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River God: A Novel of Ancient Egypt

Wilbur Smith - 1995 - Fiction - No preview available
A recreation of the grandeur of ancient Egypt follows the fortunes of the clever and scheming eunuch Taita; the beautiful Lostris, a lord's daughter; and Tanus, an ambitious soldier. Reissue.
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Stanley Lane-Poole - 2004 - History - No preview available
1888. Assisted by E. J. W. Gibb and Arthur Gilman. Stanley Lane-Poole, historian and Egyptologist, attempts in this volume to draw the main outlines of Turkish history in bold strokes, and thus try to leave a connected impression on the reader's ...
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On Liberty

John Stuart Mill, Gertrude Himmelfarb - 1859 - Philosophy - No preview available
Presents the British political philosopher's classic work on the nature of personal freedom and the individual's relationship to society.
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James Joyce - 1991 - Fiction - No preview available
Fifteen short stories evoke the character, atmosphere, and people of the Irish city of Dublin at the turn of the century
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What Went Wrong?: The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East

Bernard Lewis - 2003 - History - No preview available
For centuries, the world of Islam was in the forefront of human achievement -- the foremost military and economic power in the world, the leader in the arts and sciences of civilization. Christian Europe was seen as an outer darkness of barbarism ...
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Misquoting Jesus: The Story Behind Who Changed the Bible and Why

Bart D. Ehrman - 2005 - Religion - No preview available
The author of Lost Christianities reveals how ancient scribes erroneously or deliberately changed New Testament stories in the face of period cultural, theological, and political disputes, explaining how numerous Christian beliefs are based on ...
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The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy

Eric Donald Hirsch, Joseph F. Kett, James S. Trefil - 2002 - History - Limited preview
Provides information on ideas concerning people, places, ideas, and events currently under discussion, including gene therapy, NAFTA, pheromones, and Kwanzaa.
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Path Between The Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914

David McCullough - 1977 - History - No preview available
The National Book Award–winning epic chronicle of the creation of the Panama Canal, a first-rate drama of the bold and brilliant engineering feat that was filled with both tragedy and triumph, told by master historian David McCullough. From the ...
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