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National Deconstruction: Violence, Identity, and Justice in Bosnia.

By David Campbell .

Minneapolis, MN University Of Minnesota Press, 1998. Paperback First Edition (1998), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to 's customary practice at the time of publication. First Edition (1998), not directly stated, but First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence, according to 's customary practice at the time of publication. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to extremities; the binding shows barely discernible lean, but remains perfectly secure; else flawless; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 6 x 0.75 inches) xv, 304 pages. Language: English. Weight: 15.8 ounces . Classics in Southeastern Archaeology Series. University Press Paperback.

$24.50

The Medici.

By Colonel G.F. Young, C.B.

New York, NY The Modern Library, 1930. Hardcover First Edition Thus (1930), so stated. First Edition Thus (1930), so stated. Very Good+ in Very Good DJ: Book shows indications of very careful use: just a touch of wear to extremities; faint sunning at the top and bottom of the backstrip and even fainter sunning to the rest of the backstrip; the tinted top edge is mildly dusted and blanched; the text pages have tanned very slightly; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A carefully used copy; structurally sound and tightly bound, showing mild wear and a a few cosmetic flaws. The DJ shows light wear to extremities, with scant loss to rubbing and the corner tips and small loss to chips at the head and heel of the backstrip; price is intact; mylar-protected. Shows a little wear, but remains attractive and intact. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. (6.7 x 4.55 x 1.5 inches). xxi, 824 pages. Blue linen over flexible boards with gilt titles and designs at the backstrip. Modern Library Decorated Endpapers. Language: English. Weight: 16.6 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$49.00

Napoleon III: The Pursuit of Prestige.

By William Smith.

London, UK Collins & Brown: Mercury House, 1991. Hardcover First Edition (1991), so stated. First Edition (1991), so stated. Very Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use: Mild rubbing to the lower edgee of the front panel; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, while remaining perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and Clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.5 x 6.35 x 0.65 inches). xi,144 pages. Language: English. Weight:13.9 ounces. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$11.96

The Thirty Years War.

By C. V. Wedgwood.

London, UK Jonathan Cape, 1962. Paperback First Edition Thus (1964), Fourth Printing (1973). Four pages early in the text show UNDERLINING AND MARGINALIA IN INK. Else, Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing and the faintest toning to the edges of the wrapper covers; former owner's name and date at the front endpaper; the price has been removed at the upper corner of the front panel; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. A lightly used copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing mild wear and minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.75 x 5 x 1 inches). 542 pages. Maps. Dynastic Tables. Index. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound. First Edition Thus (1964), Fourth Printing (1973). Trade Paperback.

$19.60

Britain and France between Two Wars: Conflicting Strategies of Peace from Versailles to World War II.
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Britain and France between Two Wars: Conflicting Strategies of Peace from Versailles to World War II.

By Arnold Wolfers.

New York, NY W.W. Norton & Co, 1966. Paperback First Edition Thus (1966), Fifth Printing (1968). Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; a small, faint crease at the upper corner of the front panel and a little scuffing at that spot; faint soiling to the white background field of the rear panel; the binding square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, tighly bound, showing some minor flaws, but in overall appearance remaining close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.75 x 5.15 x 0.8 incches). 467 pages. Language: English. Weight: 15.5 ounces. Norton Library (Book 343). First Edition Thus (1966), Fifth Printing (1968). Trade Paperback.

$5.68

Prisoners of Honor: The Dreyfus Affair (Unabridged on Audio Cassette).
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Prisoners of Honor: The Dreyfus Affair (Unabridged on Audio Cassette).

By David Levering Lewis.

Newport Beach, CA Books on Tape, Inc. , 1996. Audio Cassette Eight Audio Cassette Tapes in Fine condition, housed in a White plastic clamshell case with external, wrap-around Red White and Blue Liner notes, in Very Near Fine condition, showing only the mildest rubbing to the panels. Overall, Very Near Fine (almost perfect). "Home Edition". Read by Alexander Adams. Total Playing Time: 12 hours. Book Number 4069. Product Size: 9.25 x 6.7 x 1.35 inches. Weight: 18.3 ounces. Audio Cassette.

$44.10

Revolutionary Europe, 1783-1815 .

By George Rudé.

New York, NY Harper & Row: Torchbooks, 1966. Paperback First Edition Thus [1966], so stated. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a hint of wear to the extremities; a hole has been punched in the front panel and penetrates through the front endpapers, indicated that this is some sort of cut-out or remainder; the price has been neatly blocked out at the bottom of the front panel; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. A handsome reading copy: remains close to 'As New'. NOT a Book-Club or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 525 x 0.75 inches). 340 pages. Weight: 11.6 ounces. Academic Press Paperback.

