Category: History


Sort

Showing 1-20 of 164

Image for Battles of Saratoga: 225 Anniversary Souvenir Program

Battles of Saratoga: 225 Anniversary Souvenir Program

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Clifton Park, NY, Staffield Printing: 2002

Seller ID: 030578

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; Souvenir Program of the 225th Anniversary of the Battles of Saratoga events in Fort Edward, NY in 2002. Contains Event Site Map, Narrative of the Battles of Saratoga, Program schedule, ads from local businesses; 28-page saddle stapled 8x10 booklet color covers, b&w illustrations. some light edge wear and small creases; View more info

Image for The Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth Century

The Patterns of War Since the Eighteenth Century

By: Addington, Larry H.

Price: $2.99

Publisher: Bloomington, IN, Indiana University Press: 1984-12-01

Seller ID: 034382

ISBN: 0253203422

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; This important work... synthesizes the evolution of warfare from 1775 to the present. -Military Review; A thorough revision of a highly successful text, this new edition provides a comprehensive picture of the evolution of modern warfare.From reviews of the first edition: There is nothing else in print that tells so much so concisely about how war has been conducted since the days of Gen. George Washington.-Russell F. Weigley View more info

Image for The Measure of All Things

The Measure of All Things

By: Alder, Ken

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2002

Seller ID: 037341

ISBN: 0965460924

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; In June 1792, amidst the chaos of the French Revolution, two intrepid astronomers set out in opposite directions on an extraordinary journey. Starting in Paris, Jean-Baptiste-Joseph Delambre would make his way north to Dunkirk, while Pierre-François-André Méchain voyaged south to Barcelona. Their mission was to measure the world, and their findings would help define the meter as one ten-millionth of the distance between the pole and the equator-- a standard that would be used for all people, for all time. "The Measure of All Things" is the astonishing tale of one of... View more info

Image for The Vietnam War (Twentieth Century Wars)

The Vietnam War (Twentieth Century Wars)

By: Anderson, David L.

Price: $2.22

Publisher: New York, Palgrave: 2005-04-16

Seller ID: 034472

ISBN: 0333963377

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; The Vietnam War endured for thirty years, cost billions of dollars, and resulted in thousands of Vietnamese, French, and American deaths. Massive American military intervention in Vietnam embroiled America in protests, placed enormous strains on the western alliance, and altered U.S. relations with the Soviet Union and China. David L. Anderson's concise overview critiques U.S. errors in magnifying the strategic importance of South-east Asia in the Cold War and in underestimating the strength of the Vietnamese communist movement. View more info

By These Words: Great Documents of American Liberty, Selected and Placed in Their Contemporary Settings

By: Angle, Paul M.

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Rand McNally & Company: 1954

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: kb017510

Condition: Very Good


427 pages; edge wear to jacket and boards, corners lightly bumped; View more info

Image for Forests of Steel: Modern City Combat From the War in Vietnam to the Battle for Iraq

Forests of Steel: Modern City Combat From the War in Vietnam to the Battle for Iraq

By: Antal, John; Gericke, Bradley T.

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Fort Worth, TX, Historical Explorations, LLC: 2007-02-15

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 034324

ISBN: 1934662003

Condition: Very Good


Signed by Colonel John Antal on the title page; light edge wear, some light soiling to page ends; It is estimated that by 2010 A.D., seventy-five percent of the world's population will live in urban areas. Tomorrows conflicts, therefore, will be waged in cities and urban combat in a deadly forest of steel will decide the fate of millions. This book tells the story of urban warfare from the Vietnam War to today and offers valuable insights to the conduct of war. Forests of Steel is a book that every professional warfighter, politician, and concerned citizen should read. Thirteen accomplished S... View more info

Image for Commission of Inquiry into Certain Events at the Prison for Women in Kingston

Commission of Inquiry into Certain Events at the Prison for Women in Kingston

By: Arbour, Honourable Louise (Commissioner)

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Ottawa, Public Works and Government Services Canada: 1996-01-01

Seller ID: 037111

ISBN: 0662243552

Condition: Good


edge wear, cover crease; View more info

Image for Quest for Arthur's Britain

Quest for Arthur's Britain

By: Ashe, Geoffrey

Price: $1.99

Publisher: London, Paladin Books: 1971-05-20

Seller ID: 037640

ISBN: 0586080449

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Solid facts about Arthur & his knights have emerged thru the recent work of archaeologists. This book examines the historical foundations of the Arthurian tradition, & then, in five archaeological chapters, presents the results of excavations to date at Cadbury (reputed site of Camelot), Tintagel, Glastonbury & less-known places. Illustrated with 10 color plates, 139 B&W plates & 53 maps, plans & line drawings. Includes Chronological Chart, Chronology, Bibliography & Index. Includes contributions by the most prominent Arthurian scholars, including Geoffrey Ashe, Lesl... View more info

Image for Backstory: Inside the Business of News

Backstory: Inside the Business of News

By: Auletta, Ken

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Penguin Press: 2003-12-29

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034584

ISBN: 1594200009

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; From Howell Raines and the "New York Times" to Roger Ailes and Fox News, America's most celebrated media journalist dissects the people and institutions shaping media, for good and for ill, in a time of profound change. View more info

Image for Displaying Australia: a Pictorial Survey of the Progress of a Young Nation

Displaying Australia: a Pictorial Survey of the Progress of a Young Nation

By: Australian Story Trust

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Sydney, Australia, Australian Story Trust: 1945

Seller ID: 031843

Condition: Very Good


some sunning and light scuffing to boards, edge wear; View more info

Image for The Reign of Chivalry

The Reign of Chivalry

By: Barber, Richard

Price: $2.99

Publisher: Rochester, NY, Boydell Press: 2005-10-13

Edition: 2nd ed.

