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9781250118400, titled "Magicians of the Gods: The Forgotten Wisdom of Earth’s Lost Civilization" | Reprint edition (Griffin, January 31, 2017), cover price $19.99 | also contains Magicians of the Gods: The Forgotten Wisdom of Earth's Lost Civilization

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9781427267870, titled "Magicians of the Gods: The Forgotten Wisdom of Earth’s Lost Civilization" | St Martins Pr, November 10, 2015, cover price $39.99

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9781250045928 | Thomas Dunne Books, November 10, 2015, cover price $27.99

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9781250118400, titled "Magicians of the Gods: The Forgotten Wisdom of Earth’s Lost Civilization" | Reprint edition (Griffin, January 31, 2017), cover price $19.99 | also contains Magicians of the Gods: The Forgotten Wisdom of Earth’s Lost Civilization

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Product Description: In the early seventeenth century, a crippled, graying, almost toothless veteran of Spain's wars against the Ottoman Empire published a book. It was the story of a poor nobleman, his brain addled from reading too many books of chivalry, who deludes himself that he is a knight errant and sets off on hilarious adventures...read more

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9781408843840 | Bloomsbury Pub Ltd, February 25, 2016, cover price $39.25
9781620401750 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, February 2, 2016, cover price $27.00

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9781620401774 | Bloomsbury Pub Plc USA, January 10, 2017, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: In the early seventeenth century, a crippled, graying, almost toothless veteran of Spain's wars against the Ottoman Empire published a book.

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Product Description: A brilliant new translation of a classic work on violence and revolution as seen through mythology and artThe Ruin of Kasch takes up two subjects―“the first is Talleyrand, and the second is everything else,” wrote Italo Calvino when the book first appeared in 1983...read more
By Richard Dixon (trans)

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9780374252106 | Farrar Straus & Giroux, July 1, 2017, cover price $16.00 | About this edition: A brilliant new translation of a classic work on violence and revolution as seen through mythology and artThe Ruin of Kasch takes up two subjects―“the first is Talleyrand, and the second is everything else,” wrote Italo Calvino when the book first appeared in 1983.

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Product Description: History’s greatest tour guide, Ian Mortimer, takes us on an eye-opening and expansive journey through the last millennium of human innovation. In Millennium, bestselling historian Ian Mortimer takes the reader on a whirlwind tour of the last ten centuries of Western history...read more

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9781681772431 | Pegasus Books, November 8, 2016, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: History’s greatest tour guide, Ian Mortimer, takes us on an eye-opening and expansive journey through the last millennium of human innovation.

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9780198726470 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 1, 2016, cover price $11.95

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9780935437454 | Bartleby Pr, September 30, 2016, cover price $23.50
9780935437478 | Bartleby Pr, September 30, 2016, cover price $23.50

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Product Description: Conocer a los celtas es conocer una parte de aquello que nos hace europeos. La apasionante historia de un pueblo legendario y sus más grandes héroes: Viriato, Vercingetórix y Boudicca.

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9788499678009 | Nowtilus, September 20, 2016, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Conocer a los celtas es conocer una parte de aquello que nos hace europeos.

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Product Description: In The Industrial Turn in World History, Peter N. Stearns presents a concise yet far reaching overview of the worldwide shift from agricultural societies to industrial societies over the past two centuries. Putting the implications for individuals and societies in global context while simultaneously considering the limits of generalization across cultures, Stearns’s text explores the nature of industrialization across national and regional lines...read more

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9781138672857 | Routledge, September 15, 2016, cover price $150.00 | About this edition: In The Industrial Turn in World History, Peter N.

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9781138672864 | Reprint edition (Routledge, September 15, 2016), cover price $39.95

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By Dorling Kindersley, Inc. (corporate author)

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9781465453587 | Dk Pub, September 6, 2016, cover price $30.00

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Praise for Fifty Animals that Changed the Course of History: It's the sort of book that has you saying 'Wow, listen to this...' and 'Did you know...' to companions over and over. --The Globe and Mail Fifty Minerals that Changed the Course of History is a beautifully presented guide to the minerals that have had the greatest impact on human civilization. These are the materials used from the Stone Age to the First and Second Industrial Revolutions to the Nuclear Age and include metals, ores, alloys, salts, rocks, sodium, mercury, steel and uranium. The book also includes minerals used as currency, as jewelry and as lay and religious ornamentation when combined with gem minerals like diamonds, amber, coral, and jade. Entries are organized by name and considered for their influence in four categories: Industrial, Cultural, Commercial and Scientific. More than 200 elegant drawings, photographs, paintings and excerpts from literature highlight the concise text. Examples of the fifty minerals are: Diamonds: Did a necklace ordered by Louis XV precipitate the French Revolution? Sulphur: The biblical brimstone now used in organic farming. Clay: The oldest ceramic object is not a cooking pot or drinking bowl, but a statuette. Arsenic: Was Napoleon murdered while imprisoned on the island of St. Helena? Coal: The Romans invented the first central heating system. Saltpeter: China's fourth "Great Invention" was perhaps not so great after all. Salt: Once used as currency, we give it little thought today. Jade: The Chinese fabric of "pajamas for eternity." Ubiquitous or rare, the minerals described in Fifty Minerals that Changed the Course of History have been fundamental to human progress, for good or evil. Many are familiar--the aluminum can we drink from, the car we drive, the jewelry we wear. They can be poisons, medicines or weapons, but wherever found and however used, their importance can be easily overlooked. This attractive reference gives us fascinating insight into our undeniable dependence on minerals.

