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How the Irish Saved Civilization

How the Irish Saved Civilization

by Thomas Cahill

How The Irish Saved Civilization: The Untold Story of Ireland's Heroic Role from the Fall of Rome to the Rise of Medieval Europe is a non-fiction historical book written by Thomas Cahill. Cahill argues a case for the Irish people's critical role in preserving Western Civilization from utter destruction by the Germanic tribes. The book retells the story from the collapse of the Roman Empire and the pivotal role played by members of the clergy at the time.
A Short History Of Nearly Everything

A Short History Of Nearly Everything

by Bill Bryson

In A Short History of Nearly Everything, Bryson follows his greatest challenge yet: to understand—and, if possible, answer—the oldest, biggest questions we have posed about the universe and ourselves. From the Big Bang to the rise of civilization, Bryson seeks to understand how we got from there being nothing at all to there being us. The result is a profound, funny, and wonderfully clear and entertaining adventure into the realms of human knowledge, as only Bill Bryson can render it.
From Dawn To Decadence

From Dawn To Decadence

by Jacques Barzun

Includes bibliographical references (p. [803]-828) and indexes.
Tragedy and Hope

Tragedy and Hope

by Carroll Quigley

Scanned, OCR full text (some typos) available at http://www.archive.org/ http://www.alexanderhamiltoninstitute.org/
The Path Between the Seas

The Path Between the Seas

by David McCullough

Describes all the events and personalities involved in the monumental undertaking which precipitated revolution, scandal, economic crisis, and a new Central American republic Bibliography: p. 655-669.
Includes index.
The Gifts Of the Jews

The Gifts Of the Jews

by Thomas Cahill

The author of the runaway bestseller How the Irish Saved Civilization has done it again. In The Gifts of the Jews Thomas Cahill takes us on another enchanting journey into history, once again recreating a time when the actions of a small band of people had repercussions that are still felt today.The Gifts of the Jews reveals the critical change that made western civilization possible. Within the matrix of ancient religions and philosophies, life was seen as part of an endless cycle of birth and death;... Read more
Survival In Auschwitz

Survival In Auschwitz

by Primo Levi

If This Is a Man is a work of witness by the Italian author Primo Levi. It was influenced by his experiences in the concentration camp at Auschwitz during the Second World War. It can be described as a memoir or a personal narrative, but it goes beyond mere recollection by seeking to consider the human condition in all its extremes through the narrative form.
Salt

Salt

by Mark Kurlansky

From the Bestselling Author of Cod and The Basque History of the World In his fifth work of nonfiction, Mark Kurlansky turns his attention to a common household item with a long and intriguing history: salt. The only rock we eat, salt has shaped civilization from the very beginning, and its story is a glittering, often surprising part of the history of humankind. A substance so valuable it served as currency, salt has influenced the establishment of trade routes and cities, provoked and... Read more
The Rise and Fall Of the Great Powers

The Rise and Fall Of the Great Powers

by Paul Kennedy

The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers: Economic Change and Military Conflict From 1500 to 2000, by Paul Kennedy, first published in 1987, explores the politics and economics of the Great Powers from 1500 to 1980 and the reason for their decline. It then continues by forecasting the positions of China, Japan, the European Economic Community (EEC), the Soviet Union and the United States through the end of the 20th century.
King Leopold’S Ghost

King Leopold’S Ghost

by Adam Hochschild

In the 1880s, as the European powers were carving up Africa, King Leopold II of Belgium seized for himself the vast and mostly unexplored territory surrounding the Congo River. Carrying out a genocidal plundering of the Congo, he looted its rubber, brutalized its people, and ultimately slashed its population by ten million--all the while shrewdly cultivating his reputation as a great humanitarian. Heroic efforts to expose these crimes eventually led to the first great human rights movement of the... Read more
The March Of Folly

The March Of Folly

by Barbara W Tuchman

Barbara W. Tuchman (1912–1989) achieved prominence as a historian with The Zimmermann Telegram and international fame with The Guns of August—a huge bestseller and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Her other works include Bible and Sword, The Proud Tower, Stilwell and the American Experience in China (for which Tuchman was awarded a second Pulitzer Prize), Notes from China, A Distant Mirror, Practicing History, The March of Folly, and The First Salute.
The Decline Of the West

