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56 Entretiens sur l'Histoire de France Pour les cours elementaires

By: Prigent & Bettembos

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Paris, France", Editions Nouvelles pour l'Enseignement:

Seller ID: 1DP015

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean ans square. Has slight rubbing and creasing to covers with small chip on bottom spine edge and small smudge on bottom exterior page edges. Owner's name on first free page. Chronological topics from ""Des Hommer Prehistoriques dressent de Menhirs"" to ""Ministres de la Communaute debarquant a Orly"" each with 4 sections - 1. Observation dirigee; 2.Indications et Recit.: 3. Conclusion et Theme de Remuse; and 4. Documents complementaires. 231 pages" View more info

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India's Long Road to Independence: The Proudest Day

By: Read & Fisher

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, W.W.Norton: 1998

Seller ID: 7-NH023

ISBN: 0393318982

Condition: VERY GOOD


"As new except for faintest edgewear and age soil to cover edges only. 565 indexed, annotated pages including Bibliography and black and white photos. ""a valuable and fascinating political record of the turbulent birth of modern India and Pakistan."" 6x9.25x1""" View more info

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A History of Russia

By: RiasanovskyNicholas V.

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "NY, NY", Oxford: 1993

Edition: (5th Edition

Seller ID: 6-NH002

ISBN: 0195074629

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for slight tilt to spine and faint soil to exterior page edges. Red cloth with gilt lettering in crisp and clean dust jacket. 711 pages including bibliography, illustrated with maps and diagrams including a genealogical table of Russian rulers from the 1st century through the 20th. Narrative from B.C. to the dissolution of the Soviet Union, and the events of 1992. " View more info

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Torture: The Role of Ideology in the French-Algerian War

By: Rita Maran

Price: $69.95

Publisher: New York, Preager: 1989

Seller ID: 8-NH002

ISBN: 0275932486

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new but no dust jacket and pages, up to page 18, have a shallow crease in the margin. 214 indexed pages. 6.25x9.5x1"" (16x24x2.5cm) Examines ""la mission civilisatrice"" ideology that justified the routine use of torture during French-Algerian War (1954-1962) and points out that human rights violations traceable to ideology occur irrespective of a state's political system or tradition of rights. The book contrasts the routinization of torture with the contemporaneous global development of norms to assure human rights and abolish torture. Begins with a brief ... View more info

Early Modern Europe: A Book of Source Readings

By: Rowen & Ekbery (Ed.)

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Itasca, IL", "F. E, Peacock": 1973

Seller ID: 02H009

Condition: GOOD+


"Reading copy. Tight, bright, bright and clean interior, creased and age soiled exterior, square. 3 pages with highlighting and 4 with underlining. Contains original source readings in sections on: The Renaissance; The Reformation; Economic Life; Discovery and Colonization; Scientific Revolution; Beginnings of Economic Modernization; The French Revolution; Napoleon, conqueror and Conquered; & Politics (16th & 17th, 18th centuries). 470 pages, 9x6"" (22.9x15cm)." View more info

The White Plume of Navarre

By: Russell Gordon Carter

Price: $22.95

Publisher: NY, P.F. Volland Company: 1928

Edition: (Second edition)

Seller ID: 7-0H005

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, faintest age tanning of pages, clean and square. Softened and rubbed spine ends. Rubbed cover corners. No jacket. Green cloth binding with paste down of color illustration of armored knight on horseback. Illustrated endpapers. Includes 10 full page, and many small color illustrations by Beatrice Stevens. Historical fiction about Henry of Navarre, France ""If in the turmoil of the battle you lose sight of your banner, follow the white plume upon my casque. You will find it in the road to victory and honor."" - Henry of Navarre to his soldiers before the Battle of ... View more info

"American Indian Art, Southeby's, New York, 20 May 09, (#N08554)"

By: Sotheby's

Price: $24.95

Publisher: NY, Southeby's: 2009

Seller ID: 24M003


"As new - gift quality! Auction catalog of 159 illustrated pages with description and expected price rages of 226 items. 6.5"" square (16.5xm)" View more info

L'arte della guerra (The Art of War) (Original title: Bingfa)

By: Sun Tzu

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Rome, Italy", Tascabili Economici Newton: 1994

Seller ID: 08T002

ISBN: 8879833677

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, faint page yellowing, a few finger smudges, bumped corner. ""e il piu antico, famoso e studiato fra I trattati militari della Cina antica. In tredici stringate capitoli, l'opera espone per principi fondamentali una dottrina bellica improntata al piu schietto utilitarismo, fomendo preziose indicazioni su valutazioni preliminari e gestione logistica di un conflitto, strategie e manovre de attacco e ritirata, rapporti psicolognini con le proprie truppe e col nemico, conformazione dei terreni e fattori atmosferici, peculiarita e stutturazione di una rete spionistica."" ... View more info

Historia de Espana Alfaguara VII: La Republica; La Era de Franco

By: Tamames. Ramon

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Madrid, Spain", Alianza Editorial (AU#51): 1973

