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The People's War: Original Voices of the American Revolution

The People's War: Original Voices of the American Revolution...

Author: Noel Rae
ISBN: 9780762790104
Format: Paperback
$29.12

This is the story of one of history's great events, the American Revolutionary War, told almost entirely in the...  Read More >>

The Noise of Battle: The British Army and the Last Breakthrough Battle West of the Rhine, February-March 1945

The Noise of Battle: The British Army and the Last Breakthrough...

Author: Tony Colvin
ISBN: 9781911628415
Format: Paperback
$75.00

Half of the book is a detailed description, mainly told in the words of participants, of three battles fought over...  Read More >>

Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene

Gardens and Human Agency in the Anthropocene

Author: Maria Paula Diogo ,  Ana Duarte Rodrigues
ISBN: 9780815346661
Format: Hardback
$242.00

This volume discusses gardens as designed landscapes of mediation between nature and culture, embodying different...  Read More >>

Bomber Pilot: Bomber Command Pilot Leonard Cheshire's Classic Second World War Memoir

Bomber Pilot: Bomber Command Pilot Leonard Cheshire's...

Author: Leonard Cheshire ,  Robert Owen
ISBN: 9781999812867
Format: Hardback
$59.99

RAF pilot Leonard Cheshire's classic Second World War memoir of his first three years serving with Bomber Command....  Read More >>

Mountain Man - John Colter, the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and the Call of the American West

Mountain Man - John Colter, the Lewis & Clark Expedition,...

Author: David Weston Marshall
ISBN: 9781682684429
Format: Paperback
$26.95

If you seek vicarious adventure, these pages await the armchair explorer. -Providence Journal  Read More >>

Poetics of the Earth: Natural History and Human History

Poetics of the Earth: Natural History and Human History...

Author: Augustin Berque (University of Paris, France)
ISBN: 9780367200534
Format: Hardback
$242.00

Poetics of the Earth is a work of environmental philosophy, based on a synthesis of eastern and western thought...  Read More >>

The Conquest of the Holy Land by Salah al-Din: A critical edition and translation of the anonymous Libellus de expugnatione Terrae Sanctae per Saladinum

The Conquest of the Holy Land by Salah al-Din: A critical...

Author: Keagan Brewer (University of Sydney, Australia) ,  James Kane
ISBN: 9781138308053
Format: Hardback
$242.00

The Libellus de expugnatione Terrae Sanctae per Saladinum (or Little Book about the Conquest of the Holy Land by...  Read More >>

The Flying Tigers: The Untold Story of the American Pilots Who Waged A Secret War Against Japan

The Flying Tigers: The Untold Story of the American...

Author: Samuel M. Kleiner
ISBN: 9780399564154
Format: Paperback
$29.99

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Thomas Harriot: A Life in Science

Thomas Harriot: A Life in Science

Author: Robyn Arianrhod (Adjunct Research Fellow, School of Mathematical Sciences, Monash University)
ISBN: 9780190271855
Format: Hardback
$45.95

A new biography of Thomas Harriot, the greatest unknown scientific mind of the Renaissance  Read More >>

Foucault and Family Relations: Governing from a Distance in Australia

Foucault and Family Relations: Governing from a Distance...

Author: Malcolm Voyce
ISBN: 9781498559690
Format: Hardback
$131.37

Foucault and Family Relations analyzes notions of property in rural Australia during the colonial period and how...  Read More >>

Good Trouble: How Deviants, Criminals, Heretics, and Outsiders Have Changed the World for the Better

Good Trouble: How Deviants, Criminals, Heretics, and...

Author: Brian Wolf
ISBN: 9781498563444
Format: Hardback
$131.37

This book argues that some of the most important deviants have been at the forefront of positive social change and...  Read More >>

Resituating Humanistic Psychology: Finding Meaning in an Age of Medicalization, Digitization, and Identity Politics

Resituating Humanistic Psychology: Finding Meaning in...

Author: Patrick Whitehead ,  Miles Groth
ISBN: 9781498591003
Format: Hardback
$138.67

In Resituating Humanistic Psychology, Whitehead and Groth urge psychologists to return to the aims of the psychology...  Read More >>

Sport and Identity in Ancient Greece

Sport and Identity in Ancient Greece

Author: Zinon Papakonstantinou
ISBN: 9781472438225
Format: Hardback
$242.00

From the eighth century BCE to the late third century CE, Greeks trained in sport and competed in periodic contests...  Read More >>

American Foreign Relations: A Very Short Introduction

American Foreign Relations: A Very Short Introduction...

Author: Andrew Preston (Professor of American History, University of Cambridge)
ISBN: 9780199899395
Format: Paperback
$17.95

A sharp, concise examination of America's relationship with the world from the founding to the present.  Read More >>

The Making of a Justice: Reflections on My First 94 Years

The Making of a Justice: Reflections on My First 94...

Author: Justice John Paul Stevens
ISBN: 9780316489645
Format: Hardback
$49.99

A masterful and personal account of life on the Supreme Court that offers a unique understanding of American history...  Read More >>

Nuking The Moon: And Other Intelligence Schemes and Military Plots Left on the Drawing Board

Nuking The Moon: And Other Intelligence Schemes and...

Author: Vince Houghton
ISBN: 9780525505174
Format: Hardback
$42.99

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Brothers Down: Pearl Harbor and the Fate of the Many Brothers Aboard the USS Arizona

Brothers Down: Pearl Harbor and the Fate of the Many...

Author: Walter R. Borneman
ISBN: 9780316438889
Format: Hardback
$45.00

The surprise attack at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 remains one of the most traumatic events in American history,...  Read More >>

Reading, Massachusetts

Reading, Massachusetts

Author: Everett A. Blodgett ,  Virginia D. Blodgett
ISBN: 9781467103084
Format: Paperback
$39.99

The town of Reading began as Lynn Village in 1639, when a four-mile grant for an 'inland plantation' that included...  Read More >>

The Defeat of a Renaissance Intellectual: Selected Writings of Francesco Guicciardini

The Defeat of a Renaissance Intellectual: Selected Writings...

Author: Francesco Guicciardini ,  Carlo Celli
ISBN: 9780271083483
Format: Hardback
$145.90

A collection of writings by papal advisor and historian Francesco Guicciardini (1483-1540), including letters, treatises,...  Read More >>

A History of States and Economic Policies in Early Modern Europe

A History of States and Economic Policies in Early Modern...

Author: Silvia A. Conca Messina (University of Milan, Italy)
ISBN: 9780367135102
Format: Hardback
$242.00

Why was early modern Europe the starting point of the economic expansion which led to the Industrial Revolution?...  Read More >>

First Ladies: The Ever Changing Role, from Martha Washington to Melania Trump

First Ladies: The Ever Changing Role, from Martha Washington...

Author: Betty Boyd Caroli (Former Professor of History, City University of New York)
ISBN: 9780190669133
Format: Paperback
$27.95

This expanded and updated fifth edition presents Caroli's keen political analysis and astute observation of recent...  Read More >>

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