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The story of the Vikings is one of the most dramatic in European history. From their base in Scandinavia, Viking warriors and settlers spread across northern Europe, into Russia and across the Atlantic. After their first impact as fearsome raiders...

The Vikings: Culture and Conquest

Emrys Peters studied the Bedouin of Libya for more than thirty years. The handful of articles published during his lifetime were widely admired and are still essential reading for anthropologists. He left further significant papers unpublished at ...

The Bedouin of Cyrenaica: Studies in Personal and Corporate Power (Cambridge Studies in Social and Cultural Anthropology)

More than two-thirds of the new airports under construction today are being built in China. Chinese airlines expect to triple their fleet size over the next decade and will account for the fastest-growing market for Boeing and Airbus. But the Chin...

China Airborne

A Saudi Arabian princess describes the inequities for women in her country, discussing arranged marriages for child brides, the murder of female babies, and her own life in the shadow of men. 100,000 first printing. $85,000 ad/promo. Lit Guild Alt...

Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia

In February 1942, intelligence officer Victor Jones erected 150 tents behind British lines in North Africa. "Hiding tanks in Bedouin tents was an old British trick," writes Nicholas Rankin; German general Erwin Rommel not only knew of the ploy, bu...

A Genius for Deception:How Cunning Helped the British Win Two World Wars

PRINCESS describes the life of Princess Sultana Al Sa'ud, a princess in the royal house of Saudi Arabia. Hidden behind her black veil, she is a prisoner, jailed by her father, her husband and her country. Sultana tells of appalling oppressions, ev...

Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia

"This is a remarkable narrative. I read it in a single sitting. It has bite, pace, and an excellent narrative flow. First person accounts of this quality are rare from behind the former Iron Curtain, rarer still from Bulgaria. The author has a Kun...

Communism and the Remorse of an Innocent Victimizer (Eugenia & Hugh M. Stewart '26 Series on Eastern Europe)

Joseph E. Roseman was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. His interest in the steelband began when he was only a boy and has remained with him for a lifetime. Roseman grew from a steelpan player to tuner, arranger, teacher and director and...

A Lifetime of Pan: Episodes from a lifetime as a Steelband Man

The Battered Bastards of Bastogne is the product of contributions by 530 soldiers who were on the ground or in the air over Bastogne. They lived and made this history and much of it is told in their own words. The material contributed by these men...

Battered Bastards of Bastogne

To read of sea roving's various incarnations - piracy, privateering, buccaneering, la flibuste, la course - is to bring forth romantic, and often violent, imagery. Indeed, much of this imagery has become a literary and cinematic clich? And what an...

The Sea Rover's Practice: Pirate Tactics and Techniques, 1630-1730

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