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- The Floating Press 2014; US$ 3.99
In 1741, the HMS Wager wrecked in an uninhabited area off the coast of Chile. In the aftermath of the disaster, chaos took hold. One faction of the surviving crew rose up against the officers of the ship and attempted to make their way to a Chilean city in a rickety boat. In this volume, Royal Navy officer John Byron presents his version of the mutiny. more...
- Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 7.99
A guide to Miami and the Florida Keys, seeking to capture the capricious spirit of the destination. It discusses five-star resorts, private apartments, top-notch restaurants and the finest jazz bars and night clubs. "Sunup to Sundown" sections cover daytime activities such as sightseeing, beaches, watersports and lunchtime restaurants. There... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2014; US$ 8.99
This easy-to-use book is packed with practical information and enticing facts that make it fun to read: A clean, attractive layout makes it easy to find what you're looking for within each of the book's six sections, whether it be suggestions for finding the best food, lodging, kayaking, fishing, or shopping; even driving directions are included. ... more...
- Trinity University Press 2013; US$ 7.99
During the 1930s in the United States, the Works Progress Administration developed the Federal Writers? Project to support writers and artists while making a national effort to document the country?s shared history and culture. The American Guide series consists of individual guides to each of the states. Little-known authors—many of whom would later... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 34.00
When two Hungarian Jewish refugees landed by accident in Britain in the winter of 1956, they had little idea what the future would hold. But they carried with them the traces of their turbulent past, just enough to provide the clues to their past. Resurrecting 200 years of wars and revolutions, from the Austro-Hungarian Empire via two totalitarianisms... more...
- University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 19.99
Likely to raise hackles among Democrats and Republicans alike, this dynamic history of modern Florida argues that the Sunshine State has become the political and demographic future of the nation. David Colburn reveals how Florida gradually abandoned the traditions of race and personality that linked it to the Democratic Party. The book focuses particularly... more...
- New Press, The 2013; US$ 26.95
Revised and updated for the fortieth anniversary of Augusto Pinochet?s September 11, 1973, military coup in Chile, The Pinochet File reveals a formerly secret record of complicity with atrocity on the part of the U.S. government. Documents that were first made publicly available in the original hardcover edition formed the heart of the international... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 41.50
The social sciences have long been based upon contrasts drawn between the 'militaristic' societies of the past, and the 'capitalist' or 'industrial' societies of the present. But how valid are such contrasts, given that the current era is one stamped by the impact of war and by the intensive development of sophisticated weaponry? In setting out to... more...
- University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 74.95
Fortified by the theories of Henri Lefebvre, David Harvey, and Jürgen Habermas, this is the first book to focus on the tumultuous emergence of the African American working class in Jacksonville between Reconstruction and the 1920s. Cassanello brings to light many of the reasons Jacksonville, like Birmingham, Alabama, and other cities throughout the... more...
- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 39.95
Heaven’s Soldiers chronicles the history of a community of free people of African descent who lived and thrived, while resisting the constraints of legal bondage, in East Florida in the four decades leading up to the Civil War. Historians have long attributed the relatively flexible system of race relations in pre–Civil War East... more...