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Gods, Graves, and Scholars. The Story of Archaeology. [translated from the German by E.B. Garside]

By: Ceram, C. W.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1962

Seller ID: 1377


Stories of the great archaeological finds, i. E. , Pompeii, Troy, Tutamkhamen, Ninevah, the Mayan ruins in Yucatan, etc. Includes 49 photographs & 72 drawings; 8vo; 428 + xvi pp View more info

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University in the Forest : The Story of Drew University

By: Cunningham, John T.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Afton Pub. Co: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 8060


History of the University since its founding as a Methodist Theological school in the woodlands near Madison, NJ to its present day status as a liberal arts ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 288 pp View more info

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The Search for Africa: History, Culture, Politics

By: Davidson, Basil

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Times Books: 1994

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7570


A collection of twenty essays on the Africanism, Eurocentrism, and the historical role of Africa includes essays on the roots and contribution s of Africa's ancient kingdoms, the curse of Columbus, and other topics; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 373 pp View more info

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A History Of Wales

By: Davies, John

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Allen Lane/Penquin Press: 1993

Edition: Book Club Edition ?; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7050


Comprehensive history from the end of Ice Age to modern politics; detailed extensive index; 8vo; 718 pp View more info

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The New Human Interest Library. Vol. V. Around The World

By: Farquhar, S. E. (Ed. )

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Chicago, Midland Press: 1930

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 6816


The history and geography of the major nations and continents of the world ; 8vo; 416 pp View more info

Chasing the Sun: Dictionary-Makers and the Dictionaries They Made

By: Green, Jonathon

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co: 1996

Edition: 1st American Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7687


Great history of lexicons from clay tablets to CD-ROMs and the political and linguistic debates that surrounded all these various works ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 510 pp View more info

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In War's Dark Shadow : The Russians before the Great War

By: Lincoln, W. Bruce

Price: $6.00

Publisher: New York, Dial Press: 1983

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 6852


Detailed history of Russia during the pivotal period in her history of 1891- 1914 ; 8vo; 557 pp View more info

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The Boer War

By: Pakenham, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1979

Edition: 1st US Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7456


Well researched narrative, based on first hand accounts, includes many photographs, detailed notes and index; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 718 pp View more info

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Cairo

By: Raymond, Andre

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6986


A history of the city of Cairo from its founding in 642 through the 1990's; includes bibliographical references and index; translated by Willard Wood; 8vo; 436 pp View more info

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Sex In History

By: Tannahill, Reay

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Stein & Day: 1980

Edition: Book Club Edition

Seller ID: 6804


A classic examination of sex and how it has shaped society's vast underpinning of religion and law, war and revoluton, imperial adventure, art, secular morality, and politics; 8vo; 480 pp View more info

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Other Days Being chronicles and memories of the stage

By: Winter, William

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Moffat, Yard And Company: 1909

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 8063


William Winter (1836-1917) was an American essayist, dramatic critic and historian and is best known for his long and productive career as a critic and historian of the American stage. This is an account of his memories of various actors and actress of the American stage during the late 19th century; 389 pp View more info