The study of history has sometimes been classified as part of the humanities and at other times as part of the social sciences. It can also be seen as a bridge between those two broad areas, incorporating methodologies from both. Some individual historians strongly support one or the other classification. In the 20th century, French historian Fernand Braudel revolutionized the study of history, by using such outside disciplines as economics, anthropology, and geography in the study of global history.
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Image for The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America

The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America

By: Stockman, David A.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, PublicAffairs: 2013

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010797

ISBN: 1586489127

Condition: Fine


No Flaws or Blemishes but a scuff on front free endgage from sticker removal; Still Gift Quality.. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo 9.5 inches tall; 742 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. Defying right- and left-wing boxes, David Stockman provides a catalogue of corrupters and defenders of sound money, fiscal rectitude, and free markets. Stockman's analysis skewers Keynesian spenders and GOP tax-cutters alike, showing how they converged to bloat the welfare state, perpetuate the military-industrial complex, and deplete the revenue base even as the Fed's massive ... View more info

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Rivers, Railways, and Roads: A History of Henderson County, Illinois

By: Sutton, Robert P.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Illinois:, Henderson County Historical,: 1988

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007606

ISBN: 0962037605


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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Unquiet Days: At Home in Poland.

By: Swick, Thomas R.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York:, Ticknor & Fields,: 1991.

Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Full Number Line;

Inscription: <b>SIGNED by the Author</b>

Seller ID: 001950

ISBN: 0395585635


No Flaws or Blemish but a hint of shelf lean; Gift Quality, Dust jacket in protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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Admiral Lord Howe: A Biography
(Library of Naval Biography)

By: Syrett, David

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Anapolis. Maryland, Naval Institute Press: 2005

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010784

ISBN: 1591140064

Condition: New


This long overdue biography also takes a careful look at Howe the skilled diplomat as he sought to forestall the American Revolutionary War through negotiation with Benjamin Franklin and served as First Lord of the Admiralty in the government of Pitt the Younger. It is essential reading for age-of-sail enthusiasts.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

Image for <b> Illuminated Manuscripts Medieval Hunting Scenes </b> (The Hunting Book by Gaston Phoebus)

Illuminated Manuscripts Medieval Hunting Scenes (The Hunting Book by Gaston Phoebus)

By: Text by Gabriel Bise after Gaston Phoiebus; Translated by J. Peter Tallon

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Spain, Miller Graphics: 1978

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010531

Condition: Very Good


A lovely produced book on the various methods of hunting in the 14th century France lavishly illustrated with excellent reproductions.The bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. The only noticeable flaw is minimal age-spotting on the boards and reverse of dust jacket. 4to; 28 cm; 11 inches tall; 108 pages, fully illustrated in full color. View more info

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Story of Lahaina

By: The Lahaina Restoration Foundation

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Maui, Lahaina Restoration Foundation: 1974

Seller ID: 011024

Condition: Near Fine


Second Printing. An excerpt from a report prepared for the County of Maui by Community Planning, Inc. detailing the historical significance and present-day importance. Pictorial stapled wraps. 8.5 inches tall; 24 pages with a timeline of events. Lahaina is the largest census-designated place (CDP) in West Maui, Maui County, Hawaii, United States and includes the Ka'anapali and Kapalua beach resorts. Lahaina encompasses the coast along Hawaii Route 30 from a tunnel at the south end, through Olowalu and to the CDP of Napili-Honokowai to the north. During the tourist season, the p... View more info

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A History of South Africa,

By: Thompson, Leonard

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New Haven and London, Yale University Press: 2001

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 010546

ISBN: 0300087764

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. A comprehensive history of the country, from its earliest human settlements to events prior to European colonization, to the Dutch occupation and the years of apartheid, to its success in becoming an independent nation. View more info

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Bayou Farewell: The Rich Life and Tragic Death of Louisiana's Cajun Coast

By: Tidwell, Mike

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York:, Pantheon,: 2003.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009034

ISBN: 0375420762<br>

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


“Stunning, beautifully written, the best book on Louisiana I have ever read. Tidwell has captured the soul and heart of the Cajun people and describes the loss of their Acadian culture, their beloved wetlands, and their way of life more accurately and poignantly than any other writer I know of.” —James Lee Burke No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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The Charles
[Rivers of America]

By: Tourtellot, Arthur Bernon

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Farrar & Rinehart: 1941

Edition: Second large edition.

Seller ID: 002808

Condition: Very Good


Second large edition. Blue cloth boards. Decorated endpages, top edge stained blue. Bindings square and tight. Clean text. Minor toning. Minimal shelf wear. Dust jacket with price of $2.50 has wear, slight loss, top/bottom spine. Rear pane/spine toned. In a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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War of Nerves: Chemical Warfare from World War I to al-Qaeda

By: Tucker, Jonathan

Price: $34.95

Publisher: New York:, Pantheon,: 2006.

Seller ID: 008561

ISBN: 0375422293


“Fascinating [and] revealing. A sobering look at this new type of warfare . . . Highly informative and important.”—Chris Patsilelis, Houston Chronicle.No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b>Rights in Concord: The response to the counter-inaugural protest activities in Washington, D.C. January 18-20, 1969. A special staff study submitted to the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence.  </b>

Rights in Concord: The response to the counter-inaugural protest activities in Washington, D.C. January 18-20, 1969. A special staff study submitted to the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence.

