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 <b>The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn  </b>

The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Little Bighorn

By: Philbrick, Nathaniel

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Books: 2010

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009402

ISBN: 0670021725

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


From the moment Lieutenant Colonel George Custer galloped out of sight on June 25, 1876, controversy commenced and continues, inspiring an immense and often minutiae-minded literature about the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Riding to the rescue of overwhelmed history buffs, Philbrick applies the skills of narrative synthesis to produce a fascinating integration of known fact and defensible speculation that will rivet the reader. --Booklist. Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No flaws to note. 9.25 inches tall, 446 pages with chapter notes, bibliography and index. Illustra... View more info

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Communism: A History (Modern Library Chronicles)

By: Pipes, Richard

Price: $24.95

Publisher: New York, A Modern Library Chronicles Book: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011087

ISBN: 0679640509

Condition: New


From one of our greatest historians, a magnificent reckoning with the modern world's most fateful idea. With astonishing authority and clarity, Richard Pipes has fused a lifetime's scholarship into a single focused history of Communism, from its hopeful birth as a theory to its miserable death as a practice.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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The Audacity to Win: The Inside Story and Lessons of Barack Obama's Historic Victory

By: Plouffe, David

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Viking Adult: 2009

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author

Seller ID: 009453

ISBN: 0670021334

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


SIGNED by the author with an inscription. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity

By: Porter, Roy

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, W W Norton & Co Inc: 1998

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011060

ISBN: 0393046346

Condition: New


A panoramic, illustrated history explores the development of medicine against the backdrop of the religious, scientific, philosophical, and political beliefs of each age, and unearths a treasure trove of medicinal oddities. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. with NYT Book Review laid-in. Topics: History of Medicine. View more info

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The Triumph of Liberty: A 2,000 Year History Told Through the Lives of Freedom's Greatest Champions

By: Powell, James ; Johnson, Paul

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2000

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010650

ISBN: 068485967X

Condition: New


Through 65 pithy, vivid biographical profiles, Powell traces the struggle for freedom from oppression, equality before the law, peace, social justice, toleration of thought, speech and individuality.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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Parting With Illusions
[Soviet Union; Cold War]

By: Pozner, Vladimir

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York:, Atlantic Monthly Press,: 1990.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008624

ISBN: 0871132877<br>


Pozner, a Soviet TV commentator perhaps best known for cohosting (with Phil Donahue) a televised U.S./Soviet "public meeting," is what the American Right fears most--a charming, erudite member of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union who speaks with a strong American accent. In this book, Pozner explains how he came to be who he is, taking the reader from his birth in German-occupied Paris to his formative years in New York City in the 1950s at the beginning of the Red Scare, to his arrival in the Soviet Union during the final years of Stalin. Carefully handled, Text clean, ... View more info

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History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella

By: Prescott, William Hickling; Edited by C. Harvey Gardiner

Price: $16.45

Publisher: New York, The Heritage Press,: 1967

Seller ID: 006670

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, Thus. Illustrated by Lima De Freitas; Color map on endpages; genealogy table; twenty-three four-color illustrations, ten of which are full-page.Hardcover in slipcase. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, Some age spots to text-block. Moderate handling wear to slipcase. Lacks Sandglass collector notes. View more info

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Arsenals of Folly: The Making of the Nuclear Arms Race

By: Rhodes, Richard

Price: $21.95

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2007

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009418

ISBN: 0375414134

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


'Throughout his assiduously researched work, Rhodes cites stunning statistics to support his contention that the nuclear competition has run amok . . . dense with crucial, revealing information obtained from personal interviews and newly declassified documents, Rhodes's Arsenals of Folly is a dramatic and penetrating investigation of the nuclear arms race and its eventual end.' -- The Philadelphia Inquirer. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. First Edition, First Printing. 9.5 inches tall with Chapter Notes, Bibliog... View more info

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The Seventeenth Child

By: Rice, Dorothy Marie; Payne, Lucille Mabel

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New Haven, CT:, Linnet Books,: 1998.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009083

ISBN: 020802414X

Condition: SIGNED by both authors.


A realistic account of an African-American woman, Lucille M. W. Payne, growing up in rural Virginia during the 1930s and 1940s, as recorded and edited by her daughter. The first-person vignettes are uncomplicated and engage readers through imagery. The oral history of the seventeenth child of black sharecroppers, describing her life in Virginia and New Jersey during the Depression. SIGNED by both authors. 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

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Seven Came Through: Rickenbacker's Full Story

By: Rickenbacker, Captain Edward V.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday Doran: 1943

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010248

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, First Printing. Includes "His message to America". With an introduction by W.L. White. Captain Rickenbacker's harrowing World War II adventure in which he and his companions were adrift in the Pacific Ocean for 21 days. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has rubbing along top edge with small closed tears. 8vo; 8.25 inches tall; 118 pages View more info

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The Crusades, Christianity, and Islam (Bampton Lectures in America)

By: Riley-Smith, Jonathan

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Press: 2008

Seller ID: 011088

ISBN: 0231146248

Condition: New


This richly informed little book should be considered essential for understanding crusading, then and now. [Booklist] No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info

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A History of Jordan

By: Robins, Philip

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York, Cambridge University Press: 2004

