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My Journey: How One Woman Survived Stalin's Gulag

By: Adamova-Sliozberg, Olga

Price: $14.38

Publisher: Evanston, Ill., Northwestern University Press: 2011

Seller ID: 028233

ISBN: 0810127393

Condition: Very Good Condition


This is the first English translation of Olga Adamova-Sliozberg's mesmerizing My Journey , which was not officially published in Russia until 2002. It is among the best known of Gulag memoirs and was one of the first to become widely available in underground samizdat circulation. Size: 6 x 0.7 x 9 inches. 312 pages. Text unmarked . Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact, but spine is slightly cocked. Slight shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Some creased page corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::Europe ; ISBN/EAN: 9780810127395. Inventor... View more info

Dandies and Desert Saints: Styles of Victorian Masculinity

By: Adams, James Eli

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Cornell University Press, Cornell University Press: 1995

Seller ID: 029281

ISBN: 0801482089

Condition: Very Good Condition


264 pages. Text unmarked . Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight reading-wear and bumping to corners. While drawing on work in feminism, queer theory, and cultural history, Dandies and Desert Saints challenges scholars to rethink simplistic notions of Victorian manhood. James Eli Adams examines masculine identity in Victorian literature from Thomas Carlyle through Oscar Wilde, analyzing authors who identify the age's ideal of manhood as the power of self-discipline. What distinguishes Adams's book from others in the recent explosion of interest in masculinity is his refusal t... View more info

Interpreting Archaeology: Finding Meaning in the Past

By: Alexandra Alexandri and Victor Buchli

Price: $7.92

Publisher: Routledge: 1997

Seller ID: 027873

ISBN: 0415157447

Condition: Very Good Condition


Name on inside cover. Otherwise text unmarked. Gentle reading-wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::General ; ISBN: 0415157447. Inventory No: 027873. Paperback View more info

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Amritsar to Lahore: A Journey Across the India-Pakistan Border

By: Alter, Stephen

Price: $6.33

Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press: 2001

Seller ID: 027322

ISBN: 0812217438

Condition: Very Good Condition


Small ink underlining on a couple of pages. Book solid. Gentle reading-wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::General ; ISBN/EAN: 9780812217438. Inventory No: 027322. This book is very light, and shipping will be upgraded to first class mail.. Paperback View more info

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The Luftwaffe: The German Air Force in World War II

By: Bekker, Cajus D.

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Birlinn: 2001

Seller ID: 026226

ISBN: 1841581429

Condition: Fine Condition


399 pages. Text unmarked. Very gentle reading-wear and small (closed) nick to edge of cover. Fine condition. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::Military ; ISBN: 1841581429. ISBN/EAN: 9781841581422. Inventory No: 026226. Paperback View more info

A History of the British Isles

By: Black, Jeremy

Price: $17.54

Publisher: Red Globe Press: 2016

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: 029391

ISBN: 1137573600

Condition: As New


338 pages. Text unmarked. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Fourth Edition. A core introductory textbook that provides students with a concise overview of the full sweep of English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh history, from pre-Roman times right through to the present day. Jeremy Black offers a balanced and absorbing account of a group of islands, their peoples, their extraordinary shared past and their remarkable impact on the rest of the world.This is an ideal set text for dedicated modules on British History, or a supplementary text for... View more info

The Making of New World Slavery: From the Baroque to the Modern, 1492-1800

By: Blackburn, Robin

Price: $30.70

Publisher: Verso: 2010

Seller ID: 028973

ISBN: 1844676315

Condition: Very Good Condition


608 pages. Text unmarked . Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Gently read condition.Very slight shelf-wea. Faint finger smudging. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 pounds. Category: History::General ; ISBN/EAN: 9781844676316. Inventory No: 028973. Paperback View more info

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New Harlem, Past and Present: The Story of an Amazing Civic Wrong, Now at Last to Be Righted

By: Carl Horton Pierce; William Pennington Toler; Harmon De Pau Nutting

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, New Harlem Publishing: 1903

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 017007

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good


The history of the Harlem section of Manhattan and an overview of the legal prospects of the original landholders. Illustrated with period photos Green decorative publisher's boards. Moderately soiled. Some fraying to spine ends and corners. Hinges splitting but have been repaired with archival rice paper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::New York ; Inventory No: 017007. Hardcover View more info

The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York

By: Caro, Robert A.

Price: $12.07

Publisher: New York, Vintage: 1975

Seller ID: 028537

ISBN: 0394720245

Condition: Very Good Condition


Everywhere acknowledged as a modern American classic, winner of the Pulitzer Prize, and chosen by the Modern Library as one of the hundred greatest books of the twentieth century, The Power Broker is a huge and galvanizing biography revealing not only the saga of one man's incredible accumulation of power, but the story of the shaping (and mis-shaping) of New York in the twentieth century. Size: 5.9 x 1.8 x 9.2 inches. 1344 pages. No apparent marking in text. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight moisture rumpling to the edge of the first handful of pages. Some reading-wear.... View more info

Academic Charisma and the Origins of the Research University

By: Clark, William

Price: $11.49

Publisher: University of Chicago Press: 2007

Seller ID: 028978

ISBN: 0226109224

Condition: Near Fine Condition


662 pages. Text unmarked . Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Unread or gently read condition.Very slight shelf-wear. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 pounds. Category: History::General ; ISBN/EAN: 9780226109220. Inventory No: 028978. Paperback View more info

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The Bitch of Buchenwald: The Sex Life of Ilse Koch

By: Como, Joseph

Price: $550.00

Publisher: New York, NY, Olympia / Ophelia Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022961

