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Bang For Freedom; A Brief History of Mexican Mafia, Nuestra Familia and Latino Activism in the U.S. By Cesar Cruz
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This powerful book details the history of Norteno & Sureno gangs and how their split came about. It serves as an empowering historical tool for young people caught up in gangs. Includes sections... More > on the Brown Berets, Young Lords and many freedom fighters. It is an introductory history book on Latino activism.< Less
A BOOK ABOUT PUB NAMES - the history of Britain as told through its pub signs By Elaine Saunders
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Many a good yarn is spun across a bar and there can be few more interesting than the legend, lore and, often, downright lies behind the names of Britain’s pubs. Every town has a Rose &... More > Crown and Rising Sun but how did these names originate? Who were the Wicked Lady, the Marquis of Granby and the Green Man? And what on earth is a Crooked Billet? A BOOK ABOUT PUB NAMES takes an in depth look at hundreds of Britain's most popular signs, telling the religious, royal or scandalous stories behind them. Over 100 illustrations,dozens of links to related websites, chapters on the origins of pubs, old drinking measures and pub trades, make this e-book is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in British or brewing history. And why not follow the Book About Blog for regular updates on pub sign history by clicking here NOW FEATURING ON TV - SEE THE Book About BLOG ABOVE FOR FURTHER DETAILS< Less
An Overview of Karate-dó By Mario McKenna
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This is the HARDCOVER Version. This is the first English translation of Genwa Nakasone's 1938 Karate-do Taikan. It is one of the most comprehensive books published during the golden age of... More > Karate-do. The book contains chapters of a veritable who's who of Karate-do luminaries including: Shiroma Shimpan, Hanashiro Chomo, Mabuni Kenwa, Otsuka Hironori, and Taira Shinken. The book is richly illustrated and goes into detail about Karate-do history, philosophy, techniques and kata.< Less
The Train Passes Through It - A Collective History of Linthicum Heights - Softcover Edition By Booth & Nowell
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Softcover Edition. A collection of historical essays on the development of Linthicum Heights, Maryland, a suburb of Baltimore that owes its existence to the Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis... More > Railroad.< Less