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The Pelican History of Greece

By: A. R. Burn

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: July 1966

Seller ID: 104838

ISBN: 0140207929

Condition: Used - Good


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England in the Late Middle Ages: Volume 4 (Hist of England, Penguin)

By: A. R. Myers

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: June 1952

Seller ID: 108202

ISBN: 014020234X

Condition: Used - Good


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Pirates of Barbary: Corsairs, Conquests and Captivity in the Seventeenth-Century Mediterranean

By: Adrian Tinniswood

Price: $10.50

Publisher: Riverhead Hardcover: November 2010

Seller ID: 79666

ISBN: 159448774X

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The stirring story of the seventeenth-century pirates of the Mediterranean-the forerunners of today's bandits of the seas-and how their conquests shaped the clash between Christianity and Islam. It's easy to think of piracy as a romantic way of life long gone-if not for today's frightening headlines of robbery and kidnapping on the high seas. Pirates have existed since the invention of commerce itself, but they reached the zenith of their power during the 1600s, when the Mediterranean was the crossroads of the world and pirates were the scourge of Europe and the glory of Islam. They attac... View more info

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Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia

By: Ahmed Rashid

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Yale University Press: April 2001

Seller ID: 56800

ISBN: 0300089023

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Shrouding themselves and their aims in deepest secrecy, the leaders of the Taliban movement control Afghanistan with an inflexible, crushing fundamentalism. The most extreme and radical of all Islamic organizations, the Taliban inspires fascination, controversy, and especially fear in both the Muslim world and the West. Correspondent Ahmed Rashid brings the shadowy world of the Taliban into sharp focus in this enormously interesting and revealing book. It is the only authoritative account of the Taliban and modern day Afghanistan available to English language readers. Based on his experien... View more info

The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (originally published as 'The Small Woman')

By: Alan Burgess

Price: $1.50

Publisher: Bantam Books [NY}: January 1957

Seller ID: 124514

ISBN: B00CGLGQLI

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The Lost City: Discovering the Forgotten Virtues of Community in the Chicago of the 1950s

By: Alan Ehrenhalt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Basic Books: September 1995

Seller ID: 111993

ISBN: 0465041922

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Science and Society in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries

By: Alan Gordon Rae Smith

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harcourt College Pub: June 1973

Seller ID: 108189

ISBN: 0155783998

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The Blue Nile

By: Alan Moorehead

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Vintage Books: May 1983

Seller ID: 54651

ISBN: 0394714490

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William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic

By: Alan Taylor

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Vintage: August 1996

Seller ID: 80891

ISBN: 0679773002

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Black Star Over Japan

By: Albert Axelbank

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 37719

ISBN: B0018UNQNO

Condition: Used - Good


Previous owner's name on title page. Otherwise unmarked. First Tuttle edition. View more info

Spandau

By: Albert speer

Price: $1.50

Publisher: Pocket: December 1976

Seller ID: 120158

ISBN: 0671808435

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Illustrated History of the Third Reich

By: Alex Hook

Price: $9.50

Publisher: Book Sales: June 2006

Seller ID: 107063

ISBN: 1844060306

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Gardner's Photographic Sketchbook of the Civil War

By: Alexander Gardner

Price: $5.75

Publisher: Dover Publications: June 1959

Seller ID: 115102

ISBN: 0486227316

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Mathew Brady's chief photographer during the early days of the Civil War, Gardner produced unforgettable pictures, among them Union troops in battle, Lincoln at Antietam, the ruins of Richmond, and Lee's surrender at Appomattox. One hundred of the greatest war pictures ever taken, this collection is also a dramatic record of American history. View more info

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Endurance : Shackletons Incredible Voyage

By: ALFRED LANSING

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Tyndale House Pub: June 1999

