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Dixie: A Personal Odyssey Through Events that Shaped the Modern South

By Curtis Wilkie - Published 2001

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Nonfiction

The history of the American South in the modern Civil Rights era is a fascinating example of America’s enduring racial tension amid ...Read Review

1688: A Global History

By John E. Wills - Published 2001

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Nonfiction

The year 1688 is chiefly remembered by students of British and European history as the time of the Glorious Revolution. Wills, a historian at ...Read Review

Wheels, Clocks, and Rockets: A History of Technology

By Donald Cardwell - Published 1994Published 2001

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Nonfiction

As the tide seeps in, it moves the beach a grain of sand at a time. So, until very recently, it has been ...Read Review

Quartered Safe Out Here: A Recollection of the War in Burma

By George MacDonald Fraser - Published 2001

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Nonfiction

A down and dirty book that doesn’t skimp on the detail. Here are the war memories of George Macdonald Fraser, which include ...Read Review

The Detective As Historian: History and Art in Historical Crime Fiction

By Lawrence A. Kreiser (ed.) - By Ray B. Browne (ed.) - Published 2000

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Nonfiction

  This volume on historical crime fiction, containing twenty-five studies, follows up on the phenomenal growth of this subgenre. On Rita Rippetoe’s ...Read Review

Georgette Heyer: A Critical Retrospective

By Mary Fahnestock-Thomas - Published 2001

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Nonfiction

This reference book, obviously an incredible labor of love, is a treasure trove for the Heyer fan. The author has collected a wide ...Read Review

A Treasury Of Royal Scandals

By Michael Farquhar - Published 2001

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Nonfiction

Writing in a vividly ironic style, Farquhar exposes the excruciating, ridiculous, poignant, stupid, and incredibly weird activities of the ruling classes — royal, imperial, ...Read Review

The Mummy Congress: Science, Obsession, And The Everlasting Dead

By Heather Pringle - Published 2001

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Nonfiction

Pringle is a frequent contributor to Discover magazine, and if you like easy-to-read articles of that publication’s type, you will definitely enjoy ...Read Review

Unwise Passions: A True Story of a Remarkable Woman– and the First Great Scandal of Eighteenth-Century America

By Alan Pell Crawford - Published 2000

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Mystery/CrimeNonfictionRomance

Unwise Passions is an engaging, thought-provoking biography that provides fascinating insight into an old scandal that wreaked havoc among several of the oldest ...Read Review

Wainewright the Poisoner: The Confession of Thomas Griffiths Wainewright–Regency Author, Painter, Swindler and Probable Murderer–Woven from Historical Fragments

By Andrew Motion - Published 2000

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LiteraryMystery/CrimeNonfiction

Thomas Griffiths Wainewright began life in a household of leisured literati and ended, through attempts to maintain that life, as convict number 2325 in ...Read Review