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At war, at sea: sailors and naval combat in the twentieth century

Ronald H. Spector - History - 2002 - 463 pages
A former director of naval history draws on more than a hundred diaries, memoirs, letter, interviews, and public records to provide an account of the most important naval ...
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Pacific Century: The Emergence of Modern Pacific Asia

Mark Borthwick - Business & Economics - 1998 - 582 pages
The companion text to the PBS telecourse series, The Pacific Century, which first aired in the fall of 1992, the book also stands alone as an interdisciplinary introduction to ...
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Forgotten Armies: The Fall of British Asia, 1941-1945

Christopher Alan Bayly, Timothy Norman Harper - History - 2005 - 555 pages
In the early stages of the Second World War, the vast crescent of British-ruled territories stretching from India to Singapore appeared as a massive Allied asset. It provided ...
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The OSS and Ho Chi Minh: unexpected allies in the war against Japan

Dixee R. Bartholomew-Feis - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 435 pages
Some will be shocked to find out that the United States and Ho Chi Minh, our nemesis for much of the Vietnam War, were once allies. Indeed, during the last year of World War II ...
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Stupid Black Men: How to Play the Race Card--and Lose

Larry Elder - Political Science - 2008 - 316 pages
Is life unfair for black Americans? Is racial equality the answer to every question of public policy? Are a huge group of citizens being kept down by "the man"? Radio host ...
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Indian Summer: The Secret History of the End of an Empire

Alex Von Tunzelmann - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 401 pages
At midnight on August 15, 1947, 400 million people were liberated from the British Empire. With the loss of India, its greatest colony, Britain ceased to be a superpower. This ...
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Passing the Torch, Volume 2

Edward Doyle, Samuel Lipsman, Stephen Weiss - History - 1981 - 208 pages
Discusses the development of Vietnam's fight for independence from France and analyzes the origins of the United States involvement in the Vietnam War
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The Souls of Black Folk

W. E. B. Du Bois - History - 2008 - 171 pages
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The Powers That Be

David Halberstam - History - 1975 - 771 pages
"Beginning with FDR's masterful use of radio to establish the sense of a personal, benevolently paternal relationship with the American people and culminating in the discovery ...
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Raising the stakes

Terrence Maitland, Stephen Weiss, Boston Publishing Company - History - 1982 - 192 pages
Photography, maps, and eyewitness accounts describe the War in Vietnam.
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