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  1. Duty, Honor, County

    Duty, Honor, County: The Life of Arthur McArthur Jr. [Hardback]

    Dr. A.K. Brackob(Author)

    $39.99

    ISBN: 9781592110247
    Published by : Vita Histria
    On September 15, 1906 Arthur MacArthur Jr. became the twelfth man in the history of the United States Army to be awarded the rank of Lieutenant General, the highest rank in the Army up to that time. This great honor, which marked t... .... Learn More
  2. Lucrezia Borgia

    Lucrezia Borgia: Daughter of Pope Alexander VI [Hardback]

    Ferdinand Gregorovius(Author); Samantha Morris(Introduction)

    $49.99

    ISBN: 9781592110391
    Published by : Vita Histria
    Lucrezia Borgia is among the most fascinating and controversial personalities of the Renaissance. The daughter of Pope Alexander VI, she was intensely involved in the political life of Italy during the late fifteenth and early sixt... .... Learn More
  3. The Gentle Apocalypse

    The Gentle Apocalypse: Truth and Meaning in the Poetry of Georg Trakl [Hardback]

    Richard Millington(Author)

    $85.00

    ISBN: 9781571135889
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Studies in German Literature Linguistics and Culture
    Volume: Volume 209
    Like much German-language poetry of the years preceding the First World War, the poems of Georg Trakl (1887-1914) are imbued with a sense of historical crisis, but what sets his work apart is the mildness and restraint of his image... .... Learn More
  4. Ovid in Exile

    Ovid in Exile [Paperback]

    Professor Adrian Radulescu(Author)

    $24.99

    ISBN: 9781592110209
    Published by : Vita Histria
    The Roman poet Ovid (43 B.C.-A.D. 17) was a rock star of the newly-founded empire ruled by Caesar Augustus. A sensitive, artistic soul, his verse, focused on the art of love, attracted the Roman youth of his day and made him a cele... .... Learn More
  5. John Hunyadi

    John Hunyadi: Defender of Christendom [Paperback]

    Academician Camil Muresanu(Author)

    $29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110124
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    The fifteenth century marked a decisive moment in world history as the expansion of the Ottoman Empire into southeastern Europe posed a grave threat to Christianity, highlighted by the fall of Byzantium to the Turks in 1453, drawin... .... Learn More
  6. Bugs and Bullets

    Bugs and Bullets: The True Story of an American Doctoron the Eastern Front during World War I [Paperback]

    Joseph Breckinridge-Bayne(Author); Ernest Latham PhD()

    $29.99

    ISBN: 9781592110186
    Published by : Center for Romanian Studies
    Romania entered World War I in the summer of 1916 woefully unprepared to sustain a war on its own. The country faced near collapse as its Allies did not follow through on their promises and the Central Powers advanced into the king... .... Learn More
  7. The Life and Works of W.G. Collingwood

    The Life and Works of W.G. Collingwood: A wayward compass in Lakeland [Paperback]

    Malcolm Craig(Author)

    $50.00

    ISBN: 9781784918712
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Series: Archaeological Lives
    The son of a watercolour artist, William Gershom Collingwood (1854-1932) studied at University College, Oxford where he met John Ruskin, whose secretary he later became and with whom he shared a wide range of interests. Collingwood... .... Learn More
  8. Aleksei P. Okladnikov: The Great Explorer of the Past. Volume I

    Aleksei P. Okladnikov: The Great Explorer of the Past. Volume I: A biography of a Soviet archaeologist (1900s - 1950s) [Paperback]

    Aleksander K. Konopatskii(Author); Richard L. Bland(Translator); Yaroslav V. Kuzmin(Translator)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9781789692044
    Published by : Archaeopress Archaeology
    Series: Archaeological Lives
    Aleksei P. Okladnikov: The Great Explorer of the Past is about the life and works of Aleksei P. Okladnikov (1908– 1981), a prominent archaeologist who spent more than 50 years studying... .... Learn More
  9. Forgotten Dreams

    Forgotten Dreams: Revisiting Romanticism in the Cinema of Werner Herzog [Paperback]

    Laurie Ruth Johnson(Author)

    $29.95

    ISBN: 9781640140639
    Published by : Camden House
    Series: Screen Cultures: German Film and the Visual
    Werner Herzog (b. 1942) is perhaps the most famous living German filmmaker, but his films have never been read in the context of German cultural history. And while there is a surfeit of film reviews, interviews, and scholarly artic... .... Learn More
  10. Alexander III, 1249-1286

    Alexander III, 1249-1286: First Among Equals [Hardback]

    Norman H. Reid(Author)

    $80.00

    ISBN: 9781910900222
    Published by : John Donald
    Presiding over an age of relative peace and prosperity, Alexander III represented the zenith of Scottish medieval kingship.  The events which followed his early and unexpected death plunged Scotland into turmoil, and into a pe... .... Learn More

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