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    Witches and witch-hunts

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    Mel

    Witches and witch-hunts : a history of persecution

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    Traces the origins and progression of hysteria, fear, and persecution associated with witches and witchcraft in western societies.

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    The terrorists

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    The terrorists

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    A historical survey of terrorism, investigating the tactics of modern terror organizations and totalitarian regimes and evaluating the morality and political effectiveness of their violent actions.

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    Ain't gonna study war no more

    327.1
    Mel

    Ain't gonna study war no more : the story of America's peace seekers

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    Presents a history of pacifism and those who have protested against war, concentrating on war resistance in the United States, from colonial days up to the current movement against nuclear arms.

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    Cheap raw material

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    Cheap raw material

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

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    The Bill of Rights

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    The Bill of Rights : how we got it and what it means

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    Traces the history of the Bill of Rights of the United States Constitution and highlights contemporary challenges to each of the ten amendments.

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    Crime in America

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    Crime in America

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    Discusses various aspects of crime in America, including crime in the streets, battered family members, the Mob, and law enforcement.

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    Hear that train whistle blow!

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    Mel

    Hear that train whistle blow! : how the railroad changed the world

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    Takes a look at the history of rail transportation, focussing on how it transformed societies from isolated communities which rarely communicated or traded into unified nations.

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    Gold

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    Gold : the true story of why people search for it, mine it, trade it, steal it, mint it, hoard it, shape it, wear it, fight and kill for it

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    Discusses the value of gold and how it has been sought after and used in countries around the world throughout history.

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    Never to forget

    940.53
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    Rescue

    940.53
    Mel

    Rescue : the story of how gentiles saved Jews in the Holocaust

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    A recounting drawn from historic source material of the many individual acts of heroism performed by righteous gentiles who sought to thwart the extermination of the Jews during the Holocaust.

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    The Black Americans

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    The Black Americans : a history in their own words, 1619-1983

    A history of Black people in the United States, as told through letters, speeches, articles, eyewitness accounts, and other documents.

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    A pictorial history of Blackamericans

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    A pictorial history of Blackamericans

    Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

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    The American revolutionaries

    973.3
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    The American revolutionaries : a history in their own words, 1750-1800

    Letters, diaries, memoirs, interviews, ballads, newspaper articles, and speeches depict life and events in the American colonies in the second half of the eighteenth century, with an emphasis on the years of the Revolutionary War.

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    Benjamin Franklin

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    Benjamin Franklin : the new American

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    Presents a biography of the multi-talented and accomplished founding father.

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    Lincoln, in his own words

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    Lincoln, in his own words

    Combines background commentary with quotes from Lincoln's letters, speeches, and public papers to provide a personal view of his life, thoughts, and actions.

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    Voices from the Civil War

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    Voices from the Civil War : a documentary history of the great American conflict

    Letters, diaries, memoirs, interviews, ballads, newspaper articles, and speeches depict life and events during the four years of the Civil War.

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    Columbus and the world around him

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    Columbus and the world around him

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    Describes the voyages of Columbus, the terrible impact of the Spaniards on the Indians, and the ultimate cultural influence of the Native Americans on their white conquerors.

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    Andrew Jackson

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    Andrew Jackson : and his America

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    A look at the life and times of our seventh president.

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    Theodore Roosevelt and his America

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    Theodore Roosevelt and his America

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    Traces the life and career of Theodore Roosevelt, describes his interests in conservation, and examines his accomplishments as president.

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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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    Weapons & warfare

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    Weapons & warfare : from the stone age to the space age

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    Highlights some weapons of war explaining how and why they were developed, various responses people have had to them, and the impact they have had upon society.

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    The amazing potato

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    The amazing potato : a story in which the Incas, Conquistadors, Marie Antoinette, Thomas Jefferson, wars, famines, immigrants, and french fries all play a part

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    Introduces the history, effects, and current uses of the potato in the world marketplace.

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    Hold your horses

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    Hold your horses : a feedbag full of fact and fable

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    A tribute to horses and the role they have played in shaping history.

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    Food

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    Food

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    Discusses the social, political, economic, and gastronomic aspects of food in its many forms.

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    Ten queens

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    Ten queens : portraits of women of power

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    Provides biographical portraits of ten queens from history including Esther, Cleopatra, Boudicca, Zenobia, Eleanor of Acquitaine, Isabel of Spain, Elizabeth I, Christina of Sweden, Maria Theresa, and Catherine the Great.

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    Piracy & plunder

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    Piracy & plunder : a murderous business

    Meltzer, Milton, 1915-

    Surveys the history of pirates, why and how they became thieves and killers, the lives they led on sea and on land, the harm they did, and the fates they suffered.

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