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What Life Was Like: In the Dawn of Democracy [Classical Athens 525-322 BC]

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Price: $3.60

Publisher: Alexandria, VA, Time-Life Books:

Seller ID: 009838


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The Roman Art of War Under the Republic

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Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes and Noble: 1995

Seller ID: 000717


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D-Day: 24 Hours That Saved the World

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Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Time: 2004

Seller ID: 901


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The Tower of London: The Official Guidebook

By: N/A

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Historic Royal Palaces: 2005

Seller ID: 2375


Royal palace, fortress, prison and place of execution; arsenal, royal mint, menagerie and jewel house - for over 900 years the Tower of London has served all these purposes. In this lavishly illustrated guide you're invited to explore this formidable citadel as it was and is now View more info

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The Expanding World of Man: Milestones of History - Volume III, 1215-1588

By: N/A

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Newsweek:

Seller ID: 999310


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Who Were the Celts? Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Celts 1,000 B.C. To The Present

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Noble: 1999

Seller ID: 888136


This concise 3,000-year history of the Celts is packed with facts never before assembled together in a single volume. Much of this information cannot be found even in previous books written about the Celts. View more info

Our Twentieth-Century World 1903-1969 (Milestones of History, vol. 6)

By: N/A

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, Newsweek:

Seller ID: 8882


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Age of Optimism 1803-1896 (Milestones of history, vol. 5)

By: N/A

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Newsweek:

Seller ID: 8883


Tight and straight binding, no markings or folded page corners. Ships fast in protective packing. View more info

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The Grolier Library of Science Biographies - 10 Volume set

By: N/A

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Danbury, CT, Grolier Educational: 1997

Seller ID: 4242204


Great shape. Clean and sturdy. Has typical library stamps. Grade 9 Up. Featuring 2000 men and women from ancient times to the present, this well-researched work imparts biographical information about renowned scientists such as Nils Bohr, Marie Curie, Sigmund Freud, Jane Goodall, Antoine Lavoisier, and Dmitri Mendeleev. There is marked emphasis on individuals working in the "traditional pure sciences"?chemistry, biology, physics, astronomy, and the Earth sciences?and a s... View more info

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Medieval Memories: Men, Women and the Past, 700 - 1300 (Women and Men in History Series)

By: N/A

Price: $49.26

Publisher: London, Pearson, Education: 2001

Seller ID: 4242214


Who, exactly, was responsible for the preservation of knowledge about the past? How did people preserve their recollections and pass them on to the next generation? Did they write them down or did they hand then on orally? The book is concerned with the memories of medieval people. In the Middle Ages, as now, men and women collected stories about the past and handed them down to posterity. Many memories centre in the aristocratic family or lineage while others are focus... View more info

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Ulster Voices: The Century Speaks

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dublin, Ireland, Gill and MacMillan Publishers: 1999

Seller ID: 5353379


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A Complete Guide to Heraldry

By: A. C. Fox-Davies

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New Jersey, Gramercy Books: 1993

Seller ID: 010743


Many of the earliest books, particularly those dating back to the 1900s and before, are now extremely scarce and increasingly expensive. We are republishing these classic works in affordable, high quality, modern editions, using the original text and artwork. View more info

Your People, My People: The Meeting of Jews and Christians

By: A. Roy Eckardt

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Quadrangle: 1974

Seller ID: 001129


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The REAL Benghazi Story: What the White House and Hillary Don't Want You to Know

By: Aaron Klein

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., WND Books: 2014

Seller ID: 5151357


Bigger than Watergate! Bigger than Iran-Contra! Ten times bigger than both, said one representative. The Bengahzi scandal may have been covered up by the White House, but the truth is about to come out. The Real Benghazi Story is a ground-breaking investigative work that finally exposes some of the most significant issues related to the murderous September 11, 2012, attack-information with current national security implications. Investigative journalist and New York Time... View more info

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The Wealth of Nations

By: Adam Smith

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Blacksburg, VA, Thrifty Books: 2009

Seller ID: 5454500


Sturdy. Several page corners are lightly creased from folds. Light splash stain on the top edge of the pages (visible when book is closed). Several underlines. The Wealth of Nations is a clearly written account of economics at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. The book was a landmark work in the history and economics as it was comprehensive and an accurate characterization of the economic mechanisms at work in modern economics. Smith believed in a Meritocracy. Smith... View more info

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A Faithful Sea: The Religious Cultures of the Mediterranean, 1200-1700

