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American Century

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American Century

Author: Martin Walker
Publication Date: 2 August 2001

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A history of 20th-century America that follows the trajectories of some of the individuals who have made it the extraordinary nation it is today. Beginning with the Spanish-American war of 1898, the portraits range from Billy Graham and Martin Luther King to Katharine Hepburn and Betty Friedan.

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Bush at War

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Bush at War

Author: Bob Woodward
Publication Date: 7 July 2003

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Award-winning author and journalist Bob Woodward gives the dramatic inside story of President Bush's response to the earth shattering events of September 11.

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Argentina

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Argentina
A Short History

Author: Colin M. Lewis
Publication Date: 25 October 2002

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From pre-Columbus to the recent military regimes, this is an accessible survey of Argentina, its development, key events and the causes behind its turbulent history.

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Brothers

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Brothers
The Hidden History of the Kennedy Years

Author: David Talbot
Publication Date: 2 June 2008

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A stunningly compelling new account of the Kennedy years, exploring for the first time the full impact of JFK's death on RFK, who sought election partly as a way of revealing the truth of what happened in Dallas.

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9/11 Revealed

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9/11 Revealed

Author: Rowland Morgan
Publication Date: 11 August 2005

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Bringing together research with the work of independent journalists, this work reveals that important parts of the official story are not tenable. It tells that elections have been won, laws have been passed, and wars have been fought because of 9/11 and tells that this is the time to decide whether this is the world one lives in.

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Aztecs and Maya

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Aztecs and Maya
Ancient and Modern

Author: Nicholas James
Publication Date: 27 April 2000

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Aztecs and Maya

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Paradise with Serpents

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Paradise with Serpents
Travels in the Lost World of Paraguay

Author: Robert Carver
Publication Date: 3 September 2007

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Robert Carver, journalist and author of the acclaimed 'Among the Mountains', searches for high adventure and intense experiences as he follows the trail of a family mystery .

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Blood and Thunder

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Blood and Thunder
An Epic of the American West

Author: Hampton Sides
Publication Date: 6 March 2008

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A chronicle of one of the most pivotal eras in American history by the author of the international bestseller GHOST SOLDIERS

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Sinking of the "Princess Sophia"

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Sinking of the "Princess Sophia"
Taking the North Down with Her

Author: Kenneth Coates
Publication Date: 1 March 1990

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The steamer Princess Sophia sank in 1918 en route from Skagway to Vancouver, drowning miners, businessmen, civil servants, and their families, a major loss for the population of the Yukon and Alaska. This volume traces the stories of many of the victims.

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Obama's Wars

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Obama's Wars

Author: Bob Woodward
Publication Date: 28 September 2010

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Bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Bob Woodward weighs in on President Obama as Commander-in-Chief and the Afghanistan War.

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Crazyladies of Pearl Street

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The Crazyladies of Pearl Street
Memories of a Depression Era Childhood

Author:  Trevanian
Publication Date: 2 July 2007

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Conquest of New Spain

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The Conquest of New Spain

Author: Bernal Diaz del Castillo
Publication Date: 26 July 1973

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Presents a description of the Spanish landing in Mexico in 1520 and their amazement at the city, the exploitation of the natives for gold and other treasures, the expulsion and flight of the Spaniards, their regrouping and eventual capture of the Aztec capital.

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Death in Belmont

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A Death in Belmont

Author: Sebastian Junger
Publication Date: 1 May 2007

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A compelling portrait of 1960s America that takes as its starting point the brutal events of 11 March 1963, the day on which the lives of three complete strangers -- a black handyman, an Italian-American carpenter and a second-generation Jewish housewife -- collided in the leafy Boston suburb of Belmont.

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Heinemann Advanced History: The USA 1917-45

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Heinemann Advanced History: The USA 1917-45

Author: Susan Willoughby
Publication Date: 27 October 2000

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A study of America between 1917 and 1945. It is designed to fulfil the AS and A Level specifications in place from September 2000. The two AS sections deal with narrative and explanation of the topic. The A2 section reflects the different demands of the higher level examination.

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Unwinding

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The Unwinding

Author: George Packer
Publication Date: 13 June 2013

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In "The Unwinding", George Packer narrates the story of America over the past three decades, bringing to the task his empathy with people facing difficult challenges, his sharp eye for detail and a gift for weaving together engaging narratives. This title moves deftly back and forth through the lives of half a dozen characters.

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UNITED STATES IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY-DEMOCRACY

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UNITED STATES IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY-DEMOCRACY

Author: RICHARD MAIDMENT
Publication Date: 1.1.2000

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daily Life of the aztecs

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daily Life of the aztecs

Author: Jacques Soustelle
Publication Date: 1 Jan 0000

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Railroads and Cowboys in the American West

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Railroads and Cowboys in the American West

Author:  Currie
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1974

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Short but very interesting book with first hand accounts and photos of the real Wild West....

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Lost Cities of the Maya

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Lost Cities of the Maya

Author: Claude Baudez
Publication Date: 18 May 1992

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From the NEW HORIZONS series of pocket-sized information books, a look at the ancient Mayan cities, their civilisation and the lives of their inhabitants. With foldouts and double-page spreads.

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Real Deadwood

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The Real Deadwood
True Life Histories of Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Outlaw Towns, and Other Characters of the Lawless West

Author: John Ames
Publication Date: 4 January 2005

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FATHERALONG

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FATHERALONG

Author: JOHN WIDEMAN
Publication Date: 1 Jan 1996

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The author, who is African-American, takes us back from blue-collar Pittsburgh to his ancestors who were slaves in South Carolina.As the Times Literary Supplement review by A.Robert Lee said "Rarely has there been a more invigorating assault on the ideology of race"Picador paperback....

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End of Barbary Terror

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The End of Barbary Terror
America's 1815 War Against the Pirates of North Africa

Author: Frederick Leiner
Publication Date: 1 April 2006

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Focuses on the fledgling American nation's diplomatic and naval campaign in 1812 to break the Barbary pirates, rogue states of North Africa.

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Winter Soldiers

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The Winter Soldiers

Author: Richard Ketchum
Publication Date: 1 January 1991

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My Life

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My Life

Author: Bill Clinton
Publication Date: 22 June 2004

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An autobiography of Bill Clinton. Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe IV on August 19, 1946, in Hope, Arkansas. In 1998, as a result of issues surrounding personal indiscretions with a young woman White House intern, Clinton was the second US president to be impeached by the House of Representatives.

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Rough Crossings

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Rough Crossings

Author: Simon Schama
Publication Date: 4 May 2006

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Tells the story of the struggle to freedom by thousands of African-American slaves who fled the plantations to fight behind British lines in the American War of Independence. This work follows the escaped blacks into the fires of the war, and into freezing, inhospitable Nova Scotia.

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