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A FARTHER SHORE: IRELAND'S LONG ROAD TO PEACE

By: Adams, Gerry

Price: ¥1,900.00

Publisher: Random House: 2003

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000013196

ISBN: 0375508155

Condition: Fine/Near Fine


A tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper. Born in Belfast in 1948, Adams has spent his entire life in the nationalist movement and immediately states that he was never a member of the IRA; he similarly denies that Sinn Fein is "the political wing of the IRA." Northern Ireland politics is always a complicated array of facts and contradictions, but Adams has done a workmanlike job of defining events and personalities. He puts the 1988 Gibraltar assassinations of three IRA members squarely at the feet of Margaret Thatcher. And while he excoriates Thatcher and her ilk, he emb... View more info

ON ANIMALS: AELIAN: ON THE CHARACTERISTICS OF ANIMALS, VOLUME II, BOOKS 6-1 1

By: Aelian

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Harvard University Press: 1959

Seller ID: RWARE0000039640

ISBN: 0674994930

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Aelian (Claudius Aelianus), a Roman born ca. 170 CE at Praeneste, was a pup il of the rhetorician Pausanias of Caesarea, and taught and practised rheto ric. Expert in Attic Greek, he became a serious scholar and studied history under the patronage of the Roman empress Julia Domna. He apparently spent all his life in Italy where he died after 230 CE. Aelian's On the Characteristics of Animals, in 17 books, is a collection of facts and beliefs concerning the habits of animals drawn from Greek author s and some personal observation. Fact, fancy, legend, stories and gossip al l play their part in... View more info

ROOTS OF STONE: THE STORY OF THOSE WHO CAME BEFORE

By: Allison, Hugh G.

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Mainstream Publishing: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000020762

ISBN: 1840188332

Condition: Near Fine/Near Fine


A crisp clean first edition, no markings throughout, not an ex-lib: Hugh Allison was born in 1960 and has worked in the tourism industry and for the Highland Council. Following a period working in the US in 2000, he is now employed by the National Trust for Scotland. He is married with two children. View more info

WEALTH OF THE ROMAN WORLD: AD 300-700

By: Author, No

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Published for the Trustees o.: 1977

Seller ID: RWARE0000004812

ISBN: 0714100617

Condition: Very Good


Wealth of the Roman world: Gold and silver, AD 300-700. View more info

EUROPEAN HOME FRONTS 1939 - 1945

By: Beck, Earl R.

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000036737

ISBN: 0882959069

Condition: As New


In a book arranged in chapters which deal separately with the Home Fronts o f each country, Beck is able to provide a comprehensive picture of the effe cts of the world's only 'total war' upon the civilians who often faced bewi lderment, fear, death, and destruction all around them. Beck considers the effects of bombing and sometimes actual fighting in the streets and towns i n which people lived, and the policies of individual governments that attem pted to encourage and retain support for the war effort in varying ways. View more info

HEROES' TWILIGHT

By: Bergonzi, Bernard

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan: 1980

Seller ID: RWARE0000037715

ISBN: 0333281578

Condition: Very Good


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THE TWILIGHT LORDS: AN IRISH CHRONICLE: THE FIERCE, DOOMED STRUGGLE OF THE LAST GREAT FEUDAL LORDS OF IRELAND AGAINST THE ENGLAN

By: Berleth, Richard

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble Books: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000025468

ISBN: 1566195985

Condition: Very Good


(No Dustjacket) The Twilight Lords is the chronicle of the ferocious twenty-year struggle between the English monarch and the feudal lords of Ireland. View more info

WHAT LIFE WAS LIKE IN THE REALM OF ELIZABETH: ENGLAND, AD 1533-1603

By: Books, Time-Life

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Time Life Education: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000032077

ISBN: 0783554567

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The editors of Time-Life Books have produced another wonderful pictorial book. What was life like in England during the realm of Elizabeth? Without glorification or fanfare, here is a concise, informative book filled with great photographs, hardbound for you to be able to treasure for many years to come. View more info

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THE NORMANS

By: Brown, R. Allen

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: St Martins Pr: 1984

Seller ID: RWARE0000025514

ISBN: 0312577761

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A tight clean hardcover, no markings throughout: A wide-ranging account of the Norman penetration of the whole of Europe, from Scotland to Syria, from military and political organisation to architecture and ideology. View more info

DISCOVER SCOTLAND'S HISTORY

By: Cameron, A. D.

