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Hitler's Pope: The Secret History of Pius XII, John Cornwell
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John Cornwell
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Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, United Nations General Assembly
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Persia and The Greeks - The Defence of the West c.546-478 B.C., A. R. Burn
1 A. R. Burn Persia and The Greeks - The Defence of the West c.546-478 B.C.
Gerald Duckworth 231542 1970 Second Edition 0715617656 / 9780715617656 Softcover Very Good Condition In this volume the writer concludes a program of work undertaken many years ago, attempting to produce a readable account of the early age of Greece, from the age of the Trojan War (in Minoans, Philistines and Greeks, 1930) and the late prehistoric (in The World of Hesiod, 1936; both long out of print, and the former largely out of date), through The Lyric Age of Greece (1960), to the eve of the rise of the Athenian Empire. The rise of Greek civilisation was described in the last-named book; in the present work we begin with that of the Persians, one of the great imperial peoples of history, who deserve more sympathetic treatment than, from our inevitably and rightly phil-Hellenic point of view, they have sometimes received. The Persian Wars themselves, too, embrace much more than the great culminating episode of Xerxes' invasion, which Thucydides dismissed as 'settled by two battles at sea and two on land'. He would have been more just if he had compared that, not to the whole length of the Peloponnesian War, but to the one episode of the Sicilian expedition. The Persian wars too, together with the simultaneous struggle against Persia's allies, the Phoenicians, were a prolonged though intermittent series of campaigns, ranging in time from Cyrus' conquest of Ionia in 546 to Kimon's last campaign in Cyprus in 450, and in space extending throughout the whole length of the Mediterranean. To trace the course and connections of these campaigns, together with the rise, just in time to be the decisive factor, of the democracy of Athens and of its sea-power, is a task the more worth attempting for the fact that it has not been the subject of a full-length study since that of Grundy, published in 1899. With a postscript by D. M. Lewis. 612 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0715617656. ISBN/EAN: 9780715617656. Inventory No: 231542. Paperback 
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The Pelican History Of Greece - Blue Pelican Book, A.R. Burn
2 A.R. Burn The Pelican History Of Greece - Blue Pelican Book
Pelican / Penguin Books 231191 Great Britain 1965 0140207929 / 9780140207927 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket 411 pages. Light browning to page edges. A bit worn around the edges with a few bumps collected no doubt over the years from normal use.. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Ancient History; History; ISBN: 0140207929. ISBN/EAN: 9780140207927. Inventory No: 231191. Paperback 
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Quarrel With The King - The Story Of An English Family On The High Road To Civil War, Adam Nicolson
3 Adam Nicolson Quarrel With The King - The Story Of An English Family On The High Road To Civil War
HarperCollins 231173 USA 2008 First Edition 0061154318 / 9780061154317 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good In Quarrel with the King, Adam Nicolson, the bestselling author of God's Secretaries and Seize the Fire, explores questions of loyalty, power, betrayal, and rebellion, as witnessed through the life and times of one of England's richest and most influential families. Spanning the most turbulent and dramatic years of English history--from the 1520s to 1650--Quarrel with the King tells the story of four generations of the Pembroke family, following their glamorous trajectory across 130 years of change, ambition, resistance, and war, culminating in rebellion against the king. 306 pages. Pen mark to bottom of page edges indicating remainder mark. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: History::Great Britain; History; ISBN/EAN: 9780061154317. Inventory No: 231173. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Sissinghurst - An Unfinished History, Adam Nicolson
