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  • Coming Around
    Richard Rose
    While researching family history for his semibiographical opera Monte and Pinky, Richmond-based poet and songwriter Richard Rose came face to face with the fact of his ancestors’ involvement in the local slave trade. As a social and environmental activist, Rose became determined to explore and come to terms with the many consequences of the injustices in which his family took p...
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    11,32 €

  • Indian Art & Culture
    Della Kew / P.E. Goddard
    Art and Culture of the Northwest Coast Indians. The Northwest Coast is the land whose aboriginal inhabitants are distinguished by their large rectangular wooden houses, totems and dug-out canoes, and their dependence upon the products of the sea for their food. They placed great value upon the purity of family descent and the virtue of benevolence in the disposition of property...
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    31,20 €

  • Le mura di Bergamo e l’esercito veneto fra 500 e 600
    Luca Stefano Cristini
    Correva l'Anno del Signore 1590. Così scriveva un soddisfatto e pago Alvise Grimani, l'allora comandante veneto della piazza di Bergamo, al termine dei lavori di realizzazione degli oltre cinque chilometri di mura porte e bastioni : 'La città è tutta serrata con baluardi e i suoi membri quasi tutti terrapienati, compite le piazze, i parapetti e le traverse per coprirsi ...
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    36,31 €

  • Hearn’s Japan
    Lafcadio Hearn
    'Finally the treatment these true classics deserve: thoroughly re-edited and modernized texts, with glossary, index...and beautiful layout to boot.'Lafcadio Hearn (1850-1904), the son of an Irish Surgeon-Major and a Greek woman of noble lineage, who settled in Japan after a checkered career in journalism in Cincinnati and New Orleans, is still considered by many the most astute...
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    25,13 €

  • Negotiating the NWT Devolution of Lands & Resources
    Hal J. Gerein / Hal JGerein
    In this story, the author is the GNWT's Chief Negotiator for the devolution of lands and resources from Canada. Devolution means the transfer of authority from a senior level of government to a junior level. Many national governments today areinvolved with devolution as a means to "subsidiarity", the principle that politicalpower should be exercised by the least central or ...
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    44,75 €

  • ’Dignity of Labour’ for African Leaders
    Shoko Yamada
    From 1910 to the 1930s, educating Africans was a major preoccupation in the metropole and in the colonies of imperial Britain. This richly researched book untangles the discourse on education for African leaders, which involved diverse actors such as colonial officials, missionaries, European and American educationists or ideologues in Africa and diaspora. The analysis is prese...
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    54,22 €

  • AL-FARD
    Ali Mahdi Muhammad
    The Al-Fard, or the The Dawn, has captured the early rays of Our history. This history is essential if we are to be brought face to face with the One true and living God of the universe. The purpose of this writing is to bring the reader step by step, one degree at a time to the reality of God in person. The teachings of Our Father elevates the believer to the level of Godhood ...
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    23,17 €

  • The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, 1847
    NEHGS
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    36,64 €

  • LA ACULTURACIÓN MISIONAL EN LA ORINOQUIA
    Joséj DEL REY FAJARDO SJ.
    No han tenido buena prensa las Misiones desde la Independencia hasta el siglo XX en que comenzó a conocerse la documentación. El presente libro de José del rey Fajardo SJ, trata de recoger con el aval documental el difícil tránsito que tuvo que acometer el indígena para abandonar la dispersión en que vivía y tener como puerto de llegada la “reducción-municipio”. Es decir, el pa...
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    33,54 €

  • President Wilson’s Addresses
    Woodrow Wilson
    'These addresses of President Woodrow Wilson are almost entirely concerned with political affairs, and more specifically with defining Americanism. Yet they also show that even as he moved from academia to the heights of politics, Wilson retained something of the teacher’s interest in showing the relation between specific instances and the general forms of thought or action of ...
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    20,03 €

  • Pyrrhus
    Jacob Abbott
    Jacob Abbott was a prolific author, writing juvenile fiction, brief histories, biographies, religious books for the general reader, and a few works in popular science. Check out the following list of books to take and exciting, informative, and easy to understand stroll through history ...
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    20,21 €

  • Plutarch’s Lives Vol. 3
    Plutarch
    Plutarch’s Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch’s Lives, is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving Parallel Lives, contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four unpaired, single lives. It...
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    36,30 €

  • Plutarch’s Lives Vol. 1
    Plutarch
    Plutarch’s Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch’s Lives, is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving Parallel Lives, contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four unpaired, single lives. It...
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    36,30 €

  • Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans Vol. 4
    Plutarch
    Plutarch’s Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch’s Lives, is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving Parallel Lives, contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four unpaired, single lives. ...
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    36,22 €

