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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

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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 W... 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

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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 ... View more info

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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

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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

What Every American Should Know About American History

By: Axelrod, Alan; Philips, Charles

Price: $1.99

Publisher: Holbrook, MA, Adams Media: 1997-01-01

Seller ID: 030310

ISBN: 1558503099

Condition: Very Good


cover dents, cover warped a bit; Brief essays describe pivotal events that shaped United States history, from Leif Ericson's exploration of Vinland to the end of the Cold War and the Rodney King incident View more info

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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 s... View more info

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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

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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

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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... View more info

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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

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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 19... View more info

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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

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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

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The Americans: The Democratic Experience

By: Boorstin, Daniel J.

Price: $0.99

Publisher: New York, Vintage: 1974-07-12

Seller ID: 034874

ISBN: 0394710118

Condition: Good


spine creasing, edge wear; Final volume in a trilogy, the first of which is the author's The Americans: the colonial experience, and the second of which is his The Americans: the national experience. View more info

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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

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Nulla Vestigia Retrorsum: A Centennial History of the Ogdensburg, Public Library

By: Boyeson, Persis Yates

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Ogdensburg, NY, Ryan Press: 1996

Seller ID: 031029

Condition: Good


some soiling to covers, edge wear; 94 pages; illustrated with b&w photos. History of the Ogdensburg, NY public library and library service in Ogdensburg, NY from 1828 - 1993. View more info

Historic Scotland: 5000 Years of Scotland's Heritage (Historic Scotland Series)

By: Breeze, David J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Batsford: 2003-06-30

Seller ID: kb016985

ISBN: 0713483946

Condition: Very Good


128 pages; light edge wear to jacket and boards; Glorious color photographs tell the story of Scotland and its people through its many historic sites and buildings. With a foreword by Prince Charles. View more info

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From Crossbow to H-BombFrom Crossbow to H-Bomb

By: Brodie, Bernard; Brodie, Fawn

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Dell: 1962

Seller ID: 035914

Condition: Good


edge wear, some tanning to pages; ... offers the quickest way I know to acquire the basic historical background that we ought all to have." --Louis J. Halle, Survival This classic in the field of military history covers weaponry from Archimedes' catapult down to the nuclear bomb. View more info