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Up the Country: Letters to her sister from the Northern Provinces of India

In 1837 Emily Eden�s brother George, Lord Auckland, the Governor-General of India, embarked upon the diplomatic initiative that four years later culminated in the catastrophe of the First Anglo-Afghan War. On the long, arduous Progress from Calcutta to Simla and back he took with him Emily, their sister Fanny, countless British East India Company officers and officials, an

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The Cabin: Misery on the Mountain(Cabin 1)

Tuesday and Annabelle lived in the same state but in two different worlds. Tuesday, educated and independent, lives in the city; Annabelle knows only the harsh life of the mountain cabin, where she lives with her husband and two other women he has taken as wives.Tuesday never knew that life could change so drastically in such a short time. When her car breaks down in sub-z

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Finders Keepers(Cycle of Ages Saga 1)

On the faraway world of Faltyr, a calamitous Mage of Moordru must do whatever it takes to get the secretive contents of a magic chest back home to his master. But when his disastrous nature shipwrecks him on an accursed island, Kaladimus Dor must cooperate with a motley crew of survivors, including mercenaries from the adventuring guild known as Finders Keepers, to secure

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Handbags: What Every Woman Should Know

An illustrated history of handbags, this book features designer handbag labels including Dior, Fendi, Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent, Luella, Prada, Paco Rabanne, Louis Vuitton, and more. It covers the development of handbags, from the earliest animal skin pouches to modern day masterpieces.

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half pants full pants

Half Pants Full Pants is a sort of childhood autobiography set in Shimoga of the 70s and 80s. Given the era and milieu that he grew up in, it carries a flavor similar to that of Malgudi Days. All the characters in the book are real and most of them are still in Shimoga, of course now in their mid-40s. Quite a few are from prominent families and are now active and important

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The Convention of Kanagawa: The Treaty between the United States and the Empire of Japan.

Up until the mid-19th century, Japan was ruled by the Tokugawa Shoguns. Shoguns were military rulers who had dominated Japan since medieval times. The Japanese emperors, based in Kyoto, were revered, but had no political authority.Like the rulers of nearby Korea and China, the Tokugawa Shoguns of Japan tried to limit contact between their country and the outside world. Th

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Sharp Focus

The image of panhandlers is a common sight in many cities, but one that Rowan has avoided looking at any closer. Her brothers special request leads professional photographer, Rowan ODonnell, to begin a photo essay on the men living on the streets of Denver. While she is aiming her camera lens at the homeless, someone else is taking aim at their lives. Rowan discovers tha

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S.O.S. Slaap

Niet kunnen slapen, niet wakker kunnen blijven, dag-nachtritme omkeren, slaapwandelen... een rustige slaap is geen evidentie en hoe ouder we worden hoe vaker we dat ondervinden. Twaalf procent van de volwassenen kampt met slapeloosheid.Wie s nachts wakker ligt, voelt zich overdag niet lekker, kan zich moeilijk concentreren en loopt risico op een depressie. In dit boek lee

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Daily Life During World War I (The Greenwood Press Daily Life Through History Series)

What was life really like for the ordinary soldier, sailor, airman, and civilian during World War I? Was it different for the British, French, and Americans than it was for the Germans? This work brings to life the military and civilian experiences of ordinary people on both sides of the war. Rich with information not available elsewhere, this engagingly written narrative

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Madwives: Schizophrenic Women in the 1950s

An important contribution to the study of mental illness, gender roles, and family interaction. . . . An insightful and well-written book demonstrating the pervasive consequences of gender roles for the deepest levels of mind and emotion.--American Journal of Sociology Opens a window onto the lives of the mentally ill and their families.--Womens Review of Books Warre

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