Price: ¥2,800.00

Publisher: Scottish Cultural Press: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000010938

ISBN: 1898218765

Condition: Near Fine


A tight clean copy, no markings throughout. Rev. and updated ed. of: History for young Scots. 2nd ed. 1980. Includes index. View more info

A HISTORY OF MODERN FRANCE VOLUME 1: 1715-1799 (V. 1)

By: Cobban, Alfred

Price: ¥400.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1957

Seller ID: RWARE0000032500

ISBN: 0140204032

Condition: Good


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CAPITAL CRIMES: SEVEN CENTURIES OF LONDON LIFE AND MURDER

By: Decharne, Max

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Random House UK: 2013

Seller ID: RWARE0000043572

ISBN: 0099539020

Condition: Very Good


Over seven centuries London has changed dramatically-from walled medieval s ettlement to bustling modern metropolis. But throughout its history there h as been one inescapable constant: murder. It winds through the heart of the capital as surely as the River Thames. Capital Crimes tells the story of c rime and punishment in the city, ­from the killing of infamous "questmonger " Roger Legett during the Peasants' Revolt of 1381 through to the hanging o f Styllou Christofi in 1954. Along the way we encounter such shocking chara cters as railway murderer Franz Muller, the "baby farmer... View more info

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AMERICAN NOTES & PICTURES

By: Dickens, Charles

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Orion Publishing Group, Ltd: 1997

Seller ID: RWARE0000045777

ISBN: 0460876856

Condition: Very Good


These authoritative texts are among the most vital editions of Dickens's wo rks available. Each volume includes a chronology of Dickens's life and time s, a suggested reading list, and a collation of the novel's critical recept ion. View more info

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O'BRIEN POCKET HISTORY OF THE TROUBLES (POCKET HISTORY SERIES)

By: Feeney, Brian

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: The O'Brien Press: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000044869

ISBN: 0862788536

Condition: Very Good


This concise history and analysis of the complex conflict that has plagued Northern Ireland for nearly 50 years traces the various attempts at peace a nd subsequent failures. From the start of serious unrest with the Divis Str eet riots of 1965 to the signing of the Good Friday agreement in 1998, each eruption of violence is examined and the place of the major political and paramilitary forces explained. In addition to providing a carefully selecte d time line, social and economic histories are chronicled, revealing the en demic divisions in housing and education as well as the woeful employme... View more info

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ARISTOCRACY AND PEOPLE: BRITAIN 1815-1865

By: Gash, Norman

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Edward Arnold: 1985

Seller ID: RWARE0000014089

ISBN: 0713161604

Condition: Very Good


One of the foremost scholars of nineteenth-century England, Gash has writte n a new interpretation of the years 1815 to 1865 that takes industrializati on off center stage as the great dramatic event in national life. Gash inte grates other equally significant changes the postwar slump in trade and man ufacturing, the unprecedented expansion of population, and the increasing u rbanization. He argues that the singular ability of the industrial revoluti on to produce wealth and skills enabled England to cope with impending soci al catastrophe. Gash also reintroduces the importance of politics in... View more info

A MEDIEVAL FAMILY: THE PASTONS OF FIFTEENTH-CENTURY ENGLAND

By: Gies, Frances

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS: 1999

Seller ID: RWARE0000040319

ISBN: 0060930551

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. The Paston family of Norfolk, England, has long been known to medieval scho lars for its large collection of personal correspondence, which has survive d five centuries. Until now, however, they have remained virtually unknown to the general reading public. Revealing a wealth of information about the manners, morals, lifestyles, and attitudes of the late Middle Ages, the let ters also tell a story of three generations of the fifteenth-century Paston ... View more info

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A HISTORY OF THE TWENTIETH CENTURY: 1900-33 V. 1

By: GILBERT, MARTIN

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: HarperCollins: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000020504

ISBN: 0006376614

Condition: Very Good


A crisp clean softcover, no markings throughout. View more info

PEOPLE OF THE WILDCAT COUNTRY: TALES FROM BADENOCH AND STRATHSPEY [ILLUSTRA TED]

By: Glentruim, Sandra MacPherson

Price: ¥1,200.00

Publisher: Birlinn Publishers: 2006

Seller ID: RWARE0000016688

ISBN: 1841584487

Condition: As New


A crisp clean as new softcover: In "A Strange and Wild Place", Sandra MacPherson recorded her extraordinary life as a Highland chieftain's wife on Glentruim estate, weaving her own s tory with tales of infamous Macphersons of old. In her latest book, she bro adens her horizons to include the whole of Badenoch and Strathspey, introdu cing a multitude of old and new tales from the area, as well as providing m ore personal recollections of her experiences there. In addition to stories featuring members of her own MacPherson clan, she also includes tales of l ove, battle, adventure, intrig... View more info

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IN THE NAME OF ROME: THE MEN WHO WON THE ROMAN EMPIRE

By: Goldsworthy, Adrian

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Phoenix: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000045414

ISBN: 0753817896

Condition: Good


Adrian Goldsworthy has received wide acclaim for his exceptional writing on the Roman Empire-including high praise from the acclaimed military histori an and author John Keegan- and here he offers a new perspective on the Empi re by focusing on its greatest generals, including Scipio Africanus, Marius , Pompey, Caesar, and Titus. Each chapter paints a fascinating portrait of a single general, offering in-depth insight into his leadership skills and victories, as well as each one's pioneering strategies, many of which are s till used today. In the process, this absorbing, reader-friendly histor... View more info

A CENTURY OF OXFORD

By: Graham, Malcolm

Price: ¥1,800.00

Publisher: Stroud : Sutton: 1999

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007519

ISBN: 0750924322

Condition: Fine/Fine


A highly collectible fist edition, protected in a new brodart wrapper. A fascinating look at the.. Events,People And Places Over The Last 100 Years. View more info