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Paperback. Originally published in 1909, this biography by Isabel Wallace recounts the life of her adoptive father, William Hervy Lamme Wallace, the highest-ranking Union officer to fall at the battle of Shiloh. It is based on the letters and family papers of the General and his wife. Series: Shawnee Classics. Num Pages: 262 pages, 15 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JH; BGH; HBJK; HBLL; HBW; JWD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 197 x 140 x 21. Weight in Grams: 322.
Publisher
Southern Illinois University Press
Number of pages
262
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
New Ed
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0001543
ISBN
9780809323487

€ 4.64

Hardcover. This volume explains the deep influence of biological methods and theories on the practice of Americanist archaeology by exploring W.C. McKern's use of Linnaean taxonomy as the model for development of a pottery classification system. Editor(s): Lyman, R. Lee; O'Brien, Michael J. Series: Classics in Southeastern Archaeology. Num Pages: 336 pages, 28ill. BIC Classification: 1KB; HDD; HDW; PDC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 27. Weight in Grams: 653. Clean copy in clean dustwrapper.
Publisher
University of Alabama Press Alabama
Number of pages
336
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Edition
1St Edition
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KEX0211963
ISBN
9780817312213

€ 13.30

Paperback. This work is part of the "Continuum Contemporaries" series giving readers accessible and informative introductions to 30 of the most popular, most acclaimed and most influential contemporary novels. It contains a biography of the novelist and a full-length study of the novel. Series: Continuum Contemporaries Series. Num Pages: 84 pages, further reading. BIC Classification: 1KBC; 2AB; DSBH; DSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 189 x 138 x 7. Weight in Grams: 108. An excellent, clean copy
Publisher
Continuum New York
Number of pages
84
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0018484
ISBN
9780826452337

€ 5.28

Paperback. Additional essays discuss race and gender in colonial as well as modern America, the new paradigms of urban history, religious history, visual culture, public history, the new narrative history, and the meanings of national culture. Editor(s): Masur, Louis P. Num Pages: 344 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HBA; HBJK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 20. Weight in Grams: 454. An excellent, clean copy
Publisher
The Johns Hopkins University Press Baltimore
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0018845
ISBN
9780801862229

€ 5.28

Paperback. This comprehensive study of one of the most ecologically rich regions of the southeast underscores the relevance of archaeological research in understanding long-term cultural change. Editor(s): Peacock, Evan; Schauwecker, Timothy. Num Pages: 408 pages, 64 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBS; RGBC; RNU. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 24. Weight in Grams: 603. An excellent, clean copy
Publisher
University of Alabama Press Tuscaloosa
Number of pages
408
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0018872
ISBN
9780817312152

€ 12.84

Paperback. By the 14th century more than a dozen accretional burial mounds - reaching heights of 12 to 15 feet - marked the floodplains of interior Virginia. This study uses what remains of the mounds - excavated from the 1890s to the 1980s - to gain a new understanding of the Monacans. Num Pages: 160 pages, b/w figs, tbs. BIC Classification: 1KBBFV; 3H; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 12. Weight in Grams: 299. An excellent, clean copy
Publisher
University of Alabama Press Tuscaloosa
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0018456
ISBN
9780817351441

€ 12.68

Paperback. These essays focus on Philadelphians who were concerned with Americanist archaeology, or the "archaeology of the New World". They examine most of the key players, including Enlightenment scholars such as Benjamin Smith Barton, Thomas Jefferson and John Wesley Powell. Editor(s): Fowler, Don D.; Wilcox, David R. Num Pages: 240 pages, 10 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 18. Weight in Grams: 494. Fine copy
Publisher
University Alabama Press
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KST0009863
ISBN
9780817313128

