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Cyprus Guerrilla: Grivas, Makarios, and the British

By: Alastos, Doros

Price: $399.95

Publisher: UK, Heinemann: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 112A4248

Condition: Good


224 pages. Index. Twenty pages of black and white photographic plates. "This account of the Cyprus revolt analyses its causes, and documents many of the incidents during the four dangerous and violent years before the Zurich agreements were signed in London in February 1959. The author, a Cypriot, is able to reveal something of the daring and ingenious methods of the EOKA guerrillas; their hide-outs in the mountains and forests, or in a peasant's cellar; their secret organisation which penetrated the church, the administration, even the police." - from dust jacket. Average wear to... View more info

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Angkor : Splendors of the Khmer Civilization

By: Albanese, Marilia

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Italy, Gardners Books: 2003

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 618C5913

ISBN: 8880958305

Condition: Fine


8880958305 295 pages. Index. Bibliography. Glossary. Glorious colour photography throughout. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. An excellent copy of this fascinating work. View more info

A People Misruled: The Chinese Stepping-Stone Syndrome

By: Albert H. Yee

Price: $68.45

Publisher: Singapore, Heinemann Asia: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 42503436

ISBN: 997164259X

Condition: Very Good


997164259X 440 pages including references and index. A unique and thorough study of China and its people and culture. The Chinese Stepping-Stone Syndrome is presented as a social-psychological complex which characterizes the Chinese and helps to explain their behaviour and the socio-political problems of China. Regards Hong Kong as the original geopolitical and psychological stepping-stone. "It awes me how Professor Albert Yee has given me within one book such graphic and gripping insight and immensely greater perception of both the historical roots and the evolved enormous complexitie... View more info

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The Amarna Letters from Palestine / Syria, The Phillistines, and Phoenicia: Volume II, Chapter XX Chapter XXXIII

By: Albright, W.F.

Price: $199.95

Publisher: UK, Cambridge: 1966

Edition: Revised Edition of Volumes I and II

Seller ID: 734C6740

Condition: Good


60 pages. Bibliography. Chronological table. Usual library markings. Average wear. A sound working copy. View more info

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Germany's Death Space - The Polish Tragedy

By: Aldor, Francis

Price: $950.00

Publisher: London, Francis Aldor: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 515H4332

Condition: Fair


261 pages. "Nazi theory has evolved the concept of 'Lebensraum' (living space) - Nazi practice has realised the fact of 'Todesraum' (death space)" - subtitle. Author conversed with scores of Polish refugees in Paris. "As I listened to their stories I saw with searing vividness the similarity between what is happening in Poland today and what happened in Belgium 25 years ago; the similarity and the difference, which lies in the fact that the Germans today are even more brutal, more bestial than they were in 1914-1918. I decided to publish these stories, together with an essay comparing Germ... View more info

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Jacob A. Riis: Photographer & Citizen

By: Alexander Alland Sr.

Price: $295.00

Publisher: USA, Aperture: 1974

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 733A2409

ISBN: 0912334665

Condition: Fair


0912334665 220 pages. Riis "took pictures to document and expose the everyday misery of the despairing and often unseen poor." - from Introduction. "The remarkable journalist and reformer Jacob Riis was the forerunner in America's great tradition of documentary photography. This book brings together for the first time a full selection of Riis's photographs and a detailed account of his extraordinary years with a camera... To Riis, an immigrant struggling to expose human misery in the slums of New York nearly a century ago, such other possibilities as art and self-expression were... View more info

Museums in Motion: An Introduction to the History and Functions O F Museums

By: Alexander, Edward Porter

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Nashville, TN, U.S.A., Amer Assn for State & Local: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 86801956

ISBN: 091005035X

Condition: Good


091005035X 308 pages including index. A fascinating and scholarly work which examines the rise of museums since the eighteenth century in the fields of art, natural science, science and technology, history, botanical gardens, and zoos. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. Good working copy. View more info

