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History (from Greek ἱστορία - historia, meaning "inquiry, knowledge acquired by investigation") is the discovery, collection, organization, and presentation of information about past events. History can also mean the period of time after writing was invented. Scholars who write about history are called historians. It is a field of research which uses a narrative to examine and analyse the sequence of events, and it sometimes attempts to investigate objectively the patterns of cause and effect that determine events. Historians debate the nature of history and its usefulness. This includes discu ...more

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  • Not a Soldier, But a Scoundrel by Heidi M. Crabtree
    Not a Soldier, But a Scoundrel: The Lives and Deaths of George W. Graham
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    Release date: Oct 15, 2015
    Reads like fiction but it's all true!
    This is a giveaway for a signed 3rd edition, the latest version with newly discovered material.
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    Availability: 1 copy available, 167 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 20 - Jul 04, 2016

    Countries available: US

    Format: Print Book

  • Pax Americana by Manuel Lopez-Linares
    Pax Americana: How and Why Us Elites Turned Global Primacy Into a Silent Empire
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    Release date: Apr 29, 2016
    Ten (10) copies of Manuel Lopez-Linares’s book, Pax Americana, will be given away to lucky contestants!


    Pax Americana presents new historical analysis
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    Availability: 10 copies available, 252 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 10 - Jul 11, 2016

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  • Secrets of the Afro Comb by K.N. Chimbiri
    Secrets of the Afro Comb
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    Release date: Jul 01, 2013

    ** AUTOGRAPHED COPY **

    This books reveals 6,000 years of less-well known world history via the Afro comb.

    The first African combs were found in the anci
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    Availability: 1 copy available, 379 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: May 28 - Jul 03, 2016

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  • Playing with Fire by Sharon Robards
    Playing with Fire
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    Release date: Mar 04, 2016
    Enter to win a story of the House of Guelph (Hanover) when the English throne lingered at a far distance like a dim star.

    Seventeenth century Germany,
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    Availability: 1 copy available, 337 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 04 - Jul 12, 2016

    Countries available: US and AU

    Format: Print Book

  • My Brother's Keeper by Rod Gragg
    My Brother's Keeper: Christians Who Risked All to Protect Jewish Targets of the Nazi Holocaust
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    Release date: Oct 11, 2016
    Enter for a chance to win My Brother's Keeper by Rod Gragg. Please enter your physical address (no P.O. box numbers)."
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    Availability: 5 copies available, 264 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 11 - Aug 11, 2016

    Countries available: US

    Format: Print Book

  • Tending to the Past by Jim McGinnis
    Tending to the Past: Reflections of an American History Teacher
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    Release date: Oct 19, 2015
    Enter to Win 1 0f 5 Signed/First Edition Copies of "Tending to the Past," by Jim McGinnis
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    Availability: 5 copies available, 188 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 11 - Jul 11, 2016

    Countries available: US

    Format: Print Book

  • The True Believer by Kati Marton
    The True Believer: The Secret Life of Noel Field--Stalin’s Last American Spy
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    Release date: Sep 06, 2016
    Enter for a chance to win an advance copy of True Believer: an astonishing real-life spy thriller, filled with danger, misplaced loyalties, betrayal, ...more
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    Availability: 10 copies available, 150 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 18 - Jul 02, 2016

    Countries available: CA

    Format: Print Book

  • Extraordinary Voyages of the Panchatantra by Ramsay Wood
    Extraordinary Voyages of the Panchatantra
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    Release date: Oct 11, 2011
    IN ALL THE STORYTELLING COLLECTIONS FROM INDIA, it is the secular animal fables found in the THE PANCHATANTRA and its Buddhist inspiration, THE JATAKA ...more
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    Availability: 1 copy available, 875 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Apr 11 - Jul 01, 2016

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  • The Disappearance of Maria Glenn by Naomi Clifford
    The Disappearance of Maria Glenn: A True Life Regency Mystery
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    Release date: Apr 15, 2016
    Win one of six signed copies of The Disappearance of Maria Glenn: A True Life Regency Mystery.

