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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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Product Description: This is the first complete biography of Ernst Kantorowicz (1895-1963), an influential and controversial German-American intellectual whose colorful and dramatic life intersected with many of the great events and thinkers of his time...read more

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9780691172828 | Princeton Univ Pr, December 27, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This is the first complete biography of Ernst Kantorowicz (1895-1963), an influential and controversial German-American intellectual whose colorful and dramatic life intersected with many of the great events and thinkers of his time.

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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 | About this edition: In June 1983 Margaret Thatcher won the biggest increase in a government’s parliamentary majority in British electoral history.

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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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Product Description: Alan Turing was an extraordinary man who crammed into a life of only 42 years the careers of mathematician, codebreaker, computer scientist and biologist. He is widely regarded as a war hero grossly mistreated by his unappreciative country and it has become hard to disentangle the real man from the story...read more

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9781841656434 | History Pr Ltd, December 1, 2015, cover price $37.95 | About this edition: Following hot on the heels of The Imitation Game, this is the first modern biography of Alan Turing by a member of the family—Alan’s nephew, Sir Dermot Turing Alan Turing was an extraordinary man who crammed into a life of only 42 years the careers of mathematician, codebreaker, computer scientist, and biologist.

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9781841656601 | Reprint edition (History Pr Ltd, December 1, 2016), cover price $17.95 | About this edition: Alan Turing was an extraordinary man who crammed into a life of only 42 years the careers of mathematician, codebreaker, computer scientist and biologist.
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 | About this edition: In this revision of his best-selling text, Wayne Weiten presents a text that is both challenging to think about and easy to learn from, both visually stunning and conceptually integrated, and both scientifically sound and fun to read.

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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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Product Description: The definitive biography of the Haitian revolutionary Toussaint Louverture, leader of the only successful slave revolt in world historyToussaint Louverture's life was one of hardship, triumph, and contradiction. Born into bondage in Saint-Domingue (present-day Haiti), the richest colony in the Western Hemisphere, he witnessed first-hand the torture of the enslaved population...read more

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9780465094134 | Basic Books, November 22, 2016, cover price $29.99 | About this edition: The definitive biography of the Haitian revolutionary Toussaint Louverture, leader of the only successful slave revolt in world historyToussaint Louverture's life was one of hardship, triumph, and contradiction.

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Product Description: The dramatic untold story of how Norman Vincent Peale and a handful of conservative allies fueled the massive rise of religiosity in the United States during the 1950s Near the height of Cold War hysteria, when the threat of all-out nuclear war felt real and perilous, American minister Norman Vincent Peale published The Power of Positive Thinking...read more

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9780300203738 | Yale Univ Pr, November 15, 2016, cover price $28.00 | About this edition: The dramatic untold story of how Norman Vincent Peale and a handful of conservative allies fueled the massive rise of religiosity in the United States during the 1950s Near the height of Cold War hysteria, when the threat of all-out nuclear war felt real and perilous, American minister Norman Vincent Peale published The Power of Positive Thinking.

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Product Description: The first publication to focus on the fashionable, ambitious, Emma Hamilton, an influential historical figure in her own rightEmma Hamilton (1765–1815) rose from humble origins to national and international fame as a model, performer, trendsetter, and interpreter of neo-classical fashion, though she was probably best known as the mistress of Lord Nelson and the muse of the English portrait painter George Romney...read more

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9780500252208 | Thames & Hudson, November 15, 2016, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: The first publication to focus on the fashionable, ambitious, Emma Hamilton, an influential historical figure in her own rightEmma Hamilton (1765–1815) rose from humble origins to national and international fame as a model, performer, trendsetter, and interpreter of neo-classical fashion, though she was probably best known as the mistress of Lord Nelson and the muse of the English portrait painter George Romney.

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

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Product Description: Unrestrained by convention, lion-hearted and free, Eleanor Marx (1855-98) was an exceptional woman. Hers was the first English translation of Flaubert's Mme Bovary. She pioneered the theatre of Henrik Ibsen. She was the first woman to lead the British dock workers' and gas workers' trades unions...read more

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9781620409701 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, February 24, 2015, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Unrestrained by convention, lionhearted and free, Eleanor Marx (1855-98) was an exceptional woman.
9780747583844 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, May 8, 2014, cover price $41.40 | About this edition: Unrestrained by convention, lion-hearted and free, eleanor marx (1855-98) was an exceptional woman hers was the first english translation of flauberts mme bovary she pioneered the theatre of henrik ibsen she was the first woman to lead the british dock workers and gas workers trades unions for years she worked tirelessly for her father, karl marx, as personal secretary and researcher later she edited many of his key political works and laid the foundations for his biography

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9781408852897 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, November 15, 2016, cover price $23.00 | About this edition: Unrestrained by convention, lion-hearted and free, Eleanor Marx (1855-98) was an exceptional woman.

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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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Product Description: Sharp, resourceful, and with a style all her own, Althea Altemus embodied the spirit of the independent working woman of the Jazz Age. In her memoir, Big Bosses, she vividly recounts her life as a secretary for prominent (but thinly disguised) employers in Chicago, Miami, and New York during the late teens and 1920s...read more
By Robin F. Bachin (editor)

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9780226423593 | Univ of Chicago Pr, November 11, 2016, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Sharp, resourceful, and with a style all her own, Althea Altemus embodied the spirit of the independent working woman of the Jazz Age.

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9780226423623 | Reprint edition (Univ of Chicago Pr, November 11, 2016), cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Sharp, resourceful, and with a style all her own, Althea Altemus embodied the spirit of the independent working woman of the Jazz Age.

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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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Product Description: 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. Beginning with her great-grandfather, who rose from rural poverty to become an influential landowner, and continuing to the present, Mai Elliott traces her family's journey through an era of tumultuous change...read more

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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 | 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.
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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Product Description: Octavian was a young soldier training abroad when he heard news of Julius Caesar's brutal assassination—and discovered that he was the dictator's sole political heir. With the opportunism and instinct for propaganda that were to characterize his rule, Octavian rallied huge financial, military and political backing to take autocratic control of a state devoted to Republicanism...read more

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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 | About this edition: Octavian was a young soldier training abroad when he heard news of Julius Caesar's brutal assassination—and discovered that he was the dictator's sole political heir.

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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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Product Description: Written with an exciting combination of narrative flair and historical authority, this interpretation of the tragic life of Catherine Howard, fifth wife of Henry VIII, breaks new ground in our understanding of the very young woman who became queen at a time of unprecedented social and political tension and whose terrible errors in judgment quickly led her to the executioner’s block...read more

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9781501108631 | Simon & Schuster, November 1, 2016, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: Written with an exciting combination of narrative flair and historical authority, this interpretation of the tragic life of Catherine Howard, fifth wife of Henry VIII, breaks new ground in our understanding of the very young woman who became queen at a time of unprecedented social and political tension and whose terrible errors in judgment quickly led her to the executioner’s block.

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Product Description: Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for HistoryIn 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 capable yet insecure man, intelligent yet bigoted, passionate yet self-destructive, a romantic individualist at odds with the institution of the military (court-martialed twice in six years) and the new corporate economy, a wartime emancipator who rejected racial equality...read more

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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 | About this edition: Winner of the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for HistoryIn this magisterial biography, T.

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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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