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Ancient and Medieval Siege Weapons

A Fully Illustrated Guide To Siege Weapons And Tactics

In this richly illustrated guide, author Konstantin Nossov masterfully analyzes and recreates the weaponry, tactics, and stratagems of the ancient world. He offers first a comprehensive history of siege warfare in Ancient Egypt, Assyria, Ju...

ISBN: 9780762782642 Pub Date: 09/04/2012 Price: $19.95  
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Bootleggers, Lobstermen & Lumberjacks

Fifty Of The Grittiest Moments In The History Of Hardscrabble New England

The story of New England is built on an endless armature of fascinating stories of Yankee ingenuity and hardy, intrepid characters. Bootleggers, Lobstermen, and Lumberjacks will take the top fifty wildest episodes in the region’s history ...

ISBN: 9780762759682 Pub Date: 10/05/2010 Price: $16.95  
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Devil Made Me Do It!

Crime And Punishment In Early New England

Discover the antics of New England’s original criminals—and how the courts punished them for their misdeeds.

ISBN: 9780762771653 Pub Date: 12/20/2011 Price: $14.95  
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A Collision Of Power, Privilege, And Public Health

The Epidemic tells how a vain and reckless businessman became responsible for a typhoid epidemic in 1903 that devastated Cornell University and the surrounding town of Ithaca, N.Y. Eighty-two people died, including 29 Cornell students. Prot...

ISBN: 9780762760084 Pub Date: 02/01/2011 Price: $22.95  
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Evolution of American Bicycle Racing

The popularity of American bicycle racing has ebbed and flowed over the years, but thanks to the American's decade of dominance in European road racing, including the Tour de France, competitive cycling in America is seeing a popularity gre...

ISBN: 9780762739011 Pub Date: 08/01/2007 Price: $17.95  
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Gretel's Story

A Young Woman's Secret War Against The Nazis

The spellbinding account of the life of a young woman in Hamburg during the Second World War. Gretel Wachtel bore witness to the disappearance of her best friend during Kristallnacht, the infamous night of atrocities against the Jewish pop...

ISBN: 9780762770717 Pub Date: 08/07/2012 Price: $16.95  
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Irish Boston

A Lively Look At Boston's Colorful Irish Past

From famine to fame, poverty to power, the 300-year journey of the Boston Irish features a cast of memorable characters who shaped the city’s illustrious history. Runaway servants and war heroes, poets and priests, and Olympic champio...

ISBN: 9780762788347 Pub Date: 10/01/2013 Price: $18.95  
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It Happened in Michigan

Remarkable Events That Shaped History

This book offers an inside look at over 25 interesting and unusual episodes that shaped the history of the Great Lakes State.

ISBN: 9780762760244 Pub Date: 01/11/2011 Price: $16.95  
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It Happened in Rhode Island

From the story of Rhode Island's first colonist (who contrary to your elementary-school history book wasn't Roger Williams) to the revolutionary precursors to the Boston Tea Party to the wedding of Jack and Jackie Kennedy, It Happ...

ISBN: 9780762769742 Pub Date: 11/06/2012 Price: $14.95  
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It Happened in Seattle

Remarkable Events That Shaped History

From the great Seattle fire of 1889 to World Trade Organization riots in 1999, thirty events that shaped the history of the Emerald City.

ISBN: 9780762743681 Pub Date: 12/08/2009 Price: $14.95  
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