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- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 45.60
Designed for IB Higher Level History option 3, this book will provide students with in-depth material for 7 of the 12 units that make up the option (1, 2, 5, 7, 9, 10 and 12). Written by five experienced IB teachers, examiners, workshop leaders and curriculum writers. more...
- Crown/Archetype 2015; US$ 27.00
The unforgettable account and courageous actions of the U.S. Army?s 240th Assault Helicopter Company and Green Beret Staff Sergeant Roy Benavidez, who risked everything to rescue a Special Forces team trapped behind enemy lines. In Legend , acclaimed bestselling author Eric Blehm takes as his canvas the Vietnam War, as seen through a single... more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 20.00
A major new narrative account of the long struggle of Northern activists-both black and white, famous and obscure-to establish African Americans as free citizens, from abolitionism through the Civil War, Reconstruction, and its demise Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation is generally understood as the moment African Americans became free,... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2012; Not Available
Billy Young was a boy of 15 when he joined the AIF in 1941. He was an orphan ? hungry, broke, with nowhere to sleep ? and the army offered him a feed, a blanket and five shillings a day in his pocket. The trouble was, the army sent him off to Malaya where he became a POW when Singapore fell to the Japanese. From Changi, 'Billy the Kid' went on to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95
The civil rights movement was arguably the most important reform in American history. This book recounts the extraordinary and often bloody story of how tens of thousands of ordinary African-Americans overcame long odds to dethrone segregation, to exercise the right to vote and to improve their economic standing. Organized in a clear chronological... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2015; US$ 10.19
On 8 March, 1965, 3,500 United States Marines of the 9th Marine Expeditionary Brigade made an amphibious landing at Da Nang on the south central coast of South Vietnam, marking the beginning of a conflict that would haunt American politics and society for many years, even after the withdrawal of US forces in 1972. For the people of North Vietnam it... more...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99
Throughout time, from ancient Rome to modern Britain, the great empires built and maintained their domination through force of arms and political power. But not the United States. America has dominated the world in a new, peaceful, and pervasive way -- through the continued creation of staggering wealth. In this authoritative, engrossing history,... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 15.99
Spartacus and The Immigrants ?[It] should be required reading.? ?Eric Foner, New York Times Book Review Library Journal calls Howard Zinn?s iconic A People's History of the United States ?a brilliant and moving history of the American people from the point of view of those?whose plight has been largely omitted from most histories.? Packed with... more...