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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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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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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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Broken Trust: Greed, Mismanagement & Political Manipulation at America’s Largest Charitable Trust (A Latitude 20 Book)

Princess Bernice Pauahi Bishop was the largest landowner and richest woman in the Hawaiian kingdom. Upon her death in 1884, she entrusted her property–known as Bishop Estate–to five trustees in order to create and maintain an institution that would benefit the children of Hawai‘i: Kamehameha Schools. A century later, Bishop Estate controlled nearly one out...
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The History of Cuba in 50 Events (History by Country Timeline Book 3)

☆ Cuban History in 50 Events ☆ Cuba is a nation with a long, rich history. The study of Cuban history is also the study of the development of the New World by Europe, and the first steps taken by New World countries to establish independent governments. Cuba played a significant role in the growth...
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Archaeological Perspectives on Warfare on the Great Plains

The Great Plains has been central to academic and popular visions of Native American warfare, largely because the region’s well-documented violence was so central to the expansion of Euroamerican settlement. However, social violence has deep roots on the Plains beyond this post-Contact perception, and these roots have not been systematically examined through archaeology before. War...
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Murder in Stained Glass: A Miss Trumble Mystery Novel (Lost Crime Classics Book 1)

Meet Miss Trumbull, a stout talkative New Yorker with perfect manners and a passion for sleuthing. When the remains of temperamental artist, Frederick Ullathorne, are found in his own fiery kiln it looks like a ghastly murder has been committed. But with only a few bones as evidence the local police are getting nowhere fast....