€ 12.65

Paperback. This historical adventure details the yearly winter travels of Francis R. Stebbins to Florida's Indian River, from 1878 to 1888. What Stebbins enjoyed most was sailing down the river interviewing townspeople and examining local attractions as he went. He documents a decade of change to the Indian River wilderness. Editor(s): Lewis, Carolyn Baker. Num Pages: 256 pages, 16 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBFL; 3JH; WTLC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 18. Weight in Grams: 431. An excellent, clean copy
Publisher
University of Alabama Press Tuscaloosa
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0017374
ISBN
9780817351298

€ 12.69

Paperback. A collection of almost 50 tales about New Jersey's southernmost counties. While the focus is on Atlantic City and its remarkable people, outsize structures and quirky events, the storytelling ranges across the wider region to provide an insider's look at history as it was being made. Num Pages: 230 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBEJ; HBJK; WQH; WTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 12. Weight in Grams: 329. An excellent, clean copy
Publisher
Rutgers University Press New Brunswick
Number of pages
230
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0018838
ISBN
9780813530079

€ 11.36

Paperback. Editor(s): Dreisbach, Daniel L. Num Pages: 220 pages, Illustrations, 1 facsim., ports. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HBJK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 159 x 15. Weight in Grams: 386. An excellent, clean copy
Publisher
The University Press of Kentucky Lexington
Number of pages
220
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
First Edition
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0018126
ISBN
9780813108803

€ 5.28

Paperback. This critical study re-evaluates the place and importance of Civil War fiction in American literary history. It contains a collection of essays written by novelists and scholars of the Civil War, that examine 14 works considered classics of Civil War fiction published before 1950. Editor(s): Madden, David; Bach, Peggy. Series: Civil War fiction. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; 3JH; DSBF; FC; FJM; HBJK; HBLL; HBWJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 354. An excellent, clean copy
Publisher
University of Alabama Press Tuscaloosa
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
1St Edition
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0018612
ISBN
9780817310929

€ 5.28

Paperback. As early nationalist writers wrestled with the question, they proved how hard a question it is to answer and how great are the dangers in scripting its answers too easily. Num Pages: 264 pages, 7, 7 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; DSBD; DSBF; DSK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 155 x 228 x 20. Weight in Grams: 368. An excellent, clean copy
Publisher
The Johns Hopkins University Press Baltimore
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0017712
ISBN
9780801865381

€ 9.76

Paperback. Series: Ohio Bicentennial S. Num Pages: 230 pages, illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1KBBNH; KNG; WGM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 241 x 152 x 17. Weight in Grams: 408. An excellent, clean copy
Publisher
Ohio University Press Athens
Number of pages
230
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0018190
ISBN
9780821412848

€ 5.28

Paperback. Drawing on the works and words of artisans and artisanas, Indians, and mestizos, the author critiques the national ideology of ethnic homogeneity. He shows how Gueguence tells a story about the passing of time, the absurdity of authority, and the contradictions of coping with inheritances of the past. Num Pages: 320 pages, 19 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1KLCN; JFSC; JFSL; JHM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 154 x 24. Weight in Grams: 553. Large format paperback.Clean copy.
Publisher
Duke University Press North Carolina
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
First Edition
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KEX0212014
ISBN
9780822322887

€ 5.28

Paperback. Editor(s): Friedman, Sheldon; Jacobs, David H. Series: LERA Research Volumes. Num Pages: 320 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JKSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 10. Weight in Grams: 257. An excellent, clean copy
Publisher
Industrial Relations Research Association Champaign, IL
Number of pages
350
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0018176
ISBN
9780913447819

€ 5.77

Hardcover. Caborn-Welborn, a late Mississippian (A.D. 1400-1700) farming society, developed following the collapse of the Angel chiefdom (A.D. 1000-1400). David Pollack examines the ways in which that new society reconstructed social, political, and economic relationships from the remnants of the Angel chiefdom. Num Pages: 320 pages, 47 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBBN; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 24. Weight in Grams: 535. An excellent, clean copy
Publisher
University of Alabama Press Tuscaloosa
Number of pages
320
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0019185
ISBN
9780817314194