4 Adam Nicolson Sissinghurst - An Unfinished History
HarperPress 224695 London 2009 0007240554 / 9780007240555 Softcover Very Good Condition 358 pages. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Great Britain; History; ISBN/EAN: 9780007240555. Inventory No: 224695. Paperback 
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Jefferson & Madison - The Great Collaboration, Adrienne Koch
5 Adrienne Koch Jefferson & Madison - The Great Collaboration
Galaxy / Oxford University Press 226502 New York 1964 Softcover Good Condition This book is an important and original interpretation of the half-century friendship between Thomas Jefferson and James Madison. It shows how the two philosopher statesmen jointly worked out the philosophy of democracy in the clash of contending interests. It is a contribution to the history of ideas and to a fuller understanding of two political realists who founded their faith on the people and envisaged the American republic as an experiment in liberty. Miss Koch goes behind formal statements and outward events to reveal Jefferson and Madison in their fight for democratic but strong government, free of religious ties, unafraid of political criticism, protective of civil liberties, and dedicated to learning. She recreates the personal drama and re-evaluates the political and philosophic significance of their views on federal authority, the French Revolution, the two-party system, the Alien and Sedition Acts, the public debt, the Supreme Court, the Louisiana Purchase, the location of the federal capitol, and the support of education in a free society. Foxing and discolouration to covers. 294 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; United States; History; Inventory No: 226502. Paperback 
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The Enduring Past [Archaeology of the Ancient World for Australians], Aedeen Cremin [Editor]
6 Aedeen Cremin [Editor] The Enduring Past [Archaeology of the Ancient World for Australians]
New South Wales University Press 231850 NSW, Australia 1988 Reprint 0868401145 / 9780868401140 Softcover Very Good Condition Richly illustrated with over 300 black and white photographs, drawings and maps. 230 pages. Previous owners name on front blank endpaper. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Ancient History; Archaeology; Antiques & Collectibles. ISBN: 0868401145. ISBN/EAN: 9780868401140. Inventory No: 231850. Paperback 
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Appartement In Brussels, Alan D. Mickle
7 Alan D. Mickle Appartement In Brussels
Robertson & Mullins Limited 2208 Melbourne 1945 Hardcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket Red boards, slight rubbing and bumps to corners. 219 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; Australia; History; Inventory No: 2208. Hardcover 
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Five Letters from An Eastern Empire, Alasdair Gray
8 Alasdair Gray Five Letters from An Eastern Empire
Penguin 60s / Penguin Books 226626 Great Britain 1995 0146000447 / 9780146000447 Softcover Good Condition Small Format Describing etiquette, government, irrigation, education, clogs, kites, rumour, poetry, justice, massage, town-planning, sex and ventriloquism in an obsolete nation. Alasdair Gray was born in 1934. He obtained a diploma in Design and Mural Painting in 1957 and has since earned his living in Glasgow, mostly by painting and writing. Size: Small Format. 54 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0146000447. ISBN/EAN: 9780146000447. Inventory No: 226626. Paperback 
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A Literary History of England. Book I: The Middle Age, to 1500 (Kemp Malone, Albert C. Baugh). Book II: The Renaissance, 1500-1660 (Tucker Brooke, Matthias A. Shaaber). Book III: The Restoration and Eigtheenth Century, 1660-1789 (George Sherburn, Donald F. Bond). Book IV: The Nineteenth Century and After, 1789-1939 (Samuel C. Chew, Richard D. Altick)., Albert C. Baugh
9 Albert C. Baugh A Literary History of England. Book I: The Middle Age, to 1500 (Kemp Malone, Albert C. Baugh). Book II: The Renaissance, 1500-1660 (Tucker Brooke, Matthias A. Shaaber). Book III: The Restoration and Eigtheenth Century, 1660-1789 (George Sherburn, Donald F. Bond). Book IV: The Nineteenth Century and After, 1789-1939 (Samuel C. Chew, Richard D. Altick).