Seller ID: 031063

ISBN: 1843831821

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear to boards and jacket; Profusely illustrated and redesigned for a new generation of readers, Richard Barber's classic The Reign of Chivalry presents a broad picture of the chivalric world, and shows how chivalry affected or was affected by great social movements, great writers and great events, and analyses the legacy it passed down to later ages. The opening chapter looks at the central figure of the whole chivalric world, the knight, and asks why he is such a different figure from other fighting men. Following sections deal with chivalry in relation to the main themes of medie... View more info

Image for Arab-Israeli Wars

Arab-Israeli Wars

By: Barker, A.J.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Hippocrene Books: 1980-04-01

Seller ID: 022202

Condition: Very Good


176 pages; edge wear to boards and jacket, some edge tears in jacket, corners bumped; View more info

Image for Planning A Tragedy: The Americanization of the War in Vietnam

Planning A Tragedy: The Americanization of the War in Vietnam

By: Berman, Larry

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, W. W. Norton & Company: 1983-08-17

Seller ID: 034471

ISBN: 0393953262

Condition: Good


spine creases, edge wear; "A thoroughly researched and highly perceptive study of the decisions that turned the tribal struggle in Vietnam into an American war. Berman's book fully documents the role of domestic policy in our tragic involvement. As one who watched the process at firsthand. I commend Professor Berman's book for its fairness and insight."- George W. Ball View more info

Image for The Last Spike, the Great Railway 1881 - 1885

The Last Spike, the Great Railway 1881 - 1885

By: Berton, Pierre

Price: $1.99

Publisher: Toronto, McClelland and Stewart: 1971-01-01

Seller ID: 034417

ISBN: 0771013272

Condition: Very Good


jacket has heavy edge wear, numerous small chips and tears on the extremities. boards have some edge wear; His books are so omnipresent and wide-ranging that one would be forgiven for thinking that the prolific Pierre Berton was the sole chronicler of Canada's history. Berton found his ideal subject in one of the greatest dramas of the developing nation: the building of the Canadian Pacific Railway. It took him two books, The National Dream and The Last Spike, to tell a tale full of the sorts of ruthless tycoons, nail-biting adventures, and human tragedies on which Berton's matchless storytel... View more info

Image for Birth of the nation: The First Federal Congress, 1789-1791

Birth of the nation: The First Federal Congress, 1789-1791

By: Bickford, Charlene Bangs

Price: $3.99

Publisher: New York, Second Circuit Committee on the Bicentennial of the United States Constitution: 1989-01-01

Seller ID: 035167

ISBN: 0961840013

Condition: Good


ex-library with usual markings; edge wear; View more info

Image for Righteous Gentile: The Story of Raoul Wallenberg, Missing Hero of the Holocaust

Righteous Gentile: The Story of Raoul Wallenberg, Missing Hero of the Holocaust

By: Bierman, John

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1981-09-21

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034080

ISBN: 0670749249

Condition: Good


slight wrinkling to the dust jacket and free endpapers, edge wear to jacket and boards; Half a century after he disappeared into the Soviet prison system, the fate of Raoul Wallenberg--who saved thousands of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust--remains a mystery. Following the collapse of the Soviet Union, KGB files were opened, but the Wallenberg file had been destroyed, thereby eliminating any evidence to support the Kremlin's claim that Wallenberg died in prison in 1947. Bierman concludes that we may never know the truth. Photos View more info

Image for The Chinese Looking Glass

The Chinese Looking Glass

By: Bloodworth, Dennis

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 1967

Edition: Book Club

Seller ID: kb015242

Condition: Very Good


432 pages; some edge wear to jacket and boards; View more info

Image for Report of the Board of General Managers of the Exhibit of the State of New York, at the World's Columbian Exposition: Transmitted to the Legislature April 18, 1894

Report of the Board of General Managers of the Exhibit of the State of New York, at the World's Columbian Exposition: Transmitted to the Legislature April 18, 1894

By: Board of General Managers of the Exhibit of the State of New York

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Albany, NY, James B. Lyon: 1894

Seller ID: 022296

Condition: Fair


647 pages; board cloth is torn with a 3.5" area missing from the front board and spine; heavy edge wear, internally VG; profusely illustrated; View more info

Image for The March to Victory: A Guide to World War II Battles and Battlefields from London to the Rhine

The March to Victory: A Guide to World War II Battles and Battlefields from London to the Rhine

By: Bookman, John T.; Powers, Stephen T.

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 1986-02-01

Seller ID: 037519

ISBN: 0060960531

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Travelers to Europe who have a keen interest in the Allied effort to defeat Nazi Germany during World War II will find they need only one guide - the newest edition of The March to Victory: A Guide to World War II Battle and Battlefields from London to the Rhine. All of the tours in The March to Victory have been arranged in geographical order, beginning in England, moving on to France, then pushing north to the Netherlands, and proceeding to the Rhineland in western Germany. Each chapter begins with an overview of a particular battle, which provides the context for ... View more info

Image for Classical Greece (Great Ages of Man)

Classical Greece (Great Ages of Man)

By: Bowra, C. M.

Price: $1.99

Publisher: New York, Time-Life: 1965

Seller ID: 036080

Condition: Very Good


light edge wear; View more info