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In the Shadow of the Mexican Revolution: Contemporary Mexican History, 1910–1989

Aguilar Camin · University of Texas Press
Pages: 295
Format: Hardcover

Héctor Aguilar Camín and Lorenzo Meyer, two of Mexico's leading intellectuals, set out to fill a void in the literature on Mexican history: the lack of a single text to cover the history of contemporary Mexico during the twentieth century. A la sombra de la Revolución Mexicana, now available...
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Hitler's Panzers: The Lightning Attacks that Revolutionized Warfare

Dennis Showalter · Berkley Hardcover; 1 edition
Format: Print book

A fascinating account of Nazi Germany's armored forces by the author of Patton and Rommel. Determined to secure a quick, decisive victory on the World War II battlefields, Adolf Hitler adopted an attack plan that combined tools with technique- the formidable Panzer divisions. Self-contained...
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North American Exploration

Michael Golay · Wiley
Pages: 518
Format: Hardcover

A comprehensive, highly readable referenceThis is an authoritative, one-stop resource for essential information on the exploration of North America, from alleged pre-Columbian explorers to polar expeditions in the twentieth century. Completely up-to-date in content and historical approach,...
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Technology and the Dream: Reflections on the Black Experience at MIT, 1941-1999

Clarence G. Williams · The MIT Press
Pages: 1054
Format: Hardcover

This book grew out of the Blacks at MIT History Project, whose mission is to document the black presence at MIT. The main body of the text consists of transcripts of more than seventy-five oral history interviews, in which the interviewees assess their MIT experience and reflect on the role...
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Scotland

Nigel Blundell · Barnes and Noble
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Scotland
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Texas in Transition

Bill Broyles · Lyndon Baines Johnson Library
Pages: 226
Format: Paperback

Among those contributing to the volume are Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry; Journalist Bill Broyles, Paul Burka, Alison Cook, Ronnie Dugger, and Molly Ivins; humorist John Henry Faulk; San Antonio Mayor Henry Cisneros; Texas Agriculture Commissioner Jim Hightower; State Senator...
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The U.S.-Mexican Border in the Twentieth Century

David E. Lorey · Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Pages: 199
Format: Hardcover

The 2,000-mile-long international boundary between the United States and Mexico gives shape to a unique social, economic, and cultural entity. The U.S.-Mexican Border in the Twentieth Century is the first comprehensive treatment of the fascinating evolution of the region since the beginning...
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Clara's War

Clara Kramer · Ecco
Format: Book

A superlative memoir of survival.Few wartime memoirs convey with such harrowing immediacy the evil of the Nazi genocide.—Daily Telegraph London One Girls Story of Survival, Claras War is based on Clara Kramers diary of her years spent hiding in an underground bunker with seventeen other...
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The History of Texas

Robert A Calvert · Harlan Davidson
Pages: 479
Format: Paperback

The principle that all people make history continues to drive the Fourth Edition of our well-loved text, one that considers carefully the different cultures within the state as well as the unique heritage shared by all Texans. Unlike other surveys of the Lone Star State, The History of Texas...
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Crucible: The Long End of the Great War and the Birth of a New World, 1917-1924

Charles Emmerson · PublicAffairs
Pages: 752
Format: Hardcover

A bold, revisionist account of World War I's lingering end, the bloody years that followed, and the Western world's reeling transformation.In Petrograd a fire is lit. The Tsar is packed off to the Urals. A rancorous Russian exile crosses war-torn Europe to make his triumphal entry...
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From Caledonia to Pictland : Scotland to 795

James E Fraser · Edinburgh University Press
Pages: 436

From Caledonia to Pictland examines the transformation of Iron Age northern Britain into a land of Christian kingdoms, long before 'Scotland' came into existence. Perched at the edge of the western Roman Empire, northern Britain was not unaffected by the experience, and became swept...
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Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of the Big Bend

W C Jameson · Garlic Press Publishing
Pages: 190
Format: Paperback

The Big Bend of Texas is at once compelling and mysterious. It has been described as a rich and varied land of history, myth and legend, danger, ghosts, rugged landscapes, aridity, remoteness, spectacular vistas, and wildlife that either bit, stung, or clawed. The Big Bend has been visited...
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Eyewitness to the Alamo

Bill Groneman
Format: Paperback(Revised Edition)

Contains over one hundred descriptions of the Battle of the Alamo by people who were witnesses or who claimed to have witnessed the event. These accounts are the basis for all of the histories, traditions, myths, and legends of this famous battle. Many are conflicting, some are highly suspect...
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The Disuniting of America: Reflections on a Multicultural Society

Arthur M. Schlesinger Jr. · W W Norton & Co Inc
Pages: 208
Format: Hardcover

In an expanded version of his best-selling essay, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning historian offers a critique of multiculturalism, arguing that the rise of ethnic awareness threatens to overturn America's celebrated melting pot.
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A Pictorial History of African Americans: Newly Updated Edition

Langston Hughes · Crown
Pages: 428
Format: Hardcover

Few books in the history of publishing have proved so useful and long-lasting as this pioneering work in the popular history of African Americans. The first edition appeared in 1956, on the eve of the civil rights revolution. A highly original attempt to portray a crucial but long-neglected...
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