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Been There, Done That: A Rousing History of Sex

by Rachel Feltman A rollicking, myth-busting history of sex that moves from historical attempts at birth control to Hildegard von Bingen’s treatise on the female orgasm, demystifying plenty of urban legends along the way. Roman physicians told female patients they should sneeze out as much semen as possible...
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Early Modern England 1485-1714: A Narrative History, 3rd Edition

Early Modern England 1485-1714 is the market-leading introduction to the Tudor-Stuart period of English history. This accessible and engaging volume enables readers to understand the political, religious, cultural, and socio-economic forces that propelled the nation from small feudal state to preeminent world power. The authors, leading scholars and...
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History: A Visual Encyclopedia

This stunning visual guide explores and explains the defining eras, key moments, and outstanding people that have made history. In the same series as the New Children’s Encyclopedia and DK Visual Encyclopedias of Science, Art, and Geography (among others), this brand new history encyclopedia will help children, parents,...
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How to Survive Middle School: World History – A Do-It-Yourself Study Guide

This highly illustrated, handy field guide makes learning an adventure inside and outside of the classroom. Study with helpful illustrations, detailed tables, diagrams, and maps, essential vocabulary lists, and expert knowledge presented in a fun, bold, and easy-to-understand format. Explore and master topics like: • Ancient Civilizations •...
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A History of the World in 100 Limericks

by Mick Twister There is a young fellow named Mick Who’s adapted the old limerick To cover, with mirth The whole history of Earth And what made its characters tick. These 100 lively and humorous limericks take us back to before the beginning of time itself and right...
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Visions of Empire: How Five Imperial Regimes Shaped the World

by Krishnan Kumar What the rulers of empire can teach us about navigating today’s increasingly interconnected world The empires of the past were far-flung experiments in multinationalism and multiculturalism, and have much to teach us about navigating our own increasingly globalized and interconnected world. Until now, most recent...
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THE MUQADDIMAH – Abd Ar Rahman bin Muhammed ibn Khaldun – English

The Muqaddimah, also known as the Muqaddimah of Ibn Khaldun (Arabic: مقدّمة ابن خلدون) or Ibn Khaldun’s Prolegomena (Ancient Greek: Προλεγόμενα), is a book written by the Arab historian Ibn Khaldun in 1377 which records an early view of universal history. Some modern thinkers view it as the...
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World History For Dummies, 3rd Edition

Discover how the modern world came to be with this easy-to-follow and up-to-date history companion Want to get a taste of the entirety of human history in a single book? With World History For Dummies, you’ll get an overview of the history of, well, everything, from the Neanderthal...
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