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1933 , Metcalfe, Philip
1 1933  Metcalfe, Philip
093296687X / 9780932966872 Good.  
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1988 The Permanent Press, Sag Harbor, NY. Back of jacket is creased, with small rip repaired with archival tape. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 316 pages; Index; Notes; Bibliography; black-and-white photos. Language: English. 'From Berlin's diplomatic salons to the earliest concentration camps, 1933 captures the drama of Hitler's first year in power. Using the technique of cluster biography the author intertwines the stories of five people --the American ambassador and his daughter, Hitler's chief of the foreign press, a Jewish society reporter, and the first head of the Gestapo --into a ground zero view of Berlin society during the first turbulent months of Hitler's rule.'--from jacket flap. Keywords: history, Third Reich, Adolf Hitler, Nazi, German, Germany, William Dodd, Martha Dodd, Bella Fromm, Putzi Hanfstaengl, Rudolf Diels, Reichstag fire, anti-Semitism, Roehm purge.  
Price: 16.50 USD
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1939: The Making of the Second World War, Aster, Sidney
2 1939: The Making of the Second World War Aster, Sidney
Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1973 Simon and Schuster. Later printing. REMAINDER MARK at bottom; foxing at side page edge. Average jacket wear. Text clean. 456pp, Index, Notes, Sources, B/W photos. Language: English. NOTE: Large format-- cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope; may require additional international postage. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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A Documentary History of Communism: Communism in Russia, Daniels, Robert V.
3 A Documentary History of Communism: Communism in Russia Daniels, Robert V.
Acceptable. 
Paperback. Softcover 1988 VOLUME 1. Several pages DOG-EARED. Some MARKINGS in margins--very few. LIBRARY BOOKSALE INKSTAMP on last blank page. 443pp. Language: English. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority -- Surface or Airmail only. Keywords: Soviet, Union, Communist. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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A Peace Policy for Europe, Brandt, Willy
4 A Peace Policy for Europe Brandt, Willy
Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1969 Holt, Rinehart. Very clean, no marks. Jacket flaps heavily creased. Otherwise, average wear. 225pp. Language: English (translated from the German0. Keywords: Germany, European, leader, 20th, twentieth, century, Chancellor, Ostpolitik, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, NATO, defence, defense, alliance, detente, military, government, politics, international. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Age of Delirium: The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union, Satter, David
5 Age of Delirium: The Rise and Fall of the Soviet Union Satter, David
Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1996 Knopf. Erased mark on front free endpaper; abraded area inside front cover from removed label. Very clean; text unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Jacket has edgewear, rubbing. 424pp. Language: English. NOTE: Large size; cannot ship outside U.S. via Flat-Rate envelope. 'Drawing on 2 decades of reporting from the Soviet Union for the Wall Street Journal and the Financial Times of London, Satter's riveting montage takes us inside KGB interrogation cells, factories sabotaged by theft, collective farms awash in vodka, labor camps where a prisoner's slightest protest brings slow starvation in an isolation cell, psychiatric hospitals stuffed with political dissenters who are force-fed psychoactive drugs and tortured. By jump-cutting between historic events--the abortive 1991 coup against Gorbachev; the breakaway by the Baltic republics and Ukraine; the coal miners' strike of 1989-1990; the storming of the Russian parliament by Yeltsin's troops in 1993, which left 150 dead--and the struggles of ordinary Soviet citizens to survive in a society built on official lies and illusions, Satter provides an astonishingly intimate look at the unraveling of the Soviet system on a personal as well as a political level. ... Satter also chronicles Russia's religious revival and the alarming rise of extremist Vladimir Zhirinovsky.'--Publishers Weekly, 1996. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Balkan Babel: The Disintegration of Yugoslavia from the Death of Tito to Ethnic War, Ramet, Sabrina Petra
6 Balkan Babel: The Disintegration of Yugoslavia from the Death of Tito to Ethnic War Ramet, Sabrina Petra
Good. 
