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The Ba'th and the Creation of Modern Syria (RLE Syria)

by David Roberts

This book traces the development of modern Syria focusing on the contribution of the Ba'th party and Ba'thist ideology. It examines the roots of the Ba'th in the intellectual ferment of the 1940s and charts...


The Mountain: My Time on Everest

by Ed Viesturs & David Roberts

In national bestseller The Mountain, world-renowned climber and bestselling author Ed Viesturs and cowriter David Roberts paint a vivid portrait of obsession, dedication, and human achievement in a true love...


True Summit: What Really Happened on the Legendary Ascent on Annapurna

by David Roberts

In a startling look at the classic Annapurna -- the most famous book about mountaineering -- David Roberts discloses what really happened on the legendary expedition to the Himalayan peak.

In June 1950, a team...


The Mountain of My Fear / Deborah: Two Mountaineering Classics

by David Roberts

"David Roberts has already written one excellent book, The Mountain of My Fear; Deborah, in my opinion, is even finer." -W.H. Auden


Sandstone Spine: Seeking the Anasazi on the First Traverse of the Comb Ridge

by David Roberts

Three friends bound by love of the Southwest's canyonlands undertake the first traverse of the Comb Ridge, in search of the lost civilization of the Anasazi


Last of His Kind

by David Roberts

“Stunning and stirring.”

Boston Globe

 

In The Last of His Kind, renowned adventure writer David Roberts gives readers a spellbinding history of mountain climbing in the twentieth century as told through...


Alone on the Ice: The Greatest Survival Story in the History of Exploration

by David Roberts

“An important missing story from the heroic age of Antarctic exploration.”—Laurence Gonzales, author of Deep Survival On January 17, 1913, alone and near starvation, Douglas Mawson, leader of the Australasian...


No Shortcuts to the Top: Climbing the World's 14 Highest Peaks

by Ed Viesturs & David Roberts

This gripping and triumphant memoir from the author of The Mountain follows a living legend of extreme mountaineering as he makes his assault on history, one 8,000-meter summit at a time.

For eighteen years Ed...


Liberal Peacebuilding and Global Governance: Beyond the Metropolis

by David Roberts

This book examines the limits to cosmopolitan liberal peacebuilding caused by its preoccupation with the values and assumptions of neoliberal global governance.

The peace people experience is determined by the...


In Search of the Old Ones

by David Roberts

An exuberant, hands-on fly-on-the-wall account that combines the thrill of canyoneering and rock climbing with the intellectual sleuthing of archaeology to explore the Anasazi.

David Roberts describes the culture...


The Pueblo Revolt: The Secret Rebellion That Drove the Spaniards Out of the Southwest

by David Roberts

The dramatic and tragic story of the only successful Native American uprising against the Spanish, the Pueblo Revolt of 1680.

With the conquest of New Mexico in 1598, Spanish governors, soldiers, and missionaries...


Devil's Gate: Brigham Young and the Great Mormon Handcart Tragedy

by David Roberts

The Mormon handcart tragedy of 1856 is the worst disaster in the history of the Western migrations, and yet it remains virtually unknown today outside Mormon circles.

Following the death of Joseph Smith, founder...


A Newer World: Kit Carson, John C. Fremont and the Claiming of the American West

by David Roberts

John C. Frémont, nearly forgotten today, was one of the giants of nineteenth-century America. He led five expeditions into the American West in the 1840s and 1850s, covering a greater area than any other explorer....


Conquistadors of the Useless

by Lionel Terray, David Roberts & Geoffrey Sutton

'I have given my whole life to the mountains. Born at the foot of the Alps, I have been a ski champion, a professional guide, an amateur of the greatest climbs in the Alps and a member of eight expeditions to...


No More Dying

by David Roberts

Praise for David Roberts:

“This is first-rate fun, informed by telling period detail.”—Publishers Weekly

“I recommend this one heartily for history-mystery devotees.”—Booklist

February, 1939. Lord...


Alone on the Wall

by Alex Honnold & David Roberts

The life and death-defying feats of Alex Honnold, a visionary climber of the sort that comes along only once in a generation.

Only a few years ago, Alex Honnold was little known beyond a small circle of hardcore...


The Will to Climb: Obsession and Commitment and the Quest to Climb Annapurna--the World's Deadliest Peak

by Ed Viesturs & David Roberts

The bestselling author of The Mountain and No Shortcuts to the Top chronicles his three attempts to climb the world's tenth-highest and statistically deadliest peak while exploring the dramatic and tragic history...


The Lost World of the Old Ones: Discoveries in the Ancient Southwest

by David Roberts

An award-winning author and veteran mountain climber takes us deep into the Southwest backcountry to uncover secrets of its ancient inhabitants.

For more than 5,000 years the Ancestral Puebloans—Native Americans...


Finding Everett Ruess: The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer

by David Roberts & Jon Krakauer

Finding Everett Ruess by David Roberts, with a foreword by Jon Krakauer, is the definitive biography of the artist, writer, and eloquent celebrator of the wilderness whose bold solo explorations of the American...


The Lord Edward Corinth and Verity Browne Omnibus (Books 1-4)

by David Roberts

Sweet Poison

It is August 1935 and the Duke of Mersham is hosting one of his influential parties, bringing together public figures interested in improving Anglo-German relations. One of his guests is General...