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Divided Gaels: Gaelic Cultural Identities in Scotland and Ireland c.1200-c.1650
By Oxford University Press
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mpn: 9780199247226, ean: 9780199247226, isbn: 0199247226,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
In this detailed and absorbing study, Wilson McLeod challenges the familiar view that Gaelic Scotland and Gaelic Ireland formed a cultural unit during the late middle ages and early modern period. Dr McLeod's examination of the surviving sources, especially formal bardic poetry, shows that Ireland was culturally dominant. While Scottish Gaeldom attached great significance to the Irish connection, Irish Gaeldom, McLeod argues, perceived Scotland as peripheral.

Visual Explanations: Images and Quantities, Evidence and Narrative
By Graphics Press
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mpn: 9780961392123, ean: 9780961392123, isbn: 0961392126,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
Describes design strategies - the proper arrangement in space and time of images, words, and numbers - for presenting information about motion, process, mechanism, cause, and effect. Examines the logic of depicting quantitative evidence. With Visual Explanations, Edward R. Tufte adds a third volume to his indispensable series on information display. The first, The Visual Display of Quantitative Information, which focuses on charts and graphs that display numerical information, virtually defined

Population Health: Creating a Culture of Wellness
By Jones & Bartlett Learning
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ean: 9781284047929, isbn: 128404792X,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
Practicing population based care is a central focus of the Affordable Care Act and a key component of implementing health reform. Wellness and Prevention, Accountable Care Organizations, Patient Centered Medical Homes, Comparative Effectiveness Research, and Patient Engagement have become common terms in the healthcare lexicon. Aimed at students and practitioners in health care settings, the Second Edition of Population Health: Creating a Culture of Wellness, conveys the key concepts of concepts

Florence: The Paintings & Frescoes, 1250-1743
By King Ross
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mpn: Illustrated throughout, ean: 9781631910012, isbn: 9781631910012,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 57 reviews
New York Times bestseller p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Calibri} A magnificent, never-before-published collection of every painting and fresco on display in the Uffizi, the Galleria Palatina of the Pitti Palace, the Accademia, and the Duomo, and more -- nearly 2,000 works of art -- all presented in a beautiful slipcased package. p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; font: 14.0px Calibri} This stunning book provides a comprehensive look at the masterpieces housed in t

Margaret Thatcher: The Authorized Biography, Volume Three: Herself Alone
By Allen Lane
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ean: 9780241324745, isbn: 0241324742,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
How did Margaret Thatcher change and divide Britain? How did her model of combative female leadership help shape the way we live now? How did the woman who won the Cold War and three general elections in succession find herself pushed out by her own MPs? Charles Moore's full account, based on unique access to Margaret Thatcher herself, her papers and her closest associates, tells the story of her last period in office, her combative retirement and the controversy that surrounded her even in deat

Contagion: Perspectives from Pre-Modern Societies
By Routledge
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ean: 9780754602583, isbn: 0754602583,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 55 reviews
Contagion - even today the word conjures up fear of disease and plague and has the power to terrify. The nine essays gathered here examine what pre-modern societies thought about the spread of disease and how it could be controlled: to what extent were concepts familiar to modern epidemiology present? What does the pre-modern terminology tell us about the conceptions of those times? How did medical thought relate to religious and social beliefs? The contributors reveal the complexity of ideas on

AMSCO Advanced Placement European History
By Perfection Learning Corp
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ean: 9781531113629, isbn: 1531113621,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 47 reviews
Features - concise and accessible text covers all topics and skills required in the most recent College Board course and exam update, including the new National and European Identity theme - divided into four chronological periods mirroring the structure of the AP European History course - each period features a one-page overview summarizing the major developments and key concepts for the period - an essential question opens each chapter to provide a framework for studying the content - each cha

Paris. Portrait of a City (multilingual Edition)
By Taschen
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mpn: 9783836502931, ean: 9783836502931, isbn: 3836502933,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 54 reviews
A city built on two millennia of history, Paris is entering the third century of its love story with photography.It was on the banks of the Seine that Niépce and Daguerre officially gave birth to this new art that has flourished ever since, developing a distinctive language and becoming a vital tool of knowledge.Paris: Portrait of a City leads us through what Goethe described as a “universal city where every step upon a bridge or a square recalls a great past, where a fragment of history is u

Mattos Uhayeci and His Chronicle (Medieval Mediterranean) (English and Armenian Edition)
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ean: 9789004330344, isbn: 9004330348,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
In Mattʿēos Uṙhayecʿi and His Chronicle Tara L. Andrews presents the first ever in-depth study of the history written by this Armenian priest, who lived in Edessa (modern-day Urfa in Turkey) around the turn of the twelfth century and was an eyewitness to the First Crusade and the establishment of the Latin East.Although the Chronicle is known as an extremely valuable source of information for the eleventh- and early twelfth-century Near East, neither its guiding structure nor Uṙhayecʿi's

British Armour in the Normandy Campaign (Military History and Policy)
By Frank Cass Publishers
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9780714653235, isbn: 0714653233,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 28 reviews
The popular perception of the performance of British armour in the Normandy campaign of 1944 is one of failure and frustration. Despite overwhelming superiority in numbers, Montgomery's repeated efforts to employ his armour in an offensive manner ended in a disappointing stalemate. Explanation of these and other humiliating failures has centred predominantly on the shortcomings of the tanks employed by British formations. This new study by John Buckley challenges the standard view of Normandy as