Paperback. 4th printing softcover 2nd edition 1996 Westview Press. Spine is creased. Otherwise only light wear; very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 354 pages; Index; maps. Language: English. 'In this thoroughly updated and revised edition, which includes 4 new chapters and a new epilogue, a veteran observer of the Yugoslav scene describes the forces that have fragmented the country. Tracing the steady deterioration of Yugoslavia's social and political fabric over the past decade, Sabrina Ramet argues that its decline was rooted in historical trauma and memory and was foreshadowed in the cultural sphere.'--from back cover. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Balkan Background, Newman, Bernard
7 Balkan Background Newman, Bernard
Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket, published 1945 by The Macmillan Co., NY. HEAVY WEAR to jacket: edges chipped, crumpled, rubbed, with small rips; some archival repairs; flap corners clipped but price intact. Wear to board edges and corners. Moderate age-tanning to pages. Text clean and unmarked; binding solid. Good vintage reading / research copy. 354 pages; Index; maps. Language: English. 'Mr. Newman has been around the Balkans on a bicycle, slept in the peasants' huts, learned the various native languages, and knows his subject when he describes the situation in those countries [Bulgaria, Roumania, Yugoslavia, Albania, Greece, Turkey] and suggests methods of handling it better than has been done in the past.'--from front jacket flap. No ISBN. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Barcelona, Hughes, Robert
8 Barcelona Hughes, Robert
Good. 
Paperback. Large softcover reprint 1992 Vintage. Very clean; no marks; spine uncreased. NOTICEABLE AVERAGE WEAR--corners flared and creased. 575pp, Index, Bibliography, B/W photos. 'From the bestselling author of The Fatal Shore comes a monumentally informed and irresistibly readable work of history, art criticism, and urban anthropology devoted to the most un-Spanish city in Spain.'--Ingram. Keywords: Europe, European, architecture, Mediterranean, Catalonia, Catalan, Antoni Gaudi, Civil War, Miro, Narcis Monturiol, L'Atlantida. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Blood and Iron: From Bismarck to Hitler: The Von Moltke Family's Impact on German History, Friedrich, Otto
9 Blood and Iron: From Bismarck to Hitler: The Von Moltke Family's Impact on German History Friedrich, Otto
Very Good. 
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition HARDCOVER with dustjacket 1995 HarperCollins. Unread; superclean; pages bright; binding tight. Only light shelfwear. Has REMAINDER MARK at bottom page edge. 434pp, Index, B/W photos, maps. Language: English. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority -- Surface or Airmail only. 'Opposing the Nazis from the outset, patriotic lawyer Count Helmuth James von Moltke worked as an analyst in the Third Reich's military intelligence headquarters, where he clandestinely supported the anti-Hitler resistance and devised a blueprint for a democratic Germany. Arrested by the Gestapo, he was executed in 1945, months after Hitler narrowly escaped a detonated bomb in an assassination attempt by his generals. Von Moltke abhorred Nazism as a terrible perversion of Prussian traditions that had been ratified in part by his great-great-uncle, Bismarck's field marshal, Helmuth Carl Bernhard von Moltke, who captured Paris in 1871 in the Franco-Prussian War. Yet Field Marshal von Moltke scorned that ill weed Democracy, and his nephew and namesake, General Helmuth von Moltke, German chief of staff in WWI, worked out the strategic plan for a 2-front war against France and Russia that led him and his country to ruin. Peopling a vivid canvas with cameos of Wagner, Nietzsche, Brecht, Thomas Mann and others, prolific U.S. historian Friedrich recreates modern German history through the prism of the von Moltke family in a gripping political and military chronicle.'--Publishers Weekly, 1995. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Britain Yesterday and Today: 1830 to the Present, Arnstein, Walter L.
10 Britain Yesterday and Today: 1830 to the Present Arnstein, Walter L.
Good. 
