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Armageddon, Oil, and the Middle East Crisis: What the Bible Says about the Future of the Middle East and the End of Western Civilization

What the Bible Says About the Future of the Middle East and the End of Western Civilization.

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O Jerusalem

This book recounts, moment by moment, the process that gave birth to the state of Israel. Collins & Lapierre weave a tapestry of shattered hopes, valor & fierce pride as the Arabs, Jews & British collide in their fight for control of Jerusalem. O Jerusalem! meticulously recreates this historic struggle. It penetrates the battle from the inside, exploring each p

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The Whydah: A Pirate Ship Feared, Wrecked, and Found

The exciting true story of the captaincy, wreck, and discovery of the Whydah the only pirate ship ever found and the incredible mysteries it revealed.The 1650s to the 1730s marked the golden age of piracy, when fearsome pirates like Blackbeard ruled the waves, seeking not only treasure but also large and fast ships to carry it. The Whydah was just such a ship, built to pl

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Paris: The Secret History

If Adam Gopniks Paris to the Moon described daily life in contemporary Paris, this book describes daily life in Paris throughout its history: a history of the city from the point of view of the Parisians themselves. Paris captures everyones imaginations: Its a backdrop for Prousts fictional pederast, Robert Doisneaus photographic kiss, and Edith Piafs serenaded soldi

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Barbari. Immigrati, profughi, deportati nellimpero romano

Un mondo che si considera prospero e civile, segnato da disuguaglianze e squilibri al suo interno, ma forte di unamministrazione stabile e di uneconomia integrata; allesterno, popoli costretti a sopravvivere con risorse insufficienti, minacciati dalla fame e dalla guerra, e che sempre piu spesso chiedono di entrare; una frontiera militarizzata per filtrare profughi e im

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How to Survive the Titanic: or, The Sinking of J. Bruce Ismay

A brilliantly original and gripping new look at the sinking of the Titanic through the prism of the life and lost honor of J. Bruce Ismay, the ship�s ownerBooks have been written and films have been made, we have raised the Titanic and watched her go down again on numerous occasions, but out of the wreckage Frances Wilson spins a new epic: when the ship hit the iceberg on

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A People and a Nation [with Atlas]

A People and a Nation is a spirited narrative that challenges students to think about the meaning of American history. Its thoughtful inclusion of the lives of everyday people, cultural diversity, work, and popular culture preserves the texts basic approach to American history as a story of all the American people.The end-of-chapter Legacies for a People and a Nation f

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The Swordless Samurai: Leadership Wisdom of Japans Sixteenth-Century Legend---Toyotomi Hideyoshi

It was the Age of Wars, a time of endless chaos and bloodshed, when the only law was the law of the sword, and a peasant boy named Hideyoshi dreamed of becoming a samurai. He lacked size and strength and well as social status. To realize his ambition, he had to rely on wits alone.A keen student of human nature, he learned to outthink and outmaneuver every foe. Not only did

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Seven Pillars of Wisdom

The classic account of war and adventure in the Middle East that transformed T. E. Lawrence into Lawrence of ArabiaOriginally intended as a study of the great cities of the Middle East, Seven Pillars of Wisdom is T. E. Lawrence�s masterful account of the Arab Revolt of 1916�18. As a liaison officer for the British Forces in North Africa, Lawrence advised local tribesmen i

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The Tunnels: Escapes Under the Berlin Wall-and the Historic Films the JFK White House Tried to Kill

Fascinating--and it is all true!-- FREDERICK FORSYTH, author The Day of the JackalWashington Post: A fascinating and complex picture of the interplay between politics and media in the Cold War era.Hailed by The New York Times Book Review, Alan Furst, Bill Moyers, Alex Kershaw, Kai Bird, and more.A thrilling Cold War narrative exploring two harrowing attempts to rescue

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