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Image for THE SWORD BEARERS    Studies in Supreme Command In the First World War

THE SWORD BEARERS Studies in Supreme Command In the First World War

By: Barnett Correlli

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton London: 1986

Seller ID: 2012495

ISBN: 0340399546

Condition: Very Good


A fascinating portrait of four national commanders in chief whose careers span 1914-1918. von Moltke, designated to carry out the Schlieffen plan to defeat France within six weeks, Jellicoe who commanded the Grand Fleet at Jutland, Petain who saved the French armies from collapse durint the mutinies of 1917 and Ludendorff who commanded the final ill fated German offensive in the West in 1918. The central theme of Correlli Barnett's book is the decisive effect of indivi... View more info

Image for COMPANERO   The Life and Death of Che Guevara

COMPANERO The Life and Death of Che Guevara

By: Castaneda Jorge

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Bloomsbury, London: 1998

Seller ID: 2012476

ISBN: 0747535205

Condition: Good


A reassessment of Che's career and an enlightened portrait of the man, his mother, his marriages, his narcissism, his wilful determination, his rage. View more info

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AGAINST ALL ENEMIES Inside America's War on Terror

By: Clarke Richard A.

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster US: 2004

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016038

ISBN: 0743260244

Condition: Excellent


A behind the scenes perspective from the author who worked as a counterrorism advisor to both Bill Clinton and George W. Bush. View more info

Image for CAPTIVES    The Story of Britain's Pursuit of Empire and How Its Soldiers and Civilians Were Held Captive By the Dream of Global Supremacy, 1600-1850

CAPTIVES The Story of Britain's Pursuit of Empire and How Its Soldiers and Civilians Were Held Captive By the Dream of Global Supremacy, 1600-1850

By: Colley Linda

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pantheon Books - New York: 2002

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016026

ISBN: 0375421521

Condition: Excellent


A very well researched and presented text, the author draws on a range of narratives by men and women of different social and ethnic backgrounds from the early seventeenth centuary to the Victoria era and uses these extraordinary tales to trace the changing boundaries of Britain's pursuit of empire and its shifting attitudes toward Islam, slavery, race and American revolutionaries. View more info

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MOUNTBATTEN AND THE PARTITION OF INDIA March 22-August 15, 1947

By: Collins Larry and Lapierre Dominique

Price: $120.00

Publisher: New Delhi, Vikas Publishing House P/L: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2016051

ISBN: 0706917871

Condition: Very Good


Both book and dust jacket in very good condition. Dust Jacket is unclipped with original price. Book has crisp white pages, tight binding and no foxing, names etc. Written by respected authors this is an account of the last days of the Raj in India. It is a unique combination of personal interviews with Lord Mountbatten and of a selection of personal and official ducuments from the Mountbatten archives. This well researched and presented text is supported by b/w phot... View more info

FREYA STARK Passionate Nomad

By: Geniesse Jane Fletcher

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Chatto & Windus, London: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012536

ISBN: 070113710x

Condition: Excellent


Freya Stark has been described as audacious, charismatic, exasperating, extravagant and remarkable. Whatever the description Freya lived life to the full. She was an explorer, writer, photographer and unofficial diplomat. She travelled throughout the Middle East exploring Yemen, Syria, Persia, Arabia, Turkey and was described by T.E. LAWRENCE AS A GALLANT CREATURE, A REMARKABLE PERSON. During the Second World War she worked for the Foreign Office in Baghdad and Cairo... View more info

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WAR DIARIES Politics and War in the Mediterranean January 1943-1945

By: Macmillan Harold

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Macmillan London Limited: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012435

ISBN: 0333371984

Condition: Good


The diaries presented here began casually as letters home to Harold Macmillan's wife, however they soon became a regular daily journal. Writtten from his post as British Minister Resident in North Africa the memoirs were augmented from other documents written at the time and give a vivid picture of Macmillan's life, the strange mixture of grandeur and austerity, of crises and tedium and provide a historical record of a very unusual experience at the turning point in the... View more info

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SONS AND BROTHERS The Days of Jack and Bobby Kennedy

By: Mahoney Richard D.

Price: $31.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing, New York: 1999

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2018022

ISBN: 1559704802

Condition: Excellent


Excellent condition, unclipped dust jacket, no names etc. Well written and presented biography of Jack and Bobby Kennedy. View more info

Image for VILLA AND ZAPATA    A Biography of the Mexican Revolution

VILLA AND ZAPATA A Biography of the Mexican Revolution

By: Mclynn Frank

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Johnathon Cape London,: 2000

Edition: 1st Soft Cover Edition

Seller ID: 2018017

ISBN: 0224050516

Condition: Good


Well researched and presented biography of the Mexican Revolution. Includes b/w photographs supporting the text. View more info

Image for GEORGE ORWELL  THE WAR COMMENTARIES

GEORGE ORWELL THE WAR COMMENTARIES

By: Orwell George, Edited By W.J. WEST

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Penguin Books, UK: 1987

Seller ID: 2012472

ISBN: 0140098291

Condition: Very Good


This volume contains the lost texts of Orwell's commentaries transmitted between 1941-3 when he was working for the Indian Section of the BBC. View more info

Image for AT HITLER'S SIDE   The Memoirs of Hitler's Luftwaffe Adjutant 1937-1945

AT HITLER'S SIDE The Memoirs of Hitler's Luftwaffe Adjutant 1937-1945

By: Von Below Nicolaus

Price: $39.00

Publisher: Greenhill Books, London: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2012441

ISBN: 1853674680

Condition: Excellent


A first hand insight account into how Hitler planned the invasions of Poland and Russia, what Hitler thought of Britain and America and How he reacted to news of the Normandy landings and much more. View more info

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GERTRUDE BELL

By: Winstone H.V.F.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Barzan Publishing, London: 2004

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2018012

ISBN: 09547728

Condition: Excellent


H.V.E. Winstone's absorbing biography of Gertrude Bell was the first full-scale account of her life when it was published in 1978. Since then it has been reprinted many times. In this revised edition, the author sheds fresh light on Gertrude's life and on recent events in Iraq. Text supported by end paper maps and black and white photos. View more info