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A Short History of Nearly Everything: Special Illustrated Edition

Bill Bryson - History - 2010 - 624 pages
Bill Bryson. by almost a third, though there are limits to how much thickening with
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Moreover, above 5,500 metres even the most well-adapted women cannot ...
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One Summer: America, 1927

Bill Bryson - History - 2013 - 528 pages
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The March of Folly: From Troy to Vietnam

Barbara W. Tuchman - History - 2011 - 528 pages
. . I haven’t read a more relevant book in years.”—John Kenneth Galbraith, The Boston Sunday Globe “A superb chronicle . . . a masterly examination.”—Chicago Sun-Times From the Trade Paperback edition.
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A Walk in the Woods: Rediscovering America on the Appalachian Trail

Bill Bryson - Travel - 2010 - 297 pages
An adventure, a comedy, and a celebration, A Walk in the Woods has become a modern classic of travel literature. From the Trade Paperback edition.
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The World that Trade Created: Society, Culture, and the World Economy, 1400 ...

Kenneth Pomeranz, Steven Topik - Business & Economics - 2012 - 329 pages
When Louis XIV entertained at Versailles, he served his guests the finest European wines, but he also introduced them to Arabian coffee served in Chinese porcelain cups, sweetened with sugar grown on the slave plantations of Sao Tome, and ...
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Heroes of History: A Brief History of Civilization from Ancient Times to the ...

Will Durant - History - 2002 - 351 pages
It is a major, and unexpected, literary and historical event. This book is also available on audio tape and CD format, read by Will and Ariel Durant.
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The 900 Days: The Siege Of Leningrad

Harrison Salisbury - HISTORY - 2009 - 672 pages
For twenty-five years the distinguished journalist and historian Harrison Salisbury pieced together this remarkable narrative of villainy and survival, in which the city had much to fear-from both Hitler and Stalin.
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Bryson's Dictionary of Troublesome Words

Bill Bryson - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 224 pages
This is a language where ‘cleave’ can mean to cut in half or to hold two halves together; where the simple word ‘set’ has 126 different meanings as a verb, 58 as a noun, and 10 as a participial adjective; where if you can run fast ...
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Genghis: Birth of an Empire

Conn Iggulden - Fiction - 2007 - 383 pages
From the author of the bestselling The Dangerous Book for Boys BONUS: This edition contains excerpts from Conn Iggulden's Genghis: Lords of the Bow and Khan: Empire of Silver.
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Iron Kingdom: The Rise and Downfall of Prussia, 1600-1947

Christopher Clark - History - 2007 - 816 pages
'Of the "Great Powers" that dominated Europe from the eighteenth to the twentieth centuries, Prussia is the only one to have vanished ... Iron Kingdom is not just good: it is everything a history book ought to be .
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Warriors of God: Richard the Lionheart and Saladin in the Third Crusade

James Reston, Jr. - History - 2007 - 448 pages
As he recounts this rousing story, Reston brings to life the two legendary figures who led their armies against each other.
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Masters of Chaos: The Secret History of the Special Forces

Linda Robinson - HISTORY - 2009 - 417 pages
In Masters of Chaos she tells their story through a select group of senior sergeants and field-grade officers, a band of unforgettable characters like Rawhide, Killer, Michael T, and Alan -- led by the unflappable Lt. Col.
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