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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

Paperback. In March 2006, both Afghan and American officials were still claiming, just before a series of particularly ferocious clashes, that 'the Taliban are no longer able to fight large battles'. This book states that in reality, as early as 2003-5 there was a growing body of evidence that cast doubt on the official interpretation of the conflict. Num Pages: 176 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1FCA; 3JMC; HBJF; HBLW3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 129 x 17. Weight in Grams: 346.
Publisher
C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd
Number of pages
176
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850658733
ISBN
9781850658733
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 27.11

hardcover. Since the conclusion of World War II, the Korean people and the international community have contemplated a unified peninsula, but a divided Korea remains one of the last visible vestiges of the Cold War. Num Pages: 220 pages, 2 maps; notes; bibliography; index. BIC Classification: 1FPK; 3JJP; 3JM; HBJF; HBLW3; HBLX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 163 x 21. Weight in Grams: 470.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Potomac Books Inc United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
220
Condition
New
SKU
V9781597972796
ISBN
9781597972796
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 35.52

Hardcover. Contains a day-by-day chronology of the events and the people involved in the Korean War. Alphabetically arranged entries aim to bring the period to life by describing the people, types of weaponry employed, and many other details relevant to this study. Nearly 70 photographs and maps illustrate the text, and a bibliography aids further research. Num Pages: 608 pages, 50 black-&-white photographs & illustrations, 18 maps, index, bibliography, cross-referen. BIC Classification: 1FPK; 3JJPG; GBC; HBJF; HBLW3; HBW; JWL. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 235 x 187 x 32. Weight in Grams: 1152.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Facts on File
Condition
New
SKU
V9780816060375
ISBN
9780816060375
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 110.11
€ 98.66

Hardback. This book tells the Korean immigrants' life stories in California's eight San Joaquin Valley farm communities. It describes how they survived through discrimination and injustices in the early 20th century America, and also details the Korean immigrants' efforts to regain their lost motherland from Japanese colonialism (1910-1945). Num Pages: 280 pages, Illustrations, maps, ports. BIC Classification: 1KBBWF; 3JJ; HBJK; HBLW; JFSL3; JPS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 162 x 21. Weight in Grams: 549.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
University Press of America United States
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
SKU
V9780761852193
ISBN
9780761852193
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 132.02

Paperback. How One Man Masterminded the Soviet Drive Beat America to the Moon. "Fascinating.. packed with technical and historical detail for the space expert and enthusiast alike.. Great stuff!"-New Scientist "In this exceptional book, James Harford pieces together a most compelling and well-written tale.. Must reading. Num Pages: 432 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVU; 3JJG; 3JJH; 3JJP; BG; TTDS; WNX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 156 x 20. Weight in Grams: 652.
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United States
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471327219
ISBN
9780471327219
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 20.91

Hardback. During the late 1950s and early 1960s, Sandy Koufax was one of the most talented pitchers in US baseball, wowing fans as a hard-throwing left-hander. This biography includes interviews with childhood friends, Brooklyn Dodger teammates, opponents and journalists of the period. Num Pages: 288 pages, 16pp b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJPG; BGR; BGS; WSJT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 158 x 26. Weight in Grams: 535.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Taylor Trade Publishing United States
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780878331574
ISBN
9780878331574
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 24.22

Paperback. Chronicles the destruction of Indonesian island of Krakatoa in 1883. This book describes how one island and its inhabitants were blasted out of existence and how colonial society was turned upside-down in a cataclysm. Illustrator(s): Vannithone, Soun. Num Pages: 448 pages, Illustrations, facsims., maps, ports. BIC Classification: 1FMN; 3JH; HBJF; HBLL; JFFC; WNW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 29. Weight in Grams: 318.
Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141005171
ISBN
9780141005171
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.27

Hardback. Among other topics, individual chapters of the book focus on the redefinition of German identity in the music of Kraftwerk, Can, and Neu!; on community and conflict in the music of Amon Duul, Faust, and Ton Steine Scherben; on "cosmic music" and New Age; and on Donna Summer's and David Bowie's connections to Germany. Series: Tracking Pop. Num Pages: 232 pages, 5 photographs. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJPL; AVGP; JFCA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 23. Weight in Grams: 522.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
The University of Michigan Press United States
Number of pages
232
Condition
New
SKU
V9780472073191
ISBN
9780472073191
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 94.88
€ 85.22

Paperback. This title, following on from Volume One, charts the continuing development of the German U-boat. It covers the development of the Type IX as a long-range "cruiser" intended for solo operations in distant waters, and the revolutionary Type XXI, the first true submarine rather than submersible. Illustrator(s): Palmer, Ian. Series: New Vanguard. Num Pages: 48 pages, 40 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJH; HBJD; HBWQ; JWF; JWM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 184 x 246 x 4. Weight in Grams: 164.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
48
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841763644
ISBN
9781841763644
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 17.58