Paperback. Softcover 5th printing 1966 D.C. Heath and Co. Note: This is NOT the most recent edition. Noticeable average wear to cover; light crease to spine. Moderate age-tanning to paper; smudges on side page edges. Intact; no markings; binding tight. Great reading / research copy. 392 pages; Index; maps, black-and-white photos. Language: English. Keywords: history, modern, British, Great Britain, U.K., United Kingdom, 19th, nineteenth, 20th, twentieth, century, Victorian, Edwardian, world war. No ISBN. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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British World magazine, March 1936, Vol. 2 No. 3, Crane, T. J. L. (editor)
11 British World magazine, March 1936, Vol. 2 No. 3 Crane, T. J. L. (editor)
Good. 
Paperback. Glossy softcover monthly periodical with stapled binding, March 1936, British Publishing Company, Inc., NY. Average wear: rubbing to covers; light creases to covers and pages. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. 40 pages; black-and-white photos and advertisements. Language: English. Cover photograph of King George V by Vandyke. 'Designated as the official publication of the British Empire Chamber of Commerce in U.S.A., Inc.' For the American Anglophile reader: where in New York to find goods imported from England; reviews of British books and entertainment; suggestions for U.K. travel; ads for Brit products and shopping. Special issue commemorating the death of His Late Majesty King George V: chronology of his life; commentary; the lying in state and funeral. With full-page portrait of King Edward VIII [Duke of Windsor] by Enid Stoddard. Keywords: Great Britain, royalty, royal, United Kingdom, the Sailor King, commemorative, vintage, 1930s, Thirties, '30s. No ISBN. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Bury Me Standing: The Gypsies and Their Journey, Fonseca, Isabel
12 Bury Me Standing: The Gypsies and Their Journey Fonseca, Isabel
067973743X / 9780679737438 Paperback. Good. 
Softcover 4th printing, published 1996 by Vintage. Faint impressions from handwriting on front cover; otherwise, excellent condition: text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight; spine uncreased. 323 pages; Index; Bibliography; map; black-and-white photos. Language: English. 'Traveling as a journalist, Fonseca stayed with a number of Gypsy families in Eastern Europe between 1991 and 1995. Through her experiences with them, study of the scholarship about them, and interviews with leading figures, she has produced a contemporary account of their status, incorporating details of their society, culture, and history. Her work portrays their commitment to tribal traditions and adherence to ritual and offers good insights, particularly into women's lives.' -- Rena Fowler, Library Journal, 1995. Keywords: Roma, Romany, Romani, current affairs, diaspora, persecution. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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Cathedral, Forge, and Waterwheel: Technology and Invention in the Middle Ages, Gies, Frances; Gies, Joseph
13 Cathedral, Forge, and Waterwheel: Technology and Invention in the Middle Ages Gies, Frances; Gies, Joseph
Good. 
Hardcover. Stated 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1994 HarperCollins. Remainder mark at bottom page edge. Text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight. Average wear. 357pp, Index, Notes, Bibliography, B/W photos. Language: English. 'Moving chronologically through a millennium (500-1500 A.D.), the authors (who have written numerous books on medieval life, including Life in a Medieval City) show that the term Dark Ages is a misnomer by deftly tracing the period's main technological elements, . . . their known or probable sources, and their principal impacts. In addition to the technological developments highlighted in the book's title, the authors cover such topics as the textile industry and shipbuilding/rigging, plus obligatory topics like printing, engineering, and gunpowder. Throughout, they nimbly weave medieval cultural history into the discussion. Informative, readable, enjoyable, and well written, this work is directed to general readers. Highly recommended for all collections.'--Michael D. Cramer, Library Journal, 1994. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Community and Conflict in the Socialist Camp: The Soviet Union, East Germany, and the German Problem, 1965-1972, Wettig, Gerhard
14 Community and Conflict in the Socialist Camp: The Soviet Union, East Germany, and the German Problem, 1965-1972 Wettig, Gerhard
Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition hardcover with dustjacket 1975 St. Martin's. Clean and unmarked; top page edge has dust-spotting / foxing. Jacket has wear but no chips or rips. 161pp, Index, References. Language: English (translated from the German). Keywords: Socialism, postwar, 20th, twentieth, century. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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15 Detente and the Democratic Movement in the USSR Barghoorn
Very Good. 
