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- Lantern Books 2011; US$ 7.99
In 1971, Lee Myonghi, aged five, was taken from her family and placed in a Korean orphanage. Six months later, she was flown to the United States, where she and two other Korean girls were adopted by a Minnesota couple. They renamed her Kelly Jean. Eleven years later, Kelly found herself at the doorstep of a Minnesota agency, although this time as... more...
- Shell Education 2009; US$ 99.99
Take students beyond textbook history to explore various people and events from ancient Egypt through the 20th Century using primary sources. Students will develop critical-thinking and essay writing skills as they analyze the various documents including photographs, posters, letters, maps, and more. Multiple social studies topics are included for... more...
- University of California Press 2009; US$ 55.00
This provocative history of early cold war America recreates a time when World War III seemed imminent. Headlines were dominated by stories of Soviet slave laborers, brainwashed prisoners in Korea, and courageous escapees like Oksana Kasenkina who made a "leap for freedom" from the Soviet Consulate in New York. Full of fascinating and forgotten stories,... more...
Das erste Epos aus Amerika und die Aeneis Vergils: Der Aufbau von Anchietas De Gestis Mendi de Saa und die klassische EpikDiplomica Verlag 2011; US$ 32.38
Hauptbeschreibung Die Studie von Arias-Schreiber hat das Ziel, den Aufbau des Epos Anchietas De gestis Meni de Saa darzustellen und herauszuarbeiten, ob dieser sich an die klassische Tradition der historischen Epik, namentlich an die Aeneis Vergils anlehnt. Das Epos wurde von Josť de Anchieta, dem "Apostel Brasiliens" (1980 selig gesprochen) und... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2012; US$ 30.00
Thirty years ago, Ronald Reagan rode a wave of patriotism to the White House by calling for a return to what he considered to be traditional American values--personal liberty, free markets, and limited government. After the cultural struggles and generational clashes of the 1960s and 70s, it appeared that many Americans were eager to abide by Reagan's... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 35.00
El Dorado, the South American "Lost City of Gold," became a siren call for Spanish conquistadores eager to obtain fame and fortune by discovering the undiscoverable. Lives and fortunes were lost, reputations were made and lost, but El Dorado always seemed to be tantalizingly out of reach. With the original story growing out of a religious... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 208.00
"This set provides a balanced approach to the 1960s that is not always found in other similar resources. The articles are well-written and provide bibliographic sources, emphasizing the work's scholarly approach to the subject. This resource will help fill a gap in the literature and help students understand the era in a more balanced way that reflects... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 179.00
? Investigates what it means to be involved in a cult phenomenon, why people do it, and how cult phenomena affect the general culture in which we live ? Provides the first collection to examine cult pop culture across multiple subjects, through contributions from distinguished scholars from all over the world ? Reveals the influence and breadth... more...
- D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 27.95
The final decade of the 15th century was a turning point in world history. The Genoese mariner Christopher Columbus sailed westward on the Atlantic Ocean in 1492, famously determined to discover for Spain a shorter and more direct route to the riches of the Indies. Meanwhile, a fellow Italian explorer for hire, John Cabot, set off on his own journey,... more...