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- Globe Pequot Press 2012; US$ 13.99
This collection of thirty fascinating stories reveals events that helped make New Jersey what it is today. Authors Fran Capo writes with a comedic yet dramatic flair and an easy to read style that will entertain readers as they learn more about the colorful, and sometimes wacky history of the Garden State more...
- Globe Pequot Press 2010; US$ 13.99
A fascinating collection of thirty compelling stories about events that shaped Gotham, It Happened in New York City describes everything from the installation of the Statue of Liberty to the construction of the new Yankee stadium. more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 14.95
The March 10, 2008, disclosure that Governor Eliot Spitzer had patronized prostitutes from the Emperors Club VIP sex ring shocked New Yorkers and his admirers around the world, who had celebrated Spitzer as the "Sheriff of Wall Street" and a likely future U.S. president. Ironically, one man's disillusionment with Spitzer had begun to disappear fifteen... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2009; US$ 24.95
Diedrich Knickerbocker was created in 1809 by a young Washington Irving, who used the character to narrate his classic satire, A History of New York. Bradley's stunning volume offers a surprising and delightful glimpse behind the scenes of New York history, and invites readers into the world of Knickerbocker, the antihero who surprised everyone... more...
- Linkgua 2013; US$ 5.72
La violencia es un ingrediente principal de este texto de Zárate, ésta era un rasgo de la vida cotidiana de la España del Siglo de Oro. El público que asistía a los teatros no se percataba de la violencia de las puestas de escenas porque estaba habituado a ella. El autor, conocedor por su relación con el judaísmo de los desmanes étnicos de la cristiandad,... more...
- Linkgua 2010; US$ 4.76
Los biógrafos no se ponen de acuerdo sobre las fechas de su nacimiento y muerte, parece que vivió entre 1510 y 1560. Nació en Sevilla y estudió en la Universidad de Alcalá. Fue uno de los principales cronistas de la conquista española de América; enseñó lenguas clásicas en la Universidad de Alcalá y después se hizo sacerdote y fue secretario y capellán... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 105.95
The Last Caudillo presents a brief biography of the life and times of General Alvaro Obregón, along with new insights into the Mexican Revolution and authoritarian rule in Latin America. Features a succinct biography of the life and times of a fascinating figure in Mexico's revolutionary past Represents the most analytical and up-to-date study... more...
- The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57
The Little Book of Ballsbridge is a compendium of fascinating, obscure, strange and entertaining facts about this leafy suburb of Dublin. Here you will find out about Ballsbridge's famous (and occasionally infamous) residents, its proud sporting heritage, its churches and great houses and its natural history. Down wide streets and past elegant houses,... more...
- Pavilion Books 2013; US$ 10.19
Like a parallel universe, an entire city could be formed with the lost buildings of New York Citys past. Lost New York is a walk through this virtual metropolis. More than an architectural tour, it is a fascinating view of the citys ever-changing landscape and way of life, from magnificent buildings like Penn Station and the glorious mansions of the... more...
- Roaring Forties Press 2010; US$ 4.95
This book introduces readers—whether they are native New Yorkers or Mad Men fans who have never set foot in the city—to the places, both famous and not so famous, that play a role in the historical and dramatic tapestry of Mad Men, from the famous Madison Avenue ad agencies that inspired its setting to the taverns, restaurants, and hotels that host... more...