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good


OPHELIA PRESS OPH-230. Rare paperback original on war criminal Ilsa Koch, basis for the Diane Thorne character in Ilsa, She-Wolf of the SS. Pink, text only wraps. $1.95 cover price. Cover copy reads: "The scandalous life of one of the world's most depraved women: Ilse Koch, the Nazi's supreme mistress of obscenity. VG+ condition. Gently read condition. Some faint wrinkling to spine from binding. Small spotting to spine. Some bumping and rubbing to corners. Binding square and solid. Pages very faintly edge-tanned but clean and supple. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 8 ounces. ... View more info

Luck, Fate and Fortune: Antiquity and Its Legacy

By: Eidinow, Esther

Price: $10.34

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic: 2019

Seller ID: 029204

ISBN: 184511843X

Condition: Very Good Condition


224 pages. Text unmarked . Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Some reading-wear and bumping and short creases to corners. The impulse to try to anticipate the future, and make sense of apparently random events, is irrepressible. Why and how the ancient Greeks tried to foretell the outcome of the present is the subject of Esther Eidinow's lively appraisal, which explores the legacy of ancient Greek notions of luck, fate and fortune in our own era, drawing on approaches to cognitive anthropology. Perhaps the most famous of all sites of prediction is the Oracle at Delphi. But the De... View more info

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Esso War Map II: Featuring The World Island; Fortress Europe

By: Esso

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Esso: 1944

Seller ID: 028952

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Good Condition


Esso promotional WWII wartime map with B-17, Flying Fortresses on the cover. Large format foldout map. Somewhat toned but attractive. Delicate at the folds with some short splits starting. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::Military; Inventory No: 028952. Paperback View more info

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The Oases of Egypt, Volume 1: Siwa Oasis

By: Fakhry, Ahmed

Price: $30.00

Publisher: American University in Cairo Press: 1973

Seller ID: 026826

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


Illustrated by B+W photos, diagrams and engravings. Text unmarked. Jacket shows some toning and nicking at edges. Also some moisture spotting to jacket spine. Book solid. 214 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::General ; Inventory No: 026826. Hardcover View more info

The World: A History, Penguin Academic Edition, Combined Volume

By: Fernandez-Armesto, Felipe

Price: $22.78

Publisher: Pearson: 2010

Seller ID: 027850

ISBN: 0205759300

Condition: Very Good Condition


Combined Volume. Penguin Academics. Used stickers on cover and spine. No apparent marking in text (though I may have missed some small occurrences). Book solid. 949 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 pounds. Category: History::General ; ISBN/EAN: 9780205759309. Inventory No: 027850. Paperback View more info

The Lepine Girls of Mud City: Embracing Vermont

By: Geer, Evelyn Grace

Price: $5.48

Publisher: Charleston, SC, The History Press: 2012

Seller ID: 028230

ISBN: 1609494318

Condition: As New


The Lepines' story began in Quebec, from where Maurice and Imelda immigrated to Vermont during the Great Depression. The family farmed, lived off the rich Vermont landscape and instilled a love for it in their daughters, Gert, Jeanette and Therese. As adults, "the Girls" taught school, traveled the world and worked for President Johnson but never forgot their roots. All three returned to Mount Sterling Farm, raising their famed Jersey cows and embodying Vermont's agricultural tradition. Size: 6 x 0.3 x 9 inches. 128 pages. Text unmarked . Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intac... View more info

Hitler's Priestess: Savitri Devi, the Hindu-Aryan Myth, and Neo-Nazism

By: Goodrick-Clarke, Nicholas

Price: $14.07

Publisher: NYU Press: 1998

Seller ID: 026940

ISBN: 0814731104

Condition: Very Good Condition


Pencil underlining and marginal notes on a number of pages. Book solid. Slight sun-fading to spine Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::General ; ISBN: 0814731104. Inventory No: 026940. Hardcover View more info

The Rape of Troy: Evolution, Violence, And The World Of Homer

By: Gottschall, Jonathan

Price: $26.47

Publisher: Cambridge University Press: 2008

Seller ID: 029036

ISBN: 0521690471

Condition: Very Good Condition


Size: 5.5 x 0.5 x 8.5 inches. 236 pages. Text unmarked . Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight reading-wear and bumping to corners. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::Europe ; ISBN/EAN: 9780521690478. Inventory No: 029036. Paperback View more info

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The Ethiopian Story (Everyman's Library 276)

By: Heliodorus; Sir Walter Lamb (translator)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: J. M. Dent and Sons: 1961

Seller ID: 029369

ISBN: No ISBN

Condition: Very Good Condition


278 pages. Text unmarked. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Dust Jacket shows some small nicks and chips to edges and slight sunning to spine. Vintage Everyman's edition in attractive jacket. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 2 pounds. Category: History::General ; Inventory No: 029369. Hardcover View more info

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The German Churches Under Hitler: Background, Struggle, and Epilogue

By: Helmreich, Ernst Christian

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Wayne State University Press: 1979

Seller ID: 025887

ISBN: 0814316034

Condition: Very Good Condition


616 pages. Text unmarked . Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Slight shelf-wear and bumping to corners. Pencil notes and underlining on a handful of pages. Previous owner's name inked on first page and embossing stamp on title page. Somenicks and tears to edges of dustjacket (closed where possible). Jacket in new Brodart protector. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 3-4 pounds. Category: History::Military ; ISBN: 0814316034. ISBN/EAN: 9780814316030. Inventory No: 025887. This book heavy / oversize, and may involve extra shipping charges to some locations. Hardcover View more info