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We Were Soldiers Once...and Young: Ia Drang - The Battle That Changed the War in Vietnam

Product# 460678782
Selling for $16

"This unparalleled eyewitness account draws on the authors' own personal experiences as well as interviews with American soldiers, North Vietnamese commanders, and the families back home, to present a blow-by-blow reenactment of the horrifying human drama of the tide-turning battle at Ia Drang. Photos. Maps."

Slavery: History and Historians

Product# 460678825
Selling for $45.33

This study of American slavery focuses initially on the drastic revisions in the historical debate on slavery and the present understanding of 'the peculiar institution.' It gives a concise explanation of the nature of American slavery and its impact on the slaves themselves and on Southern society and culture.

The Penguin History of Greece

Product# 460679752
Selling for $16

"A fascinating introduction to one of the world's greatest civilizations, THE PENGUIN HISTORY OF GREECE offers a one-volume history of Hellas, and is principally written for the reader who is not a student or expert in classical literature. This volume was originally published in paperback as THE PELICAN HISTORY OF GREECE."

The Complete Idiot's Guide to Irish History and Culture

Product# 460680656
Selling for $16.95

"There are approximately 40 million people of Irish descent in America today, and they are not the only ones who have made books such as How the Irish Saved Civilization and Angela's Ashes international best sellers. This Complete Idiot's Guide contains exhaustive, easy-to-follow coverage of all of Irish history-from the Celts to the Dark Ages to the crucial role of Christianity to conflicts with England to the vital Irish assimilation into American culture. Includes concise biographies great Irish leaders, as well as profiles of famous poets, novelists, playwrights, short story writers, artists, actors, and more."

Slavery: History and Historians

Product# 460682683
Selling for $45.33

This study of American slavery focuses initially on the drastic revisions in the historical debate on slavery and the present understanding of 'the peculiar institution.' It gives a concise explanation of the nature of American slavery and its impact on the slaves themselves and on Southern society and culture.

Annual Editions: Canadian Politics

Product# 460683688
Selling for $21.67

"A collection of current, carefully selected articles from the public press. This reader explores key issues in Canadian politics."

The Fall of the House of Habsburg

Product# 460686383
Selling for $20

"Traces the decline of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, examines the problems that helped cause its downfall, and provides profiles of the period's most important leaders"

Children of the Holocaust: Conversations With Sons and Daughters of Survivors

Product# 460686403
Selling for $18

"Born to survivors of Auschwitz and Terezin, the author recounts her private quest to come to terms with her parents' past, a quest which took her to Israel and into the home of other children of concentration-camp survivors"

The New Spaniards

Product# 460686775
Selling for $16

"Spain has become a land of extraordinary paradoxes in which traditional attitudes and contemporary preoccupations exist side by side. Focusing on issues which affect ordinary Spaniards, from housing to gambling, from changing sexual mores to rising crime rates, this study offers a portrayal of Spain of the twenty-first century."

A People's History of the Supreme Court: The Men And Women Whose Cases And Decisions Have Shaped Our Constitution

Product# 460687057
Selling for $18

"An updated study of the Supreme Court from 1787 to the present day profiles every justice from John Jay to Samuel Alito, Jr., and examines the cases that have transformed American history and the court's controversial rulings on such issues as racial segregation, abortion, gay rights, and free speech. Reprint. 30,000 first printing."

Great Shipwrecks of the Pacific Coast

Product# 460687949
Selling for $32.5

"Fascinating, never-before-documented stories of the worst shipwrecks on the Pacific Coast during the golden age of coastal transportation, 1854 to 1929 In this intriguing chronicle, author Robert Belyk closely examines ten significant maritime disasters that occurred during one of the most turbulent eras in the history of travel. Discover the real-life drama endured by those caught in the terrifying midst of disaster at sea??and the real causes behind the tragedies. Vividly re-created and painstakingly researched, the shipwrecks accounted for here include: *1854: the Yankee Blade runs aground off Point Arguello, California.Twenty-eight passengers lose their lives. *1875: The old side-wheeler Pacific rams another passenger ship off the coast of Cape Flattery, Washington. Two hundred and seventy-seven people perish when her rotting hull gives way. *1906: The Valencia strikes a reef off the Washington coastline. Before dozens of dazed onlookers on the shore, the ship goes down, taking 117 passengers and crew with her."

Patent Strategy: The Manager's Guide to Profiting from Patent Portfolios

Product# 460687986
Selling for $105

"FROM PATENT TO PROFIT Patents and patent strategies are increasingly pertinent to the success of information age businesses, from affecting valuations to gaining tax advantages to increasing the starting price per share when taking a company public. Patent Strategy illustrates the impact patents can have on technology-driven businesses? tactical and strategic efforts. Here is step-by-step guidance to the patent process, the laws, and basic strategies?from a business-goal perspective?so that middle and upper-level managers can recognize the significance of patents in relation to a particular business and can incorporate proper patent management efforts into their business framework. In addition, this book serves as an invaluable reference for management and executives when making patent-related decisions such as whether a patent infringement study must be performed; whether the budget for patent matters should be increased or decreased; whether attempts should be made to license certain patent technology; and whether the firm should sue for patent infringement. *Case studies throughout the book give you a specific business context within which to consider the concepts introduced *Statistics are presented to assist you in assessing various issues, planning patent strategies, and implementing patent management programs"