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9781554079841 | Firefly Books Ltd, July 19, 2012, cover price $29.95 | About this edition: Praise for Fifty Animals that Changed the Course of History: It's the sort of book that has you saying 'Wow, listen to this.

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9781770855878 | Reprint edition (Firefly Books Ltd, September 1, 2016), cover price $19.95

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9781784533670 | Tauris Academic Studies, April 30, 2017, cover price $110.00

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9781784533687 | I B Tauris & Co Ltd, April 30, 2017, cover price $29.99

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Product Description: The third edition of Ancient Greek Civilization is a concise, engaging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Greece from the Minoan civilization to the age of the Roman Empire. Explores the evolution and development of Greek art, literature, politics, and thought across history, as well as the ways in which these were affected by Greek interaction with other cultures Now includes additional illustrations and maps, updated notes and references throughout, and an expanded discussion of the Hellenistic period Weaves the latest scholarship and archeological excavations into the narrative at an appropriate level for undergraduates...read more

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9780631232353 | Blackwell Pub, December 12, 2003, cover price $119.95

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9781119098157 | 3 reprint edition (Blackwell Pub, August 29, 2016), cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The third edition of Ancient Greek Civilization is a concise, engaging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Greece from the Minoan civilization to the age of the Roman Empire.
9781405167321 | 2 edition (Blackwell Pub, January 19, 2009), cover price $52.95
9780631232360 | Blackwell Pub, December 12, 2003, cover price $40.95

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By Dan Hildebrand (narrator)

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9781531800116 | Mp3 una edition (Audible Studios on Brilliance audio, August 16, 2016), cover price $9.99

Describes how 1920 was filled with massive political and social upheaval behind the flash and frivolity the decade has become known for, arguing that the twelve-month period foreshadowed the events of the twentieth and early twenty-first century.

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9781410481849 | Large print edition (Thorndike Pr, August 19, 2015), cover price $31.99 | About this edition: Describes how 1920 was filled with massive political and social upheaval behind the flash and frivolity the decade has become known for, arguing that the twelve-month period foreshadowed the events of the twentieth and early twenty-first century.
9781605987729 | Pegasus Books, May 15, 2015, cover price $27.95

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9781681771601 | Pegasus Books, August 9, 2016, cover price $17.95
9780553157444, titled "Circus" | Reissue edition (Skylark, November 1, 1981), cover price $2.50 | also contains Circus

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9781483085135 | Unabridged edition (Blackstone Audio Inc, May 15, 2015), cover price $34.95 | About this edition: The Roaring Twenties is the only decade in American history with a widely applied nickname, and our fascination with this era continues.
9780393993905, titled "The Study of Orchestration" | W W Norton & Co Inc, April 1, 1989, cover price $106.50 | also contains The Study of Orchestration

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Product Description: First published in 1991, this book ― through the examination of ancient Greek literary, philosophical and legal texts ― analyses how the Athenian torture of slaves emerged from and reinforced the concept of truth as something hidden in the human body...read more

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9781138203624 | Routledge, August 1, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: First published in 1991, this book ― through the examination of ancient Greek literary, philosophical and legal texts ― analyses how the Athenian torture of slaves emerged from and reinforced the concept of truth as something hidden in the human body.
9780415902120 | Routledge, April 1, 1991, cover price $49.95

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9780415902137 | Routledge, April 1, 1991, cover price $22.99 | About this edition: Examining ancient Greek literary, philosophical, and legal texts, Page duBois analyzes how the Athenian torture of slaves emerged from and reinforced the concept of truth being hidden in the body.

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Product Description: The Literary and Legal Genealogy of Native American Dispossession offers a unique interpretation of how literary and public discourses influenced three U.S. Supreme Court Rulings written by Chief Justice John Marshall with respect to Native Americans...read more

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9781138188723 | Routledge, July 27, 2016, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: The Literary and Legal Genealogy of Native American Dispossession offers a unique interpretation of how literary and public discourses influenced three U.

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By Andrew Targowski (editor)

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9781634632614 | Nova Science Pub Inc, December 20, 2014, cover price $170.00

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9781634853590 | Reprint edition (Nova Science Pub Inc, July 15, 2016), cover price $89.00

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