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Hassaurek,Friedrich
196pp.d/j spine slightly faded.
Southern Illinois University Press, 1967, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good/Price Clipped. . D/J in Protective Wrapper. 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
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Inventory #4839
Price: £ 5.00 GBP ($ 6.45 approx. - € 5.53 approx.)
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Lindsey, Gene
Saudi Arabia is the centre of religious life for over one billion Muslims. It is the birthplace of Islam, Wahhabism, Osama bin Laden and most of the 9/11 hijackers. The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia controls over one quarter of the world's diminishing oil reserves and billions of dollars worth of investments in the West and is often referred to as the only 'family-owned business in the United Nations'. The way the Saudis think, express themselves, act, work and solve problems is of increasing and overwhelming significance to the world. This candid, penetrating view of the culture, history and evolution of Saudi Arabia offers a thorough understanding of how the country developed and why things are as they are. 410pp.
Hippocrene Books Inc., 2006, Paperback, Book Condition: Fine, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Revised and Updated Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 0781810973
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Inventory #23906
Price: £ 7.50 GBP ($ 9.68 approx. - € 8.29 approx.)
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Howe, Sonia E.
The mighty Russian Empire was not built in a day - from a small beginning and by a number of different processes it has grown to its present dimensions. For centuries it grew by immigration and colonisation, and it is only since the sixteenth century that expansion came by means of conquest. In the course of the ten and a half centuries of her existence, Russia's political centre has shifted three times: from Kiev to Vladimir, from Vladimir to Moscow, and from Moscow to St Petersburg. Each of these four names represents distinct phases of development and periods with very definite characteristics. This development has not been one of continuous growth: it was interrupted by a great calamity, the Mongol invasion, which darkened the thirteenth century, and from which it has taken centuries to recover. Again, the Russian nation is not a homogeneous whole, a nation of one blood; nor are her peoples all on the same level of culture. Unless these facts are grasped, and the causes underlying the complexity of Russian history come to be understood, there can be no exact comprehension or balanced judgement of her problems and difficulties, and the part she has to play among the nations. The aim in "A Thousand Years of Russian History" is to convey general impressions of the various stages passed through by Russia in the course of her evolution, and to give sketches of the lives of those of her rulers who have stamped their era with the mark of their personality. This book is a completely retyped and indexed version of the 1918 publication with the same name. 266pp.
Nova Science Publishers Inc., 2005, Cloth/Laminated Boards, Book Condition: New, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. . . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
ISBN: 9781594544873
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Inventory #19565
Price: £ 30.00 GBP ($ 38.70 approx. - € 33.15 approx.)
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McLennan, J.S.
N.B. Corners and edges rubbed. Creases to top corners of covers. Previous owners inscription on half title page. 328pp.
Fortress Press, 1969, Paperback, Book Condition: Good, Jacket Condition: No d/j as Published. Third Edition. . 4to - over 9" - 12" tall.
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Inventory #23623
Price: £ 15.00 GBP ($ 19.35 approx. - € 16.58 approx.)
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Sandham, Fran
"Traversa" is a fascinating account of the hardships and hilarity Fran Sandham experienced during his epic solo journey on foot across Africa, from the Skeleton Coast to the Indian Ocean through Namibia, Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania. Inspired by the legendary crossings of the great explorers, Sandham left the daily grind of London to undertake an extraordinary adventure. "Traversa" describes his brushes with danger in the form of lions and snakes, land mines and bandits, his 2-month battle with a syphilitic donkey, malaria and the everyday troubles that arise when walking across Africa. Underpinned with stories of the great explorers themselves - Livingstone, Stanley and Galton among others - "Traversa" is the written proof of Sandham's grit, determination and sheer obsession with the continent of Africa.
Duckworth, 2007, Cloth, Book Condition: Very Good, Jacket Condition: Very Good. First Edition. . 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall.
ISBN: 9780715637029
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Inventory #19368
Price: £ 6.50 GBP ($ 8.39 approx. - € 7.18 approx.)
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