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  • The Ark Before Noah: Decoding the Story of the Floodby Irving Finkel

    Hodder & Stoughton 2014; US$ 37.58

    THE ARK BEFORE NOAH: Decoding the Story of the Flood by Dr Irving Finkel is a compelling investigation of one of the most famous myths in the world - and how the re-discovery of an ancient tablet challenges our view of ancient history in a new and exciting way. more...

  • A History of the Pacific Islandsby Steven Roger Fischer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 21.00

    Steven Fischer traces the human history of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia from prehistoric culture to the present day. The second edition has been revised throughout in the light of recent scholarship and brings the story right up-to-date in terms of events and developments. Additional maps also enhance this established text. more...

  • Nature's Economyby Donald Worster

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 27.00

    Nature's Economy is a wide-ranging investigation of ecology's past, first published in 1994. more...

  • The Endurance of Family Businessesby Paloma Fernandez Perez; Andrea Colli

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 76.00

    A collection of essays offering an overview of the importance and resilience of family-controlled large businesses. more...

  • The Battle for Leyte Gulfby C. Vann Woodward; Evan Thomas

    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...

  • Dog Boats at Warby Leonard C Reynolds

    The History Press 2013; US$ 24.78

    Built of plywood and measuring 115 feet long, powered by four supercharged petrol engines and armed to the teeth with heavy weapons, the 'D' Class Motor Gun Boats (MGBs) and Motor Torpedo Boats (MTBs) were better known as Dog Boats and played havoc with enemy shipping in home and foreign waters. During three years of war they engaged the enemy on... more...

  • Death Trapsby Belton Y. Cooper

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 7.99

    ?Cooper saw more of the war than most junior officers, and he writes about it better than almost anyone. . . . His stories are vivid, enlightening, full of life?and of pain, sorrow, horror, and triumph.? ?STEPHEN E. AMBROSE From his Foreword ?In a down-to-earth style, Death Traps tells the compelling story of one man?s assignment to the famous... more...

  • The Face of Battleby John Keegan

    Penguin Group US 1983; US$ 16.00

    Military historian John Keegan?s groundbreaking analysis of combat and warfare The Face of Battle is military history from the battlefield: a look at the direct experience of individuals at the "point of maximum danger." Without the myth-making elements of rhetoric and xenophobia, and breaking away from the stylized format of battle descriptions,... more...

  • Helmet for my Pillowby Robert Leckie

    Ebury Publishing 2010; US$ 11.63

    The inspiration behind the HBO series THE PACIFIC Here is one of the most riveting first-person accounts to ever come out of World War 2. Robert Leckie was 21 when he enlisted in the US Marine Corps in January 1942. In Helmet for My Pillow we follow his journey, from boot camp on Parris Island, South Carolina, all the way to the... more...

  • Friendship in the Classical Worldby David Konstan

    Cambridge University Press 1997; US$ 30.00

    An examination of the nature of friendship in Greece and Rome from Homer to the Christian Roman Empire of fourth century AD. more...