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              Books by Samuel Willard Crompton

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              The Repeating Rifle
                

              The Repeating Rifle (Hardback, New title)

              By Crompton, Samuel Willard

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              Discusses the uses, history, and the impact on history of repeating rifles.

              ISBN 9780791074527
              Released NZ 30 Oct 2003
              Publisher Chelsea House
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Transforming Power of Technology
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              The Exxon Valdez
               

              The Exxon Valdez (Hardback, New title)

              By Crompton, Samuel Willard

              • RRP: $125.99
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              -- Some of the modern world's most devastating disasters are profiled -- The reforms and improvements that grew out of these tragedies are explained and put in perspective -- Historically accurate, compelling accounts -- Selected titles contain quotes from eyewitnesses Details th...e oil spill that still affects the Alaskan coastline years later.
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              ISBN 9780791057841
              Released NZ 30 May 2001
              Publisher Chelsea House
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Great Disasters - Reforms & Ramifications
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              Thomas Merton
               

              Thomas Merton (Hardback)

              By Crompton, Samuel Willard

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              A series that examines the lives of people who have had a major impact on the history or current practice of religion. This volume follows the life of Thomas Merton.

              ISBN 9780791078624
              Released NZ 29 Feb 2004
              Publisher Chelsea House
              Interest Age General Audience
              Series Spiritual Leaders & Thinkers
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              Ferdinand Magellan and the Quest to Circle the Globe
               

              Ferdinand Magellan and the Quest to Circle the Globe (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              By Crompton, Samuel Willard

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              Magellan set out in 1519 with five ships to find a passage through the Americas. Such a passage, if it existed, would allow Spanish ships to follow a westward route to the East Indies. After months of fruitless searching, Magellan eventually found a narrow, dangerous sea passage ...at the bottom of South America - now called the Strait of Magellan.
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              ISBN 9780791086087
              Released NZ 30 Sep 2005
              Publisher Chelsea House
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Explorers of New Lands
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              Jonathan Edwards
               

              Jonathan Edwards (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              By Crompton, Samuel Willard

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              1703-58, US theologian who initiated a religious revival, the 'Great Awakening'.

              ISBN 9780791081037
              Released NZ 30 Aug 2004
              Publisher Chelsea House
              Interest Age 14+ years
              Series Spiritual Leaders & Thinkers
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              Thomas Paine and the Fight for Liberty
               

              Thomas Paine and the Fight for Liberty (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              By Crompton, Samuel Willard

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              Writer and political activist, Paine published the 46 page pamphlet, Common Sense, which urged an immediate declaration of independence on the part of the American colonies. Ages 12-16 years.

              ISBN 9780791086254
              Released NZ 30 Sep 2005
              Publisher Chelsea House
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Leaders of the American Revolution
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              John Adams: American Patriot
                

              John Adams: American Patriot (Library Binding, illustrated edition)

              By Crompton, Samuel Willard

              • RRP: $157.99
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              After the Revolutionary War, Adams was elected America's first vice president and its second President. Ages 12-16 years.

              ISBN 9780791086209
              Released NZ 30 Sep 2005
              Publisher Chelsea House
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Leaders of the American Revolution
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              Ulysses S. Grant
               

              Ulysses S. Grant (Hardback)

              By Crompton, Samuel Willard

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              Ulysses S Grant is a puzzling figure in American history. The 18th president of the US had rampant corruption associated with his administration, but he was a decorated war hero famous for turning serious attacks by Confederate Army into victories for the Union and for implementi...ng simultaneous attacks against the South that led to its surrender.
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              ISBN 9781604133011
              Released NZ 30 May 2009
              Publisher Chelsea House
              Interest Age 8-12 years
              Series Leaders of the Civil War Era
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              The Sinking of the USS Maine: Declaring War Against Spain
               

              The Sinking of the USS Maine: Declaring War Against Spain (Hardback)

              By Crompton, Samuel Willard

              • RRP: $182.99
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              Early in 1898, the battleship USS Maine was sent to Havana. Then, on the night of February 15, the Maine blew up in Havana Harbor with the loss of 260 lives. This book examines the historical circumstances leading up the destruction of the Maine, the immediate aftermath, and the ...long-term consequences.
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              ISBN 9781604130492
              Released NZ 30 Jan 2009
              Publisher Chelsea House
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Milestones in American History
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              Sir Francis Drake and the Oceans of the World
               

              Sir Francis Drake and the Oceans of the World (Hardback, illustrated edition)

              By Crompton, Samuel Willard

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              In 1577-1580, Drake led the second expedition to sail around the world. During his voyage he disproved the theory of the Northwest Passage and charted the North American Pacific coastline.

              ISBN 9780791086155
              Released NZ 30 Sep 2005
              Publisher Chelsea House
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Series Explorers of New Lands
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