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A Preview to Volume Four of America’s Forgotten History: Grotius Rises

The chapters of America’s story are marked by momentous events. In 1776, proud inheritors of the Glorious Revolution of 1689 declared both their independence and intention to form a government based on Enlightenment principles. Despite major missteps and contradictions, those living the story mostly stayed true to the project of minimalist government and individual rights...
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The American Founding: Core Documents

This volume presents the documents necessary to understand the essential ideas and debates that shaped the founding of the American civic order. It begins with documents that display both the problems that led to the calling of the Constitutional Convention and the ideas that shaped the debates in Philadelphia. It concludes with two documents –...
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Why Planes Crash: Case Files 2001

Air travel is one of the safest modes of travel when we take into account the distances and freedom that it allows us. And yet, we still remain obsessed with aviation disasters. What caused these accidents? Whose fault was it? In her series of books, Why Planes Crash, Sylvia Wrigley investigates the worst aviation disasters...
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Army Life in a Black Regiment

During the Civil War, American abolitionist Thomas Wentworth Higginson served as colonel of the 1st South Carolina Volunteers, the first federally authorized African-American regiment, from 1862-1864. His Army Life in a Black Regiment is a fascinating account of his time leading the slave regiment mustered into the service of the United States during the late...
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Dog Soldiers: Part 1 of 3: Love, loyalty and sacrifice on the front line

Dog Soldiers can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts. This is PART 1 of 3. Dog Soldiers tells the story of two brave young ‘dog soldiers’ (Army bomb dog handlers), killed in action in Afghanistan with their dogs by their side, through the inspirational words of their mothers....
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Shakespeare’s Dark Lady: The Lost Story of Aemilia Bassano Lanyer

MEET THE REAL AEMILIA BASSANO LANYER: ENGLAND’S FIRST FEMALE POET…AND THE WOMAN WHO IS BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN THE DARK LADY OF SHAKESPEARE’S SONNETS. The real Aemilia Basano Lanyer was Renaissance woman, centuries ahead of her time. England’s first professionally-published female poet, she is also suspected to have inspired the poetry of one our greatest...
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By Honor Bound: State and Society in Early Modern Russia

In the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, Russians from all ranks of society were bound together by a culture of honor. Here one of the foremost scholars of early modern Russia explores the intricate and highly stylized codes that made up this culture. Nancy Shields Kollmann describes how these codes were manipulated to construct identity and...
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101 Facts… Ancient China (101 History Facts for Kids)

IP Factly presents… “101 Facts… Ancient China!” Ancient China for Kids – Amazing facts, incredible images and super videos of this awesome civilisation. * Free Book Offer * Encourages Independent Reading * Introduces Self-Learning * Videos * Important Facts * Stunning Photos Ancient history books for kids – a fun and fascinating way for young...
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The Ninth Amendment: Key to Understanding the Bill of Rights

The Ninth Amendment is the key to a proper understanding of rights in the United States. The founders created the Ninth Amendment to protect unlisted natural law rights as they were understood in their day. This amendment was never intended to allow future generations to create new rights. Rather, it was to safeguard the morality...
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The eNotated Two Years before the Mast

eNotated Classics are a completely new approach that takes advantage of eBook technology to extend and enrich books in a way that’s convenient to use and easy for the reader. Most eBooks are simple conversions of paper books, eNotated editions add an extra layer of meaning to bring the book to life in your hands....
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Son of the Sun: The Life and Philosophy of Akhnaton, King of Egypt (Rosicrucian Order AMORC Kindle Editions)

The amazing story of Akhnaton (Amenhotep IV ), Pharaoh of Egypt 1360 B.C. This is not just the fascinating story of a man’s life— it is far more. It raises the curtain on man’s emerging from superstition and idolatry. Against the tremendous opposition of a fanatical and politically corrupt priesthood, Akhnaton brought about the world’s...
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Constance Street: Part 1 of 3: The true story of one family and one street in London’s East End

Constance Street can either be read as a full-length eBook or in 3 serialised eBook-only parts. This is PART 1 of 3. You can read Part 1 two weeks ahead of release of the full-length eBook and paperback. One forgotten street, 12 unforgettable women. Through the story of one street – Constance Street – we...
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War Letters 1914–1918, Vol. 1: From a Young British Officer at the Western Front during the First World War

