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  • 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 €

  • 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 €

  • 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 €

  • 'THE TRIPLE WHAMMY' AND OTHER RUSSIAN STORIES
    Louis Menashe
    A captivating lifetime of personal and professional experiences by an American historian, film specialist and documentary filmmaker in the Soviet Union and post-Soviet Russia. The author’s experiences as a radical in the turbulent 1960s, and his eventual disenchantment offer some precedents and perspectives to all those on the Left, Center or Right interested in the fluctuation...
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    26,31 €

  • Barossa Journeys
    Noris Ioannou
    Barossa Journeys: Into a valley of tradition creates a sensory experience where the flavours of wine and food intermingle with the celebrations of festivals and music. Favourite places and enchanting, out-of-the-way sites are revealed. Explore places as evocative as the long-lost village of Hoffnungsthal, and the strange cave home of the eccentric explorer Menge. Wander through...
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    35,70 €

  • Growing Up in Beloit
    Robert Burdick
    Robert Burdick’s Growing Up in Beloit, serves as both an homage to coming of age in a gentler era, and as a poignant love letter to his beloved Midwestern hometown.  In a lively narrative, Burdick brings to life the universal exuberance and industry of youth, from comic adventures, pranks, and pratfalls, to the more serious business of navigating academics at school and experie...
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    26,63 €

  • CHINA THROUGH AMERICAN EYES
    WENXIAN ZHANG
    Cultural understanding between the United States and China has been a long and complex process. The period from the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth century is not only a critical era in modern Chinese history, but also the peak time of illustrated news reporting in the United States. Besides images from newspapers and journals, this collection also contains pictur...
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    165,78 €

  • Uniforms of Russian army during the Napoleonic war vol.17
    Aleksandr Vasilevich Viskovatov / Mark Conrad
    This volume is related to the Russian Army during the zar Alexander I era, and are about the Guard cavalry regiments (part 1). Compiled at Saint Petersburg during the year from 1837 and 1851, the Historical Description of the Clothing and Arms of the Russian Army has had an enormous impact and great importance for the study on the history of Russian costume and uniformology dev...
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    40,78 €

  • Murdered Judges of the Twentieth Century
    Susan P. Baker
    Although there have been individual books published about famous murder cases ranging from serial killers, mass murderers and more . . . .'Murdered Judges of the Twentieth Century' is the first collection of its kind. Susan P. Baker started this project because she was concerned with the prevalence of violence in American courthouses in the 1980s and 1990s. She had always thoug...
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    21,93 €

  • The Blessings of Liberty
    Francis Pickens Miller
    Defining liberty as balance between freedom and security, the author speculates on the possibilities of the preservation of liberty and the Union. This is dependent on the subordination of commercial activities, sectional interests, and our varying social traditions to a common purpose--one that transcends and conditions all citizens to a continuing operation of our democracy o...
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    48,58 €

  • George B. McClellan
    Bryan Conrad / H. J. Eckenrode / HJEckenrode
    In their study, the authors redeem the most ill-judged man in American history' and point out that it was he who took command of the Union forces and probably saved the Union cause. More than the stry of McClellan, it is the story of the nation’s capital fearful of invasion, of a Washington dominated by politicians and partisans, and of military intrigue in high places.'Origina...
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    60,83 €

  • The Culture of Early Charleston
    Frederick P. Bowes / Frederick PBowes
    In the golden days of its material prosperity, Charleston built a pattern of culture whose opulence and grace have not been duplicated elsewhere in America. No American city espoused the cause of independence with more courage and spirit. This study of the culture of early Charleston adds to our knowledge of the American past and the American tradition.Originally published in 1...
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    48,37 €

  • Hip Santa Cruz 2
    Ralph Abraham
    First person accounts from pioneers of the Hip Culture of Santa Cruz in the 1960s and 1970s, including: Doug Hansen, Pat Miller, Lee Quarnstrom, Lex van Zyl, Stanley D. Stephens, Raven Lang, Jodi Frediani, Rosalie Allen Taylor, Estelle Fein, Gerd Stern, Fritjof Capra, T. Mike Walker, Ralph H. Abraham, Glenn Allen Howard, John Livingston, Ray Gwyn, Kate Bowland. ...
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    23,00 €

  • Rain Falling on Tamarind Trees
    C. L. Hoang
    Finalist (Travel category), 2019 San Diego Book Awards Former Amazon #1 New Release in Vietnam Travel Guides 5-Star Rating from Amazon Hall-of-Fame Top Reviewer Have you ever wondered what Vietnam is like some forty years after the war has ended? Then come along with the author as he returns to visit his ancestral homeland for the first time after a decades-long absence.Retrace...
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    13,47 €

  • MEEGOOK
    Jeanhee Kang
    In November, 1982, Jesus asked Kang on the darkest night of her life, 'Why aren't you going to church?' Kang who had broken almost all of the Ten Commandments by age 25, questioned God in disbelief, 'Why me?', ' You must not know of my dark Past...'      Three years after the Korean War ends, Jeanhee Kang is born to poor rice farmers in a predominantly Buddhist culture. A b...
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    11,03 €