Seller ID: 010448

ISBN: 0521598958

Condition: Near Fine


Unused, no flaws but age-toning to edges. Philip Robins' survey of Jordan's political history begins in the early 1920s, continues through the years of the British Mandate and traces events over the next half century to the present day. Throughout the period, the country's fortunes were closely identified with its head of state, King Hussein, until his death in 1999. View more info

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The Fall of the Ottomans: The Great War in the Middle East
[World War I]

By: Rogan, Eugene

Price: $19.95

Publisher: New York:, Basic Books: 2015

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 007556

ISBN: 046502307X


In 1914 the Ottoman Empire was depleted of men and resources after years of war against Balkan nationalist and Italian forces. But in the aftermath of the assassination in Sarajevo, the powers of Europe were sliding inexorably toward war, and not even the Middle East could escape the vast and enduring consequences of one of the most destructive conflicts in human history. The Great War spelled the end of the Ottomans, unleashing powerful forces that would forever change the face of the Middle East. No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear prot... View more info

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Destiny's Landfall: A History of Guam,
Revised Edition

By: Rogers, Robert F.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Honolulu:, University of Hawaii Press,: 2011.

Seller ID: 009283

ISBN: 0824833341

Condition: New


This revised edition of the standard history of Guam is intended for general readers and students of the history, politics, and government of the Pacific region. Its narrative spans more than 450 years, beginning with the initial written records of Guam by members of Magellan 1521 expedition and concluding with the impact of the recent global recession on Guam's fragile economy.Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

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India and the Awaking East

By: Roosevelt, Eleanor

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers, Publishers: 1953

Seller ID: 011439

Condition: Very Good


Out of a journey through the East comes this revealing and warmly personal book about the problems and hopes of peoples now coming of age. [from the dust jacket] Publisher's cloth to paper boards, map endpages, photo illustration. Bindings are tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate shelf handling wear. Previous owner's embossed stamp on title page. Dust Jacket is price-clipped with a sun-faded spine and light edge wear. 8.5 inches tall; 237 pages with index. First Edition, First Printing. Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (1884 -1962) was an American politician, di... View more info

Image for Pointing Our Thoughts: Reflections on Harvard and Higher Education, 1991-2001, Foreword by Hanna Holborn Gray

Pointing Our Thoughts: Reflections on Harvard and Higher Education, 1991-2001, Foreword by Hanna Holborn Gray

By: Rudenstine, Neil L.

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University: 2001

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 011084

ISBN: 0674007255

Condition: New


In a collection of more than fifty speeches and writings, Rudenstine eloquently explores topics both timely and timeless, from the educational importance of diversity to the enduring value of the humanities; from the teaching potential of new technologies to the profound benefits of basic research; from developments in the professions and public service to the singular power of education to transform lives.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. View more info

Image for <b>Chicago's Rapid Transit: Volume 1: Rolling Stock 1892-1947   </b>(CERA Bulletin 113)

Chicago's Rapid Transit: Volume 1: Rolling Stock 1892-1947 (CERA Bulletin 113)

By: Ry G. Benedict

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chicago, Central Electric Railfans Assoc.: 1973

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 003447

Condition: Near Fine


Carefully used. No flaws to note. Dust jacket protected in Mylar sleeve. View more info

Image for <b>Where the Birds Never Sing: The True Story of the 92nd Signal Battalion and the Liberation of Dachau  </b><BR>[Holocaust]

Where the Birds Never Sing: The True Story of the 92nd Signal Battalion and the Liberation of Dachau
[Holocaust]

By: Sacco, Jack

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2003

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010298

ISBN: 0060096659

Condition: New


"If you are looking for a great book about heroes in a dark place, read Where the Birds Never Sing." (James Bradley, author of Flags of Our Fathers and Flyboys) No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. View more info

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A Narrative of the Expedition to Algiers in the Year 1816, Under the Command of the Right Hon. Admiral Lord Viscount Exmouth.
British Empire]

By: Salame, Abraham

Price: $450.00

Publisher: London, John Murray: 1819

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010783

Condition: Very Good


In 1816 Lord Exmouth led a successful expedition to free 1000 Christian slaves from Algiers. The author was an interpreter in His Britannic Majesty's Service for the Oriental Languages, who accompanied his Lordship for the subsequent negotiations with the Dey of Algiers. While first appearing to be a success, Exmouth was soon forced to return, and the bombardment of Algiers commenced. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo. [10], cxli, [3], 230, [2] pp. + frontis, 2 folding plates (one hand-colored of costume), and 1 folding map. Early 20th c. half-calf over cloth. Early ink signature to b... View more info

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Inside Collett Dickenson Pearce [Advertising]

By: Salmon, John ; Ritchie, John

Price: $145.00

Publisher: London, B T Batsford Ltd: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010645

ISBN: 0713484039

Condition: Fine


Collett Dickenson Pearce & Partners (CDP) was a British advertising agency which operated from 1960 till 2000. It was founded by John Pearce and Ronnie Dickenson who bought an existing agency owned by John Collett. The agency played a pivotal role in London's cultural shift of the 1960s and was a nursery for a number British creative entrepreneurs who would later enjoy famed careers.Carefully handled, Text clean, Bindings firm. No flaws but a gift inscription on title page. ---- An insider's account of the ground-breaking agency work of Collett Dickenson Pearce. View more info

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