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  • Learning from the Lassesby Walter Stephen

    Luath Press Ltd 2014; US$ 19.99

    In his time his revolutionary ideas appealed to women and he was surrounded by more than a generation of clever and forceful women. One who could say that 'life is not really a gladiators' show; it is rather a vast mothers' meeting!' could not fail to attract followers. WALTER STEPHENPatrick Geddes - Sociologist, Town Planner, Biologist, Peace Warrior.... more...

  • The Pirate Hunterby Richard Zacks

    Hachette Books 2003; US$ 20.00

    Everybody knows the legend of Captain Kidd, America's most ruthless buccanneer. Few people realize that the facts of his life make for a much better tale. Kidd was actually a tough New York sea captain hired to chase pirates, a married war hero whose secret mission took a spectacularly bad turn. This harrowing tale traces Kidd's voyages in the 1690s... more...

  • Say the Nameby Judith Sherman; Davíd Carrasco

    University of New Mexico Press 2005; US$ 9.99

    The experiences of a fourteen-year-old girl imprisoned in the Ravensbruck concentration camp during World War II. Illustrated with drawings made secretly by other camp inhabitants. more...

  • Frontier Madamby June Read

    TwoDot 2007; US$ 11.99

    Dell Burke was a political and economic influence on the frontier, but it didn't happen overnight. Thrust into poverty by the untimely end of marriage, spirited Dell Burke pursued adventure and wealth. Alaskan gold and Montana copper mines enticed her. Later, oil strikes in Wyoming drew her to an infamous career as madam of the Yellow Hotel in Lusk,... more...

  • Champion Buffalo Hunterby Jeanette Prodgers

    TwoDot 2008; US$ 15.99

    Written in a matter-of-fact, often humorous style, 'The Champion Buffalo Hunter' is the engaging memoir of one of the most famous frontiersmen of the early West, 'Yellowstone Vic' Smith. Recently discovered in Harvard's Houghton Library by editor Jeanette Prodgers, this remarkable account (told in the third person) is comparable to Andrew Garcia's... more...

  • A Humane Economyby Wilhelm Röpke

    Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2014; US$ 14.99

    “ A Humane Economy  is like a seminar on integral freedom conducted by a professor of uncommon brilliance.” — Wall Street Journal “If any person in our contemporary world is entitled to a hearing it is Wilhelm Röpke.” — New York Times more...

  • Under Table Mountainby Nigel Patten

    SBPRA 2014; Not Available

    The last decade of the 19th century were troubled years in South Africa. Tension between Britain and the two Boer republics increased until war became inevitable. These turbulent times saw many notable figures pass through Cape Town, including Rudyard Kipling, Robert BadenPowell, Jan Smuts, and Cecil Rhodes. All of them would visit "Mon Desir," the... more...

  • Bombshellby Ludwig Leidig

    SBPRA 2014; US$ 2.99

    Bombshell is an unknown true story unearthed from World War II documents. Although a historical biography, it reads as a dramatic psychological thriller, and it covers the dark period of the Third Reich in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945. Barbara Goette accepts an offer to join global tycoon Ludwig Roselius (The Lion) and work for the HAG conglomerate.... more...

  • War, Through the Eyes of a Childby Violet Apted

    SBPRA 2014; Not Available

    Imagine if you will, living through World War II in England. The times were traumatic and terrifying. Now imagine that you are seeing the war Through the Eyes of a Child.Author Violet Apted describes what her life was like as a young girl in Ashford Kent in the years 1939 to 1945. Experience her perception of the events, as well as the restrictions... more...

  • The Silent Heroesby Hans Moederzoo n van Kuilenburg

    SBPRA 2014; Not Available

    Author Hans Moederzoon van Kuilenburg was a 10-year-old girl living in Amsterdam when German soldiers invaded Holland in the spring of 1940. The Dutch had intended to stay neutral at the outbreak of the war, as their military was no match for the Nazi hordes. Within five days, Holland had fallen and the German occupation was underway. The five ensuing... more...