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On War

By: Aron, Raymond; Kilmartin, Terence (Trans)

Price: $5.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday Anchor: 1959

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15164


143 pages; Very Good condition. Paperback Original. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Front hinge crease. No spine creases. A bit of shelf rub to the edges. Closed tear at top front hinge. Bump to bottom corner tips. Solid, clean. In this essay, Raymond Aron, one of Europe's foremost commentators on the contemporary scene, discusses lucidly and thoroughly many of the problems which today perplex peoples and governments alike. View more info

Control of Atomic Energy, Proposals before the United Nations Atomic Energy Commission and Unofficial Plans (International Conciliation No. 423)

By: Butler, Nicholas Murray (Ed)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Carnegie Endowment: 1946

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17080


134 pages; Very Good Plus condition. No creases. Small initials on Contents page. Cover edges lightly age toned. Solid, clean. The twelve-nation commission established by the General Assembly of the United Nations in January, 1946, to deal with the problems raised by the discovery of atomic energy and other related matters, held its first session in New York on June 14 last. Discussion in the commission's meetings centered upon the comprehensive plans of Mr. Bernard M. B... View more info

Guerrilla - History And Analysis

By: Campbell, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, John Day: 1968

Edition: First American Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13307


344 pages; Very Good Plus/No Jacket. Bright red boards with just a bit of sunning to spine. Neat picturesque prior owner's book plate inside front board. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. I have deliberately chosen the form of presentation offered in this book in preference to writing a straight forward and purely factual history of guerrilla warfare. Guerrilla warfare is closer to the people than any other form of warfare so far... View more info

History's Greatest Battles, Masterstrokes of War

By: Cawthorne, Nigel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Capella: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15854


208 pages; Fine condition. New. Illustrated throughout with photos and maps. Very large Trade Paperback. An excellent gift! Great for a coffee table conversation starter. New book. Solid and clean. All the great battles in this book are pivotal in history: if any one of them had gone the other way, the world would have been a very different place. And none of them, with the exception, perhaps, of Iwo Jima and Berlin, was a foregone conclusion. View more info

The Peasants Of North Vietnam

By: Chaliand, Gerard; Wiles, Peter, Trans.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: UK, Penguin: 1970

Edition: Reprint; First Printing

Seller ID: 11828


244 pages; Near Fine condition. No creases. Just a bit of shelf rub to cover edges. Outside page edges are age tanning. Solid, clean. The Americans may consider themselves an irresistable force: but from the patriotism, the determination, and the anger of the peasants of North Vietnam they have themselves forged an immovable object. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Culture Of Terrorism

By: Chomsky, Noam

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, South End Press: 1988

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 6788


269 pages; Very Good Plus. Underlining in pencil on 2 pages only. No creases. Solid, otherwise clean. Trade Paperback. View more info

The Origins Of War From The Stone Age To Alexander The Great

By: Ferrill, Arthur

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Thames and Hudson: 1985

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12384


240 pages; Fine/Fine. Bright Red boards with bright gilt lettering to spine and illustration to front. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Book has 68 illustrations, maps and battle plans. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! When did war begin? Archaeologists and historians have in the past been curiously reluctant to study the early history of organized warfare. As this strikingly original and entertaining book s... View more info

THE NORTH FIGHTS THE CIVIL WAR: THE HOME FRONT

By: Gallman, J. Matthew

Price: $15.00

Publisher: IL, Ivan R. Dee: 1994

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4682


The American Ways Series; 211 pages; Near Fine/Fine. Remainder dot. As New. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. Un-read Tight. DJ is Great! Now in protective sleeve. An Excellent Gift! In the wake of the firing on Fort Sumter, outraged Northerners looked forward to a quick and decisive victory over the Confederate rebels. But after the First Battle of Bull Run, it became clear to supporters of the Union that the Civil War would be ... View more info

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History Today, Volume 33 January 1983

By: Gardiner, Juliet (Ed)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, History Today Ltd: 1983

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 17030


Magazine; 60 pages; Near Fine condition. Magazine. Just a bit of shelf rub to spine. Front USA price change in pen to $3.25 instead of $2.95. Solid, otherwise clean. Magazine. A great historical record is this 1983 issue of History Today. Main article titled January, 1933: Hitler's Seizure of Power. A new regular feature called the Forum, where historians can crusade, opine, complain, reflect, stimulate and argue. Christopher Andrew; Happy New Year from M.1.5; Victorian ... View more info

Perspectives On Prevention, Essays On Leadership

By: Hamburg, David A; Vance, Cyrus R. Of Carnegie Commission

Price: $15.00

Publisher: DC, Carnegie Corporation of New York: 1998

Edition: First Trade Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11846


75 pages; Fine condition. As new condition. No creases. Solid, clean. An excellent gift! Features Essays by: Boutros Boutros-Ghali; George Bush, Sr. ; Jimmy Carter; Mikhail Gorbachev, and Desmond Tutu, December 1998. Trade Paperback. View more info

Modern War Day By Day

By: Hook, Alex

Price: $20.00

Publisher: UK, Grange: 2004

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15852


192 pages; Fine/Fine. New. Illustrated throughout with photos. Beautiful illustrated boards - same as dust jacket. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! After two world wars, tens of millions of casualties; genocide, nuclear annihilation and death on a scale unknown before the 20th century it would be understandable to assume that mankind would have worked out that war is not the b... View more info

The CIA At War: Inside the Secret Campaign Against Terror

By: Kessler, Ronald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, St. Martin's Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15757


