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Image for Micronesia Winds of Change: A Book of Readings on Micronesian History

Micronesia Winds of Change: A Book of Readings on Micronesian History

By: N/A

Price: $249.95

Publisher: Micronesia, Trust Territory of the Pacific I: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 871H0524

ISBN: B000J46BN2

Condition: Very Good


B000J46BN2 538 pages. Fifteen maps. Generously illustrated with black and white reproductions of archival photos. "With very few exceptions, the only written sources for the past four hundred years have come not from the islanders themselves, but from the pens of the ship captains, traders, missionaries, administrators and roustabouts who visited the islands from afar. The history of Micronesia, then, is one that is written by foreigners." - from Preface. A sampling of the eighteen chapter titles includes: Conquest and Colonization; On the Road to China; A Nest of Rogues and Runaw... View more info

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The return of the Vikings: Scandinavians in Canada (Canadian culture series)

By: N/A

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Canada, Tantalus Research Limited: 1978

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 115A9003

ISBN: 0919478425

Condition: Fair


0919478425 96 pages. Bibliography. Black and white illustrations. Editor's signature and inscription atop front blank flyleaf which is loose but present. Originally published in 1973. "A sourcebook of materials and suggestions for their use by high school students in learning something of the experiences of Scandinavian immigrants in Canada, and of the cultural heritage of which Scandinavian and other Canadians are the heirs." - from preliminary page. Chapters include: Evidence of early Vikings in North America - the Viking sagas; Early Scandinavian immigrants in Canada and the U... View more info

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Bilingual Today, French Tomorrow - Trudeau's Mast Plan and How it Can be Stopped

By: Andrew, J.V.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Richmond Hill, ON, Canada, BMG Publishing Limited: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 238C9484

Condition: Fair


137 pages. Pursues the implementation of Canada's Official Languages Act to its logical conclusion - the colonization of Canada's nine English-speaking provinces, and of the national capital, by French-speaking Canadians. Author is a retired Lieutenant Commander in the Canadian Air Force. Above-average external wear and soiling. Address label upon half-title page. Unmarked. Binding sound. A worthy reference copy. View more info

Image for The Economic Development of Ceylon - Report of a Mission Organized By the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development at the Request of the Government of Ceylon - Complete in Two Volumes

The Economic Development of Ceylon - Report of a Mission Organized By the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development at the Request of the Government of Ceylon - Complete in Two Volumes

By: Baranyai, Leopold; Biaggi, Francantonio; De Fargues, Jean R.; Ellsworth, Paul T.; Gilmartin, William M.; Godwin, Francis W.; Kruithof, Arie; Luttman-Johnson, John D.M.; Mehta, Amolak R.; Phillips, John F.V.

Price: $499.95

Publisher: Ceylon, Ceylon Government Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 871G2216

Condition: Good


83 plus 448 pages. Twenty-four maps. Many dozens of tables, charts and graphs. Prepared by request of the Government of Ceylon to survey the development potentialities of the country with special consideration given to: Agriculture (particularly rice cultivation, mixed farming, dairying, colonization and resettlement), Irrigation, Fisheries, Forestry, Minerals, Power, Industrial development, Inland transport and shipping, vocational training, Health (including housing and water schemes), General Economics (including public finance, money and banking, savings and investment, balance of payme... View more info

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Muddling through: The remarkable story of the Barr Colonists

By: Bowen, Lynne

Price: $69.95

Publisher: Canada, Douglas & McIntyre: 1992

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 125A5597

ISBN: 155054053X

Condition: Fine


155054053X 234 pages. Sources. Index. Black and white illustrations. "In this heartbreaking and mockingly humorous book, Lynne Bowen explodes the mythology of the legendary Barr Colony, which began as an elephantine disaster in which everyone was sincere but all were ignorant." - Barry Broadfoot. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Pristine copy. View more info

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A History of Sierra Leone

By: Fyfe, Christopher

Price: $395.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241H2527

Condition: Fair


vii, [1], 773 pages. Two fold-out maps at back. Guide to sources References. Index. Author served as Government Archivist in Sierra Leone and produced this work after leaving government service. Lacking dust jacket. Somewhat above-average wear to navy blue cloth. Usual library markings. Minimal markings to contents. Narrow opening along back hinge. Front hinge tender. A worthy reference copy of this highly-informative work. View more info

