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  • Athens and Spartaby Anton Powell

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    Athens and Sparta is an essential handbook to the study of fifth century Greek history and society. It encourages the reader to engage critically with the evidence, presenting a wide selection of ancient source material along with clear analysis and narrative. This fully revised and updated second edition contains a new appendix on the controversy... more...

  • The Hellenistic World from Alexander to the Roman Conquestby M. M. Austin

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 44.00

    New, enlarged, and comprehensively revised edition of the seminal sourcebook on the Hellenistic period. more...

  • The Clash of Civilizations and the Remaking of World Oby Samuel P. Huntington

    Simon & Schuster 2007; US$ 16.99

    Wang Gungwu The National Interest This is what is so stunning about The Clash of Civilizations: It is not just about the future, but may actually help to shape it. more...

  • Handbook to Life in Prehistoric Europeby Jane McIntosh

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 70.00

    Focuses primarily on the period from 7000 BCE, when agricultural communities first began appearing in southeastern Europe, to the first century CE, when western Europe was progressively incorporated into the Roman imperium. This book covers the development and spread of agriculture in Europe and the associated evolution of social class divisions. more...

  • The History of the Peloponnesian Warby Thucydides; Richard Crawley

    The Floating Press 2008; US$ 7.99

    Written by Thucydides around 400 AD, The History of the Peloponnesian War is a meticulous account by the Athenian general of the extended struggle that raged between Athens and Sparta for the better part of twenty years. Thucydides eschews the romance of heroics and dramatics and his precise and thorough account of the ill-fated conflict is one of... more...

  • T-34 in Actionby Artem Drabkin

    Pen and Sword 2006; US$ 5.99

    The Soviet T-34 medium tank was one of the most famous and effective fighting vehicles of the Second World War. Along with the German Tiger and the American Sherman, it was a milestone in tank design that changed the course of the conflict. Much has been written about the technical history of the tank and the vital part it played in the huge tank battles... more...

  • OSS in Chinaby Maochun Yu

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 25.95

    Maochun Yu tells the story of the intelligence activities of the Office of Strategic Services (OSS) in China during World War II. Drawing on recently released classified materials from the U.S. National Archives and on previously unopened Chinese documents, Yu reveals the immense and complex challenges the agency and its director, General William... more...

  • Sole Survivors of the Seaby James E. Jr Wise

    Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 18.95

    The incredible stories of twenty-two lone survivors of maritime disasters are presented in this collection of war and peacetime incidents. The dramatic accounts--including those of a British sailor who survived 133 days at sea on an open raft and a German sailor who spent 28 hours in the ocean without a life preserver--are based on a wide array of... more...

  • Access to History for the IB Diploma: The Cold Warby David Williamson

    Hodder Education 2013; US$ 30.38

    This series has taken the clarity, accessibility, reliability and in-depth analysis of our best-selling Access to History series and tailor-made it for the History IB Diploma. more...

  • Find 'Em, Chase 'Em, Sink 'Emby Mike Ostlund

    Lyons Press 2011; US$ 18.99

    Contents Foreword by George Seiler, Torpedoman, USS Gudgeon Preface Introduction Chapter One: Lone Wolf-First War Patrol Chapter Two: Escape from the East China Sea-Second War Patrol Chapter Three: The Tide Turns-Third War Patrol Chapter Four: Fortress Truk-Fourth War Patrol Chapter Five: Butchery in the Bismarck Sea-Fifth War Patrol... more...