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A History of the Far East in Modern Times

By Harold M. Vinacke

F. S. Crofts & Co. 1944 Soft Cover. 8 x 5 1/2. By order of the Secretary of War, April 21, 1944. Distribution: X by the United States Armed Forces Institute Madison, Wisconsin. Fold - out maps. Key to Chinese place names, pr onunciation of Chinese and Japanese words. Extremely interesting history of Japan, China, Korea and Russia. Softcover has has finger crinkling and corner crease to top front and back bottom corners. F ormer owner's name on endpapers. Text is clean and unmarked. Overall condition: good..


Revolution and Counter Revolution

By Karl Marx

London: Unwin Books, 1971 Soft Cover. 7 1/4 x 4 3/4. 111 pp. First pub in 1891. Edited and with wonderful introduction by Karl Marx's daughter, Eleanor Marx Aveling. Revolution and Counter Revolution is the famous chain of art icles or letters that Marx wrote for the new york Tribune between 1851 and 1852. Although Marx had onoly been in England some eighteen months and was living in conditions of miserable poverty and suff erings, these letters are among the most lucid and readable of his writings. The letters describe the "Revolutionary torrent" which flooded Europe in the mid-19th century, spread through Germany, Prus sia, Poland, France and England and culminated in the "bloody struggle" in Paris, June 1848. This copy in splendid cond. Tight, bright, and clean. Min wear to edges of cover. No tears or creases. Exce ptionally clean. Facsimile signature: Karl Marx on title page. Overall cond: v. good..


The Spanish Inquisition

By Paul J. Hauben (editor)

N.Y.: John Wiley & Sons, 1969. 140 PP. Subtitled: A Crucible of National Values.Collected readings tracing the effects of the tragic interweaving of race, religion, and statehood which, in conjunction with other events, resulted in the warping of an entire nation's development. Softcover has creasing to top front corners. Scuffing. No former owner's name. Non-returnable stamped on inside cover. Text is clean and unmarked.. First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Good -. 8 1/4 x 5 3/4.


East Asian Dynamism : Growth, Order and Security in the Pacific Region (Dilemmas in World Politics Ser.)

By Chan, Steve

Boulder, CO, U.S.A.: Westview Press, 1993. 163 pp includes index. Chapters include: The Dawning of a Pacific Century; East meets West: Historical background and cultural legacies; Convergent goals, divergent conduct; Virtuous Cylce or Deleterious Feedback?; Looking forward, alternative futures. Includes discussion questions, notes, suggested readings, glossary, about the book and author. Softcover has very little wear, wee bumps to corners, no tears or crease, very bright and clean. No former owner's name. Second page has a vertical crease. Text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy.. Second Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good +. 9 x 6.


Men and Ideas in the Sixteenth Century

By Hans J. Hillerbrand

Chicago: Rand McNally & Company, 1970. 130 pp includes index and bibliography. An analysis of the Reformation, which the author maintains must be understood not only from a religious viewpoint but also from the affairs of European society at the time. Softcover has a wee bit of wear to corners and some minimal scuffing. No former owner's name. Text is clean and unmarked. A nice copy.. Third. Soft Cover. Good. 8 1/4 x 5 1/2.


The White Men

By Julia Blackburn

London: Orbis, 1979, 1979. HC and DJ. 10 x 7 1/2. ISBN:0-85613-399-X. 183 pp + maps of tribal locations in Africa, Australasia, North America + notes. Subtitled: The First response of aboriginal peoples to the white man. Forewa rd by Dr. Edmund Carpenter. Native responses to the first Europeans in Africa, America and Australasia. Firrst hand accounts to the "impassioned words of prophets and leaders who started the movements in reaction to this invasion." Many b/w and colour photographs of native art. An extraordinarily interesting book. DJ has no noticeable wear. Not price clipped. New mylar cover. no former owner's nam e on endpapers. Text is clean and unmarked and secure. Dj cond: near fine. Binding, endpapers and text: v. good - near fine..