Seller ID: 81T015

ISBN: 8420620513

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Solid binding. Pages tanned on edges. Overall clean but there is occasional underlining in chapters ""sitema social"" and ""Estructura y desarrollo economicos"". Previous owners's name written on first page. Creased spine and cover. Some rubbing along edges. Text in Spanish. 623 pages (7-3/4"" x 5-1/4"") ""el resultado de la estreca colaboracion entre los especialistas que se han responsabilizado de cada uno de los siete volumenes...El presente volumen se abre con la proclamation de la Republica en abril de 1931 y concluye en lo... View more info

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History of the Peloponnesian War

By: Thucydides

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin Classics:

Seller ID: 9780140440393

ISBN: 0140440399

Condition: GOOD


Written four hundred years before the birth of Christ, this detailed contemporary account of the struggle between Athens and Sparta stands an excellent chance of fulfilling the author's ambitious claim that the work "was done to last forever." The conflicts between the two empires over shipping, trade, and colonial expansion came to a head in 431 b.c. in Northern Greece, and the entire Greek world was plunged into 27 years of war. Thucydides applied a passion for accuracy and a contempt for myth and romance in compiling this exhaustively factual record of the disastrous conflict that eventu... View more info

The Historic Highway 2000: A Guide to Internet Resources

By: Trinkle and Merriman

Price: $18.95

Publisher: "Armonk, NY", M.E. Sharpe: 2000

Edition: (2nd edition)

Seller ID: 22H005

ISBN: 0765604787

Condition: FINE / No dj


"As new but has no dust jacket. ""lists thousands of sites that will appeal to anyone interested in history and which our specialist section authors have determined to be reliable and useful for the serious study of history…"" 600 indexed pages." View more info

How to Respect and Display Our Flag

By: U.S. Marine Corps

Price: $4.50

Publisher: US Government Printing Office: 1973

Seller ID: 96T042

Condition: FINE


"As new, 32 page, staple-bound booklet with color illustrations. History of the flag and its association with the Marine Corps. Rules on proper use of the flag and it's display. 7.5x5.25"" ( 19x13.3cm)." View more info

Economics and Security: Resourcing National Priorities. Number 5

By: U.S. Naval War College

Price: $48.95

Publisher: "Newport, RI", U.S. Naval War College: 2010

Seller ID: 9-NY002

Condition: FINE


"As New - Still in original shrink wrap. 7.5"" X 10""x0.9"" Publication for William B. Ruger Chair Workshop held at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island May 19th-21st, 2010. A total of thirty-five individuals participated in this by-invitation-only workshop held at the Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. Sixteen panelists prepared and presented papers on topics of their choice within the subject areas of their respective panels. Following a presentation of the papers, all participants engaged in extensive discussion of the papers and of the f... View more info

The Origins and Evolution of the Palestine Problem Part I: 1917 - 1947

By: United Nations

Price: $48.95

Publisher: NY, United Nations: 1979

Seller ID: 5-7Y012

Condition: GOOD-


" READING COPY. Tight, bright, clean and unmarked interior. Age tanned and soiled exterior. Corner bump has dog-eared the top corner of about1/2 of the pages. 110 annotated pages including maps. 10-7/8x8-5/8"" U.N. Publication Sales No. E.78.I.19. ""study prepared for the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People in pursuance of General Assembly Resolution 32/40B of 2 December 1977.""" View more info

The world of Renaissance. Florence

By: Unknown

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Giunti Editore:

Seller ID: 9788809013490

ISBN: 8809013492

Condition: very good


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FM22-5 War Department Field Manual: Leadership; Courtesy and Drill

By: War Department

Price: $13.95

Publisher: Washington; DC, U.S. Government Printing Office: 16834

Seller ID: 09P024

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, light age soil to exterior, light stain to bottom corner of last 100 pages, slight curl. Stain appear to be from liquid but there is no mustiness. Corner bump has left a cover and few creased page corners. ""It covers the qualities and responsibilities of the leader, salutes and honors, discipline, commands, steps and marchings, manual of arms, drill, ceremonies, combat formations and signals."" 314 indexed pages, 6.75x4.25"" (15.9x10.8cm)" View more info

"The War Service Record of the Alumni, Students and Faculty of the University of Vermont in the Great War 1914-1918"

By: War Service Committee

Price: $34.95

Publisher: "Burlington, VT", The War Service Committee of the University of Vermont: 1924

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 4-OT012

Condition: GOOD-


"Tight but has previously had inner hinge reinforced with tape. Spine is tilted, softened and frayed at both ends, sunned and has a horizontal rip in the cloth near the bottom of the title block. Interior pages are bright and clean. Red cloth with gilt titles and trim. Short biographies and photos of the 22 who died including John McCrae, author of ""In Flanders Fields"". Detailed lists of Wounded; Decorated; War Service Records (all); Women; YMCA; YMHA; Auxiliary War Work; and a short section of ""Memorabilia"". " View more info

Confucianism in Action

By: Wright & Nivison (ed)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Stanford, CA", Stanford University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 8-1T003

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Owner's and bookstore labels inside front cover. Reading crease on spine. No other markings. ""The papers in this volume…are primarily concerned with 3 areas of Chinese life in which Confucian ideas have been prominent: familial institutions, bureaucratic behavior and the power relations between monarch and the literati..."" 390 indexed, annotated pages" View more info