2204 books (111 pages) in this category

American Revolutions a Continental History, 1750-1804

by Alan Taylor

<p>The American Revolution is often portrayed as a high-minded, orderly event whose capstone, the Constitution, provided the nation its democratic framework. Alan Taylor, a two-time Pulitzer Prize winner, gives us a different creation story in ...

ISBN: 9780393354768

Binding: Paperback

$28.95

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

Audio Book
$49.95

American Strategy in Vietnam

by HARRY G SUMMERS

""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

$16.99

American Yesterday

by ERIC SLOANE

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

$18.99

Amsterdam

A History of the World's Most Liberal City

by Russell Shorto

ISBN: 9780349000022

Binding: Paperback

$24.99

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

$39.95

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

$23.99

Anarchism and Other Essays

by EMMA GOLDMAN

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

$22.99

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

$39.99

Ancestors in the Attic

by HOLROYD MICHAEL

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

$89.95

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

$24.99

Ancient City

by NUMA DENIS FUSTEL DE COULANGES

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

$32.99

Ancient Civilizations of Mexico and Central America

by HERBERT J. SPINDEN

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

$36.99

Ancient Egyptian Designs for Artists and Craftspeople

by EVA WILSON

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

$24.99

Ancient Egyptian, Mesopotamian and Persian Costume

by MARY G. HOUSTON

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

$27.99

Ancient Greek and Roman Slavery

by P. Hunt

ISBN: 9781405188067

Binding: Paperback

$55.95

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

$56.95

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

$66.95

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

$66.95

And A Bottle Of Rum, Revised And Updated: A History of the New World in Ten Cocktails

by Wayne Curtis

From the grog sailors drank on the high seas in the 1700s to the mojitos of Havana bar hoppers, spirits and cocktail columnist Wayne Curtis offers a history of rum and the Americas alike, revealing that the homely spirit once distilled from the ...

ISBN: 9780525575023

Binding: Paperback

$29.99