  • Color Historic Jacksonville
    Anne Brooke Hawkins
    Living in Jacksonville, Oregon for 24 years gives me a special vision of the many facets of this historic community. Driving into town, a traffic sign reduces your speed from 45 mph to 25. You see the town in the distance as you put your foot on the brake and with a sigh you think, God’s in his heaven, all’s right with the world!Coloring books have enjoyed a surge in popularity...
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    20,08 €

  • How Great a Crime - to tell the truth
    Neil Kay / Steven Kay
    Joseph Gales was one of the all-time great Sheffielders – forget Joe Cocker, Jessica Ennis-Hill, Sean Bean or Michael Palin. These are all minnows compared to Joseph Gales – and their stories are boring besides that of the Galeses. The Galeses story has been forgotten and has not been brought together in one place before – it is not just something dredged up from history – an i...
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    10,33 €

  • The Great National Divides
    Paul Brakke
    THE GREAT NATIONAL DIVIDES discusses the many divisions in the United States and how to fix these divides to reunite this great country.  It begins by tracing a first divide back to the origins of the racial divide going back to Civil War times.  Then it discusses our bleak present, reflected in the controversy over the killings of blacks by cops and the Black Lives Matter move...
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    12,67 €

  • An Artist in Japan
    John La Farge
    “Finally the treatment these true classics deserve: thoroughly re-edited and modernized texts, with glossary, index…and beautiful layout to boot.”John la Farge (1835–1910), traveling Japan’s interior in the summer of 1886, sees Japan in a way only he can: through the eyes of a painter, observing a vast canvas in which he discerns every color, every shade, every nuance, every re...
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    25,45 €

  • Nashville Baseball History
    Bill Traughber
    Nashville is a Big League city despite never having been home to a major league team. From the Civil War era, to star-studded exhibitions, to outstanding Negro Leagues teams, to some of the great minor league franchises of all time, few cities have as rich a baseball tradition as Nashville, Tennessee.Nashville sports historian Bill Traughber, who has been writing about baseball...
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    13,15 €

  • Mr Menzies' Garden Legacy
    Clive Lionel Justice
    The information found in this history represents a life of interest in plants of the coastal region by the author. This interest undoubtedly relates to the author’s roots on a Gulf Island in the Strait of Georgia. There is a special afinity with the sea and the land that is developed when one grows up on these islands. There is also great appreciation for the conservation and l...
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    40,47 €

  • The Native American Cookbook Recipes From Native American Tribes
    G.W. Mullins
    Light Of The Moon Publishing along with Author G.W. Mullins and Illustrator / Artist C.L. Hause have joined together to explore Native American Indian Cooking.  More than just a cookbook, this Native American recipe collection offers a look into a forgotten past.  'The Native American Cookbook Recipes From Native American Tribes,' offers a large collection of recipes from and i...
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    24,56 €

  • The Road to Louisiana
    David Cheramie
    This anthology constitutes the first attempt to fill comprehensively one of the most enduring lacunae in Louisiana historiography—the French-Antillian migration to the lower Mississippi Valley. Generations of Louisiana historians have neglected this influx, involving more than 10,000 Saint-Domingue refugees between 1792 and 1810. These newcomers were subsequently joined by far ...
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    15,62 €

  • Entre la aceptación y el rechazo - El reto de vivir en Cuba
    Raudel García Bringas
    “Eres un símbolo de la ­fidelidad de Dios y la integridad del hombre. Eres un Job de la era moderna. Con Dios siempre tendremos un ­final feliz, y si este momento no es un momento feliz, entonces significa que no es el ­final” Pbro. Guillermo Ramos Mantilla Miembro de la Junta Directiva de la Convención Bautista de Cuba Occidental y profesor del Seminario Teológico Bautista d...
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    17,44 €

  • '...and the Mille Lacs who have no reservation...'
    Clarence Ralph Fitz
    The book chronologically explains the bungling of the federal government as they attempted to be fair to the Indians while at the same time moving them out of the way of settlement. It also delves into the interaction between the Sioux and the Chippewa, including the joint attempt in 1862 to kill all the white people in Minnesota, and how the results of that interaction affecte...
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    30,86 €

  • The Headless Horseman of Booger Holler and Other Dover Tales
    Mindy Campbell Hudson
    Collected through firsthand interviews, author Mindy Campbell Hudson brings local lore to life in The Headless Horseman of Booger Holler and Other Dover Tales with stories of Dover, Arkansas's own legends, history, and supernatural tales. Complete with photographs of historical Dover, this collection of tales captures the legacy and traditions of rural Arkansas and sets it ...
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    12,86 €

  • Pan-Africanism and Education
    Kenneth J. King / Kenneth JKing
    This is an analysis of the complex links between Black America and Africa in the period of 1880 to 1945. It examines an extended white attempt to pattern politics and education in colonial Africa upon the example of the U.S. South. This export of United States race relations to Africa was resisted by Black intellectuals in the United States and many of the early nationalists in...
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    24,60 €

  • The Worst Country in the World
    Patsy Trench
    “Set against the backdrop of the Australian migrant experience, 'The Worst Country in the World' is not only a great read but a thought-provoking one too, especially for those with links to Australia, which reinvented itself from a convict colony to one of the ’luckiest’ countries in the world.” Karen Clare, Family Tree magazine.In 1801 Mary Pitt, a 53-year-old widow an...
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    14,92 €