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  • Plunkitt of Tammany Hallby William L. Riordan; Peter Quinn

    Penguin Publishing Group 1995; US$ 5.95

    Plunkitt of Tammany Hall A Series of Very Plain Talks on Very Practical Politics William L. Riordan   ?Nobody thinks of drawin? the distinction between honest graft and dishonest graft.?   This classic work offers the unblushing, unvarnished wit and wisdom of one of the most fascinating figures ever to play the American political game and win. George... more...

  • War Beneath the Wavesby Don Keith

    Penguin Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.00

    From the national bestselling author of Final Patrol -a gripping story of heroism under the sea. In November 1943, while on war patrol in the Makassar Strait, the USS Billfish submarine was spotted by the Japanese, who launched a vicious depth charge attack. Explosions wracked the sub for fifteen straight hours. With his senior officers incapacitated,... more...

  • The Civil War: A Narrativeby Shelby Foote

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 26.00

    This first volume of Shelby Foote?s classic narrative of the Civil War opens with Jefferson Davis?s farewell to the United States Senate and ends on the bloody battlefields of Antietam and Perryville, as the full, horrible scope of America?s great war becomes clear. Exhaustively researched and masterfully written, Foote?s epic account of the Civil... more...

  • American Gunby Chris Kyle; William Doyle

    HarperCollins 2013; US$ 12.99

    Chris Kyle?fallen hero and #1 bestselling author of American Sniper ?reveals how ten legendary guns forever changed U.S. history. At the time of his tragic death in February 2013, former Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, the top sniper in U.S. military history, was finishing one of the most exciting missions of his life: a remarkable book that retold American... more...

  • Iconographic Method in New World Prehistoryby Vernon James Jr Knight

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 88.00

    This book offers an overview of iconographic methods and their application to archaeological analysis. more...

  • History for the IB Diploma: Civil Rights and Social Movements in the Americasby Mike Scott-Baumann; Mark Stacey

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 16.00

    An exciting series that covers selected topics from the Higher Level options in the IB History syllabus. more...

  • The Bully Pulpitby Doris Kearns Goodwin

    Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 19.00

    One of the Best Books of the Year as chosen by The New York Time s , The Washington Post, The Economist, Time, USA TODAY, Christian Science Monitor, and more. ?A tale so gripping that one questions the need for fiction when real life is so plump with drama and intrigue? (Associated Press). The gap between rich and poor has never been wider?legislative... more...

  • A Year in the Southby Stephen V. Ash

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 26.95

    Experience the tumultuous year of 1865 through the eyes of four southerners. more...

  • Co-ed Combatby Kingsley Browne

    Penguin Publishing Group 2007; US$ 26.95

    A scholar makes a definitive, controversial argument against women in combat  More than 155,000 female troops have been deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan since 2002. And more than seventy of those women have died. While that?s a small fraction of all American casualties, those deaths exceed the number of military women who died in Korea, Vietnam,... more...

  • IB History of the Americasby Tom Leppard; Alexis Mamaux; Mark Rogers

    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...