By: United States, Task Force on Law and Law Enforcement.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U.S.G.P.O.: 1969

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009472

Condition: Very Good


First Printing. xvi, 120, A5 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. Illustrated with b/w photography. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Topics: Nixon, Richard -- (Richard Milhous), -- 1913-1994. Demonstrations -- Washington (D.C.) Manifestations -- Washington (D.C.). Photojournalism.From Introduction: 'This is a study of a series of confrontations between Washington, D. C. government officials, the local police and groups of demonstrators on January 18, 19, 20, 1969, in connection with the Presidential inauguration...' View more info

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The Plains Across: The Overland Emigrants and the Trans-Mississippi West, 1840-60

By: Unruh, John D.

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Urbana, Illinois:, University of Illinois Press,: 1993.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009213

ISBN: 0252006984

Condition: Near Fine in a Good Dust Jacket.


Synthesizes the phenomenon that sent a quarter of a million antebellum pioneers westward, focusing on the interactions between them. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has shelf handling with rubs and minor chipping. View more info

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Rituals of Dinner: The Origins, Evolution, Eccentricities, and Meaning of Table Manners

By: Visser, Margaret

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Grove Wiedenfeld: 1991

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011029

ISBN: 0802111165

Condition: New


Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. First Edition, First Printing. Many dining practices--when to start eating, whether to talk or be silent, seating arrangements, the sequence of dishes--vary enormously from one culture to another. Visser elucidates the differences in a continuously involving and surprising banquet of a book, a worthy successor to her Much Depends on Dinner. Table manners, she notes, impose order and regularity on a situation in which people sit in close proximity, armed (with eating utensils) and vulnerable. This observation leads to a discussion of canniba... View more info

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A Voyage Around the World With the Romanzov Exploring Expedition in the Years 1815-1818 in the Brig Rurik, Captain Otto Von Kotzebue

By: Von Chamisso, Adelbert; Translated by Henry Kratz

Price: $225.00

Publisher: USA, Univ of Hawaii Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010976

ISBN: 0824809831

Condition: Fine


Fine in a Near Fine Dust Jacket. Carefully handled, only flaw is previous owner's name on top of front free endpage. First Edition First Printing. 8vo; 375 pages; with chapter notes, bibliography and index. Illustrated endpages; frontispiece map. The author with his literary interest in writing and a Romantic's interest in Folkways and folklore brings a narrative which stresses the human side of exploration giving valuable insights into the confrontation between European and Pacific cultures in the early 19th century. View more info

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William Henry Jackson: Framing the Frontier

By: Waitley, Douglas

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Missoula, Montana:, Mountain Press Publishing Company,: 1999.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008830

ISBN: 0878423818


William Henry Jackson (1843 – 1942) was an American painter, Civil War veteran, geological survey photographer and an explorer famous for his images of the American West. He was a great-great nephew of Samuel Wilson, the progenitor of America's national symbol Uncle Sam. Jackson worked in multiple camera and plate sizes, under conditions that were often incredibly difficult.] His photography was based on the collodion process invented in 1848. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. Dust Jack... View more info

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The German Genius: Europe's Third Renaissance, the Second Scientific Revolution, and the Twentieth Century

By: Watson, Peter

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2010

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010987

ISBN: 0060760222

Condition: New


The German Genius is a lively and accessible review of over 250 years of German intellectual history. In the process, it explains the devastating effects of World War II, which transformed a vibrant and brilliantly artistic culture into a vehicle of warfare and destruction, and it shows how the German culture advanced in the war's aftermath.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo. 964 pages with chapter notes and index. View more info

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32 in'44: Building the Portsmouth Submarine Fleet in World War II

By: Watterson, Rodney K.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Annapolis, Maryland:, Naval Institute Press,: 2011.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009317

ISBN: 1591149533

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


After averaging the completion of less than two submarines a year in the 1930s, the Portsmouth Navy Yard completed an astonishing thirty-two submarines in 1944 including the simultaneous launching of three submarines. The yard built seventy-nine submarines between 1941 and 1945, a fleet that collectively represented thirty-seven percent of the United States submarines built during the war and sank over one third of the Japanese shipping sunk by United States submarines. 32 in '44 analyzes the factors behind the yard's record setting submarine production that made such a significant cont... View more info

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The World of Model Ships and Boats

By: Williams, Guy R.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York:, G. P. Putman and Sons,: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 004202

Condition: Very Good


First American Edition. 32 color illustrations 200+ B/W. Blue cloth boards with wrap-around decorations. Bindings square and tight, Text clean. Light shelf handling. Dust jacket has a little rubbing top spine and lower rear edge. Now, in a clear Mylar protective sleeve. View more info

Image for <b> The Voyages of the Cabots and the Discovery of North America  </b>[Argonaut Press #7]

The Voyages of the Cabots and the Discovery of North America [Argonaut Press #7]

By: Williamson, James A.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Amsterdam : N. Israel; New York, Da Capo Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition, Thus. Series: Argonaut Press ; Volume 7.

Seller ID: 009549

ISBN: 9060727029

Condition: Fine


This Argonaut Press issue is considered the essential source-book for Cabot and his voyages. Numerous documents have been discovered in the Italian, Spanish and English archives that provide new insights into these events and era. Includes: John and Sebastian Cabot, voyages in 1497 and 1498, Anglo-Portugese voyages from Bristol, North West voyage, voyages of 1517, 1521, 1527, 1536, English expeditions to North America. John Cabot (Italian: Giovanni Caboto; c. 1450 - c. 1500) was a Venetian navigator and explorer whose 1497 discovery of the coast of North America under the commis... View more info

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Indians of the Plains [Native Americans]

By: Wissler, Clark

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Lancaster PA, Lancaster Press: 1948

Edition: Third Edition, Fourth Printing.

Seller ID: 009529

Condition: Very Good


Handbook Series No. 1. Anthropological Papers of the American . Museum of Natural History. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Previous owner's name on front free endpage. 8vo; 20 cm.; 8 inches tall; 172 pages with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with maps drawings and photographs. View more info