Routledge & Kegan Paul 225268 London 1976 0710062621 / 9780710062628 Hardcover Good Condition Good 1796 pages. Tanning to page edges. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: History::Great Britain; History; ISBN: 0710062621. ISBN/EAN: 9780710062628. Inventory No: 225268. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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August 1914, Alexander Solzhenitsyn
10 Alexander Solzhenitsyn August 1914
Farrar, Straus and Giroux 233060 New York 1972 0374106843 / 9780374106843 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Translated by Michael Glenny. In his monumental narrative of the outbreak of the First World War and the ill-fated Russian offensive into East Prussia, Solzhenitsyn has written what Nina Krushcheva, in The Nation, calls "a dramatically new interpretation of Russian history." The assassination of tsarist prime minister Pyotr Stolypin, a crucial event in the years leading up to the Revolution of 1917, is reconstructed from the alienating viewpoints of historical witnesses. The sole voice of reason among the advisers to Tsar Nikolai II, Stolypin died at the hands of the anarchist Mordko Bogrov, and with him perished Russia's last hope for reform. Translated by H.T. Willetts. August 1914 is the first volume of Solzhenitsyn's epic, The Red Wheel; the second is November 1916. Each of the subsequent volumes will concentrate on another critical moment or "knot," in the history of the Revolution. Translated by H.T. Willetts. Map endpapers. 622 pages. Literature Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: Literature; United States; History; History. ISBN: 0374106843. ISBN/EAN: 9780374106843. Inventory No: 233060. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Time - From Micro-Seconds to Millenia - A Search for the Right Time, Alexander Waugh
11 Alexander Waugh Time - From Micro-Seconds to Millenia - A Search for the Right Time
Headline 229318 Great Britain 1999 First Edition 0747221782 / 9780747221784 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good Questions how seconds, minutes and hours were agreed, why there is no decimal time, why there are seven days in a week, twelve months in a year and not thirteen are all raised and answered as Waugh looks at every aspect of time - from the beginning and the Big Bang to clock time, calendar and the end itself, the Big Crunch. 277 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; History; ISBN: 0747221782. ISBN/EAN: 9780747221784. Inventory No: 229318. Hardcover 
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The Vikings - Warriors and Traders, Alexandra Sanmark, Fredrik Sundman
12 Alexandra Sanmark, Fredrik Sundman The Vikings - Warriors and Traders
Scanvik A/S 230533 Latvia 2008 First Edition 8779250130 / 9788779250130 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Near Fine Condition English and Danish language. 115 pages. Illustrated with colour photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; ISBN/EAN: 9788779250130. Inventory No: 230533. Hardcover 
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A History of Modern France Volume 2: From The First Empire to The Second Empire 1799-1871, Alfred Cobban
13 Alfred Cobban A History of Modern France Volume 2: From The First Empire to The Second Empire 1799-1871
Pelican / Penguin Books 227349 Great Britain 1968 Reprint Softcover Good Condition A525. 247 pages. Tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: History; History; Countries::France. Inventory No: 227349. Paperback 
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Ecological Imperialism The Biological Expansion of Europe 900-1900, Alfred W. Crosby
14 Alfred W. Crosby Ecological Imperialism The Biological Expansion of Europe 900-1900
Cambridge University Press 232555 USA 1991 0521336139 / 9780521336130 Softcover Very Good Condition People of European descent form the bulk of the population in most of the temperate zones of the world - North America, Australia and New Zealand. The military successes of European imperialism are easy to explain; in many cases they were a matter of firearms against spears. But as Alfred Crosby explains in his highly original and fascinating book, the Europeans' displacement and replacement of the native peoples in the temperate zones was more a matter of biology than of military conquest. 368 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; Science::Ecology. ISBN: 0521336139. ISBN/EAN: 9780521336130. Inventory No: 232555. Paperback 
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The Ghost Dance, Alice McLerran
15 Alice McLerran The Ghost Dance
Clarion Books 232936 New York, USA 1995 First Edition 0395631688 / 9780395631683 Hardcover (Printed Boards) Very Good Condition No Dust Jacket Paul Morin A ravishing illustrated re-telling of the Ghost Dance, which gave hope to the Native Americans and dread to the white invaders, who banned it culminating in the eventual massacre at Wounded Knee. HB, glossy pictorial boards, pictorial epp, VG++/--, unpaged, c.28pp, full col ills. Light rubbing, to covers, inside is clean, square and tight with no markings. Illustrator: Paul Morin. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; Children's::Children's Large Format Illustrated; History; Non Fiction. ISBN: 0395631688. ISBN/EAN: 9780395631683. Inventory No: 232936. Hardcover 
