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Image for The 9/11 Commission Report:  final report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States

The 9/11 Commission Report: final report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks upon the United States

By: N/A

Price: $4.69

Publisher: New York, Norton: 2004

Seller ID: 1428

ISBN: 0393326713

Condition: Good


In November 2002 the United States Congress and President George W. Bush established by law the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States, also known as the 9/11 Commission. This independent, bipartisan panel was directed to examine the facts and circumstances surrounding the September 11 attacks, identify lessons learned, and provide recommendations to safeguard against future acts of terrorism. View more info

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Tybee Island

By: Adams, James

Price: $13.99

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2000

Seller ID: 1314

ISBN: 0738505765

Condition: Very Good


Tybee Island is a tiny piece of land, only-two-and-a-half miles long and two-thirds of a mile wide; however, its strategic location near the mouth of the Savannah River assigned to it an important role in the birth and history of the state of Georgia. Over this coastal community five flags have flown, representing Spain, France, England, the Confederate States of America, and the United States of America. Using numerous vintage photographs from the archives of the Tyb... View more info

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Tybee Island

By: Adams, James

Price: $8.79

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia Publishing: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1315

ISBN: 0738505765

Condition: Very Good


Inscription on inside front cover in pen. - However... Includes author's signature on next page. ; Tybee Island is a tiny piece of land, only-two-and-a-half miles long and two-thirds of a mile wide; however, its strategic location near the mouth of the Savannah River assigned to it an important role in the birth and history of the state of Georgia. Over this coastal community five flags have flown, representing Spain, France, England, the Confederate States of America, a... View more info

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Peace & War A Theory of International Relations

By: Aron, Raymond

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger: 1966

Seller ID: 704

Condition: Very Good


Translated from the French by Richard Howard and Annette Baker Fox"This is the mot intellectually ambitious work that has ever been written about international relations. Aron is a great teacher because he brings to his critical task not only a formidable analytical talent but also a piercing common sense - the art of going straight to the heart of an issue... At the same time, he manages to see all sides of every problem." - Stanley Hoffmann in The New Replublic. ... View more info

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A wartime log

By: Beltrone, Art and Lee

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Charlottesville, Va., Howell Press: c1994.

Seller ID: 680

ISBN: 0943231906

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


With watercolors extracted from food can labels and paint brushes made from their own hair, downed WWII American flyers recreated their recollections of combat and experiences as prisoners of war in blank books provided by the YMCA. A WARTIME LOG compiles selections from some of these original books. 82 color paintings, 112 b&w photos and illustrations. View more info

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Scars of War, Wounds of Peace: The Israeli-Arab Tragedy

By: Ben-Ami, Shlomo

Price: $5.99

Publisher: Oxford, Oxford University Press: 2006

Seller ID: 1836

ISBN: 0195181581

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Ex-Library; An Oxford-trained historian who became Israeli Foreign Minister, Shlomo Ben-Ami was a key figure in the Camp David negotiations and many other rounds of peace talks, public and secret, with Palestinian and Arab officials. He offers here an unflinching account of the Arab-Israeli conflict, informed by his firsthand knowledge of the major characters and events. Clear-eyed and unsparing, Ben-Ami traces the twists and turns of the Middle East conflict and the ... View more info

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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: a Savannah story

By: Berendt, John

Price: $6.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1994

Seller ID: 1159

ISBN: 0679429220

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Shots rang out in Savannah's grandest mansion in the misty, early morning hours of May 2, 1981. Was it murder or self-defense? For nearly a decade, the shooting and its aftermath reverberated throughout this hauntingly beautiful city of moss-hung oaks and shaded squares. John Berendt's sharply observed, suspenseful, and witty narrative reads like a thoroughly engrossing novel, and yet it is a work of nonfiction. Berendt skillfully interweaves a hugely entertaining first-... View more info

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The Death of the West: How Dying Populations and Immigrant Invasions Imperil Our Country and Civilization

By: Buchanan, Patrick J.

Price: $6.48

Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books: 2001

Seller ID: 499

ISBN: 0312285485

Condition: Very Good


Inscription in front: "Happy Birthday to Brad from Mom & Dad 06-10-02"; The West is dying. Collapsing birth rates in Europe and the U. S. , coupled with population explosions in Africa, Asia and Latin America are set to cause cataclysmic shifts in world power, as unchecked immigration swamps and polarizes every Western society and nation. Drawing on U. N. Population projections, recent U. S. Census figures, and expert policy studies, prominent conservative Pat Buchanan t... View more info

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Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: why the Greeks Matter (Hinges of History)

By: Cahill, Thomas

Price: $7.48

Publisher: Anchor: 2004

Seller ID: 80

ISBN: 0385495544


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The History of Brazil

By: Calogeras, Joao Pandia

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, NC, University of North Carolina Press: 1939

Seller ID: 694

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


The Inter-American Historical Series; An adaptation of the Portuguese text A Formacao historiçã do Brasil. A readable volume which gives and excellent idea of the forces that have made Brazilian history and of the evolution of the people of Brazil into a nation. View more info

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The Wanderer The Last American Slave Ship and the Conspiracy That Set Its Sails

By: Calonius, Erik

Price: $6.49

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Griffin: 2006

Seller ID: 1041

ISBN: 0312343485

Condition: As New


On Nov. 28, 1858, a ship called the Wanderer slipped silently into a coastal channel and unloaded a cargo of over 400 African slaves onto Jekyll Island, Georgia, fifty years after the African slave trade had been made illegal. It was the last ship ever to bring a cargo of African slaves to American soil. The Wanderer began life as a luxury racing yacht, but within a year was secretly converted into a slave ship, and--using the pennant of the New York Yacht Club as a d... View more info