    A true story of crime, coercion, illusory triumph and f
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    Availability: 6 copies available, 326 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: May 14 - Jul 01, 2016

    Countries available: GB and IE

    Format: Print Book

  • Journey Back in Time by D M Russ
    Journey Back in Time: Unseen Poetry of the 19th Century Vol. 1
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    Release date: Apr 04, 2016
    Chance of winning 1 of 3 signed copies of Journey Back In Time Volume 1 of 3 Series' Unseen Poetry from the 18th century, by D.M. Russ


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    Availability: 3 copies available, 405 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: May 24 - Jul 01, 2016

    Countries available: US

    Format: Print Book

  • Proust for Beginners by Steve Bachmann
    Proust for Beginners
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    Release date: May 17, 2016
    Proust For Beginners presents the life, work, and times of French novelist Marcel Proust, author of the modernist classic In Search of Lost Time (À la ...more
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    Availability: 15 copies available, 470 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: May 31 - Jul 01, 2016

    Countries available: US

    Format: Print Book

  • Left of the Left by Anatole Dolgoff
    Left of the Left: My Memories of Sam Dolgoff
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    Release date: Jul 01, 2016
    Enter to win a copy of LEFT OF THE LEFT: My Memories of Sam Dolgoff!

    Sam Dolgoff (1902–1990) was a house painter by trade and member of the IWW from th
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    Availability: 5 copies available, 337 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 01 - Jul 01, 2016

    Countries available: US

    Format: Print Book

  • The Morning They Came For Us by Janine Di Giovanni
    The Morning They Came For Us: Dispatches from Syria
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    Release date: May 03, 2016
    “Devastating . . . A longtime reporter who covered the wars in Bosnia, Chechnya and Sierra Leone, Ms. di Giovanni writes here with urgency and anguish ...more
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    Availability: 45 copies available, 639 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 24 - Jul 02, 2016

    Countries available: US

    Format: Print Book

  • Life and Death in the Andes by Kim MacQuarrie
    Life and Death in the Andes: On the Trail of Bandits, Heroes, and Revolutionaries
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    Release date: Dec 01, 2015
    Enter for a chance to win a first-edition, signed copy of "Life and Death in the Andes: On the Trail of Bandits, Heroes, and Revolutionaries," by the ...more
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    Availability: 1 copy available, 1147 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: May 15 - Jul 03, 2016

    Countries available: US and CA

    Format: Print Book

  • Out of the Shoebox by Yaron Reshef
    Out of the Shoebox: An Autobiographic Mystery
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    Release date: Oct 22, 2014
    Amazing book 5++

    Rarely do I have this reaction to this type of story. Read most of it in 1 sitting, finished it first thing next morning. Hard to expl
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    Availability: 1 copy available, 886 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 01 - Jul 03, 2016

    Countries available: US

    Format: Print Book

  • Under Minnesota Skies by Bernadette Hondl Thomasy
    Under Minnesota Skies: John and Dorothy Hondl Family History and Farm Memories
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    Release date: Sep 01, 2015
    Enter for a chance to win one of two signed copies of Under Minnesota Skies: John and Dorothy Family History and Farm Memories.

    Beautifully written sto
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    Availability: 2 copies available, 221 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 12 - Jul 03, 2016

    Countries available: US

    Format: Print Book

  • Secrets, Spies and Spotted Dogs by Jane Eales
    Secrets, Spies and Spotted Dogs
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    Release date: May 07, 2015
    This AWARD WINNING true story is about the author's adoption as a baby in London in 1947. Two years later her German Jewish family move to Zimbabwe. W ...more
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    Availability: 1 copy available, 836 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 17 - Jul 03, 2016

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  • Marx Engels Lenin Trotsky by James DeMeo
    Marx Engels Lenin Trotsky: Genocide Quotes: The Hidden History of Communism's Founding Tyrants, in Their Own Words
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    Release date: Mar 31, 2016
    See the Book description and covers at the given Goodreads page. Winners outside the USA must provide a telephone number for our international shippin ...more
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    Availability: 5 copies available, 757 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: May 11 - Jul 04, 2016

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  • Ами ако? България на три морета by Христо Раянов
    Ами ако? България на три морета
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    Release date: May 19, 2016
    Младият писател Христо Раянов повдига въпроса, който поне веднъж всички българи сме си задавали: „Ами ако…“. Ами ако Аспарух не се беше заселил в Онгъ ...more
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    Availability: 5 copies available, 74 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 06 - Jul 04, 2016

    Countries available: BG

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  • Then and Now by Gary W. Clark
    Then and Now: The Seductive Genius of C. D. Gibson
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    Release date: Apr 27, 2016
    Win one of two copies of a Then and Now: The Seductive Genius of C. D. Gibson.

