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>God's Terrorists: The Wahhabi Cult and the Hidden Roots of Modern Jihad  </b><br>[Islam; Middle East]

God's Terrorists: The Wahhabi Cult and the Hidden Roots of Modern Jihad
[Islam; Middle East]

By: Allen, Charles

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts:, Da Capo Press,: 2006.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008583

ISBN: 0306815222


"Allen tells his complex story with concision, insight and wide-ranging vision…[and] throws new, if uncomfortable, light on our world." -- London Sunday Times, 2/19/06.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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A New Look at Tennessee History

By: Dyer, J. Pope

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Tennessee:, Self-published: 1980

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009249

Condition: Fine


SIGNED with date by the author. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. No flaws to note. View more info

Image for <b> Abridgment of the History of England<br> with continuation from 1688 to the reign of Queen Victoria, adapted for the use of Schools And an Appendix to 1873 <br><br>[English History]

Abridgment of the History of England
with continuation from 1688 to the reign of Queen Victoria, adapted for the use of Schools And an Appendix to 1873

[English History]

By: Lingard, A. B.; Burke, James

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Baltimore, MD,, John Murphy & Co.,: 1873.

Edition: First American Edition.

Seller ID: 006349


Half pebbled leather with stamped gilt titles to dark brown cloth. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear; touch of rub to lower corners. View more info

Image for <b>Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended  </b><br>[US Soviet Summit]

Reagan and Gorbachev: How the Cold War Ended
[US Soviet Summit]

By: Matlock, Jack

Price: $14.95

Publisher: New York:, Random House,: 2004.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008622

ISBN: 0679463232

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


“A superb analysis of the achievements and problems of the Soviet system and a fascinating account of the people and events that brought its collapse . . .–HERBERT J. ELLISON, professor of Russian history, No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve. 8vo; 363 pages with index. Chapter notes, bibliography. View more info

Image for <b> A Gallop among American Scenery: Or, Sketches of American Scenes and Military Adventure </b>[War of 1812] [Travelogue, early 19th Century USA]

A Gallop among American Scenery: Or, Sketches of American Scenes and Military Adventure [War of 1812] [Travelogue, early 19th Century USA]

By: Silliman, Augustus E.

Price: $135.00

Publisher: New York:, A. S. Barnes & Co.: 1881

Seller ID: 006165

Condition: Near Fine, Collectible.


Travel Adventure and opinion in the early 19th Century including historical fiction of the War of 1812.Contemporary reviews: “…..displays uncommon qualities of style and powers of observation The author has apparently travelled much both in the United States and in Europe His sketches of scenery are brilliantly drawn and his stories and anecdotes well told.” The North American Review, Volume 57. p252. “This is undoubtedly par excellence the book of the season Nothing which has been lately published of the kind can equal it either in the interest of the top... View more info

Image for <b>Storming Little Round Top: The 15th Alabama and Their Fight for the High Ground, July 2, 1863  </b><br>[Civil War]

Storming Little Round Top: The 15th Alabama and Their Fight for the High Ground, July 2, 1863
[Civil War]

By: Tucker, Philip

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA:, Da Capo Press Inc.,: 2002.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 008629

ISBN: 0306811464


"Tucker (Burnside's Bridge) [has succeeded in] revising previous histories by using unpublished letters and combing the archives for other testimony of the Confederates' storming of that famous rocky hill. Tucker brings the battle to life with vivid descriptions of those dramatic events in a volume sure to please Civil War buffs."--Publishers Weekly Unread, Unopened, No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality but remainder mark on lower edge. View more info

Image for <b>Cloak and Gown: Scholars in the Secret War, 1939-1961.   </b><br>[Cold War, CIA]

Cloak and Gown: Scholars in the Secret War, 1939-1961.
[Cold War, CIA]

By: Winks, Robin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New Haven and London:, Yale University Press,: 1996.

Edition: Second Edition.