The Decline Of the West

by Oswald Spengler

Oswald Spengler, one of the most controversial historians of the twentieth century, was born in Blankenburg, Germany, in 1880. He studied mathematics, philosophy, and history in Munich and Berlin. Except for his doctor’s thesis on Heraclitus, he published nothing before the first volume of The Decline of the West, which appeared when he was thirty-eight. The Agadir crisis of 1911 provided the immediate incentive for his exhaustive investigations of the background and origins of our civilization.... Read more
The Renaissance

The Renaissance

by Will Durant

The Reformation

The Reformation

by Will Durant

Ramses II and His Time

Ramses II and His Time

by Immanuel Velikovsky

Crusade In Europe

Crusade In Europe

by Dwight D Eisenhower

Peoples Of the Sea

Peoples Of the Sea

by Immanuel Velikovsky

A Study Of History

A Study Of History

by Arnold J Toynbee

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The Age Of Napoleon

by Will; Durant, Ariel Durant

From [the Wikipedia page for *The Story of Civilization*][1]:
The Story of Civilization, by husband and wife Will and Ariel Durant, is an eleven-volume set of books covering Western history for the general reader. The volumes sold well for many years, and sets of them were frequently offered by book clubs.

The series was written over a span of more than four decades, and totals four million words across nearly 10,000 pages, but is incomplete. In the first volume (Our Oriental Heritage, which covers the... Read more

World History Books & Ephemera

A History Of the Arab Peoples

A History Of the Arab Peoples

by Albert Hourani

In a bestselling work of profound and lasting importance, the late Albert Hourani told the definitive history of the Arab peoples from the seventh century, when the new religion of Islam began to spread from the Arabian peninsula westwards, to the present day. It is a masterly distillation of a lifetime of scholarship and a unique insight into a perpetually troubled region. This updated edition by Malise Ruthven adds a substantial new chapter which includes recent events such as 9/11, the US invasion of... Read more
Distant Mirror

Distant Mirror

by Tuchman, Barbara W

Barbara W. Tuchman (1912–1989) achieved prominence as a historian with The Zimmermann Telegram and international fame with The Guns of August—a huge bestseller and winner of the Pulitzer Prize. Her other works include Bible and Sword, The Proud Tower, Stilwell and the American Experience in China (for which Tuchman was awarded a second Pulitzer Prize), Notes from China, A Distant Mirror, Practicing History, The March of Folly, and The First Salute.
The Timetables Of History

The Timetables Of History

by Grun, Bernard

The Discoverers

The Discoverers

by Boorstin, Daniel J

From Vienna To Versailles

From Vienna To Versailles

by Seaman, L C B

Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed

by DIAMOND, JARED

New York: Penguin Group USA Inc, 2005. Hardcover. As New/As New. Type: Hardback Book Club Edition. Hardcover Book and Jacket As New. 24 page illustration section, Maps, Further Reading Suggestions by Chapter and Index. Black paper-wrapped boards with bright and bold titles to spine. Jared Diamond, author of Pulitzer Prize-Winning "Guns, Germs, and Steel" examines why past societies succeeded or failed. He looks at cases in some detail and then connects them to troubling scenes from the 21st... Read more
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$10.22
Petra and the Lost Kingdom of the Nabataeans

Petra and the Lost Kingdom of the Nabataeans

by Taylor, Jane

I.B. Tauris, 2012-11-13. Paperback. Acceptable. I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.; New York, 2012. Softcover. An acceptable working copy only. Some handling/scuff marks to covers, small tear bottom edge page 141/142, spine cover detached from backing material, yellow writing on half title page, some highlighting throughout, book has been read, in Oversize Wraps. 4to[quarto or approx. 9.5 x 12 inches], 224pp., indexed, bibliography, chronology, glossary, notes, color and b&w illustrations. We pack securely... Read more
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$60.00
Angkor Cities and Temples