Wilbert Spencer was 17 years old when the First World War began. With one year still to complete at school, he decided to join the British army instead. Within four months he was leading 200 men to the front; within eight months he was dead. Published for the first time in their entirety, Wilbert’s letters...
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The Bishop’s Wife

In THE BISHOP’S WIFE we see William Pitt the Younger through the eyes of Elizabeth, the wife of Bishop Pretyman, who was Pitt’s tutor and one of his closest friends. We see how funny and friendly Pitt was in private. As Elizabeth’s story unfolds we encounter a breath taking gallery of eighteenth century leading lights,...
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21/Jesus: A Devotional for Busy People

How would you describe Jesus to someone if they asked? What if you only had a few minutes? That’s the idea behind 21/Jesus. It’s a devotional for busy people who want to know Jesus better. Each of the twenty-one readings focuses on an important, and sometimes overlooked, part of Jesus’ identity or mission. And the...
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Training for War: An Essay

An essay and manual on training for war by retired Army lieutenant colonel Tom Kratman, creator of the popular Carrera military science fiction series, including novels A Desert Called Peace, Carnifex, Come and Take Them, and The Rods and the Axe. Kratman’s contention: an army is for winning wars. And to win wars, you have...
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Confucianisms for a Changing World Cultural Order (Confucian Cultures)

In a single generation, the rise of Asia has precipitated a dramatic sea change in the world’s economic and political orders. This reconfiguration is taking place amidst a host of deepening global predicaments, including climate change, migration, increasing inequalities of wealth and opportunity, that cannot be resolved by purely technical means or by seeking recourse...
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Democracy’s Children: Intellectuals and the Rise of Cultural Politics

How do American intellectuals try to achieve their political and social goals? By what means do they articulate their hopes for change? John McGowan seeks to identify the goals and strategies of contemporary humanistic intellectuals who strive to shape the politics and culture of their time. In a lively mix of personal reflection and shrewd...
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Everybody’s Friend

Raghu Karnad’s “Everybody’s Friend” is a poignant pilgrimage to the military grave of a great-uncle, fallen defending the obsolescent Raj against the oncoming army of imperial Japan. The most brutal fighting unfolded on the unforgiving northeast Indian border with Burma, and Karnad takes himself and the reader deep into Nagaland to find the war graves...
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Know the Past, Find the Future: The New York Public Library at 100

From Laurie Anderson to Vampire Weekend, Roy Blount, Jr., to Renée Fleming, Stephen Colbert to Bill T. Jones—more than 100 luminaries reflect on the treasures of America’s favorite public library. Marking the centennial of The New York Public Library’s Beaux-Arts landmark at Fifth Avenue and 42nd Street, now called the Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, Know...
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Threads of The War, Volume II: Personal Truth Inspired Flash-Fiction of The 20th Century’s War

“I thoroughly enjoyed it. I very much liked how you put a human touch on each of the incidents that inspired each story.” -Donald Raw personal emotions. Human trial, triumph and tragedy. Can we experience War through the eyes of the soldiers and civilians who lived it? See the sites, hear the sounds, and read...
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He Will Rule as God: Ancient Israel History, An Old Testament Commentary

On Sale For Short Time!!! He Will Rule as God unveils the true history of ancient Israel and Judah. The controversial publication is an in-depth examination, but also an unbiased and objective commentary on the first fourteen books of the Old Testament. He Will Rule as God deciphers the time-forgotten events that occurred in pre-exilic...
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Coming Back to America: a historical short story

What would our founding fathers have to say about what is taking place in America today? Is America broken? Have we seen the peak of our power and influence? For many decades the United States has been the greatest power on the planet, the leader of the free world and the place where millions aspire...
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How Iowa Conquered the World: The Story of a Small Farm State’s Journey to Global Dominance

Iowa is considered a backward farm state full of bumpkins who wear Carhartt jackets and do little besides give the world corn. But what if that understanding is wrong? What if Iowa has done more to influence the modern world than any other population group? Turns out it has. In this new book by #1...
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