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The Gifts Of the Jews

The Gifts Of the Jews

by Thomas Cahill

The author of the runaway bestseller How the Irish Saved Civilization has done it again. In The Gifts of the Jews Thomas Cahill takes us on another enchanting journey into history, once again recreating a time when the actions of a small band of people had repercussions that are still felt today.The Gifts of the Jews reveals the critical change that made western civilization possible. Within the matrix of ancient religions and philosophies, life was seen as part of an endless cycle of birth and death;... Read more
Reminiscences

Reminiscences

by Douglas MacArthur

Written in his own hand, and finished only weeks before his death, Reminiscences by General Douglas MacArthur spans more than half a century of modern history... Decade by decade, battlefield by battlefield, Reminiscences is a portrait of our most decorated military hero. It is the deeply moving final testament to a life of duty, honor, and service.
Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea

Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea

by Thomas Cahill

In the fourth volume of the acclaimed Hinges of History series, Thomas Cahill brings his characteristic wit and style to a fascinating tour of ancient Greece. The Greeks invented everything from Western warfare to mystical prayer, from logic to statecraft. Many of their achievements, particularly in art and philosophy, are widely celebrated; other important innovations and accomplishments, however, are unknown or underappreciated. In Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea, Thomas Cahill explores the legacy, good and... Read more
Fingerprints Of the Gods

Fingerprints Of the Gods

by Graham Hancock

Fingerprints of the Gods is a book first published in 1995 by Graham Hancock, in which he contends that some previously enigmatic ancient but highly-advanced civilization had existed in prehistory, one which served as the common progenitor civilization to all subsequent known ancient historical ones. Supposedly, sometime after the end of the last Ice Age this civilization passed on to its inheritors profound knowledge of such things as astronomy, architecture and mathematics.
The Lost Realms

The Lost Realms

by Zecharia Sitchin

Includes bibliographical references (p. 278-285) and index.
The Clash Of Civilizations and The Remaking Of World Order

The Clash Of Civilizations and The Remaking Of World Order

by Samuel P Huntington

Includes bibliographical references (p. [323]-352) and index.
Distant Mirror

Distant Mirror

by Barbara W Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman (1912–1989) achieved prominence as a historian with The Zimmermann Telegram and international fame with The Guns of August—a huge bestseller and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Her other works include Bible and Sword, The Proud Tower, Stilwell and the American Experience in China (for which Tuchman was awarded a second Pulitzer Prize), Notes from China, A Distant Mirror, Practicing History, The March of Folly, and The First Salute.
The Sacred Mushroom & the Cross

The Sacred Mushroom & the Cross

by John M Allegro

Where did God come from? What do the bible stories really tell us? Who or what was Jesus Christ? This book challenges everything we think we know about the nature of religion -- The ancient fertility cult at the heart of Christianity -- The living power of cultic rites and symbols -- The sacred mushroom as the emblem and embodiment of divinity -- The secret meaning of biblical myths -- The language of religion that links us to our ancestors. The Sacred Mushroom and the Cross sets out John Allegro's... Read more
Caesar and Christ

Caesar and Christ

by Will Durant

The Story of Civilization by Will and Ariel Durant is an eleven-volume set of books. It was written over a lifetime, and it totals two million words across nearly 10,000 pages. The series is incomplete: in the first book of the series (Our Oriental Heritage, which covers the history of the East through 1933), Mr. Durant stated that he wanted to include the history of the West through the early 20th century.
The Peloponnesian War

The Peloponnesian War

by Donald Kagan

For three decades in the fifth century b.c. the ancient world was torn apart bya conflict that was as dramatic, divisive, and destructive as the world wars of the twentieth century: the Peloponnesian War. Donald Kagan, one of the world’s most respected classical, political, and military historians, here presents a new account of this vicious war of Greek against Greek, Athenian against Spartan. The Peloponnesian War is a magisterial work of history written for general readers, offering a fresh... Read more
The Life Of Greece

The Life Of Greece

by Will Durant

Paideia

Paideia

by Werner Jaeger

Byzantium

Byzantium

by John Julius Norwich

Masters Of Deceit

Masters Of Deceit

by J Edgar Hoover

America Bc

America Bc

by Barry Fell

The Egyptian Book Of the Dead

The Egyptian Book Of the Dead

by E a Wallis Budge

The Wars Of Gods and Men

The Wars Of Gods and Men

by Zecharia Sitchin

Peoples Of the Sea

Peoples Of the Sea

by Immanuel Velikovsky

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Ages In Chaos

by Immanuel Velikovsky

Ages in Chaos is a book by the controversial writer Immanuel Velikovsky, first published by Doubleday in 1952, which put forward a major revision of the history of the Ancient Near East. Velikovsky had put forward his ideas briefly in Theses for the Reconstruction of Ancient History in 1945, but Ages in Chaos was his first full-length work on the subject. A second volume was due for publication shortly after this but was postponed.
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Ramses II and His Time

by Immanuel Velikovsky

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Blowback

by Christopher Simpson

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The Wheels Of Commerce

by Fernand Braudel

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New York\'s Left Bank

New York's Left Bank

by Budny, Virginia

"Published in conjunction with the exhibition Left Bank New York : artists off Washington Square North, 1900-1950, curated and organized by Virginia Budny for La Maison Franc̦aise of New York University, New York City. The exhibition is on view from October 27 to December 15, 2006, and at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, New York, in Spring 2007"--Cover, p. [3].

Includes bibliographical references.
Korean War

Korean War

by Hastings, Max

It was the first war we could not win. At no other time since World War II have two superpowers met in battle. Now Max Hastings, preeminent military historian takes us back to the bloody bitter struggle to restore South Korean independence after the Communist invasion of June 1950. Using personal accounts from interviews with more than 200 vets -- including the Chinese -- Hastings follows real officers and soldiers through the battles. He brilliantly captures the Cold War crisis at home -- the strategies... Read more
Bridge In the Sky

Bridge In the Sky

by Donovan, Frank

History Of the Cold War

History Of the Cold War

by Fontaine, Andre

Home From the Cold Wars

Home From the Cold Wars

by Roberts, Leslie

Speculum

Speculum

by Miller, Charles R D

Behind Closed Doors

Behind Closed Doors

by Zacharias, Ellis, M