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Soiled Doves: Prostitution In The Early West

By: Anne Seagraves

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Wesanne: 1994

Seller ID: 0067628

ISBN: 096190884X

Condition: Good


Discover the fascinating yet grey world of prostitution and the women who participated in the world's oldest profession. Illustrated throughout with rare historical photos of women like Molly b' Dam, Lil' Lovell, and Mattic Silks. This strong book provides a touching insight into the lives of the ladies of the night, from pampered courtesans of the wealthy to enslaved Chinese girls. View more info

Faith And Treason (The Story Of The Gunpower Plot)

By: Antonia Fraser

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Doubleday: 1996

Seller ID: 0131309

ISBN: 0385471890

Condition: Very good


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What Went Wrong - Western Impact and Middle Eastern Response

By: Bernard Lewis

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Publisher: Oxford: 2002

Seller ID: 0128399

ISBN: 0195144201

Condition: Good


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Hitler Stalin And Mussolini: Totalitarianism in the Twentieth Century

By: Bruce F Pauley

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Publisher: Harlan Davidson: 2009

Edition: 3

Seller ID: 0100298

ISBN: 0882952692

Condition: Good


Rising to a great challenge in this remarkable study, Bruce Pauley compares the origins, development, and demise of all three forms of European totalitarianism, explaining why the old regimes that preceded the dictatorships failed, how the totalitarian movements arose, and how they captured, consolidated, and eventually plummeted from power. Although its vivid portraits of the dictators' youths, early careers, relationships with women, management styles, and cults of personality-that they and their propaganda machines crafted-are certain to fascinate all readers, Hitler, Stalin and Mussolin... View more info

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Unearthing Atlantis (An Archaeological Odyssey To The Fabled Lost Civilization)

By: Charles R Pellegrino

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Avon: 1991

Seller ID: 0089298

ISBN: 0380810441

Condition: Good


It is one of humankind's most enduring myths. And now it is a fantasy no longer...In the year 347 B.C., Plato wrote of a miraculous island with hot and cold flowing waters, terraced multi-storied buildings, and "the fairest of all plains." For thousands, of years, the legend of the mysterious vanished "continent" of Atlantis has captivated writers, poets, artists, philosophers, and dreamers. But now Atlantis has been found -- and the truth about its vibrant life and horrific destruction is even more remarkable than the myth.Based on artifacts and evidence uncovered in an ancient buried M... View more info

Remember and Be Glad

By: Cynthia Asquith

Price: $7.99

Publisher: James Barrie: 1952

Seller ID: 0035788

Condition: Good


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Every Spy a Prince

By: Dan Raviv

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Marc Jaffe: 1991

Seller ID: 0113405

ISBN: 0395581206

Condition: Very good


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The Discoverers

By: Daniel K Boorstin

Price: $13.48

Publisher: Vintage: 1983

Seller ID: 0069115

ISBN: 0394726251

Condition: Good


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Japan's Imperial Conspiracy Vol 1

By: David Bergamini

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Morrow: 1971

Seller ID: 0120097

Condition: Good


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Japan's Imperial Conspiracy Vol 2

By: David Bergamini

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Morrow: 1971

Seller ID: 0120780

Condition: Good


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The Age of Revolution

By: E J Hobsbawm

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Mentor Books: 1962

Seller ID: 0054324

Condition: Good


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Guide To The Pinacoteca Of Siena

By: Enzo Carli

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Martello: 0000

Seller ID: 0123675

Condition: Very good


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War at the Top of the World

By: Eric S Margolis

Price: $9.98

Publisher: Key Porter: 1999

Seller ID: 0106574

ISBN: 1552631664

Condition: Very good


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The Hellenistic World

By: F W Walbank

Price: $9.99

Publisher: Fontana: 1992

Seller ID: 0113376

ISBN: 0006861040

Condition: Good


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Theodore Roosevelt and The Rise Of America To World Power

By: Howard K Beale

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Collier Books: 1968

Seller ID: 0046358

Condition: Good


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Leisure In The Industrial Revolution C. 1780-c. 1880

By: Hugh Cunningham

Price: $29.99

Publisher: Croom Helm: 1980

Seller ID: 0091566

ISBN: 0709904258

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Mummies Death And Life In Ancient Egypt

By: James Hamilton-Paterson And Carol Andrews

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Penguin: 1978

Seller ID: 0073385

ISBN: 0140052666

Condition: Good


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Jan Wong's China

By: Jan Wong

Price: $9.98

Publisher: Doubleday Canada: 1999

Seller ID: 0100036

ISBN: 0385259395

Condition: Very good


Award-winning journalist and bestselling author Jan Wong looks back on her body of work as a foreign correspondent in China in the late '80s and early '90s. Despite the fact that China continues to transform itself, Wong discovers that nothing really changes, and what she wrote then about love, work and living still holds, as do the conflicts over who rules, who survives, and who gets the bigger slice of Peking Duck. With wry humour and behind-the-scenes detail, Wong incorporates a selection of her articles published in "The Globe and Mail" into a richly narrated journalistic adventure. Ja... View more info

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Of Sugar and Snow

By: Jeri Quinzio

Price: $7.99

Publisher: University of California: 2009

Seller ID: 0118864

ISBN: 0520248619

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Heavenly Intrigue

By: Joshua Gilder

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Doubleday: 2004

Seller ID: 0115658

ISBN: 0385508441

Condition: Good


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