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The book of the dead

by E.A. Wallis Budge

The Egyptian Book of the Dead is a sacred text. It consists of a collection of magical and religious formulas that were to serve the deceased to protect him and help him on his journey to the afterlife, which...


Astounding Stories of Super-Science, December 1930

by Various

No science fiction library would be complete without Astounding Stories of Super-Science, a highly influential pulp magazine of both sci-fi and horror from the early 1930s!

This Volume 12 includes:

Slaves of the...


The Shadow of the Parthenon

by Peter Green

A lively combination of scholarship and unorthodoxy makes these studies in ancient history and literature unusually rewarding. Few of the objects of conventional admiration gain much support from Peter Green...


Dal nostro corrispondente a Londra

by Karl Marx

Seconda Edizione settembre 2016

Con testo originale inglese a fronte / Includes original English text.

Quanti sanno che Karl Marx ha scritto per gli Yankee? Eppure gli articoli per la New York Daily Tribune hanno...


Bannockburn

by Peter Reese

1314. On a marsh-fringed plain south of Stirling Castle, King Robert the Bruce led the Scottish army in a singularly devastating victory over the English. Bannockburn was Scotland's greatest battlefield triumph,...


Robert The Bruce: King Of Scots

by Ronald McNair Scott

Robert the Bruce had himself crowned King of Scots at Scone on a frozen March morning in 1306. After years of struggle, Scotland had been reduced to a vassal state by Edward I of England and its people lived...


The Essays of Montaigne: Book the First

by Michel de Montaigne

The present publication is intended to supply a recognised deficiency in our literature—a library edition of the Essays of Montaigne. This great French writer deserves to be regarded as a classic, not only...


The Incredible William Bowles

by Joseph J. Millard

William Augustus Bowles -- a British Loyalist during, and for a quarter century after, the American Revolutionary War. Part soldier, part dreamer, and part adventurer, he went from service in the British Army...


Consuming Ocean Island

by Katerina Martina Teaiwa

Consuming Ocean Island tells the story of the land and people of Banaba, a small Pacific island, which, from 1900 to 1980, was heavily mined for phosphate, an essential ingredient in fertilizer. As mining stripped...


Leadership in American Academic Geography

by Michael S. DeVivo

Leadership in American Academic Geography: The Twentieth Century examines the practice of leadership in the most influential geography departments in the United States. Throughout the twentieth century, transformational...


Environment, Politics, and Ideology in North Korea

by Robert Winstanley-Chesters

Environmental and developmental matters have long proved key to North Korea’s “revolutionary” industrial and economic strategies. They have equally been important to Pyongyang’s diplomatic and geo-political...


A Search for Meaning in Victorian Religion

by Jeffrey D. Lavoie

The purpose of this project is to contextualize the teachings of Charles Carleton Massey’s writings into history and modernity through a two-fold approach: to provide a biography of this fascinating mystic...


Every Army Man Is with You

by Nicolaus Mills

The 1964 Army-Navy football game had no reason to be as memorable as it ultimately became. Navy looked poised to crush Army for the 6th consecutive year with future Hall of Fame quarterback Roger Staubach at...


British Invasion

by Simon Philo

In The British Invasion: The Crosscurrents of Musical Influence, Simon Philo illustrates how this remarkable event in cultural history disrupted and even reversed pop culture’s default flow of influence, goods,...


The Politics of Crisis Management in China

by Sonny Shiu-Hing Lo

This book analyzes the ways in which the Chinese government and military responded to the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake in Sichuan province. It adopts a comparative and historical perspective in studying the responses...


Mark Twain

by Harold H. Kolb

Mark Twain is America’s—perhaps the world’s—best known humorous writer. Yet many commentators in his time and our own have thought of humor as merely an attractive surface feature rather than a crucial...


49 Myths about China

by Marte Kjær Galtung & Stig Stenslie

Communism is dead in China. “China Inc.” is buying up the world. China has the United States over a barrel. The Chinese are just copycats. China is an environmental baddie, China is colonizing Africa. Mao...


Malory's Anatomy of Chivalry

by Paul Rovang

This book examines sixteen key figures in the Morte Darthur providing insight into each as an exemplar of chivalric values presented by the author to his own troubled times. The focus of each chapter on individual...


The Americans on D-Day

by Martin Morgan

Experience the all-important Normandy invasion through some of D-Day’s most incredible photographs. Although it took a multinational coalition to conduct World War II’s amphibious D-Day landings, the U.S....


Samurai

by Kure,Mitsuo

Samurai: An Illustrated History brings the violent, tumultuous, and, at the same time, elegant world of the medieval Japanese samurai to life.

This book of Japanese history traces the story of a unique historical...