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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 ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2010-06-01 | ISBN-13: 9780307407962

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

The Lost German Slave GirlThe Lost German Slave Girl
John Bailey
It is a spring morning in New Orleans, 1843. In the Spanish Quarter, on a street lined with flophouses and gambling dens, Madame Carl recognizes a face from her past. It is the face of a German girl, Sally Miller, who disappeared twenty-five years earlier. But the young woman is property, the slave of a nearby cabaret owner. She has no memory of a ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2005-11-29 | ISBN-13: 9780802142290

Finding the Flavors We LostFinding the Flavors We Lost
Patric Kuh
The multiple-James Beard Award—winning restaurant critic for Los Angeles Magazine delivers an arresting exploration of our cultural demand for “artisanal” foods in a world dominated by corporate agribusiness.We hear the word “artisanal” all the time—attached to cheese, chocolate, coffee, even fast-food chain sandwiches—but what does ...
Number of pages: 288 | Publication Date: 2017-05-02 | ISBN-13: 9780062219558

The Lost History of  Randolph County, Missouri (Volume 1)The Lost History of Randolph County, Missouri (Volume 1)
Berry Lee Canote
Many important events in this history of Randolph County, Missouri were left out of the history books published in the late 19th and early 20th century. "The Lost History of Randolph County, Missouri" covers a few of those events. Also included are the biographies of people the old history books also neglected to mention. ...
Number of pages: 158 | Publication Date: 2017-02-12 | ISBN-13: 9781543085563

Havana NocturneHavana Nocturne
T. J. English
To underworld kingpins Meyer Lansky and Charles "Lucky" Luciano, Cuba was the greatest hope for the future of American organized crime in the post-Prohibition years. In the 1950s, the Mob—with the corrupt, repressive government of brutal Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista in its pocket—owned Havana's biggest luxury hotels and casinos, launching a ...
Number of pages: 432 | Publication Date: 2009-06-09 | ISBN-13: 9780061712746

Jungle of StoneJungle of Stone
William Carlsen
New York Times Bestseller (Expeditions) • THE "MASTERFUL CHRONICLE"* OF THE DISCOVERY OF THE LEGENDARY LOST CIVILIZATION OF THE MAYA--AN "ADVENTURE TALE THAT MAKES INDIANA JONES LOOK TAME"*In 1839, rumors of extraordinary yet baffling stone ruins buried within the unmapped jungles of Central America reached two of the world’s most intrepid t ...
Number of pages: 544 | Publication Date: 2017-04-11 | ISBN-13: 9780062407405

The Lost Art of DressThe Lost Art of Dress
Linda Przybyszewski
As a glance down any street in America quickly reveals, American women have forgotten how to dress. We chase fads, choose inappropriate materials and unattractive cuts, and waste energy tottering in heels when we could be moving gracefully. Quite simply, we lack the fashion know-how we need to dress professionally and flatteringly. As historian and ...
Number of pages: 400 | Publication Date: 2016-03-29 | ISBN-13: 9780465066865

Witness to the RevolutionWitness to the Revolution
Clara Bingham
The electrifying story of the turbulent year when the sixties ended and America teetered on the edge of revolutionNAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCHAs the 1960s drew to a close, the United States was coming apart at the seams. From August 1969 to August 1970, the nation witnessed nine thousand protests and eighty ...
Number of pages: 656 | Publication Date: 2017-04-18 | ISBN-13: 9780812983265

The Lost Keys of Freemasonry (Also IncludesThe Lost Keys of Freemasonry (Also Includes
Manly P. Hall
Here is Manly P. Hall's classic work on history's most secretive brotherhood- reset and collected with two additional celebrated Hall volumes on occult Masonry. Freemasonry is the subject of perennial fascination-recently the cover story of a national newsmagazine, the premise of the movie National Treasure, and the anticipated basis of a forthcom ...
Number of pages: 352 | Publication Date: 2006-08-17 | ISBN-13: 9781585425105

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