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Seller ID: 9780151771585
By: "Burke, Peter"
Publisher: Stanford University Press:
Seller ID: 9780804718370
The aim of this book is to analyze, to describe and to evaluate the achievement of the Annales School, a journal of historical studies founded in 1929 in France. The journal was founded in order to promote a new kind of history - the substitution of a problem-oriented analytical history for a traditional narrative of events, and the history of the whole range of human activities in place of a mainly political history. This critical text describes, analyzes, and evaluates the acheivements of the Annales School, combining chronological and thematic approaches. The author distinguishes three ... View more info
Publisher: NY, Devin-Adair: 1964
Seller ID: 21T002
Condition: NEAR FINE- Good+ dj
"As new except for slight softening of spine ends and small inward curl to top corner of cover. Tan, linen-finish cloth with orange lettering on spine. Dust jacket is intact, unclipped and bright but has light age soil and wear to edges with tiny rips which have been tape repaired on the inside. Map endpapers. Interviews with ""Nasser, Kings Hassan, Hussein and Idris, Prince Feisal and Algeria's Ben Bella."" 223 indexed pages with black and white photo sections." View more info
Publisher: "Boston, MA", W.A. Butterfield: 1916
Edition: "(3rd printing, July 29)"
Seller ID: 4-1T007
"Tight, light age tanning to pages, clean except for light foxing to page edges and some finger smudges on frontispiece and title page, square. No dust jacket. Includes business card size printed note. ""This little book…is published for the benefit of the American Fund for the French Wounded...""" View more info
By: "Caesar, Julius"
Publisher: New York, Modern Library #295: 1957
Seller ID: 8-2T026
Condition: LIKE NEW
"As new except for letter H stamped on front endpaper and light chipping along open edges of dust jacket. Bright blue cloth binding with gilt lettering. English translation of Caesar's Gallic War, Civil War, Alexandrine, African, and Spanish Wars, and Fragments. Includes map of Gaul & the Roman Empire at the time of Caesar's Death. 363 indexed pages with maps of Gaul and the Roman Empire. 5x7.25x.75"" (13x18.5x2cm) " View more info
By: "Cahill, Thomas"
Seller ID: 9780385418492
Condition: very good
The perfect St. Patrick's Day gift, and a book in the best tradition of popular history -- the untold story of Ireland's role in maintaining Western culture while the Dark Ages settled on Europe. Every year millions of Americans celebrate St. Patrick's Day, but they may not be aware of how great an influence St. Patrick was on the subsequent history of civilization. Not only did he bring Christianity to Ireland, he instilled a sense of literacy and learning that would create the conditions that allowed Ireland to become "the isle of saints and scholars" -- and thus preserve Western culture... View more info
By: "Caidin, Martin"
Publisher: NY, Ballantine (#U2424): 1971
Edition: (1st thus)
Seller ID: 00P004
"Tight, bright cover, slightly yellowed pages, faintest of age soil, tilted. Reading crease, chipped cover corners, hinge split has been tape repaired inside. Owner's sticker inside front cover. ""the story of pilot and plane in development and in combat as they swept the skies of Europe, North Africa and the Pacific...the best American fighter plane of World War II..."" 369 pages with black and white photos." View more info
Publisher: "The League of Women Voters of Newtown, Inc.":
Seller ID: 9780962344404
Seller ID: 9780451223982
A funny, raucous, and delightfully dirty history of 1,000 years of bedroom-hopping secrets and scandals of Britain's royals. Insatiable kings, lecherous queens, kissing cousins, and wanton consorts?history has never been so much fun. Royal unions have always been the stuff of scintillating gossip, from the passionate Plantagenets to Henry VIII's alarming head count of wives and mistresses, to the Sapphic crushes of Mary and Anne Stuart right on up through the scandal-blighted coupling of Prince Charles and Princess Diana. Thrown into loveless, arranged marriages for political and econ... View more info
By: "Cash, William"
Publisher: "London, UK", Duckworth: 1991
Edition: (1st edition)
Seller ID: 7-3T006
Condition: NEAR FINE
As new except for faintest shelfwear to exterior. Questions raised in 1991 about Britain and the European Union. Written by an MP who campaigned against European federalism and for European co-operation. Perhaps a predictor of Brexit? 138 annotated pages. View more info
By: "Catton, Bruce"
Seller ID: 9780385044516
Condition: very good
When first published in 1953, Bruce Catton, our foremost Civil War historian was awarded both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for excellence in nonfiction. This final volume of "The Army of the Potomac" trilogy relates the final year of the Civil War. View more info
By: "Catton, Bruce"
Publisher: NY, Pocket: 1958
Edition: "(10th printing, 1965)"
Seller ID: 14P005
"As new except for faint corner bump. ""the last desperate year of the Civil War, when the shadow of death lay all across America. In the bloody battles ahead there would be little glory in victory, no pity in defeat…Pulitzer Prize for history…National Book Award."" 495 indexed, annotated pages including Bibliography." View more info
By: "Chadwick, John"
Publisher: "London, UK", Cambridge University Press: 1964
Seller ID: 10H031
Condition: VERY GOOD
"Tight, faint page yellowing, clean interior, slight age soil to exterior, faint square. Owner's name on title page. Red covers, sewn binding.19 pages including Bibliography. " View more info
Publisher: NY, Paperback Library #53-826: 1965
Seller ID: 7-1P003
"READING COPY Tight, clean but slightly age tanned pages, light creasing and rubbing to covers, square. Owners name inside front cover, and marking on bottom exterior page edges. Original title: Combat Stories of World War II and Korea." View more info
Seller ID: 9781420830712
It is a work of nonfiction written to document and illuminate the achievements and struggles of the women of the Civil War period. It is my attempt to dispel the Scarlet O'Hara myth of feminine delicacy and incapability. The story chronicles the trials, tribulations and solutions designed by women in both the North and the South. It characterizes the prewar years and the changes in the women''s world postwar. Parallels are drawn between what was happening in the invaded south and other areas of the country. The Civil War drove women from their traditional roles of protected and dependent into ... View more info