    Then and Now – The Seductive Genius of C. D. Gibson, is an illuminating
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    Availability: 2 copies available, 241 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 21 - Jul 04, 2016

    Countries available: US

    Format: Print Book

  • The Six by Laura Thompson
    The Six: The Lives of the Mitford Sisters
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    Release date: Sep 06, 2016
    The eldest was a razor-sharp novelist of upper-class manners; the second was loved by John Betjeman; the third was a fascist who married Oswald Mosley ...more
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    Availability: 15 copies available, 515 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 21 - Jul 04, 2016

    Countries available: US

    Format: Print Book

  • Heaven's Ditch by Jack Kelly
    Heaven's Ditch: God, Gold, and Murder on the Erie Canal
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    Release date: Jul 05, 2016
    The technological marvel of its age, the Erie Canal grew out of a sudden fit of inspiration. Proponents didn't just dream; they built a 360-mile water ...more
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    Availability: 15 copies available, 691 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: May 15 - Jul 05, 2016

    Countries available: US

    Format: Print Book

  • Culture Wars in British Literature by Tracy J. Prince
    Culture Wars in British Literature: Multiculturalism and National Identity
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    Release date: Sep 07, 2012
    The past century's culture wars that Britain has been consumed by, but that few North Americans seem aware of, have resulted in revised notions of Bri ...more
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    Availability: 1 copy available, 1490 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Apr 07 - Jul 05, 2016

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  • Upstairs at the White House by J.B. West
    Upstairs at the White House: My Life with the First Ladies
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    Release date: Jun 21, 2016
    Enter for a chance to win a copy of UPSTAIRS AT THE WHITE HOUSE by J. B. West, a behind-the-scenes look at the lives of Eleanor Roosevelt, Lady Bird J ...more
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    Availability: 5 copies available, 741 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 21 - Jul 05, 2016

    Countries available: US

    Format: Print Book

  • Taverns of the American Revolution by Adrian Covert
    Taverns of the American Revolution
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    Release date: Jun 28, 2016
    Taverns of the American Revolution presents the boozing and schmoozing that went on in some of America’s most historic watering holes, revealing the c ...more
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    Availability: 1 copy available, 309 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 21 - Jul 05, 2016

    Countries available: US

    Format: Print Book

  • The True Believer by Kati Marton
    The True Believer: The Secret Life of Noel Field--Stalin’s Last American Spy
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    Release date: Sep 06, 2016
    This astonishing real-life spy thriller, filled with danger, misplaced loyalties, betrayal, treachery, and pure evil, with a plot twist worthy of John ...more
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    Availability: 5 copies available, 326 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 27 - Jul 05, 2016

    Countries available: US

    Format: Print Book

  • The Bowery Boys by Greg Young
    The Bowery Boys: Adventures in Old New York: An Unconventional Exploration of Manhattan's Historic Neighborhoods, Secret Spots and Colorful Characters
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    Release date: Jun 14, 2016
    Enter for a chance to win one of 10 copies of "The Bowery Boys: Adventures in Old New York."
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    Availability: 10 copies available, 427 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: May 04 - Jul 06, 2016

    Countries available: US

    Format: Print Book

  • Frontier Grit by Marianne Monson
    Frontier Grit: The Unlikely True Stories of Daring Pioneer Women
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    Release date: Sep 06, 2016
    Enter to win one of 5 copies of this exciting new book by Marianne Monson!

    Discover the stories of twelve women who “heard the call” to settle the west
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    Availability: 5 copies available, 600 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 29 - Jul 06, 2016

    Countries available: US

    Format: Print Book

  • The Globe Guide to Shakespeare by Andrew  Dickson
    The Globe Guide to Shakespeare: The Plays, the Productions, the Life
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    Release date: Sep 06, 2016
    In celebration of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's death and fully endorsed by the Globe Theatre – enter now for your chance to win THE GLOBE GU ...more
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    Availability: 3 copies available, 446 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 07 - Jul 07, 2016

    Countries available: US

    Format: Print Book

  • Ahead of the Curve by Brian Kenny
    Ahead of the Curve: Inside the Baseball Revolution
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    Release date: Jul 05, 2016
    Brian Kenny—outspoken MLB Network host and commentator—uses stories from baseball’s present and past to examine why we sometimes choose ignorance over ...more
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    Availability: 10 copies available, 223 people requesting

    Giveaway dates: Jun 23 - Jul 07, 2016

    Countries available: US

    Format: Print Book

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