Angkor Cities and Temples

by Jacques, Claude

River Books Press Dist A C, 2006-08-01. Hardcover. Very Good. River Books (Weatherhill, Inc.); New York, 1997. Hardcover. Near Fine, green cloth binding with gilt lettering on front board and spine, binding firm, interior and extremities tidy, illustrated endpapers/pastedowns, small rub mark bottom text block corner, trace use/handling marks, in a Very Good, some scuff/scratch marks to panels, mild edge/corner wear, Dust wrapper. A nice, clean and unmarked copy. 4to[quarto or approx. 9.5 x 12 inches],... Read more
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$74.00
From Constantinople to the home of Omar Khayyam

From Constantinople to the home of Omar Khayyam

by Jackson, A.V. Williams; Color Frontispiece from a Painting By Jay Hambridge, 129 Other Full Page Plates [Illustrator]

MacMillan, 1911-01-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. The MacMillan Company: New York, 1911. Hardcover. First Edition. A Very Good, green cloth binding with gilt lettering on front board and spine, color paper illustration on front board, some handling/rub marks to boards, sunning to spine, TEG with some blemishes, deckle fore-edge and bottom text block edge, few uncut pages, age toning to pages, some rubbing to board and spine edges, starting hinges, spine buckram starting to separate from... Read more
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$45.00
The Imperial Imagination: Magic and Myth in Kipling?s India

The Imperial Imagination: Magic and Myth in Kipling?s India

by Wurgaft, Lewis D

Wesleyan University Press, 1986-06-01. Paperback. Like New. Wesleyan University Press; Middletown, 1986. Trade paperback. First printing. Signed and inscribed by the author. Fine, slight handling else nice, in wraps. 8vo[octavo or aprx 6 x 9], 211pp. We pack securely and ship daily w/delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire.
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$13.60
War in South Africa

War in South Africa

by Harding, William

Globe Co, 1899-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. Butler & Alger; New Haven, 1899. Hardcover. Very Good, heavy rubbing to board and spine buckram, some shelf wear, small abrasion to board corners, some wear to bit frayed spine edges, crease top corner page 201, small crease bottom corner frontispiece tissue/title and dedication page, some age toning to pages and text block edges, previous owner name front pastedown else unmarked, cracked front hinge, small soiled spot bottom spine, without Dust Wrapper.... Read more
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$40.00
Demokrasi - Indonesia in the 21st Century

Demokrasi - Indonesia in the 21st Century

by Hamish McDonald

Palgrave Macmillan, USA, 2014. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Travel & Places; World History; Politics & Government. ISBN: 1137279990. ISBN/EAN: 9781137279996. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 41870. . 9781137279996
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A$30.00
Dino Fest, The Paleontological Society Special Publication No. 7

Dino Fest, The Paleontological Society Special Publication No. 7

by Gary D. Rosenberg [Editor]; D.L. Wolberg [Editor];

Paleontological Society, 1994-01-01. Paperback. Very Good. Paleontological Society; Indianapolis, 1994. Softcover. Special Publication Number 7. A Very Good, binding firm, interior and extremities tidy, small dent bottom text block edge, creases to spine, some handling/scuff marks and sunning to covers, a nice, clean and unmarked copy in Oversize Wraps. 4to[quarto or approx. 9.5 x 12 inches], 504pp., b&w illustrations. We pack securely and ship daily with delivery confirmation on every book. The... Read more
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$36.00
Lucy's Bones, Sacred Stones & Einstein's Brain : The Remarkable Stories Behind the Great Objects and Artifacts of History from Antiquity to The Modern Era

Lucy's Bones, Sacred Stones & Einstein's Brain : The Remarkable Stories Behind the Great Objects and Artifacts of History from Antiquity to The Modern Era

by Rachlin, Harvey

New York: Henry Holt / Owl Books, 1996. Book. Fine. Soft cover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall. Large trade paperback. 402 pages. Sources and Bibliography, Index. Illustrated with black and white photographs. First edition, first printing with full number line. The stories and legends behind over fifty historical artifacts. No previous ownership marks. No spine crease. A clean, square, fresh and unmarked copy, appears unread and like new. Fine..
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$10.00
Queen Elizabeth I

