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- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 30.10
Scurvy, a disease often associated with long stretches of maritime travel, generated sensations exceeding the standard of what was normal. Eyes dazzled, skin was morbidly sensitive, emotions veered between disgust and delight. In this book, Jonathan Lamb presents an intellectual history of scurvy unlike any other, probing the speechless encounter... more...
- HarperCollins Publishers 2016; US$ 17.99
Foreword by Levison Wood, bestselling author of Walking the Nile A comprehensive, fascinating and inspiring gallery of the great adventures that changed our world. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2016; US$ 35.00
In recent years, journalists and environmentalists have pointed urgently to the melting Arctic as a leading indicator of the growing effects of climate change. While climate change has unleashed profound transformations in the region, most commentators distort these changes by calling them unprecedented. In reality, the landscapes of the North American... more...
- Texas A&M University Press 2016; Not Available
Trammel?s Trace tells the story of a borderlands smuggler and an important passageway into early Texas. Trammel?s Trace, named for Nicholas Trammell, was the first route from the United States into the northern boundaries of Spanish Texas. From the Great Bend of the Red River it intersected with El Camino Real de los Tejas in Nacogdoches. By the... more...
- Daunt Books 2016; US$ 7.99
"When Penguin released a new, unexpurgated edition of D.H. Lawrence?s Lady Chatterley?s Lover in 1960, they were charged with the crime of publishing obscene material and made to defend the book?s literary merit in court. Thus began one of the most famous trials of the 20th century.There to take it all in was Sybille Bedford. With her trademark wit... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 10.99
For more than 30 years the Nile river gunboat was an indispensable tool of empire, policing the great river and acting as floating symbols of British imperial power. They participated in every significant colonial campaign in the region, from the British invasion of Egypt in 1882 to the Battle of Omdurman in 1898, when Britain finally won control of... more...
- Orion 2016; US$ 24.99
'Robert Twigger is not so much a travel writer as a thrill-seeking philosopher' Esquire The Himalayas beckon and we go ... Some to make real journeys and others to make imaginary ones. These mountains, home to Buddhists, Bonpos, Jains, Muslims, Hindus, shamans and animists, to name only a few, are a place of pilgrimage and dreams, revelation... more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 10.99
The history of the Vikings is bloody and eventful, and Viking warriors capture the popular imagination to this day. They made history, establishing the dukedom of Normandy, providing the Byzantine Emperors' bodyguard and landing on the shores of America 500 years before Columbus. Beautifully illustrated with colour photographs and original Osprey artwork,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 16.99
A first-hand account of the Lusitania ?s doomed final voyage. On May 7, 1915, the German U-boat U-20 fired a torpedo into the side of the passenger liner RMS Lusitania as it passed the Old Head of Kinsale in Ireland on its way to Liverpool, England. This act of war had a terrible tollof the 1,962 passengers and crew, 1,191 lost their lives,... more...