The Politics of Heroin in Southeast Asia

By: Alfred W. McCoy

Price: $169.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 86802305

ISBN: 0060129018

Condition: Very Good


0060129018 464 pages including notes, index, black and white photographic plates and illustrations. "In spite of recent well-publicized seizures of massive shipments of heroin from Southeast Asia, heroin continues to flood the country, spreading into every level of this society and shredding the fabric of everyday life. U.S. government estimates of the number of addicts has leaped from 315,000 in 1969 to over 560,000 in 1972. This book puts all the pieces of this ghastly puzzle together, and then maps the possible avenues out of the horror, suggesting that America may have to choose bet... View more info

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Neolithic Cattle-Keepers of South India - A Study of the Deccan Ashmounds

By: Allchin, F.R.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: UK, Cambridge at the University Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 871G4028

Condition: Good


189 pages. Index. Bibliography. Color and black and white photographic plates. Black and white diagrams in text. Fold-out diagram. "A book about cow dung, or rather the ash of cow-dung. As a serious inquiry it might be said to have arisen from a mining engineer's incredulity that anyone could have brought together such a monstrous collection of cow-dung 'cakes'." - from Introduction. Moderate wear. Outwardly handsome and unmarked. Usual internal library markings. Binding sound. A quality copy. View more info

Image for Christian Iconography: The History of Christian Art in the Middle Ages

Christian Iconography: The History of Christian Art in the Middle Ages

By: Alphonse Napoleon Didron

Price: $79.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Princeton University Press: 1980

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 458G4856

ISBN: 069109716X

Condition: Good


069109716X 174 pages plus almost as many pages containing 341 black and white illustrations. Selective bibliography. Index. "Shows what can be observed of the manner in which the Christian images of late antiquity were created and what role these images played alongside other forms of Christian piety... The monuments considered are those that precede the rise of Islam." - from Introduction. Contents clean and unmarked. Binding tight. Moderate external wear to book. Average wear to dust jacket which is now preserved in archival-grade Brodart. A quality copy of this 1980 reprint.... View more info

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Governments, Citizens, and Genocide: A Comparative and Interdisciplinary Approach

By: Alvarez, Alex

Price: $39.95

Publisher: USA, Indiana University Press: 2001

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 344A4785

ISBN: 0253338492

Condition: Good


0253338492 224 pages. Footnotes, bibliography and index. "A first-rate propaedeutic on the running sore of genocide." - Irving Louis Horowitz. Light wear. Faint damp stain to lower corner of all pages. Text unaffected. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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An Army In Exile: The Story Of The Second Polish Corps

By: Anders, W. Lieut. Gen.

Price: $495.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan & Co LTD: 1949

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 517H3535

ISBN: B000H48LFU

Condition: Fair


B000H48LFU xvi, 319 pages. Black and white photographic plates. Maps. First reprint of the 1949 first edition. "In the great WWII Italian campaign against the German Army, the Poles played a part which gained them the admiration of their comrades and the respect of their enemies. They fought many a victorious battle alongside their Allies, but their greatest was at Monte Cassino. When the Polish standard floated proudly from the ruins of the monastery, it signalled the march to Rome." - Foreword. Hinges starting. Former military library copy with relatively few related markings... View more info

Internal Migration During Modernization in Late Nineteenth-Century Russia

By: Anderson, Barbara A.

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Princeton, NJ, Princeton University Press: 1980

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 73601314

ISBN: 0691093865

Condition: Fine


0691093865 222 pages including index and bibliography. A revision of the author's thesis, Princeton University, 1974. Using data from the 1897 Imperial Russian Census, the author examines two types of migration: that to an already settled, relatively modern area, such as the major cities; and that to a sparsely populated, relatively traditional area, such as the agricultural frontier. Concludes that migration within European Russia and from European Russia to Asiatic Russia supports the model. Book clean and unmarked with negligible wear. Dust jacket bears closed half-inch tear to top of ... View more info

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The Jericho Road: The Philosophy of Odd Fellowship

By: Andrews, Thomas G.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, The William Thomas Co.: 1937

