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The Federalist Papers

An excellent reference for anyone who wants a better understanding of the Constitution, this compilation of eighty-five articles explains and defends the ideals behind the highest form of law in the United States. The essays were written and published anonymously in New York newspapers during the years 1787 and 1788 by three of the Constitutions framers and ratifiers: Ale

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The Theatre of the World: Alchemy, Astrology and Magic in Renaissance Prague

In the late 16th century the greatest philosophers, alchemists, astronomers, painters, and mathematicians of the day flocked to Prague to work under the patronage of the Holy Roman Emperor Rudolf II, an emperor more interested in the great minds of his times than in the exercise of his immense power. Rarely leaving Prague Castle, he gathered around him a galaxy of famous f

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American Government: Institutions and Policies

The reputable authors of AMERICAN GOVERNMENT: INSTITUTIONS AND POLICIES, 15th Edition combine excellent scholarship with practical examples and insight to create a text that is a clear and approachable tool for any student trying to understand the American government. This textbook highlights current issues in American politics focusing on the importance of American govern

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The West End Front: The Wartime Secrets of Londons Grand Hotels

The Ritz, the Savoy, the Dorchester and Claridges - during the Second World War they teemed with spies, con-artists, deposed royals and the exiled governments of Europe. And now, Matthew Sweets West End Front is just as teeming with the incredible cast of characters from this unique period of Londons history.Meet the girl from MI5 who had the gravy browning licked from

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Lancien regime et la Revolution

Ce livre nest point une histoire de la Revolution. Cest une etude sur cette Revolution. Les Francais ont fait en 1789 le plus grand effort auquel se soit jamais livre aucun peuple, afin de couper pour ainsi dire en deux leur destinee (...). Javais toujours pense quils avaient beucoup moins reussi dans cette singuliere entreprise quon ne lavait cru au dehors et quils

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The Sun King

WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY STELLA TILLYARDDuring his reign Louis XIV was the most powerful king in Europe. He presided over a golden age of military and artistic achievement in France, and deployed his charm and talents for spin and intrigue to hold his court and country within his absolute control. The Sun Kings universe centred on Versailles, a glittering palace from where

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Germany from Partition to Reunification: A Revised Edition of The Two Germanies Since 1945

In this book, a prominent historian revises his comprehensive overview of Germany since 1945 to take into account the momentous events that swept away one of the German states and united the country under the constitution of the other.Reviews of The Two Germanies since 1945A well-organized, clearly written, and meaty book.�Gordon A. Craig, New York Review of BooksA b

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Democracy in America - Volume 2(De la Democratie en Amerique 2)

This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

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A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide

A shattering history of the last hundred years of genocidal war which won the Pulitzer Prize for Non-fiction 2003.�The United States has never in its history intervened to stop genocide and has in fact rarely even made a point of condemning it as it occurred.�In this convincing and definitive interrogation of the last century of American history and foreign policy, Samanth

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The Constitution of the United States of America

The complete text of the United States Constitution, including all of the amendments. This inexpensive pamphlet edition is sure to be prized by Americans of all ages.

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