Seller ID: 008685

ISBN: 0300065248


The CIA and its World War II predecessor, the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), were for many years largely populated by members of Ivy League colleges, particularly Yale. In this highly acclaimed book, Robin Winks explores the underlying bonds between the university and the intelligence communities, introducing a fascinating cast of characters that include safe-crackers and experts in Azerbaijani as well as such social luminaries as Paul Mellon, David Bruce, John P. Marquand, Jr., and William Vanderbilt. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality.... View more info

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Adventures of British Seamen in the Southern Ocean, Displaying the Striking Contrasts Which the Human Character Exhibits in an Uncivilized State.

By: (Murray, H. Editor)

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Edinburgh, Printed for Constable & Co: 1827

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 011017

Condition: Good


12mo, xi, 353 pp. b/w engraved title, frontispiece Portrait of Tippahee, from an Original Drawing in the Possession of George Brown Esq. With extra engraved title designating this as part of the Constable's Miscellany of Original and Selected Publications in the Various Departments of Literature, Science, & the Arts. Vol IV.Contains: Part 1 ---Narrative of the shipwreck of the Antelope in August 1783; with an Account of the Pelew islands to the Present Time. Part 2 Mutiny of the Bounty with Consequences Arising from it; ---Bligh's Voyage through the Pacific in an Open Boat. ---... View more info

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Warriors of the Crescent .
[India; Mughal Empire; Mongal]

By: Adams, W. H. Davenport (William Henry Davenport), 1828-1891

Price: $85.00

Publisher: New York:, D. Appleton and Company,: 1890.

Edition: First Edition – American.

Seller ID: 005709

Condition: vi, 317 p. front., plates. 10 page publisher adverts. <br>


Topics: Timur, 1336-1405; Akbar, emperor of Hindustan, 1542-1605; Humayun, Emperor of Hindustan, 1508-1556; Jahangir, Emperor of Hindustan, 1569-1627; Babur, Emperor of Hindustan, 1483-1530; Mahmud; Jahan; Aurangzib. Bindings square and tight. Minimal wear. Moderate even toning to clean text. Embossed stamp on title page and number written on title page and copyright page. Appears to have new endpages. Remnant of a spine sticker on spine. Probably from a private library. View more info

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Alabama: Mounds to Missiles

By: Akens, Helen Morgan & Brown, Virginia Pounds

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Huntsville, Alabama, The Strode Publishers: 1962

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009332

Condition: Very Good


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 light edge wear and sun-fading on the spine. 8vo; 196 pages with index; Illustrated by Don Davis. 9.75 inches tall. View more info

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The Mother Lode [California Gold Rush Sites Guide Book]

By: Automobile Club of California

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Los Angles, Automobile Club of California: 1985

Seller ID: 010504

Condition: Very Good


The guidebook focuses on the 267-mile stretch of SR 49 between Mariposa and Sierraville with additional descriptions of the most rewarding side-trips. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Moderate handling wear. 8.25 inches tall; 74pages with brief biographies of several notable persons from the era. Vintage b/w photographs and maps. View more info

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The Caged Virgin: An Emancipation Proclamation for Women and Islam

By: Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Price: $12.95

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010527

ISBN: 0743288335

Condition: Fine


Muslims who explore sources of morality other than Islam are threatened with death, and Muslim women who escape the virgins' cage are branded whores. So asserts Ayaan Hirsi Ali's profound meditation on Islam and the role of women, the rights of the individual, the roots of fanaticism, and Western policies toward Islamic countries and immigrant communities. Hard-hitting, outspoken, and controversial,No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal handling; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

Image for <b> The Jamestown Voyages Under The First Charter 1606-1609. Volume 1 </b>

The Jamestown Voyages Under The First Charter 1606-1609. Volume 1

By: Barbour, Philip L.- Editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: London, The Hakluyt Society Cambridge University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 010288

Condition: Fine


Documents relating to the foundation of Jamestown and the history of the Jamestown colony up to the departure of Captain John Smith. Publication 136 of Hakluyt Society second series. 8vo; 22cm; 8.5 inches tall; xxiii, 247 PP with 1 facsimile of title page and 2 maps, plus 1 folded map and 2 b/w plates.Fine in a Near Fine Dust Jacket. Only a hint of sun-fading to the dust jacket. View more info

