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Napoleon III: La Conquete de Pouvoir

By: "Aubry, Octave8.95"

Price: $7.25

Publisher: "Paris, France", Flammarion: 1934

Seller ID: 4DT080

Condition: NEAR FINE


"Tight, yellowed, clean for age, faint flare. Faint edgewear, slight chipping to spine top. Text in French. Illustrations." View more info

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Black Dog of Fate: an American Son Uncovers his Armenian Past

By: "Balakian, Peter"

Price: $3.75

Seller ID: 9780767902540

ISBN: 0767902548

Condition: GOOD


The first-born son of his generation, Peter Balakian grew up in a close, extended family, sheltered by 1950s and '60s New Jersey suburbia and immersed in an all-American boyhood defined by rock 'n' roll, adolescent pranks, and a passion for the New York Yankees that he shared with his beloved grandmother. But beneath this sunny world lay the dark specter of the trauma his family and ancestors had experienced--the Turkish government's extermination of more than a million Armenians in 1915, including many of Balakian's relatives, in the century's first genocide. In elegant, moving prose, Bla... View more info

Hong Kong Voices

By: "Balke, Gerd"

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Hong Kong, Longman Group: 1989

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 28T010

ISBN: 9623590733

Condition: FINE


"As new except for faint sticker shadow on back cover. ""In this collection of interviews with a cross-section of Hong Kong people, Gerd Balke has discovered a wide variety of opinions about the territory's futureā€¦"" 273 pages." View more info

Things Chinese

By: "Ball, J. Dyer (H. J, Lethbridge, intro.)"

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Hong Kong, Oxford University Press: 1982

Edition: (5th edition)

Seller ID: 7-5T024

ISBN: 0195815254

Condition: VERY GOOD+


" Tight, light age tanning to pages, light age soil to exterior page edges, square. Black cloth with gilt lettering. Crisp dust jacket which has shelfwear to top and bottom edges and a 1"" L-shaped rip which has been stabilized with clear tape on the inside. A ""dictionary of Chinese culture, society and history"" 766 indexed pages. 8.5x5.75x2.5""" View more info

Researcher's Guide to British Newsreels: v. 1

By: "Ballantyne, James (ed.)"

Price: $49.95

Publisher: "London, UK", British Universities Film and Video Council: 1983

Seller ID: 9-2X002

ISBN: 0901299324

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright cover, but age tanned pages with some foxing and dust soiling along edges. Square except for small bump to top corner. Includes a removable poster timeline of various newsreel services (1900-1980). 119 indexed pages including 3 Appendices. 7.5x9.5x.25"" (19x24.5x0.8cm). Guide to British newsreels and their development including article abstracts written by newsreel makers and historians. Includes chapter on newsreel staff, organizations, and collections." View more info

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Jihad vs. McWorld: Terrorism's Challenge to Democracy

By: "Barber, Benjamin"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345383044

ISBN: 0345383044

Condition: GOOD


Jihad vs. McWorld is a groundbreaking work, an elegant and illuminating analysis of the central conflict of our times: consumerist capitalism versus religious and tribal fundamentalism. These diametrically opposed but strangely intertwined forces are tearing apart--and bringing together--the world as we know it, undermining democracy and the nation-state on which it depends. On the one hand, consumer capitalism on the global level is rapidly dissolving the social and economic barriers between nations, transforming the world's diverse populations into a blandly uniform market. On the other ... View more info

The Fighting Ghettos (Original title: Seifer Milchamot Hagetaot)

By: "Barkai, Meyer (ed. & trans.)"

Price: $12.49

Publisher: "Philadelphia, PA", J. B. Lippincott Company: 1962

Edition: (1st English edition)

Seller ID: 4-8H007

Condition: VERY GOOD-/Good- dj


"Tight, clean interior, faint foxing to exterior page edges, light age soil to cover edges, square. Map covers and endpapers. Slight softening and rubbing to spine ends. Owners name inside front cover. Dust jacket is present but soiled with a few tiny rips along edges. Originally publish in Hebrew in Tel Aviv in 1954 by the Ghetto Fighters House and Kibbutz Hammeuchad. ""Firsthand account of Jewish resistance to the Germans - Within the Ghetto Walls, In the Concentration Camps, In the Forests""" View more info

Torpedo Bomber! - The story of the R.A.F. torpedo bombers

By: "Barker, Ralph"

