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Black Pioneers

Black Pioneers

A vibrant visual document of the profound impact of blacks on communal and frontier history, featuring hundreds of photographs, line drawings, lithographs, and stereoviews that present the world and works of black frontier photographers.

44,50 CHF

The Archaeology of the Eastern Nevada Paleoarchaic, Part 1

The Archaeology of the ...

The Sunshine Locality in the geographic center of the Great Basin is the focus of this volume of historical research and recent archeological studies including analyses of sedimentary textures and structure, depositional processes and chronology, faunal remains used to evaluate local and regional environmental changes, and a few hypothesis to unresolved questions about the paleoenvironmental resources at this rich and ...

77,00 CHF

Invisible Citizens

Invisible Citizens

The contributors to this volume explore the remarkable range in the conditions and experiences of war captives, establishing methods for identifying captives in the archaeological record in light of the silence that surrounded captive-taking and enslavement in many parts of the world.

61,00 CHF

Double Vengeance

Double Vengeance

Joe Holly has his assignment. The army is sending him to Fort Huachuca, deep in the heart of Apache territory. It's no easy post. Apache raiding parties are a fact of life there, and the area is known for its thieves and hardcases. But they're the least of Joe's worries. His real mission at Fort Huachuca is a secret. He's ...

25,90 CHF

Political Animal

Political Animal

Journalist Brian Wendell Morton has spent more than eight years documenting Washington, D.C.'s Oz-like world in weekly columns for Baltimore's City Paper titled, "Political Animal." Eric Engberg of CBS News once said, "Washington is ten square miles, surrounded by reality." Morton points out the surreality of a city where a popular president was almost hounded out of office for a ...

33,90 CHF

Popular Culture in a Globalised India

Popular Culture in a ...

Explores India's rich popular culture and provides insights into various aspects of the social, cultural, economic and political realities of contemporary globalised India. This title offers an essential reading for courses on Indian popular culture and a useful resource for more general courses in the field of cultural studies and media studies.

179,00 CHF

Catalogue of the Bones of Mammalia in the Collection of the British Museum

Catalogue of the Bones ...

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important ...

42,50 CHF

The Autonomy of Literature at the Fins de Siecles (1900 and 2000): A Critical Assessment

The Autonomy of Literature ...

The autonomy of the arts and literature is a central issue in the current debate on the 'crisis' in contemporary culture. In this debate, the tension between two conceptions of art - conceived as autotelic, or as serving social, ethical, ideological or commercial ends - plays a key role. For literature, two periods are particularly interesting in this respect: the ...

75,00 CHF

The Two Captains

The Two Captains

Two fleets, two perspectives, two lovers, and one battlewith the eastern Mediterranean and India at stake. This is the story of two captains, Horatio Nelson and Napoleon Bonaparte. In 1798 Napoleon mounted a massive military invasion of Egypt. The objective? To roll up the middle east and push on to Indiajust as Alexander the Great did 2100 years earlier. In ...

30,90 CHF

The Regional Novel in Britain and Ireland

The Regional Novel in ...

The Regional Novel In Britain and Ireland, 1800 1990 will be of interest to literary and social historians as well as cultural critics.

62,00 CHF

Texts Concerning the Revolt of the Netherlands

Texts Concerning the Revolt ...

Professor Kossman and Dr Mellink gather together the threads of the complicated story and analyse some of the major theoretical problems discussed by sixteenth-century Netherlands

51,50 CHF

Red Eve

Red Eve

Eve Clattering--known as Red Eve because of her love of red dresses--is betrothed to Sir Edmund Acour. But then she hears rumors that he is a traitor to the Crown, and she suspects that he may be planning to seize the throne of England. Hugh de Cressi, Eve's true love, must rise above his station, save the king, and win ...

19,50 CHF

Pets and the Planet: A Practical Guide to Sustainable Pet Care

Pets and the Planet: ...

This book gives you all the information you need to understand sustainability in the context of pet ownership and arms you with the know-how to make the best choices for your pet "and" the planet. It explains the environmental consequences of pet ownership and offers alternatives to the everyday choices any pet-owning family makes, from choosing pet food and buying ...

21,50 CHF

The Ivory Child

The Ivory Child

The author writes, "It is enough to say that when Allan Quatermain, in the opening sentence of his narrative, speaks of this as 'one of the strangest of all the adventures which have befallen me in the course of a life, that so far can scarcely be called tame or humdrum, ' he is well within the mark.

21,90 CHF

Southern Crosses

Southern Crosses

Pete Mitchell cast off the dock lines on a beautiful summer morning. Teal blue waters slipped beneath the hull of his sailboat as he turned south upon departing Tampa Bay. Another stunning sunrise at sea quietly cloaked the hidden perils that lay just ahead. Decades old mysteries, treasures, and secrets of the past sometimes choose unsuspecting sailors to reveal their ...

24,50 CHF