By: Adnan A. Husain and K. E. Fleming

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Oxford, One World: 2007

Seller ID: 4141850


Contemporary academia relies upon categorization. One can study Africa or Europe; East or West; the Middle Ages or the Early Modern period. In this innovative collection of essays, the Mediterranean is taken as a whole. The birthplace of the three principal monotheistic religions, it is shown to be a distinct cultural space characterized by hybridity, diversity, and cultural dynamism. Distinctive both in scope and approach, A Faithful Sea is insistent that regional histo... View more info

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Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil & Fundamentalism in Central Asia

By: Ahmed Rashid

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New Haven, Yale Nota Bene: 2000

Seller ID: 606803


Shrouding themselves and their aims in deepest secrecy, the leaders of the Taliban movement control Afghanistan with an inflexible, crushing fundamentalism. The most extreme and radical of all Islamic organizations, the Taliban inspires fascination, controversy, and especially fear in both the Muslim world and the West. Correspondent Ahmed Rashid brings the shadowy world of the Taliban into sharp focus in this enormously interesting and revealing book. It is the only aut... View more info

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Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia

By: Ahmed Rashid

Price: $2.25

Publisher: London, Yale Notsa Bene: 2000

Seller ID: 32755


Shrouding themselves and their aims in deepest secrecy, the leaders of the Taliban movement control Afghanistan with an inflexible, crushing fundamentalism. The most extreme and radical of all Islamic organizations, the Taliban inspires fascination, controversy, and especially fear in both the Muslim world and the West. Correspondent Ahmed Rashid brings the shadowy world of the Taliban into sharp focus in this enormously interesting and revealing book. It is the only aut... View more info

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The Case for Israel

By: Alan Dershowwitz

Price: $3.75

Publisher: Hoboken, NJ, Wiley: 2003

Seller ID: 000828


The Case for Israel is an ardent defense of Israel's rights, supported by indisputable evidence. Presents a passionate look at what Israel's accusers and detractors are saying about this war-torn country. Dershowitz accuses those who attack Israel of international bigotry and backs up his argument with hard facts. Widely respected as a civil libertarian, legal educator, and defense attorney extraordinaire, Alan Dershowitz has also been a passionate thoug... View more info

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Israel/Palestine

By: Alan Dowty

Price: $9.90

Publisher: Cambridge, Polity: 2009

Seller ID: 4545431


What explains the peculiar intensity and evident intractability of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict? Of all the "hot spots" in the world today, the apparently endless clash between Jews and Arabs in the Middle East seems unique in its longevity and resistance to resolution. Is this conflict really different from other ethnic and nationalist confrontations, and if so, in what way? In this fully revised and updated second edition of his highly respected introductory text, ... View more info

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Napoleon Bonaparte

By: Alan Schom

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, HarperCollins: 1997

Seller ID: 54321


888 pages. The product of more than ten years of exhaustive research, a unique, single-volume biography by a historian and scholar traces Napoleon's spectacular rise and fall, his campaigns of conquest, his reorganization of France's government, and his personal life." View more info

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A History of the Arab People

By: Albert Hourani

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Warner Books: 1992

Seller ID: 3647


Encyclopedic and panoramic in its scope, this fascinating work chronicles the rich spiritual, political, and cultural institutions of Arab history through 13 centuries. View more info

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A History of the Arab Peoples

By: Albert Hourani

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1991

Seller ID: 5151638


Encyclopedic and panoramic in its scope, this fascinating work chronicles the rich spiritual, political, and cultural institutions of Arab history through 13 centuries. View more info

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History of the Arab Peoples

By: Albert Hourani

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, MJF Books: 1991

Seller ID: 5252611


Hourani, the distinguished historian and interpreter, has written a masterwork--a panoramic view encompassing twelve centuries of Arab history and culture. He looks at all sides of this rich civilization: the education, the science, the mosques, the Alhambra, as well as the conflicts, poverty, and role of women. 40 halftones; 13 maps. View more info

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A History of the Arab Peoples

By: Albert Hourani

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, The Belnap Press of Harvard University Press: 1991

Seller ID: 5454474


Previous owner's name is on the first blank page. A History of the Arab Peoples covers not only political history, but also culture, society, economy and thought, in a work of profound and lasting importance. A magnificent display of the late Albert Hourani's lifetime of scholarship, it was a best-seller on first publication in 1991. View more info

