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From Dawn to Decadence; 500 Years of Western Cultural Life 1500 to the Present

By: Barzun, Jacques

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Harper Collins Publishers:

Seller ID: BB0239366


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Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy

By: Cannadine, David

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Anchor Books, 1992:

Seller ID: BB0250179


"The Decline and Fall of the British Aristocracy" is the first serious and sustained attempt to study the remarkable history of the British aristocracy as it has unfolded during the last hundred years. David Cannadine recounts the process by which notables and nobles lost their wealth, power, and prestige. The result is a compelling account of one of the most significant social changes to have occurred in modern history: it is also a rivetting human drama, sometimes absu... View more info

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Antiquity

By: Cantor, Norman L.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Seller ID: BB0248293


Light shelf-wear. There are some creases along the spine and front right hand corner of the book. View more info

Everyday life through the ages

By: Davison, Michael

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London ; Reader's Digest Association, c1992.:

Seller ID: BB0250413


A nice clean copy. View more info

Modern Times: A History of the World from the 1920s to the 1990s

By: Johnson, Paul

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson History, 1993:

Seller ID: BB0249061


Abrasion on back cover from sticker removal, else a sound copy. View more info

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The Fourth Part of the World

By: Lester, Toby

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Free Press:

Seller ID: BB0220814


"Old maps lead you to strange and unexpected places, and none does so more ineluctably than the subject of this book: the giant, beguiling Waldseemuller world map of 1507." So begins this remarkable story of the map that gave America its name. For millennia Europeans believed that the world consisted of three parts: Europe, Africa, and Asia. They drew the three continents in countless shapes and sizes on their maps, but occasionally they hinted at the existence of a ... View more info