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Product Description: ‘The Welsh habit of revolt against the English is an old-standing madness … from the sayings of the prophet Merlin they still hope to recover their land. Hence, they frequently rebel … but because they do not know the appointed time, they are often deceived and their labour is in vain...read more

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9781445654188 | Amberley Pub Plc, December 31, 2016, cover price $34.95 | About this edition: ‘The Welsh habit of revolt against the English is an old-standing madness … from the sayings of the prophet Merlin they still hope to recover their land.

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9780691172828 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 27, 2016, cover price $39.95

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Product Description: In June 1983 Margaret Thatcher won the biggest increase in a government’s parliamentary majority in British electoral history and proceeded to transform relations with Europe, prioritize British industry, and reinvigorate the economy...read more

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9780307958969 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, January 5, 2016, cover price $35.00

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9781101873847 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, December 13, 2016), cover price $24.00 | About this edition: In June 1983 Margaret Thatcher won the biggest increase in a government’s parliamentary majority in British electoral history and proceeded to transform relations with Europe, prioritize British industry, and reinvigorate the economy.

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Product Description: Born in the hamlet of Mount Gilead, North Carolina, Julius Chambers (1936–2013) escaped the fetters of the Jim Crow South to emerge in the 1960s and 1970s as the nation's leading African American civil rights attorney. Following passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Chambers worked to advance the NAACP Legal Defense Fund's strategic litigation campaign for civil rights, ultimately winning landmark school and employment desegregation cases at the U...read more

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9781469628547 | Univ of North Carolina Pr, December 5, 2016, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Born in the hamlet of Mount Gilead, North Carolina, Julius Chambers (1936–2013) escaped the fetters of the Jim Crow South to emerge in the 1960s and 1970s as the nation's leading African American civil rights attorney.

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9781841656434 | History Pr Ltd, December 1, 2015, cover price $37.95

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9781841656601 | Reprint edition (History Pr Ltd, December 1, 2016), cover price $17.95
9780534246686, titled "Psychology: Themes and Variations/Study Guide" | 3 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, June 1, 1995), cover price $29.95 | also contains Psychology: Themes and Variations/Study Guide

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Product Description: This book focuses on Lam Woo, a highly successful Chinese building contractor whose company was based in Hong Kong at the beginning of the twentieth century. It is also about the marginal group of people he exemplifies, those who joined the Chinese diaspora because of poverty and political turmoil and were later driven back home because of discrimination and other difficulties...read more

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9789629967840 | Chinese Univ Pr, December 1, 2016, cover price $49.00 | About this edition: This book focuses on Lam Woo, a highly successful Chinese building contractor whose company was based in Hong Kong at the beginning of the twentieth century.

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Product Description: From the 1920s to 1952, George and Else Seel lived about sixty kilometres south of Burns Lake near the small farming settlement of Wistaria on the western shore of Ootsa Lake. Like many early twentieth century settlers who migrated to BC’s Central Interior, the Seels came in search of opportunity and prosperity, but the harsh environment posed challenges they could not have imagined...read more

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9781987915211 | Caitlin Pr, December 19, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: From the 1920s to 1952, George and Else Seel lived about sixty kilometres south of Burns Lake near the small farming settlement of Wistaria on the western shore of Ootsa Lake.

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Product Description: An unprecedented portrait of Moses's inner world and perplexing character, by a distinguished biblical scholar No figure looms larger in Jewish culture than Moses, and few have stories more enigmatic. Avivah Gottlieb Zornberg, acclaimed for her many books on Jewish thought, turns her attention to Moses in this remarkably rich, evocative book...read more

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9780300209624 | Yale Univ Pr, November 22, 2016, cover price $25.00 | About this edition: An unprecedented portrait of Moses's inner world and perplexing character, by a distinguished biblical scholar No figure looms larger in Jewish culture than Moses, and few have stories more enigmatic.

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9780399184543 | Riverhead Books, November 15, 2016, cover price $28.00

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9781620409701 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, February 24, 2015, cover price $35.00
9780747583844 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, May 8, 2014, cover price $41.40

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9781408852897 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, November 15, 2016, cover price $23.00

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Product Description: The subject of a New York Times best-selling biography and a Pulitzer-Prize winning musical, interest in Alexander Hamilton is at an all-time high. This carefully curated collection of Hamilton's writings gives the reader an intimate glimpse into the mind of our most misunderstood founding father...read more
By Dan Tucker (editor)

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9780316503679 | Black Dog & Leventhal Pub, November 15, 2016, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: The subject of a New York Times best-selling biography and a Pulitzer-Prize winning musical, interest in Alexander Hamilton is at an all-time high.

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Product Description: At the dawn of the seventeenth century, immigrants to this country arrived with dreams of conquering a new frontier. Families were willing to embrace a life of strife and hardship but with great hopes of achieving prominence and wealth...read more

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9780996594400 | Maryland Historical Society, November 15, 2016, cover price $75.00 | About this edition: At the dawn of the seventeenth century, immigrants to this country arrived with dreams of conquering a new frontier.

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By Robin F. Bachin (editor)

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9780226423593 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 11, 2016, cover price $45.00

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9780226423623 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 11, 2016), cover price $15.00

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Product Description: “Game-changing . . . How history should be written.” — Andrew Roberts, author of Napoleon: A Life [An] ambitious re-examination of the intersection of gender and monarchy.” — New York Times Book Review   Queen Elizabeth I was all too happy to play on courtly conventions of gender when it suited her “weak and feeble woman’s body” to do so for political gain...read more

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9780544577848 | Houghton Mifflin, November 10, 2015, cover price $27.00 | About this edition: A new portrait that casts the queen as she saw herself: not as an exceptional woman, but as an exceptional ruler Queen Elizabeth I was all too happy to play on courtly conventions of gender when it suited her “weak and feeble woman’s body” to do so for political gain.

