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- ABC-CLIO 2001; US$ 94.00
America's language changed, along with its history, because of the Civil War. Nowhere is the point more riveting than in The Language of the Civil War . This is a unique compilation of slang, nicknames, military jargon and terminology, idioms, colloquialisms, and other words are expressions used (and often originating) during the American Civil War.... more...
- University Press of Mississippi 2006; US$ 50.00
In 1952, Ralph Ellison (1914-1994) published his novel Invisible Man, which transformed the dynamics of American literature. The novel won the National Book Award, extended the themes of his early short stories, and dramatized in fictional form the cultural theories expressed in his later essay collections Shadow & Act and Going to the Territory. In... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2009; US$ 24.54
In John Wright's life, cars come first, simple as that. This touching and humorous account of his passion for the open road and the beasts that thrive on it is one man's life seen as a life-long test drive. A full-time freelance writer for Wheels , Modern Motor , Best Car magazine and many others, John?s driven more than 3,000 cars in his day... more...
- The History Press 2011; US$ 4.36
In 1939, John Wright, a four-year-old boy from a deprived but loving Middlesbrough home, was uprooted from his family and evacuated to a large house in North Yorkshire, requisitioned as a nursery school. His story is not unlike any other during the upheaval of wartime, but in this remarkably lucid and detailed set of recollections, a seventry-three-year-old... more...
- JoJo Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99
An estimated 300,000 child soldiers have been involved in conflict in over 30 countries worldwide within the last decade. There is an appalling record in Northern Uganda where a boy of eleven reported on Joseph Konys Lords Resistance Army. There is nothing really new in the young boys chilling words but they describe the... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 7.28
Undaunted is a collection of true stories about Irish men and women who travelled to Australia in search of a better life and battled against the odds in a remote and harsh world. From 1788 when the first convict ships landed to the mid-20th century, these true stories about settlers, convicts and their descendants highlight the best and worst of... more...
- JoJo Publishing 2012; US$ 14.99
Distinguished, retired Australian surgeon, Dr John Wright, has written this fascinating account of some of the most publicized and notorious cases of medical malpractice reported in Australia and elsewhere. The revealed diversity of medical misconduct is staggering. Cases such as Dr William McBride, Jayant Patel (Dr Death), Winifred Childs and Clarence... more...