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- Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 16.00
Lying due north of Australia, New Guinea is among the world?s largest islands. In 1942, when World War II exploded onto its shores, it was an inhospitable, cursorily mapped, disease-ridden land of dense jungle, towering mountain peaks, deep valleys, and fetid swamps. Coveted by the Japanese for its strategic position, New Guinea became the site of... more...
- Atria Books 2007; US$ 16.00
The inspiration for The Last Alaskans ?the eight-part documentary series on Animal Planet! Called ?[one of] the greatest life-or-death-tales ever told? ( Esquire ), James Campbell?s inimitable insider account of a family?s nomadic life in the unshaped Arctic wilderness ?is an icily gripping, intimate profile that stands up well beside Krakauer?s classic... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2012; US$ 30.00
From the acclaimed World War II writer and author of The Ghost Mountain Boys , an incisive retelling of the key month, July 1944, that won the war in the pacific and ignited a whole new struggle on the home front. In the pantheon of great World War II conflicts, the battle for Saipan is often forgotten. Yet historian Donald Miller calls it "as important... more...
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The events of September 11, 2001 and other subsequent examples of terrorism have sparked endless debate about terrorism as a form of Islamic jihad and how this relates to the beliefs and teachings of the Islamic religion. The debate has expanded to include discussions on the Qur?an, the Bible and Christianity, their relationship to each other, as well... more...
- University of California Press 2008; US$ 34.95
This compulsively readable collection of profiles and essays by James Campbell, tied together by a beguiling autobiographical thread, proffers unique observations on writers and writing in the post-1950s period. Campbell considers writers associated with the New Yorker magazine, including John Updike, William Maxwell, Truman Capote, and Jonathan... more...
- Publish on Demand Global LLC 2013; US$ 9.99
The events of September 11, 2001 and other subsequent examples of terrorism have sparked endless debate about terrorism as a form of Islamic jihad and how this relates to the beliefs and teachings of the Islamic religion. The debate has expanded to include discussions on the Qur?an, the Bible and Christianity, their relationship to each other, as... more...
- Crown/Archetype 2016; US$ 27.00
The powerful and affirming story of a father's journey with his teenage daughter to the far reaches of Alaska Alaska?s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, home to only a handful of people, is a harsh and lonely place. So when James Campbell?s cousin Heimo Korth asked him to spend a summer building a cabin in the rugged Interior, Campbell hesitated... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00
This book reads Oscar Wilde as a queer theorist and Wilfred Owen as his symbolic son. It centers on the concept of 'male procreation', or the generation of new ideas through an erotic but non-physical connection between two men, and it sees Owen as both a product and a continuation of this Wildean tradition. more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 169.99
This is a study of the transplantation of a creed devised by and for African Americans--the African Methodist Episcopal Church--that was appropriated and transformed in a variety of South African contexts. Focusing on a transatlantic institution like the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the book studies the complex human and intellectual traffic... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 94.00
Reconstruction: People and Perspectives is a fascinating collection of essays and documents that illuminates the experiences of ordinary Americans across all levels of society in the southern United States during Reconstruction. Reconstruction: People and Perspectives describes in vivid detail the experiences of a diverse group of people caught... more...