived.??Jeff Sharlet, The Revealer ? ?This [...]

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Christian Doctrine, Revised Edition

About the Author Shirley C. Guthrie Jr. was, for many years, Professor of Theology at Columbia Theological Seminary in Decatur, Georgia. Read more [...]

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Seven Up (BFI TV Classics)

From the Back Cover Seven Up was made as a one-off documentary by Granada's flagship current affairs series 'World in Action' in 1964. It featured fourteen seven-year-olds who were interviewed ab [...]

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Continuity, Chance and Change: The Character of the Industrial Revolution in England

Review 'Wrigley's scheme has much to recommend it...It brings some enormously important and largely neglected aspects of the industrial revolution into the open, and creates a new and fruitful di [...]

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Somerled: And the Emergence of Gaelic Scotland

About the Author John Marsden is the author of a number of books on the early history of Scotland and Northumbria and in recent years has made his home in the Western Isles. [...]

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Public Policy in the Community (Public Policy and Politics)

Review '[An excellent overview of how the concept of community has been interpreted and (ab)used by politicians and policymakers...The book takes familiar concepts and methods, weaving them toget [...]

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Hvidore - A Royal Retreat

A beautiful book about the home in exile in which Dowager Empress Marie Feodorovna lived in Denmark. Beautifully illustrated! Read more [...]

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London Quiz

Review 'Travis Elborough?and Nick Rennison?are admirably qualified quizmasters. Herein, they present 20 themed sections of Londony questions that would make Peter Ackroyd wheeze.''This is a quiz [...]

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Jack the Ripper

So who was Jack the Ripper? No-one in the annals of crime is capable of arousing such passionate debate as the perpetrator of the Whitechapel Murders in 1888.Was he a demented Royal, a Masonic assassin, a sexually-frustr [...]

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Five Gold Rings: A Royal Wedding Souvenir Album from Queen Victoria to Queen Elizabeth II

About the Author Jane Roberts is an art historian and writer. While working in the Royal Library at Windsor for nearly forty years, she wrote and edited numerous Royal Collection publications. [...]

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History Of Childbirth: Fertility, Pregnancy, And Birth In Early Modern Europe

From Library Journal In this meticulously researched book, Gelis examines childbirth in Western continental Europe from the Middle Ages to the 19th century. He explores practices, beliefs, ritual [...]

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The Emperors of Chocolate: Inside the Secret World of Hershey and Mars

Amazon.com Review The chocolate wars between industry giants Hershey and Mars are anything but sweet. In The Emperors of Chocolate, Joel Glenn Brenner reveals the bitter legal and marketing fight [...]

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