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The Fall of the House of Habsburg

By: "Crankshaw, Edward"

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780140064599

ISBN: 0140064591

Condition: GOOD


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The Battle of Leyte Gulf: 23-26 October 1944 (Bluejacket Books)

By: "Cutler, Thomas J."

Price: $11.45

Publisher: US Naval Institute Press:

Seller ID: 9781557502438

ISBN: 1557502439

Condition: GOOD


The last great naval battle of World War II, Leyte Gulf also is remembered as the biggest naval battle ever fought anywhere, and this book has been called the best account of it ever written. First published in hardcover on the battle's fiftieth anniversary in 1994 and drawing on materials not previously available, it blends history with human drama to give a real sense of what happened -- despite the mammoth scope of the battle. Every facet of naval warfare was involved in the struggle that engaged some two hundred thousand men and 282 American, Japanese, and Australian ships over more than a... 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 PontochĂ´ in Kyoto for a yearlong stint under the geisha name Ichigiku. This account of her unique experience provides an intimate look into a feminine community that has been the subject of rumor and fantasy ... View more info

Geisha

By: "Dalby, Liza"

Price: $6.00

Publisher: University of California Press:

Seller ID: 9780520204959

ISBN: 0520204956

Condition: very good


In this classic best-seller, Liza Dalby, the only non-Japanese ever to have trained as a geisha, offers an insider's look at the exclusive world of female companions to the Japanese male elite. Her new preface considers the geisha today as a vestige of tradition as Japan heads into the 21st century. 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

We Led the Way: Darby's Rangers

By: "Darby, W., Baumer, W."

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Jove:

Seller ID: 9780515082531

ISBN: 0515082538

Condition: GOOD


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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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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 battle, the commanders, the size of the opposing forces, and casualties. An account of the battle plan and the military action ar... 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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Shoal of Time: A History of the Hawaiian Islands

By: "Daws, Gavan"

Price: $16.00

Publisher: University of Hawaii Press:

Seller ID: 9780824803247

ISBN: 0824803248

Condition: very good


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Modern Oxford: A history of the city from 1771

By: "Day, C.J."

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Oxford, UK", 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", 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: 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

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The Survivor: An Anatomy of Life in the Death Camps

By: "Des Pres, Terrence"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: NY, OXFORD UNIV PR: 1980

Seller ID: 11T008

ISBN: 0195027035

Condition: FINE


"As new. ""My subject is survival, the capacity of men and women to live beneath the pressure of protracted crisis, to sustain terrible damage in mind and body and yet be there, sane, alive, still human…It turns out that survival is an experience with a definite structure, neither random nor regressive or amoral...""" View more info

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"God and the Fascists: The Vatican Alliance with Mussolini, Franco, Hitler, and Pavelic"

By: "Deschner, Karlheinz"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: Prometheus Books:

Seller ID: 9781616148379

ISBN: 1616148373

Condition: very good


Now available in English for the first time, a controversial work that indicts the Vatican for its actions before and during World War II. In the decade preceding the outbreak of World War II, the Vatican made a devil's bargain with fascist leaders. Anticipating that their regimes would eliminate a common enemy--namely Marxist-Leninist communism--two popes essentially collaborated with Hitler, Mussolini, and the fascist dictators in Spain (Franco) and Croatia (Pavelić). This is the damning indictment of this well-researched polemic, which for almost five decades in Germany has s... View more info

Historia de Espana

By: "Descola, Jean"

Price: $24.95

Publisher: "Barcelona, Spain", 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: 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