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    The first book of Civil War naval actions

    Dupuy, Trevor Nevitt, 1916-

    Describes the problems of manpower and equipment in preparing for naval warfare in the 1860's, and examines coastal and river battles and specific vessels which influenced the outcome of the Civil War.

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    David and Goliath

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Retells the Bible story in which a Hebrew shepherd boy kills the giant Philistine warrior Goliath with a slingshot.

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    292.211
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    The Olympians : great gods and goddesses of ancient Greece

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Offers brief biographical sketches of the twelve gods and goddesses that reside on Mount Olympus including such information as their Roman names, their parents, and the symbols that represent them.

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    299
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    The gods and goddesses of ancient China

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Presents color-illustrated profiles of seventeen gods and goddesses of ancient China, describing their origins, powers, and roles in ancient Chinese society.

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    299
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    Gods and goddesses of the ancient Maya

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Gives the history of the principal gods and goddesses of the ancient Mayans, including Hunab Ku, Itzamna, Ixtab, and Ah Puch.

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    306.3
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    All times, all peoples : a world history of slavery

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    Examines the historical patterns of slavery throughout the world, from ancient times through the present.

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    338.4
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    The cabinetmakers

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    A history of woodworking craftsmen in colonial America, describing their tools, materials, and workmanship.

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    371.1
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    The schoolmasters

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Describes what education and the schools were like in colonial times.

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    391.5
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    The wigmakers

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Describes the advent of the wig as a fashion necessity in France and England, illustrates popular styles of eighteenth-century wigs, and explains the colonial wigmaker's technique in construction and care of the wig.

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    398.2
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    The hero Beowulf

    Kimmel, Eric A.

    A simple, brief retelling of the Anglo-Saxon epic about the heroic efforts of Beowulf, son of Ecgtheow, to save the people of Heorot Hall from the terrible monster, Grendel.

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    The two mountains : an Aztec legend

    Kimmel, Eric A.

    Two married gods, who disobey their orders and visit Earth, are turned into mortals as punishment, and eventually become mountains so that they will always stand side by side.

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    610
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    The doctors

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Traces the early development of medicine in colonial America and discusses some of the methods and medications used at that time for treating illness.

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    The tanners

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Text and pictures describe how tanners made leather in colonial America.

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    The weavers

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Presents background information on cloth making in the colonies and describes the various techniques involved.

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    682
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    The blacksmiths

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Introduces the history of blacksmithing and discusses the techniques, products, well-known blacksmiths, and commercial importance of this trade in colonial America.

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    685
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    The shoemakers

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Surveys the history and technique of shoemaking in colonial America.

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    686.2
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    The printers

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Surveys the history of printing in colonial America, describing the work of the early printers, the development of the free press, and the printer's craft and technique.

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    720
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    The architects

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Traces the history of architecture in the American colonies, describing the influence of existing styles and the needs of environment.

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    739.23
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    The silversmiths

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Examines the art of the silversmith in colonial times.

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    757
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    The limners : America's earliest portrait painters

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    Discusses the motivation, materials, and techniques of the first "artists" in colonial America--the sign painters--and how their works contribute to a better understanding of early American history and society.

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    931.04
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    The Great Wall of China

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    A brief history of the Great Wall of China, begun about 2,200 years ago to keep out Mongol invaders.

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    Gandhi

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

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    Gutenberg

    Fisher, Leonard Everett.

    A biography of the fifteenth-century German printer who revolutionized printing with the invention of movable type.

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