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The Last Thousand Days of the British Empire

By: Clarke, Peter

Price: $4.99

Publisher: London, Allen Lane: 2007

Seller ID: 1452

ISBN: 071399830X

Condition: Good in Good dust jacket


Peter Clarke's book is the first to analyse in detail the losing hand that Britain was dealt in the last year of World War Two, and then to see how that hand was played over the next two years by Churchill's successors. It makes superb use of the copious letters and diaries now available of the major participants and many involved observers, to show how decisions were taken and received. Not least, it analyses dispassionately the role of the USA: how Roosevelt and his su... View more info

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How Israel Lost The Four Questions

By: Cramer, Richard Ben

Price: $7.99

Publisher: Simon & Schuster: 2004

Seller ID: 81

ISBN: 0743250281

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


The ebbing support for Israel among Western Governments is a major landmark in the history of the last decade and is, without a doubt, an issue that has already influenced many international events. Richard Ben Cramer, who has a Pulitzer Prize for his coverage of the Middle East, now presents readers with HOW ISRAEL LOST, a definitive study of the once-triumphant country that has failed in the eyes of the world. Cramer gets to the core of what is troubling so many Wester... View more info

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Area 51: the Dreamland Chronicles

By: Darlington, David

Price: $6.50

Publisher: Holt Paperbacks: 1998

Seller ID: 249

ISBN: 0805060405

Condition: As New


Area 51, Dreamland, Groom Lake, Paradise Ranch, Watertown Strip, the Box: all refer to the top-secret research installation, located a hundred miles north of Las Vegas, which, for many, has come to stand for all that is shadowy and nefarious about the military-industrial-intelligence complex. Built under the direction of the CIA in the 1950s, the base served as the original test site for the U-2 spy plane and F-117 stealth fighter jet. In more recent years, Area 51 has s... View more info

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Savannah: Spectres And Other Strange Tales

By: Debolt, Margaret Wayt

Price: $3.50

Publisher: Virginia Beach, VA, The Donning Company: 1984

Seller ID: 853

ISBN: 0898652014

Condition: Good


Ex-Library; Savannah and the Georgia coast, with its old plantations, huge ancient oaks hung with Spanish moss, and tales of pirates, wars, fevers, African voodoo, and other supernatural doings, has always been a legendary and tragically romantic place. In this book, antebellum estates, house museums, long-conquered forts, and restored townhouses are visited with a noted psychic investigator in order to learn what it is like to live and work in these places today. The re... View more info

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Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men Idiology of the Republican Party before the Civil War

By: Foner, Eric

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc, USA: 1971

Seller ID: 503

ISBN: 0195013522

Condition: Very Good


Since its publication twenty five years ago, Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men has been recognized as a classic, an indispensable contribution to our understanding of the causes of the American Civil War. A key work in establishing political ideology as a major concern of modern American historians, it remains the only full-scale evaluation of the ideas of the early Republican party. Now with a new introduction, Eric Foner puts his argument into the context of contemporary... View more info

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Historic signs of Savannah: photographs from the collection of the Georgia Historical Society

By: Gunther, Justin

Price: $10.49

Publisher: Charleston, SC, Arcadia: 2004

Seller ID: 1712

ISBN: 0738516740

Condition: Good


Images of America; From the cotton boom after the Civil War to Savannah's economic decline around the middle of the 20th century, the city's streetscapes were crowded with signs. In a time before strict sign regulations, business owners embellished building facades and and rooftops with extensive signage to catch the eye of pedestrians and motorists. The abundance of advertising was symbolic of Savannah's rapid growth and prosperity, but the majority of these signs were ... View more info

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Decoding the Celts Revealing the Legacy of the Celtic Tradition

By: Hamilton, Claire & Steve Eddy

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, Metro Books: 2008

Seller ID: 852

ISBN: 1435103386

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


A beautifully illustrated volume that reveals the ancient traditions of the Celts and how their influence has survived into the present day. It investigates the Celts' relationship with the natural world, their sense of community, their myths, and their art, music and poetry. View more info

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When Heaven and Earth Changed Places: a Vietnamese woman's journey from war to peace

By: Hayslip, Le Ly with Jay Wurts

Price: $2.99

Publisher: New York, Plume: 1990

Seller ID: 1595

ISBN: 0452271681

Condition: Good


A memoir of the Vietnam war from a woman's point of view - seen through the eyes of a child who survived the horror. Le Ly Hayslip, the inspiration for the musical "Miss Saigon", tells the story of a young peasant girl's struggle to survive. Pressed into service at the age of 12 by the Vietcong, Le Ly Hayslip was captured and tortured by government forces. She found sanctuary at last with an American soldier and after affairs with several GIs, she fled to America to esca... View more info

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Unbroken A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption

By: Hillenbrand, Laura

Price: $8.99

Publisher: New York, Random House: 2010

Seller ID: 1232

ISBN: 1400064163

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


On a May afternoon in 1943, an Army Air Forces bomber crashed into the Pacific Ocean and disappeared, leaving only a spray of debris and a slick of oil, gasoline, and blood. Then, on the ocean surface, a face appeared. It was that of a young lieutenant, the plane’s bombardier, who was struggling to a life raft and pulling himself aboard. So began one of the most extraordinary odysseys of the Second World War. The lieutenant’s name was Louis Zamperini. In boyhood, ... View more info