2181 books (110 pages) in this category

A Social History of Knowledge II

From the Encyclopaedia to Wikipedia

by Peter Burke

Peter Burke follows up his magisterial <i>Social History of Knowledge</i>, picking up where the first volume left off around 1750 at the publication of the French Encyclopédie and following the story through to Wikipedia. Like the previous ...

ISBN: 9780745650432

Binding: Paperback

$37.95

A Spy Named Orphan

The Enigma of Donald Maclean

by Roland Philipps

Donald Maclean was a star diplomat, an establishment insider and a keeper of some of the West's greatest secrets. He was also a Russian spy, driven by passionately held beliefs, whose betrayal and defection to Moscow reverberated for ...

ISBN: 9781489441133

Binding: CD-Audio

Audio Book
$49.95

A Spy Named Orphan

The Enigma of Donald Maclean

by Roland Philipps

Donald Maclean was a star diplomat, an establishment insider and a keeper of some of the West's greatest secrets. He was also a Russian spy, driven by passionately held beliefs, whose betrayal and defection to Moscow reverberated for ...

ISBN: 9781489441140

Binding: CD-Extra

Audio Book
$49.95

A Stranger in My Own Country

The 1944 Prison Diary

by Hans Fallada

<p>&ldquo;I lived the same life as everyone else, the life of ordinary people, the masses.&rdquo; Sitting in a prison cell in the autumn of 1944, the German author Hans Fallada sums up his life under the National Socialist dictatorship, the time

ISBN: 9780745669885

Binding: Hardback

$41.95

A Stranger in My Own Country

The 1944 Prison Diary

by Hans Fallada

<p>&ldquo;I lived the same life as everyone else, the life of ordinary people, the masses.&rdquo; Sitting in a prison cell in the autumn of 1944, the German author Hans Fallada sums up his life under the National Socialist dictatorship, the time

ISBN: 9780745669892

Binding: Paperback

$26.95

A University of the People

A history of the University of Western Sydney

by Mark Hutchinson

The story of the university that serves the people of Western Sydney, from agricultural college to a modern education, research and regional hub. ...

ISBN: 9781743312902

Binding: Paperback

$39.99

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

$38.95

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

$45.95

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

$27.95

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 ...

ISBN: 9781474230162

Binding: Paperback

$29.99

Abelard

A Medieval Life

by Michael T. Clanchy

Michael Clanchy introduces the reader to medieval life through the experience of Peter Abelard, the master of the Paris schools. ...

ISBN: 9780631214441

Binding: Paperback

$69.95

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

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

$23.95

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

$52.95

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

After the Fire

by HORNAK ANGELO

London was but is no more!' In these words diarist John Evelyn summed up the destruction wreaked by the Great Fire that swept through the City of London in 1666. The losses included St Paul's Cathedral and eight-seven parish churches (as well as

ISBN: 9781910258088

Binding: Hardback

$149.95

After the Trail of Tears: The Cherokees' Struggle for Sovereignty, 1839-1880

by William G. McLoughlin

ISBN: 9780807844335

Binding: Paperback

$53.99

Age of Genius: The Seventeenth Century and the Birth of the Modern Mind

by A. C. Grayling

What happened to the European mind between 1605, when an audience watching <i>Macbeth</i> at the Globe might believe that regicide was such an aberration of the natural order that ghosts could burst from the ground, and 1649, when a large crowd,

ISBN: 9781408870020

Binding: Paperback

$19.99