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Marathon: How One Battle Changed Western Civilization

Marathon: How One Battle Changed Western Civilization (Penguin) Marathon, 490 B.C. The Greeks versus the Persians in an epic battle that would change the course of history. Do you know the legend of Philippides? The story goes that he ran 26 miles from Marathon to Athens to tell of the Greek victory over the seemingly […]

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101 Things You Thought You Knew About The Titanic

101 Things You Thought You Knew About the Titanic . . . but Didn’t! By Tim Maltin, Eloise Aston Get ready for the 100th anniversary of the Titanic’s sinking. There’ll be many more books as you can imagine. And let me say, there are some great ones coming, especially for the kids! In the meantime, […]

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