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The Fire of Liberty

by Wright, Esmond

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Printed in 12 point Monophoto Van Dijck; fine binding
Published
1983
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Red, rigid slipcase
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The editor, Esmond Wright, has here compiled and edited texts from 1774 to 1783, documenting the beginnings of the American Revolution. Beautifully illustrated and printed, with excellent binding, this book provides a good glimpse into the actual statements and corrrespondence of the time. in the interests of historical accuracy, all source material has been reprinted in its original form. Spelling… Read more
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Catholic Watershed

by Cahill, Michael P.

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Published
2014
ISBN 10
0879469943
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This book is about the Chicago ordination class of 1969 and how they helped changed the Church. The author interviewed six members of this class (Michael Ahlstrom, Larry Duris, Bob Heidenreich, Tom Libera, Ed Upton, and Bill Zavaski), personally. Each subject explained his background in the seminary and his pastoral work, in local parishes. In the ordination… Read more
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Revolutionary Medicine

by Abrams, Jeanne E

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Published
2013
ISBN 10
9780817891
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Revolutionary Medicine is a "must-read" for anyone interested in the birth of America.  Upon closing Jeanne E. Abram's wonderful book about the illnesses and health experiences of the nation's founders, you will never be able to look in the same way again at Washington, Adams, Jefferson, and their peers.  --Howard Markel, author of An Anatomy of Addiction As America enters a… Read more
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Ethiopian Orthodox Church

by Bonk, Jon

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Published
1984
ISBN 10
0810817101
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This book is an extensive bibliography, with 570 entries, of publications on the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. All books and articles listed are in English. Most entries have been annotated and arranged alphabetically by author, under five general classifications: General Works; History and Development; Teaching and Practice; Literature and Scriptures; and Organization and Government. Each annotation summarizes the content of… Read more
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Normandy Crucible

by Prados, John

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Published
2011
ISBN 10
0451233832
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The title notwithstanding, this book really covers the battle for France, from the invasion preparations to the closing of the Falaise gap and the occupation of Paris. The opening chapter well describes the pre-invasion situation, from both the Allied and the German perspective. The general narrative is clear and effective, well written. The concluding chapter reviews the… Read more
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Eunuchs for the Kingdom of Heaven

by Ranke-Heinemann, Uta

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Used - Fine
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Published
1990
ISBN 10
0385265271
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In this bestseller, the author traces the history of ethics in the West, with regard to sexual morality, including, for example, contraception, homosexuality, and extramarital relations.  The author details specific Church teachings, doctrines, and practices related to sexual moraltiy.  Beginning with non-Christian traditions, this erudite study deals with the earliest evidence, including the New Testament; she also studies in extensive… Read more
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The Complete Tutankhamun

by Reeves, Nicholas

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Published
1999
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With 519 illustrations, 59 in color, this book is a joy to read. This is the fullest account ever published of one of the world's greatest archeological discoveries.
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Civilization of Ancient Egypt

by Johnson, Paul

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Published
1999
ISBN 10
0060194340
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A leading historian and bestselling author herein re-creates 3,000 years of Egyptian civilization.  The auhoritative text is spendidly set off with 150 full color illustrations.
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The Science Times Book of Archeology

by Wade, Nicholas (editor)

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Published
1999
ISBN 10
1558218939
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This is the best science reporting from the acclaimed weekly section of the New York Times.  Archeologists' discoveries often answer important questions about human origins and human history.  Many patiently and methodically dig in the dirt, turning over rocks, seeking answers, while others use high-tech equipment to explore underwater realms.  Whatever the method, however, the purpose is the same:  to… Read more
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From Age to Age: How Christians Have Celebrated the Eucharist

by Foley, Edward

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Published
1991
ISBN 10
0929650417
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In this book, the author details the history of the Christian Eucharist, the Mass, from its beginnings in Jewish liturgy to the present. Father Foley, OFM, Cap., does not deal just with the texts of the Mass; he also provides extensive commentary on architecture, music, and sacred vessels. This book is profusely illustrated with drawings, maps, music, and… Read more
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St. Joseph Church History