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9780544811911 | Mariner Books, November 8, 2016, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: “Game-changing .
9780297871309 | Gardners Books, November 13, 2014, cover price $23.65 | About this edition: 'We are a prince from a line of princes' Lisa Hilton's majestic biography of 'The Virgin Queen', Elizabeth I, provides vibrant new insights on the monarch's compelling, enthralling life story.

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9781504673143 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 10, 2015), cover price $34.95
9781504673136 | Mp3 una edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, November 10, 2015), cover price $29.95 | About this edition: [Read by Kelly Birch] A new biographical portrait that casts the queen as she saw herself -- not as an exceptional woman, but as an exceptional ruler.

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Product Description: Most Canadians are familiar with John McCrae through his iconic poem In Flanders Fields, which was penned on the battlefields of the First World War and remains a symbol of remembrance to this day. Although he will always be remembered as a war poet, the Guelph, Ontario, native was a physician, a university professor, and a veteran of the Second Boer War before he ever laid eyes on the carnage at Flanders Fields...read more

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9781772031577 | Heritage House Pub Co Ltd, November 7, 2016, cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Most Canadians are familiar with John McCrae through his iconic poem In Flanders Fields, which was penned on the battlefields of the First World War and remains a symbol of remembrance to this day.

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Through the lives of four generations of her family, the author recounts the history of Vietnam in the twentieth century, from her great-grandfather's activities as a mandarin to her sister's joining of the Viet Minh

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9780195124347 | Oxford Univ Pr on Demand, April 8, 1999, cover price $74.00 | About this edition: Through the lives of four generations of her family, the author recounts the history of Vietnam in the twentieth century, from her great-grandfather's activities as a mandarin to her sister's joining of the Viet Minh

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9780190614515 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 1, 2016, cover price $24.95
9780195137873 | Oxford Univ Pr, April 20, 2000, cover price $24.99 | About this edition: A finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, Duong Van Mai Elliott's The Sacred Willow illuminates recent Vietnamese history by weaving together the stories of the lives of four generations of her family.

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9780713994773 | Gardners Books, March 26, 2015, cover price $39.85

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9780140294828 | Penguin Uk, November 1, 2016, cover price $23.95

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Product Description: On the centenary of the death of Rasputin comes a definitive biography that will dramatically change our understanding of this fascinating figureA hundred years after his murder, Rasputin continues to excite the popular imagination as the personification of evil...read more

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9780374240844 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, November 1, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: On the centenary of the death of Rasputin comes a definitive biography that will dramatically change our understanding of this fascinating figureA hundred years after his murder, Rasputin continues to excite the popular imagination as the personification of evil.

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Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for HistoryFrom the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes and a National Book Award, a brilliant biography of Gen. George Armstrong Custer that radically changes our view of the man and his turbulent times.In this magisterial biography, T. J. Stiles paints a portrait of Custer both deeply personal and sweeping in scope, proving how much of Custer’s legacy has been ignored. He demolishes Custer’s historical caricature, revealing a volatile, contradictory, intense person—capable yet insecure, intelligent yet bigoted, passionate yet self-destructive, a romantic individualist at odds with the institution of the military (he was court-martialed twice in six years). The key to understanding Custer, Stiles writes, is keeping in mind that he lived on a frontier in time. In the Civil War, the West, and many areas overlooked in previous biographies, Custer helped to create modern America, but he could never adapt to it. He freed countless slaves yet rejected new civil rights laws. He proved his heroism but missed the dark reality of war for so many others. A talented combat leader, he struggled as a manager in the West. He tried to make a fortune on Wall Street yet never connected with the new corporate economy. Native Americans fascinated him, but he could not see them as fully human. A popular writer, he remained apart from Ambrose Bierce, Mark Twain, and other rising intellectuals. During Custer’s lifetime, Americans saw their world remade. His admirers saw him as the embodiment of the nation’s gallant youth, of all that they were losing; his detractors despised him for resisting a more complex and promising future. Intimate, dramatic, and provocative, this biography captures the larger story of the changing nation in Custer’s tumultuous marriage to his highly educated wife, Libbie; their complicated relationship with Eliza Brown, the forceful black woman who ran their household; as well as his battles and expeditions. It casts surprising new light on a near-mythic American figure, a man both widely known and little understood.

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9780307592644 | Alfred a Knopf Inc, October 27, 2015, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for HistoryFrom the winner of two Pulitzer Prizes and a National Book Award, a brilliant biography of Gen.

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9780307475947 | Reprint edition (Vintage Books, November 1, 2016), cover price $17.00

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Product Description: The “insightful [and] entertainingly irreverent”* account of Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the rivalry that ended in murder.In the summer of 1804, two of America’s most eminent statesmen squared off, pistols raised, on a bluff along the Hudson River...read more

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9781592408528 | Berkley Pub Group, October 20, 2015, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: A provocative and penetrating investigation into the rivalry between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, whose infamous duel left the Founding Father dead and turned a sitting Vice President into a fugitive.

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9781592409693 | Reprint edition (New Amer Library, October 18, 2016), cover price $17.00 | About this edition: The “insightful [and] entertainingly irreverent”* account of Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, and the rivalry that ended in murder.

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