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Japanese Art of War

By: "Cleary, Thomas"

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Shambhala:

Seller ID: 9780877736530

ISBN: 0877736537

Condition: GOOD


Military rule and the martial tradition of the samurai have dominated Japanese culture for centuries, virtually to the present day. According to Thomas Cleary--translator of more than twenty-five classics of Asian philosophy--the Japanese people have been so steeped in the way of the warrior that some of the manners and mentality of this outlook remain embedded in their individual and collective consciousness. Cleary shows how well-known attributes such as the reserve an... View more info

The Gypsies (Original title: Les Tziganes)

By: "Clebert, Jean-Paul"

Price: $6.99

Publisher: "Baltimore, MD", 1969

Edition: (reprint)

Seller ID: 23P011

Condition: GOOD


"Reading copy. Tight, tanned pages, clean interior, age soiled exterior, tilted. Spine is creased and has wear to ends, rubbed cover edges and creased cover corners. ""since their unexplained appearance in Europe in the fifteenth century, the Gypsies have doggedly refused to conform to the settled life...they have covered the continent and spread to America...their origin and dispersion, the occupations and traditions, their customs in love and death, and the... View more info

"Paysages Africains: Tchad, Tibesti, Fezzan, Borkou"

By: "Clot, Rene-Jean"

Price: $49.95

Publisher: France, 1945

Edition: "(Limited, 1st edition)"

Seller ID: 67X010

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"#228 of 1720 copies. Protective glassine cover shows signs of wear around edges. Slight age soil and yellowing to protective cover and rough cut page edges. Interior on high quality art papers. 68 tipped in drawings (charcoal, ink and sepia) and water color prints by the official painter of the Leclerc column (Philippe de Hauteclocque) - WWII North African campaign from the French Fort Lamy in Chad (December, 1942) to joining Montgomery's 8th army in January 1943... View more info

la grande clarte du moyen age

By: "Cohen, Gustave"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: France, 1967

Seller ID: 82P027

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new, appears unread, but had a 3/4"" tear on end of spine hinge and age yellowing of pages. Text in French. ""une histoire de la sensibilite medievale.""" View more info

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The Ancien Regime and the French Revolution

By: "Collins, James B."

Price: $58.50

Publisher: Cengage Learning:

Seller ID: 9780155073876

ISBN: 0155073877

Condition: GOOD


This book covers the period from the end of the Old Regime through the French Revolution. It consists of the last five chapters of Collins' A SURVEY OF FRENCH HISTORY and is appropriate for either the European History Survey or as a stand-alone text on the French Revolution. This narrative survey features an integration of social, cultural, economic, and political history. View more info

Hopi Kachina Dolls: With a Key to Their Identification

By: "Colton, Harold S.  "

Price: $7.95

Publisher: 1980

Edition: (9th printing)

Seller ID: 48T021

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean interior, faintest age soil to exterior. Slight crease to upper right front cover. 150 indexed pages. Color photos and sketches. American Indian Dolls." View more info

The Log of Christopher Columbus: His own account of the voyage that changed the world

By: "Columbus, Christopher (Robert H. Fuson, trans.)"

Price: $13.95

Publisher: 1992

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 4-NX001

ISBN: 0877423164

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for tiniest crease on bottom corner of back cover. ""In this new translation of Columbus' log of discovery, Robert Fuson is able to create a readable, accurate and deeply moving translation of Columbus' original log. A book for everyone: sailors, history buffs and students. Includes authentic charts and notes. 115 illustrations.""" View more info

"Combat: Pacific Theater, World War II"

By: "Congdon, Don (Editor) "

Price: $8.10

Publisher: NY, 1959

Edition: (later printing)

Seller ID: 48P154

Condition: NEAR FINE


"""From the bombing of Pearl Harbor to the destruction of the Japanese fleet in Leyte Gulf - here is the island war, unforgettably recorded by the men who fought it."" Chip at top of spine. No other marks or creases." View more info

Napoleon's Satellite Kingdoms

By: "Connelly, Owen (Harold T. Parker, Foreword)"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: NY, 1969

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 7-4T013

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, clean interior but light age soil to exterior, tilted spine. Owner's name inside front cover but no other markings. Light chipping to cover edges. 398 indexed, annotated pages including bibliography. ""the first history of the Napoleonic empire to focus primarily on the kingdoms in Naples, Italy, Holland, Spain, and Westphalia that were created by Napoleon and ruled by embers of his family...development of all 5 kingdoms from their establishment to th... View more info

Michael Collins: The Man Who Made Ireland

By: "Coogan, Tim Pat"

Price: $8.45

Publisher: Roberts Rinehart Publishers:

Seller ID: 9781570980756

ISBN: 1570980756

Condition: GOOD


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Death Traps: The Survival of an American Armored Division in World War II

By: "Cooper, Belton Y."

