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"The French Historical Revolution: The Annales School, 1929-1989 (Key Contemporary Thinkers)"

By: "Burke, Peter"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Stanford University Press:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 9780804718370

ISBN: 0804718377

Condition: GOOD

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

"Beyond Arabian Sands: The People, Place, and Politics of the Arab World"

By: "Butler, Grant C."

Price: $9.95

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

China: Alive in the Bitter Sea

By: "Butterfield, Fox"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553345025

ISBN: 0553345028

Condition: GOOD

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Mademoiselle Miss: Letters From an American Girl Serving with the Rank of Lieutenant in a French Army Hospital at the Front

By: "Butterfield, W.(Richard C. Cabot, Preface)"

Price: $11.95

Publisher: "Boston, MA", W.A. Butterfield: 1916

Edition: "(3rd printing, July 29)"

Seller ID: 4-1T007

Condition: GOOD

"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

The Gallic War and Other Writings of Julius Caesar

By: "Caesar, Julius"

Price: $35.95

Publisher: New York, Modern Library #295: 1957

Seller ID: 8-2T026

ISBN: n/a

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

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How the Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role From the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe (The Hinges of History)

By: "Cahill, Thomas"

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780385418492

ISBN: 0385418493

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

Fork-Tailed Devil: The P38

By: "Caidin, Martin"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: NY, Ballantine (#U2424): 1971

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 00P004

Condition: GOOD+

"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

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History in Our Time

By: "Cannadine, David"

Price: $3.75

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780140249552

ISBN: 0140249559

Condition: GOOD

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Invasion: They're Coming

By: "Carell, Paul"

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Bantam Books:

Seller ID: 9780553241648

ISBN: 0553241648

Condition: GOOD

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A Vignette of the New York New Jersey Metropolitan Region

By: "Carey, George W."

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Cambridge, MA", Ballinger / Lippincott: 1976

Seller ID: 5-7X002

ISBN: 0884104362

Condition: GOOD+

"Tight, bright, faint age soil to exterior with a few spots and part of a price sticker, square. Pencil underlining and 1 page with margin note. A snapshot in time of the NY Metropolitan area in 1976, illustrated with 44 figures (photos, maps, etc.) and 4 tables. Sections on NY Metropolitan Region - Process, Form and Control; Commercial and Industrial Activities; Residential Space; Urban Landscapes and Social Processes; The Urban Environment - The Pollution Feedback." View more info

Newtown Connecticut: Directions and Images

By: "Carole Telfair and Mary Jane (Bunny) Madden, Editors"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "The League of Women Voters of Newtown, Inc.":

Seller ID: 9780962344404

ISBN: 0962344400

Condition: GOOD

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Here Is Where: Discovering America's Great Forgotten History

By: "Carroll, Andrew"

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Crown Archetype:

Seller ID: 9780307463975

ISBN: 0307463974

Condition: GOOD

"Here Is Where "chronicles Andrew Carroll's eye-opening - and at times hilarious -- journey across America to find and explore unmarked historic sites where extraordinary moments occurred and remarkable individuals once lived. Sparking the idea for this book was Carroll's visit to the spot where Abraham Lincoln's son was saved by the brother of Lincoln's assassin. Carroll wondered, "How many other""unmarked places are there where intriguing events have unfolded and that we walk past every day, not realizing their significance?" To answer that question, Carroll ultimately trekked to every re... View more info

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Inglorious Royal Marriages: A Demi-Millennium of Unholy Mismatrimony

By: "Carroll, Leslie"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780451416766

ISBN: 0451416767

Condition: GOOD

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Royal Affairs: A Lusty Romp Through the Extramarital Adventures That Rocked the British Monarchy

By: "Carroll, Leslie"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Berkley:

Seller ID: 9780451223982

ISBN: 0451223985

Condition: GOOD

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

The Young Mariners: A History of Maritime Salem

By: "Carse, Robert"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: NY, WW Norton: 1966

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 94T009

Condition: NEAR FINE

"As new except for slight age soil to exterior top of page edges, and faint library stamp on front endpaper. Library Binding. From the founding of Salem, Massachusetts, the history of it's sea-faring tradition, through the War of 1812. A good basic level text. 191 pages with index and black and white illustrations." View more info

Against a Federal Europe: The Battle for Britain

By: "Cash, William"

Price: $62.95

Publisher: "London, UK", Duckworth: 1991

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 7-3T006

ISBN: 0715623982

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

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"A Stillness at Appomattox (Army of the Potomac, Vol. 3)"

By: "Catton, Bruce"

Price: $6.45

Publisher: Anchor:

Seller ID: 9780385044516

ISBN: 0385044518

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

Stillness at Appomattox

By: "Catton, Bruce"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, Pocket: 1958

Edition: "(10th printing, 1965)"

Seller ID: 14P005

Condition: FINE

"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

Con las manos en alto: Episodios de la guerra en Colombia

By: "Caycedo, German Castro"

Price: $7.95

Publisher: "Bogota, Columbia", Planeta: 2001

Seller ID: 4-9T013

ISBN: 9584202227

Condition: VERY GOOD

"Tight, faint age tanning of pages, clean, square. Rubbing to cover edges. Text in Spanish. ""Una guerra narrada con estetica, donde quienes cuentan no son los violentos sino part de los mas de cuarenta millones de colombianos innocentes, con la fuerza de ese contraste entre la violencia y las ternura que conforman nuestra nacionalidad.""" View more info

"The PreHistory of the Greek Language (Fascicle #15), The Cambridge Ancient History, Volume II (Revised edition), Chapter XXXIX"

By: "Chadwick, John"

Price: $28.95

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