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"King Sejong the Great: The Everlasting Light of Korea (Korean Spirit and Culture, Series, No. 2)"

By: "Recitation, Diamond Sutra Group"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Korean Spirit & Culture Promot:

Seller ID: 9780977961368

ISBN: 0977961362

Condition: GOOD

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Andrew Jackson and the Bank War (Norton Essays in American History)

By: "Remini, Robert V."

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780393097573

ISBN: 0393097579

Condition: GOOD

During the changing economic and social conditions of the 1820's and 1830's there was much hostility between the Bank on the one hand, and rising capitalists, urban workers, and farmers on the other. In this context, Jackson aimed to do away with the Bank. The Bank's supporters, however, struck back. In a move intended to wrench political support from Jackson, Henry Clay forced a bill through the Senate to recharter the Bank. Jackson vetoed the bill, beginning the long struggle which has become known as "The Bank War." Jackson defeated Clay in the presidential election of 1832 despite Clay'... View more info

The Great Courses: The Dead Sea Scrolls(Great Courses -CD's only)

By: "Rendsburg,Professor Gary A."

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Great Courses:

Seller ID: 9781598036305

ISBN: 1598036300

Condition: GOOD

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Warriors of God: Richard the Lionheart and Saladin in the Third Crusade

By: "Reston Jr., James"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780385495622

ISBN: 0385495625

Condition: very good

Warriors of God""is the rich and engaging account of the Third Crusade (1187-1192), a conflict that would shape world history for centuries and which can still be felt in the Middle East and throughout the world today. Acclaimed writer James Reston, Jr., offers a gripping narrative of the epic battle that left Jerusalem in Muslim hands until the twentieth century, bringing an objective perspective to the gallantry, greed, and religious fervor that fueled the bloody clash between Christians and Muslims. As he recounts this rousing story, Reston brings to life the two legendary figures who l... View more info

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How the Other Half Lives: Studies Among the Tenements of New York

By: "Riis, Jacob A."

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Penguin Classics:

Seller ID: 9780140436792

ISBN: 0140436790

Condition: GOOD

First published in 1890, Jacob Riis's remarkable study of the horrendous living conditions of the poor in New York City had an immediate and extraordinary impact on society, inspiring reforms that affected the lives of millions of people. View more info

Marti poliglota

By: "Ripoll, Carlos (ed.)"

Price: $34.95

Publisher: NY, Editorial Dos Rios: 2003

Seller ID: 5-0Y014

Condition: FINE

"As new except for gift inscription on the title page and a few scratches on the back cover. 107 printed pages + CD. 11x8-1/2x3/8"" (27.5x21.7xx1cm)Celebration ""on the 150th Anniversary of the birth of Jose Marti"" - in twelve languages: Spanish, English, French, Russian, German, Chinese, Japanese, Arabic, Greek, Portuguese, Hebrew, and Italian- a short biographic sketch, Marti's aphorisms, and comments of world leaders. " View more info

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"The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy: An Economist Examines the Markets, Power and Politics of the World Trade, 2nd Edition"

By: "Rivoli, Pietra"

Price: $9.45

Publisher: Wiley:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780470287163

ISBN: 0470287160

Condition: GOOD

"The Travels of a T-Shirt in the Global Economy" has been lauded by the New York Times, Financial Times, and reviewers worldwide. Translated in fourteen languages, "Travels" has received numerous awards for its frank and nuanced discussion of global economic realities. Now updated and revised--including a discussions of environmental issue--this fascinating book illustrates crucial lessons in the debate on globalization.The major themes and conclusions from the first edition are intact, but in response to questions from readers and students around the world, the second edition now includes:... View more info

The Ravens: The Men Who flew in America's Secret War in Laos

By: "Robbins, Christopher"

Price: $67.95

Publisher: NY, Crown: 1987

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 14H011

ISBN: 0517566125

Condition: NEAR FINE / Near Fine

"As new except for slight softening to top of spine (book and jacket) and two small dents in top edge, 1 folded page corner. ""While America and the rest of the world watched the Vietnam war on television, a handful of elite Air Force pilots, wearing anything but uniforms and piloting unarmored, small, prop-driven aircraft, fought a secret war..."" in ""the other theater - a small nation called Laos, next door to Vietnam, bordered by the Ho Chi Minh Trail..."" 420 indexed, annotated pages, illustrated with photo sections and map endpapers, and containing Glo... View more info

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"My Day: The Best Of Eleanor Roosevelt's Acclaimed Newspaper Columns, 1936-1962"

By: "Roosevelt, Eleanor"

Price: $8.45

Publisher: Da Capo Press:

Seller ID: 9780306810107

ISBN: 0306810107

Condition: very good

Recently named "Woman of the Century" in a survey conducted by the National Women's Hall of Fame, Eleanor Roosevelt wrote her hugely popular syndicated column "My Day" for over a quarter of that century, from 1936 to 1962. This collection brings together for the first time in a single volume the most memorable of those columns, written with singular wit, elegance, compassion, and insight--everything from her personal perspectives on the New Deal and World War II to the painstaking diplomacy required of her as chair of the United Nations Committee on Human Rights after the war to the joys of ga... View more info

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Theodore Roosevelt: An Autobiography

By: "Roosevelt, Theodore"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Da Capo Press:

Seller ID: 9780306802324

ISBN: 0306802325

Condition: GOOD

Theodore Roosevelt's writing has the same verve, panache, and energy as the life he lived. Perhaps no president in U.S. history--not even Jefferson--had so many opinions and intellectual interests, believed in so many causes, or worked so hard to translate his beliefs into action. A hard-headed idealist, an unabashed interventionist, a crusader on behalf of environmental preservation and against big business "trusts," he was also a writer of uncommon grace and passion with a gift for the memorable phrase. His autobiography, one of the two or three finest ever written by a U.S. president, aboun... View more info

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Washington's Spies: The Story of America's First Spy Ring

By: "Rose, Alexander"

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553392593

ISBN: 055339259X

Condition: very good

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1 Dead in Attic

By: "Rose, Chris"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: CR Books:

Seller ID: 9780977771509

ISBN: 0977771504

Condition: very good

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Imperial Germany: The Birth of the German Republic 1871-1918

By: "Rosenberg, Arthur"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: "Boston, MA", Beacon Press# BP177: 1964

Seller ID: 4-OT023

Condition: VERY GOOD-

"As new except for a crease on the front cover and faintest age tanning of pages. ""the author's opening analysis of the Bismarkian Empire…is simply unmatched…students who have not had the benefit of his analysis of the First World War's impact on Germany find it difficult to appreciate fully the origin and nature of later difficulties...""" View more info

The Search for Jewish Identity in America (Original title: America is Different)

By: "Rosenberg, Stuart E"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, Anchor (#A477)/Doubleday: 1965

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 70P029

Condition: VERY GOOD+

"Tight, bright, clean interior, light age soil to exterior, tilted. Light edgewear and a bump to top front corner. ""Jewish life in America from Colonial Times to the Present...It's historical, religious & sociological currents.""" View more info

Scotland History of a Nation

By: "Ross, David"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Geddes & Grosset:

Seller ID: 9781842051726

ISBN: 1842051725

Condition: GOOD

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The loneliest campaign;: The Truman victory of 1948

By: "Ross, Irwin"

Price: $1.00

Publisher: Signet Book:

Seller ID: B0007G1UAG


Condition: acceptable

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"The Mazarine Legacy; the Life of Hortense Mancini, Duchess Mazarin"

By: "Rosvall, Toivo David "

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "NY, NY", Viking Press: 1969

Edition: "(1st edition, signed by editor)"

Seller ID: 8-4H002

Condition: VERY GOOD-

"Tight, bright, clean and square with slight foxing to exterior page edges. Unclipped dust jacket has foxing to flaps, rubbed edges and corners, a 3/4"" tear in on bottom front edge, and 1/2"" tear on top back edge.. 244 indexed pages with two 8-page photo inserts. 8.5x 5.75x1"" (21.5x14.5x3cm) Hortense Mancini, Duchesse Mazarin (1646-1699), was the favorite niece of Cardinal Mazarin, chief minister of France, mistress of Charles II, King of England, Scotland and Ireland, the richest heiress in all Europe and the fourth of the five famous Mancini sisters." View more info

Connecticut History and Culture: An Historical Overview and Resource Guide for Teachers (Celebrate Connecticut 350 Years 1635 - 1985)

By: "Roth, David M.(Ed.)"

Price: $30.95

Publisher: "Hartford, CT", The Connecticut Historical Commission: 1985

Edition: "(1st edition, 1st printing)"

Seller ID: 04T021

Condition: FINE

"As new - gift quality! ""An historical overview and resource guide for teachers"" 555 pages" View more info

Sweden: The Land and the People

By: "Rothery, Agnes"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: NY, The Viking Press: 1934

Edition: "(2nd printing,1934)"

Seller ID: 7-DH001

Condition: GOOD+

"UGLY Reading copy. No dust jacket. Blue cloth cover is thoroughly faded with softened and worn spine ends. Gilt lettering is surprisingly bright on front cover but faded on spine. Exterior page edges are tanned and lightly age soiled. A highly readable history presented in 22 essays following a topic through the years. (Examples: ""Idols & Altars; ""How Sweden Manages Her Currency; Forests Floating to the Sea"") 277 indexed pages, illustrated with contemporary black and white photos, including Bibliography and Chronology. 6x8.75x1.5""" View more info

Stuka Pilot

By: "Rudel, Hans Ulrich"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553123043

ISBN: 0553123041

Condition: GOOD

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