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Biography: historical, political & military

Hardback. Spotlights the political leaders of the ever-changing African continent. Containing lively descriptions of Black Africa's top leadership, the book gives essential curricula vitae and goes much further, weighing the political importance and potential of hundreds of top personalities. Num Pages: 456 pages, Plans :Includes index. BIC Classification: 1H; BGH; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 454.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
Scarecrow Press United States
Number of pages
456
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810825574
ISBN
9780810825574
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 157.18

Hardcover. The end of the First World War saw Britain at the height of its power. Its main negotiator at the forthcoming peace conference would be its prime minister, the ebullient and enigmatic David Lloyd George (1863-1945), the "Welsh Wizard" - "the man who had won the war". This title investigates the extent to which Lloyd George succeeded in his aims. Series: Makers of the Modern World. Num Pages: 288 pages, 1 tables, 7 black & white halftones, 6 maps. BIC Classification: 1DBK; BGH; HBJD1; HBLW; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 205 x 135 x 24. Weight in Grams: 502.
Publisher
Haus Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781905791613
ISBN
9781905791613
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.20

Paperback. .
Publisher
Monthly Review Press,U.S.
Number of pages
464
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781583673560
ISBN
9781583673560
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 20.24

Paperback. This is an essential travel companion for a journey through the landscapes and places associated with Wallace in Scotland and Northern England, and a vibrant new insight into the reality of Scotland's most famous battlefield hero. Num Pages: 208 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: 1DBKS; 3H; BGH; HBJD1; HBLC; JPWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 173 x 11. Weight in Grams: 534.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752456386
ISBN
9780752456386
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 23.09

paperback. Gives an anaylsis of the social themes and cultural perspectives of modern American autobiographies. Num Pages: 368 pages. BIC Classification: BGH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 24. Weight in Grams: 600.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1982
Publisher
University of Pennsylvania Press United States
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9780812211276
ISBN
9780812211276
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 40.99
€ 35.87

Paperback. In 1903, despite the vehement objections of his parents, Albert Einstein married Mileva Maric, the companion, colleague, and confidante whose influence on his most creative years has given rise to much speculation. This title enables us to reconstruct the youthful Einstein with an unprecedented immediacy. Editor(s): Renn, Jurgen; Schulmann, Robert. Translator(s): Smith, Shawn. Num Pages: 140 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: BGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 227 x 156 x 10. Weight in Grams: 252.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
140
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691088860
ISBN
9780691088860
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 19.42

Paperback. President Jimmy Carter, this edition features a new foreword by Lachlan Forrow, president of The Albert Schweitzer Fellowship. Translator(s): Lemke, Antje Bultmann. Num Pages: 304 pages, 13, 13 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: BGHA; HP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 141 x 17. Weight in Grams: 360.
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press United States
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
60th Anniversary
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801894121
ISBN
9780801894121
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 29.81

Paperback. The classic account of Nazi Germany by Hitler's Armaments Minister and right-hand man. Num Pages: 832 pages, 31. BIC Classification: 1DFG; BGH; HBJD; HBWQ; JPFQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 198 x 128 x 47. Weight in Grams: 640.
Publisher
W&N
Number of pages
832
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781842127353
ISBN
9781842127353
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 16.30

Paperback. Published for the first time in English, this is an account of Che Guevara's 1952 motorcycle tour of South America by his close friend and travelling companion, Alberto Granado. Translator(s): Alvarez de Toledo, Lucia. Num Pages: 240 pages, map. BIC Classification: 1KLS; BGH; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 16. Weight in Grams: 168.
Publisher
Pimlico
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844134267
ISBN
9781844134267
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.65

Hardback. Palmiro Togliatti could not have become leader of the Italian Communist Party at a more difficult time in the Party's history. This is the biography of this Communist politician and intellectual. It explores Togliatti's intellectual development, his achievements and his sometimes criminal mistakes as the leading member of the Comintern. Series: Communist Lives. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1DST; BGH; JPFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 167 x 32. Weight in Grams: 724.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages
352
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845117269
ISBN
9781845117269
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 152.22
€ 133.93