Seller ID: 87812

ISBN: 0842308245

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In 1914, an expedition headed by Sir Ernest Shackleton set out to be the first to cross the continent of Antarctica. Shipwrecked and marooned for months on end, their ill-fated voyage became a triumphant story of indomitable courage and faith in the face of astounding obstacles. A bestseller since it was first published in 1959, Alfred Lansing's "Endurance" now features a foreword and afterword from Dr. James Dobson--inspiring every reader to persevere no matter how impossible the challenge. View more info

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Kissinger: 1973, the Crucial Year

By: Alistair Horne

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: June 2009

Seller ID: 104174

ISBN: 0743272838

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"Kissinger: 1973, The Crucial Year" is the gripping history of one of America's most enigmatic and influential foreign policy advisers during a pivotal year in the country's postwar history. By any measure, 1973 was not an ordinary year. It should have been Kissinger's year of triumph -- a time to bask in his hard-won achievements and build on his successes. Kissinger's strategy of opening the door to China and detente with the Soviet Union had been judged an overwhelming success. After furthering his policy of realpolitik through backchannel diplomacy during Nixon's first term, Kissinger w... View more info

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The Frontiersmen: A Narrative

By: Allan W. Eckert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Jesse Stuart Foundation: May 2001

Seller ID: 127530

ISBN: 0945084919

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Against the background of such names as George Rogers Clark, Daniel Boone. Arthur St. Clair, Anthony Wayne, Simon Girty, and William Henry Harrison, Eckert has recreated the life of one of America's most outstanding heroes, Simon Kenton. Kenton's role in opening the Northwest Territory to settlement more than rivaled that of his friend Daniel Boone. By his eighteenth birthday, Kenton had already won frontier renown as woodsman, fighter, and scout. His incredible physical strength and endurance, his great dignity and innate kindness made him the ideal prototype of the frontier hero. The Frontie... View more info

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The Forgotten Man: A New History of the Great Depression

By: Amity Shlaes

Price: $12.00

Publisher: HarperLuxe: July 2007

Seller ID: 120594

ISBN: 0061285277

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It's difficult today to imagine how America survived the Great Depression. Only through the stories of the common people who struggled during that era can we really understand how the nation endured. In The Forgotten Man, Amity Shlaes offers a striking reinterpretation of the Great Depression. Rejecting the old emphasis on the New Deal, she turns to the neglected and moving stories of individual Americans, and shows how they helped establish the steadfast character we developed as a nation.Shlaes also traces the mounting agony of the New Dealers themselves as they discovered their errors... View more info

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Pakistan: A Hard Country

By: Anatol Lieven

Price: $11.00

Publisher: PublicAffairs: March 2012

Seller ID: 117706

ISBN: 1610391454

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In the past decade Pakistan has become a country of immense importance to its region, the United States, and the world. With almost 200 million people, a 500,000-man army, nuclear weapons, and a large diaspora in Britain and North America, Pakistan is central to the hopes of jihadis and the fears of their enemies. Yet the greatest short-term threat to Pakistan is not Islamist insurgency as such, but the actions of the United States, and the greatest longterm threat is ecological change.Anatol Lieven's book is a magisterial investigation of this highly complex and often poorly understood cou... View more info

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A Land So Strange: The Epic Journey of Cabeza de Vaca

By: Andrés Reséndez

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Basic Books: January 2009

Seller ID: 127408

ISBN: 0465068413

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In 1528, a mission set out from Spain to colonize Florida. But the expedition went horribly wrong: Delayed by a hurricane, knocked off course by a colossal error of navigation, and ultimately doomed by a disastrous decision to separate the men from their ships, the mission quickly became a desperate journey of survival.Of the three hundred men who had embarked on the journey, only four survived--three Spaniards and an African slave. This tiny band endured a horrific march through Florida, a harrowing raft passage across the Louisiana coast, and years of enslavement in the American Southwest... View more info

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The Truman Scandals and the Politics of Morality (Give'em Hell Harry Series)

By: Andrew J. Dunar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Missouri Press: March 1997

Seller ID: 75013

ISBN: 0826211186

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