Pompeii: Nowadays and 2,000 Years Ago

By: alberto C. Carpiceci

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Napoli, Verbel: 1991

Seller ID: 0606893


125 Photos in color. 36 reconstructions and drawings. map of the excavations. View more info

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Fighting for the French Foreign Legion: Memoirs of a Scottish Legionnaire

By: Alex Lochrie

Price: $68.00

Publisher: South Yorkshire, Pen & Sword Books: 2011

Seller ID: 95021


Previous Owners Name On First Blank Page. This is a very rare and fascinating account of life as a modern day Legionnaire. The author describes how, with no French language ability, he approached recruiters for the French Foreign Legion in Paris and the demanding selection process that followed. When he was accepted, he and other prospective legionnaires were sent to Southern France to begin the harsh recruit training course. The mix of different nationalities and backgr... View more info

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Amistad

By: Alexs Pate

Price: $2.70

Publisher: Dutton Signet: 1997

Seller ID: 009437


Previous owner's name is on the first blank page. Sturdy. Light wear. View more info

Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

By: Alfred Lansing

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Carroll & Graf: 2004

Seller ID: 2330


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Endurance: Shackleton's Incredible Voyage

By: Alfred Lansing

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Wheaton, IL, Tyndale House Publishers: 1999

Seller ID: 888119


Has a note on the first page. Very light wear. Outline In the summer of 1914, Sir Ernest Shackleton set off aboard the Endurance bound for the South Atlantic. View more info

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The Mind of South Africa

By: Allister Sparks

Price: $8.88

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 1990

Seller ID: 4646775


South Africa is one of the most complex and troubled nations on earth. It is the only country whose divisions are legally endorsed, whose isolation is deliberate and whose internal biases are so pointedly lopsided. The Mind of South Africa is a unique survey which encompasses the history, culture and the warped mythology of apartheid by which the country is still held hostage. Allister Sparks, distinguished former editor of the Rand Daily Mail, recounts the full story of... View more info

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Disraeli: A Picture of the Victorian Age

By: Andre Maurois

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Alexandria, VA, Time-Life Books: 1980

Seller ID: 1631


A vivid, fascinating biography of the former British prime minister and Victorian England, written by the celebrated French author. View more info

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Disraeli: A Picture of the Victorian Age

By: Andre Maurois

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Alexandria, VA, Time-Life Books: 1980

Seller ID: 2433


A vivid, fascinating biography of the former British prime minister and Victorian England, written by the celebrated French author. View more info

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Behind the Lines : Powerful and Revealing American and Foreign War Letters and One Man's Search to Find Them

By: Andrew Carroll

Price: $3.50

Publisher: New York, Scribner: 2005

Seller ID: 003083


Andrew Carroll spent three years traveling throughout the United States and around the world to seek out the most powerful and unforgettable letters ever written during American wars. Behind the Lines is the result of that extraordinary trip and represents the first book of its kind: a dramatic, intimate, and revealing look at warfare as seen through the personal correspondence of US and foreign troops and civilians who have experienced major conflicts firsthand. From... View more info

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The Wind that Swept Mexico: The History of the Mexican Revolution of 1910-1942

By: Anita Brenner

Price: $11.44

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1971

Seller ID: 4242636


There are some highlights and notations through the book. The Mexican Revolution began in 1910 with the overthrow of dictator Porfirio Díaz. The Wind That Swept Mexico, originally published in 1943, was the first book to present a broad account of that revolution in its several different phases. In concise but moving words and in memorable photographs, this classic sweeps the reader along from the false peace and plenty of the Díaz era through the doomed administration... View more info

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Ancient Rome: History of a Civilization That Ruled the World

By: Anna Maria Liberati and Fabio Bourbon

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Barnes & Noble:

Seller ID: 3453


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Life and Death of a Druid Prince: How the discovery of Lindow Man revealed the secrets of a lost civilization

By: Anne Ross and Don Robins

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Touchstone: 1989

Seller ID: 5151838


This thrilling human drama and spellbinding scientific discovery--the most sensational archaeological find of the decade--unlocks the mysteries of the Druid past. "Mesmerizing . . . a tour de force of scientific sleuthing".--Chicago Tribune. View more info

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Side-light on Anglo-American Relations, 1839-1858

By: Annie Heloise Abel and Frank J. Klingberg

Price: $5.32

Publisher: New York, Augustus M. Kelley: 1970

Seller ID: 5151308


Sturdy. No underlining. Light staining on the top edge of pages. View more info

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Skywatchers of Ancient Mexico (Texas Pan American Series)

