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This book covers the events that transformed China from an imperial nation to a superpower, introducing the history of the world's largest and one of its most dynamic populations. More 
Examines the natural and manmade landmarks that reveal as much about the history of this vast nation as its geography. More 
Examines the sights, sounds, and tastes that have been developed and refined in China for centuries. More 
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Today in History with a Twist: September 23, 2013

Traitor Uncovered!      1780 - British Major John André is arrested as a spy by American soldiers.  He is carrying papers that expose Benedict Arnold's plans to surrender West Point to the... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: September 13, 2013

Baltimore Holds!      The war has turned in America's favor with our victory over the British in Baltimore Harbor.  The victory denied the British access to the strategic port city (1814... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: August 30, 2013

Hot Line Established!      Having narrowly dodging the nuclear bullet in the Cuban Missile Crisis the United States aand Soviet Union have established a hotline between the countries'... More 
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Way More Than Five Great Comics Biographies

Fiction is a great escape, but reality has the greatest cast of characters. What do you look for in a biography? Do you want a slice of world history focused through one person’s life? A... More 
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Today in History with a Twist: August 1, 2013

Shield in Place!      You can sleep a little bit sounder from now on (1957) knowing that NORAD is on guard.  The United States and Canada have formed the North American Air Defense Command... More 
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East Meets West

It all started with Richard Lloyd Parry’s The People Who Eat Darkness. Parry, as a foreign correspondent for the London Times, gives a thorough account about the disappearance of a British... More 

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