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Slanguage: America's second language

Gibson Carothers, James Lacey - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1979 - 85 pages
Describes the origins of popular Americanisms and such commonly used slang expressions as top dog, flimflam, hunky-dory, breaking the ice, and eating humble pie
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The Shaping of Grand Strategy: Policy, Diplomacy, and War

Williamson Murray, Richard Hart Sinnreich, James Lacey - History - 2011
Within a variety of historical contexts, The Shaping of Grand Strategy addresses the most important tasks states have confronted: namely, how to protect their citizens against ...
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Keep From All Thoughtful Men: How U.S. Economists Won World War II

James Lacey - History - 2011 - 280 pages
This ground-breaking work overturns accepted historical dogma on how World War II strategy was planned and implemented. Refuting the long-accepted notion that the avalanche of ...
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The First Clash: The Miraculous Greek Victory at Marathon and Its Impact on ...

James Lacey, Jim Lacey - History - 2013 - 233 pages
A scholarly chronicle describes how Persian invaders were defeated by Greek defenders in the Battle of Marathon, in an account that reveals how an alternate outcome would have ...
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Takedown: The 3rd Infantry Division's Twenty-One Day Assault on Baghdad

James Lacey - History - 2013 - 288 pages
Over time the impression has grown that the 2003 invasion of Iraq met with little resistance and that, with few exceptions, the Iraqi army simply melted away. As this book ...
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