$8.23

Renaissance Fancies and Studies.

By Vernon Lee (Violet Paget).

New York, NY John Lane Company, 1909. Hardcover Second Edition [1909]. EX-LIBRARY, showing an attractive bookplate at the front pastedown endpaper and a card-pouch at the rear pastedown and a "Due Date" slip affixed to the rear free endpaper; the front free endpaper has been removed. Else, Very Good: shows light wear to extremities; mild rubbing amd some faint spots of soiling to the front panel; slight spine lean. The binding remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Despite some minor flaws, remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.75 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches). 260 pages. Olive green cloth over boards with gilt titles at the backstrip. Top Edge Gilt. Shipping Weight: 17 ounces. Second Edition [1909]. The first edition was published in 1895. Hardback: No DJ 'as issued'. Vernon Lee was the pseudonym of the British writer Violet Paget (14 October 1856 – 13 February 1935). She is remembered today primarily for her supernatural fiction[1] and her work on aesthetics. An early follower of Walter Pater, she wrote over a dozen volumes of essays on art, music, and travel.

$24.50

Modern and Contemporary European History [1815-1928].

By J. Salwyn Schapiro, Ph.D.

Boston, MA Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929. Hardcover Fourth Edition [1929]. Very Good: shows very light wear to the extremities; a bit of rubbing to the boards and a small, faint spot of damp stain at the rear panel [about the size of a pencil eraser]; former owner's name and date at front free end paper. the binding square and secure; the text is clean. Remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.5 x 5.75 x .6 inches). 827 pages + 25 page Appendix and Index. Revised under the Editorship of James T. Shotwell, LL.D. Deckle Fore-Edge. Shipping weight: 2 pounds, 5 ounces. Fourth Edition [1929]. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$19.60

The Age of Louis XIV.

By Voltaire.

New York, NY Dent & Sons / E.P. Dutton: Everyman Library, 1926. Paperback First Edition Thus, Later Printing [1962]. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to the extremities; very mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; the binding leans slightly, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Shows very mild wear, but remains a handsome reading copy. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 12mo. xviii, 475 pages. Preface by F.C. Green. First Edition Thus, Later Printing [1962]. Mass Market Paperback.

$68.60

The Course of French History.

By Pierre Goubert.

New York, NY Franklin Watts, 1988. Hardcover Book-Club Edition [1988]. Very Good+ in Very Good DJ: The Book shows indications of very careful use: just a touch of wear to extremities; the top edge is lightly dusted and shows several very small, very faint stains; the binding shows barely discernible lean, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. The DJ shows light wear, mainly to the upper extremities; the mildest rubbing; unclipped. No longer 'As New', but remains structurally sound and tightly bound: a clean, sturdy, presentable copy, showing minimal wear in a lightly used DJ. NOT a Remainder or Ex-Library. 8vo. 495 pages. Translated by Maarten Ultee. Hardback with DJ.

$9.41

The Origins of Modern Germany Paperback – April 17, 1984by.
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The Origins of Modern Germany Paperback – April 17, 1984 by.

By Geoffrey Barraclough .

New York, NY W. W. Norton & Company , 1984. Paperback First Edition Thus [1984]; First Printing indicated. First Edition Thus [1984]; First Printing indicated. Fine in Wraps: binding square and secure; text clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. xi, 481 pages. Trade Paperback.

$19.60

The History of Germany Since 1789.

By Golo Mann.

