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- MobileReference.com 2008; US$ 4.99
Travel St. Martin and St. Maarten is a comprehensive travel guide and phrasebook. Indulge Yourself with a personal tour guide on Your PDA. Fully illustrated. Beach Guide included. Comprehensive French and Dutch Phrasebook. Unit Conversion table. Navigate from Table of Contents or search for the words or phrases. Access the guide anytime, anywhere -... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 25.00
A sly, dry, hilarious collection of essays?his first in more than ten years?from the writer who, according to The New York Times Book Review , is ?in serious contention for the title of America?s most cherished humorist.? This time Blount focuses on his own dueling loyalties across the great American divide, North vs. South. Scholarly, raunchy,... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 143.95
In this magisterial history of intellectual life, Michael O'Brien analyzes the lives and works of antebellum Southern thinkers and reintegrates the South into the larger tradition of American and European intellectual history. O'Brien finds that the evolution of Southern intellectual life paralleled and modified developments across the Atlantic... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 69.95
Unlike the earthquakes and hurricanes that have influenced Caribbean history, the region's fires have almost always been caused by humans. Geographer Bonham C. Richardson explores the effects of fire in the social and ecological history of the British Lesser Antilles, from the British Virgin Islands south to Trinidad. Focusing on the late nineteenth... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2010; US$ 15.00
James Newman was a brilliant mathematician, the man who introduced the mathematical concept ?googol? and ?googolplex? (aka ?google? and ?googleplex?) to the world, and a friend of Einstein?s. He was also a notorious philanderer with an insatiable appetite for women and fast cars, a man who challenged intellectual and emotional limits, and a man of... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2009; US$ 33.99
Numerous cross-referenced entries on prominent individuals, including Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Henry Clay, John C. Calhoun, Robert E. Lee, and Abraham Lincoln, as well as others on policies of the time that have since slipped into oblivion are all covered in this book. Economic, social and religious backgrounds trace the seemingly inevitable... more...
- John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 2003; US$ 10.99
Frommer's Portable Guides are for the short-term traveler who insists on value and doesn't want to pack a full-size guidebook. The Portables have the same commitment to accuracy and detail as the Frommer's Complete Guides, with the same broad demographic appeal, from budget to deluxe. Frommer's Portable Cayman Islands includes complete... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 18.99
More than one-third of the population of the United States now lives in the South, a region where politics, race relations, and the economy have changed dramatically since World War II. Yet historians and journalists continue to disagree over whether the modern South is dominating, deviating from, or converging with the rest of the nation. Has the... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2010; US$ 24.95
Surveying the entire span of southern political history, Michael Perman takes a revealing and wide-ranging approach to the region's politics. During the nineteenth century, the South experienced nearly continuous political crisis from nullification through secession, war, and Reconstruction, concluding with the disfranchisement campaigns at century's... more...