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World History

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Seven Days of Freedom The Hungarian Uprising, 1956, Barber, Noel
1 Barber, Noel Seven Days of Freedom The Hungarian Uprising, 1956
New York Stein & Day 1974 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
B&W Photographs; This book is in Fine condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is crisp and clean with the exception of some beginning edge wear and nicking. "The opening shots were fired on Tuesday, 23 October 1956, in Budapest. The uprising was perhaps the first in history to be instigated by writers and fought largely by teenagers and children." 
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Outlines of Universal History Designed as a Text-Book and for Private Reading, Fisher, George Park (D.D. LL.D.)
2 Fisher, George Park (D.D. LL.D.) Outlines of Universal History Designed as a Text-Book and for Private Reading
New York American Book Company 1885 Trade Edition Hardcover Very Good 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and was likely issued without a dust jacket. One volume edition. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. Brown covered boards with a leather spine and gilt lettering. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some rubbing wear and bumping. The text pages are clean and bright. Ther rear endpaper has a large section completely torn off. There is a previous owner's inked notation on the front endpaper, and another previous owner's name and college information on the first free page. Illustrated throughout with maps. "In writing this volume I have aimed to provide a text-book suited to more advanced pupils. My idea of such a work was, that it should present the essential facts of history in due order, and in conformity to the best and latest researches; that it should point out clearly the connection of events and of successive eras with one another..." 
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Japan Speaks On The Sino-japanese Crisis, Kawakami, K. K. (with An Introduction by His Excellency Tsuyoshi Inukai)
3 Kawakami, K. K. (with An Introduction by His Excellency Tsuyoshi Inukai) Japan Speaks On The Sino-japanese Crisis
New York MacMillan Company 1932 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine of the book has some fading and some beginning bumping to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. The map at the end of the book is in clean bright condition. "Kiyoshi "Karl" Kawakami (8 August 1873 12 October 1949) was a Japanese Christian journalist who published several books in the United States and the United Kingdom. He was born in Yonezawa, educated in the law in Japan, and was for a short time engaged in newspaper work in that country. He sometimes wrote under the name of K. K. Kawakami. Although Japanese do not have middle names, he is said to have been a socialist in his youth, when he apparently adopted the middle name "Karl" (from Karl Marx). I n 1901 he travelled to the United States and studied at the universities of Iowa and Wisconsin. In 1905, engaged in journalism, he traveled extensively in China, Siberia, and Russia. He was a correspondent for leading newspapers in Tokyo and a frequent contributor to American magazines and newspapers." 
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Santa Eulalia The Religion of a Cuchumatan Indian Town, La Farge, Oliver
4 La Farge, Oliver Santa Eulalia The Religion of a Cuchumatan Indian Town
Chicago, IL University of Chicago Press 1947 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
This book is in Very Good condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends, corners and bottom edges of the book covers have noticeable rubbing, bumping and wear. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but has ground-in dirt to the rear cover, along with a coffee ring and several spots of foxing to the rear cover and rear flap. "Oliver Hazard Perry La Farge (December 19, 1901 August 2, 1963) was an American writer and anthropologist. In 1925 he explored early Olmec sites in Mexico, and later studied additional sites in Central America and the American Southwest. In addition to more than 15 scholarly works, mostly on Native Americans, he wrote several novels, including the Pulitzer Prize-winning, Laughing Boy (1929). " 
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China Speaks On the Conflict between China and Japan, Meng, Chih (with An Introduction by His Excellency W. W. Yen)
5 Meng, Chih (with An Introduction by His Excellency W. W. Yen) China Speaks On the Conflict between China and Japan
New York MacMillan Company 1932 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good+ 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. The map at the rear is in clean bright condition. "According to Chinese government, the relationship between China and Japan has been strained at times by Japan's refusal to acknowledge its wartime past to the satisfaction of China. However, according to Japanese government, the expansion of People's Liberation Army and its assertive actions have been damaging the bilateral relation. Revisionist comments made by prominent Japanese officials and some Japanese history textbooks regarding the 1937 Nanking Massacre have been a focus of particular controversy. " 
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The Philippines The War and the People, Robinson, Albert G.
6 Robinson, Albert G. The Philippines The War and the People
New York McClure, Phillips & Company 1901 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good 
This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping, rubbing and beginning fraying. The lettering on the spine and front cover are noticeable rubbed and difficult to read. The text pages are clean and bright with the exception of several smallish spots of foxing. 
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AN ILL-FATED PEOPLE Zimbabwe Before & After Rhodes (with a Foreword by Doris Lessing), Vambe, Lawrence
7 Vambe, Lawrence AN ILL-FATED PEOPLE Zimbabwe Before & After Rhodes (with a Foreword by Doris Lessing)
Pittsburg, PA University of Pittsburgh Press 1972 1st American Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. All edges of the text block have noticeable foxing / spotting and some ground-in dirt. The Dust jacket has some light, but noticeable toning / yellowing and several small edge tears. This book includes a foreword by Doris Lessing. "In Africa, south of the Sahara, history has for centuries been recorded by oral tradition. Events of the past are meticulously memorized and reverently handed down from generation to generation. In just such a way did Lawrence Vambe learn the story of his country, Zimbabwe. Here for the first time is a written record of this source material - a rich chronicle of migration, empire-building and trading in a flourishing civilization that only collapsed with the arrival of Rhodes' Pioneers in 1890." 
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In the Name of God the Khomeini Decade, Wright, Robin
8 Wright, Robin In the Name of God the Khomeini Decade
New York Simon & Schuster 1989 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Near Fine dust jacket 
B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Near Fine dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. The edges of the text block have noticeable toning. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, with some tiny spots of dirt and some light toning to the rear panel. "A revolution is not a single event, but a process - a sequence of events with impact that reverberates over years. The Irianian revolution transformed one of the world's most strategic nations from a pro-Western monarchy that served as a crossroads between East and West into an isolated theocracy that defied both superpowers." 
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