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Image for Jihad vs. McWorld: Terrorism's Challenge to Democracy

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

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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America: What Went Wrong?

By: "Barlett, Donald L., B., James Steele"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Andrews McMeel Publishing:

Seller ID: 9780836270013

ISBN: 0836270010

Condition: GOOD


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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

la lucha por la hegemonia en mexico 1968-1980

By: "basanez, miguel1"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: Mexico, Siglo xxi: 1985

Edition: (4a ed.

Seller ID: 5-5T010

ISBN: 9682310628

Condition: GOOD-


"Tight, faintest age tanning to covers and pages, light age soil to top edge of front cover, square. Neatly ruled underlining in the Introduction and sections on ""Un Estado Neutral"" and ""La Economia Antes de 1970"". Su preocupacion se centra, en los ultimos doce anos de vida politica en Mexico, en los tres sectores sociales que luchan por ganar la hegemonia: el publico, el privado y la disidencia. 243 indexed, annotated pages including Bibliographia. " 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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Declaration of Independence: A Study in the History of Political Ideas

By: "Becker, Carl L."

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Vintage:

Seller ID: 9780394700601

ISBN: 0394700600

Condition: GOOD


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"Melville on Nantucket, Historic Nantucket, Fall 1991, Volume 39 No.3"

By: "Beegel, Heffernan & Bercaw(Ed., Diane Ucci)"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Nantucket, MA", Nantucket Historical Association: 1991

Seller ID: 8-NY010

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean and square but has a few tiny spots on cover. Address sticker on back cover, 8.5x11x.25"" (21.5x28x.5cm) 21 illustrated pages. ""Herman Melville: Nantucket's First Tourist"", ""Moby-Dick and Nantucket's Moby-Dick: The Attack on the Essex:, "" 'A Fine Boisterous Something': Nantucket in Moby-Dick""" View more info

"African-American History on Nantucket, Historic Nantucket, Fall, 1992, Volume 40 No.3"

By: "Beegel, Philbrick & White(Diane Ucci, Ed.)"

Price: $10.95

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

Seller ID: 8-NY012

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Faint surface creasing. Address sticker on back cover, 8.5x11x.25"" (21.5x28x.5cm). 22 illustrated pages. ""The Brotherhood of Thieves Riot of 1842"", ""I Will Take to the Water: Frederick Douglass, the Sea, and the Nantucket Whale Fishery"", ""The Integration of Nantucket Public Schools""" View more info

"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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"1997 Annual Report, Historic Nantucket, Spring 1998, Volume 47 No.2"

By: "Beman, Slavitz,& Karttunen"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Nantucket, MA", Nantucket Historical Association: 1998

Seller ID: 8-DY010

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Long crease on bottom corner and small crease on top corner of front cover. Address sticker on back cover, 8.5x11x.25"" (21.5x28x.5cm). 44 illustrated pages. Full Annual Report including Acquisitions, Members and Donors List + "" Log of the Bark Houqua"", ""More Than Just a Summer Job"", ""Creating Lasting Memories"", ""Speaking African Nantucketers' Names Once More""." View more info

Around the World in New York

By: "Bercovici, Konrad"

Price: $20.21

Publisher: NY, Century: 1924

Seller ID: 4NH033

Condition: GOOD


"Starting to loosen, pages yellowed, light soil, square. Spine ends fraying. Inscription. A tour of NY's ethnic neighborhoods in the 1920s.: The Syrian Quarter; Greece; One the East Side; China; Little Italy; The American Quarter: Greenwich Village; The Gypsy Quarters; Africa; In the Balkan Countries; Spain; France; Germany; Hungary; Czechoslovakia; Scattered Nations." View more info

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