Vegan on the Cheap – Great Recipes and Simple Strategies that Save You Time and Money

You don’t have to blow your budget to eat great meatless and dairy-free meals every day. With Vegan on the Cheap, you can enjoy delicious vegan meals every day of the week. Veteran food writer and vegan authority Robin Robertson provides 150 mouth-watering, exciting recipes that cost just 50 cents to $2 per serving-hefty savings to go with hearty vegan meals.

The Great Courses – History’s Greatest Voyages of Exploration – Vejas Gabriel Liulevicius

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A Great Improvisation – Franklin, France, and the Birth of America – Stacy Schiff

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Margot Asquith’s Great War Diary by Michael Brock

Margot Asquith’s Great War Diary 1914-1916: The View from Downing Street by Michael Brock and Eleanor Brock
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Overview: Margot Asquith was the wife of Herbert Henry Asquith, the Liberal Prime Minister who led Britain into war in August 1914. Asquith’s early war leadership drew praise from all quarters, but in December 1916 he was forced from office in a palace coup, and replaced by Lloyd George, whose career he had done so much to promote. Margot had both the literary gifts and the vantage point to create, in her diary of these years, a compelling record of her husband’s fall from grace. She once described herself as ‘a sort of political clairvoyant’, but she did not anticipate the premier’s fall, and it is for her candour, not her clairvoyance, that the diary is valuable.
Margot was both a spectator of, and a participant in, the events that she describes, and in public affairs could be an ally or an embarrassment – sometimes both. Her diary evokes the wartime milieu, as experienced in 10 Downing Street, and describes the great political battles that lay behind the warfare on the Western Front. Her writing teems with character sketches, including those of Lloyd George (‘a natural adventurer who may make or mar himself any day’), Churchill (‘Winston’s vanity is septic’), and Kitchener (‘a man brutal by nature and by pose’). Witty and worldly, Margot also possessed a childlike vulnerability: ‘This is the 84th day of the war’ she wrote in October 1914, ‘and speaking for myself I have never felt the same person since. I don’t mean to say I have improved! On the contrary…’.
This volume brings together a wealth of previously-unpublished source material with an introductory essay from Michael and Eleanor Brock, two of the leading authorities in the field. This will be vital reading for anyone with an interest in the history of World War I or in British politics of the time.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Biographies & Memoirs

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Great Chief by Lindsay Buroker

Great Knitted Gifts by Andrea Shackleton, Gayle Shackleton

Great Knitted Gifts by Andrea Shackleton, Gayle Shackleton
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Overview: more than 20 years, present an eye-catching assortment of intarsia projects, perfect for gift-giving.Handbags and gorgeous garments for adults, plus adorable doll clothes, hats, and sweaters for children–thats what knitters will find inside this remarkable collection of gifts to knit. Theyre made using intarsia, an easy-to-work two-color technique thats especially popular with a new generation of knitters. Each item features a pattern in bold geometrics, stripes, or florals, and all the designs are young and fresh and beautiful enough to qualify as wearable art. Choose a Circles Scarf and Hat with pom-poms, Cherry Blossom Mittens, a Ruffle-Edged Drawstring Bag, Big Squares Knee Socks, a Wee Striped Cardigan, and many more. Every project includes full-color graphs, which make following the design fool-proof.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Great Beaded Gifts by Linda Gettings

Great Beaded Gifts by Linda Gettings
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Overview: From elegant jewelry to decorative home accessories, these 40 beaded gifts are fun to make and a pleasure to give. The awe-inspiring selection of easy and intermediate projects includes necklaces and bracelets, hatbands and purses, mirrors and lampshades. General instructions, with advice on all the necessary tools and techniques (such as basic stringing and adding clasps), appear right up front. Start with the simple Changeable Bead Necklace, which uses a dazzling variety of beads in random colors and sizes. A cool and funky Wavy Barrette goes wonderfully with now-popular vintage clothing. Or make a Beach Glass Hanger, Satin Evening Bag, tassels, ornaments, and much more.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Where Are the Great Pyramids? (Where Is…) by Dorothy Hoobler

Where Are the Great Pyramids? (Where Is…) by Dorothy Hoobler, Thomas Hoobler
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Overview: The Great Pyramids of Egypt–all kids over the age of five recognize them instantly. These massive tombs were built thousands of years ago, and still no one knows exactly how the ancient Egyptians did it! In this informative account, Dorothy and Thomas Hoobler tell the story of the powerful pharaohs who commissioned the pyramids at Giza and offer a fascinating look at the culture of the afterlife in ancient Egypt, explaining exactly how mummies were made. Easy to read and scrupulously researched, this explores the mysteries that have attracted countless visitors to the pyramids for centuries.
Genre: Nonfiction > Educational | Children

