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Lost KingdomLost Kingdom
Serhii Plokhy
From a preeminent scholar of Eastern Europe, a new history of Russian imperialism In 2014, Russia annexed the Crimea and attempted to seize a portion of Ukraine. While the world watched in outrage, this blatant violation of national sovereignty was only the latest iteration of a centuries-long effort to expand Russian boundaries and create a pan-Ru ...
Number of pages: 432 | Publication Date: 2017-10-10 | ISBN-13: 9780465098491

Lost to TimeLost to Time
Martin W. Sandler
Stories that history forgot… but readers will remember. “The only thing new in the world,” said Harry S. Truman, “is the history you don't know.” In this fascinating collection of historical vignettes, Martin W. Sandler (author of Resolute and Atlantic Ocean) restores to memory important events, people, and developments that have been lo ...
Number of pages: 304 | Publication Date: 2014-10-07 | ISBN-13: 9781454913382

Lost to the WestLost to the West
Lars Brownworth
Filled with unforgettable stories of emperors, generals, and religious patriarchs, as well as fascinating glimpses into the life of the ordinary citizen, Lost to the West reveals how much we owe to the Byzantine Empire that was the equal of any in its achievements, appetites, and enduring legacy. For more than a millennium, Byzantium reigned as the ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2010-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9780307407962

A Field Guide to Getting LostA Field Guide to Getting Lost
Rebecca Solnit
A stimulating exploration of wandering, being lost, and the uses of the unknown from the author of Men Explain Things To MeWritten as a series of autobiographical essays, A Field Guide to Getting Lost draws on emblematic moments and relationships in Rebecca Solnit's life to explore issues of uncertainty, trust, loss, memory, desire, and place. Soln ...
Number of pages: 224 | Publication Date: 2006-06-27 | ISBN-13: 9780143037248

Lost HistoryLost History
Michael H. Morgan
In an era when the relationship between Islam and the West seems mainly defined by mistrust and misunderstanding, it is important to remember that for centuries Muslim civilization was the envy of the world. Lost History fills a significant void and is essential reading for anyone seeking to understand the major the early Muslims played in influenc ...
Number of pages: 320 | Publication Date: 2008-06-17 | ISBN-13: 9781426202803

The Trivia Lover's Guide to the WorldThe Trivia Lover's Guide to the World
Gary Fuller
Gary Fuller’s entertaining and engaging guide enhances geographic know-how with good, old-fashioned fun, using trivia to open up new worlds of knowledge for all readers. Often dismissed as unimportant, trivia here highlights issues that are far from trivial, pondering, for example, what peaceful country requires citizens to keep guns in their hom ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2012-08-16 | ISBN-13: 9781442214033

A Long Walk to WaterA Long Walk to Water
Linda Sue Park
The New York Times bestseller A Long Walk to Water begins as two stories, told in alternating sections, about two eleven-year-olds in Sudan, a girl in 2008 and a boy in 1985. The girl, Nya, is fetching water from a pond that is two hours’ walk from her home: she makes two trips to the pond every day. The boy, Salva, becomes one of the "lost boys" ...
Number of pages: 128 | Publication Date: 2011-10-04 | ISBN-13: 9780547577319

Lost HistoryLost History
Robert Parry
- Lost History is a kind of All the President's Men in reverse. As that journalistic classic followed Woodward and Bernstein exposing Watergate, Lost History is the inside story of reporters who broke the key stories of the Iran-contra scandal. But instead of basking in praise, they paid a high personal price. In a larger sense, Lost History explai ...
Number of pages: 305 | Publication Date: 1999-07-01 | ISBN-13: 9781893517004

WildWild
Cheryl Strayed

Number of pages: 315 | Publication Date: 2013-03-26 | ISBN-13: 9780307476074

The Rarest BlueThe Rarest Blue
Baruch Sterman
For centuries, blue and purple dyed fabrics ranked among the ancient world s most desirable objects, commanding many times their weight in gold. Few people knew their secrets, carefully guarding the valuable knowledge, and strict laws regulated their production and use. The Rarest Blue tells the incredible story of tekhelet, the elusive sky-blue c ...
Number of pages: 328 | Publication Date: 2017-08-31 | ISBN-13: 9780692890035

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