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Presidio Press:

Seller ID: 9780891418146

ISBN: 0891418148

Condition: GOOD


"Cooper saw more of the war than most junior officers, and he writes about it better than almost anyone. . . . His stories are vivid, enlightening, full of life--and of pain, sorrow, horror, and triumph."--STEPHEN E. AMBROSE From his Foreword "In a down-to-earth style, "Death Traps "tells the compelling story of one man's assignment to the famous 3rd Armored Division that spearheaded the American advance from Normandy into Germany. Cooper served as an ordnanc... View more info

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"Seafaring Women: Adventures of Pirate Queens, Female Stowaways, and Sailors' Wives"

By: "Cordingly, David"

Price: $7.45

Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks:

Seller ID: 9780375758720

ISBN: 0375758720

Condition: very good


For centuries, the sea has been regarded as a male domain, but in this illuminating historical narrative, maritime scholar David Cordingly shows that an astonishing number of women went to sea in the great age of sail. Some traveled as the wives or mistresses of captains; others were smuggled aboard by officers or seamen. And Cordingly has unearthed stories of a number of young women who dressed in men's clothes and worked alongside sailors for months, sometimes years, w... View more info

Geisha

By: "Dalby, Liza Crihfield"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Japan, 1985

Seller ID: 5-6T005

ISBN: 4484851156

Condition: GOOD+


"Book with black and white flower-patterned cover with French flaps- as new except for faint foxing to top exterior page edges. Cream colored dust jacket with multi-colored patterns and lettering and 2 photographs is intact but stained. Pink sales banner with white lettering is present but creased, rubbed and torn. Anthropologist Liza Dalby was accepted into the geisha community of Pontochô in Kyoto for a yearlong stint under the geisha name Ichigiku. This account... View more info

Societies and Languages of the Ancient Near East: Studies in Honour of I.M. Diakonoff

By: "Dandamayev, Gershevitch, Klengel, Komoroczy, Larsen & Postgate (ed.)"

Price: $44.95

Publisher: 1982

Seller ID: 6-6X002

ISBN: 0856682055

Condition: VERY GOOD


"As new except for 1/4"" rip at top edge of spine covering creating a crease and slight curl from the size of the book. 41 essays in English, French or German. 356 pages, annotated and/or illustrated as appropriate." View more info

"The Western Mediterranean (Fascicle #57), The Cambridge Ancient History , Volume II (Revised edition), Chapter XXXVII"

By: "Daniel, Glyn & Evans, J.D."

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "London, UK", 1967

Seller ID: 10H039

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, faint page yellowing, clean interior, slight age soil to exterior, square. Owner's name on title page. Small crease on front cover corner. Red covers, sewn binding. 72 pages including Bibliography + fold-out map.. " View more info

Can Africa Survive? Arguments Against Growth Without Development

By: "Davidson, Basil"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Boston, MA", 1974

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-7T015

ISBN: 0316174343

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, bright, clean and square, but has 6 pages with underlining and 1 margin note. In 1974 when more than half of the population of Africa was under 25, Davenport predicted ""a revolution, similar to the West's Industrial Revolution, that will (sic) bridge the current impasse between Africa's growth and its development, and, at the same time, put an end to foreign economic rule..."" 207 indexed, annotated pages" View more info

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"No Simple Victory: World War II in Europe, 1939-1945"

By: "Davies, Norman"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780143114093

ISBN: 0143114093

Condition: GOOD


One of the world's leading historians re- examines World War II and its outcome A clear-eyed reappraisal of World War II that offers new insight by reevaluating well-established facts and pointing out lesser-known ones, "No Simple Victory" asks readers to reconsider what they know about the war, and how that knowledge might be biased or incorrect. Norman Davies poses simple questions that have unexpected answers: Can you name the five biggest battles of the war? Wha... View more info

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Don't Know Much About History: Everything You Need to Know About American History but Never Learned

By: "Davis, Kenneth C."

Price: $7.50

Publisher: HarperCollins:

Seller ID: 9780060083823

ISBN: 0060083824

Condition: GOOD


Who really discovered America? What was "the shot heard 'round the world"? Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: Did he or didn't he? From the arrival of Columbus through the bizarre election of 2000 and beyond, Davis carries readers on a rollicking ride through more than 500 years of American history. In this updated edition of the classic anti-textbook, he debunks, recounts, and serves up the real story behind the myths and fallacies of American history. View more info

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100 Decisive Battles: From Ancient Times to the Present

By: "Davis, Paul K."

Price: $9.45

Publisher: Oxford University Press:

Seller ID: 9780195143669

ISBN: 0195143663

Condition: very good


From the ancient Egyptian battle at Megiddo in 1469 BC to the recent military actions in Iraq, great battles have had an enormous impact on the shaping of history. Now, in this fully illustrated book, one hundred of the world's most important military confrontations are described in detail. 100 Decisive Battles gives us the facts about the battle and also explains where it fits in to the scope of world history. In each entry we are given the name and date of the batt... View more info

Marine at War

By: "Davis, Russell"

Price: $1.95

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553271171

ISBN: 0553271172

Condition: GOOD


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