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Foreign Relations of the United States: 1969-1976, Arab-Israeli Crisis and War (Volume 25)

The Foreign Relations of the United States series presents the official documentary historical record of major U.S. foreign policy decisions and significant diplomatic activity. The series, which is produced by the State [...]

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Sea Life in Nelson's Time (Classic Reprint)

About the Author John Masefield was a well-known English poet and novelist. After boarding school, Masefield took to a life at sea where he picked up many stories, which influenced his decision t [...]

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Officers and Soldiers of the French Army, 1940

About the Author Since the seventies, Andre Jouineau has dedicated himself to studies in history and uniforms. Regular contributor to various magazines, he was appointed official painter of the A [...]

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Seacoast Fortifications of the United States: An Introductory History

History of American military architecture and coastal fortifications. Thoroughly illustrated with photographs and drawings. 145 pages including Select Bibliography, Appendices, and Index. Presidio Press Edition, 1979. IS [...]

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Underwater Demolition Team 13: Westpac 1969

From the Publisher Underwater Demolition Team 13 was commissioned in 1968 to help take up the slack and give UDT-12 and UDT-11 more time stateside during the Vietnam War. Approximately 20 men fro [...]

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The Dictionary of Espionage: Spyspeak into English (Dover Military History, Weapons, Armor)

About the Author Joseph C. Goulden is the author of eighteen nonfiction books, including 'The Superlawyers' (1972); 'Korea: The Untold Story of the War'; and 'The Best Years, 1945-1950', a main s [...]

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North American X-15 Owner's Workshop Manual: All types and models 1959-1968

About the Author Dr David Baker, an Englishman, worked with NASA on the Gemini, Apollo and Shuttle programmes between 1965 and 1990 and has written more than 80 books on spaceflight technology. [...]

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Tiger Tank Manual: Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger 1 Ausf.E (SdKfz 181) Model

About the Author David Fletcher is the Tank Museum librarian, prolific author, and a world expert on tanks. He will write the historical part of the manual. Other museum volunteers who have been [...]

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Jim Thompson: Sleep with the Devil

From Publishers Weekly This biography of crime novelist Thompson (1906-1977) provokes deep interest despite its awkward prose and tedious repetitions. Thompson, a native Oklahoman, is recalled as [...]

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Pregnant Fictions: Childbirth and the Fairy Tale in Early Modern France

Review 'Holly Tucker demonstrates most convicingly how talented writers such as Mme d'Aulnoy, Mlle de La Force, Mlle de Lubert, among others, presented alternative interpretations of the social, [...]

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Peter Orlovsky, a Life in Words: Intimate Chronicles of a Beat Writer

Review Can anyone talk to me, hold me as I am? This is a poignant, intimate, and captivating document of the inner life of Peter Orlovsky, life-long mainstay to Allen Ginsberg, and crucial to the [...]

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Three Things You Need to Know About Rockets: A Real-Life Scottish Fairy Tale

Review ?The romantic memoir of the year.? (Daily Mail)'It's sweet, it's charming, and it's funny.' (The Times (London))'An amazing, unexpected love story...totally inspiring.' (Emily Forde) [...]

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The Kids' Book Club Book: Reading Ideas, Recipes, Activities, and Smart Tips for Organizing Terrific Kids' Book Clubs

About the Author Judy Gelman, a public relations consultant, and co-author Vicki Levy Krupp, a former high school history teacher, have participated in many book clubs. Both are avid readers and [...]

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War, Politics and Superheroes: Ethics and Propaganda in Comics and Film

Review 'A thorough, thought-out treatise that offers new ways of looking at comics and film. It will take its place in the annals of exceptional comic book/film scholarship...essential.' --Choice [...]

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The Theory of the Leisure Class (Oxford World's Classics)

About the Author Martha Banta's forthcoming book from Yale (Summer 2007), One True Theory and the Quest for an American Aesthetic treats iin depth Veblen's role as the champion of new modes of sc [...]

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Don't Panic: Douglas Adams & The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

Review 'It's all devastatingly true - except the bits that are lies' - Douglas Adams * 'Hilarious fun... a source of much delightful trivia' - Publisher's Weekly' Read m [...]

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A Dictionary of Shakespeare’s Sexual Puns and Their Significance

From the Back Cover This dictionary examines previously unnoted puns on the erotic attitudes and practices of the heterosexual and homosexual, the sexual deviant, and the impotent. It includes sc [...]

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Icons of Horror and the Supernatural [2 volumes]: An Encyclopedia of Our Worst Nightmares (Greenwood Icons)

From Booklist In this collection of 24 essays analyzing major 'icons' in the field of horror and supernatural literature, icons are defined as themes?'The Alien,' 'The Haunted House,' 'The Zombie [...]

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