By: Anthony F. Aveni

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1990

Seller ID: 5454310


Clean, sturdy and unmarked. Very light wear. View more info

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Rome: Time and Eternity

By: Anthony Woodward

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Worcestershire, Images Publishing: 1995

Seller ID: 0607758


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War Without End: Israelis, Palestinians and the Struggle for a Promised Land

By: Anton La Guardia

Price: $4.50

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2001

Seller ID: 001765


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Castles, Mystery and Music - The Legend of Ludwig II: Pictorial History of the Life of Ludwig II of Bavaria

By: Anton Sailer

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Germany, Bruckmann Munchen: 1983

Seller ID: 84


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Decoding the New Taliban: Insights from the Afghan Field

By: Antonio Giustozzi

Price: $4.98

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 2009

Seller ID: 4242663


Antonio Giustozzi gathers a renowned cast of journalists, experts, and academics to answer the most pressing questions regarding the Taliban today. Each contributor possesses extensive knowledge of the insurgency's latest developments, decoding its structure and organization as it operates within specific regions and provinces. They analyze the new Taliban as it expands: from the new south, where they hold sway; to the southeast, where they struggle to penetrate; from th... View more info

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Barbarians, Marauders, and Infidels

By: Antonio Santosuosso

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, MJF Books: 2004

Seller ID: 5151911


Looks new. Light fading on the top of the pages. View more info

A Complete Guide to Heraldry

By: Arthur Charles Fox-Davis

Price: $3.60

Publisher: New York, NY, Bonanza Books: 1978

Seller ID: 005431


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Caesar, Cicero & Cleopatra: What really happened?

By: Arthur J. Paone

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Arthur J. Paone: 2014

Seller ID: 4343440


CAESAR COMES ALIVE Arthur Paone, a retired attorney living in Belmar, NJ, with his wife of 34 years, has taken a memorable period in the history of Western civilization and brought it alive on the page for the modern reader in a vivid and completely engaging narrative. The reader will find quite caught up in it, and enjoy both the story and the refresher course on this critical period in Roman history, as Paone stays close to known historic facts. Most impressive is h... View more info

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Beyond the Walls: Churches of Jerusalem

By: Aviva Bar-Am

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Jerusalem, Ahva Press: 1998

Seller ID: 313123


IF WALLS COULD TALK. . . The churches of Jerusalem, whether ancient or contemporary, are steeped in that very special aura which surrounds the Holy City. Now, with the publication of Beyond the Walls: Churches of Jerusalem, you can unravel the mysteries which lie underneath each magnificent - or modest - facade. In Beyond the Walls: Churches of Jerusalem, former Jerusalem Post correspondent Aviva Bar-Am offers in-depth narratives, stirring legends, and lively anecdote... View more info

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On the Banks of the Suez: An Israeli General's Personal Account of the Yom Kippur War

By: Avraham (Bren) Adan

Price: $3.55

Publisher: Presido Press: 1980

Seller ID: 4141816


Light wear. Sturdy. 479 pages. View more info

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Bible and Sword: England and Palestine from the Bronze Age to Balfour

By: Barbara W. Tuchman

Price: $2.75

Publisher: New York, Ballantine: 1984

Seller ID: 4343163


Sturdy. No underlining. Light wear. There is a water stain on the last blank page. Historically, the British were drawn to the Holy Land for two major reasons: first, to translate the Bible into English and, later, to control the road to India and access to the oil of the Middle East. With the lucidity and vividness that characterize all her work, Barbara W. Tuchman follows these twin spiritual and imperial motives—the Bible and the sword—to their seemingly inevitabl... View more info

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What Went Wrong? The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East

By: Bernard Lewis

Price: $2.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Perennial: 2003

Seller ID: 011616


For centuries, the world of Islam was in the forefront of human achievement -- the foremost military and economic power in the world, the leader in the arts and sciences of civilization. Christian Europe was seen as an outer darkness of barbarism and unbelief from which there was nothing to learn or to fear. And then everything changed. The West won victory after victory, first on the battlefield and then in the marketplace. In this elegantly written volume, Bernard L... View more info

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ESCAPE FROM JONESTOWN: Death, Danger and Adventure Deep in the Primitaive Jungles of South America

By: Billy Rivers

Price: $5.25

Publisher: Xulon Press: 2012

Seller ID: 5151631


More than 900 lives were lost in the tragic mass suicides in Jonestown, Guyana in 1978. The entire civilized world was shaken by front-page photographs of hundreds of brightly clothed bodies lying all around the Jonestown Pavilion, led to their senseless deaths by an atheist cult leader named Jim Jones. In this fast paced, action packed story, Billy Rivers begins by accurately recounting the demise of the Jim Jones cult, quoting directly from the "Jonestown Death Tape," ... View more info

