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- University of Alabama Press 2013; US$ 49.95
James Mallory was an uncommon Southerner. Most inhabitants of the Old South, especially the plain folk, devoted more time to leisurely activities--drinking, gambling, hunting, fishing, and just loafing--than did Mallory, a workaholic agriculturalist, who experimented with new plants, orchards, and manures, as well as the latest farming equipment... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99
Das Aufeinandertreffen grundlegend unterschiedlicher Relevanzstrukturen ist ein Phänomen, von dem verstärkt AkteurInnengruppen betroffen sind, deren Selbst-Weltverhältnis nicht primär in der Moderne gründet. Diese Studie untersucht ?indigene? Lebensentwürfe in Mexiko, die sich im Spannungsfeld von Modernisierung und von westlichen Vorstellungen divergierenden... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
"So wise were our elders!" Thus exclaims Mariano Chicunque, himself an elder, expressing in a single phrase the thrust of the mythic narrative tradition he simultaneously presents and represents in his storytelling. A remarkable body of mythology is documented for the first time in this volume. John Homes McDowell's study revolves around thirty-two... more...
- Stanford University Press 2012; US$ 70.00
This book is a radical reinterpretation of the process that led to Mexican independence in 1821?one that emphasizes Mexico's continuity with Spanish political culture. During its final decades under Spanish rule, New Spain was the most populous, richest, and most developed part of the worldwide Spanish Monarchy, and most novohispanos (people of New... more...
- Liverpool University Press 2012; US$ 72.50
This book is a richly detailed exploration of the complex and cosmopolitan urban culture inhabited by the Presbyterian elite of late-Georgian Belfast, which will prove to be of interest to a wide range of scholars working on the political, cultural and intellectual histories of both Ireland and Britain during the age of reform. more...
- Andrews UK 2014; US$ 4.99
Arr matey! Do you want to know all about the ten most fantastic, fearsome and famous pirates of all time? Dare you read of how Francois LOlonnais ripped out a mans heart with his bare hands then gnawed at it like a ravenous wolf? And what of Sir Henry Morgan - callous pirate or loyal privateer? How did Cheung Po Tsai build up a fleet of... more...
- Andrews UK 2013; US$ 2.99
In this amazing eBook you will find more than one hundred facts about New York. What are the top landmarks, museums and galleries to visit? What is the history of the Statue of Liberty? Separated into sections covering these topics and more, you will learn some really fascinating information!Whether you are planning on visiting New York, working on... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 15.99
Did the Maya really predict that the world would end in December of 2012? If not, how and why has 2012 millenarianism gained such popular appeal? In this deeply knowledgeable book, two leading historians of the Maya answer these questions in a succinct, readable, and accessible style. Matthew Restall and Amara Solari introduce, explain, and ultimately... more...
- Pen and Sword 2004; US$ 7.99
This, the first in a new series on Special Operations, tells the story of 3 Para and the often-neglected struggle for Mount Longdon. It was a battle which tested the discipline, comradeship and professionalism of the Paras to the limit; it was a battle which witnessed another posthumous VC; it turned out to be the bloodiest battle of the entire Falklands... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Thirty years after the Argentinian invasion of the Falkland Islands, the war remains a source of continued debate and analysis for politicians, historians and military strategists. Not only did the conflict provide a fascinating example of modern expeditionary warfare, but it also brought to the fore numerous questions regarding international law,... more...