Hardcover. 2nd printing. Very clean; no marks. LIGHT EDGEWEAR TO JACKET. Language: English. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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England in the Nineteenth Century (1815-1914), Thomson, David
16 England in the Nineteenth Century (1815-1914) Thomson, David
Good. 
Paperback. Mass-market paperback reprint 1981 Penguin Books. Moderate age-tanning to pages. Light wear. Very clean; no marks or creases; binding tight. Great reading / research copy. 254 pages; Index. Language: English. Volume 8 of The Pelican History of England. 'The theme of this book is the major social changes which the people of England experienced during the period of the great peace between the Battle of Waterloo and the First World War. ... The underlying motif is the remarkable accumulation of material wealth and power which the English people achieved, and this is the story of whence it derived, how it was used, and how it eventually diminished.'--from back cover. Keywords: 19th century, Victorian, Britain, British, history, historian. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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17 Everyday Life of the Etruscans MacNamara, Ellen; Wilson, Eva (illustrator)
Very Good. 
Hardcover. Hardcover with dustjacket 1st Dorset Press edition 1987. Very clean; no marks; pages bright; binding tight. Only light wear. 214 pages; Index; Notes; Glossary; Bibliography; List of Dates; References; black-and-white photos and drawings. Keywords: Etruria, ancient history, Italy, Italian, city-states, Mediterranean, art, archeology, archaeology, antiquity, antiquities, tomb, household, trade, industry, agriculture, religion, government, social, society, leisure, language, civilization. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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18 Great Britain: The Lion at Home: A Documentary History of Domestic Policy 1689-1973 Wiener, J. H. (editor)
Good. 
Paperback. COMPLETE 4-VOLUME SET softcover 1983 Chelsea House. Clean and unmarked. NOTICEABLE AVERAGE WEAR. Sides are BUMPED/indented. Over 1,300pp. Language: English. NOTE: Cannot ship outside U.S. via Global Priority -- surface or Airmail only. Keywords: England, English, British, United Kingdom, historical, document, government, governmental, political, politics, policies, nation, national, Joel. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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MUNICH: PROLOGUE TO TRAGEDY, Wheeler-Bennett, J.W.
19 MUNICH: PROLOGUE TO TRAGEDY Wheeler-Bennett, J.W.
Good. 
Paperback. NY: Viking Compass, 1964 softcover reprint of 1948 original (plus the 1962 Foreword), 500pp, Index, Bibliography. Good condition: text is clean and unmarked except for one stained page. Cover is creased near spine. Non-glossy cover and pages are age-discolored. From back cover: [T]his engrossing narrative brilliantly examines the fateful events leading up to the Munich crisis of 1938, which resulted in the sacrifice of the Sudetenland to Hitler. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Napoleon: From Tilsit to Waterloo 1807-1815, Lefebvre, Georges; Anderson, J. E. (translator)
20 Napoleon: From Tilsit to Waterloo 1807-1815 Lefebvre, Georges; Anderson, J. E. (translator)
Very Good. 
Hardcover. 1st edition thus hardcover with dustjacket 1969 Columbia Univ. Superclean; no marks; pages bright. Chipping to jacket edges; price intact. 414pp, Index, extensive Bibliography. Language: English. 2nd volume in a 2-volume translation of the French-language original published 1936. Paraphrased from the publisher: Examines Napoleon's impact on the life of Europe from his humiliation of Russia at Tilsit to the events of the Hundred Days. Considered a classic study of the Napoleonic era. Presents the history of a time that was dominated by Napoleon Bonaparte. The author looks at the intricate political and intellectual trends of the age, focusing on economic and social developments as well as individuals who shaped the course of events. In particular, he examines the collective life of the French people. Keywords: France, war, military, campaign, historiography, Continent, Russian. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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