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Eleanor of Aquitaine - By The Wrath of God, Queen of England, Alison Weir
16 Alison Weir Eleanor of Aquitaine - By The Wrath of God, Queen of England
Pimlico 233768 Great Britain 2000 0712673172 / 9780712673174 Softcover Good Condition No Dust Jacket Eleanor, Duchess of Aquitaine was one of the leading personalities of the Middle Ages and also one of the most controversial. She was beautiful, intelligent and wilful, and in her lifetime there were rumours about her that were not without substance. She had been reared in a relaxed and licentious court where the arts of the troubadours flourished, and was even said to have presided over the fabled Courts of Love. Eleanor married in turn Louis VII of France and Henry II of England, and was the mother of Richard the Lionheart and King John. She lived to be 82, but it was only in old age that she triumphed over the adversities and tragedies of her earlier years and became virtual ruler of England. Eleanor has exerted a fascination over writers and biographers for 800 years, but the prevailing myths and legends that attach to her name still tend to obscure the truth. By careful research, Alison Weir has produced a vivid biography with a fresh and provocative perspective on this extraordinary woman 444 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History::Great Britain; History; ISBN: 0712673172. ISBN/EAN: 9780712673174. Inventory No: 233768. Paperback 
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The Turners of Huia, Allan Kirk and Harvey Turner [Signed Edition]
17 Allan Kirk and Harvey Turner [Signed Edition] The Turners of Huia
Author House 227627 New Zealand 1967 Reprint Hardcover Very Good Good By Photographs A local history of the Turner family and their pioneering life at Little Huia on the shores of Manukau Harbour. 124 pages. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Illustrated with colour and black and white photographs. Illustrator: By Photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History; Signed Editions; History; Countries::New Zealand. Inscribed by Author. Inventory No: 227627. Hardcover Inscribed by Author
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Price: 31.50 AUD 26.78 AUD 
 
 
Mistress of Evergreen Plantation - Rachel O'Connor's Legacy of Letters 1823-1845, Allie Bayne Windham Webb
18 Allie Bayne Windham Webb Mistress of Evergreen Plantation - Rachel O'Connor's Legacy of Letters 1823-1845
State University of New York Press 226958 USA 1983 0873956664 / 9780873956666 Trade Paperback Good Condition No Dust Jacket 304 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Biography; Biography & Autobiography; History::American History. ISBN: 0873956664. ISBN/EAN: 9780873956666. Inventory No: 226958. Paperback 
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Measuring America - How The United States Was Shaped By The Greatest Land Sale In History, Andro Linklater
19 Andro Linklater Measuring America - How The United States Was Shaped By The Greatest Land Sale In History
HarperCollins 230912 London 2002 0007108877 / 9780007108879 Hardcover Very Good Condition Very Good "This expertly written and eminently enjoyable chronicle is highly recommended for history and history of science collections." -Library Journal"Make room on the library shelf for the never-before-told saga of the survey that converted the vast wilderness west of the Ohio River into a commodity marked out for government sale." -Booklist, Starred ReviewHow we ultimately gained the American Customary System-the last traditional system in the world-and how Gunter's chain indelibly imprinted its dimensions on the land, on cities, and on our culture from coast to coast is both an exciting human and intellectual drama and one of the great untold stories in American history. Sagely argued and beautifully written, Measuring America offers readers nothing less than the opportunity to see America's history-and our democracy-in a brilliant new light. 312 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 2-3 kilos. Category: History::American History; History; ISBN: 0007108877. ISBN/EAN: 9780007108879. Inventory No: 230912. This book is extra heavy, and may involve extra shipping charges to some countries. Hardcover 
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Price: 24.00 AUD 20.40 AUD 
 
 
The Romans Pop-Up: A Pop-Up Book To Make Yourself, Andy and Maggie Hall
20 Andy and Maggie Hall The Romans Pop-Up: A Pop-Up Book To Make Yourself
Tarquin Publications 233799 Great Britain 1990 Second Edition 0906212294 / 9780906212295 Softcover Very Good Condition Ancient Civilizations Pop-Ups (In association with British Museum Publications) Tarquin pop-ups are a special kind of 'do-it-yourself' activity book. Not only is there the fun of making the scenes and seeing them pop-up but they are full of interesting information and ideas. Each book contains six main scenes to make and there are a number of mini pop-ups as well. Close the book and they fold away. Open it and they pop up again. These vivid colorful 3-dimensional scenes help to bring Ancient Civilizations to life in a way which no other kind of book can. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; Rare & Collectible::Rare & Collectible. ISBN: 0906212294. ISBN/EAN: 9780906212295. Inventory No: 233799. Paperback 
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