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Modern Oxford: A history of the city from 1771

By: "Day, C.J."

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Oxford, UK", Oxfordshire County Libraries: 1983

Seller ID: 7-3Y006

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, light soil to exterior, clean interior. Small spot on edge of back cover and a few page edges. 8-1/4x11-1/2"". Reprint of material originally published in 1979 for the University of London Institute of Historical Research. Illustrated with a map and 9 black and white photos." View more info

Santillana Del Mar

By: "De Regules, Augustin Perez"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Santander, Spain", Ediciones Bedia: 1958

Seller ID: 38M002

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for faint wear to exterior edges. ""described by Sartre as the prettiest village in Spain"" Santillana del Mar is located in Cantabria near the Bay of Biscay. This small 53 page history begins in the 8th century and traces the families and their homes still remaining in this wonderfully preserved town near the caves of Altamire. There are also 31 black and white plates with a fold out keyed map of the town. Pefect as a guidebook or genealogy search." View more info

Great Soldiers of World War II

By: "De Weerd, Major H.A. (Laim Dunne, maps)"

Price: $12.95

Publisher: W.W.Norton & Company: c1944

Seller ID: 1DT035

Condition: VERY GOOD / Poor dj


" Tight, faintest age tanning of pages, clean, square.Slight softening and wear of spine ends and owner's name inside cover. Dust jacket is present but clipped, age soiled, worn at hinges and missing chunks at top and bottom edges. Chapters on: Gamelin, de Gaulle, Wavell, Rommel, Montgomery, Hitler, Churchill, Timoshenko, MacArthur, Chiang Kai-Shek and Eisenhower. ""A WARTIME BOOK"" notice printed on back of title page. 320 indexed pages including Bibliography, 40 contemporary black and white photos, and 12 maps and charts (Western Front, Battle of Flanders and Battle of F... View more info

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The First Industrial Revolution

By: "Deane, P. M."

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Cambridge University Press:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780521296090

ISBN: 0521296099

Condition: GOOD


This book identifies the strategic changes in economic organisation, industrial structure and technological progress associated with the industrial revolution, which took place in Britain over the century 1750 1850 and which marked a watershed in world economic development - the beginnings of modern economic growth for developed countries and an example of spontaneous industrialisation for third world countries. The book assesses both starting point and achievement, analyses the substance of economic transformation and evaluates the role of government policy and institutional change in retardi... View more info

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Pacific Campaign: The U.S.-Japanese Naval War 1941-1945

By: "der, Dan Van Vat"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Simon & Schuster:

Seller ID: 9780671792176

ISBN: 0671792172

Condition: GOOD


Dan van der Vat's naval histories have been acclaimed on both sides of the Atlantic as "definitive," "extraordinary," and "vivid and harrowing." Now he turns to the greatest naval conflict in history: the Pacific campaign of World War II. Drawing on neglected archives of firsthand accounts from both sides, van der Vat interweaves eyewitness testimony with sharp, analytical narration to provide a penetrating reappraisal of the strategic and political background of both the Japanese and American forces, as well as a major reassessment of the role of intelligence on both sides. A comprehensive ev... View more info

Historia de Espana

By: "Descola, Jean"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Barcelona, Spain", Editorial Juventud: 1963

Edition: (Primera edicion

Seller ID: 4-6H001

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean, square. Pale green cloth with dark green and rust lettering. Dust jacket is present and clean but has tattered top and bottom edges that have been stabilized with clear tape. 446 indexed, illustrated pages - 4 with highlighting, 1 with folded corner. Text in Spanish. ""He optado por considerar a Espana como una persona viva, pero sin olvidar la advertencia de Menendez Pelayo: La historia es una obra de arte - la belleza estatuaria de la historia. Como una persona viva y, al mismo tiempo, como un esqueleto al que la imaginacion del cronista , tanto por lo m... View more info

Memorial Caen Normandie: 6 Juin 1944 Juno Beach Courseulles

By: "Desquesnes, Remy"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Oest-France: 1989

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 59T071

Condition: FINE


"Then and now in descriptions & photos. Includes ""What is there to see today?"" Text in French. Staple-bound." View more info

Memorial Caen Normandie: 6 Juin 1944 Gold Beach Asnelles

By: "Desquesnes, Remy"

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Oest-France: 1989

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 59T075

Condition: FINE


"Then and now in descriptions & photos. Includes ""What is there to see today?"" Text in French." View more info

Memorial Caen Normandie No 10: La Pointe De Hoc

By: "Desquesnes, Remy"

Price: $5.40

Publisher: Oest-France: 1992

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 59T076

Condition: FINE


"Then and now in descriptions & photos. Includes ""What is there to see today?"" Text in French." View more info

Memorial Caen Normandie: 6 June 1944 Juno Beach Courseulles

By: "Desquesnes, Remy"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Oest-France: 1990

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 5-DT004

ISBN: 2737306663

Condition: FINE


"Then and now in descriptions & photos. Includes ""What is there to see today?"" Text in English. 32-page staple-bound, illustrated with maps and photos." View more info

Two Beginnings: a Brief Acadian History

By: "Deveau, J. Alphonse"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Yarmouth, Nova Scotia", Lescarbot Press: 1980

Edition: (1st English edition)

Seller ID: 5-7T003

ISBN: 0969086607

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean interior, light age soil and 2 spots to exterior, faintest curl. Hinge crease. 74 page, staple-bound, annotated pages illustrated with a centerfold map. ""This work is a translated summary of a two-part volume entitled ""Notre Heritage Acadien"" to be published in August 1980."" A detailed history of the Acadians from origins through the diaspora. If you've ever wanted to know the true background of Longfellow's ""Evangeline"", here are the facts." View more info

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"Guns, Germs, and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies"

By: "Diamond, Jared M."

