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Busch, John Laurence
Painstakingly researched, this book contains much never-before-published archival material, presented in traditional storytelling style while still adhering to the strict rules for historical revelation. The saga told chronicles the dawn of steam-powered vessels in the early 19th century, and the resistance to this first technology that allowed humans to artificially overcome Nature to practical effect. While the brilliant Robert Fulton's first 'steamboats' proved their worth on rivers, lakes and bays, there was deep skepticism that such vessels were capable of overcoming the unpredictable powers of the sea. To prove that it was possible for such a craft to cross the Atlantic Ocean, Captain Moses Rogers designed not a 'steamboat,' but a 'steamship,' the first of its kind. To most mariners, however, this vessel named Savannah seemed so dangerous that they considered it nothing more than a 'steam coffin.' 726pp. N.B. Slight creasing to head and tail of D/J spine.
Hodos Historia LLC, 2010, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. . Heavy Item Postage Quote. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781893616004
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Inventory #29101
Price: £ 20.00 GBP ($ 25.80 approx. - € 22.10 approx.)
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Cornford, F. M.
N.B. Corners creased. Slight fading to spine. 336pp.
Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1973, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Reprint. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0710046081
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Inventory #28272
Price: £ 10.00 GBP ($ 12.90 approx. - € 11.05 approx.)
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Nicholson, Linda J.; Seidman, Steven
Social Postmodernism defends a postmodern perspective anchored in the politics of the new social movements. The volume preserves the focus on the politics of the body, race, gender, and sexuality as elaborated in postmodern approaches. But these essays push postmodern analysis in a particular direction: toward a social postmodernism which integrates the micro-social concerns of the new social movements with an institutional and cultural analysis in the service of a transformative political vision. 397pp. N.B. Previous owners inscription to ffep.
Cambridge University Press, 1995, Card Covers, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0521475716
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Inventory #25151
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Edited By Jaehn, Tomas
Against a backdrop of European unrest, immigration to America flourished in the nineteenth century for European Jews as for other groups. Two waves of immigration brought Jews to New Mexico, the first largely of German men in the 1840s and 1850s and the second of Eastern Europeans with the coming of the railroad to New Mexico in the 1880s. This book lights the drama that unfolded for these young Jewish merchants, tradesmen, in cases labourers, who were linked in their homeland through a complex web of intermarriage and who built quite successfully on their cultural and social relationships to become among New Mexico's most prominent, productive citizens. 100pp.
Museum of New Mexico Press, 2003, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 0890134669
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Inventory #19986
Price: £ 18.00 GBP ($ 23.22 approx. - € 19.89 approx.)
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Aaron, Shara and Bearden, Monica
This book emphasises that chocolate is much more than just a sweet treat. It encompasses a culture, a cuisine, a treatment and much more. Here you will learn how to savour and expand the sensual experience that is chocolate. The history and culture of the product is traced around the world and that eaten in moderation, it can have healing powers. Enticing recipes will bring your appreciation of this gift from Mother Nature to a new level. 213pp.
Prometheus Books, 2008, Cloth, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: New. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9781591026532
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Inventory #20074
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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