Hardback. The slave and gladiator Spartacus has been the subject of myth-making in his own time and of movie-making in ours. Aldo Schiavone brings him squarely into the arena of serious history. Spartacus emerges here as the commander of an army, whose aim was to incite Italy to revolt against Rome and to strike at the very heart of the imperial system. Translator(s): Carden, Jeremy. Series: Revealing Antiquity. Num Pages: 218 pages, 3 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; BGH; HBJD; HBLA1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 187 x 123 x 20. Weight in Grams: 258.
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Number of pages
218
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Tra
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674057784
ISBN
9780674057784
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 20.20

Hardback. A world-renowned classicist presents a thrilling revisionist biography of the Bible's most controversial figure. Translator(s): Carden, Jeremy. Num Pages: 240 pages, 3 maps. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; 3D; BGH; HBJF1; HBLA; HRCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 218 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 400.
Publisher
WW Norton & Co
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781631492358
ISBN
9781631492358
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 23.25

Paperback. Father Joseph was an aspirant to sainthood and a practising mystic, yet his ruthless exercise of power succeeded in prolonging the unspeakable horrors of the Thirty Years War. This title explores how an intensely religious man could lead such a life and how he could reconcile the seemingly opposing moral systems of religion and politics. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 2AB; BGH; DSK; HBJD; HBLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 25. Weight in Grams: 230.
Publisher
Vintage Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099477822
ISBN
9780099477822
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.89

Hardback. Num Pages: 232 pages, black & white halftones, figures. BIC Classification: 1DVU; BGH; HBJD; HBWQ; JW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 237 x 158 x 22. Weight in Grams: 520.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Lexington Books United States
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
SKU
V9780739172704
ISBN
9780739172704
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 148.14

Hardback. Translator(s): Cameron, Allan. Num Pages: 426 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: BGH; HBJD; HBLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 151 x 32. Weight in Grams: 786.
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
426
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520239432
ISBN
9780520239432
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 47.99
€ 33.97

Tells the story of Singapore's remarkable development from the beginning of 1971 to the end of 1978. This account of Singapore's formidable prime minister Lee Kuan Yew deals with his fears, hopes, triumphs and failures, his analytical judgements, his look into the future, and his valuations and beliefs. Num Pages: 592 pages, illustrations (black and white). BIC Classification: 1FMS; 3JJPL; BGH; HBJF; HBLW3; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 143 x 38. Weight in Grams: 704.
Publication date
2013
Publisher
MarshallCavendishM
Number of pages
592
Condition
New
SKU
V9789814408318
ISBN
9789814408318
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 20.43

Paperback. Num Pages: 500 pages, illustrations port. BIC Classification: BGHA; JKVQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 204 x 129 x 30. Weight in Grams: 558.
Publisher
The New York Review of Books, Inc United States
Number of pages
500
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9780940322349
ISBN
9780940322349
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 30.99
€ 22.39

Hardcover. Through confrontations with Israel and Palestinians, under watchful eye of United States, the King managed to create a Middle Eastern nation-state: the Jordanian country and its people. This book focuses on Hussein's concern for the future of the last Hashemite monarchy, together with his own set of personal and ideological convictions. Num Pages: 257 pages. BIC Classification: 1FBJ; 3JJ; BGH; HBJF1; HBLW3; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 159 x 235 x 20. Weight in Grams: 522.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Sussex Academic Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
257
Condition
New
SKU
V9781902210728
ISBN
9781902210728
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 126.02

Paperback. A roller coaster ride through the ruins of modern America from the most influential journalist of his generation. Num Pages: 599 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; BGHA; JFC; JPA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 209 x 149 x 34. Weight in Grams: 684.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Verso
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781682951
ISBN
9781781682951
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 16.37

Paperback. An iconoclastic exploration of the life of Lord Byron, viewed through the prism of the lives of nine women with whom he was intimately associated. Num Pages: 432 pages, 8pp colour illus. BIC Classification: BGH; BGL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. .
Publisher
Head of Zeus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784082048
ISBN
9781784082048
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.50

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