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  • Encyclopedia of the World's Nations and Culturesby George Thomas Kurian

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 456.00

    Provides objective descriptions of the dominant political, economic, social, and cultural systems of the countries of the world. This book features 193 country-by-country surveys in 40 separate categories, as well as tables, charts, and lists that are linked with narrative accounts of each nation's peoples, history, society, and culture. more...

  • The Titanic: Lost and Foundby Judy Donnelly

    Random House Children's Books 2010; US$ 3.99

    Titanic. Just the name evokes tales of the doomed ship that have captivated people of all ages for more than 100 years. Early readers will enjoy this exciting account of the world's most famous disaster-at-sea and the discovery of it's remains many years later. Step 4 books are perfect for independent readers who are confident with simple sentences... more...

  • The Loss of the Titanicby Lawrence Beesley

    The Floating Press 1912; US$ 5.99

    Learn more about the disaster that befell the Titanic and caused the untimely deaths of 1,517 passengers in this gripping first-hand account from survivor Lawrence Beesley. Originally published a mere nine weeks after one of the most profound maritime disasters in human history, The Loss of the Titanic shed new light on the tragedy and leveled troubling... more...

  • Exploring the Polar Regionsby Harry S. Anderson

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 35.00

    Describes the explorations of the North and South Poles, including the expeditions of John Franklin, Roald Amundsen, Robert Peary, and Ernest Shackleton. more...

  • The Sinking of the Titanicby Rebecca Aldridge

    Infobase Publishing 2008; US$ 42.00

    The ship was supposed to be "unsinkable." But on April 14, 1912, the unthinkable happened: the world's largest and most luxurious ocean liner the Titanic struck an iceberg in the frigid waters in the dark of night. What happened next seemed unbelievable to people at the time. In approximately two and a half hours, the celebrated ship... more...

  • Travel Acadia National Parkby MobileReference 2010; US$ 4.99

    This illustrated Travel Guide is designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. Articles feature information about attractions, landmarks, districts, transportation, cultural venues, dining, history and much more. Addresses,... more...

  • Travel Cuyahoga Valley National Parkby MobileReference 2010; US$ 4.99

    This illustrated Travel Guide is designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. It is indexed alphabetically and by category, making it easier to access individual articles. The guide is complimented by clearly marked trail maps.TABLE OF CONTENTS:Essentials: A-Z INDEX | Tourism Office | Lodging & Camping | Eat & Drink1. General:... more...

  • Producing the Pacificby Mercedes Maroto Camino

    Editions Rodopi 2005; US$ 56.00

    Producing the Pacific offers the reader an interdisciplinary reading of the maps, narratives and rituals related to the three Spanish voyages to the South Pacific that took place between 1567 and 1606. These journeys were led by Álvaro de Mendaña, Pedro Fernández de Quirós and Isabel Barreto, the first woman ever to become admiral... more...

  • Images of the Northby Sverrir Jakobsson

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 81.20

    This interdisciplinary volume seeks to examine and explore the various issues surrounding image construction, identity making and representations of the North, as well as the interconnectedness between those issues. The aim is to elucidate the multiple aspects of the idea of the North, both as a mythological space and a discursive system created and... more...

  • Under the Black Flagby David Cordingly

    Random House Publishing Group 2013; US$ 17.00

    For this rousing, revisionist history, the former head of exhibitions at England's National Maritime Museum has combed original documents and records to produce a most authoritative and definitive account of piracy's "Golden Age." As he explodes many accepted myths (i.e. "walking the plank" is pure fiction), Cordingly replaces them with a truth that... more...