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  1. Great Empires

    Great Empires

    Regular Price: $40.00

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    Experience what life was like when pharaohs erected the majestic pyramids; when Hannibal commanded Carthage's 40,000 troops; when Charlemagne was crowned Holy Roman Emperor; and when the drive to conquer defined the destiny of leaders and the lives of ordinary people. Much of human history is destined to be forgotten--but thousands of years have not erased the epic stories of the great empires of the world. Great Empires sweeps through the ages, uncovering the secrets of dynasties from the dawn of human civilization to the 20th century and tracing the path of power around the globe and across the centuries. Each chapter delves into the times, places, and historical forces that gave rise to legendary warriors, charismatic kings, and lasting dynasties. Throughout these epic tales of the great empires we see extraordinary ambition, shrewd calculation, heroic bravery, and surprising foresight--all captured in one complete volume. Organized in chronological order from 2600 B.C. to the 20th century, this comprehensive history weaves together a compelling portrait of more than 30 epic empires using dramatic images, intriguing sidebars, and easy-to-follow time lines. New, meticulously drawn National Geographic maps show the extent of territory held by each empire, major trade routes, paths of military campaigns, locations of principal traded commodities, significant roads, walls and buildings, and sites of pivotal battles. Selected maps also show the changes in physical geography between ancient and modern coastlines. Sidebars, images, and text showcase the historic leaders such as Hammurabi, Alexander the Great, Julius Caesar, and Genghis Khan, who had grandiose visions for their world. Dimensions: 9-1/8 x 10-7/8 Inches, 368 Pages. Learn More
  2. Native Universe

    Native Universe

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    This gorgeous volume draws from the vast archives of the National Museum of the American Indian and the voices of some of the most prominent Native American scholars, writers, activists and tribal leaders. More than 300 full-color illustrations depict the artistry and culture of our hemisphere’s diverse indigenous peoples. With its insightful, firsthand prose, the book is a reminder that the ancient philosophies and folkways are just as valuable and relevant in today’s world as they were generations ago. Dimensions: 19 x 12 Inches, 320 Pages. Learn More
  3. Voices of War Audio CD Set

    Voices of War Audio CD Set

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    The moving story of America at war emerges from the diverse memories collected in this stirring tribute. Learn More
  4. Shiloh 1862

    Shiloh 1862

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    n the spring of 1862, many Americans still believed that the Civil War, "would be over by Christmas." The previous summer in Virginia, Bull Run, with nearly 5,000 casualties, had been shocking, but suddenly came word from a far away place in the wildernesses of Southwest Tennessee of an appalling battle costing 23,000 casualties, most of them during a single day. It was more than had resulted from the entire American Revolution. As author Winston Groom reveals in this dramatic, heart-rending account, the Battle of Shiloh would singlehandedly change the psyche of the military, politicians, and American people--North and South--about what they had unleashed by creating a Civil War. Learn More
  5. A Soldier's Sketchbook

    A Soldier's Sketchbook

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    A Soldier's Sketchbook, an illustrated memoir from a World War II soldier, is drawn from the letters, sketches, snapshots, and mementos of Pvt. Joseph Farris, who left his home of Danbury, Connecticut, and set off to war aboard the U.S.S. General Gordon in October 1944, bound for France as part of Company M, 398th Infantry. Farris wrote more than 800 letters home, and he hewed his artistic talents with sketches and paintings along the way. He also secretly copied officers' notes and, once back home after the war, collected clippings and battlefield accounts, which form a sobering counterpoint to his reassurances to his parents that everything is "swell." This book chronicles a young soldier's experiences from October 1944 through January 1946 in France and Germany. In words and pictures, it tells of Christmas in the trenches, long walks through the rain and mud, landscapes of fear and despair, lost friends and leaders, changing beliefs about human nature, God, and the Jerries (as he calls the Germans). Transcriptions of many of the 800 letters Joseph Farris wrote home sit side by side with the real thing, reproduced in facsimile on the page. Snapshots and color sketches, painted in moments of reprieve during battle and carried home by this earnest young man and fledgling artist, help us see the world he saw. Learn More
  6. War of 1812 and the Rise of the U.S. Navy

    War of 1812 and the Rise of the U.S. Navy

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    Discover the epic naval story of the war that threatened to undo our nation in 1812. Learn More
  7. Where Valor Rests - Paperback

    Where Valor Rests - Paperback

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    Experience the moving ceremonies that make Arlington National Cemetery so sacred. Learn More
  8. National Geographic Visual History of the World

    National Geographic Visual History of the World

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    With more than 4,000 illustrations and photographs, this outstanding historical reference is splendidly designed, very comprehensive, and extremely affordable.
    Our Price (Regular): $19.00
    Our Price (Deluxe): $29.95
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  9. Cultures on the Edge

    Cultures on the Edge

    Regular Price: $45.00

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    Photographer Chris Rainier presents over 100 images showcasing traditional cultures around the planet, collected over the course of 30 years. This visual exploration documents numerous traditional communities struggling to maintain and revitalize their cultural traditions and rituals in the 21st century. Masterfully powerful images tell their anthropological story, propelling us to the edge of the map and illuminating societies vulnerable to powerful changes unfolding in the modern world. Learn More
  10. Etched In Stone

    Etched In Stone

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    Canadian: $21.00 USD
    This uniquely focused book evokes our nation's heritage, pride, and mission through the words of its diverse people, engraved on monuments across the land. Learn More

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