2119 books (106 pages) in this category

American Scoundrel

The Life of the Notorious Civil War General Dan Sickles

by Humphrey Bower

On the last, cold Sunday of February 1859, Daniel Sickles shot his wife's lover in Washington's Lafayette Square, just across from the White House. This is the story of that killing and its repercussions. Thomas Keneally brilliantly recreates ...

ISBN: 9781740946766

Binding: CD-Audio

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American Strategy in Vietnam


""A masterful analysis of the strategy, or lack thereof, in the Vietnam War ... a book that every policy maker in Washington should absorb."" - Max Cleland, Atlanta Journal ConstitutionRequired reading at The National, Naval, and Air War ...

ISBN: 9780486454542

Binding: Paperback


American Yesterday


A compilation of engrossing facts and anecdotes vitalized by author Eric Sloane's own pen, this book captures the living legacy of America as seen in ""the things that were."" According to Sloane, American Yesterday explores ""our national attic

ISBN: 9780486427607

Binding: Paperback



A History of the World's Most Liberal City

by Russell Shorto

ISBN: 9780349000022

Binding: Paperback


An Appreciation of Difference

WEH Stanner, Aboriginal Australia and Anthropology

by Melinda Hinkson

WEH Stanner was a public intellectual whose work reached beyond the walls of the academy, and he remains a highly significant figure in Aboriginal affairs and Australian anthropology. He contributed much to public understandings of the Dreaming ...

ISBN: 9780855756604

Binding: Paperback


An Edible History of Humanity

by Tom Standage

Wheat, maize, rice, bread, spices, sugar and potatoes - our food has helped in all sorts of unexpected ways to create the world in which we live today. Tom Standage's new book tells a history of humanity charted by the foods we eat. ...

ISBN: 9781843546351

Binding: Paperback


Anarchism and Other Essays


In the 1890s and for years thereafter, America reverberated with the name of the ""notorious Anarchist,"" feminist, revolutionist, and agitator, Emma Goldberg. A Russian Jewish immigrant at the age of 17, she moved by her own efforts from ...

ISBN: 9780486224848

Binding: Paperback


Anatomy of a Traitor

A history of espionage and betrayal

by Michael Smith

What makes someone betray their country, their friends, everything they have been brought up to value? ...

ISBN: 9781781316573

Binding: Hardback


Ancestors in the Attic


Michael Holroyd, perhaps the most distinguished of contemporary biographers, has in recent years turned his attention to the stories hidden within his own fascinating (not to say eccentric) family. In Ancestors in the Attic he teases out two ...

ISBN: 9781910258842

Binding: Hardback


Ancien Regime And The French Revolution, The

by Alexis De Tocqueville

With this book, Alexis de Tocqueville envisioned a multi-volume philosophic study of the origins of modern France that would examine the implications of French history on the nature and development of democratic society. Tocqueville worried that

ISBN: 9780141441641

Binding: Paperback


Ancient City


With this influential study, French historian Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges initiated a new approach to Greek and Roman city organisation. Fustel de Coulanges' 1864 masterpiece, La Cité antique, drew upon physical evidence as well as ancient ...

ISBN: 9780486447308

Binding: Paperback


Ancient Civilizations of Mexico and Central America


From the archaic period, through the great Mayan civilization and the ""Middle"" civilizations of Olmecs, Toltecs and others, to the glory of the Aztecs, this classic study offers a comprehensive survey of the extent and variety of pre-Columbian

ISBN: 9780486409023

Binding: Paperback


Ancient Egyptian Designs for Artists and Craftspeople


The timeless simplicity, elegance, and clarity of Egyptian design are clearly evident in this album of over 400 copyright-free illustrations. Spanning more than 3,000 years of arts and crafts in the land of the Pharaohs, the designs have been ...

ISBN: 9780486253398

Binding: Paperback


Ancient Egyptian, Mesopotamian and Persian Costume


Clothing was hardly a practical necessity in North Africa and what is today the Middle East. Often a luxury item in these warm, humid climates, it became more essential as people's lives improved socially and economically. But even then, the ...

ISBN: 9780486425627

Binding: Paperback


Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery

by P. Hunt

ISBN: 9781405188067

Binding: Paperback


Ancient Greek Civilization, Third Edition

by David Sansone

<p>The third edition of <i>Ancient Greek Civilization</i> is a concise, engaging introduction to the history and culture of ancient Greece from the Minoan civilization to the age of the Roman Empire.</p> <ul> <li>Explores the evolution and ...

ISBN: 9781119098157

Binding: Paperback


Ancient Greek Democracy - Readings and Sources

by Eric W. Robinson

This book invites readers to join in a fresh and extensive investigation of one of Ancient Greece?s greatest inventions: democratic government.<br /> <ul> <li style="list-style: none"><br /> </li> <li>Provides an accessible, up-to-date survey of

ISBN: 9780631233947

Binding: Paperback


Ancient Greek Religion - a Sourcebook

by Emily Kearns

<i>Ancient Greek Religion: Historical Sources in Translation</i> presents a wide range of documents relating to the religious world of the ancient Greeks from the earliest surviving literature to around the end of the fourth century BCE. <ul> ...

ISBN: 9781405149280

Binding: Paperback




In almost every town you care to visit in either New Zealand or Australia you will find a memorial to those killed in the Great War of 1914 1918. These memorials were commissioned and built in the years shortly after the conflict, by ...

ISBN: 9780864739339

Binding: Hardback


Anzac Girls

The Extraordinary Story of our World War I Nurses

by Anna McGahan

By the end of the Great War, forty-five Australian and New Zealand nurses had died on overseas service and over two hundred had been decorated. These were the women who left for war looking for adventure and romance but were soon confronted with

ISBN: 9781489029485

Binding: CD-Audio

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