As a baby, Kristi Yamaguchi had to overcome a foot deformity just to be able to walk normally. The idea of putting on a pair of ice skates, let alone excelling as a world-class figure skater like her hero, Dorothy Hamill, could not have been more than a dream. This is the story of a woman who has exemplified her motto: always dream. Num Pages: 120 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJ; YNW; YQH. Category: (ES) Secondary. Dimension: 235 x 165 x 12. Weight in Grams: 399.
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Chelsea House Publishers United States
Number of pages
120
Condition
New
SKU
V9780791092880
ISBN
9780791092880
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 30.54

Hardback. Num Pages: 192 pages. BIC Classification: 1DVP; 3JJH; BGHA; BM; HBLW; HBWQ. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 215 x 139 x 20. Weight in Grams: 386.
Publisher
Chicago Review Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781613734414
ISBN
9781613734414
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 18.36

Paperback. Num Pages: 160 pages, 71 b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1KBBSB; 3JH; HBJK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 13. Weight in Grams: 344.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing Ltd United States
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764343643
ISBN
9780764343643
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 15.67

Hardcover. Num Pages: 175 pages, over 150 color/bw images. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJH; HBW; WCK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 163 x 18. Weight in Grams: 670.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764329234
ISBN
9780764329234
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 48.99
€ 32.10

Paperback. Focusing on the northern front of the battle with Generaloberst Walter Model's forces pitted against General Rokossovsky's Central Front between 5 July and 18 August, this title helps you explore both the German offensive and the Soviet counteroffensive. Illustrator(s): Noon, Steve; Gerrard, Howard. Series: Campaign. Num Pages: 96 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour). BIC Classification: 1DVU; 3JJH; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 249 x 185 x 8. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782008194
ISBN
9781782008194
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 20.35

Paperback. A few months after Stalingrad, the armies of Hitler and Stalin fought one of the largest armored battles in history at Kursk. This illustrated book examines this titanic struggle. Illustrator(s): Turner, Graham. Series: Campaign. Num Pages: 96 pages, 4 col. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 3JJH; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 186 x 248 x 13. Weight in Grams: 306.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472816900
ISBN
9781472816900
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 15.35

Paperback. 5th July 1943: the greatest land battle of all time began around the town of Kursk in Russia. This epic confrontation between German and Soviet forces was one of the most important military engagements in history and epitomised 'total war'. This text provides an account of this incredible battle. Num Pages: 528 pages, Maps and photographs. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 3JJH; HBJD; HBLW; HBWQ; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 34. Weight in Grams: 382.
Publisher
Headline Publishing Group
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780755336395
ISBN
9780755336395
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 14.84

Paperback. The development and operational history of the German Kustenfliegergruppen 1935-1944 Num Pages: 192 pages, 80 black and white. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJH; HBWQ; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 160 x 12. Weight in Grams: 424.
Publisher
Fonthill Media Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781552834
ISBN
9781781552834
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 16.90

Paperback. Num Pages: 320 pages, 150 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1FBQ; 3JJF; HBWN; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 30. Weight in Grams: 970.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750966061
ISBN
9780750966061
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 22.35

Hardcover. Explores two major events in Kuwait's history over the past decade: the invasion of Kuwait and subsequent war of liberation in 1990; and a little-publicized collapse of an unofficial stock market in 1982. Num Pages: 140 pages, tabs. BIC Classification: 1FBXK; 3JJPN; JPS; KCB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 156. Weight in Grams: 310. Fine copy showing minor shelf wear in good dustwrapper
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
Routledge
Condition
Used, Very Good
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
KSS0015260
ISBN
9780710304636
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Series: Chicago Studies in Ethnomusicology. Num Pages: 320 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1HFMS; 3JJP; HBJH; HBLW3; JFSL3; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 155 x 230 x 21. Weight in Grams: 442.
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226362540
ISBN
9780226362540
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 27.63

Hardcover. Charts the resettlement of the Ukrainian capital after Nazi occupation and the returning Soviet rulers' efforts to retain political legitimacy. Num Pages: 256 pages, 18 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVUK; 3JJPG; HBJD; HBLW3. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 160 x 236 x 19. Weight in Grams: 504.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
University of Rochester Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9781580465588
ISBN
9781580465588
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 126.68

Editor(s): Diaz Balsera, Viviana; May, Rachel A. Num Pages: 320 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBFL; 3J; HBJK; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 155 x 23. Weight in Grams: 590.
Publication date
2014
Publisher
University Press of Florida United States
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780813060118
ISBN
9780813060118
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 93.71
€ 84.45

Hardcover. Num Pages: 432 pages. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 3JJG; HBJD; HBWQ; JWTR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 297 x 210. .
Publisher
Heimdal
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9782840484356
ISBN
9782840484356
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 90.20
€ 81.39

Paperback. Aims to bring to life the great dramas of modern France - the two cataclysmic wars - the Algerian disaster, and the student and worker revolt of 1968. This title presents the history of people and events that tells a multitude of stories, exploring the special worlds of the workplace, the role of women, and the politics of everyday life. Num Pages: 768 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3JJ; HBJD; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 34. Weight in Grams: 554.
Publisher
Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780140130959
ISBN
9780140130959
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 18.36

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