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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

Paperback. Since the beginning of the 20th century, destroyers have been all-purpose ships, playing vital roles in the war effort: from passing the mail at sea to screening larger ships from hostile torpedo attacks. This book covers the 175 ships of the 2100-ton Fletcher class and the 67 Allen M Sumner-class destroyers commissioned during war. Illustrator(s): Wright, Paul. Series: New Vanguard. Num Pages: 48 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: 3JJH; JWMV2; WGG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 247 x 184 x 6. Weight in Grams: 170.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
48
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846034442
ISBN
9781846034442

€ 13.99
€ 12.26

Paperback. Re-evaluates the events and personalities of the War of Independence in Tipperary. This book looks back on Ireland's struggle for freedom. It is a journey into a turbulent period in Ireland's past - the past of charismatic guerrilla leader Sean Treacy, Tipperary's Flying Columns and the horrors of Croke Park's 'Bloody Sunday'. Num Pages: 224 pages, Illustrations, map, photos. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3JJF; 3JJG; HBJD1; HBLW; JPWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 192 x 130 x 18. Weight in Grams: 226.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Mercier Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9781856355544
ISBN
9781856355544

€ 13.99
€ 13.20

Paperback. Looks at how key events in Irish history contributed to the creation of the 'Irish Nation'. This book supersedes all other accounts of modern Irish history". Num Pages: 704 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1DBR; 3J; HBJD1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 32. Weight in Grams: 486. 688pp. Reprint
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Publisher
Penguin
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
9780140132502
ISBN
9780140132502

€ 21.99
€ 14.01

Hardcover. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJH; 5AN; YRG; YXZW. Category: (Y) Teenage / Young Adult. Dimension: 192 x 241 x 21. Weight in Grams: 782. Good clean copy
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
DK Children
Condition
New
SKU
9780241206997
ISBN
9780241206997

€ 10.77

Paperback. The stooping figure of my mother, waist-deep in the grass and caught there like a piece of sheep's wool, was the last I saw of my country home as I left it to discover the world' Abandoning the Cotswolds village that raised him, the young Laurie Lee walks to London. There he makes a living labouring and playing the violin. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1DSE; 3JJG; BM; WTLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 131 x 197 x 21. Weight in Grams: 170.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780241953280
ISBN
9780241953280

€ 11.99
€ 9.63

Hardcover. An edited collection examining the construction of popular culture in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. Editor(s): Connell, Philip; Leask, Nigel. Num Pages: 332 pages, 12 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1DB; 2AB; 3JF; 3JH; ACV; DSBD; DSBF; JFCA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 61.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Cambridge University Press United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
332
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521880121
ISBN
9780521880121

€ 95.27

Hardcover. The first accurate transcription of John James Audubon's 1826 journal. Editor(s): Patterson, Jerry Daniel. Num Pages: 536 pages, 22 illustrations, 3 appendixes. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; BJ; PSVW6. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 163 x 42. Weight in Grams: 922.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
University of Nebraska Press United States
Number of pages
536
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780803225312
ISBN
9780803225312

€ 52.28

Hardcover. An analysis of the discourses and cultural scripts used in telling stories about the relationship between teenage daughters and mothers in young adult novels and in short stories published between 1965 and 1998. It employs feminist theories and insights on female adolescence. Num Pages: 296 pages, bibliography, footnotes, index. BIC Classification: 2ABM; 3JJP; DSBH; DSK; JFSJ1; JHBK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 146 x 21. Weight in Grams: 490.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Scarecrow Press United States
Number of pages
296
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810836921
ISBN
9780810836921

€ 94.76

Paperback. 326 pages. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 1DFG; 3JJG; 3JJH; HBJD1; HBWQ; JPS. Dimension: 213 x 139 x 27. Weight: 372.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
The Merlin Press Ltd
Number of pages
326
Condition
New
SKU
V9780850364682
ISBN
9780850364682

€ 19.06

Paperback. Editor(s): Morys, Matthias. BIC Classification: 1DF; 1DVW; 3JH; 3JJ; KCZ; RGL. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2020
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9781138921986
ISBN
9781138921986

€ 46.13

Hardcover. Num Pages: 435 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBBES; 3JJPK; 3JJPL; AM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 181 x 284 x 35. Weight in Grams: 1232.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
The Monacelli Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9781580934244
ISBN
9781580934244

€ 51.71
€ 40.47

Paperback. Series: China in the 21st Century. Num Pages: 170 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JM; JPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 157 x 9. Weight in Grams: 270.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Anthem Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
170
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843312789
ISBN
9781843312789

€ 17.11

Paperback. Sex can be an oppressive force, a tool to shame, divide, and control a population. But it can also be a force for change, for the legal and physical challenge of inequity and injustice. The author uses court transcripts and criminal cases to provide a coherent picture of Mexican-American sexuality at the turn of the twentieth century. Num Pages: 176 pages, 10 halftones. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 1KLCM; 3JJC; 3JJF; 3JJG; JFSL4; JHBK5. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 259.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Edition
1st Ed.
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226532691
ISBN
9780226532691