Image for <B>The Doctors of Revolution: 19th Century Thinkers Who Changed the World</b>

The Doctors of Revolution: 19th Century Thinkers Who Changed the World

By: Barer, Shlomo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York:, Thames & Hudson,: 2000.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 003040

ISBN: 0500018847


No flaws or blemishes but minimal retail handling, still gift quality. Bindings square and tight, clean text.The French Revolution of 1789, sparked off an extraordinary explosion of political, economic and social agitation, the effects of which are still felt today in all parts of the world. German philosophers, French politicians, Russian aristocrats, poets and working-men of varying nationalities and origins were caught up in this ferment; but its two towering figures were Marx and Engels, the archangels of the international Socialist movement. The great German poet, Heine, cal... View more info

Image for From Dawn to Decadence: 1500 to the Present: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life

From Dawn to Decadence: 1500 to the Present: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life

By: Barzun, Jacques

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Harper: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 010851

ISBN: 0060175869

Condition: New


Highly regarded here and abroad for some thirty works of cultural history and criticism, master historian Jacques Barzun has now set down in one continuous narrative the sum of his discoveries and conclusions about the whole of Western culture since 1500.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. Later printing; 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; with Chapter Notes, Index of persons and General Index. View more info

Image for <b>Santa Ana: The People, the Pueblo, and the History of Tamaya  </b><br>[Native American]

Santa Ana: The People, the Pueblo, and the History of Tamaya
[Native American]

By: Bayer, Laura ; Montoya, Floyd

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Albuquerque, Univ of New Mexico Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009504

ISBN: 0826315151

Condition: Fine in a Fine Dust Jacket


Relying on oral tradition, as well as documentary sources, this book traces Santa Ana Pueblo's history from the sixteenth century to the recent past. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal retail handling; Still Gift Quality. ------- First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 387 pages with Chapter Notes, and index. View more info

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Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution

By: Beeman, Richard

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2009

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010611

ISBN: 1400065704

Condition: New


From distinguished historian Richard Beeman comes a dramatic and engrossing account of the men who met in Philadelphia during the summer of 1787 to design a radically new form of government. Plain, Honest Men takes readers behind the scenes and beyond the debate to show how the world's most enduring constitution was forged through conflict, compromise, and, eventually, fragile consensus.No Flaws or Blemishes; Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. View more info

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Over the Edge of the World: Magellan's Terrifying Circumnavigation of the Globe

By: Bergreen, Laurence

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2003

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 010799

ISBN: 0066211735

Condition: New


No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; 9.5 inches tall; 458 pages with Chapter Notes, Bibliography and Index. Color Illustrations. This is the first time in nearly half a century that anyone has attempted to narrate the complete story of Magellan's unprecedented circumnavigation of the globe -- to tell this truly gripping and profoundly important story of heroism, discovery, and disaster. A voyage into history, a tour of the world emerging from the Middle Ages into the Renaissance, an anthropological account of tribes, l... View more info

Image for <b>Dr. Alexander Garden of Charles Town  </b>

Dr. Alexander Garden of Charles Town

By: Berkeley, Edmund; Berkeley, Dorothy Smith

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC:, University of North Carolina Press,: 1969.

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: 009038

Condition: Very Good in a Very Good Dust Jacket.


Alexander Garden, physician and naturalist of the colonial period and one of the outstanding American scientists of the 18th century. The gardenia is named after him. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. Minimal handling wear. Dust Jacket with price is in a new clear protective Mylar sleeve has light handling wear with minor wear at spine tips. View more info

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Ideology and the Irish Question: Ulster Unionism and Irish Nationalism 1912-1916

By: Bew, Paul

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Mass, Oxford University Press, USA: 1998

Seller ID: 010308

ISBN: 0198207085

Condition: New


SIGNED with an inscription by the author. No Flaws or Blemishes but minimal shelf handling; Still Gift Quality. View more info