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 112A2058

Condition: Good


645 pages. Index. Frontis portrait of Thomas Wildey, the Founder of the American Odd Fellowship. Author presents his thoughts about the principles of the Odd Fellowship, and the history and practices of the Independent Order of Oddfellows. Chapters include: Immortality, Friendship, Love, Truth, The Besetting Sin, Rebekah, Service, Loyalty, Faith, Hope, Charity, Universal Justice, A Machine, Home, A Challenge, The Jericho Road. Average wear. Unmarked. Binding intact. A sound working copy. View more info

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Free French Invasion: The St. Pierre and Miquelon Affaire of 1941

By: Anglin, Douglas G.

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Canada, Penny Black Publishing: 1999

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 421H1881

ISBN: 096842290X

Condition: Very Good


096842290X 219 pages. Footnotes. Index. Several reproductions of black and white photos. The first comprehensive study of the St. Pierre and Miquelon affaire, when the Free French seized these two tiny islands off the southern coast of Newfoundland. Clean and unmarked with light wear. A quality copy. View more info

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For everything a season

By: Anthology of the Works of Father Ralph W. Beiting

Price: $129.95

Publisher: Winnipeg, CMBC Publications: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 622H0961

ISBN: 0920718256

Condition: Fine


0920718256 161 pages. Bibliography. Index. Reproductions of black and white photos. "A chapter of twentieth century late tsarist and early Soviet living and learning. Presents a facet of the Russian Mennonite experience previously unknown." - from dust jacket. Gift greetings atop front free endpaper, otherwise as new. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. An excellent copy. View more info

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Vatican in the Age of the Dictators

By: Anthony Rhodes

Price: $99.95

Publisher: UK, Hodder and Stoughton: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 113A8482

ISBN: 0340023945

Condition: Good


0340023945 383 pages. Bibliography, index and black and white photographic plates. "A monumental and scholarly work." - Maurice Edelman, M.P. Prior owner's name upon front free endpaper else unmarked. Moderate wear. Binding sound. Price-clipped dust jacket bears moderate wear and is now preserved in a glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Sound copy. View more info

Image for Me?xico 75 an?os: 1910-1985 (Spanish Edition)

Me?xico 75 an?os: 1910-1985 (Spanish Edition)

By: Antun?ano, Francisco de

Price: $299.95

Publisher: Mexico, Chrysler de Me?xico: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 246G1944

ISBN: 9687254009

Condition: Fair


9687254009 234 pages. Bibliography. Presented by Chrysler de Mexico S.A. on the occasioni of Mexico's 75th anniversary of independence. A wonderful compilation of before and after photos of Mexico City and environs, 1910 and 1984, highlighted by huge four-panel panoramic photos of the city skyline in each of those years. Bilingual Spanish and English text. Map endpapers. Gilt decoration/lettering upon olive green front board and backstrip. Extensive gift greetings upon half-title page otherwise unmarked. Hinges weak/open with three inch opening to bottom of front board at spine. Avera... View more info

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Eye-Witness to the Annexation of Cameroon 1883-1887

By: Ardener, Shirley G. (Signed)

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Cameroon, Ministry of Primary Education and West Cameroon Antiquities Commission: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241G3404

Condition: Good


89 pages. Signed and dated by author atop half-title page. List of references. Reproductions of black and white illustrations. Average wear. Unmarked. A sound copy. View more info

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Eichmann in Jerusalem 1ST Edition

By: Arendt, Hannah

Price: $249.95

Publisher: USA, VIKING PRESS: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 733H0909

ISBN: B006E2PU80

Condition: Fair


B006E2PU80 275 pages. Bibliography. Index. Arendt's "command of politics and philosophy, her study of the Nuremberg trials and the Successor trials make it possible for her to isolate the points of international law and human justice raised in Jerusalem and valid throughout the world. Her report markes a notable step forward in the exploration of the human condition." - from dust jacket. Bits of writing upon front free endpaper. Somewhat above-average wear to book. Above-average wear to price-clipped dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A wor... View more info