Price: $10.50

Publisher: NY, Ballantine (#U6084): 1968

Edition: (2nd American edition)

Seller ID: 19P015

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint age tanning. ""the story of the daring R.A.F. pilots who flew low-level attacks against German battleships in World War II."" 285 indexed pages with black & white photo insert section." View more info

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"Dancing with the Devil: Sex, Espionage, and the U.S. Marines: The Clayton Lonetree Story"

By: "Barker, Rodney"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, Ivy Books: 1996

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 85P014

ISBN: 0804115699

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean, slight curl. 1 folded page corner. 1 page with repaired rip on edge. Slight shelfwear. ""this sex-for-secrets scandal was one of the most notorious espionage cases in Cold War history.""" View more info

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From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life 1500 to the Present

By: "Barzun, Jacques"

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: 9780060928834

ISBN: 0060928832

Condition: GOOD


Highly regarded here and abroad for some thirty works of cultural history and criticism, master historian Jacques Barzun has now set down in one continuous narrative the sum of his discoveries and conclusions about the whole of Western culture since 1500.In this account, Barzun describes what Western Man wrought from the Renaisance and Reformation down to the present in the double light of its own time and our pressing concerns. He introduces characters and incidents with his unusual literary style and grace, bringing to the fore those that have "Puritans as Democrats," "The Monarch's R... View more info

The Yoruba (Case studies in cultural anthropology)

By: "Bascom, R.H."

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Holt McDougal:

Seller ID: 9780030812491

ISBN: 0030812496

Condition: GOOD


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Bunyoro: An African Kingdom (Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology)

By: "Beattie, John"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace College Publishers:

Seller ID: 9780030047855

ISBN: 0030047854

Condition: very good


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"Last Emperor, The"

By: "Behr, Edward"

Price: $3.50

Seller ID: 9780708834398

ISBN: 0708834396

Condition: GOOD


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"Last Emperor,the"

By: "Behr, Edward"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553344745

ISBN: 0553344749

Condition: very good


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Hitler's naval war

By: "Berenbrok, Hans Dieter"

Price: $1.35

Publisher: Macdonald:

Seller ID: 9780356045085

ISBN: 0356045080

Condition: GOOD


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France Under Napoleon

By: "Bergeron, Louis"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press:

Seller ID: 9780691007892

ISBN: 0691007896

Condition: GOOD


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The Power of Gold: The History of an Obsession

By: "Bernstein, Peter L."

Price: $8.45

Publisher: Wiley:

Seller ID: 9780471003786

ISBN: 0471003786

Condition: very good


In this exciting new book, Peter L. Bernstein, who chronicled the evolution of risk in his recent bestseller, Against the Gods, tells the story of history's most coveted, celebrated, and inglorious asset: gold. From the ancient fascinations of Moses and Midas through the modern convulsions caused by the gold standard and its aftermath, gold has led many of its most eager and proud possessors to a bad end. Gold had them, rather than the other way around. And while the same cycle of obsession and desperation may reverberate in today's fast-moving, electronically-driven stock markets, the role of... View more info

"Impact: The Historical Account of the Italian Immigrants of Ridgefield, Connecticut"

By: "Biagiotti, Aldo P. "

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Ridgefield, CT", Romald Press: 1990

Seller ID: 9-0H001

ISBN: 0962727806

Condition: GOOD


"READING COPY As new except that part of the cloth covering the boards has been torn away and there is an extensive gift inscription written on flyleaf by a Ridgefield former member of CT State legislature and judge. Damage is primarily cosmetic. Crisp, clean interior pages. 6.25x9.25x1"" History of Italian immigrants to Ridgefield, CT from 1900 to 1945, most from the provinces of Ancona and Pesaro. Includes information on the Branchville enclave and immigrants who worked at the Port of Missing Men. Has short biographical sketches and photos of many immigrants from area. 345 index... View more info

Storm Command: A Personal Account of the Gulf War

By: "Billiere, Peter de la"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd:

Seller ID: 9780006387497

ISBN: 0006387497

Condition: GOOD


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UNBEATEN TRACKS IN JAPAN (VIRAGO TRAVELLERS)

By: "BIRD, ISABELLA L."

Price: $1.65

Publisher: VIRAGO PRESS LTD:

Seller ID: 9780860684220

ISBN: 0860684229

Condition: GOOD


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