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The Great Courses – Why Evil Exists

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Great Issues in American History, Vol 3 by Richard Hofstadter

Great Issues in American History, Volume 3: From Reconstruction to the Present Day, 1864-1981 by Richard Hofstadter
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Overview:
The third volume in Great Issues In American History, From Reconstruction to the Present Day is now updated and revised to include another decade of American history. Beatrice K. Hofstadter, wife of the late Richard Hofstadter and herself an historian who worked with him closely on the original edition, has added a new section covering 1970 to 1981 and rearranged other sections in the light of what has since proved to be of lasting importance. This collection of significant documents in American history now goes from Lincoln’s Proclamation on the Wade-Davis Bill on July 8, 1864, to Reagan’s Address on Arms Control Negotiations on November 18, 1981.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Great Issues in American History, Vol 2 by Richard Hofstadter

Great Issues in American History, Volume 2: From the Revolution to the Civil War, 1765-1865 by Richard Hofstadter
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Overview: Volume II gathers documents from the period of the Revolution through the Jacksonian era, up to the Civil War and the Emancipation. To fit both Colonial and Early National courses, documents covering 1765-1776 appear at the beginning of this volume and at the end of Volume I.
Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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Great Issues in American History, Vol 1 by Richard Hofstadter+

Great Issues in American History, Volume I: From Settlement to Revolution, 1584-1776 (Great Issues in American History) by Richard Hofstadter, Clarence L. Ver Steeg
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Overview: This first volume of Great Issues in American History – three volumes of documents that cover the history of America from its settlement to the present – gives us a generous sampling from the major political controversies in the Colonial period. Included are such documents as Richard Hakluyt’s "Discourse of Western Planting" (1584), "Letter from Christopher Columbus to the King and Queen of Spain" (undated, probably 1694), "The Third Virginia Charter" (1612), Thomas Paine’s "Common Sense" (1776) and "The Declaration of independence" (July 4, 1776). Each has an explanatory headnote, and there are brief general introductions that set the selections in their historical context.

Genre: Non-Fiction > History

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The 3rd Act: Writing a Great Ending by Joshua Muravchik

Heaven on EarthThe 3rd Act: Writing a Great Ending to Your Screenplay by Drew Yanno: The Rise, Fall, and Afterlife of Socialism by Joshua Muravchik
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Overview: A film’s ending is crucial. It is the last thing an audience sees, and often the last thing it remembers, before leaving the theater. Indeed, it is no stretch to suggest that, more than any other part of the film, the ending determines whether the audience likes a film or not.

By extension, the ending of a script is probably the last thing the reader will remember when they put it down An otherwise great script will likely be passed on if it does not end well.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General

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Korea’s Great Buddhist-Confucian Debate by A. Charles Muller

Korea’s Great Buddhist-Confucian Debate: The Treatises of Chŏng Tojŏn (Sambong) and Hamhŏ Tŭkt’ong (Kihwa) (Korean Classics Library: Philosophy and Religion) by A. Charles Muller
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Overview: This volume makes available in English the seminal treatises in Korea’s greatest interreligious debate of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries. On Mind, Material Force, and Principle and An Array of Critiques of Buddhism by Confucian statesman Chŏng Tojŏn (1342-1398) and Exposition of Orthodoxy by Sŏn monk Kihwa (1376-1433) are presented here with extensive annotation. A substantial introduction provides a summary and analysis of the philosophical positions of both Neo-Confucianism and Buddhism as well as a germane history of the interactions between these two traditions in East Asia, offering insight into religious tensions that persist to this day.

Translator A. Charles Muller shows how, from the time Confucianism and Buddhism met in China, these thought systems existed, along with Daoism, in a competing relationship that featured significant mutual influence. A confrontative situation eventually developed in China, wherein Confucian leaders began to criticize Buddhism. During the late-Koryŏ and early-Chosŏn periods in Korea, the Neo-Confucian polemic became the driving force in the movement to oust Buddhism from its position as Korea’s state religion. In his essays, Chŏng drew together the gamut of arguments that had been made against Buddhism throughout its long history in Korea. Kihwa’s essay met Neo-Confucian contentions with an articulate Buddhist response. Thus, in a rare moment in the history of religions, a true philosophical debate ensued.
Genre: Non-Fiction > Faith, Beliefs & Philosophy

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