by Lovasik, Lawrence

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Published
1990
ISBN 10
0899422624
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This is a compact overview of the history of the Catholic Church. The work is somewhat biased, inasmuch as the author does not honestly recount errors of Church leadership, such as those of Cardinal Humbert in 1054 (p. 79)or the suppression of Father Ricci's inculturation of Chinese customs (p. 136). Contrary to the author's perspective, it would be… Read more
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Mexican-American Catholics

by Fernandez, S.J., Eduardo C.

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2007
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The author, a Jesuit priest, considers the history of Christianity in Mexico, the life situation of Mexicans in the U.S., and pastoral strategies to help Mexican-Americans in becoming more active members of the Catholic Church. The author teaches pastoral theology and missiology at the Jesuit School of Theology in Berkeley and the Graduate Theological Union. A native of El Paso,… Read more
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Spiritual Leadership: The Quest for Integrity

by Doohan, Leonard

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Published
2007
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Paperback
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The author presents leadership as a call motivated by faith and love. He was a professor of religious studies at Gonzaga University, Spokane, Washington, for thirty years. He was also dean of the graduate school for thirteen years. Dr. Doohan is the author of fifteen books and many articles; he has given workshops internationally. He also organizes… Read more
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We Americans

by Allen, Thomas B.

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As New
Published
1975
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Hardcover
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Massive, oversize, 456-page book, with 659 illustrations, including 459 photographs. Images from the whole of American history, from the beginning.
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Cities of Destiny

by Toynbee, Arnold

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As New
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Poor
Published
1967
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Hardcover
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Massive, oversize volume of 376 pages, with smyth-sewn binding. 542 illustrations, 157 in color. After Toynbee's introduction, twenty cities are featured, with photos, images, maps, charts, and much commentary. This book is a magnificent history of the city and a stunning tour of the major centers of humanity throughout the world. Although the dust jacket is ripped, the book itself… Read more
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The Times Illustrated History of the World

by Parker, Geoffrey

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Published
1995
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0723006717
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Third revised edition. Massive, oversize, 310 page volume. Lavishly illustrated in full color. Never before has the history of the world been so vividly and arrestingly presented. From the origins of humanity two million years ago to the collapse of the Soviet Union and beyond, The Times Illustrated History of the World charts the full sweep of the human story.… Read more
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Arts of Russia; History of Russia, two volumes in one slipcase

by Buehr, Wendy; Grey, Ian; Froncek, Thomas

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Published
1970
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Hardcover
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Two massive volumes, beautifully illustrated, of the arts and history of Russia. Their age notwithstanding, these two oversize books, bound in black, are in mint condition. The pages are unblemished; the images are bright and clear, without fading.
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Secret History, The

by Procopius

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Published
1990
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Hardcover
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A polemical work of a sixth-century historian, Procopius, against the Emperor Justinian, his wife, Theodora, and his leading General, Belisarius. What a diatribe! The Secret History may have been written around the year 550 A.D. The two earliest known manuscripts date from the fourteenth century. This is a collector's edition, with fine printing and binding. Check out the front… Read more
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Rotting Face: Smallpox and the American Indian

by Robertson, R.G

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Published
2001
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Hardcover
ISBN 10
0870044192
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"The smallpox scourge that swept the upper Missouri tribes in 1837-1838 altered the course of history in many ramifying ways. Robertson's treatment of this profoundly significant episode, laid against the backdrop of the disease since first introduced by European colonists, is an important and readable contribution to Indian and western American history." --Robert M. Utley. On April 17, 1837, the… Read more
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Russian Illuinated Manuscripts

by Popova, Olga

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Used - Very Good
Published
1984
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Paperback
ISBN 10
0500273103
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69 illustrations, 48 in color. Cover has a vertical crease at the left edge, near the binding; otherwise, the book is in very good condition.
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