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The Executioner Always Chops Twice

By: Abbott, Geoffrey

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Summersdale Publishers:

Seller ID: BB0224759


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Discovering Antique Maps

By: Alan G. Hodgkiss

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Shire:

Edition: 5

Seller ID: BB0238999


This book is designed as an introduction to the history and the many-sided aspects of early mapmaking. View more info

History Atlas of the World

By: Bjorklund, Oddvar

Price: $3.00

Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers:

Seller ID: BB0227627


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The discoverers

By: Boorstin, Daniel J.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Vintage Books, 1985.:

Seller ID: BB0234857


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The idea of history

By: Collingwood, R.G.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: London ; Oxford University Press, 1956., 13:

Seller ID: BB0247398


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What If?: The World's Foremost Military Historians Imagine What Might Have Been

By: Cowley, Robert ; John Keegan ; Stephen E. Ambrose

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Penguin Group (USA), September 2000:

Seller ID: BB0244859


With its in-depth reflections on the monumental events of the past, this amazing book of essays ponders what might have been if things had gone differently in history. Featuring Stephen J. Ambrose, John Keegan, and many others. View more info

After the fact

By: Davidson, James West

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Boston : McGraw-Hill, c2000.:

Edition: 4

Seller ID: BB0214562


Edgewear and corner creasing. View more info

Don't know much about history

By: Davis, Kenneth Rexton

Price: $6.25

Publisher: New York : Crown, c1990.:

Seller ID: BB0213788


Busting myths and bringing the past vividly to life, this classic spent 35 consecutive weeks on the New York Times bestseller list, an anti-textbook that has sold more than 1.6 million copies.This completely revised edition incorporates new research and discoveries, and covers topics like the end of the Cold War, Clinton's impeachment, the bizarre election of 2000 and the events that led to September 11th.For history buffs and history-phobes alike, longtime fans wh... View more info

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Treasure hunt

By: Earle, Peter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press, 2008.:

Seller ID: BB0226239


"A remarkable book, in which a very wide spectrum of human behavior is on show---from colossal gullibility on the one hand, to extraordinary ingenuity and determination on the other." --"The Daily Telegraph "(UK) "Treasure Hunt "is the story of an obsession. Rumors of Spanish treasure, or gold and silver at the bottom of the sea, have been a part of maritime lore for centuries. In 1687, Captain William Phips brought back to port an incredible cargo---nearly forty... View more info

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The End of Kings: A History of Republics and Republicans

By: Everdell, William R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University of Chicago Press, April 2000:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: BB0245123


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Coal: A Human History

By: Freese, Barbara

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Penguin USA (Paper):

Seller ID: BB0240205


In this remarkable book, Barbara Freese takes us on a rich historical journey that begins hundreds of millions of years ago and spans the globe. Prized as "the best stone in Britain" by Roman invaders who carved jewelry out of it, coal has transformed societies, expanded frontiers, and sparked social movements, and still powers our electric grid. Yet coal's world-changing power has come at a tremendous price, including centuries of blackening our skies and lungs--and ... View more info

The Titanic

By: Geoff Tibbals

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Pleasantville, N.Y. : The Reader's Digest Association, c1997.:

Seller ID: BB0215429


Vividly told and illustrated throughout with 100 photographs, The Titanic covers the building and sensational promotion of this ship, then leads to the events of the night of April 14, 1912, and on to the present day. View more info

Harvest of hope

By: Grout, Phil

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Madison, WI : SERRV International, c2003.:

Seller ID: BB0216475


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Painless American History

By: Hamilton, Laurie

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, 1999:

Seller ID: BB0246149


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Norwegians in America: The Last Migration Bits of Saga from Pioneer Life = Original Title, Den Siste Folkevandring

By: Holand, Hjalmar Rued ; Evelyn Ostraat Wierenga

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Center for Western Studies, Augustana College, 1978:

Seller ID: BB0248043


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Raj

By: James, Lawrence R.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2000, c1997.:

Seller ID: BB0214817


In less that one hundred years, the British made themselves the masters of India. They ruled for another hundred, leaving behind the independent nations of India and Pakistan when they finally withdrew in 1947. Both nations would owe much to the British Raj: under its rule, Indians learned to see themselves as Indians; its benefits included railways, roads, canals, schools, universities, hospitals, universal language and common law. None of this, however, was planned... View more info

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Cod

By: Kurlansky, Mark

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 1998.:

Seller ID: BB0217656


From the Bestselling Author of Salt and The Basque History of the World Cod, Mark Kurlansky's third work of nonfiction and winner of the 1999 James Beard Award, is the biography of a single species of fish, but it may as well be a world history with this humble fish as its recurring main character. Cod, it turns out, is the reason Europeans set sail across the Atlantic, and it is the only reason they could. What did the Vikings eat in icy Greenland and on the five ex... View more info

Lies my teacher told me

By: Loewen, James W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 1996.:

Seller ID: BB0239362


Winner of the 1996 American Book Award and the Oliver Cromwell Cox Award for Distinguished Anti-Racist ScholarshipAmericans have lost touch with their history, and in this thought-provoking book, Professor James Loewen shows why. After surveying twelve leading high school American history texts, he has concluded that "not one" does a decent job of making history interesting or memorable. Marred by an embarrassing combination of blind patriotism, mindless optimism, she... View more info

The linguist and the emperor

By: Meyerson, Danie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, 2004.:

Seller ID: BB0235668


The deciphering of the Rosetta stone was one of the great intellectual triumphs of all time, unlocking the secrets of thousands of years of Egypt's ancient civilization. Yet in the past two centuries, the circumstances surrounding this bravura feat of translation have become shrouded in myth and mystery. Now in his spellbinding new book, Daniel Meyerson recounts the extraordinary true story of how the lives of two geniuses converged in a breakthrough that revolutionized ... View more info

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War In World History

By: Morillo, Stephen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages:

Seller ID: BB0207782


Crease on front cover, else a nice clean copy. View more info