€ 32.64

Paperback. Yukichi Fukuzawa (1835-1901) was a leading figure in the cultural revolution that transformed Japan from an isolated feudal nation into a full-fledged player in the modern world. Dictated by Fukuzawa in 1897, this autobiography offers a vivid portrait of the intellectual's life story and a rare look inside the formation of a new Japan. Translator(s): Kiyooka, Eiichi. Num Pages: 480 pages, 9 illus. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JH; BGHA; HBJF; HBLL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 140 x 203 x 25. Weight in Grams: 528.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
480
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231139878
ISBN
9780231139878

€ 41.99
€ 36.57

Paperback. Num Pages: 540 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DFA; 3JH; 3JJ; HBTB; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 209 x 143 x 32. Weight in Grams: 638.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1983
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
540
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520049550
ISBN
9780520049550

€ 41.99
€ 36.57

Hardcover. Sana Aiyar chronicles the strategies by which Indians sought a political voice in Kenya, from the beginning of colonial rule to independence. She examines how the strands of Indians' diasporic identity influenced Kenya's leadership--from partnering with Europeans to colonize East Africa, to collaborating with Africans to battle racial inequality. Num Pages: 375 pages. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 1HFGK; 3JH; 3JJ; HBJH; HBTQ; HBTR; JFSL3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 245 x 164 x 35. Weight in Grams: 684.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674289888
ISBN
9780674289888

€ 54.91

Paperback. Series: Cornell Studies in Political Economy. Num Pages: 200 pages, 3, maps. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 1KLCM; 3JMC; JKSW1; JKVG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 154 x 13. Weight in Grams: 290.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Cornell University Press
Edition
2nd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801475405
ISBN
9780801475405

€ 23.99
€ 23.87

Paperback. Series: Jewish Lives. Num Pages: 196 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVP; 3JJH; HBG; HBJD; HBTZ1; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 139 x 15. Weight in Grams: 296.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Northwestern University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780810111691
ISBN
9780810111691

€ 30.10

Paperback. One of the most prolific and respected directors of the Japanese cinema, Naruse Mikio (1905-69) made eighty-nine films between 1930 and 1967. This book illuminates Naruse's contributions to Japanese and world cinema. Num Pages: 488 pages, 66 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJG; 3JJH; 3JJPG; APFB; JFSJ1. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 157 x 235 x 35. Weight in Grams: 862.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Number of pages
488
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780822343127
ISBN
9780822343127

€ 31.99
€ 28.94

Paperback. Tracing the evolution of international relations since the onset of the Cold War, this volume draws on archival resources to narrate world affairs from 1945 to the present. Events are addressed chronologically, with attention to both their motivations and their significance. Num Pages: 405 pages, glossary. BIC Classification: 3JJP; HBG; HBLW3; JPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 572.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Lynne Rienner Publishers Inc United States
Edition
0th Edition
Number of pages
405
Condition
New
SKU
V9781588260741
ISBN
9781588260741

€ 31.48

Paperback. Michael Wieck's account of his childhood in Konigsberg recalls a German city obliterated by fire-bombing during World War II. In the midst of privation, savagery and death, there were moments of absurdity. Translator(s): Milbouer, Penny. Num Pages: 328 pages, 37 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJH; BGHA; HBJD; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 151 x 16. Weight in Grams: 446.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
University of Wisconsin Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780299185442
ISBN
9780299185442

€ 28.72

Paperback. Drawing on unpublished correspondence and other archival sources, this biography of Philip of Spain places him within the social, cultural, religious and regional context of his times. In doing so the author aims to reveal much about Philip the youth, the man, the husband and often troubled King. Num Pages: 400 pages, 32 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1DSE; 3JB; BGH; HBJD; HBLH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 157 x 31. Weight in Grams: 656.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Yale University Press United States
Edition
New ed
Number of pages
398
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300078008
ISBN
9780300078008

€ 22.79

Paperback. A comprehensive bilingual representation of French poetic achievement in the twentieth century, from the turn-of-the-century poetry of Guillaume Apollinaire to the high modernist art of Samuel Beckett to the contemporary verse of scourge Michel Houellebecq. Editor(s): Caws, Mary Ann. Num Pages: 704 pages. BIC Classification: 2ADF; 3JJ; DCQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 155 x 44. Weight in Grams: 988.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Yale University Press
Number of pages
704
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300143188
ISBN
9780300143188

€ 33.87

Hardcover. The dramatic arc of Saigo Takamori's life, from his humble origins as a lowly samurai, to national leadership, to his death as a rebel leader, has captivated generations of Japanese readers and now Americans as well - his life is the inspiration for a major Hollywood film, The Last Samurai, starring Tom Cruise and Ken Watanabe. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations, maps, ports. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JH; 3JJC; BGH; HBJF; HBLL; HBLW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 160 x 25. Weight in Grams: 590.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471089704
ISBN
9780471089704

€ 37.99
€ 27.19