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  • Conflict and Conquest in the Islamic Worldby Alexander Mikaberidze

    ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 191.00

    Military-political conflict?and the resulting factionalism, shifts in leadership, and divergent belief systems?has been a constant and crucial part of the Islamic world. In order to fully grasp the cultural, social, or political aspects of Islam in the modern world, it is necessary to comprehend the rich tapestry of Islamic history from pre-Islamic... more...

  • Buckinghamshire Murder & Crimeby Scott Houghton

    The History Press 2014; US$ 4.99

    This chilling collection of cases delves into the villainous deeds that have taken place in and around Buckinghamshire during its long history. Cases of robbery, murder and self-destruction are all examined as the darker side of the county?s past is exposed. From John Owen, who slaughtered seven people, to the case of John Tawell, the last person to... more...

  • The Desert and the Sownby Gertrude Bell; Rosemary O'Brien

    Cooper Square Press 2001; US$ 18.99

    Desert explorer Bell's account of her 1905 trip across the Syrian Desert from Jericho to Antioch contains evocative descriptions and numerous photographs of the Middle East during its time under Ottoman rule. more...

  • Front-Line Thamesby Michael Foley

    The History Press 2008; US$ 7.99

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  • The A-Z of Curious Somersetby Geoff Body

    The History Press 2013; US$ 4.99

    This book draws on the long and unique heritage of the county of Somerset, bringing to life seventy of the little known but fascinating and unusual aspects of a much-loved area.It tells of body-snatchers and bewitchment; crime and conflict; lepers and lighthouses; songs and words; heroes and villains ? this is book is of and for the curious. Its accounts... more...

  • Our Hearts Hang from the Lemon Treesby Laetitia Rutherford

    Short Books 2013; US$ 5.99

    "I listened to that house breathe and creak through twenty long summers, often bored, or longing to be somewhere else, always ensnared by its charm?" In this captivating memoir, Laetitia Rutherford evokes a vanished world set alight by her enigmatic grandfather and her brilliant but troubled father - two men who never speak. The youngest daughter of... more...

  • Adel im grünen Rockby Wolfram Theilemann

    De Gruyter 2004; US$ 76.16

    Der Autor geht der Frage nach, auf welcher Basis, in welcher Gestalt und mit welchen Folgen sich in der preußisch-ostelbischen Forstbeamten- und Jägerschaft ein Elitenwandel im Kaiserreich vollzog. Im Zentrum des in drei Hauptkapitel gegliederten Buches steht der waldnahe Adel, der in dieser Funktionselite Anfang des 19. Jahrhunderts Positionsverluste... more...

  • De revolutionibusby Heribert Nobis

    De Gruyter 1974; US$ 119.71

    De revolutionibus : Faksimile-Farbdruck der Handschrift des Copernicus aus der Bibliothek der Jagiellonischen Universität zu Krakau. more...

  • Zwischen Christentum und Islamby Stefan Schröder

    De Gruyter 2009; US$ 92.49

    Die spätmittelalterlichen Reisebeschreibungen über die Wallfahrt nach Jerusalem sind einzigartige Zeugnisse der Kulturbegegnung. Ausführlich berichten die Verfasser über ferne Städte und exotische Länder, detailliert schildern sie die fremdartigen Verhaltensweisen ihrer Bewohner und die ungewohnten Lebensbedingungen. Die Pilgerberichte des Ulmer Dominikaners... more...

  • Geißler in Thüringenby Ingrid Würth

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 130.59

    Die vorliegende Arbeit zeigt die Traditionsstränge von der Geißlerbewegung um die Mitte des 14. Jahrhunderts bis zum Ende des 15. Jahrhunderts auf. Eine genaue Untersuchung der Geißlerzüge 1348/49 bildet die Grundlage für eine besondere Betrachtung der spezifisch thüringischen Entwicklungen. Obwohl die Geißlerzüge 1348/49 im mitteldeutschen... more...