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Lincoln and the Jews - a history by Sarna, Jonathan D.

Lincoln and the Jews - a history

Jan 23, 2015
Lincoln and the U.S. Colored Troops by Smith, John David, 1949-

Lincoln and the U.S. Colored Troops

Jan 26, 2015
Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation - the end of slavery in America by Guelzo, Allen C.

Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation - the end of slavery in America

"I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves ... are, and henceforward shall be free ..." No other words in American history changed the lives of so many Americans as this declaration from Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation. Born in the struggle of Lincoln's determination to set slavery on the path to destruction, it has remained a document of struggle. What were Lincoln's real intentions? Prizewinning Lincoln scholar Allen C. Guelzo presents, for the first time, a full scale

Jan 26, 2015
Lincoln's rise to the presidency by Harris, William C. (William Charles), 1933-

Lincoln's rise to the presidency

"By describing Lincoln's rise from obscurity to the presidency, William Harris shows that Lincoln's road to political success was far from easy - and that his reaction to events wasn't always wise or his racial attitudes free of prejudice. Although most scholars have labeled Lincoln a moderate, Harris reveals that he was by his own admission a conservative who revered the Founders and advocated 'adherence to the old and tried.' By emphasizing the conservative bent that guided Lincoln's political

Jan 26, 2015
Lincoln's sword - the presidency and the power of words by Wilson, Douglas L. (Douglas Lawson), 1935-

Lincoln's sword - the presidency and the power of words

Abraham Lincoln now occupies an unparalleled place in American history, but when he was first elected president, literary ability was the last thing the public expected from the folksy, self-educated "rail-splitter." Yet the forceful qualities of Lincoln's writing eventually surprised his supporters and confounded his many critics. In this study, Lincoln scholar Wilson tells how Lincoln developed his writing skills, how they served him for a time as a hidden presidential asset, how it gradually

Jan 23, 2015
Live original - how the Duck Commander Teen keeps it real and stays true to her values by Robertson, Sadie, 1997-

Live original - how the Duck Commander Teen keeps it real and stays true to her values

Living as a culturally relevant teen who loves God and her family, Robertson has become a role model for other teens and for parents who are eager to instill the same characteristics in their children. She shares the simple list of principles that lead her to personal and spiritual growth, and help her live the way God says to live.

Jan 26, 2015
Live original - how the Duck Commander teen keeps it real and stays true to her values by Robertson, Sadie, 1997-

Live original - how the Duck Commander teen keeps it real and stays true to her values

The seventeen-year-old star of "Duck Dynasty" shares stories from her life and sheds light on the values and faith that influence her choices, while encouraging readers to remain true to themselves in the face of life's challenges.

Jan 23, 2015
Lost and found - adrift in the Canadian Rockies by Glasnovic Jamey, 1968-, author.

Lost and found - adrift in the Canadian Rockies

Jan 22, 2015
Love is not enough - a mother's memoir of autism, madness, and hope by Lexhed, Jenny, 1967-

Love is not enough - a mother's memoir of autism, madness, and hope

Jan 26, 2015
Love the home you have / Simple Ways to, Embrace Your Style, Get Organized, Delight in Where You Are by Michaels, Melissa, 1967-

Love the home you have / Simple Ways to, Embrace Your Style, Get Organized, Delight in Where You Are

Jan 26, 2015
Love, again - the wisdom of unexpected romance by Pell, Eve.

Love, again - the wisdom of unexpected romance

"In Love, Again, Eve Pell beautifully and thoughtfully concludes that life experience adds dimensions to the art of connection--and that we all stand to learn something from unexpected romance. How do old people meet new loves? Eve Pell was 68 when she convinced a friend to set her up with Sam Hirabayashi. Ten years her senior, Sam, a fellow runner, was handsome and sweet. Soon Eve and Sam were plunged into a giddy romance that began with a date at the movies. "It was crazy," Pell writes. "It wa

Jan 26, 2015
Machu Picchu by Meinking, Mary, author.

Machu Picchu

Examines the exploration and study of Machu Picchu. Explores the lives of the site's builders, traces its discovery and scientific investigation, and discusses future study and conservation efforts.

Jan 26, 2015
Machu Picchu by Meinking, Mary, author.

Machu Picchu

Describes the excavation of Machu Picchu, discussing the history and culture of the site, leading excavators, and their findings.

Jan 23, 2015
Make your job a calling - how the psychology of vocation can change your life at work by Dik, Bryan J.

Make your job a calling - how the psychology of vocation can change your life at work

Jan 26, 2015
Managing Anxiety With Mindfulness for Dummies by Marshall, Joelle Jane

Managing Anxiety With Mindfulness for Dummies

Jan 23, 2015
Marching home - Union veterans and their unending Civil War by Jordan, Brian Matthew, 1986- author.

Marching home - Union veterans and their unending Civil War

Jan 22, 2015
Master handbook of acoustics by Everest, F. Alton (Frederick Alton), 1909-2005, author.

Master handbook of acoustics

Jan 21, 2015
Master Thieves - The Boston Gangsters Who Pulled Off the World?s Greatest Art Heist by Kurkjian, Stephen

Master Thieves - The Boston Gangsters Who Pulled Off the World?s Greatest Art Heist

Jan 26, 2015
Mastering pasta / The Art and Practice of Handmade Pasta, Gnocchi, and Risotto by Vetri, Marc.

Mastering pasta / The Art and Practice of Handmade Pasta, Gnocchi, and Risotto

Jan 23, 2015
Masters of the games - essays and stories on sport by Epstein, Joseph, 1937-

Masters of the games - essays and stories on sport

Jan 21, 2015