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Power: A Political History of the Twentieth Century

By: N/A

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Oxford University Press: 1990

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 42504052

ISBN: 0195207939

Condition: Good


0195207939 256 pages including index. Offers a richly illustrated account of the conflicts between ideologies and nations that have made our century the most violent in history. Front endpaper removed. Usual library markings. Average wear. Solid copy. View more info

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Western Liberalism: A History in Documents from Locke to Croce

By: N/A

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, Longman Publishing Group: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 566A9614

ISBN: 0582488311

Condition: Good


0582488311 810 pages. "... will be widely welcomed by those involved in the study and teaching of history, politics and philosophy, and by anyone interested in the intellectual tradition that has done so much to shape the modern world." - from back cover. Average wear. Binding intact. Unmarked. Sound working copy. View more info

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Two Years of French Foreign Policy. Vichy 1940-1942 (tudes d'histoire conom...

By: Adrienne Doris Hytier

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Paris, Librairie Minard: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 545H3705

ISBN: B00CU9YP4G

Condition: Good


B00CU9YP4G 402 pages. Extensive bibliography. Text in English. The first work to study the Vichy period as a whole, and for its own sake. Chapters include: Inventory; The Breeaking Up of a Partnership; Uneasy Relations With England; The Vanquished and the Victor; Collaboration; A New Name Enters French History - Montoire; The Neutrals; The Laval Crisis; Darlan Tries His Hand; Collaboration At a Price; The Last Months. Prior owner's details atop first blank leaf, otherwise unmarked with average wear. Two inch opening between bottom of back cover and spine. Binding intact. A worthy copy. View more info

Germany East: Dissent and Opposition

By: Allen, Bruce

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Montreal, PQ, Canada, Black Rose Books: 1991

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 34502514

ISBN: 0921689969

Condition: Very Good


0921689969 226 pages including notes, glossary and bibliography. Author's signature and inscription upon half-title page. "This work on the scope of dissent in East Germany integrates the post World War II uprising and the birth of the oppositional forces with the 1980s social change movements." - from back cover. "....Proves the existence of an internal opposition.." - Montreal Mirror. Very light wear and soiling. Excellent copy. View more info

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Eichmann in Jerusalem 1ST Edition

By: Arendt, Hannah

Price: $249.95

Publisher: USA, VIKING PRESS: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 733H0909

ISBN: B006E2PU80

Condition: Fair


B006E2PU80 275 pages. Bibliography. Index. Arendt's "command of politics and philosophy, her study of the Nuremberg trials and the Successor trials make it possible for her to isolate the points of international law and human justice raised in Jerusalem and valid throughout the world. Her report markes a notable step forward in the exploration of the human condition." - from dust jacket. Bits of writing upon front free endpaper. Somewhat above-average wear to book. Above-average wear to price-clipped dust jacket which is now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart. A wor... View more info

The Twilight Struggle: Tales of the Cold War

By: Attwood, William

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, Harpercollins: 1987

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 73406411

ISBN: 0060390689

Condition: Very Good


0060390689 433 pages. Prior owner's name upon front endpaper. Author has covered the world since 1946; his career has thus spanned four decades of the cold war. As an American Ambassador in two countries and at the U.N., as an editor of Look, as publisher of Newsday, and as a foreign correspondent for other publications, he has kept close to the principal events and personalities of his time. Now, he has created this uniquely intimate history of the cold war, from Churchill at Fulton, Missouri to Reagan at Reykjavik. View more info

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The Vatican in World Politics.

By: Avro Manhattan

Price: $295.00

Publisher: New York, Gaer Associates: 1949

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 344H2864

ISBN: B000NQFNX0

Condition: Fair


B000NQFNX0 444 pages. Index. "No political event or circumstance can be evaluated without the knowledge of the Vatican's part in it. And no significant world political situation exists in which the Vatican does not play an important or implicit part. Presents with singular clarity and without bias the conflicts between the Roman church and the freedoms of democracy." - Foreword. This copy is a third printing from 1949. Average wear. Binding intact. Faint moisture marks to upper corner of most pages. Dust jacket not included. Prior owner's name inside front board. A sound ref... View more info

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Newsweek Magazine, August (Aug.) 10, 1981 - Japan's High-Tech Challenge

By: Barton, Clare Bishop; Axthelm, Pete; Greenfield, Meg; et al

Price: $99.95

Publisher: New York, Newsweek: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4886

