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Slavery and Freedom on the Middle Ground

Maryland During the Nineteenth Century

Barbara Jeanne Fields

During the tumultuous Civil War era, the border state of Maryland occupied a middle position both geographically and socially.  Situated between the slave-labor states of the lower South and the free-labor states of...

September 10, 1987, Paper, $29.00

Confessions of a Concierge

Madame Lucie`s History of Twentieth-Century France

Bonnie G. Smith

Bonnie Smith here tells Madame Lucie's colorful life history, first by skillfully recording the concierge's reminiscences and then by describing her own observations as a participant in Madame Lucie's world. The overall...

September 10, 1987, Paper, $19.50

Coups and Army Rule in Africa

Motivations and Constraints, Second Edition

Samuel Decalo

With permanent military rule widespread throughout Africa, it is clearly important to understand the role of the military in this continent. In Coups and Army Rule in Africa, published in 1976, Samuel Decalo...

July 25, 1990, Cloth, $69.00

Handbook of North American Birds

Volume 4, Diurnal Raptors (Part 1)

Edited by Ralph S. Palmer

Describes the physical features, field identification, habitat, distribution, migration, reproduction, and habits of American species and subspecies north of Mexico.

September 10, 1988, Cloth, $75.00

Handbook of North American Birds

Volume 5, Diurnal Raptors (Part 2)

Edited by Ralph S. Palmer

Describes the physical features, field identification, habitat, distribution, migration, reproduction, and habits of American species and subspecies north of Mexico.

September 10, 1988, Cloth, $75.00

Evolution of Life Histories of Mammals

Theory and Pattern

Edited by Mark S. Boyce

Mammals range in body size from the gigantic blue whale to the tiny Etruscan shrew. Elephants and man may live for nearly one hundred years, while most shrews die before they are three months old. During the past decade,...

September 10, 1988, Cloth, $70.00

The Art of Captain Cook's Voyages

Volume 3, The Voyage of the Resolution and the Discovery, 1776-1780

Rüdiger Joppien and Bernard Smith

Captain James Cook’s three voyages of exploration to the Pacific between 1768 and 1780 were the first of the great European voyages of discovery to carry professional artists. The Art of Captain Cook’s Voyages contains all...

February 24, 1988, Cloth, $295.00

The English Journey

Journal of a Visit to France and Britain in 1826

Karl Friedrich Schinkel; Edited by David Bindman and Gottfried Riemann

In 1826 the great German architect Friedrich Schinkel traveled to England and Scotland, visiting not only the usual tourist attractions but also the factories, bridges, and warehouses that were under construction at the time....

July 28, 1993, Cloth, $50.00

The Papers of Benjamin Franklin, Vol. 25

Volume 25: October 1, 1777, through February 28, 1778

Benjamin Franklin; Edited by William B. Willcox

September 10, 1986, Cloth, $125.00

Medical Work in America

Essays on Health Care

Eliot Freidson

Present-day health care policies in the United States are moving toward a system in which patients will be treated like industrial objects by doctors forced to work mechanically, says the distinguished medical sociologist...

September 10, 1989, Paper, $61.00

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