  • King Alfred of England
    Jacob Abbott
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    20,32 €

  • Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans Vol. 1
    Plutarch
    Plutarch’s Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans, commonly called Parallel Lives or Plutarch’s Lives, is a series of biographies of famous men, arranged in tandem to illuminate their common moral virtues or failings. The surviving Parallel Lives, contain twenty-three pairs of biographies, each pair consisting of one Greek and one Roman, as well as four unpaired, single lives. ...
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    36,30 €

  • Autobiography of a Yogi - With Pictures
    Paramhansa Yogananda
    Autobiography of a Yogi introduces the reader to the life of Paramahansa Yogananda and his encounters with spiritual figures of both the East and West. The book begins with his childhood family life, to finding his guru, to becoming a monk and establishing his teachings of Kriya Yoga meditation. The book continues in 1920 when Yogananda accepts an invitation to speak in a relig...
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    33,61 €

  • Manifesto of the Communist Party
    Karl Marx
    The Communist Manifesto was first published on February 21, and it is one of the world’s most influential political tracts. Commissioned by the Communist League and written by communist theorists Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, it laid out the League’s purposes and program. The Manifesto suggested a course of action for a proletarian (working class) revolution to overthrow the ...
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    14,22 €

  • Romulus
    Jacob Abbott
    Jacob Abbott was a prolific author, writing juvenile fiction, brief histories, biographies, religious books for the general reader, and a few works in popular science. Check out the following list of books to take and exciting, informative, and easy to understand stroll through history. ...
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    20,23 €

  • The Art of Living
    Epictetus Epictetus
    No writings of Epictetus himself are really known. His discourses were transcribed and compiled by his pupil Arrian (author of the Anabasis Alexandri). The main work is The Discourses, four books of which have been preserved (out of an original eight). Arrian also compiled a popular digest, entitled the Enchiridion, or Handbook. In a preface to the Discourses, addressed to Luci...
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    15,57 €

  • The Histories
    Herodotus Herodotus
    Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who lived in the fifth century BC (c.484 - 425 BC). He has been called the 'Father of History', and was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative. ...
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    35,63 €

  • The Story of my Life
    John Albert Macy
    The Story of My Life, is Helen Keller’s autobiography detailing her early life, especially her experiences with Anne Sullivan. The book is dedicated to inventor Alexander Graham Bell. The dedication reads, 'To ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL Who has taught the deaf to speak and enabled the listening ear to hear speech from the Atlantic to the Rockies, I dedicate this Story of My Life.' ...
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    36,69 €

  • The Story of My Life Vol. 6 Spanish Passions
    Giacomo Casanova
    Casanova was an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice. His autobiography, Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life), is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He has become so famous for his often complicated and elaborate affairs with women that his name is now synonymous with 'wom...
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    35,99 €

  • The Story of My Life Vol. 5 in London and Moscow
    Giacomo Casanova
    Casanova was an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice. His autobiography, Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life), is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He has become so famous for his often complicated and elaborate affairs with women that his name is now synonymous with 'wom...
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    36,12 €

  • The Histories Book 9
    Herodotus Herodotus
    Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who lived in the fifth century BC (c.484 - 425 BC). He has been called the 'Father of History', and was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative. ...
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    18,09 €

  • The Histories Book 4
    Herodotus Herodotus
    Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who lived in the fifth century BC (c.484 - 425 BC). He has been called the 'Father of History', and was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative. ...
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    20,61 €

  • The Histories Book 2
    Herodotus Herodotus
    Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who lived in the fifth century BC (c.484 - 425 BC). He has been called the 'Father of History', and was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative. ...
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    20,60 €

  • The Histories Book 5
    Herodotus Herodotus
    Herodotus was an ancient Greek historian who lived in the fifth century BC (c.484 - 425 BC). He has been called the 'Father of History', and was the first historian known to collect his materials systematically, test their accuracy to a certain extent and arrange them in a well-constructed and vivid narrative. ...
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    18,09 €

  • The Story of My Life Vol. 3 the Eternal Quest
    Giacomo Casanova
    Casanova was an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice. His autobiography, Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life), is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He has become so famous for his often complicated and elaborate affairs with women that his name is now synonymous with 'wom...
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    36,11 €

  • The Story of My Life Vol. 2 to Paris and Prison
    Giacomo Casanova
    Casanova was an Italian adventurer and author from the Republic of Venice. His autobiography, Histoire de ma vie (Story of My Life), is regarded as one of the most authentic sources of the customs and norms of European social life during the 18th century. He has become so famous for his often complicated and elaborate affairs with women that his name is now synonymous with 'wom...
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    35,94 €