Category: World

Sort

showing 1-5 of 5

Image for Mysteries of the Middle Ages:  The Rise of Feminism, Science, and Art from the Cults of Catholic Europe

Mysteries of the Middle Ages: The Rise of Feminism, Science, and Art from the Cults of Catholic Europe

By: Cahill, Thomas

Price: $16.00

Publisher: New York, Nan A. Talese / Doubleday:

Our Product Number: 608534


Protected in a removable Brodart archival cover. Gream boards with cream spine imprinted in gold with title and author. Decorative endpapers. Full number line 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1. . 368 pages. After the long period of cultural decline known as the Dark Ages, Europe experienced a rebirth of scholarship, art, literature, philosophy, and science and began to develop a vision of Western society that remains at the heart of Western civilization today. By placing the image of... View more info

Image for Ship of Miracles:  14,000 Lives and One Miraculous Voyage

Ship of Miracles: 14,000 Lives and One Miraculous Voyage

By: Gilbert, Bill

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Triumph Books:

Our Product Number: 601944


0.86 x 9.24 x 6.22 Inches. 224 pages. It was a miracle worthy of the season. When Captain Leonard La Rue spied from his twelve-man merchant ship, the Meredith Victory, the throng of Korean refugees on the docks of a city in flames, he didn't hesitate to do what others would consider impossible. In December of 1950, La Rue and his skeleton crew rescued fourteen thousand Korean refugees from the hands of the rapidly-approaching Chinese army in the city of Hungnam. Through ... View more info

A Pictorial History of the World War II Years

By: Jablonski, Edward

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Wings Books:

Our Product Number: 602909


End paper maps, black and white photographs, additional maps, index. Overall a very attractive book.. Oversize. 319 pages. Never before has there been a more vivid and dramatic pictorial account of the largest, most destructive war ever fought. Respected historian Edward Jablonski has compiled nearly 400 breathtaking photgraphs to provide an extraordinary and comprehensive record of the Second Woeld War -- the pivotal event of the Twentieth Century. View more info

Image for Soong Dynasty

Soong Dynasty

By: Seagrave, Sterling

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial:

Our Product Number: 603272


Genealogical table.. 1.41 x 8.04 x 5.34 Inches. 560 pages View more info

Desert Dogs: The Marines of Operation Iraqi Freedom

By: Strebe, Amy Goodpaster; Bryant, Russ

Price: $9.45

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, Zenith Press:

Our Product Number: 602497


Oversize. 144 pages. Photos by Russ Bryant, text by Amy Goodpaster Strebe. Dramatic, harrowing, and simply unbelievable images of the Marines of Operation Iraqi Freedom, personal letters, and stories of coping with the pain of separation from their families and the horrors of war. View more info