The Last Knight: The Art, Armor, and Ambition of Maximilian I
By Metropolitan Museum of Art
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ean: 9781588396747, isbn: 1588396746,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
A detailed look at the ambition and artistic legacy of Emperor Maximilian I and his passion for armor and chivalry Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I (1459–1519) crafted a public persona and personal mythology that earned him the romantic sobriquet the “Last Knight” and that perpetuates his legend to this day. In his lifelong quest to establish himself as Europe’s noblest ruler, he commissioned art, epics, and lineages, as well as exceptional armor from the most celebrated armorers in Euro

Western Civilizations: Their History & Their Culture (Brief Fourth Edition) (Vol. Volume 1)
By W. W. Norton & Company
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ean: 9780393614886, isbn: 0393614883,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 48 reviews
The most pedagogically innovative brief text―now connecting western civilizations to broader global contexts and students’ own experiences.Western Civilizations―written by two expert teachers―is the most pedagogically innovative text for the survey course. A carefully crafted text and media program empower students to master core content, engage in historical analysis, and think critically, and the Brief Fourth Edition has been substantially updated with the latest scholarship that conne

Modernity, History, and Politics in Czech Art (Routledge Research in Art and Politics)
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138585669, isbn: 1138585661,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 40 reviews
This book traces the influence of the changing political environment on Czech art, criticism, history, and theory between 1895 and 1939, looking beyond the avant-garde to the peripheries of modern art. The period is marked by radical political changes, the formation of national and regional identities, and the rise of modernism in Central Europe – specifically, the collapse of Austria-Hungary and the creation of the new democratic state of Czechoslovakia. Marta Filipová studies the way in whi

Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor
By Dk Pub
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ean: 9781465450968, isbn: 1465450963,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
A spectacular visual guide to the epic 4,000-year history of weaponry, created in association with the Smithsonian Institution.Weapon: A Visual History of Arms and Armor tells this epic story of the entire spectrum of weaponry through stunning photography and authoritative coverage, from the stone axes of the earliest warfare to the heavy artillery of today's armies. Take a journey through the centuries, from the Viking sword to the Baker rifle to the AK-47, as you explore the forms and function

Papal Jurisprudence c. 400: Sources of the Canon Law Tradition
By Cambridge University Press
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ean: 9781108472937, isbn: 1108472931,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
In the late fourth century, in the absence of formal church councils, bishops from all over the Western Empire wrote to the Pope asking for advice on issues including celibacy, marriage law, penance and heresy, with papal responses to these questions often being incorportated into private collections of canon law. Most papal documents were therefore responses to questions from bishops, and not initiated from Rome. Bringing together these key texts, this volume of accessible translations and crit

In the Garden of Beasts: Love, Terror, and an American Family in Hitler's Berlin
By Erik Larson
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ean: 9780307408853, isbn: 030740885X,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 52 reviews
Erik Larson, New York Times bestselling author of Devil in the White City, delivers a remarkable story set during Hitler’s rise to power.The time is 1933, the place, Berlin, when William E. Dodd becomes America’s first ambassador to Hitler’s Nazi Germany in a year that proved to be a turning point in history.A mild-mannered professor from Chicago, Dodd brings along his wife, son, and flamboyant daughter, Martha. At first Martha is entranced by the parties and pomp, and the handsome young m

Voices from Chernobyl (Lannan Selection)
By Dalkey Archive Press
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ean: 9781628973303, isbn: 1628973307,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle AwardWinner of the Nobel Prize in LiteratureA journalist by trade, who now suffers from an immune deficiency developed while researching this book, presents personal accounts of what happened to the people of Belarus after the nuclear reactor accident in 1986, and the fear, anger, and uncertainty that they still live with. Chernobyl, the acclaimed HBO miniseries and winner of ten Emmy Awards, is based in large part on the personal recollections from Voi

The Volunteer: One Man, an Underground Army, and the Secret Mission to Destroy Auschwitz
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ean: 9780062561411, isbn: 0062561413,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
“Superbly written and breathtakingly researched, The Volunteer smuggles us into Auschwitz and shows us—as if watching a movie—the story of a Polish agent who infiltrated the infamous camp, organized a rebellion, and then snuck back out. We are squarely confronted with the other human truth: ordinary people will happily risk their lives to help others. Fairweather has dug up a story of incalculable value and delivered it to us in the most compelling prose I have read in a long time.”

Dominion: How the Christian Revolution Remade the World
By Basic Books
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ean: 9780465093502, isbn: 0465093507,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
A historian of antiquity shows how the Christian Revolution forged the Western imaginationCrucifixion, the Romans believed, was the worst fate imaginable. It was this that rendered it so suitable a punishment for slaves. How astonishing it was, then, that people should have come to believe that one particular victim of crucifixion-an obscure provincial by the name of Jesus-had been a god. Dominion explores the implications of this shocking conviction as they have reverberated throughout history.

The Bastard Brigade: The True Story of the Renegade Scientists and Spies Who Sabotaged the Nazi Atomic Bomb
By Little, Brown and Company
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ean: 9780316381680, isbn: 0316381683,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 18 reviews
From New York Times bestselling author Sam Kean comes the gripping, untold story of a renegade group of scientists and spies determined to keep Adolf Hitler from obtaining the ultimate prize: a nuclear bombScientists have always kept secrets. But rarely have the secrets been as vital as they were during World War II. In the middle of building an atomic bomb, the leaders of the Manhattan Project were alarmed to learn that Nazi Germany was far outpacing the Allies in nuclear weapons research. Hitl

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