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In June 1942, Anne Frank received a red-and-white-checked diary for her thirteenth birthday, just weeks before she and her family went into hiding in an Amsterdam attic to escape the Nazis. For two years, with ever-increasing maturity, Anne crafte...

Anne Frank: The Book, The Life, The Afterlife

Thomas Buergenthal, now a Judge in the International Court of Justice in The Hague, tells his astonishing experiences as a young boy in his memoir A LUCKY CHILD. He arrived at Auschwitz at age 10 after surviving two ghettos and a labor camp. Separ...

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Herbert S. Parmet's Eisenhower and the American Crusades is a major assessment of the American presidency during the critical period of America at mid-century. The book follows the career of General Dwight D. Eisenhower from 1952, when he decided ...

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Richard Wagner is remembered as one of the most influential figures in music and theatre, but his place in history has been marked by a considerable amount of controversy. His attitudes towards the Jews and the appropriation of his operas by the N...

The Cambridge Companion to Wagner (Cambridge Companions to Music)

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If there were such a job as the nation's pastor, Billy Graham would be the prime candidate. Having known more American presidents, foreign leaders, and famous people than any other American living or dead, he has been uniquely able to speak to the...

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A reprint of the University of Chicago Press edition of 1969. This collection of over two hundred of Nietzsche's letters offers a representative body of correspondence on subjects of main concern to him -- philosophy, history, morals, music and li...

Selected Letters of Friedrich Nietzsche

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