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Today in History Almanac of Putnam County

By: "Ambrosino, Hauser, Sutor & Stoffolino (Ed.)"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Brewster, NY", National Honor Society (Brewster Chapter): 1976

Seller ID: 14T028

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright clean and square, except for a corner crease on the bottom edge of the front cover and first 2 pages. Daily historical entries regarding the Putnam County(NY) area: Brewster, Carmel, Cold Spring, Patterson & Danbury(CT). Modeled after Franklin's almanac with entries interspersed with drawings, recipes, and hand-drawn ads for local businesses. Produced as a Bi-Centennial (1976) project of the Brewster High School Chapter of the National Honor Society.163 pages + Bibliography. 8-1/4x5-3/8"" (21x13.5cm)" View more info

"Fish Stories, Historic Nantucket, Fall 1994, Volume 43 No.3"

By: "Andrews, McCleave & Burch"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Nantucket, MA", Nantucket Historical Association: 1994

Seller ID: 8-DY001

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faintest shelfwear to covers. Address sticker on back cover, 8.5x11x.25"" (21.5x28x.5cm). Illustrated pages, 66 to 79 . ""Indian Fish and Fishing Off Coastal Massachusetts"", ""Dory Fishing"", and ""Aquaculture: Tomorrow's Fishery""" View more info

Dans Les Vastes Plaines Russes (Russian edition)

By: "Andrianov, Boris"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "Moscow, Russia", Editions Rousski yazyk: 1986

Edition: (2e)

Seller ID: 1NX002

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for slight tilt and owner's name and date on first free page. Glossy photo covers. Livre de lecture avec commentaries en francais. Illustrated with maps and color photos.""une serie ethnographique intitulee ""Recits sur les epuples de l'U.S.S.R."" s'adressant a ceux qui etudient le russe et connaissent deja quelque 3000 mots... presente fera connaitre aux lecteurs la vie de diffrents peuples de l'Union Sovietique, passe et present, habitations et vetements, leur mode de vie... nourriture, moeurs, coutumes, art folkorique"" Introduction in... View more info

Daily Life in Venice at the Time of Casanova (Original title: Venise au temps de Casanova) (Daily Life Series 18)

By: "Andrieux, Maurice (Mary Fitton, trans.)"

Price: $36.95

Publisher: NY, Praeger: 1972

Seller ID: 21H002

Condition: FINE / Near Fine


"As new except that back flap of dust jacket has clipped bottom corner (not price clipped). Navy blue cloth with silver gilt titles. ""Venice in the latter half of the eighteenth century must have been the most joyful place on earth ' freer than anywhere of the idiocies of feudalism and superstition that still beset the rest of Europe'... "" 232 indexed pages" View more info

I Have Spoken: American History Through the Voices of the Indians

By: "Armstrong, Virginia Irving (compiler)"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: NY, Pocket/Simon & Schuster: 1972

Edition: (1st printing)

Seller ID: 92P005

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, yellowed pages, clean, square. Reading crease on spine. A collection of the oratory of the American Indian from the 17th century to the present day" View more info

"Summer Memories, Historic Nantucket, Summer 1992, Volume 40 No.2"

By: "Arnold, Ucci & Cross (Ed. Diane Ucci)"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Nantucket, MA", Nantucket Historical Association: 1992

Seller ID: 8-NY011

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Light creasing along staple edge. Bumped top corner. Address sticker on back cover, 8.5x11x.25"" (21.5x28x.5cm). 18 illustrated pages. ""Memories of Sea and Sand"", ""Summer Rituals: Wauwinet to Tuckernuck"", ""The Day the President Came to Nantucket""." View more info

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"Unsolved Mysteries of American History: An Eye-Opening Journey through 500 Years of Discoveries, Disappearances, and Baffling Events"

By: "Aron, Paul"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Wiley:

Seller ID: 9780471283683

ISBN: 0471283681

Condition: GOOD


"A lively tour through our past and an ingenious primer in the art of historical detection." --Robert A. Gross, author of The Minutemen and Their World Did Leif Ericsson beat Columbus to America? What happened to the Lost Colony of Roanoke? Did Pocahontas really save John Smith? Did Davy Crockett die at the Alamo? What really happened to Amelia Earhart, and was she a spy? Who killed JFK? Unsolved Mysteries of American History re-creates the most mystifying events of our past, following some of our greatest historians as they search for the elusive answers. Spanning more than five centu... View more info

The Civil War at Charleston-Post Courier Booklet

By: "Arthur Wilcox, Warren Ripley"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: News and Courier/Evening Post:

Seller ID: B003XNP7N6

ISBN: B003XNP7N6

Condition: GOOD


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"The Industrial Revolution, 1760-1830"

By: "Ashton, Thomas S."

Price: $3.50

Publisher: "Oxford University Press, USA":

Seller ID: 9780195002522

ISBN: 0195002520

Condition: GOOD


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"An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943, Volume One of the Liberation Trilogy"

By: "Atkinson, Rick"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780805087246

ISBN: 0805087249

Condition: GOOD


WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE AND "NEW YORK TIMES" BESTSELLER "A splendid book... The emphasis throughout is on the human drama of men at war."--"The Washington Post Book World"The liberation of Europe and the destruction of the Third Reich is an epic story of courage and calamity, of miscalculation and enduring triumph. In this first volume of the Liberation Trilogy, Rick Atkinson shows why no modern reader can understand the ultimate victory of the Allied powers without a grasp of the great drama that unfolded in North Africa in 1942 and 1943. Opening with the daring amphibious in... View more info

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Where Valor Rests: Arlington National Cemetery

By: "Atkinson, Rick"

Price: $15.00

Publisher: National Geographic:

Seller ID: 9781426200892

ISBN: 1426200897

Condition: very good


Arlington National Cemetery spreads across the rolling hills west of the Potomac, a serene and reverent sanctuary for the presidents, soldiers, and heroes--famous and unsung alike--who lie in eternal rest among its green lawns and quiet glades, a roster dating back to America's birth and including many of the foremost names in our history. A national monument in the truest sense, Arlington's solemn beauty embraces a brave legacy--a heritage remembered and renewed every day as the military buries its own. Bittersweet, breath-taking, sometimes heart-wrenching, always deeply respectful, this ... View more info

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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The Origins of American Politics

By: "Bailyn, Bernard"

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780394708652

ISBN: 0394708652

Condition: GOOD


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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

America's Railroads: The Second Generation

By: "Ball, Don"

Price: $18.95

Publisher: NY, "W.W, Norton": 1980

Edition: (6th printing)

Seller ID: 16Y006

ISBN: 0393014169

Condition: FINE / Near Fine


"As new except for @ 1"" rip on top edge of Dust Jacket (repaired on inside). 216 pages of color photos with extensive captions, indexed alphabetically by ""railroad, diesel locomotives are identified by builder, model, and road number, where available. Steam locomotives are identified by class where appropriate, wheel arrangement, and road number. Electric locomotives, multiple unit cars and motor cars are identified with appropriate data..."" 11-3/8x10-1/4"" (28.8x26.4cm). Oversize and heavy, may require additional postage for Priority or International s... 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

Danmark 1940-1945

By: "Barford, Jorgen H. (Frihedsmuseet, photos)"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Copenhagen, Denmark", Frihedsmuseets Forlag: 1984

Seller ID: 4-DY014

ISBN: 8788214060

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Danish, English, German & French text (in side-by-side columns). Tight, bright, clean and square but has chipping along edge of front cover. 80 pages with 55 black and white photos" View more info