Modern Marvels - The Railroads That Tamed the West (History Channel)
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mpn: unknown, ean: 9780767085021, isbn: 0767085027,
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Gold. Silver. Land. Opportunity. But first, you had to get there! In 1869, one of the greatest building achievements in history the Transcontinental Railroad was completed. But for the stalwart settlers willing to risk it all, the American West was f...
Modern Marvels - The Creation of the Computer (History Channel)
mpn: AAE-73090, ean: 9780767084932, isbn: 0767084934,
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The machines at the center of the information age have revolutionized our lives and digitalized our world, making previously unthinkable tasks automatic and linking people from around the planet. MODERN MARVELS presents a fascinating exploration into...
Wild West Tech - Gold Rush Tech (History Channel)
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Discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in 1848 changed the American West and the world. Thousands of dreamers descended upon California to stake claims followed by rushes to Nevada Alaska Montana and other territories with the uncovering of silver and c...
Stealing Lincoln's Body
mpn: 5067761, ean: 0733961154726,
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One of the strangest, most intriguing, and yet almost unknown episodes in American history unfolded in 1876, eleven years after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. A band of Chicago counterfeiters hatched a plot to steal the President's body from ...
Decoding the Past: The Templar Code (History Channel)
mpn: AAAE154870, ean: 0733961154870,
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Product DescriptionFor nearly two centuries, the Knights Templar was the most powerful order in the medieval world. Today the group's legacy is played out in an array of Hollywood blockbusters and numerous works of popular literature.Despite the Kni...
Modern Marvels - Mount Rushmore (History Channel)
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mpn: unknown, ean: 9780767084925, isbn: 0767084926,
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Towering over the Black Hills of South Dakota, Mount Rushmore was the vision of Gutzon Borglum, a combative and fiercely talented young sculptor. To elicit public support for his dream, Borglum whipped American patriotism into a frenzy, finally secur...
The Great Ships - The Aircraft Carriers (History Channel)
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mpn: AAE-73043, ean: 9780767083881, isbn: 0767083881,
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Today’s nuclear-powered aircraft carriers are the most powerful warships to ever take to the seas. Able to stay at sea for over a million miles at a time, they can reach any corner of the globe to deploy their incredible arsenal an air strike force...
In Search of History - The Aztec Empire (History Channel)
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mpn: AAE-73121, ean: 9780767085243, isbn: 0767085248,
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When explorer Hernando Cortés arrived in the New World in 1519, he found the present-day nation of Mexico dominated by the Aztecs. Highly skilled farmers, builders, and merchants, they were also savage warriors who practiced human sacrifice. THE HIS...