Condition: Good


72 pages. Features: Two-page color-photo ad for the Ford Series 10 tractor, "The World Tractor"; The Tuskegee Airmen Keep on Flying - the 99th Fighter Squadron and the 332nd Fighter Group and the 477th Bomber Group were the only all-black flying units organized by the US Air Force in WWII; Justice Rose Bird of the California Supreme Court; Reagan's War on Drugs - major article with photos, including George Bush Sr. leaning on bales of marijuana; Tax Bill politics in D.C.; A New Look at Child Labor; Jimmy Hoffa Legally Dead; Killenworth Mansion on Long Island - Soviet nest spying on l... View more info

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The Dearborn Independent - Chronicler of the Neglected Truth, September (Sept.) 4, 1926 - The Poor Indian Has Few Rights

By: Benson, Alllan L.; Beckman, James W.; McConnell, Burt M.; Clark Marian Bruce; Adams, Randolph G.; Kelsey, Easton T.; Whiting, May B.; Masson, Thomas L.; Roof, Katherine Metcalf

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Dearborn, Michigan, The Dearborn Publishing Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 838G4921

Condition: Good


32 pages. Features: The Senator Nobody Knows - William E. Borah will not play politics; Our Soldiers and Reform of Court-Martial System - Ex-Noncommissioned Officer says that in the World War American Soldiers were tried by Court-Martial System of George III; Heroes of the Air Mail - they carry on every day of the year, through rain or fog, over mountains and treacherous valleys; Lo! The Poor Indian, A Citizen Who Has Few Rights; Did High Freight Rates Occasion the Discovery of America?; Henry Ford's Page - America is a challenge to other nations to put their social foundations at the bottom... View more info

Modern Germany 2ed: Society, Economy and Politics in the Twentieth Century

By: Berghahn, V. R.

Price: $39.95

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Cambridge University Press: 1990

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 74108935

ISBN: 0521347483

Condition: Good


0521347483 341 pages including index. Provides a comprehensive overview and interpretation of the development of Germany in the twentieth century, a country whose history has decisively shaped the map and the politics of modern Europe and the world in which we live. Date rubber stamped inside front cover. Large black marker initials upon front flyleaf. Average wear. Markings to first half of text. View more info

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Crystallizing Public Opinion

By: Bernays, Edward L.

Price: $6,500.00

Publisher: New York, Boni and Liveright: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 227A7944

Condition: Good


218 pages. Bernays was a nephew of Sigmund Freud and in recent years has come to be known as "The Father of Spin." In this very rare first edition copy Bernays "... Tries to set down the broad principles that govern the new profession of public relations counsel... This profession in a few years has developed from the status of circus agent to what is obviously an important position in the conduct of the world's affairs." - from Foreward. Sections include: Scope and Functions; The Group and Herd; Technique and Method; Ethical Relations. Binding intact. Average wear and soi... View more info

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Zones of Strain: Memoir of the Early Cold War (Hoover Press publication)

By: Bowman, Alfred Connor

Price: $99.95

Publisher: USA, Hoover Institution Press,U.S.: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 124A5617

ISBN: 0817977317

Condition: Fine


0817977317 175 pages. Index. "Personal account of a critical episode in the history of post-World War II Europe. Focuses upon Colonel Alfred Connor Bowman's experiences as head of the Allied Military Government in the Venezia Giulia area on the northeastern shore of the Adriatic during the years 1945-1947." - from dust jacket. Clean, bright and unmarked with minimal wear. Dust jacket now preserved in glossy new archival-grade Brodart cover. Excellent copy. View more info

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Pilgrim Partners; Forty Years of British-American Fellowship

By: Brittain H

Price: $4,500.00

Publisher: London, Hutchinson: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 163H4369

ISBN: B007SJCMS4

Condition: Fair


B007SJCMS4 156 pages. Index. Seventeen black and white plates. "In this unusual and important book, the author traces the remarkable history of 'The Pilgrims,' a unique organization which may well prove the basis and meeting-ground for an even closer fellowship between the the two great English-speaking peoples on whose constant friendship the peace of the world so largely depends." - from dust jacket. "The goal to move America into global government is not new. It was the goal of many British aristocrats, specifically Cecil Rhodes and industrialist Andrew Carnegie, along with ... View more info

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The Illustrated London News, Saturday, June 19, 1948: "Kobenhavn" Sinks After Striking Floating Mine

By: Bryant, Arthur; Squire, Sir John; Falls, Cyril; et al

Price: $199.95

Publisher: London, The Illustrated London News and Sketch Ltd.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 338H0974

