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Allan Pinkerton: First Private Eye

LaVere Anderson - Detectives - 1981 - 94 pages
A biography of the Scottish immigrant barrel-maker whose side line detective work developed into the oldest and most famous detective agency in the United States.
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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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Fans

James Mackay - Art - 2000 - 144 pages
Rather than the stylish luxury of today, fans were once an absolute necessity. As such, an incredible variety of creative designs have developed throughout the world. Ivory ...
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The Puzzle of Life

James Mackay - Philosophy - 2011 - 128 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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