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The Belgian Congo and The Berlin Act

By: Keith, Arthur Berriedale

Price: $350.00

Publisher: England, Oxford at the Clarendon Press: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H3696

Condition: Fair


344 pages. Index. Aims to "examine in the history of the Independent State of the Congo the defects of the Berlin Act, and to indicate the amendments which must be made in that international compact if it is to serve the high purposes for which it was destined, the extension to central Africa of the benefits of civilization and freedom of trade." - Preface. Former library copy with usual markings. Sturdily rebound in tan buckram. A sound copy. View more info

Image for Canadian Geographical Journal, September [Sept.] 1930, Vol. I, No. 5 - Canada's Forest Wealth / Journey to Simla, India

Canadian Geographical Journal, September [Sept.] 1930, Vol. I, No. 5 - Canada's Forest Wealth / Journey to Simla, India

By: Meredith, R. Brian; Cameron, D. Roy; Kindle, E.M.; Radley, B.G.; Hague, Reece

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, The Canadian Geographical Society: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 658H3479

Condition: Good


X [ads], 363-464 pages. Profusely illustrated with wonderful black and white photos. Features: Colour reproductions of paintings by F.H. Brigden and Charles W. Simpson; Northern Rivers; Unto the Hills; Green Gold - Canada's wealth of forests, including many photos of 1930s logging techniques/technology; Colonization in Quebec - article with many photos; Roof of the World - a photo-illustrated journey to the fascinating Indian city of Simla, by B.G. Radley; Where B.C. Ends - Stewart B.C. and the Portland Canal - article with many great photos; New Books; Glorious nostalgic Canadian ads. Unmar... View more info

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Two Rothschilds and the Land of Israel

By: Schama, Simon

Price: $299.95

Publisher: New Brunswick, New Jersey, Alfred A. Knopf: 1978

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 544G0132

ISBN: 0394501373

Condition: Fine


0394501373 399 pages. Footnotes. Index. Black and white photographic plates. "A pioneering account of one of the most crucial events in modern Jewish history: the part played by Edmond and James de Rothschild in the genesis of the State of Israel." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmarked with negligible wear. Light wear to price-clipped dust jacket. Small publisher's ink stamp to bottom edge of textblock. A quality copy of this important work. View more info

Image for The Constitution and Finance of english, Scottish and Irish Joint-Stock Companies to 1720 - Volume II: Companies for Foreign Trade, colonization, Fishing and Mining

The Constitution and Finance of english, Scottish and Irish Joint-Stock Companies to 1720 - Volume II: Companies for Foreign Trade, colonization, Fishing and Mining

By: Scott, William Robert

Price: $795.00

Publisher: UK, Cambridge: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 126A7085

Condition: Good


504 pages. Index. "The discovery of a number of minute-books and official documents has made it possible in a considerable number of cases to reach conclusions as precise as those obtainable about a modern company in the Official Intelligence or the Stock Exchange Year-Book." - from Preface. Frontis is comprised of a two-page black and white reproduction of a 1622 map illustrating the Somers Islands and the land-holdings of its shareholders. Average soiling and wear. Binding intact. Sound copy. Please note: this book is Volume II (only) of a three-volume set. View more info

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Why Civilizations Collapse; Fields, Dr. E.R. [Introduction]

By: Smith, Drew L.

Price: $79.95

Publisher: USA, Truth at Last Books: 2002

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 545H4047

Condition: Good


80 pages. Second edition of this work first published in 1965. "Author was one of the leaders in the struggle to maintain the segregation of the races. He was a direct descendant of one of our nation's founding fathers, John Witherspoon, a signer of the original Declaration of Independence." - Introduction. The purpose of this book is "to show, without any malice or hatred for any race, the background of the color problem in world history, the way in which it has affected, and is now affecting, the white race, and how the challenge of color may be combatted for the benefit of a... View more info

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The Black Loyalists

By: Walker, James W. St. G.

Price: $99.95

Publisher: U.K., Holmes & Meier Publishers, Inc.: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 241G2911

ISBN: 0841902666

Condition: Fair


0841902666 438 pages. Index. Bibliography. Footnotes. Minimal markings to contents. Covers detached but present. A worthy reference copy. View more info