Investigative Accounting in Divorce, 2nd Edition

Product# 460688087
Selling for $145

"A new revised and updated edition of an indispensable classic This updated Second Edition of Investigative Accounting in Divorce provides a solid grounding in every aspect of investigative accounting services in divorce proceedings. It provides a broad overview of the process of evaluating the true financial worth and cash flow of parties in a divorce while also discussing the working relationship between the accountant and the attorney. In addition, it offers divorce accountants detailed coverage of all the most important methods and approaches to the distribution of property and the determination of financial support. It provides guidance on the investigation, uncovering, and documentation of unreported income and includes a wealth of sample worksheets, forms, and checklists appropriate in a variety of situations. Also included are tips on valuation of both client and adversarial assets and on writing valuation reports. All the information divorce accountants need in order to execute their duties is provided including guidance on trial and pretrial negotiations, dealing with clients, documents and documentation, economic and tax issues, balance sheets, expenses and fees, alimony and support, and post-divorce services. Investigative Accounting in Divorce, Second Edition is the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource available for accountants involved in divorce actions."

Rise to Globalism: American Foreign Policy Since 1938

Product# 460765725
Selling for $17

"Incorporating the most recent scholarship, this eighth revised edition of 'Rise to Globalism' now in paperback offers a concise and informative overview of the evolution of American foreign policy from 1938 to the present. Ambrose also wrote bestsellers 'Undaunted Courage' and 'D-Day'."

What's So Great About America

Product# 460765761
Selling for $15

"Cites the actual, rather than perceived, qualities that make America a deserved leader of the western world, as well as a target for criticism and terrorism, refuting four major critiques including those of France, Asia, Islam, and multiculturalists. Reprint."

Complete Idiots Guide to American Revolution

Product# 460766015
Selling for $18.95

"You're no idiot, of course. You know that the American Revolution started when those guys in Boston threw some tea off a boat. Or was it when Paul Revere made his famous ride? Let's face it: when it comes to knowing about our nation's struggle for independence, our grade-school memories are about as trustworthy as Benedict Arnold. Don't blush red (or white, or blue) yet! The Complete Idiot's Guide to the American Revolution is an authoritative overview of the conflict, filled with little-known facts that will enlighten even the most educated history buff. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get:"

Rise to Globalism: American Foreign Policy Since 1938

Product# 460767596
Selling for $17

"Incorporating the most recent scholarship, this eighth revised edition of 'Rise to Globalism' now in paperback offers a concise and informative overview of the evolution of American foreign policy from 1938 to the present. Ambrose also wrote bestsellers 'Undaunted Courage' and 'D-Day'."

The Next Moon: The Remarkable True Story of a British Agent Behind the Lines in Wartime France

Product# 460767656
Selling for $15

"Based on notes that Hue made when he returned to England, The Next Moon offers a uniquely vivid and exciting portrait of SOE and Resistance activity: the night drops, the radio contact with London, the brutality of the occupying regime. But it is the personal stories that shine through."

Battle of Kursk: Operation Citadel 1943

Product# 460767667
Selling for $17

"Citadel was the code name for the German attack on Kursk in 1943 and marked the last major German offensive to be launched in the East. However, the advantage had swung towards the Soviet forces and they never let it go. The German thrusts were contained within tantalizing grasp of success, but the Red Army delivered a series of crushing counterblows that drove the Wehrmacht back over the Dneiper. Kursk was the greatest clash of armoured forces in history and the decisive land battle of WW2."

What's So Great About America

Product# 460767678
Selling for $15

"Cites the actual, rather than perceived, qualities that make America a deserved leader of the western world, as well as a target for criticism and terrorism, refuting four major critiques including those of France, Asia, Islam, and multiculturalists. Reprint."

The Oxford Illustrated History of Ireland

Product# 460767948
Selling for $28.95

"An account of Ireland that explores the island from its prehistoric communities to its present political unrest, addressing seldom-discussed issues of its social inequality, Victorian morals, and other questions."

Egypt of the Pharaohs; An Introduction

Product# 460768021
Selling for $33

"The mysteries of Ancient Egypt, the wonderland of the Pharaohs, have always held the world in awe. This volume provides a com-prehensive history of this fascinating land from its earliest days to the conquest of Alexander the Great in 332 B.C. Sir Alan Gardiner presents background on the Egyptian language, writing, land, its neighbors, and its resources, with a special section devoted to the Egyptian method of determining chronological dates."

Heretics or Daughters of Israel?; The Crypto-Jewish Women of Castile

Product# 460768291
Selling for $108

"Between 1391 and the end of the 15th century, numerous Spanish Jews converted to Christianity, most of them under duress. Before and after 1492, when the Jews were officially expelled from Spain, a significant number of these conversos maintained clandestine ties to Judaism, despite their outward conformity to Catholicism. Through the lens of the Inquisition's own records, this groundbreaking study focuses on the crypto-Jewish women of Castile, demonstrating their central role in the perpetuation of crypto-Jewish society in the absence of traditional Jewish institutions led by men. Renee Levine Melammed shows how many 'conversas' acted with great courage and commitment to perpetuate their religious heritage, seeing themselves as true daughters of Israel Her fascinating book sheds new light on the roles of women in the transmission of Jewish traditions and cultures."