Condition: Good


Pages 677-704. Features: Cover photo of massive disappointed crowd after cancellation of Trooping The Colour due to poor weather forecast; Colour ad by the Nuffield Organization inside front cover explains how the export of their cars return bread to Britain; Air photo of the great Roman amphitheater at Verulamium; Two pages of illustrations of 10 centuries old St. Albans; Six nice photos illustrate the Rumanian Royal wedding in Athens where ex-King Michael married Princess Anne; Six photos of the battle for the Ashes - England plays Australia at Nottingham; Four dramatic photos illustrate th... View more info

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Between Two Ages: America's Role in the Technetronic Era

By: Brzezinski, Zbigniew

Price: $499.95

Publisher: New York, Penguin Books: 1972

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 163A3891

ISBN: 0670003182

Condition: Very Good


0670003182 334 pages including index. "This is one of the most original books on political and social thought to appear in recent years. The author projects the impact of technology and electronics on the political and social values of the United States, the Soviet Union, and other 'post-industrial' states." - Foreign Affairs. Brzezinski has been one of the most influential men in America for decades. Clean, bright and unmarked with very light wear. Binding tight. An excellent copy of this significant work. View more info

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War is a Racket

By: Butler, Smedley D.

Price: $795.00

Publisher: New York, Round Table Press: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 326H1284

ISBN: B0029PRTSK

Condition: Fair


B0029PRTSK iv, 52 pages. First printing. "War is a racket. It always has been. It is possibly the oldest, easily the most profitable, surely the most vicious." - from page 1. Butler knew his subject intimately, having served in numerous military actions around the world while coming to his conclusion. He died five years after publication as the most decorated Marine in U.S. history until that time. Somewhat above-average wear to pale red cloth-covered boards. Lengthy openings along each side of backstrip which is all but loose. Binding intact. Small chip from bottom of page o... View more info

The Physicists

By: C. P. Snow

Price: $39.95

Publisher: Boston, MA, Little Brown & Co: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73509546

ISBN: 0316802212

Condition: Very Good


0316802212 192 pages including index. A memorable personal account of the people, ideas, and politics involved in the first fifty years of particle physics - from J.J. Thompson's controversial discovery of the electron, to the Manhattan Project's creation and explosion of the atom bomb. Prior owner's name upon front endpaper, else unmarked. Light wear. Nice copy. View more info

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Demon Rum or Easy Money: Government Control of Liquor in British Columbia from Prohibition to Privatization (Carleton Library)

By: Campbell, Robert A.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Carleton Univ Pr: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 646H4279

ISBN: 088629150X

Condition: Fair


088629150X 218 pages. Index. Footnotes. "The first systematic examination of government control of liquor in Canada. As the first province in English Canada to choose government control, British Columbia stood out as a North American experiment in the post-prohibition world of alcohol regulation. Analyzes liquor control from a variety of viewpoints: attitudes and access to alcohol; federal-provincial relations; cartels and patronage; and social reform. Reveals much about he intricacies of the state in economic life, particularly the apparent contradiction between promotion and regula... View more info

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The world in the grip of an idea

By: Carson, Clarence Buford

Price: $69.95

Publisher: U.S.A., Arlington House: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 344H0334

ISBN: 0870004565

Condition: Good


0870004565 562 pages. Footnotes. Index. "A major new interpretation of twentieth-century history. For the first time in the course of human events, the whole world is under the sway of a single idea. This idea goes by many names and under many guises, but in all its forms it adds up to collectivism, or socialism, which ruthlessly crushes the lives and aspirations of individuals in its utopian quest for heaven on earth. Dr. Carson's thesis is that this collectivist grip on the mind, spirit, and liberty of mankind is the distinctive - and most frightening - feature of this century."... View more info

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The Antichrist King - Juan Carlos

By: Charles r Taylor

Price: $69.95

Publisher: USA, Today in Bible Prophecy, USA: 1994

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 227A8982

ISBN: 0937682152

Condition: Good


0937682152 136 pages. Black and white illustrations. "This amazing treatise is written to clarify fulfillments of many Bible prophecies by documenting much world news related to the antichrist king, thusly presenting the evidence that 'the king' may be King Juan Carlos, that his qualifications could be in full accord with the Bible, and that he soon may rule as the antichrist king - Juan Carlos." - from back cover. Gift greetings atop first page else unmarked with moderate wear. Sound copy. View more info