362 pages; Very Good Plus/Fine. Full number sequence. Handsome black boards with red metallic lettering. Remainder dot. Soft bump to top corner tips. Boards are straight, spine is square, and pages are clean. DJ is Fine. Now in protective sleeve. An excellent gift! The war on terrorism involving the Central Intelligence Agency. View more info

MEDIEVAL WARFARE

By: Koch, H. W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: NY, Prentice Hall: 1978

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4207


256 pages; Fine/Very Good Plus. Boards are straight and tips are pointed, spine is square, and pages are clean. Large coffee table size book - 9 1/2 by 12. DJ has light crinkle top edge back panel. Now in new protective sleeve. Includes hundreds of four-color illustrations and technical drawings showing the armor, equipment and uniforms of archers, cavalry men and infantrymen, and 15 maps of medieval Europe and the battles which changed it. View more info

Medieval Warfare

By: Koch, H. W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: UK, Prentice-Hall: 1978

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 13320


256 pages; Fine/Fine. Black boards with bright gilt lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! In addition to the author's main text of Medieval Warfare, there are special picture essays on the major aspects of Medieval Warfare. Ian Hogg wrote the following sections: Siege Techniques, and Castle Building Techniques, and also Artillery and Cannons. P. L. Gwynn-Jones wrote the... View more info

Preventing Deadly Conflict - Strategies And Institutions - Proceedings Of A Conference In Moscow, Russian Federation

By: Ladipus, Gail W. ; Tsalik, Svetlana (Eds)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: DC, Carnegie: 1998

Edition: First Trade Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 11845


223 pages; Fine condition. No creases. Solid, clean. In recent years the problem of conflict has been the focus of attention of many scholars, politicians, diplomats, public figures, and journalists. It is the subject of numerous conferences and roundtables, books, and analytical articles. If previously the basic types of conflicts were interstate conflicts, the center of gravity has now clearly shifted toward interethnic and interdenominational conflicts. The conference... View more info

Movie Lot To Beachhead The Motion Picture Goes To War And Prepares For The Future

By: Look editors

Price: $13.00

Publisher: NY, Doubleday, Doran: 1945

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 6768


291 pages; Very Good/No Jacket. Buckram covers lightly rubbed, age tanned. Bumped at corner tips. Outside page edges age tanned. Boards are straight, spine is square and pages are clean. Absolutely full of great photos! View more info

The Faith of the American Soldier

By: Mansfield, Stephen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Jeremy P. Tarcher / Penguin: 2005

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 12822


198 pages; Fine/Fine. New. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! What happens religiously to America's warriors when they go to battle, and what impact does this have on the nation's conduct of war? Since men and women in battle not only contend with the prospect of their own deaths but also must fashion a moral rationale for killing, the battlefield is often a place of tremendous... View more info

THE RUSSIAN REVOLUTION, Why Did the Bolsheviks Win? Source Problems in World Civilization

By: McNeal, Robert H.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Rinehart & Company: 1959

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 4824


62 pages; Near Fine condition. Tiny bit of shelf rub at spine edge. A Bright, Clean, Solid book. History. The year 1917 was decisive in the history of Russia and, consequently, of the modern world. Earlier Russian political life, save for a few unsuccessful revolutionary outbursts, was rigorously controlled by the tsarist court, and subsequent Russian politics have been dominated by the Politburo of the Central Committee of the Communist Party. View more info

Real Peace

By: Nixon, Richard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: MA, Little, Brown: 1984

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14840


107 pages; Fine/Fine. As New condition. Attractive navy blue boards with bright gilt lettering. White endpapers. First published in 1983 privately, this is first trade edition. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is great! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! In this terse, closely argued book about geopolitical strategy, Richard Nixon asserts that while the tools of modern warfare have made war a practical... View more info

Mao Tse-Tung on Revolution and War

By: Tse-Tung, Mao; Rejai, M[Ostafa] (Ed)

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Anchor Books: 1970

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 15183


452 pages; Very Good Plus condition. THIS IS A PAPERBACK - NOT A HARDCOVER! Front hinge crease. No spine creases. Just a bit of shelf rub to edges. Solid, clean. In this collection of essays Mao Tse-tung speaks for himself, revealing the main themes of his political thought and the major ingredients of his long-term plans for China. Cover art work by Keith Godard. View more info

Caging the Nuclear Genie: an American Challenge for Global Security

By: Turner, Stansfield

Price: $15.00

Publisher: CO, Westview Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15764


163 pages; Fine/Fine. Full number sequence. Attractive dark blue cloth on navy blue boards with bright copper lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Why does the U. S. Have 15, 000 nuclear warheads? Can't we have a reduction strategy that draws down the numbers far faster than traditional arms control negotiations? Admiral Stansfield Turner gives us thoughtful proposals t... View more info

Long Day's Journey Into War - December 7, 1941

By: Weintraub, Stanley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Truman Talley / Dutton: 1991

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 15863


706 pages; Fine/Fine. Attractive black cloth on gray boards with bright silver lettering. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine! In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Stanley Weintraub's book is a superb look at the events which led to America's entry into World War II. It goes beyond the bombing of Pearl Harbor to discuss the war in Europe. President Roosevelt's decision and action on December 8, 1941. It brings the re... View more info

The Military Establishment: its Impacts on American Society

By: Yarmolinsky, Adam

Price: $15.00

Publisher: NY, Harper & Row: 1971

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 14567


434 pages; Fine/Near Fine. Stated First Edition - Full number sequence. Navy blue cloth boards with bright silver lettering. Bright blue endpapers. Sunning to edges. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny bit of shelf rub at front bottom corner tip. Nice cover art work by Bacon. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! A study of the impact of the Americam military establishment on American society is an extremely difficul... View more info