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  • Alive and Well in Pakistanby Ethan Casey

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2004; US$ 9.99

    How wide is the gulf in understanding between the West and the Muslim world? How real is the risk of nuclear war on the subcontinent? What will be the long term effects of the Afghan Wars? How widespread - and how justified - is resentment towards the US and the West? Ethan Casey examines these compelling questions while living, working and teaching... more...

  • And in the Endby Keith R. Lindsay

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2006; US$ 11.99

    From the Stone Age onwards, humans have added a personal touch to our endings with ceremonies, burials and services. And while some of these finishing touches are solemn, others can be downright bizarre - "Star Trek" creator Gene Roddenberry had his ashes blasted into space, and the Victorians were so afraid of being buried alive that they invented... more...

  • The Arctic Whaling Journals of William Scoresby the Youngerby C. Ian Jackson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95

    William Scoresby (1789-1857) made his first voyage in the whaler Resolution from Whitby to the Greenland Sea, west of Spitsbergen, in 1800. Three years later he was formally apprenticed to his father and another three years saw him promoted to chief officer. On 5 October 1810, his twenty-first birthday, ?the earliest at which, by reason of age, I... more...

  • Ausgelachtby Hans-Hermann Hertle; Hans-Wilhelm Saure

    Ch. Links Verlag 2015; Not Available

    BND-Geheimoperation DDR-Witz. Es klingt wie ein Scherz, ist aber keiner. Jahrelang sammelten Agenten des Bundesnachrichtendienstes mit vollem Ernst Witze aus der DDR, werteten sie aus und reichten eine Auswahl sogar an den Bundeskanzler weiter. Alles streng geheim - versehen mit dem Stempel »Verschlusssache - Nur für den Dienstgebrauch«. Politische... more...

  • Beat the Fluby A. A. Avlicino

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2005; US$ 13.99

    According to most experts, bird flu is coming. It's not a question of if, but when. In 1918 up to 50 million died in the Spanish Influenza outbreak; with increased global travel, this next pandemic could be even worse. The avian flu virus, H5N1, could kill millions upon millions if it mixes with a human strain of influenza. It poses more of a threat... more...

  • Beyond Equalityby David Montgomery

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 40.00

    "The era of Reconstruction was short-lived but rife with historically significant activity. The central political issues of the day, according to the author, were the future integrity of the Union, and the future status of the newly emancipated Negroes. His purpose here is to use the labor question as a prism through which to study the whole political... more...

  • Builders of the Hoosac Tunnelby Cliff Schexnayder PE

    Peter E. Randall Publisher 2015; US$ 25.00

    A historical journey from black powder to nitro during the struggle to bore a five-mile tunnel through the Hoosac Mountain in the 1800s more...

  • The Candelaria Massacreby Julia Rochester

    Summersdale Publishers Ltd 2008; US$ 13.99

    Just after midnight, in the early morning of 23 July 1993, a group of men, later identified as off-duty policemen, opened fire on a group of street children sleeping rough outside one of Rio de Janeiro's most prominent landmarks - the Church of Our Lady of the Candelaria. The incident became known as the Candelaria Massacre and it roused the people... more...

  • A Companion to Franklin D. Rooseveltby William D. Pederson

    Wiley 2011; US$ 221.95

    A Companion to Franklin D. Roosevelt presents a collection of historiographical essays by leading scholars that provides a comprehensive review of the scholarship on the president who led the United States through the tumultuous period from the Great Depression to the waning days of World War II. Represents a state-of-the-art assessment of current... more...

  • A Companion to Gerald R. Ford and Jimmy Carterby Scott Kaufman

    Wiley 2015; US$ 195.00

    With 30 historiographical essays by established and rising scholars, this Companion is a comprehensive picture of the presidencies and legacies of Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter. Examines important national and international events during the 1970s, as well as presidential initiatives, crises, and legislation Discusses the biography of each... more...