Price: $8.45

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company:

Seller ID: 9780393317558

ISBN: 0393317552

Condition: GOOD


In this "artful, informative, and delightful" (William H. McNeill, New York Review of Books) book, Jared Diamond convincingly argues that geographical and environmental factors shaped the modern world. Societies that had had a head start in food production advanced beyond the hunter-gatherer stage, and then developed religion --as well as nasty germs and potent weapons of war --and adventured on sea and land to conquer and decimate preliterate cultures. A major advance in our understanding of human societies, Guns, Germs, and Steel chronicles the way that the modern world came to be and stunni... View more info

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Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

By: "Diamond, Jared"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780143036555

ISBN: 0143036556

Condition: GOOD


In his runaway bestseller "Guns, Germs, and Steel," Jared Diamond brilliantly examined the circumstances that allowed Western civilizations to dominate much of the world. Now he probes the other side of the equation: What caused some of the great civilizations of the past to fall into ruin, and what can we learn from their fates? Using a vast historical and geographical perspective ranging from Easter Island and the Maya to Viking Greenland and modern Montana, Diamond traces a fundamental pattern of environmental catastrophe?one whose warning signs can be seen in our modern world and that we i... View more info

The Peasants' Revolt of 1381 (History in Depth)

By: "Dobson, R.B. (ed.)"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press / MacMillan: 1970

Seller ID: 6-6T002

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, light age tanning of page edges, clean and square. Light rubbing to cover edges, Light creasing on hinges and spine. ""lengthy and detailed collections of original documents provides a basic handbook to the story, significance and problems of the revolt...one of the most famous and dramatic episodes in English history...which is still a largely unsolved mystery..."" 427 indexed pages including Bibliography." View more info

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Battle Ready: Memoir of a Navy SEAL Warrior Medic

By: "Donald, Mark L., Mactavish, Scott"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin:

Seller ID: 9781250041906

ISBN: 1250041902

Condition: very good


The gripping memoir of Navy Cross, Silver Star, Bronze Star, and Purple Heart recipient SEAL Lieutenant Mark L. Donald As A SEAL and combat medic, Mark served his country with valorous distinction for almost twenty-five years and survived some of the most dangerous combat actions imaginable.From the rigors of BUD/S training to the horrors of the battlefield, "Battle Ready" dramatically immerses the reader in the unique life of the elite warrior-medic who advances into combat with life-saving equipment in one hand and life-taking weapons in the other. It is also an uplifting human story that... View more info

Im Wartesaal de Geschichte

By: "Donhoff, Marion Grafin"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Munich, Germany", Knaur: 1995

Seller ID: 6-5T012

ISBN: 3426800500

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"As new except for light soil to covers and tiny corner bumps on bottom. ""Die Deutschlandpolitik von 1948 bis zur Wiedervereinigung 1990 hat Marion Grafin Donhoff mit ihren kritischen Kommentaren hellwach begleitet. Ihre Bemerkungen, Einschätzungen und Prognosen spiegeln anschaulich die fast 50 Jahre währende Geschichte der deutschen Teilung." View more info

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I Could Never Be So Lucky Again

By: "Doolittle, James, V., Carroll Glines"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553584646

ISBN: 0553584642

Condition: GOOD


After Pearl Harbor, he led America's flight to victory General Doolittle is a giant of the twentieth century. He did it all. As a stunt pilot, he thrilled the world with his aerial acrobatics. As a scientist, he pioneered the development of modern aviation technology. During World War II, he served his country as a fearless and innovative air warrior, organizing and leading the devastating raid against Japan immortalized in the film "Thirty Seconds Over Tokyo." Now, for the first time, here is his life story -- modest, revealing, and candid as only Doolittle himself can tell it... View more info

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"A History of Knowledge: Past, Present, and Future"

By: "Doren, Charles Van"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books:

Seller ID: 9780345373168

ISBN: 0345373162

Condition: GOOD


A one-voume reference to the history of ideas that is a compendium of everything that humankind has thought, invented, created, considered, and perfected from the beginning of civilization into the twenty-first century. Massive in its scope, and yet totally accessible, A HISTORY OF KNOWLEDGE covers not only all the great theories and discoveries of the human race, but also explores the social conditions, political climates, and individual men and women of genius that brought ideas to fruition throughout history." Crystal clear and concise...Explains how humankind got to know what it k... View more info

"The Linear Scripts and the Tablets as Historical Documents (Fascicle #70), The Cambridge Ancient History, Volume II (Revised edition), Chapter XIII"

By: "Dow, Sterling & Chadwick, John"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: "London, UK", Cambridge University Press: 1971

Seller ID: 10H047

ISBN: 0521082099

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, faint page yellowing, clean interior (a few pages with fingerprints), slight age soil to exterior, faint curl. Owner's name on title page. Red covers, sewn binding. Part (A): Literacy in Minoan and Mycenaean Lands; (B) The Linear B Tablets as Historical Documents. 51 pages including Bibliography. " View more info

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War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War

By: "Dower, John W."

Price: $9.45

Publisher: Pantheon:

Seller ID: 9780394751726

ISBN: 0394751728

Condition: GOOD


WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD AN AMERICAN BOOK AWARD FINALIST Now in paperback, "War Without Mercy "has been hailed by "The New York Times "as "one of the most original and important books to be written about the war between Japan and the United States." In this monumental history, Professor John Dower reveals a hidden, explosive dimension of the Pacific War--race--while writing what John Toland has called "a landmark book . . . a powerful, moving, and evenhanded history that is sorely needed in both America and Japan." Drawing on American and Japanese songs, ... View more info