2089 books (105 pages) in this category

A Walk In The Woods

The World's Funniest Travel Writer Takes a Hike

by William Roberts

In the company of his friend Stephen Katz (last seen in the bestselling Neither Here nor There), Bill Bryson set off to hike the Appalachian Trail, the longest continuous footpath in the world. Ahead lay almost 2,200 miles of remote mountain ...

ISBN: 9781489360557

Binding: CD-Extra

Audio Book
$39.95

A World History of Rubber

Empire, Industry, and the Everyday

by Stephen L. Harp

<p><i>A World History of Rubber</i> helps readers understand and gain new insights into the social and cultural contexts of global production and consumption, from the nineteenth century to today, through the fascinating story of one ...

ISBN: 9781118934227

Binding: Paperback

$35.95

A Wretched and Precarious Situation in Search of the Last Arctic Frontier

by David Welky

<p>In 1906, from atop a snow-swept hill in the ice fields northwest of Greenland, hundreds of miles from another human being, Commander Robert E. Peary spotted a line of mysterious peaks looming in the distance. He called this unexplored realm ...

ISBN: 9780393254419

Binding: Hardback

$40.95

A Wretched and Precarious Situation in Search of the Last Arctic Frontier

by David Welky

<p>In 1906, from atop a snow-swept hill in the ice fields northwest of Greenland, hundreds of miles from another human being, Commander Robert E. Peary spotted a line of mysterious peaks looming in the distance. He called this unexplored realm ...

ISBN: 9780393354829

Binding: Paperback

$25.95

A.D. 500

A Year in the Dark Ages

by Simon Young

ISBN: 9780753819463

Binding: Paperback

$27.00

ABC Book of Early Americana

by ERIC SLOANE

From Almanack, Bathtub, and Conestoga Wagon to X-Brace, Yankee, and Zig-Zag Fence, this sketchbook of antiquities revisits delightful words and inventions of old-time America. Artist and historian Eric Sloane presents a wondrous collection of ...

ISBN: 9780486498089

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

ABC of Queen Victoria's Empire: Or a Primer of Conquest, Dissent and Disruption

by Antoinette Burton

<i>An ABC of Queen Victoria's Empire </i>offers a provocative rewriting of Mrs. Ernest Ames' <i>ABCs for Baby Patriots</i> (1899). Whimsically illustrated for the nursery or primary school child, Ames' book demonstrates how deeply imperialism ...

ISBN: 9781474230162

Binding: Paperback

$29.99

Aboriginal Australia: An Introductory Reader in Australian Aboriginal Studies

by Colin Bourke

<i>Aboriginal Australia</i> presents selected themes that relate to indigenous Australians against a background of traditional, colonial and contemporary experiences. Particular facets of the lives of Aboriginal Australians are revealed through ...

ISBN: 9780702230516

Binding: Paperback

$26.95

Abraham Lincoln Tribute

by CHARLES TURZAK

From a humble backwoods cabin to the highest office in the land, this graphic art biography chronicles Abraham Lincoln's path from obscurity to immortality. Its thirty-six striking woodcuts, each accompanied by a brief caption, depict scenes ...

ISBN: 9780486471679

Binding: Hardback

$18.99

Absolute War

by Chris Bellamy

<p><strong><em>Absolute War</em></strong> tells the story of the greatest and most terrible land-air conflict of all time: the war between Nazi Germany and Soviet Russia. There have been many individual accounts of particular moments in the ...

ISBN: 9780330510042

Binding: Paperback

$22.99

Account of Mary Rowlandson and Other Indian Captivity Narratives

by HORACE KEPHART

The wife of a minister in a small frontier town west of Boston, Mary Rowlandson was forced to leave her house in the late winter of 1676 after marauding Indians set the building on fire. ""I had often before this said,"" she later wrote, ""that ...

ISBN: 9780486445205

Binding: Paperback

$10.99

Across the Pond an Englishman's View of America

by Terry Eagleton

ISBN: 9780393349405

Binding: Paperback

$20.95

Across the Revolutionary Divide - Russia and the Ussr 1861-1945

by Theodore R. Weeks

<i>Across the Revolutionary Divide: Russia and the USSR 1861-1945</i> offers a broad interpretive account of Russian history from the emancipation of the serfs to the end of World War II. <ul type="disc"> <li>Provides a coherent overview of ...

ISBN: 9781405169608

Binding: Paperback

$55.95

Across the Waves: How the United States and France Shaped the International Age of Radio

by Derek Vaillant

ISBN: 9780252082931

Binding: Paperback

$56.99

Acts of Valour: The History of the Victoria Cross and New Zealand

by Glyn Harper

Profiles in courage - the definitive history of the Victoria Cross and New Zealand, fully updated in this new edition. For 150 years the highest Commonwealth military decoration for gallantry has been the Victoria Cross. These are the ...

ISBN: 9781775540502

Binding: Paperback

$34.99

Adventures in Stationery

A Journey Through Your Pencil Case

by James Ward

From Bronze Age India to a Surrey Stationers via pencil wars and accidental inventions: a hilarious insight into the familiar yet unexpectedly bizarre world of stationery. ...

ISBN: 9781846686160

Binding: Paperback

$19.99

Africa: A Modern History

by Guy Arnold

A revised and updated edition of this magisterial and sweeping history of modern Africa. ...

ISBN: 9781786490360

Binding: Hardback

$69.99

After

by Morris Gleitzman

Following a heartbreaking struggle to survive as a Jewish child in Germany, Felix faces perhaps his greatest challenge - to find hope when he's lost almost everything. As Europe goes through the final agonizing stages of the war, Felix struggles

ISBN: 9781743118948

Binding: CD-Extra

Audio Book
$19.95

After Freedom

The rise of the post-apartheid generation in democratic South Africa

by Katherine S. Newman

<p>Twenty years after the end of apartheid, a new generation is building a multiracial democracy in South Africa but remains mired in economic inequality and political conflict.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.45em;">This year, South Africa ...

ISBN: 9780807028803

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

After the Fire

by Angelo Hornak

Angelo Hornak explores the churches built in London during the years that followed the Great Fire. ...

ISBN: 9781910258088

Binding: Hardback

$149.95