€ 9.79

Paperback. Num Pages: 460 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 2ABM; DSB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 241 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 658. "Originally published: New York : Simon & Schuster, c1994. Includes bibliographical references (p. 403-442) and index. Commissioning organisation: David Laskin. 460 p., [16] p. of plates ill., port.s 24 cm. Paperback. Fine clean copy, as new." Keywords: "Subjects - Biography - Artists, Architects & Photographers - Artists,Subjects - Biography - Artists, Architects & Photographers - General,Subjects - Poetry, Drama & Criticism - History & Criticism - G"
Publisher
University Press of New England
Number of pages
460
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
1st UPNE Pbk. Ed
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KEX0161236
ISBN
9780874517644

€ 11.37

Paperback. This new edition of "Elections USA" offers a thorough account of the electoral process at all levels and in all branches of American government, placing the issues in context. The book also provides details of other related themes including the history and nature of American political parties. Series: Politics Today. Num Pages: 256 pages, tables, index. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JPHF; JPVL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UA) A / AS level; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 19. Weight in Grams: 404. Like new, clean copy
Publisher
Manchester University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KSG0001389
ISBN
9780719045080

€ 4.64

Paperback. 240 pages. Fine copy
Publisher
Cornell University Press Ithaca
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0019073
ISBN
9780801488597

€ 16.82

Hardcover. This book explores the extent to which foodways, an important marker of group identity, can be recognized in charred macrobotanical remains from archaeological sites. Leslie Bush compares archaeobotanical remains from 13 Oliver Phase sites in Indiana to other late prehistoric sites. Num Pages: 208 pages, 12ill. BIC Classification: 1KBBND; 3H; HDD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 21. Weight in Grams: 472. Fine copy
Publisher
University Alabama Press
Number of pages
208
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KST0009731
ISBN
9780817314347

€ 17.95

Paperback. This volume presents the culture, history, chronology and character of archaeological remains for a region of the Southeast. It includes artifact definitions, descriptions of sites destroyed by construction and agricultural projects, and information collected from museums around the United States. Series: Southeastern Classics in Archaeology, Anthropology & History S. Num Pages: 192 pages, 8 illustrations, 1 map, bibliography. BIC Classification: 1KBB; HD. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 354.
Publisher
University Press of Florida Florida
Number of pages
192
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Edition
1st
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KEX0212687
ISBN
9780813016344

€ 29.95

Paperback. This study introduces the principles and practices of prescribed burning, which apply far beyond California, within a historical and ecological perspective. First published in 1989, this edition includes a new foreword. Num Pages: 274 pages, 74 b/w photgraphs, 14 line drawings, 3 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; RNF; RNKH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 454. An excellent, clean copy
Publisher
University of California Press Berkeley
Number of pages
274
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
New Ed
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0018204
ISBN
9780520219458

€ 17.95

Hardcover. This encyclopaedia makes the vital and complex process of elections in the United States accessible. It provides a comprehensive guide to understanding the current issues, history, and concepts behind attaining high political office in the United States. Editor(s): Moore, John L. Num Pages: 576 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; GBC; JPHF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 189. Weight in Grams: 1179. "Includes bibliographical references (p. 531-533) and index. Commissioning organisation: John L. Moore. xiv, 560 p. ill., maps 24 cm. Stiff illustrated boards. As new." Keywords: "Subjects - Society, Politics & Philosophy - Government & Politics - Political Structure & Processes - Elections & Referendums"
Publisher
Fitzroy, Dearborn Chicago
Number of pages
582
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KEX0163562
ISBN
9781579581268

€ 106.88
€ 29.95

Paperback. Introducing the central theoretical issues, as well as key personalities, this book traces the origins, growth and diffusion of the subject. Essential to all those attempting to understand the state of Cultural Studies today. Num Pages: 216 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 1KBB; JFC; JHM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 17. Weight in Grams: 386. An excellent, clean copy
Publisher
Routledge London
Number of pages
216
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KRS0018876
ISBN
9780415038379

€ 5.28

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