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  • Indian Merchants and Eurasian Trade, 1600?1750by Stephen Frederic Dale

    Cambridge University Press 1994; US$ 38.00

    This 1994 book assesses the economic significance of Indian, mercantile communities trading in Iran, Central Asia and Russia. more...

  • Reviving Phoeniciaby Asher Kaufman

    I.B.Tauris 2004; US$ 32.00

    Reviving Phoenicia' follows the social, intellectual and political development of the Phoenician myth of origin in Lebanon from the middle of the nineteenth century to the end of the twentieth. Asher Kaufman demonstrates the role played by the lay, liberal Syrian-Lebanese who resided in Beirut, Alexandria and America towards the end of the nineteenth... more...

  • Army Wivesby Tanya Biank

    St. Martin's Press 2007; US$ 15.99

    Army Wives goes beyond the sound bites and photo ops of military life to bring readers into the hearts and homes of today's military wives.   Biank tells the story of four typical Army wives who, in a flash, find themselves in extraordinary circumstances that ultimately force them to redefine who they are as women and wives. This is a true story... more...

  • Prisons and Prisoners in Victorian Britainby Neil Storey

    The History Press 2011; US$ 21.86

    Prisons and Prisoners in Victorian Britain' provides an illustrated insight into the Victorian prison system and the experiences of those within it - on both sides of the bars. Featuring stories of crime and misdeeds, this fascinating book includes chapters on a typical day inside a Victorian prison - food, divine service, exercise and medical provision;... more...

  • Augsburg During the Reformation Eraby B. Ann Tlusty

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2012; US$ 13.50

    "Sixteenth-century Augsburg comes to life in this beautifully chosen and elegantly translated selection of original documents. Ranging across the whole panoply of social activity from the legislative reformation to work, recreation, and family life, these extracts make plain the subtle system of checks and balances, violence, and self-regulation... more...

  • Kaiser Wilhelm IIby John Van der Kiste

    The History Press 2013; US$ 16.03

    Drawing on a wide range of contemporary sources, this biography examines the complex personality of Germany's last emperor. Born in 1859, the eldest grandchild of Queen Victoria, Prince Wilhelm was torn between two cultures - that of the Prussian Junker and that of the English liberal gentleman. more...

  • Emperor Francis Josephby John Van der Kiste

    The History Press 2013; US$ 29.17

    Ub 1848, 28-year-old Francis Joseph became King of Hungary and Emperor of Austria. He would reign for almost 68 years, the longest of any modern European monarch. Focusing on the life of Emperor Francis Joseph and his family, this book examines their personal relationships against the turbulent background of the 19th century. more...

  • The Federalistby Alexander Hamilton; James Madison; John Jay; Terence Ball

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 27.00

    The most accessible rendition ever of a classic of political thought in action. more...

  • Perilous Fightby Stephen Budiansky

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.95

    In Perilous Fight, Stephen Budiansky tells the rousing story of the underdog coterie of American seamen and their visionary secretary of the navy, who combined bravery and strategic innovation to hold off the legendary Royal Navy. Budiansky vividly demonstrates that far from an indecisive and unnecessary conflict?as historians have long dismissed... more...

  • We Believeby Jack Watts; David Dunham

    Dunham Books 2011; US$ 0.99

    We Believe is the most definitive book to understanding our American heritage. It is designed to be a quick and easy way for Americans to understand what we, as a nation, believe and the core values upon which our great country was built and continues to thrive on. It is a powerful 30-day tutorial to understanding what our Founding Fathers believed,... more...