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350 Results
Le mal américain —Crozier, Michel, 1922-
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2010

L'Amérique est en crise. La première puissance du monde ne sait plus où elle va, et le monde entier commence à s'interroger. Le développement de la démocratie exige, selon l'auteur, que l'Europe à son tour apporte...

La face cachée du 11 septembre —Laurent, Éric.
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2008

Pour la première fois un ouvrage dévoile les mensonges et les silences officiels qui entourent encore la tragédie du 11 septembre 2001. Un an d'enquête a conduit l'auteur notamment aux États-Unis, au Pakistan, à Du...

Le rapport de la CIA comment sera le monde en 2020?
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2007

Pendant deux ans, une équipe de 25 experts a travaillé sur ce rapport. Il s'agit d'une évaluation sur l'état de la planète dans quinze ans, et d'indications qui orienteront la politique des États Unis dans les proc...

Les Grands Lacs histoire naturelle d'une région en perpétuelle mutation —Grady, Wayne.
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2010

Cinq lacs immenses logent au cour de l'Amérique du Nord. Ensemble, ils forment la plus grande source d'eau douce aisément disponible au monde, soit environ vingt pour cent des réserves totales de la planète. La riche...

Histoire d'un rêve brisé? les Canadiens français aux États-Unis —Roby, Yves, 1939-
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2010

Le projet utopique des élites canadiennes-françaises et franco-américaine de recréer la patrie perdue en Nouvelle-Angleterre ne se réalise pas. Ces élites considèrent l'histoire de leur groupe comme une tentative ...

My life as an Indian —Schultz, James Willard, 1859-1947.
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2011

Autobiography of a trader and rancher who married a Piegan woman and moved to the Blackfeet reservation in 1886. He recalls his adventures in the Montana Territory, where he learned the customs, language, and traditions ...

In retrospect the tragedy and lessons of Vietnam —McNamara, Robert S., 1916-
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2012

McNamara, secretary of defense under presidents Kennedy and Johnson, details the thinking, discussions, and decisions that shaped U.S. involvement in Vietnam. Deploring post-Vietnam cynicism, he argues that officials act...

The mighty land —Farrell, Cliff.
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2013

Roundup of anecdotes, legends, and historical facts of the Old West by a Western novelist. Colorful portrayal of the trail blazers, the Indians, and bandits and the peacemakers, the railroad men and the ranchers. 1975.

Moguls and iron men the story of the first transcontinental railroad —McCague, James.
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2012

To tell the story of the building and joining of the U.S. Central Pacific and Union Pacific railroads, the author has woven together familiar facts, original records, official reports, newspaper stories, personal reminis...

Lasting echoes an oral history of Native American people —Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-
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2012

Presents American history from the Native American viewpoint, from the arrival of European colonists through the 1990s. Written by an Abenaki Indian who quotes from primary sources such as journals, letters, and speeches...

Les sorcieres de Salem —Crété, Liliane.
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2005

Etude historique basee sur une celebre affaire de sorcellerie a Salem, en 1692, ou la fille et la niece d'un reverend demontrerent des symptomes de possession diabolique. Au proces, les declarations des fillettes secoure...

Great trails of the West —Dunlop, Richard.
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2011

With his son and a friend, the author sets out to retrace the old Chisholm Trail, the Camino Real, the Chilkoot Pass and other byways of American history. There are also tales of tenderfoots and yarns about Indians and s...

Ghost empire how the French almost conquered North America —Marchand, Philip, 1946-
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2008

French North America, a country that might have been but never materialized, inspired Marchand to seek its traces, using the explorations of La Salle in the 1680s as a guide. He writes a regular travelogue to a dozen-plu...

Hitler's undercover war the Nazi espionage invasion of the U.S.A. —Breuer, William B., 1923-
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2009

In the 1930s, undercover Nazi agents in America stole military secrets and influenced public opinions. Until alerted, the newly-formed Federal Bureau of Investigation was more concerned with underworld criminals than for...

Manhattan Project the untold story of the making of the atomic bomb —Groueff, Stéphane.
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2011

A non-technical narrative of the actual making of the first Atom bomb, with an accent on the personal cases of the participants and the industrial companies that built it. 2000.

Long shadows truth, lies and history —Paris, Erna, 1938-
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2002

An examination of how nations come to terms with their most painful history. To gather evidence, the author travels the world to investigate areas where past conflict still resonates. From the United States, with its lon...

Never call retreat —Catton, Bruce, 1899-1978.
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2008

Traces the Civil War from Fredericksburg in 1862 through the succeeding grim and relentless campaigns to Lee's surrender at Appomattox Courthouse and Lincoln's assassination in 1865. Sequel to "Terrible swift sword". 196...

Paris 1919 six months that changed the world —MacMillan, Margaret, 1943-
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2005

Analyzes the failure of the Versailles Peace Conference after World War I. Focuses on the nationalistic goals of American president Woodrow Wilson, French premier Georges Clemenceau, and British Prime Minister David Lloy...

For the president's eyes only secret intelligence and the American presidency from Washington to Bush —Andrew, Christopher M.
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2012

The history of U.S. information gathering in its many forms, including special agencies, from the first president through the first Bush administration. The author of "KGB: The Inside Story" (DC10407) focuses on what ind...

Entrepreneurs of the old West —Dary, David.
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2011

Relates the adventures as well as the business practices of the unknown and unsung trappers, traders, freighters, merchants, cattlemen, railroaders, land promoters and other capitalists who contributed to the taming of t...

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