Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu

Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu

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ISBN Code : 9781400078806
Book Author : Laurence Bergreen
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Total Pages : 430

Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu Book Detail/ Review :

As the first European to travel extensively throughout Asia, Marco Polo was the earliest bridge between East and West. His famous journeys took him across the boundaries of the known world, along the dangerous Silk Road, and into the court of Kublai Kahn, where he won the trust of the most feared and reviled leader of his day. Polo introduced the cultural riches of China t

Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery

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ISBN Code : 9780679454502
Book Author : Dayton Duncan
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Total Pages : 373

Lewis & Clark: The Journey of the Corps of Discovery Book Detail/ Review :

The companion volume to Ken Burnss PBS documentary film, with more than 150 illustrations, most in full color.In the spring of 1804, at the behest of President oThomas Jefferson, a party of explorers called the Corps of oDiscovery crossed the Mississippi River and started up the Missouri, heading west into the newly acquired Louisiana Territory.The expedition, led by two

In Another Time

In Another Time

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ISBN Code : 9780874212426
Book Author : Harold Schindler
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Total Pages : 510

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First published in the Salt Lake Tribune, this selection of columnist Harold Schindlers feature articles offers an extensive overview of Utahs history and captivating glimpses of specific events and characters that have made Utahs story so unique.

Vremena goda

Vremena goda

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Total Pages : 196

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The Company: A Short History of a Revolutionary Idea(Modern Library Chronicles 12)

The Company: A Short History of a Revolutionary Idea(Modern Library Chronicles 12)

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ISBN Code : 9780679642497
Book Author : John Micklethwait
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Total Pages : 386

The Company: A Short History of a Revolutionary Idea(Modern Library Chronicles 12) Book Detail/ Review :

From the acclaimed authors of A Future Perfect comes the untold story of how the company became the world�s most powerful institution.Like all groundbreaking books, The Company fills a hole we didn�t know existed, revealing that we cannot make sense of the past four hundred years until we place that seemingly humble Victorian innovation, the joint-stock company, in the cen

This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War

This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War

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ISBN Code : 9781433233456
Book Author : Drew Gilpin Faust
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Total Pages : 315

This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War Book Detail/ Review :

During the Civil War, 620,000 soldiers lost their lives--equivalent to six million in todays population. This Republic of Suffering explores the impact of the enormous death toll from material, political, intellectual, and spiritual angles. Drew Gilpin Faust delineates the ways death changed not only individual lives, but the life of the nation, and describes how a deeply

Gold Fever

Gold Fever

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ISBN Code : 9780792273035
Book Author : Rosalyn Schanzer
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Total Pages : 524

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From the author of How We Crossed the West: The Adventures of Lewis and Clark, which received a School Library Journal Starred Review and was a Notable Childrens Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies, comes an absorbing picture book that uses vibrant folk-art style paintings and excerpts from letters, journals, and newspaper articles to relate the story of the Cal

A Writer at War: Vasily Grossman with the Red Army

A Writer at War: Vasily Grossman with the Red Army

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ISBN Code : 9780676978117
Book Author : Vasily Grossman
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Total Pages : 353

A Writer at War: Vasily Grossman with the Red Army Book Detail/ Review :

Edited and translated from the Russian by Antony Beevor and Luba Vinogradova Knopf Canada is proud to present a masterpiece of the Second World War, never before published in English, from one of the great Russian writers of the 20th century � a vivid eyewitness account of the Eastern Front and �the ruthless truth of war.�When the Germans invaded Russia in 1941, Vasily Gro

Blitzkrieg: From the Rise of Hitler to the Fall of Dunkirk

Blitzkrieg: From the Rise of Hitler to the Fall of Dunkirk

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ISBN Code : 9781844139354
Book Author : Len Deighton
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Total Pages : 563

Blitzkrieg: From the Rise of Hitler to the Fall of Dunkirk Book Detail/ Review :

Len Deighton brings to bear all the skills of a best-selling novelist in this compelling study.In Blitzkrieg, Len Deighton turns a searchlight on the rise of Hitler, the lightning dash of his armies to the Channel coast in 1940 and on the debacle of Dunkirk, where � in a mistake that was to trigger his eventual downfall � a quarter of a million British troops were allowed

A Short History of the World

A Short History of the World

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Book Author : Christopher Lascelles
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Total Pages : 380

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This is the paperback edition of the ebook (ISBN 9780957111615)A Short History of the World is a short and easy-to-read history book that relates the history of our world from the Big Bang to the present day. It assumes no prior knowledge of past events and 32 maps have been especially drawn to give the reader a better understanding of where events occurred.The author cho

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