Queen Elizabeth I

by Neale, J. E

1961 reprint of this 1960 Pelican book. 415 pages. Some yellowing to pages, in very good condition.
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£5.00
The Outback vs The Wild West - Volume 2 of Wild West in Australia & America

The Outback vs The Wild West - Volume 2 of Wild West in Australia & America

by Jack Drake

Boolarong Press, Australia, 2012. Softcover. Very Good. Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: Australian History; World History; ISBN: 1876780673. ISBN/EAN: 9781876780678. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 40896. . 9781876780678
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A$50.00
F Section, SOE : The Buckmaster Networks

F Section, SOE : The Buckmaster Networks

by Ruby, Marcel

London: Leo Cooper, 1988. Foreword by Jean Pierre-Bloch. 228pp. includes Bibliography & Index. P/o details stamped discreetly on front pastedown and rear fep. Unclipped DJ is protected by adhesive mylar jacket.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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$25.00
The Rise and Fall of Babylon - Gateway of the Gods

The Rise and Fall of Babylon - Gateway of the Gods

by Anton Gill

Quercus , London, 2011. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Size: 10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: World History; ISBN: 0857386646. ISBN/EAN: 9780857386649. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 45085. . 9780857386649
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A$60.00
The Church of St. Simeon The Stylite and Other Archaeological Sites in the Mountains of Simeon and Halaqa by Abdallah Hadjar and Paul J. Amash

The Church of St. Simeon The Stylite and Other Archaeological Sites in the Mountains of Simeon and Halaqa by Abdallah Hadjar and Paul J. Amash

by Abdallah Hadjar and Paul J. Amash

Sidawi Printing House. Very Good. Sidawi Printing House; Damascus, not dated. Trade paperback. A Very Good, binding firm, interior and extremities tidy, crease front cover, some handling/scuff marks to covers, trace handling marks/shelf wear, a nice, clean and unmarked copy in wraps. 8vo[octavo or approx. 6 x 9], 244pp., color and b&w illustrations. We pack securely and ship daily w/delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional... Read more
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$100.00
The Renaissance World

The Renaissance World

by John Jeffries Martin

Routledge, New York, 2009. Softcover. Very Good. Size: 9"-10" Tall. Quantity Available: 1. Category: World History; ISBN: 0415455111. ISBN/EAN: 9780415455114. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 46512. . 9780415455114
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A$100.00
The Creation of History in Ancient Israel

The Creation of History in Ancient Israel

by Brettler, Marc Zvi

Routledge, 1998-07-28. Paperback. Very Good. Routledge; New York, 1998. Trade paperback. A Very Good, binding firm, interior and extremities tidy, book appears unread, previous owner stamp verso front cover else fine and unmarked, a nice and clean copy in wraps. 8vo[octavo or approx. 6 x 9], 254pp., indexed, bibliography, notes. We pack securely and ship daily w/delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any... Read more
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$50.00
Imagined Corners: Exploring the World's First Atlas

Imagined Corners: Exploring the World's First Atlas

by Paul Binding

Headline Review, 2003. Book. Near Fine. Hardcover. 1st Edition. Firmly bound and very carefully read. Both book & unclipped jacket are in excellent clean condition. No inscription or ownership markings, No tears or loss. Illustrated in colour & b/w. A heavy book. .
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£10.00
Fill The Bathtub! Stories from the conflicts in the middle east by Al Mashriq

Fill The Bathtub! Stories from the conflicts in the middle east by Al Mashriq

by Al Mashriq

Al Mashriq. Like New. Al Mashriq; 2011. Trade Paperback. One dogear & trace handling else Fine in Wraps. 8vo[octavo or aprx 6 x 9], 262pp, illustrated w/b&w photographs, maps. Second volume of stories from alumni & faculty of the American Community School at Beirut. We pack securely and ship daily w/delivery confirmation on every book. The picture on the listing page is of the actual book for sale. Additional Scan(s) are available for any item, please inquire.
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$68.00
THE GREEK EXPERIENCE

