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- The History Press 2012; US$ 7.28
The small garrison based at Rorke's Drift in South Africa is forever immortalised in British history as one of the Army's most glorious moments. The garrison was defended by 139 British soldiers with c.300 African colonial troops under their command when, on 22 January 1879, they were attacked by a Zulu force of nearly 4,000 warriors. Out numbered... more...
- Travelers' Tales 2011; US$ 22.00
Explore America's last frontier with a cabal of experienced guides to witness the Inupiat taking of a bowhead whale, follow the seasons of commercial fisherfolk, sail the Inside Passage, and flight-see with bush pilots around Denali. The Land of the Midnight Sun has its share of surprises as well, including an entire town that lives in a single World... more...
- HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 14.99
In 2008, Ryan Flavelle, a reservist in the Canadian Army and a student at the University of Calgary, volunteered to serve in Afghanistan. For seven months, twenty-four-year-old Flavelle, a signaller attached to the Princess Patricia?s Canadian Light Infantry, endured the extreme heat, the long hours and the occasional absurdity of life as a Canadian... more...
- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2012; US$ 17.35
Papsttum und Kaisertum - bedingten beide Gewalten einander oder bildeten Sie einen realen Gegensatz? Überblickt man die gesamte Spanne des Mittelalters, so waren Kaisertum und Papsttum über lange Zeit geradezu untrennbar und unentwirrbar miteinander verflochten. Dem frühen und hohen Mittelalter galt das friedliche Miteinander der Universalgewalten... more...
- Zed Books 2012; US$ 29.95
Mexico is in crisis. During the neoliberal era, narcotrafficking has flourished to become one of the countrys biggest sources of revenue, as well as its most violent, with over 12,000 drug-related executions in 2011 alone. This insightful, controversial book throws new light on the situation, contending that the war on drugs in Mexico... more...
- Random House Children's Books 2013; US$ 3.99
Illus. in full color. Abraham Lincoln, one of our greatest presidents, started out in life as an absent-minded frontier lawyer. How did he nudge his memory? He stuck letters, court notes, contracts, and even his checkbook in his trademark top hat. When he took off his hat, it was all there! more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 19.95
The updated fifth edition of Going to the Sources presents a practical guide to historical research and writing for all students of history. Focuses on the basics of historians’ craft, introducing students to concepts including refining a topic, selecting sources, and engaging critically with their reading Appendices illustrate style for... more...
- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 29.95
"Game changer." We heard it so many times during the 2012 U.S. presidential election. But what actually made a difference in the contest--and what was just hype? In this groundbreaking book, John Sides and Lynn Vavreck tell the dramatic story of the election--with a big difference. Using an unusual "moneyball" approach, they look beyond the anecdote,... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2011; US$ 24.95
The child was born on September 14, 1874, at the only hospital in Buffalo, New York, that offered maternity services for unwed mothers. It was a boy, and though he entered the world in a state of illegitimacy, a distinguished name was given to this newborn: Oscar Folsom Cleveland. The son of the future president of the United States?Grover Cleveland.... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2007; US$ 12.95
Pulitzer-Prize-winner and bestselling author C. Vann Woodward recreates the gripping account of the battle for Leyte Gulf?the greatest naval battle of World War II and the largest engagement ever fought on the high seas. For the Japanese, it represented their supreme effort; they committed to action virtually every operational fighting ship on the... more...