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1 A Guide to Denmark
Press Department of the Royal Danish Ministry for Foreign Affairs 1946 Paperback Good N/A 59 pages 
This little guide is intended to give in a handy form some of hte most useful information for visitors to Denmark. 
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2 Andrew Bergman We're In the Money: Depression America & Its Films
Harper Colophon Books 1972 060902701 paperback very good, no markings Library book 
Part 1, 1930-1933; Part 2, 1933-1939 
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3 Ann Turner The Girl Who Chased Away Sorrow: the diary of Sarah Nita, a Navajo girl
Scholastic Inc 1999 0590972162 / 9780590972161 1st hardback very good, no markings 192pp. 
Has 7 pages of b/w pictures & several maps. This fictional story is set in New Mexico, 1864, but is based on many actual events and characters. 
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4 Belinda Bozzoli Women of Phokeng: Consciousness, Life Strategy, Migrancy in South Africa 1900-83
Heinemann 1991 0435080563 / 9780435080563 paperback good, pencil markings on 6pp. 292pp. 
Pages 1-6 are loose. From the series, Social History of Africa. 
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5 Bishop Lesslie Newbigin Honest Religion for Secular Man
SCM 1966 Paperback Good N/A 156 pages 
Bishop Newbigin has recorded reflections on the secular city of the West by an Englishman who spent 23 years as a missionary in India. 
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6 Bob Baseman Masada: Pictorial Guide & Souvenir
Holy Land Palphot Ltd ca. 1974 paperback very good, no markings 36pp. 
8 1/2 X 6. Color pictures with text. A beautiful summary of an important historic site. 
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7 C Winfield Scott The Great Debate: Our Schools in Crisis
Prentice Hall 1959 5915369 Paperback Good N/A 184 pages 
What do you think? Do our schools neglect the most important subjects? Has Russia taken an unbeatable lead in science training? Is teacher training and certification quackery? 
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8 Chaim Potok The Gates of November: Chronicles of the Slepak Family
Alfred A. Knopf 1996 0394588673 / 9780394588674 1st hardback very good, no markings very good 249pp. 
The nonfiction story of a Jewish father and son in the Soviet Union -- the father a loyal Communist, and the son a dissenter, a "refusenik." 
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9 Christina Hoff Sommers The War Against Boys: How Misguided Feminism is Harming Our Young Men
Simon & Schuster 2000 0684849569 / 9780684849560 Hardcover with dust jacket Good Good 251 pages 
It's a bad time to be a boy in America. As the century drew to a close, the defining event for American girls was the triumph of the US women's soccer team. For boys, the symbolic event was the mass killing at Columbine High School. 
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10 Christopher Hill The World Turned Upside Down: Radical Ideas During the English Revolution
Penguin Books 1974 0140218203 / 9780140218206 Paperback Good N/A 429 pages 

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11 David S Wyman The Abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust 1941-1945
Pantheon Book 1985 0394740777 / 9780394740775 Paperback Good 444 pages 

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12 Desmond King Making Americans: Immigration, Race and the Origins of the Diverse Democracy
Harvard 2000 0674000889 / 9780674000889 Hardcover with dust jacket Good Good 388 pages 
Students of US politics will welcome this synthetic treatment of Americanization, racialist thought and citizenship in the 1910s and 1920s. Among the most thorough accounts in existence of the 1924 immigration legislation, Making Americans has much to suggest about current debates over multiculturalism, their deep roots in early 20th century diversity-in-the-making, and Progressive-Era constructions of and resistance to difference. 
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13 Diane Ravitch Left Back: A Century of Failed School Reforms
Simon & Schuster 2000 0684844176 / 9780684844176 Hardcover with dust jacket Fair with underlining and loose back cover Good 555 pages 
For the past 100 years, Americans have aruged and worried about the quality of their schools. Some have charged that students were not lerarning enough, while others have complained that the schools were not in the forefront of social progress. In this authoritative history of education in the 20th century, historian Diane Ravitch describes this ingoing battle of ideas and explains why school reform has so often failed. 
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14 E Anthony Rotundo American Manhood: Transformations in Masculinity from the Revolution to the Modern Era
Basic Books 1993 0465014097 / 9780465014095 Hardcover with dust jacket Good Good 382 pages 
A well-researched, elegantly written, deeply insightful history of manhood in America. 
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15 Earle Edwin Cairns Christianity Through the Centuries
Zondervan 1981 0310383609 / 9780310383604 hardcover Good N/A 506 pages 

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16 Edited by James Cox The Twentieth Century Pulpit: Outstanding Sermons by 37 Pulpit Masters
Abingdon 1978 0687427150 / 9780687427154 Paperback Good N/A 301 pages 
This powerful overview of 20th century preaching contains representative sermons from men of diverse faith outlooks who have had a tremendous impact on the spiritual directions of our times. Includes biographical sketch of each preacher plus guidelines for study of the sermon. 
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17 Edited by John Simpson The Oxford Book of Exile
Oxford 1995 0192142216 / 9780192142214 Hardcover with dust jacket Good Good 358 pages 
From the moment Adam and Eve were expelled from Paradise, exile has been a part of the human experience. The circumstances in which individuals or entire peoples are compelled to leave their homeland are as various as they are numerous, and in this book John Simpson has brought together examples of exile from all over the world, and from all periods of history. 
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18 Edmund Morris The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt
The Modern Library 2001 0375756787 / 9780375756788 Revised & updated paperback very good 920pp. 
This book won both the Pulitzer Prize and the American Book Award. It is the story of seven men -- a naturalist, a writer, a lover, a hunter, a ranchman, a soldier and a politician -- who at the age of 42 became the youngest President in history. 
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19 Edward W Bauman The Life and Teaching of Jesus
Westminster Press 1952 607038 Hardcover Good N/A 240 pages 
This book is based on a 30 week series of television programs that the author presented in Washington DC. 
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20 Edwin Scott Gaustad A Religious History of America
Harper Collins 1990 0060630949 / 9780060630942 Paperback Good N/A 391 pages 
A lively and comprehensive overview of the long American quest for the sacred. 
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