THE GREEK EXPERIENCE

by Bowra, C. M

Cleveland: World Publishing Company, 1957. First Edition; First Printing. Hardcover. Book condition is Very Good; with a Very Good price clipped dust jacket. Edge wear to jacket, including a few tears. Text is clean and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall.
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$40.00
The British Overseas, exploits of a nation of shopkeepers

The British Overseas, exploits of a nation of shopkeepers

by Carrington, C. E

Cambridge At The University Press. Good. The Syndics of The Cambridge University Press; New York, 1950. Hardcover. Good, blue cloth binding with gilt lettering on spine, fading/sunning to spine, some shelf wear/rub marks to board edges, some wear/rub marks to text block edges, lightly sunned pages, binding sturdy, moderate scattered foxing pastedowns and endpapers, light scattered foxing text block edges, large chip fore-edge page 1055/1056, without Dust wrapper. A nice and unmarked copy. 8vo[octavo or... Read more
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$20.00
No Fading Vision: The First 50 Years of A.P.C.M.

No Fading Vision: The First 50 Years of A.P.C.M.

by John Prince; Moyra Prince

256 pages. Fold-out Map inside rear cover. Black and white illustrations. Light wear to covers. Pages unmarked, binding tight.
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$10.00
Rambles on the Riviera,

Rambles on the Riviera,

by Strasburger, Eduard

C. Scribner's sons; [etc., etc.], 1906-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good. T. Fisher Unwin; London, 1906. Hardcover. A Very Good, green cloth binding with gilt lettering and color illustration on front board and spine, gilt emblem on rear board, starting hinges, TEG with some blemishes, deckle fore-edge and bottom text block edge, rubbing to board edges, frayed spine edges with small tears to spine edge buckram, small abrasions to board corners, some handling/rub marks to boards, bit of sunning and few... Read more
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$50.00
Kurdistan: In the Shadow of History

Kurdistan: In the Shadow of History

by Meiselas, Susan

Random House, 1997-10-28T00:00:01Z. hardcover. Very Good. Random House; New York, 1997. Hardcover. Book is heavy, additional shipping cost may apply. First Edition, First Printing. A Very Good, blue cloth binding with blind stamped lettering on front board and gilt lettering on spine, binding sturdy and intact, some handling/rub marks to boards, bit of sunning to page margins, small rub mark bottom text block corner, few small soiled spots on fore-edge, spine buckram starting to separate from backing... Read more
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$190.00
History of Barbados (Cass Library of West Indian Studies)

History of Barbados (Cass Library of West Indian Studies)

by Robert H. Schomburgk

Routledge, 1998-06-30. Hardcover. Very Good. Frank Cass Publishers; Portland, 1999. Hardcover. Reprint Edition. Near Fine, green binding with gilt lettering on spine, tight binding, interior and extremities tidy, light handling/rub marks to text block edges, minimal spine edge wear, in a Very Good, some handling/scuff marks to panels, crease rear flap, 2 inch tear bottom spine edge, Dust wrapper. A nice, clean and unmarked copy. 8vo[octavo or approx. 6 x 9 inches], 722pp., indexed, appendix. We pack... Read more
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$100.00
SCOTTISH HIGHLANDERS IN COLONIAL GEORGIA: THE RECRUITMENT, EMIGRATION, AND SETTLEMENT AT DARIEN, 1735-1748

SCOTTISH HIGHLANDERS IN COLONIAL GEORGIA: THE RECRUITMENT, EMIGRATION, AND SETTLEMENT AT DARIEN, 1735-1748

by Anthony W. Parker

Athens GA: University of Georgia Press, 1997. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. First Printing. Pages are clean, no markings from previous owners. Boards are clean. Binding is square and tight. Faint wear to cloth at spine ends and corners. Text block is clean. Dust jacket has minor wear to edges, covers are overall clean, light rubbing. PICTURES PROVIDED UPON REQUEST.
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$75.00