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  1. The Karamazov Correspondence

    Presents the first fully annotated and chronologically arranged collection of the Russian philosopher-poet's most important letters, the vast majority of which have never before been translated into English. Learn More
    £101.00

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  2. Escaping Extermination

    Written shortly after the close of World War II, Escaping Extermination tells the poignant story of war, survival, and rebirth for a young, already acclaimed, Jewish Hungarian concert pianist, Agi Jambor. Learn More
    £14.99

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  3. Patrick van Rensburg

    Patrick van Rensburg (1931-2017) was an anti-apartheid activist and self-made "alternative educationist". Van Rensburg was an innovative and charismatic visionary who captured the zeitgeist of the late twentieth century, and whose work and vision still have resonance for debates in educational policy today. Learn More
    £23.95

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  4. Wanderlust

    The true story of Ida Pfeiffer (1797-1858), one of the most remarkable female travellers who ever lived - a housewife who decided to follow her dreams despite the strong disapproval of society. Hers is a tale that culminates in spies, intrigue, a botched revolution and a remarkable career cut tragically short by one voyage too many. Learn More
    £17.50

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  5. Combat Chaplain

    In June 1944, twenty-seven-year-old combat infantry chaplain Israel Yost arrived in Italy with the 100th Battalion, a little-known National Guard unit of mostly Japanese Americans from Hawai'i. This book presents this memoir intact with the addition of photographs and subsequent letters and speeches by Yost and other veterans. Learn More
    £27.50

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  6. Richard Halliburton and the Voyage of the Sea Dragon

    Set against the backdrop of a China devastated by invading Japanese armies and the storm clouds of world war gathering in Europe, Richard Halliburton and a crew of fourteen set out to build and sail a junk from Hong Kong to San Francisco in March 1939. This book follows the dramatic arc of this ill-fated expedition in fine detail. Learn More
    £57.50

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  7. The Power of Forgiveness

    Told through anecdotes and in response to letters and questions at her public appearances, Eva Mozes Kor imparts a powerful lesson for all survivors that guilt, anger, resentment, and shame are a waste of energy. Forgiveness of our tormentors and ourselves is the end of victimization, a release from pain, and fosters resilience. Learn More
    £25.50

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  8. Nature's Army

    Blessings on Uncle Sam's soldiers! They have done their job well, and every pine tree is waving its arms for joy." - John Muir. Muir's words and this book both celebrate a largely forgotten episode in America's history - how the US Army ran Yosemite National Park in an unusual alliance with the preservationist John Muir and his Sierra Club. Learn More
    £24.95

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  9. Association and Enlightenment

    Social clubs as they existed in eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Scotland were varied: they could be convivial, sporting, or scholarly, or they could be a dynamic social force, committed to improvement and national regeneration. The essays in this volume examine the history of clubs and societies in Scotland from 1700 to 1830. Learn More
    £35.50

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  10. Rewriting the Chicano Movement

    A collection of powerful new essays on the Chicano Movement that expand and revise our understanding of the movement. These essays capture the commitment, courage, and perseverance of movement activists, both men and women, and their struggles to achieve the promises of American democracy. Learn More
    £35.50

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  11. On Rising Ground

    In this well-researched and reasoned narrative, the common soldier is elevated to tragic hero. The author, John Douthit's great-great granddaughter and a descendant of the daughter who was born while he was away and whom he never saw, includes family stories and her own mother's memories of John's wife Martha. Learn More
    £25.50

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  12. A Reluctant Icon

    Artfully curated by James R. Hansen, A Reluctant Icon: Letters to Neil Armstrong is a companion volume to Dear Neil Armstrong: Letters to the First Man from All Mankind, collecting hundreds more letters Armstrong received after first stepping on the moon until his death in 2012. Learn More
    £22.50

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  13. Glacier National Park

    Takes readers on a journey through the history of Glacier National Park, beginning over a billion years ago from the formation of the Belt Sea, to the present day climate-changing extinction of the very glaciers that sculpted most of the wonders of its landscapes. Learn More
    £25.95

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  14. Dictionary of World Monasticism

    Despite the many volumes written about monasticism, this is the first comprehensive dictionary on the subject - not a proselytizing work but instead with a focus on history, biography and description both ancient and modern. The scope is worldwide, covering not only Christianity but all faiths that have monastic traditions. Learn More
    £49.95

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  15. Meïr Aaron Goldschmidt and the Poetics of Jewish Fiction

    Presents a bold new reading of one of Denmark's greatest writers of the nineteenth century, situating him, first and foremost, as a Jewish artist. Offering an alternative to the nationalistic discourse so prevalent in the scholarship, Gurley examines Goldschmidt's relationship to the Hebrew Bible and later rabbinical traditions, such as the Talmud and the Midrash. Learn More
    £51.50

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  16. The 'Stan

    A collection of comics about America's longest war. The tales in this book - based on reporting by David Axe and Kevin Knodell and drawn by artist Blue Delliquanti - are all true and took place in roughly the first decade of the US military intervention in Afghanistan. While the stories are from the recent past, The 'Stan is still very much about Afghanistan's, and America's, present. And likely future. Learn More
    £15.95

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