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  • IB 20th Century World Historyby Martin Cannon; Alexis Mamaux; Michael Miller

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 44.00

    Using a comparative approach and emphasising source evaluation skills, this course book will help students learn content and approaches that are particular to the IB syllabus. Included are the three prescribed subjects with a wealth of source material to help students understand information from different perspectives and from different time periods.... more...

  • Seeking the Spirit of The Book of Changeby Zhongxian Wu

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2009; US$ 29.95

    Explaining the ancient Yijing system of prediction based on the Xiang (symbolism) and Shu (numerology) knowledge of Bagua (the eight basic trigrams), which have not previously been written about outside China, this book makes the Yijing accessible to the Western world in a new and fuller way. more...

  • Superman versus the Ku Klux Klanby Richard Bowers

    National Geographic Society 2012; US$ 16.95

    This book tells a group of intertwining stories that culminate in the historic 1947 collision of the Superman Radio Show and the Ku Klux Klan. It is the story of the two Cleveland teenagers who invented Superman as a defender of the little guy and the New York wheeler-dealers who made him a major media force. It is the story Ku Klux Klan's development... more...

  • World War II for Kidsby Richard Panchyk; Senator John McCain

    Chicago Review Press 2005; US$ 14.99

    Now more than ever, kids want to know about our country's great struggles during World War II. This book is packed with information that kids will find fascinating, from Hitler's rise to power in 1933 to the surrender of the Japanese in 1945. Much more than an ordinary history book, it is filled with excerpts from actual wartime letters written to... more...

  • Indian Americansby Padma Rangaswamy; Robert D. Johnston

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 27.95

    Barely 40 years after beginning a major immigration movement to the United States, Indian Americans have established thriving communities in major metropolitan areas across the country. This work traces their history, from the early days of the Punjabi pioneers in California to the triumphs of the "dot-com generation." more...

  • Mexican Americansby Michael J. Schroeder; Robert D. Johnston

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95

    How have Mexican immigrants reshaped the US? What is their history and culture? Why did they leave their homeland? Focusing on the human side of the story, this work probes these questions by tracing the lives of ordinary and not-so-ordinary people. Featuring photographs, it points the way to a journey into the Mexican-American experience. more...

  • Filipino Americansby Jon Sterngass; Robert D. Johnston

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95

    In the early 2000s, Filipinos made up the second-largest immigrant group in the US and the third largest in Canada. In the early 1900s, they worked as agricultural laborers, cannery workers and sailors. Since 1970, they worked in such fields as computer programming and nursing. This book examines their history, culture, trials and successes. more...

  • Egyptby Joseph J. Hobbs; Aswin Subanthore

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00

    Egypt lies at a crossroads between Africa, Asia, and Europe and is the largest country in the Middle East. Egypt's other geographical feature is its deserts. The Nile helped in the cultivation of crops, while the deserts helped keep Egypt isolated. This work explores the people, culture, history, environment, economy, and government of Egypt. more...

  • Englandby Alan Allport; George Wingfield

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00

    From its early days as the world's leading naval power to the period when it served as the center of the Industrial Revolution, England has long been one of the world's most influential countries. Featuring photographs and maps, this book presents an exploration of the people, culture, history, geography, economy, and government of this nation. more...

  • Jamaican Americansby Heather A. Horst; Andrew Garner; Robert D. Johnston

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 27.95

    From Colin Powell, the first African American to be appointed US secretary of state in 2000, to former NBA star Patrick Ewing and Grammy Award winner Harry Belafonte, Jamaican Americans have made important contributions to American society. Drawing on personal stories, this book focuses on this dynamic people and assesses their lasting impact. more...