New York, NY Frederick A. Praeger, 1968. Hardcover First Edition [1968]; Third Printing [1970]. Very Good in Very Good DJ: Both book and DJ show indications of moderate use. Book shows light wear to the extremities; slight spine lean; a thin line of sunning at the heel of the backstrip; the binding remains secure; the text is clean. The DJ shows mild rubbing; light wear to extremities; the price is intact. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 547pp. Translated from the German by Marion Jackson. First Edition [1968]; Third Printing [1970]. Hardback with DJ. Golo Mann (1909 – 1994), born Angelus Gottfried Thomas Mann, was a popular historian, essayist and writer. He was the third child of the novelist Thomas Mann and his wife Katia Mann. Golo Mann originally a Bavarian German was Czechoslovakian from 1936 on, American 1943–68, Swiss from 1968 on and additionally German since 1976. As did his brother Klaus Mann before, Golo Mann joined the US Army in 1943. After basic training at Fort McClellan, Alabama, he worked at the Office of Strategic Services in Washington, DC. In his capacity as intelligence officer it was his duty to collect and translate relevant information. In April 1944, he was sent to London where he made radio commentaries for the German language division of the American Broadcasting Station. For the last months of World War II he worked in same function for a military propaganda station in Luxembourg. Then he helped organise the foundation of Radio Frankfurt. During this period he worked with Robert Lochner, who thought very highly of him. During his journeys across Germany he was shocked at the extent of destruction, especially that caused by Allied bombing. In 1946, Mann left the US Army by his own request. He nevertheless kept a job as civil control officer, watching the war crimes trials at Nuremberg in this capacity. The same year saw the publication of his first book of lasting value, a biography in English of the 19th century diplomat Friedrich von Gentz. In autumn 1947, Mann became assistant professor of History at Claremont Men's College in California. In hindsight he recalled the nine-year engagement as "the happiest of my life"; on the other hand he complained, "My students are scornful, unfriendly and painfully stupid as never before". The professorship in California was interrupted by several residences in German-speaking Europe. In 1956 and 1957, Mann spent many weeks at the tavern Zur Krone at Altnau on the shores of Lake Constance to write his German History of the 19th and 20th century. It was released in 1958 and became an instant bestseller. It also marked his final return to Europe because he became guest professor at the University of Münster for two winter terms in a row. In autumn 1960, Mann joined the University of Stuttgart in the higher position of professor in ordinary for Political Science. It soon became clear that he felt unsatisfied with the machinery at the universities: "In those years I had a feeling of immense, but fruitless effort without getting any echo. This led to a depression that made me resign the professorship in 1963". In the following years Mann worked as a free-lance historian and essayist, suffering in both capacities from chronic overwork that increasingly damaged not only his work but also his health. He took up residence at his parents' house in Kilchberg near the Lake of Zurich, where he lived until 1993 — sharing the house for most years with his mother. In his political work Mann first praised the West German Chancellor Konrad Adenauer for his course towards integration with France and the United States. He nevertheless criticized Adenauer's insincerity concerning a reunification with East Germany, so that he came to support the new détente ideas of Willy Brandt. He even sometimes worked for Brandt as a ghostwriter. Mann nevertheless perceived the emergence of the student movement as a grave threat for democracy. He gradually became alienated from Brandt in 1973, reproaching him with passivity towards alleged communist infiltration in his Social Democratic Party. Mann's almost lifelong passion for the best-known field-marshal of the Thirty Years War culminated in 1971 with the release of the monumental biography Wallenstein. It is considered as a masterpiece of narrative history for its pictorial language.

$7.64

The Influence of the Enlightenment on the French Revolution.

By William Farr Church, (Editor).

Lexington, MA D.C. Heath , 1973. Paperback Second Edition, Revised & Enlarged. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of rubbing; light crease near the lower front corner; else flawless. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 212pp. Introduction by the Editor. Second Edition [1974], Revised & Enlarged. Academic Press Paperback. The book's title captures the contents of the book; each of the 15 essays advert to one of the most discussed intellectual puzzles of the last 200+ years, how much influence, if any, did the enlightenment authors and writings have on bringing about the French revolution? The two possible extreme answers to this question, that there was zero influence, or that the enlightenment was the sole cause of the revolution, are the only opinions unanimously ruled out. All 15 authors in this book agree that there were varying levels of influence, but some would say more, some less. The majority of the collected essays are from conservatives who destested the revolution, and most of these blamed the enlightenment for much of the scourge, but there are a few essays from authors who, from the more liberal perspective, agreed with the outcome of the revolution, although not, of course, approving of its violent excesses. I found the 13th essay, that of Henri Peyre, to be the most persuasive. He says, although not using this word, that there was a dialectical relationship between the two main causes of the French revolution, the misery felt by the French people in the 18th century, and the ideas of the philosophes. Neither of these causes would have caused the revolution by itself. The misery would not have been articulated without the ideas, and the ideas would not have brought about the revolution unless they derived from, and cogently explained, real life complaints. Peyre notes the irony, that although there was certainly some misery for the French prior to the revolution, France was actually much better off than most of Europe, and even better off than in earlier decades and centuries in France. One problem with Peyre's essay is that it refers to the "dogma" and the "tradition" of the ancien regime and the church against which the enlightenment thinkers fought, but fails to realize or mention that the philosophes also had their unquestionable doctrines, and could be every bit as dogmatic as church officials, and that the thought from Pierre Bayle to Rousseau also constituted a tradition of sorts. I also found the comparison of the enlightenment to a religion by Hippolyte Taine to be cogent, one religion replacing another. All in all, if you are interested in the problem of if and how ideas do or do not affect 'real' life, and/or 18th and 19th century European history, this book will prove useful.