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The Punic Wars

By: Brian Caven

Price: $3.75

Publisher: New York, Barnes & Nobles: 1980

Seller ID: 17180


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Studies in British Military Thought: Debates With Fuller and Liddell Hart

By: Brian Holden Reid

Price: $93.00

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1998

Seller ID: 4444572


One page corner has light crease from a fold. John Frederick Charles Fuller (1878–1966), British soldier, military analyst, and war historian, is considered the father of modern armored (tank) warfare—first as planner of the attack at Cambrai in November 1917, and then as author of a number of works that challenged traditional British military thought. His ideas were resisted in his own country but had a major impact on German and Soviet military doctrine. Sir Basil ... View more info

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Revolution By Candlelight: The Real Story Behind the Changes in Eastern Europe

By: Bud Bultman

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Sisters, OR, Multnomah Books: 1991

Seller ID: 14135


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Pilgrimage in Early Christian Jordan: A Literary and Archaeological Guide

By: Burton MacDonald

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Oxford, Oxbow Books: 2010

Seller ID: 98915


Clean, sturdy and unmarked. Very light wear on the cover. An interest in places of pilgrimage is very much a part of the life of many people in the modern world. For Christians, it is the Holy Land that holds specific interest - the area where the events described in the Bible, in both the Old and the New Testament, are located. This volume focuses on early Christian pilgrimage in Jordan, the region east of the Jordan River which has so far been little explored by pilgri... View more info

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Contemporary Slavery: Researching Child Domestic Servitude

By: C. Nana Derby

Price: $9.90

Publisher: Lanham, MD, University Press of America: 2009

Seller ID: 5151321


Several page corners are creased from folds. Light curling. Some highlighting. This book investigates child domestic servitude in Ghana, showing the process of the children's recruitment into domestic servitude, revealing their working conditions, and detailing the methods of compensation. It seeks to answer the question of whether child domestic servants are contemporary slaves. The findings show that elite households in Ghana exploit children from rural regions. This i... View more info

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The Cross and the Sword, The Rebellion and Revolution in Chiapas, Mexico

By: Carl Lawrence

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Artesia, CA, Shannon Publishers: 1999

Seller ID: 5252271


Previous owner's name is on the first blank page. Sturdy. Several page corners are lightly stained. Light wear. Spanish Conquerors, Marxist priests, ski-masked Sub-Comandante Marcos, fearless American women missionaries and a cast of thousands of displaced evangelical believers in Chiapas, Mexico swirl together in a blaze of history, theology and first-hand investigative reporting. Author Carl Lawrence gives an unflinching view of the current crisis in Chiapas, identifyi... View more info

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On War

By: Carl Von Clausewitz

Price: $3.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Penguin Books: 1982

Seller ID: 2590


Several light creases on front cover. Combining military theory and raw accounts of its practice, Carl von Clausewitz's treatise "On War" has had a profound influence on subsequent thinking on warfare. This "Penguin Classics" edition is edited with an introduction by Anatol Rapoport. Writing at the time of Napoleon's greatest campaigns, Prussian soldier and writer Carl von Clausewitz created this landmark treatise on the art of warfare, which presented war as part of a ... View more info

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The Science of Saving Venice

By: Caroline Fletcher and Jane Da Mosto

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, Umberto Allemandi & C.: 2004

Seller ID: 4646406


This essential book, produced for the Venice in Peril fund, provides an informative introduction to the problems of Venice's flooding, sinking and pollution. Both the city and the lagoon in which it rises are under threat from human intervention, climate change and natural erosion. Containing enlightening new research, this book also discusses the pros and cons of ways to save Venice and the lagoon. View more info

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Turkey, Islam, Nationalism, and Modernity: A History, 1789-2007

By: Carter Vaughn Findley

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 2010

Seller ID: 543213


Turkey, Islam, Nationalism, and Modernity reveals the historical dynamics propelling two centuries of Ottoman and Turkish history. As mounting threats to imperial survival necessitated dynamic responses, ethnolinguistic and religious identities inspired alternative strategies for engaging with modernity. A radical, secularizing current of change competed with a conservative, Islamically committed current. Crises sharpened the differentiation of the two currents, forcing ... View more info