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The Guinness book of stamps: facts & feats

James Mackay - Antiques & Collectibles - 1988 - 225 pages
All sorts of curiosities about postage stamps such as the most valuable, the largest, & so on.
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The Puzzle of Life

James Mackay - Philosophy - 2011 - 112 pages
What does it mean to have a life? While science attempts to unravel the mysteries of the universe, and the wonders of the creature we call a human being, religion remains ...
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William Wallace: Brave Heart

James Mackay - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 288 pages
Sir William Wallace of Ellerslie is one of history's greatest heroes, but also one of its greatest enigmas - a shadowy figure whose edges have been blurred by myth and legend ...
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Michael Collins: A Life

James Mackay - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 320 pages
The most charismatic figure to emerge during the struggles for the independence of Ireland was undoubtedly Michael Collins. This remarkable biography, which draws on much ...
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Andrew Carnegie: Little Boss

James Mackay - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 320 pages
Andrew Carnegie (1835-1922) was a mass of contradictions: a radical Chartist who became a rabid capitalist, an idealist who was also a profound cynic, a committed pacifist who ...
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Mary Queen of Scots: In My End is My Beginning

James Mackay - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 320 pages
In My End Is My Beginning is the story of Mary Queen of Scots (1542-87), the tragic heroine par excellence. Queen of an unfamiliar and troubled nation when she was a week old ...
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Sir Thomas Lipton: The Man Who Invented Himself

James Mackay - Biography & Autobiography - 2012 - 320 pages
Thomas Lipton burst onto the national scene in 1897, the year of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee. The Princess of Wales had launched a 30,000 fund to provide a Jublilee ...
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Tribal Fantasies: Native Americans in the European Imaginary, 1900-2010

James Mackay, David Stirrup - Art - 2013 - 265 pages
The monograph engages the ways African American authors have shifted, recycled, and reinvented the conjure woman in twentieth century fiction, constructing a historiography of ...
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