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Information on more than 10,000 Great Lakes vessels dating from 1815 to the present. A database of the Great Lakes Marine Collection of the Wisconsin Marine Historical Society and the…
Thirty three years ago today, MTV debuted. At 12:01 AM on August 1, 1981, MTV launched with a numerical countdown, followed by the words "Ladies and gentlemen, rock and roll."…
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Examines the pervasive fears and myths surrounding vaccines from a mother's perspective and identifies the historical and cultural factors that cause people to doubt government regulations and the medical establishment.
Presents a day-by-day account of the 1978 Camp David conference, when President Jimmy Carter convinced Israel and Egypt to sign a peace treaty--the first treaty in the modern Middle East.
Sensing the seagoing world is not as prominent in popular consciousness as it used to be, Paine presents an ambitiously capacious maritime history of the globe.
Supported by the Discovery Channel, Stafford arranged to be dropped naked and provisionless on a South Pacific island for 60 days; obviously, he gained confidence and skills.
The author exposes harsh truths that are often stranger than fiction as she uncovers the intricate social and political realities of the Gazan people.
An intimate, fascinating look at the world's fourth most populous nation, one working to define itself in a modernizing world.
In isolated villages in Tuscany's northwest quadrant, the author discovers unique pastas and seafood unknown in the rest of Italy.
This humorous memoir charts the author's South Pacific voyage, somewhat replicating Robert Louis Stevenson's In the South Seas.
The author delves into the explorer as a personality type, arriving at seven traits that illustrate the character of explorers.
Garrett celebrates forgotten places and protest limits on access. He explicates his group's dangerous and illegal explorations.