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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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"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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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 gene... 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 Bi... 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, anal... 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 th... 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 (Pavel... 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... 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

Memorial Caen Normandie: 6 June 1944 Juno Beach Courseulles

By: "Desquesnes, Remy"

Price: $17.95

Publisher: 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

Memorial Caen Normandie No 10: La Pointe De Hoc

By: "Desquesnes, Remy"

Price: $5.40

Publisher: 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 Juin 1944 Gold Beach Asnelles

By: "Desquesnes, Remy"

Price: $5.40

Publisher: 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

Two Beginnings: a Brief Acadian History

By: "Deveau, J. Alphonse"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "Yarmouth, Nova Scotia", 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... View more info

Status and Position of Women in India: With Specal Reference to Women in Contemporary India

By: "Devendra, Kiran"

Price: $74.95

Publisher: "New Delhi, India", Shakti Books: 1985

Seller ID: 7-6T033

ISBN: 070692780X

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Brown cloth with gold lettering on spine. Smudge on back cover and faintest age soil to exterior page edges. Clean, unclipped dust jacket is crisp but has slight edge rubbing, some bubbles in the lamination, a few scratches and dents. ""studies legal and other problems of Indian women since independence...institutionalization of various enactments regarding Indian women have not been internalized..."" 186 indexed pag... View more info