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Image for A WORLD OF TROUBLE  The White House and the Middle East - from the Cold War to the War on Terror

A WORLD OF TROUBLE The White House and the Middle East - from the Cold War to the War on Terror

By: Tyler Patrick

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Farrar Straus and Giroux New York, 2009

Edition: 1st Edition


The author draws on newly opened presidential archives to dramatize the approach to the Middle East in U.S. presidencies from Eisenhower's to George W. Bush's. He takes us into the Oval Office and shows how the US leaders made momentous decisions. View more info

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AND THE RUSSIANS STAYED The Sovietization of Cuba

By: Carbonell Nester T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: William Morrow & Company New York, 1989

Edition: 1st Edition


An enlightening historical account of the Soviet domination of Cuba. With firsthand knowledge of the internal and external factors that shaped pivotal events, Carbonell dispels many of the doubts and clarifies many of the misconceptions that still surround the fall of Cuba. View more info

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ATLANTA 1864 Last Chance for the Confederacy

By: McMurry Richard M.

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Lincoln and London, University of Nebraska Press, 2000

Edition: 1st Thus


This concise volume by McMurry closely examines this significant military campaign, places the struggle in its social and political contexts and includes useful topical appendices and a bibliographical essay. View more info

BATTLE FLAG, THE BLOODY GROUND

By: Cornwell Bernard

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Harper Collins, London, 2004


Omnibus edition, Includes two stories of the American Civil War. Book in good condition View more info

Image for BURNING ISSUES   Understanding and Misunderstanding The Middle East:  A 40 Year Chronicle

BURNING ISSUES Understanding and Misunderstanding The Middle East: A 40 Year Chronicle

By: Mahoney John, Adas Jane, Norberg Robert Editors

Price: $18.00

Publisher: AfUTME - USA, 2007

Edition: 1st Edition


The Editors have presented 19 authors with first-hand experience in Occupied Palestine, the presentations examine the ideological genesis of the Israeli state and detail the moral, economic and political costs both foreign and domestic that Americans pay every day for their uncritical support of a problematic ally. View more info

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CIVIL WAR BATTLEFIELDS Discovering America's Hallowed Ground

By: Shaara Jeff

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Ballantine Books, New York, 2006

Edition: 1st US

Inscription: Special Preservation Edition and Signed By Author


From Antietam to Gettysburg to Vicksburg and to the many destinations in between Jeff Shaara's Guide to the Civil War Battlefields is the ideal book for both the casual tourist as well as the enthusiast. Packed with features including narratives of the war's crucial battles, intriguing historical footnotes about each site, photogrfaphs of the locations, detailed maps of the battle scenes and fascinating sidebars with related points of interest. View more info

Image for CONFEDERATE CORSAIR   The Life of Lt. Charles W. "Savez" Read

CONFEDERATE CORSAIR The Life of Lt. Charles W. "Savez" Read

By: Jones Robert A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Stackpole Books USA, 2000

Edition: 1st Edition


Union and Confederate navies battled for command of the seas, rivers, bays and harbours, desperately struggling to control the vital waterways that provided supplies and access to both soldiers and civilians. One of the little known heroes of this maritime legacy is Confederate Lieutentant Charles W. "Savez" Read. Included are a number of b/w photographs of historical interest. View more info

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CONFEDERATE MOBILE

By: Bergeron Arthur W. Jr.

Price: $42.00

Publisher: Louisiana University Press, USA, 2000

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition


"An indispensable and thoroughly researched volume on Mobile's role in the Confederacy" "In most standard texts on the Civil War, Mobile appears only in reference to the famout Battle of Mobile Bay. It is thus refreshing to find a work that illuminates the complete war years of this major southern city. " View more info

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CONFEDERATE RAIDER Raphael Semmes of the Alabama

By: Taylor John M.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Brasseys Washington, 1994

Edition: 1st Edition


The enthralling story of the Civil War as fought on the high seas by Raphael Semmes, the Confederacy's most famous and revered naval officer. Yet many of his Northern contemporaries considered the Yankee hating Semmes nothing more than a pirate. View more info

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DEMON OF THE WATERS

By: Gibson Gregory

Price: $28.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Little Brown & Company, 2002

Edition: 1st Edition


NEW BOOK Non-fiction account of the goriest mutiny on a whaling ship the "Globe" in American history. The account has been taken from the journal of 17 year old midshipman Augustus Strong who lived through the mutiny. View more info

Image for DESTROYER OF THE IRON HORSE  General Joseph E. Johnston and Confederate Rail Transport, 1861-1865

DESTROYER OF THE IRON HORSE General Joseph E. Johnston and Confederate Rail Transport, 1861-1865

By: Nash Jeffrey N.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: The Kent State University Press, US, 1991

Edition: 1st Edition


This text provides specialized study of one Confederate commander's exploitation of the railroad as a resource of war. Its interpretative focus centres on Johnston's growth in overcoming problems relating to railway logistics. Maps and b/w photograps support the well reserached text. View more info

DUEL BETWEEN THE FIRST IRONCLADS

By: Davis William C.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Louisiana University Press, USA, 1981

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition


"Using letters, diaries and memoirs of men who lived through the peic battle of the Monitor and the Merrimack and of those who witnessed it from afar, the author documents and analyses this famous confrontation of the first two modern warships. A well researched and presented text. View more info

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DUEL BETWEEN THE FIRST IRONCLADS

By: Davis William C.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Louisiana University Press, USA, 1981

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition


"Using letters, diaries and memoirs of men who lived through the peic battle of the Monitor and the Merrimack and of those who witnessed it from afar, the author documents and analyses this famous confrontation of the first two modern warships. A well researched and presented text. View more info

Image for FIRE AND ICE  The Korean War, 1950-1953

FIRE AND ICE The Korean War, 1950-1953

By: Varhola Michael J.

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Savas Publishing, USA, 2000

Edition: 1st Edition


A well researched and presented account of the Korean War with information covering the war on the ground, in the air, and at sea. Also included is information about the communist forces, American and Allied forces as well as weapons and vehicles, uniforms and insignia, warlords and statesmen, prisoners atrocities and more. View more info

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GUERRILLA WARFARE IN CIVIL WAR MISSOURI, 1862

By: Nichols Bruce

Price: $54.00

Publisher: McFarland & Co. USA, 2004

Edition: 1st Edition


Well researched account of all known guerrilla operations in Civil War Missouri in 1862. The author uses both well known and obscure sources including military and government records, private accounts, county and other local histories, newspapers and secondary sources published after the war to identify which Southern partisan leaders and groups operated in which areas of Missouri and describe how they operated and how their kinds of warfare evolved. Includes b/w maps,... View more info