$24.50

Czechoslovakia 1968: Reform, Repression and Resistance.

By Philip Windsor and Adam Roberts.

New York, NY Columbia University Press for the Institute for Strategic Studies, London, 1969. Paperback First Edition Thus, Second printing. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of wear to the lower front corner tip and a couple of superficial scuffs at the top of the rear panel; else only the mildest rubbing. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 200pp. First Edition Thus, Second printing. University Press Paperback.

$7.06

On the Border of War and Peace: Polish Intelligence and Diplomacy in 1937-1939 and the Origins of the Ultra Secret.

By Richard A. Woytak.

Boulder, CO East European Quarterly, 1979. Hardcover INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR, "To Vivian and her work kon the index may it be the start of her scholarship in history, Richard Carmel May 20, 1979". Very Good: shows just a touch of wear to the extremities and the faintest soiling; foxing at the outside edges and endpapers. Binding shows heavy spine lean, but remains perfectly secure; text clean. Flawed, but remains structurally sound and tightly bound: a clean, sturdy, and presentable presentation copy. It appears that this may be a Remainder, showing two tiny dots at the bottom edge (though a local bookseller has used dots on the bottom edge to distinguish 'new' from 'used' books. NOT a Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 141pp. East European Monographs Series, Number XLIX. Hardback: Lacks DJ, if it indeed ever had one. If you don't read Polish, this is your best overview of the Second Republic's secret service. It covers radio intercepts, cyrptography, and use of human agents against both the U.S.S.R. and Germany. The Polish contribution to "Ultra" is also made clear. I was especially intrigued by Polish efforts to undermine the Soviet Union, some of which sound like the basis of a good spy novel! INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY AUTHOR.

$147.00

Renaissance Cavalier.

By John S. White.

New York, NY The Philosophical Library, 1959. Hardcover First Ed, unstated. Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ: Book shows only minute indications of use; binding square and secure; text clean. DJ shows light wear to extremities; mild rubbing; price unclipped; mylar-protected. No longer 'As New', but remains close to it. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 66pp. irst Ed, unstated. Hardback with DJ. The book treats of the ideal of the renaissance man, the growth of individualism, and the "universal man" ideal.

$10.00

Europe in Our Time: A History 1945-1992.
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Europe in Our Time: A History 1945-1992.

By Walter Laqueur .

New York, NY Penguin Group: Penguin Press, 1993. Paperback First Ed Thus; First Printing indicated. First Ed Thus; First Printing indicated. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: Shows a tiny nick at the top of the front panel; the pages have tanned somewhat, due to aging. The binding shows the slightest lean and is a little concave, but remains perfectly secure; text clean. No longer absolutely prisinte, but remains very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 617pp. Trade Paperback. Walter Laquer's "Europe in Our Time- A History: 1945-1992" is a supremely authoritative text, detailing a period in European history (and world history) quite unlike any other. Europe was, to be blatantly honest, a mess after the Allies defeated the Germans and received their unconditional surrender. The problem was what to do after the end of the European War. From here, Laquer speaks of all the important developments that occured in Europe, in most countries, in a very interesting prose-like fashion. Key concepts and terms our all explained sufficiently, and this book is similar to a novel in that it will keep you up at night, turning page after page, swallowing the history of Europe after 1945. Highly recommended.

$9.80

Twelve Portraits of the French Revolution.

By Henri Beraud.

Boston, MA Little Brown & Company, 1928. Hardcover First Ed, so stated. First Ed, so stated. Good+: Shows moderate use. Binding shows slight spine lean; light wear to extremities; faint rubbing and light soil. Binding remains secure; text clean. NOT a Remainder. NOT a Book-Club Edition. NOT an Ex-Library copy. 8vo. 331 pp. Orange cloth boards. Hardback: Lacks DJ. Translated by Madeline Boyd. Wood Engravings by Bertrand Zadig. Hardback: Lacks DJ.

$24.50

The German Predicament: Memory and Power in the New Europe.

By Andrei S. Markovits and Simon Reich.

Ithaca, NY Cornell University Press, 1997. Hardcover First Ed; First Printing indicated. First Ed; First Printing indicated. Near Fine in Very Near Fine DJ: Both book and DJ show only minute indications of use. Book shows previous owner's gift inscription; else flawless; binding square and secure; text clean. DJ shows only the mildest rubbing; unclipped; mylar-protected. Overall, very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. 248pp. Hardback with DJ.

$14.11

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